Coming up tonight at 9 p.m., Piers Morgan joins John McCain in Washington, D.C., for an in-depth, face to face interview.
Boasting three decades of political experience, the senior senator from Arizona opens up about foreign affairs, offering his thoughts on how the U.S. should handle direct military intervention in regards to the current conflict in Syria:
"I would talk with the willing, Saudi Arabia, the gulf states, other states," says McCain. "Even Libya is willing to help out now, after their experience, and the Turks and work together, a coalition where we would set up the safe zone and we would then be supplying and equipping the resistance forces and giving them the aid that they need."
Regardless of specific strategy, the 75-year-old is of the opinion that now is the time to act: FULL POST
Coming up this evening at 9 p.m., "Piers Morgan Tonight" welcomes U.S. Senator John McCain for an honest and revealing face to face interview.
Nearly four years removed from his 2008 bid for the presidency, the man regularly referred to as a "maverick" opens up about his campaign, his party, and his former running mate.
Joining Piers Morgan in Washington, D.C., McCain is asked if he regrets choosing Sarah Palin to appear alongside him on the 2008 GOP ticket:
"Oh no... she invigorated our campaign, she galvanized our base," explains the Republican from Arizona. "She and her husband and family are wonderful people. I'm very proud to have them as my friends."
Despite tremendous criticism, the 75-year-old veteran maintains that selecting the Alaskan governor did not cost him the election:
"I think that she, at the end of the day, was the right choice."
Watch the clip, and listen to the interview, then tune in this evening as McCain shares his thoughts on Mitt Romney, Syria, the economy, and the upcoming 2012 general election.
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As Wednesday's “Only in America” segment, Piers Morgan enjoyed a visit through the Supreme Court, led by guide Justice Antonin Scalia.
During the "walk-and-talk," Morgan and Scalia talked presidents, and pasta.
When asked by the host "Who has been the most impressive president for you personally," the guest gave the nod to the man who appointed him in 1986:
"Ronald Reagan," said the Court's longest-serving justice. "He had a way of - he was the great communicator. He had a way of making important and complex ideas comprehensible to the people."
Recounting a story in which Reagan "almost got my name right," Scalia continued:
"When we went out to the press room in the White House and one of Reagan's aides says to me, 'Well, we think he'll get Scalia right, but we don't know about Antonin.' And sure enough, he messed up Antonin."
Morgan also shared the burning question among Scalia's social media followers: FULL POST
On Wednesday evening, Piers Morgan sat down with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in Washington D.C., for a rare and enlightening interview. Joined by Professor Bryan A. Garner, the co-author of the new book "Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts," Scalia discussed his interpretation of the confrontation clause.
As a "textualist" (also known as an "originalist,") Scalia believes that American law should "be based on the text of the Constitution, reasonably interpreted" and he applied that principle to the confrontation clause, brought up in the 1990 case of "Maryland v. Craig." The case involved a young girl who had been abused by a child molester and later testified through closed-circuit television.
Scalia argued that the procedure was "virtually constitutional" and not "actually constitutional" because the girl did not appear in court, and according to the constitutional clause, the abuser had a right to be face-to-face with his victim in the courtroom. "The confrontation clause, in some situations, does seem to be unnecessary," explained Scalia. "But there it is. And its meaning could not be clearer. You are entitled to be confronted with the witnesses against you."
"I do not always like the result," added Scalia, regarding his resolve to uphold the textual interpretation of the Constitution. "Very often, I think the result is terrible. But that's not my job. I'm not king. And I haven't been charged with making the Constitution come out right all the time."
Inviting the "Piers Morgan Tonight" host inside the Supreme Court, Scalia also talked about the criticism judges face for voting down a political line. "It offends me," said the Court's longest-serving justice, regarding accusations of partisanship. FULL POST
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For July 19, 2012 – U.N. Security Council plan vote on new resolution as clashes rage in Syria, Federal judge clears way for new Tennessee mosque to open for Ramadan, and Sofia Vergara named highest-paid TV actress... FULL POST