Season 6

Episode Guide

Michigan & Georgia officials on "The Takeout"

S6 E48
Dec 02, 2022
Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger join Major Garrett on "The Takeout" to discuss the 2020 and 2022 elections. Raffensperger says "serious times require serious candidates." Benson says she still faces threats over the 2020 election.

Nate Burleson on "The Takeout"

S6 E47
Nov 25, 2022
"CBS Mornings" co-host Nate Burleson joins Major Garrett for a special Thanksgiving edition of "The Takeout," discussing his transition from the gridiron to hosting multiple shows and the current state of the NFL.

John Anzalone on "The Takeout"

S6 E46
Nov 18, 2022
Democratic pollster John Anzalone joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout." Anzalone and Garrett discuss the 2022 midterms and the issues facing the Democratic party in Florida. Anzalone says "Biden was right" regarding the 2022 midterms and that voters spoke up on critical race theory, and says the polls showed more people voted against candidates than for candidates.

N.C.'s Roy Cooper on "The Takeout"

S6 E45
Nov 11, 2022
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to recap the 2022 midterm election results and to discuss how Democrats managed to prevent a "red wave" at the polls.

Gov. Gavin Newsom on "The Takeout"

S6 E44
Nov 04, 2022
California Governor Gavin Newsom joined Major Garrett on "The Takeout" to discuss the possibility of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy becoming speaker of the House, the fight against homelessness and the recent surge in antisemitism.

Michael Fanone on "The Takeout"

S6 E43
Oct 28, 2022
Former Washington, D.C., police officer Michael Fanone joins Major Garrett on the 300th episode of "The Takeout." Fanone recounts how he was "frantically searching for ways to survive" when he was attacked at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Fanone says he voted for Donald Trump in 2016 but now believes he "doesn't represent any of us, he only represents his own self interest." Fanone also discusses his relationship with lawmakers, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Marjorie Dannenfelser on "The Takeout"

S6 E43
Oct 21, 2022
Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss how her views on abortion rights shifted and what she wants to see happen with laws in the U.S. in wake of Roe v. Wade being overturned.

Cecile Richards on "The Takeout"

S6 E41
Oct 14, 2022
Cecile Richards, the former head of Planned Parenthood and co-chair of the American Bridge 21st Century super PAC, joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss the fallout from the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the future of abortion rights in the U.S. and the potential impact on the midterm elections.

NOAA chief Rick Spinrad on "The Takeout"

S6 E40
Oct 07, 2022
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Administrator Rick Spinrad joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout" to discuss how NOAA is tracking and analyzing hurricanes, how they predict storm movement and the recent intensification of storms around the world.

Major Garrett & David Becker on "The Takeout"

S6 E39
Sep 30, 2022
CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News election law contributor David Becker join Scott MacFarlane for a special episode of "The Takeout" to discuss their new book, "The Big Truth," which examines the lies surrounding the 2020 election and the serious impact on the upcoming midterms and beyond.

Rep. Chip Roy on "The Takeout"

S6 E38
Sep 23, 2022
Texas Representative Chip Roy joins Major Garrett for a special edition of "The Takeout," live from the Texas Tribune Festival, to discuss the upcoming midterm elections and what he'd like to see done on Capitol Hill.

Steven Law on "The Takeout"

S6 E37
Sep 16, 2022
Steven Law, president of the Senate Leadership Fund, joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss his work on Capitol Hill, his time with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, and the upcoming midterm elections.

Former WH attorney Ty Cobb on "The Takeout"

S6 E36
Sep 09, 2022
Ty Cobb, an attorney on the Trump White House legal team during the Mueller investigation, joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout." They discuss the possibility of a Trump indictment, how Cobb would have handled the special master dispute, and the House Jan. 6 committee's investigation.

Pence aide Marc Short on "The Takeout"

S6 E35
Sep 02, 2022
Marc Short, a top aide to former Vice President Mike Pence, joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss the FBI search of Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, GOP strategy for the midterms and the fallout from the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

White House adviser Joshua Geltzer on "The Takeout"

S6 E34
Aug 26, 2022
Joshua Geltzer, deputy Homeland Security adviser to President Biden, joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout." Geltzer and Garrett discuss attempts to free Brittney Griner and Austin Tice, the dangers of social media to Homeland Security, and the security of immigration at the United States' southern border.

Former DNC Chair Tom Perez on "The Takeout"

S6 E33
Aug 19, 2022
Former Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez returns to "The Takeout" after an unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign in Maryland. He tells CBS News' Major Garrett that democracy is alive and well, but so is the threat of Trumpism — a movement he believes predates Donald Trump's political career.

Senator Tim Kaine on "The Takeout"

S6 E32
Aug 12, 2022
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout." They discuss Kaine's experience with long COVID, his opinion on a potential reelection campaign for President Biden, and the 2022 midterm elections.

Journalist Mark Leibovich on "The Takeout"

S6 E31
Aug 05, 2022
The last seven years have seen a metamorphosis of the Republican Party, journalist Mark Leibovich describes to CBS News' Major Garrett. Driven by voices of the GOP, Leibovich's new book "Thank You For Your Servitude" chronicles how Donald Trump transformed American politics. Yet he notes the unwavering allegiance of many Trump aides and supporters was not met with reciprocation.

Gov. Kristi Noem on "The Takeout"

S6 E30
Jul 29, 2022
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss her new book "Not My First Rodeo," her time growing up on a farm and the need for bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.

Mick Mulvaney on "The Takeout"

S6 E29
Jul 22, 2022
Former White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss his time working for the Trump administration and the Jan. 6 hearings.

Jill Schlesinger on "The Takeout"

S6 E28
Jul 15, 2022
Jill Schlesinger joins Major Garrett on this week's "The Takeout." Schlesinger and Garrett discuss the different terms around inflation, how the Fed affects inflation, the effect of the pandemic on the economy, bear markets, and stupid things smart people do with their money.

John Hinckley Jr. on "The Takeout"

S6 E27
Jul 08, 2022
John Hinckley Jr., who attempted to assassinate former President Ronald Reagan more than four decades ago, joins Major Garrett on "The Takeout." He opens up about the crime and his life since being released from court supervision.

Rep. Sara Jacobs on "The Takeout"

S6 E26
Jul 01, 2022
Representative Sara Jacobs of California joins Major Garrett on this week's episode of "The Takeout." They discuss the overturning of Roe v. Wade, whether Biden should run for reelection, progressive Democrats, and the movie "Legally Blonde."

Frmr. Secy. of State Pompeo on "The Takeout"

S6 E25
Jun 24, 2022
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joins Major Garrett on this week's "The Takeout" to discuss a potential Presidential run, the 2020 election, the Israeli government, the war in Ukraine and Jan. 6.

Kentucky Rep. James Comer on "The Takeout"

S6 E24
Jun 17, 2022
Kentucky Rep. James Comer, the top Republican on the House Oversight Committee, joins Major Garrett on this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss what he plans to do with the committee if the GOP takes over the House and Senate in the upcoming midterm elections.

Reps. Jim Himes & Bryan Steil on "The Takeout"

S6 E23
Jun 10, 2022
Members of the House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, chairman and Connecticut Democrat Rep. Jim Himes and Wisconsin Republican Rep. Bryan Steil, join Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss the state of the U.S. economy, soaring energy prices and what options the current administration has in curbing rising costs.

CBS News' Jan Crawford on "The Takeout"

S6 E22
Jun 03, 2022
CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford joins Major Garrett on this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss the current atmosphere surrounding the Supreme Court in the wake of a leaked draft opinion about potentially overturning Roe v. Wade, and how the justices' decision could affect the future of abortion rights in the U.S.

Dr. Anthony Fauci on "The Takeout"

S6 E21
May 27, 2022
President Biden's chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci joins Major Garrett virtually for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss Major's recent COVID-19 diagnosis, how the vaccine can help against new variants, and why people who are fully vaccinated are still getting COVID.

Senator Kevin Cramer on "The Takeout"

S6 E20
May 20, 2022
North Dakota Senator Kevin Cramer joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss the recent baby formula shortage, the rise in domestic terrorism in the U.S., the upcoming midterm elections and what he thinks will happen if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.

Parents of Austin Tice on "The Takeout"

S6 E19
May 13, 2022
Journalist Austin Bennett Tice went missing in 2012 while reporting on the conflict in Syria. After he appeared in a hostage video later that year, parents Debra and Marc Tice have continued to press the U.S. government to help bring him home. Tice's parents talk with CBS News' Major Garrett about their decade of waiting, hoping and advocating for their son.

Former Ambassador William Taylor on "The Takeout"

S6 E18
May 06, 2022
Former Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor discusses the political history of Ukraine and what it was like seeing Volodymyr Zelenskyy's leadership emerge throughout his presidency. Taylor talks with CBS News' Major Garrett about Vladimir Putin's "blunders" during Russia's invasion and the hope he has for Ukraine to stand firm through this next phase of war. Taylor also talks about the international response and the prospect of prosecuting war crimes.

Former Senator Al Franken on "The Takeout"

S6 E17
Apr 29, 2022
Comedian and former U.S. Senator Al Franken breaks from a stand-up comedy tour to chat with CBS News' Major Garrett. Franken talks about the state of politics and comedy in America, and finding the funny in serious topics. He also takes on a range of questions, from the war in Ukraine to Elon Musk's Twitter deal, and whether he would ever return to office.

Doug Jones on "The Takeout"

S6 E16
Apr 22, 2022
Former U.S. Senator Doug Jones speaks on the Supreme Court confirmation process of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Jones describes how his past influences the way he currently views the judicial process.

Ambassador Marek Magierowski on "The Takeout"

S6 E15
Apr 15, 2022
Marek Magierowski, Polish ambassador to the U.S., speaks in depth about the international law, politics and response surrounding the Russian aggression in Ukraine, as well as other ongoing world conflicts. In 1939, Poland experienced a foreign invasion and received limited international help, he told CBS News' Major Garrett — and now, the country is offering aid to Ukrainian refugees.

David Miliband on "The Takeout"

S6 E14
Apr 08, 2022
International Rescue Committee President and CEO David Miliband, a former British foreign secretary, spoke with Major Garrett about the war in Ukraine and the unfolding humanitarian crisis.

CBS News' Robert Costa & Scott MacFarlane on "The Takeout"

S6 E13
Apr 01, 2022
CBS News correspondents Robert Costa and Scott MacFarlane join Major Garrett to discuss their reporting on the January 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol and the aftermath. The two break down what they have been seeing from the House committee and how the investigation has panned out so far.

Sen. Mark Warner on "The Takeout"

S6 E12
Mar 25, 2022
Sen. Mark Warner, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, talked to Major Garrett about the stances of the U.S. and other nations on the war in Ukraine. Warner examines how U.S. intelligence is monitoring Vladimir Putin and how government officials can strengthen the effects of sanctions against Russian leaders.

H.R. McMaster on "The Takeout"

S6 E111
Mar 18, 2022
On this week's edition of "The Takeout," H.R. McMaster, CBS News foreign policy and national security contributor, called for the early mitigation of the "humanitarian catastrophe" and the prevention of more deaths and refugees in Ukraine. Once the national security adviser to former President Donald Trump, McMaster told Major Garrett that President Biden and the U.S. should stop revealing where it draws the line in the fight against Russia and Vladimir Putin.

Rep. Mike Quigley on "The Takeout"

S6 E110
Mar 11, 2022
Illinois Congressman Mike Quigley, co-chair of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, speaks to Major Garrett on what the West can do to alleviate the war in Ukraine. He speaks about the history of foreign policy and conflict within Europe, and sees similarities in the world's current and previous leaders.

EU Ambassador Lambrinidis on "The Takeout"

S6 E109
Mar 04, 2022
EU Ambassador to U.S. Stavros Lambrinidis discusses the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the worldwide response on this week's edition of "The Takeout." He tells Major Garrett of his concerns when it comes to Putin's aggression and Europe's history with war and militarization.

"Attica" filmmaker Nelson on "The Takeout"

S6 E108
Feb 25, 2022
"Attica" filmmaker Stanley Nelson delves into the events of the deadly 1971 rebellion at a New York prison where inmates demanded civil rights. Nelson, who is writer and co-director with Traci Curry for the documentary, joins Major Garrett on this edition of "The Takeout."

Rep. Colin Allred on "The Takeout"

S6 E107
Feb 18, 2022
Texas Democratic Congressman and former NFL player Colin Allred talks with Major Garrett about his journey from the NFL to Capitol Hill, and the upcoming midterm elections, on this week's edition of "The Takeout."

CBS News' Jamie Yuccas on "The Takeout"

S6 E106
Feb 11, 2022
CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas joins chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett for this week's edition of "The Takeout" to discuss her experiences covering the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Journalist Carl Bernstein on "The Takeout"

S6 E105
Feb 04, 2022
Investigative reporter Carl Bernstein joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discusses his new book, "Chasing History: A Kid In the Newsroom."

Correspondent Holly Williams on "The Takeout"

S6 E104
Jan 28, 2022
CBS News senior foreign correspondent Holly Williams joins Major Garrett this week from Kyiv to discuss the ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia.

Hockey star Willie O'Ree on "The Takeout"

S6 E103
Jan 21, 2022
Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O'Ree joins Major Garrett for this week's episode of "The Takeout" to discuss being the first Black player in the NHL and the adversity he overcame on and off the ice.

Representative Terri Sewell on "The Takeout"

S6 E102
Jan 14, 2022
Representative Terri Sewell joins Major Garrett for this week's edition of "The Takeout" to discuss the future of voting rights in the U.S. and the fallout from the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Brad Raffensperger on "The Takeout"

S6 E101
Jan 07, 2022
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger joins Major Garrett for this week's edition of "The Takeout" to discuss the impact of false claims of 2020 election fraud and the fallout from the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.