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Now there is an Internet site claiming that Ivanka Trump turned up at McCain's funeral uninvited, here.

I do not know if Ivanka was invited or not; I do know this is one very weird presidency!

Three more tweets from Donnie today against the Woodward book
It seems that they were invited by Senator Lindsey Graham.

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After praising her friend and new co-worker’s speech, Huntsman revealed that Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump were not as welcome at McCain’s funeral as Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who invited them, has made it seem.
https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-vi...nka-at-funeral
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It seems that they were invited by Senator Lindsey Graham.
Senator Lindsey Graham has denied inviting them as stated in the link I posted.
He also denied inviting them in a CNN State of the Union interview on Sunday, Source.

Of course the truth is a rare thing today so anybody involved could be lying!
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Don't know much about US laws or traditions. Does one need an invitation to a funeral? I believe it is not unusual in this country for people to do so.

Sorry if this is a little morbid, but I am generally curious.
Generally speaking you don't need an invitation unless the services are private. In a case like this though, where the two were at odds with each other, it would have been appropriate to ask permission or simply stay away.

But this is fake news anyway. The McCains actually wanted the Trumps at the funeral so they could stir up more conflict in the fake news media.

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In two weeks it will be old (fake) news, the book released in paperback and on Kindle. The 40 odd (in both senses) percent of the US electorate that love him, will continue to love him.
Pretty much. And as said either above or on one of the sites I read - the people that already like Trump won't read this book anyway because they think he's doing a great job and the book is biased. Those that hate Trump will probably make it a best-seller.
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Don't know much about US laws or traditions. Does one need an invitation to a funeral? I believe it is not unusual in this country for people to do so.

Sorry if this is a little morbid, but I am generally curious.
Yes, here - in CH - if you know about the funeral and you want to go you show up.
Often it's said "wow, there were a lot of people" and "I didn't know half of them".
If you are not invited you will only join the ceremony.
You can even receive an obituary notice in your mail without being invited to the private part after the ceremony.
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Trump interview with "The Daily Caller"

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he’s [Mueller] Comey’s [ex FBI Director ] best friend.
And I could give you 100 pictures of him and Comey hugging and kissing each other
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Trump really is a sandwich short of a picnic, maybe several sandwiches?
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Old 05.09.2018, 20:17
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White House committee claiming official Government reports are wrong!

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The White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) on Wednesday pushed back on federal data that shows wages have been stagnant or even falling, arguing that the government figures omit important information.
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Kafkaesque, we live in weird times!!
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Trump really is a sandwich short of a picnic, maybe several sandwiches?
Cut him some slack. He hasn't claimed responsibility for recovering Dorothy's slippers.

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yet.
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Old 05.09.2018, 23:49
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Cut him some slack. He hasn't claimed responsibility for recovering Dorothy's slippers.

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Hahahahah !
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

This is crazy town. An anonymous senior official in the White House just published an op-ed in the New York Times. Read it.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/o...esistance.html

The fact that they considered invoking the 25 amendment is perhaps most shocking.

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"Given the instability many witnessed, there were early whispers within the cabinet of invoking the 25th Amendment, which would start a complex process for removing the president. But no one wanted to precipitate a constitutional crisis. So we will do what we can to steer the administration in the right direction until — one way or another — it’s over.

The bigger concern is not what Mr. Trump has done to the presidency but rather what we as a nation have allowed him to do to us. We have sunk low with him and allowed our discourse to be stripped of civility."
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The root of the problem is the president’s amorality. Anyone who works with him knows he is not moored to any discernible first principles that guide his decision making.
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The bigger concern is not what Mr. Trump has done to the presidency but rather what we as a nation have allowed him to do to us. We have sunk low with him and allowed our discourse to be stripped of civility.
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There is a quiet resistance within the administration of people choosing to put country first. But the real difference will be made by everyday citizens rising above politics, reaching across the aisle and resolving to shed the labels in favor of a single one: Americans.
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This is crazy town. An anonymous senior official in the White House just published an op-ed in the New York Times. Read it.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/o...esistance.html

The fact that they considered invoking the 25 amendment is perhaps most shocking.
Well, whoever it was, it wasn't the person who writes Trump's tweets!
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Old 06.09.2018, 07:41
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This is crazy town. An anonymous senior official in the White House just published an op-ed in the New York Times. Read it.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/o...esistance.html

The fact that they considered invoking the 25 amendment is perhaps most shocking.
Wow, thats quite something
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... the president’s amorality.
I doubt I'll ever understand how you can support someone like this, people with no morals do not do moral things.

Shall we open a book? I reckon Mattis.
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Book plus article will be forgotten within the month. More likely within two weeks, just like Fire and Fury. Watch.
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This is crazy town. An anonymous senior official in the White House just published an op-ed in the New York Times. Read it.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/o...esistance.html

The fact that they considered invoking the 25 amendment is perhaps most shocking.
It's a bit like in "Yes, Minister".
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Book plus article will be forgotten within the month. More likely within two weeks, just like Fire and Fury. Watch.
Except for Trump himself who will carry the pain and throw out random tweets of hurts for years to come!

Which reminds me, whatever happened to Trump's threats to remove people's security clearances?
Probably one of his aides removed the relevant papers from his desk?

One question going around is "was the oped by a senior Trump official the first act of a coup"? Was the mention of the 25th Amendment meant to be sign posting the way forward?
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Was the mention of the 25th Amendment meant to be sign posting the way forward?
Which would leaves us with Pence as POTUS, in the worst for the next 10 years, which equals more of the same politics but with less of the crazy tweets and incoherent rambling.

Most of Trumps action and decisions are fully vetted and approved by the GOP. Just count the number of critical and negative comments from republicans on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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Which would leaves us with Pence as POTUS, in the worst for the next 10 years, which equals more of the same politics but with less of the crazy tweets and incoherent rambling.

Most of Trumps action and decisions are fully vetted and approved by the GOP. Just count the number of critical and negative comments from republicans on Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
I doubt that there would be enough senior people taking part to make a success of a coup.
As you say Pence would hardly be a soft landing

The biggest risk I see is if Trump gets panicky, calls his base to arms and then people start shooting each other
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I suspect he will present it as proof that there is a deep state which is working against him making America great again.
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Except for Trump himself who will carry the pain and throw out random tweets of hurts for years to come!
How many posts on this thread so far? Guess you're the only one feeling the butthurt.
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Which would leaves us with Pence as POTUS, in the worst for the next 10 years
If they get a move on with the 25th Amendment, Pence could be limited at worst to 6.25 years.

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