WaPo: Trump “Jokes” About Pardons To Fast Track Border Wall | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

WaPo: Trump “Jokes” About Pardons To Fast Track Border Wall | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC 1


President Trump wants his border wall so badly, he is reportedly willing to issue pardons for anyone involved in constructing the wall who has to break the wall to get it finished by Election Day. Chris Jansing is joined by Reuters’ Jeff Mason, University of Texas Professor Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, and Republican Political Consultant Shermichael Singleton to discuss whether the president is really “just kidding.”
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WaPo: Trump “Jokes” About Pardons To Fast Track Border Wall | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

54 Comments on "WaPo: Trump “Jokes” About Pardons To Fast Track Border Wall | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC"

  1. I’m sure his family and Moscow Mitch will be at the top of his pardon list…

    • @Don Williams “The President’s efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests.”

    • @Don Williams “The conclusion that Congress may apply the obstruction laws to the President’s corrupt exercise of the powers of office accords with our constitutional system of checks and balances and the principle that no person is above the law.”

    • @Mainely orders? Funny how mcghan was interviewed for 30 hours yet the Mueller report seemed as if it was 15..20 minutes. Hmmm

    • @Mainely and as the committee proved and Mueller agreed, he had no power nor does any prosecutor have the ability to exonerate anyone. Not to mention Mueller himself said there was insufficient evidence to charge him. Watch the testimony again if you’re confused.

  2. why is this man still in office..we should hold a special election or should have..we are a world joke now

  3. Dudly Baggerman | August 28, 2019 at 5:16 PM | Reply

    Trump for Prison ! And anyone that goes along with Breaking the Law !

    • @Mr Jones How many of what you mentioned has Trump been Arrested For??

    • @Bobby…All of these crimes were either committed after Trump became president, or they came to light from information gathered when Cohen’s offices were raided. DOJ policy states that a sitting president cannot be indicted on criminal charges. Trump is also doing everything he can to obstruct these investigations. The tax, bank, and insurance fraud that SDNY are pursuing against Trump were, as I said, only discovered when Cohen’s offices were raided, and Trump has been obstructing the investigation by filing injunctions to prevent the release of records from Deutsche bank and Mazars, Trump’s accounting firm. Trump will eventually lose, and the records will be released, and he will face justice.

    • Dudly Baggerman | August 29, 2019 at 1:21 AM | Reply

      Bobby u are not from the USA ! I know that because if u were ,, U would know Y we in the USA dont like any country messing in our elections ! Im sorry ur a stupid person

    • Dudly Baggerman | August 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM | Reply

      Well bobby , i care about the USA and allso millions of people do care ! Bobby M. People like u dont care because u have No Morals ! Pure Skum

  4. Chill out freedom and democracy loving Americans, it’s O.K. he is MY dictator. Yes that was sarcasm.

  5. Can we just lock up the Trump Family. There like so much evidence on this idiots breaking the law.

  6. Trump wasn’t joking he wants to be dictator real bad.

    • Crystal Giddens | August 28, 2019 at 7:22 PM | Reply

      @Mr.D Simpson so give them your guns then!

    • @Crystal Giddens this country would be better off without them. This isn’t the wild west anymore.

    • Crystal Giddens | August 28, 2019 at 7:31 PM | Reply

      @Mr.D Simpson yes but we have a madman trying to become dictator so is it really time to give him your guns?

    • You are correct he wants to be a dictator and his treasonous supporters want it too.
      Dictator: a person who behaves in an autocratic way.
      Autocrat: someone who insists on complete obedience from others; an imperious or domineering person.
      Hardly the behavior we should expect from an elected official.

    • @Don Williams By the simple definitions I have shared below, he has been doing it since day one.

  7. TheOriginal Lee | August 28, 2019 at 5:31 PM | Reply

    Last time a guy said to me “I was only joking!” , I was 14, old enough to see right through it and I dumped him.

  8. Michael Schwartz | August 28, 2019 at 5:33 PM | Reply

    “It’s not his fault! He has a great side, you just won’t see it! He only hits us because we cry!” – White House Staffers

  9. how can someone with no sense of humor make jokes ?


    • @LAST CALL now we got someone here with no musical ability and possibly tone deaf trying to be a musical artist. try AGT first and see if you can get past cowell.

  10. ObamaisnextLincoln | August 28, 2019 at 5:34 PM | Reply

    *Let’s build the wall… And keep Trump out of the US*

  11. Michael Schwartz | August 28, 2019 at 5:34 PM | Reply

    Why would spanky worry about the cost? It’s not like he intends to pay for it. He never does

    • Well he isnt getting Payed the Presidents salary and Bonuses..

    • Michael Schwartz | August 29, 2019 at 12:04 AM | Reply

      @Bobby Yeah, I’m sure he’s not profiting off of the office AT ALL. Totally in-character. Not to mention the part where we’re paying for the constant golf trips

  12. This is the same guy that said that he would pardon himself.

  13. Trump , telling people to break the law is breaking the law. Invoke # 25 on # 45.

    • 45 + 1. Trump AND Pence gotta go at the same time.

    • Dorientje Woller | August 28, 2019 at 8:18 PM | Reply

      Use #2, anyone walking on your land illegally is trespassing. BTW, the #2 is written to prevent this kind of situation, when your own government pretends to be above the law and want to seize your land.

    • *25/45 before 2020!!!*

    • David Ellis

      His cabinet members don’t think he’s being a bad boy.

      Senator McConnell doesn’t think he’s bad, either. So never mind a Senate conviction in case the House of Representatives decides to impeach.

  14. Hyman O'Cohann | August 28, 2019 at 5:50 PM | Reply

    Build 2 walls mebbe 10 foot apart, put all the Trumpeters in then they will be safe.

  15. CCJJ160Channels | August 28, 2019 at 5:50 PM | Reply

    You would have to be out of your mind to break the law for this president and trust that he’ll just pardon you.

  16. Are you sure they didn’t say “He is a joke?” They should not forget the state crimes they would be committing in the name of Dear Leader.

  17. There are no checks and balances becasue Moscow Mitch is compromised by Russia and so is Bill Barr. Lots of traitors to this country in this administration. The criminal trials are going to be epic.

  18. Undoubtedly, Barr will be history’s most obtuse Attorney General.

  19. Peggy Trawick | August 28, 2019 at 7:14 PM | Reply

    Trump himself is a national security threat.


    Im sure Republicans would LOVE to give up their land

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