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Trump dictated son’s misleading statement
on meeting with Russian lawyer

Washington Post, by Ashley Parker*

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/31/2017 9:24:39 PM

On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelation that Trump’s oldest son had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign — a disclosure the advisers knew carried political and potentially legal peril. The strategy, the advisers agreed, should be for Donald Trump Jr. to release a statement to get ahead of the story. They wanted to be truthful, so their account couldn’t be repudiated later if the full details emerged. But within hours, at the president’s direction, the plan changed. Flying home

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Here we go again. How do we even know this is true? Of course the desired damage will be done. I want these leakers to be fired immediately!! Of course once again this article is filled anonymous sources. I´m so sick of this outrageous behavior from the media and those who are doing nothing but hurting Trump.

[*w/Carol D. Leonnig, Philip Rucker, Tom Hamburger & Alice Crites]

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 7/31/2017 9:27:26 PM     (No. 11337339)

It´s simply remarkable the lengths that the WaPo will go to try and bring Trump down, and at the same time ignore real scandals.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/31/2017 9:28:32 PM     (No. 11337341)

Who are all these anonymous “advisers” who know what President Trump did on the flight back from the G20?

One of Trump’s attorneys, Jay Sekulow, declined to discuss the specifics of the president’s actions and his role in crafting his son’s statement about the Russian contact. Sekulow issued a one-sentence statement in response to a list of detailed questions from The Post.

“Apart from being of no consequence, the characterizations are misinformed, inaccurate, and not pertinent,” Sekulow’s statement read.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: MFM, 7/31/2017 9:28:58 PM     (No. 11337343)

After Jared this whole thing hit the pan, now with Wasserman Schultz and her Pakistani boy toy its a whole new game, they are scared...WaPo failed to get the memo..Not worth a click..

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 7/31/2017 9:30:02 PM     (No. 11337345)

When we say "How do we even know this is true?” we’ve already taken the hook. WaPo scores again.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoniTx, 7/31/2017 9:30:16 PM     (No. 11337346)

They´ll say, and do, and write Anything to change the subject....sigh...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: dman, 7/31/2017 9:33:38 PM     (No. 11337349)

It´s WaPo. Probably "fake news" as OP suspects. Donald Jr. strikes me as smart enough not to need his dad to dictate a statement to him, especially with advisers available to assist.

This is why more and more folks no longer trust the "lamestream" media. Their main capital is credibility, which they have lost.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: scottc, 7/31/2017 9:36:39 PM     (No. 11337353)

No Sources = No Story.....NEXT!!!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jawone, 7/31/2017 9:46:54 PM     (No. 11337362)

Bezos´ bauble, the Amazon Washington Post -- purchased for chump change to pander to his friends, persecute his enemies, and above all, protect his vast fortune -- is attempting murder [of POTUS#45], but will only wind up committing suicide.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jinx, 7/31/2017 9:49:19 PM     (No. 11337366)

If my memory serves me correctly, Bill Clinton told his mistresses to deny, deny, deny.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: greggojo, 7/31/2017 9:55:22 PM     (No. 11337370)

This in reference to a 20 minute meeting (Jared left after 5 minutes). Meanwhile, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz had Imran Awan on her staff for 13 years. And paid OUR TAX DOLLARS to the tune of $160,000 a year for Imran´s 20 year old brother who worked at McDonalds. Let´s get to something with a there, there Wapo.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 7/31/2017 9:55:58 PM     (No. 11337371)

Who was the source, Dan Rather?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 7/31/2017 9:57:15 PM     (No. 11337372)

Who the f*** cares?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/31/2017 10:03:12 PM     (No. 11337377)

Probably more fake news, but if not, how many people aboard Air Force One would be in a position to witness President Trump dictating that statement and how would they know at the time that Trump knew that the statement was actually misleading? Should be easy to catch that leaker if he or she even exists.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Krause, 7/31/2017 10:06:40 PM     (No. 11337382)

The Wapo Enquirer.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: saguni, 7/31/2017 10:11:59 PM     (No. 11337386)

Should be easy to catch that leaker if he or she even exists. (My emphasis)

That´s the media´s problem...each time they "print" (put out) a story with anonymous as a source, its another nail in their coffin.

They´ve overused the word anonymous so completely, I presume the source is fictional, the information is fictional, and the news outlet is a lying steaming pile of...´nuff said.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 7/31/2017 10:36:52 PM     (No. 11337403)

OK, this one has finally pushed me over the edge.

No more WaPo support--no more Amazon.

Screw you Bezos.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lucky5, 7/31/2017 10:45:10 PM     (No. 11337408)

Still waiting to hear Debbie Wasserman, and Pakistani computer guys rip offs, blackmail and all kinds of evil stuff stories from WaPo.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Tusker, 7/31/2017 10:49:42 PM     (No. 11337409)

No he didn´t.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: FormerDem, 7/31/2017 11:06:12 PM     (No. 11337416)

the wapo appears to be claiming (?) that somebody who was actually on Air Force One for this meeting leaked to them in this damaging way about the president. I don´t know whether I believe that. i donno

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Judy, 7/31/2017 11:18:21 PM     (No. 11337421)

WP is garbage.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 7/31/2017 11:47:33 PM     (No. 11337430)

*Yawn*

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/31/2017 11:54:36 PM     (No. 11337433)

Gee, WaPO- would that be a misleading answer like the one Hillary Clinton gave when asked before a Congressional Committee if she wiped her server clean, "What do you mean? Like with a cloth?"

It all depends on the definition of what "is" is? Right?

As in "I did not have sex with that woman Monica Lewinsky."? Do you mean misleading statements like that WaPO?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/1/2017 12:41:40 AM     (No. 11337449)

The WaPo writes these articles primarily for their fellow travelers. They must keep them in a perpetual state of agitation. The narrative of Trump wrongdoing must not be allowed to wane. They must be encouraged to believe that any moment Donald Trump will be escorted out of the White House in disgrace. That is the fantasy they weave every single day. All this deception because they can´t accept the fact that Americans have rejected them and want no part of their agenda. While they indeed may be delusional, they are deadly serious about their methods. We are facing an enemy who is focused and will stop at nothing to achieve their goal. Truth is immaterial when propaganda is your driving force.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: pchristopher, 8/1/2017 1:44:53 AM     (No. 11337461)

The Post....that figures.

A little tip: What the Post is really best at is cleaning glass. I use it occasionally and it´s almost streak free...beyond that , it´s not worth much.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: molson309, 8/1/2017 6:34:41 AM     (No. 11337518)

#24 - it´s also good for lining bird cages.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: broken01, 8/1/2017 7:20:04 AM     (No. 11337551)

#25-It´s also good for puppy training pads. My friend used it yesterday with his Great Dane puppy. That dog is going to be yuge.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: gone2pot, 8/1/2017 7:46:05 AM     (No. 11337572)

24, Windex and WaPo is what we used at Navy to clean the mirrors and windows in our rooms. Can´t remember how or where we got the subscription but had to know a sports article and a news article every day as Plebes but what a great streak free wipe. There was never an excuse for a Plebe (or any upperclassman for that matter) to fail a mirror or window inspection thanks to Windex and of course the WaPo. I wonder if they´ve since made that wonderful property as useless as everything else about them.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: little guy, 8/1/2017 8:48:43 AM     (No. 11337632)

This is just more red meat from the WaPo feeding the left frenzy machine. It´s an attempt to get the Libs (like Mad Cow, Morning Schmoe and the Spitter) to "connect the dots" that it was Reince or Spicer getting revenge by leaking this to them. Only one problem: The whole thing is made up.

And even if it were 100% true ... a majority of us don´t give a rat´s patootie. A dad helping his son.

The more serious crime is that the Lame Stream Media is merrily creating a climate of hatred between the Left & Right. And it´s working. Where I once only had a distaste I now openly despise the people who supported the Clintons, Obama, Lynch, Pelosi, Schumer, etc!



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Reply 29 - Posted by: Carpe Diem, 8/1/2017 9:14:37 AM     (No. 11337665)

Perhaps I´m just getting slow, but I´m still trying to figure out why this is so wrong. Big deal!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/1/2017 11:55:04 AM     (No. 11337889)

The liberal Democrats insinuate that everything that President Trump touches is wrong, even though it is not wrong. As the liberal Democrats know that their low information constituencies, upon whom the liberal Democrats depend upon to elect them, generally don´t have a clue as to what is right or wrong at high levels of Government discourse.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: dvc, 8/1/2017 12:06:27 PM     (No. 11337901)

I don´t believe anything put out by Bezos´ Propaganda Machine, WashComPost.

To quote a certain Congressman, "You lie!".

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Harlowe, 8/1/2017 12:21:57 PM     (No. 11337920)

Leaks? Creative Writing? There may be leaks and anonymous sources, but there is also “creative writing” defined as, “…any writing that goes outside the bounds of normal professional, journalistic, academic, or technical forms of literature, typically identified by an emphasis on narrative craft, character development, and the use of literary tropes…” (Wikipedia) More simply stated, “…the exercise of creating imaginative drama, fiction…” (Dictionary.com)

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Packard Man, 8/1/2017 1:49:29 PM     (No. 11338021)

Saw this on Yahoo last night and laughed. I´m surprised they didn´t claim Trump sent the message by telepathy and was then repeated flawlessly and verbatim by his son.
Thereby concluding that they are aliens. s/o

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Reply 34 - Posted by: bohallx, 8/1/2017 1:50:13 PM     (No. 11338023)

If it´s the Post, don´t burn the roast.



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Reply 35 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 8/1/2017 6:15:15 PM     (No. 11338219)

ABC NBC CBS CNN MSNBC NPR PBS WAPO SLIMES ASS-PRESS

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Who ya with?

Veterans for TRUMP
Ignore the horse hockey!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: califedup, 8/1/2017 6:36:51 PM     (No. 11338228)

At what point do the communist democrat propaganda finally, at long last realize that the vast majority of Americans do not give a single damn about Russia or President Trump helping his son prepare a statement before he has to testify before those phony, corrupt lying communist democrats and republicans in Congress about Russia.

We don´t care. Get it you dummies. We do however care about the scandal upon scandal and crimes upon crimes committed with impunity by the Obama regime, the Clintons, Wasserman Schultz which go uninvestigated, not covered by these scum in the media and no consequences whatsoever for committing felonies and betraying our country.



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Reply 37 - Posted by: Judy, 8/1/2017 6:37:58 PM     (No. 11338229)

Do you really believe Trump would do this in front of the democrat media?I would ban all press from the plane. And people still shop Amazon after the WP has tried to destroy Trump every day.

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Daily Mail [UK], by Ann Schmidt    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/20/2017 9:04:06 PM     Post Reply
Ten sailors are missing and five have been reported injured after the USS John S McCain was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel on Monday morning, the Navy has said. The collision between the US guided-missile destroyer and merchant vessel Alnic MC was reported at 5.24am local time. The John McCain was underway east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, on its way to a routine port visit in Singapore. It is now sailing under its own power and heading to port, the Navy said. The crew is reportedly fighting flooding in two crew berthings and an area of the ship known as the 'shaft alley'.

University of Texas removes four
Confederate statues overnight

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New York Post and wire reports, by Amanda Woods and staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 8/21/2017 1:09:05 PM     Post Reply
A Texas college campus removed four statues of prominent Confederate figures in an overnight sweep, according to reports. The statues of Gen. Robert E. Lee, Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate Postmaster General John H. Reagan and former Texas Gov. James Stephen Hogg were each taken down from the campus’ Main Mall in an operation beginning just before midnight and continuing through the early morning, KSAT 12 reported. “Last week, the horrific displays of hatred at the University of Virginia and in Charlottesville shocked and saddened the nation,” University of Texas President Greg Fenves said in a statement. “These events make

Tom Skilling Cried During The Eclipse
And We Love Him Even More Now

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DNAinfo Chicago, by Kelly Bauer    Original Article
Posted By: AltaD- 8/21/2017 3:37:34 PM     Post Reply
The eclipse that occurred over Chicago led thousands to the beaches and streets, where they gasped and cried out as the sun partially disappeared. For WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling, it was an especially awe-inspiring event. The famed meteorologist hugged and high-fived people around him and wept as the eclipse occurred Monday afternoon. "Oh, my word," Skilling said. "Wow. This is amazing. What do you think of this, this?" At another point, he told viewers, "I´ll get my act together, guys." His voice cracking, Skilling apologized for his tears. Skilling´s heartfelt reaction earned him praise from fans:

Chaos as drivers ride bumper to bumper
on long journeys home from the ´Great
American Eclipse´ and some areas
even report running out of GAS

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Daily Mail [UK], by Matthew Wright    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/22/2017 2:46:26 AM     Post Reply
Thanks to Monday´s solar eclipse, disastrous traffic jams have been taking over the country these last few days. And as folks leave the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse since 1918, the U.S. Department of Transportation estimated that nearly two-thirds of the nation´s resident live withing a day´s drive of the path of totality. And with Oregon being the first to see the eclipse, it and neighboring state Washington are experiencing the worst bouts of the traffic jams. ´This is the biggest transportation event that has ever hit Oregon,´ Dave Thompson, a spokesman for the Oregon Department of Transportation told AP. Oregon

Americans don´t trust the media,
and for good reason

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The Hill, by Sbaryl Attkisson    Original Article
Posted By: Tianne- 8/21/2017 4:52:47 AM     Post Reply
Trust in the mass media is at an all-time low. Two-thirds of Americans believe the mainstream press publishes fake news. Yes, there’s still much good journalism to be found, if you know where to look. Yet, ask reporters who’ve been around a while, and many will tell you that a lot of good journalism is being left unpublished. Good journalists hate what’s happening to the news. We have only ourselves to blame. Firewalls that once strictly separated news from opinion have been replaced by hopelessly blurred lines. Once-forbidden practices such as editorializing within straight news reports, and the inclusion of opinions as if


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