Trump Impeachment Probe Confronts ‘Russian Way Of Doing Politics’ | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

 

Timothy Snyder, author of "On Tyranny," talks with Rachel Maddow about how Russia has encouraged U.S. politics to drift away from the principles and accountability of democracy to something more accepting of their style of government corruption. Aired on 09/27/19.
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Trump Impeachment Probe Confronts 'Russian Way Of Doing Politics' | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

84 Comments on "Trump Impeachment Probe Confronts ‘Russian Way Of Doing Politics’ | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Thank you Rachel for your persistance and faith.

    • @Valelacerte A) he did collude but was not successful B) the DOJ policy is not to indict a sitting president and C) Trump has managed to hide his financials and his taxes (none of which were the subject of the Mueller report) D) he absolutely DID OBSTRUCT JUSTICE ON NUMEROUS OCCASIONS but again, see point B) above.

      Your orange god is going down along with his crew of cretins no matter how much you throw a temper tantrum, reject facts and spew conspiracy theories.

    • Bobby Nelson Since you are so obsessed with rats, you & your kin might want to settle in comfortably because the USS Drumpf is sinking.

    • 5657889 Adbskad ROFLMFAO 😀😅😂😂😂
      NO ONE with a brain would believe your diatribe of BS!

  2. Something that has been impressive, since this Sh**storm started. In this ongoing, tumultuous, fiasco-a day scandal ridden virtually criminal American Executive, There has been one whistle blower. One.

  3. Wow, Mr. Snyder is phenomenal, spot on!

    • @Brett Barnes And you are a copy-and-paste Putin sucker.

    • Jonathan Sterling | September 28, 2019 at 2:42 PM | Reply

      @Doc Malthus
      Any of your relatives war criminals, you Nazi?

    • Enlisting Ukraine to win the election? All he asked is why Joe Biden threatened the country to take 1 billion in US aid if he didn’t fire a prosecutor investigating his corrupt son, who was getting paid 50,000 a month to be on the board of a Ukranian energy company.. sound like a conspiracy theory? Joe biden is on tape bragging about it. I can’t believe liberals just aren’t waking up to the fake news yet. Guys you are being conned.. oh and the whole transcript of the conversation to Ukraine is out there. Surprised nobody takes the time to study it.

  4. I saw it since 2015, I screamed in the desert, THEY PLAY THE EXACT GAME OF HITLER REGIME USED IN 1930s, and FOX NEWS ARE COMPLICIT WITH A LEVEL OF INTENSITY I THANKED IMPOSSIBLE IN OUR WORLD

    • Thomas Fletcher | September 28, 2019 at 6:42 AM | Reply

      Whats your address ? We’re coming to get you ! I hope you like it hot ! Do you have any gold teeth ? How much cash and jewelry do you have ? BOO !

    • doggonepoint gooddogbacking | September 28, 2019 at 7:01 AM | Reply

      Wow! … since 2015 Captain Obvious, or is it Admiral Caplock? How about since the election of Saint Ronald? Corporate cash in elections, overt racism, voter suppression, gerrymandering state legislatures, packing courts with ideologues, fossil fuels uber alles… got a clue now?

    • @Youth Culture Denmark less than 80 years.

    • remember to vote for trump in 2020!

  5. We have a country full of low educated young and younger voters that have no idea what the draft is or ever heard of the Soviet Union. Teaching this in history is crucial.

    • Jonathan Sterling | September 28, 2019 at 2:30 PM | Reply

      @Troy Stocker
      Of course more people, including grown-ups, use small devices. It’s all beside the point anyway. A smartphone can be programmed and worked with, similar to a PC. All modern computing stuff, along with the Internet, is something kids of old did not have.

    • @Columbo the true Patriot you do realize the Mueller report did not find any conspiracy or coordination between Trump and the Russians? Sorry if that upsets your deluded world view.

    • @Logic B4Religion are you on drugs?

    • a. barker I agree completely, yes. Indifference and Ignorance of knowing and nurturing an appreciation of historical perspective is killing America. We have regrettably become a “Me and My Entitlements” society, with one consequence of this being our collective sense of societal responsibility barely exists. There is so very much that can be elaborated on here.

    • @Cinnamon Crunck What even

  6. What kind of intelligence director is Maguire when he couldn’t see the urgent concern of Ukraine’s raging war against the most expansionist empire of the planet???

    Is that intelligence?
    If so, who is he working for?
    Who gets benefited by having Ukraine in dire straits???

    • I’m just guessing this<<

    • Town _Biznessman | September 28, 2019 at 9:13 AM | Reply

      @Hub Giles He stated that if he knew about the whistleblower case he wouldn’t have accepted the appointment.

    • @Alexandra fa *Bingo!!!!* You have got a big A+
      Putin is pulling the strings.
      I don’t know if I should call Putin the puppeteer, or the marionettist.
      Probably it’s the same, b.s.

    • @Town _Biznessman Good point. Don’t forget the timeline: Ukraine call ->cover-up-> Whistleblower complaint to IG of Office of Director of National Intelligence-> Trump fires Director of National Intelligence -> (some more shenanigans) -> Maguire as Acting DNI -> now.

  7. A real leader would stand up to Russia.

  8. I think we should all talk to each other-it’s easier to be cruel to strangers.

    • That sounds good on paper. However, you are talking about people that are either too stupid to realize Trump is a traitor to the country (and the republican party btw) or are smart enough to know but simply think it is okay. In either case, it does no good to speak to such people. They aren’t going to change because of anything we say and there is nothing they can say that we don’t already know about them.

    • @101perspective I could be talking about YOU. I meet some enjoyable people when I try.

    • Then I don’t know why my own childhood friends voted for a party(BJP, India) which modelled itself on Aryan supremacism calling for ethnic cleansing of Muslims and Christians, exuming women & raping. Strangely, they are fans of both Israel & Hitler! My friends have completely changed in just a few years with all this propaganda machinery.

    • @Sheryl Z May I suggest that you consider whether they are happy people? I think unhappy people NEED to hate, but propaganda may direct it. Also cell phones-most people avoid conversation with others, insulated and isolated by their dark glasses, headphones and smartphones. As well as avoiding conversation. which admittedly can be difficult, especially if they meet a rude jerk like me, I suspect that constant gazing at a screen is a means to avoid THEIR OWN unpleasant thoughts, which may intrude if not actively excluded.

  9. So Ukraine was the practice case for Russian cyber election interference, so that Russia could more effectively engage in cyber election interference against America. Ukraine succumbed to that interference and got a corrupt pro Russia leader who was aided and abetted by Paul Manafort. Five years ago Ukraine revolted, exiled their corrupt leader, and have been working their way to an honest democracy. Now the US leader who benefited from Russian election interference is trying to move Ukraine back to being a corrupt Russian pawn. Makes sense..

    • @American Patriot please stop yourself from promoting unfounded, outrageous, sick, mentally unstable information. I swear those info wars w3bsite need to be checked for subliminally coded, well, code! They create self indotrinating websites and then have the gall to get you brain scratched insomniacs TO DONATE MONEY or buy outrageous, profiteering junk. Alex Jones, and the rest of those creeps relegated to truly awful Internet sites or satellite radio shows are laughing all the way to their online gold buying brokers. Seriously, they are hurting people, like in certain pizza shops and robbing peo0le of honestly earned money while they make up crap for a living. Stop being spoon fed conspiracies: it is far less interesting than the truth these days. Get over the fact that life is unpredictable, sometimes your party loses, most people in power are morally ok w a few good and a few bad eggs. Trump has destroyed so much in so little time. Get your brain off the drug of conspiracy. If there are conspiracies, you aren’t privy! Neither am I. While human trafficing and pedophilia is a problem, aiming that arrow at every political opponent isn’t a strategy IT IS THE CONSPIRACY. YOU ARE BEING HAD.

    • One thing you forgot, Mueller report…. Nothing.

    • @Bruce Smith LOOK its another russian troll with a empty bogus account try to destroy our country, don’t engage with its what they want, just call them out, do your part as an american.

    • @American Patriot so you as a religious person support a pres. who divorces two wives cheats on three of them gets two of them pregnant out of wedlock, grasps strangers by their private parts? Maybe you could tell your kids bedtime stories about how he roles around on Obama’s bed and has two call girls urinate on him or maybe his lessons on draft dodging. My God you make people who believe look bad

  10. Born in the 50’s, the media of my time was immersed in stories of the Nazis, and the horrors that ensued. As a child and young woman I couldn’t understand how it happened, what happened to decent German people? Could one race be evil? How could hundreds of men contain thousands of prisoners? How could people send their neighbour to certain death? Age and experience taught me how, which is why I find Trump, the empty shell, so terrifying.

    • You can’t compare Hitler with Trump. Hitler killed millions of people.

    • There are definitel parallels with Germans electing Hitler into office and Americans electing Trump into office. Hitler touched on people’s anger and frustration and blamed the Jews who were a minority at the tine. Trump also stirs up people’s anger and frustration and, in addition to blaming Democrats, blames Mexicans who are a minority in our country. In both cases these nefarious leaders offered a way for people to transfer blame for their unsatisfied lives from themselves and onto others. Hates a very powerful emotion and one that’s hard to let go of once you let it over take you.

    • American Patriot | September 29, 2019 at 1:27 AM | Reply

      @Un known Hitler killed the body and Obama killed the soul when he gave the decree that Sodomites can marry, this is a one way ticket to the lake of fire, a covenant with death, to live in a perpetual abomination. Other than killing unborn babies in the wombs of mothers I can’t think of anything more evil.

  11. Leendert van der Ent | September 28, 2019 at 5:29 AM | Reply

    Timothy snyder’s analysis is razor sharp. Respect.

    • @Rodney Boehner Fancy that! A right winger who doesn’t know the old protection racket. Well, here’s Protection Racket 101 (a la Trump)

      https://youtu.be/Yi8e4M3Us9A

    • It’s gutting. To think that a country in such need of stability and support gets jerked around because one individual’s selfish, petty, narcissistic insecurity is sickening. In our name.

    • The whistleblower is not a whistleblower, just another 2nd hand leaker of top secret info that doesn’t like Trump. Just another hoax for TV ratings, click-bait, & votes, just like the 2-year Russia hoax. Enjoy it while it lasts, cause it never does.

    • 😂😂😂😂😂. You’re a sheep

  12. We still don’t know – I don’t think – why those 13 GOP Senators went to Russia and what was said in their meetings. Maybe those Senators should also be investigated?

  13. Gopinathan Munappy | September 28, 2019 at 6:09 AM | Reply

    Timothy Snyder: Evidence that America is still not intellectually bankrupt! There are hopes!

    • @YouTube Moderator It would be best to have U.S. companies contract to build infrastructure in nations south of the Border. This may be Julian Castro’s Marshall Plan!

    • @Baja HipB The President must stump for a Glass-Steagall Act. This would freeze $1.5 thousand trillion in future betting Derivatives ( along with other junk ), and allow a credit generating 3rd National Bank to fund the construction of great infrastructure projects. We could bring massive amounts of water from western Canada into the SW. This would employ millions, green the deserts, temporize the climate, and provide the water to build 100 nuplex cities, interconnected by High Speed Rail!

    • @Brett Barnes Everything is a conspiracy. Our independent Nationalist President just has to build the right concordance!

    • YouTube Moderator | September 29, 2019 at 8:41 AM | Reply

      @Stephen Kaylor As long as we do not have to pay for it let them hire our contractors. What’s the issue?

    • YouTube Moderator | September 29, 2019 at 8:43 AM | Reply

      @Stephen Kaylor As long as NAFTA and TPP are rewritten to benefit the USA and not another wealth redistribution plan by our previous presidents stuck us with.

  14. Good job Rachel, to try to give us a better understanding about the deeper layers of this mess.

  15. I understand now why Paul Manafort was not too keen to cooperate with the Mueller probe.
    Russians are quite experienced in stopping behaviour undermining them.

    • Cinnamon Crunck | September 28, 2019 at 9:46 AM | Reply

      Okkie Trooy Yeah, the Russians are experienced with poisons of all kinds. Manafort is safer eating prison food than being loose. Polonium comes to mind. One can survive glass-tainted prison food.

  16. This guy is one of the best guests you’ve had on this show.

  17. Intelligence at its best really does exist. I wish professor Snyder had been my history teacher.

    • @John Dear Maddow was and is a bread scholar!

    • @Stephen Kaylor Yes, I agree. America is depending on John Durham and William Barr to investigate and shed light on all of this. Democracy dies in darkness (to borrow a phrase).
      And thank you for reminding me of the forensic work done by the Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity. Bill Binney is a perfect example of the kind of intellectual heavyweight Rachel Maddow should have invited on her show during the Mueller investigation… if she had any guts that is. But Bill Binney would have completely destroyed Mueller’s Russian indictments for the DNC “hack” — a key part of Maddow’s phony Russia collusion conspiracy theory.

    • @Brett Barnes The President’s conversations with the Ukrainian leader must include Binney and others. That way CrowdStrike, the 5 Eyes Intelligence Services and Central Banks can be dealt with, and we can build concordance with all nations – for an Economic & Cultural Renaissance!

    • @Stephen Kaylor That was a great word salad of a reply……I must ask, did you write that from…(guffaws)….your mum’s basement?
      The irony will no doubt elude you. But hey, look for it anyway.

    • @Brett Barnes Of course. How remiss of me. I didn’t see that ace slip out of my sleeve.
      Now. Being that i am a straight male and I need to be punished I will elect to be pegged by a pair of lesbians.
      It’s just that I feel filthy after talking to you…mate.

  18. To the surprise of noone, Trump has adapted dictator like behavior🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

    • @Kevin Mezentsev clearly, you favor corruption as long as it benefits your party. What Trump is doing is WORSE. Trump is now corrupting other countries to manipulate an election to benefit himself. And asking for a favor is one thing, and blackmail/extortion is another. When you ask for a favor, you don’t negotiate money that is already supposed to be given to help the other person/nation. That’s ILLEGAL.
      Get your head in check🙃

    • If he was a dictator Rachel would be in prison for speaking out against him every night

    • @Tuko Lo Trump isn’t a dictator, YET🙊

  19. 38live.visual_concepts studios | September 28, 2019 at 7:17 AM | Reply

    Hate an greed, have destroyed a lot of nations 😥😥 America is going down a dark road

  20. Scrivener Writer | September 28, 2019 at 8:43 AM | Reply

    Perhaps Shakespeare sums it up best:

    The world is still deceived with ornament.

    In law, what plea so tainted and corrupt, 

    But, being seasoned with a gracious voice, 

    Obscures the show of evil? 

    What damned error, but some sober brow

    Will bless it, and approve it with a text,

    Hiding the grossness with fair ornament?

    There is no vice so simple, but assumes

    Some mark of virtue on his outward parts.

    Merchant of Venice, Act 3, Sc 2.

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