gwen ifill

  • August 3, 2016  

    Facing continued dissatisfaction within the GOP, Donald Trump and campaign manager Paul Manafort made public assurances on Wednesday, with Manafort asserting that the campaign is “moving forward in a positive way.” Meanwhile, Hewlett Packard CEO Meg Whitman became the highest-profile Republican to endorse Hillary Clinton. Gwen Ifill reviews the day’s events with Lisa Desjardins. Continue reading

  • August 3, 2016  

    In the midst of recent blunders and increased Republican disillusionment, supporters and detractors alike are urging Donald Trump to adjust his campaign’s approach. Gwen Ifill speaks with WTMJ radio host Charlie Sykes and Matthew Dowd of ABC News about recent developments within the Trump campaign and what we can expect from it going forward. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2016  

    The theme of the first night of the Republican convention was “Make America Safe Again” and it coincided with the slayings of three Baton Rouge officers, punctuating Donald Trump’s vow to be the “law and order president, Lisa Desjardins reports from Cleveland.
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  • July 18, 2016  

    The first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland was action-packed. What can we expect to see Monday night? Rachel Martin of NPR reports from the convention floor, while Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk with Kellyanne Conway, an advisor to Indiana Gov. MIke Pence, presumptive vice presidential nominee. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2016  

    Gwen Ifill launches the NewsHour”s series on Donald Trump’s life and times, from a decision to shun alcohol, to military academy and eventually business school. Trump’s developer dad Fred was his biggest influence, and his work with his dad laid the groundwork for his executive career. Continue reading

  • July 18, 2016  

    On the opening day of the Republican National Convention, Trump forces beat back efforts to knock the candidate from the nomination, confirming this is the party of Trump. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff talk to syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report. Continue reading

  • June 21, 2016  

    The summer presidential campaign kicked off with a striking fundraising gap between the two presumptive nominees — not only does Hillary Clinton lead Donald Trump in national polls, but she has raised over $40 million more. For a closer look at Trump’s finances and what they could mean for his chances in November, Gwen Ifill talks to Matea Gold of The Washington Post and Susan Page of USA Today. Continue reading

  • June 21, 2016  

    Plummeting worldwide fuel prices have damaged several economies, but perhaps no country has been hit harder than Venezuela. Once flush with oil money, the nation now faces a collapsing economy, skyrocketing inflation and a wave of looting and crime driven by mass food shortages. For more on the dire situation in Venezuela, Gwen Ifill talks to Nicholas Casey of The New York Times. Continue reading

  • June 8, 2016  

    Hillary Clinton’s groundbreaking ascension to the Democratic party’s presidential nomination is one of the most significant victories for women in American history. For more context on this pivotal moment, Gwen Ifill talks to Rebecca Traister of New York Magazine, presidential historian Ellen Fitzpatrick and John Lawrence, former chief of staff to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2016  

    Some stories can be told only because of journalists who are willing to risk their lives. Award-winning photographer David Gilkey of NPR and Afghan journalist and translator Zabihullah Tamanna were two such voices. The two died Sunday in a Taliban ambush in southern Afghanistan. David Greene of NPR joins Gwen Ifill to remember the life and work of David Gilkey. Continue reading