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Trump immigration adviser ordered to turn over briefing document

A federal magistrate has ordered one of President Donald Trump's key campaign advisers on immigration to turn over a document he used to brief the president-elect during the transition.

Magistrate Judge James O'Hara issued an order Wednesday requiring Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to give the court a copy of the memo he took into a meeting with Trump at the president’s Bedminster, N.J., golf club last November.

The meeting was private, but a portion of the front page of the document—titled "Department of Homeland Security: Kobach Strategic Plan for First 365 Days"—was captured by press photographers as Trump and Kobach posed for pictures.
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What sort of clown poses for photos with a confidential document in his hand?
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Old 05.04.2017, 19:23
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

At the moment Trump seems to be completely overwhelmed.

One can run a business with a relatively small team because you can control the Agenda and timetable but as US President you are exposed to external forces and events where you need to react and utilise the Govt. machinery available to you.

Look at the N. Korean and Syrian incidents today and the lack of any meaningful response.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump promises to rebuild country in speech to construction workers

"You're the backbone of America," Trump said to cheers. "With the talent in this room, we can build any city, any time, and better than anyone''

He also reiterated a promise to follow “two simple rules: hire American and buy American"

''From now on, it's America first"
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Old 05.04.2017, 19:35
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Thirty-five percent approve of Trump’s job performance in the latest Quinnipiac University survey, while 57 percent disapprove and 8 percent are uncertain.

Since the same poll was conducted about two weeks ago, Trump's approval has decreased by 2 points, while disapproval has increased by 1 point.

Quinnipiac’s March 7 survey put Trump's approval rating at 41 percent, meaning that his score has tumbled by 6 points in just under a month.

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Thirty-five percent approve of Trump’s job performance in the latest Quinnipiac University survey, while 57 percent disapprove and 8 percent are uncertain.

Since the same poll was conducted about two weeks ago, Trump's approval has decreased by 2 points, while disapproval has increased by 1 point.

Quinnipiac’s March 7 survey put Trump's approval rating at 41 percent, meaning that his score has tumbled by 6 points in just under a month.

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Call me sceptical but I'm not sure that a telephone survey of 1,100 odd people is the best gauge to see what the 300,000,000 people of America really think of Trump.

Besides, Trump supporters are too busy working and making America great again to talk to some pen-pusher on the phone!
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Old 05.04.2017, 23:15
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump is the President and has the power to declassify classified documents

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Swalwell dares Trump: Declassify the surveillance documents

A Democrat on the House panel investigating Donald Trump’s ties to Russia is issuing an ultimatum: If the president is going to accuse members of the Obama administration of breaking the law, he should prove it.

“If the president wants to say that Susan Rice committed a crime, he has the power to declassify. No one else does,” Rep. Eric Swalwell of California said Wednesday. “So, he could actually show us where the crime was. I don't expect he will, because I think this is just more obstructionism.”
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Old 05.04.2017, 23:21
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Call me sceptical but I'm not sure that a telephone survey of 1,100 odd people is the best gauge to see what the 300,000,000 people of America really think of Trump.

Besides, Trump supporters are too busy working and making America great again to talk to some pen-pusher on the phone!
You may not be sure but the people who run these surveys have a huge body of evidence supporting their approach.

Of course we find your absurd views which lack any supporting evidence to be very helpful
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Old 05.04.2017, 23:28
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Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg reporter) just tweeted:

Bannon's national security clearance was NOT stripped, I'm told. He still has the highest clearance.
Regardless, it's a demotion. It matters. Rumour is that Gen. McMaster was behind the decision. Apparently, he wants a more professional team.

Quote of the night goes to Robert Zimmerman on CNN's 'State Of America'... "The right hand doesn't know what the alt-right hand's doing."

Oh...And Trump's approval rating went down to 35%. However, he can still turn this around of he picks more candidates with the cross party respect and integrity of McMaster. Bannon needs to go. He's a monkey on Trump's back.
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Old 05.04.2017, 23:36
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Regardless, it's a demotion. It matters. Rumour is that Gen. McMaster was behind the decision. Apparently, he wants a more professional team.

Quote of the night goes to Robert Zimmerman on CNN's 'State Of America'... "The right hand doesn't know what the alt-right hand's doing."

Oh...And Trump's approval rating went down to 35%. However, he can still turn this around of he picks more candidates with the cross party respect and integrity of McMaster. Bannon needs to go. He's a monkey on Trump's back.
Umm, the general view is Trump is the glove puppet on Bannon's hand.

Hopefully as Trump appoints more serious people then we will see improvements
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Of course we find your absurd views which lack any supporting evidence to be very helpful
He's just trolling, as usual. Best to stop feeding him.
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He's just trolling, as usual. Best to stop feeding him.
Yeah! Anyone who still sees the positive in Trump and backs up his claims with reliable sources is trolling!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

If you honestly believe the average working class person going about their day is going to take the time to take a telephone survey to talk about politics, well your heads even further up your ass than I imagined.
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Trump promises to rebuild country in speech to construction workers

"You're the backbone of America," Trump said to cheers. "With the talent in this room, we can build any city, any time, and better than anyone''
Thi is what Trump knows, and it's what his father knew before him.

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One can run a business with a relatively small team because you can control the Agenda and timetable but as US President you are exposed to external forces and events where you need to react and utilise the Govt. machinery available to you.

Look at the N. Korean and Syrian incidents today and the lack of any meaningful response.
This is what Trump needs to know and he has a steep learning curve ahead of him. With a strong, dependable team, he has a fighting chance of doing it, but he must drop the facade, drop the ego, and learn to take guidance.
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Old 06.04.2017, 02:27
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Call me sceptical but I'm not sure that a telephone survey of 1,100 odd people is the best gauge to see what the 300,000,000 people of America really think of Trump.

Besides, Trump supporters are too busy working and making America great again to talk to some pen-pusher on the phone!
Nah that is not the word that comes to mind...
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If you honestly believe the average working class person going about their day is going to take the time to take a telephone survey to talk about politics, well your heads even further up your ass than I imagined.
Are you familiar with Kellyanne Conway's career?
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Yeah! Anyone who still sees the positive in Trump and backs up his claims with reliable sources is trolling!
Reliable sources.... like CNBC, which you quoted a few posts ago?

As in... FAKE NEWS CNBC!!!!!!!!!

So good to see you picking and choosing... or Trumping, as it's called now.
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Reliable sources.... like CNBC, which you quoted a few posts ago?

As in... FAKE NEWS CNBC!!!!!!!!!

So good to see you picking and choosing... or Trumping, as it's called now.
I never said they were fake news

The point I was making (trolling, apparently) is that it seems under Trump illegal inmigration and trade defecit is going down whilst jobs, manufacturing and US exports are going up - which was a large part of what Trump said he would do.

(Bov made a good point avout how much of this can actually be attributed to Trump, but nevertheless it is all happening, and it's happening on his watch)
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Dude, the horse is dead. It died a long time ago. Can you please stop flogging it now?

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Call me sceptical but I'm not sure that a telephone survey of 1,100 odd people is the best gauge to see what the 300,000,000 people of America really think of Trump.

Besides, Trump supporters are too busy working and making America great again to talk to some pen-pusher on the phone!
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I only believe in EF polls myself.
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(Bov made a good point about how much of this can actually be attributed to Trump, but nevertheless it is all happening, and it's happening on his watch)
Only the good stuff, though, eh? Not like the recent airstrike / gas attack on Syria which he's tried to pin on Obama?

"On his watch" when it suits him, more like.
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