Donald Trump Poised To Take Major Step To Politicizing US Intelligence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Donald Trump Poised To Take Major Step To Politicizing US Intelligence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1

 

Ned Price, former intelligence officer at the CIA and former National Security Council spokesman, talks about the damage Donald Trump is doing to the United States intelligence community by looking to staff top positions with sycophants, with the latest example being the nomination of John Ratcliffe to replace Dan Coats as DNI.
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Donald Trump Poised To Take Major Step To Politicizing US Intelligence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

49 Comments on "Donald Trump Poised To Take Major Step To Politicizing US Intelligence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. KING T'CHENKA | July 30, 2019 at 2:19 AM | Reply

    Make America Great Again… impeach the orange clown.

  2. Just the latest attempt by Trump to mimic his favorite tin pot dictators and he’s got just the Banana ReTrumplitards to enable it all.

    • Putin controls the small trump mind… 🇷🇺💰👎

    • @ignantassninja urrealdad You liberal supremacists crack me up! As dumb as you make yourselves look!

    • 3LD MAGA2020!!!!

    • Power corrupts | July 30, 2019 at 10:42 AM | Reply

      They are dragging their feet.
      The orange one is consolidating power in the executive branch. He hired Barr to keep him out of prison.
      Mueller was getting ready to nail individual number one for obstruction of justice, money laundering, conspiracy, etc… He’s been impeachable since day one.
      State charges are piling up against him.
      They need to make Republicans own their great orange mistake. He’s lying to them.

  3. Claudy TheArtist | July 30, 2019 at 2:24 AM | Reply

    Shocking Republicans would ruin our Intelligence Agencies to appease Trump…

  4. when I hear impeachment and trump name
    Me: Democrats Do what you Gotta do baby…👋🏾

    • Newsflash brood ape you can impeach him but you cant remove him from office so go ahead is will only make him stronger 😂

    • Power corrupts | July 30, 2019 at 10:54 AM | Reply

      It’s not if he will be impeached.
      It’s for which crime.

    • Power corrupts what do you numbnutts think impeachment will do you can’t remove him with the republicans holding the senate it will just give him another win when the senate exonerates him

    • Power corrupts | July 30, 2019 at 11:25 AM | Reply

      Republicans in Congress need to wtfu and recognize that they all took the same oath of office to defend the constitution against all enemies, foreign and domestic.

    • Power corrupts he’s the most popular(among the republican base) president in modern history for a republican politician to go against him is political suicide

  5. Guyron Barnes | July 30, 2019 at 2:35 AM | Reply

    Apparently Congressman John RATcliffe is a Moscow approved Trumpanzee. #TrumpForPrison2020 🇺🇲 #FuckDonaldTrump #PutinsWhore 🖕🇷🇺

  6. Benjamin Bierley | July 30, 2019 at 2:35 AM | Reply

    Well…he already politicized basic human decency

  7. Wake Neutrality | July 30, 2019 at 2:48 AM | Reply

    Never trust a repuke from Texas with “Rat” in his name, especially one with orange lips.

  8. Charlotte Woodson | July 30, 2019 at 3:01 AM | Reply

    steal from the poor and give to the rich!!! Feed them—— in the dark, let them spew hate and they can’t see the $$$ flying away!!!!

  9. 1. Pick someone who is wholly unqualified for the job.
    2. Make them indebted to you for said job.
    3. Demand they show loyalty to you above everything else.
    4. And that’s how t’rump picks his people. The Best People! 😃😆😅😂

    • wilhelm sallsten | July 30, 2019 at 6:49 AM | Reply

      Trump’s best people; Betsy De Vos, Ben Carson, Elaine Chao, Mick Mulvaney, Stephen Miller, Ryan ” Stinks “, Scott Pruitt, Jared Kushner, Ivanka, Linda McMahon and others who have no knowledge or experience of doing the jobs assigned to them. The only requirement is absolute loyalty. I wonder if Trump has a pledge of allegiance to him that is similar to Hitler’s that his appointees have to swear.

    • Is that not blackmail?

    • Ro G, yeah best as in “best”

  10. Trumps building his dictatorship. You really think he’d step down even if dems got the spine to reach impeachment?

  11. Each and every Senator who votes for RATcliffe’s confirmation will be committing an anti-American and unpatriotic act of high crimes and misdemeanors. RATcliffe is nothing but a conspiracy spouting traitor with no agenda, but to destroy America and enable the dictator in the Oval Office.

  12. Come on Dems? Have the COURAGE to SHAPE public opinion, instead of chasing it? When the TRUTH comes out, AT LAST, through Impeachment, America will want him GONE

  13. We are the United States of America. “We the People, in order to form a more perfect UNION ….”
    Don’t let one divider in chief spread his hate.

  14. Jaywalk 2020 | July 30, 2019 at 5:58 AM | Reply

    “The reality show we’re all trapped in together”
    😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂🤣

  15. I am surprised he didn’t put forward Alexander Bortnikov (Current head of FSB). I would have thought he would have helped the Trump, Putin and Moscow Mitch collaboration even more.

  16. Monday Morning | July 30, 2019 at 7:26 AM | Reply

    Funny, America wants to move backwards. Considering we’re not even 250 year’s old, that’s a horrible thought.

  17. POLITICIZING INTELLIGENCE IS BASICALLY THE START OF A DICTATORSHIP GOVERNMENT !!
    IS THAT WHAT WE WANT FOR OUR COUNTRY…..I SAY NO !

  18. When Trump says “highly respected” he means: a crook, a villain, a ganster, a soulless grifter, a cheater, a liar, a money grabbing despicable being. You are welcome for this translation ♡

  19. Radwulf Eboraci | July 30, 2019 at 9:03 AM | Reply

    Benedict Barr and Moscow Mitch trying to bury EVERYTHING about the Russians. Just because a criminal in the WH said so.

  20. Craig Crawford | July 30, 2019 at 9:25 AM | Reply

    And one wonders why all those republicans went to Russia over 4th of July way back…

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