Paul Manafort Joining Trump Campaign Raised Immediate Suspicions: Book | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC


Peter Fritsch and Glenn Simpson, co-founders of Fusion GPS, talk with Rachel Maddow about their new book, Crime in Progress, the right-wing smear campaign against them, and the suspicions raised by Paul Manafort joining the Trump campaign. Aired on 11/25/19.
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57 Comments on "Paul Manafort Joining Trump Campaign Raised Immediate Suspicions: Book | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. The more time passes, the more people are waking up to the fact that we’ve seen the last of democratic elections in the US. The 2020 election will either be suspended due to “national emergency” or Trump will simply refuse to accept any outcome where he isn’t the winner. And Republicans will back him all the way.

    • void main {void} | November 26, 2019 at 11:49 AM | Reply

      @Mr Underhill it’s Putin the enemy not Israel ! Any problems with Jewish people ?

    • Are the right being blackmailed? Highjacked, Threaten? It’s just not normal.Something else is wrong.

    • Katherine Phillips | November 26, 2019 at 3:27 PM | Reply

      We may need to ask the UN to step in when the time comes imo #elections

    • Katherine Phillips | November 26, 2019 at 3:34 PM | Reply

      @Debra Yancey I have thought this almost from the beginning. I still believe based on what has already been revealed and the bizarre cult-like behavior of many Republicans, they have already gotten their hands dirty. Watch the Parnas case unfold. Multiple unnamed “Republican campaigns ” supposedly benefited from tainted, laundered, PAC money that Parnas and Fruman worked with. I am confident that’s only the beginning. Watch the ones who complain the loudest, wildly waffle, and spout the dumbest theories.

  2. These guys look like a “Good cop, bad cop” tag team… (not necessarily a bad thing…)

  3. These two give me a Woodward and Bernstein vibe.

    • bigtime im beginning to think there the key to this

    • From me too and hope their work is given the weight it deserves.

    • Hildebeast Clinton | November 26, 2019 at 10:21 AM | Reply

      Goya Solidar The IG just referred FBI lawyer for criminal prosecution after he altered document used to obtain warrants to spy on Carter Page.

    • Think about it not only do we still have Woodward and Bernstein but we can add Fritsch and Simpson to the mix, not to mention a whole lot more. We shouldn’t give Putin and Co. to much credit, they’re really incredibly sloppy Trump and Co. are perfect examples. This 11th generation American is far from ready to give up my/our Country that easily. I have a saying: “Something good comes from something adverse.” “The adverse is there to smack you upside the head to wake you up.” So we’ve been smacked upside the head.

    • @Laurie Bolles if only they all had your confidence and for me putin deserves all the credit for sure lol hes done what he sat out to do.

  4. Girlonfire Trinity | November 26, 2019 at 4:26 AM | Reply

    This is interesting Trump has most of government political personnel under his Thumb they are afraid of him.

    • Girlonfire Trinity | November 26, 2019 at 8:47 AM | Reply

      @Gary Lee why would you attempt to insult me. You are the problem with the world you should be ashamed. MANNERS! Common decency. You enjoy your reign, your time is near.

    • kristabella222 | November 26, 2019 at 9:49 AM | Reply

      They aren’t afraid Trump, they’re afraid of the mob of insane cult-like zombies that support him since they depend on those brainwashed fools to keep them in power. If Trump’s base suddenly wised up and figured out they’d been conned, Republicans in congress would waste no time kicking Trump to the curb.

    • Right you said it

    • Lombardo Geddes | November 26, 2019 at 2:23 PM | Reply

      @kristabella222That or Putin has something on them as well.

  5. Nathalie Dufour | November 26, 2019 at 4:29 AM | Reply

    Respect to these men. And many thanks. Trump and his admin are a disease

  6. So glad to see their faces after years of their names being thrown around. Their story is important.

  7. Giorge Leedy's English Mastery | November 26, 2019 at 4:51 AM | Reply

    America needs to eliminate Putin’s loyal oligarchs before Putin eliminates America.

    • David Gainey there are rules now for the markets, otherwise the constant bouncing around would signal………oh it still does that’s why the rules exist we don’t want another 1929, the real Black Friday.

    • @Mind Freshener Have you ever noticed that RM*s “fiction” is usually way more detailed and coherent than say your stable genius’ fictions? And Manafort being a convicted felon disproves everything in this report, right? Do us all a favour, please, and come up with a little more substance if you want to have a serious discussion as opposed to apparent trolling.

  8. Daniel Duvalle | November 26, 2019 at 4:54 AM | Reply

    Despicable Donny the Dunce has always been dirty

    • Daniel Duvalle Exactly. Trump’s followers were/are ignorant (uninformed and misinformed), fearful, hateful and NAIVE; they believed a total con man. The GOP politicians KNEW this to be true; they are complicit in the Trump debacle, none of which is in any way good FOR OUR COUNTRY.

  9. It’s guys like this who will ensure democracy survives in the US.

  10. Be warned Putin and trump trolls are working overtime, please report their abusive posts, it’s time to put the breaks on them.

    • Audrey Anderson | November 26, 2019 at 6:09 AM | Reply

      I agree, to call them out and report asap

    • The problem is that YouTube is criminally irresponsible. They do NOTHING to catch or discipline Russian Disinformation /Trolls. They’ll sooner delete THIS post, criticizing them than act against actual Trolls. You can report individual posts for personal attacks, but there continues to be no way to report posts as deliberate disinformation. There’s also no way to report an entire user for misrepresenting their origin (Russians posting as American citizens putting out viewpoints they are saying are from “Average Americans”). Or even when they’re making it clear they’re Russian Trolls and only there to Troll, YouTube does zero. Ive seen one REALLY bad Troll, Nikolai Collushnikov, who’s been posting utterly vile stuff for almost two years now, and it’s seemed to be totally uninterrupted. YouTube SUCKS on this. They’re beyond irresponsible.

    • Yeah report those traitors

    • Nathalie Dufour | November 26, 2019 at 11:35 AM | Reply

      Yes, doin it ,no voice for the morons 🙂

    • I was kicked off Facebook by Russian trolls who took over an FU Trump group from the FB group administrator in 2016. They work the reporting from their end too, as all online bullies do. It’s better just to do it and say nothing.

  11. If these guys were in Russia they would long since have suffered a fatal accident or surprising “suicide”.

    • Or a WW2 russian nerve agent in their food. Putins calling card.

    • The difference here is that in current America instead of an FSB hit squad, it’s deluded whipped up self-declared “Patriots” googling their home addresses and trying to burn their houses down (with or without them in it). Or finding out where their wives work and assaulting them instead. Or at bare minimum finding phone numbers or email addresses for them and threatening to do those things, or worse.

    • Right

    • @Arthur Schnapka God help you all!

  12. Watts Theodore | November 26, 2019 at 6:08 AM | Reply

    I have thought it, knew it and said it out loud to a couple friends, that Manafort was put in Trump’s campaign by Putin’s order. We’re slowly warming up to the truth. We shall soon get to the bigger truth, which I have also knew and talked about for a while now, and that is:Donald Trump is a Russian agent who has been doing Putin’s bid since day 1. The mission: destroy America’s global stand whether it’s by destroying it’s relationship with it’s allies, dividing its people, put its influence into question and much more.

    • Watts Theodore Beware the person that volunteers to work ‘for free’; Trump didn’t learn that lesson with Manafort – he doubled down by bringing Giuliani aboard = Trump is a greedy, corrupt and ignorant POS.

    • kristabella222 | November 26, 2019 at 9:55 AM | Reply

      Exactly, that was clear from the start. For very little investment, Putin has gotten almost everything he ever wanted.

    • IKR! Fox needs to be abolished along with the GOP…

    • void main {void} | November 26, 2019 at 11:56 AM | Reply

      @Chatty Cathy A billionaire need to buy FOX then bring back democratic politic whatever RED or BLUE !

  13. Forget Bolton’s book, buy this one. These men are patriots working to defend their country while men like Bolton are greedy cowards attempting to make a buck off the destruction of their nation.

  14. Kind of reminds you of how courageous Stormy Daniels is and how submissive the FBI crew.

  15. Melanie Carroll | November 26, 2019 at 7:44 AM | Reply

    I’ve been waiting for this. It was like the Mueller report had been de-gutted, before it became public.

  16. Nathaniel Anderson | November 26, 2019 at 7:50 AM | Reply

    Paul Mannifort is a direct link from Trump to Putin.
    I believe that Mannifort got a job with Trump at the direction of Putin.

  17. Honest men do not have criminals such as Manafort for friends.

  18. I just bought their book in hardcover. Donoslav Trumpkin needs to go.

  19. All roads lead to Putin. I wonder how large and intricate is the web he has woven. The US, UK, most of Europe…

  20. The trolls have arrived. Lunch break must be over in St Petersburg.

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