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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disregarded the advice of high-level officials at the State Department, Pentagon and within the intelligence community in invoking an emergency waiver last year to circumvent congressional review of billions of dollars in arms sales to the U.S. allies in the Persian Gulf region, according to two former administration officials and three congressional sources.



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Bone Spurs didn't want to disappoint Bone Saw.

#1 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2020-05-21 05:30 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

He had to pay off MBS to keep Jared's roll in Khashoggi's murder under the rug.

#2 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-05-21 07:01 AM | Reply

Gotta give MBS more bombs to drop on civilians in Yemen.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2020-05-21 09:11 AM | Reply

Trump let MBS send a terrorist to kill US soldiers in Florida. Trump will do anything for money.

#4 | Posted by bored at 2020-05-21 10:56 AM | Reply

His kids aren't in the military - therefore no ------ are given.

#5 | Posted by LostAngeles at 2020-05-21 12:42 PM | Reply

There is a crime somewhere in this story. A change in government, caused by an election, does not absolve the criminal(s) involved. If someone accepted a bribe, they could be discovered and then brought to justice, and then sent to some federal pen and diet camp...

#6 | Posted by catdog at 2020-05-21 01:03 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

First, the Iranian Nuclear Deal is scuttled to provoke "Iranian Aggression" then a weapons bill of goods is sold to Riyadh to defend against it.

#7 | Posted by LesWit at 2020-05-21 01:14 PM | Reply

#6 | Posted by catdog at 2020-05-21 01:03 PM | Reply | Flag:

As I keep saying, the Trump Crimes Comission is going to be very busy in 2021. Kremlin Ken is all tied up in the axle of this scandal. I'm still curious about how he leveraged his position to refinance that white elephant building he owns in NY. I wonder if we can get the Trumps a family discount at a federal lockup.

#8 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2020-05-21 01:24 PM | Reply

When Biden is elected, dem legislators need to get their act together and tighten up the laws that protect our democracy. Trump, in spite of his ignorance, has buckled the seams of democracy. Pompeo, a Trump stooge and vastly more intelligent than Trump, will break them if elected president.

Pompeo is a dangerous fellow.

#9 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2020-05-22 06:52 AM | Reply

So it wasn't an issue when Obama sold weapons to foreign countries but all of a sudden it's a huge deal to Libs when a Rep does it.

Yep, that's our country.

#10 | Posted by humtake at 2020-05-22 08:00 AM | Reply

"So it wasn't an issue when Obama sold weapons to foreign countries"

It becomes an issue when those countries are kidnapping journalists and them cutting them into little pieces and using those weapons we sold them to destabilize the area.

Is it painful to be so stupid?

#11 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-05-22 11:06 AM | Reply

Why not sell the arms directly to al Quaeda? Eliminate the middle men.

#12 | Posted by getoffmedz at 2020-05-22 01:15 PM | Reply

Ironic that republicl0wns were so rabidly afraid of Obama's evil"Muslim ties" and yet they are always serkelgerking with those who pay terrorists to attack us.

#13 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2020-05-22 03:11 PM | Reply

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