NYT: Trump Already Briefed On Whistleblower When He Unfroze Aid | Hardball | MSNBC


The New York Times reports that Trump was well-aware he was accused of wrongdoing when he released the Ukraine aid – and when he said there was no “quid pro quo.” Aired on 11/26/19.
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NYT: Trump Already Briefed On Whistleblower When He Unfroze Aid | Hardball | MSNBC

38 Comments on "NYT: Trump Already Briefed On Whistleblower When He Unfroze Aid | Hardball | MSNBC"

  1. Let’s aid go when he gets caught.

    • @Mac-Daddy Why do you blame Russia for literally everything?

    • Chris is a russian bootlicking *troll*

    • @john smith Yeah I live in Moscow actually, and I work for Vladimir Putin. We’re definitely going to steal the next election so when you lose again you won’t have to take any responsibility — again.

    • @Chris H I love how you’re arguing in the comments of a video with evidence showing definitively that your fuhrer-in-chief is a dirty rotten crook. You go ahead and believe what you want, cupcake. We all know that’s how conservatives like to live. Meanwhile the rest of us are getting our marshmallows ready for when Trump bursts into flames with all the anger, hate, and stress he’s carrying around these days.

  2. It’s easy to do the right thing after you’re caught red handed.

  3. Make Racists Afraid Again | November 27, 2019 at 1:33 AM | Reply

    Criminal Trump!

    • @Taloquin Well, you implied that you believe Russia controls the president. That’s pretty rich.

    • @Chris H And now you’re making things up. I didn’t imply or say ANYTHING in that regard in this entire thread. I made no mention of Russia, I made no mention of Trump even, but you’ve already made up your clueless little mind. So keep arguing, the dirt you keep pulling in on top of yourself in that neat little hole you dug must be making it pretty hard to breath.

    • @Taloquin Oh I’m sorry. When you said my comment about the Russia conspiracy was full of holes, I took that to mean we were not in agreement. Glad to know you don’t believe in such absurdities!

    • @Chris H And there it is, the other hand I was expecting, twisting words. You haven’t made any single definitive statement in this entire argument, just your own opinion as if it is indisputable fact despite ACTUAL FACTS, presented by thousands of talented individuals who have devoted their lives to getting those facts, all of whom are obviously much smarter than you, and your claims that it is all conspiracy theory.

      And with that, I’m done with you. Enjoy your life with your head buried in the sand. Trust me when I say I won’t miss our little conversations.

    • @Taloquin So… You _are_ a deranged liberal?? You sure like to flip flop.

  4. And it begins.😃
    Trump officially threw Rudy under the bus today in an interview with Bill O’Reilly.
    Trump told O’Reilly that Rudy Giuliani’s push for a Biden investigation in Ukraine was not done on his behalf and noting that Giuliani has “other clients.”

    When O’Reilly asked Trump point-blank if Giuliani was acting on his behalf in trying to dig up dirt on VP Joe Biden, Trump said, “No, I didn’t direct him, but he is a warrior, he is a warrior.” 😲😆😄😂

    When O’Reilly asked what Giuliani was doing in Ukraine, Trump deflected and told him that he would “have to ask that to Rudy.” 😲😲😆😂

    Unfortunately for Trump, we have the transcript of his own words, and it disagrees with him.
    In the White House’s own transcript of Trump’s July 25 call with President  Zelensky, Trump himself repeatedly brought up Giuliani in the same conversation where he reminded Zelensky of all that America does for Ukraine and asked him for a “favor.”

    “Rudy very much knows what’s happening, and he is a very capable guy,” Trump told Zelensky, after asking him to investigate a widely debunked conspiracy theory about Ukraine interfering in the 2016 election. 

    “If you could speak to him that would be great,” he said.

    I guess now Trump is going to start saying that his own words are never Trumpers, and part of the deep state.😂😄😆

  5. tRumps fat fingers were caught in the cookie jar again another words.

  6. Trump is guilty and corrupt, impeachment needs to go forward and anyone with sense should expose and then ignore the GOP and trump distraction

    • Don’t you wish you could ignore the Senate?

    • Chris H read my whole sentence “expose and ignore”. We all know the senate will not convict with this corrupt turtle at its head. But it will further expose them. And we can just ignore them at the ballot box and carry on to be a normal democracy finally

    • @Jason Blade I just think it’s weird how Democrats seem to think everything was OK before Trump.

    • Chris H I agree with you…. there is some Democrats like Biden who think trump is the sickness but he is just the symptom. The ugliest and maybe the most alarming but just a symptom…. after there is Bernie and on a certain degree Warren… so at least some of the dems establishment acknowledge this..
      For the actual situation, we all know e senate will not convict giving a “win” but I think it will expose their rot and corruption to a population dogwhistle and gaslighted with conservative propaganda (light or hard) for years… I am optimistic a bit but why not be? Peace man

  7. “The reason he released the aid is because he knew he was in trouble” lady, in other news the pope is catholic….

  8. Hold on a second.
    Are you saying that t’rump lied about something and only did the right thing because he got caught??
    I am shocked, I say, shocked!!
    **faints on to a pile of pearl necklaces**

  9. that many republicantz quiet proof- they wer purchased by illumanatti a duzen lize 1st week”your fired”

  10. I fell in love with King Jong Um. I am the most transparent President in History. Mexico is going to pay for the wall. We’re going to hire the best people. I’m the least racist person you’ve ever met. I won the popular vote. I’m a very stable genius. The call was perfect.
    How did we get here?

  11. Ukraine owes the whistleblower a debt of gratitude for blowing the whistle on Trump’s bribery scheme.

  12. It explains why he was so angry when he said “I want nothing. No quid pro quo.” His evil plan was thwarted.

  13. So the Republican’s think that doing the right thing after getting caught is the right thing for Republicans to do. Dont do anything until caught? Sounds like the Republican party I know of to be liars and cheaters with only sticking to the 20th century corporate deal makings because why complicate matters with environmental protection laws and if we are not going to go green. Might as well continue going dirty we’ve come this far together and the yes the people now realize it. But they’ve never been able to stop us before. So let’s just continue our partnership of corporations and politicians because it’s what we old white guys know and nothing more. So yes folks remember support the old white guys in the Senate because they dont have a new green idea or a plan of any kind just know that this works best if nothing changes and besides when that shop does close down and files bankruptcy. It will then become your problem eye sore and all the pollution and wildlife that was destroyed is finally handed over to the people as we run off with your pensions and jobs that made your little town flourish now hult dry up and wither away like all of you we lied to.

  14. Bernie Sanders told you Chris that the entire system is corrupt before you over reacted. Your not a jurnalist. You just in love with your own voice

  15. Rapidly unfolding story or a slow motion train wreck in progress?

  16. Oh! You mean a mongoloid with the vocabulary of a kindergartner who suddenly starts spouting Latin phrases might be guilty?


  18. if the whistleblower hadent come out with this, the aid would still be blocked. no doubt that ukrainians are very uncomfortable with all this. having to deal with that AND war with russia. they were already adressing the corruption problem by fireing that corrupted prosecutor which the whole world told them to do so.

  19. This is old new, we all already knew that!

  20. Andrew Migneault | November 27, 2019 at 7:50 PM | Reply

    This obviously is the reason behind raising the security classification of the call record!

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