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White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain tells Lawrence O'Donnell that the supply of Covid-19 vaccines will increase by 20 percent because President Joe Biden invoked the Defense Production Act. Ron Klain says the Trump administration "fell so far behind" on vaccinations.
Rachel Maddow looks at how the Biden administration came into office with a well planned agenda, but a lot of their early work is taking care of the basics of governing that he Trump administration neglected or was too incompetent to perform.
It was a fitting cap to Trump’s corrupt administration that in his final hours, he pardoned Bannon— forgiving his alleged crime of fleecing Trump's own supporters—and rescinded the lobbying ban that he had put in place at the start of his term.
Chris Hayes: “Democrats are going to have to choose really soon: do they roll over for phony calls for unity that absolve the Republican Party for its trespasses against American democracy? Or, do they wield the rare power they have won through democratic means to repair democracy and people's lives?”
In a ReidOut exclusive, DNC Chairman Jaime Harrison tells Joy Reid that he wants the party to invest in a 50 state strategy to be prepared for the next races.
On the inauguration festivities, Joy Reid says Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman stole the show: “That is the America that won and defeated the ugly forces of January 6th.”
On the Biden Administration’s first day in office and their relationship with the press, Yamiche Alincdor says "We're going to ask tough questions, I'm going to ask tough questions. But at least we're in a situation where they're saying we're going to level with you. We're not going to lie to you upfront ..."
Sen. Bernie Sanders brought the drip to Biden’s inauguration, and everybody noticed. MSNBC’s Ari Melber discusses how Sanders’ “inaugural chic” took the internet by storm, and highlights some of The Beat’s favorite memes that have been created to memorialize the striking look.
Elizabeth Neumann says Republicans need to hold themselves accountable for their roles in the Jan 6th siege
Elizabeth Neumann, former Assistant Secretary of counterterrorism and threat prevention at DHS, calls out the roles Republicans played in the insurrection and says that it is incumbent upon them to debunk the lies. She notes it is very difficult to stop radicalization without acknowledgement from within.
Dr. Kavita Patel responds to Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci revealing that he feels much more comfortable working with the Biden administration because he can ‘let the science speak’
Not only did more Americans vote for the candidate running against Donald Trump twice, but America has been more blue than red for a long time. Now that Biden has assumed office, MSNBC's Ari Melber points out that Democratic candidates have won more total votes than Republicans in seven of the last eight elections, despite Republicans having a built-in advantage due to a variety of structural reasons.
President Biden signed several executive orders undoing many Trump-era policies, including repealing the 'Muslim travel ban', strengthening protections for DREAMers, and stopping construction on the border wall between the US and Mexico. Biden also introduced legislation to offer a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Arab League Security-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit called President Joe Biden, a "great" American and "politician" but also issued a warning saying, "do not toy with the region, without understanding the ramification.”
Andrea Mitchell is joined by newly sworn in Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) to discuss Democrats priorities now that they control both houses of Congress and the White House. He calls comprehensive immigration reform "long overdue" and says that the Biden-Harris administration's proposal is a "great start."
The Senate, like the House, can’t plead ignorance to the growing dangers of domestic terrorism.
Senator Chris Coons speaks with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about President Biden’s transition into the White House following the Trump administration.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she saw a "big difference" in the evidence that could be used in the second impeachment trial of President Trump. "The whole world bore witness to the president's incitement," she told NBC's Garrett Haake.
Following a day filled with messages of hope and unity in Washington, Stephanie Ruhle takes a look back on the historic Inauguration of the nation’s 46th president, Joe Biden, and the message it sent to the country in more than words.
The "Muslim ban," like Trump, is gone. Here’s what that means for people like me.