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Join Chris Matthews each weeknight for a spirited hour of political analysis and debate with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and cultural icons. Matthews asks his guests the tough questions, and never backs down, in a relentless pursuit of the truth.

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    DOJ moves to make Trump search warrant details public

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 42:01

    In this episode of The ReidOut: We examine how Donald Trump could reveal the details of the FBI Mar-a-Lago search right now, but he has not, leaving the dangling question of, "why?" Now, the Department of Justice is moving to make that information public. We also bring you fresh reporting on a subpoena from this past spring concerning sensitive documents the FBI believed Trump was still improperly holding. Also in this episode, we have new details on the armed man who tried to breach an FBI office in Cincinnati this morning. He was also at the Capitol on January 6th. Plus, Rep. Eric Swalwell joins The ReidOut on how the lies being spread by leading Republicans is spurring violence against people in public service--but he will not be deterred. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Donald Trump ironically pleads the Fifth

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 42:16

    In this episode of The ReidOut: Guess what Donald Trump did today? If you said, "He pleaded the Fifth," you are correct. Dr. Jason Johnson filling in for Joy Reid and a panel of experts discuss why this is so ironic. Also, the MAGA enablers are all on the same page about the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago. They have no idea what the evidence is, but they firmly believe it was planted by the FBI. We debunk this disinformation. Plus, Rep. Raul Ruiz joins us on President Biden signing the PACT Act veterans' health care bill into law. Finally, we share why voters need to pay attention to the critical position of secretary of state, with Democratic candidate for Georgia Secretary of State, Georgia St. Rep. Bee Nguyen. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    FBI search of Mar-a-Lago has serious ramifications for Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 41:54

    In this episode of The ReidOut: Despite the freakout from the right, there are serious legal ramifications for Donald Trump as we are learning more about yesterday's FBI search. Plus, there are dark MAGA-aligned forces threatening violence on social media, with some not even bothering to disguise their identities. We discuss why they appear to see the FBI's lawful search of Mar-a-Lago as an apocolyptic sign of a "cold civil war." Finally, a famous presidential historian explains why you should not buy into the hype that the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago is somehow unprecedented. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Trump's Mar-a-Lago being raided by FBI called ‘nonpolitical' by Rep. Khanna

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 55:45

    Donald Trump says his Mar-a-Lago home was “raided” by a “large group of FBI agents.” At Justice Department headquarters, a spokesperson declined to comment to NBC News. Rep. Ro Khanna joins The ReidOut with his perspective. Plus, former FBI assistant director for counterintelligence Frank Figliguzzi details what the FBI needed to prove to obtain a search warrant to raid Mar-a-Lago, what the search may mean, and the next steps in the investigation. Dr. Jason Johnson, sitting in for Joy Reid, discusses this and more regarding this breaking news with our panel of experts in this episode of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    President Biden racks up win after win this week

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 41:49

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut observing that it has been a week of contrasts, with President Biden was racking up win after win, while Republicans were pushing abortion bans, Social Security cuts, election denial, and watching their midterm prospects begin to fade. Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D), Vice-Chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, joins The ReidOut to discuss the Democrats going into the midterms on great terms. Plus, a Texas jury has delivered a massive blow to Alex Jones, ordering the conspiracy theorist to pay more than $45 million in punitive damages to the parents of a first-grader killed at Sandy Hook. Also in this episode, Joy is joined by Andrew Warren, the democratically-elected Florida state attorney who is the victim of what many see as blatant abuse of power by Ron DeSantis, who is trying to suspend him. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orban receives the red carpet treatment by Republicans at CPAC

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 42:18

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the Hungarian autocrat Viktor Orban, who was accused of pure Nazi rhetoric by one of his own aides--but that did not prevent him from receiving the red carpet treatment by Republicans at CPAC. Also tonight, the Russian show trial ended just as everyone knew it would: with a barbaric sentence for basketball star Brittney Griner. So how soon until a deal gets done to bring her home? Plus, in the Alex Jones defamation trial the jury has returned a verdict on compensatory damages for his Sandy Hook lies. Our legal expert explains the details. Finally, Charles Booker, candidate for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, joins The ReidOut on the four officers charged by the Department of Justice in the case of Breonna Taylor's shooting death. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    A major victory for reproductive freedom in Kansas that should make GOP nervous

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 42:26

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the major victory for reproductive freedom in Kansas that should make Republicans very nervous about the midterms. Also, it was a big night for the Big Lie, as many Arizona Republicans continued to go full MAGA. The state's top conspiracy theorist could end up running the elections there. Arizona Sec. of State Katie Hobbs, Democratic nominee for governor of Arizona, joins The ReidOut to discuss. Also in this episode, we cover how there are more missing text messages, this time at the Pentagon. Speaking of text messages, Alex Jones' lawyers mistakenly sent years of his texts to the opposing counsel in the Sandy Hook lawsuit. Find out what happened next. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Primary night commences in five states with democracy itself on the ballot

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 42:01

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut as primary night commences in five states highlighting candidates who are trying to get their hands on the key offices overseeing voting. Make no mistake, democracy itself is on the ballot, Joy tells us. Also on the ballot today is reproductive rights in Kansas. A referendum there would strip women of their right to choose unless enough people vote no. Plus, Speaker Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday, even though China is furious about the trip. We explore the purpose of her visit. Finally, Trevor Reed, the former Marine who spent three years behind bars in Russia, and is now speaking out for the release of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, joins The ReidOut. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    President Biden announces killing of Al Qaeda's leader by drone strike

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 46:40

    Joy Reid begins this episode of The ReidOut with breaking news. President Biden addressed the nation during our program regarding a major counter-terrorism operation, announcing that the United States has tageted Ayman al-Zawahiri, Al Qaeda's leader and a former deputy to Osama bin Laden on 9/11. He was killed via drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan. A senior administration official said there were no civilian casualties in the mission. Joy and her guests discuss these developments. Plus, The ReidOut commemorates the deaths of the legends Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols. Joy describes them as, "A giant on and off the court and a legend on this planet and beyond." All this and more in this ediion of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Senate Republicans celebrate blocking a bill to give veterans health care coverage

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 42:10

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the righteous outrage many are feeling after Senate Republicans openly celebrated blocking a bill to give veterans critical health care coverage. Also, we cover even more missing text messages that could shed important light on the plot to overturn the election. A senior investigator for the January 6th committee joins The ReidOut to discuss. Plus, it is not just Disney. Ron SeSantis is stepping up his fight against so-called "woke" companies, which stands to benefit the companies that help him out politically. Finally, Olivia Julianna, who appeared on The ReidOut on Wednesday night for her efforts to raise money for abortion rights groups after she was verbally attacked Rep. Matt Gaetz, joins us after raising over $1.7 million after Gaetz's mean tweet for this important fund. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Jan. 6 committee agrees to share evidence, witness transcripts with DOJ

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 42:11

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut covering how the January 6th committee has met with former Trump acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, and how the Department of Justice will finally get its hands on the committee's enormous collection of evidence. Also, it has been a very good week for President Biden with some major victories in Congress, while Republicans were doing the usual, such as voting against veterans' needs and American technology development. Plus, the Republican embrace of Christian nationalism proves that they do not know their history. We have seen this story before and it does not end well. Finally, Donald Trump is playing host to a big Saudi-backed golf tournament this weekend, insulting 9/11 families in the process. What messages does this send? All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Signs Merrick Garland will come to believe Trump should be prosecuted

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 43:13

    Joy Reid leads this edition of The ReidOut with the possibility that Merrick Garland will come to believe that Donald Trump should be prosecuted--and we are starting to see the signs. Joy also explains why Republicans are so willing to tolerate the party's rapid descent into fascism, going into the history of tax cuts under Republican leadership that have undermined the middle class. Plus, we bring you a major development in the effort to free Americans Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan from capitivity in Russia. Joy also speaks to Olivia Julianna, the amazing young woman who turned a disgusting attack by Matt Gaetz into an opportunity to raise money for abortion services across the country. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Merrick Garland says DOJ is doing ‘most wide-ranging investigation in its history' regarding Jan. 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 42:30

    We lead this episode of The ReidOut with Attorney General Merrick Garland in a rare interview telling NBC's Lester Holt what might happen next in the DOJ's investigation of the January 6th insurrection. Plus, the man who caused it was back in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, with many of the same Republican politicians who fled the Capitol insurrection coming out to "kiss the ring." Then, The Washington Post reports that the Justice Department is looking into former president Donald Trump's actions as part of a criminal probe, according to four people familiar with the situation. Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post, who reported on this breaking news story, joins us to discuss. Next, Dr. Anthony Fauci shares the White House's plans to get the monkeypox outbreak under control. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    January 6th committee drops previously unseen video

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2022 41:56

    In this episode of The ReidOut we address how the January 6th committee dropped previously unseen video revealing what Donald Trump could not bring himself to say after the assault on the Capitol. Also, the World Health Organization is now calling monkeypox a global health emergency. So how worried should we be? Plus, Vice President Kamala Harris is in Indiana urging Democrats to fight back as Republican state legislators begin a special session to take away women's reproductive rights. Finally, we celebrate the late Rep. John Lewis writing award-winning graphic novels on civil rights, both gaining recognition and helping to spur social change. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Trump apparently could not say the election was over on Jan. 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 42:43

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the fact that Donald Trump apparently just could not say the election was over, as seen in a video taped on Jan. 7, aired during Thursday's Jan. 6 Committee Hearing. As we learned that night, that 187 minutes during which the former president apparently did not respond to end the Capitol attack on January 6th was not inaction. He was actively watching and waiting for his coup to succeed, according to the select committee. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn joins Joy Reid to discuss the culmination of the first round of hearings. Also tonight, we cover Steve Bannon being found guilty on both counts regarding his contempt of Congress charges. He now faces up to two years in prison for defying subpoenas from the January 6th committee. But what will that mean for Trump and his allies who are actually or possibly facing legal jeopardy? Joy Reid and her panel discuss. We also cover the chilling audio recordings of Mike Pence's Secret Service agents fearing for their lives, and how Donald Trump was probably a little too tight with some of his own agents. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    What the DOJ may do in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 committee hearings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 42:10

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with a recap of the January 6th hearings, which began with chilling personal stories from the people caught in the middle of the insurrection. Then we learned in great detail how Donald Trump himself caused all of it. On Thursday, we'll watch the season finale, when we'll get the inside story on the 187 minutes Trump spent reveling in the violence he caused while doing nothing to stop it. Joy Reid and her panel discuss this, plus what the DOJ may do in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 committee's findings. Plus, Michael Regan, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, joins us on the Biden administration's energy policy in midst of our climate crisis. Finally, the mayor of Highland Park, Illinois, where a gunman opened fire at a Fourth of July parade, testified before Congress on Wednesday to call for a ban on assault weapons. Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering joins The ReidOut on the need for a federal approach to ending mass shootings. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Secret Service text messages from January 6th and the day before are gone for good

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 41:55

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the news that the Secret Service text messages from January 6th and the day before are gone for good. Plus, we examine what we know about the 187 minutes that Donald Trump did nothing to stop the violence on January 6th, and what more we might learn during Thursday's prime time hearing. Also, Joy is joined by the attorney for the doctor who was defamed by Indiana's attorney general for doing her job in ending the pregnancy of a raped 10-year-old-girl. We also bring you a legal expert's perspective on the viral video of a costumed employee at Sesame Place in Philadelphia giving the cold shoulder to two adorable Black girls, as others come forward to say it happened to them, too. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    January 6th committee prepares for Thursday's primetime hearing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 42:19

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with Steve Bannon going on trial in the first of several major developments this week related to the Capitol insurrection. Plus, the Secret Service is getting ready to hand over subpoenaed text messages, as the January 6th committee prepares for Thursday's primetime hearing on the 187 minutes when Donald Trump did nothing to quell the violence. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. We also examine what a damning new report reveals about policing in Uvalde, in the wake of the botched law enforcement response to the mass shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead. Expert guests also bring you the latest on Ukraine, and the fight to restore women's reproductive health access. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Secret Service denies ‘maliciously' deleting Jan. 5 & 6 texts but expert finds this ‘very suspect'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2022 42:07

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with how the Secret Service saw everything involving Donald Trump and Mike Pence on Jan. 6 and the days leading up to it, but now potentially critical text messages could be gone forever. So, what happened? Joy Reid and her panel analyze circumstances one expert calls "very suspect." Plus, apparently a pariah no more, we look at President Biden's very controversial meeting with the Saudi crown prince accused of ordering the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Then, Malcolm Nance joins Joy Reid on his new book, ‘They Want to Kill Americans: The Militias, Terrorists, and Deranged Ideology of the Trump Insurgency,' and how he believes Ukraine will win its war against Russia's unprovoked aggression. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Trump's Big Lie that election was stolen debunked by prominent conservatives in new report

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 43:05

    The Jan. 6 committee investigating the Capitol insurrection is not the only body battling the Big Lie perpetuated by Donald Trump and his allies. A prominent group of conservatives issued a detailed report on Thursday showing that there is "absolutely no evidence of widespread fraud" in the 2020 election. The question remains: will their conservative peers finally listen? David Hoppe, former chief of staff for Speaker Paul Ryan, and one of the authors of the aforementioned report, and Abdallah Fayyad, opinion writer for The Boston Globe, join Joy Reid to discuss. Plus, Democrats were accused of lying about a 10-year-old pregnant rape victim. Now that the horrible story is confirmed, we discuss what it tells us about the terrifying future of reproductive rights in America. Finally, another generation of young Americans is saying -- loud and clear -- pass that torch to us. Joy Reid and her panel analyze the large age gap between many Democratic leaders and young voters, and what can be done to bridge the gap. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Trump's lawyers believe Meadows will be the fall guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 42:52

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with how Mark Meadows witnessed every aspect of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection attempted coup plot, amid a new report saying that Donald Trump's lawyers believe Meadows will be the fall guy as the criminal probe continues. But what, if anything, will the Department of Justice do about Donald Trump? Joy Reid and her panel discuss. Plus, leaked security footage from Uvalde, Texas has revealed more of the inexplicable lack of action by police as children were being murdered during the mass shooting that also claimed the lives of two teachers. An expert analyzes the extent of the authorities' failures. Then, we'll show you the astounding ignorance of reproductive anatomy evidenced by the very Republican lawmakers using congressional hearings to cheer on the post-Roe, state abortion bans. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    A fresh round of possible witness tampering by Trump teased in Tuesday's Jan. 6 hearing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2022 43:08

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the latest January 6th committee public hearing. Liz Cheney dropped a bombshell in the closing moments of Tuesday's hearing, alerting the Department of Justice to a fresh round of possible witness tampering by Donald Trump. Plus, we witnessed gripping testimony about the Oath Keepers and its indicted leader Stewart Rhodes, from a man who was once on the inside. That witness, Jason Van Tatenhove, joins Joy Reid in this episode. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Tuesday Jan. 6 hearing to show how Trump's inner circle coordinated with right-wing militias

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 41:53

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with how on Tuesday the January 6th committee is expected to show us how Donald Trump's inner circle coordinated with right-wing militia groups to allegedly put some muscle, and violence, behind their efforts to overturn the election. Also in this program, we cover how apparently Steve Bannon is a total loser in court in his last ditch effort to delay his contempt trial. Plus, Joy brings you a major announcement on Monday from the White House on reproductive rights. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    BONUS - The Culture Is: Black Women

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 48:12

    MSNBC's Joy Reid and Tiffany Cross host a dinner party at Minton's in Harlem with Black female trailblazers who are shaping America's culture, including:Ryan Michelle Bathe, Actress and Producer, Star of NBC's "The Endgame”Tarana Burke, Activist, Author, and Founder of the Me Too MovementNikole Hannah-Jones, New York Times Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalist and Creator of the 1619 ProjectCaptain Timika Lindsay, Partner, “Diversity Crew” and Retired U.S. Navy CaptainRep. Ayanna Pressley, Congresswoman, Democrat from MassachusettsMaria Taylor, NBC Sports, HostRobin Thede, Creator and Showrunner, HBO Max's “A Black Lady Sketch Show”Tamika Tremaglio, The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), Executive DirectorMelba Wilson, founder and executive chef, Melba's in HarlemThroughout the revelatory dinner, guests share personal stories and experiences about what it's like to be a Black woman in America and what it's like to spark change. The episode also features Reid's exclusive interview with Vice President Kamala Harris in Mississippi. They discuss Harris' historic role as the first Black woman to hold the office.

    Toxic stench of political violence felt in America, now felt by our friends in Japan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2022 42:30

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the toxic stench of political violence that we have experienced here in America, now also being felt by our friends in Japan, as that country's longest-serving prime minister has been assassinated. Also in this episode, we cover how the January 6th committee has finally heard from the man who had a front-row seat to Donald Trump's effort to steal the election--Pat Cipollone, former White House Counsel. Plus, President Joe biden is now using the power of his presidency to help women get access to the health care they need, as Republicans race to ban abortion. We discuss the potency of the president's efforts with a doctor on the front lines of attempting to protect women's reproductive freedoms. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    British conservatives give Boris Johnson the boot, while American conservatives still embrace Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 42:00

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with British conservatives giving Boris Johnson the boot, in direct contrast to America's Republicans, who not only never held Donald Trump accountable, but still stand by him despite all of his misconduct. Also in this episode, apparently none of the existing think tanks wanted them, so "Team MAGA" has set up their own insurrectionist clubhouse. Joy is joined by the journalist who helped to reveal this shadowy, conservative group. Plus, we are going to talk about the epidemic of mass murders committed by a particular demographic of young American men who all seem to have the same set of disturbing grievances. Finally, Joy Reid salutes the 17 extraordinary Americans awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom today by President Joe Biden. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Trump allies have been subpoenaed by the Fulton County, Georgia special grand jury

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 41:52

    In this episode of The ReidOut, Joy Reid brings you the latest on the Trump allies who have been subpoenaed by the Fulton County, Georgia special grand jury. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis means business. After the nearly unprecedented subpoena of a sitting United States senator, Lindsey Graham, the Georgia prosecutor says she is not done with her investigation of Donald Trump's effort to find votes to reverse the results of the election, and that Trump himself could be next. Also in this episode, Mary Trump joins Joy Reid as her uncle's constant demand for loyalty is being severely tested. More people are coming forward to reveal what they know about the Big Lie, including Trump's former White House lawyer, Pat Cipollone. Plus, as access to abortion gets more scarce by the day, we are asking the question tonight: how long before an American woman is prosecuted for having an abortion? We are also joined by the mayor of Highland Park, Illinois, Mayor Nancy Rotering, on the horrific mass shooting in Highland Park on July 4th, and the limitations of local gun control without a federal assault weapons ban. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Fear and dread shroud America in the wake of another mass shooting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 42:17

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut voicing the constant fear and dread we are all feeling. One of the reasons for our discontent is the latest case of police overkill, when a 25-year-old Black man named Jayland Walker was killed in Akron, Ohio by 60 bullet wounds as he ran from police. Also in this episode, a major development in Fulton County's investigation of Donald Trump's efforts to "find" enough votes to steal Georgia, plus new details about the next January 6th committee hearing. But we begin the program with this very strange place that we find ourselves in, on the day after July 4th. A day that turned out to be tragic, and violent, for the community of Highland Park, Illinois, where seven people died and almost 40 were injured in approximately the 319th mass shooting so far this year. Join Joy Reid as she and her guests bring you important insights on these stories and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The alleged mob-like tactics of "Team MAGA"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2022 41:41

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut detailing how, long before he was president, Donald Trump was already acting and talking like a mob boss. After this week's explosive testimony from former West Wing aide Cassie Hutchinson, we are learning about the mob-like tactics "Team MAGA" is allegedly using to try to keep people quiet. Next, What can be done to protect reproductive rights? President Biden met with Democratic governors on that critical issue on Friday. One of those governors, Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, joins The ReidOut. Plus, Florida's dystopian "don't say gay" law has taken effect, causing havoc in schools and fear among LGBTQ teachers. We speak to Democrats fighting back against this and similar laws in Texas. Finally, our friend Nicolle Wallace joins Joy Reid to talk about a major television event she is leading this weekend to raise money for the victims of Putin's aggression in Ukraine. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The most activist and destructive Supreme Court in more than a century

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 41:35

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the historic transition of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the highest court in the land, coming at the end of the most activist and destructive Supreme Court term in more than a century. Also tonight, The ReidOut examines what apparently amounts to more criminal exposure for Donald Trump and his January 6th enablers, including a potential criminal referral for witness tampering. But we begin with a look at how in the past month the conservative majority on the Supreme Court has successfully weakened Miranda rights, kneecapped state gun safety laws, betrayed indigenous sovereignty, begun to dismantle the separation of church and state, and curtailed women's right to privacy and liberty. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse joins Joy Reid on what the Democrats may do next. Plus, Emmett Till's family wants the White woman who accused the 14-year-old Till of making improper advances, leading to his kidnaping and murder, arrested now that an unserved warrant has been unearthed 67 years later. Deborah Watts, cousin of Emmett Till, joins Joy Reid on this groundbreaking development. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 42:24

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with breaking news from the Jan. 6 committee. Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone has been subpoenaed. He had previously refused to cooperate. This follows new legal exposure for the twice-impeached former president, after former aide to Mark Meadows, Cassidy Hutchinson, provided what certainly looks like a smoking gun to support multiple, possible criminal charges against Donald Trump. Joy Reid and her panel of legal experts discuss. Plus, the Supreme Court's draconian decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is politically unpopular, with a majority of Americans opposing it. What will the Democrats do to press for the protection of women's bodily autonomy? Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, joins Joy on what she hopes the Biden administration will pursue. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Testimony reveals Trump knew January 6th could likely to turn violent

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 42:19

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with stunning testimony stating that Donald Trump not only knew that January 6th was likely to turn violent and did nothing to stop it, but that he also fully intended to lead his armed MAGA mob into the Capitol. To paraphrase our esteemed NBC presidential historian Michael Beschloss, who also joins this program, never before have we heard testimony this shocking about a president of the United States. Rep. Jamie Raskin, a member of the January 6th select committee, joins Joy Reid with more. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The January 6th committee's surprise hearing on Tuesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 41:55

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with how the reversal of Roe v. Wade is rocking America, and the fact that Justice Clarence Thomas wants the Court to take away even more rights. We also discuss the January 6th committee's surprise hearing on Tuesday, and the possibility of new evidence requiring this special hearing. Then, an executive at a real woman's health center warns us about deceptive "crisis pregnancy centers," which are in reality anti-abortion entities that spread disinformation to women in need of reproductive healthcare. Plus, Cheri Beasley, a former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice, who is now the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in that state, explains how voters must be engaged in this election in order to protect reproductive freedoms. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The battle against the Roe v. Wade repeal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 43:06

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut as, across the country, protests continue on Friday after the extreme-right justices on the Supreme Court stripped away a half-century of abortion rights. Justice Clarence Thomas is also making it clear that he wants other rights to be revoked as well. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Cori Bush join The ReidOut to discuss the push by Democrats to battle these developments. Alexis McGill Johnson, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood, joins us on the grassroots action front. Plus, Jim Obergefell, the lead plantiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide, shares how this decision could reverberate through many levels of society. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Jeffrey Clark was apparently fully committed to corrupting DOJ for Trump

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 43:05

    Joy Reid leads The ReidOut on Thursday with gripping testimony about Jeffrey Clark who was apparently fully committed to corrupting the Department of Justice on Donald Trump's behalf. If not for a handful of sane lawyers, Donald Trump might have gotten away with the theft of the 2020 election. Plus, documentary filmmaker Alex Holder joins Joy Reid after his meeting today with the January 6th committee. He has turned over 11 hours of footage of Donald Trump and his family to the committee, from both before and after the 2020 election. We also have an exclusive, new clip from his completed Trump docuseries, "Unprecedented." Additionally, Lawrence O'Donnell joins Joy Reid with his expert analysis of the public Jan. 6 hearing on Thursday, which was yet again filled with stunning revelations. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The Jan. 6 committee turns its spotlight on Jeffrey Clark

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 41:43

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the January 6th committee turning its spotlight on Jeffrey Clark, the critical figure in Donald Trump's corrupt plot to put the DOJ's imprimatur on his fake elector scheme. Plus, Joy and her guests observe how Donald Trump is not happy with Kevin McCarthy, because the January 6th hearings are completely devoid of the clowning, trolling and disruptions that Trump was apparently counting on to obscure the truth about his attempted coup. Next, we have a very special guest: Cherelle Griner joins The ReidOut. She is the wife of basketball star Brittney Griner, who has been held captive in Russia for four months. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The people targeted by Trump's relentless effort to overturn the election

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 42:43

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut hailing the human beings who became targets of Donald Trump's relentless effort to overturn the election, and slamming the threats and slander that ripped their lives apart. Their devastating personal stories were revealed today in the most emotional January 6th hearing yet. Plus, Joy and her guests bring you new details on Trump's highly illegal campaign to pressure state elections officials to install fake electors. Finally, we observe how Trump and his cronies are apparently looking to make John Eastman their fall guy for the failed coup attempt. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Trump's crooked plan to steal Georgia

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 42:27

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with Donald Trump's crooked plan to steal Georgia taking center stage before the January 6th committee. Plus, we're learning more about the equally crooked effort to submit fake electors, which everyone in Trump's inner circle seemed to understand was completely illegal. Then, we examine new evidence of the violence and menace at the heart of today's MAGA-driven Republican party, from the rise of the Proud Boys, to the threats from Republicans targeting other Republicans. Joy Reid also brings you her analysis on the complicated history of Juneteenth. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) joins The ReidOut on her work to make Juneteenth a national holiday, and more. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The apparent alliance between Ginni Thomas and those who plotted to overturn the election

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 18, 2022 41:44

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the historical echoes between the Jan. 6 and Watergate scandals, as we remember the 50th anniversary of the crime that ended Richard Nixon's presidency. Plus, we examine the unholy alliance between Ginni Thomas and the people who plotted to overturn the presidential election. Rep. Bill Pascrell, who is now calling for her husband, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, to resign joins The ReidOut. Then, the makers of the new documentary, "The Big Payback," co-executive produced by Joy Reid, which follows the fight for reparations for slavery in America join us on this trailblazing project. Finally, Joy invites you to watch the Juneteenth airing of the special, "The Culture Is: Black Women," premiering on MSNBC and Peacock TV. Guests include scholar Nikole Hannah-Jones, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, comic Robin Thede, Vice President Kamala Harris, and many more! Join Joy Reid and Tiffany Cross this Sunday night at 10 pm ET on MSNBC and Peacock, #reiders.

    Mike Pence's peril revealed in Day 3 of Jan. 6 public hearings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 42:41

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the Jan. 6 hearing testimony that confirms that the Eastman plan to reject the election results was unconstitutional. Next, we bring you new details on the extent of Mike Pence's Jan. 6 peril. Then, we bring you expert legal analysis on allegations that Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, reportedly emailed John Eastman. Finally, Joy Reid interviews Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA), author of the new book, "A Way Out of No Way: A Memoir of Truth, Transformation, and the New American Story." All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    What President Biden and the Democrats are doing to address rising gas prices

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 42:56

    Joy Reid leads The ReidOut tonight with the Jan. 6 committee connecting the dots, and the news that the committee told Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-GA, that a man he gave a tour of House office buildings to threatened Democratic lawmakers. Plus, this week's primaries show that the Big Lie is alive and well in the Republican party, and a major threat to the next presidential election, as multiple election deniers ran for important offices in many states. Next, we examine the jaw-dropping video from Yellowstone National Park, and the extreme weather that is likely changing the park forever. Then, we bring you the latest on Ukraine and other atrocities being directed by Russia. Finally, we analyze what President Biden and the Democrats are doing to address rising gas prices--and their options for working with apparently recalcitrant oil and refinery companies. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Liz Cheney shows America the Jan. 6 committee means business in new video

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 42:11

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with news that Rep. Liz Cheney is teeing up, showing America that the Jan. 6 committee means business in a new video. The committee also just released stunning video testimony from a Trump lawyer telling coup architect John Eastman, "You'd better find yourself a good lawyer." Joy and her panel discuss, including former U.S. Senator Doug Jones. Next, January 6th committee member Rep. Jamie Raskin joins Joy to discuss what the committee has revealed, and will reveal in hearings to come. Plus, it is a growing cancer on our nation: right-wing extremists. They are now targeting the LGBTQ community, and not just in Idaho, where 31 of them were unpacked from a U-Haul and arrested near a Pride Month celebration. Next we cover the first polls closing in the South Carolina primary as Trump seeks revenge against two incumbent Republicans. MSNBC's Steve Kornacki joins us from the big board. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Jan. 6 hearing: Trump knew he lost, but tried to steal the election anyway

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 42:28

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the testimony of the second January 6th hearing, revealing that Donald Trump apparently knew he lost, but tried to steal the election anyway, while allegedly cheating his MAGA supporters out of their hard earned money. Joy and her panel discuss. Plus, some are calling the new gun reform framework a "good first step," which suggests more is coming, but many are skeptical that truly thorough gun control is on the horizon. Then, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, in her first live prime time interview since she made history in her new role, joins Joy Reid to discus the Biden administration's status on many critical issues facing America today. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The legal case against Donald Trump and why it matters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2022 42:40

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the legal case against Donald Trump, and why it matters. As the January 6th committee presented Thursday night, everything Donald Trump did was part of his effort to use every means necessary to stay in power. As President Biden declared on Friday the violent siege against democracy is far from over. Rep. Pete Aguilar (D-California), member of the House Select Committee to Investigate January 6th, joins The ReidOut to discuss the committee's first, public hearing. Plus, Liz Cheney described Kevin McCarthy as shaken on January 6th, “scared” and calling members of the Trump family for help. Now he is calling the investigation of the attack illegitimate. What happened to the Republican leader who privately said he would hold people accountable for the insurrection? Joy Reid and her panel analyze this hypocrisy. Then we bring you devastating new reporting about the police response to the Uvalde shooting. According to The New York Times, officers knew there were children in need of medical help, but waited to enter a classroom anyway. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    News from Joy: How to Listen to The January 6th Hearings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 0:32

    Joy Reid will be contributing to MSNBC's special coverage of the January 6th Hearings this month, beginning on Thursday, June 9th. Good news: you can listen to the full hearings, plus the team's analysis before and after each hearing, as podcasts. The episodes will be dropping into The Rachel Maddow Show feed. Head there now and hit “follow” so you don't miss a moment: https://link.chtbl.com/trms16_jr.

    Sen. Warren has strong suggestions for President Biden on supporting reproductive rights

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 42:47

    In this episode of The ReidOut Joy Reid brings you the heart-wrenching congressional testimony given on Wednesday by the families who have suffered unimaginable losses to gun violence. Plus, on the eve of the much-anticipated first public hearing of the January 6th committee, Joy is joined by Sandra Garza, whose longtime partner, U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, died in the aftermath of the insurrectionists' attack on the Capitol. Sen. Elizabeth Warren also joins Joy to tell us what we need to do when we lose our reproductive rights. She has some strong suggestions for President Biden. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    Why Fox News will not air the Jan. 6 hearings live

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 42:05

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the revelation that Fox News will not air the Jan. 6 hearings live, and the clear political implications of this. Then, Pamela Pritchett, daughter of Pearl Young, who was killed during the Buffalo shooting, and the attorney for the family of Pearl Young, Ben Crump, slam Congress for its failure to act in the wake of numerous mass shootings. We also examine how the war in Ukraine has caused a global food crisis. Joy also brings you an analysis of how the GOP is using questionable methods to sway minority voters. Plus, we discuss the new Star Wars character sparking a racist backlash. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    House Jan. 6 committee prepares for first prime time hearing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 42:24

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the concept of safe spaces and her observation that there are no safe spaces in the GOP's America, regarding the violence exacerbated by lax gun laws and more. Plus, we give you a preview as the House January 6 committee prepares for its first prime time hearing this Thursday. Then, Josh Koskoff, one of the lawyers representing the family of Uvalde shooting victim Amerie Jo Garza, who successfully sued the manufacturer of the AR-15 used in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, joins The ReidOut on gun marketing to young people. Finally, we examine the tight Los Angeles mayoral race between Democrats Karen Bass, the six-term progressive member of Congress, and billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso, who was a registered Republican until three years ago. Rep. Karen Bass joins Joy Reid on what this race says about the state of American politics. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNCBC.

    Federal grand jury indicts former Trump adviser Peter Navarro

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 42:03

    In this episode of The ReidOut, Joy Reid brings you a major development on the Jan. 6 front. On Friday, a federal grand jury indicted former Trump adviser Peter Navarro, who ignored a subpoena from the January 6 committee. Navarro has not been shy about divulging his role in the plot to overturn the election. He wrote a book, and talked to pretty much anyone with a microphone about it. He's now the second Trump ally indicted on contempt of Congress charges. But first, Joy leads the program with Rep. Mondaire Jones of New York continuing to speak out on the GOP apparently choosing guns over kids. Then joining us from Uvalde, María Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino, shares about attending the funeral of one of the victims of the mass shooting. She also brings us details on her hosting a call to action in San Antonio on Saturday, June 4, called "Stand With Uvalde." Then we turn to a chilling New York Times report details how the Proud Boys have infiltrated the formerly normcore Miami-Dade Republican home of Jeb Bush. Finally, Joy and friends end the show on a positive note with "Who Won the Week?!" All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    The push to end gun violence in schools, hospitals, grocery stores and beyond

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 49:33

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with Rep. Eric Swalwell and anti-gun violence activist and Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg addressing the push to end gun violence in schools, hospitals, grocery stores, our places of worship, and beyond. Then, Veronique De La Rosa, mother of Sandy Hook victim Noah Pozner, and Dr. Amy Goldberg, trauma surgeon and surgeon-in-chief for Temple Health in Philadelphia, who has treated thousands of gunshot wounds, discuss the idea that America wouldn't be so numb to mass shootings, if the public actually saw the tremendous destructive impact of semi-automatic rifles. We also bring you the lead up into President Biden making remarks to demand stricter gun control in an address to the nation on recent mass shootings. We bring you the president's full speech, then MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell of The Last Word, and presidential historian Michael Beschloss, join Joy Reid with their analysis. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

    How the AR-15 conquered the American market

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 42:46

    Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with news of another mass shooting, this incident occurring in Tulsa, Oklahoma at a hospital. Authorities say multiple people were shot and at least three have been killed. The shooter is also dead, according to police. Sadly, in Uvalde, Texas, memorials and funerals were also held on Wednesday for seven of the 21 victims of the deadly mass shooting that happened there just days ago. Meanwhile, in Washington, lawmakers met to discuss a possible way forward on gun safety legislation. The senator leading those talks, Chris Murphy of Connecticut, joins The ReidOut. But, Joy begins this episode with a hard conversation about the AR-15 and the industry that gives murderers the tools to succeed in devastating fashion. It was not always like this. Former gun industry insider Ryan Busse explains to Joy Reid how the AR-15 conquered the American market. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.

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