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The series has featured interviews with President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner, Sundar Pichai, Elon Musk, Mary Barra, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Andrew Yang, and Kamala Harris, among others. Read More

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Trump's Role in the Republican Party

Sen. Lindsey Graham tells Axios that Donald Trump has a "dark side" but he tries to "harness the magic" because he succeeded where Republican candidates like John McCain and Mitt Romney failed.

Legislative Filibuster

Cedric Richmond, Senior Advisor to the President, discusses the prospect of Senate Democrats breaking the legislative filibuster.

COVID-19 Prioritization

President of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, discusses the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccine recipients.

Kamala Harris on the Vaccine Stockpile

Vice President Kamala Harris talks to Axios about the Trump administration having "no stockpile" of vaccines upon leaving office and how the White House is moving swiftly to correct the situation.

Pete Buttigieg on the Pandemic and Travel

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg discusses Covid-19 and the way it has changed traveling forever.

Zelensky on U.S. Capitol Attack

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky says he was "shocked" by the pro-Trump mob storming the U.S. Capitol, saying he never imagined this could happen in America and that it harms U.S. efforts to promote democracy abroad.

Chris Krebs on the Election Results

Chris Krebs, the nation's former top election security official, tells Axios correspondent Jonathan Swan that President Trump is spreading disinformation, which Krebs describes as a form of domestic "threat" that he swore an oath to defend against in his job.

Moderna on Vaccine Results

Tal Zaks, chief medical officer of Moderna, tells Axios that we should not "overinterpret the results" of the vaccine in that they only relate to protecting someone against getting sick, not against transmitting the virus to others.

AOC's Influence Over the House

House, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy cited junior member of Congress Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) as one of the reasons he was able to raise money and pick up Republican seats in the House.

Ted Cruz on the Supreme Court

Sen. Ted Cruz tells Axios how he reconciles his 2016 view that it was fine to hold the Supreme Court at eight justices throughout a Hillary Clinton presidency, if necessary, with his current view that it's essential to confirm a ninth justice to prevent a "constitutional crisis."

What Is Axios?

Founders Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen explain what sets the outlet apart as a news platform.

Axios is ...

"... our obsession with helping people get smarter faster on all the big topics that we think will shape the next five to ten years." — Jim VandeHei


"... an efficient and trustworthy place to understand the topics that are going to change the world that's coming in business, tech, media and politics." — Mike Allen


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"... a place where you can understand what's coming and why." — Mike Allen

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Trump Talks U.S. Covid-19 Testing

President Donald Trump talks to Axios Reporter Jonathan Swan about the amount of Covid-19 testing done in the United States compared to other countries.

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Misinformation on Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg tells Axios why Facebook currently doesn't plan to take the same kind of strong action against anti-vaccination misinformation that it has for the coronavirus pandemic.

Face Masks in the White House

Vice President Mike Pence talks to Axios co-founder Mike Allen about the use of face masks in the White House after multiple staff members test positive for COVID-19.

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Missing Journalist

Jonathan Swan questions China’s Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai about the missing citizen journalist Chen Quishi, who covered the early response to coronavirus in Wuhan.

Nuclear Power and Climate Change

Energy and Climate Reporter Amy Harder and Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse discuss the environmental concerns relating to nuclear power.

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Musk's Vision for the Future

Elon Musk talks about his vision for merging artificial intelligence and man in a smart, safe way.


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