Artem Klyushin, a Russian billionaire who serves as a government advisor to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, tweeted a veiled threat to President Donald Trump on Thursday. āRussian oligarch tweets threat to Trump: This āwill be his last termā if he doesnāt āextinguish Russophobiaā Russian oligarch tweets threat to Trump: This āwill be his last…
House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) called out Trump after he refused to say with certainty that Russia was behind the 2016 election hacking as a man who is too weak to stand up to Putin.
“GOP leadership, with less backbone strength than Gumby, has tossed morals, integrity & patriotism out the window in their lust for power.”
āBut these strikes did more than simply punish Mr. Assad and deter future attacks; they have gone a long way to restoring our badly damaged credibility in the world.ā
“Did Hillary Clinton ever apologize for receiving the answers to the debate? Just asking!” he tweets as Trump/Russia investigations close in
“Today, several members of Team Trump realized they’re in the FBI’s cross-hairs & in bed with a regime that kills those it no longer needs.”
“Paul Manafort pledged to influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States to benefit President Vladimir Putin’s government.ā
The charade that Donald Trump is our legitimate president has worn increasingly thin…he stands but one good push away from impeachment
Waters called for a “bipartisan, independent commission to investigate the Russian interference in our election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.”
“James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus colluded with Russia. This story is FAKE NEWS and everyone knows it!”
The lie about British spying came to Sean Spicer from Andrew Napolitano, who got it from Russia via former CIA analyst Larry C. Johnson
If Putin is Trumpās friend and our press and intelligence community are his enemies, then Trump is not by any measure an American president.
“In which Sean Hannity looks for a way to blame Americans for an attack on America that was carried out by Russia. “
When Andrea Mitchell was ejected from room for daring to ask Rex Tillerson questions, Bill O’Reilly celebrated IWD by calling her ‘Unruly’
“Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!”
Sessions not only forgot how to speak English (Trump says he could have answered “more accurately”) but apparently forgot how to understand it
“They have lost their grip on reality. The real story is all of the illegal leaks of classified and other information. It is a total witch hunt!”
Issa said Sessions must recuse himself: “You cannot have somebody, a friend of mine Jeff Sessions, who was on the campaign and who is an appointee.”
“Honest Q for conservatives who aren’t just working with or around Trump, but rationalizing him: In your heart, don’t you know you’re wrong?”
The bill would establish a commission is to examine “activities by the Russian government…to interfere with” the 2016 elections
McMullin says “Republicans are now responsible for protecting the nation from its dangers.” Sadly, we can’t expect them to do that.
The only question now will Donald Trump be able to get a new NSA in place before yet further disasters overtake his administration.
“These people need to start getting lawyers and cutting deals because when we have both sides of the conversation, you are gonna get caught.”
āOpening this line of questioning could be a first step toward some real congressional oversight of the administration.”
In 2012, eyeing Hillary Clinton, King did not need facts or a chronology. Now, with all eyes on Donald Trump, he positively demands them.
“Either…the Russians have something on Trump or…there are financial ties that require Trump to behave in this way or…perhaps the Russians helped him in the election and this is some sort of quid quo pro.”
āAccounts and photographs from other diners seem to indicate these communications occurred in the presence of other guests.”
Spicer claimed that talking about a 17-day delay āassumes a lot of things that arenāt true,ā but what it actually involves is a suspension of reality.
“The WH ignored DOJ warnings and clearly has troubling ties to Moscow. Jason Chaffetz & Congressional Republicans are shirking their duties”
Amid a growing chorus of demands for an investigation into who knew what, Chaffetz claims āI think that situation has taken care of itself”
āAt the same time, General Flynnās resignation is a troubling indication of the dysfunction of the current national security apparatus.”
“Congressman, there is zero chance that we are going to move on until answers to the questions that present themselves at least get notice from the White House.”
Michael Flynn led the chants of “Lock her up!” Well, we know who should be locked up, and Flynn is only the first. He should be far from the last.
Donald Trump claimed this morning ‘I don’t know Putin,’ but in 2013, he said proudly, ‘I do have a relationship with him.’
A short list of Trump attacks include China, Germany, Mexico, Iraq, and Iran, always without bothering to have studied the details first
The Independent reveals that Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele watched as a cabal within the FBI sat on his Trump-Russia file for months
Michael Flynn, Trump’s pick as national security advisor, undermined Obama’s foreign policy on behalf of a man who isn’t president yet
Trump blames “Totally made up facts by sleazebag political operatives, both Democrats and Republicans – FAKE NEWS! Russia says nothing exists”
In recent days, Trump has embarrassed himself both over China and Mexico, tweeting off-the-cuff ruminations about issues of critical importance
This is a slippery and dangerous slope down which Trump and his surrogates have embarked. This is how dictatorships function, not democracies