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Michael S. Schmidt

Michael S. Schmidt is a three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, author, and correspondent for The New York Times. He is a national security contributor for MSNBC and NBC News. He covers national security and federal law enforcement and has broken several high-profile stories.
Recent episodes featuring Michael S. Schmidt
Special Edition: A Guide to the Mueller Hearings
The Daily
Robert S. Mueller III, the former special counsel, will testify before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Wednesday. We spoke to our colleague about what to expect. Guest: Michael S. Schmidt, who has been covering the special counsel investigation for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Background reading: Read more about what you need to know before the testimony.Here are 19 lingering questions for Mr. Mueller, along with what we know or don’t know about the answers.
NYT's Michael Schmidt On Mueller, Trump And Russia
Fresh Air
Schmidt was one of the 'Times' reporters who reported in January that the FBI had opened a counterintelligence investigation in 2017 into whether Trump was secretly working on behalf of Russia against American interests. "I knew that it was significant," he says, yet, "It's hard to be surprised." Schmidt talks about working with anonymous sources, Trump's use of confusion as a possible tactic, and what to expect from Mueller's final report. Also, critic Ken Tucker shares hip-hop singles by 21 Savage, Lizzo and Lil Peep.
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Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts
Joe and Evan talk to the man who broke the story about the Red Sox cheating scandal.
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1 hour, 16 minutes