Donald Trump says he thought the presidency would be far easier than it's actually been. He says he misses his old life. But will he actually learn anything from these reflections? Lawrence O'Donnell speaks with Nicholas Kristof and Charlie Sykes.
Rachel Maddow shares some of the audio that was (presumably mistakenly?) left on a large collection of b-roll video of Georgia Republican congressional candidate Karen Handel.
Vladimir Kara-Murza, vice-chairman of Open Russia, an international Russian pro-democracy movement, talks with Rachel Maddow about the risks of opposing Vladimir Putin in Russia and the resilience of Russia's pro-democracy, anti-Putin movement.
Rachel Maddow reports a scoop from NBC News that the Donald Trump transition team and the White House did do a background check on Mike Flynn. Also, a source tells NBC News they were aware of Flynn's business ties to Turkey, but hired him to be Trump's...