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Flip on Clinton prosecution benefits Trump

Flip on Clinton prosecution benefits Trump

11/22/16 10:02PM

Ari Melber argues that Trump did himself a favor when he told The New York Times prosecuting Hillary Clinton isn't something he feels "very strongly" about; some supporters are displeased. Norm Eisen, fmr. Special Counsel to Pres. Obama, and Josh Barro join Ari. watch

Trump tweet on potential business conflicts

Trump tweet on potential business conflicts

11/21/16 11:03PM

New reports suggest Trump could have serious conflicts of interests as president due to his international business connections. Trump has lashed out at those reports on Twitter. Ari Melber discusses the concerns with Paul Butler and David Frum. watch

White nationalists celebrate Trump victory

White nationalists celebrate Trump victory

11/21/16 11:03PM

New video of a white nationalist conference appears to show a crowd giving Nazi salutes while a speaker shouts "hail Trump." Fmr. Breitbart spokesman Kurt Bardella, The Atlantic's Yoni Applebaum, and radio host Mark Thompson join Ari Melber. watch

Violence at Dakota Pipeline protest

Violence at Dakota Pipeline protest

11/21/16 10:38PM

Police sprayed protesters with water cannons in freezing weather after they tried to dismantle a barricade near the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site. Protest leaders called the move "life-threatening,” but officers say the protesters were being aggressive. watch

Trump settles Trump U suit for $25 million

Trump settles Trump U suit for $25 million

11/18/16 10:17PM

Donald Trump agreed to pay $25 million to settle lawsuits filed by Trump University customers who say he defrauded them, despite insisting he wouldn’t settle. The settlement comes two months before he is sworn in as president. Julian Epstein joins Ari Melber. watch

Outrage after Trump picks Sessions for AG

Outrage after Trump picks Sessions for AG

11/18/16 10:02PM

Donald Trump has named Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for U.S. Attorney General, a position that must be non-partisan and requires a vow to protect the rights of all Americans. Ari Melber talks to Democratic Congressman Gregory Meeks and Maria Teresa Kumar about the controversy surrounding the choice. watch

George Takei on proposed Muslim registry

George Takei on proposed Muslim registry

11/17/16 10:53PM

George Takei reacts to a Trump supporter saying the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II set a precedent for the Trump transition team's consideration of a Muslim registry. Takei and his family spent time in one of those camps. watch

Trump transition: Loyalty v. ability

Trump transition: Loyalty v. ability

11/17/16 10:02PM

Trump critics Mitt Romney and Nikki Haley are the latest names floated for positions in the Trump Administration. Lawrence discusses with Steve Schmidt and Eugene Robinson. watch

Source: Flynn top choice for Natl. Sec. Adv.

Source: Flynn top choice for Natl. Sec. Adv.

11/16/16 10:10PM

NBC's Kristen Welker reports that a source says Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn will be Trump's pick for National Security Advisor. Bloomberg Politics Managing Editor John Heilemann, GOP strategist Mike Murphy, and Politico reporter Ken Vogel join Lawrence to react. watch

Can Trump defy the DC rules?

Can Trump defy the DC rules?

11/16/16 10:02PM

Lawrence takes a look at two of the men being considered for top jobs: Rudy Giuliani and Jeff Sessions. In a pre-Trump Washington, would they be confirmed by the U.S. Senate? watch

How to circumvent the Electoral College

How to circumvent the Electoral College

11/15/16 10:56PM

Clinton is leading Trump by more than a million votes, renewing calls to abolish the Electoral College. Barbara Boxer introduced a Constitutional amendment to do just that. Lawrence discusses with John Koza, creator and chair of National Popular Vote. watch

Trump says only he knows cabinet finalists

Trump says only he knows cabinet finalists

11/15/16 10:48PM

After reports of chaos, Donald Trump tweets that his team's transition is a "very organized process." But Lawrence explains why it may be a good thing if it takes the Trump team a long time to fill the positions. David Corn and Jeremy Bash join the discussion. watch

Fmr. Sen. George Mitchell on Trump & Putin

Fmr. Sen. George Mitchell on Trump & Putin

11/15/16 10:34PM

Former Senator George Mitchell was majority leader and a special envoy to the Middle East. He discusses with Lawrence what Donald Trump's affinity for Vladimir Putin means for U.S. foreign policy. watch

Tavis Smiley on Bannon’s White House role

Tavis Smiley on Bannon’s White House role

11/14/16 10:54PM

Donald Trump has named Steve Bannon White House Chief Strategist and Senior Counsel. Lawrence is joined by PBS host Tavis Smiley to discuss Bannon's racist background and what that means for Trump's developing administration. 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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