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May 18, 2024

The Nightcap: Trump's defense goes on attack against Michael Cohen - The 11th Hour - MSNBC



It was a pivotal week in the New York hush money trial against Donald Trump. Defense attorney Todd Blanche poked holes in former fixer Michael Cohen's testimony about a key 2016 phone call. And the former president was joined by a revolving door of loyal Republicans who helped him subvert the gag order. Stephanie Ruhle discusses with Radhika Jones, Andrew Weissmann, Nancy Giles and Michael Steele. - Aired on 05/17/2024.
May 18, 2024

Trump's Speech BIGGER DISASTER Than Previously Thought - Meidas Touch



Donald Trump’s hate rally held in Wildwood, NJ was more jam packed with lies than attendees. Trump rambled on nonsensically about fictional serial killer, Hannibal Lector, as well as whether or not he should be calling former NJ governor Chris Christie a “fat pig.” Suri Crowe reports. - 05/18/2024.
May 18, 2024

Why Veteran Political Analyst Is Optimistic About 2024's Close Election w/ Simon Rosenberg - Thom Hartmann



The 2024 election is close, neither candidate is winning but veteran political analyst Simon Rosenberg has reasons to believe 2024 is going to be an election no one will forget. - Aired on 05/17/2024.
May 18, 2024

What led Texas governor to pardoning man convicted of killing Black Lives Matter protester - PBS NewsHour



Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pardoned a man convicted of killing a Black Lives Matter protester in the summer of 2020. Daniel Perry was serving a 25-year prison sentence for the murder of Garrett Foster, an armed white man who was attending a racial justice protest with his Black fiancée. Abbott had faced pressure to issue the pardon from conservative media figures. Stephanie Sy reports. - Aired on 05/17/2024.
May 18, 2024

This Week at Justice - May 17, 2024 - The Justice Department



• Gave an update on DOJ’s accelerated #ElectionSecurity efforts

• Opened an investigation into conditions of youth detention centers

• Celebrated the 70th anniversary of the #BrownvBoard decision

• Secured prison sentences for 7 cartel members who trafficked #Fentanyl and other lethal drugs

• Honored fallen officers at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial during #policeweek

May 18, 2024

Butker commencement speech spotlights religious war on women's freedom, even Taylor Swift's - Alex Wagner - MSNBC



A commencement speech at conservative Catholic Benedictine College by football kicker Harrison Butker resonated nationally as its anti-diversity, anti-LGBTQ, traditional roles for women themes are seen as encroaching on public life for Americans who in large proportion do not support religion-based rollbacks of social progress.

Leah Litman, law professor at the University of Michigan, talks with Alex Wagner about why a speech at a small college became a national flashpoint. - Aired on 05/17/2024.

May 18, 2024

OUT OF CONTROL Republicans Make FOOLS OF THEMSELVES at Hearing - Meidas Touch



MeidasTouch host Ben Meiselas reports on the unusual and bizarre conduct of Republicans including Lauren Boebert after they visited Donald Trump. - 05/17/2024.
May 18, 2024

Alito offers strikingly petty excuse for upside-down flag, affirms pro-Trump bias - Alex Wagner - MSNBC



Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito not only doubled down on blaming his wife for flying an upside-down American flag over their house shortly after the January 6 attack on the Capitol, but reportedly further explained that it was part of a spat with an anti-Trump neighbor.

Mark Joseph Stern, senior writer for Slate Magazine, and Elie Mystal, justice correspondent for The Nation, talk with Alex Wagner about Alito's repeated debasement of the Supreme Court's integrity and the necessity of congressional Democrats to find a way to rein in rogue justices. - Aired on 05/17/2024.

May 18, 2024

Ali Velshi: Trump has conditioned Republicans to spread his American carnage - The Last Word - MSNBC



MSNBC's Ali Velshi discusses Donald Trump's corrosive influence on the Republican party leading a string of sycophantic MAGA lawmakers to make a pilgrimage to his criminal hush money trial and has destroyed norms and decorum on Capitol Hill. - Aired on 05/17/2024.
May 18, 2024

'All they do is wreak chaos and havoc': Rep. Jasmine Crockett responds to MTG's insult - The Last Word - MSNBC



MSNBC's Ali Velshi is joined by Texas Democratic Rep. Jasmine Crockett to discuss the chaotic late night GOP-led hearing that was delayed so Republicans could go to Donald Trump's criminal hush money trial and the verbal attack by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene derailed the hearing. - Aired on 05/17/2024.

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