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Day 1,456: Trump stays silent as FBI details threats to Biden inauguration
With six days left in office and a riot he incited in his wake, Trump stayed silent Thursday as the FBI detailed the security concerns with the Biden administration as tens of thousands of security forces patrol Washington, DC. Plus, Biden unveils his plan to distribute the Covid vaccine nationwide. We're joined by Jonathan Lemire, Jen Golbeck, Norm Eisen, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, John Heilemann, and Michael Steele.
Day 1,455: The U.S. House impeaches Trump... again
Donald Trump makes history in the worst way becoming the only American president ever impeached twice after he incitied his supporters to start a riot on Capitol Hill as lawmakers were certifying the 2020 election win of Joe Biden. We discuss with Shannon Pettypiece, Alexi McCammond, A.B. Stoddard, Thomas Friedman, Eugene Robinson, and David Jolly.
Day 1,454: McConnell reportedly abandons Trump on eve of impeachment vote
With more Republicans no longer standing by the president, The New York Times reports that Sen. Mitch McConnell is pleased that the House is moving to impeach him. We discuss that, plus the ballooning security concerns for Biden's inauguration, and the still out-of-control coronavirus pandemic. Joining us are Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Philip Rucker, Peter Baker, Melissa Murray, Carol Leonnig, Tom Nichols, and Dr. Céline Gounder.
Day 1,453: Trump faces second House impeachment vote after inciting riot
With nine days until Biden's inauguration, Trump faces another impeachment vote by the U.S. House after inciting a deadly siege by insurgents loyal to Trump on the U.S. Capitol. Plus, the Covid-19 pandemic continues get worsen as some states struggle with vaccine distribution. We're joined by Ashley Parker, Neal Katyal, Frank Figliuzzi, Michael Beschloss, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Ben Smith, and Dr. Vin Gupta.
Day 1,450: More Republicans finally turn on Trump after deadly insurrection
Trump has lost his Twitter account and more Republican allies as the fallout from the deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill he incited keeps growing with just 12 days until Joe Biden's inauguration. We're joined by Susan Page, Peter Baker, Jon Meacham, Clint Watts, Jen Golbeck, Rick Wilson, and Baratunde Thurston.
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.