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Coupon-cutting congresswoman stumps big bank CEO

Coupon-cutting congresswoman stumps big bank CEO

04/11/19 11:04PM

Freshman Democratic Congresswoman Katie Porter asked JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon a simple arithmetic question about his employee's pay. Rep. Katie Porter join's Lawrence to explain why he couldn't answer. watch

Exclusive: Blocking Trump tax return release puts Treasury Sec. in legal jeopardy

Exclusive: Blocking Trump tax return release puts Treasury Sec...

04/11/19 10:35PM

In a new Daily Beast article, tax expert David Cay Johnston reveals that if the treasury secretary and IRS commissioner do not comply with the request to release Trump's tax returns, they will be violating a law punishable by up to five years in prison. Lawrence O’Donnell discusses with David Cay Johnston in an exclusive interview. watch

Watch Atty. Gen. Barr choose Trump rhetoric over the law

Watch Atty. Gen. Barr choose Trump rhetoric over the law

04/10/19 11:10PM

For a second day in a row, Atty. Gen. William Barr proved that he is working for President Trump over U.S. Law. Lawrence asks, if Barr carries Trump’s water on the wall, what’s he doing with the Mueller report? Neal Katyal, Emily Bazelon and John Heilemann join Lawrence O’Donnell. watch

Treasury Secretary blocks Trump tax release, for now

Treasury Secretary blocks Trump tax release, for now

04/10/19 10:50PM

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin sent a letter to Chairman Richard Neal asking for more time to review the request to release six years of Trump's tax returns. Lawrence O’Donnell discusses what Chairman Neal plans to do next with top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Lloyd Doggett. watch

They thought Trump was taking notes, then they saw the paper.

They thought Trump was taking notes, then they saw the paper.

04/08/19 11:20PM

The President is notorious for not paying attention to details but according to a new book, even when he was writing during a meeting, he wasn’t taking notes. Politico's Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer join Lawrence to discuss their new book and what it reveals about the Trump White House and the President’s own party. watch

Fmr. Treasury Secretary: Mnuchin must not stop IRS from releasing Trump's tax returns

Fmr. Treasury Secretary: Mnuchin must not stop IRS from...

04/08/19 10:54PM

In a Washington Post op-ed, Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers argues that it is "inappropriate and probably illegal" for Steve Mnuchin to try to block the IRS from releasing Trump's tax returns. Summers joins Lawrence for an exclusive interview. watch

Fmr. top tax official: Trump lawyer threat on tax returns 'didn't really say anything'

Fmr. top tax official: Trump lawyer threat on tax returns ...

04/05/19 10:59PM

George Yin, the former chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation, tells Lawrence that it is "absolutely" the responsibility of Congress to obtain a president's tax returns to ensure that the letter of law is being followed by both the president and the institutions overseeing a president's tax returns. Lawrence O'... watch

Democrats prepared for showdown over Trump’s tax returns

Democrats prepared for showdown over Trump’s tax returns

04/04/19 11:09PM

After the House Ways and Means chairman demanded the IRS commissioner turn over Trump's personal and business tax returns, Trump indicated that his administration would not comply with the request. Lawrence O’Donnell discusses with former IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. watch

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About The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

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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