Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.
Day 150: Biden warns the unvaccinated against the dangers of Covid variant
With the president trying to get the nation to 70% of adults vaccinated by July 4, he warned those who have not gotten the shot about the Delta variant of Covid. Meanwhile, the Feds have released even more disturbing video of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot as Republicans continue to praise Trump at a religious conservative conference. We discuss that and more with Shannon Pettypiece, Frank Figliuzzi, Keith Mayes, Bill Kristol, Al Franken, and Jon Meacham.
Day 149: Is the ice thawing on Biden's frozen agenda?
With tiny agreements potentially happening on voting rights legislation and the makings of a bipartisan infrastructure bill seeming to take shape, it's looking a bit more likely the president could see more of his agenda passed. Plus, Biden signs the law making Juneteenth a federal holiday. We discuss all of it and more with Philip Rucker, Joyce Vance, Lisa Lerer, Don Calloway, Mark McKinnon, and Michael Beschloss.
Day 148: What Biden got from his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
With the Biden-Putin summit now history, what did the two leaders get from their hours-long meeting together? We discuss that and much more with Jonathan Lemire, Claire McCaskill, Julia Ioffe, Richard Haass, Eugene Robinson, and Mike Murphy.
Day 147: With Biden hours from meeting Putin, news breaks of new legal woe for Trump
The president has arrived in Geneva for his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin. Meanwhile, newly revealed emails revealed a last ditch scheme, described by one Trump-era DOJ official as 'pure insanity,' by the former president and his allies to pressure the Justice Department into supporting wild election conspiracy theories before Biden's inauguration. MSNBC's Brian Williams is joined by Peter Baker, Melissa Murray, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Jason Johnson, Matthew Dowd, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.
Day 146: Trump's shadow hangs over Biden's foreign trip & Biden's DOJ
Global headlines confirm NATO allies were relieved with a very normal meeting with the American president, but Trump's brash and controversial foreign policy still hangs heavily over Biden's first overseas trip. Plus, how real is the threat to voting rights in America and what do you need to know about the Covid Delta variant? We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Barbara McQuade, Rick Stengel, Cornell Belcher, A.B. Stoddard, and Dr. Vin Gupta.
Day 143: Democrats demand answers about Trump-era DOJ data seizures
Democrats are demanding answers from the Justice Department and testimony from former Trump officials after a New York Times report revealed Trump's DOJ seized data on House Intelligence Cmte. Democrats, their aides, and their families. MSNBC's Brian Williams discusses that and much more with Daniel Goldman, Susan Page, Eugene Daniels, Juanita Tolliver, Tim Miller, and Timothy Snyder.