The Beat with Ari Melber
by Ari Melber, MSNBC
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.
Veteran of Trump legal team on damning audiotape
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, June 2, and reports on Donald Trump’s criminal probes and is joined by Trump's former lawyer, Tim Parlatore. David Kelley and Eugene Robinson also join.
Trump talked on tape about classified doc
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Thursday, June 1, and reports on the Trump tapes. Joyce Vance, Michael Steele, David Remnick, and James Comey join.
Special counsel closes in on Trump in two criminal probes
MSNBC’s Katie Phang hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, May 31, and reports on Trump’s special counsel, the debt limit, and the 2024 presidential race. Denver Riggleman, Fernand Amandi, Juanita Tolliver, Alencia Johnson, Maya Wiley, and Paul Butler join.
Report: Trump lawyers turning on each other
MSNBC’s Katie Phang hosts “The Beat” on Tuesday, May 30, and reports on Trump’s legal battles, the debt limit deal, and Ron DeSantis’s presidential campaign. Zach Despart, Andrew Warren, Molly Jong-Fast, David Jolly, and Hugo Lowell join.
Report: Mar-A-Lago worker provided DOJ new details in Trump docs case
Jason Johnson hosts "The Beat" on Friday, May 26 and reports on new New York Times reporting indicating a Mar-A-Lago worker helped move boxes into a storage room one day before the DOJ came looking for classified docs. Plus, Ron DeSantis facing new corruption scandal as officials in his office are accused of crossing ethical lines and pressuring Florida lobbyists for campaign cash. Elie Mystal, Hugo Lowell and Michael Steele join.
Bombshell links Trump to moving classified docs before DOJ search
Jason Johnson hosts "The Beat" on Thursday, May 25 and reports on a new bombshell Washington Post piece that links Trump to moving of documents one day before the DOJ search of Mar-a-Lago. Plus, Ron DeSantis' disastrous Twitter presidential campaign announcement, and updates on the debt ceiling fight. Renato Mariotti, Eugene Robinson, Fernand Amandi and Rachael Bade join.
New legal heat engulfing Donald Trump
MSNBC’s Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Wednesday, May 24, and reports on Trump’s legal battles, Rupert Murdoch’s “Succession” moment, Tina Turner, and Ron DeSantis. Cher and Bill Kristol join.
Trump appears in NY criminal hearing for first time since arrest
MSNBC's Ari Melber hosts "The Beat" on Tuesday, May 23 and reports on Donald Trump appearing in NY court for the first hearing since his arrest and arraignment. Plus, comedian Matt Friend returns to "The Beat" with some of his political impressions.
Trump criminal probes intensify
MSNBC’s Katie Phang hosts “The Beat” on Monday, May 22, and reports on Trump’s legal battles, the debt ceiling fight, and the GOP 2024 primary. Rick Wilson, Molly Jong-Fast, Derrick Johnson, Hugo Lowell, and Neal Katyal join.
NYT: New effort to flip aide against Trump
MSNBC’S Ari Melber hosts “The Beat” on Friday, May 19, and reports on Trump’s legal battles, Ron DeSantis, and new artificial intelligence technology. Plus, Melber is joined by producer Swizz Beatz. Alexander Huth, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, and Emily Bazelon also join.