Maxine Waters Claims Putin Came Up With ‘Lock Her Up,’ ‘Crooked Hillary’


Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep Maxine Waters (D-CA) discussed her multiple calls for the impeachment of President Donald Trump and claimed during the 2016 presidential campaign Trump calling his opponent, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “crooked” and the rally crowds chanting “lock her up,” was “a play from Putin’s playbook.” When asked what the standard by which Trump should be impeached, Waters said, “I am talking about strategies that were developed working with the Trump campaign. I really do believe that much of what you saw coming out of Trump’s mouth was a play from Putin’s playbook. I think that when you saw him absolutely calling Hillary crooked, the, “lock her up, lock her up” all of that was developed. I think that was developed strategically with people from the Kremlin, with Putin, and I think it’s more than bank records.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
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Rush Limbaugh: Obama Actually Did What Trump Is Accused of Doing


Wednesday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh argued former President Barack Obama “actually did” what New York Times report has accused President Donald Trump of doing regarding an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. According to Limbaugh, Obama had the FBI back off of an investigation into Hillary Clinton. Partial transcript as follows (courtesy RushLimbaugh.com): All right, here’s (among many things) what’s going on. Here’s what Trump is alleged to have done here vis-a-vis the Comey memo. Comey memo says that Trump asked him to let it go. Let the Flynn investigation go. I can hope you see your way to let this go. He didn’t do anything. The guy… I love the guy, honest guy. Comey said, “Yeah, I can tell you honest guy, good guy.” And what Trump is alleged to have done is actually no different than what Barack Obama did in April last year when he made it known that he didn’t want Hillary prosecuted. In fact, the Obama situation is actually worse. While Trump indicated he didn’t want Flynn charged, he did not order the case dropped, because it’s still going on. Trump indicated that he wanted Flynn not
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Clinton Aide Jennifer Palmieri Blasts Trump for Being ‘Preoccupied’ with Russia

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Former Clinton aide Jennifer Palmieri has blasted President Trump for being “preoccupied” with allegations of ties between Russia and the Trump campaign and called him “obsessed” with proving he is a legitimate president. Palmieri leveled these criticisms despite her role in the Clinton team’s constant efforts to delegitimize the president by making claims about alleged Russian interference in the election.
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GOP Rep Peter King: Probably More Evidence of Links Between Russia, Hillary Campaign Than Russia, Trump

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Sunday on New York AM 970 radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Rep. Peter King (R-NY) argued that there was “probably more evidence” of collusion between Russia and Hillary Clinton’s campaign than between Russia and Trump’s campaign. “I’m not aware of any evidence whatsoever of any collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia or between Russia and the Trump campaign,” King said to host John Catsimatidis. He later stated, “There is probably more evidence of links between Russia and the Clinton campaign than anyone even could imagine between Russia and people involved in the Trump campaign.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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