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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

Police officer who killed Daunte Wright resigns

4/13/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, April 13, and reports on the death of Daunte Wright, the Chauvin trial, and the DOJ probe into Rep. Gaetz. DeRay Mckesson joins.

Duration:00:50:42

New police killing in MN amidst trial for Floyd killing

4/12/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, April 12, and reports on the Chauvin trial, the unrest in Minneapolis after police shot and killed another Black man, the probe into Rep. Gaetz, and Republican John Boehner's latest comments slamming the party he helped create. Mother Jones' David Corn joins.

Duration:00:42:59

Amidst DOJ sex crime probe, House launches ethics probe into Gaetz

4/9/2021
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on 4/9 and reports on the House launching an ethics probe into Rep. Matt Gaetz amidst the sex trafficking investigation involving Gaetz. Melber also talks to former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen about his take on the Gaetz probe and new details in the NY DA's probe into Trump.

Duration:00:44:39

Gaetz associate reportedly on verge of cooperating in sex trafficking probe

4/8/2021
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on 4/8 and reports on Matt Gaetz' associate, Joel Greenberg, is likely to plead guilty to crimes including sex trafficking and may cooperate with authorities. Ari also examines the silence on the Matt Gaetz allegations from Fox News and MAGA community. Former RNC chair Michael Steele joins.

Duration:00:43:49

NYT: Gaetz sought pardon in Trump's final days

4/7/2021
MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber hosts The Beat on 4/7 and reports on the bombshell report that Rep. Matt Gaetz sought a "blanket pre-emptive pardon" during Trump's final days in office. In a special report, Ari Melber examines how republican voters are supporting President Biden’s agenda from Covid relief to an infrastructure package. A member of Biden's Council of Economic Advisers Jared Bernstein joins.

Duration:00:44:03

More Minneapolis police staffers condemn Chauvin on the stand

4/7/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, April 6, and reports on the Chauvin trial, the DOJ probe against Rep. Gaetz, the voting fight in Georgia, and McConnell's hypocrisy. Elie Mystal and Chai Komanduri join.

Duration:00:45:15

Prosecution builds case against Chauvin with police testimony

4/6/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, April 5, and reports on the Chauvin trial, the growing allegations against Rep. Gaetz, Trump’s latest grift, and the business leaders speaking out against GOP voter suppression in Georgia. Neal Katyal joins.

Duration:00:43:28

Officer dead in Capitol security incident

4/5/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, April 2, and reports on the latest attack at Capitol Hill, the Chauvin trial, the growing accusations against Rep. Gaetz, and the MLB's decision to pull the All-Star game out of Georgia to protest its new voting suppression law. NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins.

Duration:00:43:26

U.S. marks the anniversary of MLK's assassination

4/2/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, April 1, and reports on the Chauvin trial and Biden's first cabinet meeting. Melber also hosts a special program to honor the 53rd anniversary of MLK's death, bringing together three generations of civil rights leaders to discuss the new challenges to racial and social justice.

Duration:00:43:27

Witness cries on stand after seeing "I can't breathe" video

4/2/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, March 31, and reports on the Chauvin trial, Biden's new infrastructure plan, the DOJ's investigation into Rep. Gaetz, and the latest lawsuit filed against citizen Trump. Chai Komanduri joins.

Duration:00:44:43

Emotional witness testimony dominates second day of Chauvin trial

3/31/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, March 30, and reports on the second day of Derek Chauvin's trial, Flordia's efforts to copy Georgia's new law restricting voting rights, and the DOJ investigation into Rep. Gaetz over an alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Professor Melissa Murray and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries join.

Duration:00:44:12

Lawyers clash at start of trial for Floyd’s killing

3/29/2021
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, March 29, and reports on the first day of Derek Chauvin’s trial for the alleged killing of George Floyd, the legal trouble citizen Trump faces, deep fakes, and Trump’s failed coronavirus response. Neal Katyal and Joan Walsh join.

Duration:00:43:09

GA authorities arrest Dem lawmaker objecting to voting law

3/28/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, March 26, and reports on the new Georgia law restricting voting rights, the Dominion defamation suit against Fox News, and the latest on the Capitol Hill riot. Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman and MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross join.

Duration:00:43:53

As Trump ignored warnings, some Americans anticipated pandemic for years

3/28/2021
In this bonus episode, MSNBC’s Ari Melber discusses how the coronavirus pandemic caught many by surprise, and how Pres. Trump famously disregarded expert warnings well after it spread across the U.S. Melber explains how some Americans had spent years preparing for disasters and a potential pandemic, an approach that may look more necessary given recent deadly storms, wildfires and the coronavirus. While some “preppers” can be treated as alarmist, the number of Americans spending on disaster...

Duration:00:08:55

Former RNC chair hammers Georgia's new voter suppression law

3/26/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, March 25, and reports on Biden’s first press conference as President and the breaking news Georgia has passed a restrictive, GOP-backed voting rights law. James Carville and Michael Steele join.

Duration:00:44:21

Biden hits Trump admin for "sitting on their hands" with humanitarian crisis at border

3/25/2021
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, March 24, and reports on the ongoing border crisis, bipartisanship in America, gun violence, and the coronavirus. Tony Schwartz joins.

Duration:00:44:21

Biden: We must pass gun control now

3/24/2021
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, March 23, and reports on the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, Biden’s new infrastructure bill, the Colorado shooting, the dangers of AR-15s, and Biden’s focus on border policy. Chai Komanduri joins.

Duration:00:44:48

New talk of possible sedition charges for MAGA riot

3/23/2021
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, March 22, and reports on the active shooting situation unfolding in Boulder, Colorado, the ongoing investigation into the Capitol Hill riot on Jan. 6, the GOP’s efforts to obstruct new voting legislation, and Amazon workers’ fight for unionization. Congressman James Clyburn joins.

Duration:00:46:53

Biden rebukes hate crimes against Asian Americans

3/19/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, March 19, and reports on President Biden and Vice President Harris’s address in Atlanta, the Atlanta-area spa shooting, the coronavirus pandemic, and Trump’s legal troubles. Rap duo Salt-N-Pepa join.

Duration:00:37:28

Bill Gates warns the “next pandemic” is coming after Covid-19

3/19/2021
Bill Gates famously warned about the risk of a pandemic in 2015, and in 2021 he offers ideas on vaccines and preparing for the next pandemic. Gates stresses that spending in advance is actually quite a “bargain” compared to the cost of reacting to a pandemic once it ravages the world and cripples the economy. Gates also discusses tech regulations, attacks on him and Dr. Fauci, systemic racism, tax policy and his reaction to being cited in so many rap songs, in this bonus edition of The...

Duration:00:22:39