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"This is the worst deal ever," Trump fumed as Turnbull attempted to confirm that the United States would honor its pledge to take in 1,250 refugees from an Australian detention center
originally posted by: Deny Arrogance
How is this thread still going when the Australian PM himself called BS on this fake new story?
I debunked it on page 3.
originally posted by: buster2010
originally posted by: xuenchen
originally posted by: Byrd
Remember, he doesn't have any intelligence briefings.
Trump get daily intel briefings since taking office.
He didn't while he was President Elect.
Trump has admitted to not going to intelligence briefings because he's like a smart person.
U.S. military officials revealed Wednesday that President Trump’s first covert counterterrorism operation was carried out without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations, according to reports.
As a result, three officials said, the attacking SEAL team found itself dropping onto a reinforced Al Qaeda base in Yemen defended by landmines, snipers, and a larger than expected contingent of heavily armed Islamist extremists, according to Reuters.
“They kind of knew they were screwed from the beginning,” one former SEAL Team 6 official told The Times.
A tilt-rotor MV-22 transporting SEAL team experienced a “hard landing” near the target location, and had to be intentionally destroyed.
The Governor-General's role is both complex and demanding. The following summary outlines some of the key features. The office of Governor-General was established by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. The Governor-General is appointed by The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister.
originally posted by: Kryties
Australia has a HUGE Ace card to play though if Trump wants to get dirty with us.
We'll just threaten to take back Pine Gap. Watch them squirm and panic when that happens, Trump will do a complete about-face.
originally posted by: LABTECH767
a reply to: Profusion
I wonder if that left the Australian prime minister feeling down under.
Sorry I could not resist but from Trump's point of view, Australia does NOT want them so why should he have them, they are mostly economic immigrant's in search of a better life and not actual people in danger of death though they were willing to risk it believing the rewards if they got to Australia would make it worth there while.
You know a cake is made from it's ingredient's and a nation is made from it's people, when other people come into a nation with different belief's and different attitude's and different tradition's expect that cake to start tasting just like the one they have fled from.
originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
It sickens me even after 40 years that our democratically elected Govt was sacked by the Governor General
On election night, 13 December, the Coalition won the largest majority government in Australian history, winning 91 seats to Labor's 36. Labor suffered a 6.5 percent swing against it and its caucus was cut almost in half, suffering a 30-seat swing. Labor was left with five fewer seats than it had when Whitlam took the leadership. The Coalition also won a 37–25 majority in the Senate
originally posted by: LightAssassin
a reply to: seeker1963
I'm an Australian and I want to bring them to Australia. I think you misread my remark.