Donald Trumps historic presidency is unlike any other thats come before it. From his outsider status in Washington to his familys continued residence in New York to his complicated business empire, each episode of this podcast will focus on one aspect of Trumps time in the White House that defies conventions and ask the question, Can he do that? Hosted by Allison Michaels and co-hosted each week by a different Post reporter, Can He Do That? features original reporting that will illuminate the ways Donald Trump can reshape the presidency and explain what that means for people in the United States and the rest of the world.
What can (and can’t) Trump associates do when it comes to Russia?07/04/2017 Duración: 32min
Congressional reporter Karoun Demirjian helps answer: What can history show us about presidents’ relationships with foreign governments? When is communication illegal? And at what point do allegations turn into concrete findings?
Does Ivanka Trump’s new White House role hold up against legal and ethical standards?31/03/2017 Duración: 27min
This week’s episode asks a slightly different question: Can she? How do potential business conflicts and issues of nepotism factor into Ivanka’s new role? And with First Lady Melania Trump taking a relative backseat, is Ivanka filling in the gaps?
Will Trump be able to deliver on his healthcare promises?24/03/2017 Duración: 26min
In a setback for the president, a vote on the GOP health care overhaul plan was delayed Thursday. How does it affect Trump's promises to voters? The Post's Mike DeBonis explains the politics, and we talk to Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) about what's next.
Will Trump really cut programs people depend on?17/03/2017 Duración: 29min
Trump’s budget proposes massive cuts to the arts, science and the poor: Can he do that? The Post’s Kelsey Snell weighs in on whether Trump’s requests will be met. Plus, Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen shares how Democrats in Congress are reacting.
Are Trump's attacks on the media a threat to freedom of the press?10/03/2017 Duración: 32min
How unusual is Trump's behavior toward the media? Media columnist Margaret Sullivan weighs in on that question and on what's at risk for democracy. Plus, WHCA president Jeff Mason shares what it's really like to be a member White House press corps.
Does Trump’s success depend on his relationship with Congress?03/03/2017 Duración: 29min
A master class in the relationship between party and president: The Post’s Robert Costa explains who’s running the show in Washington. He talks to GOP insider Grover Norquist on party unity under Trump and what it means for their agenda in Congress.
Do President Trump's business conflicts violate the Constitution?24/02/2017 Duración: 26min
The Post’s award-winning David Fahrenthold breaks down Trump’s many businesses, his complex foreign ties and the Emoluments Clause.
Will Trump ever release his tax returns?17/02/2017 Duración: 25min
Trump is the first major party nominee in decades to not release returns. What happens now that he's president? Does Flynn's resignation change things? Plus, Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) on Democrats' efforts to make Trump's returns public.
Should Trump be spending weekends at Mar-a-Lago?10/02/2017 Duración: 27min
President Trump frequents his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, has a triplex penthouse in Trump Tower in downtown Manhattan and has his last name blazoned on dozens of properties around the world. Does that change things for the office of the presidency?
Will President Trump's immigration ban survive?03/02/2017 Duración: 25min
Is President Trump's executive order temporarily barring entry into the U.S. from seven majority-Muslim countries within the bounds of presidential power? With Marc Fisher, Post senior editor and author of "Trump Revealed," we answer that and more.
Can he tweet that?27/01/2017 Duración: 29min
We take a close look at Trump's tweets now that he's president. Can he make official policy statements on Twitter? And does that dictate government action? We explore the pros and cons when a president has a direct line to the people.
Introduction to the podcast23/01/2017 Duración: 02min
Host Allison Michaels gives a look at what to expect from the newest podcast from the Washington Post.