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Trump mulls preemptive pardon for 20 allies
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, December 4, and reports on the news that Trump might pardon up to 20 aides and family members, the latest in the DOJ’s investigation into the “bribery-for-pardon” scheme involving the White House, and how Trump’s clams of “fraud” have backfired in Georgia. Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and author Michael Eric Dyson join.
"Clown car": Giuliani’s star witness mocked for off-the-rails allegations
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, December 3, and reports on the deposition against Ivanka Trump, Trump’s failure of leadership during the pandemic and the importance of the Senate runoff in Georgia. Billy Eichner and Thomas Friedman join.
Trump eyes pardons for Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric, Jared and Rudy
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, December 2, and reports on Barr’s decision to break with Trump and clarify there is no voter fraud, the possibility Trump will issue pardons for himself and his children and who Obama says he’d want to play him in a biopic. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Maya Wiley join.
DOJ investigating "bribery-for-pardon" scheme
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on December 1, and reports on the possibility Trump will pardon himself and Giuliani and the breaking news that the DOJ is investigating a "bribery-for-pardon" scheme out of the White House. Chairman Adam Schiff and Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman join.
Season 4 of The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg
As a bonus for The Beat listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of “The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg.” “The Oath” returns for Season 4 with more revealing conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to serve America. In the first episode, Chuck talks with former FBI Director, Robert Mueller, about his service in Vietnam and his ascent through the Justice Department to become the FBI Director. Listen to the first episode and subscribe to the series: https://link.chtbl.com/oath_s4_feed
Trump keeps losing, repeating election conspiracies
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, November 30, and reports on Biden’s administration picks, Trump’s ongoing legal challenges to the election results, and the history of the 1918 pandemic and lessons we can learn from it as Covid-19 continues to ravage communities. The 19th’s Errin Haines and Supermajority’s Juanita Tolliver both join.