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President Donald Trump and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, "briefly" discussed human rights during their closed-door conversation, the White House said.

But a spokesman for the controversial Philippine President told reporters that "human rights did not arise" during the meeting.
Duterte's spokesman Harry Roque told CNN that the topic "was not brought up," adding that Duterte brought up the "drug menace" in the Philippines and that Trump "appeared sympathetic and did not have any official position on the matter but was merely nodding his head."



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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Hehe, indeed. It was the same with Brexit, nobody believed it would happen (not even the Brexiteers). Wondering who might come after Trump. For sure not....Trump again, right?
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Wondering who might come after Trump. For sure not....Trump again, right?
Trump tweet, ca 2020 or 2024: Après moi, le déluge.
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A reporter defending Roy Moore appeared to compare the sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP Senate candidate to stealing a lawnmower.

When pressed on why he doesn't think the the allegations are serious, Moseley said they are 38 years old, adding: "This would be a misdemeanor at the time under the code of Alabama."
If, you know, Roy Moore had stolen a lawn mower when he was 21 that’s bad, but that’s not a reason, 50 years later, to all of a sudden, you know, throw him off the ballot

"If you go back and you don’t elect anyone who has ever done anything wrong we wouldn’t have had Barack Obama," he said. "I think he did cocaine.

Another woman on Monday came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Moore, accusing him of grabbing her when she was a minor in a restaurant parking lot while she struggled to get away from him.

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A reporter defending Roy Moore appeared to compare the sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP Senate candidate to stealing a lawnmower.

When pressed on why he doesn't think the the allegations are serious, Moseley said they are 38 years old, adding: "This would be a misdemeanor at the time under the code of Alabama."
If, you know, Roy Moore had stolen a lawn mower when he was 21 that’s bad, but that’s not a reason, 50 years later, to all of a sudden, you know, throw him off the ballot

"If you go back and you don’t elect anyone who has ever done anything wrong we wouldn’t have had Barack Obama," he said. "I think he did cocaine.

Another woman on Monday came forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Moore, accusing him of grabbing her when she was a minor in a restaurant parking lot while she struggled to get away from him.

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Different in Alabama?
I don't think the Republicns are sending us their best people.
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Old 14.11.2017, 11:42
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One of the most accurate polls last time around. But #FakeNews likes to say we’re in the 30’s. They are wrong. Some people think numbers could be in the 50's. Together, WE will MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
From the same poll "Voters are evenly divided over whether the economic boom is due to the new president or his predecessor, Barack Obama."

Must be true, the President says they are accurate
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

President Donald Trump touted the economic successes of his trip to Asia Tuesday, telling reporters that the five-nation tour had netted the U.S. “at least $300 billion” in trade deals but without giving full details.
Usually such announcements include photos of the President witnessing the signing ceremonies.

One deal that earned specific mention from Trump is Vietnam’s $12 billion order from Boeing.
It was unclear if Trump was referring to an $11.3 billion deal between Boeing and Vietnam’s VietJet airline signed in 2016 during a visit by former President Barack Obama or if Vietnam had placed an additional order with Boeing.

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Certainly the only Boeing press release about a deal with Vietnam is the Obama one here.

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Trump forecast he will make a major trade announcement on Wednesday (tomorrow) which will hopefully clarify the situation.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

President Trump offered to return a Filipino fugitive who had fled to the US.
During the meeting with with President Rodrigo Duterte, Trump offered to extradite a Filipino fugitive in the US, Harry Roque (a Duterte spokesman) said.

“Do you want him back?” Trump asked, according to Roque, who did not identify the escapee. “I will send him back because I know you follow the rule of law.”

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A GoFundMe campaign to support Virginia resident Juli Briskman — who flipped off the commander-in-chief’s motorcade while biking — had raised more than $73,000 as of Tuesday.

The campaign was started last week by a man named Rob Mello on behalf of Briskman after news broke that she had been fired from her job over the incident.
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A GoFundMe campaign to support Virginia resident Juli Briskman — who flipped off the commander-in-chief’s motorcade while biking — had raised more than $73,000 as of Tuesday.

The campaign was started last week by a man named Rob Mello on behalf of Briskman after news broke that she had been fired from her job over the incident.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

What the heck is this tweet all about???

The Sutherland Springs mass shooting was on 5 November, 10 days ago! Did Trump simply copy/paste his platitude-laden tweet on that day in response to the latest mass shooting (this time in California, yesterday morning), and forget to change the name of the city????

What a... Words fail me. Seriously, this is the President of the USA???
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What the heck is this tweet all about???

The Sutherland Springs mass shooting was on 5 November, 10 days ago! Did Trump simply copy/paste his platitude-laden tweet on that day in response to the latest mass shooting (this time in California, yesterday morning), and forget to change the name of the city????

What a... Words fail me. Seriously, this is the President of the USA???
Probably yet another reason why the Senate are looking at taking his finger off the nuclear button.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41977120

In the name of national security he should have all his social media accounts blocked. Every day since he became President he's tweeted something ridiculous that he shouldn't have.
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In the name of national security he should have all his social media accounts blocked. Every day since he became President he's tweeted something ridiculous that he shouldn't have.
that's fake news. he didn't on 17th May.
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What the heck is this tweet all about???

The Sutherland Springs mass shooting was on 5 November, 10 days ago! Did Trump simply copy/paste his platitude-laden tweet on that day in response to the latest mass shooting (this time in California, yesterday morning), and forget to change the name of the city????

What a... Words fail me. Seriously, this is the President of the USA???
Must be Trump, look at the grammar; "has" arrived, maybe "have arrived" would be better?

Surprising the tweet is still up?
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Surprising the tweet is still up?
7 hrs later, and he's active on twitter right now. Either they're all asleep on the job, or too embarrassed or lazy to retract.
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A GoFundMe campaign to support Virginia resident Juli Briskman — who flipped off the commander-in-chief’s motorcade while biking — had raised more than $73,000 as of Tuesday.

The campaign was started last week by a man named Rob Mello on behalf of Briskman after news broke that she had been fired from her job over the incident.
It's been incorporated into the US version of the Highway Code

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What the heck is this tweet all about???

The Sutherland Springs mass shooting was on 5 November, 10 days ago! Did Trump simply copy/paste his platitude-laden tweet on that day in response to the latest mass shooting (this time in California, yesterday morning), and forget to change the name of the city????

What a... Words fail me. Seriously, this is the President of the USA???
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Must be Trump, look at the grammar; "has" arrived, maybe "have arrived" would be better?

Surprising the tweet is still up?
The tweet has finally disappeared. He has the reflexes of a puma, that one, I tell ya!

But wait, there's more... This afternoon (our time) Trump also retweeted one of his own tweets (d'oh!) from a couple of weeks ago, when he visited Pearl Harbour. Maybe he thought Hawaii was in Asia, since he was in the middle of bragging about his "Indo-Asian" vacation.

And as for the attached tweet about watching CNN, who forced you, Mr President? Did they hold a gun to your head? (Did they force you to post those bizarre tweets, too?) Where was your 24-hour personal security detail? Have you managed to alienate them as well as all the other American security organisations?

However, it is refreshing to see a little honesty from Donnie, signing his tweet "Loser!".
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The Sutherland Springs mass shooting was on 5 November, 10 days ago! Did Trump simply copy/paste his platitude-laden tweet on that day in response to the latest mass shooting (this time in California, yesterday morning), and forget to change the name of the city????
Wouldn't make sense either, unless one thinks law enforcement usually takes days to arrive.
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President Donald Trump touted the economic successes of his trip to Asia Tuesday, telling reporters that the five-nation tour had netted the U.S. “at least $300 billion” in trade deals but without giving full details.
Usually such announcements include photos of the President witnessing the signing ceremonies.

One deal that earned specific mention from Trump is Vietnam’s $12 billion order from Boeing.
It was unclear if Trump was referring to an $11.3 billion deal between Boeing and Vietnam’s VietJet airline signed in 2016 during a visit by former President Barack Obama or if Vietnam had placed an additional order with Boeing.

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Certainly the only Boeing press release about a deal with Vietnam is the Obama one here.

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Trump forecast he will make a major trade announcement on Wednesday (tomorrow) which will hopefully clarify the situation.
Trump did not make any major new announcements about trade or anything else during his address.

Seems he had a pleasant trip in Asia but without any achievements or advancing his agenda.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Report: Border Agents Set to Release Illegals Crossing Border in Texas.

Border Patrol agents have reportedly been told not to turn the illegal immigrants over for deportation because there isn't any bed space available to house them while they await hearings.

"We're going to have to release them out our front door," said Brandon Judd, an agent and president of the National Border Patrol Council!

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Law of unintended consequences strikes!
Not surprising; if you beef up efforts to catch illegals without strengthening the whole end to end deportation process then you will soon hit a bottleneck
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