Slate's Trumpcast

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A quasi-daily podcast from Slate that sets out to understand the real Donald Trump. Jacob Weisberg, chairman of Slate, along with writer Virginia Heffernan, and Slate chief political correspondent Jamelle Bouie 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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On the 25th Floor

July 18th, 2017

Jacob Weisberg goes in-depth with Bill Browder about Donald Trump Jr's meeting with the Russians in Trump Tower.Plus, the harrowing story of one man's walk along the border.

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Lawyer Up, Bro

July 15th, 2017

Virginia Heffernan talks to ProPublica's Justin Elliot about his reporting surrounding Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, and the most recent developments in Trump's defense including the impending hire of Ty Cobb. Also, Jamie Gorelick is stepping back from the Russia investigation on Jared Kushner's side – what does this mean for his case? And what...

Jamelle Bouie talks to Patrick Caldwell, a health care reporter at Mother Jones, about the latest iteration of the Senate health bill and the politics surrounding it.

Virginia Heffernan talks to Bob Bauer, former White House Counsel under Barack Obama, about the potential legal implications of Donald Trump Jr's story.