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Here’s 23 ways Trump should
follow up his wiretap claims

New York Post, by Michael Goodwin

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Posted By:FlyRight, 3/19/2017 7:08:07 AM

President Trump is facing calls to retract and apologize for his sensational claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower last year. The chances of that happening are approximately zero, but Trump can meet his critics partway. Here’s what he should say: “My words were imprecise when I expressed concern that President Obama engaged in illegal surveillance. My intent was to focus public attention on the torrent of leaks of confidential information gathered by federal authorities. Such leaks are serious crimes and must be firmly addressed.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 3/19/2017 7:34:17 AM     (No. 11194445)

Follow your own instincts. Never follow advice from the press.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: rolfnader, 3/19/2017 8:47:21 AM     (No. 11194494)

You are absolutely right, Michael. That´s why we voted for you.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: davew, 3/19/2017 8:59:16 AM     (No. 11194503)

President Trump should apologize on the same day that the New York Times retracts its stories of January 19 and 20 and fires the four reporters who detailed the extent of the wire tapping based on illegal leaks from senior American officials. He can apologize after the MSM explaind the logic of saying that the intelligence community found no evidence of collusion between himself and the Russians without using any electronic surveillance techniques.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Udanja99, 3/19/2017 9:21:43 AM     (No. 11194522)

Does any elementary school teach grammar any longer? I don´t know how old Goodwin is, but you´d think that a professional writer could get his nouns and verbs to match up. Sorry to be a grammar Nazi, but it puts me off reading an article when the headline is so stupidly written.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40, 3/19/2017 9:43:55 AM     (No. 11194549)

What Goodwin says is valid and good but it still doesn´t hit the core issue. It WAS 0bama himself who ordered and orchestrated this. The secondary and corroborative evidence is plenty. There is no smoking gun for precisely the reason there never was one against the Clintons till the little blue dress. Trump knows this. He has also realized that this is a fight to the finish with the Kenyan. Nibbling away will take forever. One man will be left standing. And he intends to be that one. So he did the unexpected and he went directly for the head of the snake. There was no choice. IMO the stark evidence will come forward, out of sequence perhaps, but it will.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: judy, 3/19/2017 9:52:05 AM     (No. 11194560)

He should say I am deeply concerned who & how Flynn & Sessions names were released. This is completely illegal.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 3/19/2017 10:15:46 AM     (No. 11194589)

For a charge as serious as this one made by POTUS Trump, you´ve got to know that he has evidence and is simply waiting for all the leftoids to make a$$e$ of themselves--again, and for all to see. Also puts the "intelligence community" on notice that they had better wise up, too. Word play intended.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: thelmalou, 3/19/2017 11:19:10 AM     (No. 11194646)

Exacto, #7.

#4 - Writers usually don´t write their own headlines.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/19/2017 12:59:32 PM     (No. 11194752)

What the liberal media conveniently forgets is that all electronic monitoring (wiretapping) that was conducted by US agencies during the Obama terms was ultimately conducted in President Obama´s name, as the "buck" always stops at the President´s desk.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: NotaBene, 3/19/2017 2:51:22 PM     (No. 11194849)

Michael Goodwin brings up the good point that what affected the election result was Clinton keeping an illegal home-brew email server in a bathroom closet, then erasing 33,000 emails with bleachbit.

As for the DNC data Wikileaks, who never has lied so far, suggested it was obtained as a thumb drive from a Sanders supporter at DNC. This young man, first name Seth, was assassinated in D.C. As for the Podesta emails the Password was Password and after consulting with his IT specialist he authorized a phishing email himself.

I would like to thank Wikileaks for the most recent CIA files for I have a Samsung TV in my bedroom.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 3/19/2017 11:50:10 PM     (No. 11195176)

#4, The Post´s headline writers are to blame, not Mr. Goodwin.

However, I´ll forgive them. Anyone who can come up with "Headless Body in Topless Bar" can´t be all bad.

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