For two years, the Democrats have counted on Robert Mueller being their saving grace when he released his investigation of President Trump. Instead, he rained on their parade when he found no collusion or obstruction by Trump or his administration.

It’s now time for the Dems to do the jobs they were elected to do. Stop the resistance and obstruction, and work for the American people.

It’s predicted that 100,000 illegal aliens will cross our border this month. Trump’s efforts to stem the flow are being blocked by the House Dems, possibly seeing them as future voters.

The Dems are being led by a small group of anti-American Socialists who want open borders, idiotic ideas like the Green New Deal that would cost trillions of dollars, Medicare for all, and free everything.

Our job growth and economy are better than we’ve seen in decades. There are more women, blacks, Hispanics and Asians working than we’ve seen in our history.

Don’t be fooled by radical ex-bartenders (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez), skateboarding former congressman running for president (Beto O'Rourke), or an 80-year-old that has communist beliefs like Bernie Sanders.

Wake up America.

Dick Hensley

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Michelle Aycoth

I am a registered Democrat but can no longer support the party it has become.
Andrew Aycoth

Gary Miller

Welcome Michelle. Many Dems are joining Trump. Not yet becoming GOPers but supporting the best president we've had in a hundred years.

Jim Forsythe

It is not uncommon for people to change parties. These are a few examples.
Jan 29, 2019,
Until Monday, Dawn Marie Addiego was the deputy whip for the New Jersey Senate Republicans. Now, she is the newest member of the chamber’s Democratic majority.
Last week, California Republican Assemblyman Brian Maienschein announced that he, too, has decided to become a Democrat. He lamented in his announcement speech that “the Republican Party has drifted further right,” and blasted Trump, saying, “His conduct has been very offensive really since the beginning … his conduct was reprehensible, immature, counterproductive to what I believed was best for the country.”
Last month, Kansas state Sens. Barbara Bollier and Dinah Sykes, and state Rep. Stephanie Clayton all severed their Republican ties and became Democrats. As moderates, they objected to the party’s rightward drift. “I don’t have that pit in my stomach. That stress of knowing I don’t agree with so many of the policies [pushed by Republican colleagues],” Bollier said of her relief after the switch.
“I have consistently campaigned on a pro-education, pro-business, pro-stability platform. I have been a proud Republican my entire life. However, the recent moves to support chaos in public policy have caused me great concern,” Clayton wrote in a statement.


Carlos Ponce

Dawn Marie Addiego - “My core values that originally drew me to the Republican Party have not changed, but the party which once echoed the vision of Ronald Reagan no longer exists," she said.

Casey Alan

Let’s get the facts straight.. Muller did not clear Trump of obstruction of justice. Barr did. Barr said way before the report came out that Trump was not guilty of obstruction of justice so his mind was already made up and let’s not forget he and Trump are buddies. Also Mueller had his own summary to release Barr Chosed to write his own. So why is that? If anything Republicans should open their eyes and ask these questions. Why? Why are you so afraid to see the full report? Why are you so afraid to release your tax return? Could it be because if Republicans found this out they would become Democrats.

Rusty Schroeder

To answer your last sentence, No. To the rest of your liberal rambling, look in the mirror at Hillary, Comey, Schiff, etc. They along with the new blood and old lifers of the democratic party is why the Republican party has gained Independent and Democratic voters alike.

Paul Hyatt

If there had actually been something there in the report Mueller and his dogs would have been at the WH gates salivating at the prospect of arresting Pres. Trump....

Emile Pope

Mueller is a Republican...

Carlos Ponce

Mueller's staff was composed of Democrats who contributed to the Hillary campaign. One even attended her post-election party which was supposed to be a "Victory Party".

Emile Pope

Proof? And what does it matter?

Carlos Ponce

So why does it matter that Mueller is Republican?
"Three members of special counsel Robert Mueller's team on the Russia probe have donated to Democratic presidential campaigns and organizations, according to Federal Election Commission filings."
https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/337428-four-top-legal-experts-on-muellers-team-donated-to-democratic-causes
" [T]he Washington Post reported that 13 of the 17 team members are registered Democrats. The four remaining members of the team have no party affiliation, or researchers at the Post were unable to find any record of an affiliation."
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/05/trumps-misleading-attack-on-mueller-team/
"Six of the nine team members who have made contributions to federal candidates gave money to Obama’s presidential campaigns, totaling at least $11,436. Five of the team members donated a total of $8,800 to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. Information on the contributions is available through the Center for Responsive Politics’ website."
"Mr. Weissmann also attended Hillary Clinton’s election-night party at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York, according to people familiar with his attendance."
Andrew Weissmann was called Robert Mueller's "Pit Bull".
https://www.liberalforum.org/topic/223037-well-well-well-%E2%80%A6-weissmann-partying-with-hillary/
"Wall Street Journal, reported that Andrew Weissmann, now a Mueller deputy, 'attended Hillary Clinton‘s election-night party at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York, according to people familiar with his attendance.”"
https://www.factcheck.org/2018/05/trumps-misleading-attack-on-mueller-team/

Emile Pope

You actually disproved your own argument...

Carlos Ponce

Even with PROOF, Emile can't see my statement was correct.

Emile Pope

"Mueller's staff was COMPOSED of Democrats who contributed to the Hillary campaign" Five out of nine isn't "composed of".

Carlos Ponce

"Five out of nine isn't 'composed of'."
I did not post ENTIRELY composed of, Emile. 5 out of 9 is a majority. One of the FBI lawyers on Mueller's team, Lisa Page, was fired for her role in anti-Trump e-mails.

Emile Pope

You implied that they all were. Should have said "included" or "the majority of"...

Carlos Ponce

"You implied that they all were." Only in your mind, Emile.

Gary Miller

Casey. We do not fear the release of the complete report. Some of it must be redacted to protect the lives and reputations of innocent people who testified before a grand jury. Some Dems are converting to GOP now there is proof the Mueller witch hunt was illegally started and sustained by Obama/Hillary supporters wanting to reverse Trump's election. You Casey seem to fear American voters learning how criminal Democrats have been.

Emile Pope

Garbage. Barr said that he would not release information critical of donald. Just a cover-up to try and protect this crook...

Emile Pope

The redacted testimony doesn't concern the people who testified. It concerned the people they testified against...

Gary Miller

Casey. Barr and Trump are friends. Barr and Mueller are BFF. Mueller is Barr's employee. Muller as a prosecuter had no authority to convict or absolve anyone. Barr has that authority. He did it because the evidence indicated it. Everyone who should see the complete report will see it. Much in the report is none of your or my business.

Diane Turski

I sincerely hope that Republicans will wake up and realize they've been conned by Trump and his greedy, self-enriching buddies. When the Mueller report is finally released (what is Trump afraid of if it exonerates him?) I hope people like Mr. Hensley will also wake up and vote for country over party!!

George Croix

Now there's certainly a case of 'Do as I say, not what I do...!!"
IMO....
[beam][beam][beam][beam][rolleyes][whistling][lol][yawn]

Rusty Schroeder

Diane I have not been conned, knew exactly who I was voting for. The man that was going to turn DC upside down and make people like you cry about it on a daily basis. #He's In Your Head :)

Maris Helfrich

Amen to this, Diane!

George Croix

There's that 'afraid' stuff again...[rolleyes]
More lefty projection...........

George Croix

The last Admin. has already fallen behind this one....both domestic and foreign issues....
Guess this bunch finding that missing 'magic wand' was the difference..... [beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam]

Maris Helfrich

Never! Trump is a "hater"of more than half of the population and likes his power too much . He is changing the nature of our beautiful democracy into something of his own making governing from his gut with little or no rational deliberation nor respect of seasoned advisers and professionals ....causing constant upset and chaos! So scary!

George Croix

TRUMP is causing the constant upset and chaos???
Sure.....
He's encouraging all his followers to go attack others verbally and physically, to prevent them from even being able to speak, and to harass them and their families in public places...etc..... Even a teenager or an old man in a blue 'MADA' cap (Make America Dependent again) should be attacked, vilified, and maligned on national TV by major /news' organizations......
He should stop that immediately........

Hate?
More projection...........

Carlos Ponce

Maris, we do not live in a Democracy. We live in a Representative REPUBLIC.
Do you remember these words. "... and to the REPUBLIC for which it stands..."?

Casey Alan

I have to hold my stomach from laughing so hard. Democrats criminal? Trump university was shut down for fraud. Trumps charities or shut down for fraud. Trump has spend more money playing golf in the first two years in the entire eight years of the Obama administration. just in case you forgot Trump cheated on his first wife with the second wife he cheated on his Second wife with his third wife and he cheated on his third wife with a porn star. Then he paid money to shut up. Trump has stirred up more hate in this country then has been for years. Hate crime has risen under his presidency. Not one Republican wanted to get behind President Obama the entire eight years he was president. But yet trumpers want Democrats to get behind him. Poor misguided Republicans. I will keep you in my prayers at night. Lord knows you need it

Bailey Jones

Casey, don't assume that Trump supporters are misguided (though they may seem that way to you and me). Trump is exactly the president they want, and he's doing exactly what they want him to do. Never doubt it.

Emile Pope

Let's see. The AG said that he would not release any information in the report to Congress about people who haven't been charged with a crime. And Congress is the only one who can charge the president with a crime. So he is in effect saying that he isn't going to release any information or testimony against the president. Corruption at it's best...

Carlos Ponce

You're a riot, Emile. Your post makes me laugh![beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam]

Emile Pope

The truth makes you laugh? Explains a lot...

Carlos Ponce

It's not "truth", Emile. You're making me laugh again!

Emile Pope

When Barr says that he will redact information to protect the "privacy" of individuals not charged with a crime he means donald...

Carlos Ponce

There you go again, Emile. Reading something into it that isn't there. Goes along with your "pattern".

Emile Pope

He said "people not charged"...

George Croix

Take it up with Bill Clinton.
The rules and regs were enacted during his Admin.......
You remember Bill?
Good.
As each day that passes, fewer do.......
I realize it's hard for the Left to get used to an AG who acts like one and follows the law, but, endeavor to persevere.......

Emile Pope

You simply made that up. Barr decided to censor information critical to donald on his own. If you bothered to read the Starr report you’d see that the entire unredacted report was released.

Carlos Ponce

" If you bothered to read the Starr report you’d see that the entire unredacted report was released."
It was Emile. Democrats got upset and CHANGED THE LAW so that would not happen again.
You were alive when it happened. I guess you wqeren't paying attention.

Emile Pope

Wrong again. Barr is redacting testimony and evidence from CONGRESS not the public. Hiding evidence from the only people who could prosecute donald is obstruction...

George Croix

I didn't make the Clinton Admin. up, but you are welcome to be wrong about that, too.....[whistling]

George Croix

"The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so."
Ronald Reagan

It's deja vu, all over again.......

Carlos Ponce

"Barr is redacting testimony and evidence from CONGRESS not the public." As REQUIRED by the LAW, Emile.

Emile Pope

Garbage...

George Croix

Personally, I think Barr should do the report with black ink on black paper, which is what the 'transparent' redacted info provided to Congressional investigators by the last Admin. typically looked like........so soon we ignore......
Or, maybe just issue blank paper...no sense wasting ink on people who can't even read simple rules for disclosure of materials......ESPECIALLY the same ones who made the rules a couple decades ago.......[beam]

Meantime, Mueller and Rosenstein remain captives under guard at a concealed location so they can't disavow the 'lies' being told by Barr about the report.....
[beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam][beam]

Carlos Ponce

"Garbage, Emile. So now you know more than legal scholars and an Attorney General who served under two presidents. Woo - TOUCH YOU![rolleyes]

Emile Pope

I know that the AG is not allowed to redact information on the document from Congress. The public yes but not from Congress. Congress is the only body that can indict the president and the AG doesn't get to decide what evidence they see...

Carlos Ponce

"I know that the AG is not allowed to redact information on the document from Congress." Thank you for your opinion, Roads scholar Emile Pope.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in McKeever v. Barr (formerly McKeever v. Sessions).
https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/C303D80209541E01852583D3004E0F21/$file/17-5149.pdf
"Court Ruling Implies That Barr Must Redact Grand-Jury Info from Mueller Report"
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/04/mueller-report-attorney-general-grand-jury-information/
"This is significant for the Mueller report because Rule 6(e) does not contain an exception to secrecy that would permit disclosure to Congress."

Gary Miller

Emile. The rules Barr is following were passed by congress and signed into law by Slick Willie (Aka Bill Clinton). I guess you want Barr to violate slick Willies law to satisfy your political ?truths?.

Gary Miller

Emile. Mueller and Barr are 'together' redacting what Slick Willies law says must be redacted. If you object to legal conduct we might get the idea you are a Democrat. Join the whinning team.

George Croix

This little tidbit in the news today...:
Of special note is the egg it leaves, imo, on the collective faces of the 'resistance' and all the other open border, unrestricted immigration, illegal alien codependent....people...
Unless, of course, they'd like to claim that the NYT and the WAPO are NOT reliable sources because they NOW had to admit that the President was RIGHT....[beam]

"Months after repeatedly dismissing and mocking President Trump’s claim of a national emergency at the Southern U.S. border, the mainstream media are grappling with reality, with no less than The New York Times declaring the border crisis at “breaking point.”
Yet as recently as February, a New York Times fact-checker of Trump's State of the Union speech tweeted: “President Trump described illegal border crossings as a 'urgent national crisis.' This is false."
“The U.S. Immigration System May Have Reached a Breaking Point,” a New York Times story read Wednesday, detailing the unprecedented problems at the border.
“It was never like this before,” the article states. “The migrants come now in the middle of the night or in the bright light of day. Men and women arrive by the hundreds, caked with dirt, with teens and toddlers in tow.”
The story claims that a “breaking point” has been reached in America’s immigration system, which is no longer able to cope with the unseen levels of illegal immigration.
“The country is now unable to provide either the necessary humanitarian relief for desperate migrants or even basic controls on the number and nature of who is entering the United States,” the story notes."

"The Washington Post’s editorial board had said “there is no crisis” at the border and called Trump’s national emergency declaration “untethered from truth and reality” and a “make-believe emergency.”
The Post caught up with the Times' first report, admitting the crisis at the border only about three weeks later, printing an article titled “U.S. has hit ‘breaking point’ at border amid immigration surge, Customs and Border Protection chief says.”

"The media’s starkly different portrayal of the southern border comes amid Chief Patrol Agent Rodolfo Karisch testimony before Congress earlier this week, claiming that a caravan-size influx of migrants is flooding across the border each week in just a single sector.
The official noted that the border patrol has apprehended more families illegally crossing the border in the first five months of fiscal 2019 than during all of fiscal 2018. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) apprehended more than 76,000 migrants across the border in February and said it was on track to apprehend more than 100,000 in March."


CNN and MSNBC are, I suspect, still too busy counting how many Diet Cokes Pres. Trump drinks in a day to have noticed that they are now behind the curve on both the finally accurate reporting on the border mess AND the attendant necessary crow eating they have coming......[whistling]

"The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so." Ronald Reagan ...

Jarvis Buckley

The Democrat party is no more.

Steve Fouga

Though illegal border crossings are nowhere near record numbers, they have increased drastically since Trump took office.

Here are a few quotes from the New York Times article that George references above. I don't like to make long posts, but the Times article was very evenhanded, so I thought that in fairness, this should appear in the forum:

"the president’s own anti-immigrant rhetoric has helped supercharge the pipeline of migrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. Smugglers lately have been buying radio ads in Central America, warning that Mr. Trump is about to shut down all immigration. If you ever want to go to the United States, they say, go now!"

"the president has not chosen to prioritize a surge of new resources to the border, which could help ease the overcrowding and suffering that have gripped the migrants and the border communities where they arrive. Instead, Mr. Trump has insisted on simply trying to stop people from getting into the country in the first place — a policy of deterrence that not only has failed but has made the problem worse."

"these policies have forced migrants to divert from well-staffed border stations like the one in San Ysidro, Calif., where agents deliberately slowed down the number of migrants they would allow to cross each day, toward remote areas of West Texas and New Mexico, where the two migrant children died in December."

"the administration has done little to speed up the immigration courts, though that could be just the deterrent the president has sought."

"Mr. Trump often says he plans to build a wall on the border with Mexico to halt illegal immigration. But when the standoff over funding for the wall led to a 35-day government shutdown in December and January, it actually made things worse. Many immigration judges were furloughed, and tens of thousands of deportation and asylum cases were delayed, in some cases for years."

"American diplomats say the best way to confront that kind of lawlessness is with the hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid that has been flowing to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras for several years, designed to bolster the rule of law and improve the economy. Last week, Mr. Trump abruptly abandoned those efforts, ordering the State Department to scrap about $500 million in aid to the three countries. Mr. Trump’s decision has been criticized by members of both parties, who call it shortsighted."

"Likewise, critics say that Mr. Trump’s repeated denigration of Mexico over the years — including his insistence on building a border wall — risks undermining Mexico’s willingness to help to keep Central American migrants from traveling to the United States."

"blaming other countries and painting those coming across the border from Mexico as a national security threat has never failed to animate Mr. Trump’s core supporters — the ones who helped deliver him the White House in 2016."

The article definitely admits that there's a crisis, and points out that the Trump administration is going overboard to make it worse.

Carlos Ponce

"illegal border crossings are nowhere near record numbers"
The largest amount of illegal crossings were made by predominantly male Mexicans. These were deported easily. Just send them back across the border, hold them if there were outstanding felony warrants against them. The illegals today may not match them in number but they're from thousands of miles away. And now while still mostly male there is a contingent of women and children involved. It's a whole different ballgame.

George Croix

All you have to do, then, is believe that it's the PRESIDENT's fault that we are being invaded by scofflaws. Sure....
While at it, toss in that 35 days of no immigration hearings had any impact in the, what, decade backup, increasing and multiplying DAILY thanks to idiotic 'catch and release' mandates, and pretend that is worthy of more than an eye blink......
Amazing.....
I note the NYT even in finally admitting they were fullovit about the border and in calling Trump a liar about a crisis there DIDN'T point out, vis-a-vis the shutdown, that their core readeship's elected reps didn't WANT to provide money for a border barrier and have now got to figure out how to blame Trump for their own failure to recognize what Stevie Wonder could have seen....what the Border Patrol has BEEN seeing.....

'border crossings are nowhere near record numbers"......
Really? Is that comparing this first part of the year to an entire previous year......unless they're lying the CBP folks say we're already at the numbers that all of last year had.....Maybe they ARE lying.
Somebody tell the NYT and the WAPO, quick.......[rolleyes]

Steve Fouga

You see my point, though. Your news source set out to show the NYT had suddenly decided Trump was right all along, when what they actually did was provide a darn good assessment of what's really going on. Maybe you should read the whole article, and learn something.

There were far more crossings years ago. They were at a near low when Trump took office, and have skyrocketed since, and more so lately. Carlos is right, though, that families crossing is changing the game, because even though there are fewer, the law is different when it comes to dispositioning them.

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