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Fmr FBI Chief Andrew McCabe previews Mueller Report

02/21/19 06:39PM

In a newsmaking interview with MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber, former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe details a secret, never-released letter by Trump linking the firing of James Comey to Russia; explains what he thinks the “worst thing” Trump has done in office; previews the impending Mueller Report; discusses whether Rod... watch

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FBI Official Grilled for 3-week delay on Weiner Clinton emails

02/21/19 06:20PM

In an interview with MSNBC’s Ari Melber, former acting director of the FBI Andrew McCabe is pressed on the FBI’s three-week delay between discovering Hillary Clinton emails on Anthony Weiner’s laptop and the announcement of their discovery to the public. McCabe says that while the three-week delay was not ideal, it is an “acceptable outcome.”... watch

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Watch Andrew McCabe's Full Melber Intv. on Trump, Mueller,...

02/21/19 05:55PM

In a newsmaking interview with MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber, former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe details a secret, never-released letter by Trump linking the firing of James Comey to Russia; explains what he thinks the “worst thing” Trump has done in office; previews the impending Mueller Report; discusses whether Rod... watch

Why Mueller could ask AG Barr to indict Trump in office

Why Mueller could ask AG Barr to indict Trump in office

02/20/19 08:05PM

In a special report, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, breaks down a central question in modern American politics: Can a sitting President be indicted? Melber examines how the constitution’s core remedy for a President who commits “high crimes or misdemeanours” is through Congress and the power of impeachment, but that this doesn’t... watch

Trump's wall claim shredded as immigration drops to 40-year low

Trump's wall claim shredded as immigration drops to 40-year low

02/20/19 07:57PM

President Trump’s stated rationale for declaring a National Emergency, to secure funding for a border wall, is that there is a crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico. Ari Melber examines immigration data from 1980 until today, noting how despite Trump and his allies claiming an immigration crisis, immigration is nearing an all-time low. In... watch

Watch when Mueller endgame news broke on live TV

Watch when Mueller endgame news broke on live TV

02/20/19 07:56PM

Ari Melber breaks down new signs that the Mueller probe may be reaching its conclusion, including a statement today from President Trump, saying the release of Mueller’s report will be “totally up to” his new Attorney General, Bill Barr. Former Prosecutor John Flannery tells Ari Melber that in his view, the Mueller would not end at this stage ... watch

Bombshell: Trump pushed for ally to take over federal probe

Bombshell: Trump pushed for ally to take over federal probe

02/19/19 07:28PM

A bombshell New York Times report details Trump's extreme and potentially illegal efforts to thwart federal investigators. Ari Melber breaks down how the report alleges Trump tried to override Justice Department policy to install an ally to take over a Federal probe in New York looking into Trump's own payments to women, and tried to... watch

Ari Melber presses Trump ally on ominous Mueller claim

Ari Melber presses Trump ally on ominous Mueller claim

02/19/19 07:23PM

Influential Trump ally, Matt Schlapp, claimed Trump's new Attorney General, Bill Barr, would have an "effect" on on the DOJ, FBI and the Mueller investigation, saying the probe would "come to an end soon". MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, presses Schlapp on his claim and why he believes Barr will impact the... watch

Judge weighs jailing Roger Stone for possible gag order violation

Judge weighs jailing Roger Stone for possible gag order violation

02/19/19 07:19PM

The Judge in Roger Stone's case is considering jailing Trump ally Roger Stone, for potentially violating a gag order, and posting what is perceived to be a potential attack on the very judge over seeing his case, on the internet. Stone submitted a formal apology to the court, but will face a hearing this week. watch

2020 contender: Trump border wall is a 'wasteful vanity project'

2020 contender: Trump border wall is a 'wasteful vanity project'

02/18/19 07:48PM

New legal challenges emerge in response to Trump’s declaration of a National Emergency, to secure funding for his border wall. Washington Governor Jay Inslee joins Ari Melber, to break down why he’s considering suing over it, as Washington State has already taken the lead in ten lawsuit against the Trump administration. Gov. Inslee tells Melber... watch

Fmr. FBI Chief: DOJ mused recording Trump

Fmr. FBI Chief: DOJ mused recording Trump

02/18/19 07:48PM

Former FBI Acting Director, Andrew McCabe, is speaking for the first time about whether Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed the 25th amendment, telling CBS’ 60 Minutes that Rosenstein was openly “counting votes or possible votes” in the context of ousting Trump. The DOJ has refuted McCabe’s claims and McCabe’s own spokesperson... watch

Protests erupt over Trump’s National Emergency 'power grab'

Protests erupt over Trump’s National Emergency 'power grab'

02/18/19 07:45PM

Protesters rally across the country to oppose Trump’s declaration of a National Emergency, something they describe as a power grab at the Southern border. Ari Melber breaks down how new legal challenges to Trump’s National Emergency are emerging from the ACLU and other groups and that Trump’s immigration guru, Stephen Miller, appears to be... watch

Mueller wins Roger Stone gag order, moves to sentence Manafort

Mueller wins Roger Stone gag order, moves to sentence Manafort

02/15/19 07:44PM

Special Counsel Mueller drops the hammer on Paul Manafort, making a new push to ask a federal judge to sentence Manafort immediately, as a judge rules against Trump’s long-time advisor, Roger Stone, implementing a partial gag order in his case and the White House confirms Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, was interviewed by Mueller’s team. Mueller... watch

Ret. Lt. Col to GOP: Confronting Trump is not Omaha Beach on D-Day

Ret. Lt. Col to GOP: Confronting Trump is not Omaha Beach on D...

02/15/19 07:38PM

President Trump declares a National Emergency in a gambit to seize money for a border wall with Mexico, but admits during a press conference that he “didn’t need to”. Retired Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Peters, a former Fox News analyst, tells Ari Melber that “so many people have died and bled” for the constitution and that the least Republicans in... watch

Did Kanye misfire with Kenny G valentine? Senator weighs in

Did Kanye misfire with Kenny G valentine? Senator weighs in

02/15/19 07:36PM

In a special edition of “Fallback Friday”, Senator Richard Blumenthal joins legendary comedian Lizz Winstead and Ari Melber, becoming the first-ever Senator to appear on the segment. Winstead calls out Kanye West for enlisting musician Kenny G to perform for Kim Kardashian on Valentine’s Day. Senator Blumenthal weighs in, saying he does in fact... watch

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 Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber provides in-depth analysis of the day’s biggest news stories.