White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham Reportedly Involved in Scuffle With North Korean Security at DMZ – Newsweek

I am all for peace. But capitulating 2 strongman dictator that killed his own people and gets a much-needed photo op with the president of the United States that I do not condone. Illustrative of the fact that this illegitimate ruler of North Korea is not good people is the way his military true YouTube our press. There is no freedom of the press in North Korea and they wanted nothing of what America stands for within the demilitarized zone.

I wish the current occupant of the White House witch spend as much time with Iranian officials. We had a perfectly good denuclearization plan with Iran but Trump tore it up because it was something that President Obama did. It seems that anything that President Obama did Trump is jealous of whether it be a ranian denuclearization, the affordable Care act or more importantly the Paris climate Accord.

Let’s hope this new press secretary at the White House will continue in defending freedom of the press when she gets back to the White House the same way she did in North Korea.

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Donald Trump Bows to Xi Jinping’s Huawei Demands at G20 in Osaka, Japan – The Daily Beast

Tired of all this winning yet?

the reason that this company was put on the do not buy from list and on the US side is because it is a spying organization for the Chinese government. There seemingly benign cell phones have built-in back doors so that the Chinese government can listen in on your conversations. The Chinese government others who are looking to influence the United States and its population have several of these kind of schemes working as we speak. It’s well-known that the Chinese government is using grndr, the gay dating app, to find out information about people in the US that they hope to hold over them.

So once again Trump caves. He’s not a negotiator he’s a caver. He puts these tariffs down I’m countries not understanding that terrorists are paid by the American consumers. When he’s in face-to-face negotiations with ar foes he caves. Look what he did with put in yesterday, when asked if he would ask Putin not to meddle in our elections in 2020 he laughed it off. He’s not a leader, and he should not be within a thousand miles of the oval Office but unfortunately he resides in it.

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Kamala Harris Is Surging and Birtherism Is Back – The Daily Beast

When Donald Trump jr. Was told that Russia wanted to give him a dirt on Hillary Clinton he said that he loved it especially this summer referring to the summer of 2016. You would think this idiot would have learned his lesson. But he has not. The first breath of birtherism around Kamala Harris and he jumps to attention. Retweeting the false allegations that the native of Oakland California is not an American.

If you thought that Trump’s birtherism was just political theater think again, it’s racism that has been demonstrated in generations of the trumps. I can only hope and pray that Barron Trump will not inherit the racist gene but I’m not too sure.

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The Weirdest Three Minutes of the Second Democratic Debate – Slate

The second night of the democratic debates was interesting. Once again Chuck Todd proved that he is not moderator material. But to be honest a lot of the candidates didn’t know how to answer questions very well. But the final minutes were the strangest to be honest. When asked what their first action would be as the new president of the United States each was given the task of answering in a few words. None of them did. Some were very good like Eric Swalwell, some bizarre like Marianne Williamson and then some that absolutely made no sense like Joe Biden. The question was what he would do as his first action as president and he said that he would defeat Donald Trump. aren’t you already president and haven’t you already defeated Donald Trump on January 21st 2021?

Winners and losers. It’s simple Bernie Sanders was a loser and Joe Biden was massacred by Kamala Harris. The rest threaded water and I’m sure as the field narrows we will look back on tonight kind of like when the Republicans couldn’t get on stage in the right order in one of their debates.

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Who won the first democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign?

First I’m going to say who I thought lost. Beto O’Rourke not only look terrible but he seemed off his game. Why did he start off in Spanish? That could have been left to a later question or even his closing statement but it seemed out of place and pushy. Bill de Blasio is a great mare but as far as campaigning for president he was way too pushy and arrogant. Tulsi Gabbard is one of those one issue candidates who kept going on and on about her service which I respect wholeheartedly but it stopped what is the only thing that makes our president. I thought that her answer regarding the lgbtq community was lacking and saying that she was raised in a conservative household doesn’t cut it for me. Tim Ryan what’s also one of those one-issue candidates who kept talking about the fact that he could win in the rust belt.

I loved Jay Inslee’s answer about Trump. It didn’t feel rehearsed and it was accurate. Hunan Castro was very very good and poist and I think he made quite a good impression. Cory Booker was very good and he answered the questions directly. At the end of the day Elizabeth Warren was the one I thought that the best job. She was somewhat quieter in the second half of the debate but came in with a great opening and answer the questions.

When a moderator in a debate asks you a question it seems elusive that you don’t answer it directly. Why did Beto O’Rourke not answer the question about the income tax rate at 70% for the top 1%? Is he expecting to get money from these people? I thought he said he wasn’t going to accept money from these kind of people. As far as the rest of the field they were forgettable as right now I can’t even think about their names or remember their performances.

Chuck Todd was terrible and I’m hoping that the hierarchy NBC News sees that perhaps Rachel maddow should take over as the moderator of meet the Press.

Tomorrow night’s debate it’s going to be pivotal. This is the one that Joe Biden could fall flat on his face on and I’m looking forward to seeing what senator Kamala Harris can do on a stage the way she handles herself in front of those testifying in front of the Senate.

And as far as the present occupant of the White House, I think he’s the one who orchestrated all those glitches from his perch in Air Force One going over to do his report to his overlord Putin.

At the end of the day the American people are the winners tonight and the NRA is a big loser.

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Justice Department lawyer defends herself after viral video on child migrant treatment – NBC News Exclusive

When you have a job to do you either do it or you go home. Saying that she wasn’t well prepared to make the arguments in front of a three-judge panel makes absolutely no sense. To say that it was selective editing is not true. To post this to her friends on Facebook is appalling. I don’t care how long she’s been with the justice department she needs to apologize not only to asylum-seeking migrants and their children who are being terribly treated but to the United States of America and the community of the world. This is a disgrace. Any other countrybthat had done this would have been condemned buy another administration. Instead it’s the United States that should bow its head in shame.

This administration claims its Christian values. Truly this is what they consider Christian values?of course this is the same president that said that he did not rape this woman because she wasn’t his type. Does that mean if a woman is his type he be okay with raping her?

If this is making America great again I want nothing of it.

This is straight up child abuse, no ifs ands or buts. And you can lay this at the feet of trump who last week said he was going to do exactly this to the children coming across the border seeking rightful asylum in our country from scary situations in their home countries.

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Sarah Fabian, a career Justice Department lawyer, represented the Trump administration before the Ninth Circuit last week.

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Kellyanne Conway Just ‘Disregarded’ The Law, Trump-Appointed Watchdog to Testify – The Daily Beast

I wonder how long this Trump appointee has left in his job. I wonder what sort of absolute immunity Trump is going to say this man has. He doesn’t have any, let’s cut to the chase.

The epitome of an oxymoron is Trump ethics. This is the most unethical White House we’ve ever had and I’m including Richard Nixon in this mix. sure Nixon did some terrible things and I was very happy to see him resign but compared to what this administration is doing Nixon was an angel.

We have members of the justice department testifying in front of three federal judges telling them that young children don’t need soap, toothbrushes or any kind of toiletries while they’re in the care of the US government. Nicole Wallace on her show today said that if a president of the United States we’re going to a country that did this to asylum seekers the president would cancel the visit. Trump is leaving for the G20 and I hope he is ostracized. Of course Putin is going to come and get his briefing but I hope that the leaders of the Allies at the G20 will tweet Trump to why he should be treated, like a war criminal.

As far as Kellyanne Conway is concerned you have to wonder what is in her head. Lust for power? wanted to be next to the so-called leader of the Free world? I don’t understand and this comedy routine between her and her husband his even more baffling. May she go away and never be seen again on the public arena.

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Lawmakers to decide on Mueller testimony this week, Schiff says – POLITICO

Robert Mueller has been the disappointment of the decade. The problem is that his investigation was ruled and run by the Republican Department of Justice. The Department of Justice used to have quasi independence from the political parties but that has slowly been chipped away. Even if Independence was the goal Republicans wanted you to think that it wasn’t. Case in point when attorney general Loretta Lynch met with President Clinton on board a plane during the 2016 campaign the Republicans made it seem that it was some sort of conspiratorial meeting. There was nothing to conspire about. Benghazi? The emails? My God these so-called scandals pale in comparison to what Trump does on a daily basis.

Everyone thought that Rod Rosenstein was some kind of non-partisan hero. That was so wrong. It was best illustrated on the day that he stood behind attorney general Barr wild bar lied about what was reported in the Mueller report. Mueller’s boss has made sure that he could not do his job. He never interviewed Trump nor did he ask him any questions other than the ones that did not involve obstruction of justice and even those were sent to an attorney and you know that Trump never even looked at them.

I will set the record straight, Republicans cheat and that’s how they win. I am so worried that they are going to win again.

to the members of the House judiciary committee. Subpoena Mueller and make sure that his testimony is open and not in a closed session. The American people need to hear the 10 times that Trump obstructed Justice from Mueller’s mouth. Remember that’s lady who was at the Town Hall that Justin amash did last month. When asked she said that she had never heard Trump had done anything wrong in the Mueller report. She clearly said that it’s because she watches nothing but conservative news outlets. Even Fox won’t be able to hide Mueller’s testimony. And that’s why it needs to be open and televised.

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Would Buttigieg be the first gay president? Maybe not. – NBC News

I read what the historians say in the article and I find it preposterous. Basically they claim that MD 18th and 19th century there were confirmed bachelors who had sexual relationships with men but the historians say they were not gay! I think we’re dealing with semantics here because the word gay came out after Stonewall but homosexuality, pansies and the other slurs that were used in those time periods were aimed specifically at the people we now call gay.

Mayor Pete says that the odds are we had a gay president in the past. We’ve had 45 presidents and approximately 4.5% of the population identify themselves as gay. You do the math.

Historians like history to stay etched in stone and so therefore I think that they may be close-minded to what is a pretty obvious tell in a couple of our presidents intimate lives. I’m not going to be here outing any president and nor did mayor Pete, I think it was the historians who did it in the article.

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Ex-Trump Supporter: I Was ‘Really An Idiot’ to Think He’d Be a Good President – Newsweek

Have you ever bought something once you got home you realized you had been conned? Buyer’s remorse? I guess that’s what a lot of people who for some reason had a weird dislike for Hillary Clinton are feeling after two-and-a-half years of this presidency.

What’s surprising is the number of people willing to say this in public. MSNBC is littered with people including some of their anchors who were Republicans that I yelled at while they served under different in administrations who are now either Independents or straight up Democrats. I don’t think it’s just Trump. I think if you throw into the mix Mitch McConnell and the hypocrisy of a lot of leaders in Congress like Lindsey Graham and Ted Cruz you see why people are having their come to Jesus moment.

Trump is a con man. What’s so funnythe word con man that Trump hates so much is becoming synonymous with him on Google searches. Good for yourself, do Trump con man as a search and see what happens.

Today Trump pulled back from the brink of war with Iran. I think he finally realized that he has calmed himself into the presidency and I don’t think he wants that job anymore. Maybe that’s why he is making so many errors including all of these undisciplined interviews across what he called fake news media networks.

Is the Republican party Doom to be on the junk pile of History? Can’t say that. Americans have very short memories case in point is how they are looking with nostalgia upon George HW Bush and his presidency even though he took us into an unnecessary war and was the cause of a near world depression. You put him next to Trump and he looks great.

I’m hoping that this man is not re-elected but until I watch him leave the White House I won’t believe anything about what people are prognosticating.

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