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June 3, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president using law enforcement to clear peaceful protesters for a photo op. Plus, Joe Biden shows the nation how he would lead the country through these times, a conversation about policing reform, and congressional Republicans turn a blind eye to Trump’s latest action. Joined by: Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, MSNBC’s Katy Tur, senior advisor to the Biden campaign Karine Jean-Pierre, former senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, and founding director of Defending Democracy Together Bill Kristol
June 3, 2020
As a bonus for Deadline: White House listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Season 3 of The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg, an MSNBC podcast hosted by former U.S. Attorney, senior FBI official and acting head of the DEA, Chuck Rosenberg. The Oath is a series of revealing conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to serve our nation. Who and what shaped them? What drew them to this work? How did they overcome adversity and failure? These captivating stories exemplify what is best about our country: integrity, civility, service, humility, and collective responsibility. Listen to the first episode with former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta, and subscribe to the series: https://link.chtbl.com/0R2hHEAR?sid=news.description%20
June 1, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the protests over George Floyd’s death continuing to grip cities across the country. Plus New York City puts an 11 p.m. curfew in place for tonight, President Trump urges tougher crackdowns on violent protests, and the tale of two leaders Joined by: White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Phil Rucker, chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude, Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, politics editor for the Daily Beast Sam Stein, and former RNC chairman Michael Steele
May 29, 2020
Chris Jansing, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being arrested on charges of murder and manslaughter over the death of George Floyd. Plus, protests spread across the country, the contrast between Joe Biden and President Trump’s response in a time of crisis, and the impact recent events could have on Biden's choice for a running mate. Joined by: MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, attorney for George Floyd’s family Benjamin Crump, president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, NYU law professor Melissa Murray, director of the Black Law Enforcement Alliance Marq Claxton, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, and former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill
May 28, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses protests gripping Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd. Plus, Trump’s inability to show empathy as the U.S. hits a grim milestone in coronavirus deaths, the president’s move to exact revenge on Twitter for fact checking him, and voices of dissent among some Republicans. Joined by: President of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, MSNBC legal analyst Maya Wiley, Former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, and editor-at-large for The Bulwark Charlie Sykes
May 28, 2020
Nicolle Wallace monitors the historic SpaceX, NASA launch in real time as it goes from prepared to launch to postponed due to weather concerns. Plus, face masks emerge as a flash point with Trump calling them “politically correct”. Joined by: MSNBC’s Brian Williams, retired NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Clayton Anderson, NBC News correspondents Tom Costello and Kerry Sanders, NBC meteorologist Bill Karins, White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Phil Rucker, associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard, and senior columnist for Bloomberg Opinion Tim O’Brien
May 26, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump focusing on political Twitter feuds as the country reaches 100,000 deaths from coronavirus. Plus, the president continues to push a debunked conspiracy theory, GOP groups sue California over mail-in voting, and Biden leads Trump in a key demographic for November Joined by: Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Swan, Axios national political reporter Jonathan Swan, former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, opinion writer for the New York Times Kara Swisher, former communications director in the Obama White House Jen Palmieri, and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann
May 22, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump declaring houses of worship essential. Plus, the unmasking of Michael Flynn was not really an unmasking after all, new details on Pompeo’s misuse of government funds, and Trump orders flags to be flown at half staff to honor coronavirus victims and the military. Joined by: Professor of epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health Dr. Anne Rimoin, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, chief national correspondent for the New York Times Magazine Mark Leibovich, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, MSNBC national affairs analyst, and political strategist Steve Schmidt
May 21, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses fears of a second wave as states lift restrictions before reaching public health benchmarks. Plus, Trump makes another visit to a battleground state, how the president's intelligence team gets him the information he needs, and Trump’s political opponents give him a taste of him own medicine Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Eugene Robinson, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, former aide in the George W. Bush White House Elise Jordan, New York Times reporter Adam Goldman, and Donny Deutsch
May 20, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump shifting his focus to reelection while polls show Americans still fear new coronavirus infections. Plus, new details about Mike Pompeo raise questions about the firing of the State Department inspector general, Trump threatens to withhold federal funding from states as part of an accusation about mail-in voting, and Nancy Pelosi shows she is not afraid to go toe-to-toe with the president Joined by: Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, and former RNC chairman Michael Steele
May 19, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Donald Trump taking hydroxychloroquine despite warnings from experts about its possible risks. Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi discusses what's needed to support frontline workers and those affected by coronavirus, the latest developments in the firing of the State Department's inspector general, and what the new normal on college campuses could look like. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, political strategist Steve Schmidt, and former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards
May 19, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses White House trade adviser Peter Navarro putting the blame on the CDC. Plus, a former CDC director stresses the importance the agency plays in a public health crisis, Trump’s firing of yet another inspector general, and Trump announces that he is taking hydroxychloroquine. Joined by: Global health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former CDC director Dr. Thomas Frieden, former chief of stand for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann
May 15, 2020
Nicolle Wallaces discusses President Trump wanting to reopen the county with or without a vaccine. Plus, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney weighs in on some regions of New York reopening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admits he was wrong to say Obama didn’t leave a pandemic playbook, and a lesson in presidential leadership. Joined by: White House reporter Yamiche Alcindor, director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s hospital Dr. Peter Hotez, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, New York Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, former communications director in the Obama White House Jen Palmieri, and president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton
May 15, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright’s testimony on Capitol Hill warning of the ongoing threat from coronavirus. Plus, developments in the power match between the Attorney General and the judge overseeing the Michael Flynn case, the FBI seizes Senator Richard Burr’s phone in a probe over his stock sales, and the CDC releases reopening guidelines first shelved by the White House. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, New York Times Washington correspondent Mike Schmidt, senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg, former congressman David Jolly, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, and NBC News digital senior White House reporter Shannon Pettypiece
May 13, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the right wing media attacking Dr. Tony Fauci after he testified on Capitol Hill and gave stark warnings about reopening. Plus, Judge Emmet Sullivan tries to check Attorney General Barr’s power grab, the Trump campaign's attempts to court African-American voters, and what the new normal for offices could mean for cities. Joined by: Former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, politics editor for the Daily Beast Sam Stein, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, and MSNBC’s David Gura
May 13, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses top health experts testifying on Capitol Hill where they warned against reopening too fast. Plus, Trump’s efforts to blame Obama, Sen. Mitch McConnell slams Obama for criticizing the Trump administration, and Trump claims credit for governors’ high approval ratings. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former acting solicitor general Neal Katyal, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, and chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude
May 8, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president focused on seeking revenge against political enemies while the country suffers. Plus, unemployment hits its highest rate since the Great Depression, the Vice President’s press secretary tests positive for coronavirus, and Trump says he discussed the Russia investigation on a phone call with Vladimir Putin. Joined by: Washington Post national security reporter Devlin Barrett, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former acting solicitor general Neal Katyal, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University Dr. Irwin Redlener, and former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi
May 7, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Justice Department dropping the criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Plus, Senator Kamala Harris calls on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign, one of Trump’s valets tests positive for coronavirus, and the White House shelves CDC guidelines for reopening. Joined by: New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, California Senator Kamala Harris, former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard, and New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore
May 6, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president suggesting that easing restrictions will mean accepting loss of life. Plus, Jared Kushner’s enlistment of volunteers to help procure medical supplies, a new poll shows Joe Biden growing his lead over Donald Trump, and former President Barack Obama calls out Republicans in Congress for doing the work of Russians. Joined by: Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, political strategist Steve Schmidt, and former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards
May 5, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the whistleblower complaint filed by former HHS official Dr. Rick Bright who claims he was retaliated against for urging caution against hydroxychloroquine. Plus, the White House is discussing winding down its coronavirus task force, and an ad put out by a super PAC gets way under Trump’s skin. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, former Congressman David Jolly, and Independent Senator from Maine Angus King
May 4, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses new reporting that the Trump administration is privately projecting that the cases and death toll from coronavirus will continue to climb. Plus, Trump again criticizes China, former president George W. Bush calls for unity in the fight against the virus, and Trump is still pushing the drug hydroxychloroquine privately. Joined by: Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, global health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, senior correspondent for Boston’s public news station WBUR Kimberly Atkins, Bloomberg Opinion senior columnist Tim O’Brien, and former RNC chairman Michael Steele
May 1, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses over a dozen states reopening in some fashion despite not meeting the 14-day decline in cases guideline set by the coronavirus task force. Plus, the president says he has intelligence regarding the virus's origin in China, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney provides an update on New York and what his state needs, and remembering some of those we've lost to coronavirus. Joined by: Former Obama Health Policy Director Dr. Kavita Patel, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, New York Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, former aide in the George W. Bush White House Elise Jordan, and chairman of the Center for Africa American Studies at Princeton University Edie Glaude
May 1, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump looking to fast track a coronavirus vaccine. Plus, Trump's administration is pushing intel agencies to investigate a conspiracy theory, reports that Trump erupted at campaign staff when he was presented with polling numbers, and the White House tries to rewrite the history of their coronavirus response Joined by: New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health Dr. Anne Rimoin, former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, former FBI general counsel Andrew Weissmann, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, and former communications director in the Obama White House Jen Palmieri
April 29, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses new polling that shows most Americans don’t support reopening without better testing. Plus, Trump’s struggle with showing empathy as the death toll continues to grow, the intelligence community is ordered to investigate whether China hid coronavirus information, and the possible return of baseball this summer. Joined by: Director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston Dr. Peter Hotez, White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, former White House ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, democratic strategist Basil Smikle, associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, and New York Daily News sports columnist Mike Lupica
April 28, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses new reporting that finds Trump was warned at least a dozen times in his Presidential Daily Brief about coronavirus in January and February. Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi weighs in on that reporting, Trump’s new blueprint for testing leaves it up to states, and California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to the challenge of keeping people inside when the weather is warm. Joined by: National security correspondent for the Washington Post Greg Miller, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen
April 27, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the White House's plan to shift its coronavirus messaging toward economic reopening. Plus, Trump allies worry the president’s daily press briefings are hurting him, West Point cadets are forced back on campus for Trump's commencement speech, and a handful of states take steps to reopen businesses. Joined by: Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, global health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, political strategist Steve Schmidt, chief public affairs officer for MoveOn Karine Jean-Pierre, and retired U.S. Army Colonel Jack Jacobs
April 25, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump claiming that his suggestion to ingest disinfectants as a possible virus cure was sarcastic. Plus, a detailed snapshot of how much time the president spends watching television, the state of Georgia starts to reopen some of its businesses, and the president’s feud with the U.S. Postal Service. Joined by: NBC News correspondent Carol Lee, director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston Dr. Peter Hotez, former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, Los Angeles Times White House reporter Eli Stokols, former Congressman David Jolly, president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, and senior correspondent for Boston’s public news station WBUR Kimberly Atkins
April 23, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the public clash between Trump and top government scientists. Plus, the danger of coronavirus disinformation, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he would prefer states to declare bankruptcy than get more relief from the federal government, and there may be a new target in Trump's blame game. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Washington bureau chief for the Associated Press Julie Pace, former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, and White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal Rebecca Ballhaus
April 22, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the varied messages coming out of the White House after the CDC Director warned of a possible second wave of the virus in the winter. Plus, the conservative backers of people protesting social distancing, new reporting on why a top federal doctor was just ousted, and a bipartisan Senate review undercuts the president’s argument that the Russia investigation was a hoax. Joined by: Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University Dr. Irwin Redlener, White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Philip Rucker, former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, former RNC chairman Michael Steele, national political reporter for the Washington Post Robert Costa, and politics editor for the Daily Beast Sam Stein
April 21, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump’s public feud with some of the nation’s governors over testing as others announce they will soon begin reopening their states. Plus, a governor Trump has previously traded barbs with, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, joins us immediately following his meeting with the president. Joined by: Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, former chief of staff for the CIA and the Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude, and associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard
April 21, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the split between governors and Trump as the president offers support for those protesting stay-at-home orders. Plus, Joe Biden’s new ad calling out Trump’s actions towards China, reporting finds Trump was given information from the W.H.O in the early stages of coronavirus, and Trump lashes out at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Joined by: White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, global health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta, NBC News political reporter Vaughn Hillyard, political strategist Steve Schmidt, NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, and senior writer for Politico Jake Sherman
April 17, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump punting the responsibility to reopen the economy back to states. Plus, Dr. Fauci squares off against disinformation, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney says New York needs more support from the federal government in order to recover from coronavirus, and the Texas governor unveils a plan to begin reopening his state. Joined by: Los Angeles Times White House reporter Eli Stokols, MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Lipi Roy, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, former White House aide Elise Jordan, president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, New York Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, and MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake
April 16, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses President Trump eager to reopen the country despite coronavirus testing shortages. Plus, Trump threatens action that even Senator Mitch McConnell objected to, the strain being put on food banks, and some cautious optimism in New York Joined by: Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, NBC News Correspondent Carol Lee, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake, and New York Democratic Congressman Max Rose
April 15, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses President Trump clinging to his May 1st target to reopen the country. Plus, what medical experts say needs to be done in order reopen, Trump’s name appearing on the stimulus checks being sent to millions of Americans for coronavirus relief, and Elizabeth Warren endorses Joe Biden for president. Joined by: White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Philip Rucker, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama Ben Rhodes, director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston Dr. Peter Hotez, senior correspondent for Boston’s public news station WBUR, national political reporter for the Washington Post Robert Costa, former communications director in the Obama White House Jen Palmieri, and Democratic strategist Basil Smikle
April 15, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump’s ongoing tension with governors as the president now says he has total authority to reopen the economy. Plus, Barack Obama endorses his former Vice President in the 2020 election, what steps need to be taken in order to reopen the country, and remembering those we’ve lost to coronavirus. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former RNC chairman Michael Steele, and coronavirus patient Maggie Stern
April 13, 2020
Ari Melber, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses extensive reports of Donald Trump ignoring early coronavirus warnings. Plus, Governor Andrew Cuomo and other east coast governors announce a plan to coordinate reopening their economies, Trump promotes a drug that is unproven to treat coronavirus, and Bernie Sanders endorses Joe Biden. Joined by: New York Times national security report Julian Barnes, New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University Dr. Irwin Redlener, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, American Medical Association president Dr. Patrice Harris, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, and associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard
April 10, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump continuing to signal his hope to reopen the country soon. Plus, Brian Williams speaks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Trump allies raise concern over Trump's long press briefings, and President Obama gives advice to local leaders. Joined by: National security reporter for the Washington Post Matt Zapotosky, MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Lipi Roy, editor-at-large for The Bulwark Charlie Sykes, MSNBC’s Brian Williams, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei, New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay, and president of the National Action Network Rev. Al Sharpton
April 9, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the ongoing tension between Donald Trump and medical experts on when to reopen the country. Plus, Trump’s lengthy coronavirus briefings, the Obama Administration warning of the inevitability of a pandemic, and some glimmers of hope in New York Joined by: Director at the Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University Dr. Irwin Redlener, national political reporter for the Washington Post Robert Costa, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, and NBC News correspondent Kathy Park
April 8, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Donald Trump lashing out at the World Health Organization, the latest target in his blame game. Plus, Senator Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign, Trump’s pattern of removing government watchdogs, and the president says mail-in ballots would hurt Republicans. Joined by: Former Obama White House health policy adviser Dr. Zeke Emanuel, White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Phil Rucker, former Communications Director in the Obama White House Jen Palmieri, MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, Maine Senator Angus King, and political strategist Steve Schmidt
April 7, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses President Trump hearing coronavirus warnings from a close adviser in January. Plus, another inspector general is moved from their position, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigns, and Wisconsin holds a primary in the midst of a pandemic. Joined by: Director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s Hospital Dr. Peter Hotez, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, and NBC News national political correspondent Steve Kornacki
April 6, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses predictions that this will be the worst week yet of coronavirus in the United States. Plus, the 70 days of dysfunction in the White House as the coronavirus crisis grew, former Senator Al Franken weighs in on Trump’s leadership through coronavirus, and the continuing clash between Trump and governors Joined by: former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, Los Angeles Times White House reporter Eli Stokols, NBC News chief global correspondent Bill Neely, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former Democratic Senator Al Franken, and chief public affairs officer for MoveOn Karine Jean-Pierre
April 4, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses how some parts of the United States are still not taking stay-at-home orders seriously enough. Plus, concerns about the coronavirus data coming out of China, the Navy’s dismissal of Captain Brett Crozier, and nurses across the country protest over a shortage of PPE Joined by: New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, director of the national center for disaster preparedness at Columbia University, former deputy national security advisor to President Obama Ben Rhodes, New York Times national security reporter Julian Barnes, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, president of the American Nurses Association Dr. Ernest Grant, and NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla
April 2, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the shortage of ventilators and masks creating a life-threatening crisis for healthcare workers. Plus, the Vice President says the U.S. faces a situation close to Italy, states late to impose stay-at-home orders, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the creation of a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus Joined by: former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, former Baltimore health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, Rome bureau chief for the New York Times Jason Horowitz, MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, and former Congresswoman Donna Edwards
April 1, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump administration's announcement that the best case scenario for coronavirus could result in 100,000 to 240,000 deaths. Plus, Florida governor Ron DeSantis issues a statewide stay-at-home order after mounting pressure, Senator Kamala Harris weighs in on the president’s coronavirus response, and celebrating first responders in New York City Joined by: White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, director of the center for vaccine development at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston Dr. Peter Hotez, senior correspondent for Boston’s public news station WBUR Kimberly Atkins, editor-at-large for the Bulwark Charlie Sykes, California Senator Kamala Harris, NBC News investigative correspondent Tom Winter, and New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay
March 31, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the increasingly dire situation for those on the front lines of the coronavirus effort. Plus, Trump’s ongoing battles with governors, possible cracks in Trump’s base, and his ongoing problem with women who challenge him. Joined by: New York Times investigative unit correspondent Sheri Fink, NBC News national security and pentagon correspondent Courtney Kube, former Obama healthy policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson
March 30, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses President Trump extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April. Plus, stark images in New York City as the USNS Comfort arrives and a field hospital is set up in Central Park, Trump redirects his mistakes back onto the media, and how Europe is handling coronavirus. Joined by: Dr. Leana Wen, White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Philip Rucker, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, NBC News correspondent Gabe Gutierrez, political strategist Steve Schmidt, chief public affairs officer for MoveOn Karine Jean-Pierre, and NBC News correspondent Cal Perry
March 27, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the preparedness of hospitals as the United States now becomes the country with the largest amount of coronavirus cases. Plus, healthcare workers in New York bear the brunt of the region’s response, how vacancies in the White House have effected the handling of the crisis, and governors stepping in the fill leadership void. Joined by: Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, former Obama White House health policy adviser, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, New York Congressmen Greg Meeks and Max Rose, associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard, chair of the Center for African American studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude, and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
March 26, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the number of coronavirus cases in New York overwhelming hospitals. Plus, unemployment claims reach an all time high, the Trump administration ignores advice on pandemics from Obama-era officials, and the Trump campaign threatens legal action over an ad about his coronavirus response. Joined by: NBC News correspondent Rehema Ellis, Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University Dr. Irwin Redlener, former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, New York Times opinion columnist David Leonhardt, former RNC chairman Michael Steele, and former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill
March 25, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the alarming infection rate of the coronavirus in New York and the leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo. Plus, updates from Capitol Hill on what will likely be the biggest emergency relief package in American history, how coronavirus is effecting the rest of the world, and what Obama would do if he was still president. Joined by: former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, physician and clinical assistant professor at NYU Dr. Lipi Roy, editorial board member for the New York Times Mara Gay, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, MSNBC political analyst Steve Schmidt, LA Times White House reporter Eli Stokols, and former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards
March 24, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president's desire to end social distancing as quick as possible to get the economy back up and running. Plus, the number of coronavirus cases in New York skyrockets, the impact of Fox News spreading disinformation, and the Olympics are postponed for a year due to the virus. Joined by: former Vice President Joe Biden, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, Dr. Kavita Patel, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, New York Times media columnist Ben Smith, and New York Daily News sports columnist Mike Lupica
March 24, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Donald Trump being at odds with his health and science advisors. Plus, Trump uses a weekend briefing on coronavirus as an opportunity to air grievances and an update on congressional efforts to stem the economic losses from the crisis. Joined by: Axios national political reporter Jonathan Swan, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Leana Wen, MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake, Congressman Jim Himes, and MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre
March 21, 2020
John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses Illinois, California, and New York imposing statewide stay-at-home orders to combat coronavirus. Plus, Trump attacks a reporter at his latest briefing, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo displays strong leadership, and four senators are under fire for stock sales before the market plunged. Joined by: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Dr. Peter Hotez, WBUR senior correspondent Kimberly Atkins, former congressman David Jolly, and The Daily Beast politics editor Sam Stein.
March 20, 2020
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March 19, 2020
John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the president's shift in tone around the coronavirus threat as his administration proposes a large stimulus. Plus, the Senate votes to pass another aid package and Bernie Sanders reassesses his campaign's path forward. Joined by: New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, former senior White House aide Chris Lu, Dr. Kavita Patel, Dr. Irwin Redlener, MSNBC's David Gura, NBC News correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell, and former campaign manager for President Obama David Plouffe
March 18, 2020
John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses cities taking even more drastic steps to contain the spread of coronavirus. Plus, Trump's change in tone on the virus threat, and three states host 2020 primaries. Joined by: Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, emergency physician Leana Wen, former RNC spokesman Tim Millprer, New York Times op-ed columnist David Leonhardt, MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, White House correspondent for PBS News Hour Yamiche Alcindor, MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake, and NBC News political correspondents Mike Memoli and Shaquille Brewster
March 16, 2020
John Heilemann, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the president announcing new stricter guidelines to slow the spread of coronavirus, as many states and cities take drastic action to protect their residents. Plus, Sanders and Biden make the case for how they would handle this crisis. Joined by: MSNBC's David Gura, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former White House Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain, Princeton University's Eddie Glaude, Director of The National Center for Disaster Preparedness Dr. Irwin Redlener, President and CEO of Voto Latino Maria Teresa Kumar, and politics editor for The Daily Beast Sam Stein
March 13, 2020
Nicolle Wallace reacts to the president's press conference on coronavirus where he discussed the country's next steps in dealing with the spread of the virus. Joined by: Director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness Dr. Irwin Redlener, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez, MSNBC and NBC News national affairs analyst John Heilemann, and Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire *This episode was shortened due to the president's press conference
March 12, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the shock waves being felt across the country due to coronavirus crisis as the number of people infected rises. Plus, how Trump’s Oval Office speech failed to calm investors, a top health official says the testing system is failing, and Congress is negotiating with the White House over a relief package. Joined by: former top State Department official Rick Stengel, Democratic Strategist, Basil Smikle, Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, NBC News correspondent Mike Memoli, MSNBC’s David Gura, physician Dr. Kavita Patel, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, political reporter for the New York Times Nick Confessore, and Congressman Eric Swalwell
March 11, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the World Health Organization declaring coronavirus a pandemic. Plus, how both the White House and Congress are responding to this crisis, Biden wins big in another round of state primaries, and Sanders says he is looking forward to debate Biden. Joined by: infectious disease special Dr. Celine Gounder, MSNBC legal analyst Maya Wiley, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, White House bureau chief at the Washington Post Phil Rucker, MSNBC host Joshua Johnson, NBC News correspondent Mike Memoli, MSNBC national political correspondent Steve Kornacki, and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
March 10, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses fears mounting over the spread of coronavirus as voters in six states head to the polls. Plus, Trump floats economic maneuvers to help offset the impact of coronavirus, and Biden has a testy exchange with an auto worker over the second amendment. Joined by: Move On chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich, chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude, former congressman David Jolly, New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, and CNBC Washington correspondent Eamon Javers
March 9, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump administration's mixed response to the spread of coronavirus. Plus, a handful of congressmen self-quarantine themselves, and Biden and Sanders get ready to face off in the next round of 2020 contests. Joined by: Real Clear Politics associate editor A.B. Stoddard, former congresswoman Donna Edwards, former deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes, Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, NBC News senior business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle, pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Cleveland Clinic Dr. Frank Esper, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, and deputy campaign manager for Bernie Sanders Ari Rabin-Havt
March 6, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the credibility crisis the White House faces as the coronavirus continues to spread. Plus, a federal judge criticizes the attorney general and a new poll shows Joe Biden with a significant lead over Bernie Sanders nationally. Joined by: New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, Princeton University's Eddie Glaude, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, NBC News senior business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle, politics reporter for the Daily Beast Betsy Woodruff Swan, Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, The Bulwark editor-at-large Charlie Sykes, and National Action Network president Reverend Al Sharpton
March 5, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Elizabeth Warren dropping out of the presidential race. Plus, Bernie Sanders reflects on his campaign as he looks forward to a two-man race with Biden, Trump contradicts experts on coronavirus, and says he plans to bring up Hunter Biden and Burisma much more in his reelection campaign. Joined by: WBUR senior Washington news correspondent Kimberly Atkins, LA Times White House reporter Eli Stokols, NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, former DNC senior advisor Doug Thornell, Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa, and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood
March 4, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Joe Biden’s surprising surge on Super Tuesday where he won at least 10 states. Plus, former Mayor Mike Bloomberg drops out of the presidential race and Bernie Sanders puts out an ad using praise from Obama. Joined by: Biden campaign adviser Ron Klain, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, former White House and State Department aide Elise Jordan, MSNBC and NBC News national political correspondent Steve Kornacki, Bloomberg's Campaign Manager Kevin Sheekey, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire
March 3, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the dynamics of the 2020 Democratic race on Super Tuesday, including Biden getting endorsed by former candidates, if Sanders can maintain his delegate lead, Bloomberg appearing on the ballot for the first time, and Warren's new target to attack. Joined by: MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, NBC and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, NBC News political reporters Shaquille Brewster and Mike Memoli, and Eugene Robinson and Ashley Parker of the Washington Post
March 2, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Senator Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg dropping out of the 2020 race and endorsing Joe Biden. Plus, what the Bloomberg campaign predicts for Super Tuesday, and the spread of coronavirus continues in the U.S. Joined by: NBC News correspondents Mike Memoli and Vaughn Hillyard, MSNBC and NBC News national political correspondent Steve Kornacki, New York Times Editorial Board member Mara Gay, former congresswoman Donna Edwards, former congressman David Jolly, Bloomberg senior campaign advisor Tim O'Brien, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, and Director of Global Women's Health at NYU's College of Global Public Health Dr. Tara Shirazian
February 29, 2020
As a bonus for Deadline: White House listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Into America, a new podcast about politics, about policy, and the power that both have in shaping the lives of the American people. It is hosted by Trymaine Lee and features the journalists of NBC News. For the first episode, Trymaine heads to East New York, a community that experienced more stops than any other part of New York City under Former Mayor Bloomberg’s stop and frisk policy. In order to have a real shot at the Democratic nomination, Bloomberg needs the support of Black voters. Days before announcing his candidacy, Bloomberg apologized for the policing tactic. But will his past decision to champion the use of stop and frisk hurt his chances? Subscribe to Into America now: https://link.chtbl.com/7BcTGqT3?sid=description
February 28, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump and his team downplaying the threat of coronavirus as it continues to spread. Plus, the markets see their worst week since the financial crisis, Biden looks poised for a primary win in South Carolina, and whether Bernie Sanders can hold on to his lead. Joined by: Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, chairman for the Center for African-American Studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude, NBC News Correspondent Heidi Przybyla, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former chairman of President Obama's council of economic advisers Austan Goolsbee, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, and National Action Network president Reverend Al Sharpton
February 27, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the reporting that the White House is controlling the messaging coming from the federal government on coronavirus. Plus, markets plunge on virus fears and Biden looks poised to win the South Carolina primary but there are concerns over his success on Super Tuesday. Joined by: infectious disease specialist Dr. Celine Gounder, former congressman David Jolly, MSNBC Legal analyst Maya Wiley, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, Congressman Eric Swalwell, NBC News senior business correspondent Stephanie Ruhle, and Washington Post national political reporter Robert Costa
February 26, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump administration's response to the growing threat of Coronavirus and how privately Trump is furious about the markets sliding. Plus, Joe Biden has a strong debate performance ahead of the primary in South Carolina, Pete Buttigieg signals a warning to the Democratic field, and the president's war on the rule of law gets even darker. Joined by: campaign director at the Center for American Progress Action Fund Juanita Tolliver, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, and NBC News correspondent Vaughn Hillyard
February 25, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the state of the 2020 Democratic primary race one week out from Super Tuesday. Plus, officials warn of coronavirus spreading in the U.S., Trump attacks two Supreme Court justices by tweet, and what to expect from Bloomberg at tonight's Democratic debate. Joined by: NBC and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, former Congresswoman Donna Edwards, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, former White House and State Department aide Elise Jordan, Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, and former FBI general counsel Andrew Weissmann
February 24, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the conviction of Harvey Weinstein on two criminal sex counts. Plus, the Democratic party has to reckon with Bernie Sanders rising after he wins big in Nevada, Biden will receive an endorsement from a top South Carolina Democrat ahead of that state's primary, and new reporting of Trump compiling a list of people in government who he feels are not loyal. Joined by: NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, host of MSNBC’s “The Beat” Ari Melber, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, New York Times investigative reporter Megan Twohey, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, and Axios national political reporter Jonathan Swan
February 21, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump getting angry that Democrats were told Russia is interfering in the 2020 election to get him re-elected. Plus, the president's search for an ally to oversee the nation's intelligence agencies, Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from NDAs, and U.S. officials tell the Sanders campaign Russia is also trying to help his campaign. Joined by: politics editor for The Root Jason Johnson, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, New York Times national security reporter Adam Goldman, former U.S. attorney Joyce Vance, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, senior writer for Politico Jake Sherman, Democratic strategist Joel Payne, NPR's Maria Hinojosa, and president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton
February 20, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone getting sentenced to over 3 years in prison. Plus, the Democratic candidates spent a lot of time attacking each other at the debate but not Donald Trump, Warren's strong debate performance, and Trump's erroneous belief leads him to fire an intel chief. Joined by: former federal prosecutor Glenn Kirschner, Phil Rucker and Robert Costa of the Washington Post, former CIA Director John Brennan, former acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, former White House aide Elise Jordan, former State Department official Rick Stengel, and Voto Latino president and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar
February 19, 2020
Nicolle Wallace looks ahead to tonight's Democratic debate where Michael Bloomberg will take the stage for the first time. Plus, Bernie Sanders says he won't release more medical records, Roger Stone is set to be sentenced tomorrow, and Trump continues his post-impeachment revenge tour. Joined by: MSNBC and NBC News national affairs analyst John Heilemann, former Congresswoman Donna Edwards, MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, Real Clear Politics associate editor A.B. Stoddard, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, Bloomberg campaign senior advisor Tim O'Brien, and former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi
February 18, 2020
John Heilemann and Chris Matthews, in for Nicolle Wallace, discuss Michael Bloomberg qualifying for the next Democratic primary debate as new polls show him surging but Bernie Sanders holding his lead. Plus, Trump commutes the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Blagojevich, and continues to attack legal cases on Twitter despite his attorney general's warning. Joined by: editor of the Nevada Independent Jon Ralston, former White House Communications Director Jen Palmieri, New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich, former deputy assistant attorney general Harry Litman, NBC News correspondent Carol Lee, The Daily Beast politics reporter Betsy Woodruff Swan, and chief White House correspondent for the New York Times Peter Baker.
February 17, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the over 2,000 former DOJ officials calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign. Plus, former Vice President Joe Biden weighs in on the Justice Department and his current standing in the 2020 race, and Bloomberg faces new criticism as his campaign enters a new phase. Joined by: former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former FBI general counsel Andrew Weissmann, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Vice President and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden, editorial board member for the New York Times Mara Gay, and The Bulwark editor-at-large Charlie Sykes
February 14, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses attorney general Bill Barr reopening the investigation intro Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Plus, the DOJ drops its case against former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, Trump using the Justice Department for his political gain, and Bernie Sanders sets his sights on Super Tuesday. Joined by: Washington Post reporter Matt Zapotosky, NBC News correspondent Carol Lee, former U.S. attorney Joyce Vance, former chief spokesman for the Department of Justice Matt Miller, GOP strategist Rick Wilson, politics editor for The Daily Beast Sam Stein, NBC News' Shaquille Brewster, politics editor for The Root Jason Johnson, and national editor for The Cook Political Report Amy Walter
February 13, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the continued fallout from Trump testing the rule of law after he was acquitted in the impeachment trial. Plus, Trump's former chief of staff stands up for Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the latest back-and-forth between Trump and Bloomberg, and the culinary union in Nevada makes a surprising endorsement in the 2020 race. Joined by: Washington Post reporter Robert Costa, NBC News correspondent Carol Lee, former assistant for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former FBI general counsel Andrew Weissmann, former managing editor for TIME Magazine Rick Stengel, former White House communications director Jen Palmieri, president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, and MSNBC's Garrett Haake
February 12, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the four prosecutors on Roger Stone's case who resigned in protest as Trump doesn't deny a possible pardon for Stone. Plus, the president targets Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman again, and what the results from the New Hampshire primary mean for the 2020 race. Joined by: NBC and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, White House Reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, former U.S. attorney Chuck Rosenberg, NBC News correspondent Carol Lee, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, former White House and State Department aide Elise Jordan, former congresswoman Donna Edwards, and former RNC spokesman Tim Miller
February 11, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the sense of urgency among the Democrats with the New Hampshire primary underway. Plus, a leaked tape forces Bloomberg to address his past and prosecutors working on Roger Stone's case resign after senior Justice Department officials intervened. Joined by: MSNBC host Katy Tur, NBC News correspondent Vaughn Hillyard, Alexi McCammond and Jonathan Swan of Axios, MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, former congressman David Jolly, The Root politics editor Jason Johnson, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, and Biden campaign adviser Ron Klain
February 10, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the state of the 2020 race a day before the New Hampshire primary. Plus, Trump taking revenge on those whom he feels are not loyal, the attorney general working with Rudy Giuliani to carry out investigations the Ukrainian government wouldn't, and a new Democratic campaign ad uses Trump's own words against him. Joined by: NBC News Correspondent Vaughn Hillyard, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, New York Times Editorial Board member Mara Gay, Center for American Progress Action Fund campaign director Juanita Tolliver, NBC and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, and senior writer for Politico Jake Sherman
February 7, 2020
Nicolle Wallace looks ahead to next week’s New Hampshire primary as a new poll shows Pete Buttigieg surging. Plus, a Trump political appointee comes out in support of a 2020 Democratic candidate, the president looks to seek revenge against national security officials who testified in the impeachment investigation, and Sanders attacks Bloomberg over his wealth Joined by: Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report, politics editor for The Root Jason Johnson, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, The Bulwark editor-at-large Charlie Sykes, and senior Washington correspondent for Politico Anna Palmer
February 6, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses an emboldened president where Trump attacked the Justice Department, sitting senators, and the Speaker of the House. Plus, the DNC calls for a recanvassing of the Iowa results, and a congressman weighs in on protecting our upcoming election from foreign interference. Joined by: White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, NBC and MSNBC National Affairs Analyst John Heilemann, formal General Counsel at the FBI Andrew Weismann, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, former managing editor for TIME Magazine Rick Stengel, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla, and California congressman Eric Swalwell
February 4, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the fallout from the failure of the Iowa Democratic Party to release the results of the Iowa Caucuses last night, as we look ahead to them releasing partial results today. Joined by: former Senator Claire McCaskill, politics editor for The Root Jason Johnson, Move On chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former assistant director for counterintelligence Frank Figliuzzi, and NBC News' Steve Kornacki, Ali Vitali, Mike Memoli, Cal Perry, Shaquille Brewster and Vaughn Hillyard
February 3, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the official start of the 2020 presidential race as the first votes are about to be cast in Iowa. Plus, the Senate impeachment trial winds down as one senator calls to censure the president, and why Bloomberg is getting under Donald Trump's skin. Joined by: NBC and MSNBC National Affairs Analyst John Heilemann, former Congresswoman Donna Edwards, New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, NBC News' Jonathan Allen, The Daily Beast politics reporter Betsy Woodruff Swan, Bloomberg 2020 senior advisor Tim O'Brien, and Washington Post's Robert Costa
January 28, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump defense team wrapping up their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial as calls grow to hear from witnesses. Plus, Trump's former chief of staff says he believes John Bolton, the possible downsides of an executive privilege claim, and the impact impeachment is having in Iowa. Joined by: former Senator Claire McCaskill, former senior FBI official Chuck Rosenberg, MSNBC Legal Analyst Maya Wiley, former assistant director for counter intelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, Robert Costa and Ashley Parker of the Washington Post, former federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, and MSNBC's Katy Tur
January 27, 2020
Lesson one: win Iowa. An astounding number of Democrats and Republicans won their party's nomination after winning first in the Iowa caucuses—but America's first battleground hasn't always been a priority for campaigns. Jimmy Carter was the first to realize that a win there could propel a candidate into the national spotlight. Chris Matthews examines Carter's approach to the 1972 campaign with Gerry Rafshoon, who handled political advertising for the candidate, and veteran journalist Judy Woodruff, who covered the campaign in her early years with NBC.
January 20, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president's defense strategy on the eve of the impeachment trial beginning in the Senate. Plus, a standoff between the intelligence community and Congress, Giuliani's associate Lev Parnas calls for the attorney general to recuse himself, and the New York Times Editorial Board chooses to endorse two candidates in the Democratic primary. Joined by: White House reporter for the Associated Press Jonathan Lemire, former Congresswoman Donna Edwards, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, NBC News Correspondent Heidi Przybyla, former Chief of Staff at the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former Congressman David Jolly, member of the New York Times Editorial Board Mara Gay, and campaign director at the Center for American Progress Action Fund Juanita Tolliver
January 17, 2020
Peter Alexander, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the Trump team prepping for the nearing Senate impeachment trial. Plus, more details emerge around the removal of Ambassador Yovanovitch, the senators who will have to juggle the impeachment trial with running for president, and Trump's shocking treatment of military leaders. Joined by: NBC News Correspondent Carol Lee, senior writer for Politico Jake Sherman, former U.S. attorney Chuck Rosenberg, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, Democratic strategist Joel Payne, president of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, and former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi
January 16, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Senate being sworn in as jurors in the impeachment trial. Plus, a nonpartisan government watchdog finds Trump violated the law by withholding aid to Ukraine, and Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas further implicates attorney general Bill Barr and Congressman Devin Nunes in the Ukraine scandal. Joined by: former managing editor for TIME Magazine Rick Stengel, former Obama White House communications director Jen Palmieri, politics editor for The Root Jason Johnson, White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, former U.S. attorney Chuck Rosenberg, former White House aide Elise Jordan, and MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake
January 15, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses incriminating new evidence around the president’s involvement in the pressure campaign against Ukraine. Plus, Speaker Pelosi’s impeachment strategy as she announces the impeachment mangers, and a new book paints a picture of Trump as uninformed and unstable. Joined by: New York Times political reporter Nick Confessore, former U.S. attorney Joyce Vance, Republican strategist Rick Wilson, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, MSNBC Correspondent Garrett Haake, Politico senior Washington correspondent Anna Palmer, Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, and New York Times Magazine chief national correspondent Mark Leibovich
January 14, 2020
Peter Alexander, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the House announcing a vote will take place tomorrow to move the articles to the Senate. Plus, a cybersecurity firm says Russia hacked into the Ukrainian gas company Burisma, and the shifting dynamics of the 2020 race as we look ahead to the last debate before the Iowa caucuses. Joined by: former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, The Daily Beast politics reporter Betsy Woodruff-Swan, NBC News Correspondent Heidi Przybyla, The Bulwark editor-at-large Charlie Sykes, senior writer for Politico Jake Sherman, MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, and NBC and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann.
January 13, 2020
Peter Alexander, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses the shifting explanations for the strike against Qassem Soleimani. Plus, new reporting finds Trump authorized the killing of Soleimani 7 months ago, the president's mixed messages on impeachment, and new friction between Senators Sanders and Warren on the 2020 campaign trail.  Joined by: NBC News Correspondent Carol Lee, senior correspondent for WBUR Kim Atkins, White House reporter for the LA Times Eli Stokols, Phil Rucker and Robert Costa of the Washington Post, former congressman David Jolly, and NBC and MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann
January 10, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the mixed messages coming from Trump and his team on the threat that led to the killing of Soleimani. Plus, Speaker Pelosi readies the articles of impeachment to be sent to the Senate as early as next week, another attempt by Trump to show wrongdoing by the FBI comes up fruitless, and Bloomberg says he will continue to campaign against Trump even if he is not the Democratic nominee Joined by: Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, Politico senior Washington correspondent Anna Palmer, former under secretary of state in the Obama administration Rick Stengel, MoveOn chief public affairs officer Karine Jean-Pierre, National Action Network president Reverend Al Sharpton, former acting U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal, MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake, former U.S. attorney Joyce Vance, and Vanity Fair national correspondent Emily Jane Fox
January 9, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the House voting to limit Trump’s power to take military action in the wake of the deadly strike against Iran’s General Soleimani. Plus, Speaker Pelosi says she will keep holding the articles of impeachment but not indefinitely, and the Trump administration seeks to delay disclosing Secret Service spending until after the election    Joined by: NBC News Correspondent Heidi Przybyla, Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude, Washington Post White House correspondent Anne Gearan, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, senior writer for Politico Jake Sherman, Congressman Ted Lieu, and Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold
January 8, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump backing away from further conflict with Iran. Plus, a Republican senator is angry with the intelligence briefing senators received on the strike on Soleimani, and Trump accuses the Obama administration of funding the Iranian missiles that were fired last night. Joined by: White House Reporter for the Associated Press Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, columnist for the Washington Post Eugene Robinson, associate editor for Real Clear Politics A.B. Stoddard, Retired Four Star General Barry McCaffrey, Congressman Eric Swalwell, and deputy national security advisor to President Obama Ben Rhodes
January 7, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump administration's differing explanations and messages on new issues stemming from the killing of Iranian General Soleimani. Plus, Senator Mitch McConnell says he has the votes to move ahead with the impeachment trial without witnesses, and Joe Biden lashes out at Trump's foreign policy. Joined by: Former White House and State Department aide Elise Jordan, former TIME Magazine managing editor Rick Stengel, former assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, Politico senior writer Jake Sherman, New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler
January 6, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses former national security advisor John Bolton announcing he will testify in the impeachment trial if he is subpoenaed. Plus, tensions are rising in the Middle East as Trump threatens to strike Iranian cultural sites, and new reporting on the intelligence that led to the strike that killed Soleimani. Joined by: NBC News correspondent Carol Lee, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former Chief of Staff at the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, former Department of Justice prosecutor Andrew Weissmann, former Republican strategist Steve Schmidt, and New York Times Editorial Board member Mara Gay
January 3, 2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump administration's military operation that killed top Iranian General Soleimani. Plus, members of Congress say they weren't consulted before the strike, and a judge rules Giuliani's associate Lev Parnas can provide Congress with data originally seized by federal prosecutors. Joined by: Retired Four Star General Barry McCaffrey, former Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Brett McGurk, former CIA Director John Brennan, NBC News Correspondents Carol Lee and Courtney Kube, The Root politics editor Jason Johnson, Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, and former congressman David Jolly
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