Showing results by author "Michael S. Schmidt"

Categories

All Categories

83 results
Sort by
    • Bill O’Reilly Thrives at Fox News, Even as Harassment Settlements Add Up

    • By: Emily Steel, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    For nearly two decades, Bill O’Reilly has been Fox News’ top asset, building the No. 1 program in cable news for a network that has pulled in billions of dollars in revenues for its parent company, 21st Century Fox.

    Behind the scenes, the company has repeatedly stood by O’Reilly as he faced a series of allegations of sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Details of FBI’s Kavanaugh Inquiry Show Its Restricted Range

    • By: Michael D. Shear, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Maggie Haberman, and others
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    President Donald Trump said Saturday that the FBI would have “free rein” to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, but the emerging contours of the inquiry showed its limited scope.

    "Details of FBI’s Kavanaugh Inquiry Show Its Restricted Range" is from the September 30, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael D. Shear, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Maggie Haberman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Letter Claims Attempted Assault by a Teenage Kavanaugh

    • By: Nicholas Fandos, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A secretive letter shared with authorities by the senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee charges that a teenage Brett Kavanaugh and a male friend trapped a teenage girl in a bedroom during a party and tried to assault her, according to three people familiar with the contents of the letter.

    "Letter Claims Attempted Assault by a Teenage Kavanaugh" is from the September 14, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Nicholas Fandos and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • NATO Will Send Ships to Aegean Sea to Deter Human Trafficking

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt, Sewell Chan
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "NATO Will Send Ships to Aegean Sea to Deter Human Trafficking" is from the World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and Sewell Chan and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Trump’s Growing Legal Team Has a Problem: It’s Operating Partly in the Dark

    • By: Maggie Haberman, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Nearly a dozen lawyers now assist President Donald Trump in contending with two federal investigations, one in Washington and one in New York, that could pose serious threats to his presidency and his businesses. But the expanding legal team is struggling to understand where the investigations could be headed and the extent of Trump’s legal exposure.

    "Trump’s Growing Legal Team Has a Problem: It’s Operating Partly in the Dark" is from the September 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Maggie Haberman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Mueller Has Early Draft of Trump Letter Giving Reasons for Firing Comey

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller has obtained a letter that President Donald Trump and a top political aide drafted in the days before Trump fired the FBI director, James Comey, which explains the president’s rationale for why he planned to dismiss the director.

    "Mueller Has Early Draft of Trump Letter Giving Reasons for Firing Comey" is from the September 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and Maggie Haberman and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Trump, Offering No Proof, Claims Obama Tapped Phones in Nixon Style

    • By: Michael D. Shear, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    President Donald Trump on Saturday accused former President Barack Obama of tapping his phones at Trump Tower the month before the election, leveling the explosive allegation without offering any evidence.

    "Trump, Offering No Proof, Claims Obama Tapped Phones in Nixon Style" is from the March 05, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael D. Shear and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • FBI Agent Peter Strzok, Who Criticized Trump in Texts, Is Fired

    • By: Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

     

    Peter Strzok, the FBI senior counterintelligence agent who disparaged President Donald Trump in inflammatory text messages and helped oversee the Hillary Clinton email and Russia investigations, has been fired for violating bureau policies, Strzok’s lawyer said Monday.

    "FBI Agent Peter Strzok, Who Criticized Trump in Texts, Is Fired" is from the August 13, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Goldman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Trump Calls on Sessions to ‘Stop the Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now’

    • By: Eileen Sullivan, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

     

    President Donald Trump called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday to end the special counsel investigation, an extraordinary appeal to the nation’s top law enforcement official to end an inquiry directly into the president.

    "Trump Calls on Sessions to ‘Stop the Rigged Witch Hunt Right Now’" is from the August 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Eileen Sullivan and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets

    • By: Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt, and others
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets" is from the October 05, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • On South China Sea Visit, Defense Secretary Says U.S. Presence Isn't a Provocation

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "On South China Sea Visit, Defense Secretary Says U.S. Presence Isn't a Provocation" is from the April 15, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Comey Is Said to Have Become Unsettled by Interactions With Trump

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    President Donald Trump called the FBI director, James B. Comey, weeks after he took office and asked him when federal authorities were going to put out word that Trump was not personally under investigation, according to two people briefed on the call.

    "Comey Is Said to Have Become Unsettled by Interactions With Trump" is from the May 18, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Comey Told Sessions: Don't Leave Me Alone With Trump

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The day after President Donald Trump asked James B. Comey, the FBI director, to end an investigation into his former national security adviser, Comey confronted Attorney General Jeff Sessions and said he did not want to be left alone again with the president, according to current and former law enforcement officials.

    "Comey Told Sessions: Don't Leave Me Alone With Trump" is from the June 06, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Comey Expected to Testify Before Senate, but Trump Could Try to Block Him

    • By: Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Senators expect the former FBI director, James B. Comey, to testify next week about his conversations with President Donald Trump, congressional officials said on Wednesday, setting up a test of the White House’s willingness to cooperate with investigations into Trump’s associates.

    "Comey Expected to Testify Before Senate, but Trump Could Try to Block Him" is from the June 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Apuzzo and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, was subpoenaed last week by special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before a grand jury as part of the investigation into possible links between Trump’s associates and Russia, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

    "Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation" is from the January 16, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, has asked the White House for documents about some of President Donald Trump’s most scrutinized actions since taking office, including the firing of his national security adviser and FBI director, according to White House officials.

    "Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President" is from the September 20, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • White House Counsel McGahn Will Leave This Fall, Trump Announces on Twitter

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman, Michael D. Shear
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

     

    White House counsel Don McGahn will leave the administration this fall, President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning, leaving the president’s side just as the sprawling investigation into Russian election interference reaches a crescendo.

    "White House Counsel McGahn Will Leave This Fall, Trump Announces on Twitter" is from the August 29, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt, Maggie Haberman and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Murdochs Assessing O’Reilly Damage

    • By: Emily Steel, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Facing a boycott by advertisers, unrest inside the company, protests outside Fox News headquarters and public calls for human rights investigations into company culture, Rupert Murdoch and his sons, Lachlan and James, are reckoning with the fallout of a sexual harassment scandal that has once again engulfed Fox News and its parent company, 21st Century Fox.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The FBI Is Scrutinizing Trump’s Russia Ties. How Will That Work?

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Unlike a typical criminal investigation into organized crime or drug trafficking, a counterintelligence case is not typically focused on prosecuting someone. It is more spycraft than law enforcement.

    "The FBI Is Scrutinizing Trump’s Russia Ties. How Will That Work?" is from the March 21, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Cooperation Fraying Between White House and Special Counsel

    • By: Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    For much of the seven months since Robert S. Mueller III was appointed special counsel, President Donald Trump’s lawyers have stressed their cooperation with him, believing that the more they work with his investigation, the sooner the president will have his name cleared.

    "Cooperation Fraying Between White House and Special Counsel" is from the December 17, 2017 Politics section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

Show titles per page
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
  • 5