Did that press conference make Donald Trump a lame-duck president?

Why Tuesday’s Press Conference Was Different

Why Tuesday’s Press Conference Was Different

Getting to know the real Donald Trump.
Aug. 16 2017 6:55 PM

The Press Conference That Did Him In?

Will Trump become a lame-duck president?


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Jacob Weisberg is joined by Trumpcast co-hosts Virginia Heffernan and Jamelle Bouie to talk about Donald Trump’s Tuesday press conference and why it marked a significant turning point in his presidency.

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Jamelle Bouie is Slates chief political correspondent.

Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Politico. Follow her on Twitter.

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.