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Trumpcast
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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate 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, will be talking 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
Monthly
 
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
Monthly+
 
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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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 ...…
 
Hey Trumpcast listeners we wanted to introduce you to a new show! It's called Lend Me Your Ears and it's a six-part podcast miniseries exploring how Shakespeare’s works have shaped our modern views on politics. Each month, host Isaac Butler will dig into a different Shakespeare play to explore how Shakespeare was responding to his current event ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Virginia Heffernan and ProPublica's Jesse Eisinger to discuss the latest Michael Cohen story surrounding his Delaware LLC. Be sure to join Trumpcast Live in Brooklyn on May 30th! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Slate's War Stories correspondent, Fred Kaplan, about President Trump pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal. Plus, grifting vs. grafting and more Trump tweets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by her co-host, Jacob Weisberg, to chat about pornstars, hush money, sex, and lies as enhanced by Rudy Giuliani this week. Join us at our live show in Brooklyn, NY on Wednesday May 30th! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev to talk about the "Arena" project which analyzes disinformation, polarization, and tries to create a counter-response to all the noise. The three discuss the tactics of Russian disinformation, how to talk about it, and how to create a powerful counter narrative. Plus, the vetting ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Eric Columbus, a former lawyer at the Department of Justice, about the leak of the Mueller questions and the questions themselves. What can we read into them? What do we make of the leak? Don't forget to buy tickets to our live show in Brooklyn, NY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to the author of Chasing Hillary, Amy Chozick, about "New York Times worship," being what she calls an "unwitting agent of Russian intelligence," and why she kept having dreams of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail. Plus, the RNC is still digging for the right website to discredit James Comey. Learn more about your a ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by the media critic, Jay Rosen, to talk about why he thinks Trump is winning and the press is losing. Plus, Rod Rosenstein has been under fire for so long that he's prepared himself for the phone call. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Slate's Mark Joseph Stern about the opening arguments at the Supreme Court today surrounding Trump's travel ban and then is joined by Ian Bremmer to chat through his new book Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism. Do you have tickets to our live show yet? We'll be live at the Brooklyn Bell House on May 30th with a sp ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg and Virginia Heffernan discuss James Comey's new book A Higher Loyalty and the recent batch of Comey memos that leaked on Thursday evening. Be sure to buy tickets to our live show on May 30th in Brooklyn, NY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York (SDNY), Mimi Rocah, about her start at the department in the early 2000s, working alongside Jim Comey, and what her prosecutions of organized crime units for the SDNY can tell us about the Michael Cohen case. Be sure to buy tickets to our ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Tim O'Brien, Executive Editor of Bloomberg View, to catch up about the latest surrounding the Michael Cohen story and why it may not be all the media is cooking it up to be. Plus, who are the two names we should be looking for as the investigation into the Trump organization moves forward? Steve Waltien and Asher Perlman ...…
 
Jamelle Bouie talks to Mother Jones' Rebecca Leber about the "liberties" Scott Pruitt is taking as a public official and how it's effecting the EPA as a whole. Trumpcast will be live in Brooklyn, NY on May 30th at 7:30PM (ET). Tickets are currently on sale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to former FBI special agent Asha Rangappa and The New Yorker's Adam Davidson about the raid on Michael Cohen's office and why Michael Cohen is much more than just Trump's personal lawyer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by host of Slate's El Gabfest, León Krauze, to discuss Trump's renewed nativist delusions, the responses by the Mexican president and Mexican presidential candidates, and just what Americans can do to counter Trump's narrative. Did you like today's show? If so, show your support by voting for us for a Webby! And don ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Dexter Filkins of The New Yorker about the young 30-somethings trying to reform the Middle East – Jared Kushner and Mohammed bin Salman. How did they forge this relationship? What does Saudi Arabia want in the region and how is the White House emboldening them? Did you like today's show? If so, show your support by votin ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Erik Wemple of The Washington Post about Sinclair Broadcasting, Trump's recent attacks on the press, and the decline of local news. Don't forget to vote for Trumpcast to win a Webby! And come check out Slow Burn Live in NYC! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Jesse Drucker of The New York Times about the money coming into Kushner Co's hands (which Jared continues to have a significant stake in) from both foreign and domestic partners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Timothy Snyder, the author of The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America. The two discuss the shift from a politics of inevitability to a politics of eternity and just what that means. Also, Tim describes the ways in which Russia is attacking the American psychosphere and how modern oligarchies are using irrational i ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to Vanity Fair's Emily Jane Fox about the Stormy Daniels' 60 Minutes interview and just how Michael Cohen's role in the scandal could factor into the Mueller investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg chats with Fred Kaplan about the departure of H.R. McMaster and the arrival of John Bolton. Also, Harry Litman, a former US Attorney, joins us to talk about the latest shakeups on Trump's legal team. Plus, Steve Waltien and Asher Perlman meditate on Paul Manafort's ankles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adch ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to The New Yorker's Andrew Marantz about Cambridge Analytica and Facebook. They also discuss Andrew's latest story on Reddit and meditate on free speech and how we navigate the Internet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Chris Whipple, author of The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency, about what it takes to be a successful Chief of Staff, how John Kelly reinforces Trump's partisan instincts, and why he has failed even by his own narrow definitions of the job. Plus, an incredible coincidence takes pla ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan is joined by The Guardian's Luke Harding and the Head of the Global Magnitsky Justice campaign, Bill Browder, to discuss Vladamir Putin, his actions in the UK, and just what message he's sending to the Western world. Today's show was recorded from PutinCon in NYC on Friday, March 16th, 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg chats with Michael Isikoff and David Corn, authors of Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump. They discuss why Trump continues to show deference towards the Kremlin, his history with Russia, and rate the Trump-Russia angles up to this point. Learn more about your ad choices. ...…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to the journalist Hannah Seligson about Ivanka Trump. How has she been able to escape the eye of the Mueller investigation & the critical eye of the media for so long? What can be done about it? Read Hannah's latest work for The Intercept, "Ivanka Trump Backed Flynn and Manafort. She Discussed Firing Comey. How Has She ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to Politico's Susan Glasser about the firing of Rex Tillerson and what (if anything) we can expect from the incoming Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg talks to the Washington Post's Beth Reinhard about the Stormy Daniels lawsuit and Michael Cohen's restraining order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by Yascha Mounk, author of The People vs. Democracy, to talk about his new book, how democracies are holding up around the globe, and what liberals in America can do about the populist uprising. Plus, the plight of the Russian bots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Virginia Heffernan talks to BuzzFeed's Anthony Cormier about the FBI investigation that nearly had Paul Manafort before the Trump campaign, the result of that, and why Anthony doesn't think Paul Manafort will flip. Plus, the two try to make sense of the Nastya Rybka story which may entangle both Manafort and Trump. Learn more about your ad choi ...…
 
Jacob Weisberg is joined by The Washington Post's Shane Harris to discuss the fallout of Jared Kushner's security clearance downgrade and just how his role in the West Wing could be changing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
 
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