Conservative columnist John Phillips said something that shocked a CNN panel. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

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“Conservative columnist John Phillips proposed punishing Democratic-leaning states using President Donald Trump’s infrastructure bill.

“I think it’s wonderfully altruistic for him to want to get a bipartisan bill through,” Phillips said. “But, he should have Plan B ready to go, because that is likely to fall apart almost immediately. I suspect the Democrats will go into this being both greedy and difficult. Trump’s going to be left holding the price tag. They’ll ask for the moon and they’ll be difficult because once you’ve been part of the resistance, it’s hard to go from saying he should be impeached to saying your bridges are irresistible.”

Phillips cautioned the president that he’ll need more GOP support than he’s anticipating.

“I would do that by spending the money in red states and when I spend money in blue states, I would make sure to target that money in districts where vulnerable Republicans are running for reelection.”

Host Dana Bash was among those shocked by the suggestion. “Wow, that be incredibly — you know — sort of blatantly political.”

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Real Beginning · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Yay another lazy person troll impersonating as a right winger.

wojciech Pek · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Close the border !!! Don't let people escape abroad !

Monkey Nigger · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

What's happens to that chicks looks?!?!! She looks like an old skanky hag.

oldi184 · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Is Ana a catholic or protestant?

Jomarc Orpilla · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

I guess there is a lot of humans? hate watching TYT. Poor souls do have a lot of free time

Tullock · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

HAIL HYDRA!! World needs more strength and order!!

jaime sermeno · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm


Robin Prewitt · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Go progressives!!!!!

Robin Prewitt · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Omg don’t you all get it yet? Trumps isn’t SMART enough to do ANYTHING. It’s the people around him doing this shit

Mememe Lolllolololol · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Politics 🖕🏽

Gameventuretime · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Dumb because the're still screwing repubs in blue states.

Hemi2005 · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Turk one hypothetical loser!

Madmaxanda half · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

did you know Cenk is a sexist douche?

Paul Nuncio · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Mike Pence in Indiana been doing that for years. There was a bridge that needed to be taken care of about 10 years ago and still hasn't been taken care of, because of politics. Lake County Indiana is a very Democratic area. Not a lot of money from the state comes up here. There's a lot of infrastructure all over the state but you never get it up here. The bridge is very important for commuters from Chicago to Northwest Indiana, especially for low-income people. You hear there's never enough money for this or never enough money for that but of course in if it's down state plenty of money to give around.

Burger · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

i want to empty an AK47 clip point blank in Ana's face then piss on her corpse

Robert Monaco · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

That is such a completely anti-democratic un-American fascist thing to say the guy should be arrested for just suggesting this.

drew priestley · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

I didnt heat trump agreeing with this-this whole debate is bullshit

Ran Talbott · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

No, the infrastructure bill will not be paid for with "our hard-eared tax money": it'll be paid for with the hard-earned tax money of our grandchildren. Or great-grandchildren, at the rate the GOP is ramping up the deficits.

99xanthan99 · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

How dare you get on that high horse and try and play this audience. When you state you want what is best for everyone and not what is best for you, you are not being honest. Don't bother denying it, Little Miss Mouth. You little speech serves no purpose other then to boost you own little ego. Just like Trumps little speeches. I wonder what else you have in common with Trump…

AniMoSoul · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Am I the only one that noticed Cenks face while Ana was talking. His expression was saying, "yeah, okay, wrap it up".

Fatty McPoopytits · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

The young turds should do a piece on the Armenian genocide

wesley rodgers · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Were snowflakes?. I'm happy with that. Enough snowflakes and you have an avalanche 🙂

Chris Jack Online · December 29, 2017 at 10:41 pm

Useless Stealers Of America … its the only words comes out from my mouth

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