February 3, 2019

‘This Week’ Transcript 2-3-19: Derrick Johnson, Lamont Bagby and Mayor Pete Buttigieg

A rush transcript of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” airing on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. For previous show transcripts, visit the “This Week” transcript archive.
February 3, 2019

NAACP president: I do not see how Northam can survive racist yearbook picture fallout

Derrick Johnson, the president of the NAACP, said on Sunday that he doesn't see how Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam can survive the fallout of a racist yearbook photo that emerged on Friday.
February 3, 2019

Despite give attention to Washington, knowledge exhibits how shutdown damage federal employees nationwide

It’s not clear yet what the lasting impact will be on federal workers furloughed in the longest-ever government shutdown -- even as Congress holds talks to avoid another one -- but a closer look at employee data nationwide paints a picture of the economic struggles many now might face because of the political standoff.
February 3, 2019

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Derrick Johnson, Lamont Bagby and Mayor Pete Buttigieg

After a decades old racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page was unearthed Friday - which the governor denies he’s in - George Stephanopoulos speaks with two leaders calling for Northam’s resignation, Derrick Johnson, president of the NAACP, and Lamont Bagby, chair of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus. And former longtime Democratic Virginia Congressman Jim Moran, who is not calling for Northam to resign, discusses his stance.
February 3, 2019

Virginia Democrats be part of rising refrain of individuals calling on Gov. Ralph Northam to resign over racist yearbook photograph

Virginia Democrats continue to call for Gov. Ralph Northam to resign Saturday after the discovery of a a racist yearbook photo from the governor's medical school days.
February 2, 2019

Native American communities fear about long-term results from shutdown, new invoice seeks to guard them

Charles Riley, a member of the Native American Pueblo of Acoma in New Mexico, did something he hasn’t done in over a month.
February 2, 2019

Trump scrutinized by Democrats, watchdogs as he returns to Mar-a-Lago membership

As President Donald Trump spends Super Bowl weekend at Mar-a-Lago, his private Florida club, for the first time this year, Democrats in control of the House are renewing their focus on Trump’s sanctuary -- a property which Democratic lawmakers say presents a tangle of ethical and security concerns for a sitting president.
February 2, 2019

Sunday on ‘This Week’: Sen. Roy Blunt, Sen. Dick Durbin, Mayor Peter Buttigieg

With another deadline looming on border security negotiations, two key members in the middle of the talks, GOP Policy Committee Chair Sen. Roy Blunt, R- Mo., and Minority Whip Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., come to “This Week” Sunday.
February 2, 2019

Virginia governor dealing with requires resignation after admitting participation in racist 1984 yearbook photograph

Virginia's Democratic Governor Ralph Northam is facing questions tonight after a photo depicting two men, one in a Ku Klux Klan robe and another in blackface, appeared on a medical school yearbook page with his name on it.
February 2, 2019

White House reveals title, themes of Trump’s State of the Union

Despite the potential for another government shutdown and President Donald Trump's threat to declare a national emergency, the White House said Friday that his State of the Union address on Tuesday will take an optimistic tone -- presenting "an inspiring vision of American greatness" and a call for bipartisanship in a divided Congress.