Heavy Criticism For Trump’s Hazy Idea To Use Military On US Soil | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Rachel Maddow looks at the lack of clarity on how Donald Trump intends to assert his idea of using the U.S. military against Americans protesting police violence, and how even entertaining the idea has brought fierce criticism on Trump's administration. Aired on 6/2/2020.
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Heavy Criticism For Trump's Hazy Idea To Use Military On US Soil | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

92 Comments on "Heavy Criticism For Trump’s Hazy Idea To Use Military On US Soil | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Laurel King | June 3, 2020 at 6:53 AM | Reply

    The Secretary of defense looked weak, and has lost all credibility!!

    • AnnMartindale7 | June 4, 2020 at 12:52 AM | Reply

      @heavy chevy why do you see such division among parties? just curious. did you believe this way all your life?
      do you think only a true christian would be a gop ?

    • Everyone is Beautiful | June 4, 2020 at 6:44 AM | Reply

      Whicker Boy: All I know how to post is post what is posted to me.
      I am a Trump supporter because that is all I know.

      Everyone is Beautiful: Welcome, Wick, you are in the right place. We are glad you are here because you can get help. Stay a while and just listen. There is plenty to listen to. First, the truth. You can recover from hate and lies if you are willing to take the first step.
      Tiny Wick, you are worth it. We believe you can break the chains of hate and lies tRUMP pushes. It’s like a drug and you are addicted to it. Try truth and love for one day. We wish you a speedy recovery.

    • Kenneth Holler | June 4, 2020 at 9:37 AM | Reply

      heavy chevy how did you escape from the insane asylum

    • Kenneth Holler | June 4, 2020 at 9:39 AM | Reply

      Whicker Boy trump uses us troops against unarmed peaceful protesters and its us that hate the constitution?
      I think you know just how moronic you sound

    • Lee Anderson | June 4, 2020 at 2:02 PM | Reply

      Mark esperanto as trump called him is a bootlicking sychophant !

  2. InSight-Worldwide | June 3, 2020 at 7:05 AM | Reply

    US military deployed on US citizens,
    More than 40 million unemployed,
    Way past 100,000 + Dead and the
    Retrumplicans are complicit and silent.
    Absolutely Outrageous – VOTE them out

  3. What will this insane creature have to do to move leaders to just say “no” go this creature.

    • @Humphrey B no, he just removes those that have guts and told him no.. took him 3 years to find all yesmans with no spines to fill his cabinet.. If there is anyone left with any shred of integrity.. Well…

    • Make America Great Again - DUMP TRUMP! | June 4, 2020 at 5:35 PM | Reply

      @Humphrey B Apparently, so. The evidence sure points that way. I haven’t seen a politician in fifty years who had any guts, going back to Richard Nixon. Guts, pride, balls and patriotism are obsolete, and no longer in fashion. Must be a baby boomer thing.

    • Dorky Mindcrust | June 4, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

      @Jaws Trock The first politburo was killed by Stalin. The second time he left two alive, but continued murdering anyone he saw as a threat. This Pablo Stalin fired the last Chief of Staff because he went to Las Vegas, obviously because he didn’t want him talking to the “Godfather of Conservatives”, Sheldon Adelson, who’s expected to give 200 million to Republicans in 2020:
      Shelley Berkeley, who previously worked for Adelson, said “Adelson ‘seeks to dominate politics and public policy through the raw power of money'” and those bidding for his affection entered the “The Adelson Primary”. He claims he doesn’t like the very rich manipulating politics like Soros, so he does more of it because he thinks the Dems support unions and wants to destroy them both. Bad for his casino.

      But now that Minneapolis and New York authorities have identified out-of-state right-wing anarchist groups using encrypted messaging to gather medics and bail money for their incitement of the riots, when Adelson gives Pablo Stalin his feed, Adelson — the man who hosted the Republican Jewish Committee at his casino and talked to all the candidates in 2014 — will automatically become a Pro-Nazi Anti-Semite.

    • @Dorky Mindcrust by removed I didn’t mean killed, just.. removed from position/fired

    • Dorky Mindcrust | June 4, 2020 at 10:55 PM | Reply

      @Jaws Trock That’s right, the discussion was about firing people and the “nobody-in-charge” state, all of whom couldn’t deal with Trump because he wouldn’t read briefings and wouldn’t take advice (like DON’T TWEET! –after his unsolicited confession that Cohen broke a confidence in regards to Russia). I’m sure it would evolve with four more years, but still the memes of a paranoid megalomaniac.
      But Trump was a pocket-stuffing poser when he came out and a failed megalomaniac who dithered about toilets at the end.

  4. Rhonda Costa | June 3, 2020 at 7:14 AM | Reply

    This dude’s been a creep show his whole life. Didn’t just start 4 yrs ago. Full creeper. Epstein boy.

    • Beverly Williamson | June 4, 2020 at 12:43 PM | Reply

      @Pepe The Frog LOL. He is also on tape gyrating to disco music, biting his upper lip, right next to Epstein on the dance floor. They were surveying the crowd of cupcakes trying to figure out which one to assault. On film. We have film now.

    • Constituent A | June 4, 2020 at 12:47 PM | Reply

      @Pepe The Frog trump and Epstein were good friends from about 1990 right up until he was arrested in Palm Beach. Sweetheart deal makers Dershowitz and Starr, who made an unprecedented agreement to prevent charges from ever being filed against “any and all co-conspirators, named and unnamed”, gladly served trump again at his impeachment trial, and of course he rewarded Alex Acosta for his role in the sordid mess by handing him a cabinet position. They were certainly surprised when the audacious Southern District of New York ignored the nol pros agreement and took up the case over a decade later after the victims’ rights lawsuits were finally settled. I don’t know if anyone actually thought he would survive his pre-trial detention in one of Billy Barr’s correctional facilities. Surprise! He didn’t.

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

      Beverly Williamson gyrating to disco music. You said that.

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 7:44 PM | Reply

      Constituent A subpoenas are coming for comey and mueller. Pretty cool huh!

    • Constituent A | June 4, 2020 at 10:42 PM | Reply

      @Pepe The Frog Comey, I don’t care, but Mueller? He didn’t do anything wrong. I doubt the veracity of criminal prosecution of either, though. You guys have been saying this for three years, mostly because the Bakers didn’t know the difference between a sealed court case and a sealed court proceeding, and none of their followers had a clue, either. Thus they all kept insisting they were counting “sealed indictments” that were piling up somewhere, when really what they were counting was sealed court proceedings and there was no unusual or significant increase in the number of such proceedings, but they think that their was, because, well, it fits the narrative of the loopy conspiracy you all want to believe in.

  5. I am a veteran of the USAF! I would never draw a weapon on a person protesting for their rights! Me, I would defend the peaceful protesters!

    • Tanya Brown | June 4, 2020 at 2:12 AM | Reply

      @Louise Armonio Exactly!. I watching all this from Australia and just cant believe how stupid the leadership is being in America with many not able to get their heads around the difference between protesting and looting.

    • f’nboomer 762 | June 4, 2020 at 7:42 AM | Reply

      It’s an unlawful order. Neither would I, nor any other military personnel I worked with. This is really disturbing….

    • Beverly Williamson | June 4, 2020 at 12:37 PM | Reply

      @Paul Baker Shooting does not make a “man a man”. Anybody with poor self control can get scared and pull a trigger. Most grandma’s have pistols where I live. If Trump needs weapons and tanks to govern free Americans then he needs to run home to Putin.

    • Dewayne Smith | June 4, 2020 at 3:02 PM | Reply

      Same here brother. When this is over all of these creatures need to go to prison never to be released.

    • LIFEis Good69 | June 4, 2020 at 6:36 PM | Reply

      @Zebediah Hirer is that necessary? You appear to be the coward.

  6. Frank Winkhorst | June 3, 2020 at 7:37 AM | Reply

    The military needs to stand up to this Nazi, or be branded as cowards for the rest of recorded history.

    • Wallace Wallaby | June 4, 2020 at 10:30 AM | Reply

      The military are trained (brainwashed) to follow orders from their superiors no matter what. Not many can refuse.

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 12:04 PM | Reply

      Frank Winkhorst trump isn’t a socialist

    • Laurie Dettelback that is where you are wrong. Military leaders know they do not have to obey an illegal order.

    • Wallace Wallaby you are wrong.

    • rudolf valentino | June 4, 2020 at 10:08 PM | Reply

      Military follows chain of command they are damned if they do and damned if they don’t. I think trump and all his minions should be put before a firing squad.. Enough of the BS. Trump is a terrorists . He has already murdered over 100,000 people and now he’s going for the rest of us. So lay down, make excuses for this Nazi, You can forget his lie about Making America Great. Now we will die from disease, starvation, poverty and we are treated as a threat to this country. It’s our country. NOT HIS.

  7. Heiko Weber | June 3, 2020 at 7:38 AM | Reply

    They send the military to invade? Maybe some protesters were carrying oil in their pockets?

  8. Terrance Hall | June 3, 2020 at 7:50 AM | Reply

    What happens when soldiers remember they fight for the citizens of the US and not a few rich people 🤔🤔🤔

    • If they resist, they will get shot. By order of the Generals, who assume to be part of the 1%.

    • Terrance Hall | June 3, 2020 at 4:30 PM | Reply

      @Chips Man your the reason pop-tarts have instructions 🤦🤦🤦

    • Terrance Hall | June 3, 2020 at 4:31 PM | Reply

      @elchinator What communist thing to say 🤔🤔🤔

    • They fight for the Constitution – it’s in their oath. What’s NOT in their oath is fighting for the PRESIDENT. So the decision of each one of these guys to OBEY those ILLEGAL orders means they violated their sacred oath.

    • Wallace Wallaby | June 4, 2020 at 10:32 AM | Reply

      LOL. How naive. The US military invades countries to steal oil for the rich. They don’t fight for regular citizens.

  9. Someone is running around without his diaper and no one wants to get hold of him .

    • Delta Lima Bravo | June 4, 2020 at 2:19 AM | Reply

      This comment is perfection.
      You nailed it.

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Reply

      Rip David Dorn.

    • Make America Great Again - DUMP TRUMP! | June 4, 2020 at 5:23 PM | Reply

      Intuitkit Probably because he’s leaving a big slick of lies and diarrhea, and nobody wants to go into a dangerous skid and be killed.

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 10:43 PM | Reply

      Make America Great Again – DUMP TRUMP! The best way to get the point across is to destroy, loot and burn down minority owned businesses that people worked and saved their entire lives to build. You people and the fake news are sick. Get help.

  10. Billy Rayburn | June 3, 2020 at 9:12 AM | Reply

    Comparisons to Europe of the mid 30s or is it just me

  11. charles smith | June 3, 2020 at 9:18 AM | Reply

    The Pentagon better act on his behavior or we’re all trouble

  12. Never thought I’d live to c a pandemic. I never thought I’d live in a depression. I never thought I’d c the US military used against the American people. I never thought I’d c America dying. Welcome to 2020. #DUMPTRUMPHESACHUMP #JUSTICEFORGEORGE #ALLLIVESMATTER

    • Zebediah Hirer awwww y so mad chum? This is my country. Born and raised so with tht being said my country is being turned into a third world country by ppl like u and dictator dump. Y don’t u go back to ur country if u don’t like it here parasite.

  13. 80% of Americans are completely broke. Not a single dollar. I always wondered what the 1% would do when they had all the money in the system. 80% flat broke.

    • Therein lies the failure of Republican philosophy. The real strength in the country and economy is the middle class. When the middle class does well, everyone prospers. When big business does well, shareholders prosper. However, the rich do not contribute to the economy, they take from it and produce very little.

    • Tyler Heinrichs | June 4, 2020 at 4:44 PM | Reply

      @Cynthia Kōhler Who said it was genocide? No one was killed in the particular incident we were discussing so I’m not aware of anyone making claims of genocide.

    • Cynthia Kōhler | June 4, 2020 at 4:55 PM | Reply

      @Tyler Heinrichs I heard it on the news last night, we obviously don’t follow the same news media

    • Tyler Heinrichs | June 4, 2020 at 4:57 PM | Reply

      @peachion2 That bugs me so much. I see so many people acting as corporate apologists as if they can’t even conceive a better way of doing things. Corporations are our benevolent overlords that provide us with jobs, so we should eat whatever they put on the table and be grateful. That’s the prevailing wisdom today. It’s not right that the people who generate all the wealth don’t get proper compensation.

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

      jasper kooiman from covid, not trump.

  14. Doug Schaufele | June 3, 2020 at 11:30 AM | Reply

    When Trump claimed to be a “Wartime President” we had no idea he was going to war with the American citizens!

    • mark anderson | June 4, 2020 at 11:36 AM | Reply

      @Pepe The Frog well I’m not sure if agree with you on most issues, but we do go over the top batsh*t crazy only when it’s a white cop and a black person….and I’m not in any way defending what these thug cops did or would do to him or any of us citizens. if he was white or the cops were black we wouldn’t even be having this conversation

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 11:44 AM | Reply

      Doug Schaufele no, most of them are on his side, that’s why he won. The riots guarantee a trump win. Destroying innocent people’s lifelong dreams and minority owned businesses of elderly people is the quickest and most effective way to ensure republican re election and reinforce bad stereotypes.

    • mark anderson | June 4, 2020 at 11:46 AM | Reply

      @Pepe The Frog “most of them are his side”????well thats complete BS

    • Pepe The Frog | June 4, 2020 at 11:59 AM | Reply

      mark anderson not really. There’s a silent majority and a globalist agenda. That’s it. How do you think trump won? How do you think brexit succeeded and Boris Johnson won? Because people want freedom, liberty and prosperity, not taxation poverty censorship and slavery. So the globalists destroy things while the silent majority votes.

    • mark anderson | June 4, 2020 at 12:02 PM | Reply

      @Pepe The Frog except dumb donald DIDN’T get the most votes…its no “silent majority”…what a tool!

  15. Humm looks like downtown Moscow or Hong Kong, all them army vehicles

  16. Shades of al-Assad, dictator of Syria, who threatened his cities and killed his citizens.

  17. Using the military combat troops( trained killers) against peaceful civilian protestors is illegal.

  18. It’s funny how images of “military in the streets” reminds us of Kim Jong-un showing off his military in the streets or Putin showing off his military or even Hitler showing off his military in the streets….anyone else see a pattern here?

    • Lincoln, Eisenhower and Kennedy had inaugural military parades. Are they as bad as hitler and Kim jong Un?

    • Wallace Wallaby | June 4, 2020 at 10:28 AM | Reply

      @Kevin Red Did they threaten to use the military against their own citizens?

    • MrTofy1974 trump has wanted military in the streets all along. Typical of a tin pot dictator wannabe.

    • Kevin Red they are presidents who are patriots. Trump is not in that club and he never will be.

  19. Imagine seeing all this(a plague, riots, allies turning their backs on us, economy crashing) and thinking to yourself “yeah we need another 4 years of this.”

    • Beyond words. Never forget all the Republicans’ names that did this to you, America. Trump and His military has crossed the Rubicon in DC…. You take care and stay safe and well. 🌷

    • Yes, we absolutely do need another four years of President Donald Trump! President Donald Trump 2020, President Trump will keep America Great!

    • wolf man We can thank George Floyd
      For any changes that may come about.
      Strange how things work in the world.

    • @Lyla Clark I will remember them! Because of George Floyd maybe change is coming. Faith.

  20. Gaetano Vindigni | June 3, 2020 at 5:13 PM | Reply

    “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.”
    — Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani activist and Nobel laureate

    “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
    — Anne Frank, German diarist (while hiding in Holland)

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