Political Gabfest

The “Welcome to the Kleptocracy” Edition

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest: Emily Bazelon, Adam Davidson, Jacob Weisberg, and Ruth Marcus discuss Trump’s conflicts of interest, the future of health care, and how journalists should cover Trump’s tweeting.

Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:

Ruth chatters about a screening of the biopic Jackie where she’ll be hosting a Q-and-A with star Natalie Portman and director Pablo Larraín.

Jacob chatters about the surfing memoir Barbarian Days by William Finnegan.

Emily chatters about Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman.

Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest (#heygabfest). (Tweets may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.