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Fri May 19, 2017, 09:06 AM

Rep. Cummings notified Pence about Flynn in November, 2016 by letter.

Stop the bullsh*t.

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article137853633.html

Trump transition was told of Flynnís lobbying, congressmanís letter to Pence shows

The top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform told then Vice President-elect Mike Pence in a November letter that the man Donald Trump had tapped to be his national security adviser was lobbying on behalf of a foreign government.

The letter, a copy of which was shared with McClatchy, contradicts White House claims that neither Pence nor Trump knew of Michael Flynnís lobbying until it was revealed in a Justice Department filing this week.

In the letter, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, asked Pence, then the leader of Trumpís transition team, for information regarding Flynnís business interests and statements regarding potential conflicts of interests.

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Reply Rep. Cummings notified Pence about Flynn in November, 2016 by letter. (Original post)
deminks May 19 OP
Sculpin Beauregard May 19 #1
dchill May 19 #2
Honeycombe8 May 19 #25
enough May 19 #3
Phoenix61 May 19 #4
Zoonart May 19 #5
Snarkoleptic May 19 #6
ananda May 19 #7
Bernardo de La Paz May 19 #8
Ace Rothstein May 19 #10
herding cats May 19 #17
Alice11111 May 19 #20
86derps May 19 #11
Cosmocat May 19 #13
LeftInTX May 19 #21
flamingdem May 19 #9
justiceischeap May 19 #14
dflprincess May 19 #23
deminks May 19 #12
vkkv May 19 #15
lark May 19 #16
Sculpin Beauregard May 19 #18
dflprincess May 19 #24
Txbluedog May 19 #19
wiggs May 19 #22
CentralMass May 19 #26
TNNurse Sunday #27
SunSeeker Monday #28

Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:07 AM

1. Yes he did, and received a notification of receipt for it as well.

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Response to Sculpin Beauregard (Reply #1)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:09 AM

2. +1

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Response to Sculpin Beauregard (Reply #1)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:53 PM

25. A careful man who crosses his t's. A lawyer, I suppose. Well done!

Cummings apparently knew that the information about the foreign lobbying wouldn't have any effect on the Trump team, which is why he sent it registered or certified, to prove that they were notified.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:11 AM

3. And the letter is direct to Pence as VP Elect. He can't claim ignorance. NT

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:33 AM

4. I remember seeing Cummings on tv talking about this

but it didn't gain any traction. MSM was still fauning over Twitler.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:34 AM

5. Pence is a liar...

manueverred into the VP slot By Paul Manafort as a Russian Fail-Safe, when Trump gets burned down.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:34 AM

6. Yep, you can't immunize someone who already has the contagion.

n/t

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:35 AM

7. Cumming's letter was receipted by Pence's office.

But they can still claim that Pence never saw it.

Uggghh

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Response to ananda (Reply #7)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:52 AM

8. Then Pence is an incompetent fool who runs an amateur office.


Pence has been in government for years including executive office so he has no excuse for running an incompetent office.

Since he is that incompetent, his Presidency can be expected to be similarly incompetent, though not as incompetent as tRump's, not by half.

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #8)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:57 AM

10. Or Pence is lying his ass off.

Which is most likely what has been going on for the last 6 months.

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Response to Ace Rothstein (Reply #10)

Fri May 19, 2017, 12:10 PM

17. This is my speculation.

A) We know this admin is covering up and lying.

B) Pence is in this up to his nose as head of the Trump transition team.

C) Pence knew, and he's lying.

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Response to Ace Rothstein (Reply #10)

Fri May 19, 2017, 03:05 PM

20. Incompetent and lying. This info has been around for

Months. It is only now gaining any traction, and still not much. The Wall Street news is that the market is back in rally mode because if DT goes, we will have Pence, who will still pursue the tax and Deregulation agenda.

It isn't even coming up that Pence is a liar, and he has ignored all the warnings. He vetted Flynn.

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #8)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:02 AM

11. Signature

Someone sign it so there is a signature. That person would then need to decide not to give it to Pence. Not give a certified letter that they signed for from Cummings. This is highly unlikely even in a Trump administration.

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Response to ananda (Reply #7)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:11 AM

13. YEP

It just is fantastical that anyone could think Pence didn't know, but it is a pretty routine dismissal for conservatives defending a conservative based on what you note.

Standard fair conservative fuck wittery where they are oh, so "liberal" in excusing their people while having on limit to the insane speculation that passed for "reality" relative to the evil liberals.

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Response to ananda (Reply #7)

Fri May 19, 2017, 03:19 PM

21. Pence probably threw it in the garbage, ignored it

or didn't believe it because it came from a black Democrat.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 09:56 AM

9. Orrin Hatch it is...

omg, but less so than the others in line.

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Response to flamingdem (Reply #9)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:16 AM

14. At least he's a natty dresser. nt

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Response to flamingdem (Reply #9)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:37 PM

23. He was a good friend of Ted Kennedy's

so maybe he has some redeeming qualities. At least he appears to be sane.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:07 AM

12. The letter was CC'd to The Honorable Jason Chaffetz

https://democrats-oversight.house.gov/sites/democrats.oversight.house.gov/files/documents/2016-11-18.EEC%20to%20Pence.pdf

They all knew. But Dumpster Fire hired him anyway. On purpose. With intent. IMHO.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 11:37 AM

15. Pense LIES all week, then goes to Church on Sunday to beg forgiveness


in typical corrupt-Christian fashion.

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Response to vkkv (Reply #15)

Fri May 19, 2017, 12:07 PM

16. Hmm, I kind of doubt he asks forgiveness.

Think he's the kind of self-righteous asshole who just decides "he's" the one to do God's work, so everything he does is going in that direction so no forgiveness needed. He'll think he's totally cool with the "big guy", because he's so stupid, correct and has no real understanding of what true Christianity is.

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Response to lark (Reply #16)

Fri May 19, 2017, 01:16 PM

18. Pence is head warden in Shawshank Redemption

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Response to Sculpin Beauregard (Reply #18)

Fri May 19, 2017, 10:38 PM

24. Perfect description of him

with a dash of the evil monk from "The DaVinci Code".

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 01:19 PM

19. Wait until Twitler is going down in flames...

and Pence claims that he has actually never met him

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 03:19 PM

22. This seems important. nt

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 11:20 PM

26. "Sphincter Boy"

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 11:19 AM

27. Pence is speaking at Notre Dame commencement today.

They thought Trump would be too controversial. Pence was their governor, they have experienced how awful he is. Some grads are walking out on him. I am eager to see how many.

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Response to deminks (Original post)

Mon May 22, 2017, 03:05 AM

28. Why hasn't anyone in the media asked Pense about this letter?

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