Trump Tweets Ill Prepared and Ill Equipped

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It’s Thursday.

So far the President has tweeted 6 times.

1. It is not possible for them to investigate and legislate at the same time.

2. A pure fishing expedition like this never happened before, & it should never happen again! [The President is calling for no executive oversight, again.]

3. THE DO NOTHING PARTY!

4. “dumb as a rock”…totally ill prepared and ill equipped…

5. I was extremely calm yesterday…[he wasn’t]

6. Move quickly!

It is not possible for them to investigate and legislate at the same time.

During her opening monologue, Rachel Maddow shows that during the peak of the Watergate Investigation, President Nixon, and Congress managed to pass several bills. She continues moving on to show President Clinton, and Congress also managed to work together as President Clinton faced impeachment.

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

On Wednesday The Daily Beast was the first to report that on Tuesday Tillerson quietly met with the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

According to the aide that spoke with The Daily Beast the lengthy session touched on Tillerson’s “time working in the Trump administration, the frictions he had with the president’s son-in-law, and efforts to tackle issues like Russian interference in the 2016 election.”

The hush-hush meeting came at a time the White House has sought to block other committees key witnesses from testifying as well as document productions to the same committees.

According to many sources, Tillerson reached out to the Committee and expressed willingness to meet, when he learned the Committee was interested in hearing his testimony.

CNN reported that according to a Democratic House Foreign Affairs Committee aide Tillerson told “lawmakers that Russian President Vladimir Putin was more prepared than President Donald Trump for their meeting in Hamburg, Germany, putting US officials at a disadvantage.”

Tillerson is also reported as saying that Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Trump and White House Presidential Adviser, “did not consult with the State Department or other agencies before getting involved in foreign affairs, and that his naïveté put him at risk of being outmaneuvered.”

The Washington Post who was the first to report more in depth details of the secret meeting between the Committee and Tillerson, explains in regards to the President being less prepared than Russian President Vladimir Putin for the leaders meeting in Germany that the U.S., “anticipated a shorter meeting for exchanging courtesies, but it ballooned into a globe-spanning two-hour-plus session involving deliberations on a variety of geopolitical issues, said committee aides, who like others spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss Tillerson’s seven-hour closed meeting with the committee.”

The President in December of 2016 said this of Tillerson via tweet.

A year later…

3 months later…

On December 7th, 2018, Tillerson told CBS News reporter Bob Schieffer that he and President Trump did not have a common value system. He went on to explain that President Trump, “doesn’t like to read, doesn’t read briefing reports, doesn’t like to get into the details of a lot of things,” he went on, “the President would say ‘here’s what I want to do and here’s how I want to do it,’ Tillerson would then tell the President, “Mr. President I understand what you want to do, but you can’t do that it that way. It violates the law, it violates a treaty. You know he got really frustrated.”

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