Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
Comey hits back at Barr, Trump: “Who will stand up?”
Tonight on The Last Word: James Comey attacked Bill Barr for "sliming" the Justice Department and Trump for inappropriately claiming "treason." A new Fox News 2020 poll shows Biden leading Trump by 11 points. The Irish Prime Minister pushes back against Trump’s efforts to hold state visit at Trump’s golf course. And it was revealed in court that an NYPD commander sent a text message to another officer on the day Eric Garner was killed saying his death was "not a big deal.” Rep. Lloyd Doggett, Rick Stengel, Steve McMahon, Jennifer Rubin, David Corn and Gwen Carr all join Lawrence O’Donnell.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tonight on The Last Word: New documents show Flynn provided details to Mueller about the obstruction of justice probe. A.G. Barr says he’s not blocking Mueller from testifying to Congress. Trump’s newly released financial disclosure form raises new questions. And the Trump administration reportedly gave $62 million earmarked for struggling farmers to corrupt Brazilian brothers. Mimi Rocah, Walter Dellinger, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Rep. Jamie Raskin, David Cay Johnston, Tim O’Brien and Rep. Rosa DeLauro all join Lawrence O’Donnell.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Tonight on The Last Word: Democratic leaders could hold Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress to highlight the administration's unprecedented obstruction of congressional investigations. Alabama governor signs bill into law making abortion criminal. The Washington Post is reporting that Trump is frustrated with his advisers regarding Iran. And a Last Word from Lawrence on Elizabeth Warren’s refusal to participate in a Fox News town hall. Rep. Madeleine Dean, Lisa Graves, Chris Lu, Staci Fox, Joyce Vance and Richard Clarke all join Lawrence O’Donnell.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices