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Trump acknowledged he bears some blame
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Posted By: Dreadnought, 1/11/2021 9:52:05 PM

President Trump acknowledged that he bears some blame for the Capitol riot last week during a conversation with House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, a source familiar told Fox News. Two sources say McCarthy R-Calif., relayed the president’s sentiment on a call Monday with the House GOP Conference. McCarthy, on the call Monday with Republicans, agreed that Trump bore blame for the unrest which sent Congress into lockdown as they tried to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election last week. The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The riot left five people dead, including one Capitol Police officer.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 1/11/2021 10:15:48 PM (No. 657455)
He may as well admit that it’s over. He’s losing support from Republicans and everything is stacked against him. He’s becoming a non-person. I’m just being realistic. As they used to say in Brooklyn, “Wait til next year!”
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JL80863 1/11/2021 10:16:12 PM (No. 657457)
Another "source". Until there are names, I will just ignore this sort of trash.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: SweetSweetback 1/11/2021 10:18:07 PM (No. 657458)
Here we go again — the ubiquitous “unnamed source”.............(yawn!)....... This is journalism???
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Reply 4 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 1/11/2021 10:20:51 PM (No. 657462)
Some context would be helpful. I think the president did nothong wrong, and the shameful dems and their media arms are using tragedy for political gain. These cretins do not deserve the power they have.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lake Dweller 1/11/2021 10:31:26 PM (No. 657471)
BS. Fake news. Sadly, FNC now has the ‘credibility’ of The New York Times, i.e. NONE.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MFM 1/11/2021 10:39:20 PM (No. 657474)
Republicans stink, just absolute whores...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: harleynyc 1/11/2021 10:42:48 PM (No. 657476)
Hearsay BS. We don't fall for that anymore.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: rochow 1/11/2021 10:45:44 PM (No. 657480)
I don't care for McCarthy, consider him a chatterbox!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Californian 1/11/2021 11:01:43 PM (No. 657488)
Trump did nothing wrong but it's over anyway because as always the GOPe was intimidated by the MSM and turned tail when the fight started. Primary everyone who didn't support him.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: rockeysroomie 1/11/2021 11:02:03 PM (No. 657489)
Trump's to blame. Had his security team disguise themselves as antifa thugs and took the congressman's laptops. Ha, ha. Good job Donald! I wonder what Nancy has on her laptop?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/11/2021 11:56:52 PM (No. 657524)
We are back to getting the news through third party filters. I will wait for Trump to speak directly.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: john56 1/11/2021 11:56:52 PM (No. 657525)
McCarthy, like McConnell are what we say in Texas are "all hat, no cattle." With the exception of judges, McConnell did nada the last four years.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: GoodDeal 1/12/2021 12:07:17 AM (No. 657529)
Ok McCarthy and Fixed Snooze. This is fake as it gets. Trump would never say anything like that. This is total bullcrap.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: ragu 1/12/2021 12:27:47 AM (No. 657538)
Re: Pelosi's laptop. I have been trying to find out if Lt. General Tom Mcinerney has any validity or is he just a blowhard. I have seen a video, just the other day, of him saying that Pelosi's laptop was taken by special ops forces and that she is panicking due to the loss. This isn't the first time I've seen him say things about the election, stating that the Democrats were committing sedition/treason. If he isn't telling the truth someone should tell him to keep quiet. We already have too many conspiracy theories going around to keep up with. Heck, on Sat. someone was reporting the air traffic/air space over DC, was because Pres. Trump signed the Insurrection Act, and he "left the building", that the military was in control of the US. Later heard someone say that PT was in Geneva. Sorry for the rant.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Anti_democRAT 1/12/2021 12:28:06 AM (No. 657539)
There they go with their baseless claim that there was no fraud in the election. Too nad there wont be a senate trial to air all the evidence of voter and election fraud. Especially since not one single court heard it.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Surroundedbyblue 1/12/2021 12:38:57 AM (No. 657542)
The Republicans are reeling as the realization of the damage their siding with the Democrats on stealing the election from Trump and his voters is costing them. All of them, Dems and Republicans, have lost the consent of a significant number of the governed, and it is not something they will ever recover from. The Republicans have become a non-entity.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 1/12/2021 12:47:44 AM (No. 657549)
No, sir, you do not bear blame. Don't let them get away with this.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: judy 1/12/2021 1:32:36 AM (No. 657577)
Fox is no longer a reliable news source .....
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Reply 19 - Posted by: judy 1/12/2021 1:35:46 AM (No. 657581)
I suggest Trump not take any phone calls from republicans who did not support him....
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 1/12/2021 2:53:05 AM (No. 657597)
Another well organized plot by Dems. Shillary must be so thrilled.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: andyboy 1/12/2021 4:16:05 AM (No. 657617)
Leading Democrat acknowledges the election was stolen: Sources
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 1/12/2021 8:03:16 AM (No. 657755)
Fox continues to die by self-inflicted paper cuts. "A source familiar...." Yep, those flies on the wall are everywhere when you need to print something unsubstaniated.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Kate318 1/12/2021 8:27:03 AM (No. 657787)
Pure BS. Keep in mind that the left will be engaged in psychological warfare x1000 after they have engineered the greatest election theft in US history, followed by their fomenting violence at the Capitol Hill peaceful protest. And, #1, Trump never had “support from Republicans.” What happened over the last 2 months could NOT have happened without Republican complicity, on some level. If you mean that Trump’s base is turning on him, you are not one of them. Just being realistic.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: DVC 1/12/2021 10:57:40 AM (No. 657953)
"Sources"....which means this is Fake News, pure lies.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: DVC 1/12/2021 11:04:26 AM (No. 657965)
The mostly peaceful demonstration did NOT "leave 5 people dead", that is a lie. Four people in the area had "medical emergencies". Several of those have been clarified as fatal heart attacks, which are NOT any part of this event in any legitimate way. One of those medical emergencies was a Capitol officer, this has been clarified by even the Enemedia. The ONE death was caused by an unknown shooter murdering an unarmed protester. We STILL do not know the name of this mystery assassin. THAT is not right. Where is the investigation of the murder? Why isn't this person in custody? If this person was actually a Capitol officer (I am beginning to doubt that this is true) WHY isn't there at least a "shooting investigation" going on? All LE agencies that I am familiar with have the "officer involved" off of duty and an investigation is carried out to get to the bottom of the facts associated with ANY discharge of the firearm, but especially any death caused by the officer. WHAT THE HELL is going on in the coverup of the murder (assassination?) of Ashli Babbitt? Why are the Enemedia conflating unrelated heart attacks with this killing by some unknown shooter?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: DVC 1/12/2021 11:05:13 AM (No. 657967)
We need a new bumper sticker. "Who murdered Ashli Babbitt?"
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Strike3 1/12/2021 11:06:03 AM (No. 657972)
Well yeah, he was there wasn't he? Two miles away and talking but he was there.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan 1/12/2021 11:35:12 AM (No. 658021)
If anyone stoked this chaos at the Capitol, it was Mike Pence announcing he would not choose to send the electors back to the contested states. I know I was incensed here at home. He stabbed Pres. Trump in the back and will forever be Brutus.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: earlybird 1/12/2021 12:37:58 PM (No. 658088)
Only if urging the people to come to Washington and make themselves heard (as in lawful assembly, freedom of speech) in support of honest elections is something to be “blamed”….
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Reply 30 - Posted by: earlybird 1/12/2021 12:41:16 PM (No. 658091)
Shouldn’t John Roberts and the SCOTUS bear the blame? They did not act to prevent a fraudulent, unconstitutional national election. Some states went along with the fraud. The people noticed. Blame the President? No.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: earlybird 1/12/2021 12:42:08 PM (No. 658092)
#1 does not speak for me. He did not lose my respect. Nor my husband’s. Nor our friends’. Nor our son and grandaughter.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: earlybird 1/12/2021 12:54:48 PM (No. 658108)
Here’s what the President has to say (and this is from the NYT): President Trump on Tuesday showed no contrition or regret for instigating the mob that stormed the Capitol and threatened the lives of members of Congress and his vice president, saying that his remarks to a rally beforehand were “totally appropriate” and that the effort by Congress to impeach and convict him was “causing tremendous anger.” Answering questions from reporters for the first time since the violence at the Capitol on Wednesday, the president sidestepped questions about his culpability in the deadly riot that shook the nation’s long tradition of peaceful transfers of power. “People thought what I said was totally appropriate,” Mr. Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews, en route to Alamo, Texas, where he was set to visit the border wall. Instead, Mr. Trump claimed that racial justice protests over the summer were “the real problem.” “If you look at what other people have said, politicians at a high level about the riots during the summer, the horrible riots in Portland and Seattle and various other places, that was a real problem,” he said. So forget about Fox and its fake sources who probably faked what McCarthy said, too… https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/12/us/trump-texas-border-wall.html?campaign_id=60&emc=edit_na_20210112&instance_id=0&nl=breaking-news&ref=cta®i_id=108256783&segment_id=49062&user_id=68ed15cee0a36f3326a30763880aebdb
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