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Exclusive: Sen. Franken says Sessions violated his recusal

In an exclusive interview with Lawrence O'Donnell, Sen. Al Franken responds to what Jeff Sessions said today about his now-infamous answer to Sen. Franken...

Watergate prosecutor: 'Sessions was not even a credible witness'

Jeff Sessions stonewalled in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee today, says fmr. Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman, not answering questions he should...

Lawrence: The answer that could be Jeff Sessions' downfall

As Lawrence O'Donnell explains, in the matter of Jeff Sessions versus James Comey, only one of them can be telling the truth.

Last Word 6/12/17

Watch the full episode of Monday night's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell.

Trump biographer: I was threatened with made-up tapes too

Trump biographer Tim O'Brien has been sued by Donald Trump – and threatened with nonexistent tapes – before. He says the president does this to intimidate...

Firing Mueller like writing 'I'm super guilty' in the sky

If Trump fired his Special Counsel, it would throw the whole administration into chaos and would, as David Frum says, be the equivalent of skywriting "I am...

How will Trump's admin react if he fires Mueller?

New reports suggests Trump is considering firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller. Lawrence O'Donnell explains that the last time a president did this,...

Last Word 6/9/17

Watch the full episode of Friday night's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell.

Few Republicans defend Trump after Comey testimony

The cloud over the Trump White House is darkening – and looming over the GOP in Congress. Are they joining in attacks on Comey, or is it only Trump's inner...

Watergate lawyer: If Trump tries to fight subpoenas, he will lose

Fmr. Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman says it's likely special counsel Robert Mueller will likely depose Trump and the wheels may already be in motion for...

Lawrence: 'The president cannot learn'

Trump is in trouble because he never took time to learn the history of DC politics. Lawrence O'Donnell says Trump's ignorance of the Nixon scandal is dooming...

Comey, Trump Offer Conflicting Statements

It's a case of "he said-he said" between President Trump and James Comey.

Last Word 6/8/17

Watch the full episode of Thursday night's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell.

Credibility wars: Who do you believe – Trump or Comey?

It's James Comey's words against the president's words. Who wins the credibility contest? David Frum and John Heilemann join Lawrence O'Donnell to weigh in.

For Trump, abuse of power could be as bad as obstruction

Harvard constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe joins Lawrence O'Donnell exclusively to explain why being accused of abuse of power could be just as bad...

Lawrence: The worst day of the Trump presidency

Donald Trump just lived through the darkest day he's experienced in the White House as former FBI Director James Comey called him and his spokespeople liars....

Fmr. CIA Dir: Intel Chiefs 'misjudged the gravity' of situation

Former CIA officials John McLaughlin and Ned Price join Lawrence O'Donnell to weigh in on how well the nation's Intelligence Chiefs answered questions about...

Comey's testimony 'paints a very, very dark picture'

James Comey's opening statement before the Senate Intelligence Committee has been released, and it shows that Trump asked Comey to drop the Flynn probe and...

Lawrence: Comey will raise more questions than he can answer

James Comey's appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee is likely to be one of the most consequential hearings ever. Lawrence O'Donnell explains...

Last Word 6/6/17

Watch the full episode of Tuesday night's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell.

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