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86 Comments on "New Report Details Unrest Among Trump Officials As Trump Withheld Ukraine Aid | Deadline | MSNBC"

  1. How is he the president? How?

    • Many reasons: He’s a text book sociopath who behaves like a cult leader which garners votes from the easily swayed. Some people voted for him just to “trigger the libs”, and he won the states that mattered the most in the electoral college. While losing the popular vote by millions.

    • 63 MILLION people voted for Trump. And Hillary was the worst candidate in modern history to run for president. That’s a good start.

    • @Kathy Franklund What did I say to get that response?
      “In 1954, in response to the Communist threat of the times, President Eisenhower encouraged Congress to add the words “under God,” creating the 31-word pledge we say today. Bellamy’s daughter objected to this alteration. Today it reads:

      “I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.””
      https://www.ushistory.org/documents/pledge.htm

    • Putin + Idiots = Trump45th President of USA

  2. No wonder Cadet Bone Spurs hates the press now. Every day we find out just how corrupt and incompetent he is.
    #TRUMPRISON

    • Keep pretending kid. You’re meaningless now.

    • @AK MediaArts- For you and all the other low IQ leftists still crying about the 2016 election, I’m here to comfort you: President Trump will be out of office in a mere 1,848 days. Feel better?

    • #trump2020 stop watching fake news.

    • @Jon Hall That is a SEPARATE CASE … One at a TIME!! All of these Bribed Politicians Have some Explaining to do or GET OUT OF POLITICS, and then some may need to answer for their actions as the investigations continue! Jigs Up! No More Corporate Politics stealing all of America’s wealth while we work 2 and 3 jobs to pay Premium TAX and Deductable TAX and Copay TAX and PRAY they dont turn us down when someone is injured or deadly ill!

  3. Trump is the most corrupt president ever.

    • @Oba***Man. Not my president—I never accepted him as president—-of anything

    • @Jay Chan You really need to quell your comments!
      You’re only embarrassing yourself!
      For someone so vocal you don’t have much of a grasp
      on the language that you use nor the issues on which you comment.

  4. Wow ! The American system of accountability, And the breaking of the Senate Oath on Partisanship is flawed to the extreme.

  5. Trump is guilty otherwise
    Why didn’t Trump and Rudy Giuliani investigate Joe Biden and son in 2017 or 2018? they waited til broken wagon Joe enter the Democrats race then they started their investigation.

  6. Two Deutsche Bank suicide by hanging in November 19,2019 Executive Thomas Bowers and in 2014 Analyst William Broeksmit both had connections with Trump financialy… FBI should investigate

  7. THANK YOU, GOP SELL OUTS!!!!
    LOVE, YOUR OVERLORD, VLADIMIR PUTIN 🖤 😈🖤

  8. Something new everyday. Everybody lying on him. Con man has to go.

  9. And cue Trump twitter tantrum #2,577+ in three, two, one…🙄

    • Bruce strkland | December 30, 2019 at 7:49 PM | Reply

      Is that a real number for tweets? He’s obviously not running the country. It’s the 3 little pigs 🐷🐷🐷

    • @Bruce strkland LOL! No, just a wild guess. I am not even on Twitter (thankfully) so I am only exposed to his Twitter explosions third hand. It is likely a much higher number.

  10. A President “testing the limits of power”.
    More like, The Mafia President Shredding The Constitution on a daily basis!!!!
    📃📃📃📃🔨✂

    • @Olof Olofersond
      Sondland Confirms Quid Pro Quo and “Everyone was in the loop.”
      https://youtu.be/iDNcnlaKIhk

    • Don’t play into the trolls game. Mr. Chan is playing this like Charlie

    • @Jay Chan Jesus!!! where did you learn english???
      Did Santa get you the Crayons you asked for this
      Christmas?
      If that doesn’t make any sense to you, I will translate to your
      language:
      Bad poopy caca wee wee nasty finger poop butt mouth.
      Your supposed to change your diapers, not eat them.

    • @Crystal Giddens it’s like baking a cake. We have all the ingredients and we’ve mixed them together and thrown it in the oven however it’s a surprise birthday party so we are not going to talk about it in plain words because we don’t want to get caught. It doesn’t take a rocket surgeon to figure this one out. We know what happened and you do too. Trump won’t be removed from office. You have nothing to gain or lose so why are defending these actions? I would have respect for this administration and all those who blindly support it if someone would just say what we did was stupid. I am not sure it is impeachable but its definitely asinine

    • @Jay Chan Once again,,, You really need to brush up
      on your syntax. (look it up) You misspell KGB as well.

  11. Give credit to Pelosi. She did not allow the investigations to be watered down or to be reframed by the Republicans.

  12. The Russian who created Putin’s troll farm, and has boasted online that he helped get Trump elected, is named Konstantin Rykov. His claims of involvement with the Trump team can’t be dismissed for 2 reasons: first, he is very close to Putin, and had a long history of involvement with top levels of the Russian government; and, second, his description of how Trump’s campaign put together an effective internet strategy for information warfare is very close to the evidence revealed in the Mueller Report.

    Rewind back to November 6th, 2012, enough states were called for President Obama that he was declared the winner of the election. At 11:29pm, Trump sent out the following defiant tweet: “We can’t let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty. Our nation is totally divided!”

    Konstantin Rykov saw Trump’s tweet pop up in his Twitter feed.

    Almost exactly four years later, on November 12th, 2016, Rykov explained what happened next in a pair of Facebook posts. Rykov explained how he first made contact with Trump:.

    Without a moment’s thought, I wrote him (Trump) a reply, “I’m ready. What should I do?”

    Trump replied with a picture. In the picture, Trump was sitting in the armchair of his jet, smiling cheerfully giving the thumbs-up sign. Rykov would later explained how things went from there.

    Konstantin Rykov is the founder of a number of lurid websites where he made a fortune posting pictures of scantily-clad women, telling dirty jokes and posting clickbait stories designed to titillate easily impressionable readers.  In other words, a trashy online tabloid. Rykov is also a member of United Russia, the pro-Kremlin party, a former member of the Duma, Russia’s parliament, and a close confidante of Putin.

    Here’s how Rykov described his involvement in a Facebook post he made on November 12, 2016, just after the election:

    “For four years and two days .. it was necessary to get to everyone in the brain and grab all possible means of mass perception of reality. Ensure the victory of Donald in the election of the US President. Then create a political alliance between the United States, France, Russia (and a number of other states) and establish a new world order.Our idea was insane, but realizable.  In order to understand everything for the beginning, it was necessary to “digitize” all possible types of modern man.Donald decided to invite for this task — the special scientific department of the “Cambridge University.” British scientists from Cambridge Analytica suggested making 5,000 existing human psychotypes — the “ideal image” of a possible Trump supporter. Then .. put this image back on all psychotypes and thus pick up a universal key to anyone and everyone.Then it was only necessary to upload this data to information flows and social networks. And we began to look for those who would have coped with this task better than others. At the very beginning of the brave and romantic [story] was not very much. A pair of hacker groups, civil journalists from WikiLeaks and political strategist Mikhail Kovalev.The next step was to develop a system for transferring tasks and information, so that no intelligence and NSA could burn it.”

    Rykov’s comments were made only four days after the election, months before anyone was talking about Russian collusion in the 2016 election, months before the world knew about the company Cambridge Analytica, and months before Rykov would have known it wasn’t wise to discuss his alleged involvement in the campaign. his comments were also made well before details of Russian meddling in the presidential election were reported in the mainstream media. If Rykov wasn’t involved, how would he know as much as he confessed???

    • David J this is fascinating and so believable. Thank you for sharing. I remember my father lived a movie called “the Russians are Coming” kind of a comedy about Russians invading a small New England town. And now it seems that Art imitates life.

    • Really eye-opening and informative, once again. There must be a way that the US intel can interrogate Julian Assange. He must be involved in this somehow.

    • Kathy Franklund | December 30, 2019 at 10:25 PM | Reply

      David J Why don’t you push this out on Facebook and Twitter so others can see the facts you have found. Yet again maybe you should refresh the media of this information. It might help people understand the impeachment process again

  13. The GOP will go down in history as the culprits that caused the destruction of democracy. I wonder if they are proud?

  14. Unbelievable on the eve of 2020 that what looks clearly like a traitor to the American public is the President of the United States um just saying ,who would ever believe this ever happen but seems it has .

    • @bill jackson Full on Capitalism is a failure. The Great Depression is more then enough proof of that.

    • bill jackson Is that why he gave all that socialist money to the farmers? He loves democracy so much that he’s violated so many democratic norms, including the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution? He loves democracy so much he hasn’t pushed for expanding voting rights has he?

      I agree with your capitalism point.

    • Sorry,I’m not surprised,it is Donald Trump.The guy has been a conman his entire life and he’s completely immoral.Him breaking his oath of office and American laws is expected by any reasonable person.It just shows how many stupid people live in the US to be taken in by this disgusting pig.

  15. Alessia C***** | December 30, 2019 at 8:02 PM | Reply

    It’s hard to believe how easy it is for trump to make his administration/party to do exactly what he wants when he wants, no matter what it is. Just like his supporters, it was unbelievable how easy it was to brainwash them. Smh

    • Laura Evenhouse | December 30, 2019 at 9:32 PM | Reply

      Many of the Republican congressmen are rumored to despise him, but he does their bidding and helps them get reelected.

    • Its weird. I just watched Dracula the movie. Reminded me of Trump.

    • Kathy Franklund | December 30, 2019 at 10:12 PM | Reply

      Alessia C***** Well all you have to do is look at how many Deutsche Bank executives have killed him selves since 2010 ,related to Trump and his family. I wonder how many other people that commit suicide or have been killed in car accidents , Who have falling down the stairs ,anything that can’t be proven by a medical examiner,To be murder. Looks like trumps got a lot of blood on his hands. Why do you think Congress is so afraid of him. Russia has a lot of hitman’s all over the world. All trumps has to say is someone’s investigating me, or someone’s going to flip on me. That’s all he hasGot do is say, hey Putin someone is being naughty to me. And they die!

    • @Kathy Franklund …OMG!

    • @Kathy Franklund you just described the Clinton’s to a tee.

  16. Nice… The more evidence the better. Next…. The House of Cards is crumbling and tumbling downnnn

  17. The GOP has lost all moral and patriotic credibility by enabling the sociopath in Oval Office.

  18. They should just lock up everyone who ignored congressional subpoenas already.
    Force them to testify and get this joke of a presidency over with.

    • ​@Respiel And I thought the last comment was the stupidest. This one takes the cake. No. Ignoring a subpoena IS NOT called Contempt of Congress. Go back to 6th grade civics class. There’s the little thing called separation of powers and another little thing called CO-EQUAL branches of government. Sorry, but the legislative branch does not get to tell what the executive branch to do. Again, this is elementary school stuff. The “House” (which was really just a select number of democrats in one committee) issued a subpoena. Trump used executive privilege to deny the subpoena (which is his RIGHT, and which is done ALL the time). The democrats could have waited for the JUDICIAL branch (it’s this thing called the 3rd branch of government) to rule on Trump’s use of executive privilege (denying members from testifying) but Pelosi didn’t want to wait (because she knew she’d lose) and she wanted to rush the impeachment through for ratings. THOSE are facts.

    • @Respiel Why don’t we lock up ALL of the past, current and future presidents then, literally all presidents before Trump ignored congress subpoenas, that’s one of the powers of the office.

    • Cory

      Very well stated, and correct

    • @Cory
      Nice try which Republican did you think taught you that. Maybe they didn’t contempt congress as you think anyone can show contempt to another person. The house (democratically ruled or not) has some power to keep the president “in check” per say whether you want to find loopholes in the wording or not. They showed more then contempt they obstructed the congressional inquiry and he was impeached for it. There is NO executive privaledges handed out to staff as a Trump card. Did you contest Clintons BS impeachment too? I didn’t think so

  19. Gangster in the White House. Lock him up!

  20. Mulvaney had better “get over it” if he knows what is good for him.

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