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May 30, 2019

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Tom R

JiB @ 7:31

How many times did you go into the Oval Office?

Also, you had a personal cell phone during the Reagan and Bush 41 terms? You must have been making big bucks. The original cell phones cost a helluva lot of money.

PS. OPSEC policy in 2019 is a tad bit different than it was in the 80s and 90s. When was the last time you had official OPSEC trainimg? For me it was a couple weeks ago.

Extraneus

Does anyone remember the one where Kirk let Khan into the ship's computer? (On MeTV tonight.) He should have been court-martialed for that.

Pinandpuller

Siberian Candidate? Nobody puts the Trump Family in the basement at Ekaterinaberg!

MissMarple2


Steve Herman
‏Verified account @W7VOA
3m3 minutes ago

If the Mexican government incapable or unwilling to help resolve the situation, tariff will keep up monthly, says @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff @MickMulvaneyOMB.


Steve Herman
‏Verified account @W7VOA
1m1 minute ago

By Oct. 1 tariffs on #Mexico to go to 25 percent if situation not resolved, according to @MickMulvaneyOMB.


Steve Herman
‏Verified account @W7VOA
1m1 minute ago

"We fully believe they have the ability to stop people coming in from their southern border," says @MickMulvaneyOMB. "These are not tariffs part of a trade dispute."

Threadkiller


The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2019


Statement from the President Regarding Emergency Measures to Address the Border Crisis

------------------------------------------------------------


As everyone knows, the United States of America has been invaded by hundreds of thousands of people coming through Mexico and entering our country illegally. This sustained influx of illegal aliens has profound consequences on every aspect of our national life—overwhelming our schools, overcrowding our hospitals, draining our welfare system, and causing untold amounts of crime. Gang members, smugglers, human traffickers, and illegal drugs and narcotics of all kinds are pouring across the Southern Border and directly into our communities. Thousands of innocent lives are taken every year as a result of this lawless chaos. It must end NOW!

Mexico’s passive cooperation in allowing this mass incursion constitutes an emergency and extraordinary threat to the national security and economy of the United States. Mexico has very strong immigration laws and could easily halt the illegal flow of migrants, including by returning them to their home countries. Additionally, Mexico could quickly and easily stop illegal aliens from coming through its southern border with Guatemala.

For decades, the United States has suffered the severe and dangerous consequences of illegal immigration. Sadly, Mexico has allowed this situation to go on for many years, growing only worse with the passage of time. From a safety, national security, military, economic, and humanitarian standpoint, we cannot allow this grave disaster to continue. The current state of affairs is profoundly unfair to the American taxpayer, who bears the extraordinary financial cost imposed by large-scale illegal migration. Even worse is the terrible and preventable loss of human life. Some of the most deadly and vicious gangs on the planet operate just across our border and terrorize innocent communities.

Mexico must step up and help solve this problem. We welcome people who come to the United States legally, but we cannot allow our laws to be broken and our borders to be violated. For years, Mexico has not treated us fairly—but we are now asserting our rights as a sovereign Nation.

To address the emergency at the Southern Border, I am invoking the authorities granted to me by the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Accordingly, starting on June 10, 2019, the United States will impose a 5 percent Tariff on all goods imported from Mexico. If the illegal migration crisis is alleviated through effective actions taken by Mexico, to be determined in our sole discretion and judgment, the Tariffs will be removed. If the crisis persists, however, the Tariffs will be raised to 10 percent on July 1, 2019. Similarly, if Mexico still has not taken action to dramatically reduce or eliminate the number of illegal aliens crossing its territory into the United States, Tariffs will be increased to 15 percent on August 1, 2019, to 20 percent on September 1, 2019, and to 25 percent on October 1, 2019. Tariffs will permanently remain at the 25 percent level unless and until Mexico substantially stops the illegal inflow of aliens coming through its territory. Workers who
come to our country through the legal admissions process, including those working on farms, ranches, and in other businesses, will be allowed easy passage.

If Mexico fails to act, Tariffs will remain at the high level, and companies located in Mexico may start moving back to the United States to make their products and goods. Companies that relocate to the United States will not pay the Tariffs or be affected in any way.

Over the years, Mexico has made massive amounts of money in its dealings with the United States, and this includes the tremendous number of jobs leaving our country.

Should Mexico choose not to cooperate on reducing unlawful migration, the sustained imposition of Tariffs will produce a massive return of jobs back to American cities and towns. Remember, our great country has been the “piggy bank” from which everybody wants only to TAKE. The difference is that now we are firmly and forcefully standing up for America’s interests.

We have confidence that Mexico can and will act swiftly to help the United States stop this long-term, dangerous, and deeply unfair problem. The United States has been very good to Mexico for many years. We are now asking that Mexico immediately do its fair share to stop the use of its territory as a conduit for illegal immigration into our country.

The cartels and coyotes are having a greater and greater impact on the Mexican side of our Southern Border. This is a dire threat that must be decisively eliminated. Billions of dollars are made, and countless lives are ruined, by these ruthless and merciless criminal organizations. Mexico must bring law and order to its side of the border.

Democrats in Congress are fully aware of this horrible situation and yet refuse to help in any way, shape, or form. This is a total dereliction of duty. The migrant crisis is a calamity that must now be solved—and can easily be solved—in Congress. Our broken asylum laws, court system, catch-and-release, visa lottery, chain migration, and many other loopholes can all be promptly corrected. When that happens, the measures being announced today can be more readily reduced or removed.

The United States is a great country that can no longer be exploited due to its foolish and irresponsible immigration laws. For the sake of our people, and for the sake of our future, these horrendous laws must be changed now.

At the same time, Mexico cannot allow hundreds of thousands of people to pour over its land and into our country—violating the sovereign territory of the United States. If Mexico does not take decisive measures, it will come at a significant price.

We therefore look forward to, and appreciate, the swift and effective actions that we hope Mexico will immediately install.

As President of the United States, my highest duty is the defense of the country and its citizens. A nation without borders is not a nation at all. I will not stand by and allow our sovereignty to be eroded, our laws to be trampled, or our borders to be disrespected anymore.

Tom R

This individual NOW, has been out of line and VERY RUDE to nearly everyone here.

Not true. Just in response to the people who display hostility to me first.

I do not regret anything I've said to this now INVISIBLE person. Certainly not after what he said to me over a year ago.

You continue to ignore the fact that everyone who weighed in blamed you for what you said and sided with me that my response to you was fully justified,

I don’t expect you to apologize but at least you have pledged to cease the personal attacks so that should please everyone here.

MissMarple2


Dan Bongino
‏Verified account @dbongino
8m8 minutes ago

“Good guys” don’t do what Bob Mueller did.
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I am sticking with Dan. He knows what's going on.

Narciso79

To be fair, they didnt know everything about Khan initially. One author created a back story in a series, setting the eugenics war as a shadow conflict with Robert Lansing and Terri garrs character

Pinandpuller

What is the American version of being sent to Siberia,, Alabama? Lincoln would have sent Jim Acosta there in the middle of the night.

MissMarple2

Latin Trumper 🇨🇺🇵🇷
🇪🇸 Retweeted
Paul Sperry
‏ @paulsperry_
8h8 hours ago

BREAKING: Sources tell me Democratic House Intel Chair Adam Schiff is demanding document production & testimony even from witnesses & subjects who had only bit parts in Mueller's probe & report, repaving not only old "collusion" ground but minor ground in Russia hoax. #Harassment

Narciso79

Interesting roddenberry had a certain fascination having flown that region during the war, the name of kns was that of a friend of his, his last work earth final conflict is transposed from the 62 sino Indian war.

MissMarple2

Regarding the President's earlier announcements about tariffs on Mexico if they don't do something about the illegals:


Steve Herman
‏Verified account @W7VOA

"I don't believe we spoke to any Democrats in advance of this," clarifies @MickMulvaneyOMB.
==========
My answer: GOOD!

Gentlejim

Abob,
Cool, we’d listen to WOWO on the way around the Fort of Fun while headed just south of there to see relatives when I was a kid. We’d transfer over from WLS on the way east.

Threadkiller

From the gaggle, emphasis mine:

"Do you still think Robert Mueller behaved honorably?

THE PRESIDENT: I think he's totally conflicted. Because, as you know, he wanted to be the FBI Director, and I said no. As you know, I had a business dispute with him. After he left the FBI, we had a business dispute. Not a nice one. He wasn’t happy with what I did, and I don’t blame him. But I had to do it because that was the right thing to do. But I had a business dispute.

And he loves Comey. You look at the relationship with those two. So whether it's love or deep like, but he was conflicted.

Look, Robert Mueller should've never been chosen because he wanted the FBI job and he didn’t get it. And the next day, he was picked as Special Counsel. So you tell somebody, "I’m sorry, you can’t have the job.” And then, after you say that, he’s going to make a ruling on you? It doesn’t work that way. Plus, we had a business dispute. Plus, his relationship with Comey was extraordinary.

Now, one other thing I’ll say: Why didn’t he investigate Strzok, and Page, and McCabe, and Comey and all the lies, and Brennan and the lies, and Clapper and the lies to Congress, and all of the things that happened to start this investigation? Why didn’t Comey come clean? Why didn’t Comey come clean and say the things that he knows are fact? Why didn’t Mueller investigate Comey, his best friend or his very good friend? And there are so many other things."

Whatshisname of Occam may want to weigh in..

Trump seems to be opening himself up for Most Uninformed of The Year. If Mueller was secretly working on Trump's laundry list of objections, Trump will look stupid.

If Mueller wasn't allowed to work on this because Rosenstein assigned the task to Huber/Horowitz/etc, Trump will look stupid.

If Comey was running a Team FBI sting, Trump will look stupid.

I'm sure there are other variations of 8-D where Trump's above comments will ultimately render him a clueless dolt on his own swamp draining quest, but I'm not interested in the permutations.

Or, and it seems like a pretty simple "or," Trump is telling the truth.

Gentlejim

Mueller, Comey, Brennan, etc have obviously forgotten every part of every oath they’ve ever taken. POSs all...

Jane

Pretty soon Trump will make clear we don’t need a Congress.

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/u-s-investigating-honduran-president-for-cocaine-smuggling-and-money-laundering

MissMarple2

Jane,

My opinion is we don't need THIS Congress. Too bad we can't call for special elections like in the UK.

MissMarple2

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7087945/Cory-Booker-launches-assault-Joe-Biden-1994-Crime-Bill.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailus

Good. I am glad to see this brought back up.

By the way, who did quite a bit to rectify the situation? President Donald J. Trump.

Narciso79

One implausible element from that episode I. Think is how Khan could master technologies that far advanced from his own time

henry

Khan read the online manuals in the Enterprise computer.

MissMarple2

Thread on why Barr released the entire report, minus redactions. Makes sense to me.

https://twitter.com/unseen1_unseen/status/1126416438758187008

MissMarple2

#DTS– diGenova: Mueller’s conference was vindictive, abusive, unprofessional & unethical under all bar associations & DOJ rules. He should be disbarred for his outrageous accusation against Trump. @POTUS is presumed innocent until he’s proved of otherwise in a court. #MAGA #Dobbs pic.twitter.com/xHucb3ZBQ6

— Lou Dobbs (@LouDobbs) May 30, 2019

Video at link.

Narciso79

Yes I get that but would he have understood them, it's a minor point

Tom R

If Mueller wasn't allowed to work on this because Rosenstein assigned the task to Huber/Horowitz/etc, Trump is being deceptive.

Corrected. When the indictments start occuring if anyone here wants to assert Trump’s comments today were stupid I promise not to say anything.

Threadkiller
He should be disbarred for his outrageous accusation against Trump

Is Mueller the real life Kevin Bacon from Animal House?

He sure is taking a beating for the sake of Kabuki Swamp Draining.

clarice

https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/nyt-bans-reporters-maddow-lemon-cnn-msnbc-report

Tom R

Edward Burke of the Chicago Machine indicted today.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndil/pr/city-chicago-alderman-indicted-federal-racketeering-and-bribery-charges-connection

Jane

Apparently Mueller has retracted his statement. I’ll refresh and find out if you guys know.

clarice

https://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/in-the-know/446248-hillary-chelsea-clinton-plan-hollywood-production-company
I can't wait. I'm sure you can't either.

Stephanie Nene Not Your Normal Granma

FTA: Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton plan to create a Hollywood production company, according to a Thursday Bloomberg report.

I really don't want to know about the casting couch there!!!!

MissMarple2

clarice,

I want Don Jr. and Eric to start a competing company.

Guess who would make movies people would actually watch?

LOL!

henry

Mueller retracted?

Jane

That’s wha they are saying on Hannity.

The Infamous Ignatz

That sounds pretty unlikely Jane.

Jane

Apparently Barr told him they had him on record saying the opposite of what he preached yesterday so he took it back.

Jane

Nope, I think it’s true.

Gentlejim

Retraction or not he’s still a massive steaming pile of shit.

henry

All I can find is Barr saying “no treason” and giving swampy cover to people that “convinced themselves they were doing the right thing” even though it was “antithetical to our democracy.” See CNN, The Hill.

Context would be helpful, but those sources never give any.

Jane

I hope I get this right, but no guarantee as myshort term memory officially sucks: mueller told Barr he would not indict Trump if he had the ability. Yesterday he said he would. That is the retraction.

henry

Here is The Hill on Barr.

https://thehill.com/policy/national-security/446273-barr-says-he-doesnt-think-obama-era-justice-officials-committed

clarice

Treason has a very specific definition at law. I don't see treason either. I see lots of other serious violations of law though.
https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/331974/
Trumpenfreude detailed.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Lyle: 5:36
Unbelievable.
Truly unbelievable. What are they going to do, mock her?
Ask her if she realizes she could have been Madame President if her cyber hygiene was a bit closer to adequate?

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2019/05/30/really-hillary-to-keynote-a-cybersecurity-summit-n2547144

Narciso79

Yes the irony is very crunchy, those Iraq era films are very much an art3fact of the times, occassionally they show green zone, but I've never seen fair game run anywhere.

MissMarple2

https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2019/05/30/huge-emergency-action-president-trump-announces-escalating-tariff-program-for-all-mexican-goods-until-illegal-central-american-migration-is-stopped/

An especially intersting excerpt from this post:

"I can’t stop laughing when I think about BMW and the German ‘splodey heads.

German automaker BMW invested $2 billion in Mexico (plant recently finished) as part of a prior plan/strategy to utilize the NAFTA loophole and gain access to the U.S. market. They are building cars there. Can you imagine how much a BMW will cost with another 25% added to the price of the finished product. LOL…

Hell, the Germans might end up being the South Mexico border patrol."

Bwahahaha! Very Stable Genius!!!

Melinda

MM-

Remember the aluminum & steel tariffs recently lifted on Canada and Mexico?

The US imposed 1023% tariff on aluminum kegs today, thus closing another Chinese loophole.

Pinandpuller

Captain Hate

Just listening to Old Yeller, did his internet tv thing get bought out by Glenn Beck? Ugh.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

Jane: "Thread on the private funded wall. It looks great!"
I CONTRIBUTED and I'm proud!

Me too. Donated (modestly) and proud.
While reading the comments of donators you could feel they were Deplorables. Just like us!

Narciso79

Yes they merged with the blaze, in part because the funder of crtv Corey Katz is w real jackalope who sued mark steyn

Pinandpuller

My next Netflix pitch: Glenn Beck Ruins Stuff

Pinandpuller

Do women know about retraction?

Captain Hate

Just listening to Old Yeller, did his internet tv thing get bought out by Glenn Beck? Ugh.

I'm not sure what the financial arrangements were but yeah, they're linked.

Davod

McCarthy is on Ben Shapiro's radio program. He says that the way Mueller got the report out was quite genius. Giving it to Barr and saying here it is I give you both sides of the obstruction case and you decide. Both sides?

How much of this did McCarthy do when he was in business as a prosecutor.

lurkersusie

Must read

Julie Kelly

Read this: One document that must be declassified. Brennan’s white envelope ⁦
@The_War_Economy

https://medium.com/@the_war_economy/declassify-the-envelope-cc3029f10fe2

Narciso79

Just another level of diubletalk hoe come this wasnt included in the fisa warrant presentation.

Pinandpuller

Delilah Long Distance Dedication to Bob Mueller

Take it Back- Reba McIntire https://youtu.be/J5jnu6oKV_o

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
17m17 minutes ago

I will be watching @AlanDersh on @IngrahamAngle at 10:00 P.M. He speaks the truth!

MissMarple2

Retweeted by the President. Link goes to article.

Shame on Robert Mueller for exceeding his role

Read the full story:https://t.co/lbU4at5q8E

Via: @AlanDersh pic.twitter.com/2ZS0LxOFOW

— TheHillOpinion (@TheHillOpinion) May 29, 2019
clarice

https://www.bnnbloomberg.ca/merkel-attacks-trump-s-unilateral-world-view-in-harvard-speech-1.1266461
Indeed, the multilateral view has helped Germany but not the US.

Threadkiller

Watching Dersh? But.. but.. Dersh hates Mueller???

Threadkiller

Exceded his role?!?!?!

What would Sir Wonkywonk of Occam say???

Face it. Trump has been telling the truth about Mueller the whole time.

MissMarple2

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/30/edward-gallagher-navy-seal-charged-murder-released/

Due to actions of the prosecutors.

MissMarple2


Dan Crenshaw
‏Verified account @DanCrenshawTX
1d1 day ago

My take on this Mueller press conference:

Nothing changed. Still no Russian collusion and no conclusion on obstruction.

But the President’s adversaries will continue to move the goalposts and push impeachment, ignoring what the American people really want: good governance.

MissMarple2

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/valerie-jarrett-obama-impeached-nanosecond#https://www.foxnews.com/politics/valerie-jarrett-obama-impeached-nanosecond#">https://www.foxnews.com/politics/valerie-jarrett-obama-impeached-nanosecond#">https://www.foxnews.com/politics/valerie-jarrett-obama-impeached-nanosecond#https://www.foxnews.com/politics/valerie-jarrett-obama-impeached-nanosecond#

I consider the appearance of Valerie Jarrett and her speaking out a sign they are very worried.

MissMarple2

https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/446278-grassley-slams-trump-tariffs-on-mexico

Captain Hate

The Ferret cons her lunch buddy, Rupert, to print that crap. Once a cuck...

MissMarple2


Elizabeth Landers
‏Verified account @ElizLanders

A reporter asked on this @WhiteHouse call about which products will be affected by the tariffs.

Administration response: “All of them.”
=============================
Hahahaha! Man, do I love this President!

Pinandpuller

Has anyone leaked what Bush 41 put in the funeral programs for Hillary etc?

Pinandpuller

I’d wave a sign around in front of a mattress store before I took a dime from Glenn Beck.

MissMarple2


Donald J. Trump
‏Verified account @realDonaldTrump
May 29

How do you impeach a Republican President for a crime that was committed by the Democrats? WITCH-HUNT!
=========================
He retweeted this from earlier this morning. I figure it means he knows something.

GUS

That's ridiculous. No part black bi-sexual President has EVAH been impeached.

Maybe she was hoping he can be prosecuted.
He kicked off the FRAME UP in Dec 16.

Btw, his admin, allowed RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA to occur. All 94 intel agencies agreed. REMEMBER?

Narciso79

Well Corey Katz screwed the pooch so they had to merge,

MissMarple2


Reuters Top News
‏Verified account @Reuters
2m2 minutes ago

JUST IN: Mexico's President Lopez Obrador asks Trump to have U.S. officials meet with the Mexican foreign minister in Washington on Friday to seek a solution that benefits both nations https://reut.rs/2XkynnO

Melinda

Oh, and Chinese mattresses. They got their very own tariff today too. Also bigly.

GUS

Chinese mattresses are OK, but I always wake up hungry.

MissMarple2


The White House
‏Verified account @WhiteHouse
11m11 minutes ago

“You could have chosen any school, any career you wanted, but you chose a harder path and a higher calling to protect and defend the United States of America,” President Trump told the graduating cadets of the U.S. Air Force Academy. http://45.wh.gov/5yKBD8

Captain Hate

Btw, his admin, allowed RUSSIA RUSSIA RUSSIA to occur.

The really really smart people, like Deliverance Joe and Low IQ Meeka, never bring this up.

Melinda

Obrador knew these tariffs were coming. No one reacts that correctly, that fast, without preparation or training.

GUS

The FULL COMMIE will squeal about another TRADE WAR.
This time with Mexico.
The FULL COMMIE LOVES AMERICA LOSING WARS.

Apparently, those days are over.

JM Hanes

Melinda:

In the case of Obrador, I can easily imagine him telling the president that it would really help to have a compelling reason to explain taking on the cartels without getting himself immediately bumped off.

MissMarple2

Heading to bed.

Nytol!

Melinda

Wouldn’t possibly have happened when they met before Orbador’s elevation.

Nahhhh.

And today? why today?

There’s a plan unfolding that’s been in the works (with Xi) for quite some time. Quite glaring now.

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

https://mobile.twitter.com/AOCoffice

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Office (Parody)‏ @AOCoffice May 27
Why do elevators have a button for the floor you’re already on? Seems wasteful.

Narciso79

Shes beyond parody isnt she:

https://babalublog.com/2019/05/30/pope-francis-angrily-refuses-to-meet-with-democratically-elected-and-practicing-catholic-italian-deputy-prime-minister-matteo-salvini-but-slobbers-over-mass-murdering-terror-sponsoring-comm/

President-Elect Jim,SunnyvaleCA

The AOC Office parody acct header notes that they're also on Parler.
Glad to see evidence of anti-Twitter getting traction, sad it's not Gab.

Captain Hate

The Peronist Pope loves those mass murderers. Yo Frankie, it won't bring back your "friends" you sold out.

Dave (in MA)

I tried out Parler. It's slow as hell.

GUS

Capn, just like here........POPE CHE is COMMIE 1ST Catholic second. The 2 cannot co-exist.
Our DEMOCRAP FULL COMMIE PARTY, painted themselves into a corner. Lose power or be COMMIE was the only choice.

Narciso79

Twasnt this Reagan's White House counsel once upon a time:

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2019/05/alabama-may-return-215-million-strip-donors-name-from-law-school-after-his-call-for-boycott-due-to-s.html?fbclid=IwAR3k85aFCVSSKHHM3nUXuaYIOxeVrYtErsQiyGz3UzEOZF_ff9V0jXEoYY0

Threadkiller

Mueller and Trump conspired to create this recent turmoil to provide cover for the sneaky trade war with Mexico.

Yeah.. that's it...


8-D

GUS

Either we get to kill babies or we take our money back.

Don't let the door hit you in the ass murderer.

Pinandpuller

So Dave, Parler ain’t no place to raise a family?

Captain Hate

Suck it Warriors. Go Raptors!!!

lyle

Go Raptors!!!

I can’t believe I’m barely interested enough in the NBA to agree with this but here I am.

Dave (in MA)

I got back on for a bit and it seems OK; might have been a temporary glitch before.

jim nj

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-purge/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-carrying-out-purge-after-hanoi-summit-collapse-chosun-ilbo-idUSKCN1T02PD

Hmm.

Narciso79

Yes someone should have told them what happened to yagoda and beria and the other one.

Tom R

It sure would be nice if the revenue from the new tariffs on Mexico could be used to fund construction of the border wall.

Narciso79

Yezhov was the one in between,,meanwhile Malaysia let loose one of the prisoners

Narciso79

Well no good deed goes unpunished:


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-48435902

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