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2016 Postmortem

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Fri Nov 25, 2016, 05:27 PM Nov 2016

Should President Obama fire James Comey? [View all]

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Yes, President Obama should fire James Comey.
41 (79%)
No, President Obama should not fire James Comey.
11 (21%)
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on the one hand, he certainly deserves to get fired, but unblock Nov 2016 #1
Considering the people... Mike Nelson Nov 2016 #2
What would be "cause"? It's a 10 yr appointment. Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #3
You honestly don't know what the "cause" would be? Maybe this wll refresh you... mtnsnake Nov 2016 #8
I know well what Minority Leader Reid said... Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #11
You are wrong. Obama can fire Comey, period, just as Bill Clinton fired William Sessions. mtnsnake Nov 2016 #12
Except.... Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #18
Comey interfered with a national election for his personal vendetta purposes. nt LaydeeBug Nov 2016 #20
You can source that right..."vendetta purposes"....this should be interesting. Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #54
Wow. I can...I just need Trump' 1040's. You can source THAT right? LaydeeBug Nov 2016 #55
He needs no cause, but since you persist, please read this: mtnsnake Nov 2016 #22
From you link you leave out this... Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #32
Are you serious? After seeing it in black & white, you still don't believe Obama can remove Comey? mtnsnake Nov 2016 #36
What's to "get"....I know what I'm talking about and as of now Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #37
Let's face it, Rip, you are here to pull people's chains. Nothing more. mtnsnake Nov 2016 #38
If that were the case...".. you are here to pull people's chains..." Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #39
Please read the words in LaydeeBug's post #20 & try to concentrate on those words mtnsnake Nov 2016 #40
I've read everything LB has posted....nothing is of concern to me...emotional actions... Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #42
Good morning Rip van Winkle. Coyotl Nov 2016 #33
Is there supposed to be some significance in that post? Nancyswidower Nov 2016 #35
you have to remember bdamomma Nov 2016 #4
but you also have to remember mtnsnake Nov 2016 #6
Yep. It sends the message that they can fuck with elections with no consequences. Nay Nov 2016 #28
Comey is a white supremacist ? Wow, I guess I missed that one. frankieallen Nov 2016 #44
Comey should resign. dawg Nov 2016 #5
Not good enough. Fire his for cause. Coyotl Nov 2016 #34
The horses are gone. ZX86 Nov 2016 #7
Why? Txbluedog Nov 2016 #9
Uhhmm because he interfered in an election when he wasn't supposed to mtnsnake Nov 2016 #10
What would be the point? LisaL Nov 2016 #13
Fire Comey. Sessions Looks Like He'll Fire Him Anyway Vogon_Glory Nov 2016 #14
If he had broken a law, I would say yes SickOfTheOnePct Nov 2016 #15
Not that Comey didn't break a law, but he doesn't have to break a law to be fired by the president mtnsnake Nov 2016 #16
Totally understand and thanks! n/t SickOfTheOnePct Nov 2016 #17
The horse is already out of the barn. jalan48 Nov 2016 #19
He already didn't fire him. Queen Trump's replacement would be worse nt LaydeeBug Nov 2016 #21
As crazy as this sound. My answer is no. Apex812 Nov 2016 #23
I don't agree with you, but your answer doesn't sound crazy, it sounds reasonable and mtnsnake Nov 2016 #24
FBI Directors serve at the pleasure of the president jmowreader Nov 2016 #48
Didn't Obama say he didn't believe it was politically motivated? SMC22307 Nov 2016 #25
Hmm, you make a good point. frankieallen Nov 2016 #45
Fired, arrested, and tried for treason. Initech Nov 2016 #26
you forgot drawn and quartered frankieallen Nov 2016 #46
Trump would pick someone even worse flamingdem Nov 2016 #27
Without a doubt budkin Nov 2016 #29
Trump would probably pick Arpaio or David Duke LeftInTX Nov 2016 #30
An argument for keeping Comey: moonscape Nov 2016 #31
I'm willing to accept he did it for his personal safety Sen. Walter Sobchak Nov 2016 #41
What would have been announced after the election? LisaL Nov 2016 #43
Comey had to go back to Congress eventually Sen. Walter Sobchak Nov 2016 #47
FBI knew about these emails way before Comey send his first letter. LisaL Nov 2016 #49
Comey claimed he was briefed on it the day prior Sen. Walter Sobchak Nov 2016 #50
He might have been briefed on it in the day prior. It doesn't mean that was the first time he was LisaL Nov 2016 #51
Not quite yet, let's get the agents who talked to Guliani identified rwheeler31 Nov 2016 #52
Maybe he should PARDON him Rstrstx Nov 2016 #53
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