On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, actor/producer Mike O’Malley promotes his new comedy series “Survivor’s Remorse,” which follows a basketball star and his family. “How much fun is it doing this great series?,” asks Mike Barnicle referring to O’Malley’s creative freedom and working closely with NBA star and executive producer LeBron James on the show. Watch the conversation here and catch O’Malley’s true-life inspired show on Starz.
Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle talks to Dr. Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO of XPRIZE, about the foundation’s $20 million global competition to innovate new technologies that will convert CO₂ emissions from power plants and industrial facilities into alternative, valuable products. “How is this going to work?,” asks Mike. Listen to Dr. Diamandis expand on the goals and incentives of the Carbon XPrize as a response to the world’s large energy and environmental challenges. On MSNBC.
Christopher R. Hill, dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver and former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, joins MSNBC’s Morning Joe and talks with Mike Barnicle about the strategy in fighting ISIS inside Syria. “There are a lot of moving parts in the Middle East, as we all know. But now, in Syria, with the insertion of a Russian presence on the ground, what does that speak to in terms of our policy or, as some would claim, our lack of policy?,” asks Mike. Listen to Hill’s answer here and how growing leadership complications inside Syria are aiding ISIS.
On MSNBC, Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey governor Chris Christie discusses with Morning Joe’s Mike Barnicle his approach in funding infrastructure. “The country is falling apart. The federal gas tax has not been raised since 1993. Would you sign a bill calling for a one or two cent increase on the federal gas tax?,” asks Mike in reference to the pending highway bill in Congress. Watch the discussion here and listen to Gov. Christie defend his reasoning for not wanting to raise the gas tax.
“The United States has spent an enormous amount of money trying to train soldiers in Syria… why hasn’t it worked? Who is responsible for the failure— us or them?,” asks Mike Barnicle of Vali Nasr, a member of the State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board, and Khaled Khoja, president of the Syrian National Council. Listen to the conversation on why the failures in the fight against ISIS inside Syria are both military and diplomatic. Only on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.