Trumpcast

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

Politics
News
News Commentary
1
The Trumpcast Finale
63 min
2
The Arc of History: An Update
31 min
3
The Former MAGA Soldier Who Skipped the War
35 min
4
The 1/6 Insurgency
28 min
5
Don’t Listen to the Lizard People
36 min
6
How Kathy Griffin Survived Trump
14 min
7
Rep. Adam Schiff on the Culture of Cheating
36 min
8
What Trump’s Foreign Policy Abuse Cost Us
45 min
9
Why Trump Won't Get Away With It
45 min
10
Will Trumpism Survive Trump?
13 min
11
Biden, Hope, and Vaccines
44 min
12
Should Biden Prosecute Trump?
40 min
13
What Will Become of Ivanka?
40 min
14
How Trump Hacked the Presidency
12 min
15
A Clownish Attempt at a Coup
41 min
16
This Is a Soft Revolution
44 min
17
Those Election Day 2020 Vibes
51 min
18
The Overall System Failure That Kept Trump In O...
45 min
19
How to Avoid the Neo-Nazi Pothole
51 min
20
Reading All Those Trump Books
13 min
21
What Democrats Still Get Wrong About Trump Voters
54 min
22
Disestablish SCOTUS, or the Senate?
42 min
23
No Saviors, Just Us
34 min
24
The Secret Code of the Proud Boys
42 min
25
Here Comes The Slow-Rolling Coup
15 min
26
Taxes, Trump, and Torment of GOP Donors
47 min
27
How Trump Led Me to the Dharma
49 min
28
Violence, the Police, and Black Joy
48 min
29
When Political Economy Mugged Us
12 min
30
Four Years of Trump on Foreign Policy
48 min
31
The Weird White Supremacist World of Stephen Mi...
39 min
32
Following Kushner’s Receipts to Democide
40 min
33
Black Uncles, White Uncles
15 min
34
Our Interview with Mary Trump
27 min
35
The Collaborators and the Dissidents
51 min
36
Kremlin Bounties and Cancel Culture
43 min
37
The Search for Melania's Intelligence
15 min
38
Worst AG, Barr None
50 min
39
White Supremacy, Tulsa, and the Mythology of Am...
47 min
40
Getting On The Same Page About Racism
40 min
41
How Zuckerberg and Barr Are Trying to Stop the ...
19 min
42
It’s Gonna Be A Rough Summer for Racial Tension
55 min
43
Klobuchar? How About Stacey Abrams?
45 min
44
How Didier Raoult Became Hydroxychloroquine's H...
11 min
45
Kushner Mess-Ups Thrive Under D.C.’s Collectiv...
45 min
46
“Opening Up” is a Meaningless Term
31 min
47
The Myriad Misdeeds of Moscow Mitch McConnell
39 min
48
The Holy Trinity of Cuomo, Coronavirus, and Com...
42 min
49
Coronavirus and the Struggle with Empirical Rea...
9 min
50
Coronavirus Won’t Stop GOP Voter Suppression
41 min
51
Narcissism Makes Trump The Worst Coronavirus Pr...
32 min
52
Surviving Abusers During Coronavirus Quarantine
26 min
53
How Drs. Fauci and Birx Negotiate with Trump
12 min
54
Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines
44 min
55
Civil Liberties Still Matter In The Coronavirus...
46 min
56
When Conservative Media Got Serious About Coro...
38 min
57
The President Without A Psychology
12 min
58
The Bank That Backed Trump
55 min
59
Trump’s Mind Control Madness
57 min
60
Coronavirus and the Democratic Primary
39 min
61
Trump Revisits This Whole ‘Intelligence’ Thing
26 min
62
Fear is Our Common Political Enemy
9 min
63
A Meditation on Conservatives Who Change Their ...
30 min
64
Bill Kristol's Long Strange Trip with Republicans
55 min
65
Dave Eggers and the Red Hats
10 min
66
A New Election Forecasting Model for 2020
37 min
67
Joe Walsh's Mission is to Stop Trump
38 min
68
Elitists Versus Trump and the Populists
39 min
69
Trump’s Contributions to the Fixer Economy
49 min
70
Losing the Fear of Evangelical Hell
45 min
71
The Creepiness Factor of Dershowitz and Starr
11 min
72
These Rhetorical Devices Help Trump Maintain Power
45 min
73
What Does The Presidency Even Mean After Trump
61 min
74
A Hinky Feeling From The Trump GOP
48 min
75
Why People Fall For Trump’s Political Cult
50 min
76
The Depth of the Pentagon’s Legal Concerns
52 min
77
The Big Themes of Bit Trump Players
40 min
78
Writing About Political Characters From New York
49 min
79
The World Through the Eyes of a Trump Imperson...
10 min
80
A Very Special Holiday Trumpcast
23 min
81
A Historical Lens on Trump’s Authoritarianism
40 min
82
A Backup Plan For Political Apocalypse
32 min
83
Wrangling Over the Articles of Impeachment
33 min
84
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Impeachment
43 min
85
They Do Talk About Impeachment in Trump Country
39 min
86
That ‘Trump is Anti-Corruption’ Defense
37 min
87
All The President’s Misogyny
41 min
88
Last Roundup of Impeachment Thoughts Before Th...
54 min
89
Slate Live: Women of Slate
56 min
90
Taylor and Kent Won’t Dance with the Stars
38 min
91
Irony, Solidarity, and the Internet
12 min
92
Transcripts Whispering Quid Pro No
36 min
93
The Dangers of Trump’s Lower Court Judges
29 min
94
Now Approaching the Trump Impeachment Endgame
36 min
95
How National Defense Issues Play Out in U.S. Cu...
9 min
96
Say Yes to Rebuilding Post-Trump
27 min
97
Real Activism in the Face of Trump Rot
45 min
98
Trump Skewers the Pax Americana
44 min
99
There’s No Law in that White House Counsel Letter
39 min
100
The Trump-Zelensky Call and the Language of Cor...
41 min