HBO’s ‘Axios’ Features President Trump Interview

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News mag Axios will have an interview with President Trump in the episode out on HBO Aug. 3. Jonathan Swan, national political correspondent at Axios, speaks with the president about COVID, Black Lives Matter, the presidential election and foreign policy issues in Afghanistan, China and Russia. 

Trump reveals that he did not bring up the issue of bounties offered to the Taliban to kill American soldiers in a phone call with Vladimir Putin this month. 

Axios airs 11 p.m. ET/PT. 

Matthew O’Neill and Perri Peltz produce and direct the series, which features documentary-style reporting and in-depth conversations with newsmakers. 

Axios is a co-production of HBO Documentary Films, Axios and DCTV. Executive producers are Mike Allen, Jim VandeHei and Roy Schwartz.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.