Joy Reid conducts one-on-one conversations with politicians and newsmakers while addressing provocative political issues both inside and outside of the beltway. Reid, who is also a best-selling author and public speaker, joined MSNBC in 2011 as a contributor. Drawing from her decades-long experience in politics, passion for addressing the intersection of race, justice and culture, as well as her signature tenacious interviewing style, Reid kicks off MSNBC’s primetime lineup by delving into American politics as it unfolds.
Second Trump presidency expected to move U.S. toward dictatorship critics say
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with video of Liz Cheney, banging that alarm bell with all her might, as her former friends and colleagues apparently abandon democracy for the cult of Trump. Our experts discuss warnings that a second Trump presidency could tip the U.S. into a dictatorship. Plus, we cover how Gaza teeters on the brink of a full-blown humanitarian catastrophe as calls for a permanent ceasefire grow louder by the day. Next, Texas goes full "Handmaid's Tale," creating their own dystopian reality in which women are forced to beg for the right to safeguard their own health. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.
Trump reportedly eying 'loyalty first' cabinet
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut critiquing some of the people Donald Trump would likely recruit among controversial MAGA figures if he gets a second presidency. Plus, Trump was back in court on Thursday as new reporting on the signals from prosecutors in Georgia suggests that they expect Trump and/or his co-defendants to get prison time. Finally, we have an update on the major scandal involving Florida's Republican party chair and his wife, which is shining a light on the alleged efforts by Moms for Liberty to take over school systems and control what your children can read. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.
Trump says he would only behave like a dictator on "day one" of a second presidency
In this episode of The ReidOut, Joy Reid analyzes Donald Trump apparently saying he will be a "day one" American dictator, whose plans for a second presidency, critics say, are right out of the playbook of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro: seek vengeance against your opponents, muzzle the press, and call off elections. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen joins Joy with more. Plus, we cover new reporting on the almost 200-person witness list in Donald Trump's Georgia election interference case, including Mike Pence, Bill Barr, and Steve Bannon. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.
Special counsel lays out Trump's history of 'blaming fraud for election results he doesn't like'
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the new legal filing on Tuesday in special counsel Jack Smith's election subversion case, showing prosecutors hope to present a more sweeping range of evidence of Donald Trump's lies about election fraud than previously thought. Plus, we examine Liz Cheney speaking of her regret for supporting Trump for years, as she warns about the potential consequences if Trump returns to the White House. Also in this episode, our legal expert discusses news that one of Trump's Georgia co-defendants may have jeopardized her bond by appearing to threaten witness Ruby Freeman on Instagram. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.
Florida Republican Party Chairman at the center of criminal sexual battery investigation
Joy leads this episode of The ReidOut with a scandal in Florida, involving the Chair of Florida’s Republican Party, Christian Ziegler. Ziegler is now under criminal investigation for allegations related to sexual battery, according to a complaint filed by the Sarasota Police Department. Joy and her guests discuss this plus Ziegler’s wife Bridget Ziegler’s anti-lgbtq activism as co-founder of Mom’s for Liberty. Plus, new warnings about former President Trump’s plans for a second presidency, which some say would move the country into a full-blown autocracy. Also, Ayman Mohyeldin joins Joy to discuss the latest on the ground in Gaza, with civilians receiving mounting pressure to flee despite no real options with Israel and Egypt refusing to allow refugees. This comes as U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin delivered strong remarks Saturday, about Israel needing to protect civilians in Gaza, calling them the center of gravity in Israel’s war with Hamas. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.
George Santos Expelled from Congress
Joy leads this episode of The ReidOut with the breaking news that Representative George Santos of New York has been expelled from Congress. Friday, after a litany of illegal and unethical behavior, Santos became just the sixth House member to be expelled in the history of the United States Congress. Joy and her guests discuss this plus Thursday’s live debate between Governors Ron DeSantis and Gavin Newsom, amid new allegations around the Florida Republican Chair and Mom’s for Liberty co-founder. Also in this episode, we discuss the resumption of bombing and fighting in Gaza as the temporary humanitarian truce expires. Joy and her guest discuss this and the bombshell reports that Israel knew of the Hamas attack plan but dismissed it as aspirational and ignored warnings. Finally, Joy and legendary dancer, director, and activist Debbie Allen sit down to discuss World AIDS Day. All this and more in this edition of The ReidOut on MSNBC.