Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the country, while also bringing viewers in-depth interviews with leading newsmakers.
Rep. Jeffries: McConnell will present ‘phony’ Covid-19 relief bill
THIS EPISODE: Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell’s Covid-19 relief bill will be “phony” Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) says, meaning everyday, working class Americans will not receive the necessary pandemic assistance through the Senate proposal, in his view. Passing a vital, robust coronavirus pandemic relief package, and the related stalemate in Congress, are discussed by Jeffries and Tiffany Cross. NEXT: Covid-19-linked poverty should be a 2020 presidential debate topic Rev. Dr. William Barber says, as this activist encourages poor, working class, and low-wealth citizens to vote in high numbers in the 2020 election. AND: Polls conducted right before 2020 Election Day could be critical to verifying the results of the 2020 presidential elections, if Joe Biden continues with a double-digit lead, and Donald Trump appears to win by one or two points, pollster and expert Fernand R. Amandi believes. PLUS: Democrats can win the Georgia U.S. Senate races candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff say, as both describe a climate in their state and America as one that increasingly embraces diversity. All this and much more in this Sunday edition of AM JOY on MSNBC.
Politics experts on Ice Cube plan, Black male voters, and Trump
THIS EPISODE: The Donald Trump campaign’s controversial outreach to Black male voters and its reported link to Ice Cube are questioned, as the iconic African-American rapper comes under fire for discussing his ‘Contract With Black America’ plan with the Trump campaign. Tiffany Cross and her panel discuss black male Trump supporters, and the apparent rift between some black voters and the Biden campaign. THEN: A former Trump supporter and senior citizen has opened up about why he is now voting for Joe Biden. Publisher of The.Ink Anand Giridharadas joins Tiffany Cross to discuss this story. ALSO: Supreme Court packing allegations against the Democrats are debunked, as one legal expert proposes adding 20 justices to the Supreme Courts in an effort to reform the courts and appointment system. PLUS: The Hunter Biden New York Post stories causing controversy are linked to Rudy Giuliani, co-reported on by an ex-Hannity staffer, have many holes, and provide little proof for key allegations, NPR reporter David Folkenflik tells AM JOY. FINALLY: Joe Biden leads with Latinx voters, but this Latinx voter expert shares advice with all the candidates, urging them not to marginalize this huge, diverse group of American voters in the 2020 elections. Geraldo L. Cadava, author of ‘The Hispanic Republican,’ joins Tiffany Cross to discuss. All this and more in this Saturday edition of AM JOY on MSNBC.