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U.S. intel Rpts in Jan/Feb Warned the WH - Ignored - Why?

U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic and POTUS Ignored it, discounting US intelligence (maybe he had a hunch)

 

U.S. intelligence agencies were issuing ominous, classified warnings in January and February about the global danger posed by the coronavirus while President Trump and lawmakers played down the threat and failed to take action that might have slowed the spread of the pathogen, according to U.S. officials familiar with spy agency reporting.

 

The intelligence reports didn’t predict when the virus might land on U.S. shores or recommend particular steps that public health officials should take, issues outside the purview of the intelligence agencies. But they did track the spread of the virus in China, and later in other countries, and warned that Chinese officials appeared to be minimizing the severity of the outbreak.

 

Taken together, the reports and warnings painted an early picture of a virus that showed the characteristics of a globe-encircling pandemic that could require governments to take swift actions to contain it. But despite that constant flow of reporting, Trump continued publicly and privately to play down the threat the virus posed to Americans. Lawmakers, too, did not grapple with the virus in earnest until this month, as officials scrambled to keep citizens in their homes and hospitals braced for a surge in patients suffering from covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

 

Intelligence agencies “have been warning on this since January,” said a U.S. official who had access to intelligence reporting that was disseminated to members of Congress and their staffs as well as to officials in the Trump administration, and who, along with others, spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe sensitive information.

 

“Donald Trump may not have been expecting this, but a lot of other people in the government were — they just couldn’t get him to do anything about it,” this official said. “The system was blinking red.”

 

Spokespeople for the CIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence declined to comment, and a White House spokesman rebutted criticism of Trump’s response.

 

“President Trump has taken historic, aggressive measures to protect the health, wealth and safety of the American people — and did so, while the media and Democrats chose to only focus on the stupid politics of a sham illegitimate impeachment,” Hogan Gidley said in a statement. “It’s more than disgusting, despicable and disgraceful for cowardly unnamed sources to attempt to rewrite history — it’s a clear threat to this great country.”

 

Public health experts have criticized China for being slow to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, and have said precious time was lost in the effort to slow the spread. At a White House briefing Friday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said officials had been alerted to the initial reports of the virus by discussions that the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had with Chinese colleagues on Jan. 3.

 

The warnings from U.S. intelligence agencies increased in volume toward the end of January and into early February, said officials familiar with the reports. By then, a majority of the intelligence reporting included in daily briefing papers and digests from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the CIA was about covid-19, said officials who have read the reports.

 

The surge in warnings coincided with a move by Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) to sell dozens of stocks worth between $628,033 and $1.72 million. As chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Burr was privy to virtually all of the highly classified reporting on the coronavirus. Burr issued a statement Friday defending his sell-off, saying he sold based entirely on publicly available information, and he called for the Senate Ethics Committee to investigate.

 

A key task for analysts during disease outbreaks is to determine whether foreign officials are trying to minimize the effects of an outbreak or take steps to hide a public health crisis, according to current and former officials familiar with the process.

 

At the State Department, personnel had been nervously tracking early reports about the virus. One official noted that it was discussed at a meeting in the third week of January, around the time that cable traffic showed that U.S. diplomats in Wuhan were being brought home on chartered planes — a sign that the public health risk was significant. A colleague at the White House mentioned how concerned he was about the transmissibility of the virus.

 

“In January, there was obviously a lot of chatter,” the official said.

Inside the White House, Trump’s advisers struggled to get him to take the virus seriously, according to multiple officials with knowledge of meetings among those advisers and with the president.

 

Azar couldn’t get through to Trump to speak with him about the virus until Jan. 18, according to two senior administration officials. When he reached Trump by phone, the president interjected to ask about vaping and when flavored vaping products would be back on the market, the senior administration officials said.

 

On Jan. 27, White House aides huddled with then-acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney in his office, trying to get senior officials to pay more attention to the virus, according to people briefed on the meeting. Joe Grogan, the head of the White House Domestic Policy Council, argued that the administration needed to take the virus seriously or it could cost the president his reelection, and that dealing with the virus was likely to dominate life in the United States for many months.

 

But earlier that month, a senior official in the Department of Health and Human Services delivered a starkly different message to the Senate Intelligence Committee, in a classified briefing that four U.S. officials said covered the coronavirus and its global health implications.

Robert Kadlec, the assistant secretary for preparedness and response — who was joined by intelligence officials, including from the CIA — told committee members that the virus posed a “serious” threat, one of those officials said.

 

Kadlec didn’t provide specific recommendations, but he said that to get ahead of the virus and blunt its effects, Americans would need to take actions that could disrupt their daily lives, the official said. “It was very alarming.”

 

Trump’s insistence on the contrary seemed to rest in his relationship with China’s President Xi Jingping, whom Trump believed was providing him with reliable information about how the virus was spreading in China, despite reports from intelligence agencies that Chinese officials were not being candid about the true scale of the crisis.

 

Mulvaney then began convening more regular meetings. In early briefings, however, officials said Trump was dismissive because he did not believe that the virus had spread widely throughout the United States.

 

Some of Trump’s advisers told him that Beijing was not providing accurate numbers of people who were infected or who had died, according to administration officials. Rather than press China to be more forthcoming, Trump publicly praised its response.

 

“China has been working very hard to contain the Coronavirus,” Trump tweeted Jan. 24. “The United States greatly appreciates their efforts and transparency. It will all work out well. In particular, on behalf of the American People, I want to thank President Xi!”

 

Some of Trump’s advisers encouraged him to be tougher on China over its decision not to allow teams from the CDC into the country, administration officials said.

 

In one February meeting, the president said that if he struck a tougher tone against Xi, the Chinese would be less willing to give the Americans information about how they were tackling the outbreak.

 

Trump on Feb. 3 banned foreigners who had been in China in the previous 14 days from entering the United States, a step he often credits for helping to protect Americans against the virus. He has also said publicly that the Chinese weren’t honest about the effects of the virus. But that travel ban wasn’t accompanied by additional significant steps to prepare for when the virus eventually infected people in the United States in great numbers.

 

As the disease spread beyond China, U.S. spy agencies tracked outbreaks in Iran, South Korea, Taiwan, Italy and elsewhere in Europe, the officials familiar with those reports said. The majority of the information came from public sources, including news reports and official statements, but a significant portion also came from classified intelligence sources. As new cases popped up, the volume of reporting spiked.

 

As the first cases of infection were confirmed in the United States, Trump continued to insist that the risk to Americans was small.

 

“I think the virus is going to be — it’s going to be fine,” he said on Feb. 10.

 

“We have a very small number of people in the country, right now, with it,” he said four days later.

 

“It’s like around 12. Many of them are getting better. Some are fully recovered already. So we’re in very good shape.”

 

On Feb. 25, Nancy Messonnier, a senior CDC official, sounded perhaps the most significant public alarm to that point, when she told reporters that the coronavirus was likely to spread within communities in the United States and that disruptions to daily life could be “severe.” Trump called Azar on his way back from a trip to India and complained that Messonnier was scaring the stock markets, according to two senior administration officials.

 

Trump eventually changed his tone after being shown statistical models about the spread of the virus from other countries and hearing directly from Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, as well as from chief executives last week rattled by a plunge in the stock market, said people ­familiar with Trump’s conversations.

 

But by then, the signs pointing to a major outbreak in the United States were everywhere.

 

U.S. intelligence reports from January and February warned about a likely pandemic 

 

Very important reporting!!!  TOTALLY discounts the lies trump has told Americans since January, numerous times.  He's done as he rightfully deserves. trump and Fox viewers should read and understand how you've been duped....just look at the results to date.  Did the 15 just get better?


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U.S. intel Rpts in Jan/Feb Warned the WH - Ignored - Why?

 

Not by everyone

 

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/04/nobody-expected-the-coronavirus-pandemic-joe-biden-did.html 

 

Republicans: ‘Nobody Expected’ the Coronavirus Pandemic. So Joe Biden Is Nobody?

 

President Trump, having stopped dismissing the threat of the coronavirus and calling criticism of his laggard response “their new hoax,” has begun insisting everybody was shocked. “It’s something that nobody expected,” he has said. Conservative pundits have picked up this revisionist history. “Armchair Quarterbacks Try to Rewrite History on Coronavirus,” argues National Review’s David Harsanyi. “Generalized ‘Trump didn’t take this seriously enough!’ stuff is ignoring the timeline, wherein every major Democrat didn’t take it very seriously until early March either,” insists Ben Shapiro.

 

 

One example of a major Democrat who took this seriously would be Joe Biden, who, as the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, is arguably the major Democrat. Biden wrote an op-ed on January 27 warning that Trump had left the country unprepared to handle the coronavirus outbreak, and proposing steps to counter it. One of his main advisers, Ron Klain, wrote an op-ed making similar points five days before that.

 

 

The primary defense made of Trump is to compare his laggard response against the straw-man alternative in which the only alternative was to close down everything three months ago. “Now we’re going to act as if politicians were negligent for failing to try to lock down the entire economy in early January?” writes Harsanyi mockingly. Obviously, there were numerous steps available short of a total lockdown. Indeed, the massive lockdown was only necessary because Trump failed to take any advance steps, like mobilizing an effective testing system, stockpiling masks and ventilators, and reconstituting some kind of structure to replace the pandemic response team he dismantled in 2018.

 

 

The “nobody could have known” defense memory-holes the fact that Democrats and Republicans were fiercely debating whether the government should be doing more in the very recent history. Trump’s stance, which he repeated constantly, was that the coronavirus had been contained, was likely to fizzle out, and would not be very harmful. The whole Republican position for weeks was that Democrats and the media were “doing everything they can to instill fear in people,” as Trump put it.

 

 

The Conservative Political Action Conference featured Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s chief of staff, assuring everybody the virus was being overhyped to scare people into blaming Trump. (Trump probably suspected this because Republicans had used this exact strategy to whip up hysteria against President Obama before the 2014 midterms.) “This is not Ebola. It’s not SARS. It’s not MERS. It’s not a death sentence; it’s not the same as the Ebola crisis,” Mulvaney declared. “The reason you’re seeing so much attention to it today is that they think this is going to be the thing that brings down the president,” Mulvaney said. “That’s what this is all about.”

 

 

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U.S. intel Rpts in Jan/Feb Warned the WH - Ignored - Why?

 

Not by everyone

 

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/04/nobody-expected-the-coronavirus-pandemic-joe-biden-did.html 

 

Republicans: ‘Nobody Expected’ the Coronavirus Pandemic. So Joe Biden Is Nobody?

 

President Trump, having stopped dismissing the threat of the coronavirus and calling criticism of his laggard response “their new hoax,” has begun insisting everybody was shocked. “It’s something that nobody expected,” he has said. Conservative pundits have picked up this revisionist history. “Armchair Quarterbacks Try to Rewrite History on Coronavirus,” argues National Review’s David Harsanyi. “Generalized ‘Trump didn’t take this seriously enough!’ stuff is ignoring the timeline, wherein every major Democrat didn’t take it very seriously until early March either,” insists Ben Shapiro.

 

 

One example of a major Democrat who took this seriously would be Joe Biden, who, as the party’s presumptive presidential nominee, is arguably the major Democrat. Biden wrote an op-ed on January 27 warning that Trump had left the country unprepared to handle the coronavirus outbreak, and proposing steps to counter it. One of his main advisers, Ron Klain, wrote an op-ed making similar points five days before that.

 

 

The primary defense made of Trump is to compare his laggard response against the straw-man alternative in which the only alternative was to close down everything three months ago. “Now we’re going to act as if politicians were negligent for failing to try to lock down the entire economy in early January?” writes Harsanyi mockingly. Obviously, there were numerous steps available short of a total lockdown. Indeed, the massive lockdown was only necessary because Trump failed to take any advance steps, like mobilizing an effective testing system, stockpiling masks and ventilators, and reconstituting some kind of structure to replace the pandemic response team he dismantled in 2018.

 

 

The “nobody could have known” defense memory-holes the fact that Democrats and Republicans were fiercely debating whether the government should be doing more in the very recent history. Trump’s stance, which he repeated constantly, was that the coronavirus had been contained, was likely to fizzle out, and would not be very harmful. The whole Republican position for weeks was that Democrats and the media were “doing everything they can to instill fear in people,” as Trump put it.

 

 

The Conservative Political Action Conference featured Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s chief of staff, assuring everybody the virus was being overhyped to scare people into blaming Trump. (Trump probably suspected this because Republicans had used this exact strategy to whip up hysteria against President Obama before the 2014 midterms.) “This is not Ebola. It’s not SARS. It’s not MERS. It’s not a death sentence; it’s not the same as the Ebola crisis,” Mulvaney declared. “The reason you’re seeing so much attention to it today is that they think this is going to be the thing that brings down the president,” Mulvaney said. “That’s what this is all about.”

 

Biden wasn't the only one......

 


 


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Trump at the time was far more concerned with his golf game and holding rallies, rather than focus on setting up the government to get ready to handle the coming pandemic.
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@Tom5678 wrote:
Trump at the time was far more concerned with his golf game and holding rallies, rather than focus on setting up the government to get ready to handle the coming pandemic.

Indeed he was, Tom.  Good point!

 

Fact check: Trump did host rallies, play golf as COVID-19 outbreak ramped up

 

As coronavirus has spread in the United States, the Trump administration has faced criticism about the scope and speed of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

There have been more than 30,000 American deaths so far as some states scramble to accommodate taxed hospital systems.

 

In late March, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, said the government may have been too distracted by impeachment hearings to focus on a response to the coronavirus. 

McConnell's comments were disputed, including in a response from President Donald Trump in which he said he wouldn't have handled the coronavirus any better without impeachment. 

President Donald Trump golfs at one of his courses. The president hit the links several times between January and March 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded.

 

On social media, users began sharing a list of dates that purported to show all of the times Trump went golfing or held rallies after being warned about the pandemic. The post implies that if Trump had time for leisure and campaign activities, then the administration should have had time to address the coronavirus.

 

The list of dates was shared on other social media platforms and comments from posters used the dates to refute McConnell's claim about impeachment distraction.

 

The timeline

 

Trump was impeached on Dec. 19. The trial ended Feb. 5, when the Senate acquitted him. 

 

On Jan. 8, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its first alert advising U.S. clinicians to watch for patients with respiratory symptoms and a travel history to Wuhan, China.It's unclear exactly when the president was first notified about the potential of a pandemic.

 

On Jan. 20, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was appeared in the U.S., in Washington state.

 

On Jan. 22, when CNBC asked him if there were any concerns about the virus spreading in the U.S., Trump said, "We have it totally under control. It's one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It's going to be just fine."

 

On Jan. 31, Trump implemented China travel restrictions, a move he often points to when defending his administration's actions to address the pandemic. That day, the CDC reported seven cases of coronavirus in the U.S.

 

By Feb. 4, there were 11 confirmed cases in the U.S.

 

On Feb. 25, CDC official Nancy Messonnier warned that a coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. was inevitable.

 

On Feb. 28, at a Charleston, South Carolina, rally, Trump called the coronavirus the Democrats' "new hoax." That day, there were 59 confirmed cases and two coronavirus deaths in the United States, according to the World Health Organization. There were 4,691 cases around the globe.

Throughout February and early March, Trump insisted the U.S. had the coronavirus under control and that Americans should stay calm. At a televised visit to the CDC on March 6, Trump said the coronavirus "came out of nowhere."  

 

During this time, Trump played golf on Jan. 18 and 19, Feb. 1 and 15, and March 7 and 8, according to the Trump Golf Count website.

 

He hosted rallies on Jan. 9 (Toledo, Ohio); 14 (Milwaukee), 28 (Wildwood, N.J.) and 30 (Des Moines, Iowa), as well as Feb. 10 (Manchester, N.H.), 19 (Phoenix), 20 (Colorado Springs), 21 (Las Vegas) and 28 (Charleston, S.C.). 

 

On March 11, the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Additional European travel bans were implemented on the same day, but restrictions for the United Kingdom didn't come until two days later, after people re-entered the U.S. from Britain and Ireland. 

 

On March 16, the White House released social distancing guidelines to limit gatherings of no more than 10 people. 

 

On March 17, Trump changed from his previous statements that the virus would not severely impact the U.S. and said, "This is a pandemic. ... I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic."

  Our ruling: True

The information in this post has been rated true because Trump did host rallies and play golf on the listed dates in the early stages of the coronavirus spread. 

 

Our fact-check sources:

Thank you for supporting our journalism. 

 

Fact check: Trump did host rallies, play golf as COVID-19 outbreak ramped up 


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  If only the US Gov't had bothered to have a member of their administration recommended and approved by the Senate to be a member of the Executive Board of WHO....oh but wait, there is a string attached.   That individual must be "techically qualified in the field of health" and the current WH regime was too distracted in 2017, 2018, and 2019 to find such a person.   

  That person, as a member of the WHO executive board would have been a direct contact for donald, if in fact he really gave two hoots about the Covid19 virus.

   The current WH regime lost their leverage on their complaint about WHO - well except for the ignoble donald supporters who have their head buried "in deep sand".    

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@afisher wrote:

  If only the US Gov't had bothered to have a member of their administration recommended and approved by the Senate to be a member of the Executive Board of WHO....oh but wait, there is a string attached.   That individual must be "techically qualified in the field of health" and the current WH regime was too distracted in 2017, 2018, and 2019 to find such a person.   

  That person, as a member of the WHO executive board would have been a direct contact for donald, if in fact he really gave two hoots about the Covid19 virus.

   The current WH regime lost their leverage on their complaint about WHO - well except for the ignoble donald supporters who have their head buried "in deep sand".    


Good point, afisher!  Maybe Congress can show the country they actually learned something and mandate what you suggested!  Can't trust the American voters to elect a mature, responsible adult with the likes of a propaganda network and Fake News that originates in a hotel room just across the bridge in Alexandria Virginia.


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Trump World is an alternate reality where FACTS and the TRUTH do not exist. Here are Trump's own words from earlier this week, contradicting the experts, by saying he has the virus under control. 

 

"America's top infectious diseases expert warned that hundreds of thousands of Americans could die unless every citizen joins an effort to blunt the corona virus pandemic, only to be contradicted by President Trump, who insisted the virus is under tremendous control."

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"WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS."

The above, a March 18th headline SCREAMER from the Washington post. A FAKE news mill. With an accompany rider, "What is a coronavirus: Symptoms, how it spreads, how to avoid it...".

Mister, the above was not any warning to president Trump who had already stopped traveling to and from the source of the Virus, China. The very first step he took to contain the spread to the US. Including all other subsequent measures to fend off the scourge.

As a matter of fact, the news was first broken on Fox news on January 28th. By Tucker Carlson.

HOW ELSE DOES ONE PROVE YOUR MASSIVE MISINFORMATION AND TALES OF LIES?.
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@mickykarim wrote:
"WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CORONAVIRUS."

The above, a March 18th headline SCREAMER from the Washington post. A FAKE news mill. With an accompany rider, "What is a coronavirus: Symptoms, how it spreads, how to avoid it...".

Mister, the above was not any warning to president Trump who had already stopped traveling to and from the source of the Virus, China. The very first step he took to contain the spread to the US. Including all other subsequent measures to fend off the scourge.

As a matter of fact, the news was first broken on Fox news on January 28th. By Tucker Carlson.

HOW ELSE DOES ONE PROVE YOUR MASSIVE MISINFORMATION AND TALES OF LIES?.

Most can read and see that the US intelligence community warned POTUS months ago, well before his famed dance:

 

 

His Cult sure wants to protect his fat rear.  Why?  The market hasn't crashed far enough yet?  The debt isn't high enough yet?

 

And of course they ignore the fact, that a righty acknowledged here in another topic, that his critics had changed their tone.  Why is that? Because trump actually acted presidential for a day on Monday of this week.  Shocking to many.  It didn't last long as he was his usual jerk self by Friday attacking a journalist.

 

You're three years to late; most of America has seen the REAL Donald Trump and they aren't very impressed....but their paid trolls love the cash.


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And yet most tRump supporters praise him for how he is (not)handling the Covid-19 pandemic.  Ridiculous.


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The President did what he should have, travel restrictions from china and europe. People commenting on here are habitually negative about whatever the President does and says. Most of You all are sorry excuses. It must be horrible to live a life of hatred and lies!

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@quidduo wrote:

The President did what he should have, travel restrictions from china and europe. People commenting on here are habitually negative about whatever the President does and says. Most of You all are sorry excuses. It must be horrible to live a life of hatred and lies!


Well lets start with the fact that Trump did nothing. The travel ban from China and he EU were put in place by Trump because he was feuding with both areas not because he saw a problem. He told us the virus was nonsense and the Dems caused it, and so on. His Intel was giving him warnings that the virus would arrive here and to get ready. Trump did nothing, but keep his people from getting ready as we now see. One thing Trump did with the intel info. Gave it to his followers who then sold stock and made a lot of money. We do not know yet how much Trump and his family made if they sold stock. Every local official has told us the Feds have done nothing but make this worse, and their job harder. The only people saying otherwise are the Trump enablers who  will not be happy until Trump is the new USA Dictator like Hitler was in Germany.

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What does it say when a President continually ignores the intel community AND his cherished advisors (Kudlow)?  Think he's ignoring today's intel about his North Korean love interest?


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@quidduo wrote:

The President did what he should have, travel restrictions from china and europe(sic). People commenting on here are habitually negative about whatever the President does and says. Most of You all are sorry excuses. It must be horrible to live a life of hatred and lies!


Yes, it would indeed be horrible to live or accept a life of hatred and lies, that's exactly why I have never supported tRump.


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stop your hatred then

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@quidduo wrote:

stop your hatred then


Only to The Cult is revealing facts considered "hatred".

 

Heil trump!  Heil trump!  Heil trump!Heil trump! Heil trump! Heil trump!


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LOL facts....something you know nothing of! But the fake news like wapo and you are all in!!!

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@ChasKy53 wrote:

@quidduo wrote:

The President did what he should have, travel restrictions from china and europe(sic). People commenting on here are habitually negative about whatever the President does and says. Most of You all are sorry excuses. It must be horrible to live a life of hatred and lies!


Yes, it would indeed be horrible to live or accept a life of hatred and lies, that's exactly why I have never supported tRump.


Actually, trump did very little until he was too late.  He should have initiated his puppet team in January immediately after the US Intel agencies notified him and NOT have waited until the last days of February!

 

You are right, Chaz, just like POTUS, the Cult doesn't expect much accountability or actual leadership at all.


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@Centristsin2010  

Nice report on the realities of trump's response, or lack there of. 
What I find ironic and tragic, at the bobble head conferences, pence keeps waving the "President's precaution" brochure, and thanking trump at every opportunity...where was this brochure.  2-3 months ago!

trump must have shoulder problems from patting himself on the back so much. 

WTYS

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@williamb39198 wrote:

@Centristsin2010  

Nice report on the realities of trump's response, or lack there of. 
What I find ironic and tragic, at the bobble head conferences, pence keeps waving the "President's precaution" brochure, and thanking trump at every opportunity...where was this brochure.  2-3 months ago!

trump must have shoulder problems from patting himself on the back so much. 

WTYS


That's right, William.  Stunning report and very damaging to POTUS and trumps failures to ALL American's.


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