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Ari Melber @AriMelber ari@msnbc.com

Host of @thebeatwithari 6pm ET on MSNBC! | NBC Analyst | MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent | Lawyer | Emmy-winning reporter | Gram: arimelber 📸 |🎤🐥| Pod:

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@yasminv @TheBeatWithAri Hit it out of the park! https://t.co/mDNdXUHob6Thanks to the viewers and our hard-working staff, which has been putting together lots of shows on the fly lately 🙏🔥 https://t.co/YOSDAf73EQ
12/10
2018
Lightning round: "Yes or no, do the events and filings of today increase the legal exposure" of Donald Trump? WA… https://t.co/kw4J8RxcUl
Retweeted by Ari MelberTelling https://t.co/tcQEzmb1fU“You only have to get through the first few episodes of #TheWire to know not to send the text messages.” @AriMelber #Sheeeeeeeeeit #Manafort
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12/8
2018
We have a lot of news on tonight’s show.Mueller also details how Cohen started talking — proactively suggesting *he meet* with Mueller’s team in August, wh… https://t.co/YvaNPujcxsShorter version on Cohen sentencing: Bad Cop, SDNY Good Cop, MuellerCohen’s gambit of touting that he did not seek a *pardon* from Trump backfires with prosecutors — they cite that ve… https://t.co/qReT5PEEfcProsecutors argue Cohen’s crimes, taken together, reveal a knowing effort to “undermine core institutions of our democracy.”“Cohen deceived the voting public by hiding alleged facts that he believed would have had a substantial effect on the election.”NY prosecutors: Cohen’s campaign crimes for Trump “struck a blow to one of the core goals of the federal campaign f… https://t.co/Pu3D471c7RBreaking in NY prosecutors new filing: “Michael Cohen’s decision to plead guilty rather than seek a pardon for hi… https://t.co/SLyBSEnLirNew: Federal prosecutors in NY unimpressed with Cohen’s DMX defense, they recommend a “substantial” term of about four years in jail.Now: James Comey praises William Barr’s credentials. Notable since Comey is quite clear about publicly calling out… https://t.co/P7D5h5PSXKA bot just dissed me by writing that I am going to “drop a lukewarm mixtape” with @PreetBharara While untrue, the… https://t.co/SzTGZr4amE @AngeliaWS @MikeLupica All about the knishesHannity out here telling Trump aides to “stop snitching” while @MikeLupica explains Mike Flynn’s testimony with MF… https://t.co/XSmU7zJvmlAn alternative theory — which the Senate can probe at confirmation — is that Trump and Barr already agree about lim… https://t.co/BU4hg7AfMaBarr is not someone you pick to improperly kneecap the DOJ. Trump has previously been on a “war” footing, trying to… https://t.co/mSluQZbZpVNotable that even as Mueller bears down on convicted former Trump aides like Cohen and Manafort, Trump is now movin… https://t.co/9qZyXANqsXWilliam Barr is an experienced, mainstream conservative choice for A.G. — less ideologically extreme than Sessions,… https://t.co/hFtfewzakjOkay. You arrest AutoTune. How do you get to a second season? https://t.co/s6OwSlkzOIMany accepted the claim that Ryan was a “wonk-hawk” who would govern to cut the deficit — and that the Tea Party wa… https://t.co/FqjThr0lbrThe data reveals Ryan’s speakership sold out the core promise of his 20-year career — it grew the deficit — and pav… https://t.co/UD5MM4pxDqPaul Ryan ran on one thing above all else — cutting the deficit — and now he leaves his speakership with a record o… https://t.co/fxHS4uslGrPaul Ryan ran on one thing above all else — cutting the deficit — and now he leaves his speakership with a record o… https://t.co/McnVB7VdCS
12/7
2018
We have a special report tonight on Paul Ryan’s tenure as Speaker of the House of Representatives.Thank you — there’s a temptation for the press to cover this as “another step in a cycle of partisanship by both si… https://t.co/SFzBEO7cKwExactly. It is one thing for outgoing lame duck majorities to protect existing policy - It is another to undercut i… https://t.co/Nd2tojUUAV
Retweeted by Ari MelberWhat it means for democracy if losers of elections don’t relinquish power, @AriMelber writes https://t.co/keaQHvk54V
Retweeted by Ari MelberTo protect democracy, these anti-democratic schemes must not only lose in the courts and in public opinion. They mu… https://t.co/oMyFgA78tMPut ethics to the side, and perhaps it's not surprising that a party struggling to achieve national electoral major… https://t.co/r9N9BlWeMWRepublicans in WI also deploy gerrymandering to rig the outcomes of their elections. More WI voters backed Democra… https://t.co/5gIiyxtgU1Some argue the WI legislature has the power to reform these offices. That may be technically accurate, but misses t… https://t.co/hrI6ysebM5The GOP ploy in Wisconsin, echoing Republicans in N. Carolina, is *not* part of a “cycle of partisan warfare.” It i… https://t.co/zVZWgnfnrxWisconsin Republicans are undercutting a core premise of our democracy — that the people leaving office have an obl… https://t.co/bCjotCeZ7RThe calendar emoji is way too specific. They couldn’t make a more generic look? Not every planning reference is for July 17 smh 📅 📆 @Booboosweetums @TheBeatWithAri @MikeLupica BRUHvo https://t.co/hf7oLEF6Fmit’s like he had one final insight waiting to burst https://t.co/O9V2xmhsSz
12/6
2018
"There's nothing really historic about a white man thinking he should get less time in prison than a black man"… https://t.co/pYBIehbCyr
Retweeted by Ari MelberIt’s very illegal and very uncool to bribe foreign government officials: https://t.co/0fCZFgxuj4Bottom line: Mueller is telling convicts they will be be spared prison time for testifying honestly, while Trump is… https://t.co/YgXVb1tnI1Michael Cohen’s new sentencing memo asks for leniency based on cases of DMX, Willie Nelson, Swizz Beats and John Tr… https://t.co/an0KOALtNT
12/5
2018
We are launching a new series, Mavericks with Ari Melber, for in-depth conversations with artists and musicians tha… https://t.co/TeY65tg4wHCheck out my interview with @AriMelber for his new #Mavericks special I speak on #WhyFearCanBeLiberating https://t.co/9gkEliOA4T
Retweeted by Ari MelberThanks for having me! 🙏 https://t.co/OFfLHabl9PThread 🧵: https://t.co/Fx9K2nhdHUNEW - James Comey’s lawyer slams House GOP: Rep. Gowdy spent years and "tens of millions" on Benghazi and "came u… https://t.co/UtEEzJkWjF
Retweeted by Ari MelberThere are also contrasts to @THEREALSWIZZZ situation — he paid the IRS what he owed, he didn’t commit election crim… https://t.co/QvneiUpL2zCohen’s lawyer also argues @THEREALSWIZZZ paid over half a million in back taxes and did no time. This raises the… https://t.co/nOTWkNtEXGThey cite DMX because his *advisory* sentencing range was about 5 years and he only got 1 — so it’s a precedent for… https://t.co/Mo7v5I7IO7In other words, “The lawyers / the part / they are / of the puzzle / The release / the warning, "Try not to get in… https://t.co/OekK315MsXThey cite the case depicting DMX concealing millions to avoid paying taxes, routing payments to his managers so mon… https://t.co/zZZAJ5wHb1In the sentencing memo, Michael Cohen’s lawyer argues Cohen’s tax evasion was not as bad as DMX, who served a year… https://t.co/ZvlLynCCwSJames Comey’s lawyer tells me tonight: - Mueller is way more effective than @TGowdySC - They’re not getting into… https://t.co/2XbpJbtpzuRemember, Twitter doesn’t technically ban witness tampering in its Terms of Service. https://t.co/wbUsWE44fjSuggestions welcome - will definitely check this out thank you #Mavericks https://t.co/5O3tjDoQBJAlways appreciate criticism of a project mixed with a compliment... 🤓 BUT we are aiming to do more than *one* thing… https://t.co/kZAjTdqajaAnd we will have more interviews with some pretty fascinating people going beyond the daily news/politics/grind...… https://t.co/rUBNbqwUtthttps://t.co/Shtbyd4bwJWe are debuting a new series, "Mavericks with Ari Melber," featuring in-depth conversations with artists, musicians… https://t.co/wQ5PTa84pCI also like to say "Do it for the cloture" - which is more about whipping enough votes to end a filibuster https://t.co/384BAYpqLEThere's an old saying, "Do it for the culture" - which can mean a lot of different things, but boils down to caring… https://t.co/Upd4mwt5G7I have a little programming announcement...NEW - James Comey’s lawyer slams House GOP: Rep. Gowdy spent years and "tens of millions" on Benghazi and "came up… https://t.co/ENTLhLkT7N
Retweeted by Ari Melberhttps://t.co/H2nRx1CZECBut Trump is touting Roger Stone, who was exposed last week by *his own associate* Jerome Corsi for lying to Congre… https://t.co/0oUkL7os4kWhen you have a strong defense in a trial, you can fight to ADD MORE WITNESSES -- people to testify to your alibi,… https://t.co/2esUJXzVFyA reminder of the very obvious: Usually innocent people don't need their friends to show "guts" by *refusing* to t… https://t.co/QIzHAlccgW
12/4
2018
@DrPhilipJRogers Thanks what exactly does this mean?!Useful thread from a primary source https://t.co/y3tvbJbvlu
12/3
2018
Wait so “America First” and “nationalism” are a (melodramatic) cover story for policy that literally put America’s… https://t.co/PjB2YBjhyq @AriMelber @THEKIDMERO @desusnice Raises hand🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♀️. I got @hbonow for @insecurehbo. And I enjoy old episodes of @VeepHBO (still!)
Retweeted by Ari Melberwhat is Outlander https://t.co/65QQc8Y4IVWell this happened https://t.co/zuETT7RS1c
Retweeted by Ari MelberJust used this thread to @Pocket a LOT of pieces... Music writers on some of the best music writing of 2018 https://t.co/5ogbDvWKeW @desusnice Like the Chappelle show skit where the Internet is a place ... Ok I’m done w your tl now https://t.co/B2zl51lrMJ @desusnice 3 am / in the morning / on the Boulevard / still at large / with my entourage... @AriMelber @THEKIDMERO @desusnice Yes. #GOT
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12/2
2018
A stranger just told me she recognized me from (one appearance on) the great Desus & Mero show -she doesn’t watch c… https://t.co/QVS1hF0zUeHumans and pollution keep degrading the environment, “but each generation” sees the currently degraded environment… https://t.co/GwAoRGr5fO @JoyceWhiteVance @mimmy_luv @TheBeatWithAri @MeekMill https://t.co/vYw3TcBVQh https://t.co/feYuDCY5PZWhat if the Trump Tower Moscow Deal and the Russia Sanctions Deal were the same deal? A must-watch @maddow breakd… https://t.co/QKQsuz3wE8NYT: George Bush, 41st President, Dies at 94 https://t.co/sG4byfZLxSFloyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled were fined by the SEC for not disclosing that they were paid to promote the virtual… https://t.co/IimmMcJYpr
Retweeted by Ari MelberWho writes these headlines https://t.co/oCQMHa9Pma @MarvB_ @MeekMill @TheLastWord cc @JoyceWhiteVance @MalcolmNance @JoyceWhiteVance on @AriMelber tonight: “Meek has a point.” #sheiseverything #southernwomen #unflappable
Retweeted by Ari Melberzomg https://t.co/VRXbABE7yrMore Americans watched Chris, Rachel and Lawrence last night than *any other* news channels — Congrats to them and… https://t.co/TYAqxAsZgeLt. Col. Ralph Peters on Ari Melber's MSNBC show, when asked if the Moscow Trump Tower "tied the room together", al… https://t.co/vZqhTu34Jj
Retweeted by Ari MelberThey have every right to coordinate their defense. https://t.co/xw1ml9Bo8a
Retweeted by Ari MelberJay Z explains his new verse means even if he disagrees with Kanye over Trump, they can discuss it openly without l… https://t.co/K4MW9IfLS8I’m in for Lawrence on @TheLastWord tonight if you’re around https://t.co/aElC5XGpZdFree is when nobody else can tell us what to be / when the TV ain’t controlling what we see... @ Washington, Distri… https://t.co/qZT1W28SogThis is the Pelosi lawyer who won *the key subpoena case* against the Bush WH — he says House Dems should quickly b… https://t.co/QTzok2IrfS
12/1
2018
Seeing pomegranate seeds turning up in a lot of salads out here, fronting like they’re worth the effort.Is Trump’s most important “Joint Defense Agreement” actually with Russia? https://t.co/c8eSW0JrGYCritics saw 6ix9ine as “the worst case scenario of millennial hip hop” — digital bravado, scant musical talent and… https://t.co/kWrNzLF5q2
11/30
2018

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