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Chris Hayes: “At this point, the committee is the only governing organ in the country that appears to be undertaking the project of fighting for American democracy with the zeal and acumen that it deserves.”

  MSNBC opinion columnist Hayes Brown penned a column decrying the   latest term of the Supreme Court   for having allegedly assaulted Americans’ rights and blamed Democrats in Congress for not doing enough to stop the judicial branch. Brown opened his Friday column with the claim, "The Supreme Court ended its term Thursday having produced a string of decisions that with casual brutality threatened Americans’ privacy, health and well-being." He added, "Democrats, in the face of this assault on the rights and privileges of their constituents, haven’t responded with the necessary anger or urgency." The columnist provided readers with a brief civics lesson concerning how the judiciary branch was never supposed to be this powerful, at least compared to Congress which was designed by the framers "to be the most powerful of the three branches of government, consisting of representatives of the people and the states." "The executive was to be feared and cons

Sen. Manchin announced his opposition to the 'Build Back Better' plan

Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Click Here To Watch The Video Post By Học Để Thi | Breaking News, Latest News and Videos "While I am hopeful that common ground can be found that would result in another historic investment in our nation, I cannot – and will not - support trillions in spending or an all or nothing approach that ignores the brutal fiscal reality our nation faces," Manchin said. "There is a better way and I believe we can find it if we are willing to continue to negotiate in good faith."

Alva Johnson says: "I felt like I never signed up for things like that"

In her first TV interview, former Trump campaign Alva Johnson describes when she says she was "forcibly kissed" by the future president -- and breaks down in explaining how she did not go back to work after the Access Hollywood tape. Johnson told MSNBC she'd joined the Trump campaign because she believed the White House needed a “businessman” despite thinking he “didn’t have a chance of winning.” She described her role as an “outreach” director in Alabama, where she organized “one of the largest rallies” at the time with then-Sen. Jeff Sessions in attendance. Johnson said in August 2016, she briefly interacted with then-candidate Trump on an RV during a campaign stop in Florida. Before he stepped off the bus to speak with campaign interns, she told him to “go kick ass” and said she hadn’t seen her family in a very long time. And, after he told her he wouldn’t “let you down,” Johnson said Trump held her hand and began getting closer. “I just had a lot of intern