Early Monday, the very first charges were issued in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.
So what are the details of the charges against these men? Are these indictments proof that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election?
Today’s episode delves into the latest developments in the Mueller investigation and answers a new, critical “Can He Do That?” question: Now that several of his associates have been indicted, can Trump himself emerge unscathed from Mueller’s investigation?
National security reporter Matt Zapotosky answers these questions on this break-in episode of “Can He Do That?” Listen to the full episode below.
Each week, “Can He Do That?” examines the powers and limitations of the American presidency, focusing on one area where President Trump is seemingly breaking precedent. We answer the critical questions about what today’s news means for the future of the highest office in the nation.
The Washington Post and Live Nation will bring the “Can He Do That?” podcast to a live audience at the Warner Theatre on Nov. 7. In this live taping, political reporters Bob Woodward, David Fahrenthold and Karen Tumulty will join host Allison Michaels to review the past year in President Trump’s White House and the biggest moments that made people wonder “Can He Do That?” Tickets can be purchased now at Live Nation. Attendees are eligible to receive a free 30-day Basic Digital subscription to The Washington Post.