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episode 405: The story of Trump's swamp

Jane talks to Asawin Suebsaeng and Lachlan Markay about their new book "Sinking in the Swamp" on chaos at the White House and how President Trump differs (and doesn't) from prior administrations.

As a note - this episode was recorded on February 26, 2020.


"Too Many Trump Books Are Like Eagles Records. These Daily Beast Reporters Wanted Theirs to Feel Like a Mudhoney Album" by Andrew Beaujon, Washingtonian

Sinking in the Swamp by Asawin Suebsaeng and Lachlan Markay


Lachlan Markay, (@lachlan) Reporter, Daily Beast

Asawin Suebsaeng, (@swin24) White House Reporter, Daily Beast


Jane Coaston (@cjane87), Senior politics reporter, Vox

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