Ukraine Scandal Videos

Trump and Republicans pushing ridiculous “Crowdstrike Conspiracy Theory”

Trump went on Fox News and claimed, without any evidence, that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election to work against him. That lie came just one day after Dr. Fiona Hill testified that pushing out that misinformation is doing the work of the Russian intelligence services. Ali Velshi discusses with Michael Weiss and David Corn. Aired on 11/22/19.

 

Russian Propaganda Seen Fusing With Republican Ukraine Narrative

Rachel Maddow shares video of testimony by former National Security Council official Fiona Hill in which she describes the Russian propaganda roots of the Ukraine conspiracy theory promoted by Donald Trump and his followers and notes the dismaying fusing of Russian propaganda narratives with U.S. Republican talking points. Aired on 11/21/19.

 

Former ambassador excoriates corruption of Trump acolytes

Rachel Maddow reports on the dignity and integrity with which former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch presented herself for testimony in Congress today, ripping the corrupt and misguided motives that led Donald Trump to pull her from duty in the Ukraine. Aired on 10/11/19

 

Trump Backers Aim To Smear War Hero Amid More Damaging Testimony

Rachel Maddow describes the impressive accomplishments of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified before the House impeachment committees today as a first-person witness to Donald Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian president. True to form, Trump allies in Congress and the media have tried to blunt news of Vindman’s testimony with baseless smears. Aired on 10/29/19.

Mick Mulvaney admits quid pro quo with Ukraine

The White House acting chief of staff said President Trump ordered him to withhold military aid in part to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrats.

Trump May Have Worked A Previous Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

Rachel Maddow looks a thesis put forward by the Washington Post’s David Ignatius that Donald Trump exacted personal favors related to the Paul Manafort case from the government of Ukraine in exchange for granting a June 2017 meeting to Ukraine’s then-president Petro Poroshenko. Aired on 11/01/19.

 

 

Trump W.H. blocked condemnation of Russian aggression: diplomat

Rachel Maddow highlights reporting on a piece of impeachment inquiry testimony from diplomat Christopher Anderson in which he reveals some backstory on the Trump administration’s failure to condemn Russian aggression toward Ukrainian ships in 2018. Aired on 10/30/19.

 

Phone Call Notes Expose Barr’s Deep Involvement In Ukraine Scheme

Shocking revelation that two separate officials referred Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine to the Department of Justice for possible investigation. The DOJ decided against any action after a cursory investigation, only to have it revealed that Attorney General William Barr was mentioned by name several times in the Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president. Aired on 09/25/19.

 

2 Arrested Rudy Giuliani Associates Are Key For Impeachment Inquiry

Why two associates of Rudy Giuliani were arrested for campaign finance violations, how it ties back to Giuliani and President Trump, and why it’s relevant in the impeachment inquiry. Aired on 10/10/19.

 

Criminality Taints Giuliani Role In Trump Ukraine Scheme

Rachel Maddow reports on the arrests of two associates of Rudy Giuliani, Les Parnas and Igor Fruman, who were working on the Ukraine scheme that is now the subject of the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry, for FEC violations related to funneling foreign money to a Trump-supporting super PAC. Giuliani also consulted with convicted felon Paul Manafort and indicted oligarch Dmytro Firtash in his Ukraine work for Trump. Aired on 10/10/19.