About This Show
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.
Most Recent Episode
Opaque, Conflicted, and a Lawsuit
2 days ago
Jacob Weisberg talks to the former chief ethics lawyer under President George W. Bush, Richard Painter, about the Trump administration's lack of transparency and continuing conflicts of interest.Slate Plus members, stick around at the end of the show for a conversation with Slate's Mark Joseph Stern about Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench. If you're not a Slate Plus member you can join by going to slate.com/trumpcastplus.