Guilty: Trump rioter who put feet on Pelosi’s desk convicted on all counts

Richard Barnett, the criminal trespasser and January 6th rioter who was infamously photographed with his feet on then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk, was convicted by a federal jury on all eight charges he faced. MSNBC’s Ari Melber reports on the verdict, in a segment playing Jay-Z’s lyrics about Barnett and the criminal justice system. Former […]

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‘Blistering rebuke’: Judge demolishes ‘frivolous’ Trump with $1 million fine

A federal judge in Florida is forcing former President Trump to pay nearly $1 million dollars for what was ruled a “frivolous” and “politically motivated” lawsuit brought against Hillary Clinton. The judge dismissed Trump’s allegations that Clinton orchestrated a “malicious conspiracy” against him during the 2016 campaign. Moments after, he dropped his lawsuit against New […]

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From ‘F*** Trump Anthem’ to surging turnout, new lessons in backlash to MAGA politics

As the U.S. faces ongoing political turmoil and a surge in civic participation and voter turnout, MSNBC anchor Ari Melber marks a rare milestone in TV news — a billion streams for “The Beat with Ari Melber.” The milestone is a “notable feat for a cable news program,” as CNN’s Reliable Sources reports. MSNBC marks […]

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Trump’s DOJ nemesis indicted presidents before taking special counsel job I MSNBC report part 1

In a special “Beat” report, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on accountability in the insurrection era as questions remain about whether former Trump aide Rudy Giuliani will face charges for his role in the January 6th insurrection. Melber examines political pressures at play and refers to an old case from Giuliani’s time as […]

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Trump’s DOJ nemesis indicted presidents, mafia before taking job deciding Trump indictment

Feared from warzones to Congress, special counsel Jack Smith is now leading two Trump investigations. In this special report, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber shows you how Trump’s DOJ nemesis has prosecuted the mafia, police, politicians and even dictators. You will see rare footage of Jack Smith and highlights from his big wins like […]

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See the smoking gun that might get Trump indicted: GOP chief links him to ‘crime’ phone call

The January 6th Report reveals an eyewitness account against Trump and builds and bolsters the Department of Justice case against him. Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel testified under oath that Trump called her and directly introduced her with coup planner John Eastman for the purpose of advancing his illegal election fraud plan, and Trump […]

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Feds closing in on citizen Trump? ‘Accelerating’ probe eyes money with new subpoena

Special Counsel Jack Smith’s January 6th investigation is intensifying. The Washington Post reporting The Department of Justice subpoenaed Trump campaign officials for information on the money trail, voting machines, fundraising, false electors and more. Lawyers saying the open Jan. 6 grand jury is “accelerating ” in recent weeks, with new witnesses. It comes as Politico […]

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