Latest News 'It's difficult not to feel like a prop here' 2017-12-14T12:48:33.000000000-05:00 On paper, yesterday's conference committee meeting on tax policy should've been important. In practice, it was pointless political theater at its most inane. Sanders: Tax bill is simply a 'gift' to 1% 2017-12-14T12:31:13.000000000-05:00 Senator Bernie Sanders speaks on the tax plan that the Republicans are expected to pass soon. He feels that the process to pass the bill has been a 'disaster'. UN Amb. making case to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal, analysts say 2017-12-14T12:22:58.000000000-05:00 UN Ambassador Nicki Haley said the Trump administration believes Iran provides missiles to terrorist organizations. MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell and NBC Security Analyst Jeremy Bash explain why Haley's speech could signal a shift in the US's approach to... Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 12.14.17 2017-12-14T12:06:18.000000000-05:00 Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country. Trump still denies Russian meddling in election 2017-12-14T11:53:30.000000000-05:00 Washington Post's Phil Rucker talks about his extensive report on how the President’s ego is keeping him from accepting the intel that Russia interfered in 2016 election. Defense officials: U.S. Jets intercepted Russian fighters over Syria 2017-12-14T11:44:50.000000000-05:00 U.S. jet fighters intercepted two Russian aircraft after the Russian jets flew east of the "de-confliction line". NBC's Hans Nichols report. Take a moment of silence for Sandy Hook victims 2017-12-14T11:25:46.000000000-05:00 It has been five years since the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. People are taking a moment today to honor the children and adults who lost their lives that day. After Alabama, Trump World struggles to... 2017-12-14T11:20:29.000000000-05:00 How does the White House justify denying Doug Jones a vote on the Republican tax plan? By lying about what happened in 2010. What to expect from the GOP tax plan 2017-12-14T11:10:57.000000000-05:00 MSNBC's Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle breakdown the details of the GOP tax reform plan and how it will impact the middle class and the wealthiest Americans. Paul Ryan embraces ridiculous Treasury... 2017-12-14T10:40:20.000000000-05:00 It's a problem that the Treasury Department prepared a ridiculous report on the Republican tax plan. It's a bigger problem that Paul Ryan believes it.