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'Fire And Fury'

Postby toucana on January 3rd, 2018, 11:31 am 

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Steve Bannon at Trump Tower November 2016

The three senior guys in the campaign thought it was a good idea to meet with a foreign government inside Trump Tower in the conference room on the 25th floor – with no lawyers. They didn’t have any lawyers.
“Even if you thought that this was not treasonous, or unpatriotic, or bad sh*t, and I happen to think it’s all of that, you should have called the FBI immediately.”

Who just said this you might ask ?
How about Steve Bannon !

This quote was part of over 200 interviews in a forthcoming book called ‘Fire and Fury:Inside The Trump White House’ by author Michael Wolff.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/03/donald-trump-russia-steve-bannon-michael-wolff?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Bannon, speaking to author Michael Wolff, warned that the investigation into alleged collusion with the Kremlin will focus on money laundering and predicted: “They’re going to crack Don Junior like an egg on national TV.”

Scorning apparent White House insouciance, Bannon reaches for a hurricane metaphor: “They’re sitting on a beach trying to stop a Category Five.”

'Fire and Fury' will be published next week. Wolff is a prominent media critic and columnist who has written for the Guardian and is a biographer of Rupert Murdoch. He previously conducted interviews for the Hollywood Reporter with Trump in June 2016 and Bannon a few months later.

Can't wait to see how Fox & Friends review this one !
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby toucana on January 3rd, 2018, 3:01 pm 

In another quote from the same book, Steve Bannon claims that Donald trump Jnr took his Russian guests up to meet his father after the Trump Tower meeting on 9 June 2016.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-bannon-russia-meeting-lawyer-took-father-latest-news-a8140501.html

Meanwhile President Trump has released a statement saying that Steve Bannon has "lost his mind after losing his job"

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42560520

Pass the popcorn..
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby toucana on January 4th, 2018, 12:02 pm 

ABC are reporting that White House lawyers have issued 'cease and desist' writs to Steve Bannon and the publishers of Michael Wolff's new book in an effort to prevent it from being published next week.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-attorney-sends-bannon-cease-desist-letter-disparaging/story?id=52128555

A statement issued by Trump attorney Charles J. Harder of the firm Harder Mirell & Abrams LLP indicates that they intend to sue Steve Bannon for breach of non-disclosure and disparagement agreements he had previously signed.

'Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House' by Michael Wolff is currently at #1 on the Amazon sales chart on the strength of pre-orders alone.

News and media outlets who received advance copies have been speed-reading the book, and are now busy posting copious excerpts of the more salacious and amusing parts from it.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-bannon-book-latest-claims-white-house-russia-flynn-tony-blair-ivanka-jared-kushner-michale-a8141796.html
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby Braininvat on January 4th, 2018, 12:55 pm 

What's that old saying? No honor among thieves.

I've put "ignore innuendo and gossip in 2018" on my NY resolution list, so that means I will ignore most of this stuff until indictments are delivered. I'm about as interested in knowing what goes on inside the Trump WH as I am in watching a marathon 18 hour documentary titled "How the Anus Works." Sorry, 2017 burnout is complete here.

It's sad that real issues of how to preserve our environment and upgrade our energy infrastructure are in the background while all these tantrumps and counter-tantrumps keep the media in a constant state of hyperoxia. (misspelling of "tantrum" intended)
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby zetreque on January 4th, 2018, 2:05 pm 

Try not to switch the channel to other hysteria "news" where people are up in arms in Oregon over a new law where rural people can pump their own gas if an attendant is not around.
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby Watson on January 4th, 2018, 3:41 pm 

zetreque » Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:05 pm wrote:Try not to switch the channel to other hysteria "news" where people are up in arms in Oregon over a new law where rural people can pump their own gas if an attendant is not around.

What next? Soon self serve stations will become the norm. Resist people, resist.
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby jocular on January 4th, 2018, 3:52 pm 

Service is a sign of a civilized culture.
Fake service is probably where the Trump bots would have us coralled

My thought for the day ;-)
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby jocular on January 4th, 2018, 10:04 pm 

Were the conversations involving Russians in Trump Tower taped by the FBI? Is this behind Bannon's "treason" comments?

Is he protecting himself?
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby toucana on January 5th, 2018, 5:34 am 

Not by the FBI - No FISA warrant in place at that point, hence no USA fishing rights.

There are however unverified reports that the security services of at least three other countries had access to Paul Manafort's personal cell phone, and that one of them subsequently hit the 'share' button.

The FBI allegedly received a full transcript and copies of all the digital notes taken in the post.
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Re: 'Fire And Fury'

Postby jocular on January 5th, 2018, 8:54 am 

I found this quote on the web

"More
Rebekah Mercer and Steve Bannon were dating.

He flipped because he knew what the alternative was.
Rebekah and her Daddy are toast."

https://twitter.com/LouiseMensch
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