Latest podcasts on US politics

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27 Mar 2017
10 min

The Monocle Daily - Who is Judge Jeanine?: 

The US president appeared to send a message to Paul Ryan via Fox News host Judge Jeanine. We take a closer look at the former prosecutor.

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27 Mar 2017
15 min

Midori House - Disastrous plan: 

US affairs expert Xenia Wickett and journalist Isabel Hilton on why Donald Trump and Paul Ryan’s healthcare replacement plan has so little support in Washington.

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24 Mar 2017
9 min

The Globalist - Healthcare in the US: 

The Affordable Care Act vote has been delayed as it becomes clear that Trump’s changes would not get enough support to pass. Monocle 24’s Brian Klaas explains.

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20 Mar 2017
11 min

The Monocle Daily - FBI vs Trump: 

Monocle 24's Paul Osbourne and journalists Mary Dejevsky and Patrick Tucker describes the impact of the FBI investigation into President Trump's relations with Russia.

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20 Mar 2017
10 min

The Globalist - When Merkel met Trump: 

Following Donald Trump’s meeting with Angela Merkel, journalist Sebastian Borger discusses the future of their relationship with Monocle 24’s Emma Nelson.

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14 Mar 2017
7 min

Midori House - Missed connections: 

Journalist Roger Boyes and historian Kathleen Burk discuss what will be on the table at Angela Merkel and Donald Trump’s snow-delayed meeting.

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14 Mar 2017
10 min

The Globalist - ​When M​erkel​ meets Trump: 

This week President Trump welcomes the German chancellor to the White House. And it’s rather apt that a snowstorm on the US east coast has delayed the meeting from today until Friday: relations are almost sure to be frosty.

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9 Mar 2017
17 min

The Monocle Daily - What’s so bad about healthcare?: 

What’s at the core of conservative American opposition to national healthcare? We ask Mitt Romney’s former spokesperson Ryan Williams.

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9 Mar 2017
7 min

Midori House - The ambassador's reception : 

Mary Dejevsky and Victor Bulmer-Thomas discuss the potential appointment of Republican moderate Jon Huntsman as the US's new ambassador to Moscow.

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7 Mar 2017
15 min

The Monocle Daily - What next for Trumpcare?: 

Donald Trump wants to alter his proposed Obamacare replacement. We ask ‘New York’ magazine's Jonathan Chait why it could be a disaster for the GOP.

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24 Feb 2017
9 min

Midori House - New York Times takes on Trump: 

Donald Trump's hostility towards the media seems to be translating into bumper business for ‘The New York Times’. Is journalism doing better than some might have feared?

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25 Feb 2017
28 min

The Foreign Desk - The revival of American satire: 

President Trump presents a formidable challenge to satirical writers, broadcasters, comedians and visual artists. What are the ins and outs of covering such an unpredictable president and more importantly, how do you satirise the self-satirising?

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22 Mar 2017
3 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 57: Why Trump needs the media: 

As the fallout from the US secretary of state Rex Tillerson’s tour of Asia shows, treating the media like the enemy can cause problems.

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10 Mar 2017
4 min

The Globalist - BONUS – Why does the Dutch general election matter?: 

Monocle 24’s executive producer Tom Edwards profiles the front-runners in next week’s crucial election

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8 Mar 2017
3 min

The Foreign Desk - Explainer 55: When Angela meets Donald: 

German chancellor Angela Merkel heads to Washington to meet Donald Trump. It will be his trickiest meeting since taking office – Merkel is one of the few world leaders who has made no attempt to hide her disdain for him.

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