Former Army Specialist and sexual assault survivor Brigette McCoy talks to MSNBC’s Alex Witt about the prevalence of sexual assault in the United States military. She reveals why she is not optimistic about the rate and scope of change regarding abuse within the military. She talks about the necessi
NBC’s Kristen Welker and MSNBC contributor Karen Finney break down the Defense Department news conference – which dealt mainly with recent high profile cases of sexual assault in the military and why there is no single “silver bullet” that can simply fix military culture.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, joins The Cycle to talk about one of the issues that’s been held in captivity in D.C. for much longer than other scandals: Wall Street reform.
Rev. Sharpton calls out Ohio Senator Rob Portman for trying to claim he supported universal background checks when he really voted against the law.
As two scandals and a Pentagon report show an escalating problem of sexual assault in the military, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joins Alex Wagner’s panel to talk about legislation aimed at stopping the epidemic.
Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and BriGette McCoy, a former army specialist who testified about being raped and sexually harassed, share their thoughts on new legislation being introduced to rewrite military law on sexual assaults.
Rep. Niki Tsongas talks about the BE SAFE Act, which she introduced, that would strip convening authority of the military’s ability to overturn convictions and require punishment for those found guilty of sexual assault.
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Montreal Canadiens' Mike Blunden and Ottawa Senators' Sergei Gonchar
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