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The Asset

The Asset

District Productive

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In 2016, Donald Trump conspired with a foreign government to become President of the United States. On July 25, 2019, with the 2020 election around the corner, he decided to do it again.

The first time around, it was collusion, aiding and abetting Russia’s attack on American democracy. The second time, it was extortion, demanding the Ukrainian government manufacture dirt on Trump’s political opponents in exchange for help the country needs to fend off a Russian invasion and chart a democratic future free of Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin.

To make sense of these recent events that have rocked American politics and led to very real concerns that the President of the United States may be a Russian asset, we need to dig a little deeper.

In Season 1, The Asset dives into Trump’s decades-long history with Russia, from his extensive business dealings with Russian oligarchs to his presidential campaign and the investigations that have sent some of his closest associates to prison.

In Season 2, The Asset explores the backstory to Trump’s infamous phone call with the newly-elected Ukrainian President, where he demanded an investigation into a political opponent and set off a series of events leading to the impeachment inquiry.

Hosted by Max Bergmann, a senior fellow and director of the Moscow Project at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, and featuring expert guests, The Asset will put together the pieces of Trump’s relationship with Russia and Ukrainian extortion campaign.

The Asset is a partnership between the Center for American Progress Action Fund, District Productive, and Protect the Investigation. It is produced by Paul Woodhull, a 20-year veteran media executive and president of Build Better Media, and Peter Ogburn, the executive producer of the Bill Press Show.

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How many episodes does The Asset have?

The Asset currently has 50 episodes available.

What topics does The Asset cover?

The podcast is about Election, Russia, True Crime, Fbi, Cia, Ukraine, Hacking, Podcasts, Impeachment and Government.

What is the most popular episode on The Asset?

The episode title 'BONUS-The Truth about Vladmir Putin's Reign of International Terror' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on The Asset?

The average episode length on The Asset is 41 minutes.

How often are episodes of The Asset released?

Episodes of The Asset are typically released every 8 days, 4 hours.

When was the first episode of The Asset?

The first episode of The Asset was released on Apr 26, 2019.

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