Norman "Norm" J. Ornstein is an American political scientist and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a Washington D.C. conservative think tank. He is also the co-author of It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism.
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Veteran Washington observer Norm Ornstein tracks the erosion of norms that once allowed Washington to work. From Newt Gingrich instructing Republicans to demonize Democrats as “sick, corrupt, traitors” to Mitch McConnell denying Merrick Garland a hearing.  The abandonment of fact-based evidence, shutting down the government, using the filibuster to grind the Senate to a halt, to a pathological President attacking the media as “enemies of the people.”
Author and resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute Norm Ornstein joins David to discuss the impact of mental illness in his life, the prospect of political reform post-Trump, the loss of Congressional norms, and more.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy
Journalists E.J. Dionne and Norm Ornstein believe the Trump presidency and this period of national soul-searching could lead to an era of Democratic renewal. Their new book (with Thomas Mann) is 'One Nation After Trump.' Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews 'Tomorrow Forever' by Matthew Sweet, and Lloyd Schwartz visits an art exhibit of paintings by Florine Stettheimer.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Oct 14th, 1948
Location
Washington, D.C., DC, USA
Episode Count
4
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
3 hours, 36 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 640812