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The New York Times reports that Trump didn’t want Congress briefed on Russia supporting his re-election. Steve Schmidt says, "What this is is an attack on the USA by a hostile foreign power, an attack on our elections ... is tantamount to an act of war and to see the president complicit with it, is as grave as abuse of power coming out of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave."
On Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg says "I am the only candidate who has beaten him at anything so far in the voting that has gone on this year."
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has big momentum after a commanding win in Saturday's Nevada caucus.
President Donald Trump said two Supreme Court justices appointed by Democratic presidents should recuse themselves from cases involving him, apparently because of a recent dissenting opinion written by Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Maya Wiley says, "She's got receipts on this because on the Obama/Bush Administrations combined, this happened about 8 times. And then the Trump Administration in 3 years ... it's already been over a dozen."
On President Trump's press conference regarding the coronavirus, World Health Organization Special Adviser to the Director Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel says "I found most of what he said incoherent."
President Trump blamed the stock market drops of Monday and Tuesday on Tuesday night's Democratic debate, not market concerns about the coronavirus. Chris says “There are times and events, like the threat of the coronavirus, when we need to trust what government health officials are saying. That includes the person at the top. This isn't about the crowd size at his inauguration.”
Chris Matthews is announcing his retirement from Hardball.