FULL MSNBC Mornıng Joe August 27 2019 MSNBC NEWS TODAY FULL comıng up

FULL MSNBC Mornıng Joe August 27 2019 MSNBC NEWS TODAY FULL comıng up


CHRISTIAN, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR BEING ON. AND NBC NEWS HAS JUST CONFIRMED THAT PHILANTHROPIST AND POLITICAL ACTIVIST DAVID KOCH HAS DIED. THE BILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN HELPED FUND MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR REPUBLICAN POLITICAL ADVOCACY GROUPS AND CAMPAIGNS, ALONG WITH ELDER BROTHER CHARLES. THE TWO, THE KOCH BROTHERS, HAVE BEEN A FORCE IN AMERICAN POLITICS FOR NEARLY FOUR DECADES. IN 1980, DAVID WAS THE LIBERTARIAN PARTY’S PICK FOR VICE PRESIDENT ON A TICKET WITH ED CLARK. DAVID RETIRED FROM HIS FAMILY’S BUSINESS, KOCH INDUSTRIES, LAST YEAR DUE TO HEALTH ISSUES. IN A STATEMENT, CHARLES KCH WRITES THIS ABOUT HIS LATE BROERT. QUOTE, HE BELIEVED HE HAD A RESPONSIBILITY TO A WORLD THAT HAD GIVEN HIM SO MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO SUCCEED. DAVID’S FALL AN ANTHROPOLOGIC DEDICATION TO EDUCATION, THE ARTS AND CANCER RESEARCH WILL HAVE A LASTING IMPACT ON INNUMERABLE LIVES. AND THAT WE WILL CHERISH FOREVER. DAVID KOCH WAS 79 YEARS OLD. MIKE BARNACLE, THOUGHTS?>>WELL, YOU KNOW, MIKA, NATURALLY, THIS STORY WILL BE PLAYED OUT AND THERE WILL BE A LOT OF CONVERSATIONS, A LOT OF THINGS WRITTEN ABOUT THE IMPACT THAT THE KOCH BROTHERS HAVE HAD ON AMERICAN POLITICS. AND IT WILL ALL BE JUSTIFIED AND IT WILL ALL BE ACCURATE. BUT THEY ALSO HAVE HAD AN ENORMOUS IMPACT AS HAS JUST BEEN POINTED OUT ON THE ARTS, ON OUR CULTURE, ON HOSPITALS AROUND THE COUNTRY, EVEN WENT TO KOCH BROTHERS WINGS AT VARIOUS HOSPITALS IN BOSTON, NEW YORK. YOU CAN WALK PAST LINCOLN CENTER AND SEE THE DAVID KCH SECTION DONATED PHILANTHROPICALLY. THEY’VE HAD AN ENORMOUS IMPACT ON AMERICAN LIFE, ABSOLUTELY NO DOUBT ABOUT IT.>>YOU CAN’T OVERSTATE THE INFLUENCE THEY HAVE HAD ON POLITICS IN PARTICULAR AND CONSERVATIVE CAUSES. BUT THEY ARE COMPLICATED BOOGIE MEN. DAVID KOCH WAS PROGRESSIVE ON SOCIAL ISSUES. HE WAS FOR A WOMAN’S RIGHT TO CHOOSE. HE WAS A LEADER AGAINST THE WAR ON DRUGS. HE WAS AGAINST THE IRAQ WAR. BUT,

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