Friday, August 11, 2017
Former Russian Ambassador Michael McFaul goes on epic rant after Trump 'disses Americans - to praise Putin'
It took Donald Trump nearly two weeks to speak about Putin's order to expel 755 Americans from the U.S. embassy in Moscow. Instead of condemning the act, Trump thanked Putin for helping "cut our payroll" and again criticized the special counsel's investigation.
Fmr. Sen. Gordon Humphrey left the GOP the day after Trump was elected. After Trump's "dangerous" rhetoric on North Korea, he tells Lawrence O'Donnell why "Trump should be relieved of the powers of the presidency at the earliest date" under the 25th Amendment.
Sue Mi Terry, former NSC senior analyst on North Korea, talks with Rachel Maddow about the intelligence on North Korea's military capability and why it is dangerous that the Trump administration is not able to deliver a clear policy message on North Korea.
Rachel Maddow shows the contrasting messaging from different members of the Trump team in how they're speaking about the potential threat from North Korea.
Greg Farrell, investigative reporter for Bloomberg News, talks with Rachel Maddow about Trump-Russia investigators looking into former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's financial records and what that might mean to the investigation broadly.
Rachel Maddow reports on former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort changing his legal team and adding a lawyer whose areas of specialty paint a stark picture of Manafort's legal concerns.
Rachel Maddow explains why this week's frantic bellicosity from Donald Trump toward North Korea does not seem to have had a distinct trigger.