Attorney General Merrick Garland appoints a special counsel to oversee the Department of Justice’s criminal investigations into former President Trump. Former Congressman Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) reacts to former President Trump’s 2024 announcement and discusses alternative paths for the GOP. Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) discusses the Democratic transition to a new generation of Congressional leadership. Mass resignations hit Twitter after Elon Musk’s takeover making the future of the social media platform unclear. Jake Sherman, Eugene Robinson and Danielle Pletka join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable.
Former President Donald Trump makes comments against the Constitution. Former National Security Adviser John Bolton joins Meet the Press NOW to speak out against his former boss and announce a potential presidential run in 2024. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) and Herschel Walker make their final campaign push ahead of the December 6 runoff election. Carlos Curbelo, Juanita Tolliver and Mark Murray join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable. NBC News Correspondent Ali Arouzi reports on claims by the Iranian government that they have disbanded the morality police. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments on a case that could impact protections for the LGBTQ community, NBC News Correspondent Yamich Alcindor reports.
5 December Finished
Israeli Prime Minister-Designate Benjamin Netanyahu joins Meet the Press in an exclusive appearance to discuss whether former President Donald Trump has enabled the rise of antisemitic rhetoric from the right and his relationship with President Vladimir Putin amidst Russia’s nearly year-long siege on Ukraine. Rep. Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) is here for an exclusive interview to discuss Democrats’ new leadership class and the party’s priorities for the lame-duck session. Jen Psaki, Marc Short, Yamiche Alcindor and Ashley Parker join the Meet the Press roundtable.
4 December Finished
Matt Gorman, Doug Thornell and Anna Palmer join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss former President Trump’s campaign troubles. November jobs report reveals that the economy added 263,000 jobs last month. NBC News Correspondent Vaughn Hillyard sits down with the newly re-elected Gov. Brian Kemp. China eased some of its Covid restrictions in an apparent response to nationwide protests against them. The White House is pushing for South Carolina as the “first in the nation” primary for 2024.
2 December Finished
Before last month’s bankruptcy, FTX founder and former CEO Sam Bankman-Fried were among the top political donors. Former. CIA director John Brennan says there is a possibility of “bloodshed on the streets of Iran.” Senate passes legislation to prevent a railroad strike.
1 December Finished
Secretary of State Antony Blinken responds to the protests in China and Iran. “We support what Iranians are asking for, demanding in the streets, which is … not to have this terrible repression that we’re seeing,” he told Andrea Mitchell. USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page, Republican strategist Doug Heye and Navin Nayak, president of the Center for American Progress Action Fund, join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the midterms fallout and look ahead to 2024. Cherokee Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr. talks about the campaign to seat a member of the Cherokee nation in Congress and efforts to preserve the Cherokee language.
30 November Finished
A growing number of Republican lawmakers are condemning former President Trump’s dinner with Ye and white nationalist Nick Fuentes. Reid Wilson, Maria Teresa Kumar and Sarah Chamberlain join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss building criticism of the former president. COO of Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Office Gabe Sterling discusses record early voting turnout. National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications, John Kirby, discusses the latest on Ukraine, China and Iran. NBC News White House Correspondent Monica Alba reports on the administration’s strategy to avert a rail strike. Rep. Mary Peltola (D-Alaska) lays out what she hopes to accomplish during the lame duck session.
29 November Finished