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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate that sets out to understand the real Donald Trump. Jacob Weisberg, chairman and editor-in-chief of Slate, will be talking to historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is, and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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Episodes

The Last Person Standing

9/21/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Vanity Fair's Sarah Ellison about Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, and just what life in the administration has been like for the First Daughter. Read Sarah's story in Vanity Fair by clicking here. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live. We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan. Use the hashtag #AskTrumpcast...

Duration: 00:33:16


Cornering Manafort

9/19/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to former FBI special agent & current CNN Legal and National Security analyst, Asha Rangappa, about the Manafort wiretap & the more detailed account of the raid on his home earlier this summer. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live. We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan. Use the hashtag #AskTrumpcast on Twitter or send us...

Duration: 00:21:09


Becoming the Opposition

9/16/2017
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Josh King talks to Philippe Reines, longtime spokesman and adviser to Hillary Clinton, about playing Donald Trump in debate prep and his former boss' book What Happened. Slate Plus listeners, stick around after the show to hear our producer, Jayson De Leon, talk to The Ringer’s Editor-at-Large, Bryan Curtis, about ESPN’s Jemele Hill. To sign up for Slate Plus go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go...

Duration: 00:36:14


If You're Concerned and You Know It, Just Impeach

9/14/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matt Miller, formerly of the DoJ and currently an MSNBC Justice and Security Analyst, about the latest surrounding the Trump-Russia investigations. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live. We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan. Use the hashtag #AskTrumpcast on Twitter or send us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Learn...

Duration: 00:27:26


The Party That Can't Govern

9/13/2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Julia Azari, a professor of political science at Marquette, about Trump's relationship with the GOP and why the Republicans can't govern. Don't miss our upcoming live shows in Austin, TX and San Francisco, CA! For more info and tickets go to Slate.com/Live. We're also still taking your questions for a future episode with Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan. Use the hashtag #AskTrumpcast on Twitter or send us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Learn more about your...

Duration: 00:23:13


How to Read L’Affaire Russe

9/11/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes about who's saying what in the Trump-Russia investigation and why it's important to know the difference. You can read Ben's piece over at Lawfare by clicking here. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don’t forget about our live show in Austin, Texas, for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. We’ll...

Duration: 00:26:32


Facebook's Russia Problem

9/8/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to WIRED's Issie Lapowsky about the news from this week that Russian-linked accounts bought political ads on Facebook during the 2016 election. What does this mean for Facebook moving forward and why is this a problem that isn't going to go away? This week on Slate Plus, our producer, Jayson De Leon, chats with Slate's Jim Newell about Trump's deal with the Democrats on the debt ceiling. To sign up for Slate Plus go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus. Do you have a...

Duration: 00:34:37


The Big Debt

9/6/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Bloomberg's Caleb Melby about Jared Kushner, the Kushner Company, and the mounting debt at their building – 666 Fifth Ave. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don’t forget about our live show in Austin, Texas, for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. We’ll be live from the Texas Union Theatre with special guests Jill...

Duration: 00:28:49


800,000 Hostages

9/5/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Julia Preston of The Marshall Project about the end of DACA, its political motivations, and what this all means for the dreamers. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don’t forget about our live show in Austin, Texas, for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. We’ll be live from the Texas Union Theatre with special guests...

Duration: 00:25:00


A New Breed of Lobbyists

9/2/2017
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Josh King talks to Nicholas Confessore of The New York Times about the new breed of lobbyists getting rich in Trump's Washington. Read Nick's full story in The New York Times Magazine by clicking here. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don’t forget about our live show in Austin, Texas, for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. We’ll be live...

Duration: 00:25:35


Lessons For a Recovery

9/1/2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Gary Rivlin, author of Katrina: After the Flood, about the lessons of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and how they can be used going forward in Houston's recovery. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don’t forget about our live show in Austin, Texas, for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. We’ll be live from the Texas...

Duration: 00:21:57


The Key to a Thousand Doors

8/30/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Andrew Rice, a contributing editor at New York Magazine, about Felix Sater, Trump's original Russia connection, and why his name may come up more and more as Mueller's investigation unravels. Read Andrew's story The Original Russia Connection over at New York Magazine. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don’t forget about our live show in...

Duration: 00:24:54


The "Revolting" Administration

8/28/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to The Atlantic's McKay Coppins about the Trump cabinet appointees who over the weekend showed their lack of confidence in the President. Do you have a question for us? Send us a tweet @realTrumpcast or use the #AskTrumpcast hashtag. You can also leave us a voice message at: (646)-598-6510. Don't forget about our live show in Austin, TX for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday September, 23rd at 7:30PM. We'll be live from the Texas Union Theatre with special guests...

Duration: 00:24:12


The Pardon That Sets a Dangerous Precedent

8/26/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Antonia Noori Farzan of the Phoenix New Times to get a background on the now pardoned ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio and just what the sentiment is in Phoenix and Maricopa County about the events of the last week. Then, Slate's Mark Joseph Stern joins Virginia to talk about the legal aspects of the President's pardon and why this may set a dangerous precedent moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:30:53


The Complainer-in-Chief

8/25/2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to FiveThirtyEight's Clare Malone about Trump's week of complaining and just how vulnerable Republicans are to attacks by the President. Don't forget about our live show in Austin, TX for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday September, 23rd at 7:30PM. We'll be live from the Texas Union Theatre with special guests Jill Abramson (Former Executive Editor of the New York Times) & Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX). For tickets go to Slate.com/Live. Also, are you a Slate Plus...

Duration: 00:24:35


A Taxonomy of the Alt-Right, Alt-Light, and Alt-Etcs

8/23/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Andrew Marantz, a writer at The New Yorker, about the many warring factions within the alt-right and rethinking how the left should respond to them moving forward. Don't forget about our live show in Austin, TX for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday September, 23rd at 7:30PM. We'll be live from the Texas Union Theatre with special guests Jill Abramson (Former Executive Editor of the New York Times) & Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX). For tickets go to...

Duration: 00:30:49


The Corruption of Carl Icahn

8/22/2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to The New Yorker staff writer, Patrick Raden Keefe, about his latest piece "Carl Icahn's Failed Raid on Washington" – a story about how an obscure EPA rule brought down the billionaire Trump adviser. Don't forget about our live show in Austin, TX for the Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday September, 23rd at 7:30PM. We'll be live from the Texas Union Theatre with special guests Jill Abramson (Former Executive Editor of the New York Times) & Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX)....

Duration: 00:25:09


The Anti-Fascists AKA The Antifa

8/18/2017
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Virginia Heffernan chats with Mark Bray, the author of Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook to figure just who the antifa are and where they come from. Are you a Slate Plus member yet? If not, why not? With Slate Plus you can get bonus segments of Trumpcast and ad-free versions of all your favorite Slate shows. Just go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus to sign up.

Duration: 00:23:20


The Press Conference That Did Him In?

8/16/2017
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Jacob Weisberg is joined by fellow Trumpcast cohosts Virginia Heffernan and Jamelle Bouie to talk about Donald Trump's press conference yesterday and why this is a significant turning point in his presidency. Slate Plus members, stay tuned after the show to listen to Jacob and Virginia chat about what the decent people in the Trump administration should be doing now. To sign up for Slate Plus go to Slate.com/TrumpcastPlus.

Duration: 00:25:11


"There's Nothing New Under the Sun..."

8/14/2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Jamelle Bouie about the tragic events of this weekend in Charlottesville, VA and how this can no longer allow Americans to put their heads in the sand about what really got Trump elected.

Duration: 00:23:11

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