Harris: Congress Has Failed ‘To Have The Courage To Act. It’s Pathetic’ | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC


Sen. Kamala Harris discusses the school shooting in Santa Clarita, California and the state of gun legislation in congress with Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle. On the lack of movement, Harris says that "There has been a failure of the United States Congress to have the courage to act. It is pathetic! … We need to act! This is outrageous! It's predictable!" Aired on 11/14/19.
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Harris: Congress Has Failed ‘To Have The Courage To Act. It’s Pathetic’ | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

65 Comments on "Harris: Congress Has Failed ‘To Have The Courage To Act. It’s Pathetic’ | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC"

  1. Moscow Mitch’s inaction has deadly consequences! 😢😢😢

  2. Mitch McConnell is pathetic

  3. I am tired of hearing “thoughts & prayers” …They do not protect our children…The clock keeps ticking & more & more children are Murdered & injured. Children should never be asked to endure this tragedy so the 2nd amendment can be upheld. I’m not saying get rid of ALL guns…just get tougher…No one needs a semi-automatic weapon to go hunting or protect their family. We need real strong background checks at a minimum….Arming teachers is no solution. They’re not paid to be an armed guard…they’re there to teach. Lets get real & get some REAL gun control…forget about ‘thoughts & prayers.

    • @Jim AItruist I am NOT against the Constitution… The 2nd amendment should be altered to reflect on current situations.
      I’m tired of you 2nd amendmenters twisting peoples words & defending something that obviously needs to be looked at & altered in some ways…That’s what America is all about…
      There are too many baby killers out there with un-necessary semi-automatics& killing too many innocent people.

    • Then why do police deserve semi autos?

    • Art Lyons, You going to ban hardware stores too?
      Because the newest firearms technology dates to 1944. Forget 3D printers you authoritarians will have to control hammers, saws, and drills.

    • Lol Im so confused. You say “Im not saying get rid of all guns” yet right after you say “no one needs a semi automatic weapon”. So you are for gun confiscation? cause 90% of guns in america are semi. Your argument is contradictory.

    • 7318ify, Just accept that ignorance, inconsistency, and authoritarianism is a feature with the victim disarmament crowd.

  4. The owner of the gun used HAS to be arrested! You HAVE to be in control of your firearms at all times!! If your kid gets a hold of your gun You Are Liable!!

    • @BigMug Bob What is “safely storing” when it comes to firearms?

    • Councilman Les Wynan | November 14, 2019 at 7:17 PM | Reply

      BigMug Bob “No, just for guns”
      Careful, your bias is showing

    • Monique Lestine | November 14, 2019 at 7:46 PM | Reply

      @BigMug Bob To gun grabbers like yourself, a safe gun is a gun that is locked away as though it was gold!
      To a gun owner who depends on their guns for personal safety and defense of liberty, a gun you don’t have quick access to, is useless and therefore dangerous to the owner. So what is safe storage in your “opinion”??

    • @Monique Lestine I got 4 rifles in a Browning cabinet, locked away. I’m not worried about a Russian invasion.
      It’s on you if your gun ends up in a shooting spree.

    • Monique Lestine | November 14, 2019 at 8:24 PM | Reply

      @BigMug Bob _”What is your address? I could use a few more rifles”_ is what I would be asking if I were a criminal.
      Your guns are more dangerous than mine buddy.

  5. chimpakawanzelu | November 14, 2019 at 4:49 PM | Reply

    thoughts and prayers… yawn.

  6. Pineapple Abdi | November 14, 2019 at 4:49 PM | Reply

    all these kids getting killed at schools on almost a day to day bases is so sad.
    Watching from Canada

    • 2bRealist No it means the current gun laws aren’t enough

    • @Uh Cold If so, than why is it those states with the most gun laws have more crime, and those with the most gun rights have less crime??

    • 2bRealist More isn’t always better in the sense it’s about context as there should be stronger restrictions not more anti gun laws. America also suffers from lack of accessible mental healthcare facilities and a toxic environment in general for our youth in these uncertain times. It goes beyond the norm as it’s become a cultural issue in America that’s killing our youth that cannot be dealt only with thoughts and prayers if we wish to save lives.

    • @Uh Cold if so, than why is it those states with the STRONGER GUN RESTRICTIONS have more crime, and those with the less or no restrictions have less crime?? O_o

      FYI… more lives are saved by guns each year, than murders using guns. FACT.

      So if you do want to save lives, start with respecting our right to PROTECT OUR LIVES.

      You somehow “honestly” believe that others can protect you better than you can protect yourself. I don’t know who instilled this into you, but in general, this is a very very dangerous practice. If you are a good guy, which I believe that you are.. please realize that removing your, and my ability to protect oneself does NOT make us safer.

  7. Party and money before EVERYTHING☹

  8. Greed over lives. Money over lives. A piece of metal over lives.
    Oh well, the only question now is, who’s next? We can say this with confidence, because Trump, Moscow Mitch and republicans in Congress have made it abundantly clear, that greed, the NRA, and money, is more important than your life and even your kid’s life. So….whose next?  What will be the name of the next school I wonder. Whose kids will be next I wonder? Who will be the next parents to have to bury their child I wonder?

    • Are you sure it doesn’t have to do with American liberty and Constitutional rights?
      Are you sure??

    • @2bRealist Your semi-automatic doesn’t take precedence over a kid’s right to be safe in school. You are truly a sickening excuse for a human being.

    • Dearly Diane the stupidity of your comments cannot be underscored. The kid was only 15 years old. Feckless people that are in power should lose their jobs

    • @Dawn Adriana Excuse me?
      Can you please explain how my rights are killing kids?? O_o
      I have many firearms and not once did any of them shoot at any kid, nor would I ever plan to…. are you nuts!!??

  9. Marcel Charette | November 14, 2019 at 4:51 PM | Reply

    Conservatives and evangelicals, are ghouls.

  10. Mitch McConnell, like every other politician who takes money from big money donors, does not work for the American people they work for those donors.

  11. VOTE Blue!! Blood is on the gop’s hands. They are owned by the gun lobby

    • John O, The Democrat Party is run by rich and power brokering elites just like in 1861.
      Without scum like Bloomberg, and Soros they would be bankrupt. Without trash like Clinton and Pelosi Bernie Sanders would have been your candidate in the last election.

    • David Grover you should probably read more than just the 2nd amendment. And the right’s reading of the 2nd amendment is NUTS

    • John O, The “right’s” reading of the Second amendment is historically and legally correct. You Arms Prohibitionist Vermin are also at odds with the 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th, 13th, and 14th Amendments to start the list.

    • John O it’s a blue state

  12. Enjoy your NRA donations, Mitch. This is on you!

  13. And the republicans are like *Yeah, we’ll continue pack the courts full of racist judges, meanwhile our children are being murdered.*

  14. Marcelo Glenadel | November 14, 2019 at 5:28 PM | Reply

    Simple solution: Remove security guards and metal detectors from the Senate. Massacres take place in schools because they are easy targets. Make the senate as easy a target, wait for the first shooting and see if republicans call just for thoughts and prayers.

  15. Mitch Turtle McConnell is an accessory to thousands and thousands of murders.

  16. *These children should literally storm Washington again. Another Parkland.*

    • Etahn- – I too would love to see them storm Washington but I underestimated the hold that money has over govt & politicians in America  (NZ)

    • I thought I seen David Hogg near the school “So there I was…..).

    • Ethan Pond, You Quislings are outnumbered about 7 to 1 based an real participation.
      Your potential opponents are the most productive and capable of the citizenry.
      Go ahead make their day.

  17. Dragonofblu Productions | November 14, 2019 at 5:52 PM | Reply

    It’s not Congress, Congress is the combined representation of both the House and the Senate. It is solely the Republican controlled SENATE! Change that title.

  18. Elaine Johnson | November 14, 2019 at 6:01 PM | Reply

    Mitch McConnell likes being known as the Grim Reaper. I think we should bring him, the President and every other member of Congress in a gallery and show them the “before” and “after” photos of all the victims!!! Then, at the end of seeing the photos, make them be face to face with the families of those victims to justify what they are doing to prevent it.

    So many other countries have had REAL LEADERS to save people!!! Learn from them!!!

  19. These are the things our country should be focused on and remedied.

    • Strong Mountain Runner | November 14, 2019 at 9:10 PM | Reply


      RATpublicans should do THEIR JOB!!!….. specially MISCOWmitch

    • “Strong” Mountain Runner, Liberty is not for you.
      Leave this place.

  20. Blame is placed squarely on Moscow Mitch’s shoulders! He isn’t doing his job protecting this country! VOTE THIS WORTHLESS TURTLE OUT OF OFFICE!!!

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