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NYT: DOJ surveilled Trump's political opponents
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on 6/11 and reports on the shocking New York Times report that found the DOJ under Trump collected surveillance on at least two House Democrats, their aides and families. Melber discusses how accountability can be pursued in light of the Trump DOJ scandal. New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg joins.
FBI director grilled on investigating Trump, Giuliani, Capitol riot
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on 6/10 and reports on FBI Director Christopher Wray testifying on Capitol hill today on a range of topics from Rudy Giuliani to Trump and the January 6th Capitol riot. Melber also dives into the ongoing Trump investigation and if the Manhattan D.A. has the authority to an ex-president. Manhattan D.A. candidate Tali Farhadian Weinstein joins.
Will Trump Org CFO flip?
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, June 9, and reports on the billionaire tax controversy, the criminal probe into Rudy Giuliani, the pressure on Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg to flip on the former president, and President Biden’s first foreign trip. Erin Gloria Ryan and Chai Komanduri join.
In major shift, Biden breaks off talks with GOP on jobs agenda
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, June 8, and reports on Biden's infrastructure negotiations with the GOP, the criminal probes into Rep. Matt Gaetz and the Trump Organization, and a new report that reveals years of tax avoidance by the ultra-wealthy. NYU law professor Melissa Murray and The Nation's Joan Walsh join.
Senior Trump Org official testifies before grand jury
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, June 7, and reports on the criminal probe into the Trump Organization, the GOP's obstruction effort, the Capitol Hill riot, and the news Trump's chief of staff pressed the DOJ to investigate false election fraud claims. Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich and MSNBC's Neal Katyal join.
Top Trump Org official called to testify before grand jury
MSNBC's Jason Johnson fills in for MSNBC's Ari Melber to host "The Beat" on Friday, June 4, and reports on Mike Pence's recent statement on the insurrection, the latest in the criminal probe into the Trump Organization, the new government report about UFOs, and the GOP push to end jobless benefits. The Nation's Elie Mystal and former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman join.