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Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.

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Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.

    1.67 million+ coronavirus cases in U.S., 99,000+ reported deaths

    1.67 million+ coronavirus cases in U.S., 99,000+ reported deaths

    Tonight on the Last Word: Republican governors urge people to wear masks as Trump refuses. Also, David Frum explains why U.S. institutions failed under the Trump presidency. Former Vice President Joe Biden commemorates Memorial Day in Delaware, making his first public appearance in over two months. Plus, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Laurie Garrett answers questions from viewers about the coronavirus. And presidential historian Jon Meacham talks to Lawrence about his new podcast “Hope, Through History,” which explores how the U.S. fared through past crises. Dr. Vin Gupta, Zerlina Maxwell and Jonathan Alter also join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    NYT: Intelligence officials struggle to brief Trump

    NYT: Intelligence officials struggle to brief Trump

    Tonight on the Last Word: A new Columbia University study shows an earlier lockdown could have saved thousands of lives. Also, unemployment claims reach 38.6 million in nine weeks. Plus, Sen. Kamala Harris talks to Lawrence about the Senate confirming GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe as director of national intelligence. Eugene Robinson and Jennifer Palmieri discuss the impact of coronavirus on the 2020 election. And the U.S. gives a foreign pharmaceutical company $1 billion for its vaccine development project with Oxford University. Dr. Rob Davidson, Ron Klain and Keir Simmons also join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    • 43 min
    Trump has no answer about plan to get jobless back to work

    Trump has no answer about plan to get jobless back to work

    Tonight on the Last Word: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins Lawrence to discuss the new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill and Trump’s handling of the pandemic. Also, Secretary Mike Pompeo says he asked Trump to fire the State Department watchdog. Plus, Trump urges a swift reopening of the economy as health experts warn about insufficient testing. The Trump administration is under fire for its plan to end the current National Guard deployment one day short of benefit eligibility. And a new poll shows Joe Biden leading Trump by 11 points. Ben Rhodes, Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Rep. Max Rose and Charlie Cook also join Lawrence O’Donnell.

    • 43 min

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