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Pity there are no laws to stop a President promoting his own business, oh wait a minute!!
Doral was named Resort of the... Week?!?

Wow, (subjectively) one of the top 52 golf resorts (in the United States?) assessed in 2019. The accolades are raining down.
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Old 25.11.2019, 10:33
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https://thehill.com/policy/defense/4...ar-crimes-case

Everyone linked to Trump gets crapped on sooner or later.
That story isn't clear, so Spencer assured the WH that he would do what they wanted, ie Gallagher remains a SEAL, or Spencer clashed with trump over the application of military law, which is it?

So, with Fiona Hill supplying the latest but most strident expert* debunking of the Ukraine/Election meddling/Clinton server yadda yadda yadda conspiracy theory. Even with the clownshow thats happening in the US it's hard to believe that the Reps were unwittingly drawn in by Putins narrative, what gives? Why are they serving Putin?

"Yeah it might be Putin but at least he's not a Democrat!!" does not seem a credible position.

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Old 25.11.2019, 10:36
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday asked for the resignation of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer over his handling of a controversial war crimes case.

Esper told The Washington Post in a statement Sunday that he was “deeply troubled" by reports that Spencer had reached out to White House officials promising that an accused Navy SEAL would be allowed to retire as a SEAL despite his conviction for posing with the corpse of a slain enemy combatant.
https://thehill.com/policy/defense/4...ar-crimes-case

Everyone linked to Trump gets crapped on sooner or later.
So many different stories. In a tweet Trump says "large cost overruns from past administration’s contracting procedures were not addressed to my satisfaction."

Spencer in his resignation letter "I cannot in good conscience obey an order that I believe violates the sacred oath I took in the presence of my family, my flag, and my faith".

You can read Spencer's letter here.

Why Trump chose to interfere in this case and cause such problems is typical of the idiot
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Old 25.11.2019, 20:56
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Another day in Paradise!!
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Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said President Donald Trump ordered him to allow a controversial Navy SEAL accused of war crimes to keep his status in the elite service, despite resistance from Navy leaders.

Esper said that on Sunday Trump "gave me an order" that Eddie Gallagher would retain his Trident, the pin worn by Navy SEALS that symbolizes their membership in the elite military community.
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President Trump asked multiple federal agencies to address Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's "concerns" that Turkey’s state-owned bank would be under threat of U.S. sanctions, according to a response from the Treasury Department to a senior Democratic senator.

It is the first public U.S. admission of Trump directing Cabinet officials, in this case in Treasury and the Department of Justice, to involve themselves with Erdoğan’s concerns around Halkbank, a Turkish state-owned bank indicted last month by federal prosecutors for allegedly funneling billions of dollars to Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions.
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A federal judge on Monday ordered the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to hand over records to a news organization regarding the Trump administration's withholding of military aid to Ukraine.
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John Dean, the former White House counsel to President Nixon, on Monday mocked an assertion by President Trump's lawyer of having an "insurance" policy against Trump, calling it evidence of Trump's inner circle working as a "Mafia" crime family.

Dean tweeted Monday that Rudy Giuliani's reference to possible compromising information related to Trump amounted to blackmail of the president of the United States.

"So Rudy owns The Donald. Blackmailing the President of the United States on Fox News is fitting! Does America really want a POTUS owned by Rudy Giuliani. Wonder if Rudy has a guaranteed pardon if Lev or Igor turn on him in the SDNY? Trump’s presidency is like a Mafia soap opera!" Dean wrote.
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Old 26.11.2019, 00:50
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U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Monday ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a subpoena and testify to Congress, delivering a significant win to House Democrats amid their impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Jackson’s decision is likely to be appealed.
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Not so much of a win
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Trump. They say he was personally picked out by god. The new saviour in fact. So says Perry
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Trump. They say he was personally picked out by god. The new saviour in fact. So says Perry
Perry never said which god, depending on who you ask and how you phrase the question there are up to at least 12,000 gods.
Many religions claim to have the one and only god whereas some, like the Hindus, have multiple gods.
Christianity confuses the issue by claiming one god but then talk about the Holy Trinity; maybe they take it in turns?
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Perry never said which god, depending on who you ask and how you phrase the question there are up to at least 12,000 gods.
Many religions claim to have the one and only god whereas some, like the Hindus, have multiple gods.
Christianity confuses the issue by claiming one god but then talk about the Holy Trinity; maybe they take it in turns?
Yes hindus have alot of gods but all are seen as a manifestation of " that".
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Old 26.11.2019, 10:24
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U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on Monday ruled that former White House counsel Don McGahn must comply with a subpoena and testify to Congress, delivering a significant win to House Democrats amid their impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Jackson’s decision is likely to be appealed.
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Not so much of a win
From the judges ruling

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"Stated simply, the primary takeaway from the past 250 years of recorded American history is that Presidents are not kings," Jackson wrote.

"It is indisputable that current and former employees of the White House work for the People of the United States, and that they take an oath to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States,"
LOL!
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Old 26.11.2019, 17:04
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So much for ISIS are defeated and US troops have withdrawn from Syria!
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Joint U.S.-Kurdish forces have resumed significant military operations against ISIS in northern Syria, The New York Times reported Monday.

“Over the next days and weeks, the pace will pick back up against remnants of ISIS,” Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command, told reporters in Bahrain over the weekend.
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Old 26.11.2019, 23:29
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Interesting move
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The House Judiciary Committee has invited President Donald Trump or his counsel to participate in the panel's first impeachment hearing next week as the House moves another step closer to impeaching the President.

The committee announced that it would hold a hearing December 4 on the "constitutional grounds for presidential impeachment," with a panel of expert witnesses testifying.

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler sent a letter to Trump on Tuesday notifying him of the hearing and inviting the President or his counsel to participate, including asking questions of the witnesses.
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Old 27.11.2019, 21:56
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Trump tweet of the day.
Trump paying homage to Putin by copying his bare chest photos, but unlike Putin with a fake chest.

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Trump tweet of the day.
Trump paying homage to Putin by copying his bare chest photos, but unlike Putin with a fake chest.
There must be no such thing as bad publicity
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That's really wierd. Conan is supposed to attack terrorists ( and presidents with a big mouth ). So why did he not attack Trump. Was he sedated or was the smell of Trump simply too overwhelming for Conan!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M4UTOSgj5o
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Trump showing signs of throwing Giuliani under the bus!

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President Trump on Tuesday denied directing his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to go to Ukraine on his behalf amid scrutiny as part of the ongoing House impeachment inquiry.
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This is the same Trump who in his July 25 phone call with Ukraine President asked him three times to talk to Giuliani.

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Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Wednesday admonished President Trump for repeatedly involving himself in an internal review of a Navy SEAL whose case led to controversy and Spencer's ouster over the weekend.

Spencer penned an op-ed in The Washington Post. "This was a shocking and unprecedented intervention in a low-level review," Spencer wrote. "It was also a reminder that the president has very little understanding of what it means to be in the military, to fight ethically or to be governed by a uniform set of rules and practices."
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President Trump's business reported different information in tax and loan documents about the occupancy rate of Trump Tower in Manhattan.

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Another day in Trump land.
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Trump tweet of the day.
Trump paying homage to Putin by copying his bare chest photos, but unlike Putin with a fake chest.

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The scary thing is that it's not even that weird any more. Everyone is kind of desensitised to his whack-job behaviour.

He can't even lower the bar any further; it's fallen off its lowest setting and been chopped up for matchwood.
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He can't even lower the bar any further; it's fallen off its lowest setting and been chopped up for matchwood.
Of course he can! He's proven all his critics wrong and this was only a normal Wednesday!
I just imagine the discussion he had with the artist:
- so, Mike, I want you to take Rocky's body and put my head on it
- hahahahahah...oh, you're serious? Sure Sir!
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Sometimes there are memes that just take over and post themselves!
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Meanwhile this Trump "thing" gets evermore Kafkaesque!

A major Fox News Trump fan, Tucker Carlson, today mounted an unusual defense of Trump
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson called President Trump a “compulsive self-promoter” and a “full-blown BS artist” while seeking to defend him against negative media coverage during his show on Wednesday night.

“As the Wahington Post points out, the lying began at the inauguration. Perhaps you remember this claim, which, at the time, deeply offended official Washington,” Carlson said before going on to play a clip of Trump claiming that his inauguration drew the largest audience “ever.”

“We’re not going to lie to you,” Carlson said. “That was untrue. The crowd at the 2017 inauguration was not the largest ever measured on the National Mall. Sorry, it wasn’t.”
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Trump held a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, during which he announced that he has restarted peace talks with the Taliban, and that he’d like to reduce the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan to 8,600, down from a current total of less than 14,000.
Probably finish up the same as in Syria where the number of US troops has actually increased after a similar Trump announcement.

Another day in Trumpland.
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“Triggered,” a great book by my son, Don.
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“A Warning,” a behind-the-scenes book authored by an anonymous Trump administration official that takes a critical look at the president, has replaced Donald Trump Jr.’s “Triggered” as the No. 1 nonfiction book on The New York Times's bestseller list.
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Shouldn't the Trump Jr. book have been shelved under "fiction" anyway?
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