Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) steps down as House Democratic leader after Republicans secured a narrow majority in the House of Representatives. Navin Nayak, Brad Todd and Lisa Desjardins join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. Russia continues to target Ukrainian energy facilities, NBC News Foreign Correspondent Molly Hunter reports. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) discusses the future of the Democratic Party. Cherokee Nation Delegate-designate Kim Teehee speaks about the importance of having Congressional representation as the House considers a proposal to seat a Cherokee Nation delegate.
Israel says it has resumed military operations inside Gaza after the 7-day truce expired. Council on Foreign Relations President Emeritus Richard Haass discusses the latest developments in the war. New York Times staff writer Ronen Bergman and former CIA Director John Brennan breaks down reports about the intelligence failures leading up to the Hamas attack. Nicholas Wu, Sara Fagen and Faiz Shakir join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the state of the 2024 presidential race.
1 December Finished
Eight more hostages are released as the cease-fire in Gaza reaches its seventh day. Former Middle East Analyst and Negotiator Aaron David Miller warns of escalation between the Middle East and U.S., and former Director of U.S. Hostage Recovery Christopher O'Leary discusses the recent hostage releases. Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.) battles his House colleagues ahead of the vote to expel him on ethics violations. Marianna Sotomayor, former Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) and Matt Gorman join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss Nikki Haley’s chances against GOP front-runner Donald Trump and the Biden-Harris re-election campaign. Shira Havron, relative of one of the released hostages, says that children hostages have returned “whispering.” NBC’s Andrea Mitchell discusses Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger’s legacy.
30 November Finished
Abbey Onn, whose younger cousins Erez and Sahar Kalderon were released over the weekend, gives her perspective on the ongoing deals to release hostages from Gaza. Major Doron Spielman, spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces, discusses Israel’s hostage release efforts. Kevin Munoz, spokesperson for President Biden’s re-election campaign, gives team Biden’s perspective on 2024. Mike Memoli, Kimberly Atkins Stohr and former Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) join the roundtable.
29 November Finished
The temporary truce between Israel and Hamas enters a fifth day, and the U.S. renews calls for Israel to avoid further civilian displacement in Gaza. Sharone Lifschitz, whose mother was released by Hamas last month but whose father is still being held hostage inside Gaza, shares her family’s experiences as the war continues. Retired Adm. James Stavridis outlines what’s next for the war. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) discusses the status of talks on Capitol Hill about foreign aid and border policies.
28 November Finished
Hamas released 11 more hostages after an agreement to extend the Israel-Hamas ceasefire for two more days was reached. Jason Eaton pleaded not guilty to three counts of attempted murder in the shooting of three students of Palestinian descent. Senate is back in session with foreign aid on the top of the to-do list. Republican primary candidates are packing their campaign schedules with just seven weeks until the Iowa caucuses. Congress is seeing record retirements as dysfunction reaches new levels in the Capitol. Retiring Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) discusses why he is stepping down next year. NBC News polling shows the president trailing behind former President Trump by just two points.
27 November Finished
Leigh Ann Caldwell, co-author of the Washington Post's "Early 202," joins Kristen Welker to analyze President Biden's foreign policy challenges as he personally engaged himself in freeing hostages from Hamas but reckons with a war that is "completely dividing the Democratic Party."
26 November Finished