Former Clinton administration defense secretary — and Republican senator — William Cohen joined me on Yahoo News to talk about the sweeping changes President Trump is proposing to foreign and defense policy. We discussed the revised immigration ban, relations with Russia, the nuclear challenge from North Korea, the president’s governing style, and the administration’s proposed defense build-up and diplomatic cutbacks.
On Thursday, July 28, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with retired Marine Corps Gen. John Allen on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. The two discuss the national security and foreign policy credentials of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
Alan Gross, an American contractor held captive by the Fidel Castro regime for five years, was released in 2014 when President Obama reopened diplomatic relations with Cuba. Gross stopped by Yahoo News to talk about the death of the former Cuban leader and said Castro’s legacy is “brutality.” He also compared President-elect Donald Trump to Castro, saying, “He’s off his rocker. He’s a megalomaniac of the same ilk as Fidel Castro, only he’s not as well read.”
In an exclusive interview in Russia, I spoke with Edward Snowden, the fugitive former NSA contractor who leaked information about U.S. surveillance activities, talks about Putin, life in Russia with his longtime girlfriend and the possibility of returning to the U.S. to face justice in a Trump administration.
I was joined by Colin Quinn, writer and star of “Colin Quinn: The New York Story,” who told me about his new Netflix special and his pre-election perspectives on immigration and race relations.
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I spoke to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt about the first few days of the Trump administration and what he expects to come, including possible impeachment. Hewitt also discussed his new book, “The Fourth Way: The Conservative Playbook for a Lasting GOP Majority.”
I sat down with onetime presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson, former Clinton administration senior adviser Richard Socarides, and ex-Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour about the election results and the upcoming Trump presidency.
On Tuesday, Aug. 9, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviews Kori Schake, former White House director for defense strategy at the National Security Council, about why she and dozens of other prominent Republican national security officials signed a letter opposing the Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, leader of the minority Democrats, told me that he believes his Republican colleagues are concerned but “afraid” to speak out against President Trump. Schumer also discussed his meeting with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, his reaction to the removal of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., from the House floor, and why he thinks top Trump adviser Steve Bannon should leave the White House.
With Election Day only one day away, I talked to Zerlina Maxwell, director of progressive media at Hillary for America, about the state of the race. Tom Bevan, co-founder and publisher of RealClearPolitics, and Yahoo News Political Consultant Brian Goldsmith joined me to explain the electoral map and the votes needed for a presidential victory. Dan Klaidman, Yahoo News Deputy Editor, discussed Hillary Clinton campaign’s response to the FBI’s decision not to bring criminal charges over new emails related to Clinton’s use of a private email server.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., joined me in New York to discuss her continued support of Donald Trump’s campaign for president.