Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Foreign Correspondent Dan McLaughlin on Reporting From Ukraine as Putin’s War Escalates: ‘How Do You Claim to Be a Liberator of a Country You’re Annihilating?’

For this week’s episode of The Interview I spoke to Dan McLaughlin, a foreign correspondent covering the war in Ukraine for The Irish Times. He has spent decades reporting from eastern Europe and Russia, in cities including Budapest, Moscow, and most recently Kyiv. This is a special episode for me: Dan is my uncle. Last […]

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WATCH: Stephanopoulos Confronts Russia’s Lavrov on Civilian Deaths in Ukraine and Russia’s ‘Lies’ About Them

ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos confronted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the civilians killed in the course of the invasion of Ukraine. During a press roundtable for Russian television, parts of which were aired on Good Morning America Thursday, Stephanopoulos said to Lavrov: “The world is seeing civilians being killed in Ukraine by Russian […]

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Top Editor at Russia-Backed RT Reportedly Quits in Protest of Ukraine Invasion

A top editor at Kremlin-backed media conglomerate RT has quit her job in protest of Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Maria Baronova, the editor in chief of RT’s Russian-language edition, said she resigned from the outlet in an interview with news outlet Znak. Baronova told Znak she “has nothing left to talk about” with those […]

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Taylor Lorenz on Why She’s Moving to the Washington Post, What Happened at the Times, and How to Deal With Smear Campaigns

Taylor Lorenz, the star tech reporter whose coverage of internet culture brought new readers and fresh buzz to the New York Times, announced earlier this month she’s moving to the Washington Post. “I wasn’t necessarily actively looking to leave at all,” she told me in a conversation last week for the latest episode of The […]

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‘You Think the Deer Have Kevlar Vests?’: Biden Goes Off Script During Gun Control Appeal

President Joe Biden went off-script during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night with a crack about hunting deer with assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Biden introduced the subject of gun violence and remained mostly on-script, according to text of the speech as prepared for delivery that the White House released shortly before […]

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Biden Leads Standing Ovation for the Ukrainian People: ‘A Wall of Strength’ Putin ‘Never Imagined’

President Joe Biden opened his State of the Union address on Tuesday night by leading the House Floor in a standing ovation for the Ukrainian people as they face a brutal invasion by Russia. “Last year Covid-19 kept us apart,” Biden said to open his speech. “This year we are finally together again.” “Tonight, we […]

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Ukrainian President Zelensky to EU Leaders: ‘This Might Be the Last Time You See Me Alive’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned European leaders he may not survive the Russian invasion of Ukraine during a video call on Thursday night, according to an Axios report. “This might be the last time you see me alive,” Zelensky said on the call, which was held to discuss additional sanctions on Russia. As fighting in […]

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‘It Really Was Touch and Go’: Neil Cavuto Returns to Fox After Landing in ICU With Covid, Says Vaccine Saved His Life

Fox News and Fox Business anchor Neil Cavuto returned to the air on Monday after a weeks-long absence he revealed was prompted by a scary, life-threatening battle with Covid that landed him in the intensive care unit. “I did get Covid again, but a far, far more serious strand,” Cavuto explained. “What doctors call Covid […]

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Ousted Newsmax Reporter Emerald Robinson Lands Job Working For Mike Lindell

Former Newsmax White House reporter Emerald Robinson, who was dropped by the network after claiming Covid vaccines contain a satanic tracker, has a new gig working for MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Lindell announced on this Instagram that Robinson has joined his online streaming network Lindell TV. “LindellTV welcomes Emerald Robinson ( thank you Newsmax!!)! Emerald […]

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