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Trump voters will be hit hardest by Trump’s trade war

Trump voters will be hit hardest by Trump’s trade war

07/06/18 10:30PM

Donald Trump has started a trade war with China. Economist Jared Bernstein says the president's tariffs are going to "hurt many more Americans than they are going to help." Susan Del Percio reacts to Trump's fight with Republicans. David Corn compares Trump's trade chaos to Batman villain "The Joker." watch

EPA chief resigns as Trump finally surrenders to scandal outrage

EPA chief resigns as Trump finally surrenders to scandal outrage

07/05/18 11:07PM

Donald Trump's EPA chief Scott Pruitt is out of the job after dozens of scandals but a new hire is bringing more controversy. Eugene Robinson says the story is that Pruitt was able to survive "scandal after scandal" in the Trump cabinet, which is littered with ethics questions. Jennifer Rubin and David Cay Johnston join Ari Melber. watch

Report: GOP may turn on Trump over Tariffs

Report: GOP may turn on Trump over Tariffs

07/03/18 11:07PM

Politico reports that Republican senators are getting frustrated with Trump's tariffs, arguing that Trump doesn't understand how his tariffs are hurting the U.S. economy. Lawrence discusses the fallout with Jared Bernstein, Neera Tanden, and John Harwood. watch

Senate Intel Cmte: Russia wanted to help Trump

Senate Intel Cmte: Russia wanted to help Trump

07/03/18 11:05PM

The Senate Intelligence Committee today released a bipartisan report that said Russia meddled in the 2016 election at the direction of Vladimir Putin, to help Trump and hurt Clinton. Also today, the Kremlin told us that Putin and Trump will meet in private next month. watch

What Trump can learn from Robert Kennedy

What Trump can learn from Robert Kennedy

07/03/18 05:21PM

As Trump sets records for lying, a new book by Michael Eric Dyson, "What Truth Sounds Like," highlights the importance of listening to people we disagree with. Dyson explains to Lawrence how we can all learn from Robert Kennedy’s extraordinary meeting with James Baldwin back in the 1960s. watch

Lawrence: Trump backs down repeatedly

Lawrence: Trump backs down repeatedly

07/03/18 05:19PM

Lawrence O'Donnell points out that no one should buy the rhetoric that President Trump is a tough guy in negotiations. From the campaign trail to his time in the Oval Office, President Trump's record is full of promises made, promises broken. Josh Barro and Jason Johnson join Lawrence to discuss Trump's record of flip-flopping... watch

Police use of deadly force changed by video

Police use of deadly force changed by video

07/02/18 11:23PM

What the mothers of Antwon Rose and James Bowden have in common, 40-years apart. It is a pain expressed powerfully in a poem by Antwon Rose, a poem that was read at Antwon Rose's funeral. watch

Volunteer shares gruesome story from detention facilities

Volunteer shares gruesome story from detention facilities

07/02/18 11:15PM

Ashtyn Tayler, medical volunteer who has been working on the border, tells Lawrence about the harsh conditions she learned about at the migrant detention facilities and shares photographs of what parents and children in custody have been enduring. watch

Trump meets 4 potential SCOTUS nominees

Trump meets 4 potential SCOTUS nominees

07/02/18 11:14PM

The Washington Post reports on who the four Supreme Court candidates Donald Trump met with are as GOP Sen. Susan Collins says she will not support a nominee who wants to overturn Roe v. Wade. Jason Johnson says Senator Collins may be "lying" and Sam Stein says Roe v. Wade is not "secure in the slightest." watch

To understand Trump, look to Pat Buchanan

To understand Trump, look to Pat Buchanan

06/29/18 11:07PM

Long before Trump campaigned on a nationalist, anti-immigrant platform, Pat Buchanan paved the way with his 'America First' campaigns. But there's a catch: Trump denounced Buchanan as being a bigot. Steve Kornacki explores the parallels between Buchanan of the 90s and the Trump of today. Steve Kornacki previews his new book. watch

Pres. Obama and Jon Stewart; different method, same message

Pres. Obama and Jon Stewart; different method, same message

06/29/18 11:02PM

Republicans have worked overtime to normalize Donald Trump's countless breaks in presidential tradition and his divisive rhetoric but Pres. Obama and Jon Stewart separately and in their own ways remind Americans not to normalize this behavior and to vote. Republican Strategist Evan Siegfried, Zerlina Maxwell and Maria Teresa Kumar join the... watch

Is Trump trying to dismantle NATO & The EU?

Is Trump trying to dismantle NATO & The EU?

06/28/18 11:13PM

Today, the White House announced that Trump will meet Putin in Finland as reports come that the President is pushing policies only the Russians would love: leaving NATO encouraging France to abandon the EU. Malcolm Nance joins Joy and explains why "democracy is under direct attack and it comes from the White House, partially, itself."... 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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