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Trumpcast
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Chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Jacob Weisberg, chairman of Slate, along with Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie, and the writer Virginia Heffernan, talk to journalists, 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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With her
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What's it like to be on the road to history? Running for president is a big deal, but on With Her, you'll hear from Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine, their supporters, and staff about the little details from the campaign trail they'll never forget.
 
In support of the progressive ideals of Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. In this first episode we get things going and state some Bernie fundamentals. Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/whatwouldberniesandersdo for much more daily information on Bernie Sanders, 2016 candidate for president.
 
I’m not much of a Lefty or a progressive. I’ve never considered myself to be a democratic socialist. I tend to be suspicious of large groups of people who assemble under any banner to do virtually anything. Yet I’m excited about Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. And while I plan to vote for Bernie in the Maryland primary, this podcast is NOT intended to evangelize for him. Rather, I’ll be exploring exactly why voters and volunteers are so excited about Bernie’s candidacy — and how his ca ...
 
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Bernie-2016
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This is an independent podcast established to follow and comment on Bernie Sanders candidacy for President of the United States. This podcast is completely independent of any Candidate, Party or PAC. You can find out more about Bernie-2016 at Bernie-2016.com, you can send me a message at BernieUS2016@gmail.com
 
Follow WNYC’s coverage of the New Jersey governor and Chairman of Donald Trump's transition team under stories tab. And listen to our weekly podcast on the Bridgegate trial hosted by David Furst and featuring reporters Matt Katz and Andrea Bernstein.
 
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Michelle Goldberg, columnist at The New York Times, about the latest surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's nomination, Christine Blasey Ford's allegation, and the #MeToo movement as a whole. Plus, getting exactly what you need from a Kavanaugh character witness. This episode is brought to you by Simplisafe. Start protecting ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to BuzzFeed's Anthony Cormier about his latest money trail story surrounding Aras Agalarov and some suspicious financial activity that happened after the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting. Plus, how illicit money moves around the world and why this is the actual story of our time. This episode is brought to you by the follo ...…
 
This is a teaser of the Trumpcast episode for Sept. 11, 2018. To listen to the full episode, sign up for Slate Plus at slate.com/trumpcastplus. Virginia Heffernan is joined by Jared Yates Sexton, a professor at Georgia Southern University and a close observer of President Trump's rallies. They discuss Plaid Shirt Guy and what the rallies mean a ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by Slate's Dahlia Lithwick to discuss the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, Senator Kamala Harris' interrogation of the Supreme Court nominee, and the protests surrounding the whole event. Plus, the two also discuss the New York Times Op-Ed released by an anonymous senior Trump administration official. John Di Domenico also ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Tom Burgis of the Financial Times about his story "Tower of Secrets: The Russian Money Behind a Donald Trump Skyscraper." The two discuss a deal in Toronto, why western real estate is sought after to clean money, and what more this says about the rise of kleptocracy around the world. Alex Shnaider has responded to Tom's ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Trevor Potter, Former Commissioner & Chairman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC), to talk about how Trump may have violated campaign finance laws. Also, why has the FEC been so ineffective enforcing the laws and why is Trump's case different from John Edwards? Plus, the up and down day of the White House flag a ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by Elie Honig, a former federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, to talk about Allen Weisselberg and if in fact his immunity means the investigations are getting deeper into the Trump Organization. Also, the two game out a few different pardon scenarios surroundings the president and Paul Manafort. P ...…
 
León Krauze jumps into the host chair for the day to chat with The Atlantic's Frank Foer about his cover story on ICE, the fear in immigrant communities, and what to make of the Paul Manafort fiasco at the end of this week. Plus, John Di Domenico returns with more tweets. This episode is brought to you by Blinkist, an app that takes thousands o ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Mimi Rocah, a former assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York, about Cohen's guilty plea and the verdict in the Manafort trial. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Mattathias Schwartz about Trump revoking John Brennan's security clearance. Also, what are we to make of Brennan's outspokenness? What about his legacy? And what did he leave in Trump's hands? Plus, the White House tries to clearly definite NDAs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Lola Ogunnaike, host of "Entertainment Weekly The Show" about Omarosa finally making her way through the Trump love-hate cycle. How has she handled the press and how has the press handled her? Plus, what would an n-word tape do (if anything) about Trump’s already blatant racism? Oh and reality TV. A lot of it. Plus, ...…
 
Trumpcast presents a preview of the 2nd season of Slow Burn. For 11 hours, Monica Lewinsky faced off against federal prosecutors who wanted her to help them take down the president and threatened her with decades in jail. Slate Plus members get a bonus episode of Slow Burn every week. Find out more at slate.com/slowburn. Learn more about your a ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to James R. Clapper, the former Director of National Intelligence, about his book Facts and Fear: Hard Truths From A Life In Intelligence. What did he think of the North Korea & Putin summits? How can our institutions protect themselves from cyber threats? And what else are we to make of the Mueller GRU indictments? Lea ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Clint Watts, the author of Messing with the Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians, and Fake News, about the question of cyberwar. What is it? What counts? Does the United States have a clear strategy around it? And what's some basic internet hygiene we all can practice for safe surfing ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Siva Vaidhyanathan, the author of Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy, about the post-IRA indictment struggles at Facebook and whether or not it can be saved. Plus, Steve Waltien and Kate James join with a new Facebook ad and a doctor with a particular set of skills. Learn more abou ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to James Crabtree, the author of The Billionaire Raj, about the Trump administration's relations with India and why it's not working out. Plus, John Di Domenico returns with the tweets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to the former American ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, about how he ended up in Putin's sights, Trump not confronting Putin, how the Kremlin abuse Interpol and more. Plus, all the presidents' all caps statements. Go to simplisafe.com/TRUMPCAST and start protecting your home today. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Emily Jane Fox, senior reporter at Vanity Fair, about the Trump-Cohen tape that was released on Tuesday, its implications, and why if you don't understand the relationship between the two, you don't understand Trump's relationship to anybody. Plus, the new "hip" form of journalism over at AMI. Learn more about your a ...…
 
Did you hear that your Congress overwhelmingly approved a $717 billion military spending bill which included an $82 BILLION INCREASE (more than the entire military budget of Russia)? Or that Bernie Sanders' amendment to audit the Department of Defense, (which somehow lost track of up to $20 TRILLION over the past few years) was voted down by Re ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Garrett Graff, a contributor at WIRED and the executive director of the Aspen Institute’s Cybersecurity & Technology Program, about the shape of the Mueller investigation. How has the role of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein evolved over the last year? Plus, what's the mood amongst intelligence officials at the ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Bill Browder, Head of the Global Magnitsky Justice campaign, about the moment his name came up during the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki. Why does Vladimir Putin want him more than just about anybody else in the world? Plus, Putin's lies vs. Trump's lies. Go to simplisafe.com/trumpcast and start protecting your home toda ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Anne Applebaum, a columnist at the Washington Post and the author of Red Famine, about the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki. How will we remember it? Why has President Trump refused to confront Putin for attacking our democracy? And how is Trump's foreign policy advancing Putin's worldview? Plus, John Di Domenico returns w ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Max Bergmann, Sr. Fellow at Center for American Progress and Director of The Moscow Project, about the latest round of Mueller indictments and its effects in the lead-up to the Trump/Putin meeting next week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Nadine Strossen, former president of the ACLU, about the mission of the ACLU in the Trump era and whether it's causing any tension in the organization. Plus, John Di Domenico returns with the tweets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Noah Feldman of Harvard Law School and Bloomberg to talk about Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. The two discuss the implications of his nomination on Roe v. Wade and whether or not his writing suggests he'd be in favor or against indicting the president. Plus, Trey Gowdy wants this witch hunt to finish ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Andries du Toit, a researcher and writer at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa, about the years before, during, and after apartheid and if there are any lessons we can take away from it for America today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Joan C. Williams, Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at UC Hastings, about liberal condescension towards the white working class and what the coastal elites get wrong about some Trump supporters. Plus, John Bolton preps with Vladimir Putin for the Helsinki summit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg ...…
 
The What Would Bernie Sanders Do Podcast is back! Why? Well, even when broadcast media thinks they are "fact-checking" or dispelling the lies about immigration coming from the Trump administration, the lies are still repeated far more than the truth. The lack of accurate and persistent pushback from the talking heads on CNN, MSNBC and NPR led D ...…
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Nicole Hemmer, an assistant professor at UVA's Miller Center, about the topic of "civility." How has the word been used to protect the status quo in the past? And is this what happens when a political system is failing a people? Plus, Steve Waltien, Asher Perlman, and Kate James return to teach us a lesson on civility. Le ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Rick Hasen, a Professor of Law and Political Science at UC Irvine, about Justice Kennedy's retirement from the Supreme Court, the weight this will put on Chief Justice John Roberts, and whether or not this will finally motivate the left to vote on the courts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Emily Bazelon about SCOTUS and its decision on Trump's travel ban. Plus, what are we to make of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Andrea Pitzer, the author of One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps. The two provide context to a conversation being had today about whether the detention centers on the border merit comparison to concentration camps. Plus, what justifications have been used in the past to keep civilians detained without ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to KPBS's Jean Guerrero about a migrant children facility she visited and why presenting yourself for asylum at a port of entry isn't all the administration talks it up to be. Then, Erik Hanshew, a federal public defender in El Paso, joins us to discuss the cases he's seeing along the border and how difficult it is to reuni ...…
 
Slate's Dahlia Lithwick reads her cover story from earlier this week, "It's All Too Much, and We Still Have to Care." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jayson De Leon jumps into the host seat for the day to chat about Paul Manafort's arraignment with Tierney Sneed of Talking Points Memo who was at the courthouse to watch the day's events unravel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Alexandra Bell, Senior Policy Director at the Center for Arms Control & Non-Proliferation, about Trump's meeting with Kim Jong-Un and what, if anything, substantive came out of it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Slate's Jordan Weissmann to talk about Trump's showdown with Trudeau on tariffs and the future of NAFTA. Plus, two soldiers receive their centuries-old wish. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by Slate's Dahlia Lithwick to talk about Trump's performative pardons and how he continues to destabilize trust in our institutions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to BuzzFeed's Anthony Cormier about his story that broke today on Ivanka Trump's Olympic weightlifter connection to Vladimir Putin and what that has to do with Trump Tower Moscow. Plus, insight into the relationship between Michael Cohen and the president's daughter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Jed Shugerman, a professor at Fordham law school, to talk about the letter that leaked this past weekend wherein the president's lawyers all but admitted that he obstructed justice. Plus, what's the bigger game plan behind the leak and how can this effect Rod Rosenstein's oversight of the investigation? Learn more ab ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg, Virginia Heffernan, and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Michael Avenatti to talk about his day in court and his strategy heading forward in the Stormy Daniels case. Plus, the three discuss Trump's "Spygate" (or, "Spyghazi," rather) and the cancellation of Roseanne's TV show after her racist tweets. Plus, Steve Waltien, Kate James, a ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Daniel Dale of the Toronto Star about his running tally of Trump's false claims and what the difference is between that and his lies. Also, if the President is just spewing crap all the time, what's the point of tracking it and organizing it into categories? Plus, the White House continues to have a major problem stoppin ...…
 
For a Memorial Day weekend bonus episode, we've compiled three brand new sketches to share with you – from Don Jr's Trump Tower transcript to the reaction from Trump's base on the ZTE deal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Noah Feldman of Harvard Law School about what it would take to prosecute a sitting president. Plus, is the free speech decision about Trump's Twitter wrong? And is Trump taking a page out of Bill Clinton's book? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Rebecca Roiphe of New York Law School about the stress test Trump is putting on prosecutorial independence and how the DoJ is responding to it. Have you bought tickets to our live show yet? Our special guest is Michael Avenatti! We'll be live from The Bell House in Brooklyn on May 30th. Be sure to get your tickets before ...…
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Vox's Dara Lind about the latest moves the Trump administration has made on immigration and on the southern border. Join us for our live show in Brooklyn, NY on May 30th at 730PM (ET). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
We're introducing you to a new show from Slate today called Upon Further Review! Listen to the first episode via Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, TuneIn, or wherever you listen. Football really mattered to Richard Nixon. Only one problem — he sucked at it. That frustration fueled a persecution complex that would eventually bring ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by The Washington Post's David Fahrenthold to discuss Trump's repayment to Michael Cohen, what else we learned from the President's financial disclosure , and just what the hell is the Chicago Unit Acquisition LLC? Join us for our live show in Brooklyn, NY on May 30th at 730PM (ET). Learn more about your ad choices. Vis ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to the journalist, Theo Padnos, about his open letter to Trump's CIA nominee, Gina Haspel. about his time spent in a Syrian torture prison and why, if it comes down to it, she must never obey torture orders from our Commander-in-chief. Join us for our live show in Brooklyn, NY on May 30th at 730PM (ET). Learn more about ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by Isaac Butler, host of Slate's new podcast "Lend Me Your Ears," to talk about his show and what inspired it. Plus, Isaac and Virginia talk to the author of Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics, Stephen Greenblatt, about the psychic tyranny of of Shakespeare's tyrants and what the work of the playwright can tell us abou ...…
 
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