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Episode 78: Chuck Todd

NBC News personality and “Meet The Press” host Chuck Todd at the NBC Universal Up Front presentation in New York City, May 14, 2018. (Mike Segar/Reuteres)

If it’s Sunday, Chuck Todd is on TV.

In the latest episode of The Jamie Weinstein Show, the political director for NBC News and host of NBC’s Meet the Press discusses the state of the media in the Trump era, the men who influenced Donald Trump, his own influences, and so much more.
Show Roadmap:
  • What’s surprised Todd about the Trump administration.
  • What Todd has learned about Trump from his personal interactions.
  • Why Trump would call Todd after watching “Meet the Press.”
  • How Roy Cohn and professional wrestling influenced Trump.
  • On the state of the media and media incentives.
  • On whether Todd thinks there is a liberal bias in the media.
  • On 2020 presidential prospects.
  • On Matt Drudge, Roger Ailes, and Jared Kushner.
  • On his influences.

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