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Budi

(15,325 posts)
Sat Aug 21, 2021, 12:46 AM Aug 2021

Remember: Biden has had to wing it since there was NO Transition

And it is only because of the wit & wisdom of Joe Biden, that he has gotten this much accomplished at all, & successfully so.
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The Clinton > Bush transition was delayed in 2000 and there were plenty of articles suggesting that delay caused an intelligence gap/delay for the incoming Bush admin. Many of these opinions posited that this delay contributed to the 9/11 intelligence failure.
Richard Clark in his transition to the Bush Administration warned about the Bin Laden. The Bush family was friendly with the Bin Laden's.











REMEMBER EMILY MURPHY & the delay on Trump to Biden transition?

The Afghanistan mess is a direct result of the transition stall.

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Remember: Biden has had to wing it since there was NO Transition (Original Post) Budi Aug 2021 OP
Indeed! SheltieLover Aug 2021 #1
Altho', Clarke was on a cable news program recently and talkin' trashy sprinkleeninow Aug 2021 #2
And there was no transition for TFG, either. Looks like a pattern with him, not that he would have Rhiannon12866 Aug 2021 #3
Biden kill 500k Americans? No?!? Got it uponit7771 Aug 2021 #4
What bad intelligence prior to 9/11? wnylib Aug 2021 #5
Biden was caught by surprise on this. This disaster is purely Trumps fault fescuerescue Aug 2021 #6

sprinkleeninow

(20,386 posts)
2. Altho', Clarke was on a cable news program recently and talkin' trashy
Sat Aug 21, 2021, 01:02 AM
Aug 2021

inna way regarding the Afgh. pullout. It was not expected from him.

Rhiannon12866

(211,643 posts)
3. And there was no transition for TFG, either. Looks like a pattern with him, not that he would have
Sat Aug 21, 2021, 03:08 AM
Aug 2021

Taken direction. "Only I can fix it."

wnylib

(22,797 posts)
5. What bad intelligence prior to 9/11?
Sat Aug 21, 2021, 03:26 AM
Aug 2021

Would that be the security report that Bush ignreportthe one about terrorists likely to use planes in an attack on the US?

Bill Clinton was obsessed with preventing terrorist attacks as the threats grew. He cooperated in the transition. He warned Bush during the transition that the prevention of terrorist attacks was likely to become his main priority and occupy most of his time.

Bush ignored that advice.

fescuerescue

(4,456 posts)
6. Biden was caught by surprise on this. This disaster is purely Trumps fault
Sat Aug 21, 2021, 08:44 AM
Aug 2021

Trump should have informed the Biden administration that this was coming. Trump essentially set him up.

Trump knew that Biden would be dealing with Covid for these 8 months and hoped that Biden would be distracted.

This disasters is all Trumps fault.

It makes me fear what other surprises Trump has waiting for Biden and us.
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