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Kentucky Democratic Senate Candidate and former Marine Lieutenant Colonel, Amy McGrath, joins Lawrence O’Donnell the day after her debate with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. After 36 years in Congress, McConnell has “no defense for a number of questions that came up … when it comes to coronavirus relief, when it comes to health care, when it comes to Kentucky.” Aired on 10/13/2020.
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  1. Donald Trump is killing this country

    • @Shobhit Raina I am saddened by the treatment that you and your friends have received. But listen, Mitch is not what Kentuckians need, let alone the entire country. Please let us decide. I hope the majority of us have awakened to see things for what they really are. Also, I hope you never are attacked like that again because that type of behavior contributes to the extreme divisions in our country.

    • @dM gH Dude, I really like the Democratic Party, I have supported its ideology for my entire life but it has become too radical. Watch Liberty Hangout videos, they are shutting down all opinions they don’t like. It is only this year I am supporting Trump. Bernie and Tulsi Gabbard were such a great candidate, but you chose Joe and Kamala

    • @Shobhit Raina I do appreciate your openness to talk about this. I disagree with your opinion but I respect it too. I try to stay informed of what both parties are doing and I see the corruption on both sides. Most importantly, I pray that we, us, the people of this country (not the politicians because I’m not counting on them) can heal this massive divide. Here’s to coming together and fighting for the common good.

    • @dM gH I like that take. In fact, that is the greatness of this nation. I am more than happy with you disagreeing with my opinion. It’s dangerous rather to not have any disagreements at all. The single ruling party eventually holds no accountability and the elites take it all. All I am asking for is freedom of speech and respecting another person’s opinion. And you have done that so thanks. 🙂

    • Dan Dan ..true true!!

  2. There is nothing to think about in choosing Amy or Moscow Mitch……………. Go Amy!

    • @CUT FROM DIFFERENT CLOTH I think she did say that in the beginning. That was disappointing for us in Kentucky for sure. But, she’s better than Mitch. Trump and Mitch (and more) gotta go. Maybe it’ll happen this time around. This whole thing is like holding your breath, closing your eyes and charging forward… hoping you don’t get killed.

    • American Educational Archive | October 14, 2020 at 11:06 AM | Reply

      @Fernando Castillo , wow that was entertaining, thanks for sharing.

    • I want Amy to win but she doesn’t have much chance.

    • Marja Tikkanen | October 14, 2020 at 2:50 PM | Reply

      AMY GO PEOPLE VOTE BLUE

    • Deplorably_Deranged Dispicable_Bidon_Supporter | October 14, 2020 at 9:23 PM | Reply

      @ruth depew I predict 60 Repub senators. then we can start getting rid of the RINOs

  3. “Today the Republicans are the party of “American carnage” and Russian collusion, of scams, plots, and weapons-grade contempt for the rule of law. The only decent, sensible, and conservative position is to vote against this Republican Party at every level, and bring the sad final days of a once-great political institution to an end. Then build the party back up again—from scratch.

    Indeed, the transformation of the GOP into a cult of personality is so complete that the Republicans didn’t even bother presenting a platform at their own convention. I’m not advocating for voting against the GOP merely to punish Republicans for Trump’s existence in their party. Rather, conservatives must finally accept that at this point Trump and the Republican Party are indistinguishable. Trump and his circle have gutted the old GOP and stuffed its empty husk with the Trump family’s paranoia and corruption.”
    –Tom Nichols

    • +David J That’s exactly what happened and we will need to rebuild the GOP to what it was, a party of people who cared about us, about America!

    • Robert Graybeard | October 14, 2020 at 5:21 PM | Reply

      @Ross – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s95VhNZmigw *_Inside the Lincoln Project’s campaign against President Trump_* | Oct 11, 2020 | 60 minutes

    • I think all the parties need this

    • @Robert Graybeard I watched that interview before – thank you though! I know some of those folks and, like me, most were ‘never trumpers’ in 2016. I will only speak for myself but Steve, in many ways, holds similar views. Moscow Mitch will be recorded by political historians as the one who finally destroyed Lincoln’s GOP – he made the lid and nailed it on the coffin. Moscow Mitch’s primary and singular aim was and is using the Republican party to fulfill the Federalist Society’s agenda. Taking care of his ‘donor class’ runs a close second with Moscow Mitch. There’s nothing ‘conservative’ about the Federalist Society; although, they use the word ‘conservative’ to hide their primary agenda – establish a theocracy-type government. Moscow Mitch tried to legislate that effort, but failed. So…next step – do so through the judiciary.

      I grew up cutting my political eye teeth in the Republican party. I’m 70+ years old and today’s Republican party is RINO compared to, say, Ike’s Republican party. The Newt Gingrich ‘era’ convinced me to go independent – that ‘political creature’ was and still is a disgusting two-faced user concerned with one thing – power. Moscow Mitch is more so the same political creature and, in the process, has forgotten [much like Newt] that the Republican party was founded, first and foremost, for the common person’s interests – not that of today’s top 10%. What amazes me is this – to hear Joe Biden speak today about the common people is like hearing Ike Eisenhower speak.

      I have no idea where these TLP war horses will end up…I guess that’ll be determined by November’s outcome. I know this for sure – I’ll be keeping track of these American US Constitutional hero’s [they are in my book] and follow their lead!

    • Robert Graybeard | October 14, 2020 at 9:11 PM | Reply

      @Ross – I’ve voted Republican on occasion in the past but I agree, RINOs are terrible. Step back and think . . . POTUS.DJT is the symptom, not the problem; his base is solid.
      I recently watched *_Chris Hayes Highlights: October 13 | MSNBC_* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peXtO7kCXWQ
      I sincerely hope that enough True Republicans and Independants VOTE to make it obvious that Trump is NOT mainstream America. I would like to see him lose overwhelmingly.
      and https://www.quora.com/How-can-Biden-be-a-socialist-if-he-s-a-Conservative-Democrat/answer/Wilhelm-Rutger-Fridolf

  4. Let McConnell go Kentucky. He’s way past his due time.

  5. Moscow Mitch and president Spready Kruger will go down in history as being the most corrupt duo in U.S. history. They thinks it’s funny there’s no stimulus for the middle class. Nancy’s going retroactive!! BYEDON 2020!!

  6. How is kentucky okay with a ghoul be their voice.

    • I don’t know, but they have Rand Paul too.

    • Helen Patterson | October 14, 2020 at 2:43 AM | Reply

      @Margo
      OMG….do people there vote ?

    • @Helen Patterson We do. I don’t understand the type of people that vote for him and Rand Paul. But, I do believe more and more of us are coming out against him. So far, he’s still ahead, but maybe this year is the year. He and Rand are both heartless and do not give a **** about us or the rest of the nation.

    • Kentucky should vote him out! He has done NOTHING for them!!

  7. Bunker Baby dRumph | October 14, 2020 at 12:32 AM | Reply

    Millions of Americans are going to get sick, hungry, cold & many many more will die over the upcoming winter but Moscow Mitch & Donald tRump just don’t care!

  8. fourthqtrplayer | October 14, 2020 at 12:38 AM | Reply

    Mitch got clowned in debate…..need a person that cares for the people and not trump!! BYEDON!!

    • @Pamela I feel you Pamela on how fox news can have a huge strain on a relationship, I’m dealing with this as well with my boyfriend. My saving sanity are earbuds to drown out the Faux Noise and it’s the worst at night starting with Tucker.

    • @Angela Veale OMG, Angela I am so sorry. Tucker Carlson is one of the worst and a womanizer as well. Whew, I was a strong supporter of Bernie Sanders for POTUS and my heart just sank when all the other candidates running, dropped and got behind Joe Biden. I was called a communist socialist and other names as well. I looked at Bernie’s policies, such as, cancelling all student loan debt, M4A and saving our precious planet. Thank God that you have earbuds to drown out the Faux news.

    • @Angela Veale Angela, with your earbuds in, you might want to look on youtube and listen to The Rational National, a young man in Canada that has his own channel and tells the truth and he is very intelligent in my opinion. He just posted that a lady just died from covid-19 because she was affraid to seek medical care for fear of the medical bills. This is just so sad that this is where our country is right now. This just shouldn’t happen. God bless and peace to you Angela. Stay safe.

    • Connie sue adams Adams | October 14, 2020 at 7:56 PM | Reply

      If people went to the back roads of Kentucky,And see how people live there .It would break some people’s heart.I was there last year and it is sad.

    • Deplorably_Deranged Dispicable_Bidon_Supporter | October 14, 2020 at 9:18 PM | Reply

      if only Trump had done these necessary things on covid— you know like in Jan: have HHS declare the virus as “a very big deal” or Jan. 6- issue a level I travel notice Wuhan, China or b4 Jan 20 have NIH begin development of a vaccine for the coronavirus. or have CDC activate its emergency operations center or get a “special emergency authorization” from the FDA to allow the new coronavirus test. or Jan 21 issued a level III travel notice urging Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to China or Jan 29 create the Coronavirus Task Force to help monitor and contain the spread of the virus and provide updates on January 31: why did he not Declare the coronavirus a public health emergency. or Announce chinese travel restrictions. or Suspend entry into the United States for foreign nationals who pose a risk of transmitting the coronavirus. etc. etc. why oh why ?? or in Feb get a team ready to travel to China to get information, expanded enhanced entry, or use State of Nation address to vow to “take all necessary steps” to protect Americans, briefed lawmakers, Feb 6 ship test kits, or have Coronavirus Task Force briefed governors, partner with Janssen Research, Sanofi Pasteur, to “expedite the development” of a vaccine, ask congress for $2.5 Billion, a level 4 travel advisory to Italy South Korea, lift federal restrictions on coronavirus testing, or donate his 4th quarter salary to fight it, or purchase 500 million N95 respirators ship test kits to 30 countries, in march: sign a $8.3 billion bill, announce travel restrictions on anyone who had visited Europe. or invoke Title 42 to provide border patrol with tools to secure the borders; or direct the SBA to issue low-interest loans to small businesses; maybe he should have called on Congress to increase this fund by $50 Billion; or ask Congress to pass a payroll tax cut; or declare a national emergency in order to access $42 billion; grant Roche AG an emergency approval for two new rapid diagnostic tests; UK travel ban; partner with google and grocery stores; talk with governors and G7, tourism leaders; expand telehealth; partner USDA, Baylor University, McLane Global, and Pepsi Co. to provide 1 million meals per weak to children; defer $300 billion in tax payments DOD give five million respirator masks and 2,000 ventilators; close U.S.-Canada and US-Mexico border to non-essential traffic; invoke the Defense Production Act; activate FEMA in every region to its highest level; deploy USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy hospital ships; suspend foreclosures and evictions; suspended a regulation on doctors; announce progress shown by anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine; issued a global level 4 health advisory; tens of thousands of ventilator conversions; The CDC is suspending all illegal entries;buying and making available 200,000 testing swabs; HHS order hundreds of millions of N95 masks through FEMA; 10 million testing kits had been put into the commercial market; directed the federal govt to provide 4 large federal medical stations with 2,000 beds for CA & 1,000 beds for NY & WA; native americans to get federal assistance; signed an executive order to prohibit the hoarding of medical supplies; FEMA established a supply chain stabilization task force; order three army hospitals to deploy their health care professionals to New York and Washington; hold a conference call with 140 non-profit organization leaders, including The Salvation Army & The Red Cross; 4,000 ventilators to New York; participate in a video conference with the G20; Dr. Fauci announced the Federal Government to speed up production of potential coronavirus vaccines; signed (CARES) Act into law. signed a Defense Production Act memorandum for ventalator production; 100,000 ventilators are projected to be manufactured;Trump met with supply chain distributors including FedEx, Cardinal Health, and UPS to discuss ways to get governments necessary medical supplies Army finishe a 2,900 bedroom temporary hospital at the Javits Center; “Project Airbridge” shipment of medical supplies from abroad; HHS accepted 30 million doses of Hydroxychloroquine, donated by Sandoz, and one million doses of Chloroquine, donated by Bayer Pharmaceuticals, for clinical trials; approved Battelle’s N95 mask sanitization process FEMA has dedicated $1.3 billion to assist New York; activate more than 14,000 National Guardsmen; 400 ventilators to Michigan, 300 ventilators to New Jersey, 150 ventilators to Louisiana and Illinois, 50 ventilators to Connecticut; $100 million of medical supplies to aid Italy; Ford Motor Company committed to producing 50,000 ventilators; HHS took steps to accelerate a clinical trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine; CMS announced new regulatory changes to cut red tape expanding child care, meal, and laundry services for health care workers; 8 facilities with 50,000 bed capacity in California; or provide $200 billion in additional liquidity. IF ONLY on march 29 had Trump signed a $2 Trillion for Covid-19 relief bill into law; or in April give away 27.1 million surgical masks, 19.5 N95 million respirator masks, 22.4 million surgical gloves, 5.2 million face shields, over 7,600 ventilators IF ONLY Trump would have invested billions of $ in four major vaccine platforms; or give $25 billion in federal funding to support public transportation systems in response to the coronavirus; or Mr.President please but down that Big Mac, exit that bunker and get out and DO SOMETHING …

  9. Not only did he not have an answer He LAUGHED when she talked about people being dead. He really is a ghoul.
    Biden/Harris/McGrath 2020
    VOTEVOTEVOTEVOTEVOTEVOTEVOTEVOTE

    • @Michael Raheem did you miss the part where Republicans cheat?

    • @Michael Liles he likes that name, in fact. The name that really gets under his skin is Moscow Mitch. So I try to remember to use it.😈

    • @JB he likes the name grim reaper. The name that really gets under his skin is Moscow Mitch.

      It’s kind of you to worry about being rude when he has facilitated the death of thousands. I figure he’s trying to get even with the world for making fun of him when he was a kid. Weirdly, it was free medical care that saved him and made him healthy as a child. You’d think he’d have more kindness in him.

    • American Educational Archive | October 14, 2020 at 11:06 AM | Reply

      @Suzanne Santos , yep, fur real

    • American Educational Archive | October 14, 2020 at 11:07 AM | Reply

      @JB , smells like him too

  10. Myriam Gapella | October 14, 2020 at 12:51 AM | Reply

    He is in the pockets of Russian oligarchs…corrupt, old man, arrogant, no ideals, just money. Past his time.

  11. Please for the sake of America vote mitch McConnell out of office

  12. Kentucky, vote Amy. You have nothing to lose and so much to gain.

  13. PLEASE VOTE HIM OUT. HE NEEDS TO GO. Stay safe and stay and stay well.

    • Cort Right he is evil just like all the rest of thrm republicans and his face is so irritating 😠 to look at. Yea he is been expired 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    • Vote on Nov 3rd 2020.
      Vote Biden-Harris.
      Vote Amy McGrath.
      Vote Blue.
      Vote because only YOUR vote truly counts & matters.

    • Right on Cort……….that ole’ timer needs to be sent home on the next train!!!

    • Deplorably_Deranged Dispicable_Bidon_Supporter | October 14, 2020 at 9:24 PM | Reply

      yep missus rite— well said
      if only Trump had done these necessary things on covid— you know like in Jan: have HHS declare the virus as “a very big deal” or Jan. 6- issue a level I travel notice Wuhan, China or b4 Jan 20 have NIH begin development of a vaccine for the coronavirus. or have CDC activate its emergency operations center or get a “special emergency authorization” from the FDA to allow the new coronavirus test. or Jan 21 issued a level III travel notice urging Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to China or Jan 29 create the Coronavirus Task Force to help monitor and contain the spread of the virus and provide updates on January 31: why did he not Declare the coronavirus a public health emergency. or Announce chinese travel restrictions. or Suspend entry into the United States for foreign nationals who pose a risk of transmitting the coronavirus. etc. etc. why oh why ?? or in Feb get a team ready to travel to China to get information, expanded enhanced entry, or use State of Nation address to vow to “take all necessary steps” to protect Americans, briefed lawmakers, Feb 6 ship test kits, or have Coronavirus Task Force briefed governors, partner with Janssen Research, Sanofi Pasteur, to “expedite the development” of a vaccine, ask congress for $2.5 Billion, a level 4 travel advisory to Italy South Korea, lift federal restrictions on coronavirus testing, or donate his 4th quarter salary to fight it, or purchase 500 million N95 respirators ship test kits to 30 countries, in march: sign a $8.3 billion bill, announce travel restrictions on anyone who had visited Europe. or invoke Title 42 to provide border patrol with tools to secure the borders; or direct the SBA to issue low-interest loans to small businesses; maybe he should have called on Congress to increase this fund by $50 Billion; or ask Congress to pass a payroll tax cut; or declare a national emergency in order to access $42 billion; grant Roche AG an emergency approval for two new rapid diagnostic tests; UK travel ban; partner with google and grocery stores; talk with governors and G7, tourism leaders; expand telehealth; partner USDA, Baylor University, McLane Global, and Pepsi Co. to provide 1 million meals per weak to children; defer $300 billion in tax payments DOD give five million respirator masks and 2,000 ventilators; close U.S.-Canada and US-Mexico border to non-essential traffic; invoke the Defense Production Act; activate FEMA in every region to its highest level; deploy USNS Comfort and USNS Mercy hospital ships; suspend foreclosures and evictions; suspended a regulation on doctors; announce progress shown by anti-malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine; issued a global level 4 health advisory; tens of thousands of ventilator conversions; The CDC is suspending all illegal entries;buying and making available 200,000 testing swabs; HHS order hundreds of millions of N95 masks through FEMA; 10 million testing kits had been put into the commercial market; directed the federal govt to provide 4 large federal medical stations with 2,000 beds for CA & 1,000 beds for NY & WA; native americans to get federal assistance; signed an executive order to prohibit the hoarding of medical supplies; FEMA established a supply chain stabilization task force; order three army hospitals to deploy their health care professionals to New York and Washington; hold a conference call with 140 non-profit organization leaders, including The Salvation Army & The Red Cross; 4,000 ventilators to New York; participate in a video conference with the G20; Dr. Fauci announced the Federal Government to speed up production of potential coronavirus vaccines; signed (CARES) Act into law. signed a Defense Production Act memorandum for ventalator production; 100,000 ventilators are projected to be manufactured;Trump met with supply chain distributors including FedEx, Cardinal Health, and UPS to discuss ways to get governments necessary medical supplies Army finishe a 2,900 bedroom temporary hospital at the Javits Center; “Project Airbridge” shipment of medical supplies from abroad; HHS accepted 30 million doses of Hydroxychloroquine, donated by Sandoz, and one million doses of Chloroquine, donated by Bayer Pharmaceuticals, for clinical trials; approved Battelle’s N95 mask sanitization process FEMA has dedicated $1.3 billion to assist New York; activate more than 14,000 National Guardsmen; 400 ventilators to Michigan, 300 ventilators to New Jersey, 150 ventilators to Louisiana and Illinois, 50 ventilators to Connecticut; $100 million of medical supplies to aid Italy; Ford Motor Company committed to producing 50,000 ventilators; HHS took steps to accelerate a clinical trial of a potential coronavirus vaccine; CMS announced new regulatory changes to cut red tape expanding child care, meal, and laundry services for health care workers; 8 facilities with 50,000 bed capacity in California; or provide $200 billion in additional liquidity. IF ONLY on march 29 had Trump signed a $2 Trillion for Covid-19 relief bill into law; or in April give away 27.1 million surgical masks, 19.5 N95 million respirator masks, 22.4 million surgical gloves, 5.2 million face shields, over 7,600 ventilators IF ONLY Trump would have invested billions of $ in four major vaccine platforms; or give $25 billion in federal funding to support public transportation systems in response to the coronavirus; or Mr.President please but down that Big Mac, exit that bunker and get out and DO SOMETHING …

  14. Kentucky Voters! Vote Mc Connell OUT, HE IS NOT THERE FOR YOU, JUST FOR HIMSELF.IT SHOWS.

    • @dM gH yea… trying… I remember the ditch mitch stickers 30 years ago.
      Hes bought his seat and I suppose hes rigged the system.
      So few like him but hes been steadfast.
      I’d argue that his power has been the most determined factor in the decline of the US government.

    • The odds of McConnel losing to a Democrat is about like the odds of Pelosi losing to a Republican.

    • @SwayBack Yup. I totally agree. The whole country has suffered because of him. On the brighter side, there’s a lot of enthusiasm here. Maybe everyone will take that enthusiasm to the voting booth.

    • Mary Jan3 Cordova | October 14, 2020 at 2:23 PM | Reply

      @Fair Dinkum ..yes it is. .

    • Debi Rodibaugh | October 14, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

      @SwayBack Yes I see it that way also. He has it fixed I’m afraid Kentucky will have to wait until he croaks to have the freedom they deserve.

  15. Mitch McConnell doesn’t even remember there are two time zones in his “home” state. *He’s a hypocritical opportunist only concerned with power.* Go, Amy, go!! Make him crawl for it!

  16. Randy Ragsdale | October 14, 2020 at 1:32 AM | Reply

    Kentucky DESPERATELY needs a change of leadership.

  17. California Condor | October 14, 2020 at 1:40 AM | Reply

    I want her to win so bad, Mitch McConnell is the only reason Trump is still in office, just think about that. Go Amy! 👏✌️

    • PLEASE DONATE TO HER PPL I SURE DID AND IM IN FL

    • Adrien St-Julien | October 14, 2020 at 6:22 PM | Reply

      Amy, you speek so Well of the
      Problems occuring in your state. I with you good luck for the upcoming election. I am convinced that people in Kentucky will elect you.

    • @Ray Collins GO AMY!!!

    • Debi Rodibaugh | October 14, 2020 at 7:38 PM | Reply

      @Dre-Day 1127 I was one of those abused women. Take the leap the freedom is incredible. 👼🏻👼🏿👼🏾👼🏽👼🏼👼

    • @Debi Rodibaugh
      Thank you for sharing!
      Women like you are an inspiration to others in that type of situation. I used the analogy of an physically abused woman, because it can translate to other situations in life. This Senatorial election in Kentucky, is a perfect analogy to an abused wife of 30+ years, and McConnell is the abusive husband. But, Kentucky isn’t the only state like that. Hardworking people voting against their own best interest, is frustrating and amazing at the same time.

  18. I’m not in Kentucky but she is the type of person I’d vote for in a heartbeat. She can mobilize the English language and send it into battle like Winston Churchill. Semper fi McGrath!

  19. Republicans care about power for their own pocket than the American people.

  20. Heart Mountain | October 14, 2020 at 8:24 AM | Reply

    Mitch needs to go. He has lost touch with the American people.

    • Many in the House and Senate have forgotten why they elected! I Believe when they leave office they receive nothing more from the government, only the. Same Social Security all of us receive!

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