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Lawrence Rewrites Fox News re: John Kelly

Lawrence Rewrites Fox News re: John Kelly

10/23/17 11:19PM

After Lawrence O'Donnell's commentary on fellow Boston native John Kelly, Tucker Carlson enlisted Boston's right-wing, Trump-supporting radio host Howie Carr to react. But as Lawrence points out, the falsehoods started early – in the introduction. watch

Lawrence: 'The worst thing we know about...

Lawrence: 'The worst thing we know about John Kelly'

10/23/17 11:06PM

The Gold Star widow of Sgt. La David Johnson refuted Trump's claim about his condolence phone call and confirmed that Rep. Frederica Wilson’s account of the Trump condolence call was "100% correct." Yet Gen. John Kelly has still not apologized. watch

Gold Star father Khizr Khan responds to...

Gold Star father Khizr Khan responds to Trump, Kelly

10/23/17 10:19PM

Khizr Khan was shocked by General Kelly's comments about Gold Star families, and challenges General Kelly to have the "courage and guts" to apologize and put the focus back on the best of this country – the four U.S. soldiers who gave their lives in Niger. watch

Gen. John Kelly's credibility takes a hit

Gen. John Kelly's credibility takes a hit

10/20/17 10:09PM

The White House Chief of Staff, Gen. John Kelly, put his credibility on the line for President Donald Trump, and now he is mired in controversy many find grotesque. Christina Greer, Tim O'Brien, and James Peterson join Ari Melber to discuss. watch

Gen. John Kelly now part of White House...

Gen. John Kelly now part of White House fact problem

10/20/17 10:02PM

Many hoped Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly would help abate the Trump administration's problem with falsehoods (of which the president is the key offender), but a video has proved Kelly's attack on Rep. Frederica Wilson false. watch

Lawrence: 'Stunned' by John Kelly's attack...

Lawrence: 'Stunned' by John Kelly's attack on Rep. Wilson

10/19/17 10:00PM

While defending President Donald Trump's "brave" condolence call to a Gold Star family, Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly attacked Rep. Frederica Wilson, calling her an "empty barrel." Lawrence O'Donnell explains why Kelly was noble and cruel all at once. watch

Lawrence: Trump's tweets show us what he...

Lawrence: Trump's tweets show us what he cares about

10/18/17 11:07PM

President Donald Trump was silent on the death of 4 U.S. soldiers in Niger for 12 days before a question came up in the Rose Garden. Before that, there were no tweets and no mention from the president. Lawrence O'Donnell explains why Trump's silence is important. watch

Andrew Sullivan: Trump is a 'reactionary...

Andrew Sullivan: The danger of Trump's 'unhinged fantasies'

10/17/17 10:35PM

Andrew Sullivan, Writer-at-Large at New York Magazine, joins Lawrence O'Donnell to discuss his new essay, in which he says President Donald Trump has "the unhinged fantasies of a 71-year-old Fox News viewer," and react to the latest White House developments. watch

McCain on willingness to work with Trump ...

McCain on willingness to work with Trump 'dumb question'

10/17/17 10:01PM

Sen. John McCain chastised a reporter who questioned if he would continue to work with Donald Trump after criticizing him. Lawrence O'Donnell says McCain, who likely won't seek another term, has "nothing left to lose," has been freed to call out the right. watch

When Trump 'backed down' on false claim

When Trump 'backed down' on false claim

10/16/17 10:24PM

Lawrence O’Donnell talks with The Atlantic’s James Fallows and Toronto Star Washington Correspondent Daniel Dale, who says Trump has backed off several of his recent claims when challenged on them by reporters and says “this lying doesn’t have to stand.” watch

Lawrence: Pres. Trump counters 'fake news'...

Lawrence: Pres. Trump counters 'fake news' with 'fake friends'

10/16/17 10:02PM

President Trump and Mitch McConnell held a press conference to make it seem as if the two leaders get along, but a new report from Politico shows Trump and the White House are blaming all of their legislative issues on the Senate and its Majority Leader: McConnell. watch

Sen. Corker: Trump has 'publicly castrated...

Sen. Corker: Trump has 'publicly castrated' Rex Tillerson

10/13/17 10:12PM

On the day of Trump's Iran deal announcement, Senator Bob Corker says that Trump's undermining of his Secretary of State is tantamount to publicly "castrating" Rex Tillerson, who backed the deal. Ali Velshi talks with former Acting CIA Director John McLaughlin. watch


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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