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Tue Jan 31, 2017, 03:10 PM

Spicer Signals Getting Fired For Dissent 'Comes With The Job' In Trump Era

Source: Talking Points Memo



By ESME CRIBB Published JANUARY 31, 2017, 1:49 PM EDT

White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested Monday that if federal employees refuse to follow President Donald Trump's "orders," they should expect to be fired.

Responding to a question on fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates' letter to Justice Department lawyers ordering them not to defend Trump's travel ban, Spicer said it "is the right of every American to express their idea and opinion." But he insisted that Yates' letter went further than that.

"There's a difference when she, as the acting attorney general, is not only responsible but required to execute lawful orders and defiantly says no," he said. "As someone who was chosen to lead a department, she was rightfully removed."

Spicer said the position of acting attorney general is "given to somebody who is supposed to execute orders that are handed down to them properly," and said that was "100 percent done" in the case of Trump's executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

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Reply Spicer Signals Getting Fired For Dissent 'Comes With The Job' In Trump Era (Original post)
DonViejo Jan 2017 OP
fountainofyouth Jan 2017 #1
uppityperson Jan 2017 #2
2naSalit Jan 2017 #6
Solly Mack Jan 2017 #3
DK504 Jan 2017 #4
spiderpig Jan 2017 #5
Matthew28 Jan 2017 #7

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 03:16 PM

1. Trump is within his rights to dismiss an AG

What worries me is the threat of retaliation against Foreign Service Officers who use the dissent channel. It's now over 1,000!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 03:29 PM

2. Support and defend the Constitution against all enemies...

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Response to uppityperson (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 05:05 PM

6. First and foremost, it is the forst statement in any

version of the oath of office whether a lowly GS worker or SES or officeholder.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 03:32 PM

3. Fuck Sean Sphincter

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 04:17 PM

4. These guys really don't understand the idea of the Constitution.

I sadly flipped on the "press conference" with Shitty Spice. All I can say to him is: Fuck you Shitty Spice. What a hypocritical little fuck this guy is. Never have I heard more whining, not even from kindergartners are as bad as this little shit.

Guess it doesn't matter the Merrick nomination was fought tooth and nail. Couldn't even give him a sub-committee meeting.
so fuck you Shitty Spice.

This little slug can't stop crying about the hypocritical Senate - better watch out kids, Shitty Spice is having another tantrum.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 04:39 PM

5. Somewhere Simple Scottie McClellan is whining

"and you thought I was bad"

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 05:06 PM

7. Sounds like spicer wants a dicatorship with no freedom of speech

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