Jeh Johnson: A Militaristic Presence ‘Can Make Matters Worse’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC

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President Donald Trump announced he’s deploying more federal forces to cities across the country. Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson says, "One of the things we learned from Ferguson … A militaristic presence on the streets of the United States in our cities during moments of high tension can make matters worse." Aired on 7/22/2020.
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Jeh Johnson: A Militaristic Presence ‘Can Make Matters Worse’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC

51 Comments on "Jeh Johnson: A Militaristic Presence ‘Can Make Matters Worse’ | The ReidOut | MSNBC"

  1. Kenneth Felipe | July 22, 2020 at 8:02 PM | Reply


  2. Trump, the most tested man for Covid 19 in America, told his people to slow the testing down for the rest of Americans.
    Think about that…

    • thomas fletcher … h1n1 death toll in the US was approximately 12.5k. covid-19 has killed 10x more than that in half the time.

    • @thomas fletcher I don’t speak Trumpanzee could you repeat that in plain English?

    • thomas fletcher | July 22, 2020 at 9:44 PM | Reply

      @Elroy you need to catch up on the news , elroy .

    • thomas fletcher | July 22, 2020 at 9:50 PM | Reply

      @Auntie Pha I’d be glad to explain it . That statement about slowing the testing down was a sarcastic answer to a dumb reporters question.

    • @thomas fletcher WRONG! The Trump “slow the testing down, please” statement was made at the Tulsa 2020 rally. Stop deflecting for the impeached, orange make-up wearing, shoe lift wearing, draft dodging, pathological lying, fake President.

  3. UselessMarsupial | July 22, 2020 at 8:03 PM | Reply

    Attack mayors

    Roll in w federal forces

    Well wishes for Ghilaine Maxwell


  4. I’m wondering if it will be north VS south or East VS west

    • @ala ska to cry in your basement like your Furher Trump? That’s not a threat snowflake…😂😂😂

    • Tessmage Tessera | July 22, 2020 at 9:01 PM | Reply

      There isn’t going to be any civil war. The military will not side with Trump… they’ve made that very clear. They hate him, in fact.

    • @Tessmage Tessera Lmao. President Trump has made our Military morale go WAY UP.

    • @Some Person You sound like a foolish child.
      Do the MATH.

    • @ala ska you have guns, we have science. So not only can we build a new world, but we can make things your bullets can’t harm. Remember you don’t like masks, so it makes the math much easier incel.😂😂😂

  5. I live in Portland. Those Fake Feds look like laid-off Strip Club bouncers.

    • Forrest Trump | July 22, 2020 at 9:45 PM | Reply


    • @thomas fletcher
      How would you know?

      One look and anyone can tell these people aren’t normal.

    • thomas fletcher | July 22, 2020 at 9:51 PM | Reply

      @Ralph Boyd what do “normal” people look like to you ?

    • Charles Lewis | July 22, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

      Unfortunately he has to protect government institutions otherwise he should just let them destroy their cities, which is what they’re doing.

    • @Charles Lewis A Secret Police Goon Squad kidnapping Citizens off the streets isn’t protecting anything.

  6. He’s manufacturing a crisis

  7. No 3 inchers standing up against tyranny?
    No millitias, you know… The ”gotta have my guns to fight tyrrany” guys..?
    Oh yeah, they *ARE* trumpanzies… I am ready, are you?

    • Exactly.

    • So are the goons in the unmarked uniforms rounding up innocent citizens. They were probably asked if they were never-Trumpers when their names were called, and anyone who said “yes” were told not to board the plane. Trump wants only loyal thugs in his goon squad. I really hope a few of them turn whistle-blower and name names of these wannabe “heroes”.

  8. This is 2018 all over again – in 2018 it was caravans that didn’t exist and now its civil unrest. DON’ FALL FOR IT

    • rascally rabbit | July 22, 2020 at 8:21 PM | Reply

      Whatever happened to all those criminal murderers from that caravan?

    • Tessmage Tessera | July 22, 2020 at 9:00 PM | Reply

      Yeah, I remember Stephen Colbert doing his caravan dance every night on his show. Well, it didn’t work for Trump in 2018 and it won’t work for him now.

  9. TrumpVirus-19 | July 22, 2020 at 8:16 PM | Reply

    These clowns are pseudo military. I can’t wait until Biden has the real military escort Trump in January.

    Trump 145,000 🇺🇸

  10. Walter Parris | July 22, 2020 at 8:18 PM | Reply

    WE GONE YET???

  11. The criminal wants to escalate that’s why he has his version of brown shirts on the streets, he wants a fight. If he can declare martial law it would be his sweetest wet dream.

  12. rascally rabbit | July 22, 2020 at 8:19 PM | Reply

    Can’t wait to hear what the Republicans would do when Obama sends in his secret police

  13. Trump: “My first duty as president is to protect the American people.
    July 22, 2020

    Really? He should try telling that to the more than 140K Americans who have needlessly died because of his indifference, gross criminal negligence, and his dereliction of duty.

    • Wouldn’t it be really something if MSM asked him about that.

    • thomas fletcher | July 22, 2020 at 8:33 PM | Reply

      That quite a statement . You sound like a moron .

    • Sam McCormack | July 22, 2020 at 9:36 PM | Reply

      You have been brainwashed by propaganda media and lies and BS. Do your own research because what you say is not true. This virus was not pandemic. The tests are not reliable and the counting is skewed for political reasons.

  14. escalation usually gets responded to in kind. ever hear of history?

  15. Walter Parris | July 22, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply


  16. Bunker Baby dRumph | July 22, 2020 at 8:26 PM | Reply

    Why does Donald tRump sweat so much & so profusely whenever he’s at a podium. I have a new tv & can clearly see the sweat dribbling down his face & that pockmarked face of his isn’t very photogenic either!

  17. Making matters worse is Trump’s specialty. Trump is an agent of chaos and destruction. He has never solved a problem in his life, and the reason why is because Trump IS the problem. And he’s not about to fix himself.

    Nothing good has ever resulted from anything that Trump has ever touched or been involved with. To say that he is a bad seed would be an understatement. He is void of goodwill and human decency. Trump constitutes a highly toxic, insidious and malevolent affliction on this country.

  18. We are at war, or almost. I see a civil war coming. Govenors have the right to call out their own national guard, and get rid of the guestapo. You guys have to stand up to these phoney troops. Once Trump sees you mean business he will back off, i hope. If not we may be at civil war. Succeed from the union. Go ahead. Id love it.

  19. He wants to make matters worse and evidently the jackboots are falling in line.

  20. Looks like Putin got the America he always wanted. And ol’ F A T T Y just handed it over to him.

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