Friday, Nov 30


From Russia with Love: Trump sought business in Moscow for years


What can we learn from Trump's past efforts to do business in Russia in the wake of Michael Cohen's guilty plea deal with Robert Mueller? David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post reacts.


Legal experts: Cohen claims on Trump are 'enormous' & 'criminal'


How big of a deal is the latest Cohen bombshell legally for this president? We talk about what could come next from Mueller with Jeremy Bash & Frank Figluizzi.

Lawrence: Clock may have started ticking on Donald Trump tonight


Lawrence O'Donnell talks with Rachel Maddow about the potential liability Donald Trump faces if his written answers to Robert Mueller's questions align with the lies Michael Cohen now admits to telling.

Cohen guilty plea decision made in past two weeks: Vanity Fair


Emily Jane Fox, senior reporter for Vanity Fair, talks with Rachel Maddow about the timing of Michael Cohen's new guilty plea and whether it correlates with other developments in the Robert Mueller case.

Cohen admission of lying to Congress prompts review of others


Rep. Jim Himes of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about Michael Cohen's admission that he lied in his testimony to Congress, and what that means in terms of re-examining the testimony of other witnesses in the…

Cohen knowledge a 'very dangerous threat' to Trump


Anthony Cormier, reporter for Buzzfeed, talks with Rachel Maddow about his reporting on the Michael Cohen and the Trump Organization's pursuit of a Trump Tower Moscow project well into the 2016 campaign, and the threat Cohen's cooperation…

Trump cancels Putin meeting after Cohen admits he lied about Moscow project


After Michael Cohen’s latest confession, Trump is retreating and tweeting at the G20. David Corn tells Lawrence Trump is "compromised" and can no longer do his job because of his baggage with Putin. Ben Rhodes also joins.

Figliuzzi: If Cohen's truthful, it's the definition of kompromat


MSNBC Analyst & FBI veteran Frank Figliuzzi explains that, if the claims fmr. Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has made in his guilty plea deal to Robert Mueller, it would likely mean Trump was compromised to Russia during the 2016 campaign.

Cohen pleads guilty & says Trump had a role in Moscow Tower plan


Cohen takes a deal with Mueller saying he lied out of 'loyalty' as Trump lashes out and cancels a meeting with Putin during his trip to Argentina. What does this legal bombshell mean for Trump? Emily Jane Fox, Frank Figliuizzi, Maya Wiley,…

Lawrence: Trump's obsession with fame, money, & sex led us here

Lawrence O'Donnell explains how Donald Trump's current legal jeopardy from the Mueller investigation can be traced to his "reckless pursuits" of fame, money and sex.


Cohen plea shocker exposes Trump camp lies about Russia dealings


Rachel Maddow reports on Michael Cohen's surprise new plea deal with Robert Mueller and what it tells us about Donald Trump's relationship with Russia during the 2016 campaign while Russia was attacking the U.S. election to help Trump.


Trump org. planned to give Putin a penthouse: Buzzfeed

The Trump Organization was planning to give Russian President Vladimir Putin a penthouse in Trump Tower in return for the Moscow Project, reports Buzzfeed.

Rep. Swalwell: We have 'pages of lies' of Trump camp. witnesses

"Pages of lies" from transcripts of Trump campaign witnesses are sitting in the basement of the Capitol, says Rep. Eric Swalwell, "protected by Chairman [Devin Nunes].

Neal Katyal: This is the beginning of the end for Trump


The former solicitor general says in light of Michael Cohen's revelations, Democrats have no choice but to consider impeachment.

Sen. Blumenthal: Cohen Spilling secrets should 'rattle' Trump Jr.

Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal joins Ari Melber to discuss the latest advancement in the Mueller probe: former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen’s guilty plea, which reveals that someone inside the Trump Organization was actively doing…

Exposed: Trump planned to give Putin Moscow Penthouse, BuzzFeed


A bombshell BuzzFeed News report alleges the Trump Organization planned to give Russian President Vladimir Putin the $50 million penthouse in Trump Tower Moscow. MSNBC's Chris Hayes, joins Ari Melber to discuss.

Matthews: When will Trump stop denying the Russia connection?


Chris says from the beginning, Trump has denied any involvement with Trump Tower Moscow and the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, coined by Chris as a “Tale of Two Towers.”


Michael Cohen’s friend: He'll expose Trump’s 'criminal enterprise'


Friend of Michael Cohen, Donny Deutsch, joins Ari Melber to discuss a Mueller probe bombshell: Michael Cohen pleading guilty to lying to Congress about a Trump Tower project in Moscow. The guilty plea is the first public evidence that…

Cohen bombshell confession: I reached out to Kremlin & Trump knew


Special Counsel Mueller names "Trump family member" in a new Michael Cohen charge. Michael Cohen has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about a Trump Tower project in Moscow. Ari Melber breaks down how this is the first public evidence…

John Kasich: People are hungering for an end to the chaos

Chris talks to Governor John Kasich on what can loosen Trump’s grip on the Republican voter.

Trump biographer says Trump’s denials won’t continue to work


A few hours before the Cohen news broke, Trump was already tweeting unfounded accusations against Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Trump biographer David Cay Johnston says that Trump’s game of “denial and distraction and muddy the waters…

Rep. Castro calls Cohen lying ‘the tip of the iceberg’


Why would Michael Cohen commit a felony to cover up his Trump’s dealings with Russia during the election? Congressman Castro calls the latest news the tip of the iceberg.


A tale of two Trump Towers


Former CIA, DoD Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash, former DOJ chief spokesman Matt Miller, Bloomberg's Tim O'Brien & Donny Deutsch discuss connections between Russia and the Trump org.

"The tip of the iceberg": How much damage Michael Cohen can do to Donald Trump


Donny Deutsch, Vanity Fair’s Emily Jane Fox, and Bloomberg’s Tim O’Brien discuss the motive behind Michael Cohen's guilty plea. his deep ties to the Trump organization and the risk he poses to Trump

Rep. Swalwell: Nunes protecting "pages of lies" from other witnesses tied to Trump


Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), a member of the Intel committee, reacts to Michael Cohen pleading guilty to lying to Congress and suggests the top Republican on the committee may be protecting other witnesses who may have lied to Congress

Thursday, Nov 29


2020 Vision: Warren trails Biden, Sanders in Massachusetts poll


In the latest UMass Amherst poll, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) falls behind Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in top contenders for 2020 picks.

Rosenstein still in charge of Mueller probe as Cohen pleads guilty, further imperils Trump


NYT's Michael Schmidt, former FBI assistant director Frank Figliuzzi & former DOJ spokesman Matt Miller on the significance of Michael Cohen pleading guilty to lying to Congress about Trump and Russia

How different would the world be if Trump lost the 2016 election?


Tonight, Chuck is obsessed with how different life would be if Donald Trump had lost in 2016.

Michael Cohen lied to Congress. Who else did?


Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), future Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says there is "no way for us to know" if Michael Cohen lied to Congress about other things besides Trump Tower Moscow.

Rep. Schiff: Prime concern is Russian 'financial leverage' over Trump


Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) tells Chuck his concerns about supposed Trump financial dealings with Russia.