Report: McConnell doesn't have votes to block witnesses
In this episode of "The Beat," MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber breaks down the key highlights from Trump's defense team, and the latest developments in the fight for witnesses. House Impeachment Manager Jerry Nadler joins Melber, and breaks news as he calls for the latest witnesses.
INTRODUCING: So You Wanna Be President? with Chris Matthews
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.
The Beat Breakdown: Trump on Trial | Ari Melber breaks down the impeachment trial and interviews top GOP lawmaker
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber breaks down the key moments from the impeachment trial, and is joined by Republican Congressmen Mark Meadows.
'Toxic mess': Clash at impeachment trial over what Trump knew
In this “The Beat Breakdown: Trump on Trial”, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports the key moments from the Democrats case against Trump, including showing key evidence that aligns with Rep. Adam Schiff’s dramatic closing. Melber also shows how Democrats are arguing Trump obstructed Congress, and the limits of a new Trump defense from Sen. Graham that carries echoes of the sitcom “Seinfeld.”
In this “The Beat Breakdown: Trump on Trial”, the second day of opening arguments from the prosecution, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber breaks down the key moments, escalating tensions and one Democratic Senator’s challenge to her colleagues, which overlaps with Lizzo’s 2019 hit. (MSNBC Digital Exclusive.)