Trump The ‘Mob Boss’: Michael Cohen Links Kidnapping Plot To Trump’s Violent Talk | MSNBC

Trump The 'Mob Boss': Michael Cohen Links Kidnapping Plot To Trump’s Violent Talk | MSNBC 1


After several men tied to militias were indicted for attempting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and to start a "civil war," Whitmer slammed Trump for encouraging violence. While the charges do not legally link the plot to Donald Trump, Michael Cohen joins MSNBC's Ari Melber to explain how Trump has fostered hate and division across the country. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 10/09/2020.
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Trump The 'Mob Boss': Michael Cohen Links Kidnapping Plot To Trump’s Violent Talk | MSNBC

101 Comments on "Trump The ‘Mob Boss’: Michael Cohen Links Kidnapping Plot To Trump’s Violent Talk | MSNBC"

  1. I prefer presidents who don’t incite violence…

    • David Connolly | October 9, 2020 at 7:58 PM | Reply

      @Daddy Trump Nice. When you have nothing of any substance, just call someone a dummy. And here I am thinking I can have an intelligent discourse. Obviously I’d forget that you can’t do that with a trumpturd. Please accept my apologies. Moron

    • @David Connolly Can you answer the question .. if Kyle was in Kenosha to “make a name for himself” and “be a vigilante” why was Kyle not being the aggressor? Why did Kyle not fire one single time until he was chased, attacked and knocked to the ground? As Trump said .. most of the violence is coming from the left.. even the latest militia to go down has ties to Antifa.

    • @Mark Haddox “Nieve” WTF does that mean Troll?

    • @MAC KYLE is a Vigilante! PERIOD! He Should NOT have been there!


  2. One of trump’s lackeys said he doesn’t speak out against people like this because they support him and he doesn’t want to lose their support

  3. the walkin dude | October 9, 2020 at 2:09 PM | Reply

    Not exactly a leap of logic. They did it because trump told them to.

    • They were antifa wake up. If you get a bad meal do you blame Trump for that also. Grow up

    • @Dustin V You would be wrong then, to be a Nazi you swore allegiance to Hitler, in the beginning most were Christians and the Vatican was the first ‘State’ to recognize and support Hitler as a Dictator.

    • @David Hale They didn’t tell him or Barr, and if Barr was told he didn’t tell Trump knowing Trump would try to intervene as he HATES Gretchen Whitmer. Oh and at least six are known to have attended a Trump rally.

    • the walkin dude | October 9, 2020 at 8:46 PM | Reply

      @bill wilson
      Me? I’m not the one comparing the potential kidnapping of a state official to a poor dining experience.
      Sounds like you’re the one who needs more experience in life.

    • @bill wilson You are too stupid to know how stupid you are. I know you are slow since you are a trump sycophant so I will type this very slow for you. trump will lose in a few weeks then he will die in prison. And all you racist POS will crawl back under your rocks and STFU. Got that Bill?

  4. These groups are not militias. They are domestic terrorists. They should be tried, and if found guilty, convicted as terrorists. With all of them receiving the appropriate penalty for terrorism.

  5. Garfield Show | October 9, 2020 at 2:10 PM | Reply

    Trump The ‘Mob Boss’ like hate, violence and civil rights ✔

  6. james caporale | October 9, 2020 at 2:12 PM | Reply

    I guess Trump will instruct Bill Barr to investigate the Michigan investigators.

    • White supremacists’ extremists remain the most persistent and lethal threat in America. Don’t take my word for it, just ask any federal law enforcement agency.

    • Doug Schaufele | October 9, 2020 at 6:15 PM | Reply

      Barr will make sure the governor is behind bars by the election!

    • Tarquin Bright | October 9, 2020 at 6:19 PM | Reply

      @Arlene Lovesyou i should call it the Cuomo flu as he has been the worst at managing it.

    • Tarquin Bright | October 9, 2020 at 6:21 PM | Reply

      @E Theory the FBI says white supremacists are the biggest terrorist threat but they are corrupt and still loyal to the Democrats. Ask any police organisation and they will tell you that it is Antifa. Presumably you are aware that it was Antifa who plotted to kidnap Governor Whitmer?

    • Irunwitha hatchet | October 9, 2020 at 6:42 PM | Reply

      @Tarquin Bright were gonna put u down just like were gonna put down these loser wanna be kidnappers

  7. These groups have proven time and time again that they are more than willing to engage in violence and domestic terrorism on Trump’s behalf. Like Alqaeda, Trump is OBL to these MilitiaTerrorists. Trump and his psychotic supporters like to call themselves “patriots” when in fact, they are counterfeit patriots.  They like to portray themselves as “watchmen”. But on the contrary, they are who the REAL watchmen are on the lookout for..

    • Allan Burns they’re anarchist. Something Trump doesn’t support. But per usual facts don’t matter to you

    • These guys openly stated they hate Trump and anyone in government. Do some research.

    • Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel: Samuel Johnson This quote could apply to Trump himself (remember the theatrical flag hugging) or Trump’s ardent supporters who think they are patriots because they support Trump.

    • Jarry Sciligo | October 9, 2020 at 4:11 PM | Reply

      Ah yes, Putin’s playbook. How many times have we seen this recently. Crazed Trump inspired terrorists get caught.
      Trolls: What about antifa? What about BLM? Group with MAGA hats actually were antifa just posing as Trumpers… ad nasium.
      We never hear this in reverse. Wonder why? Oh I know, because the “what about” groups are almost exclusively non-violent and the Trump terrorists most certainly are extremely violent.

    • Joe Schmuckatelli | October 9, 2020 at 4:52 PM | Reply

      @Logan McLean Only Nazis would label an anti-fascist organization as terrorist. We should have called it Fuckna so you people would understand what you are actually supporting when you support Ronald McDonald Trump.
      I wonder where we are going to build the Immigrant Holocaust museum after about-to-be-President Biden rinses the dead children out of Trump’s cages.


    • @TednKev 239 YES SIR! For sure!

    • @Symon Templar Thanks 😊
      I’m really hoping after the election and trump is out, the people rise and demand better healthcare, better wages for the working class. Some politicians in both parties need to be replaced for ones that actually work for the people, you know?

    • Symon Templar | October 9, 2020 at 7:50 PM | Reply

      @ylangylang26 Understood. But we really need to make sure people get out and vote and we shouldn’t underestimate the dirty tricks Trump
      is engaging in from now till election day. Let’s make sure we officially get Trump out. Don’t underestimate the evil lengths this man will go through to stay in power. Once that hurdle is crossed then we can deal with the issues affecting the average Amercan. 🙂

    • @Symon Templar YES! Agree; 💯%

    • sue parkes thanks. There r many of us in the US who when we wake up every day, just for a second, we forget, that we r living in trumps America.
      We will vote out our waking nightmare👍

  9. These are not “militias”. These are terrorist organizations just like Al Queda and ISIS.

  10. Trump should be articled 25 and put in Looney bin

  11. howie bockslytner | October 9, 2020 at 2:16 PM | Reply

    There is no question that Trump’s comments to the proud boys were taken by the whole white nationalist movement as do something

  12. Francoise Loffler | October 9, 2020 at 2:17 PM | Reply


    • @marlene mead Are you the family nanny, the housekeeper, the children tutor? Trump’s personal assistant? Lover? If not how in the heck do you know the book is full of lies?! Trump telepathically told you! Palm to the face. Ai Yi Yi!!!

    • @Dawn Kuzio Well she DOES come from a family of gold diggers. What ELSE is to be expected?

    • David Connolly | October 9, 2020 at 7:43 PM | Reply

      @Tarquin Bright And Donald Duck it seems is still conning you. Shame you don’t live up to your surname.

    • @mik3ymomo Right after you people on the Right learn to do so. All you have EVER had on your side was accusations but you still treat it all like facts. WE have had facts; visual ( video showing it being said or happening) verbal ( via people’s testimonies) and written ( through documents, written testimonies, tax returns, books, and editorials) yet not ANY of THAT proof is good enough. So you are preaching to the choir with your comment.

    • Ernest Morell Sr | October 9, 2020 at 11:11 PM | Reply

      I don’t know nor have I ever met the President’s niece , but could it be that she’s being used by other, who perhaps would like to see more untruths information about him aired? Where is the Real Genuine Interest In Telling The Truth These Days?

  13. Helen Forrestal | October 9, 2020 at 2:20 PM | Reply

    Why are Americans so petrified of the word “socialist”? It just means people working WITH each other for a better life not just for certain groups and people. Who wouldn’t want that kind of life compared to the chaos going on in the US?

    • Stephen Moir Yes, we have a habit of following the most hateful and fearful. Without that trump wouldn’t get the attention of a fly stuck to mike pences head. 👍🤪

    • Rusty Shackleford the ‘working class’ constitutes the majority of ALL OF US. Soooo trumpy to try to sound bigly and apart.

    • Joe Schmuckatelli
      thank you for your service.
      My family has served for 4 generations.
      Socialism buried my father at Arlington.
      Truly, thank you.

    • That is because they confuse the words “social” and “socialist” …

    • dragonfly6908 | October 9, 2020 at 8:43 PM | Reply

      The late UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher famous comment about sicialism “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of spending other people’s money”.

  14. Christine Mathews | October 9, 2020 at 2:22 PM | Reply

    And you want to call the Democrats radical left

  15. Losers who had racists parents who couldn’t join the Boy Scout and reliving the ‘childhood’

  16. Christine Mathews | October 9, 2020 at 2:28 PM | Reply

    Donald Trump needs to leave the White House and go directly to the jail house

  17. At least the FBI is still working, unlike the US government

  18. Trump says- “I like homegrown terrorists that aren’t captured. “

  19. And yet the GOP refuses to enact any legislation to remove him from office for being unfit. Shameful and disgusting.

  20. Regina Santos | October 9, 2020 at 2:45 PM | Reply

    America has lost it’s way, because of these President & his administration.. Shame on all of them.

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