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Trump trails against Dems in new 2020 polling

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 7:21am

In a hypothetical match up for re-election, the president trails Democratic candidates in 2020, according to a new PPP poll. The panel discusses what, if anything, should be made of the numbers.

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Kim Jong Un makes first foreign trip as leader

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 7:03am

President Trump tweeted Wednesday about Kim Jong Un, saying he was looking forward to meeting with the North Korean leader. This comes as Un traveled to Beijing for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Heilemann: Daniels' lawyer playing the game like Trump

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 6:47am

The Morning Joe panel discusses Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti and how he has used media appearances to criticize the president.

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Trump wants to take on Amazon, not Facebook

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 6:00am

Axios' Jonathan Swan joins First Look for Wednesday's edition of 1BigThing.

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Eugene Robinson: Trump's played his supporters for suckers

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:44am

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post Eugene Robinson discusses his stinging new op-ed in which he argues that Trump supporters may be starting to feel duped by the president.

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Critics blast Trump admin. for Census citizenship question

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:42am

Multiple attorneys general in blue states are suing the Trump administration over the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Steve Schmidt and Eugene Robinson react.

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WH calls Trump's dwindling Russia legal team 'highly qualified'

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:36am

Trump reportedly is having even more trouble finding lawyers to fill his shrinking Russia legal team reportedly forcing him to look to Washington outsiders. Our panel reacts.

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Out of the public eye, Trump stays silent on Stormy Daniels

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 12:31am

With no public events for days in a row, Trump has remained uncharacteristically quiet about the allegations from Stormy Daniels. Our panel reacts.

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New report contradicts police on US death of former top Russian

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:28pm

Jason Leopold, senior investigative reporter for Buzzfeed News, talks with Rachel Maddow about new evidence in the mysterious death of RT founder Mikhail Lesin, including a secret report from Christopher Steele.

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Senators' new bipartisan bill to protect Mueller

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:09pm

A GOP and Democratic senator have a new plan to protect the Mueller probe and Democrats are calling for DOJ officials to do the same. House Intel Cmte. members Rep. Eric Swalwell & Mike Quigley discuss threat to the investigation and chaos in House...

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Is there 'unknown evidence' in the Trump-Stormy case?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:05pm

Ron Klain and Dahlia Lithwick discuss why Donald Trump is still fighting Stormy Daniels' lawsuit even after she told her story on "60 Minutes". Ron Klain says Trump's legal strategy points to some "unknown evidence" that could be even more damaging to...

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White House says Trump denied Stormy’s story but when and where?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:04pm

Lawrence O'Donnell explains why reporters shouldn't believe the White House's denials until Donald Trump speaks for himself on the Stormy Daniels affair, and how Michael Avenatti's legal 'trap' could snare Trump’s team.

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Trump aims to pervert census count with citizenship question

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:59pm

Vanita Gupta, CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the Donald Trump administration's intention to add a citizenship question to the census is a bad thing and how resistance is organizing to prevent

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Senate Democrats ask DoJ officials to protect Mueller from Trump

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:51pm

Senator Richard Blumenthal talks with Rachel Maddow about letters sent by Senate Judiciary Democrats to the top five in the Department of Justice line of succession, asking them to promise not to interfere with or end the Mueller investigation even if

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CA sues Trump admin. over census citizenship question

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 9:10pm

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra talks about his suit against the Trump administration over their decision that for the first time in decades the next census will ask about citizenship.

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Trump's odd one-letter Twitter abbreviations, explained

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 9:00pm

President Trump has once again come up with an odd one-letter abbreviation on Twitter, and this one concerns who he now wants to pay for his border wall.

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Do white evangelicals even care about Stormy Daniels?

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:56pm

The co-author of "The Faith of Donald J. Trump" on whether there is a breaking point for the president's pious (and white) supporters.

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Stormy Daniels' Attorney: There's much more to come

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:44pm

"There's a lot of embarrassing information that has yet to come out," says Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti.

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Trump silent on Stormy Daniels, despite claims he always "hits back"

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:24pm

Trump remains silent on allegations of affairs with former adult film star Stormy Daniels and former Playmate Karen McDougal. Harvard Kennedy’s Leah Wright Rigueur tells Ari Melber Trump won’t comment on Stormy Daniels to avoid “opening the door” to...

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Trump CIA pick busted for destroying secret torture tapes

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 8:21pm

Trump’s pick to run the CIA, Gina Haspel, helped destroy “torture tapes” and ran a Bush-era “black site”. Ari Melber fact checks Trump’s support for torture with this new nomination.

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