The 11th Hour with Brian Williams

By Brian Williams, MSNBC

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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.


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Day 1,271: Trump's White House tries to discredit Fauci as COVID-19 surges
00:45:09

Pushing for schools to reopen with no national plan, Trump's White House is trying to discredit Dr. Fauci as coronavirus cases across the nation continue to surge. We discuss that and much more with Shannon Pettypiece, Kimberly Atkins, Dr. Lloyd Minor, Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto, Tim O'Brien, and Jacob Soboroff.

Jul 14, 2020
Day 1,268: Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence as U.S. hits new COVID-19 record
00:44:13

The president late Friday commuted the sentence of his long time associate Roger Stone who was sentenced to jail for lying to Congress as part of the Russia investigation. This comes as the nation records another confirmed 70,000 COVID-19 cases in one day as the numbers increase in dozens of states. Philip Rucker, Susan Page, Frank Figliuzzi, Daniel Goldman, Dr. Charles Lockwood, and Jon Meacham.

Jul 11, 2020
Day 1,267: Supreme Court deals Trump another loss as he hits Fauci for 'mistakes'
00:42:23

The Supreme Court ruled that the president is not immune from New York prosecutors' attempts to get his tax returns. This comes as the president hits COVID-19 task force member Dr. Fauci for his 'mistakes.' Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Peter Baker, Russell Buettner, Maya Wiley, Tom Goldstein, and Dr. Vin Gupta all join to discuss that and more.

Jul 10, 2020
Day 1,266: Trump demands schools reopen, but has no plan for doing it
00:44:40

The president said he might pull funding if states don't reopen schools and he's pushing the CDC to change its guidelines on the topic. But the White House is offering no guidance for how states should go about getting kids back in classrooms. We discuss that and much more with Jonathan Lemire, Mara Gay, Dr. Mercedes Carnethon, Fedrick Ingram, James Carville, and Paul Rieckhoff.

Jul 09, 2020
Day 1,265: U.S. hits 3,000,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases as Trump applauds response
00:43:54

The United States hit a grim milestone as officials confirmed the nation has had over three million coronavirus cases since the pandemic began as cases continue to surge in states across the country. Trump, meanwhile, still says his government's response has been a good one. Robert Costa, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Alexi McCammond, Emily Jane Fox, Roberta Schwartz, and Zerlina Maxwell all join.

Jul 08, 2020
Day 1,264: Trump tries using culture wars to distract from COVID-19 crisis
00:45:17

The president spent the July 4th holiday going after attacks on issues of race and culture in America while making false claims such as 99% of coronavirus cases are effectively harmless. We discuss that and more with Jill Colvin, Philip Rucker, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Dr. Aileen Marty, Michael Steele, and Eddie Glaude, Jr.

Jul 07, 2020
Day 1,260: Trump says COVID-19 crisis is 'being handled' as U.S. sets a new case record
00:43:29

The United States has hit an all-time record for new COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row as the Trump administration continues to provide no new strategies to deal with the pandemic. We discuss that and much more with Ashley Parker, Carol Leonnig, Dr. Vin Gupta, Steve Liesman, Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero, and Eugene Robinson.

Jul 03, 2020
Day 1,259: Trump calls Russia bounty intel a 'hoax' as the White House passes the buck
00:44:02

The president is blaming the media and Democrats as he faces tough questions over reports on intelligence Russia put bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Plus, new records are being set as the surge of coronavirus cases continues across the nation. Phillip Rucker, Julia Ioffe, Ron Klain, Mercedes Carnethon, Will Humble, Donna Edwards, David Jolly, and Col. Jack Jacobs all join the program.

Jul 02, 2020
Day 1,258: Biden calls Trump response on Russian bounty intel a 'dereliction of duty'
00:43:49

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden torched the Trump government for its response to COVID-19 and intelligence on Russian bounties being placed on U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Plus, as COVID-19 surges in at least 35 states, how far away is a vaccine. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Clint Watts, Anita Kumar, Dr. Mario Ramirez, Austin, TX Mayor Steve Adler, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.

Jul 01, 2020
Day 1,257: Trump WH reportedly knew about Russian bounty intel in 2019
00:44:13

Two reports now detail that Trump was briefing on intelligence that Russia was offering bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan, all the way back in early 2019 according to The Associated Press. Plus, the World Health Organization warns that the COVID-19 pandemic will likely get worse. We discuss that and more with Robert Costa, Jeremy Bash, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Amb. Michael McFaul, Brett McGurk, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, and Melissa Murray.

Jun 30, 2020
Day 1,254: Trump says the nation has 'a little work to do' as COVID-19 rages
00:44:09

Trump and Pence both are downplaying the coronavirus threat as Republican governors in Arizona, Florida, and Texas, are moving to try and slow the spread as case numbers in those states continue to spike. Plus, concerns grow that police reform legislation will stall on Capitol Hill in the Republican-controlled Senate. Joining the program is Shannon Pettypiece, Susan Page, Anne Rimoin, Dr. Bradley Dreifuss, Dr. Umail Shah, and MiAngel Cody.

Jun 27, 2020
Day 1,253: Trump campaigns in Wisconsin as CDC warns coronavirus outbreak
00:43:31

Trump went politicking in Wisconsin today as the CDC revealed the nation's COVID-19 outbreak may be way worse than previously thought. Plus the House has passed new legislation aimed at police reform one month after the death of George Floyd. We discuss that and more with Kimberly Atkins, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Vin Gupta, Mayor Ron Nirenberg, James Carville, and Prof. Keith Mayes.

Jun 26, 2020
Day 1,252: A bad poll for Trump and worst day for COVID-19 cases yet in U.S.
00:44:22

As a new poll shows Trump trailing Biden by double digits, the U.S. has its worst day ever for the coronavirus with over 42,000 new cases recorded according to NBC News. We discuss that and more with Robert Costa, Anita Kumar, Eugene Robinson, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Andrew Weissmann, and Ft. Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis.

Jun 25, 2020
Day 1,251: Trump defies his own coronavirus task force with indoor Phoenix rally
00:43:43

As Trump Coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies about the dire situation the nation faces from COVID-19, Trump flies into a coronavirus hot spot and holds an indoor rally. Plus, it's primary night in three different states. We discuss that and more with Ashley Parker, Sam Stein, Dr. Mercedes Carnethon, Steve Kornacki, Phillip M. Bailey, Maya Wiley, and Charlie Warzel.

Jun 24, 2020
Wondery presents The Next Big Idea
00:06:21

Hosted by Rufus Griscom, and featuring thought-leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink, The Next Big Idea brings you the most groundbreaking ideas that have the power to change the way you live, work, and think. This week’s episode features a conversation about the power of being “weird.” Listen to the full episode here: http://wondery.fm/NextBigIdea-NBC

Jun 23, 2020
Day 1,250: Trump 'furious' over sparse Tulsa rally and on defense over Bolton book
00:45:08

Trump is planning yet another campaign event in Arizona after a disappointing showing in Tulsa as the Trump administration is rocked by the details coming from John Bolton's new memoir. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Susan Page, Katie Benner, Dr. Murtaza Akhter, Mike Murphy, and Darren Walker.

Jun 23, 2020
BONUS: Pride + Protest
00:51:42

NBC News NOW and NBC Out present “Pride + Protest,” a conversation hosted by MSNBC’s Joshua Johnson. During Pride month and with the backdrop of the nationwide protests following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and now Rayshard Brooks, Johnson moderates a discussion on being Black and queer in America in 2020.

Jun 20, 2020
Day 1,247 DOJ tries to oust U.S. Attorney who led probe of Trump associates
00:44:25

Geoffrey Berman, the prosecutor who led probe of Trump associates is refusing to step down after Barr announced his replacement. Covid-19 cases surge in Oklahoma ahead of Trump's rally in Tulsa Saturday. And Juneteenth is commemorated nationwide with celebrations, protests, and demonstrations. Cal Perry, Annie Karni, Jeremy Bash, Maya Wiley, Dr. Jabraan Pasha, Bill Kristol, and Alvin Tillery all join.

Jun 20, 2020
Day 1,246: Facing controversy and a pandemic, Trump turns back to 2020
00:44:47

John Bolton is telling the press that Trump is unfit to be president, the Supreme Court rejected Trump's push to end DACA, and the coronavirus is increasing in at least 20 states as the president looks to hit the campaign trail again - including in Oklahoma where COVID-19 is spiking. Jonathan Lemire, Errin Haines, Dr. Vin Gupta, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Steve Schmidt, and Michael Steele all join.

Jun 19, 2020
Day 1,245: John Bolton says Trump asked China for help to win the 2020 race
00:45:07

Fmr. Trump aide John Bolton accuses the president of asking for help from China to win re-election, being unaware that the UK has nuclear weapons, and much more. Plus, the fire police officer in Atlanta who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks is now facing multiple charges including felony murder. Philip Rucker, A.B. Stoddard, Jeremy Bash, Michael Osterholm, Mara Gay, and Lorenzo Boyd all join to discuss.

Jun 18, 2020
Day 1,244: Democrats say Trump's executive order on policing won't fix anything
00:44:55

Fauci says he wouldn't go to Trump's rally and Pence had lunch at an Iowa diner with no mask or social distancing. Both men are on Trump's coronavirus task force. Peter Baker, Melissa Murray, Robert Costa, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Mayor Steve Adler, and David Litt all join to discuss.

Jun 17, 2020
Day 1,243: Trump to sign exec. order on policing as Atlanta shooting sparks outrage
00:44:07

The police killing of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta has led to new protest and renewed calls for police reform and justice as Trump says he will sign an executive order on policing in America. Plus, the Supreme Court issues a shocking ruling protecting LGBTQ Americans from job discrimination. Ashley Parker, Maya Wiley, Dr. Kavita Patel, Bill Bratton, Neal Katyal, and Miami Mayor Francis Suarez all join the program.

Jun 16, 2020
Day 1,240: Trump compares himself to Lincoln and questions protesters' motive
00:44:53

After a consequential week in America that saw policy changes, continued protests, and the burial of George Floyd, the president compared himself to Abraham Lincoln and questioned the motives of protesters taking to America's streets. Susan Page, Robert Costa, Melissa Murray, Dr. Irwin Redlenee, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, and Baratunde Thurston all join the program.

Jun 13, 2020
Day 1,239: Trump fails to mention George Floyd at event on race and police
00:44:19

With the coronavirus pandemic showing signs it's still spreading and the economy souring, the president went to Texas to have an event on race and police and pledged to 'dominate' the streets with 'compassion.' We discuss that and much more with Jonathan Lemire, Kimberly Atkins, Dr. Vin Gupta, Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré, and James Carville.

Jun 12, 2020
Day 1,238: George Floyd's brother testifies to Congress as Trump plans a campaign rally
00:44:21
Jun 11, 2020
Introducing: The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg
00:02:22

As a bonus for 11th Hour listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Season 3 of The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg, an MSNBC podcast hosted by former U.S. Attorney, senior FBI official and acting head of the DEA, Chuck Rosenberg. The Oath is a series of revealing conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to serve our nation. Who and what shaped them? What drew them to this work? How did they overcome adversity and failure? These captivating stories exemplify what is best about our country: integrity, civility, service, humility, and collective responsibility. Listen to the first episode with former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta, and subscribe to the series: https://slink.chtbl.com/0R2hHEAR?sid=news.description%20

Jun 10, 2020
Day 1,237: Trump tweets an attack on a protester as George Floyd is laid to rest
00:45:03

As a nation gripped by civil unrest pauses as George Floyd is laid to rest, Trump says nothing about the pain surrounding Floyd's fatal arrest and instead tweets a conspiracy theory attacking a 75-year-old protester. Plus, we get clarity on the confusion coming from the W.H.O. on the coronavirus pandemic. Joining the program are Ashley Parker, Alexi McCammond, Michael Steele, Dr. Stephen Sample, Brittany Packnett-Cunningham, and Ronald Davis.

Jun 10, 2020
Day 1,236: Two weeks later, protest continue after George Floyd's fatal arrest
00:45:41

As protests following the fatal arrest of George Floyd hit the two week mark and calls to 'defund police' grow nationwide, the president gets some bad political news just five months before Election Day. Philip Rucker, Jonathan Karl, Maya Wiley, Scott Thomson, Cornel West, and Dr. Irwin Redlener all join the program.

Jun 09, 2020
Day 1,233: Biden says it's 'despicable' for Trump to say it's a 'great day' for George Floyd
00:44:53

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reacted to Trump invoking George Floyd during a White House event on the economy as the president continues to face blistering criticism for his response to nationwide civil unrest. Plus, largely peaceful demonstrations continue in the wake of George Floyd's fatal arrest for the eleventh day. Joining us is Gadi Schwartz, Garrett Haake, Cal Perry, Mara Gay, Susan Page, Chief James Craig, Dr. Michael Osterholm, Alvin Tillery, and John Della Volpe.

Jun 06, 2020
Day 1,232: Trump lashes out as military leaders condemn his protest response
00:47:15

The president is lashing out as he faces fierce criticism for his response to the nationwide protests that started after George Floyd's fatal arrest. Chris Jansing, Shaquille Brewster, Ellison Barber, Gadi Schwartz, Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin, Maya Wiley, Neal Katyal, and Nicholas Kristof all join the program.

Jun 05, 2020
Day 1,231: Obama speaks out as all officers involved in Floyd's fatal arrest are charged
00:50:03

Both Barack Obama and Trump's fmr. defense secretary James Mattis spoke out in favor of nationwide protests in a rebuke to Trump as the remaining Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal arrest of George Floyd now face charges. Meanwhile, peaceful nationwide protests continue for a ninth straight day. We discuss that and more with Garrett Haake, Shaquille Brewster, Ali Velshi, Jo Ling Kent, Kimberly Atkins, Peter Baker, Jeremy Bash, Eugene Robinson. Brittany Packnett Cunningham, and David Plouffe.


Jun 04, 2020
Day 1,230: Biden hits Trump, says he won't 'fan the flames' of racial division
00:50:01

As protests following George Floyd's fatal arrest enter their eighth day and cities across the country institute curfews, Joe Biden speaks out against Trump's response to the growing national tensions. Ali Velshi, Shaquille Brewster, Gadi Schwartz, Jacob Ward, Jo Ling Kent, Alexi McCammond, Chief Andrew Mills, Michael Steele, Brittany Packett Cunningham, and Melissa Murray all join.

Jun 03, 2020
Day 1,229: Trump threatens to use the military on U.S. citizens
00:53:50

With protests still breaking out across the nation in the wake of George Floyd's fatal arrest, Trump is threatening to send the U.S. military into states to combat the demonstrations. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Cal Perry, Shaquille Brewster, Jo Ling Kent, Joe Fryer, Garrett Haake, Cornel West, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Frank FIgliuzzi, Keith Mayes, Donna Edwards, and more all join.

Jun 02, 2020
Day 1,226: Protests break out in cities across the nation after George Floyd's fatal arrest
01:00:26

From coast to coast, Americans took to the streets in protests and clashes with law enforcement after the fatal arrest of George Floyd in Minneapolis. One officer has now been arrested and charged with third degree murder in Floyd's killing. Ali Velshi, Morgan Chesky, Blayne Alexander, Cal Perry, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, DeRay McKesson, Bernard Kerik, Frank Figliuzzi, and more join for our coverage.

May 30, 2020
Day 1,225: Minneapolis police station burns as protests turn chaotic
01:30:44

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to spread, Minneapolis protests turn chaotic with fires breaking out in a police station and multiple other buildings. We're joined by our correspondents Ali Velshi and Morgan Chesky, as well as Kimberly Atkins, Sam Stein, John Heilemann, Eddie Glaude, Maya Wiley, Ben Jealous, and more.

May 29, 2020
Day 1,224: Trump attacks and deflects as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 100,000
00:43:33

On the day the confirmed U.S. death toll from the coronavirus reached the grim milestone of 100,000, the president spent his morning attacking the critics of his response and going after Twitter, voting-by-mail, and more, before heading to Florida and touring a NASA facility without wearing a face mask. We discuss that and much more with Jill Colvin, Anne Rimoin, Eugene Robinson, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Shaquille Brewster, David Jolly, and Ben Sherwood.

May 28, 2020
Day 1,223: Biden blasts mask averse Trump as a 'fool' as U.S. deaths near 100,000
00:44:56

With confirmed COVID-19 deaths in America nearing 100,000, the president continued his dismissal of masks and attacks on voting-by-mail as Joe Biden hit back against his Republican opponent. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, Dr. Kavita Patel, Jon Ralston Steve Schmidt, and Maya Wiley.

May 27, 2020
Day 1,219: Trump wants churches reopened as U.S. deaths near 100,000
00:43:48

Despite several COVID-19 outbreaks across the globe being tied to religious gatherings, Trump is pushing for states to reopen houses of worship calling them 'essential' as the U.S. death toll tops 96,000 people. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Anita Kumar, A.B. Stoddard, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Anne Rimoin, James Carville, and Eugene Robinson.

May 23, 2020
Day 1,218: Trump refuses mask in public as U.S. COVID-19 deaths top 95,000
00:45:08

With portions of Michigan dealing with flooding, Trump talked politics while refusing to wear a mask in front of the media while visiting a Ford facility in Michigan. Plus, what should we make of the latest CDC guidance on whether you can contract coronavirus from surfaces. We discuss that and more with Jonathan Lemire, Annie Karni, John Heilemann, Dr. Michael Olsterholm, Donna Edwards, and Elias Weiss Friedman.

May 22, 2020
Day 1,217: Trump says he'd change nothing about response as U.S. deaths near 94,000
00:44:11

As the U.S. coronavirus death toll nears 94,000 Americans, Trump says his government has done 'amazingly well' and would have done nothing differently. Plus, Joe Biden is leading the president by double digits in a new national poll. We discuss that and more with Tamara Keith, Robert Costa, Eugene Robinson, Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Dr. William Haseltine, Dr. Mario Ramirez, and Andrew Zimmern.

May 21, 2020
Day 1,216: Trump defends using unproven drug as senators grill Mnuchin on economy
00:44:05

Trump is defending his claimed use of the untested drug hydroxychloroquine as senators grilled Trump aides on unemployment and the economy that have taken a pummeling from the ongoing global pandemic. We discuss that and more with Ashley Parker, Sam Stein, Kimberly Atkins, Dr. Thomas McGinn, Josh Lederman, and Kate Andersen Brower all join.

May 20, 2020
Day: 1,215: Trump claims he's taking hydroxychloroquine as U.S. deaths top 91,000
00:45:22

The president says he's taking a drug his own FDA and a slew of medical experts advise against to try and ward off the coronavirus as more U.S. states reopen despite a continued increase in the nation's COVID-19 death toll. We discuss that and much more with Philip Rucker, Nancy Cook, Dr. Vin Gupta, Dr. Peter Salk, Steve Schmidt, Barton Gellman, and Beau Guyott.

May 19, 2020
Day 1,202: On his criticized COVID-19 response, Trump says he's had a lot of things going on
00:44:23

Trump left the White House for the first time in months traveling to Arizona to tour a face mask factory while not wearing a face mask against the factory's policy, and he sat down for an interview to push back against the criticism against the government's coronavirus response. We discuss that and more with Ashley Parker, Jeremy Bash, Anne Rimoin, Andy Slavitt, Steve Schmidt, and Chef José Andrés.

May 06, 2020
Day 1,201: Trump blames China as new forecast puts U.S. deaths at 135,000 by August
00:43:24

As new government documents and forecasts point to a higher coronavirus death toll, Trump is seeking to shift the blame to China as some states begin to open up across the country. We discuss that and more with Kimberly Atkins, Robert Costa, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Mayor Francis Suarez, Dr. Keren Landman, David Plouffe, and Walter Isaacson.

May 05, 2020
Day 1,198: Trump says U.S. coronavirus deaths will 'hopefully' stay under 100,000
00:43:47

Trump one said he hoped COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. would remain under 60,000. But as the death toll nears 65,000, he has revised that number up as his administration's response continues to be scrutinized. Plus, Joe Biden responds to the allegation of past sexual assault made against him. We discuss that and more with Susan Page, Jill Colvin, Dr. Michael Osterholm, Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-AR), Donna Edwards, Christopher Dickey, and Richard Engel.

May 02, 2020
Day 1,197: With 68,000+ dead, Trump calls U.S. govt. response 'spectacular'
00:44:54

The president says the government has done a 'spectacular job' responding to the coronavirus outbreak as the death toll in America keeps climbing as states take the lead on how to respond. Plus, how soon until we see a vaccine for COVID-19? Ashley Parker, Robert Costa, Ron Klain, Dr. Vin Gupta, Mayor Steven Fulop, Howell Raines, Eugene Robinson, and John Heilemann all join.

May 01, 2020
Day 1,196: Trump wrongly suggests virus will 'just go away' as U.S. deaths top 60,000
00:44:16

The president is now saying he thinks the coronavirus will just go away as the number of confirmed U.S. cases tops 1,300,000. Plus, the White House is predicting a swift economic restart despite experts forecasting a very slow return to normal. And Trump is reportedly angry over new internal polls that show him losing to Joe Biden. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Jill Colvin, Stephanie Ruhle, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Anne Rimoin, and Jonathan Lemire.

Apr 30, 2020
Day 1,195: Trump claims 'worst' of pandemic is over as U.S. deaths top 58,000
00:44:52

The president is still sounding upbeat despite a lack of testing and a growing COVID-19 death toll. He's also ordering meat processing plants remain open despite a growing number of outbreaks and death among workers. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Annie Karni, Sam Stein, Dr. Stephen Sample, Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA), and Bill Kristol.

Apr 29, 2020
Day 1,194: Trump takes no responsibility for 'disinfectant' controversy
00:44:38

As the confirmed U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic tops 56,000 people, Trump returned to the podium to speak to the press after a weekend of rage-tweeting after his 'disinfectant' controversy. We discuss that and more with Shannon Pettypiece, A.B. Stoddard, Jeremy Bash, Dr. Lipi Roy, Steve Schmidt, and Jon Meacham.

Apr 28, 2020
Day 1,191: Trump falsely claims injecting disinfectant remark was 'sarcastic'
00:44:29

After an intense rebuke, Trump tried to claim his comments about possibly treating coronavirus by injecting disinfectant or with heat and UV light were 'sarcastic,' but it's clear they were not. This comes as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 tops 51,000. Joining the show is Annie Karni, Robert Costa, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Eugene Robinson, and Douglas Brinkley.

Apr 25, 2020
MSNBC Coronavirus Special Report: Testing and the Road to Reopening
01:35:20

What will it take for America to get the testing needed to finally begin to reopen the nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Brian Williams, Nicolle Wallace, and Savannah Guthrie are joined by Bill Gates, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY), Dr. Michael Osterholm, Steve Kornacki, Michael Bloomberg, Anne Rimoin, Richard Engel, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Dr. Vin Gupta, Stephanie Gosk, and Jacob Ward.

Apr 24, 2020
Day 1,189: Trump spreads coronavirus misinformation as U.S. death toll tops 46,000
00:44:17

Flanked by doctors and scientists, the president held another marathon coronavirus briefing repeatedly saying things that are not true while saying Americans are 'excited' to reopen the nation as the pandemic continues to claim thousands of lives every day. Peter Baker, Ashley Parker, Michael Steel, Dr. Mario Ramirez, and Michael Moore all join to discuss that and more.

Apr 23, 2020
Day 1,188: Trump talks reopening U.S. as CDC warns of a second worse coronavirus wave
00:44:33

As several southern states look to ease restrictions and the president talks about putting the nation back to work, the head of the CDC warns things could get even worse with round two of COVID-19. We discuss that and more with Jonathan Karl, Kimberly Atkins, Dr. Kavita Patel, Cordelia Lynch, Donna Edwards, and John Heilemann.

Apr 22, 2020
Day 1,187: Trump says he'll win 2020 'in a landslide' as U.S. death toll tops 42,000
00:44:21

During a briefing ostensibly about the coronavirus pandemic at the White House, the president remained defiant over his government's response to the coronavirus and made a bold prediction about the November election. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Susan Page, Dr. Vin Gupta, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez, Dr. Andrew Artenstein, and Walter Isaacson.

Apr 21, 2020
Day 1,184: Trump tells three states to 'LIBERATE' as U.S. death toll tops 36,000
00:44:21

Trump is deflecting all blame amid the coronavirus pandemic response and renewed his fight with several states and governors as the death toll soars. We discuss that and even one piece of good news about shelter dogs during the pandemic with Annie Karni, Lanhee Chen, Anne Rimoin, Dr. Kevin Tabb, Jeremy Peters, Michael Beschloss, and Kelly Horan.

Apr 18, 2020
Day 1,183: Trump reveals reopening guidelines with just 1% of the U.S. tested
00:43:05

After saying he had 'total authority' over reopening the nation, Trump has now laid out guidelines for reopening he says states can follow as needed despite the fact there is still a huge lack of testing nationwide. Joining to discuss is Peter Baker, Robert Costa, Dr. Lipi Roy, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Michael Steele, Howell Raines, and Garrett Haake.

Apr 17, 2020
Day 1,182: Rosy outlook from Trump on coronavirus pandemic's deadliest day in U.S.
00:44:51

America just had its deadliest day yet in the COVID-19 pandemic, but Trump is seemingly pushing ahead with plans to reopen the nation which is reportedly being questioned by business leaders meant to be on his own economic council. Joining the program is Sam Stein, Anita Kumar, Dr. Stephen Sample, Daniel Doctoroff, Eugene Robinson, and Steve Schmidt.

Apr 16, 2020
Day 1,181: Trump halts WHO funds, eyes reopening U.S. as death toll rises
00:45:25

A combative Trump again used his coronavirus briefing to talk up his administration's response while deflecting blame and not discussing the devastating toll the pandemic is having on the nation. Plus, Barack Obama endorses Joe Biden in the 2020 campaign. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Jill Colvin, Anne Rimoin, David Plouffe, Robert Gibbs, and Jon Meacham.

Apr 15, 2020
Day 1,180: Trump shows propaganda trying to rewrite history of COVID-19 response
00:45:03

With the coronavirus death toll continuing to climb, Trump used his first briefing after Easter to attack the media and try to argue that his administration was swift to act in response to the pandemic. Joining us to discuss that and more is Ashley Parker, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Vin Gupta, Jeremy Bash, Ronald Klain, Nicholas Kristof, and Steve Kornacki.

Apr 14, 2020
Day 1,177: Trump lauds his coronavirus response as U.S. death toll hits a new high
00:43:45

As deaths spikes and governors warn of more tough days ahead, Trump talks up reopening the country and spreads misinformation at a marathon press conference at the White House. We discuss that and much more with Susan Page, Anita Kumar, Dr. Lipi Roy, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Bethany McLean, Jon Meacham, and SC elementary school principal Brian Williams.

Apr 11, 2020
Day 1,176: Trump lauds testing efforts, but under 1% of the U.S. has been checked
00:44:33

Talking up the job his administration has been doing, Trump noted that 2 million people in America have been tested for coronavirus. But in a country of 327 million, experts say that's not nearly enough. We discuss that and much more with Peter Baker, A.B. Stoddard, Dr. Jennifer Peña, Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, Austan Goolsbee, and Dr. Ebony Hilton all join.

Apr 10, 2020
Day 1,175: Trump says if under 100,000 Americans die from coronavirus he's done a good job
00:44:25

Bernie Sanders is ending his campaign for the Democratic nomination. Plus, the president continued to deflect blame over his administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak noting that if less than 100,000 people die in America, then it's a job well done. Kimberly Atkins, Donna Edwards, Dr. Wayne Riley, James Carville, Michael Steele, and Howell Raines all join the program.

Apr 09, 2020
Day 1,174: Trump says he downplayed coronavirus because he's America's cheerleader
00:45:19

Trump tried to pass blame to the World Health Organization and says he never say an aide's January memo warning about a potential coronavirus pandemic. Philip Rucker, Shannon Pettypiece, Dr. Amesh Adalja, Neil Barofsky, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Eugene Robinson, and Charlie Sykes all join to discuss that and much more.

Apr 08, 2020
Day 1,173: Trump demands praise as surgeon general warns of a ‘Pearl Harbor moment’
00:44:45

The U.S. Surgeon General issued a stark warning that the days ahead would be among the hardest this nation has seen due to the coronavirus outbreak as Trump demanded reporters praise him for the federal government's frequently criticized response. Richard Engel, Ashley Parker, Robert Costa, Anne Rimoin, Dr. Cory Deburghgraeve, John Heilemann, Cordelia Lynch, and Ted Widmer all join.

Apr 07, 2020
Day 1,170: Trump blasts states and fights with media as coronavirus deaths soar
00:44:11

Trump continued to blast states, fight with reporters, and flout the CDC's own new guidance on the coronavirus at the end of a relentless week. Plus Trump is telling Congress he is firing the inspector general who flagged the Ukraine whistleblower complaint that eventually led to the president's impeachment. Annie Karni, Robert Costa, Anne Rimoin, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Howell Raines, and Harvey Fineberg all join.

Apr 04, 2020
Day 1,169: Trump calls states 'complainers,' says federal govt. is just a 'backup'
00:44:05

The president blamed states for not having a reserve of medical supplies and said the federal government is just a 'backup' for states as governors plead for the Trump administration to streamline the coronavirus response. We discuss that and much more with Sam Stein, Dr. Vin Gupta, Shannon Pettypiece, Ron Klain, Karen Mills, Austan Goolsbee, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.

Apr 03, 2020
Day 1,168: U.S. coronavirus death toll is now higher than 9/11 terror attacks
00:44:08

Trump started his coronavirus briefing by talking up a Defense Dept. effort to stop narcotics from coming into the U.S. on the same day the death toll from COVID-19 surpassed the number who died in the September 11th terror attacks. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Anita Kumar, Robert Costa. Dr. Robert Gallo, Eugene Robinson, Michael Steele, Hansi Lo Wang, and John Thompson.

Apr 02, 2020
Day 1,167: Trump White House warns up to 240,000 in U.S. could die from coronavirus
00:44:35

Joe Biden joins to discuss the presidential campaign, how the coronavirus could alter it, and how the Trump administration is responding to the pandemic. Plus, at his latest press conference on the virus, Trump took a notably darker tone as his officials painted a dire portrait of the next few weeks in America. Also joining is Philip Rucker, Kimberly Atkins, Dr. Anne Rimoin, and Adm. James Stavridis.

Apr 01, 2020
Day 1,166: Trump backs off push to reopen as nation's coronavirus death toll nears 3,000
00:43:51

With the number of coronavirus cases in America now well over 160,000, the president is no longer talking about having the nation back open by Easter as states look the Washington for supplies and leadership. Stephanie Ruhle, Nancy Cook, Dr. Dahlia Rizk, Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO), Steve Kornacki, Mayor Treney Tweedy, and Bill Kristol all join.

Mar 31, 2020
Day 1,163: U.S. coronavirus cases top 100,000 as Trump demands praise from governors
00:43:57

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge across America, Trump took time at his briefing and on Twitter to go after the governors of Michigan and Washington as dire reports pour out of American hospitals. Susan Page, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Anne Rimoin, Ron Klain, Dr. Ashish Jha, and Tom Nichols all join.

Mar 28, 2020
Day 1,162: As U.S. tops global tally of coronavirus cases, Trump is at odds with reality
00:44:28

The president spent much of the day attacking governors and journalists and talking up his administration's coronavirus response as the number of confirmed U.S. cases but the nation ahead of every other country on Earth. Sam Stein, Anita Kumar, Lanhee Chen, Dr. Kavita Patel, fmr. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, and Eugene Robinson all join.

Mar 27, 2020
Day 1,161: Trump lauds coronavirus response amid reports of dire situations in hospitals
00:45:29

A defiant Trump patted himself on the back and attacked the media during a coronavirus briefing as a bipartisan chorus of governors cast doubt on his plans to open the country back up within a few weeks. Plus the Senate passes a $2 trillion coronavirus emergency relief bill. Peter Baker, Kimberly Atkins, Robert Costa, Michael Osterholm, John Barry, Robert Reich, and Nikki Fried all join.

Mar 26, 2020
Day 1,160: Trump wants 'packed churches' on Easter despite grim coronavirus warnings
00:44:34

The president is talking about opening up at least parts of the country by April 12 despite dire warnings on the coronavirus pandemic from states and health officials. Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Dr. Natalie Azar, Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ), Dr. Anne Rimoin, Tamara Keith, and Andrew Desiderio all join.

Mar 25, 2020
Day 1,159: Trump hints at early end to coronavirus restrictions as pandemic accelerates
00:42:31

Trump is reportedly becoming increasingly frustrated with the advice from the health officials on the White House coronavirus team and says 'we cannot let the cure be worse than the problem.' Meanwhile, Congress seems unable to reach an agreement on new legislation to deal with the economic ramifications of coronavirus. Joining the program is Nancy Cook, Melanie Zanona, Dr. Lipi Roy, Laurie Garrett, Gov. MIchelle Lujan Grisham, Eugene Robinson, and Ron Insana.

Mar 24, 2020
Day 1,156: U.S. coronavirus cases top 18,000 as states push Trump to act
00:44:38

A very difficult week for America comes to an end with tens of millions told to stay home due to the coronavirus and states pleading with the Trump administration to take immediate action. Plus what you should do if you think someone in your family has coronavirus. That and more with Ashley Parker, David Leonhardt, Dr. Tom Frieden, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Lt. Gen. RUssel Honoré, Jon Ralston, Jayde Powell, and MIke Pesca all join.

Mar 21, 2020
Day 1,155: U.S. coronavirus cases top 13,000 as Trump tells states to do more
00:45:25

As the coronavirus continues to spread Trump tells governors needing supplies 'we're not a shipping clerk,' and the Senate eyes another bill to help Americans. Shannon Pettypiece, Peter Baker, Dr. Joseph Mina, Dr. Anne Rimoin, Ron Klain, and Michael Steele all join. Plus, we share a report from NBC's Stephanie Gosk about the threat of coronavirus to health care workers in rural American towns.

Mar 20, 2020
Day 1,154: Trump signs aid bill as U.S. coronavirus cases surpass 8,600
00:44:42

The president signed the coronavirus aid package passed by Congress, but many lawmakers think much more will be needed. This comes as health care experts confirm the number of cases is still on the rise. Joining the show is Philip Rucker, Kimberly Atkins, Ian Bremmer, Stephanie Ruhle, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Amy Lee Pacholk, James Lewis, and Walter Isaacson.

Mar 19, 2020
Day 1,153: Coronavirus cases keep rising, and Biden wins three primaries against Sanders
00:47:03

Joe Biden handily won three primaries in Florida, Illinois, and Arizona, extending his delegate lead against Bernie Sanders as federal, state, and local officials continue to grapple in their response to the coronavirus pandemic. Steve Kornacki, Claire McCaskill, David Plouffe, Joy Reid, Jacob Ward, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, and more all join to discuss.

Mar 18, 2020
Day 1,152: Trump gives his own coronavirus response a 10 out of 10
00:41:00

In the parts of the nation hardest hit thus far by the coronavirus pandemic, everyday life has all but shutdown. The president is now recommending Americans stay in place as much as possible and says the pandemic could continue until July and August. Wall Street again suffered historic loses on Monday. Joining the program are Jonathan Lemire, Stephanie Ruhle, Dr. Amesh Adalja, Robert Costa, Andy Slavitt, and Clint Watts.

Mar 17, 2020
Day 1,149: Trump & Dems reach coronavirus relief deal as national emergency is declared
00:43:49

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Trump have reached a deal on a coronavirus relief bill just hours after the president declared a national emergency and refused to take any responsibility for delays in distributing tests across the country. Joining is Rep. Kim Schrier, Annie Karni, Jonathan Allen, Frank Figliuzzi, Dr. David Shulkin, Anita Kumar, Dr. Kavita Patel, Matt Bradley, and Keir Simmons.

Mar 14, 2020
Day 1,148: Coronavirus disrupts daily life as Trump fails to calm a nation on edge
00:44:02

With schools, churches, and public gatherings being closed across the nation and the economy getting worse, Trump's remarks on the coronavirus seemingly did nothing to bring the country some solace. We discuss all the implications, including what the pandemic is doing to the 2020 campaign with Alan Blinder, Susan Page, Peter Baker, Stephanie Ruhle, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Suzy Khimm, Mary Ann Ahern, Charlotte Alter, and Jon Meacham.

Mar 13, 2020
Day 1,147: Trump addresses a nation on edge as local officials lead on coronavirus
00:43:16

Trump address the nation from the Oval Office as cities shutdown schools. the NBA suspends its season, Americans start working from home, and Tom Hanks reveals he's tested positive for coronavirus. Joining us to discuss that and the latest on the 2020 campaign is Anita Kumar, Robert Costa, Austan Goolsbee, Dr. Amesh Adalja, Jacob Ward, Dave Zirin, Cornell Belcher, and Eliza Collins all join.

Mar 12, 2020
Day 1,145: Trump faces huge leadership crisis over coronavirus and the economy
00:43:38

Coronavirus fears and a fight over oil prices drove markets to a disastrous start to the week as the Trump administration continues to grapple with responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Plus, we preview the next round of primaries in the Democratic race. Ashley R. Parker, Philip Rucker, Nancy Cook, Stephanie Ruhle, Dr. Celine Gounder, Karine Jean-Pierre, and A.B. Stoddard.

Mar 10, 2020
Day 1,142: Trump praises coronavirus response as cases rack up and markets spiral
00:43:31

Trump contradicted other members of his administration on its coronavirus response as the number of cases confirmed continues to tick up and stock markets again went down. Plus, we discuss the next phase of the 2020 campaign. Joining us are Shannon Pettypiece, Jonathan Allen, Lanhee Chen, Maya Wiley, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, and Rep. Ro Khanna all join.

Mar 07, 2020
Day 1,141: Trump is not telling the truth about the coronavirus
00:42:09

As health officials confirm more and more cases of coronavirus in the U.S., Trump again went on FOX News for the second day in a row and spread misinformation about the outbreak. Plus, we look at the 2020 campaign for the Democrats now that Elizabeth Warren has gotten out of the race. Joining us are Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. John Torres, Mara Gay, Alexi McCammond, Robert Costa, and Dan Abrams.

Mar 06, 2020
Day 1,140: Trump turns his attacks on a resurgent Biden after Super Tuesday
00:44:43

Trump turned to FOX News to go on the attack against Joe Biden after the former VP had a hugely successful night on Super Tuesday. Plus we get the latest on the coronavirus and the Trump government's response. Joining the program are Elisabeth Bumiller, Annie Karni, Nancy Cook, David Plouffe, Christina Bellantoni, Errin Haines, Joseph Fair, and Josh King.

Mar 05, 2020
Day 1,138: Biden picks up endorsements as Trump holds a rally amid coronavirus spread
00:44:00

Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, and Beto O'Rourke all are endorsing Joe Biden ahead of Super Tuesday. Meanwhile, Trump holds a rally in North Carolina as his government grapples with its coronavirus response. Joining us are Carolyn Ryan, Peter Baker, Donna Edwards, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Ron Klain, Mike Murphy, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey all join.

Mar 03, 2020
BONUS: Introducing Into America
00:06:22

As a bonus for The 11th Hour listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Into America, a new podcast about politics, about policy, and the power that both have in shaping the lives of the American people. It is hosted by Trymaine Lee and features the journalists of NBC News.

For the first episode, Trymaine heads to East New York, a community that experienced more stops than any other part of New York City under Former Mayor Bloomberg’s stop and frisk policy. In order to have a real shot at the Democratic nomination, Bloomberg needs the support of Black voters. Days before announcing his candidacy, Bloomberg apologized for the policing tactic. But will his past decision to champion the use of stop and frisk hurt his chances?

Subscribe to Into America now: https://link.chtbl.com/7BcTGqT3?sid=description

Feb 29, 2020
Day 1,135: Trump calls coronavirus fear the Dems' 'new hoax' as more cases are confirmed
00:44:42

While fears and the number of coronavirus cases keep growing, Trump held a rally and Mike Pence - who the president put in charge of the government's response - held a fundraiser. Michael Moore, Dr. Celine Gounder, Susan Page, John Heilemann, Michael Moore, Steve Kornacki, and Addisu Demissie.

Feb 29, 2020
Day 1,134: Trump's handling of coronavirus 'could go off the rails'
00:43:59

The Washington Post was first to break the news of a whistleblower who says federal workers greeted evacuated Americans returning from the center of the coronavirus outbreak in China without proper training or infection control protection leading to questions about how Trump's team is handling the health crisis. Philip Rucker, Nancy Cook, Stephanie Ruhle, Andy Shain, Kathleen Sebelius, Beth Fouhy, and Basil Smikle.

Feb 28, 2020
Day 1,133: Trump attacks Dems & contradicts CDC with a false coronavirus outlook
00:43:58

During a press conference meant to calm public fears over the coronavirus, Trump played loose with the facts and attacked his political rivals. Plus we take a look back at what happened in the last Democratic debate before the South Carolina primary. Joining us are Dr. Natalie Azar, Annie Karni, Lanhee Chen, Norm Eisen, Maya Wiley, Rick Wilson, and Jill Wine-Banks.

Feb 27, 2020
Day 1,132: Democrats target Sanders, Trump & each other at fiery SC debate
01:02:52

The Democrats held their last debate before South Carolina and Super Tuesday and took turns hitting each other on policy while also targeting the president's leadership. Joining us are Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Tom Steyer, Eugene Robinson, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Lawrence O'Donnell, Robert Gibbs, Chris Matthews, James Carville, Steve Kornacki, Trymaine Lee, and more.

Feb 26, 2020
Day 1,131: Coronavirus fears tank markets but Trump says everything's under control
00:43:46

Despite the worst day on Wall Street in two years, Trump says don't worry about coronavirus and the stock markets are fine. Plus, we look at the latest news from the campaign trail ahead of the South Carolina Primary. Ashley Parker, Robert Costa, Shannon Pettypiece, Steve Schmidt, Clint Watts, Errin Haines, and Shaquille Brewster all join.

Feb 25, 2020
Day 1,128: Trump calls Russia's 2020 election interference a 'hoax' but it's very real
00:43:57

Bernie Sanders blasts Putin as The Washington Post breaks news that Russia is trying to help his campaign while Trump blasts news that Moscow's trying to get him re-elected as a 'hoax.' Plus we preview the Nevada Caucus and how Democrats are working to turn out the vote. Annie Karni, Catherine Lucey, Beth Fouhy, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Lily Adams, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Joseph Bustos all join to discuss.

Feb 22, 2020
Day 1,127: Trump is mad Dems know Russia is meddling to get him re-elected
00:43:34

Trump is reportedly angry that Congress was briefed on Russia's new efforts to meddle in the 2020 election to help Trump get re-elected, worried Democrats will use it against him. The New York Times was first to report this news later confirmed by NBC News. Peter Baker, Philip Rucker, Frank Figliuzzi, Shannon Pettypiece, Andrew Weissmann, Robert Costa, Errin Haines, and Alexis Coe all join.

Feb 21, 2020
Day 1,126: Democrats hit Trump & each other hard at fiery debate
00:53:10

The ninth Democratic debate held by MSNBC and NBC News was a bruising affair for Democrats with Donald Trump and debate newcomer Mike Bloomberg taking most of the heat. Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, and Elizabeth Warren join us to react along with Nicolle Wallace, Claire McCaskill, Jason Johnson, Lawrence O'Donnell, Chris Matthews, Steve Kornacki, and Katy Tur.

Feb 20, 2020
Day 1.125: Trump doles out pardons while Barr reportedly mulls quitting
00:44:05

Trump issues pardons and commutations as news breaks that Bill Barr has indicated he could quit over Trump's tweets. Plus, the latest NBC News/WSJ poll gives Bernie Sanders a big national lead ahead of the Democratic debate and caucus in Nevada. Matt Zapotosky, Elisabeth Bumiller, Jeremy Bash, Jason Johnson, Julia Ioffe, and Charlotte Alter all join.

Feb 19, 2020
Day 1,124: Bolton speaks out and calls grow for Barr to resign
00:44:21

John Bolton speaks out about his time in the Trump White House and thousands of fmr. DOJ employees say Trump's attorney general William Barr should quit. Plus, Democrats are now just hours from the MSNBC Debate in Nevada. With us is Katie Benner, Anita Kumar, Carol Lee, Rick Wilson, Jill Wine-Banks, Tamara Keith, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, and Azi Paybarah all join.

Feb 18, 2020
Day 1,121: Trump's DOJ drops McCabe case, will have Flynn case investigated
00:44:32

With Trump's influence in question, the department of Justice is having the case against Flynn investigated & the case against McCabe dropped. Plus Democrats continue to try to drum up support in Nevada and South Carolina ahead of the next round of voting. Joining us is Susan Page, Philip Rucker, Josh Gerstein, Frank Figliuzzi, Jonathan Allen, Errin Haines, Fred Kaplan, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.

Feb 15, 2020
Day 1,120: Barr admits Stone case intervention, complains about Trump's tweets
00:43:29

In a new interview, Trump's attorney general Bill Barr tells ABC News that he did get involved in the Roger Stone case and says Trump's tweets make it 'impossible' to do his job. Plus, the Democrats descend on Nevada with an MSNBC debate and another caucus on the horizon. Peter Baker, Nancy Cook, Robert Costa, Jonathan Lemire, Garrett Haake, Alexi McCammond, and Stephanie Ruhle all join.

Feb 14, 2020
Day 1,119: Trump tests the rule of law on a campaign of retribution
00:44:25

Trump thanks Attorney General William Barr for intervening in the Roger Stone case in a move that's 'stunned' Washington according to one report. Plus, we look at what we learned from the Democratic primary in New Hampshire. Ashley Parker, Katie Benner, Paul Butler, Andrew Weissmann, Mara Gay, John Heilemann, and John A. Farrell all join us.

Feb 13, 2020
Day 1,117: Trump comes to New Hampshire to try to upstage the Democrats
00:43:01

On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, Trump holds a rally in the middle of it all while a new national poll shows the Democratic race in flux. Meanwhile, AG Barr confirms the DOJ is getting materials from Trump attorney Giuliani on Ukraine. Joining us is Philip Rucker, Andrea Mitchell, Jonathan Swan, Jason Johnson, Shannon Pettypiece, A.B. Stoddard, and Cal Perry all join.

Feb 11, 2020
Day 1,114: President Payback fires Ukraine witnesses Vindman and Sondland
00:43:49

Trump has fired two key officials who provided critical testimony during the House inquiry into the president's conduct with Ukraine. Peter Baker joins to discuss. We discuss that, plus the latest news from the Democratic field with Peter Baker, Ashley Parker, Carol Leonnig, Rick Wilson, Steve Kornacki, Donna Edwards, Jon Ralston, and Jonathan Allen.

Feb 08, 2020
Day 1,113: Swearing and rambling, Trump lashes out after impeachment acquittal
00:43:03

Swearing, rambling, and name-calling, Trump lashes out after impeachment acquittal attacking the faiths of both Nancy Pelosi and Mitt Romney. We discuss that and more with Frank Figliuzzi, Anita Kumar, Peter Baker, Berit Berger, John Heilemann, Alexi McCammond, Ali Vitali, and Michael McFaul.

Feb 07, 2020
Day 1,112: Team Trump blasts Romney as a 'coward' for historic impeachment vote
00:43:39

Trump is acquitted, but Mitt Romney joined the Democrats voting to remove the president from office. And Trump loyalists are already hitting back. Annie Karni, Nancy Cook, Jeremy Bash, Joe Donnelly, Steve Kornacki, Shaquille Brewster, Mike Memoli, and Bill Kristol all join.

Feb 06, 2020
Day 1,111: As Iowa counts, Pelosi tears up Trump's State of the Union speech
00:40:40

Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to the president's reality show-style State of the Union speech by tearing the text in half as the Iowa caucus results continue to trickle in after a day of chaos. Rachel Maddow, Claire McCaskill, Jason Jones, Chris Matthews, Robert Costa, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Stephanie Ruhle, Michael Steele, Eugene Robinson, Steve Kornacki, and Cody Keenan all join.

Feb 05, 2020
Day 1,107: Senate Republicans block Trump impeachment witnesses as yet another Bolton bombshell drops.
00:43:45

As Republicans vote to keep any witnesses from testifying in the Trump impeachment trial, there's more bad news from John Bolton's book for the president and his attorney comes out. We discuss that and more with Michael Schmidt, Peggy Noonan, David Jolly, Barbara McQuade, Tarini Parti, Jonathan Allen, and Jon Meacham.

Feb 01, 2020
Day 1,106: Sen. Alexander a no, Sen. Collins a yes on Trump trial witnesses
00:45:11

The vote counting begins as the Senate wraps up the question phase in the Trump impeachment trial ahead of a critical vote over hearing new witnesses. Brian Williams is joined by Rachel Maddow, Claire McCaskill, Chuck Rosenberg, Maya Wiley, Michael Steele, Mara Gay, Jonathan Lemire, Peter Baker, Geoff Bennett, Charlie Sykes, and Katy Tur.

Jan 31, 2020
Day 1,105: Senators finally get their say in the Trump impeachment trial
00:41:07

After days of listening, senators finally got their chance to ask questions during the Trump impeachment trial. Plus, the Trump team's defense of the president continues to rile Democrats and legal experts. Joining us are Michael Steele, Dahlia Lithwick, Jason Johnson, Sen. Chris Murphy, Sen. Chris Coons, Shannon Pettypiece, A. B. Stoddard, and Mike Murphy all join.

Jan 30, 2020
Day 1,104: Huge push for impeachment witnesses as Team Trump wraps up defense
00:43:56

Mitch McConnell reportedly does not have the votes to stop witnesses from being called in the Trump impeachment trial in the Senate as the president's defense team ends arguments. We discuss that and more with Kimberly Atkins, Ashley Parker, Jeremy Bash, Ron Klain, Frank Figliuzzi, Katy Tur, and Shaquille Brewster.

Jan 29, 2020
Day 1,103: Bolton bombshells overshadow Team Trump's impeachment defense
00:43:27

The New York Times drops its second bombshell report about John Bolton's book in two days overshadowing the Trump defense in the Senate impeachment trial. Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker, Anita Kumar, Steve Kornacki, Michael Schmidt, Robert Costa, Bill Nelson, and Andrew Kirtzman all join.

Jan 28, 2020
BONUS: So You Wanna Be President? with Chris Matthews
00:31:34

Lesson one: win Iowa. An astounding number of Democrats and Republicans won their party's nomination after winning first in the Iowa caucuses—but America's first battleground hasn't always been a priority for campaigns. Jimmy Carter was the first to realize that a win there could propel a candidate into the national spotlight.

Chris Matthews examines Carter's approach to the 1972 campaign with Gerry Rafshoon, who handled political advertising for the candidate, and veteran journalist Judy Woodruff, who covered the campaign in her early years with NBC.

Jan 27, 2020
Day 1,100: In newly released audio Trump appears to order Yovanovitch's firing
00:43:41

House Democrats closed their impeachment trial arguments with an explicit call for Trump's removal as audio tape that appears to include Trump ordering aides to "get rid" of Amb. to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is published by ABC News. Mara Gay, Jill Wine-Banks, Jessica Roth, Bill Kristol, Elise Jordan, Susan Page, and Michael Beschloss all join.

Jan 25, 2020
Day 1,099: Schiff tells senators, "If right doesn't matter, we are lost"
00:43:29

House impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff ends his second day of arguments in the Trump impeachment trial in the Senate with an emotional plea to senators. We discuss it all with Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Chris Coons, Sen. Angus King, fmr. Sen. Claire McCaskill, Eugene Robinson, Berit Berger, and Jonathan Lemire.

Jan 24, 2020
Day 1,098: What we learned on day one of Trump impeachment trial arguments
00:43:13

At the conclusion of the first day of arguments in the Trump Senate impeachment trial, what did we learn from the Democrats making the case against the president? Joyce Vance, Maya Wiley, Chuck Rosenberg, Jason Johnson, Claire McCaskill, Russ Feingold, and Andrew Kirtzman all join.

Jan 23, 2020
Day 1,096: Democrats and GOP fight over Trump impeachment rules
00:43:15

The trial's opening arguments begin Wednesday on a compressed timeline, which Democrats protested along with the decision not to automatically admit House evidence. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Nancy Cook, Jeremy Bash, Ron Klain, Maya Wiley, and Rick Wilson.

Jan 21, 2020
Day 1,093: Dems drop new evidence tightening Trump's link to Lev Parnas
00:43:46

Just hours before the Senate is due to hear opening arguments in the Trump impeachment trial, House Democrats release new Lev Parnas evidence further complicating the president's case. Plus, Trump is assembling his made-for-TV impeachment legal team. Joining the program are Josh Lederman, Susan Page, Jonathan Allen, Melanie Zanona, Paul Butler, Adm. James Stavridis, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Joanne Freeman.

Jan 18, 2020
Day 1,092: Senate begins Trump impeachment as Giuliani cohort Parnas makes new allegations
00:44:05

With the Chief Justice looking on, the Senate swears to do 'impartial justice' in the impeachment trial of Pres. Trump as Lev Parnas speaks out making more allegations against the president. Ashley Parker, Annie Karni, Shannon Pettypiece, Tamara Keith, Barbara McQuade, Andrea Bernstein, and Mara Gay all join to discuss that and more.

Jan 17, 2020
Day 1,091: House Dems send impeachment charges to Senate
00:43:50

Speaker Pelosi sends charges against Trump to the Senate, paving the way for a trial. At the same time, House investigators release more evidence in the impeachment case. Indicted Giuliani associate Lev Parnas tells Rachel Maddow Trump was fully aware of his effort to dig up dirt on Joe Biden. Meanwhile, the pressure to call witnesses at the impeachment trial grows. Robert Costa, Anita Kumar, Joyce Vance, Jon Meacham, Michael McFaul, Nicholas Kristof, and Sheryl Wudunn join.

Jan 16, 2020
Day 1,090: Democrats debate as new impeachment evidence is released
00:53:30

Six Democratic candidates for president participated in their last debate before the Iowa Caucuses. And we are starting to see the contents of the cell phone and files of Lev Parnas, and what appears to be the full-on surveillance of our own U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. Claire McCaskill, Eugene Robinson, Robert Costa, Alicia Menedez, David Plouffe, Lawrence O'Donnell, Steve Kornacki, Jason Johnson, and Chris Matthews join.

Jan 15, 2020
DAY 1,089: New questions about Russia and Trump as he faces trial in the Senate
00:43:22

One day before Speaker Pelosi meets with Democrats to finalize the transfer of impeachment articles, new reporting reveals Moscow’s cyberattack on the firm linked to the Ukraine scandal. Peter Baker, Jill Colvin, Philip Rucker, Maya Wiley, Alexi McCammond, Jason Johnson, and Rick Wilson join.

Jan 14, 2020
Day 1,086: Pelosi clears way for Trump’s impeachment trial to begin
00:44:58
Jan 11, 2020
Day 1,085: Trump offers new defense for strike on Iranian general
00:43:15
Jan 10, 2020
Day 1,084: Lawmakers split over intel as Trump backs away from fight with Iran
00:43:30

Some Republicans are blasting the intelligence briefing they got over Soleimani's assassination as Trump seems to walk back from more violence with Tehran. Joining us is Elisabeth Bumiller, Ashley Parker, Garrett Haake, Adm. James Stavridis, Andrew Desiderio, Michael Steele, Berit Berger, and Eugene Robinson.

Jan 09, 2020
Day 1,083: Iran strikes back hitting Iraqi base housing U.S. forces
00:52:48

After hitting an Iraqi base holding U.S. forces, Iran is telling the United States if it does not strike back there will be no further hostilities. The White House has not responded in the immediate aftermath. Richard Engel, Ali Arousi, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Philip Rucker, Brett McGurk, Ayman Mohyeldin, Andrea Mitchell, Courtney Kube, Steve Schmidt, Robert Costa, Amb. Christopher Hill, and John Brennan all join.

Jan 08, 2020
Day 1,082: Chaos and confusion from the Pentagon as Trump goes off on Iran
00:44:12

The Pentagon sent mixed messages over whether U.S. forces were moving out of Iraq as Trump and Tehran continue to trade fiery rhetoric after the president ordered the assassination of Iran's military leader. Jeremy Bash, Greg Miller, Nancy Cook, Frank Figliuzzi, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Barbara McQuade, Donna Edwards, and Rick Wilson all join.

Jan 07, 2020
Day 1,079: Iran vows 'revenge' after Trump-ordered killing of military leader
00:43:39

Amid reports of another airstrike in Iraq, Iran is vowing 'revenge' on the United States after Trump ordrered the assassination of its military leader, Qassem Soleimani. Plus, the stalemate over impeachment continues in the Senate. We discuss that and more with Ali Arouzi, Peter Baker, Susan Page, Col. Jack Jacobs, Rukmini Callimachi, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Mieke Eoyang, and Jonathan Allen all join.

Jan 04, 2020
Day 1,078: Trump's Pentagon confirms the U.S. killed Iran's military leader
00:43:18

Qassem Suleimani's death could dramatically increase tensions between the U.S. and Iran, which were already heightened by the New Year's attacks on the American Embassy compound. We discuss more with Clint Watts, Ali Arouzi, Robert Costa, Anita Kumar, Fred Kaplan, John Harris, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, and Courtney Kube all join.

Jan 03, 2020
Day 1,072: Impeachment and the campaign trail await Trump in 2020
00:42:11

An election year and an impeachment trial in the Senate promises to get the New Year off to a wild start in Washington. We discuss that and much more with Joyce Vance, Jonathan Lemire, Beth Fouhy, Gordon Chang,  Basil Smikle, and Phil Elliott.

Dec 28, 2019
Day 1,071: Are there cracks in Trump's impeachment firewall in the Senate?
00:43:59

Trump lashed out at Democrats right after the Christmas holiday, but are Republicans falling in line on impeachment in the Senate? We look at the latest reporting. Plus, the FBI is reportedly looking into Republican Matt Bevin of Kentucky after multiple controversial pardons. Michael Crowley, Lanhee Chen, Jackie Alemany, Chuck Rosenberg, Niall Stanage, and A.B. Stoddard all join.

Dec 27, 2019
Day 1,068: Docs reveal new timeline on Trump's call and Ukraine aid
00:43:29

Newly revealed documents are shedding new light on the time between Trump's Ukraine phone call and when aid to Ukraine's military was withheld. We discuss and that and more with Jill Colvin, Jon Meacham, Barbara McQuade, Adm. James Stavridis, John McWhorter, and Jason Johnson.

Dec 24, 2019
Day 1,065: Impeached Trump grabs a military photo-op before his holiday vacation
00:43:43

Blasting impeachment, Democrats, and more, a newly impeached Trump used the power of his office to get a military photo-op before heading to his Florida club for the holidays. Jeremy Bash, Lanhee Chen, Susan Page, Anita Kumar, Rick Wilson, Joyce Vance, and Michael Beschloss all join.

Dec 21, 2019
Day 1,064: Democrats clash and hit Trump and raucous sixth debate
00:47:15

MSNBC's Brian Williams walks us through the sixth Democratic debate which started as a quiet affair but became heated up to include some fierce shots between candidates and toward Trump. Eugene Robinson, Jason Johnson, Claire McCaskill, Steve Kornacki, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and more join our coverage.

Dec 20, 2019
Day 1,063: The U.S. House of Representatives has impeached President Trump
00:45:47

The House votes to impeach Pres. Trump, largely along party lines, as Trump holds a marathon wild campaign rally even suggesting a dead Democratic congressman may be looking up from Hell. With us for this history-making night, Peter Baker, Annie Karni, Jeremy Bash, Barbara McQuade, Nancy Cook, Mara Gay, Jonathan Lemire, and Jon Meacham.

Dec 19, 2019
Article II: Trump is Impeached
00:16:10

It was a historic day for Washington and for the country. The House of Representatives voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on two articles, abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. There was not a single Republican defector to vote for impeachment, and just four Democrats broke ranks with their party. 

Steve Kornacki analyzes what Wednesday’s vote means for our politics and our country and asks what the future of impeachment holds. 

For by-the-minute updates on impeachment, follow along with NBC News’ Live Blog: 

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/trump-impeachment-inquiry/live-blog/trump-impeachment-inquiry-live-updates-latest-news-n1065706 

Dec 19, 2019
Day 1,062: Pelosi calls Trump's wild impeachment letter to her 'really sick'
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On the day before he faces impeachment in the House, Trump sent a wild and rambling letter to Speaker Pelosi invoking the Founding Fathers and the Salem witch trials. We discuss that and more with Elisabeth Bumiller, Kimberly Atkins, David Jolly, Frank Figliuzzi, Maya Wiley, and Rick Wilson.

Dec 18, 2019
Day 1,061: Dems' full impeachment report says Trump 'betrayed' the nation
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With just hours before a historic vote likely to be in favor of impeaching the president, Democrats release their full impeachment report accusing Trump of betraying the nation. Plus, did Giuliani just confess to something else on television? We talk to Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, A.B. Stoddard, Paul Butler, Robert Costa, Leigh Ann Caldwell, and Peter Bergen.

Dec 17, 2019
Day 1,058: Trump explodes on Dems as House Judiciary recommends impeachment
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Trump calls Democrats the "Party of Hate" after the House Judiciary Committee votes to recommend impeachment. Plus, what's Rudy Giuliani up to now? We discuss that and more with Jonathan Lemire, Jeremy Peters, Annie Karni, Michael Mcfaul, Barbara McQuade, Jon Meacham, and Karine Jean-Pierre.

Dec 14, 2019
Day 1,057: Chaos reigns after marathon Trump impeachment debate comes to surprise end
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After sharp jabs and plenty of finger-pointing, a dramatic day of Trump impeachment debate on the Hill ends in dramatic fashion as Chairman Jerry Nadler surprises Republicans with an abrupt end to the proceedings. Maya Wiley, Rick Wilson, Joyce Vance, Ron Klain, Kurt, Jonathan Allen, Jonathan Alter, Kurt Bardella, and Cal Perry all join.

Dec 13, 2019
Day 1,056: House Judiciary Committee debates impeachment
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Lawmakers work late into the night debating the Democrats’ case against President Trump. Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Mieke Eoyang, Chuck Rosenberg, Eugene Robinson, Mike Murphy, and Garrett Haake join.

Dec 12, 2019
Day 1,055: AG Barr defends Trump as Dems reveal articles of impeachment
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The president's loyal attorney general is defending him as Democrats reveal two impeachment articles and say Trump should be removed from office. We talk to Carol Leonnig, Michael Schmit, Jeremy Bash, Frank Figliuzzi, Paul Butler, Jason Johnson, Bill Kristol, and Samantha Power.

Dec 11, 2019
Day 1,054: Dems are hours away from unveiling Trump articles of impeachment
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Democrats plan to announce two articles of impeachment - abuse of power and obstruction of Congress - against Pres. Trump on Tuesday. We discuss that and more with Katie Benner, Nancy Cook, Robert Costa, Joyce Vance, Andrew Kirtzman, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.

Dec 10, 2019
Day 1,051: Trump takes a pass on taking part in impeachment's next phase
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With the realization that impeachment is coming, the White House takes another pass on as Pelosi prepares her party for another historic week on the Hill. Discussing that and much more is Annie Karni, Melanie Zanona, Susan Page, Karine Jean-Pierre, Rick Wilson, Kate Bennett, and Jill Wine-Banks.

Dec 07, 2019
Day 1,050: Okaying Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says democracy is at stake
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Nancy Pelosi instructs her committee chairmen to move forward on articles of impeachment against the president and knocks down a question "hate" being her motive. Plus, a dramatic moment on the trail for Joe Biden. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Jill Colvin, Garrett Haake, Berit Berger, and Mara Gay.

Dec 06, 2019
Day 1,049: Giuliani meets with Ukrainians as new impeachment hearings begin
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As the Trump impeachment enters a new phase on Capitol Hill, Rudy Giuliani is back in Europe interviewing fmr. Ukrainian prosecutors according to The New York Times. Plus, Trump gets into another spat on the world stage. That and more with Mieke Eoyang, Jeremy Bash, Anita Kumar, Barbara McQuade, Eugene Robinson, Mike Murphy, and Jon Meacham.

Dec 05, 2019
Day 1,048: Trump blasts impeachment at NATO on the eve of new Hill hearings
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Democrats on House Intel have released a direct and damning report accusing Trump of placing "personal and political interests above the national interests of the United States." Plus, the Democratic field gets smaller and much more. With us is Shannon Pettypiece, Maya Wiley, Lanhee Chen, Franklin Foer, Julia Ioffe, John Heilemann, and Ruth Marcus.

Dec 04, 2019
Day 1,047: House Intel is about to publicly release Trump impeachment report
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As the House Intelligence Cmte. gets ready to pass the Trump investigation over to the House Judiciary Cmte., impeachment investigators on the Hill plan to publicly release their report. We discuss that and much more with Kimberly Atkins, Frank Figliuzzi, Robert Costa, Neal Katyal, A.B. Stoddard, and Carol Lee.

Dec 03, 2019
Day 1,042: Legal jeopardy grows for Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani
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The latest claim against Rudy Giuliani is he sought a six-figure fortune from Ukraine's government while he was there working for Trump. That and much more with Annie Karni, Katie Benner, Jonathan Allen, Paul Butler, Karine Jean-Pierre, David Jolly, and Jon Meacham.

Nov 28, 2019
Day 1,041: What did the president know, and when did he know it?
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The New York Times reports that Trump was briefed on the whistleblower's complaint before he released that congressionally approved military aid to Ukraine. Plus, how is Russia covering the Trump presidency? We get an exclusive report. Kimberly Atkins, Michael Schmidt, Jeremy Bash, Mimi Rocah, Clint Watts, John Harwood, Alexi McCammond, and Michael Steele all join.

Nov 27, 2019
Day 1,040: Ruling Don McGahn must testify, judge says presidents aren't kings
00:44:17

A federal judge issued a ruling that may make it tougher for Team Trump to keep their people out of courtrooms and hearing rooms. Plus Mike Bloomberg gets into the Democratic race. We discuss that and more with Ashley Parker, Barbara McQuade, Peter Baker, Philip Rucker, Col. Jack Jacobs, Mara Gay, and Azi Paybarah.

Nov 26, 2019
Day 1,037: State Dept. Ukraine docs show links between Giuliani, Pompeo, Oval Office
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State Dept. documents on Ukraine released after a Freedom of Information Act request from an ethics watchdog group appear to show links between Rudy Giuliani, Mike Pompeo, and the Oval Office. Plus, Trump is still floating a conspiracy theory about Ukraine that came from Russia. Peter Baker, Melanie Zanona, Joyce Vance, Adj. James Stavridis, Steve Kornacki, and Phil Elliott all join.

Nov 23, 2019
Day 1,036: Two public servants speak truth to Congress about Trump and Ukraine
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Fmr. White House aide Fiona Hill and foreign service officer David Holmes went to the Hill taking on false narratives about Russia and laying out the details about what the president, Rudy Giuliani, and Gordon Sondland were up to in Ukraine. Philip Rucker, Kimberly Atkins, Frank Figliuzzi, Maya Wiley, Eugene Robinson, and Mike Murphy all join the program.

Nov 22, 2019
Day 1,035: Democrats debate after explosive Trump impeachment testimony
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We get full reaction to the MSNBC-Washington Post Democratic Debate and the latest explosive Trump impeachment hearing testimony. Joining the program are Chris Matthews, Joy Reid, Lawrence O'Donnell, Michael Moore, Steve Kornacki, Eugene Robinson, Claire McCaskill, and many more.

Nov 21, 2019
Democratic presidential primary debate, November 20, 2019
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Cory Booker, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, and Tom Steyer engage in the fifth 2020 Democratic primary debate for the presidential nomination.

Nov 21, 2019
Day 1,034: Day 3 of Impeachment hearings brings four witnesses to the Hill
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Four witnesses appear for a nine hour double-header of impeachment hearings; lawmakers get ready to question a Trump ally-turned-ambassador who’s at the center of the Ukraine scandal; the White House attacks an impeachment witness who’s an Iraq war veteran and a Purple Heart recipient; plus: what to look for as the public hearing move into day 4 on Capitol Hill. Jeremy Bash, Elisabeth Bumiller, Jonathan Lemire, Barbara McQuade, Gen. Barry McCaffrey and Andrew Desiderio all join.

Nov 20, 2019
Day 1,033: Nine witnesses to testify in week two of Trump impeachment
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What's on the line for the president as the impeachment proceedings on the Hill heat up in the inquiry's second week, and what will the slew of new witnesses reveal. Plus exclusive reporting on what to expect from Russia in 2020. Joining us are Peter Baker, Mieke Eoyang, Katie Benner, Chuck Rosenberg, Clint Watts, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Rick Wilson all join.

Nov 19, 2019
Day 1,030: New details emerge after marathon impeachment testimony
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A marathon day of testimony in the Impeachment investigation sees the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine describe how Trump’s allies carried out a smear campaign against her ; a senior official in the State Department says he overheard Trump ask if Ukraine was “going to do the investigations” into his political rivals ; plus: Trump ally and adviser Roger Stone is convicted in federal court. Jeremy Bash, Melanie Zanona, Amb. Michael McFaul, Barbara McQuade, Jon Meacham, Joanne Freeman all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2019
Day 1,029: Another Trump aide is ready to break ranks and talk impeachment
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Just hours before Trump impeachment hearings resume, late word breaks that a federal budget employee will defy the Trump White House and talk impeachment. Plus, Rudy Giuliani's legal woes seem to keep growing and the Democratic 2020 field gets bigger... again. Peter Baker, Tamara Keith, Philip Rucker, Berit Berger, Jason Johnson, and Rick Wilson all join the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2019
Day 1,028: Day one of impeachment hearings breaks news about another Trump call
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Impeachment hearing day one testimony featured two veteran diplomats who Democrats called on to lay out their case against the president, including news we had not heard before about another Trump call. We discuss that and more with Michael Crowley, Mimi Rocah, Frank Figliuzzi, Michael McFaul, Andrea Bernstein, Andrew Desiderio, and Malcolm Nance.
Nov 14, 2019
Day 1,028: Day one of impeachment hearings breaks news about another Trump call
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Impeachment hearing day one testimony featured two veteran diplomats who Democrats called on to lay out their case against the president, including news we had not heard before about another Trump call. We discuss that and more with Michael Crowley, Mimi Rocah, Frank Figliuzzi, Michael McFaul, Andrea Bernstein, Andrew Desiderio, and Malcolm Nance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2019
Day 1,027: Trump remains defiant hours before public impeachment hearing
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The Trump White House and Capitol Hill brace for the start of historic public Trump impeachment hearings as the headlines keep breaking. We get all the latest reporting head of the historic day on the Hill. Joining the program are Carol Leonnig, Robert Costa, Shannon Pettypiece, Barbara McQuade, Eugene Robinson, A.B. Stoddard, and Christopher Dickey.
Nov 13, 2019
Day 1,027: Trump remains defiant hours before public impeachment hearing
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The Trump White House and Capitol Hill brace for the start of historic public Trump impeachment hearings as the headlines keep breaking. We get all the latest reporting head of the historic day on the Hill. Joining the program are Carol Leonnig, Robert Costa, Shannon Pettypiece, Barbara McQuade, Eugene Robinson, A.B. Stoddard, and Christopher Dickey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2019
Day 1,026: New transcripts released hours before Trump impeachment hearings
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Capitol Hill investigators put out even more transcripts from closed-door impeachment proceedings detailing more evidence about Trump's efforts to influence Ukraine. Plus, is the White House still without a strategy to react to the public impeachment hearings. We discuss that and more with Jeremy Bash, Annie Karni, Anita Kumar, Maya Wiley, Clint Watts, Jonathan Allen, and Kurt Bardella.
Nov 12, 2019
Day 1,026: New transcripts released hours before Trump impeachment hearings
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Capitol Hill investigators put out even more transcripts from closed-door impeachment proceedings detailing more evidence about Trump's efforts to influence Ukraine. Plus, is the White House still without a strategy to react to the public impeachment hearings. We discuss that and more with Jeremy Bash, Annie Karni, Anita Kumar, Maya Wiley, Clint Watts, Jonathan Allen, and Kurt Bardella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2019
Day 1,023 Trump facing live impeachment hearings
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The White House is days away from public televised impeachment hearings In Congress, as new testimony released today implicates the WH acting chief of staff as well as Rudy Giuliani in the Ukraine scandal. Plus billionare and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg files official paperwork to appear on the Democratic primary ballot in one state. John Heilemann, Katie Benner, Andrew Desiderio, Chuck Rosenberg, Mara Gay, Amie Parnes, and Rick Wilson join.
Nov 09, 2019
Day 1,023 Trump facing live impeachment hearings
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The White House is days away from public televised impeachment hearings In Congress, as new testimony released today implicates the WH acting chief of staff as well as Rudy Giuliani in the Ukraine scandal. Plus billionare and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg files official paperwork to appear on the Democratic primary ballot in one state. John Heilemann, Katie Benner, Andrew Desiderio, Chuck Rosenberg, Mara Gay, Amie Parnes, and Rick Wilson join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2019
Day 1,022 A new book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as a "danger to the nation"
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A new book by an unnamed author described only as “a senior official in the Trump administration” paints a chilling portrait of the president; newly released testimony from a top State Department official shows he questioned the legality of the Ukraine pressure campaign; former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg appears to be preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary and is expected to file paperwork this week; one-time Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to defy Trump and run for his old Senate seat in Alabama and acting White House chief of staff is subpoenaed to testify before Congress. Jill Colvin, Phil Rucker, Peter Baker, Berit Berger, Stephanie Ruhle and Michael Steele all join.
Nov 08, 2019
Day 1,022 A new book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as a "danger to the nation"
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A new book by an unnamed author described only as “a senior official in the Trump administration” paints a chilling portrait of the president; newly released testimony from a top State Department official shows he questioned the legality of the Ukraine pressure campaign; former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg appears to be preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary and is expected to file paperwork this week; one-time Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to defy Trump and run for his old Senate seat in Alabama and acting White House chief of staff is subpoenaed to testify before Congress. Jill Colvin, Phil Rucker, Peter Baker, Berit Berger, Stephanie Ruhle and Michael Steele all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2019
Day 1,021: Democrats announce public hearings for impeachment probe
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Day 1,021 House Democrats set a date for public, televised impeachment hearings while Republicans attempt to settle on a single line of defense for the President; a key Trump’s ally on Capitol Hill blocks an effort to back whistleblower protections; on Day 1 of the Roger Stone trial the government links Trump to 2016 efforts to get stolen Democratic emails. Shannon Pettypiece, Sam Stein, Mimi Rocah, Michael McFaul, Josh Gerstein, Jason Johnson, Lanhee Chen all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2019
Day 1,020: Key impeachment witness changes testimony, describes quid pro quo
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A Trump ally and key witness in the impeachment probe changes his testimony and details a quid pro quo involving military aid to Ukraine; Sen. Rand Paul escalates his threat to unmask the whistleblower even as some of his colleagues reject the idea. Philip Rucker, Robert Costa, Barbara McQuade, Jonathan Lemire, Vaughn Hillyard, Tim O’Brien, and Eugene Robinson all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2019
Day 1019: Impeachment witness lays out White House campaign against her
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Newly released transcripts of testimony from a key impeachment witness reveal the former US ambassador to Ukraine believes there was a White House campaign to oust her; Trump launches new attacks on the whistleblower, calling for his or her name to be released and insisting that they testify.        Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 05, 2019
Day 1,016: Why Trump's White House wants details of 'perfect' call under wraps
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Five weeks in to the Trump impeachment inquiry, changing tactics and moving goalposts, but no clear strategy to fight back from the White House. Plus, Beto O'Rourke is ending his presidential campaign as Sen. Kamala Harris makes some staffing moves as her campaign struggles to get traction in the polls. Susan Page, Franco Ordoñez, Josh Gerstein, Jill Wine-Banks, Jonathan Allen, and Beth Fouhy all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2019
Party Lines
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After another momentous week in the impeachment inquiry, Kristen Welker, White House Correspondent for NBC News, recaps events in Washington. Witnesses from the White House and State Department provided corroborating evidence against the president. But on Thursday, a House vote to move the inquiry forward fell completely along party lines. As Democrats move the inquiry into a public phase, will the evidence be enough to overcome political partisanship?   Questions about the impeachment inquiry? Email us at articletwopodcast@gmail.com.  Further Reading:   National security official tells Congress he tried to add edits to White House memo about Trump Ukraine call 2 State Department witnesses offer insight into extent of Ukraine discussions Ex-White House aide testifies of Ukraine call concerns, possible quid pro quo John Bolton invited to testify in House impeachment inquiry  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
Day 1,015: Dems win House vote on Trump impeachment, and the GOP doesn't like it
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On a near-party line vote, Democrats in the House voted Thursday to initiate impeachment against the President of the United States. And Republicans made their anger known. Peter Baker, Annie Karni, Jeremy Bash, Steve Schmidt, Zerlina Maxwell, and A.B. Stoddard all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2019
Day 1,014: House set to hold first floor vote in impeachment Inquiry
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House of Representatives prepares to hold its first big vote on the impeachment inquiry as three investigating committees seek testimony from former national security adviser John Bolton, Speaker Nancy Pelosi warns Democrats that the next phase of the impeachment probe will be more public and probably more contentious. Shannon Pettypiece, Mieke Eoyang, Andrew Desiderio, Donna Edwards, Steve Koranacki, and Rick Wilson all join.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2019
Day 1,013: Vindman tells Congress Trump WH log of Ukraine call left out details
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In his dress uniform and displaying the decorations he earned overseas and in 20-years of service to the United States, Lt. Col. Vindman shows up to Capitol Hill to offer testimony that could be damning to Trump in the impeachment inquiry. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Elisabeth Bumiller, Ron Klain, Clint Watts, Maya Wiley, and Bill Kristol. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2019
Day 1,012: WH Aide who heard Trump call to tell Congress about Ukraine pressure
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FOX News launched what could be an opening salvo attacking the character of a White House national security aide who heard Trump's call with Ukraine's leader ahead of that aide's testimony on Capitol Hill where he plans to detail the concerns he raised about Trump's pressure on Ukraine. Plus, what could that testimony mean for the Trump impeachment inquiry? We discuss that with Anita Kumar, Jeremy Bash, Jonathan Swan, Robert Costa, Mimi Rocah, Tim O'Brien, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2019
Day 1,009: Federal judge rules impeachment inquiry is legal
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A Federal Judge has handed the Democrats a significant victory, coming at the end of an eventful week -- what appears to be a steady march toward articles of impeachment. The President responds to criticism that his team may not be up to the challenge by saying: there's no team, it’s just him. An accidental phone call from Rudy's phone to a reporter that left a message no one was supposed to hear, it has to do with the Bidens and Rudy's quest to make money. And two former Presidents at the funeral of a man who rose to powerful heights from humble beginnings and in their send-off there is talk about the times we are in. Geoff Bennett, Carol Leonnig, Philip Elliott, Cynthia Alksne, Josh Gerstein, Tom Nichols, and Jon Meacham all join Brian Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2019
Day 1,008: Trump DOJ's review of Russia probe is now a criminal investigation
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The New York Times was first to report that AG Barr's review of the Russia probe is now a criminal investigation. We discuss what that means, plus look at the latest details in the unfolding impeachment drama on Capitol Hill. Katie Benner, one of the reporters who broke this news, joins along with Frank Figliuzzi, Annie Karni, Lanhee Chen, Mimi Rocah, Steve Kornacki, Jonathan Allen, and Amie Parnes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2019
Day 1,007: GOP storms a House hearing as Trump's Ukraine narrative falls apart
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Trump's claim that Ukraine didn't know that military aid was being withheld falls apart as House Republicans storm a secure impeachment inquiry deposition. Plus, Trump lawyers argue he can't be charged while president... even for murder. Joining to discuss that and more is Eugene Robinson, Ashley Parker, Jonathan Lemire, Paul Butler, Donna Edwards, David Jolly, and Joanne Freeman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2019
Day 1,006: Dems say diplomat drew 'direct line' between Trump and quid pro quo
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Democrats seemed shaken and stunned after hearing from Amb. Bill Taylor who they say painted a damning picture of Trump's involvement in a quid pro quo with Ukraine. Plus, Rudy Giuliani is facing even more legal questions and Trump is widely condemned for comparing the impeachment inquiry to 'a lynching.' Ashley Parker, Anne Gearan, Mieke Eoyang, Katie Benner, Jason Johnson, and Clint Watts all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2019
Day 1,005: Amid impeachment talk on the Hill, Trump goes after the Constitution
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With the impeachment inquiry taking shape in Congress, Trump calls part of the U.S. Constitution 'phony.' Plus, Trump's Syria policy continues to be condemned as U.S. forces pull out of the country, and the latest 2020 polls show where the race stands right now. Philip Rucker, Kimberly Atkins, Peter Baker, Joyce Vance, Carolyn Ryan, Matt Bradley, and Malcolm Nance all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 22, 2019
Day 1,002: One month since the Trump whistleblower, chaos reigns in Washington
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The White House is struggling to answer questions about impeachment, Republicans are struggling to defend the president, and the Feds keep breathing down Rudy Giuliani's neck. Plus, Trump is facing strong condemnation from both Democrats and Republicans for the crisis in Syria. Ashley Parker, Maya Wiley, Susan Page, Christopher Dickey, Stephanie Ruhle, Michael Beschloss, and Jonathan Allen all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2019
Article II with Steve Kornacki: Behind Closed Doors
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Introducing Article II: Inside Impeachment, a new podcast from NBC News. Seven witnesses have now appeared before Congressional committees to share what they know about the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine. But why is so much of this process behind closed doors? Will the public ever learn what was said? Julia Ainsley, NBC News Correspondent covering the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, explains the political calculation behind the Democrats’ decision to conduct most of their inquiry in private. Questions about the impeachment process? Email us at article2@nbcuni.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2019
Day 1,001: Did the Trump White House just admit to an impeachable offense?
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Acting White House Chief of Staff has created a lot of headlines and a lot of grief for the Trump White House as the White House tries to sell a supposed ceasefire in Syria. Rachel Maddow, Anita Kumar, Jeremy Bash, Greg Miller, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey all join. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2019
Day 1,000: Pelosi says Trump had a 'meltdown' at the White House
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After a meeting over Syria between Trump and Hill lawmakers fell apart, Trump and Pelosi each accused the other of having a 'meltdown.' Plus, we take a look back at the first 1,000 days of this presidency. Joining the program is Peter Baker, Frank Figliuzzi, Berit Berger, Adm. James Stavridis, Shannon Pettypiece, and Jill Colvin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
Day 999: Democrats hit Trump on impeachment, Syria, and more at fiery debate
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We take an in-depth look at the fourth Democratic debate which saw some fireworks among the candidates, but most of criticism from Democrats was aimed at the current resident of the White House. With us is Nicolle Wallace, Chris Hayes, Claire McCaskill, Eugene Robinson, Steve Kornacki, Karine Jean-Pierre, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2019
Day 998: Fmr. Trump aide talks to Congress and the Feds keep probing Giuliani
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As news breaks from The New York Times that former John Bolton ordered a Trump aide to alert WH lawyers about Ukraine and Rudy Giuliani's activities, federal investigators are digging into the finances and business dealings of Rudy Giuliani according to a new WSJ report as Trump faces chaos in Syria and an impeachment inquiry on the Hill. We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, A.B. Stoddard, Michael Steele, Neal Katyal, Ben Rhodes, Rick Wilson, and Natasha Korecki all join.

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Oct 15, 2019
Day 995: Giuliani is reportedly being investigated by the same office of prosecutors he used to run
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The New York Times reports that the SDNY, the same office Rudy Giuliani used to run, is investigating his conduct in Ukraine. Plus, a chaotic week for the president ends with a string of legal losses on several different issues. Michael Schmidt, Philip Rucker, Frank Figliuzzi, Barbara McQuade, Julia Ainsley, Josh Gerstein, Jonathan Allen, and Andrew Desiderio all join.

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Oct 12, 2019
Day 994: Trump goes off at a rally as a WH insider plans to tell all she knows
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Two men linked to Ukraine and Rudy Giuliani have been arrested as a White House insider plans to talk to Congress and the president goes off on several wild and chaotic diatribes during a campaign rally in Minnesota. With us is Greg Jaffe, Robert Costa, Berit Berger, Carol Lee, James Carville, and James Stewart.

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Oct 11, 2019
Day 993: Trump fights Dems on impeachment and GOP on Syria withdrawal
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Trump faces a growing drumbeat of impeachment on Capital Hill as Democrats push forward in the face of White House stonewalling as Republicans publicly rebuke Trump's policy shift leaving U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in danger in Syria. Plus, a new FOX News poll has bad news for Trump on impeachment. That and more with Ashley Parker, Jonathan Lemire, Melanie Zanona, Col. Jack Jacobs, Tom Nichols, Donna Edwards, and Tim O'Brien.

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Oct 10, 2019
Day 992: Trump's White House is ready to go to war with Dems over impeachment
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The key Trump ambassador at the center of the Ukraine controversy is a no-show on the Hill as the White House tells Democrats to expect no cooperation on the impeachment inquiry. Plus, the latest polls show support for impeachment rising bringing nothing but bad news for Trump. Peter Baker, Molly O'Toole, Jill Wine-Banks, Clint Watts, Steve Kornacki, Jonathan Allen, and Molly Hooper all join.

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Oct 09, 2019
Day 991: GOP turns on Trump over Syria as Democrats issue more Ukraine subpoenas
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Republicans turn on Trump's sudden change to pull support from U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters in Syria effectively giving Turkey the go-ahead to move in as Democrats keep up the impeachment pressure on the Trump White House. With us to talk about all of it is Carol Leonnig, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Anita Kumar, Charlie Sykes, Bill Kristol, and Rick Stengel.

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Oct 08, 2019
Day 988: Dems drop subpoenas and there may be another Trump whistleblower
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The New York Times drops a late, exclusive report that another federal official is considering whether to file an official whistleblower complaint over Trump's actions on Ukraine as Democrats on the Hill begin serving subpoenas. We discuss that and much more with Susan Page, Jonathan Allen, Barbara McQuade, Peter Baker, P.J. Crowley, Malcolm Nance, Jackie Alemany, and Melanie Zazona.

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Oct 05, 2019
Day 987: The president - in his own words - seems to violate his Oath of Office
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Today in broad daylight with cameras rolling and a helicopter waiting... the President of the United States said something out loud roundly believed to be impeachable. Here to react is Michael Schmidt, Jill Colvin, Robert Costa, Maya Wiley, Michael Schmidt, Michael McFaul, Eugene Robinson, and Tim Alberta.

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Oct 04, 2019
Day 986: A swearing and ranting Trump refuses to answer the key Ukraine question
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Trump brings America a day in presidential history unlike any other railing on Twitter that the impeachment inquiry is 'BULLSHIT' before ranting his way through a joint press conference with the leader of Finland. Plus, the Sanders campaign canceled all events 'until further notice' after Bernie Sanders underwent a significant medical procedure for a blockage found in one of his arteries. Elisabeth Bumiller, Peter Baker, Carol Leonnig, Frank Figliuzzi, Andrew Desiderio, Catherine Lucey, and Shaquille Brewster all join.

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Oct 03, 2019
Day 985: Trump lashes out calling impeachment a 'COUP' (in all caps)
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As Secy. of State Mike Pompeo pushes back on Democrats looking to get some answers about Trump and Ukraine, the president lashes out calling the impeachment inquiry a coup d'état. Plus, how will Republicans react with polls showing support growing for impeaching the president? Carl Hulse, Annie Karni, Jeremy Bash, Sam Stein, Tarini Parti, and Timothy Snyder all join.

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Oct 02, 2019
Day 984: Giuliani gets subpoenaed & Pompeo was there for Trump's Ukraine's call
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As Trump's impeachment saga drags into yet another week, a slew of breaking reports continue to bring bad news for this White House including NBC News confirming a WSJ report that Secy. of State Mike Pompeo was there when Trump had his fateful call with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy that led to Trump's impeachment inquiry. Philip Rucker, Berit Berger, Clint Watts, Katie Benner, Carol Lee, Rick Wilson, and Doris Kearns Goodwin all join.

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Oct 01, 2019
Day 981: In 2017 Trump told Russians he wasn't concerned over election meddling WAPO reports
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A bombshell for the Trump White House breaks with the news from the Washington Post that Trump told the Russians in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he wasn't worried about Moscow's election interference. This comes with the impeachment inquiry still looming over this president. Greg Miller, Frank Figliuzzi, Barbara McQuade, Mieke Eoyang, Jonathan Allen, Mimi Rocah, Chris Shays, and Jon Meacham all join.

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Sep 28, 2019
Day 980: Whistleblower says Trump abused his power and White House tried to hide it
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Trump's acting DNI faces questions on Capitol Hill about the now-declassified whistleblower complaint alleging Trump abused his power and the White House tried to hide it. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded saying that the White House has committed a cover-up. Jeremy Bash, Susan Page, Matt Zapotosky, Nancy Cook, Kimberly Atkins, and A.B. Stoddard all join.

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Sep 27, 2019
Day 979: Lawmakers who've seen Trump whistleblower complaint call it disturbing
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Ahead of testimony on Capitol Hill from the acting DNI who withheld the Trump whistleblower complaint from Congress, lawmakers who have now read it express concern. Plus, The New York Times reports that Trump's fixation on the Bidens and Ukraine predates his July 25th phone call with Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Philip Rucker, Katie Benner, Michael Crowley, Frank Figliuzzi, Sam Stein, Andrew Desiderio, Jacqueline Alemany, Tim O'Brien, and Eugene Robinson all join.

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Sep 26, 2019
Day 978: Pelosi announces an impeachment inquiry against Trump
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It's a day for the history books as Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the House will open an impeachment inquiry into the president after a slew of damning information about Trump and Ukraine. The White House is also reportedly set to release a transcript of Trump's call with Ukraine's leader and the whistleblower report - but will the documents be heavily redacted? Robert Costa, Peter Baker, Alexi McCammond, Jeremy Bash, Annie Karni, Clint Watts, Charlie Savage, and Jill Wine-Banks all join.

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Sep 25, 2019
Day 977: Trump ordered military aid withheld before call with Ukraine WAPO reports
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As impeachment calls grow on Capitol Hill, news breaks that the president had Mick Mulvaney pump the brakes on military aid to the Ukraine days before Trump spoke with that country's leader on the phone. Plus, news breaks late in the hour that Nancy Pelosi is reconsidering her previous resistance to discussing impeachment. Ashley Parker, Greg Miller, Tamara Keith, Anita Kumar, Maya Wiley, Bill Kristol, Steven Shepard, and Alexandra Jaffe all join.

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Sep 24, 2019
Day 974: Trump reportedly urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son eight times
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New reports that Trump pressed Ukraine to look into Joe Biden's son is raising questions about whether Trump used presidential powers to put pressure on a political opponent. We explain what it could mean for this president and what the allegations into Hunter Biden actually are, plus more. Joining the show are Frank Figliuizzi, Shannon Pettypiece, Jonathan Lemire, Adam Entous, Jon Meacham, Michael Beschloss, Abby Livingston, and Steve Kornacki.

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Sep 21, 2019
Day 973: Whistleblower complaint against Trump rocking DC involves Ukraine WAPO reports
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The Washington Post adds to its reporting about the whistleblower inside the Trump administration who reportedly witnessed the president engage in something troubling enough to tell people about it – it involves a phone call Trump made to Ukraine. We discuss that and more with Carol Leonnig, John Brennan, Philip Rucker, Jeremy Bash, Clint Watts, Barbara McQuade, and Mike Murphy.

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Sep 20, 2019
Day 972: Washington Post reports a govt. whistleblower heard Trump say something troubling to a foreign leader
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The Washington Post reports that a Trump admin. whistleblower heard the president say something troubling to a foreign leader. Now Congress wants to know what was overheard. Plus, Democrats are even more divided over impeachment. Plus filmmaker Ken Burns joins to discuss his new documentary "Country Music." Also joining is Greg Miller, Michael Crowley, Anita Kumar, Franco Ordoñez, and Rick Wilson.

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Sep 19, 2019
Day 971: Trump facing Iran tensions, trade war fallout, and calls to act on guns
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The president is facing foreign policy woes with Iran and China, plus a growing push on Capitol Hill for something to get passed when it comes to gun control legislation. Plus, Corey Lewandowski faces questions from lawmakers and a new NBC News/WSJ poll shows us what the last Democratic debate did to the 2020 campaign. Nancy Cook, Michael Schmidt, Robert Costa, Jonathan Lemire, Steve Kornacki, Mike Memoli, and Eliza Collins all join.

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Sep 18, 2019
Day 970: Trump says U.S. is locked and loaded and Edward Snowden says Trump is "easy to understand"
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Trump responds to an attack on a Saudi oil facility by saying the U.S. is 'locked and loaded,' as officials in New York City subpoena the president's tax returns. Also joining the show for an extended conversation about privacy, democracy, Trump, and his new memoir is NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Also joining the show is Tim O'Brien, A.B. Stoddard, Harry Litman, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, and Jeremy Bash.

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Sep 17, 2019
Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more
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On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.
Sep 17, 2019
Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more
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On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.

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Sep 17, 2019
Day 967: Trump DOJ says Dems shouldn't get the goods from Mueller's grand jury
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The Justice Department is claiming House Democrats should not get access to secret Mueller grand jury materials - in part because they can't say whether or not what they're doing is actual Impeachment. And will Trump's DOJ indict former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe? Joining us to discuss that and more is Annie Karni, Jonathan Allen, Andrew Desiderio, Katie Benner, Cynthia Alksne, and Christopher Dickey.

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Sep 14, 2019
Day 966: Democrats hit Trump on trade, immigration, race, and more at third 2020 debate
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The top ten Democrats running in the 2020 campaign face off in the third presidential debate, this time in Houston. MSNBC's Brian Williams is joined by Nicolle Wallace, Joy Reid, Eugene Robinson, Claire McCaskill, Steve Kornacki, Chris Matthews and more join to discuss how the candidates did.

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Sep 13, 2019
Day 965: Trump marked the anniversary of 9/11 by attacking his rivals on Twitter
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Another chaotic day in Washington as the president loses another aide and the news coming as it so often does... from the President's Twitter feed. Plus former Trump attorney Michael Cohen entered into an agreement with NYC prosecutors to provide information about the president's businesses a source familiar with the situation told NBC News. Ashley Parker, Peter Baker, Jonathan Allen, Mike Murphy, Tarini Parti, Chuck Rosenberg, and John Heilemann all join.

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Sep 12, 2019
Day 964: Fired or quit? John Bolton is out as Trump's National Security Adviser
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It's another chaotic day in Washington as the president loses another aide and the news coming as it so often does... from the President's Twitter feed. Plus, results come in from the North Carolina's ninth district special election. Philip Rucker, Jeremy Bash, Kimberly Atkins, Michael Schmidt, Frank Figliuzzi, Steve Kornacki, and Bill Kristol all join the program.

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Sep 11, 2019
Day 963: Russia, Scotland, and beyond point to another chaotic week for Trump
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NBC News is reporting a former senior Russian official is living in the Washington area under U.S. government protection. Plus, new questions are circling over spending at Trump's property including in Scotland, and Trump goes on the attack at a rally in North Carolina. We discuss that and much more with Shannon Pettypiece, Robert Costa, Brett McGurk, Ken Dilanian, Steve Kornacki, and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka all join.

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Sep 10, 2019
Day 960: After a week of Sharpiegate, Trump faces bad polls and a sagging economy
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With Congress due back and new poll numbers going south along with the economic outlook, Trump faces real issues after Sharpiegate. Plus, we look back at Trump's truly wild summer, the latest 2020 headlines, and much more. Joining the show are Anita Kumar, Franco Ordoñez, Rick Wilson, Mike Memoli, and Tom Bevan all join.

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Sep 07, 2019
Day 959: Trump won't stop insisting he was right about Hurricane Dorian and Alabama
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With the parts of the Bahamas in shambles and a Hurricane actively tearing up the East Coast, Trump can’t let ago when it comes to his insistence that Hurricane Dorian targeted Alabama. All this as North and South Carolina brace for possible flooding with Hurricane Dorian continuing its slow crawl up the East Coast. Ashley Parker, Jonathan Lemire, Nancy Cook, Bill Karins, Cal Perry, Tim O'Brien, Morgan Chesky, and more all join.

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Sep 06, 2019
Day 958: President Trump, Hurricane Dorian... and a Sharpie
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Trump insisting Alabama was at risk from Hurricane Dorian is yet another example of this president insisting things that are false are actually true. Meanwhile in Britain, Parliament remains in chaos over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plan. And why are so many Capitol Hill Republicans retiring? Kimberly Atkins, Peter Baker, Tom Nichols, John Heilemann, Michael Schmidt, John Heilemann, and Jonathan Allen all join.

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Sep 05, 2019
Day 957: After a wild August, The Washington Post calls this Trump's lost summer
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The Washington Post calls what we just saw Trump's lost summer after turbulent months of division, economic uncertainty, and daily thrashings on Twitter - with an election looming 14-months away. Plus, Judiciary Committee member Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) joins to discuss the investigations into the president that will continue on Capitol Hill when lawmakers return from their summer break. Also on the program is Jon Meacham, Annie Karni, Philip Rucker, and Bill Karins has the latest on Hurricane Dorian.

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Sep 04, 2019
Day 953: Trump declassifies Iran pic via tweet as Hurricane Dorian grows stronger
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Trump sent a photo of a sensitive site in Iran apparently declassifying it by tweet as officials monitor Hurricane Dorian threatening the Bahamas and Florida's east coast. For the latest on the storm off Florida's coast and the political storm in Washington. Peter Baker, Jill Colvin, Tessa Berenson, Ed Rappaport, Bill Karins, Josh Gerstein, David Jolly, and Jonathan Allen all join the program.

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Aug 31, 2019
Day 952: DOJ releases IG report on Comey as Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida
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The Justice Department's IG report slams James Comey, but despite attacks from Trump the fmr. FBI boss won't face prosecution. Plus, Hurricane Dorian has been upgraded to a Category 2 storm, and forecasts show it may slam into Florida as a powerful and dangerous Category 4 Storm. Elisabeth Bumiller, Jeremy Bash, Frank Figliuzzi, Bill Karins, Amber Phillips, and Michael Steele all join the show.






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Aug 30, 2019
Day 951: Trump attacks FOX News, Puerto Rico, and more as hurricane threatens U.S.
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As Hurricane Dorian is threatening to hit Florida, possibly as a Category 3 storm, Trump spent his day airing grievances on Twitter even attacking FOX News. Plus the 2020 campaign got one candidate smaller as Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of the campaign. Michelle Grossman, Jon Meacham, Nancy Cook, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, and Eugene Robinson all join the program.

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Aug 29, 2019
Day 950: Trump defends Russia, ups his China trade war... and tweets about bed bugs
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With a trade war with China souring markets and the fallout of his defense of Russia at the G7, Trump spent his day tweeting about all kinds of things including a denial there are bed bugs at his resort near Miami where he just suggested the 2020 G7 should be held. We discuss all that, plus what measures the U.S. intelligence community is taking to combat Moscow's attacks in the 2020 election. Robert Costa, A.B. Stoddard, Karen DeYoung, Frank Figliuzzi, Clint Watts, Eliza Collins, and Shane Goldmacher all join the program.

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Aug 28, 2019
Day 949: Trump defends Russia, skips a climate meeting, and plugs his club at the G7
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At the G7 Trump claimed China called him about a trade deal. China says that never happened. The president also defended Russia, sent mixed messages on trade, skipped a meeting on climate change, and then suggested next year's G7 could be held at his struggling resort near Miami noting it has plenty of parking. Philip Rucker, Christopher Dickey, Tamara Keith, David Fahrenthold, Natasha Korecki, Mike Memoli, Nick Corasaniti, and Dr. John Torres all join.

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Aug 27, 2019
Day 946: Before leaving for the G7, Trump rattles markets with new China attacks
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Hitting China and demanding U.S. businesses cut ties with Chinese companies, Trump rattled markets ahead of his trip to the G7. Plus, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently underwent a fresh round of treatment for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, the Supreme Court revealed. Josh Gerstein and Barbara Perry discuss. We discuss that and more with Mike Viqueira, Ron Insana, Jonathan Allen, Tal Kopan, Josh Gerstein, Barbara Perry, Philip Elliott, and Andrew Desiderio.

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Aug 24, 2019
Day 945: Bucking world leaders, Trump gets ready to plead Russia's case at the G7
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After a chaotic week of attacks and wild claims, Trump gets ready to head to the G7 summit and plead Putin's case to get a spot back at the table and make it the G8 again. Plus New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joins to discuss the ongoing water crisis in Newark defending his government's response and denying comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Also with us, Nancy Cook, Jill Colvin, Claire McCaskill, Tim O'Brien, and Christopher Leonard.

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Aug 23, 2019
Day 944: Trump attacks, complains, and doubles down on an anti-Semitic trope
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Within minutes today Trump attacked Obama and the Prime Minister of Denmark, doubled down on his support of Russia and an anti-Semitic trope, and called himself "the chosen one." So ya know... Wednesday. We discuss that, plus the latest Democrat to drop out of the 2020 campaign, and the ongoing water crisis plaguing Newark, NJ. Anita Kumar, Michael Crowley, Eugene Robinson, Donna Edwards, David Jolly, and Bishop Jethro James all join the conversation.

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Aug 22, 2019
Day 943: Pumping up Putin, Trump wants Russia back to make the G7 to the G8 again
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Rather than deal with the issues at hand - immigration, the economy, etc. - Trump says it's time to let Russia back into the G7 again making it the G8. So yet again, Trump goes out of his way to help Vladimir Putin. Plus, we continue to report on the ongoing water crisis in Newark and the latest 2020 headlines. Michael McFaul, Frank Figliuzzi, Shannon Pettypiece, Robert Costa, Jonathan Lemire, Christina Goldbaum, Jon Ralston, and Ken Thomas all join the discussion.

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Aug 21, 2019
Day 942: Trump says economy's great and attacks Democrats, FOX News, and the Fed
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While Trump insists the economy is solid, reports indicate the White House is concerned. Meanwhile Trump is again attacking a slew of rivals and airing a long list of grievances to kick off the week after his vacation. Plus, a veteran Capitol Hill Democrat may be getting a younger challenger with a famous name and Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Native American voters for her past heritage claims. Philip Rucker, Annie Karni, Bill Kristol, Stephanie Ruhle, Stephanie Murray, Victoria McGrane, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey all join.

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Aug 20, 2019
Day 939: Amid economic and foreign policy woes, Trump targets his political foes
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After a week's worth of political and diplomatic damage Trump is stilling going after two members of Congress against a backdrop of real concerns over foreign policy and fear that the economy may be in for a downturn. Susan Page, Jonathan Lemire, Jonathan Allen, and Michael Beschloss all join. Plus, an extended conversation with Michael Moore about Trump, 2020, and much more.

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Aug 17, 2019
Day 938: Trump gets Israel to bar two rivals and another presidential norm dies
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It wasn't necessarily surprising that Trump asked Israel to bar entry to his rivals Democratic Reps. Tlaib and Omar. It was surprising that Israel said yes. Plus, Trump goes on the attack at another rally and questions are being raised about the growing water crisis in Newark. Ashley Parker, Elisabeth Bumiller, Donna Edwards, Jonathan Allen, Rick Stengel, Karen Yi, Nick Corasaniti, and A.B. Stoddard all join.

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Aug 16, 2019
Day 937: As markets plunge amid recession fears, Trump plays the blame game
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The Dow lost 800 points amid growing recession fears and the president blamed his own Federal Reserve chair as new polls show a dip in his approval rating. Plus, the Democratic race for the White House is reportedly about to get one candidate smaller. Franco Ordoñez. Jill Colvin, Ron Insana, Eugene Robinson, Maya Wiley, Errin Haines, and Todd Gillman all join for that and more.

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Aug 15, 2019
Day 936: Trump just blinked on his trade war with China. So what's now?
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Trump takes a walk back on tariffs on Chinese goods and says he's just thinking about holiday shopping -- he also today estimated that just being our President is costing him billions of dollars. Plus, more questions keep popping up about Jeffrey Epstein's death and is the 2020 Democratic field about to get a bit smaller? We discuss that and more with Robert Costa, Stephanie Ruhle, Sam Stein, Gary Locke, Joyce Vance, Katie Benner, Eliza Collins, and Rick Wilson.

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Aug 14, 2019
Day 935: Two years after Charlottesville, Trump's White House is embroiled in the politics of division
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Exactly two years after Charlottesville, Trump continues to stoke divisions with his rhetoric and attacks on his opponents. Also, more Democratic 
presidential candidates are backing an assault weapons ban--even though the odds for passing such a law are slim. Plus, new details on the
investigation into the death of millionaire Jeffrey Epstein and why the administration is planning to roll back some parts of the Endangered Species
Act.  Phil Rucker, Annie Karni, Michelle Bernard, Jonathan Dienst, Jessica Roth, David Jolly, Jeff Corwin discuss.

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Aug 13, 2019
Day 932: As he leaves for vacation, Trump predicts "meaningful" background checks in the wake of two mass shootings
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After a rough week in the wake of two deadly mass shootings, Trump predicts Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and the NRA are ready to work with him on gun control bills. Also, new reporting indicates Trump allies may welcome Democrats calling the President a "white supremacist" because it could help his re-election campaign. Plus, one political analyst says Trump could be an underdog in 2020. And we look at why one former U.S. Chief Justice said if he had to do it all over again, he'd leave the Second Amendment out of the Bill of Rights. Peter Baker, Ashley Parker, Franco Ordonez, Jackie Alemany, Eliza Collins, Jeffrey Rosen, Maya Wiley and Jon Meacham join.

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Aug 10, 2019
Day 931: Trump triggers his latest staff shakeup, this time focusing on top intelligence officials
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Trump appoints a new Director of National Intelligence shortly after confirming that the woman in line for the job is stepping down. Plus, amid mounting calls for Congress to come back from recess to pass some form of gun control, Senate Majority leader McConnell says he won't bring lawmakers back to Washington. Also, Joe Biden joins his Democratic rivals at the Iowa State Fair, where he also makes what some are calling his latest verbal "gaffe". John Brennan, Robert Costa, Anita Kumar, Jeremy Bash, Eugene Robinson, Phil Rucker and Mike Memoli all join.   

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Aug 09, 2019
Day 930:WH aide says Trump was greeted like a "rock star" while visiting mass shooting victims
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Between meetings with officials and victims of the mass shootings in both Dayton and El Paso, Trump spent his day settling scores with critics and tweeting attacks at critics. Plus the Democrats running in the 2020 campaign hit the president hard for his rhetoric and racist attacks. We discuss that and more with Michael Crowley, Annie Karni, María Teresa Kumar, Rep. Deb Haaland, Carol Leonnig, Jonathan Allen, and Tim O'Brien.

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Aug 08, 2019
Day 929: Trump may face protests and anger visiting El Paso and Dayton after mass shootings
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The president stayed out of public view on Tuesday, but is planning visits to the sites of two horrific mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso despite some public officials suggesting he stay away given his past rhetoric. We discuss that and much more with Jonathan Lemire, Kimberly Atkins, Katie Benner, Mimi Rocah, Clint Watts, Rick Wilson, and John Heilemann.

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Aug 07, 2019
Day 928: Trump condemns mass shootings but makes no mention of his own past rhetoric
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During remarks following two mass shootings that killed at least 31 people in Ohio and Texas, Trump did not mention gun control or his own heated and racist rhetoric. Sam Stein, Robert Costa, Errin Haines Whack, Raul Reyes, Cesar Blanco, Igor Volsky, Frank Figliuzzi, Joyce Vance, and Bill Bratton all join to discuss.

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Aug 06, 2019
Day 925: DNI pick John Ratcliffe joins a long list of Trump nominees who never got the gig
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Trump's pick to replace Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) withdraws his name after facing deserved scrutiny. Plus, Trump announces new tariffs on China despite getting it wrong that the consumer will have to pay for them. And a majority of House Democrats now support impeachment. That and more with Greg Miller, Annie Karni, Frank Figliuzzi, Andrew Desiderio, Jonathan Allen, Susan Page, Jon Meacham, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.

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Aug 03, 2019
Day 924: On Mueller's warning on Russia & 2020, Trump says, "You don't really believe this?"
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On his way to another campaign-style rally where he attacked the 2020 Democrats, Trump dismissed Mueller's warnings about Russia meddling in the 2020 election when asked by a reporter. Plus, the Senate ends its business before the summer recess without passing any election security legislation thanks to Mitch McConnell. We discuss that and much more with Philip Rucker, Joyce Vance, Philip Mudd, Phillip Bailey, Anita Kumar, Tessa Berenson, and David Jolly.

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Aug 02, 2019
Day 923: Democrats hit Biden repeatedly in contentious second night of debate
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The second night of the second Democratic debate yielded attacks on front-runner Joe Biden and Pres. Trump. We get full analysis from Claire McCaskill, Eugene Robinson, Joy Reid, Lawrence O'Donnell, Steve Kornacki, Chris Matthews and many more.

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Aug 01, 2019
Day 922: Democrats hit Trump and debate on health care, immigration and more
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We discuss night one of the second 2020 Democratic candidate debate with Eugene Robinson, Claire McCaskill, Lawrence O'Donnell, Joy Reid, Chris Matthews, Chris Hayes, Karine Jean-Pierre, and many more.

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Jul 31, 2019
Day 921: Republicans largely silent after Trump's attacks on Baltimore and Rep. Cummings
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Facing renewed allegations of racism, Trump continues to attack Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore Cummings represents. Democrats were swift to call the president out, but Republicans have been largely silent. Plus, McConnell bristles at being labeled 'Moscow Mitch' and we preview the next 2020 Democratic debate. Donna Edwards, Juana Summers, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Robert Costa, Jeremy Bash, Peter Baker, A.B. Stoddard, and Jon Ralston all join.

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Jul 30, 2019
Day 918: The word "impeachment" appears in court documents filed by the Democrats
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House Democrats on the Judiciary committee file suit to obtain grand jury information from Robert Mueller's investigation and reveal they're already considering
articles of impeachment. Plus one member of the judiciary committee says they'll be working while Congress is in recess to continue investigations into Trump.
Jonathan Allen, Franco Ordonez, Jessica Roth, Melanie Zanona, Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Steve Kornacki, Michael Beschloss and Jon Meacham join. 

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Jul 27, 2019
Day 917: Trump blasts investigation as treason and a coup attempt after Mueller testifies
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Some Democrats seem to be cooling the talk of impeachment after Robert Mueller's testimony on Capitol Hill, despite the damning information in Mueller's report. We discuss what's next with Matt Apuzzo, Kimberly Atkins, Cynthia Alksne, Peter Baker, Michael McFaul, Clint Watts, Alexi McCammond, and Timothy Snyder all join the show.

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Jul 26, 2019
Day 916: Trump celebrates after subdued Mueller testimony despite several damning moments
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Robert Mueller discusses his report in testimony that was reluctant, passive, and halting. He gave some stern warnings, few findings of fault, and he did not have all the answers to lawmakers' questions. But what does it all mean for the president? Rep. Jackie Speier, Frank Figliuzzi, Joyce Vance, Jeremy Bash, Josh Gerstein, Philip Rucker, and John Heilemann all join to discuss.

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Jul 25, 2019
Day 915: Hours before he testifies, news breaks on who will join Mueller at the witness table
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There's late word on who will be with Mueller at the witness table on Capitol Hill in testimony that could prove to be among the most consequential in modern history. We preview the high-stakes event and much more with Ashley Parker, Mimi Rocah, Tim O'Brien, Mike Memoli, Rick Wilson, Bill Kristol, and Malcolm Nance.

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Jul 24, 2019
Day 914: The DOJ issues new warning to Mueller with less than 36 hours to his testimony
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The Justice department tells Robert Mueller not to go beyond the "boundaries" of his report when testifying before Congress on Wednesday while the President says he
may only watch a "little" of the hearing. Trump also launches week two of his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, calling them "racist troublemakers" and
"not very smart". Robert Costa, Berit Berger, Annie Karni, Jonathan Lemire, Juana Summers and Jeremy Peters all join.

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Jul 23, 2019
Day 911: Trump is now defending his rally crowd after racist "Send her back!" chants
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After saying he wasn't pleased with the racist chant of 'Send her back!' at his own campaign rally, Trump backed off the criticism of his supporters pouring more fuel on this controversy's fire. Plus we look back at the legacy of Apollo 11 50 years later, and more. Susan Page, Philip Elliott, David Maraniss, Rep. Debra Haaland (D-NM), Chuck Rosenberg, and fmr. NASA astronaut Mike Massimino all join.

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Jul 20, 2019
Day 910: Trump says he tried to stop 'Send her back!' chant aimed at Rep. Omar. He didn't.
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Defying video proof, Trump says he tried to stop the disgusting chants aimed at Ilhan Omar during his rally this week as several fellow Republicans defended the president. Plus, the President is named in court documents now released showing numerous contacts with Michael Cohen and others surrounding the payoff to porn star Stormy Daniels. Peter Baker, Kimberly Atkins, David Jolly, Neal Katyal, A.B. Stoddard, and Eliza Collins all join.

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Jul 19, 2019
Day 909: Trump attacks Dems at rally, crowd makes 'Send her back!' the new 'Lock her up!'
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After his racist attacks on four Democratic women of color, Trump takes the podium at a North Carolina rally and keeps the attacks coming. The crowd responds by chanting 'Send her back! Send her back!' Plus, Civil Rights icon Congressman John Lewis joins to react to Trump's racist attacks on four Democratic women of color. Also joining is Tamara Keith, Jonathan Allen, Maya Wiley, Thomas Friedman, Frank Figliuzzi, and Mieke Eoyang.

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Jul 18, 2019
Day 908: Most Republicans stand by Trump as House votes to condemn his racist tweets
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The House of Representatives votes to condemn racist remarks by the President, but Trump continues to go after four women of color, all duly elected Members of Congress. Plus how will the issue of race affect the 2020 campaign. Robert Costa, Donna Edwards, Tim O'Brien, Caitlin Byrd, Anita Kumar, Barbara McQuade all join the show.

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Jul 17, 2019
Day 907: Are Trump's racist attacks on Democratic Congresswomen a prelude to a nasty 2020 race?
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When questioned about his racist attacks on four Democratic women of color, Trump said he wasn't worried they were being supported by white supremacists. Ashley Parker, Annie Karni, Errin Haines Whack, Philip Rucker, Lahnee Chen, and Cynthia Alksne join to discuss that and much more.

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Jul 16, 2019
Day 904: Trump's VP Pence stares blankly at nearly 400 migrants in overcrowded cages
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New haunting images and video show Vice President Pence visiting a border facility where hundreds of migrant men were caged as reporters describe stories from migrants saying they were sleeping on concrete while being denied basic hygiene. Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Emily Cochrane, Jeremy Bash, Jon Allen, Josh Gerstein, Julie K. Brown, and Janice Huff all join to discuss that and much more.

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Jul 13, 2019
Day 903: Trump retreats from a fight of his own making on the census
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Trump announced an executive order on citizenship status after losing a fight over the 2020 census, but will anything really change? Trump also returned to a message of fear with reports of new immigration raids. And a new NBC News/WSJ poll shows the 2020 race shaking up again for Democrats. Franco Ordoñez, Michael Steele, Joyce Vance, Eric Tucker, Beth Fouhy, Eliza Collins, and Donna Edwards all join.

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Jul 12, 2019
Day 902: Trump Labor Secy. Alex Acosta faces reporters and defends role in Epstein scandal
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With no apology to Jeffrey Epstein's victims, Labor Secy. Alexander Acosta defended himself in Washington as the crisis grew worse for the Trump White House. Plus, placing further strain on the so-called 'special relationship' between the U.S. and the UK, the British ambassador to America has resigned after being criticized on Twitter by Trump over leaked cables. Philip Rucker, Ashley Parker, Katie Rogers, Mimi Rocah, Clint Watts, Eugene Robinson, and Tim O'Brien all join.

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Jul 11, 2019
Day 901: Trump says he feels bad for Labor Secy. Acosta who's caught up in Epstein scandal
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The sex trafficking case of Jeffrey Epstein threatens to plunge the Trump White House into yet another crisis as Trump defends his official with the closest ties to Epstein. Plus, Democrats ready more subpoenas for Mueller probe witnesses. That and much more with Peter Baker, Jeremy Bash, Jessica Roth, Chuck Rosenberg, Robert Costa, Anita Kumar, and Christopher Dickey.

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Jul 10, 2019
Day 900: Why Trump's White House is linked to Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case
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The sex trafficking case against multimillionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein reportedly has Trump's White House watching closely as Trump's attorney general gives a prebuttal to Robert Mueller's upcoming Capitol Hill testimony. Plus, the crowded 2020 Democratic field gets a little less crowded. Jonathan Lemire, Maya Wiley, Katie Benner, Michael Crowley, A.B. Stoddard, and Errin Haines Whack join to discuss that and more.

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Jul 09, 2019
Day 897: Mueller investigation continues to define Trump presidency
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In a special edition of the show, we take a look at the lasting effect Mueller's investigation has had on the Trump presidency ahead of the former special counsel's testimony on Capitol Hill on July 17th.

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Jul 06, 2019
Day 895: The White House says Democrats hate Trump more than they love America
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With the military and his critics worried Trump will politicize July 4th, Trump is facing ever-growing criticism for his administration's treatment of migrants in detention facilities. Plus, Trump contradicts his own officials and creates confusion over the 2020 Census. Peter Baker, Nancy Cook, Barry McCaffrey, Franco Ordoñez, Elliot Williams,  Neal Katyal, and Jonathan Allen all join.

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Jul 04, 2019
Day 894: Trump plans tanks and fireworks as govt. photos show migrants in dire conditions
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New government watchdog photos show terrible conditions and overcrowding in government-run migrant detention centers. Plus Trump faces a new challenge from Democrats suing to get his tax returns and there is a shake-up in the 2020 polls among Democrats. Kimberly Atkins, Philip Rucker, Jill Colvin, Mimi Rocah, David Fahrenthold, Beth Fouhy, Jeremy Peters, and Democratic Rep. Madeleine Dean all join the program.

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Jul 03, 2019
Day 890: Trump reaches out to Kim Jong Un & jokes with Putin about election meddling
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Out of the country at the G-20, Trump smiled and joked with Putin about election meddling and 'fake news' while extending an offer to again meet with North Korea's murderous dictator. Plus, Joe Biden is put on defense after a rough debate night taking hits from Kamala Harris and others. Shannon Pettypiece, Frank Figliuzzi, Chuck Rosenberg, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Jacqueline Alemany, A.B. Stoddard, and Josh Gerstein discuss that and more.

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Jun 29, 2019
The first Democratic debate: Night 2
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Night 2 of the first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 campaign was marked by confrontation and rhetorical fireworks. Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, Jose Diaz-Balart, Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow moderate.

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Jun 28, 2019
The first Democratic debate: Night 1
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The first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 campaign kicks off from Miami with ten candidates taking the stage for the first of two two-hour debate sessions. Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, Jose Diaz-Balart, Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow moderate.

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Jun 27, 2019
Day 887: What it means for Trump that Mueller will testify in open session to Congress
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With Trump facing a growing crisis of his own making with migrant children being held at the U.S.-Mexico border in conditions called 'deplorable,' word breaks that Robert Mueller has agreed to testify to the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on July 17. Discussing that and more is Frank Figliuzzi, Jeremy Bash, Joyce Vance, Robert Costa, Michael Steele, Steve Kornacki, and Carl Hulse.

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Jun 26, 2019
Day 886: Trump says he doesn't need Congress to okay military action against Iran
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While approving new sanctions, Trump again indicated it's anyone's guess as to what will happen as tensions increase with Iran. Plus, as more Democrats join the call for impeachment proceedings, does this mean we will soon see Robert Mueller on the Hill? And Democrats running for the White House in 2020 prepare for this week's first primary season debate. Jeremy Bash, Annie Karni, Philip Rucker, Neal Katyal, Anita Kumar, Elliot Williams, Joshua Jamerson, and Steve Kornacki all join the program.

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Jun 25, 2019
DAY 883: Trump says he had minutes to spare before calling off military strikes on Iran
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Trump describes his decision to call off a retaliatory strike against Iran after it shot down an unmanned U.S. drone near the Strait of Hormuz. Texts between Sean Hannity and convicted Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort are now public. Also, advice columnist E.Jean Carroll is the latest woman to accuse Trump of sexual misconduct. Trump denies the accusation. 
And Democrats running for president make their pitch to South Carolina voters at Congressman James Clyburn's annual "fish fry.  Nicholas Kristof, Nayyera Haq, Frank Figliuzzi, Josh Gerstein, Harry Litman, Tal Kopan and Jonathan Martin discuss 

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Jun 22, 2019
DAY 882: NYT says Trump approved strikes on Iran but pulled back from launching them
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According to the New York Times, President Trump reportedly approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. drone, then suddenly called off the mission amid escalating tensions across the Middle East. The House Judiciary Committee releases a transcript of its interview with former Trump senior aide Hope Hicks while a new poll shows Trump is the only US president to never get a 50% approval rating. Michael Crowley, Tessa Berenson, Ben Rhodes, General Barry McCaffrey, Chuck Rosenberg, Nancy Cook and Philip Elliott all join.











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Jun 21, 2019
DAY 881: Trump's former aide Hope Hicks is first witness from Mueller report testify before Congress
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One time White House communications dir. Hope Hicks testifies before the House Judiciary Committee. Members had hoped to she would discuss incidents of
alleged obstruction, instead Hicks refused to answer questions on advice from White House counsel. Also, Elizabeth Warren pulls slightly ahead of Bernie Sanders
in a new 2020 poll. Phil Rucker, Joyce Vance, Emily Jane Fox, Shannon Pettypiece, Eugene Scott, Donny Deutsch and Steve Kornacki all join.

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Jun 20, 2019
DAY 880: Trump officially launches his re-election campaign with a Florida rally, as a new poll shows him behind leading Democrats there
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Trump started his bid for a second term with a rally in Orlando, just hours after his choice to lead the Pentagon withdrew his name from
consideration just as tensions in the Gulf are heating up. Meanwhile, one of Trump's closest aides prepares to testify before Congress in
the investigation into possible obstruction. Annie Karni, Peter Baker, Robert Costa, Eugene Robinson, Rick Wilson and Jeremy Peters all
join.

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Jun 19, 2019
Day 879: Trump prepares to launch his 2020 campaign amid negative polling and internal tensions
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Trump faces polls showing his trailing top Democrats as he prepares to formally launch his re-election campaign. Meanwhile the campaign has fired three pollsters after surveys leaked 
showing Trump behind in internal polls. Plus, a California Democrat has become the 67th House Member to support impeachment hearings. And roughly 1,000 additional troops will be deployed to the Middle East for defensive purposes, as tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate. Jill Colvin, John Heilemann, Tim O'Brien, Chris Megerian, Elliot Williams and Kelly Magsamen all join. 

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Jun 18, 2019
Day 876: President Trump attacks a star witness for Special Counsel Mueller and tries to walk back his willingness to accept campaign dirt from a foreign power
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Trump lashes out at his ex-White House Counsel Don McGahn and tries to clarify his comments about taking campaign help from foreign governments. 
Also, the DNC announces the official lineups for each night of the first Democratic Presidential debates in Miami later this month.
Susan Page, Jonathan Allen, Annie Karni, Chuck Rosenberg, Laura Barron-Lopez and Steve Kornacki all join

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Jun 15, 2019
Day 875: The White House goes into damage control mode after Trump says he'd accept dirt on a political opponent from a foreign power
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Trump is defending his remarks about taking damaging information about political rival from a foreign government during an election. Meanwhile the 
White House is trying to contain the fallout from his remarks. Also, the roster for the first Democratic debates is revealed.
Peter Baker, Jeremy Bash, Mimi Rocah, Frank Figliuzzi, Alexi McCammond, Michael Steele and General Barry McCaffrey join.

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Jun 14, 2019
Day 874: Trump admits he'd take dirt from foreign sources on an opponent. And ex-W.H. aide Hope Hicks will appear before the House Judiciary committee
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Trump says he'd have no problem accepting damaging information on a political opponent from a foreign power. A former congressman calls those remarks an 'impeachable moment'.
Former W.H. aide Hope Hicks agrees to testify to the House Judiciary Committee. And a new look at young North Korean dictator. Kim Jung Un..
Clint Watts, Ashley Parker, Michael Schmidt, Robert Costa, David Jolly and Anna Fifield join. 

 

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Jun 13, 2019
DAY 873: Trump and Biden blast one another in Iowa....and Trump praises N. Korea dictator Kim Jong-Un
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Trump and Biden attack each other at multiple events in Iowa as a new poll shows Biden leading Trump by double digits. Also the House approves
court action to enforce subpoenas to Trump officials and the President says he received a "beautiful letter" from North Korea's Kim Jung-Un.
Garrett Haake, A.B. Stoddard, John Heilemann, Kimberly Atkins, Jonathan Lemire all join.

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Jun 12, 2019
Day 869: Trump returns from foreign trip to a long list of political fights back home
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From his fight with Pelosi, the growing calls for an impeachment inquiry, and more, Trump returns from his norm-shattering foreign trip. Plus, a Russian ship came too close for comfort to a U.S. Navy warship .We discuss that and more with Jill Colvin, Nancy Cook, Elliot Williams, Adm. William McRaven, Steve Kornacki, John Gans, and Jon Meacham.

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Jun 08, 2019
Day 868: Trump attacks Pelosi and Mueller in the midst of the D-Day commemoration
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Donald Trump calls Robert Mueller a "fool" and Nancy Pelosi a "disaster" just before taking part in events at the U.S. cemetery in Normandy on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. And Joe Biden makes a complete about-face on abortion. That and more with Mimi Rocah, Eugene Robinson, Anita Kumar, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, Steve Kornacki, and Michael Beschloss.

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Jun 07, 2019
Day 867: Trump leaves London and heads for Normandy... while still waging war with Mexico
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Trump's overseas tour saw him greet World War II veterans just hours after attacking Bette Midler on Twitter as impeachment pressure keeps building back home. Plus, the strain between Trump's Attorney General, William Barr, and Congress keeps growing. Peter Baker, Tal Kopan, Philip Rucker, Jeremy Bash, Neal Katyal, Jon Ralston, and Steve Kornacki all join the program.

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Jun 06, 2019
Day 866: While in London, Trump's impeachment fight with Congress intensifies back home
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Calls for contempt charges and demands for Mueller to testify on the Hill heat up in Washington while Trump is away in the United Kingdom. Plus, is Trump's former campaign boss Paul Manafort headed to New York City's most notorious prison? That and more with Carol Leonnig, Kimberly Atkins, Mieke Eoyang, Jonathan Dienst, Steve Kornacki, and George Will.

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Jun 05, 2019
Day 865: Trump attacks London's mayor just before landing in UK for a state visit
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Donald Trump started his day by insulting the mayor of London as he landed in London and ended the day with all the pageantry Buckingham Palace could muster, including a state dinner thrown by the Queen. Back home, the 2020 candidates went on offense against their GOP rival. That and much more with Annie Karni, Robert Costa, Tim O'Brien, Rick Wilson, Laura Barrón-López, Steve Kornacki, and Sue Mi Terry.

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Jun 04, 2019
Day 862: Trump tries to turn the page on Mueller report leaving Barr to defend him
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The president goes on the defensive and is still getting more cover from his attorney general as his Justice Department defies a court order concerning contacts with the Russians. Plus, the White House threatens new tariffs on Mexico rattling Washington and Wall Street. Susan Page, Elliot Williams, Eric Tucker, Stan Brand, Jonathan Allen, Ali Velshi, and Jon Meacham all join the program.

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Jun 01, 2019
Day 861: Attacking Mueller, Trump admits Russia helped elect him before taking it back
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Trump fires back at Robert Mueller after the Special Counsel spoke out about his investigation and admits Russia helped get him elected before taking it back. Plus, more House members come out in favor of an impeachment inquiry as Trump rails against the possibility of removal from office. Joyce Vance, A.B. Stoddard, Sam Stein, Anita Kumar, Jeremy Peters, Malcolm Nance and Michael McFaul discuss.

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May 31, 2019
Day 860: Robert Mueller breaks his silence contradicting both Trump and Atty. General Barr
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For nearly nine minutes, Robert Mueller spoke about the Russia investigation telling a different story about his conclusions than we've heard from Trump and AG Barr. Also while speaking about his investigation into Trump and Russia, Robert Mueller made a point to speak about the continued threat Moscow still poses on American democracy. Frank Figliuzzi, Jeremy Bash, Katie Benner, Philip Rucker, Cynthia Alksne, Matthew Miller, John Heilemann, and Robert Costa all join to discuss.

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May 30, 2019
Day 859: Trump attacks Biden and sides with North Korea's murderous dictator
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Defying another presidential norm, Trump went out of his way while overseas to attack fmr. Vice President Joe Biden and side with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Plus, during an MSNBC town hall with Lawrence O'Donnell, 2020 Democratic candidate Sen. Kamala Harris discussed access to abortion. Peter Baker, Sue Mi Terry, Jeremy Bash, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Beth Fouhy, and Laura Barrón-López all join the program.

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May 29, 2019
Day 858: How far from normal have we gone during the Trump presidency?
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On this memorial day we take an in-depth look at the smashing of norms we've seen during nearly 900 days under a Trump administration in Washington. We also discuss the importance of Memorial Day and take a moment to remember one particular servicemember who sacrificed so much in defense of America. Joining the program are Kimberly Atkins, Eugene Robinson, Elliot Williams, Donna Edwards, David Jolly, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.

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May 28, 2019
Day 855: While stonewalling Congress, Trump says AG Barr's probe of Russia investigation is about transparency
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Trump Attorney General Barr's investigation into the Russia probe is creating worries among intelligence officials, but Trump says it's about transparency. Plus Pelosi and Trump continued their heated war of words after their last face-to-face meeting over infrastructure imploded. Julia Ainsley, Chuck Rosenberg, Frank Figliuzzi, Jonathan Allen, Ken Thomas, and Rick Wilson discuss.

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May 25, 2019
Day 854: Rep. Nadler says Robert Mueller wants closed-door testimony... but when?
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Speaking with MSNBC, Rep. Jerry Nadler gave new details about when, where, and how Special Counsel Robert Mueller could testify. Plus Trump seemed to escalate his war with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi after she suggested he may need an intervention. Kimberly Atkins, Kelsey Snell, Robert Costa, Jeremy Bash, Tim O'Brien, Eugene Robinson, and Michael McFaul join the program.

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May 24, 2019
Day 853: Trump says he doesn't do cover-ups and demands Democrats stop investigating him
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The President gets angry, walks out of a meeting with Democrats, shows up in the Rose Garden with statistics, and now he's saying he won't work with Congress as long as the Democrats are investigating him. Nancy Cook, Alexi McCammond, Jeremy Bash, Mimi Rocah, Dan Alexander, Jon Meacham, and Dan Abrams all join the show.

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May 23, 2019
Day 852: Don McGahn skips out on a House cmte. and the impeachment calls grow ever louder
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Fmr. Trump White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a House subpoena skipping a Judiciary Cmte. hearing and The Washington Post is breaking new details on Hill investigators' efforts to get Trump's tax returns. That and more with Peter Baker, Joyce Vance, Anita Kumar, Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), Steve Kornacki, and Adm. William McRaven.

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May 22, 2019
Day 851: Impeachment talk heats up as Trump White House fights multiple legal battles
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Defying subpoenas, stonewalling congressional investigators, and more, the behavior from the Trump White House is leading to more impeachment talk. Philip Rucker, Barbara McQuade, Michael Schmidt, Ashley Parker, Bill Kristol, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey join to discuss that and more.

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May 21, 2019
Day 848: Trump says he was never warned about Flynn. (He was... repeatedly)
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After a day spent alleging spying, treason, & fake news, Trump claims he wasn't warned about Flynn. But we KNOW that's not true. Plus, how has the president hurt the Trump brand? We discuss that and all the latest 2020 headlines with Michael Schmidt, Annie Karni, Harry Litman, Donny Deutsch, Laura Barrón-López, Liz Goodwin, and Jeffrey Prescott.

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May 18, 2019
Day 847: Docs reveal Flynn told Mueller about efforts to interfere with Russia probe
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Newly unredacted documents reveal that fmr. Trump aide Michael Flynn told Special Counsel Robert Mueller about efforts to interfere with his investigation by people linked to the Trump administration and Congress. We discuss that and more with Ashley Parker, Frank Figliuizzi, Greg Miller, Clint Watts, Marc Caputo, Jonathan Allen, and Rick Wilson.

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May 17, 2019
Day 846: Dem Rep. Nadler accuses the White House of acting like Trump is a dictator
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In a 12-page refusal letter the White House says no to turning over over documents to the House Judiciary Committee so the Democratic Committee chair likens the president to a king and accuses the White House of acting as if Trump were a tyrant or a dictator. Plus, Alabama's governor has signed that state's new near-total abortion ban into law as more news comes out about what the White House intends with Iran. Robert Costa, Maya Wiley, Carol Leonnig, Jonathan Lemire, Andrea Mitchell, Melissa Murray, Stephanie Schriock, and David Maraniss all join.

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May 16, 2019
Day 845: Donald Trump Jr. strikes a deal to testify to Senate Intelligence Committee
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The president's son has struck a deal with lawmakers to testify in front of the GOP-led Senate Intel Cmte. as the House Intel Cmte. launches an investigation into Trump's attorneys. Plus, why are so many Democrats running to challenge Trump in 2020 polling at 0%? Michael Mcfaul, Kelly Magsamen, Philip Rucker, Jeremy Bash, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) Garrett Haake, and David Jolly all join.

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May 15, 2019
Day 844: Trump ignites China trade war as WH reportedly reviews military plans for Iran
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Amid a slew of headlines about the Mueller investigation and possible plans for military conflict with Iran, global markets tank as Trump's trade war with China gets red hot. Plus, Lindsey Graham says Donald Trump, Jr., should ignore the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena. Peter Baker, Michael Steele, Stephanie Ruhle, Joe Cirincione, Jackie Calmes, Jeremy Peters, and A.B. Stoddard all join the show.

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May 14, 2019
Day 841: After Mueller report, Trump reportedly pushed McGahn to say he didn't obstruct justice
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As Trump's administration is hit with more subpoenas, new reports say Trump push Don McGahn to clear his name after the Mueller report was released. Plus is Team Trump planning to hit Joe Biden on his age in 2020 despite the fact he's nearly the same age as Trump? That and more with Jonathan Allen, Donny Deutsch, Barbara McQuade, Paul Butler, Juana Summers, and Ken Thomas.

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May 11, 2019
Day 840: Trump frustrated over Jr.'s subpoena as Dems push to have Mueller testify
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The president's frustration comes into plain view over the subpoena for Donald Trump, Jr. And now Republicans are going after one of their own -- Senate Intel Chair Richard Burr -- for making it happen. Plus, Comey calls out Trump over obstruction of justice. That and more with Philip Rucker, Annie Karni, Matt Zapotosky, Jeffrey Cramer, Courtney Kube, and Gordon Chang.

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May 10, 2019
Day 840: Trump frustrated over Jr.'s subpoena as Dems push to have Mueller testify
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The president's frustration comes into plain view over the subpoena for Donald Trump, Jr. And now Republicans are going after one of their own -- Senate Intel Chair Richard Burr -- for making it happen. Plus, Comey calls out Trump over obstruction of justice. That and more with Philip Rucker, Annie Karni, Matt Zapotosky, Jeffrey Cramer, Courtney Kube, and Gordon Chang.

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May 10, 2019
Day 839: House Judiciary Chair Nadler says Trump has brought us to a 'constitutional crisis'
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Trump asserts executive privilege, the House Judiciary votes to hold Atty. General Barr in contempt. And Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) warns we are now in a constitutional crisis. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Anita Kumar, Robert Costa, Jeremy Bash, Frank Figliuzzi, and Jon Meacham.

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May 09, 2019
Day 839: House Judiciary Chair Nadler says Trump has brought us to a 'constitutional crisis'
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Trump asserts executive privilege, the House Judiciary votes to hold Atty. General Barr in contempt. And Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) warns we are now in a constitutional crisis. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Anita Kumar, Robert Costa, Jeremy Bash, Frank Figliuzzi, and Jon Meacham.

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May 09, 2019
Day 838: While living large in the 1980s and 1990s, Trump lost over $1 billion
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A New York Times bombshell details a decade of Trump's tax information showing he lost $1.17 billion, a fact glaringly at odds with his successful businessman sell to voters. Russ Buettner who helped break the story joins along with Susan Page, Tim O'Brien, Shannon Pettypiece, Josh Gerstein, Elena Schor, and Laura Barrón-López to discuss that, plus the fight between Congress and AG Barr, the 2020 headlines, and more.

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May 08, 2019
Day 837: Congress wants Trump's tax returns, but Trump's Treasury Secy. says, "Nope."
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Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defying Congress's demands to see Trump's tax returns raising the legal stakes between the administration and Capitol Hill. Plus, Michael Cohen finally goes to prison. That and much more with Ashley Parker, Jessica Roth, Sam Stein, Jill Colvin, Greg Miller, Rebecca Davis O'Brien, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.

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May 07, 2019
Day 834: White House defends Trump over phone call with Putin about the 'Russia hoax'
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Trump spoke on the phone with Vladimir Putin on what he says was a range of topics, including what he calls the 'Russia hoax.' Plus, House Democrats are working to get face time on Capitol Hill with Robert Mueller despite the fact that Trump says that's a call to be made by Atty. General Barr. Donny Deutsch, Carol Leonnig, Jeremy Bash, Mike McFaul, Tessa Berenson, Joyce Vance, Jonathan Allen, and Philip Elliott all join the program.

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May 04, 2019
Day 833: Trump says investigation is over and Don McGahn won't be talking to Congress
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Trump declares the investigation into his campaign, election, and presidency is done. He also said he won't let Don McGahn testify while his White House tries to be seen as taking a victory lap. Plus, Trump is focusing all his 2020 energy on Joe Biden and ignoring the other Democrats in the field. Is he making a mistake? Elisabeth Bumiller, Jackie Calmes, Elliot Williams, Michael Schmidt, Clint Watts, Eugene Robinson, and David Jolly join to discuss.

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May 03, 2019
Day 832: Atty. General Barr gives a full-throated defense of Trump in Senate testimony
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In a frequently contentious, often perplexing appearance on Capitol Hill, Attorney General Bill Barr defended the president while wrongly suggesting the Mueller report clears Trump of any wrongdoing. Berit Berger, Jeremy Bash, Matthew Miller, Ken Vogel, Jonathan Lemire, John Heilemann, and Jon Meacham all join to discuss.

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May 02, 2019
Day 830: Trump is suing banks to keep them from complying with House subpoenas the NYT reports
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Trump, his three kids, and his company are suing to keep banks from acting on subpoenas from Democratic-led committees in the House investigating the president and his finances, according to The New York Times. Plus new reporting show how little importance Trump and his aides are giving to the threat from Russia in the 2020 campaign. And Biden holds his first 2020 campaign rally. Peter Baker, Ashley Parker, Robert Costa. Shannon Pettypiece, Barbara McQuade, Frank Figliuzzi, Shane Harris, and Bill Kristol all join the program.

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Apr 30, 2019
Day 827: Are we ready for Russia in 2020? And what was Dep. AG Rosenstein up to for Trump?
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Two new reports from The New York Times raises questions about how successful Russia's election hacks were in 2016, if America's ready for 2020, and exactly what Dep. AG Rod Rosenstein was doing for Trump behind the scenes at DOJ. Plus, day two of Joe Biden's presidential campaign was a rocky one. Susan Page, Josh Gerstein, Jeremy Bash, Nelson Cunningham, Nancy Cook, and General Barry McCaffrey all join the program.

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Apr 27, 2019
Day 826: Trump calls FOX News with new attacks on old foes Comey, Clinton, & Mueller
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Repeating his 'no obstruction, no collusion' refrain, the President launched new attacks on a litany of old foes in a rambling phone interview with FOX News host Sean Hannity. Peter Baker, Annie Karni, and Chuck Rosenberg discuss. Plus, Joe Biden makes it official and joins the 2020 campaign. Peter Baker, Annie Karni, Chuck Rosenberg, Mike Memoli, Matt Flegenheimer, Alexi, McCammond, and Sue Mi Terry all join.

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Apr 26, 2019
Day 825: Trump won't talk about the threat from Russia, but seems ready to fight with Congress
The New York Times is reporting that, in the months before she was forced out, DHS head Kirstjen Nielsen was advised not to talk about the threat from Moscow with the president. Plus, Michael Cohen has walked back parts of his guilty plea according to audio obtained by The Wall Street Journal. That and more with Ashley Parker, Clint Watts, Frank Figliuzzi, Nicholas Kristof, Emily Jane Fox, Eugene Robinson, and Jon Meacham.

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Apr 25, 2019
Day 824: Trump tells The Washington Post he's against his aides testifying to Congress
Trump called a Washington Post reporter to sound off on Congress wanting to question his staff in the wake of the Mueller report. Plus, Democrats remain divided on the impeachment issue. And what have we learned today about Russia, Mueller, and bots on social media? Joining the program are Robert Costa, Maya Wiley, David Jolly, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Andrew Sullivan, Eric Tucker, and Ben Collins all join the show.

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Apr 24, 2019