Why Are Republicans So Afraid Of Lev Parnas? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

One of the key players in the Ukrainian scandal is due in court today, where he could have his bail revoked. But why are Republicans so afraid of him? Real Clear Politics Associate Editor A.B. Stoddard joins Stephanie Ruhle with the answer. Aired on 12/17/19.
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Why Are Republicans So Afraid Of Lev Parnas? | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

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  1. Republicans are afraid of the truth. The facts will mean they lose jobs and we can get back to making good decisions for America.

    1. Moscow Mitch knows he’s going to lose next re-election and so does Graham so they need Trump to pardon them ALL when they are indicted.

    2. @James Jones Trolls are all out. I had one say to me: “I am sorry your three (3) Masters degrees in Lesbian interpretive dance did not work out. GET A JOB. WELDING and get out of your mother’s basement.” I also saw it repeated later in some comments to other people.” I especially like the one where they say, “Tell me exactly what page of the (name report here) that it says what you are saying. Do your research” That one shows up a lot. Ignore them and move on they are Botts or Trolls. I wrote a word salad of nonsense to one of them, noe response said, “Take a pill.” LOL Pretty funny but NOT funny!

    3. Tom Jones Itโ€™s great to be living in these prosperous times. Everyone is working,at least the ones that want to.๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ

    1. Cue 1st Amend Yes. Iโ€™m glad heโ€™s the top dog ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

  2. DjT wants the majority of voters to accept his criminal conduct, stay home on November 3, 2020 and to ‘throw the fight’ so that he can continue ‘going into the tank’ for putin’s benefit and his “30 pieces of silver”.

    1. But not going to happen. All the replubicans who voted for him because they couldn’t possibly vote for Hillary see that what she said they are “the deplorables ” we correct are facing reality that she was right all along will not be duped again and he’s only left with his 35% which he can not win with them.

    2. At some point, albeit perhaps too late, a few corporations are going to wake up to the reality that without a strong middle class as purchasers, capitalism will die along with their amassed fortunes. Especially if/when the U.S. petro dollar goes in the tank (thanks to the GOP backing Russian energy). With hundreds of billions of dollars in projected losses, my guess, is that somewhere along the way, some giant corporations with the ability to subcontract to a certain type of entity, will partner to stop Trump and Co., dead in its tracks. Emphasis on “dead.”

    3. Gaetano Vindigni But his numbers are up and the Democrats are down. And the Deporables are United ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    4. Sherriee Byrse yโ€™all are so decisional…it scary! I mean how many times weโ€™ll yโ€™all have to be lied to by the democrats& their puppets before yโ€™all will start questioning their credibility?

  3. They are scared that people will find out that the Republicans went to Russia on the 4 th, of July last year

    1. @Some Person When the h did I ever say that?? NOT ! He is NOT above the law… and you are a waste of my time.

    2. @Linda Lauer “it still will not change the outcome that you will see” I agreed. Maybe you should work on your trolling if you’re going to keep trying, you seem to trigger yourself while attempting to edit your punctuation…๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

    1. That’s cute you still buy that narrative. Is Horowitz also on the Putin payroll? We found the only candidate that sought out, welcomed, and paid for foreign influence was the Dems.

  4. The forest was shrinking, but the trees kept voting for the Axe, for the Axe was cleaver and convinced the Trees that because his handle was made of wood, he was one of them.” Turkish Proverb

  5. Putin runs the Republican Party and thatโ€™s why theyโ€™re trying to keep everything covered up nice and tight.

    1. Why does trump demand the translator notes to be confiscated during his Russian meetings? Why is Paul Manafort Rick gates and many others in Trumps circle serving prison sentences for Russian related crimes? How can idiots still spew BS saying Trump & Russia is a hoax? These must be the same idiots that believe in flat earth and shape shifting lizard people?

    1. Republicans should revisit the Prevezon case under the Obama administration. I find it really strange that Federal prosecutors in New York announced the settlement with Russian businessman Denis Katsyv, the owner of Prevezon Holdings, on May 12, just three days before jury selection was set to begin in the case.

      Under the settlement, none of Prevezon Holdings’ companies admitted wrongdoing.The settlement brings to a close more than three years of court battles by U.S. prosecutors seeking to seize more than $20 million in real estate and bank accounts from Prevezon. This would tie the Obama administration to the case since many of these operatives Including Parnas was in NY at the time.

    2. @Michael Carter LOL Good one. Trump was really slurring his words bad the other day. Scared he is demented or taking Xanax which can cause people to go ballastic, violent and irrational when dosage is lowered. Another Syria on the way? Yes, Afghanistan last night!! Holy crap!

    3. @Joy Phillips good one comrades.. keep deflect to whataboutism… spreading lies with no facts at all.. in fact why just stop there? I remember Obama goes to my hometown, Indonesia couple time, why not ties Obama with radical Islamic Indonesian since he’s been here before? Or Arabs? Surely Obama went to Saudi before, right? And china too, i hear Obama is super Chinese agents and let’s not forget his birth certificate-gate, he is originally from africa, right? Oh boy.. this is what happened if republiCUNTS meddle with commie Russia, just spin everything suits to their narrative.. republiCUNTS = COMMUNIST in christianity suits

    1. Seriously, I _want_ the FBI to spy on candidates to ensure they aren’t foreign agents.
      That’s my idea of them _doing their job_
      ALL candidates running for high office.

    2. Forget it! Supreme Court gave us Citizens United (nice name, huh?), where money talks. Big money talks the loudest.

    3. Street Lampey *Republican Senators and Congressmonsters have been paid by Putin through the National Rifle Association so won’t convict Trump. So corrupt!*

    1. @Patrick Kennedy Nunes is a weird guy and trying to get in on a big payout from Russians too? Not all that money is going to campaigns, a lot going in pockets in cash. Donations to questionable non-profits should be looked at.

    2. @D B He did have a guilty look on his face during the whole House Intelligence hearing.and said some lame stuff to his audience of one (#1). LOL

  6. Moscow Mitch knows that heโ€™s going down for both his and his wifeโ€™s own illegal actions… Moscow Mitch needs trump to stay in power so that Moscow Mitch and wife donโ€™t goto jail….๐Ÿ˜ณ

    1. Charles T This is the last chance for these old guys to rip off every cent they can before the are just another 100 episode Documentary.on the History Channel. Right next to Ancient Aliens and no one will believe THEM either. Do you think some people are in denial because all of this is just toooo insane to believe. I mean, who the heck would do this stuff? Tom Clancey couldn’t make it up. On second thought, he probably could. Especially the Syria 180 in the middle of the night.

    2. YUP. Made teh Op-Ed page of the NYTimees back in October/Nov. 2019: I wish I still had this article BUT I’m sure Its on line

  7. The republicans are willing to cover up treason and corruption. Those people are despicable, in every possible way.

    1. Yes but you have to keep in mind that in their view, Hilary got away with deleting her emails( which everyone on the right and many on the left think would have exposed Clinton foundation crimes) and Benghazi. So they think that two wrongs make a right(wing).

    2. @Ken Fields Until this last few years Kenny I didn’t realize how ignorant and arrogant most men are. Congrats for reinforcing that belief. Now get your head back up there. Stay boy, stay. You’ve lots of company and won’t be lonely. See you on the barricades November 2020.

  8. History will prove Nancy Pelosi right when she accurately described this period we live in with these words ” All roads lead to Putin “.

    1. Say what you want but Nancy is a complete loon .Just the other day one of her finest dropped his pants in Safeway and took a dump on the floor . Ya go Nancy and supporters soon you will swim in it

  9. Trump is so crooked, when he dies, they’re going to have to screw him into the ground. Why are so many Americans blind to this?? SMH

    1. Itโ€™s not that they are blind is the bribes and pay offs for votes or to brainwash them to do his dirty work .

    1. @Epoh Ecnatsnoc Also, Morons Are Grifting America, in light of all the self-serving by Trump’s nepotistic family appointments and others who paid their way in.

    1. Relax Good I know. It looks like some past administration and FBI will be next โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

    1. I bet this is the biggest Scandal of all times. America has been con by the biggest Con of all times. Got to give it to Trump he Con the United States of America, and brainwashing some along the way.

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