Bob Woodward and Robert Costa spoke to many sources on deep background for “Peril,” and they found Gen. Mark Milley to be the only brave person in the former president’s orbit in the time between the election and President Biden’s inauguration.
Bob Woodward and Robert Costa join Morning Joe to discuss how Gen. Mark Milley’s testimony in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee dovetailed with the reporting in their book, as well as other anecdotes from their reporting.
Brian Murphy, former senior DHS official and whistleblower, shares the reasons why he filed multiple whistleblower complaints against the Trump administration when it actively suppress intelligence, especially regard Russian disinformation on the 2016 election.
The January 6th Committee has issued new subpoenas in their investigation into the insurrection. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, a Democrat from California who serves on the January 6th Committee, joins MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber to discuss the breaking news. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC.
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for SDNY Daniel Goldman talks to Nicolle Wallace about the baseless election fraud claims being embraced by the Republicans and how the Department of Justice should take a broader look at President Trump’s role.
The USS Ford is the most advanced aircraft carrier the US has ever built. The tally for the total cost is $13.3 billion, nearly 30% more than initial estimates. However, more costs are expected. The Navy accepted the Ford in 2017 without some of its newest technologies operating, and the ship still won’t be completely ready for battle until 2022.
The nation’s top military leaders are in their second day of testimony before Congress about the withdrawal from Afghanistan. General Mark Milley has revealed that President Trump originally ordered the withdrawal of all American troops by January 15, before walking that decision back some days later. Milley also has testified specifically about details revealed in “Peril,” the new book from Bob Woodward and Robert Costa — notably information about phone calls placed by Milley to reassure a nervous Chinese general. As all this unfolds on Capitol Hill, the legendary Watergate reporter speaks with Walter Isaacson about Milley’s revealing testimony. Originally aired on September 29, 2021.
The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano in Spain’s Canaries archipelago enters the seventh day. The airport of La Palma reopened Sunday after a 24-hour closure due to ash, but with flights remaining suspended until conditions improve. Experts predict two more weeks of volcanic horror for La Pama.
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