Preview: Coming Up on Washington Week with The Atlantic

May. 23, 2024 AT 5:31 p.m. EDT
Former U.S. President Trump's criminal trial on charges of falsifying business records continues in New York

Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits in a courtroom alongside his lawyer Todd Blanche before the beginning of the day's proceedings in Manhattan Criminal Court, in New York City, U.S., May 21, 2024. Dave Sanders/Pool via REUTERS

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Coming up on Washington Week with The Atlantic:

Trump On Trial:  

With closing arguments set to begin on Tuesday in former President Donald Trump’s unprecedented hush money trial, the jury could get the case as early as Wednesday.  We’ll look at how a verdict could affect the current race for the White House.

Joining editor in chief of The Atlantic and moderator, Jeffrey Goldberg to discuss this and more:

  • Josh Gerstein, Senior Legal Affairs Reporter, POLITICO
  • Mara Liasson, National Political Correspondent, NPR
  • Ed O’Keefe, Senior White House & Political Correspondent, CBS News 
  • Nancy Youssef, National Security Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal

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