Congressional staffers report being traumatized after Jan. 6 attack, as GOP downplays violence
Tonight on the Last Word: The mother of fallen Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick met with Republican senators and pleaded with them to support the 1/6 commission. Also, a small group of Senate Republicans unveil a $928 billion infrastructure counterproposal. Plus, Democrats stress the need for expansive voting protections as Republicans advance bills to restrict voting. And vaccination rates rag among Latino and Black Americans. Rep. Ted Lieu, Remmington Belford, Neal Katyal, Bharat Ramamurti, Rep. Colin Allred and Dr. Ilan Shapiro join Lawrence O’Donnell.
Tonight on the Last Word: The Senate votes to advance the bipartisan infrastructure bill 67-32. Also, the Washington Post reports that Donald Trump called his acting attorney general almost daily to pressure the Justice Department to investigate the 2020 election. And a Trump-endorsed candidate...
Tonight on the Last Word: Officers recount the physical, psychological violence experienced at the hands of the Trump mob. Also, the Justice Department refuses to defend GOP Rep. Mo Brooks in the Jan. 6 lawsuit brought by Rep. Eric Swalwell. And more than 140 business executives urge Congress to...