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Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:05 PM

Trump, furious and frustrated, gears up to punch back at Comey testimony

Alone in the White House in recent days, President Trump — frustrated and defiant — has been spoiling for a fight, according to his confidants and associates.

Glued even more than usual to the cable news shows that blare from the televisions in his private living quarters, or from the 60-inch flat screen he had installed in his cramped study off the Oval Office, he has fumed about “fake news.” Trump has seethed as his agenda has stalled in Congress and the courts. He has chafed against the pleas for caution from his lawyers and political advisers, tweeting whatever he wants, whenever he wants.

And on Thursday, the president will come screen-to-screen with the former FBI director he fired, James B. Comey, who has consumed, haunted and antagonized him by overseeing an expanding Russia investigation that the president slammed as a “witch hunt.”
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“He’s infuriated at a deep-gut, personal level that the elite media has tolerated [the Russia story] and praised Comey,” former House speaker Newt Gingrich said. “He’s not going to let some guy like that smear him without punching him as hard as he can.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/politics/trump-furious-and-frustrated-will-join-allies-in-attacking-comey-testimony/2017/06/06/171e6d00-4acf-11e7-9669-250d0b15f83b_story.html

Hang onto your hats, folks. I don't know how this is going to go down, but I have a feeling we're going to see something the likes of which we've never seen before with Trump live tweeting during Comey’s testimony.

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Reply Trump, furious and frustrated, gears up to punch back at Comey testimony (Original post)
Arkansas Granny Jun 2017 OP
beachbum bob Jun 2017 #1
malaise Jun 2017 #2
YCHDT Jun 2017 #4
gademocrat7 Jun 2017 #9
malaise Jun 2017 #12
YCHDT Jun 2017 #3
C_U_L8R Jun 2017 #5
Sugar Smack Jun 2017 #6
furtheradu Jun 2017 #15
Sugar Smack Jun 2017 #18
furtheradu Jun 2017 #27
BeyondGeography Jun 2017 #7
alterfurz Jun 2017 #8
benld74 Jun 2017 #10
tanyev Jun 2017 #11
HipChick Jun 2017 #13
RKP5637 Jun 2017 #14
amerikat Jun 2017 #16
orangecrush Jun 2017 #26
bdamomma Jun 2017 #17
Leith Jun 2017 #19
GallopingGhost Jun 2017 #20
BlueStater Jun 2017 #21
H2O Man Jun 2017 #22
47of74 Jun 2017 #23
nikibatts Jun 2017 #24
nadine_mn Jun 2017 #25
Persisted Jun 2017 #34
Cha Jun 2017 #28
TeamPooka Jun 2017 #29
MontanaMama Jun 2017 #30
spanone Jun 2017 #31
WinkyDink Jun 2017 #32
Grammy23 Jun 2017 #33
democratisphere Jun 2017 #35
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jun 2017 #36

Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:09 PM

1. Lol...The unhinged trump will come off as 100% whacko..NICE

 

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:11 PM

2. Too late - Coates, Rogers and Comey

have him - Obstruction of Justice

Can't wait for Coates tomorrow

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Response to malaise (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:13 PM

4. I've read that Coates is supposed to be as big as Comey ... any thing Coates will say new? I thinkin

... not because the Trump admin isn't preempting

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Response to malaise (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:20 PM

9. I agree, malaise.

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Response to gademocrat7 (Reply #9)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:23 PM

12. Once the Con tried to shut down the FBI investigation

this was obstruction of Justice - Comey doesn't have to say so explicitly.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:11 PM

3. Hmmmm, I change my mind based of this info ... if true it looks like Trump wants to take the fight

... public and if Comey wasn't coming out with anything new there wouldn't be a fight.

Prolly worth looking at

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:13 PM

5. Good.

An enraged cheeto is must-see twitter TV

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:14 PM

6. Trump "wishes Comey luck".

I found that somewhat alarming.

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Response to Sugar Smack (Reply #6)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:26 PM

15. Sounded like a threat to me.

Though everything he says or does is a lie or threat, seems to me.

Freakin weirdo.

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Response to furtheradu (Reply #15)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:39 PM

18. And you have the staff flapping their arms & acting helpless.

Running around, but letting that freaking weirdo do what he does. It's amazing how much of this is allowed. The threats & the tantrums & the lies. Anyway, aren't you glad you and I don't have to put up with that on a daily basis? They couldn't pay me enough.

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Response to Sugar Smack (Reply #18)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:44 PM

27. HA! Funny You said that!

"threats, tantrums, & lies"..
I just quit my job.. my trumper-boss made every day HELL. Ever'body walked on egg shells, catering to that freak's moods & insanity. The day he HUMILIATED a coworker(Latino)I was DONE.

Although it was more $ than I'd made in years, after 60 days,of his crazy, & THAT happened, I gave notice. Boss was a sick, wealthy, abusive bastard. No amount of money was enough.
I'm unemployed, & FREE. The Universe will provide, cuz I know to keep my Heart in the Right place.
Yes! Not enough money in the World! 💖

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:16 PM

7. Obama watched sports and read books in his spare time

He also looked a damned sight healthier, and it had nothing to do with the age gap.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:20 PM

8. Please proceed, Mr. President!

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:20 PM

10. I read he is

To be at some religious organization giving speech
Someone is trying to keep him busy

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:22 PM

11. Poor Donald. Push the "beautiful chocolate cake" button a few times.

That'll make you feel better.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:23 PM

13. Won't his eyeballs fall out? Putting a 60inch flat screen in

a cramped space like that..

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:23 PM

14. He's liable to break Twitter with this rapid Twits! n/t

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:26 PM

16. Comey is expert at his craft.

Trump is not. Comey will say just enough to piss him off and lead him to more mistakes.

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Response to amerikat (Reply #16)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:42 PM

26. Excellent post!



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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 09:27 PM

17. This

will not be good for don the con's mental state...... Should be very interesting.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 10:47 PM

19. I Hope the Dump Does His Worst

Those polls gotta fall below 30%.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 10:51 PM

20. Eye-of-Newt says,

"some guy like that." Wonder what that means in their twisted minds.

Undoubtedly Trump thinks he is smarter than Comey, but I'm pretty sure Comey will have the last laugh.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:01 PM

21. Wipe Trump's scat off your nose, Newt. n/t

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:03 PM

22. Great!

We want the flaming asshole to go over the edge on twitter.

Recommended. Thanks for this.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:26 PM

23. I'm ready.

 

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:30 PM

24. "Baited with a Tweet" As Hillary said of Trump. He is juvenile.

 

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:30 PM

25. I can't remember the guest's name on Mondays Last Word

last word with Lawrence O'Donnell, but they were talking about why trump didn't push executive privilege. The guest said that it is because trump is looking for a fight...he wants to go to battle against Comey, because he has always "won" and a court battle over privilege would just stretch out the time until what Trump sees as his victory.

So when I read about the live tweeting that could occur Thursday I was thinking that guest was spot on. Trump doesn't see this as an investigation - he sees it as some type of reality show match up. He knows his base is going to cheer him on and boo and hiss at Comey and he needs that to feed his sad little ego.

He has no idea what this is all really about...he just sees it as one more person being "mean" to him and he needs to get revenge. He is such a sad petty man

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:59 PM

28. BOOFuckingHoo.. LOL@Fuckinguy

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Tue Jun 6, 2017, 11:59 PM

29. "Some guy like that..." RE: Comey. Some guy like that who has dedicated his life to public service

even if he's a Republican he has dedicated his life to governmental service.
Some guy like that....everything Trump can't stand.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Wed Jun 7, 2017, 12:10 AM

30. Comey is a smart man.

He's not my favorite guy but he's no idiot. AND, he's probably got rock solid legal counsel advising him. He'll go just far enough to sent FF45 into a Twitter freaking meltdown but not so far as to appear pissed off and petty. This has the potential to be an EPIC tweet storm.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Wed Jun 7, 2017, 12:15 AM

31. like a five year old with a squirt gun

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Wed Jun 7, 2017, 12:47 AM

32. So, he's not a liar; he's actually insane and believes his fictions.

 

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Wed Jun 7, 2017, 01:20 AM

33. At this point, I find it impossible to predict what tRump will

do to distract or distort what's happening all around him. The White House is in flames, his whole administration is running around with their hair on fire. A saying I heard a few thousand times fits this situation. They don't know whether to sh*t or wind their watches.

I think making guesses, educated or not, is kinda fun. Definitely fun to poke fun at tRump. But I think we're just gonna have to watch and see how this plays out. And then we'll have to see where it all leads. I am pretty sure most of us want tRump gone. Depart from me, I know ye not! We really need to hope that cooler heads prevail and proceed with caution so that tRump can't be in a position to pardon those around him. He needs to be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law for every single crime he committed. While he is the President in office, he could pardon. And then there is the matter of Pence pardoning him, as happened with Nixon. Do we really want to see tRump get off scot free? I think not. Humiliation is not enough. He must be punished.

So let us hope that things ignite tomorrow and Thursday to get the ball rolling for trump's removal, along with a whole bunch of other bad apples. Meanwhile---pass the popcorn. Things are starting to look and sound real interesting.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Wed Jun 7, 2017, 02:06 AM

35. Wonder if there will be a network camera crew or a WH staffer equiped with

a Go Pro to capture drumpf bouncing off the walls and ceilings of the oval office while blaming everyone else for his collusion with the Russians.

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Original post)

Wed Jun 7, 2017, 02:44 PM

36. He's going to run Comey over with his golf cart

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