Reminder: There are 369 days until the Iowa caucuses, and 640 days until the 2020 presidential election.
Ann Coulter says that President Trump was elected to build a wall on the United States' border, and that he can decide to build one by executive fiat, without waiting for the approval of Congress.
“Skullduggery,” co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman welcome two filmmakers to the podcast. First up, Jonathan Alter, journalist (and co-director of the upcoming HBO documentary “Breslin and Hamil: Deadline Artists”), for a discussion about the latest developments in the Trump-Russia story, including the recent BuzzFeed article that was criticized by special counsel Robert Mueller. Then writer, director and comedian Adam McKay joins us to talk about his Oscar-nominated film “Vice,” his take on the life and times of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
Reminder: There are 383 days until the Iowa caucuses and 656 days until the 2020 presidential election.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar — a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and prospective Democratic candidate for president in 2020 — says it is “very difficult to imagine” she will vote to confirm nominee William Barr as attorney general in light of his refusal to commit to releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. While saying she still wants to finish reviewing the transcript of this week’s confirmation hearing before making a final decision, she criticized the nominee for his equivocation during this week’s confirmation hearing on two key issues relating to the Russia probe. “He wouldn’t say he would follow the ethics advice of career lawyers in the department when it came to recusal regarding the Russia investigation, and also he didn’t 100 percent commit — not even 80 percent commit — to making the report public,” Klobuchar said.
Rep. Eric Swalwell discusses the aggressive agenda for the House Intelligence Committee and it's not good news for the president.
A former top U.S. military commander criticized President Trump for turning his visit to an Iraqi air base into a “political rally” that improperly used U.S. troops for partisan purposes.
President Trump initially wanted William Barr to be his defense counsel, sources say, but Trump has tapped Barr for an even more important position: attorney general, a post that, if confirmed, would put him in charge of the Mueller investigation.
Former Trump presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski called Michael Cohen a “serial liar” who had “nothing to do with the campaign,” a description contradicted by multiple sources.
The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes his role in the Bill Clinton-Paula Jones case, and reveals himself as the source who tipped off Michael Isikoff to the bombshell news that Ken Starr was investigating Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.
George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said the GOP has become “a personality cult” under President Trump and that he would “move to Australia” rather than vote for Trump again.
Just one month after Jamal Khashoggi's death, and with his body still missing, his murder looks set to transform regional politics.
U.S. military hackers have been given the go-ahead to gain access to Russian cyber systems as part of potential retaliation for any meddling in America’s elections.
From around 2009 to 2013, the U.S. intelligence community experienced crippling intelligence failures related to its secret internet-based communications system, a key means for remote messaging between CIA officers and their sources.