Trailing in key polls, Pres. Trump continues to attack election integrity and promote fears of voter fraud, which could be relevant in a close or contested election. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber interviews Democracy Project director John Fortier, author of several books about voting and election law, to focus on the relevant legal facts and the murky historical precedent for contested presidential races. Aired on 10/21/2020.
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About The Beat with Ari Melber: Former lawyer Ari Melber leads this show that provides in-depth analysis of the day's biggest news stories. ""The Beat"" features guest interviews in addition to reporting on stories from across the country. The stories that are covered span across the political spectrum. In addition to his law background, Melber is a former Senate staffer, giving him a unique perspective to share on the political happenings coming out of Washington, D.C.
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As Trump Plummets, The Path To A 2020 Contested Election Gets Murkier | MSNBC Digital Exclusive