The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell

By Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC

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Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.

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Pres. Biden: ‘We averted an economic crisis’

Tonight on The Last Word: President Biden delivers his first Oval Office speech after avoiding default. Also, The Washington Post reports that the Georgia Trump probe now includes actions outside of the state. Plus, Harris County officials call the Texas GOP election bills “politically motivated.” And Colorado Springs elects its first Black mayor. Tracy Alloway, Stephanie Kelton, Glenn Kirschner, Jane Hope Hamilton and Mayor-elect Yemi Mobolade join Ali Velshi.

Jun 03, 2023
Lawrence: Trump’s ‘panic’ on display when asked about docs case audio tape

Tonight on The Last Word: Trump uses a Fox town hall to spew lies and attack his rivals. Also, Trump scrambles to avoid a question about the classified documents case. Plus, U.S. allies discuss the possibility of Ukraine joining NATO. And the Senate passes the debt limit bill 63-36. Charles Blow, Andrew Weissmann, Neal Katyal and Timothy Snyder join Lawrence O’Donnell.

Jun 02, 2023
Lawrence: The Biden debt negotiating team did an ‘incredibly good job’

Tonight on The Last Word: The House passes the debt limit bill 314-117. Also, prosecutors are likely to use Trump’s own words against him. Plus, Texas Republicans target elections in a Democratic stronghold. And GOP-led state bills are targeting abortion and LGBTQ rights. Barbara McQuade, Bradley Moss, Rep. Colin Allred and Jamelle Bouie join Lawrence O’Donnell.

Jun 01, 2023
‘Joe Biden won’: Lawrence on the President’s successful debt ceiling strategy

Tonight on The Last Word: The House Rules Committee advances the debt ceiling bill. Also, The Washington Post reports that prosecutors are questioning a Trump employee about Mar-a-Lago surveillance footage. Plus, calls for Justice Clarence Thomas to resign continue. And a recent poll finds most Tennessee voters support stricter gun laws. Jennifer Rubin, Harry Litman, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Tennessee State Rep. Justin J. Pearson join Lawrence O’Donnell.

May 31, 2023
Biden: ‘Hopeful we’ll know by tonight’ if debt deal reached

Tonight on The Last Word: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sets June 5 as the deadline for Congress to raise the debt limit. Also, Vladimir Putin claims victory in Bakhmut after staggering losses. Plus, Harris County plans to sue Texas over GOP election bills. And Richard Lui discusses his new documentary, “Unconditional.” Mark Zandi, Rep. Dan Kildee, former Amb. William Taylor and Texas State Rep. Jolanda Jones also join Ali Velshi.

May 27, 2023