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December 26, 2021

  • Vice President Kamala Harris
  • CBS News correspondents Weijia Jiang, Ed O'Keefe, Nikole Killion, Jan Crawford and David Martin

December 19, 2021

  • Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Anne Milgram, DEA administrator
  • Hamdullah Mohib, former Afghan national security adviser

December 12, 2021

  • Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear
  • Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu
  • Tulio de Oliveira, director of the Centre for Epidemic Response and Innovation in South Africa
  • Mohamed El-Erian, chief financial adviser at Allianz

December 5, 2021

  • Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General
  • Governor Ned Lamont, (D) Connecticut
  • Maria Van Kerkhove, World Health Organization COVID-19 Technical Lead
  • Francis deSouza, CEO of Illumina  
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  

November 28, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  
  • Dave Clark, CEO of Amazon Worldwide consumer    

November 21, 2021

  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, (D-NY)
  • Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-TX)
  • Derrick Johnson, President and CEO, NAACP  
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  
  • Anthony Salvanto, CBS News Elections & Surveys Director  

November 14, 2021

  • Janet Yellen, secretary of the treasury
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Governor Jared Polis, Democrat of Colorado
  • Neel Kashkari, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
  • David Malpass, president of the World Bank Group

November 7, 2021

  • Cedric Richmond, Senior Adviser to the President and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement
  • Sen. Tim Kaine, (D) Virginia
  • Fred Smith, FedEx Executive Leadership Chairman and CEO
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner
  • John Dickerson, CBS News Chief Political Analyst
  • Amy Walter, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Cook Political Report with Amy Walter  

October 31, 2021

  • Antony Blinken, Secretary of State
  • Gina Raimondo, Secretary of Commerce
  • Rep. Ro Khanna, D- California
  • Rep. John Curtis, R- Utah
  • Claire Boogaard, Medical Director of the COVID-19 Vaccine Program, Children's National Hospital 

October 24, 2021

  • Rep. Bennie Thompson, (D) Mississippi
    Chair, Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol
  • Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund
  • Zalmay Khalilzad, Former U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  

October 10, 2021

  • Rep. Adam Schiff, (D) California, Author, “Midnight in Washington”
  • Fiona Hill, Former National Security Council Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs
  • Mary C. Daly, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner
  • Chris Krebs, CBS News Cybersecurity Expert and Analyst, Partner, Krebs Stamos Group, Former Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
  • Anthony Salvanto, CBS News Elections & Surveys Director  

October 3, 2021

  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) New York
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Adviser to President Biden, Director, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
  • Sen. Cory Booker, (D) New Jersey
  • Gov. Jim Justice, (R) West Virginia
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

September 26, 2021

  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC director 
  • Senator Tim Scott, Republican of South Carolina
  • Representative Pramila Jayapal, Democrat of Washington
  • Scott Morrison, prime minister of Australia
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, president of Turkey

September 19, 2021

  • Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health
  • Senator Bernie Sanders, independent from Vermont
  • Scott Kirby, CEO of United Airlines
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner

September 12, 2021

  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican from Illinois
  • Michael Morell, former acting CIA director
  • Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools
  • Dr. James Versalovic, interim pediatrician-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital

September 5, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden
  • Governor Phil Murphy, Democrat of New Jersey
  • Cynthia Sheng, president of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
  • Representative Veronica Escobar, Democrat of Texas
  • Sue Gordon, former principal deputy director of national intelligence

August 29, 2021

  • Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards
  • Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican, South Carolina
  • Jake Sullivan, White House national security adviser
  • Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner

August 22, 2021

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken
  • Nikki Haley, former U.N. ambassador
  • Ryan Crocker, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan
  • Governor Larry Hogan, Republican of Maryland
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner

August 15, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden and director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Representative Steve Scalise, Republican of Louisiana

  • New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul

  • Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Broward County School Board Chair

August 8, 2021

August 1, 2021

July 25, 2021

  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Dr. Jerome Adams, former U.S. surgeon general 
  • Gina Raimondo, commerce secretary 
  • Quinton Lucas, mayor of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, authors of “I Alone Can Fix It”

July 18, 2021

  • Ken McClure, Springfield, Missouri, mayor 
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Admiral Mike Mullen, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 
  • Jill Schlesinger, CBS News business analyst
  • Chris Krebs, former CISA director
  • David Becker, founder and director of the Center For Election Innovation and Research 

July 11, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden and director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Jeh Johnson, former Homeland Security Secretary
  • Scott Kirby, United Airlines CEO 

July 4, 2021

  • Charles Burkett, mayor of Surfside, Florida
  • Jeffrey Zients, White House COVID response coordinator
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner
  • Governor Spencer Cox, Republican of Utah
  • Governor Kate Brown, Democrat of Oregon
  • Representative André Carson, Democrat of Indiana

June 27, 2021

  • Senator Marco Rubio, Republican of Florida

  • Daniella Levine Cava, Mayor of Miami-Dade County

  • Cedric Richmond, senior adviser to the president and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement

  • Senator Jon Tester, Democrat of Montana

  • Governor Asa Hutchinson, Republican of Arkansas

  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former FDA commissioner

April 4, 2021

  • Cecilia Rouse, Chair, Council of Economic Advisers
  • Rep. Ritchie Torres, (D) New York
  • Jonathan Nez, President, Navajo Nation
  • Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
  • Sister Norma Pimentel, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley 
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

March 28, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Adviser to President Biden, Director, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Rep. Henry Cuellar, (D-Texas)
  • Rep.-Elect Julia Letlow, (R-Louisiana)
  • Anthony Capuano, CEO, Marriott International
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  

March 21, 2021

  • Sen. Tammy Duckworth, (D-IL)
  • Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH)
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, (D-Los Angeles)
  • Dr. Moncef Slaoui, Former Chief Adviser for Operation Warp Speed
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

March 14, 2021

  • Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force Chair
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio, (D-New York City)
  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson, (R-Arkansas)
  • Micheál Martin, Irish Prime Minister
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner
  • Anthony Salvanto, CBS News Elections & Surveys Director  

March 7, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Adviser to President Biden, Director, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Gov. Jim Justice, (R-West Virginia)
  • Gov. Phil Murphy, (D-New Jersey)
  • Benjamin Crump, Civil Rights Attorney for the Family of George Floyd
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

February 28, 2021

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Ronna McDaniel, Republican National Committee Chairwoman
  • Gov. Kristi Noem, (R-South Dakota)
  • Rep. Adam Kinzinger, (R-Illinois)
  • Gov. Andy Beshear, (D-Kentucky)
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

February 21, 2021

  • Jake Sullivan, National Security Adviser
  • Matt Pottinger, Former Deputy National Security Adviser, Fellow, Hoover Institution at Stanford University
  • Mayor Sylvester Turner, (D-Houston) 
  • Mayor Betsy Price, (R-Fort Worth)
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  

February 14, 2021

  • Boris Johnson, United Kingdom Prime Minister
  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control
  • Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colorado
  • Heyward Donigan, Rite Aid President & CEO
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  

February 7, 2021

  • Janet Yellen, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina
  • Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 Technical Lead at WHO
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner
  • James Brown, CBS News Special Correspondent, Host, “The NFL Today”

January 31, 2021

  • Cedric Richmond, Senior Adviser to the President
  • Gov. Ned Lamont, (D-Connecticut
  • Mayor Francis Suarez, R-Miami
  • Dr. Janice K. Jackson, Chicago Public Schools CEO
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner  

January 24, 2021

  • Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, Chief Medical Adviser to President Biden
  • Amb. Deborah Birx, M.D., Former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator

January 17, 2021

  • Rep. Adam Schiff, D- California, Intelligence Committee Chairman
  • Gov. Jim Justice, R-West Virginia
  • Mayor Melvin Carter, D-Saint Paul, MN
  • Rochelle Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., Incoming CDC Director
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

January 10, 2021

  • Chris Krebs, former CISA Director 
  • Sen. Roy Blunt, R-MO
  • Sen. Chris Coons, D-DE
  • Mayor Muriel Bowser, D-Washington, D.C.
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

January 3, 2021

  • Moncef Slaoui, Operation Warp Speed Chief Adviser
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, D- Los Angeles
  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Arkansas
  • Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO
  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Former FDA Commissioner

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