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Defense Secretary Exposes Media Misconceptions About Trump-Russia Relationship

This isn’t the sort of thing you’d expect to hear from the infotainment industry.

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The infotainment industry has done a bang-up job of convincing their viewers that Donald Trump is some sort of Russian asset, but some DC insiders say that nothing could be further from the truth.

The idea that the President of the United States is either compromised or controlled by The Kremlin has been the operating viewpoint of “the resistance” from even before Donald Trump was elected in November of 2016.  Trump’s opponent in that race, Hillary Clinton, began hinting at such nonsense in the contentious debates between the two political heavyweights.

Add in over two years’ of media spin, and you would be hard pressed to find someone on the left who doesn’t have doubts about the Commander in Chief’s loyalties.

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That’s why Defense Secretary Robert Gates has been attempting to set the record straight as of late.  The following exchange took place while Gates was a guest on CBS’ Face The Nation.

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“[I]t’s a favorite talking point for the Trump administration to say that they’ve been the toughest on Russia of any administration,” Margaret Brennan pointed out to Gates.

Gated replied, “And in some respects, that’s true. … I think in terms of the magnitude of the sanctions that have been put on Russia, they are more significant than have been imposed in the past.”

This salient and stoic answer in the face of such spin is precisely what the nation needs to hear right now, as we continue to hurtle toward some sort of political conflict.

Now the only question remains:  Will anyone listen?

 

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WATCH: Omar Lands At Minnesota Airport to Hero’s Welcome, Says Somalia Is ‘My Country’

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A slip of the tongue? It’s possible. But probably not. Upon returning to Minneapolis after getting together with “the squad” to blast President Trump for being racist die to his “go back” tweets, Ilhan said Somalia was her country. Hmmm… From American Mirror: Rep. Ilhan Omar slipped and referred to Somalia as “my country” during a welcome home party at the Minneapolis airport this week. WATCH: https://twitter.com/BrianKolfage/status/1152549504585011201?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152549504585011201&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.theamericanmirror.com%2Fslip-omar-calls-somalia-my-country-during-welcome-home-party%2F Check out Omar’s words about CBP during an appearance on Black Entertainment Television (BET)… From Free Beacon: During an appearance on BET’s digital series “Black Coffee Live,” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) claimed border patrol agents were terrorizing immigrants and said Congress should have a conversation about eliminating border patrol and enforcement agencies. Marc Lamont Hill, who was fired as a CNN commentator after he publicly called for the destruction of the state of Israel during a speech to the United Nations, is the main host of the morning digital show. He asked Omar about the ongoing immigration crisis at the southern border. WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOeTMUfbXEM Reactions: https://twitter.com/RRowley03/status/1146515830525636608?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1146515830525636608&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fsarahd-313035%2F2019%2F07%2F03%2Fits-ilhan-omars-turn-to-slime-cbp-officers-with-unsubstantiated-and-outrageous-claims-video%2F https://twitter.com/jeddykim/status/1146515720190271488?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1146515720190271488&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fsarahd-313035%2F2019%2F07%2F03%2Fits-ilhan-omars-turn-to-slime-cbp-officers-with-unsubstantiated-and-outrageous-claims-video%2F It’s looking more and more likely that Ilhan married her brother and abused immigration laws. You know, because she loves America so much. Check out what happens when Ilhan was confronted. She couldn’t say much… WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=231&v=b3NK56zw8QU

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Former Guv Says Racists Like Trump Have No Place in VA, Forgot About State’s Governor In Blackface

THE IRONY! It’s just too dang perfect…

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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt. Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) did not heed these words. The Clinton-ally says racists and white supremacists like Donald Trump have no place in the Old Dominion state. Clearly, McAuliffe forgot that the state’s current governor, Ralph Northam, either wore blackface or dressed in a KKK outfit (he can’t remember which) in his youth. It was kind of a big scandal earlier this year, Ter-bear! Racists and white nationalists have no place in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Go home, @realDonaldTrump. https://twitter.com/TerryMcAuliffe/status/1152398888881577984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152398888881577984&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F You can’t make this stuff up. It’s like straight from The Babylon Bee. Reactions: https://twitter.com/redsteeze/status/1152705843189694464?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152705843189694464&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F https://twitter.com/Orwell_2012/status/1152554312251465729?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152554312251465729&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F https://twitter.com/chris_stearns/status/1152696669147947009?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152696669147947009&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F https://twitter.com/EvBerryhill/status/1152691907249750016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152691907249750016&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F https://twitter.com/_donaldson/status/1152696379426390016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152696379426390016&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F https://twitter.com/seanagnew/status/1152691413144018944?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152691413144018944&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F https://twitter.com/MelBear26/status/1152706509891088389?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1152706509891088389&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitchy.com%2Fbrettt-3136%2F2019%2F07%2F20%2Fterry-mcauliffe-says-that-racists-and-white-nationalists-like-trump-have-no-place-in-virginia%2F President Trump ripped into Northam after racist photos surfaced from his yearbook showing men in blackface and a KKK hood. Democrats and Republicans are calling for Northam’s resignation, but he says he’s not leaving his post. Here’s what 45 had to say on the subject… Democrat Governor Ralph Northam of Virginia just stated, “I believe that I am not either of the people in that photo.” This was 24 hours after apologizing for appearing in the picture and after making the most horrible statement on “super” late term abortion. Unforgivable! https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1091858686371344384?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1091858686371344384&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Ftrump-nails-northam-in-tweet-about-his-blackface-photo%2F Ed Gillespie, who ran for Governor of the Great State of Virginia against Ralph Northam, must now be thinking Malpractice and Dereliction of Duty with regard to his Opposition Research Staff. If they find that terrible picture before the election, he wins by 20 points! https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1091864144071020544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1091864144071020544&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Ftrump-nails-northam-in-tweet-about-his-blackface-photo%2F From Fox News: Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam apologized Friday for appearing in a “racist and offensive” photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page that showed one man dressed in blackface and another in a KKK robe. Northam – who has…

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