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Fmr. DOJ Spox: Trump's past comments indicate he could perjure himself with Mueller

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 6:44pm

Matthew Miller reacts to Trump’s statement that he would like to meet with the special counsel

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Why Trump's Mueller comments are "a huge setback" for his attorneys

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 6:43pm

Fmr. CIA & DOD Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash discusses Trump’s claim he would like to meet with the special counsel

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Doomsday clock moves two minutes to midnight

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:48pm

Tonight, Chuck’s obsessed with nearing the end of the world and wonders if we should all just hit the snooze button.

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Partisan gerrymandering may need institutional change

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:48pm

Richard Pildes of NYU Law tells Chuck that in order to end gerrymandering from both parties, the fundamental change is to “take it out of the hands of the self-interested politicians.”

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Thursday's Mini-Report, 1.25.18

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:30pm

Today's edition of quick hits.

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Schiff: Nunes is ‘attempting to tar the entire intelligence community’

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:18pm

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is threatening to reveal portions of a confidential intelligence memo without letting the Justice Department review it first. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), a ranking member of the House...

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Can Trump plead the Fifth to avoid Mueller interview?

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:17pm

NBC News reports that John Dowd, one of the president’s lawyers, says he will make the decision on whether or not Trump will sit down for an interview with Robert Mueller. Stuart Taylor and Chuck discuss if the president has a way out.

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Full Taylor: Trump 'can't avoid testifying' in Mueller probe

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:15pm

National Journal Contributing Editor Stuart Taylor joins MTP Daily and tells Chuck the “perjury trap alarmists are missing something big” – that Trump can’t avoid testifying in front of Robert Mueller.

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NRA hosts Vegas gun expo days after school shooting

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:57pm

The NRA holds the largest firearms industry expo just miles away from the site of the Las Vegas mass shooting that killed 58 people. This comes just days after the 11th school shooting this year.

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Trump World plays an unfortunate game...

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:20pm

Trump, his Treasury secretary, and his Commerce secretary have now made different public comments about U.S. monetary policy.

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Fmr. Trump Adviser: FBI makes U.S. resemble KGB

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 3:12pm

Former Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo discusses the GOP effort to discredit the FBI and intelligence agencies, and claims that the US is turning into Russia and the FBI is becoming the KGB.

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Missing FBI text messages have been found

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:05pm

The messages between two FBI agents working on the Special Counsel have been found. These messages are important because previous messages between the two agents suggest the possibility of a bias against the president.

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Trump: “False” that UK leader and I have bad relationship

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:48pm

President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Davos, Switzerland. Stephanie Ruhle joined by MSNBC’s Ali Velshi and her panel: The Economist’s Brendan Greeley, MSNBC Political Analyst Elise Jordan, and Politico’s Ben White react to

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Monumental American: Naomi Parker Fraley

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:45pm

Naomi Parker Fraley, the woman thought to have inspired the iconic "Rosie the Riveter" poster, is a Monumental American. Naomi was one of the first women to do war work at a California Naval Air station.

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'The world just moves on without us'

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:41pm

Whether Trump World intends to isolate the United States or not, that increasingly appears to be the practical effect of this president's attempts at leadership

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Cloobeck: Let the government shut down

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:41pm

Money Money Money: Congress has two weeks to reach a deal on the spending bill to avoid another government shutdown. Who has more at stake Republicans or Democrats? Democratic Donor and Former Chairman and CEO of Diamond Resorts International Stephen

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Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 1.25.18

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:00pm

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

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Chris tributes to legendary South African Trumpeter Hugh Masekela

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 11:26am

He's best known in the country of his birth for his decades-long opposition to apartheid. The Guardian calls Masekela one of the world's finest and most distinctive trumpeters with music from South Africa and across Africa.

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Facts discredit Trump's latest conspiracy theory about the FBI

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 11:20am

It took surprisingly little time for Donald Trump's latest anti-FBI conspiracy theory to completely unravel.

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New report details combating Russian interference

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 10:50am

The Council on Foreign Relations has written a new report on how to combat Russian political interference, including expanded sanctions and cyber countermeasures. Phil Gordon joins Morning Joe to discuss.

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