May 18: What makes a scandal, the AP, and military sexual assault

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 President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House May 16, 2013....
President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan in the Rose Garden of the White House May 16, 2013....
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On Saturday’s episode of Up with Steve Kornacki, we will be discussing scandals. What counts and what doesn’t? We’ll also be talking about the fine line Democrats are walking as they struggle to support the administration’s policies while still supporting civil liberties. We will also talk about what the White House needs to do to deal with the military’s massive sexual assault crisis.

Joining Steve Kornacki at 8 AM will be:

Joan Walsh, msnbc Political Analyst, Editor-at-large, Salon.com (@joanwalsh)

Bob Herbert, distinguished senior fellow, Demos (@bobherbert)

Jamelle Bouie, staff writer at The American Prospect (@jbouie)

Joy Reid, msnbc Contributor, Managing Editor, TheGrio.com (@thereidreport)

Shayana Kadidal, senior managing attorney of the Guantánamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights (@theCCR)

Patricia Ireland, former President of the National Organization for Women

Anu Bhagwati, executive director and co-founder, Service Women’s Action Network (@AnuBhagwati)

Goldie Taylor, msnbc contributor, managing editor, The Goldie Taylor Project (@goldietaylor)

Jessica Hinves, former U.S. Air Force member, board member of Protect Our Defenders (a group that works to being attention to military sexual assault) (@ProtectRDfnders)

May 18: What makes a scandal, the AP, and military sexual assault

Updated