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    ‘Shriveled’: Trump looks ‘small, tired, alone’ in courtroom experts say

    06:33
  • ‘Humiliating’: Judge ‘fed up’ as Trump’s lawyer has ‘no defense’ for gag order violations

    11:38
  • Trump ally to informer: Ex-National Enquirer publisher to expose hush money 'scheme' as key witness

    08:05
  • Trump forsaken by family? Attorneys paint him as ‘family man’ while he stands alone at trial

    11:15
  • Correcting the record on reparations with Trymaine Lee

    26:44
  • Trump trial bombshell: Stormy Daniels may characterize relationship as not ‘perfectly consensual’

    09:36
  • 'Unexplainable': Man sets himself on fire outside Trump trial, 'burned for two minutes'

    10:02
  • ‘He looked less orange’: Trump downgraded during jury selection to ‘just a guy, not a deity’

    08:36
  • 'No safer place than jail': Trump should be 'incarcerated' for gag order breaches legal expert says

    11:52
  • Trump attacks hush money prosecutor on crime--but NYC crime is down

    07:28
  • Trump’s Putin fixation infects GOP: Russian propaganda ‘has invaded ranks of Republican Party’

    10:09
  • ‘I'm in danger’: Trump's ‘Art of the Deal’ co-author sounds alarm over potential re-election

    07:37
  • Joy to Trump on hush money cash: No, Donald, those were not just ‘legal expenses’

    10:19
  • ‘Chicken shack’ Trump: Former president panders to Black voters with chicken, Joy says

    07:02
  • 'Madcap': Trump's mandatory attendance for hush money trial promises courthouse 'spectacle'

    11:23
  • Joy: Trump is why half of America now lives in a ‘reproductive prison’

    04:19
  • Trump's coup part 2: MAGA allies stoke baseless election integrity doubts ahead of November

    06:50
  • Trump trial bombshell: First former U.S. president ever prosecuted faces hush money music next week

    06:43
  • Trump ally heads to slammer: Trump org. former CFO lied twice in Trump’s New York civil fraud trial

    07:16
  • Trump’s ‘unholy alliance’: AZ state senator ‘speaks in tongues’ as anti-abortionists rise with Trump

    12:00

NC governor slams 'independent legislature theory' as 'Donald Trump formula'

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On Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas seemed sympathetic to upending more than 230 years of precedent. The case before them, Moore v. Harper, hinges on a made-up doctrine called the "independent state legislature" theory, which argues that the federal Constitution gives state legislatures unchecked authority over federal elections in their state. Democratic governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, whose GOP state legislature is behind this shocking case, joins Joy Reid to discuss.