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Sen. Mitch McConnell says the Senate won't meet as planned this week after three members test positive for Covid-19, but McConnell also indicated the GOP would push to confirm the president's pick for the Supreme Court. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, discusses. Aired on 10/05/2020.
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93 Comments on "Senator Predicts ‘Procedural Mischief’ On SCOTUS Nomination | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Bunker Baby dRumph | October 5, 2020 at 10:33 AM | Reply

    Are you sick & tired of tRumps constant lies & scandalous behaviour? If so then vote for Biden/Harris & for a return to relative normalcy!

  2. Wow that is duck up.. But won’t give the American people money to survive and to live wow that man is evil and wicked vote him out

    • @Alabamablessings Ohhh, you are a from one of those poor Red States that we Blue states have to carry ALL the time. Your opinion doesn’t count then. When your state can stand on its own, without sucking up all our resources, then your opinion will matter. Clarification, in case it wasn’t clear: ALL you Red states are WELFARE states carried by the Blue States.

    • Alabamablessings | October 5, 2020 at 6:16 PM | Reply

      @NJG0516 🖕

    • Everrett Kleen | October 5, 2020 at 6:49 PM | Reply

      @T Electronix but it might change the total falseness of yours. Doubtful though. Leftists can’t tell the truth. EVER!

    • Lorraine Enman-Eldred | October 5, 2020 at 7:43 PM | Reply

      @Alabamablessings Really! You are getting no where with this BS!

    • LIARS ALL LIES! VOTE THEM OUT! You want to be lied too? VOTE THEM ALL OUT!

  3. Stimulus checks?

    Any time for that, Mitchy?

    • GOP and Republicans have Never cares about Americans only their votes , Please don’t vote for a dead man , it’s a waste of a vote , Trump is in a coma and that was his doppelgänger going out to wave to everyone , I like a president that can breathe on own and does not need a ventilator to survive , Vote him out 🇺🇸✊🏾
      The United States is the titanic and the GOP and the Republicans are the iceberg ahead in the 2020 vote Biden is the new captain who is sober and did not catch the virus . Biden Harris is the only captains we have that can lead our nation now , VP Mike Pence has it, he does not want to acknowledge he has it because then the third in control would be Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats, The Democrats will gain control due to lack of personal responsibility part of the United States President , Democrats would be in control of the government because the Republican idiots all caught life-threatening virus and are not able to run the country anymore Republicans are the party of COVID-19 they want everyone to catch it (herd immunity ) they want everyone to not wear a mask and they tease and harass people that do wear a mask, scientists come out and say here’s how you stop the virus :mask social distancing: lockdown , Republicans come out from the White House and say “don’t wear a mask Don’t social distance and open up” Republicans are
      Money over lives , Democrats are lives over money !!! And now the Republicans have a vegetable hospital patient as the us president who refuses to peacefully handover power while he is incapacitated and could possibly die , Harris Biden 2020 make safe and free again from russia China trump virus 🦠 please vote 🗳🙏🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 or you can vote for a vegetable (coma) 🍊 hospital 🏥 patient 🤧🤒🥴

    • Lisa Zabriskie | October 5, 2020 at 11:07 AM | Reply

      T Electronix they’ll come through with $$ right before the holidays. Biden-Harris 2020. Faker in chief has to go

    • “Welfare is only for the rich.” – the GOP

    • Carine Zitella | October 5, 2020 at 12:49 PM | Reply

      No no, Mitch has no time to help the average American but lots of time to help the GOP mega donors …

  4. Adam Lukasiewicz | October 5, 2020 at 10:39 AM | Reply

    Why can’t democrats sue to force McConnell to follow cdc guidelines?

    • That’s what I want to know!! But wait the judges are in his pocket!!

    • CDC guidelines are not laws. So much of procedure in America isn’t codified in law, and Trump and his sycophants have been illustrating how weak the US system is being largely based on traditions and precedent and not actual written law. It’s a ridiculous way to run a country, which is why not a single other successful democracy in the world is structured this way.

    • @Michael Whitted -congress- the Senate

    • @Michael Whitted That’s not True. Yes, they control the Senate, but not the House. If the House would impeach Trump for accepting emoluments, they might give Schumer something to work with that he can actually use to disrupt the proceedings. If the Dems have something better, I hope they’ll use it. But if they lay down and let McConnell run the dumptruck back and forth over them, then they will have forfeited the freedoms we love.

    • Adam Lukasiewicz ,excuse us…the CDC is about to be brought to A CRIMES against HUMANITY..for lying about the PCR bogus test ! DR REINER FUELLMICH. .

  5. All that the radical right cares about is their religious judges. Right to life does not include you and me.

  6. Trump and these GOP Senators’ judgement should be in question at this point. They should not be qualified to pick a Supreme Court Justice if they can’t follow simple guidelines on a deadly, global pandemic.

    • It’s extremely simple, they aren’t qualified to do their job because they aren’t doing their job. Their priority is electing a Supreme Court Justice and not serving the people by addressing the elephant now literally in the room – COVID 19. You ever hear that expression that ‘you wouldn’t know x if it hit you over the head’?

      That’s the level of ignorance, incompetence, and neglect now literally transpiring in the GOP. Democrats want to help a nation under siege of COVID 19. Republicans are only interested in political power and an election they are losing because of it. They’re listening to their political leader instead of experts and common sense. They’re listening to special interest groups at the literal damage to American lives.

      There are better uses of their time than attacking Ginsburg’s legacy with ruthless efficiency. Their objective is to not just stunt but reverse decades of American progress. It’s despicable on every count, and they are the definition of acting legally but immorally. Of course – there are plenty who can’t even act legally in the GOP. Their champion is a man who they have placed above the law when they failed to impeach him.

    • Jesús Fernández ,I thought Latinos were independent thinkers ! 🤣😂

    • Amy Barrett let her kids attend a superspreader without masks..if she can’t make responsible decisions for her own children how can we trust her to decide for a country? Kelly Ann is positive and her dtr now is too stating her mom was coughing all over the house..i don’t get how or why they are acting so damned irresponsible.. even risking their own children..personally I think these are cases for cps

    • Thomas Jonesman | October 5, 2020 at 8:12 PM | Reply

      @John Cardwell the only party that colluded with Russia was the dems and Hillary, the democratic party is about communism, you are stupid man

    • Thomas Jonesman | October 5, 2020 at 8:13 PM | Reply

      @Jock Young Obama broke laws but if we put Obama in jail, then Bush, Clinton have to go too

  7. Moose knucklehead | October 5, 2020 at 10:48 AM | Reply

    Elitism – it’s all about political power, not conducting America’s business for the benefit of the common person

    • @theworldaccordingtome you didn’t answer the question. 2016, with 9 months before election McConnell refused to all Obama’s nominations to go forth, stating the American people should have a say since it’s an election year. Trump tweeted basically the same back then.

      So again I’ll ask, are you ok with McConnell denying Obama his constitutional right? It’s a simple yes or no answer.

      But I’ll say this, if your supposedly a constitutionist, then you should have been up in arms for what McConnell did.

    • If you don't vote for Biden, YOU AIN'T BIDEN | October 5, 2020 at 12:25 PM | Reply

      @Damian Draven McConnell was well within his constitutional right to hold up the SCOTUS pick. It sucks but thems the rules. Don’t like it? Campaign to get the rules changed

    • The Oath of Office calls on them to “support and defend the Constitution”. If you can’t make it in the USA, you can’t make it anywhere.

  8. Democrats should just not show to the quarum call and they should demand tests.

    • @K. McKee Oh yes it doesI know the rules and I know if they don’t show, they can’t get a vote. They cant. Have a quorum.

    • @wildcatter63 we need three. We have Murkowski and Collins. And three senator’s who got covud from trump and may die of Covid in the judiciary. That could be 3 a few ways.

    • @K. McKee I’m Canadian but very interested in real actions Dems can take to delay the Scotus nom until after Jan 2021… such as unanimous votes, boycott, filibusters or the like. Arrows in the quiver, as Pelosi said. What are the arrows? Please & thanks!

    • Standing rules state that quorum is presumed UNLESS someone requests a roll all from the floor

    • @Trumps Bunker I trust Collins as far as I can throw her, but year, the powers of the universe might be having their say.

  9. LastOneStanding | October 5, 2020 at 10:51 AM | Reply

    Of course not. Not one of these privileged elite care about the 98%.

  10. By faking the covid-19 infection, Trump is trivialising the pandemic

    • Tupen, i agree. Trumps faking ckvid. He has a slight cold is all.

    • Trump fake it to draw the attention away from his tax problems and how badly he has handled this pandemic. This is why I believe those Republicans will show up to vote because they are all part of Trumps little performance.

    • Trumps sitting at a board table dressed in a suit, conducting business, while hospitalized with COVID and then going for a car ride waving at his supporters is disrespectful to the over 200,000 people who suffered and died from this horrible disease. Makes a mockery of the illness.

    • Andethidial bubabibub | October 5, 2020 at 2:29 PM | Reply

      Trump in 3 days: nobody knew how dangerous this stuff is but I’m the strongest and survived definitely without steroids and daily testing…the media is fake news btw I never had corvid

    • Tupin Gera , go to. DR REINER FUELLMICH, CRIMES Against HUMANITY….International Class Action Lawsuit, Against the Scam test PCR..

  11. The Republicans have a technical majority in the Senate because of a massive flaw in our Constitution; they are abusing that flaw as fascists always do when they try to destroy a democracy to keep power.

    • If you don't vote for Biden, YOU AIN'T BIDEN | October 5, 2020 at 12:27 PM | Reply

      Fascists like the DNC who are actively getting the Green Party removed from the ballot in various states? That kind of fascist?

    • @If you don’t vote for Biden, YOU AIN’T BIDEN No. More like the GOP run states that didn’t even hold primary elections, just to bend over for Trump. Like the rigging of the electoral college to deny a state’s majority vote. Like hiring an inexperienced Post Master to cripple our postal service and delay mail in ballots from being counted. Like aiding and abetting the attempted coup d’etat against our nation.
      Those treasonous right wing fascists that parade around in paramilitary costumes, waving their assault rifles around to intimidate and deny the 1st amendment rights of peaceful BLM protesters.
      You need to learn what your master’s extremist rhetoric actually means, before you start repeating it, like an infant.

    • @The Hermit Well said! GOP planning to put GOP-favouring electors in to vote is fine with Repubs, who get all fired up about the Green Party! Lol at the hypocrisy!

    • If you don't vote for Biden, YOU AIN'T BIDEN | October 5, 2020 at 2:17 PM | Reply

      @The Hermit “rigging of the electoral college”? The GOP has been after the post office for a long time–long before Trump.

      But don’t forget how the DNC/corporate Dems rigged the primaries in 2016 and 2020. They’re just as dirty as the GOP

    • If you don't vote for Biden, YOU AIN'T BIDEN | October 5, 2020 at 2:18 PM | Reply

      @Michele Z oh so now it’s GOPers supporting the Green Party? You DNCbots are mental

  12. brilliantly said, ty everyone. yes, and imo moscow mitch would do quite literally anything for the money and power that his position gives him. he is power-mad and corrupt beyond words. we must vote out that menace and his ‘boss’ trumputin! vote!!!

  13. Supreet Randhawa | October 5, 2020 at 10:56 AM | Reply

    *He mocked a disabled reporter at a rally*
    *He insulted Hillary Clinton and her battle with pneumonia*
    *He mocked a reporter getting shot with a rubber bullet*
    *He mocked Joe Biden being responsible and wearing a mask*
    *He held rallies KNOWING how deadly the virus was in February*

    The Republicans now want the virus to be an American issue and not a partisan issue
    Republicans now want us to come together as “United Americans” after they have done nothing but classify us as *BLUE STATES AND RED STATES*

    *Republicans had no regard for their own precedent set in 2016 regarding the Supreme Court …*

    Mr. President, it is what it is. We have no sympathy for you.

    • Not only do I have no sympathy for Trump, I will be profoundly pleased if he dies from the disease he helped spread. Celebratory even.

    • And he mocked the elderly man who was pushed to the ground and was left to bleed on the pavement !

    • Christopher Taylor | October 5, 2020 at 2:18 PM | Reply

      I don’t even think he has it. I think it’s just another political stunt to drum up sympathy for his struggling campaign. Enjoy your last month before you lose the election. Take McConnell, Graham and the rest of those Trumpicans up for reelection with you.

    • Supreet Randhawa , ….And he saved AMERICA from the Globalists Tyranny…CON VID is a WORLD WIDE HOAX…DR REINER FUELLMICH, Bringing International Group of Lawyers… to get rid of the PCR TEST ! CRIMES against HUMANITY. 👍😎🇺🇸

    • Ya keep your sympathy it’s worthless! And he just walked out of the hospital feeling great! you lose again. your hate and anger and lies and propaganda to destroy america will always be defeated

  14. McConnell needs to go, he is even more criminal and corrupt than trump. He has astutely protected orange face for his own greedy plans. VOTE him out Kentucky, take back your pride n honor as a state!

  15. All dems have to do is question her on Chump’s law breaking over last 4 years. Ask her about Sterilizing Immigrants, separating children, Ukraine Impeachment, stopping ALL Subpoena’s from response, Lying about Mueller Report and redacting it, refusing to release Grand Jury report, Emoluments cases, Stopping ALL investigations into corruption of trump businesses, breaking USPS, the Hatch Act, etc…

  16. The new Trumpshenko campaign slogan sweeping the nation: “He can’t protect the country. He couldn’t even protect himself.”


  18. Quorum Democrats should call for a quorum and then just not turn up. That defeats the Republicans vote for their pick. Trump cried wolf and you all believed him.

  19. Brittany Ericsson | October 5, 2020 at 11:06 AM | Reply

    I hope we can sue these republicans when Biden becomes president.

  20. This is a farce and the whole thing should be disqualified.

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