Trumpcast

A Backup Plan for Political Apocalypse

In case of the unimaginable reelection scenario, do this.

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Episode Notes

Virginia Heffernan talks to Eric Columbus, lawyer and Obama-appointed former member of the Senate Judiciary counsel, about impeachment, Donald Trump voters, Mike Pence, Bill Barr, and more.

Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan. Engineering help from Merritt Jacob.

About the Show

A 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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  • Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Wired, a columnist at the Los Angeles Times, and a co-host of Trumpcast.

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