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Trump tweeting, playing hooky as Covid-19 hits all-time high

4 hours 24 min ago
As the U.S. breaks four different grim records for COVID, Donald Trump has largely abdicated his daily job duties as President. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on the public evidence that Trump has drastically scaled back his work since losing the election. This special report traces how history has judged rulers who neglect their core duties, from Nero to Pres. Hoover, and the contrast between Trump and a new, bipartisan push by ex-Presidents to confront a once in a lifetime pandemic and advocate
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Chuck Rosenberg on Perdue: ‘If he’s trading on insider info, it’s not just a problem. It’s a crime’

4 hours 40 min ago
On Sen. David Perdue’s stock trading, Chuck Rosenberg says "If he's trading on inside information ... that's not just a problem, that's a crime."
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Carol Lee: Trump didn’t care about Flynn, but wanted to ‘undermine the Mueller investigation’

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 23:29
NBC News correspondent Carol Lee discusses her extensive reporting on Donald Trump’s motivation to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, and how it connects to the president seeking revenge on special counsel Robert Mueller
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Steve Kornacki examines uncalled House races

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 21:55
A month after the election, several House seats remain uncalled. Steve Kornacki looks at where the races currently stand.
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California issues new stay-at-home order linked to ICU capacity

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 20:43
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that specific areas in the state will be under a stay-at-home order. Newsom said this is to prevent people from gathering with others outside of their household as coronavirus cases surge. The regions with restrictions are where the ICU capacity is falling below 15% and will be mandated for three weeks.
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Wisconsin Supreme Court rejects Trump lawsuit

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 18:44
By a 4-3 vote, the Wisconsin Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit filed by the Trump campaign, which sought to invalidate mail ballots it claimed were improperly included during the canvas in Milwaukee and Dane counties.
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Michael Kruse: Trump 'is a loser of money, of opportunities, of relationships'

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 18:26
After Trump releases a 46 minute video with false claims of election fraud, Senior Staff Writer for Politico, Michael Kruse, says Trump "is a loser ... [but] he’s been remarkably effective at not being seen as such.”
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Fauci: Americans should 'hang on' for vaccine, not travel or congregate for holidays

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 17:37
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that Covid-19 cases could continue to sharply rise as Americans enter the holiday season and congregate together. Fauci also cautioned that people should "hang on" and follow public health measures until there is a widely distributed vaccine.
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The most dishonest speech of Trump's presidency?

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 16:52
Reporter Yamiche Alcindor reacts to the president's 46-minute, factually incorrect video disputing the results of the 2020 election.
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Trump WH, State Dept. push ahead with holiday parties

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 16:29
John Hudson, a National Security reporter at The Washington Post, tells Hallie Jackson that the Trump administration is not "walking the walk" when it comes to following rules they have set surrounding holiday gatherings.
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Trump administration gives new data on migrant separations to lawyers reuniting families

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 15:29
Lawyers trying to reunite separated migrant families at the border say that the government has finally given them new data that could be critical to helping the families.
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Of course Trump is turning pardons into something criminal

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 13:06
Trump’s supposed pardon plans aren’t about righting injustices — they’re about obstructing it.
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Inside the 25 days that shook the Trump presidency

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 12:05
Despite his short tenure as President Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn has remained a fixture of the administration, according to NBC News reporter Carol Lee.
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Daily coronavirus deaths in the U.S. hit a record high

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 11:46
The U.S. reported 2,777 coronavirus-related deaths on Wednesday, according to NBC News tally, and the U.S. had nearly 205,000 new cases of Covid-19 on the same day. The Morning Joe panel discusses the latest virus statistics.
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Israel's 'Separate but Equal' law is indefensible

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 11:00
A lawsuit proves that critics of the "nation state" law were right to call the bill racist.
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As Covid rages, Trump rages about the election for 46 minutes

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 04:23
America's Covid-19 crisis continues to get worse every single day. But as Trump's CDC issued a new dire warning to the general public, the president spent his time continuing his baseless attacks on the 2020 election and his loss to Joe Biden.
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Rep. Katie Porter: ‘Gravely concerned’ Mnuchin & Powell split on economic relief

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 04:23
Rep. Katie Porter joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss how Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin “showed so much disdain” during his testimony before the House Financial Services Committee on his decision to end Federal Reserve emergency lending programs.
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Mitch McConnell actually cried today. Lawrence was not moved.

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 03:32
Lawrence O’Donnell says Mitch McConnell was literally crying on the Senate floor when Republicans in Georgia were standing up to Donald Trump’s election lies.
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Health officials encouraged to go rogue, defy bad local leadership as Covid crisis worsens

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 02:26
Rachel Maddow reports on the White House Coronavirus Task Force being so alarmed by the pace and deadliness of the spread of Covid-19 that they're encouraging local health officials to go around leaders who aren't taking the virus seriously in order to encourage extreme precautions.
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GOP senator privately concedes it’s ‘political suicide’ to admit Biden won

Thu, 12/03/2020 - 02:02
“Ron Johnson knows the truth. And what’s sad about it is he knows the truth, but he doesn’t think the American people deserve to hear it,” says Mark Becker, fmr. chairman of the GOP in Brown County, discussing his phone call with the senator from Wisconsin.
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