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Day 149: Is the ice thawing on Biden's frozen agenda?
With tiny agreements potentially happening on voting rights legislation and the makings of a bipartisan infrastructure bill seeming to take shape, it's looking a bit more likely the president could see more of his agenda passed. Plus, Biden signs the law making Juneteenth a federal holiday. We discuss all of it and more with Philip Rucker, Joyce Vance, Lisa Lerer, Don Calloway, Mark McKinnon, and Michael Beschloss.
Day 148: What Biden got from his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin
With the Biden-Putin summit now history, what did the two leaders get from their hours-long meeting together? We discuss that and much more with Jonathan Lemire, Claire McCaskill, Julia Ioffe, Richard Haass, Eugene Robinson, and Mike Murphy.
Day 147: With Biden hours from meeting Putin, news breaks of new legal woe for Trump
The president has arrived in Geneva for his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin. Meanwhile, newly revealed emails revealed a last ditch scheme, described by one Trump-era DOJ official as 'pure insanity,' by the former president and his allies to pressure the Justice Department into supporting wild election conspiracy theories before Biden's inauguration. MSNBC's Brian Williams is joined by Peter Baker, Melissa Murray, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Jason Johnson, Matthew Dowd, and Gen. Barry McCaffrey.
Day 146: Trump's shadow hangs over Biden's foreign trip & Biden's DOJ
Global headlines confirm NATO allies were relieved with a very normal meeting with the American president, but Trump's brash and controversial foreign policy still hangs heavily over Biden's first overseas trip. Plus, how real is the threat to voting rights in America and what do you need to know about the Covid Delta variant? We discuss that and more with Philip Rucker, Barbara McQuade, Rick Stengel, Cornell Belcher, A.B. Stoddard, and Dr. Vin Gupta.
Day 143: Democrats demand answers about Trump-era DOJ data seizures
Democrats are demanding answers from the Justice Department and testimony from former Trump officials after a New York Times report revealed Trump's DOJ seized data on House Intelligence Cmte. Democrats, their aides, and their families. MSNBC's Brian Williams discusses that and much more with Daniel Goldman, Susan Page, Eugene Daniels, Juanita Tolliver, Tim Miller, and Timothy Snyder.
Bonus Episode: Edward Snowden's full interview on Trump, privacy, democracy & more
On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.
Please do better as a journalist - not onboard with your “debate” assessment
You are Media. Why would you associate Joe Biden with that abomination Trump. Again you are Media. You associating Joe Biden with that fiasco “debate” is to say that Joe was out of control. That is patently wrong. You need to do better. Would have thought you learned from 2016. Disappointed in you as a veteran journalist.