Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby HawkHead » Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:59 pm

Roy wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:So any knowledge that Trump might have had about Flynn's actions should be just swept under the rug?

Where did I say that. I said it "should" be investigated. So until you can read, bite me.

Just like an anti-American/Pro-Russian Conservative Righty, got nothing so you attack the poster. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby Shorty » Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:02 pm

AAPRC party? or AARP party (anti-American Russian-Pro)?

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby fflambeau » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:36 pm

Here's an article showing that Trump knew for weeks about his national security head's problems, and did nothing.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... hael-flynn

At the very least, this shows that Trump has poor judgment in selecting people to the top positions.

We need an independent prosecutor to look into what crimes Mike Flynn may have committed.

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby david cohen » Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:09 pm

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby Cadfael » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:01 pm

Ha.

Sally Yates, recently fired for being a lawyer instead of a Trump flunky, was the first person to notify the White House that Flynn had crossed a line, lied about it, and was a ripe target for blackmail.

The acting attorney general informed the Trump White House late last month that she believed Michael Flynn had misled senior administration officials about the nature of his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States, and warned that the national security adviser was potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail, current and former U.S. officials said.

The message, delivered by Sally Q. Yates and a senior career national security official to the White House counsel, was prompted by concerns that Flynn, when asked about his calls and texts with the ­Russian diplomat, had told Vice ­President-elect Mike Pence and others that he had not discussed the Obama administration sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 election, the officials said. It is unclear what the White House counsel, Donald McGahn, did with the ­information.

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby Beaver » Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:41 pm

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/14/us/p ... fined&_r=0

"Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, according to four current and former American officials. American law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted the communications around the same time they were discovering evidence that Russia was trying to disrupt the presidential election by hacking into the Democratic National Committee, three of the officials said. The intelligence agencies then sought to learn whether the Trump campaign was colluding with the Russians on the hacking or other efforts to influence the election...

The F.B.I. investigation is proceeding at the same time that separate investigations into Russian interference in the election are gaining momentum on Capitol Hill. Those investigations, by the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, are examining not only the Russian hacking but also any contacts that Mr. Trump’s team had with Russian officials during the campaign."

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby Beaver » Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:28 am

Another associate of President Trump's violated the Logan Act, which forbids non-government officials from negotiating with foreign governments.

Trump lawyer pushed pro-Russia deal for Ukraine
http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/23/politics/ ... index.html

"The setting was a Manhattan restaurant, and after 25 minutes what allegedly emerged was a pro-Russian peace plan for Ukraine that its author believes may have ended up in the White House. In a CNN interview, Ukrainian lawmaker Andrii Artemenko said he discussed his left-field proposal for Ukraine in January with US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who offered to deliver the plan to the Trump administration."

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby Beaver » Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:05 am

Place your bets now:
Car accident
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Accidental drowning
Plane crash
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Mike Flynn Offers to Testify in Exchange for Immunity
https://www.wsj.com/articles/mike-flynn ... 1490912959

"Mike Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional officials investigating the Trump campaign’s potential ties to Russia that he is willing to be interviewed in exchange for a grant of immunity from prosecution, according to officials with knowledge of the matter.

As an adviser to Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign, and later one of Mr. Trump’s top aides in the White House, Mr. Flynn was privy to some of the most sensitive foreign-policy deliberations of the new administration and was directly involved in discussions about the possible lifting of sanctions on Russia imposed by the Obama administration. He has made the offer to the FBI and the House and Senate intelligence committees through his lawyer but has so far found no takers, the officials said."

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Re: Flynn K'OED by Russia Connection; Trump Administration in Disarray

Postby Beaver » Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:02 am

Flynn May Have Broken Law by Not Disclosing Russia Dealings
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/25/us/p ... .html?_r=0

"Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, may have violated federal law by not fully disclosing his business dealings with Russia when seeking a security clearance to work in the White House, top House oversight lawmakers from both parties asserted on Tuesday...Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the committee’s senior Democrat, said Mr. Flynn did not disclose in those documents payments totaling more than $45,000 that he received from the Russian government for giving a speech in Moscow in 2015, among others. The development is the latest trouble for Mr. Flynn, who also did not disclose payments from Russian-linked entities on a financial disclosure form that the Trump administration released in late March.


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