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Bill USA

(6,436 posts)
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 02:54 PM Feb 2017

Reeling Trump Devastated As Info Showing He Was Compromised By Putin Gains Steam

http://www.politicususa.com/2017/02/10/intel-suggesting-trump-compromised-russia-gaining-credibility.html


It's been reported Friday evening that the intel compiled by the former British spy has gained credibility among law enforcement.


The dossier that wouldn’t go away. Some got distracted by the urine aspects, but the real issue is whether or not Donald Trump has been compromised by Russia. It’s been reported Friday evening that the intel compiled by the former British spy has gained credibility among law enforcement.

In January, reports said the intel community was investigating claims that Russia had compromised Trump, and had damaging personal and financial information on then President-elect. Those reports haven’t gone away, and unlike accusations that they were false, they are gaining credibility among the law enforcement according to CBS and CNN.

CNN reported Friday evening, “For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page dossier compiled by a former British intelligence agent, multiple current and former US law enforcement and intelligence officials tell CNN.”

The salacious aspects of the dossier haven’t been corroborated, but other aspects of the dossier have been corroborated. “The corroboration, based on intercepted communications, has given US intelligence and law enforcement ‘greater confidence’ in the credibility of some aspects of the dossier as they continue to actively investigate its contents, these sources say.”

In response, the Trump White House accused CNN of being.......... “fake news.”
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Reeling Trump Devastated As Info Showing He Was Compromised By Putin Gains Steam (Original Post) Bill USA Feb 2017 OP
Be still cilla4progress Feb 2017 #1
I wonder if the salacious stuff was added 2naSalit Feb 2017 #2
Have wondered that too. nt zentrum Feb 2017 #15
I think it was added to draw enough attention so that the real info was read by the masses elfin Feb 2017 #27
Urine trouble, Agent Orange! lagomorph777 Feb 2017 #30
somewhat ok article since it is taken from other sources OKNancy Feb 2017 #3
Beware of Fox News, Washington Times, Breitbart and Infowars. yallerdawg Feb 2017 #4
obviously those right-wing sites are horrible and not on our side OKNancy Feb 2017 #6
Well, nothing more to say than: yallerdawg Feb 2017 #7
agreed Skittles Feb 2017 #13
Commondreams.org is another one. n/t charlyvi Feb 2017 #17
It's treasonous if Trumpy knew. It's worse if he didn't. Eyeball_Kid Feb 2017 #26
I'm not so concerned how trump takes it (he wouldn't react like a normal person anyway) what I find Bill USA Feb 2017 #5
I've always thought he was. He knew Putin, he didnt know Putin.......story notdarkyet Feb 2017 #9
Without even clicking, I'll guess it was written by jason easley? thesquanderer Feb 2017 #12
No, it was written by Sarah Jones red dog 1 Feb 2017 #20
If I recall, most publications don't use the author's headline. They have others to write them. Eyeball_Kid Feb 2017 #28
Kick Cracklin Charlie Feb 2017 #8
Probably leaked by the CIA who must really HATE Trump Grins Feb 2017 #10
He lacks self awareness to be devistated. He is probably angry and frustrated though grantcart Feb 2017 #11
Not just tRump SCVDem Feb 2017 #14
Amen!! Bill USA Feb 2017 #21
Kickety Hekate Feb 2017 #16
OK summary, but awful misleading headline Bradical79 Feb 2017 #18
1 agree. red dog 1 Feb 2017 #23
The "salacious" stuff isn't important anyway. The stuff that's corroborated is far more damaging. Eyeball_Kid Feb 2017 #19
The salacious stuff would be important if it were confirmed as one of what could be many tableturner Feb 2017 #24
K&R! red dog 1 Feb 2017 #22
K&R ck4829 Feb 2017 #25
"Reeling Trump Devastated!" yallerdawg Feb 2017 #29

elfin

(6,262 posts)
27. I think it was added to draw enough attention so that the real info was read by the masses
Mon Feb 13, 2017, 10:59 AM
Feb 2017

Without it, it might not have been published in its entirety.

And, just perhaps, the "streaming" was factual as well.

OKNancy

(41,832 posts)
3. somewhat ok article since it is taken from other sources
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 02:59 PM
Feb 2017

but the headline is clickbait. There is no proof whatsoever that "Reeling Trump Devastated"

Be leery of anything from this site.

yallerdawg

(16,104 posts)
4. Beware of Fox News, Washington Times, Breitbart and Infowars.
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 03:19 PM
Feb 2017

PoliticusUSA is for US!

Front Page News All In Caps on every site and station in the world, and junkie in the White House knows nothing?

On Air Force One heading to his resort with the Japanese Prime Minister, Trump was asked to respond to the Washington Post report that Gen. Flynn possibly violated the Logan Act by discussing sanctions with Russia’s Ambassador to the U.S. multiple times during the campaign and the transition.

“I don’t know about that. I haven’t seen it. What report is that? I haven’t seen that. I’ll look into that,” President Trump said according to a pool report sent to PoliticusUSA, denying that he has any knowledge that his own National Security adviser might have conspired with a hostile, aggressive actor against America’s goals.

OKNancy

(41,832 posts)
6. obviously those right-wing sites are horrible and not on our side
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 03:50 PM
Feb 2017

but the left bias sites can be almost as bad. We need to be aware of the realistic news, not some hyped up version of the left-leaning news. They hype up stuff and use exaggeration in their headline writing. BillPalmerReport does this too. USUncut, another bad source.
Oh and bipartisanreport.

Bill USA

(6,436 posts)
5. I'm not so concerned how trump takes it (he wouldn't react like a normal person anyway) what I find
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 03:31 PM
Feb 2017

interesting is the the evidence is firming up, that Trump was compromised, by information on him, held by Russians.

notdarkyet

(2,226 posts)
9. I've always thought he was. He knew Putin, he didnt know Putin.......story
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 05:15 PM
Feb 2017

Kept changing and rump is a pathological liar.

thesquanderer

(12,066 posts)
12. Without even clicking, I'll guess it was written by jason easley?
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 05:29 PM
Feb 2017

His headlines are always clickbait, and not justified by the text that follows. The rest of the site is generally okay, but his stuff is awful.

Grins

(7,395 posts)
10. Probably leaked by the CIA who must really HATE Trump
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 05:19 PM
Feb 2017

I thought this was going to happen at some point, esp. after the disgusting antics of the Kim Jong Orange who used the wall of fallen CIA officers as a backdrop to brag about - himself. He has shit on them too many times. There had to be a blowback.

 

SCVDem

(5,103 posts)
14. Not just tRump
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 05:41 PM
Feb 2017

I want a do over vote for president and everyone down to the turtle and p 90 in the docks.

There can be no reward for selling out America to win an election!

 

Bradical79

(4,490 posts)
18. OK summary, but awful misleading headline
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 06:03 PM
Feb 2017

While it's how I like to imagine Trump's private reaction, it's just a clickbait headline with nothing to back it up. Was disapointed reading the article that there was nothing at all indicating he was "devastated and reeling"

Eyeball_Kid

(7,469 posts)
19. The "salacious" stuff isn't important anyway. The stuff that's corroborated is far more damaging.
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 06:10 PM
Feb 2017

Trumpy does what Trumpy does. What puts the nation at extreme risk is that Russia is blackmailing Trumpy, and Trumpy insists on denying this, yet is not showing evidence of any kind to support his denial. Yelling, "FAKE NEWS!" doesn't cut it.

tableturner

(1,707 posts)
24. The salacious stuff would be important if it were confirmed as one of what could be many
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 06:34 PM
Feb 2017

possible compromising situations for Trump.

red dog 1

(28,211 posts)
22. K&R!
Sat Feb 11, 2017, 06:17 PM
Feb 2017

But the, "Reeling Trump Devastated.." part of the headline could have been left out, since there is no evidence of that in the story.

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