Trump's Presidency 2017 - 20xx

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  1. stevew

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    ehhh....i think the greatest gift to this crumbling democracy would be term limits on the house/senate....but i'm pretty sure you would disagree....
     

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    Overturning citizens United. Doesn't matter how long a purchased representative is in office.
     
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    mike pence swearing in two muslim women on the koran.....pay per view...
     
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    Going to be interesting when Mueller moves over to the House investigative committees.
     
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    "If Jeff Sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay."
    - Lindsey Graham

    "I look forward to working with President Drumpf to find a confirmable, worthy successor so that we can start a new chapter at the Department of Justice and deal with both the opportunities and challenges our nation faces." - also Lindsey Graham
     
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    2 months from now? :dead:
     
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    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    I'm guessing, well hoping really, that Mueller drops the hammer on Herr Twitler this week. He was noticeably silent in the run up to midterms.
     
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    I bet squeeb that Mueller, in full expectation of post election fuckery, already has indictments filed under seal.
     
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    Per DOJ policy.

    *Cough* James Comey*Cough*
     
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    That's the thing though. If we lived in a functioning democracy he wouldn't have too.
     
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    All those griping about Democrats losing senate seats despite having 9 million more popular votes: democrats should win 65% of senate races with only 60% of the popular vote. That includes close to 3 million votes that went to the democratic loser in California, only two democratic candidates were on the ticket, California does top two candidates instead of a partisan run off.
     
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    Called it!

    Not even 24 hours. :twitch:
     
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    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    hang in there ruth!
     
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    20181108_091511.jpg
     
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    OPINION|Trump’s Appointment of the Acting Attorney General Is Unconstitutional
    Opinion
    Trump’s Appointment of the Acting Attorney General Is Unconstitutional
    The president is evading the requirement to seek the Senate’s advice and consent for the nation’s chief law enforcement officer and the person who will oversee the Mueller investigation.

    By Neal K. Katyal and George T. Conway III

    Mr. Katyal and Mr. Conway are lawyers.

    What now seems an eternity ago, the conservative law professor Steven Calabresi published an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal in May arguing that Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel was unconstitutional. His article got a lot of attention, and it wasn’t long before President Trump picked up the argument, tweeting that “the Appointment of the Special Counsel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!”

    Professor Calabresi’s article was based on the Appointments Clause of the Constitution, Article II, Section 2, Clause 2. Under that provision, so-called principal officers of the United States must be nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate under its “Advice and Consent” powers.

    He argued that Mr. Mueller was a principal officer because he is exercising significant law enforcement authority and that since he has not been confirmed by the Senate, his appointment was unconstitutional. As one of us argued at the time, he was wrong. What makes an officer a principal officer is that he or she reports only to the president. No one else in government is that person’s boss. But Mr. Mueller reports to Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general. So, Mr. Mueller is what is known as an inferior officer, not a principal one, and his appointment without Senate approval was valid.

    But Professor Calabresi and Mr. Trump were right about the core principle. A principal officer must be confirmed by the Senate. And that has a very significant consequence today.

    It means that Mr. Trump’s installation of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general of the United States after forcing the resignation of Jeff Sessions is unconstitutional. It’s illegal. And it means that anything Mr. Whitaker does, or tries to do, in that position is invalid.

    more :

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/08/opinion/trump-attorney-general-sessions-unconstitutional.html
     
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    Of note: co-author George T. Conway III is the husband of Kellyanne. How that marriage works is beyond me.
     
  25. Nick

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    a minute ago while speaking to press, Trump addressed him as "Mr. Kellyanne Conway". Rolf.
     
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    or he does.

    :fie:
     
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    They're still going through ballots, next ballot update @ 7 PM tonight, they're not sure if Sinema's lead will hold (i.e. depends which precincts the remaining ballots are coming from, but her lead "could" grow.)

    Curious how Florida shakes out too, though I fear that one is less likely to flip.

    One of these things is not like the other...




     
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    if you're democrats you sit on a box of ballots in a blue district as a backup if the election is close....
     
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    might be time to stop visiting infowars
     
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    might want to have your sarcasm meter calibrated....
     
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    How are those automotive tariffs going?

    9/10: https://jalopnik.com/the-rest-of-this-year-looks-rough-for-new-car-sales-1828928230
    11/5:
    Trump's Trade War Threatens BMW's Biggest Factory in the World, but South Carolina Doesn't Seem to Mind
    https://jalopnik.com/trumps-trade-war-threatens-bmws-biggest-factory-in-the-1830169367

    Today:
    Volvo's Now Shifting Its Production Plans Because of Trump's Trade War With China
    https://jalopnik.com/volvos-now-shifting-its-production-plans-because-of-tru-1830318748
     
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    Anyone see this? The official reason they gave Acsota the boot was something allong the lines of "he assaulted a female intern". But when you watch the video she tries to take the mike he's just like, nah bitch, I'll keep this.

    Then Sanders releases a video of the incident which is literally sped up in one spot to make it look worse :busted:

    https://www.indy100.com/article/im-...-cnn-ban-watch-video-press-conference-8623776

    Watch the video if you don't want to bother with the poorly written article.
     
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    Worth pointing out that this is not the first time this administration has released a doctored video to support it's claims.
     
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    Wonder if there's any legal reason Acosta can't sue Sanders for libel. Cause that seems like a pretty open and shut case.
     
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