Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Republicans Have Put ‘Party Over Principle’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Republicans Have Put ‘Party Over Principle’ | The Last Word | MSNBC 1

 

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries praised the vulnerable freshman Democrats from red districts who stepped forward to "do the right thing" and announced they will vote to impeach Trump on Wednesday. He tells Lawrence O'Donnell: "They've decided to elevate their oath of office… be guided by their conscience unlike my colleagues on the other side of the aisle and certainly unlike the president." Aired on 12/16/19.
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Republicans Have Put ‘Party Over Principle’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

51 Comments on "Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Republicans Have Put ‘Party Over Principle’ | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Rethuglicans don’t care as long as their pockets filled with money. This is what happen when you put money in politics.

    • New Information | December 17, 2019 at 9:25 AM | Reply

      Get money out of politics, nature and biology, then we ALL will get some where, because, before there was money there were just people. Money IS the greatest HACK of life! On money, GOD=GOLD; OIL: and DIAMONDS! That’s for you MONEY LOVING SO CALLED CHRISTIANS out there!

  2. There’s *NOTHING* in American political history that *reeks of corruption* like *WHAT* #45’s *done* …even the infamous “Teapot Dome” scandal *DIDN’T* involve *selling out* American allies *TO* dictators. 😒

  3. Our Children and Grandchildren will read of Republicans betraying their oaths of office and betraying the American people in US History books for generations.

    • MEXICAN AMERICANS FOR TRUMP 2020 MAGA

    • @Merlia Santos
      TRUMP FEDERAL PRISON 2020
      MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN
      #cult45 #magamorons

    • Gerald Haynes Jr | December 17, 2019 at 2:15 AM | Reply

      @CynAnne1
      I believe every word you say. I’m only hoping the history books say, this was the beginning of the end for the GOP. That’s why the GOP is the third party after the independents.
      😆🤭🤭🤭

    • Dogs can read… ok.

    • Our Children and Grandchildren will read that Americans under Trump enjoyed the greatest economic growth, a stock market that is up 10,000 points, lowest unemployment in a half century, black and Hispanic unemployment at an all time low, no war and peace in the world. America is finally energy independent, but Trump needs to be impeached??? (Because he’s a danger to America) JEREMY, sorry, but your are a MORON!!! Get educated, or get some help!!!

  4. The Republicans who are suppose to protect the USA will always put power and greed before country.
    Vote them all out.

    • @RUDYARD MAGPIE STFU

    • Just a bystander | December 17, 2019 at 4:26 PM | Reply

      Jim Jolly = failure = failure

    • Lol.. Says a Democrat who’s party is running Socialist/Communist who will bankrupt the USA. Bidens are Dirty – 3.4 Million out of Ukraine. 1.5 Billion out of China.. All while Joe was serving as VP. Giuliani has the proof. I saw charging docs against Hunter Biden for Money Laundering yesterday on TV. Guiliani took down the 5 NYC crime families.. but he got into his 70s and went rogue?? Nope .. stiill slamming criminals. The criminal Bidens.

  5. Jim Jones convinced his cultists that they should give their kids cyanide laced punch, and then they should drink the same poisoned punch themselves, and they did. I am 100% certain that Trump could convince his cultists to do the exact same thing.

    • @B Dahl Fighting what exactly? Have they engaged the intelligence services? Oh yeah, the intelligence services have *already debunked* these conspiracy theories. Much like the IG report, it doesn’t go your way so you go back and make up stories, or talk to the criminals that were pushed out of government because of their corruption. Wake up dude, all you have is a loony lawyer running around crazy-eyed screaming the skies falling, listening to Russia that has always been more corrupt than Ukraine. You are in bed with the enemy, I hope you have some lube because you are getting royally shafted by them. SMH.

    • @Scaffgal Nah..Just another 4 years of Trumps foot on your tiny little neck! Ok sheep?

    • @Oslo Vega OK Boomer

    • They’ve mentally absorbed the Kool aid.

  6. “I pledge allegiance, to Lord King Donald Trump, of the Dystopian States of America, and to the monarchy for which he stands, one ruler, the chosen god, with oppression and subjugation for all.”
    —Trump supporters

  7. Good luck pipin’ hordes to your boot-heels Trump. Most are embracing a line more in stride with reality.

  8. Trump will be impeached by the House. We know the GOP controlled Senate will not remove him. As Mitch and Lindsay made sure  of that.

    It is worth the fight? Atticus Finch was voted the greatest  hero of cinema . Atticus was voted the most inspiring hero in literature.

    Atticus chose to defend a “colored man” in a doomed court case. The court knew he would lose. The Judge knew he would lose. The court audience  knew he would lose. Atticus knew it was worth the fight and did the right  thing. He fought the hardest , no matter the outcome of  the case.

    It is worth the fight for the impeachment case, no matter the outcome of the case.

    • mark bui–Love how you added the word (controlled) in front of the word SENATE. But not in front of the word HOUSE in your first sentence.

    • Yes! They swore an oath! Whats right ,is right! doesn’t matter the outcome ,as long as you know you did the right thing! A lot easier to live with than not doing anything at all knowing what was done is wrong and you did nothing! If there is a conscious

    • You people need to stop living in TV reruns. Time to go Boomers.

  9. No sir, the Republicans have put corruption, not party, over principles and demagoguery over democracy.

  10. No… it’s not “Party,” it’s Racial Ideology. White Supremacy has no National loyalty as we are witnessing. This is about maintaining White Power by ANY MEANS NECESSARY including TREASON!

    • #FineArtByTuckerDemps Tucker-Demps | December 17, 2019 at 1:22 PM | Reply

      Pretty much.

    • If you are serious, you need to get help. I imagine you are a black individual that CAN’T make it on your own, but you need an intelligent white man to make money and something of himself to help your ignorant self.

  11. Ismail Zulficar | December 17, 2019 at 4:46 AM | Reply

    Can they read? A child can.
    I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God….. may god help you

  12. Republicans took an oath once Obama was elected and had not taken office yet. To be the, “party of no”. That violated their oath of office. Now they hold allegiance to Trump and lie cheat and steal for him, against the oath of their office. Those of you on the left. This question is not for for you.
    Republicans, what will you do when these elected officials that have violated their oath at least twice, turn on you?

  13. Republicans don’t care about America, her people, OR the Constitution. They only care about Republicans, which could ultimately mean the end of this country.

  14. Principled American voters need to go out in force next November, but especially in the districts whose freshmen representatives have taken a principled stand and the one district whose freshman opportunist did not.

  15. Jonathan Still | December 17, 2019 at 7:06 AM | Reply

    Republicans have put Partisanship over Integrity and Honor.

  16. New Information | December 17, 2019 at 9:18 AM | Reply

    Impeachment alone does NOT=Checks and Balances! Impeachment alone has no REAL TEETH!

  17. Corruption in plain sight is what’s going on right now!!!!

  18. Thank goodness for real patriots that believe in OUR Democracy!!!

  19. Republican Party is now the Russian Party. TRAITORS!! I love America 🇺🇸

  20. They cowardly took the easy way out rather than stand up against Trump and Mitch.

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