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Former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe says that the president is “the most unpatriotic person in the country’s history” and warns that Republicans backing his legal fight are threatening the underpinning of our democracy. Aired on 11/20/2020.
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97 Comments on "David Plouffe Calls Trump’s Legal Fight ‘The Biggest Grift In American History’ | Deadline | MSNBC"

  1. Venkata Ramayya | November 20, 2020 at 6:50 PM | Reply

    Trump and his family members have been Grifters from day-one!!!

    • Jeff Czermanski | November 20, 2020 at 9:56 PM | Reply

      @Pbh Pbh David Cay Johnson knows more than anyone would ever want to know about Trump. I don’t know how he keeps it together with all the insanity he knows about. It must feel like he live in an alternate reality (what he knows vs how Trump is perceived). If you want to hear some dirt of the tabloid variety (the kind that Johnson wouldn’t touch) check out Noel Casler. He worked on the apprentice with Trump and he has some totally insane stories that actually make sense of some of Trumps craziness.

    • @Colin Rowling YES! Remember when Hillary brought up the fact that he didn’t pay taxes during one of the debates and Trumpy Baby retorted, “That’s because I’m smart.” One million Republican voters out there in “The Heartland” went “YEAH!!” Breaking the law when it saves you money is fully justified in their minds because prioritizing profits is a cardinal rule with right-wingers.

    • Robert Smith wonderful idea.

    • @Jeff Czermanski I’d advise against laying your fiber optic cable anywhere near that Love Bot, you might catch a virus.

    • @Colin Rowling yes,, yet. Happy thoughts – laws and order for grifters also.

  2. Trump is using third world country politics. Just muddy the water and gullible followers will believe you.

  3. Drumpf’s legal team makes Borat look Presidential.

  4. Every day trump doesn’t admit he lost is costing too many Americans’ lives.

    • Mescalero Medina | November 20, 2020 at 7:06 PM | Reply

      Trump Republicans have reached mass murderers status and it continues We the People will never forget that the Republican Party has the blood of our family members on their hands

    • Javier Contreras | November 20, 2020 at 8:29 PM | Reply

      @Lydia M. Lengema I can’t believe it. So more than 250, 000 Americans who had die already is not a genocide? How you call that?
      I guess for all the trump stupid followers, that is call simply bad luck for all those who have die as they are meaningless for this government.

    • Lydia M. Lengema | November 20, 2020 at 9:10 PM | Reply

      @Javier Contreras world international said an GENOCIDE occurred when there are more than
      600 Millions of Human beings death. STOP….blaming Président Trump for this
      ConoraVirus Pandémie. You are not blaming the doctors. But a Président.
      You believed Biden/Harris won Novembre 3rd 2020.
      I hope You are not America. Kamala Harris in Oval Office, You Black and white
      MINORITIES here, America Soil. What a shame.

  5. FirstRyan Murray | November 20, 2020 at 6:59 PM | Reply

    It’s as if, the darkest aspects of the American psyche have manifest itself in the Republican party.

    • @Bob Marshel they can’t tell these lies in court.Because lying to a judge could get your law license revoked.And no lawyer will do that for Dump.💩💩💩💩

    • Segolene Baraine | November 20, 2020 at 8:09 PM | Reply

      This darkness has always be there. Trump wasn’t bright enough to cover his trails and has inadvertently exposed the century worth of grift and bull manure.

    • @Bob Marshel See you at the Thousand Maga March

    • Yes we have been shown the true face of Evil. Time to make it disappear never to raise it’s head again. People need TO LEARN.

    • But every one of them will tell, “No, its the other side that’s corrupt”! Total denial in other words.

  6. CommercialVehicle | November 20, 2020 at 6:59 PM | Reply

    This is all a sham, Trump knows he lost, he simply wants his base to think the election was stolen from him, so he can milk them for cash for his future legal costs.

  7. Mignon Simpson | November 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM | Reply

    Sedition call it what it is. Why is it being tolerated.

    • You can bet it is not being tolerated behind the scenes.

    • Really the only thing that’s keeping him in office is the senate. Mitch is as much to blame as Trump since he enabled all this crap.

    • It’s being tolerated because the GOP has spent half a century equating their political party with Christianity Itself, to the point that, to many Americans, voting against the GOP is, quite literally, a sin. Look at the washed-up actor Jon Voight, who the other day said “This is a battle between righteousness and SATAN.”
      When you’re dealing with that sort of mindset, the kind of thought process that sees a political contest as a manichaean battle with apocalyptic consequences, of COURSE the average Republican-leaning voter isn’t going to care whether or not some petty laws are broken or traditional norms of behavior get stepped on. If it means establishing a dictatorship in order for the forces of Good to triumph, then they’re all for it. Just make sure Wal-Mart opens on time.

    • one word: republiCONs

    • Because republican s are corrupt and criminal

  8. You have never had a president facing so many legal problems on leaving before either.

  9. That is correct ” the most unpatriotic president ” in history!!

  10. The people that need to hear this won’t.

  11. If GOP keeps pushing this narrative, their voters will not bother voting for them. If Democrats keep voting strong it will work out just fine.

    • woowooNeedsFaith | November 20, 2020 at 9:04 PM | Reply

      I was wishing the exact same thing.

    • The Counselor Ace | November 20, 2020 at 9:43 PM | Reply

      They have already been noted and will be voted out and brought up on charges as deemed fitting

    • BULLCRAP. The GOP could enslave all the Christ-o-bots out there in “The Heartland” and they’d bow their heads in submission. After all, who are they but miserable sinners compared with those Blessed by God, the Rich, who are their natural superiors in all things. To the average Republican voter, they have no choice in the matter; they have all been brainwashed into believing that the Democrats are, quite literally, the party of SATAN. Who else are they going to vote for? Libertarians? Hah! Many of them are dirty atheists. Shhhh….

    • I am very positive that Republican voters will still vote for the sham party. To think differently would be foolish, no matter how stupid that sounds/ is!

    • @Lance Ash I’m afraid this is most likely true. Have you seen the video message the actor Jon Voight made sometime after the election? He pretty literally touches on EVERYTHING you mentioned in his support for Trump. And that includes the “Satan” part.

  12. Brent Thailand | November 20, 2020 at 7:06 PM | Reply

    Trump needs to be charged with crimes against humanity and other things.. The last 4 years has been plain BS and he did nothing but line his pocket. 😠😠😠😠

      From the very first day of his presidency he’s made more than 8 years of his salary would add up to be.

      He took $15 million out of $107 million dollars in total paid for by his followers for the inauguration and paid himself for the use of his own hotel. $15 million in the very first day of his term.

      That’s $11.8 million more than he’d get in total salary for an 8 year term in office.

      No wonder why he gives back his salary to the treasury. It’s peanuts compared with how much he makes grifting the taxpayers.

      Want a source?
      Here ya go: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-inauguration-spending-details_n_5c3de3d7e4b0e0baf5412b4a

    • @wed3k
      He didn’t have to. He made more money on his inauguration alone than he’d make in 8 years at the salary of a presidency.

      (8 years @ $400k = $3.2 million) He made $15 million by leasing his own hotel to the inauguration. That’s $11.8 million more than he’d get paid in 8 years!

      He got a total of $107 million dollars just in inaugural donations.. Why does he need a lousy $400k paycheck?


    • @THE TRUTH IS OUT NOW 777 If you donate the $2,800 level to Trump you can become a member of “The Trump Family Circle”.

    • @wed3k If you donate the $2,800 level to Trump you can become a member of “The Trump Family Circle”.

    • Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and a whole host of bankers and hedge fund managers need to be in jail too. But it ain’t gonna happen because they play the game. Tails they win, heads you lose.

  13. Donald will fight until January when he has to leave. And he’s not fighting for you. He could give a F about you. It’s all about him. Being don Jon un the king.

  14. I think the last few days of Trumps presidency will be the most dangerous of all.

    • It’s going to be a long 60 days.

    • longinus galaxy | November 20, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply


    • Agreed. If he’s going to start a war, he’ll wait until the last minute.

    • @karmakazi219
      He’s already trying to start wars in Syria and Iran. Israel has been trying to get him to order military strikes on the Iranian nuclear enrichment plant and now that Saudi Arabia has been buying billions in US made weapons they will be able to provide a sufficient cover story for the US military to go ahead with this plan.

    • You bet they will. If they can get away with it, the GOP will cut down all the trees in our national parks and sell that lumber for a tidy profit. After all, nothing in Life has any objective value unless it has a dollar amount attached to it. Watch out for the OSHA regulations at your place of employment; Trump will rescind all the regs he can in order to “unshackle” the hands of capitalism. Fly, Mighty Eagle, FLY HIGH!

  15. Liisa Varhalla | November 20, 2020 at 7:15 PM | Reply

    Trump. The grift that just keeps giving!!

  16. This is and has always been about money for trump.

  17. I’m an Independent, I will never vote for another Republican again in my life.

    • Valley of the Sun | November 20, 2020 at 9:28 PM | Reply

      Same 4 me 2.

    • woowooNeedsFaith | November 20, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      @lary angel I believe that this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiXeK7mz1yk quite well explains why they are what they currently are. Precursor for it is video: “Power & Panic: The Last Days for Christian Nationalism” which further explains all the crazy we are witnessing today.

    • Same

    • You know Independents are the overwhelmingly largest “party affiliation” in the US as of May 2020 @ 40%. Followed by registered Democrats @ 31% of the population, then Republicans @ 25%, and 4% other.

      The largest voting block continues to be the non-voter. This year, of the 239 million people eligible to vote, only an estimated 160 million votes were counted (which is still a record). Granted that doesn’t take into consideration ballots that were rejected, purged, or Trumped away.

    • 👏👏👏👏👏👏

  18. Grifter is a con artist: someone who swindles people out of money through fraud…. sounds familiar

  19. Trump is attempting a coup, and the spineless, rotten Republicans are letting him get away with it

    • Then it is up to We The People to make sure Trump doesn’t get away with it.

    • Too bad these traitors don’t give any thought to the future of their souls.
      I guess they missed the part where one REAPS what they have Sown.
      It is said the Lord has many ‘neighborhoods’ in heaven … I’m pretty sure Trump won’t end up in a house with a golden toilet. LOL… more likely a smelly latrine.

  20. Grand Old Party is is no longer. Republicans have been corrupted by Trump.

    • The rot in the GOP preceded him, accommodated him and will continue to use him to serve their ends for as long as they can get away with it.
      You’re right though. I am an ex Republican who did not vote for Trump in either election.
      They are a criminally corrupt mob. They are dead to me, as the mob lingo goes.

    • They were that way b4 45, the proof is in the pudding. Racist, ignorant and *hypocrites!

    • Republican party is Trump’s Party now.

    • Leo A Menssen there is nothing Grand about the republicans these days!!! Get rid of them all!!!! They are ALL grifters and cheats, Lindsey, Mitch and the whole group,

    • ….. thank God ! HUMANOID Trump who has fooled the world & 73 million Americans in particular, for 4 years & more has been THRUMPED ! After this, ..

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