More stunning Friday night news in the United States, as President Trump's Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denies published reports that he offered to wear a recording device during conversations with the President, and proposed recruiting Cabinet members to oust Donald Trump from office. Simon's report aired on the UK's LBC with presenter Andrew Pierce.
Simon's report on President Trump's move to order the State and Treasury Departments to prepare a sanctions regime against any country meddling in America's mid-term elections. Via Iain Dale's late-night programme on the UK's LBC.
Simon's report on a very busy day of developments in Washington, after the publication of an anonymously-penned New York Times op-ed asserting the existence of a "resistance" to President Trump within his own administration. This aired on Radio New Zealand's "Morning Report" with presenter Guyon Espiner.
As White House officials started to deny they had scribed the anonymous New York Times op-ed that describes conversations among Cabinet members about invoking the 25th amendment and ousting the President from power, Simon spoke to James O'Brien on LBC.
Simon's report on the White House response to Bob Woodward's explosive book, in which the veteran Watergate journalist exposes an "administrative coup d'etat" in which Trump staffers try to prevent the President's excesses. This aired on Radio New Zealand's "Morning Report" with presenter Susie Ferguson.
Simon's live report on the latest disrespect shown to the late Senator John McCain by the man he banned from his own funeral - President Donald Trump. This aired on the UK's LBC Radio with presenter Clive Bull.