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>>>THE “WASHINGTON POST” IS>>>THE “WASHINGTON POST” IS REPORTING TONIGHT ON WHAT COULD REPORTING TONIGHT ON WHAT COULD BE THE MOST SERIOUS CASE OF BE THE MOST SERIOUS CASE OF CORRUPTION IN THE HISTORY OF THE CORRUPTION IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE WITH MITCH UNITED STATES SENATE WITH MITCH McCONNELL AT THE CENTER OF IT. McCONNELL AT THE CENTER OF IT. THE WORST CORRUPTION CASES IN THE WORST CORRUPTION CASES IN THE SENATE HAVE ALWAYS INVOLVED THE SENATE HAVE ALWAYS INVOLVED PERSONAL ENRICHMENT THROUGH PERSONAL ENRICHMENT THROUGH BRIBERY OR OTHER MEANS OF BRIBERY OR OTHER MEANS OF SENATORS. SENATORS. THE McCONNELL CASE IS DIFFERENT. THE McCONNELL CASE IS DIFFERENT. MITCH McCONNELL BLOCKED VOTES IN MITCH McCONNELL BLOCKED VOTES IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE THAT THE UNITED STATES SENATE THAT WOULD HAVE MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE WOULD HAVE MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO FOR THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TO REMOVE SOME SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA REMOVE SOME SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA AND RUSSIAN OLIGARCHS. AND RUSSIAN OLIGARCHS. AND THEN AFTER THE TRUMP AND THEN AFTER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WAS THEN ALLOWED ADMINISTRATION WAS THEN ALLOWED TO REMOVE THOSE SANCTIONS THEY TO REMOVE THOSE SANCTIONS THEY DID REMOVE THE SANCTIONS, AND DID REMOVE THE SANCTIONS, AND ONE OF THOSE RUSSIAN OLIGARCHS ONE OF THOSE RUSSIAN OLIGARCHS MADE A MAJOR INVESTMENT IN AN MADE A MAJOR INVESTMENT IN AN ALUMINUM PLANT TO BE BUILT IN ALUMINUM PLANT TO BE BUILT IN MITCH McCONNELL’S STATE OF MITCH McCONNELL’S STATE OF KENTUCKY IN A REGION OF KENTUCKY KENTUCKY IN A REGION OF KENTUCKY DESPERATE FOR THE JOBS THAT THE DESPERATE FOR THE JOBS THAT THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS NOT YET TRUMP ADMINISTRATION HAS NOT YET DELIVERED. DELIVERED. THE “WASHINGTON POST’S” THE “WASHINGTON POST’S” REPORTING ON THIS IS NOW GOING REPORTING ON THIS IS NOW GOING TO MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR MITCH TO MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR MITCH McCONNELL TO SHAKE THE NICKNAME McCONNELL TO SHAKE THE NICKNAME MOSCOW MITCH GIVEN TO HIM BY MOSCOW MITCH GIVEN TO HIM BY MSNBC’S JOE SCARBOROUGH. MSNBC’S JOE SCARBOROUGH. IF MITCH McCONNELL USED HIS IF MITCH McCONNELL USED HIS SENATE POSITION TO FIGHT TO LIFT SENATE POSITION TO FIGHT TO LIFT SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA SO THAT SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA SO THAT RUSSIANS COULD INVEST IN RUSSIANS COULD INVEST IN KENTUCKY SO THAT MITCH McCONNELL KENTUCKY SO THAT MITCH McCONNELL COULD THEN TELL VOTERS IN HIS COULD THEN TELL VOTERS IN HIS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN THAT HE RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN THAT HE HELPED BRING THOSE HELPED BRING THOSE RUSSIAN-FINANCED ALUMINUM PLANT RUSSIAN-FINANCED ALUMINUM PLANT JOBS TO KENTUCKY, THEN THAT JOBS TO KENTUCKY, THEN THAT WOULD BE A MUCH MORE CORRUPT ACT WOULD BE A MUCH MORE CORRUPT ACT THAN MERE SELF-ENRICHMENT. THAN MERE SELF-ENRICHMENT. JOINING OUR DISCUSSION NOW IS JOINING OUR DISCUSSION NOW IS MICHAEL BENNETT, DEMOCRATIC MICHAEL BENNETT, DEMOCRATIC SENATOR FROM COLORADO AND A SENATOR FROM COLORADO AND A MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE. COMMITTEE. HE IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. HE IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. HIS CAMPAIGN IS NOW OUT WITH A HIS CAMPAIGN IS NOW OUT WITH A NEW BOOK “DIVIDING AMERICA: HOW NEW BOOK “DIVIDING AMERICA: HOW RUSSIA HACKED SOCIAL MEDIA AND RUSSIA HACKED SOCIAL MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY.” DEMOCRACY.” I WANT TO START WITH THE I WANT TO START WITH THE McCONNELL SITUATION. McCONNELL SITUATION. THIS IS A STUNNING REPORT BY THE THIS IS A STUNNING REPORT BY THE “WASHINGTON POST.” “WASHINGTON POST.” IT’S THE WEIGHT OF A BOOK. IT’S THE WEIGHT OF A BOOK. IT’S A MASSIVE IN-DEPTH IT’S A MASSIVE IN-DEPTH REPORTING. REPORTING. AND TO IMAGINE THE SENATE AND TO IMAGINE THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER USING HIS MAJORITY LEADER USING HIS POSITION THIS WAY IS — WOULD BE POSITION THIS WAY IS — WOULD BE A STUNNINGLY CORRUPT ACT. A STUNNINGLY CORRUPT ACT.>>I COULD NEVER UNDERSTAND WHY>>I COULD NEVER UNDERSTAND WHY THAT SANCTIONS LEGISLATION THAT SANCTIONS LEGISLATION DIDN’T GO THROUGH. DIDN’T GO THROUGH. IT WAS A BIPARTISAN BILL ON THE IT WAS A BIPARTISAN BILL ON THE FLOOR — FLOOR –>>11 REPUBLICANS FULLY IN FAVOR>>11 REPUBLICANS FULLY IN FAVOR OF IT. OF IT.>>EXACTLY.>>EXACTLY. AND AS YOU KNOW, THE MAJORITY AND AS YOU KNOW, THE MAJORITY LEADER HAS INCREDIBLE POWER TO LEADER HAS INCREDIBLE POWER TO STOP THINGS, TO KILL THINGS. STOP THINGS, TO KILL THINGS. IT’S GOING TO BE FASCINATING TO IT’S GOING TO BE FASCINATING TO SEE IN THE DAYS AHEAD WHAT THIS SEE IN THE DAYS AHEAD WHAT THIS REPORT — HOW IT DEVELOPS. REPORT — HOW IT DEVELOPS.>>AND HE’S DEEPLY TROUBLED BY>>AND HE’S DEEPLY TROUBLED BY ALL REPORTS BY THIS LABEL MOSCOW ALL REPORTS BY THIS LABEL MOSCOW MITCH WHICH HAS NOW TAKEN HOLD MITCH WHICH HAS NOW TAKEN HOLD IN KENTUCKY. IN KENTUCKY. AND HE’S NOT DONE — HE HASN’T AND HE’S NOT DONE — HE HASN’T DONE ANYTHING TO SHAKE THAT DONE ANYTHING TO SHAKE THAT LABEL. LABEL. BUT HE’S NEVER GIVEN ANYONE A BUT HE’S NEVER GIVEN ANYONE A REASON TO DROP THAT LABEL ON REASON TO DROP THAT LABEL ON HIM. HIM.>>NO.>>NO. THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE TWO THE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE TWO WEEKS AGO PUT OUT A BIPARTISAN WEEKS AGO PUT OUT A BIPARTISAN REPORT THAT SAID RUSSIA HAD REPORT THAT SAID RUSSIA HAD HACKED THE ELECTIONS IN 2016, HACKED THE ELECTIONS IN 2016, THAT IT WAS REALLY SERIOUS AND THAT IT WAS REALLY SERIOUS AND THAT THERE WERE STEPS THAT WE THAT THERE WERE STEPS THAT WE SHOULD TAKE. SHOULD TAKE. AND BIPARTISAN SENATORS HAVE AND BIPARTISAN SENATORS HAVE BEEN OFFERING AMENDMENTS ON THE BEEN OFFERING AMENDMENTS ON THE FLOOR AND McCONNELL HAS BEEN FLOOR AND McCONNELL HAS BEEN BLOCKING THEM. BLOCKING THEM. HE’S BLOCKED THEM EIGHT TIMES. HE’S BLOCKED THEM EIGHT TIMES. THESE ARE JUST ELECTION THESE ARE JUST ELECTION PROTECTION MEASURES, LAWRENCE. PROTECTION MEASURES, LAWRENCE. THESE ARE NOT CONTROVERSIAL. THESE ARE NOT CONTROVERSIAL. AND YOU’D THINK THAT AT A AND YOU’D THINK THAT AT A MINIMUM SOMEONE WITH THE TITLE MINIMUM SOMEONE WITH THE TITLE OF LEADER WOULD BE PUSHING OF LEADER WOULD BE PUSHING THROUGH THESE BIPARTISAN THROUGH THESE BIPARTISAN MEASURES INSTEAD OF REFUSING MEASURES INSTEAD OF REFUSING THEM TO EVEN COME TO A VOTE. THEM TO EVEN COME TO A VOTE. IMAGINE SUCH A — YOU KNOW, A IMAGINE SUCH A — YOU KNOW, A SITUATION WHERE THE BILL WAS SITUATION WHERE THE BILL WAS ALLOWED TO COME TO A VOTE. ALLOWED TO COME TO A VOTE. I CAN’T IMAGINE A SINGLE SENATOR I CAN’T IMAGINE A SINGLE SENATOR VOTING AGAINST IT. VOTING AGAINST IT. YET MITCH McCONNELL IS NOT YET MITCH McCONNELL IS NOT ALLOWING IT TO COME TO A VOTE, ALLOWING IT TO COME TO A VOTE, NOT ALLOWING IT TO COME TO THE NOT ALLOWING IT TO COME TO THE FLOOR. FLOOR.>>BUT HE IS ALLOWING,>>BUT HE IS ALLOWING, ENCOURAGING AND HAPPY WITH ENCOURAGING AND HAPPY WITH RUSSIAN INVESTMENT IN KENTUCKY RUSSIAN INVESTMENT IN KENTUCKY NOW THAT THE SANCTIONS ALLOW IT. NOW THAT THE SANCTIONS ALLOW IT.>>SOUNDS LIKE IT.>>SOUNDS LIKE IT.>>I WANT TO GO TO YOUR BOOK,>>I WANT TO GO TO YOUR BOOK, WHICH GOES TO — IT’S ABOUT THE WHICH GOES TO — IT’S ABOUT THE RUSSIAN HACKING OF OUR RUSSIAN HACKING OF OUR DEMOCRACY. DEMOCRACY.>>AND ANYBODY CAN GET IT IF YOU>>AND ANYBODY CAN GET IT IF YOU GO TO GO TO RUSSIAHACKEDOURDEMOCRACY.COM. RUSSIAHACKEDOURDEMOCRACY.COM. YOU CAN GET IT THERE AND YOU CAN GET IT THERE AND DOWNLOAD IT. DOWNLOAD IT. I HAD TWO PURPOSES FOR PUTTING I HAD TWO PURPOSES FOR PUTTING IT OUT. IT OUT. ONE IS I THINK THE AMERICAN ONE IS I THINK THE AMERICAN PEOPLE DON’T KNOW WHAT THE PEOPLE DON’T KNOW WHAT THE PROPAGANDA FROM RUSSIA LOOKED PROPAGANDA FROM RUSSIA LOOKED LIKE. LIKE. I WAS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE LAST WEEK I WAS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE LAST WEEK OR A COUPLE WEEKS AGO AND A GUY OR A COUPLE WEEKS AGO AND A GUY SAID TO ME JUST MAKE SURE OBAMA SAID TO ME JUST MAKE SURE OBAMA STOPS GIVING MONEY — TAKE MONEY STOPS GIVING MONEY — TAKE MONEY FROM OUR VETERANS AND GIVING IT FROM OUR VETERANS AND GIVING IT TO REFUGEES. TO REFUGEES. IT COMES STRAIGHT FROM RUSSIAN IT COMES STRAIGHT FROM RUSSIAN PROPAGANDA. PROPAGANDA. THAT’S NOT A POLITICAL IDEA THAT’S NOT A POLITICAL IDEA THAT’S NATIVE TO THE UNITED THAT’S NATIVE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. STATES OF AMERICA. AND THERE’S PAGE AFTER PAGE AND THERE’S PAGE AFTER PAGE AFTER PAGE IN THIS BOOK. AFTER PAGE IN THIS BOOK. IT’S RACIST AND TERRIBLE STUFF IT’S RACIST AND TERRIBLE STUFF THAT THE RUSSIANS USED TO TRY TO THAT THE RUSSIANS USED TO TRY TO DIVIDE US. DIVIDE US. AND THE SECOND POINT IS THAT AND THE SECOND POINT IS THAT McCONNELL SHOULD BE PUTTING THIS McCONNELL SHOULD BE PUTTING THIS STUFF ON THE FLOOR. STUFF ON THE FLOOR. I MEAN, THE IDEA THAT THIS IS I MEAN, THE IDEA THAT THIS IS NOT — AND IT’S NOT BECAUSE HE’S NOT — AND IT’S NOT BECAUSE HE’S TOO BUSY PASSING GUN TOO BUSY PASSING GUN LEGISLATION, BY THE WAY. LEGISLATION, BY THE WAY. AS YOU KNOW, THE SENATE IS DOING AS YOU KNOW, THE SENATE IS DOING NOTHING BUT JUDGES AT THIS POINT NOTHING BUT JUDGES AT THIS POINT AND IT’S TIME FOR US AS A AND IT’S TIME FOR US AS A COUNTRY TO SHOW THAT WE’RE GOING COUNTRY TO SHOW THAT WE’RE GOING TO STAND UP TO RUSSIA — TO STAND UP TO RUSSIA –>>I HAVE TO INTERRUPT YOU WITH>>I HAVE TO INTERRUPT YOU WITH BREAKING NEWS THAT INVOLVES YOU. BREAKING NEWS THAT INVOLVES YOU. AND SOMETHING WE PLANNED TO AND SOMETHING WE PLANNED TO DISCUSS WITH YOU. DISCUSS WITH YOU. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — THE ASSOCIATED PRESS –>>THAT’S ALWAYS WHAT YOU LIKE>>THAT’S ALWAYS WHAT YOU LIKE TO HAVE HAPPEN. TO HAVE HAPPEN.>>YOU WANT TO HAVE IT HAPPEN ON>>YOU WANT TO HAVE IT HAPPEN ON LIVE TELEVISION. LIVE TELEVISION. I’VE JUST BEEN HANDED THIS. I’VE JUST BEEN HANDED THIS. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS IS REPORTING AT THIS HOUR JOHN REPORTING AT THIS HOUR JOHN HICKENLOOPER IS EXPECTED TO DROP HICKENLOOPER IS EXPECTED TO DROP OUT OF THE DEMOCRATIC OUT OF THE DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ON PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ON THURSDAY, TOMORROW. THURSDAY, TOMORROW. THAT’S ACCORDING TO A PERSON THAT’S ACCORDING TO A PERSON CLOSE TO THE FORMER GOVERNOR, CLOSE TO THE FORMER GOVERNOR, WHO WASN’T AUTHORIZED TO PEAK WHO WASN’T AUTHORIZED TO PEAK PUBLICLY BEFORE THE ANNOUNCEMENT PUBLICLY BEFORE THE ANNOUNCEMENT AND WHO SPOKE TO THE ASSOCIATED AND WHO SPOKE TO THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON PRESS ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON CONDITION OF ANONYMITY. CONDITION OF ANONYMITY. YOU REPORT — “THE NEW YORK YOU REPORT — “THE NEW YORK TIMES” IS REPORTING AS I LED THE TIMES” IS REPORTING AS I LED THE SHOW THAT YOU HAD A CONVERSATION SHOW THAT YOU HAD A CONVERSATION LAST NIGHT IN IOWA DRIVING LAST NIGHT IN IOWA DRIVING AROUND THE LAKE 20 MINUTES IN AROUND THE LAKE 20 MINUTES IN THE CAR TOGETHER ABOUT THIS VERY THE CAR TOGETHER ABOUT THIS VERY SUBJECT, THE POSSIBILITY OF HIM SUBJECT, THE POSSIBILITY OF HIM DROPPING OUT AND RUNNING FOR DROPPING OUT AND RUNNING FOR SENATE IN COLORADO WHERE HE HAS SENATE IN COLORADO WHERE HE HAS A MASSIVE LEAD IN THE POLLS. A MASSIVE LEAD IN THE POLLS. WHAT CAN YOU TELL US NOW THAT IT WHAT CAN YOU TELL US NOW THAT IT IS OFFICIAL — IS OFFICIAL –>>I ALMOST DIDN’T COME ON THE>>I ALMOST DIDN’T COME ON THE SHOW AFTER THAT LEAD. SHOW AFTER THAT LEAD. I WAS LOOKING FOR ANY EXCUSE I WAS LOOKING FOR ANY EXCUSE BECAUSE ALL I COULD THINK ABOUT BECAUSE ALL I COULD THINK ABOUT WAS — WAS –>>BRIAN WILLIAMS HAS GRANTED US>>BRIAN WILLIAMS HAS GRANTED US AS MUCH TIME AS IT TAKES TO GET AS MUCH TIME AS IT TAKES TO GET ALL THE INFORMATION OUT OF YOU. ALL THE INFORMATION OUT OF YOU.>>ALL I COULD THINK OF WAS LUCA>>ALL I COULD THINK OF WAS LUCA BRAZZI SWIMMING WITH THE FISHES, BRAZZI SWIMMING WITH THE FISHES, WHICH IS WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO WHICH IS WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO AVOID. AVOID. I AM CLOSE TO JOHN. I AM CLOSE TO JOHN. THERE’S NOTHING THAT HE AND I THERE’S NOTHING THAT HE AND I DISCUSSED THAT I FEEL LIKE I CAN DISCUSSED THAT I FEEL LIKE I CAN DISCUSS HERE, AND I KNOW YOU DISCUSS HERE, AND I KNOW YOU APPRECIATE THAT FROM YOUR WORK APPRECIATE THAT FROM YOUR WORK WITH DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN. WITH DANIEL PATRICK MOYNIHAN. IT’S THE SAME KIND OF IT’S THE SAME KIND OF RELATIONSHIP. RELATIONSHIP. I WILL SAY THAT — I WILL SAY I WILL SAY THAT — I WILL SAY WE’VE GOT VERY GOOD CANDIDATES WE’VE GOT VERY GOOD CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE ALREADY. IN THIS RACE ALREADY. JOHN HICKENLOOPER IS AN JOHN HICKENLOOPER IS AN EXCEPTIONAL MAYOR. EXCEPTIONAL MAYOR. HE WAS AN EXCEPTIONAL GOVERNOR. HE WAS AN EXCEPTIONAL GOVERNOR. AND IF HE CHOSE TO RUN HE’D BE AND IF HE CHOSE TO RUN HE’D BE AN EXCEPTIONAL SENATOR. AN EXCEPTIONAL SENATOR. BUT THE LAST PERSON HE NEEDS BUT THE LAST PERSON HE NEEDS ADVICE FROM IS ME ON WHAT HE ADVICE FROM IS ME ON WHAT HE SHOULD DO ABOUT THE PRESIDENT — SHOULD DO ABOUT THE PRESIDENT –>>”THE NEW YORK TIMES” REPORTS>>”THE NEW YORK TIMES” REPORTS HE SOUGHT ADVICE FROM YOU LAST HE SOUGHT ADVICE FROM YOU LAST NIGHT CLIMBING INTO THE CAR WITH NIGHT CLIMBING INTO THE CAR WITH YOU RIDING AROUND THE LAKE IN YOU RIDING AROUND THE LAKE IN IOWA AND HERE WE ARE 24 HOURS IOWA AND HERE WE ARE 24 HOURS LATER A.P. REPORTING THAT HE IS LATER A.P. REPORTING THAT HE IS GOING TO DROP OUT TOMORROW. GOING TO DROP OUT TOMORROW. IN THE “NEW YORK TIMES” REPORT IN THE “NEW YORK TIMES” REPORT IT SHOWED THAT JOHN IT SHOWED THAT JOHN HICKENLOOPER, THOUGH RELATIVELY HICKENLOOPER, THOUGH RELATIVELY UNKNOWN NATIONALLY TO THE POINT UNKNOWN NATIONALLY TO THE POINT WHERE HE’S ACTUALLY POLLING AT WHERE HE’S ACTUALLY POLLING AT ZERO IN POLLS, IN COLORADO JUST ZERO IN POLLS, IN COLORADO JUST MASSIVELY POPULAR. MASSIVELY POPULAR. A 13-POINT LEAD IN CURRENT POLLS A 13-POINT LEAD IN CURRENT POLLS OVER THE SITTING INCUMBENT OVER THE SITTING INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN SENATOR IN A STATE REPUBLICAN SENATOR IN A STATE THAT DONALD TRUMP LOST. THAT DONALD TRUMP LOST. I MEAN, TALK ABOUT WHAT WOULD I MEAN, TALK ABOUT WHAT WOULD HAPPEN. HAPPEN. IF JOHN HICKENLOOPER RUNS FOR IF JOHN HICKENLOOPER RUNS FOR SENATE IN COLORADO. SENATE IN COLORADO.>>HE WOULD WIN.>>HE WOULD WIN.>>HE’S GOT OVER A 50-POINT LEAD>>HE’S GOT OVER A 50-POINT LEAD IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY. IN THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY.>>HE’S RIGHT WHERE THE STATE IS>>HE’S RIGHT WHERE THE STATE IS ON A WHOLE RANGE OF ISSUES. ON A WHOLE RANGE OF ISSUES. AND HE LEFT OFFICE AS POPULAR AS AND HE LEFT OFFICE AS POPULAR AS HE CAME INTO OFFICE. HE CAME INTO OFFICE. AS GOVERNOR. AS GOVERNOR. SO I’M NOT GOING TO FRONT-RUN SO I’M NOT GOING TO FRONT-RUN WHATEVER IT IS HE’S TRYING TO DO WHATEVER IT IS HE’S TRYING TO DO OR NOT TRYING TO DO. OR NOT TRYING TO DO. BUT WE OBVIOUSLY HAVE TO WIN THE BUT WE OBVIOUSLY HAVE TO WIN THE SENATE SEAT IN COLORADO. SENATE SEAT IN COLORADO. THAT’S CRITICAL. THAT’S CRITICAL. AND BY THE WAY, THAT’S CRITICAL AND BY THE WAY, THAT’S CRITICAL FOR US TO THINK ABOUT ACROSS THE FOR US TO THINK ABOUT ACROSS THE COUNTRY. COUNTRY. THIS ISN’T JUST ABOUT THE THIS ISN’T JUST ABOUT THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. THIS IS ABOUT HOW WE GET A THIS IS ABOUT HOW WE GET A DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY BACK IN THE DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY BACK IN THE SENATE. SENATE. IN MY MIND THAT’S AS IMPORTANT IN MY MIND THAT’S AS IMPORTANT AS WHO THE NEXT PRESIDENT IS. AS WHO THE NEXT PRESIDENT IS.>>THE ONLY WAY TO STOP THE>>THE ONLY WAY TO STOP THE STORIES THAT WE’RE READING IN STORIES THAT WE’RE READING IN THE “WASHINGTON POST” ABOUT THE “WASHINGTON POST” ABOUT MITCH McCONNELL ARE FOR MITCH McCONNELL ARE FOR CANDIDATES AS STRONG AS JOHN CANDIDATES AS STRONG AS JOHN HICKENLOOPER TO ENTER RACES FOR HICKENLOOPER TO ENTER RACES FOR THE SENATE AND WIN REPUBLICAN THE SENATE AND WIN REPUBLICAN SEATS. SEATS. YOU’RE SAYING IF JOHN YOU’RE SAYING IF JOHN HICKENLOOPER RUNS FOR SENATE IN HICKENLOOPER RUNS FOR SENATE IN COLORADO HE WINS, AND I’VE GOT COLORADO HE WINS, AND I’VE GOT TO SAY THE POLLS INDICATE TO SAY THE POLLS INDICATE EXACTLY THAT. EXACTLY THAT. SO THAT MEANS IF THAT HAPPENS SO THAT MEANS IF THAT HAPPENS THE DEMOCRATS ONLY NEED TO PICK THE DEMOCRATS ONLY NEED TO PICK UP TWO MORE. UP TWO MORE. ONLY TWO MORE. ONLY TWO MORE. JOHN HICKENLOOPER MOVES THEM JOHN HICKENLOOPER MOVES THEM WITHIN NEEDING ONLY TWO. WITHIN NEEDING ONLY TWO.>>I WILL GIVE YOU HIS CELL>>I WILL GIVE YOU HIS CELL PHONE NUMBER BEFORE WE SPLIT UP PHONE NUMBER BEFORE WE SPLIT UP TONIGHT. TONIGHT.>>CERTAINLY IN A CONVERSATION>>CERTAINLY IN A CONVERSATION WITH HIM — WITH HIM –>>I CAN TELL YOU WHAT I SAID TO>>I CAN TELL YOU WHAT I SAID TO ANY CANDIDATE AND WHAT I WOULD ANY CANDIDATE AND WHAT I WOULD SAY TO JOHN, IS THAT THERE ARE SAY TO JOHN, IS THAT THERE ARE REAL PLUSES AND THERE ARE REAL REAL PLUSES AND THERE ARE REAL MINUSES TO BEING IN THE SENATE. MINUSES TO BEING IN THE SENATE. YOU AND I HAVE TALKED ABOUT HOW YOU AND I HAVE TALKED ABOUT HOW MUCH IT’S CHANGED SINCE YOU MUCH IT’S CHANGED SINCE YOU WORKED THERE. WORKED THERE. BUT IT IS A GREAT PRIVILEGE TO BUT IT IS A GREAT PRIVILEGE TO HAVE THE CHANCE TO SERVE THIS HAVE THE CHANCE TO SERVE THIS COUNTRY. COUNTRY. AND IT IS AN OBLIGATION I THINK AND IT IS AN OBLIGATION I THINK FOR ALL OF US TO FIND THE PLACE FOR ALL OF US TO FIND THE PLACE WHERE WE CAN HELP SUSTAIN THE WHERE WE CAN HELP SUSTAIN THE DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS THAT WE DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS THAT WE HAVE. HAVE. WHETHER IT’S FUN OR NOT FUN IS WHETHER IT’S FUN OR NOT FUN IS IMMATERIAL. IMMATERIAL. WHAT WE HAVE IS A JOB TO DO AS WHAT WE HAVE IS A JOB TO DO AS AMERICANS TO RESCUE THIS AMERICANS TO RESCUE THIS DEMOCRACY FROM DONALD TRUMP. DEMOCRACY FROM DONALD TRUMP. AND THAT’S FOR PEOPLE RUNNING AND THAT’S FOR PEOPLE RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT. FOR PRESIDENT. THAT’S FOR PEOPLE RUNNING FOR THAT’S FOR PEOPLE RUNNING FOR THE SENATE. THE SENATE. THAT’S FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS AT THAT’S FOR AMERICAN CITIZENS AT HOME. HOME. THAT’S FOR JOURNALISTS. THAT’S FOR JOURNALISTS. THIS IS A MOMENT IN OUR THIS IS A MOMENT IN OUR COUNTRY’S HISTORY WHEN WE ALL COUNTRY’S HISTORY WHEN WE ALL HAVE TO STEP UP OUR GAME HERE OR HAVE TO STEP UP OUR GAME HERE OR OUR DEMOCRACY IS AT REAL RISK. OUR DEMOCRACY IS AT REAL RISK.>>JOHN HICKENLOOPER APPEARED ON>>JOHN HICKENLOOPER APPEARED ON THIS PROGRAM AS A PRESIDENTIAL THIS PROGRAM AS A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE. CANDIDATE. HE IS WELCOME ON THIS PROGRAM IF HE IS WELCOME ON THIS PROGRAM IF HE CHANGES HIS PURSUITS IN ANY HE CHANGES HIS PURSUITS IN ANY WAY. WAY. WE’RE HERE TOMORROW NIGHT.

Maurice Vega

100 Responses

  1. Wow The head of the Senate is corrupted by Russia .He must resign. He is blocking Election Interference legislation. That's treasonous.

  2. The video should be renamed to the McConnell aluminum plant situation, much more important than hickenlooper or bennet

  3. Good, a centrist dem with no chance to win is dropping out. Now Michael Bennet needs to do the same thing. This guy got WAY too much air time during the debate and Bernie and Warren creamed him.

  4. Good, a centrist dem with no chance to win is dropping out. Now Michael Bennet needs to do the same thing. This guy got WAY too much air time during the debate and Bernie and Warren creamed him.

  5. Lock the gopher tortoise up and put his chow in the pound. The Big Orange Kremlin Gremlin, Moscow Mitch and the Mao Chao all up to their orange and red ears in corrupt do do.

  6. ty mr o'donnell and sen bennet. any hope that the other republican senators will vote him out of his position of majority leader?

  7. Yes, I think it's a good call for Hickenlooper to run for Senate. We need to get Moscow Mitch out of the leader's chair ASAP.

  8. Apparently the Russians demonstrated in the streets after they found out that Putin had thrown their 2011 election. Putin was furious and blamed Hilary Clinton (Secretary of State) for organizing the protest. That was Putin's initial motivation for undermining Clinton's presidential candidacy. Putin has just continued to take advantage since the 2016 election. McConnell has been playing into his hands all along. Moscow Mitch did not get to be one of America's richest men by just collecting his salary. He and his wife, Chao, have been skimming money from government contracts and taking bribes. American millionaires were willing to go into Kentucky with profit making ideas, no strings attached, but the Russian offer that came with treason and betrayal of his own people was the one that McConnell chose. Meanwhile, the Russians are demonstrating in the streets once again for a 2019 thrown election.

  9. Aluminium leaves behind a lot of damage to the country poor Kentucky citizens, never mind your senator can take his gains and buy an Island!

  10. Unfortunately it's not much can be done,when half of American voters support and vote for Republicans.Not only that,but is the worst half of America.

  11. Ok Republicans if any of you want to save your seat in the Senate, strip Moscow Mitch from his leadership position.
    Vote Blue 2020. Vote against those who don't support our Democracy.

  12. Yea it was a honor to have Mr . Hickenloper as our governor which was very much liked and he did well for the citizens in Colorado which makes me so happy that he will now run against a Republican senator for the senator seat . His #1 Fan .

  13. This is beyond ridiculous, it takes the Washington Post to point out to congress and the house what Moscow Mitch is doing to America, It should be members of the congress and the house who is telling America what is going on and vote out corrupt Moscow Mitch.

  14. I was going to run for President 2020, and being from Texas, born in Houston, living in Dallas, most of my life now, I came across a 2012 court order that stated "write-in" candidates can not participate in primary elections, which put me out of the race.   I belong to no part, as I consider myself an "independent" thinker, as George Washington, and I will not label myself by these nametags they have put upon our heads to keep us divided.

    Here's the deal…

    They scrutinized Obama, the result was that he was elected into Office!
    They scrutinized Kavanaugh, the result was, he was elected into the position they wanted him to have!
    They scrutinized Trump, the result was that he was elected into Office!

    This created a pattern, that whichever Candidate Government scrutinizes, is the desired Candidate, as well as the Candidate they are supporting, so either way, it's a win-win situation regardless of whose elected, and who gets fooled?   The American People.

    I considered myself, the Candidate that they do not have to "pretend" to hate, because I stand for everything they are truly against…  Only President I ever voted for was Reagan, no one else after him was worth voting for, and I will not vote for the lesser of two evils.   I want a President whose heart is like that of Reagan's, who will consider the following issues conserning America today, and who will pass laws according to what is morally right towards our fellow man.

    I learned, that they will not let anyone into Office, who will undo all that they've strived to accomplish to date, to install this UN "deep state" infrastructure atop the ruins of our dead Republic, while Americans continue to die patriotically for whatever lies UN imposters are sending them to die for, as their secret UN military force grows stronger, all other coalition forces, technologies, wealth gets redirected to the very initiative that seeks to destroy us all from within.

    This next election is not about which side will gain control over government, it's not even about getting the right man into Office, …it's about forcing them out of their comfort zones, when neither side (democrats or republicans), play according to their predicted outcomes, thus exposing the TREASON spanning the Bush Administration, Clintons, Obama, to the Trump Administration, to hijack American Government out from under Our very noses.

    Anyone within the Intelligence Community with half a brain, can read into Obama's 2012 Executive Order Amendment to the War Act, and come to the same conclusions that I have, that Government has taken complete control over ALL civilian resources, facilities, services, etc, not just during war time, but peace time, and not just during emergency conditions, but non-emergency conditions… That means, ALL THE TIME…   We are currently under an unenforced "police state" in which they, at the top are trying to maintain the illusion that we still have a functioning Government, for the People, and by the People.  When they can no longer maintain that illusion, is when their true colors will show.

    The United Nations has a secret standing army for which they do not want anyone to know, and if asked, they will adamantly deny the claim, but I found an old 1950 article in the Charleston News with the title Secret U.N. Army.   I also stumbled across, some time before that an article in which a particular man was boasting of how the UN's army is "a force to be reckoned with" of which he was told to redact that statement.   Because they want the army to be secret, that they may exhaust the strength of coalition forces through constant conflict wherever they desire to destabilize, calling it by it's familiar handle "war on terror", only that it's WE who are being painted as the terrorists.

    First it was Trumps "radical" extremists, now it's Trumps "radical" democrats, mark my words, gentlemen, when Trump is done with the Democrats, guess whose next… "radical" republicans, followed by Christians, Muslims, and anyone else they want to get rid of.

  15. ok ok I get it: russian meddeling in your elections is pure evil. but what double standard whining hypocrites you are: you really neve

  16. …heaered any rumours about cia-activities round the globe in the last
    60 years? stop those activities- and your double standard!

  17. wonder what russia been up to whilst we put all our attention on trump/russia?? oh ya there was that "nuke engine" explosion into the White Sea.

  18. This Is Not New…. More Power They Have More Corruption They Are …aThey Do That .. Because is About For Only For A Group Of People’s That They Are 15% only That Making Big A Lot Of Money 💰 The Rest 80% Of People’s Is To lives Poor with No Future.. Also No Benefits Only Lives To Working….. Thanks ….. El Perro Con Diferente Collar . Gracias

  19. McConnell is a naked traitor committing open treason to support tRumplethinsKKKin and his own master in the Kremlin. They deserve nothing short of public hanging.

  20. Michael Bennet seems to be the only Democrat upset by Moscow Mitch stuffing the courts with alt-right judges. The other candidates don't appreciate the magnitude of the damage being done; they are hung up on climate change. Hey, get rid of the Moscow Turtleneck first, then attend to climate change. Without Mitch, there will be no alt right judges to run to. I'm with Bennet.

  21. Mitch is himself a capitalist enterprise – most of his previous foreign trade has been with Taiwan, but no surprise he would try to open up his Russian market opportunities.

  22. Moscow Mitch is so crooked . he can't sit straight. he needs to be prosecuted along with trump and Barr. run the table.

  23. GOID BECAUSE THEY ALL SHOULD CONCEDE BECAUSE AMETICA REJECTS ANY DEMOCRAT PRESIDENT OR ANY DEMOCRAT IN CONGRESS AND CONCEDE BEFORE OUR GREAT WINNING PRESIDENT TRUMP EMBARRASSES U ON STAGE IN FRONT OF THE WHOLE WORLD.

  24. WRONG RUSSIA HACKED NOTHING IT WAS CHINA WJO CROOKED HILARY LET HACK OUR ELECTION RIGHT CREEPY JOE BIDEN YAH WE KNOW WHAT U AND YOUR SON DID IN CHINA AND UKRAINE.

  25. Mitch knows that the Americans can't support him and keep him in the fashion to which he has become accustomed. More seriously, the GOP seems like client rulers who must suppress any organic, common sense attempt to legislate and regulate because they have nothing to contribute to it and if the people had their way the GOP as it is now can't give anything.

  26. What a bloody joke u people don't care about no one's feeling all u care about is ur father Satan and money. It will be brought to nothing 🤑🤔🤣

  27. Corrupt Moscow Mitch needs to be arrested and locked up for life! Republicans are pure filth! VOTE BLUE NO MATTER WHO 2020 🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸🌊💙🇺🇸

  28. Congress: The House of Representatives is 2 year terms of service, the Senate is 6. 2016, "National Registered Voter Turnout in Federal Elections" was the LOWEST it's been in 20 years, 13 Million Republicans voted for him, he won the Electoral, the only one that really matters, but lost the popular vote by just under 3 Million. 2018, set new Mid-term records, 113 Million Citizens of the United States of America voted, the Republicans lost by 10 Million, and the Democrats won the House. The Senate in the 2018 Mid-terms, 9 Republicans and 24 Democrates were up for re-election, only 2 seats flipped, Democrat to Republican. 2020 is a TOTALLY different story, 22 Republicans, INCLUDING Moscow Mitch are up for re-election, only 12 Democrats. The Republicans in Congress that are on their knees bowing down and kissing Donald's feet instead of actually doing their job and keeping him under control, are getting put into retirement.

  29. Democrats are liers. No one proved the Russians hacked the 2016 election just an excuse why.their candidate didn't win. Can't understand how anyone can in sound mind be a democrat. They are immoral, godless.human beings.. Godless
    People pushing obortion, murdering innocent infants, confusing the minds of little children with the GBT alphabet nonsense, the insane hatred of the
    President by congress, Their plans to change laws to cheat their way to win the elections, and confronting people of the opposition party on streets, restaurants, anywhere and everywhere telling them they don't
    belong here, These are acts of insanity. Then Nancy Pelosi stating that the President's family should stage an intervention for him. If anyone needs an intervention would be most of
    The Democrat Congress.

  30. Moscow Mitch, and his wife, China Chow, the two most corrupt (except for Ross) Pig people currently in office.

  31. Are any of us surprised Moscow Mitch would enrich himself on the backs of Americans. NO WONDER HE WAS SO UPSET ABOUT THE NICKNAME!

  32. So, it must be the case that Moscow Mitch knows that he would not hold Kentucky without Russian help; and this is how he has retained his seat for so long, and it is why he is never bothered by anybody's assessment of, or opinion on, what he is not doing! 🤢

  33. Gardner will lose either way, Hickenlooper is liked in Colorado he should win easily. Make your name in the Senate and run for president in 8 years.

  34. It’d be funny if it weren’t so pathetic,…… oh what the heck I’ll laugh anyway.

    Bye Hickenlooper no one ever cared

  35. Moscow Mitch is also going to be building an huge transportation hub in N.E. Kentucky. So is Mitch in valved with Amazon as far as both of them getting together and making money because I watch the show talking about building a big hug for transportation just VOTE OUT MOSCOW Mitch McConnell

  36. Moscow Mitch has to go. He's too old and he's been in the senate since 1984. There needs to be a limit to how long a person can succeed themselves in the senate. None of the founding fathers ever expected a senator would serve for 36 years. That's close to the total lifespan of an average 18th century male.

  37. Aluminum plants use huge amounts of electricity. All those coal burning electric plants in the Ohio River Valley mean more air pollution and more global warming.

  38. McConnell has been doing this type of treasonous thing for years now, but because he's a grand wizard of the KKK, they're allowing him to continue this buffoonery. The dirt bag turtle whose claim to fame is how he stole from Obama and subverted democracy has actual Russian mobsters paying him to look the other way while they dismantle America on every level. My only question is why is he still in the senate? Something is really really wrong with the so called leaders of this nation.

  39. Donald Trump and the whole USA Corp. gang have already been declared illegal and prohibited by the Bretton Agreement conclusions under "President" John F. Kennedy. Please watch the weekly reportages from the world bank lawyer Karen Hudes here on youtube. She is responsible for the Global Currency Reset and also she declares the Trump "administration" as illegal as all "administrations" before him ! Don't you think this is worth to think about !?!..

  40. With the sincerest hope Kentuckians understand to vote for a real veteran Lt. Colonel McGrath, USMC. A Democrat woman whom would work for the citizens rather than sell his state to a Russian Oligarch investing which gives that Oligarch pressure on elected people.

  41. Beyond the debate over the essences of Lincoln's party (the one that abolished slavery), Republicans are no longer what they were with President Reagan … So, there is the certainty that the matter cannot reach the maximum height urgency in the ranks of the right because that means accepting that the evil hand of Vladimir Putin influenced and, therefore, overshadows the legitimacy of Trump's victory … GOP is the enemy of US.

  42. If you put measures in place that thwart the ability of Russia to interfere in our elections, Trump can't win. If you allow Russia to meddle, Moscow Mitch and Man Child benefit.

  43. Bennett, Hickenlooper and the other corporatist Dem hacks need to pull out of the Presidential race and take a long, hard look at themselves.
    SANDERS WARREN 2020 😎🤘

  44. It's time for AMERICAN'S to Wake up before it's to late and WE All be taken over by Communists because of Moscow Mitch and the Lying , Thievery of TRUMP. WHY ARE WE NOT IN FRONT OF THE CAPITAL? YEARS AGO DURING THE KING'S MARCHING DAY'S THIS WOULD NOT BE HAPPENING, LIKE THEN WE MARCHED FOR OUR RIGHTS AND SHOULD BE MARCHING NOW MORE NOW THAN EVER. OUR EXISTENCE IS IN JEOPARDY, OUR LIVES, OUR WAY OF LIFE AND OUR DEMOCRACY.
    WHY ARE WE ALLOWING THIS DESTRUCTION OF OUR NATION TO BE SO EASILY DESTROYED BEFORE OUR ON EYES!!!!
    ENOUGH BLOOD HAVEN'T BEEN SHED ENOUGH FROM OUR FORE FATHER'S WILL THEIR BLOOD BE IN VAIN? ALSO THE SLAVES THAT BUILT THEIR OWN CITY OKLAHOMA AND BUILT AN ECONOMY THAT THE GOVERNMENT ENVIED AND COMMANDED THE U.S.ARMY TO SLAUGHTERED THE WHOLE TOWN AND STOLE ALL THEIR BELONGINGS EVEN THE CHILDREN AND BABIES WASN'T SPARED. ALSO IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY ON A BLACK SUNDAY KKKWAS ALLOWED TO COME INTO THE CAPITAL LOCKED THE CHAMBER DOORS AND KILLED EVERY BLACK SENATORS AND CONGRESSMEN AT THAT TIME IT WAS THE DEMOCRATS THAT WAS THE RACIST THAT THE US ARMY WAS ALL OR PART OFTHE KKK.
    RISE MY AMERICA HISTORY HAS TAUGHT US THE PAST IS PAST, LOOK UNTO THE FUTURE FOR THE PAST WILL ONLY STOP THE FUTURE. DON'T GIVE IN TO HATE FOR TO MUCH BLOOD HAVE BEEN SHED FOR EQUILY AND PEACE STOP LETTING TRUMP AND MCCONNELL AND THEIR GREED OF MONEY ALLOW RUSSIA TO DIVIDE OUR COUNTRY TO BE CONQUERED FROM WITHIN.WE ARE AMERICANS, TOGETHER WE STAND AND WE FIGHT FOR OUR COUNTRY AND NO OTHER HOSTILE COUNTRY SHALL TAKE THE SOUL OF OUR COUNTRY OR PRESIDENT SHALL TAKE THE SOUL OF OUR COUNTRY AND STUMP IT IN THE GROUND AND SALE AMERICA TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER. WE ARE ONE NATION UNDER GOD INDIVISABLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL, WE ARE AMERICA AND WE ARE THE SOUL OF AMERICA.FIGHT AMERICA FOR SHE IS BEING SLAUGHTERED FROM WITH IN BY TRUMP AND MCCONNELL WITH RUSSIA'S DESIGNS TO TAKE US DOWN. PLEASE STOP THESE TRAITORS BOTH NEEDS TO BE JAILED ALONE WITH THE GOP FOR ENABLING THEM AND OBSTRUCTING JUSTICE THIS IS AN ALL OUT ATTACK ON AMERICA BY RUSSIA WITH AIDE FROM TRUMP AND MCCONNELL AND ALSO BARR AND GOP. AMERICA SAVE HER NOW. FIGHT FOR HER AMERICA NEEDS US NOW FOR THEY ARE RIPPING HER FROM WITHIN!!!

  45. It astounds me that Americans have to "save democracy from trump". I agree. trump is an enemy of the US and democracy. He is the enemy of all that is just, right and good. And yet….he is still squatting in the White House. How is this possible?

  46. Let's not forget his Chinese wife and what she was attempting to do. A marriage for political gains? I think it could be.

  47. www.russiahackedourdemocracy.com
    You can read the book on line. If you donate $1 to $100 the book will be sent to Moscow Mitch. As of Aug 15, 2019 1:27pm EDT 2200 books have been sent. Free to read!

  48. Hey Lawrence, tell everyone about the Epstein Vatixan connection.

    How about the rotten catholic church and orphans of Duplessis?

    How about how 800 infants bodies were stuffed into septic tanks by the sisters of "Bon Secours"?

    Or perhaps google the flaming Cardinal Spellman. Ever wonder why they called Vietnam Spelly's War?

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