Week in Review President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, entered into a cooperation agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller and pleaded guilty to reduced charges stemming from his political consulting work in Ukraine. Manafort was set to face a second trial after being convicted last month on bank and […]
Washington Brief Confirmation prospects for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, are murky after Christine Ford, a California professor, accused the judge of assaulting her in the early 1980s. Ford’s attorney said this morning that her client would be willing to testify before Congress as the Senate Judiciary […]
The Texas board of education voted to remove Hillary Clinton and Helen Keller from history lessons. Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle are joined by Texas government reporter Lauren McGaughy to explain who is in and who is out and how this could happen in other states.
Unless you’re a political junkie, it’s not easy keeping track of the seats up for election. Here’s why midterm elections and chamber control matters.
We are 50 days away from midterms and some of the GOP’s biggest donors are fleeing the party. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down whether or not it is too late to swing the party.
After releasing a document showing a $10 million transfer from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) argues the funds are being taken away from storm preparation in favor of supporting President Trump’s immigration policy.
Washington Brief The Trump administration’s detention of migrant children reached a record number of 12,800 this month. The increase, up more than five fold since last summer, is not driven by an uptick in children entering the country, but by cutbacks in the number being released to families and sponsors in the United States, […]
The United States is detaining more migrant children and babies than ever before, some are still being kept in cages and some kept away from their families. Stephanie Ruhle and NBC’s Julia Ainsley discuss the 12,800 children in custody right now.
Three-term Florida GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis has yet to sit down with the Tampa Bay Times to discuss issues facing his home state, with the campaign saying more time was needed to flesh out his platform.
In the run-up to the midterms, three new national polls give Democrats a double-digit advantage in the vote for Congress.