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Rep. Lieu: Trump-Putin summit a “disgraceful" moment in history

Rep. Lieu: Trump-Putin summit a “disgraceful" moment in history

07/16/18 07:50PM

Rep. Ted Lieu responds to President Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling Trump appearing to side with Putin over United States intelligence officials on the issue of Russian election meddling “obscene” and “one of the most disgraceful moments” of “American history”. watch

Rep. Swalwell: Trump went 'lower than I thought' we could go

Rep. Swalwell: Trump went 'lower than I thought' we could go

07/16/18 07:49PM

Trump appears to side with Russian President Vladimir Putin, over his own intelligence officials, on the issue of Russian election meddling at the leaders’ first summit in Helsinki. Rep. Eric Swalwell tells Ari Melber that he “did not see” an American President on stage with Putin and called on Republican members of Congress to protect the... watch

Bombshell: NRA-linked Russian charged with being foreign agent

Bombshell: NRA-linked Russian charged with being foreign agent

07/16/18 07:47PM

The Department of Justice charged Russian national, Maria Butina, with attempting to establish “back channel” lines of communication to advance “the agenda of the Russian Federation”. While the charges did not come from Special Counsel Mueller’s office, McClatchy’s Greg Gordon tells Ari Melber “it seems clear” that Mueller is “farming out... watch

Young Paris, Pharoahe Monch and Rev. Sharpton on The Beat

Young Paris, Pharoahe Monch and Rev. Sharpton on The Beat

07/13/18 08:32PM

Reverend Al. Sharpton, rapper Pharoahe Monch and Rapper Young Paris join Ari Melber to discuss the week’s biggest news stories, including a new indictment by Special Counsel Mueller that charges 12 Russian agents with hacking Clinton email servers and attempting to meddle in the 2016 election. watch

Fmr. Prosecutor: New charges could show Mueller is coming for Trump

Fmr. Prosecutor: New charges could show Mueller is coming for...

07/13/18 08:31PM

Mueller indicts 12 Russian intelligence officers for 2016 election hacking. Former Federal Prosecutor John Flannery and former aide to the Trump campaign tells Ari Melber that Trump is a “criminal” who is “endangering” the Republic. Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg also joins The Beat to discuss what the new indictments mean for the... watch

Sam Nunberg speaks out as Mueller circles mentor Roger Stone

Sam Nunberg speaks out as Mueller circles mentor Roger Stone

07/13/18 08:30PM

Mueller indicts Russian agents for hacking Democrats and the Hillary Clinton Campaign, as Trump first summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin looms. Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg tells Ari Melber that his mentor Roger Stone is “conspiratorial” and did not believe the Russians were involved in hacking the 2016 election. watch

Watch: could this be Mueller's smoking gun for collusion?

Watch: could this be Mueller's smoking gun for collusion?

07/13/18 07:17PM

Ari Melber breaks down a key moment in the 2016 campaign that may point to the question of collusion in Special Counsel Mueller’s Russia probe. On the same day that Trump publicly asked Russia to look for Hillary Clinton’s emails, Russian agents hacked Clinton’s email server for the first time. watch

Rep. Nadler: GOP trying to 'poison' Mueller jury pool

Rep. Nadler: GOP trying to 'poison' Mueller jury pool

07/12/18 06:50PM

In a tense house hearing, lawmakers question FBI agent Peter Strzok about allegations of bias against Donald Trump. Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerry Nadler, tells Ari Melber “there is no evidence whatsoever” that Strzok’s opinions “affected any of the decisions made” by him and that the hearing is a “big show” by... watch

Trump baby blimp organizer: Moral outrage doesn’t work on Trump

Trump baby blimp organizer: Moral outrage doesn’t work on Trump

07/11/18 07:55PM

A “Trump Baby” blimp organizer joins Ari Melber to discuss how the idea for a giant Trump baby blimp came about and why activists feel it’s an appropriate way to protests Trump’s visit to the U.K. Art of the Deal co-author Tony Schwartz notes that Trump’s supporters seem to support him more when he’s criticized, while Vox’s Liz Plank adds that... watch

Michael Avenatti: Michael Cohen will be arrested by end of summer

Michael Avenatti: Michael Cohen will be arrested by end of summer

07/11/18 07:52PM

Michael Cohen’s new lawyer, Clinton loyalist Lanny Davis says Cohen is a “new” man with a “new attitude”. Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti tells Ari Melber that if Cohen really wanted to cooperate he could start immediately. Avenatti also comments on his possible political future, saying if he was going to take someone up the side of a... watch

Lt. General: Trump has caused 'anger' and 'worry' with NATO allies

Lt. General: Trump has caused 'anger' and 'worry' with NATO...

07/11/18 07:50PM

Trump lashed out at NATO allies in Brussels and asked them to double their military defense spending. Terrorism analyst Malcolm Nance tells Ari Melber that Trump’s remarks showed a “staggering ignorance” of NATO. Lt. General Ben Hodges, who served as Commanding General of the United States Army in Europe says the atmosphere in Brussels during... watch

Senator: Trump SCOTUS pick 'absolutely must' recuse himself

Senator: Trump SCOTUS pick 'absolutely must' recuse himself

07/10/18 07:54PM

Democrats argue that Trump Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of changing his views depending on what the Republican Party wants, as Senator Blumenthal tells Ari Melber the Senate Judiciary Committee has “discovered” that Kavanaugh is “in favor of giving the President power to fire” Special Counsel Mueller. watch

Failure: Trump misses deadline to reunite migrant children

Failure: Trump misses deadline to reunite migrant children

07/10/18 07:54PM

The Trump administration has missed a deadline to reunite migrant families, with only 38 children under the age of 5 being reunited by the deadline. Bustle contributing editor Alicia Menendez tells Ari Melber that migrant parents face “impossible choices” even if they are reunited with their children. watch

Russian behind Trump Tower meeting calls accusations 'ridiculous'

Russian behind Trump Tower meeting calls accusations 'ridiculous'

07/10/18 07:49PM

In a new interview, Russian pop star Emin Agalarov admits to setting up the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, but says accusations of meddling are “ridiculous”. Agalarov also admitted that the Trump campaign approached Russians for help with the Russian-American vote; former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi notes that the Trump campaign did not... watch

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About The Beat With Ari Melber

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