From day one, it was clear that Donald Trump was like no president this country had ever seen. Eight months into his term, we talk to Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith about the lasting impact Trump may have on the presidency, itself. Then, historian Dan Jones on the Knights Templar, the Medieval secret society that inspired "The Da Vinci Code".
False claims from the White House, President Trump’s communications with foreign leaders, and Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch: Join us for insight into this week’s news.
In “From the Archives” this week, more on the Supreme Court. Diane listens back to this 2010 interview with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. He was on the show to talk about his new book “Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge’s View”.
- David Leonhardt Op-ed columnist, The New York Times; former editor, The Upshot, a New York Times website covering politics and policy
- Yochi Dreazen Foreign editor, Vox; author, "The Invisible Front"
- Nan Aron President, Alliance for Justice
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