Rep. Lee: We Need Federal Protections As It Relates To Voting Rights | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., joins Morning Joe to discuss messaging from congressional Democrats, preserving voting rights, bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan and her thoughts about the January 6 Capitol riot. Aired on 04/16/2021.
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Rep. Lee: We Need Federal Protections As It Relates To Voting Rights | Morning Joe | MSNBC

40 Comments on "Rep. Lee: We Need Federal Protections As It Relates To Voting Rights | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Daves Ontherocks | April 16, 2021 at 12:23 PM | Reply

    We need federal voting laws for national votes.

    • That’s what we have in Canada and it works well. Elections Canada and our voting laws are not subject to the gerrymandering and suppression whims of the ruling party and we get more polling stations in one city than you unfortunate folks get in an entire state- no kidding. You can vote with a picture ID like your driver’s license, health care card, passport, provincial ID, or Native Status card that matches your address of record on voting day.

    • Daves Ontherocks | April 16, 2021 at 1:40 PM | Reply

      @L B states my have state requirements, but to vote for a national office, there needs to be national laws.

    • For ALL VOTES! CLEARLY states cannot be trusted to do Voting FAIRLY AND EQUALLY!

    • Daves Ontherocks | April 16, 2021 at 4:26 PM | Reply

      @D. P. Well we may not be able to do that, since states have individual rights and leaders.

      But federal mandates should apply to all federal elections. Including congressional office holders, all presidential elections, and and federal laws voted on.

    • Daves Ontherocks | April 16, 2021 at 4:27 PM | Reply

      @D. P. We are a union of states who all have state laws.

  2. Solomon Essix | April 16, 2021 at 12:25 PM | Reply

    Pass HR4!!

  3. Colin les price rowling | April 16, 2021 at 12:33 PM | Reply

    Yea ,, Biden should send an battalion too that state and park it out the front of that governors home !
    Facing his home 😎 !

  4. Republicans are going to fight hard against voting rights cuz it takes away gerrymandering if it does that they’ll lose complete control of every state legislature

    • Giles Bowman | April 16, 2021 at 3:36 PM | Reply

      democRAT….

    • Timothy McGuire | April 16, 2021 at 4:24 PM | Reply

      @Giles Bowman did you think of that all by yourself, you poor little butthurt maga hat?😜

    • WARRIOR OF GOD | April 16, 2021 at 6:13 PM | Reply

      SLEEPY CREEPY UNCLE JOEY IS NOT AND NEVER WILL BE A LEGITIMATE “PRESIDENT”…HE HAS A PERMANENT ASTERISK NEXT TO HIS NAME….SMH

      John 8:44
      Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

    • Dorothy Gears | April 16, 2021 at 8:11 PM | Reply

      @WARRIOR OF GOD
      You are a sociopathic misanthrope, blathering about yourself.

    • WARRIOR OF GOD | April 16, 2021 at 8:43 PM | Reply

      @Dorothy Gears John 8:44
      Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

  5. That’s why they’re fighting like their lives depend on it actually if the political lives do

  6. Glenn Doekhi | April 16, 2021 at 2:43 PM | Reply

    Giving’pakistan’free’terror’atackto’india”and’all’over’the”world’never’you’punish’pakistan’for’terror”why”can’i’ask”give”them’biljoens’of’dollar

  7. Refreshing to hear an articulate Politician these days. One who applies some critical thinking and can actually string words together that form a complete sentence! A Politician clear of Allegations for Lewd & Slimy Behavior and earned her status and position by actually doing her Job. Sadly, Rep. B Lee can almost be considered an Anomaly in the current climate of Schmucks, Low Life & Fakers dedicated to tearing the fabric of our Nation. Remembering the long ago cry of “Drain the Swamp”! – who knew more about it than the King Croc himself who unfortunately clogged it.

  8. Kelly Burket | April 16, 2021 at 3:05 PM | Reply

    Block all Republican voter suppression!!!

    • Giles Bowman | April 16, 2021 at 3:35 PM | Reply

      Name one thing the Republicans Suppress, just one! You can’t. Better yet, let’s prosecute democRAT voter fraud.

    • @Giles Bowman
      Remove ballot boxes in dems areas
      Closing polling places in dem areas
      Gerrymandering zones to get kkk in
      Hundreds of more ways…….
      Stop with this nonsense, and just admit your a bigot like mississippi burning bigot!
      Three cases of dead people voting has been proven they voted for trump!

    • @Giles Bowman don’t you listen to trumps lawyer Sydney Powell, she said you are stupid if you believe the lies she spewed! Fact

    • Buddy Christ | April 16, 2021 at 6:39 PM | Reply

      @R Do None of your examples are true

    • Brandy Courvoisier | April 16, 2021 at 7:46 PM | Reply

      Block all republicans. Period.

  9. Love you, Rep. Lee; you’re this country’s conscience. Thank you so much for all you do❤️!

  10. Kerrie Macon | April 16, 2021 at 3:30 PM | Reply

    Robert Justin alford green at Nellis AFB where is my daughter Jahmela and her 4 children and what have you done to them.

  11. Get rid of the electoral college!
    Majority wins! Period

  12. brilliantly said, ty all.

  13. How about election transparency? No one benefits from error or fraud. Michigan, Arizona, Georgia, you name a swing state and they had anomalous results. If we can’t fix a broken process or investigate it fully, there will never be voting protections for ANYONE!

    • STILL???????

    • @Joe Reaume still what? There are many audits that found fraud and errors, and more in the works. Did you know that? Look at the New Hampshire audit results….pretty concerning. Could care less about Trump. Care more about Democracy and election integrity.

    • Carrie Ullrich | April 16, 2021 at 9:53 PM | Reply

      There was no fraud except for a few isolated cases that were all caught that were less than one percent of the vote in every state.

      Massive fraud would have massive evidence instead of the zero evidence presented to courts.

      Also when Colorado removed the restrictive voter laws that Colorado Republicans had passed in previous decades…. The most suppressed group that voted more often under the new system was Republican voters.

      Republican voter suppression laws suppressed poor Republican voters more than anyone else by a large margin.

      If you want more Republican votes, stop suppressing Republican voters.

  14. Rep Lee, = the ONLY rep to stand AGAINST BUSH.

  15. An ATTACK the right is still pushing.

  16. Really. I had a metal 6 at the end of my driveway & I don’t even have a car.
    Fun days.

  17. van Demonian | April 16, 2021 at 7:19 PM | Reply

    Make voting compulsory like it is in Australia. That way everyone feels honour bound to vote, and privileged to be able to exercise their democratic rights together.

  18. Fully support Rep. Barbara Lee!

  19. Martha Lucas | April 16, 2021 at 8:23 PM | Reply

    👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏Congresswoman Barbara Lee👏👏👏👏👏👏🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  20. Let’s hope Project Veritas exposes these frauds next.

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