Monday, March 20, 2017

Gallup Poll: Trump's approval rating hit a new low

Mod: Donald Trump's approval numbers continue to fall at an historically fast rate. He is setting the kinds of records no president should ever want to set. 

Trump's approval rating hit a new low (Business Insider link): President Donald Trump's approval rating is at a new low since he assumed office in January, hitting 37%, according to Gallup. His disapproval rating, at 58%, is at a high point since he became president. These latest approval ratings come on the heels of a tumultuous week for the Trump administration and congressional Republican leadership, who are working to drum up support for their Affordable Care Act replacement bill.

The bill has prompted backlash from the American public, as well as resistance from those within the Republican party who believe it does not go far enough to repeal Obamacare.

The proposal, as it currently stands, would most negatively impact senior citizens, rural Americans, and low-income Americans. It would also leave an additional 24 million people uninsured by 2026, according to estimates from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

A majority of Americans disapprove of Trump's efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, according to a Quinnipiac University poll.

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The White House has also been playing defense on Trump's unfounded claim that former president Barack Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the 2016 campaign. There has been no evidence to support that theory, according to bipartisan consensus in Congress and in the intelligence community.

The Trump administration also recently prompted outrage from immigrants rights groups and protesters when it rolled out a revised executive order aimed at regulating immigration from a number of majority-Muslim countries.

Though it was narrower in scope than the original order, Trump implied that it was written with the same intent, calling it a "watered down version" of the original ban. The executive order was struck down by two federal judges.

The last time Trump's approval rating hit a low point was in mid-February. At the time, the White House was embroiled in several controversies, including the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn, the president's repeated attacks on the judiciary after his original travel ban was struck down, and his perceived lack of response towards rising anti-Semitism across the nation.

This is the lowest approval rating of any president's first 60 days as tracked by Gallup.

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93 comments:

  1. Oh, the feeling of entitlement.
    Time to stop with indulgences.
    Everything doesn't go or happen the way "you" want.

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    1. If you mean those poll numbers, they look pretty good to me.

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    2. More troll talk. Nothing meaningful to contribute even as counterpoint to national poll of majority opinion.

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    3. Same polls that showed Hillary winning by a landslide? Very trustworthy because she, oh wait she was destroyed in the first three hours. Enjoy your "polls" fellas!

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    4. Hillary won by 3 million votes. The polls were right.

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    5. The polls showed her winning the election, she did not. They showed a landslide victory across the country in electoral and popular vote and it just did not happen. You and I both know the 3 million votes story is not true.

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    6. It's official: Clinton swamps Trump in popular vote
      http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/21/politics/donald-trump-hillary-clinton-popular-vote-final-count/

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    7. Why do people like 12:57 lie about such things when the truth can be verified by a simple web search?

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    8. Oh, by CNN well then, it is gospel! Is there a more liberal, one sided fake news network than CNN?

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    9. Is the Cook Report acceptable to you, Milo?

      http://cookpolitical.com/story/10174

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    10. Hillary won overwhelmingly in Los Angeles and New York City. Trump didn't even campaign there. Those two cities alone gave her the 3 million popular vote victory. Sorry but thank god for the wisdom of the electoral college. I don't want those two cities determining every election.

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    11. White votes matter. The Electoral College was originally designed to protect the interests of white slave owners. It still protects white interests. Which is what 3:58 is getting at.

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    12. If Hillary would have won the electoral college and lost the popular vote would you be writing about it? You would not, you would stand by the process and tell the rest of us get over it. You would defend the the elecrltoral college and carry on about how fair it is. 11:35 says Hillary "won" by 3 mlillion votes. To win means that you have obtained your goal and hold the position. She did neither. To say she won anything is not correct, she won nothing.

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    13. You haven't addressed the racial origins of the Electoral College, or the fact that today it overepresents hick states. Trump lost the popular vote by 3 million. Today it was revealed that Trump and the Putin loving creeps he has surrounded himself with are being investigated for possible treason. This is a disaster for America and any authentic patriot should be appalled. Your pathetic little argument is worthless.

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    14. Your version of a patriot is your own. Your racist "hick" comment speaks volumes about you and renders the rest of your rant meaningless.

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    15. Patriots don't sell their country out to Moscow. A hick is an unsophisticated bumpkin from some unpopulated welfare loving red state. Kinda like you, Milo.

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    16. Forgive me, can someone explain what "Milo" refers to? It is obviously some sort of insult but what are its origins?

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    17. Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos resigns following outrage over his past comments about pedophilia
      https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/milo-yiannopoulos-resigns-from-breitbart-news/2017/02/21/0217c128-f7cc-11e6-be05-1a3817ac21a5_story.html

      Donald Trump Defends Far-Right Troll Milo Yiannopoulos
      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-defends-troll-milo-yiannopoulos_us_589315e9e4b0af07cb6b992f

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    18. Ok, I got it. Thanks!

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    19. Breitbart and Infowars under investigation for ties to Russia
      http://www.rawstory.com/2017/03/breitbart-and-infowars-under-investigation-for-ties-to-russia-report/

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    20. Even though I don't buy into your view that the electoral college is somehow tainted by its origins, what about the origins of the Democratic Party. Let's be consistent here. In the South and the North the Democratic Party was pro slavery. Also explain how a Democratic Party and Senate majority leader could be a former Grand Dragon of the KKK. How does Robert KKK Byrd get elected in the Democratic Party and that was only a few years ago. What about George Wallace. I don't think he was a Republican either. I may be wrong but I think the Republican Party has a slightly better history when it comes to black folks than the long sordid history of the Democratic Party in this country.

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    21. Fair enough. But ask yourself this. What party do those kinds of people belong to today?

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    22. KKK’s official newspaper supports Donald Trump for president
      https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/11/01/the-kkks-official-newspaper-has-endorsed-donald-trump-for-president/

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  2. LOCK HIM UP
    and all his billionaire spoiled entitled friends and family

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  3. Huffington Post: President Donald Trump’s latest approval rating has sunk to a new low, according to the latest Gallup poll.

    Only 37 percent of American approve of the job Trump is doing, and 58 percent disapprove, the daily poll found Sunday. Those are the worst ratings since he took office eight weeks ago. His approval rating stood at 45 percent just nine days ago.

    Trump’s approval rating is lower than any other president at this point in his first term since Gallup started tracking the numbers 72 years ago in 1945. Barack Obama’s rating at this point in his presidency was 60 percent.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-approval-rating_us_58cf74b7e4b0be71dcf5b696

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  4. The Dem's are doomed the Republicans are the chosen one's.

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    1. Chosen by Putin to betray America.

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    2. Trump Supporters in Rural Georgia Are Waking Up to the Cruelty of His Attack on Obamacare
      “The way they talked, it was supposed to be better,” one disgruntled Trump voter said.
      http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/trump-supporters-rural-georgia-are-waking-cruelty-his-attack-obamacare

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    3. fake numbers. sad.

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    4. Thanks, Milo.

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    5. Trump dismisses a poll that doesn’t exist for coming from an inaccurate pollster that wasn’t
      https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/03/20/trump-dismisses-a-poll-that-doesnt-exist-for-coming-from-an-inaccurate-pollster-that-wasnt/?utm_term=.d883dfcf8373

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  5. The far right says, let them eat crow. Let the non believers die especially the old who need Medicaid.

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  6. Thank yoyou President Trump; 15,000 people expected today, for a thank you rally in Kentucky.

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    1. I can understand why Trumpy might be out of Washington today speaking to the one tooth wonders. It has now been confirmed that the FBI is investigated his campaign for treason, and his Obama wiretap accusations have been officially denounced as bunkum. Not a good day for the lying jackass.

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    2. House intelligence panel chairman says there was no wiretap on Trump Tower
      http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nunes-idUSKBN16R1K7

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    3. Comey confirms Trump campaigns ties to Russia are being investigated and, if possible, prosecuted
      http://www.rawstory.com/2017/03/comey-confirms-trump-campaigns-ties-to-russia-are-being-investigated-and-if-possible-prosecuted/

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    4. Trump may want to watch himself because he's laughing and screwing over those that voted him in and he's flaunting his wealth in gun loving states...just saying wouldn't surprise me - nothing like a scorned redneck

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  7. Parody. A Country song is being released, "Low and Safe Places". This was written the Snowflake's out there.

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    1. More proof that Trump guy has sustained a head injury or two.

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    2. Do go out and buy it! You can dance along while wearing ivanka's clothes, before dining on Donald's steak. Y'all seem to enjoy being exploited.

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  8. Comey confirms FBI investigating Russia, Trump ties
    http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/20/politics/comey-hearing-russia-wiretapping/

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  9. A credentialed Journalist from Mexico, has been found in possession of Tom Brady's NFL jersey.

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  10. The tax bill for protecting the first clump of Trump's children/spouses/grandkids as they shuss along the slopes on a ski vacation. Big bucks that could send a few meals to house bound/bed bound seniors.

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  11. Director Comet: "I dont want to compound damage and confirm any possible leaked intelligence".

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    1. Director Comet. Isn't he Aquaman's trusty sidekick?

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    2. They're making an ass out of Trump in Washington today.

      FBI Director Comey: Justice Dept. has no information that supports Trump's tweets alleging he was wiretapped by Obama
      https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/fbi-director-to-testify-on-russian-interference-in-the-presidential-election/2017/03/20/cdea86ca-0ce2-11e7-9d5a-a83e627dc120_story.html

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    3. Wait, so there's a report stating Russians prefer Republicans !?!?

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  12. President Trump is the first President to not receive a paycheck.
    President Trump said that it was not necessary to pay him.

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    1. That's good, because he sure as hell isn't earning it.

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    2. More FAKE NEWS from troll #1:

      If Trump does follow through on his promise, he will not be alone. Other presidents have forgone salaries, too: President John F. Kennedy (1961 to 1963) had the largest family wealth in presidential history and gave the entirety of his salary to charity, for example, while President Herbert Hoover (1929 to 1933) dispersed his salary among charities and additional income for his team.

      Your lies still getting shot down here every day.

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    3. Former Republican lawmaker stuns CNN panel when he says Trump isn't smart enough to be president

      David Jolly, a former Republican congressman from Florida, stunned a CNN panel on Monday morning when he said President Donald Trump isn’t “intellectually qualified” to be president.

      When asked by CNN’s Poppy Harlow whether Trump should publicly apologize if it’s revealed that he was wrong in accusing former President Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower during the 2016 election, Jolly said that he should — but he also said that an apology wouldn’t mask Trump’s other major shortcomings as president.

      “There’s a bigger issue, whether this president is intellectually qualified to be President of the United States,” Jolly said.

      Harlow seemed taken aback by Jolly’s statement. “You’re saying he’s not smart enough?” she asked him. “That’s quite a charge.”

      Jolly went on to explain that Trump has very little knowledge about policy, and that he’s relying on cable news shows to inform him about the details of legislation he’s already endorsed.

      http://www.rawstory.com/2017/03/former-republican-lawmaker-stuns-cnn-panel-when-he-says-trump-isnt-smart-enough-to-be-president/

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  13. I would imagine that soon Obama will file a slander suit against Trump - hope he does because Trump's tweets are slanderous and with malice.

    Amazing that 37% of the country still approves of Trump, proves racist simpleton's are still viable in the good ole USA.

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  14. The truth is being exposed in the HOUSE INTEL CMTE.
    Politicians feel threatened by Businessman, Doctors, Lawyers etc. entering into Public Service.

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    1. We're heading towards a treason trial, Trumpy. Your boy is going to spend the rest of his life in Leavenworth.

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  15. Unmasked. Twenty names have been presented in the investigation as to have been tied into leaking classified information.

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    1. There is no story anywhere on the internet saying anything about this. Can you supply a link?

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    2. 9:35 - It was BS I guess.

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    3. Still waiting for troll #1 to provide a source for his last 20 false claims

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  16. Traitors don't wanna knowMarch 20, 2017 at 10:07 AM

    FBI Director James Comey's opening statement during today’s House Intelligence Committee hearing was extraordinary, confirming far more than anyone had expected.

    "I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counter-intelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts."

    Comey has confirmed this statement in conversation with Democrats, but he's said nothing about it to Republicans. Why not?

    Because they haven't asked. Despite the explosive nature of Comey's statement, Republicans are suddenly interested in only one topic: low-life leakers. Reps. Devin Nunes, Tom Rooney, and particularly Trey Gowdy demonstrated that they had absolutely no interest in Russia or in wiretapping.

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/3/20/1645374/-Republicans-want-to-talk-about-anything-but-Comey-s-bombshell-statement

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  17. House Intel Cmte.
    Mr. Gowdy asked the question and was given the answer.
    Multiple tracks of investigation happening now and will continue.

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    1. Gowdy looks like the unfortunate by-product of an incestuous union.

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    2. Adam Schiff is the hero America needs. Local boy makes good.

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    3. If Gowdy's eyes were any closer he'd be a cyclops.

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    4. With a name like 'Trey Gowdy', he must be. All he is missing is the banjo and the tar-paper shack.

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    5. Well, bless his heart, his family tree doesn't have any branches.

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    6. Donald Trump Exposed As A Hopeless Conspiracy Theorist By Basically Everyone Who Matters
      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-wiretapping-conspiracy_us_58cff29ee4b0ec9d29dd988b

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  18. Separate investigation on General Flynn. FISA and National Intelligence.

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  19. 10:15am. You would have to ask your parents and sister about that one, or maybe your nephew and your mom.

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    1. Has Trey asked you to squeal like a pig yet?

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  20. 10:23am. It's good to know that you and Adam Schiff support Turkey and the Armenian genocide.

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    1. It's good to know that unctuous little local GOP flunkies will tell all sorts of lies about the guy who is standing up to traitors like Donald Trump.

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    2. Yes, of course. Donald's love monkey Vladimir Putin is famous for his love of Armenians.

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  21. 10:59am. So what about Armenians bothers you? It's obvious that you don't have any Armenian friends or you would not call Mr. Schiff a stand up guy .
    Pleas to Mr. Shiff, and upon promises of reelection, he would have President Obama declare the Turkish people guilty of genocide against Armenia.
    Still waiting.

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    1. I hear Adam will do that right after Trump does.

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  22. Republicans Close To Trump Say President Is Showing Signs Of Mental Illness

    http://www.politicususa.com/2017/03/20/republicans-close-trump-president-showing-signs-mental-illness.html

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    1. Hmm. 25th Amendment section 4? That'll not only be one for the record books, but also one down, one to go for Ryan.

      Given all the craziness over the last few months, it wouldn't surprise me that with the right confluence of events a grand bargain results in Ryan-Schiff.

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  23. The President is speaking now.
    We inherited a Mess.
    Eight Hundred Billion dollars in bad trade deals.
    Drain the swamp of corruption in Wash D.C.
    Clean up the VA mess, and take care of our Veterans.
    We are going to rebuild the United States Military. Peace through strength.
    We are going to put our Coal Miners back to work.
    EPA will become a job creator not a job killer.
    Remove unnecessary Auto regulations .
    Rebuild the pipeline with American Steel.
    We believe buy American, hire American.

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    1. Trump is a traitor. His words are lies.

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    2. Poor T#1, lamb to the slaughter...

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    3. Trumpy Tea Party fools are for all intents and purposes agents of Putin. Most of them are too dumb to know it.

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  24. Watching tRump make empty promises and tell bald faced lies takes a stronger stomach than I have. I will watch the recap with Rachel tonight.

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  25. Comey and Rogers on the wire tapping hearding today--forthright and no nonsense. Adam Shift leading the investigation with clarity. These guys in sharp contrast to #45 and his Press guy and all the other new swamp dwellers.

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    1. What an honor that Schiff is from our little world.

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  26. Schiff is a brilliant man and accepting of all Americans.
    How fortunate we are that he is so close.

    I hear he holds Town Halls and they are very informative.

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  27. You got to liesten to John Dean (of Nixon era) talking to Chris Hayes MSNBC tonight: "It is a cover up on the part of Trump's White House staff." "I have been through a cover up and I know what it looks like." " The professionals looking into the cover up (regarding the Trump election efforts and the Russian cyber hacking) know what a cover up looks like." "There will be a lot lies and inditements for those lies."

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  28. I hate all of these Porky Pig sounding Republican Congress clowns. They are so disgraceful.

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  29. Traitors TraitoringMarch 20, 2017 at 6:42 PM

    Tillerson plans to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia in April - sources
    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tillerson-idUSKBN16S04I?il=0

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  30. Philanthropic David Rockefeller, 101 years young. RIP.

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  31. Seriously, I still think that troll #1 is paid to post here. Seriously.

    Dear mod, can you still track and see if you're getting page hits from outside the US?

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    1. Not as much as a month ago. Here is the breakdown from today. It is a small proportion of today's overall total.
      Germany 39
      Poland 16
      Brazil 12
      France 10
      Ukraine 10
      Netherlands 7
      Colombia 6
      Hungary 6
      Qatar 6

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    2. Prediction: Comey Cover Up for Commie Comb Over.

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  32. Powerful Russian Partner Boasts Of Ongoing Access To Trump Family
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/noahkirsch/2017/03/20/russian-billionaire-family-trump-ties-ongoing/#617ead9669b3

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