Latest News Greater need but less help for Puerto Rico 2017-10-21T01:58:24.000000000-04:00 Rachel Maddow compares the amount of help the Houston area received after Hurricane Harvey and the progress made in recovering from that storm to the comparatively meager response Puerto Rico and the corresponding slow progress there. Trump U.S. attorney screenings unheard-of 2017-10-21T01:39:01.000000000-04:00 Barbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about the rarity of presidents meeting with candidates for U.S. attorney positions and why Donald Trump doing so is of particular concern. Trump US attorney interviews raise eyebrows 2017-10-21T01:19:10.000000000-04:00 Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump meeting with candidates for U.S. attorney positions in the districts that would have jurisdiction over Trump's affairs, which isn't illegal but is unusually enough to draw concerned attention. Trump flouting norms risks venal turn in US 2017-10-21T01:02:30.000000000-04:00 Sarah Chayes, author of "Thieves of State," talks with Rachel Maddow about why Donald Trump's business with corrupt foreign governments risks spreading corruption to the United States. Search for answers on Niger deaths grows 2017-10-21T00:24:45.000000000-04:00 Rachel Maddow looks at circumstances and U.S. interests in and around Niger and the increasing demand for answers about the how four American soldiers were killed there. John Kelly lied in attack on Rep. Wilson 2017-10-21T00:12:34.000000000-04:00 Rachel Maddow reports the latest developments in the mess Donald Trump has made politicizing military next-of-kin notifications with the fact that Trump chief of staff John Kelly's attack on Rep. Frederica Wilson in his defense of Trump was completely Puerto Rico backsliding one moth after storm 2017-10-21T00:02:05.000000000-04:00 Rachel Maddow reports on the updated death toll, the rate of infection, and the reverse in progress restoring electricity to Puerto Rico as the inadequate response to Hurricane Maria is turning a natural disaster into a public health catastrophe. Refugee office blocking girl's abortion right 2017-10-20T23:54:40.000000000-04:00 Rachel Maddow reports on an anti-abortion extremist appointed by Donald Trump to lead the Office of Refugee Resettlement trying to force a teenage girl refugee to give birth by denying her access to medical care, including abortion services. Steve Schmidt on Team Trump's Gold Star... 2017-10-20T23:23:23.000000000-04:00 After five days of controversy that begin when Trump was asked about the death of four U.S. soldiers, longtime Republican Steve Schmidt blasts Trump's White House for 'taking us into the sewer.' Four-star Gen. McCaffrey: Trump White... 2017-10-20T23:19:45.000000000-04:00 Barry McCaffrey, a retired four-star general, responds to the White House Press Secretary saying reporters shouldn't question Chief of Staff John Kelly because he's a four-star general.