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Limbaugh to Trump: Stop blaming the media

Limbaugh to Trump: Stop blaming the media

08/16/16 10:02PM

Why's Rush Limbaugh telling his audience Donald Trump should stop blaming the media for his campaign’s woes? MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell explains what’s behind Limbaugh’s words and why it could mean the radio host is ready for a Trump loss in November. watch

Calm ahead of curfew after Milwaukee unrest

Calm ahead of curfew after Milwaukee unrest

08/15/16 10:48PM

After a weekend of disturbances following the death of a black man by a Milwaukee police officer, the city’s streets were calm Monday ahead of a mandatory curfew for teenagers. NBC’s Kerry Sanders has details. watch

Senator to Trump: Release your tax returns

Senator to Trump: Release your tax returns

08/15/16 10:30PM

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, wants to make it a requirement for presidential candidates to release their tax returns. What could we learn in Donald Trump’s case? He explains to MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. watch

NYT: Secret ledger lists cash to Manafort

NYT: Secret ledger lists cash to Manafort

08/15/16 10:22PM

The New York Times broke a story about a possible cash payment to Donald Trump's campaign chair Paul Manafort of $12.7M. One of the reporters who broke the story, Barry Meier, joins Lawrence to explain how they followed the money to Ukraine. watch

Trump goes after Bush & Cheney for Iraq War

Trump goes after Bush & Cheney for Iraq War

08/15/16 10:03PM

Trump does something no other GOP nominee's ever done - attack George W. Bush and Dick Cheney for the war in Iraq. Trump also called for 'extreme vetting' of immigrants coming into the US. Lawrence discusses with Tim Miller, Kurt Andersen, & Graeme Wood. watch

The Last Word says goodbye to Mariela

The Last Word says goodbye to Mariela

08/11/16 10:34PM

This is the final Last Word for our Summer intern Mariela Patron. Lawrence talks to her about her experience at the show, then she introduces our political roundup, 'On the Trail.' watch

Trump again falsely claims Obama founded ISIS

Trump again falsely claims Obama founded ISIS

08/11/16 10:21PM

Lawrence O'Donnell talks to conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt, who gave Donald Trump a chance to correct his claim that Obama is the founder of ISIS. Counter-terrorism expert Malcolm Nance breaks down the truth about who started ISIS. watch

Could Trump’s troubles cost him RNC cash?

Could Trump’s troubles cost him RNC cash?

08/11/16 10:02PM

A growing number of Republicans are calling on the RNC to pull cash from their erratic nominee's campaign and focus on down ballot races. An emergency meeting on Friday could address the crisis. Ken Vogel and Peter Wehner join MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell. watch

2007 deposition teaches us about Trump’s lies

2007 deposition teaches us about Trump’s lies

08/10/16 10:21PM

Donald Trump lied over 30 times in a 2007 deposition. What does that teach us about how he’s behaving now that he’s entered politics? Esquire’s Charlie Pierce and Trump book author David Cay Johnston join MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell. watch

Dan Rather on Trump threat: It only takes one

Dan Rather on Trump threat: It only takes one

08/10/16 10:10PM

Lawrence O'Donnell speaks with Dan Rather about Trump's assassination joke, comparing his remark to the rhetoric in 1990s Israel that led to the assassination of then-PM Yitzhak Rabin. They also discuss Trump's comment that Obama & Clinton founded ISIS. watch

What if someone acts on Trump’s rhetoric?

What if someone acts on Trump’s rhetoric?

08/10/16 10:02PM

MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell looks at the lessons from the 1995 assassination of Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin after some heated campaign rhetoric and what it could mean if one of Trump’s supporters takes his incendiary comments about Hillary Clinton seriously. watch

Vet to Trump: stop disrespecting us

Vet to Trump: stop disrespecting us

08/09/16 10:50PM

Iraq war veteran and Purple Heart recipient J.R. Martinez says Donald Trump's behavior toward the family of a fallen soldier crossed the line and disqualifies him from being commander-in-chief. watch

Trump: ‘2nd Amendment People’ Could Stop...

Trump: ‘2nd Amendment People’ Could Stop Clinton

08/09/16 10:02PM

The Secret Service did something it's never done before - comment on something one of the presidential candidates said. Trump advisor Boris Epshteyn and Katie Packer of the anti-Trump Our Principles PAC discuss Trump's comments with Lawrence. 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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