September 16th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1336

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755 Responses to September 16th – 2020 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #1336

  1. Tl Howard says:

    Do you think POTUS’ answer to a question at the ABC Townhall will hurt him with LEO’s?

    Pres. Trump tells @GStephanopoulos, the police “have done generally a great job,” but some “choke under pressure” and “make the wrong decision.”

    Frankly, the high profile cases usually show the cops were w/in dept. protocols.


    • Nepanyrush says:

      He praised the police last night. Even those selective quotes says “great job” not “okay job.” LEOs know that some make the wrong decision. You know any organization where everyone is perfect.


    • Deb says:

      What he said is factual. Some cops do make poor choices under pressure. This is why we need to increase funding. We need to hire more cops so they can take more time for training, and we need to increase the training budgets to pay for the extra training.

      This is what my friends and family in law enforcement have said. There are a lot of good people going into law enforcement who are not given adequate training.

      Liked by 2 people

      • Tl Howard says:

        Of course, “some” do. That’s a qualifier that is 99.9% true 99.9% of the time.

        It doesn’t change that some will feel his answer wasn’t strong enough, that it was worded to tread softly on the feelings of those who are coddling criminals who are in engagements with police.


      • JCM800 says:

        Absolutely not a dime more.
        Can’t handle the Job, choose another Occupation.



    • sunnydaze says:

      I thought his answer was perfect.

      Why would anyone think that good cops would want their reputations to continue to be tarnished by the actions of a tiny minority?

      Liked by 2 people

    • Joemama says:

      On the other hand, people in organizations like antifa, BLM and the sunrise movement, never make any mistakes, because they are perfect by definition. Only they can decide if they made a mistake and you are a racist, white nationalist if you suggest otherwise.

      Seriously, why is this conversation even happening, except to pander to the above marxist organizations that claim to be infallible, but the police are 100% evil.

      Everyone knows that every organization has its bad people and good people that sometimes make mistakes.

      Antifa, BLM & sunrise movement is asshoe!

      Liked by 2 people

    • LKAinLA says:

      What someone should say about law enforcement is….well the policemen go to deadly car wrecks from cell phones and driving mistakes, then the motorcycle wrecks with fatalities, senseless murders, then to bank robbings with shoot outs, on the cases of child neglect and abuse, on to druggies having a bad day and acting out, on to a diesel truck over turning a killing many, on to gang victims and drive by shoot outs and on to domestic violence, on to school shootings and on to……these men and women are on the front lines and are not perfect. Just follow the law and you will be ok. If you can’t…understand you might have a bad day. Add in the unnecesary chases, disrespect, demonic politicians bashing them and to me they do a dang good job under the circumstance. Simple…do not call if you do not want them involved.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Paul from Canuckistan says:

      I think PDJT could shoot someone in broad daylight in the middle of 5th Ave and LEOs would yawn…probably deserved it


  2. ohnoyoudonot says:

    Interesting, US National Security attorney Ken Kohl was just assigned to the Gen. Flynn case

    Kohl is the “First Assistant” – in DC they call it the “Principal Assistant” — same thing. It means he’s the No. 2 guy in the office. The SG’s office handled the appellate court, but they don’t normally appear in District Court. Normally it would be the AUSA on the case.

    But the issues that Sullivan is going to want to argue about involve the decision making above the AUSA level — why did DOJ and the US Attorney’s Office decide to dismiss the case. With his background in NSD, Kohl will be much better able to deal with “materiality” issues.

    And as the First Assistant Kohl will have a much stronger position from which to tell Sullivan that some of the answers to questions he might have are none of his business, which would be hard for a line AUSA to do.

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  3. QCM says:


    It’s happening.

    Liked by 1 person

    • QCM says:



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    • QCM says:

      It’s happening!



      • WhiteBoard says:

        This is all you need to invalidate them ALL

        1) the interview in may 2017 – SSA Dugan and Primary Sub Source for Steel Dossier (Igor Dancheno)
        -referenced in page 188 of the IG REPORT (CHECKMATE)

        2) the Jan 2017 interview with Igor and Strzok refernced in the interview above.

        Review the timeline of Dugan

        (we are tracking their lies down and summarizing links to CTH’s article related to it)
        (we are informing people why this election matters – not voting for them)

        (use this to inform strangers – people you think might be interested – gets them cuaght up on CTH articles – all links go to CTH – Goes to CTH – full respect)


    • VandalizeDuhMastuhsAlgorithms says:

      Yes. A good step for what it is.

      Amazingly this means Romney the RINO even voted with the majority.

      Well, Committee, time marches on double-time these days it seems, so I hope they plan to go full speed ahead.

      I’d love to hear how Sid Blumenthal ties into all this.

      Anyone heard from Chris Wray, lately?


  4. T2020 says:

    Line just to get on the shuttle bus for the Trump Rally:

    Line just to get on the shuttle bus for the Trump rally:

    Liked by 5 people

  5. Joemama says:

    Cases curve compared to daily deaths curve for Covid-19 (Wuhan engineered coronavirus). “You are being played. Follow the facts.”

    Hopefully Parler posts show up without having an account.

    Daily deaths are insignificant and masks are doing absolutely nothing, but stoking fear and allowing totalitarian control by the uniparty.


    • Joemama says:

      Maybe the image of the plots will show up:

      Liked by 1 person

      • WhiteBoard says:

        sky rocketed it up with mask mandate?


      • H.R. says:

        The top graph indicates that masks increase the number of cases of the Wuhan flu.

        The bottom graph shows that few people are dying from or with the Kung Flu regardless of the number of cases and regardless of whether or not masks are worn.


        • Joemama says:


          Cases don’t mean anything. They are a smoke screen to scare the public.

          The deaths are way, way down. The pandemic has been over for months.

          (As an aside, I don’t think that I’ve ever even seen a definition of what a “case” is. They appear to count anything and everything as a case – suspected cases, positive antibody tests, 2nd, 3rd, 4th retest for antibodies, positive PCR tests using 44 cycles, anyone that dies for any reason, etc.)


          • jaxnix says:

            Here in Michigan if you’re hospitalized and tested let’s say 5 times over 14 days with a positive result each time – each of those five positive tests is a “case.” Matters not that it’s the same person. The case number here means nothing.


  6. wtd says:

    Are guilty individuals seeking a weak link to discover how the Chinese Scientist Whistleblower got the information out about Covid-19 virus origination?….

    Study claiming that Covid-19 was manufactured in a lab was published by groups founded by Steve Bannon

    Recall: Steve Bannon was arrested at 7:30 a.m. Thursday August 20th near Westbrook, CT on the yacht of exiled Chinese dissident Guo Wengui (aka Miles Guo) by Postal Service Police

    9/13/2020 WaPo: How former Trump adviser Steve Bannon joined forces In the past several years, a company lined to the billionaire, who also goes by Miles Kwok and Miles Guo, has given Bannon a consulting contract.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Robert Smith says:

      If Bannon joined forces with Hunter Biden he’d be untouchable.

      Liked by 2 people

    • WhiteBoard says:

      infiltrations – exfiltration information.

      good job Navy Officer – the end will make everything CLEAR.

      search the names and team members at their companies-

      ATLAs ( remember the grop in the Shooter TV series)

      very similar to the focus here- chaos.


  7. another face in the crowd says:

    CDC incompetence on display……. Or should this be a charge of lying to congress?

    In March Robert Redfield told the Foreign Affairs Committee “There is no role for these masks in the community,”

    Today the same Robert Redfield is telling the Senate Appropriations committee – “…. I am going to comment as the CDC director that face masks, these face masks are the most important, powerful public health tool we have,” Redfield said, holding a mask in his hand. “And I will continue to appeal for all Americans, all individuals in our country, to embrace these face coverings. I’ve said that if we did it for six, eight, 10, 12 weeks we’d bring this pandemic under control.”

    I actually may chalk this up to a needed lie at the time in March since there was a potential looming mask shortage for healthcare workers at that time. As that is what I recalled thinking when I heard him say that in March.

    To be clear I think mask wearing should be a personal choice not a government forced mandate. I personally was more inclined to wear one in Jan/Feb/Mar than now after they have been imposed upon us.


  8. sunnyflower5 says:


  9. Joemama says:

    OMG! China and Russia have put high power lasers, AKA directed energy weapons (DEWs) in space. Time stamp 1:35 is near the start of this discussion.


  10. Robert Smith says:

    The Air Force Secretly Designed, Built, and Flew a Brand-New Fighter Jet
    And it all happened in just one year. Yes, that’s mind-blowing.

    SEP 16, 2020

    “…The U.S. Air Force revealed this week that it has secretly designed, built, and tested a new prototype fighter jet. The fighter, about which we know virtually nothing, has already flown and “broken records.” (The image above is Air Force concept art from 2018). The Air Force must now consider how it will buy the new fighter as it struggles to acquire everything from intercontinental ballistic missiles to bombers.

    ✈ You love badass planes. So do we. Let’s nerd out over them together.

    The Air Force’s head of acquisition, Will Roper, made the announcement yesterday in an exclusive interview with Defense News, in conjunction with the Air Force Association’s virtual Air, Space, and Cyber Conference.

    The Air Force built the new fighter under its Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) program, which aims to build a jet that would supplement, and perhaps even replace, the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor…”

    Liked by 1 person

  11. sunnydaze says:

    Joe Biden is at a PC now in Delaware.

    He just doubled down on his “mask mandate”. Flip Flopped again to……..”If I could I would….” He’s gonna look into it.

    The Press, surprisingly, is not giving him a “massive pass”. Not all of ’em anyway.


  12. lolli says:

    This is great!
    A flash mob of anti mask wearers invade Florida target store. 😂🇺🇸

    Liked by 3 people

  13. So Barr has asked federal prosecutors to charge rioters with sedition, it will say a lot about any of them who decline to do so:

    Liked by 3 people

  14. sunnyflower5 says:

    A plan for distribution? 🤯


  15. burnett044 says:


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  16. Lucille says:

    Project Veritas Action
    September 16, 2020

    The U.S. Senate campaign for Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath was caught on hidden camera sharing conflicting viewpoints, imploring staff to appear “more moderate” and neglecting to correct voters who may otherwise vote for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell even if “its not true.”

    Footage released today by Project Veritas Action Fund (PVAF), a not for profit investigative journalist organization, shows Abby Cox, Northern Kentucky Field Organizer for McGrath “off the clock” and emphasizing how McGrath has to appear to be supportive of President Trump, and Pro-life even though her personal views are in complete contradiction.

    Liked by 1 person

  17. Niagara Frontier says:

    Memo to White House: Please move the time for these afternoon news conferences to 4:00 PM, thus preempting the giant meathead, Cavuto. If that’s too early, then move them to 6:00 PM and preempt an even bigger meathead, Bret Baier. The Five is only one of two shows remaining on Fox that I can still tolerate. Selfishly yours, a Fan.


  18. sunnyflower5 says:

    How long do Mary from ABC and her other Lapdog Media members have to submit their questions to the”Biden” team — before the “press conference”? How many hours before the staged event is required to get their question in?

    This is sad because the news is now the news.
    They have become the subject to election deception on the American Voters.


  19. sunnyflower5 says:

    Hear that Blue States? — Open Up! You are hurting the people!

    Liked by 1 person

  20. joejoefromsandiego says:

    Struggling CNN Just Starts Stealing Headlines From The Babylon Bee

    Liked by 2 people

  21. John says:

    Zoom is a China Surveillance Operation

    “Millions of students across the world have been forced into Zoom classrooms. They sit in front of their computer for the designated class time, all the while being surveiled and observed by who knows what, from who knows where, while being electronically tethered to their device during the set classroom day/time. There have been many reports of pornography just showing up in random picture frames. ”

    Just like Tik Tok, ZOOM is a CHINA company.

    CHINA is spying on each and every ZOOM call we make. In July 2020, President Trump banned Tik Tok from the United States because if its ties to China.

    We need to do the same with Zoom, as well as immediately ban any government use of Zoom in the United States. No government meeting should EVER be conducted over Zoom. China is watching, listening, and recording.”


    Zoom is a China Surveillance Operation

    Liked by 6 people

  22. Landslide says:

    Dr. Scott Atlas relaying HHS plan for vaccine administration. 51,000 locations with attention to low-income areas, no cost. High-risk, health care, 1st responders can get first.

    I predict a large amount of it will sit on shelves…most I know will not take it.


    • benifranlkin says:

      Most I know will take it, no question. I will as soon as it is made available to me and so will the rest of my family.


      • iswhatitis says:

        Not me.

        I’m not an “anti-vaxxer”, but I’d like to see longer clinical trials first.

        I still remember the Thalidomide “side effects” when that drug was initially declared “safe” even for pregnant women.

        Turns out it was very dangerous and caused severe birth defects (such as malformed limbs) and limb, eye, urinary tract, and heart problems (as per Wiki).

        I get it that this is a “vaccine” and Thalidomide was a “medication” or “drug”, but I’m still not going to throw caution to the wind and rush into taking it (if I ever do at all).

        Liked by 1 person

    • Texsun says:

      I would prioritize the U.S media first. If they survive, then distribute it to the public. Sounds like a plan to me! 😷😷😷

      Liked by 1 person

    • Medicine Man says:

      Data/survey’s suggest 50% of population will take it (from July) that I saw. 65% of people over 65 will take it (highest risk). People of color less likely to take it (25-35%).
      Most pro-vaccine heath care professionals are waiting to see the safety data. I’m in the same camp.
      People ask me all the time if I’m gonna take it since I’m in vaccine/immunology R&D. I’m low risk and live in county with low cases so I can wait. My wife is a physician so she will need/offered the vaccine first.

      Bottom line is I’m/we will look at the data…but we are low risk. Have the luxury of waiting.


  23. Carrie says:

    CIA interference anyone??

    Liked by 1 person

  24. Carrie says:

    We all know if they are reporting these numbers, actual numbers are much higher..


  25. WhiteBoard says:

    POTUS takes Questions.

    Irony POTUS is worried about Russia and China using the Mail out Votes to interfere in the eletion, BUT the DEMOCRAT PARTY ISNT.

    Liked by 2 people

  26. Carrie says:

    What on earth is going on with that Durham investigation?!? Crooked? Coverup? (Probably) Full of biased Democrats? Influenced by the CIA??

    Liked by 1 person

    • rpcoastie says:

      Nora Dennehy is the former Democrat appointed Deputy Attorney General of Connecticut who sued the gun manufacturer in the Sandy Hook school shooting along with FBI Agent Aldenbury as plaintiff while ignoring the Connecticut family court judge who refused to commit the teenager after his own mother hired a lawyer and pleaded with the judge that her son was mentally ill and dangerous. Mom was the first victim he shot!

      Liked by 2 people

  27. Landslide says:

    PDJT spending a long time on voter fraud. Says hope for our nation is the lawsuits in these states. “We’ll see what happens.”


    Liked by 2 people

  28. sunnyflower5 says:


  29. sunnyflower5 says:

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  30. gabytango says:

    President Trump asked by awful Caitlyn about Bob Woodward’s book: “I read the book last night, very rapidly… because it was boring….”

    Liked by 4 people

  31. Carrie says:

    Even Fox protects Soros!

    Liked by 5 people

  32. sunnyflower5 says:

    Why were masks implemented AFTER the height?

    Liked by 1 person

    • I don’t know but the liberals are obsessed with them. They think they will die if they don’t wear them and make little children wear them…it is sick and child abuse.


    • Robert Smith says:

      The answer is simple.

      To prolong and enhance public fear AND to pretend that the natural virus ebbing was due to actions such as shutdowns, social distancing, mask wearing.


  33. Bogeyfree says:

    Just a reminder if you want to hear Barr speak he is giving a talk at the Hillsdale College Constitution Day event tonight at 7:00 pm ET. It is live streamed at

    I’m hoping he takes questions as I’m sure there will be a few doozies.

    Liked by 1 person

  34. Just the news just asked a question at the presser! So, more alternative media there and they don’t wear masks….haha

    Liked by 2 people

  35. gabytango says:

    These reporters are massively rude and disrespectful. For a long time, now, something needs to be done because bullies don’t listen to “nice.”

    The President is very gracious.

    Liked by 2 people

  36. sunnyflower5 says:

    The arrogance of the Dems lapdog media questioning the President of the United States— how can we trust you? The CDC said yada yada yada.
    GEE—The CDC works for the President of the United States.
    Have a problem with the CDC? ask him, lapdogs.

    Liked by 2 people

  37. sunnyflower5 says:

    Liked by 8 people

    • ladyliberty11 says:

      Press conference was a tour de force today. Any sane voter watching this will vote for four more years of the best U.S. President ever.

      Delivering peace and prosperity in the face of unrelenting opposition and diabolical attacks – at home and abroad.

      A giant among men – and they know it.

      Liked by 3 people

    • decisiontime16 says:

      The President telling it like it is on the WTO ✅


  38. Hans says:

    An hour plus presser.. President Trump handles the horrible press.. no comparison to the Hiben Biden …. the comparison could not be greater…

    I wonder if the MSM will ever gets enough street smarts ……that with every gang up President Trump they loose.. Americans love the underdog and his ability to tackle all of them just makes him more presidential.

    Liked by 2 people

  39. Marcia says:

    Retired Magistrate here: I have been thinking about this for quite some time with regard to the peace agreement recently entered into by Israel, UAE, Birhrian and the U.S. with others to be forthcoming.

    In the Book of Genesis it states that “I will bless those who bless thee and curse those who curse thee” with regard to Israel. President Trump has been a great friend to Israel; i.e., moving the embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and standing in support of Israel in other areas and meaning it. Presidents have talked about doing these things for years but President Trump is the one who accomplished it.

    Look at everything the MSM, Democrats, Never Trumpers, RINO’s, etc. have thrown at President Trump and he is still standing. Is President Trump without fault, of course not. However, he certainly has a vision for this country and for peace in the Middle East. Will this peace hold, I don’t know. But, he has accomplished more in a short period of time than any other President with regard to attempting to bring peace to the Middle East.

    So, what is my point with all of this. I believe that GOD has put Donald J. Trump in the position as President for such a time as this and I believe HE will keep him there for the next four years.

    Liked by 9 people

  40. nwtex says:

    First time I’ve seen this particular parody. Very cool.

    Kristen Hudson
    2 days ago
    Let’s be honest. The real creative types are with Trump.

    Jj Av
    2 days ago
    Meltdown by the dems, leftists and progressives. They hate to be happy.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Nepanyrush says:

      Wow. That is so creative. And the amazing thing is the composer of the song said he has no problem with President Trump using the song (unlike so many others), he just wanted to see the President dance to it. And so the President did dance to it a little.

      Liked by 2 people

  41. Carrie says:

    Durham investigation sure has a lot of weird stuff going on presently. I know Treepers are on both sides of the fence about whether any charges will actually be brought or not (I’m unfortunately quite pessimistic), but something is about to drop one way or the other. Are we looking at a Friday drop date?

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  42. MaineCoon says:

    “Democrats Trying to Hand IMF 3 TRILLION for Globalists Agenda”, which includes billions to Iran, Assad, China….and more.

    This is shocking…watch the 4:53 min video.

    FTA: Michigan Republican Congressman Bill Huizenga Has sent this Video because the Democrats have Denied him any right to Speak Out on the Floor to object to what the Democrats are trying now – to fund the IMF to help with this globalist agenda.

    Liked by 2 people

    • doyouseemyvision says:

      Good vid and recommend it. IMF can be thought now as both a money laundering and wealth re-distribution racket.

      IMF sent money to Ukraine to corrupt Pres. Poroshenko which was thought to be used for weapons purchases among other things. Somewhere Burisma and Bidens fit in there.

      This video discusses a bill that will probably be approved by the House for more US money to IMF for Iran, Syria, Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to build detention centers in Hong Kong (you read that right).

      It is imperative we take the House and retain the Senate. No ifs ands or buts. Republican down-ticket all the way even if you have to hold your nose. Please.


    • Deb says:

      They tried to get the graft going through the Paris Accord, and PDJT stopped then. Trillions at stake, remember?

      Liked by 1 person

    • Thank you for posting this, I would never have seen it. Watch it people, only 4 min.

      Wow! Susan Collins is certain to lose her seat and there really appears a strong likelihood that, as improbable as it seems, we could also lose the Senate. The left is so anti-American! This proposal is so blatantly wrong. Are they stupidly bad at math or is this yet another push on the Cloward-Piven goal of bankrupting the country?

      I see these things and wonder how it is we’re not headed for a landslide.


  43. Patriot1783 says:

    Wow, apparently Soros is verboten on Fox these days.
    Begs the question “Who’s your Daddy??”


  44. sunnydaze says:

    Rousing 3 car parade for Biden, in N.H. I guess. Jill was in N.H. speaking to a handful of people today.

    Liked by 1 person

  45. LOL says:

    OK good charged the violent rioters with sedition but also charge the treachery at the FBI, State Department, Special Prosecutors in the Mueller debacle and Congress involved in hurricane crossfire with sedition.


  46. LOL says:

    OK good charge the violent rioters with sedition but also charge the treachery at the FBI, State Department, Special Prosecutors in the Mueller debacle and Congress involved in hurricane crossfire with sedition.


  47. Magabear says:

    Tucker is shredding the Team Apocalypse WhuFlu social media censors tonight. May Facebook/Twitter and all the rest of them be sued into oblivion.


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