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
Comments: 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]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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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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!
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.
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)
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
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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