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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

Trump takes the 5th, raising the prospect of his own criminal conduct

8/10/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, August 3. In a once unthinkable step, a former President pleads the fifth, refusing to answer questions under oath in a New York. The deposition comes after losing a long battle to duck testimony with New York Attorney General Letitia James. Asha Rangappa, a former FBI Special Agent and former RNC Chairman Michael Steele join.

Duration:00:43:00

FBI searches Trump’s Mar-A-Lago home in unprecedented raid

8/9/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, August 9th, and reports on the unprecedented FBI raid on former President Donald Trump's property, the history of prosecuting government officials for mishandling government secrets and what it may mean for Trump going forward. Former FBI General Counsel Andrew Weissmann and Former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen join.

Duration:00:43:38

Joe-mentum: Democrats tout climate and drug bill victory; Jan. 6 evidence sparks debate over indicting ex-president

8/9/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, August 8, 2022 and reports on the historic passage of President Biden’s climate and drug bill. Plus, a special report on the debate over indicting a former head of state, drawing on foreign and domestic precedent. Pollster Cornell Belcher, Civil rights activist Maya Wiley and Mother Jones’ David Corn join.

Duration:00:42:53

Alex Jones hit with millions in fines for Sandy Hook lies; White House Press Sec. on Biden win streak

8/4/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, August 4, 2022 and reports on right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones hit with $4.1m in compensatory damages to Sandy Hook parents. Plus, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on President Biden’s recent win streak on climate, Al-Qaeda and more. Reporters Ben Collins, Will Sommer and Former Federal prosecutor Paul Butler join.

Deep red Kansas votes to protect abortion rights; DOJ subpoenas key Trump WH lawyer Cipollone

8/3/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, August 3 and reports on Kansas voters rejecting a state Constitutional amendment, protecting some abortion rights. Plus, the DOJ subpoenas Trump White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, and a legal bombshell as Alex Jones is confronted by his own texts on the stand in his defamation trial. KS Rep. Sharice Davids and Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman join.

High stakes first election since fall of Roe; Fox News downplaying Al-Qaeda leader killing

8/2/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, August 2, and reports on the polls opening today in five states amid the first elections since the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Plus, new reporting on the NY probe of the Trump organization, Fox News downplaying the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri and Alex Jones confronted by Sandy Hook parents in court. Howard Dean and Yamiche Alcindor join.

Duration:00:47:36

US strike reportedly kills Al-Qaeda terrorist leader; Fox News continues to ‘bypass’ Trump

8/1/2022
Breaking international news as President Biden is set to address the nation on a strike that reportedly killed Al-Qaeda terrorist leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Plus, the continuing schism between Fox News and Trump. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and Ret. General Barry McCaffrey join.

Duration:00:44:01

Special report - “Inside Trump’s Election Plot”

7/29/2022
MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on the evidence of actual, "criminal intent" by Trump and his aides, a requirement for any indictment and criminal trial, and documents eight different plots to overturn the 2020 election for this MSNBC Special Report, "Inside Trump's Election Plot." NYU Law professor Melissa Murray joins.

Duration:00:43:01

Breakthrough for Biden agenda as climate deal reached; Trump Fox News split continues

7/28/2022
President Biden on the cusp of a major win for his agenda, as Senators Joe Manchin and Chuck Schumer appear to have struck a deal on climate legislation. Plus, new DOJ evidence in criminal electors probe, and the continuing split between Fox News and Trump. WH Communications Director Kate Bedingfield and Chai Komanduri join.

Duration:00:43:16

DOJ asking witnesses about Trump in Jan 6 probe

7/27/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, July 27, and reports on the DOJ eyeing Trump. Former Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann responds. Former party chairs Howard Dean and Michael Steele talk about Murdoch’s Fox News ignoring Trump and comedian Samantha Bee joins The Beat.

Duration:00:43:18

Murdoch's Fox-NY Post empire turns on Trump as Ron Desantis surges; Alex Jones defamation trial begins

7/27/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, July 26, and reports on the new evidence emerging related to the Trump fake electors plot as well as Pence aides testifying before a grand jury. Plus, the continuing split among the Murdoch Fox News-NY Post media empire over Trump and reporting that indicates Murdoch now favors Ron DeSantis over Trump. Political strategist Chai Komanduri and Lincoln Project co-founder Reed Galen join.

Duration:00:43:14

Trump’s new Jan. 6 nightmare: Right-wing outlets turn on Trump as new evidence is revealed

7/25/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, July 25, and reports on the new Jan. 6 committee evidence revealing an unseen Trump draft speech and new testimony from Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. Plus, new reports of some right-wing media outlets turning on Trump, and the scandal around Senator Josh Hawley. “The Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead and Retired Admiral Steve Abbot join.

Duration:00:42:50

Trump aide Bannon found guilty

7/22/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, July 22, and reports on the verdict in Trump ally Steve Bannon's criminal trial, Republican Senator Josh Hawley's hypocrisy, and the final Jan. 6 hearing. John Flannery and Joyce Vance join.

Duration:00:43:15

"He was watching TV": New testimony on Trump's inaction during riot

7/21/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, July 21, and reports on the final Jan. 6 hearing, Steve Bannon's criminal trial, and Donald Trump's potential criminal culpability. Nick Akerman and Mara Gay join.

Duration:00:43:02

Final hearing probes Trumps' "failure" to do anything to stop the insurrection

7/19/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, July 19, and reports on the final Jan. 6 hearing, the recently leaked memo putting scrutiny on the DOJ, the trial of Trump ally Steve Bannon, the Democratic lawmakers arrested at an abortion rights rally outside of SCOTUS, and climate change. Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Dick Durbin, Neal Katyal, and Chai Komanduri join.

Duration:00:42:55

Trump hid Jan. 6 march plan, showing illicit intent

7/18/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, July 18, and reports on Trump ally Steve Bannon's criminal trial, the latest in the Jan. 6 probe, rising temperatures across the globe, GOP attacks on gay marriage, and the rising prices across the U.S. David Corn, Juanita Tolliver and the Director of Biden's National Economic Council, Brian Deese, join.

Duration:00:43:05

Congress mulls subpoenaing Trump

7/14/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, July 14, and reports on the latest developments in the Jan. 6 probe, the new heat on the DOJ over probing Donald Trump, Steve Bannon's upcoming criminal trial, and the fight over abortion rights. Maya Wiley joins.

Duration:00:43:30

New calls to indict Trump amidst evidence he planned march

7/13/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, July 13, and reports on the latest in the Jan. 6 probe, the renewed calls to indict Donald Trump for his role in planning the march on the Capitol that led to the insurrection, and the fight for abortion rights. Phoebe Bridgers joins.

Duration:00:43:52

New: Trump planned Capitol march in advance

7/12/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, July 12, and reports on the new evidence in the Jan. 6 probe linking Donald Trump to the march on the Capitol that led to the insurrection and what this evidence means moving forward. David Kelley, Michelle Goldberg, and Andrew Weissmann join.

Duration:00:43:31

Trump Sidekick Steve Bannon Surrenders to Panel Amid Growing Coup Evidence; Jan. 6 Rally Organizer Exclusive Interview

7/11/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, July 11, and reports on Steve Bannon folding and saying he will testify before the House Jan. 6 committee. In a “Beat” exclusive interview, January 6 organizer Dustin Stockton, who worked closely with Bannon, joins Ari on the impact of the hearings and coordination between the Trump WH and rally organizers.

Duration:00:44:26