Can He Do That?

Can He Do That?

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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 interim host Martine Powers, 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.
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Trump is trying to enforce an NDA against Omarosa Manigault Newman. Can he do that? Aug 17, 2018 Listen Download
Trump wants to distance himself from Paul Manafort’s trial. Can he do that? Aug 10, 2018 Listen Download
Trump says that even if there were collusion, there was no crime. Can he do that? Aug 4, 2018 Listen Download
What Trump's rhetoric at his rallies can tell us about his approach towards policy and diplomacy Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
How to Flip the House: The takeaways for 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Listen Download
How to Flip the House: The secret heist of 2010 Jun 28, 2018 Listen Download
How to Flip the House: The 2006 blue wave Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download
How to Flip the House: The 1994 Republican revolution Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
How to Flip the House: The 1994 Republican revolution Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
How to Flip the House: The 1994 Republican revolution Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
Why do midterm elections matter? Jun 25, 2018 Listen Download
A week of mixed messaging on border separations Jun 22, 2018 Listen Download
The DOJ report on Comey: What you should know Jun 15, 2018 Listen Download
'A meet-and-greet-plus': What to expect from Trump's sit-down with Kim Jong Un Jun 9, 2018 Listen Download
The Tale of the 'Trump Triers' May 26, 2018 Listen Download
What to expect in Year Two of the Mueller investigation May 19, 2018 Listen Download
The president is backing out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Will ‘the Trump Doctrine’ work? May 11, 2018 Listen Download
Midterms and Trump: What to look for as we enter primary season May 5, 2018 Listen Download
Will Trump get Americans off of welfare? Apr 28, 2018 Listen Download
Will courts let the Trump administration put a citizenship question on the Census? Apr 21, 2018 Listen Download
Will courts let the Trump administration put a citizenship question on the Census? Apr 21, 2018 Listen Download
Special episode: Trump’s lawyer got raided by the FBI. Now what will Trump do? Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
Will Trump change how America pays for its infrastructure? Apr 7, 2018 Listen Download
Will Trump change America's relationship with internet privacy? Mar 31, 2018 Listen Download
When will Trump stop firing people and settle on his ‘A-team’? Mar 24, 2018 Listen Download
Will Trump convince Kim Jong-Un to give up nuclear weapons? Mar 17, 2018 Listen Download
Does the President have the power to downsize the government? Mar 10, 2018 Listen Download
Should the president run the White House like a family business? Mar 2, 2018 Listen Download
Will teen victims of school shootings force a change in federal gun laws? Feb 21, 2018 Listen Download
Will Trump strike a deal on the Dream Act? Feb 16, 2018 Listen Download
Special episode: The Nunes memo and what it means Feb 2, 2018 Listen Download
Special episode: Trump's first State of the Union address Jan 31, 2018 Listen Download
Special episode: A State of the Union listening guide Jan 26, 2018 Listen Download
Special episode: One year after Trump’s inauguration, we revisit his speech Jan 19, 2018 Listen Download
We'll be back in 2018 Dec 15, 2017 Listen Download
Special episode: What does Doug Jones's win in Alabama mean for the country? Dec 13, 2017 Listen Download
Trump's lawyer says a president can't obstruct justice. Can he? Dec 8, 2017 Listen Download
Is Trump reshaping an entire branch of government -- the judiciary? Dec 1, 2017 Listen Download
Why do American presidents pardon turkeys anyway? A holiday episode. Nov 22, 2017 Listen Download
Trump’s pressuring the Justice Dept to investigate Clinton. Can he do that? Nov 17, 2017 Listen Download
One year since Trump's election: Live show Nov 10, 2017 Listen Download
How much power does a president have to prevent terrorist attacks? Nov 3, 2017 Listen Download
Special episode: Trump's associates have been indicted. Can Trump himself emerge unscathed? Oct 31, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump lose GOP majorities in 2018 if he keeps fighting with Republican lawmakers? Oct 27, 2017 Listen Download
Will President Trump end the opioid crisis? Oct 20, 2017 Listen Download
Is it within a president's power to strip broadcast licenses? Oct 13, 2017 Listen Download
Did Trump advisers break the law by using personal email for White House business? Sep 29, 2017 Listen Download
What can Paul Manafort's actions tell us about the Trump campaigns ties to Russia? Sep 22, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump be able to work with Democrats and still maintain the support of his base? Sep 15, 2017 Listen Download
What does Trump really want for the 'dreamers'? Sep 8, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump get emergency response funding for Texas, as promised? Sep 1, 2017 Listen Download
What's lost when a president opts out of ceremonial duties? Aug 25, 2017 Listen Download
Does a president need to unify the country to govern effectively? Aug 18, 2017 Listen Download
How much power does a president have to lead us to nuclear war? Aug 11, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump's new chief of staff fix a White House in chaos? Aug 4, 2017 Listen Download
Is it unusual for a president to publicly berate members of his own cabinet? Jul 28, 2017 Listen Download
Trump promised to bring back American jobs, can he do that? Jul 21, 2017 Listen Download
Did Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer violate the law? Jul 14, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump deliver on his health-care promises? (Part II) Jun 30, 2017 Listen Download
Special episode: Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin's election assault Jun 23, 2017 Listen Download
How much of Obama's Cuba policies could Trump rollback? Jun 16, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump accomplish his infrastructure promises? Jun 9, 2017 Listen Download
Special episode: What we learned from Comey's testimony Jun 8, 2017 Listen Download
Is Trump isolating our strongest allies by backing away from key agreements? Jun 2, 2017 Listen Download
What can Michael Flynn's actions tell us about the Russia investigation? May 26, 2017 Listen Download
Amid turmoil in the U.S., can Trump's first international trip turn things around? May 19, 2017 Listen Download
Special episode: Can a president reveal classified information? May 16, 2017 Listen Download
How much power does a president have to affect an investigation? May 12, 2017 Listen Download
Special episode: Can Trump fire the FBI director? May 10, 2017 Listen Download
Would Trump be able to break up the 9th Circuit Court? May 5, 2017 Listen Download
100 days: Is Trump in violation of his contract with American voters? Apr 28, 2017 Listen Download
Do power struggles in the White House make Trump a more effective president? Apr 21, 2017 Listen Download
When it comes to acts of war, how far can Trump go? Apr 14, 2017 Listen Download
What can (and can’t) Trump associates do when it comes to Russia? Apr 7, 2017 Listen Download
Does Ivanka Trump’s new White House role hold up against legal and ethical standards? Mar 31, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump be able to deliver on his healthcare promises? Mar 24, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump really cut programs people depend on? Mar 17, 2017 Listen Download
Are Trump's attacks on the media a threat to freedom of the press? Mar 10, 2017 Listen Download
Does Trump’s success depend on his relationship with Congress? Mar 3, 2017 Listen Download
Do President Trump's business conflicts violate the Constitution? Feb 24, 2017 Listen Download
Will Trump ever release his tax returns? Feb 17, 2017 Listen Download
Should Trump be spending weekends at Mar-a-Lago? Feb 10, 2017 Listen Download
Will President Trump's immigration ban survive? Feb 3, 2017 Listen Download
Can he tweet that? Jan 27, 2017 Listen Download
Introduction to the podcast Jan 23, 2017 Listen Download

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