Jacob Weisberg
Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg

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

Trumpcast
Sept. 12 2017 9:31 AMHow to Read L’Affaire RusseA decoder for who’s really talking about what in the Trump­–Russia affair.
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Sept. 6 2017 12:30 PM800,000 HostagesWhat are Donald Trump’s political motivations for rescinding DACA?
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Aug. 23 2017 4:38 PMThe Obscure EPA Rule That Brought Down a Trump AdviserCarl Icahn’s resignation showcases how Trump’s circle regards the presidency as a corporate raid on Washington.
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Aug. 16 2017 6:55 PMThe Press Conference That Did Him In?Will Trump become a lame-duck president?
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July 27 2017 9:10 AMFascist CuriousWho are the bizarre fascists that inspire and fuel Steve Bannon’s ideology?
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July 21 2017 5:19 PMWhy Exactly Does Putin Hate the Magnitsky Act?The man who lobbied for it explains its importance and why it’s at the heart of the Trump Tower meeting.
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July 12 2017 11:09 AMQuestioning the Trump-Russia ConspiracyIs it just wishful thinking?
Political Gabfest
July 5 2017 10:24 AMWhat Is Not a Crime That Should Be a Crime?The Political Gabfest on the things we should outlaw.
Trumpcast
June 26 2017 5:38 PMAll the President’s LiesAlmost all the untruths Trump has told since taking the oath of office.
The Dismal Science
June 14 2017 1:00 PMIs Donald Trump Experiencing Cognitive Decline?The president’s speech has changed dramatically over the years. One writer investigates whether it’s age and stress or something else.
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June 9 2017 6:36 PMThe Loneliness of Donald TrumpRebecca Solnit reads her story about a very particular man in a very particular set of circumstances.
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June 2 2017 10:49 AMCriminal, or Stupid, or Criminally Stupid?Where do Jared Kushner’s devious acts fall on the stupid-to-criminal scale?
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May 23 2017 3:17 PMThe Fake News Bubble for LiberalsJournalist Zack Beauchamp explains the differences between fake news coming from the left and the right.
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May 22 2017 8:29 AMThe Thing With These InvestigationsJournalist Jeffrey Toobin lays out what could come as Mueller prepares to lead special counsel.
Politics
May 19 2017 2:06 PMThe Only Way Trump Gets ImpeachedGOP politicians have to fear that the risks of supporting him outweigh the risks of abandoning him. Otherwise, he stays.
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Sept. 7 2017 10:15 AMThe Big DebtThe Kushner family has to do something about their building at 666 Fifth Ave. They’re running out of time and potential partners.
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Aug. 29 2017 9:44 AMThe “Revolting” Administration“The president speaks for himself,” and other criticisms from Trump Cabinet appointees.
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Aug. 23 2017 10:15 AMThe Corruption of Carl IcahnThe billionaire Trump adviser attempted a corporate raid on Washington and failed. Could he face jail time?
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Aug. 1 2017 10:34 AMAggressive on ImmigrationThe Trump administration has made it clear that anybody on the wrong side of immigration law can be deported.
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July 24 2017 6:04 PMPardon Me, Mr. PresidentCan our petulant president pardon himself?
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July 19 2017 10:28 AMThat Meeting on the 25th FloorWe know what the Russians wanted, but what was being offered in return?
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July 11 2017 12:09 PMThe Story That Sticks?Will Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with the Kremlin-linked lawyer be what sinks members of the Trump team?
Political Gabfest
June 29 2017 7:16 PMThe “Mitch McConnell Really Does Have a Secret Plan” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, the Supreme Court, and the White House’s war on the media.
Trumpcast
June 19 2017 6:31 PMThe Trump Brand and the Conversation That Isn’t Happening on the LeftHow has Trump channeled his brand into his presidency?
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June 12 2017 5:05 PMOur President’s Cognitive DeclineIs Donald Trump just getting old, or is something else going on?
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June 5 2017 9:23 AMNo Consequences?Are there any immediate ramifications to Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accords?
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June 2 2017 10:24 AMThe Rise of Fake News on the LeftRead a Trumpcast discussion about Louise Mensch and the erosion of journalistic standards.
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May 22 2017 9:40 AMThe Purest Boy ScoutJournalist Garrett Graff gives some insight and history into the man taking over the Russian investigation since Comey’s firing.
Political Gabfest
May 19 2017 6:05 PMTrump’s Insane Theory About ExerciseThe Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s comments about fitness.
Political Gabfest
May 18 2017 5:35 PMThe “Witch Hunt” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.

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