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On the even of his memoir 'Permanent Record' being published, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden talked at length from Moscow with MSNBC's Brian Williams in an exclusive interview. Here is their full discussion, including portions of the interview that did not air on The 11th Hour because of time constraints. This is their discussion in its entirety in podcast form, edited down slightly for clarity.
One day before Speaker Pelosi meets with Democrats to finalize the transfer of impeachment articles, new reporting reveals Moscow’s cyberattack on the firm linked to the Ukraine scandal. Peter Baker, Jill Colvin, Philip Rucker, Maya Wiley, Alexi McCammond, Jason Johnson, and Rick Wilson join.
Six Democratic candidates for president participated in their last debate before the Iowa Caucuses. And we are starting to see the contents of the cell phone and files of Lev Parnas, and what appears to be the full-on surveillance of our own U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. Claire McCaskill, Eugene Robinson, Robert Costa, Alicia Menedez, David Plouffe, Lawrence O'Donnell, Steve Kornacki, Jason Johnson, and Chris Matthews join.
Speaker Pelosi sends charges against Trump to the Senate, paving the way for a trial. At the same time, House investigators release more evidence in the impeachment case. Indicted Giuliani associate Lev Parnas tells Rachel Maddow Trump was fully aware of his effort to dig up dirt on Joe Biden. Meanwhile, the pressure to call witnesses at the impeachment trial grows. Robert Costa, Anita Kumar, Joyce Vance, Jon Meacham, Michael McFaul, Nicholas Kristof, and Sheryl Wudunn join.
With the Chief Justice looking on, the Senate swears to do 'impartial justice' in the impeachment trial of Pres. Trump as Lev Parnas speaks out making more allegations against the president. Ashley Parker, Annie Karni, Shannon Pettypiece, Tamara Keith, Barbara McQuade, Andrea Bernstein, and Mara Gay all join to discuss that and more.
Just hours before the Senate is due to hear opening arguments in the Trump impeachment trial, House Democrats release new Lev Parnas evidence further complicating the president's case. Plus, Trump is assembling his made-for-TV impeachment legal team. Joining the program are Josh Lederman, Susan Page, Jonathan Allen, Melanie Zanona, Paul Butler, Adm. James Stavridis, Karine Jean-Pierre, and Joanne Freeman.