Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.
Brittney Griner freed in US-Russia prisoner swap
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, December 8 and reports on WNBA star Brittney Griner freed in a US-Russia prisoner swap. Plus, new heat on Trump as the DOJ seeks to hold the Trump team in contempt of court. Rev. Al Sharpton, Maya Wiley, David Corn, Michael Steele and Rep. Byron Donalds join.
Jan 6 cmte plans final report release; More classified docs found at Trump storage site
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, December 7 and reports on the January 6 committee planning its final report release in two weeks. Plus, more classified documents found in a Trump storage site. Rapper Dave East shouting out MSNBC and Ari in a new track. David Kelley, Eugene Robinson, Alencia Johnson and Rick Hasen join.
Trump Org. guilty of tax fraud; Manhattan DA joins on conviction
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, December 12 and reports on the Trump Organization found guilty on all 17 counts in the NY tax fraud case. Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg joins on the breaking news. Plus, Michael Cohen on the conviction, and Chai Komanduri and Tia Mitchell join on the GA runoff.
Breaking down Jay-Z's verse on "What's Free" - Plus, "God Did" special report
In this exclusive podcast extra, listen to Ari Melber’s full “Beat” breakdown of Jay-Z's history lesson on the roots of American capitalism, drawing on his poem/verse on the Meek Mill song, “What’s Free,” marking its fourth anniversary. Plus, the original special report breaking down Jay-Z’s verse on “God Did.”
Last day of campaigning in crucial GA senate runoff; Trump illegal call to "terminate" Constitution
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, December 5 and reports on the last day of campaigning in the crucial GA senate runoff. James Carville and Renato Mariotti join. Plus, Trump White House veteran Marc Lotter joins on Trump's controversial call to terminate the Constitution and his 2024 presidential run.
Trump dealt key loss in Mar-A-Lago criminal case; Lee Daniels Fallback Friday
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, December 2 and reports on Trump's latest legal loss, with an appeals court ruling against Trump in the Mar-A-Lago documents criminal probe. This comes as the Jan. 6 committee meets behind closed doors about the final report. Plus, Jane Fonda joins on her activism, and producer and filmmaker Lee Daniels joins for a special Fallback Friday.
just because the right now turned their backs on trump doesn’t make them upstanding citizens now. what it says is they will say or do or vote for or say they will vote for anything that helps them win. their support of trump waning means they will look at another person or group that will help them win. they are not understanding of what being in gov means, being a civil servant is someone who serve the citizens of out democracy. those opportunists are all now looking for their next fix for winning $$&& not helping the country or regular citizens. grrrr
Good topics and conversations but horrible raps
When he starts rhyming, I turn to other podcasts. It's super cringy.
Stop trying to appeal to people via stupid, destructive rap songs! Try to inspire goodness instead Melber!