Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Democrats Respond To The Resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

CBS: Flynn resigns, Democrats react

After National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned Monday night, the reaction from Democrats was swift.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi accused Republicans of stonewalling and called for “truth and consequences.”

“We want to know by what authority did General Flynn have these conversations (with the Russian envoy),” she demanded.

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md, Ranking Member on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, attacked Flynn Tuesday for “secretly communicating with Russian officials at the same time that Russia was attacking our democracy.”

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More News On The Democrat Response To The Resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

Democrats Demand: What Did the President Know and When Did He Know It? -- New York Times
In Flynn’s wake, top Democrats want wider probe into Russian meddling -- ABC News
Democrats seek probe into Trump adviser Flynn's Russia call -- CSM
Democrats call for investigation into Michael Flynn's conduct after National Security Advisor resigns over ties with Russia -- Daily Mail
'What did President Trump know and when did he know it?': Democrats call for Flynn inquiry -- Business Insider
Dems on Flynn: 'This is just the beginning' -- The Hill
Democrats want to use Flynn scandal to damage Trump. Here's why they'll fail -- Jake Novak, CNBC


RussInSoCal said...

The problem with Democrats is their bad habit of chronic overreach.


Jay Farquharson said...

I'm loving the Flynn "fall out". Normally semi-sane Tea Party blogs are going full "Pizzagate".

Chase jones said...

Take a win were u can get it lol you Canadians will have your own trump here shortly

Jay Farquharson said...

LMAO, nope.

Chase jones said...

Yep no way all Canadians are as sweet as you jay. All those mexicans are on there way up.

Jay Farquharson said...

No election until 2019,

The Con's are polling at 34%, but ridings matter.

Trudeau's polling at 68% nationally,

O'Leary's polling at 21% of the Con's membership.

Ambrose has "gone dark" in the House after her billionaire yacht trip.

BTW, thank's for noticing I'm "sweet", and on Valentines Day even.

Chase jones said...

U bet those numbers look alot like ours a few months ago tho lol

War News Updates Editor said...

Trudeau was polling 42% before Christmas. http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/grenier-trudeau-liberals-polls-1.3903266
Their numbers today are now closer to what they polled in the last election when they won the election with 39.5%

But there are problems.

Liberal support in Ontario is not doing well. But that is probably due to the failure and collapse of the current Liberal Provincial government. The Provincial Liberals are now polling in their teens .... and those numbers are very soft. http://www.citynews.ca/2016/11/07/bad-news-wynne-liberals-poll-shows-popularity-falling/

The big concern for Liberals is on what is happening in Quebec. It is because of Quebec that Justin Trudeau is Prime Minister, and what happens in that province will dictate his future. The above CBC poll is saying that the Liberals are doing well, but recent french news media polls paint a different picture. people may like him personally .... but as to wh they will vote .... his support in a poll from a few days ago is a few points below what he won in the last election, and that support I am willing to wager is soft. Also .... the NDP are getting their act together in the province, and who they elect as their next leader will influence that outcome even more. I know my Liberal Laurentian friends who were key to the rise of Justin Trudeau are worried.

O'Leary is not A Donald Trump .... though he is trying to be one. In the Conservative leadership race he is now in the lead with 23% of the vote. Is his message resonating .... not with progressives .... but for those who are not political (like my GF) .... his message is resonating. This concerns me .... the GF predicted Trump's victory a month after he announced that he was going to enter the race to be President.

Jay Farquharson said...

O'Leary's trying to be "Trump lite",

All the economics, none of the batship crazy.

If he get's the leadership, then he's going to get "Dragon Denned".

And of course, what happens in the US between now and then, will have a "youuge" impact.

War News Updates Editor said...

I concur Jay. The Fed's Yellen signalled today that rates are going up. But buried in her testimony was her concern that the trillions that the Fed has accumulated because of quantitative easing will now need to be taken care of. That is definitely going to be a "Youuge" impact not only on the U.S. .... but on everyone else. The U.S. will need +3% growth to make this work .... but there are too many who want to keep the status quo. This is not going to end well.

Jay Farquharson said...

While O'Leary can play a billionaire on TV,

And "act's sane" on non-economic issues,

It's still the Conservative Party, and many of the positions of the current crop of cantidates, arn't going to "play well", due to Trump.

War News Updates Editor said...

Yes and no.
But the Canadian election is still 3 years away, and we both know that is a lifetime in politics. In the meantime PM Trudeau will do what he wants.

Same for President Trump .... he has a lot of power, and what happened today will be forgotten when the big issues come into play .... economic/tax policies, immigration, defense and entitlement budgets, foreign policy, war policy, etc..

Jay Farquharson said...

" happened today will be forgotten when the big issues come into play .... economic/tax policies, immigration, defense and entitlement budgets, foreign policy, war policy, etc.."

If he gets any "sucess" traction on any of that.

His tax policies arn't going to help the Deplorables,

A trade war with China and Mexico will cost the Deplorables 28 million plus jobs,

A War war with Iran, will make current wars look like childs play.

Repeal and Replace is dead in the water, (275,000 preventable deaths a year) and Medicare and SS are targets too.

That's if Trump survives any length of time as POTUS.

RussInSoCal said...

Oh by the way - keep in mind that the only crimes actually committed in this thing have been by the Obama hold-overs who leaked this call to the media.

Jay Farquharson said...


Lying to POTUS, VPOTUS, DOJ, FBI, the House and Senate, is a crime,

If anybody wants to lay charges,

But, of course they won't, they are all Republicans and IOKWRDI,

E-mails, Bengazi, TCF, PizzaGate, the Vince Foster Murders, Whitewater,