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Fri May 19, 2017, 02:14 PM

Paul Ryan spooked by leaked audio on Trumps ties to Putin and fears more to follow

House Speaker Paul Ryan seems spooked by a recording that reveals he asked Republican lawmakers not to discuss concerns that then-candidate Donald Trump might have been paid off by Vladimir Putin.

A Washington Post report transcribed the recording of a June 15 meeting at the Capitol, where Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the House Majority Leader, raised concerns that Trump and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) might have accepted payment from the Russian president.

Ryan, who had finally endorsed Trump 13 days earlier, can be heard on the recording asking Republicans who were present not to “leak” details of the conversation.

Now that the tape has been made public — although its origins are unclear — Ryan is worried others might surface.

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” Ryan told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt. “There was somebody who taped a meeting a year ago where our majority leader cracked a joke and then they released the tape of that joke out just a few days ago and that’s a pretty bizarre thing to happen. So obviously that’s a cause of concern of ours.”

Hewitt asked Ryan if he believed the leaker was Evan McMullin, a Utah Republican and former CIA officer who ran an independent “never Trump” campaign for president.

“I’m not going to speculate on who it is,” Ryan said. “That’s the name that most people, you know, you hear about.”

http://www.rawstory.com/2017/05/paul-ryan-spooked-by-leaked-audio-on-trumps-ties-to-putin-and-fears-more-to-follow/


Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell know more about Donald Trump's spy contacts than they let onto. It all goes back to the GOP convention and the Russian spy master that was there.

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UCmeNdc May 2017 OP
Doodley May 2017 #1
MFM008 May 2017 #2
elleng May 2017 #3
malaise May 2017 #4
RelativelyJones May 2017 #5
Buckeyeblue May 2017 #6
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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:17 PM

1. Paul Ryan lesson in being slimey #23

“I’m not going to speculate on who it is,” Ryan said. “That’s the name that most people, you know, you hear about.”

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:17 PM

2. Better resign

Just to be safe!

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:18 PM

3. Paul Ryan spooked by leaked audio

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:18 PM

4. Hahahahahahhahha

I hope there's loads more to come

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:21 PM

5. Couldn't happen to a nicer guy, the prick.

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:22 PM

6. Remind me

Was anyone even discussing a link with Russia in mid-June of last year?

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:37 PM

7. " .... where our majority leader cracked a joke and then they released the tape of that joke ..."

No the it was only a joke is the cover story by Ryan after they he first denied that there
was ever such a meeting, then diened that a transcript of the meeting was correct, and when
told by the Washington Post that they had a tape of the meeting it was then that it was only
a joke meme came up.

NY Mag. The case for why Paul Ryan really thinks Russia pays Trump.

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10029088235

Ryan also asked that those in the room who heard about Trump and Dana Rohracher's
Russia money keep it a secret because "we are all family."

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:48 PM

8. I hope more tapes emerge that reveal Ryan, McConnell and the rethugs are slimy traitors

I want them to go down so badly. And that they are so destroyed and they have to resign in disgrace.

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Response to UCmeNdc (Original post)

Fri May 19, 2017, 02:52 PM

9. Man up Ryan. Stand up and tell the truth for once. Own it.

Shameful weasly republican whimping out altogether at a time when America needs men and women of courage as leaders, not toadies.

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