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Re: Dorian

Post by Surprise » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:45 am

Later in the day, The New York Times, citing three anonymous sources, said Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross "threatened to fire top employees" at NOAA over the Birmingham brouhaha. Ross denied the report. But The New York Times said, very specifically, that Ross "phoned Neil Jacobs, the acting administrator of NOAA, from Greece where the secretary was traveling for meetings and instructed Dr. Jacobs to fix the agency's perceived contradiction of the president." Later that day, NOAA came out with a B.S. statement that tried to support Trump despite all the available evidence at hand.
The statement "is now being examined by the Commerce Department's Office of Inspector General," The New York Times reported.
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Re: Dorian

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:01 pm

One doesn't normally think of the National Weather Service as being part of the "deep state" as it might be the NSA or Facebook, but ...
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Re: Dorian

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:59 pm

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Re: Dorian

Post by Witness » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:08 pm

Turns Out The White House Was Behind Ross’ NOAA Threats After All

On President Donald Trump’s orders, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to strong-arm the NOAA into supporting President Donald Trump’s baseless insistence that Alabama was in Hurricane Dorian’s path.

Trump had been complaining about a tweet from the Birmingham, Alabama National Weather Service office correcting his false statements for days, according to the Washington Post.

That griping led Mulvaney to press Ross to obtain a public disavowal of the Birmingham statement from acting NOAA Administrator Neil Jacobs, as first reported by the New York Times.

Ross reportedly called Jacobs on Friday and threatened him and other political staffers with termination should they not obey. Later that day, an unsigned statement went up on the NOAA website criticizing the Birmingham office for speaking in “absolute terms.”

After news broke that Commerce Department Inspector General Peggy Gustafson was looking into the unsigned statement, Senate Democrats wrote her to specifically ask that she see if White House officials were directly involved.
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Re: Dorian

Post by sparks » Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:03 am

One enormous horses ass is our dear POTUS.
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Re: Dorian

Post by robinson » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:30 pm

I think you mean the huge pile of horseshit that comes out of a giant horses ass
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat