Those ’80s Moments That Politicized Trump

We explore why the Trump-Russia story goes back decades.

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Virginia Heffernan tackles the history of Trump-Russia ties with Seth Abramson, author of Proof of Collusion: How Trump Betrayed America and an arbiter of curatorial journalism. Virginia poses questions to Seth from Twitter, including a speed round examining the role of women in whitewashing Trump, the prospective futures of Ivanka Trump and Michael Flynn, and the best- and worst-case scenarios for Trump at this point.

Further reading:

• “Trump-Russia Is Too Complex to Report. We Need a New Kind of Journalism” by Seth Abramson in the Guardian
Politico’s ultimate Trump-Russia chart

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Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan with help from Merritt Jacob.