‘Threat To National Security’: Dems Charge Trump With ‘High Crimes’ As Impeachment Trial Looms

'Threat To National Security': Dems Charge Trump With 'High Crimes' As Impeachment Trial Looms 1


In a historic day, House Democrats unveil impeachment charges against Trump alleging “high crimes and misdemeanors” and drafting two articles of impeachment. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber analyzes both articles of impeachment and the narrow scope strategy. Melber reports on the Democrats focusing impeachment on Trump's "scheme" to abuse power and how the second article of impeachment against Trump is narrow — treating his "defiance of subpoenas" and blanket opposition to the impeachment probe as "Obstruction of Congress". Aired on 12/10/19.
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'Threat To National Security': Dems Charge Trump With 'High Crimes' As Impeachment Trial Looms

69 Comments on "‘Threat To National Security’: Dems Charge Trump With ‘High Crimes’ As Impeachment Trial Looms"

  1. It shouldn’t just be the Dems charging trump, it should be true Republicans…. 😔

    • @James Ray Another loser backing the wrong horse

    • @Andy C The only thing he has done is unemployment, an who did that help? the 1% aka him.. The border is no more of a border then it was before he got their. Why yall even keep bringing that up is beyond me, that was like his BIGGEST let down smh.

    • Jeremy Backup What crimes? The articles of impeachment by the honorable democrats were abuse of power and abuse of congress. Neither of those acts are impeachable offenses in the constitution. This is the first time in history that articles of impeachment were issued with no violation of the constitution. Good luck with that though …

  2. I can not tell a lie “George Washington “
    I can not tell the truth “Donald trump “
    I can not tell the difference “replublican senators “

    • We have another Marilyn Manson cult yet again. Republican Inspector general found same damaging information. Now the republicans, president and DOJ head want to discredit it. Republican yell over witnesses when they speak every hearing and goes around the facts. It’s like watching children having a temper everytime. At this point not rocket science and republican GOP is destroying party everyday defending him. Their seats are dropping like flies and almost 70% of americans dont like this president. Sorry but facts speak for itself. Trump is going to lose on 2020 and republican party is goin to drop like the roman empire sticking up for him.

  3. No one in America lies more than the president !!!

  4. “The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.”― Garry Kasparov

    • That is a deeply profound statement. I know Kasparov as an intellectual. We need truth. Where do we find it? Well done Mr Kasparov!

    • BUGGED OUT! Gas seems what you must be sniffing!

    • Paul von Hartmann | December 10, 2019 at 9:37 PM | Reply

      “0The other objective of modern propaganda is to “eliminate definitive conclusions in people’s minds, by manufacturing an atmosphere of partial truths, engendering indecision & uncertainty, delaying evidence-based conclusion, by people who weigh all options &information in the sincere & thorough search for Truth.” ~ PvH, 2019

  5. Some people take a knee to honor their dead; ✊🏽
    Other people take a knee to give Trump head. 🍄

    *Country over Party. Country over Cult.*

    • @big guy let’s see, he told WH staff & cabinet members to ignore subpeonas. Hmm, we go to.jail for contempt of court.
      He obstructed investigations by duly appointed officers of the law & the court.
      We go to jail for obstruction of justice.
      He violated his oath of office in lying to citizens he is sworn to protect. 14,000 lies
      We go to jail for perjury.
      He makes deals with foreign govts to get dirt on another candidate.
      We go to jail for election fraud.
      He promotes his domestic & foreign properties for his own profit.
      We go to jail for illegal profiteering.
      He uses the power of his office to get what he wants.
      We go to jail for blackmail.
      He buddies up to
      known enemies.
      We go to jail for aiding & abetting known criminals.
      That’s enough for now.. but there’s more. Digest.

    • @big guy BS Monica was a willing adult participant. In fact that’s the reason she went there at night.

    • @Vote him Out you come up with your own analogy.. it has to pass through the Senate.. which will it might die. But I wanted to go to the highest court because there was no actual crime committed.. hearsay and close enough is not good enough in federal court..

    • @DR NO yep you sure can’t. 3 million more votes for Hilary. He lost. Get over it snowflake lol

  6. depité senatè | December 10, 2019 at 8:24 PM | Reply

    Look at Maxime waters in the back 😂😂😂 I’m proud of her… it’s been a long time dream of hers, finally happening

  7. Subverting the Constitution, will get you in hot water and Au revoir from the White House.

    • Helmet Vanga Abuse of power and abuse of congress are not in the constitution. This is the first impeachment attempt in history where the constitution was not infringed …

  8. SPI Life - South Padre Island Life | December 10, 2019 at 8:26 PM | Reply

    Christmas time is coming soon. Time for toys and impeachment too.

    • @Bud Fudlacker You didn’t watch the video, didya bud.

      “President Trump thus warrants impeachment & trial, removal from office, & disqualification to hold & enjoy any office of honor, trust, or profit under the United States.”

      Beautiful words. Words of freedom for the country.

    • allen benjamin | December 10, 2019 at 9:42 PM | Reply

      ritemoelaw_books83 Unfortunately that is not automatic. It has to be voted on also.

    • SPI Life – South Padre Island Life I’m ready to take over congress and to win a 2nd term next Thanksgiving!!!

  9. They should have brought several more articles. SMH.

    • I believe they are trying to keep it as narrow as possible with the 2 things he cannot explain away and not put on a dance and show with his lawyers

    • @Gudda Riley I think Nancy has the right idea.

    • Xochitl Justice | December 10, 2019 at 10:30 PM | Reply

      @Gudda Riley I concluded that as well

    • The TARDIS Named Sexy | December 10, 2019 at 10:38 PM | Reply

      Ross Nancy is trying to keep as many of the Democrats together as possible. She knows these are the 2 articles that most House Democrats will support. If she throws too many at them she could lose more than just the 2 that voted with Republicans with the inquiry vote. 🤷🏻‍♀️ We’ll see how it plays out.

  10. Gym Jordan's Hair | December 10, 2019 at 8:34 PM | Reply

    They should give Trump the Julian Assange treatment.

  11. Annette Armstrong | December 10, 2019 at 8:39 PM | Reply

    Trump used the KKK to make him and his family; Money!

  12. Ichijo Festival | December 10, 2019 at 8:40 PM | Reply

    Quite frankly, it’s overdue. He should’ve been impeached within the first two years, but the Cons were conveniently looking the other way as his businesses raked in millions.

  13. I love watching trump faceplant. This is hilarious.

  14. Flavius Stilicho | December 10, 2019 at 8:43 PM | Reply

    “The real danger is that if we hear enough lies, then we no longer recognize the truth at all.” – Valery Legasov, Soviet chemist


  16. Johnny Stewart | December 10, 2019 at 9:05 PM | Reply

    donald trump is a guilty criminal….”plain and simple”

  17. ArtOfAwareness | December 10, 2019 at 9:14 PM | Reply

    The ” Chosen One”. Chosen to be impeached.

  18. ArtOfAwareness | December 10, 2019 at 9:20 PM | Reply

    The People want Giuliani Brought to trial.

  19. Russell Wilson | December 10, 2019 at 9:38 PM | Reply

    This guy is nuts!!!
    Without “wordplay”, a lie can not stand!!!

  20. Trump is a piece of human garbage and anyone who still supports him after 3 years in office is also human garbage!

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