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Trump team did vet Flynn, hired him anyway: NBC News
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 National Security Adviser anyway.
Programming Note! John Brennan to be Maddow's guest Friday 8/1702:02
Tape hints Kavanaugh opposes marriage equality, abortion rights04:30
Manafort jury's questions set court watchers guessing04:59
Maddow: Trump isn't attacking critics, he's going after witnesses21:18
Manafort trial goes to jury with a bumpy conclusion09:16
Unlike Nixon, Trump admin pursues enemies list in public13:19