Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where the decision-makers stand on complex issues. Join her for analysis and discussion with the key newsmakers every weekday.
"Let's call it out for what it is"
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump and his allies still attempting to subvert the election results. Plus, Biden is reportedly growing impatient over the delay in beginning his transition, a warning from one of MSNBC’s own on the seriousness of the coronavirus, Obama reflects on having to congratulate Trump on his win 4 years ago, the few Republicans that have rebuked Trump’s attack on the election, new reporting on two fraud investigations into Trump and his finances, and Georgia certifies its election results after a recount.
Joined by: Phil Rucker, David Plouffe, Heidi Przybyla, Dr. Kavita Patel, Jonathan Capehart, Reverend Al Sharpton, Michael Steele, Olivia Troye, Jake Sherman, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Neal Katyal, Priscilla Thompson, and Basil Smikle
"The cascading crisis that we're seeing"
Nicolle Wallace discusses Donald Trump more occupied with false claims of election fraud then helping with the coronavirus pandemic. Plus, Biden does not rule out legal options to get the transition started, Obama says he's troubled by what he's seeing, and the CDC recommends against traveling for Thanksgiving.
Joined by: Phil Rucker, Dr. Taison Bell, Eddie Glaude, Mike Memoli, Donna Edwards, Nick Confessore, Tim Miller, John Heilemann, Jason Johnson, Andrew Weissmann, Charlie Sykes, Dr. Vin Gupta, Eugene Robinson, and Errin Haines
“Up is down and down is up”
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump firing the election security official who debunked claims of voter fraud. Plus, New York City closes its public schools, the pressure campaign against Georgia's secretary of state, Rudy Giuliani takes center stage in Trump's election fight, the coronavirus in the U.S. continues to breaks records, and the Trump campaign files a partial recount in Wisconsin.
Joined by: Frank Figliuzzi, Elizabeth Neumann, Jim Rutenberg, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Steve Schmidt, Alexi McCammond, Robert Costa, Dr. Celine Gounder, Michael Steele, Peter Baker, Michael Schmidt, Clint Watts, Shaquille Brewster, Aisha Mills, and Tim O’Brien
"We look ridiculous"
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Secretary of State of Georgia claiming Senator Lindsey Graham pressured him to toss out legal votes. Plus, the GOP sounding the alarm over Trump’s impact on the Senate runoff races in Georgia, the role of social media in the spread of disinformation, new coronavirus restrictions sweep across the U.S. as cases rise, Trump orders a draw down of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, Biden is weary of investigations into Trump when he leaves office, and Biden builds up his senior staff.
Joined by: Jonathan Lemire, Mark Salter, A.B. Stoddard, Donna Edwards, Robert Costa, Donny Deutsch, Kara Swisher, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Jeremy Bash, Brett McGurk, Ambassador Michael McFaul, Carol Lee, Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Dr. William Schaffner, Shaquille Brewster, Sam Stein, and Kim Atkins
"Determined to burn it all down"
Nicolle Wallace discusses Donald Trump still refusing to accept the election results as covid cases spike. Plus, Moderna announces its new vaccine is 95% effective, Joe Biden pushes for covid relief, Obama issues a warning on disinformation, the national security risks of Trump not conceding, the legal battles that await Trump after he leaves office, and how the world is viewing our election.
Joined by: Ashley Parker, Dr. Kavita Patel, David Plouffe, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Hans Nichols, Reverend Al Sharpton, Ben Rhodes, Elizabeth Neumann, John Heilemann, Mara Gay, Laurie Garrett, Nick Confessore, and Keir Simmons
Introducing Kamala: Next in Line
As a bonus for Deadline: White House listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Kamala: Next in Line, a six-part podcast from MSNBC and Wondery that goes inside the cross-cultural journey that led Senator Kamala Harris from her humble roots to become the first African-American woman to be the Vice Presidential nominee for a major party. From Oakland to Howard University, and California to Washington DC, experience her story as it has never been told before. Hosted by MSNBC's Joy Reid, the show features exclusive interviews with those who know her best, painting a picture of a woman who has fought her way to the top at every turn. Listen to the first episode, and subscribe to the series now: https://link.chtbl.com/description-kamala