Friday, August 18, 2017
Axios: Bannon met with Bob Mercer this week, "together they will be a well-funded force on the outside."
Lawrence O'Donnell reacts to President Donald Trump's newest lie about fighting terrorism, as well as top Republican senator Bob Corker saying Donald Trump lacks the "stability" and "competence" to be president.
New details: The Trump/Putin deal and the mercenary behind the scenes who has close ties to Mike Pence.
Veteran journalist and former LBJ press secretary Bill Moyers compares the Trump presidency to the Johnson administration. He tells Lawrence O'Donnell why Trump's reaction to the removal of Confederate statues demonstrates the president's consistent inconsistency.
Attorney Steven Harper has prepared a timeline with more than 400 data points of all the events surrounding the Trump team and Russia. He prepared it as if it had to be presented to a jury. Lawrence O'Donnell also discusses the findings with Bill Moyers.
Mayor Greg Stanton of Phoenix, Arizona, talks with Rachel Maddow about his request that Donald Trump cancel a planned campaign-style rally out of concerns about violence and further divisiveness in the wake of Trump's irresponsible reaction to the racist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Rachel Maddow notes the new reporting on White House staffers claiming to be shocked by Donald Trump's response to the racist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and points out that anyone who paid attention during the campaign should not be surprised now.
Rachel Maddow rounds up some of the military-related stories in the news, including the U.S. service chiefs speaking out in condemnation of racism and hate, and notes that in the U.S. military it is illegal to be a nazi scumbag.