Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., discussed the growing number of his Democratic colleagues calling for a filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. He said, “We should have an up or down vote.” Manchin, who sits on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, also discussed the latest in the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, along with the president’s comments to Time magazine on his credibility.
Senator Tim Kaine told me about the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election as well as the revelations from Rep. Devon Nunes about alleged communications collection of President Trump prior to the inauguration.
House Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, member of the House Intelligence Committee, joined me to discuss what he learned from his questioning of FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Michael Rogers on the Hill on Monday. Castro also commented on reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip his first meeting with members of NATO next month. He said, “I wish that he would be there.”
“ 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. ”
I talked with Sen. Mo Brooks (R- Ala.) about his opposition to the proposed new healthcare bill – which would replace the current Affordable Care Act – being put forth for a vote by Republican leadership on March 23, 2017.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch once authored a book opposing assisted suicide and euthanasia. With Gorsuch now up for confirmation, the husband of the late Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill woman who fought for the right to die in 2014, is speaking out. “If Neil Gorsuch, or anyone in his position, had seen firsthand what ‘medical aid in dying’ is, he would probably have a much different opinion,” Dan Diaz told me. “And what he wrote in his book would be significantly different had he known my wife, Brittany.”
Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain stopped by Yahoo News to talk about her latest movie, “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” the true story behind it and how to bring change to Hollywood.
I spoke with Ambassador Wendy Sherman and Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman before President Trump’s press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.