Vanita Gupta, the former principal deputy assistant attorney general and acting head of the Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division under President Obama, joined me on Yahoo News to talk about Attorney General Sessions rolling back Obama- era guidance on sentencing, the firing of FBI Director James Comey and President Trump’s newly created Election Integrity Commission.
I spoke with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) following her censure by Republicans during the confirmation hearings for President Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, Sen. Jeff Sessions(R-Ala).
Former chief speechwriter for President Obama Jon Favreau stopped by Yaho News and talked about Michelle Obama’s skills as a public speaker and why she is inspiring to others.
I was joined by Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, to talk about why hate speech has intensified across the U.S. since Trump’s election.
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 was joined by Bo Copley, an out of work coal miner, who got the attention of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail when he pressed her on her policies concerning coal mining jobs. We discussed President Trump’s new executive order that unwinds former President Obama’s policies to curb carbon emissions that contribute to climate change and his thoughts on the future of the coal mining industry as renewable energy and automation are on the rise.
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.
On Tuesday, June 14, 2016 President Obama delivered a statement to the press. The president spoke about the Islamic State group as well as the tragedy in Orlando. Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks with Yahoo Chief White House Correspondent Olivier Knox as well as the Heritage Foundation’s Vice President of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies Jim Carafano regarding the president’s remarks.
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, I sat down with Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor and former DNC chair, to talk about the state of the 2016 election and how aspects of it compare with his outsider candidacy in 2004.
In the wake of President Obama’s private visit with the families of those killed in the the terrorist attack at the gay nightclub in Orlando, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric interviews Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and SWAT Commander Capt. Mark Canty, who was in charge of 44 officers during the operation and led the final assault team. They will discuss meeting with the president, the night of the attack, and the controversy surrounding why it took police three hours to enter the nightclub and how the city is coping in the aftermath of the mass shooting.
I spoke with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni about the state of the 2016 election, the campaign strategies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and what this all means for America.
In an exclusive interview with Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric, former Defense Secretary Bob Gates sounded off for the first time about President Barac…