Play Cindy & Meghan McCain

Sen. John McCain's widow Cindy and daughter Meghan join Firing Line to reflect on the Senator's legacy and bipartisan accomplishments just over a year after his passing. Cindy and Meghan address President Trump’s attacks on John McCain, the deep polarization in American politics, Meghan's role as the conservative voice on The View, and their relationship with 2020 Presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Play Bryan Stevenson

Civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson joins Firing Line to discuss race in America, the legacy of slavery, and his work defending death row prisoners. He also discusses creating The National Memorial for Peace and Justice to honor the victims of lynching, and the upcoming Hollywood movie based on his memoir, Just Mercy.

Play Adam Schiff

House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff discusses the third presidential impeachment in U.S. history. Schiff explains why he now believes that a failed impeachment is better than none at all. He also discusses the Inspector General’s findings of mistakes in the FBI surveillance application process. In addition, Schiff warns about the threat of disinformation campaigns in the 2020 elections.

Play Nikki Haley

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley discusses her role in President Trump's cabinet, and assesses the Trump administration’s handling of North Korea and Iran. Haley addresses the controversy over her recent comments on the confederate flag, and explains how the GOP should appeal to new voters. She also says the UN needs to change with the times.

Play Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins Margaret Hoover on Firing Line to discuss the Trump administration’s on-and-off negotiations with the Taliban, as well as the reforms she believes are needed to keep NATO healthy. The wide-ranging interview, recorded in September, also covers the growing threat of nativism and the overuse of Twitter by elected officials.

Play Michael Bloomberg

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg is Margaret Hoover's guest this week on Firing Line. They discuss guns, climate change, and the 2020 presidential race. The interview, recorded in September, provides insight into Mr. Bloomberg’s decision making process as he weighed whether or not to jump into the 2020 race himself. “I won’t need to raise money,” he said.

Play Will Hurd

House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) discusses the impeachment hearings. Hurd explains why he says President Trump's call with the Ukrainian president was "inappropriate," and where he stands on allegations of bribery and extortion. Hurd discusses which witnesses he wants to hear from next, and whether or not he has made up his mind on how he would vote.

Play Mark Warner

Sen. Intel Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) discusses Russian election interference and how other adversaries have learned from their playbook heading into 2020. Warner talks about combating threats to voting systems and disinformation campaigns. He discusses his possible role as a juror in an impeachment trial, and says Russian spies spread the false claim that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election.

Play Preet Bharara

Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara says that President Trump should be impeached for abuse of power. Bharara discusses what is ahead in the impeachment proceedings and Attorney General William Barr's criminal investigation into the origins of the counterintelligence probe. Bharara also addresses his brief tenure in the Trump administration before he was fired.

Play Cindy & Meghan McCain

Sen. John McCain's widow Cindy and daughter Meghan join Firing Line to reflect on the Senator's legacy and bipartisan accomplishments just over a year after his passing. Cindy and Meghan address President Trump’s attacks on John McCain, the deep polarization in American politics, Meghan's role as the conservative voice on The View, and their relationship with 2020 Presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Play Bryan Stevenson

Civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson joins Firing Line to discuss race in America, the legacy of slavery, and his work defending death row prisoners. He also discusses creating The National Memorial for Peace and Justice to honor the victims of lynching, and the upcoming Hollywood movie based on his memoir, Just Mercy.

Play Larry Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) joins Firing Line to discuss the Trump impeachment inquiry. Hogan addresses reports that he was considering a primary run against the President, discusses the state of the Republican party, and talks about his record as a Republican governor leading a blue state.

Play Bill Nye

Science educator Bill Nye joins Firing Line to discuss the science and impact of climate change. The former host of Bill Nye the Science Guy talks about the role of innovation, investment, policy and education in addressing the problem. Nye also explains why he debates climate change skeptics and evolution deniers.

Play Michael Bloomberg

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg joins Firing Line to discuss House Democrats' decision to launch an impeachment inquiry into Pres. Trump. Bloomberg talks about two of his signature issues, gun safety and climate change, and explains how he sees businesses working alongside government to address global threats. He explains why he isn’t running for president in 2020, and weighs in on the field.

Play Andrew Yang

2020 presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang joins Firing Line to detail his signature proposal to give every American adult $1,000 each month. Yang also discusses his growing concerns about robots and artificial intelligence replacing American jobs, and explains his goal to shift the country’s economy toward a new human-centered capitalism.

Play Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice joins Firing Line to discuss the breakdown of the Trump administration's negotiations with the Taliban. Dr. Rice also reflects on how the post-Cold War order has evolved, and warns against nativism and protectionism. She additionally criticizes elected officials who make policy on Twitter.

Play Jim Mattis

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis joins ​Firing Line​ eight months after resigning from the Trump administration to discuss leadership, the importance of allies, and America's role in conflicts in the Middle East. Mattis also explains why we should never label political opponents 'enemies of the people', and addresses his criticism of then-Vice President Joe Biden in his new book.

Play Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe, former VA Governor and DNC chair, discusses the 2020
Democratic field, including which candidate he thinks currently has the
best chance of winning. McAuliffe also addresses white nationalism during
the Trump administration in the wake of the El Paso attack and two years
after Charlottesville's violent "Unite the Right" rally that became the
biggest crisis of his governorship

Play Pramila Jayapal

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, co-sponsor of the House Medicare for All Act, makes the case for a universal government-run health insurance program. She explains why she supports eliminating private insurance and what that would mean for the 150 million+ people with employer-based coverage. She also talks about the cost of Medicare for All and whether wait times for doctors' visits would change.

Play John Hickenlooper

Presidential candidate and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper discusses taking on Bernie Sanders in this week's presidential debate. Hickenlooper explains why he says policies advocated by some candidates, like the elimination of private insurance and the Green New Deal, will hand the election to Trump. He also discusses the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, which he initially opposed.

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