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.

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May 17 2018 10:42 AMA Very Stormy DisclosureTrump repaid Michael Cohen after all, because of course he did.
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May 9 2018 7:11 PMA Slush Fund for Playmates, an Oligarch, and the President?Michael Cohen’s Delaware LLC has paid out hush money, but is it taking bribes too?
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May 4 2018 6:13 PMMichael Avenatti Is Beating Trump at His Own GameStormy Daniels’ lawyer has the Trump syndicate tangling themselves in all sorts of lies.
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May 4 2018 11:12 AMThe Real Answer to Russian DisinformationLiberal democracies are responsible for fighting back against disinformation. Unfortunately, Trump isn’t helping.
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April 20 2018 5:03 PMThe Book and Memos of James ComeyIn his new book, you find James Comey the writer, the truth teller, and the fallible human being.
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April 11 2018 5:12 PMRaiding Trump’s Personal Attorney and FixerMichael Cohen’s work for the Trump Organization has a long, sketchy history—will that now be a subject of the investigation?
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April 4 2018 2:28 PMSinclair’s Local News Propaganda BombHow the kind of news organization typically found in undemocratic countries is trying to gain power in America.
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March 23 2018 6:15 PMTrump Is Finally Getting the Team He WantsThe president is getting ready to go to war with somebody, but who?
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March 16 2018 3:49 PMRating the Trump–Russia AnglesWhat are we to make of all the breadcrumbs around the Russia investigation?
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March 9 2018 5:45 PMStormy Sues, Sanders Slips, and Cohen Tries Another FixIf Trump didn’t sign the Stormy Daniels agreement, is it still enforceable?
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March 1 2018 9:05 PMOverleveraged and Under ScrutinyCombing through the fallout of Jared Kushner’s downgraded security clearance.
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Feb. 19 2018 8:00 AMProject Lakhta and Russia’s Plan to Screw With AmericaA new set of indictments from the special counsel’s office lay out how Russia meddled in the 2016 election.
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Feb. 5 2018 11:52 AMAn Incomprehensible Dud of a MemoThere’s not a lot of substance to the Nunes memo, but Trump could still use it to go after Mueller.
Slate Money
Jan. 27 2018 2:02 AMThe Trump in Davos EditionSlate Money on Trump in Davos.
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Jan. 16 2018 10:50 AMHush MoneyPorn star Stormy Daniels alleges she had a yearlong affair with Donald Trump. What did she tell our host about it?
Politics
May 10 2018 2:18 PMGrifter or Grafter?A new parlor game that explains Trumpworld.
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May 8 2018 7:29 PMTrump Withdraws From Iran Deal in Spiteful FashionWith no sound reasoning or backup plan, Trump just spiked another one of Barack Obama’s accomplishments.
Politics
May 4 2018 5:18 PMThe Brilliant Egomaniac Who Could Bring Down Donald TrumpIn praise of Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti.
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April 27 2018 12:47 PMIs Trump’s Chaos Beating the Press?What does it mean to hold a shameless president accountable?
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April 18 2018 3:04 PMA Measured View of the Cohen ProbeMichael Cohen can’t spill all the beans on Trump if he doesn’t know all the beans—but there are two people who can.
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April 5 2018 10:47 AMThe MBS-JK Connection Takes on the Middle EastThe Trump administration is in way over its head in Mideast politics. This is how disasters happen.
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March 29 2018 12:11 PMLiberal Democracy’s Misplaced Faith in the FuturePutin took advantage of the belief that life will inevitably get better for all in a liberal democracy.
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March 19 2018 1:49 PMJohn Kelly’s Power and FailureWhy Trump’s chief of staff has failed even by his own narrow definition of the job.
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March 13 2018 7:39 PMRex Tillerson’s Long GoodbyeWas the firing personal, or was it politics? More than likely it was a little of both.
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March 7 2018 2:36 PMDemocracy Gets a CheckupWhat’s fueling the global decline in liberal democracy?
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Feb. 27 2018 9:01 PMA System of SilencingHow Trump’s affairs could be used as leverage against the president.
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Feb. 9 2018 4:04 PMThe Partisan Attacks on Christopher SteeleRepublicans are trying to discredit the man behind the dossier. That’s troubling for the future.
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Jan. 31 2018 7:01 PMHow Paul Manafort’s Life UnraveledThe tale of a man who sought wealth and power and ended up in Robert Mueller’s sights.
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Jan. 26 2018 1:11 PMThe Davos ManAt the World Economic Forum, a bunch of the world’s elites laid it on thick for Trump and his administration.
Politics
Jan. 16 2018 10:10 AMStormy’s StoryDid Donald Trump pay a porn star to keep quiet about an affair?

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