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Retired Four-Star U.S. Army General Barry McCaffrey characterizes Wednesday's violence at the U.S. Capitol a 'coup led by the President of The United States against the Constitution.' Gen. McCaffrey also says Congress must act. Aired on 01/07/2021.
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  1. I live in Vancouver, Canada. In 2010, after a loss in the Stanley Cup Final, we had a riot. It was the saddest and most embarrasing day in our city’s history. When the fires had been extinguished and the broken glass swept up, the residents of the city demanded justice. Soon after, video kiosks were set up around the city where people could view pictures and video of the most aggregious offenders and identify them anonymously. More than 300 were charged, some more than 2 years after their offense. We DEMANDED justice for what had been done and we were determined to never let this happen again. I expect nothing less in D.C.

    • Send us the consultants who arranged this please!
      Thanks, Oh, Canada❣️

    • Harry Gearhart | January 7, 2021 at 1:06 PM | Reply

      frasertones,, Before the run offs in GA. I’d laugh, but yeah maybe now? I visited Vancouver couple years ago, you rock maple leaf! Hey I’d live up on the North shore in tarp tent, just to get away from the stupidity down here! Please don’t build a wall yet! STAY SAFE!

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 1:31 PM | Reply

      @Randy Couch Looters and rioters always take advantage of protest marching. In Austin, the marches were peaceful – except for the police firing on (and killing one) the marchers. Also, a right-wing army sergeant going on a hunting trip downtown, killing a marcher. The 40 looters turned out to be local high school kids and we’re all arrested and sent to juvenile hall. When the police stop hunting down and executing black people, the marching and looting will stop. 🔴 🔴 🔴

    • Markus Patients | January 7, 2021 at 1:38 PM | Reply

      Must be a lot of hooligans in jail.. That happens after each soccer match loss around the world. Frankly ; I don’t understand the game or its world fanaticism.

    • @Verruca It just occurred to me that the selfies that the cops took with the rioters can actually be used to identify the rioters. Were the cops using a strategy, or just enjoying the block party?

  2. A coup attempt by vile, disgusting thugs, criminals, rioters, and terrorists, but one that failed.

    • @RedWave ComingAgain2021 You don’t even realize how small, petty, and pathetic you sound at this moment.

    • @Shaun Brown No you and your trash friends are the thugs. Replacing the flag of the United States of America with a filthy Trump rag. That sums it up right there. Trump vs. America, America wins and Trump loses. You and your hero, the failed businessman, failed president, one term wonder, two time national popular vote loser Donald J. Trump lost. Good riddance.

    • The FBI and DOJ should wait 13 days before identifying and charging the people who participated. Because Trump may very well issue them a pardon.

    • @Shaun Brown black lives matter, and your life is miserable, that’s why you big mad. Trump is Done, and so is the republican party.

    • @fuego wavy
      The life of a black person matters, absolutely. The organization of blm does NOT and is pure garbage!

      I actually agree that the Republican party is over, it’s been replaced by the MAGA party. Just as the democratic party Is dead, replaced by the LEFTIST/progressive party.

      Both the Democrats and Republicans don’t understand this yet!

  3. And don’t forget Don Juniors role in this , ! He also called on people through social media, To storm Washington on the 6th, ! And many Others ,! Round them all Up ,!

    • Nancy Douglas | January 7, 2021 at 1:14 PM | Reply

      Don’t forget Flynn and his other corrupt traitors

    • They won’t. Rich equals innocent.

    • Kristof Farrell | January 7, 2021 at 3:15 PM | Reply

      @R G well his old man can get him off the hook, but looks like bullet proof jacket is about to be burnt

    • @Lorne Myers All my life from what I have witnessed, Every time a Republican is in Power , There is Trouble and Debt ,! And all your Gum Flapping to me is Useless, ! I have been studying world Polaticts for most of my life ,! And you are so far off the mark ,! But because you are an Un Educated Retumplican, I will let you Suffer in Peace ,! One day you might be fit enough in the Head ,,,, to rejoin Society, !

    • @Brian Dunn , I get what you mean, however it would be much better to vet all future applicants stringently, by law, if they should decide to run for office. Up to and including a psyc test.
      A known bombastic arrogant sexual predator, racist and 6 x bankrupt business man with known russian connections was elected.. if that isnt asking for trouble, then the voters are living in cloud cuckoo land.

  4. Traitors should go to prison….EVERY traitor.

    • @Randy Couch Stop with the whataboutisms. Try acting like an adult.

    • Here’s a silver lining into Trump’s seditious and treasonous brainwashing in inciting his mob to commit insurrection: highlighting the lax security around the Capitol and causing Congress to be angry enough to demand that the 25th amendment be invoked. Good luck with that because Pence won’t be the one to initiate that and Congress won’t be convening until January 20th.

    • Here in Norway, we call people like Trump a Quisling

    • Steven Williams | January 7, 2021 at 1:05 PM | Reply

      @ben2308 I agree. Hang those communist

    • Eat it bozo. You do not understand what is going on because you are in MSNBC land. POS

  5. Scott Baxendale | January 7, 2021 at 9:41 AM | Reply

    All seditionists must be removed from government immediately!

    • @edantes2008 no starting with Trump, then Cruz.

    • @Hayden L you’re a fool.

    • @Marie Bryant another Trump cult member you are. Fool.

    • Here’s a silver lining into Trump’s seditious and treasonous brainwashing in inciting his mob to commit insurrection: highlighting the lax security around the Capitol and causing Congress to be angry enough to demand that the 25th amendment be invoked. Good luck with that because Pence won’t be the one to initiate that and Congress won’t be convening until January 20th.

    • TERESA be very careful who you call a fool, it could come around to bit you in your end! You, obviously don’t do much homework, and you don’t know who I support, you just assume!

  6. Dont talk. Action speaks.

    • General Mark A. Milley kind of action is not what USA needs.

    • Lord of our lives and sovereign of our beloved nation, we deplore the desecration of the United States Capitol building, the shedding of innocent blood, the loss of life, and the quagmire of dysfunction that threaten our democracy. These tragedies have reminded us that words matter and that the power of life and death is in the tongue. We have been warned that eternal vigilance continues to be freedom’s price.Lord, you have helped us remember that we need to see in each other a common humanity that reflects your image.You have strengthened our resolve to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies domestic as well as foreign.Use us to bring healing and unity to our hurting and divided nation and world. Thank you for what you have blessed our lawmakers to accomplish in spite of threats to liberty.Bless and keep us. Drive far from us all wrong desires, incline our hearts to do your will and guide our feet on the path of peace. And God bless America. We pray in your sovereign name, amen.

    • From the chaplain of the United States Congress: “These tragedies have reminded us that words matter and that the power of life and death is in the tongue. We have been warned that eternal vigilance continues to be freedom’s price.”

    • Lol, constitution. Obviously professional looters are using everyones withheld estate or bonds of equity to hurt children and make homeless for profit WORLDWIDE. Cestui que vie 1666, commonly known as strawman.

    • AMEN Francis …. Lock Him Up

  7. and even now, the sleazy republicans don’t have the courage to remove him.

    • @Randal Walker And HUNG!!!!

    • @Bill phillips and exposed..but I like the way you think🤣🤣

    • In ANY other country…This would be a coup attempt

    • choi wan, johnny chong | January 7, 2021 at 11:13 AM | Reply

      You Americans❤ are beacon of modern democracy, equality, and freedom👏. Why did it happen like this😂…? I strongly believe that this presidential election is controlled by someone😈…💀 … ☠. Shame 🙈shame 😥shame😅. Can the American spirit and American values be thrown into the trash……?😡 today HONGKONG tomorrow USA 🙈 🙈 🙈
      I am 62 years old.
      你們美國人,是現代民主、平等、自由的燈塔,為什麼會搞成這樣子呢…? 我極相信,這次總統選舉,是有人在操控中 … …。 羞恥 😎羞恥 🙂羞恥 🤗…。 美國精神和美國價值,是可以全部丟進垃圾桶嗎 …? 😡今日香港,明日美國。🙈 🙈 🙈激氣😤發洩吓,點解咁無天理。😲😥😠我已六十二歲。

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 1:34 PM | Reply

      @Neo Dawn Please don’t give Trump that kind of credit! He’s a mere Babylonian prince and apostate. 🤭

  8. David Guelette | January 7, 2021 at 9:53 AM | Reply

    Time for everyone to stop making excuses for the freak show cult members that attacked the peoples house. Not patriots, just thugs and weirdos.

    • Domestic terrorists come to mind

    • 濺笑讀稿嬤,你還ㄟ呷賴久?? | January 7, 2021 at 1:01 PM | Reply

      But that’s exactly what most of the Hong Kong people think of the mobsters that ransacked and terrorized the entire city in 2019 and yet the west cheered the mob and looked the other way… Shouldn’t there be one consistent standard to judge riots?

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 1:35 PM | Reply

      It look like a WWF wrestling match line-up… 🤯

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 1:38 PM | Reply

      @濺笑讀稿嬤,你還ㄟ呷賴久?? In Hong Kong, the locals are standing up against Communist Chinese intervention. Also, the police are beating up the people. Yours is an apples and oranges comparison – not valid! 🤨

    • So what do ya call the cult members who have been destroying and burning down city blocks for 7 months? Are those still protestors? If you call one a peaceful protest and the other sedition or a coup attempt then you are part of the problem.

  9. This truly began when McConnell & friends let Trump off the hook with the Impeachment. Co-conspirators with Sedition. Charge & remove all.

    • The Insane Shecklador | January 7, 2021 at 3:00 PM | Reply

      @Mark S He did. He learned he would not be punished no matter what he does.

    • Exactly. Like the spoiled brat he is.

    • @Ava Parker really? Obama hasn’t been President for four years now. I didn’t see Obama telling people to march to the Capital building yesterday. I haven’t heard Obama once spreading disinformation about election fraud for the past year. You Trump supporters are so far gone and brainwashed that all you can do is blame everyone but the person who’s really responsible, Trump. What’s the matter with you? Our Government and Democracy was attacked by domestic terrorists yesterday and you still can’t see how damaging a person like Trump is to our way of life. Everything to you is “fake” if it doesn’t go Trump’s way. Fake news, election fraud, the courts are corrupt blah blah blah…
      What happened yesterday was shameful and Trump and his supporters own it. Nobody else! Those were Trump supporters invading our Capital building and Trump supporters trying to take down the American flag to hang a Trump flag at our Capital. Do you not see how UnAmerican those actions are? It’s beyond the pale and there is no excuse to justify the domestic terrorism that happened in our nation’s capital yesterday. And no one, and I mean, Democrats, Republicans, Fox News or any sane Americans are seeing as anything except as an embarrassment to our country except Trump and his supporters. The election is OVER! Certified by Congress last night. Biden is our next president and there’s nothing (legal) you can do to change that. Move on. Find a new- saner candidate for 2024 like Americans always do. If I were a Trump supporter I’d be embarrassed by the actions taken yesterday. It was sedition, plane and simple. The worst of America acting selfish and ignorant over just a man. Country First!!🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

    • @Don Carson Moscow Mitch has been ginning up the Republican base since the Obama Years! FACT!

    • @Ava Parker I miss understood. I thought you were blaming Obama. I’ve been seeing a lot of that bs. Yes McConnell has a lot to answer for.

  10. 25th amendment so he can’t pardon himself or anyone else! Do it now! Then he needs to be impeached with the condition he can never run for a public office again!
    Trump Jr. And Giuliani Giuliani should be arrested for seditious conspiracy inciting a riot!

    • @Gabriel Chambers Supporting your police, schools, the garbage man is socialism. Wallow in your own funk if you like.

    • Chris Morrison | January 7, 2021 at 1:43 PM | Reply

      @Gabriel Chambers Biden believes in Democracy. He’s a light Republican. Doubt if he’ll allow any Progressive policies to pass. Too bad. The rest of developed countries have higher standards of living because they look after their people by providing healthcare and education for all, not just the wealthy few.

    • How about STFU! Get a life you obviously are clueless

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 7:04 PM | Reply

      @Gabriel Chambers Thilly Wabbit! 🤭

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 7:06 PM | Reply

      @Gabriel Chambers You wouldn’t know a “socialist” if one crawled up your pants leg and bit you. 🐥 🤭 🐥

  11. When Hillary Clinton referred to these traitorous scum as “deplorables,” it was a huge understatement.

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 1:33 PM | Reply

      @Randy Couch Looters always show up at peaceful marches. Just like after a hurricane…

    • Markus Patients | January 7, 2021 at 1:40 PM | Reply

      I’m glad she didn’t walk that statement back.. She was right.

    • You mean Hillary who undermined our country. Are you stupid? Just wondering.

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 6:27 PM | Reply

      @Randy Couch Apples and oranges comparison. Looting happens during marches and after hurricanes, too. Same whackadoos. Our Capitol building is a symbol of democracy and freedom – not a liquor store… 🙄

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 6:29 PM | Reply

      @Delilah Alex What do babies have to do with cops hunting down black people and executing them? Stop doing that, and the marching and looting will stop. 🔴 🔴 🔴

  12. The GOP has become the enemy of democracy–and thus the people.

  13. Michael Harmon | January 7, 2021 at 10:33 AM | Reply

    SEN. HAWLEY NEEDS TO BE ARRESTED FOR HIS PART IN TRUMPS RIOT.

    • Democrats need to be arrested for blm terroristic riots

    • @RK Matt: It must be nice to be insane like you, not having to have any sense of reality, just typing away to see yourself typing about the lives and deaths of other people as if you don’t care at all. You need to be arrested for inciting arrest against lawful demonstrators.

    • @John Watt you and yours need to be arrested for the election fraud. Your reality stinks just like your beloved China Joe

    • @RK Matt: I see you are part of the new shallow state.

    • @RK Matt why do they need to be arrested? Are they even democrats? do you know by facts?

  14. Cruz and Hawley must be fired along with all the other enablers.

  15. If they don’t remove Trump, they are saying what happened yesterday is okay.

  16. He will keep doing s*** like this because he knows he can get away with it

  17. Cops that took selfies with these traitors should loose their jobs and be tried for treason!

    • Richard Christie | January 7, 2021 at 4:56 PM | Reply

      In fairness it was the MAGAs taking selfies with the cops, not the other way around.
      Officers were simply holding their ground.

    • @Richard Christie You wish that was how it was.

    • Richard Christie | January 8, 2021 at 12:14 AM | Reply

      @Lyn W Actually Lyn, it’s exactly what I’ve seen in the several pictures that have been produced along with claims that the cops were taking selfies. I’m quite prepared to accept the opposite but simply haven’t yet seen the evidence to support it.

    • @Richard Christie Richard there are vids of the cops taking down barriers, holding doors open for them etc.

    • Richard Christie | January 8, 2021 at 1:06 AM | Reply

      @Lyn W Maybe there are, but I’m discussing who took selfies.

  18. His niece warned that he is a dangerous man.

    • AND YES HIS NIECE WAS THE PROBLEM AS WELL!

    • Katherine Raven | January 7, 2021 at 2:49 PM | Reply

      @Roman Ward
      By all means, why don’t you go and apply to live in North Korea

      You haven’t got a clue
      If you think that trump was ever an actual president…
      He hasn’t done a positive thing in 4 yrs.
      his many fingers in many pies..ripping off America
      Biggest con artist ever
      Making money hand over fist🤑all these yrs…and not smart enough.. which he knew…and never cared about …to deal with the genuine concerns and now level of crisis he has left in his wake

      mocking and attacking ??????
      He, trump has been the one doing that his whole so called presidency
      If you cannot recognize any of this then you are too far gone
      Just send him donation🤑
      This is what he looks like🤑
      This is his other face👹
      You have to know…you have been royally conned if you believe a single thing you have written

    • I N T E R F A C E | January 7, 2021 at 2:59 PM | Reply

      @Roman Ward Get stuffed you ignorant conspiracy theorist traitor.

    • Everyone who has ever worked around him knew he could do this.

    • @Roman Ward Bring it, tough guy.

  19. ” Deplorables ”
    I guess Hillary was right about these people.

  20. We CONSTANTLY hear that WORD Insurrection. AL THESE NEED TO BE PROSECUTED. THE COMMITTED A CRIME.

    • Start with everyone who started rioting and burning buildings 7 months ago. Get all of them, I don’t care who’s side people are on. Enough of this crap already.

    • Austin 7thGen Texan | January 7, 2021 at 6:15 PM | Reply

      @BLAYZNU That’s the pot calling the kettle black. Next ?

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