When will this world of "alternate facts" lead us into an "alternate
reality" where these things actually make sense?
@UtahBlueDevil "I don't understand the administration's public
declarations of false news as it benefits them nothing to do so.... other than
sooth Trump's ego he did it all on his own."Apparently you
do understand their declarations of false news - it's all about what Trump
feels.Lee must be willfully ignorant to say that Trump is
cooperating. Even if we assume that Trump has nothing to hide Trump doesn't
cooperate with anyone. He does what he wants. If you happen to want the same
thing it looks like he is cooperating but he's still thinking not one bit
about cooperating with you.
@joyfully"Not one person or investigation has anything on Trump; if
they did we would all know, especially with all the leaking."First of
all, there's no need to leak anything because Trump has admitted to the
violations. Furthermore, how would you know whether progress has been made or
not? Would the FBI brief you about their classified investigation to date? You
have the necessary security clearances for that briefing? Also, the Flynn
investigation has just started using the federal grand jury. GJ proceedings are
secret and those who violate the secrecy are subject to criminal penalties. The
only investigation up until now with any consequence is the FBI's because
it carries potential criminal penalties when it's done. It's unlikely
any FBI agent in this country who would assume personal risk by leaking a
classified investigation. There's nothing gained by doing so. Congressional
inquiries are largely about political grandstanding and carry very little
consequence, thus have little to share with you and even less credibility. Case
in point, for all the "oversight" investigations Chaffetz has done, what
has ever come out of them? Nothing productive of which I'm aware.
I don't trust Mike Lee after he voted for Trumps health care plan. Mike
Lee should resign his post!
Definitions of cooperation:1) the process of working together to
the same end.synonyms:collaboration, joint action, combined effort,
teamwork, partnership, coordination, association, synergy, synergism, give and
take, compromise2) assistance, especially by ready compliance with
requests.synonyms:assistance, helpfulness, help, helping hand, aidTell us again how Trump is cooperating? Oh yeah, with the RUSSIANS!
Lee is crazy. Sure is looking like there is a smoking gun and it will be
interesting to see the evidence. I saw with a smoking gun, Trump and gang are
out in 1 year from their inauguration. I'll wait for the evidence and I am
not a fan of Trump, but he deserves due process under the rules of the
Constitution. However, sure looking guilty right now .
Tighten those puppet strings Mr. Lee. They appear very loose. A twenty four
percent approval rating for the man you so adore is not helping your cause in
ANY way. Might be in your best interest to pass along the word to your Utah
dave4197: "Just watched on CNN Elijah Cummings
Elijah Cummings on CNN. That's a double whammy. I'll trust Mike Lee
any day of the week and twice on Sunday before that combo.
Just watched on CNN Elijah Cummings, ranking member of the House Oversight
committee saying that the Trump admin has not given the committee a syllable
that the committee requested back in March which was not yesterday.Mike
Lee you are wrong. Worse than that you are lyin'. Not the first time Mike
Lee's words are the opposite of what I think I know. C'mon Utah,
unelect this guy who continues to embarrass you!
Wow, is he out the loop. When Trump resigns, he should follow him out.
"They were killed by a Congress dedicated to ensuring that Obama failed.
" No they did not. Congress passed it. Please don't create more faux
news, we need some truth. When Obama was asked about those shovel ready jobs,
he replied I guess they weren't quite shovel ready.
@Happy Valley HereticReagan was able to work with the opposition and
Obama wasn't? I'm shocked! Just another reason why Reagan was a lot
better than Obama was.Note to future presidents: When you have a
"my way or the highway" attitude and make statements like "you can
join the ride but you have to sit in the back of the bus", you're not
going to be able to achieve as much.And the blame game continues.
The sad thing is they still wonder how they could have lost the election (while
they riot and go to townhouse meetings and yell and scream and shout down
Riverton Cougar say's with glee at the partisan nonsense of the GOPHave you looked at the comparisons between Reagan's recovery and
Obama's "recovery"? There's a reason people refer to
Obama's "recovery" as a "recovery" and not as a
recovery.Reagan had cooperation, Obama had half the government
sitting on their hands as they refused to work with him from day one. Yep your
gang won the war against America to win an election.
LOL! There is a Mike Lee on every job.
Vote Lee out ... Can you recall him?
"President Reagan created 14 million jobs in a record 70-month stretch of
job growth, reduced the annual deficit he inherited by a trillion dollars in 6
years, and nearly tripled the stock market.Just kidding...that was
Obama."@LiaHave you looked at the comparisons
between Reagan's recovery and Obama's "recovery"? There's
a reason people refer to Obama's "recovery" as a "recovery"
and not as a recovery.Fun fact, though: Obama was the ONLY president
to never get at least 3% growth at any time of his presidency.
"Give some examples of those 14 million part time jobs. What happened to the
shovel ready jobs?"I can tell you exactly what happened to those
shovel ready jobs.They were killed by a Congress dedicated to
ensuring that Obama failed. Party first. American somewhere far down the line.
Lee: "Mr. President...are you cooperating with the investigation?"Trump: "I am not going to discuss that."Lee: "Mr.
Trump is fully cooperating with the investigation!"
Really?Really?Really?Uh, yeah. Sure.
Trump seems to be fully cooperating with the Russians. Have 'em over to the
office at Vlad's request, and brag about the secrets you know. I bet
they were apoplectic with laughter all the way to the Kremlin.
It wasn't the Russians, it was the DNC. Remember how they fixed the
In today's Washington Post: "President Trump revealed
highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in
a White House meeting last week, according to current and former U.S. officials,
who said Trump’s disclosures jeopardized a critical source of intelligence
on the Islamic State."This was the meeting from which American
journalists were barred, but Russian media was allowed to cover. In the Oval
Office. With Russia's top spy. Doh!He gave up more secrets to
the Russians in 5 minutes than McCain did in 5 years.This would be
absolute treason, except the President is absolved by virtue of his office.
trump is fully cooperating with investigation of Russian meddling...Meddling?If it walk likes a duck, sounds like a duck, looks like a
duck... Americans are told it's probably a horse.Welcome to
trump world.BTW, trump shared classified information
with the Russians... in his Russian ONLY meeting.Why?Because he can...the POTUS can declassify information.Yet...trump's paid handlers later denied the report.Why deny
something... that trump did... something that he can do?At this
point in time, what else would you expect, in trump's misadministration?The entire trump misadministration continues to require Americans to
suspend their disbelief.Just believe trump?Cooperating
with the investigation?At your own peril.Cooperating
with the investigation... while cooperating with the Russians.Welcome to trump world.
@Lia,Give some examples of those 14 million part time jobs. What
happened to the shovel ready jobs? Obama was the worse president in history,
and we should all be happy having Donald Trump to fix the mess. And
yes! The national debt rose from nine to twenty trillion dollars. An increase
equaling four hundred thousand dollars for every second of a year. An increase
to the debt,-- more then all other presidents combined.
Every day Trump gives us another scandalous problem and all his supporters can
do his deflect to Hillary. It is laughable. Hillary is gone, but
unfortunately Trump remains. Deal with it.
trump is easily the greatest, most honest and well spoken republican ever.
Impeachment is getting closer by the day--
It used to be so easy to look your kids in the eye and tell them the reasons you
voted against Hillary and for Donald Trump. Then that Access Hollywood thing
came out and it was pretty easy to look my sons in the eye--(wink wink--locker
room talk lads-just like deer hunting talk--nothing serious..) but not as easy
to look my teen daughter in the eye. Now everyone is looking at me like I'm
being a bit of a coward when I excuse the firing of James Comey and blame it all
on jealous Dems who are angry about losing the election. When Mr. Trump admitted
he fired Comey because of the Trump/Russia thing--after I parroted what Mr.
Pence, Spicer and Ms. Huckabee Sanders said, to everyone I know--I started
having trouble looking my dog in the eye (and that old cuss used to love me
dearly). Now that he's threatened Mr. Comey to zip it because he might have
taped him secretly, I've decided to buy some really dark Walmart glasses.
It's getting so the only two people I can look squarely in the eye are my
goldfish and Sean Hannity and neither one of them want to talk to me. I'll
tell ya--makin' America great again is some kind a lonely business.
Huma Abedin was a campaign advisor to Hillary, not authorized to receive
classified emails! Opps! You Democrats have a REAL problem!
In his interview on NBC, Trump literally said he fired Comey because of the
Russian election tampering investigation, and his supporters don't believe
him! Confirmation bias in the extreme.
Mike was especially hilarious on Fox Sunday Morning, he was spinning Trumps
contradicting remarks on why he fired Comey, so hard, that he looked as though
he was going to vomit.Even the die hards on there including Rove
were having a hard time helping spin the crazy off donald.Lee is
enabling the Donald.Short sales, and shorting contractors, how
conservative of them.
Lia- I love that you simply copied a meme from 18 months ago. The
'14M' jobs Obama created starts at year 3, so simply ignoring his
first 2 years of job loss might is misleading. During his entire presidency it
would be 9.6 M, compared to Reagan who had 15.9 M. Oh, I should mention the
population is 37% larger now, so in today's numbers it would have been 21.7
for Reagan (apples to apples). He did not reduce National Dept by a trillion.
Try 707B (another problem when copying an old meme). Finally the stock market.
The day he took office the DOW was at 828, so I guess that means it hit 25K
right? I first saw the meme you copied back in early 2016 and at the time the
DOW was around 16K, so that would not even be double from when he took office.
The DOW was hovering right above 18K until Trump won the election. Look at it
now. Oh, did you see the unemployment rate is at 4.4, the lowest since 2007. Hmm
Amazing:"Obstruction of Justice", "False
accusations of Federal Employees", "General Obstruction
Provision", "Witness Tampering And Retaliation", "Perjury", "Obstruction Of Agency Proceedings And
Congressional Inquiries", or "Other Obstruction
Provisions"Evidence or conjecture?
UBD please pay attention, no one on the right says don't investigate. The
left is always telling us not to investigate their darlings.
LOL Obama shot 18hole in ones in one game. Best not review his
impediment's of investigations. Or the Clinton impediment's. One has
to remember Comey did find Hillary had classified info on her personal non
secure server and that she was grossly negligent, and guilty. But no one from
the left has ever provided a reasonable explanation of why there was no trial
yet. Oh that is right Loretta met with Bill and the whole thing disappeared.
Maybe that is why the left is so rabid for proving a Russian
connection, it would redirect resources from Hillary's problems.
If Russia did help Trump win over Hillary, then Russia did us a favor.
@worf - McAllen, TXMay 15, 2017 1:09 p.m.Of course, he's
got nothing to hide. Stinken liberals won't let go.==========
Nothing to hide?HaHaHa.Looks like
"Denialism" is the key factor for all things "conservative".
Mike is operating with a subjective perception and who knows re the objective
outcome? "Exquisitely sensitive" to his Republican contexts and
narratives he offers a plausible explanation conditioned in large part by the
social/political network he's part of. In this "segregated" setting
he slips and offers up the "cooperation" moniker when just days before,
the impulsive DT failed to cooperate and fired the actor that held the handle on
a (supposed) non-partisan investigation. Months back, DT "cooperated"
gleefully (with the media) when Comey targeted Clinton. But when new cards were
dealt from the deck and Comey set a new course down the Trump highway, one side
asked for a special investigator/prosecutor and another dodged and gave it a
pass. Trump feeling (falsely)betrayed - no one's pinning the tail on me! -
and he let Comey free. The White House is in a pickle re picking an FBI
replacement that is perceptively independent and straight; but to DT, that
actor will be objectively loyal and beholden to the autocratic master, and much
of the Russian investigation, will (?) slide/hide behind the curtain.
"If you liberals want to investigate something, start with how
Hillary's classified emails were found on Anthony Weiner's (and who
knows who else's) computer by the FBI? Dang it! Dang that Hillary messing
everything up for you!"So here is the irony. That issue was
investigated by three different groups, including the Justice Department/FBI and
congress. Three times no charges resulted. Not saying stupid things
weren't done... absolutely were. But the nation has spent millions on the
subject.And in typical fashion, now that there is a potential issue
with Russia, conservatives don't want to look at it. Rather they want to
go back and spend more money on Hillary. Talk about diversion. This has
absolutely nothing to do with trying to find the truth.... this select group of
conservatives just want someone to validate what they want to believe is the
truth. If there is nothing there.... there is nothing to be worried
about. Why are conservatives protesting an investigation if there is nothing to
worry about? Why are conservatives trying to defend and shield the Russians?
Boy -- If this is Trump's "fully cooperating", I'd
hate to see Mike Lee's defending Trump's ;"Obstruction
of Justice", "False accusations of Federal Employees", "General Obstruction Provision", "Witness Tampering And
Retaliation", "Perjury", "Obstruction Of Agency
Proceedings And Congressional Inquiries", or "Other
Obstruction Provisions"....thus far....
@Thid Barker"start with how Hillary's classified emails were
found on Anthony Weiner's (and who knows who else's) computer by the
FBI?"Well since it's a shared computer between Huma Abedin
and Anthony Weiner then any instances of that would be problems with Abedin, not
Hillary, and since the FBI was looking into it in late October and nothing came
of it I guess they didn't find anything significant enough to worry about.
President Reagan created 14 million jobs in a record 70-month stretch of job
growth, reduced the annual deficit he inherited by a trillion dollars in 6
years, and nearly tripled the stock market.Just kidding...that was
As sane person would cooperate. Because if there was interference that might
have benefitted Trump, that same interference could be used against him next
cycle. I don't understand the administration's public declarations
of false news as it benefits them nothing to do so.... other than sooth
Trump's ego he did it all on his own.Most really successful
people acknowledge that they can't do it on their own - that it is through
building superior teams. Those who are unsure of themselves must relentlessly
push the narrative that they alone made the difference. Anyway......I hope that Lee is right, and that we figure out sooner than later what role
the Russians tried to play. These are the same people who can't explain
how Russian-built tanks ended up on Ukrainian soil. Or tell us that their
military personnel are just volunteering on their own time to fight in Ukraine.
That the Russian government has no clue who it is that is fighting in Crimea and
the Ukraine. And we are supposed to take anything they say seriously.
Not only is Lee's CREDIT harmed...(short sale) but his CREDIBILITY as well.
Lee: "Mr. President...are you cooperating with the investigation?"Trump: "Yes".Lee: "Mr. Trump is fully cooperating with
If you liberals want to investigate something, start with how Hillary's
classified emails were found on Anthony Weiner's (and who knows who
else's) computer by the FBI? Dang it! Dang that Hillary messing everything
up for you!
Lee is wrong. The current inhabitant of the White House is not cooperating in
any way in the investigation of his ties and collusions with the Russians during
the election (or any other issues). Just the opposite in fact. An independent
special prosecutor, with no political or other ties to the current
administration, is needed so we can really find out what happened. This
administration cannot even begin to be trusted until we can find out the truth.
Currently, the overwhelming majority of Americans don't trust or like
Congress or the POTUS. One of the biggest reasons is they put party before
country. Senator Lee is contradicting both the Senate and House
committee's reports saying the WH is stonewalling on providing information.
Couple that with Trump no longer providing public review of the guest logs
it's evident they have receded to the days of Bush/Chenney when public
sentiment and trust for their POTUS was at an all time low.
So much for Mike Lee's credibility.
Not one person or investigation has anything on Trump; if they did we would all
know, especially with all the leaking. They just want this narrative to
continue for years so they won't have to cover the good things coming from
his administration. They have the liberal press to aid them in their constant
whining. It's so obvious.
HA! Good one Mike, tell us another.
It's amazingly sad and pathetic what politics can and will do to
someone's character and entire being. Politics do corrupt people.
Politicians and Truth are definitely very strange bedfellows.
More really, really bad news for Democrats! Perhaps we need an investigator to
investigate the investigator who could not find any evidence? When Chaffetz
didn't cow tow to liberals he got death threats against his family and
himself. Liberal mantra: We know Trump is guilty even though there is no
evidence and we don't even know what his crime is, but there must be one,
Fully cooperating? Lee must be delusional. Chaffetz requested documents from
Trump involving Michael Flynn and Trump declined to provide any. Chaffetz then
meekly retreated like a puppy dog.Lee is just a Trump enabler, blind
to justice, eager to rehabilitate our national nightmare because there's an
"R" after his name..