Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Italian Minister of Defense Roberta Pinotti held a news conference with reporters in Italy. Secretary Carter criticized Russia’s involvement in Syria and discussed U.S.-Italian relations.155 views
Representative Dennis Ross House Republican Leadership Elections
Representative Dennis Ross (R-FL) talked about the upcoming House Republican leadership election and his decision to seek the majority whip position. He also discussed his legislative priorities and his views on the direction of the Republican Party.283 views
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell testified at a hearing on the development of nutrition guidelines.4,459 views
Kunduz, Afghanistan Hospital Airstrike
Emile Simpson talked about his Politico Magazine article, “Is Kunduz the Beginning of the End for Afghanistan.” In he piece he wrote about the implications of Taliban forces’s capture of the city of Kunduz. He also discussed the U.S. strike that accidentally hit a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan and its implications for U.S. involvement in the region.148 views
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting recent magazine articles.