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October 31, 2023

And, They Call Themselves "Christians"...Really?? - Thom Hartmann



New Speaker of the House “MAGA” Mike Johnson says if you want to know what his beliefs are, read the Bible…that’s his world view. So, does this mean he recommends the murder of misbehaving children? What about the banning of the disabled from church services?

Plus, he (& his wife) really seem to have a problem with LGBTQ people. Further, his name appears to be associated with a dangerous, anti-democratic, extremist group. By their fruits ye shall know them? - Aired on 10/30/2023.
October 31, 2023

New GOP Speaker may have a 'Wolf of Wall St.' problem as party reels from Trump charges - The Beat - MSNBC



President Biden faces down new GOP House Speaker Mike Johnson. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on Johnson’s first full week as Speaker and breaks down how the GOP’s “Wolf of Wall Street” problem is on display. - Aired on 10/31/2023.
October 31, 2023

Law professor: Trump faces SHAKY FUTURE in Colorado - Talking Feds



All eyes were on Denver yesterday morning as the trial to determine whether Trump is eligible to be president began.

The Colorado lawsuit alleges that section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which disqualifies someone who has "engaged in insurrection or rebellion," is enough to disqualify Trump from the office of the presidency. Jessica Levinson is back to explain the legal context of the trial. - 10/31/2023.

October 31, 2023

Trump's 'Gotti mob tactics' backfire: 45 'gagged' in coup case, lawyers confess, RICO heats up - The Beat - MSNBC



A judge reinstated Donald Trump’s gag order in his federal coup case after he attacked former aide Mark Meadows.

DOJ veteran Neal Katyal says Trump’s behavior is “straight out of the mob playbook,” and discusses the alleged witness tampering with former prosecutor Joyce Vance and MSNBC’s Ari Melber. - Aired on 10/30/2023.

October 31, 2023

Senate Democrats plan to subpoena Justice Thomas's benefactors over ethics concerns - Deadline - MSNBC



Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee joins Nicolle Wallace on Deadline: White House to discuss that committees plans to subpoena benefactors of Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito who have faced scrutiny for ethics concerns. - Aired on 10/31/2023.
October 31, 2023

'A Chilling Warning': Nicolle on the threat of terrorism in the wake of Hamas Oct. 7 attack - Deadline - MSNBC



John Brennan, Former CIA Director and Mary McCord, former top official in the Justice Department's National Security Division join Nicolle Wallace on Deadline: White House to discuss the increased threat environment here in the U.S. following a terror attack that killed the most Jews since the Holocaust. - Aired on 10/31/2023.
October 31, 2023

House GOP 'Exploiting Crisis' to play politics with aid for Israel - Deadline - MSNBC



Cornell Belcher, Democratic Strategist and Michael Steele former Chairman at the RNC join Nicolle Wallace on Deadline: White House the House GOP’s political games when it comes to legislation to send aid to Israel. - Aired on 10/31/2023.
October 31, 2023

Trump and his radicalized supporters posing a stress test for our justice system - Deadline - MSNBC



Frank Figliuzzi, former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the FBI, and Michael Steele former Chairman at the RNC join Nicolle Wallace on Deadline: White House to discuss the violent rhetoric of Donald Trump and his supporters have put on prosecutors, election officials and law enforcement. - Aired on 10/31/2023.
October 31, 2023

Senate confirms Jack Lew as U.S. ambassador to Israel - MSNBC Reports



The Senate has voted to confirm Jack Lew, a former treasury secretary, to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Israel. NBC News' Ali Vitali reports from Capitol Hill on Lew's confirmation process and lawmakers' efforts on an emergency funding bill for Israel. - Aired on 10/31/2023.
October 31, 2023

Inside Jan. 6: Officer Harry Dunn on the Fight to Defend Democracy - Amanpour and Company



An unprecedented trial is beginning in Colorado. A handful of Republican and independent voters are trying to ban former president Donald Trump from ever entering the White House again, over his role in the January 6th insurrection.

Officer Harry Dunn was defending the Capitol when the riots took place, and now he’s written a book about the experience called "Standing My Ground." He tells Michel Martin how he tried to save America that day. This conversation is part of Preserving Democracy, our ongoing initiative about threats to democracy, the impact of changes to voting laws and what citizens need to know. Originally aired on Oct 30, 2023.

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