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Trump highlights Intelligence Communities own issues….

The BIG story this weekend is about President-Elect Donald Trump not really caring much about the intelligence community he will inherit in a little more than a month….

While he says  he ‘s ‘ Smart’ and doesn’t much need their help to view the world….(And doesn’t like sitting to listen to ANYTHING for long periods of time) and has made a point that some of the stuff given to him is redundant….

THAT isn’t sitting well with the people who he will have to deal with in that world and Congress….

Trump WILL have to come some sort of middle ground on this to be an effect President…..

But his comments highlight a reality about the countries intelligence community….

They do NOT really row tougher often and agencies are distrustfull actually of each other often….

And the Intel business , by its nature , IS  complex and often contradictory ..Something Trump avoids…..

There are splits both within the intelligence agencies and the congressional committees that oversee them. Officials say the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. have not always shared their findings with the F.B.I., which they often distrust. The question of how vigorously to investigate also has a political tinge: Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee, for example, are pushing hard for a broad investigation, while some Republicans are resisting.

Intelligence can also get politicized, of course, and one of the running debates about the disastrously mistaken assessments of Iraq that Mr. Trump often cites is whether the intelligence itself was tainted or whether the Bush White House read it selectively to support its march to war in 2003.

But what is unfolding in the argument over the Russian hacking is more complex, because tracking the origin of cyberattacks is complicated. It is made all the harder by the fact that the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. do not want to reveal human sources or technical abilities, including American software implants in Russian computer networks….

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Donald Trump made Promises he won’t be able to Keep…

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Paul Krugman@ NY Times…

Donald Trump won the Electoral College (though not the popular vote) on the strength of overwhelming support from working-class whites, who feel left behind by a changing economy and society. And they’re about to get their reward — the same reward that, throughout Mr. Trump’s career, has come to everyone who trusted his good intentions. Think Trump University.

Yes, the white working class is about to be betrayed.

The evidence of that coming betrayal is obvious in the choice of an array of pro-corporate, anti-labor figures for key positions. In particular, the most important story of the week — seriously, people, stop focusing on Trump Twitter — was the selection of Tom Price, an ardent opponent of Obamacare and advocate of Medicare privatization, as secretary of health and human services. This choice probably means that the Affordable Care Act is doomed — and Mr. Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters will be among the biggest losers.

The first thing you need to understand here is that Republican talk of “repeal and replace” has always been a fraud. The G.O.P. has spent six years claiming that it will come up with a replacement for Obamacare any day now; the reason it hasn’t delivered is that it can’t.

Obamacare looks the way it does because it has to: You can’t cover Americans with pre-existing conditions without requiring healthy people to sign up, and you can’t do that without subsidies to make insurance affordable.

Any replacement will either look a lot like Obamacare, or take insurance away from millions who desperately need it.

What the choice of Mr. Price suggests is that the Trump administration is, in fact, ready to see millions lose insurance. And many of those losers will be Trump supporters….

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Political Roundup for November 22nd, 2016…US Senate…RRH Elections….

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Senate, Meet House: Democrats face a tough Senate battlefield next cycle, and Representatives are already lining up to take on incumbents in this Politico Great Mentioner.

  • In Montana, Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-MT-AL) cruised to reelection this cycle, and he has already met with Senate leadership about a campaign. Plus, his boilerplate criticism of the incumbent sounds tailor-made to prepare the foundation of his Senate campaign against Sen. Jon Tester (D).
  • In North Dakota, early Trump endorser Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND-AL) might run against Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D), despite talk of him being considered for Energy Secretary.
  • In West Virginia, Rep. Evan Jenkins (R-WV-3) and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey could run against Sen. Joe Manchin (D) for Republicans.
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) in Missouri could face a number of candidates as the state has moved right, including Reps. Vicky Hartzler, Ann Wagner, or Billy Long (R). Wagner in particular is interesting with her longtime national connections as a former ambassador and RNC Co-Chair.
  • Rep. Luke Messer (R) is mentioned as a potential candidate against Sen. Joe Donnelly (D).

All of these mentions come with the usual caveat that most of these are speculative lists (Zinke notwithstanding) and more and different candidates will come out of the woodwork in these different states.

MO-Sen: Despite bragging about buying ads and setting up Republicans to nominate Todd Akin to ruin their chances at her seat, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D) has confirmed she will run for reelection. Adding on to our Great Mentioner above, this article also mentions Rep. Sam Graves as a potential candidate (again, none of these potential candidates have confirmed their interest).

AZ-Sen: Sen. John McCain (R) will decide if he will run for a seventh term in three years…..

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Michael Flynn…Trump’s new National Security advisor….

A look at the man mostly BEFORE he hitched his wagon to Donald Trump…..

Donald Trump’s national security advisor sounded very different when he was running counterinsurgency campaigns in Kabul.

Who is Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s new national security advisor? There is no single or simple answer. The Flynn you’ve probably heard of, the one who hitched his wagon to Trump for-President, seems intent on convincing the world that he harbors a smoldering animus against Islam. He is a man whose worldview the American Conservative has described as “warped.” But there once was a Flynn who resembles the current man barely, if at all.

We can find this earlier Flynn in the papers he wrote while serving as an intelligence officer and in the relationships he formed with special operators working the tough fight in Afghanistan. Through these lenses emerges an innovator who sought to update intelligence collection and dissemination practices to comport with modern technology; an intelligence professional who emphasized building local ties with—yes—Muslim leaders to undermine the insurgent cause; and a manager who pushed hard for big changes, alienating entrenched power brokers in the intelligence community.

In 2010, Flynn was the director of intelligence for joint international forces in Afghanistan, working for top war commander Gen. Stanley McChrystal. Together, they reshaped how operators acquired information and intelligence to target enemies, emerging with a process sometimes called F3EAD, for Find, Fix, Finish, Exploit, Analyze, and Disseminate.

“They are the folks that ‘industrialized’ the targeting process of F3EAD,” said Stuart Bradin, a retired Army colonel who worked with Flynn in Afghanistan.

Flynn distilled the new ideas in a 2010 white paper, “Fixing Intelligence”, coauthored for the Center for New American Security, or CNAS. Its thrust: share more intelligence with and among with more operators at the battalion and company level, and do it much faster.

“Currently, information this basic to a coordinating a successful counterinsurgency literally is inaccessible to the people who need it most. This failure not only jeopardizes an operation, but also exposes international efforts to ridicule for their ineptitude,” Flynn wrote.

In the paper, Flynn argued that the military should rely more on open-source and data and much less on classified and expensive intel….

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NSA head meets with Trump on his own…Military and Intel Bosses want him fired…

The move by director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Michael S. Rogers is being perceived as moving outside the ‘Chain of Command’  something military types Do NOT DO…..

Right NOW?

Adm. Rodgers works for President Obama…

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The heads of the Pentagon and the nation’s intelligence community have recommended to President Obama that the director of the National Security Agency, Adm. Michael S. Rogers, be removed.

The recommendation, delivered to the White House last month, was made by Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr., according to several U.S. officials familiar with the matter.

Action has been delayed, some administration officials said, because relieving Rogers of his duties is tied to another controversial recommendation: to create separate chains of command at the NSA and the military’s cyberwarfare unit, a recommendation by Clapper and Carter that has been stalled because of other issues.

The news comes as Rogers is being considered by President-elect Donald Trump to be his nominee for director of national intelligence to replace Clapper as the official who oversees all 17 U.S. intelligence agencies. In a move apparently unprecedented for a military officer, Rogers, without notifying superiors, traveled to New York to meet with Trump on Thursday at Trump Tower. That caused consternation at senior levels of the administration, according to the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal personnel matters….

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The Obama people will NOT just lay down the fight….

Politico is out with piece that examines the near future for the Obama supporters who thought they would be staying around helping Hillary Clinton run the Government and build on President Obama’s agenda….But now see a possibility that their work is in danger….

In the past week, Obama alumni have planned gatherings at Glascott’s Saloon in Chicago (an old campaign haunt) and The Winslow in New York. In Washington, they’re meeting in hotel lobbies, 14th Street bars, nonprofits’ conference rooms and living rooms, plotting the resistance over beer and hummus.

One attendee called the meetings “Obama Anonymous,” and while they largely started as impromptu commiseration, they’ve shifted to mobilization. It’s an early sign that Obama can continue to command a formidable movement and potentially launch a serious defense of his legacy as a private citizen.

Election night felt like “a nightmare I couldn’t wake up from,” said Liz Jaff, a veteran of Obama’s 2008 campaign and White House. “I went from hating everybody to hating myself for not really realizing what was happening.”

Then Jaff, now at Crowdpac, had about 15 people over to her apartment in Columbia Heights on Sunday, and she started to feel better about Trump.

“The tipping point was when we started talking about how we could kick his ass, and that we could,” Jaff said. “You realize everybody wants to fight and you suddenly get hundreds of messages coming in from volunteers who you’ve worked with before.”

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. There’d be a wave election to sweep away Trump’s divisive rhetoric and Republican obstruction all at once. The people who have spent the last decade sweating it out for Obama – in many cases most of their adult lives – could finally lead normal lives, his legacy safely in the hands of the first woman president.

Instead, said former Obama spokesman Ben LaBolt, “This is going to be a struggle over time, and not just an easy handoff to a different team…..”

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Now comes the HARD Part……

Folks?

Get your popcorn and a good seat

The Shit Show IS about to begin!

Donald J. Trump is gonna have to deal with actually BEING President….

That with the MAJORITY of American’s thinking he’s ill equipped to handle the Job….

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It didn’t matter to Donald Trump’s supporters that he offered voters few specifics on policy. It didn’t matter to them that, in building out his campaign, he seemed to value flattery and loyalty over experience. It didn’t matter, to many at least, that he insulted his rivals, objectified women, mocked the disabled and encouraged violence at his rallies.

Now it matters to the United States and the world.

Exit polls revealed 61 percent of Americans don’t believe Trump is ready to be president. And yet, what much of the country thought was unthinkable is now all the country is thinking about: Donald Trump will soon be sitting behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. Even Trump’s most ardent supporters aren’t sure what comes next, although they’re thrilled by the very uncertainty that terrifies Democrats and the elites the president-elect so often railed against.

“The country should be freaked out, because Trump picked the scab. He picked the scab off the media, he picked the scab off the political establishment and revealed a lot of things that people probably weren’t aware of, but now they are,” said Joe Griffin, a New Hampshire resident who attended more than a dozen Trump rallies and attended his victory party at the Hilton Midtown. “It’s okay if we bleed a little bit. This country just needed a change.”

Perhaps more than with any president-elect in recent memory, there is deep uncertainty about what happens next—with what Trump’s cabinet, his legislative agenda and, over time, his country will look like. How, many wonder, will an emotionally volatile demagogue unify a divided country and form a governing coalition to lead the world’s largest democracy? Perhaps most immediately, how will he move to calm the financial markets after a massive sell-off Tuesday night deepened as his electoral chances improved?….

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Political Roundup for November 4th, 2016…The mess after the election?…RRH Elections

This is the final weekend before election day, which is a good time to remind you that regardless of who wins on Tuesday we will have to spend the next four years either dealing with stories about investigation into Hillary Clinton’s negligent handling of classified government information and pay to play donations to her “charitable” Foundation or stories about women Donald Trump sexually harassed, financial fraud allegations against him and a myriad of other shady business and tax dealing he’s engaged in over the years. Good work America!

President:

Trump: Porn watchers like Donald Trump. Trump won porn site RedTube’s presidential poll 52% to 46%. Who could have guessed that guys who like to watch p***y prefer a candidate who likes to grab p***y!

Cruz: Ted Cruz’s conscience allows him to campaign for Donald Trump in Iowa. THIS is who Ted Cruz really is.

Johnson: Reason takes a look at how Gary Johnson’s vote total will effect Libertarian Party ballot access. 0.5% of the vote will get them access in Michigan and New Mexico for 2018. 1% will get full ballot access in in Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, and Wisconsin in 2018 and 2018 and 2020 access in Oregon. In Connecticut 1% will get their Presidential candidate ballot access in 2020. 2% gets the Libertarian Party full ballot access in 2018 in Iowa. 2.5% gets full ballot access for 2018 in Oklahoma. 7,500 votes gets 2018 access in Washington D.C. 3% gets 2018 ballot access in Arkansas, Idaho, and Massachusetts. 3% would have earned the party ballot access in Ohio for 2018 and 2020 but since Johnson is listed on ballot as an Independent and not a Libertarian it is not relevant. 5% gets full ballot access for 2018 in North Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas and for 2018 and 2020 in Arizona, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and Washington state. Finally these 13 states give third parties no special ballot access benefits no matter how well their presidential candidate does; California, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

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President Obama come’s down on the FBI Director’s actions….

Democras have unifrmly come down hard against the FBI Director’s letter to the Congress about the Huma Abedin/Anthony Weiner computer investigation…

President Obama briefly addressed the FBI’s reopened investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices for the first time, saying in an interview posted Wednesday that the agency does not “operate on innuendo” and emphasizing that there is no evidence that the Democratic presidential nominee violated the law.

“I do think that there is a norm that when there are investigations, we don’t operate on innuendo, and we don’t operate on incomplete information, and we don’t operate on leaks,” Obama said in the interview with NowThis News, which was filmed Tuesday. “We operate based on concrete decisions that are made. When this was investigated thoroughly last time, the conclusion of the FBI, the conclusion of the Justice Department, the conclusion of repeated congressional investigations, was she had made some mistakes but that there wasn’t anything there that was prosecutable.”….

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FBI Director Comey in the end kept his word to Congress….

And that took him into a Political firestorm….

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The NY Times does an ‘inside’ story giving a view of the Director and tries to lay out how things happened in the Abedin/Weiner computer email case and The Paul Manafort Russian connection case how and why James Comey choose to go ahead and do something he promised US House Republican’s, who grilled him about the Clinton emails,( and would like nothing better than to have her charged in the case to open the Presidency for Donald Trump) that IS causing him and his agency (And the Dept of Justice heartburn) and the wrath of of the Clinton Campaign and  Democrats…..

The F.B.I. and Justice Department faced a hard decision in two investigations this past summer that had the potential to rock the presidential election. The first case involved Donald J. Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and secretive business dealings in Ukraine. The second focused on Hillary Clinton’s relationships with donors to her family foundation.

At the urging of the Justice Department, the F.B.I. agreed not to issue subpoenas or take other steps that would make the cases public so close to the election, according to federal law enforcement officials.

Against this backdrop, the decision of the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, to send a letter to Congress last week about a renewed inquiry concerning Mrs. Clinton’s emails is not just a departure from longstanding policy; it has plunged the F.B.I. and the Justice Department directly into the election, precisely what Justice officials were trying to avoid.

Mr. Comey’s letter, which he sent over the objections of the Justice Department, stirred outrage across party lines. It unleashed a torrent of news that laid bare the government’s internal deliberations and exposed the infighting and occasional mistrust between rank-and-file F.B.I. agents and senior department officials.

Since Mr. Comey’s revelation, the F.B.I. has hurried to analyze a cache of emails belonging to one of Mrs. Clinton’s aides, Huma Abedin. It is increasingly unlikely that the review will be complete by Election Day, F.B.I. officials said, although they said there was a chance they could offer updates before Nov. 8…

Daniel C. Richman, an adviser to Mr. Comey and a Columbia University law professor, argued that despite the backlash, Mr. Comey’s decision to inform Congress preserved the F.B.I.’s independence, which will ultimately benefit the next president.

“Those arguing that the director should have remained silent until the new emails could be reviewed — even if that process lasted, or was delayed, until after the election — give too little thought to the governing that needs to happen after November,” Mr. Richman said. “If the F.B.I. director doesn’t have the credibility to keep Congress from interfering in the bureau’s work and to assure Congress that a matter has been or is being looked into, the new administration will pay a high price.”

Former senior law enforcement officials in both parties, though, say Mr. Comey’s decision to break with Justice Department guidelines caused these problems…

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This NY Times piece is an attempt to give a pushback on the negative’s thrown at Director Comey and to explain from HIS point of view why he did what he did….

The man WAS in a BAD place no matter what.

Comey has has NOT spoken publicly about this…..

Comey and Atty Gen Lynch had a meeting to discuss things today…..

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Democrats ask Comey to reveal FBI looks at Trump staff possible Russian connections…

After going thru the past weekends Media hysteria about FBI Director Comey’s letter announcing that the FBI would begin searching Hillary Clinton close aide Huma Abedin and her estranged husband Anthony Weiner’s laptop in connection with a look at Weiner’s sexing across state lines due to State Dept. texts being on the computer?

Democrats are pushing back by demanding that the FBI Director explain why he hasn’t commented publicly about possible Russian influence in hacking Democratic emails exclusively and about ties to Russia by people who worked and supported Trump and could become conduits to Russia if Trump where to become President…

On August 30, several leading House Democrats sent their own letter to Comey citing Stone and Page. That letter also noted Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort’s past work for a pro-Russian party in Ukraine, as well as Trump advisor and former Defense Intelligence Agency director Gen. Michael Flynn’s attendance at a December 2015 dinner in Moscow where he sat at a table with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

NBC reported Monday that the FBI has begun a preliminary inquiry into Manafort’s foreign business connections. CNN also reported in August the FBI is investigating the role Manafort’s lobbying firm might have played in alleged political corruption in Ukraine, where Manafort advised the ousted president Viktor Yankovych; it is not clear whether those reports describe the same investigation.

Democrats have pursued the “double standard” complaint aired by the Clinton officials today for weeks. When Comey testified at a September 28 House Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrats pressed him on his public discussion of the Clinton email case—Comey announced in July that he would recommend no charges in that inquiry, though he also criticized Clinton and her aides—while refusing to comment on whether the FBI has pursued questions about Trump’s ties with Russia.

“Has the FBI interviewed Roger Stone about his communications with Julian Assange or his knowledge of how WikiLeaks got these illegally obtained documents?” Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) asked Comey.

“I can’t comment on that,” Comey replied.

“Mr. Stone stated that he has knowledge about upcoming leaks of additional illegally hacked documents,” Nadler stated. “Has the FBI asked him about those communications?”

“I also can’t comment on that,” Comey said. “I don’t want to confirm whether there is or is not an investigation.”

“Is there a different standard for Secretary Clinton and Donald Trump—and if not, what is the consistent standard?” Nadler asked.

“Our standard is we do not confirm or deny the existence of investigations. There is an exception for that when there is a need for the public to be reassured,” Comey said. “Our overwhelming rule is we do not comment except in certain exceptional circumstances.”

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Is the FBI investigating any of Trump’s people?

Uh, Oh?

Is House Democratic Rep. Cummings outing the Clinton response to the FBI looking at the Abedin/Weiner computer emails?

Is the FBI looking at a Russian Connection( Business or Wikileaks or even the Trump Foundation) with any of Trump’s people or Trump himself?

If it’s discovered after the election that the FBI was investigating anyone associated with Donald Trump, “then I have no idea how Director Comey will be able to explain his actions,” Rep. Elijah Cummings, top Democrat on House Oversight and Government Reform Cmte, says in statement.

Says, “I do not know how Director Comey will justify his decision to withhold information relating to Trump while publicly announcing ongoing investigative steps against his opponent just days before the election”….

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Political Roundup For October 31, 2016…Trump to campaign in Blue States?…RRH Elections…

Good morning everyone, welcome to the week. Happy Reformation Day to any Protestants celebrating. And happy Halloween. May you have a very spooky Monday.

Presidential News:

Hillary: Well, the big story continues to be that not only is Hillary Clinton potentially re-exposed to criminal charges, but that she is going all in on attacking President Obama’s non-partisan FBI Director, James Comey. Comey was previously lauded by Democrats for offering compelling testimony against Bush Administration officials in 2007, and for his measured press conference in July of this year. Now, however, Democrats are quite willing to go back on their earlier words.

More Clinton: Chris Wallace of Fox News successfully got Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook to concede that statements by both Clinton and John Podesta alleging that Comey’s letter went only to Republican members of the House was false. Mook claimed that they just didn’t look at the second page of the letter. That is … less than reassuring.

AG-Lynch: In an under-reported story over the weekend, one leak confirmed that Attorney General Loretta Lynch tried to dissuade FBI Director Comey from sending his Friday letter. It’s amazing that this isn’t being covered more heavily. If a GOP Attorney General had pressured an independent FBI Director not to do something, the headlines would be “AG tried to tamper with internal FBI process to protect political pals.”

Trump: Reports from a speech Trump gave in Albuquerque on Sunday night say that Trump argued that Hillary will let 650 million new immigrants into the country, tripling its size. While that seems unlikely to me, go big or go home, I suppose.

More Trump: It looks like Trump will be expending significant efforts in a variety of blue states over the next 8 days. Wisconsin, New Mexico, and Michigan top the list. It’s a move that makes sense as a Hail Mary. Why keep investing in Florida, Ohio, and North Carolina when winning them all doesn’t get you to 270. It’s a classic McCain-gambles-on-Pennsylvania type move.

Christie: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was offered the VP slot on the Trump ticket. But then former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort faked some plane trouble to give Mike Pence another opportunity to lobby Trump. Pence got the gig, obviously. Probably a smart move, given that the Bridgegate trial is going on this very minute…

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FBI Director was warned his action was NOT according to regular DOJ policy…

…from the Washington Post….

Senior Justice Department officials warned the FBI that Director James B. Comey’s decision to notify Congress about renewing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server was not consistent with long-standing practices of the department, according to officials familiar with the discussions.

Comey told Justice officials that he intended to inform lawmakers of newly discovered emails. These officials told him the department’s position “that we don’t comment on an ongoing investigation. And we don’t take steps that will be viewed as influencing an election,” said one Justice official who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the high-level conversations.

“Director Comey understood our position. He heard it from Justice leadership,” said the official. “It was conveyed to the FBI, and Comey made an independent decision to alert the Hill. He is operating independently of the Justice Department. And he knows it.”

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It appears that Republican lead House hearings weighted heavily on the directors mind…..Comey DID admit that the newly found material is unkown in content…But Republicans and the Media have cast this in terms of Hillary Clinton instead of Comey’s worry about how the FBI would look if he followed regular procedure and examined the material first….

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U.S. Economy Grew a healthy 2.9% in 3rd Quarter…

Good News for Americans and the Democrats!….

The recovery continues from the 2008/2009 economic crisis President Obama had dropped in his lap….

The American economy moved into a higher gear last quarter, expanding at an annual rate of 2.9 percent and riding continued strength among consumers and a better performance in global trade.

The Commerce Department’s report on the nation’s gross domestic product, released Friday, is the next-to-last snapshot of the overall economy before voters go to the polls on Nov. 8. Americans will also get to gauge the economic fortunes of the nation from the monthly unemployment figures to be released on Nov. 4.

While the pace of economic growth in the third quarter fell well short of previous achievements, the latest data represented a significant improvement from the first half of 2016. Economists also said the gains were probably strong enough to reassure Federal Reserve policy makers that it was safe to raise the benchmark interest rate when they meet in December.

“This is a good, solid number,” said Gus Faucher, deputy chief economist at PNC Financial Services in Pittsburgh. “The economy is growing at a decent clip. Consumer spending will continue to lead growth, and the fundamentals there remain positive.”

For all the quarterly blips, the ups and downs on Wall Street and the back and forth between political parties, the American economy remains largely on the same trajectory since the recovery began more than seven years ago: slow but consistent growth.

The bigger picture has remained remarkably steady since the start of the recovery, with yearly growth in the range of 1.75 percent to 2.75 percent. From 2010 to 2015, the economy grew at an average annual rate of 2.6 percent…..

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Open Thread for October 27, 2016…Fighting the Democrats…

Donald J. Trump is NOT gonna be the next President….

Even Trump KNOWS this….

All the talk from the Media that the Republican Party is gonna fall apart in a political street fight is simply noise…

They will survive …

The thing that is messed up is the comments from the Republican US House Representative from Utah , who like his loser Presidential candidate, is threatening to continue  trying to beat down the winner of the 2016 Presidential election….

To win that election ?

Millions of American’s will mnake a choice…

In my mind it’s all right to NOT be happy with the election results…

But this thing of DELIBERATELY try to derail the wishes of the MAJORITY of American voters is wrong and UN-American…

Representative Jason Chafffetz needs to find other things to do besides trying to run his own crusade to nullify the wishes of the Majority of Americans’s wishes who will be electing the first Woman President…

The last Republican House that did this is fighting for his political life in California…

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