Judge Rules "Presidents Are Not Kings," Meaning Don McGahn May Be Compelled To Testify

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  • Published: 27 November 2019
  • The President was dealt a setback in his effort to stonewall the House impeachment inquiry when a judge ruled that former White House lawyer Don McGahn is not immune from a congressional subpoena. #Colbert #Monologue #Impeachment

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  • Ashoka-dono
    Ashoka-dono  4 hours back

    Tell that to the Stalinist Kim Dynasty currently running the
    "Republic" in North Korea❗

    • Tony Todd
      Tony Todd  2 weeks back

      What a way to start 20/20 by killing

      • Seetiyan
        Seetiyan  3 weeks back

        I don't know about a horclux, but he's definitely friends with the Ku Klux . . .

        • Awesome thoughts
          Awesome thoughts  4 weeks back

          so hilarious advent inmpeachment calendar 🗓 😆

          • Peter Kazavis
            Peter Kazavis  1 months back

            Trump Derangement Syndrome rages on

            • Free Ma
              Free Ma  1 months back

              But president littlefingerstinymushroomdickpoutypants already has several names

              • Mary McEwen
                Mary McEwen  1 months back

                I would pay for an impeachment advent calendar

                • Jayyy Zeee
                  Jayyy Zeee  1 months back

                  "It was a long walk, but it was a lovely view."
                  Indeed.

                  • Dan Wentz
                    Dan Wentz  1 months back

                    JoJo!

                    • Uaine Diabhal
                      Uaine Diabhal  2 months back

                      Trump is a breathing mistake with no discernible value of any kind, but I am always stunned anew by how disgusting he is to look at. His head looks like a bloated, infected toe (same I.Q. I'm sure)

                      • Nikki C
                        Nikki C  2 months back

                        Presidents are leaders not rulers!!

                        • Betty Nolo
                          Betty Nolo  2 months back

                          The word trump means fart in the UK

                          • Jo
                            Jo  1 months back

                            It sure does

                        • Elipous Cates
                          Elipous Cates  2 months back

                          First America going to take out china no more Mr,nice guy then plant the American flag in there soil with a peach tress so that Americans.A know when its safe to come over..Then America going to plant some Apple trees on Ukraine land with the American flag so Americans know it's our land an it's safe to come over..And sense Trump showing his Americans he'll stand strong then let us stand strong with our president together cause..Divided will fall

                          • K H
                            K H  2 months back

                            I'm sure Trump had zero clue when he said this, but US military issue MREs do actually say "Warfighter Approved" on them, which is some clunky, sappy branding by the contractor or something..

                            • nab 6215
                              nab 6215  2 months back

                              Sure you heard wrong. How could anyone want pardoned war criminals to campaign for him? Were they incorrectly labeled criminals? I haven't heard anything about this except for marijuana sellers and smokers. I don't think they are war criminals. Please tell me that it was a joke or I was high.

                              • Where’s my Country
                                Where’s my Country  2 months back

                                I want one!

                                • Erin Shoemate
                                  Erin Shoemate  2 months back

                                  Alas, "warfighter" is actually what the military calls them. I write proposals for DoD contractors, and it's pretty common. Annoying, but common.

                                  • Anetta Newport
                                    Anetta Newport  2 months back

                                    Oh Stephen, Stephen, please don't insult Whitesnake by mentioning that great band among that group of lunatics.  Rock & Roll forever!

                                    • emilio kowalski
                                      emilio kowalski  2 months back

                                      Not afraid of cardboard boxes. Not afraid of things that are sticky?

                                      • smellONearth
                                        smellONearth  2 months back

                                        These YouTube commercials are out of control. I just wanted to listen to a 5 min clip of Colbert while I took a shower and instead was subjected to 5 min long informercial about pants made from bamboo! WTF?!?! Lol

                                        • Stasia
                                          Stasia  2 months back

                                          Wait, president can block testimony of someone, that testify against president? WTF?

                                          • Brett Caila
                                            Brett Caila  2 months back

                                            So how’d the bs impeachment stuff work for ya?

                                            • Xtoriez Novel
                                              Xtoriez Novel  2 months back

                                              What democrats don't understand is that Trump was hired to cut government and he is doing just that, in his own weird way (surprisingly more republicans than democrats). The problem is that liberals are so pro government it's not funny.

                                              • sordello51
                                                sordello51  2 months back

                                                I've wondered when Trump will realize that being a business owner is different from being in public service.

                                                • westhammer81
                                                  westhammer81  1 months back

                                                  Considering how badly he's failed at both, I wouldn't hold your breath.

                                              • Jane Doe
                                                Jane Doe  2 months back

                                                "Presidents are not Kings."


                                                I wish those simple words would finally be enough to wake up the simple folk in Trump's base.

                                                • Tachanka
                                                  Tachanka  1 months back

                                                  Jane Doe when did trump ever say he was a king?

                                              • LiquidT3nsion
                                                LiquidT3nsion  2 months back

                                                Impeachment advent calendar! Can't wait to get one. I love the little scroll it is so cute!!!

                                                • Lisa Gulick
                                                  Lisa Gulick  2 months back

                                                  "Horclux".... LMAO!!!!

                                                  • Jade Laurel
                                                    Jade Laurel  2 months back

                                                    He wants the war criminals and disgraced soldiers that he pardoned by breaking all protocol and meddling in the military justice system to the point of firing the navy secretary for telling him straight up that what he was doing was unacceptable.

                                                    Trump has the worst combination of qualities when it comes to learning; he knows nothing and completely lacks any sense of intellectual curiosity so he doesn't ever know anything except what people tell him, and he doesn't even listen. He doesn't know or care about the presidency. He's been told he can dismiss ambassadors, but doesn't care to know that there are restrictions, he can't be dismissing them for petty or criminal reasons as revenge without consequences, even if they're informal like turning congress and the public against him. Same goes for overturning the public and military courts. There are consequences. Informal or formal. Abuse of power is a formal consequence.

                                                    And how dumb is he to think that having these people campaign for him would have beneficial consequences? We know what these people did. Gallagher, Lorance and Golsteyn are murderers. Cold blooded murderers of civilians. They were found guilty because they are guilty. Same goes for the civilian pardons Trump has handed out. He has totally perverted the justice systems. As if anyone would find that appealing.

                                                    But let's be real. That's the best Trump could do. Such a despicable person. That's all he attracts. Everyone around him is just awful. His entire orbit.

                                                    • Horst Jedlika
                                                      Horst Jedlika  2 months back

                                                      Stop whining about Trump already. Take some responsibility. It's not Trump. It's the American society. You are to blame. You enabled this trash bag travesty. You, the American voter. Here in Europe people'd be in the streets demonstrating long time ago. Pathetic!

                                                      • Bruh Bruh
                                                        Bruh Bruh  2 months back

                                                        Horst Jedlika People are in the streets demonstrating. Demonstrating does jack when the entire government is controlled by one party.

                                                    • Candice Waller
                                                      Candice Waller  2 months back

                                                      Liked for the Whitesnake joke

                                                      • B Q
                                                        B Q  2 months back

                                                        Why do you keep wearing the same old boring suits Colbert? Spice it up! Wear a double breasted.

                                                        • CommanderLVJ1
                                                          CommanderLVJ1  2 months back

                                                          All I can think to "say" is to just remember that regardless of whether or not whomever is or is not doing whatever whomever else is or is not doing and or whether or not whomever does or does not have anything(s) or otherwise to do with whomever else that, whoever is born in a certain area is native to that area if only by technical definition.

                                                          Oh yes and in regards to the hearings: the U.S. congress just needs to do their job; then it will be up to the U.S. senate to do theirs! "Stay tuned!"...;)

                                                          • Billy Dee Cig
                                                            Billy Dee Cig  2 months back

                                                            Colbert’s ignorant warfighter comment was aimed at his simple-minded audience...people whose grandmothers buy them video games, aka CHILDREN!😂

                                                            • incog burrito
                                                              incog burrito  2 months back

                                                              He will get away. He has connections. Witnesses will disappear. Bad accidents will occur. Nothing could be done. There are only a few talking heads beating that drum Colbert. Be safe with yourself buddy. Be safe.

                                                              • charles foster
                                                                charles foster  2 months back

                                                                Colbert, your viewership is dropping like a rock and I cant wait till you are replaced with someone that is actually funny.

                                                                • Ryan Jansen
                                                                  Ryan Jansen  2 months back

                                                                  As a Democrat the impeachment hearings are pointless and rather stupid. This will have to pass through the senate last and there will need to be 12 Republicans who vote to impeach him and I just don’t see that happening. There are more than 12 Republicans who don’t support him, but voting against him will be seen as a betrayal. 90% of trump voters support the president in a fanatical way. As a Republican You vote against him, and you’ll get pushed out of office. It’s a shit system, but it’s the one we have and this is all stupid. He’s got less than a year left, just sit it out and actually show up to the polls this year, cause red voters may be statistically speaking rather uneducated, but at least they show up, democrats make lazy ass voters.

                                                                  • ann harding
                                                                    ann harding  2 months back

                                                                    So true, and refreshing. Crooked Washington has "made our comedians into geniuses." Heroic, too.

                                                                    • Chuck Replogle
                                                                      Chuck Replogle  2 months back

                                                                      Love your vid, but we do call them “warfighters” to distinguish the people on the front line vs the analysts and decision makers that are in the background supporting the brave people of our military fighting the actual war.

                                                                      • PoaTB87
                                                                        PoaTB87  2 months back

                                                                        Wait... He is willing to pardon a war criminal, but he remains critical about prisoners of war? The hypocrisy of this man continues to astound me, unsurprisingly....

                                                                        • Fifi Fifi
                                                                          Fifi Fifi  2 months back

                                                                          Trump aka Shitball

                                                                          • Charity Mack
                                                                            Charity Mack  2 months back

                                                                            3:19 Trumps 7 Horcrux’s
                                                                            1. Mike Pence
                                                                            2. Rudy Giuliani
                                                                            3. Mike Pompeo
                                                                            4. Roger Stone
                                                                            5. Don Jr
                                                                            6. Paul Manafort
                                                                            7. Melania Trump aka Nagini

                                                                            • Russell Decker
                                                                              Russell Decker  2 months back

                                                                              Colbert you are nothing

                                                                              • Micah
                                                                                Micah  2 months back

                                                                                Technically "warfighters" is actually a phrase used by DoD and military contractors so it's not surprising for him to use that.

                                                                                That said...Trump is still an idiot.

                                                                                • xanithofdragons
                                                                                  xanithofdragons  2 months back

                                                                                  For a second I was thinking how weird it is for a president to pardon a war criminal, but then I remembered that Trump already pardoned Joe Arpaio, who seriously abused detainees. We're already so far past the point of decency that it's scary.

                                                                                  • Social Justice Warrior
                                                                                    Social Justice Warrior  2 months back

                                                                                    Found the perfect description of trump from an Adam Sandler's movie
                                                                                    https://youtu.be/Ec7rCsNFn30?t=124

                                                                                    • Jesse Cole
                                                                                      Jesse Cole  2 months back

                                                                                      Horclucks, LOVE it. Didn't get an awesome reaction.

                                                                                      • David
                                                                                        David  2 months back

                                                                                        You should have told Obama that before he wrote up executive orders taking all our rights away at any time he chooses. The thing is, Hillary was supposed to be the one to execute the orders and she lost. Thank you God!!

                                                                                        • Thor's Twisted Beard
                                                                                          Thor's Twisted Beard  2 months back

                                                                                          Name an executive order by Obama that took your rights away. I'll wait.

                                                                                      • Freddy Freddy
                                                                                        Freddy Freddy  2 months back

                                                                                        Unlike Steffy cold-Bert who is afraid Of everything. What a blow hard!