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Trump Aims To Open Vital U.S. Forest To Logging, Drilling, Mining | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

March 7, 2020


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  • Reply RedroomStudios September 2, 2019 at 1:31 am

    no surprise… they are all as corrupt as one another. criminals running everything now.

  • Reply Robert Cronin September 2, 2019 at 3:29 am

    What's next, open hunting season for bald eagles?

  • Reply Dan Forster September 2, 2019 at 3:39 am

    Get this 💩 out the WH please. 🤡🤮

  • Reply AThagoras September 2, 2019 at 4:04 am

    Congress should be kicking some butt!
    Can't they get rid of a grossly corrupt and incompetent cabinet official?

  • Reply ElPocho DelMundo September 2, 2019 at 11:13 am

    The story about Cheney shooting someone still is not digestible by me. I didn't first hear it on the news and my older son (now 25) told me about it. I was incredulous abut the story at that time, like, we still don't have all the facts. I"m not a hunter myself, fishing being my thing. But as a kid, before the age I could be licensed, I regularly went out with my gramps, older bro, cousins, several licensed bird hunting family and friends. They'd shoot doves, pheasants, whatever birds were in season in rural California. (Deer hunting also, but that's a different story.) All of these males, adult and boys, had taken and passed hunter safety courses, and they all observed the rules. I and another young cousin were instructed each time by gramps, "You boys stay behind this line. It's not safe to go beyond that line, you might get shot." Neither I nor my cousin were inclined to test gramps' estimate of the danger, and we were consciously freshly reminded every time we'd go out with them. Each hunter was assigned a post along a line or curve that moved forward to flush out the game, in stages and on gramps' (or somebody's ) word, so everyone was aware of everybody else's position. I find it very difficult to understand how one hunter could shoot the other in the face by accident if they had any training. The incident needs a bit more accounting to be credible.
    BTW, hunter safety courses back in those days (50s and 60s) were taught by certified instructors from the National Rifle Association, the NRA. There was no advocacy for attack rifles, or any other guns, for that matter. The old school NRA was a great service organization interested in promoting game hunting, and so also interested in associated conservation efforts. Most of their effotts were put in safe hunting.

  • Reply Gerdschi D September 2, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Another distraction. Keep the focus on Trumps criminal record, and throw him in Jail.

  • Reply mark brunette September 2, 2019 at 12:21 pm

    Trump is his worst own enemy. Let him go.

  • Reply Shucks September 2, 2019 at 1:40 pm

    Why wouldn't he? His Blackstone buddy and major donor is already buring the Amazon rainforest for agribusiness. Makes sense to me, no surprises here. This is what we get for the 'deregulation of government' that Americans love so much.

  • Reply phil hachey September 2, 2019 at 2:21 pm

    Shhhh, let's not talk about climate change. We need more nukes to destroy hurricanes yea

  • Reply Matthijs Bos September 2, 2019 at 4:25 pm

    Rachel Maddow is the Sean Hannity of MSNBC.

  • Reply 53anHarri50n September 2, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    This lady annoys me.

  • Reply Grateful Peace September 2, 2019 at 4:38 pm

    Trump has been and is a catastrophe in EVERY ASPECT (farmers; usda; environment; economy; lawfulness; etc, etc.). GET HIM OUT. LOCK HIM UP !!! His strategy (Vladimir inspired?) is absolute destruction. WE MUST PERSIST IN GETTING TRUMP IMPEACHED !!! LOCK TRUMP UP !!! Absolute PERSISTENCE is what is called for here and in all TRULY rightful accomplishments !!!

  • Reply maodonimega September 2, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    Humans…the most dangerous animal on the planet. When led by an ignorant, greedy and stupid human…like Trump….the whole world suffers…humans, other animals and plants, including our first defender…the trees. All avoidable if we only listen and observe.

  • Reply Denyze September 2, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Under our constitution, Trump, an incompetent POTUS, has the power to destroy our planet.
    He can issue orders to lift restrictions on logging in Alaska.
    This incompetent POTUS brought us to the edge of war in July 2019 with braggadocio bullying tactics.
    Not to mention POTUS playing chicken with our economy in August.
    What does this say about a constitution that does not have provisions for curtailing the powers of a psychologically unstable sociopath?

  • Reply K Adams September 2, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    And all the while Nancy stalls Trump continues his reign of destruction

  • Reply Elize Steyn September 2, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    PLEASE BE A LITTLE MORE KIND.

  • Reply pica September 2, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    The FAT, LYING, A$$HOLE, ORANGE IMBECILE is going to make a $hithole country out of the USA, and the RICHpubliKKKONS in congress are partly to blame!!!! He's trying to make as much $$$ as he can before they THROW HIM OUT of OUR WH!!!!

  • Reply Doug Townsend September 2, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Remember that Biden and Harris dropped out of the Climate change debate . Bernie has no corporate donations . Please remember to sift through MSNBC ''S SAME OLD , New boss , same as the old boss,(can you hear Kieth Moon ) WE WON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN

  • Reply Grateful Peace September 2, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    And who would be the greed fallen Corporations / people who would choose to be so destructive to go into the Tongass Ntl Forest and cut ??? Can we have a list of their names clearly in writing. Trump may currently be the leader of darkness; but any other actors as such – – need to be cleaned out just as thoroughly !!! It's beyond time to boycott all and any companies with such destructive practices !!! From devastating old growth forest cutting; to pesticides and herbicides, and everything in between. Have we lost sight of what the use of PALM OIL in grocery products has / is doing? Palm oil also listed as: PKO; PHPKO; FP(K)O; OPKO. Do NOT buy food made with these ingredients !!! We ultimately have the power in what we purchase. Please …. let's do right !!!

  • Reply Fortescue September 2, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    Are there any petitions against this planned logging?
    'Noted Forest Management Expert Donald Trump Wants to Log World's Largest Intact Temperate Rainforest'
    https://earther.gizmodo.com/noted-forest-management-expert-donald-trump-wants-to-lo-1837639261
    Trump Moves to Allow Logging in World’s Largest Intact Temperate Rainforest
    https://www.democracynow.org/2019/8/29/headlines/trump_moves_to_allow_logging_in_worlds_largest_intact_temperate_rainforest

  • Reply Grateful Peace September 2, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    If you have any kind of faith, it's far past time to begin PRACTICING !!! Whatever name your tradition, or non tradition refers to God as – it is far time to invoke clear and miraculous help !!! Free will has gotten us into this horrifying mess. Use your free will (at the very least – intend / choose) to trust in God. ASK for help out of all of this darkness !!!

  • Reply Clifford Roebuck September 2, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    Farmers are getting payed,oh yeah corporate farms that is. Other Farmers are left to sell their farms to Corporations.

  • Reply David Dorsey September 2, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    Farmers deserve what they voted for, …now they will want taxpayers money to help them out.

  • Reply dri eey September 2, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    Rachel, Rachel why don't you tell your followers the true cause of most of the methane gases… eating animals. Vegetarianism is going mainstream in the coming years. It's a wave that can't be stopped so get used to it.

  • Reply hankakah September 2, 2019 at 10:48 pm

    Time to Impeach Trump, and the GOP that support him. The longer he is in office, the more damage he does to our country and the long lasting effects they will do, on account of one moron who has no clue what he is currently doing. 2 1/2 years of catastrophic policies and thinking is enough, we don't need him to finish his term, impeach him so we can indict him, his GOP co-conspirators, his administration, and his family.

  • Reply Jesse Livermore September 2, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    i find it amazing americans where criticizing bolsonaro in Brazil for opening the amazon florest, and now here we are, trump wants to chop up alaska…. and believe me with the companies in canada and usa it will be chopped in less then 10 years.

  • Reply Jesse Livermore September 2, 2019 at 11:16 pm

    if the florest goes we go right after.

  • Reply John Kurtz September 3, 2019 at 2:32 am

    Doni what's in it for me trump. Money money money money money money money money money money money

  • Reply Brian Cossey September 3, 2019 at 7:11 am

    NASA states the majority of green house gas is water vapor

  • Reply caw September 3, 2019 at 9:11 am

    DUDE

  • Reply Annie September 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

    Maybe Trump should go quail hunting with Mitch so we can hear him say "Case closed" 😂😂😂😂

  • Reply Annie September 3, 2019 at 9:38 am

    Trump's base are so loyal that they don't mind this one bit as long as he keeps up the rhetoric and evilness.

  • Reply David Dolezal September 3, 2019 at 10:57 am

    Hopefully in 14 months they cannot do too much damage. Until we take the Senate we are powerless to stop him legislatively. I'm not sure of the dynamics in regard to regulations. The executive branch has too much power. Possibly there is someone with standing that could seek to enjoin these actions through the courts.

  • Reply Jada September 3, 2019 at 1:53 pm

    Thanks Rachel! Your information is the truth we all need to know!

  • Reply Dave Foreman September 3, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    Who names their son Rachel?

  • Reply Jim Stack September 3, 2019 at 4:48 pm

    I believe Trump gets his talking points and ideas from Russia. During the 2016 campaign, many things that he was spouting came directly from the actual fake news posted on Facebook. These policies concerning the environment are more of that fake news. Trump could not think of these policies on his own. Cambridge Analytica was the major source of putting ads on Facebook, after they stole personal data from 80 million people.

  • Reply bnlatin23 September 3, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    Trump does not care about the environment, if he can sell it by lifting regulations for development , you can bet he is. They forced all those environmental scientists to quit so they would quit releasing reports of how bad the environment is. None of this current administration is capable of doing anything and dont know what they are doing .

  • Reply Trojan Hampton September 3, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    The best of big brain decisions and the best of big brain hiring-

  • Reply Trojan Hampton September 3, 2019 at 4:59 pm

    If rolling back anything from Obama's administration it's 45 current plan then he has nothing to offer. Stop destroying America please

  • Reply serious September 3, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    So…what's this orange fool's endgame?

  • Reply Vendicar Kahn September 3, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    Stupid Liberals. Forests cause forest fires.

    MAGA 2020

  • Reply john herring September 3, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    Mulvaney is a evil mutha fucka……while he sits in his elitest perch he is talking about ppls jobs and how they feed their families.Fish rots from the head down though

  • Reply The Way of Bonsai September 3, 2019 at 6:12 pm

    I DON'T care that farmers (the new welfare class) had to wait from 7am to 7 pm in order to get their welfare check. "Reap what you sow". If you voted for that POS in the White House, I have no sympathy for you nor your family. I hope you all rot along with your crops.

  • Reply BundesRepublic Murica September 3, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    Disgusting. The sooner his base figures out that he is the problem the sooner they will go “oh we made a huge mistake”.

  • Reply BundesRepublic Murica September 3, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Mulvaney is an arch criminal as well.

  • Reply BundesRepublic Murica September 3, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    What would happen if they held a government and nobody came?

  • Reply timothy riley September 3, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Death to President Titty Bar

  • Reply Ruben Munoz September 3, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    why gain the whole world and lose yourself in the process?

  • Reply Calisa Hardy September 4, 2019 at 12:24 am

    While we all suffer people in the administration struggle to find the "opps" button.

  • Reply Eb theDoc September 4, 2019 at 12:28 am

    This is what we get when Trumpie’s “best people” for the USDA is a multiply felonious “suburban developer” with zero training and zilch experience of ANY kind in agricultural matters! Great segment, TRMS !!!

  • Reply The chef Randy September 4, 2019 at 12:46 am

    You have to understand the Republican system they try to make the government run as bad as possible that way they can say to their constituents looksee the government is bad and does a terrible job they write bad laws they do bad policy they get rid of good people it's all part of the plan and make government run as bad as possible

  • Reply Jeffrey Johnson September 4, 2019 at 12:52 am

    Trump is the greatest President since Lincoln. The left hated Lincoln for freeing the slaves and similarly hates Trump because he is restoring liberty to all Americans.

  • Reply Jeffrey Johnson September 4, 2019 at 12:59 am

    Mad Cow continues to spew misinformation daily, but people are getting wise to her B.S.

  • Reply L B September 4, 2019 at 1:47 am

    Looking so forward to another four years of y’all crying everyday and watching the young fella here on the news whining about everything Trump does to make America great again. Y’all stand a great chance here in 2020… Pocahontas, Bernie, whoever… it won’t matter.

  • Reply The Spirit of Food.com since 1998 September 4, 2019 at 1:55 am

    Wow, Trump and Mitch McConnell have just been mentioned as major benefactors of the guy [CEO Stephen Schwarzman[, etc. who is developing agri business in the Amazon Forest, building massive roadway to transport crops etc. faster. https://youtu.be/FyR-l6aJTfc Not sure it isn't time to step in and slow the progress on these type of projects, [i.e. Alaska Tongass Forest] rather than veiling them in obscurity.

  • Reply Andrew S September 4, 2019 at 4:41 am

    Maddow is joke and her ratings are plummeting.

  • Reply Nick D September 4, 2019 at 4:44 am

    Vote, work for Bernie Sanders, or else!

    Or else what?

    Or else any of the rest will follow Trump's decision-making cuz they all take corporate PAC money, making them all corporate functionaries

  • Reply Robert Lee September 4, 2019 at 5:16 am

    Can't we just get this Monster trumo and his goons and family out of th8s planet to Jupiter? They want to live an a inhospitable planet then put them on Jupiter or Saturn. No Returns.

  • Reply DankNSpank September 4, 2019 at 5:39 am

    And his boot licking, flag sucking supporters will cheer him on.

  • Reply xl September 4, 2019 at 7:24 am

    It's crazy how the quality was still so bad in 2006. I mean, it's not that long ago, but it feels no different than a VHS

  • Reply Shuhei Hisagi September 4, 2019 at 3:19 pm

    Ha, farmers in lines for pays out and still being screwed over!
    No sympathy from me!
    Fk you Trumpf supporters! Reap what you sow!
    For those wise-ing up and stop supporting him and his criminal RepubliKKKunt enablers, protect your farms and livilhood by not supporting RepubliKKKunts or Trumpf!

  • Reply Don Ixion September 4, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    The sad thing is that most of these climate change deniers are older and wont be around to see the results of their stupidity. They don't want to care and don't have to care and they know it. The rest of us? Yeah, who cares?!

  • Reply Jeff Kakashi September 4, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    People in 3er world countries are been using natural gas for years now lol.

  • Reply Karen Bishop September 4, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    You can’t buy back the earth,..

  • Reply Stephen Long September 4, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    farmers payments are going to Trump and Family.

  • Reply Sonya Bowles September 4, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    Don't just vote Trump out. Vote out the incompetent and complicit Republican senate. Oh, and we also need to organize some protest to force the senate to protect our election's. Just saw a video a couple of days ago of proof of voting machines changing voters choices from democrat candidates to Republican. The man clicked and clicked the box for who he wanted to vote for, and the machine changed it to the Republican candidate every single time. We need to go back to paper ballots. We need to not only save our country, but the world as well. Get your family and communities registered to vote.

  • Reply Domino Ryan September 4, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    Someone needs to shoot trump

  • Reply Ron Wright September 4, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    After trump has open all our natural resources to be ripped apart by industry we should donate him for medical research!

  • Reply J R September 4, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    The 1% can buy oxygen can you?

  • Reply Hans Oconner September 4, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    So far he has given and allowed quite a few corporations over the years permission to drill, mine and log the national parks and monument land and it is all just for profit. It has been proven that most of them are donors and to be honest this is just sick and nobody cares 😒

  • Reply Billkwando September 4, 2019 at 10:24 pm

    Got 3 minutes into this when I remembered Maddow is allergic to getting to the point. I checked the running time, went "Nope!", stopped the video, and wrote this comment.

  • Reply Cameron Padron September 4, 2019 at 11:44 pm

    Trevor Noah's pretty good too 😉

  • Reply d cammer September 5, 2019 at 2:48 am

    The Mooch was not an insider he worked for seven days the time it takes to brew beer; prepare korean kimchi for burial…. Build a bridge get over it…. If he was not good enough for trump… What are you trying to accomplish????

  • Reply Jerry Walker September 5, 2019 at 3:44 am

    Trump will never let knowledge stand in his way

  • Reply Michell Smith September 5, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    "…to get their payments."
    You meant to get their welfare checks.

  • Reply Happy September 6, 2019 at 5:14 am

    Regarding; opening the forests to logging.
    We the people of the United States need to spend our money on planting more trees in areas that have been destroyed by fires and logging.
    Signed, Tree Hugger

  • Reply M. J. Golden September 6, 2019 at 6:55 am

    Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on nature and man can only mar it. Theodore Roosevelt

  • Reply Sam September 7, 2019 at 12:44 am

    Trump would even sell his precious Ivanka if there was a nice payday in it for him…

  • Reply news now philly September 7, 2019 at 1:53 am

    THE CAMERA DON'T LIE BUT POS COPS AND POS TRUMP ALWAYS DO…" ( REPLUBLIKKKANS )

  • Reply P.E.M. Run Balance Wheel - RBW September 7, 2019 at 9:15 am

    🧐 – The 45th President took 'The Oath of Office',
    And !
    He’s certainly not living up to it.

    May I ask;
    Why hasn’t the job, been given / delegated to someone who is competent ?
    (My bad, I forgot. It’s the Republican Party that’s in power. Oh well, 2020 can’t come soon enough)

    It’s not about politics. It’s common sense.

    Currently, the 45th President, is damaging your country ie the United States of America, from within, in all aspects.
    Think about it.
    Think about the logistics.

  • Reply Jens Raab September 7, 2019 at 11:42 am

    This, like so many other things in Trump's presidency, is outrageous, unspeakably sad, and unforgivable.
    And this, like so many other things in Trump's presidency, will never reach Trump supporters because Fox News will go off air than report on it.

  • Reply Bradley Ciantar September 7, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Someone ought to log, drill and mine his flubbing brain before he leaves us his legacy of nothing. This is his "if I can't have it all neither will you!" attitude to the rest of the world.

  • Reply Rhonnie O September 7, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    What I would give for a khaki slacks controversy

  • Reply Onee Dez September 7, 2019 at 8:30 pm

    Trump don't like paying for anything

  • Reply erniemajor September 8, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    He is obviously insane. Can we stop pretending yet?

  • Reply malenotyalc September 9, 2019 at 9:49 am

    Good – the government shouldn't regulate my methane emissions.I should be able to fart wherever and whenever I want!

  • Reply Claudine Tucker September 9, 2019 at 3:57 pm

    Why are such gross and numerous incompetences tolerated and allowed in, by this administration? Are all the members of this administration, along with President Trump, stoned? How very sad and tragic for our world, the animals and majesty of the Alaskan Tundra. This makes me ashamed to be part of the human race! I don't want to move to Mars around 2025, nor visit it! The money in making this possible NEEDS to be used towards saving our planet EARTH. What a prison it will become for all inhabitants on Earth, or on Mars! I would like to know what others and myself can do to help stop this weird, twisted administration now, before it is too late! Look how President Trump's lack of focus on the forecasted, weather facts; concerning how hard the Bahama's would be, and was hit, by Hurricane Dorian! Looking the other way in this case is tragic and could be as devastating in too many ways. A World Wide UN needs to be formed to help such short-sighted, egotistical people, as are these administrators, from having so much power in making decisions that affect the whole planet Earth! I thought bills and regulations were to be voted on by Congress. Why is President Trump allowed to pass and repeal so many regulations alone, without Congressional approval?!

  • Reply Ugly German Truths September 9, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    Who does this orange skinned moron think he is? A Disney villain? The tangerine Lord of the Sith?
    He is always so proud to declare he's a New Yorker, bad air quality should be something he understands and should be happy about no longer being a matter ruining life quality for people in the giant cities like New York…

  • Reply Claudine Tucker September 10, 2019 at 5:01 am

    I meant to say the Alaskan Tongass National Park, instead of the Alaskan Tundra! Please accept my apology.

  • Reply Sandra Harvey September 10, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    I can’t understand how Trump is allowed to do all this damage to our country? There are no safeguards to protect things that have been done to protect our environment?

  • Reply Héktor Muñoz September 11, 2019 at 3:10 pm

    This is frightening! So much to get done and they won't even sit down together. They are going to ignore it hoping it goes away. Why is it so hard to believe that we have slowly been destroying our environment as we know it. Vote!!!

  • Reply Teresa Morales September 15, 2019 at 8:28 pm

    They do not understand what is done today affects the next 7 generations globally. They have black holes instead of hearts, no insight into the future, only a form of instant gratification, power, and money.

  • Reply Leslie Nembhard September 19, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    I don't think people of the Caucasian variety WOULD be able to handle the heat and blaring sun once the ozone over America has been completely destroyed.

  • Reply Leslie Nembhard September 19, 2019 at 8:18 pm

    Invest in sunscreen.

  • Reply John Drake October 6, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    Best thing Trump could do is approve the pebble mine get it up and running jobs for the alaskans and eliminate gas guzzlers build some solar panels build some electric car with all that copper

  • Reply Debra A. October 18, 2019 at 1:33 am

    Trump will get paid kick backs for all his favors when he leaves office.

  • Reply E Olson-Davenport November 17, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    Check out my hometown of Butte, MT, "The Richest Hill on Earth"! Its home to the United State's #1 Superfund, that of which tax payers are now footing the bill for after corporations and the government created an Erin Brockovich 10.0 and growing by the day.

  • Reply Charley Folkes December 30, 2019 at 4:03 am

    Awww , bedwetters are crying over this now , OMG , call Greta ! Shame on you !
    You little crybabies never run out of things to be offended by , yet your miserable lives have never been better !

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