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    James Comey just fired by Trump
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    And about time. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy. Just because he's so tall he thinks he can cause trouble or something? I hope they hire someone who is not so controversial.

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    He's not controversial. No one in his position would have been able to stay under the radar. Prior to all the election BS, he was a pretty widely respected guy on both sides of the aisle.

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    Unfortunately Comey overstated some numbers under oath, perhaps being boastful or dramatic, and Trump's AG pounced on that. Comey kinda did it to himself.
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    Trump fired the man who was investigating his campaign's possible ties to Russian interference in the election at the recommendation of the AG WHO ******* RECUSED HIMSELF FROM THAT INVESTIGATION

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    Comey seemed to forget that President Trump was his new Boss.

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    Firing Comey was pretty much the nuclear option. It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy. If he thinks he had a problem with leaks before...

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    Yes, agreed. Comey has a 10 year appointment to prevent political corruption of the FBI. Now in possibly the most important political investigation Trump pulls this stunt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy.
    Why do you think firing Comey will make the FBI his enemy?

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    Hilarious! Sounds like a Freudian Slip:


    “While I appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation,”... “you are not able to effectively lead the bureau.” - Donald Trump

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    James Comey is on the witness list to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee this Thursday.

    https://www.intelligence.senate.gov/...eats-hearing-0

    I imagine he'll feel a bit freer about speaking now but he still cannot comment on classified or ongoing investigations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KC View Post
    Hilarious! Sounds like a Freudian Slip:


    “While I appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation,”... “you are not able to effectively lead the bureau.” - Donald Trump
    Oh that wording is quite deliberate. Trump's trying to counter what everyone would think when he fired the guy that was investigating his administration.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spudly View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by KC View Post
    Hilarious! Sounds like a Freudian Slip:


    “While I appreciate you informing me, on three separate occasions, that I am not under investigation,”... “you are not able to effectively lead the bureau.” - Donald Trump
    Oh that wording is quite deliberate. Trump's trying to counter what everyone would think when he fired the guy that was investigating his administration.


    Maybe orders came on down from 'the man'.


    Trump fires FBI director Comey - live - BBC News

    Excerpt:
    Posted at 18:37

    Trump to meet Russian foreign minister tomorrow


    In timing that could raise eyebrows, the president will meet Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov tomorrow at the White House.

    The meeting will take place less than 24 hours after Trump fired the man leading the FBI investigation into his campaign's ties with Russia.



    http://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-us-canada-39866259
    Speaking of coincidences...


    Mysterious rash of Russian deaths casts suspicion on Vladimir Putin - USA Today


    "May 2, 2017 - A large proportion of the unexplained deaths involve people trying to expose corruption."
    ...
    The list contains 10 high-profile critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin, seven diplomats, six associates of Kremlin power brokers who had a falling out — often over corruption — and 13 military or political leaders involved in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, including commanders of Russian-backed separatist forces. Two are possibly connected to a dossier alleging connections between President Trump's campaign staff and Kremlin officials that was produced by a former British spy and shared with the FBI.

    https://www.usatoday.com/story/100480734/

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    All of Trump’s campaign statements just vanished from his website.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.db0e1919d35b

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    Channeling Dana Carvey from his Church Lady character in his SNL days

    How conveeeeeenient...
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    White House surprised that the firing of James Comey has created a firestorm.

    You would think that the POTUS would think through that firing the Director of a major investigation of his own office would be shocking to many people. Comey was in Trump's good books when he disclosed the investigation of Clinton before the election. Now that the tables have turned, Trump is in crisis mode and panicking.

    Nothing of this magnitude since Richard Nixon has happened before.
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    And tomorrow, Trump has a meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister.

    Trump is expecting that Putin sent him over to give Trump a biscuit for being such a good lap dog of the Russian interests.

    Really poor optics. Fire the guy investigating possible Russian collusion on Tuesday and meet with the Russians on Wednesday.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    Fire the guy investigating possible Russian collusion on Tuesday and meet with the Russians on Wednesday.
    After no evidence of Russian collusion was confirmed on Monday. Nevermind firing Comey a week after Hillary Clinton blamed Comey for her losing the election as well.

    The optics are fine.

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    Confirmed by who? Investigations are still ongoing

    Can you provide a source?
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    This is fantastic - the best move the USA could ever have made in Syria:

    Trump administration approves plan to directly arm Syrian Kurds against ISIL: http://archive.is/OMi9z

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    Confirmed by who?
    Confirmed by Adam Schiff (D): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8ifT1lssHY

    Confirmed by Dianne Feinstein (D): https://youtu.be/qiLyhqfdpOg?t=87

    Confirmed by Joe Manchin (D): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9qDolBGkEo

    Confirmed by James Clapper (Obama's former Director of National Intelligence): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QupK5AEVx9k

    Confirmed by James Comey (Former Director of FBI): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSuNThsjV9g


    Do you need me to keep going?

    There is zero evidence of Russia-Trump Collusion. It's just a story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post

    Do you need me to keep going?

    There is zero evidence of Russia-Trump Collusion. It's just a story.
    All of those interviewed say there is no evidence at the time of their interviews (all over a month ago). However the investigation continues as grand jury subpoenas have been issued for Flynn's associates. So it is more than just a story and no conclusions yet been reached.
    Did my dog just fall into a pothole???

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    Agreed.

    The investigation is still ongoing and key players like Paul Manafort, Michael Flynn, Carter Page, Rex Tillerson and a host of other people who had direct links to Russia and received payments from foreign sources have not testified under oath.

    Let's not jump to hasty conclusions and let the investigation continue without interference from the White House.

    On Monday, March 20th, the House intelligence committee will hold its first open hearing on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 Presidential campaign. Because Republican leaders in the House and Senate have blocked any attempt at forming an independent committee modelled on the bipartisan 9/11 Commission to dig into the Russian cyber attack, the intelligence committee’s investigation may be the only chance Americans have at receiving a comprehensive report on the breadth of the Russian hacking.

    The top Democrat on the committee is Adam Schiff, a congressman from Los Angeles who was first elected in 2000. Before the election of Donald Trump, Schiff was known in Washington as a milquetoast moderate. But, appalled by Trump’s muted response to the Russian attack, Schiff has emerged as an unlikely face of Democratic resistance to the new President, using his position on the intelligence committee to pursue an investigation of the Russian influence campaign, its potential links to Trump and his associates, and how America should respond. He’s convinced that the Democrats won’t be the last American victims of the Russians. “One of the things that the intelligence community concluded was that there will be a next time,” he told me on Monday. “They will do this again.”
    https://www.google.ca/amp/www.newyor...gate-trump/amp
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    Quote Originally Posted by norwoodguy View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post

    Do you need me to keep going?

    There is zero evidence of Russia-Trump Collusion. It's just a story.
    All of those interviewed say there is no evidence at the time of their interviews (all over a month ago).
    That's right. They all admit to having no evidence.

    So if there is no evidence, you should ask yourself why anyone believes it.

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    "at the time" are the key words.

    As an example, the Watergate investigation took years, not a couple of months. The public hearings alone lasted 4 months. Following the money and the role of the media in exposing the scandal were key elements of the investigations. No wonder Trump does not want to show his Tax Returns and hates the media that exposes these types of scandals and publish embarrassing leaks.

    Whitewater committee's hearings were much more extensive than those held previously by the Democrats, running for 300 hours over 60 sessions across 13 months, and taking over 10,000 pages of testimony and 35,000 pages of depositions from almost 250 people. Wiki

    Your examples are about investigations done "at the time" and guys like Clapper was forced out on Jan 20th so his information is dated. Times have changed and the investigations are just beginning. Are you scared that they might find something? Why not clear the air and if Trump and his Administration is exonerated, then it would benefit everyone. If the investigation leads to criminal charges, I am sure that you would approve as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Medwards
    Protectionism and US First policies are going to end up hurting the states more than anyone else.


    Yeah, as a white mid 30's male with a nice European name, I'm not overly concerned with traveling to the US. But if I had some combination of darker skin, a Muslim-sounding name, and/or had any connections to the banned countries I'd be having second thoughts for sure. If it's for school or work, then that's one thing. But I would imagine a fair number of people are postponing or outright canceling discretionary leisure trips to the US given the political climate and stories of people being held up or turned away at the border for little or no reason other than their skin color or their name.
    Has this actually happened?

    I can see how people think it may happen because of media hysteria but I doubt its occurring in reality.

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    Trump defends Comey firing, says both parties will thank him
    Trump defended firing the FBI director is a series of tweets early Wednesday morning
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/james-c...tion-1.4107949

    U.S. President Donald Trump defended his firing of FBI Director James Comey, asserting in a flurry of tweets Wednesday that Republicans and Democrats "will be thanking me." Trump did not mention any effect the firing might have on the probe into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia.

    Instead, Trump tweeted that he'll name a replacement "who will do a far better job, bringing back the spirit and prestige of the FBI."


    Nevertheless, Tuesday's abrupt firing throws into question the future of the investigation into the Trump campaign's possible connections to Russia and immediately raised suspicions of an underhanded effort to stymie a probe that has shadowed the administration from the outset. Trump has ridiculed the investigations as "a hoax" and denied any campaign involvement with the Russians.


    Democrats likened Comey's ouster to former president Richard Nixon's "Saturday Night Massacre" and renewed calls for the appointment of a special prosecutor, and some Republicans also questioned the move.


    In a flurry of tweets, Trump said Comey had "lost the confidence of almost everyone in Washington," adding: "When things calm down, they will be thanking me!"

    <snip>
    In one of the strongest statements by Republicans, Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, said, "I am troubled by the timing and reasoning of Director Comey's termination."


    "His dismissal further confuses an already difficult investigation by the committee," Burr said.
    President Flip Flop

    He loves Comey when it was in his favor and then changes his opinion when the heat is on him.


    Trump Fires Comey for Doing What Trump Praised Comey For
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    Fox News



    Krauthammer’s Take: To Fire Comey Now Is ‘Almost Inexplicable’
    He does not believe that Trump did this because Comey should not have released information on Clinton before the election.
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    Quote Originally Posted by borntohula View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Medwards
    Protectionism and US First policies are going to end up hurting the states more than anyone else.


    Yeah, as a white mid 30's male with a nice European name, I'm not overly concerned with traveling to the US. But if I had some combination of darker skin, a Muslim-sounding name, and/or had any connections to the banned countries I'd be having second thoughts for sure. If it's for school or work, then that's one thing. But I would imagine a fair number of people are postponing or outright canceling discretionary leisure trips to the US given the political climate and stories of people being held up or turned away at the border for little or no reason other than their skin color or their name.


    Has this actually happened?

    I can see how people think it may happen because of media hysteria but I doubt its occurring in reality.
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...visa-1.4011202

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    and that was just one example. There are many more.

    Canadian Artist Gisele Lagace Denied Entry to United States
    http://www.cbr.com/canadian-artist-d...united-states/


    Canadian senior with home in Florida barred from U.S. over voter-registration form - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/canadia....3IFVm2KU.dpuf

    Canadian denied entry to U.S. after being questioned on mosque connections
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...rder-1.3976230

    Canadians denied entry to U.S. after questions about religion take case to feds
    Montreal women say they were asked about Moroccan origins, Muslim faith before being turned away
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...ntry-1.3975026
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    Fire the guy investigating possible Russian collusion on Tuesday and meet with the Russians on Wednesday.
    After no evidence of Russian collusion was confirmed on Monday. Nevermind firing Comey a week after Hillary Clinton blamed Comey for her losing the election as well.

    The optics are fine.
    Anyway, it had to be done. The Russians are hand delivering a new name today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    "at the time" are the key words.
    Those are all recent videos.

    The original accusations against Trump weren't even brought forth with any evidence - all indications are that it was a smear invented by Hillary and Obama during the campaign. The Democrats also needed a scapegoat for insiders leaking their emails to the internet so they accused the Russians for it (which we know is completely baseless, given that computer attacks can be made to look like they are coming from anywhere in the world).

    They've been investigating since last year and they STILL have no evidence. Quadrupling down on the accusations is just making them look more and more foolish.

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    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7727516.html
    Donald Trump 'has been screaming at the television about Russia links investigation', says White House adviser


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    So Trump fired Comey based on recommendations of both the Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press...ss-secretary-1



    For background, Rosentein was confirmed by the Senate (on April 25th) in a 94-6 vote (including "Yes" votes from Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders and Tim Kaine): http://archive.is/cWaHK

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    https://twitter.com/existentialfish/...09387921526784

    Jeff Sessions in November on Fox News: "FBI Director Comey did the right thing when he found new evidence. He had no choice"

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    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/05/0...nn-russia.html

    How the White House Explains Waiting 18 Days to Fire Michael Flynn


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    Comey’s dismissal may turn the anti-Trump wave into a tsunami

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-like-nixon-will-fail/2017/05/09/ab4a108e-3516-11e7-b4ee-434b6d506b37_story.html?utm_term=.49e878a2aa3d

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    Here's a video where Rand Paul comments on Comey's firing, but the most interesting part is where he says that now two different reporters have told him that they have multiple sources saying the Obama administration was either unmasking or querying presidential candidates (Rand Paul thinks he might have been spied on because he ran in the Republican primaries as well):

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umsZCbxyQhY


    Like I said before, I think the "Russia" excuse is just an attempt to cover up Obama's spying on political opponents.

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    Sally Yates: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    Preet Bharara: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    James Comey: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.

    For someone with nothing to hide, Cheeto Mussolini sure likes firing people trying to verify his claims.
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    Given Trump's life-long history of fabrications and outright lying, there's little he can say that can be trusted. This is more Deny, Double-Down, and Attack.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noodle View Post
    Sally Yates: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    Preet Bharara: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    James Comey: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.

    For someone with nothing to hide, Cheeto Mussolini sure likes firing people trying to verify his claims.

    Well it's better than those who have information on the Clintons.

    All of them mysteriously end up dead.


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    Good article here. Refreshing in fact. Gilmore seems to be one of those rare professionals in today's world of over editorializing every bit of news. Even the headline is relevant and pertinent to the issue covered.


    Less than 1/3 of Republicans’ questions during Monday’s Russia hearing were about Russia
    David Gilmour— May 9 at 6:29AM MDT
    https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/sena...ons-breakdown/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spudly View Post
    Given Trump's life-long history of fabrications and outright lying, there's little he can say that can be trusted. This is more Deny, Double-Down, and Attack.
    Here's a pragmatist. Whatever it takes to survive in the pursuit of wealth and power. That's why he admires Putin and Jong-un.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Medwards View Post
    https://twitter.com/existentialfish/...09387921526784

    Jeff Sessions in November on Fox News: "FBI Director Comey did the right thing when he found new evidence. He had no choice"
    You mean the same Jeff Sessions who had to recluse himself from anything to do with the Russian investigations? You mean the same guy who endorsed the firing of the FBI Director who was investigating the possible Russian involvement in the US Election?

    Conflict of interest by a man who is supposed to a recluse? Laughable that Trump has to use the dirtiest characters to do his dirty work.
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    Next up: Trump's "great general" H.R. McMaster, because Bannon and Trump don't like him now that he won't be their puppet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Top_Dawg View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by noodle View Post
    Sally Yates: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    Preet Bharara: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    James Comey: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.

    For someone with nothing to hide, Cheeto Mussolini sure likes firing people trying to verify his claims.

    Well it's better than those who have information on the Clintons.

    All of them mysteriously end up dead.

    No kidding. Bill Clinton fired his FBI Director, then suddenly Vince Foster was found dead the next day. Nothing fishy about that!


    It's clear that Comey had to go. Everything he said over the past year got so politicized that Republicans wanted him gone, Democrats wanted him gone, Hillary wanted him gone, Trump wanted him gone, etc. Everybody lost faith in him and the entire FBI looked bad for it. And the timing is great for Trump too, considering Hillary Clinton was just publicly stating how Comey screwed her out of the election win.

    Any current FBI investigations will continue on, and Comey's replacement will be appointed (which also requires a Senate vote to confirm).

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    Quote Originally Posted by noodle View Post
    Sally Yates: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    Preet Bharara: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.
    James Comey: Investigating Trump & Russia, fired by Trump.

    For someone with nothing to hide, Cheeto Mussolini sure likes firing people trying to verify his claims.

    Come on, he has fired a lot more people than that. Everyone knew that was Trump's "thing" before they elected him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post


    No kidding. Bill Clinton fired his FBI Director, then suddenly Vince Foster was found dead the next day. Nothing fishy about that!


    It's clear that Comey had to go. Everything he said over the past year got so politicized that Republicans wanted him gone, Democrats wanted him gone, Hillary wanted him gone, Trump wanted him gone, etc. Everybody lost faith in him and the entire FBI looked bad for it. And the timing is great for Trump too, considering Hillary Clinton was just publicly stating how Comey screwed her out of the election win.

    Any current FBI investigations will continue on, and Comey's replacement will be appointed (which also requires a Senate vote to confirm).
    Yeah, all these investigations are obviously part of some great coverup

    Five official or governmental investigations into Foster's death all concluded that he committed suicide.[23]
    1. The first was by the United States Park Police in 1993, in whose jurisdiction the original investigation fell.[24] Because of Foster's position in the White House, the Federal Bureau of Investigation assisted in the investigation, as did several other state and federal agencies.[24] The result of this investigation was released as a joint report from the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the Park Police on August 10, 1993, and it stated: "The condition of the scene, the medical examiner's findings and the information gathered clearly indicate that Mr. Foster committed suicide."[24]
    2. Investigations by a coroner and Independent Counsel Robert B. Fiske, in a 58-page report released on June 30, 1994, also concluded that Foster had committed suicide.[15] This report made use of FBI resources and incorporated the views of several experienced pathologists; it concluded: "The overwhelming weight of the evidence compels the conclusion ... that Vincent Foster committed suicide in Fort Marcy Park on July 20, 1993."[24]
    3 and 4. Two investigations by the U.S. Congress found that Foster committed suicide:[15]
    One was by Representative William F. Clinger Jr. from Pennsylvania, the ranking Republican on the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, who reached this conclusion in a finding published on August 12, 1994.[24]
    The other was by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, wherein both the majority Democratic and minority Republican reports reached the same conclusion in reports issued on January 3, 1995.[24]
    Theories of a cover-up persisted, however,[25] some of which were promulgated by the Arkansas Project.[26] The speculation and conspiracy theories featured on talk radio and elsewhere caused pain to the Foster family.[1]
    5. After a three-year investigation, Whitewater independent counsel Ken Starr[25] released a report on October 10, 1997, also concluding that the death was a suicide.[15][27] In response, Sheila Foster Anthony, Vince Foster's sister, said she agreed with Starr's findings but criticized his investigation for having taken so long, thus contributing to the existence of "ridiculous conspiracy theories proffered by those with a profit or political motive".[27]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vince_Foster#Death

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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...=.3767bb879bbd

    Handy one-stop-shop for keeping track of all of the ties between Trump, his people & Russia.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy.
    Why do you think firing Comey will make the FBI his enemy?
    Because the FBI prizes it's independence, as it should, and it is unprecedented to fire an FBI Director in this manner.

    Quote Originally Posted by borntohula
    Has this actually happened?

    I can see how people think it may happen because of media hysteria but I doubt its occurring in reality.


    Here's one example:
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/canadian-denied-entry-us-immigrant-visa-1.4011202

    Granted, that's an anecdote. Such things could well have been happening previously. It's always hard to discern between media spotlight and a true trend. But there were a fair number of other, similar stories where people who shouldn't have been getting turned back were, and coincidentally many of them tended to have dark skin and foreign sounding names. Even if, in this particular case, she's far more likely to be Hindu than Muslim.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Medwards View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by borntohula View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Medwards
    Protectionism and US First policies are going to end up hurting the states more than anyone else.


    Yeah, as a white mid 30's male with a nice European name, I'm not overly concerned with traveling to the US. But if I had some combination of darker skin, a Muslim-sounding name, and/or had any connections to the banned countries I'd be having second thoughts for sure. If it's for school or work, then that's one thing. But I would imagine a fair number of people are postponing or outright canceling discretionary leisure trips to the US given the political climate and stories of people being held up or turned away at the border for little or no reason other than their skin color or their name.


    Has this actually happened?

    I can see how people think it may happen because of media hysteria but I doubt its occurring in reality.
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...visa-1.4011202

    There is no evidence that she was denied based on her name or the color of her skin. Hundreds of people are denied everyday for various reasons, this has always happened.

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    Oh god. In order to try and hide his flip-flopping Emperor Orange has deleted all the press releases that he ever put out as a candidate.

    Evidently he's never heard of the Internet Archive or the Streisand Effect. What a maroon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    and that was just one example. There are many more.

    Canadian Artist Gisele Lagace Denied Entry to United States
    http://www.cbr.com/canadian-artist-d...united-states/


    Canadian senior with home in Florida barred from U.S. over voter-registration form - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/canadia....3IFVm2KU.dpuf

    Canadian denied entry to U.S. after being questioned on mosque connections
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...rder-1.3976230

    Canadians denied entry to U.S. after questions about religion take case to feds
    Montreal women say they were asked about Moroccan origins, Muslim faith before being turned away
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montre...ntry-1.3975026


    None of these are examples of people being denied because of race or name. Any of these scenarios could happen to people entering Canada as well.

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    Hahahahahaha.

    Only Russian media was allowed in to cover the meeting between Russian officials & the White House today. US press banned.

    Comedy gold.
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    It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy.
    Why do you think firing Comey will make the FBI his enemy?
    Because the FBI prizes it's independence, as it should, and it is unprecedented to fire an FBI Director in this manner.

    Quote Originally Posted by borntohula
    Has this actually happened?

    I can see how people think it may happen because of media hysteria but I doubt its occurring in reality.


    Here's one example:
    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/canadian-denied-entry-us-immigrant-visa-1.4011202

    Granted, that's an anecdote. Such things could well have been happening previously. It's always hard to discern between media spotlight and a true trend. But there were a fair number of other, similar stories where people who shouldn't have been getting turned back were, and coincidentally many of them tended to have dark skin and foreign sounding names. Even if, in this particular case, she's far more likely to be Hindu than Muslim.
    Totally agree.
    My point is that people are taking events that have always occurred then write an article and say "because Trump".

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    Someone that has first hand knowledge of cover-ups and corruption in the White House speaks up.

    On October 20, 1973, the former Nixon White House counsel John Dean pleaded guilty to conspiracy to cover up the Watergate affair, and agreed to become a witness for the prosecution—for Cox. On Tuesday, Dean reflected on the Comey firing and told my colleague Jane Mayer, “I’d have thought they’d have let the man walk out under his own power. But Trump, I guess, always has to play the strong guy.”


    “By doing this, though,” Dean continued, “they’ve raised so many questions. How can you conclude anything but that Trump knows he’s got problems? . . . Every move they make keeps signalling ‘coverup.’ ”

    http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-...re?mbid=amp_tw

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    Quote Originally Posted by noodle View Post
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/graph...=.3767bb879bbd

    Handy one-stop-shop for keeping track of all of the ties between Trump, his people & Russia.


    Blackwater founder held secret meeting to establish Trump-Putin back channel
    BY ADAM ENTOUS, GREG MILLER, KEVIN SIEFF AND KAREN DEYOUNG
    http://www.kansascity.com/news/polit...#storylink=cpy


    I think Putin can pretty much say Checkmate. One way or another he's inserted Russia into the centre of the game and the US can't make a move without Russia somehow being involved.
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    Now the Trump Administration states that Comey's firing had to do solely on the events surrounding Comey's inaction to prosecute Clinton in July.

    Ok, we all believe that
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    Ethics lawyer from the George W. Bush White House speaks out on Comey firing.

    Comey Firing 'Worse Than Watergate,' Says Former White House Ethics Lawyer

    "This time around the attorney general is [involved] in it himself, and he went along with this and he may have encouraged it, so we have a clear abuse of power."


    Painter says that the next step, as it was during Watergate, is for Congress to act – and, possibly, to impeach. "That's what Congress is there for," he says. "I think this has reached the point where the House Judiciary Committee ought to start the process of looking at this presidency and whether there has been a sufficient abuse to justify removing the president."


    "I think they need to have a hearing. That's what the House Judiciary Committee did with Nixon, and I think we've reached more than enough incriminating evidence [of] abuse of power that the House Judiciary Committee ought to start the process," he says.

    http://www.rollingstone.com/politics...expert-w481537

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy.
    Why do you think firing Comey will make the FBI his enemy?
    Because the FBI prizes it's independence, as it should, and it is unprecedented to fire an FBI Director in this manner.
    How is it unprecedented when Bill Clinton fired the director of the FBI 7 months into his presidency as well?

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    http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/10/politi...sia/index.html

    There are two reasons why President Donald Trump fired James Comey, according to a source close to the now-former FBI director:
    1. Comey never provided the President with any assurance of personal loyalty.
    2. The fact that the FBI's investigation into possible Trump team collusion with Russia in the 2016 election was not only not going anywhere -- the investigation was accelerating.
    Trump only wants people loyal to him over everything else in his administration. Not the constitution, not Americans, not their duties, not the truth, just Trump, always & forever.

    "America First" indeed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy.
    Why do you think firing Comey will make the FBI his enemy?
    Because the FBI prizes it's independence, as it should, and it is unprecedented to fire an FBI Director in this manner.
    How is it unprecedented when Bill Clinton fired the director of the FBI 7 months into his presidency as well?
    Because Trump is a Republican, you should know by now that everything Obama did was good and every thing Trump does is bad.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    It'll be interesting to see the fallout, and what comes of Trump making the FBI his enemy.
    Why do you think firing Comey will make the FBI his enemy?
    Because the FBI prizes it's independence, as it should, and it is unprecedented to fire an FBI Director in this manner.
    How is it unprecedented when Bill Clinton fired the director of the FBI 7 months into his presidency as well?
    Was the Clinton administration under FBI investigation at that time? Did Clinton's Attourney Gerneral recuse themselves from an ongoing investigation that they, themselves, could be implicated in?

    No?

    There's your answer.

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    "DoJ Complaint Filed Against FBI Head James Comey" - Democratic Coalition Against Trump (October 28, 2016): http://archive.is/CFP9X#selection-219.0-219.48

    "Time to Fire FBI Director James Comey" - The Hill (December 14, 2016): http://archive.is/GBDCq#selection-975.0-1349.20

    "James Comey Should be Fired" - Chicago Tribune (November 7, 2016): http://archive.is/yaFeG

    "Time for FBI director Comey to go" - CNN (October 31, 2016): http://archive.is/n8sui#selection-991.8-991.41

    "Comey Under Fire Again for Clinton Emails" - CNN Politics (December 21, 2016): http://archive.is/s36QN

    "After angering both candidates, here's what could happen to FBI Director James Comey post-election" - LA Times (November 8, 2016): http://archive.is/U5ulT

    "Comey Should Resign" - Wall Street Journal (January 13, 2017): http://archive.is/a04dg



    If you think that firing Comey something that only President Trump wanted, or that it somehow only benefits him, you are kidding yourself.

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    Even Jesus is enthralled by the plot twists and turns.


    "HOLY COW"

    He hasn't seen anything like this since "The Apprentice".
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    How is it unprecedented when Bill Clinton fired the director of the FBI 7 months into his presidency as well?
    Circumstances are just a wee bit different. Hence why it was still controversial, but wasn't a major political issue. That FBI director wasn't investigating the Clinton campaign for colluding with a foreign power, and the attorney general at the time hadn't had to recuse himself from said investigation because he lied under oath to Congress (whoops, herself, I think it was Janet Reno). William Sessions' firing also came after several huge FBI screw ups (the Waco incident being the big one), and Sessions was accused of numerous ethical lapses, like using public funds for personal benefit, chauffeuring his wife around in FBI vehicles for hair cuts (or something similar), etc. There were numerous legitimate reasons for Sessions to get turfed, and none of the conflicts of interest that surround the Trump Administration.

    Trying to equate the two is laughable.

    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers
    If you think that firing Comey something that only President Trump wanted, or that it somehow only benefits him, you are kidding yourself.


    Why was Comey fired, in your mind? Was he fired because he was too hard on Clinton and shouldn't have announced the re-opening of the investigation just prior to the election? That's the Trump Administration's claim. Which is odd, because it's 180 degrees the opposite of what Candidate Trump said. He though Comey should have been fired because he didn't throw Clinton in jail. You've said much the same, yourself. Yet now he's being fired because he was too hard on her?

    Again, it's laughable. This is political strategy amateur hour. Someone in the Trump Administration honestly thought that they could try to sell the Comey firing as being related to the Clinton email fiasco, and that people would buy it. If that was the case, Trump would have fired him immediately after the transition, and probably the damage done wouldn't have been all that bad because it would have been somewhat understandable to start fresh with the FBI given how much it had been in the news during the campaign. But instead he waits several months while a massive scandal mushrooms, the FBI starts investigating (along with every other law enforcement and intelligence agency), and THEN Trump decides to fire him because he was too mean to Clinton? It's hilarious that someone high up in the White House actually thought that firing Comey was a good idea. When the reality is that it just threw gasoline on the fire.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    "DoJ Complaint Filed Against FBI Head James Comey" - Democratic Coalition Against Trump (October 28, 2016): http://archive.is/CFP9X#selection-219.0-219.48

    "Time to Fire FBI Director James Comey" - The Hill (December 14, 2016): http://archive.is/GBDCq#selection-975.0-1349.20

    "James Comey Should be Fired" - Chicago Tribune (November 7, 2016): http://archive.is/yaFeG

    "Time for FBI director Comey to go" - CNN (October 31, 2016): http://archive.is/n8sui#selection-991.8-991.41

    "Comey Under Fire Again for Clinton Emails" - CNN Politics (December 21, 2016): http://archive.is/s36QN

    "After angering both candidates, here's what could happen to FBI Director James Comey post-election" - LA Times (November 8, 2016): http://archive.is/U5ulT

    "Comey Should Resign" - Wall Street Journal (January 13, 2017): http://archive.is/a04dg



    If you think that firing Comey something that only President Trump wanted, or that it somehow only benefits him, you are kidding yourself.
    According to Kellyanne Conway, all that's old news now and what matters is what Trump said yesterday. Except when she's trying to weasel around answering questions.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...well/#comments
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post

    Why was Comey fired, in your mind?
    I think it was largely because of his bungling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails last summer. He says she broke the law, but didn't intend to. Then just recently Comey said that Huma was forwarding Hillary's classified emails to her pedophile husband, Anthony Weiner.

    I think Trump had no intention of keeping him regardless. Since Hillary came out in the open last week and blasted Comey again for causing her to lose the election, the timing for this was good.

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    You honestly think the timing now is better than it was when he was inaugurated? LOL

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    Portrait of a President.
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    Source close to Comey says there were 2 reasons the FBI director was fired


    1. Comey never provided the President with any assurance of personal loyalty.
    2. The fact that the FBI's investigation into possible Trump team collusion with Russia in the 2016 election was accelerating.
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    Yeah, it's all about Comey's handling or mishandling of Clinton's e-mails.

    Donald Trump praises FBI director James Comey who reopened Hillary Clinton emails investigation
    'He's become more famous than me'


    Samuel Osborne @SamuelOsborne93 Monday 23 January 2017 09:50 GMT

    President Donald Trump has singled out the FBi director who reopened an investigation into Hillary Clinton days before the presidential election for a public thank you.


    Mr Trump said James Comey had "become more famous than me."


    He called Mr Comey over to where he was standing for a handshake and a hug.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7541216.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post

    Why was Comey fired, in your mind?
    I think it was largely because of his bungling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails last summer. He says she broke the law, but didn't intend to. Then just recently Comey said that Huma was forwarding Hillary's classified emails to her pedophile husband, Anthony Weiner.

    I think Trump had no intention of keeping him regardless. Since Hillary came out in the open last week and blasted Comey again for causing her to lose the election, the timing for this was good.
    Funny, just a month ago, Comey had the confidence of Trump.

    BARTIROMO: Well, people are still wondering, though, they're scratching their heads, right, so many Obama-era staffers are still here.

    For example, was it a mistake not to ask Jim Comey to step down from the FBI at the outset of your presidency?

    Is it too late now to ask him to step down?

    TRUMP: No, it's not too late, but, you know, I have confidence in him. We'll see what happens. You know, it's going to be interesting.

    But, you know, we have to just — look, I have so many people that want to come into this administration. They're so excited about this administration and what's happening — bankers, law enforcement — everybody wants to come into this administration. Don't forget, when Jim Comey came out, he saved Hillary Clinton. People don't realize that. He saved her life, because — I call it Comey won. And I joke about it a little bit. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.f303cc753c13
    Now the White House has a completely different spin on the alternative facts...

    White House says James Comey committed 'atrocities' as FBI Director
    Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president considered firing Mr Comey from 'day one'
    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7729141.html
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    You just can't trust anything Trump says.

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    Would these be "atrocities" be like those in "Holocaust Centres"? Another of Trump's tells is the hyperbolic language he uses when he's wrong and/or lying.
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    BREAKING NEWS

    Michael Flynn has been subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. Talk that he will plead the 5th in exchange for immunity.
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    Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov meets with Trump in the White House today...

    No pictures are available from the main stream media because they were barred but the Russian media were welcome to 'The Peoples' House'.
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    ^And diplomat Kislyak, the guy that Flynn and Kishner got friendly with. But the US press got to see Henry Kissinger, who was waiting with Trump when they were invited in.
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    That's too funny! Classic Trump-level baiting. He is just trolling the hell out of his opponents with the Russia stuff, and the media is all over it.

    He's probably working on something major behind the scenes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    BREAKING NEWS

    Michael Flynn has been subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. Talk that he will plead the 5th in exchange for immunity.

    Trump wants Flynn to do that. On March 31 he tweeted: "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!"

    Flynn will have to testify about his dealings with Russia back in 2015 under Obama, but I don't think the things that Flynn needs to say are the things that Trumps opponents are hoping he says.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    That's too funny! Classic Trump-level baiting. He is just trolling the hell out of his opponents with the Russia stuff, and the media is all over it.

    He's probably working on something major behind the scenes.
    What? Trump Tower Moscow? Funded by Russian oligarch interests?

    Trump is having closed meetings with the exact Russians that Comey was investigating. We are so glad that Putin endorses Trump's decision.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcel Petrin View Post
    You honestly think the timing now is better than it was when he was inaugurated? LOL
    Democrats wand never-Trumpers would question the timing of Comey's firing no matter what.

    Last week Hillary blamed Comey again for her election loss, and Comey admitted that Huma forwarded classified emails to her pedophile husband and said the FBI won't do anything about it because he saw "no intent" to break the law. So the timing really is fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    BREAKING NEWS

    Michael Flynn has been subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. Talk that he will plead the 5th in exchange for immunity.
    Trump wants Flynn to do that. On March 31 he tweeted: "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!"

    Flynn will have to testify about his dealings with Russia back in 2015 under Obama, but I don't think the things that Flynn needs to say are the things that Trumps opponents are hoping he says.
    Trump flip flops every day. Tomorrow, Trump could grant Flynn executive privilege from testifying. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Executive_privilege

    Flynn was required to get new CIA security clearance and the Trump administration ignored their duty to do so.
    Trump was personally warned by Obama to not rehire Flynn but Trump ignored the warnings.
    Sally Yates warned the Trump administration that Flynn was a national security risk and the administration ignored those warnings and instead fired Yates

    Ignorance is bliss...
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Edmonton PRT View Post
    BREAKING NEWS

    Michael Flynn has been subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. Talk that he will plead the 5th in exchange for immunity.

    Trump wants Flynn to do that. On March 31 he tweeted: "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!"

    Flynn will have to testify about his dealings with Russia back in 2015 under Obama, but I don't think the things that Flynn needs to say are the things that Trumps opponents are hoping he says.
    Yeah, I'd say give him immunity on the chance something major may be available. He served in the military so he put in a lot of service for his country so pursuing charges has some negative blowback potential. If there's a lot of dirt on him they don't seem to have it now so what would be the value in a conviction on the already public but rather minor issues?
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    Yeah, it's really about Clinton's e-mails. Really....

    Would they lie to you?

    19 Reasons Trump’s Firing of James Comey Is a World-Historic **** Show

    2. The White House’s official explanation for the firing insults the intelligence of the American people.


    Last October, Jeff Sessions applauded James Comey’s handling of the Clinton email investigation. The then-senator told Fox Business that the FBI director had an “absolute duty” to release his infamous October letter — and to make his controversial announcement explicating his rationale for not charging Clinton last July.


    On Tuesday, Sessions advised the president that those two actions were so flagrantly inappropriate they were grounds for firing Comey.

    http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer...****-show.html

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    Today, Michael Flynn's business associates served with Grand Jury subpoenas.
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    ^^Note: you have to manually change the **** in the URL for the link to work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kkozoriz View Post
    Yeah, it's really about Clinton's e-mails. Really....

    Would they lie to you?

    19 Reasons Trump’s Firing of James Comey Is a World-Historic **** Show

    2. The White House’s official explanation for the firing insults the intelligence of the American people.


    Last October, Jeff Sessions applauded James Comey’s handling of the Clinton email investigation. The then-senator told Fox Business that the FBI director had an “absolute duty” to release his infamous October letter — and to make his controversial announcement explicating his rationale for not charging Clinton last July.


    On Tuesday, Sessions advised the president that those two actions were so flagrantly inappropriate they were grounds for firing Comey.

    http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer...****-show.html
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    The President tweeted a 2 minute compilation video of Democrat politicians demanding Comey resign or be fired: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...60991451344896

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    The President tweeted a 2 minute compilation video of Democrat politicians demanding Comey resign or be fired: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...60991451344896
    Yeah, so what was the point of that? That the Democrats were right after all? What else are they right about?

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    Strange, it didn't censor it when I posted.

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    ...

    Trump chose a very weird day to meet with top Russian officials - Vox

    One day after President Donald Trump’s termination of FBI Director James Comey reinvigorated concerns about his ties to Russia, the president met with top officials from Russia.
    ...

    There’s further reason to believe that the Trump administration may have been acting in its own interest in firing Comey. A bombshell New York Times report, for example, found that Comey had asked the Justice Department for more resources to investigate Trump’s ties to Russia just days before he was fired. That’s not definitive proof, but it’s certainly suggestive.

    https://www.vox.com/policy-and-polit...icials-meeting


    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/05/1...icials-meeting
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    The President tweeted a 2 minute compilation video of Democrat politicians demanding Comey resign or be fired: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...60991451344896

    Good for him! Now they kvetch, hilarious!

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    Chaffetz requests DOJ IG expands probe to include Comey firing
    http://www.politico.com/story/2017/0...justice-238240
    Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Wednesday he's asked a Department of Justice inspector general looking into the FBI's behavior in the run-up to the 2016 election to expand its scope and include the firing of FBI Director James Comey.“I request that you expand the scope of your office's ongoing review of allegations regarding certain actions by the Department of Justice and the FBI in advance of the 2016 election to include the facts and circumstances surrounding the removal of Director Comey,” Chaffetz wrote in a letter to Inspector General MichaelHorowitz.


    Citing Trump’s letter informing Comey of his termination, Chaffetz said Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had based their recommendations on Comey’s “decision to publicize the results of the FBI's investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last year, among other things.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by hello lady View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    The President tweeted a 2 minute compilation video of Democrat politicians demanding Comey resign or be fired: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...60991451344896

    Good for him! Now they kvetch, hilarious!
    Not good for him. This makes the Democrats and Trump look like children in men's bodies - and Sessions too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KC View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by hello lady View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    The President tweeted a 2 minute compilation video of Democrat politicians demanding Comey resign or be fired: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...60991451344896

    Good for him! Now they kvetch, hilarious!
    Not good for him. This makes the Democrats and Trump look like children in men's bodies - and Sessions too.

    Yes, politicians are all children with huge egos!

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    It's interesting that the Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein - the person who recommended Comey's firing to Jeff Sessions - was nominated by Trump back on January 13, but the Democrats delayed his confirmation until just 2 weeks ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrOilers View Post
    That's too funny! Classic Trump-level baiting. He is just trolling the hell out of his opponents with the Russia stuff, and the media is all over it.

    He's probably working on something major behind the scenes.
    Haha. You think he's playing 5-dimensional chess when he's really playing go fish with a deck stacked with jokers (and still losing).

    Hilarious.
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