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Wtf is Pence doing actually? Is he just there for domestic support or what? I often see Mr. Tillerson fulfilling the VP role overseas more than that actual VP.
originally posted by: buckwhizzle
And it would appear that ABC news is “clarifying “ their story earlier today on Mr. Flynn :
The article is short,so I did not quote any of it.Plus ATS T&C rules scare me 😳
Correction: During a live Special Report, ABC News reported that a confidant of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn said Flynn was prepared to testify that then-candidate Donald Trump instructed him to contact Russian officials during the campaign.
That source later clarified that during the campaign, Trump assigned Flynn and a small circle of other senior advisers to find ways to repair relations with Russia and other hot spots. It was shortly after the election, that President-elect Trump directed Flynn to contact Russian officials on topics that included working jointly against ISIS.
Having caused chaos in financial markets briefly, set the liberal media on fire with 'I told you so's, and sparked a renewed round of #ImpeachTrump demands, ABC News issued a 'clarification' to their bombshell Flynn report that not only negates the entire story but provides President Trump with another round of ammunition to fire against the 'fake news' media.
So to clarify - just as President Trump had stated, there was no contact with Russians during his time as a candidate but in fact it was in transition as he attempted to mend broken bridges with another world super-power in his role as president-elect - this in no way a criminal act at all. In fact, reaching out to foreign governments during transitions is standard procedure.
The original tweet published by ABC News containing Ross' initial report had been retweeted more than 25,000 times and embedded in various news stories online before it was deleted.
But the clarification - issued at 7:53pmET - has just 2600 RTs...
originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: LesMisanthrope
Sort of like Ken Starr, you mean?
Thing is, in this case, there are Russian connections.
What I mean is they will charge people with crimes that have little if anything to do with aim of the investigation.
I’m not sure how having Russian connections is in any way criminal or dubious. These kind of guys have connections everywhere. It’s their job, in fact.
Somebody please, tell me why this is news aside from Flynn laying to the FBI and to VP Mike Pence. Mueller got Flynn, and? There was a reason why he was fired, and to date nothing has indicated that anyone beyond Mike Flynn has put their foot in their mouth here. Today's news merely corroborates what the present administration has already said they were doing and/or had done.
Ok folks, who let Duke out again? seriously, who's opening that dam play pen??? Kurthall, silly? all eyes on you...😶
originally posted by: dukeofjive696969
This is gold, this coming from the hillary is going to jail crowd, stop being triggered, even after all this winning you guy have been doing, i wonder why.
originally posted by: Arnie123
a reply to: theantediluvian
"I WAS PROMISED TREASONOUS COLLUSION WITH RUSSIA TO STEAL THE ELECTION, NOT DIPLOMATIC GROUNDWORK BY AN INCOMING ADMIN"
originally posted by: theantediluvian
The question that you don't care to ask is why all the lying? In your cognitive dissonance you want to simultaneously believe that Flynn was doing what he was instructed to do and it was no big deal and that Flynn also lied about it to the administration which is why they all gave false statements and he was ultimately fired.
But here's the thing, the reason for the lying matters but it's not necessary to know why they lied to know that they lied. No Russian collusion needs to be present let alone proven.
originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: burdman30ott6
Nothing in that article shows wrong doing by trump or flynn. If I'm wrong please point out to me the crime, other than the flynn lie.
So, if nothing illegal happened Why did flynn lie about it???
That's the big question.
Maybe something illegal did happen during one of those meetings and we just haven't found out yet. But we will.