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Former DNI James Clapper: ‘I Can Recall
No Instance’ Where Obama Wanted to
Meet NKorean Leader

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Posted By: Imright, 7/1/2019 5:41:02 PM

Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who served during the Obama administration, disputed President Donald Trump’s assertion that Obama was begging to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un but was refused.“President Obama wanted to meet, and Chairman Kim would not meet him. The Obama administration was begging for a meeting. They were begging for meetings constantly, and Chairman Kim would not meet with him. And, for some reason, we have a certain chemistry or whatever,” Trump said, speaking in Seoul, South Korea, over the weekend.(Video)

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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney 7/1/2019 5:52:58 PM (No. 111442)
Clapper, being the forked tongued liar he is, never says anything not preceded with "I don't recall".
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/1/2019 5:56:18 PM (No. 111444)
Obama a feckless moron that took his orders from Communists...need we know more?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird 7/1/2019 5:59:02 PM (No. 111448)
And then again, https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/11949855/Leading-men-When-Kim-Jong-un-met-Barack-Obama-in-pictures.html?frame=3480726
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/1/2019 6:00:02 PM (No. 111451)
Meet? He bought off the Iran Mullas, what else did he do?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JediJerry 7/1/2019 6:01:04 PM (No. 111452)
Why would he? They have nothing in common. Lil Kim never smoked crack or stole cars. What on earth could they even talk about? Considering this is from CNN we know its a manufactured pseudo-fake news lie in order to gain even more publicity across fake media.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: chance_232 7/1/2019 6:26:26 PM (No. 111496)
In fairness..... the dogma at the time was that NK would capitulate before a meeting could take place. The Trump came along and asked " how did that work out for ya?" A then prodeeded to flip the apple cart. Trump thinks outside of the approved box and gets things done. It may be messy, but it is effective.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 7/1/2019 6:44:04 PM (No. 111509)
Maybe not, but he sure sucked up to Iran and gave them billions of dollars. That beats Trump meeting Kim Jong Un any day of the week.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: volksford 7/1/2019 7:10:25 PM (No. 111517)
Why in hell would Kim want to meet Obama...Kim has all the CDs he needs
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 7/1/2019 7:12:54 PM (No. 111522)
Well, of course not. The Zero was in favor of our enemies getting nuclear weapons.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: dwa 7/1/2019 7:20:41 PM (No. 111528)
Ah, but I'll bet Obama would have loved to have met the Mullah of Iran, and this POS Clapper would have been all for it. Hopefully, in the near future we will be seeing Clapper speaking from his federal cell.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jar 7/1/2019 7:27:50 PM (No. 111533)
They're really going to freak when Kim turns up at the White House. He's been invited. I wonder if it ever dawns on them that this is part of Trump's technique to get Kim to do what Trump wants.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/1/2019 7:57:51 PM (No. 111550)
Psst, Clapper! Obama had no nads, that's why he wouldn't dream of meeting with NK. Besides, Obama's dream of Communism would have been in direct competition with Kim Jong Un.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: ronniethek 7/1/2019 8:14:54 PM (No. 111562)
Why is this SOB not incarcerated?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: EQKimball 7/1/2019 8:20:02 PM (No. 111565)
Who cares whether Obama wanted to meet with Kim? It seems enough that it did not happen. Like Nixon, Trump gets credit for being the first. The inside baseball stuff is irrelevant. Trump should have known that Clapper and his ilk would simply deny it and therefore bringing it up provides the press a pointless distraction from the real story.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 7/1/2019 9:30:33 PM (No. 111600)
Why would Obama want to meet Un? He already got his Nobel Prize..... for being black.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: RenoVet68 7/1/2019 9:45:49 PM (No. 111617)
How did this guy ever become an Air Force General. Kissed a lot of military butt.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Omen55 7/1/2019 10:50:24 PM (No. 111649)
Well we certainly know BO wanted to meet Fidel.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: crashnburn 7/1/2019 11:08:51 PM (No. 111658)
If Clapper said the sun comes up in the East, I would get up early to verify!
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 7/2/2019 1:37:33 AM (No. 111690)
I would have turned down a meeting with jug-ears too. It would not be worth anybody's time and he would probably pickpocket your watch.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Trigger2 7/2/2019 4:20:20 AM (No. 111714)
This makes me wonder how many pallets of cash were sent to NK to entice the despot...
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