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Donald Trump confirms he will leave the White House.

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Donald Trump confirms he will leave the White House.

    The kids’ table

    The kids’ table

    As Trump confirms he will leave the White House, Emily Jon and Anthony compare his testy press conference with the Bidens’ Thanksgiving message. Also, rumoured cabinet pick Heidi Heitkamp discusses Democrats and the rural vote. And we Americ-answer – is Trump going to pardon himself?

    Studio Director: Michael Regaard
    Producers: Harriet Noble and Natalie Ktena
    Assistant Editor: Emma Close
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 32 min
    'I concede NOTHING!!!!!'

    'I concede NOTHING!!!!!'

    With the transition now formally underway, Jon, Emily and Anthony discuss whether a Trump tweet is the closest we will get to a concession speech. Also, why Biden’s diverse cabinet picks look like an Obama third term. And, could Trump reveal classified information post-presidency?

    Studio director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Harriet Noble and Natalie Ktena
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 31 min
    Democracy Dyes in Darkness

    Democracy Dyes in Darkness

    As Biden gets on with the business of transition, Jon, Emily and Anthony discuss the Trump campaign’s latest outlandish press conference – and how Rudy Giuliani’s hair-dye stole the scene. Also, how is the White House press pack reacting to the White House’s war on the media? And is Fox News abandoning President Trump?

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Harriet Noble and Natalie Ktena
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 20 min
    Barack Obama's Big Book

    Barack Obama's Big Book

    Fresh from his surprise cameo in The Crown, Jon joins Emily and Anthony to discuss all the latest on the transition in limbo. Also, historian David Olusoga joins us to discuss Barack Obama's book and his exclusive UK interview with the 44th president. And how Trump’s election message could be an own goal in the battleground Georgia senate race.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producers: Harriet Noble, Natalie Ktena and Sej Asar
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 41 min
    Orange is the new black

    Orange is the new black

    As Biden increases his electoral college tally, Emily, Jon and Anthony go behind-the-scenes in the Trump camp with New York Magazine correspondent Olivia Nuzzi. Also, is Trump frightened of prison? And we speak to former US Ambassador to the EU, Anthony Gardner, about whether Biden and Boris will be good for the UK-US relationship.

    Studio Director: Emma Crowe
    Producer: Natalie Ktena and Harriet Noble
    Assistant Editor: Emma Close
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 36 min
    Americast Total Landscaping

    Americast Total Landscaping

    It's our election post-mortem. As Biden’s transition team steps up, Emily, Jon and Anthony are joined by red and blue strategists for a forensic look at the election. Also, is Trump’s firing of his Defence Secretary an act of revenge? And we Americ-answer who can be considered for President-Elect Biden’s cabinet.

    A big shoutout to BBC Builders Merchants Ltd in Dewsbury for being good sports.

    Producers: Harriet Noble, Natalie Ktena
    Editor: Dino Sofos

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

Spursfred ,

Good stuff

Good episode. Though a rather good interview with Heitkamp, it amused me that the time she spent at Harvard was evidence that the Democrats had not lost touch with rural America!

beverley watkins ,

Americast

Absolutely brilliant both informative and entertaining

Darryl37 ,

Pardon Drumpf why ?

Fantastic listen on a Friday morning stomach churning stressed out NHS nurse not sleeping well Maitlis and Sopes and Zirch is it a wonderful listen better than the Soaps .... what will happen next .... ooh that’s a great title for an episode...better than the Soaps keep up the good work regards Darryl

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