US Intel Briefed Senators That Ukraine Theory Is Russian Op: NYT | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Julian Barnes, national security reporter for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about new reporting that senators received at least one classified briefing on the fact that the Ukraine election meddling conspiracy theory is Russian disinformation designed to help Russia and hurt the United States. Aired on 11/22/19.
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70 Comments on "US Intel Briefed Senators That Ukraine Theory Is Russian Op: NYT | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. Our own president and Republican lawmakers are knowingly spreading Russian propaganda and disinformation… let that sink in a minute!

    • Back to Russia-gate. Ok 🙂

    • Max Smith list a source please.

    • @Max Smith It is still a theory if those in jail are there because of the Russia backed interference in 2016! Don’t forget, the Ukrainian govt in place in 2016 was still very much pro Russia!

    • All to stay in power and keep their seats

    • If republicans continue to spread the Ukraine election interference conspiracy theory Ukraine will become an enemy of the US. This would be disastrous for Ukraine and threaten our own national security. Ukraine will become our enemy and Russia will become our ally. This is an extremely dangerous conspiracy theory and NOT just a trivial defense of the president.

  2. It is strange why Trump prefers to believe Putin rather than his own intelligence. What is wrong with the guy?

    • Trump has been laundering oligarch moneys for years. That’s probably enough.

    • A. Long “what is wrong with the guy?” where does one start in a list sooo long. Dementia ? No, just narcissistic, sociopathic behaviour from a greedy, ugly, easily led fool!

    • Must you ask that question “what is wrong with trump?” Short answer is… Trump is a psychopath.

    • @OUdaveguy Your idiotic comment is definitely not worth bothering with. Look at a map, study strategy, AND then study history—and you’ll know why the Russians and Chinese do…not…get…along.

      If that weren’t definitive enough, kowtowing to a bully who seek to destablize us simply because they might align with another enemy isn’t something I’m particularly keen about. Spread your cowardly defeatism elsewhere.

  3. Russian disinformation, is bad enough as it is, but it’s even worse when it’s coming from fox, the current president, and his defenders. It should be reported that these traitors are all willing partners in Russia’s disinformation campaign on America. And they should be treated as a threat to America, because that’s what they are.

    • It should be reported that this network protects the DNC which is a traitor and partnered with the Ukraine for a disinformation campaign and a smear campaign against Trump including helping to make the dirty dossier which is unverified till this day. DNC and you willing cattle are a threat to America AND the constitution and should be eliminated.

    • I honestly think that you are an employee or paid troll to make this stupid comments when there is proof on the opposite. More than it is for this because 3 years and Millions of dollars and raided homes is enough and you found not enough. Period. You are paid traitors and your day will come. You can give yourself upvotes and highlight your own comments. Your day will come. And long live the alternative media you will be only in history books when all is done. Propaganda will be AGAIN illegal to be used on americans which it is not now thanks to Obama.

    • Yal NA is a Russian UI

    • Hang em all, treason

    • Yes sure I am. Who else would be so stupid to be over here writing. You guys are a lost cause. Look at your viewership its not high…

  4. lil jack russell | November 23, 2019 at 4:35 AM | Reply

    Trump is a traitor working for the betterment of Russia. Anyone that doesn’t see this are either blind or blind…

    • James Jones She is Trumps Russian handler.

    • Trump supporters are blind, deaf and dumb.

    • 0 facts back up any of you Dems. statements. Just parroting the media doeant mean you know what you are talking about.

    • Betternent of Russia was true two years ago.

      He tried to get drilling resumed in Russia when he first took office.

      He signed more sanctions on Russia in his first year, but then refused to implement them for more than a year.

      Exxon Mobil has 83% of it new drilling contracts in Russia, who was under sanctions that was preventing their business.

      Without ever meeting him, Trump made Tillerson the Secretary of State. (Tillerson was the CEO at Exxon Mobil.)

  5. Primo Benavides | November 23, 2019 at 4:49 AM | Reply

    The House needs to align themselves with patriotic generals & admirals and devise a fallback plan to roundup, incarcerate and get rid of this communist infiltration and threat to the National Security of the US. When republican congressmen and senators aid and abet an enemy of the United States they are all guilty of treason. Respectfully USN Retired. Out!

  6. Drumpf:
    “Put’in has told me, that he never did anything wrong… and I believe him… I take his word for that… why would he do anything wrong? He’s a great guy. He’s a strong leader. I know him very well. Why would he do anything wrong? Why would he be… just think about how much the people of Rush’ya love him! He’s just a great leader. Why would he say that he didn’t do anything wrong, if he actually did? People don’t think about that. They love him, because he’s just a strong guy… and people can see that. He’s the strongest leader they’ve had. He told me, that he didn’t do it. Ukraine did some horrible things… not Rush’ya.
    I follow his orders, because he has a video tape filmed at a mos’cow hotel room, where I am having a very great time with peeing hook…”
    Forget the last part… I never said that. It’s fake news… thank you… thank you, thank you (“said” with only his lips moving).

  7. Now you know why Graham is toeing the Trump line and getting donations from Russians.

    • I think you hit the nail on the head. We can all agree Trumpy, the Senate Republicans, and Graham are all getting big bucks from somewhere considering their actions. The big question is, especially if it is a foreign power or Russia, why isn’t the F.B.I. or C.I.A. looking into this? The U.S. is being bought off by foreign countries and these watch- dog agencies just sit on their hands? We assume their paychecks still come monthly. What is wrong with this picture?

  8. Quit the political correctness and mealy-mouthed waffle. The rest of the world sees it as it is, Russia meddling. Period

  9. Were Moscow Mitch and Leningrad Lindsey there? Did they listen or even care? The gop is the grand old putin party, established in 2016

    • loft306 DangerMaus | November 23, 2019 at 12:23 PM | Reply

      Île-de- France She didn’t have your picture to hang as your inept WH staff never sent them to any gov’t office or agency much less embassys/consulates until late 2018🙄, and in the interim suggested they print one off the WH DOT GOV site.

    • loft306 DangerMaus so you’re talking directly to trump then? 🤣

    • loft306 DangerMaus tRump lied in that interview! *Color me shocked!*

      Pictures *were* up in the embassy!

  10. All roads lead to Putin!
    Q: Why did Republicans cross the road?
    A: The Russian agents on the other side!

  11. Trump’s desperate plea to Republicans: “Us crooks and traitors have to stick together!”

  12. We are getting closer and closer to hearing the deep reason behind why the GOP leadership are doing everything to stop us from getting to the truth. As the saying goes, follow the (Russian) money……

  13. The question Schiff vitally needed to pose to Dr. Hill: “Is not Russia greatly aided in its efforts–and the U.S. made more vulnerable and weak–by Republicans who continually denigrate and diminish the hard work of the FBI, our intelligence agencies, and our best prosecutors, through their heedless gross misrepresentation of the Mueller report and by ignoring its critically important findings?”

    • ​@stealthballer ~It needs to be on the Congressional impeachment record that our intelligence agencies fully support the critical work of the Mueller Report, while publicly debunking “Mueller hoax” crackpot conspiracy theory widely promulgated by GOP and Russian operatives.

      Tend to agree, but do not despair! Only thing needed is a bit more convincing of some of our fellow Americans, allowing them to fully feel the folly of their foolish ways!

      Republican asks us for a hamburger, we going to give them a turkey hot dog with all the fixin’s! When they call up their house is on fire, we going to send over our best animal control officer, lickety-split! Maybe they’ll finally learn something about telling truth from lies, being able to trust their fellow citizens, and not stupidly tearing down our democratic institutions and norms, do you think?

    • YES! The GOP is counting on Russia and Ukraine to elect the trump for them in 2020. They want to make all Republicans Happy and they want all Democrats to be dead.

    • …what made the US a joke in the world are its countless meddlings, robberies and genocides in other countries…main criminal: the CIA.

    • @Deanna Delmar …if that weakens the USA in a way so that it cannot continue to meddle, rob and murder in other countries any more it will be a good thing if Trump gets re-elected.

    • @Adam Nedam You have to give up the constitution to take that stance.

      Seems like that’s fine with you. That is an un-american opinion, if you are one.

  14. If /when 45 goes down, be sure Pence goes with him.

  15. It’s very simple: the Trump administration is the first in American history that does NOT put America first.

  16. Trump has a ‘Sugar Vladdy’.
    And the addy is doing baddy to his brain.

  17. googlesucks you | November 23, 2019 at 9:10 AM | Reply

    Nunes too. Cause he knew the whole thing, as he setup this debocle?

  18. Megatron Megatron | November 23, 2019 at 10:01 AM | Reply

    The goals of Putin and the Republicans are the same: the destruction of the United States.Never believe a word they say.

  19. This is not a swamp. This is a cesspool. And the whole administration and trumpublicans are in it up to their eyebrows.

  20. What do you see when you look into Trump’s eyes? Answer: The back of his head.

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