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Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:01 AM

About your new Director of National Intelligence



“He berated Mueller, the former head of the FBI, for stating that President Donald Trump was not fully exonerated in his eponymous report on his findings of the nearly two-year-long investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the possibility of obstruction of justice by the President.”

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/politics/john-ratcliffe-dni-dan-coats/index.html

In other words: The guy in charge of the intelligence needed to protect the United States from its enemies stands with a traitor.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:10 AM

1. Nice make-up job! The brown nose doesn't show at all! n/t

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Response to Frustratedlady (Reply #1)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 12:14 PM

7. The brown nose of treason.

Makes them stand out. Another identifier, willing witch hunter:



During an interview with Fox News on Sunday, Ratcliffe called for investigations into potential wrongdoing by the Obama administration in regards to illegal media leaks related to the Russia probe, stating that "there were crimes committed" under the previous president.

"What I do know as a former federal prosecutor is it does appear that there were crimes committed during the Obama Administration," Ratcliffe told Fox News's Maria Bartiromo.

"You talked earlier about Michael Flynn. His phone call with the Russian ambassador was a highly classified NSA intercept. Someone in the Obama administration leaked that call to the Washington Post. That's a felony," he added.

"Jim (James) Comey, he admitted that he leaked his confidential conversations with the president to a reporter. Did that include classified information? We need a fair process to find out answers to that," added Ratcliffe.

Source: https://www.newsweek.com/john-ratcliffe-donald-trump-intelligence-chief-slammed-blind-loyalty-president-1451535



America, we have a problem.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Reply #7)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 12:42 PM

12. WOW! They simply won't give up, will they?

Between all the "horrible" things Obama did and the "deaths" the Clintons caused, not to mention the "child sex traffic" scandals, the Repukes are going to be busy. Until they can investigate they'll never be happy. Bless their little hearts!

I never thought I'd see the day when the Republican party was so deep into the putrid swamp. I can now say I was there when it happened and no one did a damned thing about it.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:13 AM

2. Not yet....he needs confirmation.

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Response to spanone (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:23 AM

4. I'm sure the spineless ass kissers in the Senate

will rubber stamp.

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Response to Ohiogal (Reply #4)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:36 AM

6. there's always hope!



"He's simply not as qualified for the job as his predecessors," said David Priess, a former CIA intelligence officer who delivered the daily intelligence briefing during the administrations of former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

"Do not take confirmation for granted," Priess added. "The only thing that points to his appointment at this time is the fact that he was strident and energetic in his criticism of Robert Mueller during last week's hearing."

Priess, now a national security fellow at George Mason University, said the Republican-controlled Senate has in the past pushed back against Trump's nominees. "Yes, the President has many allies in the Senate, but there have been many nominations and prospective nominations when it was made clear the Senate would not accept it," he said.

Early Republican responses praised outgoing director Coats without mentioning Ratcliffe.


https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/29/politics/ratcliffe-director-intelligence-community-trump/index.html

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Response to spanone (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 12:25 PM

11. Ratcliffe had his ass handed to him by Michael Cohen

a few months back.


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Response to spanone (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 12:21 PM

9. Here's hoping. Two must-ask questions...

From Vox:



Excerpt...

The two questions Senate Intelligence Committee lawmakers must ask Ratcliffe
Within the first few minutes of Ratcliffe’s confirmation hearing, Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) or Mark Warner (D-VA), the Senate Intelligence Committee’s top two members, should ask “Did Russia interfere in the 2016 presidential election?”

Ratcliffe will likely say “yes” to this. After all, he noted during Mueller’s hearing last week that Russia meddled in “sweeping and systematic” fashion, echoing the special counsel’s own words. But the Congress member then turned to saying it’s possible Russia’s interference involved spreading a conspiracy that didn’t exist — that is, that the Trump campaign accepted Moscow’s assistance.

The senators must then ask a crucial follow-up question: “Did Russia interfere in the 2016 election to help elect Donald Trump?”

The correct answer to this is “yes,” as the intelligence community already reached this conclusion back in January 2017. Mueller also reaffirmed this assessment last week.

Source: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/7/29/8934765/john-ratcliffe-intelligence-daniel-coats-trump



GOP must ditch Moscow Mitch, Ratcliffe & Trump or else Putin wins.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Reply #9)

Tue Jul 30, 2019, 04:04 AM

17. THIS ⬆⬆

Thanks for this post.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:14 AM

3. The new Director of National Intelligence's mission is to find information to prosecute Democrats.

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #3)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 02:57 PM

13. Absolutely. He'll press a short thumb on CIA, NSA, NRO...

... to fork over whatever lies Trump needs.



“I’m not going to accuse any specific person of any specific crime,” he clarified. “I just want there to be a fair process to get there. What I do know as a former federal prosecutor is that it does appear that there were crimes committed during the Obama administration.”

Source: https://www.alternet.org/2019/07/trump-inching-toward-a-intel-apparatus-that-believes-his-false-wire-tapping-claim-after-dni-pick-accuses-obama-administration-of-committing-crimes/



Ratcliffe’s got pretzeldental written all over his huge nostrils.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 11:36 AM

5. I sure hope we have some REAL patriots at DNI....will our NI be filtered in some way..

Through the lens of ignoramouse (on purpose) - the guy is a federalist - highly rated NRA - for repeal of Net Neutrality - fine guy...what more could you want???/!!!! sarcasm thingy -

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Response to asiliveandbreathe (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 03:04 PM

14. Me too. The doofus is connected to John Ashcroft...

https://littlesis.org/person/216688-John_Ratcliffe



Johnny Ashcan is the AG who stopped flyin’ commercial a few weeks before 9-11. He also failed to warn the country about why.

A real swell.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 12:16 PM

8. "Innocent to proven guilty", he said.

Despite all the evidence against him, Nadler agrees to look for more...

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Response to kentuck (Reply #8)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 05:52 PM

15. If stretched out to November, 2020...

Last edited Mon Jul 29, 2019, 08:47 PM - Edit history (1)

...it would make boffo TV. Lots to cover: insanity, racism, nepotism, incompetence, gross dereliction of duty, corruption, treason.

The thing is, the country might not make it till then. Certainly won’t be much of a democracy if Putin, Xi, Kim, MBS, etc etc etc cash in their markers.

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Response to Kid Berwyn (Original post)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 12:24 PM

10. Loyalty. that's the only qualification you need according to trump

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Response to IcyPeas (Reply #10)

Mon Jul 29, 2019, 06:22 PM

16. Donny Comboverleone demands complete loyalty.

And like a Mob boss, Drumpf’s only loyalty is to himself, to the detriment of the United States.



All will kowtow to the mother of all gangsters.

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