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Jan 18, 2023
Jun 20, 2020
All the way in Kenya and still enjoys being informed by this podcast. The enlightenment on what is happening in America is amazing.
Nov 24, 2019
I enjoy the way Chris delivers the news. I'm really enjoying the live episodes on Friday's.
Apr 19, 2019
GREAT PODCAST! I listen on my way to work at 3:30a, but lately with Ads it cuts off at the end (in middle of comments). Other than that I love the podcast😍 Oh I can't see Chris at 8p cause it can keep this old girl up at nights😎
Mar 1, 2019
Top Oath Keeper sentenced to 18 years for Jan. 6 sedition plot
Guests: Jeffrey Toobin, Alexis McGill Johnson, David Plouffe, Danya Perry
The top Oath Keeper gets 18 years for seditious conspiracy, but the guy who sent them to the Capitol is still free.Then, the special counsel is closing in as we get new reporting on Team Trump moving classified documents. Plus: the disastrous rollout of the DeSantis campaign. And a showdown in Texas as the House Republicans call for the Attorney General to be impeached after he says the House Speaker was drunk on the job.
|May 26, 2023|
DeSantis 2024 launch with Elon Musk flops hard
Guests: Rep. Dan Goldman, Ryan Reilly, Tim Miller, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Maria Hinojosa
New concern in Trump World that Mark Meadows is spilling to the special counsel. Tonight: the latest on the insurrection investigation. And the signs of an imminent prosecution in the docs case. Then, one year after the massacre at Uvalde, the survivors looking for answers and fight for gun control in Texas. Plus, the Oath Keeper now facing 25 years in prison for January 6th. And Ron DeSantis announces he's running for president in the most successful Elon Musk rollout since the Cybertruck.
|May 25, 2023|
Trump criminal trial set for March 2024
Guests: Harry Litman, Jose Pagliery, Nikki McCann Ramirez, David Pepper, Suzanne Nossel, Lindsay
Donald Trump is back in court as a judge warns him to watch his mouth. Tonight: the trial date for the people of the state of New York against Donald J. Trump. Then, the latest on the man with a Nazi flag arrested for threatening the president. Plus, the outrageous move by Ohio Republicans undermining democracy to ban abortion. And the poem read at the inauguration of Joe Biden is now banned from a classroom in DeSantis-run Florida.
|May 24, 2023|
E. Jean Carroll seeks new damages from Trump after CNN comments
Guests: Jeff Stein, George Conway, Adam Serwer, State Senator Machaela Cavanaugh
Tonight: another round of negotiations as the clock ticks towards default. Then, the classified document investigation expands into Trump's business dealings. Plus, E. Jean Carroll says she plans to seek more damages from the ex-president. And the latest chilling example of America in reverse as Nebraska's governor signs a combination anti-trans and anti-abortion law.
|May 23, 2023|
Georgia DA hints at time frame for Trump probe charges
Guests: Jamelle Bouie, Rebecca Roiphe, Tara Setmayer, David Jolly, Sophie Bushwick
Republican states using their culture war to take your freedom. Tonight: Why Florida residents are saying their governor is inflicting a kind of "torture" on them. Plus, the field of candidates waiting for a Trump grows. And does the United States Senate have any hope of regulating the fast-growing AI industry?
|May 20, 2023|
Jamaal Bowman calls out Marjorie Taylor Greene: 'She put a target on my back'
Can a candidate run for president on the "freedom" platform while authorizing his state to seize children from their parents for seeking medical care? Tonight: the dystopian nightmare in Florida and beyond. Then, Democrats crash another Jim Jordan circus in the House. Plus, Congressman Jamaal Bowman on Marjorie Taylor Greene's concern that he's a “threat.” And a very important community note for the CEO of Twitter: the Bellingcat reporter who debunked Elon Musk joins live.
|May 19, 2023|
Democrats flip mayoral offices in blow to GOP
Guests: Donna Deegan, Rep. Becca Balint, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Jennifer Horn
The infighting breaks into the open as the losing continues. Tonight: how Republicans are fundamentally misunderstanding this American moment—and how Democrats are taking advantage. Then, how Republicans saved George Santos from expulsion from Congress with a unanimous vote. And Senator Sherrod Brown on potential Democratic workarounds for debt limit hostage taking.
|May 18, 2023|
Bombshell lawsuit filed against Rudy Giuliani by former employee
Guests: Senator Elizabeth Warren, Mike Schmidt, Andrew Weissmann, Rep. Robert Garcia, Ben Collins, Michelle Goldberg
Access peddling, corruption and shocking sexual assault allegations in a new lawsuit filed against Rudy Giuliani. Tonight: Andrew Weissmann on the claims Rudy Giuliani sexually abused his employee—and Michael Schmidt on the allegations that he conspired with Donald Trump to sell presidential pardons. Then, a resolution to expel George Santos from Congress. Plus, Senator Elizabeth Warren on the Republican debt limit extortion, fresh off her grilling of failed bank CEOs. And the Elon Musk descent into right wing conspiracy theorist now includes full endorsement of antisemitic tropes.
|May 17, 2023|
Report: Gosar's congressional staffer linked to neo-Nazi Nick Fuentes
Guests: Jamelle Bouie, Hunter Walker, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Ryan Nobles, Sen. Ed Markey, Brandon Wolf, Mona Charen
The president makes the case against white supremacy again—and the backlash roars. Tonight: new reporting on a potential new connection between white nationalists and the office of a sitting congressman. Then, what we know after two were hospitalized during a violent attack at the office of Congressman Gerry Connolly. Plus, the DeSantis campaign overhaul that includes shaking hands and looking at people in the eyes. And Senator Ed Markey on his renewed plan to fix a broken Supreme Court by adding four new justices.
|May 16, 2023|
Trump wants to bring back Jeffrey Clark, Michael Flynn for 2nd term, Rolling Stone reports
Guests: Matthew Bartlett, Jennifer Horn, Noah Shachtman, Paul Krugman, Michael Weiss
How the Republican Party and its media allies are turning an unpopular loser into an inevitable winner. Then, how Donald Trump is getting the band back together to finish the insurrection. Plus, Paul Krugman on the Republican plan to harm Americans to hurt Joe Biden. And at a crucial turning point for the war in Ukraine.
|May 13, 2023|
Hayes on the Trump town hall: A seditious candidate can't be debated, only defeated
Guests: Rep. Adam Schiff, Michelle Goldberg, Stuart Stevens, Tara Setmayer, Alida Garcia
The Trump push to finish the insurrection is broadcast live on national television. Tonight, blowback against the disgraced ex-president and the people who thought putting him on TV was a good idea. Plus, crickets from the Republican field who should want to defeat Donald Trump. And, Fox News fires up the outrage machine over a human crisis invented by Trump Republicans.
|May 12, 2023|
Maddow: Trump sexual abuse verdict ‘established a truth’
Guests: Rep. Ritchie Torrres, David Plouffe, Jennifer Palmieri, Rachel Maddow, Jamelle Bouie.
Fraud charges for a MAGA republican, one day after Donald Trump is found liable for sexual abuse. Tonight: the slow wheels of justice turn a little quicker. Then, can you defeat a Republican frontrunner by excusing his sexual battery? Plus, Rachel Maddow on the biggest as yet uncharged crime of Donald Trump. And Jamelle Bouie on what, exactly, is going on with America’s toxic gun culture.
|May 11, 2023|
Jury finds Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation
Guests: Andre Bernstein, Jane Manning, Josh Gerstein, Rep. Dan Goldman, Sarah Longwell, Molly Jong-Fast, Brittney Cooper
A jury finds Donald Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation. Tonight: Vindication for E. Jean Carroll, the fallout for the Republican front-runner, and the reaction from the Republican Party. Plus federal charges for freshman congressman and serial liar George Santos.
|May 10, 2023|
Trump defends Access Hollywood tape: Stars have 'historically' grabbed women
Guests: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Lisa Rubin, Paul Butler
More secret money from conservative donors, this time directed to the wife of a Supreme Court justice. Tonight: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse on the ongoing coverup in plain sight—and what Democrats will do about it. Then, the former president's sworn testimony in his civil rape trial is released to the public. And breaking news from Fulton County: 8 fake electors have cut a deal with prosecutors.
|May 06, 2023|
Report: Judicial activist paid Clarence Thomas’s wife, urged ‘no mention of Ginni’
Guests: Ryan Reilly, Barbara McQuade, Rep. Jamie Raskin, Sen. Peter Welch, Jessica Valenti
The Proud Boys will stand back and stand by for sentencing. Tonight: the guilty verdict for Donald Trump's foot soldiers. And Congressman Jamie Raskin on the connective tissue from the leaders of the mob to the man who sent them. Then, another Supreme Court ethics blockbuster: the same mega-donor treating Clarence Thomas to lavish vacations and paying his mother's rent is caught paying the private school tuition for the child Thomas raised as a son. Plus, the prosecution rests in the Trump civil rape trial as the accused is offered a second chance to testify. And the mysterious case of a formerly pro-abortion North Carolina Democrat now suddenly voting with Republicans to restrict abortion access.
|May 05, 2023|
Newly revealed text confirms Tucker Carlson is also privately racist
Guests: Adam Serwer, Lisa Rubin, Michelle Goldberg, Eric Holder
Tonight: New reporting on the text messages that caused fox news to fire Tucker. Then, another twist in the Trump trial: Why Trump attorneys say they will present no defense. Plus, should American news media appropriately cover a twice-impeached, criminally indicted frontrunner who is on trial for rape? And former attorney general Eric Holder on the anti-democratic outbreak in statehouses from Ohio to North Carolina and beyond.
|May 04, 2023|
Supreme Court justices buck Senate hearing on need for an ethics code
A crisis of confidence in a Supreme Court that's mired in ethics scandals. Tonight: the long list of concerns about the ultra-conservative court. And Senator Chris Murphy on what Senate Democrats plan to do about it. Then, a second accuser takes the witness stand as the former president vacations in Europe. We'll have the latest shocking testimony from inside the Trump trial. Plus, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar on the man charged with vandalizing her office and setting fires to two Minnesota mosques. And is the so-called 'woke mind virus' eating away at…Republican brains? Jamelle Bouie on why an anti-woke obsession is costing Republicans with ordinary voters.
|May 03, 2023|
E. Jean Carroll returns to witness stand as judge denies Trump mistrial bid
Guests: Rep. Veronica Escobar, State. Sen. Roland Gutierrez, Jim Cavanaugh, Joy Reid, Jane Manning, Melissa Murray.
Shock and outrage after another mass murder in Texas—and the unbelievable attack on the victims by the state's governor. Then, the woman accusing Donald Trump of rape leaves the witness stand: what we learned from the cross examination of E Jean Carroll. Plus, the Senate moves to check the Supreme Court amid new reporting on massive earnings for the wife of the Chief Justice. And Joy Reid joins me to talk about how Republicans can't stay out of their own way when it comes to restrictive bans on abortion.
|May 02, 2023|
The surprise turn in Fox's favorite new fearmongering story
Guests: Timothy Heaphy, John Wood, Rev. Al Sharpton, Ryan Reilly, Tressie McMillan Cottom
The former president poses as Mike Pence opens up. Tonight: is what Mike Pence already wrote in his book enough for Jack Smith? Then, the brazen move by the state Supreme Court to seize political power in North Carolina. Plus, an unbelievable twist in one of the Fox News scare stories about big city crime. The real story Fox won't tell you about the San Francisco ex-fire commissioner attacked by a homeless man.
|Apr 29, 2023|
Trump on Pence Jan. 6 testimony: ‘I have a lot of confidence in him’
Guests: Laura Jarrett, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Mary McCord, Lisa Rubin, Michael Schmidt, Sen. Bernie Sanders
Mike Pence gets another chance to do the right thing. Tonight: what we know about the former vice president’s participation in the criminal investigation of his boss. Then, the explosive scene inside a New York courtroom where E. Jean Carroll's rape allegation faced cross examination from Donald Trump's lawyer. Plus, Michael Schmidt of the New York Times on what we actually know about the firing of Tucker Carlson. And Senator Bernie Sanders on why he's endorsing a second term for President Biden.
|Apr 28, 2023|
Ex-Fox host Gretchen Carlson: Fox News must ‘clean house completely’
Guests: Heidi Przybyla, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Gretchen Carlson, Ilya Marritz, Rep. Katie Porter
New questions and new reporting on why Tucker Carlson was fired from Fox News. Tonight: Former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson on what needs to happen for change at her former network. Plus, another shady real estate deal at the Supreme Court as the Chief Justice dismisses calls for oversight. Then, riveting testimony from the woman accusing Donald Trump of rape. What we learned from E. Jean Carroll's day on the witness stand. And Congresswoman Katie Porter on the MAGA vote to slash funding for Medicaid, veterans, childcare and more.
|Apr 27, 2023|
Tucker's firing shows being a 'misogynistic, bullying menace' may backfire
Guests: Brandy Zadrozny, Ben Smith, Lisa Rubin, Ronald Klain, Harry Litman
A Tucker tell-all from his ex-producer. Tonight: What we're learning about what finally did Tucker in—with Brandy Zadrozny and Ben Smith. Plus, stunning allegations in opening arguments as the rape and defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump finally begins in court. Then, what we know about the Fani Willis plans amid new reporting of another grand jury investigating election crimes. And former chief of staff Ron Klain on today's re-election rollout for his former boss.
|Apr 26, 2023|
Hayes: How the American right built its own echo chamber
Guests: Angelo Carusone, Rep. Jeff Jackson, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Jennifer Sherer
Fox News resumes its regularly scheduled programming. Tonight: how the Murdoch monopoly ceded trust to Trump—and how we're all paying for it. Then, she's the face of the Republican Party Congress. Now there’s new reporting on how Marjorie Taylor Greene is helping to fund vulnerable House Republicans. Then, my interview with the freshman Democrat using social media to expose the truth about Congress. And as the Supreme Court delays action on an abortion pill ruling, Senator Tammy Duckworth on the Republican vote to end abortion care at VA hospitals.
|Apr 20, 2023|
Hayes: Republicans ignore gun violence when fearmongering about crime
Guests: Stephen Shackelford, Harry Litman, Michelle Goldberg, David Plouffe, Rep. Daniel Goldberg
Fox News agrees the largest defamation payout since the Alex Jones. Tonight: one of the Dominion attorneys on the historic settlement with Fox. Then, another nightmare murder, this time in upstate New York—and the awful truth of the politics of crime and punishment. And why this Tax Day should mark a happy ending to nonsense fearmongering about 87,000 new IRS agents.
|Apr 19, 2023|
Jim Jordan holds stunt hearing in NY targeting DA Bragg
Guests: Rep. Adam Schiff, Tim Miller, Tara Setmayer, Ben Crump, Lisa Rubin, Mark Joseph Stern
The MAGA circus comes to Manhattan. Tonight: Congressman Adam Schiff on the ongoing Republican obstruction of the Trump prosecution. Then, breaking news out of Missouri: felony charges for the man who shot an young Black teenager who was knocking on his door. Benjamin Crump is the attorney for the family of Ralph Yarl and he joins live. Plus, why Donald Trump will not be able to delay the E Jean Carroll trial starting in eight days. And just when you thought the Clarence Thomas scandal couldn't look worse…it gets worse.
|Apr 18, 2023|
New bombshell reporting about Clarence Thomas' real estate deal with GOP megadonor
The biggest Supreme Court ethics scandal in generations. Tonight: the new civil and criminal complaints against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Plus, as the Supreme Court momentarily pauses the abortion pill ruling, the Governor of Florida effectively eliminates abortion in the South. And the latest turn in a shocking rejection of the rule of law in Texas where the governor wants to pardon a convicted murderer at the behest of a cable news host.
|Apr 15, 2023|
'Politically toxic': Hayes on the abortion trap the GOP sprung for themselves
Guests: Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Leah Litman, Danya Perry, Sen. Chris Murphy, Jamil Jaffer
The abortion bans keep passing and national Republicans cannot defend it. Tonight: Florida's vote to reverse reproductive rights as the lawless ruling on abortion pill likely heads to the Supreme Court. Then, another deposition for the disgraced ex-president. Will his supporters get away with threatening his criminal prosecutor? Plus, what we know about the 21-year-old air national guardsman arrested for leaking Pentagon documents. And first it was secret, lavish gifts from a billionaire donor to Clarence Thomas So why was the same donor secretly buying real estate from Justice Thomas?
|Apr 14, 2023|
Fox sanctioned for withholding key evidence in Dominion case
Guests: Tennessee Rep. Gloria Johnson, Tom Jackman, Andrew Weissmann, Eric Wemple
Expelled on Thursday, returned on Wednesday. Tonight, the latest extraordinary turn in the Tennessee House—with Representative Gloria Johnson . Then, was Donald Trump showing off a map containing "sensitive intelligence information" to aides and visitors at Mar-a-Lago? The latest reporting on the special counsel investigation. And as the face of the network lowers himself to interview a man he "hates passionately,” the lawyers for Fox News caught deceiving the court before Fox News goes on trial for knowingly deceiving its audience.
|Apr 13, 2023|
Manhattan DA sues Jim Jordan over interference in Trump case
Guests: Rep. Jasmine Crockett, Ben Wikler, Rebecca Traister, Chris Mooney, Governor Jay Inslee
With one expelled lawmaker returned to his position and another on his way…Tonight: how the anti-democratic movement thrives in statehouses across the countries. Then, as the Manhattan DA sues Jim Jordan and House Republicans for trying to obstruct the prosecution of Donald Trump, Rebecca Traister on what the focus on Trump's arrest may be costing us. Plus, as Kentucky searches for answers in the wake of mass murder, the governor of one state that's about to sign an assault weapons ban joins lives.
|Apr 12, 2023|
First expelled lawmaker reinstated to Tennessee House
Guests: Michael Steele, David Pepper, Shannon Watts, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Danya Perry, Brandy Zadrozny
One of the Tennessee Three now back in the House. The unanimous vote to reappoint Justin Jones to his seat. As hundreds of protesters accompany him to the state Capitol. Tonight: the fight to save democracy in Tennessee. Then: At least four people killed and nine more injured in the latest mass shooting in America. Plus, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on the threat to abortion access. And an NBC News exclusive as the victim of a years-long conspiracy finally breaks her silence.
|Apr 11, 2023|
Judge reverses 23-year FDA approval of abortion drug
Guests: Justin Pearson, Melissa Murray, Irin Carmon, Nancy Gertner, Joshua Kaplan
A federal judge in Amarillo, Texas orders medical abortion pills off of shelves, across the country in seven days. Tonight: Melissa Murray, Irin Carmon, and Nancy Gertner on the latest wild assault on reproductive rights. Then, Republicans against democracy in Nashville: Justin Peterson on his historic expulsion—and the anti-democratic Republican moment in Tennessee and beyond. And private jets, super yachts and the everyman facade of a Supreme Court Justice. Clarence Thomas responds to explosive reporting on the secret gifts he's been receiving from a Republican megadonor.
|Apr 08, 2023|
Tennessee GOP expels two Black lawmakers for joining gun protest
Guests: Sherrilyn Ifill, State Sen. London Lamar, Harry Litman
This is what anti-democracy looks like: a Republican super majority in the Tennessee House moves to expel three Democrats for their gun violence protest. Tonight: the national implications of the surreal events in Tennessee.
|Apr 07, 2023|
Hayes: Why Trump's indictment may not be a ‘political gift’
Guests: Cornell Belcher, Diana Florence, Nick Akerman
The former vice president agrees to talk after his boss surrendered for arrest in New York. 24 hours of political disaster for the party he leads—and why there's no sign any of it is letting up.
|Apr 06, 2023|
Prosecuting Donald Trump: The Manhattan Arraignment
Donald Trump became the first ex-president to be arraigned on criminal charges Tuesday. MSNBC legal analysts Andrew Weissmann and Mary McCord tell us what happened inside that Manhattan courtroom, what stood out to them in the pages of the indictment and what it all tells us about how District Attorney Alvin Bragg plans to build his case.
|Apr 05, 2023|
Trump arrives in NY to face booking, arraignment
Guests: Jonathan Dienst, Rep. Adam Schiff, Mary McCord, Charles Coleman, Jeremy Saland, Symone Sanders-Townsend, David Drucker
The former president descends the golden air stairs after landing in New York for his surrender to justice. Tonight: Congressman Adam Schiff on the eve of Trump's first court appearance. Plus, the timeline for finding out what's actually in the charges, why the publicity seeking ex-president is arguing against cameras in court, and why Jack Smith's subpoena's for the Secret Service could be the clearest sign yet that more charges are coming.
|Apr 04, 2023|