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Best podcasts about Yamiche Alcindor

Latest podcast episodes about Yamiche Alcindor

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
DAY 267: Jan. 6 Committee issues a new subpoena for Trump DOJ official

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 42:55


Depositions for the first four subpoenaed Trump aides come due tomorrow and Friday. Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon has already indicated he will defy the summons. Rep. Adam Schiff has said the Committee intends to respond with criminal referrals to the Justice Department. Meanwhile, the Biden agenda is stalled on  Capitol Hill and the FDA weighs booster data for the Moderna and J&J vaccines. Yamiche Alcindor, Claire McCaskill, Robert Costa, Eugene Robinson, Tim Miller and Dr. Peter Hotez join.

PBS NewsHour - World
How Biden plans to combat 'longstanding weaknesses' in American supply chain

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 3:25


Combating the global supply chain delays that are negatively impacting the U.S. economy topped President Joe Biden's agenda Wednesday, as he promised new efforts to restore the supply chain and tame inflation. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How Biden plans to combat 'longstanding weaknesses' in American supply chain

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 3:25


Combating the global supply chain delays that are negatively impacting the U.S. economy topped President Joe Biden's agenda Wednesday, as he promised new efforts to restore the supply chain and tame inflation. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Deadline: White House
"There aren't any more at bats, this is it"

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 88:31


Nicolle Wallace discusses questions over whether former Trump aides will comply with subpoenas from the select committee. Plus, the DOJ rips Texas's abortion ban in a new court filing, Trump is close to deal to sell his DC hotel, some Republicans look across the aisle to protect democracy, Texas's governor bans vaccine mandates, a look at covid's threat to children, and an NFL coach is out amid an uproar over past emails. Joined by: Yamiche Alcindor, Tim Miller, Phil Rucker, Rep. Gerry Connolly, Joyce Vance, Donny Deutsch, Mark McKinnon, Eddie Glaude, Donna Edwards, Michael Anderson, and Bill Rhoden

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Trump renews claims of 'rigged' election in Iowa as he endorses 2022 Republican candidates

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 3:30


It was his first political rally in Iowa as a former president, but Donald Trump spent much of this weekend's visit spreading a dangerous message: Sowing doubt unjustifiably, once again, about last year's presidential election. Some of the state's most prominent Republicans were in attendance. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

NBC Meet the Press
Oct. 10 – Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Stephanie Grisham & Nick Clegg

NBC Meet the Press

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 47:30


Chuck talks with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and former White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham about the former president's final weeks in office. He also sits down with Nick Clegg, Facebook's VP of Global Affairs, on the reform needed on the platform. Yamiche Alcindor, Donna Edwards and David French join the Meet the Press roundtable.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Deportation to turmoiled Haiti an act of 'violence' against migrants, advocate says

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 5:49


Thousands of mostly Haitian migrants gathered at the border town of Del Rio, Texas in September hoping to gain asylum in the United States. While the migrants have been removed and the encampment cleared, the crisis is far from over. Yamiche Alcindor gets more on the issue with Guerline Jozef, president of the Haitian Bridge Alliance. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Deportation to turmoiled Haiti an act of 'violence' against migrants, advocate says

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 5:49


Thousands of mostly Haitian migrants gathered at the border town of Del Rio, Texas in September hoping to gain asylum in the United States. While the migrants have been removed and the encampment cleared, the crisis is far from over. Yamiche Alcindor gets more on the issue with Guerline Jozef, president of the Haitian Bridge Alliance. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 259: Biden and McConnell face off over debt ceiling

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 43:56


Mitch McConnell is still standing in the way of raising the U.S. debt ceiling on money Republicans spent under Trump while blaming Democrats. But the Senate veteran in the White House knows the game the minority leader is playing. We discuss that and more with Yamiche Alcindor, Robert Costa, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, David Plouffe, and Stuart Stevens. Plus, former Trump White House Secretary Stephanie Grisham joins to discuss her book about the chaos of the Trump White House.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Why Biden pitched infrastructure bill in Michigan amid congressional stalemate

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 6:29


President Joe Biden spoke in Michigan Tuesday on the need for his infrastructure and social spending plans, as negotiations over both bills are underway on Capitol Hill. Yamiche Alcindor talks to two leaders in the state about what Michiganders need and the potential impact of the Biden agenda. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Biden accuses GOP of playing 'Russian roulette' with economy in debt ceiling standoff

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 3:51


A high stakes standoff between President Joe Biden and Senate Republicans is unfolding in Washington over the country's debt limit. It comes just two weeks before the United States is set to default on its debt, which could trigger damaging economic consequences for the entire country. Biden on Monday called Republicans' position "dangerous." Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff with more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Deadline: White House
"Dangles like a political piñata"

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 91:42


Nicolle Wallace discusses the scramble on Capitol Hill to pass Biden's infrastructure bill. Plus, the 1/6 select committee issues more subpoenas, a longtime adviser to Trump is fired, the New York attorney general's probe into the Trump Organization presses on, three congresswomen share their personal stories of getting abortions as reproductive rights are under attack, the growing threat of political violence, and debunking vaccine myths heard from some prominent voices in the NBA.Joined by: Yamiche Alcindor, John Heilemann, Rep. Gerry Connolly, A.B. Stoddard, Donny Deutsch, Joyce Vance, Fatima Goss Graves, Katty Kay, Matt Miller, Steve Schmidt, Jemele Hill, and Dr. Peter Hotez

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Where infrastructure negotiations stand ahead of expected vote

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 5:27


A bill extending funding for two months is now before President Joe Biden, making it all but certain that there will be no government shutdown. But it is still unclear whether the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure bill Thursday night -- as Speaker Nancy Pelosi promised. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join Judy Woodruff with the latest. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Deadline: White House
"His normal playbook is failing him left and right"

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 92:11


Nicolle Wallace discuss the January 6th select committee bracing for battles over subpoenas. Plus, a former Republican launches his campaign for Texas Lieutenant Governor as a Democrat, worries about the Supreme Court's shadow docket, congressional dysfunction over the nation's debt ceiling, the growing number of threats against lawmakers, a DHS whistleblower says he was punished for refusing to manipulate intelligence during the Trump administration, LeBron James confirms he received the covid vaccine, and Trump loses a case against a former aide he was trying to silence. Joined by: Eugene Daniels, Ben Rhodes, Yamiche Alcindor, Matthew Dowd, Sen. Mazie Hirono, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Tim Miller, Clint Watts, Brian Murphy, Kevin Blackistone, and Harry Litman

PBS NewsHour - Segments
White House races against the clock to save infrastructure bill from doom

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 4:17


The White House and key congressional Democrats spent this Wednesday trying to figure out how to secure enough votes in the U.S. House to pass a trillion-dollar infrastructure bill Thursday, as Speaker Nancy Pelosi had promised. But some House progressives are still holding out -- unsatisfied by the status of the reconciliation bill. Yamiche Alcindor and Amna Nawaz discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Here's the latest on the infrastructure, reconciliation bill stalemate

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 4:57


Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are huddling behind closed doors as they remain divided on how to advance two major bills. House speaker Nancy Pelosi promised a vote later this week on infrastructure, but some members of her party are holding out -- seeking more progress on a separate, larger reconciliation bill. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Washington Week (audio) | PBS
The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Peril”

Washington Week (audio) | PBS

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 16:03


The Washington Post's Bob Woodward and former Washington Week moderator Robert Costa join moderator Yamiche Alcindor an in-depth discussion into the explosive reporting from their new book “Peril” on the challenging transition of power between the Trump and Biden administration.

Washington Week (video) | PBS
The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Peril”

Washington Week (video) | PBS

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 16:03


The Washington Post's Bob Woodward and former Washington Week moderator Robert Costa join moderator Yamiche Alcindor an in-depth discussion into the explosive reporting from their new book “Peril” on the challenging transition of power between the Trump and Biden administration.

Deadline: White House
"A political showdown to end all political showdowns"

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 97:10


Nicolle Wallace discusses reporting that the Biden administration is leaning toward turning over information to Congress about what the former president and his aides were doing during the insurrection. Plus, the findings of Arizona's sham audit will be released tomorrow, a CDC panel approves a Pfizer booster for those over 65, a look at Congressional Democrats' agenda, the radicalization of the GOP, bipartisan talks on police reform end without a deal, officials in Nevada declare covid misinformation a ‘public health crisis,' and criticism grows over the administration's deportation policy along the southern border. Joined by: Yamiche Alcindor, Tim Miller, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Ryan Randazzo, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Sam Stein, Donna Edwards, Aaron Blake, Steve Schmidt, Carol Leonnig, Reverend Al Sharpton, Paul Butler, Dr. Kavita Patel, Justin Jones, and Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Here's the latest on the fate of Haitian migrants in Texas, Biden response to backlash

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 5:14


Daniel Foote, the U.S. special envoy to Haiti, resigned in protest Thursday, over the Biden administration's move to deport Haitian migrants back to their troubled home country. Foote called the handling of migrants in Del Rio, Texas, "inhumane" and "counterproductive." White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor broke the story of the special envoy's resignation and joins Judy Woodruff to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
As Biden touts American democracy, here are the issues allies want U.S. to deliver on

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 9:37


President Joe Biden on Tuesday delivered his first speech to the United Nations as part of its annual general assembly. Biden touted diplomacy and the endurance of democracy as he faces tensions with old allies, and global challenges, like COVID and climate change. Nick Schifrin reports from New York, and white house correspondent Yamiche Alcindor joins with more from the White House north lawn. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
As Biden touts American democracy, here are the issues allies want U.S. to deliver on

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 9:37


President Joe Biden on Tuesday delivered his first speech to the United Nations as part of its annual general assembly. Biden touted diplomacy and the endurance of democracy as he faces tensions with old allies, and global challenges, like COVID and climate change. Nick Schifrin reports from New York, and white house correspondent Yamiche Alcindor joins with more from the White House north lawn. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 244: Pfizer says its Covid vaccine is safe and effective on kids 5-11

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 44:25


Pfizer has released data the company says shows a lower dose Covid vaccine is safe and effective on children ages 5-11. Plus, Biden is preparing to speak to the United Nations for the first time as president. MSNBC's Brian Williams is joined by Philip Rucker, Yamiche Alcindor, Dr. Céline Gounder, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, David Plouffe, and Tim Miller.

PBS NewsHour - World
As U.S. deports Haitian migrants, fate of DACA immigrants also hangs in the balance

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 8:20


Thousands of migrants -- most of whom are from Haiti -- have been removed from an encampment in the town of Del Rio, Texas, along the U.S. southern border as U.S. officials have started to take more aggressive steps to stop the encampment from growing further. Major recent developments in Congress will also touch on the broader U.S. immigration policy. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
As U.S. deports Haitian migrants, fate of DACA immigrants also hangs in the balance

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 8:20


Thousands of migrants -- most of whom are from Haiti -- have been removed from an encampment in the town of Del Rio, Texas, along the U.S. southern border as U.S. officials have started to take more aggressive steps to stop the encampment from growing further. Major recent developments in Congress will also touch on the broader U.S. immigration policy. Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins report. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
Yamiche Alcindor

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 48:39


Yamiche Alcindor, host of PBS's "Washington Week", plays our game about the week's washing: laundry. She is joined by panelists Cristela Alonzo, Brian Babylon and Tom Papa.

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 239: Biden backs Milley amid reports of calls to China in Trump's last days

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 43:57


President Biden is back the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs after a new book detailed his calls to China during the final days of the Trump administration to assure them no conflict would be coming. Plus, we look at the latest news on Covid boosters and SpaceX's new history-making all-civilian mission into space. Joining the program are Yamiche Alcindor, Peter Baker, John Heilemann, Eugene Robinson, Stuart Stevens, Dr. Stephen Sample, and Cal Perry.

Deadline: White House
“Saying nothing is saying something”

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 89:34


Nicolle Wallace discusses a new book that reveals Gen. Milley was worried Trump might start a war with China. Plus, what's at stake with California's recall election, Trump allies in Congress remain silent on the rally set for Saturday, the Supreme Court prepares to hear a case about a Mississippi abortion law, the battle against covid disinformation wages on, and a look at the time between 9/11 and 1/6.Joined by: Steve Schmidt, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Michael Schmidt, Jason Johnson, Jacob Soboroff, Kurt Bardella, Joyce Vance, Dr. Uche Blackstock, Charlie Sykes, Yamiche Alcindor, Phil Rucker, Rick Stengel, and Evan Osnos

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Why Milley secretly secured nuclear codes, called China in final days of Trump presidency

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 7:41


Explosive new details about former President Donald Trump's actions around last year's election and the January insurrection have been revealed in a yet-to-be-released book by Bob Woodward and Robert Costa of the Washington Post. Judy Woodruff discusses them and the questions they raise with White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor and foreign affairs and defense correspondent Nick Schifrin. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 233: Biden issues sweeping vaccine requirements

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 43:27


A new vaccine mandate strengthened the vaccine requirements for federal workers and instructs businesses with more than 100 employees to require vaccinations or regular testing. The plan already faces resistance from the right on the local and national level. Meanwhile, the U.S. Capitol prepares for a rally in support of 1-6 rioters and the Department of Justice sued Texas over the new abortion law. Yamiche Alcindor, Cynthia Alksne, Clint Watts, Dr. Irwin Redlener and Michael Moore all join.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
What we know about the Taliban men who will form Afghanistan's interim government

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 3:38


The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan continues as the group announced leaders of a "caretaker" government Tuesday. Meanwhile, the U.S. secretaries of state and defense were in the Gulf region, in Qatar, where the American evacuation mission is headquartered, and the White House requested $6.4 billion for both the evacuation and resettlement of Afghan refugees. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
What we know about the Taliban men who will form Afghanistan's interim government

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 3:38


The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan continues as the group announced leaders of a "caretaker" government Tuesday. Meanwhile, the U.S. secretaries of state and defense were in the Gulf region, in Qatar, where the American evacuation mission is headquartered, and the White House requested $6.4 billion for both the evacuation and resettlement of Afghan refugees. Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics
A look at the impact of the federal increase in food stamps, child tax credit

PBS NewsHour - Politics

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 7:34


As the PBS NewsHour reported earlier, the federal government's weekly unemployment payments expired Monday for almost 9 million Americans. Yamiche Alcindor has a broader look at the administration's efforts to expand the nation's social safety net for those battling poverty and hunger in the midst of a pandemic. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
A look at the impact of the federal increase in food stamps, child tax credit

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 7:34


As the PBS NewsHour reported earlier, the federal government's weekly unemployment payments expired Monday for almost 9 million Americans. Yamiche Alcindor has a broader look at the administration's efforts to expand the nation's social safety net for those battling poverty and hunger in the midst of a pandemic. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

NBC Meet the Press
September 5 — Gov. Larry Hogan, Gov. Andy Beshear, Claire McCaskill and Barbara Comstock

NBC Meet the Press

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 47:32


Governors Larry Hogan (R-Md.) and Andy Beshear (D-Ky.) discuss the state of polarized Covid politics. Former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and former Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) break down what the Texas abortion law means for the future of Roe v. Wade. Yamiche Alcindor, Matt Bai, Brendan Buck and Betsy Woodruff Swan join the Meet the Press roundtable.

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 225: After Afghanistan, Biden faces slew of new problems

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 44:22


Trying to move on from the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration faces a slew of issues including the push for voting rights, climate change, continued concerns for national security following the Capitol insurrection, the continued Covid pandemic and much more. We're joined by Yamiche Alcindor, Frank Figliuzzi, Joyce Vance, Joe Valiente, Eugene Robinson, Susan Del Percio, and Dr. Nahid Bhadelia.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Biden defends Afghanistan exit again as Taliban declares victory over U.S.

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 7:05


Tuesday brought a moment to take stock of two decades in Afghanistan as President Joe Biden addressed the nation to mark the end of America's longest war. Biden once again forcefully defended the decision to withdraw and claimed a messy exit was inevitable. He praised the sacrifice of service members and their families for the last two decades. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - World
Biden defends Afghanistan exit again as Taliban declares victory over U.S.

PBS NewsHour - World

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 7:05


Tuesday brought a moment to take stock of two decades in Afghanistan as President Joe Biden addressed the nation to mark the end of America's longest war. Biden once again forcefully defended the decision to withdraw and claimed a messy exit was inevitable. He praised the sacrifice of service members and their families for the last two decades. White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

Deadline: White House
"It is a moment of deep humility"

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 113:22


Nicolle Wallace discusses the U.S. ending its military involvement in Afghanistan, bringing to an close a two-decade long operation. Plus, a look at the U.S. service members who lost their lives in last week's suicide bombing and the historical context of this moment. Joined by: Courtney Kube, Yamiche Alcindor, Mark Mazzetti, Mark Jacobson, Claire McCaskill, Richard Engel, Jeremy Bash, Amy McGrath, Matthew Dowd, Anne Gearan, and Michael Beschloss

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Afghanistan exit, COVID-19

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 9:00


NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss the latest political news, including the end of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, how Republican politicians and voters may react to Afghan refugees, and the latest developments in the pandemic as the delta variant spreads in the country and schools reopen. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Politics Monday
Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Afghanistan exit, COVID-19

PBS NewsHour - Politics Monday

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 9:00


NPR's Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss the latest political news, including the end of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, how Republican politicians and voters may react to Afghan refugees, and the latest developments in the pandemic as the delta variant spreads in the country and schools reopen. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 219: Biden vows to hunt down those responsible for Kabul attack

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 43:26


The president ordered flags to half-staff following two deadly explosions near the airport in Kabul. 13 American service members were among the 60 fatalities. One blast struck a busy entrance to the airfield, where U.S. troops have been processing Americans and Afghans for evacuation ahead of the August 31 withdrawal deadline. ISIS-K, an offshoot of the Islamic State, has claimed responsibility for the attack. Yamiche Alcindor, Jonathan Lemire, James LaPorta, Clint Watts, Donna Edwards and Mark McKinnon all join.

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 205: FDA approves third vaccine dose for immunocompromised

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 44:22


As the FDA approves a third vaccine dose for some, a stark new warning from the CDC details  how pervasive the Delta variant is across the nation. Plus, we discuss the unfolding situation in Afghanistan where thousands of U.S. troops are returning for a partial evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. Joining the show are Yamiche Alcindor, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Dr. Peter Hotez, David Plouffe, Mark McKinnon, and Dr. Murtaza Ahkter.

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Biden in reach of key legislative priority as Senate backs bipartisan infrastructure bill

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 6:47


A massive bill that would inject more than $1 trillion dollars into infrastructure and climate projects in the U.S. cleared the Senate Tuesday, and is now headed to the House. Nineteen Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in voting to pass the bill. It's a key legislative priority for President Biden, who lauded the milestone. Lisa Desjardins and Yamiche Alcindor join William Brangham with more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
How the Biden administration is addressing mounting housing insecurity

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 7:04


Millions of renters and landlords across the country are living in limbo amid a flurry of legal challenges to the Biden administration's new federal eviction ban. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge joins Yamiche Alcindor to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Nationwide restrictions on ballot box access raise alarms for democracy advocates

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 7:57


Democrats in Washington have so far been unsuccessful in their push for federal election reform, and meanwhile, some Republican state lawmakers are passing their own, more restrictive voting laws. Rev. William Barber, co-chair of the Poor People's Campaign, and Democratic Texas state Rep. Chris Turner, a Democrat, join Yamiche Alcindor to discuss. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 196: Facing calls to resign, Cuomo now under criminal investigation

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 43:45


Pres. Biden has joined the long list of public officials calling on NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo after a damning new report from the state's attorney general detailed sexual harassment allegations made by 11 different women. We discuss that, plus all the latest news on the Covid pandemic, with Philip Rucker, Cynthia Alksne, Yamiche Alcindor, Dr. Phyllis Mason, David Plouffe, and Tim Miller.

Deadline: White House
“Dare to risk being otherwise”

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 92:49


Nicolle Wallace discusses the House select committee on 1/6 facing potential subpoena decisions. Plus, McCarthy's comment about Pelosi sparks outrage,  the race against time to vaccinate all Americans, Trump's fundraising totals $100M this year, the voting rights fight in Texas continues, GOP leaders going against public health guidance, the push to keep millions of Americans from getting evicted, and the latest headlines out of the Tokyo Olympics.  Joined by: Yamiche Alcindor, Charlie Sykes, Taylor Popielarz, Rep. Madeleine Dean, Dr. Vin Gupta, Sam Stein, Jackie Alemany, Matthew Dowd, Eddie Glaude, Rep. Barbara Lee, and Bill Rhoden

Deadline: White House
"While I pray we're nearing the bottom, I don't think we're there yet"

Deadline: White House

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 92:25


Nicolle Wallace breaks down the testimony from the first hearing held by the select committee on January 6th. Plus, the courage of the police officers defending the Capitol that day, how one of the officers had to fend off racist attacks, Texas Democrats locked in a standoff with their state, new mask guidance from the CDC, and Biden makes his first visit to an intelligence agency.  Joined by: Luke Broadwater, Yamiche Alcindor, Matthew Dowd, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Eddie Glaude, Frank Figliuzzi, John Heilemann, David Plouffe, state Rep. Jasmine Crockett, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, and David Leonhardt 

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
Day 188: McCarthy blasts Select Cmte.'s GOP members as 'Pelosi Republicans'

The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 43:42


House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is blasting members of his own party, Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger, as 'Pelosi Republicans' for joining the House Select Cmte. investigating the Capitol insurrection just hours before the panel's first hearing. Plus, Covid cases continue to surge in states with higher numbers of unvaccinated people due to the Delta variant of the virus. Peter Baker, Yamiche Alcindor, Chuck Rosenberg, Dr. Martha Whyte, David Plouffe, and Stuart Stevens.