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Mar 17, 2023Liked by Ari Melber

Congratulations on your increased viewership! You are growing, Ari, because people are hungry for factual information. You work hard to give us that, and we respond to you by watching.

Here’s what I think about Tacopina’s defense of Trump. Have you seen Trump lately? His weariness tells me that HE knows Tacopina doesn’t have a defense. It was evidenced by his attacks on the “justice system” and “Cohen being a convicted liar and having a credibility problem.” It is a repeated phrase by legal analysts and commentators about Michael Cohen. However, but for Cohen’s testimony in the congressional hearing (2018), there would be no New York cases against Trump for anything, I believe. The legal community questioned if Cohen would flip; once he flipped and went to jail, he now, has no credibility. Well, prosecutors don’t flip the innocents, they flip accomplices, co-conspirators, and yes--Criminals! Ask Weisselberg!

Further, Democrats keep worrying about the country “becoming” devided, should Trump be charged. Only Democrats speak to such fear; Republicans only mention it to stroke that fear. It suggests a hesitancy and feebleness, in pursuing justice.

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Thank you, and thanks for reading!

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Hi Diva. What wonderful words. You always have such wonderful insights on all current events. You should start a "Diva speaks for all of us" newsletter.😆

Have a safe and blessed weekend my friend.Till next time.🙏🤭❤️

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Hello, V! You are so kind! Politics and social events were fiercely discussed in my family. Recall, I shared that we had to read major events stories, give a synopsis of the story, before my father gave us the comic strips. I once met our current HHS Secretary, when he was still in congress. He was introducing himself and said, you don’t know me—I interrupted him, called him by name and told him where his district was located. He was shocked! He was an asset to Democrats. People who work hard and are interesting, I read about them, to get a feel for who they are. As much as I enjoy interacting in this setting, I wouldn’t dare take on such a role of doing a newsletter. Don’t know how Ari does it—all the interviews, The Beat show, and social/political events. WHEW! I’m tired!🥱😥😴😂. Enjoy your weekend! 💚🙏🏽

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I enjoy also what you have to say!! You pretty much echo my thoughts! I find comfort in what you have to say in that I am not alone thinking the same thing

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Thanks Nancy and Diane. I, too, enjoy reading what you guys have to say. I think we all fall along the same spectrum. Rachel had a blog years ago, manned by her producer, Steve Benen. Was sad when it went away. And yes, Ari (and a few others) brings sanity to their stories. I must say, Nicolle Wallace won me over—didn’t trust her, at first, coming from that Bush/Rove administration, but she impressed me, when I was watching The View. She is my voice on her show-asks all the right questions and isn’t afraid to challenge and to push back against the power, legal guys or whomever! I’m glad to be part of this “Beat” family!😂❤️

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Same here with Nicole... my first major dive into politics was the Hanging Chad. I was actually quite upset that our President was “not very smart”. I stood in line for 4 hours to vote against him. When that election was such a mess I swore I would be much more informed. I was informed but not nearly enough. When “hell froze over” in 2016, I joined Twitter. I got so much more involved. I did not trust Nicole because of where she stood - in the Repugnant party line. I finally listened one day and realized she was not a tRUMP fan. Now I enjoy her show. Before going to streaming I waited for Rachel & loved her show. That is why I was there when The Beat started. I was a fan girl from the first show - A show that made me think, a super cool Ari Melber as host and MUSIC. I have listened, watched and learned. Now I can add that I have “met” a lot of intelligent, caring and wise people who share my love of The Beat!

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Hello Olddiva,

So wonderful to read about your dad's strategy of letting you read and summarize major events before having access to the comic strips. Agree with V that you always have wonderful insights! 💯❤️

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Hi S.R., was gone much of the day and came back cramping, I walked so much…Yes, I appreciate those teachings now. My father was emphatic about knowing the argument, before you spoke, and if you spoke, you’d better know the facts. My mother’s motto was, “Read the fine print.” As kids, we’d actually look for that phrase or italicized writing. My mom explained, it means, always LISTEN for what is NOT being said…My busy day today and an outing tomorrow have me behind in reading the comments. Glad I could touch bases with you. And appreciate the compliment. 💛 n 💐

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Hello Olddiva,

Your mom was a wise woman indeed: "always LISTEN for what is NOT being said" -- Yes! 👏🏾 Reminds me of some TV ads in which the "spoken fine print" is almost longer than the info on the product itself (meds, for example). 😊 Enjoy your busy days! Here's hoping you get some "down time" afterwards, with a glass of your fav wine and reading material. 🍷🧻

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Yes!! Hey there V! Ms Diva does put things so well doesn’t she 😉 I OFTEN feel like we are guests on The Beat. Ari the people who want you to “change” are not right. You are YOU and perfectly you!

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Oh, my, V., did you watch The Beat, yet? My jaw is still on the floor.😳🥺

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Mar 21, 2023·edited Mar 23, 2023

Hi Diva!!! I'm so glad I heard my notification today. I've been having problems with my tablet.

Yes I watched the amazing 3 hours yesterday of the Beat too.😊I swear thiese 'attorneys" are so ready to put their reputations on the line for this traitor. It boggles my mind. But Ari did a masterful job on him. Did you notice his hands shaking while he was trying to come up with an answer? How are you? I started reading the conversation with you and Pamela, it's no wonder we all get along.. We all have alot in common. I so understand your mom. I was an only child too. My parents thought they couldn't have children, so when I was born I was their miracle child. They were very overprotective of me. So I was very sheltered. I didn't leave home until I got married. I too have a very close relationship with my children. But I was a bit too lenient with them. They turned out ok😂

I love how your dad made you read the newspaper and write a synopsis before you got the comics section. That explains why your so good with your words.👍

It was great "talking" to you. Have a great evening, we shall see what tomorrow brings.🙏💗😊

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You and Pamela: spoiled brats😂. It was if she were an only child…I wondered if you’d caught yesterday’s 3 hour show? Glad you did. You don’t have to wonder what’s going on in Trump’s camp. Just measure the desperation of his attorneys—they’re getting worse, each outing! Enjoy your week! Mine is rainey.

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A lot of people at school that lived on the outside of our little town thought I was an only child! My sisters practically raised me - Mother blamed me being left handed for her not teaching me to sew, cook or anything else!! (She had thought she was done til I came along!!) 😂

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Mar 23, 2023·edited Mar 23, 2023

Hello ladies... Love reading your conversations. I feel like I'm eavesdropping. But it's nice to get to know each other.

Yes, I guess I was a bit spoiled. But my dad was very strict, so I knew not to get in trouble. Good night, sleep well!!! We shall see what tomorrow brings.🙏😊💗

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Ms Diva - first I need to thank you for this round of rain. I love rain, it may not love me back but we get SO much sun & heat that a rainy day is wonderful! 🥹

I just saw a different version of Attorney Taco! He didn’t have Kramer hair AND was saying something completely different. He was not yelling or trying to grab someone else’s paperwork!

No matter the lie - THERE IS ALWAYS A VIDEO!!

Have a wonderful evening Ms D!

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😂Always wonder what their significant others say, especially their kids…Enjoy your evening, as well, Pamela!

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BTW V - I enjoy instrumental & easy listening here and there too - I don’t think I have a dislike for any music. I like it all 😊

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Mar 28, 2023·edited Mar 28, 2023

Pamela, there was one genre to which I could never adjust: Heavy Metal! That was the loudest, annoying, most useless sound ever heard! They play a lot of old music, I don’t hear that one. Don’t think anybody wants to revisit that era.😳😩🥴😂…Hope your appointments were all OK🙏🏽…Until next time…

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Hope you have a wonderful night Ns Diva ☺️❤️

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Well I will check out your artists now. I am a blues girl at heart but now & then I need a little bit of “other” music. Thanks for new peeps I can look for online!! Happy Monday Ms Diva - dr appointments all day today. Oh joy 😂

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Mornin’ Pamela! Listened to Leela and Ms Rae-liked both. Never heard of them. I’m just out of the loop. A lunch outing on yesterday, turned into a 5 hour ordeal. Was dragging, by the time I got home. Read your exchanges from yesterday: Things that makes you go, Hmmm!😂. Great responses! Wish you well on your appointments, and a Happy Monday to you🙏🏽💛

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Mornin Ms Diva! I happened to hear Corrine Bailey Rae on Saturday night live a few years ago & was a fan! She has some stuff I don’t like as well but her song Enchantment is hauntingly beautiful. I found Leela on CB Rae radio on Pandora. There are known artists with a spattering of new talent. If I find an artist I will follow them more closely.

Thanks for your well wishes- I’m a bit nervous on one but the rest are just routine.

Oh on my conversations - I tried as some days it is just a need for being heard but I think this is the need to be in agreement! 😂 good day to you dear Ms Diva

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😂😂😂❤️

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Well ladies I decided to relax change up the tunes - and change my mood- I have Corrine Bailey Rae & India Arie, Leela James. Samara Joy - who do y’all listen to when step away from the noise for a minute?

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Talk later. At Apple’s iPhone class

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Well, you have been enjoying ‘a’ mood today.😂 Great music!🎼 A couple of those artists, I have no clue—will research them and listen to their sounds. Through Kdrama, I’ve discovered Huh Gak, Ha Hyun Sang; John Park (American). Huh Gak is my favorite, such a fabulous voice! Last Saturday , I attended a KPLAY FEST, searching for music, but only found one CD seller. I was too unfamiliar with the artists she had, and didn’t want to make the drive the next day, when she’d bring the ones I liked.😩 But sometimes, I bring it home to Stevie, Jackie Wilson or Della Reese. Those times, become more about the era, opposed to the singer. This wasn’t supposed to be a busy day, but it was! Here’s to a happy weekend, that you have already started!😂💛🎼

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Hey Diva..I need to go to one of those classes. So I can fully function with my phone.🤣

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Hi V. I wasn’t being smart or proactive. I changed my Internet provider, started to see different verbiage, couldn’t remove; was trying to donate to ACLU and the whole thing just went kaput—HELLLP! All was okay! While there, informed of the class, so thought I could benefit. Really did learn some workings of the phone for easier access and maneuvers. Don’t know your location, nor your sensitivities to weather, but I needed a jacket! Was very cold—for me! Have a great week💛🙏🏽

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Hi Pamela 🖐 I'm a little late to your question. But on the weekends I avoid the news. Our cable provider has Music Choice channels. My go to is Easy Listening instrumental music. Some of the other channels have songs from the 60s 70s 80s, 90s and other genres. So I alternate somtimes.. I have soundtrack CDs from movies, and .musical theater . So I will play some of those too. Hope your doctor's appointments. Went well. Good night!!!🙏🤗❤️

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Hi V! Nice to see you. I have different music for different moods. I got really great news today from my doctor so either more upbeat or low down dirty beat tonight! 😂 I also do classic rock to feel better - I makes you get up & dance. To me late 60s to end of the 70s music was awesome. There was more inclusivity….which makes my really dislike the way boooks are being banned And I am quite sure music, dancing and anything fun will die in Florida! On that upbeat note I will go drink my pretend champagne 🥂 and say I am freakin heart healthy!!!

Have a beautiful blessed evening V!

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🎹💃🎶🤼‍♂️🎼🎤🤗

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My bio for the week 👊 keep going kiddo!

BIues & Rock - From BB to ZZ The beat goes on - Congrats to Ari for 30!

Hope Springs Eternal ❤️

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Not ZZ Hill?! OMG! Was one of my favorites! Rock on!😂😂😂

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Weeelllll it is BB king to ZZ Topp 😂

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I posted on your comment from today - only saw half headed back in to see the rest! 😂

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Enjoy!

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💛Blessings

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I do monthly- it gives you options once you hit subscribe button 😊

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YW

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Also you are correct…. I have been watching The Beat and other than that I try not to over listen, but can’t help but feel that rumbling - maybe not as big as 6 but maybe hard core. Hopefully people will talk & they get them before it is too bad.

But why do you say it had to happen?

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You are right. The country is already divided. I doubt if it could get more divided. I think there is a possibility that it will be less divided if Trump is proven guilty of crimes in a court of law with a verdict from a jury.

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Hi David S.! I agree, the country has some issues, but I’m not one who believes the country is that divided. You know who else believe that? Republicans! That’s why they come with all the fear tactics. Generally, the country is aligned about healthcare, the environment, standards of living, veterans care, education, etc. But when one is repeatedly told, they are victims when those provisions are provided to “others,” then blinded anger and divisions are created.

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Hey Ms Diva did you happen to hear about the white powder that was sent to Bragg’s office? The Mango Mussolini was threatening him yesterday on line - WTF is WRONG with these people?!

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He started after midnight saying, “potential death and destruction,” if charged in the NY case. That’s a threat that should have gotten him arrested, along with the (bat) picture; however, Bragg should just wait until he’s arrested and pile up all the charges…So glad his aides must now testify!

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BTW- we do need respect for the country & Decent people need to replace all of the KKK, Proud Boys, and all of those Hate Groups in government now. They will do ANYTHING to stay in government. I think I’ve said it often - but it does make me sad. I may not have liked Repugs before & their greed, but I did not doubt they loved the country. Now? I realized recently that many have been that way for a long time - tRUMP just let it out. It is the racism, fear mongering, sexism and greed he made okay. They either sold their souls or just have nothing inside but dollar signs!

As much as he hasn’t surprised me, but the rest have. Maybe we should all protest- everyone 😂 I would be really bad at a sit in! HEAVY SIGH....

Have a good night Ms Diva! ❤️

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Mar 25, 2023·edited Mar 25, 2023

These guys are not new. What we’re witnessing are a confluence of events: Gerrymandering, FOX NEWS—with copycats, unregulated social media, loss of generalized respect for mankind, and a major breakdown of statesmanship and systems. Gerrymandering and election manipulations, have put all the low information voters, anti-government groups, and those against social progression, into the same political arena. Thus, creating a power base. The intention was to control THEM! Recognizing their power, THEY flipped the script. The above, weakened the structure, in place to thwart what we’re seeing today. The worst, has been The Supreme Court! Have a great weekend, Pamela! Goodnight 🙏🏽❤️

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Yes!! The picture with the bat 🤦‍♀️ but when Kathy G had a fake head that looked like him she got into a LOT of trouble - he is using terroristic threats! Or it SHOULD BE!

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Kathy was in trouble, as she should have been, I thought! At some point, we have to get back to respecting the office. A friend and I used to have these disagreements about ‘W.’ That said, Fox spearheaded that attack, and as always, it became, take down a Democratic celebrity vs the offense.

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Hi Carol, Wiki reports Dad (93), Mom (88); however, he is looking a mess and we want him around longer for justice—at least, I do.

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Yes Ms Diva!! Definitely want him to pay for what he did to this country & then all his minions too.

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We got him

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I wish this thing would go to the comment! I know it will take a long time & if he has anything else that can make it long - while he his fighting it, the next indictments will drop!! I swear I want his evil ass is put in STATE Prison- not Club Fed!!

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He will definitely go to a federal prison, at some point, with all the other cases. Moreover, he will finally admit to medical conditions, to get a better facility.

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Oh lord I hope not - but if I remember correctly either Mom or Dad had dementia.... he may be headed down that road - he has treated the country like it is his own playground- and only he can make up the rules. Because he is so ignorant of anything that is not about him - he is even more dangerous. He is one of the lowest life forms ever. He stands for nothing, he doesn’t care who gets hurt, as long as it is not him. Even Eric has been smart enough lately to not get involved. DJ? Just as empty and pathetic as his dad. If we yell loud enough and act offended then the base believes us.

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Increased Viewership... that is what the beginning of this entire newsletter. Please have the courtesy to just Stop It. Please just Stop it. As I said if you cannot have a real conversation with me or anyone else whatever you’re selling no one is buying it. I have spoken my piece and I have been far more respectful than you have been to people who are my friends. Thanks for your concern but Ari & The Beat are just fine... Goodbye dear

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Quite honestly: There are far more pressing issues compared to Ari’s wardrobe. He is comfortable in his own skin, whether anyone likes what he wears or not. If you would come and discuss the topics, I’m sure people would be happy to chat with you. When someone challenges you or disagrees, the last thing you should do is call them names, or say something hateful about how, when & where they live.

Ari is, it seems, plenty occupied and not a lot of free time plus he has a LOT of viewers everywhere. He has taken us to the Grammys! He has spoken to many people that can fix or ruin our lives with the stroke of a pen. He gives us the TRUTH and that is a hell of a lot more important than what he may or may not wear.

Other people are not rude .. I have found most people here are here to know more about what happens in government.

So for your sake, Ari’s sake and other readers.

Join a discussion - not to yell, not to talk about what Anyone is wearing, but to have a meaningful conversation with others.

I do notice what people wear, but if I think something is wrong I will speak with them directly and privately, not by being disrespectful and discussing it in a large public space.

If you have something to add the conversation, please do so just don’t make it about what anyone is wearing.

You seem to have a good vocabulary so use - on the right areas. I

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Mar 17, 2023Liked by Ari Melber

Ari is a MUST WATCH! Love his quick smart wit and smoothness with guests that NO ONE else gets! Also love when he throws in the occasional rap lyrics. Keep going strong Ari Sir!

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You mean, Sir Ari.

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🤗😅

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I watch "The Beat with Ari Melber" almost daily, he is utterly brilliant. I live in Glasgow, Scotland. Only thing I dislike is the stupid rap.

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Rap is an acquired taste!! It's not my favorite genre of music but I'm learning to pay attention to it because of Ari bringing it to the forefront--the dialogue is real and insightful into what's going on today--so I became a fan--I think what I didn't care for about rap was it was to sing songy to me--I now have a greater respect for what the artist is trying to tell us--welcome to the Beat!! You're in good hands

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Mar 24, 2023·edited Mar 26, 2023

Hey Brit,. The rap/hip hop genre wasn't my cup of tea. But after over 5 years of watching Ari use the lyrics to make a point, I have warmed up to it. At first I would only read through the lyrics, because I simply didn't care for the music. But I have listen to few performances, and I actually understood the message of the song.

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I’m no expert here, but this is how an expert trial attorney conducts himself? His reaching to take the evidence out of your hands says plenty. Once again, you handled a questionable figure masterfully. Thanks to your razor sharp interview skills with Navarro, the Jan 6 committee had important incriminating evidence in their hands. Does the DA’s office have any new incriminating evidence to use now? And it’s because of this type of reporting, along with everything else you bring to the table that you have so many viewers across all media! We all appreciate YOU!!

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Mar 17, 2023Liked by Ari Melber

Hi Ari nice interview with Tapaconi but he didn’t do his client any favours flip flopping he didn’t lie but he didn’t tell the truth and it’s not a lie if your protecting your interests, I’m the furthest thing from a lawyer and even I know you don’t do a live interview unless your sure of the outcome and especially if your doing it with Ari Melber, anyway I enjoyed how you put him in his place. P.S please let us know if he’s fired.😂

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Of course he is a criminal. Anyone who pays attention knows this. Why we are all still waiting for justice is criminal as well. The Trump lawyer is a joke and he came across as a true gibroni as far as I could tell. Where does he find "dees" guys? He was aggressive and shows his ignorance when he says " I believe in him" Really? Then you just crawled out from under a rock. But it was an exclusive event Ari and I'm so glad I didn't miss it. Nice job!!

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Gayle, I hate to tell you this, but Tacopina has been around for years. In the early 2000s, he was on tv frequently. He’s a high-power lawyer and is great at what he does. I think he’s doing it as a favor, probably due to friendship (just my take when I saw him). He presents in a thuggish fashion--it’s who he is. But in this case, he’s up a tree! Hopefully, no one gives Joe an opening, or Trump will walk!

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Yes, after I wrote this I looked him up and saw some of the others that he had represented, including JayZ and Kimberly Guilfoyle. There's a contradiction in terms, right? But he came across as a thug and he may be great as he has won lots of cases, but he has a loser for a client in this one.

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😂😂😂Totally agree!

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Mar 17, 2023Liked by Ari Melber

Tacopina has to know that Trump is all about lying, and I think that's perfectly okay with Tacopina. It would be nice if your interview would be used as evidence against Trump. Tacopina and Trump. Both awful!

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Mar 17, 2023·edited Mar 17, 2023

Hi Ari, Good evening and Happy Fri-YAY!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, the only day that we allowed to be Irish ☘️😃

First, congratulations on your continued success in your TV ratings…I love your show and I always tune in…I even listen to The Beat’s podcast.

Second, excellent interview with Trump’s defense lawyer. You were so awesome👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

In my opinion, I think that there’s more to this “hush money”…covering illegal activity and/ or crime up?🤷🏽‍♀️ “If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck”.

Also Tacopina blaming the previous Trump’s lawyer (Cohen) is so lame.

What did you think of Mr. Tacopina’s defense of Trump?

Tacopina did not defend Trump, he came to your show and just jumped around your questions and presented Trump as a victim which he is clearly not. How come everyone in Trump’s circle has been indicted, convicted and/ or went to jail? Trump is a saint? Ha!

He might be the former U.S. President and his potential indictment is going to be unprecedented but who cares? Trump has been committing crimes for decades.

Trump must be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law.

And we will see what happens…

Have a nice weekend, Ari😃😃😃

Keep going and soaring higher and higher 😃😃😃

Cheers🍾🥂

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Yes, Ms O, he did play hopscotch with the questions. Tacopina knows who Trump is and what he does. I just wish they’d stop talking about a potential indictment and await for the hammer to fall. I stayed close to the tv today, because some had predicted today was the day. Celebration denied!...HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY to you!🍀💚

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Hey Ms Diva - here’s me late to the party again!! Amen sister! Tired of hearing the HEADLINE that has no “sauce”. It might happen today! Maybe tomorrow- what about Friday?! Sometimes in such a rush to be “first” the substance is missing. I don’t watch something because they are first on the scene. I don’t read a book by someone that mentions it 20 times in an interview either. I want facts & reality not spin. The Beat has lots of reality & no need for spin!

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…Been wondering, what’s going on with Pamela—late to the party…again😂. Same here, re: books I purchase. And don’t you just loathe, “The American people don’t understand,” or something that questions our intellect or awareness. The other day it was Miles Taylor, former advisor to Trump. I said, “Knucklehead, we understand more than you, because we would not have considered a job into that administration.”

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I’m willing to bet tRUMP calls his attorney Tapioca?!?

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Hey Ms Diva - or any of y’all that may be around - are y’all watching this BS Costello is spewing? And at the last minute.... what an effing circus as ALWAYS with the Orange Clown... 🤦‍♀️

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Some of us were. Ari did three hrs today-covered Nicolle. Great viewing! I’m still amazed by these highly educated folks who venture into stupid land for Trump! AMAZING!

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Greetings my Beatnik Sister 🙏!

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Very well said Sandra O!! 😉

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Ari - you are amazing! I have only said that to one other person and in a different context, so you are in a very exclusive club! What you did to Tacopina should go down in history as a class video for all future law students -- as an example of what a serious Defense Attorney should NOT be.

I would imagine he's in it for what he hopes will be a giant payoff... good luck there! I cannot believe that if he represents trump in court that he would win his case. And, I cannot help but believe he was scraping the sludge off the bottom of the barrel in referencing a "confidentiality agreement" relative to the reporter asking trump about Stormy-gate, and the "No" answer, simply trying to justify trump's obvious lie. It may have been a "legal" answer to your question, but it sure sounded sleezy to me. I guess I'm accustomed to your straight-forward outlining of the fact /evidence that the rest of us have to deal with. About all I can say further is that if it is in fact a "Gemini" tatoo on Tacopina's right arm/wrist, it fits - he's a fast talker to say the least, and Gemini is the sign of communication. His problem is that communication is a two way street.

And, Ari, you knew when to shut him down. If you were a matador, there would be a very dead bull at your feet! Bravo!!

(It's Fallback Friday... gonna lose the tie?)

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Excellent!! The dead Bull! 😂

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Never mind win case gets paid Trump doesn't pay employees

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Mar 17, 2023Liked by Ari Melber

I thought Tacopina's "defense" is pretty thin gruel and kind of grasping at straws (if not pieces of paper). One of the things Trump lawyers seem to have in common is that very little of what they say makes any sense, but that's just my simple-minded opinion. Juries and judges may well have the last word on that.

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Bada-bing Bada-boom! Hey Joe, why you grabbin' for that paper in Ari's hand? You really did "draw blood" from Trump's new pit bull barrister in your usual, masterful way. Just like Peter Navarro's "moment" on your show, you draw these guys out by giving them just enough rope to hang themselves. Amazing job! And congrats that "The Beat" outranked everything else on MSNBC to take top honors. Well deserved!

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Yes. I thought the same. Peter and Joe , Blow and spew nonsense.

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I thought Trumps lawyer was talking pretty fast and that always makes me wonder if people are lying when they do that. Many of the republicans that were involved in some way with the 1/6 plot are fast talkers as well.

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Congratulations, you tore him apart. I liked it so much that I have it playing on a loop.

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That interview you did,Ari, is already going down in journalistic history. You make your show so interesting and exciting to watch. Can’t wait for Fallback Friday!

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Didn't think much of Joe's defense/admission of Trump's lie!!!And, your interview was referenced in an article in today's NYT. GOOD FOR YOU. HAPPY FALL BACK FRIDAY and St Patrick's Day

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Hello Ari,

To paraphrase Biggie somewhat: "Now [you] in the limelight 'cause [you] rhyme tight/ Time to get paid, blow up like the World Trade." CONGRATS on *beating* an almost 30-year history! You and your team are doing your thing, and so many of us are grateful for the work you all do day in day out to keep us informed (and to also help us keep from losing our damn minds at times! lol 😩).

One of the things I've noticed is that you and The Beat team do not limit yourselves to just traditional mediums, but have also extended your reach to such things as YouTube, Tik Tok, Twitter etc. etc. Y'all put in the work! 👏🏾 #hardworkpaysoff.

Also, tRump's attorney has certainly become a punch line. Colbert had me cracking up; wonder what SNL will do? 🤔 Ha! So a lie is not a lie if it's not under oath and/or if it is done in the name of preserving a confidential settlement agreement??? Ohhh-kayyyyyyyyy then. As a lawyer, I expect he would know better than that; but, I'm no lawyer so what do I know? 🤷🏾‍♀️

Again, CONGRATS and keep up the good work!

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Hiya! I've been waiting for SNL to do Ari, and here is their big chance 😂

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Absolutely! lolol

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What a perfect idea for SNL.

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Mar 17, 2023·edited Mar 18, 2023

CONGRATULATIONS ARI!!!! The Beat has obviously become the program we as viewers have come to feel is fair and accurate reporting. Thank you for allowing the other side to try and plead their case. Yes, every time you have a rght wing mouthpiece, I tend to cringe, but you are ready with your receipts, and your interviews become must see TV. Your interview with Tacopina was no exception. He was so arrogant and tried his best to muddy the evidence waters. His flip floppy answers were so ridiculous. But his viral childish behavior was epic. We were laughing out loud, and could not believe he was actually trying to snatch your "receipts " away from you. 😅

Keep up the good job, thanks again for all you do to keep your audience well informed. We are ready for next week, and beyond.

Have a blessed and safe weekend!!!🙏🤗❤️

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Well stated, V! Seemingly, the closer it gets to him being charged, the posse (whatever the flavor at the time) becomes unhinged! I’ve never seen anyone grab at the host’s documents or interview material, as Tacopina. I still want Stephen Miller to be investigated for what he did to those families crossing the southern border. And to hear recently that some were found in the Midwest doing slave labor-12 yrs old? I said from the beginning, that’s what that administration was doing. My prayer is that those kids are found and people are held accountable. Blessings and Peace, my friend!💙

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Blessings be for those families Ms Diva - Miller is probably the most heinous of all of tRumps disciples.... and that is saying a LOT. If you look at Miller he looks like the vulture that he is! It seems he could give the Orange man a run for his money in the empty vessel category. Not just ripping babies away from their parents, some literally, but not even asking their names or taking even a tiny bit of information. How much damage did they do to a whole generation of children. Vile & Evil - same letters twisted around spell the same thing.

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😂😂😂Agree, he does appear strange. Remember, his deeds were so bad, his uncle disowned him. Don’t ever believe they don’t have the information. Recall, they were loading kids on buses in the middle of the night, sending them to who knows where. Until someone shows me something different, I believe some were sold into trafficking, Slave labor and adoption. My preferences for attorney general were Kamala or Warren. Such matters would have been examined and charged by now. I am a believer that people pay for their misdeeds/crimes.

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My original ticket was Warren & Kamala or Vice versa-

While we are talking about government- the Supreme Court needs an overhaul! They are no longer supporting the LAW.

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The Republican SCOTUS are ALL Federalist ACTIVISTS! You’ve heard me say this before, the worst is Roberts, because he’s a snake. At least the others let you know who they are (except for their hearings).🙄

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Hi V,

GOT HIM!🤸🏾‍♂️🤸🏾‍♂️🤸🏾‍♂️🤸🏾‍♂️🤸🏾‍♂️😂😄🤣

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HI Diva!!!! OMG!!!! FINALLY!!!!🙂🙂🙂👍👍👍🙏🙏🙏

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