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Fri Dec 13, 2019, 01:58 PM

White House further limits officials on Trump's foreign leader calls in wake of Ukraine scandal

Source: CNN

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump's senior aides have further restricted the number of administration officials allowed to listen to the President's phone calls with foreign leaders since his July 25 call with Ukraine's President was revealed and became the centerpiece of the impeachment inquiry, according to multiple White House sources.

Transcripts of Trump's calls with world leaders are also disseminated to a far smaller group of people inside the White House, those administration sources say, continuing an effort to limit the number of people with insight and information about the conversations.

It amounts to a concerted effort to prevent Trump's conversations -- which officials have said sometimes veer off into unguarded or undiplomatic territory -- from becoming known to even those inside the administration.

"Nobody is allowed on the calls," a White House official said, describing the new effort to limit those with access to the calls to only the President's senior-most aides, barring some senior and mid-level career staff from listening in. "The barn door officially closed after the horse escaped."

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/13/politics/white-house-foreign-calls-crackdown-ukraine/index.html




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Reply White House further limits officials on Trump's foreign leader calls in wake of Ukraine scandal (Original post)
demmiblue Dec 13 OP
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Iliyah Dec 13 #2
ancianita Dec 13 #3
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Dec 13 #4
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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2019, 02:10 PM

1. At some point it's just going to be him and Putin in the Cone of Silence

What’s that? Bomb Yankee stadium (Putin said Yemen) Yes sir.
Huh? Yes sir.

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Fri Dec 13, 2019, 02:14 PM

2. Don't matter, it will always get leaked. . .

They even hate him at the WH.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2019, 02:58 PM

3. Listeners must sign NDA's. Dictaters gotta dictate.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Fri Dec 13, 2019, 07:57 PM

4. Here's a thought Donny

You could behave yourself and quit trying to sell our country out.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Sat Dec 14, 2019, 01:50 AM

5. As they noise mucho about him having done

nothing wrong, policy differences, deep state, yammer loud, coup the rubber meets the road.

They will freeze out everyone that is not a sworn Trump devotee. See...no more problems. No more whistleblowers. No one will dare to speak up. We the people can just sit down and STFU...they'll tell us.

I have so much respect for Vindman and the others that testified. This is not how it should be for you. I am so sorry this has happened to those that deserve so much better.

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