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Grassley responds to Kavanaugh accuser’s request for FBI probe

Grassley responds to Kavanaugh accuser’s request for FBI probe

09/18/18 11:21PM

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford requests an FBI investigation into her accusation against Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies-- but Chairman Grassley says there’s no reason to delay. Lawrence discusses with former Senate Judiciary Committee staffers Bob Schiff and Lisa Graves. watch

What will McConnell do on Kavanaugh?

What will McConnell do on Kavanaugh?

09/18/18 11:15PM

Washington Post reporter Robert Costa talks to Lawrence about the “fragile political moment” for the GOP, as Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley appears to be in a standoff with Kavanaugh accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford over an FBI investigation into her accusation against Brett Kavanaugh. watch

Schiff reacts to Trump order to release Russia documents

Schiff reacts to Trump order to release Russia documents

09/17/18 11:16PM

In an unprecedented move, Trump ordered the FBI and DOJ to release classified information about the ongoing Russia probe. Top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, tells Lawrence that this helps Trump's own defense and the FBI needs to stand up and say no to Trump. watch

Kavanaugh accuser will tell her story publicly

Kavanaugh accuser will tell her story publicly

09/17/18 11:09PM

Professor Christine Blasey Ford revealed allegations of sexual assault committed against her by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 1982 -- and she is expected to testify about it next week. Dahlia Lithwick and Ana Marie Cox discuss what’s changed for women since Anita Hill testified. watch

Lawrence: What is standard of proof on Kavanaugh allegations?

Lawrence: What is standard of proof on Kavanaugh allegations?

09/17/18 11:03PM

During the Anita Hill hearing, there was no standard of proof that the Senate Judiciary Committee had to determine the veracity of her claims. 27 years later, Lawrence wonders if the Committee will have a standard for evaluating Christine Blasey Ford's accusations against Brett Kavanaugh during their expected testimony next Monday. watch

GOP Senators say they can’t delay Kavanaugh vote. But they can.

GOP Senators say they can’t delay Kavanaugh vote. But they can.

09/14/18 10:54PM

Republicans are pushing Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation despite new details revealing how Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulted a woman while drunk at a high school party. The Judiciary Committee could reopen his hearing, but will it? Lawrence discusses with Lisa Graves and Jill Wine-Banks. watch

Lawrence: GOP midterm ‘shipwreck’ could be worse

Lawrence: GOP midterm ‘shipwreck’ could be worse

09/12/18 11:13PM

Donald Trump is worried about impeachment as the prospect of a GOP midterm "shipwreck" looms. Lawrence O'Donnell explains how the 1994 elections show the polling might be wrong, though, and that the GOP loss could be even worse than the party fears. watch

Trump's 9/11 lies and behavior in Shanksville

Trump's 9/11 lies and behavior in Shanksville

09/11/18 11:14PM

Lawrence: "Donald Trump tried to steal the grief of 9/11 families and use it as his own" when he claimed he lost hundreds of friends during the terror attack, one of his many lies about 9/11. But the one thing Trump has never felt about 9/11 is grief, on display with a double fist bump and thumbs up at 9/11 commemoration services in... watch

Trump may face new test w/ Russia after NBC report

Trump may face new test w/ Russia after NBC report

09/11/18 11:10PM

Bob Woodward's book reveals dangers Trump poses to national security, and now an NBC News exclusive report shows the President could be facing another challenge as Russia is suspected of harming U.S. diplomatic workers in Cuba. Ned Price and David Corn join Lawrence. watch

Rpt: Manafort in talks for possible plea deal

Rpt: Manafort in talks for possible plea deal

09/11/18 11:10PM

The Washington Post cites two sources who say that Paul Manafort is in talks with Mueller's office about a possible plea deal ahead of his second trial. What could this mean for Trump? Lawrence discusses with Mimi Rocah and Jason Johnson. 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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