Presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld joins co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman to discuss why he's throwing his hat into the ring for 2020, how he really feels about our current president, why he's running as a Republican this time around and where he'd like to take the party moving forward. They also talk about the extraordinary situation in 1988, when Weld, alongside some of his former colleagues at the DOJ, quit because of their mounting concern about the legal problems and leadership of Attorney General Edwin Meese.
President Trump on Tuesday claimed vindication on the so-called "Steele dossier," which helped launch the FBI investigation of his 2016 campaign, citing recent comments by Yahoo News Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff.
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.
Former CIA Director Michael Hayden has some surprising advice for one-time colleagues who ask whether they should take a job working for President Trump: Don’t do it.
The top Democrat on Senate Intelligence Committee says the panel has no timetable for wrapping up its ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the Trump campaign’s contacts with the Kremlin.
New York City comic and ex-radio host Randy Credico says that longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone sent him “scary,” obscenity-filled emails after he went public disputing Stone’s claim that Credico was his “backchannel” to WikiLeaks.
On a new episode of Yahoo News’ weekly podcast "Skullduggery," Isikoff discusses first meeting with Steele — and his astonishment that his subsequent story would be used in a FISA application to obtain a warrant to spy on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.
The lawyer for Rod Wheeler, who is suing Fox News over its use of allegedly invented quotes in a news story, said he will seek to depose President Trump and Sean Spicer to question them over their roles in the affair.
Goldstone’s account offers new details of the proposed Trump project that appears to have been further along than most previous reports have suggested,
President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in New York on Jan. 11, 2017. The man behind the sensational story concerning information the Russian government had supposedly collected about Donald Trump is a former British intelligence operative and was a longtime intelligence source for the U.S. government who had assisted the FBI during an investigation into corruption by FIFA, the world soccer association, according to sources familiar with the matter. The operative — identified today by the Wall Street Journal as Christopher Steele, a former Russian operations officer for Britain’s MI6 intelligence agency — had worked as a consultant for the FBI’s Eurasian organized crime section, helping to develop information about ties between suspected Russian gangsters and FIFA, said one of the sources, who is directly familiar with Steele’s work.
Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov, a Russian dissident now living in exile in the United States, warned today that the world could be what he called “entering a very dark ages” unless President-elect Donald Trump reverses course and stands up to Vladimir Putin. In an interview with Yahoo News chief investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff, Kasparov said that Putin and his top aides, including Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, are eagerly anticipating Trump’s presidency because they believe he will cut a “grand bargain” with Russia that will expand its sphere of influence. “They are all waiting for Trump,” Kasparov said.
A pro-Islamic State media group has released a video that celebrates the Brussels terror attacks and features an image and the voice of Donald Trump. The video, which runs just over nine minutes, opens with images of the bombings and quickly cuts to a photo of Trump next to footage of a fiery scene from the aftermath of the attacks. “Brussels was one of the great cities– one of the most beautiful cites of the world 20 years ago – and safe,“ the voice of Trump can be heard saying in audio lifted from a phone interview he gave this week.
A warning that Belgium remains under threat of “serious and imminent attack” came as U.S. and Western intelligence officials investigate a coordinated attack they believe was likely triggered by the Friday arrest of Salah Abdeslam.
The lawyers suing Donald Trump for fraud over Trump University are now pushing for a trial in the case to start as early as June — a time which, if granted, could complicate the Republican frontrunner’s plans on the eve of this July’s GOP convention. The plaintiff’s lawyer, Rachel Jensen, also cited newly unsealed excerpts from a deposition Trump gave last December.
Kerry has determined that the Islamic State group is committing genocide against Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria, as he acted to meet a congressional deadline. Secretary John Kerry today formally declared the Islamic State to be perpetrators of “genocide” against ethnic minorities in Middle East, including Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims, capping a months long internal debate within the Obama administration about how to address the atrocities committed by the terror group. “We must recognize what Daesh [the Arabic name for the Islamic State] is doing to its victims,” Kerry said, speaking from the State Department podium.
The statement from the pro-Kasich New Day for America was made in response to an inquiry from Yahoo News about the lurid allegations in a lawsuit filed by Amber Laurel Baptiste, which prompted Goguen’s employer, Sequoia Capital, to oust him last weekend. “Upon learning of these allegations, New Day For America decided we will donate Michael Goguen’s contribution in its entirety to organizations committed to ending human trafficking,” Connie Wehrkamp, a spokeswoman for the super-PAC, said in an email at 5:10 p.m.
Donald Trump is defending himself against a lawsuit stemming from a confrontation between a demonstrator and the billionaire businessman’s chief bodyguard, after a series of ugly clashes at his rallies.
Robert LiButti, top left, and Donald Trump, right. The daughter of a reputed New Jersey mob figure says her late father had a longtime relationship with Donald Trump that included gambling millions of dollars at one of his casinos, flying on his helicopter and partying aboard his private yacht. In 1991, Trump first faced questions about his dealings with Robert LiButti, a plump, balding and nationally famous horse breeder with an explosive temper who would later be banned from New Jersey casinos for his ties to Mafia boss John Gotti.
Donald Trump acknowledged in two recent sworn depositions that he did not “hand-pick” any of the instructors at Trump University — one of whom was a convicted felon, according to new court filings in the case.
Donald Trump said he may ask the judge overseeing the upcoming Trump University trial to recuse himself because he is Hispanic and therefore biased against him.
Donald Trump’s legal troubles from "Trump University" became a major issue, with Marco Rubio citing it as evidence the Republican frontrunner is a “con artist.”
John Kerry testifies on Capitol Hill, Feb. 24, 2016. Secretary of State John Kerry signaled today that he plans to decide soon whether to formally accuse the Islamic State of genocide amid what sources describe as an intense debate within the Obama administration about how such a declaration should be worded and what it might mean for U.S. strategy against the terrorist group. “None of us have ever seen anything like it in our lifetimes,” Kerry said during a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday about beheadings and atrocities committed by the Islamic State.
This spring, Donald Trump could be forced to take the witness stand in a federal courtroom in San Diego, where he is being accused of running a financial fraud.
“It may be a campaign tactic, but older workers, be forewarned. Ageism runs deep in our culture.”
“Genuine concerns about the capacities of people who want the world’s most powerful job mingle bizarrely with insults.”
“Joe Biden and Donald Trump are both old. But the media should not be making mental illness a campaign issue, on either side.”
“The Trump campaign is now betting his reelection’s already slim chances on Biden proving Trump’s diagnosis is right.”
“The nightmare scenario for Democrats is that, at a pivotal moment, Biden will struggle to put together a coherent thought.”