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Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where the decision-makers stand on complex issues Join her for analysis and discussion with the key newsmake…

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    "The territory is going to get more uncharted"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 104:05

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses possible Espionage Act violations revealed in the Mar-a-Lago search warrant. Plus, the House passes the Inflation Reduction Act, and historians issue a warning to Biden.Joined by: Phil Rucker, Neal Katyal, Ben Rhodes, Olivia Troye, Ben Collins, Aruna Viswanatha, Harry Litman, Donna Edwards, Clint Watts, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, and Michael Beschloss

    “Sometimes silence is seen as agreement”

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 96:04

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the DOJ's motion to unseal the Mar-a-Lago search warrant. Plus, Liz Cheney's fight for her congressional seat.Joined by: Katie Benner, Michael Bender, Andrew Weissmann, Barbara McQuade, Philip Bump, Peter Wehner, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Peter Strzok, John Harris, and Vaughn Hillyard

    "Scorpions in a sock"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 93:06

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the Mar-A-Lago search warrant. Plus, Trump pleads the fifth in the NY civil probe, Wisconsin embraces MAGA candidates, and Biden signs a bill expanding veterans' health benefits.Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Joyce Vance, Kurt Andersen, Rick Wilson, Alexi McCammond, Laurence Tribe, Phil Rucker, Katie Benner, David Plouffe, Matt Dowd, Cornell Belcher, and Maria Teresa Kumar

    "A little chill down your spine"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 86:48

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the FBI's search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago home. Plus, far-right rhetoric intensifies online, and primary day in Wisconsin.Joined by: Betsy Woodruff Swan, Jonathan Lemire, Andrew Weissmann, Asha Rangappa, Charlie Sykes, Tim Miller, Nicolle Wallace, Katie Benner, Frank Figliuzzi, Maya Wiley, Ben Collins, Shaq Brewster, and Sam Stein

    "Straight into that brick wall”

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 92:59

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses Biden's big legislative wins. Plus, Indiana's governor signs the first post-Roe abortion ban, the war between Trump and his generals, Trump targets a top Wisconsin lawmaker, GOP hypocrisy in Michigan, DeSantis ousts a state attorney, and a triple threat of viruses.Joined by: Jake Sherman, Katty Kay, Mike Murphy, Melissa Murray, Ashley Parker, Neal Katyal, Michael Steele, Nathan Layne, Neal Katyal, Andrew Warren, and Dr. Kavita Patel

    "Totally dead in the water"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 87:57

    Michael Steele, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses conspiracy and controversy at CPAC. Plus, Trump's legal team speaks with DOJ 1/6 investigators, Biden's week of wins, Alex Jones' big payout, Kari Lake wins in Arizona, the fallout from Kansans' abortion vote, and outrage over Griner's sentence. Joined by: Ben Rhodes, Isaac Arnsdorf, Shermichael Singleton, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Harry Litman, Rev. Al Sharpton, David Plouffe, Ben Collins, Sam Stein, David Jolly, Donna Edwards, Olivia Troye, Frank Figliuzzi, and Rev. Al Sharpton

    “The world's tiniest violin is playing"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 85:17

    Michael Steele, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses Trump attorney John Eastman's attempts to maintain the Big Lie. Plus, election deniers who could oversee future voting, Brittney Griner is sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison, Hungary's Orban speaks at CPAC, Alex Jones is ordered to pay $4M to Sandy Hook parents, and Trump's children testify in the NY civil probe.Joined by: Luke Broadwater, Harry Litman, Charlie Sykes, Nick Confessore, Katie Phang, Nick Corasaniti, Jeremy Peters, A.B. Stoddard, Tara Setmayer, Donna Edwards, Susanne Craig, and Tim O'Brien

    "The frat is in charge of the campus right now"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 88:52

    Michael Steele, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses Kansans' vote to preserve abortion rights. Plus, election deniers win several contested primaries, the DOJ subpoenas Cipollone, deleted DOD Jan. 6th texts, the RNC links up with “Stop the Steal” to train poll workers, and the Senate passes a health care bill for veterans.Joined by: Ashley Parker, Alexi McCammond, Donna Edwards, Jeff Timmer, Luke Broadwater, Joyce Vance, Katty Kay, Matt Dowd, Cornell Belcher, Heidi Przybyla, Jonathan Lemire, Jena Griswold, and Paul Rieckhoff

    “Everybody hears the dog whistle”

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 85:17

    Alicia Menendez, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses primary day for a divided Republican party. Plus, the U.S. kills a top terror leader, Pelosi arrives in Taiwan, Kansas holds the first post-Roe abortion referendum, and the possible cover-up of Secret Service agents' deleted texts. Joined by: Shaq Brewster, Yamiche Alcindor, Jake Sherman, Charlie Sykes, Frank Figliuzzi, Rick Stengel, Nick Kristof, Dasha Burns, Michele Goodwin, Vaughn Hillyard, Eddie Glaude, Maria Teresa Kumar, Matt Dowd, Steve Kornacki, Betsy Woodruff Swan, and Harry Litman

    "Has come to fruition here"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 100:01

    Nicolle Wallace discusses tomorrow's primaries in Arizona shaping up to be a big test for the Republican party. Plus, Fox News has not interviewed Trump in over 100 days, veterans continue to slam Republicans for rejecting the bill that gives care to those exposed to burn pits, a January 6th rioter is sentenced to over 7 years in prison, Trump allies are caught on tape discussing pardons, Kansas is set to vote on new abortion restrictions, and a U.S. drone strike kills a top Al-Qaeda leader. Joined by: Vaughn Hillyard, Donna Edwards, Tim Miller, Jeremy Peters, Paul Rieckhoff, Miles Taylor, Frank Figliuzzi, Claire McCaskill, Jackie Alemany, Matthew Dowd, Monica Alba, Kristen Welker, John Brennan, and David Rohde

    "All that stinks to high heaven"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 93:45

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the DOJ's methodical approach to its Jan. 6th inquiry. Plus, GOP senators block aid to vets, a new Lincoln Project ad slams J.D. Vance, DHS officials' missing Jan. 6th texts, Mastriano's ties to white nationalists, the proposal to free Americans imprisoned in Russia, and Ukrainians' ongoing fight.Joined by: Betsy Woodruff Swan, Mike Schmidt, Daniel Goldman, Paul Rieckhoff, Rick Wilson, Michael Steele, Neal Katyal, Rev. Al Sharpton, Donny Deutsch, John Kirby, Amb. Michael McFaul, and Alexander Vindman

    "Questionable in terms of competence"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 85:43

    Ayman Mohyeldin, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the Jan. 6th panel's conversations with top Trump officials. Plus, a major piece of economic legislation clears the Senate, Republicans face a challenging Senate battleground, doctors refuse to stay silent about abortion bans, the GOP embraces Hungary's autocrat, a new political party, Russian strikes in Ukraine, and the deal to free Brittney Griner.Joined by: Claudia Grisales, Joyce Vance, Katty Kay, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Donna Edwards, Charlie Sykes, Kim Atkins Stohr, David Jolly, Dalton Bennett, and Rick Stengel

    “A grab bag of fraud”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 92:59

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Justice Department's investigation into Trump's actions on Jan. 6th. Plus, Congress grapples with reforming the Electoral Count Act, gunmakers testify on Capitol Hill, and a potential deal to free Brittney Griner.Joined by: Carol Leonnig, Neal Katyal, Charlie Sykes, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Jackie Alemany, Joyce Vance, Miles Taylor, Marc Elias, and Michael Crowley

    "Rules for thee, not for me"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 89:34

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the DOJ's ongoing Jan. 6th inquiry. Plus, Rep. Cheney slams criticism of the Jan. 6th committee, the dangers of near-total abortion bans, J.D. Vance's outrageous claims about abusive marriages, Trump continues to fracture the GOP, the origins of the Big Lie, and the fate of Democrats' same-sex marriage bill.Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Maya Wiley, Jake Sherman, Mini Timmaraju, Rick Stengel, Matt Dowd, Yamiche Alcindor, Tim Miller, and Jonathan Lemire

    “You can only be disingenuous for so long”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 92:56

    Nicolle Wallace discusses pressure on the DOJ to move forward with a Trump probe. Plus, a former Jan. 6th investigator announces a Senate bid, the fate of rights to same-sex marriage and contraception, conservative media's response to the Jan. 6th hearings, a hidden new threat to elections, the Texas gubernatorial race tightens, and a Russian strike in Odesa.Joined by: Mike Schmidt, Claire McCaskill, Andrew Weissmann, John Wood, Eddie Glaude, Jeremy Peters, Amanda Carpenter, David Jolly, Nick Corasaniti, St. Rep. Jasmine Crockett, and Simon Shuster

    “Brought a pool noodle to an axe fight”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 94:01

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the 1/6 select committee hearing on Donald Trump's inaction for 187 minutes on January 6th. Plus, new details in the story of the Secret Service's purged emails, the select committee says they will hold more hearings in September, Steve Bannon is found guilty on both counts of contempt of Congress, and new evidence from the committee shows a Republican running from the mob he helped incite.Joined by: Jonathan Karl, Daniel Goldman, Peter Strzok, Michael Steele, Gordon Heddell, Denver Riggleman, Neal Katyal, Katie Benner, Ben Rhodes, Charlie Sykes, and A.B. Stoddard    

    "Not just a sin of commission. It's a sin of omission"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 92:06

    Nicolle Wallace looks ahead to the January 6th Select Committee's primetime hearing tonight examining former president Trump's actions as the Capitol insurrection unfolded. Plus, President Biden tests positive for covid and Steve Bannon's defense team rests their case in Bannon's contempt trial.Joined by: Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Frank Figulizzi, Yamiche Alcindor, Barbara McQuade, Nicholas Wu, Ron Klain, Rep. Elaine Luria, Jeremy Bash, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Rick Stengel, and Claudia Grisales 

    "When they go low, we're having none of it"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 89:04

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th panel's case for Trump's criminality. Plus, subpoenas for “fake electors” in Georgia, the Secret Service's failure to present text message records, Steve Bannon's contempt of Congress trial, the Ukrainian first lady's emotional plea to Congress, Buttigieg hits back at comments on Biden's health, and GOP members of Congress vote against a same-sex marriage bill. Joined by: Barry Berke, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Ben Rhodes, Jonathan Lemire, Ryan Reilly, Phil Rucker, Mike Schmidt, Kim Atkins Stohr, Rep. Jim Himes, David Jolly, and Errin Haines

    “Delusions, lies, tantrums"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 89:34

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Secret Service's deleted Jan. 6th text messages. Plus, new subpoenas in the Fulton elections probe, a House vote to protect same-sex marriage, Trump's 187 minutes of inaction on Jan. 6th, Big Lie candidates in GOP primaries, Biden's 2024 plans, and Russian acts of terror in Ukraine.Joined by: Rep. Stephanie Murphy, Michael Bender, Miles Taylor, Harry Litman, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Ashley Parker, Hugo Lowell, Jason Johnson, Matthew Dowd, and Igor Novikov

    “Why can't we walk and chew gum at the same time?”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 89:42

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th committee's upcoming hearing about Trump's inaction during the insurrection. Plus, jury selection for Steve Bannon, anti-abortion groups pressure the GOP, a little-known lawyer's plot to subvert the 2020 election, a report details the failed police response to the Uvalde shooting, and the changing political landscape.Joined by: Carol Leonnig, Harry Litman, Tim O'Brien, Claire McCaskill, Alexi McCammond, Dr. Tracey Wilkinson, Jake Sherman, Barbara McQuade, Frank Figliuzzi, and Lis Smith

    “Swimming in a sea of extremist muck”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 85:42

    Nicolle Wallace discusses pressure on the Indiana doctor who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim. Plus, Democrats pull ahead in several key Senate races, deleted Jan. 6th text messages between Secret Service agents, Biden meets with the Saudi crown prince, a Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate's ties to a white supremacist platform, and the heartbreaking trauma facing Ukrainian children.Joined by: Kathleen Delaney, Dr. Kavita Patel, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Rep. Barbara Lee, Rev. Al Sharpton, David Plouffe, Peter Strzok, Maya Wiley, Claudia Grisales, Rick Stengel, Josh Shapiro, and Dr. Irwin Redlener

    “There's either denial or there's deflection”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 90:02

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th select committee's plans for future hearings. Plus, GOP disinformation surrounding the pregnancy of a 10-year-old girl, Capitol Police officers demand accountability for the insurrection, and Russian strikes against Ukrainian civilians continue.Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Neal Katyal, Tim Miller, Ben Ginsburg, Mini Timmaraju, David Folkenflik, Harry Dunn, Joyce Vance, Frank Figliuzzi, Ben Rhodes, and Ali Arouzi

    “Like a lion breathing down the neck of an antelope”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 86:09

    Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump's efforts to influence witnesses in the Jan. 6th inquiry. Plus, Sen. Graham is ordered to testify before a Georgia grand jury, the GOP refuses to hold Trump accountable, and a congressional hearing on abortion restrictions.Joined by: Katie Benner, Carol Leonnig, Barbara McQuade, Rick Stengel, Donell Harvin, Ashley Parker, Amanda Carpenter, Kim Atkins Stohr, David Jolly, Rep. Madeleine Dean, and Fatima Goss Graves

    “At least mob bosses have loyalty to their folks"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 109:44

    Nicolle Wallace recaps the Jan. 6th committee's hearing on the links between Trump allies and extremist groups.Joined by: Katy Tur, Frank Figliuzzi, Claire McCaskill, Neal Katyal, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, Luke Broadwater, Jackie Alemany, Miles Taylor, Harry Litman, Rep. Elaine Luria, and Phil Rucker

    “A hydra-headed conspiracy”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 89:44

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the ongoing impact of testimony before the Jan. 6th panel by Trump's former staffers and allies. Plus, the future of abortion access, Trump's call to extremists on Jan. 6th, a new book on Trump's enablers in the GOP, and Russia targets civilians in its latest strikes on Ukraine.Joined by: Jake Sherman, Carol Leonnig, Claire McCaskill, Donny Deutsch, Cecile Richards, Charlie Sykes, Clint Watts, Andrew Weissmann, Jackie Alemany, Mark Leibovich, and Ali Arouzi

    “Someone is going to have to know when enough is enough”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 91:41

    Nicolle Wallace discusses Pat Cipollone's closed-door interview with the Jan. 6th panel. Plus, the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Biden signs an executive order safeguarding abortion access.Joined by: Luke Broadwater, Michael Steele, Katie Benner, David Plouffe, Victor Cha, Ben Rhodes, Barbara McQuade, Jackie Alemany, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Fatima Goss Graves, and Dr. Kavita Patel

    “There are no coincidences”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 87:58

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th committee's upcoming hearing on domestic extremists. Plus, WNBA star Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russia, British PM Boris Johnson resigns, Democrats' midterms messaging, suspicious IRS audits of Comey and McCabe, a House committee calls on gun manufacturers to testify, and the ongoing abortion fight.Joined by: Betsy Woodruff Swan, Jackie Alemany, Rick Stengel, Katty Kay, Matt Dowd, Peter Strzok, Mike Schmidt, Tim O'Brien, Miles Taylor, and Errin Haines

    “There aren't two sides to a lie”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 89:48

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th panel's upcoming interview with former White House counsel Pat Cipollone. Plus, the fight against disinformation, charges for the Highland Park shooter, Biden says he is working to bring Brittney Griner home, the investigation into Trump's pressure on Georgia officials, a new post-Roe reality, and the Pennsylvania gubernatorial race heats up. Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Eddie Glaude, Jonathan Lemire, Rick Stengel, Dasha Burns, Blayne Alexander, Jeremy Bash, Neal Katyal, Alexi McCammond, and Josh Shapiro

    “Nobody should be surprised”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 100:20

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the July 4th parade shooting that left seven dead and dozens injured. Plus, possible criminal referrals from the Jan. 6th committee, a Fulton County grand jury subpoenas top Trump insiders, never-before-seen Trump documentary footage, MAGA-world attorneys continue to thrive, and Brittney Griner sends Biden a handwritten letter.Joined by: Chris Jansing, Tom Winter, Claire McCaskill, Peter Strzok, Shannon Watts, Greg Bluestein, Carol Leonnig, Barbara McQuade, Charles Blow, Heidi Przybyla, and Michael Crowley

    “We are all being robbed at the same time”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 87:26

    Nicolle Wallace discusses possible witness tampering in the Jan. 6th investigation. Plus, the Supreme Court completes a controversial term, WNBA star Brittney Griner's trial begins in Russia, the battle for eastern Ukraine rages on, and the erosion of liberties in the U.S. ahead of July 4th. Joined by: Betsy Woodruff Swan, Frank Figliuzzi, Harry Litman, Jackie Alemany, Marc Elias, Brian Fallon, Michael Crowley, Ann Simmons, Tom Firestone, Igor Novikov, Rev. Al Sharpton, and Amy McGrath

    “We passed the ‘break glass in case of emergency' moment”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 86:27

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th committee's subpoena of former White House counsel Pat Cipollone. Plus, the Supreme Court hands down another drastic decision as the fight for abortion rights continues, Rep. Liz Cheney's role in the GOP, and Ukrainians face a forever war.Joined by: Mike Schmidt, Barbara McQuade, Peter Strzok, David Jolly, Dahlia Lithwick, Fatima Goss Graves, Michael Steele, Miles Taylor, Yamiche Alcindor, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Ali Arouzi, and Cal Perry

    "Bowing to a cult leader in a throne room in Palm Beach"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 89:30

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the fallout from Cassidy Hutchinson's dramatic testimony and the Jan. 6th panel's next steps. Plus, election deniers lose in Colorado, and fighting rages on in eastern Ukraine.Joined by: Carol Leonnig, Luke Broadwater, Joyce Vance, Katty Kay, Andrew Weissmann, Mike Schmidt, Aaron Blake, A.B. Stoddard, Charles Blow, Michael Beschloss, Matt Dowd, Cornell Belcher, and Ali Arouzi

    “One for the history books"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 99:21

    Nicolle Wallace discusses former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson's explosive testimony before the Jan. 6th committee. Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Neal Katyal, Charlie Sykes, Ben Rhodes, Rep. Elaine Luria, Denver Riggleman, Katie Benner, Harry Litman, Frank Figliuzzi, Claire McCaskill, John Brennan, and Rep. Jim Himes

    “Game recognizes game"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 92:20

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the last-minute addition of a public hearing by the Jan. 6th committee. Plus, mass protests ensue after the Supreme Court overturns Roe, and a Russian missile hits a Ukrainian shopping mall.Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Jonathan Karl, Mike Schmidt, Claire McCaskill, Kim Atkins Stohr, Alexi McCammond, Carol Leonnig, Julie Davis, Tim Miller, Irin Carmon, Errin Haines, Greg Myre, and Amb. Michael McFaul

    “It only gets deeper and darker”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 95:26

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Joined by: Claire McCaskill, Michele Goodwin, Fatima Goss Graves, Rep. Madeleine Dean, Mini Timmaraju, Dr. Kavita Patel, Cecile Richards, Dahlia Lithwick, Danielle Holley-Walker, A.B. Stoddard, David Plouffe, Karine Jean-Pierre, Cal Perry, and Tali Farhadian Weinstein

    “A trip down a minefield”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 27:55

    Nicolle Wallace reacts to the Jan. 6th panel's hearing on Trump's push for the DOJ to legitimize his lies.Joined by: Claire McCaskill, Ari Melber, Neal Katyal, and Jackie AlemanyNOTE: Today's episode was shortened due to the Jan. 6th Select Committee hearing.

    “A fast slide down a slippery slope”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 92:53

    Nicolle Wallace discusses new scrutiny on Sen. Ron Johnson for his role in Trump's fake electors conspiracy. Plus, a judge upholds Dominion's defamation case against Fox, bipartisan gun legislation, Trump's pressure on the DOJ in the lead-up to 1/6, and Democrats' push to run on big issues.Joined by: Luke Broadwater, Harry Litman, Charlie Sykes, Claire McCaskill, Fred Guttenberg, Maya Wiley, Mike Schmidt, Ben Rhodes, Rep. Pete Aguilar, Matthew Dowd, and Cornell Belcher

    “Get some spine, jellyfish”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 101:49

    Nicolle Wallace recaps the Jan. 6th panel's hearing on Trump's threats to election officials. Joined by: Rep. Elaine Luria, Jackie Alemany, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Miles Taylor, Jason Johnson, Jocelyn Benson, Denver Riggleman, John Heilemann, Neal Katyal, and Peter Strzok

    “Damned if you do, damned if you don't”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 89:12

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the 1/6 panel's plan to focus on Trump's “fake electors” plot. Plus Texas Republicans out-MAGA themselves, Zelenskyy warns of intensified fighting in Ukraine, the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on Roe, and Juneteeth's enshrinement as a national holiday.Joined by: Jake Sherman, Harry Litman, David Jolly, Tim Miller, Matt Dowd, Ali Arouzi, Frank Figliuzzi, Michael Schmidt, Joyce Vance, Dahlia Lithwick, Charles Blow, and Eddie Glaude

    "We have to grade him on a curve"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 85:58

    Ayman Mohyeldin, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the Jan. 6th panel's cooperation with the Justice Department. Plus, Ginni Thomas' emails with Trump's lawyer, Pence's 2024 strategy, a GOP gubernatorial candidate who rioted on 1/6, fierce war in eastern Ukraine, and covid vaccines for kids.Joined by: Betsy Woodruff Swan, Philip Rucker, Claire McCaskill, Chuck Rosenberg, Rev. Al Sharpton, Vaughn Hillyard, Luke Broadwater, Sarah Wire, Jeremy Bash, Dana Nessel, Ali Arouzi, Rick Stengel, and Dr. Ashish Jha

    “That makes the French Reign of Terror look like a nice game of tennis”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 103:52

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th panel's hearing on the pressure campaign against Mike Pence.Joined by: Harry Litman, Ben Rhodes, Michael Steele, Frank Figliuzzi, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, Olivia Troye, Rep. Elaine Luria, Jackie Alemany, Neal Katyal, Basil Smikle, Nick Confessore, Tim Miller, and Eddie Glaude

    “I'm going to huff, and I'm going to puff, and I'm going to blow your house down”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 93:21

    Nicolle Wallace discusses Rep. Barry Loudermilk's tours of the Capitol a day ahead of the insurrection. Plus, Steve Bannon slams Bill Barr over his Jan. 6th testimony, the Senate works to pass gun legislation, far-right Republicans look to reshape election systems, Katy Tur on her new memoir, and Russian advances in Ukraine.Joined by: Carol Leonnig, Daniel Goldman, Joyce Vance, Peter Strzok, Shannon Watts, Charlie Sykes, Nick Corasaniti, Matt Dowd, Cornell Belcher, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Katy Tur, and Igor Novikov

    “An alternate universe of hate”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 96:10

    Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump's pressure on the DOJ in the lead-up to the insurrection. Plus, a white supremacist group targets the LGBTQ+ community, the threat to Mike Pence on Jan. 6th, GOP candidates continue to push the Big Lie, and fierce fighting in eastern Ukraine.Joined by: Rep. Stephanie Murphy, Harry Litman, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Nick Confessore, Frank Figliuzzi, Jonathan Capehart, Jonathan Karl, Michael Schmidt, Joyce Vance, David Plouffe, David Jolly, and Ali Arouzi

    “The lie travels halfway around the world before the truth can get its pants on”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 93:15

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th committee's focus on Trump's election lies in its latest public hearing.Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Neal Katyal, Joyce Vance, Tim Miller, Rep. Pete Aguilar, Daniel Goldman, Peter Strzok, Miles Taylor, and Yamiche Alcindor

    “Where there's smoke, there's fire”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 93:15

    Nicolle Wallace discusses new revelations from the Jan. 6th panel's first prime time hearing. Plus, Obama warns of dangers to democracy, Fox News shields its viewers from the horrors of the insurrection, gun safety activists rally outside the Capitol, and the White House's plan to vaccinate young children.Joined by: Rep. Bennie Thompson, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Frank Figliuzzi, Jeremy Bash, Jonathan Lemire, Rick Stengel, Harry Litman, Eddie Glaude, Tim O'Brien, Nick Confessore, Shannon Watts, and Dr. Ashish Jha

    “The wrong side of history”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 92:32

    Nicolle Wallace previews the Jan. 6th committee's first prime time hearing.  Joined by: Daniel Goldman, Luke Broadwater, Maya Wiley, John Heilemann, Rep. Elaine Luria, Peter Strzok, Jackie Alemany, Neal Katyal, Joyce Vance, Clint Watts, Rep. Jackie Speier, and Ali Vitali

    “Still screwing the wings on the airplane as they fly it”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 93:09

    Nicolle Wallace discusses Uvalde and Buffalo families' emotional testimonies during a congressional hearing on gun violence. Plus, the eve of the Jan. 6th panel's high-stakes hearings, and California voters send Democrats a midterms message.Joined by: Rep. Gerry Connolly, Shannon Watts, David Jolly, David Hogg, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Joyce Vance, Michael Schmidt, Ron Klain, Philip Rucker, Matt Dowd, Cornell Belcher, Amy McGrath, and Frank Figliuzzi

    “Riding in on a wave of fury and grief”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 90:14

    Nicolle Wallace discusses actor and Uvalde native Matthew McConaughey's impassioned calls for gun safety measures. Plus, new evidence in the Jan. 6th panel's investigation days ahead of public hearings, the rising threat of violent extremism, Fox News' refusal to air the 1/6 hearings, and the staggering civilian death toll in Ukraine. Joined by: Fred Guttenberg, Matt Dowd, Luke Broadwater, Jackie Alemany, A.B. Stoddard, Tim Miller, Frank Figliuzzi, Kristopher Goldsmith, Rick Stengel, Dan Pfeiffer, and Igor Novikov

    “It's P.T. Barnum stuff”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 91:08

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th committee's preparation for hearings later this week. Plus, the Proud Boys leader is charged with seditious conspiracy, Steve Bannon poses a threat to democracy, the ongoing impacts of gun violence and political violence, and airstrikes hit Kyiv. Joined by: Claire McCaskill, Charlie Sykes, Carol Leonnig, Harry Litman, Jennifer Senior, Miles Taylor, Jason Johnson, Katty Kay, Clint Watts, Rosie Perez, and Ali Arouzi

    “Like a guy with aluminum foil on his head”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 94:46

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses former Trump aide Peter Navarro's indictment for contempt of Congress. Plus, Pence's aide warned of danger before Jan. 6th, Biden calls for stricter gun legislation, the House probes Jared Kushner's business with Saudi Arabia, and 100 days of war in Ukraine.Joined by: Ari Melber, Harry Litman, Jackie Alemany, Katie Benner, Luke Broadwater, Mayor Quinton Lucas, Shannon Watts, Ben Rhodes, Kurt Andersen, Kate Kelly, and Ali Arouzi

    “This is not just a game that's played in Washington”

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 91:05

    John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses gun safety legislation ahead of Biden's primetime address on gun violence. Plus, the Proud Boys' infiltration of the GOP establishment, Rep. Liz Cheney's reelection campaign, the Jan. 6th committee plans public hearings, and Trump fumes over Georgia.Joined by: Ashley Parker, Tim Miller, Dave Cullen, Rep. Ted Deutch, Peter Strzok, Josh Dawsey, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Jackie Alemany, Barbara McQuade, Rep. Madeleine Dean, Greg Bluestein, Richard Stengel, and A.B. Stoddard

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