Dan Abrams

American lawyer, writer, television executive, entrepreneur Dan Abrams

Dan Abrams is an American television host, legal commentator, web entrepreneur and best-selling author. He is currently Legal Analyst at ABC News Good Morning America (GMA), and a substitute anchor for the network. He formerly served as Chief Legal Analyst for NBC News, as General Manager of MSNBC and as an anchor for that network. He is the host of Investigation Discovery's "Chasing Justice with Dan Abrams.
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Birthday
20 May 1966
home town
New York
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WATCH: Florida school shooter may plead guilty to avoid death penalty
ABC News - 4 days
ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams weighs in on the possibility of Nikolas Cruz pleading guilty if the prosecution takes the death penalty off the table.
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WATCH: This Week 02/18/18: After Florida School Shooting, Students Turn to Activism
ABC News - 6 days
Guests: Pierre Thomas, Brad Garrett, Ted Deutch, Carlos Curbelo, Dan Abrams, Jeh Johnson, Chris Christie, David Hogg, Lauren Hogg, Rebecca Hogg, Christine Leinonen
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WATCH: Trump reportedly demanded Mueller be fired
ABC News - 29 days
ABC News' Jon Karl and Dan Abrams discuss whether President Trump's reported call for the firing of Robert Mueller could be used against Trump in making a case for obstruction of justice.
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WATCH: Special counsel seeking interview with Trump: Sources
ABC News - about 1 month
Plus, ABC News' Jon Karl, Dan Abrams and Meghan McCain discuss new confirmation that Rick Gates has added a veteran lawyer to his defense team, brought in to hold discussions with Robert Mueller's team.
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WATCH: This Week 12/03/17: After Flynn Plea Deal, What's Next in Special Counsel Mueller's Investigation?
ABC News - 3 months
Guest: Michael Mukasey, Dan Abrams, Adam Schiff, Mitch McConnell, Charles Blow, Megan Murphy, Alex Castellanos, Jen Psaki, Christopher Ruddy.
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WATCH: Questions surround first charges in Muller probe
ABC News - 4 months
ABC News' Cecilia Vega, Pierre Thomas, and Dan Abrams report the latest details on the Russia investigation on "This Week."
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WATCH: Inside the new season of 'Live PD'
ABC News - 5 months
ABC News chief legal analyst Dan Abrams takes viewers inside his A&E docuseries for a real-time look at law enforcement.
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WATCH: White House contends with North Korea threats, Russia probe
ABC News - 7 months
ABC News' Matthew Dowd and Dan Abrams analyze Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea and possible implications of the FBI raid of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's home.
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WATCH: Could Trump face an obstruction of justice charge?
ABC News - 9 months
ABC News' chief legal analyst Dan Abrams and political analyst Matthew Dowd discuss the fallout for President Trump after James Comey's testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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WATCH: What to watch in James Comey testimony
ABC News - 9 months
ABC News' legal analyst Dan Abrams and political analyst Matthew Dowd analyze Comey's prepared remarks and what Comey's testimony means for the Trump administration.
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WATCH: White House faces fallout on reported Comey memo
ABC News - 9 months
ABC News' Dan Abrams and Jon Karl report on the legal and political implications of President Trump's alleged request to James Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
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Bill O'Reilly Weathered A Sexual Harassment Scandal Before. This One Is Different.
Huffington Post - 11 months
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WATCH: Next steps for White House staff after Sessions announcement
ABC News - 12 months
ABC News' Jon Karl and Dan Abrams weigh in on how the Trump administration will likely look to move on and the legal implications after a number of lawmakers have accused Sessions of perjury.
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WATCH: Initial Conflicts for President Trump
ABC News - about 1 year
ABC News' Jon Karl, Martha Raddatz and Dan Abrams analyze the battle between the Trump administration and the media, Trump's speech at the CIA and a legal battle ahead for President Trump.
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WATCH: FBI Reviews New Emails Tied to Clinton Email Investigation
ABC News - over 1 year
ABC News' Dan Abrams and Pierre Thomas report the latest details in the FBI's new review of emails related to the Clinton email investigation.
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'Weiner': A Punchline or a Riff on Politicians' Peccadilloes
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Really? Anthony Weiner wants unconditional love. This big baby, as he appears for real in Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg's entertaining documentary Weiner, the former congressman wants to parlay his dick on the Internet and be elected for office. That's the size of it. After having been outed for this offense, Weiner ran for mayor, the occasion for the film. Josh Kriegman used to work for him and had the politician's confidence. By Weiner's side, his wife, the formidable Huma Abedin, aide to Hillary Clinton, grimaces but stands by her man. She is the most compelling reason to take this guy seriously; unrepentant the first time, he does it again. This bizarre self-destruction may belong to the Eliot Spitzer school of politics, but in the Alex Gibney documentary about the New York governor, Client 9, at least he could identify his hubris. Not Anthony Weiner! But still, for this movie, he is a relentless, charismatic star. You see him in action, flag-waving in parades. And, you see ...
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Dan Abrams launches LawNewz website
CNN - about 2 years
No matter the story, Dan Abrams says there is "always a legal angle." That's why Abrams, the chief legal analyst for ABC News and founder of Mediaite, is launching a new site: LawNewz.com.
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Media reluctant to take Trump seriously?
CNN - about 2 years
Mediaite founder Dan Abrams tells Brian Stelter is Donald Trump is the GOP front-runner but too many journalists "still want to treat him like a clown."
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Watch: Why Legal Experts Say Case Against Kayak Murder Suspect May Not Hold
ABC News - over 2 years
Part 4: ABC News Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams says Angelika Graswald's case is "not an easy" one for prosecutors.
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Watch: Parents Charged with Neglect After Letting Their Kids Walk Home Alone
ABC News - almost 3 years
Dan Abrams and Nancy Grace face off about Danielle and Alexandra Meitiv and their "free-range parenting" style.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dan Abrams
    THIRTIES
  • 1997
    Age 30
    Died in 1997.
    After leaving Court TV, Abrams was a general assignment correspondent for NBC News from 1997 to 1999 at which time he was named Chief Legal Correspondent.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1994
    Age 27
    Born in 1994.
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