Trump Wields DOJ As Russia, Media Reprise 2016 Roles For 2020 | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

  • Published on Oct 22, 2019
  • Rachel Maddow looks at the curiously quiet treatment of the end of the Hillary Clinton e-mail story that shaped the 2016 election and notes that the media seems no better prepared for Russia's continued online campaigns to help Donald Trump, but for the 2020 election Donald Trump has the power and authority of Attorney General Bill Barr and the DOJ at his disposal. Aired on 10/21/19.
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Comments • 1 927

  • DethSymphony
    DethSymphony 4 minutes ago

    This is a perfect summary. It saddens me to see that this is what American politics has come down to.

  • Betty Giles
    Betty Giles 9 minutes ago

    William Barr...a dirty little trickster!..Not working for the people but working for the corrupt president!...lordy lordy what's next?

  • Marja Tikkanen
    Marja Tikkanen Day ago


    • Marja Tikkanen
      Marja Tikkanen Day ago

      CHRISTIE too locking the Bridge ND FLYN ms LINDSEY JIM JORDON ALL THE F>>> GOP they are Worse in the Goverment

  • Roger Whittle
    Roger Whittle 5 days ago

    I was away on holiday that week and had no access to my confuser. Had I seen this episode and this block, it would have spoiled my holiday. Rachael makes things so clear, by crossing all the 'T's and dotting all the 'I's, then she drops all the implications on you from a great height and that hurts. I can remember posting on the (now defunct? ) Maddowblog , the day after the 2016 election, that America was phucked. Things have swung back and forth a bit since then, but I still think America is phucked. Rex Tillerson had it right; Trump is a phucking moron. In fact, he is The Phucking Moron.

  • Adam C
    Adam C 6 days ago

    lock them all up together. All criminals!

  • Derek Lemon
    Derek Lemon 8 days ago

    "Any pressure from republicans and he [The President] caves" - Because Mueller had stated that he could be prosecuted once he leaves office and republicans hold the power to remove him? They might hold that over his head.

  • Nathaniel Anderson
    Nathaniel Anderson 11 days ago

    I turned off my Facebook page. Aparently, it won't turn off totally, but I don't get Facebook on my device. However, Facebook stalks my email address on a daily basis, with temptations of likes, friend requests, and other things.

  • Nathaniel Anderson
    Nathaniel Anderson 11 days ago

    I don't check any of my emails. I am afraid I will get a virus.

  • Paulie figueroa
    Paulie figueroa 13 days ago +1


  • Paulie figueroa
    Paulie figueroa 13 days ago

    MR Conman Trump is next to go to prison. LOCK HIM UP!

  • S Burgos
    S Burgos 14 days ago

    Gonna need a lot of rope to hang all those Democrat traitors. Pity Conyers and Cummings dodged the noose.

  • Peggy Trawick
    Peggy Trawick 14 days ago

    Rudy Giuliani is now a person of interest.

  • Peggy Trawick
    Peggy Trawick 14 days ago +2

    Trump said “corruption here corruption there corruption everywhere”

  • Peggy Trawick
    Peggy Trawick 14 days ago +1

    Joe Biden has a son who works in Ukraine

  • Peggy Trawick
    Peggy Trawick 14 days ago +1

    Nancy Pelosi didn’t want to cause any harm but ultimately she had to impeach him (i.e. Donald Trump)

  • Peggy Trawick
    Peggy Trawick 14 days ago +2

    Hillary Clinton “but her e-mails” No persuasive evidence

  • Jerry Briardy
    Jerry Briardy 15 days ago

    Maddow is doing just as much damage as the Russians. If the DNC was working for Clinton, they are going to also work for Biden. Maddow lives in a mansion and is worth tens of millions of dollars. Her interests are not the same interests as the working class.

  • Dorothy Zink
    Dorothy Zink 16 days ago

    I support Bernie and oppose Biden, and I'm living in SoCal and I'm not Russian. I have valid reasons for so doing that involve Biden's refusal to represent all Americans instead of Big Money, your refusal to acknowledge said valid reasons notwithstanding. Do not impune those who support other candidates or you are behaving just like Russia.

  • Lester Starks
    Lester Starks 16 days ago +1

    When all the cards fall, Trump may not be the only one being impeached !

  • Lester Starks
    Lester Starks 16 days ago

    Russians attending Trumps 2016 campaign activities was evidence enough there was conspiracy going on !

  • Lester Starks
    Lester Starks 16 days ago

    The American people got their eyes on Putin and Trump for 2020 ! Their misinformation will not fly !

  • Cory Brantley
    Cory Brantley 16 days ago

    Trump2020. Everything is fixing to come to light. MAGA. This is nothing but reassurance that the 2016 russia probe was a hoax and only to destroy President Trump.

  • Todd Olson
    Todd Olson 16 days ago +1

    WOW ALL The emails were found wow! These are a complete disease for Republicans!

  • peter baxter
    peter baxter 16 days ago +1

    In every case we look back with hindsight and realize Bernie Sanders was right. It may be a good idea to listen to him now.

  • Tseleng Botlhole
    Tseleng Botlhole 16 days ago +1

    Here we go again....
    Mueller 📢📢📢
    Where art thou???!!!

  • illGottenGains
    illGottenGains 16 days ago

    Impeachment proceedings? No, wrong again.

  • victorianmelody46
    victorianmelody46 16 days ago +1

    People need to wake up, and start talking about Russians opening an aluminum factory in Kentucky!

  • Gregory M
    Gregory M 17 days ago

    No Russian collusion , but plenty of Democrat conspiracy to deny the TRUTH

  • Jeff Harnack
    Jeff Harnack 17 days ago +1


  • jay izquierdo
    jay izquierdo 17 days ago

    both parties are cut from the same cloth........divide and conquer.

  • Rich Ott
    Rich Ott 17 days ago

    I hate to say it but, it was never about whether or not she was guilty. The process itself was enough to get a criminal elected. Now he is trying it again.

  • c. j. macq
    c. j. macq 17 days ago

    ALERT! I just read where BARR has illegally assigned a special prosecutor to start a CRIMINAL investigation into the allegations and circumstances leading to the mueller probe. this is what HE LEGALLY should've done concerning trump's criminal actions concerning Ukraine. but instead he's using his and trump's corruption to turn the DOJ and the FBI against trump's accusers and investigators! THIS IS SERIOUSLY CRIMINAL! under trump our ENTIRE GOVT has gone completely rogue and berserk! ALL OF THE CABINET, the DEPTS and THE GOP have become COMPLETELY CORRUPTED! willing to overlook and commit ANY crime to protect TRUMP!

  • MisterAMuck
    MisterAMuck 17 days ago

    I'd say the left isn't handling a taste of their own medicine very well. A SCIF, yes that's where the Classified Documents came from that were found on Hillary's basement servers.

    • Pat Doyle
      Pat Doyle 17 days ago

      Sure, "you'de say" that, because you are a moron.

  • SecondLifeDesigner
    SecondLifeDesigner 17 days ago

    Wait! Did the DOJ find the 30,000 missing emails? That is awesome news if they had and vindicated Hillary. If not then they really can't say for sure if she had or hadn't. Personally I hate Trump. Hillary would have been a thousand times better president but Bernie will be a million times better president. :)

  • Peter Foster
    Peter Foster 17 days ago

    Best pizza 🍕 time to go home 🏡 night I

  • Chas Murphy
    Chas Murphy 17 days ago +2

    Anyone else new here shitwatching because they want to watch Madcow unravel over the incoming killshot of her narrative? #CantDisbarTheBarr

  • Kevin Garren
    Kevin Garren 17 days ago +1

    Uhm thats not true lol. They sited over 30 people that had broken rules and LAWS from Hillary's state dept! So what is Rachel talking about? More and more and more Fake News from good ole Rach. Who still watches her and believes ANYTHING she says??

    • Chas Murphy
      Chas Murphy 17 days ago

      It's noble that you put that comment on here. I'm sure even her viewers that tried factchecking your comment still gave it a thumbs down.
      "In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

  • doctordeduction
    doctordeduction 17 days ago

    Trump didn't necessarily want dirt on Joe Biden and family in his Ukraine squeeze play. What he wanted more than anything else was to be able to say that the Ukraine is now conducting investigations into the "Biden's corruption" as he runs against Biden in 2020. Trump knows that just like Hillary's email "scandal" was a nothing burger, the Trump demanded and incited Ukraine investigations he tried to start against Joe Biden are also a nothing burger. Trump, the slimiest, most corrupt politician in US history is once again rolling out a Putin/KGB style smear campaign against a less corrupt political opponent. He will soon be chanting "lock him up" for the stench of corruption he himself manufactured while standing neck deep in his own stinking criminal sewage. Trump calling anyone else human scum is an incredible irony.

  • 1Jerry Camacho
    1Jerry Camacho 17 days ago +1

    @ [11:00 -11:03] "No specific intent" I think they mean that the articles digressed in ways that seemed unintelligible. If that is the case then I can assure you that is a search engine manipulation that business marketing is well aware of. What this does is make it so these articles appear in searches and "recommendations" through the many algorithms used to bring ads and suggested content to the people. The reason for this should be obvious considering the content information.

    • Chas Murphy
      Chas Murphy 17 days ago +1

      Wrong-think detected. Wrong-think detected. User @JerryCamacho has detected the algorithm structure. Proceed to squelching protocol.

  • Projectheureka
    Projectheureka 17 days ago

    Yo any fellow Secular folks in here today ?
    Do me a favor: Try to repost the below or just ALL the links in it anywhere on TVclip and be amazed the fanatic religiosity powered "Alternative Reality" Algorithms censoring machine . LMAO Seriously thou, try to repost the below posted somewhere else on YouTubs and make screen shots and screen recordings, pleAse:

    • Chas Murphy
      Chas Murphy 17 days ago +1

      I don't understand, which links are you referring to?

  • Pam Ryan
    Pam Ryan 17 days ago

    Biden isn't corrupt at all, is he? Ditto the DNC. Rachel thinks your heads zip up at the back. Is she right?

  • mleise
    mleise 17 days ago

    As a member of humanity, I welcome the opportunity to hold Donald John Trump accountable for his character! Yeah, sounds about right. :o)

  • Rani Rich
    Rani Rich 17 days ago +1

    Clinton Emails? Judicial Watch has the actual FOIA'S , be careful not to lie Maddow!

  • Berg Djelderian
    Berg Djelderian 17 days ago +1

    Quid pro quo. we have to thank Donald trump for learning that latin word.

  • Toinen Osoite
    Toinen Osoite 17 days ago

    Excellent points!

  • Ghostban Deeznuts
    Ghostban Deeznuts 17 days ago

    Russia Rachel and Hillary the Horrible together with Russia forever. Both assets and want to take down America, the plan was thwarted when donald trump won and they are doing all they can to try and brainwash people into these Russian delusions when they are the spies. This is espionage and Rachel’s folks declared themselves as Russians upon reaching this country. Look it up. Claim to be something else but declared themselves Russians on public record........she is a Russian asset. There is proof and Hillary is working with them to take make our people split and to try to make us socialist so we will fail. THEIR MISSION IS TO TAKE DOWN OUR PRESIDENT BECAUSE HE IS DOING TOO WELL FOR THE COUNTRY.

  • Whirlwind S
    Whirlwind S 17 days ago

    AOC is right. Facebook should not take political adverts. Just stop. You don't need the 💰.

    • Whirlwind S
      Whirlwind S 17 days ago

      Let start a crowd funding campaign for ambassadors, state department employees to help them pay for attorneys.

  • Just Me
    Just Me 17 days ago

    Russia is at the helm driving trumps reelection. Congress is too slow trumps always two steps ahead. Will russian aligarch provide fake documents to prove trumps innocence

  • Whirlwind S
    Whirlwind S 17 days ago +2

    Barr will turn his 2016 I into a lying spectacle like he did for the Mueller report. DISTRACT.

  • warpo007
    warpo007 17 days ago

    THINK ONCE, THINK TWICE. THINK DON'T SOCIAL MEDIA. (yes i'm aware of the irony)

  • Mdlclass Worker
    Mdlclass Worker 17 days ago

    We are watching the US being turned into a dictatorship, Barr needs to be impeached along with Trump and pence, the whole GOP is rotten to the core

  • Don Sloan
    Don Sloan 17 days ago

    The left is divided in half because you haven't Ben able to do your failed should be gone ......

  • Don Sloan
    Don Sloan 17 days ago

    You and Don pathetic idiot's and the people that believe you

  • Don Sloan
    Don Sloan 17 days ago +1


  • Don Sloan
    Don Sloan 17 days ago

    You are so pethetic. .......anybody that doesn't agree with your views ...

  • ϯ RεηyѴαy
    ϯ RεηyѴαy 18 days ago

    On a spiritual level ... and considering that most Trump supporters are self-proclaimed Christians ... these false-equivalencies perpetrated by the media in general is doing them no favors ... a free and open media is supposed to be a check on corruption in politics ... the media has to start calling out the wrongs loudly .. imagine how different things would be if Al Gore who actually one the election on both the electoral and popular count against Bush ... how different our world would be now ... He wasn’t our President due to republican dirty tricks during the re-count in FL just like this ridiculous storming of intel
    Committees impeachment inquiry
    I think it is going to be alarming to the conservatives and republicans when they realize they have been listening to the Russians this whole time ... how could they not see themselves as traitors to our country .. it’s going to be abundantly clear to all very soon and undeniable to even the staunchest Trump supporters ... because that was God’s intent all along in having Pres Trump be President ... it was to put the corruption and hypocrisy of the Republican Party right in our face so we couldn’t help but see it.
    To most Americans this is already abundantly obvious .. it’s alarming how President Trump’s supporters still refuse to look at it .... its speaks to the state of their spirituality ... and does not bode well for them.
    The point being when the media doesn’t call out the wrongs ... on both sides ... when the media plays this false-equivalency game ... they are doing so much harm on so many levels .. ppl right now in America and in Yemen and on the border and now the Kurds are all suffering because the truth is not in the public arena anymore.
    Keep fighting the good fight Ms. Rachel Maddow ..., unlike the conservative right would have you believe .. God has your back and He is fighting with you every step of the way and that I know is the truth.
    God Bless

  • Frank Chase
    Frank Chase 18 days ago

    I would cut Putin's heart out, and feed it to the feral cats who roam my neighborhood. Trump and his cultists are traitors to America. Check out Dmytro Firtash, and follow the thread. He is up to his neck with Barr, Trump, Manafort, Giuliani, and his two recently arrested comrades. Follow the money.

  • Lori Wise
    Lori Wise 18 days ago

    New York City Bar Association
    I’m at my breaking point!!! I am an extremely concerned citizen of the United States of Americ. What I am witnessing is beyond treasonous behavior from Atty. General Bill Barr. As such, he is bound to rules and a code of Ethics, is he not? He is not impartial nor is he honst. I DEMAND that he be DISBARRED. This Country is better than him and Trump. We are witnessing a Coup. Please, take action. This is NOT a Joke. Do. Something. For. Your. Country!! - at Ohio.

  • acemarcola
    acemarcola 18 days ago +1

    The story I didn’t hear was that Bernie Sanders🇺🇸 had a rally and over 25,000 people showed up to hear AOC endorsed Bernie Sanders A rally larger than any other Democratic candidate has seen this campaign !

  • Shanga Mcnair
    Shanga Mcnair 18 days ago