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Trump and the 'honest' question

Kurt Andersen and Lawrence O'Donnell discuss Donald Trump's many lies in office and a new poll that shows only 36% now view the American president as "honest...

All the President's Lies

The New York Times Sunday published an extraordinary definitive list of the more than 100 lies Donald Trump has told as president. Lawrence O'Donnell talks...

Fmr. GOP congressman: Why I changed my mind on Obamacare

Lawrence O'Donnell talks to Ezra Klein about the "catastrophic" CBO report – which estimates 22 million people would lose health care coverage – and GOP Rep....

Open Thread - Mitch 'The Turtle' McConnell Interviewed On Trumpcare?

Has anyone seen Mitch McConnell actually DO an interview about his crafted-in-secret Death Care bill? Open thread below...

Sean Spicer Issues Statement On Syria No One Should Believe

Tonight, Sean Spicer released a statement about Syria and chemical weapons. No one should believe a word he says. Here is the statement: The United States has identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the Assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children. Show More Summary

Tillerson's skeleton crew at the State Department could be weakening the US

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson undergoes an internal review of a US State Department that could face a 30% budget cut and eliminate 2,300 jobs, questions have risen about whether the department can effectively lead the country in...Show More Summary

Supreme Court keeps block on key parts of Trump Muslim ban

Neal Katyal, former acting solicitor general, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the Supreme Court's response to the case against Donald Trump's Muslim is...

Northern Wyoming officer shoots, critically wounds suspect

A county attorney in rural northern Wyoming says an officer shot and critically injured a man during a disturbance. Washakie County Attorney John Worrall says officers with the sheriff's office … Click to Continue »

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Queens Of The Stone Age

Though the album isn't out to August, many a rock-n-roll pundit are having a debate on what the new Queens Of The Stone Age album is going to sound like. Some are already scoffing due to the fact that Mark Ronson was at the production helm. Show More Summary

Pay of new Australian postal service boss more than halved

The new boss of Australia's postal service will be paid less than half the 5.6 million Australian dollar ($4.3 million) salary package that made her predecessor Australia's highest-paid public servant. … Click to Continue »

Trump Suddenly Warns Syria

The White House said that President Bashar al-Assad of Syria appeared to be preparing another chemical weapons attack, and warned that he would “pay a heavy price” if one took place, the New York Times reports. “Several military officials who [...]

Open thread for night owls: Nowhere in GOP's 142-page healthcare bill does the word 'woman' appear

Heath Timmons is White House correspondent for Quartz, where she writes—The word “women” literally never appears in the US Senate’s 142-page health-care bill: Women have babies. If they didn’t, first the economy would collapse, and then...Show More Summary

Extra Bonus Quote of the Day

“You’re not gonna get 49. You’re either gonna get 50 or probably 35.” — Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), quoted by Vox, adding that the CBO estimates on the GOP health care bill “are going to make it harder to get [...]

AMC's 'Preacher' Has Pastor 'Minister' to Women By Locking Them in Cages

AMC’s Preacher returned for a second season this week, and it didn’t waste a moment to get back to the gory, irreverent, and overblown show that people know and apparently love. Yes, the season opener proves we are in for more of the...Show More Summary

Trump Insiders Denounce Democrat Leaks

(John Hinderaker) The Free Beacon has an interesting story, based on interviews of unnamed Trump administration officials, about the Obama minions, some still embedded in the bureaucracy, who are leaking furiously to the Washington Post...Show More Summary

MSNBC's Katy Tur: 'Does Anything [Trump] Says Matter? I Think The Answer Is No'

MSNBC's Katy Tur was subbing for Chuck Todd today and during a panel discussion about the newly released CBO results of the Senate Trumpcare healthcare bill, she wondered if Americans can believe anything Trump says, then immediately...Show More Summary

DEEP STATE UPDATE: Did the FBI retaliate against Michael Flynn by launching Russia probe?…

DEEP STATE UPDATE: Did the FBI retaliate against Michael Flynn by launching Russia probe?

There Can Never Be Peak Cillizza, But…

This is something written by someone who makes (at least) a six-figure salary to write about politics: Which brings me to a new feature I am going to do every day between now and whenever we get a Senate vote on the health care bill: An emoji-based assessment of the chances of the health care […]

Flint City Council approves short-term water source contract

Flint City Council members have voted to extend the city's water contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to September and are postponing a decision on a longer contract. The … Click to Continue »

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