Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.
Day 1: Biden gets to work undoing Trump policies after inauguration
Following his inauguration on Wednesday, Pres. Joe Biden immediately got to work issuing executive orders undoing several of his predecessor's policies. We discuss that, along with the history made as Kamala Harris becomes America's vice president with Philip Rucker, Susan Page, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Symone Sanders, Maya Wiley, James Carville, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Day 1,461: As Biden awaits inauguration, Trump's chaotic term comes to an end
With hours left in office, Trump ends his presidency by pardoning Steve Bannon according to multiple reports. Trump also ends his term with Washington, DC, on lockdown as Biden in Harris arrive to the nation's capital ahead of their inauguration. We discuss with Carol Leonnig, Joyce Vance, Kimberly Atkins, Peter Baker, Pete Souza, and Michael Beschloss.
Day 1,460: Feds eye threats to Biden inaugural as Trump's term ends in chaos
According to multiple reports, federal law enforcement are looking into multiple security threats to the Biden inauguration as Donald Trump's final days in office remain chaotically on brand. Ashley Parker, Sam Stein, Adm. James Stavridis, Dr. Céline Gounder, Jason Johnson, and Rick Wilson all join.
Day 1,457: Trump leaves Biden with security threats and a huge pandemic
Joe Biden will take office on January 20th with a slew of national security threats connected to the Trump-incited riot on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6th. Biden must also contend with an out-of-control Covid-19 pandemic worsened by the Trump admin.'s botched vaccine rollout. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Susan Page, Jeremy Bash, Dr. Kavita Patel, and Michael Moore.
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.
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.
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