• WATCH: Maddow ridicules Republican Senator for asking supporters to vote -- on Thanksgiving

    On November 27, voters in Mississippi will head to the polls to vote in a special election for U.S. Senate. Balloting will almost entirely be conducted next Tuesday, as Mississippi does not permit early voting or no-excuse absentee voting. The race has reportedly been tightening between interim Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) and her Democratic Party opponent, former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy. President Donald Trump is flying to Mississippi on Monday to campaign for Hyde-Smith on …

  • WATCH: Comey friend Jim Baker explains to MSNBC's Rachel Maddow how the Watergate 'road map' applies to Trump

    MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow on Tuesday interviewed Jim Baker, a former FBI official close to fired director James Comey who was the recipient of at least one of the director’s memos. After leaving the bureau in May, Baker became a fellow at the Brookings Institution and this week wrote a historical Lawfare blog post that outlines one the “road map” to President Richard Nixon’s impeachment over the Watergate scandal — his establishment of a backchannel to a senior …

  • CNN's Chris Cuomo calls BS on Scaramucci claim McGahn leaked stories to Times because he didn't get a farewell party

    Former top aide to President Donald Trump, Anthony Scaramucci, claimed that all of the stories coming out about the White House are probably leaks from former counsel Don McGahn. The first story was that the president wanted to prosecute Hillary Clinton and James Comey. McGahn reportedly talked Trum...

  • CBS' Stephen Colbert shows the hypocrisy of Fox News reporting on Ivanka Trump's email scandal

    On Tuesday, Comedian Stephen Colbert mocked the hypocrisy of Fox News in how they compared Hillary Clinton’s email scandal to Ivanka Trump’s. The Washington Post busted Trump for using her personal email account for official White House business. In a video, Colbert showed Fox News attacking Clinton for her email scandal. In the next clip, the video shows Fox News reporters being silent and saying very little about Trump’s similar scandal. Watch the video below. On …

  • ‘His AG is a f*cking crook’: Author Stephen King says it’s time to impeach 'chickensh*t' Trump

    Bestselling author Stephen King declared on Tuesday that it is time to impeach President Donald Trump. “Trump condones murder, then explains it’s okay for his daughter to do what he wanted Hillary Clinton locked up for,” King tweeted. “Oh, and his AG is a f*cking crook,” he added. “Impeach.” Earlier in the day, he called the commander-in-chief a “chickensh*t.” “Trump’s criticism of McRaven and McCain, his spurious draft exemption, and his failure to visit even …

  • Philly police corporal and officers accused of anti-Semitism after discovery of Nazi symbols on cop locker: lawsuit

    Two Jewish police officers in Philadelphia have filed a federal lawsuit against their department after their colleagues allegedly discriminated against them by etching Nazi symbols inside lockers and using anti-Semitic slurs against them. The Philadelphia Enquirer reported that Officers Stacey Gonzalez and Pavel Reznik accused their supervisor, Cpl. Karen Church, and more than 10 officers in the city’s Ninth District of violating their civil rights and creating an unsafe work environment. In...

  • CNN's Chris Cuomo says that anytime Trump has a good story -- a bad one usually follows

    On Tuesday, CNN’s host Chris Cuomo noted that it’s hard for President Donald Trump to have a good news day. He said that shortly after a good story about Trump breaks, a bad one is usually soon to follow. “There are three breaking stories on our watch. The president actually did want his Justice Department to go after Clinton and Comey. The president tried to order this in the Spring. He was talked out of …

  • 'She needs to read the apology because she's not apologetic': Author of 'Black Ethics' slams Cindy Hyde-Smith

    During the final debate in the U.S. Senate runoff election in Mississippi, interim Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) lashed out at critics of her controversial remarks on public hangings, which were viewed in the context of the state’s shameful history of lynchings. MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes reported on the bizarre conditions Hyde-Smith imposed to participate in the debate, which included a ban on an audience and the press in the room. Hayes also noted the Republican …

  • Watergate lawyer John Dean warned even Nixon would tell Trump 'you've gone too far'

    On Tuesday, former White House Counsel John Dean said that President Donald  Trump’s unprecedented action goes further than Richard Nixon. The New York Times published a report saying that Trump sought to have his political enemies Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former F.B.I. Director James Comey prosecuted by the Department of Justice. During a panel discussion, Dean told CNN’s John Berman that Trump had gone too far. “If I had to channel a little …

  • Turkey may act with United Nations if Saudi Arabia continues to refuse to answer questions about journalist's assassination

    Turkey is not entirely satisfied with the level of cooperation it is receiving from Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and may seek a formal United Nations inquiry if its liaising with Riyadh comes to an impasse, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Cavusoglu said Turkey has shared the latest information on the Khashoggi killing with …

  • 'That is just wrong': GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith lashes out at critics of her lynching comment in Mississippi debate

    Interim Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (D-MS) lashed out at critics of her statements about attending a “public hanging” — remarks that were widely viewed as a reference to lynchings — during the final debate in the Mississippi runoff election for United States Senate “For anyone who was offended, I certainly apologize. There was no ill-will, no ill-intent whatsoever in my statement,” she argued. Then she lashed out at critics. “I also recognize that this comment was …

  • Canadian province moves to phase out non-electric car sales by 2040

    British Columbia’s premier said on Tuesday his government will introduce legislation next year that will require all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in the province by 2040 to be electric or zero-emission vehicles. Premier John Horgan said the government will phase in the sales targets, which apply only to new vehicles. They will start at 10 percent by 2025, rising to 30 percent by 2030 and 100 percent by 2040. To support the plan, …