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Earnest: Scaramucci himself is a problem...

Earnest: Scaramucci himself is a problem for White House

07/27/17 10:18PM

Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Bush speechwriter David Frum join Lawrence O'Donnell to explain the deficiencies of the Trump communications team and how Anthony Scaramucci is not only ill-suited to his new role, but also doing far more harm than good. watch

Lawrence: Scaramucci a pass-fail moment...

Lawrence: Scaramucci a pass-fail moment for Trump's judgment

07/27/17 10:04PM

Before even officially becoming Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci went on a threatening, vulgar tirade, attacking fellow White House aides and "leakers." Lawrence O'Donnell argues this is a test—if Trump keeps Scaramucci, his presidency may never recover. watch

Lawrence: Trump's erratic decisions lead...

Lawrence: Trump's erratic decisions lead to bad consequences

07/26/17 10:24PM

Trump's tweets about a transgender military ban caught the Pentagon and Republicans off guard. His snap decisions — like firing James Comey and calling the health care plan "mean" — tend to come back to bite him. Ana Marie Cox and Max Boot join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch

WaPo: Trump may replace AG Sessions during...

WaPo: Trump may replace AG Sessions during Senate recess

07/26/17 10:11PM

The Washington Post reports Donald Trump is considering replacing AG Jeff Sessions with a recess appointment. Could he actually make that happen? What would the ramifications be if he tried? John Heilemann, Max Boot, and Mieke Eoyang join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch

Trump ramps up Sessions attacks, but the...

Trump ramps up Sessions attacks, but the AG won't step down

07/25/17 10:23PM

Trump is still publicly berating his Attorney General, calling Sessions out for his recusal in the Russia probe and downplaying his critical primary endorsement. But a new report suggests the AG won't back down. Eugene Robinson & Ron Klain join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch

Lawrence: What McCain's health care vote...

Lawrence: What McCain's health care vote really means

07/25/17 10:05PM

Lawrence O'Donnell argues Sen. John McCain's dramatic return to the Senate and his vote to move forward with the GOP health care bill isn't a violation of his principles, but rather a signal about how he'll vote on whichever bill Mitch McConnell brings to a vote. watch

WaPo: Trump and advisers discuss firing AG...

Trump considers replacing AG Sessions with Cruz, Giuliani

07/24/17 10:22PM

The Washington Post reports Trump wants the Russia probe to end so badly he may be considering firing Jeff Sessions and appointing a new AG with a recess appointment. WaPo's Robert Costa gives the latest. Josh Barro and Richard Painter also join Lawrence O'Donnell. watch

Kushner 'inadvertently' omits 77 assets in...

Jared Kushner revises financial disclosure after 77 omissions

07/21/17 10:32PM

President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner has released a revised financial disclosure that reveals he "inadvertently" omitted 77 of assets on his initial form. Journalist David Cay Johnston and former prosecutor Joyce Vance join Ari Melber. watch

Factions within Trump admin use intel as a...

Factions within Trump admin use intel as a political weapon

07/21/17 10:11PM

The Washington Post reports that intercepted conversations suggest Sessions discussed the Trump campaign with Russian officials during the election. Fmr. Acting CIA Director Jon McLaughlin tells Ari Melber how he'd get to the bottom of who's leaking – and why. 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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