Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and authorJoy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the country, while also bringing viewers in-depth interviews with leading newsmakers.
Outrage grows over reports of migrant children housed inhumanely
Reports that the Trump administration is continuing to separate migrant children from their families, then housing these minors under what many describe as inhumane conditions, are leading to greater calls for leaders to address the crisis at the southern border now. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. And: Tensions between America and Iran have increased recently, many believe due in part to Donald Trump pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal. Journalist Mehdi Hasan joins AM JOY to discuss. Plus: Joe Biden was critiqued by many Democrats after he refused to apologize for citing his work with segregationists in the Senate as an example of political civility. Will this divide the party? Then: This week a prominent advice columnist became the sixteenth woman to accuse Donald Trump of either sexual assault or inappropriate sexual contact, accusations the president denies. Joy Reid is joined by journalist E. Jean Carroll on her allegations, also detailed in her new book, ‘What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal.’ Next: Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stirred controversy this week after calling the facilities housing migrant children ‘concentration camps.’ Joy Reid and her panel discuss this and the chilling reports detailing allegedly squalid conditions in these facilities. All this and more in this Sunday edition of AM JOY on MSNBC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Booker on Biden: We need a leader who can heal longstanding pain
South Carolina Democrats at the party’s state convention convened to hear from many of the leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday. House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn joins Joy Reid on Donald Trump, former vice president Joe Biden’s comments regarding Sen. Cory Booker, and more. Then: Sen. Cory Booker discussed recent, controversial comments from former vice president Joe Biden with Joy Reid, saying of the fellow 2020 Democratic presidential contender, ‘We need a leader that can heal a lot of longstanding pain and frustrations.’ Plus: Sen. Kamala Harris spoke powerfully at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention on Saturday, then spoke to Joy Reid, saying of her 2020 presidential bid, ‘If we are active, we win.’ And: Julian Castro joins Joy Reid after speaking at the convention on his run for president, the immigration crisis at the U.S. southern border, and his thoughts on the reparations debate. All this and more in this Saturday edition of AM JOY on MSNBC.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices