PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 17, 18,19, & 20, 2020, Full Episode: President Donald Trump Denies Election Results As COVID-19 Spikes, Washington Week Extra: The Road to the Georgia Runoffs, Nov 20, 2020, and WHEN COVID, THE ELECTION AND THE FEDERAL RESERVE COLLIDE, by Lisa Desjardins, @LisaDNews, Correspondent
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 17th, 18th, 19th, & 20th, 2020
CBS News: Barack Obama speaks out on politics, life in the White House, and Donald Trump, Nov 15, 2020 CBS Sunday Morning
60 Minutes: 2017: President Obama on eight years in the White House, Nov 13, 2020
CNN News: Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for Covid-19, Nov 20, 2020, Michigan lawmakers rebuff Trump after White House meeting, Nov 20, 2020, Exclusive: Dr. Birx speaks with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Nov 20, 2020
NowThis News : Rudy Giuliani’s Hair Dye Leaks at One-of-a-Kind Press Conference | NowThis, Nov 20, 2020, Kayleigh McEnany Claims Trump Didn’t Get Peaceful Transition, Nov 20, 2020,
ABC News: President Trump in legal, financial jeopardy after leaving office, Nov 13, 2020
Crooked Media: Presidential Historian Reacts to Trump’s Refusal to Concede | Lovett or Leave It, Nov 15, 2020
MSNBC: ‘Meltdown’: As Rudy Giuliani Flails In Court, Trump Hides In WH | The Beat With Ari Melber, Nov 20, 2020, In Wake Of Trump Loss, GOP Senator Ensnared In Voting Scandal | The Beat With Ari Melber, Nov 17, 2020, Lawrence – ‘Another Day, Another Trump Vengeance Firing’ | The Last Word, Nov 18, 2020, Bob Woodward – Trump Testing How Far People Will Go Along With Him | The Last Word, Nov 17, 2020, Remember When Ted Cruz Promised We Would Stop Caring About Covid-19 After The Election? | All In, Nov 17, 2020, Cybersecurity Chief Fired; Openly Debunked Trump’s Voter Fraud Lies | Rachel Maddow, Nov 18, 2020, ‘Fantasy World’: Lawyer Who Argued Against Rudy Giuliani Recaps Absurdity In Court | All In, Nov 17, 2020, Graham Faces Questions For Reaching Out To GA Election Officials | The 11th Hour, Nov 18, 2020
Glenn Kirschner: Lindsey Graham Pressures Georgia Secretary of State to Toss Votes. Biden Mulls Over Investigations, Nov 17, 2020
The Daily Show: Faithless Electors & Trump – If You Don’t Know, Now You Know | The Daily Social Distancing Show, Nov 17, 2020, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Late Night: Rudy Giuliani and Lindsey Graham Lead Trump’s Coup Attempt: A Closer Look, Nov 18, 2020, Late Night with Seth Meyers
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PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 20, 2020
Nov 20, 2020 PBS NewsHour
Friday on the NewsHour, President-elect Joe Biden forges ahead with his transition to the White House as President Donald Trump shows no signs of conceding. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham calls for a reset on the nation’s COVID-19 response as cases surge across the country. And music legend Dolly Parton reflects on a year marked by a pandemic and why she is creating more than ever before. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS Biden forges ahead on transition despite Trump’s resistance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-IB9… Trump’s refusal to concede ‘awful’ for the U.S., Flake says https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnWjA… News Wrap: Pfizer seeks approval for COVID-19 vaccine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWOfo… ‘We need a reset’ on COVID-19, New Mexico governor says https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCZ5W… Shields and Brooks on danger of Trump’s refusal to concede https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3os4G… Remembering 5 coronavirus victims https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXPMe… Dolly Parton on finding creativity after 7 decades of hits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEPwK… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 19, 2020
Nov 19, 2020 PBS NewsHour
Thursday on the NewsHour, U.S. health experts express worry as coronavirus rages and holiday gatherings approach. Plus: The pandemic’s public health and economic toll, President Trump’s latest attempts to challenge election results, the legal questions around vote counts, U.S.-Israel policy, political polling under scrutiny, Ethiopia’s humanitarian crisis and the fate of unemployed older workers. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS As virus rages, CDC urges Americans to skip holiday travel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm1L9… Why Americans need more federal aid to survive the pandemic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_Z1z… News Wrap: Death toll from Hurricane Iota rises https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1RL6… As lawsuits founder, Trump contacts GOP election officials https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooO8V… Pompeo’s ‘unprecedented’ trip to the occupied West Bank https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WPbSh… What went wrong with polling in 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eoIyr… Inside the conflict bringing Ethiopia to crisis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3M-Bx… How pandemic unemployment could end older workers’ careers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjr27… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 18, 2020
Nov 18, 2020 PBS NewsHour
Wednesday on the NewsHour, President Trump and his allies continue to pursue legal challenges to the election, but Congress is moving forward to a new term. Plus: Trump’s termination of a top cybersecurity official, the fallout of Krebs’ firing, Georgia’s historic recount, health considerations for the holidays, Germany’s far right resurgence and an effort to preserve the iconic American barn. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS News Wrap: U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxV-Y… How Trump could complicate federal government funding https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP29x… Why Trump fired official charged with securing U.S. election https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCoU_… What Trump’s ‘special bond’ with supporters means for future https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iSHy… Behind the ballots in Georgia’s historic hand recount https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWhdy… Medical expert urges Americans not to travel for holidays https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlacM… How right-wing extremists infiltrated German security forces https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edacS… In rural Michigan, old barns become new art https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3T1RW… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
PBS NewsHour full episode, Nov. 17, 2020
Nov 17, 2020 PBS NewsHour
Tuesday on the NewsHour, social media executives face a barrage of questions on Capitol Hill. Plus: What election workers think of President Trump’s attacks on voting, the latest from the president and his allies, H.R. McMaster on U.S. troop movements, Sen. Chris Coons on the presidential transition, Wuhan a year after the novel coronavirus appeared, abuse in the Boy Scouts and healing movement. WATCH TODAY’S SEGMENTS News Wrap: U.S. COVID cases rise 80 percent in 2 weeks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uU3Zo… Social media CEOs defend content policies to Senate panel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BRpc… Why election officials say this vote was ‘the most secure’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxJ7_… How GOP is reacting to Trump’s continued election defiance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAmqq… McMaster: U.S. has ‘partnered’ with Taliban in Afghanistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVCY1… Coons: Trump’s defiance ‘putting American lives at risk’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fp2Am… A year after COVID appeared, Wuhan tells China’s virus story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwn07… Can the Boy Scouts survive a flood of sexual abuse claims? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA5Fe… These Parkinson’s patients find relief at the barre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3nOE… Christopher Krebs defended the election. Trump fired him https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McD2r… Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2HfsCD6
Full Episode: President Donald Trump Denies Election Results As COVID-19 Spikes
Nov 20, 2020 Washington Week
President Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results, taking aid from his lawyer and Republican leaders that have resulted in no overturn in Biden’s victory. The panel also discussed the fate of the nation as the pandemic surges, while COVID-19 stimulus talks are put on hold for yearning Americans. Panel: Paula Reid of CBS News, Asma Khalid of NPR, Peter Baker of The New York Times Watch the latest full show and Extra here: https://pbs.org/washingtonweek Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2ZEPJNs Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonweek Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonweek
Extra: The Road to the Georgia Runoffs
Nov 20, 2020 Washington Week
The nation is looking to Georgia as the state’s two Senate runoff elections are right around the corner. The panel continued the conversation from the broadcast and discussed a private phone call between Republican senators expressing their views on Trump’s ongoing election feud, and what the future of the Senate might be in 2021. Panel: Paula Reid of CBS News, Asma Khalid of NPR, Peter Baker of The New York Times
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 20th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
Nov 20, 2020 NBC News
Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for Covid-19, police respond to shooting at Wisconsin mall, and Pfizer applies for emergency use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 01:30 Donald Trump JR. Tests Positive For COVID-19 01:36 Mall Shooting Leaves Multiple People Injured 04:07 Pfizer Seeks FDA Emergency Approval For Vaccine 06:38 New Crackdowns As U.S. Tops 185,000 Daily COVID Cases 08:50 1 In 5 U.S. Hospitals Faces Dire Staffing Shortages 10:49 Trump Falsely Claims ‘I Won’ The Election 11:10 Georgia Certifies Biden Victory After Hand Recount 11:29 Trump Hosts Michigan GOP As He Seeks To Overturn Defeat 12:42 Biden Celebrates 78th Birthday, Meets Top Democrats 13:17 Massive Testing Crush Ahead Of Thanksgiving 14:50 Judge Hails ‘Daniel’s Law’ Named After Slain Son 15:48 Long Lines As Travelers Defy CDC Holiday Warning 17:07 High-Speed Police Chase Ends With Pond Plunge » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 19th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
Nov 19, 2020 NBC News
President-elect Biden blasts ‘incredible irresponsibility’ of President Trump’s refusal to concede, CDC warns against traveling for Thanksgiving, and the impact of the pandemic on isolated older Americans and ways to help. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 01:54 Biden: Trump ‘One Of The Most Irresponsible President’s Ever 02:12 Biden Not Ruling Out Legal Action Against Trump 02:52 First White House Task Force Briefing Since July 03:23 Biden, Trump Administration Vow No National Lockdown 03:39 Trump Escalates Election Challenges And Falsehoods 04:43 CDC Warns Americans Not To Travel For Thanksgiving 07:20 Covid Vaccine Roll Out Faces Major Challenges 09:11 Inside Rural Hospital At The Breaking Point 11:10 Pompeo Makes Unprecedented Visit To West Bank 12:43 Nuclear Watchdog Urges U.S. Not To Strike Iran 13:36 New Police Video In Fatal Shooting Of Two Black Teens 15:34 Pandemic Takes Devastating Toll On Older Americans 18:21 Does Deep Cleaning Stop The Spread Of Covid-19?
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 18th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
Nov 18, 2020 NBC News
Pfizer says Covid-19 vaccine is 95 percent effective, FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again after two fatal crashes, and new fallout after Trump fires top cybersecurity official. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews
NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) – November 17th, 2020 | NBC Nightly News
Nov 17, 2020 NBC News
President Trump orders drawdown of troops in Iraq, Afghanistan, considered Iran strike, coronavirus cases rise in every state, and family works to help others after young son dies by suicide amid pandemic. Watch “NBC Nightly News With Lester Holt” at 6:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. CT (or check your local listings). 00:00 Intro 2:08 Trump Transition Delay Raising Security Concerns 4:08 Rocket Attack In Baghdad’s Green Zone 5:05 Biden Receives Unofficial National Security Briefing 5:55 Kamala Harris & Lindsey Graham First-Bump On senate Floor 6:01 Biden Doesn’t Want Trump Probes To Consume Presidency 6:15 Trump Fires Head Of Election Cybersecurity 6:45 Catastrophic Coronavirus Surge In All 50 States » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews
Barack Obama speaks out on politics, life in the White House, and Donald Trump
Nov 15, 2020 CBS Sunday Morning
In his first television interview since the election of Joe Biden as the 46th President, former President Barack Obama sits down with “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King to discuss the first volume of his memoirs, “A Promised Land.” He talks about the enormous opposition he experienced as he entered the White House; the impact of his political career on his family; and why he campaigned for his former vice president – and spoke out so vociferously against his successor, President Donald Trump. Subscribe to the “CBS Sunday Morning” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20gXwJT Get more of “CBS Sunday Morning”
2017: President Obama on eight years in the White House
Nov 13, 2020 60 Minutes
Barack Obama’s final interview with 60 Minutes as president of the United States. https://cbsn.ws/3kyvQRG Subscribe to the 60 Minutes Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1S7CLRu Watch Full Episodes of 60 Minutes HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Qkjo1F Get more 60 Minutes from 60 Minutes: Overtime HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1KG3sdr Relive past episodes and interviews with 60 Minutes Rewind HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlZiGI Follow 60 Minutes on Instagram HERE: http://bit.ly/23Xv8Ry Like 60 Minutes on Facebook HERE: http://on.fb.me/1Xb1Dao
Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for Covid-19
Nov 20, 2020 CNN
Michigan lawmakers rebuff Trump after White House meeting
Nov 20, 2020 CNN
Members of the Michigan state legislature’s Republican leadership who met with President Donald Trump at the White House Friday afternoon said they “have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan.” The Michigan lawmakers — who visited the White House at the invitation of the President — didn’t say anything to suggest they were going along with Trump’s long-shot effort to overturn the results of the election he lost to President-elect Joe Biden. “As legislative leaders, we will follow the law and follow the normal process regarding Michigan’s electors, just as we have said throughout this election,” Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield said in a joint statement after the meeting. A person familiar with Friday’s meeting said the session was cordial as the group explained to the President the process for certifying the election and assigning electors in their state. “Michigan’s certification process should be a deliberate process free from threats and intimidation,” the lawmakers said in their statement. “Allegations of fraudulent behavior should be taken seriously, thoroughly investigated, and if proven, prosecuted to the full extent of the law. And the candidates who win the most votes win elections and Michigan’s electoral votes. These are simple truths that should provide confidence in our elections.” Trump did not apply any overt pressure on the lawmakers to try and shift electors from Biden to himself, or to prevent the vote from being certified, the person familiar with the meeting said, but the President did appear interested in the explanation the lawmakers offered. #2020Election #CNN #News
Exclusive: Dr. Birx speaks with CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Nov 20, 2020 CNN
Rudy Giuliani’s Hair Dye Leaks at One-of-a-Kind Press Conference | NowThis
Nov 20, 2020 NowThis News
Leaky hair dye, hot mic issues, a list of wild accusations — here’s what went down at the Trump campaign’s one-of-a-kind press conference about alleged voter fraud. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis Rudy Giuliani made some wild claims on alleged voter ‘fraud’ as hair dye dripped down his face. On the Trump campaign’s official stream of the event, a hot mic picked up audio of people mocking him. Trump’s allies have lost 31 of their legal challenges to the election. There is no evidence of any widespread voter fraud. #Giuliani #Trump #News #NowThis #NowThisNews
Kayleigh McEnany Claims Trump Didn’t Get Peaceful Transition | NowThis
Nov 20, 2020 NowThis News
The Trump admin is trying to rewrite history by saying they were denied a peaceful transfer of power, totally contradicting earlier statements — roll the tape. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a press briefing that Donald Trump was denied a peaceful transfer of power back when he won the 2016 election against Hillary Clinton. But receipts don’t lie. For more politics videos, follow NowThis News. #KayleighMcEnany #Trump #Obama #News #NowThis #NowThisNews
President Trump in legal, financial jeopardy after leaving office
Nov 13, 2020 ABC News
ABC News’ Devin Dwyer reports on the many legal and financial vulnerabilities President Donald Trump faces after his term ends, and whether he can pardon himself before leaving the White House.
Presidential Historian Reacts to Trump’s Refusal to Concede | Lovett or Leave It
Nov 15, 2020 Crooked Media
Lovett is joined by presidential historian Michael Beschloss to discuss Trump’s unprecedented refusal to concede and what history can teach us about healing our nation’s divisions. Subscribe to our channel! https://www.youtube.com/crookedmedia?… Crooked believes that we need a better conversation about politics, culture, and the world around us—one that doesn’t just focus on what’s broken, but what we can do to fix it. At a time when it’s increasingly easy to feel cynical or hopeless, former Obama staffers Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor have created a place where people can have sane conversations that inform, entertain, and inspire action. In 2017 they started Crooked with Pod Save America—a no-bullshit conversation about politics. Since then, we continue to add shows, voices, and opportunities for activism, because it’s up to all of us to do our part to build a better world. That’s it. End of mission. Want some pep talks, the most important things to do/know, and the occasional dog pic? Shoot us a text at (323) 405-9944 Written content at http://www.crooked.com Follow Crooked on Twitter https://twitter.com/crookedmedia Follow Crooked on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/CrookedMedia/ Follow Crooked on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/crookedmedia/
‘Meltdown’: As Rudy Giuliani Flails In Court, Trump Hides In WH | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC
Nov 20, 2020 MSNBC
As Trump continues to lose in court over his election fraud claims, MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber provides an update on the ongoing litigation and breaks down Rudy Giuliani’s bizarre behavior in court. Washington Post reporter Libby Casey and journalist Blake Zeff join to discuss Giuliani’s distracting behavior and the GOP’s efforts to undermine the election, Casey asserting “you could not script this.” (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. http://www.thebeatwithari.com). Aired on 11/20/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About The Beat with Ari Melber: Former lawyer Ari Melber leads this show that provides in-depth analysis of the day’s biggest news stories. “”The Beat”” features guest interviews in addition to reporting on stories from across the country. The stories that are covered span across the political spectrum. In addition to his law background, Melber is a former Senate staffer, giving him a unique perspective to share on the political happenings coming out of Washington, D.C.
In Wake Of Trump Loss, GOP Senator Ensnared In Voting Scandal | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC
Nov 17, 2020 MSNBC
New bombshell allegations against Sen. Lindsey Graham assert he pushed to have legally cast ballots thrown out during a phone call with Georgia’s Republican secretary of state. MSNBC’s Ari Melber discusses the breaking story with Judiciary Committee member Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, who asserts Graham “may have crossed the line into illegality” in an effort to “rip away” Biden’s victory. Aired on 11/14/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc
Lindsey Graham Pressures Georgia Secretary of State to Toss Votes. Biden Mulls Over Investigations
Nov 17, 2020 Glenn Kirschner
In a remarkable turn of events, the Republican Secretary of State in Georgia reports that Senator Lindsey Graham pressured him to toss out lawfully cast ballots, prompting Congressman Hakeem Jeffries to demand a Department of Justice investigation. Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden ruminates over how his administration will approach the issue of investigating the crimes of Trump and company over the past four years. Here is a proposed solution to the concern expressed by Biden of not wanting his administration consumed by endless Trump investigations. Please consider becoming a #TeamJustice patron at: https://www.patreon.com/glennkirschner My podcast, “Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner” can be downloaded where you get your podcasts. Follow me on: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/glennkirschner2 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glennkirschner2 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glennkirsch…
Faithless Electors & Trump – If You Don’t Know, Now You Know | The Daily Social Distancing Show
Nov 17, 2020 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
How can faithless electors hand Trump the presidency? Here’s what electors exactly are, how they came about, and the various loopholes that allow for faithless electors to vote against their state’s electorate. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #FaithlessElectors To help Meals on Wheels deliver food to elderly Americans especially in need due to the pandemic, please donate at https://dailyshow.com/MealsOnWheels Subscribe to The Daily Show: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwWh… Follow The Daily Show: Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheDailyShow Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedailyshow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedailyshow Watch full episodes of The Daily Show for free: http://www.cc.com/shows/the-daily-sho…
Lawrence: ‘Another Day, Another Trump Vengeance Firing’ | The Last Word | MSNBC
Nov 18, 2020 MSNBC
Donald Trump fired his top cybersecurity official, Christopher Krebs, via tweet. Lawrence O’Donnell explains why we should thank Christopher Krebs for doing the right thing. Aired on 11/17/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell: Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of “”The West Wing,”” Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. O’Donnell convenes diverse panels of guests, including a variety of politicians and cultural voices, to offer unique viewpoints and perspective. In his signature style, O’Donnell highlights the latest news developments and offers his take on the political stories driving the national conversation.
Bob Woodward: Trump Testing How Far People Will Go Along With Him | The Last Word | MSNBC
Nov 17, 2020 MSNBC
Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bob Woodward tells Lawrence O’Donnell that Donald Trump is testing the waters to see how far Republicans and White House aides will support his refusal to concede. Aired on 11/16/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc
Remember When Ted Cruz Promised We Would Stop Caring About Covid-19 After The Election? | All In
Nov 17, 2020 MSNBC
Republicans like Ted Cruz couldn’t fathom that the steps some leaders were taking to stop Covid-19 were driven by serious concerns. Instead they suggested that it was all some elaborate conspiracy to kneecap Trump—and would go away after the election. Aired on 11/17/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About All In with Chris Hayes: Chris Hayes delivers the biggest news and political stories of the day with a commitment to in-depth reporting that consistently seeks to hold the nation’s leaders accountable for their actions. Drawing from his background as a reporter, Hayes at times reports directly from the scene of a news event as it occurs to provide a firsthand account, digging deep and speaking with people who represent different points of view. Hayes brings the nation’s officials, legislators, policymakers, and local activists to the table to address key issues affecting communities across America.
Cybersecurity Chief Fired; Openly Debunked Trump’s Voter Fraud Lies | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
Nov 18, 2020 MSNBC
Ali Velshi reports on lame duck Donald Trump’s firing of Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, despite Krebs’ success securing the 2020 election and his productivity in debunking post-election disinformation of the sort Trump has been promoting to avoid facing his election defeat. Aired on 11/17/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About The Rachel Maddow Show: Through her unique approach to storytelling, Rachel Maddow provides in-depth reporting to illuminate the current state of political affairs and reveals the importance of transparency and accountability from our leaders. Maddow seeks to explain our complex world and deliver news in a way that’s illuminating and dynamic, connecting the dots to make sense of complex issues. Maddow also conducts interviews with individuals at the center of current news stories to provide important perspective.
‘Fantasy World’: Lawyer Who Argued Against Rudy Giuliani Recaps Absurdity In Court | All In | MSNBC
Nov 17, 2020 MSNBC
“The Trump campaign came in, through Mr. Giuliani, asserting a fantasy world,” says Mark Aronchick. “I sat there dumbfounded because the story presented by Mr. Giuliani bore no relationship to the actual complaint in the case.” Aired on 11/17/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc
Rudy Giuliani and Lindsey Graham Lead Trump’s Coup Attempt: A Closer Look
Nov 18, 2020 Late Night with Seth Meyers
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Graham Faces Questions For Reaching Out To GA Election Officials | The 11th Hour | MSNBC
Nov 18, 2020 MSNBC
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is facing growing questions after Georgia’s GOP secretary of state alleged Graham pushed him to toss out legal votes in the state’s recount. Eugene Robinson reacts. Aired on 11/17/2020. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About The 11th Hour with Brian Williams: Brian Williams delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context for viewers. Broadcast live from New York, Williams’ show convenes a dynamic panel of guests to offer a forward-thinking look at the critical stories that are expected to drive the conversation the following morning. Williams has also anchored The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more.
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PBS News: WHEN COVID, THE ELECTION AND THE FEDERAL RESERVE COLLIDE
By Lisa Desjardins, @LisaDNews
As President Donald Trump refuses to concede, coronavirus cases continue to reach new heights and Congress nears a bumpy end to its session, the stormy waves of 2020 politics converged today in the U.S. Capitol in a single vote. And this has presented us the opportunity to touch on and update you on all of it.
Congress and the coronavirus
- 30 members of Congress have tested positive for or been presumed positive for COVID-19 since March. The latest four came in the past few days: Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Reps. Don Young, R-Alaska, Tim Walberg, R-Mich., and Cheri Bustos, D-Ill.
- Many others have had to self-quarantine at various points due to known exposure.
Coronavirus and the Federal Reserve nominee
Today, the U.S. Senate held a key vote on a controversial nominee for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors.
Judy Shelton is an economist and controversial nominee from Trump who draws strong praise and equally strong criticism. She has sharply attacked the Fed and decisions made by chair Jerome Powell, and has openly called for a return to the gold standard as the basis of the U.S. monetary system.
Her views put her at odds with Democrats but also drew opposition from three Republican senators.
With 53 Republicans currently seated in the Senate, she could have squeaked through with the support of 50 and a tie breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence. Also helping her chances was the potential absence of Sen. Kamala Harris, the vice president-elect, who has been in Delaware preparing for the transition but who has not yet resigned her seat.
But unlike the House, the Senate chose not to allow proxy voting amid the pandemic. Senators must be physically present.
Yesterday, Grassley announced he was quarantining after being exposed to COVID-19 and today confirmed he tested positive for the virus. Days earlier, Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., announced he would self-quarantine.
The result? A gripping (for political nerds) math problem.
- Republicans went from having 53 Senate votes, to a starting point of 51.
- Subtract the three Republicans opposed to Shelton and they were down to 48.
- No Democrats were going to vote to approve Shelton.
- That could have led to a 48-48 tie, with Pence as tie-breaker, if Harris did not attend.
But late Tuesday morning, Democrats got the message to Harris that her vote could be critical. She made it to the Capitol in time, voted, and the Shelton nomination was blocked. For now. Republicans can try to return to it, but they have a narrow window. They are on holiday recess next week, and on the following Monday, Nov. 30, they lose a seat in the chamber.
That is when newly elected Democratic Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly steps in to replace Republican Sen. Martha McSally after he defeated her in a special election. That will put the balance of power in the Senate at 52-48. If the three Republicans who were opposed to Shelton remain so, and Democrats don’t budge, Trump won’t have the numbers he needs to push through his nominee.
While the Shelton fight is not necessarily over, there are few remaining paths to victory.
FIVE OVERLOOKED POLITICAL STORIES FROM THE PAST WEEK
By Ian Couzens, @iancouzenz
Politics production assistant
Progressive House Democrats urge Biden against Defense chief with contractor ties. Nov. 12. A letter from Reps. Barbara Lee and Mark Pocan highlighted concerns over the connections between senior DOD leadership and military contractors, suggesting that record high defense budgets in recent years have been the cost of having senior defense personnel “intimately connected” to the corporations. Why it matters: Though Lee and Pocan won’t vote on Biden’s cabinet appointments, their letter offers a glimpse into how progressives would view the possible appointment of Michèle Flournoy, Biden’s likely top pick for Defense secretary who has also in recent years consulted for big-name defense contractors. Progressive senators could seek to block the appointment. — The Hill
A Black woman should fill Kamala Harris’ Senate seat, California caucus says. Nov. 13. The state’s Black leaders have put forth Reps. Karen Bass and Barbara Lee for consideration to replace Harris, but many are also pushing for a Latino to be appointed. Why it matters: Gov. Gavin Newsom’s choice has significant implications for representation and inclusivity and is likely to be highly scrutinized. A Latino senator would be a first for California, a state with a huge Latino population, but Harris is also currently the only Black woman serving in the Senate. — Sacramento Bee
Nevada becomes first state to protect same-sex marriage in its Constitution. Nov. 15. Nevada voters banned same-sex marriage in 2002, but 60 percent voted to protect it in 2020. Why it matters: With a new conservative majority in the Supreme Court, the amendment means same-sex marriage rights will be protected even if the 2015 ruling in Obergevell v. Hodges that legalized gay marriage nationwide is overturned. — The Baltimore Sun
The Biden team’s tug of war over Facebook. Nov. 16. Many Democrats view Facebook’s failure to prevent the spread of misinformation on its platform as an existential threat that needs to be tackled by the incoming administration, but President-elect Joe Biden has chosen people with close ties to the social media company to serve on his transition team. Why it matters: Some are concerned that instead of cracking down on the company, Biden could embrace the Obama administration’s friendly relationship with Facebook, potentially giving cabinet positions to company alums. — Politico
Perdue ducks debate against Ossoff ahead of January runoff. Nov. 16. After Georgia Sen. David Perdue canceled the last debate before the Nov. 3 election to attend a rally with President Donald Trump, he has again declined to debate competitor Jon Ossoff, saying he wants to focus on energizing his supporters. Why it matters: Voters asked to choose between Ossoff and Perdue for a second time will not get another chance to see them go head to head. This time, Perdue’s absence is drawing national attention, as the runoff is one of two in Georgia that will determine which party controls the Senate. — The Atlanta Journal Constitution
By Kate Grumke, @KGrumke
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“Andromeda Galaxy at Arm’s Length?” © Nicolas Lefaudeux (France), galaxies winner and overall winner. “Have you ever dreamt of touching a galaxy? This version of the Andromeda Galaxy seems to be at arm’s length among clouds of stars. Unfortunately, this is just an illusion, as the galaxy is still 2 million light-years away. In order to obtain the tilt-shift effect, the photographer 3D-printed a part to hold the camera at an angle at the focus of the telescope. The blur created by the defocus at the edges of the sensor gives this illusion of closeness to Andromeda.”
The 2020 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest gathers a trove of sublime shots capturing otherwise unseen phenomena and distant fixtures of outer space. With more than 5,000 entries from six continents, the 12th annual competition includes Nicolas Lefaudeux’s photograph of the Andromeda Galaxy two million light-years away, one by Rafael Schmall that frames the lit trails of Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites, and another of the Aurora Borealis reflecting on the ice by Kristina Makeeva (previously).
Starting October 23, 2020, the top photographs will be on display at the National Maritime Museum. Until then, pick up a copy of this year’s book that collects all 140 winning and shortlisted shots, and explore some of Colossal’s favorites below.
“Iceland “© Kristina Makeeva (Russia) aurorae highly commended. “Winters in Iceland require some training in terms of wind protection equipment. Iceland is a country with very strong winds, so a stable tripod is required to shoot the aurora. Many astrophotographers wait in a certain place for several hours to capture the Aurora Borealis. The photographer was lucky in this instance as she waited near Diamond Beach where the reflection of the aurora on the ice was beautiful.”
“The Prison of Technology” © Rafael Schmall (Hungary), people and space winner. “The star in the centre of the image is the Albireo double star, surrounded by the trails of moving satellites. How many more might there be by the time we reach next year’s competition? There could be thousands of moving dots in the sky. In order to create astrophotos, photographers have to carefully plan where to place the telescope, and this will be more difficult in the future with more satellites in the way.”
“Light Bridge in the Sky” © Xiuquan Zhang (China), aged 12, young competition highly commended. “The photographer visited Iceland with his mother in 2019. The sky there is wonderful every night. The photographer had never seen such a scene before! The aurora is magical, as you can see in this photo.”
“Cosmic Inferno” © Peter Ward (Australia), stars and nebulae winner. “NGC 3576 is a well-known nebula in southern skies but is shown here without any stars. The software reveals just the nebula, which has been mapped into a false color palette. The scene takes on the look of a celestial fire-maelstrom. The image is intended to reflect media images taken in Australia during 2019 and 2020, where massive bushfires caused the destruction of native forests and have claimed over 12 million acres of land. It shows nature can act on vast scales and serves as a stark warning that our planet needs nurturing.”
“Desert Magic” © Stefan Leibermann (Germany), skyscapes runner up. “The photographer took this image during a trip through Jordan. He stayed for three days in the desert at Wadi Rum. During the night, the photographer tried to capture the amazing starry sky over the desert. He used a star tracker device to capture the sky. The photographer found this red dune as a foreground and captured the imposing Milky Way centre in the sky.”
“Observe the Heart of the Galaxy” © Tian Li (China), people and space runner up. “This image depicts the photographer climbing the radio telescope and Mingantu solar radio telescope array. First, the photographer tested and moved his camera so that the M8 and M20 nebulae would appear right next to the telescope. After taking the foreground image, he moved his camera a little bit but still pointing at the same location in the sky, and captured the background with an equatorial mount.”
“Tycho Crater Region with Colours” © Alain Paillou (France), our moon winner. “The Tycho crater is one of the most famous craters on the Moon. This huge impact has left very impressive scars on the Moon’s surface. With the colours of the soils, Tycho is even more impressive. This picture combines one session with a black-and-white camera, to capture the details and sharpness, and one session with a colour camera, to capture the colours of the soils. These colours come mainly from metallic oxides in small balls of glass and can give useful information about the Moon’s geology and history. The blue shows a high titanium oxide concentration and the red shows high iron oxide concentration. This picture reveals the incredible beauty and complexity of our natural satellite.”
“The Green Lady” © Nicholas Roemmelt (Germany), aurorae winner. “The photographer had heard a lot of stories about the ‘lady in green’. Although he has had the chance to photograph the Northern Lights many times, he had never seen the ‘green lady’ before. On a journey to Norway, she unexpectedly appeared with her magical green clothes making the whole sky burn with green, blue, and pink colours.”
“The Dolphin Jumping out of an Ocean of Gas” © Connor Matherne (USA), stars and nebulae runner up. “This target is officially known as Sh2-308, but the photographer has always enjoyed calling it the Dolphin Nebula. It is a bubble of gas being shed by the bright blue star in the centre of the image as it enters its pre-supernova phase. The red star to the right could possibly be influencing the shape too and might be responsible for the bill of the dolphin. While it won’t explode in our lifetimes, seeing the warning signs are quite neat. It never hurts to say that the warning signs are the most beautiful part of this particular target!”