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Mainstream Media Spins Another Story and the Typical GOP Players Go Into Attack Mode on Trump [Video]

These elected officials need to wait for a reliably sourced story to be published before jumping on fake news stories.

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Despite being Commander-in-Chief, they want to legislatively constrain the President from withdrawing troops from South Korea.

Donald Trump isn’t withdrawing troops from South Korea. He’s merely said it would be good if they could do it some day if there was verifiable peace between North and South Korea.

That’s all it took for Congress to panic.

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Not only are they speaking out to the media to disparage the idea of withdrawing troops—which, again, Trump is not doing—but they are trying to legislatively constrain him from ever being able to do so without their permission!

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Politico reports, “Republicans buck Trump on Korea troop pullout talk.

Republicans and defense experts are warning that President Donald Trump’s idea of pulling American troops from South Korea would undermine stability across Asia and weaken the U.S. against China.

One GOP senator, Alaska’s Dan Sullivan, is pushing legislative language touting the importance of the U.S. military presence in deterring North Korean aggression — in contrast to Trump’s repeated calls for withdrawing American forces someday. And other Republicans have sounded that theme since Tuesday’s summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, where the president expressed a desire to eventually “bring our soldiers back home.”

“There’s a reason we’ve had a U.S. presence there, and it’s always served its purpose,” Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), a former Air Force B-1 bomber pilot, said in an interview Wednesday. Stewart said U.S. forces should leave only if something happens to ease the threat from Pyongyang, such as a future peace agreement that unifies the two Koreas.

[…]The defense authorization bill being considered by the Senate includes language championed by Sullivan that says the American troop presence in South Korea “continues to play a critical role in safeguarding the peaceful and stable rules-based international order that benefits all countries.”

Trump spoke about withdrawing from South Korea as a presidential candidate, citing the cost to U.S. taxpayers of maintaining the tens of thousands of troops who have remained there since the Korean War ended 65 years ago. But at the summit on Tuesday, he acknowledged that “that’s not part of the equation right now. At some point, I hope it will be, but not right now.”

Then follows a paragraph I can’t believe was published (emphasis added).

Even so, security and defense analysts say Trump may be drastically underestimating the importance of the 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in South Korea: Withdrawing them could could lead Japan to question why it continues to host more than 50,000 American troops — especially when those troops repeatedly get into trouble for actions including drunken driving and sexual assault. And a loss of the American presence in Japan could force the U.S. out of the region entirely, Brookings Institution fellow Ryan Hass said.

Here’s Lindsey Graham falsely implying that Donald Trump might withdraw troops:

 

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‘I Do’ — Mitch McConnell Openly Supports Merrick Garland As Biden’s Attorney General

Bad news for the country!

John Salvatore

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Mitch McConnell famously stalled Merrick Garland’s confirmation to the Supreme Court to replace Antonin Scalia during the final year of Barack Obama’s presidency. The gig eventually went to Neil Gorsuch. Now, Garland is set to become attorney general in Joe Biden’s Department of Justice, with great support from…McConnell. From The Hill: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Politico Tuesday he will back Merrick Garland’s nomination for attorney general. Asked by the publication whether he supported Garland’s nomination, the minority leader replied “I do.” However, the outlet reported that the senator did not elaborate further on his reasoning for the decision. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TPostMillennial/status/1363927995594010631?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363927995594010631%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbiden-ag-pick-merrick-garland-far-left-rioters-attacking-federal-courthouse-not-domestic-terrorism-because-its-at-night-when-court-is-closed Another couple of clips from the hearing… https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1363927397339455492?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363927397339455492%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-senator-kennedy-asks-biden-ag-nominee-if-biological-men-should-be-able-to-compete-in-womens-sports%2F https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1363955067313917969?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1363955067313917969%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-senator-kennedy-asks-biden-ag-nominee-if-biological-men-should-be-able-to-compete-in-womens-sports%2F VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1s4frClR5w

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Press Sec Defends Detainment of Minors at the Border, But Liberals Slammed Trump For It

Funny how that works.

John Salvatore

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You either have to be very smart to be this stupid, or just…very stupid. When it comes to Jen Psaki and Joe Biden, which is more likely? Anyway, here’s the White House press secretary now pretty much defending “kids in cages” – which, of course, developed during the Obama administration (and is something that President Trump was lambasted over). From Fox News: White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday defended the reopening of a migrant facility at the border for children under the Biden administration, saying it is a “temporary reopening” amid the COVID-19 pandemic as she was pressed on the president’s past comments during the Trump administration on such facilities. Psaki was asked by Fox News why the Biden administration was reopening a facility for migrant children in Texas — considering President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ history railing against facilities for migrant children while Donald Trump was president. She replied that their policy is “not to expel unaccompanied children who arrive at the border.” CONTINUED: “The process, how it works, is that Customs and Border control continue to transfer unaccompanied children to the HHS office of Refugee Resettlement,” Psaki explained, adding that “can take a couple of days.” Psaki said that due to COVID-19 protocols, the social distancing requirements and capacity limits at Refugee Resettlement Shelters have “been significantly reduced, because, of course, you can’t have a child in every bed.” VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-b-IMwCuA0&feature=emb_title

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