Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where the decision-makers stand on complex issues. Join her for analysis and discussion with the key newsmakers every weekday.
"That's a very dangerous prospect"
Nicolle Wallace discusses reporting that Trump allies set up a command center to try and overturn the 2020 election. Plus, upcoming governors races test Democrats’ fight against Trumpism, Florida’s governor offers unvaccinated police officers money to relocate to his state, Facebook documents reveal internal dissent over the company’s policies, the Renew America movement announces 13 House Republicans it wants to unseat, Charlottesville residents sue white supremacists and hate groups for the deadly rally years ago, and Biden looks to regain his mojo.
Joined by: Jackie Alemany, Daniel Goldman, Ben Rhodes, Rep. Ted Lieu, Eddie Glaude, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Miles Taylor, David Jolly, Jacob Ward, Donna Edwards, and David Henderson
“In order to turn people out you have to turn them on”
Nicolle Wallace discusses the rift within the GOP seen as the debate over Steve Bannon’s contempt vote. Plus, a congressman opens up about threats against his family, the Supreme Court declines to block Texas’s abortion law for the second time, a tragic shooting on a movie set, Biden says he’s willing to change the filibuster, Texas’s governor appoints a former Trump attorney as the new secretary of state, an officer who defended the Capitol on January 6th weighs in on the congressional select committee, and a look at how the story of the Civil War is told.
Joined by: Tim Miller, Jackie Alemany, Donna Edwards, Rep. Eric Swalwell, Fatima Goss Graves, Guad Venegas, Reverend Al Sharpton, Eugene Daniels, Alexi McCammond, state Rep. Jasmine Crockett, Scott MacFarlane, and Eddie Glaude
“There is no bridge that’s too far”
Nicolle Wallace discusses the House voting to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. Plus, what the Justice Department will do with the House's contempt referral, Trump starts his own social media platform, Biden pushes for a deal on his economic agenda, and Trump faces a new criminal investigation into his New York golf club.
Joined by: Ben Rhodes, Anna Palmer, Robert Costa, Rep. Jim Himes, Neal Kaytal, Steve Schmidt, Rep. Stephanie Murphy, Charlie Sykes, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Rep. Adam Schiff, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and Tim O'Brien
"A step and a process towards justice"
Nicolle Wallace discusses the January 6th committee's vote to refer Steve Bannon for contempt. Plus, the White House announces its plans to roll out Pfizer vaccines for kids, the gunman in the Parkland shooting pleads guilty, Republicans refuse to hold debate on voting rights legislation, and Biden returns to his hometown.
Joined by: Claire McCaskill, A.B. Stoddard, Robert Costa, Rep. Madeleine Dean, Dr. Michael Osterholm, Fred Guttenberg, Ari Berman, Michael Steele, Ashley Parker, and Rick Stengel
NOTE: This episode is shorter due to the president's remarks
"We’re in uncharted, dangerous, unfettered, and unchecked territory"
Nicolle Wallace discusses the 1/6 select committee set to vote to hold Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress. Plus, a rioter who attacked Officer Michael Fanone during the insurrection expresses regret, the DOJ asks the Supreme Court to block Texas’s abortion law, Biden meets with Democrats on his economic bill, the upcoming vote on federal voting rights legislation, Texas Republicans pass a new congressional map, and police and city officials clash over vaccine mandates
Joined by: Joyce Vance, Betsy Woodruff Swan, Yamiche Alcindor, Ryan Reilly, Donny Deutsch, Nick Confessore, Neal Katyal, David Jolly, Jonathan Lemire, Sen. Angus King, Rep. Jasmine Crockett, Basil Smikle, and Cedric Alexander
Lives Well Lived
One year, over a half a million lives lost.
Nicolle Wallace hosts a special 1-hour edition of our daily segment Lives Well Lived, honoring the over 500,000 Americans who have died from Covid-19.