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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.
HHS whistleblower says U.S. workers without protective gear assisted coronavirus evacuees
According to the Washington Post, the HHS whistleblower says she was improperly reassigned after raising concerns about the safety of coronavirus workers. Also, the presidential candidates make their closing arguments to South Carolina voters ahead of Saturday’s primary. Plus, Lily Adams and Yamiche Alcindor look ahead to Super Tuesday. And psychiatrist Dr. Lance Dodes considers what it means to have a president in declining mental health in charge of protecting the public health of the country. Rep. John Garamendi, Dr. Matt McCarthy, Ned Price and John Heilemann also join Lawrence O’Donnell.
|Feb 28, 2020|
Rep. James Clyburn endorses Joe Biden ahead of South Carolina primary
Tonight on the Last Word: Rep. James Clyburn talks to Lawrence about his decision to endorse Joe Biden. Also, Trump contradicts U.S. health officials on coronavirus. Plus, the Democratic presidential candidates zero in on Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of Saturday’s South Carolina primary. And Rosanna Arquette reacts to the guilty verdicts against Harvey Weinstein. Ron Klain, Laurie Garrett and John Heilemann also join Lawrence O’Donnell.
|Feb 27, 2020|
Rpt: Advisers say Trump must do more to combat coronavirus
Tonight on the Last Word: Global markets plunge over coronavirus fears. Dems prepare for the final debate before Super Tuesday. Also, a New York jury finds Harvey Weinstein guilty of two felony sex crimes. Cecile Richards joins Lawrence to discuss the Weinstein verdict in the era of Donald Trump. Plus, Senate Democrats demand new Russia sanctions over interference in the 2020 election. And Jill Wine-Banks discusses her new memoir titled, “The Watergate Girl.” Jennifer Palmieri, Anand Giridharadas, Molly Crane-Newman, Cynthia Alksne and Rep. Denny Heck also join Lawrence O’Donnell.
|Feb 25, 2020|