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Sat Sep 30, 2017, 01:45 PM

 

Trump shooed all out from Comey meeting, Priebus poked his head back in through the doorway.

Mueller is getting closer.....That’s where Reince Priebus comes in. He was Republican National Committee chairman during the 2016 campaign and then became Trump’s White House chief of staff. Comey testified that Priebus was one of the aides shooed out of the Oval Office, and that as Trump pressed his point about Flynn, Priebus poked his head back in through the doorway.

Priebus was fired acrimoniously in July. He has kept a doggedly low profile ever since, in contrast to his fellow Trump exiles. Priebus hasn’t gone on a late-night TV tour like Sean Spicer; or attempted to launch a nebulous Web site like his profane nemesis Anthony Scaramucci; or promoted himself as the mastermind behind a bigoted Alabama Senate candidate like Steve Bannon. Instead, Priebus has quietly played some golf, shopped himself as a paid speaker, and looked for a law firm job. “Reince is fine,” said his longtime friend Brad Courtney, the chairman of Wisconsin’s Republican Party. “We’ve traded some texts. I was really glad that he got to take a nice vacation with his family.”

All of which is in keeping with Priebus’s mild-mannered style as a Republican operative—but it’s one of the things that makes him a potentially dangerous witness: he’s sane and credible. Priebus could confirm whether Trump or Comey is telling the truth about the circumstances of the Oval Office meeting, but also shed light on Trump’s motives for firing Comey. And of the seven people, aside from Trump and Comey, who attended the fateful meeting, Priebus is the only one not still in the employ of the administration.

“If you have any outsiders, someone who is no longer on the team, you want to start with questioning them, on the theory that you’ll get a more accurate, complete picture,” said Sam Buell, a former federal prosecutor who worked on the Enron case and is now a Duke Law professor. “Everyone is going to be under oath, but someone who is no longer part of the operation might be more open.”

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/09/mueller-reince-priebus-russia-investigation


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Reply Trump shooed all out from Comey meeting, Priebus poked his head back in through the doorway. (Original post)
jodymarie aimee Sep 2017 OP
PearliePoo2 Sep 2017 #1
Gore1FL Sep 2017 #2
jodymarie aimee Sep 2017 #3
Scruffy1 Sep 2017 #7
Mr.Bill Sep 2017 #8
Scurrilous Sep 2017 #4
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L. Coyote Sep 2017 #6

Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 02:03 PM

1. Yep and there's rumors that someone who was former, upper W.H. staff has already talked to Mueller.

Sing Reince...SING!
Nail this bastard. Do it for your country and the planet...PLEASE!

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 02:52 PM

2. The article refers to Priebus as "sane and credible."

I'm not sure that either of those two words would ever have a place in a good description of the man.

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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #2)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 03:17 PM

3. yes, I live in Wisconsin

 

and all our Rs are batshit crazy dopes...VF doesn't live here !!

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Reply #3)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 04:00 PM

7. The writer lost all credibility to me with that. n/t.

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Response to Gore1FL (Reply #2)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 04:40 PM

8. No one who works or has worked in the Trump administration

is sane or credible.

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 03:21 PM

4. K&R

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 03:35 PM

5. I'm still holding out hope that Trump had a recording system inside the White House and someone

eventually blows the whistle on him to Comey. It was said that he had recording devices in Trump Towers and was known to record his conversations, and phone calls so it would have been within his character. I Hope there's a John Dean type out there with knowledge and just waiting to drop that shoe.

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Response to jodymarie aimee (Original post)

Sat Sep 30, 2017, 03:53 PM

6. He was just checking in to see if there was a fly on the wall.

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