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Donald Trump’s historic presidency will look unlike any other that’s come before it. From his outsider status in Washington to his family’s continued residence in New York to his complicated business empire, each episode of this podcast will focus on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that defies conventions and ask the question, “Can he do that?” Hosted by Allison Michaels and co-hosted each week by a different Post reporter, “Can He Do That?” features original reporting that will illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency and explain what that means for people in the United States and the rest of the world.

Donald Trump’s historic presidency will look unlike any other that’s come before it. From his outsider status in Washington to his family’s continued residence in New York to his complicated business empire, each episode of this podcast will focus on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that defies conventions and ask the question, “Can he do that?” Hosted by Allison Michaels and co-hosted each week by a different Post reporter, “Can He Do That?” features original reporting that will illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency and explain what that means for people in the United States and the rest of the world.
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Donald Trump’s historic presidency will look unlike any other that’s come before it. From his outsider status in Washington to his family’s continued residence in New York to his complicated business empire, each episode of this podcast will focus on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that defies conventions and ask the question, “Can he do that?” Hosted by Allison Michaels and co-hosted each week by a different Post reporter, “Can He Do That?” features original reporting that will illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency and explain what that means for people in the United States and the rest of the world.

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English


Episodes

What to expect in Year Two of the Mueller investigation

5/19/2018
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One year into the Mueller investigation, we ask: What happens next? And what if President Trump is right, and this all turns out to be nothing?

Duration:00:30:26

The president is backing out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Will ‘the Trump Doctrine’ work?

5/11/2018
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President Trump’s decision could unilaterally kill the landmark agreement — and his unconventional foreign policy approach could have widespread repercussions.

Duration:00:31:20

Midterms and Trump: What to look for as we enter primary season

5/5/2018
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What does the state of the midterm season say about President Trump, and his effect on the political landscape of the country?

Duration:00:24:26

Will Trump get Americans off of welfare?

4/28/2018
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Recent Trump executive actions are part of an effort to curb the number of people who rely on the government-funded "social safety net." How will these new restrictions affect low-income Americans?

Duration:00:27:51

Will courts let the Trump administration put a citizenship question on the Census?

4/21/2018
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The Trump Administration wants to ask people about their citizenship status on the 2020 Census. Why are Democrats fighting this?

Duration:00:37:47

Special episode: Trump’s lawyer got raided by the FBI. Now what will Trump do?

4/12/2018
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This week, we talk with reporter Matt Zapotosky about the FBI raid on attorney Michael Cohen — and potential implications for President Trump and the future of Robert Mueller's investigation.

Duration:00:24:12

Will Trump change how America pays for its infrastructure?

4/7/2018
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So far, there's no $1.5 trillion infrastructure package. But Trump is still having a significant effect on how America funds and prioritizes its most significant transportation projects.

Duration:00:30:30

Will Trump change America's relationship with internet privacy?

3/31/2018
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Confused about the Cambridge Analytica scandal and how it relates to President Trump? You're not alone. Reporter Tony Romm and internet privacy expert Daniel Kreiss take us on a deep dive.

Duration:00:28:07

When will Trump stop firing people and settle on his ‘A-team’?

3/24/2018
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The firings, resignations, and ousters in the White House have reached a crescendo. What does that say about Trump – as a manager, as a policy-maker, and as a public persona?

Duration:00:25:42

Will Trump convince Kim Jong-Un to give up nuclear weapons?

3/17/2018
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President Trump says he will sit down with North Korea and negotiate a deal on nuclear disarmament. On this week’s episode of “Can He Do That,” we talk to someone who’s tried that before.

Duration:00:32:52

Special episode: One year after Trump’s inauguration, we revisit his speech

1/19/2018
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One year ago, President Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. In his speech, he painted his picture of America and made promises for his presidency. White House correspondents Jenna Johnson and Josh Dawsey listen back and discuss what’s happened since.

Duration:00:34:52

We'll be back in 2018

12/15/2017
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With highlights from some of this year's best episodes, Allison Michaels signs off for now.

Duration:00:05:40

Special episode: What does Doug Jones's win in Alabama mean for the country?

12/13/2017
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Robert Costa reports on voter sentiment from Alabama. Plus, we dive into what happens for Trump, Congress, and party divisions in our country now that Alabama has elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate.

Duration:00:27:06

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