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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

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, to...

Duration:01:27:51

Donald Trump Hosts Fourth of July Parade in Washington, D.C.

7/6/2019
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Joy Reid and her panel discuss Donald Trump's parade and speech during the fourth of July celebration in Washington, DC. Joy also discusses the outrage from Democratic lawmakers after seeing the conditions migrant children have been forced to live in at a detention facility in Clint, Texas. Also-- the future of the 2020 census still remains unclear as the Trump administration scrambles to find another rationale for adding a citizenship question. Joy and her panel discuss how things may play...

Duration:01:23:26

Booker, Harris probe race questions that hobble Biden

6/30/2019
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Sen. Cory Booker openly questioned whether former Vice President Joe Biden can talk about race and unite the country after Biden’s controversial comments about working with segregationists and busing. Joy Reid and her panel discuss this, plus the aftermath of the first Democratic debate, and more. But first: Donald Trump called stepping across the demilitarized zone into North Korea, and shaking the hand of the reportedly murderous dictator Kim Jong-un, ‘a great honor.’ Joy Reid and her...

Duration:01:24:04

Trump, Putin bond at G20 where Russian leader attacked democracy

6/29/2019
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Donald Trump was seen by many as pandering to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, including asking Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections in an apparently joking manner. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the U.S. president’s reported friendliness with dictators at the summit. Plus: Sen. Kamala Harris powerfully criticized former Vice President Joe Biden’s past record of ‘reaching across the aisle’ to segregationists, and working against school busing programs,...

Duration:01:22:39

Outrage grows over reports of migrant children housed inhumanely

6/23/2019
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Reports that the Trump administration is continuing to separate migrant children from their families, then housing these minors under what many describe as inhumane conditions, are leading to greater calls for leaders to address the crisis at the southern border now. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. And: Tensions between America and Iran have increased recently, many believe due in part to Donald Trump pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal. Journalist Mehdi Hasan joins AM JOY...

Duration:01:27:44

Booker on Biden: We need a leader who can heal longstanding pain

6/22/2019
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South Carolina Democrats at the party’s state convention convened to hear from many of the leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday. House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn joins Joy Reid on Donald Trump, former vice president Joe Biden’s comments regarding Sen. Cory Booker, and more. Then: Sen. Cory Booker discussed recent, controversial comments from former vice president Joe Biden with Joy Reid, saying of the fellow 2020 Democratic presidential contender, ‘We need a...

Duration:01:46:28

Watergate prosecutor calls Trump press snipe a ‘danger to democracy’

6/16/2019
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Donald Trump attacked the news media as the ‘enemy of the people’ Saturday night, calling a story in The New York Times regarding national security ‘a virtual act of treason’ in a tweet. Jonathan Capehart in for Joy Reid and his panel discuss. Then: Joe Biden maintains a consistent lead in most 2020 polls, but Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigeig, and Bernie Sanders are slowly inching their ways closer to Biden’s lead, all receiving a slight boost since May in the latest Quinnipiac University...

Duration:01:24:46

Rebellion against Pelosi lurks from base demanding impeachment

6/15/2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to refuse calls for impeachment proceedings to begin, despite the speaker stating she believes that Donald Trump has been involved in a criminal cover-up. Joy Reid and her panel discuss how the Democratic base appears to be increasingly alienated by House Democrats refusing to impeach the president, and what their logic might be. Then: Donald Trump has stated that he would apparently be open to opposition research offered to his 2020 campaign from a...

Duration:01:21:46

‘Fire and Fury’ author says he has docs outlining Trump indictment

6/9/2019
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When former special prosecutor Robert Mueller broke his silence last month he reiterated the Department of Justice policy that states a sitting president cannot be indicted, adding that his office never considered trying to indict Donald Trump for obstruction of justice. Joy Reid is joined by author Michael Wolff on his new book, ‘Siege: Trump Under Fire,’ plus his claim to have a document contradicting Mueller’s statement on not indicting Trump. Then: According to a new NBC News report,...

Duration:01:25:30

Did Brexit fallout fears prompt British government to court Trump?

6/8/2019
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Donald Trump was greeted by protesters in the United Kingdom and Ireland, leading some to question why the British government rolled out the red carpet for the president, who is reportedly unpopular across Europe. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. And: Trump traveled to Europe with most of his children, two of whom manage Trump family properties, leading many to allege that the American president appears to have possibly used the trip in part to promote his businesses on the continent. Plus:...

Duration:01:24:39

Protester grabbing mic from Sen. Harris called ‘an affront to democracy’

6/2/2019
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A protester grabbed a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris at an event on Saturday, causing many to question the security needed for Democratic candidates and the treatment by society of women and people of color. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. Plus: Rep. Jamie Raskin of the House Oversight Committee joins AM Joy to talk about the possibility and reasoning for beginning an impeachment inquiry, versus starting official impeachment proceedings. And: Kenneth Copeland, the televangelist under...

Duration:01:23:21

Do voters perceive lack of urgency in Pelosi's approach to Trump?

6/1/2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deflected increasing calls for impeachment after Robert Mueller made a public statement Wednesday. House Whip Rep. James Clyburn tells Joy Reid, ‘I don’t think we’re there yet’ on impeachment in their interview on public perceptions of the Democrats’ approach to Donald Trump. And: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is perceived by many as refusing to commit to impeaching Donald Trump, despite many viewing Robert Mueller as strongly implying it is the responsibility of...

Duration:01:24:37

Rep. Maxine Waters: Mueller should come out and defend his work

5/26/2019
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While calls for impeachment have grown louder recently, members of the House leadership have thus far favored fighting Donald Trump in court. Rep. Maxine Waters, chair of the Financial Services committee, joins Joy Reid to discuss this and related calls for Mueller to testify. And: What should Democrats do in response to strong desires voiced by their base and the Mueller report? Democratic U.S. Representative Ro Khanna of California joins Joy Reid to discuss why many in the House Democratic...

Duration:01:23:12

Legal expert says impeachment inquiry in House should start ASAP

5/25/2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has suggested that Donald Trump is harming the country, stopping short of affirming that the president should immediately be impeached. Joy Reid is joined by Harvard University legal scholar Laurence Tribe who alleges, ‘The president it seems to me is committing impeachable offenses before our very eyes.’ And: Donald Trump is not facing impeachment because House Democrats are apparently afraid of the optics Slate Senior Editor Dahlia Lithwick tells AM JOY. Lithwick...

Duration:01:22:34

Protests for reproductive rights a battle to defend Roe v. Wade

5/19/2019
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On Tuesday organizers plan to lead tens of thousands of women in protests around the country demanding that women be treated as full and free citizens, in the wake of more states passing and considering anti-abortion laws. Joy Reid and her panel discuss. Then: As many see the Democrats in Washington, D.C. as agonizing over whether to impeach Donald Trump in the wake of the release of the redacted Mueller report, Republican Rep. Justin Amash is being praised for having read the report then...

Duration:01:23:26

Inaction on Trump impeachment could divide the base and House Democrats

5/18/2019
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Will the Democrats in the House suffer a rebellion by the party base if they do not push for the impeachment of Donald Trump? Tom Steyer, founder of Need to Impeach, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin join Joy Reid to discuss. Plus: Could Trump administration trends threaten the ground-breaking Brown v. the Board of Education Supreme Court decision ? Next: A recent report states that while Donald Trump’s trade war with China is negatively impacting U.S. farmers, a foreign-owned company...

Duration:01:23:54