Trump Embraces Autocratic Language : The NPR Politics Podcast The former president continues to recite his greatest hits on the campaign trail, along with adding some new autocratic language. His words are drawing criticism from many, but on his social media platform, Truth Social, he has the base to support it.

This episode: White House correspondents Asma Khalid & Franco Ordoñez, and extremism correspondent Odette Yousef.

This episode was edited by Erica Morrison. It was produced by Jeongyoon Han and Casey Morell. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

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Trump Embraces Autocratic Language

Trump Embraces Autocratic Language

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits at the defense table while waiting for proceedings to begin in his civil business fraud trial in New York State Supreme Court on Dec. 7, 2023 in New York City. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits at the defense table while waiting for proceedings to begin in his civil business fraud trial in New York State Supreme Court on Dec. 7, 2023 in New York City.

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The former president continues to recite his greatest hits on the campaign trail, along with adding some new autocratic language. His words are drawing criticism from many, but on his social media platform, Truth Social, he has the base to support it.

This episode: White House correspondents Asma Khalid & Franco Ordoñez, and extremism correspondent Odette Yousef.

This episode was edited by Erica Morrison. It was produced by Jeongyoon Han and Casey Morell. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

Unlock access to this and other bonus content by supporting The NPR Politics Podcast+. Sign up via Apple Podcasts or at
plus.npr.org.

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