‘Disgusting’: Trump Ally Not Threatened By MAGA Rioters, But Would Be By BLM Protestors

Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin is under fire for his comments about the Jan. 6 insurrection, saying he didn’t feel threatened by the MAGA rioters but that he would have felt differently if they had been Black Lives Matter protestors. Journalist Soledad O’Brien joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss his comments, O’Brien explaining “either he has no idea what’s happening or he is just lying to you” and that his statement was “overtly racist.” (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 03/15/2021.
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'Disgusting': Trump Ally Not Threatened By MAGA Rioters, But Would Be By BLM Protestors


    1. @Brett Salter The ongoing problem will be what lies, myths & beliefs haters pass on thru their families. Sanity takes time & work.

    2. @marsh creek On TV, the only one I saw get into that was Maddow. Obviously, we know about it because of investigative journalists, but after the Mueller Report, it was basically forgotten. Trump & others, buried it in a pile of crimes.

    3. @Amanda Wilcox True, I did not mean to imply the process will not take considerable effort, and the ability to be honest with oneself.

    4. Sens. Richard C. Shelby (Ala.), Steve Daines (Mont.), John Hoeven (N.D.), John Neely Kennedy (La.), Jerry Moran (Kan.), John Thune (S.D.) and Johnson, plus Rep. Kay Granger (Tex.).

  1. When are they going to pick up Mitch, Lindsay, Cruz, Hawley, Jordan, Trump & the rest?
    Charge them all …or charge no-one.

    1. these are biden’s republican friends
      and if they didn’t go after gw bush or cheney, these guys will skate away as well

    2. Just like I thought on January 6, that the orange filth & Hawley, Cruz, Graham, etc. are going to walk away from all of this unscathed, am I wrong?

    1. @Joy Hopkins you may have visited but as the USA becomes more Hispanic and a place that become less welcoming to fascists and white peaple become the minority and the GOP have gone the way of the wig party you will look to become an immigrant in another country but none will take you

    1. That was a few hundred idiots doing one day in one specific location vs thousands of idiots doing several months across the nation.

    2. @MTN17 , I’m thinking that the “slice” is noticeably larger than you think it is. Notice the all of the posts that are made all over the internet. That many post are not made by just 8 or 9 hundred people.

    3. @watchin’ it No. That slice is definitely in the multi millions. Hope it isn’t as close to 50% as some would say. That’s a lot of insanity!

    1. @martin timmer There are 81 million of us voters, plus youngsters, who tell you otherwise. Why overstate like that? Tactics?

    2. @Noir Path An actual Irishman in Ireland writes… I don’t think you know much about my country or our history, based on that nonsense above. Hitler would also not have forgotten that it was an Irishman who saved his life in Vienna in the early 1930s – a historically little-known fact that I suspect you are ignorant of – while Johnson is American to the core, and not remotely one of us simply because one of his ancestors may have been from here. He is American; no more, no less.

    3. @Ver Coda Dont get your irish up boyo… Johnson is Irish as they get… his ancestors are from cork and washed up on these shores.. MY country like sewage… He is irish occupying america… not american – get it right laddie

    1. Agreed … Ron Johnson is a vile and disgusting human being. Almost as bad as Chump, and that is as low as it is possible to go.

    2. But why have him on TV they give a platform to these excuse for human beings and breathing fresh that good Americans need.

    1. Mr Wonderful….if you even want to show that you have an inkling of intelligence…you will want to study history a little…the K_K established the Left Democratic Party for their own agenda so it absolutely infuriates me all the time when the Right is always called the “White Supre__cists”….go back to school…apparently you FAILED!!!!

    2. @Deborah Naivaluwaqa dummy I hope you do know that everything switched so the republicans are now the powdered wigs and Democrats actually are the ones who want to help so maybe you should go do some research before spouting incoherent and uneducated nonsense

  2. Ron Johnson’s logic: Timothy McVeigh didn’t mean to blow up 140 innocent people. He was merely expressing his love for his country.

  3. You don’t feel threatened by your own team. Duh! (Police officers were killed by rioters who wouldn’t hurt police officers?)

    1. Notice how quiet the so-called ‘Blue Lives Matter’ crowd is even after police officers were either killed or threatened by those rioters? :-

    1. @Susan Gunn Well there are too many to mention here, that are not emboldened, and know this joke of a man, Ron Johnson, will be shak-
      ing in his boots, or Spurs, whatever? And it won’t be in years to come,
      brother Ron Johnson is goNNa “”Boo Hoo””….like this rest of these Sat-
      anic led people. God’s got something for them all, they’ll wish they had
      some of God’s “”AMAZING GRACE””…..NOT! * happening.

    1. @Metalosopher not surprised one bit…not very much people remember Trump was about to host Taliban leaders at camp David….Trump inviting terrorists and idea of them setting foot on US soil is crazy … I was surprised both Republican and Democratic condemned this and it never happened but only one person backed Trump on this …Mike Pompeo

    2. @Nic Moreno Don’t forget trump met with 2 Russians in the Oval Office on his inauguration. He also invited Putin to the WH but McConnell said it would look bad.

    3. What is it with the Republicans that are full of 💩 as Trump. They can not stop lying about Antifa and BLM.

    1. @Rhoyalty 1922 The racists are the Demonrats. Creepy Joe has proved he is racist with his month and actions.

    2. @Rhoyalty 1922 You’re the little libby lamb,not me!! I don’t support inviting children here only to cage them for Creepy Joe!! 4300 children!!!!! That’s like Creepy Joes personal petting zoo.

    3. @Noir Path Plus American President and all his family plus Mitch McConnell,Cruz’s, Graham, Green, and Giuliani, all on Fox news oh the biggest hypocrite on capital hill Jordan, esa….esa….esa.

    1. @Randy Couch Only bitter and angry losers who always find something other than the true cause, themselves, to blame for their miserable existence voted for trump. Guess what that makes you.

    2. @Randy Couch Not a single democrat is for open borders you are just too stupid to understand that Fox lies to you so you get unjustifiably angry and need to watch more and more of the nonsense they provide dolts like you. It also makes losers feel superior so at least you get a bonus being fed lies and hate.

    3. @Don Draper the funny part is if you think what you stated is reality the truth is that your belief is actually far more applicable to you.

  4. Why would a white nationalist by afraid of the white nationalists?

    Ron Johnson is giving the enemy aid/comfort by even saying that.

    1. @dave hollywood you don’t know what I white nationalist is?
      That is not a relevant comparison in this scenario.
      That is not a valid comparison in any scenario.
      You are not making a good case for the supremacists. You should probably go back to school.

    1. Surprising! I thought they swore that it was BLM protesters “dressed to look like” trump whacked.Tjsts ok,trump turned his back on them too,I just don’t think they get it yet,lol

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