'Burning Down The Place': Trump Eyes Pardons For Allies After Losing Election 1

‘Burning Down The Place’: Trump Eyes Pardons For Allies After Losing Election

 

MSNBC's Ari Melber reports on the news Trump is mulling pardons for up to 20 allies, worrying Republicans that the action could be seen as an abuse of power. Potential pardons include everyone from Paul Manafort to Joe Exotic from the hit Netflix series "Tiger King." Meanwhile, Trump's cases alleging "voter fraud" are tanking while the crucial Georgia runoffs loom ahead. MSNBC Legal Analyst Glenn Kirschner tells Melber that accepting a pardon "generally extinguishes your Fifth Amendment right against incrimination." (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 12/4/2020.
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'Burning Down The Place': Trump Eyes Pardons For Allies After Losing Election

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    1. @Mary Ray What? You guys are still crying Russia Russia Russia over the last election. Hillary can’t stop moaning, groaning….writing books blaming it on everything under the sun. Oh the irony. You sound foolish.

    2. @Donna Adams Actually Trump’s mishandling of the pandemic has caused the greater part of 275,000 and counting deaths, can you say anything close about Biden? Just that issue of Trump’s makes him worse in this year than Biden’s 47 years in government. It should be of interest to you that aside from not causing as much harm as Trump, Biden has EXPERIENCE to show for his years, something that Trump will NEVER have as much of even if he in some way makes himself the first dictator of the USA.

    3. @Arnold Fossman Nobody with more than 2 brain cells could blame a virus on anyone. Nor can you blame Trump for what the Governors did or didn’t do. I asked you to uphold Bidens record with his accomplishments and this was your response? You have got to be kidding. Are you special? You made the claim now back it? What are Bidens achievements????

    4. @Donna Adams Biden, as Vice President, took this nation out of the economic crisis in 2008 and led the task force that kept SARS and Ebola pandemics from taking hold in this nation!

  1. Accepting a pardon is an admission of guilt, if you’ve done nothing wrong, you wouldn’t need or want that stain on your record.

    1. Maybe if MF psycho leftists weren’t so keen on putting their political rivals in jail for flimsy and at times completely phony reasons pardons wouldn’t be necessary.

    2. This is the dumbest thing I ever heard, and judging by the crooks on this show it’s painfully obvious how far the Democrats will go for power. Burn, loot, and rule social media, and this is all. This is a disgrace to bear witness to.
      Joe Biden will never be legally president.
      You are a loser channel.

    1. Don “The Con” Trump:
      Good news about Trump = Real news
      Bad news about Trump = Fake news
      If I win = It’s not rigged
      If I lose = It’s rigged

    2. I knew he was bad right from the start but then I’ve been in abusive relationships before so I recognized the behavior immediately.

    3. @The Tweatles and???? What year are you living in ???? On sorry I feel for neunderthals like you, knuckle dragging nearly people lol.

    4. If you want to remain clueless keep listening to MSNBC with others of your elk. Then when Trump is taking the oath of office in 2 months you will think that he stole the election because your ignorance is only surpassed by your stupidity.

    5. When Trump is taking the oath of office in a couple of months and all of you fools think he stole the election at that time maybe a bell will go off that your ignorance is only surpassed by your stupidity. Listening to MSNBC with like-minded fools is a recipe for inbred stupidity.

    1. He’s so old, disbarring him doesn’t make sense. It’s too late. The crook gets over on Americans again.

  2. Trump has two parts of a brain “left & right”

    In the “Left” there’s nothing right and
    In the “right” there’s nothing left

    1. This is so stupid it is funny I’ll admit but only based on the stupidity of it but funny is funny can’t take that away

    1. kraken Stomp we have free health care, free schools and the minimum wage in the uk. It works just fine, we don’t have families going bankrupt because of medical bills, our schools are constantly measured for teaching standards and extra funds are given to more deprived areas, which keeps kids in schools and reduces the cycle of crime. Literally no one here resents paying for it. Probably because we get paid a decent wage!

    2. @Arnold Fossman I have to know what is going on the msnbc bubble. sometimes they are right. Most of the time the answers are grey. Not everything is black and white. I cant’ find many grey news sources, however. Thanks for your concern Arnie.

    3. @Owner 1032 A thought just occurred to me! Aren’t you afraid of being infected with liberalism?

      Just me looking out for you again.

    4. @Arnold Fossman Liberalism is good. As long as you don’t go all in and keep an objective mind.
      Thanks for the concern. I appreciate the love. Peace and justice for all

    1. Maybe Donald J Trump can pardon the moron dummycrats at state farm arena when he gets his second term.
      Nothing like video evidence to put a nail in Beijing Bidens coffin. You snowflakes can bury him next RBG…HaHaHHa!

    2. @bambam62
      DiaperDon “Tough on China” tRump Has a Secret Chinese Bank Account.
      Forbes Estimates China Paid tRump At Least $5.4 Million Since He Took Office.
      Trump’s company billed the government at least $2.5 million. the key charges are at his hotels and golf resorts.
      Lying Rat tRump owes $400 million? In reality, however, he owes more than $1 billion.
      IRS and NY prosecutors are waiting for DonTheCon January 20, 2021

    1. NOO….He slipped out to next door at the Adult Book Store in one of their viewing room…UNTUCKING HIS SHIRT….WATCHING. “ SPANKY THE NAUGHTY DWARF”….

    2. Four Seasons Landscaping never knew how much manure they could fit on their loading dock. Now we all know – enough to fill the White House!

    1. @kraken Stomp So when you follow the money from China, through Trump’s Chinese bank account and into Trump’s pocket where does that lead you?

    2. @Aleisa Etheridge Yes, and it’s funny that a Billionaire needs to beg his followers for money most of which goes into his pocket where by January 20th he hopes to have enough to pay off the over $400,000,000 that he owes to banks.

    3. We, trumpsters, are not going anywhere. We are ready for civil war! This isn’t over. It doesn’t matter what happens with Trump. You demons fight dirty, we trumpsters fight smart and strong. Just wait.

    1. @BibahMax I am joking. Both cases sound the same to me, like a joke. This is exactly how Christianity is marketed to the vulnerable in our countries.

    2. @NJ Hawksworth but when Christianity is pushed into our societies in our part of the world this is what is the key marketing point. The son of God spilt is blood for you many centuries ago do that your sins be washed away now if you agree that he alone is God, you will find a place in heaven. Seems like pre-pardoning to me.

    3. @Robin Durfey but that is what the churches scream out in loud speakers in our countries here. The vulnerable are told that they are suffering coz of their sins and by accepting Christ as God, they get the pardon and find everlasting life in heaven. And for all this to happen, the Son of God has spilt his blood in advance so that your sins are washed away. It’s a pre-pardon granted to you if you embrace Christianity. I respect Christianity very much and accept Christ as God but I don’t buy this argument which the missionaries put out. It is misleading and dubious. And you are right, it’s not okay to lie about the word of God.

    1. Did we ever lift the Soviet grain embargo? Or did Trilateral Commission Zbigniew Brzezinski radicalize Islam to draw the Soviets in? Samuel Huntington notorious neoconservative who wrote The Clash of Civilizations also co wrote The Crisis of Democracy for Brzezinski. These people don’t believe in Democracy and they’ve hijacked the Democratic Party. https://www.academia.edu/38126793/Michel_Crozier_Samuel_P_Huntington_Joji_Watanuki_The_Crisis_of_Democracy_Report_on_the_Governability_of_Democracies_to_the_Trilateral_Commission_1975_pdf

    2. It was 4 a.m when i posted niks zo or a bad soap what don’t know what it wants to be horror, drama, comedy, i don’t know or i’m still in the nightmare.

      I don’t know
      (The Netherlands UTC+1 time)

    1. @David Patton yeah remember when Biden called her a very fine person and wished her well after she was charged? Oh my bad, that was trump.

    2. You really think Ms. Maxwell is going to be alive after getting a pardon? If she gets one, the first thing that’s going to happen is that an “accident” will happen ending everything that the case against her (and more than likely others) will go away. If she values he life, either way her best bet would be to stay in prison.

  3. Keep an eye on the money, Harvey Weinstien, Ghislane, these people can pay millions. Pardon for sale, it’s always about money with Trump

    1. @Death to communism ! Didn’t Trump Have a bank account with China and a business deal with Russia, unlike you I can provide facts buttercup

    2. Don “The Con” Trump:
      Good news about Trump = Real news
      Bad news about Trump = Fake news
      If I win = It’s not rigged
      If I lose = It’s rigged

    3. You are an ill-informed moron and you cannot even see it. I guess morons wouldn’t. You are probably a racist as well matter of fact 95% of everyone that calls themselves a Democrat is a racist they hold the same exact ideology of the racists and yet they think that they are morally superior. Stupidity and ignorance together what a wonderful combination for you all to share.

  4. Everyone’s blackmailing everyone bc they ALL have dirt on each other!! It’s gotta be some REALLY bad stuff!!

    1. what crimes did these people commit that they would want a pardon?
      I can’t find any in the news…..#confused

    2. Don “The Con” Trump:
      Good news about Trump = Real news
      Bad news about Trump = Fake news
      If I win = It’s not rigged
      If I lose = It’s rigged

    1. only problem..he goes off on his own tangent..he can be annoying..Ari wasn’t really getting a proper answer to his question. Kirshner’s agenda is very obvious

    2. @Diane Black – He’s not being cross examined, is under no obligation to respond in the convenient ‘stick to the script’ sound bites Melber practically demands, doesn’t have to give a ‘proper answer’, whatever that means, and Kirshner’s only obvious agenda is that justice matters and people should be held accountable, if that annoys you then maybe you should be watching Fox.

    3. @s g you are wrong..he is just so biased that it becomes annoying..I’ll be anxious to see how focused he remains..I believe in justice also; but that always includes both sides..I watch Kirshner, but his attitude needs to be tamed to be a good teacher..I am fair and don’t agree with Trump at all..looks like both sides need to practice a little more maturity, but I’m not holding my breath..guess that’s politics

    1. @Owner 1032 Wait what? Every single reputable news network has been discussing this for days, even fox has been discussing this LOL. Perhaps lay off of newsmax and oann and actually do some research, maybe learn a thing or two, I mean if you are capable of that LOL.

    2. @Steve Sorry…i checked those too. send the link..can’t find it. Im serious.

      WE can agree on a lot…i bet…give me some link

  5. Wait a minute, “Could undermine the Nation’s standing?” COULD? You’ve got to be kidding, that ship sailed in 2016.

    1. @Faithless Hound Obama…you kidding. The Arab Spring was his fault. Ignorance is bliss but at some point you have to take your blinders off.

    2. incipidsigninsetup This is kind of a weird question. Consider it a kind of survey. I am not joking and this is not an attempted put down. My question is this: “Why do you think the United States is (we are) involved in the Ukraine and do you think they (we) should be?”

      its ok if you dont have time, or care to answer, but you seem intelligent and reasonably well informed, and I am curious to learn what various people say in response to that question.

    3. @us citizen Won’t see it I bet . Because of Orange man , racist and because he is. Those are likely to be some of your answers. Is it me or weren’t we involved with Ukraine before this horrible Orange man was elected President?

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