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PoliticsJanuary 23, 2017

Emergency politics podcast: in DC, Ben Thomas watches Donald Trump become actual president

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In this special edition of Gone By Lunchtime, we patch in Ben Thomas from Washington DC, where he’s been rubbing shoulders among the crowds on Inauguration Day and the manifestly bigger crowds at the Women’s March.

It is done: Donald J Trump is the real, actual president of the world’s most powerful country. Ben Thomas, PR guy from Exceltium and Gone By Lunchtime regular, had a silver ticket for his spot on the Capitol and was there to breathe it all in. Toby Manhire Skypes him up to hear about the occasion, the speech, the record-setting balderdash of press guy Sean Spicer, and more.

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Mad Chapman, Editor
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