IRS official Lois Lerner has been placed on administrative leave following reports she refused to resign as director of Exempt Organizations. But should Lerner be penalized for pleading the Fifth? And what has the public and administration learned from this controversy? The Morning Joe panel discuss
President Obama delivered the first major speech of his second term on Thursday, addressing the use of drone strikes and calling for a restricted use on unmanned strikes. How transparent will the administration be on drones in the future? The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson and NBC News' Tom Broka
In a counterterrorism speech on Thursday, President Obama focused on narrowrt guidelines for deadly drone strikes, arguing they are legal and effective, and announced an end to the ban on transferring detainees from Guantanamo back to Yemen. NBC’s Peter Alexander reports.
Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation and author of “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield,” talks with Rachel Maddow about the Obama administration's case for the targeted killing of Anwar al-Awlawk and the legal questions surrounding the 'non-specific targeted' killing of
Chris Hayes talks with Democratic Congressman Keith Ellison, Spencer Ackerman of Wired Magazine, and The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman about the President Obama's speech and what it means for policy going forward.
During a major speech on counterterrorism, touching on drones and Guantanamo Bay, President Obama was heckled by a protester with a history of interrupting speeches in both the Bush and the Obama administration.
Chris Hayes highlights the president's big policy speech on drone strikes, closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and ending the war on terror. He's joined by Congressman Keith Ellison, Democrat of Minnesota.
President Barack Obama tries to speak as Medea Benjamin, an activist from the organization called Code Pink, shouts at him while he spoke at the National Defense University May 23, 2013 in Washington, DC.
U.S. President Barack Obama departs to attend graduation ceremonies at the Naval Academy, via Marine One helicopter, from the White House in Washington May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. President Barack Obama returns to shake the hand of a U.S. Marine, after forgetting to return his salute, before departing for graduation ceremonies at the Naval Academy, via the Marine One helicopter, from the White House in Washington May 24, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags