January 22nd – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1098

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406 Responses to January 22nd – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1098

  1. freespeechfanatic says:

    I hear President Trump called Nadler a “sleazebag.” I wonder of John Roberts will admonish him. I look forward to the moment Trump calls Roberts a cuck Quisling.

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    • DJT & Nadler have a long history back in NY where the future president used to best fat Jerry like a drum. Jerry is a predictable sleazebag and lost cause.

      Roberts, on the other hand, needs to at least maintain an appearance of impartiality and won’t say a peep about anything said outside of the immediate proceedings.

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    • StanH says:

      I believe when Roberts was the swing vote on Barrycare, he said something to the effect of that he did not want to do the politicians job for them and change the results of an election and the will of the people.

      Hmm…I guess that only extends to dummycrats?

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      • Redzone says:

        Typical Dem, say the exact opposite of what you’re actually doing and think everyone is actually stupid enough to believe you.

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        • Dave Radetsky says:

          While you’re right that conservatives tend to see through what Democrats are doing when they project, the fact is that most Americans fall for it. Remember, 40% of eligible voters don’t vote. Of the 60% that do vote, about half vote Democrat. That really boils down to the fact that 70% of eligible voters (the 40% that don’t vote plus the 30% that vote for the left) either ignore or buy into the garbage the left puts forth. The one piece of good news is that the president is getting record turnout at his rallies that include thousands of people who didn’t vote in 2016. That’s the key to winning, getting non-voters educated and voting.

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          • Snellvillebob says:

            And last week 40% of the attendees voted Democrat or Libertarian in 2016.
            He also may pull 40% of the black vote from the Democrats and maybe some Jewish votes.

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        • Sharon says:

          They don’t expect “everyone” to believe them but it is important to them that their base believes them, and their base is usually willing to oblige.

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      • Amy2 says:

        Except it wasn’t the will of people.

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      • Pale rider says:

        Let me finish that Stan, “then rewrote it” the Obama team argued it wasn’t a tax but Roberts deemed it a tax to pass it.

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        • Snellvillebob says:

          ObummerCare was started as an unrelated bill in the House under Pelosi as it all taxing bills must start in the House. When it passed and sent to the Senate, it was totally gutted of content, renamed the (un)Affordable Care Act, and crap was dumped into the body. Then like Pelosi just did with the impeachment, she gave the House only a few minutes to vote on it with no time to read it. This was when she assured all the children in the House that they had to vote on it to see what was in it.

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    • sunnyflower5 says:

      Roberts little speech was a 1/2 a day late.
      I’m sure it wouldn’t have prevented Nadler going full sleep bag on the floor —but it would have been have been flying in front of Roberts’ Supreme face.

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    • mr.piddles says:

      Oh. I thought you were referring to the Fox News Doofus…

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  2. StanH says:

    Well it would seem that the Fauxpeachment is everything that we expected, swamp gas of epic proportions.

    Keep up the good work DC/Swamp, free America is getting a tutorial on the incompetence of our “Public Servants” and what their concerns are: “what’s in it for me?”

    Today should be another exhilarating day of hijinks and frivolity at the taxpayers expense.

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  3. Stillwater says:

    ***Today’s WeBuildTheWall / Fisher Industries posts***
    (Previous posts: https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2020/01/21/january-21st-2020-presidential-politics-trump-administration-day-1097/comment-page-1/#comment-7764983)

    – – – – – –
    Tuesday night update – 1/21/20

    – Misc. content.

    – – – – – –
    ***Praise: 👍 (11/20/19)… DHS Secretary Chad Wolf & CBP Chief gave a huge endorsement to WeBuildTheWall while visiting Project 1. CBP Chief called it a “Game Changer”. It’s the only time CBP or DHS have ever endorsed a wall builder.
    ***Praise: 🧱 (12/2/19)… Fisher Sand & Gravel was awarded a $400M border wall contract to build 31 miles of wall in the Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge in Yuma County, Arizona.
    (Fisher receives $268M of this $400M project)(Estimated contract completion date is Dec 30, 2020.) (2 days of posts here & here.)
    ***Praise: (12/4/19)… Brian Kolfage & his family were given the opportunity to visit the White House.

    ***Praise: Althouth the Temporary Restraining Order(s) were in place, Fisher Industries and crews were still able to keep working on some aspects of Project 2 from the Dec. 5th hearing to Dec 12th (off for the holidays), after which they agreed to stop until Jan 4th, the day after the amended TRO expired.
    ***Praise: (Jan 3)… Although Judge Crane extended the TRO for another week, he lifted/removed section 8b from the TRO so that Fisher was able to continue to shave, grade, or cut the riverbank.
    ***Praise: (Jan 9)… Judge Crane lifted/removed the TROs from both the Federal government’s lawsuit (on behalf of the IBWC) and the North American Butterfly Association’s lawsuit (on behalf of Marianna Trevino-Wright’s National Butterfly Center) against Fisher Sand and Gravel Co.
    ***Praise: 🧱 Fisher was able to begin installing bollards on Sunday (Jan 12) and work is progressing well. Approx. 1,500ft. completed as of Tuesday (Jan 14) evening. No new updates on how much was has been put up. (Original estimate for completion was 8 to 10 days, depending on weather.)(Looks like Fisher will take longer than 10 days.)

    ***Praise: (Reported on 12/11/19)… Although WBTW doesn’t have $50 million for Project 2, as a result of the success on Project 1, investors have united to come together to secure that stretch of the border on Project 2.
    (Update)… Fisher is taking the lead on Project 2 and is covering most of the money for the wall costing ~$42 million. (Haven’t heard any more about other investors with the exception of WBTW as a minor investor. Not sure what the discrepancy is between 40M and 50M; perhaps it’s because Fisher plans to sell Project 2 back to the government for $14M per mile ~ $49M for 3.5mi.)
    ***Praise: 🔍 (Reported on 12/18/19)… Senator Kevin Cramer was able to complete his in-depth review of the USACE procurement process and send a letter with his findings and recommendations to President Trump on 12/6/19.
    ***Praise:🇺🇸 (12/22/19)… Brian Kolfage was awarded Patriot of the Year award by Turning Point USA at their Student Action Summit for his work with WBTW in helping to securing our border.

    🙏 Prayer for the work crews. 🙏
    Heavenly Father, we pray in Jesus’ name:
    – for safety and good weather for the work crews as they work on Project 2; that they would be able to continue uninterrupted (w/ no new TROs) until completion.

    – that the DoD IG’s office audit of the $400 million border wall contract which the USACE awarded Fisher Sand & Gravel would show everything is fair and above board; that the swamp in DoD and USACE wouldn’t be able to corrupt the process; & that Fisher would be authorized to proceed with the project as planned.
    – that Rep. Warren Petersen’s (R-AZ) bill,HB 2084, making it easier to build border wall on private property in Arizona would get passed.
    – for the bi-national summit with the Mexican IBWC and American politicians that WBTW will be hosting; for open lines of communication/understanding; and that WBTW/Fisher Industries would learn what they need to know to facilitate the sign off and approval of their projects by the Mexican IBWC.

    – for 100% safety/health/guidance/direction for the work crews, security personnel, legal team, CBP, DHS, Army and all involved in Project’s 2, 3, 4, and other projects; and for WBTW/Fisher Industries as they work with private landowners to secure more property to build on
    – that work would go smoothly with continual, innovative improvements in method/process/efficiency and quality of construction; and with transitioning as they scale up capacity(manpower, equipment, etc.) to build larger projects
    – that there would be no outside interference (cartels, IBWC, courts/judges, protesters, swamp, etc.) and that if outside interference takes place that it would only work toward WBTW/Fisher Industries/USA’s benefit (exposing corruption, raising awareness, fundraising, etc.)

    – that Project 2’s wall will prove that WBTW/Fisher Industries can rapidly complete large sections of wall, with a superior build, at the lowest price
    – that this wall would prove that the design is sound and they are able to safely and effectively build it on a large scale in the Rio Grande Valley (Project 2’s “water wall” design is the first border wall that’s ever been built inside the flood plain)
    – that the federal government would provide funding for WBTW/Fisher Industries to build 250 miles on Private Property in Texas

    – that the Government would purchase all of WBTW/Fisher Industries projects so the funds can be rolled into future projects and Fisher Industries will be able to scale up with additional equipment and manpower as needed.
    (This, in addition to ongoing fundraising from public/investors, will allow WBTW/Fisher Industries to continue to self fund projects, build their reputation/resume, while they continue to pursue other avenues which could lead to government contracts down the road.)

    🌟 “The more that a broken system tells you that you’re wrong, the more certain you must be that you must keep pushing ahead. Because it’s the outsiders who change the world and will make a real and lasting difference. Nothing worth doing ever came easy. Treat the word impossible as nothing more than motivation.” ~ President Donald J. Trump 🌟

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    • Stillwater says:

      Jeff Rainforth: I’m on the U.S./Mex border, traveling through cartel controlled areas. Will update asap.

      Q: Be safe.
      Jeff Rainforth: Thanks! We’re armed! 🙂

      Video previously posted.
      Jeff Rainforth: One of the videos I shot of Foreman Mike as he & I travel through Texas in some dangerous cartel-controlled areas. We’ll be at our first border wall for a bit, and we’ll hit up some border hot spots to get more footage. Can’t always say where we are, but I’ll get some pics of our travels & time at the wall up asap. Thanks for everyone’s continued support! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

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    • Stillwater says:

      Q: This stupid action of you would cause the hault of construction, you are creating dividness, why ? For the sake of making a specific company only, Fisher construction richer
      Brian Kolfage: Divide? Why do you think no wall has been built in Texas?! We are fixing the problem. Texans don’t want the ACOE wall and will fight to their deaths over it, they want @FisherSandG wall. Hundreds of miles already opted in and demand it

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      • listingstarboard says:

        Since the ACOE did such a wonderful job with the levees in New Orleans .https://www.cnn.com/2009/US/11/18/louisiana.katrina.lawsuit/index.html Just another inept and corrupt bunch of government do nothings–they should not be allowed to use the name”Army” in their designation.

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        • Stillwater says:

          Foreman Mike made some good points in his Jan 15 video:

          “It’s basically ceding 1.2 million acres back to Mexico via a fence. The fence is in an incorrect location and basically it’s giving a landing spot in the unfortunate event that there is some type of calamity 50 or 80 years from now. We just don’t know, but to be preemptive, the Fisher “water wall” is the perfect situation and perfect response to stop the enemy at the water line.

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  4. BOOM!
    Hopefully this will come out in the Senate trial.
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    Whistleblower Was Overheard in ’17 Discussing With Ally How to Remove Trump

    https://www.realclearinvestigations.com/articles/2020/01/22/whistleblower_was_overheard_in_17_discussing_with_ally_how_to_remove_trump_121701.html

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    • It just continues to amaze me how dirty these people really are. Their versions of “foreign policy” which have failed us so completely for the past forty years are wonderful in their own eyes. The American People wanted someone to “think different,” and in less than four years he has made utter fools of them all. So, they hate him. The thought of “Make America Great Again” is an anathema to them.

      I’ve unfortunately consulted with many unsuccessful companies that I knew, the moment I walked in their door, would never make it. Because they were losers, and they were most comfortable being losers. If you always lost, you never had to try to win. It was so much easier that way. And so, now we find our halls of Government filled with people just like that. They never won a war in Afghanistan but after 12 years they continued to fight it. They couldn’t negotiate a treaty written on a paper bag. Their foreign policies were the laughingstock of a world that was all too willing to continue to take advantage of it. “Why won’t Germany pay, Andrea?” “Because we know you will.”

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      • Mike Robinson- don’t forget, when it comes to dealing with ALL Government employees, bureaucrats and trough feeders- “there is no reward for success nor penalty for failure.”

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      • numbersixdance says:

        Mike…not only Government in Washington but it permeates down to the local level. of every community. What I’ve found in my business in dealing with government at the local level is gridlock, no one can say yes, it’s easier and safer to say no for fear of retribution from activists or media. In addition these employees are jealous of successful, private sector people who make money by taking on risk and uncertainty. Classic if you can’t do…teach. No experience in negotiation or giving a little here to get something there. Possibly due to the education or indoctrination system in our country, but it is sad.

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        • mostlyogauge says:

          So true, numbers, so true. And I can speak from personal experience. I’m nearing the twilight of my IT career; worked in the private sector for over 25 years. I was going to retire when I was told about an IT mgmt position with a local gov’t. During the interview process I was told repeatedly that they were looking to bring in people with private sector experience and mind sets, new ways of thinking, new ways of doing things, new blood, etc.

          Nope. Not at all. Not as advertised. The amount of waste is unbelievable. When I bring attention to what I find, I am pretty much ignored. I’ve had a number of people, city employees no less, tell me that city mgmt doesn’t want to hear it. I’m not in the club. If you’re not in the club, be quiet. They know what’s best. They don’t listen to anyone outside the club. They think they know it all. They definitely do not.

          I’ve got great people working for me and they are just as frustrated. It takes so long to get anything done.

          So shameful and sad. Governments at all levels could be so much better if a way could be found to get rid of the dead weight. I probably won’t live to see it.

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        • PinotNoir says:

          @#6 Building/Planning departments are the worst.

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      • jeans2nd says:

        “…they were losers, and they were most comfortable being losers. If you always lost, you never had to try to win. It was so much easier that way. And so, now we find our halls of Government filled with people just like that. ”

        That, Sir, may be some of the finest words you’ve ever strung together, and brutally accurate.

        These words also explain the GOPe. They so enjoy being in the loser position, so they do not have to work so hard, and sit back and collect the lobbyist’s cash.

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        • Issy says:

          I’ve always said that. Just make a speech now and then on the floor about an odious bill the democrats are going to pass and put it in a newsletter to the constituents. Go home and make the luncheon circuit and rail about how awful something the dems are doing and how if reelected you will sponsor a bill to…etc. Rake in the contributions and get reelected. Rinse and Repeat

          What did they do given the house. senate and a President eager to implement the agenda that got him elected?

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    • Brant says:

      Now now, only certain whistleblowers are allowed….. You should know that already…. 🙂

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  5. frank field says:

    Where is Tom Perez in all this Democrat losing!?!?

    Trump for Rushmore 🕶

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    • Reserved55 says:

      She’s sleeping with the devil.

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      • Redzone says:

        So, Huma Abedin is the devil?

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      • jeans2nd says:

        You neglected to include a reply, Reserved –

        Recall Scott Pressler’s identity – he goes around cleaning up Socialist democrat’s hellhole cities like Baltimore, and registering people to vote.

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        • G. Alistar says:

          I didn’t want Hillary’s authentic, unvarnished views rather, I wanted those 30,000 bleach bit emails and texts, released to Durham and the public.

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    • Lack is not all says:

      It should be our aim after 2024. Trump for Rushmore. That would be the best win

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      • upper379 says:

        That would have to wait four or eight more years as our President will do a Bloomberg and serve more than two terms that are owed to him.

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        • wildsailor2018 says:

          Well, you know, the ‘Constitution is a living breathing document’ Demonrats have no issue trampling the 1st and 2nd Amendments because ‘they are no longer needed.’ We could all just declare that the 22nd is no longer needed and just elect him again as a write in!

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      • Dave Radetsky says:

        I think the best win would be to find someone who can carry on after he’s done. Right now we have no one who fits the bill. The only one close is probably his son, but unfortunately his 3 oldest kids are ineligible as they are not natural born citizens (their mother, Ivana, was not an American citizen at the time of their birth).

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        • PinotNoir says:

          Jim Jordan is best IMHO. Dynasties don’t seem to do well. Don Jr. would make a dandy Senator.

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        • Issy says:

          That’s not my understanding of the natural-born requirement, but I won’t argue it since people on constitutional law can’t seem to agree on it. I’m not big on dynasties anyway.

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        • bbthevidiot says:

          Pence is a quiet and reserved badass. Natural successor to Trump. We need him as long as he’s willing. We can talk 2032 later.

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          • Iron Lady says:

            Seems like a nice man and a good Christian. I hope he isn’t one of those who has been giving terrible advice, but I wonder. A terrible candidate to be President Trump’s successor. He is the complete opposite of our wonderful leader.

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  6. Reserved55 says:

    Leadburg from Dispatch the Bulwark

    His fellow Communists agree with him.

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  7. Reserved55 says:

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  8. Bogeyfree says:

    Would any of this be happening……..

    If The Wiener Laptop and it’s contents had been exposed for all Americans to see?

    If the public saw a video deposition of Jullian Assange telling everyone how Wikileaks really got the DNC emails?

    If all of the HRC 33k emails had been declassified and unredacted for all Americans to see?

    If all of Rudy’s evidence from Ukraine that he gave Pompeo was declassified and shared with the American people to see?

    If all of the texts, emails and vm communications from the small group in the FIB and DOJ were declassified and unredacted for all Americans to see?

    If the information on Mifsud’s phones coupled with the documentation showing he was always a western agent was exposed to all Americans?

    If the 2 Uranium One Whistleblowers full testimony and video was ever taken and then played for all Americans to see and hear?

    If the contents of the 47 Hammer hard drives that the FIB has had since 2015 were declassified and exposed to all Americans to see?

    If a summary report detailing the millions upon millions of non compliant FIB Contractor searches conductor of Americans since 2012 was disclosed for all Americans to see?

    Would we even be where we are today if truth, transparency, justice for all and the simple principle, Government of the people, by the people, for the people rang supreme within our government?

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    • lolli says:

      👍Bogeyfree

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    • Courtney says:

      Exactly Bogeyfree

      If Justice (Criminal Codes) were not planned for 3-years by PDJT and implemented;

      you would be saying in 5-years after PDJT leaves office;

      Would any of this be happening…

      Watching the United Stated be converted to a 3rd world country status.

      Today no-one is safe.

      This is just the tip of the iceberg of destroying our lives (U.S. converting to a 3rd world country).

      Whoever did not understand that the coup/criminals must be prosecuted for our way of life to continue; today’s impeachment should make it very clear.

      Justice and the Rule of Law is the only remedy.

      PDJT is not stupid and has strategically allowed the coup to destroy themselves over the last 3-years and has checkmated all criminals for easy prosecutions.

      PDJT knows this is a once in a lifetime gift (divine intervention) from the coup/criminals who were over confident and sloppy and left mountains of paper/digital trails of evidence everywhere, along with conflicting statements because they thought Hillary had a 99.9999% chance in being President. Like most criminals; their confidence and greed for more power/money destroyed them and they crossed the line into direct criminal acts.

      Someone stated yesterday; PDJT is one of those Great “Lateral Thinkers” with indirect and creative approach, needed in All Wars. The people who are negative are not Lateral Thinkers.

      I appreciate you pointing out how important Justice and the Rule of Law is. Many do not understand that the Rule of Law (Justice) is the only way to save the Constitution. They are linear thinkers and believe and say (1) it has always been that way (2) we must move on (3) we do not understand.

      The coup and globalist destroying the rule of law is being used as their Trojan Horse.

      Again, PDJT is not stupid and doesn’t want to be the laughingstock person of the world throughout history.

      PDJT has acknowledged criminal acts along with the American People creating a Bound Duty for PDJT to implement the criminal codes.

      PDJT has many paths to implement Justice and has passed on many opportunities to implement Justice to ensure 100% checkmate on all criminals when the time is right.

      PDJT will implement the criminal codes.

      Enjoy watching PDJT implement his 3-years strategic plan of Justice.

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    • CM-TX says:

      But you’re making PERFECT sense… we can’t have that!

      Instead we should just sit back & pretend to enjoy this scripted SH!TSHOW! The same BORING saga that’s been dragging out for 3 YEARS.

      Plot repeats daily: “Hey look, it’s another Gov Thug who committed Criminal Acts… Oh well, carry on.”

      Spoiler Alert: NOTHING ever gets resolved!

      The ONLY way this ever changes– we flip the script. But that only happens when we actually WAKE UP & realize, a Constitutional Republic demands each & every one of us have a responsibility/job to FIX what’s BROKEN. And by ANY means necessary.

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    • Doppler says:

      Great post, Bogeyfree. That would be the Atomic Hammer of Truth.

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    • WhiteBoard says:

      I think Obama claimed executive privelidge over the Huma laptop, the hillary server, the Awan scandal.. and that is why the Deep state went so far in clearing, covering up, and running obstabcles againt PDJT.

      Please keep repeating this. this is THE TRUE REASON why everything is stalled.

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  9. Reserved55 says:

    Gotta love him.

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  10. youme says:

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    • But there’s one paragraph where I really disagree with you, John:

      It was ill-advised and it was wrong of Trump to ask a foreign country to investigate rival politicians, even if that politician was Joe Biden, the Obama vice president and point man to Ukraine. Biden’s son Hunter had cashed in with a corrupt government and was protected by his daddy’s threats to withhold $1 billion in U.S foreign aid.

      No, it wasn’t. This is exactly what the people in two countries now specifically want their Presidents to do. “Rampant corruption,” such as what enabled “Biden’s Boast” and what continues to inflict impeachment exercises upon all of us, is probably the biggest threat to our National Security that we have ever faced. (And the Ukranians would say, “ditto.”) The American people want law enforcement – now. They want Durham to deliver indictments – now. They don’t want politicians who stole billions of dollars to be in the White House: they want him in prison. And, they should.

      We’ve never had a President, at least since Carter, who wasn’t an accessory to these crimes. (Witness Biden: “call him up.”) But we have one now.

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  11. lawrencepaul1 says:

    Joe Biden’s ‘conspiracy theory’ memo to U.S. media doesn’t match the facts
    https://johnsolomonreports.com/joe-bidens-conspiracy-theory-memo-to-u-s-media-doesnt-match-the-facts/

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    • lolli says:

      👍lp1
      I am so surprised. 😲

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    • FofBW says:

      Once again I am Shocked!! Shocked I tell ya!! /s

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    • This is the reason why they’re trying to throw Trump out:

      Fact: Ukraine law enforcement reopened the Burisma investigation in early 2019, well before President Trump mentioned the matter to Ukraine’s new president Vlodymyr Zelensky.

      Four months before Trump and Zelensky had their infamous phone call, Ukraine law enforcement officials officially reopened their investigation into Burisma and its founder. The effort began independent of Trump or his lawyer Rudy Giuliani’s legal work.

      [Trump] couldn’t have pressured Ukraine to re-open the investigation in July 2019 when Kiev had already done so on its own, months earlier.

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    • Issy says:

      Just like with Hillary, people recognize Biden’s corruption.

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      • lawrencepaul1 says:

        Not the people in a position to do anything about it though unfortunately.

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        • Pale rider says:

          Who put her in power? Those people can remove her. If she is of no value then what good will she be. Same with Biden, and that’s the business world, isn’t it?
          Once you fall from ‘grace’ you become chaff “that the wind driveth away” . I assume that’s the strategy for President Trump.
          Think about it, they threatened to destroy him and family but they get destroyed. Since Meagan K. It has been a list of people. Prosecution would be a joke, sentenced to what? They would be heroes and business would look just as it does now for Hillary and Biden.
          But, when they lose their usefulness to crime? He is removing the playing field not the players. New game. Sessions could have rescued them all if he would have done his job.

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        • Issy says:

          The people can vote, and some may not vote for Biden if they believe him to be corrupt.

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  12. Reserved55 says:

    Soon Nads will have to bore holes in his belt in order to see where he is waddling.

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  14. youme says:

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  16. youme says:

    It’s here now…probably a tech worker

    Via the Washington State Department of Health: Case of 2019 novel coronavirus confirmed in Washington state resident.
    https://crofsblogs.typepad.com/h5n1/

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  17. decisiontime16 says:

    The real America…

    Trump rally in Wildwood now has 100K ticket requests, Rep. Van Drew says. The venue holds 7,400.

    About 100,000 tickets have been requested for President Donald Trump’s rally at the Wildwoods Convention Center next week – the highest demand for any event the president has held, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew told Fox News during an interview Sunday.

    “It’s been exciting and I’m proud to say for his event – of all the events he’s done in all the country – we’ve had the most ticket requests,” said Van Drew, R-2nd Dist., who recently switched parties after losing support from Democratic leaders for opposing impeachment.
    Trump is slated to appear at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7 p.m. on Jan. 28. Trump’s re-election campaign announced he was coming to Cape May County earlier this month to support Van Drew.

    Van Drew was one of two Democratic congressman to vote against the president’s impeachment and changed parties officially soon after.

    https://www.nj.com/cape-may-county/2020/01/trump-rally-in-wildwood-now-has-100k-ticket-requests-rep-van-drew-says-the-venue-holds-7400.html

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  18. Reserved55 says:

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  19. aisheschayal says:

    From Ryan Fournier’s twitter:

    Trump being himself, a nice guy.
    https://mobile.twitter.com/RyanAFournier

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  20. Zippy says:

    Federal prosecutors recommend that Andrew McCabe, former FBI second-in-command, face criminal charge – 12 Sep 2019

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/09/12/andrew-mccabe-prosecutors-recommend-charges-former-fbi-official/2301473001/

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    Judge angry with DOJ delays in McCabe prosecution decision: ‘This is not a hard case!’
    14 Nov 2019

    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/judge-angry-with-dojs-delays-in-mccabe-prosecution-decision-this-is-not-a-hard-case

    The Justice Department’s continued delays in making a decision about whether or not it will charge fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe with any crimes related to allegations that he misled investigators frustrated the federal judge overseeing a freedom of information lawsuit.

    “I don’t care what y’all do with McCabe,” Judge Reggie Walton said from the bench in the District Court for the District of Columbia on Thursday afternoon. “But this is not a hard case!”

    “Deciding whether you’re going to charge someone with false statements is not a hard case … not factually, not legally, but maybe politically,” he said.

    ——-

    22 Jan 2020 – nothing

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    • Zippy says:

      Fake Investigations – Designed To Fool You
      20 Jan 2020

      https://www.theburningplatform.com/2020/01/18/fake-investigations-designed-to-fool-you/

      Excerpt:

      There was nothing about the Hillary investigations that had anything to do with finding facts. The purpose from the beginning was exoneration. Key witnesses were given immunity and many were allowed to attend each other’s interviews. There were no early morning swat team raids to gather evidence. Evidence was destroyed with no consequences.

      When Anthony Weiner’s laptop was found to contain over 340,000 Hillary emails in a file named “insurance”, the FBI did not rejoice about finally getting the ‘lost’ email. No, they hid the discovery for weeks until a New York agent threatened to go public. Then, quite miraculously, Peter Strzok found a way to very quickly examine 340,000 messages and found that there was nothing at all that was incriminating. No rational person would believe that.

      The dirty cops are so comfortable about getting away with lies like this that Huber can announce that he found no corruption, when it is readily apparent that he did not interview key witnesses. He even turned away whistleblowers who wanted to submit evidence. A real investigator, Charles Ortel, could have given Huber a long list of Clinton Foundation crimes. Like the Weiner laptop fake investigation, you don’t find crimes if you don’t really look for them.

      The dirty cops are so confident in their ability to deceive the public that they just announced that the FISA court reforms will be managed by David Kris. Kris has been a defender of FBI misconduct and he attacked Devin Nunes for telling the truth about the FISA court. They don’t even care about the appearance of fairness. They do what they want.

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  21. dufrst says:

    Great interview on CNBC

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  22. lolli says:

    Another article at citizenfreepress regarding schiff, photos, and connecting it to schiff warning of fake photos. Laura Loomer piece.

    https://loomered.com/2019/11/20/schiff-is-terrified-of-video-allegedly-in-custody-of-the-fbi/

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  23. dufrst says:

    Buffo press conference by Trump. Truth upon truth was laid thick by our VSG!

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    • jeans2nd says:

      Clip of Larry Kudlow, laying some economic deets, totally shellacking the Party of Davos’ theme of income inequality –

      2:33 “The bottom 50% have had a 47% increase in their net wealth”

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    • MVW says:

      ” I caught them…”
      I was wrong. Trump does not use dirt to further deals. He could, others do, Trump doesn’t. Trump is perhaps the cleanest Mr. Clean ever to be in office, and that must irk and frustrate to tears the corrupt Swamp.

      If he does not crush traitors it would only be because doing so would be a disaster for the country or there is another avenue to deal with it. That is what I strongly believe. I believe that because that is blackmail & If Trump had ever crossed the line one can bet ones bottom dollar it would have been used against him.

      So “I caught them,” is a harbinger. But not everything is in his hands as there is a lot of ‘Hands Off’ that is set up to safeguard him. I’ll have to see what rolls out.

      God bless the US.

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  24. dufrst says:

    Bilats with Iraq and Kurdistan. Trump as always is working and working to thread a needle to withdraw troops from Iraq with honor while maintaining strong US military infrastructure and access in Kurdistan if the need arises to strike Iran for their nuclear ambitions.

    And

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  25. lawrencepaul1 says:

    Democrats clawing at each other never gets boring.

    Tulsi Gabbard Sues Hillary Clinton Over ‘Russian Asset’ Remark
    https://www.zerohedge.com/political/tulsi-gabbard-sues-hillary-clinton-over-russian-asset-remark

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  26. Reserved55 says:

    Funny photo captions

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  27. Zippy says:

    Jordan Peterson Debunks Intersectionality and White Privilege

    Jordan Peterson is a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. In this clip, he debunks the myth of white privilege and intersectionality and explains their relation to Marxism and Postmodernism.

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  28. jeans2nd says:

    Maria B’s interview with Pres Trump this morning at Davos. 19:14

    This appears to be the entire interview. They cover nearly everything, as the President usually does. Another great interview with Our POTUS

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  29. Zippy says:

    IRGC Commander & “Soleimani Ally” Shot Dead By Masked Assassins On Motorcycle
    22 Jan 2020

    https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/key-soleimani-ally-irgc-commander-shot-dead-my-masked-assassins-motorcycle

    An elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander has been shot dead by masked assailants in front of his house in southwestern Iran. Crucially, he was a mid-range to possibly top commander of the IRGC’s hardline domestic wing, the Basij militia, and a close ally of recently assassinated Quds Force chief Qassem Soleimani, reports state news IRNA on Wednesday.

    The details clearly suggest that it was an assassination — at this point by an unknown entity or group — given two men riding a motorcycle drove by and essentially executed him in the street.

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    • Landslide says:

      I think I read about another that was killed last week by “unknown assailants”.

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    • Zippy says:

      I believe that assassination is not illegal for Israel to use as a “foreign policy and relations” tool based upon their use of it in the past. I suspect they are responsible.

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      • RobInPA says:

        Indeed.

        My well-placed humint assets informed me that the motorcyle rider’s were laughing and loudly singing ‘Hava Nagila’ as they sped away from the scene.

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      • thedoc00 says:

        It is not Israel. The Mullah’s need to do something to regain control over their creature, the IRGC. The IRGC was given allot of power by the Mullah’s during the Iran-Iraq War becaus the vestiges of the regular Army we professional military inherited from the Shah who likely wanted to end the war because of the human and material costs. Their power grew to the point that they became an “Iranian Depp State” and Mullah’s are not bound by niceties of law when dealing with rivals to power.

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    • FH says:

      These guys seem to be ridiculously easy to eliminate; one wonders why, that being the case, it hasn’t been done before.

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      • Zippy says:

        Exactly what I was thinking. Israel often requires a green light from DC. I suspect it hasn’t been given before. Hopefully, many more similar events to occur.

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      • thedoc00 says:

        It’s not Israel. Its the Mullah’s regaining control. It is “so easy” because it is all an inside job to execute the hits.

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        • Zippy says:

          I wouldn’t be so sure. From the linked Zerohedge article:

          Of course, this latest killing also brings up the possibility of a foreign or external intelligence agency operation, though it remains speculation. One likely candidate alleged to enjoy US and Israeli covert backing is Mujahideen e Khalq (MEK), considered by Iran and many other countries as an active terrorist organization. Groups in Iran linked to the MEK have been previously known to be involved in political assassinations.

          Essentially a paramilitary cult devoted to overthrowing the Iranian government, the MEK is under the tight control and leadership of the charismatic opposition leader Maryam Rajavi, and is suspected of previously conducting brazen targeted killings of high level Iranian figures, especially nuclear scientists and engineers for years, likely at the bidding of foreign intelligence services. Until a few years ago the MEK was a designated terror group by the US State Department, though delisted under the Obama administration.

          ——-

          Also, Israel has previously carried out assassinations WITHIN Iran of Iranian nuclear weapons scientists… by two guys on motorcycles (same as this case) driving by and attaching magnetic bombs to their vehicles:

          Assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists

          https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Iranian_nuclear_scientists

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          • rcogburn says:

            Israel has almost certainly been given a green light by the US to resume operations that had been blocked by Kerry/OBama, and there is probably an internal power struggle going on inside Iran at the same time.

            QS’ death created a huge power vacuum in Iran, which would be enormously destabilizing even without outside interference. Two masked assailants shooting him outside his house, and able to freely escape without capture, feels home grown, like a mob hit. The IRCG is separate from regular Iranian military, and then there are the clerics. There were reports QS senior loyalists were arrested at the time of his funeral.

            For years, the MSM and Obama Admin has been selling the myth that the Iranian regime is all-powerful. Clearly it isn’t.

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            • Zippy says:

              “Two masked assailants shooting him outside his house, and able to freely escape without capture, feels home grown, like a mob hit.”

              Drive-by by two guys on a motorcycle. At the “Assassination of Iranian nuclear scientists” link above, see IDENTICAL method (two guys on a motorcycle) used WITHIN Iran carried out on two occasions by Mossad where no one was caught.

              Israel and a Trump USA – a cooperative effort – you assassinate them up close and personal (because we legally can’t) and we’ll drone them.

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        • Zippy says:

          Also, confirming what I suspected at the time:

          Israeli Intel Helped the United States to Take Out Soleimani, Report Says
          Informants at the Damascus international airport tipped off the CIA about the time Soleimani’s plane took off for Baghdad, while Israel confirmed the information provided to the Americans
          Jan 12, 2020

          https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/israeli-intel-helped-the-united-states-to-take-out-soleimani-report-says-1.8382401

          ———-

          Israel and a Trump USA – a cooperative effort – you assassinate them and we’ll drone them.

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  30. sunnyflower5 says:

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  31. starfcker says:

    The Biden campaign has put out a video explaining to us rubes how mistaken we are to think Hunter Biden did everything corrupt in the Ukraine. It’s very unusual. The guy is drinking beer while he’s explaining. He curses like a sailor. He speaks in a slow monotone, with no big words. And his hair is dyed quite an unnatural color. And it has a musical score that seems oddly disconnected. 3 or 4 minutes long. https://youtu.be/9N0tUHCpt00

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    • auscitizenmom says:

      I notice he didn’t mention that Hunter was receiving somewhere between $85 $150 thousand dollars a month for a non job.

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    • Free Speech says:

      That’s actually some pretty well-crafted propaganda, and sadly a lot of Dems and moderates will buy it if it is factually refuted by Rudy’s evidence.

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      • Free Speech says:

        *isn’t

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      • rcogburn says:

        Agree. This was put together for 20-30something urban / suburban males who could be persuaded to vote for Trump – the cozy sports bar with American flag on the wall; the white male in the preppy sweater; the craft brew he drinks at the end – that’s who they’re pitching to. The simple graphics and big white key words that flash on the screen throughout make the message easy to digest.

        Feels like too little too late, but even if Biden does get the nom, no video will stand up to the nonstop pounding PDJT will subject him to on the campaign trail

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    • Reserved55 says:

      PDJT

      “These are sick people”

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  32. Dora says:

    More Harassment!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Zippy says:

      “Show me the man, and I’ll find you the crime.” – Lavrentiy Beria, head of Joseph Stalin’s secret police

      Or, make some up and then send them to the Senate to be STUPIDLY accepted by the “Republican” branch of the UniParty there instead of rejected outright, thereby allowing unjust defamation and media circus (Russian Collusion Style) until we can come up with the next set of BS claims, meanwhile drawing ALL attention away, as intended, from the INDICTMENT and PROSECUTION of SpyGate perps.

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  33. sunnyflower5 says:

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  34. sunnyflower5 says:

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  35. Reserved55 says:

    And EVERY Democrat in DC agrees

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    • listingstarboard says:

      Strip her of any pension and any security clearance she may have. That is treasonous talk.

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    • Zippy says:

      Democrat leaker:

      Ex-Senate intelligence aide denies being fired over leak
      By JOSH GERSTEIN 08/30/2011

      https://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2011/08/ex-senate-intelligence-aide-denies-being-fired-over-leak-038801

      Before going to the Senate, DiVoll worked in the White House counsel’s office under President Bill Clinton and later as assistant general counsel at the CIA, where she was deeply involved in the legalities of the Clinton administration’s unsuccessful efforts to target Osama bin Laden.

      At trial, Senate staffers deny leak
      By JOSH GERSTEIN 01/20/2015 05:26 PM EST

      https://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2015/01/at-trial-senate-staffers-deny-leak-201318

      Three current or former Senate staffers made rare appearances on the witness stand in a criminal leak trial Tuesday, denying that they told a New York Times reporter about a top-secret CIA operation aimed at undermining Iran’s nuclear program by relaying deliberately flawed weapons designs to Tehran.

      Testifying for the prosecution at the trial of ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, the three Senate Intelligence Committee aides—Doug Stone, Vicki Divoll and Lorenzo Goco—all said they had no contact with Times journalist James Risen, who revealed the program in a 2006 book.

      Stone and Divoll said they met with Sterling in March 2003 to hear his concerns that the flaws in the nuclear designs were too obvious and might have actually advanced Iran’s nuclear program. But they insisted they’d never discussed the issue with anyone outside the committee.

      However, Divoll acknowledged that she was fired from the committee a short time later after unclassified information she discussed with a Judiciary Committee staffer about another matter made its way into an article co-authored by Risen. She said her actions arguably violated committee rules against disclosing information from a closed session, but that those rules had never been interpreted to prevent staffers from sharing unclassified, legislative information with colleagues.

      Divoll, a Democrat, said she was dismissed by Republican staff director Bill Duhnke after the publication of the May 2003 article reporting that a GOP-led drive to give the Pentagon and the CIA new powers to issue subpoena-like demands known as National Security Letters. The proposal was defeated at a Senate Intelligence Committee mark-up, but that session was closed.

      “This was a political firing, Mr. Pollack, make no mistake about it,” said Divoll. “I was fired because I beat them and they didn’t like it.”

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    • Zippy says:

      “At the same event, he says that Qatar paid Iran 3B$ after killing Souleimani. Apparently because the drones took off from Qatar.”

      BS! The drone(s) most likely took off much, MUCH closer to Baghdad from the base the Iranian missiles later struck. These scumbags lie as much and as brazenly as the Dims…

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    • rcogburn says:

      That video is hilarious! Like an SNL sketch Will Ferrell would do back when it was ok to make fun of America’s allies.

      Best part:

      “Do you want to solve the sanctions problem? Our forces should take 10-20 Americans as hostage. For each one of them, we should get $1 billion.”
      (doing the math for the audience)
      “If you get $1 billion per week, the year has some 51 weeks, that’s at least $50 billion!
      ( with a dramatic flourish)
      ” When could we have made such money with the JCPOA??”

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  36. kathyca says:

    Gosh. I wonder why Dems are trying to fast track this decision lol

    “The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Democrats’ push to fast-track consideration of whether a congressional change to the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate rendered the landmark law unconstitutional, likely pushing any potential ruling past the 2020 election.”

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  37. thedoc00 says:

    An interesting observation to consider.

    Noticed this morning the Far East Markets made a major uptick after yesterday’s supposed Pig Flu scare drop off. Consider that the new Pig Flu outbreak has 2 purposes; flex the markets as well as cause major issues in the US as well as Taiwan from a look “squirrel” news and health issues perspective.

    From a health perspective it is the illegal immigrants crossing our borders and those slipping through the TSA who are vectors and not those actually caught at the Airport coming from the Far East. Same as with the past Ebola scare in the US.

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  38. gsonFIT says:

    So i check out about 3 websites then wrap up with CTH several times throughout the day.
    Pulled up CNN on my lunch hour and the have a front page link to “Impeachment 2020” or the like. Here is the second headline for the impeachment page:

    “Meanwhile, here are today’s top non-impeachment stories”

    I guess it isn’t working out the way they pictured it.

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  39. listingstarboard says:

    What the Globalists Deep state did to Governor Greitens is horrifying–they truly seem to be able to remove any duly elected politician that they choose. https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/01/want-hope-that-schiff-and-soros-might-go-down-look-to-missouri-where-a-soros-funded-prosecutor-is-set-to-plead-fifth-for-secret-work-with-lawyer-politician/

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  40. Doppler says:

    Really good point raised at American Thinker as to whether Joe Biden, when he threatened to fire the prosecutor, was acting just to benefit his son, or was acting on orders from President Obama.
    (Sorry, copy paste not working). In his recorded boast, when he gave Ukraine a six hour deadline, they challenged him as “not the President,” whereupon Biden said, “call him.” Obama has never clarified about whether Biden was acting on his own, or on orders. So, the article suggests, call Obama to testify.

    We can only speculate about the scope of corruption if Biden was just following orders, and Hunter’s share was just Joe’s “tip” for handling this problem, in a global money-laundering scheme fueled by billions and billions in US foreign aid.

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  41. rcogburn says:

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  42. Reserved55 says:

    Another left wing nut job

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  43. WeThePeople2016 says:

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    • Reserved55 says:

      People should read this.

      “Rep Nadler started the heated exchange by stating, “It’s embarrassing. The President is on trial in the Senate, but the Senate is on trial in the eyes of the American people. Will you vote to allow all the relevant evidence to be presented here? Or will you betray your pledge to be an impartial juror?”

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  44. Reserved55 says:

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  45. WeThePeople2016 says:

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  46. sunnyflower5 says:

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  47. lawrencepaul1 says:

    Ever get the feeling that nobody has a clue what’s going on?

    Pentagon racks up $35 TRILLION accounting charge, larger than the size of the entire US economy.

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  48. Zippy says:

    After all, kids are burdened with massive college debt AS A RESULT OF A GOVERNMENT PROGRAM that allows a lender to lend at zero risk any amount to anyone who can fog a mirror for any useless degree thereby resulting in the entirely predictable “prices will rise to what the customer can bear” massive increase in college costs. Those debt-laden kids can’t afford to buy a home and, therefore, we now “need” to go back to the NINJA loans which resulted in the Global Financial Crisis (sarcasm):

    Just in Time! Lenders Seek Congressional Approval for No Income Mortgages
    22 Jan 2020

    https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economics/just-in-time-lenders-seek-congressional-approval-for-no-income-mortgages-lwZELvUCP0ibhDOQZpyrkw

    Here we go again. The mortgage lending industry seeks to eliminate debt-to-income rules for home buyers.

    At the peak of every boom comes one final act of repetitive stupidity. This may be it:

    ———

    CFPB planning to eliminate DTI requirement from QM lending rules
    CFPB director tells Congress that QM Patch will likely be extended
    January 21, 2020

    https://www.housingwire.com/articles/cfpb-planning-to-eliminate-dti-requirement-from-qm-lending-rules/

    Over the last several months, a number of the nation’s largest lenders and housing trade groups have called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make changes to the Ability to Repay/Qualified Mortgage rule.

    More specifically, Bank of America, Quicken Loans, Wells Fargo, Caliber Home Loans, along with the Mortgage Bankers Association, the American Bankers Association, the National Fair Housing Alliance, and others asked the CFPB to do away with the QM rule’s debt-to-income ratio requirement.

    And now, it looks like they’re going to get their wish.

    In a letter sent last week to several prominent members of Congress, [Trump appointee] CFPB Director Kathy Kraninger said the bureau has decided to propose an amendment to the QM Rule that would “move away” from DTI as a factor in mortgage underwriting.

    Specifically, Kraninger said the CFPB has decided to shift from the DTI standard and move to an “alternative, such as a pricing threshold (i.e., the difference between the loan’s annual percentage rate and the average prime offer rate for a comparable transaction.”

    ———

    Specifically, current rules includes things like verification of income, credit history and (debt to income) DTI, among others. The only portion the CFPB is asking to amend is the DTI requirement.

    Apparently Fannie Mae is not subject to the requirement so the lenders cry about fairness.

    Hey, why not? More importantly, why stop there? Besides, if one claims no income, there is no income to verify. It’s all nice and clean.

    NINJA (no income, no job, no asset) loans worked out so well the last time we tried them, it’s clearly time for a repeat performance.

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