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Melber: People who obstruct justice usually have something to hide

Melber: People who obstruct justice usually have something to...

06/08/18 07:36PM

One year after former FBI Director James Comey testified before congress about potential Presidential obstruction by Trump, Bob Mueller charges former Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Russian Konstantin Kilimnik with obstruction. Ari Melber breaks down how people typically do not obstruct criminal probes unless they are guilty of... watch

Hot 97 takes over The Beat, slamming Fox News, Ari and repeat outfits

Hot 97 takes over The Beat, slamming Fox News, Ari and repeat...

06/08/18 07:34PM

New York’s no. 1 morning radio show, Hot 97, takes over Fallback Friday on The Beat! Ebro, Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez join Ari Melber to nominate who they think should fall back this week. Ebro tells Ari to fall back for setting him “homework” and Peter Rosenberg gets roasted for his fashion choices. watch

Mueller indicts Russian known as 'Manafort's Manafort'

Mueller indicts Russian known as 'Manafort's Manafort'

06/08/18 07:31PM

Bob Mueller hits Paul Manafort and Russian Konstantin Kilimnik with new obstruction charges, raising the total number of people charged in the Russia probe to 20. The Atlantic’s Betsy Woodruff breaks down how the new indictments raise the likelihood of Manafort being jailed before trial. watch

'Art of the deal' co-author: Trump’s 'attitude' normalizes fear

'Art of the deal' co-author: Trump’s 'attitude' normalizes fear

06/07/18 08:23PM

Ahead of the North Korea summit, Trump boasts that it’s about “attitude” more than "preparation". Trump’s “Art of the Deal” co-author Tony Schwartz joins Ari Melber to discuss how we must move from "hubris to humility" and how Trump is an example of "what not to do". watch

Senator suing Trump for corruption 'hopeful' and 'encouraged' with judge

Senator suing Trump for corruption 'hopeful' and 'encouraged'...

06/07/18 08:21PM

Senator Richard Blumenthal, who is leading an unprecedented case brought by 200 Democrats alleging Trump is taking money from foreign governments, joins Ari Melber. Blumenthal says he was “encouraged” by the attitude of the Judge during court proceedings and is “hopeful” about the case. watch

Bizarre: Trump EPA Chief under fire for lotion errand

Bizarre: Trump EPA Chief under fire for lotion errand

06/07/18 08:20PM

Trump EPA chief Scott Pruitt is under fire for new reports saying he demanded his security detail search multiple stores for a particular Ritz-Carlton hand lotion and wanted a used mattress from a Trump hotel. “Majority Report” host Sam Seder tells Ari Melber the “organizing principle” of many in the Trump administration appears to be this kind... watch

Vance: Sean Hannity’s 'acid-wash' advice to Mueller witnesses 'reprehensible'

Vance: Sean Hannity’s 'acid-wash' advice to Mueller witnesses ...

06/07/18 08:18PM

Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani and Sean Hannity have stepped up attacks on the Mueller probe, with Sean Hannity telling witnesses in the probe to destroy evidence and Giuliani publicly claiming that Mueller is trying to “trap” Trump. Former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance tells Ari Melber that Hannity’s comments are “reprehensible” and Watergate... watch

Seymour Hersh: Trump era is the “new Watergate”

Seymour Hersh: Trump era is the “new Watergate”

06/06/18 07:54PM

Investigative Journalist Seymour Hersh, who broke key stories relating to abuse of power and reported on the Watergate scandal in the Nixon era, discusses Trump, the Russia probe and how journalists should approach covering Trump as we enter a “brand new Watergate”. watch

Kim Kardashian winning Trump pardon shows "terribly wrong” process

Kim Kardashian winning Trump pardon shows "terribly wrong”...

06/06/18 07:53PM

Trump commuted the life-sentence of Alice Johnson, a woman in prison for drug-trafficking, after Kim Kardashian lobbied for a pardon on Johnson’s behalf. Ari Melber examines how none of Trump’s pardons were formally recommended to him by the DOJ’s Acting Pardon Attorney, but rather they came from Kim Kardashian, Sylvester Stallone and Fox News. watch

Stormy Daniels: Michael Cohen plotted with my lawyer to lie about Trump

Stormy Daniels: Michael Cohen plotted with my lawyer to push lies

06/06/18 07:49PM

A new lawsuit filed by Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti alleges that Stormy Daniels’ former lawyer Keith Davidson was a “puppet” for Trump and Michael Cohen and worked against her interests. Leaked text messages show Michael Cohen and Keith Davidson discussing a potential appearance for Stormy Daniels on Sean Hannity’s show and could... watch

Wife of Guilty Trump aide: He deserves a Trump pardon

Wife of Guilty Trump aide: He deserves a Trump pardon

06/05/18 07:37PM

Simona Mangiante, the wife of guilty Trump aide George Papadopoulos tells Ari Melber her husband is “stuck” waiting for a sentencing after cooperating with Mueller’s Russia investigators and entering a guilty plea. Mangiante says Trump pardoning Papadopoulos would be “appropriate and deserved” but that she has not discussed this with anyone on... watch

Watergate prosecutor: Paul Manafort is 'toast'

Watergate prosecutor: Paul Manafort is 'toast'

06/05/18 07:36PM

Bob Mueller is seeking to jail Paul Manafort for allegedly tampering with witnesses. A new filing reveals Manafort tried to coach a witness via an encrypted app, but outed himself when the messages were save to the cloud. Watergate Prosecutor Nick Akerman tells Ari Melber the public evidence suggests Manafort is “toast”. watch

Michael Eric Dyson: Trump’s 'cynical exploitation' of race

Michael Eric Dyson: Trump’s 'cynical exploitation' of race

06/04/18 08:00PM

Civil Rights expert, Michael E. Dyson, joins Ari Melber to discuss race in Trump’s America and how how the legacy of James Baldwin has been revived. Dyson argues Trump’s election is the “logical extension” of “white refusal” to see “blackness as American” and Trump’s exploitation of poor working class white people, while “disinvesting in their... watch

Giuliani's bizarre new argument against a Trump-Mueller interview

Giuliani's bizarre new argument against a Trump-Mueller interview

06/04/18 07:59PM

Trump’s White House lawyers admit they lied about Trump’s involvement with Donald Trump Jr.’s statement about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, revealing Trump in fact dictate the letter himself. The Wall Street Journal’s Shelby Holliday joins Ari Melber to break down how this alters our understanding of the timeline of events, as well as Trump... 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.