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Head of Arab League warns Biden: ‘Do not toy with the region’

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 20:52
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.”
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Sen. Padilla: Comprehensive immigration reform 'is long overdue'

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:44
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."
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The Capitol riot was a giant red flag for Congress. We may not have learned from it.

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:41
The Senate, like the House, can’t plead ignorance to the growing dangers of domestic terrorism.
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Sen. Chris Coons: ‘Trump and his team caused more harm than expected’

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:08
Senator Chris Coons speaks with MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about President Biden’s transition into the White House following the Trump administration.
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Pelosi on impeachment trial: 'The whole world bore witness to the president's incitement'

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 16:20
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.
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Reflecting on an historic Inauguration Day

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 16:12
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.
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The Biden executive order that has given me the freedom to breathe again

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:56
The "Muslim ban," like Trump, is gone. Here’s what that means for people like me.
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Biden will keep Christopher Wray as FBI director

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:51
NBC's Peter Alexander reports that President Biden will keep FBI Director Christopher Wray at his current position.
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Poll shows Biden enters office with broad support of his transition

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 15:36
NBC's Steve Kornacki takes a look at how President Biden's approval rating during his transition stacks up against previous presidents as he takes office.
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'A very cathartic moment': MJ panel on inauguration, memorial ceremony

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 12:17
The Morning Joe panel shares their thoughts on Joe Biden's inauguration and Tuesday's ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial to remember those lost to Covid.
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Biden signs executive orders; set to announce national Covid strategy

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 11:57
In his first few hours on the job, President Biden issued executive orders on immigration, climate change and the coronavirus. Biden is also set to announce a national strategy for fighting the coronavirus.
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Pick one, Senate Democrats: Democracy or the filibuster

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 10:30
The 60 vote threshold in the Senate has to go for the good of the country.
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Maddow: Ex-presidents' call for unity a sign of depth of U.S. crisis of division

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 05:26
Rachel Maddow expresses her alarm at the realization that former presidents are usually only gathered to call for American unity in especially dire situations, making that portion of the Biden inaugural prime time special as concerning as it is reassuring.
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WaPo: Meeting on military response to Trump riot included Mike Flynn's brother

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 05:01
Rachel Maddow shares new reporting from the Washington Post that the Pentagon now admits, after days of denials, that Lt. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, the brother of disgraced former Trump NSA Michael Flynn, was involved in a key meeting on the military response as Trump supporters rioted in the U.S. Capitol.
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Biden admin begins immediate coronavirus policy overhaul

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 04:32
Rachel Maddow outlines the numerous steps President Joe Biden and his team took in their first moments in office to address the catastrophic coronavirus policies of the previous administration, a sign of the importance the Biden administration places on getting the virus under control.
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Biden gets to work undoing Trump policies on Day 1

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 04:14
Following his inauguration on Wednesday, Pres. Joe Biden immediately got to work issuing executive orders undoing several of his predecessor's policies. MSNBC's Brian Williams has details.
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'It's great to have your name on short lists': Sherrilyn Ifill acknowledges SCOTUS rumors

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 03:54
Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, talks acknowledges that she is aware that her name comes up on short lists of potential Biden Supreme Court nominees, but emphasizes her dedication to the work she's doing.
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Warnock sees 'continuity of service' in new role as senator

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 03:28
Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock talks about the civil rights milestone represented by his swearing-in as a U.S. senator and how his work at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church ties to the issues he hopes to work on in the senate.
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Joy Reid: Inauguration program 'was the answer to what we saw on January 6th'

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 03:08
Joy notes how the star-studded Inauguration programs were an answer "to what we saw on January 6th ... And they went to work. They did a workday. They gave us a press conference where there were no lies."
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Clinton, Bush, Obama come together to discuss the importance of a peaceful transfer of power

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 02:51
Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama joined together to discuss the importance of a peaceful transfer of power.
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