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 2019-05-25 22:41 

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Reverend: 2020 candidates should make minimum wage a central issue...

MSNBC's Kendis Gibson discusses the fight for a higher minimum wage with Rev. William Barber, who joined 2020 contender Julian Castro at a march by McDonalds workers on Thursday in North Carolina. Barber says low wages are unjust, and that corporation...

 2019-05-25 22:39 

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Former GOP Congressman: Trump should be impeached...

MSNBC's Kendis Gibson speaks with former Rep. Tom Coleman (R-MO), who recently called for Trump's impeachment in an op-ed for the Kansas City Star. Trump's presidency is illegitimate, Coleman says, and the Mueller report is full of impeachable...

 2019-05-25 22:37 

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Retired NFL player inspires youth to dream beyond sports in new book...

Recently retired NFL player, Martellus Bennett, wrote a children's book called "Dear Black Boy." It's a call for young men of color to dream big beyond the football field or basketball court....

 2019-05-25 22:36 

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Harriet Tubman's $20 bill delayed by Trump Administration...

The escaped slave-turned-abolitionist, Harriet Tubman, was set to replace former president and slave owner, Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill in 2020. The Trump administration has pushed that date back until 2028....

 2019-05-25 22:33 

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2020 candidates for president courting the black vote...

Adam Harris, staff writer at "The Atlantic" and Erin Haynes Whack, national writer at the Associated Press joins Rev. Al Sharpton to talk 2020 democratic candidates courting the black vote....

 2019-05-25 20:11 

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Trump legal team reaches agreement on finance subpoenas...

President Trump's lawyer says an agreement has been reached with the House Intelligence and Financial Services committees on the subpoenas over the president's financial records....

 2019-05-25 18:48 

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2020 candidate Seth Moulton: 'We have a constitutional duty' to open impeachment inquiry...

Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), a 2020 presidential candidate, tells Alex Witt that it is Congress' duty to "hold the executive accountable" and he believes opening an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump does just that. Plus, Moulton lays out h...

 2019-05-25 18:37 

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Never Trump GOPer says Trump will go down in history as 'corrupt'...

With some Republicans taunting them, many Democratic leaders have spent days apparently struggling over the question of impeaching Donald Trump. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the possible political cost of impeachment to Democrats and Republicans....

 2019-05-25 18:23 

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Legal experts debate if impeachment trumps investigating Trump...

This week the New York state assembly passed a bill that would allow Congress access to Donald Trump's state tax returns. Joy Reid's panel of legal experts debate whether impeachment should be pursued, or if Democrats should focus on the investiga...

 2019-05-25 18:08 

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Can impeachment hearings force the hands of Senate Republicans?...

What are the political implications of Donald Trump being impeached for the 2020 presidential race and beyond? Joy Reid and her panel discuss how impeachment hearings and investigations could impact the president's support....

 2019-05-25 16:57 

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How impeachment could empower Congress to go deeper than Mueller...

Many Democratic House leaders insist that impeaching Donald Trump would be in alignment with his goals, because in their estimation the president wants to be impeached, supposedly to fire up his base. Joy Reid's guests debate whether Trump wants...

 2019-05-25 16:42 

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Expert predicts dire consequences for not impeaching Trump...

Donald Trump is not facing impeachment because House Democrats are apparently afraid of the optics Slate Senior Editor Dahlia Lithwick tells AM JOY. Lithwick joins Joy Reid to discuss what she believes will be the destructive aftermath for America if the...

 2019-05-25 16:25 

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Legal expert says impeachment inquiry in House should start ASAP...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has suggested that Donald Trump is harming the country, stopping short of affirming that the president should immediately be impeached. Joy Reid is joined by Harvard University legal scholar Laurence Tribe who alleges, 'The...

 2019-05-25 15:05 

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Rep. Yarmuth: I think the president has committed impeachable offenses...

Congressman John Yarmuth tells MSNBC's David Gura why he is one of 38 Democrats who support beginning impeachment proceedings....

 2019-05-25 14:58 

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Judge blocks Trump from using emergency funds for border wall...

The fight over immigration heats up after a federal judge takes a hammer to the president's border wall plan, blocking its construction. MSNBC's David Gura discusses with a panel of guests....

 2019-05-25 14:50 

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How the trade war is affecting farmers in the U.S....

As the trade war with China escalates, it's beginning to affect consumers across the country. NBC's Vaughn Hillyard has more on how farmers have been hit....

 2019-05-25 12:21 

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U.S. to deploy 1,500 more troops to Middle East...

President Trump announced plans to send 1,500 more troops to the Middle East as tensions with Iran escalate. But MSNBC Military Analyst General Barry McCaffrey says Trump needs to "back off" this approach....

 2019-05-25 12:19 

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Trump begins state visit to Japan...

Trade talks are looming large as President Trump begins his four-day state visit to Japan. NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Hallie Jackson has more....

 2019-05-25 04:16 

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Theresa May calls it quits and no one knows what's next for UK and Brexit...

With British Prime Minister Theresa May leaving her post before a Brexit compromise was reached, there are lots of questions remaining about what comes next for the United Kingdom....

 2019-05-25 04:03 

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Trump on Pelosi's attacks: 'Did you hear what she said about me?'...

The speaker and the president continued their heated war of words after their last face-to-face meeting over infrastructure imploded. Rick Wilson reacts....

 2019-05-25 03:59 

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Trump continues to focus his 2020 fire on Joe Biden...

As the polls continue to show Joe Biden extending his lead among the Democrats running for the White House, Trump is focusing most of his attacks on the former vice president. Jonathan Allen and Ken Thomas discuss....

 2019-05-25 03:54 

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While stonewalling Congress, Trump says AG Barr's probe is about 'transparency'...

Trump Attorney General Barr's investigation into the Russia probe is creating worries among intelligence officials, but Trump says it's about transparency....

 2019-05-25 03:52 

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New Republican abortion bans energize legal, political activism...

Brigitte Amiri, deputy director of the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, and Destiny Lopez, co-director of All* Above All, discuss the nationwide backlash against new extreme anti-abortion laws by Republican state legislatures and the measures being...

 2019-05-25 03:49 

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Trump brushes off McConnell objections with Cuccinelli nomination...

Joy Reid reports on Donald Trump's intention to install Ken Cuccinelli as the new director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services even as Mitch McConnell has made his objection to Cuccinelli publicly known....

 2019-05-25 03:49 

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Trump instability colors debate on impeachment for misdeeds...

Rep. Jamie Raskin discusses the value and utility of an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, and the consideration of the 25th Amendment as concerns about the deterioration of Donald Trump's mental health grow....

 2019-05-25 03:44 

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Risks to US intel seen in Trump vendetta against Russia probe...

Ryan Goodman, co-editor-in-chief of Just Security, talks about the combined risks of Donald Trump's recklessness, his odd regard for Vladimir Putin, and the sweeping new powers over classified information Trump has granted to his attorney general, Wil...

 2019-05-25 03:03 

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GOP plan to support new abortion laws...

A federal judge in Mississippi blocked Mississippi's six week abortion ban as unconstitutional on the same day Missouri's governor signed its abortion ban into law. ACLU and Planned Parenthood vow to challenge that law after filing a lawsuit again...

 2019-05-25 02:40 

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Why Donald Trump is (falsely) accusing people of 'treason'...

Presidential historian Jon Meacham tells Ali Velshi that Donald Trump's use of the word treason is not a "slip of the tongue" and that the president is trying to "criminalize dissent."...

 2019-05-25 02:31 

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Trump admin stall on Tubman $20 bill inspires DIY solution...

Joy Reid reports on the excuse-making by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin for the Trump administration's delaying of the roll-out of a Harriet Tubman $20 bill, and talks with Dano Wall, an artist who has designed an ink stamp to print Tubman's fac...

 2019-05-25 01:16 

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Former CIA Director: Barr investigation an "outrageous" move...

Former CIA Director John Brennan says President Trump doesn't care about the national security concerns of the intelligence community....

 2019-05-25 01:00 

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How to spot deceptively edited videos...

Sometimes it's hard to tell what's real and what's been doctored online....

 2019-05-25 00:51 

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GOP Congressman blocks a disaster relief bill...

Chris Hayes examines why hypocrisy behind the question: "How are you gonna pay for it?"...

 2019-05-25 00:32 

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Rep. Maxine Waters on Trump financial records...

Rep. Maxine Waters spoke about the House Financial Services Committee's subpoenas of Trump-related financial records....

 2019-05-25 00:00 

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Chris Matthews: There are two races going on in the Democratic primary...

As Chris sees it, there are twin races going on at this point: one for the center-left, the other for the hard-left. Joe Biden leads the center-left, while Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders duke it out for more progressive voters....

 2019-05-25 00:00 

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 2019-05-24 23:56 

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Memorial Day Special: Chris sits down with John Lewis...

We're taking a look at the recent uptick in hate crimes in the United States. Our Memorial Day special airs on Monday at 7 PM ET....

 2019-05-24 23:46 

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Which Democrat is best fit to take on Trump?...

New polling from Monmouth University shows that former Vice President Joe Biden is holding on a front-runner among the roughly 20 candidates vying for their parties top spot. However, Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar have seen...

 2019-05-24 23:35 

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Tee Grizzley backs Drake's NBA antics: It's hometown love...

Rapper Tee Grizzley calls out people "texting and crossing the street" in a new interview with MSNBC's Ari Melber. Grizzley also defends rapper Drake's courtside antics telling Melber he recognizes the "hometown love."...

 2019-05-24 23:34 

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Trump gives Barr sweeping new powers to undercut Mueller probe...

President Trump has handed off his own intelligence powers to a man who increasingly looks like the most powerful figure in the Trump administration, Attorney General Bill Barr. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, breaks down how the White House...

 2019-05-24 23:34 

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Trump allies spread distorted videos of Pelosi...

A conservative group has doctored and altered a video of Nancy Pelosi and it's going viral on social media. The video comes after Trump called Pelosi "a mess" who has "lost it." Trump also re-tweeted a Fox Business Network segment, fea...

 2019-05-24 23:31 

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Dem who sparked impeachment push: We don't want Trump monarchy...

The debate over whether or not to impeach Donald Trump is roiling Washington as 38 House Democrats have called for Congress to start impeachment proceedings. Rep. Al Green, who introduced articles of impeachment against Trump back in 2017 tells MSNBC...

 2019-05-24 23:21 

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Trump's attacks on Pelosi similar to GOP conspiracy theories on Clinton...

Trump's recent attack on Nancy Pelosi's mental competency bears a striking similarity to the conspiracy theories that spread in 2016 about Hillary Clinton's health....

 2019-05-24 22:04 

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Reading between the lines of the Justice Dept.'s Julian Assange indictment...

The Department of Justice has indicted Julian Assange with 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act. Among them, he is accused of "disseminating classified materials."...

 2019-05-24 21:49 

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Gov. Inslee: I would support impeachment 'at the right moment when the evidence allows'...

2020 presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) joins MTP Daily to discuss his plan to combat climate change and his stance on impeachment....

 2019-05-24 21:45 

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The political war of words deteriorates to a new level...

Rev. Al Sharpton, The Root's Jason Johnson, and former WH comms director Jennifer Palmieri on the president's lowbrow smear of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi...

 2019-05-24 21:45 

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Beto O'Rourke: The only way we'll get answers now is to move forward on impeachment...

Former House Rep. and 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke joins Nicolle Wallace to discuss the current political landscape, the president granting his attorney general the power to declassify intelligence, and how his campaign hopes to break the...

 2019-05-24 21:45 

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Trump grants Barr far-reaching authority to investigate the investigation...

NYT's Michael Schmidt, former Chief of Staff to VPs Biden and Gore Ron Klain, former US Attorney Joyce Vance, and former Chief of Staff at the CIA and Pentagon Jeremy Bash on Trump giving AG William Barr the power to declassify intelligence as part of...

 2019-05-24 21:37 

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Will abortion be on the ballot in 2020?...

A conservative donor in Missouri may fund a ballot initiative to overturn the state's new abortion law....

 2019-05-24 21:30 

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Friday's Mini-Report, 5.24.19...

Today's edition of quick hits....

 2019-05-24 21:23 

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Pres. Trump gives AG Barr new powers to investigate Russia probe...

Former FBI general counsel Jim Baker and New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker break down the new powers the president has given Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate the Russia investigation....

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