New Book Shows Depravity Of Trump Admin Family Separation Policy | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

New Book Shows Depravity Of Trump Admin Family Separation Policy | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1


Rachel Maddow revisits the initial public awareness of the Trump administration's most morally bankrupt policy, separating children from their parents at the Mexican border, and shares passages from the new book by MSNBC correspondent Jacob Soboroff, Separated: Inside an American tragedy. Aired on 7/06/2020.
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New Book Shows Depravity Of Trump Admin Family Separation Policy | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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  1. Vote Blue people your life and those you love literally depends on it.

    • NeW KinG 😂 💯 😂 💯

    • Beautiful Woman | July 7, 2020 at 4:24 PM | Reply

      We missed the chance for change Bernie wanted what America needed without donars to be beholden too. They choose Biden and Biden will do what Obama did bail out the industries that need to fail and die. He doesnt believe in medicaid for all just more obamacare which is now almost garbage because of republicans. We America the experiment in brutality and theft is over.

    • Trump could win by using fraud …and blaming Democrats for frauding

    • @D Great another Facist Disinfectant Donnie Disciple full of alternative facts and full 💩

    • @NeW KinG Best lay off the Trump Disinfectant Strategy Yeezy got 2 million of the bailout funds Disinfectant Donnie looks after his friends

  2. Fancy Brooks | July 7, 2020 at 7:28 AM | Reply

    This is like unto the importation of slaves all over again. I know. They are not slaves. But, their situation is equally as heinous. It shouldn’t be happening. This is diabolical. WE MUST stop this inhumane practice!

    • YouTube Moderator | July 7, 2020 at 9:01 AM | Reply

      No one paid for their labor is a slave. You should take a remedial vocabulary primer.

    • Tessmage Tessera | July 7, 2020 at 11:06 AM | Reply

      @YouTube Moderator All of you people will be crushed like bugs. Count on it.

    • John Lame Elk | July 7, 2020 at 11:49 AM | Reply

      @YouTube Moderator Are all of you Trump followers unable to articulate or simply simple minded? Slaves of early America were often paid. Many were trained in a trade, then employed by their owners, often in far off towns. The “master” took part of the wages, and gave the slave the remainder to live on.

      After emancipation this went on vertically unchanged through the sharecropper system.

      And some would say that the banking/financial industry has become the new “masters class”. They provide the ability to own a car, have electricity, wear clothes, and even eat.

      You provide the muscle to be used, and the government, which is the militant arm of the banking concerns, will provide you script to use at the company stores, which are sharecropper industries themselves. A closed system from which there is little chance of escape.

      It makes one ask why the “master class” would turn away potential worker/slaves at the border? Don’t they need people willing to work harder and live on less to carry the economy on their shoulders? But that is the wrong question. We should instead ask, who do the 1℅ want carrying the economy? and why one group over another?

      The downfall of many civilizations has been brought on by the middle class. The poor lack the means and the rich are already in their palaces, and so it falls to the striving middle every time. They are the real thorn in the side for the wealthy.

      But there is a way around that for the powerful. Utterly destroy the poorest, move the lower half of the middle into the poor ranks, and now you have a stable quasi-slave state. The original poor are gone, the newly poor are adjusting to impoverishment, the now great reduced, and badly frightened, middle class will fight tooth and claw to just not loose ground.

      And the super wealthy can kick back then and clean their teeth with a baby’s rib bone while being massaged by Stormy Danials’ ranks of cousins.

      America the Beautiful.

    • @YouTube Moderator And the house n-word or kitchen n-word wasn’t a slave either? ya shor, you betcha – YOU SIR, are a slave, just try to stop working for your master and tell us how it goes

  3. If there is no testing, then there won’t be any infection.If there is no list, there is no separation.

    • Donna Humphries | July 7, 2020 at 11:26 AM | Reply

      To vote, is doing SOMETHING!! Not voting, is doing absolutely NOTHING! Vote ALL blue 2020!

    • If your were a human being, we wouldn’t have to put up with your idiocy.

    • If we have a lawless president, there’s no need for order

      Trump said he has such a wonderful relationship with Kim Jong Un that he wouldn’t let the CIA spy on the North Korean despot. The next day Trump said that if a foreign country provided information to him on his political opponents, “Oh, I think I’d want to hear it. … I think I’d take it.” In short, the president of the United States thinks it’s wrong to spy on the enemies of the United States but perfectly acceptable to spy on his enemies.

      This is what happens when a crook gets away with his crimes

    • Donna Humphries | July 7, 2020 at 1:10 PM | Reply

      @Lars Jones Excellent post! Putting the 2 facts together like that, is eye opening! 👍✌️. Best of health to you and yours.

    • Nancy M Ross | July 7, 2020 at 1:16 PM | Reply

      @Candice Taylor because your life and democracy does depend upon voting blue.

  4. Gretar Einarsson | July 7, 2020 at 7:52 AM | Reply

    This must be one of the worst crimes in recent USA history😞

    • howdareyou41 | July 7, 2020 at 12:18 PM | Reply

      @Carol im talking about americans saying they don’t like concentration camps while doing nothing to stop them. the media hardly ever mentions it. where are the protests?

    • Catherine Jones the answer is -> White Supremacy (it is always the answer when none White people are purposefully placed/forced into bad conditions).

      White people just try not to see it or just willfully turn a blind eye (and racist white people will say crazy stuff that really has very little to do with being a logically compassionate human being).

    • Gretar Einarsson | July 7, 2020 at 12:52 PM | Reply

      howdareyou41 What about the concentration camps? No not all Germans were nazis. My mother and her family wasn’t.

    • I’m sure alot of those kids went to Trumps Pedophile Ring.

    • Carol 0

  5. Tammy Taylor | July 7, 2020 at 7:53 AM | Reply

    Human Trafficking by the White House paid for with US tax dollars.

    • Torvil Åsulv Støle | July 7, 2020 at 2:08 PM | Reply

      @John Buick Good one, John!

    • PBR Streetgang 37 | July 7, 2020 at 3:22 PM | Reply

      Shut up Tammy. Why don’t you go have another abortion. Then go snuggle up with an ugly cropped hair man hater.

    • Tammy Taylor | July 7, 2020 at 3:30 PM | Reply

      @PBR Streetgang 37 lmao..triggered snowflake…I can’t have children, wtf are you talkin about? Crazy much..btw Non Party Affiliation on my voter registration card PAL

    • @YouTube Moderator What do you think they are running from? Bad cable TV? Good luck when it’s US citizen the ones asking for assylum. Beware, because countries with fascists go really bad, really quick. Hope your kids are not taken by others and you never know what happened.
      Keep Trump there, watch the country getting destroyed by sickness, war and hunger and then go to another country “willingly”. Other countries will end up denying any US citizen the entry due to Trump and his irresponsible, corrupt and self-serving policies. Good luck man

    • Walks hand in hand with the US heroin addiction and OD problem going through the roof AFTER the US military/government took over Afghanistan’s poppy fields and opium/heroin business, doesn’t it? And all the lies from our then republican white house that led us to that, and terribly unjust war(s) where as always, innocent children and others suffer?
      Sooner or later you’re all going to have to realize that these different republican presidential administrations aren’t really different administrations…, they’re the same, but with different actors playing the parts on stage. It’s all still right wing PNAC (Project for a New American Century). They didn’t disband, they went stealth.

  6. One term under Trump was enough to expose everything that’s ugly about America.

    • Investigative Audit | July 7, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      Trump (besides his business) has only one agenda by being president: creating propaganda & conspiracy theories to scare & brainwash his voters, and then highlight himself as the only savior & hero against the fake news and the mess he himself created! Read my investigation report on how he is running the biggest propaganda machinery under the umbrella of socialist Falun Gong’s media channels
      Plz share and subscribe. There are more reports on Trump’s propaganda there!

    • @Steve Dee trump is the result of w branded 9/11 and company, where not only the respect had already been lost, but the right wing’s collective mind lost as well. It sure didn’t take long for americans to forget all about all of that foul and vile bs, to sit back and get comfy on their ever-expanding arses again.
      Americans should have seen it coming 20 years ago…, but didn’t. Some did, but nowhere near enough, and most STILL don’t see it even though it’s now right in front of their faces, staring them down EVERY time they try to lift their eyes, hearts, and/or minds.

    • Absynthe The Artist | July 7, 2020 at 8:41 PM | Reply

      @pilotrt I want to be in Canada…

    • John Smith John I agree with you 100% but what I don’t understand is why has trump not been stopped by someone in his own administration or even the military why haven’t they stepped in and done something about him look at all the unrest that’s going on in America and you said it yourself America has lost the respect it had throughout the world he’s turned America into the biggest embarrassment, liability and laughing stock on the planet surely his own administration can see that John, take care of yourself John my best wishes to you from Stevie boy in Britain

    • @Steve DeeIt is biblical. Things must come to pass to be recognized for what they truly are. The entire world needs to change, and for that to happen the entire world needs to be affected by what ails it.
      bushco exemplified what ails the world. trumpco exemplifies what ails the world.

      BOTH were/are ALL about material wealth/power/military and economic strength. These things = golden calves… earthly treasures. When one worships an idol or golden calf, one is worshipping one’s own creation, replacing the true God with their own self-fabricated gods.

      BOTH demonstrated incredible arrogance combined with massive willful ignorance, topped with blatant lies. The disastrous global economic effect of bushco policies were a warning. Coronavirus now erasing any economic success of trump’s is another warning.
      There are many signs, everywhere…, but nobody seems to be able to see or read them…, not even the churches who SHOULD be able to not only see and read them, but inform the rest of the world about them. Such is the business of religion.
      Thanks for the best wishes, and same to you, Steve. Btw, we’re keeping Ozzy. You can have Nugent though. lol

  7. Everything that Donald Trump and his administration have done is the epitome of fascism and Donald Trump is a fascist dictator!

    • @Anne Rigby I vote for the whole poisonous lot getting prosecuted and jailed!

    • Rosie Galvan | July 7, 2020 at 10:29 PM | Reply

      @Paul Horn I totally disagree with you Just because he doesn’t have people locked up does not mean he does not have the fascist characteristics. He is getting close to fascism and if allowed he will do it. Don’t argue with me. Educate yourself.

    • Rosie Galvan | July 7, 2020 at 10:30 PM | Reply

      @Paul Horn Why do you keep defending him?

    • @Rosie Galvan I’m not defending anything but the truth. He isn’t a dictator. He doesn’t know how to be a dictator. He may wish he had the power of a dictator but he doesn’t. Stop spreading misinformation. The American government as a whole is responsible. No one man has all the power here. I don’t like Trump but I don’t want to be associated with lunatics.

    • Robert Dobie | July 7, 2020 at 10:55 PM | Reply

      @Paul Horn I agree with you 100%. Trump is not a dictator. Yet. Though most people in my country (not the USA) think he would be one if given half the chance. It certainly wouldn’t be the first time in world history. Nor the last.

  8. François Grimard | July 7, 2020 at 8:14 AM | Reply

    They’re just KIDS!!!! Any *good* father would never treat children like that regardless of what their parents have done. Trump doesn’t know love.

  9. Elizabeth Nash | July 7, 2020 at 8:23 AM | Reply

    And to think, that there are hundreds of these kids that will NEVER SEE THEIR FAMILIES AGAIN, because the Trump administration had them shipped away from the border, to points unknown, all over the country. We already know that ‘the list’ wasn’t exactly used to track these children, as their parents were deported to their country of origin. WITHOUT THEIR CHILDREN. We know that some of these kids were adopted out rather quickly.
    Where are all of the separated children, Trump??? How are you going to answer to the world for your Crimes Against Humanity? How are you planning on answering the citizens of this country, for committing such evil, in. our. name. without. our. permission??

    • YouTube Moderator | July 7, 2020 at 9:09 AM | Reply

      Pretty sure when you smuggle someone’s child over the border illegally you are not too concerned about seeing your family.

    • Elizabeth Nash | July 7, 2020 at 9:22 AM | Reply

      @YouTube Moderator You are aware that a great many of these families were separated from their kids, that actually entered our country at border stations, and had presented themselves for asylum, legally, aren’t you? Also those that crossed where there was no border station, but still presented themselves to the first Border Patrol Agent they saw, which is also legal.
      Most of the children in US custody, that had been separated from the families were taken from such legal crossers, and shipped all over the country. When the parents have asked where their kids were, they’ve been systematically denied that information, or had stall tactics used. That’s because there were many of the kids, that our government truly had no idea who exactly they were, where they were sent, when they were sent and who their parents are.
      So, ‘youtube moderator’, you can take your holier than thou attitude and stuff it. You obviously don’t have a clue what you’re talking about .
      (maybe YOU are one of those people Trump was talking about this weekend….. people that have no clue….)

    • @Elizabeth Nash He’s just a troll… or someone so stupid he believes Trump.

    • Brendahh Stiles | July 7, 2020 at 6:51 PM | Reply

      YouTube Moderator SMUG AND SHAMEFUL!!!

    • @Elizabeth Nash You are whistling in the wind in replying to YTM. He’s either a troll or a trumpie – same thing: a mindless, carbon copy of the sad excuse for the human being in the white house. Your statements are correct and what has happened is atrocious. Just the idea of those children finding themselves in prison, without their parents, not knowing what is happening or what is going to happen, is just too upsetting. Just that alone is inhuman. Then there are the parents not knowing what happened to their children. What kind of bunch of monsters are running the US? oh! that’s right, the same ones who have caused the deaths of far more Americans that Covid19 could have managed alone without them. I really do not understand why that administration is still operating as a government in the US. Their crimes against humanity just keep piling up. It would be another crime if they do not get prosecuted, heavily fined and imprisoned. All of them. Criminal intent, criminal negligence, aiding and abetting… fraud, emoluments, inciting to violence, inciting to racial division, the list is endless.

  10. Quentin Garnes | July 7, 2020 at 8:24 AM | Reply

    Trump lying people are dying

  11. Trump doesn’t have long to live given his health. He’ll be serving time in damnation soon enough. It honestly can’t come soon enough. And every Trumpanzee will be there with him.

    • voodooblue61 blue | July 7, 2020 at 3:16 PM | Reply

      I hope he lives a long time- in jail so he can suffer and let him tweet then- it would be hilarious then! Charge 10 bucks a pop to throw trash at him- it would be a great moneymaker!

    • Truth Defender | July 7, 2020 at 3:21 PM | Reply

      A million thumbs up to this comment.

    • awakeningspirit20 | July 7, 2020 at 3:36 PM | Reply

      all the evangelicals are going with him. These people that tie up faith with right-wing nationalism and jingoism. Israel-worship. Bible-worship. Stirring up Holocaust survivors to downplay this story simply because of the phrase “concentration camps,” which were around long before the Holocaust and long after. They’ll all burn.

    • Myra Ripley | July 7, 2020 at 5:52 PM | Reply

      @Felix Del Bosque Satan really doesn’t want him either.

    • Felix Del Bosque | July 7, 2020 at 5:57 PM | Reply

      Myra Ripley ya ha ha, too funny.

  12. THEY TOOK 2000 children from their parents and no one knows where they are

    • @Pedro hi Pedro. You are correct. My soon to be husband was killed by an illegal driving an 18-Wheeler. His student visa expired. He had no license or experience. My fiance was on his motorcycle when a truck forced him over the San Mateo Bridge in SF. The truck never stopped even though the motorcycle was riderless in front of him and he had to swerve to miss it. The cops got him on the other side of the bridge. My fiance’s name was Dave Reaver. And I loved him. He was my soul mate. I wanted to meet the kid, the driver, bc I wanted him to know what his selfish decision took from me. I wanted him to understand. I wanted him to know what a great man he was. Over 600 people attended the funeral. I wasnt mad at him. I was mad that the company hired him in the first place. Always profit over everything. This destroyed my life. It destroyed me! I have been alone for 27 years. Never got married. Never had kids. I still cry sometimes. I miss him always. It was “A love that knew no boundaries, that accepts no end”. Thats written on his tombstone. Yep. Most are student visa expirations.

    • @YouTube Moderator children were not smuggled in illegally. Families tried to get their children to safety and the US took them away from them. And a wall would not prevent anything. A wall is a political ploy to get mindless people like you to vote for your fearful bunker baby – trumpie. And look how well that worked. A wall, indeed! He does have some thing about walls: hasn’t he had one put up around the White House to keep him safe from the american people? one on the southern border to get elected, one around the white house to steer clear of the rabble. Oh and the rabble, that’s you.

    • @YouTube Moderator There was indeed a process for requesting asylum and your fearful leader, bunker boy, put an end to that. Do you not keep up with any news about the US? Just look at you, saying all kinds of nonsense, like your ramp-stumbling, glass-of-water-challenged, incapable leader.

    • @YouTube Moderator What makes you think the people who were separated from their children at the border were driving drunk? have you been drinking?

    • Fuzzy Wuzzy | July 7, 2020 at 7:32 PM | Reply

      YouTube Moderator illegally crossing the border is a misdemeanor

  13. Hiten Mistry | July 7, 2020 at 8:35 AM | Reply

    Where are all the white evangelicals to protect these children where are the GOP. They care more for unborn children then they do for children that are alive and in ICE custody. TALK ABOUT PURE EVIL AND HYPOCRISY

    • Totally agree

    • edward246308 | July 7, 2020 at 3:17 PM | Reply

      You come to the right conclusion Hiten Mistry. Terrible hypocrisy…what a bunch of Nazis, those in the White House.

    • Every life is sacred… until it starts.

    • alwaysuseless | July 7, 2020 at 4:41 PM | Reply

      Evangelical Christians are destroying the reputation of Christianity by supporting an Antichrist.

    • “Children who have been removed from their undocumented parents at the border are being claimed by foster families supported by conservative Christian groups.” –Google and you’ll find the article.

  14. Carol Irvine | July 7, 2020 at 8:45 AM | Reply

    Justice needs to come for Miller, little Mr Goebbels has a lot to answer for

  15. IT'S ME FROM 713 | July 7, 2020 at 9:00 AM | Reply

    Trump is the most unAmerican president in history. Every day he’s in the White House America becomes more and more unrecognizable.

    • Bert Johnson | July 7, 2020 at 8:04 PM | Reply

      @Investigative Audit the media is propaganda…they LIED about russian collusion for 4 years counting! How stupid can anyone possibly be??

    • fungoorstitch | July 7, 2020 at 10:11 PM | Reply

      What is “America”?

    • Tony Hovgaard | July 7, 2020 at 10:30 PM | Reply

      @Ellen Peba and Trump is trying to turn turn this one into a communist country. Are you just stupid

    • Tony Hovgaard | July 7, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

      @Phil and Sandy West yep that’s the way the Republicans think here think they can jail at children take them away from there parents just because they’re running for their lives. Unbelievable Trump needs to go straight to prison

    • Tony Hovgaard | July 7, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      @howdareyou41 what planet are you at do you know planet Earth hello wake up you stupid moron

  16. Jörg Maaß | July 7, 2020 at 9:05 AM | Reply

    The book should have been named: Separated. Inside an American crime against humanity.

    • Gy Mcspadden | July 7, 2020 at 10:23 AM | Reply


    • Ok… and then we didn’t put them on trains and gas them… we gave them food shelter and sanitation. Conservatives don’t believe in open borders the same way Democrats do- in theory the money we spent on them could have been used on our own homeless. Just vote and stop acting like everything is the same as Nazi Germany. We’re not even close to nazi Germany

    • @Owen Marble You have concentration camps of children within the borders of your own country… Explains a lot about the thousands of people who traveled to the US border to escape. FROM the US.
      Not the first time that has happened. I live about 4 blocks from the church Harriet Tubman attended. You might have heard of her.

    • Edward Allen Miranda | July 7, 2020 at 11:07 AM | Reply

      Should be TRUMPS crime against humanity… i would solely blame it on him

    • MrTrexMcgee | July 7, 2020 at 1:31 PM | Reply

      @Owen Marble “We’re not even close to nazi Germany”
      Far cry from “Greatest country on Earth”

  17. America was lost when it took children.

  18. Doug Schaufele | July 7, 2020 at 9:22 AM | Reply

    Hitler separated families in his concentration camps and Russia built the Berlin wall. IE: Trumps heroes!

  19. David Garvin | July 7, 2020 at 9:26 AM | Reply

    Didn’t know America had Nazi concentration camps for children I could throw up

  20. Ginger Nightmare | July 7, 2020 at 9:31 AM | Reply

    I made a poster of the children that died in his cages. The faces and their names, these children died torn from their parents. The UN had a base in Mexico trying to help. Trump is full-on Nazi!

    • David Boyer | July 7, 2020 at 7:16 PM | Reply

      Ginger: Actually those cages were given to him by Obama.

    • @David Boyer Actually, what is your response to what the Trump administration did with the cages that Obama, you say, gave him?

    • @David Boyer Yes, actually, I too would like to hear your response to what trump did with those cages that you say Obama gave him. Hellooooooo!??

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