On the Very Last Word, MSNBC’s Joy Reid and Ari Melber try to parse the House GOP debacle Thursday night when Republicans could not get enough votes to pass their ‘Plan B” fiscal cliff legislation. Also, Ari Melber learns how to operate a camera jib.
Very Last Word: Boehner Shambles
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