Skip to comments.Obama ditches promise of ‘smooth and efficient’ transition to Trump
Posted on 12/20/2016 5:52:50 AM PST by broken_arrow1
President Obama is dishing out a much rockier transfer of power to Donald Trump than he received from his predecessor eight years ago, from accusing the president-elect of being aided by Russian hackers to first lady Michelle Obamas complaint that the nation has lost hope. Despite pledging a smooth and efficient transition on the day after Mr. Trumps victory, Mr. Obama has presided over an increasingly acrimonious war of words between the White House and the president-elects team.
The awkward transfer of power stands in stark contrast to the cooperative atmosphere fostered by Republican George W. Bushs White House in 2008, when Mr. Obama was preparing to take office. Obama advisers still talk about the example of unity.
The Obama administrations bitterness and disappointment over Hillary Clintons loss erupted into the open last week as the presidents spokesman, Josh Earnest, accused Mr. Trump for four consecutive days of encouraging Russias suspected meddling in the election and ignoring the ramifications.
Earnest seems to want to delegitimize the election, said Republican strategist John Feehery. Its very dangerous and seemingly counter to the wishes of the president.
Former Obama adviser David Axelrod went further, saying it was highly unlikely that the White House press secretary would take a weeks worth of verbal shots at Mr. Trump without the presidents approval.
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Wikileaks' Julian Assange said it WAS NOT the Russians who turned over Hillary and DNC emails that were "LEAKED NOT HACKED", so if the Russians hacked something else of such tremendous importance, why doesn't the CIA and FBI tell us exactly what that is? Are they calling Assange a liar? Facts don't matter to the Obozo family of liars.
Good Riddance to the POTUS BOZO CLOWN and HIS CLASS-LESS Fat-Ass Big Mouth Wife!
I don't have much else to add except expect those degenerates to incite race riots from here on out.
Also, expect Trump to hammer them shut.
You mean that Obola was lying....AGAIN?
What is the saying about a silk purse and a sow’s ear?
I don’t believe Trump HAS to invite obama to the innaugaration. If he does I hope he rips him a new one. I’m sure Obama’s lover would appreciate it.
It’s a sure bet that with anything he says the opposite is most likely the truth...
I hope Trump tells Obama to pound sand.
Class has nothing to do with money or position. It is something you either have or you do not have. Obviously the Obamas do not have class and it’s foolish to expect them to behave as though they did.
Ben Carson was raised in the projects and he personifies grace and class.
Castro dead; Venezuela in ruins; Trump elected...will the heartaches ever end?
Obama was under pressure to do more for Hillary. Donna Brazile and Pedesta complained a lot on Sunday
Obama keeps forgetting that he is antagonizing a street smart New Yorker. Trump may not say anything but Obama will get the message when his commissars start getting indicted and begin to tell all to save themselves hard time. Payback will hurt.
What’s eating at you Biraq? Another fight with Reggie?
IIRC, the Clintonistas actually vandalized the West Wing as they left in 2001. The contrast seems to be Dem v. Rep behavior, not Obama v. Bush & Trump.
Trump ought to skip the bs photo op and ride over to the Capitol together with the Obamas. Trump should go right from his hotel to the Capitol and tell Obama that if he wants to meet him there that’s great, otherwise have a nice ride to wherever the hell you are living come 12:01.
Yeah....watta shame Russia convinced Loretta Lynch to meet ex-pres Clinton on the tarmac.
Even more despicable ....Russian hackers deleted Hillary's campaign stops in Wisconsin, Penn/ania, and Michigan...causing her to lose those states.
I would not be surprised to hear that the Russians even hacked google maps and made Democratic strongholds like UAW union halls look like Chick-Fil-A restaurants....knowing no Democrat would ever set foot in a Chick-Fil-A.
Trump needs to quietly have the FBI and DOJ open up a file on the outlaw president and all his minions. The findings from Sherriff Joe investigation needs to be transferred over to FBI.
It has to be abundantly clear that the left will continue to agitate; that the Trump administration will need to investigate, and litigate.
Good. That means that Trump doesn’t have to pull any punches.
I could not improve on your statement.
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