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Mon Sep 16, 2019, 08:17 PM

White House blocks Rob Porter and Rick Dearborn from testifying before Congress

Source: axios



Rebecca Falconer 21 mins ago

Former White House chief of staff John Kelly (L) and former staff secretary Rob Porter.


President Trump blocked his former Staff Secretary Rob Porter and former Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday as part of its probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump, ABC and the New York Times report.

Why it matters: Per Axios' Marisa Fernandez, Porter in particular was a key witness for the obstruction portion of former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. He resigned from the White House in 2018 after his 2 former wives came forward with abuse allegations. ...............................................

Read more: https://www.axios.com/white-house-blocks-rob-porter-and-rick-dearborn-from-testifying-before-congress-b13bbe6e-df91-4c34-9479-33e5b4d533b3.html



This was a given--that of Trump obstructing Justice AGAIN!

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Reply White House blocks Rob Porter and Rick Dearborn from testifying before Congress (Original post)
riversedge Sep 16 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Sep 16 #1
Maraya1969 Sep 16 #2
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 16 #11
Maraya1969 Sep 17 #20
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 17 #22
ripcord Sep 17 #23
sinkingfeeling Sep 16 #3
eggplant Sep 16 #4
JDC Sep 16 #5
BHDem53 Sep 16 #6
Ahpook Sep 16 #9
SergeStorms Sep 17 #19
thenelm1 Sep 16 #10
They_Live Sep 16 #13
ZZenith Sep 16 #7
cstanleytech Sep 16 #8
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 16 #15
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 16 #12
Nevermypresident Sep 16 #16
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 16 #18
truthisfreedom Sep 16 #14
PhoenixDem Sep 16 #17
usaf-vet Sep 17 #21
elleng Sep 17 #24

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 08:19 PM

1. Well fuck me dead, what a surprise!

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 08:21 PM

2. What the fuck! How does he have the authority to do this??

What gives him the right????

If this kind of abuse of power is not checked and soon we are going to end up e walking into fascism

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:09 PM

11. He just brazenly does it and delays and out-lawyers

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #11)

Tue Sep 17, 2019, 10:07 AM

20. If they are subpoenas then Congress should be able to

Put them in contempt and have them arrested

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #20)

Tue Sep 17, 2019, 11:06 AM

22. Evidently too "out there" ??? You are right. Someone

Needs to ask

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #20)

Tue Sep 17, 2019, 11:22 AM

23. I wish people would be more realistic

They will be held in contempt but nothing will happen to them, they will be treated as Holder and Lerner were after they were found in contempt. They won't be hauled before the House to testify and after the House refers charges Trump's Justice Department will clear them just as Obama's did for members of his administration.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 08:44 PM

3. How can ex-employer be blocked? Are they threatened?

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 08:56 PM

4. You have to ask yourself, why *wouldn't* Trump do this?

What's he got to lose?

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 09:03 PM

5. Pure obstruction

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 09:14 PM

6. Definitely the actions of

an innocent man.

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Response to BHDem53 (Reply #6)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:05 PM

9. How does his dipshit cult explain stuff like this away?

I am sure they call it liberal witch-hunting?

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Response to Ahpook (Reply #9)

Tue Sep 17, 2019, 12:06 AM

19. They'll never hear of it.

FOX Noise won't utter a syllable about this, and that's the only place the deplorables get their "news". It's the same as the deplorables who didn't know Trump had committed the crime of obstructing justice - multiple times - along with campaign finance crimes etc. They knew nothing about it, but a few finally did find out at their Representatives' Town Hall meetings after the Mueller report came out. They're clueless, and even if they find out, they don't care. Clueless and careless, that pretty much describes Trump and his cult.

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Response to BHDem53 (Reply #6)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:05 PM

10. Oh yes, the most transparent presidency eveh! His own words. nt

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Response to thenelm1 (Reply #10)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:17 PM

13. transparently corrupt.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 09:47 PM

7. At the end of her second term, President Kamala Harris and the Democratic Congress

need to seriously cripple the powers of the White House.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 09:55 PM

8. They need to start using the power of the purse if they can and start cutting support staff for the

White House other than the bare minimum needed for security.
Lets see Donny get off his own ass to get his own meals and clean his own toilet.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #8)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:21 PM

15. Brilliant idea. Would need some brazen players tho. Nt

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:14 PM

12. No surprise a all. That we thought this quasi-impeachment

thing would work? That people would show up? That they care about norms and justice? Hell no. Shows a lot of naivety after 2 1/2+ years witnessing his behavior.

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #12)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:44 PM

16. I couldn't agree more.

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Response to Nevermypresident (Reply #16)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 11:06 PM

18. It's really incredibly sad for our party.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:19 PM

14. Yawn.

Hes done this shit all his life.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 10:56 PM

17. It would make my day when we have Nuremberg like trials

for the entire cabal and throw all of them in jail.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Tue Sep 17, 2019, 10:41 AM

21. What can they do to them if they ignore Trump and testify?

Are we seriously willing to let this criminal administration extend their criminal activity by preventing others to testify to congress about their criminal acts?

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Response to usaf-vet (Reply #21)

Tue Sep 17, 2019, 12:21 PM

24. Nothing

except maybe SCARE them.

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