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GAO flashback: Obama admin brokes federal law 7 times

Discussion in 'GatorNana's Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by JerseyGator01, Jan 22, 2020.

  1. JerseyGator01

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  3. WarDamnGator

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    You should post this in the thread you started about how the GAO isn't non-partisan and always favors democrats ... you know ... to disprove that point you were trying to make yesterday.
     
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  4. nolancarey

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    The first point is a little iffy. A transition period, based on an issue prior to the administration. But at least you accept the GAO now!
     
  5. rivergator

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    This is really what some conservatives have resorted to?
    "Yeah, well six years ago, the Department of the Treasury used four volunteers to do work when they weren't supposed to do that!"
    Seriously? Dan Bongino felt this was important enough to put on his website, and Jersey ... you felt this was important enough to start a thread?
     
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  6. AzCatFan

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    Iffy, and level of law broken matters. Stealing a candy bar is against the law, but the punishment is going to be minor compared to someone convicted of first degree murder. Is the candy bar burglar equivalent to the killer? Of course not.

    Did anything Obama do rise to extortion of a foreign leader in exchange for an announcement of an investigation against a political rival?
     
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  7. Gator515151

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    You keep confusing me, I don't see anything about extortion in the articles of impeachment.
     
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    And I don't see the word corruption from Trump's released transcript that is supposedly perfect, and about corruption. Extortion is just bribery by force, and Trump was attempting to force Zelensky to announce an investigation into Burisma in order for three aid money to be released.
     
  9. GatorRade

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    And not long after mocking what others thought was important enough to start a thread.

     
  10. avogator

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    None of these violations are connected in any way to Obama seeking an advantage against Mitt Romney or any possible republican candidate. That is what this case is about.
     
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    Announcing the investigation into Biden was all that was demanded. There was no need to follow through with an Investigation because the smearing of the leading democratic contender was complete at that point. Trump ads would do the rest
     
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    4+ years of democrat congressmen and senators using their position to try and tear down a political opponent and we are supposed to be concerned about abuse of power.
     
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    "Give him an offer he can't refuse" doesn't mention anything about a decapitated horse. Total exoneration.
     
  14. VAg8r1

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    And let's not forget some other times the Trump administration violated the law. Trump probably violated the law more times during his three years in office than Obama did in eight. Withholding of funds appropriated for Ukraine was not the first time.
    G.A.O. Report Says Trump Administration Broke Law in Withholding Ukraine Aid

    And here's another one.
    GAO: Trump Admin Broke the Law with Unauthorized Purchases for HUD Secretary’s Executive Dining Room
    One more
    Watchdog: $43,000 soundproof booth for EPA head violated law - CNNPolitics
    Secretary’s Executive Dining Room
    And some others
    U.S. government watchdogs slam Trump Cabinet on spending

    Lawmakers ask for GAO review of Interior’s decisions during government shutdown | Federal News Network

    And then there is Trump illegally enriching himself
    Federal Watchdog Finds Government Ignored Emoluments Clause With Trump Hotel
    Watchdog: GSA ignored Constitution on Trump D.C. hotel lease

    GAO Finds Trump Administration Illegally withheld ARPA-E Funds:In Response to a Request from Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson | House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

    U.S. GAO says FTA close to violating federal law by failing to address grant requirements «
    Trump’s Federal Transit Administration Has Gone Rogue

    Trump’s EPA Skipped Ethics Reviews for Several New Advisers, Government Watchdog Finds
     
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  15. rivergator

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    examples?
     
  16. Gator515151

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    They have all but admitted they can't beat Trump so they have to impeach him. You know that as well as I do. It started before he even took office.
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    When did they admit they can't beat Trump? And while there have been some Democrats who said they wanted to impeach Trump from the very beginning, you could count the number of those Democrats using the fingers on your hand and you would still have some fingers remaining.
     
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    I enjoy it when someone debunks his own argument. Saves others time and effort :)
     
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