Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi

Host, MSNBC “Velshi”, Sat/Sun 8-10aET, & "The Last Word" Fri 10pET. I actually AM a Kenyan-born Muslim. Eml pandemic stories/photos/videos to

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Friends, I’ll be coming to you live from Ft. Myers Beach, FL, 10pET @TheLastWord  (then again for @VelshiMSNBC  Sat 8-10aET)

BREAKING: Biden tells fundraiser crowd this is the first time since Cuban missile crisis that “We have a direct threat of the use nuclear weapon, if in fact things continue down the path they are going.” 1/4

The images depict the aftermath: broken houses, buildings, bridges & boats. What they don’t show you: the broken lives - shattered in an instant - of people on the margins, whose homes, jobs, even their own bodies & health, are precarious. Their stories tonight @TheLastWord  10pET

BREAKING: High-level Proud Boys member pleads guilty to Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy charge

“I’m trying to figure out what is Putin’s off ramp? Where does he find a way out? Where does he find himself in a position that he does not not only lose face but lose significant power within Russia?”   2/4

“We have not faced the prospect of Armageddon since Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisi. He’s not joking when he talks about potential use of tactical nuclear weapons or biological or chemical weapons because his military is significantly underperforming.”  3/4

“I don't think there's any such thing as the ability to easily (use) a tactical nuclear weapon and not end up with Armageddon. I didn’t realize how much serious damage the previous administration did to our foreign policy. ” 4/4


BREAKING: in an emergency session this afternoon, Minneapolis City Council will ban chokeholds by police and require officers to intervene anytime they see unauthorized use of force by another officer.

To those who argue there is too much coverage of the war, to the exclusion of important U.S. stories, by morning you will see irrefutable evidence of mass civilian massacres & graves, and what is looking like genocide, the prevention of which should be Americas greatest priority

I’m the one who got hit and I don’t tell the story this much.

The turning point for the west and NATO will come when the sun rises over Kyiv on Sunday, & the war crimes against civilian non-combatants becomes visible to all. There is no more time for prevarication. If “never again” means anything, then this is the time to act.

Early voting in the 2020 has surpassed 21,000,000 people. At this point in the 2016 election, 1,400,000 has cast their ballots. This is what democracy looks like.

Big love to the people of Georgia standing in lines RIGHT now, for hours, to fulfill that most democratic of obligations: voting. It’s hard. It’s tiring. But all of America is watching you right now. Thank you for your commitment to democracy. May we all be follow your example

The claiming of #ProudBoys  by Gay Twitter may be the best thing to happen in 2020.

“I hear people say that Republicans are afraid of Donald – no they’re not. They ARE him,” says @MaryLTrump . They are sticking with the guy who gives them permission “to be their worst selves.” #velshi