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Omarosa recorded chief of staff Kelly in White House Situation Room
[The Hill] Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman said Sunday that she secretly recorded chief of staff John Kelly in the White House Situation Room.

"This is a White House where everybody lies ... you have to have your back," Manigault Newman said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on why she recorded her conversation with Kelly as he was firing her.

"If I did not have this recording, people would still believe the false, incredible story that I was running around the White House ... that I tried to charge the residence of the White House. People would still think that I was trying to set off alarms," she continued. "So yes I recorded myself and I have no regret about it."

In the 20-second recording aired on NBC, Kelly can be heard saying that Manigault Newman can "go on without any type of difficulty" relative to her reputation "if we make this a friendly departure."

"I think it's important to understand that if we make this a friendly departure, we can all be, you know you can look at your time here in the White House as a year of service to the nation. And then you can go on without any type of difficulty in the future, relative to your reputation," he said.

Manigault Newman went on to say that Kelly's words were "very obviously a threat."

Many journalists and lawyers in the national security community were quick to point out that the recording should not have happened.

Related - Ex-Klingon analyst outrage over Kelly recording.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/13/2018 02:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Many journalists and lawyers in the national security community were quick to point out that the recording should not have happened.

Yea, no shi*, it's a SCIF. Will she be charged ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/13/2018 2:42 Comments || Top||

#2  ...Three words: Enn. Dee. Aay.

If she isn't up on charges lke, today, there's something very, very wrong.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 08/13/2018 4:52 Comments || Top||

#3  Somebody is going to jail. Even the Demorats can tolerate this given their own crimes. Nothing would give them the screaming willies more than this kind of thing. But you can see how they handle it, see Seth Rich.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 08/13/2018 7:37 Comments || Top||

#4  you have to have your back,

a team player
Posted by: Frank G || 08/13/2018 7:54 Comments || Top||

#5  If the recording proves to be true it lends some credibility to her claim that Trump uses the word n***er in the White House (which would show he actually can control his mouth in public...), but she would then presumably go to jail for the security violation. And the Trump security team gets dinged for poor implementation of security. On the other hand, if it's false, then everything else she says is suspect. Two things for sure, 1) Trump makes bad hires, and 2) she's fired.
Posted by: Glenmore || 08/13/2018 10:08 Comments || Top||

#6  it's a SCIF. Will she be charged ?

Hillary's Filipino maid who had no security clearance was given access to classified documents and the inside of Hillary's SCIF.

In comparison this story is trivial.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 08/13/2018 10:23 Comments || Top||

#7  Oprah-rosa will be adopted by a FISA judge
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/13/2018 10:38 Comments || Top||

#8  Last time I was in a SCIF, cell phones hadn't been invented. Ayou now allowed to take a cell phone into a SCIF?

Anyway, if she is charged, people will just say it's because Trump is a racist misogynist.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 08/13/2018 12:03 Comments || Top||

#9  Glenmore, Trump was not there when the recording in the situation room was made. She claims to have heard a recording someone else made of him saying the N'word.

The reason you can't record in there assumes you would be recording standard security stuff that goes on and that stuff is not to be recorded. in this case the room was used as the nearest empty room to contain any outburts or embarrassment during the firing process.

I don't think a lawyer would have too hard a time fighting any charges related to recording in the room. Even if that lawyer lost it wouldn't be worth the time and effort and mudslinging and would only give the attention-seeker more attention.

They should however enforce any non-disclosures she signed as they relate to her book and or press tour.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 08/13/2018 13:45 Comments || Top||

Posted by: 746 || 08/13/2018 22:40 Comments || Top||

DNC co-chair, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend
[FOX] The co-chair of the Democratic National Committee, Rep. Keith Ellison, was accused of emotional and physical abuse by an ex-girlfriend who said: "You know you did that to me."

Ellison responded to the allegations Sunday, issuing a brief statement that said, "I never behaved in this way."

The allegations surfaced Saturday night from Karen Monahan after her son alleged in a Facebook post that he had seen text messages from Ellison threatening her and video of the congressman screaming obscenities at her as he dragged her off a bed by her feet, The Associated Press reported.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ...and Muslims never like to kufr, right?
Posted by: Raj || 08/13/2018 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Ahhh - 'lie'...
Posted by: Raj || 08/13/2018 0:22 Comments || Top||

#3  Discover who's on the official Left hierarchy of 'victims'. Women have been below Muslim for a while (thus the pass for behaviors towards women in Muslim dominated countries). This will pass from the Legacy Infotainment Enterprises quickly. Besides, its Minnesota, they don't seem to care about such behaviors among the 'community'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/13/2018 6:06 Comments || Top||

#4  Even this is considered bad behavior in Islam. She should have been beaten and maybe stoned to death for disobeying her husband.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/13/2018 9:18 Comments || Top||

#5  Show me the video or go home.
Posted by: gorb || 08/13/2018 11:06 Comments || Top||

#6  IMO, the kid invented video because he actually witnessed it but didn't have the balls to interfere.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/13/2018 11:40 Comments || Top||

#7  Why wouldn't he abuse an ex girlfriend; he abused the voters and the American people?
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/13/2018 11:48 Comments || Top||

#8  Folks don't like political tricks and releasing this so close to the election smells like such a trick. Also his core fans probably applaud a bit of wife beating. Makes me wonder if Ellison didn't release the news himself.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 08/13/2018 13:40 Comments || Top||

#9  rj - he could've arranged to have it released...

Jus' sayin'.
Posted by: Bobby || 08/13/2018 15:31 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
OOPS: DNC Reverses Decision To Ban Fossil Fuel Donations Just Two Months After It Was Implemented
[DailyWire] The Democratic National Committee in June quietly passed a resolution that banned fossil fuel companies from donating to the party. Now, just two months later, the DNC is reversing that decision, while claiming it's not a reversal.

The reversal, approved by a 30-2 vote, now says the DNC "support[s] fossil fuel workers" and will again accept donations from company political action committees, according to The Huffington Post. The new resolution was introduced by none other than DNC Chair Tom Perez.

The resolution states that "the inclusion of working people and their unions, representing all industries, is critical to the Democratic Party’s ability to affect change that improves the lives of workers, their families, and America’s middle class."

The resolution went on to restate the party's common line about Republicans "chipping away at workers’ rights, weakening unions, and depressing wages ‐ all while giving massive tax cuts to millionaires and billionaires." It also negatively mentioned the Supreme Court decision Janus v. AFSCME, which stopped public sector unions from being able to force non-union employees to pay dues. The DNC called the decision "disgraceful union busting."

Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 08/13/2018 09:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Let's try this one (sigh):

Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 08/13/2018 11:06 Comments || Top||

#2  The resolution states that "the inclusion of working people and their unions, representing all industries, is critical to the Democratic Party’s ability to affect change that improves the lives of workers, their families, and America’s middle class."

Does that include me, or just those you think whose votes you can buy?
Posted by: gorb || 08/13/2018 11:09 Comments || Top||

#3  Whose votes you can buy and co-opt in bulk via union pressures and dues?
Posted by: gorb || 08/13/2018 11:10 Comments || Top||

#4  Sounds like it didn't poll well with their union and blue collar former voters.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/13/2018 11:10 Comments || Top||

#5  Conflict between principles and cash doesn't really exist for the Democratic party.
Posted by: Iblis || 08/13/2018 11:47 Comments || Top||

#6  a party struggling to raise money, cutting off any avenue is unwise.

DNC going broke and looking for voters? HRC drain the coffers in 2016?
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/13/2018 12:01 Comments || Top||

#7  So carbon cash has nothing to do with Man made global warming corruption?
Posted by: Woodrow || 08/13/2018 13:11 Comments || Top||

Vermont, Quebec to sign joint declaration amid U.S.-Canada tensions
[Wash Times] STOWE, Vt. ‐ The governor of Vermont and the premier of Quebec are expected to sign a joint declaration to strengthen the cooperative ties between the state and province.

The signing takes place Sunday afternoon in Stowe ahead of the meeting of political leaders from the New England states and the premiers of the five eastern Canadian provinces in Stowe on Monday.

The agreement and meeting are happening as a bitter trade dispute simmers between Washington and Ottawa.

Republican Gov. Phil Scott’s office says the declaration builds upon an earlier cooperative agreement and advances collaboration in commerce, energy, environmental protection, transportation and tourism. Scott and Premier Phillipe Couillard are expected to sign the declaration at the summit of the Stowe Mountain Resort ski area.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/13/2018 04:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6481 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This should come as a surprise to absolutely no one.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/13/2018 4:07 Comments || Top||

#2  It will be amusing when every state makes its own treaties. Why should Kaliphornia and Hawwi-a have all the fun?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/13/2018 9:26 Comments || Top||

#3  Go ahead, Sport. The 'Agreement' is worth less than the paper it is printed upon unless it is ratified by vote in the U.S. Senate.
Posted by: magpie || 08/13/2018 10:16 Comments || Top||

#4  In French?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/13/2018 11:51 Comments || Top||

#5  Why couldn't just any citizen sign such an agreement/declaration (which means about squat)?
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/13/2018 11:53 Comments || Top||

#6  Vermont is seeking drug distribution exclusivity. Stowe Mountain Resort ski area is one of a few not ravaged by drugs. They try to promote a healthy tourist economy.
Posted by: Dale || 08/13/2018 12:11 Comments || Top||

#7  So States Rights, a discredited doctrine that is racist as hell (or so I was taught) is suddenly back and A-OK? WTF?
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 08/13/2018 12:59 Comments || Top||

#8  ...welcome to the Trump era. Isn't there anything he can't unmask do?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/13/2018 15:40 Comments || Top||

#9  They signed it "OUI" and "AYUP".
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 08/13/2018 16:33 Comments || Top||

#10  Stowe Mountain Resort ski area is one of a few not ravaged by drugs. ummmmmm............
Posted by: 746 || 08/13/2018 22:43 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
The SPLC's terrible year just got worse
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/13/2018 08:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6467 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I won't be satisfied until everyone in that vile and evil organization is in jail and all their assets seized.
Posted by: DarthVader || 08/13/2018 9:16 Comments || Top||

#2  No let them soak up leftist money like a sponge. As long as they are no longer a go-to for the MSM it's mission accomplished.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/13/2018 9:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Still go-to for Google et al, Twitter, and others of the Silicon Valley oligarchs. Does liability extend to users of a known defective product?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/13/2018 11:19 Comments || Top||

#4  Now, if someone would sue the Dem Party and DNC on the basis of being a hate group.
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/13/2018 11:58 Comments || Top||

#5  ...they'll suddenly find out that 'hate' is OK.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/13/2018 12:30 Comments || Top||

#6  Doesn't matter - their people have been hired by Google/Youtube to police and remove content they find objectionable.

Have fun whistling past the graveyard, morons.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 08/13/2018 13:00 Comments || Top||

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