‘John McCain passed dossier to make Trump look bad; now he’s trying to save his hide’

McCain had a private meeting with FBI Director James Comey to hand him a dossier on Trump in a ploy to make him look bad, claims Daniel McAdams, executive director of Ron Paul Institute. Now McCain is attempting to disassociate himself from it, he added.

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US Senator John McCain said last week’s leak of an unverified report on Russia having compromising information on Donald Trump was “totally wrong” and that someone must be held responsible for it.

RT: John McCain, who passed the unverified information to the FBI himself now claims that those behind its leak must be responsible for it. What’s your take on that?

Daniel McAdams: We should be clear what McCain’s role was in this. McCain is a chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, an extraordinary powerful individual in Washington DC. I think that what happened is that McCain is caught in the center of this controversy. Now he is trying to play the innocent. “Oh, I just did my duty,” he said. “I had no way of knowing whether this was valid damning information.”

But what he did in his role as the Chairman of the Committee was he validated that information. He contacted James Comey, the director of the FBI, to have a personal and private meeting to hand him this dossier. That action in itself validates or gives the impression that the document is validated to the FBI. So I think he is caught in the trap of his own making. He was trying to be involved in a ploy to make Trump look bad. He was caught at it, and now he is trying to backtrack and save his hide.

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McCain just today released his own new defense budget: five years – five trillion dollar defense budget; a lot of that is aimed at Russia. It is great for the American military-industrial complex, which is what keeps John McCain in office. So that is one of the reasons he does this. One of the reasons why he cannot stand Donald Trump and he could not stand to have any change in Washington’s anti-Russia policies… If anyone is hurting American democracy, it’s people like John McCain and whoever hired this person to dig up this supposed dirt to create this dirt…

They’ve created the narrative that Trump is somehow in the pay of the Russians. Even Mike Morrell, the acting CIA Director, said the incoming President of the United States is an “agent of Putin.” This is unprecedented. They’ve established this to de-legitimize – whatever you think about Donald Trump, this is to de-legitimize him. Most people will remember the salacious details of this dossier; they won’t remember all the finer points about how it came about, McCain’s role in it. They don’t remember this; they remember the headlines. So I would say as a propaganda ploy this will probably be very successful.

CNN PRESIDENT: OUR ‘CREDIBILITY IS HIGHER THAN EVER’

Jeff Zucker defends network after being labeled ‘fake news’ by president-elect

| Infowars.com – JANUARY 18, 2017

CNN President Jeff Zucker is defending his network following remarks from the incoming leader of the free world, who last week labeled the cable news outlet “terrible” and “fake news.”

Zucker told New York Magazine Tuesday CNN’s credibility has never been higher, and asserted President-elect Donald Trump’s treatment of the network has little to no impact on its global influence.

“I think the era of access journalism as we’ve known it is over. It doesn’t worry me that Donald Trump hasn’t done an interview with CNN in eight months. I think our credibility is higher than ever, and our viewership is higher than ever, and our reporting is as strong as ever. One of the things I think this administration hasn’t figured out yet is that there’s only one television network that is seen in Beijing, Moscow, Seoul, Tokyo, Pyongyang, Baghdad, Tehran, and Damascus — and that’s CNN.”

Zucker went on to issue an eerie warning to Trump reminding him the network controls how other countries perceive him.

“The perception of Donald Trump in capitals around the world is shaped, in many ways, by CNN. Continuing to have an adversarial relationship with that network is a mistake.”

Zucker also claimed CNN plays “a vital role in our democracy,” and said Trump was attempting to delegitimize the organization.

“It’s just unfortunate that the most powerful person in the world is trying to delegitimize journalism and an organization that plays such a vital role in our democracy. I think he’s entitled to his opinion, but it’s — to use one of his favorite words — sad.”

The network president also said he stood by CNN’s reporting of unsubstantiated allegations last week claiming that Russia had compromising intel on President-elect Donald Trump.

“We didn’t pass judgment on the allegations. We reported we had not been able to corroborate them. But the news was that the two most powerful people in the world had been briefed on the existence of these allegations,” Zucker said.

At a fiery press conference last Wednesday, the president elect took a CNN reporter to task when he persisted in attempting to ask a question.

“Your organization is terrible,” Trump told CNN’s Jim Acosta, who repeatedly asked, “Can you give us a question?”

“Don’t be rude,” Trump responded. “No, I’m not going to give you a question. You are fake news.”

Trump had previously made his feelings toward the network clear during a meeting at Trump Tower in November following his successful presidential bid.

At a meeting with several high-profile media executives and journalists described as a “f**ing firing squad,” Trump unleashed his true feelings on the mainstream media.

According to The New York Post, “Trump kept saying, ‘We’re in a room of liars, the deceitful dishonest media who got it all wrong.’ He addressed everyone in the room calling the media dishonest, deceitful liars. He called out Jeff Zucker by name and said everyone at CNN was a liar, and CNN was [a] network of liars.”

The president-elect had also previously labeled the network “fake news” via Twitter after it reported the businessman he would maintain a role on the TV show The Apprentice despite being president.

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JOURNALISTS WARNED TO PREPARE FOR FERGUSON-STYLE RIOTS DURING TRUMP INAUGURATION

“Violent” anti-Trump protesters could pose physical threat to reporters

| Infowars.com – JANUARY 18, 2017

Reporters covering the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington DC on Friday have been warned that they need to prepare for riots and possible physical attacks by anti-Trump protesters.

The National Press Photographers Association has issued guidelines to journalists that virtually mirror those sent out during the Ferguson riots in 2014.

Reporters are advised to “maintain situational awareness” and have “an exit plan in case the situation becomes hostile”.

The group also emphasizes that journalists should “move toward the nearest police officer under the assumption that they could protect you from hostile or violent protesters.”

The tone of the warning clearly indicates that anti-Trump rioters are being treated as a bigger physical threat to journalists than overbearing police officers.

Reporters are also told to “openly display press credentials and dress in a professional manner” in order to avoid attacks by anti-Trump protesters.

The Committee to Protect Journalists also released a safety advisory last week urging reporters to “work in pairs,” “plan out an emergency exit” and “document any aggression toward yourself or colleagues”.

Thousands of far-left demonstrators are expected to descend on DC to protest Trump’s inauguration, with some threatening violent civil unrest.

Agitators are openly calling for “chaos” in a bid to shut down the inauguration and create the impression that Trump’s presidency is illegitimate, but opposition groups like Bikers For Trump have vowed to form a “wall of meat” to prevent them from doing so.

Earlier this week, Project VeritasJames O’Keefe exposed how organizers behind the #DisruptJ20 movement were also planning direct attacks on Trump supporters attending inauguration events.

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Obama scores worst legislative record in history…

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Signed fewer bills into law than one-term Carter

By Stephen Dinan

President Obama oversaw the deepest legislative malaise in modern political history, according to the Washington Times Legislative Index, which captures his struggles to find ways to work with a Congress that ranged from lukewarm to openly hostile toward him.

Over the course of his eight years, he has signed just 1,227 bills into law — less, even, than one-term Presidents Carter and George H.W. Bush. Digging deeper into the numbers, Congress spent less time in session, handled fewer business on the chamber floors and generally sputtered for much of Mr. Obama’s tenure, according to The Times’ index.

Blame for the poor showing falls across Washington. Some analysts say a Congress with four years of divided control hamstrung Mr. Obama, while others say the president failed to find ways to work with the legislature that voters gave him — particularly after the 2010 elections.

“The president was never good at reaching across the aisle. So when the composition of Congress changed relative to what it was in his first two years, he wasn’t able to accommodate that very well,” said Andrew Busch, a presidential scholar at Claremont McKenna College in California. “He never accustomed himself to operating in a system where he was not the sole player.”

It’s all the more stunning for Mr. Obama having emerged from the legislature himself, having served first in the Illinois Statehouse and then in the U.S. Senate, where he spent two years in a Republican-controlled Congress and two years in a Democrat-run Congress.

 

Davos 2017: The rich striving to adjust to Brexit & Trump world after failing to predict both

Published on Jan 18, 2017

The World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos is into its second day, with delegates looking for ways to adapt to the challenges set in 2016. Trump’s inauguration coincides with the last day of the forum – with his future presidency causing the big buzz in discussions there. Another major shift that business leaders are striving to adjust to – Britain’s decision to leave the EU.

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Fuck George Soros and Fuck the EU
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These globalists want to destroy our people and cultures and turn us all into mindless consumer drones
MEATPOET

The people of the United States and most of the other defunct organisations passing themselves of as ‘nations’ don’t really want globalism or did you miss that somehow? 0:33 President Elect Trump Could Be Last Hope for Globalism? WTF people…
Vicious Bigot

Crush these globalists Who plot to profit off the destruction of our cultures and our people’s future.
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Did you ever wonder why Islamic terrorists Never attack these meetings or those of other globalists, or people like Soros, Juncker, Merkel ??? Think about it! Could be be that Islamists, EU-fans, globalists, etc., are on the same page regarding the racial, religious and social destruction of the European nation-state And the same groups also want the destruction of other countries that support “European values” (i.e. Australia, Canada, Russia, USA others)
Thats What She Said

last hope for globalism? NOOOOOOOOOOO!~!!!! Globalism needs to DIE
Floppy Dodo

Fuck the globalist NWO! Fuck the EU and Soros! The people are waking up and fighting back 🙂