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Trump Pressures Ukraine to Investigate Biden & Impeachment Looms | The Daily Show

October 21, 2019

Donald J. Trump. Once again, the president of the
United States is in big trouble. ANNOUNCER:
NBC News special report. Good afternoon, everyone.
We’re coming on the air in this busy news day
with breaking news, an announcement
from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of a formal impeachment inquiry
into President Donald Trump. Today, I’m announcing
the House of Representatives moving forward with
an official impeachment inquiry. The actions taken to date
by the president have seriously violated
the Constitution. The president
must be held accountable. No one is above the law. Holy crap. (cheering and applause) It’s finally happening? After two years of avoiding it, Trump may finally face
articles of impeachment, which, believe me,
he is not happy about. It’s impeachment,
which Trump hates, plus articles,
which he hates even more. Yeah. If his mom ever caught him
with a Playboy magazine, he’d be like, “I swear,
I’m not reading the articles– just looking at the boobs.” And if you thought Trump was… (coughs):
unhinged before, I can’t even imagine
what he’s gonna be like now. Like, he’s been crazy. Can you imagine
what he’s gonna be like now? You better keep your kids away
from Twitter, people, ’cause this thing is gonna be
a Category 5 tweet storm. And this one will hit Alabama. (cheering and applause) But… but how did we get here? And what does it all mean? Well, let’s find out
in our brand-new segment, The Full Story. -♪ ♪
-(cheering and applause) So, how did Donald Trump
land himself on the road to impeachment? Well, it all started last week, with a mysterious report
from a whistleblower. ANNOUNCER:
This is CNN breaking news. And we do begin
with that breaking news. CNN has learned that President
Trump had a communication with a foreign leader
that was so troubling to one
U.S. intelligence official that they filed
a whistleblower complaint. The Washington Post reports
this involved a promise. It is not known
who the whistleblower is or who the foreign leader is. Yes. It was so exciting. Trump had a mysterious phone
call with a foreign leader, and everyone was wondering
what it could be. Did he promise Kim Jong-un
that he could use his Netflix password? Or did he promise Vladimir Putin a role in the next
Fast and Furious movie? We didn’t know. The even more exciting question
was who is the whistleblower. ‘Cause it could be anybody. Except Mike Pence. Oh, because he doesn’t believe
in blowing things. Yeah. Mother… Mother says the mouth
is for prayer. Nothing else. He doesn’t even blow out
birthday candles. He just uses a fire extinguisher
on the cake. “In the name of Jesus, I extinguish
these tiny wax penises.” So, the breaking news was that someone
in the intelligence community had reported Trump
for doing something shady with a foreign leader,
and it didn’t take long for the details to come out. WOMAN: President Trump has been
accused of threatening to hold back military aid
to the Ukraine if leaders there fail to investigate former
Vice President Joe Biden. MAN: The president pushed
eight times for an investigation
into Joe Biden. At the time of the call, the Trump administration
was withholding $250 million in military aid to Ukraine that
Congress had already approved. Yeah, this is huge. Donald Trump is accused of holding back military aid
approved by Congress for Ukraine unless they helped him
dig up dirt on Joe Biden, which, if true,
would be devastating. It’s an abuse of power,
it’s extortion, and maybe worst of all,
it’s asking a foreign country to meddle in America’s election.
Yeah. Which is one thing,
that if you were Donald Trump, you should stay away from,
right? ‘Cause they’d just beaten
the Russia case. It would be like
if the day after Michael Jackson got acquitted
of touching kids, he was like, “Let’s celebrate! Slumber party at my house!” (laughter) And as bad as it is for America, think about what it felt like
for Ukraine. These guys are
in the middle of a war, fighting off Russian invasion,
right? And now, because of Trump, they
have to deal with this shit? Can you imagine them
on the battlefield just like, “Comrade, Comrade,
we need more ammunition!” He’s like… (coughing) “What do you mean–
more ammunition? No more bullets until
we dig up dirt on Joe Biden!” He’s like, “Biden?
Didn’t they see the clip “where he forgot Obama’s name? He’s burying himself!” (laughter) So… (laughter) (applause and cheering) (coughs) So, this was a pretty damning
accusation against Donald Trump, because using the power
of the presidency for your own political gain is
about as bad as it gets, but according to Trump,
he ain’t done shit. WOMAN:
Mr. Trump dismissing the report as “presidential harassment,”
tweeting… That call was perfect.
It couldn’t have be nicer. And even the Ukrainian
government put out a statement that that was a perfect call. Yes, yes, yes. According to the Donald,
he did nothing wrong in his dealings with Ukraine. In fact,
they had a perfect call. (laughter) And, uh, can I be honest? I think he’s lying. (laughter) You know why? ‘Cause there’s no such thing
as a perfect call. Something always goes wrong. That’s why we text, right? There’s always something wrong
with a call. Either the phone’s cutting out, or you’re talking over
each other, or you tell them you love them,
and then, there’s just silence. It’s always something. And here’s another reason
I think he’s lying. If Trump has nothing to hide,
and he did nothing wrong, then why is he doing this? WOMAN: The Trump administration
is facing a Thursday deadline to hand over the complaint
to Congress, as is required by law. MAN: The president
is digging in his heels as the White House is blocking
the release of a whistleblower complaint
to Congress. Apparently, about
a conversation Mr. Trump had with a foreign leader
that raised red flags with an administration
official. Okay, you got to admit
that’s hella suspicious. Why is Trump breaking the law
to prevent Congress from seeing
the whistleblower’s report? He must be up
to something shady. Or maybe he just said something
really embarrassing on those calls, you know? Maybe it was like,
“Okay, great. “Well, it was nice
talking to you. “Oh, and by the way, “if I drink anything
after 8:00 p.m., I wet the bed. Bye-bye! Bye!” (laughter, applause) So,
despite a unanimous vote today from Democrats and Republicans
in the Senate to release
the whistleblower’s report, Trump and his people are trying
to block it at all costs. But the one silver lining
of any Trump scandal is that if you just wait
long enough, eventually, he’ll just spill the beans
himself. The conversation I had
was largely congratulatory, was largely corruption, all
of the corruption taking place, was largely the fact
that we don’t want our people, like Vice President Biden
and his son, creating to the-the corruption
already in the Ukraine. There was no pressure
put on them whatsoever, but there was pressure put on
with respect to Joe Biden. What Joe Biden did for his son–
that’s something -they should be looking at.
-(overlapping shouting) Okay, we all… we all…
we all heard that, right? Trump just said
there was no pressure, except for the pressure
to get dirt on Biden. That’s the only pressure
we’re talking about! (laughter, applause) That’s not a defense.
That’s an admission! That’s like Scar going, “Whoa,
whoa, whoa, I’m not a murderer. “I haven’t killed anyone
other than Mufasa. “In fact, he’s the one
you should be looking into. “What kind
of parent allows their child to run around with warthogs?” And in case you’re wondering,
in case you’re wondering, Trump’s claim is that while
Joe Biden was vice president, he pressured Ukraine
to fire their top prosecutor because he was investigating
a Ukrainian company that Biden’s son was
a board member of. That’s the story.
Now, there’s no evidence that supports
Trump’s accusation. But even it did–
even if it did– it wouldn’t negate
that Donald Trump abused the power of his office to try and dig up dirt
on a political opponent. So, that’s the full story. Ukraine, Trump,
impeachment, Hunter Biden. But there’s still one key piece
of the puzzle that’s missing. The whistleblower’s complaint. The spark that
has started this blaze. And if Trump refuses
to hand it over, we need to get it
some way or another. And thanks to Lenny Kravitz,
we have the perfect solution. (laughter) If you have
the whistleblower report, please, we need you
to e-mail it to… (cheering)

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  2. We really need to follow the constitution and remove this current government and replace it with the government that was the original intent. Don't know original intent? Then you don't need to be in the government. But right now our government is inefficient, bloated, and not at all educated in the constitution. The "news" isn't aware of the constitution either and they are worse! Media lies! They spin words and make up shit to make the constitution look irrelevant to fill their socialist agenda.

  3. Biden publicly admitted to pressuring the Ukrainian president, with 1 BILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF AID, to FIRE the chief investigator of a program committed to ousting corruption within the gas company that Hunter Biden was a board member of. #TheFullStory?

  4. Oops…I'm in the wrong news hub….I
    must be in the crazy part of the YouTube again, how the hell did I get here!?

  5. These journalists are better than paid brokers for politicians. They know how to lie through their teeth for a penny. Crazy profession.

  6. Careful with that "komrad". This word, I think, comes from communist times that Ukrainians associate with Russia. I might be wrong, but I believe Ukrainians would find that unacceptable.
    Great show by the way ^^

  7. Trump, his minions, GOP, Murdock have irreparably harmed our democracy. (Murdock in addition is largely responsible for BREXIT and political unrest throughout Europe.). This was done by race baiting, media manipulation, and taking advantage of pure ignorance. The elites, through the GOP, historically exploited the racial divide to promote their interests (i.e., accumulate much wealth as possible without having to contribute back to the institutions and machinations responsible for such.). Trump took this to a whole another level. Now we have a firmly entrenched racist and illiberal cult who cannot be swayed by truth or reason, even reality – millions of people. These people mindlessly hold Trump blameless for anything he does or say. Their irrationality is surreal to the point of questioning whether they are possessed or some sort of animal instinct taking over. Sorry to say, but things are going to get much worse!

  8. Like SNL our friend Trevor must watch out not to go too racist with the typecasting. The voices fit too much in an identity frame.

  9. Dude where are you from? Sounds like England, or maybe south Africa. Who makes you the judge of my country. Where do broudcast? Americans are strong you should be appreciated for our support. dang Americans support our country. Fools

  10. Excuse me the Democrats are going against Thompson tution trying to tell us we can't have guns oh but that's okay cuz they're Democrats God forbid right

  11. I would like to thank the "piece of garbage" in the white house
    for helping me to appreciate and understand all the dignity
    that goes into that position by acting so childish and ignorant.
    I so appreciate everyone before him who held that office.
    even in disgrace nixon went out with dignity

  12. I found this show funny at the beginning 'cause I thought the dude was objectivly comical. But now, when I hear the crowd cheering when the dude talks about impeachment.. nah, fuck off now, mongols

  13. You know what's really sad all you stupid motherfkrs that believe this sht lmao they are fkn evidence on biden he was on video bragging about getting that prosecutor fired if they didn't fire him they was not getting a billion dollars of tax payers money because that prosecutor was investigating his son but ohhh that's ok trump can't have them look in too it he is breaking the law impeach him lmao the reason why he ask them is because they are in the middle of it they know everything but all you ppl do is ignore all the corruption that's right in front of you instead attack trump just like you been doing since the day after the election one thing after another sitting on cnn mnbc ABC CBS 24/7 talking about the same sht and at same time never having proof of anything they are saying lmao then after that doesn't work let's find something else to go after him for but they do nothing but fail it's been so fkn clear they all have one agenda to get him out of office make him look bad because they know what's coming trump is gonna expose them all what do you think he meant when he said he is going to drain the swamp all the fkn crooks you trump haters support that don't give a sht about you lmao they not even doing there job look at every city ran by Democrats the same sht for many yrs nothing but sht holes it's ok though we will have the last laugh I can guarantee that

  14. Only people pressured are the democrats to drum up more ways to waste American taxes on foolish excuses to try to hurt btw, the y can't but,they will try umpteen times so folks set back and watch millions get spent while we Americans know democrats are the true terrorist!!!

  15. It's weird how Trump has made these shows as exiting as Marvel movies.. until you realize the damage isn't fiction.

  16. This was funny as shit to me😆😆
    Especially the tweet storm and hitting Alabama this time, priceless. Not only is Trevor nice eye candy, he's intelligent, smart and I can listen to his accent all day, so some y'all build a dayuiom life since your asshole idiot #45 can't build his imaginary wall,racist ass. Y'all Trumpters have literally sold your soul to someone who is only USING YOU for a vote, he can give zero fucks about you and your family. Anyone with any type of self respect or dignity with any legitimate morals of honesty and truth would not even begin to entertain that racist. But some of y'all fell hook, line and sinker for this con reality tv jerk. That's the sad part. That y'all let your hatred of PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA And your hatred of the THE REAL WINNER AND LEGITIMATE PRESIDENT HILLIARY RODHAM CLINTON cloud everything you know this man #45 to be. A RACIST!!!!

  17. The president must "take care that the laws be faithfully executed." This clause in the Constitution imposes a duty on the president to enforce the laws of the United States and is called the Take Care Clause, also known as the Faithful Execution Clause or Faithfully Executed Clause. They are trying to impeach Trump for doing his job. He has a duty to investigate the bribe or payment made to Biden. Only an idiot would not see a problem with an American V.P. caring about getting a Ukraine fired.

  18. You do not have to dig, to get anything on Pedo-Biden and his surgery that failed! Apparently you just can not operate on the brain and get the pedo out of it when you’re entire Brain is infested!
    Are you kidding, Biden won’t get anywhere! If he does consider the pit opened! Hide your children people!

  19. If it's wrong for Joe Biden to use his influence to get his son a job which I don't know that he did that why is it not wrong to have Ivanka Trump in the White House and make up a job for your son-in-law that has no fun relations experience making deals with the Saudis United Emirates Iraq Iran Kuwait nepotism at its finest not a crime just bad judgment

  20. I am certain that trump’s lawyers are smart enough and so as the republicanns in the house of congress……because this opposition to trump won’t really stop disturbing trump…because they are unhappy that this trump guy won in the 2016 election…they cannot accept it that their candidate was defeated…..politics is just a weather2 guys….

  21. 7 billion dollars vanished from Ukraine. The Democrats lie with yet another hoax. The President is looking into criminal activity. You chickens watching this BS need to wake up. Trump has kept this country from war and economic destruction. Vote straight Republican.

  22. NOTICE 2:01 she said to one person …… who A) was not on the call…… B) there are like 10 people who sit in on the line and C) YOU CAN READ IT YOURSELF  ……. what is REALLY funny is THIS is from CNN xD…. then they lie!!!

  23. Here is the Transcript SHOW ME this illegal crime? the best part ITS FROM CNN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. There was no any matter about the 250 Mill Aid for the call, cuz they will come no matter what. The one hasnt to do anything with the other. ANd yes, the call was perfect, BCUZ there arent perfect calls, very extraordinary. WIth ''Respect putten pressure'' is from a distance the observation of corruption dirt that COULD be. Trump 2020 #MAGA

  25. Hey Everyone, a group of friends started a blog and would love to hear what you guys think about it. Pass by and show some love!

  26. My observations: Hunter Biden was supposedly given a job in an energy company of Ukraine or an oil exploration company of Ukraine while Biden was given leverage to deal with such nations as Ukraine and China on behalf of President Obama and Uncle Sam.
    Some in the government of Ukraine are in favor of Hillary and the Democrats and preferred that they win elections in 2016: They released, in 2016, all the payment details of lobbying works payments given by Kyiv government to Manafort, so that an important campaigner in the Trump campaign is villified. Past History:::: As Crimea was predominantly Russian speaking, Queen Catherine gave / attached Crimea to Russia kingdom in 1783 after liberating Kyiv of Turkish Ottoman rule. Recent History::: In 1954 a drunken Khrushchev, an ethnic Ukrainian in Soviet Union re-entered his office at night with his personal bodyguard, and wrote an office memo writing that he is personally gifting tiny Crimea to Ukraine, even if it has a Russian speaking majority. Russians say their lawmakers were never given the office memo to ratify it into law. In short the gift was illegal of Crimea from Russian maps to Ukrainian maps . Oil company given verbal promises of oil exploration in Crimea by Kyiv govt in 2013. These oil companies are begging the Democrats and Hillary to do the needful.

  27. why is anyone applauding ms.-only-now-that-it's-popular-am-i-for-an-impeachment-inquiry-pelosi??

    because NANCY is still dragging her stupid feet, very publicly insisting on minimizing the number of potential charges against that orange nastiness in the White House

    so, again i ask: why celebrate her weak stance on trump?? and why are more citizens NOT asking why she gives him nearly everything he wants, in the end?? and WHY is she trying so hard to make sure he doesn't face consequences for his ongoing criminal behavior?? as she very publicly stated when she insisted, at a recent press conference, how important she says it is to focus ONLY on the most recent charges at hand??

    WHY is nancy so AFRAID of trump?? because whatever it is, she's obviously compromised and working for the sake of her own fears and self-interests, NOT for what's best for us, her constituents! which makes nancy pelosi as much of a danger to the Republic as trump is.

  28. I find it disheartening that the media can so easily manipulate so many people. Stop letting the TV control how you think. if you're as open-minded as you think you are, read the transcript for yourself and form your own opinion.

  29. Please leave Donald …. why ???? you have two Kings ….. King George III until 1774 and King Donald I since 2017 —- why died so many men in war of indepence ???

  30. Donald Trump says – American first and mean: Donald FIRST with Help from —- Russia, North Korea, Türkei, FUCK DONALD TRUMP

  31. He was in big trouble too about the Russian collision 😂😂😂😂 you guys just need to accept that he beat your ass in the 2016 election

  32. trevor noah isnt funny hes a cock head. ashamed to call him a South African, biden son was corruptly put on that board of governors for 50 k USD per month whilst his daddy was vice pres, because his daddy was VP…illegal!!! get your facts straight dick head noah! And biden still hasnt given an answer cos hes guilty, simple. protected by all the other guilty assholes of the Establishment trying to hide the truth whove dne same in ukraine. including the media who hire assholes like this one to further their lies. wake up sheep, youre being told lies!

  33. He's the only one who stood up vs. china.. he's securing the boarder for illegal immigration.. leave your president alone! Let him be, who can do better?😷

  34. The US is 20 trillion in debt and they give hundreds of millions to corrupt foreign Governments. What a bunch of IDIOTS. TOO FUNNY

  35. Trevor's news sources are abc and cnn. What does it say about this channel? He's owned by the Democrats. This is sad because Trevor is a talented guy and shouldn't have involved himself with a hypocritical political party.

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