Seattle Mayor Defends Protesters In ‘Autonomous Zone’ From Trump’s Threats | Craig Melvin | MSNBC

Seattle Mayor Defends Protesters In 'Autonomous Zone' From Trump's Threats | Craig Melvin | MSNBC 1


NBC News' Vaughn Hillyard reports from Seattle as protesters have created an "autonomous zone" by an abandoned police precinct. President Trump has threatened to intervene but Mayor Jenny Durkan called the action would be "unlawful" and "illegal." Aired on 06/12/2020.
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76 Comments on "Seattle Mayor Defends Protesters In ‘Autonomous Zone’ From Trump’s Threats | Craig Melvin | MSNBC"

  1. So I guess its okay for anarchists to build a wall, establish checkpoints, require photo ids, and create an armed security force all in 24 hours. Welcome Lord of the flies…

  2. RisingSun0203 | June 12, 2020 at 4:34 PM | Reply

    “No one is above the law.” Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Jerry Nadler, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris…

    • Divad Noodeldehm | June 12, 2020 at 5:07 PM | Reply


    • Ralph Hoskins | June 12, 2020 at 5:54 PM | Reply

      Well,,, unless they agree with that bunch…. lmao

    • Except democrats.

    • jamie griffin | June 12, 2020 at 5:56 PM | Reply

      President Trump needs to come in and do something about this the people that live there are scared for their lives they have the constitutional right to live in and be free and in this situation they’re not they’re being held captive by these protesters and the mayor of f****** Seattle is letting it happen he needs to come in and save the law by citizens that are being held captive in their own neighborhood for other reasons that they just happen to live there they don’t want a part of this s*** just like a black lives that matter or three blocks down the street don’t want a part of this s*** President Trump you need to come in and do something this is ridiculous and the mayor needs to be held accountable for treason at the least impeached for not protecting her f****** citizens lullaby The people the pay taxes that she is not protected right now their civil liberties while she sits at home in her f****** mansion f*** that b****

    • thom wessels | June 12, 2020 at 6:37 PM | Reply

      @jamie griffin NO! Trump should let Seattle burn right to ashes. The MAYOR even said he’s not welcome to intervene! After it is truly finished, Americans can go in, sweep up and establish a reasonable city infrastructure, perhaps absent any leftists! That would CERTAINLY be better than what they’ve had there.

  3. “invade Seattle”? wtf is she saying?

    • chichanleon123 | June 13, 2020 at 12:06 AM | Reply

      Trump cannot invade with troops without permission

    • Justin Jiang | June 13, 2020 at 7:35 AM | Reply

      ​@chichanleon123 heh, it’s not in invasion, it is putting down an armed rebellion. Seattle and “CHAZ” is part of the US. The Insurrection Act exists you know. And, Trump can send in troops to Seattle even without permission from Congress as he is commander-in-chief and that he is not deploying troops to foreign nations.

  4. Summary of article: Reeee, Orange Man Bad

  5. You know you people would lose less votes if you came out and condemned these people. Keep it up, though.

  6. Felix Blackwood | June 12, 2020 at 5:04 PM | Reply

    Gotham City has more competent political leadership than Seattle.

  7. William Jackson | June 12, 2020 at 5:16 PM | Reply

    “police response times have tripled in that area because of the precinct closure”… Nice, now when someone is getting robbed or murdered inside their home, it can take the cops 3 times as long to show up. Thanks, protestors.

    • Robberies and murders happen in seconds. I have hardly ever seen police catch a felony as it happens

    • Robert Lindburg | June 13, 2020 at 2:36 PM | Reply

      Not to worry with the councilors and social workers standing at the ready. Don’t ya know the police are “the problem”. It’s all a big distraction. And pathetic

  8. It doesn’t surprise me that Joan Cusack is now the mayor of Seattle lololol

  9. Frank Conrad | June 12, 2020 at 5:39 PM | Reply

    Shame on the “free” press…. *its more of a communist propaganda machine…*

  10. “The threat to invade Seattle”. She’s trying to make it sound like Seattle is a country, and the U.S. is “invading”. This woman needs to be fired, arrested and imprisoned. Completely insane.

  11. Seattle mayor’s hatred for Trump has scrambled her brains removing any ability to make a logical and just decision!!!

  12. Jason Larsen | June 12, 2020 at 5:46 PM | Reply

    Interesting how they built a wall and barriers to protect the chaz. Isn’t that racist?

  13. Sterling Gorham | June 12, 2020 at 5:51 PM | Reply

    I like how she claims that the POTUS “Invading and dividing” is illegal. Does she not understand that’s literally what the anarchist did?

  14. She said we don’t need an invading force in Seattle. The irony here is unbelievable.

  15. MSNBC be like: It’s a “street festival 😀”.
    People in Baghdad be like: “Your street SUCKS!”

  16. It’s not her city anymore. They declared themselves their own country.

    • thom wessels | June 13, 2020 at 10:43 AM | Reply

      @Erto Bert Liar. Nice try.

    • @thom wessels
      If autonomy means independent country then I geuss USA doesnt exist and that all and each state are a single independent sovereign nation.
      Smh at you…

    • Youcef Mokarnia | June 13, 2020 at 10:51 AM | Reply

      @Erto Bert you liar !

    • thom wessels | June 13, 2020 at 10:56 AM | Reply

      @Erto Bert HUH?

    • Erto Bert ummmmmm, CHAZ. Declared that a country. Explain, because maybe I miss the point. They re taking up 6 city blocks. Put up walls.. barricades. And are asking for people to come (ARMED)and defend their borders. You have to show ID to get past the barriers. Rap star turned general. Stating this is the new land. Maybe I missed something. Or your watching to much CNN.

  17. Father Finger | June 12, 2020 at 9:37 PM | Reply

    Whatever MSNBC tells you…

    Is the OPPOSITE!

  18. Guy from Megas XLR | June 13, 2020 at 1:44 AM | Reply

    These people are making idiocracy look like a documentary about democrats.

  19. I like the guy with the sign. “I won’t lie, I’m just here for the drugs.”

  20. The Joker’s Army of Anarchists

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