January 13 - Shutdown standstill and Russia investigation revelations, with Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Tim Kaine, Michael Schmidt and Benjamin Wittes


As the government shutdown becomes the longest in history, the New York Times reports that the FBI began an investigation into whether President Trump was working as a Russian operative after firing FBI Director James Comey. Chuck talks to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) & Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), as well as one of the authors of the NYT report Michael Schmidt and NBC News legal analyst Ben Wittes. For insight and analysis, Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, Republican strategist Al Cardenas and NBC News reporter Carol Lee make up the panel.