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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

President Trump was livid. Why, he asked his advisers in mid-July, should he go along with what he considered the failed Obama-era policy toward Iran and prop up an international nuclear deal he saw as disastrous?

He was incensed by the arguments of Secretary of State Rex ­Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and others that the landmark 2015 deal, while flawed, offered stability and other benefits. He did not want to certify to Congress that the agreement remained in the vital U.S. national security interest and that Iran was meeting its obligations. He did not think either was true.

"He threw a fit," said one person familiar with the meeting. ". . . He was furious. Really furious. It's clear he felt jammed."

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So White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster and other senior advisers came up with a plan -- one aimed at accommodating Trump's loathing of the Iran deal as "an embarrassment" without killing it outright.

To get Trump, in other words, to compromise.

"McMaster realized we just cannot come back here next time with a binary option -- certify or decertify," an exercise Congress requires every 90 days, said a person familiar with the July discussion. "He put his team to work on a range of other options, including a decertification option that would involve Congress" and would not immediately break the deal.

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President Man-Child strikes again. He's like a two year old who throws a temper tantrum every time he doesn't get his way. A two year old who is the leader of the free world and can start a nuclear war at any time. Well done, America. Well done.

#1 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-11 11:43 PM | Reply

President Man-Child strikes again. He's like a two year old who throws a temper tantrum every time he doesn't get his way. A two year old who is the leader of the free world and can start a nuclear war at any time. Well done, America. Well done.

Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-11 11:43 PM | Reply

Maybe if the Democratic party had nominated the right candidate instead of fixing it so there was no chance that person would win we wouldn't have President Trump today. Think about THAT for a change Gal Tuesday.

#2 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-11 11:50 PM | Reply

What a tiny little man the reptilians have thrust upon us.

#3 | Posted by truthhurts at 2017-10-11 11:51 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#2 As far as I know, no vote totals were fixed during the primaries or the election.

#4 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-11 11:54 PM | Reply

#2 The person who had no chance had 3 million more votes than Trump and lost in 3 states by 80,000 votes, which means if 50,000 votes had flipped in those states, Clinton would be president today. But, yeah, she had no chance of winning, no chance at all.

#5 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-11 11:56 PM | Reply

#2 As far as I know, no vote totals were fixed during the primaries or the election.

Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-11 11:54 PM | Reply

You know what I refer to. Don't be willfully ignorant.

#6 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-11 11:57 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#2 The person who had no chance had 3 million more votes than Trump and lost in 3 states by 80,000 votes, which means if 50,000 votes had flipped in those states, Clinton would be president today. But, yeah, she had no chance of winning, no chance at all.

#5 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-11 11:56 PM | Reply | Flag:

Yeah calling to race all sewn up 2 days before California voted has something to do with that.

#7 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-11 11:59 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"You know what I refer to. Don't be willfully ignorant."

No, I don't.

#8 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:01 AM | Reply

As far as I know, no vote totals were fixed during the primaries or the election.
#4 | POSTED BY GAL_TUESDAY

The smoking 'Collusion" gun will be found any day now and the indictments will pour in like gravy on biscuits.

#9 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-10-12 12:13 AM | Reply

#2 Sorry, misread your post. Thought you were saying Clinton had no chance of winning the presidency, which obviously she did.

#10 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:14 AM | Reply

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#2 Sorry, misread your post. Thought you were saying Clinton had no chance of winning the presidency, which obviously she did.

Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:14 AM | Reply

Electoral College says no she didn't. Oh myyyyyyyyyyyyyy

#11 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-12 12:18 AM | Reply

#9 During the one of the hearings, Comey said there was no evidence that the vote totals were hacked and changed. Unless someone comes up with some evidence to the contrary, all I can do is go by that.

#12 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:19 AM | Reply

She was rejected, because we're all misogynists, which is buried so deep inside us, we don't know it, says Corky.

#13 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-10-12 12:19 AM | Reply

#9 During the one of the hearings, Comey said there was no evidence that the vote totals were hacked and changed. Unless someone comes up with some evidence to the contrary, all I can do is go by that.

Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:19 AM | Reply

The DNC with DWS helped fix the primaries to shut out Bernie Sanders. I know you know this but won't admit it which isn't surprising.

#14 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-12 12:21 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#13 Well, not all of you. LOL JK

#15 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:23 AM | Reply

Nice trollin', guys, but you need some new material.

#16 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:24 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Nice trollin', guys, but you need some new material.

Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:24 AM | Reply

Won't address the issue??? Not surprising. You can't defend the indefensible understand.

#17 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2017-10-12 12:29 AM | Reply

Nice trollin', guys, but you need some new material.

#16 | POSTED BY GAL_TUESDAY

Its not easy to be confused.

IAM a troll....

Those two were just kicking your arse..

#18 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2017-10-12 12:31 AM | Reply

Hillary will never be president, but Bernie might. Sanders vs Trump in 2020? Unless the 25th amendment intervenes. Sanders vs Pence in 2020?

#19 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:39 AM | Reply

I know you 3 are happy Hillary didn't win. Are you all in for Bernie in 2020?

#20 | Posted by Gal_Tuesday at 2017-10-12 12:41 AM | Reply

#2

Come on, LAURA. Cow's out of the barn and being run over with an eighteen wheeler.

#21 | Posted by Zed at 2017-10-12 08:19 AM | Reply

Maybe if the Democratic party had nominated the right candidate

That's ------- funny. Even a flawed HRC was head and shoulders better than this piece of ---- in office now.

You think POTUS man-child is bad now. It will get worse. A lot worse before it gets better.

Look for a major meltdown when his tax scheme goes ---- up.

#22 | Posted by 726 at 2017-10-12 11:09 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

= The DNC with DWS helped fix the primaries to shut out Bernie Sanders.

Still with same tired old myths....

The Democratic Primary Wasn't Rigged

www.thenation.com

The System Isn't 'Rigged' Against Sanders

fivethirtyeight.com

The Democratic Primary Wasn't Rigged

newrepublic.com

Bernie Sanders agrees: Democratic process not ‘rigged'

www.msnbc.com

How's Trump doing on LGBT issues, Laura?

#23 | Posted by Corky at 2017-10-12 11:19 AM | Reply

#23 Reason Trump will be potus through 2024.

#24 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-10-12 01:34 PM | Reply

Seems that some people still think that Trump was a better choice than Clinton. I don't see how, even if you believe all the stuff they threw at her.
Maybe there are some that regret this decision now, and I feel bad for them because that must be worse than anything.
But the people who are still happy they voted third party due to some mental gymnastics even though they see that Trump is worse than Clinton are unforgivable.

#25 | Posted by Snowfake at 2017-10-12 02:23 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Reason Trump will be potus through 2024.

#24 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-10-

His personality? Humanity? Good sense? Emotional control? Modesty? Honesty?

I give up. Tell me.

#26 | Posted by Zed at 2017-10-12 06:01 PM | Reply

-- His personality? Humanity? Good sense? Emotional control? Modesty? Honesty?

I give up. Tell me.

#26 | Posted by Zed

i1.wp.com

#27 | Posted by nullifidian at 2017-10-12 06:09 PM | Reply

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