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Sat May 11, 2019, 06:02 AM

Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats' 'Spin'

Facing withering attacks accusing him of seeking foreign assistance for President Trump’s re-election campaign, Rudolph W. Giuliani announced on Friday night that he had canceled a trip to Kiev in which he planned to push the incoming Ukrainian government to press ahead with investigations that he hoped would benefit Mr. Trump.

Mr. Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, explained that he felt like he was being “set up,” and he blamed Democrats for trying to “spin” the trip.

“They say I was meddling in the election — ridiculous — but that’s their spin,” he said.

Mr. Giuliani said on Thursday that he had hoped to meet in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, with the nation’s president-elect and urge him to pursue inquiries that could yield new information about two matters of intense interest to Mr. Trump. One is the origin of the special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. The other is the involvement of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in a gas company owned by a Ukrainian oligarch.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/11/us/politics/rudy-giuliani-ukraine.html



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Reply Rudy Giuliani Cancels His Trip to Ukraine, Blaming Democrats' 'Spin' (Original post)
Arkansas Granny May 11 OP
True Blue American May 11 #1
Arkansas Granny May 11 #5
True Blue American May 11 #24
ginnyinWI May 11 #26
FakeNoose May 11 #9
musicman65 May 11 #28
sazemisery May 11 #2
Mike Niendorff May 11 #3
watoos May 11 #4
rickford66 May 11 #6
Roy Rolling May 11 #7
pdsimdars May 11 #8
watoos May 11 #15
pdsimdars May 11 #21
UpInArms May 11 #10
Arkansas Granny May 11 #16
spanone May 11 #11
Arkansas Granny May 11 #14
beachbum bob May 11 #12
Smackdown2019 May 11 #13
LittleGirl May 11 #17
gordianot May 11 #18
watoos May 11 #19
mgardener May 11 #20
Mc Mike May 11 #22
rpannier May 11 #23
Paladin May 11 #25
kskiska May 11 #27
Proud Liberal Dem May 11 #29
Arkansas Granny May 11 #30

Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 06:14 AM

1. Ignorant move on Rudy's

Part. You can bet more than Democratic spin stopped him.

That poor man needs to be put in a skilled Nursing Home. He is pathetic. Long past a joke.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #1)

Sat May 11, 2019, 07:09 AM

5. The ignorance began when Rudy admitted that he was going to Ukraine

with the purpose of meddling in an investigation.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #5)

Sat May 11, 2019, 09:37 AM

24. Yes,it did!

Sure sign the old man has a screw loose. And I say this as an old woman still clicking.

Except when it comes to typing.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #5)

Sat May 11, 2019, 09:46 AM

26. He must have meant the Oranges of the Investigation?

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #1)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:10 AM

9. Even Repukes were freaking out over his "trip"

... so it's not the Dems fault. He's just plain nuts.

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #1)

Sat May 11, 2019, 10:23 AM

28. Lock him up

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 06:22 AM

2. If his intentions had been for the good...

he would not have canceled. Cast your blame in the right direction, asshat.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 06:32 AM

3. Seriously, Mr Guiliani ...


You seriously thought you could get away with this?

In broad daylight?

Wow have you people had it easy the last 20 years.

SHAME!!!


MDN

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 06:37 AM

4. He cancelled because the president was going to snub him,

wasn't going to meet with him. Trump isn't respected in Ukraine and I wonder why? Ukraine just got done kicking Russian puppets out of power, why would the president of Ukraine meet with the lawyer for another Russian puppet?

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 07:57 AM

6. Why did it say "accusing" instead of "reporting" ?

Big diff

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:04 AM

7. Waste of a Perfectly Good Meme

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:07 AM

8. But a number of commentators said that now that he has made his intentions known in public

 

he doesn't really need to go. He's told them the message. Now he can do it by phone.

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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #8)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:34 AM

15. You don't think that part of the message

delivered privately wouldn't have involved black mail? Give me dirt on Biden or you don't get weapons and our support against Russia.

What are the names of the "number of commentators?"

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Response to watoos (Reply #15)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:50 AM

21. I don't know what you are saying. . he gave his "message" to them out loud so he doesn't need to go

 

Message delivered.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:20 AM

10. Accused him of doing what he said he was going to do?



Mr. Giuliani said on Thursday that he had hoped to meet in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, with the nation’s president-elect and urge him to pursue inquiries that could yield new information about two matters of intense interest to Mr. Trump. One is the origin of the special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. The other is the involvement of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in a gas company owned by a Ukrainian oligarch.

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Response to UpInArms (Reply #10)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:36 AM

16. Apparently that is called spinning these days.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:22 AM

11. Damn, maybe if we keep 'spinning' we can spin the asshole out of office?

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Response to spanone (Reply #11)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:33 AM

14. I'd be willing to give that a try.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:27 AM

12. lol, he was outed and the corrupt hate being outed

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:33 AM

13. Cookie jar

That cookie jar got robbed so many times, it was down to the last one and little Rudy didn't want to be one that was Publicly caught taking the last one. Bad Rudy.... now go into the white house corner and say sorry to your Master....

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:37 AM

17. If it walks like a duck...eom

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:39 AM

18. Don't you think Putin said "No"?

After all the Ukraine is not part of the program and not exactly friendly to the Russian Federation.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:41 AM

19. First of all, there was no there there,

Republicans publicized the trip to make it sound scary, like there was really some dark secrets that were going to be revealed. The whole event was a nothingburger.

Second of all, the president elect of Ukraine wanted no part of the scam, he wasn't going to meet with Ghouliani, which would have been quite the snub.

Trump cut his losses and cancelled the meeting, on to the next mud slinging event.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:48 AM

20. Does Rudy have security clearance?

And in what universe is what Rudy was planning to do not election tampering?
Isn't he asking a foreign government for assistance in a federal election????

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 08:57 AM

22. Deport Rudy. rec, nt.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 09:34 AM

23. Scooby Doo Meme Time

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 09:43 AM

25. Wow. Who would have thought it?

A maneuver so ham-handed, corrupt and subject to ridicule that even Giuliani would pull out of it. Makes my day.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 10:07 AM

27. Joe DiGenova announced on Faux

that his wife, Victoria Toensing, would accompany Rudy to Ukraine.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Sat May 11, 2019, 10:26 AM

29. It looks bad

because it IS bad.

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Response to Proud Liberal Dem (Reply #29)

Sat May 11, 2019, 11:26 AM

30. Just some more of that "no collusion" that Trump keeps yammering about.

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