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The Beat with Ari Melber

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Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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Ari Melber delivers the biggest political and news stories of the day, with interviews and original reporting from around the nation. An Emmy-winning journalist, attorney and former Senate staffer, Melber cuts through the spin and the noise to tell you what's really happening. Real news, every night.

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English


Episodes

Dr. Fauci warns U.S. "still knee deep" in first wave of virus

7/7/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, 7/7 and reports on the U.S. reaching three million coronavirus cases while other countries have seen far better improvement in containing the virus. In a special report, Ari quotes MSNBC viewers who wrote positively into the show about The Beat’s report on black artists and activism. Former Chairman of the Republican National Committee Michael Steele joins.

Duration:00:45:30

Trump to rally at Mt. Rushmore as coronavirus hits all-time high

7/3/2020
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday 7/3 and reports on Trump’s Mount Rushmore rally as coronavirus continues to explode all over the country. In a special in-depth report, Ari goes through history and examines the way black artists and activists confronted racism and police brutality in their music and their own lives. New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries joins.

Duration:00:45:28

Record high Covid cases rattle Trump and the economy

7/2/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday 7/2 and reports on coronavirus cases reaching an all-time daily record, 53,419 cases as Trump claims the pandemic is being “handled”. In a special report, young COVID-19 patients speak out about being cautious as a wakeup call to their peers. Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman joins on Trump’s failure of leadership.

Duration:00:45:45

U.S. sets another daily coronavirus record as Trump clams it will "disappear"

7/1/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday 7/1 and reports on another day of record coronavirus cases as Trump talks about wearing a mask and claims the virus will “disappear”. In a special report, Ari breaks down the Obama-Biden coalition and its impact on 2020. Legendary news anchor and journalist Dan Rather joins.

Duration:00:44:40

WH learned of Russia bounty intel in early 2019

6/30/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday 6/30 and reports on new revelations about the extent of Trump’s knowledge of alleged Russian bounties on U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Former Acting Solicitor General of the United States Neal Katyal joins.

Duration:00:44:47

Congress is demanding answers from Trump over Russian Bounty Intelligence, as the President says “nobody briefed” him

6/29/2020
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, 6/29 and reports on the explosive new story that the United States had intelligence that the Russian government was putting a bounty on the heads of U.S. Soldiers, and did nothing about it. Meanwhile, COVID cases continue to surge in many U.S. States as the global death toll reaches 500,000. Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul joins.

Duration:00:46:33

As cases surge, Pence defends virus response: "we slowed the spread"

6/26/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, 6/26 and reports on another day of record COVID-19 cases. In a special interview, Ari talks to Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris about the national conversation on racial injustice.

Duration:00:43:28

Trump downplays coronavirus surge as cases hit records

6/25/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts the “The Beat” on Thursday, 6/25 and reports on health officials warning that the coronavirus cases are worse than they appears, even as Trump denies the reality of the pandemic. On the justice front, Tucson police are under scrutiny after a man dies in their custody. National Action Network President Revered Al Sharpton joins.

Duration:00:45:34

New: Mueller veteran says Barr wrongly helped convicted Trump ally

6/24/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, 6/24 and reports on Barr under fire amid new testimony that the DOJ abused power for Trump’s personal and political goals. In a special report, Ari talks to workers and business owners from around the country on how coronavirus has affected their lives. Former Federal Prosecutor John Flannery joins.

Duration:00:45:38

Trump downplays virus surge as massive spikes hit Arizona, Florida, Texas and California

6/23/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, 6/23 and reports on Trump’s latest attempt to downplay coronavirus as cases spike. In a special report, Melber analyzes the latest in Barr’s Department of Justice. Former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal joins.

Duration:00:44:28

Trump 'furious,' campaign reeling after 'underwhelming' rally

6/22/2020
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, June 22nd. Melber reports on the firing of U.S. Attorney of the SDNY, the office with oversight into Trump, his business and known associates. Fmr SDNY Chief David Kelley joins "The Beat" and speaks out for the first time. Melber reports on Trump's MAGA rally in Tulsa

Duration:00:44:46

BONUS: Pride + Protest

6/20/2020
NBC News NOW and NBC Out present “Pride + Protest,” a conversation hosted by MSNBC’s Joshua Johnson. During Pride month and with the backdrop of the nationwide protests following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and now Rayshard Brooks, Johnson moderates a discussion on being Black and queer in America in 2020.

Duration:00:51:57

Bonus: Ari Melber talks to Bishop William Barber about his "moral revival" and unpacks the pre-pandemic warnings ignored by Trump

6/20/2020
In this special bonus episode, MSNBC's Ari Melber takes a look at the ranging problems in America, from racial injustice, to police brutality to the ongoing pandemic. Melber talks to Bishop William Barber to discuss why he and the “Poor People’s Campaign” are gathering folks across the country this weekend for a virtual march on Washington calling for a “moral revival.” In a special report, Ari examines the pre-pandemic warning from scientists, and how Trump ignored them, and takes a look at...

Duration:00:50:19

"It's like trying to have your birthday party at a funeral:" Tulsa Juneteenth attendee describes Trump's pending MAGA rally

6/19/2020
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" as America celebrates Juneteenth. Grammy-nominated artist Swae Lee and Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Trymaine Lee join to discuss the ongoing protests.

Duration:00:46:03

'Biological bomb' ready to blow: Trump defies medical experts pushing MAGA rally as virus cases spike

6/18/2020
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, June 18th.

Duration:00:42:23

Indicted: Officer who killed Rayshard Brooks charged with murder

6/17/2020
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" as the former Atlanta officer who shot and killed Rayshard Brooks. LL Cool J joins.

Duration:00:43:41

Trump orders new police guidelines, bending to protests

6/16/2020
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" as President Trump signs an executive order calling for police reform. Former Republican Strategist Steve Schmidt discusses Attorney General Bill Barr acting as Trump's "personal lawyer." "Black-ish"'s Jennifer Lewis joins.

Duration:00:45:39

Bonus: Ari Melber talks to Michael Eric Dyson, Bun B, Birdman and John Forte

6/14/2020
In this special podcast episode, Ari Melber connects with Micheal Eric Dyson, Bun B, Birdman and John Forte on Instagram Live.

Duration:02:18:40

Biden's "greatest concern" is Trump trying to "steal this election"

6/11/2020
MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin hosts "The Beat with Ari Melber." "Art of the Deal" co-author Tony Schwartz gives an inside perspective on Trump trying to "steal" the 2020 election.

Duration:00:45:53

George Floyd's brother to Congress: 'Enough is enough'

6/11/2020
MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle hosts "The Beat" following George Floyd's brother testimony of police brutality before Congress.

Duration:00:45:09