January 6th Committee holds hearing on Trump`s election lies; Second January 6th hearing turns focus to Trump`s false claim that 2020 election was stolen; Senator Warnock on January 6th Committee hearings The special coverage of the January 6th hearings.
RACHEL MADDOW, MSNBC HOST: This is going to do it for us for right now, but I want you to know, we`re all going to have a very busy together. I will see you again tomorrow night at 9:00 Eastern for a rare Tuesday edition of “THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW”. I know.
On Wednesday morning, MSNBC will have special live coverage of the next January 6 hearing. The hearing Wednesday morning starts at 10:00 a.m. Eastern. Wednesday, 8:00 p.m. Eastern, we will all be right back here with another recap of the day`s hearing. We are pledging to do that the night after every one of the daytime hearings. Watch the hearing when it`s live. But come here to stay with us the night after those hearings, starting at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.
We will recap what happened. You will not miss a thing. So much to do.
But, right now, it`s time for “THE LAST WORD WITH LAWRENCE O`DONNELL”.
Good evening, Lawrence.
LAWRENCE O`DONNELL, MSNBC HOST: Good evening, Rachel.
And we have Congressman Adam Schiff here with us tonight. We`re going to ask him your follow-up question about the Georgia investigation. And we have Senator Raphael Warnock. We`ll get his reaction to what he heard today about this state of Georgia in the January 6th hearing.
MADDOW: Go, Lawrence, go.
O`DONNELL: Thank you, Rachel.
MADDOW: Thank you, Lawrence.
O`DONNELL: Thank you.
Well, on the day of the second hearing in this historic series of hearings being held by the House select committee investigating the January 6th attack on the Capitol, the most important words spoken in Washington today were not in the hearing room but at a podium in the Justice Department, when Attorney General Merrick Garland answered the question that I asked Congressman Adam Schiff after the first hearing last week.
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REPORTER: I wanted to ask you whether you had a chance to look at the hearings or watch the hearings on Capitol Hill on the January 6th by the January 6 committee, and if you`ve learned anything perhaps that that could be useful in the department — Justice Department`s work?
MERRICK GARLAND, U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL: So I am watching and I will be watching all the hearings although I may not be able to watch all of it live, but I`ll be sure that I`ll be watching all of it. And I can assure you that the January 6 prosecutors are watching all the hearings as well.
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O`DONNELL: After today`s hearing, Congressman Adam Schiff who will be joining our discussion tonight made it very clear that the attorney general and his January 6th prosecutors are the target audience for the committee`s hearing.
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REP. ADAM SCHIFF (D-CA): The Justice…