Sen. Durbin: What Trump Did ‘Much, Much More’ Than What Nixon Did

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., discusses former President Trump's efforts to invalidate the results of the 2020 election and the SJC investigation into Trump's election lie. Sen. Durbin also discusses the state of infrastructure in the Senate.

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Sen. Durbin: What Trump Did 'Much, Much More' Than What Nixon Did


    1. @Raptango_NA “A question that probably some of you are thinking of if you’re totally into that world, which I find to be very interesting. So, supposedly we hit the body with a tremendous, whether it’s ultraviolet or just very powerful light, and I think you said that hasn’t been checked, but you’re going to test it. And then I said supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or in some other way. (To Bryan) And I think you said you’re going to test that, too. Sounds interesting, right?”

      “And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside or almost a cleaning, because you see it gets in the lungs and it does a tremendous number on the lungs, so it’d be interesting to check that, so that you’re going to have to use medical doctors with, but it sounds interesting to me. So, we’ll see, but the whole concept of the light, the way it kills it in one minute. That’s pretty powerful.”

      Those are his exact words from the press conference. He went from microwaving people to injecting bleach and other cleaners. So yeah no dude what you are trying to point to is when Biden mocked him for these words and instead of saying injecting he said drinking. Which many people then ended up in the hospital because they believed him. There were 6 other articles before the one quoted from.

    2. @Alexander Roloff no. biden just misquoted him. What trump was talking about was medical professionals using injections. What biden was fraudulently attributing to trump was advising people to drink bleach.

    3. @Raptango_NA Yes I is true he misquoted him about drinking bleach. Trump talked about injecting bleach into people!! Reread his own words!! He suggests MICROWAVING and INJECTING DISINFECTANT!!!

    4. That’s what your hero Communist countries do in putting rivals being bars or killing them. No surprise Sherlock, that the Socialist movement in America wants to do the same. So sad Comrades!!

    5. @psycobleach46 tullis MSDNC is the propaganda wing of the Demon Party plain and simple! Just saying!

  1. Good for the Judge in this case. More should follow the lead of this jurist. If the Judiciary doesn’t punish these people we will have much more violence.

    1. @Linda Smith the story should still be on youtube. you might be able to find it. 🙂 I love that story. if the criminal courts can’t gitcha, the civil ones will! may the second great american past time forever be used for good!

  2. News Flash: Trump shoots man on 5th Avenue! The DOJ has decided to consult with Trump’s attorneys to mull over if any reprimand will be appropriate, as long as Trump agrees to it.

    1. @SG It’s about who is doing more damage to the country. Whataboutism is a BS term used by idiots.

  3. Subpoenas should be served with a swat team if they ignore them. Don’t ask Barr or McCarthy, demand it.

    1. SWAT versus Secret Service. You realize Secret Service goes to jail, too. First step, Congress should revoke Trump and extended family Secret Service protection that costs Taxpaxers millions of dollars per year renting from Trump’s business.

  4. Finaly, somebody with enough sense to make Trump and his cronies accountable for their own actions.🙂👍

    1. @Daniel Enrique Hernandez just because you were mailed a ballot but voted in person does NOT prove that you could voted twice. Just because “dead” people received ballots does not mean that they would have been counted if “someone” mailed them.

    2. No Bill is more garbage than the For the Democrats Act which prohibits State voter ID laws for identity purposes, no purging dead people off voter rolls, ballot harvesting a common ploy by Democrats, automatic voter registration at driver’s license stations nationwide regardless of age or citizenship. Same day registration and vote which can lead to fraud. Mandatory mailing of ballots to everyone on outdated voter rolls. Some States have voted to allow non citizens the right to vote. Anything goes in 800 pages to muddy up future elections with counting going on for weeks after election day.

    1. @M Light It’s not just their leaders. The whole republican party are corrupt, anti democracy wannabe autocrats.

    2. @Rich Dorak Why should God do that when Trump does not follow any commandments and has himself as the Golden Idle?

    1. To the OP: I’m older, and I never thought I’d hear someone say that.
      But, you’re right. More layers. Frankly, better organization, in places. Nixon had a good sized bunch of minions. Trump had/ has WAVES OF THEM. Nixon loved his country, somewhat, or he wouldn’t have built the EPA. Trump tried to destroy it.
      And trump has the advantage of 40-50 more years of dirty dealing, and tech.
      You’re right. And I really wish you weren’t.

    2. @Franko Ramerez nixon wanted info on the democrats he was not legally entitled to. He had a bunch of very loyal followers. They Attempted to wiretap the democrats, but they were not very skilled at it, and were discovered.
      Nixon also had some dirty deals involving indonesia, along with Henry kissinger, who kind of set up a long, ugly war in , I believe, Ceylon. Look up the Tamils. Kissengers moves funnelled a lot to our corrupt, but loyal ally, president suharto.

      He , nixon, had inside deals galore. Trump dwarfed him. Much dirtier.
      He also backed greenspan, and neoliberal economics which were horrible.
      Remember, both neo liberals and neoconservatives are pretty bad people. Who have some common goals, and similar dirty tricks.
      On the plus side, he was helpful in founding the EPA, and managed to turn the Chinese and Russians against each other, which radically reduced our chances of nuclear war during that period.

    1. @fredzep01 yes, agreed, there are times when justice is best served slow in complex cases where the outcome is anything but certain and where there are important points of law to be weighed in the balance with full appreciation of the consequences of a legal precedent once set on the activities of potentially millions of people. On the other hand, justice delayed on clear cut cases is justice denied. I would suggest the latter principle is the applicable one here. Let’s see!

    2. @carnivaltym Absolutely Right, but what bothers me the most is, if there is no justice then how can everybody respect the law, when a leader and minions behind the scenes brake the law. We need thank are lucky stars that there were DOJ officials who had the country’s best interests at heart and never signed off on this deepest of betrayals.

    3. @David Daniel It’s a normal human reaction to be disgusted and revile the blatant dishonesty and moral malfunction of Trump and the cult that needs liars like that to lead them. Normal people don’t follow media like its a part of their religion and they don’t listen to pundits like they’re high priest of the cult, only conservatives do that.

  5. The American People have had enough of this B.S. – this is draining on everybody. -ENOUGH – make these guys pay the consequences of their dirty deeds!

    1. @Kathy Jacobsen @Fear Factory joined YT three weeks ago and is probably a bot or a troll. All the comments I’ve read from this dingdong are a variation of their nonsense post here.

    2. @D Spreading positivity! So reassuring to have a president for all the people. Las Vegas, NV August 5, 2021

  6. The Republicans were just waiting for someone like Trump to come along. It’s always about greed and power.

    1. @Carol Stein remember the presidential meeting with pukin, It was called the dump–pukin summit and NOT the American – Russian summit. dump said what he talks about with the Russian president is “none of your business.” ? WHAT.. HOW CAN THAT BE !!!.. dump then destroyed all the translators’ notes afterwards also NOT ONE U.S. official was allowed into those meetings ? who thought that was a good idea ?.. How that conversation started in that meeting was privyet donald, we still have your pee pee videos, shall we watch them ?… Ok mr pukin you want sanctions lifted leave it with me, you want concessions, done. 71 million people where tricked by the falsely manipulated media and bad actors the trump name will be synonymous with deceit in the coming years. FACT

    2. @Timothy Berlinski Trump donating his salary was purely for show. It was a prop to con the people out of more money. He lost his money because he gambled it away on all his “big business deals” that were gonna make him a fortune. But in the end, like every other con man it bit him in the end. Couldn’t happen to a better guy as far as I’m concerned.

    3. That’s correct, @science fan. And America has always had millions of voters waiting for a puppet president dog-whistling white supremacy tribalism. All they had to do was just wait. And then came Trump.

    1. @SeanPat1001 Not surprising, Reagan made it clear to White America that if he was elected blacks would NOT be sharing in America’s prosperity. See “Young Bucks” and “Welfare Queens” for more information.

    2. @SeanPat1001 I’m Canadian and we were disgusted when Reagan made those comments, it was so blatantly racist. One of my friends made up a T-Shirt that had a picture of Reagan next to a picture of Hitler. The caption said “Spot the difference”.

  7. I’m sorry sir, but why are you (and everyone else) acting like the GOP are a normal political party to be reasoned with? They should be in jail, not making law. Anything they make, I see as illegitimate and refused to follow

    1. The other thing of them making these Laws for the people is….We the people really have NO SAY of what they vote on.
      If we sat down to really read these Laws and by Laws along with all the Amendments in America it would take us 100,000,000 years to read it all. It’s just CRAZY

  8. Trump tried his best to overturn the election, now he must face the consequences of his underhanded actions, democracy will prevail.

  9. The profound difference between Nixon’s presidency and now is that his supporters understood, were influenced and acted on the concept of shame.

    1. They are still trying to discredit Pres. Biden’s efforts to combat COVID-19 Delta virus by painting dems as power grabbing, socialists, communists or communists instead of pro democracy.

  10. American society is in a no holds barred fight for ‘their fair share’ which seems to be all they can get. Mr T is just the Avant guard player that they all aspire to be.

    1. Hmmm, don’t forget that he’s also a coward in his own right! I believe that it’s a family trait, check out his family!

    2. @pssthpok The best approach would be to reform the judicial process to ensure swift action against transgressions. When they can drag out the process for months and years, there is essentially no accountability.

    3. If given a clear look you will find that Trump and his followers have committed Treason and should be addressed about this how do you after comitting so many crimes decide that because you join up with the republican party that you can justify a coup this plan Trump and the republican party have cooked up to get Trump back into office .

    4. @terry bigler It’s also in Statute Law…
      18 U.S. Code § 2381 – Treason;

      “…guilty of treason and shall suffer death, or shall be imprisoned…”


    They should ALL be cooling their heels, in PRISON!

    1. Yes that’s the Billion dollar question!!! Old white politicians are never held fully accountable for their crimes. America is so corrupt!!! Trump is a perfect example!

    2. If you want to all the dominos to fall in the most conclusive way, first you have to stand them up right.

    1. @woody…… trump is obviously your intellectual superior.
      I’m not a fan of Biden.
      I’m not a fan of any politician that doesn’t listen to the American People and work for them.
      Trump is a crime boss.
      And you disagree with a known fact… pathetic

    2. Trump hung out at and actually worked on some of his Dads projects as a kid. He became friendly with the sons of the contractors; many connected. It doesn’t take much to research his history. It’s why he talks like a goombah.

  12. This is the kind of rational and logical Senator we need in Congress, not the so-called Democrats like Manchin and Sinema, and certainly not the largely worthless Republicons.

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