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 Henry Vilas » Tue May 09, 2017 8:05 am

Flynn admitted it himself when he belatedly registered as a foreign agent for Turkey.

But according to Trump, it was all Obama's fault.

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

Postby PaleoLiberal » Tue May 09, 2017 8:22 am

Trump's MO:

Blame the media
Blame the Democrats in Congress
Blame Obama
Blame the courts

Declare victory whenever they manage to screw over the little guy.

The Buck Passes Here

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

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon May 22, 2017 12:24 pm

Looks like Flynn is going to plead the Fifth, but he still has to turn over documents (or go to jail).

On Monday, the Associated Press reported that Flynn would not comply with a similar subpoena issued by the Senate, prompting an obvious question: Is he allowed to ignore that request?

The answer is yes, in the sense that you can also refuse to comply with an order from a police officer. That is, he can refuse — but there will likely be consequences.

Todd Bussert, a federal criminal defense attorney in Connecticut, spoke with The Post by phone Monday to explain what might happen in response to Flynn’s refusal to turn over the requested documents.

The Fifth Amendment “doesn’t have the same level of protection” when it comes to documents, Bussert said.

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

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue May 23, 2017 1:01 pm

"I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals. It raised questions in my mind about whether Russia was able to gain the cooperation of those individuals."

Former CIA Director John Brennan

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

Postby fflambeau » Thu May 25, 2017 7:43 pm

There are some new revelations in the Trump-Russian connections area and none of them are good for Trump.

It is widely being reported that Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, is a "person of interest" in the investigation of the special counsel. From CNN:

"Kushner has also drawn increased scrutiny in recent months, as reports have showed that he met with a representative of a Russian bank under US sanctions prior to Trump's inauguration and failed to disclose the meeting.
The Senate intelligence committee signaled in March that it was reviewing information about Kushner's Russian contacts and his role arranging meetings. At the time, Kushner offered to meet with the committee voluntarily. He has not yet been called to testify, however."

Former head of the CIA, Joe Brennan, has indicated he is worried about the Russian-Trump campaign connections.

This looks more and more like Watergate with the problems getting closer and closer to Nixon (oops, Trump).

Sources: http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/25/polit ... sia-probe/

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

Postby Roy » Thu May 25, 2017 10:48 pm

You leftys need to get off the cool-aid. There is nothing for a Trump-Russia connection at all. If there was it would be non-stop on all networks including FOX.

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

Postby Bwis53 » Thu May 25, 2017 11:36 pm

You rightys need to get off the Koolaid. Watergate started slowly as a little burglary...
Post an original thought to earn your money.

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

Postby Roy » Thu May 25, 2017 11:53 pm

Bwis53 wrote:You rightys need to get off the Koolaid. Watergate started slowly as a little burglary...
Post an original thought to earn your money.

I'm thankful for my gay,HIV neighbor,with a colostomy, who is absolutely genuine and tells me exactly what he thinks. Thanks God, he inspires real love. And he's spending his time wisely.

Watergate my ass.

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

Postby GordonFreeman » Fri May 26, 2017 2:11 am

If he would just show us his birth cer...I mean his taxes...

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

Postby Roy » Fri May 26, 2017 4:20 am

GordonFreeman wrote:If he would just show us his birth cer...I mean his taxes...

Yeah right. A president isn't required to show his taxes, yet you want to impeach him for it. :roll:

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

Postby Henry Vilas » Fri May 26, 2017 8:22 am

Why did Trump hire lawyers to defend him from possible charges over the Russian connection?

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

Postby Roy » Fri May 26, 2017 9:18 am

Henry Vilas wrote:Why did Trump hire lawyers to defend him from possible charges over the Russian connection?

Your the one with the tin-foil hat, you tell me.

Here are some democrats also without tin-foil hats.


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

Postby Roy » Sat May 27, 2017 11:11 am

Besides, a crime, or suspected crime in needed to appoint a special prosecutor. Even if what the dems are saying is true, there is no crime to investigate. No laws have been broken. You cannot prosecute for political deviancy.




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

Postby Henry Vilas » Sat May 27, 2017 11:56 am

Again I ask Roy, why did Trump lawyer up if there is no evidence of criminality?

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

Postby snoqueen » Sat May 27, 2017 3:14 pm

Impeachment does not require evidence of criminality as in a court case. It is whatever Congress decides it is.

In the 25th Amendment, Presidential disability or inability to perform the functions of office is similarly undefined.


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