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Trump: I have 'absolute right' to do what I want with DOJ

Trump: I have 'absolute right' to do what I want with DOJ

12/28/17 11:39PM

Trump gave an extensive, impromptu interview with the New York Times in which he denied collusion with Russia 16 times and claimed he has the "absolute right" to do what he wants with the Justice Dept. David Frum, Wendy Sherman, & Natasha Bertrand join Ari Melber. watch

Joy on Trump's 2020 comment: It's the presidency, not a TV show

Joy on Trump's 2020 comment: It's the presidency, not a TV show

12/28/17 11:36PM

In a new New York Times interview, Trump talks about the presidency in terms of ratings. Joy Reid tells Ari Melber that Trump shows he doesn't understand the "servant-leader model of the U.S." – he's "not a product on TV", but is there to improve Americans' lives. watch

Obama trumps Trump as 'most admired man'

Obama trumps Trump as 'most admired man'

12/27/17 10:39PM

For the third year in a row, Barack Obama edged out Donald Trump in Gallup's survey of "The Most Admired Man." Joy Reid joins Ari Melber to explain why "Obama is who we hope we are, and Donald Trump is who we fear we are." Tim O'Brien also joins the discussion. watch

Lawrence on Trump's very bad year

Lawrence on Trump's very bad year

12/27/17 07:17PM

Lawrence O'Donnell looks back on the losing moves of President Trump's first year in office, which included following Steve Bannon to defeat in the Alabama Senate race, calling white supremacists "very fine people," and firing FBI Director James Comey. watch

Ex-U.S. Attorney: Mueller probe likely to go 'well into 2019'

Ex-U.S. Attorney: Mueller probe likely to go 'well into 2019'

12/22/17 11:18PM

House Republicans are pushing to end their Russia probe, but ex-federal prosecutor Paul Butler says even if those probes wrapped up, Robert Mueller's will likely go through 2018 and into 2019. How will Trump & the GOP respond? Betsy Woodruff also joins Ali Velshi. watch

GOP gives 'middle finger' to Democratic process

GOP gives 'middle finger' to Democratic process

12/22/17 11:12PM

As Trump advisers predict a 2018 midterm "bloodbath," Republicans are now talking about bipartisanship. Congressional expert Norm Ornstein says it's an "absurd" suggestion after the tax bill "middle finger." Neera Tanden and Charlie Cook also join Ali Velshi. watch

White House finally admits Trump will benefit from tax bill

White House finally admits Trump will benefit from tax bill

12/21/17 11:03PM

President Donald Trump insisted for months that he wouldn't benefit from the tax bill, but his press secretary has finally admitted he will. Jason Johnson predicts a 2018 "boondoggle" for the GOP after the tax bill. He joins Joy Reid with David Cay Johnston. watch

GOP could face 'historic' losses in 2018 after tax bill

After tax bill, signs GOP could face 'historic' losses in 2018

12/20/17 11:15PM

Indivisible founder Ezra Levin predicts "unexpected" and "historic" GOP losses in 2018 as a new poll shows Democrats have their biggest lead in congressional elections in 20 years. Ex-Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest says opinion of the bill will only get worse. watch

How GOP attacks on Mueller threaten American democracy

How GOP attacks on Mueller threaten American democracy

12/20/17 11:10PM

Former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum says the continued attacks on Robert Mueller from Republicans are "pollution" and threaten to destroy the trust not only of the FBI and DOJ, but of all public institutions. Barbara McQuade also joins Lawrence O'Donnell. 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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