DHS Secy. Tom Ridge: Trump’s Strategy Is About Dividing, Not Persuading | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

DHS Secy. Tom Ridge: Trump’s Strategy Is About Dividing, Not Persuading | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC 1

 

Trump supporters surrounded a Biden bus in Texas and blocked busy spots in New York and New Jersey over the last few days. Former DHS Secretary and governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Ridge, joins Stephanie Ruhle to discuss whether this could be a preview of the chaos we’re going to see on Election Day. Aired on 11/2/2020.
» Subscribe to MSNBC:

MSNBC delivers breaking news, in-depth analysis of politics headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives. Find video clips and segments from The Rachel Maddow Show, Morning Joe, Meet the Press Daily, The Beat with Ari Melber, Deadline: White House with Nicolle Wallace, Hardball, All In, Last Word, 11th Hour, and more.

Connect with MSNBC Online
Visit msnbc.com:
Subscribe to MSNBC Newsletter:
Find MSNBC on Facebook:
Follow MSNBC on Twitter:
Follow MSNBC on Instagram:

#TomRidge #Trump #MSNBC

DHS Secy. Tom Ridge: Trump’s Strategy Is About Dividing, Not Persuading | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC

80 Comments on "DHS Secy. Tom Ridge: Trump’s Strategy Is About Dividing, Not Persuading | Stephanie Ruhle | MSNBC"

  1. This Is not okay

    • @Nobi_Bklyn The FBI has Hunters laptop of crack and meth smoking, email evidence or money laundering and embezzlement and pornography with pedophila for 9 months. I’m sure they’ll get right on this high school prank thing.

    • @Roger C why isn’t Hunter campaigning for dad? Another hidin Biden… Where is Hunter?

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | November 2, 2020 at 2:01 PM | Reply

      *WSJ: Biden Economics Will Lead To $6,500 Drop In Median Annual Household Income*
      Oct 19, 2020 https://lidblog.com/biden-economics/

      *According to a Hover institute Study analyzed by the Wall Street Journal, the Biden economic plan will result in the median annual American household income to drop by $6,500. The Hoover study examines Biden’s proposals on health insurance, taxes, energy, and regulation.*

      ~ Overall, the authors estimate that the Biden agenda, if fully implemented, would reduce full-time equivalent employment per person by about 3%, the capital stock per person by some 15%, and real GDP per capita by more than 8%. Compared to Congressional Budget Office estimates for these variables in 2030, this means there would be 4.9 million fewer working Americans, $2.6 trillion less in GDP, and $6,500 less in median household income.

      *Or, to put it more directly–we will be screwed.*

      *Per the Journal, we probably won’t go into the depression predicted by President Trump; however, things will get pretty depressing. He would start with a booming economy set up by President Trump, but things will slow down and sink into malaise.*

      The study explains many factors behind income reductions. A big part of it is the taxes and regulations that will disincentivize hiring. The opposite of what Trump did to get the economy going.

      ~Mr. Biden is also proposing substantial increases in business tax rates that will raise the cost of capital. The former Vice President likes to say he’d only raise the top corporate tax rate to 28% from 21%. But so-called pass-through entities (often small businesses) employ more than 40 million Americans, and most pay taxes at the individual tax rate.

      ~“Biden’s plan to raise personal income and payroll tax rates would push their federal rates from below 40 percent to, often, above 50 percent, and these are on top of state income taxes,” the authors write.

      ~Mr. Biden would also raise capital costs by phasing down bonus depreciation in the 2017 tax reform, and he’d raise labor costs by imposing the 12.4% Social Security payroll tax to income above $400,000. The $400,000 threshold isn’t indexed for inflation so it would apply to ever-more Americans as the years go by.

      The study goes into detail explaining how Biden’s health and energy plans will also increase the cost of employing people eventually leading to higher unemployment—lower household income.

    • @Roger C He is not running he is not going to be yur president. Ha ha

    • @Silver Kraken Tagteam trolls.

  2. If during a presidency the phrase “can you believe that this is our president? ” is uttered on a regular basis, you probably picked the wrong guy.

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | November 2, 2020 at 2:01 PM | Reply

      *WSJ: Biden Economics Will Lead To $6,500 Drop In Median Annual Household Income*
      Oct 19, 2020 https://lidblog.com/biden-economics/

      *According to a Hover institute Study analyzed by the Wall Street Journal, the Biden economic plan will result in the median annual American household income to drop by $6,500. The Hoover study examines Biden’s proposals on health insurance, taxes, energy, and regulation.*

      ~ Overall, the authors estimate that the Biden agenda, if fully implemented, would reduce full-time equivalent employment per person by about 3%, the capital stock per person by some 15%, and real GDP per capita by more than 8%. Compared to Congressional Budget Office estimates for these variables in 2030, this means there would be 4.9 million fewer working Americans, $2.6 trillion less in GDP, and $6,500 less in median household income.

      *Or, to put it more directly–we will be screwed.*

      *Per the Journal, we probably won’t go into the depression predicted by President Trump; however, things will get pretty depressing. He would start with a booming economy set up by President Trump, but things will slow down and sink into malaise.*

      The study explains many factors behind income reductions. A big part of it is the taxes and regulations that will disincentivize hiring. The opposite of what Trump did to get the economy going.

      ~Mr. Biden is also proposing substantial increases in business tax rates that will raise the cost of capital. The former Vice President likes to say he’d only raise the top corporate tax rate to 28% from 21%. But so-called pass-through entities (often small businesses) employ more than 40 million Americans, and most pay taxes at the individual tax rate.

      ~“Biden’s plan to raise personal income and payroll tax rates would push their federal rates from below 40 percent to, often, above 50 percent, and these are on top of state income taxes,” the authors write.

      ~Mr. Biden would also raise capital costs by phasing down bonus depreciation in the 2017 tax reform, and he’d raise labor costs by imposing the 12.4% Social Security payroll tax to income above $400,000. The $400,000 threshold isn’t indexed for inflation so it would apply to ever-more Americans as the years go by.

      The study goes into detail explaining how Biden’s health and energy plans will also increase the cost of employing people eventually leading to higher unemployment—lower household income.

    • Yves Laurissint | November 2, 2020 at 2:38 PM | Reply

      He is a president for himself. That’s stupid liar president

    • Yves Laurissint | November 2, 2020 at 2:39 PM | Reply

      @Roger C liar like trump

    • Yves Laurissint | November 2, 2020 at 2:40 PM | Reply

      @Keith Johnson – Shelby GT500 liar

  3. Fernando Astudillo | November 2, 2020 at 12:56 PM | Reply

    NO MORE LIES…..NO MORE TRUMP….ENOUGH OF LIES ENOUGH OF PEOPLE DYING OF COVID 19…..
    ENOUGH……ENOUGH OF THIS ADMINISTRATION….
    ENOUGH……ENOUGH OF VIOLENCE……
    ENOUGH……ENOUGH OF GOP’S……

  4. I’m a republican and a democrat. Never a loyalist to a party. Not independent – prudent. In this election, I’ll vote for the man determined to reunite those kids with their parents. That’s enough reason for me.

    • @Wado Waleli Thx, for reminding them how evil and sadistic Trump is.

    • @james kenyon You went to a radical Trump supporting newsfeed (no one has ever heard of) that does not explan Bidens most recent economic plan that had to be modified until Covid19 is dealt with. Notice how you did not include any factual Trump plans, just suppositions. Trump has no revised plan printed nor stated. He knows he does not need one to get his base to trust him blindly and have no expectations except to become a dictator. STOP!!

    • @Neal There are so many things about Trump’s behavior and sleazy past that his cult either purposely ignore or never attempted to learn. Pretty pathetic. I think all they want out of Trump is a mouthpiece for their own bigotries and hatreds. As long as he delivers in that area, and he always does, they’re happy with them. From a political standpoint, the Trump cult is a pretty cheap date.

    • @Neal Trump has no plans about anything! I don’t think he is even aware of what’s going on in America at all!

    • you are a good person. BUT the liar trump voter is coached to see brown skin, and that means no humanitarian consideration can be given. it’s about filling up animal cages.

  5. Some people that like Trump are rebelling some people that hate Trump are rebelling it’s all Trump’s fault put him in jail

  6. Patrick Kingfisher Kennedy | November 2, 2020 at 1:06 PM | Reply

    GO and VOTE Biden/Harris and VOTE BLUE down the ballot.

  7. To all fellow Americans……….tomorrow you can
    1. vote for Biden or
    2. vote for Covid…..choice is yours, but SCOTUS will be taking choice away soon as well (play on words🙄)

  8. Tom Ridge, “He doesn’t surprise, he continues to disappoint.” Well put.

  9. Christer Ahlner | November 2, 2020 at 1:10 PM | Reply

    They are no patriots , the are gangsters. Trump can’t act like a leader. Vote him out of the office.

  10. tRump supporters are allowing this man to rule like a dictator.

  11. Accountability is necessary to demolish chaos.
    Bring back Decency, Responsibility, Integrity, Caring, Maturity, Humility, etc, etc, etc..
    💙VOTE / VOICE for BIDEN💙

  12. These Trump supporters call themselves American Patriots, but they act like fascists. Everyone has the right to vote. But they try and suppress it. That’s fascism.

    • Vote trump

    • @Arnold Ziffle You may be angry because you want a very dishonest conman to remain our President, however will never believe you really believe things you say here. YOU CANNOT BE THAT STUPID, nor EVIL!!! YOU JUST CANNOT.

    • @Neal ….love your sales technique, all your name calling must really get you the converts you seek!…….do keep trying

    • @Arnold Ziffle I am attempting to appeal to your sense of integrity and fair play. If you call that condescending, then go ahead. Respectful dialogue once the election is over, if you are game. You want a very flawed, narcissistic sociopath who is lying about a virus (among other lies) to remain in office? That while we are dying at 1000 people per day. God help us all. Trump and covid19 are the same; they only care about their own survival. If you can, without attack, please give me factual data as to why you want him to stay in office. I really want to know.

    • @Neal if you really want to know it is his complete abhorrence of useless, endless wars. As a Combat Veteran myself, i know first hand the loss of blood and treasure in Iraq, a place we should never have been. I want a President who prepares us for war but does his or her utmost to avoid it. And while were at it, the Congress and their ability to shirk their responsibility in relation to Declaring wars needs to be fixed, war is not something you go into lightly without much consideration.

  13. Trump and his gang are worse than the Corleone family.

  14. Theresa Fuller | November 2, 2020 at 1:17 PM | Reply

    Trump shouldn’t be the voice for everyone he must Go he’s very unhappy with his self . Trump is an disprove President for all of us

  15. Isn’t this sedition. An act against the US Government.

  16. Your president is insane. Those trucks were endangering lives on the highway. He has thrown in the towel as far as the virus is concerned. Chaos, confusion and carnage are the order of the day. Sadly. The world is watching.

  17. Another example of Trump being unfit for office. Trump needs to be removed immediately. #Biden 2020🇺🇸

  18. Trump, “I have already done a tremendous damage to this country” – not a joke.

  19. They are domestic terrorists that should be tried and charged to the full extent. Specifically targeting and lethally endangering a political campaign’s bus is a terrorist act.

  20. If Donald Trump isn’t committing crimes in our faces, he is inciting his Red Hats to be violent.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.