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The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

MSNBC

Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. O’Donnell convenes diverse panels of guests, including a variety of politicians and cultural voices, to offer unique viewpoints and perspective. In his signature style, O’Donnell goes into depth on the latest news developments and offers his take on the political stories driving the national conversation.

Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. O’Donnell convenes diverse panels of guests, including a variety of politicians and cultural voices, to offer unique viewpoints and perspective. In his signature style, O’Donnell goes into depth on the latest news developments and offers his take on the political stories driving the national conversation.
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NY

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MSNBC

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Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. O’Donnell convenes diverse panels of guests, including a variety of politicians and cultural voices, to offer unique viewpoints and perspective. In his signature style, O’Donnell goes into depth on the latest news developments and offers his take on the political stories driving the national conversation.

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English


Episodes

“Any ideas of his own?”: Today’s press briefing highlights White House strategy for handling scandal

2/20/2018
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Tonight on The Last Word: During today’s White House press briefing – the first it since last week during the Rob Porter scandal – Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked whether or not President Trump had any ideas of his own when it came to gun legislation in response to the Florida shooting. Lawrence and his guests discuss Trump’s inept response to the shooting and the White House’s strategy of waiting out scandals until the news cycle changes. Plus, the Mueller probe secured a guilty plea from...

Duration:00:42:46

“Criminally Incompetent”: President Trump’s unpresidential silence on Russia

2/19/2018
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Tonight on The Last Word: President Trump’s twitter storm continued into Monday after dozens of tweets over the weekend attacking Barack Obama and Oprah but not Vladimir Putin. Lawrence and his guests discuss how Trump’s tweets this weekend, including his tweet regarding the FBI failing to preemptively stop the Parkland shooter, are another perfect example of his unpresidential behavior. The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Rick Gates will accept a plea deal in the Mueller probe in...

Duration:00:43:27