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Several documents were then confirmed missing by the National Archives. And Trump's legal team asks the court to delay a special master ruling. Meanwhile, opening statements in the founder of the Oath Keepers' January 6 sedition trial began today. Plus, Axios is reporting Brett Favre hired former White House lawyer Eric Herschmann, as new texts show the University of Southern Mississippi was concerned about the grant funded volleyball facility he proposed. Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Sam Stein, Katie Benner, Juanita Tolliver, Matthew Dowd, Anna Wolfe, and Jeff Mason join.
While Trump's legal team pushes for a “special master,” the Justice Department says it has already completed its review of the documents seized at Mar-a-Lago. Republicans, who had their PPP loans forgiven, get called out from the White House twitter account. And as more states choke off abortion access, others are stepping up to help with the economic burden for women. Philip Rucker, Katie Benner, Joyce Vance, David Jolly, David Plouffe, A.B. Stoddard, Sam Stein, and Sheelah Kolhatkar join.
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
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
VALUE FOR VALUE Thank you to the Bowl After Bowl Episode 180 Executive Producers: Addison, Mitch, Lavish, test toker, harvhat, SirVo, supyosup, Boo-Bury, coldacid, SeeDubs, Signs of New Growth, NA Millennial, JH, Kevin S Next Thursday catch our Bowls With Buds featuring Fletcher and Carolyn! ON CHAIN, OFF CHAIN, COCAINE, SHITSTAIN RaspiBlitz update Tor DDOS attack Ring of Fire #9 balanced and recruiting for Ring of Fire #10 with a million sat wallet Zebedee announces three new games Elixir Games switches to Solana Wallets drained in Solana breach TOP THREE 33 An endangered ferret was cloned and brought back to life after 33 years Death toll in India's toxic liquor consumption rises to 33 33 shot, 3 fatally in violence across Chicago WHY YOU COUGHING? 33 deaths reported: New Zealand 33 new cases: Patna (India), mainland China 33 monkeypox cases: Mecklenburg County (NC), Minnesota Coof-related hospital admissions down 33% in a week (New Foundland and Labrador) 33 contacts of second monkeypox patient asymptomatic (Karnataka, India) BEHIND THE CURTAIN Griner testifies in her trial CNN: Biden administration offers convicted arms dealer in exchange for Griner, Whelan Russian officials request adding convicted murderer to Griner/Whelan prisoner swap Vadim Krasikov's family moved to Crimea with Evgeny Eroshkin, Vympel handler Russia wants two prisoners in swap for Americans Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan Family of American teacher sentenced to 14 years hard labor in Russia calls on Biden admin to formally negotiate for his release Defense expert says the examination of the substance in Griner's cartridges violated Russian law Trump appearance on The Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show White House Press Secretary Karine Jeane-Pierre says Biden is continuing to "evaluate further uses of clemency powers" Bill Maher and Sam Stein discuss why Biden isn't taking action on pot DANK Cannabis Research Act filed by Scott Peters (D-CA) and Dave Joyce (R-OH) House passed Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act filed by Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Andy Harris (R-MD) Nine National Institute of Health agencies are interested in funding research on therapeutic effects of minor cannabinoids and terpenes First peer-reviewed paper on Delta-8 published Novel delta-8 THC vaporizers contain unlabeled adulterants, unintended byproducts of chemical synthesis, and heavy metals Small Pharma Inc. awarded patent for injectable DMT CNN: Highly potent weed creating marijuana addicts worldwide, study says Responsible Growth Arkansas initiative makes it on November ballot California lawmakers sent Gov. Gavin Newsom SB 57 to legalize safe consumption sites for illegal drugs Santa Monica, CA City Council approves measure to tax pot businesses on the November ballot Pueblo, Colorado activists gathering signatures to lower pot taxes Wichita, Kansas police chief says officers will continue make pot arrests even if the City Council passes a decriminalization ordinance Maryland cuts patient renewal fees and makes them valid for six years instead of three Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court upholds Bourne's ban on recreational sales Judge says Detroit must halt plans to accept applications for certain pot licenses St. Louis Council Ethics Committee investigating Lisa Clancy New York's first medical pot license goes to group made up of George Floyd, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, and Sean Bell's family along with Rev. Kirsten John Foy Pennsylvania regulators will reportedly soon be sued by medical pot companies for improperly allowing big, out-of-state firms to monopolize the industry South Dakota's first state-licensed medical dispensary opened Wednesday Decriminalization will be on the November ballots in Killeen, Harker Heights, San Marcos, and Denton, Texas Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Board of Supervisors votes to place two non-binding referendums on the November ballot JuicyFields scam Australia man charged with murder after allegedly assaulting mother with pot plant Guam to start accepting pot business applications August 29 Zimbabwe Medicines Control Authority accepting applications for medical pot businesses Singapore hanged man convicted of pot trafficking METAL MOMENT This week, the Rev CyberTrucker brings us Brass Against's cover of TOOL's The Pot. FIRST TIME I EVER... This week, we heard from bowlers about the first time they ever went to a flea market. Next week, we want to hear about the first time YOU ever were in a tournament. FUCK IT, DUDE. LET'S GO BOWLING. Utah man accused of causing wildfire by burning a spider New sign spelled Albuquerque without an R Northern California burglar forgot keys in crime scene Woman intent on revenge set fire to wrong house Largest pink diamond in 300 years discovered in Angola Texas man shoots woman in neck but bullet exits, kills him Maryland police need help identifying man suffering from amnesia Virginia woman discovers snake inside bag of popcorn at grocery store Idaho company cooks up world's largest mac and cheese Emus on the run in Danville, Illinois
On this week's stream, we react to big news from Andrew Yang's Forward Party as they announced a merger with two other groups to form an official third party. Donald Trump gave the truther defense when asked about the Saudis using his gold course for their tournament. Bill Maher and liberal journalist Sam Stein seem to think the Democrats' spending proposals are too radical. We also discuss ranked choice voting in the context of growing third party movements with activist Dave Heller from rankedchoiceny.org
Sam Stein is joined by Hugo Lowell, Congressional Reporter at The Guardian, Tim O'Brien, Senior Columnist at Bloomberg Opinion, Carol Leonnig. Investigative Reporter at The Washington Post, Dr. Uché Blackstock, Founder & CEO of Advancing Health Equity, Jonathan Kott, Founder of Majority Makers, Nancy Northup, President & CEO of Center for Reproductive Rights, Dr. Melissa March, OB/GYN - Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Ryan Reilly, Justice Reporter at NBC News Digital, and Jacqueline Woodson, Author of ‘Brown Girl Dreaming'.
Sam Stein speaks with Daniel S. Goldman, Former House Impeachment Inquiry Majority Counsel, Rep. Ann McLane, (D) New Hampshire, Rep. Peter Welch, (D) Vermont, Clint Watts, NBC News & MSNBC National Security Analyst, Barbara McQuade, MSNBC Legal Analyst, Philip Bump, National Correspondent at The Washington Post, Michael Steele, Former RNC Chairman, Dr. Peter Hotez, Co-Director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children's Hospital, Sapphire Garcia-Lies, President of Kansas Birth Justice Society, and Elizabeth Nash, Principal Policy Associate of State Issues at Guttmacher Institute.
Sam Stein is joined by Ryan Reilly, Justice Reporter at NBC News Digital, Joyce Vance, Former U.S. Attorney, Joanne Freeman, Professor of History and American Studies at Yale University, Manuel Oliver, Founder of Change The Ref, Michele Goodwin, Law Professor at University of California – Irvine, Secretary Jena Griswold,(D) Colorado Secretary of State, Irin Carmon, Senior Correspondent at New York Magazine, Dr. Tani Molhatra, OB/GYN- Maternal and Fetal Medicine at UH Cleveland Medical Center, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Olivia Troye, Chief Political Strategist at Renew America Movement, Peter Beinart, MSNBC Political Analyst, and Aimee Allison, Founder & President of She The People.
Sam Stein is joined by Hugo Lowell, Congressional Reporter for The Guardian, Barbara McQuade, MSNBC Legal Analyst, Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-MA), Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Professor of History at NYU, Zack Beauchamp, Senior Correspondent at Vox, Dean Obeidallah, Host of SiriusXM radio's ‘The Dean Obeidallah show', Meridith McGraw, National Political Correspondent at Politico, Nancy Northup, President & CEO at Center for Reproductive Rights, Mary Ziegler, Professor at UC Davis Law School, Hagar Chemali, Fmr. Spokesperson for U.S. Mission to the UN, Mary McCord, Fmr. Acting Asst. Attorney General for National Security at U.S. Department of Justice, Ben Collins, Senior Reporter for NBC News, Kira Rudik, Ukrainian Parliament Member, and Tony Plohetski, Investigative Reporter at Austin American-Statesman.
Sam Stein is joined by Katie Benner, Justice Department Reporter at the New York Times, Barbara McQuade, MSNBC Legal Analyst, Rep. Stacey E. Plaskett (D – U.S. Virgin Islands), Caleb Silver, Editor-in-Chief at Investopedia, Secretary Jena Griswold (D) Colorado Secretary of State, Elizabeth Holtzman, Fmr. U.S. Congresswoman, Michael Conway, Counsel of U.S. House Judiciary Committee in the Impeachment Inquiry of President Nixon, Hugo Lowell, Congressional Reporter at The Guardian, Kyle Cheney, Senior Legal Affairs Reporter at Politico, Rep. Madeleine Dean (D- PA), Lexi Churchill, Research Reporter, ProPublica at Texas Tribune Investigative Unit, Lt. Col. (Ret) Alexander Vindman, Fmr. Director for European Affairs at National Security Council, Robin Rue Simmons, Founder & Executive Director at FirstRepair, and Robert J. Patterson, Professor and Inaugural Chair at Department of African American Studies at Georgetown University.
Liz Mair has one of the more unusual career arcs in politics. Raised in both Seattle and London, she got her start working in conservative politics for David Cameron in the UK before moving to the US to work for the RNC and GOP candidates including Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina, Rick Perry, Scott Walker, and more. In this conversation, she talks her unconventional path to working in politics, her ascent in the digital political space, her time working around some of the leading Republican figures of the era, her work to try to beat back Donald Trump in the '16 primaries, and lessons and insights from one of the most creative thinkers in politics.IN THIS EPISODE…Liz's unusual childhood bouncing between Seattle and London…The school project that exposed Liz to campaign politics…Liz's first professional role in politics working for David Cameron and the UK Tory Party…Liz talks similarities and differences between the UK Conservative Party and American Republicans…How Liz transitioned from UK to US politics, working for the RNC in the '08 cycle…Liz's experience with the McCain campaign, plus her memories of the Sarah Palin experience…Liz's take on GOP pols she's worked with including Rand Paul, Carly Fiorina, Rick Perry, and Scott Walker…The unsuccessful 2016 Republican presidential candidate Liz thinks will be president in her lifetime…Liz talks lessons learned from her anti-Trump efforts in the 2016 GOP primaries…The ad Liz thinks could've taken down Trump in '16…Rumors about the failed Rubio / Cruz alliance to stop Trump in 2016…The mistakes that Liz sees campaign make…Liz's career advice to campaign operatives…Liz's strangest work habit…AND Marc Ambinder, annoying bloggers, Joe Biden, billboards in Iowa, billing 110 hours a week, BlogHer, Cameronites, Ken Clarke, Kellyanne Conway, cranberry juice, Ted Cruz, Howard Dean, debt finance, deepest darkest Surrey, Danny Diaz, Elizabeth Dole, Mike Duncan, Euro skeptics, David Gauke, Rudy Giuliani, Maggie Haberman, Hewlett-Packard, the Hunt for the Red October, Amy Klobuchar, Cyrus Krohn, Medieval History majors, modern guys, NDAs, naps, National Review, Mike Nelson, Barack Obama, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Tim Pawlenty, Tina Podlodowski, Hercule Poirot, policy wonks at AEI, post-partum depression, RedState, the Republican Main Street Partnership, Tony Rezko, Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan, Greg Sargent, Steve Schmidt, Allyson Schwartz, Sam Stein, stockbrokers and housewives, the stupidest person in the room, the Tea Party, Margaret Thatcher, Fred Thompson, token volunteering, Trump copycats, Elizabeth Warren, webcasts, the welfare state, Meg Whitman, Rick Wilson & more!
Nicolle Wallace discusses revelations that Mark Meadows knew of possible violence on Jan. 6th in advance of the insurrection. Plus, a New York judge holds Trump in contempt of court, Elon Musk buys Twitter, Russia attacks key Ukrainian rail lines, and Emmanuel Macron wins re-election in France.Joined by: Luke Broadwater, Peter Strzok, Claire McCaskill, Harry Litman, Sam Stein, Kara Swisher, Cal Perry, Igor Novikov, Katty Kay, Bobby Ghosh, and Daniel Goldman
Nicolle Wallace discusses GOP leaders' private admonishment of Trump after January 6th. Plus, Trump and Pence's final phone call, fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, DeSantis vs. Disney, Obama takes on disinformation, and the high stakes presidential race in France.Joined by: Betsy Woodruff Swan, Claire McCaskill, Charlie Sykes, Harry Litman, Rep. Jim Himes, Helene Cooper, Julia Ioffe, Ali Arouzi, Sam Stein, Jason Johnson, and Keir Simmons
Guests: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, Sam Stein, David Rohde, Danny Hakim, Irin CarmonTonight: New Russian aggression, new American sanctions, and Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman on the folly of the right's support for Putin. Then, as Ivanka Trump begins talks with the January 6th committee, why they may also want to speak with the wife of a Supreme Court Justice. And one state's shocking new attack on the right to abortion.
Nicolle Wallace discusses the possibility of Rudy Giuliani testifying before the Jan. 6th committee. Plus, Trump's accounting firm says 10 years of his financial statements are unreliable, Russia continues amassing troops on the Ukrainian border, and the Super Bowl takes place amid controversies surrounding the NFL. Joined by: Mike Schmidt, Daniel Goldman, Claire McCaskill, Tom Winter, Rep. Madeleine Dean, David Jolly, Greg Myre, Amb. Michael McFaul, Evelyn Farkas, Rep. Gregory Meeks, Susanne Craig, Eddie Glaude, and Sam Stein
The House Oversight Committee is opening an investigation into the 15 boxes of documents that were taken from the White House by former President Trump. It comes as the Jan. 6th panel obtains records showing a gap in Trump's phone calls on the day of the riot. Meantime, the inflation rate rises 7.5% marking the fastest pace in 40 years. Plus, Russia starts massive military drills near the Ukraine border, stirring fears of an invasion. Shannon Pettypiece, Sam Stein, Heather Long, Juanita Tolliver, Bill Kristol and Jeremy Peters join.
In for Nicolle Wallace, Ayman Mohyeldin discusses infighting among the GOP following the RNC's censure of Cheney and Kinzinger. Plus, senators look to finalize Russia sanctions, the Oxford High School shooter's parents appear in court for a hearing, Jan. 6th investigators zero in on extremist groups, the Republican assault on elections, a new Capitol rioter arrest, Russia ramps up its military, and the pandemic's impact on children's mental health. Joined by: Sam Stein, Basil Smikle, Tim Miller, Garrett Haake, Sen. Chris Coons, Joyce Vance, Nick Confessore, Ben Collins, A.B. Stoddard, Maya Wiley, Shaq Brewster, Ryan Reilly, Clint Watts, Julia Ioffe, and Dr. Lucy McBride
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump's involvement in the plot to seize voting machines in 2020. Plus, the nationwide effort to restrict diversity education in schools, the Jan. 6th panel turns its attention to Pence's inner circle, the GOP's attempts to rid the party of truth tellers, Putin accuses the U.S. of stoking war, and vaccines for children under five.Joined by: Mike Schmidt, Jackie Alemany, David Jolly, Joyce Vance, Maya Wiley, Basil Smikle, Rep. Elaine Luria, Garrett Haake, Sam Stein, Steve Schmidt, Alexander Vindman, Michael McFaul, and Dr. Kavita Patel
Marc Short, who was with former Vice President Pence the day of the insurrection, quietly testified before the Jan. 6th committee. It comes as President Trump dangled pardons for those charged in the riot at his Texas rally over the weekend. Meantime, the U.S. and Russia exchange harsh words over Ukraine at a U.N. Security Council meeting on Monday. Plus, the FDA gives full approval to Moderna's coronavirus vaccine. And Capitol Hill stays busy as lawmakers look to avert a possible government shutdown and confirm a new Supreme Court justice. Ashley Parker, Sam Stein, Melissa Murray, Jeremy Bash, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and Michael Steele join.
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump's plot to seize voting machines. Plus, Virginia school districts sue Gov. Youngkin over optional mask mandates, Tucker Carlson defends Russia, a second NYPD officer dies following Friday's shooting in Harlem, the rise of extreme politicians, Biden warns of consequences if Russia attacks Ukraine, the investigation into Downing Street parties during covid lockdowns, and the indoor mask mandate fight in New York.Joined by: Joyce Vance, Julie Hirschfield Davis, Michael Steele, Ashley Parker, David Jolly, Donny Deutsch, Tom Winter, Jonathan Greenblatt, Frank Figliuzzi, Carol Leonnig, Helene Cooper, Amb. Michael McFaul, Keir Simmons, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, and Sam Stein
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Jan. 6th committee's request for Ivanka Trump to provide information. Plus, senators look for a new path forward on voting rights legislation, Donna Edwards launches campaign to reclaim her House seat, investigations into Trump intensify, Ukraine-Russia tensions continue to escalate, and calls mount for law enforcement to prosecute fake electors.Joined by: Neal Katyal, Carol Leonnig, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Sam Stein, Donna Edwards, Susanne Craig, Harry Litman, Donny Deutsch, Richard Engel, Frank Figliuzzi, Ben Rhodes, and Tim Miller.
Nicolle Wallace discusses findings that covid vaccine complications among children are extremely rare. Plus, President Biden holds a high-stakes call with Vladimir Putin, the January 6th committee says a subpoena for Rep. McCarthy is not out of the question, the Pentagon's push to stamp out extremism, the GOP assault on democracy shows no signs of slowing in 2022, Republicans' latest front in their war on education, what to expect from the Supreme Court, and recognizing the achievements in science this year.Joined by: Dr. Kavita Patel, Eli Stokols, Basil Smikle, Mike Memoli, Ben Rhodes, Clint Watts, Reverend Al Sharpton, Errin Haines, Sam Stein, Harry Litman, and Neil deGrasse Tyson
Hospitals are beginning to feel the strain of virus hospitalizations once again. The New York Times is reporting Wednesday's daily case count topped 488,000 – shattering all previous records. And Dr. Walensky defended the CDC's new guidance for isolation after a positive test. Meanwhile, Pres. Biden will speak with Russian Pres. Putin tomorrow. Sam Stein, Courtney Subramanian, Barbara McQuade, Dr. Celine Gounder, Eugene Robinson and Bill Kristol join.
Nicolle Wallace discusses the House voting to find Mark Meadows in contempt. Plus, Biden tours communities in Kentucky devastated by the weekend's tornadoes, Fox News hosts slam the 1/6 select committee for releasing their texts with Meadows, Sen. McConnell says the texts from January 6th are ‘interesting,' signs of life for voting rights legislation in the Senate, Trump supporters in Florida are arrested for casting multiple votes, Trump's longtime accountant testifies in the criminal investigation into Trump's finances, and spikes in covid impact pro-sports leagues. Joined by: Peter Strzok, Joyce Vance, Jackie Alemany, Mike Memoli, Eugene Daniels, Steve Schmidt, Ben Smith, Garrett Haake, Sam Stein, Maya Wiley, Clint Watts, Chuck Rosenberg, and Dr. Irwin Redlener
The full House will now vote on referring Trump's former chief of staff to the Justice Dept. for contempt of Congress. Meanwhile, President Biden spoke with Sen. Joe Manchin about his Build Back Better bill. The senator is still not on board with some elements of Biden's agenda. And after deadly tornadoes across the Midwest -- the worker safety watchdog, OSHA, is opening an investigation into the Amazon warehouse collapse that killed 6 people. Ashley Parker, Sam Stein, Joyce Vance, Don Calloway, Michael Steele and Dr. Stephen Sample join.
Nicolle Wallace discusses the path forward for the January 6th select committee after their vote to hold Jeffrey Clark in contempt. Plus, President Biden unveils his winter covid strategy, Trump meddles in a 2022 primary fight, how the sale of the Trump DC hotel could turn out financially for the former president, the potential overturning of Roe v. Wade, Georgia election workers sue over threats, how charging the parents of the Michigan high school gunman could slow down shootings, and the MLB begins their first lockout in almost 3 decades.Joined by: Harry Litman, Luke Broadwater, Donna Edwards, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Irwin Redlener, David Plouffe, David Fahrenthold, Rep. Madeleine Dean, Irin Carmon, Brian Fallon, Ben Collins, Sam Stein, Fred Guttenberg, and Bill Rhoden
The White House will announce a new strategy to combat the spread of Covid-19 tomorrow. And the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case challenging the Mississippi law banning abortions after 15 weeks. The conservative justices seem inclined to uphold the law, which would undermine the precedent set by Roe v. Wade. Meanwhile, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have until Friday to fund the government or face a shutdown. Peter Baker, Barbara McQuade, Sam Stein, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Eugene Robinson and Mike Murphy join.
Nicolle Wallace discusses the conviction of 3 men in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery. Plus, the 1/6 select committee intensifies its focus on the failures of law enforcement, why cooperation from one witness could be very significant for the committee, judges weigh in on who they think should be held accountable for the Big Lie, what it takes to survive in the Republican party today, a Trump-backed candidate for Senate suspends his campaign, and answers to holiday questions about covid. Joined by: Reverend Al Sharpton, Harry Litman, Jonathan Lemire, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Peter Strzok, Cal Perry, state Rep. Jasmine Crockett, Basil Smikle, Mark McKinnon, Sam Stein, and Dr. Irwin Redlener
Sam Stein is a housing policy analyst and advocate in New York City; his book Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State reveals the horrifying machinations of real estate developers and the neoliberal state, who build massive luxury towers for billionaires while the city's middle and working class citizens deal with skyrocketing rents, housing shortages, and rampant homelessness. How does this happen? And how do we fight back? Here's more on the artist who snuck into 111 W 57th St and took these amazing photos: newyorker.com/magazine/2021/03/08/andi-schmieds-billionaire-espionage-art-project And don't miss Sam's incredible piece in The Baffler on Manhattan “skinny” luxury towers: https://thebaffler.com/outbursts/faulty-towers-stein
Chairman Thompson sent a letter to the former Chief of Staff warning him that if he failed to appear at a scheduled deposition tomorrow they would consider it “willful noncompliance,” and consider holding him in contempt of Congress. Meanwhile, surging inflation poses a challenge for the Biden administration. Sam Stein, Kimberly Atkins Stohr, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Don Calloway, Tim Miller and Gregory Zuckerman join.
Nicolle Wallace discusses another round of subpoenas being issued to Trump insiders by the January 6th committee. Plus, A Republican congressman posts a disturbing video depicting violence against a colleague, Biden hits the road to sell his infrastructure bill, the latest in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, the path ahead for Democrats after disappointing election results, a probe finds 13 Trump officials violated the Hatch Act, the Supreme Court's hard right turn, and a Jan. 6 rioter applies for asylum in Belarus.Joined by: Joyce Vance, Jackie Alemany, Eugene Daniels, Rep. Colin Allred, Donna Edwards, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Rick Stengel, Sam Stein, Frank Figliuzzi, Donny Deutsch, Linda Greenhouse, and Scott MacFarlane
They will vote on both the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the “human” infrastructure bill. And the White House announced the deadline for their private sector vaccine mandate. Businesses with at least 100 employees must get them vaccinated before January 4, or require weekly testing. Several states are already threatening to sue. Sam Stein, Kimberly Atkins Stohr, Joyce Vance, Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Mark McKinnon and Dr. Vin Gupta join.
Nicolle Wallace discusses House Democrats expected to vote on the two major parts of Biden's economic agenda. Plus, the January 6th committee readies new subpoena requests, the DOJ sues Texas over its restrictive voting law, the need for Democrats to broaden their coalition after Tuesday's losses, how false claims about the election will still be on the ballot in 2022, the anatomy of a smear, and a look at the infamous Rudy Giuliani press conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping.Joined by: Garrett Haake, Robert Costa, Jackie Alemany, Michael Schmidt, Neal Katyal, Sam Stein, Stephanie Ruhle, Basil Smikle, Donny Deutsch, Vaughn Hillyard, Nick Confessore, Christopher Stoudt, and Marie Siravo
Tonight on the Last Word: Sen. Grassley accepts Donald Trump's endorsement as Trump repeats his election lies. Also, 60 million kids benefit from President Biden's child tax credit – and some Americans don't know it. Plus, Florida Republicans have undermined efforts to restore felon voting rights. And Norm Ornstein says the GOP is now “an obstructionist cult.” Eddie Glaude, Jennifer Rubin, Sam Stein, Anat Shenker-Osorio, Jesse Wegman and Desmond Meade also join Lawrence O'Donnell.
A new Senate report lays out, in stunning detail, the work Trump did has he tried to subvert the 2020 election just as the former president is reportedly pressuring aides to not cooperate with the House select committee investigating January 6th. Plus, Pfizer is now seeking approval for its Covid vaccine on kids ages 5-11 years old. Joining the program is Sam Stein, Daniel Goldman, Kimberly Atkins Stohr, James Carville, Mark McKinnon, and Dr. Vin Gupta.
Nicolle Wallace discusses reporting that the Biden administration is leaning toward turning over information to Congress about what the former president and his aides were doing during the insurrection. Plus, the findings of Arizona's sham audit will be released tomorrow, a CDC panel approves a Pfizer booster for those over 65, a look at Congressional Democrats' agenda, the radicalization of the GOP, bipartisan talks on police reform end without a deal, officials in Nevada declare covid misinformation a ‘public health crisis,' and criticism grows over the administration's deportation policy along the southern border. Joined by: Yamiche Alcindor, Tim Miller, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Ryan Randazzo, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Sam Stein, Donna Edwards, Aaron Blake, Steve Schmidt, Carol Leonnig, Reverend Al Sharpton, Paul Butler, Dr. Kavita Patel, Justin Jones, and Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas
Nicolle Wallace discusses California Governor Gavin Newsom surviving the effort to recall him. Plus, Biden expresses great confidence in Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Mark Milley, U.S. gymnasts testify before Congress about the abuse they suffered and failures to protect them, a Fox News host doubles down on covid vaccine disinformation, the Biden administration steps up its fight against the Texas abortion law, Republicans in Pennsylvania seek voters' personal information, Republicans reject the latest voting rights legislation from Democrats, and the Capitol braces for an upcoming rally this weekend.Joined by: Sam Stein, Steve Schmidt, A.B. Stoddard, Sen. Mark Warner, Kavitha Davidson, Dr. Peter Hotez, Katie Benner, Neal Katyal, Katty Kay, Nick Corasaniti, Sen. Angus King, Miles Taylor, and Jackie Alemany
Pres. Biden is holding firm to his play to conclude evacuations in Afghanistan by August 31 as the U.S. withdrawal continues to face bipartisan criticism. Plus, how can kids stay safe going back to school during the Delta variant surge of Covid-19? We discuss that and much more with Ben Rhodes, Andrea Mitchell, Sam Stein, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Don Calloway, Susan Del Percio, and Clint Watts.
Nicolle Wallace discusses the former acting attorney general testifying in front of Congress on Trump's efforts to subvert the election results. Plus, the latest on the covid surge in Florida, New York Gov. Cuomo's continued efforts to fight the report he harassed multiple women, the January 6th select committee hires a former Republican congressman as a senior adviser, a new report paints a grim picture of the climate crisis, and the Senate moves toward a final vote on the infrastructure bill. Joined by: Ben Rhodes, Katie Benner, Joyce Vance, Sen. Dick Durbin, Tim O'Brien, Olivia Troye, Bill Bratton, Molly Ball, Eddie Glaude, Rep. Madeline Dean, Sam Stein, and David Plouffe
With pharmaceutical companies putting out information about potential booster shots, we talk to our medical experts about who will and who will not need a Covid vaccine booster shot before 2022. Plus, the latest on the fight for voting rights in Texas and much more with Susan Page, Sam Stein, Dr. Vin Gupta, Dr. Mark Laperouse, Don Calloway, and Mark McKinnon.
Nicolle Wallace discusses the House select committee on 1/6 facing potential subpoena decisions. Plus, McCarthy's comment about Pelosi sparks outrage, the race against time to vaccinate all Americans, Trump's fundraising totals $100M this year, the voting rights fight in Texas continues, GOP leaders going against public health guidance, the push to keep millions of Americans from getting evicted, and the latest headlines out of the Tokyo Olympics. Joined by: Yamiche Alcindor, Charlie Sykes, Taylor Popielarz, Rep. Madeleine Dean, Dr. Vin Gupta, Sam Stein, Jackie Alemany, Matthew Dowd, Eddie Glaude, Rep. Barbara Lee, and Bill Rhoden
#EvictionMoratorium A panel of housing organizers, unhoused activists & policy wonks talk about the recent expiration of the eviction moratorium. Ava Farkas is the head of Met Council On Housing (https://www.metcouncilonhousing.org/); Milton Perez is an organizer with VOCAL (https://www.vocal-ny.org/); Samuel Stein researchers and writes about the politics of housing and urban planning and is the author of "Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State (https://www.shapeofthecity.blogspot.c... Amye Cutlip is an independent data journalist and a housing rights advocate; Maebe A. Girl (https://twitter.com/Maebe_A_Girl) is a U.S. House Candidate, Paul Williams is a fellow at Jain Family institute, grad student in John Jay masters program in economics (https://twitter.comJJayEcon); Rebecca Parson (https://twitter.com/RebeccaforWA) is a housing organizer, formerly homeless, and a candidate for Congress in Washington‘s 6th District. She's running against the 13th most conservative Democrat in the House and has been endorsed by Brand New Congress.
Claire McCaskill and Michael Steele, in for Nicolle Wallace, discuss the continued fallout of McCarthy pulling his picks for the January 6th select committee after Pelosi vetoed two of his choices. Plus, one of the Capitol Police officers who was attacked by rioters is now attacked by right-wing media, mask mandates are again under consideration as covid cases rise, the Afghan interpreters who put their lives on the line are now in danger as U.S. troops withdraw, Biden defends the filibuster, how the new surge of covid is hitting the unvaccinated the hardest, and the Justice Department cracks down on the illegal pipeline of guns.Joined by: Tim Miller, Robert Gibbs, Jackie Alemany, Mark Zaid, Eugene Scott, Matt Zeller, Jake Sherman, Donna Edwards, Sam Stein, Michelle Goldberg, Dr. Irwin Redlener, and Cedric Alexander
House vote and next steps in the impeachment inquiry. ISIS leader killed. California fires. The Washington Nationals are World Series champions. Anna Palmer, Sam Stein and Jack Beatty join Kimberly Atkins.
Jonah Keri filibusters with Daily Beast political writer Sam Stein on the midterm elections, featuring: a breakdown of how the Democrats took back the House; a look at how the GOP expanded its majority in the Senate; what happens to seemingly popular candidates after they lose; why immigration played a much bigger role than climate change in deciding these elections (even though it shouldn't have); how shifts in state-level politics aren't as widely discussed but still weigh heavily on citizens' lives; and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices