Mar. 01, 2019 9:09 p.m. EST
News: President Donald Trump’s challenges at home and abroad
President Trump returned from a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to more challenges than when he departed. Panelists recapped the summit in that resulted in no deal, and the allegations by his former attorney Michael Cohen. Plus, the panelists discussed the New York Times report claiming the president ordered officials to grant his son-in-law a top security clearance.
Jun. 15, 2018 9:01 p.m. EDT
News: Recapping President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un
After President Trump met with Kim Jong-un, the panelists discussed how the president’s diplomatic efforts toward North Korea and his clashes with longtime allies may be creating a new world order. The conversation also turned to Friday’s news that Paul Manafort will head to jail, along with the recently released Justice Department report on Hillary Clinton’s emails.
May. 25, 2018 9:12 p.m. EDT
News: A massive snag in the pursuit of peace on the Korean peninsula
President Trump calls off a face-to-face meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un, but both sides they are ready for diplomacy. Panelists also discussed the Justice Department intelligence officials’ classified briefings with key lawmakers about President Trump's charges that the FBI "spied" on his 2016 presidential campaign.
May. 20, 2016 9:12 p.m. EDT
News: Obama will travel to Hiroshima, Supreme Court preview, criticism of DNC & RNC chairs and an expensive California primary
President Obama will become the first sitting president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, the site of the first nuclear bomb dropped by American forces. Before the end of the Supreme Court term in June, the justices will issue decisions on immigration, affirmative action and former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction.
Apr. 01, 2016 9:14 p.m. EDT
News: Nuclear Summit in Washington, Pledged vs. Super Delegates and the White House Strategy to Confirm Garland
Over 50 world leaders gathered in Washington to discuss nuclear security, but The New York Times' David Sanger calls the meeting more of a "bookend than a success" for the Obama administration. Plus CNN's Jeff Zeleny explains the Democratic delegate process full of pledged and super delegates.
Jan. 08, 2016 9:09 p.m. EST
News: Executive Action on Guns, North Korean Nuclear Threat and Countdown to Iowa & NH
President Obama announced new executive actions to curb gun violence including expanding background checks and mental health screenings. North Korea claimed this week to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. On the 2016 campaign trail, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is questioning his GOP rival Ted Cruz's eligibility to run because he was born in Canada.
Sep. 04, 2015 5:58 p.m. EDT
News: Clinton's Email Probe Continues, Trump Pledges Republican Loyalty, and Obama Secures Votes for Iran Deal
The State Department released another batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails and 150 were classified after the fact. After a meeting with RNC chairman Reince Priebus, Donald Trump signed an agreement pledging allegiance to the Republican party and seemingly forgoing a potential independent run. President Obama received the necessary votes to assure the Iran agreement survives GOP opposition
Sep. 01, 2015 11:19 a.m. EDT
News: Nuclear deal will dangerously empower Iran in the long term, says former U.S. arms control official
Former U.S. arms control official Stephen Rademaker says the Iran nuclear agreement is a Faustian bargain that will end up empowering rather than weakening Iran in the end. He joins Gwen Ifill to discuss his objections and how he would amend the deal.
Aug. 14, 2015 9:19 p.m. EDT
News: 2016 Candidates Flock to Iowa and Obama Pushes Foreign Policy Agenda in Iran and Cuba
The Iowa State Fair kicked off this week with hopeful 2016 candidates hoping to win the support of party faithful in the nation's first caucus state. Meanwhile, email troubles continue to plague Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty and CNBC’s John Harwood explain which candidates had a good week and which have seen better.
Aug. 06, 2015 12:08 p.m. EDT
News: Is Obama’s Iran deal rhetoric working?
President Obama, in an address denouncing critics of the Iran nuclear agreement, warned that America’s international credibility would be lost if Congress kills the deal. How successful was the president in making his case? Gwen Ifill gets views from Ray Takeyh of the Council on Foreign Relations and Nicholas Burns of Harvard University.