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The Appointments - Trump's Swamp

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JeffySessions@#dontgivemenolipboy

 

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AGOTUS. Segregation today. Segregation

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"The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan administration....

 

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/racial-issues-sessions-senate-hearing/

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"The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan administration....

 

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/racial-issues-sessions-senate-hearing/

Absolutely will not matter.  He is a Republican senator in a Republican dominated senate and thanks to Harry Reid and the Dem senators it now takes only 51 votes to confirm nominees.  GOPers have 52.

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The federal anti-nepotism statute provides:

"A public official may not appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement, in or to a civilian position in the agency in which he is serving or over which he exercises jurisdiction or control any individual who is a relative of the public official."

"Public official" is defined in the law to include the president, and the statutory definition for "relative" includes son-in-law. Based on that alone, you might think it's a slam-dunk case to bar Kushner from working for his father-in-law at the White House.

 

http://www.npr.org/2016/11/18/502637785/jared-kushner-and-the-anti-nepotism-statute-that-might-keep-him-from-the-white-h?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=2046

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Trump's Apartheid- inspired govt

 

 

So far what we've heard of a Trump's proposed government appointments for advisory positions and Cabinet posts are primarily white men who have a reputation for and past behavior of racism, religious intolerance, homophobia, misogyny and exclusion.

 

If Racists like:

 

Jeff " We call white lawyers defending civil rights 'Race Traitors' " Sessions,

 

Rudy "Stop and Frisk" Giuliani and

 

Steve " Alt-Right Leader 'Richard Spencer' is my hero" Bannon

 

are the best that Trump can pick to surround himself with--

out of all Americans--

 

then Trump has placed himself on the road to creating an

 

American Apartheid Government.

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If Racists like:

 

Jeff " We call white lawyers defending civil rights 'Race Traitors' " Sessions,

 

Rudy "Stop and Frisk" Giuliani and

 

Steve " Alt-Right Leader 'Richard Spencer' is my hero" Bannon

 

are the best that Trump can pick to surround himself with--

out of all Americans--

 

then Trump has placed himself on the road to creating an

 

American Apartheid Government.

sound like a great buncha guys to me. :D

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Swamp-thing, Koch Bros. stooge and CIA appointee, Mike Pompeo wants to have Edward Snowden executed ...

They gladly use Wikileaks to win the election which was gotten by illegal means but they want to execute Snowden?  What maroons.

 

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Swamp-thing, Koch Bros. stooge and CIA appointee, Mike Pompeo wants to have Edward Snowden executed ...

They gladly use Wikileaks to win the election which was gotten by illegal means but they want to execute Snowden?  What maroons.

 

 

Well now that they are done using his methods time to remove him from this earth.   How is that so hard to understand.   ;)

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A couple of things that make Gov. Haley of S.C. look good to Trump (compared to other selections) are that she is female, her parents are Indian immigrants and she is a governor.

 

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The latest I've heard is that Trump is thinking about giving the nod to a number Kansas Koch Republicans--

 

--we would be very glad to get rid of--

 

 

Governor Sam Brownback-- the most unpopular governor in 50 states

 

or Congressman Tim Huelskamp-- who is so hated by Kansas farmers in his district that he was turned out of Congress

 

Both of these gentlemen are being considered for Secretary of Agriculture

 

 

Secretary of State Kris Kobach-- who wrote the infamous Arizona anti-immigration law-- being considered for Attorney General

 

*And bullseye for Congressman Mike Pompeo-- the new CIA director*

 

 

Kansas' gain will be the nation's loss when they get ahold of these guys.

Koch Industries is a corporation/person that just keeps on giving--

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A couple of things that make Gov. Haley of S.C. look good to Trump (compared to other selections) are that she is female, her parents are Indian immigrants and she is a governor.

Every Republican Administration has to have its "Toke Girl"--

 

Condoleezza Rice would be glad to give her some pointers.

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JeffySessions@#dontgivemenolipboy

 

I will live up to my lifelong principles as

I undertake this important position of

AGOTUS. Segregation today. Segregation

tomorro...Hold on a minute, I'll be right

back.

Jefferson Beauregard Sessions--" Look away, look away, look away.......

 

"Free at last, Free at last good-God Almighty, Free at last!"

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The real danger about Trump's appointments is that he will give them virtually free reign to do as they please.  They will probably have more independence (or take it) than any appointees in history.

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The real danger about Trump's appointments is that he will give them virtually free reign to do as they please.  They will probably have more independence (or take it) than any appointees in history.

 

Yep, because he'll be asleep at the wheel..........

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Not asleep. Just figuring out ways to use his presidential clout to make more money.

 

 

He has people on the payroll to do that.........

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"...rather than present a vigorous and united front against these nominees and demand that Trump replace them, Democrats and Republicans who in the past have been sensitive to concerns about civil liberties are instead offering to give them a chance — or actually supporting them.

 

There has been one notable exception: the outcry from Democrats about Trump’s selection of Breitbart News executive Steve Bannon as his chief strategist. Some 169 House Democrats signed a letter calling on Trump to fire Bannon, pointing to allegations of anti-Semitic remarks he made. They were also joined by 10 sitting senators and Maryland’s Democratic Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen.

Anti-Semitism, then, would appear to be a litmus test for congressional Democrats.

But not Islamophobia, or the advocacy of human rights abuses like torture.....

 

https://theintercept.com/2016/11/21/congress-shows-how-not-to-respond-to-donald-trumps-terrible-nominees/

 

 

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A tape of a Flynn speech in August has just surfaced in which he said that ALL 1.7 Billion Muslims have a (extremist) cancer within them that has to be cut out.

Yikes.

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A tape of a Flynn speech in August has just surfaced in which he said that ALL 1.7 Billion Muslims have a (extremist) cancer within them that has to be cut out.

Yikes.

Time to ditch my fez.

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Gov Nikki Haley of S.C. picked for UN ambassador.  This is a win-win-win.

S.C. gets rid of an ineffectual governor, Trump gets to show his diversity, she is in a position of little impact on most Americans.  She wins because it puts her in the national spotlight (sometimes) when her political future in S.C. is doubtful.

Only loser is President pro-Tem of S.C. Senate as he has to take over as Lt. Gov. which is a part time position with no power at all.

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Gov Nikki Haley of S.C. picked for UN ambassador.  This is a win-win-win.

S.C. gets rid of an ineffectual governor, Trump gets to show his diversity, she is in a position of little impact on most Americans.  She wins because it puts her in the national spotlight (sometimes) when her political future in S.C. is doubtful.

Only looser is President pro-Tem of S.C. Senate as he has to take over as Lt. Gov. which is a part time position with no power at all.

There is also more speculation that Trump IS interested in Romney as SOS, and the holdup is Romney trying to decide if he wants it.

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There is also more speculation that Trump IS interested in Romney as SOS, and the holdup is Romney trying to decide if he wants it.

Romney does not have a lot of foreign affairs experience, but who among Trump's candidates does?  Regardless he would be much more consistent and level than most Trumpites.

However, who would want to be in Trump's cabinet knowing that you will be second guessed by Bannon and that he and Trump may contradict something you said or did.

Biggest issue would be to work hard to negotiate something and then have Trump blow it to hell with a 3:00 AM Tweet.

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Gov Nikki Haley of S.C. picked for UN ambassador.  This is a win-win-win.

S.C. gets rid of an ineffectual governor, Trump gets to show his diversity, she is in a position of little impact on most Americans.  She wins because it puts her in the national spotlight (sometimes) when her political future in S.C. is doubtful.

Only looser is President pro-Tem of S.C. Senate as he has to take over as Lt. Gov. which is a part time position with no power at all.

 

 

LOL!

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