Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
Here's the Latest Episode from The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell:
Tonight on the Last Word: Democrats urge U.S. intelligence to release more specific information on foreign interference to American voters. Also, the U.S. added 1.8 million jobs in July as recovery slows down. Plus, coronavirus is hitting Black and Latino business owners hardest. And a lifelong Republican explains why she will vote for Joe Biden. Rep. Adam Schiff, Austan Goolsbee, Ritchie Torres and Nancy Shively also join Ali Velshi.
Tonight on the Last Word: There are nearly 5 million cases of coronavirus in the U.S. and over 160,000 deaths. Also, Cori Bush beats the 10-term incumbent in the Missouri Democratic Primary. Plus, a new poll finds only 16 percent of parents want all in-person classes. And Beto O’Rourke discusses coronavirus, the economy and Trump’s slipping grip on the state of Texas. Zerlina Maxwell, Angela Duckworth, Cori Bush and Dr. Pritesh Gandhi also join Ali Velshi.
Tonight on the Last Word: Facebook removes a video of Trump’s false claims about kids and COVID-19. Also, the New York Times reports Deutsche Bank has complied with a subpoena for Trump’s financial records from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance. Plus, Democrats raise alarms about foreign election interference. Joe Biden is expected to interview VP finalists in the coming days. And Trump attacks Obama, Black Lives Matter and athletes who take a knee for racial justice. Dr. Ivan Melendez, Dr. Ashish Jha, Andrew Weissmann, Tim O’Brien, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Yamiche Alcindor and Renée Graham also join Ali Velshi.