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Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where the decision-makers stand on complex issues. Join her for analysis and discussion with the key newsmakers every weekday.

Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where the decision-makers stand on complex issues. Join her for analysis and discussion with the key newsmakers every weekday.

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Drawing on years of experience as communications chief for President George W. Bush and senior advisor for the McCain-Palin campaign, Nicolle Wallace provides political insight and clarity on where the decision-makers stand on complex issues. Join her for analysis and discussion with the key newsmakers every weekday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Introducing: The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg

6/3/2020
As a bonus for Deadline: White House listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of Season 3 of The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg, an MSNBC podcast hosted by former U.S. Attorney, senior FBI official and acting head of the DEA, Chuck Rosenberg. The Oath is a series of revealing conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to serve our nation. Who and what shaped them? What drew them to this work? How did they overcome adversity and failure? These captivating stories exemplify...

Duration:00:02:29

"An unbelievable vacuum"

6/1/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the protests over George Floyd’s death continuing to grip cities across the country. Plus New York City puts an 11 p.m. curfew in place for tonight, President Trump urges tougher crackdowns on violent protests, and the tale of two leaders Joined by: White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Phil Rucker, chairman of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University Eddie Glaude, Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, New York Governor Andrew...

Duration:00:51:13

"Hard truths and a need for change"

5/29/2020
Chris Jansing, in for Nicolle Wallace, discusses fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being arrested on charges of murder and manslaughter over the death of George Floyd. Plus, protests spread across the country, the contrast between Joe Biden and President Trump’s response in a time of crisis, and the impact recent events could have on Biden's choice for a running mate. Joined by: MSNBC’s Ali Velshi, attorney for George Floyd’s family Benjamin Crump, president of the National...

Duration:00:45:03

"Let's not throw a parade"

5/28/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses protests gripping Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd. Plus, Trump’s inability to show empathy as the U.S. hits a grim milestone in coronavirus deaths, the president’s move to exact revenge on Twitter for fact checking him, and voices of dissent among some Republicans. Joined by: President of the National Action Network Reverend Al Sharpton, MSNBC legal analyst Maya Wiley, Former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the FBI Frank Figliuzzi, former...

Duration:00:44:38

"Pick your jaws up off the floor"

5/27/2020
Nicolle Wallace monitors the historic SpaceX, NASA launch in real time as it goes from prepared to launch to postponed due to weather concerns. Plus, face masks emerge as a flash point with Trump calling them “politically correct”. Joined by: MSNBC’s Brian Williams, retired NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Clayton Anderson, NBC News correspondents Tom Costello and Kerry Sanders, NBC meteorologist Bill Karins, White House bureau chief for the Washington Post Phil Rucker, associate editor...

Duration:00:49:47

"Down at the bottom of the gutter"

5/26/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump focusing on political Twitter feuds as the country reaches 100,000 deaths from coronavirus. Plus, the president continues to push a debunked conspiracy theory, GOP groups sue California over mail-in voting, and Biden leads Trump in a key demographic for November Joined by: Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Swan, Axios national political reporter Jonathan Swan, former Democratic Congresswoman Donna Edwards, opinion writer for the New York Times...

Duration:00:44:56

"The legal smell test"

5/22/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump declaring houses of worship essential. Plus, the unmasking of Michael Flynn was not really an unmasking after all, new details on Pompeo’s misuse of government funds, and Trump orders flags to be flown at half staff to honor coronavirus victims and the military. Joined by: Professor of epidemiology at the UCLA School of Public Health Dr. Anne Rimoin, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, chief national correspondent for the New York Times...

Duration:00:44:45

"Microcosm of the confusion"

5/21/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses fears of a second wave as states lift restrictions before reaching public health benchmarks. Plus, Trump makes another visit to a battleground state, how the president's intelligence team gets him the information he needs, and Trump’s political opponents give him a taste of him own medicine Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Washington Post White House reporter Ashley Parker, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Eugene Robinson, New York...

Duration:00:44:46

“Gets into the political arena and slings mud”

5/20/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Trump shifting his focus to reelection while polls show Americans still fear new coronavirus infections. Plus, new details about Mike Pompeo raise questions about the firing of the State Department inspector general, Trump threatens to withhold federal funding from states as part of an accusation about mail-in voting, and Nancy Pelosi shows she is not afraid to go toe-to-toe with the president Joined by: Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain,...

Duration:00:43:20

"No red line in the sand"

5/19/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses Donald Trump taking hydroxychloroquine despite warnings from experts about its possible risks. Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi discusses what's needed to support frontline workers and those affected by coronavirus, the latest developments in the firing of the State Department's inspector general, and what the new normal on college campuses could look like. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan...

Duration:00:44:15

"A red flag the size of the state of Kansas"

5/18/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses White House trade adviser Peter Navarro putting the blame on the CDC. Plus, a former CDC director stresses the importance the agency plays in a public health crisis, Trump’s firing of yet another inspector general, and Trump announces that he is taking hydroxychloroquine. Joined by: Global health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta, Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former CDC director Dr. Thomas Frieden,...

Duration:00:45:02

"Clap like trained seals"

5/15/2020
Nicolle Wallaces discusses President Trump wanting to reopen the county with or without a vaccine. Plus, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney weighs in on some regions of New York reopening, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admits he was wrong to say Obama didn’t leave a pandemic playbook, and a lesson in presidential leadership. Joined by: White House reporter Yamiche Alcindor, director of the Center for Vaccine Development at Texas Children’s hospital Dr. Peter Hotez, MSNBC national affairs...

Duration:00:45:20

"The only thing that's consistent is the excuse making"

5/14/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses whistleblower Dr. Rick Bright’s testimony on Capitol Hill warning of the ongoing threat from coronavirus. Plus, developments in the power match between the Attorney General and the judge overseeing the Michael Flynn case, the FBI seizes Senator Richard Burr’s phone in a probe over his stock sales, and the CDC releases reopening guidelines first shelved by the White House. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, former White House Ebola...

Duration:00:44:53

"Losing his tug of war with science"

5/13/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the right wing media attacking Dr. Tony Fauci after he testified on Capitol Hill and gave stark warnings about reopening. Plus, Judge Emmet Sullivan tries to check Attorney General Barr’s power grab, the Trump campaign's attempts to court African-American voters, and what the new normal for offices could mean for cities. Joined by: Former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, politics editor for the Daily Beast Sam Stein, Washington Post White House bureau...

Duration:00:45:35

"Inconvenient little wrinkle"

5/12/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses top health experts testifying on Capitol Hill where they warned against reopening too fast. Plus, Trump’s efforts to blame Obama, Sen. Mitch McConnell slams Obama for criticizing the Trump administration, and Trump claims credit for governors’ high approval ratings. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former assistant director for...

Duration:00:44:14

"Say the dark part out loud"

5/8/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president focused on seeking revenge against political enemies while the country suffers. Plus, unemployment hits its highest rate since the Great Depression, the Vice President’s press secretary tests positive for coronavirus, and Trump says he discussed the Russia investigation on a phone call with Vladimir Putin. Joined by: Washington Post national security reporter Devlin Barrett, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash,...

Duration:00:43:29

"Exit stage right"

5/7/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the Justice Department dropping the criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Plus, Senator Kamala Harris calls on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign, one of Trump’s valets tests positive for coronavirus, and the White House shelves CDC guidelines for reopening. Joined by: New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker, former chief of staff for the CIA and Department of Defense Jeremy Bash, former chief spokesman for the...

Duration:00:47:13

"Too few tasks and not enough force"

5/6/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the president suggesting that easing restrictions will mean accepting loss of life. Plus, Jared Kushner’s enlistment of volunteers to help procure medical supplies, a new poll shows Joe Biden growing his lead over Donald Trump, and former President Barack Obama calls out Republicans in Congress for doing the work of Russians. Joined by: Former White House Ebola response coordinator Ron Klain, former Obama health policy director Dr. Kavita Patel, White House...

Duration:00:44:40

"In for some bumpy times"

5/5/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses the whistleblower complaint filed by former HHS official Dr. Rick Bright who claims he was retaliated against for urging caution against hydroxychloroquine. Plus, the White House is discussing winding down its coronavirus task force, and an ad put out by a super PAC gets way under Trump’s skin. Joined by: Former Baltimore Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen, Associated Press White House reporter Jonathan Lemire, former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, former...

Duration:00:47:03

"A walking bumper sticker"

5/4/2020
Nicolle Wallace discusses new reporting that the Trump administration is privately projecting that the cases and death toll from coronavirus will continue to climb. Plus, Trump again criticizes China, former president George W. Bush calls for unity in the fight against the virus, and Trump is still pushing the drug hydroxychloroquine privately. Joined by: Washington Post White House bureau chief Phil Rucker, global health policy expert Dr. Vin Gupta, former top State Department official...

Duration:00:45:28