Appearing Presidential With The New Republic’s Alex Shephard and Author Jeremi Suri

Donald Trump isn’t sure if he wants to be presidential, but what’s “presidential,” anyway?

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President Donald Trump may be unsure of exactly how presidential he wants to be, but what does it mean to “be presidential” anyway? In this episode, we look at Trump’s presidential style with Alex Shephard, news editor of The New Republic. And we discuss the changes in the very office itself with University of Texas professor Jeremi Suri, whose new book is The Impossible Presidency.


Alex Shephard is the news editor at The New Republic and you can follow him on Twitter: @alex_shephard.

Jeremi Suri is the Mack Brown Distinguished Professor for Global Leadership, History and Public Policy at the University of Texas at Austin and the author of The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office. You can follow him on Twitter: @JeremiSuri.

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