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Senate Judiciary Threatens To Subpoena Trump Jr. To Testify, Cant Be Contacted

The Senate Judiciary Committee has pre-approved subpoenas to force President Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to testify if they don’t respond by Friday evening to their invitation to appear next week.

Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa) said if they do not accept that subpoenas will be issued “almost immediately.”

“We’ve already authorized” the orders, Grassley said, explaining that the committee’s top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein (Calif.), had also signed off on the orders in advance. “She and I don’t have to take any action — it’s already been taken.”

The hearing is scheduled to be held publicly will likely to be a contentious affair after it was found out that the young Trump emailed about meeting with a supposed agent of Russia in order to dig up dirt on Hillary Clinton during the campaign.

http://news.groopspeak.com/senate-judiciary-threatens-to-subpoena-trump-jr-to-testify-cant-be-contacted/
Posted by pirateshipdude | Thu Jul 20, 2017, 03:18 PM (36 replies)

Talking about Sanders statement of a possible run in 2020 and positioning self.

I see this with O'Malley, too. I am receiving a lot of emails from O'Malley, building his base.

There is nothing wrong with this and everything right about this. We have to get serious and the sooner we start defining what is going on, the more successful we will be.

Sanders is building his base also. They are two different base. I prefer the O'Malley base.

I was told by a strong Sanders supporter that he could understand my position with Sanders on Social Issues, but why would I not give him credit for economic justice. Why I am so resistant in giving this to Sanders . I really do respect the conversation of a Sanders supporter that can with clear intent, make the statement "he could understand my position with Sanders on Social Issues, ". I really want him to understand when a Sanders supporter says this, there is a validation that I was not seeing things previously with a past campaign, and I feel less combative. I feel like I have been heard.

All this is important in communication.

I really would like this strong supporter to get that. Thank-you.

I think we are closer to understanding why I fight Sanders position so harshly.

Women and girls are dying.
Blacks are dying,
Latinos are dying and being sent to a country they do not know living in U.S. for three decades, ripped from family.
And of course a whole party trying to create the sin of Gay, to be against the law.

Lives.

When Trump supporters say, "Give Trump a chance": I state, "No."

"There are loss of lives. Hate and bigotry does not get a chance".

We have groups that are so desperate to live. That takes priority for me.

From my Democratic position, Sanders dividing rather than uniting a party is more disastrous for women, black, Latinos, gays than the Republican Party. The Democratic Party is our hope, and we are literally destroying our hope, to live.

That makes me angry.

Posted by pirateshipdude | Thu Jul 20, 2017, 11:24 AM (35 replies)

Democratic Leaders are simply empathetic and compassionate. Kerry to McCain

John Kerry
Page Liked · 4 mins ·

I love John McCain. Unbeatable, unbreakable. He's Teddy Roosevelt's "man in the arena" even when we're on opposite sides. God bless.

https://www.facebook.com/johnkerry/photos/a.369180657293.143282.6685427293/10154529330122294/?type=3&theater


Posted by pirateshipdude | Wed Jul 19, 2017, 09:34 PM (2 replies)

Is there an effort to take over the Democratic Party by someone outside of our Party?

I think this is a valid question so that we know what is going on with our party. If not, fine. If so, we can be honest about the take over attempt so that we can have legitimate and pragmatic strategic planning on how we want to address a takeover of our party so the Democratic Party is not weak in 2018. I think we have to be ahead of the eight ball on this. I would prefer not to be caught with my pants down.

I do not believe this is frivolous or conspiracy question. If so, let me know. Fine.

I have been hearing the last week from different sources that Sanders is the voice of the Democratic Party. Those are strong statements. If people and Sanders truly feel he is the voice of the Democratic Party, as a Democrat and life time member of the Democratic Party, I need to know.

That is all. A simple question. Is Sanders trying to take over the Democratic Party? Is he the voice for the Democratic Party?
Posted by pirateshipdude | Wed Jul 19, 2017, 11:37 AM (128 replies)

Its Time for Hillary Clinton to Gracefully Bow Out of Public Life, Along with All Other Women

You won’t find a bigger supporter of Hillary Clinton than me. Sure, I stumped for Barack Obama in 2008, and for Bernie Sanders during the 2016 primary, but I have always been steadfast in my belief that Hillary Rodham Clinton had the judgment and experience to be Commander-in-Chief of the United States (unless there were some technical way in which Bernie Sanders could still pull it off).

So it is as one of Clinton’s biggest supporters that I say to her now: your work here is done. It is time for Hillary Clinton to disappear from our magazine covers and our television screens, and gracefully retire from public life. Ideally, taking all other women with her.

This is about moving forward, and how are we supposed to do that when we’re hamstrung by symbols of past failures, like Hillary Clinton, or Geraldine from human resources, who makes a federal case out of every bad joke around the water cooler? Let’s save the investigating for private e-mail servers, O.K., Geraldine? There are still a lot of unanswered questions there.

The Trump Presidency isn’t a slow-motion car crash. It’s happening at light speed, every day. How are we supposed to combat this existential threat when we’re constantly interrupted by the rejected message of a previous candidate? And how am I supposed to formulate my thoughts when my wife is constantly interrupting to ask what I’m thinking? It’s a political Catch-22 that can only be reconciled by Hillary returning to the Chappaqua woods, along with my wife, and her friend Sarah with the weird laugh, who apparently doesn’t have her own apartment where she can watch “The Good Fight.”

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/its-time-for-hillary-clinton-to-gracefully-bow-out-of-public-life-along-with-all-other-women


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Posted by pirateshipdude | Tue Jul 18, 2017, 12:57 PM (15 replies)

Trump Just Refused To Let Go Of The French President In Humiliating Handshake Debacle

[link:http://washingtonjournal.com/2017/07/14/trump-just-refused-let-go-french-president-humiliating-handshake-debacle/|

[link:"https://twitter.com/GideonResnick/status/885852393329577986"> |
Posted by pirateshipdude | Fri Jul 14, 2017, 01:05 PM (54 replies)

Donald And Melania Trump Eat Americanized French Food At Legendary Restaurant In Eiffel Tower

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https://www.leftscoop.com/2017/07/donald-melania-trump-eat-americanized-french-food-legendary-restaurant-eiffel-tower/
Posted by pirateshipdude | Thu Jul 13, 2017, 05:44 PM (21 replies)

Trump Just Got Lost Walking To His Limo

In fact, were it not for Trump’s long history of cheating, lying, and race-baiting, dementia would be the most acceptable excuse for his erratic behavior, gold fish-like attention span, and apparent disinterest in his job.

Of course, Trump’s despicable behavior is far from new, and even as he appears to be suffering the affects of age combined with poor diet and no exercise, he remains a singularly unsympathetic figure.

Like him or hate him, we should all be able to agree that a man who gets lost on the way to the car — while standing at the car — should not be Commander-in-Chief.


Posted by pirateshipdude | Tue Jul 4, 2017, 07:41 PM (190 replies)

Neil Young Releases Resistance Anthem For Fourth Of July

Posted by pirateshipdude | Sat Jul 1, 2017, 12:18 PM (6 replies)

Independence, Melania. Independence. Do it. Do it Fourth of July.

Women across the nation will stand behind you.

Mika Brzezinski Drops BOMBSHELL, Thinks Melania Trump Will Leave Donald Trump Soon.

[link:https://www.leftscoop.com/2017/07/mika-brzezinski-drops-bombshell-thinks-melania-trump-will-leave-donald-trump-soon/|
Posted by pirateshipdude | Sat Jul 1, 2017, 12:05 PM (7 replies)
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