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.”
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.”
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.
I spoke with Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., about rising concerns among Democrats and GOP alike over campaign advisors to Donald Trump having repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials during the 2016 presidential campaign.
“The Late Late Show” host and king of Carpool Karaoke, James Corden sat down with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric at the popular L.A. restaurant Animal to talk about his late-night gig, his viral success, and the Tony Awards.
In an exclusive interview in Moscow, Edward Snowden told me that former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus — under consideration to be President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state — disclosed “information that was far more highly classified than I ever did” and yet never “spent a single day in jail.
In an exclusive interview on Wednesday, Aug. 10, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric spoke to University of California President Janet Napolitano. A former secretary of homeland security and the ex-governor of Arizona, Napolitano discusses the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump’s “Second Amendment people” comments and new questions being raised about email exchanges between employees at the Clinton Foundation and the State Department during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state.
On Wednesday, Aug. 10, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric talks to Eric Lichtblau, a Washington bureau reporter for the New York Times and Pulitzer Prize winner, about the recent controversy surrounding email exchanges between employees at the Clinton Foundation and the State Department when Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state.
I spoke with Richard Painter — a University of Minnesota professor and former chief ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration — and Yahoo News Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff about the latest information on the FBI’s stunning revelation that it is looking into a new batch of emails related to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server.
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.