Mitch McConnell On Impeachment: We’ll Be In ‘Total Coordination’ With White House | Hardball | MSNBC

 

As the House inches closer to impeaching President Donald Trump, the Senate is preparing for a trial, and Mitch McConnell said that there is no daylight between the Republican jurors and the White House. Aired on 12/13/19.
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Mitch McConnell On Impeachment: We’ll Be In ‘Total Coordination’ With White House | Hardball | MSNBC

73 Comments on "Mitch McConnell On Impeachment: We’ll Be In ‘Total Coordination’ With White House | Hardball | MSNBC"

  1. Sounds like Mitch needs to recuse himself or be in violation of 18 USC 1918 (criminal violation of oath of office). Opps

    • @Andy Smitty great post! I agree with u! Mitch has made america, its democracy and rule of law the greatest laughing stock of the world. Everyone is already laughing at our President, now they get to laugh at our legislators too?? Surely this has got to stop! Come elections, purge all the GOPs cos they wont listen to reason and abide by the Constitution. Americans are reasonable people and they will have no problems electing Trump or Mitch or Jordans or Collins but all these people gotta play fair and by the rules and do justice to the oaths of their public office.

    • Justcallmexbhsx | December 14, 2019 at 12:12 PM | Reply

      @GreensOplenty isn’t that exactly what Hillary Clinton did? Paid for the dossier worked with the Ukrainian government to smear Trump. Such hypocrisy

    • ​@Justcallmexbhsx i assume you mean the steele dossier?
      hypocrisy like not mentioning that that dossier was originally funded by the GOP to get dirt on rivals but oops found dirt on themselves. then GOP stopped paying that company so they asked if dems wanted it.
      you saying americans should have just quit their jobs and be jobless? job. job job.job!
      if your capable of being serious i like to debate things but cant debate people that act like children.

    • @Justcallmexbhsx i know your not a “real” person(your either paid or encouraged by someone else to troll) and got no intention of being serious but…
      mission accomplished you got those WMD’s right?
      tax cuts… your rich now right…that was the talking point for a few days.
      trump/trumps people never had a single meeting with russians except 1 about russian adoptions right?(not 272 known contacts, three known attempts to setup russian back channels, im sure he just stopped trying to get that back channel right?) that was the talking point for awhile
      economy…without the trade war woulda been great since it hasnt stopped going up since obama fixed the bush crash. look at the date when it started going up.
      what other big stuff have dems been “wrong” about lately?

  2. very boring films | December 14, 2019 at 3:22 AM | Reply

    mitch needs to drop dead already.

    • very boring films No doubt. Or, look at Betsy DeVos, for example. A billionaire who could spend all her days on a yacht somewhere, but has made it her work to screw over young college graduates, instead. Or Ben Carson. A former doctor who went from helping patients to screwing over HUD recipients and funneling government loans to Shaun Hannity, so he can own 900 rental properties. The government is being run by sociopaths and the voting base is just as evil.

    • @Vanessa Costa With all this screwing going on, can you explain how they are screwing folks? I surly hope you aren’t referring to “school choice” where less fortunate kids can go to better schools like the white kids.

      As for Sean Hannity. Where was he wrong? Everything Fox said is coming to light and its Fake News who has misled folks for 3 years.

    • Saltponds239 What does your deflection have to do with anything i said, Trumpy Balboa, The Moscow Mule? Ask Betsy about her contempt charge, she’ll fill you in. Right after Hannity is done filling your p-brain with alternative facts. I don’t have to explain anything to you, climb back into your troll hole and wait for the trickle down. Yahoooooooooooo

  3. ma,ma gee's gospel | December 14, 2019 at 3:24 AM | Reply

    So now the turtles out his Shell, And trying too rise holy h*ll, When all those Crooks should be in Jail ! 🐢

    • Ma, Proof would be nice but for democrats hear say will suffice!

    • ma,ma gee's gospel | December 14, 2019 at 3:43 AM | Reply

      @Bud Fudlacker DO YOUR RESEARCH AND, FOLLOW THEIR PATTERNS, AND FIGURE IT OUT FOR YOUR BLIND AND DUMB SELF, IT’S NOT MY JOB TO EDUCATED YOU, IT’S TO MUCH KNOWLEDGE AVAILABLE, FOR THOSE WHO ARE TRULY INTERESTED ! 🤔🙏🏼👍🏻

    • Klaus Van Heusen | December 14, 2019 at 4:09 AM | Reply

      ma,ma gee’s gospel I am sure you have a whole room full of dirty democrat info. And a pamphlet on the repubs.

    • ma,ma gee's gospel | December 14, 2019 at 4:24 AM | Reply

      @Klaus Van Heusen YOU GOT TOO TURN YOUR STORY, A ROUND THE REPUBLICANS ARE THE MOST, MONEY HUNGRY VILE PEOPLE, AND THEY’RE MORE CRIMINALLY INCLINED THAN OTHER PEOPLE, BECAUSE WITH THEIR MONEY THEY THINK, THEIR ABOVE THE LAW, AND THESE BROKE SAD TRUMP SUPPORTERS ARE IN FOR A RUDE AWAKENING ! 😳🙄🙏🏼👍🏻

  4. Patrick Kennedy | December 14, 2019 at 3:24 AM | Reply

    Moscow Mitch basically told ALL Americans that the trial will not be a fair one, and that tRump will be acquitted so no witnesses will be required to appear and testify.

    • Patrick, How does it feel when republicans do the right thing and democrats lose ?

    • I keep hoping that it’s a secret ploy by the gop and they are going to come to their senses about this and flip on Trump to save the gop party once the trial begins.

    • @Hysterical Vines
      When Trump started obstructing and abusing his postion of office.

    • *if you guys wanted a fair trial you should have started by doing a fair investigation…. your hypocrisy is mind numbing*

  5. The ONLY think half the country thinks would be best for Mitch Miconnel is to DROP DEAD.

  6. MoscowMitch doesn’t even try hide anymore his corruption : I have power so f**k it !

    • Merrilou Neigenfind | December 14, 2019 at 1:42 PM | Reply

      @Hysterical Vines Recessions do happen under both parties. However, Republicans win this one. Congratulations.

    • Merrilou Neigenfind | December 14, 2019 at 1:43 PM | Reply

      @Hysterical Vines Ah. Backtracking. What a shock.

    • Hysterical Vines | December 14, 2019 at 1:48 PM | Reply

      Merrilou Neigenfind I admit when I’m wrong, it’s not backtracking Einstein

    • Merrilou Neigenfind | December 14, 2019 at 2:04 PM | Reply

      @Hysterical Vines You didn’t admit it but bragged about being a history major.

    • @Hysterical Vines – NO, NOT REALLY!!! All of this corruption is showing the people of America that the republitard party needs to be voted out of office at ALL levels. tRump has KILLED your party and you are too ignorant to see it.

  7. Seems like the jury has reached a conclusion before the trial. Is that justice? Not in my book.

    • @David Grover WHY DO U BOTHER COMMENTING IF U NEVER EVEN READ THE ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT??? Towards the end of each article, it says “Therefore President Trump, by such conduct, has demonstrated that he will remain a threat to national security and the Constitution if allowed to remain in office, and has acted in a manner grossly incompatible with self-governance and the rule of law. President Trump thus warrants impeachment and trial, removal from office, and disqualification to hold and enjoy any office of honor, trust, or profit under the United States.”

      For Pence to succeed Trump, it means the impeachment WAS successful and therefore, Trump can NEVER hold any public office or position of power and trust. THIS MEANS HE CAN NEVER RUN FOR PRESIDENT AND CANNOT BE REELECTED!

    • John Monk, That specific provision or wording has to pass the House first and leaving it in as such may cost you Dims votes you need for it to pass. Particularly in the Senate.
      So it is not even actually in play yet.
      Not that I doubt for a second you are as a group stupid enough to start the political war doing so will entail.
      Don’t count your Chickens before they hatch.

      Now consider this for a moment I was a Trump opponent I voted in Utah’s primary caucuses against him and it was quite a fight even though Trump had effectively taken the nomination at that point.
      He was my dead last acceptable candidate.
      If you fools usurp the election after the fraud you used to get here you will deserve to reap what you have sown.

      But I’ll find what you harvest entertaining.

    • Democrats call trump a criminal but yet still has to be charged with any crime. Some want him impeached for no reason.

    • The “testimony” (or lack of it) has been plastered across TV sets for all to see, you fukkin nitwit.

    • Something tells me your “book” has MANY pictures in it.

  8. Total Totalitarian Coordination!

  9. Almighty Black'Man | December 14, 2019 at 3:33 AM | Reply

    McConnell: “I’ll be blowing trump”

  10. Michael Humphrey | December 14, 2019 at 3:39 AM | Reply

    Mitch McConnell is a walking, talking conflict of interest.

    • @keyboyrecords – no, the people of KY are not supporting Mitch at this point.

    • So Schiff holds an unfair impeachment for Trump, but now the demotards are crying over the senate giving them the thumbs down? *INCREDIBLE* 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

  11. If this was a normal trial Mitch McConnell would be heading to prison

    • @Have a nice Dave why?? The democrats have done nothing except demanding to know the truth. Its trump and the republicans who are obstructing justice and defying subpoenas. Surely that warrants jail time cos every american is obligated to cooperate with law enforcement

    • That shyt should be stopped even though it’s on the Hill. It’s still violating the Constitution and their oath.

    • If this were a normal trial, Dem Congress members running for president (Tubbi Gabbard, Bolshevik Bernie, Pocahontas, Bennet, Amy Ghoulbachar) would be excused from the prospective pool of jurors due to conflict of interest and attempting to gain professionally and personally.

  12. “Let’s announce it will be a rigged trial right away, what can go wrong?”

    Lets see how Chief Justice Roberts thinks about #MoscowMitch announcing the violation of the very oath he will take when the trial begins.

    • Roberts is just another fascist pig.

    • Anthony Mcgrew | December 14, 2019 at 4:14 PM | Reply

      @Annette Pora the supreme court should not have taken up this case because 2 lower court rulings ruled against the president. Usually unless there was a mistake made, the supreme court let stay the lower court rulings. If I’m wrong let me know. If the supreme court rules in trumps favor there are no equal branches of government. I’m sick to my stomach over where we are headed.

    • Mitch makes the rules (ideally w/Schumer’s consent, but not necessary); Roberts just ensures both sides play by those rules. Capiche, nimrod?

    • So Schiff holds an unfair impeachment for Trump, but now the demotards are crying over the senate giving them the thumbs down? *INCREDIBLE* 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

  13. really justbored | December 14, 2019 at 4:11 AM | Reply

    So he admits to advocating his Senate authority? … impeach him. That’s a disgraceful lack of backbone

    • really justbored
      – let’s just allow the people of KY to vote Mitch out of office.

    • @Saltponds239 – considering all of the corrupt and criminal republitards in Congress, we should have so many impeachments that we would lose count. Mitch is obviously guilty of obstruction with his comments about the upcoming trial and so is Graham. THAT little twit has stated ON CAMERA that he has not read ANY of the testimony of the hearings AND that he is going to see that the trial ends rapidly. Clearly, he is NOT going to do his job as a juror.

    • So Schiff holds an unfair impeachment for Trump, but now the demotards are crying over the senate giving them the thumbs down? *INCREDIBLE* 😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂

    • @The Plague – there was NOTHING unfair in the impeachment hearings carried out by Schiff. Everything he did was according to the rules WRITTEN BY REPUBLITARDS years before. How can you call THAT unfair?

      The Dems are not crying over the Senate giving them the thumbs down but they ARE pointing out that what the republitards are doing is corrupt and criminal. What they are doing is pointing out the the American people that the Republitards are showing more love for tRump than they are showing for the nation itself.

      The latest polls all show that well over 70% of American voters now believe that tRump did commit crimes in his dealings with Ukraine. Those same people also expressed their feelings that tRump should be removed from office for those crimes.

      NOBODY CAN DENY THAT tRUMP HAS IGNORED CONGRESS FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS. NOBODY CAN DENY THAT tRUMP TOLD HIS PEOPLE TO IGNORE CONGRESSIONAL SUBPOENAS. WELL, A COMPLETE MORON COULD DENY IT AND MANY OF YOU HAVE.

      The dems have known all along that the Senate would act just like this, in fact, I am sure that they were counting on it. Counting on it because it has shown to the American people just how corrupt your party is.

      And now over 70% of the American voters HAVE seen how corrupt your party is and you can bet that all of those people will vote in 2020 and NOT for your party!!!

      Yes, the dems will continue to point out the corruption of your party because they need to remind the voters of your corruption,

      Pelosi gave tRump enough rope to hang himself and he has hanged the entire party!!!

  14. Trump: “I’ll do whatever I want.” Sounds like a dictator to me.

  15. McConnell needs to recuse himself from this case.

    • How about Harris, Sanders, Klobuchar, Booker and Pocahontas?

    • No, but Dem Congress members running for office (Gabbard, Pocahontas, etc.) need to be recused bc of potentially benefitting professionally and personally…a classic conflict of interest.

  16. This is like having a trial in a regular court and after the jury has been impaneled and before the trial starts the jury foreman stands up and says, “Your honor, we don’t care what the evidence is, we find the defendant not guilty.” Talk about a kangaroo court!

    • We just saw Adam Stiff do all of that.

    • Good Action Daily | December 14, 2019 at 7:53 PM | Reply

      Saltponds239 No, what you just saw was the two hearing committees, admittedly headed by the Democrats because they are the majority, come to the conclusion that there was enough evidence to go forward for a trial in the senate, where – theoretically – Trump should then have had a fair trial with the senators as jurors. The first hearings were, like a police investigator/detective, to put together the case why it should be tried.
      That happens before all courts.
      The judgement they made was there was enough convincing evidence to go forward.
      The fact that he won’t then be tried in the balanced ways courts are supposed to work is a failure, as it was in the house, of the Republicans to demonstrate the slightest impartiality, despite Trump having admitted guilt more than once. The strength of the Democrats is going through all that knowing how corrupt the Republicans are, as proven by Maconnell and any other Senator declaring they have already made up their mind.
      As someone watching from overseas, I’m appalled by the solid wall of corruption now in the American government. It is sad to see the country that was once great follow the path of other dictatorships.

  17. *_REMEMBER, support Amy McGrath! Moscow Mitch has to go, also!_*

  18. “I’ll do whatever I want” IS WHY HE IS IN THIS MESS!!

  19. McConnell must be voted out. He is an anti-constitution UnAmerican traitor.

  20. “I’ve been actively meeting with the defendant to see how we should dismiss this trial”

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