July 28th – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #190

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  1. Pam says:

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  2. http://tass.com/politics/958217
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    Lavrov told Tillerson that Russia was still ready to mend relations with the United States, but based on the mutual balance of interests. “Lavrov reiterated that our country was still ready for the normalization of bilateral relations with the United States and cooperation on the key issues of the global agenda,” the spokesman said. “However, it is possible only basing on equality, mutual respect and balance of interests.”

    The spokesman added that Lavrov and Tillerson “agreed to maintain contacts on the whole scope of the Russian-American relations.”

    The Russian minister stressed that Russia “has been doing its best to mend the relations and acted with discretion in response to the US’ provocations.” “But the latest developments have demonstrated that the US’ policy turnout out to be in the hands of Russophobic forces that are pushing Washington towards confrontation,” the ministry said. “Our limited and absolutely adequate measures should not be seen as an ‘eye for eye’ response but as a forced step fitting into the international practice and aiming to defend Russia’s legal interests in a hope that the US side would finally think about pernicious consequences of its policy.”

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    • Bull Durham says:

      Today, a crew for the ISS blasted off together on a Soyuz rocket.
      The incoming passengers include NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik, Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency, and cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy of Roscosmos.

      We work together in Peace on the ISS.
      Why is it impossible to do the same on Earth?
      Russophobes and warmongers.

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      • Sandra-VA says:

        And they specifically exempted the NASA relationship from the sanctions. I really think this Bill crafted by McCain is the biggest travesty to Foreign Relations ever crafted…

        The impacts of this will be felt for years to come unless something can be done to undo it before the 5yrs runs out.

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        • Bull Durham says:

          Fox just reported he will sign it.
          Mistake.
          But, he has been weakened on all foreign affairs. He seems to have lost his instincts which were very clear in his policy and speeches.
          He looks so powerful when he’s just out and away at the rallies, the Leader.
          When he’s in the Oval Office, he’s like in a trap. It comes out wrong.
          And this law should be left unsigned and ignored.

          The impact on EU will be devastating. If they comply, they are ruined.
          It won’t stop Russia from doing anything they want to do.

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          • Sherlock says:

            My biggest objection to this variety of legislation is that it is a rather large usurpation of the foreign policy prerogatives of the executive branch. This is setting foreign policy by legislation. Slow, stupid way to do things, even assuming constitutionality, which i don’t.
            Things change fast. Also, it is clear that some of this legislation is simply no more than punishing subsets in some other country for the benefit of another subset (or to cater to a guy like Browder, who isn’t even a US citizen, having renounced his.

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          • paulraven1 says:

            “He looks so powerful when he’s just out and away at the rallies, the Leader.
            When he’s in the Oval Office, he’s like in a trap. It comes out wrong.”

            I’ve noticed this dichotomy as well.

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            • NC PATRIOT says:

              He has done a tremendous amount of work in the Oval Office unencumbered .( ie. wrote off numerous Obama’s job killing regulations, met numerous heads of states to begin foreign relations, announced withdrawl from the climate accord in the rose garden, hosted individually and in groups, various legislators, spoke with NUMEROUS business and civic leaders and secured pledges of new jobs for sections of America. etc)

              In a trap? NOT !

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          • Deplorable Ukie says:

            BD,
            ‘Mistake.
            But, he has been weakened on all foreign affairs.’

            Once you suggested that Trump needs to learn from Putin. Apparently the President was unaware of that and now ‘he seems to have lost his instincts’.

            “Propaganda needs to be smart, competent and effective,” said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. The brilliant one according to you.
            http://www.stopfake.org/en/the-secrets-of-russia-s-propaganda-war-revealed/

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          • Sandra-VA says:

            He cannot not sign it. It will become a law no matter what he does.

            I do not think he has lost his instincts, I think he is “surrounded” and since he is only 1 man, there is not much he can do until he can fight back. Now that he has Kelly as CoS, maybe things will fair better…

            I am sad that there is now ZERO chance for US/Russia relations to be put on a better footing. There was a chance… and now, thanks to Clinton & McCain, there isn’t.

            Sanctions were not warranted, at least not as harsh as the ones being imposed by this bill.

            We shall see what happens.

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  3. StormyeyesC says:

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  4. Kaco says:

    Some people posted his tweets but here is the article. Please don”t say TRex is out and Haley is in as SoS!

    View story at Medium.com

    “Recently one two separate occasions, Tillerson has openly stated he disagreed with the President — on pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord, and again during the Qatar crisis. At the time, Tillerson blamed Trump’s twitter habit for the public disagreement stating, “I’m not involved in how the president constructs his tweets, when he tweets, why he tweets, what he tweets.”
    Tillerson is also fed up with Reince Priebus’ leaks to the media, and establishment Republican interference in his appointments, and reportedly recently “blew up” at Johnny DeStefano in Priebus’ office, with Jared Kushner and Margaret Peterlin in attendance.”

    Hopefully, Kelly wills straighten this out if there is any credence to this report.

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    • Sandra-VA says:

      Tillerson is not leaving. He already cleared that up the other day. All he did was take a couple of days off for some REST. The big blow up happened months ago (per MSM), so why this is being added in now I do not know.

      Jack P and Cernovich are really stretching things to try to claim scoops… they do more harm with this sort of gossip.

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    • psadie says:

      My understanding is that the BUSHIES recommended T-Rex for the position of SoS. If he works out fine if he doesn’t so be it! It is not going to be easy draining the swamp…get over it.

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    • Sherlock says:

      Trading Tillerson for Haley? Seems like trading way down. To me, she’s still an unknown quantity. UN amb. job is largely scripted by others, it seems to me, no gigantic decision making responsibility. I just want to know–is she 100% loyal to MAGA.

      I remember she initially supported Rubio, and when he quit, she jumped to Cruz. Came to Trump at very end, never very enthusiastically.

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      • paulraven1 says:

        She’s an establishment tool, totally untrustworthy. She’d sell out Trump in an instant.

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      • sunnydaze says:

        Haley is the person who opened the Floodgates for bashing the Confederate Flag (she branded it as a symbol of racism and NOTHING else. Just pure unadulterated racism).

        This of course led to the removal Confederate of not only the flags but also now of Confederate statues and Memorials in towns all across the South.

        She’s a PC, Globalist, POS.

        She is *right* where she belongs, in the UN. Not suitable for any other job in Gov.

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  5. budmc says:

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  6. psadie says:

    This is for you folks who couldn’t handle what I posted from Infowars and Algore saying something may be happening soon to PTrump this is from Infowars on RUSH LIMBAUGH. Deep State recruiting GENERALS for a MILITARY COUP! Take a deep breath…

    https://www.infowars.com/limbaugh-deep-state-could-be-recruiting-retired-generals-to-lead-military-coup/

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    • Bull Durham says:

      Flynn and Kellogg had collected 200 retired Generals and Admirals who endorsed Trump for the campaign.

      This story sounds bogus.

      Now if someone said there was a plot to assassinate him, that makes sense. It will be the way they would “coup” him and MAGA. They have their man in place with Pence.
      So, a coup would erupt into a civil war. But assassination is not going to turn into an uprising. People would be so shocked and depressed that it would be the key move.
      Americans would never permit his removal. But his elimination simply would be too devastating to respond against the plotters.

      It’s far less likely now that he has lost on foreign policy.
      The people in Deep State may feel threatened they will be prosecuted. So, self-preservation is to have Mueller “find” something. That will further hurt him and make him one term.

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      • psadie says:

        Removing PTrump “physically” is what Pastor Browne was talking about regarding the Congressman who said something was going to happen to Trump. Browne was one of the preachers in the Oval Office who laid hands on Trump for protection.

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      • NC PATRIOT says:

        He has NOT lost on foreign policy. His team presented several thoughts/changes they wanted and they were made.

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    • Oldschool says:

      My first thought when the Kelly news broke.

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    • thetrain2016 says:

      Retired Generals are not listened to by the active military. Butterfly Fart…

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    • Sherlock says:

      I read it, and it’s a throwaway line in a Limbaugh monologue that he admits he has no evidence for. He’s talking, speculating, making the point that the left is unhinged. Relax, Psadie, none of this stuff is going to happen. There are things to worry about, but this one doesn’t make the top ten.

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  7. budmc says:

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  8. SandraOpines says:

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    • patrickhenrycensored says:

      Nancy reaching across the aisle………to pick your pocket.

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      • SandraOpines says:

        Didn’t take long for them to go Ahem……… can we talk now? LOLOLOLOL

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        • camulla says:

          The problem is people who don’t watch politics that often would see this overture, see the reports in the press that are favorable, and vote for Democrats because the press would start stories that the Republicans are not bipartisan. Americans won’t learn that Democrats have been obstructing for months. The administration and Republicans need to start having good messaging because the administration’s accomplishments are not filtering through to average voters.

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          • camulla says:

            We have a BIG problem here with marketing and messaging. Low information voters, for example, think the administration is at fault on North Korea and don’t understand that decades of procrastination have put us in a situation where millions of Americans could be affected if these launches are successful in hitting places.

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            • ALEX says:

              Yes. The fact Ryan and McConnelll do nothing to sell their plans is painfully obvious..They do almost no media and have no plans to it seems…I always felt it was deliberate..

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          • essential liberties says:

            Holy crap, camulla, you are a genius. The administration should just go onto traditional news outletsand say how great their message is. CNN, MSNBC, ABC, etc will totally understand and completely change their tone. Just like in the GA6 message that you predicted would be a loss…

            Or… the People no longer get their info from TV… so, who the F*ck cares.

            It doesn’t matter what the administration dies, the “news” won’t carry it. That is what Twitter is for. So, carry on camulla, best of luck having MSNBC carry your water. Let us know how Mr. Maddow responds.

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            • camulla says:

              I never predicted Handel would lose that election. I think the comment I made was misinterpreted. I’m not talking about the administration going on the major networks, I’m talking about us and the administration needing to find methods of getting their accomplishments through to the average voter in print and online.

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            • camulla says:

              Essential liberties, I cautioned people on here not to take the race in Georgia for granted, and the race WAS difficult for Handel to win. Please don’t mislead people about what I said because I never made a comment that winning would be impossible. Again, I’m not talking about going on the networks, I’m talking about doing more of a major push to get the accomplishments of the administration out on social networks, forums, and websites so Americans who don’t watch politics have no option but to see that the administration is not failing.

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      • Sherlock says:

        Yep. Tell them we had the vote, they were AWOL as usual, so nothing more to say. They have screwed the American people, that was their goal, now embrace it, Nancy. Obamacare is yours.

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    • ALEX says:

      Classic uniparty…Like all the CR that passed with full democrat and just enough republicans under Obama..Ryan and McConnell like that, but we have the VETO now…

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  9. Niagara Frontier says:

    Think for a moment about the information that DOESN’T LEAK from Congress. One involves details of foreign travel. That’s what the hurry to the August “recess” is all about.

    The Treasury Department reported that congressional travel cost nearly $20 million last year, and that doesn’t include hundreds of other trips for which the military provides transportation; the costs of using those military aircraft are never disclosed.

    Burr’s Senate Intelligence Committee spent $330,000 on foreign trips in fiscal year 2015 but that jumped to just under $1 million in fiscal 2016. McCain’s Armed Services Committee topped all other committees with a $2.1 million reported travel tab in 2016, up from $1.6 million the year before.

    Where are they travelling to in August and what will it cost? Yes, those secrets they can keep.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/02/27/taxpayers-fund-first-class-congressional-foreign-travel-boom-overseas/98351442/

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  10. here comes single payer

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  11. Joyful Noise says:

    Why did Scaramooch go off the handle yesterday? He had to have Trump’s blessings to act in such a huge way. If Reince was an untrusted leaker why keep him around? Now I hear, Reince Preibus will be aiding in the transition for General Kelly. So confused…What’s going on?

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  12. duchess01 says:

    WHAT’S HAPPENING – 07/28/2017

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog

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  13. psadie says:

    LOOK AT THIS VIDEO of McCain giving his vote on ACA…if is stunning. Staffers reported he said “Let’s see Donald make America great now.” That rotten SOB. This video should played over EVERY CONSERVATIVE TV and radio and this b**tard should be called out on it!!! CONGRESS is the problem not President Trump!
    Every American should be calling his office and tell him to RIP. Low life MF’er.

    http://redstatewatcher.com/article.asp?id=88413

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  14. wheatietoo says:

    If you haven’t seen this, it’s worth watching.

    Sean Duffy talks about the Dem/Russia connections.
    Dems try to interrupt & talk over him…but Chairman Hensarling gives Duffy backup and gives him back his time.

    Duffy tees off the subject, then lets Sec Mnuchin speak at length, uninterrupted.

    I think this was after Maxine Waters was so horrible to Mnuchin, because he still seemed a little steamed from that.

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  15. alligatriot says:

    An observation from one who has no insight to anything whatsoever.

    In our age of electronic connectivity, we have become accustomed to near-instantaneous news. Once we have information, we expect “something” to be done! We think we can see a clear path to an objective based on what we have “learned”. I have to remind myself to slow down, digest what I’ve read, research a bit for verification, consider options and then try to understand I am NOT privy to all of the data.

    For us “high-information” folks, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking nothing is being done, or the wrong thing is being done or (heaven forbid!) we start thinking what if things are really as bad as those “news” outlets say they are?

    In about the second month of President Trump’s tenure, I saw an interview with Laura Ingram in which she described businessman Trump’s work ethic and his “style”. She predicted we would all soon be overjoyed, dismayed and confused at how he conducts business. Her advice: “Prepare to embrace the chaos!”

    Thanks for listening.

    Just needed to reassure myself (and maybe one or two worriers) that as surely as our Sun will rise tomorrow in the East, our President will already be up, tweeting, planning, looking at his calendar for 2024 and, most of all, preparing a day of Chaos for us all to embrace!

    I, for one, will sleep well tonight.

    MAGA

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    • jmbuck says:

      Thank you for this. Great insight and advice. Reading some commentors on this thread you would think all is lost and President Trump has accomplished very little and sitting alone, lost in the White House

      Nothing could be further from the truth.

      There are so very few sights I have left for news. So many are full of contradiction, fake news, and undocumented nonsense. Let”s not let this one become full of misinformation and unfounded despair.

      I come here for the excellent insight from Sundance and some great commentators. Nothing else compares. All I can say to the pessimist is that It has only been 6 months! There is no way any really knows what all is going on behind the scenes, that is how our President works. He has had great success in his foreign policy, immigration, and the economy just to name a few areas.

      Noone said this was going to be easy, just look at what he is up against. But the doom and gloom from some is, in my opinion, rediculous and unfounded.

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      • Joyful Noise says:

        Between the Mooch ado and the globalist’s grin at the skinny kill, it was a roller coaster yesterday. I like Trump’s words, “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.”

        If we are not tired of winning, we must know how to roll with each turn. Our president is fighting for us. So grateful for God’s mercy, we are not dealing with Obama or Hillary in the Oval Office. Praise the Lord!

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  16. excerpt:

    The FBI’s top lawyer is allegedly under investigation for purportedly leaking classified material featured in a Reuters report last year that disclosed a top-secret U.S. surveillance program built by Yahoo Inc, according to several government officials with knowledge of the investigation.

    The Reuters report disclosed the software program developed by Yahoo Inc. for the U.S. government that allowed the intelligence community to search Yahoo emails containing specific characters or phrases. The U.S. government has not publicly acknowledged the program.

    James A. Baker, the general counsel for the FBI, is allegedly under a criminal investigation for an apparent connection to the story published in October 2016, according to several government officials. The Reuters report exposed the top secret security program built by Yahoo Inc. in 2015, that has not been disclosed by the U.S. government. The program, which was built at the request of the U.S. government, allowed intelligence officials to scan what is known as “upstream data” using specific characters or phrase words, according to Reuters. Upstream data is information from a device such as phone or a computer to a server.

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  17. Troublemaker10 says:

    The liberal Washington Post is admitting that the muh Russia story is crumbling.

    The quest to prove collusion is crumbling
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2017/07/27/the-quest-to-prove-collusion-is-crumbling/?sw_bypass=true&utm_term=.5ef8873db76a

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  18. psadie says:

    At some point I believe T-Rex will be replaced…they MUST follow Trump’s agenda not their own!

    http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2017/07/28/clarion-tillerson-standing-muslim-brotherhood-terror-designation/

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    • wheatietoo says:

      Meh…it’s Breitbart, so I’m going to take it with a grain of salt.

      We have a big air base in Qatar.
      Tillerson is treading lightly for a while with Qatar and I think it is because we have personnel & assets located there.

      If T-Rex leaves…I think it will be because he is worn out from trying to keep pace with our President.

      Working for PDJT is grueling and exhausting for us mere mortals.

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    • Chickficshun says:

      The state dept obama holdovers spread crap all the time.

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  19. wheatietoo says:

    Peace through strength.

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  20. wheatietoo says:

    Woah…seen this?

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  21. wheatietoo says:

    Hang in there, Anthony…we know it’s a tough job.

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  22. wheatietoo says:

    He fights…for us.

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  23. wheatietoo says:

    Not sure what this was about…did someone attack his family?

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