Latest News Why Mueller's latest guilty plea could be bad for Manafort 2018-02-21T00:45:52.000000000-05:00 Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller now has his fourth guilty plea, this time from a Dutch lawyer named Alex van der Zwaan. Fmr. federal prosecutor Joyce Vance explains why that could be bad news for Trump's fmr. campaign boss Paul Manafort. Mueller's fourth guilty plea: Who is Alex van der Zwaan? 2018-02-21T00:39:43.000000000-05:00 What do we know about the son-in-law of a Russian oligarch, Alex van der Zwaan, the latest person to plead guilty to Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller? And what does it mean for Mueller's investigation? Julia Ainsley & Joyce Vance react. Where were Ivanka & Kushner as Trump raged over Russia? 2018-02-21T00:33:39.000000000-05:00 While Trump raged in a tweetstorm over Russia attacking everyone from Obama to Oprah, Jared Kushner & Ivanka Trump - both on the White House staff - were vacationing in the Caribbean according to a Vanity Fair report. NYT: Kushner & Kelly warring over access to top secret docs 2018-02-21T00:16:56.000000000-05:00 According to The New York Times, Trump's chief of staff John Kelly and his son-in-law Jared Kushner are in a standoff over Kushner's access to classified information given that Kushner still is working on an interim security clearance. Our panel reacts. Thomas Friedman's 'code red' warning about Trump 2018-02-20T23:12:41.000000000-05:00 New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman argues that President Donald Trump is undermining the nation's democracy. He explains to Lawrence O'Donnell why he can't find any optimism for the Trump presidency. Lawrence: White House dodges questions on major scandals 2018-02-20T23:12:17.000000000-05:00 The White House held its first press briefing in a week and it lasted only 17 minutes. Lawrence O'Donnell argues this is a strategy to avoid answering questions on the scandals plaguing the administration. In the Rewrite: The new job description for America's teachers 2018-02-20T22:59:58.000000000-05:00 In tonight's Rewrite, Lawrence O'Donnell says the job description for American teachers now includes how to handle mass murder, as Dara Hass found out. Hass is an English teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and 3 of her students were killed... US State Dept suggests asking Russia about US State Dept business 2018-02-20T21:55:00.000000000-05:00 Rachel Maddow updates viewers on the search for answers about a visit to the U.S. but Russia's top spy officials. In the case of whether the State Department gave the sanctioned GRU chief, Igor Korobov, a travel waiver, State directed TRMS to get the Mueller follows the money overseas back to Washington 2018-02-20T21:49:00.000000000-05:00 Ken Vogel, political reporter for The New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about the themes becoming visible in what is known so far about Robert Mueller's investigation. Romney said he wouldn't accept Trump endorsement. He did. 2018-02-20T21:29:51.000000000-05:00 In 2016, Mitt Romney called Donald Trump a "fraud" and a "phony" and said he regretted accepting his endorsement. Now, in 2018, he's thanking the president for his support.