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Convicted Leaker Insists
'I Am Not a Traitor'
Jul 25, 2022 6:14 PM CDT
Convicted Leaker Insists 'I Am Not a Traitor'
Reality Winner released US report on Russian election interference
- A former intelligence contractor convicted of espionage has explained her thought process in leaking classified documents. "I am not a traitor. I am not a spy," Reality Winner told CBS'
in an interview that aired Sunday. Winner, a contractor for the National Security Agency, was arrested...
Apr 6, 2021 10:59 AM CDT
Sees Backlash Over Story on DeSantis
Florida Democrats join those saying negative piece about vaccine distribution is off base
aired a damning story about Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Sunday, and it continues to reverberate. But this time, the backlash seems to be more against
instead of its target. Even Democrats in the state are coming to the defense of the Republican governor. Coverage:
on Publix Vaccine Deal
Apr 5, 2021 8:49 AM CDT
Confronts DeSantis on Publix Vaccine Deal
Fla. governor denies 'pay to play' deal for chain after $100K campaign donation
- Florida's reservoir emergency isn't the only reason the state's governor is finding himself in headlines again. Sunday night's episode of
featured a report by Sharyn Alfonsi, which criticized vaccine rollouts in the Sunshine State under Ron DeSantis, per the Hill . The report specifically looked...
Interview on Riot
Mar 24, 2021 7:48 AM CDT
DOJ Investigating Prosecutor After
Interview on Riot
US District Judge Amit Mehta says Michael Sherwin's interview 'surprised' him
- A high-profile
interview on the Capitol riot has jump-started an internal Justice Department probe into the prosecutor who gave it. The piece that aired Sunday featured Michael Sherwin , the former US Attorney in DC who revealed he'd witnessed firsthand the chaos on Jan. 6, and that he...
Put on Running
Clothes to See
Mar 22, 2021 10:20 AM CDT
Top Prosecutor Put on Running Clothes to See Riot Firsthand
Michael Sherwin, US attorney for DC, recounts how the day turned violent
- At least some of the 400 people arrested so far in the Capitol riot might face the rare charge of sedition —or essentially trying to overthrow the government. Michael Sherwin, who led the Justice Department's initial investigation into the riot as acting US attorney for DC, spoke about...
See the Moment Trump
Oct 22, 2020 1:20 PM CDT
See the Moment Trump Ends
He accuses the show of 'bias' and 'hatred' in releasing the full video
- President Trump has released the full video of his interview with Lesley Stahl of
, the one he cut short and has derided as unfair. "Look at the bias, hatred and rudeness on behalf of 60 Minutes and CBS," Trump wrote in his caption for the video....
Biden Has His
Oct 22, 2020 8:31 AM CDT
Biden Has His Court-Packing Answer
He tells '60 Minutes' he'll create a bipartisan committee to weigh in
- In Thursday night's final debate , Joe Biden is expected to be grilled on whether he would try to add more justices to the Supreme Court as president. In an excerpt of a
interview released by CBS News , Biden appears to have settled on his answer: Instead of...
Interview Short, Calls It 'FAKE'
Oct 21, 2020 6:41 AM CDT
Interview Short, Calls It 'FAKE'
President threatens to leak the sit-down before it airs
- President Trump was interviewed for
on Tuesday, for a segment airing this coming Sunday, and after multiple outlets reported the POTUS had abruptly cut the sit-down short, Trump offered his take on things. "I am pleased to inform you that, for the sake of accuracy in reporting,...
In 3 Tweets, Trump Responds
to Whistleblower on
May 18, 2020 7:31 AM CDT
In 3 Tweets, Trump Responds to Whistleblower on
President isn't happy with 'disgruntled' Rick Bright, or with '60 Minutes' for airing Bright interview
- Vaccine expert Rick Bright, the former head of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority who was ousted by the Trump administration in April, testified on Capitol Hill on Thursday that if a cohesive national response isn't set up soon to address the coronavirus pandemic, things could get "...
Cell Note From Epstein
Jan 6, 2020 6:18 AM CST
Reveals Cell Note From Epstein
It's a short list of complaints, not a suicide note; show also obtains autopsy photos
took an investigative look into the death of Jeffrey Epstein on Sunday night—including the airing of graphic photos from his cell and autopsy—and the program won't exactly be ending conspiracy theories that Epstein was murdered. To be clear, the show did not turn up...
TV Host Slammed for
on Meghan Markle
Sep 9, 2019 7:17 AM CDT
TV Host Slammed for 'Scathing' Segment on Meghan Markle
Australia's '60 Minutes' did not paint a flattering picture of Prince Harry's wife
- Elton John recently begged the public to lay off Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but what
calls a "scathing piece" from Down Under shows not everyone is heeding his words. Australia's
aired a special Sunday hosted by Karl Stefanovic in which he and others...
May 17, 2019 4:32 PM CDT
Is Losing a Long-Timer
Steve Kroft retiring after Sunday's show
- After 30 seasons and nearly 500 stories, Steve Kroft will announce his retirement from
at the end of Sunday's broadcast. The program will air a segment on the career of Kroft, 73, in September, per the
. Lesley Stahl, 77, who joined the program in 1991,...
May 1, 2019 9:10 AM CDT
Oprah Was 'Too Emotional' for
Former talk show host talks exit, Pete Buttigieg with 'THR'
- During her short stint at
, Oprah Winfrey "did seven takes on just my name." It was a sign that the show "was not the best format for me," the former talk show host tells the
in an interview published Tuesday. She says...
He Fires Back
Apr 15, 2019 10:58 AM CDT
Pelosi Disses Trump, and He Fires Back
President criticizes 60 Minutes 'puff piece,' escalates criticism of Pelosi's defense of Omar
- Nancy Pelosi appeared on
Sunday night, and she didn't have much good to say about President Trump. Among her lines: "There's nobody in the country who knows better that he should not be president of the United States than Donald Trump," she told Lesley...
McCabe: Yes, We Talked About
Removing Trump From Office
Feb 14, 2019 10:40 AM CST
McCabe: Yes, We Talked About Removing Trump From Office
Former acting FBI chief says Justice Department considered using 25th Amendment
- Andrew McCabe is having his say. McCabe has been out of the headlines for a while, but he became acting director of the FBI after President Trump fired James Comey—only to be fired himself under heavy criticism from the president. While acting FBI chief, McCabe ramped up the investigations...
Trump: Climate Will
'Change Back Again'
Oct 15, 2018 5:32 AM CDT
Trump: Climate Will 'Change Back Again'
'I don't think it's a hoax,' he tells 60 Minutes
- President Trump apparently no longer believes that climate change is a "hoax"—but he does believe it will somehow change back, and he doesn't want to spend too much money dealing with it, despite dire warnings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change . "I think something'...
CBS Reporter Reveals
Text That Got Fager Fired
Sep 13, 2018 2:13 AM CDT
CBS Reporter Reveals Text That Got Fager Fired
'There are people who lost their jobs trying to harm me,' he warned her
- Jeff Fager complained Wednesday that CBS fired him after 36 years because of a single text message . The
executive producer didn't mention that the message warned a CBS reporter that she could lose her job for reporting on the sexual harassment allegations against him. "If you...
Another Head Rolls at CBS
Sep 12, 2018 2:12 PM CDT
Another Head Rolls at CBS
'60 Minutes' chief Jeff Fager is out amid harassment allegations
- Another CBS bigwig is out following the bombshell
article that led to Les Moonves' departure from the network. Jeff Fager, longtime executive producer of
, was also named in the article , with women accusing him of allowing a culture of harassment in his division as well as...
Stormy Daniels' Strategy
Is Downright 'Trumpian'
Mar 26, 2018 1:23 PM CDT
Stormy Daniels' Strategy Is Downright 'Trumpian'
For one thing, she is unapologetic and won't be cowed
- One thing seems clear in the wake of the Stormy Daniels interview on
: People were interested. Preliminary ratings suggest the show earned its highest ratings in 10 years, reports Deadline . The overnight Nielsen share of 16.3 translates to more than 20 million households, notes media writer Brian...
What We Learned From
the Stormy Daniels Interview
Mar 26, 2018 6:33 AM CDT
What We Learned From the Stormy Daniels Interview
She won't say whether she has photos, messages
- Stormy Daniels' spoke out about her alleged affair with President Trump in a
interview that aired Sunday night—an interview that the
predicts will become "watercooler news" in offices around the country, and a major embarrassment for Trump. The biggest revelation in the interview with Anderson...
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