The maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Sessions’ war on drugs, on the Political Gabfest.

How Does Trump React to the Torrent of News?

How Does Trump React to the Torrent of News?

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
May 18 2017 5:35 PM

The “Witch Hunt” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and Trumpcast’s Jacob Weisberg discuss the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.