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November 21, 2019


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  • Reply Doug Kawakami November 3, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    This cult leader and his cronies have sworn an oath to protect this god like figure they call donald. The cult leader needs to take his flock out of the country and establish their own religious enterprise for worship where they can rule their own self-serving domain independent of the world around them. He does not fit in this current world of law and well established constitutions.

  • Reply JOHN DUFOUR November 3, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    TrumpyPoo has always used whatever he can to get his deal. His coercive behavior has gone on for years, so much so that he believes that he has done nothing wrong, because it has always worked for him in the past. So blinded by his own beliefs, fundamental attributes have long vanished. His narcistic, sociopathic mind set can not, nor will not, believe that anything should be wrong because he got what he wanted! Regardless of the way he got it, doesn't matter to him!
    "It doesn't matter we won" "Only I can fix it"
    Time for America to get on with its business and throw out the trash. Find someone for America and not for self interests! PEACE

  • Reply George Dunn November 3, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    Because we all live a little bit in the future, we give promises a certain amount of credit.

    How often have we known someone to make a hollow promise and get a "thank you" or a round of applause? At that point, he's done zilch to merit praise, but we think premature gratitude is the polite response.

    That's the kind of approbation people like Trump use to feed their egos. I don't have the precise conversion rates, but say a nice lying assurance gets one-fifth of the approval of a done deed, but doing the actual work is a thousand times harder. The cherry-picking math is something even a Trump can grasp: instead of making good, make five promises. All the praise for 0.5% of the work.

  • Reply Yes I’m Blessed November 3, 2019 at 5:36 pm

    Rachel, you are and will continue to be a legend. You too, Chris. I agree wholeheartedly that people need to be paying attention but sadly, many of them aren't. I'll ask people questions and they can't answer me. Do you know who mcconnell is? How about kavanaugh? graham? Do you know what the Ukraine scandal is about? And many people can't answer a single one of those and other questions. I find that to be one of the scariest things of all.

  • Reply Jennifer Ray November 3, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    gtfoh he should stick to his chopperside chat

  • Reply new man November 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Hey Matthews … WHY ARE YOU YELLING????!!!

  • Reply Augustine November 3, 2019 at 6:20 pm

    He’s burning the Constitution in the fireplace while he “reads” the the transcript

  • Reply jhuang2007 November 3, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    The poll about impeachment is not really an outcome of people's opinion, it's the result of media influence wars!

  • Reply PointingOutObvious November 3, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    I don't want the phone call read to me…I WANT TO HEAR THE WHOLE THING! UNEDITED AND UNCENSORED!!!

  • Reply Barbara Brinkmeyer November 3, 2019 at 6:35 pm

    Trump will back out and depart in a major rage, but Pelosi did remain true to the country … though it sometimes appeared as if she wasn't. There is a division within the U.S.

  • Reply Team Optimistic November 3, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    The people who have access to ALL of the information not sound bites may bring people closer to really understanding the whole scope of this lottery for CROOKs but everybody's still in the dark about what Brittan brought over to the Justice Department pre-election on the people $$$$ standing in line to help take down our Democracy. If President Obama would have jumped on this he would have cried foul way sooner than this but Obama wanted our democracy to work as it should.

    I thank God for those WOKE and True American Citizens who spoke up and continue to speak up. Don't ever stop being honest.

    You need to rebroadcast your 2017 shows..

  • Reply WeedWhacker2010 November 3, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    STOP CALLING IT A "transcript"!!!!! It is a "summary", CLEARLY pointed out on the written pages that were made public. The ACTUAL transcript AND the recordings of that phone call are stored away in a highly secretive NSC Server!!! We MUST have access to that….FOIA now…

  • Reply WeedWhacker2010 November 3, 2019 at 7:28 pm

    Rachel Maddow? I would fly from Los Angeles to New York, or to DC (I once lived there…long story) …but I would journey just to meet you (AND Susan) and buy you dinner. I'd invite my fiance' David along. He grew up in the Bronx, not that it is relevant, but he would talk a lot. David currently resides in DC…not in politics, but he has opinions. So…in an "alternate reality" perhaps someday this will happen…just wanted you (and Susan, hope I got that right) to know that there are actual real people out here who support you.
    Kindest Regards, Tim

  • Reply Michael Moore November 3, 2019 at 7:32 pm

    Fake news and trump will win again in 2020..
    Get your tampons and tissues ready!

  • Reply Michael Moore November 3, 2019 at 7:33 pm

    Rachel Maddow?
    She’s a punk!

    I would love to fight that dude!

  • Reply Michael Moore November 3, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    Rachel has tuna breath..

    She must had fish for lunch, huh?

  • Reply Pat Peacock November 3, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    Well give us the real transcript

  • Reply Stacey Wilcox November 3, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    They will never budge. Just say that, and acknowledge that it’s a cult. Then tell everyone who is listening the facts. He is getting booed at the World Series and UFC fights. People are paying attention

  • Reply Franklin Adams November 3, 2019 at 7:55 pm

    The educated man & woman should know, That 47% is same 47% that voted for the Hockey Mom (Palin) to be VP of the US.

  • Reply Dr. Beau Hightower November 3, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Mr Reagan reads the transcript here https://youtu.be/bMYFZEJwEcE

  • Reply Henk G.D. Luth November 3, 2019 at 8:06 pm

    well…if trump doesn't know what  is wrong with the call, he's just the wrong kind of president.

  • Reply Bill Pii November 3, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    Trump lives in a dream world that only he can see. In short he is completely nuts

  • Reply James Sefcak November 3, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    Those who choose to continue supporting Trump are people who have been fully 'conned' and prefer to stay inside their little world of 'make believe' of pretending?

  • Reply Anthony Smith November 3, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Re Trump's suggestion of a fireside live broadcast- never has the phrase "go down in flames " been more appropriate!

  • Reply Normando Binkier November 3, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    :09 – that is correct. Not even you nancy or your buddy shiff the leaker and liar of the year.

  • Reply Normando Binkier November 3, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    The people elect their president. Not a political party. I'm wondering where the doj or the scotus is on this issue?

  • Reply Grace Torsanko November 3, 2019 at 10:44 pm

    Just to take a break I watched some videos about how stupid (or just not educated about the basics regarding out government, geography, space etc.) people are and it made me understand the high percentage of the no impeachment votes.

  • Reply ruebensfilms November 3, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    What percentage of voters are objectively tuned in to the present day political situation in America? I bet it's in the 30% range at best. Which means the rest of the 70% will vote with bias. Not a winning formula unfortunately.

  • Reply Rosa ingram November 3, 2019 at 11:03 pm

    I have learned a lot

  • Reply reikimonster November 3, 2019 at 11:05 pm

    I'm watching the speaker of the house on colbert on hardball on YouTube.

  • Reply joystickmusic November 4, 2019 at 12:03 am

    Why is this guy always yelling? It's obnoxious.

  • Reply Cynthia Hawkins November 4, 2019 at 1:06 am

    She shares that 'glasses sometimes worn' thing with Anderson Cooper.

  • Reply Ora Broughton November 4, 2019 at 1:42 am

    Pronounce Kal-u- gin speak it fast

  • Reply Scott Cole November 4, 2019 at 1:50 am

    WARNING! Trump will not read the real transcript. I'm guessing he'll read a version of it that exists only in his imagination. After reading his fictitious transcript by the fireside, his followers will be more supportive than ever.

  • Reply Olga Chenault November 4, 2019 at 2:20 am

    Yes, Rachel Maddow has explained it where a woman with two brain surgery and dyslexia
    can understand and follow where she is going with the story. To a very well researched answer.

  • Reply Herman Klump November 4, 2019 at 2:41 am

    Did someone turn the gaslights on? The transcript shows extortion and David Dennison want to have a fireside chat.

  • Reply windandvoidboxer November 4, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Solve this problem: a percentage of Trump supporters only watch Fox/propaganda, and the rest don't watch any news.

  • Reply Perry Clark November 4, 2019 at 3:41 am

    So, the Republicans National Council was aware of Russia's interactions with Trump and at the least knew about the use of Wikileaks without the security chiefs' warnings. Yet 'Moscow Mitch' refused to allow public exposure of the interference. The GOP (gutless outdated profiteers ) then did everything to hide their guilt from Muellar by cooking the investigating powers. What a gormless lot the American public have shown themselves to be.

  • Reply Daryl Leckt November 4, 2019 at 4:12 am

    "impeaching and removing trump from office is the most patriotic action in american history"

    The American People

  • Reply Gary V November 4, 2019 at 6:27 am

    Ha! — Joe Biden seems to be above the law according to Demsi!
    More MSNBC lying and DISGRACEFUL PROPAGANDA styled NEWS as usual!
    MSNBC is a propaganda machine, so let's boycott and get MSNBC out of Airports worldwide.

  • Reply Mr Bluntforce T November 4, 2019 at 6:34 am

    `Inquiry` is`nt pronounced `Incuri` you shmuck!

  • Reply Marco Polo November 4, 2019 at 7:11 am

    people who still believe that trump is being impeached for a phone call, surely also believe that a murderer is sentenced for just holding a gun…A bank robber for talking to a bank teller…

    it's not what you use, but what you use it for….sadly 12 years of bad daycare leave scars in the mind…

  • Reply Jim Battersbee November 4, 2019 at 7:22 am

    White, racist, Christian extremists will not want Trump impeached. The USA is just another fascist shithole.

  • Reply D. Moore November 4, 2019 at 7:25 am

    Wow this is some hypocritical propaganda, pathetic.

  • Reply N.G.H. Calmarena November 4, 2019 at 8:08 am

    "…Follow his logic…" Rachel Maddow said. That's impossible because it's just not there.

  • Reply BlueSunset November 4, 2019 at 8:55 am

    It's okay Rach, here's a scoop, hot off the press https://youtu.be/KXvlpeiZTy0

  • Reply Mary Hjort November 4, 2019 at 9:23 am

    Yes, its a straight call. It was clear as a bell a quid pro quo.

  • Reply googlesucks you November 4, 2019 at 11:14 am

    Syria is just part of the conmans supersrtucture of crime.

    Ukrainian corruption by trump and cronys is protected by the wag the dog of giving the kurds to assad.

    Is this a high crime? Or misdemeanor?

    Did people die?
    Are people dying over the event?

    People dying over this scandal.
    #Ukrainians
    #Kurds
    #Immgrants
    #americans.

    People lose their jobs. Good civil servents trashed by a conman.

  • Reply Jim Murray November 4, 2019 at 11:23 am

    Show sucks.. liers

  • Reply Wassily Kandinsky November 4, 2019 at 11:34 am

    Rachel Maddow, you said you don't get Trump's logic when he says "read the transcript" when the transcript shows his wrongdoing. But his base understands "read the transscript" as if that was proof that there is no wrongdoing there. We should not ignore that Trump ALWAYS chooses his rethoric in order to treat his base. He talks like they think. This tactic of demagoguery should be officially exposed, debunked and analyzed every single day. Create a show: The tactics of demagogs or something like that. I think the USA needs some education here.

  • Reply cooky cooky November 4, 2019 at 12:36 pm

    I dont no about any one else but she has just educated me right now by the way she answered his question thumbs up to you girlfriend ????????

  • Reply marc chesley November 4, 2019 at 12:36 pm

    How are these polls keep changing? One minute 53% say he should be impeached and removed from office than a few days later it drops back down to 49%. Pollsters are making money and their statistical math is junk math! They are no more reliable than the weather man!

  • Reply gagatube November 4, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    As a bystander, let me say this is causing a great deal of interest in the Constitution and how the US tripartate system works – questions are often raised by viewers comments here on YouTube that I'd never previously considered, and which require some reading, and/or further viewing, to find the answers. Case in point is Section 4 of the 25th amendment – when the President's speech becomes slurred, or he talks obvious nonsense, or makes up words, people frequently ask why the 25th isn't being invoked. The answer being that invoking Section 4 of the 25th is the sole prerogative of the Cabinet, requiring a majority of Cabinet Members to vote for such an action (which given they are all appointed by the President, is highly unlikely to happen). So, no matter how much an outsider may say "he's obviously a lunatic!" or words to that effect, it makes no difference. It's not our call.

  • Reply Pam Timmins November 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm

    trump is getting impeached and rightfully so. He is totally illequiped for this job…..no one wants daily chaos in their lives unless they are bipolar and have a finetic mind with no clear focus, that is trump, I don't want to live in trump world it is a scary destructive place…..Impeach Indict Jail trump! SAVE OUR COUNTRY AND THE REST OF THE WORLD FROM trump and the cowardly gop thugs!….great interview and reporting, I love Rachel she makes all this trump chaos clear and concise, trump is a sociopath.

  • Reply hit 'em Up November 4, 2019 at 1:39 pm

    Pelosi knows what she's doing unlike trump.

  • Reply hit 'em Up November 4, 2019 at 1:41 pm

    Trump gave his defenders a new ray of hate,that's why they aren't swayed by the facts Mr.O'donnell

  • Reply James anoia November 4, 2019 at 1:45 pm

    Which Americans are polled? You people are whacked

  • Reply Bucky Pinata November 4, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    When has MSNBC reported actual news?

  • Reply Kevin Montegomery November 4, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    That's just great Rachel but when I want to see The Late Show I tune in and I did see this already.
    I want to ask you Rachel what happened to the coverage on Jeffrey Epstein, why is it that you and the rest of the Media won't touch this story.It's all over The UK media and papers and has never stopped.Because the famous Prince Andrew was Epsteins Pal.And the Royal family has always protected pedophiles did you know this Rachel.Epstein was killed new evidence supports this. As someone that has been watching you for some time I find it shocking that you think that this is not a story.Don't you feel that you have a moral obligation to all these children.You realize that just because they killed Epstien this story cannot go away.Are you being told by your boss not to touch this story.How as a journalist can you not report these horiffic tradgedies of these children invovled with this case.People are being murdered over the protection of this pedophile ring.How as a society are we suppose to view you.Are you able to have your own platform or is your program all about numbers.I just will never understand watching you all these years how you can justify in anyway not covering pedophiles that are living in this society.This is an injustice to our society.How are we as citizens suppose to except what you ignore as a journalist.Are you that shallow that you cannot do the right thing.Is this job so important to you that you won't use your voice to protect us the citizens of this country.Or do you and the rest of the Media think that it's ok that children be abused.How do you sleep at night knowing what you know that I'm saying is the truth?I feel bad for you Rachel I do !

  • Reply Mardi Strong November 4, 2019 at 3:52 pm

    Yup we are learning what the republicans are corrupt & they have been- like this for years— , 45 has exposed the hate,corrupt,liair ,cheating republicans

  • Reply David Anthony November 4, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    Donald Trump knows his stupid followers will never read the transcript and just by saying he will read it on live TV is enough for his supporters without having to do so. This is a zero accountability President because his party and voters are unaccountable. Donald Trump is the White Power Santa Clause and has plenty of Russian Oligarch stocking stuffer money for his corruptable republicans.

  • Reply David Anthony November 4, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    Rome is burning down by stupidity.

  • Reply Kelly Lewellyn November 4, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Love you Rachel! You are my most trusted news and explanation source. Thanks for breaking it down for us!

  • Reply Miche Bernier November 4, 2019 at 5:01 pm

    I'd like him to read the real transcript not the rough one put forth, though that was damaging enough. If he really wants the American people to believe him, the recording of the call would be just fine.

  • Reply Rex Ruggless November 4, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    Trump 2020 keep America great.

  • Reply James Murphy November 4, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    “Should impeach AND remove from office” is a badly worded question.

    You’d get higher polling numbers if you drop “remove from office”.

    Some people want evidence first.

  • Reply RSPainter November 4, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    You notice during the floor Nancy stands next to a posterboard of the flag and the one Republicans chose to create and display next to them is one of Russia. What was said… all roads lead back to Russia.

  • Reply dagmastr November 4, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    Is this the same woman who explained in detail how Trump could not win the 2016 election? She went on and on about how Trump had no chance and then years of Trump russia that blew up in her face. . surprisingly they still employ her as a reporter.

  • Reply Ewald Bracko November 5, 2019 at 12:04 am

    Pelosi always tries to play it "safe". And that's actually her greatest problem because of that kind of behavior she never acts boldly and takes any risk by doing what is actually the right thing to do.
    And that is one of the main reasons why so many people actually dislike her.

  • Reply DancesInCombatBoots ! November 5, 2019 at 12:37 am

    I'm all for a tRump fireside chat, as long as donnie's on fire. Is that mean? I really don't care, do you?

  • Reply Carla Corcoran November 5, 2019 at 12:41 am

    People have learned more about the US Constitution from TRMS in 3 years than they ever did in their K-12 education.
    Thank you!

  • Reply Orchid Lilly November 5, 2019 at 12:46 am

    Can't stand this guy, he holler's * as he were a sports caster ,instead of talks, this said it was Rachel Maddow Show, so i was mislead……….yet am greatful for her attendance here, she's the best!!!!

  • Reply John Riggs November 5, 2019 at 2:15 am

    We already read the transcript, thanks Don. We want to hear the story about your tax returns please?

  • Reply Savanna Ouellette November 5, 2019 at 4:14 am

    I always take notes when I watch Rachel and I always learn new things from her great explanations.

  • Reply Aunty Mammalia November 5, 2019 at 5:04 am

    I'm thinking about the voting system, and how that could be even more manipulated to get Trump in office for a second term. John Oliver did a good piece on that, and I think that should get some intense scrutiny right now.

  • Reply Jan Gaikwad November 5, 2019 at 8:04 am

    No….NOBODY IS LEARNING….god i feel so alone. I'M going to protest my assault at the local jail and I'll be alone again. For Now. But I'm not the only one.

  • Reply George B November 5, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    Poor Desperate Democrats, grasping at straws .

  • Reply Chris K November 5, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    You silly democratic wabbits! tricks are for kids

  • Reply ron perry November 5, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    man you would like to think someone who is ratings of drop so far out of site that she would try to tell the truth for a change

  • Reply Jaycee Russell November 6, 2019 at 3:33 am

    Nancy needs to retire, Biden should have been impeached, why the hypocrisy?

  • Reply Jaycee Russell November 6, 2019 at 3:37 am

    You will not give either, Hypocrisy makes me sick, not a fan

  • Reply Dean Loftin November 6, 2019 at 3:52 am

    Just saw an ad to purchase a constitution flavored candle from Trump's reelection campaign. How many would you like to order?

  • Reply Pat Sobczyk November 6, 2019 at 3:56 am

    What is everyone waiting for, Korea is popping off ballistic missile tests at Japan, the Middle East is a total mess, Kurds are dying because of this man, PLEASE IMPEACH NOW!!

  • Reply Trumpenstein November 6, 2019 at 4:06 am

    I'd like a fireside chat where he reads his own tax returns.

  • Reply Pinoy Wit November 6, 2019 at 4:23 am

    Maddow: "…I don't get it." [his logic]

    Maybe because Trump isn't following logical thinking? He's gaslighting. The "What you see and hear isn't real" strategy.

  • Reply Franklin H November 6, 2019 at 4:49 am

    With all the Fake-News you keep spewing, this is DEFINITELY the time to let this garbage EXAGGERATED News wash-over me.???

  • Reply JoAnn Holmes November 6, 2019 at 4:54 am

    Burning down the American Constitution is his fireside chat already!

  • Reply Leafbinder November 6, 2019 at 5:16 am

    Rachel i really want one of your signed books would you consider a trade for one of my art paintings? deviantart.com/leafbinder/gallery

  • Reply Havoc Goose November 6, 2019 at 5:51 am

    SO WHAT, JUST DO THE DAM IMPEACHMENT SO WE CAN GET ON WITH LIFE!!!! IT WILL NEVER HOLDUP IN THE SUPREME COURT BECAUSE IT’S ALL A FRICKING LOAD OF CRAP!!!! AND THIS REPORTER KNOWS IT, OR IS THEY JUST THAT DUMB???? WE HAVE OTHER STUFF THATS NEEDS TO BE DONE THAT IS 100 THMES MORE IMPORTANT!!!!!

  • Reply Korpulian Santos November 6, 2019 at 6:05 am

    I think Pelosi should be president.

  • Reply John Harding November 6, 2019 at 6:43 am

    Brilliant statement by Rachel Maddow.

  • Reply Dawn-Marie Langlois November 6, 2019 at 7:42 am

    Rachel does more research than ALL the reporters combined. If only those on the trump bring would hear Rachel even ONCE

  • Reply Gala Mehl November 6, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    It is so astounding to know how many delusional people live perfectly ordinary lives and nobody knows they are insane.

  • Reply Get To The Point Already November 6, 2019 at 4:21 pm

    Take a drink every time Rachel says "Russia".

  • Reply Cheryl Burke November 6, 2019 at 8:13 pm

    I am PROUD an THANK Pelosi an Schiff an all who are going through all of this !!!

  • Reply Wayne Gill November 6, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Rachel talks on how much she has learned about politics and the inner workings of the Trump administration and the mind set of the current Republican Party. What she has learned is how corrupt the political arena can become in the fight for power and greed. Rachel Madow has shared with all of her follower's what she has learned. She is a great teacher and I have learned a lot from her over the last couple of years. LOVE YOU RACHEL MADDOW

  • Reply Llewellyn Kereiff November 6, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    Read the transcript….. the whole conversation please. Not just the edited version

  • Reply Red Neckle November 6, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    Rachael your sooo Ignorant ?

  • Reply Fye F November 7, 2019 at 1:52 am

    But you’ll crooks a liar Democraps liar’ewww I hate thimanley Racheloooo

  • Reply Robinson Chistian November 12, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    Wow you lost me when the first thing you do is give aoc any credible. Her caucus she is saying that on purpose

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