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Will the Polar Vortex in Iowa Freeze Out the Trump Voter? Plus, Tina Nguyen on ‘The MAGA Diaries.’

David Kochel joins to talk about the importance of the upcoming Iowa caucus for Donald Trump and the other GOP presidential hopefuls

Donald Trump Campaigns For President In Iowa Ahead Of State’s Caucus Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images


Tara is joined by veteran political strategist and cohost of the Highball Politics podcast, David Kochel, to talk about the importance of the upcoming Iowa caucus for Donald Trump and the other GOP presidential hopefuls. Next, friend and founding correspondent for Puck news Tina Nguyen stops by the pod to discuss her upcoming memoir, The MAGA Diaries: My Surreal Adventures in the Right Wing, and How I Got Out. They share their personal experiences coming up as young journalists in the conservative media sphere, shine a light on some of the MAGA movement’s inner machinations, and talk about its impact on the 2024 presidential election (35:57).

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Host: Tara Palmeri
Guests: David Kochel and Tina Nguyen
Associate Producer: Chris Sutton
Production Supervision: Conor Nevins

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