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49 minutes ago, BarryLaverty said:

Know you are trying hard to be emphatic and serious, but the POTUS you support is Donald Trump and the political party you vote for is the GOP, so that should have choked you up a little as you wrote that, how danged funny and obtuse you are being. Makes me smile a little. 🙄

Self gratitude from a hate monger. SSDD!!!!!

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1 hour ago, BarryLaverty said:

Know you are trying hard to be emphatic and serious, but the POTUS you support is Donald Trump and the political party you vote for is the GOP, so that should have choked you up a little as you wrote that, how danged funny and obtuse you are being. Makes me smile a little. 🙄

This coming from someone who pulled the lever for the worst candidate in political history.  Still sucking on those sour grapes of defeat.

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Giuliani to make paid appearance at Kremlin-backed conference that includes Putin

President Trump’s personal attorney is the only American scheduled to speak at the event sponsored by Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union, a trading alliance launched by Russia as a counterweight to the European Union.
According to an agenda posted online, Rudolph W. Giuliani on Tuesday will join a panel led by one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s longtime advisers, Sergey Glazyev, who has been under U.S. sanctions since Russia invaded Ukraine five years ago. Putin is set to appear at the conference later that day.

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Maybe he will pull a Hilldabeast/DNC stunt and hire Russians to make up a bunch of phony dirt on Bite Me and Pocahontas  ....

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President Trump’s personal attorney abruptly pulled out of the meeting in Armenia after The Post reported Friday on his participation in the event, which Russian President Vladimir Putin and other top Russian officials are expected to attend.
“I didn’t know Putin was going,” Rudolph W. Giuliani said in a brief interview, adding in a text message: “Discretion is the better part of valor.”

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Poor Barry.  Y’all need to take it easy on him.  The guy has a serious problem.

 

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6 hours ago, BarryLaverty said:

Poor Hagar! So hard when heroes fall short! cjones07262018.jpg

Poor Poor Barry, Your hatred knows no bounds. SMFH. 

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11 hours ago, BarryLaverty said:

Poor Hagar! So hard when heroes fall short! cjones07262018.jpg

Hero?  I don’t even like, Trump the man.  I do however, like Trump the President.   You probably would have like him too before your failed brain transplant.  😂😂😂😂😂😂

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Makes you wonder why he is an EX GOP Senator.

I fully expected him to turn DEM rather than quit

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58 minutes ago, BarryLaverty said:

“IF” is a big old two letter word, isn’t it, Bertha? That’s all you Communist Pukes know, Stab people in the back on the “Down Low.”😡

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...and over again, but St. Rudy kept lisping in his ear about it. 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-embraced-ukraine-conspiracy-theory-120925482.html

Trump Embraced Ukraine Conspiracy Theory, Former Adviser Says

The New York Times Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Maggie Haberman and Peter Baker,The New York Times 7 hours ago 
 
 

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was repeatedly warned by his own staff that the Ukraine conspiracy theory he and his lawyer were pursuing was “completely debunked” long before the president pressed Ukraine this summer to investigate his Democratic rivals, a former top adviser said Sunday.

Thomas P. Bossert, who served as Trump’s first homeland security adviser, said he told the president there was no basis to the theory that Ukraine, not Russia, intervened in the 2016 election and did so on behalf of the Democrats. Speaking out for the first time, Bossert said he was “deeply disturbed” that Trump nonetheless tried to get Ukraine’s president to produce damaging information about Democrats.

Bossert’s comments, on the ABC program “This Week” and in a subsequent telephone interview, underscored the danger to the president as the House moves ahead with an inquiry into whether he abused his power for political gain. Other former aides to Trump said Sunday that he refused to accept reassurances about Ukraine no matter how many times it was explained to him, instead subscribing to an unsubstantiated narrative that has now brought him to the brink of impeachment.

The latest revelations came as the impeachment inquiry rushed ahead at a brisk pace. The House chairman taking the lead said that the whistleblower who brought the matter to light would testify soon and that a subpoena for documents would be issued early this week to Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer who spearheaded the effort to find dirt on Democrats in Ukraine. In a letter to the acting director of national intelligence, lawyers for the whistleblower requested stepped-up efforts to ensure his safety, citing “serious concerns we have regarding our client’s personal safety.”

As Democrats pressed forward, a new CBS News poll showed that 55% of Americans supported an impeachment inquiry, the first time it has had majority backing, a worrying development for a White House that until now has been able to make the argument that the public opposed impeaching Trump. A senior White House aide tried to turn the tables by arguing that Trump was the real whistleblower because he was uncovering Democratic corruption.

Then Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert speaks during a news conference at the White House in Washington, Aug. 25, 2017. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
 

As Republicans struggled to defend the president Sunday, Bossert’s remarks offered a hint of cracks in the Republicans’ armor. While Bossert was forced out in 2018 when John Bolton became national security adviser, he has remained publicly loyal until now to a president who prizes fealty above all else.

“It is completely debunked,” Bossert said of the Ukraine theory on ABC. Speaking with George Stephanopoulos, Bossert blamed Giuliani for filling the president’s head with misinformation. “I am deeply frustrated with what he and the legal team is doing and repeating that debunked theory to the president. It sticks in his mind when he hears it over and over again, and for clarity here, George, let me just again repeat that it has no validity.”

He added that pressing Ukraine’s president was disturbing, but noted that it remained unproven whether Trump’s decision to withhold aid to Ukraine was tied to the demand for investigations into former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democrats.

“It is a bad day and a bad week for this president and for this country if he is asking for political dirt on an opponent,” Bossert said. “But it looks to me like the other matter that’s far from proven is whether he was doing anything to abuse his power and withhold aid in order to solicit such a thing.” On Twitter later on Sunday, he added that he did “not see evidence of an impeachable offense.”

Other former aides said separately Sunday that the president had a particular weakness for conspiracy theories involving Ukraine, which in the past three years has become the focus of far-right media outlets and political figures. Trump was more willing to listen to outside advisers like Giuliani than his own national security team.

Trump has known Giuliani, the former New York mayor, for years and likes his pugnacious approach and the fact that he never pushes back, said one former aide, who like others asked not to be identified discussing internal matters. Giuliani would “feed Trump all kinds of garbage” that created “a real problem for all of us,” said the former aide.

House Democrats may try to explore that as they move expeditiously in their inquiry. Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday that the whistleblower whose complaint rocked Washington last week would testify “very soon” and that Giuliani would be ordered to turn over documents.

Schiff, a former prosecutor who is the de facto chief of the inquiry, also issued a pointed warning to Trump and White House aides, who have a history of blocking congressional requests for witnesses and records. “If they’re going to obstruct, then they are going to increase the likelihood that Congress may feel it necessary to move forward with an article of obstruction,” he said on “This Week.”

Trump continued his bellicose attacks on his accusers. “I want Schiff questioned at the highest level for Fraud & Treason,” he wrote on Twitter. And he threatened the whistleblower, who is protected by law from retribution. “Was this person SPYING on the U.S. President? Big Consequences!”

Republicans have had a tough time defending Trump and have mostly tried to redirect the conversation to suggest that Biden engaged in wrongdoing. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the No. 2 Republican in the House, repeatedly changed the subject Sunday when Chuck Todd, the moderator of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” pressed him on whether he believed a summary transcript of the Ukraine call merited further investigation.

“Well, they’ve been investigating President Trump for two years, making way for baseless allegations,” Scalise finally said. “They’re investigating everything.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., suggested that Trump appoint a special prosecutor to look into Biden’s role in the firing of a former prosecutor in Ukraine, and said he had no problem with the president’s phone call.

“I’m openly telling everybody in the country I have the president’s back because I think this is a setup,” he said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.”

One of the few Republicans to express concern over the allegations was Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas and a former CIA officer who is not seeking reelection. “There are troubling issues within the whistleblower’s report,” he said on “Face the Nation” on CBS. “But they are allegations. And I think that’s why we should explore these allegations through hearings.”

The White House put out Stephen Miller, the president’s senior adviser, to offer his defense on the Sunday talk show circuit. Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” Miller denounced the whistleblower as a “deep-state operative” who is part of a cabal of “unelected bureaucrats who think they need to take down this president.”

Trump, he added, was the one searching for wrongdoing by pursuing corruption allegations against Biden and Democrats. “The president is the whistleblower here,” Miller said. “The president of the United States is the whistleblower. And this individual is a saboteur trying to undermine a democratically elected government.”

Central to the complaint by the whistleblower was a July 25 telephone call in which Trump pressed President Volodymyr Zelenskiy of Ukraine to “do us a favor” and investigate Democrats at a time when the president had just ordered $391 million in aid to Ukraine frozen.

While his focus on Biden has drawn the most attention, Trump also urged Zelenskiy to look into a theory about the 2016 election that holds that Ukraine hacked the Democratic National Committee and then framed Moscow, possibly at the behest of Democratic operatives.

He specifically cited a U.S. cybersecurity firm, CrowdStrike, that did work for the Democratic National Committee in 2016 and that he seemed to believe was a Ukrainian company, and also brought up a DNC computer server that he suggested might be hidden in Ukraine.

While serving Trump, Bossert repeatedly told him that his questions about the server were without merit, according to a former senior administration official. In fact, the main server for the committee was in the party’s headquarters in Washington, and was later displayed there, next to a file cabinet that was broken into by the Watergate burglars nearly a half-century ago.

The first time Bossert and other aides refuted the server theory came before the inauguration when intelligence agency directors briefed him on Russia’s election interference operation. Trump may not have absorbed it because he was thrown off guard when told about a Democratic-financed dossier that included unproven allegations about his ties to Russia.

Shortly before Valentine’s Day in 2017, Bossert brought in Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, to brief Trump not only on the summary about the conclusion that it was Russia, but with the technical mechanics that led to the conclusion. At that point, Trump appeared to register that it was Russia. But periodically after that, he would say at rallies that he wondered about the server. Bossert would not reeducate him each time.

Another former senior official said it was a constant struggle to convince Trump that Russia, not Ukraine, had interfered in the election. The president would accept it after speaking with his more grounded aides, this official said, but then revert to believing it was a plot by Democrats or Ukrainians or others after speaking with associates outside the administration like Giuliani.

But even as his role in the controversy was debated over the weekend, Giuliani had the endorsement of Trump to continue appearing on television Sunday defending himself and the president, according to two Trump advisers.

“I am defending my client the best way I know how,” Giuliani said on “This Week,” appearing shortly after Bossert did.

In a brief telephone interview after his ABC appearance, Bossert allowed for the possibility that it was someone other than Giuliani who had gotten in Trump’s head.

“In fairness, I don’t know that it was Rudy Giuliani that put that conspiracy theory into the president’s head,” he said. “I know somebody did, and I was under the impression it was Mayor Giuliani. If Mayor Giuliani wasn’t promoting the DNC server conspiracy theory, then I apologize.”

But in his television interview, Bossert made clear how serious the issue was, suggesting it could end Trump’s presidency. “The DNC server and that conspiracy theory has got to go; they have to stop with that,” he said. He noted that the president “has not gotten his pound of flesh yet” from the investigation into his own ties to Russia. “But George, if he continues to focus on that white whale, it’s going to bring him down.”

 

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And, then there is this....wonder how this will go? How this will be tied to the 'Deep State' or Hillary or Obama or Biden. Maybe Jimmy Carter played a part, somehow! 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-pressured-australian-leader-doj-investigating-mueller-probe-203743300.html

 

Trump Pressured Australian Leader To Assist DOJ In Investigating Mueller Probe: Report

 
HuffPost Sanjana Karanth,HuffPost 18 minutes ago 
 
President Donald Trump, right, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take the stage as they mark the opening of an Australian-owned Pratt Industries plant on Sept. 22.  (Photo: AP Photo/John Minchillo)

President Donald Trump reportedly tried to pressure the Australian prime minister to help Attorney General William Barr investigate the origins of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, according to a New York Times report.

Trump initiated the call with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in recent weeks to request the country’s help as the Justice Department reviewed Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in U.S. elections, two U.S. officials with knowledge of the call told the Times. 

The White House restricted access to the call’s transcript to a small group of aides, according to the Times — a decision similar to one it made in regard to Trump’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which is at the center of an impeachment inquiry into Trump. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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I wonder how many times Obummer threatened Netanyahu or colluded with Putin?  I think we need to listen to all of his phone calls ... probably all of Slick Willie's while we are at it ... how about the Hilldabeast?

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Have you even read the report ?  I wonder if this guy did either.  Simply because the media keeps pushing that Trump was attempting to see if the Ukraine would investigate Joe Biden it was more on Hunter Biden's business transaction.  The only way that ties into Joe is that Joe threatened to withhold $1 billion in U.S. funding to the Ukraine for his son's business deal.  That's it plain and simple.  There is just as much evidence in Russia helping with the 2016 election.  The left screams they helped, they helped, but offer not one bit of tangible proof or example that they did other than by a left wing news opinion piece saying that's what happened.  Well, guess what the Mueller report was a big bag of nothing.  So here we are all over again.  Either poop or get off the pot.  Quit wasting time, and call these witnesses before an impeachment process and not an investigation for impeachment process.  It's not going to happen.  The only thing that is happening is the Socialists are attempting to portray Trump as in the wrong, when in fact it was Hunter Biden and his father who used taxpayer money to fast forward the Ukrainian deal and the deal in China.  Trump simply wanted it investigated by the Ukraine, because the State Department and the Justice Department aren't doing anything about it.  

Today I was talking to a friend who religiously watches CNN for whatever reason.  I said I see the Democrats think they're going to be able to impeach President Trump again, and started laughing about it.  This incensed him to the point of screaming that Trump was guilty of meddling in the 2020 election with the Ukraine.  I asked him where he got his information.  He said it's been on CNN for the past two weeks.  He said that even Trump had admitted he asked for the Ukraine to become involved in the election.  When has he ever said that, because I have never seen or heard him say that in all of the research that I have done on this subject.  Since I know CNN is a fake news source I wasn't going to look at any of their sources.  Even YouTube does not have any such video or recording of him asking for that help.  

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4 minutes ago, DaveTV1 said:

Have you even read the report ?  I wonder if this guy did either.  Simply because the media keeps pushing that Trump was attempting to see if the Ukraine would investigate Joe Biden it was more on Hunter Biden's business transaction.  The only way that ties into Joe is that Joe threatened to withhold $1 billion in U.S. funding to the Ukraine for his son's business deal.  That's it plain and simple.  There is just as much evidence in Russia helping with the 2016 election.  The left screams they helped, they helped, but offer not one bit of tangible proof or example that they did other than by a left wing news opinion piece saying that's what happened.  Well, guess what the Mueller report was a big bag of nothing.  So here we are all over again.  Either poop or get off the pot.  Quit wasting time, and call these witnesses before an impeachment process and not an investigation for impeachment process.  It's not going to happen.  The only thing that is happening is the Socialists are attempting to portray Trump as in the wrong, when in fact it was Hunter Biden and his father who used taxpayer money to fast forward the Ukrainian deal and the deal in China.  Trump simply wanted it investigated by the Ukraine, because the State Department and the Justice Department aren't doing anything about it.  

Today I was talking to a friend who religiously watches CNN for whatever reason.  I said I see the Democrats think they're going to be able to impeach President Trump again, and started laughing about it.  This incensed him to the point of screaming that Trump was guilty of meddling in the 2020 election with the Ukraine.  I asked him where he got his information.  He said it's been on CNN for the past two weeks.  He said that even Trump had admitted he asked for the Ukraine to become involved in the election.  When has he ever said that, because I have never seen or heard him say that in all of the research that I have done on this subject.  Since I know CNN is a fake news source I wasn't going to look at any of their sources.  Even YouTube does not have any such video or recording of him asking for that help.  

Your friend is probably brain numb for watching that mess day in and day out

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I think it should be investigated.  We all know that the Mueller investigation would have never started had it not been for the DNC paying for the Steele Dossier, which kept an open investigation including wire taps on the Trump campaign.  Of course the left sees no wrong doing with that aspect.  Yet, if President Trump wants to get to the bottom of the witch hunt he's in the wrong.  The left is pathetic.  

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3 hours ago, Wild74 said:

Your friend is probably brain numb for watching that mess day in and day out

More like brainwashed, but I let it lie.  He doesn't fact check his news as I do.  

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