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Trump says the 1,000 American troops leaving Syria will remain in the region to help prevent reviv

Source: msn

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President Donald Trump says the roughly 1,000 U.S. troops he has ordered to leave Syria will remain in the Middle East to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State threat.

© ASSOCIATED PRESS In this image made through a vehicle window, U.S. Gen. Joseph Votel, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, center, arrives for an unannounced visit Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at the al-Tanf military outpost in southern Syria. The U.S. trains Syrian opposition at the garrison outpost. (AP Photo/lolita Baldor)
In a written statement Monday announcing his authorization of economic sanctions on Turkey, Trump made clear that the withdrawing troops will leave Syria entirely.
He said the troops will "redeploy and remain in the region." He described their mission as "monitoring the situation" and preventing a "repeat of 2014," when IS fighters who had organized in Syria as a fighting force swept into neighboring Iraq and took control of Iraq's north and west.
Trump confirmed that the small number of U.S. troops at a base in southern Syria will remain there.

Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/trump-says-the-1000-american-troops-leaving-syria-will-remain-in-the-region-to-help-prevent-revival-of-islamic-state/ar-AAILSnd
Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Mon Oct 14, 2019, 03:40 PM (12 replies)

Washington at war: Dems aim for speedy impeachment push as Trump threatens whistleblower

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/30/politics/trump-democrats-impeachment-ukraine-investigation/index.html

Washington (CNN)Lawyers for a whistleblower who accused Donald Trump of pressuring Ukraine to intervene in the 2020 election warn that the President's threats pose a grave risk to their client's safety.
Trump meanwhile escalated his attacks on the whistleblower -- demanding to meet his "accuser" face to face during a day of rage-filled tweets about the Democratic attempt to impeach him.
The extraordinary spectacle of the President -- the titular head of the US legal system -- threatening a potential witness in a case against him risks being seen as an attempt to obstruct the investigation. It also cuts against the principle that whistleblowers deserve anonymity and protection, representing another dark twist in an administration that has constantly tested the boundaries of political propriety.

On another frenetic day of political exchanges, Democrats sought to engineer a fast start to their impeachment efforts as their chances of political success hinge on early momentum to keep the White House off balance-
Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Mon Sep 30, 2019, 12:29 AM (3 replies)

Rudy Giuliani claims he's 'the real whistleblower' and that no one will know the real story on Trump

https://www.yahoo.com/news/rudy-giuliani-claims-hes-real-195622695.html

Rudy Giuliani claims he's 'the real whistleblower' and that no one will know the real story on Trump and Ukraine 'if I get killed'

annon Stapleton/Reuters
President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is caught in the middle of an explosive whistleblower complaint from an intelligence official alleging that Trump improperly pressured Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter.
The complaint has spurred an official impeachment inquiry into Trump and could lead to legal consequences for Giuliani, a former US attorney and mayor of New York City.
But Giuliani told Politico he believes he's "the real whistleblower" and said, "If I get killed now, you won't get the rest of the story."
While Giuliani told Politico that he deserved whistleblower protection, his attempts to defend himself have only further incriminated him in the whole saga.
Unlike Trump, Giuliani is a private citizen and could be vulnerable to prosecution, especially as he's confirmed much of the substance of the whistleblower's complaint.
Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Sat Sep 28, 2019, 07:25 PM (6 replies)

Chris Christie We have lost the ability to admit I have made a mistake

https://www.bluemountaineagle.com/news/national/christie-we-ve-lost-the-ability-to-admit-i-made/video_fbcdffc2-ca6e-5c26-8c61-963eeec8abcf.html






Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Fri Sep 6, 2019, 03:24 PM (6 replies)

Dorian news Daily Mail Pic heavy

Hurricane Dorian churns up East Coast as hundreds evacuate South Carolina and governor warns time is running out to escape - while forecasters say the storm will hit New York 'like a lower end nor'easter'

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7429661/Hurricane-Dorian-storms-way-East-Coast-hundreds-seek-refuge-South-Carolina-shelters.html



The Governor of South Carolina says time is running out for people needing to get out of the evacuation zone as Hurricane Dorian barrels its way up the US East Coast.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster shared the news during a Wednesday press briefing as hundreds of state residents flocked to local shelters in an effort to escape the Category 2 hurricane.
'We thought it was coming and here it is,' he said, according to the New York Post. 'Our message today is, if you are still in an evacuation zone, you still have time to get out. But the time is running out.



Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Thu Sep 5, 2019, 01:52 AM (0 replies)

Downtown Charleston is flooding

Source: cnn

Downtown Charleston is flooding
Flooding is now occurring in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, as a result of high tide and Hurricane Dorian, according to the Charleston County Emergency Management.
The Charleston police department is shutting down over a dozen streets due to the flooding. The police reminded residents on Twitter to check online for the list of street closures, adding, "Remember, TURN AROUND, DONíT DROWN

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/hurricane-dorian-bahamas-southeastern-us/index.html
Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Thu Sep 5, 2019, 01:09 AM (14 replies)

The old sheriff in congressman Dav throws his hat in on the race for governor

https://www.kiro7.com/news/local/dave-reichert-considering-challenging-jay-inslee-for-governor/980994475




Dave Reichert, the former King County Sheriff and U.S. Rep. from the 8th District, is considering a run for governor, the state GOP said.
Reichert, who served in Congress from January 2005 to January 2019, would be a Republican challenger to Jay Inslee, a Democrat trying to be the state's first third-term governor since the 1970s.
Reichert was King County Sheriff from January 1997 until his swearing in to Congress. In September 2017, Reichert announced he would not seek reelection in 2018.

Clearly the old sheriff in congressman Dav does miss his glory days riding in a limo with G.W. Bush . And bush whacking bird lady bus driver, an act he saw as powerful. He even had his eye trained on the vice presidency ,but the bottom fell out of the that. Although he did get to see the fly over. And the plane landed in Alaska.

Who do they got to put up there? There is Rossi , they could run him on third try ,ha ha ! No, there are those that see the old sheriff as a sweet peach ready for picking. Oh well, it looks like the old sheriff in congressman Dav is back in the saddle. It remains to be seen how far he can ride.
Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Sun Sep 1, 2019, 03:37 PM (4 replies)

Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein had stash of cash, diamonds and a fake Saudi passport at his $77M NYC mans

Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein had stash of cash, diamonds and a fake Saudi passport at NYC mansion, prosecutors reveal - as he brazenly stares down his victims in court while they beg judge to deny him bail.

Jeffrey Epstein accusers Courtney Wild and Annie Farmer spoke at his bail hearing in federal court on Monday, asking that he remain behind bars
'He is a scary person to have walking the streets,' said Wild, who claims she was 14 the first time Epstein assaulted her at his Palm Beach home
ĎI was 16 years old when I had the misfortune of meeting Jeffrey Epstein in New York. He later flew me to New Mexico to spend time with him,' said Farmer
The billionaire pedophile, 66, will now learn on Thursday whether he will be released ahead of his trial on federal sex trafficking charges
Epstein obtained a passport from Saudi Arabia in the 1980s that had his photo but another person's name, prosecutors said on Monday
Prosecutors said that Epstein had sizable assets in diamonds and art which they discovered throughout his Manhattan mansion, and 'piles of cash,

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7249629/Jeffrey-Epstein-stares-victims-court-confront-pedophile-bail-hearing.html





Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Mon Jul 15, 2019, 01:41 PM (0 replies)

Happy 4th. Of July

Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Wed Jul 3, 2019, 11:54 PM (4 replies)

Christie's Scathing Indictment of Trump




o Allegri / Reuters

Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wants to be clear: He supports Donald J. Trump. But donít you dare presume that he supports what Trump says or does.
Sure, he voted for Trump in 2016, but only reluctantly. And okay, he plans to vote for Trump again in 2020. But heís adamantly opposed to many of the most consequential actions Trump has taken as president. Heíll even say so in public. Doesnít that make him a good guy?
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Christie did his damnedest Monday to convince a crowd at the Aspen Ideas Festival and his interviewer, the Atlantic editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg, that his support for the president of the United States is morally and logically defensible.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2019/06/why-chris-christie-still-supports-trump/592483/?utm_medium=offsite&utm_source=yahoo&utm_campaign=yahoo-non-hosted&yptr=yahoo
Posted by Wash. state Desk Jet | Tue Jun 25, 2019, 06:31 PM (12 replies)
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