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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

Fallout after NY hits Trump with sweeping fraud case

9/23/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, September 23 and reports on the fallout after the sweeping NY case adds to Trump’s legal crises in DC, GA and FL. Plus, Hot 97’s Ebro joins Melber on the upcoming Jan. 6 hearing and how some in MAGA are unapologetic for the insurrection. Neal Katyal, Sam Nunberg and Joan Walsh join.

Why the blockbuster Jan. 6 Report may change everything | Podcast extra Melber breakdown

9/23/2022
The January 6th committee will issue a congressional report with new evidence and never-before-seen material as well as its full findings and recommendations. Will the committee recommend criminal charges for former President Trump? MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber, who has reported extensively on January 6th from that day in 2021 onward, including a special report on the crimes that may have been committed, announces the forthcoming Jan. 6 Report (available via Harper Collins...

Trump suffers another setback in doc scandal probe; Michael Cohen on NY AG Trump lawsuit

9/22/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, September 22 and reports on the special master in the Trump document probe reportedly skeptical of Trump’s document declassification claims. Plus, an appeals court granting the DOJ access to seized documents and the latest updates in the sweeping NY AG fraud lawsuit. Asha Rangappa, Michael Cohen and Neil DeGrasse Tyson join.

Duration:00:43:02

Trump sued by New York AG Letitia James for fraud

9/21/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, September 21 and reports on Donald Trump being sued by the New York state Attorney General Letitia James in a sweeping fraud lawsuit. The suit alleges more than 200 instances of false and misleading asset valuations. Melissa Murray, Nick Akerman and David Enrich join.

Duration:00:43:12

DOJ, Trump face off with special master; Jan. 6 special report ahead of ninth hearing

9/20/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, September 20 and reports on Donald Trump's legal team meeting with the DOJ in court before the newly appointed special master. Plus, MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber previews a forthcoming key January 6 report featuring a new forward by Melber. John Flannery, Chai Komanduri and Dave Aronberg join.

Duration:00:42:56

Trump touts QAnon, posing danger for GOP ahead of midterms

9/19/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, September 19 and reports on a bizarre Trump rally in Ohio for GOP Senate candidate J.D. Vance. The New York Times reports music Trump played resembled a QAnon song and the crowds reacted to it with a salute. It comes after Trump openly embraced QAnon conspiracy theories online and in recent actions. Will Sommer and David Rothkopf join. Plus, the incomparable Jenifer Lewis joins on her new book "Walking in My Joy: In These Streets."

Duration:00:43:39

Immigrants misled in "cruel" Ron DeSantis political stunt; WH helps broker talks avoiding railroad labor strike

9/15/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, September 15 and reports on Florida MAGA Governor Ron DeSantis flying 50 undocumented immigrants to the island of Martha's Vineyard as a kind of performance art designed to "own the libs". Plus, the Biden administration celebrating what it calls a another win by avoiding a major railway strike. Former DNC Chair Howard Dean and Fmr. RNC Chair Michael Steele join.

Duration:00:43:02

Trump insider Mike Lindell has phone seized by Feds; Innocence Project co-founder Barry Scheck on criminal justice

9/14/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, September 14 and reports on another Trump insider, "Pillow Guy" Mike Lindell's phone being seized by the FBI. Plus, Innocence Project Co-Founder Barry Scheck joins on DNA evidence, wrongful convictions and criminal justice reform. Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, Fmr. ODNI General Counsel Robert Litt and Mother Jones' David Corn join.

Duration:00:43:10

GOP pushing for national abortion ban with midterms 8 weeks away

9/14/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, September 13 and reports on the GOP escalating its push to roll back women's rights -- just 8 weeks before the midterms, with Senator Lindsey Graham introducing a bill that would ban abortion nationwide. Plus, billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates joins Ari for a special interview. Political strategist Chai Komanduri and former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman join.

Duration:00:42:53

New Jan. 6 subpoenas reportedly focus on Trump’s rally as DOJ seizes phones from ‘top’ Trump aides

9/12/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, September 12 and reports on a breaking New York Times article on an intensifying January 6th federal probe with the Department of Justice issuing 40 new subpoenas to people close to Trump. The Times also reports on two Trump advisors having their phones seized as evidence. Legal experts Emily Bazelon and Maya Wiley join.

Duration:00:42:08

Trump doc scandal reportedly includes nuclear intel; Obama WH portraits unveiled

9/7/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, September 7 and reports on new details in the Trump document scandal, as The Washington Post reports Trump had nuclear intelligence documents at Mar-A-Lago. Plus, Former Trump Attorney General Bill Barr saying the DOJ is “getting very close” in its technical case to indict Trump. Fmr. SDNY attorney David Kelley and Fmr. FBI official Frank Figliuzzi join.

Duration:00:43:17

Biden slams MAGA GOP as threat to democracy; Special report on Black leaders and artists protesting injustice

9/6/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, September 6 and reports on Biden slamming MAGA GOP and Trump as the race to the midterms kicks into high gear. Plus, a special report on how Black activists and artists have confronted government racism, both in their work and their own lives. Chai Komanduri and Mother Jones' David Corn join.

Duration:00:43:40

Special master to review classified docs from Trump’s Mar-A-Lago

9/5/2022
Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, September 5 and reports on a judge granting Donald Trump’s request for a special master to review the documents seized in last month’s Mar-A-Lago search. Fmr. Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal and NYU law professor Melissa Murray join.

Duration:00:36:03

Unsealed Mar-A-Lago search inventory reveals Trump doc bombshells

9/2/2022
Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Friday, September 2 and reports on a judge unsealing the FBI search inventory of Trump’s Mar-A-Lago. Revelations include that Trump reportedly had 48 empty folders labeled “classified” at his home and that he mixed secret documents with clothes. Former US Attorney Joyce Vance and Former FBI Special Agent Asha Rangappa join.

Duration:00:43:03

Hear Jay-Z talk to Ari about Beat report on “God Did” and the drug war

9/2/2022
In this exclusive podcast extra, listen to Jay-Z and DJ Khaled respond to Ari Melber’s full “Beat” special report breaking down the failed Nixon-Trump drug war and Jay-Z’s epic new verse on “God Did.”

Duration:00:24:57

DOJ, Trump lawyers face off over special master; Jan. 6 Committee seeks Newt Gingrich interview

9/1/2022
Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, September 1 and reports on Trump’s lawyers and the DOJ squaring off over Trump’s “special master” request. Plus, breaking news that the Jan. 6 committee is requesting to interview former Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Fmr. US Attorney Barbara McQuade and Fmr. CIA officer David Priess join.

Duration:00:46:56

New DOJ filing suggests Trump team hid, moved docs

8/31/2022
Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, August 31 and reports on a new DOJ filing that suggests Donald Trump's team may have hidden and moved documents, possible evidence of obstruction. Plus, a new photo circulating that shows for the first time some of the classified documents found at Mar-A-Lago. Danya Perry, Hugo Lowell and House Intel. Cmte. member Rep. Peter Welch join.

Duration:00:44:11

Biden blasts “MAGA Republicans” on threats to law enforcement after Trump search; Special report – War on drugs

8/30/2022
President Biden rebuking MAGA lawmakers in a speech just days after accusing them of “semi-fascism.” Biden calling out members of the GOP for claiming to support law enforcement but seemingly only when it’s Black Americans being policed. Plus, a special report on the “war on drugs” in America featuring Jay-Z’s new music which addresses discriminatory drug law enforcement. Chai Komanduri, Nick Akerman and singer Carole King join.

Duration:00:42:01

GOP talks up “riots” if Trump is indicted as DOJ eyes two roads to Trump charges

8/29/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, August 29th and reports on Lindsey Graham threatening riots and unrest if prosecutors indict Donald Trump. Plus Georgia Governor Brian kemp has been ordered to testify in an election probe as the Trump legal team reportedly “scrambles to find an argument” according to the New York Times. DOJ veteran Neal Katyal, law professor Melissa Murray and reporters Joan Walsh and Will Sommer join.

Duration:00:44:12

Unsealed Trump search info shows he defied requests for over 6 months

8/26/2022
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, August 26th and reports on the newly unsealed, heavily redacted Trump search affidavit. The information reveals more about the unprecedented search of Mar-A-Lago and suspicion over criminal evidence. Former FBI special agent Asha Rangappa, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and authors Mark Liebovich and Jay McInerney join.

Duration:00:44:27