President Donald Trump Refuses To Condemn Anti-Democracy Crackdowns | The Last Word | MSNBC

President Donald Trump Refuses To Condemn Anti-Democracy Crackdowns | The Last Word | MSNBC 1


As pro-democracy protests continue in Hong Kong and Moscow, the president has said almost nothing, abandoning generations of American leadership. Lawrence O’Donnell discusses what this means for these democratic movements with Michael McFaul and Wendy Sherman.
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President Donald Trump Refuses To Condemn Anti-Democracy Crackdowns | The Last Word | MSNBC

56 Comments on "President Donald Trump Refuses To Condemn Anti-Democracy Crackdowns | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Well this video will be blocked in China. You can’t mention the T-Square massacre.

  2. The minute they opted to make chi president for life, they lost their democracy. Glad to see Chinese and Russians fighting for it.

    • @ArmoredNeko Chinese prez didn’t make himself pres for life without the green light from ALL the party leaders. They agreed/voted for it.

    • When will we get democracy ?

    • They will fight. They will lose.

    • @whysaywhy X More likely he had some critical support (possibly from the army) and silenced other voices, like he put his major competitor into prison the moment he became the president. Well you know how this kind of power struggle looks like, we’ve been see the same dumpster fire for thousands of years.

    • @Blink Once on Sunday! pode indentificar .ver . TRUMP anda na sombra dos outros. Porque talento ele não tem nem um e fica se escorando nos que tem .

  3. The president is Fredo.

  4. Trump is so weak. He said he got a beautiful letter from Kim, said he was sorry for launches. Total BS.

    • Antony Stringfellow | August 14, 2019 at 9:42 AM | Reply

      “Kim Jon sent me a letter saying he was sorry for wiping New York and Washington off the map. The missiles were launched by accident and he assured me it won’t happen again. It was a beautiful letter!”

    • David Rook Trump is a “business man””. He’s a bombastic crook who has manipulated the system to his advantage. He is more of a mafia Don.
      You’ve been coned.

    • O inferno e a porta da sua nova 🏚️

    • @David Rook quem vai te ver sou eu tu si em prison

    • @Antony Stringfellow High marks for low expectations regarding cheetoz crumbling credibility.

  5. Elizabeth Nash | August 14, 2019 at 2:06 AM | Reply

    Someone that withdraws from everything, doesn’t have to take a stand on ANYthing…..

    • Oh your an ambassador of some kind. Stfu if you want democracy for them pack your bags and your riot gear and head over there to help them. If not then please stfu

    • E eu visitei o From América. No qual deveria ter visitado a muito tempo. Demorei .de mas .

    • Elizabeth Nash | August 14, 2019 at 12:16 PM | Reply

      @superfuresh My my! A bit touchy, aren’t we??? You have a problem with Chinese people or Hong Kong people? You certainly seem to be a tad ….. angry… about them wanting Democracy.
      And no, I’m not an ambassador. I’m a Diplomat. There IS a difference.

  6. Andrew Mitchell | August 14, 2019 at 2:57 AM | Reply

    Trump will perform his own anti-democracy crackdown in 2020 if he loses the election.

    • @clean cyclist Dumb Dumb Supporters are like DOGS Returning To Their Own VOMIT. FOOLS REPEATS HIS FOLLY (FOOLISHNESS) Apart from HATE they all have one thing in Common they EATS DUMMY VOMITUS LIE’S And have the ABILITY to BELIEVE their own Lies. Do you know how MENTALLY DERANGED you have to be Too be able to believe your own Lies Brainless. By the way the Quote about DOGS Returning To his own VOMIT is from ( Proverbs Chapter 26 v11)

    • Wonder Wonderful | August 14, 2019 at 11:12 AM | Reply

      @Gene Clark Who have you been listening to? The Dems do not want open borders. Dems won’t bring depression. It was Dems president that kept America out of depression. Republicans are the ones that causes depression. Trump and Repubklans are destroying America. You need to listen more to what’s going on…Trump has know loyalty to normal people as far as humanity is concern. Don’t you see other Country fighting for fairness. If he’s not out of office in 2020. He’s going to destroy the United States of America or what’s left of it.

    • @Andrew Mitchell I’m not a billionaire and I got a tax cut.

    • @Wonder Wonderful The Democrats know that illegals who come here and have kids overwhelmingly vote blue. They’re playing the long game.

      Trump is the only one doing mass raids and mass deportations and the only people against it are the Democrats because those people are their future voting base.

  7. Hope the fallout doesn’t blow this way !

  8. splendor Inthegrass | August 14, 2019 at 3:41 AM | Reply

    these youtube comment sections have more to say than Trump lol

  9. Where’s the Russian protest footage sourced? The riot police in that footage seem to handle protesters rather quite carefully, especially physical interactions. I mean, I’m glad to see that, and if more aggresive action isn’t absolutely neccessary it’s a very wise strategy. But given all we’ve seen across the world the last decade, this does trigger suspicion. Is this footage sourced from Russian state/heavily state influenced media, or any other source invested in spinning this in favor of the Russian authorities?

  10. Donald Trump has become the Vince McMahon of politics😣

  11. If Putin would let trump help him fix his elections he would lose for sure.

  12. After Trumps trade war he simply doesn’t have any leverage to sanction them without completely cutting off ties, which would leave the US in a unsustainable situation. Bad politics, bad business… great dealmaker… LMAO.

  13. LSK Kozlowski | August 14, 2019 at 7:30 AM | Reply

    He is building a hotel in Indonesia. China government is building the theme park! Isnt this against what a person can do in office! What a traitor!

    • Antony Stringfellow | August 14, 2019 at 9:38 AM | Reply

      Yes, the constitution prevents the President from profiting from foreign governments, for obvious reasons, but the US constitution is no more effective than the German constitution was when Hitler came to power.

      At the end of the day, a constitution is just pieces of paper. It has no power (just ask the Germans).

    • Bass Fishing Freak | August 14, 2019 at 10:12 AM | Reply

      Tds is bad. You should seek help.

    • Antony Stringfellow – Impeachable offenses. People have the power.
      Lock him up !!

  14. If we expect anything other than usual lunacy from Trump, we expect too much.

  15. We people in Hong Kong are very grateful to Lawrence for mentioning what is going on in Hong Kong at the moment

  16. Patricia Leonard | August 14, 2019 at 8:47 AM | Reply

    When trump is out of jail and goes to russia, putin will wrap the nuclear generator up as a gift to trump. LOVE, RUSSIA.

  17. Hong Kong coverage sorely needed and hearts going out t o those brave people who have the courage to stand up to the dictatorship and ruthless military subjugation of their people. Thanks Lawrence O’Donnell.

  18. This confirms it these world powers are trying to send us back into the 60’s. Their idea of when things were “Great”. The devil is a liar.

  19. The lunatic would love to crack down on his opposition here like that.

  20. He’s inaugurating HIS business in Indonesia, as we speak. This project is funded with Chinese money….clear he does not play tough with China

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