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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 10:57 am 
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While it's all starting to build up, Trump is now getting undercut by his Acting Secretary of Defence/ Boeing Executive, who is claiming that the North Korean ballistic missile test was a violation of of various UN Resolutions.
In case you'd forgotten, Trump has been saying it was just a little ballistic missile test and therefore didn't break Kim's promise to Trump not to do any more tests.


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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 11:05 am 
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My summary of Meuller's speech:

1. Russian interference was the central investigation. There was some. No collusion though.

2. Barr has played a straight bat with the way he released the report.

3. They thought they couldn't make a charging decision on obstruction so they didn't. We're they right? I don't know. I understand the OLC opinion says you can't indict. Does it say you can't charge? Mueller isn't beyond criticism on this point. He may have f.ucked up.

3. Despite facially adhering to the fairness principle of not formally accusing Trump of obstruction when he had no recourse to a trial to clear himself, they then undermined it by implying that he should have been charged anyway. That's called having it both ways. It's a problem. There's a reasonable case that he's undermining the presumption of innocence in the way he has handled things.

https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/4 ... g-his-role

4 Despite what some morons think there is no contradiction between what Barr said and what Mueller said around the declination. Mueller said would not consider charges. That doesn't mean that they would have charged in the absence of the OLC guidance. Wven if they thoughts was guilty they might have determined that they didn't have a chargeable case. It means they didn't consider whether they had a chargeable case and therefore the OLC guidance didn't affect that decision. The DOJ and SPO have issued a joint statement to that effect.

https://thehill.com/policy/national-sec ... eller-barr

5. Not exonerated is not a legal threshold. It has no place in this kind of report. Prosecutors charge or dont. If they dont charge the presumption of innocence holds. It holds until a person is found guily. Mueller undermines the presumption of innocence.

6. The final thing that almost nobody is talking about is the basis for charging the president with obstruction in these circumstances in the first place. Barr made that point that he disagreed as a matter of law that the (or many of the) 10 acts were obstruction.

The has been a very robust discussion on Lawfare about the weakness of Meuller's constitutional analysis as it relates to the application of the obstruction laws to Trump.

https://www.lawfareblog.com/mueller-rep ... is-part-ii

Basically he saying that Mueller misinterpreted the clear statement rule in relation to whether the obstruction statute applies in this case. I reckon he's winning. He should as he's a former head of the OLC and teaches at Harvard.


You maybe wasting your time here. Not sure many of the protagonists on this thread are that interested in understanding how off piste Mueller is going.


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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 11:13 am 
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I can't understand how much clearer Mueller has to be that Trump obstructed justice and that congress needs to act.

"what you are seeing and hearing is not what is happening"

alternative truths?


(@ruggerbugger - declas is coming.. :D )


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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 11:44 am 
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The million dollar question here is:

If Mueller thinks a Special Prosecutor is prohibted by Justice Dept guidance from making a prosecution recomendation against a sitting president, what the f*ck was he doing accepting this role in the first place given that is exactly what it required him to do. And if he believes he is required to hand that decison to the Justice Dept - which begs the question what he thought was the point of a Special Prosecutor in the first place - on what basis would he then start throwing political grenades at them when, having punted it to Justice, Justice tell him his legal theory of collusion is horsehit. I mean it's not like Barr didn't write a legal brief expalining exactly what he thought about Mueller's theory before Meuller delivered his report and effectively handed the decison to Barr.

There are good reasons why prosecutors are barred from making statements of wrong doing about uncharged parties - a formal Justice Dept policy (note: not guidance) that Mueller for some reason doesn't feel bound by.


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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 11:56 am 
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The million dollar question here is:

If Mueller thinks a Special Prosecutor is prohibted by Justice Dept guidance from making a prosecution recomendation against a sitting president, what the f*ck was he doing accepting this role in the first place given that is exactly what it required him to do.
That wasn’t what it necessarily required and the issue was addressed specifically.

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First, the opinion explicitly permits the investigation of a sitting President because it is important to preserve evidence while memories are fresh and documents are available. Among other things, that evidence could be used if there were co-conspirators who could now be charged.

And second, the opinion says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.
The second point is the most neglected and overlooked point when talking about the 10 identified potential acts of obstruction, particularly the potential witness tampering.

Mueller main point was “read the report you lazy bastards” and stop the handwringing and act on strengthening protectionism’s against foreign interference.


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The million dollar question here is:

If Mueller thinks a Special Prosecutor is prohibted by Justice Dept guidance from making a prosecution recomendation against a sitting president, what the f*ck was he doing accepting this role in the first place given that is exactly what it required him to do. And if he believes he is required to hand that decison to the Justice Dept - which begs the question what he thought was the point of a Special Prosecutor in the first place - on what basis would he then start throwing political grenades at them when, having punted it to Justice, Justice tell him his legal theory of collusion is horsehit. I mean it's not like Barr didn't write a legal brief expalining exactly what he thought about Mueller's theory before Meuller delivered his report and effectively handed the decison to Barr.

There are good reasons why prosecutors are barred from making statements of wrong doing about uncharged parties - a formal Justice Dept policy (note: not guidance) that Mueller for some reason doesn't feel bound by.


Maybe he figured he was hired to be an investigator, not a prosecutor, and his quite profound sense of duty and rule-abidance compelled him to follow his remit to the letter?

I'm less inclined to hate on Mueller and more interested to see how things develop as the Democrats warble back and forth between their principles and their political second-guessing of themselves. They may easily dither long enough to let this bleed into the election season, and have it all blow up in their faces by looking weak, or they may take a heroic stand, have the GOP senate shoot an impeachment down, allowing Trump to play both the victim card and the "I won" card at the same time (which Nancy - or as I call her... Nancy is clearly trying to avoid).
Or... pressure continues to build, the clear evidence of the venal, self-interested gameplan of Trump bites him in the ass at the polls in 2020.

It's a bit of a tightrope to walk, and it's more about how the Dems play it right now. Pass the popcorn.


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Mr Mike wrote:
zzzz wrote:
P.S

The million dollar question here is:

If Mueller thinks a Special Prosecutor is prohibted by Justice Dept guidance from making a prosecution recomendation against a sitting president, what the f*ck was he doing accepting this role in the first place given that is exactly what it required him to do.
That wasn’t what it necessarily required and the issue was addressed specifically.

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First, the opinion explicitly permits the investigation of a sitting President because it is important to preserve evidence while memories are fresh and documents are available. Among other things, that evidence could be used if there were co-conspirators who could now be charged.

And second, the opinion says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.
The second point is the most neglected and overlooked point when talking about the 10 identified potential acts of obstruction, particularly the potential witness tampering.

Mueller main point was “read the report you lazy bastards” and stop the handwringing and act on strengthening protectionism’s against foreign interference.


:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:

The inaction on securing the 2020 election from outside interference is something to marvel at.


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This was one of the better summaries.

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On Wednesday morning, Robert Mueller stood behind a podium and drily summarized the findings of a report that was released over a month ago. His remarks included no new information about his office’s investigation into Russia’s election interference, or President Trump’s alleged efforts to obstruct that investigation.

But his statement was massive, “game changing” news, nonetheless — because virtually all Americans hate reading long documents (and American journalists and politicians are, apparently, no exception).


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Back to your "best"


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Back to your "best"


You'd think that just by accident one would be good...but no. It's like watching someone attempt a hurdles race and not even get off the ground at each obstacle.


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Mr Mike wrote:
zzzz wrote:
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The million dollar question here is:

If Mueller thinks a Special Prosecutor is prohibted by Justice Dept guidance from making a prosecution recomendation against a sitting president, what the f*ck was he doing accepting this role in the first place given that is exactly what it required him to do.
That wasn’t what it necessarily required and the issue was addressed specifically.

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First, the opinion explicitly permits the investigation of a sitting President because it is important to preserve evidence while memories are fresh and documents are available. Among other things, that evidence could be used if there were co-conspirators who could now be charged.

And second, the opinion says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.
The second point is the most neglected and overlooked point when talking about the 10 identified potential acts of obstruction, particularly the potential witness tampering.

Mueller main point was “read the report you lazy bastards” and stop the handwringing and act on strengthening protectionism’s against foreign interference.




1. If Mueller's point is he only ever intended to conduct an evidence gathering investigation because he felt only that was permitted under the guidance, he (a) should have been up front about that because its not what the offical terms of reference seem to require, (b) not presented a redundant charging analysis, and (c) shut the f*ck up. The Mueller report is untested evidence. One of the reasons prosecutors are barred from making statements of wrong doing about uncharged parties is that by declining to charge, a prosecutor is declining to have tested either his evidence or his legal theories. So he isn't allowed to bad mouth investigation subjects in reliance on them. And preservation of evidence is explicity ruled out as grounds for doing this in the very opinion Mueller claims to be bound by. "As a series of cases makes clear, there is ordinarily ‘no legitimate governmental interest served’ by the government’s public allegation of wrongdoing by an uncharged party, and this is true ‘regardless of what criminal charges may . . . b[e] contemplated by the Assistant United States Attorney against the [third-party] for the future,'” In addition, the idea evidence would go stale before the end of even a second Trump term is risible.

2. Your second point above notes the opinion expressly tells Prosecutors it's the legislatives job to investigate a sitting president. Far from supporting what Mueller is doing, it actually undermines him. This is the heart of the issue. When the legislature investigates a president it is essentially a political process. One the one hand the legislature are unbounded by the process rules and formal requirements criminal law imposes but on the other hand they don't have the power of the executive branch at their beck and call. Which is how it should be: the executive branch of the state has to be constrained by law. What Mueller appears to have done is take his Special Prosecutor appointment (with all the associated executive powers) and then unhook it from all the limitations that are meant to apply to those powwers so that he could produce a weapon for use in the legislative process. The special counsel regulations were expressly written to stop this by making Special Prosecutors subject to DoJ rules and processes.


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Oops Donald
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Donald J. Trump
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Russia, Russia, Russia! That’s all you heard at the beginning of this Witch Hunt Hoax...And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected. It was a crime that didn’t exist. So now the Dems and their partner, the Fake News Media,.....


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Back to your "best"


You'd think that just by accident one would be good...but no. It's like watching someone attempt a hurdles race and not even get off the ground at each obstacle.


I’d settle for one just being correct, never mind funny.


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Oops Donald
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Donald J. Trump
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Russia, Russia, Russia! That’s all you heard at the beginning of this Witch Hunt Hoax...And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected. It was a crime that didn’t exist. So now the Dems and their partner, the Fake News Media,.....

It's been deleted


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Oops Donald
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Donald J. Trump
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Russia, Russia, Russia! That’s all you heard at the beginning of this Witch Hunt Hoax...And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected. It was a crime that didn’t exist. So now the Dems and their partner, the Fake News Media,.....


:lol: :lol: :lol:


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zzzz wrote:
Mr Mike wrote:
zzzz wrote:
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The million dollar question here is:

If Mueller thinks a Special Prosecutor is prohibted by Justice Dept guidance from making a prosecution recomendation against a sitting president, what the f*ck was he doing accepting this role in the first place given that is exactly what it required him to do.
That wasn’t what it necessarily required and the issue was addressed specifically.

Quote:
First, the opinion explicitly permits the investigation of a sitting President because it is important to preserve evidence while memories are fresh and documents are available. Among other things, that evidence could be used if there were co-conspirators who could now be charged.

And second, the opinion says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.
The second point is the most neglected and overlooked point when talking about the 10 identified potential acts of obstruction, particularly the potential witness tampering.

Mueller main point was “read the report you lazy bastards” and stop the handwringing and act on strengthening protectionism’s against foreign interference.
1. If Mueller's point is he only ever intended to conduct an evidence gathering investigation because he felt only that was permitted under the guidance, he (a) should have been up front about that because its not what the offical terms of reference seem to require, (b) not presented a redundant charging analysis, and (c) shut the f*ck up. The Mueller report is untested evidence. One of the reasons prosecutors are barred from making statements of wrong doing about uncharged parties is that by declining to charge, a prosecutor is declining to have tested either his evidence or his legal theories. So he isn't allowed to bad mouth investigation subjects in reliance on them. And preservation of evidence is explicity ruled out as grounds for doing this in the very opinion Mueller claims to be bound by. "As a series of cases makes clear, there is ordinarily ‘no legitimate governmental interest served’ by the government’s public allegation of wrongdoing by an uncharged party, and this is true ‘regardless of what criminal charges may . . . b[e] contemplated by the Assistant United States Attorney against the [third-party] for the future,'” In addition, the idea evidence would go stale before the end of even a second Trump term is risible.

2. Your second point above notes the opinion expressly tells Prosecutors it's the legislatives job to investigate a sitting president. Far from supporting what Mueller is doing, it actually undermines him. This is the heart of the issue. When the legislature investigates a president it is essentially a political process. One the one hand the legislature are unbounded by the process rules and formal requirements criminal law imposes but on the other hand they don't have the power of the executive branch at their beck and call. Which is how it should be: the executive branch of the state has to be constrained by law. What Mueller appears to have done is take his Special Prosecutor appointment (with all the associated executive powers) and then unhook it from all the limitations that are meant to apply to those powwers so that he could produce a weapon for use in the legislative process. The special counsel regulations were expressly written to stop this by making Special Prosecutors subject to DoJ rules and processes.
The points aren’t mine, they are extracts from Mueller’s statement yesterday but I have created some confusion when I referenced the “second point”. I meant the second part of his first paragraph, dealing with “co-conspirators who could now be charged”.

I share Barr’s view that Mueller has taken an overly restrictive view of the OLS opinion and shouldn’t have left the narrative there without at least some better developed legal analysis. Hence the reference to the failure to indict possible co-conspirators on obstruction (especially for witness tampering) if the evidence was sufficient.

I also don’t think it is a question of what he “intended” to do. His appointment and terms of reference were clear(ish) and could (and did) result in indictments for a number of people in connection with matters arising from that process. Where the investigation led to consideration of acts of the President the OLS opinion then (in his view) started to impact his options.


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Trump is a baby.

They tried to hide the USS John S McCain from view during Trumps visit to Japan.

Sailers with hats with that ships name on, werent even allowed to watch his speech.

What a petty fecktard.


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Trump is a baby.

They tried to hide the USS John S McCain from view during Trumps visit to Japan.

Sailers with hats with that ships name on, werent even allowed to watch his speech.

What a petty fecktard.


Shit way to treat the memory of a war hero, Corporal Bonespurs ya cnut.


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Three war heroes, including two Admirals.


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It is in the Deep State's interest to carry on with whatever side issues to distract the American public's gaze from what is really going on. Trump, no-Trump, it does not fukken matter one jot. America continues to bully countries, businesses, private individuals... whoever in the name of "national security".
The military junta in the Pentagon are closer and closer to complete control.
I hope Assange gets his day in court and his council explains to the American people how your government tramples on your constitution.


It's a bold strategy to start a post by referring to the Deep State, but your larger point - that actual important matters on the World stage should really be the priority is about right.
Unfortunately, the Administration and the policy of being dicks to other countries/ businesses/ individuals are inextricably linked. Just ask the countries: Venezuela, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Cuba. Canada, Germany, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, China, Montenegro etc...
Just ask the businesses: Amazon, the NYT, Ford, Harley Davidson etc...
Just ask the private individuals: James Comey, Jeff Bezos, Soy Farmers, every woman ever etc...

Taking issue with Trump isn't merely because he is wearing a tan suit or is a secret muslim, there are very real world ramifications of his venal, corrupt, self-serving words and actions that should never be quietly accepted, even when there are a thousand other things that he does that also require the same attention.


Are you sure that's what he's saying?

I was under the impression he was laying it all at the door of the Illuminati.


Oh he was blaming the Illuminati for sure. I was just pointing out the La Cosa NosTrump were doing far more nefarious deeds against countries, businesses and individuals than any secret elite cabal.


First point, I don't believe in the illuminati, that's for conspiracy theorists.
I do believe in vested interests, big business and the leverage they exercise on governments worldwide. "Deep state" is just my blanket term for all of those entities.
But carry on, you people like to dumb it down to binary analogies, because it fits your simpleton narratives.
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First point, I don't believe in the illuminati, that's for conspiracy theorists.

It's a thing, boet. Just ask Al Roper :lol:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_vXDfCNONA


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Trump is a baby.

They tried to hide the USS John S McCain from view during Trumps visit to Japan.

Sailers with hats with that ships name on, werent even allowed to watch his speech.

What a petty fecktard.



Except... he didn't

https://nypost.com/2019/05/30/acting-defense-secretary-denies-he-hid-uss-mccain-during-trump-visit/


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Glaston wrote:
Trump is a baby.

They tried to hide the USS John S McCain from view during Trumps visit to Japan.

Sailers with hats with that ships name on, werent even allowed to watch his speech.

What a petty fecktard.



Except... he didn't

https://nypost.com/2019/05/30/acting-defense-secretary-denies-he-hid-uss-mccain-during-trump-visit/

He didn’t because he, the orange shitgibbon, said he didn’t??? Right. Gotcha. Because he’s never been loose with the truth...


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Gotta say, I believe trumpo.

That’s the thing with flip flopping, he’s telling the truth at least 50% of the time. Then he’s denying it. Then he’s telling it. Then he’s denying it...


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Bokkom wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
Rinkals wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
Bokkom wrote:
It is in the Deep State's interest to carry on with whatever side issues to distract the American public's gaze from what is really going on. Trump, no-Trump, it does not fukken matter one jot. America continues to bully countries, businesses, private individuals... whoever in the name of "national security".
The military junta in the Pentagon are closer and closer to complete control.
I hope Assange gets his day in court and his council explains to the American people how your government tramples on your constitution.


It's a bold strategy to start a post by referring to the Deep State, but your larger point - that actual important matters on the World stage should really be the priority is about right.
Unfortunately, the Administration and the policy of being dicks to other countries/ businesses/ individuals are inextricably linked. Just ask the countries: Venezuela, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Cuba. Canada, Germany, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, China, Montenegro etc...
Just ask the businesses: Amazon, the NYT, Ford, Harley Davidson etc...
Just ask the private individuals: James Comey, Jeff Bezos, Soy Farmers, every woman ever etc...

Taking issue with Trump isn't merely because he is wearing a tan suit or is a secret muslim, there are very real world ramifications of his venal, corrupt, self-serving words and actions that should never be quietly accepted, even when there are a thousand other things that he does that also require the same attention.


Are you sure that's what he's saying?

I was under the impression he was laying it all at the door of the Illuminati.


Oh he was blaming the Illuminati for sure. I was just pointing out the La Cosa NosTrump were doing far more nefarious deeds against countries, businesses and individuals than any secret elite cabal.


First point, I don't believe in the illuminati, that's for conspiracy theorists.
I do believe in vested interests, big business and the leverage they exercise on governments worldwide. "Deep state" is just my blanket term for all of those entities.
But carry on, you people like to dumb it down to binary analogies, because it fits your simpleton narratives.
:thumbup:


Deep State/ Illuminati, Potayto/Potahto. Call it what you want.
I was really just giving you a fair few examples of where Trump has attacked the entities you were so concerned about defending, be they countries, businesses or private individuals. Your concern for them would be extremely shallow if you only fret about them being attacked from one direction, but chose to ignore the attacks from the "most powerful man on Earth", the "Leader of the Free World", the "Very Stable Genius who knows more about Business, Military and Marketing than anyone".


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Gotta say, I believe trumpo.

That’s the thing with flip flopping, he’s telling the truth at least 50% of the time. Then he’s denying it. Then he’s telling it. Then he’s denying it...


That's the tragedy about building an entire Presidency on scurrilous lies. Now, when he may possibly have an accusation that he may be able to defend himself from simply by telling the truth, he has no credibility left to give his claims any believability.


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Russia, Russia, Russia! That’s all you heard at the beginning of this Witch Hunt Hoax...And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected. It was a crime that didn’t exist. So now the Dems and their partner, the Fake News Media,.....



:lol: :lol: :lol:
He actually wrote that? Dear God... his mental deterioration is going faster than anyone realized.


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Trump is a baby.

They tried to hide the USS John S McCain from view during Trumps visit to Japan.

Sailers with hats with that ships name on, werent even allowed to watch his speech.

What a petty fecktard.

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PostPosted: Thu May 30, 2019 11:14 pm 
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The likelihood that the ship is named after the senator and not his father or grandfather would be quite low


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A couple of points -

If it were hidden from Trump it was probably done without his knowledge. The whole point being that he's a manbaby who needs to be treated like a toddler and shielded from distractions. It's entirely likely that it didn't actually happen the way it's been portrayed, but I don't doubt that someone may have considered the possibility.

And if it were considered and/or happened, the fact that it's not named after the Senator is wholly irrelevant - you think Trump would make that distinction or that the WH would trust him to? Of course not.


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The likelihood that the ship is named after the senator and not his father or grandfather would be quite low


And the likelihood that Trump would recognize the difference would be even lower.
At best, this is a mountain-out-of-a-molehill, and likely some overzealous type attempting to stage manage the shit out of the Presidential visit and maybe, possibly keeping some sailors with John McCain hats out of sight.
It'd be a worry that this could even cross the mind of someone in this role, that Trump's sensibilities are so delicate that this might be an issue, but we're at the stage now that he could be so easily triggered by something like this that the micro-management that goes into any of his public appearances would have to overthink any possible issue like this.

but yeah, it doesn't seem to have gone down as the initial reports claimed... if we can believe subsequent reports of course ;)


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Bear in mind, the orange shitgibbon himself said he didn’t ask for it but believed whoever did was doing it in good faith

And in a shock to no-one, accept crappy meme posters ....
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2019/05/for-the-record-heres-the-email-telling-the-navy-to-hide-the-uss-john-mccain/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app


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Hong Kong wrote:
Bear in mind, the orange shitgibbon himself said he didn’t ask for it but believed whoever did was doing it in good faith

And in a shock to no-one, accept crappy meme posters ....
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2019/05/for-the-record-heres-the-email-telling-the-navy-to-hide-the-uss-john-mccain/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app



From reading that his staff made that decision. How much of a fcuking kid is Trump that his team have to worry about shit that could make him throw a tantrum?


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Just in case the story has a kernel of truth in it, may I suggest renaming Buckingham palace and Westminster cathedral the John McCain palace/cathedral, just to fûck the cúnt off for his visit here?


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Just in case the story has a kernel of truth in it, may I suggest renaming Buckingham palace and Westminster cathedral the John McCain palace/cathedral, just to fûck the cúnt off for his visit here?


Whichever airport he is to land at should be renamed "John McCain III Airport".


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Kiwias wrote:
happyhooker wrote:
Just in case the story has a kernel of truth in it, may I suggest renaming Buckingham palace and Westminster cathedral the John McCain palace/cathedral, just to fûck the cúnt off for his visit here?


Whichever airport he is to land at should be renamed "John McCain III Airport".

Rename all of them except leeds/Bradford. That'll teach him


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