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The Beat with Ari Melber

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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Trump strikes out with "dud" speech
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, July 19, and reports on the growing number of Democrats calling on President Biden to drop out, and Donald Trump's RNC speech. Joe Trippi, Chai Komanduri and Ezra Klein join.
41:13 19/07/2024
Trump picks JD Vance as running mate
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43:34 16/07/2024
Trump distances himself from Project 2025
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, July 12, and reports Project 2025 and President Biden's fight to stay afloat amid calls to drop out. Michael Steele and Molly Jong-Fast join.
49:58 13/07/2024
GOP embraces MAGA's Project 2025
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, July 11, and reports on President Biden as he faces calls to step aside, and Donald Trump's attempt to distance himself from "Project 2025." Mark Leibovich, Alencia Jackson, Molly Jong-Fast, Chai Komanduri, and Doug Brinkley join.
45:20 11/07/2024
MAGA leaders admit retribution plan
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, July 7, and reports on GOP extremism, AOC's call to impeach Supreme Court Justices, Senator Bob Menendez's trial, and President Biden's reelection campaign. Howard Dean, Margaret Carlson, Maya Wiley, and Robert Draper join.
41:16 10/07/2024
Democrats turn attacks to Project 2025
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41:26 09/07/2024
GOP embraces Project 2025
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Monday, July 8, and reports on the GOP's embrace of Project 2025, the upcoming NATO meeting, and Biden's vow to stay as the Democratic candidate. Joyce Vance, Tara Setmayer, Fernand Amandi, Libby Casey, Molly Jong-Fast, Leah Litman, and Roman Setoodeh join.
41:47 09/07/2024
Project 2025 threatens democratic norms
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, July 3, and reports on the threats of "Project 2025", turmoil among Democrats as some call on Biden to step aside, and the recent SCOTUS ruling. Jason Johnson, Ruth Ben-Ghiat, Molly Ball, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, Elie Mystal, and Christine Todd Whitman.
41:17 03/07/2024
New warnings about a future lawless presidency
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts ''The Beat'' on Tuesday, July 2, and reports on The Supreme Court's immunity decision and Rudy Giuliani's disbarment. Howard Dean, Michael Beschloss, Reverend Al Sharpton, Joyce Vance, and Ankush Khardori join.
41:57 02/07/2024
SCOTUS gives win to Trump, ruling he has immunity for some acts in election interference indictment
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Monday, July 1, and reports on the Supreme Court's presidential immunity ruling, Steve Bannon's report to a federal prison, and Joe Biden's debate performance. Neal Katyal, Melissa Murray, Leah Litman, Molly Jong-Fast, Emily Bazelon, and Joshua Green join.
41:06 01/07/2024
Rough debate upends 2024 race
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Friday, June 28, and reports on the first Biden-Trump debate and SCOTUS's Jan. 6 decision. Bob Woodward, Emily Bazelon, Jackie Alemany and Chai Komanduri join.
42:21 28/06/2024
Live Coverage: First Presidential Debate of 2024
It’s been four years since President Joe Biden and Former President Donald Trump have gone head-to-head. And on Thursday night, the incumbent and the former president faced off in the first presidential debate of 2024. The debate was held in Atlanta and hosted by CNN. Listen to the full debate here and visit msnbc.com for more coverage in the lead up to the election.
92:06 28/06/2024
Trump, Biden prepare to square off in first presidential debate
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, June 27 and previews the first presidential debate in Atlanta. Rev. Al Sharpton, Alex Wagner, Stacey Abrams, Joe Trippi, Robert Barnett join.
41:31 28/06/2024
Supreme Court poised to allow emergency abortions in Idaho
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, June 26, and reports on The Supreme Court's abortion ruling, the upcoming presidential debate, Jan. 6 accountability, and LGBTQ rights. David Plouffe, Jim Jones, John Kasich, and Margaret Carlson join.
41:18 26/06/2024
Biden and Trump debate in two days
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, June 25, and report on the 2024 election, Donald Trump's VP pick, and the latest in the Mar-a-Lago documents case. Plus, hear an interview with Rapper Chuck D and YouTube Music Chief Lyor Cohen on the State Department's Global Music Diplomacy Initiative. James Carville also joins.
40:22 25/06/2024
Countdown to Biden-Trump debate match
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Monday, June 24, and reports on Donald Trump's legal battles, the 2024 election, and SCOTUS hearings. Plus, Melber delivers a special report on how Georgia prosecutors are using the same RICO law applied to Donald Trump against citizens seeking accountability. Elie Mystal, Molly Ball, and Cornell Blecher join.
42:13 25/06/2024
Judge in classified docs case hears challenge to special counsel
MSNBC's Katie Phang hosts "The Beat" on Friday, June 21, and reports on the latest in Donald Trump's classified documents case, MAGA extremism, SCOTUS, and abortion. Renato Mariotti, Ankush Khardori, Fernand Amandi, Juanita Tolliver, Jessica Levinson, Eugene Daniels, and Jessica Mackler join.
41:28 21/06/2024
Trump & Biden spar over tax cuts
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, June 20, and reports on the upcoming 2024 debate, Donald Trump, and convicted insurrectionists running for office. Plus, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy joins to discuss his call for warning labels for social media platforms. Faiz Shakir and David Plouffee also join.
41:26 20/06/2024
Biden and Trump prep for a historic, early-season debate
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts The Beat on Wednesday, June 19th, and reports on the upcoming 2024 presidential debate, the economy and its effect on voters, and a GOP plan called "Project 2025." Abby Huntsman, Chai Komanduri, Jason Johnson, and Jennifer Esposito join.
41:30 19/06/2024
Renowned immunologist Dr. Anthony Fauci on pandemic rebound, Trump relationship
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, June 18 and reports on the lead-up to the first presidential debate of the 2024 election. Plus, Dr. Anthony Fauci joins for a special "Summit Series" interview. Chai Komanduri and Judge John Jones III join.
41:35 18/06/2024
James Carville on Biden and Trump debate next week
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41:41 17/06/2024
Supreme Court blocks one of the only gun safety rules from last decade
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts The Beat on Friday, June 14th, and reports on the Supreme Court's decision on "bump stocks," Trump's Milwaukee comments, presidential leadership in 2024, and Trump using campaign funds for his businesses. Chai Komanduri, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Michael Beschloss, and Symba join.
42:10 14/06/2024
Trump back at Capitol for first time since insurrection
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, June 13 and reports on Trump's first visit to Capitol Hill since the January 6 insurrection, the Supreme Court's ruling on the abortion pill, and Clarence Thomas' ongoing scandal. Molly Jong-Fast, Bill Kristol and Judge David Tatel join.
42:02 13/06/2024
Economy surges, but Biden faces a "vibes" problem
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Wednesday, June 12 and reports on the economy's "vibes" problem, the latest scandal surrounding Justice Alito and the Supreme Court, and Steve Bannon's attempt to stay out of prison. Robert Reich, Howard Dean and Justin Elliott join.
40:50 12/06/2024
New Tapes Deepen Alitos' Scandal
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts The Beat on Tuesday, June 11th, and reports on the Supreme Court and its controversies, the Hunter Biden verdict, and accountability for Rudy Giuliani. Jelani Cobb, David Kelley and D-Nice join.
41:27 11/06/2024
Trump sits for probation interview before sentencing
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts The Beat on Monday, June 10th, and reports on Trump's probation interview, Associate Justice Alito and the Supreme Court's ethics, MAGA trends catching on in Europe, and new tapes from January 6th, 2021. Molly Jong-Fast, Chai Komanduri, Monalisa Weber, and Katty Kay join.
41:11 10/06/2024
Nation eyes "felon candidate" as Trump hits campaign trail
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts, "The Beat" on Friday, June 7 and reports on Trump holding his first campaign rally since his criminal conviction. Chai Komanduri and former commissioner of NY Department of Probation Martin Horn join. Plus, convicted former Trump aide Steve Bannon ordered to report to prison, and a special Fallback Friday!
41:26 07/06/2024
Most people accept Trump verdict, but DC Republicans meltdown
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, June 6, and reports on Donald Trump's guilty verdict and Steve Bannon. Plus, Director Ron Howard joins for the latest "Summit Series" installment. Bill Kristol also joins.
41:04 06/06/2024
Convicted felon Trump continues extreme threats after guilty verdict
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts The Beat on Wednesday, June 5th, and reports on MAGA's abuse of power, the fight over contraceptive access in the United States, and the Colorado GOP. Michael Steele, John Flannery, Jon Sopel, and Fatima Goss Graves join.
41:18 05/06/2024
Now a felon, Trump leaves a long trail of convicted aides
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, June 4, and reports on Donald Trump's guilty verdict. Plus, Melber breaks down Justice Alito's Jan. 6 scandal. Andrew Weissmann joins.
41:30 04/06/2024

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