Trump's UK trip

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Marty [Mori Chu]
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Trump's UK trip

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:02 am

You can tell the Brits don't like the guy. They're going to fly a "big baby" balloon overhead when he visits London. Trump is criticizing the mayor of London on Twitter. There's a dumb disagreement about whether Trump called Dutchess Meghan Markle "nasty" (who cares?). And then there's this gem of an interview with Jared Kushner, who among other things won't say that birtherism was racist; defends his interactions with the Saudis, Iran, and Palestine; and won't say whether he would alert the FBI if contacted by Russian hackers again, despite this being required by law. Oof.

https://www.axios.com/jared-kushner-tru ... e6611.html

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Re: Trump's UK trip

Post by Marty [Mori Chu] » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:05 am

I still don't understand why Trump's children and children-in-law, who were not elected to any position, accompany him on official government visits and are treated as part of the federal government. And why does Jared Kushner have a security clearance?

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Re: Trump's UK trip

Post by ShelC » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:10 am

Totally normal, totally legal.

Replace Trump and his kids' names with Hillary, Chelsea, and Chelsea's husband in any/all of these reports and see how the right reacts.

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Re: Trump's UK trip

Post by Indy » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:01 am

Marty [Mori Chu] wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:05 am
I still don't understand why Trump's children and children-in-law, who were not elected to any position, accompany him on official government visits and are treated as part of the federal government. And why does Jared Kushner have a security clearance?
1) They have been appointed to official positions (at least some of them).
2) Because the president ordered it. And he can technically declassify anything. It doesn't matter that it makes our country less secure.

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Re: Trump's UK trip

Post by Indy » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:01 am

ShelC wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:10 am
Totally normal, totally legal.

Replace Trump and his kids' names with Hillary, Chelsea, and Chelsea's husband in any/all of these reports and see how the right reacts.
Yeah, there would be non-stop hearings in congress every single day.

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