U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Closed Thread Start New Thread
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Ohio
3,460 posts, read 1,241,201 times
Reputation: 2533

Advertisements

Just when you think it can't get worse. Trump is his own worst enemy.

“I just fired the head of the F.B.I. He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump said. The document logging the meeting was read to The New York Times by an American official. “I faced great pressure because of Russia. That’s taken off.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/19/u...omey.html?_r=0

Can anyone actually believe that Trump had ANY other reason to fire Comey than to squelch the Russian investigation? And make this gloating statement directly to the Russians?

 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:34 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
11,996 posts, read 6,870,772 times
Reputation: 12114
Many revelations to come, I think, now that Doofus has left the building!
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:35 PM
 
Location: Stasis
14,549 posts, read 8,678,362 times
Reputation: 7573
Oh good grief. Trump just admitted in an official gov't transcript that he fired Comey to stop the Russia investigation.

"I just fired the head of the FBI. He was crazy, a real nut job," Trump reportedly said. "I faced great pressure because of Russia. That's taken of."
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Lost in Montana *recalculating*...
10,337 posts, read 13,972,995 times
Reputation: 10881
It would be nice to have a corroborating statement from an official.


Or a recording.
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:37 PM
 
Location: San Diego Native to Denver Metro Transplant
10,232 posts, read 6,548,311 times
Reputation: 7332
Quote:
Originally Posted by Threerun View Post
It would be nice to have a corroborating statement from an official.


Or a recording.
Check the microwave in the oval office.
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Stasis
14,549 posts, read 8,678,362 times
Reputation: 7573
"The White House document that contained Mr. Trump’s comments was based on notes taken from inside the Oval Office and has been circulated as the official account of the meeting. One official read quotations to The Times, and a second official confirmed the broad outlines of the discussion."

Jason Chaffetz will formally ask for the document in 3,2,1...
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:38 PM
Status: "Everybody told me you can't get far on $37 and a *** Guitar" (set 2 days ago)
 
Location: Bel Air, California
19,768 posts, read 19,347,117 times
Reputation: 30238
did either of the Rooskies ask him what it was that he was being investigated about? or did they already know? <wink, wink>
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:38 PM
 
14,958 posts, read 8,037,857 times
Reputation: 5695
so revelation after revelation by WaPo and NYT turns out to be false but you keep posting the new one... what? you hoping that eventually one of them will be accurate?
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:39 PM
 
Location: Long Island
5,663 posts, read 2,201,968 times
Reputation: 3917
I love how the NYT and wapo storied broke just after air force I took off. Should be a fun trip!
 
Old 05-19-2017, 01:40 PM
Status: "Kakistocracy" (set 3 days ago)
 
Location: Self explanatory
8,520 posts, read 3,433,919 times
Reputation: 12998
I'm sure it was all just a joke, right? Just locker room ribbing.

Get ready for the Trump defenders:

1- He didn't say that!
2- (When the aspect of having evidence is introduced) If he did, you misunderstood/misinterpreted it.
3- If you didn't, then saying it was justified.
4- If it wasn't, bring on the deflection, whatabouts and or democrats said it too!
Wash, rinse, repeat steps 2-4 as needed.
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Closed Thread

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top