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.

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1
It’s Gonna Be A Rough Summer for Racial Tension
55 min
2
Klobuchar? How About Stacey Abrams?
45 min
3
How Didier Raoult Became Hydroxychloroquine's H...
11 min
4
Kushner Mess-Ups Thrive Under D.C.’s Collectiv...
45 min
5
“Opening Up” is a Meaningless Term
31 min
6
The Myriad Misdeeds of Moscow Mitch McConnell
39 min
7
The Holy Trinity of Cuomo, Coronavirus, and Com...
42 min
8
Coronavirus and the Struggle with Empirical Rea...
9 min
9
Coronavirus Won’t Stop GOP Voter Suppression
41 min
10
Narcissism Makes Trump The Worst Coronavirus Pr...
32 min
11
Surviving Abusers During Coronavirus Quarantine
26 min
12
How Drs. Fauci and Birx Negotiate with Trump
12 min
13
Coronavirus Reveals Trump’s Disaster Fault Lines
44 min
14
Civil Liberties Still Matter In The Coronavirus...
46 min
15
When Conservative Media Got Serious About Coro...
38 min
16
The President Without A Psychology
12 min
17
The Bank That Backed Trump
55 min
18
Trump’s Mind Control Madness
57 min
19
Coronavirus and the Democratic Primary
39 min
20
Trump Revisits This Whole ‘Intelligence’ Thing
26 min
21
Fear is Our Common Political Enemy
9 min
22
A Meditation on Conservatives Who Change Their ...
30 min
23
Bill Kristol's Long Strange Trip with Republicans
55 min
24
Dave Eggers and the Red Hats
10 min
25
A New Election Forecasting Model for 2020
37 min
26
Joe Walsh's Mission is to Stop Trump
38 min
27
Elitists Versus Trump and the Populists
39 min
28
Trump’s Contributions to the Fixer Economy
49 min
29
Losing the Fear of Evangelical Hell
45 min
30
The Creepiness Factor of Dershowitz and Starr
11 min
31
These Rhetorical Devices Help Trump Maintain Power
45 min
32
What Does The Presidency Even Mean After Trump
61 min
33
A Hinky Feeling From The Trump GOP
48 min
34
Why People Fall For Trump’s Political Cult
50 min
35
The Depth of the Pentagon’s Legal Concerns
52 min
36
The Big Themes of Bit Trump Players
40 min
37
Writing About Political Characters From New York
49 min
38
The World Through the Eyes of a Trump Imperson...
10 min
39
A Very Special Holiday Trumpcast
23 min
40
A Historical Lens on Trump’s Authoritarianism
40 min
41
A Backup Plan For Political Apocalypse
32 min
42
Wrangling Over the Articles of Impeachment
33 min
43
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Impeachment
43 min
44
They Do Talk About Impeachment in Trump Country
39 min
45
That ‘Trump is Anti-Corruption’ Defense
37 min
46
All The President’s Misogyny
41 min
47
Last Roundup of Impeachment Thoughts Before Th...
54 min
48
Slate Live: Women of Slate
56 min
49
Taylor and Kent Won’t Dance with the Stars
38 min
50
Irony, Solidarity, and the Internet
12 min
51
Transcripts Whispering Quid Pro No
36 min
52
The Dangers of Trump’s Lower Court Judges
29 min
53
Now Approaching the Trump Impeachment Endgame
36 min
54
How National Defense Issues Play Out in U.S. Cu...
9 min
55
Say Yes to Rebuilding Post-Trump
27 min
56
Real Activism in the Face of Trump Rot
45 min
57
Trump Skewers the Pax Americana
44 min
58
There’s No Law in that White House Counsel Letter
39 min
59
The Trump-Zelensky Call and the Language of Cor...
41 min
60
Trump Voters and the Power of Twelve Angry Men
40 min
61
The Brett Kavanaugh Epistemological Crisis
49 min
62
The Dance Around Quid Pro Quo
11 min
63
The Trump Impeachment Story Is Unfolding
22 min
64
Urgent Concern: This Unambiguously Constitutes ...
29 min
65
When Trump Tried to Move to Hollywood
12 min
66
Bolton and Mattis Are Not White Horses
40 min
67
Decoding the Mystery of Jim Mattis
33 min
68
Backstage on the Scaramucci Redemption Tour
45 min
69
Humor, Trump, and the Patriarchy
46 min
70
Mr. Trump Goes to Biarritz
8 min
71
The Hacked Manafort Texts and #MeToo
41 min
72
How Populist Messaging Obscures Conservative Po...
You don’t hear the phrase “capital gains” at Trump rallies.
33 min
73
The Hidden Evangelical Power in Washington
A little known group called “The Family” wields enormous influence around the world.
41 min
74
Ivanka and the Reckoning of New York Society
11 min
75
The Language Around Guns in America
37 min
76
Facing and Erasing White Terrorism
28 min
77
False Coherence and White Terrorism
45 min
78
What Dangers Could Loom Under Ratcliffe?
13 min
79
Barr and the Overman Class
42 min
80
Which Volume of the Mueller Report are you?
44 min
81
Robert Mueller's Testimony Before the House Jud...
92 min
82
Robert Mueller's Testimony Before the House Int...
82 min
83
Bottle-Blond Clowns Take the Anglosphere
38 min
84
Tendencies of the Nuclear-Prone
30 min
85
Trump the Criminal Co-Conspirator
35 min
86
The Jeffrey Epstein Complicity Machine
35 min
87
Is Trump A Disease? A Medical Perspective
50 min
88
Is The GOP Finished? History Weighs In
43 min
89
An Interview With E. Jean Carroll
38 min
90
What We Want From Mueller’s Testimony
37 min
91
Understanding Mexico In The Migration Crisis
34 min
92
The Trump Show Tales Of Siege
8 min
93
Democrats Dithering About Impeachment
45 min
94
Trump’s Relationship With Jews
46 min
95
Trumpcast Live: Vicky Ward And Aparna Nancherla
82 min
96
Brexit, Media, And The UK In Trump Times
38 min
97
When Interpreting Power Means Abuse
33 min
98
Trumpcast Sketch: What Mueller Meant To Say
3 min
99
The Oracle Mueller Hath Spoken
8 min
100
Former Federal Prosecutors Agree On Trump
51 min