Merrick Garland Testifies At Attorney General Confirmation Hearing | NBC News

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Watch live coverage as Judge Merrick Garland testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee for his confirmation hearing to be attorney general.
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  • Lying Ted "Cancun" Cruz has issues with Judge Merrick Garland. Really?

  • Garland makes me 🤢🤮 That guy is a liar,drama queen and is as phoney as a three dollar bill. He never thought about illegal immigration. Give me a break. The guy is too busy worrying about arresting and silencing citizens.

  • Garland is another mesias for the left.

  • Who said it was white supremacists that attacked the Capitol?

  • Big boom at 901 cherry San Mateo. Antifa coming to your door step. You canceled wrong person. Watch and see

  • Take back America. Get out your AR-15S. 1776

  • merrick not qualified

  • My dog would make a better AG than this stuttering asshat

  • No matter what your political affiliation is, you simply can't hate Merrick Garland. If you do, you are not a human being.

  • Priceless

  • Now I'm only an hour and fifteen minutes into this hearing and I have a bad habit of commenting on. Videos before they are over but as of now I feel alot better about him than before. I was expecting something alot more partisan than I've Seen yet

  • What the republicans are trying to do is to set up the AG so that when he go's after the rioters. They are going to say why is he not going after Blm protesters the same way that he is going after the rioters on the 6th of January.

  • Looks like another puppet.

  • Demorats are having a hearing about censoring our first amendment rights to all the liberals and democrats out there Just know this it's our right and duty to get ride of an government that's overbearing and leading to despotism. Not my problem you (liberals) and government officials don't know the law of the land.Just so you know the second amendment is for when you try to take our rights away So don't make me have to use it.

  • remember only do the terror attacks at night.

  • Merrick Garland is a fascist

  • Crying Merrick would be a dangerous AG.

  • YOUR ORIGINAL SIN WAS ATTEMPTED. GENOCIDE TO THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE WHO LIVED HERE BEFORE TIME WAS MARKED, SLAVERY WAS YOU SECOND....WE DO NOT FORGET NOR FORGIVE.

  • Booker is another not job for real... Am i under a rock.. Trans-kid bullying, and inter-city blacks being arrested for weed by Feds?

  • A perfect man for the kook lefts Attorney General. A moron and an apologist for all things left wing. Fits right in.

  • Don't like all the wishy-washiness. Don't like keeps making reference to Bidens agenda and his replies mostly seem like he is fine being second fiddle for the Biden Administration's agenda. Don't like his evasive answering of the second amendment, and especially when he was in line with the Biden's 2nd amendment agenda. ...and REALLY didn't like how he got emotionally charged(only saw it one time) over the mire mention on Vanita Gupta's name, Defending her like a father would his daughter's honor. Gupta is a total nut job, she makes AOC look good. Big no go for me....Next nominee please!!

  • Synagogue of Satan

  • this guys is not impressive at all but okay.

  • To-to-today junior. Can this guy even read?

  • Another Biden barnacle that just hangs around, clinging to the hull creating nothing but drag.

    • You mean "blustering" barnacles of trump repugs still clinging to former guy's "tale" of a stolen election?

    • as opposed to the Trump barnacles who didn't have the experience, education or institutional knowledge to be even remotely competent? Someone qualified is who you take issue with?

  • This Garland guy almost makes Biden appear coherent. Almost. When Joe doesn't know.... he still keeps talking - a key difference.

    • That's probably why he was chosen, to make Biden look like the second most idiotic person in America.

  • Garland is going to be a great AG.

  • This guy is a nut job who is way to old to be doing that job. How can he compare a bombing with massive deaths of adults and children to what happened. They want to stop free assembly unless you believe what they want you to believe. I’m sick of these old senile crazies. This reminds me high school politics. Ridiculous.

  • Gad, someone please put me in an induced coma the next four years!

  • omfg, we're doomed. do you lefties REALLY believe you're smarter than everyone else?

  • GOP are bunch of jokers. Hahaha. Bunch of clowns

  • Hey Teddy. How was your vacation?

    • Don't you have more problems you should be questioning......Like Gv Cuomo Cover up all those dead bodies in New York? Or thats not important?

    • not as bad as democrats on Epstein island.

  • All of The Democratics are Nasty Filthy Freedom Haters

  • Every time Republicans open their mouths I cringe. #DISGRACEFULPARTY

  • What An Ugly Peace Of Strangeness

  • What a joke and bad pick!!

  • I miss AG Barr

  • Did you see that wonderful stammering / shuddering progressive buffoon fail to directly answer questions about illegal aliens entering the country? Uh uh uh um um uh uh um 🤤.....Judge Mathis would be a better candidate. Mumbling Merrick Isn’t even suited to preside over Divorce Court.

  • Mumbling Merrick is a dummy

  • Stupid Ads Grassly

    • @Michael Hagan absolutely right, how are you doing Michael? hope to get to know each other with time and patience.

  • The absurdity of these hearings is breathe taking.... Cruz: Judge Garland, do you commit to resisting the pressure from the White House and Democrats to institute investigations of political opponents. Judge Garland: Yes....... Cruz: There are reports that Governor Cuomo from NY might have committed some crimes related to COVID19 reporting and administration in rest homes. Do you commit that you are going to investigate Governor Coumo to make sure he is brought to justice? Judge Garland: Maybe you should have taken that trip to Cancun after all..🥺🥺

  • The typical democratic double standard here! Garland sees no terrorism in Portland riots but does in Capital riots WTF

    • @Althenia Bailey Also they did shut down many court houses and federal building for days and weeks during the 100+ day riots. So yes, that should be considered domestic terrorism

    • @Althenia Bailey There is law and there are opinions. A judge should always side with the law. Period!

    • If you actually took the time to listen to the WHY part of the answer, he said because the capitol was occupied at the time as opposed to the federal buildings in Portland, which were vandalized at night and had no occupants.

  • I think my favorite part was "Do you think illegal immigration should be illegal?" and he replies "I haven't really thought about it".... Mind blowing

    • @susan deleon Here is something else I wrote before commenting to you.. Don't like all the wishy-washiness. Don't like keeps making reference to Bidens agenda and his replies mostly seem like he is fine being second fiddle for the Biden Administration's agenda. Don't like his evasive answering of the second amendment, and especially when he was in line with the Biden's 2nd amendment agenda. ...and REALLY didn't like how he got emotionally charged(only saw it one time) over the mire mention on Vanita Gupta's name, Defending her like a father would his daughter's honor. Gupta is a total nut job, she makes AOC look good. Big no go for me....Next nominee please!!

    • @susan deleon If he was running for SC I would dig through his rulings to voice a better opinion, But I sure aint getting the apolitical vibe.. I watched from beginning to end TWICE... He referred way too many times to agreeing with the Biden administration agenda, with his own mouth. Did you watch the whole thing? without distractions?

    • @Joseph Smith It is the other way around. He does not need to please them. They need to rely on his credentials. His answers are very calculated to show that he is apolitical.

    • @Martenson Lee lol no worries, I figured that's what you meant based on what you were saying but thought maybe my statement wasn't clear 😁

    • @B Hoxified I;ve found most judges are not good attorneys .

  • Apparently, most of the comments below are from people who didn't actually listen to the six-plus hours of testimony. This is how he responds to questions he wasn't provided in advance to rehearse. ischats.info/fun/ia-AZqZopaCsZKY/v-deo

  • Oh look. It’s Um-Er-Ah Merrick I-Haven’t-Really-Thought-About-It Garland. What a sorry excuse for a judge.

    • @Schekinah Glory What he is saying is that he never actually took the time to think about the issue in a way that was not in his capacity as a judge. Some people actually like to think before they speak or form an opinion on an issue. It's a lost art.

    • @Althenia Bailey you can't be serious with these comment. He should actually he able to take a stand on the basis of the law. He has not stand!!!

    • Maybe that's because he embodies what a judge should be. He applies the law according to the law, not what he thinks. That's actually a virtue for an unbiased judge, not a negative.

  • This man was a disaster, surely even democrats must have been thinking wtf with this man

  • Another Biden loser

  • Beautiful dialogue between Booker and Garland. I'm so glad Ossoff won!

    • garland: "uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, . . ." This fake illegitimate CCP controlled "biden administration" is a DISASTER.

  • Garland=NAZI

  • He knows nothing.

  • How many times are the disgraceful republicans nuts bring up the Obama administration and completely skip over the 3 or was it 4 different AG’s that were there completely for fighting Donald Trump’s battles and not the people’s attorney. They are so hypocritical. Macy Hirono has bigger balls than most the men on that committee!

  • Josh Halley is nauseating. 🤢🤢🤮

  • Est-ce que ce "General Attorney" va enquêter sur les agissements des Démocrates qui s'acharnent sur Trump et essaient de le détruire financièrement par la suppression de ses affaires, les 2 patinoires, le terrain de Golf, etc... C'est plus que de l'acharnement c'est du harcèlement avec des medias et des juges corrompus comme on a pu le voir avec les montages vidéos sur l'attaque sous faux drapeau le 01/06/2021 au Capitol !!! Une mise en accusation avec des preuves falsifiées et des faux comptes Twitter faussement certifiés !

  • Garland should have been asked this question: " If a high government official threatens to withhold aid to a foreign government unless a prosecutor is fired to stop an investigation, is that extortion or bribery?"

    • @Timothy Titre its called the same thing regardless of the "perpertraitor" but is it prosecutable? doesnt seem like it.

    • And When a POTUS DOES it what is it called .

  • Garland must be nuts! He said the capitol riot Jan. 6th was more serious than the 1995 Oklahoma City federal courthouse bombing where 168 people were killed including 19 children in a daycare and 3 pregnant women - and injured more than 680 others - destroyed or damaged 324 other buildings within a 16-block radius - and destroyed 86 cars - causing an estimated $652 million worth of damage!

  • He'll be confirmed!

    • And the liberal agenda of MY FEELINGS MEAN MORE THAN FACTS AND LAWS will ensue

  • This guy is one weak clueless SOB.

  • Thoroughly Corrupt! Will do nothing with ANTIFA and BLM Terrorists!

  • Cruz, Graham, Cotton, Hawley, Blackburn & Kennedy make me want to barf

  • Grassley needs to retire, as do Leahy & Feinstein. Glad Durbin is in charge here

  • THIS is what failure and mediocrity looks like. Watching the confirmation hearing yesterday, I was struck by the reminder Garland was previously nominated to serve on the United States Supreme Court. Listening to his puny mind, stuttering and wandering disconnect from statutory law and the Constitution, it was obvious a more unqualified nominee to SCOTUS does not exist. Yet it's only because of Senator McConnell's obstinance, much criticized at the time, that Merrick Garland is not blowing apart our Constitution on the Supreme Court to this very day. WithGarland as Attorney General, our system of laws will be broken. Corruption will rule DOJ-- just like Obama/BIDEN.

  • It's comforting to know that with all the problems facing America, Republicans are focused on..................Hunter Biden.

    • Would you consider China as one of those problems facing America?

  • all biden picks are IDIOTS. god i miss trump :(

  • POS won't even defend America.

  • He's radical extremist

    • For being practically non partisan?

  • Saul Alinsky sucks

  • We dodged a bullet with having this moron on the Supreme Court. But he seems like he’ll be a horrible AG as well, more worried about the phantom “White Supremacist” boogeyman than he is with protecting our freakin’ border with Mexico, or the real terrorists Antifa and BLM burning down our country and looting for 8 months straight.

  • Wow this guy knows nothing either as a Supreme Court justice and even less as AG ..... He has no idea about Cartels or Left wing terrorism...... Parroting out of date talking points and the Dizzying Biden agenda

  • Garland's going after dirty Mitch

  • He is very humble man. He is always emotional and that shows that he is a sincere person and with a good heart. I salute Judge Garland--very rare to have this kind of man and America needs him for the justice department. I totally agree with Senator, Judge Garland is an "extra ordinary person."

    • @Martenson Lee We are very uninformed viewers, being no legal experience in this field. He does not need to show that he is well knowledgeable for every political question. He is cautious. He was a successful prosecutor, deputy assistant to the justice department and a chief judge at the DC Circuit Court. He has a strong unquestioned reputation for the judicial knowledge. He has an open record on his judicial cases so nothing to prove. He knows how to use a strategy for every political question during this confirmation hearing. He is not allowing himself for being the "bait" of political intrigues.

    • Wrong ! ,a very uninformed man !

  • All these questioning are crap and time wasting. Look at ACB. During hearing they will say what u want to hear, all yes man.

  • These republicans act as if they did the right thing the last four years

    • Are You A Freedom Hater. The Dems Have Fixation for Getting Some Poison In Your Arm

    • @Lv.99 Mastermind the Hypocrisy is mind boggling

    • The democrats act like they didn't just cheer half the country being burned down and people being beaten in the streets last year

    • garland: "uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, . . ." This fake and illegitimate CCP controlled "biden administration" is a DISASTER.

    • @ralph111 you have it WRONG tRump = NAZI

  • Oh boy! Look! It’s Cancun Cruz

  • NBC, Thank you for showing the hearing. But your graphic "Merrick Garland.... Confirmation Hearing" covers the nameplates of everybody. It never leaves the screen. In the future, please be mindful of this. Thank you.

  • Vote him out

  • Disgusting! I voted for Biden and defunding the police so my people can walk to the store without getting killed by police! Ending all racist means getting rid of military and police. Period!!! BLM ✊🏿!!!

    • Keep voting Democrat you moron! You’ll eventually find out that they are the true fascists and racists.

  • Seems competent. Wish he was a bit more left wing

  • After watching the hearings, did Mueller morph into this guy? Perhaps brothers from another mother?

  • Constitutional privilege = CRUZ, HOLLY, Cronin, lee, republican! Ridiculous rich white boys that question the definition of racism.

    • You mad rich racist White KAREN? No wonder you’re a racist, you’re a Democrat!

  • ENTITLED CRUZ! You seriously are a joke. Total vial piece of a fragmented human with no soul! U seriously have no legitimate human right to ask a man of this judges integrity to ask him a question, why you ask? Because you have no soul and less than zero amount of integrity! Why don’t u go back to Mexico! U loser!

    • He’s Cuban you dumb KAREN! Democrats call you White Democrat KAREN’s useful idiots.

  • Original sin was not slavery... stop changing history to suit your agenda

    • The original sin was lacing blankets with smallpox and killing the Native Americans with them. Slavery was a close second, but by far the worst and most disgusting sin of this nation

  • COTTON 😂😂😂 really you want to try and shame this judge over the issues your people perpetuate! Wow that’s pretty low!

  • Senator cornin are u serious? You guys are so red flag racist! It’s so disgusting and you should resign

  • Dude worry about yourself! Kennedy dude YES YOU ARE racist! THE FACT YOU HAVE TO ASK SHOWS YOU HAVE NO LOVE FOR EVERYONE! Dude youre so sad!

    • Race this and that. Ain't you tired? He/she who calls another racist is usually the racist. Arent you one?

  • 😂😂😂” does that mean I am a racist” I think senator Kennedy is trying to figure out that he is racist!

    • The left throws out the word racist more than the crazy bird lady in CP throws birdseed

    • Lmao!

    • He has been in denial his whole life. I think a lightbulb went off

  • And let him answer or don’t ask the question. God you guys have nothing better to do that twist and divert facts. Oh cause racism has no leverage to stand behind. Racist senator Kennedy!

  • Why did you mention that u both are the same age? As if he should be a racist like you Kennedy? Your seriously don’t deserve to share that last name. If you could see how millions and millions of Americans (more than half) see you! You’re disgusting 🤮

  • So nice to see Ossoff and Warnock in the senate doing their thing!

    • Corrupt Commies and low-life’s, both of them. Only losers vote Democrat.

    • tripp something republicans are not well known for doing thnk you Georgia

    • Dfis that ischats.info/fun/d5WNiZWin519nK4/v-deo oh good

    • They’re working their ossoffs!!!

  • Protect pro lifers or “conservatives” that their rights will be protected? Then you are protected for being LESS TGAN HALF OF THE POPULATION! So don’t do the things you feel are wrong but be clear because you feel it’s wrong Donets make it wrong or illegal! KAREN LEE

  • Chuck, retire. Just retire.

  • Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things which have been accomplished among us, just as they were delivered to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word, it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent The-oph′ilus, that you may know the truth concerning the things of which you have been informed.

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  • Reporting across the media confirms that Garland sides with law enforcement instead of holding police accountable for misconduct. So much for Biden having black America's back.

  • VOTE NO TO THIS LOSER

  • What happened on Jan 6th at the Capital was outrageous. So that being said, wtf is with Democrats and Garland " Armed white supremacists "? Complete lies. A reporter on tv just reported there was no proof of " white supremacists " or guns being used (other than a cop killing an unarmed white women) Dems who say " we speak true and fact" are bull shutters. Dems are all about what color or gender a person is. Why? I thought people were judge based on their corrector? Garland is a hack. His answers were " I dont know" He say he didnt know about enforcing existing laws....immigration and illegal entry. Come on man, be a honest person.

  • Guy in purple tie having a good sleep

  • Yeah he’s an insider. He’ll do nothing about the fbi collusion with huesein Obama and Clinton and he’ll focus on domestic terrorism. So where was he last summer in his opinion? Domestic terrorist were all over the country trashing our cities. He will however focus on perpetuating the narrative that whites are racist and skinheads. See what obiden is doing in DC. This is going to be bad for free people of non color as there’s an assault on whites in America... if you can’t see it take a look at the critical Race theory being shoved down our kids throats.. and white employees in American corporations like coke and target to name a few.

  • That is rich after Barr, Senator Cruz.

    • Velvet Barton my sentiments exactly ,,That TOAD Barr

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  • WHO..???.!!