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Obama on Trump: Tweeting doesn’t solve problems
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, October 21, and reports on Obama’s first in-person campaign event for Biden and the state of the race 13 days out of Election Day. Pollster Cornell Belcher, The New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay and former Trump aide Rick Gates join.
New signs Dems winning the early vote
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, October 20, and reports on the latest in early voting, this week’s final presidential debate and SCOTUS’s latest ruling. Mary Trump, niece of Donald Trump, also joins for a special interview. Finally, Melber recaps a rare conversation he hosted with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.
Early voting up 400% compared to 2016
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, October 19, and reports on the 2020 election and Russia’s latest hacking campaign. Melber also delivers a special report that traces what Trump University reveals about Trump’s MAGA supporters ahead of Election Day. Errin Haines, Nicholas Kristof, Steve Schmidt and Scott Adams all join.
“Bloodbath”: Some GOP leaders see Trump losing in blue wave
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, October 16, and reports on the rising number of Republicans distancing themselves from Trump just before Election Day, the latest political controversy Rudy Giuliani has found himself caught up in, and the Trump administration’s efforts to downplay Covid-19 publicly while privately informing investors of the virus’s danger. Michael Steele, Brittney Cooper, Michael Cohen and Jeff Garlin all join.
Biden builds lead in states Trump won in 2016
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, October 15, and reports on the tight nature of this year's election and the bombshell news that the Trump campaign was downplaying the danger of Covid-19 while privately giving investors a heads up on how bad the pandemic would be. Melber also gives a special report on why Election Day might look different this year. Eugene Robinson, Tony Schwartz, Sally Kohn and Jelani Cobb join.
Trump losing ground as he turns off crucial demographics
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, October 14, and reports on the trouble Trump now faces as key voting blocs now swing toward Biden, the DOJ’s failed investigation into the Obama administration and the ongoing SCOTUS nomination hearing. Neal Katyal, Barbara Res and Rick Gates join.