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Trump blames Cohen testimony for collapse of summit with Kim Jong-un
“For the Democrats to interview in open hearings a convicted liar & fraudster, at the same time as the very important Nuclear Summit with North Korea, is perhaps a new low in American politics and may have contributed to the ‘walk’,”
originally posted by: crankyoldman
Just a interesting connection.
Yesterday DJT mentioned the "new green deal" and made fun of it, told them to keep harping on it.
When he signed the Space Force doc, he mentioned - pretty clearly, about releasing new tech. SB2's decode found another route to that conclusion. Hidden tech coming.
So what gives? If given a "choice" and we choose panicked based, fear based, new green deal we get oppression via the choice made and that timeline opens up. If we go with DJT "..." (relwhen you get right down to it, that's that I am here to doeasee the tech) we get the new tech instead of the 600,000 tax bill per household.
Choice matters in a freewill world. Choices on earth, to date, have been structured around fear and panic. Bird flu - give pharma billions. Russia - give contractors billions. Global temperature modulation - tax the hell out of all of us. DJT is a racist - kill him.
I mention this because the green scam deal is fear based - accept it or die in 10 years. DJT does not perpetuate the fear based choice system, even though we are conditioned to only see things that way.
originally posted by: UncleTomahawk
originally posted by: carewemust
a reply to: Sabrechucker
Message #2943 @ qmap.pub... goes right to the heart of Mueller's investigation. It's a WITCH HUNT that sets a horrible precedent for every American.
Any of us can have our entire life investigated, in search of a past crime, simply because "someone" in authority doesn't like us. That's chilling!
Yea except it is not a witch hunt unless potus is a she.
It would be a warlock or sorcerer hunt...
I know how words confuse the mad hatters though.
While Cohen tried to portray himself as the redemptive sinner, few who knew Cohen bought the act. Cohen is a serial liar and thug-for-hire whose lack of legal skill was only surpassed by his lack of legal ethics. His testimony seemed to flail madly in every direction. He called Trump “a racist”, “a conman,” and “a cheat”. He was eager to recount how Trump lied about bone spurs to get out of Vietnam. He then reminded everyone that Trump attacked a real war hero, John McCain, for getting captured. He worked in how Trump got him to lie to the First Lady about his affairs.
............But we did learn something disturbing at Wednesday's hearing — how shameless the new Democratic House majority will be in their efforts to undermine the Trump presidency. Democrats scheduled the Cohen hearing on the very same day the president was in Vietnam trying to broker a deal on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. We all had a stake in the president's success. They could have waited one day, but embarrassing Trump to them was more important than disarming a tyrant.
Talk about sleazy.
After the hours-long clown show of a hearing in which Michael Cohen appeared to have lied and admitted to a felony, Adam Schiff told the PBS audience that the hearing somehow made Cohen more credible. Cohen was actually prepped by the Democrats, including Schiff, before the hearing.
Michael Cohen admitted during testimony that he had spoken to Rep. Adam Schiff about what “topics” might be raised during the House Oversight Committee hearing. That is a bombshell. It came up during Jim Jordan’s questioning of Cohen. “I spoke to Mr. Schiff about topics that were going to be raised at the upcoming hearing,” Cohen responded when the Ohio Republican asked what the two men had discussed prior to the hearing.
“Whoa,” Jordan, Jordan, the ranking member of the committee, reacted. “Not just what time you’re going to show up, but what you’re going to talk about? Wow.”
Alan Dershowitz said the only campaign violation that could have happened is if former Trump attorney Michael Cohen did break a campaign finance law on his own volution and called the situation a "Catch-22" on MSNBC this afternoon.
MSNBC HOST: Can I ask about a couple things, Alan? .. You said last night, 'All Cohen has to do is say the president directed me to do it. That's the kind of embellishment people put on a story when they want to avoid dying in prison.' Are you suggesting Cohen lied under oath?
ALAN DERSHOWITZ: Well, we don't know. All we know is what Judge Ellis said. Judge Ellis said is when you put pressure on somebody like Cohen, there is an incentive to embellish the story and make it better because he's now facing 4 years. So if he comes up with strong evidence against the president that will be reduced to 2 years, 3 years, or 1 year. ...
originally posted by: UncleTomahawk
originally posted by: PokeyJoe
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That appears to be the plan. Tryin to keep up with Q is not easy business.
Actually i made a very valid point on how not much ever comes to fruition as far as the whole bring down the left scenario q is pushing and it seems that it is working in reverse.
I am starting to wonder if potus was just tired of all the people surrounding him so he became potus in order to have them all locked up.
Here's the issue: The president is entitled to pay hush money to anyone he wants during a campaign. There are no restrictions on what a candidate can contribute to his own campaign. So if, in fact, the president directed Cohen to do it as his lawyer and was going to compensate him for it, the president committed no crime. if Cohen did it on his own --
[pointless back-and-forth with host edited out]
The president doesn't break the law if, as a candidate, he contributes to his own campaign. So if he gave $1 million to two women as hush money, there would be in crime. If he directed his lawyer to do it, and he would compensate the lawyer, he's committed no crime.
The only crime is if a third-party, namely, Cohen, on his own, contributed to a campaign, that would be a campaign contribution. So it is a catch-22 for the prosecution. iI they claim that the president authorized him to do it or directed him to do it, it is not a crime for anybody. If Cohen did it on his own, then it is a crime for Cohen but not the president.
This is going to be a very difficult case for the prosecution to make, precisely because the laws on election are so convoluted.
In less than two minutes, Chairwoman Waters then lays out the obvious suspicions—notably, of money laundering—that have been sparked by Trump and his family and their business with Deutsche Bank. She reminds Hays that Trump’s numerous bankruptcies, among other things, made him undesirable to other reputable institutions who’d refused him loans. Furthermore, Rep. Waters revealed, the Bank has their own reports on Trump, and the Committee is going to get those reports.
Watching Waters in this video and her command of the issues is very comforting. Remember when the occupant in the White House called her “low IQ?” Low IQ my ass. Waters is extremely intelligent and Trump’s worst nightmare.
...Waters and her colleagues are opening up the floodgates....
originally posted by: Chadwickus
15 Feb 2019 - 6:04:25 AM
Remember the cover story for this?
Coincidence re: AF1 re: CA route NK?
Bigger than 25th amendment attempt to remove.
Depth of this is very serious.
It was a helicopter 100%
originally posted by: CanadianMason
"Watch the Waters!"
Washington, D.C. – In the midst of a national financial catastrophe, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) used her position as a senior member of Congress and member of the House Financial Services Committee to prevail upon Treasury officials to meet with OneUnited Bank. She never disclosed that her husband held stock in the bank. This outrageous conduct has led Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) to include the congresswoman as one of the Most Corrupt Members of Congress “By contacting then-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson to request a meeting, allegedly for a group of minority-owned banks, but then arranging for only one bank – OneUnited, in which she had a financial interest – to attend, Rep. Waters violated House conflict of interest rules,” said CREW Executive Director Melanie Sloan.
The Castro loving, America hating Maxine Waters is as corrupt as any politician can be and still not be charged. She has a 90% Democrat district—assured of being in the top two for the General Election, yet spends $56,000 for slate cards. Seriously, I buy slate cards for candidates and if I really stretch it, for her district, I could not find a way to spend more than $20,000—though her donors need to know it was NOT for the election she spent the money—it was to transfer money to her daughter—so it did not look like a campaign payment. Sleazy........Daughter runs lucrative ‘slate mailer’ operation through her campaign, which has netted her more than $750,000P
· Jun 13, 2018
Replying to @AirliftNW and 4 others
What kind of lights are on your helicopter? Constant or blinking?...cliff mass, uw
Just spoke with the pilot: They were transiting from Bremerton to Bellingham on a standard instrument flight plan, flying in the clouds with night vision goggles. The search light was retracted flush under the nose, but did not switch off and was facing straight down. #HEMS
originally posted by: UncleTomahawk
a reply to: AndyFromMichigan
Am i getting this right now?
The people accusing cohen of breaking some law for paying stormy are saying the payment is illegal because it should have been done through the campaign fund and not potus personal fund.
That is crazy no matter which side of the isle one is on. At first they were sure they had potus on the stormy thing cause he likely paid her from campaign and now it is that even though he lied to the american people he still paid her personally and they got cohen to plead guilty to that.
The central purpose of San Francisco Values is, then, to justify, obfuscate, glamorize, exalt, and deflect attention from House of Bourbon levels of wealth concentration and inequality. More important, it is to transform money into something not merely desirable for oneself—which it has always and everywhere been—and not even admirable when lawfully and honorably earned by others (America’s great contribution to mammon-worship), but as the foundation of a “just” social hierarchy based on a left-wing conception of virtue. So long as it could all be blessed, however gratuitously, in the name of the “least advantaged,” both parties to the original culture clash had reason to seek this easy-going Rawlsian resolution: the rich because wealth, to protect itself from envy, has always needed legitimacy—whether genuine or a veneer doesn’t matter, so long as people profess to believe—while the hippies inevitably tired or aged out of their romantic attachment to poverty.
Third, then, is the implicit deal between the oligarchs and the rank-and-file. The latter not only decline to use their considerable propaganda skills to vilify the former, but cheerfully glorify and whitewash them. The oligarchs in turn subsidize the lefties through non-profits and make-work jobs (categories emphatically not mutually exclusive) and, more important, take their cues from them on matters of politics not directly contrary to their economic interests. It’s a kind of socio-intellectual money laundering. Call it—with a tip of the cap to Booker T. Washington—the San Francisco Compromise. Since the 1970s at least, conservatives and Republicans have dreamed of co-opting the tech industry—as donors above all, but also as allies and friends whose borrowed imprimatur might rub off and supply a little cool-by-association. They’re everything we exalt! Entrepreneurial! Meritocratic! Achievers! Committed to excellence!