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Former Watergate Prosecutor Calls Trump’s Refusal To Punish Russia An ‘Impeachable Offense’

Former Watergate Prosecutor Calls Trump’s Refusal To Punish Russia An ‘Impeachable Offense’

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"I would say is that this is an impeachable offense because Donald Trump has not lived up to his constitutional duty to protect America. And we have a real threat to democracy with the interference in our elections." The post Former Watergate Prosecutor Calls Trump’s Refusal To Punish Russia An ‘Impeachable Offense’ appeared first on Politicus USA.
Conservatives push Trump to pardon—this whole Russia thing is just 'cruel'

Conservatives push Trump to pardon—this whole Russia thing is just 'cruel'

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Some whack job conservatives feel really bad for the four former members of Team Trump who have been indicted and are increasingly calling on the Don to issue presidential pardons to Michael Flynn, George Papadopoulos, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates. Politico writes: “I think he should be pardoning anybody who’s been indicted and make it clear that anybody else who gets indicted would be pardoned immediately,” said Frederick Fleitz, a former CIA analyst and senior vice president at the conservative Center for Security Policy. [...] “It’s kind of cruel what’s going on right now and the president should put these defendants out of their misery,” said Larry Klayman, a conservative legal activist. “I think he should pardon everybody — and pardon himself.”  Good god, what planet are these gu
Trump Is Throwing Himself A Pity Party And Blaming Obama For Russia Scandal

Trump Is Throwing Himself A Pity Party And Blaming Obama For Russia Scandal

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Trump spent President’s Day in self-pity and trying to blame the former president, Barack Obama, for his Russia scandal. First Trump wanted America to reflect on President’s Day: Have a great, but very reflective, President’s Day! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 19, 2018 Later in the day, Trump made it clear that he wants […] The post Trump Is Throwing Himself A Pity Party And Blaming Obama For Russia Scandal appeared first on Politicus USA.
Trump needs to ask Mitch McConnell why President Obama didn't do something about Russia meddling

Trump needs to ask Mitch McConnell why President Obama didn't do something about Russia meddling

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So Trump is off the golf course now, where he spent the morning working off some of the rage that fueled his bizarre weekend of garbled tweets. But not all of that anger was left on the green. You can see he came off the links still stewing about Russia, Russia, Russia.   xObama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016 Election. So why didn’t he do something about Russian meddling?— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 19, 2018 About that. Let’s go back to September 2016, when President Obama went to congressional leadership asking for a "show of solidarity and bipartisan unity" in publicly condemning Russia for interference. Remember what happened? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell refused to sign on. He blocked that condemnation of Russia. The White House wasn’t wil
Trump says FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe, draws criticism

Trump says FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe, draws criticism

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Student survivors of the massacre slammed Trump for connecting it to the Russia probe, which has shadowed his year-old presidency. "Oh my god. 17 OF MY CLASSMATES AND FRIENDS ARE GONE AND YOU HAVE THE AUDACITY TO MAKE THIS ABOUT RUSSIA???!!" Morgan Williams, 16, tweeted. "HAVE A DAMN HEART." The post Trump says FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe, draws criticism appeared first on Politicus USA.
Parkland Students Hammer Trump For Making Mass Shooting About The FBI And Russia

Parkland Students Hammer Trump For Making Mass Shooting About The FBI And Russia

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Parkland students who survived the mass shooting at their high school are shredding Donald Trump for using their tragedy to attack the FBI for the Russia investigation. Trump tweeted: Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by the Florida school shooter. This is not acceptable. They are spending too […] The post Parkland Students Hammer Trump For Making Mass Shooting About The FBI And Russia appeared first on Politicus USA.