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The Chris Cuomo Project

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The Chris Cuomo Project is the official podcast of award-winning veteran broadcast journalist Chris Cuomo. Chris’ independent voice provides listeners with an up-close view of politics, global affairs, and American culture from a vantage point uniquely shaped by decades of insider experience. Every Tuesday, Chris presents his signature take on today’s pressing current events — and explores how these stories are being covered by all sides of the media — through in-depth interviews with newsmakers, tastemakers, and other influential figures. On Thursdays, Chris shares insights into subjects that deeply matter to him personally, and answers YouTube comments and listener phone calls. Free from the constraints of a traditional media organization, The Chris Cuomo Project is home to independents, free agents, and those who don’t fit nicely on one side or the other. Let’s get after it.

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United States

Description:

The Chris Cuomo Project is the official podcast of award-winning veteran broadcast journalist Chris Cuomo. Chris’ independent voice provides listeners with an up-close view of politics, global affairs, and American culture from a vantage point uniquely shaped by decades of insider experience. Every Tuesday, Chris presents his signature take on today’s pressing current events — and explores how these stories are being covered by all sides of the media — through in-depth interviews with newsmakers, tastemakers, and other influential figures. On Thursdays, Chris shares insights into subjects that deeply matter to him personally, and answers YouTube comments and listener phone calls. Free from the constraints of a traditional media organization, The Chris Cuomo Project is home to independents, free agents, and those who don’t fit nicely on one side or the other. Let’s get after it.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Jillian Michaels, Fitness Icon, Talks Trans Athletes and Fairness in Sports

5/21/2024
On this episode of The Chris Cuomo Project, Chris interviews fitness guru Jillian Michaels. Known for her role on 'The Biggest Loser' and her outspoken views on health and fitness, Jillian shares her controversial stance on transgender women competing in women's sports. In this candid and thought-provoking conversation, she dives into the contentious topics of fairness, inclusion, and the impact on female athletes. Explore her reasons for speaking out, the scientific data behind her arguments, and the personal and professional risks she's taking. Don't miss this eye-opening discussion. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:13:52

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Chris Cuomo answers comments about Israel's role as Middle East ‘policeman,’ CNN guests, and more

5/16/2024
Chris Cuomo tackles tough questions and sharp critiques from podcast listeners and YouTube commenters, touching upon the role of Israel as the 'policeman' of the Middle East, accusations of political bias, the types of guests that would be allowed on CNN, the challenges of finding purpose in work, and many more. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:38

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What happens if Joe Biden wins the 2024 election?

5/14/2024
Chris Cuomo explores the potential outcomes of a 2024 Biden victory, addressing both personal and policy implications of his possible reelection. He speculates on Trump's reaction to losing, the possibility of unrest, and the challenges Vice President Kamala Harris might face if she were to assume presidency due to a Biden incapacity. Chris also examines policy changes on immigration, the effect of Congress composition on Biden's agenda, and foreign policy in a second Biden term. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:03

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Don’t Like Trump or Biden? Here’s a Better Way to Vote

5/9/2024
Chris Cuomo tackles a provocative and pressing issue: the dilemma facing many American voters who are dissatisfied with both major presidential candidates in the 2024 election. With Joe Biden and Donald Trump at the top of the ticket, Chris proposes focusing on the down-ballot races, such as Congress and local seats, which often have a more direct impact on policy and governance than the president does. By voting in these races and skipping the presidential vote, Chris argues you’re not shirking your civic duty but rather redirecting your influence to where it might matter most. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:41

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Tulsi Gabbard's Case Against the Democratic Party

5/7/2024
Tulsi Gabbard (four-term congresswoman and author, “For Love of Country: Leave the Democrat Party Behind”) joins Chris Cuomo to share why she left the Democratic Party, touching on her concerns about its increasingly partisan policies. She critiques the party's handling of key issues like free speech, foreign policy, and the role of government, arguing that its current trajectory undermines American values. Gabbard also discusses the impact of identity politics on national unity, the importance of a balanced foreign policy approach, and the need for genuine accountability in government. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:07

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Chris Cuomo answers YouTube comments about not being critical enough of Trump, student loans & more

5/2/2024
Chris Cuomo tackles a fresh set of YouTube comments and listener calls, including remarks that he’s not being critical enough of Donald Trump, the practicalities of student loan repayments, solutions to gun violence, the emotional toll of the Iraq war on veterans, and more. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:03

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How Trump Could (And Might) Win The Hush Money Case

4/30/2024
Chris Cuomo explores the complexities of Donald Trump's potential to overcome the hush money case in New York, delving into legal nuances and political motivations, and arguing that Trump is likely to win due to procedural weaknesses and the highly political nature of the charges. He emphasizes the discrepancy in prosecutorial discretion and how similar cases are typically handled, suggesting a strong possibility that Trump's notoriety and the prosecutorial approach may sway the jury towards acquittal. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:16

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Ousting Mike Johnson: Controversy or Nontroversy?

4/25/2024
Chris Cuomo navigates another series of potential news controversies to distinguish between substantial stories and nontroversies, including a possible ousting of House Speaker Mike Johnson initiated by Marjorie Taylor Greene, the fluctuating stock price of Donald Trump’s Trump Media, a Boeing whistleblower warning about more airplane safety issues, and Marques Brownlee’s review of the Humane AI Pin. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:37

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Ronda Rousey On Fighting Through Concussions, Joe Rogan's Turn Against Her & Life After The Octagon

4/23/2024
Ronda Rousey (professional mixed martial artist, wrestler, and author, "Our Fight") opens up to Chris Cuomo about her illustrious fight career and the personal battles that have shaped her. Rousey discusses her rapid ascent within the UFC, pivotal lessons from her loss to Holly Holm, and her ventures beyond, including a significant stint in WWE. She candidly reflects on the physical and psychological challenges she's encountered throughout her career, particularly her struggles with repeated concussions, as well as Joe Rogan's turn against her. Reflecting further, Rousey also delves into her transformative journey towards sustainability and motherhood, showcasing her evolution from a celebrated fighter to a passionate advocate for change. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:43

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Back To 1864: How The Republican Abortion Strategy Is Unraveling

4/18/2024
Chris Cuomo scrutinizes the Republican party’s political strategies post-Roe v. Wade overturn, focusing on the recent controversial Arizona decision as a case study of the broader implications of the Dobbs ruling. He criticizes the GOP’s abortion focus, highlighting its misalignment with key societal issues and the inconsistencies in their pro-life arguments. Cuomo warns of significant political repercussions for the party, as their stance on reproductive rights faces growing public backlash, underscored by recent election outcomes. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:19

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The Parallels Between O.J. Simpson and Donald Trump’s Trials

4/16/2024
Chris Cuomo discusses the O.J. Simpson murder trial and its relation to Donald Trump’s hush money criminal trial, emphasizing the unique aspects of American culture, law, and justice these cases highlight. Cuomo explores the reasons behind O.J. Simpson's acquittal, emphasizing racial injustice and the American justice system's discrepancies. He contrasts this with New York’s prosecution of Donald Trump, suggesting that both cases represent broader issues of fairness, privilege, and the exercise of prosecutorial discretion. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:48

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Why The VP Pick Could Actually Matter In 2024

4/11/2024
Chris Cuomo delves into the critical significance of Vice Presidential picks for the 2024 presidential election, shedding light on how choices such as Kamala Harris as Biden's running mate, Nicole Shanahan as RFK Jr.'s VP choice, and the yet-to-be-revealed pick for Trump could sway voter opinions and ultimately determine the outcome of the race. With insights into the evolving political landscape, Cuomo uncovers the surprising influence of these selections on electoral success in 2024 and offers up potential game-changing picks that could reshape the race. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:18

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How Tennis Bad Boy Nick Kyrgios Found Himself Through "Good Trouble"

4/9/2024
Professional tennis player Nick Kyrgios opens up to Chris Cuomo about his journey from a volatile on-court persona to developing authentic conversations on “Good Trouble,” his hit new podcast. Kyrgios shares how family support and introspection helped him navigate dark times, embrace his true introverted self, and gain an invaluable perspective on overcoming challenges. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:39

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What happens if Donald Trump wins the 2024 election?

4/4/2024
Chris Cuomo explores what might happen if Donald Trump wins the 2024 presidential election. Leaning on Trump’s recent actions and rhetoric, particularly towards the media and his political opponents, Chris explores possible contentious policies and broader consequences of his governance, emphasizing the need for voters to think critically about the outcome of ushering in a second Trump administration. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:35

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Donald Trump Selling Bibles: Controversy or Nontroversy?

4/2/2024
Chris Cuomo dives into recent major news stories to determine whether they highlight real controversies or nontroversies, including Donald Trump’s sales pitch for the $59.99 God Bless the USA Bible, Ronna McDaniel’s hiring and ouster by NBC News, and the approval of a congestion pricing plan that will impact drivers in New York City. Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:40

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Bridging Divides: Why I Chose to Talk with Tucker Carlson

3/28/2024
Chris Cuomo elaborates on the importance of engaging in conversations with those holding differing opinions, amidst criticism for talking to controversial figures like Tucker Carlson and Jackson Hinkle. Chris argues that current divisions and siloed thinking have led to a dysfunctional status quo, stressing that conversation, not censorship, is key to finding common ground and addressing shared concerns. Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:48

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Mehdi Hasan on Trump and Democracy’s Future, Biden and Gaza, and Leaving MSNBC

3/26/2024
Mehdi Hasan (founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief, Zeteo News) joins Chris Cuomo for a comprehensive discussion of contemporary politics and media dynamics. Hasan dives into his departure from MSNBC and aspirations for his new media company, Zeteo, the importance of critical journalism and the necessity of confronting ideological echo chambers, Donald Trump’s continued hold on the Republican Party, and whether Israel’s war against Hamas may end up costing Joe Biden the presidential election. Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:02:53

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Chris Cuomo reacts to questions about election deniers, UFOs, climate change, and more

3/21/2024
Chris Cuomo responds to another batch of YouTube comments and listener calls about election deniers that continue to push Donald Trump’s false claims about the 2020 election, the media ignoring stories of UAPs and UFOs, RFK Jr.’s stance on vaccines, and many more. Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:42

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Rethinking Immigration: The Lessons of Ellis Island and Today's Border Crisis

3/19/2024
Chris Cuomo explores the complex issue of immigration in the United States, revisiting the Ellis Island model to manage immigration more effectively. Chris delves into the history of Ellis Island, shedding light on its operations and the common misconceptions surrounding it, and suggests a need for modern, comprehensive infrastructure to help conduct efficient immigration processing. Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:50

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Tucker Carlson and Chris Cuomo in Conversation on Media Ethics, Mistakes, and Moving Forward

3/14/2024
In part two of their conversation, Chris Cuomo and Tucker Carlson (host, Tucker Carlson Network) delve into the into the complexities of disagreement in politics, family loyalty, and media ethics. Chris shares insights into his career journey, from being hired by Roger Ailes at Fox News to his eventual firing from CNN, and how these experiences shaped his perspectives on facing personal and professional challenges head-on. Tucker and Chris also touch upon the importance of critical thinking, the failure of the two-party system, and the potential for more nuanced and open-minded public discourse. Join Chris Ad-Free On Substack: http://thechriscuomoproject.substack.com Follow and subscribe to The Chris Cuomo Project on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube for new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday: https://linktr.ee/cuomoproject #cuomo #cuomoproject #tuckercarlson #newsnation #news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:04