Trump Immigration Policy Employs Cruelty To Send Message Of Deterrence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Trump Immigration Policy Employs Cruelty To Send Message Of Deterrence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1


Caitlin Dickerson, national immigration reporter for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about her reporting on the unprecedented refugee camp that has grown outside the U.S. border and why its unnecessary cruelty is part of the Trump administration's plan. Aired on 10/23/2020.
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71 Comments on "Trump Immigration Policy Employs Cruelty To Send Message Of Deterrence | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Michael Joseph Manwaring | October 24, 2020 at 3:09 AM | Reply

    Another Trump low

  2. Get him out of the White House vote blue

  3. Well, that was pretty obvious from the start, however cruel it was, Trumps base wanted that cruelty to be brought upon those refugees.

    • Concentration Camps are Un-American. I like presidents who don’t make me think of Nazis . . . Really, is THAT too much to ask?

    • @Victor Mason : Who built the gun, son? Isn’t it WHO PULLED THE TRIGGER that matters? That’s on Donny. And he’s aiming at defenceless children, you nonce. . . SMH

    • @Victor Mason : Sol y Mar has your number. COWARD.

    • @Sol y Mar Trump is exactly a racist. Trump is trying to isolate the nation with other of this planet. Kick him out of the White house and send him to the jail

    • @Ash Roskell ” _don’t make me think of Nazis . . . Really, is THAT too much to ask?_ ”
      NO, it is not too much to ask. It should be a given.
      Problem is that the neo-fascists have been gaining more and more control while Americans like you didn’t want to think about it or like me and did not think real Americans could be fooled into believing their corporate promoting fascist lies. …
      Well, that time has ended. The neo-fascists are showing that they exist in strong numbers. They are the _Ravening Wolves_ hiding under republican coats. They must be excised in such a way to leave room for real conservatives to have voices that can be heard over the howling of those Wolves, so to speak.

      VOTE! anybody _but_ republican in all elections from 2020 through 2026. Put ” _Vote Blue!_ ” in your calendar app for the “General Election” day and set it to repeat annually.

  4. These policies where in place when Obama was president but the media was silent on it. The narrative has changed I see. Sheep everywhere.

    • Just a PuP trying to Hit 5k Subs | October 24, 2020 at 4:33 AM | Reply

      @Paul Knowsit just waiting on Facts MAM… Let me know when ya Got Em

    • @Just a PuP trying to Hit 5k Subs You have been brainwashed by the the TV. Turn it off. Read a book. Come back with an intelligent argument. Until then. Have a nice day.

    • Just a PuP trying to Hit 5k Subs | October 24, 2020 at 6:03 AM | Reply

      @Paul Knowsit sure So… you got that proof yet.. Because I’m waiting… And whoever looks over this is waiting…and I can tell you are just deflecting and misdirecting… So I’ll be here when you have something substantial or definite

    • @Just a PuP trying to Hit 5k Subs You are the simple case of; I can lead a horse to water but I can’t make it drink. It was debunked years ago but you heard it once and it never left your mind. Do more research. We need secure borders. We also need an approach of compassion to true asylum seekers and not economic migrants. Asylum has been granted under Trumps administration more than any President.

    • @Paul Knowsit Asylum? The White House has become an asylum for Psycho Don if that’s what you mean.

  5. I like presidents that have a dog with them in the White House. Dogs know character.

    • @Ash Roskellnever assumed anything. why do you assume I’m a man?
      Next time.ask me my preffered pro noun bigot.

    • @Bruce Campbell <--- This is a recently created troll account.

    • @Ash Roskell Who built those concentration camps honey bunch?

    • @AB Mia actually under Obama it was a detainment center, where mothers and fathers were with their children under the Obama administration. It was tRump who separated children from their parents.
      Now if you are talking about in Germany Hitler was the one who also did the same thing.
      Women go right
      Men go left
      Children were picked out for scientific study for the practice and the ability to try to make the Aryan nation a blue eyed, blonde hair race. What about also under the tRump administration he also separated the boys and girls. No more then what Hitler imposed.
      Don’t forget it all failed.
      Hitler failed as a human
      tRump is following in his footsteps.
      If you fail to see a dictator then you need either 1 of 2 things. Glasses or an education. I suggest both.

    • @Marie Riegel You’re stupid.

  6. Future America with a branch of the Disney Land where immigrant children are locked in cages as a deterrent ?
    🇺🇸 ” *IN GOD WE TRUST* ” 🇺🇸

    • proud American | October 24, 2020 at 9:19 AM | Reply

      @John Kennedy that’s right! GOD!! TRUMP 2020! Jesus Christ forever!!!

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:26 AM | Reply

      AmericaiAmericai’m in florida a major republican state in high school and the bible is band from our school(I’ am a christian) also in both my middle school and freeshman years the biggest schools in my area ban the bible.
      Heck we do not even have a bible club but we have clubs for diffren’t cultures.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:27 AM | Reply

      Also this is coming from florida, one of the biggest trump supporting states.

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    • psycobleach46 tullis | October 24, 2020 at 3:15 PM | Reply

      @proud American trump does not care about god, and it was NOT dems who pulled god from schools, it was parents Use of the Regent’s prayer was initially upheld in both New York State Court and in the New York Court of Appeals, prompting Engels to petition the US Supreme Court in the Engel v. Vitale case in 1962. With its 6–1 vote to make public recitation of the Regents’ Prayer in public schools unlawful, the U.S. Supreme Court made its first-ever decision on prayer in public schools. It made its second in 1963—the Abington School District v. Schempp ruling, which made the corporate reading of the Bible and recitation of the Lord’s Prayer unlawful in public schools. In these two landmark decisions, Engel v. Vitale (1962) and Abington School District v. Schempp (1963), the Supreme Court established what is now the current prohibition on state-sponsored prayer in US schools. While the Engel decision held that the promulgation of an official state-school prayer stood in violation of the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause (thus overruling the New York Courts’ decisions), Abington held that Bible readings and other public school-sponsored religious activities were prohibited. Madalyn Murray’s lawsuit, Murray v. Curlett, contributed to the removal of compulsory Bible reading from the public schools of the United States, and has had lasting and significant effects.

  7. Khadijah Ali-Bey | October 24, 2020 at 3:32 AM | Reply

    Trump seperating children from their parents remind me of slacery. Slaveholders routinely seperated children from their families. When a slave escaped or attempted to escape he was sold off to the cruelest slaveholder his owner could find. This was a deterent and a punishment. And this is the least racist president? Reaally! I guess trump is being true to his roots. Slaveholders used cages too.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:36 AM | Reply

      Your completly right

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:39 AM | Reply

      Well trump did say the parent’s that got separated from their kids have low iq for trying to come in the country and take their kids back. and he just laughs about it right right after clamming to be the ”least racist person in the room”

    • Ilia Vassiliev | October 24, 2020 at 10:42 AM | Reply

      Most of the parents have been found. They have been told that they will be re-united with their children. Except that the parents are in Central America. They want the kids to be sent to the USA. So they are not taking them.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:44 AM | Reply

      ok that’s a good point.

  8. 🤷🏼‍♀️if asylum seekers are good enough for businesses to hire & govts to tax then they’re good enough for citizenship & govt aid

  9. Trump: “The virus would just go away” (April 2020). Today, over 224,000 lives lost, with CDC reporting that excess deaths of 300,000 compared to previous year. Sadly, at least 130,000 deaths were avoidable had Trump listened to science. Wake up everyone!

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:28 AM | Reply

      We should nuke a hurricane-Donald trump.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:33 AM | Reply

      Wind kills the birds.
      In one half he is a little correct because yes sometimes larger birds like eagles and hawks have gotten killed by windmills, but he is wrong in the second half, as a matyer of fact birds fearhers help them fly through the wind correctly and they need it to survive, without it they become easy prey for ground preadators.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 10:35 AM | Reply

      Also Trump said we should not listen to scientist.

    • 34% of all COVID deaths come from Democrat governors putting COVID patients into thousands of elderly care facilities. Tell us again of the wisdom of the left.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 5:37 PM | Reply

      Both sides have thier ups and downs( I mean the democrats do belive in abortion and that’s just messed up and yeah they talk about giving to much freedom)but still Trump is the guy who said that the virus would simply go away with the heat.
      He also called health experts stupid and said to not listen to scientist but to his administration smh.

  10. Just a PuP trying to Hit 5k Subs | October 24, 2020 at 3:43 AM | Reply

    You can take the Light off trump All you want But The Current Administration Has those kids in those cages Not Obama…

    • When people bring that up you realise its not a dig at Obama it’s a dig at democrat supporters for their hypocrisy.
      You’d get a lot further in reaching people who aren’t on your political side if you call out your own sides bs too. None of you ever did when Obama was in office so its pretty hypocritical to do it to Trump for the same crap now

    • So we should just throw them out on the streets ?
      And it’s sad you’re not upset with the traffickers that brought them. You’re upset with that have the burden of housing them

  11. They started it in secret

  12. Sandra Spengler | October 24, 2020 at 4:20 AM | Reply

    He will have the highest number in modern history of unnecessary deaths

  13. The kids at the border don’t vote … that makes them expendable. Their parents don’t vote … Cruelry is one of his tools … consider his refusal of aid to blue states with national emergencies like fires and floods. Please … let it end. Let him end.

    • psycobleach46 tullis | October 24, 2020 at 3:10 PM | Reply

      @SPZ Aruba that is NOT why they were separated, they were separated as a zero tolerance policy about crossing the border, there is NO significant percentage of children being trafficked,

    • @Deomnibus Dubitandum ” _you have nobody to talk to_ ”
      I agree that the process is slow and has been made slower but that statement is not entirely true. Immigration attorneys and Latino and Asian groups provide assistance, tho’ agreed that none of those should be needed because the process is well defined.
      Here’s the cruz of it: the government of the USA with trump at it’s head has decided that America has a quota of non-white immigrants and it has been filled. The Congressional republikons support it. There’s only one good choice at this time:

      VOTE! anybody _but_ republican in all elections from 2020 through 2026. Put ” _Vote Blue!_ ” in your calendar app for the “General Election” day and set it to repeat annually.

    • @SPZ Aruba ” _A significant percentage of those kids are being trafficked_ ” sounds like more russian propaganda to denigrate this Great Nation but if you have specifics and proof, I’m sure everybody would be interested in seeing them.

    • @fhj 52 Yikes. After 3 years of investigation and then having it rubbed in your face and you’re still gumming that hook. Or you’re trying to distract from the fact you’re a buyer.

    • Gabriel Garcia | October 24, 2020 at 5:42 PM | Reply

      If you trust the man who says parents are separated because they have low iq then why should I trust your campaighn

  14. The only thing I can say is that Trump is a truly evil man.

    • @Freeda Peeple If it hasn’t occurred to you… there is something off about the whole Trump family…

    • @Mistair Arts Did I say there wasn’t?

    • Michael Andrew | October 24, 2020 at 4:44 PM | Reply

      @Mistair Arts lol ‘Lincoln project’ Republicans. Yeah they leftist baby killing trash

    • ​@Freeda Peeple Wasn’t clear. This is YouTube… a lot of what I find in people’s posts can be illogical and confusing… Things that are understood in in an actual conversation with body language and tone of voice, are lost online…
      I think that’s a lot of what people object to about wearing protective masks… People miss not being able to fully see a persons face when they talk… a half smile, a crooked smile, a grin, a slight frown, a grimace… all add meaning to the words… They are words just as much as the text is. All those things are missing online.
      Last year, if you wore a mask in a bank it could be assumed that you were robbing the place… now you are being protective of our health and the health of the other people…
      That’s why it angers me that Trumpist are treating masks as some sort of statement about patriotic Americanism. But then, to a Trumpist being Patriotic is about abusing others for gain.

    • Don Winslow Films #Please Save These Children video
      Joe Biden would not orphan 545 migrant children

  15. Toxic Trump: “It’s national character week…but I’m a caricature of my rotten self every day!”

  16. Daily Reminder : Donald tRump is a weak man’s idea of a strongman!

  17. The cockroaches checking in compete with the bedbugs on Toxic Trump properties, where illusion and delusion replace substance, science, decency, truth, reason, sanity, and reality!

    • Barbara Hineline | October 24, 2020 at 10:47 AM | Reply

      We are living through a Dystopian Nightmare

    • @Barbara Hineline ~ This Toxic Trump administration is like living the nightmare of an alternative bad ending to Stephen King’s _’The Dead Zone!’_

      Wrote this comment above some time ago and have posted many times, unknowing that King had discussed precisely this eerie connection in an interview about a year ago, until after someone replied with the following link to that very interesting, relevant interview just recently:
      How Stephen King Predicted Trump’s Rise Decades Ago | Opinions | NowThis

  18. Gaetano Vindigni | October 24, 2020 at 6:45 AM | Reply

    “Goodbyes make you think. They make you realize what you’ve had, what you’ve lost, and what you’ve taken for granted.”
    –Ritu Ghatourey

    Vote and evict!

  19. I’m not sure which is most disturbing:
    – What Trump and his administration did; or
    – That there are so many people in the government willing to blindly (and not so blindly) follow Trump’s orders; or
    – That there are so many Americans who lack the empathy to do anything.

  20. I appreciate her explanation. She’s referring to those of us inside the United States, u.s. citizens, right!

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