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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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Trump never met a minority he couldn't scapegoat. But his new targets are fighting back.

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 15:05
The biggest lie of the Trump administration is that the greatest threat to the U.S. came from outside, rather than from within.
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Fmr. DHS official says security threats could continue for weeks, months

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 14:15
Chris Krebs of the Krebs Stamos Group joins Morning Joe to discuss security in Washington for the Biden inauguration and his concerns about security at state capitols around the country.
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Police officers describe their ordeal during Capitol riot

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:33
In new interviews, D.C. police officers are describing their ordeal defending the U.S. Capitol from insurrectionists, and the Morning Joe panel discuss some of the first-hand accounts.
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Biden team works to make inauguration secure

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:00
Biden inaugural committee member Adrienne Elrod joins Morning Joe to discuss how the Biden team is working to make the inauguration, most of which is virtual, safe amid threats following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
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Shanty Tok is the only performance of masculinity I want in 2021

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:31
In shanties, we find something both extremely manly and subversively tender. In other words, the opposite of Trump's vitriol.
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Are Feds ready for Biden inauguration after Capitol riot failure?

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 04:27
Is federal law enforcement ready for Biden's inauguration after the security failure on Capitol Hill in last week's Trump-incited riot? We discuss with Prof. Jen Golbeck, an expert in malicious online activity.
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Report: Some Democrats in Congress are worried their colleagues might kill them

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:34
“Members right now are not talking about, ‘I’m worried my colleagues will get me killed in some indirect sense,’” says NBC News’ Benjy Sarlin. “They’re worried that members quite specifically either participated in the attack itself or future ones.”
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WaPo: Dozens on terror watch list came to D.C. on day of Capitol Hill insurrection

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:02
According to the Washington Post, “Dozens of people on a terrorist watch list were in Washington for pro-Trump events Jan. 6, a day that ended in a chaotic crime rampage when a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol.”
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Dr. Vin Gupta calls Biden’s covid-19 relief plan ‘the type of think big, disaster mindset’ we need

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:56
On President-elect Joe Biden’s economic recovery and covid-19 relief plan, Dr. Vin Gupta says "It's the type of the think-big, disaster mindset that we've needed along since the beginning of 2020."
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'Attack on our country': Trump trial manager says he's 'guilty' of 'crimes'

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:18
As Trump faces his second Senate trial in as many years with decreasing support, new impeachment manager Rep. Madeleine Dean joins MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber to discuss the next steps in the impeachment process. She recounts the attack on the Capitol and slams GOP members like Sen. Lindsey Graham for taking things “too far” in their efforts to radicalize their base for political game.
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Jason Johnson on Trump’s latest video: It ‘doesn’t help him ‘with any competent judge’

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 22:32
New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore and contributor to The Grio Jason Johnson react to the video Trump put out after being impeached for a second time, and call out what were presumably his motivations for releasing it
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Dozens on FBI terrorist watch list in DC on day of riots

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:21
Devlin Barrett, National Security and Law Enforcement Reporter for The Washington Post, joins Ayman to discuss flaws in the FBI's methods of monitoring domestic terrorism. "The system isn't really designed...to keep [individuals on the FBI terror watch list] from traveling, it's designed to let the government know where they are and when," Barrett commented.
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Dr. Irwin Redlener hopes Biden will not ‘overpromise’ in new relief plan

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:14
The U.S. is facing spikes in both Covid-19 and unemployment cases. Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the Columbia University National Center for Disaster Preparedness, and Austan Goolsbee, former Council of Economic Advisors chair weigh in on what they want to see in President-elect Joe Biden’s new relief plan.
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Steve Kornacki examines districts of House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:49
NBC News' Steve Kornacki breaks down the political leanings of the districts of ten House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump.
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Man who carried Confederate flag in Capitol has turned himself in

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:23
The FBI says that Kevin Seefried, the man seen carrying the Confederate flag in the Capitol during the riot, and his son, Hunter, have turned themselves into authorities and are under arrest. They face several charges including unlawful entry.
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Republican Rep. Curtis concerned for safety after 'wanted for treason' flyer taped to his office door

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 19:24
Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, shared concern for his safety after a “wanted for treason” flyer was taped to his office door. Curtis said it is in reference to him not supporting objections to the Electoral College vote.
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Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder pleads not guilty to charges in Flint water crisis

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:29
Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has been charged with two counts of willful neglect of duty for not taking action during the Flint water crisis that led to a Legionnaires' disease outbreak that killed 12 people. Snyder is pleading not guilty and faces up to a year in jail.
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Trump's coup was foiled by key Republicans — but their ranks are shrinking

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 17:13
Trump’s campaign of denial was abetted by his fellow Republicans. What will they do next?
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Officials considering closing National Mall ahead of Biden inauguration

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 16:05
NBC News' Pete Williams reports on various National Mall security scenarios being considered by law enforcement ahead of Inauguration Day.
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