Quips, quotes, queries, qualms and quarrels regarding American politics, politicians, foreign policy and public accountability with particular attention to Drumpfen-putz Administration, the Drumpf Crime Family and the Mueller investigation.
Drumpf (on the phone) "Michael, uh, Michael
is in business.
He's really a businessman... and a fairly big business as I understand it. I
don't know his business...but this doesn't have to do with me.
Michael is a businessman. He's got a business. He also practices law, I would
say probably the big thing is his business and they're looking at something
having to do with his business. I have nothing to do with his business.
I can tell you... (sniff) he's a good
guy..." (mumbled, garbled, cross-talk)
"... He sometimes..."
[Faux und Freunds sofa jock]:
"But isn't his business your attorney, Mr President?"
Drumpf "Well, I have many,
many... just so you understand... I have many attorneys...
I have attorneys... uh, you...
Sadly, I have so many attorneys, youwouldn't even believe it."
Michael is somebody...
und Freunds sofa jock:] "How much of your... Mr President... How
much of your legal work was handled by Michael Cohen?"
percentage of my legal work... a tiny, tiny little fraction... But, Michael
would represent me and represent me on some
things. He represents me... like with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal he
represented me. And, you know, from what I see he did absolutely nothing wrong.
There were no campaign funds going into this..."
[Sofa Stoogette]: Then why is he
pleading the Fifth?
Drumpf: "... which would have been a problem. Because he's got
other things. He's got businesses, and from what I understand they're looking
at his businesses, and I hope he's in great shape. He's got
businesses and I hope he's in great shape but he's got businesses and his
lawyers probably told him to do that, but I'm not involved... and I'm not in'
... And I've been told I'm not involved, (crosstalk) frankly that's what came
out in the newspaper and I've been told I'm not involved... (mumble...)"
This blithering tirade
morphed through several topics and ended with a shouted, maniacal rant about the
2015 $700,000 campaign contribution made to Jill McCabe, wife of Andrew McCabe, the
Deputy Director of the FBI whom Drumpf/Sessions fired.
trio shined him on like the addled uncle at the Thanksgiving Dinner.
The POTUS is clearly bonkers, if I may use a technical term.