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  • Kelly Continues to Clean House

    Another one bites the dust. This week's winner is long-time friend and confidant of Trump, Keith Schiller.

    According to CBS News,
    Schiller is one of Mr. Trump's closest friends among his employees, and their relationship long pre-dates Mr. Trump's candidacy. Schiller had universal walk-in privileges to the Oval Office before Kelly arrived. It was customary for Schiller to meet Mr. Trump at the residence each morning and walk with him to the Oval Office. He frequently traveled with Mr. Trump as well.

    Schiller's planned departure comes just weeks after Kelly joined the White House. Kelly has tightened all access to the president in the Oval Office, and that included Schiller.
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-a...e-white-house/

  • #2
    Next to go ... Omarosa!

    According to The Daily Beast,

    The former Apprentice co-star who currently serves as the communications director for the Office of Public Liaison has seen her direct access to the president limited since Kelly took the top White House job in late July, sources tell The Daily Beast. In particular, Kelly has taken steps to prevent her and other senior staffers from getting unvetted news articles on the president's Resolute desk, a key method for influencing the president's thinking, and one that Manigualt used to rile up Trump about internal White House drama.

    Multiple sources in and outside the Trump White House told The Daily Beast that, until recently, it was common practice for aides to slide into the Oval Office and distract and infuriate the president with pieces of negative news coverage. Manigault, they say, was one of the worst offenders.

    "When Gen. Kelly is talking about clamping down on access to the Oval, she's patient zero," a source close to the Trump administration said.

    The stories Manigault would present to Trump, often on a phone or printed out, would often enrage the president, and resulted in him spending at least the rest of the day fuming about it.
    If you're not familiar with this interesting woman, here is a short clip that will give you an idea of who this woman is.

    Last edited by HawkeyeDJ; 09-03-2017, 09:04 AM. Reason: Fixed original formatting in quote

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    • #3
      Being a pessimist, and lacking accurate info, it might be concerning if Kelly is limiting trump by insuring he only gets the officially approved propaganda of the oligarchy, and military industrial national security state. Controlling the info available to trump is a way to control him to insure he does not drain any swamps. And with the ejections of men like bannon, and surrounding trump with the same kind of people who gave us what trump ran against, trump become less of a threat to what his supporters and even sanders supporters wanted changed.

      I wonder if trump is even aware of the CIA getting caught sending billions of bucks in arms to the radicals in Syria, using diplomatic flights from Bulgaria, and US private contractors to arm isis? Given there is of course another MSM black out on this news, including FOX, and being cut off from non oligarchy players by Kelly, I doubt if trump was even briefed by intel on the CIA still arming isis. And he will not hear about it in MSM unless he reads alternative source like Zerohedge.

      I remember the denial that our CIA would arm groups like isis in Syria, from just regular americans, who thanks to the lack of a free press were ignorant of reality, thanks to the MSM and our gov't. When Hersh provided the info that we were, publishers refused to publish it. LOL We cannot let the truth get out. So if our MSM working on behalf of the CIA cannot lie to us, they of course will just black out information. This creates a public who would never think our gov't via our CIA would ever arm radicals in Syria. But of course in order to arm isis they need a supplier and someone to buy it for them. Our CIA spent billions of tax money to do this and got caught. And the journalist? Oh, she got fired. Greenwald had to move to south America in order that he could practice journalism. We won't tolerate that in America. Hersh had to leave too. And assange is holed up in a embassy as we work hard to get his arse back here, so we can stop his journalism. A free press is a clear and present danger to a 1984 America, which is why we no longer have one. So, most people are informed and educated by propaganda, lies, black outs. We call them democrats and republicans.

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      • #4
        Yeah Blue, it's entirely possible that Kelly is a part of a conspiracy. Considering how easily Trump is duped by so many people, we had better hope Kelly takes his responsibilities seriously and for the right reasons.

        However, the title "Chief of Staff" means whatever the president says it means. If Kelly set some conditions on what he required to take the position, then it will be interesting how long he himself lasts. It sounds to me like he sees his job as the one who runs the West Wing. He is the gatekeeper to the president, and as such, the president doesn't hear or see anything the CoS doesn't think he needs.

        This nonsense that dozens of people could virtually waltz into the Oval Office and chat with the president or drop off some extraneous crap for him to read is unbelievable.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by HawkeyeDJ View Post
          Yeah Blue, it's entirely possible that Kelly is a part of a conspiracy. Considering how easily Trump is duped by so many people, we had better hope Kelly takes his responsibilities seriously and for the right reasons.

          However, the title "Chief of Staff" means whatever the president says it means. If Kelly set some conditions on what he required to take the position, then it will be interesting how long he himself lasts. It sounds to me like he sees his job as the one who runs the West Wing. He is the gatekeeper to the president, and as such, the president doesn't hear or see anything the CoS doesn't think he needs.

          This nonsense that dozens of people could virtually waltz into the Oval Office and chat with the president or drop off some extraneous crap for him to read is unbelievable.
          How is Trump going to know what he thinks without these people buzzing in his ear?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by redrover View Post

            How is Trump going to know what he thinks without these people buzzing in his ear?
            That's a good question. Also, with all these people out of the WH, Trump may very well become very paranoid, not knowing who they are talking to or what they are saying.

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            • #7
              It appears that the establishment has decided that they will not be able to impeach Trump so they have decided to wall him in.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post
                It appears that the establishment has decided that they will not be able to impeach Trump so they have decided to wall him in.
                OLD MAN, are you going on record saying General Kelly is the enemy?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by HawkeyeDJ View Post

                  OLD MAN, are you going on record saying General Kelly is the enemy?
                  I'm saying he is part of the establishment that oppose the agenda that Trump got elected on.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by OldmanDan View Post

                    I'm saying he is part of the establishment that oppose the agenda that Trump got elected on.
                    Ok, now you say Kelly "opposes the agenda". Does he oppose Trump?

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by HawkeyeDJ View Post

                      Ok, now you say Kelly "opposes the agenda". Does he oppose Trump?
                      He is simply trying to infuse a little discipline to this scatter shot administration. Good luck.

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                      • #12
                        The latest on Omarosa is she is no longer allowed in key presidential meetings. Apparently, prior to Kelly's arrival, she and other minor staffers were free to simply sit-in or walk-in on Oval Office meetings. General Kelly seems to think this is not a good idea and has come up with a 'no-fly' list of people that are to be kept out of key meetings. Omarosa is allegedly at the top of that list.
                        Last edited by HawkeyeDJ; 09-10-2017, 07:48 PM.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by HawkeyeDJ View Post
                          The latest on Omarosa is she is no longer allowed in key presidential meetings. Apparently, prior to Kelly's arrival, she and other minor staffers were free to simply sit-in or walk-in on Oval Office meetings. General Kelly seems to think this is not a good idea and has come up with a 'no-fly' list of people that are to be kept out of key meetings. Omarosa is allegedly at the top of that list.
                          Well, it took awhile, but I was right. Omarosa is history.

                          Some are claiming she was removed in dramatic fashion from the White House.
                          Last edited by HawkeyeDJ; 12-13-2017, 11:41 AM. Reason: added another link

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by HawkeyeDJ View Post
                            Well, it took awhile, but I was right. Omarosa is history.

                            Some are claiming she was removed in dramatic fashion from the White House.
                            Has anyone figured out what her job was yet?

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by redrover View Post

                              Has anyone figured out what her job was yet?
                              Trump trigger? Royal stirrer of the pot? Token something or other?

                              Now that she is out people gonna talk ... man, they gonna talk!

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