‘This Is Not A Drill’: Trump’s Ukraine Crisis Tests Govt System | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC


President Trump is faces an impeachment investigation for allegedly criminally targeting a top domestic rival Joe Biden. MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber analyzes how Trump’s response – threatening to criminally target his domestic rival Rep. Adam Schiff — is “a test of the U.S. constitutional system of government.” Melber also reveals why the Ukraine scandal differs from the Mueller probe. Aired on 10/3/19.
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'This Is Not A Drill': Trump's Ukraine Crisis Tests Govt System | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

58 Comments on "‘This Is Not A Drill’: Trump’s Ukraine Crisis Tests Govt System | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC"

  1. He’s stretching the constitution & putting it to the test. Just like he does with his adult diapers.

  2. lol … you really need more tests? In 2000, the GOP manipulated the election and stole the presidency from Al Gore. In 2003, the Bush 43 Administration lied to Congress to start a war with horrific consequences. They got away with all of it. No charges. No jail time. And the GOP was never banned. The U.S. system is broken.

    • I am a Democrat and I will never get over how not a single bank or banker was ever held responsible during the Obama admin for the Great Recession starting in 2008. Never let Obama off the hook for that. That aside, Oby never had to rely on Russia to win an election, that I know of.

    • @Aliens reported, recorded and officially documented

    • MrDjsmooth87 The existence of the big bad wolf is reported, recorded and officially documented. I don’t need to explain further until you bring legitimate evidence.

  3. “Don’t investigate my treason, that’s treason.”

    • @Yo-yos Tenbucks Trump is trying to discredit the FBI’s findings of Russian involvement in the 2016 elections. He is doing this for Putin, so that the sanctions on Russia can be lifted. That is the news.

    • Captain Obvious | October 4, 2019 at 3:05 AM | Reply

      The GOP have been domestic terrorists/traitors since the 1980s.


    Though, get out as soon as you file the resignations, until the White House and VP’s Residence is fumigated from all the rats. Then you can get your stuff in cardboard boxes.

    • There are some newspapers asking him to do this, but there is some uncertainty about him being able to read them….

  5. Biggus Dickus | October 3, 2019 at 2:31 PM | Reply

    Depose orange Napoleon from his throne next year. We’ll give him a Waterloo he’ll never forget and make the mascara smudge under his eyes. Ready the cannons!

    • @Biggus Dickus Julius Caesar or Genghis Khan. Caesar was the best battlefield/campaign general ever and Khan the best macro strategist

  6. Morally bankrupt, I think that hits the mark on the orange globular.
    LOL, I don’t think there’s paperwork to file for that one though.

    Good luck.

  7. James Champaco | October 3, 2019 at 2:37 PM | Reply

    Were NOT being attacked by immigrants or mexicans or Chinese Russians or North Koreans …its by our own president.

  8. Olle Lundström | October 3, 2019 at 2:39 PM | Reply

    President Sauli Niinistö from Finland seems to be the only statesman in the room…

  9. Donald’s parents shipped him off to military school when he was a kid because he wasn’t quite right in the head. He’s still not quite right in the head…

  10. Trump and Pence have Committed Treason…..IMPEACH and PROSECUTE TRUMP and PENCE and all involved….America wants them out of Office.

  11. photoshopknight | October 3, 2019 at 2:58 PM | Reply

    Republicans must punish this lawless president.

  12. Stan Westervelt | October 3, 2019 at 2:59 PM | Reply

    “Trump’s brain has 2 sides, the right side and the left side.
    On the left side is nothing right… On the right side is nothing left”

    Not mine… but a Masterquote!

  13. Meanwhile, inside the Finnish president’s head: “Why oh why did I ever go into politics?”

    • “I could have been a Broadway dancer.”

    • Zelensky must be thinking just that… History won’t remember him for anything but this scandal that led to US president’s impeachment

    • “Where is my imaginary rake?”

    • @LB2007 Zelensky is the guy that will go down in history as having had his legs chopped off by Trump. He has no political strength left now. He is a sitting duck for Putin. Since that infamous phone call, Eastern Ukraine is now under complete Russian domination. It could not have gone better for Putin if he had scripted it himself. Trump was completely complicit in selling out not only our free and fair election process, he sold out the entire Ukraine. Putin is giggling with delite. No other country will ever trust the US when it comes to dealing with Russia. We have demonstrated that we will completely sell them out to Putin.

  14. The DEMS called Trumps bluff on impeaching him and now he’s melting over the fact they are! LMAO

    • 👉👥👥👥👥🤯👤💊👈🕸👥👥

    • Blayze Is Still My Name | October 3, 2019 at 4:32 PM | Reply

      The Fibler yes. He is having a meltdown, I agree

    • Save your LMAO. Trump may have the last laugh. I despise him, but he is a genius at manipulating the opinion of people with a 5th grade education. US should have instituted free higher education decades ago. We might not be here if we had a better educated populace.

  15. “It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is true of men as of dogs.” Eric Hoffer.

  16. Peggy Trawick | October 3, 2019 at 3:18 PM | Reply

    Nancy Pelosi “wants to put him in jail” but all she can do is impeach our criminal President

  17. The projection is strong with this one…

  18. “Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and anyone running for public office: It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election. This is not a novel concept. Electoral intervention from foreign governments has been considered unacceptable since the beginnings of our nation. Our Founding Fathers sounded the alarm about “foreign Interference, Intrigue, and Influence.” They knew that when foreign governments seek to influence American politics, it is always to advance their own interests, not America’s. Anyone who solicits or accepts foreign assistance risks being on the wrong end of a federal investigation. Any political campaign that receives an offer of a prohibited donation from a foreign source should report that offer to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.”

    — Chair Ellen L. Weintraub Federal Election Commission, Statement Regarding Illegal Contributions From Foreign Governments, June 13, 2019

  19. Charles Reece | October 3, 2019 at 4:23 PM | Reply

    A school yard bully, a draft dodging, never life tested boy…nothing more!

  20. The “fundamental life goal” of an extreme narcissist “is to promote the greatness of the self, for all to see,” the psychologist Dan P. McAdams wrote in The Atlantic. To many mental-health professionals, Donald Trump provides a perfect example of such extreme, pathological narcissism: One clinical psychologist told Vanity Fair that he considers Trump such a “classic” pathological narcissist that he is actually “archiving video clips of him to use in workshops because there’s no better example” of the characteristics of the disorder he displays. “Otherwise,” this clinician explained, “I would have had to hire actors and write vignettes. He’s like a dream come true.” Another clinical psychologist said that Trump displays “textbook narcissistic personality disorder.”

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