Josh is host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center and co-host of the spin-off series LRC Presents: All The President's Lawyers. He is New York Magazine's business columnist and a contributor at MSNBC. Josh was a founding correspondent at The Upshot, the economics and data section of The New York Times, and Business Insider's senior editor and politics editor. Before entering journalism, he worked in policy research for think tanks and as a real-estate banker at Wells Fargo. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Harvard College.

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When the president downplays a pandemic or implies aid to states are being withheld until governors say nice things about him, can he be sued?

If President Trump gives bad advice, can you sue him?

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from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

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President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.

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No time for a deposition, I’ve got a pandemic to deal with

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