Trump & Ukraine: Russia Looms Large In Ukrainian Politics | On Assignment with Richard Engel | MSNBC

Trump & Ukraine: Russia Looms Large In Ukrainian Politics | On Assignment with Richard Engel | MSNBC 1


To understand Ukraine’s role in the impeachment crisis, you have to go back to 2014. That’s when Ukrainians ousted their corrupt, Russian-backed president, Viktor Yanukovych. Unnerved by the country's tilt to the West, Vladimir Putin invaded. Aired on 10/18/19.
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Trump & Ukraine: Russia Looms Large In Ukrainian Politics | On Assignment with Richard Engel | MSNBC

26 Comments on "Trump & Ukraine: Russia Looms Large In Ukrainian Politics | On Assignment with Richard Engel | MSNBC"

  1. Chad Christman | October 18, 2019 at 7:58 PM | Reply

    Who does that sound like. Treats the government as his own house.

  2. Stupidity is a must requirement to be a trumpunzee

  3. Flavius Stilicho | October 18, 2019 at 8:01 PM | Reply

    *WHEN THIS IS OVER* We are going to sanction Russia into the stone age and _CRUSH_ Russia’s midget economy.

  4. donnette coley | October 18, 2019 at 8:03 PM | Reply

    MSNBC can you stop operating like a supermarket tabloid and show the bodies off woman and children in the street of Syria how working to help us causing them their life come we need to see why we should have defended our allies

  5. Trump had no intention of giving that money to Ukraine till he got caught. Now he has given Putin Syria to make amends.

    • Information Smuggler | October 18, 2019 at 8:51 PM | Reply

      convicted in court of MEDDLING in 2016 election in ukrine with doctored black ledger..manfort worked with Podesta’s..

  6. Not sure why the focus is on the prosecutor being fired. Hunter was paid millions of dollars by Ukraine and billions by China. These nations are not stupid and don’t pay for nothing, and they sure as heck didn’t pay for his well-known skills of the trade. And they paid. Without an investigation, we’ll never know what for. Thanks.

    • Mrrogersbestneighbo | October 19, 2019 at 7:15 AM | Reply

      First off, you clearly didn’t watch the video. Nothing was said of the prosecutor. The focus was on the corruption of the former President of Ukraine, who was ousted by popular uprising, who fled to Russia as a result. And as a result of that, Ukrainians gained access to his property to find a ledger showing all the officials/prosecutors/etc… he paid off (including Paul Manafort). Then, Putin being angered by what had happened had invaded parts of Ukraine, first Crimea, then Eastern Ukraine.

      Secondly, correction: *Paid by companies in those countries. Not by the countries themselves. Pretty massive difference. Also, if you believe there was quid pro quo, what favor was given to the Ukrainian energy firm by the US? Or if you believe it was Ukraine that was behind it, what favor did Biden give Ukraine that was against our national security interests?
      Worth noting, the prosecutor that Biden (and the entirety of The West) pushed to have fired WAS NOT investigating Hunter Biden. So the conspiracy theory falls apart, simply based on the fact that that prosecutor HALTED the investigation into the energy company of which Biden was a board member.

      I will say, Hunter Biden being appointed to the board of Ukrainian energy firm without having any previous experience is absolutely unethical nepotism. But by no means is it against the law.

      By your standard of logic, the Trumps themselves have been paid millions of dollars by countries all around the world. Should we investigate them all? (And no, not just by Trump’s own companies).
      Also, what do you think about Trump giving himself a government contract by hosting the G7 AT HIS MOST PROFITABLE PROPERTY? If you care about political corruption/self-enrichment at all in the country, surely that must concern you. That a President of the United States is directly profiting off of the presidency AND from foreign governments who can win favor with the President by paying a high price for their stay. The Founders of the Constitution made it EXPLICITLY CLEAR that this is illegal and laid it out in VERY CLEAR reasoning as to why this is a risk to US National Security.

  7. Power corrupts | October 18, 2019 at 8:17 PM | Reply

    Manafort picked Pence. Ferdinand Marcos, Victor Yanukovich, Mobuto Sese Seko, Suharto in Indonesia…all brutal dictators.
    Manafort helped all of them get “elected” .

  8. Claudy TheArtist | October 18, 2019 at 8:28 PM | Reply

    Pelosi is correct, “All roads lead to Russia”….

  9. This is GOOD 😌🍿

  10. With Trump all roads lead to Putin obviously. Thanks Congresswoman Pelosi.

  11. I feel so bad for Ukraine and the Kurds. These are upstanding people. We should _never_ have allowed this filthy Russian stooge to access the White House. We need to get him out of there! …and all his treasonous GOP enablers too…

  12. MSNBC loves war

  13. everyone needs to see this series. (all politicians are greedy fks)

  14. biden Clintons Bernie sanders and pelosi all should be found and murdereD’

  15. Imagine those hockey guys didn’t allow Putin to score?

  16. America will pay big price for meddling in Russian backyard.

  17. Very scary. I hope you make this documentary available to as many as possible. Most of us are kept in the dark about this.

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