tv The 11th Hour With Stephanie Ruhle MSNBC August 3, 2022 11:00pm-12:00am PDT
plus we get a friendly reminder when it may take to get that big health and tax bill passed. and sure enough the loophole could get in the way. and then there's a big twist in the alex jones trial. years of his own text messages and emails and up in the hands of the very people who want him to pay for his lies. that and more as the 11th hour gets underway on this wednesday night. >> good evening once again i'm stephanie ruhle. there's even more evidence tonight that the justice department's january six investigation is zeroing in on some very powerful officials in the in the trump white house. and d. c. news has confirmed the top lawyer in the trump administration former white house counsel pat cipollone has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury. his closed door testimony was a significant report of the january 6th hearings. remember cipolne was the guy
who witnessed that infamous oval office meeting about seizing voting machines, a meeting the took place just weeks before the capitol riot. >> i opened the door and i walked in, i saw general flynn, i saw sydney powell sitting there. i was not happy to see these people in the oval office. i don't think any these people were providing the president with good advice. the idea that the federal government could come in and sees election as jeans, i don't understand why we even have to tell you that's a bad idea. it's a terrible idea. >> and there are new reports that pat philbin white house deputy has also been summoned to appear before the grand jury. adam kinzinger says that his testimony could be key. >> if he goes before the grand jury, it shows that this is more than what did john eastman
do, the attorney that basically came up with that crazy scheme to overturn the election. and there is probably a very deep interest of what the president did. i hope pat cipollone just actually tells the truth. >> speaking of john eastman, new york times reporting just hours after joe biden's inauguration, eastman emailed rudy giuliani about challenging the outcome of runoff elections in georgia for those two senate seats that were won by democrats. the times also adds that easeman wanted guilliani's help in getting paid after we build the trump campaign 270,000 bucks. justice department also suing trump's former advisor peter navarro to force him to turn over emails with this time in the white house. there's also new reporting about the missing phone messages, more missing messages of trump defense officials. the deleted messages related to
january 6th include those from former acting defense secretary chris miller. last week house investigators released audio of miller's sworn testimony refuting trump 's claims that he put the national guard on standby prior to the insurrection. >> there was no order to put 10,000 troops to be already for january 6th? >> yeah that's correct there was no direct, there was no order from the president. >> meanwhile, the former president today is taking credit for the primary defeat of another of the committee's key witnesses. remember rusty bowers the republican speaker for the arizona house to testify about efforts to get him to overturn the election results, well he lost his bid to senate seat to a trump backed opponent. we have a lot to cover tonight, so let's get smarter with the help of our lead off panel. jacqui anna-meni joins us, congressional investigations reporter for the washington post and msnbc contributor.
professor alyssa murray she was a law clerk on the federal bench before her nomination to the supreme court and kurt wild is here, west point graduate and former fbi special agent and a distinguished fellow at the research institute. melissa i have to go to you first. this almost blows my mind. a former white house lawyer now testifying before a federal grand jury. what does that tell you about how serious this thing is? >> it's pretty serious stephanie and it suggests that the department of justice is honing in on the former president and those closest to him. again, given all the concerns around executive privilege and attorney client privilege, the fact that they are bringing in path sub loan is that they are moving in a more aggressive direction towards the former president. this is a really interesting development. i don't think any this would've happened without the fact of cipollone's testimony before the january 6th committee and
the special hearings that were conducted this summer. so this is all related and i think incredibly important. >> for months and months and months, we have said this is serious, this is bad for the former president. but with these advancements we have learned in the last day or so, does this increase the legal jeopardy believe he is in? >> it certainly makes clear that the department of justice is moving forward as a target of inquiry. who knows whether he will actually be indicted and charges brought against him. there are a lot of concerns that way and in that process but the fact that they are subpoenaing a white house lawyer is important and suggested is coming closer to the former president. >> jacqui, let's talk about all these missing or deleted text messages. first it was secret service text messages that went missing. then it was dhs officials. now it is trump pentagon
officials with messages that just don't seem to be there. what an earth is going on? this cannot be normal course of business? >> yes steph and all this that has happened and already perceived documents that were literally ripped up to the lack -- of to the presidential records act and adherence to the proper archival procedures for the former president and the white house. it all indicates in its totality a troubling pattern of a lack of preservation and archiving of records that are really part of the public record and due to the american people. but there are some nuanced differences here between what has taken place at the department of defense in what may have taken place at the with the u.s. secret service. the department has come out and said in light of these revelations that there are missing text messages and this is standard operating procedure
for the agency. it might not necessarily make that much sense, and it might have to be changed but in the case of the secret service we know that there was some -- there have been allegations of malfeasance here. repeated preservation requests, congressional investigators going to u.s. secret service and the department of homeland security asking them for these text messages prior to them actually wiping them for these phones. but at the end of the day, both of these situations could reveal potentially important information to not just the january 6th select committee investigating the insurrection but also the department of justice as well. >> you know who doesn't think any of this is standard operating procedure. former defense secretary leon
panetta. i want to share what he told our andrea mitchell today. >> obviously officials out of the trump administration were taking steps to make sure that the potential evidence involved in january 6th would not be there. i really do think that the justice department has to investigate the loss of this kind of critical evidence. >> you're saying this was a cover-up? >> i don't think there is any question that when you go from agency to agency and find out that key messages have been deleted, something is going on here that resembles very clearly a conspiracy. >> a conspiracy. clint, do you think he's right? >> on the dod messages i actually don't. i don't think all text messages are created equal. i've worked in the pentagon a lot, i never saw any principles actually using their phone for text messaging very much beyond what time is a car picking me
up, what location is it. because you don't take it in the room. the other part is, the d. o. d. ig report at least the timeline that i reviewed his very detailed and seems to show most of those communications back and forth. we heard the calls in a lot of those cases. from i think it comes down either specific individuals that the january six committee was looking at and specific communications. i don't think the text messages released in the d. o. d. in my experience working in law enforcement or text messaging -- they are around the principles, a secret service are, and they know the secrets of -- i can say there many in fbi investigations over the last few years that we've talked a lot about text messages, and there was a strong reaction particularly i thought in the department of defense after secretary clinton if you went back 6-8 years ago that was a topic of deep concern is how our text messages stored with servicers service, who controls the servers. i don't doubt there is some
sort of problem across the government in storing this material, but i'm also a little bit skeptical that there's any sort of juicy evidence in that text message chain on the d. o. d.. we have heard the calls and have listened to it at least on the d. o. d. side. >> well we would know if there was juicy evidence if we could really see what was on those text messages. melissa, there's a new report out that says the secret service might temporarily disable text messaging on employee cell phones. senate judiciary chair dick durbin is now calling for an investigation into the missing data. does any this get us anywhere closer to actually knowing what was in those messages? >> i don't know that this gets us to the information that was in those text messages but it does make clear that across a number of federal agencies
there were slippage that resulted in the ability to wipe these messages from phones. so again, much of this might have come out if there had been a commission to study and review what had happened on january six and we might have gotten this type of information much the way we got the failures of inter agency communication in the 911 commission. but we don't have that so this isn't all sort of happening piecemeal as it trickles out from the special committees work. so yes, this may be an important development but it's not going to yield the answers the people want right now. >> jacqui, in terms of public moves, the january six committee is pretty much laying low this month. what are they doing? >> they are laying low steph, but they are quite busy their recalibrating back to their posture and looking at a number of not just loose threads that they didn't have the time resolves resources to saw during the first year of their investigation, but also new investigative leads that have come as a result of the
hundreds and thousands of pieces of evidence that they have collected over the past year. we know that the topic of the secret service not just the missing text messages but whether or not the secret service has been forthcoming with the committee so far is a topic of concern. and a priority. we also know that former cabinet secretaries to the president are coming in with four depositions as well. these are entirely new and the committee is yet to hear from them they hope these people, people like mike pompeo, stephen minuchin might shed some light on the conversations that happen in the aftermath of january six as these cabinet secretaries were maybe questioning president trump's fitness. but at the end of the day, there is a clock ticking that lawmakers on the committee are well aware of. there is concern that they simply don't have enough time to finish up and wrap up and resolve all of these issues,
especially as they need to get in their final report drafted and also have promised to put on an additional set of public hearings for the american public post recess. >> melissa, the panel reportedly, they want to subpoena the alex jones text messages that were just uncovered during a completely separate definition defamation trial that he was dealing with. this guy took the fifth about 100 times when he talked to the committee. given that, how bad can this news before him? >> i think it could be pretty bad for him given the fact that this is a digital copy of his cell phone that was erroneously disclosed by his lawyers to opposing counsel. it also looks pretty bad for his counsel. this is a pretty glaring mistake. at the hearing today, this is the sort of thing that the
error was made a counsel would've immediately contacted opposing counsel to redact it, that never happened, so i think it's a bad day all around for alex jones, but probably a worst day for alex jones's lawyers. >> it is but put alex jones aside. are we living in a time when conspiracy theorists are moving away from the fringe and they are moving up winning primarily elections. how concerning is that? i think it's my number one concern for 2022. if we're looking at another insurrection in this country, it's at a state and local level. and we've had these candidates running under the complete -- that the election. why would you run for the election if you didn't think there is a fair process? but they still do. and something particularly troubling is arizona, you remember the very bogus audit that they had which made no change in terms of votes. a lot of those same individuals
are running for office there. so when it comes to 2024, where we're looking at the election where we need to it restore the integrity, that's a big problem. and these are people that are, as we've seen, they showed up at the insurrection. why wouldn't they mobilize, or protests, or even commit violence at a state or local election facility? this can lead to intimidation. and really just outright violence at polling places. and it suppresses the ability of elections being conducted. because who wants to be there when you are risking your life for volunteer work or very low pay work? so this is my big concern for 2022 as we head in. i think it will be localized. just a few locations around the country.
but even on the day, or afterwards, we're looking at an under mining of democracy in this country. >> melissa, before we go i want to touch on one more investigation. ivanka trump, reportedly has some to the new york attorney general investigating the trump family business. yesterday we learned trump jr. testified. any guess on what she's asking them before she gets to question trump himself? >> imagine, she's trying to get the whole question of how they value their various properties, and how they recorded those evaluations for new york's taxes. again, that's a civil investigation, so the standard of proof is considerably lower than what you would have in a criminal prosecution. it's an evidence standard, as opposed to beyond reasonable doubt. so much easier for the governor to establish guilt. this looks like it is moving closer, and perhaps more close avenue to accountability. >> well we will be watching. jacqui, melissa, clint ross. thank you also much. you definitely worked with us tonight. before we go to break, fads in washington are flying at half staff as we remember house member, jacqui. the indiana congresswoman was
killed in a congresswoman car accident earlier today that also claimed the lives of two young staffers on her team. -- she was in line to become chairman at the house ethics committee if the republicans win the majority and november. house minority leader, kevin mccarthy, called it absolutely devastating. congresswoman jacqui wilarsky was just 58 years old. after the break, we have been talking a lot about the billions of dollars at stake with the kari lake loophole. and today, reporting on what kristen sinema wants. we'll have congresswoman katie porter answer the future of the inflation fighting bill. and later, one of our upcoming guest says that he had seen a lot of law in order. but never a twist as good as what happened today in the trial of alex jones! the 11th hour, just getting underway on a wednesday night! i can't. ah, my toes! turns out, it is hard walking a mile in someone else's shoes. and it turns out the general is a quality insurance company
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vote. senator kyrsten sinema. >> well we did have a nice conversation, and exchanging papers back and forth to make sure we understand everything. she understands where we're coming from. >> well one day later, there is revealing new reporting on what senator kyrsten sinema may ask for, before signing on to the democrats big climate and health care tax bill. according to politico, she
wants to nix language that is narrowing this loophole. covering that provision, would axe 14 billion dollars of the bills some hundred 39 billion in projected revenue. it would also hookup the private equity industry. now, she would like roughly five billion dollars in drought resiliency funding added to the legislation. that and much more, kyle fournié congresswoman katie porter. congresswoman, this is getting a lot of support. just today, five former treasury secretary's, including hank paulson who served in the bush administration. they support it. do you? >> absolutely. and i think it is a rather cold day in hell when i am here talking about how much i agree with hank paulson. someone who you would like to disagree with when i was treasury secretary. but this bill really does put the pieces together. both on the revenue side, and on the spending side. in a way that is very thoughtful, and very balanced.
it's going to make investments in climate change, and energy security. and in health care. it's gonna raise revenue by creating a more fair tax code. and bring down the deficit. it is a much more streamlined bill than what we have been talking about in the past. but it is no less important in its scope for our economic future. >> which is why, democrats and republicans could get behind it, but of course, no republicans are. so all of this is sitting on kyrsten sinema. she is in a hugely powerful position. yet the one thing she is asking for, while she is here is to leave the current carry interest loophole alone. can you help us understand how that would serve anyone in the state of arizona? a complete hookup for private equity titans? who in arizona would care about that? >> i can't speak to how many hedge fund managers there are in arizona. but the larger point is that kyrsten sinema should be putting the needs of the american people first.
and the american people benefit from a fair tax code. and that's really what closing the carry interest loophole is. there's a reason we call it a loophole. because it allows certain amounts of income to pay a tax code of half of what's some lower income people have to pay. so it's a gauge rate instead of an ordinary income rate. so this is about a revenue, creating a more fair tax code. and i am hopeful that sinema is making some noises here. but she has not dug in on this. because this is absolutely all wrong headed position. and i have had the bill for the last two conferences, to close the carry loophole in the house. and it isn't entrenched smoothly important thing to deliver for the american people. >> do you believe that it's just noises on her part and she will actually get behind it? or just the hope? >> what we've seen so far is reporting, we haven't actually
seen, to the best of my knowledge a statement from senator sinema. so i hope these conversations are occurring that she will come around. but asking for more funding for droughts, five billion as you mentioned, and we're gonna have to pay for that somewhere. joe manchin has made clear that we're gonna pay for things in this bill. it will reduce the deficit, it will be a balanced approach. so if she wants to do that drought funding, which as a californian, i definitely support addressing that, then she can't at the same time that she wants more spending on her priorities, be asking us to lose on the revenue side. that's the wrong direction to be heading in. >> let's talk primaries. last night voters in kansas, overwhelmingly showed up and voted to protect abortion access in their state. what message are voters sending, and how are democrats going to use that message as we go into november? >> i think what voters want is to have respect for their freedoms. from their elected officials.
people want to make their own private positions about whether to give birth, or whether to have an abortion, about whether to marry the person they love from the opposite sex, or same-sex regardless of the sex. so i think what we're seeing here is voters turning out, basically to say to politicians, this isn't the change that we need. we're concerned about a lot of other things. we're concerned about climate change, about inflation, we don't want you creating, and dividing, our communities by wading into issues that are settled law. and are frankly, disrespecting peoples individual freedom. they want politicians protecting individual freedom. >> you know what else voters don't like? and it certainly doesn't help congresses reputation with voters. they don't like congress playing >> wait, wait! let me guess! congressional stock trading? >> ding ding ding. you know we will talk about it here! and i knew you would set it
before. this is simply bad policy. we need to change it. congress shouldn't be trading given all of the information you have. given that, do you believe that we are any closer to banning stock trading in congress? >> i do believe we're closer. and here's why. we have seen in the senate, this bipartisan bill. from senator gains from montana. there is growing partisan work for that. in the house, we've started to see efforts to create a consolidation of all the different bills to help eliminate congressional stock trading. i have a bill called stock act to point out. but i have a call it both colleagues on this issue. so we're starting to see a coalescence about the core provisions of any stock trading ban we have to have. and for me, i'm looking for a minimum of these three things. and that is going to apply for both members, their spouses, and their dependent children. if not it's creating a loophole. and we have to make sure if
there's any qualified blind trusts, that they are truly blind and there is no bs about that. and the third thing is to have a real penalty here. a penalty will be punitive for people who break the divide. so those are three things that we've seen. and we've seen both house and senate proposals, with both democrats and republicans on board. i think what we're missing here is leadership deciding to put this on the floor for a vote. >> yeah that was my question. leadership. republicans, democrats on board. is nancy pelosi, she's kind of the one that matters here. >> she has been moving in this direction, and i think she is hearing from her caucus about how important a priority this is. and in the next couple of weeks, we will figure out what we're going to bring to the floor in our september period, will probably back in august. hopefully did move this reconciliation bowl through. on crime and change and lowering hair care costs. and in september, banning congressional stock trading needs to be right at the very top. it is simply wrong to ask
people to send you back to washington if they don't have trust in you. and we have to earn that trust, by putting policies in place that address the perceptions and potential realities of corruption. and so i do think speaker pelosi is a very effective leader at listening to what her caucus wants and i think that she is getting a very strong message across the caucus that this needs to move forward. >> well you are very effective communicator so i need to ask you this. because we hear it all the time. congress is broken, but if you actually look at all of the things that have gotten done in the last year on a bipartisan basis, just think about it, the infrastructure law. gun safety measure. the pac act. the chips act. that's a lot done in the last
year. do you think voters are paying attention to that? >> i think voters are paying attention to that. we're seeing people who are like, wow, the winding that road. they're building that bridge. but i think one of the problems that congress has, it's a part of the share, a procrastination problem, so it all the things that you've mentioned have been really moved in the last few months. the if a structure a little bit more before that. so i think the reconciliation package is gonna really help, underline, for voters that we have addressed not just a couple of issues really well. like infrastructure in gun violence. but we have address all of the core issues, including our environment, and climate policy, tax policy, deficit. so i think this reconciliation vote, it size and scope is really going to help us hide highlight those other accomplishments. >> most people don't care about politics or government, but they want the government to work for them, and they want their lives to be better, smarter, safer. katie porter, always good to see you. congresswoman from the great state of california. thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> coming up! the absolutely stunning revelations from the phone of alex jones. that has one lawyer asking, if he knows what perjury is? when the 11th hour continues!
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sent me an entire digital copy of your entire cell phone with every text message you have sent for the past two years. and as of two days ago, it fell free and clear in my possession and that is how i know you lied to me, mr. jones. in discovery you were asked if you have text messages on your phone and you said no. correct?
you said that under oath. >> if i was mistaken i was mistaken but you got the messages right there. there you go. >> you know what perjury is right? >> you know what perjury is right as the lawyer said. we are following major developments in the alex jones defamation trial. today we found out every single text message on his phone was sent to the lawyers of the sandy hook parents by none other than jones'own lawyers. he also admitted today that the sandy hook massacre was 100% real after years and years of spreading the awful lie that it was a hoax. let's discuss with nbc senior reporter ben collins. he covers disinformation and extremism on the internet and charlie sykes an msnbc analyst.
>> and you cover crazy stuff every day. but this trial took adores off. what do we need to know? >> very rarely do you get any shock from the stuff but today 's a day that happened. alex jones's lawyer accidentally sent every text and email over the last couple years, the contents on alex jones's phone to the sandy hook parents lawyer. so by law it can start using it this happened two days ago so by texas law it can start using it in this trial as it was somehow identified to alex jones's lawyer which was, and it's another weird mystery how that happened. it's completely changed the whole context of this trial. alex jones has obviously lied under oath several times now with these very text messages. he was sitting on the stand very flustered as he was asked to read one of these text messages that he sent to a colleague after he said he hadn't had anything to do with
sandy hook coverage there was a text message there from just a couple of years ago. saying that this headline is fine for the sandy hook story which is about false flags by the way. it was truly a shocking development. i had a hard time believing it when i saw it and i had to go back and say is this actually happening? and yes it actually happened today. >> given how outrageous it is then is there any chance this mistake on the part of jones's lawyers can be used by jones to say i need a mistrial, we need a do-over. >> right now they are deliberating what should the punishment be. they're asking for $150 million. i don't know, it's unclear exactly what goes on from here. the lawyers seemed incredibly flustered in the hot mic that happened afterwards, alex jones's lawyer was asking the other lawyer, exactly how much do you have? what do you have on alex jones my client here? it's still kind of unclear what
that is. by the way, the lawyer for the sandy hook parents says he's going to look through this for law enforcement for any relevant stuff in the future. jan 6 committee according to rolling stone has subpoenaed and he seems he's going to comply with this. this is an incredible trench of documents. is complied with the subpoena from the january six committee, it's pretty wide reaching. i'm sure there is some stuff in there that is kind of interesting in part because the lawyer himself says i can't wait to see what happens when this gets in the hands of law enforcement. >> charlie, alex jones infowars, hugely influential in the alt-right universe. how is conservative media absorbing and reacting to this trial? >> so many conservative media have been in bed with alex jones. while we are experiencing a shock for what it is, what a profoundly dishonest and evil
player he has been and the pain that he has caused for the families that lost their children. let's not lose sight of exactly why he is sitting in that courtroom right now. as you point out, alex jones is not just a fringe figure. it was roger stone i think who was donald trump's buddy who shortly after the 2016 election said he thought that alex jones was the most important voice in the alternative conservative media, and donald trump the monday after he was elected president in 2016 called up alex jones to thank him for his support. this was years after alex jones had weaponized and monetized the lies, the hatred that is on trial right now. unfortunately what happened was, and ben has written about this very extensively, alex jones mainstreamed much of this paranoid conspiracy theory
garbage out there and became part of right-wing media. became very much part of trump 's mental world and the reality is right now is that a lot of conservative media are looking at alex jones and thinking, look, we promoted him, we praised him, we circulated his material and he has created unfortunately even if he goes down here, he's created dozens if not hundreds of fellow bottom feeders, imitators and followers who engage in the same kind of sick, paranoid falsehoods. this is in many ways we are now living in the world alex jones created. so he is not just a fringe, footnote figure in what as happened to american politics, particularly right-wing politics. >> on that negative note, we are going to leave it there. alex jones, who was once a huge
supporter of, wikileaks, podesta leak, hunter biden leak, how is he gonna feel about his own messages being leaked? >> ben collins, charlie sykes thank you both for joining us tonight. for you at home, stick around. coming up, what both parties can learn from what voters had to say yesterday when the 11th hour continues.
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political earthquake in the state of kansas. as the new york times puts it tonight, the abortion rights victory there, quote, relied on a broad coalition of voters who turned out in huge numbers and crash through party, and geographic lines to maintain abortion access in the state. joining us, charlie sykes, editor at large of the bulwark. when you see a broad coalition of voters, that's never ever good for republicans. voter turnout was massive. and we have seen numbers today that 70% of all newly registered voters in that state, were women. at this point, is there anything republicans can do to see that and change their play? or reverse course? or the have they chosen a lane and they just have to double down? >> well they've chosen a lane that is going to be very difficult to change the lane. actually there is a race to take the position of who's gonna have the most extreme abortion restrictions. but i don't think it's
understating it to say that this is a political earthquake. several things out of kansas, number one, a big question was, would abortion be enough to motivate democrats to come out in big numbers and vote? yes. would it divide republicans? the answer is yes. but i think the most extraordinary thing about kansas, and i'm hoping that folks around the country will look at the effective way that they did reach across these lines. and they found a way to appeal to rural, conservative, blue collar voters, even pro life voters with a message that emphasized conservative values. talking about the government mandates, and taking away their rights. they didn't engage in hyperbolic rhetoric, but their message was very, very focused. they were respectful.
and they went right at, a sort of libertarian reproach to the issue. so i would strongly urge people to look at the various ads that the abortion rights supporters used, because, this was one of the first times that i've seen how effective it can really be in a, you know, let's face it, a ruby red state like kansas. >> let me ask you about something else. a strategy that was deployed last night that heard one of the more normal republicans. peter meijer, a republican congresswoman in michigan, who voted to impeach donald trump. democrats got involved in his election, they tried to help his far-right opponent. and it worked. that guy won. what is your take on that strategy? democrats are thinking let's get far-right candidates to be the general, and we can get behind them. >> yeah, it's cynical and be careful what you wish for. it's hippocratic on one line to say that election denial poses an existential threat to
democracy. and then wink wink, let's spend $450,000 boosting this trumpist nut ball because he'll be easily to beat. not necessarily. it's gonna cost something. and i guess the cynicism here is that the democratic congressional committee spent more money boosting john gibbs who defeated peter meijer, then gibbs'whole campaign. the democrats spend about 100 -- [inaudible] >> i'm afraid we lost charlie. i want to take a guess. maybe he was ending that sentence with, maybe we need a little campaign finance reform? just a guess. charlie sykes, thank you so much. i'm sorry we lost a signal. when we come back. he gave voice to baseballs most iconic moments in over 60 years. we'll remember, legendary sports caster vince scully, when the 11th hour continues! ontinues
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tonight, remembering a broadcast legend. vin scully, the voice of the los angeles dodgers passed away yesterday at the extraordinary age of 94. the l. a. times writes, the way vin scully called a baseball game, it felt like bumping into an old friend. there were stories to tell, and memories to share. his soothing voice as good as green grass and warm breezes on a sunday afternoon.
nbc's miguel -- takes a look back on his life and legacy. >> it's time for dodger baseball! >> with those easy words and his unmistakable voice, vin scully cemented a legacy as legendary as those of the players he called. >> slow curveball. see you later! >> armed with a mastery of the game, and the grace of a folksy friend, scully brought the field to life during his 67 year career. >> there is 29,000 people in the ballpark. >> as the dodgers play-by-play went, he marked american history. [inaudible] when hank aaron smashed babe ruth's home on record. >> a black man is getting a standing ovation in the deep south! >> more than a decade later -- >> look who's coming up. >> when an injured, kirk gibson
gave the dodgers a walk-off world series gave women. he had a -- only he could coin. >> in a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened! >> born in the bronx in 1927, the slender redhead first began calling games for the brooklyn dodgers at 22. when he retired in 2016, he was awarded the medal of freedom. >> i needed you far more than you needed me. >> though vin scully never played for the dodgers, he was the face of a franchise who left the field with the grace of a legend. >> at the old ball game! ♪ ♪ ♪ >> miguel --, nbc news, los angeles. >> an impressive life, and career, that will not be forgotten. and on that note, i wish you all a very good night! from all of our colleagues across the networks of nbc news, thanks for staying up late with us. i will see you at the end of
tomorrow. tonight, on all in. what is the message that can said to the rest the country? tonight >> don't mess with us. >> a big night in kansas since political shockwaves across the nation, as voters overwhelmingly turnout for abortion rights. >> last, night the people of kansas sent a message as clear as any i've ever seen in politics. >> tonight, what's the hold turnout and decisive win means for democrats in the midterms stacey abrams will be might. asked none, new reports trump's top white house lawyers both subpoena by the department of justice over generous except, plus -- >>, mistaken -- >> you know a perjury, is right?
>> alex jones and his misinformation factory, facing justice for his sandy hook lies. >> you must tell the truth while you testify. this is not your show. >> when all in starts. right now. >> good evening from washington d. c.. i'm mehdi hasan, in for chris hayes. do you know the last time kansas went democratic in a presidential election? it was 1964, when lyndon b. johnson carried 44 out of 50 states, plus the district of columbia. since then, a republican has won the state of kansas every four years for the last 54 years. in 2016, donald trump won kansas by 20 points. less than two years ago in 2020, he won by nearly 15 points. kansas is a red, red state, and yet last night, we saw a huge win for liberals in kansas. voters resoundingly rejected an amendment removing