February 17th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #29

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1,774 Responses to February 17th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #29

  1. Pam says:

    Pruitt is confirmed but the vote is still open.

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  2. Pam says:

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  3. Pam says:

    Pruitt is confirmed by a vote of 52-46.

    Liked by 14 people

  4. Pam says:

    The senate is now going to vote to invoke cloture on Wilbur Ross.

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Enlightened Vulgarian says:

    Trump Live Fox 10 Phoenix….

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  6. redlegleader68 says:

    If you’re watching the Boeing feed, you’ll well know why Trump wanted this Gov in place. Exceptional speech …

    Liked by 9 people

    • Athena the Warrior says:

      He’s a real South Carolinian. How in world did Nimrata Haley get elected Governor? She didn’t represent them at all.

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      • Sayit2016 says:

        I think she was a disappointment for sure…..I hoped better from her.

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      • Oldschool says:

        Don’t like her representation at UN so far either. After POTUS said we could have a one state solution for Israel, she publicly states we are committed to a two state solution.

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      • In AZ says:

        They get elected with very good lying.

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      • NJ Transplant says:

        It’s great to see McMaster as governor. He looks really happy that President Trump made him governor.

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      • Ken Lawson says:

        I’m not a South Carolinian but I’ve done a lot of business there and known many people. I don’t know that I agree with you about Haley not representing them. They consistently vote for lousy politicians who prove to be not what they profess to be. Of course Lindsey Graham is the best example, but along with him and Haley you have people like Trey Gowdy who has proved himself to be GOPe. It appears to be much like Arizona voters. So, based on who they elect it appears that she does fit well with what they choose. What appears to be needed there is for more people to wake up and walk away from those kinds of politicians.

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        • Marygrace Powers says:

          Also, there is the “FULL MISSISSIPPI” tactic/
          as outlined brilliantly by Sundance/

          The ‘choosing’ is done behind close doors by the entrenched DEEP STATE
          Uniparty unbeknownst to the voters/ They go to great lengths to keep
          OUTSIDERS OUT/

          “When little known Chris McDaniel beat entrenched republican senator Thad Cochran in the first Mississippi primary of 2014 his successful campaign triggered a series of events that became known simply as “Mississippi ’14“.

          “In July of 2014 – the entrenched DC republican elite developed a plan to destroy McDaniel before the run-off primary. They decided to call McDaniel a racist, pay for print and broadcast attack ads, request help from black Mississippi pastors, and pay Democrats, preachers and voters to vote in the run-off election. Republicans in DC attacking a republican outsider using every dirty trick at their disposal.

          Their Machiavellian plan worked. In the run-off Chris McDaniel again beat Thad Cochran with republican voters, but the paid-to-vote Democrats lifted Cochran back onto the throne in the elite Republican Chamber.”

          Against the desperation they feel with a South Carolina victory for Donald Trump, followed by a Nevada victory for Donald Trump, and with the looming Super-Tuesday races mere hours away, the DC Republican team have re-enlisted the exact same players to roll out a similar nuclear attack approach against the ‘outsider republican’.

          https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2016/02/28/tripwire-alert-the-gope-trigger-the-full-mississippi-onslaught-now-its-war/

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  7. Athena the Warrior says:

    President Trump’s Remarks to Boeing Live Coverage

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  9. fedback says:

    What a speech by the Governor

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  10. How about some laughs for lunch?

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  11. BobW462 says:

    The dog and I had a chance to proudly salute POTUS (from the backyard) as AF1 passed overhead on final into CHS. 🙂

    Liked by 28 people

  12. fedback says:

    Made in the USA

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  13. FLOTUS Melania #1 Fan says:

    President Trump at Boeing: “What a beautiful airplane. Congratulations to the men and women who built it.”

    Compare that to Obama’s “you didn’t build that”.

    Liked by 18 people

  14. Howie says:

    All Trump needs is one of the traitors to start with. Looking at 20 years in the pen will loosen his/her lips and sink the traitors ship.

    Liked by 10 people

  15. BakoCarl says:

    A number of years ago, the EPA declared that CO2 was a pollutant. That decision went all the way to the supreme court, not to argue that CO2 was not a pollutant, but that the EPA didn’t have the authority to decare CO2 as a pollutant, and, therefore, be able to control it. The EPA won.

    So, when the new leadership of the EPA comes into control, the EPA can declare that CO2 is not a pollutant, and, I think, a whole raft of federal regulations can be done away with almost immediately. Lots of money saved here!

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  16. fedback says:

    President Trump is in his element.
    And he’s used to speak in front of a Boeing air plane

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  17. so what is wrong with using National Guard to help round up. Illegals. An since Obama was so nice to collect all those dreamers get them to.

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  18. auscitizenmom says:

    I see Keith. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  19. Rejuvenated says:

    Shut down those stinking Mexican consulates! They have no need for 50 of them except to subvert our laws at the state level:

    Liked by 7 people

  20. KitKat says:

    President Trump sure loves airplanes. 🙂

    He’s educating a lot of us about the aerospace industry.

    Liked by 6 people

  21. NHVoter says:

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  22. tim glave says:

    I’m lucky. For some reason af 1 flys in and out of Richmond quite often. It always gives me a great feeling. Like seeing a bald eagle. Always makes me feel good.

    Liked by 6 people

  23. psadie says:

    Is the story on “Termination of 7th Floor State Dept.” fake news…not reported anywhere and that would be HUGE!

    Liked by 2 people

    • KBR says:

      Go to search engine and type in “Tillerson lays off”

      You might be surprised how many reports you find.

      You can do variations like “Tillerson fires 7th” if you want.

      It’s out there. The tv news is too busy with the “poor scared immigrants” who should not have broken the law, and then would not be scared.

      The tv news will get around to it soon enough, as soon as they can line up a sob story or two.

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  24. KitKat says:

    I wish the Fox guys would shut up and tell us what’s happening on the ground, Is Trump going to be on the maiden flight?

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  25. Cow wow says:

    Judicial Watch files FOIA Requests to Discover Which Obama Hack Ordered Gen. Flynn’s Calls to be Wiretapped
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/02/judicial-watch-files-foia-requests-discover-obama-hack-ordered-gen-flynns-calls-wiretapped/

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  26. fedback says:

    Nice to see Trump’s loyal security guy in his new job. The rallies made him famous

    Liked by 5 people

  27. andyocoregon says:

    I’d like to see President Trump order a couple of U.S. Navy jets to buzz that Russian spy ship just off the east coast. They should fly at supersonic speed causing simultaneous sonic booms that would rattle the sailors out of their bunks.

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    • KBR says:

      “The Viktor Leonov was spotted approximately 65 nautical miles northeast of Norfolk, Va., in international waters heading south, a U.S. official told Fox News. The U.S. territorial line extends 12 miles from the coast.

      The Russian spy ship likely was returning to the Caribbean and Havana Harbor, according to the official…”

      Its already gone. At no time was it within 12 miles from our coast.

      http://fox61.com/2017/02/16/russian-spy-ship-no-longer-30-nautical-miles-from-groton-sub-base/

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      • KBR says:

        But you know what I couldn’t help thinking?

        With all the communication of top secret and classified material being on offer to various reporters, probably on unsecure smart-telephones and therefore also via unsecure computers…

        Could getting within 30 miles help them pick up all that more easily and faster?

        Another reason why the MSM are actually traitors and seditionists themselves.

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        • Ono says:

          The United States and Russia have never been at war with each other; actually we have been allies. Russian loss of life in WWII is estimated at 20,000,000! More than any other country.

          http://warchronicle.com/numbers/WWII/deaths.htm

          We have strong relations with Germany and Japan, yet; we were at war with them. The Japanese attacked “US” (Pearl Harbor) killed innocent civilians, The Germans, (see above link) weren’t firing rubber bullets at our soldiers!

          The Russians are the bogey man under the bed of the fools who believe MSM.

          MSM is trying to convince the American public to pick a fight with a Grizzly bear…

          News flash!!! They (MSM) picked one with a lion and they have been ripped to ribbons!

          Who do you want to back you in a fight??? A lying jackal or a Lion

          haha

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          • NC PATRIOT says:

            Weren’t the Russians in BOTH world wars?

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            • Blade says:

              Yes they were. That is, they were until Germany took them out of the war by facilitating the return of Lenin to Moscow via the hapless Europeans who were hosting him during his exile years ( however to be perfectly accurate, Russia was in World War I, but Communist controlled Russia as part of the USSR was in World War II ). This act changed world history as it meant Germany could now emerge victorious in World War I or at a minimum maintain the perpetual stalemate with France/England, meanwhile Lenin and Stalin could now safely set about conquering the largest country on Earth and begin expanding everywhere else.

              When you really step back and zoom out, we find Germany by accident and by design at the center of much of the world’s carnage. By accident they spawned both Marx and Engels who wrote the Idiots Guide to class warfare, but by design they unleashed the Marxist revolutionary Lenin back into Russia to implement it. Later on, by accident they let a wimpy little Austrian socialist slip in as a corporal into their Army, but that’s another story.

              I’m not Russian but imagine if you were and woke up one day and developed a nationalistic sense of pride, and realized hey, France invaded “us”, Nazi Germany invaded “us”, Germany purposefully helped Lenin return and hook up with Stalin and Trotsky unleashing civil war and the ensuing purges and famines during endless totalitarian regimes, and yet even now in 2017 after being freed from that yoke for 26 years are still treated like their metaphorical Klingon counterparts in Star Trek. And listening to our own Enemedia today, and our warmonger politicians, there seems to be little hope at all for The Undiscovered Country.

              BTW it is a stretch when they say that “we were allied with Russia in both world wars”, it is more accurate to say it never happened at all. Russia was out by the time “we” came along in the First World War. And in World War II the Soviets were never our allies really, They went in allied with Hitler, simultaneously invaded and planned on dividing up Poland and perhaps the entire planet had he not double-crossed Stalin. When FDR and Churchill met Stalin that partnership also was a stretch as the USSR never actually did anything except fight for its own survival as it had already been doing prior to the “partnership” ( nothing ever changed, what was the point again? ). Once they got to Berlin and they were now perfectly safe, Stalin made plans to enter Japan. In truth Stalin grabbed practically the whole of liberated Europe in one form or another ( directly behind the Iron Curtain, or indirectly by flooding stupid western Europe with Communist and Socialist political parties. ) When they say he was our ally they must mean that FDR and Churchill secretly agreed to replace all the swastikas on the map with hammer and sickles because that was what happened.

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      • andyocoregon says:

        The U.S.S. Porter was also in international waters when it was buzzed last week. I think we need to send a message to the Russian military that we don’t condone our ships getting buzzed.

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      • NYGuy54 says:

        you know that is interesting..almost like Putin was listening to the press conference

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    • Last time I checked there was such a thing as international waters.

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    • John Galt says:

      Better to buzz some Democrats that hire Pakis and give them access to national security computer networks.

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  28. tim glave says:

    Every time that you see exemptions written into a bill it means somebody got paid.

    Liked by 5 people

  29. fedback says:

    The President in the cockpit

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  30. Humble Soul says:

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  31. cycle1 says:

    Wegman’s (an Eastern grocery store chain that originated in Western NY) did not bow to the FemiNazis regarding Trump wine 🍷 and is being rewarded for it:

    http://www.chicksontheright.com/grocery-store-chain-targeted-for-anti-trump-boycott-actually-sees-an-increase-in-sales-of-trump-products/

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  32. Cow wow says:

    “Oversight Committee Pursues Charges Against Clinton IT Aide Who Received DOJ Immunity”
    http://dailycaller.com/2017/02/17/oversight-committee-pursues-charges-against-clinton-it-aide-who-received-doj-immunity/
    And so it starts 😏

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  33. FofBW says:

    FYI – Calif is getting wacked with heavy rain at the moment. They worked frantically to shore up the overspill way on the Oroville dam. Remains to be seen if it works.

    Liked by 1 person

  34. KitKat says:

    couple of new videos on youtube of losers joe and mika, dumb and dumber, trashtalking trump.

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  35. Curry Worsham says:

    Houston, we have a problem…

    https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4657200/alexander-acosta-immigration

    Ironically, this was recorded at Doral Golf Resort and Spa – a month before Trump bought it.

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  36. Pam says:

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  37. silverlakela says:

    Black Trump Supporter Goes Off In Town Hall Meeting Regardng Immigration! “When My People Do A Crime, It’s 3 Strikes, When You Do It, You Get Amnesty”

    http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshhB4ZjB7f6D9ZhhJ7o

    Liked by 3 people

    • TheLastDemocrat says:

      Wow. She shows Oprabama how to do the mic drop.

      By 2020 elections, if not 2018, there will be two democratic parties. Hopefully, at least one will be resolved to not boo God.

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    • In AZ says:

      He speaks the truth.

      Just yesterday an acquaintance from my church, who is a small farm farmer, brought us some old straw they can’t use. They do this for us occasionally, for our ducks, chickens and garden. They told me that three years ago a Mexican national, and illegal, asked for work. They hired him at minimum wage, gave him free housing with free utilities. They said the Mexican worked all hours with the family during their busy season. He would go back to Mexico during down time.
      Last year the Mexican showed up with his entire family. The farmer housed them also. Within two weeks the Mexican had state medical insurance, EBT card, kids in school with free lunches, etc. Then the Mexican told the farmer that he was advised that he needed a pay raise and he would only work 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No more working at all hours with the family during the busy season like he did previously.
      After a few months the Mexican asked the farmer to help them move to Phoenix because they can get more benefits in Phoenix.

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    • ZZZ says:

      woah…great comment!

      Liked by 1 person

    • sunnydaze says:

      here’s the YT vid of same:

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    • majorstar says:

      Trumpians really need to strike back at the retailers who quail before the leftist mobs. Unless we can show them the economic pain from our side, they’ll do this to all pro-Trump entrepreneurs the left targets.

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      • Lady K says:

        Already have … No Nordstrom’s, no Kellogg’s, no Pepsi, no Macy’s, no Nabisco, no Budweiser, no Netflix, no you name it because almost every business has succumbed to the divisive rhetoric. Never, in my 60 plus years have I seen such stupidity by major businesses.

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  38. rich33y says:

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  40. KBR says:

    With all the newstalk about firings at EPA, and how worried the people are, and how they are going to protest…

    There is this:

    Text – H.R.861 – 115th Congress (2017-2018): To terminate the Environmental Protection Agency. | Congress.gov | Library of Congress
    https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/861/text

    😏

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  41. Pam says:

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  42. Jason says:

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  43. cheekymeeky says:

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  44. Pam says:

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  45. Joe Knuckles says:

    Here’s my proposal for a new EPA rule: Organizers of protests are to be billed for environmental damage/cleanup after protests. Why should taxpayers have to keep paying for it?

    Liked by 8 people

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