MTP NOW Oct. 5 – Pres. Biden visits Fla.; OPEC+ cuts gas production; Republicans stand by Herschel Walker
President Joe Biden visits Ft. Myers, Florida to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The Biden Administration issued concerns of OPEC+’s announcement to cut gas production. Republicans stand by Herschel Walker, Georgia’s GOP Senate nominee, despite reports that he paid for an abortion. Faiz Shakir, Susan Page and Jim Dornan join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable.
MTP NOW Oct. 4 – Bombshell allegations emerge in senate race; North Korea fires missile; Widespread abuse reported in women’s soccer
Abortion is coming to the forefront as a crystallizing issue for the midterms, both for the president and candidates on the campaign trail. The path to recovery is still well underway for hundreds in Florida as Biden plans a visit for tomorrow. Abroad, North Korea is testing Biden’s foreign policy after firing a missile over Japan. Concerns that Vladimir Putin could go nuclear with his threats are looming over the west’s Ukraine strategy. A bombshell report on widespread and systemic abuse in U.S. Women’s Soccer is a flashpoint in a years-long struggle for players.
MTP NOW Oct. 3 – Recovering from Hurricane Ian; Biden in Puerto Rico; NBC News/Telemundo Poll
Search and rescue operations continue in Florida as the death toll from Hurricane Ian reaches 100. A new NBC News/Telemundo poll underscores the diverse nature of the Latino voting bloc. Former President Trump fuels the use of violent political rhetoric on the midterm trail. The Supreme Court begins a new session as trust in the judiciary erodes.
Oct. 2 — Sen. Rick Scott, Gov. Roy Cooper and NATO Sec. Gen. Jens Stoltenberg
Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) joins Meet the Press to discuss rescue, recovery and rebuilding after Hurricane Ian. In an exclusive interview, Gov. Roy Cooper (D-N.C.) describes the impact of Ian in his state, plus Democrats’ midterm strategies. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary-General, exclusively joins Meet the Press to discuss the alliance’s response to the possible sabotage of the Nord Stream pipeline and the ongoing war in Ukraine. Stephen Hayes, Susan Page, Symone Sanders-Townsend and Julio Vaqueiro join the Meet the Press roundtable.
MTP NOW Sept. 30 – Hurricane Ian makes landfall for second time; Russia annexes Ukrainian territories
Hurricane Ian makes landfall for a second time in three days in South Carolina as Florida begins the recovery process. Vladimir Putin announced that Russia annexed four Ukrainian territories after phony referendum votes. Stephen Hayes, Eugene Scott and Stephanie Schriock join the Meet the Press NOW roundtable to discuss the midterms and Senate control. Florida communities are assessing the damage and financial impact from Hurricane Ian.