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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.

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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.

    "Careening all over the place"

    "Careening all over the place"

    Nicolle Wallace discusses how some parts of the United States are still not taking stay-at-home orders seriously enough. Plus, concerns about the coronavirus data coming out of China, the Navy’s dismissal of Captain Brett Crozier, and nurses across the country protest over a shortage of PPE

    Joined by: New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, director of the national center for disaster preparedness at Columbia University, former deputy national security advisor to President Obama Ben Rhodes, New York Times national security reporter Julian Barnes, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, president of the American Nurses Association Dr. Ernest Grant, and NBC News correspondent Heidi Przybyla

    • 46 min
    "Watching this play out in slow motion”

    "Watching this play out in slow motion”

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the shortage of ventilators and masks creating a life-threatening crisis for healthcare workers. Plus, the Vice President says the U.S. faces a situation close to Italy, states late to impose stay-at-home orders, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces the creation of a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus

    Joined by: former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, former Baltimore health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor, Rome bureau chief for the New York Times Jason Horowitz, MSNBC correspondent Garrett Haake, Democratic strategist Basil Smikle, and former Congresswoman Donna Edwards

    • 43 min
    "A sense of camaraderie that we really desperately need"

    "A sense of camaraderie that we really desperately need"

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the Trump administration's announcement that the best case scenario for coronavirus could result in 100,000 to 240,000 deaths. Plus, Florida governor Ron DeSantis issues a statewide stay-at-home order after mounting pressure, Senator Kamala Harris weighs in on the president’s coronavirus response, and celebrating first responders in New York City

    Joined by: White House reporter for the Washington Post Ashley Parker, director of the center for vaccine development at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston Dr. Peter Hotez, senior correspondent for Boston’s public news station WBUR Kimberly Atkins, editor-at-large for the Bulwark Charlie Sykes, California Senator Kamala Harris, NBC News investigative correspondent Tom Winter, and New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay

    • 47 min
    "He seeks out the fight"

    "He seeks out the fight"

    Nicolle Wallace discusses the increasingly dire situation for those on the front lines of the coronavirus effort. Plus, Trump’s ongoing battles with governors, possible cracks in Trump’s base, and his ongoing problem with women who challenge him.

    Joined by: New York Times investigative unit correspondent Sheri Fink, NBC News national security and pentagon correspondent Courtney Kube, former Obama healthy policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former chief spokesman for the Justice Department Matt Miller, and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson

    • 46 min
    "When we start up, we end strongly"

    "When we start up, we end strongly"

    Nicolle Wallace discusses President Trump extending social distancing guidelines through the end of April. Plus, stark images in New York City as the USNS Comfort arrives and a field hospital is set up in Central Park, Trump redirects his mistakes back onto the media, and how Europe is handling coronavirus.

    Joined by: Dr. Leana Wen, White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Philip Rucker, former top State Department official Rick Stengel, NBC News correspondent Gabe Gutierrez, political strategist Steve Schmidt, chief public affairs officer for MoveOn Karine Jean-Pierre, and NBC News correspondent Cal Perry

    • 47 min
    Article II: Trump is Impeached

    Article II: Trump is Impeached

    The House of Representatives voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump.

    • 16 min

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