Ep. 812 What Post-Verdict Polls Show, and How ‘The Apprentice’ Made Donald Trump a Megastar

Megyn is joined by political commentators Hogan Gidley and David Pakman to discuss the 80th anniversary of D-Day, the “teenagers” who put their lives on the line for our country, how wars used to bring America together, the change in the definition of “bravery,” illegal immigration under Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the political implications of immigration in 2024, inflation as a campaign issue, whether the Trump guilty verdict will help or hurt him, what the polls are showing so far, details of the Hunter Biden laptop scandal, what issues are going to bring people to the ballot box in November, and more. 

Then, Ramin Setoodeh, author of Apprentice in Wonderland, joins to discuss the impact NBC’s hit show The Apprentice had on Trump’s career and cultural relevance, how his catch phrase “you’re fired” came to be, behind-the-scenes details of the show, how the program helped pave the way for his eventual run for president, the real reason Trump decided to bring Omarosa Manigault Newman to the White House, how Trump thrives on chaos, Trump’s legacy in media, entertainment, and politics, and more. 

Finally, Megyn concludes the show by paying tribute to those who served on D-Day, an emotional moment from one service member, how Hillary Clinton made the somber occasion political, and more.