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Fact-checking Tim Morrison’s claims about Trump-Zelenskiy call transcript

Fact-checking Tim Morrison’s claims about Trump-Zelenskiy call...

11/19/19 11:14PM

NSC aide Tim Morrison was grilled about why he immediately went to the NSC legal advisor to restrict access to the Trump-Zelenskiy call transcript. Tess Bridgeman, former Deputy Legal Adviser to the National Security Council, tells Lawrence O’Donnell that Morrison’s explanation doesn’t quite square. National security expert Tom Nichols also... watch

Republican defenses break down during impeachment hearings

Republican defenses break down during impeachment hearings

11/19/19 11:13PM

On the third day of impeachment hearings, the Republican "hearsay" defense fell apart, as the Intelligence Committee heard from two first hand witnesses who listened to Trump's call with the president of Ukraine. And despite GOP claims that the call was "normal," two other witnesses testified that they had never heard a... watch

Vindman: In the country that I served, right matters

Vindman: In the country that I served, right matters

11/19/19 11:13PM

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman earned a round of applause during his impeachment testimony for his impassioned defense of his actions following the Trump-Ukraine phone call. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, who asked him the question that elicited that applause, joins The Last Word to discuss the impact of Vindman's testimony. watch

Elizabeth Drew on the ‘honest people Trump cannot fathom’

Elizabeth Drew on the ‘honest people Trump cannot fathom’

11/18/19 11:24PM

In a New York Times op-ed, Elizabeth Drew writes that Trump cannot understand the civil servants testifying against him out of duty to the country. She also tells Lawrence O’Donnell that Democrats should include more than just Ukraine in articles of impeachment: "There should be a broader picture of the abuse of power that characterizes... watch

New statement on Trump’s health

New statement on Trump’s health

11/18/19 11:23PM

The White House has released a statement on President Trump's health after the president took an unscheduled trip to Walter Reed hospital over the weekend. Former Deputy Chief of Staff in the Obama Administration Jim Messina joins The Last Word to discuss the Trump White House’s credibility problem. watch

Dem wins after Trump begs voters to send message

Dem wins after Trump begs voters to send message

11/18/19 11:21PM

Despite three presidential visits in support of the Republican candidate, Democrat John Bel Edwards was re-elected governor of Louisiana--a state Donald Trump won by 20 points in 2016. Former Obama campaign manager Jim Messina joins The Last Word to discuss what that might portend for vulnerable Republicans having to defend Trump in the 2020... watch

House Intel member: Deposition proves Trump ‘doesn't care’ about Ukraine

House Intel member: Deposition proves Trump ‘doesn't care’...

11/18/19 11:17PM

Rep. Denny Heck tells Lawrence O’Donnell that "you could hear a pin drop" when David Holmes was recounting details about the now-infamous phone call between Trump and Gordon Sondland, when Sondland was at a restaurant in Kyiv. Heck previews the upcoming public hearings by saying "there's a lot of plot ahead." Lawrence... watch

Roger Stone’s conviction a warning for Gordon Sondland

Roger Stone’s conviction a warning for Gordon Sondland

11/15/19 11:17PM

Former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner, who was in the courtroom every day of the Roger Stone trial, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss how Stone’s conviction on all 7 counts of witness tampering, obstruction, and lying to Congress might inform what Gordon Sondland decides to do in his public testimony next week. watch

Tribe: Trump's attacks on Yovanovitch are ‘witness intimidation’

Tribe: Trump's attacks on Yovanovitch are ‘witness intimidation’

11/15/19 11:11PM

Trump attacked ousted Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during her testimony, leading Democrats to accuse Trump of witness intimidation that could create another article of impeachment. Laurence Tribe tells Lawrence O'Donnell that Trump's tweets shows he needs to be the center of attention: "It's the way he melts down... watch

Emails show Stephen Miller promoted white supremacist content

Emails show Stephen Miller promoted white supremacist content

11/14/19 11:02PM

Emails sent between 2015 and 2016 show senior White House adviser Stephen Miller regularly sent emails with links to white supremacist news sites and anti-immigrant content to a reporter at Breitbart. Now members of Congress are calling on Miller to resign. Maria Teresa Kumar and Neera Tanden join the Last Word to discuss Miller's ongoing... watch

House Judiciary member: Trump admin 'wrong about the absence of wrongdoing'

House Judiciary member: Trump admin 'wrong about the absence...

11/14/19 10:57PM

Rep. David Cicilline tells Joy Reid that there is "overwhelming evidence" that incriminates the president in the Ukraine scandal. He adds that there's "certainly" enough evidence to move forward and consider articles of impeachment with the House Judiciary Committee. Joy also discusses with Joyce Vance and Neera Tanden. watch

Sondland's testimony again under scrutiny over newly-revealed call with Trump

Sondland's testimony again under scrutiny over newly-revealed...

11/13/19 11:07PM

Gordon Sondland's testimony is under scrutiny again after Ambassador Taylor disclosed new details about a call in which an aide heard Sondland and Trump discussing the investigations. Rep. Peter Welch says Sondland may need another "do-over" and looks forward to that aide's testimony Friday. Lawrence also discusses Sondland&... watch

Intel member: ‘Stunned’ to learn about Trump-Sondland call in impeachment hearing

Intel member: ‘Stunned’ to learn about Trump-Sondland call in...

11/13/19 11:06PM

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney calls it “crazy” for the president to be having conversations on an unsecured line with the Ambassador of the European Union. He adds that there's no way Sondland could have forgotten that phone call. Lawrence also discusses with Amb. Wendy Sherman and Jill Wine-Banks. watch

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Lawrence O’Donnell brings his extraordinary background in politics and entertainment to “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” airing weeknights on MSNBC. Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of “The West Wing,” O’Donnell gives the last word and rewrites the most compelling stories of the day.

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