Mike Pompeo Admits He Listened To Trump-Ukraine Phone Call | The Last Word | MSNBC

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted he listened in on Trump's phone call with Ukraine. Lawrence O'Donnell asks Sen. Chris Murphy about this, as well as Trump's attacks on the whistleblower, and the concerns he heard from Ukrainian officials during his trip. Aired on 10/02/19.
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Mike Pompeo Admits He Listened To Trump-Ukraine Phone Call | The Last Word | MSNBC

56 Comments on "Mike Pompeo Admits He Listened To Trump-Ukraine Phone Call | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Rats jumping off the trump titanic… this won’t end well for trump or anyone of his White House lackies…🧐

    • Crystal Giddens | October 3, 2019 at 7:52 AM | Reply

      *real whistle blowers wind up bankrupt in jail or dead.* AND they are never celebrated on national TV as “heroes,” If they are covered at all, they are skewered on national TV. *This ain’t no whistle blower. He is a CIA spook.* The Deep State coup continues unabated.

    • Kermit T. Frog | October 3, 2019 at 10:56 AM | Reply

      @Crystal Giddens Get a grip. This has not played out yet. You may still get your wish and the whistle blower might end up “bankrupt in jail or dead.”

    • Crystal Giddens | October 3, 2019 at 11:33 AM | Reply

      @Kermit T. Frog Trump Fans Chase Warren Through Airport Screaming ‘Pocahontas’…

  2. the LIAR is in italy

  3. wow! is this a government or some street gang !!

    • The Skeletons Daisy Wrong Lutsenko former Ukraine prosecuter has already stated America needs to start the investigation in America because the Biden’s broke no Ukrainian law’s.
      The international monetary authority, EU and America (Biden) acted in America’s interests in the International communities efforts to help end corruption in Ukraine.
      Trump to then conspire and collude to extort Ukraine for Trumps personal gain adds to corruption in Ukraine. 16billion has been given to Ukraine by EU and Trump bribing Zelensky to investigate Biden son, knowing they need that money to defend themselves against Putin is disgraceful.

    • Crystal Giddens | October 3, 2019 at 7:53 AM | Reply

      @Bono Budju *real whistle blowers wind up bankrupt in jail or dead.* AND they are never celebrated on national TV as “heroes,” If they are covered at all, they are skewered on national TV. *This ain’t no whistle blower. He is a CIA spook.* The Deep State coup continues unabated.

    • Crystal Giddens what you got a crystal ball? Even Trump can’t find out who it is why you think he’s becoming unhinged. Watergate is still celebrated 50 something years later just because some have lost their moral compass and are unpatriotic doesn’t mean the majority will.

  4. hes blinking his eyes like ive never seen anyone in my life

  5. Jeremiah Jeremecht | October 3, 2019 at 2:50 AM | Reply

    It’s weird to say this but Rex Tiller on May have been a better secretary of state than Pompeo. Tillerson was actually principled enough to stand up against Trump. But as we all know, if you don’t kiss up to this malignant narcissist 100% of the time, then YOU’RE OUT!

    • No, no he was not, he disagreed with Trump when it went against his own agenda. Tillerson had zero experience for the job he was given. Trump assumed he would do his bidding instead of the oil industry.

    • Jeremiah Jeremecht Tillerson had some very dodgy ties to Russia, he was no better, not principled unless it served him. However he did vocalise what we were all thinking, that Trump is a F-wit, and a nasty enemy like most bullies

  6. Pompeo, you are a lying rat, mobster and need to be fired or at minimum step-down whatever comes first.

  7. Kermit T. Frog | October 3, 2019 at 2:55 AM | Reply

    This is the way that corruption spreads. Normalizing questionable activity. Then expanding to outright criminality. It begins by saying nothing, by simply being in the room when Trump commits a crime. Once incriminated, bystanders are drawn into active participation. Barr, Pompeo, and probably Mitch McConnell have already been compromised. God knows where this goes if nobody puts a stop to it.

    • Veronica Stewart | October 3, 2019 at 7:12 AM | Reply

      We must stop it in the ballot box in 2020. VOTE BLUE.

    • Paranoia strikes deep.
      Into your life it will creep.
      Starts when you’re always afraid.
      Step outta line,
      the men come and take you away

    • Democrats have become terrorists, criminals and lunatics, and they have reached the point of insanity where they quite literally want to see this country burned to the ground rather than witness Trump win a second term.

      Understand that this current “soft coup” against President Trump is just the beginning of what they have planned. If this soft coup fails, they have a plan of escalation that will ultimately reach the point where deep state criminals like John Brennan and Barack Obama attempt to carry out plans that include the assassination of President Trump. But that’s not even where this ends. If that fails, they have more moves in store for America, and all these attempts will result in the loss of innocent life. Bluntly stated, if Trump doesn’t order the arrest and prosecution of all these deep state traitors and CIA operatives — across Congress, the fake news media fiction factories and even the judiciary — they will unleash deadly terror and lawlessness across America in a desperate effort to reclaim authoritarian rule (while, of course, ordering the executions of all Trump loyalists).

  8. that is the whole point, to keep them from coming forward. fearing for your life is a great motivator to not speak up. this is dictator 101.

  9. The Administration certified Ukraine as meeting its anti-corruption goals in May. So, Trump wasn’t calling to check up on Ukraine’s anti-corruption program.

  10. Pompeo looks very exhausted like Gulliani trying to defend the indefensible

    • Shannon Jacobs | October 3, 2019 at 6:41 AM | Reply

      That’s ex-ambassador Volcker to you. Did you throw him under the bus or are you going to call him a rat for leaving your sinking ship? Ship of fat fools, eh?

    • Eben good it’s going to take all his energy to make any kind of defence of these illegal acts, maybe he’ll grow a brain and resign

    • Peter Henrichsen | October 3, 2019 at 6:48 AM | Reply

      Yeah, and his smirk disappears and his lisp gets worse, when he’s cornered.

  11. Jonas Klingberg | October 3, 2019 at 3:43 AM | Reply

    The fact that Trump lies constantly without compunction and with impunity has rendered political discussion obsolete.

  12. Humpty Trumpty lies about walls, Humpty Trumpty lies about calls, all the King’s liars and all of his men, can’t get Trumpty elected again.

  13. mahbub mohamed | October 3, 2019 at 3:51 AM | Reply

    He thought we couldn’t hear his contradictory lies from Italy. What a tool.

  14. Senator Chris Murphy has infinitely more sense than his President.

  15. Elaine Brooksbank | October 3, 2019 at 4:48 AM | Reply

    Seems like Kellyanne Conartist’s “alternative facts” are coming into their own right now. Trump & his apologists are spewing them out left, right and centre.

    “The whistleblower’s complaint is all lies,” Trump yells – even though the summary of the phone call that he released corroborates everything in the complaint about the call.

    And let’s not forget the summary is not a transcript. There are ellipses where parts have been omitted. And, if the call was supposed to have lasted for 30 minutes and the summary takes around 10 minutes to read at a normal speaking pace, quite a chunk has been missed out.

    He’s also throwing out the completely bizarre theory, with absolutely no evidence whatsoever, that Adam Schiff wrote the complaint. Does Trump actually think that, because he’s incapable if stringing a coherent sentence together, that no one else can. It doesn’t require a lawyer to compose a report by a consummate, seasoned professional which, we assume, the whistleblower is (cos we don’t know for sure). The only legal references in the complaint are the statute of the whistleblower protection law and the statute prohibiting enlisting the aid of another country to win an election. Two laws which are pertinent and whose statute numbers are easily found.

    I heard one Trump apologist go straight to defcon 1 by claiming that, despite the whistleblower protection law, no whistleblower complaint should be taken seriously unless they put their name to it – in other words there should be no whistleblower complaints at all. He also stated categorically that, although he didn’t know who the whistleblower was, he knew their “ulterior motives”, their political persuasion, that they were incapable of writing such a coherent report and even that he/she had a book deal.

    And just to top the day off Trump completely embarrasses the country by his conduct in front of Finnish President. SaulI Niinistõ – who had, presumably come to discuss sweeping forest floors. How he must have felt listening to Trump’s tirade is anyone’s guess. It must have been like being invited to a dinner party where the host & hostess completely ignore their guests to indulge in a full scale row. Trump may be angry that anyone dare to question his belief that he’s above the law but is it too much to ask that he act like a president in front of visiting foreign dignitaries and not a toddler mid-tantrum.

    And if they can throw out bizarre, unsubstantiated conspiracy theories here’s one I thought of – John Bolton is the whistleblower to get back at Trump & Pompeo and, I suspect, is capable of writing such a report. I have absolutely no proof or evidence or even gone any way towards substantiating my theory but, apparently, that’s not necessary. Or, at least, Trump and his cohorts don’t seem to think that’s necessary.

    • Diane Davidson | October 3, 2019 at 6:33 AM | Reply

      I thought the same thing. Bolton left on bad terms and he made a comment something like this isn’t the last you’ll hear of me.

    • Where has she been during all of this? I haven’t seen her anywhere.

    • Wonderfully stated there Elaine. I’ve also felt, and wanted, the whistleblower to be Bolton since he is a man with alot of political allies and would not take Trump screwing him over lightly.
      Can’t wait to see whoever it is, if we get to.

    • Looks like George Orwell got the year wrong. it was 2019, not 1984.

  16. The US leads the world in the production of corrupt evangelicals.

  17. Also in Italy to getting a top class orange suit

  18. Julio Gonzalez | October 3, 2019 at 6:24 AM | Reply

    Lmao Pompeo is a joke oh now he remembered lol! So much winning!

  19. Diane Davidson | October 3, 2019 at 6:40 AM | Reply

    Pompeo caught on tape, “we lie, we cheat, we steal” he was talking about his CIA days. You just don’t change when you get a different job position.

  20. Pompeyos just another lying politician.
    Who forgot he works for the American public not Donald Trump personally.

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