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Wednesday, 16 August 2017 22:25

Trump's crisis spurs talk of White House departures

Written by  Reuters

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s turnabout on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has rocked his administration, leading to rising speculation that some top officials may be looking for a way out.

A parade of business executives broke ties with Trump on Wednesday, a day after he blamed white nationalists and counter-protesters in equal measure for the weekend clashes that left one woman dead. 

Now, frustrated aides could be next. Trump’s remarks have left some wondering if sticking by the president comes at too high a cost to their reputations.

“A lot of us joined this administration thinking we could bring to it the experience and expertise that the president didn’t have an opportunity to gain in his business career, and to encourage some restraint in what he says publicly and to our allies,” said one senior official who is contemplating whether to resign.

"After yesterday, it’s clear that there is no way for anyone, even a Marine general, to restrain his (Trump's) impulses or counter what he sees on TV and reads on the web."

It was hoped that retired General John Kelly, Trump’s new chief of staff, could impose some form of discipline on Trump that his predecessor, Reince Priebus, could not.

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For the first time in MANY years, ONE man has chosen to stand up for the truth - to tell it like it is - and to go against the propaganda that has been forced on the American people from the left for several years. WE THE PEOPLE - we understand it - we back him - we understand it - and we know the truth. Regardless of Trump's tweeting, his thin skin at times - this man has fought an uphill battle since prior to taking office - and afterwards, it is beyond anything any one of us has ever seen. No matter what he does - or says - he is wrong in their eyes. They twist his words - they portray false narratives about him that have absolutely NO BASIS - RACIST? GIVE ME A FRICKING BREAK! This is fake news - spread by the left to try to undo and stop anything positive he is trying to do for this country. I AM SICK TO DEATH OF THIS! YOU KNOW WHAT - you ridiculous, sick, hate filled left????? The more you do this creates us poor old pathetic white guys feeling more racist than we ever thought about being! It draws us together - it does not divide us! The media is the problem - ABANDON TRUMP??? NEVER!!! HE IS OUR VOICE AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO BE HEARD!

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Another assumption by the media which is garnering even more votes for Trump in 2020. Thanks for the help boys, your news is only played to the choir!
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Tom Schwander Written by Tom Schwander
August 17, 2017
And for saying the truth and standing up for reasonable beliefs his people are ready to abandon ship? Doesn't sound right or fair to me. Or is this merely more fake news with the intention to cause more problems for America.

The radical minorities being supported and encouraged by the democrats, the main stream media and the RINO's are now dictating policy and agenda to we the people. These self proclaimed moral supremiscists will not stop at tearing down statues, assaulting citizens, destroying citizens property and business's and eliminating free will and free speech now that they have the backing of our elected representatives and senators who are being controlled by the corrupt main stream media. America will no longer be a safe place to live if these terrorists continue to be coddled to by the very people that have sworn to defend and protect our nation.

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Jerry Ford Written by Jerry Ford
August 17, 2017
its time for punk trump to go
hes a redneck rascist

impeach impeach impeach him now
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Pamela Dunn Written by Pamela Dunn
August 17, 2017
Thanks for revealing that you are indeed a totally brainless moron and low life dimocrap turd of a leftist.

Good riddance. The President doesn't need these chickenshit, disloyal assholes anyway.

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(Updated: August 17, 2017)

Many of these problems are caused by the NWO mole, puppet and Radical Muslim sympathizer McMaster, who should be fired and blacked-balled immediately along with all who recommended him. Those who were fired by McMaster must be reinstated.
I cannot understand why or how a Soros/Obama plant like McMaster infiltrated and remains unless our president knows he is not "bullet-proof" nor immuned to "assisted suicide" and took that offer that could not be refused.
Our president and administration needs our prayers.

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Brad Stewart Written by Brad Stewart
August 17, 2017
Gene, I read it was that it was that two face, wimp son-in-law, Kushner, who recommended him. The president needs to shit can both of them.

who wrote this piece of S$$T ???? more garbage anti Trump idiocy. wiull they never stop?? they should be arrested for treason and I mean it...

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(Updated: August 17, 2017)

Does anyone else see that, Trump's administration is always called in a crisis...while the democrat's destroying cities and counties, and states, with people losing their very lives at alarm rates are always referred to as having governed from on high...???
And then their are these alt-left terrorist's, that beat people, destroy property, and riot...and they are referred to by their MSM as being pure as the driven snow...Does anyone else see the disingenuous hypocrisy being sold out there...disgusting!

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The so-called alt-left showed up with the intention to incite violence. They are no different than the commies and hippies of the 60's who preached non-violence but then proceeded to burn, blow-up, and otherwise destroy property, and injure those who protested against them. The left is the guilty party. They are the ones who seek to undermine the constitution and the rule of law in this country. Thank God, the average American citizen is smart enough to know this. THE LEFT WILL NOT PREVAIL. THE MSM WILL NOT PREVAIL. WE WILL NOT LET RADICALS DESTROY THIS COUNTRY!

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The fact is that racists of both the Left and the Right share some responsibility, every time protesters and counter-protesters clash. There are people on both ends of the spectrum who want nothing more than an excuse for violence.

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James Wherry Written by James Wherry
August 17, 2017
To Robert Webster - are you also including the award that President Trump received for working with inner-city youth?

Just do some research and you will find that Trump and almost everyone he appointed have a history of bias on minority, which is indication that they are white Nationalist leaners, not fair and equal minded persons, giving protection to all.
How can you give protection to all when you are not in that mind set, just thinking Make America White Again and Christian based laws.

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Michael Landy Written by Michael Landy
August 17, 2017
TRUMP 2020
Stuart Buncher Written by Stuart Buncher
August 17, 2017
Gullible, liberal Demwit nonsense.
Larry Schwabe Written by Larry Schwabe
August 17, 2017
Nobody will ever bring discipline to a very stupid man. Nobody...
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Robert Webster Written by Robert Webster
August 17, 2017
If you think it is nonsense why do you not do research on all Trumps cabinet, including Mathis and Sessions you might get enlightened.
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Brad Stewart Written by Brad Stewart
August 17, 2017
You're full of shit, as usual, Webster. Go pimp your liberal garbage on the Motherjones website with the other snowflakes. You're not wanted here, troll.
Wayne Blunk Written by Wayne Blunk
August 17, 2017
Robert Webster You are speeling absolute bullshit. I would tell you to do your homework, but this is all above your level of comprehension.

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