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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

DNC Chair Tom Perez: I’m not concerned about contested convention

2/22/2020
Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez and Nevada Democratic Party Chair William McCurdy, II discuss the Nevada caucuses and concerns that the Democratic party is headed towards a contested convention in conversation with Joy Reid live from Nevada as the caucuses are conducted. Then: The 2020 Democratic presidential nominee will face a vast disinformation machine according to various reports, and Democratic voters will likely face what many see as voter suppression. How will...

Duration:01:23:28

Warren's words for Bloomberg on billionaires, equality, democracy

2/16/2020
2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren addresses Mike Bloomberg, women succeeding in U.S. politics, funding universal childcare, and more telling Joy Reid, ‘We need an America that doesn't just work for billionaires. We need an America where we invest in our people.’ Plus: Michael Bloomberg’s 2020 campaign advisor Tim O’Brien is asked about Bloomberg’s disability rights record during his time as mayor of New York City, the allegations of sexism against the Democratic presidential...

Duration:01:28:21

Legal experts question Barr’s independence from Trump

2/15/2020
William Barr’s possible impact on the Department of Justice, and the behavior of GOP senators who have supported Donald Trump, are analyzed by Joy Reid’s panel, including former GOP Congressman David Jolly who asserts, ‘There is no post-Trump Republican party for a generation.’ And: William Barr’s independence from Donald Trump is questioned by legal experts. Do some federal prosecutors fear reprisals under Barr’s Department of Justice related to cases with political implications? Joy Reid...

Duration:01:25:50

DNC communications director talks Iowa caucuses controversy

2/8/2020
The Iowa caucuses ended in controversy after changes to the process initiated in part by the Democratic National Committee. These changes are discussed by DNC communications director, Xochitl Hinojosa, who tells Joy Reid, ‘I think the caucuses and this system will definitely be looked at after 2020.’ And: Bernie Sanders apparently did well in the Iowa caucuses, but faces persistent doubts about his appeal to mainstream black voters. Chuck Rocha, senior advisor to the Bernie Sanders campaign,...

Duration:01:22:54

Buttigieg addresses Des Moines Register poll, policing record

2/2/2020
Pete Buttigieg in Iowa on Sunday addressed the Des Moines Register poll being withdrawn right before the Iowa caucuses, reportedly because his name was left out during at least one polling call. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana also joins Joy Reid to discuss his record on policing, the inclusive meaning behind Buttigieg’s appeal to "heartland voters," and much more. And: Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are competing for the...

Duration:01:23:06

Legal expert calls for ‘electoral punishment’ for GOP Senators

2/1/2020
The Donald Trump impeachment trial in the Senate is being questioned for its validity, if the Senate GOP won’t allow new witnesses, according to legal expert and MSNBC analyst Benjamin Wittes. Wittes tells Joy Reid, "People in states with these senators... need to think about whether they feel okay about [them proudly saying] it's time to proceed to a fateful decision on a national security matter with ignorance." Plus: Donald Trump’s actions have been called wrong by not impeachable by many...

Duration:01:22:56

INTRODUCING: So You Wanna Be President? with Chris Matthews

1/27/2020
Lesson one: win Iowa. An astounding number of Democrats and Republicans won their party's nomination after winning first in the Iowa caucuses—but America's first battleground hasn't always been a priority for campaigns. Jimmy Carter was the first to realize that a win there could propel a candidate into the national spotlight. Chris Matthews examines Carter's approach to the 1972 campaign with Gerry Rafshoon, who handled political advertising for the candidate, and veteran journalist Judy...

Duration:00:32:49

Rep. Demings: ‘Take her out’ line usually comes from mobsters

1/26/2020
The Donald Trump impeachment trial in the Senate has seen lawyers for the president present arguments without calling for the introduction of witnesses or documents. Rep. Val Demings joins Joy Reid to discuss saying U.S. Senators, "should demand to hear from additional witnesses and see supporting documentation." And: Donald Trump’s lawyers’ in the president’s Senate impeachment trial are making defense arguments that don’t hold up legal expert Jill Wine-Banks says. Wine-Banks tells Joy...

Duration:01:27:56

Rep. Ayanna Pressley on alopecia, her struggle with hair loss

1/19/2020
Rep. Ayanna Pressley revealing her struggle with alopecia is helping to break down the stigma surrounding hair loss, while inspiring countless people across America. Rep. Pressley joins Joy Reid on this special edition of Who Won the Week, telling Joy Reid, ‘Hair is political. So far as who won the week it's the millions... that are living daily with the trauma and stigma of hair loss.’ Pressley also discusses Elizabeth Warren, the 2020 presidential race, whether it’s important to have a...

Duration:01:25:45

Maddow shares more insights on bombshell Lev Parnas interview

1/18/2020
Lev Parnas’s interview with Rachel Maddow in which Parnas makes allegations implicating Donald Trump, Attorney General William Barr, and more is discussed with Maddow on AM JOY with Joy Reid. Maddow tells Joy that Parnas described Barr as, in Parnas’ opinion, allegedly being "fully apprised of what was going on in Ukraine." Joy Reid and her expert guests also discuss the president's impeachment legal defense team, new information regarding the treatment of Ambassador Maria Yovanovitch, and...

Duration:01:23:07

INSIDE DONALD TRUMP'S PSYCHE ON IRAN

1/12/2020
Joy Reid goes one-on-one with Tony Schwartz to discuss his insight into Donald Trump's behavior after the fallout over Iran. Joy also goes one-on-one with congresswoman Barabara Lee to discuss her stance against the 2002 AUMF, and how it has come into play again today with Iran. Also, a new poll of black voters shows Vice President Joe Biden with a steady lead. Will any of the other 2020 democratic candidates be able to gain traction? Also, weeks after Donald Trump's impeachment, the Senate...

Duration:01:29:00

Pelosi is playing impeachment ‘chess’ vs. Trump expert says

1/11/2020
Iran has admitted to unintentionally shooting down a Ukrainian plane amid increased tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, retired, joins Joy Reid to discuss, saying of the ongoing conflict between America and Iran, ‘Let's wash away all the lies and all the cheating and all the stupidity and incompetence... And let's just look at what we did.’ And: Puerto Rico has suffered another 6.0 earthquake, one of many major aftershocks after Tuesday’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake,...

Duration:01:28:31

Julián Castro on what's next after his 2020 bid

1/5/2020
Former 2020 Democratic candidate Julián Castro joins AM JOY on MSNBC on what he plans to do after withdrawing from the race. He comments on the role of money in politics, and also tells Joy Reid, 'Ahead of 2024, I believe the DNC should look at the order of states,' regarding Iowa. Plus, Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) joins Joy Reid to discuss the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, saying, 'There is no authorization to use force against Iran. The imminent threat--we don't...

Duration:01:29:08

Sen. Stabenow on Iran: We’ve put U.S. in tremendous jeopardy

1/4/2020
Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani being killed in a U.S. airstrike is discussed by Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who tells Joy Reid that Donald Trump and other American officials who made the decision to kill Soleimani, "have now put us in one of the most riskiest situations that we could be in." Expert guests discuss this and more in this Saturday edition of AM JOY on MSNBC.

Duration:01:27:08

Could Roger Stone flip on Trump?

11/17/2019
Donald Trump associate Roger Stone was found guilty of seven federal charges on Friday, including witness tampering, lying to Congress, and obstructing the Russia investigation. Will Trump pardon stone? Joy Reid and her panel discuss. And: Donald Trump went to the hospital for an unscheduled exam on Saturday. NBC News correspondent Kelly O'Donnell has the latest. Then, Trump’s alleged call with EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the president of Ukraine’s reported reactions to Trump’s requests...

Duration:01:25:21

Rep. Ted Lieu: This week was a very bad week for Trump

11/16/2019
The public hearings in the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry began this week, with alarming testimony from career diplomats Marie Yovanovitch and William Taylor and more, regarding the president’s controversial communications with Ukraine’s president. Rep. Ted Lieu, Rep. Gregory Meeks, and presidential historian Jon Meacham join Joy Reid to discuss. Then: The debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine interfered in our election has been voiced by Donald Trump. Now more lawmakers in the...

Duration:01:24:55

Sen. Harris on why America’s ready for a woman of color president

11/10/2019
Sen. Kamala Harris, Democratic candidate for president in 2020, discusses her plan to provide childcare support to working parents, and why she believes America is ready for a woman of color to be president, telling Joy Reid, ‘I know and I have seen that the people of our country have the ability to see what they've not seen before.’ And: The next Democratic presidential debate hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post in Atlanta is just ten days away. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the...

Duration:01:25:54

Robert De Niro: Trump has to be held accountable, period

11/9/2019
Actor Robert De Niro lights up the screen in the blockbuster movie, ‘Joker,’ and also stars in the new movie, ‘The Irishman,’ films that portray criminals during a troubling time in American politics. The legendary filmmaker and activist joins Joy Reid on the Donald Trump era, saying of the president, ‘If we don’t go through this impeachment inquiry, we’re letting him get away with something.’ Plus: The term ‘quid pro quo’ has been used to describe Donald Trump’s controversial dealings...

Duration:01:29:49

New polls show 49% believe Trump should be impeached, removed

11/3/2019
We now know more about where Donald Trump apparently developed his alleged theory that Ukraine, rather than Russia, hacked the DNC in 2016 in order to in some manner help Hillary Clinton—despite U.S. intelligence agencies confirming that it was the Russians. Jonathan Capehart in for Joy Reid and his panel discuss. Plus: More than half of Americans support the impeachment inquiry according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, while 49% say Donald Trump should be impeached and removed...

Duration:01:24:41

House impeachment probe enters new phase after vote

11/2/2019
The battle over impeachment reached new heights this week when the House voted to endorse the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump, a resolution that set into motion a new set of rules and procedures including public impeachment hearings. Former U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul joins Jonathan Capehart in for Joy Reid to discuss. And: This week House Democrats approved and released details of their procedures for the Trump impeachment inquiry. Jonathan Capehart and his panel of legal...

Duration:01:22:18