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Trump Pulling FEMA Money For Border Wall As Puerto Rico Braces For Storm | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

Trump Pulling FEMA Money For Border Wall As Puerto Rico Braces For Storm | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC


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  1. What is comprehensive immigration reform? If this is cruel, why refuse to fund border detention centers and immigration courts?

  2. Does Trump even understand that Puerto Rico is part of America?

  3. trump is out of control and unfit.  Why is he taking FEMA money for a wall that Mexico is paying for?  Where is that Check from Mexico.?  SAVE AMERICA FIRE TRUMP

  4. YOU KNOW IF PUERTO RICO NEEDS MONEY AGAIN FOR ANOTHER HURRICANE MAYBE THEY SHOULDN'T BE PART OF THE UNITED STATES. AND IF THEY NEED MONEY HOW ABOUT THEY GO BACK AT THOSE LEFT-WING PEOPLE THAT STOLE THE MONEY FROM 2017.

  5. Here is a great story about Puerto Rico and democrats https://dailycaller.com/2019/08/27/democrats-trump-puerto-rico-debt/ there are even better stories out there involving Hillary and Puerto Rico as well, look them up. Lets not forget the Haiti stories with the clintons, https://newspunch.com/clintons-named-hait-child-trafficking-testimony/

  6. Trump thinks he can get away with anything…… oh wait, he can ….. Moscow Mitch and crackhead Pelosi aren't going to do anything

  7. Wonder if Trump plans to attend the clean up event after to throw paper towels at the crowds again. 2020 cannot come soon enough!

  8. NOW, IT'S like this, you broke a leg and it's healing, HEREComes Moron trump and wack' s you with a bat on same leg.

  9. I see the Grand Dragon is at it again

  10. See u people in the comment section have been Brainwashed and dumbdowned by fake Lying news media msnbc,CNN Because your CLUELESS,u don't even realize that 94 BILLION DOLLARS that Trump sent puerto Rico last yr for the other hurricane that money was STOLEN BY A CORRUPT GOVERNMENT AND THE CORRUPT DEMOCRATS IN CONGRESS SO STOP BASHING OUR PRESIDENT FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING. WHY SHOULD HE SEND BILLIONS MORE TO BE STOLEN AGAIN.U PEOPLE BELIEVE ANYTHING FAKE LYING NEWS MEDIA SAYS WITH O FACTS O EVIDENCE,U JUST BELIEVE THERE GARBAGE. GOD SAID I WILL SEND THEM A STRONG DELUSION THAT THEY SHALL BELIEVE THE LIES.GOD SENT U PEOPLE A STRONG DELUSION AND U PROVED IT.

  11. A total lunatic… WAKE UP REPUBLICANS, you cant put your head in the sand about the mad man you elected…

  12. this is for people in the comment section. GOD SAID I WILL SEND THEM A STRONG DELUSION THAT THEY SHALL BELIEVE THE LIES.YOUR COMMENTS PROVE IT EVERY DAY ,U BELIEVE THE LIES OF THE FAKE LYING NEWS MSNBC AND CNN.

  13. Shoulda given Trump money for the wall when asked. Quit the crying, it’s been nothing but whining for 3 stinking years. I’m an ashamed once loyal Democrat, this “new party” needs to stop….Truth.

  14. Mexico is paying for a virtual wall.

  15. Build the wall!!!! #MAGA2020

  16. He said 92 BILLION not 92 million!! He is such a liar.

  17. Not a good look for Trump.

  18. Obama does the same thing Democrats are quite. Trump does it and liberals flip out

  19. Best President ever 💪 💪

  20. If Trump's precious bed bug infested Doral golf course gets hit buy a hurricane you bet FEMA will be in there doing all kinds of expensive work Trump's corrupt

  21. LISTEN UP FLORIDA! Dorian is CAT 3 on it's way to you! Good luck getting ANY money from FEMA… CAUSE CON DON STOLE IT!!!!

  22. If this dude gets elected this year am just gonna be shocked to be honest

  23. Telling others to commit a crime so he can pardon them should definitely move him to the fast track of impeachment! He is reliant that America has attention deficit. He wants us to forget El Paso, Dayton, rising trillions of deficit, keeping kids in detention longer than 20 days, etc…

  24. “I know more about building walls than anybody else, believe me.”
    2015 Donald J. Trump
    Trumps Wall Estimates in interviews: 
    2015 $6 Billion 2,000 Miles. = $3 Million / Mile
    2016 $8 Billion 1,000 Miles. = $8 Million / Mile
    2017 $12 Billion 700 Miles = $17 Million / Mile
    2018 $18 Billion 316 miles = $57 Million / Mile 

    A Trump wall around your 1 acre property (834 feet) would cost $9,015,840.

    2016, Engineers in El Paso estimated that a 20' wall will cost around $25-$50 billion. 
    Trumps wants a 50’ wall.

    Property Acquisition.
    The Government must first acquire the land mostly private property owned by thousands of individuals. 
    Hundreds of Judges and courts und US paid attorneys will be tied up for 8 years average disputing the land appropriation. Lawyers estimate the backlog will take 20 years. The legal fees will likely exceed the property values. 

    Laws.
    Congress must re-write or bypass 30 laws to accomplish the construction.
    Hundreds of attorneys and their staff will hash this out for years at taxpayer expense. 

    Materials.
    A 20' wall would contain over three times the amount of concrete used to build the Hoover Dam, spread out over thousands of miles in remote terrain, deserts, rivers and rugged mountains without roads. Around 15 million yards of concrete and 5 billion pounds of rebar is the estimate. 400-600 concrete plants need to be setup along the border.

    Logistics.
    Soil engineers must survey the route (drill sample cores) before they can design the foundations for the wall and roads. Texas has 1,500 over different soil conditions.
    Engineers must first, plan/design and build 2,000 miles of roads that can handle the 52 million trips of heavy trucks.
    Terrain that prohibits construction like a floodplain, tributaries, mountains or rivers will see the costs skyrocket. The road will cost more than the wall. 
    Not to mention the yearly maintenance on the road.

    Destroying Businesses, Landowners, Towns & Environment.
    The Rio Grande river is the natural border between the two countries. The river changes course often.
    The wall has to be constructed well inside the US boundary so essentially, US citizens, land owners, farmers, ranchers and our animal friends are going to find their access to Americas 5th largest waterway inaccessible. 1,200 miles of valuable waterfront property blocked.
    Private landowners, municipalities and national parks will be forced to abandon hundreds of thousands of riverfront acres. 

    Environment.
    Millions of US citizens and animals will suddenly not have access to the Rio Grand, recreation, drinking water and feeding areas.
    Realistically, environmental issues will slow down work to a grinding halt that drag thru the courts for years & years. 
    Attorneys will debate this for years at taxpayer expense.

    Bureaucracy/Security. 
    Without guards, the wall is a farce. Plan for a guard post every 1,000' or so. About 10,560 guard posts. About $1.5 billion. Every post would need at least 2 on duty with 3 shift a day. 
    Thousands of tributaries, bridges, rivers, culverts, and floodplains will need 24/7 guards too since the Mexicans could scurry thru the gaps. 
    Estimate 95,000 full time guards with full benefit and retirement. Around $7 billion per year.
    A security headquarters every 25 miles, each overseeing 100 guard posts. About 3,000 staff there.
    Will need a fleet of choppers and aircraft necessary so we need 20-30 airfields, pilots, fuel stations runways, and hangers. 
    Every 100 miles you need a government building with 75 people doing the paperwork. Thats about 1,500 paper shufflers.
    Each State will need a huge main wall management headquarters.
    And a large building in DC to manage the wall with 2,000 staff might be a good estimate. About $6 billion per year for the staff with full retirement benefits.

    Maintenance.
    Around 10% of the walls initial cost will be allocated every year for maintenance.
    2,000 miles. Maintenance centers every 50 miles sounds about right. Around 40 facilities with lots of trucks and heavy equipment, warehouses etc. Probably 4,000 staff.
    $10 billion every year is the estimate to maintain a small 20' wall. 

    Cost overruns.
    The above estimate is for a 20' high wall. Trumps wall will be double that.
    A 50' high wall needs bigger foundations, bigger equipment, more staff etc. will double the costs to over $100 billion to build the wall. 

    Realistically, will a wall stop them? 
    Will a Mexican Drug Kingpin just give up his million$ enterprise because there is a wall? 
    If there is one gap or just one crooked official, Police/Army General or Politician or somebody selling 51' ladders.

  25. He said I like Greenland better than Puerto Rico, that is why we should buy Greenland, no Mexicans in Greenland.

  26. as a card carrying bigot, he of course hates NYoricans and Puerto Rico in general…

  27. Pelosi won't do sh*t.
    She's an ineffectual wimp.

  28. surprise,surprise!!

  29. so what is the 4.6 billion Pelosi GAVE trump being used for? lol hilarious

  30. If Nancy really gave a crap she'd impeach the mfr! Present all the evidence that's there without a doubt, then Congress, the Senate in particular, will have to publicly denounce or defend the CRIMINAL in the White House! And pence will go down with him!

  31. So Trump is trampling on Congress's "power of purse". Didn't he just get the go-ahead for that from "his" Supreme Court? If so, why aren't the reporters mentioning that?
    Sorry Americans, but your Constitution is a piece of garbage. Shameless criminals have taken over the White House, the Senate, and the Justice System – from Attorney General Bill "Constipation of Justice" Barr to the Supreme Rapists Court.. Trump violates at least one law every day, and promises pardon to his minions if they do the same. And your "wonderful" Constitution actually protects them! LOL

  32. I remember that hurricanes always seem make landfall in the middle of the night…….My thoughts are with you.

  33. Dorian is the 3rd storm to hit Puerto Rico in 2 years.
    Irma, Maria and now Dorian.

  34. What can the American voters do? Go to the ballot box and vote your conscience and heart. If you do POTUS 45 would be turned out with McConnell, Graham and later Cruz

  35. Oh no. Are we gonna have to see him throw paper towels again?

  36. Puerto Ricans have bee citizens of the United states for about 100 years.

  37. To Trump, any non-white leader is corrupt

  38. It seems like he’s putting Puerto Rico against the asylum seekers

  39. Of course they were first. They are so prejudiced that they are called by a democrat as soon as they have something to spin.

  40. Why can't we make Puerto Rico a state like we did Hawaii ? It's about time.

  41. Anyone in tornado alley that thinks Puerto Ricans aren't citizens and not deserving of equal treatment should have the same fate bestowed on them. Good luck this tornado season!

  42. France should buy Puerto Rico and put a missile base on it.

  43. Just drop a nuke before it hits an island The don say's it'll all be fine! WAy TOO MANY NAY SAYERS on this channel!!!!!!.

  44. Life means nothing to Trump only his family's

  45. More distractions at the expense of Americans! Let it reveal itself! Wouldn't surprise us if he's doing it to place angst against Americans here that have families in Puerto Rico or create another crisis for him to fix(?). Still the poor little rich boy!

  46. This is straight up illegal. Congress is the only one who possess the authority to decide how money is allocated.

  47. $ saved from less illegal draining costs go back into FEMA budget.

  48. Jeezus, he’s such a tool. This fake president is a low point in US History and the world will be a better place when he slithers away

  49. Come On, your 1% owners need more money! Just think of all your 1% corporate masters can steal, I mean make with their private SS Camps. Looking up babies, better than your pot smoking kids! Piggies need more money!

  50. Yeah and the storm was a dud so this is more fear mongering from MSNBC.. It sounds like they are disappointed that it was a dud!

  51. It is tragic, really why don't you say, let's talk about what is being done to stop this, who is taking control of stopping this Moron, so he can do anything he wants, he can just order then why do we even need the House and Senate along with Congress, they are useless. Useless no need for anyone that will not stop this Narcissist.

  52. Hopefully Dorian will wipe Mar a Lago off the map.

  53. OK so I hate trump let me preface that….but the title says its for "the border wall" then the money is being pulled for "immigration crisis"Trump lies all the time…..I know that…but lets not stoop his level with false titles.   And no….we should not be taking money away from Hurricane disaster states

  54. A tweet is the best she can do????!!!!

  55. But Mexico is paying for the wall lmao what a lier

  56. His nose should be stretching completely around the globe by now

  57. So crossing the Border is profitable if you do it illegally..Is that right ??

  58. Aww they're spending money on the illegals, too bad that's what Democrats want.

  59. We already know he has no conscience or empathy, so…same old, same old here. Not that it makes me any less angry about how selfish and mean he is, to say the least. Having him as president is so stressful and anxiety-provoking. The sooner he’s gone, the better. I can’t wait!!!!

  60. I can give you a great many more lies you can spread about the President. I think of them sometimes, and they are a lot better than yours. Hahahaha hahahaha. I have some conspiracy theories as well better than your lame games. You have the money….I have the dirt!!! Hahahaha

  61. Just in time for the hurricane. Such a genius

  62. I bet those Greenlanders are having second thoughts.
    They could be looking forward to basking in the famous Trump largesse, as seen extended here towards Puerto RIco….

  63. All of that hatred will come back on Trump. His family will have to live with the legacy of their father long after he's gone.

  64. Goodbye America. 'Twas nice knowing you.

  65. Forget all the other names you call Trump and this administration, the one that works the best simply it is "EVIL".

  66. Same thing Obama did!!!! More money than Trump is,democrats lackeys!!!

  67. so mxo don't pay for wall, so trump robs it from USA people lol

    this man is sick a joke who the hole world hates
    he is going bring the US to a point of no return

  68. Im a saying a prayer for all US people that they make it true this Trump-putin show
    and pray to god china russia iran Nk don't all gang up and att the US main land

    Must be on there mines givein the weakness thats in the WH now

  69. Hi Trumpettes.

    Even when Trump had full control of both House and Senate he Failed to get funding for his wall.

    He claimed Mexico would pay for it and it would be easy to make them. He Failed to do that.

    Not one single mile of new wall has been built under Trump. The only work that has been done is renovating and upgrading security on existing wall. And the funding for most of this was put through by Obama and even W Bush.

    Trump has utterly Failed on his signature campaign promise.

  70. Well, they had overflowing chemical dumps during Hurricane Harvey, but it's o.k. if you don't drink the water or take a shower or otherwise expose yourself to it. He is an enemy of the environment, get it?

  71. Don't they have any of the paper towels left?… Donald gave them loads, and had a funny photo-op

  72. A precondition to being a bad guy is that you have to be intelligent and if you are intelligent you don't have to be a bad guy.

  73. Wtf is Speaker Pelosi doing? Is she powerless?

  74. No one cares about Puerto Rico. Their own governments has ruined them . The U.S. needs to worry about actual citizens -with voting rights, that pay full taxes and not "colonial subjects."

  75. Maybe Trump can swap Puerto Rico for Greenland?

  76. 😩 Congress will do nothing for Puerto Rico.

  77. What is the point of having a opposition leader when they can't do sweet FA. The orange turd tell so many lies avoid showing his taxes tell people to do illegal things promote his bed bug cockroach overpriced venue and yet still nothing what is the flipping point in reporting this ? If this was Obama lawd you lot would have hanged him already.

  78. But the Feds can give Trillions to the military , corporations and the elite rich

  79. It would serve trump right if Doral and maralogo to get hit and then no money to help him

  80. Obama did the same things, except more. Whine about this when he takes MORE than Obama

  81. Didn't Obama do the same thing? So what's the big deal? Trump didn't take as much as Obama?
    https://news.yahoo.com/obama-reallocated-millions-fema-border-174146948.html

  82. #MAGA #KAG2020 #BUILDTHEWALL #TRUMP2020 #AMERICA1ST

  83. Democrats created this mess…they own it…they should shut up and live with it.. Polictal b…s…

  84. Democrats are going to sabotage relief efforts for the hurricane just to make Trump look bad.

  85. It must easy being a Republican knowing your party created the 2 biggest economic crisis this country has ever seen and still being labeled as the party of ''fiscal responsibility''. When will republicans follow their own advice and take responsibility for their own actions?
    Why are we taking funds that will help fellow Americans and use it to build a useless wall ? This is pure fanaticism and a way to bloat the ego of Trump and his supporters. They're too obsessed with themselves and their movement. ''MAGA'' has become more important than America itself.

  86. He's a desperate turd.

  87. Too bad, when Puerto Rico becomes a state then I will be concerned.

  88. Notice.. No reactions from Trump fans. 🤔

  89. And Now Donald Trump Got The Idea Of Nuking An Hurricane, Like Did He Even Go To School? Or Watched Videos About What Happens When A Nuke Goes Into A Hurricane?

  90. Fake News Trash! That money is like 1% of the FEMA budget! FEMA has plenty of money.

  91. Viejo loco trumpeta, no le importa la gente, le importa su pinche muro para poder reelegirse. Y la gente? "que se joda, mi muro es primero."

  92. Trump is doing the EXACT same thing the Obama did–look it up for yourself, if you can read!!! Where was the out cry when Obama did it??? Pelosi IS just playing politics, because her and the rest of the Dems ARE hypocrites, liers and they ARE the NAZIs.They take pages right out of Hitler's playbook that he used against anyone he deemed a threat to him!!! If you don't agree with them, you ARE called racist, deplorables, and any other things that they can think of!!! Then they send out their brownshirts, called Antifa to harass, threaten and even attack those that aren't with the Dems!!! This IS 1930s Germany when the Jews and any other groups that the NAZIs hated came under attack!!! In my country, the U.S. everyone HAS the right to free speech and NOT to be attacked for saying what they believe or voting for whoever they choose to!!! So now that I have said my piece, when should I expect Crystal Night at my house–like Tucker Carlson got at his house??? I WON'T roll over like the Jews did in Germany during the 1930s–I defend myself and my family!!! If I or any of my love ones come under attack at our home or while we may be out–I WILL DEFEND!!! I do NOT go to the homes of Dems and harass, threaten or try to do them any harm!!!

  93. So now as a hurricane is offshore of America is coming if it hits FEMA won’t be able to help effectively because he wants a wall??

  94. Pelosi needs to stop tweeting the orange moron's actions and impeach. Stop investigating. It's all thrown in our faces everyday, every illegal action. DO YOUR JOB!

  95. MSNBC, YOU AREN'T ACTUALLY QUOTING PELOSI AND SCHUMER ARE YOU? DODO BIRDS FLOCK TOGETHER. GET OVER IT LOSERS, YOU'RE OBSOLETE AND PATHETIC.

  96. I hope Trump ends up in jail before 2020 and pays for all of his crimes

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