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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 09:20 PM

Trump warns GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell about disloyal Republicans

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Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)Even as the White House appears to settle on the legal tactics to stave off Democrats' impeachment demands, uncertainty and unease over Trump's messaging approach remains high among his Republican allies, who see the ever-growing inquiry consuming the White House.

Trump has offered scant indication he is turning his focus to governing, despite his lawyers writing in a letter to Democrats that "he remains focused on fulfilling his promises to the American people."

Instead, the President has spent hours tweeting about the impeachment and lighting up the phone lines of his allies on Capitol Hill -- including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to whom he's stressed the importance of Republican unity.

In private, Trump is increasingly leaning on the Republican leader in the Senate. In a return to the President's panicked behavior during the height of the Mueller investigation, Trump is calling McConnell as often as three times a day, according to a person familiar with the conversations.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/09/politics/donald-trump-impeachment-mitch-mcconnell/index.html

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Reply Trump warns GOP Senate leader Mitch McConnell about disloyal Republicans (Original post)
brooklynite Oct 9 OP
C_U_L8R Oct 9 #1
atreides1 Thursday #13
machoneman Oct 9 #2
mysteryowl Oct 9 #3
Scarsdale Thursday #14
Zambero Thursday #17
dweller Oct 9 #4
DeminPennswoods Thursday #12
cstanleytech Oct 9 #5
politicaljunkie41910 Oct 9 #6
Lock him up. Thursday #8
bgramer Thursday #10
Lock him up. Thursday #11
SergeStorms Oct 9 #7
TeamPooka Thursday #9
Javaman Thursday #15
noneof_theabove Thursday #16

Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 09:23 PM

1. Loyalty is earned, pal

You just can't strong-arm or buy it.

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 07:28 AM

13. Not in Trump's world!!

He sees loyalty as just another commodity...to be either traded for a favor or sold for cold hard cash...and with the current Republicans...he has both strong-armed and bought their loyalty!

Look at the House minority leader, insisting on a procedure that doesn't exist in either the US Constitution or the Rules of the House of Representatives...McCarthy is already been bought as have Gym Jordan, Devin Nunes, and pretty much every Republican in both the Senate and the House!

Trump has their loyalty...and those like Romney and Collins are just paying lip service...because in the end they, just like Jeff Flake will support Trump!!!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 09:24 PM

2. Aren't the innocent NOT panicky? LOL...

..as Trumpy is really sweating orange bullets now.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:00 PM

3. No Worries. No need to panick Trump.

All you need to do is resign and it will all be over, and then the next chapter begins. The chapter where you go through many trials and go to jail.

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Response to mysteryowl (Reply #3)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 07:59 AM

14. Lindsey Graham is

working hard to get every gop member to sign a Loyalty Pledge to tRump. Too bad they could not get them to do their jobs, representing their constituents. From what I have seen, most of the gop are below average intelligence, with major problems in their history. Gym Jordan with the pedophile cover up. Nunes with his open servitude to tRump, sneaking in the middle of the night to the WH to report to tRump about what is discussed in the Intelligence meetings. Getz with his Captain Kangaroo ridiculous analogy. McCarthy appeared on "6o Minutes" looking like a deer caught in the headlights when asked ANY questions regarding dear leader. Too bad the gop has to scrape the very bottom of every barrel finding ignorant people to represent their party. They have as much integrity and sense of shame as the orange asshole in the WH.

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Response to Scarsdale (Reply #14)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 10:56 AM

17. Lindsey should contact Kim ASAP for a working loyalty draft

Extolling the virtues of the Dear Leader, and citing the dire consequences for any and all who would dare challenge his "Great and unmatched wisdom".

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:05 PM

4. gee, that's gotta suck

for #moscowmitch ... 3 times a day



✌🏼

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Response to dweller (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 04:37 AM

12. Ain't that the truth!

nt

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 10:11 PM

5. I hope Mitch gives it and I hope it drags the whole party down in the next election.

I doubt we could do it but I would love it if it caused us to get a 68 majority as we could ram through a host of things like massive ethics reform laws with stiff penalties for example which the Repugants would never do as they are corrupt as hell.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:16 PM

6. So McConnell is okay with Trump throwing our staunch Allies to the wolves?

First it was our European and Canadian Allies that he was insulting, for no good reason. Now he's throwing the people who have been fighting with us on the ground in some of the world's worse hellholes, to the wolves, at the behest of some of the worse tyrants in the world, and for his precious Trump Tower in Turkey. If I were a bomber in the US Military, Trump Tower in Turkey would be my first target. Ooops!!!

Trump is doing this at the behest of Putin, and if Mitch McConnell doesn't know by now WHO is pulling Trump's strings, than he is dumber then Trump. At least you know with certainty that Trump has a personal motive for everything he does.

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Response to politicaljunkie41910 (Reply #6)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 12:22 AM

8. Moscow Mitch is complicit and awash in NRA donations

straight from the Kremlin. And he's not the only coRRupt one.

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Response to bgramer (Reply #10)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 01:37 AM

11. Senate report, September 27, 2019:

The scandal-ridden NRA is declared a “foreign asset” for Russia
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GUNS & PUBLIC SAFETY

WRITTEN BY CYDNEY HARGIS

PUBLISHED 09/27/19 2:01 PM EDT

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National Rifle Association

After the National Rifle Association remained almost entirely silent during nearly two years of investigations into their ties to Russia and that country’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, a new bombshell Senate report labels the gun rights group a “foreign asset” of Russia.


https://www.mediamatters.org/national-rifle-association/scandal-ridden-nra-declared-foreign-asset-russia

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 11:21 PM

7. They should be just as loyal to The Donald....

as he would be toward them if they were deep in the shit. The Donald would throw them under the bus quicker than a New York second.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 01:00 AM

9. Happy to have Moscow Mitch go down with Trump by choosing party over country

please help obstruct too Moscow Mitch

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 08:58 AM

15. I hope they all make sure they click their heels when doing so. nt

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 10:54 AM

16. Can this be reduced to 1 simple charge.

Jury Tampering

In the Impeachment the House is the "law enforcement" to determine if the is cause for impeachment.

If shown in their Articles of Impeachment to be affirmative, the Senate becomes the "Judge & Jury" for punishment [removal, or whatever].

So if Trump is "leaning" on Moscow Mitch [Judge] or any Rethug [Jury] that is defined as Criminal.

I think as a consequence all Rethugs must be recused, leaving only the Dems as a Jury needing 2/3 approval.

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