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NY AG who investigated Trump quits in scandal

NY AG who investigated Trump quits in scandal

05/07/18 11:05PM

After a report from The New Yorker alleged that he physically abused a number of women, Eric Schneiderman abruptly resigned, saying the allegations would prevent him from doing his job. Some saw Schneiderman as a fallback to the Mueller probe. Lawrence discusses with Rachel and a reporter who broke the story, watch

Rpt: Trump knew of Stormy Daniels payment months before denying it

Rpt: Trump knew of Stormy Daniels payment months before...

05/04/18 11:35PM

The New York Times reports that the president knew about Michael Cohen's hush money payment months before his denial abroad Air Force One. Plus, WSJ reports Michael Cohen gained access to more than $700,000 during the 2016 campaign. Ali Velshi discusses with WSJ reporter Michael Rothfeld, Jonathan Alter, Indira Lakshmanan, and Jennifer... watch

Trump & Kelly praise each other after "idiotgate"

Trump & Kelly praise each other after "idiotgate"

05/04/18 11:32PM

Donald Trump said John Kelly is doing "a great job" but that isn't necessarily a good thing for the Chief of Staff who called Trump an "idiot." Ruth Marcus, Eugene Robinson, and Jonathan Alter discuss Trump's tangled staffing web with Ali Velshi. watch

Avenatti evidence bombshell contradicts Giuliani

Avenatti evidence bombshell contradicts Giuliani

05/03/18 11:12PM

Michael Avenatti tells Lawrence there were “extensive communications” between Michael Cohen & Stormy Daniels’ first lawyer that the payment to her had to be made in advance 2016 election. Former federal prosecutors Harry Litman and Barbara McQuade also join to react to the stunning development. watch

Lawrence: Giuliani just plays a lawyer on TV

Lawrence: Giuliani just plays a lawyer on TV

05/03/18 11:10PM

Rudy Giuliani and Emmet Flood are the newest editions to Trump's legal team, but Lawrence says that only one will be of actual legal help to the president. Flood can help win a case. Giuliani, Lawrence says, is just Trump's latest legal spokesperson for TV appearances. watch

Giuliani: 'president can’t be subpoenaed'

Giuliani: 'president can’t be subpoenaed'

05/02/18 11:30PM

Attorneys Jill Wine-Banks and Joyce Vance say there is no legal justification for the claim a president can’t be subpoenaed except for in Rudy Giuliani’s mind. Lawrence also discusses Giuliani’s view on what would happen if Mueller subpoenaed Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. watch

Rosenstein likely signed off on Mueller subpoena threat

Rosenstein likely signed off on Mueller subpoena threat

05/01/18 10:58PM

Former Federal Prosecutor Mimi Rocah explains why Robert Mueller's reported threat to subpoena the president, a potentially historic step, likely was approved by Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein. Nick Ackerman and David Corn join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch

Lawrence on Mueller subpoena threat

Lawrence on Mueller subpoena threat

05/01/18 10:58PM

Lawrence O'Donnell breaks down the new report that Robert Mueller raised the prospect of subpoenaing President Trump in a meeting with Trump's lawyers last month. Lawrence explains why Trump's former lawyer's response was childish and legally uninformed. watch

Trump Legal Woes: Mueller questions, new lawsuit

Trump Legal Woes: Mueller questions, new lawsuit

04/30/18 11:24PM

Stormy Daniel’s lawyer Michael Avenatti reacts to the questions special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly has for Trump about Michael Cohen, and talks to Lawrence about the new defamation suit his client filed against Trump today. Jonathan Capehart joins. watch

NYT reporter on Mueller's questions "perilous" for Trump

NYT reporter on Mueller's questions "perilous" for Trump

04/30/18 11:16PM

Robert Mueller wants to ask Donald Trump about Russia, James Comey, and obstruction, according to a list of questions published by The New York Times. The Times' Matt Apuzzo, who helped break the story, discusses the new reporting and what it could mean. 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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