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Biden slams Trump on Russian bounty intel, COVID-19: 'Dereliction of duty'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 03:10

Speaking to reporters after remarks on the coronavirus outbreak, presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden torched the Trump government for its response to COVID-19 and intelligence on Russian bounties being placed on U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

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Harvard Global Health Director: 'We should get rid of indoor large gatherings'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 03:08

Dr. Ashish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, tells Lawrence O'Donnell that the U.S. should mandate wearing masks, get rid of large indoor gatherings, including indoor dining at bars and restaurants, and ramp up testing and contact

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Amb. Michael McFaul: ‘Unprecedented’ that Pres. Trump wants to be friends with Putin

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 03:04

Michael McFaul, the former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss why Pres. Trump’s foreign policy principle is based around a friendship with Vladimir Putin.

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New Orleans mayor on police brutality: Transparency, accountability go ‘hand in hand’

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 01:48

Mayor Cantrell on police brutality: "We believe that transparency is very important and it goes hand and hand with accountability. That builds trust in your community and it has built trust within the City of New Orleans."

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Families of fallen U.S. military in Afghanistan demand answers

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 01:39

Rachel Maddow looks at the reactions of family members of U.S. military members who were killed in Afghanistan to reports that Russia was paying bounties to Taliban fighters to kill American troops.

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Minneapolis mayor says he’s ‘on the side of massive, structural change’ for police reform

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 01:33

"This needs to be a full rethinking and reshaping of the way that our police department does business that has for decades has harmed Black and brown people," says Mayor Frey of Minneapolis.

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Atlanta mayor on voter suppression: Georgia Sec. of State refuses to accept reality

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 01:22

Mayor Bottoms of Atlanta: “The reality is we have a Secretary of State who refuses to accept that voter suppression is real, and that it comes in different forms.”

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As COVID hampers Trump's re-election, GOP allies demand he wear a mask

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:42

A new spike in the coronavirus is impacting public health in the U.S. -- and Donald Trump’s campaign. Trump allies are now pleading with Trump to follow his own CDC guidelines, including wearing a mask, a point MSNBC’s Ari Melber explores with Compton

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'New low': Army veteran hits Trump over Russian plot against Troops

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:33

The Trump White House is under fire for its response to Russia paying bounties to kill U.S. troops. Veteran Paul Rieckhoff tells MSNBC’S Ari Melber Trump must be “dragged in front of the American people” to face accountability.

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SCOTUS about to rule against Trump on tax returns, says Obama's SCOTUS lawyer

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:27

The Supreme Court will rule on the fate of Pres. Trump’s long-secret tax returns by mid-July and possibly sooner, and Pres. Obama’s Supreme Court litigator says it will likely be a partial loss for Trump. “This whole Russia story may very well color” the

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See Sean Hannity tell Fox viewers to wear a mask, picking CDC over Trump

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 00:25

While many Trump allies have followed his lead in playing down aspects of the coronavirus, now Trump allies are joining the CDC (and the medical consensus) in urging people to wear masks during the virus pandemic. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on how

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Another poll shows Biden leading Trump by double digits

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 23:46

Another new poll shows Biden up in a double digit lead nationally against Trump.

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Sen. Coons on Russia bounty plot: ‘I want to be briefed on the what the president did in response’

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 23:18

On the White House response to the Russia bounty plot, Senator Chris Coons says, “I want to be briefed on the what the president did in response and what plans they have going forward to make sure Americans and our coalition partners who continue to serve

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White House learned of Russian bounty intelligence in early 2019

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 23:07

The White House and top National Security Council officials learned about intelligence indicating Russia was offering bounties on U.S. and coalition troops in early 2019, a person with direct knowledge of the intelligence confirms to NBC News, well over a

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Amy McGrath defeats Charles Booker in Kentucky Senate Democratic primary

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:59

NBC National Political Correspondent Steve Kornacki breaks down the Kentucky primary results at the big board after Amy McGarth was declared the winner over Charles Booker, a week after the election.

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Slotkin describes intel work: ’If this came across our desk … I would say ‘Hey, Mr. President.‘’

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:49

Rep. Elisa Slotkin (D-Mich.) joins Meet The Press Daily to discuss the Russian bounty intel and what Democrats are looking for from the White House.

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McEnany: President 'is most informed person on planet Earth' about threats we face

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:34

NBC News Correspondent, Carol Lee brings the latest from the White House where Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany responded to reports that the president was given the Russian bounty intelligence in early 2019.

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Florida closing beaches as COVID-19 cases surge

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:20

NBC's Kerry Sanders brings us the latest from Florida that "clearly this [mask] has become a political issue as a man off-camera yells “take the mask off” and "go Trump."

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Dr. Ashish Jha: 'Need a national coordinated strategy' to bring virus under control

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 21:19

Director of Harvard Global Health Institute, Dr. Ashish Jha discusses the surge in COVID-19 cases, says the strategy of “states, everybody just sorting this out on their own is not going to work” in the long-run.

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Retired four star general: ‘In 50 years I’ve never seen anything like this’

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:43

Former National Security Council member General Barry McCaffrey and former special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Brett McGurk on why they believe the national security process is broken amid reports the U.S. had intelligence

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