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Can He Do That?

By The Washington Post

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.

  1. 1.
    Does the president get to decide which planes can fly?03/15/2019
    16:10
  2. 2.
    Congressional Democrats ramp up investigations into Trump03/08/2019
    19:00
  3. 3.
    What we learned from Michael Cohen's scathing testimony03/01/2019
    31:50
  4. 4.
    Will Trump’s emergency survive legal and congressional challenges?02/22/2019
    19:23
  5. 5.
    Trump to declare a national emergency and Barr is confirmed02/14/2019
    25:17
  6. 6.
    Better, faster, stronger? Fact-checking Trump's State of the Union address02/06/2019
    27:28
  7. 7.
    How much power does an attorney general have to protect a president?02/01/2019
    24:46
  8. 8.
    The Supreme Court allowed Trump’s transgender troops ban to proceed. What happens next?01/25/2019
    20:58
  1. 9.
    The longer the shutdown lasts, the weirder the consequences get01/18/2019
    19:31
  2. 10.
    Does Trump have the power to declare a national emergency to get border wall funding?01/11/2019
    24:00
  3. 11.
    Will Trump face a challenger for the GOP's 2020 nomination?01/04/2019
    18:43
  4. 12.
    Trump’s year of legal battles, Part 2: The Mueller probe12/28/2018
    24:15
  5. 13.
    Trump’s year of legal battles, Part 1: Suits and settlements12/21/2018
    22:29
  6. 14.
    What does Cohen’s sentencing mean for Trump? Presented by ‘Post Reports’12/14/2018
    7:33
  7. 15.
    Will Trump, "a tariff man," win the trade war with China?12/07/2018
    24:29
  8. 16.
    What power does Trump have to push back on GM for closing U.S. plants?11/30/2018
    23:38
  9. 17.
    How much power does a president have over election recounts?11/16/2018
    22:08
  10. 18.
    How will Democrats use their new power as a check on the president?11/09/2018
    22:09
  11. 19.
    Trump forced out his attorney general. Can he do that?11/07/2018
    16:42
  12. 20.
    How do the midterm election results reflect on the president?11/07/2018
    21:50
  13. 21.
    President Trump has played an outsize role in midterm campaigns. Can he do that?11/02/2018
    24:40
  14. 22.
    Trump says he'll stop a migrant group from crossing the U.S. southern border. Can he do that?10/26/2018
    23:09
  15. 23.
    Trump faces a challenging moment in Saudi-U.S. relations. What's at stake?10/19/2018
    29:53
  16. 24.
    Trump made some strange financial moves in the decade before he became president. Can he do that?10/12/2018
    24:02
  17. 25.
    How can the Supreme Court maintain impartiality in America's modern political climate?10/05/2018
    27:08
  18. 26.
    Kavanaugh and Ford will testify at the Senate. Here's what to expect.09/26/2018
    25:19
  19. 27.
    Trump ordered Russia investigation documents declassified. Can he do that?09/21/2018
    21:46
  20. 28.
    President Trump says we are “absolutely, totally prepared” for Hurricane Florence. Are we?09/14/2018
    23:47
  21. 29.
    A harrowing book, an anonymous op-ed and a White House in chaos09/07/2018
    19:37
  22. 30.
    Exclusive: Phone call between President Trump and Bob Woodward09/04/2018
    13:48
  23. 31.
    Trump threatened to "take a look" at Google for "rigged" results. Can he do that?08/31/2018
    24:48
  24. 32.
    Michael Cohen spent years alongside Trump. What might he know?08/24/2018
    20:14
  25. 33.
    Michael Cohen implicates Trump. Paul Manafort is found guilty. What happens now?08/22/2018
    22:44
  26. 34.
    Trump is trying to enforce an NDA against Omarosa Manigault Newman. Can he do that?08/17/2018
    22:46
  27. 35.
    Trump wants to distance himself from Paul Manafort’s trial. Can he do that?08/10/2018
    21:05
  28. 36.
    Trump says that even if there were collusion, there was no crime. Can he do that?08/04/2018
    17:24
  29. 37.
    What Trump's rhetoric at his rallies can tell us about his approach towards policy and diplomacy07/13/2018
    21:20
  30. 38.
    How to Flip the House: The takeaways for 201806/29/2018
    40:15
  31. 39.
    How to Flip the House: The secret heist of 201006/28/2018
    1:00:16
  32. 40.
    How to Flip the House: The 2006 blue wave06/27/2018
    55:10
  33. 41.
    How to Flip the House: The 1994 Republican revolution06/26/2018
    57:23
  34. 42.
    How to Flip the House: A prologue on why midterm elections matter06/25/2018
    7:49
  35. 43.
    A week of mixed messaging on border separations06/22/2018
    19:30
  36. 44.
    The DOJ report on Comey: What you should know06/15/2018
    21:47
  37. 45.
    'A meet-and-greet-plus': What to expect from Trump's sit-down with Kim Jong Un06/09/2018
    31:54
  38. 46.
    The Tale of the 'Trump Triers'05/26/2018
    25:26
  39. 47.
    What to expect in Year Two of the Mueller investigation05/19/2018
    30:26
  40. 48.
    The president is backing out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Will ‘the Trump Doctrine’ work?05/11/2018
    31:20
  41. 49.
    Midterms and Trump: What to look for as we enter primary season05/05/2018
    24:26
  42. 50.
    Will Trump get Americans off of welfare?04/28/2018
    27:51
  43. 51.
    Will courts let the Trump administration put a citizenship question on the Census?04/21/2018
    37:47
  44. 52.
    Special episode: Trump’s lawyer got raided by the FBI. Now what will Trump do?04/12/2018
    24:12
  45. 53.
    Will Trump change how America pays for its infrastructure?04/07/2018
    30:30
  46. 54.
    Will Trump change America's relationship with internet privacy?03/31/2018
    28:07
  47. 55.
    When will Trump stop firing people and settle on his ‘A-team’?03/24/2018
    25:42
  48. 56.
    Will Trump convince Kim Jong-Un to give up nuclear weapons?03/17/2018
    32:52
  49. 57.
    Does the President have the power to downsize the government?03/10/2018
    24:03
  50. 58.
    Should the president run the White House like a family business?03/02/2018
    24:36
  51. 59.
    Will teen victims of school shootings force a change in federal gun laws?02/21/2018
    24:23
  52. 60.
    Will Trump strike a deal on the Dream Act?02/16/2018
    28:23
  53. 61.
    Special episode: The Nunes memo and what it means02/02/2018
    19:38
  54. 62.
    Special episode: Trump's first State of the Union address01/31/2018
    32:03
  55. 63.
    Special episode: A State of the Union listening guide01/26/2018
    18:02
  56. 64.
    Special episode: One year after Trump’s inauguration, we revisit his speech01/19/2018
    34:52
  57. 65.
    We'll be back in 201812/15/2017
    5:40
  58. 66.
    Special episode: What does Doug Jones's win in Alabama mean for the country?12/13/2017
    27:06
  59. 67.
    Trump's lawyer says a president can't obstruct justice. Can he?12/08/2017
    29:53
  60. 68.
    Is Trump reshaping an entire branch of government -- the judiciary?12/01/2017
    28:17
  61. 69.
    Why do American presidents pardon turkeys anyway? A holiday episode.11/22/2017
    9:20
  62. 70.
    Trump’s pressuring the Justice Dept to investigate Clinton. Can he do that?11/17/2017
    31:39
  63. 71.
    One year since Trump's election: Live show11/10/2017
    1:19:24
  64. 72.
    How much power does a president have to prevent terrorist attacks?11/03/2017
    28:54
  65. 73.
    Special episode: Trump's associates have been indicted. Can Trump himself emerge unscathed?10/31/2017
    20:12
  66. 74.
    Will Trump lose GOP majorities in 2018 if he keeps fighting with Republican lawmakers?10/27/2017
    24:36
  67. 75.
    Will President Trump end the opioid crisis?10/20/2017
    28:04
  68. 76.
    Is it within a president's power to strip broadcast licenses?10/13/2017
    27:51
  69. 77.
    Did Trump advisers break the law by using personal email for White House business?09/29/2017
    22:05
  70. 78.
    What can Paul Manafort's actions tell us about the Trump campaigns ties to Russia?09/22/2017
    25:01
  71. 79.
    Will Trump be able to work with Democrats and still maintain the support of his base?09/15/2017
    26:29
  72. 80.
    What does Trump really want for the 'dreamers'?09/08/2017
    34:39
  73. 81.
    Will Trump get emergency response funding for Texas, as promised?09/01/2017
    24:31
  74. 82.
    What's lost when a president opts out of ceremonial duties?08/25/2017
    27:09
  75. 83.
    Does a president need to unify the country to govern effectively?08/18/2017
    33:33
  76. 84.
    How much power does a president have to lead us to nuclear war?08/11/2017
    35:40
  77. 85.
    Will Trump's new chief of staff fix a White House in chaos?08/04/2017
    23:55
  78. 86.
    Is it unusual for a president to publicly berate members of his own cabinet?07/28/2017
    24:46
  79. 87.
    Trump promised to bring back American jobs, can he do that?07/21/2017
    26:57
  80. 88.
    Did Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer violate the law?07/14/2017
    31:26
  81. 89.
    Will Trump deliver on his health-care promises? (Part II)06/30/2017
    30:14
  82. 90.
    Special episode: Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin's election assault06/23/2017
    28:37
  83. 91.
    How much of Obama's Cuba policies could Trump rollback?06/16/2017
    33:11
  84. 92.
    Will Trump accomplish his infrastructure promises?06/09/2017
    31:27
  85. 93.
    Special episode: What we learned from Comey's testimony06/08/2017
    26:07
  86. 94.
    Is Trump isolating our strongest allies by backing away from key agreements?06/02/2017
    26:50
  87. 95.
    What can Michael Flynn's actions tell us about the Russia investigation?05/26/2017
    26:27
  88. 96.
    Amid turmoil in the U.S., can Trump's first international trip turn things around?05/19/2017
    21:32
  89. 97.
    Special episode: Can a president reveal classified information?05/16/2017
    16:15
  90. 98.
    How much power does a president have to affect an investigation?05/12/2017
    21:41
  91. 99.
    Special episode: Can Trump fire the FBI director?05/10/2017
    20:40
  92. 100.
    Would Trump be able to break up the 9th Circuit Court?05/05/2017
    27:32
  93. 101.
    100 days: Is Trump in violation of his contract with American voters?04/28/2017
    26:39
  94. 102.
    Do power struggles in the White House make Trump a more effective president?04/21/2017
    30:26
  95. 103.
    When it comes to acts of war, how far can Trump go?04/14/2017
    28:02
  96. 104.
    What can (and can’t) Trump associates do when it comes to Russia?04/07/2017
    31:53
  97. 105.
    Does Ivanka Trump’s new White House role hold up against legal and ethical standards?03/31/2017
    27:33
  98. 106.
    Will Trump be able to deliver on his healthcare promises?03/24/2017
    26:50
  99. 107.
    Will Trump really cut programs people depend on?03/17/2017
    29:17
  100. 108.
    Are Trump's attacks on the media a threat to freedom of the press?03/10/2017
    32:04
  101. 109.
    Does Trump’s success depend on his relationship with Congress?03/03/2017
    29:02
  102. 110.
    Do President Trump's business conflicts violate the Constitution?02/24/2017
    26:31
  103. 111.
    Will Trump ever release his tax returns?02/17/2017
    25:03
  104. 112.
    Should Trump be spending weekends at Mar-a-Lago?02/10/2017
    27:34
  105. 113.
    Will President Trump's immigration ban survive?02/03/2017
    25:19
  106. 114.
    Can he tweet that?01/27/2017
    29:07
  107. 115.
    Introduction to the podcast01/23/2017
    2:13

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