• Skullduggery TV: The Forever Prisoner
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    Skullduggery TV: The Forever Prisoner

    Ramzi Kassem, a professor of law at the City University of New York, joins “Skullduggery” co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman to discuss his work defending Guantánamo Bay detainees. Kassem is currently working to shine a light on detainees who have been imprisoned without ever being convicted of a crime, such as his client Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alawi, who was classified as a “forever prisoner” in 2010 despite never being convicted because he was considered too dangerous to be released. Intelligence analysts allege that he was once a bodyguard for Osama bin Laden. Listen to the Skullduggery podcast:

  • Skullduggery TV: Pod Save America’s Tommy Vietor
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    Skullduggery TV: Pod Save America’s Tommy Vietor

    Tommy Vietor, former spokesperson for President Barack Obama and the U.S. National Security Council turned podcaster ("Pod Save America"), joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman. They discuss Trump's comments about accepting political dirt from foreign governments, his attacks on the intel community and why we no longer talk about national security issues like drones. Then, the co-hosts of the podcast "Words Matter," Joe Lockhart and Katie Barlow, jump in to comment on the state of impeachment, court fights over subpoenas, and executive privilege.

  • Confronted with multiple errors in his new Trump book, a testy Michael Wolff says, 'You have to trust me'
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    Confronted with multiple errors in his new Trump book, a testy Michael Wolff says, 'You have to trust me'

    The author is questioned about several notable errors in his new book, “Siege: Trump Under Fire.”

  • Skullduggery TV: Sex, Spies, and Bank Account Lies
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    Skullduggery TV: Sex, Spies, and Bank Account Lies

    New York Times financial editor David Enrich and Emily Brandwin, former CIA operations officer, join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." Trump's dealings with Deutsche Bank and what it's like to be a "spy" for the CIA will be discussed, as well as Mike and Dan's thoughts on Mueller's final public statement.

  • Key House Democrat: About 40 of us want Trump impeached
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    Key House Democrat: About 40 of us want Trump impeached

    About 40 House Democrats now support impeachment, including about 90 percent of those on the House Judiciary Committee, according to Rep. Steve Cohen.

  • 2020 candidate Seth Moulton: 'I'm proud to say I'm a capitalist'
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    2020 candidate Seth Moulton: 'I'm proud to say I'm a capitalist'

    Sep. Seth Moulton talks to the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast about how he plans to take on President Trump in the 2020 presidential election.

  • Top FBI officials were 'quite worried' Comey would appear to be blackmailing Trump
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    Top FBI officials were 'quite worried' Comey would appear to be blackmailing Trump

    Senior FBI officials were concerned then director James Comey would appear to be blackmailing then President-elect Trump – using tactics notoriously associated with J.Edgar Hoover – when he attended a fateful Jan. 6, 2017 meeting where he informed the real estate magnate about allegations he had consorted with prostitutes in Moscow, according to Jim Baker, the bureau’s chief counsel at the time.

  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib: 'We now have a crooked CEO in the Oval Office'
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    Rep. Rashida Tlaib: 'We now have a crooked CEO in the Oval Office'

    Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she believes President Trump crossed an ethical line on “day one” of his administration. And she’s calling for his impeachment.

  • Skullduggery TV: From Rashida With Love
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    Skullduggery TV: From Rashida With Love

    Rep. Rashida Tlaib and New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman in this episode of “Skullduggery.” Tlaib weighs in on impeachment proceedings, the Trump administration, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. As for Baker, he discusses the differences between covering the Obama administration and the Trump White House. It’s a feisty episode — buckle up.

  • House Democrat expects vote 'next week' to hold attorney general in contempt
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    House Democrat expects vote 'next week' to hold attorney general in contempt

    In an interview with the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery," Rep. Jamie Raskin says the House Judiciary Committee is poised to hold William Barr in contempt.

  • Starr report veteran says Trump's crimes are 'thousandfold' worse
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    Starr report veteran says Trump's crimes are 'thousandfold' worse

    The Starr referral cited — as evidence of obstruction — Clinton’s refusal to be questioned by Starr’s prosecutors for seven months — thereby delaying the Lewinsky investigation until the independent counsel threatened the president with a subpoena.

  • Trump was ‘fighting for his political life,’ his former lawyer says, explaining attacks on Mueller
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    Trump was ‘fighting for his political life,’ his former lawyer says, explaining attacks on Mueller

    In 2017 and 2018, Cobb played a pivotal role in organizing the White House response to the Mueller investigation, negotiating agreements to turn over documents and allow interviews with White House officials.

  • AOC: 'I don’t regret opposing' Amazon headquarters deal
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    AOC: 'I don’t regret opposing' Amazon headquarters deal

    Days after Amazon pulled out of the deal with the city, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Democrats like Ocasio-Cortez over their opposition. Ocasio-Cortez disagrees with the governor.

  • Ocasio-Cortez: 'Netanyahu is a Trump-like figure'
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    Ocasio-Cortez: 'Netanyahu is a Trump-like figure'

    Ocasio-Cortez said U.S. policy toward Israel should be affected by the proposed annexation, and there are “conversations happening in our caucus.”

  • AOC: 'Social media poses a public health risk to everybody'
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    AOC: 'Social media poses a public health risk to everybody'

    “I personally gave up Facebook, which was kind of a big deal, because I started my campaign on Facebook. ... I think it has effects on everybody," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

  • Former top Obama intel lawyer praises 'very shrewd' indictment of Assange for skirting First Amendment issues
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    Former top Obama intel lawyer praises 'very shrewd' indictment of Assange for skirting First Amendment issues

    Robert Litt, chief counsel to the Director of National Intelligence under Barack Obama, discussed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."

  • Preet Bharara considered taping Trump because 'the man lies'
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    Preet Bharara considered taping Trump because 'the man lies'

    Bharara never learned why Trump was calling. “That’s bulls***. ... Bharara also said the “wacko” nature of Trump’s presidency has not dissipated. “The man lies. ... The president’s different from everyone else,” he said.

  • Ex-Trump aide Papadopoulos says he's seeking a pardon and considering withdrawing guilty plea
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    Ex-Trump aide Papadopoulos says he's seeking a pardon and considering withdrawing guilty plea

    Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos tells the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery" that he is considering withdrawing his guilty plea in the Russia investigation and seeking a pardon from President Trump.

  • Skullduggery TV: Kushner's charmed life
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    Skullduggery TV: Kushner's charmed life

    On this week's episode of "Skullduggery TV," Daniel Klaidman and Michael Isikoff speak with author and investigative journalist Vicky Ward about her new book on the Kushner family, and discuss the Mueller report and the possibility of impeachment with Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif.

  • Skullduggery TV: Bannon Unbound
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    Skullduggery TV: Bannon Unbound

    Alison Klayman and Marie Therese Guirgis, the director and producer, respectively, of the upcoming documentary film "The Brink," fill you in on all you need to know about their "behind the curtain" documentary on polarizing figure Steve Bannon. Then George Shipley, an Austin, Texas-based political consultant, joins the discussion to weigh in on Beto-mania in the wake of O'Rourke's announcement to run for president in 2020.

  • Maverick Republican William Weld looks to run against Trump's 'malignant narcissism'
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    Maverick Republican William Weld looks to run against Trump's 'malignant narcissism'

    Weld has special credentials to make that judgment: As a young lawyer, he served on the staff of the House Judiciary Committee that voted to impeach Nixon, spending five months researching a memo that laid out the legal grounds to remove a president.

  • Skullduggery TV: ‘The worst version of himself’
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    Skullduggery TV: ‘The worst version of himself’

    Produced by Mark Seman & Anthony Kane Congressman Jamie Raskin, D-Md., a member of the House Oversight Committee, joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this week’s episode of “Skullduggery.” They discuss everything that took place during the Michael Cohen public hearing, from why Raskin believes campaign finance charges aren’t grounds for impeachment to emoluments, Trump’s tax returns and whether or not Cohen is now a credible witness. Raskin also answers the question “Will we ever get to see the Mueller report?”

  • Skullduggery TV: Inside the Trump International Hotel
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    Skullduggery TV: Inside the Trump International Hotel

    Produced by Mark Seman & Anthony Kane Journalist Zach Everson and Rep. Don Beyer of Virginia join this week’s episode of “Skullduggery TV” to discuss what really goes on at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., as well as what the congressman, fresh off his trip to South America, learned about migration — and if we’ll ever get to see the president’s taxes. Yahoo News’ own Hunter Walker fills in as co-host alongside Michael Isikoff.

  • What is going on at the Trump Hotel in Washington?
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    What is going on at the Trump Hotel in Washington?

    Zach Everson breaks down the extraordinary spending that has transpired within Washington’s Trump International Hotel.

  • What will it take to see President Trump’s tax returns?
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    What will it take to see President Trump’s tax returns?

    Produced by Mark Seman & Anthony Kane Rep. Don Beyer discusses the different ways we might end up seeing the president’s tax returns.