Trump's 'promise' to foreign leader sparked whistleblower complaint

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2019/09/18/738899.html

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There’s so many to choose from that it’s legitimately tough to guess. It’s basically a matter of “pull an autocrat from a hat” (worst party game ever) and chances are it makes sense.

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He promised to let Putin know who all the US operatives are working in Russia?

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I would add Mohammad bin Salman to that list.

Of course, this is Trump, so I wouldn’t be surprised if he promised to give nuclear secrets to Prince Albert of Monaco.

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Trump should have to wear a body cam during business hours (excluding bathroom breaks) with a live feed to CSPAN.

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Too bad Congress has lost the directions to the secret location of its balls. They should be jailing these witnesses that are scoffing at subpoenas, for instance. They could defund the White House staff budget until it’s just Cheeto Benito and his personal secretary in the building until he stops this blanket executive privilege nonsense.

It’s in the damn Constitution. Why don’t they make some bold moves, and make the people believe in them again?

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One can only hope that the planet survives, that our government recovers, and that our grandchildren and their grandchildren read about these times with absolute incredulity. If every aspect of this blight on our country’s history doesn’t seem heinously absurd, it means we have failed.

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Empires have failed throughout history.

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The foreign leader that Trump made a promise to turns out to be Ch’HAR’Fwee, Supreme Mutilator of the Orion Horde, but since he only wants the brain stems of the already-born children of big city liberals, the conservative base will be OK with it.

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Its not “the people” they feel have a need to believe in them. Its their donors. Once this begins to make sense, everything else just falls into place. Congress is working just fine, thank you very much. Theyre just not working for you.

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Every. Fucking. Day.

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Wouldn’t it be great if Trump were busy keeping his promises to America

No, not really.

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They suck balls, in their present incarnation.

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MBS or Netanyahu

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Yeah, Netanyahu is a strong contender. It could also be Erdogan, but there’s a lower probability that it is him.

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:cold_sweat:

Gee, I wonder if that whistleblower is safe and has some reliable protection [and no I am not concern-trolling] because dang, this sounds like hot news.

https://twitter.com/Susan_Hennessey/status/1174516474083516416

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Considering some of the promises he made… No I think I like this version of him better.

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Trump made illicit promises to a foreign leader?
To quote “Princess Bride” … Inconceivable.

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