Steve Schmidt: Trump Has ‘Stoked A Cold Civil War’ In This Country | Deadline | MSNBC

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Founder of the Lincoln Project and political strategist Steve Schmidt pleads with the American people to vote for Joe Biden, and makes the case why Donald Trump has completely failed the American people. Aired on 10/20/2020.
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Steve Schmidt: Trump Has ‘Stoked A Cold Civil War’ In This Country | Deadline | MSNBC

85 Comments on "Steve Schmidt: Trump Has ‘Stoked A Cold Civil War’ In This Country | Deadline | MSNBC"

  1. America is

    23 in education.
    37 in healthcare.
    34 in raising family index.
    No high-speed train.
    Highest number of homeless people.
    Highest number of incarcerated people.
    78% of people live paycheck to paycheck.

    Stock market is not economy of Americans! Where 90% of money belongs to top 10% of the population, it’s wallet for the rich.

    Let’s talk like adults, instead of name calling.

    I have left the proof on my playlist, if you would like to check!

    Let’s make our country better together. . . . . .

  2. biden 2020

  3. Saoirse Cushing | October 20, 2020 at 7:06 PM | Reply

    Criminal Indictments by Administration

    Donald Trump (so far) — 215
    Richard Nixon — 76
    George W. Bush — 16
    Bill Clinton — 2
    Jimmy Carter — 1
    Barack Obama — 0

  4. IsThatTrue OrDidYouHearItOnFOX | October 20, 2020 at 7:08 PM | Reply

    I’m going to vote for Visine. It gets the RED out.

  5. You can see that Trump is getting tired of reality. He’s always lived in a world of make-believe, an imaginary world where he’s always right, he never does anything wrong, and he’s the smartest person in the room. This imaginary world of his is a psychosis, manifested as a result of his acute insecurities, and extreme narcissism.

    • @dozzer009 You didn’t offend me at all!! I just don’t know how to penetrate the minds of these supporters. I have a evangelical family in the South who think he’s the “Second Coming”– They worship Jesus for an hour on Sunday morning and spend the next 279 hours of the week worshipping Trump. It’s Jim Jones all over again.

    • Benjamin Perez | October 20, 2020 at 9:35 PM | Reply

      I don’t understand Trump’s supporters. They never give rational reasons for supporting him other than the economy that was already making an upswing before his presidency, yet he’s fully responsible for bringing it down with his recklessness and incompetence during the pandemic.

    • Dreadnought Photo Werkz | October 20, 2020 at 10:11 PM | Reply

      Yeah, it sounds like he is a mix of Hitler and Mussolini.

    • The last farewell | October 20, 2020 at 10:43 PM | Reply

      @Jeff Davis If I’m honest, I’d have to agree on your estimate. I was in a rare optimistic mood when I wrote that! 🤷‍♂️

    • Are you talking about Trump or Evangelical Christians?

  6. If he leaves the country like he said, he should take all of his supporters with him. I’ll help build boats🌊.

  7. He’s like Hitler at the end of WW2. He also wanted to completely burn down and destroy Germany if HE lost the war. He is the same as Hitler. Self serving and completely mentally insane.

    • With a mix of Benito Mussolini and every other authoritarian or dictatorship creating their world in their image. Grrr, grr, grr! Trump Nation is not America.

    • I wonder if he has plans to hide in that bunker in the WH if he loses with a cyanide pill at his disposal.

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | October 20, 2020 at 8:41 PM | Reply

      *Two years after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act — who are the winners and the losers?*
      Feb 22, 2020

      *To the contrary, a study conducted by the Tax Policy Center found that 65% of households actually got a tax cut in 2018, while only 6% paid more. The rest saw little or no change in their tax bills. More specifically, the New York Times survey and the Tax Policy Center study show the following contradictory results:*

      *Impact on the economy*

      There is some evidence suggesting that the TCJA may have given a jolt to the economy and led to more job creation. The TCJA cut the maximum corporate federal income tax rate from 35% to 21% and greatly expanded first-year depreciation write-offs for business equipment additions.

      The lowest-paid workers have been experiencing higher median wage growth than workers overall over the last few years, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. (Overall, about half of workers said they didn’t get a pay rase in 2019 — a marked improvement from the previous year.)

      Real disposable income per household has increased by an average of about $5,000 since the TCJA became law. Labor force participation has increased. The economy has added about 6 million jobs since January of 2017. Unemployment is at a 50-year low. More and better-paying jobs are good for all of us.

      *So, the TCJA has not hurt the federal government’s tax revenues as many economic pundits predicted. And the TCJA is not the cause of ongoing huge federal budget deficits ($984 billion for fiscal year 2019 and a projected $1.02 trillion for fiscal year 2020). The cause is on the spending side of the equation. Federal spending in 2016 was an already whopping $3.85 trillion. By 2019, it had jumped to an even more whopping $4.447 trillion. While yearly tax revenues increased by $192 billion during this period, yearly government spending increased by $597 billion.*

    • Lucy goosey. It’s probably no accident he is like Hitler.. It could be genetic. They could be cousins since they are from the same part of the world

    • Yep…and then he killed himself. Keep a happy thought!

  8. The last farewell | October 20, 2020 at 7:15 PM | Reply

    As the elephant turned banshee that’s dominated the room for months ravages unabated and visits death upon our loved ones, Trump is dusting off old scripts; predictably updating the cast of characters (Hillary, meet Hunter) for a Season 2 reboot of a series that should have been left on the cutting room floor. It’s taken the loss of 217,000 mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, but some who were firmly in Trump’s base have become fence-sitters. And unmoored fence-sitters are righting themselves and exiting altogether.

    While the producer-acolytes search for the next shiny new object to engage and distract the remaining MAGA faithful, the pandemic — as relentless as it is insatiable — appears poised to drop the hammer and cancel the entire show. Good Riddance.

  9. HOW can anyone support him….CHUMP is literally insane! YOU people at these rallies, can’t be that stupid, not to see his complete BS!!!

    • steven O'Brien | October 20, 2020 at 8:18 PM | Reply

      love is blind,ignorance is bliss………..supporters of chumpy now just don’t want to admit they were wrong…………they support him “just coz”

    • They’re all brainwashed by the constant barrage of never ending lies coming out of Trump’s pie hole and the conspiracy theories they read on FB and those that are broadcast on Fox-Trump News, not to mention Rush Limbaugh. What concerns me are these radical groups such as QAnon, White Supremacists and anti-government hate groups, all of whom are as unhinged as our unfit president who is weak and a coward. We are living in a broken country and the sanity needs to stop.

    • Steve H
      Yes they are that stupid.

    • SelfAccountable | October 20, 2020 at 10:40 PM | Reply

      Let’s see…. support rioting. looting, the war on police, high taxation, and the murder of millions of preborn children OR support the rule of law, law enforcement, low taxation, and the overturning of Roe to save millions of preborn children……………….. KAG 2020!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • no Hunter Biden???? really???

  10. Donald Trump is more Dangerous than Covid 19

  11. Biden/Harris 2020…Make America America Again

  12. Steve Schmidt summed it up succinctly.

  13. “Leader of a faction that is at war with the rest of the country.” Sums up MAGA perfectly.

    • MAGA people are the real Anarchists!!! We need to make sure they do not stop us from electing Joe Biden, no matter what!!

  14. “I alone can fix it” – DJT 2015
    “You alone have BROKE it” – The World 2020

  15. What’s that called again when you stay in office for life, dictate how everything will be, and jail people you don’t like the way Donald Trump and his moronic followers want? Oh, that’s right: Fascism.

    • Librarian-at-Large | October 20, 2020 at 7:43 PM | Reply

      One of the first tings that happens under Fascism is that travel is suspended.
      Americans are stuck here till someone passes a law that slows the virus down by better practices than we have now under Trump. Americans are locked out of every country but this one so we really don’t need barriers at the borders. Trump’s negligence has insured that all of us stay in and others stay out

    • It’s spelled F45CISM. There, fixed it for you.

    • “My way or the highway, cause freedom!!”
      -incumbent republicants

    • i think its called senate an congress members up 40 years in office

  16. This criminal administration needs to be removed from office all the republicans who went on summer vacation and ignored this virus must go as well! VOTE!

    • In my mind his republicans enablers should be held accountable for their dereliction of duty. The founders imagined the possibility of a trump but not that elected politicians would sell their soul to trump .They had a fiduciary responsibility to the american people .They are in ways more criminal.

  17. Trump is Not running this Presidential election..
    He is running away for his Crimes…

  18. Catherine MacAskill | October 20, 2020 at 7:42 PM | Reply

    I like listening to Steve Schmidt. He tends to be brutal in his assessment of the present occupant of the White House.

  19. This is why we fought W.W. 2 so we would not have to have someone like this running the country or in Hitlers case the world. Some off his followers need to learn the history of this country. This is a country of immigrants outside of native Americans we all come from someplace else!!!!The civil war is over this is the USA!!!! Vote blue 2020

  20. I could listen to Schmidt commentary on this administration every single day. He’s so bullseye accurate everytime he speaks and his Lincoln Project work is amazing. Thank you for your fight for Americans like me

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