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Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) tells Ali Velshi that if Republican Senators do not consider new evidence or witnesses during the impeachment trial, "it will be one of the most irresponsible moments in American history." Aired on 1/17/2020.
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Rep. Jim Himes: Trump Trial Without Evidence ‘Irresponsible’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

76 Comments on "Rep. Jim Himes: Trump Trial Without Evidence ‘Irresponsible’ | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. Trump trial without evidence isn’t a trial, it’s a cover up.

  2. Alfred Vallejos jr. | January 18, 2020 at 1:06 AM | Reply


    • THE ESQUIRE. DEC 12 2019.
      The President Just Admitted in Court He Ran a Crooked Charity.
      The president was ordered to pay eight charities a total of $2 million. He admitted “he misused” funds raised by the Donald J. Trump Foundation to promote his presidential bid and pay off business debts, the New York State attorney general said on Tuesday.”
      By the 2000s, the charity was largely holding other people’s dondated money, but Trump ‘took’ some of this charity money to buy a $20,000 portrait of himself.
      He also used the money to buy a $12,000 signed Tim Tebow helmet, which he kept for himself.

      He spent more than a quarter of a million dollars of the charity’s money to settle lawsuits involving his for-profit businesses. This is not legal. Trump abused the foundation.

    • YOUTUBE – Trump Ordered To Pay $2M After Misusing His Charity In ‘Pattern Of Illegality’
      •Nov 7, 2019
      President Donald Trump must pay a $2 million judgment for improperly using his Trump Foundation to further his 2016 presidential campaign, a New York state judge ruled Thursday.
      The order appears to bring to an end the New York attorney general’s lawsuit against the president and three of his adult children over the now-shuttered foundation, which the attorney general alleged had engaged in repeated “self-dealing ” to benefit themselves.

  3. Republicans: We need more evidence but we don’t want witnesses with evidence.

    Someone save us, Trump has brought the most hate we’ve ever seen.

    • BA G I don’t see people wearing MAGA hats beating up people-I DO see people wearing MAGA hats GETTING beaten up. Please explain!

    • Tom On The Go! | January 18, 2020 at 8:23 PM | Reply

      @Logan McLean The non-partisan GAO said our Criminal-in-chief broke the law! We all knew he was a shady crook anyway. It’s just nice to see it legitimized. This is why Trump is impeached. He’s a punk!!!!

    • COLLEEN TURLEY | January 18, 2020 at 10:05 PM | Reply

      you bettcha its a devastating outcome

  4. The death of Trump by a thousand cuts(wonderful)

    • Nicole Jessica | January 18, 2020 at 2:19 PM | Reply

      @wouldnt chuliketoknow lol, we have great healthcare.

    • Nicole Jessica | January 18, 2020 at 2:21 PM | Reply

      @wouldnt chuliketoknow fix your own shithole. It’s extremely naive to go off mainstream media and assume you understand my country. It’s also really rude.

    • @j walsh Thank you and believe me there are. Think about it like this all of the republicans and the democrats along with the independents are all American’s. The only difference is the title’s i.e, republican democrat etc; were all American’s. The people who voted fro Trump only did so because they believed they were standing up for the United States of America which anyone of us still does. They didn’t know like many other American’s didn’t, that Trump is a con artist who cares for his pocketbook and his ego, but were fed rhetoric that made them think were being patriotic when in fact they were doing just the opposite. We, you and I, as well as many other American’s have a duty to stand with those, many who at first stood with Trump, but now realize that they were given the wrong info and are speaking out about it, and take part in voting and standing up for those who see through the con job and realize what’s happening. Right now there is an ongoing race for Mitch McConnell’s U.S. Senate seat in the great state of Kentucky. Retired United States Marine Corp fighter pilot, who has 68 actual combat missions, Lt Colonel Amy McGrath needs our help and any donations from us and any letters of encouragement are going to help. I live in the great state of Oregon and I have already sent donations and have got many others here to do the same. I also got friends from Texas, California and Washington to do so. It is up to us to defend our great nation founded on liberty and honor and an understanding that “No one is above the law!”. Finally I want to add that no matter what happens I believe our great nation will survive this attack on our great democratic republic because of folks like you “j walsh” who are willing to speak their minds and have a desire to remain free!

    • wouldnt chuliketoknow | January 18, 2020 at 6:28 PM | Reply

      @Nicole Jessica “lol, we have great healthcare.” spoken like a true moron.

    • wouldnt chuliketoknow | January 18, 2020 at 6:37 PM | Reply

      @Nicole Jessica ” It’s extremely naive to go off mainstream media and assume you understand my country.” it’s extremely naive to assume people are only going off mainstream media as their only source when they are judging your shithole.

  5. So let me get this straight: The republicans want a “trial” with NO witnesses, No subpoenaed documents, and working with the defendant to guarantee an acquittal before the “trial” even takes place…..Yeah, that sure sounds like a “trial”/cover up to me……

    • @Bud Fudlacker ok. Bud fudgepacker, do you have proof?

    • @The Omega Man You must be either a Russian plant, probably egg!, or stuck in a Russian gulag being forced to make these idiotic comments.

    • @Tribegal The white house called “Executive privilege” and ordered his staff to defy house subpoenas, that’s why!

    • @THE ANGRY QUAD Says a Russian plant making comments from a Russian gulag!

    • james kenyon so you see invisible Russians uh ? So You’re another McCarthy guy? Like Hillary accused people in the House being Russian spies but she was the only person who hired a Russian firm to spy on Trump and took $145 million from Putin. Impeachment is a lie .

  6. What a joke this whole episode is becoming justice joke blink and there will another person crawling out under a stone

  7. Funny to hear Nunez and credibility said in the same sentence.

  8. The GOP wants a kangaroo-court and burn all the evidence against Trump and his cronies to kingdom come.

    We must not let this happen.
    If it does, then the United States are dead as a country.

    • Elizabeth notthe queen | January 18, 2020 at 4:24 PM | Reply

      @Jeff Woods You are not worth anymore oo my time, dear.

    • @Elizabeth notthe queen the feeling is mutual..

    • Marc Emson
      all the evidence is in those two articles of impeachment the fools in the House delivered. The Senate as the Jury listens to both sides arguments.
      The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court acts as an administrator making sure everything goes as it is suppose to. Your chicken little ending statement tells me
      you must be a political lefty. No brains and a lot of hot air LOL

    • THE ANGRY QUAD | January 18, 2020 at 7:34 PM | Reply

      The Dems created a kangeroo court and started a fire that has gotten out of control and now
      the fireMEN have showed up their all pointing at everyone and everything but where it actually came from
      “THEMSELVES!” Turnabout is fair play……. The GOP can play partisan too you know………

  9. Corruption in the open !

  10. *Trump:* I will build a beautiful wall!
    *Also Trump:* I never said I would build a wall!
    *Trump:* I was impeached for no reason!
    *Also Trump:* I wasn’t really impeached!
    *Trump Supporters:* Trump never lies!

    *Everybody else:* 🤦‍♂️

    • @Albert Ellis that was a proposal that never happened. “All you have to do is actually look it up…stop looking stupid.”

  11. Superlative CG | January 18, 2020 at 2:11 AM | Reply

    This is the reality we live in.

  12. Richard Christie | January 18, 2020 at 2:34 AM | Reply

    Oh. I bet that hurt.

    • Richard Christie Believe me, nothing that comes from these propaganda networks hurts.

    • Richard Christie | January 18, 2020 at 5:55 AM | Reply

      @Rod Allen The adjective was used by the politician, not the network. In saying it he was being way too conciliatory, he ought to call a spade a spade, a trial without evidence is an outrageous farce.

    • @Rod Allen That’s why all you Trumpster’s flood the various networks with your nonsense? Because it sure looks like a lot of whining and bitter tears to everyone else.

  13. Chronic Crypto | January 18, 2020 at 2:47 AM | Reply

    It’s not just Nunez. So everyone who has lied about this Ukraine scandal or knowing anything about if by my count based on factual evidence, pictures, text, phone calls, tweets, ect. 1. Pompeo, 2. Nunez, 3. Mulvaney, 4. Giuliani, 5. Don Jr, 6. Trump sr, 7. Eric Trump, 8. Conway, 9. Pence, 10. McCarthy, 11. Sondland, 12. Hyde. I’m sure there’s some I’m missing and more we don’t currently know about. All of these people are in pictures, tweets, phone records ect about this scandal going on and 90+% of which were in the loop about what’s going on.

  14. It’s not irresponsible. It’s culpable.

  15. janusz delondre | January 18, 2020 at 3:39 AM | Reply

    repugnants are wilfully blind, they truly believe that they dictate reality, and they have been getting away with it, like vampires, sunlight will hopefully destroy them

  16. The American public want a real trial, witnesses, documents without redaction , with our press ( not just Fox News) there along with it being televised, more the one station

    • @Ann Owens yes I support Trump and all he has accomplished. Looking forward to his next term.
      I am guessing you supported Obama and all his failures. Thats why Femocrats want Trump to loose. Make that imposter look good. Didn’t work.

    • mark bodman….
      AGAIN? The Number To Raise Your Voice Against TRUMP’S Kakistocracy Is:
      202 225 3121 US Senate
      202 224 3121 House Of Representatives
      Don’t Allow Any Individuals (like poor Mark PANDERING his Fear of Replacement, Xenophobia and Terror of females [with likely a very good reason] WHILE Working against his own best interest) To Sway Your Elected Representatives. CALL.

    • CABALMEDIA HAS BEEN THE BIASED ADVANTAGE OF THE NAZI LEFT FOR 3 YEARS, so “TOO BAD” the only chance reps get to have EVIDENCE and OATHS does not want or need any more CABALMEDIA for a few days …. or weeks ! What “our press” did you mean ? The propaganda press that OBAMA SET UP, HR5736, was manufacturing stories out of thin air just as soon as ERIC HOLDER set up the framework of a “drill”.

  17. The gop will ride this Dt horse until it drops dead.

  18. The trial is going to be more rigged than pro wrestling!

  19. If it’s just a cover up, then the Sargent and arms needs to arrest everyone who’s covering it up. Obstruction!

  20. They always focus on the “outcome” that keeps them in power.

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