Hardball with Chris Matthews

  • 1999
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Chris Matthews debates hot political issues with politicians, newsmakers and Washington leaders.

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Matthews: Trump telling Cohen to lie ‘a perfect match’ to Nixon

If Donald Trump told his lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen to lie to the Congress, we have a perfect match to what Richard Nixon was impeached for.

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No mention of climate change in Trump’s Earth Day message
02:13 — Chris says Trump has a history of denying climate change, and his Earth Day message today does not even mention it or the role scientists say mankind (more…)
Chris Matthews: The Mueller Probe wasn’t a witch hunt
00:57 — Chris wonders what Trump supporters would think if the “litany of horrors” in the Mueller report came out against Hillary Clinton. Wouldn’t they ask f (more…)
Barr says he disagreed with Mueller on legal aspects of Trump obstruction
11:09 — In his press conference hours before the report's release, Barr acknowledged Mueller examined ten episodes that could have amounted to obstruction of (more…)
Chris Matthews: Congress should consider their constitutional duty of impeachment
00:59 — Chris believes it would be a mistake by the Democrats who control the House of Representatives, who fought so hard last year to win it and its subpoen (more…)
Chris Matthews on Mueller report: Either we see the beginning of an impeachment or the end
01:15 — Chris says in less than 24 hours, we will see either the beginning of an impeachment drive against President Trump or the end of it.
Bernie Sanders campaign hits back at anti-Sanders Democrats
09:59 — The Sanders campaign has been vigorously fighting Democrats worried about his 2020 chances.
Politico: Trump legal team planning a ‘counter’ Mueller report
05:44 — Rudy Giuliani told Politico in a series of middle of the night texts that the President's "counter-report" has been edited and is "now at 34 or 35 pag (more…)
Omarosa: Trump loves to see his staffers fight
05:14 — With Nielsen's departure, we're looking at the revolving door of the Trump presidency with former Senior White House Official Omarosa Manigault Newman (more…)
Chris Matthews calls Notre Dame fire ‘a tragedy that killed no one, just history’
01:00 — Chris notes what was lost today in the Notre Dame fire: “All gone today. No one killed, just history.”
NYT: White House concerned about potential revelations in Mueller report
06:53 — According to The New York Times, White House aides are most focused on the outstanding questions about obstruction, including: "Why the special counse (more…)
Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of tax returns showing income bump from campaign book
01:56 — Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders released his tax returns for the past ten years. They show that in 2016 and 2017, Sanders earned more than one million (more…)
How Joe Biden won his first Senate race
01:28 — Chris Matthews remembers Biden’s first win in 1972, a major upset in an election where President Nixon won the state of Delaware with 60% of the vote.
Janet Napolitano: Trump is using ‘migrants as pawns’
12:00 — NBC News reports Trump advisers discussed increasing military involvement at the border, including building tent city detention camps for migrants.
Leon Panetta disappointed in Barr's comments on spying
09:34 — Regarding AG Barr's spying comments, Leon Panetta is disappointed because " the reality is that there was an investigation in Russian interference in (more…)
Chris Matthews: Netanyahu’s victory shows that Trump can win in 2020
01:54 — Chris warns Democrats that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent win is a blueprint in how Trump can retake the White House in 2020.
Tulsi Gabbard calls Assange’s arrest a blow to transparency and free press
05:30 — Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard joins Hardball to talk about 2020, Julian Assange's arrest, and more.
Chris Matthews says Julian Assange was Trump’s ‘best sidekick’ in 2016
08:25 — The U.S. Justice Department is charging Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with conspiracy. After Assange’s arrest, President Trump said he knew nothing (more…)
DNC launches 2020 campaign to highlight Trump’s unfulfilled promises to local communities
09:20 — NBC News reports the DNC is "making a major expansion of its opposition team that will be ‘hyper-focused’ on the impact of Trump's policies on local c (more…)
Tim Ryan: There’s a recession in Middle America
06:07 — Congressman and Presidential Candidate Tim Ryan joins Hardball to talk about how he thinks Democrats can win back the White House in 2020 through econ (more…)
John Brennan ‘disappointed’ in AG Barr’s spying comments
08:31 — In his testimony before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, AG Bill Barr appeared to endorse the widespread Republican allegation, with no evidence, (more…)
IRS misses deadline to release Trump’s tax returns
08:06 — The Treasury Department says it will miss today's deadline from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal to hand over six years of Preside (more…)
Rep. Nita Lowey: We need the full Mueller report
06:02 — Appearing before a House Appropriations Subcommittee, AG Barr said he's on track to deliver a redacted version of the Mueller report within a week.
Israel’s election is too close to call
07:57 — Israel held one of its most consequential elections in decades and it's not quite clear who the winner is.
Rep. Eric Swalwell launches presidential bid
01:40 — On the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Congressman Eric Swalwell announced his run for president.
Chris Matthews: Dems need to pick a nominee who can make the country proud again
01:33 — Chris says that Democrats have to make a basic decision next year: they have to pick a candidate they genuinely believe will make the best American pr (more…)

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