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Ari Melber on the two 'smoking guns' revealed during Day 3 of the Jan. 6 hearings

Ari Melber discusses what he sees as the two "smoking guns" revealed during Day 3 of Jan. 6 Committee hearings: That they "kept plotting to overthrow the government even after a violent insurrection," and that John Eastman requested a presidential pardon. "Why does John Eastman want a pardon for crimes?," Melber asks. "Because he thinks he committed crimes." June 16, 2022.
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Ari Melber Had To Explain To Former Trump Advisor Peter Navarro, Who’s Suing The Jan. 6 Committee, That ‘Investigators Can Hear You When You Talk On TV’

Peter Navarro is flying very close to the sun. In late 2021, the former advisor to Donald Trump published In Trump Time: My Journal of America’s Plague Year, a memoir of the former president’s final days in office. In what seemed like a not-so-bright move, the book detailed all sorts of behind-the-scenes shenanigans, including how Navarro and Steve Bannon worked together to concoct a plan to decertify the 2020 election.
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Ari Melber On The Cultural Production Of News

“You can work on one case for five years or you can cover one hundred cases in five years,” explains Ari Melber, MSNBC anchor, legal correspondent, and host of The Beat. “What we’re trying to do on our best day, is cultivate more useful information in the world, with more insights and passion to bring interesting people together whether they agree or not.” Curiously uniting breaking news, politics, law, and music, Melber’s The Beat, reimagines traditional news by bringing in experts from disparate groups for thoughtful, contextualized conversations around key issues driving American culture – on live TV and across digital platforms.
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 5/17/22

First polls closing in Kentucky, while still open in Idaho, North Carolina, Oregon, and Pennsylvania for primary elections ahead of November`s midterm elections. Republicans on edge because of far-right candidates on the ballot in multiple states. Former Federal Prosecutor Joyce Vance joins THE BEAT with Ari Melber to talk about the report that the DOJ could use January 6 transcripts as evidence in potential criminal cases. Helene Cooper joins THE BEAT with Ari Melber to talk about the Congress holding the first UFO hearing for the first time in more than 50 years.
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Peter Navarro Cites ‘Privilege’ for Not Testifying Before Jan. 6 Committee, But Ari Melber Shows Clips of Him Supposedly Waiving it

MSNBC’s Ari Melber grilled former Trump administration trade advisor Peter Navarro Thursday, after the latter cited executive privilege as grounds to ignore a subpoena from the Jan. 6 committee. The committee. to question Navarro to discuss a plan he has spoken about numerous times. If enacted, it could have...
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Is America a democracy? MSNBC's Ari Melber on The Breakfast Club

MSNBC's Ari Melber recently appeared on the iconic New York radio show The Breakfast Club to discuss album listening parties, the state of American democracy, vaccine hesitancy, and more. In this video, Melber recounts some highlights from their conversation, which can be viewed in full on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-9BfXQSz-0Jan. 10, 2022.
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'1/6 Truthers': MSNBC's Ari Melber on MAGA's loser lies

As the GOP launches an assault on U.S. elections, MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber and Obama vet Chai Komanduri discuss the underlying right-wing fear of losing power in America. Komanduri argues Republicans are convinced they need something like voter suppression tactics to win elections. Dec. 3, 2021.
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 11/24/21

Democrats look for a villain amidst economic woes. NASA undertakes a new mission to test knocking an asteroid off course if it`s heading to Earth. The defendants in the Ahmaud Arbery are all found guilty of murder. Attorneys who actually won a $25 million judgment against proven white supremacists in Charlottesville speak out.
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 11/19/21

As Steve Bannon tries to fight off a prosecution that could land him in jail, are Republicans plotting an election takeover? Musician Gina Schock speaks out. The jury finds Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts. House Democrats pass the Build Back Better Act. NICOLLE WALLACE, MSNBC HOST: THE BEAT...
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 11/17/21

President Biden hits the road to tout his infrastructure bill. The House of Representatives censures Congressman Paul Gosar. Deliberations continue in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Is there light at the end of the COVID tunnel? Death row inmate Julius Jones awaits execution tomorrow in Oklahoma. NICOLLE WALLACE, MSNBC HOST: THE...
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 11/16/21

Alabama Representative Gary Palmer touted funding in the infrastructure bill President Joe Biden signed into law this week, leaving out the fact that he voted against it. Senator Dick Durbin reminds viewers that unlike the Trump administration`s tax cuts, Joe Biden`s Build Back Better plan is paid for. Republicans from Reagan through the Trump era have found one lane so they can go at education or vaccines or the democracy debate and keep it all sounding familiar and allegedly mainstream, as an attack on your government. The fate of Kyle Rittenhouse, who is facing murder charges, has been in the hands of a jury of 12, 11 of whom were white, who deliberated over seven hours today.
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 11/5/21

The trial of the men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery begins. Will billionaires ever have to pay their fair share in taxes? Democrats continue to try to get both infrastructure bills passed. A Trump DOJ official tries to defy the January 6 Committee. NICOLLE WALLACE, MSNBC HOST: Thank you so...
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Transcript: The Beat with Ari Melber, 10/21/21

Congress greenlights the path to jail Steve Bannon, asking the Department of Justice to criminally prosecute him for defying subpoena on the January 6th insurrection probe. The West Virginia Democratic senator slammed reports about leaving the Democratic Party but said he discussed it during a meeting where he said he offered the idea. New York Democratic representative on Republican blocking voting rights bill. Effort to find voter fraud backfired against Texas Republican Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick when a poll watcher caught a Republican who voted twice.
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