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Full audio: Lev Parnas audio of alleged 2018 Trump conversation

A lengthy audio recording released by Joseph Bondy, attorney for Lev Parnas, appears to show a 2018 dinner at which Donald Trump interacts with donors and supporters, including Parnas.

26 Jan 2020 4:47 am
Al Sharpton: Parnas tape 'very bad' for Trump

Rev. Al Sharpton notes that the recently released Lev Parnas tape shows that the president did know who Parnas was despite his previous statements. Sharpton says its very bad for the president.

26 Jan 2020 3:44 am
Trump appears to show briefly on camera in Parnas recording

President Trump appears to be seen briefly on cell phone video NBC News has obtained from Les Parnas via his attorney. After the video appears to briefly capture the president on camera at a small donor dinner, the audio, which is over an hour long,

26 Jan 2020 3:09 am
NBC News obtains audio appearing to show Trump ordering firing of U.S. ambassador

NBC News has obtained audio released by Lev Parnas through his attorney that appears to show President Trump ordering the firing of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. NBC News national political reporter Josh Lederman reveals what else is heard

26 Jan 2020 2:43 am
GOP senator: New audio tape 'not really relevant'

Former Sen. Claire McCaskill and MSNBC's Chris Matthews talk to Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about how he received the three days of arguments from the House managers, and the points of the defense team that are resonating with him.

26 Jan 2020 12:24 am
Romney: 'I think it's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses'

Sen. Mitt Romney indicated Saturday that he is likely to vote to call witnesses in Trump's impeachment trial, but would not commit to doing so just yet. I think it's very likely I'll be in favor of witnesses but I havent made a decision finally yet

26 Jan 2020 12:24 am
After days of fidget spinners, GOP senators attentive during team Trump presentation

Garrett Haake reports on the state of the Senate chamber during the presentation by President Donald Trump's legal team in the impeachment trial, saying they were more alert and attentive and were aking cues from the White House legal team.

26 Jan 2020 12:14 am
Williams: Can GOP really vote against witnesses because Schiff hurt their feelings?

Brian Williams, former Sen. Claire McCaskill and former Rep. Carlos Curbello discuss how some GOP senators said Rep. Adam Schiff insulted them during the trial on Friday night by repeating an anonymously sourced report that the White House had threatened

26 Jan 2020 12:06 am
'False flag': Brian Williams, Sen. King call out Sekulow for saying Ukraine could have interfered with elections

MSNBC's Brian Williams and Sen. Angus King discuss defense attorney Jay Sekulow saying Ukraine, aside from Russia, could have interfered with the U.S. elections.

25 Jan 2020 11:51 pm
Wiley: Trump's legal team 'did not have a lot to work with,' used what they had effectively

MSNBC legal analyst Maya Wiley talks about the defense strategy, and their advantage knowing where this jury already stood.

25 Jan 2020 11:35 pm
Schumer: Trump's defense team 'can't directly address the issues'

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said he believed Trump's defense team can't directly address the issues during the impeachment trial in an interview with NBC News' Brian Williams.

25 Jan 2020 11:35 pm
Chris Murphy: Trump defense 'helped our case to win a vote on witnesses'

Following the opening statements by President Donald Trump's defense team, Senator Chris Murphy, D-CT., said that the lawyers 'peddled Russian propaganda' and helped make the case for witness testimony.

25 Jan 2020 11:29 pm
Schiff claims Trump's lawyers 'do not contest' the facts in the impeachment trial

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in a press conference that President Trump's lawyers do not contest the facts laid out in their case for impeachment.

25 Jan 2020 11:29 pm
Joy Reid: Democrats 'hate the president' is not a legal argument

Joy Reid breaks down the arguments presented by President Donald Trump's legal team prior to their opening argument in his impeachment trial.

25 Jan 2020 10:12 pm
Tim Kaine: GOP should treat Trump trial 'at least' as seriously as traffic court

Sen. Tim Kaine joins Ari Melber and an MSNBC panel to discuss President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. The Virginia senator expresses a desire for his Republican colleagues to request evidence in the trial, including documents, and to treat it at

25 Jan 2020 9:44 pm
On third day of opening statements, new audio appears to confirm Trumps role in Ukraine plot

The House managers finished their opening arguments in their case against President Donald Trump, as recording has surfaced of a voice that appears to be that of President Donald Trump ordering aides to get rid of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie

25 Jan 2020 6:30 pm
Audio appears to bolster Parnas claims about dinner with Trump

Joseph Bondy, attorney for Lev Parnas, joins Rachel Maddow and an MSNBC panel to discuss audio from 2018 that appears to show Donald Trump discussing Ukraine at a dinner attended by Parnas, and what this new material means to the Donald Trump impeachment

25 Jan 2020 10:32 am
What does audio of Trump seeming to order Yovanovitch's firing change?

After reports emerged of the existence of an audio tape that appears to include Trump ordering aides to get rid of Amb. to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, ABC published the audio online.

25 Jan 2020 10:17 am
NPR: Mike Pompeo berated reporter after questions on Ukraine

NPR's Mary Louise Parker pushed Secy. of State Mike Pompeo repeatedly on Ukraine, and he reportedly berated her using curse words and demanding she find Ukraine on an unmarked map (which she did).

25 Jan 2020 10:16 am
Day 1,100: House Dems finish Trump impeachment trial arguments

House managers finished up their opening arguments in their case against Trump, but it's unclear whether they'll be able to present any new evidence.

25 Jan 2020 10:11 am
Recording appears to show Trump interest in value of Ukraine aid

Joseph Bondy, attorney for Lev Parnas, joins Rachel Maddow and an MSNBC panel to discuss audio from 2018 that appears to show Donald Trump asking Parnas about how Ukraine would fare against Russia without U.S. aid.

25 Jan 2020 9:45 am
Audio recording appears to show conversation between Parnas and Trump about Ukraine ambassador

A recording reportedly made in April 2018 appears to corroborate indicted Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas' account of a dinner in which President Trump ordered an aide to get rid of then-Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Rachel Maddow airs a

25 Jan 2020 9:37 am
Audio appears to show Trump ordering removal of Amb. Yovanovitch

Rachel Maddow shares audio first published by ABC News that appears to show Donald Trump ordering the removal of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch as part of an exchange with Lev Parnas. Joseph Bondy, attorney for Parnas, joins an MSNBC panel

25 Jan 2020 9:07 am
Lawrence: Dems have done great job outlining specifics of evidence against Trump

Lawrence ODonnell says that Democrats have done a great job of outlining the specifics of the evidence and outlining the general principles. Lawrence also brings up the challenges Democrats face during the impeachment trial on Saturday.

25 Jan 2020 6:07 am
Chris Matthews: Trumps crowd is running the govt, theyre a mob

Chris Matthews calls the figures surrounding Trump a mob: This crowd is running the government, its unbelievable.

25 Jan 2020 5:49 am
Chris Matthews: Trump setting precedent that presidents can get away with anything

Chris Matthews thinks that Trump has set a precedent on his abuse of power with Ukraine shortly after the Mueller Reports release.

25 Jan 2020 5:47 am
Chris Matthews on message to GOP senators: 'Not only did [Trump] do this... he will keep doing it'

Chris Matthews says Democratic impeachment manager Rep. Adam Schiff is arguing that Pres. Trump's actions are part of a pattern that will only stop if he is removed from office. Matthews says Schiff is telling Republicans, Not only did he do this and you

25 Jan 2020 5:35 am
'Toxic mess': Clash at impeachment trial over what Trump knew

In this The Beat Breakdown: Trump on Trial, MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports the key moments from the Democrats case against Trump, including showing key evidence that aligns with Rep. Adam Schiffs dramatic closing. Melber also shows

25 Jan 2020 5:35 am
Friday's Mini-Report, 1.24.20

Today's edition of quick hits.

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Senate GOP confident effort to shut down calls for witnesses, evidence will be 'victorious'

NBC News' Geoff Bennett shares reporting from Capitol Hill, saying that Senate Republicans are expressing growing confidence that the Democrats effort to call for new witnesses and testimony will be thwarted.

25 Jan 2020 2:48 am
Pompeo confronts simple questions he just...

I'm glad to see Pompeo sit down for interviews with outlets outside the conservative media bubble, but these interviews don't seem to go well for him.

25 Jan 2020 2:26 am
Rosenberg: The only class of people who speak like Trump are mobsters

Chuck Rosenberg, Jason Johnson, Eugene Robinson and Nicolle Wallace discuss President Trump's character.

25 Jan 2020 2:23 am
'Take her out': Voice appearing to be Trump's heard on tape demanding Yovanovitch firing

A voice that appears to be that of President Donald Trump ordered aides to get rid of U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch after two now-indicted Rudy Giuliani associates told him she had been badmouthing him, according to an audiotape reviewed

25 Jan 2020 2:21 am
In final day of arguments, House managers paint picture of cover-up that began on July 25

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace reviews the third day, so far, of opening arguments for the Democrats in their case for removal of President Trump.

25 Jan 2020 2:16 am