Top GOP Lawmaker Clashes Over Trump’s Guilt In Senate Trial | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

Top GOP Lawmaker Clashes Over Trump's Guilt In Senate Trial | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC 1


In the midst of the Senate trial, Rep. Mark Meadows who was recently appointed to Trump’s impeachment defense team, discusses the White House defenses on abuse of power and Trump’s Ukraine pressure plot. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber presses Rep. Meadows on if he would still support a request for Ukraine to investigate the Bidens, and the GOP defense that the investigation “didn't happen,” implying that it would be bad if it did. Aired on 1/23/20.
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Top GOP Lawmaker Clashes Over Trump's Guilt In Senate Trial | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

64 Comments on "Top GOP Lawmaker Clashes Over Trump’s Guilt In Senate Trial | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC"

  1. Kevin McCarthy | January 23, 2020 at 5:01 PM | Reply

    Never forget the larger context: Russia was driving everything negative against Ukraine. Trumpski has overturned every aspect of our Russian policy in favor of the Russians. He’s Putin’s puppet.

    • Sheila Robinson | January 23, 2020 at 7:08 PM | Reply

      Vacnol you can’t be this uneducated! Trump is beholden to Putin and MBS because he owes them money! That information has been in the public domain for several years 😡😩

    • Sandy Pomerleau | January 23, 2020 at 7:38 PM | Reply

      Sheila Robinson
      It took tax evasion to take down Al Capone. Just where are Trumps tax returns? His day will come. I pray all the enablers go with him.

    • Only meeting with Putin when no other Americans are around is evidence enough.

    • @charlidog2 – And consider *HOW cretinously giddy* #45 was at Putin’s invite to *the communists “May Day” celebration* IN Moscow.
      *Or* that *ONLY* Russian ‘press’ *were allowed* to film #45 and Putin in July of 2019…as Putin ‘joked’ about “…getting rid…” of reporters.
      And #45 *LAUGHED right along* with the former *KGB agent who RULES over* Russia.
      *NO* other American President *would’ve allowed* such insults to *our country AND constitutionally-protected ‘free press’.*
      But #45 LOVES his -banker- -mentor- ‘like-minded leader’.
      *So* embarrassing for America… 😒

  2. Jesus Appleweed | January 23, 2020 at 5:06 PM | Reply

    “maybe I answer the question slower then you listen” now let me answer a question that’s completely different then what your asking….

  3. He said “transparency” when was the last time the white house had a press briefing ?? Really you have the nerve to say transparency with this administration lol smh

  4. This sounds so much like an SNL skit it’s scary

  5. “Rooting out corruption is key”: so indict all those senators that are behaving corrupt

    • @Jonathan weight based on what? The Republicans blocking any attempt to strengthen the voting system to prevent any further interference in the elections or the insider dealing between Mitch and his wife? Ooooohhh or the Nepotism dripping from the white-house? Or the self-made humanitarian crisis at the southern border of the Republicans making? Oh OH OH! or the fact that Jim Crow laws are and will continue to effect black americans for generations pushed forward by (mostly) Republicans and their racist allies? In a matter of fact by defending and encouraging a racist president they are breaking laws? In fact, voting for a presidential candidate that acts in a racist way or says racist things should in fact bar him from running at all because if people vote for him they are breaking the rights of others in the country to not be oppressed?

    • Who will play trump in the new movie b”ALL THE PRESIDENTS MEN”

    • Claudett Hogan | January 23, 2020 at 10:14 PM | Reply

      @Jonathan weight I respect your rights to your opinions…”if this guy is saying the truth”, he needs to show some evidence and have witnesses to back up what he is saying…it is only fair for him to do so, and most importantly he took an oath that requires him to do so. And if he is unable to do what is required of him. “This guy” needs to resign with the rest of them.

    • @Don Donaldson are you high

  6. “I’m getting to the answer. I’m just slow.” Never gives an answer to the original question.

  7. The Republican party is at least seditious and possibly treasonous.

  8. DiamondMasters | January 23, 2020 at 5:53 PM | Reply

    GOP Lawmakers clashing over Trump’s guilt while the con-man is hiding in Switzerland bragging about his contempt of Congress.

  9. 10:20 – talk about unqualified recipients of nepotism look at Trump’s entire family!

  10. Jonathan Beckham | January 23, 2020 at 6:01 PM | Reply

    “You will find I am a straight shooter.” Straight shooters never ever say that.

  11. The GOP is corrupt plain and simple and this so called top GOP senator is completely full of crap.

  12. “I’m from North Carolina. I might take a bit longer to answer your question”.

    Does he realize he just called himself, and the people of North Carolina slow?

  13. Donald Ballard | January 23, 2020 at 6:14 PM | Reply

    Look I’m from North Carolina and I’m a little slow.🤣 No argument from me.🙈🙊🙉

  14. Markie Markovich | January 23, 2020 at 6:18 PM | Reply

    Meadows needs to be put out to pasture, he can’t talk well & does not listen.

  15. Victor Schmidt | January 23, 2020 at 6:23 PM | Reply

    When people start a narrative to avoid answering a question you just know that they are going to tell a whopper of a lie instead of just a little one. Bless his heart. The more people come to the defense of the overgrown umpa lumpa the more they start sounding as stupid as he is.

  16. Love how Meadows is meandering around a question giving non-answers to things Melber didn’t even ask 😉 What a sack of manure. Anyone from NC that voted for that poor excuse for a representative here to speak up why he/she/they did so?

  17. surfsidefl2000 | January 23, 2020 at 6:32 PM | Reply

    “Rooting out corruption is the key!” hahahaha We don’t have to go overseas to start that process.

  18. Meadows: “If you want an answer from me, you’re gonna have to yell over me telling you how stupid you are.”

    Ari: “Let me ask again …”

    Meadows” “I am yelling louder because you just asked the same question.”

    Can you imagine being married to this guy, or having him for a brother-in-law?

    • It makes me wonder…
      Why are Americans paying 150k to a woman who doesn’t even hold a PRESS CONFERENCE!
      I haven’t seen an actual PRESS CONFERENCE since that joke of a pig wrestler Sara Huckabee!
      What a waste of tax dollars!

    • @Koski Co that’s one way to reduce the budget is to quit paying this waste of human air space

  19. “rooting out corruption” should start at home. Let start at the top and their family. There are so much to be done.

  20. duhmahsnabores | January 23, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply

    Meadows: “I’ll give the facts.” Yeah, the ALTERNATE FACTS, and keeps trying to deflect.

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