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Budget deficit soars to 6-year high under Trump

Budget deficit soars to 6-year high under Trump

10/16/18 11:08PM

Thanks in large part to the Republican tax cuts, the budget deficit increased 17% over last year to $779 billion. Bruce Bartlett tells Ali Velshi Republicans want deficits because it serves their real goal: cutting government. Austan Goolsbee joins. watch

Rep. Swalwell on Trump & Saudi Arabia

Rep. Swalwell on Trump & Saudi Arabia

10/16/18 10:59PM

Trump defends Saudi Arabia and claims he has no financial ties to the country despite previously bragging about tens of millions he’s made from apartment purchases. Rep. Eric Swalwell tells Ali Velshi if Democrats win in November, they will investigate. watch

Trump on Khashoggi: ‘could’ve been rogue killers’

Trump on Khashoggi: ‘could’ve been rogue killers’

10/15/18 10:59PM

Saudi Arabia is discussing whether to claim Jamal Khashoggi was killed in an interrogation gone wrong. Rami Khouri tells Ali Velshi that Trump "seems to be working closely with Saudi leadership." Brian Klaas and Evelyn Farkas join the discussion. watch

Rep. Schiff on Trump’s new comments about Mueller

Rep. Schiff on Trump’s new comments about Mueller

10/15/18 10:50PM

With 22 days left until the midterm elections, Trump refuses to pledge to let the Mueller probe continue. House Intel Ranking Member Rep. Adam Schiff reacts to that and says Congress has become complicit and failed to assert itself in this presidency. watch

Trump’s tepid response to missing journalist news

Trump’s tepid response to missing journalist news

10/12/18 11:01PM

Turkish media reported a new twist in the disappearance of Wash. Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Donald Trump faces growing pressure. Evelyn Farkas explains why she is "appalled" at Trump's silence, and Michael Isikoff explains how a friend of Khashoggi says Trump contributed to the apparent death. watch

Mueller report could mirror never-seen Watergate report

Mueller report could mirror never-seen Watergate report

10/12/18 11:00PM

A federal judge has approved the release of a report that was used by Congress during Nixon's impeachment proceedings. The report could possibly be used as a guide for Mueller if he makes a similar recommendation to Congress. Ari Melber discusses with Jill Wine-Banks and Barbara McQuade. watch

Trump admin pressured after Washington Post columnist goes missing

Trump admin pressured after Washington Post columnist goes...

10/10/18 11:24PM

The Trump admin may have been aware of Saudi intentions to detain a U.S. based Saudi journalist who works for the Washington Post, according to new reports. Did U.S. Intel agencies have a ‘duty to warn?’ Lawrence discusses with Ned Price and Jonathan Capehart. watch

Trump holds campaign rally as hurricane pummels Florida

Trump holds campaign rally as hurricane pummels Florida

10/10/18 11:16PM

Hurricane Michael ravaged the south as Pres. Trump went to PA for a campaign rally. As always there is an old Trump tweet where the President was critical of his predecessor for considerably less. Yamiche Alcindor and Jonathan Capehart discuss with Lawrence. watch

Poll: Democrats gain after Kavanaugh fight

Poll: Democrats gain after Kavanaugh fight

10/09/18 11:08PM

Democrats have a historic lead in the generic ballot in the first poll taken since Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation but what does that mean about winning congress? Amb. Wendy Sherman, Jennifer Palmieri and Jason Johnson join Lawrence. watch

'Moneyball' author studies Trump, finds gov’t neglect

'Moneyball' author studies Trump, finds gov’t neglect

10/09/18 11:05PM

NY Times bestselling author Michael Lewis (‘The Big Short,’ ‘The Blind Side’) takes us inside the dysfunction of the Trump administration. Lewis tells Lawrence how many of Trump's appointed officials are not prepared or qualified for their jobs. watch

Lawrence: ‘The Senate is an unfixable crime against democracy’

Lawrence: ‘The Senate is an unfixable crime against democracy’

10/05/18 11:02PM

A majority of Americans do not want Brett Kavanaugh to be confirmed, yet the senators who support his confirmation do not represent most Americans. Lawrence tells us the Founding Fathers never designed the Senate to be a truly democratic institution, so Americans must "work harder" to make democracy work. 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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