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.
“Call it the great unraveling”
Claire McCaskill and Jason Johnson, in for Nicolle Wallace, discuss the mounting evidence that refutes GOP talking points on January 6th. Plus, Republicans shoot down Sen. Manchin’s voting rights compromise, the effort to vaccinate rural communities, the fight against Republican efforts to suppress the vote in Pennsylvania, a look at covid breakthrough infections, and the first national observance of Juneteenth.
Joined by: Andrew Weissmann, Reverend Al Sharpton, Philip Bump, Doug Jones, David Plouffe, Tim Miller, Brad Paisley, Judith Browne Dianis, Cliff Albright, Sam Stein, Dr. Uche Blackstock, state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, Renee Graham, and Dr. Niambi Carter
"This is progress, this is absolutely progress"
Nicolle Wallace discusses signs of bipartisanship in Washington. Plus, a congressman refuses to shake hands with a DC police officer who was injured on January 6th, Cher’s new initiative to provide vaccines to underserved communities, the ongoing battle over voting rights, the GOP’s love for law enforcement is called into question, and Juneteenth is established as a new federal holiday.
Joined by: Claire McCaskill, Harry Litman, Jason Johnson, Phil Rucker, Clint Watts, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Cher, Stacey Abrams, Donny Deutsch, Nick Confessore, Scott MacFarlane, and Eddie Glaude
"The proof is in the pudding”
Nicolle Wallace discusses Biden and Putin holding a summit in Geneva. Plus, the Justice Department ends its criminal inquiry into John Bolton’s book, the GOP attempts to change the narrative around January 6th, prosecutors have obtained the personal tax returns of the Trump Organization's CFO, Republicans echo similar talking points to Putin, and emails show pressure was put on an Atlanta U.S. attorney days before he resigned.
Joined by: Amb. Michael McFaul, Ben Rhodes, Jeremy Bash, Charlie Sykes, Frank Figliuzzi, Michael Schmidt, Scott MacFarlane, Keir Simmons, Peter Strzok, Rick Stengel, Sen. Chris Coons, Tia Mitchell, Joyce Vance, and George Packer
"Walking a fine line"
Nicolle Wallace discusses new documents that show Trump pressured his Justice Department to challenge the election results. Plus, available next steps for Democrats to investigate January 6th, Biden boosting female and minority representation on the federal courts, Democratic state lawmakers from Texas travel to Capitol Hill to fight for voting rights, the White House releases a strategy to combat domestic extremism, Biden set to meet with Russian President Putin tomorrow, and the latest entrant in the Arkansas gubernatorial race.
Joined by: Josh Shapiro, Katie Benner, Donna Edwards, Tim Miller, Neal Katyal, Jasmine Crockett, Eugene Daniels, Clint Watts, Miles Taylor, Robert Gibbs, Anne Gearan, Dr. Chris Jones, and Rep. Joe Neguse
“Intermission from the crazy”
Nicolle Wallace discusses President Biden reaffirming the country’s commitment to NATO following his press conference at the summit. Plus, the Trump Justice Department seized record of members of Trump's own administration, Republicans continue their efforts to restrict voting, Vladimir Putin sits down for an interview ahead of his meeting with Biden, the case to prosecute former President Trump, and new developments in the prosecution of Capitol rioters.
Joined by: Michael McFaul, Claire McCaskill, Keir Simmons, Katie Benner, Matthew Miller, Matthew Dowd, Eugene Robinson, Michael Schmidt, Frank Figliuzzi, Jeremy Bash, Kimberly Atkins Stohr, Tim O’Brien, Scott MacFarlane, and Ali Vitali
“All hands on deck”
Nicolle Wallace discusses new reporting in the New York Times detailing how the Tump-era Justice Department seized the phone and email records of Democrats in Congress. Plus, Attorney General Merrick Garland announces the steps his Justice Department will take to protect voting rights, the harassment facing election workers across the country, new conspiracy charges in the Capitol riot investigation, and America's return to the world stage.
Joined by: Michael Schmidt, Andrew Weissmann, Neal Katyal, Reverend Al Sharpton, Michael Eric Dyson, Jocelyn Benson. Rep. Ted Lieu, Jeremy Bash, Daniel Goldman, Clint Watts, Olivia Troye, Peter Alexander, and Chris Matthews
My favorite show
Nicole Wallace has a very fine show. It’s the program I listen to first thing in the morning with my coffee. She has great guests, experts and meaningful discussions. But what I like and appreciate the most is civility, kindness and depth Nicole adds. I recommend highly.
What about Spotify?
Hallo Mrs. Wallace and MSNBC
please make this podcast "Deadline" also available on Spotify.