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The Beat with Ari Melber

Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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  • 28.10.2020
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    Top Trump Org veterans back Biden

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on October 27, and reports on the latest updates in the 2020 presidential race. Melber hosts an exclusive panel with former Trump Organization associates and drops his interview with Wu-Tang Clan’s founding member RZA. Actress Debra Messing also joins.

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  • 27.10.2020
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    Trump under siege as new Covid-19 outbreak hits White House

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on October 26, and reports on the new Covid-19 outbreak engulfing the White House, the Democrats’ early voting lead, Obama’s latest rally for Joe Biden and the vote to confirm judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Democratic political consultant James Carville and Mary Trump both join.

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  • 24.10.2020
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    Biden hammers Trump on Covid-19 after debate

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on October 23, and reports on the last presidential debate and the unprecedented nature of this election. Melber also delivers a special report on voter suppression. Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and designer Kenneth Cole both join.

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  • 23.10.2020
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    Ari talks to Chuck Schumer ahead of final Trump-Biden debate

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on October 22, and reports on the last presidential debate and a new bombshell report of Russian election interference. Melber also hosts a special interview with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in his first appearance on “The Beat.” Political analyst Jason Johnson and SuperMajority’s Juanita Tolliver both join.

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  • 22.10.2020
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    Obama on Trump: Tweeting doesn’t solve problems

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, October 21, and reports on Obama’s first in-person campaign event for Biden and the state of the race 13 days out of Election Day. Pollster Cornell Belcher, The New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay and former Trump aide Rick Gates join.

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  • 21.10.2020
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    New signs Dems winning the early vote

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, October 20, and reports on the latest in early voting, this week’s final presidential debate and SCOTUS’s latest ruling. Mary Trump, niece of Donald Trump, also joins for a special interview. Finally, Melber recaps a rare conversation he hosted with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer.

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  • 20.10.2020
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    Early voting up 400% compared to 2016

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, October 19, and reports on the 2020 election and Russia’s latest hacking campaign. Melber also delivers a special report that traces what Trump University reveals about Trump’s MAGA supporters ahead of Election Day. Errin Haines, Nicholas Kristof, Steve Schmidt and Scott Adams all join.

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  • 17.10.2020
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    “Bloodbath”: Some GOP leaders see Trump losing in blue wave

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, October 16, and reports on the rising number of Republicans distancing themselves from Trump just before Election Day, the latest political controversy Rudy Giuliani has found himself caught up in, and the Trump administration’s efforts to downplay Covid-19 publicly while privately informing investors of the virus’s danger. Michael Steele, Brittney Cooper, Michael Cohen and Jeff Garlin all join.

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  • 16.10.2020
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    Biden builds lead in states Trump won in 2016

    MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, October 15, and reports on the tight nature of this year's election and the bombshell news that the Trump campaign was downplaying the danger of Covid-19 while privately giving investors a heads up on how bad the pandemic would be. Melber also gives a special report on why Election Day might look different this year. Eugene Robinson, Tony Schwartz, Sally Kohn and Jelani Cobb join.

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  • 15.10.2020
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    Trump losing ground as he turns off crucial demographics

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, October 14, and reports on the trouble Trump now faces as key voting blocs now swing toward Biden, the DOJ’s failed investigation into the Obama administration and the ongoing SCOTUS nomination hearing. Neal Katyal, Barbara Res and Rick Gates join.

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  • 14.10.2020
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    Senate clash over Judge Barrett's nomination

    MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday 10/13 and reports on day 2 of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Melber also reports on signs of high voter turnout for the election and Trump's poor performance in office over the last few months. "The Art of the Deal" co-author Tony Schwartz joins.

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  • 13.10.2020
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    Trump mocked for plan to wear “Superman” costume to show he beat Covid-19

    MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, October 12, and reports on the first day of Amy Coney Barrett’s SCOTUS hearing, Trump’s first super spreader event since he got Covid-19 and what early voting data can tell us about this year’s election. Jason Johnson, Jon Meacham and Elie Mystal join.

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  • 10.10.2020
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    Trump returns to rallies while hiding his COVID test

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, October 9, and reports on Trump’s plans to host a campaign rally just days after contracting Covid-19, the cancellation of the second presidential debate and the extremist attack against Michigan’s governor. The episode also features highlights from a special, pre-recorded interview with Ziggy Marley.

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  • 09.10.2020
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    Mary Trump: Donald’s reckless behavior “unspeakable”

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, October 8 and reports on the vice presidential debate and the fallout Trump continues to face for violating his own Covid-19 guidelines. Melber also reports on Speaker Pelosi’s plan to introduce legislation related to the 25th amendment. Mary Trump and Michael Cohen join.

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  • 08.10.2020
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    Trump visits Oval Office with two aides while COVID positive

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, October 7, and report’s on Trump’s refusal to follow his own administration’s coronavirus guidelines and the first vice presidential debate. Rev. Al Sharpton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Wisconsin governor Scott Walker join.

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  • 07.10.2020
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    Trump downplays virus killing 211,000 Americans

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, October 6, and reports on the backlash Trump faces for his mask stunt downplaying the virus as polls reveal rising distrust of his Covid-19 claims and more members of his staff test positive for the virus. Melber also reports on the upcoming vice presidential debate and the fast approaching election. Errin Haines, Robert Gibbs and Jelani Cobb join.

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  • 05.10.2020
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    Introducing Kamala: Next in Line

    As a bonus for The Beat listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Kamala: Next in Line, a six-part podcast from MSNBC and Wondery that goes inside the cross-cultural journey that led Senator Kamala Harris from her humble roots to become the first African-American woman to be the Vice Presidential nominee for a major party. From Oakland to Howard University, and California to Washington DC, experience her story as it has never been told before. Hosted by MSNBC's Joy Reid, the show features exclusive interviews with those who know her best, painting a picture of a woman who has fought her way to the top at every turn. Listen to the first episode, and subscribe to the series now: https://link.chtbl.com/description-kamala

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  • 02.10.2020
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    Trump under fire for debate, alleged voter suppression and COVID lies

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, October 1, and reports on Trump’s increasing worries Biden will defeat him in November, the controversy he’s facing for refusing to condemn white supremacy during the first presidential debate and the newly leaked report that DHS officials were told to talk in positive terms about Kyle Rittenhouse, the Kenosha shooting suspect. MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez and Trump campaign’s Boris Epshteyn join.

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  • 01.10.2020
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    Exclusive: Three Trump insiders speak on backing Biden

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, September 30, and hosts an exclusive panel of former Trump insiders Michael Cohen, Tony Schwartz and Anthony Scaramucci, who all react to Trump’s debate performance and the bombshell report on his taxes. Melber also interviews former Trump adviser Amb. John Bolton, and presses him on his refusal to testify during Trump’s impeachment.

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  • 30.09.2020
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    Biden debates Trump after his taxes were exposed

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, September 29, and reports on the upcoming presidential debate, the fallout Trump faces after his taxes were released in a bombshell report from The New York Times and the latest in Breonna Taylor’s case. Rep. Adam Schiff and Tony Schwartz join.

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  • 29.09.2020
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    Pelosi: NYT bombshell raises "national security question" on Trump

    MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin fills in for Ari Melber and hosts “The Beat” on Monday, September 28, reporting on The New York Times’ bombshell report on Trump’s tax information, just days ahead of the first presidential debate. Mohyeldin also gives an update on the fight over the Supreme Court. MSNBC’s Neal Katyal, Carly Fiorina and former Trump Org exec Barbara Res join.

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  • 26.09.2020
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    Bob Woodward on Trump’s unique danger to the presidency

    MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, September 25, and reports on Trump’s official SCOTUS replacement for Justice Ginsberg, the fallout Barr and his DOJ face for pushing Trump’s voter fraud plot, and the latest in Breonna Taylor’s case. Melber also has a special interview with legendary journalist Bob Woodward on Trump and his latest book “Rage.” Former managing editor of Time Magazine Nancy Gibbs also joins.

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  • 25.09.2020
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    Trump openly threatens democratic process

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, September 24, and reports on the fallout Trump faces after refusing to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, the states facing rising COVID infection rates and Justice Ginsberg being the first woman to ever lie in state at the U.S. capitol. Melber also follows up on the Breonna Taylor case. “The Art of the Deal” co-author Tony Schwartz and Beat regular Maya Wiley join.

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  • 24.09.2020
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    No charges for police killing Breonna Taylor, one charge for shots fired

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, September 23, and reports on the grand jury’s findings in Breonna Taylor’s case and breaks down the decision to not charge any of the officers for her shooting death, despite the fact that the medical examiner ruled her death a homicide. Melber also updates viewers on COVID and honors the late Justice Ginsberg. Mark Cuban, Rep. Karen Bass and Brittney Cooper join.

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  • 23.09.2020
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    The heat is on: SCOTUS upends 2020 race

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, September 22, and reports on Trump’s efforts to ram his SCOTUS pick through the Senate, spread lies about COVID and ramp up racism as he continues to lag in battleground polls and lose the money race. In a special report, Melber also breaks down how this SCOTUS shakeup effects women’s rights and provides an update in Breonna Taylor’s case. Jason Johnson and Cecile Richards join.

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  • 22.09.2020
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    As nation grieves RBG, battle over SCOTUS begins

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, September 21, and reports on the political aftermath of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death and her incredible life. Melber also updates viewers with the latest information on the coronavirus. Beat favorites Neal Katyal and Maya Wiley join.

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  • 19.09.2020
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    Americans begin 2020 voting today

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, September 18, and reports on the beginning of voting season, the former Trump officials publicly opposing his re-election and the blow back Barr is facing for potentially attempting to influence the election. Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola also joins.

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  • 18.09.2020
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    Owned: AG Barr contradicts his own testimony in new speech

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, September 17, and reports on the alarming news that Attorney General Barr admits he violated his own oath of office and the statements being made on camera by a new Trump accuser. Melber also brings viewers a special report on police brutality and how America actually deals with peaceful protests. Maya Wiley joins.

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  • 17.09.2020
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    Biden rips Trump for “weak” & “feckless” COVID response

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, September 16, and reports on Trump’s recent town hall and the latest in Daniel Prude’s case. Melber also brings viewers the latest information on the coronavirus and vaccine efforts. Reverend Al Sharpton joins.

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  • 16.09.2020
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    Trump admin reeling from new COVID scandal

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, September 15, and reports on the latest updates in Breonna Taylor’s case, the new COVID scandal the Trump admin faces, and the probe the DOJ is launching into former Trump aide John Bolton over his book critical of Trump. The show also includes a special look at the latest episode of “Mavericks with Ari Melber,” featuring Judd Apatow.

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  • 15.09.2020
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    Trump engulfed with coronavirus scandal, wildfires crisis

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, September 14, and reports on the two biggest disasters facing the country: the coronavirus and the raging wildfires out West. Melber also breaks down Impeachment witness Alexander Vindman’s recent bombshell interview about Trump and interviews Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. Neal Katyal and Nicholas Kristof also join.

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  • 12.09.2020
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    Mary Trump's interview on The Beat

    MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, September 11, and reports on Trump’s efforts to continue to minimize the virus even in light of the release of tapes that reveal he downplayed the danger of the virus while privately understanding it was deadly. His niece Mary Trump joins in her first televised interview since these Trump-Woodward tape bombshells.

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  • 11.09.2020
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    Biden says Trump’s COVID failure “almost criminal”

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday September 10, and reports on the new fallout Trump is facing over Bob Woodward’s new book and for downplaying the threat of COVID in February. Melber also reports on the latest updates in the Breonna Taylor case. “The Art of the Deal” co-author Tony Schwartz joins.

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  • 10.09.2020
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    Trump misled U.S. about Covid, hid early intel

    MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, 9/9 and reports on the bombshell news that Trump knew the dangers of coronavirus in February but played it down from an interview with journalist Bob Woodward. In a special report, Melber discusses police brutality and U.S. systemic injustice regarding race and mental health. New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg joins.

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  • 09.09.2020
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    Trump campaign blows through $800M as Biden cash surges

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, 9/8 and reports on the Trump campaign blowing through $800 million of the $1.1 billion they raised, including on legal fees and $100 million on ads. Former Trump Organization executive Barbara Res joins.

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  • 05.09.2020
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    Report: Trump called troops who died "losers" and "suckers"

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, 9/4 and reports on Trump being slammed over a shocking report that he made disparaging comments about military veterans. In a special report, Melber discusses the lesser known stories of everyday citizens who have recorded instances of police brutality and how law enforcement handles these videos. Actor and comedian Henry Winkler joins.

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  • 04.09.2020
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    Biden talks to family of man shot by police as Trump defends WI shooter

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, 9/3 and reports on Joe Biden visiting Kenosha, Wisconsin and speaking with Jacob Blake and his family after Trump snubbed a meeting with them. Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump, who is representing the Blake family, joins.

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  • 03.09.2020
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    New: Russians pushing disinformation about Biden

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, 9/2 and reports on the Biden campaign raising a record $365 million in August and Trump under fire for downplaying Russian meddling targeting Biden. Activist and author Erin Brockovich joins.

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  • 02.09.2020
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    Trump visits WI amidst protests against him

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, 9/1 and reports on Trump visiting the site of protests in Wisconsin over shooting of Jacob Blake. The president declined to meet with Blake’s family, instead choosing to focus on property damage. Rutgers professor Brittney Cooper joins.

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  • 01.09.2020
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    Biden: Trump makes violence worse, not better

    MSNBC's Yasmin Vossoughian hosts "The Beat" for Ari Melber on Monday, 8/31 and reports on Joe Biden ripping Trump in a speech he delivered in Pittsburgh and Trump's planned trip to the site of protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin. President of National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton joins.

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  • 29.08.2020
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    Mass gatherings in DC day after Trump RNC speech

    MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin hosts "The Beat" for Ari Melber on Friday, 8/28 and reports on thousands gathering at the Lincoln Memorial for the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington. Protesters from across the country, including the families of those who died at the hands of police, condemned racial injustice. Co-host of TNT's "Inside the NBA" and former NBA player Kenny Smith joins.

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  • 28.08.2020
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    Trump silent on Wisconsin shooting ahead of RNC

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, 8/27 and reports on Trump’s upcoming speech on the final night of the Republican National Convention and ongoing protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin over the shooting of Jacob Blake by police. In a special report, Melber details the double standard in police treatment of black and white suspects. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi joins.

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  • 27.08.2020
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    WI police shooting reignites U.S. protests

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, 8/26 and reports on ongoing protests and unrest over the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin by police and the killing of two protesters by an armed 17-year-old. Civil rights activist Deray McKesson joins.

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  • 22.08.2020
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    Postal chief bails on Trump mail plot in hearing

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, 8/21 and reports on Postmaster General Louis Dejoy testifying before Congress today after coming under fire for allegedly carrying out a voter suppression plot for Trump. Melber also provides an update on the George Floyd case. In a special interview, Melber talks to rapper Shyne about his life and career. New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg joins.

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  • 21.08.2020
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    Trump's former campaign chair Bannon arrested for fraud

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, 8/20 and reports on Trump’s former campaign chair Steve Bannon being indicted for political fundraising fraud and a federal judge ruling Trump must hand over his tax returns to a New York D.A. Congresswoman Maxine Waters joins.

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  • 20.08.2020
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    Obama: Trump hasn't grown into job, because he can't

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, 8/19 and reports on Former President Barack Obama slamming Trump in excerpts from his DNC speech to be delivered tonight. In a special interview, Melber talks to award-winning musician John Legend about his DNC performance and his activism. Congresswoman Barbara Lee joins.

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  • 15.08.2020
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    Trump under fire for voter suppression

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, 8/14 and reports on new developments in the growing evidence against the Trump administration for trying to limit how mail ballots will be counted in the election. In a special edition of Fallback Friday, Melber talks to Broadway icon Billy Porter.

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  • 14.08.2020
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    Trump admits it: using Covid bill to thwart voting by mail

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, 8/13 and reports on Trump admitting to trying to thwart voting by mail by blocking money to the US Postal Service. Attorney Benjamin Crump joins on Breonna Taylor’s family meeting investigators for the first time.

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  • 13.08.2020
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    Biden and Harris in 1st event as running mates

    MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, 8/12 and reports on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris making their first public appearance since forming their historic ticket. Congresswoman Terri Sewell joins.

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  • 12.08.2020
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    Historic: Biden taps Harris as first black woman for VP

    MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, 8/11 and reports on Joe Biden making history in tapping Sen. Kamala Harris for his Vice President. Senator Cory Booker and Former Senator Barbara Boxer join.

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