Tag: Lawrence O’Donnell

George Will: Conservatives Will Turn on Trump By Mid-Summer

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” Washington Post columnist George Will discussed his departure from the Republican Party and the decision by Fox News not to renew his contract as a network contributor. Will suggested some of it was attributable

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell Walks Back Questions About Trump Salary

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell walked back his questioning of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s “Apprentice” salary on Thursday. O’Donnell began by stating that he likes Trump, and talked about meeting him at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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MSNBC’s O’Donnell Laughs at Granholm’s Hillary Defense

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell openly laughed at former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm’s (D) defense of Hillary Clinton on Wednesday. O’Donnell began by reading from a 2009 regulation  that says “agencies that allow employees to send and receive official electronic

MSNBC’s O’Donnell: No Explanation for Hillary E-mail Story

MSNBC’s “The Last Word” host Lawrence O’Donnell said that there is “no conceivable, rational explanation” for Hillary Clinton only using a personal e-mail during her time as Secretary of State on Monday. O’Donnell dubbed Clinton’s actions “a stunning breach of

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O’Donnell Criticizes Obama Prayer Breakfast Speech

MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell criticized President Obama’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on Saturday’s “Up with Steve Kornacki.” “The only comparable event in terms of religious war you can come up with is 800 years ago, and it is

State Senator: This Is St Louis’ Race War

State Senator: This Is St Louis’ Race War

Monday night on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadali (D) said of the riots after the grand jury announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges for fatally shooting Michael Brown,

The Crash and Churn of Lawrence O'Donnell

The Crash and Churn of Lawrence O'Donnell

Note from Senior Management: Lawrence O’Donnell and his brother Michael lived through a horrific accident this past April while on vacation. His initial rehab complete he returns to MSNBC this week. Veteran journalist Lloyd Grove of The Daily Beast interviews

CNN's 'Chicagoland' a Ratings Failure

CNN's 'Chicagoland' a Ratings Failure

When CNN’s Chicagoland debuted, the first episode of the multi-episode “documentary” was a ratings disappointment. But as subsequent episodes have debuted, that disappointment has grown, with each episode playing to fewer and fewer viewers. As Breitbart News noted, the first

Hating On ObamaCare Somewhere In The Pacific

In response to Five Reasons 2.1 Million ‘Enrolled’ Is Not That Impressive: As disastrous as the ObamaCare rollout has been, and as unimpressive and frankly dubious  the numbers they’re touting are, in an alternate universe, the “biggest losers of the

MSNBC Host Blames Rudy Aiding Al-Qaeda on 9/11

MSNBC Host Blames Rudy Aiding Al-Qaeda on 9/11

On Thursday, MSNBC host Lawrence O’Donnell, responding to Rudy Guiliani’s criticism of Barack Obama’s national security policies on Wednesday, repeated his charge from October 2011 that Giuliani was responsible for the firefighter deaths from 9/11. O’Donnell said Guiliani was an

Harry Reid: Tea Party Will Fade When U.S. Economy Improves

Harry Reid: Tea Party Will Fade When U.S. Economy Improves

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid (R-NV) on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell”: LAWRENCE O’DONNELL: There is now a three-party system in the House of Representatives: Democratic Party, Republican Party, and Tea Party. HARRY REID: I believe the Tea

O'Donnell: IRS Did Nothing Wrong

O'Donnell: IRS Did Nothing Wrong

Lawrence O’Donnell likes to march to the beat of a different drummer. And in the case of Wednesday night’s edition of “The Last Word” on MSNBC, he marched away from just about everyone in the media and politics by maintaining

O'Donnell: NRA Hampering Boston Bomber Investigation

O'Donnell: NRA Hampering Boston Bomber Investigation

There’s no doubt that MSNBC has determined who America’s Boogeyman is, and it’s the National Rifle Association.  Here’s Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” Wednesday night:   There are new developments tonight in the bombing investigation here in Boston.