Pres. Trump is stepping up attacks on election integrity as both presidential campaigns prep for a potentially contested finish in 2020. MSNBC's Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber reports on the exact history and law that provides for a potentially lengthy counting of results in this exhaustive Special Report. Melber also provides evidence showing why pundits and politicians alike are wrong to prize arbitrary speed over legally mandated accuracy, how some in the media continued to repeat that kind of mistake in the 2018 election, and applies some insights about patience and philosophy from A$AP Ferg and Morgan Freeman to this unusual election year. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 10/15/2020.
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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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Trailing In Polls, Trump Turns To Discredited Recount Playbook | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC