“Tone down the tweets, don't punch down, you're the president of the United States,” said King in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” when asked if he had any advice for the president. "I mean, just don't punch down."
Rep. Tom Malinowski, along with a growing number of Democrats, has concluded that any move to expand the scope of impeachment will only backfire and undercut efforts to win over independent voters and perhaps even a few Republicans whose support is essential for the final vote to have any claim of bipartisanship.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, says his Republican colleagues are increasingly nervous about President Trump’s conduct and privately describe him as “pretty crooked” and a liar — even if they are not yet ready to publicly break with him.
Randy Credico's text messages to Roger Stone are likely to be key exhibits in a federal courtroom this week when Stone, the flamboyant longtime political adviser to Donald Trump, goes on trial on charges of obstruction, lying to Congress and witness tampering.
Rep. Max Rose, D-N.Y., tells “Skullduggery” that he hasn’t decided how he will vote on whether to impeach President Trump.
A former top State Department official says that President Trump’s green light for a Turkish invasion into northern Syria was a “super-damaging” and “reckless” mistake that could prolong the war there for “probably two or three decades.”
In a new episode of “Skullduggery,” Tony Blinken says the president’s request for foreign leaders to investigate the former vice president and his son “fundamentally undermines our institutions of government.”
CNN legal analyst and former federal prosecutor Elie Honig joins Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on "Skullduggery." The group breaks down the now-unclassified whistleblower complaint regarding President Trump and his July 25 phone call with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine.
Lindsey Boylan has mounted a surprisingly strong bid to unseat Rep. Jerry Nadler in New York’s 10th District.
Kate Kelly, one of the authors of a controversial new book about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, said Democratic presidential candidates calling for his impeachment were engaged in a “rush to judgment” after the authors' NYT op-ed.
The House Judiciary Committee got an unexpected vote of no confidence Thursday in its timetable to move forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.
“If we continue the negotiations only between us and between the Taliban, that is not a withdrawal — that is another Saigon,” Ali Soufan told Yahoo News' "Skullduggery."
The New York Times' Carl Hulse joins the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery" to discuss what would happen if there's a Supreme Court vacancy.
During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump wanted to reveal years of secret work that his one-time real estate adviser Felix Sater did for the CIA and FBI, Sater tells the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast.
“How do they not keep an eye on that guy, especially after he tries to kill himself?” says Elie Honig on the latest episode of the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery.”
Aaron Rich had finally had enough. For months, he listened in disbelief as an internet conspiracy entrepreneur named Matt Couch had posted reckless claims on social media accusing him of complicity in the events that led to the July 2016 murder of his brother, former Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich.
Anthony Scaramucci, the former White House communications director, said President Trump isn't racist, but that he should change his rhetoric.
The backstory of a Fox News “exclusive” about the death of Seth Rich — and how it fell apart eight days later — is the subject of the latest episode in Yahoo News’ “Conspiracyland” podcast, released on Tuesday.
Former Justice Department official Matt Miller and CNN contributor Bianna Golodryga join “Skullduggery” co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman for a roundtable discussion breaking down the six-plus hours of long-awaited testimony by former special counsel Robert Mueller. They each give their insights into what went right and what went wrong for both the Republicans and the Democrats, as well as how this will affect the future as we barrel toward the 2020 election.
How Fox News came to report an inflammatory and unsubstantiated conspiracy story about the murder of Seth Rich — and then, after hawking it for a week, retract it and strike it from its website — is the subject of the next two episodes of Yahoo News’ “Conspiracyland.”
Political consultant Mike Murphy and author and journalist Tim Alberta join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of "Skullduggery." After several recent racially divisive tweets from the president, former political strategist Murphy, a Republican, addresses the current state of affairs for Trump's attempt at reelection. Then Alberta joins to weigh in on Vice President Mike Pence as well as the ongoing divide in the Republican Party.
Jack Burkman’s controversial involvement in the case — including attention-getting gimmicks and press conferences filled with wild and completely unsubstantiated claims — would ultimately lead to a real-life shooting: of Burkman himself.
Independent investigator Conchita Sarnoff and “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead join co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of “Skullduggery.” Sarnoff breaks down the Jeffrey Epstein case, having first reported on the matter almost a decade ago. Then Winstead joins to unveil the origin story of the term “fake news,” as well as to discuss her activism with the Abortion Access Front and her battle to save women’s reproductive rights.
In the summer of 2016, Russian intelligence agents secretly planted a fake report claiming that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was gunned down by a squad of assassins working for Hillary Clinton, giving rise to a notorious conspiracy theory that captivated conservative activists and was later promoted from inside President Trump’s White House, a Yahoo News investigation has found.
“As the weeks pass, the issues become ever more intractable, the conflict more entrenched and society ever more divided.”
“For the time being it cannot be ruled out that Beijing will choose to invade Hong Kong...this would be ‘Tiananmen reloaded.’”
“This movement is the endgame for many in Hong Kong. People would rather sacrifice their future than submit to authoritarian rule.”
“This is and remains a long-term political struggle, and the marchers in Hong Kong need to stay safe and alive.”
“With both sides so entrenched, clearly we need to return to the campfire and consider more shades of grey.”