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Trump's Trials

Reporting and analysis on the inquiries, trials, and criminal probes facing former President Donald Trump. From the Jan. 6 insurrection and Georgia election interference, to the ongoing question of classified documents - and beyond - host Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro and legal experts dive deep every week to explore the news inside the courtrooms and the stakes for American democracy.Support NPR's reporting by subscribing to Trump's Trials+ and unlock sponsor-free listening. Learn more at plus.npr.org/trumpstrials

'The boss is not going to leave under any circumstances'

Trump's Trials

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This week, Scott Detrow and NPR political editor/correspondent Domenico Montanaro discuss leaked confidential videos of two former Trump lawyers and what those videos could mean for the Georgia election interference case. Plus a new development in the January 6 case. Their guest is NYU's Melissa Murray. Topics include: -The potential consequences of leaked videos in court — and the court of public opinion-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell admitting she 'didn't know much' about election fraud. -Why it matters that a judge rejected an attempt by Trump lawyers to limit mentions of January 6 violence in the election interference trial -The prospect of additional guilty pleas in the Georgia election interference caseFollow the show on Apple Podcasts or Spotify for new episodes each Saturday.Sign up for sponsor-free episodes and support NPR's political journalism at plus.npr.org/trumpstrials.Email the show at trumpstrials@npr.org.

Why lawyers say 'never write anything down'

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On this inaugural episode of Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow and NPR political editor/correspondent Domenico Montanaro break down this week's testimony from former President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka in the New York civil fraud case brought against the Trump Organization. This week's guest is NYU's Melissa Murray. Topics include: -Arguments in the New York case so far-Whether Donald Trump actually cares if he loses -Why Trump sounded a lot different on the witness stand this week than he has in the past — while Ivanka, notably, did not-Why you should never email your family from a work account (especially if you also work with them) Follow the show on Apple Podcasts or Spotify for new episodes each Saturday.Sign up for sponsor-free episodes and support NPR's political journalism at plus.npr.org/trumpstrials.Email the show at trumpstrials@npr.org.

Welcome to Trump's Trials

Trump's Trials

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NPR's Scott Detrow hosts a weekly discussion about the latest courtroom drama, testimony, and legal maneuvering in the criminal and civil cases facing former President Donald Trump — and what it all means for American democracy — with analysis from NPR political editor/correspondent Domenico Montanaro.Sign up for sponsor-free episodes and support NPR's political journalism at plus.npr.org. Email the show at trumpstrials@npr.org