Ayanna Pressley - The Urgency of Gun Control and Trump’s Immigration Cruelty | The Daily Show

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  • Published on Aug 17, 2019
  • Democratic Rep. Ayanna Pressley discusses President Trump's history of racism, America's gun violence epidemic and the Trump administration's inhumane immigration policies.
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  • B Jones
    B Jones 2 days ago +1

    "So you are going to kill me with guns to take my guns."said 60 MILLION American gun owners....

  • B Jones
    B Jones 2 days ago

    White South Africans are being SLAUGHTERED right NOW.Why?Because they have no way to protect themselves.Same in Mexico,same in Venezuela."Gun control" is people control.What about the mass murders in gun free zones?Chicago,Detroit,Los Angelas,Baltimore??Criminals will blow your head off with an illegal pistol in a HEARTBEAT.How crazy do you have to be to start a war with gun owning Americans??!

  • Supremium
    Supremium 4 days ago

    god she’s such a *racist*
    Ayanna pressley claims she wants to end racism and segregation. however she said these exact words in a speech (you can look it up) “we dont want any blacks who don’t want to be a black voice, we don’t want any brown people who don’t want to be a brown voice, and we don’t want muslims who don’t have a muslim voice.”
    do you understand what she just said? If you are black and don’t speak for black people than don’t speak at all, if you are muslim and don’t speak for muslim people then don’t speak at all, if you are brown and you don’t speak for brown people then don’t speak at all.
    in simpler terms, if youre black and don’t speak for blacks then you shouldn’t speak, etc etc.
    In other words, ayanna is saying that your free speech should be limited by the color of your skin. you should only stand up for people of your own skin color.
    she claims she wants to end segregation and racism? by limiting human rights based on the color of your skin? do we really want someone with this mindset running our country?

  • MickeyGreenEyes213
    MickeyGreenEyes213 5 days ago

    Her stance on gun control is really smart and she is so well spoken about it! The right's argument to gun control is there are more instances of community gun violence than there are mass shootings. She is really smart to address both saying yes these are both problems and we need to approach gun control from both angles.

  • Paul Lehasa
    Paul Lehasa 5 days ago

    Trevor asked her what are they gonna do about corporations that hire undocumented immigrants, she didn't answer that. I understand that migrants are not supposed to be vilified but there's something fishy right there.

  • Chris Gove
    Chris Gove 8 days ago

    Typical bullshit.

  • Melanie Viljoen
    Melanie Viljoen 8 days ago

    Man daars is n klompi malhuise

  • keith wilson
    keith wilson 10 days ago

    wait a minute 4min in she says we can save millions of lives by banning assult riffles were she geting this fuzzy math from and when did america want to ban guns when did we want are rights taken away please what polls show this its not the gun thats the problem and if baning guns work what happening in Chicago there is gun violence there everyday and say u ban guns are the criminals going tgo follow this law and turn there gun in . and what happens when there is a home invasion how can one defend against this if they dont have a gun o i forgot no one will have one cuz the criminals willl turn theres in and what about people making cocktail bombs how can u stop that if one is going to kill they will and having good people with guns can stop some of these sick people now i do agree we need better back ground checks i dont care if that violates ones rights cuz it does not cuz harm to do these checks and if one has mental problems well they should not have a gun i will go for that. but this lady is lying big time

  • Aaron Kiker
    Aaron Kiker 11 days ago

    You know what is really cruel ? Not going after the real problems or taking away the real things that are killing people. Not legalizing marijuana federally and forcing citizens and children to continue dangerous Pharmaceutical drugs, not going after tobacco the way the go after guns. These are the public health crisis guns don’t even come close. Her statistics are also not true, passing an assault weapons ban would cause thousands of deaths not prevent them

  • zeppo shemp
    zeppo shemp 15 days ago

    now tell us how Aboriginal Australian women are ugly Trevor 😍

  • Terrence Myers
    Terrence Myers 15 days ago

    THANK GOD FOR THE FABULOUS 4 THAT REALLY FIGHT FOR THEIR CONSTITUENTS!
    Why do the people who are most marginalized (POC) always have to fight and protect against "WHITE PEOPLE'S" evil and wicked policies. Why don't so-called "WHITE PEOPLE" know how to show empathy? The problem with this colonized racist nation has never been people of color it has always been white supremacy, institutional racism, and white entitlement/privilege of an inferior race of people who call themselves white to give themselves a false sense of superiority. When in fact white supremacy, institutional racism, white entitlement/privilege is truly the cancer of human history. Why don't so-called "white people" go back to where they came from especially since they are the colonizers, murderers, rapist, racist, liars, and thieves?

  • njack1994
    njack1994 17 days ago +1

    Do not take our guns, it will not solve a damn thing. If murder is the intent the gun is merely a tool to facilitate it. That person will still inflict harm with or without a gun. Also there is about twice as many people in New York city than there is in all of New Zealand, so I am calling that a bit of unfair comparison of how to deal with gun related violence in the US. Putting a ban on assault rifles would increase disparity in peoples opinions on a relevant issue which would probably increase the underlining conditions for acts like mass shootings to occur. However, without a gun to facilitate such an act to occur your forcing to either deescalate or escalate which in the case of an already unstable mind would more than likely be the latter so casualties would probably increase as well. Gambling like there are no consequences is what this government does best anymore so it would appear.

  • Madeline Hellena
    Madeline Hellena 18 days ago

    While she was talking, I was thinking ”I doubt Trump would be able to read these phrases from a prompter... he wouldn't understand 3/4 of the words she is saying” :))

  • ang Nbo
    ang Nbo 18 days ago

    From MA over here !!!!! She is absolutely stunning, articulate and straightforward. I’m currently in college and I aspire to be someone like her one day.

  • Gregory McClain
    Gregory McClain 19 days ago

    she is very educated. but she did not answer the 1st questions of the two questions Trevor asked at the end. what do you think about corporations that hire immigrants.

  • loule love
    loule love 19 days ago

    Shes amazing. Yasss

  • Nef El
    Nef El 19 days ago

    Trevor asks the hard questions. Please don’t ignore them like we won’t notice.

  • SHOTTY THE SHEPHERD
    SHOTTY THE SHEPHERD 20 days ago

    Maybe Ms Pressley can give us the number to the Congressional Black Caucus so we can lobby them to have a real black agenda versus lining their pockets in foundational black life struggles and not doing one thing for ADOS people.

  • MrBababuwi
    MrBababuwi 20 days ago

    She didnt answer why TN plant employers got away without any sanction?

  • Jackie
    Jackie 20 days ago

    Wow I just learned so much. She’s incredible!

  • Courtney Levingston
    Courtney Levingston 21 day ago +6

    So refreshing to hear someone in politics speak truth to power so eloquently and with so much compassion 🙌🏾

  • snuffeldjuret
    snuffeldjuret 21 day ago

    he didn't have an assault rifle. Woopsies, TDS is wrong again!

  • Mr Me
    Mr Me 21 day ago

    Life has adverse conditions, but to cast everything in this light of trauma is the new tactic of excusivist "cause and effect". The problem is that the "causes" she describes and the "effects" are merely excuses to push this narrative. There isn't a slingshot effect on that list of issues she named; everyone who encounters a villain or adverse conditions in their life doesn't become evil; the majority don't.
    And again it's peddle to the floor laws and insane premises for " gun violence" while still pushing for criminal justice reform in areas raught with crime and the solution is something else other than addressing criminals.
    This is a 90's WWF rant to cast personal choices as mental health issues; it sounds great if she's your favorite wrestler, but this is standard "straw purchase" policy.
    The life boat she's handing you is still full of holes so given time you sink.

  • Kelly Waters
    Kelly Waters 22 days ago +1

    It is a breath of fresh air hearing a representative speak with conviction based in facts not just feelings, courage not fear and compassion not degrading remarks

  • Woody
    Woody 22 days ago

    Race baiter, always about race with her kind , discontented angry racist

  • c clemmson
    c clemmson 23 days ago

    She's on point

  • geared4 the truth
    geared4 the truth 23 days ago

    Corporate Democrats can take a lesson from this leader

  • Roslyn Smith
    Roslyn Smith 23 days ago

    I'm a afro-American grand mother who is ashamed of my leader of our country., I have tears in my texting these words for my heart bleeds for those mothers who cry and can't Express their feelings for there losses. I'm embarrassed by our leadership. Of course I cannot say I put him in office . I hope and pray that that America has not fallin for him and his rhetoric. I will be at voteing poles 1st in my wheelchair to voice my choice.
    WAKE UP AMERICA WE ARE
    BAMBOOZLED.!!! Voice your choice!!! I love our speaker she's
    for real. Can we have 2 leaders in the oval office. God Bless you. Trevor I'm so proud of you your show give joy to me every day.
    Blessings 🤟♥️♥️♥️♥️🙏🙏

  • henrylepeley79
    henrylepeley79 24 days ago

    No need to “send her home.” Just kick her out of office.

  • Sharon DeMedeiros
    Sharon DeMedeiros 24 days ago

    I'm proud to say that she is from Massachusetts! So proud of our politicians! They can hold their heads up high in the midst of all the corruption, chaos and painful embarrassment this country suffers every single day of the tRump Administration

  • Coletha Albert
    Coletha Albert 24 days ago

    Idealistic... I hope she succeeds and Black people get Reparations.

  • Yammel Heylel
    Yammel Heylel 24 days ago

    Trauma is life. Life is what you do while waiting to die. Like all consumer products we come and go. Sorry to tell you that if you want to make the world a better place start with yourself. Hint stop shitting on others. You want something work for it. Someone had to work for what you been given. Our ancestors would commit suicide if they seen we were the end result, wanting safe spaces for trivial everyday inconveniences while they feared getting eaten or attacked when they slept. Us "my life is over someone called me a name." Bad shit happens in life, deal with it.

  • Tammy Ray
    Tammy Ray 24 days ago

    Fellow white people, History is repeating. Put yourself on the correct side this time. America is a melting pot of cultures. Let’s keep it that way.

  • sheldonhighsmith3333
    sheldonhighsmith3333 24 days ago

    She talking immigrants but she black.what are you doing for us how are you fighting for us.

  • sheldonhighsmith3333
    sheldonhighsmith3333 24 days ago

    What has she done for african Americans? She fighting fir the damn arab Muslims and mexicans.

  • severin over
    severin over 24 days ago

    Wow i didn‘t know that there are smart americans

  • Ed Morones
    Ed Morones 24 days ago

    So if I have a gun that a politician doesn’t like they’re going to send people with guns to my house to take it?
    Who are the violent ones that threaten peaceful citizens with violence?

  • Dez Vick
    Dez Vick 25 days ago

    In your zeal to disarm the public in the name of (false) security, you have revealed a great flaw. But, it's clear that democrats & republicans don't care about the People. A majority of them probably got into politics to enrich themselves & to live above the law... The same law they are supposed to be upholding. A gang of well-dressed wolves & hypocrites who fancy themselves as our leaders.
    WAKE UP ✌🏾

  • David Powers
    David Powers 25 days ago

    Her passion is invigorating

  • Lucia C
    Lucia C 25 days ago

    This lady is the pride and joy of America.

  • David
    David 25 days ago +5

    Trump inadvertently created a political star by putting this brilliant congresswoman in the spotlight 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

  • Mouse Killaz
    Mouse Killaz 25 days ago

    if you're here,
    We don't want white faces that don't want to be a white voice???
    She is a racist.

  • Judy Chaidez-Gonzalez
    Judy Chaidez-Gonzalez 25 days ago

    What a true leader looks like. Determined, Unwavering, and full of grace and eloquence.

  • Charles Jordan
    Charles Jordan 25 days ago +1

    Before Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, flip floppers. 2016 Bernie Sanders had a agenda for the U.S.A. Bernie Sanders for president in 2020, he may not have a cure-all, but he will bring a balance, just what we need. He has a heart of a lion, and he has true conviction. Youth, black and brown people, pay more than the usual attention, wake up. By: Charles Jordan, check me out on You Tube.

  • Ft Lauderdale Florida
    Ft Lauderdale Florida 25 days ago

    This lady is an eloquent speaker, she will go far.

  • Liberty Doctrine
    Liberty Doctrine 25 days ago +1

    Ayanna is completely ignorant on immigration

  • Liberty Doctrine
    Liberty Doctrine 25 days ago +1

    #democRats are terrorists

  • Liberty Doctrine
    Liberty Doctrine 25 days ago +1

    #democRats are #Fascists

  • Liberty Doctrine
    Liberty Doctrine 25 days ago +1

    #Fascists love #GunControl

  • Persiansweetcat1
    Persiansweetcat1 25 days ago

    Why is she not running as a presidential candidate? This woman is the best politician, next to Bernie and Elizabeth Warren, that I’ve listened to for a long long time. Wow

  • Anthony Supplee
    Anthony Supplee 25 days ago

    She totally disregards the 2nd Amendment.
    AR15’s are used in less than 1% of gun deaths..
    How would banning them “save thousands of lives”
    This was all lies. Wtf.
    The truth is, Socialist always ban gun first.

  • Mycel
    Mycel 25 days ago

    looks like they're not getting rid of her any time soon.

  • Sandy Bolin
    Sandy Bolin 25 days ago

    #TRUMP2020 #KeepYourLawsOFFMyGuns #StopHerLies #WeAreNotNewZealand

  • dd d
    dd d 25 days ago

    woop woop

  • winesap2
    winesap2 25 days ago

    We need more justice dems running and unseating corporate dems. It's the only way anything will change.

  • Julie
    Julie 25 days ago

    After hearing her speak you wonder why the GOP would take issue with her when they can barely get our president to get through a written speach with a prompter ....Lord help us.

  • Jace Cavacini
    Jace Cavacini 25 days ago

    Yes, to everything she said. Also: we need to acknowledge and deal with the fact that mental scars also LEAD to gun violence. We need to acknowledge that these killers are MADE by our culture. Calling them “sick” or “mentally disturbed” is just a way for our society to act like they are exceptions and rare or “defective humans” and ignore what CREATED them.
    Almost no one is born a monster. Monsters are made and our culture is really accomplished at making monsters. Throwing drugs at people is not the solution. Violence begets violence, yes, and we need to acknowledge that emotional violence is real and that it creates monsters. The political scum who incites it is just a catalyst.

  • Andrew Turner
    Andrew Turner 25 days ago

    There are still areas in this country where some people don't see anybody who does not look like themselves. Creating a closed mind and belief system.

  • Anthony Carabajal
    Anthony Carabajal 25 days ago

    She has no idea what a fucking idiot yes my opinion and freedom of speech

  • LOCO JAZZ
    LOCO JAZZ 25 days ago

    America is acting like a 3rd world country smh 🤦🏽‍♂️