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    ‘It puts us on defense all the time’: Republicans and White House staff ‘weary’

    ‘It puts us on defense all the time’: Republicans and White House staff ‘weary’ of defending Trump’s tweets – RawStory

     

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    Republicans who go on cable shows and White House insiders are growing increasingly “weary” of spending their days defending whatever President Donald Trump tweets reports the New York Times.

    With many acknowledging that FBI Director James Comey volunteered to testify before the House Intelligence Committee because Trump made the unproven claim that former President Barack Obama wire-tapped his Trump Tower office, the controversy is taking it’s toll on his defenders.

    “The tweets make it much more difficult for us as we try to build a case against these leakers,” said Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY) who sits on the Intelligence Committee. “We always have to be answering questions about the tweets — it puts us on defense all the time when we could be building a case for the president.”

    According to the report, the inability to get anything done during the Trump era is even being felt at the GOP lawmaker staffer level with many complaining in private…

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    More: http://www.rawstory.com/2017/03/it-puts-us-on-defense-all-the-time-republicans-and-white-house-staff-weary-of-defending-trumps-tweets/

     

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  • NV Wino (2338 posts)
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    1. Trump is a twidiot.

        Don't blame me. I voted for Bernie and Jill.
    • Green Dog Dem (1437 posts)
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      3. No, he's Twitler.

      Aloha! KamaAina in the hale (house).
  • Xyzse (1670 posts)
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    2. No sympathy from me on this regard.

    They knew what they were getting in to.

    Probably not the degree, but, that’s what they get… what we get too…