Maria Zakharova, a Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, stopped by Yahoo News to talk about fake news, the U.S. airstrikes in Syria, President Trump, Russian influence on the French election and the dangers faced by gay men in Chechnya.
I hosted a look at President Trump’s first 100 days in office, and was joined by Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, Yahoo National Political Columnist Matt Bai, Yahoo Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff, Yahoo National Correspondent Holly Bailey, Yahoo Finance Columnist Rick Newman, Yahoo Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox, and Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump.
I spoke with Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump, about the administration’s first 100 days. When I asked Conway about the investigation into Michael Flynn’s failure to disclose payments from Russia, Conway told me, “It’s not for me to comment on personnel or active investigations in the Congress.”
“ It seems that every day, there’s a new story and a new vocabulary around gender that’s challenging our long-held attitudes and preconceptions about what makes us who we are. ‘Gender Revolution’ will go beyond the headlines to examine the why, the how and what it all means, with intimate stories of the people who are at the forefront of this new frontier. ”
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Sierra Club executive director Carl Pope told me about their new book, “Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet.” They also discussed President Trump’s promise to bring back coal mining jobs.
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Legendary movie star Burt Reynolds stars in the new film, “Dog Years,” which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. It’s about an aging actor and closely parallels Reynolds’ own story. I spoke with Reynolds about the film, his career and President Trump.
“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” a 2010 bestseller and now an HBO film, tells the story of a journalist’s search to learn more about the real woman behind HeLa cells, which have been essential to numerous medical breakthroughs. I spoke with author Rebecca Skloot and Rose Byrne, who plays Skloot in the movie.
I was joined by sports and politics commentator Keith Olbermann. We discussed the announcement by Fox News to part ways with Bill O’Reilly, the embattled host of the network’s hit program, “The O’Reilly Factor.”