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August 31, 2021

Veteran Says End Of War In Afghanistan Brings 'Grim Relief' - The Last Word - MSNBC

Veteran Lucas Kunce, who served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, describes the “grim relief” that comes with the end of the war, saying “it should have happened long, long ago.” Foreign affairs analyst David Rothkopf says the war’s mission was clear immediately following 9/11, but the U.S. military soon “drifted back into the same sorts of mistakes that led to the Vietnam debacle.” Aired on 08/30/2021.

Joe Cirincione On The History Of Not Learning Lessons From War - The Last Word - MSNBC

On the day the U.S. ends its military mission in Afghanistan, national security expert Joe Cirincione joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss how the lessons from the 20-year war should shape the future of American foreign policy and national security. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

Biden Marks Historic Departure From Afghanistan With Call For 'Grateful Prayer'- Rachel Maddow MSNBC

Rachel Maddow reads some of President Joe Biden's remarks on the end of the U.S. war in Afghanistan, including a call for grateful prayer for U.S. troops and diplomats, volunteers and veterans, and those who will help Afghan refugees around the world. Aired on 08/30/2021.

With Final Exit, U.S. Joins List Of Countries Unable To Break Afghanistan's Will - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC

On the day that the United States ends its 20-year war in Afghanistan, Rachel Maddow looks at the history of invasions of Afghanistan and why even the world's most wealthy and powerful countries have been unsuccessful in their efforts to control Afghanistan. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

Donald Trump's Phone Records Sought By January 6th Committee: CNN - Rachel Maddow - MSNBC

Rachel Maddow shares reporting by CNN that the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack on the Capitol is seeking the phone records of some Republican members of Congress, as well as Donald Trump and members of his family as part of the broader examination of the role of Trump's effort to overturn his election loss in triggering the January 6th riot. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

Jordan Reveals Multiple Calls With Trump On January 6; Investigation Seeks Phone Records - TRMS

Rep. Elaine Luria, a member of the House Select Committee on the January 6th Attack on the Capitol, talks with Rachel Maddow about the committee's request for the telephone records of Republican members of Congress as well as Donald Trump and members of his family. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

Fla Gov DeSantis at odds with judge on school mask mandates as state sees record hospitalizations

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is standing by his decision to ban mask mandates in schools, even though a judge ruled against him. The state is experiencing record COVID-19 hospitalizations and an uptick in cases among children. Miami Herald reporter Ana Ceballos joins Elaine Quijano on CBSN to discuss the state of the pandemic in Florida. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

What Needs To Happen Now In Louisiana After Category 4 Hurricane Ida - The Last Word - MSNBC

Retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honoré, former commander of the Joint Task Force for Hurricane Katrina, gives Lawrence O'Donnell his assessment of what the emergency response needs to be as Hurricane Ida left more than a million without power. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

Experts Decry Anti-Vaccine Conservative Rhetoric As COVID-19 Cases Surpass 39 Million - The ReidOut

The U.S. has now surpassed 39 million COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic according to NBC News. Dr. Anthony Fauci says America could suffer another 100,000 deaths by December. Joy Reid's panel of expert guests discuss what the numbers might look like without the many sources of disinformation currently at work, or the state-level policies that run counter to science-backed medical guidance. Aired on 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

By the Numbers: Comparing Hurricane Ida to Hurricane Katrina - ABC News

Ida made landfall as a higher category of hurricane than Katrina, but Katrina was much larger, carried more storm surge, and disastrously broke through the levees. 08/30/2021.

August 31, 2021

New Details On Matt Gaetz, Jim Jordan Phone Call With Trump On Jan. 6 - All In - MSNBC

Politico reports that as lawmakers were evacuated to a safe room on January 6th, Congressman Jim Jordan of Ohio was joined by Congressman Matt Gaetz of Florida and together they, "implored Trump to tell his supporters to stand down, per a source with knowledge of that call." Aired on 08/30/2021.

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