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Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the country, while also bringing viewers in-depth interviews with leading newsmakers. Join Joy live on MSNBC for compelling discussions with America’s preeminent political minds, plus thoughtful analysis on the stories that led the week prior, and will matter in the week ahead--from 10 AM to noon ET on Saturdays and Sundays.

Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the country, while also bringing viewers in-depth interviews with leading newsmakers. Join Joy live on MSNBC for compelling discussions with America’s preeminent political minds, plus thoughtful analysis on the stories that led the week prior, and will matter in the week ahead--from 10 AM to noon ET on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Every weekend on AM Joy, award-winning journalist and author Joy Reid passionately tackles the most important political and news topics of the week, exploring how policy decisions are shaping the country, while also bringing viewers in-depth interviews with leading newsmakers. Join Joy live on MSNBC for compelling discussions with America’s preeminent political minds, plus thoughtful analysis on the stories that led the week prior, and will matter in the week ahead--from 10 AM to noon ET on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Episodes

Calls for Biden to drop out of 2020 race grow post-debate

9/14/2019
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Joe Biden and Julián Castro had a tense exchange during the third Democratic presidential debate, during which Biden made some controversial statements that led many critics to call for him to drop out of the 2020 race for the White House. Author Anand Giridharadas joins Joy Reid to discuss. And: Democrats stands accused of sending mixed messages this week on the possibility of the impeachment of Donald Trump, with some seeing House leadership saying one thing, while many House members as...

Duration:01:24:59

Trump tweets on meeting with Taliban madden foreign policy experts

9/8/2019
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Donald Trump remains under scrutiny after Politico reported that U.S. armed forces allegedly made expenditures at and around the Scottish resort owned by the Trump Organization, as new questions emerge after the president tweeted about calling off negotiations with ‘major Taliban leaders.’ Journalist Mehdi Hasan joins Joy Reid to discuss. And: Lawmakers in Parliament just passed a bill that will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union for a Brexit delay, if there...

Duration:01:26:08

Booker talks criminal justice reform at New Hampshire Dem Convention

9/7/2019
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2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker discusses his criminal justice reform plan live from the floor of the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention, telling AM JOY on MSNBC, ‘the war on drugs has to end once and for all.’ Joy Reid plus her panel also question Booker on the potential for impeaching Donald Trump. Plus: Trump’s Scottish property is the spotlight of House Oversight investigation Politico reports, as the news outlet also alleges that the U.S. military possibly spent...

Duration:01:29:57

Beto O’Rourke calls on Americans to vote, fight for gun control

9/1/2019
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Beto O’Rourke calls on Americans to vote and fight for gun control, as he reacts to the Odessa, TX mass shooting, telling Joy Reid, "That's how we... put the lives of our fellow Americans above the NRA." Then: The death toll of the shooting in Odessa, TX has now risen to eight, in the second mass shooting in that state alone. 2020 presidential candidate and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro joins Joy Reid saying, "the people of this country have had enough." And: The shooting in...

Duration:01:24:08

Is Trump ushering in a new ‘Gilded Age’ of income inequality?

8/31/2019
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Donald Trump stands accused of attempting to using his presidency to return the United States to another ‘Gilded Age,’ echoing that period of the late 19th and early 20th century when the ultra-rich grew richer at the expense of the everyday citizen. Plus: Trump drew the votes of the majority of farmers in 2016, yet farmers have seen their businesses hit hard by the president’s trade war with China, and other policies. Will farmers turn away from Trump and towards the Democratic party? Then:...

Duration:01:24:55

Harvard psychiatrist alleges Trump may have psychiatric disorders

8/25/2019
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Donald Trump appeared to reverse his stance on the trade war with China during the G7 Summit, possibly expressing some reservations, and shocking many in the process. Dr. Lance Dodes, contributor to the book ‘The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 37 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President,’ joins Joy Reid to discuss growing allegations that the president is suffering from psychiatric disorders. Next: Trump stated recently that, ‘I think any Jewish people that vote for a...

Duration:01:24:53

Scaramucci calls Trump ‘Trumpnobyl,’ says ‘he’s melting down’

8/24/2019
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Donald Trump calling himself ‘the chosen one’ among other controversial statements has led many to allege that the president is engaging in increasingly erratic behavior. Anthony Scaramucci, former White House Communications Director in the Trump administration, joins Joy Reid to discuss. Then: The Trump administration cancelled a planned state visit to Denmark, after an invitation extended by the Queen, after the Danish prime minister dismissed Donald Trump’s proposal to buy Greenland as...

Duration:01:23:31

Gun reform activist warns McConnell to act now or pay in 2020

8/18/2019
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Congressman Elijah Cummings was among the hundreds of people taking to the streets this weekend in all 50 states to demand that Congress do something about gun violence. Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, joins Ayman Mohyeldin in for Joy Reid to discuss. Also: In Portland, Oregon on Saturday hundreds of far right nationalists, in a rally organized by the Proud Boys, which the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated a hate group, were met by...

Duration:01:24:36

Trump lashes out as recession fears grow

8/17/2019
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Donald Trump has apparently spent much of his vacation dispensing controversial rhetoric, some believe to distract from a possible economic downturn that could impact his re-election chances. Ayman Mohyeldin in for Joy Reid and panel discuss fears that the president’s behaviour and policies could contribute to a world-wide recession. Then: Ankle monitor tracking enabled ICE to arrest almost 700 immigrants in Mississippi recently, troubling advocates who see ankle monitor use on people who...

Duration:01:25:06

Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide raises many questions

8/11/2019
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The death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein shocked many, because after his apparent suicide, his alleged victims and the country have been left with a lot of unanswered questions. Joy Reid is joined by Carol Leonnig, investigative reporter for The Washington Post, to discuss. Then: Beto O’Rourke is running to take on Donald Trump in 2020, and has been an outspoken opponent of the president’s immigration policies. The Democratic presidential candidate joins Joy Reid to discuss...

Duration:01:28:16

Jeff Epstein dead by apparent suicide day after disturbing docs unsealed

8/10/2019
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Jeffrey Epstein, financier and convicted sex offender, who was in jail on charges of sex trafficking girls as young as 14 years old, has been found dead in his cell in an apparent suicide. Joy Reid and her expert panel discuss what is known so far. Then: ICE seized 680 workers at seven poultry plants in Mississippi this week leaving children pleading for their parents in what is believed to be the largest immigration raid in decades, also occurring after one of the biggest massacres of...

Duration:01:35:16

Buttigieg warns ‘U.S. under attack from domestic white nationalist terror’

8/4/2019
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2020 Democratic presidential candidates Beto O'Rourke, Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker, Julián Castro, and Tim Ryan join Joy Reid to discuss the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio that both occurred in less than 24 hours this weekend. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) also joins MSNBC to call for a Senate vote on a background checks bill in the wake of these tragedies. Plus, Joy Reid's guests discuss today's social and political climate--the context of these crimes. All this and more in...

Duration:01:46:21

Can Democrats win if nominee can’t inspire voters like Obama?

8/3/2019
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Democrats running for president in 2020 shared their visions for the future during the last round of debates with a lot policy talk. But with Donald Trump as an incumbent opponent, should the coming election be a stronger referendum on him alone? Plus: One of the biggest claims of the Trump presidency is that he significantly improved the economy alone, rather than benefiting from the continuing growth of the strong, 8-year Obama economy. Economist and author, Dr. Julianne Malveaux, joins...

Duration:01:24:27

Trump tweets targeting Cummings may rouse base for worst reasons

7/28/2019
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Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings, whose district includes Baltimore, has leveled some of the most scathing criticisms of Donald Trump’s border policies. Joy Reid is joined by Baltimore natives, filmmaker John Waters and activist Dayvon Love, on new tweets disparaging Baltimore and its residents by the president. Then: Immigrant children currently held in U.S. custody could be detained indefinitely according to reports. Democratic Congressman Raul Ruiz of California and MSNBC...

Duration:01:25:02

Intelligence expert warns ‘free and fair elections’ at high risk

7/27/2019
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Mitch McConnell recently blocked two bipartisan bills in the U.S. Senate that would have helped protect American elections from foreign interference. Joy Reid and MSNBC analyst Malcolm Nance discuss. And: Robert Mueller in his testimony before Congress this week apparently reaffirmed the findings in his report that members of the Trump campaign allegedly did not balk at assistance from Russians. Rep. Ted Lieu joins to discuss. Plus: Joy Reid and her panel discuss the truly compelling content...

Duration:01:23:47

Could new, unsealed documents push Congress to impeach Trump?

7/21/2019
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Donald Trump’s alleged level of involvement in a case regarding hush money payments made to Stormy Daniels is reportedly detailed in investigative documents recently released by a federal judge. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the latest legal developments surrounding key figures linked to the Trump campaign and administration. Plus: Donald Trump was condemned for his attacks on four U.S. congresswomen of color, Rep. Ilhan Omar, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, and Rep....

Duration:01:23:50

House Democrats pledge unity after Trump attacks ‘The Squad’

7/20/2019
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Donald Trump has stirred controversy by apparently calling for four popular, freshman, women of color congresswomen to “go back to their countries,” even though they are all U.S. citizens. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the GOP reportedly scrambling to counter the backlash against what many see as the president’s racist comments. Then: Donald Trump’s attacks on ‘The Squad,’ Democratic freshman congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley, have...

Duration:01:24:10

Rep. Torres seeks charges for Trump admin. over migrant treatment

7/14/2019
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Many experts are calling the Trump administration's plan for ICE raids against the undocumented in major cities a cruel, inhumane demonstration of power. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the backlash against the president’s immigration policies. And: This week Kentucky Democrat and former fighter pilot Amy McGrath announced plans to take on Senate Majority Leader and six-term incumbent Mitch McConnell in 2020. Democratic U.S. Sen. Tina Smith joins Joy Reid to discuss her op-ed criticizing...

Duration:01:16:57

Freshman Democrats' horrific account of migrant detention centers

7/13/2019
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other freshman House Democrats related their harrowing observations Friday morning after touring migrant detention centers in Texas. Joy Reid and her panel discuss their reports, compared to the statements of Vice President Mike Pence, who also visited two migrant detention centers on Friday. And: Apparent tensions between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democratic freshmen, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna...

Duration:01:23:27

Joe Biden Apologizes for Remarks on Segregationists

7/7/2019
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Joy Reid and her panel discuss former Vice President Joe Biden’s speech in South Carolina, and his apology for his remarks on working with segregationists in the senate. Joy also discusses new reporting on the conditions inside the migrant detention center in Clint, Texas. Also, how did the media respond to Trump’s Fourth of July Parade? Joy Reid and her panel discuss the varying media responses to Trump’s celebration. Also, Joy goes one on one with freshman congresswoman Ayanna Pressley,...

Duration:01:27:51