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Trumpcast

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Rank #189 in News & Politics category

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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan, León Krauze, and Yascha Mounk talk to reporters, 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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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan, León Krauze, and Yascha Mounk talk to reporters, 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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Reformed tRump Troll

By TMT-DC - May 19 2019
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Virginia led a great discussion w/ someone who has the courage to change his mind once he goes from low-information to higher-information voter.

When Trump Trolls Give Up The War

By Awesome Great Pod 👍 - May 18 2019
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This interview gave me hope for our democracy. Something I’ve not heard or seen and missed greatly. Thank You 😊

iTunes Ratings

4421 Ratings
Average Ratings
3695
289
102
74
261

Reformed tRump Troll

By TMT-DC - May 19 2019
Read more

Virginia led a great discussion w/ someone who has the courage to change his mind once he goes from low-information to higher-information voter.

When Trump Trolls Give Up The War

By Awesome Great Pod 👍 - May 18 2019
Read more

This interview gave me hope for our democracy. Something I’ve not heard or seen and missed greatly. Thank You 😊

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Trumpcast

Updated 20 days ago

Rank #189 in News & Politics category

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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump's rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan, León Krauze, and Yascha Mounk talk to reporters, 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.

Rank #1: Finding Your Guts When The Spire Falls

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Virginia Heffernan welcomes back Dahlia Lithwick, host of Slate podcast Amicus, to talk Barr, Avenatti, Christine Blasey-Ford’s honor in TIME Magazine, and the strategies by which corrupt actors in the administration slip through our fingers.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 18 2019
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Rank #2: A Measured View of the Cohen Probe

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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 improvised today's sketch in our Brooklyn studio.Did you like today's show? If so, show your support by voting for us for a Webby!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 18 2018
28 mins
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Rank #3: Us vs. Them Told in Two Parts

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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 special guest!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 26 2018
33 mins
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Rank #4: The Return of the Dossier and The End for Flynn?

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Jacob Weisberg talks to Lawfare's Managing Editor Susan Hennessey about the Trump administration's decision to not immediately appeal the travel ban halt, the corroborations announced this evening in the Trump dossier, and whether the Washington Posts report on General Michael Flynn will be the last straw.

Feb 11 2017
31 mins
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Rank #5: Detained Without Trial: A History of Concentration Camps

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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 trial? What can history tell us about this moment?Also, John Di Domenico returns with a new set of tweets.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 22 2018
33 mins
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Rank #6: To Absorb or Not To Absorb?

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Jacob Weisberg talks to The Atlantic's Editor-in-Chief, Jeffrey Goldberg, about The Atlantic's coverage of President Trump and what stories to keep an eye on about the president's administration.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 22 2017
27 mins
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Rank #7: 666 5th Ave.

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Virginia Heffernan talks to Bloomberg News reporter Caleb Melby about the Kushner family history, the building on 666 5th Ave. hemorrhaging money from Jared's family, and the potential conflicts of interest with a Chinese insurance group looking to strike a deal on the property.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 29 2017
34 mins
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Rank #8: Reading into the Leak of the Mueller Questions

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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

May 01 2018
31 mins
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Rank #9: The Thing With These Investigations

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Jacob Weisberg speaks with Jeffrey Toobin of CNN and The New Yorker about what we could expect as Mueller gears up as special prosecutor in the Russian investigation.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 19 2017
24 mins
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Rank #10: A Question of Intelligence

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Jacob Weisberg talks to David Corn of Mother Jones about today's press conference and the dossier published by BuzzFeed which talks about the President-elect possibly being compromised by the Russians.

Jan 11 2017
34 mins
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Rank #11: Manafort Goes to Jail

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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

Jun 15 2018
20 mins
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Rank #12: Is Trump's Chaos Beating the Press?

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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

Apr 26 2018
25 mins
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Rank #13: Articles of Impeachment

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Jacob Weisberg and Harvard Law Professor, Noah Feldman, discuss the three most pressing categories from which the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump may be drawn – corruption, abuse of power, and the violation of democratic norms.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 10 2017
48 mins
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Rank #14: The Healthcare Vote That Wasn't

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Jamelle Bouie talks to Abby Phillip of the Washington Post about today's no-vote on the AHCA and where things go from here.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 24 2017
20 mins
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Rank #15: The Cohen Plea and Manafort Verdict

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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

Aug 22 2018
24 mins
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Rank #16: A Cry For Help

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Jacob Weisberg talks to the former United States Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, about the latest New York Times story reporting that Trump campaign aides had repeated contacts with Russian intelligence. Also, the two discuss the steps that need to be taken for an independent investigation and why the leaks coming out of The White House are a cry for help.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 15 2017
28 mins
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Rank #17: A Very Stormy Disclosure

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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. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 17 2018
31 mins
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Rank #18: The Plot Against America

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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Katie Roiphe and Philip Gourevitch to discuss Philip Roth's novel The Plot Against America and what the book can tell us about the current state of affairs in America.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 13 2017
53 mins
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Rank #19: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of Administration Scandal Response

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Jamelle Bouie is joined by Matthew Miller, who was Chief Spokesman for the Department of Justice under President Obama, to talk about what we know and what we can infer about Jeff Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 03 2017
26 mins
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Rank #20: A Strategy for Dealing with the BS Parade

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Jacob Weisberg talks to the press critic, Jay Rosen, about developing a strategy for journalists to cover the Trump administration.

Jan 25 2017
31 mins
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