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.
I spoke with Ambassador Wendy Sherman and Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman before President Trump’s press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
On Feb. 23, Ezra Levin, co-author of the “Indivisible Guide,” stopped by Yahoo News to talk about town hall meetings during congressional recess, resisting the Trump agenda and how the “Indivisible Guide” borrowed tactics from the tea party.
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.
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.
I spoke with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), one of two Republican senators who’ve decided to vote against the confirmation of President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos.