Donald Trump Jr. has taken the stand as a witness for the defense in the New York civil fraud trial against members of the Trump family and their company. NBC News’ Vaughn Hillyard reports on Trump’s testimony so far.
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Seth takes a closer look at Republicans wallowing as presidential frontrunner Donald Trump faces more legal trouble and his daughter Ivanka takes the stand in their New York fraud trial.
Republican Rep. Jim Jordan has failed to win the vote to become House speaker on a crucial second ballot. Next steps are uncertain as lawmakers float other options. The hard-edged ally of Donald Trump appears to have no path for the gavel. (Oct. 18)
GOP nominee for House speaker Jim Jordan was unable to secure the gavel on the first vote. Jordan could only afford to lose three votes from Republicans during the vote if all Democrats were present. He earned 200 votes, while House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries won 212. Another 20 fellow Republicans voted against Jordan. #CNN #News
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Ruth Marcus join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including the fallout of Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s ouster and how it’s reshaping the Republican Party.
In an interview with a local Alabama radio station, Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville was asked if he believes White nationalists should be allowed in the military. He responded, “I call them Americans.”
Fox News abruptly announced Monday that its top-rated primetime host Tucker Carlson is leaving the network. The move comes less than a week after Fox agreed to pay $787.5 million to settle a legal battle with Dominion Voting Systems over accusations that its hosts, including Carlson, aired false claims about the 2020 presidential election. Geoff Bennett discussed Fox’s decision with Brian Stelter.