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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.

Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.




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Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context.




Day 6: Biden pushes on with agenda ahead of Trump impeachment trial

The House has delivered the Trump impeachment article to the Senate, and the stage is now set for the fmr. president's second impeachment trial. Meanwhile, Biden is pushing to get his agenda in motion before the trial begins. We discuss that and more with Ashley Parker, Garrett Haake, Neal Katyal, Dr. Céline Gounder, Stuart Stevens, and Rick Wilson.


Day 3: Biden moves to boost economy, & Trump may have new legal woes

The Biden White House issued a slew of executive actions aimed at fixing the economy while a New York Times report detailed stunning claims of Trump's actions to use the Justice Dept. to try to overturn 2020 election results. We discuss that and more with Melissa Murray, Jonathan Lemire, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Baratunde Thurston, and Bill Kristol.


Day 2: Biden reveals Covid plan one year after virus was found in U.S.

Dr. Fauci returns to the briefing room to give a blunt assessment of the work still to be done in overcoming Covid-19 as Biden lays out his administration's Covid response plan. John Heilemann, Julie Pace, Dr. Vin Gupta, Jen Golbeck, Ben Collins, Howell Raines, and Eugene Robinson.


Day 1: Biden gets to work undoing Trump policies after inauguration

Following his inauguration on Wednesday, Pres. Joe Biden immediately got to work issuing executive orders undoing several of his predecessor's policies. We discuss that, along with the history made as Kamala Harris becomes America's vice president with Philip Rucker, Susan Page, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Symone Sanders, Maya Wiley, James Carville, and Doris Kearns Goodwin.


Day 1,461: As Biden awaits inauguration, Trump's chaotic term comes to an end

With hours left in office, Trump ends his presidency by pardoning Steve Bannon according to multiple reports. Trump also ends his term with Washington, DC, on lockdown as Biden in Harris arrive to the nation's capital ahead of their inauguration. We discuss with Carol Leonnig, Joyce Vance, Kimberly Atkins, Peter Baker, Pete Souza, and Michael Beschloss.


Day 1,460: Feds eye threats to Biden inaugural as Trump's term ends in chaos

According to multiple reports, federal law enforcement are looking into multiple security threats to the Biden inauguration as Donald Trump's final days in office remain chaotically on brand. Ashley Parker, Sam Stein, Adm. James Stavridis, Dr. Céline Gounder, Jason Johnson, and Rick Wilson all join.


Day 1,457: Trump leaves Biden with security threats and a huge pandemic

Joe Biden will take office on January 20th with a slew of national security threats connected to the Trump-incited riot on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6th. Biden must also contend with an out-of-control Covid-19 pandemic worsened by the Trump admin.'s botched vaccine rollout. We discuss that and more with Peter Baker, Susan Page, Jeremy Bash, Dr. Kavita Patel, and Michael Moore.


Day 1,456: Trump stays silent as FBI details threats to Biden inauguration

With six days left in office and a riot he incited in his wake, Trump stayed silent Thursday as the FBI detailed the security concerns with the Biden administration as tens of thousands of security forces patrol Washington, DC. Plus, Biden unveils his plan to distribute the Covid vaccine nationwide. We're joined by Jonathan Lemire, Jen Golbeck, Norm Eisen, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, John Heilemann, and Michael Steele.


Day 1,455: The U.S. House impeaches Trump... again

Donald Trump makes history in the worst way becoming the only American president ever impeached twice after he incitied his supporters to start a riot on Capitol Hill as lawmakers were certifying the 2020 election win of Joe Biden. We discuss with Shannon Pettypiece, Alexi McCammond, A.B. Stoddard, Thomas Friedman, Eugene Robinson, and David Jolly.


Day 1,454: McConnell reportedly abandons Trump on eve of impeachment vote

With more Republicans no longer standing by the president, The New York Times reports that Sen. Mitch McConnell is pleased that the House is moving to impeach him. We discuss that, plus the ballooning security concerns for Biden's inauguration, and the still out-of-control coronavirus pandemic. Joining us are Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Philip Rucker, Peter Baker, Melissa Murray, Carol Leonnig, Tom Nichols, and Dr. Céline Gounder.


Day 1,453: Trump faces second House impeachment vote after inciting riot

With nine days until Biden's inauguration, Trump faces another impeachment vote by the U.S. House after inciting a deadly siege by insurgents loyal to Trump on the U.S. Capitol. Plus, the Covid-19 pandemic continues get worsen as some states struggle with vaccine distribution. We're joined by Ashley Parker, Neal Katyal, Frank Figliuzzi, Michael Beschloss, Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Ben Smith, and Dr. Vin Gupta.


Day 1,450: More Republicans finally turn on Trump after deadly insurrection

Trump has lost his Twitter account and more Republican allies as the fallout from the deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill he incited keeps growing with just 12 days until Joe Biden's inauguration. We're joined by Susan Page, Peter Baker, Jon Meacham, Clint Watts, Jen Golbeck, Rick Wilson, and Baratunde Thurston.


Day 1,449: Biden blasts 'domestic terrorists' as Trump faces riot fallout

Pres.-elect Biden issued a fierce condemnation of Wednesday's deadly pro-Trump insurrection on Capitol Hill as Trump, edited and scripted, condemned the violence and acknowledged the 'new administration.' Plus, calls grow on the Hill for Trump to be removed from office. We discuss that and more with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Ashley Parker, Melissa Murray, James Carville, Mike Murphy, and Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré.


Day 1,448: Trump incites a deadly insurrection on Capitol Hill

January 6, 2021, is a day that will live in infamy in the history of the United States after Trump - just two weeks ahead of Biden's inauguration - encouraged supporters to head to the Capitol where a violent mob stormed the building trying to stop the peaceful transfer of power. A slew of our very best reporters and analysts join us for this expanded edition of The 11th Hour.


Day 1,446: Trump, Biden campaign in Georgia on eve of Senate runoffs

While campaigning in Georgia Trump continued pushing his false claims of 2020 victory. This after audio of a phone call was released of him pressuring a Georgia election official to “find votes” and overturn Biden’s victory. Alexi McCammon, Gabriel Debenedetti, Neal Katyal, Dr. Stephen Sample, Bill Kristol, and David Plouffe all join.


Day 1,441: Sen. Hawley to challenge Biden electors

The Biden team is dismissing Hawley’s move to contest the Electoral College count, while Trump is escalating his attacks on Georgia’s Republican governor Brian Kemp, calling on him to step down. Peter Baker, Kimberly Atkins, Jonathan Lemire, Dr. Irwin Redlener, Dr. Tasha Dixon, Beth Fouhy, Jason Johnson, and Michael Beschloss all join.


Day 1,440: New concerns about Covid vaccine distribution

Biden blasts the Trump administration's vaccine rollout, as Colorado confirms the first U.S. case of the new Covid strain. Shannon Pettypiece, A.B. Stoddard, Neal Katyal, Dr. Vin Gupta, Susan Page, and Bill Kristol all join.


Day 1,439: Trump creates mayhem in final weeks of administration

Trump’s not only disputing the election results, but imposing new demands from Congress, while millions of Americans are still desperate for help from the government. Alexi McCammon, Jill Colvin, Clint Watts, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, Mara Gay, and Rick Wilson all join.


Day 1,434: Trump throws Covid aid into chaos, issues pardons, & skips town

After throwing Covid aid into chaos, Trump vetoed the Defense Bill, pardoned a slew of cronies including Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner's father, and Roger Stone and then left town. We discuss that and more with Errin Haines, Peter Baker, Stephanie Ruhle, Neal Katyal, Bill Kristol, and Dr. Irwin Redlener.


Day 1,433: Biden warns of pandemic's dark days ahead as Trump issues pardons

As Biden warns the nation about the worsening pandemic and Covid-19 deaths continuing to soar, Trump issued a slew of pardons including for some convicted of murder and fraud while he keeps digging in on his election conspiracy theories. We're joined by Chuck Rosenberg, A.B. Stoddard, Hans Nichols, Dr. Céline Gounder, David Plouffe, and Tim Miller.