Discussion: Trump: Judiciary Committee Asking WH For Documents Is 'a Disgrace To Our Country'

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to suggest that the White House may refuse to comply with a slew of requests for documents sent this week by House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler, N.Y.

Speaking at a White House event, Trump cited what he said was the Obama administration’s approach to handling document requests related to Congressional investigations: “They didn’t give one letter. They didn’t do anything. They didn’t give one letter of the requests,” Trump said.

Trump’s comment came one day after the president sounded a much more conciliatory note, telling reporters on Monday that he “cooperates with everybody.”

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Oh, this is going to be interesting.

Terrible for our country, and may end in WWIII and/or Civil War II, but such entertainment along the way.

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Trump’s comment came one day after the president sounded a much more conciliatory note, telling reporters on Monday that he “cooperates with everybody.”

His approval ratings are rising like a clogged toilet so he’s obviously feeling his oats.

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Trump is going to wish, he had not been insulting Mueller, and obstructing his investigation… He would have been done by now, and the House Democrats would have trouble getting public traction for theirs.

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Why does Trump always declare investigations of him personally are ‘national disgraces’?
Somebody ought to tell him he ain’t the country.

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Oh, we’re doing health care, Sir Sumo Orange. Big, beautiful, single-payer health care.

And the game is called Congressional Oversight. A quaint game the framers snuck into the U.S. Constitution.

“Instead of doing health care, instead of doing so many things that they should be doing, they want to play games.”

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What a surprise.

How does that trump playbook go again?

  1. double down
  2. bitch lie whine bitch
  3. repeat forever
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Yah, yah, disgrace, blah, blah, very sad, so much etc etc, somebody lay Gramps down for his nap.

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The fact they have to ask is the disgrace…

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Has Trump declared Martial Law in D.C. yet and called in the military to defend him from Nadler and Cummings?

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A bottomless well of hubris,ignorance and stupidity…I don’t think this all means what he thinks it means.

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Really, ((eye roll)) I think Trump is a disgrace to our country…

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Boy, there sure are a lot of Frowny McFrownyfaces in that crowd. Did they never learn Shirley Temple’s advice that it’s oh so much nicer to smile than to frown?

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I think I would like to see him do leaving.

or, in Ivankatalk:

Maybe this time next year he’ll be jailing.

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I am curious what the endgame is going to be here.

It’s looking a lot like the WH will simply ignore legitimate requests and subpoenas while floating theories like executive privilege & bad faith, not to assert them explicitly, but as a blanket public-facing excuse for not bothering to engage.

This is a logical extension of McConnell’s Merrick Garland strategy and broader “he’ll-just-veto-it-so-why-even-vote?” rope-a-dope approach in the Senate.

How does the House compel compliance from uncooperative witnesses who may just refuse to appear? I hope chairmen are prepared to enforce contempt citations with arrests rather than stern letters.

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A great many demand letters went to people and entities that are not employees of the Federal government, nor being government agencies or departments for those that are not individuals. It would seem they’re on their own as to refusing to comply, along with the penalties for not doing so. And would Trump publicly advocate those not in his employ refuse to cooperate? That would seem a dicey move.

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Trump’s previous challenges have been stiffing contractors, declaring bankruptcy and overcharging for parking at his casinos.

He simply has the same mentality of a 5-year old in kindergarten who has not learned the rules yet.

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Just Doughnut Donny having his usual tantrum .

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Ya know, if you, your crime family, and your friends hadn’t committed so many crimes, the oversight and investigations would not need to be so widespread and inclusive.

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