Episodes
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the Republicans defying Covid-fighting measures. She observes, "How many more people have to die before we say what we've all known for some time. This faction of the right is a death cult." Next, we turn to the three appellate judges who heard arguments on Tuesday about whether Donald Trump can withhold White House records from the select committee investigating Jan. 6. It is no surprise that the panel of judges appeared skeptical of Trump’s...
Published 12/01/21
Published 12/01/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The Reidout with the new Coronavirus variant--Omicron--that is putting the entire world on edge. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and chief medical advisor to President Biden, joins Joy with his advice. Next, we turn to the Supreme Court, which on Wednesday will hear arguments about the Mississippi law that prohibits nearly all abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy. Rep. Barbara Lee, co-chair of the...
Published 11/30/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the verdict in one of the most important trials in recent American history: the conviction of three White Georgia men who chased down a Black man--Ahmaud Arbery--in their pickup trucks in what has been described as a modern-day lynching. Next, Joy and her panel try to determine how the Biden administration can better sell all the economic gains it has set into motion, because the American public in large part erroneously believes the economy is...
Published 11/25/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the select committee on Jan. 6 issuing brand new subpoenas targeting the right-wing militias at the forefront of the Capitol insurrection. Rep. Eric Swalwell joins The ReidOut to discuss. Plus, the judge in the trial for Ahmaud Arbery's killing sent the jury home Tuesday night meaning there is no verdict so far. We discuss what could come next. Next, in a special "Absolute Worst," Joy Reid slams the lack of urgency from both Democratic and...
Published 11/24/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with breaking news from the Jan. 6 Select Committee, which has issued subpoenas to five more people involved in the planning of the so-called "Stop the Steal" rally, including Alex Jones and Roger Stone. Then, we acknowledge the lives of the three people who were shot when Kyle Rittenhouse crossed state lines into Kenosha and used an assault-style weapon equipped for war. Gaige Grosskreutz is the lone survivor. The two men fatally shot by Rittenhouse...
Published 11/23/21
Jason Johnson in for Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the disturbing news that 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, who crossed state lines and killed two human beings at a Black Lives Matter rally, was found not guilty of murder on all counts. Joy Reid joins this discussion as a special guest. Then, after months of wrangling and negotiation, House Democrats passed the landmark bill at the center of President Biden’s domestic agenda: the Build Back Better Act. Rep. Mondaire Jones,...
Published 11/20/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with a description of our two political parties, which are like opposing parents--the Democrats being the responsible parent vs. the yolo parent, the Republicans. Next, Joy examines how after three days of jury deliberation, there is still no verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial. Meanwhile in Georgia, the defense for the three men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery rested its case today--but not before the prosecution got its chance to cross...
Published 11/19/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the extraordinary scene that played out on the House floor on Wednesday. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed Paul Gosar's stupid, violent anime fantasy video depicting him killing Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and then turning a pair of knives on President Joe Biden. Rep. Nikema Williams joins Joy to discuss. Plus, Republicans apparently want you to believe the economy is not doing well. But in reality, unemployment is at its lowest point since before...
Published 11/18/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the two cases which will tell us where we are as a country--whether armed, primarily white men can continue to take matters into their own hands and serve as judge, jury and executioner legally under the law--the Ahmaud Arbery case and the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial. Next, while President Biden is out communicating about how his infrastructure bill being signed into law will benefit America, Democrats in Congress now have the challenge of...
Published 11/17/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the closing arguments in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as her expert guests break down the reportedly unusual behavior of the judge and more. Then, Joy and her panel discuss Steve Bannon surrendering to federal authorities on Monday after being criminally indicted on Friday on charges of contempt of Congress. Plus, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg joins The ReidOut on the heels of President Biden signing his...
Published 11/16/21
Tiffany Cross guest hosting for Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the breaking news that Steve Bannon has been indicted by a federal grand jury for contempt of Congress. Tiffany and our guests also discuss former Trump aide Mark Meadows failing to appear before the Jan. 6 committee to honor his subpoena on Friday. Rep. Pete Aguilar and Rep. Ted Lieu also join The ReidOut to discuss these developments. Then, MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton shares his thoughts after a defense attorney...
Published 11/13/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the conservatives launching an all-out war on books about Martin Luther King, Jr., the LGBTQ experience, and even seahorses. Then, Joy and her panel of experts discuss the trend of certain Republicans using violent language, apparently veiled threats, and aggressive behavior as part of their politics. Plus, The Daily Show's Jordan Klepper goes one-on-one with Joy about what it is like to interview staunch Trump supporters, misinformed...
Published 11/12/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the attacks on our democracy that are happening state by state. Joy and her panel discuss what is at stake. Next, our legal expert lends his in-depth analysis to the latest in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial. Next, we expose the truth about the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, ahead of the airing of, "In the Dark of the Valley," a documentary that premieres Sunday, November 14th at 10 pm ET on MSNBC. Finally, in "The Absolute Worst," Joy Reid...
Published 11/11/21
Jonathan Capehart in for Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the shocking news that Arizona Republican Rep. Paul Gosar posted an altered clip of an anime video, showing him killing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and attacking President Biden. Our panel asks why House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is missing in action after a Republican lawmaker appeared to threaten the life of another member of Congress on social media, which Gosar denies. Plus, the January 6 Select Committee...
Published 11/10/21
Jonathan Capehart fills in for Joy Reid as he leads this episode of The ReidOut with breaking news of the Jan. 6 committee releasing six new subpoenas, including one for Michael Flynn. Then, Karine Jean-Pierre, White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary, and Rep. Joyce Beatty, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, join us on President Biden's success in the passage of the infrastructure bill, and what the future holds for Build Back Better. MSNBC legal analyst Paul Butler joins The...
Published 11/09/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the fact that President Biden's economic plan is working and is poised to get another boost. Rep. Ro Khanna, deputy whip for the House Progressive Caucus, joins us with the status of the infrastructure bill vs. Build Back Better. Next, we explore the status of the Jan. 6 select committee probe and those who have most recently come under its scrutiny. Then, attorney David Henderson joins The ReidOut with his analysis of the Ahmaud Arbery trial....
Published 11/06/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with Donald Trump’s attorneys defending on Thursday his far-fetched claims of executive privilege in federal court in an attempt to withhold documents from the committee investigating Jan. 6. Rep. Madeleine Dean joins us with her analysis of the ongoing probe into the Capitol insurrection. Then, we explore why a certain Republican was assisted in his gubernatorial victory on Tuesday night after vowing to banish African-American author Toni Morrison...
Published 11/05/21
Tiffany cross in for Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with her message that it is America who should be concerned, not just the Democrats, with the tactics that the Republican party has used to attract many of the the voters who are empowering it to do things such as engage in further voter suppression. Next, we analyze how on Wednesday Senate Democrats -- with the help of just one Republican, Alaska's Lisa Murkowski -- failed to pass the voting rights bill named after civil rights...
Published 11/04/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with the looming threat to abortion rights in America. Then, she and her guests analyze the strategy of GOP Virginia governor candidate Glenn Youngkin, who vows to ban critical race theory from schools "on day one"--even though this field of legal scholarship is not taught outside of law schools. Next, Jennifer Pinckney, survivor of the Charleston church massacre, also joins Joy after a multi-million dollar settlement was announced in response to a...
Published 11/02/21
Joy Reid leads this edition of The ReidOut discussing how the progressive agenda is being maintained in the Build Back Better bill, even after negotiations with moderate Democrats have resulted in reducing the scale of the plan. Rep. Pramila Jayapal joins us with the details. We also discuss Rupert Murdoch allowing elements of his media empire to spread Jan. 6 conspiracy theories, and the possible impact on our society. Plus, Kimberlé Crenshaw, a leading scholar of critical race theory,...
Published 10/30/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with President Biden announcing a new framework for the Build Back Better bill. Ambassador Susan Rice, director of President Biden's Domestic Policy Council, and Rep. Cori Bush join us to discuss. Plus, Rep. Eric Swalwell denounces the new Tucker Carlson documentary for suggesting that the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection was a false flag, saying it is "a tribute video for the terrorists." Finally, in "The Absolute Worst," Joy slams the racist "tomahawk...
Published 10/29/21
Joy Reid leads The ReidOut tonight with Trump lawyer John Eastman, who is the expected target of an upcoming subpoena from the committee investigating Jan. 6. Lauren Windsor, creator and executive producer of the political reporting web show TheUndercurrent.tv, joins us with new footage she has recorded of Eastman discussing Jan. 6. Rep. Adam Schiff of the House select committee investigating the Capitol insurrection also joins us with his analysis. Then, Rep. Ro Khanna, deputy whip for the...
Published 10/28/21
Joy Reid leads The ReidOut tonight with "Beloved," the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison that tells the story of a runaway enslaved woman, and is now targeted in an ad for Republican Glenn Youngkin who is running for governor in Virginia. Joy and her panel discuss what the dynamics of this race portends. Next, Democrats announced their corporate minimum tax plan today, which would require companies that report more than $1 billion in profits to pay at least a 15...
Published 10/27/21
Joy Reid leads this episode of The ReidOut with new calls from House Democrats for the expulsion of more than a half-dozen of their Republican colleagues as new reports emerge, which have not been confirmed by NBC News, alleging close involvement of certain GOP members of Congress in the planning that reportedly fueled the Capitol insurrection. Rep. Cori Bush and MSNBC analyst Malcolm Nance join The ReidOut to discuss. Then, we examine reports of the thousands of leaked internal documents...
Published 10/26/21