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The Capitol riots highlighted corporations' hypocrisy on climate denialism

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 11:31
Why is corporate America still donating money to climate change deniers?
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Signs of military training among rioting Trump mob raise concerns about capability

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 05:12
Rachel Maddow points to a new report on features of military training recognized among the pro-Trump rioters in the Capitol.
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Governors outraged by more Trump admin vaccine supply lies; Biden unveils new plan

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 05:07
Rachel Maddow reports on the anger many governors are expressing at the Trump administration after an announcement of the release of more Covid-19 vaccine turned out to be false, and share highlights from President-elect Joe Biden's new plan to get the stumbling vaccine program back on track.
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Rpts: Trump talks 2020 conspiracies with the 'My Pillow' guy

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 04:36
Trump supporter Mike Lindell, best known for selling 'My Pillow' on television, was seen at the White House on Friday and a Washington Post photographer caught the details of his notes which included thoughts on 'martial law.' Peter Baker of The New York Times reacts.
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The January 6 insurrection was a last gasp for white supremacy.

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 04:25
Anand Giridharadas, publisher of The.Ink, says that what the country experienced last week is the chaos at the end of white supremacy. “This is not a launch party, this is a funeral for something. It is a funeral for white supremacy. It is a funeral for a kind of outdated, outmoded male power. It is a mourning for a time in which certain Americans could claim to be the default of America and not have to share.”
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Experts say Trump, Congress members could be targets of Capitol invasion investigation

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 04:18
Glenn Kirschner and Frank Figliuzzi join Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the latest on the Capitol invasion investigation. Kirschner, a former federal prosecutor, says the units assigned to the investigation indicate it could involve members of Congress, and Figliuzzi, a former FBI official, says investigators may scrutinize Donald Trump’s inaction during the insurrection.
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Riot reckoning: See how GOP leaders were complicit in Trump’s scheme

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 01:46
In a special report, MSNBC’s Ari Melber traces the GOP's hypocrisy regarding the Capitol Hill riot and what it reveals about our nation's leaders. Melber slams some Republican leaders for being “knowingly complicit” in Trump’s scheme. (This is an excerpt from a longer report.)
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Biden relief plan includes $416 billion for vaccination program

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 01:02
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled more in his relief plan once he takes office, with a focus on more funds for vaccine administration and distribution.
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Joyce Vance: If members of Congress aided in insurrection, there needs to be a full investigation

Sat, 01/16/2021 - 00:32
On the investigations surrounding the Capitol Hill insurrection, Joyce Vance says “It's not just something we say: no man is above the law. If there were people in Congress who aided and abetted this incursion into the Capitol, then they need to be fully investigated."
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Fmr CIA Director on the lack of preparation ahead of January 6: There was a ‘conscious decision.. not to do more’

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 23:26
Former CIA Director John Brennan remarks on the lack of security and preparation in Washington ahead of January 6th even though the warning signs were there
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Juanita Tolliver: Jaime Harrison should ‘learn some lessons from the playbook we saw on display in Georgia’

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 22:25
Democratic strategist Juanita Tolliver and president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton on what success would look like for Jaime Harrison as chair of the DNC
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Biden Covid plan will work to fill 'absence of federal leadership'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 21:19
President-elect Biden delivered remarks unveiling his plan for Covid-19 relief that included support for vaccine distribution. NBC's Ali Vitali reports on what the president-elect will hope to accomplish as he takes office next week.
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Lawyer for Capitol rioter appeals for a pardon from President Trump

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 20:34
As President Trump's term comes to an end, NBC's Chuck Rosenberg discusses possible pardons the president could still give out including to those who have been charged for their roles in the Capitol riot.
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Rep. Clyburn: 'We have some sympathizers in the Congress that probably ought not be there'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 20:21
The Secret Service postponed a Sunday rehearsal because of increased chatter around that date - according to Acting Deputy DHS Secretary Ken Cuccinelli. Democratic Congressman James Clyburn of South Carolina, joins Katy Tur with more. He is Majority Whip and chairs Joe Biden's inaugural committee.
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Federal prosecutor: 300+ criminal cases stemming from January 6 riots expected by end of the day

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 18:57
Pete Williams brings the latest from Washington about ongoing criminal investigations into the January 6 Capitol riot.  
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Troops fill Washington ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 18:22
Ellison Barber brings the latest from Washington where security officials are preparing for potential threat of political violence ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
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D.C. mayor on city security, ongoing threats: 'Inauguration is not the only target'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 18:03
District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke about the heightened security in the nation's capital ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, explaining that the inauguration is not the only target 'being discussed' by extremist groups and the lead-up events should also be protected.
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Comey: 'Horrific failure' to protect Capitol Hill

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:54
Former FBI Director James Comey joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the Capitol Hill riots, which he calls a "horrific failure" from a security standpoint that will need a 9/11 commission style review, as well as security ahead of inauguration day.
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Houston Police Chief: 'If you think storming the Capitol was appropriate, then you don't need to wear the badge'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:32
Houston Police Chief, Art Acevedo joins MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to discuss security concerns following the riot at the U.S Capitol.
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Pelosi announces retired Lt. Gen. Honoré will lead review of Capitol security

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 17:05
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré would be put in charge of conducting a thorough review of security at the Capitol after rioters breached the building on January 6.
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