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Trump Administration* - Fired / Quit

Unread post by rstrong » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:04 am

It's gotten hard to keep track of all these folks, so I figure it's time to start keeping a list. Please update, expand and add links as needed. I haven't included the announced nominees who failed the vetting process, of which there are many. Add a new section for them if you want.

Trump Administration* - Fired / Quit

Name / Position / Reason For Leaving / charges

Before Taking Office

- Paul Manifort / campaign manager / illegal Russian Government connections, money laundering [indicted]
- Corey Lewandowski / campaign manager / Violence against female reporter, others [charge dropped]
- Carter Page / foreign-policy adviser / links to Russia and Putin [*1]

After Taking Office

- George Papadopoulos / foreign policy adviser / Lying about contacts with the Russian government [pleaded guilty]
- Michael T. Flynn / National Security Advisor / Lying about contacts with the Russian government [pleaded guilty]
- Michael G. Flynn / Transition team / Posting unhinged Pizzagate wingnuttery
- Reince Priebus / chief of staff / blamed for leaks
- Sean Spicer / White House Press Secretary / disagreed with the appointment of Scaramucci
- Anthony Scaramucci / White House Communications Director / "colorful language", lack of credibility
- Omarosa Manigault / Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the White House / ???
- Steve Bannon / White House Chief Strategist / white supremacist influence finally became too much
- Rob Porter / White House Staff Secretary / domestic abuse x 2
- David Sorensen / White House speechwriter / domestic abuse

Expected

Michael D. Cohen / Trump's Lawyer / Russia connections, money laundering, paying Stormy Daniels

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* 1) Under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, the Director of National Intelligence, and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. To issue an FBI warrant, a federal judge concluded there was probable cause to believe that Page was a foreign agent knowingly engaging in clandestine intelligence for the Russian government.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:46 am

After Taking Office
Vrede too wrote:
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:13 pm
Sally Q. Yates, 1st hero of President* Trump's administration.
Dr. Carlos Martin and Dr. Peter Meyer:
John Feeley:
Walter Shaub:
Vrede too wrote:
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:19 pm
Government ethics director who prodded Trump resigns

Comment:
Looks like Trump is only draining the swamp of the clean water...
Vrede too wrote:
Fri Sep 29, 2017 5:19 pm
More "winning":

Health Secretary Tom Price resigns in private plane controversy

Obamacare - 1
President* Trump/Tom Price - 0
:---P
Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Vrede too wrote:
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:00 pm
CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigns after report she invested in tobacco stocks

:lol: POSPOTUS hires "the best people".

Credit is also due to the Georgia GOP for installing Brenda Fitzgerald as Commissioner of the Department of Public Health from 2011–2017 despite her being a snake oil pusher.

So much "winning".
Those were the easy ones to find. I think there may be others mentioned in the Tree Hugger Thread, Wingnutties out of control!, President* Trump and possibly other threads.

Withdrew
Vrede too wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:02 pm
rstrong wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:57 am
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:19 am
Clovis is out
Because of his Russia link via Papadopoulos. Not because of his being appointed as the Agriculture Department's chief scientist, despite having no science credentials and being a climate change denier. (Though perhaps the jury is still out on whether climate is important to agriculture.)
Can we say that it's an indirect win for science if a wholly unqualified :lol: :lol: :lol: AGW denier :lol: :lol: :lol: is also revealed to be an America-hating traitor?
Sam Clovis, former Trump campaign official now linked to Russia probe, withdraws Agriculture nomination

... Clovis's decision comes just days after court filings indicate that he may have encouraged President Trump's campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to set up meetings with Russians for the Trump campaign.

Court document show that an unnammed campaign supervisor encouraged Papadopoulos. The Washington Post reported that the unnamed campaign supervisor was Clovis, who was Trump's national campaign co-chairman....
:---P

Maybe he'll soon be "in" . . . prison.
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Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:01 am
Donald Trump's latest tweets!

Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!
(Liked by 5531 idiots.)
I know I've posted " :---P " more times for others that withdrew.

Before Taking Office

Ivana Zelníčková (m. 1977; div. 1992)

Marla Maples (m. 1993; div. 1999)

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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:23 am

Will the list include his squeeze?

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2018/2/9 ... =emaildkre


He does seem pissed that she is dating someone on the side.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:05 pm

rstrong, "Administration" should have an asterisk.

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:23 am
Will the list include his squeeze?

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2018/2/9 ... =emaildkre

He does seem pissed that she is dating someone on the side.
Which is worse - being a high level POSPOTUS aide or dating a known domestic abuser?
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:41 pm

Vrede too wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:05 pm
rstrong, "Administration" should have an asterisk.

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:23 am
Will the list include his squeeze?

https://m.dailykos.com/stories/2018/2/9 ... =emaildkre

He does seem pissed that she is dating someone on the side.
Which is worse - being a high level POSPOTUS aide or dating a known domestic abuser?
would a whore care?
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Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:08 pm

I think it's possible to discuss Hicks' particular failures and abominations without being sexist.
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:46 pm

Vrede too wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:08 pm
I think it's possible to discuss Hicks' particular failures and abominations without being sexist.

I knew that you would say that, but posted anyway. There is nothing wrong with calling a whore a whore, be it Melania or Hope. they both offer themselves to Donald for his money.

I do sincerely believe that men and women alike can whore themselves and do not subscribe to the outdated notion that only women can be whores and only men can be pimps, pigs ...

there is plenty of info to show that this woman is Donald's on the side.

could be that she ain't a whore and is consequentially attracted by his intellect, his good looks, his communications skills, his hole in one golf game

or she's a whore for the money


you tell me
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Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:56 pm

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:46 pm
... I do sincerely believe that men and women alike can whore themselves and do not subscribe to the outdated notion that only women can be whores and only men can be pimps, pigs ...
That's fine, but I'm not finding where you've ever called a man a "whore".
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:22 pm

Vrede too wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:56 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:46 pm
... I do sincerely believe that men and women alike can whore themselves and do not subscribe to the outdated notion that only women can be whores and only men can be pimps, pigs ...
That's fine, but I'm not finding where you've ever called a man a "whore".

many many times I have called dem politicians whores for voting against their constituents in favor of money

maybe screwing the boss for money is more common with women, but I'm sure there are men doing to too. I call them whores.

using sex to get ahead is whoring and really should be in the me too discussion
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Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:35 pm

billy.pilgrim wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:22 pm
many many times I have called dem politicians whores for voting against their constituents in favor of money

I only know BRD billy.pilgrim, not real world billy.pilgrim or even LNF billy.pilgrim. There's this from 2012:
http://www.blueridgedebate.com/viewtopi ... ores#p5858
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it's always easy to blame both parties and true there are big business paid whores in both parties, but one party has repeatedly tried to end or lower tax subsidies to oil companies and other profitable businesses that pay no tax for the services they demand from actual taxpayers and the other party stood arm in arm 100% against all attempts

party before country is the new republicons way, the inability to reject it, is your (Supsalemgr) way
Since then, just women are whores.

maybe screwing the boss for money is more common with women, but I'm sure there are men doing to too. I call them whores.

I'm not aware of evidence that Hicks is screwing POSPOTUS, though she did date Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who was married to another woman. Maybe that was whoring. I'm not sure, but I think her current position outranks former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter. If so and if they even had a boss-underling relationship, would he then be the whore?

using sex to get ahead is whoring and really should be in the me too discussion

I don't know whether it's sex or moronic loyalty and utter lack of scruples that is more important.
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Unread post by Vrede too » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:32 am

After Taking Office

James Comey
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Comey

Fox News claims Donald Trump fired Katie Walsh for leaking info, had her escorted out of White House
http://www.palmerreport.com/politics/fo ... ouse/2114/

White House communications director Michael Dubke
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Dubke

Derek Harvey, Middle East adviser, N.S.C.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derek_Harvey

Sebastian Gorka Is Forced Out as White House Adviser, Officials Say
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/25/us/p ... house.html

As Trump attacks U.S. law enforcement, another top official quits
The U.S. Justice Department’s third-ranking official, Rachel Brand
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa- ... SKBN1FT2XP

Deputy Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Andrew McCabe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_McCabe

Even more listed in these articles:

Here Are the Top Officials in the Trump White House Who Have Left
AUG. 26, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... igned.html

Former Trump administration officials, from Comey to McCabe
1 day ago
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/02 ... ccabe.html
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:35 am

Whoa. This is going to be more work than I thought.

And that's just in the first year. It's like some kind of reality TV show where every week someone gets fired.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:49 am

rstrong wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:35 am
Whoa. This is going to be more work than I thought.

And that's just in the first year. It's like some kind of reality TV show where every week someone gets fired.
I think there are also a bunch in DOJ, foreign service and on science panels that won't appear in fired/quit lists because they just weren't reappointed.
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:57 am

The idea I had in mind was to list only Trump's team and appointees. Folks that Trump thought should be running the country.

NOT perfectly competent pre-Trump diplomats, scientists and legal experts who have done nothing wrong but simply can't work with Trump. Or fired or not reappointed by Trump because they were perfectly competent.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:48 pm

rstrong wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:57 am
The idea I had in mind was to list only Trump's team and appointees. Folks that Trump thought should be running the country....
Makes sense. I wasn't sure since your intro. didn't specify. That will remove some of my additions above, though some of them were kept on for months and months. Otoh, one could argue that not retaining good people is nearly exactly the same crappy management that hiring failures is, worse in some ways.
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Unread post by rstrong » Mon Feb 12, 2018 12:55 pm

This would be really embarrassing if Trump ever had a show about how good he was at choosing staff.

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Unread post by rstrong » Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:58 am

rstrong wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:04 am
Expected

Michael D. Cohen / Trump's Lawyer / Russia connections, money laundering, paying Stormy Daniels
CBC: Trump's lawyer confirms payment made to adult performer Stormy Daniels
Michael Cohen said in a statement to The New York Times that he was not reimbursed by the Trump Organization or the Trump campaign for the payment to Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford.
The evangelicals are saying, "This checks out. We donate $130,000 for our friends' porn-star hook-ups all the time." Watch for Jesus quotes justifying it over the next few days.
Cohen told the Times he had delivered a similar statement to the Federal Election Commission in response to a complaint filed by Common Cause, a government watchdog group.

Common Cause had asked the FEC to investigate the source of the $130,000 payment and determine whether it represented an excessive campaign contribution.
And there's the "why."

As with Carter Page and others, it's only a question of how many hours until Trump denies having ever met Cohen.

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rstrong wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:58 am
rstrong wrote:
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:04 am
Expected

Michael D. Cohen / Trump's Lawyer / Russia connections, money laundering, paying Stormy Daniels
CBC: Trump's lawyer confirms payment made to adult performer Stormy Daniels

...
Porn star who alleged Trump affair: I can now tell my story

Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom President Donald Trump's personal attorney acknowledged paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss her alleged sexual encounter with Trump, her manager told The Associated Press Wednesday.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, believes that Trump attorney Michael Cohen invalidated a non-disclosure agreement after two news stories were published Tuesday: One, in which Cohen told The New York Times that he made the six-figure payment with his personal funds, and another in the Daily Beast, which reported that Cohen was shopping a book proposal that would touch on Daniels' story, said the manager, Gina Rodriguez.

"Everything is off now, and Stormy is going to tell her story," Rodriguez said....
:lol: Dolt .45 hires the "best" lawyers.

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This is BIG news folks, Trump actually paid a contractor!
So let me get this straight. Trump's attorney paid off a woman $130,000 of his own money for something that never happened according to Trump? Do even Trump supporters actually believe this?
reminder: Melania had just given birth to Baron 4 months prior to this Stormy affair. But tell me more about how Trump is going to advance conservative family values.
time to reload on the popcorn
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Unread post by rstrong » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:10 pm

Vrede too wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:52 pm
:lol: Dolt .45 hires the "best" lawyers.
I just find it notable that she has the same level of knowledge and experience as Trump did going into the election, but apparently has a far better business sense.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:37 pm

rstrong wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:10 pm
I just find it notable that she has the same level of knowledge and experience as Trump did going into the election, but apparently has a far better business sense.
And more legal sense than Dolt .45's lawyer. I watched her on Kimmel, she did a brilliant job of never confirming the affair, payoff and NDA while clearly confirming the affair, payoff and NDA.

Best of all was when Kimmel compared her "signature" on last month's letter denying the affair to years of her real signatures. When it was pointed out that they didn't match, she gave perhaps the most meaningful (paraphrased) 'How about that,' that I've ever seen.

Maybe it's not so surprising. Given her career, she very well may have spent more time with competent business people and lawyers than POSPOTUS or Michael Cohen. :o :D
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