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Dr. Brittney Cooper is a professor of Africana and Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University and author of "Eloquent Rage." She joins Ali Velshi for the first installment of our weekly check-in on extremists in Congress. “The modern GOP has abdicated its responsibility to govern. It doesn't give us any pretense of governing anymore…It sees its role as for the protection and maintenance of white power.”» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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Extremists In The Halls of Congress | MSNBC

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  1. bladerunner27x | March 13, 2021 at 3:38 PM | Reply

    Now the quiet part is being said out loud, with no apology.

    • @PeacockPoverty I don’t think any race of people is better than anybody else. What is good for one is good for all. If white supremacist we’re going and having an all-out attack on people all over. People would not have to fake racial attacks. There are just as many black racist as they are white racist. Until people recognize that fact we will never be free of the racism controversy….

    • Co. Wal Drone | March 13, 2021 at 8:46 PM | Reply

      @Tonie Freeman afraid ?

    • Co. Wal Drone | March 13, 2021 at 8:48 PM | Reply

      @Gerald McKencie fake is fooked.

    • Gerald McKencie | March 13, 2021 at 8:53 PM | Reply

      @Co. Wal Drone yes, you are a bot, thanks for.the admission

    • democrats support criminals

  2. Republican party leaders are not guided by the love of this country but by fear of Trump.

    • לוין חנניה כהן לוין | March 13, 2021 at 6:09 PM | Reply

      @ILLEGITIMATE DEMENTED Joe
      I spoke with many of these who fled their countries that was infested with corruptions, socialism, and dictatorship..
      I’m sure they had experienced it all and are more informed than a lot of people..
      One of them told me “ I don’t care if I love Trump or not, I’m voting for a president, not for someone to sleep with in bed” lol

    • ILLEGITIMATE DEMENTED Joe | March 13, 2021 at 6:29 PM | Reply

      @לוין חנניה כהן לוין
      lol.. make sense..I deal with many of them.. I often hear them saying “ we wished we were born in this country “ Many still don’t understand why some of us who were born in this country still chasing for the minimum wages.. as one told me
      “ if someone was born in the USA, healthy, and over 26y but still chasing for the minimum wages or have no job then it’s their problem, not the system problem “..
      I couldn’t argue much because I don’t know what to say 🤣

    • לוין חנניה כהן לוין | March 13, 2021 at 6:57 PM | Reply

      @ILLEGITIMATE DEMENTED Joe
      It’s funny such a controversial figure.. One book store owner told me if you go to eBay or Amazon and type “ Trump book” you’ll see endless of listening.. he said in terms of books or articles that was written on him/about him, Trump is ranked # 3 after the #1 Bible and #2 Napoleon!
      Imagine!

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    • dems are trying to destroy usa and freedoms

  3. John W. Roth | March 13, 2021 at 3:45 PM | Reply

    if he didn’t feel threatened by the Rioters, why didn’t he stay on the floor and listen to the concerns of those that stormed the Capitol?

    • Very simple. Two possibilities:
      * He lied and denies he was afraid.
      * He is really involved and didn’t want to show that.

    • stephen wedderburn | March 13, 2021 at 4:59 PM | Reply

      Exactly! Johnson was just as afraid as the rest of the people in there and there’s a more than good chance he would have been attacked. Because if he was confronted he would have had to make a choice, try and stop them by calling on them to not to trash the congress and people or join them to stand with them to save his own neck! Damned if he does and seen on tv taking part in an insurrection and damned if he doesn’t and face the wrath of the mob!

    • The quiet part are the crime statistics which they actively ban on this network because they don’t want people speaking the truth.

    • brittany moron said time is racist

    • Happy Mushroom Clouds | March 21, 2021 at 1:45 PM | Reply

      @Ivan McBleedy you’re insane. Hahaha. Not even the cameramen or the lefty blm activists in there were scared. You want bloodlust? Look at the commie antifa and blm terrorists that burn down buildings and were throwing molotov cocktails at the white house. You lefties need to stop banging kids and learn something about the world.

  4. Good thing Ron Johnson isn’t running for re-election again.

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  5. Stanley Sessor | March 13, 2021 at 3:53 PM | Reply

    Johnson is nothing more than a old school klansmen rationalizing like a child.

    • T. R. Campbell | March 15, 2021 at 9:08 AM | Reply

      @PendeltonWhiskey Your only response is a personal attack. You cannot offer a scholarly or rational response. BYW, I do enjoy a snifter of Pendleton from time to time.

    • @PendeltonWhiskey cool story.

    • PendeltonWhiskey | March 15, 2021 at 11:46 AM | Reply

      @T. R. Campbell Keep sniveling snowflake, it’s music to my ears.
      Please, don’t ever stop!

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    • Letitia Jeavons | March 15, 2021 at 8:35 PM | Reply

      Klansman or Nazi sympathizer? Wisconsin had American Nazis back in the 30s.

  6. We know why they’re feeling so emboldened. It’s called TRUMP.

  7. Ric Ladouceur | March 13, 2021 at 4:03 PM | Reply

    Ron Johnson is a disgrace. Is this who you are Wisconsin?

    • He’s some kind of nut job!

    • Constituent A | March 13, 2021 at 5:28 PM | Reply

      Blaming all of Wisconsin for Ron Johnson is like blaming all of Florida for Rick Scott. Not fair, since a large portion of those states did not vote for either of those nuts.

    • Ric Ladouceur | March 13, 2021 at 5:31 PM | Reply

      @Constituent A a majority did vote for him. If you didn’t you should be trying to recall and impeach him. The majority need to do the correct thing. He’s representing the far right wing nuts.

    • Lloyd Little | March 13, 2021 at 7:47 PM | Reply

      what’s left of wisconsin anyway!!

    • Eric Forsbergs | March 14, 2021 at 11:56 AM | Reply

      Facts: Wisconsin re-elect this man in 2016 at that time he was fine until Mitch and the Former Guy own this man to do what they said. Now Ronny betrayed Wisconsin and he doesn’t care except playing politics. I hope they god rid of him in 2022.

  8. Terry Pearse | March 13, 2021 at 4:34 PM | Reply

    Ron Johnson he wasn’t afraid, maybe he was one of their leaders,

  9. Michael Kemp | March 13, 2021 at 4:54 PM | Reply

    So many well educated adults in Congress with the mind set of a 3 year old.

    • So Many QULTs in ALL Level Govt!
      Theocratic Fascist Takeover

    • Well educated? The country that let preexisting conditions endanger the lives and livelihoods of their own people in order to enrich the wealthy is anything but well educated.

    • @Gerald McKencie Good point because I have never ever seen those statistics reported on the main stream news. It’s always “the other deserves it because” I am considered white btw because the native part of my mother was destroyed and dismissed.

    • Gerald McKencie | March 15, 2021 at 12:34 PM | Reply

      @Crimdor you mean the jumps in suicides
      Because of trumps failed economics

    • Gerald McKencie | March 15, 2021 at 12:49 PM | Reply

      @Sue S I tried posting links
      But youtube hates me

  10. Embarrassed to be a Wisconsinite!

  11. Ron Johnson is a full on white supremacists!!

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 12:08 PM | Reply

      Come back to me, CM, man. I’m willing to let the insult slide, assuming it was just a knee-jerk reaction to the argument, the assumption that somebody who doesn’t agree is a supremacist.

      I just want to understand how you come to these conclusions. You cite the FBI as if they are the truthsayers, and you refer to them as Trump’s FBI. First and foremost, they are Establishment, and don’t forget it.

      So you happily accept their explanation, despite the abundance of evidence which contradicts it, evidence which is in plain view, right in front of your eyes?

      Is there anything they could tell you that you won’t believe?

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 12:30 PM | Reply

      I wouldn’t know about dirty protests, Q, I have no idea!

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 12:31 PM | Reply

      Dirty pigs though, I say, get them on all counts, including the crime of dirty protesting. Lol.

    • Orrr…you are absolutely insane , miserable and brainwashed to hate. You are the bad guys.

    • @Co. Wal Drone you’re a bigot ,except im yelling the truth and you are lying….nutjob.

  12. Cowards finally took their sheets off! Revenge hasn’t been executed yet!!!!👀

  13. They also murdered law enforcement.

    • @Troll Account Sure, and I’m sorru if you are hurting. But you could take a pain killer and have a little lie down to feel better, or just stop listening to the Qweirdos and magatards and their lies.

    • Johan Nilsson | March 13, 2021 at 10:00 PM | Reply

      @Troll Account That is simply not true, as Nick Warren has explained. But even if you discount the violence, BLM and the insurrection on January 6 are not comparable at all. While BLM fought for racial justice and against police brutality, the insurrectionists at the Capitol fought to disrupt the democratic process, to stop the peaceful transfer of power from an incumbent President who lost the election to the newly elected President, elected by the people. The former fight was just and in furtherance of civil rights, while the latter was the complete opposite: criminal, against the will of the people and based on a lie perpetrated by the former President and his Republican henchmen.

    • Shirlee Hicks | March 14, 2021 at 5:12 AM | Reply

      @Johan Nilsson That is true. Just because you can justify it in your mind doesn’t mean it never happened. Facts don’t care about your feelings, buddy.

    • Co. Wal Drone | March 14, 2021 at 9:59 AM | Reply

      Big Butts Matter

  14. That is what he said in public. Now imagine what he says in private.

    • @TheDiamond2009 the violence that I remember from the BLM protests was Kyle Rittenhouse killing two people and shooting another, a man in Albuquerque who is part of a right-wing wanna be military “New Mexico Civil Guard” group, shot and killed a person.
      Racist Boogaloo boy Steven carillo shot two security officers in front of a federal building in Oakland. One officer died, and the other was severely injured. Plus others racist white-wing right-wing ps

    • @TheDiamond2009 I think it’s fair to say most of the violence that happened during the black lives matter protest was caused by racist Trump loving right wing provocateurs. And all of the violence that occurred during the capitol Insurrection were caused by racist Trump loving right-wing provocateurs

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 5:43 PM | Reply

      You’re all feeble and corrupt, completely devoid of any moral fibre. Sleep well this evening, fellas.

    • @TheDiamond2009 yeah everybody’s wrong and you’re the one person that’s right. That makes sense

    • dems love racist biden

  15. You can look at those people breaching the capital and don’t find them wholesome. It’s Ron Johnson that I find scary.

    • Because you can’t control him.

    • @Q is Fictional Ron Johnson did do one thing right. He made the Senate read the entire COVID relief bill out loud in front of everyone and exposed the blatant corruption of both parties with how overly inflated and full of port it was. Yet, you want to condemn him for revealing this to everyone? Why?!

  16. Ron Johnson should be removed for his horrible ideas of people based on their skin and ideas of fairness.

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 8:36 AM | Reply

      We’re still puzzled, Trap Daddy. Nobody here seems to be able to articulate it properly, but you can be sure it’s “Racist!!” You knew that though, I guess, when they announced the guest’s title.

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 8:38 AM | Reply

      Although you’ve fallen into that classic trap, Daddy, of believing that Antifa is a group, rather than an “idea”.

    • @TheDiamond2009 How can an idea take over city blocks “Chaz“… how can an idea burn down courthouses, dry hump statues, and act like animals in the street For over 200 days?… That is the definition of terrorist

    • TheDiamond2009 | March 14, 2021 at 8:55 AM | Reply

      Well I must admit, Trap Daddy, I have on occasion dry-humped a statue. Although it was all perfectly harmless fun and I was exceedingly drunk at the time.

      These people genuinely try to defend what happened in 2020 as being dwarfed by the gravity of the Capitol assault, or try to argue it was people on the right who were doing it. It’s laughable. It was all left-wing fuelled violence, designed with one single aim. Politicians stayed silent at best, and some encouraged it, as did the media. These people are morally corrupt.

    • @TheDiamond2009 Maybe “those people” should quit committing crimes consider Fentanyl Floyd he was a career felon that once pointed a shot gun at a pregnant woman’s stomach during a armed robbery… karma has a way of catching up with these folks but at the end of the day He was a skidmark on society and will not be missed

  17. Sandra Lewis | March 13, 2021 at 7:15 PM | Reply

    Johnson is spitting on the grave of Officer Sicknick and complicit in murder and insurrection against America’s Democracy.

  18. Proctor’s Gamble | March 13, 2021 at 8:26 PM | Reply

    How these people think that increasing racist policies will fix the race problem is beyond comprehension

  19. johnthetrekker | March 13, 2021 at 11:45 PM | Reply

    Ron Johnson is morally and intellectually unfit to hold any political office. Should be put in prison for sedition.

  20. RIDICULOUS: it was a terrorist attack, plain and simple. Is anyone truly surprised?

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