The looming showdowns

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Guests: Howard Fineman, Victoria Bassetti

For several hours on Monday we didn’t know if Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein was going to be fired, if he had resigned or something else. This was after a story in the New York Times claiming he had suggested secretly taping President Trump. They are planning to meet on Thursday, the same day that Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford will be questioned before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Today, we’ll parse out this dizzying barrage of news with NBC contributor HOWARD FINEMAN, and Brennan Center for Justice Fellow VICTORIA BASSETTI.

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