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Re: Trump Administration* - Fired / Quit

Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:13 pm

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Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:50 am
Hard to tell what's family and what's government and what's just Palin and simple dumbasses, but it appears that Vanessa just quit her position.
I vote for #s 1 and 3.

Model says Donald Trump Jr. sent her flirty messages: 'I'm not surprised Vanessa bailed'

After 5! kids it's time for a new trophy.

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Remember when they said Trump was bringing, Jesus, prayer and family values back to the White House? 😂
Sounds like the lech didn't fall far from the Dotard.
The nut doesn't fall far from the tree. Donnie Tiny Hands must be proud.
This douche didn't fall far from the bag.
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Unread post by JTA » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:35 am

Technically not part of the Trump admin -

FBI director Andrew McCabe fired two days before he could retire and collect his pension.

Super shitty for him, super petty move.

Trump tweet:
FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is racing the clock to retire with full benefits. 90 days to go?!!!
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Unread post by Vrede too » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:15 pm

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"Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!"
- Current Trump Tweet

Wikipedia: Gina Haspel:
Haspel ran a "black site" CIA prison located in Thailand in 2002. The site was codenamed "Cat’s Eye" and held suspected al Qaeda members Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri and Abu Zubaydah for a time. The Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture specifies that during their detention at the site they were waterboarded and interrogated using no longer authorized methods. Declassified CIA cables specify that Zubaydah was waterboarded 83 times in a month, was sleep deprived, kept in a "large box", had his head slammed against a wall and he lost his left eye. Zubaydah was deemed, by the CIA interrogators, to not be in possession of any useful intelligence.*

Haspel later was the chief of staff to Jose Rodriguez, who headed the CIA's Counterterrorism Center. In his memoir, Rodriguez wrote that Haspel had "drafted a cable" in 2005 ordering the destruction of dozens of videotapes made at the black site in Thailand.
* Despite this, he's still been held without trial for 16 years.

So, a very good day for torturers even if Saccone loses.
She did run the "black site" CIA prison located in Thailand, may not have been involved with torture.

ProPublica leads media into correction of murky CIA story
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Re: Trump Administration - Fired / Quit

Unread post by rstrong » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:28 pm

Vrede too wrote:
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She did run the "black site" CIA prison located in Thailand, may not have been involved with torture.
She ran a "black site" CIA torture prison located in Thailand, but may not have been involved with torture of that specific person.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:46 pm

rstrong wrote:
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She ran a "black site" CIA torture prison located in Thailand, but may not have been involved with torture of that specific person.
As you say.

Declassify CIA Director Nominee’s Role in Torture, Rights Groups Demand
As confusion swirls over what exactly Gina Haspel’s role in brutal interrogations was, a civil libertarian letter to the Senate calls for sunlight into the black sites.


Could definitively answer questions, but I'll be surprised if it happens.

Washington Breaks Out the “Just Following Orders” Nazi Defense for CIA Director-Designate Gina Haspel

Sen. Rand Paul is on Sunday morning TV calling her a torturer and Pompeo a warmonger.


List posted to a forum. Not quite up to date (Tillerson) and not verified by me.
Sally Yates. Fired
Angella Reid. Fired.
James Comey. Fired.
Rex Tillerson. Fired.
John McEntee. Fired.
Preet Bharara. Fired.
Steve Goldstein. Fired.
Mike Dubke. Resigned.
Walter Shaub. Resigned.
Rachel Brand. Resigned.
Sean Spicer. Resigned.
Michael Short. Resigned.
Brenda Fitzgerald. Resigned.
Katie Walsh. Resigned.
Reince Priebus. Resigned.
Anthony Scaramucci. Resigned.
K.T. McFarland. Resigned.
Steve Bannon. Resigned 2 weeks after being fired.
Sebastian Gorka. Resigned.
Tom Price. Resigned.
Carl Icahn. Resigned.
Dina Powell. Resigned.
Rick Dearborn. Resigned.
Omarosa Manigault Newman. Resigned.
Rob Porter. Resigned.
Josh Raffel. Resigned.
Hope Hicks. Resigned.
Gary Cohn. Resigned.
Robert M. Lightfoot (head of NASA). Resigned.
Jeff Sessions. Recusal.
Michael Flynn. Indicted, guilty plea.
Paul Manafort. Indicted.
Rick Gates. Indicted, plea deal.
George Papadopoulos. Indicted, plea deal.
Richard Pinedo. Indicted, guilty plea.
Alex van der Zwaan. Indicted.
Trump aide Nunberg calls Press Secretary a 'fat slob'.
60% of State Department diplomats resign.
Secretary of State calls President of the United States a 'moron'.
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:20 am

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Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:34 pm

Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

:D :---P
... The departure of attorney John Dowd comes as the president has personally intensified his attacks on the special counsel and just days after the Trump legal team added a new lawyer, former U.S. attorney Joseph diGenova, who has alleged on television that FBI officials were involved in a "brazen plot" to exonerate Hillary Clinton in the email investigation and to "frame" Trump for nonexistent crimes....
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Joseph diGenova doesn't have a Wiki page but his wife, Victoria Toensing, is a a real peach.
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:32 pm

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Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

:D :---P
... The departure of attorney John Dowd comes as the president has personally intensified his attacks on the special counsel and just days after the Trump legal team added a new lawyer, former U.S. attorney Joseph diGenova, who has alleged on television that FBI officials were involved in a "brazen plot" to exonerate Hillary Clinton in the email investigation and to "frame" Trump for nonexistent crimes....
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Joseph diGenova doesn't have a Wiki page but his wife, Victoria Toensing, is a a real peach.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:01 pm

Saw that, decent on Law & Order, lousy in Congress.
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Unread post by GoCubsGo » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:38 pm

McMaster -He gone!!


Foxy Bolton is the new yes man.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:42 pm

GoCubsGo wrote:
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McMaster -He gone!!

Foxy Bolton is the new yes man.
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster To Leave White House

National security adviser H.R. McMaster is leaving President Donald Trump’s administration, the president announced Wednesday. McMaster will be replaced by former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton....
I have despised John Bolton for more than 3 decades.
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Unread post by rstrong » Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:21 pm

McMaster is the latest of several senior officials to leave the White House,...
"Several."

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Unread post by Vrede too » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:58 pm

Vrede too wrote:
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I have despised John Bolton for more than 3 decades.
Trump's Next National Security Adviser, John Bolton, Is As Dangerous As You Remembered

WASHINGTON — John Bolton, who President Donald Trump said on Thursday will replace H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser on April 9, is a polarizing pick, even by Trump administration standards.

Bolton is a notoriously hawkish former United Nations ambassador whose views don’t even align with the isolationist foreign policy platform on which Trump campaigned ― although it is difficult to tell what the president actually believes....

Bolton fiercely advocated for the Iraq War and promoted the false justification for it....

He has called for bombing Iran and North Korea....

He damaged the United States’ foreign policy reputation while serving as the ambassador to the U.N....

He has aligned himself with anti-Muslim hate groups....

He joked that former President Barack Obama was a Muslim....
They don't even mention his Reagan, George H. W. Bush and reichwing North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms ugliness.
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Unread post by rstrong » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:38 pm

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I have despised John Bolton for more than 3 decades.
Yup. Trump kept calling the Iraq War the worst decision in the history of the United States. And then hires the guy who shook his pom-poms for it the hardest. And who just a few weeks ago was on Fox News demanding a war with Iran.

Also:

Let’s call Bolton what he is, a War Criminal with Terrorist Ties, not just “Hawkish”
He is also in the back pocket of the MEK Iranian terrorist organization, which despite its violent and smelly past has proved so useful to those plotting the apocalyptic destruction of Iran that the Washington elite decided to take it off the list of terrorist organizations in 2012.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:59 pm

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Yup. Trump kept calling the Iraq War the worst decision in the history of the United States. And then hires the guy who shook his pom-poms for it the hardest....
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All former Bush administration officials should have zero standing on Syria. Iraq was a waste of blood & treasure.

12:41 PM - 5 Sep 2013

Some of us objected for 8 years to Obama’s choice to not prosecute the torturers, not only out of a desire for justice but also because of future implications.

Why Gina Haspel, the Queen of Torture, Was Able to Rise to the Top of the CIA
Obama’s decision not to pursue accountability has given Bush administration criminals golden-shield powers.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Mon Mar 26, 2018 12:43 pm

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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:12 pm

Given that Stormy Daniels was on the payroll (for not talking), I suppose she should be on this list too.

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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:17 pm

rstrong wrote:
Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:12 pm
Given that Stormy Daniels was on the payroll (for not talking), I suppose she should be on this list too.

considering the tweet Tiffany "liked", she may have quit too.
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Mar 26, 2018 1:46 pm

billy.pilgrim wrote:
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considering the tweet Tiffany "liked", she may have quit too.
If Melania were to quit, Trump could have a new bride in time for 2020. A "royal wedding" just before the election would boost his numbers almost as much as a war. How dare Democrats say anything bad about such a sacred event!

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:30 pm

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Next up?
Besieged from within, VA's Shulkin hangs on as support wanes

Senior administration officials say Shulkin is increasingly on thin ice with President Donald Trump after a bruising internal report found ethics violations in connection with the secretary's trip to Europe with his wife last summer....
Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary Shulkin

President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin Wednesday in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency, and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to lead the agency.

A Navy rear admiral, Jackson is a surprise choice to lead to succeed Shulkin ...
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Rear admiral is a nickname, nttawwt, we still don't know homerfobe's rank.
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