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Denise Turner Roth, former GSA administrator, talks with Ali Velshi about the role of the GSA administrator in a presidential transition and how the refusal of Donald Trump's appointee to GSA administrator to ascertain Joe Biden's election victory hinders the new administration's transition. Aired on 11/09/2020.
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108 Comments on "Trump Appointee Hinders Transition With Refusal To Greenlight Biden Victory | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Yeh what is this potus up too?! Firing the one that gives our generals of the United States Military orders?! Watch Them close…..

    • @franklin archambault You are smoking crack. Republikkkans have screwed this country by seting corporate laws to allow regular people getting screwed, corporate socialist policy, and tanking the economy every time one cheats their way into office. What did the evil Dem’s do? Try to limit you to a 15 round mag? 🤦🏻‍♂️ You are on the bad guy’s team numbnuts. Portland still stands. It’s not burnt to the ground, It’s fine. So is every other town that saw looting and riots. You have all been lied to. Nobody wants to change to “open borders” and last time I checked, Bernie Sanders, AOC, Nancy Pelosi, and Joe Biden are not trying to sieze the means of production and making everyone turn into farmers. The only mass graves have been dug because of Trump’s incompetent handling of the pandemic. The only people running concentration camps that are involuntarily steralizing people and taking their kids away is Trump. Him and the people who enable and support him. You all have been lied to.

    • Google: The AP has called the Presidential race for Joe Biden.

      The Constitution: The AP does not call an election.

    • Trump probably told him to attack california and new york and he said no…

    • Cassandra Morrison | November 10, 2020 at 9:13 PM | Reply

      Actually, as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces HE gives them their orders. Which they can then refuse to follow under SPECIFIED conditions but such refusal can get them shot before a Courts Martial could decide if such refusal was justified.

    • Cassandra Morrison | November 10, 2020 at 9:14 PM | Reply

      @Dave I’m sorry Dave. I cannot open the pod bay doors for you and this discussion serves no useful purpose.

  2. Spanky McBoneSpurs and his administration are like the kid who loses, so they have a temper tantrum and throw all the game pieces on the floor.

  3. All the next administration needs to do is hold a press conference where the new VP Harris explains that any law breaking or vandalism will be prosecuted to the fullest extent by the new AG, Neal Katyal.

    • stephen wedderburn | November 10, 2020 at 5:10 AM | Reply

      That includes the right-wing agitators who infiltrate peaceful protesters to cause trouble in order to make the protest look violent.

    • Yes!😎👍✊

    • Look at you Nazis project. Remember when you inbreeding cultists burned down your own cities???? For 7 straight months?????

      Now you want to out us in camps…. How cute. Good thing we collected all these firearms and ammo. See you soy latte drinking vaginas on the streets after trump our SCOTUS court over turns the election.

      Kyle Rittenhouse is a hero

    • junkinAnniesadventures annie | November 10, 2020 at 7:52 AM | Reply

      Oh, but SHE PAID ( harris ) for the ones doing so in kenosha chicago, Washington, w5c. And THAT’S ok. They are NOT DONE counting yet. So, no matter WHAT SIDE u are on, no election should be called until that is complete. The media is trying to make it so before the results are in.

    • Bass Man, I’m afraid that won’t stop the tanks in the streets. I’m thinking (God forbid) he has set things up nicely for a military coup… perhaps revealing his REAL reason for wanting to bring all the troops home before Christmas. I’m just saying, be ready for literally anything.

      As Mark Esper so aptly put it, “God help us all.”

  4. stylecollective | November 10, 2020 at 1:45 AM | Reply

    The woman is willfully undermining the peaceful transition of power.

    • T. R. Campbell | November 10, 2020 at 7:44 PM | Reply

      @Scurra I will take your word for the right wing talking points. You sure sound like one because you can’t recognize a true democrat.
      The Biden thing has never been debunked, what are you talking about? You’re one of those Chinese or Russian people sent here to spread this information on the Internet are you. That billion dollars was never debunked never ever.
      Clearly you are not a pilot and if you studied meteorology you should go back and get your money back. Have you looked at the weather in Florida because that was my destination. I was going to go down to Florida but the weather at my FBO is IFR. I have a new Garmin navigation system on our Cessna and I am I have are qualified. My husband and I have done some hood time but I’m still not all that confident. That’s why I’m still here in DC if it’s any of your business which it’s not.
      You are a person who is absolutely clueless. You try so hard to disprove a point made by another person that does not match your expectations and you do nothing but fall flat on your face and fail. Much more, you prove to the world how clueless you are when you make such posts.
      I really enjoyed hearing from you, you are amazingly amusing.

    • Must’ve learned from Hillary

    • The entire top administration looks to be pulling a hostile takeover 9f the country and no one seems to be stopping him


    • @Annie Pibbles yes Biden should be stopped lol. But wait, politicians have served us so well definitely wanna put more in charge

  5. Guess who is going to be the first to lose her job when Biden takes over?

    • @Floozieque 👍🏻

    • Cassandra Morrison | November 10, 2020 at 9:26 PM | Reply

      @escape0007 The person they are talking about is Emily W. Murphy who has the same job NOW the lady in the video had in 2016 and Em is a Trump girl through and through.

    • Cassandra Morrison | November 10, 2020 at 9:31 PM | Reply

      @Noles fan89 Oh shut up. Biden is not a pervert. The girl in the photo they spread on the web was 19 not 15 and she is Joe’s granddaughter. Stop watching Alex Jones and start using your noggin for something besides keeping your ears separate.

    • Cassandra Morrison 👍🏻

    • Cassandra Morrison | November 10, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

      @William No but the Networks HAVE been totalling the votes and announcing the President Elect for a LONG time now. At least 60 years that I know of (I was 10 when JFK won so that was the first one I remember myself and can vouch for). Officially it takes a little longer BECAUSE:

      “Once a final tally of voters’ in-person, mail-in and provisional ballots has been concluded, all 50 governors prepare their state’s Certificate of Ascertainment, a document listing their electors for the competing candidates.

      Each state completes that process at its own rate. This year, because of the pandemic, finalizing the electoral vote count will likely take a lot longer. Once completed, copies of the Certificate of Ascertainment are then submitted to the U.S. Archivist.

      After the governor submits names to the Archivist, each state’s Electoral College electors meet in the state capital – D.C.‘s meet in D.C. – to formally cast their votes for president and vice president on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December. This year, that’s Dec. 14, 2020.

      In ways that vary state by state, each state’s electors then prepares six Certificates of Vote, which are sent by registered mail to the President of the U.S. Senate and the Archivist of the United States. The remaining four certificates are sent to state officials.

      That fulfills the Electoral College’s duties until the next presidential election.
      On Jan. 6, Congress convenes to count the electoral votes and certify the winner of the election.

      Because the sitting vice president also serves as president of the Senate, Mike Pence will preside over this count in 2021, just as Vice President Joe Biden did in January 2017 when Donald Trump officially became president-elect. Each state, called upon in alphabetical order, files its votes.

      This process is in some respects ceremonial, because by January the media has declared a winner and usually a concession speech has been given. But, officially, it is the moment of truth.

      At the end of the Senate’s electoral vote count, the vice president announces the results and asks if there are any objections. In 2001 Democratic House representatives tried for 20 minutes to block Florida’s highly contested electoral votes for George W. Bush.
      That effort failed, because objections must be signed by both a member of the House and the Senate before being voted on by both chambers of Congress. It fell to Vice President Al Gore, as president of the Senate, to declare Bush – his Republican opponent – the winner of the 2000 election.

      After the Senate certifies the election results, all the Certificates of Ascertainment and Certificates of Vote then become available for public review at the Office of the Federal Registrar for one year, then transferred to the National Archives for the permanent record. Those who question the outcome of a U.S. election, in other words, can actually double-check the tabulations themselves.

      [Deep knowledge, daily. Sign up for The Conversation’s newsletter.]

      In the extraordinary event that no candidate wins in the Electoral College, the House of Representatives meets to elect the next president. This is how John Quincy Adams became president in 1824.

      Established almost 250 years ago, this complex process is a foundation of American democracy. Many have questioned whether this antiquated system truly represents the will of the people in modern America.

      But for 2020, it remains the process that will decide the presidential race.”

      (Thank you tp for this explanation of how it gets done).
      Do you get it now?

  6. I think Trump should be charged with hate crimes, too.

  7. The pumpkin thinks if he doesn’t concede then he hasn’t lost
    Well Halloween is over and so is he

    • @Alan aka FANG : So, now you’ve just demonstrated you, “have no idea what you’re talking about,” having missed the cases already heard and dismissed. I believe the judges said, in ALL CASES; “Without Merit.”
      Donny, “Wah! Our people weren’t allowed to get in and watch the count!”
      Judge, “It was live-streaming and the whole country can SEE them in there. They’re STILL live-streaming in EVERY STATE.”
      Donny, “Cult! I know I told you, REPEATEDLY at my rallies that I would never forgive you if I lost, and that I’d leave the country. I know I didn’t address you, or so much as say thanks for all your hard work, but . . . Give me your MONEY for my Getaway Fund! Er . . . I mean legal challenges, honest!”
      America: . . . 🤔 . . . 🤣😂😆😂🤣😆😂🤣🥳

    • @Allan Gibson : It will be any country where he can access his offshore accounts and not be extradited. Seriously. I’m not kidding. He simply cannot be in America, when the warrants and indictments start flying out, for him AND his buddies . . . You’ll see. And Paul Manafort can forget about his pardon. Wouldn’t be surprised if he pops up in the headlines soon, though? Having been Epsteined? . . .

    • Kimberly Panfil | November 10, 2020 at 6:20 AM | Reply

      Joe Fitz pumpkin thinks if he doesn’t concede then he hasn’t lost
      Well Halloween is over and so is Joe.

    • wow

    • Google: The AP has called the Presidential race for Joe Biden.

      The Constitution: The AP does not call an election.

  8. Trump thinks, becuase he appointed three SC judges, they will steal the presidency for him…..

    • Conspiracy theories won’t win this time.

    • I absolutely agree. He’s counting on SCOTUS to save him

    • laughing hard chuckling | November 10, 2020 at 6:17 AM | Reply

      I smell tears

    • @Jack Jones The election process was carefully carried out transparently so they would be no issues. Trump and his base can grasp at theories, but the facts are that Biden won. The Supreme Court may or may not hear his case as lower courts have tossed every lawsuit filed last week. You see, the Supreme Court isn’t going to waste their time on Trump’s lies. It doesn’t matter who the justices are, they are there to uphold the law, not repay favors to a corrupt president. Biden ha 290 electoral votes, Trump 214, Trump can’t catch Biden. Sorry, not sorry. Trump lost, get used to it, get over it. Don’t like it? Cry me a river.

    • @33princesslily Bush v Gore was for recounting occurring in one state, FL, where the count difference was less than 1000 votes. The Supreme Court decision was to say to stop recounting, not that Bush won. Then the electoral college met, and Bush won that election by 1 electoral college vote. This 2020 situation is completely different, there are 4 states Trump needs, and none are going to go into 2nd or 3rd recounts as FL did in 2000. In 2016, the AP announced Trump winning, and the Obama admin began the transition process. The electoral college met in Dec as always, and only then did Trump officially “win”. The fact that Trump now wants it all to be different for him is getting in the way of the country moving forward.

  9. All elected officials in Washington and all Americans should be concerned about this.

  10. She should update her resume. Looks like she has about 75 days left.

    • Benny .Burmeister Jørgensen | November 10, 2020 at 9:52 AM | Reply

      @Elaine Johnson Had no idea well doesn’t matter after Biden wins this contested election and the electors call the presidency for Biden, Biden will get the green-light. Its in the US constitution and we will uphold that. Btw we need Bernie in the Biden administration.

    • Google: The AP has called the Presidential race for Joe Biden.

      The Constitution: The AP does not call an election.

    • Yeah till the courts rule out ballot harvesting and you all go back to rioting and stealing cause that’s all u know?

    • Hermeneutic mendicancy | November 10, 2020 at 11:28 AM | Reply

      @Elaine Johnson Denise Turner Roth is the former General Services Administration agent from Obama, and person being interviewed in this video, Emily Murphy is the current head of the GSA by Trump and refuses to recognize Joe Biden’s legitimacy.

    • as long as she remembers to put “blocked the peaceful transition of power in a democracy” to it.

  11. Trump’s a coward, his ego has been shattered, he will not handle this with any dignity. Dangerous period for the US🔥

  12. If they were appointed by Trump, he vetted them as fascist so this should not surprise anyone.

  13. IRichard Adegbola Adesakin | November 10, 2020 at 2:12 AM | Reply

    I reckon it’s a deliberate delay to cover up corruption.

    • Reckon the shredding machines are on 24/7 and quite a few hard disks mysteriously a very minimum.

    • @BLU Yeah. Why did trump have US Postal letter-sorting machines destroyed beyond repair before the election? Good question.

    • NoneOfYour Beeswax | November 10, 2020 at 12:56 PM | Reply

      Of course it is. This is why Biden is not getting Intel ans Security briefings as he should. First thing he should do on Jan 20th is to revoke security clearnaces for the Trump family and flunkies and change all the passwords on the admins pcs

    • AfroSamurai215 | November 10, 2020 at 2:31 PM | Reply

      @BLU As we all know…. you can never truly get rid of evidence completely.

    • Bridgett Johnson | November 10, 2020 at 2:31 PM | Reply

      It’s a deliberate delay because trump REFUSES to accept this is NOT celebrity apprentice…this the REAL world…trump is encapable of accepting DEFEAT. for a so called MACHO MAN he’s showing the WORLD and his supporters…he’s really a WIMP…a SORE IMATURE LOOSER…A CHILD IN A MAN’S BODY. Pitifuly Pathic.

  14. Dear Pfizer, can you now come up with a vaccination for the Trump virus? “It” just won’t go away!

    • @viperdemonz jenkins Keep telling yourself that when it gets to you.

    • It’s called education and moral standards. They have to be given very early in life….

    • @viperdemonz jenkins You can’t make trump’s hyper-stupid pandemic failures go away by branding covid-19 “China virus”. Remember, don’t inject disinfectants and don’t put light bulbs anywhere they don’t belong.

    • @viperdemonz jenkins

    • @viperdemonz jenkins if it wasn’t that bad then why isnt my grandpa still alive? Why are a quarter of a million dead? why are the morgues overflowing? why are we having the equivalent of a 9/11 every 3 days, so many are dying?

      You are lucky this is the internet, cuz people like you killed my grandpa with your stupidity. He passed away recently. If trump wasn’t a worthless POS, and you idiots were not cultists enabling him, then covid would have been gone long before he caught it just like in other countries… You are lucky you didn’t say that to my face… cuz it may have been the last thing you ever said. Remember that as you tell the families of a quarter of a million people that their deceased relatives don’t matter…

  15. The failed trump administration showing their lack of respect for the country.

  16. Every American system has been shown to be lacking throughout this administration

  17. Trump sued people out of their money his whole adult life, now he thinks
    hes gonna sue his way past democracy and a free election. Nope, the
    people have spoken. He lost, hes gots to go!!

  18. Trump has fallen and he’s taking everyone he can down with him. Classy.

  19. Cameron Renwick | November 10, 2020 at 4:06 AM | Reply

    Just drag him out in a straight jacket.

  20. Trump has been a toddler emotionally his whole life, that will never change, he will be a toddler until the day he dies.

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