Hardball with Chris Matthews on MSNBC

05/06/2018

President Trump has been distancing himself from his lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, after the FBI raided Cohen's office. watch

Arpaio was convicted of violating court orders to stop profiling illegal immigrants and then pardoned by President Trump last year. Now, he’s running for Arizona Senate. watch

Rudy Giuliani said that Former FBI Director James Comey was fired because of the Russia investigation, despite recent statements by Trump that contradict that notion. watch

Rudy Giuliani warned of one person Mueller should avoid at all costs: Ivanka Trump. watch

Summer Zervos, an "Apprentice" contestant who accused President Trump of sexual assault, "is seeking records to prove that he defamed her by calling her a liar." This includes recordings from Trump's television show. watch

Every evening, from the MSNBC studios in Washington, D.C., veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a passionate hour of in-depth political analysis and fiery debate. "Hardball with Chris Matthews'' features interviews and debates with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and leaders. Join Matthews, a former Washington bureau chief, presidential speechwriter, congressional staffer and  best-selling author, Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. ET.

Michael Avenatti plays Hardball amid new developments that Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for the Stormy Daniels payment. watch

Was it Trump's fixer Michael Cohen who fixed the problem? Or did he get the okay from Trump? Did they pay the money to keep her quiet so he could win the presidential election? Lots of unanswered questions this week. watch

What would need to happen for politicians to seriously consider impeachment? watch

Michael Caputo, a former communications advisor to the Trump campaign, gives some insight on what Mueller has been working on. watch

Michael Avenatti plays Hardball amid new developments that Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for the Stormy Daniels payment. watch

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President Trump now says Rudy Giuliani didn't have his facts straight. watch

A new report from the Wall Street Journal states that John Kelly could be considered for the VA, the White House weighed in. watch

Chris Matthews and a panel of guests discuss the political news of the day.

In addition to teasing a date and location, President Trump also said that the summit would be happening "very soon." watch

According to NBC News, the recruitment of Emmet Flood sends a clear signal that the team plans to rely more heavily on a legal strategy long advocated by current White House counsel Don McGahn to exert executive privilege more aggressively. watch

A new poll shows that the public's appetite for the Mueller probe is dropping. A healthy majority wants it to continue, but as Chris notes, it's dropping. watch