What does Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle have in common with Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump? Find out here on Morning Joe’s “What Have We Learned” segment.
Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle joined Detroit’s News Talk WJR 760 to discuss news that a federal appeals court on Monday ruled in favor of the NFL in the “Deflategate” case, reinstating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s original four-game suspension imposed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “It’s ridiculous,” says Barnicle, a Boston native, adding that the entire case has been a tremendous waste of time and money. “It is embarrassing.” Listen to find out what may happen next.
On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, the New York Times’ Anand Giridharadas talks with Mike Barnicle about the likelihood of the Bernie Sanders-related fervor enduring beyond the results of the presidential election. “As a political and media culture, we have missed the fact that we are in the middle of a paycheck-to-paycheck shareholder economy, which generates great anxiety and voter volatility. Why have we missed that?,” asks Barnicle. Watch the conversation on the possible future for Senator Sanders’ ardent supporters here and read Giridharadas’s observations at http://nyti.ms/1VK62mN.
“What does your political antenna tell you about the possibility that Donald Trump arrives in Cleveland with 1100 delegate votes? What happens to him then?,” Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle asks Haley Barbour, former Governor of Mississippi and former Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Watch the discussion between Barnicle and Gov. Barbour on Republican candidate Donald Trump’s chances of securing enough delegates at the Republican National Convention for the nomination. Only on MSNBC.
Peter Wehner, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, joins MSNBC’s Morning Joe and talks with Mike Barnicle about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s impact on his political party. “If Donald Trump were the nominee of your party for President of the United States, give me a description of the Republican party in January of next year,” asks Barnicle. Wehner begins his answer on the prospects of a Donald Trump nomination with one word—“catastrophe.” Watch the rest of the conversation.
“Is there any level of concern within the Bernie Sanders’ camp that if he continues his campaign against Hillary Clinton’s credibility or background it–in a funny way–diminishes Sanders himself?,” Mike Barnicle asks Bloomberg Politics’ Mark Halperin about the contest between Democratic candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Watch the conversation between Barnicle and the Morning Joe panel on what Sanders’ priorities might be going forward now that his chances of the nomination are ever dimmer.
Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle weighs in on the hypothetical discussion of whether Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), if she had ran for president, would have done any better than Bernie Sanders against Hillary Clinton: “Bernie Sanders has believed what he believes for 50 years and this is the culmination of his professional and political life. He gets up there and exhibits a raw energy, mixed with anger and an understanding of issues. I don’t think [Elizabeth Warren] would have done better,” says Barnicle.
On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle and the panel discuss the state of the race between Republican candidates Donald Trump and Senator Ted Cruz. “Given your role and constant contact with people from all over the world, government officials and leaders, what’s their read on Donald Trump as a potential President of the United States?,” Barnicle asks the Council on Foreign Relations’ Richard Haass about the global perspective on Trump. Watch the conversation between Barnicle and Haass.
Wrapping up the highlights from the New York primaries, Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle points that the new additions to the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign has honed his focus for the better. “One of the remarkable things, at least to me, watching (Trump) last night is that the new additions to his team have obviously made a huge impact on Donald Trump. He was succinct. It used to take him 15 minutes to say ‘hello’ when he walked out on the stage. (This time) he was succinct, to the point, and got off the stage.”
Following Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s speech at the 25th annual National Action Network convention, the Reverend Al Sharpton joins Morning Joe and talks with Mike Barnicle about the Clintons standing with African-American voters. “President Bill Clinton’s 1994 crime bill didn’t begin the age of mass incarceration, it began well before, but what do you want to see the next President of the United States do to implement things that were not in the bill,” asks Barnicle of Sharpton. Watch the exchange between Barnicle and Sharpton on undoing the damage that caused a surge in mass incarcerations of generations of African-Americans across the country.
“I think Kobe (Bryant) scored 60 points because he was furious that ESPN didn’t feature his game,” says Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle of the Los Angeles Lakers final game. On the heels of the end of the NBA’s regular season, watch the conversation about Bryant’s stellar career-closing game and the record-breaking Sacramento Warriors.
“Secretary of State John Kerry has given voice around the world to what America represents, but… when America disappears from part of the world stage it creates a vacuum, and nothing good comes into that vacuum. America is more than just fighting ISIS—it’s a force for good throughout the world. The American military is one of the most powerful voices for an effective America… and not just through fighting,” declares Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle, talking about the importance of the example set by American leadership. Watch the Morning Joe discussion, as well as comments and criticisms of President Barack Obama’s approach to foreign policy engagement.
As contributions from banks and Wall Street continue to be a large part of the Democratic debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, MSNBC’s economic analyst Steve Rattner joins Morning Joe to share his insights on the topic with Mike Barnicle and the MSNBC panel. “What has happened to the smaller banks that Senator Bernie Sanders favors, the community banks, which he says would be a vital part of rebuilding America?,” asks Barnicle of Rattner. Watch the conversation here.
On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle reacts to Bernie Sanders’ impressive campaign rally at Washington Square Park in New York City, which was attended by an estimated 27,000 people. “Forget the polls, why would he get out,” says Barnicle of Sanders’ campaign for President of the United States. Watch as Barnicle and the panel discuss the Democratic candidate’s latest efforts in New York and whether Senator Sanders, born and raised in Brooklyn, or Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Senator for the state, has a better handle on the people of the city and their needs.
On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Mike Barnicle asks Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders about the latest criticisms of his attacks on fellow candidate Hillary Clinton. “Why haven’t you?!,” Barnicle asks Sanders about not bringing up Clinton’s email scandal and issues surrounding the Clinton Foundation during his campaign. Watch the exchange between Barnicle and Sanders, including a debate about the word “vitriolic” and whether Sanders’ will escalate the fight back against Clinton.
“It’s amazing how much of the energy and movement behind Bernie Sanders that the Hillary Clinton campaign missed for so long,” Mike Barnicle tells Charlie Rose of the Democratic presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders. Watch as Barnicle outlines Senator Sanders’ appeal, unique consistency and chances in the upcoming New York primary. Only on Charlie Rose.
On Charlie Rose, Mike Barnicle and Rose discuss the unpredictability and craziness of the 2016 election thus far. “The past ten months have been endlessly fascinating to me… because I look at it from the objects of the candidates’ attention—the voters. The people out there, the volatility in this country among the electorate and the feelings about where the country is headed. You get, clearly, a sense of anger and a sense of optimism depending on who you’re speaking with,” says Barnicle. Watch the conversation and discussion of the stark contrast of the significant presidential campaigns of Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders and Republican Donald Trump.
TIME magazine’s Michael Scherer joins MSNBC’s Morning Joe and talks with Mike Barnicle and the panel about his new cover story on Senator Ted Cruz’s campaign and public persona. “What are your thoughts on Ted Cruz’s ability to go from the fringe—and he does represent a fringe element of Republican politics—to the middle, acting and talking like a President?,” asks Barnicle. Watch the exchange here and listen to Scherer describe Cruz’s campaigning abilities and differences from fellow Republican candidate Donald Trump.
As California’s role in the 2016 presidential primary elections looms large, Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle talks about what makes the state different from others: “California has five major media markets and it’s going to require an expenditure of money to get on TV. (The candidates) can’t just do free TV. You’re going to have to raise a lot of money to be on TV in order to get those votes.” Listen to the conversation on the Democratic and Republican candidates’ chances on the ground in California.
“This is going to be a 12-day tension convention in New York state between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton,” says Mike of the race between Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. Listen in on the Morning Joe discussion about the escalated war of words, including claims of being unqualified for office, between Sanders and Clinton. Only on MSNBC.