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How Big Govt. Would Seize American Homes If Trump’s Wall Is Built | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC



While Trump is ensnared in a political battle over border wall funding, a legal hurdle to his border wall still remains: two thirds of the land on the border does not even belong to the Government. MSNBC Chief Legal Correspondent, Ari Melber, breaks down how Trump would have to use a law called “eminent domain” to legally take over private property, without the owner’s consent and shows footage of Americans who have been impacted by the law and faced losing their homes when the law was implemented.
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How Big Govt. Would Seize American Homes If Trump’s Wall Is Built | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

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Rob Dim
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Rob Dim

Seize those homes, bet they voted for trump. More laundered tax money through Russian steel companies to the gopeee

BackAndStillBgMsDangerus Dangerus
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BackAndStillBgMsDangerus Dangerus

trump has no redeeming qualities. Neither does McConnell and the rest of the Congressional GOP scum.

She's my President
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She's my President

If you dont have a Border you dont have a country MSNBCannibals were never elected

Isabelle Mavendorf
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Isabelle Mavendorf

I wonder how many of those people losing all or part of their homes voted for the orange turd.

White Tara
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White Tara

GOP always campaigns on smaller government and fiscal responsibility, but when they get in office they try to legislate the most invasive policies on the American people and spend way more than any Democrat ever!

Michael Talley
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Michael Talley

They are not going to get any land from the King Ranch in Texas. It just isn't going to happen.

Sterling Pound
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Sterling Pound

So let's recall Scottish farmer, Michael Forbes, who refused to sell his 23 acre farm to make way for Trump International, the golf course he built (presumably with Russian money) on a Site of Special Scientific Interest near Aberdeen after a long battle with environmental objectors. After he turned down half a million dollars, Forbes said, Trump's agent threatened him with a compulsory purchase order (something like your eminent domain, which he didn't get), cut off his water supply and built a wall of earth around the farm."After not getting what he wanted (Trump) vilified the family, labelling their home… Read more »

601salsa
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601salsa

Dear preppers, conservatives…………you were telling us the Gov is after americans homes……. now trump is after your homes………….. guess you were right

Cynthia Hawkins
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Cynthia Hawkins

Thank you, "Mr. President"..you have created needless stress, anguish and anxiety for families who have lived comfortably, peaceably and lawfully on their own land, in their own homes. Now, in pursuit of an un-necessary vanity project you are going to attempt to displace these Americans, from their houses. You disgust me.

Dan Seven
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Dan Seven

Trump is auditioning to be the new Hitler

D Michael
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D Michael

Humpy Trumpy sat on a wall…

CyberdelicXP
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CyberdelicXP

If u listen close enough u can hear a zillion Native Americans rolling in thier grave, and the ones still around, rolling thier eyes. It's American, as a burrito! MAGA folks, your a domestic terrorist/hate group.

Argiod Silvertongue
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Argiod Silvertongue

If Trump thinks Eminent Domain is so great: let's enact it on Trump Tower: say that it is in the interest of the nation to use it to set up the HQ of the new Department of Immigration to oversee Project Reject, i.e., The Wall. Also, when it comes to Eminent Domain we need to remember how it was used to take away Casa Pacifica in San Clemente from its owner, to use as the 'Western Whitehouse' for Pres Regan. When he refused to accept the 'Just Compensation', they simply increased his property tax until he had to sell it… Read more »

Jacob Cleveland
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Jacob Cleveland

The idiots in Texas New Mexico an Naveda voted for him they deserve it.

Inspodreams
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Inspodreams

Hey, Trumpflakes, what do you call siezing private property to build a publically-funded wall? Sing it with me now, SOCIALISM!!

Super One
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Super One

Every person in the United States should be outraged if Donald Trump declares a National Emergency as part of a budget negotiation. No matter what side of the aisle you're on, that action is a grab for power over the legislative branch of our government and can't be tolerated. That is the actions of a dictator.

Tyrade Shift
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Tyrade Shift

Wait did I wake up in the past??? This is exactly what the railroad companies did and big government did after making fake treaties with the Native Americans! Feeling like we have actually gotten nowhere in more than 200 years! Hmmm???

FUN FACT
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FUN FACT

Trump, GOP in congress, The Republican party, Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Breitbart, The Daily caller, The Daily Stormer, technically 99% of every right wingers in America are a National Emergency.

ClubMayview
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ClubMayview

More bloody false narratives from the #1 source in fake news.

Antonio Francescon
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Antonio Francescon

He's an ahole, but this is a public use. The bigger chance of stopping him comes from the declaration of an emergency, not a fight over ED.

Sandi Billingsley
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Sandi Billingsley

The police departments in Florida use property seizure laws regularly to raise funds for their departments.

Geoff Gyro
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Geoff Gyro

In 2016, Engineers had already estimated that a 20' wall will cost around $25-$50 billion.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.The legal fees will likely exceed the property values.  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… Read more »

Ludo Savey
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Ludo Savey

America no wall, but Israël yes ?

Ludo Savey
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Ludo Savey

Trump is a New Kennedy ! No sionist,no francs maçons.

TIM PHANEUF
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TIM PHANEUF

The making of a dictator. Trump molests the Constitution the same way he molests women and the GOP remains silent. That's the real crisis!

Peace Keeper
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Peace Keeper

Plain abuse of power of Donald J Trump, fake president with lies on a medevil wall.

Patrick NEZ
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Patrick NEZ

"Eminent domain," is a concept that has always been worrisome imo. There is a lot of potential for corruption, and abuse of power in that context. That's probably why they call it "eminent domain," instead of "pressuring and taking" land and/or property from citizens, who really can't do anything about it, and just have to accept whatever they're offered, even if it's not appropriate or fair value, otherwise they could lose their property and have basically nothing to show for it. I guess it's kind of easy to see why they don't call it what it really is.

Jim john Trickle
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Jim john Trickle

It's and abuse of power that's what it is!

D Ross
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D Ross

Trump's actions are Emotional and Financial Terrorism against the citizenry of the United States of America. How can this be morally acceptable to the far right and Trump's base? A large number of the citizenry who support Trump will be adversely affected by this wall. WTF???

RurouniStarchild
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RurouniStarchild

4:52
No. No they wouldn't. And no matter how stupid you want us to think you are, you know full well why they would never support this. So we will remember that coming 2020. Assuming you'll make it to 2020.

3CE YAYO13
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3CE YAYO13

I TOLD U WHITE PEOPLE, TRUMP WAS GOING TO SCREW U GUYS TOO! MORE TO COME. JUST WAIT N WATCH😟😟😟

Larry Betancourt
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Larry Betancourt

Trump is the son of perdition. Trust him not. Trust in Jesus