This obsession with undermining our president's ability to work the problems facing our country is a distraction from the tasks of elected Congress.

I'm not ashamed of my country, its founding, its military, its willingness to help peoples and nations worldwide, and certainly not my president. I'm sorry that in times past our country was involved in areas of inhumane acts occurring stateside. It's history.

My president has greatly improved our economy, created jobs, strengthened our global position and drives to maintain sovereignty. Our Congress, gains unearned wealth, applaud lackluster accomplishment and with conviction fail at their sworn, constitutional duties. It appears their purpose is perceived importance and reelection.

I assume they, like irrational, mentally disturbed crime perpetrators, have a derangement syndrome. Otherwise, this group's anti-Judeo-Christian, nation, Constitution First and Second Amendment stances or pro-socialist, pro-destruction of capitalist society being the engine of greatness that's America is incomprehensible; this group, our employees, I'm ashamed for your failures in our trust.

George Christie

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Robert Braeking

Ditto.

Gary Miller

Ditto!

Emile Pope

Bless his heart...

Charles Douglas

"I'm not ashamed to support my president." Good article Mr. Christie. I'm with you! As an Independent Voter, I have patriotically given the benefit of the doubt to every other individual who sat in that office for the last twenty or so years. Some I voted for twice and some I supported in just one election. Therefore, it does not phase or move me in the least concerning the negative references and condemnations spewed against THIS President. Like you sir, he has my support. I'M not only proud of him and the job he is doing, I'm proud of this country and the blessed opportunity to have live in one like this.

domenico nuckols

The president misrepresents the truth, is a bigot and racist. Watch something other than Fox News

Charles Douglas

Mr. Nuckols, I applaud you sir! I am a diligence viewer of Fox News. I will confess to you though, that I use to be a diligent viewer of your network called CNN, UNTIL I was able to deduce and conclude they were exerting a concentrated attempt to lie, brainwash, and deceive people all over the world! This is why their numbers are tanking like crazy! So l can only tell you as I advised another poster on another thread, you are entitled to your opinion! I believe that and I put blood, sweat, and tears on the line on the field of combat against a hostile enemy, and fought for it to be so!

Gary Miller

Dominico! You believe that because the bigots and racists you follow say he is. You have no other evidence. I'm sorry for you being unable to see the truth and enjoy what Trump has done for America. Not much joy in hating is there?

Emile Pope

Another individual claiming that there’s no evidence of trump’s racism because you deliberately choose to ignore it. Interesting how they only consider sources that support their opinion. Oh well...

Carlos Ponce

Then Emile, present the PROOF! No one else has. All they do is holler RACIST RACIST RACIST. When asked for proof - none is ever offered,

Emile Pope

One more time. What evidence would you accept?

Carlos Ponce

"What evidence would you accept?" Anything that is truthful and shows real racism. The tweet in question has no racial components, no names. ZERO, ZIP, NADA. So that's not a racist tweet.

Gary Miller

Dominico! It's easy to tell you only pay attention to the people who think they can reduce the value of the best president America has had in many years by calling him names, inventing lies and pretending what he has done didn't happen. I suspect you are unaware of any of it because CNN pretends if they don't say it, it didn't happen. If you knew the truth you would be a supporter.

Carlos Ponce

Donald Trump was not my first choice in the early days of the 2016 Election but I voted for him as he was the better choice on the November ballot and he is doing an excellent job and deserves to be re-elected. John Hagee, evangelist from Houston who now has a church in San Antonio, said they were looking for a pro-Israel candidate and were surprised to find one in Donald Trump. But now there are members of Congress who spout anti-Semitic, anti-Jewish, anti-Israel comments. I pray that is not the sentiment of the all in the D party but they are afraid to confront them for fear of being labeled "racist". Members of the D party should speak up against this bigoted prejudice. My Lord and Savior was a Jewish Rabbi. My Bible states that, "I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you; I will make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you and curse those who curse you; and all the families of the earth will be blessed through you.” Genesis 12:2-3 We know who is blessed and who is cursed. Don't be cursed.

Jim Forsythe

Carlos, if you want to hold John Hagee as a reason you like Trump , that's your business. To me, he is just another trying to extract money from people.------------------------------------------------------------- John Hagee has publicly stated in a commercial peddling his newest book In Defense of Israel that “Jesus refused to be the Messiah” and that “there was a calvary conspiracy by Rome, the high priests and Herod to execute Jesus”------------- John Hagee created and distributed a commercial featuring him attacking the Catholic Church for helping plan the murder of Jesus (don’t ask me how this happened, considering that the Catholic Church wasn’t founded till later). A direct quote from John Hagee says, “Most readers will be shocked by the clear record of history linking Adolf Hitler and the Roman Catholic Church in a conspiracy to exterminate the Jews.”-------------- “Christians don’t steal or lie, they don’t get divorced or have abortions.” – John Hagee." John Hagee had an adulterous affair with a woman and admitted to immorality in front of his church. Pastor John Hagee then divorced the mother of his two children and married a younger woman

Carlos Ponce

"John Hagee created and distributed a commercial featuring him attacking the Catholic Church for helping plan the murder of Jesus" What did Hagee actually say? Hagee has cited the Inquisition and the Crusades as evidence of anti-Semitism within the Catholic church - which was true. and the Catholic Church has apologized for the overzealous attempts to convert Jew during the inquistion. "In my zeal to oppose anti-Semitism and bigotry in all its ugly forms, I have often emphasized the darkest chapters in the history of Catholics and Protestant relations with the Jews," Hagee wrote. "In the process, I may have contributed to the mistaken impression that the anti-Jewish violence of the Crusades and the Inquisition defines the Catholic Church. It most certainly does not." Hagee said he now better understood that the Book of Revelation's reference to the Catholic Church as "the apostate church" and the "great whore" are "a rhetorical device long employed in anti-Catholic literature and commentary." He stressed that in his use, "neither of these phrases can be synonymous with the Catholic Church." http://www.nbcnews.com/id/24599419/ns/us_news-faith/t/pastor-catholics-great-whore-no-more/ The Catholic Church has no problem with John Hagee other than he's trying to draw Catholics to his church which is understandable. Everything else is reconciled except in Jim Forsythe's mind. There were mistakes made by both sides and misunderstandings. As I posted, ALL is reconciled and forgiven - that is the CHRISTIAN thing to do!

Michael Jozwiak

Really??? A compulsive liar, a self-confessed "pussy grabber," a proud adulterer, really??? A TV reality show host, a man who lost $1,000,000,000.00, a guy who puts friends and relatives into sensitive domestic leadership positions without the required confirmation hearings by the US Senate, a man who foments hate and racism by separating parents from children and locks them in cages without proper food, clothing, and medical care that has resulted in deaths, really??? A man who is destroying natural resources by elimination legislated protections to benefit industries like oil, gas, and false claims about coal. And remember "draining the swamp?" He's expanding it. You people use your own undercurrents of hate and bigotry to quietly support this KKKhristian who doesn't go to church and this EVILgelical preaching things that separate us all from truth and common decency. Really???

Carlos Ponce

p grabber? Old news and he apologize for those remarks BEFORE the election. Everyone moved on ......except Michael Jozwiak.

Jim Forsythe

If that was true, no one would bring up Obama, as he also is in the past.

Carlos Ponce

With full knowledge of that "hot mike" recording, people still voted for him, not because it was "in the past" but because he apologized for those comments. Most forgive and forget.

Emile Pope

And he didn’t apologize

Carlos Ponce

Emile why are you lying??? Trump said" I said it, I was wrong, I apologize." https://preview.abcnews.go.com/Politics/video/donald-trump-apologizes-recorded-bragging-sexually-harassing-women-51416307

Casey Alan

I too love my country. I’m also proud of our military. I’m happy that no one is telling me what faith I can believe in. No one is telling me who I can love. No one is telling me to go back where I came from. Unfortunately there are some taxpaying Americans born in this country do not have this luxury. I always believed this country was better than that. That the horrible history of our past was just that our past. Unfortunately it is not. And this is definitely something no one should be proud of ever.

Paula Flinn

I agree with Michael Jozwiak and Alan Casey. This President has tried to repeal the ACA, kicking over 30 million people off their healthcare plans without a suitable replacement. (Remember Sen. John McCain’s thumbs down vote?) The President promised a great replacement. It wasn’t. This president is trying to deregulate the Clean Air & Clean Water Acts and other environmental regulations protecting us and other animal/insect species. Judges have tried to keep those acts. This President is trying to cut Social Security & Medicare in his latest budget, to make up for the shortfall of tax money from his tax cut for the very rich. He promised the tax cuts would help everyone. They didn’t. This President has imposed tariffs that have hurt farmers who have lost their markets, and given them a (Socialistic) subsidy. This President has done nothing to promote raising wages for the middle class or factory workers. This President is increasing the debt exponentially. He promised to lower the debt. This President is allowing Betsy DeVos to use public school money for private schools. Most people in the middle class do not have money to invest in the stock market. They are busy raising their children and trying to pay for their education. President Trump has not done anything for the middle class. Many people have lost their jobs as corporations and factories still relocate where labor is cheaper than the US. His promise was to bring corporations and industry back to the US. The Immigration/Asylum plan of separate and incarcerate in holding pens is not working. If they put enough judges and lawyers on cases at the border, they could move those people who have clean background checks through the system. My conclusion on that is: The Cruelty Is The Point. It is deliberate in order to discourage others from coming. It is a cruel and sad way to govern.

Carlos Ponce

" This President has tried to repeal the ACA..." A Texas judge did that, Paula.

Bailey Jones

I applaud your support for your president. I have no doubt you believe in everything he represents. (BTW, when you speak about the deranged and criminal congress, I assume you're only speaking about the democrats. I'd hate for anyone to get the idea that there is any responsibility being taken here.)

Emile Pope

Like Manafort his campaign chairman? Or Flynn his security adviser? Or Cohen his personal lawyer? BTW how many of President Obama’s administration were convicted of crimes when he was president?

Charles Douglas

I can't think of any off hand who were convicted of crimes while OBAMA was President but I can point to plenty of them WHO should have been convicted and more than likely WILL BE CONVICTED SOON! It is very rich of you to make that argument after the DEEP STATE, THE CIA, the FBI and all the rest of the LEFT progressives who were protecting them from prosecution. Another thing ... don't talk to quick, because there are bushels of Obama's people who are under federal investigations now for criminal behavior that many will end up going to jail for!!!!! Attorney General BARR is investigating: Jim Comey....Loretta Lynch.....Susan Rice.....FBI Attorney Page and her boy friend, James Flapper and old big behind Brennan!!! So don't count your ducks just yet!!! Let's wait awhile until the dust clears before you start bragging on Obama or his people being squeaky clean!

Dan Freeman

There were to convictions both of generals for national security violations. Attorney Generals Sessions and Barr have not obtained indictments of what was probably the least corrupt administration in history.

Carlos Ponce

" Attorney Generals Sessions and Barr have not obtained indictments of what was probably the least corrupt administration in history." Wait for the Inspector General's report, Dan.

Charles Douglas

Oh excuse me. I forgot the biggest OBAMA CROOK OF them all, Hilliary Rottam Clinton, ..how could I leave her out! She should be in Angola or Levenworth Prison now for the crimes she committed! She can thank Jim Comey and the DEEP STATE that she is still out. Mr BARR however, is still looking at her case. So we will see.

Emile Pope

You just took two paragraphs to say absolutely nothing...

Charles Douglas

I took two paragraphs to say what you didn't want to hear and thought you wouldn't hear.. you meant to say.Lolo

Carlos Ponce

Sounded like something to everyone else, Emile.

Gary Miller

Emile. Yes we know why no Democrat criminals were jailed under Obama. He ran the DOJ and wouldn't let HIS DOJ investigate or charge any criminal Democrat. Their turn is coming now that honest people run things again.The day Obama is perp walked into Levenworth will be a national holiday. CNN should buy their crying towels before there is a shortage.

Jim Forsythe

In a March 31, 2016, interview with the Washington Post, Donald Trump promised to eliminate the United States' $19 trillion in debt in eight years.Trump later softened his promise by pledging to reduce a chunk, rather than the totality of debt, in an April 2016 interview with Fortune. Asked by how much, Trump failed to provide a figure.---------------------------------------------------------Donald Trump: As projected in Table S-10 in the FY 2020 budget, Trump plans to add $5.088 trillion to the debt in his first term. That's a 30 percent increase from the $20.245 trillion debt at the end of Obama's last budget for FY 2017. If he remains in office for a second term, he plans to add $9.1 trillion.

Carlos Ponce

"eliminate the United States' $19 trillion in debt in eight years" You mean.... it's already been EIGHT years, Jim? You must be in a time warp..

Jim Forsythe

"Donald Trump promised to eliminate the United States' $19 trillion in debt in eight years" Trump made the statement not me.----------------------- He better get started. Instead of the trillions in debt he bragged he could eliminate ,it now over 22.5 Trillion. Elimination had better start soon ----- For this to happen, we would have to quit spending on everything. No more military spending, Medicare would have to stop and no more Social Security payouts .No more golf trips to Florida, and layoff of all Government employees'. For 2019 "The U.S. government estimates it will receive $3.422 trillion in revenue" which would be 22.2 Trillion after 6.5 years. This does not cover the debt as of today. -- Do you really think this will happen, that we spend no money for any period of time, let alone 6.5 years?

Carlos Ponce

Eight years haven't elapsed, Jim. Bring this up in January 2025. Think about it this way - Your tax filing is usually due April 15th. On February 28th can the IRS demand those tax returns?????

Emile Pope

Ya got nothing. No response to the question...

Carlos Ponce

Emile. First comes 1. Then comes 2. Then comes 3. Then comes 4. Then comes 5. Then comes 6. Then comes 7. Then Comes EIGHT! Trump is at about two and half. When EIGHT comes then you can complain about something Trump said would happen in 8 years not happening. I hope for the best. Obama promised to do away with Gitmo in his tenure........ It never happened. Complain about that!

Emile Pope

When the only reason that you aren’t indicted and arrested is that a sitting president can’t be indicted YOU’RE A CRIMINAL!!!

Carlos Ponce

"the only reason that you aren’t indicted and arrested is that a sitting president can’t be indicted" That may be true but Trump was not indicted because of lack of evidence.

Charles Douglas

Smile when you call Trump a criminal! You're talking about your President for the next 5-6 years. Lolol I love this!!!

Gary Miller

Emile. Lack of evidence says he isn't.

Carlos Ponce

Interesting that John R. Cobarruvias' letter was not subjected to reader comment. Perhaps the GCDN thought it was controversial. If so, why print it at all?

Paul Sivon

Sounds like a few on this comment page, as well as Mr. Trump and his cohorts, should register as agents of a foreign state, other than Russia. Clearly religion Trumps nationalism.

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