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    MTP NOW Oct. 6 – Biden responds to OPEC+ cuts; DACA program faces uncertain future

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 49:37


    President Joe Biden directs the Department of Energy to release 10 million barrels from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in response to OPEC+ production cuts. DACA recipients face an uncertain future after an appeals court called the program illegal. Florida continues rescue and rebuilding efforts a week after Hurricane Ian devastated the state. Tia Mitchell, Adrienne Elrod and Brad Todd join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum plans to reopen to the public after renovations.

    MTP NOW Oct. 5 – Pres. Biden visits Fla.; OPEC+ cuts gas production; Republicans stand by Herschel Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2022 49:56


    President Joe Biden visits Ft. Myers, Florida to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The Biden Administration issued concerns of OPEC+'s announcement to cut gas production. Republicans stand by Herschel Walker, Georgia's GOP Senate nominee, despite reports that he paid for an abortion. Faiz Shakir, Susan Page and Jim Dornan join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable.

    MTP NOW Oct. 4 – Bombshell allegations emerge in senate race; North Korea fires missile; Widespread abuse reported in women's soccer

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 52:23


    Abortion is coming to the forefront as a crystallizing issue for the midterms, both for the president and candidates on the campaign trail. The path to recovery is still well underway for hundreds in Florida as Biden plans a visit for tomorrow. Abroad, North Korea is testing Biden's foreign policy after firing a missile over Japan. Concerns that Vladimir Putin could go nuclear with his threats are looming over the west's Ukraine strategy. A bombshell report on widespread and systemic abuse in U.S. Women's Soccer is a flashpoint in a years-long struggle for players.

    MTP NOW Oct. 3 – Recovering from Hurricane Ian; Biden in Puerto Rico; NBC News/Telemundo Poll

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 3, 2022 45:27


    Search and rescue operations continue in Florida as the death toll from Hurricane Ian reaches 100. A new NBC News/Telemundo poll underscores the diverse nature of the Latino voting bloc. Former President Trump fuels the use of violent political rhetoric on the midterm trail. The Supreme Court begins a new session as trust in the judiciary erodes.

    Oct. 2 — Sen. Rick Scott, Gov. Roy Cooper and NATO Sec. Gen. Jens Stoltenberg

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2022 47:35


    Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) joins Meet the Press to discuss rescue, recovery and rebuilding after Hurricane Ian. In an exclusive interview, Gov. Roy Cooper (D-N.C.) describes the impact of Ian in his state, plus Democrats' midterm strategies. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, exclusively joins Meet the Press to discuss the alliance's response to the possible sabotage of the Nord Stream pipeline and the ongoing war in Ukraine. Stephen Hayes, Susan Page, Symone Sanders-Townsend and Julio Vaqueiro join the Meet the Press roundtable.

    MTP NOW Sept. 30 – Hurricane Ian makes landfall for second time; Russia annexes Ukrainian territories

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 49:50


    Hurricane Ian makes landfall for a second time in three days in South Carolina as Florida begins the recovery process. Vladimir Putin announced that Russia annexed four Ukrainian territories after phony referendum votes. Stephen Hayes, Eugene Scott and Stephanie Schriock join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the midterms and Senate control. Florida communities are assessing the damage and financial impact from Hurricane Ian.

    MTP NOW Sept. 29 – Florida begins recovery after Ian; Russia moves to annex Ukrainian territory

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 49:51


    Florida first responders and volunteers begin rescue and clean-up efforts after Hurricane Ian battered cities across the state. Now downgraded to a tropical storm, Ian continues to drench the state as it moves north toward South Carolina. More than 600,000 Duke Energy customers remain without power following the storm. NOAA aerospace engineer Nick Underwood recounts his experience flying into the eye of Hurricane Ian. Russia is moving to annex four Ukrainian territories after conducting staged referendums in the region earlier this week.

    MTP NOW Sept. 28 – Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Southwest Florida as a Category 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2022 27:04


    Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida as a category 4 storm, leaving thousands without power and areas flooded. Coastal cities of Naples, Sanibel and Punta Gorda, Fla. face severe storm surge. Ali Velshi reports from Naples and Steve Patterson reports from St. Petersburg, Fla.. Ed McCrane, Sarasota County's Emergency Management Director discusses the post-storm preparations. NBC News Correspondent Guad Venegas reports from Pinar del Río, after Hurricane Ian destroyed infrastructure across Cuba.

    MTP NOW Sept. 27 – Florida prepares for Hurricane Ian; Jan. 6 hearing pushed; Russia holds referendums

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 49:28


    Hurricane Ian barrels toward Florida as a category 3 storm as ten counties declare mandatory evacuation orders. The January 6th select committee postpones Wednesday's hearing largely due to the hurricane, moving the date closer to the election. Nicholas Wu, Xochitil Hinojosa and Doug Heye join the Meet the Press Now panel to discuss the latest on GOP Pa. gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano and a newly uncovered interview. Poland's Foreign Minister, Zbigniew Rau says threats made by Vladimir Putin to use nuclear weapons should elicit a devastating response from NATO, should they come to fruition. Covid-19 cases could rise along with the flu, creating a “twindemic” this winter.

    MTP NOW Sept. 26 — Theocracy rising & Money in politics: Meet the Press Reports Special Edition

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 53:56


    In this special edition of Meet the Press NOW, two recent stories from Meet the Press Reports. First, an Idaho town grapples with questions about the role that religion should play in the public square. And later in the show: In 2014, only 3 people donated at least 10 million dollars to House and Senate races. In 2022, that number is up to 18 – a six-fold increase. 

    Sept. 25 — Jake Sullivan, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Rep. Nancy Mace

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2022 47:34


    National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan joins Meet the Press to talk about the U.S. response to Putin's nuclear saber-rattling. In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) describes the upcoming Jan. 6th Committee hearings. Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) exclusively joins to discuss her vote against the Electoral Count Act and the proposed GOP House agenda. Mike Memoli, Amna Nawaz, Jen Psaki, and Sara Fagen join the Meet the Press roundtable. 

    MTP NOW Sept. 23 – Close-combat midterm races; Trump's legal scorecard; Iran loses internet

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 49:35


    Democrats have a money problem and Republicans have a candidate problem with the midterms quickly approaching. Democrats are behind Republicans in big-dollar campaign donations. Symone Sanders-Townsend, Jim Dornan and Asma Khalid join the Meet the Press roundtable to discuss former President Trump's legal disruptions and the midterm landscape. NBC News Correspondent Ali Arouzi discusses the loss of the internet following massive protests in Iran after a woman died after being taken into custody by Iran's morality police. A new UN Human Rights Council report on war crimes in Ukraine says Russian troops raped and tortured children.

    MTP NOW Sept. 22 – Ukrainian PM Denys Shmyhal, Protests erupt in Iran; Hurricane Fiona damage

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 50:12


    Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal joins Chuck Todd in a Meet the Press exclusive to discuss the state of war with Russia. Former President Trump faces a landslide of legal exposure. Brendan Buck, Doug Thornell and Lisa Desjardins join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the GOP's desire to focus on the economy on the campaign trail. Protests in Iran continue in response to the death of a woman in morality police custody. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi breaks down the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona on the island.

    MTP NOW Sept. 21 – Olaf Scholz; N.Y. A.G. files lawsuit against Trump; Fed hikes interest rates

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 50:02


    German Chancellor Olaf Scholz reacts to Russian President Vladimir Putin's call to mobilize up to 300,000 reservists to fight in Ukraine in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against former President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives votes on the Electoral Count Act reform bill. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the fifth time this year.

    MTP NOW Sept. 20 — Biden to UN; Hurricane Fiona; DeSantis fallout

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 49:44


    President Biden leaves for the United Nations General Assembly where he will focus on the war in Ukraine, climate change and threats to democracy. In Washington, Congress is taking on election transparency on National Voter Registration Day. Large swaths of Puerto Rico are still in the dark, recovering in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. In New York, the special master appointed to oversee documents seized from Mar-a-Lago just finished meeting with the DOJ and former President Trump's lawyers for the first time. Basil Smikle and Noah Rothman join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the state of our democracy.

    MTP NOW Sept. 19 – NBC News poll numbers; Hurricane Fiona; Torture chamber found in Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2022 50:03


    NOTE: This episode includes some audio errors in the first part of the show. We apologize for the inconvenience. With 50 days until the midterm elections, new NBC News poll numbers indicate that even as Republicans lead on the issues, the two parties are in a dead heat for control of the next Congress. Eugene Daniels, Stephanie Schriok and Stephen Hayes join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Much of Puerto Rico is without power as Hurricane Fiona devastates the island. Queen Elizabeth was laid to rest following a state funeral Monday. Following Ukraine's territorial gains in Kharkiv last week, Russia has continued to target nuclear facilities, this time in southern Ukraine. Clean water has been restored to Jackson, Miss. after seven weeks, but residents are still skeptical of the city's water system.

    Sept. 18 — Sen. Dick Durbin, Joe O'Dea, Geoffrey Berman

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2022 47:34


    Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), majority whip and chairman of the Judiciary Committee, exclusively joins to discuss the border and investigations into former President Trump. Nominee for U.S. Senate Joe O'Dea (R-Colo.) exclusively joins to talk about his position on abortion.  Geoffrey Berman, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York discusses the Justice Department and the Mar-a-Lago investigation. Peter Baker, Leigh Ann Caldwell, Al Cardenas and Stephanie Cutter join the Meet the Press roundtable.

    MTP NOW Sept. 16 – GOP winning the issues; DOJ weighs appeal; Mass grave found near Izyum

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 49:29


    Eugene Scott, Sara Fagen, Xochitl Hinojosa and Dasha Burns join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the GOP winning the issues they targeted coming into the campaign cycle and the possibility of losing in the midterms. A federal judge named a special master to oversee the documents seized during the FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate, as the Justice Department weighs an appeal of the decision. A mass grave was found near the recently liberated town of Izyum. Some migrants who were sent to Martha's Vineyard by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are being relocated to a temporary shelter in Cape Cod. Rev. Al Sharpton joins to discuss recent calls for Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver to resign following an NBA investigation that found he created a toxic and hostile work environment. 

    MTP NOW Sep. 15 – Migrants on Martha's Vineyard; Putin Xi meeting; Theocracy on the rise

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 49:37


    Ron Desantis's political “stunt” of sending two planes of migrants to Martha's Vineyard exemplifies our political dysfunction. Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping meet for the first time since Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The White House hosts a summit on democracy as President Biden ramps up his midterm messaging. Susan Page, Adrienne Elrod and Carlos Curbelo join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. A preview of the Meet the Press Reports Season 5 premiere, on the rise of theocracy in a small town in Idaho.

    MTP NOW Sept. 14 — Rising political extremism; Zelenskyy visits Izyum; Brett Favre scandal revelation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 50:02


    With primary season ending, Democrats and Republicans focus on midterm election campaigning against the backdrop of rising extremism. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits the newly liberated town of Izyum. Text messages reveal the extent of Brett Favre's and the former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant's role in a state welfare scheme. Marianna Sotomayor, Matt Gorman and María Teresa Kumar join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable.

    MTP NOW Sept. 13 — Ken Starr; Stocks plunge; New Hampshire primary races

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 49:53


    Kenneth Starr, who led the Whitewater investigation into former President Clinton, is dead at 76. The Dow Jones plunged, marking the market's worst day of the year. The Department of Justice issued 40 subpoenas in the last week related to the Jan. 6 riots and former President Trump. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) introduces a Senate bill with a near total abortion ban. Eugene Robinson and John Podhoretz join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the final primary before the midterm elections. The Jackson, Miss. water crisis raises questions on environmental justice and how local governments respond to climate change.

    MTP NOW Sept. 12 — Ukraine retakes land from Russia; New Hampshire primary preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2022 49:46


    The Ukrainian military makes huge advances in their war against Russia. New Hampshire prepares for the final primary day of this election cycle. Doug Heye, Stephanie Schriock and Tia Mitchell join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Former President Donald Trump's lawyers ask a federal judge to continue blocking the Department of Justice from reviewing documents seized in last month's search at Mar-a-Lago. Queen Elizabeth II lies in state in Edinburgh as preparations continue for her funeral. A group of South Carolina Republicans take a stand against a state abortion ban.

    Sept. 11 — Vice President Kamala Harris

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2022 47:33


    Vice President Kamala Harris joins Meet the Press for an exclusive interview on the state of our democracy, abortion rights and the U.S. role in the world one year after the Afghanistan withdrawal. Yamiche Alcindor, Matt Gorman, Claire McCaskill and Amy Walter join the Meet the Press roundtable. 

    MTP NOW Sept. 9 — VP Kamala Harris; Rep. Jayapal on political violence; WH midterm messaging

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 49:12


    Vice President Kamala Harris sits down with Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview and discusses her confidence in the Supreme Court. The White House ramps up midterms messaging, Cornell Belcher, David Frum, Maria Hinojosa join to discuss. King Charles addresses the nation for the first time as the new monarch. The Justice Department appeals ruling for a special master to oversee documents seized in the FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Calif.) joins Meet the Press NOW to discuss threats of political violence. Relief may be in sight for millions enduring historic heatwaves in the West. 

    MTP NOW Sept. 7— Meet the Midterms: Battleground Arizona, Katie Hobbs; Fetterman to debate Oz in Pa.

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 49:45


    Arizona voters gear up for the midterm elections, as Arizona's GOP embraces election denialism. Arizona Republican State Senator Paul Boyer says Former President Trump changed the GOP's election strategy. Katie Hobbs, Arizona's Democratic gubernatorial nominee, discusses climate change and abortion. Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman commits to a debate with Mehmet Oz in the Pennsylvania Senate race.

    MTP NOW Sept. 6 — Biden attacks MAGA; Judge OKs 'special master' in Trump case; UN nuclear report

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 49:42


    President Biden continues to call out former President Trump and MAGA Republicans on the campaign trail with nine weeks until the midterm elections. Adrienne Elrod, Danny Diaz, Marianna Sotomayor join the Meet the Press roundtable to break down midterm momentum and Democratic MAGA messaging. The Justice Department is considering whether to appeal a decision by a federal judge to approve former President Trump's request for a special master to oversee the evidence gathered from the FBI search at his Mar-a-Lago residence. The UN's nuclear watchdog calls for protection around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant. California faces massive heat waves, causing power outages and wildfires.

    Sept. 4 — Special Edition: Policing in America

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2022 47:33


    During a special edition of Meet the Press, Chuck Todd does a deep dive into policing in America and the death of Anton Black. Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, and Jason Johnson, president of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund join to discuss the police training necessary for dealing with citizens with known mental health issues. Rebecca Brown, director of policy for the Innocence Project, talks about the challenge of “wandering cops.” Howard University Chief of Pathology Dr. Roger Mitchell says violence is viewed as a public health issue.

    MTP NOW Sep. 2 — Biden's primetime speech; Pandemic learning losses; Heat waves hit the west

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 49:37


    President Biden's Thursday primetime speech echoed his 2020 campaign Mark Murray, Cornell Belcher, Sara Fagen and Michael Beschloss discuss. Sahil Kapur and Ryan Reilly reports the latest ahead of a federal judge's decision that will determine whether an independent special master will review documents obtained from the Mar-a-Lago search. National Center for Education Statistics commissioner Dr. Peggy Carr takes apart data that reveals alarming learning achievement gaps as a result of the pandemic. Former Chief Economist at the Department of Labor Betsey Stevenson discusses the August jobs report. NBC News correspondent Gadi Schwartz reports from Los Angeles, where excessive heat is hitting communities.

    MTP NOW Sep. 1 — Rep. Jim Clyburn on Democrats' chances; Trump's latest hearing; Biden unity speech

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2022 49:50


    President Biden's Thursday night “Soul of the Nation” speech is set to outline the White House's midterm message as Election Day nears. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) comments on his future in Democratic Party leadership. Eugene Daniels, Symone Sanders-Townsend and Jim Dornan join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Andrew Weissmann takes apart Former President Trump's legal arguments in the Mar-a-Lago case. NBC News' Jesse Kirsch speaks with Senate candidate Tim Ryan (D-Ohio).

    MTP NOW Aug. 31 — DOJ's Trump filing; Mississippi water crisis; Rep. Ro Khanna

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 49:47


    The Department of Justice says Trump may have hidden, moved classified documents. Stephanie Schriock, Doug Heye and Eugene Scott join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to talk about the political atmosphere for both parties almost two months from the midterms. Mississippi residents resort to spending hundreds on bottled water amid running water shortage. Rep. Ro Khanna says working class voters have lost hope with Democrats and the American Dream.

    MTP NOW Aug. 30 — Biden addresses crime; Justice Department filing; Mikhail Gorbachev dead at 91

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2022 40:04


    President Biden delivers remarks on crime in Wilkes-Barre. Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev is dead at 91. The Justice Department will file an official response to former President Trump's request for a special master to oversee items collected from his Mar-a-Lago residence. Brad Todd, Nicholas Wu and Xochitl Hinojosa join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to break down Biden's midterms messaging and the latest on Trump's legal issues. U.N. inspectors are in Kyiv to assess the safety of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb discusses Biden's remarks and Democratic messaging on crime.

    MTP NOW Aug. 29 — Trump preps for legal battle; NBC News poll shows good news for Democrats

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2022 49:42


    Intelligence agencies prepare to unravel the impact of former President Donald Trump's possession of classified documents. Tia Mitchell, Faiz Shakir and Matt Gorman join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to talk the Democrats' midterm election outlook. NASA's Artemis launch is delayed after an engine failure. The mayor of Jackson, Miss. urges residents to evacuate the city amid historic flooding. A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency heads to a nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine after shelling in the area sparked fears of a radiation leak.

    August 28 — Rep. Kinzinger, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, Adm. Stavridis & Amb. Michael McFaul

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2022 47:29


    Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) joins Meet the Press to discuss what the recent Mar-a-Lago search and potential charges against fmr. Pres. Trump could mean for the Jan. 6 committee. Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Adm. James Stavridis and Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul discuss the latest in the war between Ukraine and Russia. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson talks about America's journey back to the moon. Peter Alexander, Rich Lowry, Amna Nawaz and Kimberly Atkins Stohr join the Meet the Press roundtable.

    MTP NOW Aug. 26 – Judge unseals FBI search affidavit; Biden on campaign trail; Eased Price Pressures

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2022 49:39


    A judge unsealed the affidavit justifying the FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence. Sarah Chamberlain, Navin Nayak and Eugene Scott join the Meet the Press roundtable to discuss President Biden's first midterm campaign trip. A new economic report shows that price pressures eased in July. One year ago, 13 U.S. troops were killed following an attack at the Kabul airport. Rep. Sharice Davids (D-Kan.) joins Meet the Press NOW to discuss student loan forgiveness. 

    MTP NOW Aug. 25 – New abortion bans across U.S.; Rep. Debbie Dingell; Mar-a-Lago latest

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2022 49:49


    More than 40 million Americans now have less access to abortion as near-total bans are enacted across the country. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) discusses how abortion is motivating voters in Michigan, as well as the prospect of Joe Biden running for reelection. Meredith McGraw, Faiz Shakir and Jim Dornan join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. President Biden returns to the campaign trail. Danny Cevallos and Chuck Rosenberg weigh in on the impending release of a redacted Mar-a-Lago search warrant. The school board in Uvalde, Texas voted unanimously to fire Police Chief Pete Arredondo.

    MTP NOW Aug. 24 — WH announces student loan forgiveness; Pat Ryan; Charlie Crist

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 49:20


    Congressman-elect Pat Ryan (D-N.Y.) and gubernatorial nominee Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) discuss Tuesday's results following their victories. The White House announces student loan forgiveness and extends the repayment moratorium to December 31st. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor on the White House's $3 billion aid package for Ukraine.

    MTP NOW Aug. 23 — Mar-a-Lago documents; Key primary races; Student loan forgiveness

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2022 49:42


    New correspondence between the National Archives and former President Trump's lawyers show some documents previously turned over were labeled "Top Secret Compartmented Information." Key primaries take place in Florida, New York and Oklahoma. Kristal Knight, Betsy Woodruff Swan and Doug Heye join the Meet the Press NOW Roundtable to discuss President Biden's potential decision on student loan forgiveness. A Twitter whistleblower alleges major security issues, saying the company misled the government and the public. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) discusses the future of the Democratic party as one of many House Democrats who is not seeking reelection. 

    MTP NOW Aug. 22 — Primary preparation in two states; Tensions mount in Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 49:48


    Florida and New York prepare to head to the polls. Josh Kraushaar, Symone Sanders-Townsend and Rick Tyler join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. The Florida Southern District judge is unlikely to unseal much of the Mar-a-Lago search affidavit, Ryan Reilly reports. Tensions mount in Ukraine after a car bomb killed the daughter of a Putin ally as the country's war with Russia nears the six-month mark. Arguments begin in a Department of Justice challenge against an Idaho abortion ban.

    August 21 — Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Rep. Andy Barr, Sec. Cardona

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2022 47:28


    Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Andy Barr (R-Ky.) exclusively join Meet the Press to discuss America's agitated outlook heading into the midterms. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona talks about potential solutions to the nationwide teacher shortage as kids head back to school. Ali Vitali, Marc Caputo, Symone Sanders-Townsend and Brendan Buck join the Meet the Press roundtable.

    MTP NOW Aug. 19 — Florida Florida Florida; Democrats surge; Water cuts in the West

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2022 50:01


    Former President Trump's continued presence on the political stage. Asma Khalid, Brendan Buck, Mark Caputo and Juanita Tolliver join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss Democratic strategy and Trump's political impact on President Biden and Gov. Ron DeSantis. Western states along the Colorado River face water cuts amid decades-long mega-drought. Safety and security concerns arise after Russia and Ukraine accuse the other of planning a false flag event at the largest nuclear facility in Europe. Former Oregon State Sen. Betsy Johnson joins the state's gubernatorial race as an independent candidate.

    MTP NOW Aug. 18 — The ‘outlier' midterms; Mar-a-Lago latest; Scott Gottlieb

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2022 49:17


    Mixed signals for midterms: Turnout, candidate quality and former President Trump's investigations are setting up a "wild card" election in November. A judge has allowed the partial unsealing of an affidavit to search former President Trump's home in Mar-a-Lago. Scott Gottlieb discusses the CDC's planned overhaul, monkeypox and vaccine hesitancy. NBC News' Antonio Hylton checks the temperature of rural voters in North Carolina as part of our County-to-County project. America's teacher shortage remains unsolved, with school getting closer and closer each day.

    MTP NOW Aug. 17 – Rep. Cheney defeated in Wyo.; Giuliani testifies in Ga.; Rep. Tom Rice

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 48:53


    Following Tuesday's primaries in Wyoming and Alaska, Republican voters choose Trump-backed candidates resulting in the defeat of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Alaskans await the ranked-choice voting results. Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.), who voted to impeach, says that Trump would lose a 2024 candidacy in a “landslide.” Rudy Giuliani left a Fulton County courthouse on Tuesday after spending more than six hours testifying before a Georgia grand jury. Florida OB-GYN Dr. Rachel Rapkin discusses the confusion surrounding healthcare procedures that teens can consent to after a Florida court denies a teen access to abortion.

    MTP NOW Aug. 16 — Inflation Reduction Act signed; Wyoming & Alaska primaries; FBI search affidavit

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 50:37


    President Biden signs the Inflation Reduction Act into law. Primaries in Wyoming and Arkansas place high-profile Trump critics against Trump-backed candidates in another test of the former president's power in the GOP. A federal judge will hear arguments Thursday on whether or not to disclose the reasoning behind the FBI search at Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, while the Justice Department has asked the affidavit remain sealed. Symone Sanders, Jake Sherman and Doug Heye join the Meet the Press roundtable to discuss primary politics and Trump's strength. NBC News reporter Julie Tsirkin breaks down the Arkansas gubernatorial race where Democratic candidate Chris Jones could make history. Following the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan one year ago, current and former U.S. service members worked to bring Afghan nationals who worked alongside the U.S. military to safety.

    MTP NOW Aug. 15 — Mar-a-Lago investigation momentum; Alaska & Wyoming primaries; WH midterm travel

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 49:51


    NBC News correspondent Carol Lee reports that the Trump White House staff was “caught off guard” and unprepared to move out of the White House, leading to a chaotic exit without a lot of planning. Alaska is set to use ranked-choice voting for the first time in Tuesday's primaries and special election, with all four House candidates from different parties facing off in one race. Ali Vitali reports. Donna Edwards, Michael Steele and Marianna Sotomayor join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Afghanistan marks one year since the Americans withdrew. Krish O'Mara Vignarajah discusses efforts to support Afghan evacuees.

    August 14 — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Mike Rounds, Chuck Rosenberg and Andrew Weissmann

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 47:25


    Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) exclusively join Meet the Press to discuss the FBI's search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. Former U.S. Attorney and senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg and former FBI General Counsel Andrew Weissmann discuss the legal implications of the raid. Michael Beschloss, Matthew Continetti, Eugene Robinson, Betsy Woodruff Swan and Amy Walter join the Meet the Press roundtable.

    MTP NOW Aug. 12 – FBI search warrant unsealed; FBI building attack details; Inflation Reduction Act

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 52:48


    A federal judge unseals the search warrant from the search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence. The man who fired a nail gun at a FBI building in Cincinnati posted threats online ahead of the attack. The House is expected to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, marking a substantial win for Democrats. Betsy Woodruff Swan, Eugene Robinson and Matt Gorman join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss legal suspicions around Trump and the odds he becomes the Republican presidential nominee. Evan Mullin runs as an independent against incumbent Sen. Lee (R-Utah) in the Utah Senate race.

    MTP NOW Aug. 11 – DOJ seeks to unseal Trump warrant; national teacher shortage; escalation in Crimea

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 52:46


    AG Merrick Garland's Thursday afternoon presser answered some – but not all – the questions surrounding the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago. Nicholas Wu, Navin Hayak and Sarah Chamberlain join the MTP NOW roundtable. School Superintendents Carlton Jenkins and Jesus Jara discuss the nationwide teacher shortage. In an apparent escalation, a Russian air base in Crimea is destroyed by explosives, with the Ukrainian government yet to take responsibility. Retired Admiral James Stavridis weighs in on the ongoing war.

    MTP NOW Aug. 10 – Trump invokes Fifth; Inflation slows; Wisconsin primary results

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 49:17


    After the FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago, the focus turns to whether the Department of Justice will issue a response, amidst proliferating misinformation. Andrew Weissmann, former FBI General Counsel, explains that statements from the Department of Justice could provide reassurance to public. Former president Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked the 5th amendment in a New York civil investigation. Economist, Omair Sharif talks inflation, gas prices, and the jobs environment. Tuesday's Wisconsin primary results show close races in the midterms. Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-Wa.) discusses the recent Congressional the trip to Taiwan.

    MTP NOW Aug. 9 — Fmr. Gov. Scott Walker; FBI search at Trump's residence; Wisconsin primaries

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 49:46


    The FBI searched former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence in Florida as legal questions and a spotlight on Attorney General Merrick Garland now emerge. Wisconsin's Republican gubernatorial primary marks another proxy battle between the establishment and the Trump wings of the party. Fmr. Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) discusses primaries in the state and the GOP rush to Trump's defense following the FBI search. Stephen Hayes and Adrienne Elrod join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to break down Trump drawing political attention as President Biden signs the CHIPS and Science bill into law.

    MTP NOW Aug. 8 — Democrats' historic win, midterm prospects; Biden's Kentucky visit

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 50:20


    Democrats continue midterm election push after Senate passes Inflation Reduction Bill. President Joe Biden visits Kentucky as the region recovers from historic flooding. Schools prepare for students' return as the nation faces a shortage of teachers. Leigh Ann Caldwell, Noah Rothman and Symone Sanders join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Vermont Lieutenant Governor Molly Gray talks the future of progressives and moderates in the Democratic Party and the state potentially electing its first woman to Congress. 

    August 7 – Rep. Nancy Mace, Stacey Abrams, Sen. Chris Van Hollen

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022 47:17


    Rep. Nancy Mace (R-S.C.) joins Meet the Press to discuss the historic vote in Kansas this week to uphold abortion rights. Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, discusses the abortion vote and her rematch against Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. In an exclusive interview, Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) talks about Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan and the climate, health and tax bill in the Senate. Cornell Belcher, Fmr. Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.), Susan Page and Anna Palmer join the Meet the Press roundtable.

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