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Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:33 PM

Per Rachel, Drumpf is turning away intelligence briefings.....says he doesn't want to hear it.

WTF.......UNFIT.....GET HIM OUTTA THERE!

Per Washington Post -

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trump-turning-away-intelligence-briefers-since-election-win/2016/11/23/5cc643c4-b1ae-11e6-be1c-8cec35b1ad25_story.html

Trump turning away intelligence briefers since election win

President-elect Donald Trump has received two classified intelligence briefings since his surprise election victory earlier this month, a frequency that is notably lower — at least so far — than that of his predecessors, current and former U.S. officials said.

A team of intelligence analysts has been prepared to deliver daily briefings on global developments and security threats to Trump in the two weeks since he won. Vice President-elect Mike Pence, by contrast, has set aside time for intelligence briefings almost every day since the election, officials said.

Officials involved in the Trump transition team cautioned against assigning any significance to the briefing schedule that the president-elect has set so far, noting that he has been immersed in the work of forming his administration, and has made filling key national security posts his top priority.

But others have interpreted Trump’s limited engagement with his briefing team as an additional sign of indifference from a president-elect who has no meaningful experience on national security issues and was dismissive of U.S. intelligence agencies’ capabilities and findings during the campaign.

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Reply Per Rachel, Drumpf is turning away intelligence briefings.....says he doesn't want to hear it. (Original post)
KewlKat Nov 2016 OP
LonePirate Nov 2016 #1
emulatorloo Nov 2016 #6
nolabear Nov 2016 #2
JBoy Nov 2016 #3
milestogo Nov 2016 #4
handmade34 Nov 2016 #5
liberal N proud Nov 2016 #7
elfin Nov 2016 #8
exboyfil Nov 2016 #11
milestogo Nov 2016 #18
elfin Nov 2016 #24
BSdetect Nov 2016 #9
Skittles Nov 2016 #13
KewlKat Nov 2016 #16
Skittles Nov 2016 #19
yardwork Nov 2016 #25
Oneironaut Nov 2016 #32
flamingdem Nov 2016 #10
KittyWampus Nov 2016 #12
deminks Nov 2016 #17
UTUSN Nov 2016 #14
longime demolurker Nov 2016 #15
Skittles Nov 2016 #20
Chemisse Nov 2016 #27
Solly Mack Nov 2016 #21
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Nov 2016 #22
JI7 Nov 2016 #23
mindem Nov 2016 #26
spanone Nov 2016 #28
no_hypocrisy Nov 2016 #29
KewlKat Nov 2016 #30
no_hypocrisy Nov 2016 #34
randome Nov 2016 #31
KewlKat Nov 2016 #40
randome Nov 2016 #41
Mc Mike Nov 2016 #33
SammyWinstonJack Nov 2016 #35
Mc Mike Nov 2016 #36
Oneironaut Nov 2016 #37
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Nov 2016 #38
Mira Nov 2016 #39
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 2018 #42
KewlKat Feb 2018 #43

Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:35 PM

1. He receives all of his briefings from Russia so why does he need American intel?

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Response to LonePirate (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:56 PM

6. Agreed. Hotline to Putin. N/t

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:36 PM

2. He likes hiring and firing. Learning, not so much.

Frankly Rachel's whole damned show is giving me the shakes.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:39 PM

3. Waiting for Jared's security clearance to come through.

He'll probably have Jared read the boring PDBs and sit in on the briefings, have Jared give him the highlights, then Trump will tell him why they're all stupid.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:42 PM

4. Those intelligence briefings must be a real distraction when you've got a business to run.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 09:53 PM

5. no worries...

Mike Pence is getting the briefings

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:02 PM

7. That is scary

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:28 PM

8. Remember when W took a FIVE week vacation and..

The CIA had to practically beg to go to the pig farm to give him briefings about terror?? He dismissed them saying that now their asses were covered. Then went back to cutting brush.

And then bin laden hit.

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Response to elfin (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:33 PM

11. Reference?

I would like to research this more.

Thank You.

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Response to exboyfil (Reply #11)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 11:57 PM

18. Intelligence briefing from August 6, 2001

Bin Ladin Determined to Strike in US

http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB116/pdb8-6-2001.pdf

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Response to milestogo (Reply #18)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 07:58 AM

24. Thanks for doing my work for me

I have a dreadful habit of posting and leaving. In this instance was relying on my own memory and too lazy to look up a citation.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:31 PM

9. The dupes who voted this cretin into power will pay a steep price.

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Response to BSdetect (Reply #9)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:39 PM

13. WE ALL WILL, thanks to INCREDIBLY STUPID PEOPLE

how THE FUCK was this obvious FRAUD able to convince SO many people? EVEN with the help of the media, Russia, the FBI, voter suppression, HOW DID SO MANY PEOPLE THINK THAT PIECE OF SHIT WAS WORTH OF THE PRESIDENCY?

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Response to Skittles (Reply #13)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:58 PM

16. How did hitler rise to power?

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #16)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 12:04 AM

19. he successfully demonized a group of people

just like Trump fans do

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Response to Skittles (Reply #13)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:00 AM

25. My feelings exactly. Shit.

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Response to BSdetect (Reply #9)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 09:20 AM

32. Sadly, all will suffer

How many of them will own up to voting for Trump? I imagine it'll be like the Iraq war, which was magically popular with almost no one admitting to supporting it after it went bad.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:31 PM

10. Fraud!

Can't even fake an interest in his job

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:33 PM

12. DERELICTIN OF DUTY

 

He is unfit to be POTUS

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Response to KittyWampus (Reply #12)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 11:50 PM

17. 1 I couldn't agree more. nt

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:42 PM

14. Bwah-HAH!1 I don't *doubt* it!1 - can this GO ON for 4 yrs?!1 n/t

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Wed Nov 23, 2016, 10:43 PM

15. Why don't tramp don't want to do security briefings...

He can't have his family at the briefings. We need psychiatrists to evaluate why this man must have his family nearby.

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Response to longime demolurker (Reply #15)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 12:12 AM

20. he knows he would not be able to comment

without looking like the exceptional moron he is

there's an old saying (Twain I think): "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and to remove all doubt."

Trump is NOT CAPABLE of being president and he knows it.

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Response to longime demolurker (Reply #15)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:18 AM

27. He can't focus on the info, and won't remember it.

His kids prop him up.

Plus it is just oh-so boring.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 12:38 AM

21. Trump is sounding like a patsy. He'll make his youtube videos, go around to rallies,

get his ego stroked and give the appearance of being in charge, while Pence, Bannon, Sessions, Priebus, Flynn and the rest of GOP party run the country. (into the ground)

After they screw the people over and damage the country, while passing destructive laws that could take years to undo, they'll take their much fuller wallets and laugh about it, letting Trump be the figurehead for the blame.

Oh, I'm not saying Trump won't rear up from time to time or that he isn't a danger in and of himself, but, so far, everyone's job has been primarily to pacify Trump's ego and placate him. The unstable boy King who wants to showcase his tantrums on Twitter and be told what a good boy he is.


A man who not only courts facism, but has for his chief strategist a momzer who embraces and gives voice to Hitler worshipping racists, will become President of the United States.

There is nothing normal about that.









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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 12:44 AM

22. That's because intelligence is elitist in right wing world

Besides the Donald has the attention span of a gnat.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 12:54 AM

23. would it make a difference ? it's not like he would understand it even if he listened

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:16 AM

26. Are we surprised?

We all know he has a lack of intelligence.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:18 AM

28. we're looking at president pence

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:32 AM

29. Translated:

Trump doesn't want the intelligence reports unless Ivanka and/or Jared are there to explain what they mean to him.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #29)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:34 AM

30. Could be. It does seem to be an unhealthy relationship there between "the children of the corn"

and the Con.

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #30)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 09:41 AM

34. It's codependent.

I honestly believe that the President Elect lacks the intellectual and cognitive abilities to comprehend all the intricacies and repercussions of the information being shared with him. Ivanka is non-threatening and appears to have superior mental abilities. She is likely able to explain what stuff is and what it means.

As for Ivanka, it's complicated. After being set aside after her mother divorcing her father, she is now an integral part of his life, a place where neither her siblings nor her stepmother occupy. Not to mention her father put her in charge of the family business empire and opposing her father would tempt him to destroy her like others who have gone against him in the past. This makes her an Enabler and Facilitator.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 08:38 AM

31. ...says he doesn't want to hear it?

 

As a point of formality, there's no need to make up statements like that. We're all in agreement that Trump is stupid and lazy, like most Republicans.
[hr][font color="blue"][center]Stop looking for heroes. BE one.[/center][/font][hr]

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Response to randome (Reply #31)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 10:58 AM

40. I said in my subject, PER RACHEL

you can view the clip for yourself, Trump declining daily intelligence briefs.

She says her source said, no, he doesn't want to hear it.

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/trump-declining-daily-intelligence-briefs-816791619898

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #40)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 11:16 AM

41. Didn't mean to imply you put that there, it just sounds unwarranted, imo.

 

[hr][font color="blue"][center]Stop looking for heroes. BE one.[/center][/font][hr]

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 09:29 AM

33. Funny how the fake legend his people crafted about him

is that he's a notorious micromanager, surrounds himself with the best people, then demands results from them.

He stays on them, always knows exactly what phase they're in, on the projects he's assigned to them. He's constantly looking over their shoulders, constantly calling them into his office and onto the carpet to pump them for info about the smallest details of the tasks he assigned to them, from behind his big desk.

He does this because he's the only one with the complete picture, the only one with all the info, the only one with the detailed knowledge and overview of the whole project, and all the other projects the organization has going on. He knows it all about everything, and keeps all the details in his head and at his fingertips.

And if he doesn't like the answers he's getting from them about the little middle manager subordinate flunky decisions they make on his behalf, he fires them.

That's the whole point of his shitty little reality tv show, that he's so proud of. The constant demand for high-stakes status reports exemplifies the majesty, shrewdness, intelligence, deep desire for knowledge, and supreme tactical genius that is "trump".

He's in charge, knows everything, demands status report details on every minor decision, and the underling who fails gets fired.

The buck always stops at the underlings.



It's funny, because the o.p. shows he's the typically lazy assed, proudly ignorant, do-nothing, layabout, dilettante kind of repug leader they've given us so often before. Another romney, li'l bush, ronnie raygun style leader.

Smugly stupid. Reading working and learning are for the underlings, it's his job to get adulation and be treated like an emporor, he sits in the hive like a termite queen getting fed and pampered, the most important being in the hive's existence.

Except the termite leader actually serves a function for her hive.

He's a draft dodging chicken hawk playing with our troops' lives, and the safety and future of the nation. And remember, keep in mind, when things go wrong, the buck always stops with the underlings.

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Response to Mc Mike (Reply #33)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 10:00 AM

35. 1000000!

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Response to SammyWinstonJack (Reply #35)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 10:38 AM

36. Thanks, SWJ. nt

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 10:41 AM

37. Anyone else think Pence will be the real President (like Cheney)?

Trump is a lazy brat who wouldn't have the will to be the President. Trump will phone it in and be a useful idiot like W was.

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 10:41 AM

38. Willful ignorance is what brought us 9/11

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Thu Nov 24, 2016, 10:42 AM

39. Self Service

IS JOB ONE

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Response to KewlKat (Original post)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 02:19 PM

42. Because he's not very intelligent

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Reply #42)

Fri Feb 9, 2018, 03:18 PM

43. And you cant fix stupid"..... what the H are we going to do?

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