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/

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Do staff tensions interfere with Trump's ability to govern? And are these rivalries by Trump's design? White House bureau chief Philip Rucker talks to former Trump aide Sam Nunberg about what it's like to work for Trump -- and to get fired by him.


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 2017-04-21  30m
 
 

When it comes to acts of war, how far can Trump go?


With military action, when can a president bypass Congress and what are the consequences? National security reporter Dan Lamothe, American University's Nora Bensahel, and former advisor to Susan Rice, Loren Schulman, help us answer that question.


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 2017-04-14  28m
 
 

What can (and can’t) Trump associates do when it comes to Russia?


Congressional reporter Karoun Demirjian helps answer: What can history show us about presidents’ relationships with foreign governments? When is communication illegal? And at what point do allegations turn into concrete findings?


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 2017-04-07  32m
 
 

Does Ivanka Trump’s new White House role hold up against legal and ethical standards?


This week’s episode asks a slightly different question: Can she? How do potential business conflicts and issues of nepotism factor into Ivanka’s new role? And with First Lady Melania Trump taking a relative backseat, is Ivanka filling in the gaps?


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 2017-03-31  27m
 
 

Will Trump be able to deliver on his healthcare promises?


In a setback for the president, a vote on the GOP health care overhaul plan was delayed Thursday. How does it affect Trump's promises to voters? The Post's Mike DeBonis explains the politics, and we talk to Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) about what's next.


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 2017-03-24  26m
 
 

Will Trump really cut programs people depend on?


Trump’s budget proposes massive cuts to the arts, science and the poor: Can he do that? The Post’s Kelsey Snell weighs in on whether Trump’s requests will be met. Plus, Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen shares how Democrats in Congress are reacting.


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 2017-03-17  29m
 
 

Are Trump's attacks on the media a threat to freedom of the press?


How unusual is Trump's behavior toward the media? Media columnist Margaret Sullivan weighs in on that question and on what's at risk for democracy. Plus, WHCA president Jeff Mason shares what it's really like to be a member White House press corps.


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 2017-03-10  32m
 
 

Does Trump’s success depend on his relationship with Congress?


A master class in the relationship between party and president: The Post’s Robert Costa explains who’s running the show in Washington. He talks to GOP insider Grover Norquist on party unity under Trump and what it means for their agenda in Congress.


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 2017-03-03  29m
 
 

Do President Trump's business conflicts violate the Constitution?


The Post’s award-winning David Fahrenthold breaks down Trump’s many businesses, his complex foreign ties and the Emoluments Clause.


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 2017-02-24  26m
 
 

Will Trump ever release his tax returns?


Trump is the first major party nominee in decades to not release returns. What happens now that he's president? Does Flynn's resignation change things? Plus, Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) on Democrats' efforts to make Trump's returns public.


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