Newsmaker Interview

  • Screen image of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
    September 19, 2017  

    The decades-long alliance between the U.S. and Turkey has been strained amid the fight against the Islamic State in Syria, in the aftermath of last year’s coup attempt in Turkey and a violent attack in Washington by Turkish guards. Judy Woodruff sat down with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for an exclusive interview in New York on Monday to discuss these tensions.
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  • September 18, 2017  

    Why didn’t Hillary Clinton win the key states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania in the 2016 election? In the second part of their conversation, Clinton, author of “What Happened,” sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss lessons learned from the campaign trail, the criticism she has faced from Democrats and Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recent “Medicare for All” health care proposal. Continue reading

  • September 15, 2017  

    Calling the Trump presidency “a clear and present danger to our country and to the world,” Hillary Clinton says there is no leadership from the White House on exposing how Russia tried to destabilize American democracy. The former senator, secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss her new memoir, “What Happened,” and much more. Continue reading

  • September 11, 2017  

    Superstorm Sandy devastated New Jersey in 2012 and killed more than 150 people. As Florida copes with Tropical Storm Irma and Texas rebuilds in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the lessons learned in overcoming a natural disaster and his work leading the president’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. Continue reading

  • April 26, 2017  

    The Trump administration has released an outline of what it calls “the largest tax reform” in U.S. history. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney sat down with Judy Woodruff to discuss the president’s goal of driving economic growth, whether or not it matters if President Trump will personally profit from his own tax plan and more. Continue reading

  • April 25, 2017  

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the chances of avoiding a government shutdown, rethinking American trade policy and the introduction of legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15, what Democrats need to do to build a grassroots movement and 50-state party. Continue reading

  • File photo of national security adviser Susan Rice by Joshua Roberts/Reuters
    March 22, 2017  

    Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice had tough words in The Washington Post for President Trump and his administration on Wednesday, warning about the “profound dangers” of making false statements. In her first interview since leaving the White House, Rice joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the importance of U.S. credibility, as well as the intelligence probe into Russian interference. Continue reading

  • March 13, 2017  

    Former Vice President Al Gore is troubled by what he sees as an American vulnerability to false assertions driving political policy. Gore has just re-released his book “The Assault on Reason,” 10 years after its original publication with an update for the Trump era. Gore joins Judy Woodruff in a discussion about the state of democratic dialogue, as well as his interactions with President Trump. Continue reading

  • February 8, 2017  

    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan sits down with Judy Woodruff for an extended interview. They discuss Ryan’s relationship with President Trump, why he would never support a Muslim ban, finding common purpose with Steve Bannon, why he thinks restarting a relationship with Russia won’t work, plus Republican plans for tax reform, health care, infrastructure and more. Continue reading

  • February 1, 2017  

    Vice President Mike Pence joins Judy Woodruff for his first television interview since assuming office to discuss political tensions in Congress over a new Supreme Court nominee, why he believes the president’s travel ban by executive order is an effective way to fight terrorism and won’t violate religious freedom, the influence of Counsellor to the President Steve Bannon and much more. Continue reading

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