Join Brian Williams as he delivers the latest pertinent updates on evolving news stories and places the major political events of the day into context for viewers.
Reports indicate Trump's new guy at the Justice Department, Matthew Whitaker, has no plans of recusing himself in the Mueller probe despite his past comments about it. Plus some legal scholars are saying Trump's placement of Whitaker as acting AG may have been unconstitutional. Rep. Jackie Speier, Kimberly Atkins, Barbara McQuade, John Heilemann, Frank Figliuzzi, Chuck Rosenberg, & Jonathan Lemire all join.
Trump is defending naming Mueller probe critic Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general, but has now contradicted himself on whether he knows Whitaker. Plus, the WSJ breaks news on the hush money paid to women from Trump's past and midterm election results keep coming in. Philip Rucker, Tamara Keith, Mimi Rocah, Rebeccac Davis, O'Brien, Steve Koranacki, and Mara Gay join.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema picks up a win in Arizona's nailbiter Senate race and The Washington Post reports Trump is looking to oust Homeland Security Secy. Kirstjen Nielsen. This all comes as Trump faces criticism for skipping Veterans Day ceremonies. We talk to Philip Rucker, Steve Kornacki, Annie Karnie, Jackie Calmes, Neal Katyal, fmr. Rep. Christopher Shays, Sabrina Siddiqui, Jeremy Bash, and Christopher Dickey all join.