Meacham On Trump: ‘Is This The Person You Want Sitting There At The Pinnacle Of Power?’ | MSNBC

Meacham On Trump: 'Is This The Person You Want Sitting There At The Pinnacle Of Power?' | MSNBC 1


Jon Meacham responds to Trump's Twitter attacks on Fmr. U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch and the impeachment inquiry. Meacham says some Republican's minds "have been captured by the pursuit of power. They've decided that taxes and judges are worth putting up with this kind of behavior. And it's not American. It's not dignified." Aired on 11/15/19.
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Meacham On Trump: 'Is This The Person You Want Sitting There At The Pinnacle Of Power?' | MSNBC

62 Comments on "Meacham On Trump: ‘Is This The Person You Want Sitting There At The Pinnacle Of Power?’ | MSNBC"

  1. Trump is so stupid he couldnโ€™t find the United States on a map unless heโ€™s given a chance to fake it with a sharpie.

    • 1ne Dann Of course. I mean look what he’s done so far! He tells China and the World ‘TARIFFS GO BOTH WAYS’ And Cuts our Taxes, Brings Back MILLIONS OF JOBS (Yes Barack, He has a MAGIC WAND!)

    • @A. O. The only name I will call you is a good fellow American who I am sure loves our country as much as I do. I am a long life republican. But this man is not good. Not wrong just not good. Ok wrong too. There comes a time when you just have to say, My country first not party. I wont bore you with his history with Epstein cause I am sure you know. I wont insult your intelligence by thinking you do not know about his bankruptcies or dealing with russian loans and working with Iranian guard. Sure he has developed a car for the people and fixes our highway infrastructure to rival the Autobahn and create a thriving economy . oh My mistake that was somebody else. History has a way of repeating itself so I get confused at times. I felt those potatoes being thrown at our troops, I know the spirit in wish it was done. I took an oath as many of us have to defend the constitution from all enemies foreign and within. this administration has put a strain and not for the best on our id entity of who the USA is. By the way., as a rule and design Tariffs raise taxes on imports so us people can not buy them. As trump said himself at club agua amargo in Florida. Today I just made you a lot richer. regular folks like us got a temporary tax help where the upper tax levels got more help and permanent.. There is always a second event to the first with trump. Not that is bad, just something to keep an eye on. I refuse to let anyone demonize a fellow American who is expressing his right of speech ( short of yelling fire in a crowd). I will keep my eyes open as I hope you will too.

    • @A. O. day off, sorry for long winded message. have great day.

    • Trevor Miles Trevor, I believe we have much in common in our structure, as if we have watched the same play at different times from different vantage points. Our surroundings dictate our perception. Please allow me the following assumptions.
      We are the same in the things that really matter and we know the importance of being aware of our surroundings and staying the course, not to proud to use a map when necessary. I look around and see politicians placed in power through corrupt means making decisions that place my family and many others like mine in danger. For years they have been placing our sons, daughters, grand children, nieces and nephews in harm’s way just to Feed The War machine. I have lived on foreign soil as I served my nation (still don’t know what I did to serve anybody) I found that people are people, mostly good, matter of fact the good seem to out number the bad tremendously. People respected America (US) TRUSTED US. The last few decades it seemed that we have turned into the long time hated Bad people, invading smaller, poorer countries, killing, maiming, destroying, making destitute leaving their land worthless and economies broken. Treating countries like chess pieces. It’s a Game Washington is good at. Spend trillions in weapons to destroy then Trillions more to rebuild. At the same time we see our leaders desiring to remove our borders, welcome in everybody without conditions. This is a recipe for disaster. How many terrorists does it take to destroy a city, state or nation? TBD…I also see that this same group of politicians wants hates that my taxes are reduced BUT has no problem RAISING my taxes to pay for a ‘Welcoming Pkg’ in the form of Housing, Food, Education and Jobs to be handed out to people who never paid one penny in taxes. They also want these folks to have the Full Citizen Privilege which includes voting. WHY? I think we all know why, VOTERS! More Senators, More House mbrs…BIGGER GOVERNMENT…OK,talk about breaking wind, whew, sorry, I’ll try and wrap this up and find that finish line…
      I started out Hating Trump likely do to all the attacks I would see and hear daily about the man. I certainly didn’t care for his cocky attitude…But Something happened I saw things that just didn’t make sense. The NAACP giving him ANOTHER AWARD…then inviting him to speak at some ceramony.What happened to all of the sudden CHANGE PUBLIC OPINION of this man? HILLARY HAPPENED. & HER MSM, ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC AND ON AND ON EVERY LATE NIGHT Entertainer (sorry about caps)…I guess I am choosing the guy who wants to stop late term abortions, protect ourborders, lower our taxes AND THE RICH FOLKS TAXS TOO, That’s always bugged me too.. I never ate from a silver spoon, was able to take vacations or own a summer homes in the Hamptons, afford college, get great paying job, get a low interest loan ormortgage… BUT I SURE DON’T THINK ITS FAIR FOR SOMEBODY MORE AMBITIOUS THAN ME (OK, TRYMP HAD A SILVER SPOON-BUT HE WASN’T CONTENT TO LIVE OFF THE INTEREST. HE DID WHAT MANY OF US WOULD HAVE DONE-HE BUILT ON IT) OK, Anyway if we all paid same percentage as far as taxes, that would be fair. After all, the rich guy will still be paying MORE TAXES & AT SAME RATE THAT WE POOR FOLK ARE!
      Just invest the money in the USA PLEEZE…
      NUFF, AGAIN, SORRY FOR THE LONG WINDED COMMENT….BTW, on my phone, fat finger syndrome…

    • @A. O. You are right, we both can look in the mirror and know we did not hurt anybody on the way….mm halfway up lol , I feel you and I are good people who are in same situation, onlookers. I like what you said and you are right about seeing things from different vantage points. One sees people who are helping and the other sees corrupt citizens or at least those who do not have are best stake in mind. An ambassador who got a position because he donated 1 million . board full of people from TEXACO AND SACK MANS ( spelled wrong ) . daughter getting fast track to Chinese licenses in days when it usually takes years. OUT right racists handling immigration. president helping wives parents into usa. ( to be honest, I would have done the same had I been him on that one ) but still wrong. Using presidential position as a bully pulpit. I am for a strong border.. of course who is not.. the question is how and not just for show. I work hard with my hands and mind and have about 15+ employees. I have taken out loans or not paid myself before they do not get paid. He waits till work is done then chisels them over. Just wayyy to much smoke. if i caught one of my kids doing something wrong the worst thing he could say to me is ; Well other guys do that, or i stole but… i mowed the lawn. trump just lacks the character to be trusted. Wishing him bad things is like wishing bad things on the buss driver that is taking you home. He crashes so do you. So , I wish trump nothing bad. . All I ask is for you to look at the fruit of that tree. stay safe and I will keep an open mind too. At this stage we are on same side looking at a burning building. It is rough to be a spectator in all this. Maybe, you and I are doing our part by expressing our thoughts and exercising our freedom of speech.

  2. darnedghost2008 | November 15, 2019 at 4:52 PM | Reply

    Lock him up!

  3. God has saved me! | November 15, 2019 at 4:54 PM | Reply

    Nop, but evangelicals love this guy even if it means losing their Christians values and dignity!

  4. Everyone remember to thank the GOP for the trump nightmare next November.

    • Sunny Kingston | November 15, 2019 at 7:17 PM | Reply

      Bye-bye Trump 2020๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿคฃ

    • bingbonga binga | November 15, 2019 at 10:05 PM | Reply

      Trumpocalypse swivel on it stupid.

  5. You can give a thug a gold toilet, he’s still a thug…

  6. Emphatically Trump just tampering with a federal government witness that’s impeachable

    • Andre Sustonย *trying to… Anyway, Schiff did that for 1 reason only, trying to get her to break down and get VOTES for next years election. How can no one see what the Dems are doing? Well a majority of us can, seems the ignorant left just keeps eating up their BS.

    • @Don Williams I’m familiar with “trying to”, but I WANTED to write tryna. I DO NOT need spelling lessons from you, trust me.

    • Andre Sustonย Aight

    • @Don Williams Don’t you mean Alright? ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘Š

  7. How does honest hard working people support trump??? This is amazing.. Americans actually support this guy while Russia is benefiting over and over again.. as a kid I would do school drills to hide under the desk because of threats by Russia.

  8. Trump’s been caught with his mushroom poking the American Pie once too often.

  9. Trump has no respect for anyone, himself to.

  10. American Pride | November 15, 2019 at 5:08 PM | Reply

    Doing it in plain view doesn’t make it less a crime.

  11. Rodger Stone was just convicted of witness tampering and or intimidation, is there going to be a double standard Happening Here

  12. We are the United States of Russia. Putin is running our foreign policy.

  13. This is the saddest days and there have been many but these are truly the saddest days in Republican history. And the Republican party did it to themselves. If we only new for certain why the party choose to follow the orange ginnie pig down the rabbit hole. But it’s quite obvious that whatever trump does they are willing to cover mislead and lie for.


  15. Rose Johnson-Tsosie | November 15, 2019 at 5:12 PM | Reply

    โ€œA sociopath is one who sees others as impersonal objects to be manipulated to fulfill their own narcissistic needs without any regard for the hurtful consequences of their selfish actions.โ€โ€”R. Alan Woods
    Hmmm….now WHO does this sound like?

  16. ‘Is This The Person You Want Sitting There At The Pinnacle Of Power?’
    Nope, It never was. I wanted a sane rational person there, but this muppet happened.

  17. This is the man that quite literally had to copy off a child to color our flag. He is stupid and so are his supporters.

  18. Sherri Greeydelinarez | November 15, 2019 at 5:38 PM | Reply

    Trump Hung his self with his Own Tweet! Halarious! The World is laughing at him!

  19. No, this is this isnโ€™t the person we want sitting at the pinnacle of power. Heโ€™s a bumbling buffoon making a mockery of his oath to uphold the constitution which he couldnโ€™t even read never mind comprehend.

  20. He doesn’t know anything why come people don’t see it he’s just plain stupid.

    • Communist Bannena | November 18, 2019 at 6:50 PM | Reply

      Jazzy53 name one impeachable offense, one. This is all a political show, and weโ€™re all roped into it. Trump has not committed an impeachable offense, although for Biden, who admitted on TV quid pro quo, I cannot say the same. This will get squashed as soon as it hits the senate. And the best part? This is helping trump immensely for his re-election. So keep it up blue pilled wet brain leftists! Youโ€™re helping trump more than he could ever ask for ๐Ÿ™‚

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