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  • Sessions Recused

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has backed out of leading a possible investigation of WH campaign staff ties to Russia. Seems like a special prosecutor will be appointed if the powers that be in DC want to investigate further. Link:

    They said that since I had involvement with the campaign, I should not be involved in any campaign investigation, Sessions said. He added that he concurred with their assessment and would thus recuse himself from any existing or future investigation involving President Trumps 2016 campaign.
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/power...=.40b99a973c8b

    Sessions himself could be on the political chopping block. This could be the last time the Russians (or any other foreign power that is paying attention) try to get their fingers in the pie, before an election is decided. Congressional members from both parties are calling for a special prosecutor, which (IMO) shows some decent level of sensitivity to foreign influence peddling, even if domestic influence peddling might be considered "business as usual" in the swamp.

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    ... Reagan McCarthy.jpg

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    • #3
      Clearly, some Dems will take this opportunity to work negative publicity against the Trump WH. There is a clear political motivation. What is the motivation behind the GOP members who also suggest a special prosecutor?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by radcentr View Post
        Attorney General Jeff Sessions has backed out of leading a possible investigation of WH campaign staff ties to Russia. Seems like a special prosecutor will be appointed if the powers that be in DC want to investigate further. Link:


        https://www.washingtonpost.com/power...=.40b99a973c8b

        Sessions himself could be on the political chopping block. This could be the last time the Russians (or any other foreign power that is paying attention) try to get their fingers in the pie, before an election is decided. Congressional members from both parties are calling for a special prosecutor, which (IMO) shows some decent level of sensitivity to foreign influence peddling, even if domestic influence peddling might be considered "business as usual" in the swamp.
        Of course it's not likely, even possible, that this story about russia - this is getting kind of familiar - is just another case of desperate libertards trying to muddy the waters, slow everything down and distract everyone.

        More of the same BS from liberals - they're so creative LOL - the same turd served up on a different paper plate /.... they think it's gonna work SOMEDAY LOL

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        • #5
          Originally posted by radcentr View Post
          Clearly, some Dems will take this opportunity to work negative publicity against the Trump WH. There is a clear political motivation. What is the motivation behind the GOP members who also suggest a special prosecutor?
          No one said republicans were immune from retardation LOL

          They certainly aren't.

          Evidence - who is in the whitehouse ? LOL

          There are still plenty of republitards floundering around wondering where their favorite Dr. Seuss book is.
          democrats stole it *winks*

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

            Of course it's not likely, even possible, that this story about russia - this is getting kind of familiar - is just another case of desperate libertards trying to muddy the waters, slow everything down and distract everyone.

            More of the same BS from liberals - they're so creative LOL - the same turd served up on a different paper plate /.... they think it's gonna work SOMEDAY LOL
            Sounds like a special prosecutor, then. Independent, experienced, and boring. He could start working, and the Dems have ...what? Nothing for awhile, until the first reports are published. Remember, the GOP controls both chambers of Congress, so they could keep a lid on reports, to counter any "mining" of unconfirmed gossip during the investigation phase. The other risk by those wanting to bring down the WH: The special prosecutor might find no significant legal problems with Russia's involvement. If that were the result, it would be an easy step to brush off the Dems with more "sore loser" paint. If it goes the other way, the GOP can claim they were on board with the SP from the start, and they'll do what needs to be done with their own administration.
            The latter result would be a GOP showing their willingness to clean house, especially if the mess is in their own kitchen. The former would be a Dem establishment digging themselves into a deeper hole.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by radcentr View Post
              Sounds like a special prosecutor, then. Independent, experienced, and boring. He could start working, and the Dems have ...what? Nothing for awhile, until the first reports are published. Remember, the GOP controls both chambers of Congress, so they could keep a lid on reports, to counter any "mining" of unconfirmed gossip during the investigation phase. The other risk by those wanting to bring down the WH: The special prosecutor might find no significant legal problems with Russia's involvement. If that were the result, it would be an easy step to brush off the Dems with more "sore loser" paint. If it goes the other way, the GOP can claim they were on board with the SP from the start, and they'll do what needs to be done with their own administration.
              The latter result would be a GOP showing their willingness to clean house, especially if the mess is in their own kitchen. The former would be a Dem establishment digging themselves into a deeper hole.
              Aye LOL ... we should be so lucky if it really does get that interesting, in either case. We can hope it's not just more time-wasting political garbage, I suspect that though.

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              • #8
                Sessions recused himself to knock the problem off the table and reduce the fuel for the fire. Congress know's Sessions is a reputable guy, but those who don't like his political view and or Anti-Trumpers who want to destroy Trumps administration, had to find another way to get rid of him. Being a racist didn't fly enough to keep him from being confirmed, so now they conjure up involvement with Russia and perjuring himself in front of Congress. A witch hunt it is. Getting rid of Flynn empowered the Dems to keep up the good work.

                Either Trump gave in to poor advisement, and got rid of Flynn to avoid more negative perception.. OR he didn't care about perception in any regard and truly got rid of Flynn because he didn't feel he could trust him, because Flynn wasn't up front with Pence/his administration. Either way, it encouraged the Dems to be steadfast in their attack on Sessions.

                The Dem cries need to be ignored or laughed at. Showing any sort of respect to appease or give an appearance of cooperation, is the problem we've had with Republican swamp all along. The best thing about Trump is that he's always stood his ground and did what he believed is right, giving the voters the understanding that he will not be persuaded to govern with fearful anticipation of what the media will put out.

                Sessions did the right thing recusing himself, as it is just nonsense that he's recusing himself from anyway. A give in that does no harm to the country and the lawfulness he intends to bring back.

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                • #9
                  Democrats are simply committing suicide. This nonsense does nothing but solidify support for Trump and make Democrats look like fools. People have alternate sources for information now and can actually look up the truth. The MSM is as hated today as ever and nobody but the most naive and partisan folks trusts anything they publish.

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                  • #10

                    There's nothing there, nothing was done wrong.

                    More noise from idio - democrats LOL

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                    Confirmed in January after a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sessions has been under fire after news reports Wednesday the Justice Department said he had met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak twice last year when he was in the Senate.

                    The agency, which Sessions oversees, concluded however nothing improper occurred via the meetings or in the attorney general's answers to Congress.

                    "I have performed exactly correctly for an attorney general of the United States," Sessions told Carlson.

                    "I don't think there's anything wrong with a United States senator meeting with an ambassador from Russia. It was a perfectly reasonable meeting."

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                    "I don't think that what was said about that meeting I had with the Russian ambassador was legitimate," Sessions said. "It was hyped beyond reason and I think it was unfair."



                    http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/atto.../02/id/776636/

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by radcentr View Post
                      Clearly, some Dems will take this opportunity to work negative publicity against the Trump WH. There is a clear political motivation. What is the motivation behind the GOP members who also suggest a special prosecutor?
                      Well, the Fake News Media will shout every allegation from the rooftops at every opportunity, and as Joseph Goebbels said, "If you tell the same lie enough times, people will believe it; and the bigger the lie, the better". Denying an investigation only provides the illusion of a cover up. Of course, given the vast volumes of US Code, a digital file weighing in at 172mb, and Lord knows how many trees, its theoretically possible that somebody did something, whether they intended to or not.

                      But of course, the real issue at hand here is that the press is no longer an independent body holding the the entirety of the government accountable, but a wholly owned subsidiary of the "democratic" party.

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                      • #12
                        So, just what where these dastardly meetings with Crazy Ivan?

                        So what are the two meetings that Sessions had? The first came at a conference on Global Partners in Diplomacy, where Sessions was the keynote speaker. Sponsored by the U.S. State Department, The Heritage Foundation, and several other organizations, it was held in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention.

                        The conference was an educational program for ambassadors invited by the Obama State Department to observe the convention. The Obama State Department handled all of the coordination with ambassadors and their staff, of which there were about 100 at the conference.

                        Apparently, after Sessions finished speaking, a small group of ambassadorsincluding the Russian ambassadorapproached the senator as he left the stage and thanked him for his remarks. Thats the first meeting. And its hardly an occasionmuch less a venuein when a conspiracy to interfere with the November election could be hatched.

                        Sessions also apparently met with the Russian ambassador in September. But on that occasion, Sessions was acting as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, not as a surrogate for the Trump campaign. Thats why the meeting was held in his Senate office. His DOJ spokesperson, Sarah Isgur Flores, says they discussed relations between the two countries not the election.

                        There was nothing unusual about this: Sessions met with more than two dozen ambassadors during 2016, including the Ukrainian ambassador the day before the meeting with the Russian ambassador.

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                        • #13
                          This whole situation is insane partisan BS with the vast bulk of the media clearly reviewing their propagandist orientation. You'll see the sessions statement everywhere but oddly enough the complete Franken statement/question that he was replying to turns up far less often. The whole Russian election rigging treason claim is idiocy.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by JDJarvis View Post
                            This whole situation is insane partisan BS with the vast bulk of the media clearly reviewing their propagandist orientation. You'll see the sessions statement everywhere but oddly enough the complete Franken statement/question that he was replying to turns up far less often. The whole Russian election rigging treason claim is idiocy .
                            What the media/democrat machine gives us consistently now.

                            Idiocy.

                            I feel sorry for them.

                            Ignore them, but ... what can you do for people that are so in love with their own stupidity ?

                            Nothing.

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                            • #15
                              Yeah against the rules to discuss elections inside. Have to walk across the street. I doubt sessions would break the rules, for he would get into trouble and they say he is a stickler when it comes to rules and law. That is my perception of him as well. I do not agree with his stance towards Pot, and he seems to be ok with the loss of privacy due to the national security state, which looks like what you would see in a book like 1984, but I would never question his integrity until he give me a reason to do so.

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