Donald Trump's strong-arm ultimatum did not persuade House Republicans as Paul Ryan admits "Obamacare is the law of the land." Ezra Klein, Editor-in-Chief of Vox.com, and The Daily Beast's Rick Wilson join Lawrence O'Donnell.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
http://democracynow.org - We feature an extended excerpt of Senator Al Franken (D-MN) grilling Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing about the so-called frozen trucker case of Alphonse Maddin. Gorsuch ruled it was right for Maddin to be fired after he disobeyed a supervisor and abandoned the trailer that he was driving, because he was on the verge of freezing to death. "It is absurd to say this company is in its rights to fire him because he made the choice of possibly dying from freezing to death or causing other people to die possibly by driving in an unsafe vehicle," says Sen. Franken. "It makes me question your judgment."
http://democracynow.org - As confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch wrap up and Senate Democrats vow to filibuster his nomination, we look at Gorsuch’s ruling in a case known as the "frozen trucker." Truck driver Alphonse Maddin was fired after he disobeyed a supervisor and abandoned the trailer that he was driving, because he was on the verge of freezing to death. We speak with Robert Fetter, the attorney who represented Maddin in his wrongful termination lawsuit.
Rachel Maddow reviews the latest developments in the litany of investigations into the Donald Trump campaign while Trump's political agenda continues to fail.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks with Rachel Maddow about the investigations into the Donald Trump campaign's possible collaboration with Russia and whether Rep. Nunes can chair an objective investigation as House Intelligence Committee chairman.