The Gist

Trump’s Iranian Connection

His money isn’t clean at all.


Episode Notes

On the Gist, Kellyanne Conway and unnecessary clarifications.

In the interview, New Yorker writer Adam Davidson is here to talk about Trump’s business dealings in Iran. Based on his past reporting, Davidson discusses with Mike how Trump became financially involved with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard, a military force in Iran, and what impact that has had on recent events.

In the spiel, movies and TV.

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  • Mike Pesca hosted Slate’s daily podcast The Gist from 2014 - 2021.