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  • Hillary Clinton tells New York Times columnist to lay off ‘pot brownies’

    08/08/2020 11:54:09 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | Aug. 8, 2020 | By Jon Levine
    Hillary Clinton told longtime New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd Saturday to lay off the pot brownies. The jab came after a column from Dowd which stated that Biden and his yet to be announced female running mate would be the first Democratic male/female presidential ticket since Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro in 1984.
  • John Down Replies to Mattis

    06/04/2020 5:06:04 PM PDT · by AndyJackson · 31 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/4/2020 | John Dowd
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump I thought this letter from respected retired Marine and Super Star lawyer, John Dowd, would be of interest to the American People. Read it!
  • Opiniion: Trump Walks a Crooked Mile [Dowd Alert]

    09/22/2019 6:01:41 AM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 13 replies
    theOneWorldNews ^ | Maureen Dowd
    <p>WASHINGTON — Everyone here is keyed up for the Big One.</p> <p>The One that’s going to finally bring Donald Trump down.</p> <p>As soon as the news broke Wednesday night in The Washington Post that a whistle-blower had accused the president of making some sort of nefarious “promise” during a call to a foreign leader, the hive erupted.</p>
  • Spare Me the Purity Racket (MoDo gets it sort of right)

    07/28/2019 8:59:39 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 36 replies
    NYT via MSN ^ | July 27, 2019 | Maureen Dowd
    WASHINGTON — After I interviewed Nancy Pelosi a few weeks ago, The HuffPost huffed that we were Dreaded Elites because we were eating chocolates and — horror of horrors — the speaker had on some good pumps. Then this week, lefty Twitter erected a digital guillotine because I had a book party for my friend Carl Hulse, The Times’s authority on Capitol Hill for decades, attended by family, journalists, Hill denizens and a smattering of lawmakers, including Pelosi, Chuck Schumer and Susan Collins. I, the daughter of a D.C. cop, and Carl, the son of an Illinois plumber, were hilariously...
  • Scaling Wokeback Mountain (rahm emmanuel disses AOC)

    07/15/2019 3:49:52 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 7 replies
    NYT ^ | 7-13-19 | Maureen Dowd
    Some Dowd whining, then: "Chakrabarti sent shock waves through the Democratic caucus when he posted a tweet about the border bill comparing moderate and Blue Dog Democrats — some of whom are black — to Southern segregationists in the ’40s. Rahm Emanuel told me Chakrabarti is “a snot-nosed punk” who has no idea about the battle scars Pelosi bears from the liberal fights she has led. “What votes did you get?” Emanuel said, rhetorically challenging A.O.C.’s chief of staff. “You should only be so lucky to learn from somebody like Nancy who has shown incredible courage and who has twice...
  • 5 Discrepancies Call the Accuracy of Mueller's Report Into Question

    06/06/2019 12:06:58 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 20 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | 6/5/2019 | Jeff Carlson
    The Mueller report appears to have been carefully worded by the lawyers working under former special counsel Robert Mueller, and perhaps Mueller himself, in a manner designed to inflict political damage on President Donald Trump. ... We know that sections of the report were selectively edited to provide damaging portrayals. ... there are troubling and disturbing details surrounding a heavily used witness in the Mueller report, George Nader. ... access to the underlying material used in the Mueller report is extremely limited. ...documents released in the ongoing Flynn case, a rebuttal letter from the lawyers mentioned in the Mueller report,...
  • Clinton-Appointed Judge .. Deep State – Will Keep Flynn-Kislyak Transcripts Hidden From Public

    06/04/2019 9:47:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | June 4, 2019 | Cristina Laila
    Clinton-Appointed Judge Reverses Course, Covers For Deep State – Will Keep Flynn-Kislyak Transcripts Hidden From Public. ( Full title). Judge Emmet Sullivan, a Clinton-appointee, reversed course on Tuesday and allowed the Justice Department to keep the transcripts of the calls between General Mike Flynn and former Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak hidden from the public. Judge Sullivan last month ordered the transcripts of the recorded calls between Flynn and Kislyak to be released by last Friday, but federal prosecutors defied the judge’s orders. ... these are the very transcripts that were already selectively leaked to David Ignatius of the Washington Post...
  • Transcript of John Dowd's voicemail to Michael Flynn lawyer released

    05/31/2019 2:06:14 PM PDT · by blueyon · 38 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | 5/31/19 | Daniel Chaitin
    The transcript of a voicemail recording President Trump's legal representation left for retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn's lawyer on Nov. 22, 2017 was released on Friday. It shows former Trump lawyer John Dowd asking for a "heads up" if Flynn knew information that "implicates" Trump after Flynn dropped from a joint defense agreement with the president and began cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. "Hey, Rob, uhm, this is John again. Uh, maybe, I-I-I-'m-I'm sympathetic; I understand your situation, but let me see if I can't...state it in...starker terms," the message said....
  • Maureen Dowd: How the egomaniac in the Oval was ‘exonerated’

    04/22/2019 12:33:50 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 46 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | 22 Apr 19 | Mo "I'm not bitter...really!" Dowd
    When it comes to presidential obstruction, at least Watergate started with a crime. A stupid crime, but a crime. After 675 days, more than 2,800 subpoenas, nearly 500 search warrants, $30 million spent, endless jaw-jaw on cable and countless whiny Trump tweets, we have come down to one fundamental truth. And it’s the same truth that has been terrorising us all along: Donald Trump’s dirtbag machinations are driven by insane vanity. The First Narcissist’s all-consuming blend of braggadocio and insecurity has turned Washington and its rickety institutions into a dystopian outpost of his id. President Trump obstructed on nearly every...
  • The Ego Maniac in the Oval Is ‘Exonerated’

    04/21/2019 8:00:17 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 52 replies
    The New York Slimes ^ | April 20, 2019 | Maureen Dowd
    WASHINGTON — When it comes to presidential obstruction, at least Watergate started with a crime. A stupid crime, but a crime. After 675 days, more than 2,800 subpoenas, nearly 500 search warrants, $30 million spent, endless jaw-jaw on cable and countless whiny Trump tweets, we have come down to one fundamental truth. And it’s the same truth that has been terrorizing us all along: Donald Trump’s dirtbag machinations are driven by insane vanity. The First Narcissist’s all-consuming blend of braggadocio and insecurity has turned Washington and its rickety institutions into a dystopian outpost of his id. President Trump obstructed on...
  • Former Trump Attorney Outlines Behavior of Mueller and Rosenstein in Political Russia Hoax

    02/12/2019 2:13:27 PM PST · by detective · 33 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | February 12, 2019 | Sundance
    Shortened title. Full title: Dowd Nails It – Former Trump Attorney Outlines Insufferable Behavior of Mueller and Rosenstein in Perpetrating Political Russia Hoax ABC conducted an extremely interesting interview with former Trump Attorney John Dowd that the media outlet will likely keep far away from their mainstream broadcast and print reporting. The interview is exceptionally interesting because Dowd outlines how incredibly false all prior reporting has been surrounding the Mueller investigation and the background of the contacts and discussions between Trump’s legal team, Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein. Additionally, within the interview itself, when you stand back and absorb the...
  • Maureen Dowd: George H.W. Bush Called Trump a Curse Word, Threw His Shoe at TV When He Appeared

    12/05/2018 3:17:37 PM PST · by detective · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5 Dec 2018 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd said George H.W. Bush called Donald Trump a curse word and threw his shoe at the television when Trump was on. Dowd said, “I think, you know, that Donald Trump would be incomprehensible to him literally. And even that was 2011, so in our wildest imagination we couldn’t imagine that Trump would be the nominee and that he would, you know, eviscerate H.W.’s dream of Jeb in the White House with two words, ‘low energy.’ All of that was unimaginable.”
  • You KNOW Matthew Dowd said something really VILE if Brit Hume was THIS pissed at him

    10/28/2018 8:09:42 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 28, 2018 | Sam Janney
    The Left and our good, sweet, sincere friends in the media spent most of Saturday after the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue trying to find a way to blame Trump for the monster who killed 11 innocent people and wounded six others. Even though the gunman reportedly hated Trump and blamed him for supporting the Jewish people, somehow, someway Trump was labeled an anti-Semite. We know, it's stupid. Rich Lowryb✔ @RichLowry What’s even the theory supposed to be that Trump is an anti-Semite? 3:42 PM - Oct 27, 2018 Well, Trump beat Hillary … that’s enough doncha...
  • Ex-Trump lawyer John Dowd denies quotes in Bob Woodward book

    09/04/2018 10:11:23 AM PDT · by deplorableindc · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | Sept. 4, 2018
    <p>President Trump's former attorney John Dowd says he was misquoted in a bombshell book by Bob Woodward, which describes him calling Trump a "fucking liar" and cautioning the president that he could end up wearing "an orange jump suit."</p> <p>The quotes are attributed to Dowd in Fear: Trump in the White House. The book is scheduled for release Sept. 11 but excerpts were reported Tuesday.</p>
  • Trump to Hire Lawyer Who Has Pushed Theory That Justice Dept. Framed the President

    03/19/2018 10:19:32 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 123 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 19, 2018 | MAGGIE HABERMAN and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — President Trump has decided to hire the longtime Washington lawyer Joseph E. diGenova, who has pushed the theory on television that Mr. Trump was framed by F.B.I. and Justice Department officials, to bolster his legal team, according to three people told of the decision. Mr. diGenova is not expected to take a lead role but will instead serve as a more aggressive player on the president’s legal team. Mr. Trump broke over the weekend from the longstanding advice of some of his lawyers that he refrain from directly attacking the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, a...
  • Dowd confirms he resigned as Trump’s lawyer in Mueller probe

    03/22/2018 8:38:35 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 25 replies
    Bloomberg Politics‏Verified account @bpolitics · 3m3 minutes ago Dowd confirms he resigned as Trump’s lawyer in Mueller probe
  • Mo Dowd: "Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida"

    01/29/2018 10:46:52 AM PST · by seanmerc · 74 replies
    New York Times ^ | 27 Jan 18 | Maureen "Not CZJ" Dowd
    Melania has learned a few things from the master. The first lady will never be as brilliant at trolling as her husband. He is an idiot-savant who plays in the roiling ocean of Twitter as naturally as a blubbery-necked sea lion. Only Donald Trump, a Rat Pack relic who spurred the reckoning with his transgressions toward women, could send out a tweet taking credit for the women’s march. But the Slovenian Sphinx has her moments. It started when she seemed to sartorially upbraid Trump for his Billy Bush vulgarities by wearing a pussy-bow blouse to the St. Louis debate. Then,...
  • Republicans ‘Empowered’ Bill Clinton Sexual Misconduct by Getting Clarence Thomas on Supreme Court

    11/20/2017 7:37:18 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 45 replies
    freebeacon ^ | November 20, 2017 | Conor Beck
    ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd said on Sunday that the efforts of congressional Republicans to confirm Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court amid sexual harassment allegations levied against him "empowered" former President Bill Clinton's alleged sexual misconduct. Dowd, a former Republicans strategist who now identifies as a "proud independent," made the remarks on ABC's "This Week," Newsbusters reported. "Some things are not about the tribe we're in," Dowd said of sexual misconduct allegations in general during a conversation about Clinton, who some liberals and journalists have criticized in recent weeks amid the ongoing national discussion about sexual harassment. Dowd...
  • The Hillary Effect

    11/19/2017 5:05:25 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 34 replies
    nytimes ^ | NOV. 18, 2017 | Maureen Dowd
    Would the war against preying on women be blazing so fiercely had Hillary Clinton been elected? When I interviewed women in Hollywood about the ugly Harvey Weinstein revelations in The Times and The New Yorker, they told me that feelings of frustration and disgust at having an accused predator in the White House instead of the first woman president had helped give the story velocity. When I talked to Susan Fowler, after her blog post about sexual harassment at Uber that toppled its C.E.O., Travis Kalanick, she said that before Donald Trump’s election, women in Silicon Valley were speaking up...
  • NYT: Cobb overheard talking about colleagues, Russia probe at DC steakhouse

    09/18/2017 12:54:17 PM PDT · by nikos1121 · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/18/2017 | Daniella Diaz
    White House attorney Ty Cobb was overheard talking about the Russia probe and some of his colleagues at a Washington steakhouse by a New York Times reporter, the publication reported Sunday night. Cobb, who was hired to oversee the White House's legal and media response to the investigation into Russian meddling, was heard talking openly about the Russia investigation with John Dowd, a Washington lawyer with experience in high-profile political cases. "The White House counsel's office is being very conservative with this stuff," Cobb reportedly told Dowd at BLT Steak in Washington last week. "Our view is we're not hiding...