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2017-06-23 Home Front: Politix
Trump's Comey Tapes bluff: Perfectly legal
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Posted by Besoeker 2017-06-23 00:35|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6482 views ]  Top

#1 Good ploy. I'm waiting for the moment when DJT says "Checkmate" to these clowns.
Posted by JohnQC 2017-06-23 07:46||   2017-06-23 07:46|| Front Page Top

#2 Cops play this game all the time when dealing with suspects, see if they twitch and snitch.
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-06-23 08:30||   2017-06-23 08:30|| Front Page Top

#3 Doesn't matter - it gets the rubes rialed up and violent which is what matters. Their goal is to de-legitimize the president and, if they are lucky (in their eyes), get someone to take a shot at him or his family
Posted by CrazyFool 2017-06-23 08:39||   2017-06-23 08:39|| Front Page Top

#4 Hope Comey lost some sleep over this. Nice gaslighting
Posted by Frank G 2017-06-23 09:15||   2017-06-23 09:15|| Front Page Top

#5 If Comey were honest - or bold - he would've replied, "I hope so, Mr. President!"
Posted by Bobby 2017-06-23 09:40||   2017-06-23 09:40|| Front Page Top

#6 the anti-Trump zealots are accusing him of witness intimidation

If I might ask, what was the witness being "intimidated" to do exactly?
Posted by gorb 2017-06-23 10:03||   2017-06-23 10:03|| Front Page Top

#7 It's suddenly dawned on me that the entire frantic effort to find some reason to find some shred of legitimacy of dubious/criminal conduct by the President, and to gain control of the Congress is to impeach Trump and the motive behind impeaching Trump is simple. The Supreme Court , they are terrified of the changes the court will see after four or eight years of a Trump presidency. It would be more transformative than any other executive/legislative act, since the right, not the left, could use lawfare across the land to stop the march to socialism and cultural suicide.
Posted by NoMoreBS 2017-06-23 10:07||   2017-06-23 10:07|| Front Page Top

#8 #7 nails it.
Posted by Besoeker 2017-06-23 10:45||   2017-06-23 10:45|| Front Page Top

#9 So does NoMoreBS.
Posted by Pappy 2017-06-23 11:59||   2017-06-23 11:59|| Front Page Top

#10 What #7) NoMoreBS said.
Any believer in Civil Liberty should be suspicious of power concentrated in any form of government. The Left is looking at a Frankenstein that they have spent decades constructing and are terrified that it can be turned against them...
Posted by magpie 2017-06-23 12:55||   2017-06-23 12:55|| Front Page Top

#11 Trump's tweets denying the tapes were interestingly worded. There's room there for the tapes to exist, he merely said he did not make them and that he does not have them.

I believe he also used the word "tapes" exclusively which does not necessarily preclude the existence of other types of recordings.

Keep in mind that whatever immunity deal Mueller gave his buddy Comey almost certainly requires Comey to testify truthfully. Trump may still be baiting the pair of them.
Posted by Throluth Lover of the Sith4976 2017-06-23 13:48||   2017-06-23 13:48|| Front Page Top

#12 almost certainly requires Comey to testify truthfully

That would be logical.

However, I'm remembering how Comey didn't require testimony, records, or deals when it came to protecting Dem operatives over the course of his tenure . . . .
Posted by gorb 2017-06-23 14:47||   2017-06-23 14:47|| Front Page Top

#13 Throluth
Trump's not a lawyer, so unlike the Clintons I don't think he's trying to subject interpretation to what the meaning of the word 'is' is.
Posted by Glenmore 2017-06-23 15:21||   2017-06-23 15:21|| Front Page Top

#14 The Supreme Court, yes -- many of the judges have gotten a bit long in the tooth. But there are an awful lot of empty federal judgeships and appellate court appointments needed as well -- that effort has lagged for years. And if the 9th circuit is split, as it apparently needs to be, the entire national character of the judiciary could change, leaving no haven where liberal cases could get their start toward setting precedents.

As for poor Mr. Comey, his actions during the past eight years were notable for being taken under a progressive Democratic president. Mr. Mueller is answerable to President Trump, who expects proper behaviour and knows what he did and did not do. Then there is the fact that the Democrats have not improved their position in the House, despite all the posturing and the river of money, so he cannot hope for succor there.
Posted by trailing wife 2017-06-23 15:24||   2017-06-23 15:24|| Front Page Top

#15 Won't be many judgeships confirmed in the next 18 months, as the Dems stall and block hoping for a change in Senate control, which is not unlikely.
Posted by Glenmore 2017-06-23 15:37||   2017-06-23 15:37|| Front Page Top

#16 Found this on Facebook and thought it was pretty funny.
Posted by rjschwarz 2017-06-23 17:13||   2017-06-23 17:13|| Front Page Top


Link didn't work for some reason.
Posted by rjschwarz 2017-06-23 17:14||   2017-06-23 17:14|| Front Page Top

21:44 trailing wife
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