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08 Dec 2018 06:52

Koronin wrote:Apparently there is a 2nd county in NC District 9 that has irregularities that have been uncovered.

And then we get this out of Raleigh. FBI agents raid north Raleigh mansion in international murder-for-hire, bribery plot : https://www.wral.com/fbi-agents-raid-north-raleigh-mansion-in-international-murder-for-hire-bribery-plot/18044765/


"It's nothing new". Geezus!
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/election/article222739860.html#topicLink=election-fraud-investigation

It’s at least the fifth time since 2010 that state officials have looked into Bladen County elections. District Attorney Jon David, in a January letter to the State Bureau of Investigation, wrote of the county’s “troubled history of political groups exploiting the use of absentee ballots” to skew results for their candidates.
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Investigators are also looking into Robeson County, which has a reputation as a hotbed of government corruption. In just the last five years, three local elections have had to be canceled and re-done due to allegations of vote-buying and other types of fraud.

One former sheriff, Glenn Maynor, only recently got out of federal prison for crimes of his that were uncovered during the mid-2000s in an investigation called Operation Tarnished Badge. The Fayetteville Observer reported that one in every six sheriff’s office employees was convicted in federal court of crimes ranging from perjury to kidnapping, drug dealing and armed robbery.

Maynor had taken over from Hubert Stone, now dead, who was sheriff from 1978 to 1994. Stone’s son, Hubert Deese, was later convicted of dealing cocaine while Stone was in office.

Thomas Mills, a Democratic operative who ran for Congress from the neighboring 8th District in 2016 and has helped in some Bladen County campaigns, said he isn’t surprised that Robeson has made national news.

“It’s always been corrupt, and Bladen County’s always been corrupt,” he said. “It’s nothing new.”
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08 Dec 2018 06:55

https://www.thedailybeast.com/cohen-refused-to-fully-cooperate-with-federal-prosectors-in-new-york-memo?ref=home
Federal prosecutors in New York submitted a sentencing memo Friday for Michael Cohen, revealing the former Trump lawyer refused to fully cooperate with their probe. “Had Cohen actually cooperated, it could have been fruitful: He did provide what could have been useful information about matters relating to ongoing investigations being carried out by this Office. But as Cohen partially acknowledges, it was his decision not to pursue full cooperation,” the memo read. Prosecutors also said Cohen only met with them “about the participation of others” in financial crimes he had already pleaded guilty to, but would not discuss “other areas of investigative interest.” “Cohen’s efforts thus fell well short of cooperation,” prosecutors wrote.


https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-cohen-sentencing-memo-totally-clears-me
President Trump insisted on Friday evening that a sentencing memo filed by federal prosecutors in New York for his former personal attorney Michael Cohen “totally clears” him of wrongdoing. “Totally clears the President. Thank you!”


Mmmm ... "taking a bullet"?
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08 Dec 2018 14:38

Seems the Trumps and Clintons have more in common then they'd care to admit -

https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/420131-feds-received-whistleblower-evidence-in-2017-alleging-clinton-foundation
“There is no controlling Bill Clinton. He does whatever he wants and runs up incredible expenses with foundation funds,” states a separate interview memo attached to the submission.

“Bill Clinton mixes and matches his personal business with that of the foundation. Many people within the foundation have tried to caution him about this but he does not listen, and there really is no talking to him,” the memo added.
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08 Dec 2018 19:16

John Kelly..often described as the adult in the room..and a calming influence on Toddler Trump is going to quit ..Donald promised to get the best people..the smartest people..an obvious lie..completely void of reality and fact..Trump said he would use a "heavy vetting" technique ..so far one of his bigger fibs..
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09 Dec 2018 07:03

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2018-12-08/mueller-weaves-trump-manafort-and-cohen-ever-closer
On Friday evening, the White House dismissed the sentencing memos, with Trump's press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, specifically noting that the Cohen memos "tell us nothing of value that wasn't already known."


Unfortunately true - most had been in the press, but, think about it, a sitting President got his lawyer to lie to Congress.

https://www.newsmax.com/headline/prosecutors-seeks-years-imprisonment/2018/12/07/id/893667/
In an additional filing Friday evening, prosecutors said former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to them about his contacts with a Russian associate and Trump administration officials.

Manafort, who has pleaded guilty to several counts, violated his plea agreement by then telling "multiple discernible lies" to prosecutors, they said.



Stories in the press that Manafort's worried that his "Russian Connections" might come back to harm his family & friends, therefore the lying. Also Trump does like "tough guys" https://www.politico.com/story/2016/04/inside-trumps-security-juggernaut-221543 & https://www.thedailybeast.com/11-private-security-firms-guarding-donald-trump.
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10 Dec 2018 16:50

Something really really ugly is the pardon process..some of those in Trump's inner circle look to have negotiated provisions for a pardon. Team members in the White House would have normally treated people under investigation or pre ..post criminal trial as persona non grata..or completely toxic..it would look from the actions of Manafort and Roger Stone that they are counting on Trump giving them a get out of jail free card..Don Jr probably didn't ask..but who knows.
If the Congress and justice department are to be believed..if you lie to Congress or the police we will prosecute you..again we need to wait and see..Don Jrs lying is pretty clear..Cohen is going to get slammed.I
All Dems on weekend talk shows warned Trump about pardon misuse
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11 Dec 2018 01:08

Unchained wrote:Something really really ugly is the pardon process..some of those in Trump's inner circle look to have negotiated provisions for a pardon. Team members in the White House would have normally treated people under investigation or pre ..post criminal trial as persona non grata..or completely toxic..it would look from the actions of Manafort and Roger Stone that they are counting on Trump giving them a get out of jail free card..Don Jr probably didn't ask..but who knows.
If the Congress and justice department are to be believed..if you lie to Congress or the police we will prosecute you..again we need to wait and see..Don Jrs lying is pretty clear..Cohen is going to get slammed.I
All Dems on weekend talk shows warned Trump about pardon misuse



Remember there are state charges as well that he can't pardon.
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11 Dec 2018 06:10

Remember that the supreme court may change that..the days of being charged and tried in federal and state courts maybe nearing an end..
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11 Dec 2018 06:44

It was n't so long ago that Trump asked if he could pardon himself.

https://www.factcheck.org/2017/07/trumps-power-pardon/
U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 2, Clause 1: The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States; he may require the Opinion, in writing, of the principal Officer in each of the executive Departments, upon any Subject relating to the Duties of their respective Offices, and he shall have Power to grant Reprieves and Pardons for Offenses against the United States, except in Cases of Impeachment.


Congress would need to amend the Constitution for Trump to pardon people in State law cases, it seems.
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11 Dec 2018 09:01

The Mooch reminds Donnie how much he loves him -
https://www.rawstory.com/2018/12/anthony-scaramucci-says-trump-needs-someone-chief-staff-doesnt-care-doesnt-need-job/
“The president needs somebody that is not going to alter their behavior when he enters the room,” he continued. “The president needs somebody that does not need the job, doesn’t care. Loves the country, loves him and likes him, wants to do a good job. Will have his back, you’re going to go into major trench warfare.”
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11 Dec 2018 10:59

Robert5091 wrote:The Mooch reminds Donnie how much he loves him -
https://www.rawstory.com/2018/12/anthony-scaramucci-says-trump-needs-someone-chief-staff-doesnt-care-doesnt-need-job/
“The president needs somebody that is not going to alter their behavior when he enters the room,” he continued. “The president needs somebody that does not need the job, doesn’t care. Loves the country, loves him and likes him, wants to do a good job. Will have his back, you’re going to go into major trench warfare.”



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11 Dec 2018 17:55

Robert5091 wrote:The Mooch reminds Donnie how much he loves him -
https://www.rawstory.com/2018/12/anthony-scaramucci-says-trump-needs-someone-chief-staff-doesnt-care-doesnt-need-job/
“The president needs somebody that is not going to alter their behavior when he enters the room,” he continued. “The president needs somebody that does not need the job, doesn’t care. Loves the country, loves him and likes him, wants to do a good job. Will have his back, you’re going to go into major trench warfare.”


While the first part is certainly what he and the country need, it's literally the last thing Trump wants. He seems to need the latter part. He cares about loyalty over anything. It's a crime family.
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11 Dec 2018 22:34

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_House_Chief_of_Staff
The responsibilities of the chief of staff are both managerial and advisory and can include the following:

- Select key White House staff and supervise them;
- Structure the White House staff system;
- Control the flow of people into the Oval Office;
- Manage the flow of information;
- Protect the interests of the president;
- Negotiate with Congress, other members of the executive branch, and extra-governmental political groups to implement the president's agenda; and
- Advise the president on various issues, including telling the president what they do not want to hear.


Since Trump seems not to use/need/listen to a chief of staff, how about he uses "John Barron" and pockets another pay cheque? :D
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11 Dec 2018 22:44

https://www.thedailybeast.com/maria-butina-pleads-guilty-agrees-to-cooperate-with-us?ref=home
Maria Butina, a Russian national who cultivated relationships with powerful American conservative activists, agreed Monday to plead guilty to conspiring to violate laws prohibiting covert foreign agents. As part of her agreement, which was reviewed by The Daily Beast, she has promised to cooperate with American law enforcement.

As a result of the deal, Butina will become the first Russian national since the 2016 election to plead guilty to a crime connected to efforts to influence American politics. After running a gun rights organization in Russia, she moved to the United States, where she spent years building relationships with conservatives in hopes of influencing a future Republican presidential administration. During the campaign season, she questioned then-candidate Donald Trump about sanctions; built relationships in the upper echelons of the American gun rights community; arranged for NRA leaders to travel to Moscow; and bragged that she was a channel between Team Trump and the Kremlin, as The Daily Beast first revealed.
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Butina had once hobnobbed with the stars of the Republican firmament, getting pictures of herself with Gov. Scott Walker, Donald Trump Jr., NRA chief Wayne LaPierre, former Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Sen. Rick Santorum, and former NRA president David Keene. On July 11, 2015, Butina was in Las Vegas at an early rally for Trump’s embryonic presidential campaign, and asked the future president a question about Russian sanctions. Trump gave a surprisingly detailed answer. A year and a half later, she attended the invitation-only Freedom Ball after Trump’s inauguration.
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12 Dec 2018 05:53

https://www.axios.com/oval-office-trump-previews-next-phase-of-presidency-pelosi-schumer-808d086a-68d5-4852-96be-c063e8a3b228.html
In a letter to House leadership, 46 of the 66 new Democratic House members wrote: "We are united in the belief that ... we have a mandate to debate, draft, and work across the aisle to pass legislation."


Oh so young & naive ... :)

Immediately after the meeting:

- Schumer told reporters that Trump had a "temper tantrum."
- Pelosi told Democrats behind closed doors: “It’s like a manhood thing for him. As if manhood could ever be associated with him. This wall thing."
- More Pelosi: “I was trying to be the mom. I can’t explain it to you. It was so wild. It goes to show you: you get into a tinkle contest with a skunk, you get tinkle all over you.”


Geezus! 2 years of temper tantrums & skunk tinkle.
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12 Dec 2018 08:38

Did you meet w Russians..? No..the real answer was yes costing the American tax payers millions so far..did you pay porn stars.? Again no..but an expensive yes..the like costly..
Now for the profound.. "The Mexicans will pay for the wall"..not only a complete BS statement..we are facing not only a non payment from Mexico but Trump has flipped to America paying and willing or not..America is held hostage to King Trump..
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12 Dec 2018 13:40

Trump would rather talk about the wall then the "no collusion - witch hunt". Flynn & Cohen up in court.
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12 Dec 2018 21:17

Unchained wrote:Remember that the supreme court may change that..the days of being charged and tried in federal and state courts maybe nearing an end..



Actually that would only apply to charges that are identical. If the charges are different they will still be able to be tried in both Federal and State court. Also tax evasion of the IRS and tax evasion of a state are different charges.
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13 Dec 2018 02:17

Unchained wrote:Did you meet w Russians..? No..the real answer was yes costing the American tax payers millions so far..did you pay porn stars.? Again no..but an expensive yes..the like costly..
Now for the profound.. "The Mexicans will pay for the wall"..not only a complete BS statement..we are facing not only a non payment from Mexico but Trump has flipped to America paying and willing or not..America is held hostage to King Trump..
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did anyone actually believe that would happen??
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13 Dec 2018 03:21

No rational person regardless of party thought Mexico would pay for a wall. All the data then and now shows the main form of illegal immigration takes place from overstayed visas..Trump has never mentioned it..we had mass shootings nationwide..at a Florida school..at a Texas church..at a San Bernardino office..in Orlando minutes from Disneyworld..people slaughtered trying to enjoy a night of country music..and on and on and...
Our petty..poop for brains President..sees a shooting in Strasbourg France and what does he conclude? That this time of terror wouldn't happen in the U.S.if we had a wall..a complete and utter dismal that murder and terror I mentioned before was done by U.S. Citizens..
The president and the public don't understand tourism..business travel..student visas..nothing..go to NY..CA..or Texas..it wouldn't take you 10 minutes to discover someone who overstayed a visa and started living American.
.the president has done nothing promised..not a stronger country in any way..he dreamed up taking a Chinese national as a human bargaining chip..he is suddenly silent on N.Korea..
No healthcare reform..drug use and death..no noticeable difference..and as I said before..middle aged white men dying from despair..suicide epidemic..have crimes up nationwide..
Many lives ruined as Trump keeps toying with tarriffs and economic charades never before seen in the U.S...Trump claims about companies always false..Carrier air conditioning first..check and see if he was right about the company..coal companies..car makers..steel manufactures..none of what he has said was true..
And nobody asks..until it's answered..I thought Mexico would pay?..where is the health care ?..you said it was super easy.and budget and revenue..? Where is money?
And now as if a lame duck Congress couldn't do anything worse than the day before..they are drafting laws to give farmers and oil companies billions in welfare payments..
There is an insult that goes..you could,fvck up a wet dream..this was written for and about Trump.
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