Can He Do That?

Donald Trump’s historic presidency is unlike any other that’s come before it. From a record-setting staff turnover rate to unpredictable policy decisions to an ongoing investigation into his campaign, each episode of this podcast focuses on one aspect of Trump’s time in the White House that raises the question: ‘Can He Do That?’ Led by host Allison Michaels, the podcast features Washington Post reporters and experts to illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency. And what that means for the United States and the rest of the world.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/podcasts/can-he-do-that/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 24m. Bisher sind 137 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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How Trump’s racist comments can be used against him in court


President Trump’s language may be part of his political strategy, but this moment raises questions about what consequences the president can face for using inflammatory language. Fred Barbash explains how Trump’s words can legally work against him.


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Trump avoids releasing his business information to the courts — for now


A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit claiming President Trump is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visits to his D.C. hotel. Post legal affairs reporter Ann Marimow untangles the details and implications for our country.


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'The Framers would not recognize the modern presidency.'


For this special Fourth of July episode, we’re going back to the beginning. Jeff Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center, explains how the Founding Fathers intended the presidency and how it has evolved.


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Trump vs. Iran: A president's choices as commander in chief


The president has significant power when it comes to war. Pentagon reporter Dan Lamothe explains what led to this escalation with Iran, Trump’s strategy going forward and how recent events affect international perceptions of U.S. might.


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Introducing: ‘Moonrise’


The 'Can He Do That?' team presents a new Post podcast, 'Moonrise' and showcases a segment from the Post's daily podcast 'Post Reports' about developments in Iran and what it has to say about President Trump's approach to foreign policy.


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How the sprawling Democratic field will winnow down to Trump's single opponent


What are the pros and cons for Trump in facing a huge number of candidates? National political reporter Michael Scherer explains how the upcoming Democratic primary debates may help narrow the field and what we can expect as campaign season continues.


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 14 June 2019  26m
 
 

Here's what happens if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexican imports


Does the law allow Trump to tax Mexican imports? Can the Senate stop him from following through on his threat? Economic policy reporter Damian Paletta explains the potential consequences of Mexican tariffs for American consumers and the economy at large.


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 07 June 2019  23m
 
 

Investigating an investigation: Barr’s newfound power to declassify materials


President Trump gave Attorney General Barr full declassification authority for his audit of the Russia investigation. Reporter Devlin Barrett explains the president's unusual move and how Barr's power is perceived in the intelligence community.


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 31 May 2019  15m
 
 

Will they or won't they? Where House Democrats stand on impeachment


President Trump cut short a bipartisan infrastructure meeting, telling Democrats he won't work with them until they stop investigating him. Congressional reporter Mike DeBonis explains how Democrats might move forward with legislation and investigations.


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 24 May 2019  21m
 
 

Why didn't the White House back an international effort to fight online extremism?


At the intersection of regulation and free speech, the "Christchurch Call" presents a challenge for a president who alleges political bias from social media sites. Tech policy reporter Tony Romm explains the potential consequences of Trump's decision.


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 17 May 2019  17m
 
 

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