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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

Biden signs 10 orders to combat Covid-19

1/21/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, January 21, and reports on Biden’s first day in office and his plans for his first 100 days, how the GOP is scrambling to make up for their election loss in the aftermath of Trump, new updates concerning the Capitol Hill riot, and the Bernie Sanders outfit that everyone is talking about. Filmmaker Michael Moore and “Succession” executive producer Frank Rich both join.

Duration:00:46:17

Trump leaves WH after failed plot to steal election

1/20/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, January 19, and reports on Trump’s last day in office, Joe Biden’s upcoming inauguration, how tomorrow’s transition differs from transitions past, and what it means that Mitch McConnell now publicly states Trump “provoked” the attack on Capitol Hill. Dr. Jason Johnson and Michelle Brooklyn both join.

Duration:00:44:59

Trump preps trial defense as Biden takes over presidency

1/20/2021
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” and reports on Biden’s upcoming inauguration, Trump’s last days in office and the potential pardons he might issue, new evidence concerning the siege of Capitol Hill, GOP hypocrisy, and MLK Day. Historian Timothy Snyder joins.

Duration:00:45:23

FBI warning of credible threats after Trump fueled riot

1/19/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, January 15, and reports on new findings in the aftermath of the riot at Capitol Hill, the next steps in Trump’s impeachment trial, and Biden’s upcoming inauguration. Melber also delivers a special report that traces the events leading up to the attack on Capitol Hill and how the country can move forward. Former FBI director James Comey joins.

Duration:00:46:58

Trump faces second Senate trial with decreasing support

1/14/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, January 14, and reports on Trump's impeachment and state of mind, domestic terror concerns with Biden's inauguration, and new details emerging about the attack on the Capitol. "The Art of the Deal" co-author Tony Schwartz joins.

Duration:00:36:17

Officials warn Dems of new plots to attack Capitol

1/13/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, January 12, and reports on new details emerging from the violence siege of the Capitol, the effort to impeach Trump and the Republicans backing it, and the threats Biden's inauguration faces. Michael Steele joins.

Duration:00:46:51

Dems charge Trump with “incitement of insurrection”

1/12/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, January 11, and reports on the next steps in the impeachment process, how the 14th Amendment could prevent Trump for running for office in 2024, and how police departments across the nation are investigating their officers for involvement in the Capitol Hill siege. Supermajority’s Juanita Tolliver and Neal Katyal join.

Duration:00:47:21

House Dems planning to impeach Trump again

1/11/2021
MNSBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, January 8, and reports on the growing pressure on Trump to resign or be impeached, the scrutiny Capitol police face for their response to the riot, and Twitter's decision to permanently suspend Trump. Presidential historian Michael Beschloss joins.

Duration:00:56:39

As Trump exits, new calls to indict MAGA mob and reform U.S. policing

1/8/2021
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, January 7, and reports on the aftermath of the violent mob's siege of Capitol Hill, whether or not Trump can be criminally charged for inciting his supporters to such violence, and the double standards of policing across the nation. Professor Brittney Cooper joins.

Duration:00:47:00

Trump caught trying to overturn election on tape

1/4/2021
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, January 4, and reports on Trump’s instantly infamous call demanding Georgia election officials overturn his election loss to Biden. Melber delivers a special report on the legality of Trump’s call and also provides an update on the Senate runoff in Georgia. Supermajority’s political director Juanita Tolliver and former federal prosecutor Joyce Vance join.

Duration:00:46:51

Ari Melber looks back at some of The Beat reports that defined 2020

12/30/2020
In this bonus episode of The Beat’s podcast, MSNBC’s Ari Melber walks listeners through some of The Beat’s best reporting this year. Listeners will hear Ari’s first take on Trump’s election loss; his deep dive into the racial reckoning the country faces and how Black artists and activists have been calling out racial disparities in their work for decades; and some of Ari’s favorite Fallback Friday moments.

Duration:00:30:59

Ari Melber spotlights some of the best moments on The Beat this year

12/30/2020
In this special edition of The Beat’s podcast, MSNBC’s Ari Melber traces some of the most striking moments on the show this year. Listeners will hear more from his special interview with icon and Talking Heads Founder David Byrne, recorded as part of Ari’s "Mavericks" series; a digital exclusive with rapper Rick Ross about his music and trip to the White House; and finally, some of our favorite Fallback Fridays of the year.

Duration:00:28:12

GOP focuses on Trump’s final 2020 plot instead of Covid-19 relief

12/30/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, December 30, and reports on Trump’s last election gambit, the coronavirus vaccine rollout, and the runoff in Georgia. Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele and figure skater Adam Rippon both join.

Duration:00:46:11

Chaos: Trump clashes with Senate GOP over Covid-19 “death wish”

12/30/2020
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, December 29, and reports on Trump’s pardon spree and unprecedented last days, the latest on the second Covid-19 stimulus package, and the upcoming runoff in Georgia. Melber also delivers a special report on the police officers we’ve lost this year. Rev. Al Sharpton, presidential historian Michael Beschloss and comedian Chelsea Handler all join.

Duration:00:48:30

Trump signs Covid-19 relief bill after lobbying against it

12/28/2020
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Monday, December 28, and reports on the latest on the second coronavirus stimulus, Trump’s efforts to foster chaos in his last days in office, Trump’s recent pardons, and art and music in the pandemic era. Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen joins.

Duration:00:48:53

Trump's "erratic" behavior is concerning his aides

12/24/2020
MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin fills in for Ari Melber to host “The Beat” on Wednesday, December 23, and reports on Trump’s latest batch of pardons, the possibility Trump will veto the second coronavirus stimulus package, AG Bill Barr’s last day in office and the latest on the coronavirus. Neal Katyal and Jason Johnson both join.

Duration:00:48:25

Report: Trump lashing out and "everyone is in the blast zone"

12/23/2020
MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin fills in for Ari Melber to host “The Beat” on Tuesday, December 22, and reports on Trump’s attacks on democracy, Rudy Giuliani’s recent legal issues, the GOP’s efforts to enable Trump and the latest on the coronavirus. Rep. Maxine Waters and Rep. Denver Riggleman both join.

Duration:00:48:45

Trump exploring extreme ideas to cling to power

12/22/2020
MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin fills in for Ari Melber to host “The Beat” on Monday, December 21, and reports on Trump’s latest assaults on democracy, Trump’s claims the Russia hack was a hoax, the latest on the second coronavirus stimulus package and the vaccine. Rep. Karen Bass and The New York Times’ Mara Gay both join.

Duration:00:48:20

Trump silent on "grave" hack threatening U.S.

12/19/2020
MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian fills in for Ari Melber and hosts “The Beat” on Friday, December 18, and reports on the suspected Russia hack, Trump’s expected pardons and the latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccine. Former RNC chairman Michael Steele and Mother Jones journalist David Corn join.

Duration:00:48:59

PolitiFact names Trump's Covid-19 denialism "lie of the year"

12/17/2020
MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian fills in for Ari Melber and hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, December 17, and reports on the latest on the coronavirus and the vaccine, the suspected Russian hack of the U.S. government, and the GOP’s continued embrace of Trumpism. Rep. Ilhan Omar and Sen. Gary Peters both join.

Duration:00:48:47