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Top presidential historian on Trump’s legacy: ‘He was largely responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans who did not need to die’

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss told MSNBC that President Donald Trump’s legacy will always be tied to the catastrophic COVID-19 death toll in the US. “Donald Trump is not going to change the record. He was largely responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans who did not need […]
Top presidential historian on Trump’s legacy: ‘He was largely responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans who did not need to die’
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Joe Scarborough rips into Facebook in a nearly 7-minute tirade: ‘Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are only interested in protecting their billions’

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough went on a nearly seven-minute tirade against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg on Wednesday morning. Scarborough accused Facebook of being a home for extremism, saying that Zuckerberg’s comments in the wake of the George Floyd protests have been “disingenuous” and Facebook needs to be […]
Joe Scarborough rips into Facebook in a nearly 7-minute tirade: ‘Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are only interested in protecting their billions’
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Bernie Sanders condemns his supporters’ ‘ugly, personal attacks’ against Elizabeth Warren after his disappointing Super Tuesday performance

When this week’s Super Tuesday results came in, many Bernie Sanders supporters were surprised and disappointed by his lacklustre performance. His supporters took to social media to express their outrage, blaming fellow candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren for not dropping out of the race and splitting critical progressive votes. Supporters online […]
Bernie Sanders condemns his supporters’ ‘ugly, personal attacks’ against Elizabeth Warren after his disappointing Super Tuesday performance
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‘Um, that was a lot to take in’: ‘Hardball’ co-host Steve Kornacki was completely stunned when Chris Matthews announced his retirement without warning

MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who anchored the primetime show “Hardball,” abruptly announced his retirement at the top of Monday night’s program. It appears that no one on the show, including Steve Kornacki, who often co-hosts the program from its New York headquarters, knew Matthews was about to announce his retirement. […]
‘Um, that was a lot to take in’: ‘Hardball’ co-host Steve Kornacki was completely stunned when Chris Matthews announced his retirement without warning
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‘Barr had to have known everything’: Giuliani associate Lev Parnas alleges AG Barr was ‘basically on the team’ to pressure Ukraine

Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian associate of President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that Attorney General William Barr was intricately aware of Trump’s pressure campaign in Ukraine. Trump withheld nearly $US400 million in military aid and a White House meeting for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky while trying […]
‘Barr had to have known everything’: Giuliani associate Lev Parnas alleges AG Barr was ‘basically on the team’ to pressure Ukraine
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These are the NBC executives who allegedly tried to shut down the Harvey Weinstein story and are still at the company

Ronan Farrow’s award-winning October 2017 report on multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault against high-profile film executive Harvey Weinstein is credited with shaking Hollywood and bringing the #MeToo movement into the mainstream. However, in a book detailing his months of reporting, Farrow wrote that the story almost didn’t see […]
These are the NBC executives who allegedly tried to shut down the Harvey Weinstein story and are still at the company
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Here’s who will be onstage for the tonight’s Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post, what time it will start, and how to watch

Ten 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for the fifth Democratic primary debate, which MSNBC and the Washington Post will co-host tonight, November 20, 2019. In order to qualify for the November debate, candidates need both 165,000 individual donors and to earn either 3% in four DNC-approved national polls or […]
Here’s who will be onstage for the tonight’s Democratic debate hosted by MSNBC and the Washington Post, what time it will start, and how to watch
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Trump gloats after MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell apologised and retracted a claim that Trump had loans backed by Russian billionaires

President Donald Trump in tweets on Thursday attacked the MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, who earlier apologised for reporting that Trump’s Deutsche Bank loans had been guaranteed by Russian oligarchs. “Crazy Lawrence O’Donnell, who has been calling me wrong from even before I announced my run for the Presidency … was […]
Trump gloats after MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell apologised and retracted a claim that Trump had loans backed by Russian billionaires
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Stacy Abrams comes to Joe Biden’s defence amid controversies surrounding women

Former Georgia gubernational candidate Stacey Abrams defended Joe Biden on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” in light of allegations that the former Vice President inappropriately touched women. “The responsibility of leaders is to not be perfect but to be accountable, to say, ‘I’ve made a mistake. I understand it and here’s what […]
Stacy Abrams comes to Joe Biden’s defence amid controversies surrounding women
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The Coast Guard lieutenant whom prosecutors are accusing of plotting a mass terror attack Googled his alleged targets and whether there’d be ‘civil war’ if Trump is impeached

A Coast Guard lieutenant who prosecutors accuse of plotting a mass terror attack Googled his targets and whether they might have security protection, according to court documents seen by INSIDER. Christopher Hasson, 49, was arrested February 15. Prosecutors say he kept a stockpile of guns and hundreds of rounds of […]
The Coast Guard lieutenant whom prosecutors are accusing of plotting a mass terror attack Googled his alleged targets and whether there’d be ‘civil war’ if Trump is impeached
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‘I think he’s scared’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Trump’s criticism of socialism in the State of the Union

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night and said his criticism of socialism indicated he’s scared of her popularity. After condemning Venezuela’s authoritarian government, Trump slammed “new calls to adopt socialism in our country,” apparently referring to Ocasio-Cortez’s brand of democratic socialism. […]
‘I think he’s scared’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez celebrates Trump’s criticism of socialism in the State of the Union
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MSNBC host says the US is facing another government shutdown because right-wing media ‘scared’ Trump

MSNBC host Ari Melber suggested President Donald Trump dove head-first into a government shutdown because he “got scared” amid pressure from high-profile conservative personalities. Conservative-leaning personalities have widely excoriated Trump in recent weeks for failing to deliver on his promise to build a wall on the US-Mexico border. Melber’s remarks […]
MSNBC host says the US is facing another government shutdown because right-wing media ‘scared’ Trump
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7 times MSNBC hosts publicly apologised in 2018

MSNBC, America’s second most-watched network on basic cable, had a few slips to apologise for this year. The network, popular for its political news coverage, had to confront old homophobic posts by leading anchor Joy Reid, comments by some of its guests, and a premature graphic that gave Florida gubernatorial […]
7 times MSNBC hosts publicly apologised in 2018
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‘Morning Joe’ hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough secretly married over the weekend and fans are congratulating the couple

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough are co-hosts on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” They announced their engagement in 2017. They secretly married in the National Archives on Saturday during a small ceremony. “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough secretly married Saturday. Brzezinski, 51, and Scarborough, 55, tied the knot in […]
‘Morning Joe’ hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough secretly married over the weekend and fans are congratulating the couple
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New York Times opinion writer Bari Weiss slammed for questioning whether sexual assault should disqualify Kavanaugh from Supreme Court

New York Times opinion writer and editor Bari Weiss was criticised online Tuesday after questioning whether sexual-assault accusations should disqualify Judge Brett Kavanaugh from serving on the Supreme Court. Weiss, a conservative, said she believed the allegations against Kavanaugh – allegations he’s aggressively denied. But she argued they may not […]
New York Times opinion writer Bari Weiss slammed for questioning whether sexual assault should disqualify Kavanaugh from Supreme Court
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One of the biggest innovations in cable news history is a result of 9/11

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks ushered in many changes in American life. One of the lesser-known changes was that the attacks prompted news networks to introduce the scrolling news ticker at the bottom of their screens. The news ticker quickly became a staple of the news-watching experience, but also […]
One of the biggest innovations in cable news history is a result of 9/11
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Hillary Clinton: Trump’s blaming of ‘zero-tolerance,’ family-separation policy on Democrats is an ‘outright lie’

Hillary Clinton spoke out Monday against President Donald Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy. Trump has blamed the policy on Democrats, something Clinton called “an outright lie.” Clinton also criticised Republican officials who have invoked religion in defending the policy, condemning “those who selectively use the Bible to justify this cruelty.” Hillary […]
Hillary Clinton: Trump’s blaming of ‘zero-tolerance,’ family-separation policy on Democrats is an ‘outright lie’
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Bill Gates says Trump asked him the difference between HIV and HPV

In a never-before-seen video posted by MSNBC, Bill Gates says that President Donald Trump asked him the difference between HIV and HPV. MSNBC host Chris Hayes says that Trump asked Gates this twice: Once at their meeting in 2017, and again at their meeting in 2018. HPV is a very […]
Bill Gates says Trump asked him the difference between HIV and HPV
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MSNBC reverses course, rehires contributor ousted for Roman Polanski joke

MSNBC decided to rehire Sam Seder, an occasional on-air personality, after cutting ties with him earlier this week. A far-right activist had resurfaced a tweet in which Seder sarcastically joked about Roman Polanski. MSNBC reversed its decision not to renew the contract of a progressive political commentator and comedy writer. […]
MSNBC reverses course, rehires contributor ousted for Roman Polanski joke
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