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Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI probe before hearing
Tonight on The Last Word: Brett Kavanaugh accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, requests an FBI probe before testifying. Chairman Grassley says there’s no reason for delay. Also, Mark Judge, who was a witness to the alleged assault said he will not testify. Bob Schiff, Lisa Graves, Mieke Eoyang, Robert Costa and Margaret Carlson all join Lawrence O’Donnell.
|Sep 19, 2018|
History repeats itself as Kavanaugh accuser goes public
Tonight on The Last Word: Over the weekend, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser came forward – now, the Senate is calling both Kavanaugh and Professor Christie Blasey Ford to testify in a public hearing. Donald Trump had an uncharacteristically muted response to the controversy today. Plus, in an unprecedented move, President Trump has ordered the Department of Justice to declassify documents related to the Russia investigation, including text messages from James Comey, Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, and Lisa Page, all while the Russia investigation is still going on. Ron Klain, Lisa Graves, Dahlia Lithwick, Ana Marie Cox, Representative Adam Schiff, and Mara Gay join Lawrence O’Donnell.
|Sep 18, 2018|
Manafort pleads guilty, will cooperate with Mueller
Tonight on The Last Word: A former federal prosecutor tells Lawrence that Manafort must have "blockbuster information" to share with Robert Mueller in his investigation of Pres. Trump's campaign and Russia. Plus, Senate Republicans plan to move forward with Kavanaugh’s nomination vote despite the recently surfaced sexual misconduct allegation. How will all of this affect upcoming the midterm elections? Jill Wine-Banks, Glenn Kirschner, David Corn, Craig Unger, Lisa Graves and Evan Siegfried all join Lawrence O’Donnell.
|Sep 15, 2018|