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

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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

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

  1. Stephen Shullich | March 15, 2021 at 10:08 PM | Reply

    Comrade Ron Johnson was in Moscow on July 4th.

    • Amanda Wilcox | March 16, 2021 at 1:43 PM | Reply

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

    • Denise Andrews | March 16, 2021 at 2:34 PM | Reply

      @bianca To get on the payroll, of course!

    • @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.

    • Brett Salter | March 16, 2021 at 9:51 PM | Reply

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

    • buddhastaxi666 | March 18, 2021 at 4:29 PM | Reply

      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.).

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

  3. That is because he was one of them! Plain and simple. Get him off the Senate!

  4. Not scared of his own kind 🤔

    • Pyrritator Parish | March 16, 2021 at 1:19 PM | Reply

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

    • @Pyrritator Parish What an overwhelming generalization!

    • @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.

    • @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!

    • He’d be scared if he didn’t say it.

  5. quinten rogers | March 15, 2021 at 10:16 PM | Reply

    Typical republican

  6. Joseph Stanhope | March 15, 2021 at 10:19 PM | Reply

    This guy belongs in 1930’s Germany

    • Amanda Wilcox | March 16, 2021 at 1:33 PM | Reply

      @Mot Kaou TROLL

    • Amanda Wilcox | March 16, 2021 at 1:35 PM | Reply

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

    • @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.

    • @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

    • silverpairaducks | March 22, 2021 at 11:15 PM | Reply

      As a jew

  7. What a horrible excuse for a human being, let alone a senator! Incredibly stupid!

  8. Mr. Wonderful | March 15, 2021 at 10:23 PM | Reply

    Hey Ron! Where’s your White Hood?

    • Vincentia Van Gogh | March 15, 2021 at 11:34 PM | Reply

      Probably in the wash from recent use!

    • Deborah Naivaluwaqa | March 16, 2021 at 2:39 AM | Reply

      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!!!!

    • Victor Sullivan | March 16, 2021 at 3:20 AM | Reply

      @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

    • @Deborah NaivaluwaqaStupidest comment i’ve have ever read, don’t be an imbecile.

  9. Johnny English | March 15, 2021 at 10:25 PM | Reply

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

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


    • Ron Johnson is a racist.

    • Denise Andrews | March 16, 2021 at 2:32 PM | Reply

      A Dangerous, Racist Joke…

    • vivian claiborne | March 16, 2021 at 6:26 PM | Reply

      @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.

    • Den Dens corner V | March 17, 2021 at 3:25 PM | Reply

      A really bad joke

    • He’s no joke. He’s deadly serious and dumb as a doorknob.

  12. Senator Johnson’s version of “these are fine people ( the american taliban)”.

    • @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

    • @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.

    • @Annie Eliza forgot about that one

    • Anna Jorgensen | March 16, 2021 at 2:13 PM | Reply

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

  13. Martha Martha | March 15, 2021 at 10:41 PM | Reply

    Ron Johnson is a disgrace to our country.

  14. Just imagine Sen Johnson speaking with white robes and a hood. Then it will all make sense.

    • Rhoyalty 1922 | March 18, 2021 at 7:32 AM | Reply

      @David Eby what has this have to do with this ??? Smh

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

    • Rhoyalty 1922 | March 18, 2021 at 9:47 AM | Reply

      @David Eby I can’t/won’t debate Bafoonery. You sound a little slow

    • @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.

    • Michael Power | March 20, 2021 at 3:21 AM | Reply

      @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.

  15. Chandler Boucher | March 15, 2021 at 10:50 PM | Reply

    Enough is enough! Johnson and his cronies need to go!

  16. Anne-Marie Parker | March 15, 2021 at 11:00 PM | Reply

    This Ron johnson needs to resign now. He has DEMENTIA.

    • Joe Biden senile potato President 🤣

    • @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.

    • @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.

    • @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.

    • @Jay Rodster Are you a fellow potato like Joe Biden 🤣

  17. He said what most of us have known to be true.. that they are truely republiKKKans.

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

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

  19. He wasn’t concerned because he was aware ahead of time, that this was going to happen!

  20. Well, well , well. He finally admits that it wasn’t BLM or antifa that were there on 1/6.

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