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#1 Bogie56

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Posted Today, 12:52 PM

Trump's lack of loyalty will have some people feeling sorry for Sessions now. Sessions doesn't deserve it, making AG only because of his extreme partisanship during the campaign.

 

Feeling sorry for Jeff Sessions is like feeling sorry for Ernst Rohm.

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Posted Today, 12:02 PM

Scaramucci . . .

 

He was born with a gift of slickness

And a sense that the none Trump world was bad.



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Posted Today, 11:25 AM

Kushner has again amended his filings for being a White House employee.  Apparently he  "inadvertantly left out over 70 assets."  He has amended disclosure documtents 39 times so far.

Also, his wife (Ivanka) received $5 million from her companies after she came to work at White House.  Despite promising to distance herself from her businesses.

Both continue to receive millions from their varied interests.

 

www.washingtonpost.com/politics/kushner-failed-to-disclose-dozens-of-financial-holdings-new-document-shows/2017/07/21/1a11a566-6e35-11e7-96ab-5f38140b38cc_story.html?utm_term=.85c73d7080b1&wpisrc=nl_p1most-partner-1&wpmm=1



#4 TomJH

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Posted Today, 10:03 AM

I suspect the only reason he recused himself was that he knew it would be his own neck if he didn't.  Sleazy Sessions has had no problem lying to the American people about Trump's real agenda all this time.

 

Trump's lack of loyalty will have some people feeling sorry for Sessions now. Sessions doesn't deserve it, making AG only because of his extreme partisanship during the campaign.


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Posted Today, 09:38 AM

The media is reporting that the new appointment (Scaramucci) is a victory for the "New York Elite," group in the White House, as opposed to the Bannen/Priebus wing. So, a victory for Wall Street, Big Real Estate, and, unusual bedfellows, a victory for  Julius and Ethel as well as Roy. Just what the deplorables wanted!

 

I'm reminded about what Scaramucci said about Trump.  To paraphrase ... He lies to make things sound better.  Or in other words he invents his own reality which is not hampered by facts or the truth to be popular or to sell something.  It's troubling that so many Americans bought into this and are still doing so.


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Posted Today, 07:24 AM

The media is reporting that the new appointment (Scaramucci) is a victory for the "New York Elite," group in the White House, as opposed to the Bannen/Priebus wing. So, a victory for Wall Street, Big Real Estate, and, unusual bedfellows, a victory for  Julius and Ethel as well as Roy. Just what the deplorables wanted!

 

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#7 Bogie56

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Posted Today, 06:38 AM

Trump stabs his most loyal and longest supporter in the back because
Jeff Sessions won't cover up his crimes against American Democracy.

 

I suspect the only reason he recused himself was that he knew it would be his own neck if he didn't.  Sleazy Sessions has had no problem lying to the American people about Trump's real agenda all this time.



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Posted Today, 05:41 AM



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Trump just wants his numbers to be great again, but Sessions is a MAGA true believer. My @NYDailyNews column

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Trump stabs his most loyal and longest supporter in the back because
Jeff Sessions won't cover up his crimes against American Democracy.

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Posted Yesterday, 01:07 PM

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Posted Yesterday, 04:35 AM


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Posted Yesterday, 03:49 AM

Who in the Trump administration is not in cahoots with Russia?  That list seems shorter.


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Posted Yesterday, 03:31 AM

Scaramucci May Have a Russia Problem of His Own-

 

"Since January, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has pressed the Trump administration to determine whether Scaramucci, at a January meeting, may have broken the law by discussing possible joint investments with the head of a Russian sovereign wealth fund that is under US sanctions. The White House and the Treasury Department have so far blown off Warren’s inquires.

 

Her questions include “if Mr. Scaramucci may have violated current U.S. sanctions law; if he made any implicit or explicit promises related to the relaxation of U.S. sanctions on Russia; if President Trump or other Trump Administration transition officials were aware of Mr. Scaramucci’s contacts” with the Russian fund.....

 

 

“An individual under investigation for such violations should not be nominated to serve in the U.S. government,” Warren wrote in a June 15 letter to President Trump, citing reports that Trump planned to pick Scaramucci for an ambassadorial post.....

 

Bloomberg News first reported the January 16, 2017 meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where Scaramucci—then advising Trump’s transition effort—met with Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which was among Russian financial firms covered by 2015 sanctions implemented after Russia’s annexation of Crimea......

 

http://www.motherjon...lem-of-his-own/

 

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Posted 21 July 2017 - 07:57 PM

Anthony Scaramucci, Trump’s New Communications Director, Said Citizens United Made Possible a “Sleeper Cell” of Hedge Fund Managers-

 

".......All of Scaramucci’s Super PAC contributions would have been illegal before the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.

 

Notably, in 2011 Scaramucci described the significance of Citizens United in ways strikingly similar to the views of the ruling’s critics – and strikingly different from the Court majority’s blasé perspective on whether its decision would make the U.S. political system more corrupt...

 

Scaramucci, the organizer of the dinner, told me the next day that the guests had witnessed the “activation” of a “sleeper cell” of hedge-fund managers against Obama. “That’s what you see happening in the hedge-fund community, because they now have the power, because of Citizens United, to aggregate capital into political-action committees and to influence the debate,”....

 

...here’s what the conservative Supreme Court majority proclaimed in the Citizens United decision:

"[W]e now conclude that independent expenditures, including those made by corporations, do not give rise to corruption or the appearance of corruption. That speakers may have influence over or access to elected officials does not mean that those officials are corrupt. The appearance of influence or access, furthermore, will not cause the electorate to lose faith in our democracy."

 

https://theintercept...-fund-managers/


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Posted 21 July 2017 - 06:03 PM

Sessions discussed matters related to Trump campaign with Russian ambassador in April and July of 2016.  Sessions and Kisyliak discussed Trump's positions on Russia related issues and prospects for US-Russia relations in a Trump administration.  Sessions was part of Trump campaign at the time.

Washington Post: 

www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/sessions-discussed-trump-campaign-related-matters-with-russian-ambassador-us-intelligence-intercepts-show/2017/07/21/3e704692-6e44-11e7-9c15-177740635e83_story.html?utm_term=.54346e694cb9&wpisrc=al_alert-COMBO-politics%252Bnation&wpmk=1



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Posted 21 July 2017 - 04:28 PM

Spicer quits amid White House feud-

 

The beleaguered press secretary resigns after Trump settles on Scaramucci for communications director, splitting aides.

 

"This was a murdering of Reince and Bannon. They said Anthony would get this job over their dead bodies," said one top White House official.......

 

...added that Scaramucci had the backing of Trump son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell....

 

,,,"The open question is Reince," the person said.

 

http://www.politico....ecretary-240802


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Posted 21 July 2017 - 03:42 PM

"Anthony Scaramucci deleted tweets in which he previously criticized Donald Trump hours after accepting his new job as White House communications director on Friday.

 

Scaramucci also previously expressed support for his boss's old rivals, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama—even donating money to their campaigns.........

 

“I'm just shocked he hadn't deleted them earlier,” Billinson told The Daily Beast. “That he could've been in the running for communications director and not even thought to check what he had publicly said about Trump in the past is wild to me.”...

 

“I hope she runs [in 2016], she is incredibly competent,” he tweeted in April 2012, adding she was "the real deal." “I like Hillary," he also tweeted.

 

Scaramucci also tweeted a quote from a David Cameron interview where he bashed Trump for “making a fundamental mistake of trying to blame all of Islam and all Muslims for what is the ideology and the actions of a minority.”......

 

http://www.thedailyb...s-bashing-trump

 

:lol:

 

Ben CollinsVerified account @oneunderscore__ 3h3 hours ago

 
 

New from me: Scaramucci deleted old tweets bashing Trump today, then blocked the journalist who found out. http://www.thedailybeast.com/new-trump-hire-anthony-scaramucci-deletes-old-tweets-bashing-trump 


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Posted 21 July 2017 - 03:15 PM

Trump’s New Communications Director Has Admitted Trump Lies On Purpose-

 

 

"Trump's new communication director has admitted in an interview that Trump lies. He lies to sound good, Scaramucci said.....

 

 

Now Trump has put the founder of SkyBridge Capital, which specializes in funds of hedge funds products, in charge of communications for his White House; a man who does not care when the President is lying, if things “sound good.”

 

I give you the perfect hire for a President who lies 4.6 times a day: Fox News Business pundit, hedge fund owner, lie-as-long-as-it-sounds-good-and-allows-the-big-boys-to-keep-making-money-off-of-the-Trump-rubes: Anthony Scaramucci.

 

It is a mistake for Trump to think that a better liar, a less careful person, is the help he needs for a clean slate....

 

http://www.politicus...sound-good.html


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Posted 21 July 2017 - 03:06 PM

Sean Spicer RESIGNS as Press Secretary.

 

Source--politico.com.

Trump has appointed Anthony Scaramucci as new White House Communications Director.  Sean Spicer has resigned.  Scaramucci is a financier and has conflicts with Spicer and Priebus in the past.

Will Priebus be the next to go?

Has Trump set a new record for number of resignations in this short period of time?  Meanwhile his and the Senate GOPers' incompetence leaves more vacancies than any other president in history.  Many in senior and key positions.

 

www.washingtonpost.com/politics/widening-russia-probe-prompts-shake-ups-in-trumps-legal-communications-staff/2017/07/21/dea3e18a-6e0a-11e7-8961-ec5f3e1e2a5c_story.html?utm_term=.df0a95a671b5&wpisrc=nl_p1most-partner-1&wpmm=1

 

Appears there also may be some questions re: Scaramucci's [SkyBridge Capital] apparent contacts with Russian Direct Investment Fund (maybe a Russian Sovereign Investment Fund?) that was sanctioned by US in 2015.

Something else for Mueller to investigate?


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Posted 21 July 2017 - 11:11 AM

Sean Spicer RESIGNS as Press Secretary.

 

Source--politico.com.



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Posted 20 July 2017 - 11:11 PM


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News: Marc Kasowitz out as @POTUS attorney - legal team now Cobb, Sekulow & Dowd. Sounds like a law firm but is not. Corrallo has resigned.


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Jon Heyman Retweeted Major Garrett


sources: new trump lawyer ty cobb will go at bob mueller with spikes high

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