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How will Michael Flynn's guilty plea...

How will Michael Flynn's guilty plea affect the Trump family?

12/01/17 11:20PM

Robert Mueller is one step closer to Trump's inner circle after Michael Flynn pleaded guilty in the Russia probe. So who in Trump’s world has the most to worry about with Michael Flynn’s testimony? Lawrence O’Donnell discusses with David Frum, Barbara McQuade, & Ken Dilanian. watch

Fmr. GOP Treasury official: Tax cut bill...

Fmr. GOP Treasury official: Tax cut bill makes no sense

11/30/17 11:16PM

Bruce Bartlett, who worked in the Reagan Treasury Dept., says Republicans are cutting taxes as if it's a game of golf: just trying to get to the lowest number possible without thinking of the impact on the deficit or the middle class. John Heilemann also joins. watch

Analysis: Middle class gets average 1% tax...

Analysis: Middle class gets average 1% tax cut with GOP bill

11/30/17 11:08PM

The Republican tax cut plan in the Senate hit another snag because every analysis shows the bill adds a trillion dollars to the debt and only gives a small cut to the middle class. This move gives some hope to opponents of the bill. Lawrence O'Donnell examines. watch

Fmr. Treasury Secretary Summers slams tax...

Fmr. Treasury Secretary Summers slams tax bill, Mnuchin

11/29/17 11:25PM

Larry Summers breaks with tradition and slams the Trump administration's tax bill, saying the president is speaking "nonsense." He explains why the bill is designed to reward the wealthy and says current Secretary Steven Mnuchin's tax claims aren't "serious." watch

Trump promises not to veto his own tax bill

Trump promises not to veto his own tax bill

11/29/17 11:23PM

Trump pushed his tax bill in Missouri where he attacked Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill for not backing it. The president either doesn't know what's in the bill or lied when he said it's bad for him & his family—the tax cuts could save them a billion dollars. watch

Lawrence: Trump & GOP admit they're ...

Lawrence: Trump & GOP admit they're 'incapable of governing'

11/28/17 11:15PM

Lawrence O'Donnell argues President Donald Trump, Sen. Mitch McConnell, and Speaker Paul Ryan's attempted shaming of Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer actually shows that they are incapable of governing and cannot pass a spending bill without help from the Democrats. watch

Lawrence: Trump doesn't know that...

Lawrence: Trump doesn't know that Pocahontas is a hero

11/28/17 10:58PM

Native American groups called Trump's "Pocahontas" comments on Elizabeth Warren racist but said it could be a teachable moment. Lawrence O’Donnell shares the real story of Pocahontas as told by early colonists & how her tribe used the name to protect her from harm. watch

Making a difference in Malawi, one wooden desk at a time

11/28/17 02:34PM

I started the KIND Fund when MSNBC launched The Last Word in 2010 because I wanted the show to be more than just talk.  I wanted to do something good, something important that I could not do without the show.   I decided to bring the story of life in African schools to my audience and offer MSNBC viewers a chance to help. On my first trip to... read more

An easy way to give on #GivingTuesday

An easy way to give on #GivingTuesday

11/27/17 11:23PM

For the 4th year in a row, MSNBC is the signature media partner for #GivingTuesday and The Last Word is making that easy for you with the #KIND Fund; Kids In Need of Desks. Check out 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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