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    Sean Spicer: The person who managed Trump's campaign had a 'very limited role' in it

    Spin baby spin.

    Indeed, after today's revelation of what was common knowledge, that being an investigation into Trump's campaign, the professional apologist for Trump, Spicer, puts an interesting version of reality forward.

    Apparently, Paul Manafort, the cmapaign manager, had a very limited role within the campaign.

    Really. He said that.

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/sean-s...183717610.html

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday sought to downplay the roles of President Donald Trump's associates who might have had contacts with Russian officials during the campaign amid a high-profile congressional hearing on Russia's role in the 2016 election.
    During a press briefing, Spicer said some of those who are under investigation for their connections to Russia, which is thought to have interfered in the 2016 election to attempt to swing it in Trump's favor, didn't have prominent roles on the Trump campaign including one of Trump's former campaign managers.


    "At some point, people that got thrown around at the beginning of this hearing, some of those names, the greatest amount of interaction that they've had is [having] cease and desist letters sent to them," he said.
    Spicer said he was referring to people like Carter Page, an early foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign.
    "There is a fine line between people who want to be part of something that they never had an official role in and people who actually played a role in either the campaign or the transition," he said.


    When asked whether, in light of the recently announced FBI investigation into the matter, Trump stood by his comments that he's not aware of any contacts that his campaign associates had with Russia during the election, Spicer said he does.


    He then tried to downplay the role that Paul Manafort, Trump's campaign manager for a few months during the election, had in the campaign.


    "Obviously there's been discussion of Paul Manafort, who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time," Spicer said.


    Later during the briefing, another reporter followed up on Spicer's suggestion that Manafort played a "limited role" in the campaign, and Spicer clarified his comments.
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    Trump's Russian imbroglio isn't going to go away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Think for myself View Post
    Spin baby spin.

    Indeed, after today's revelation of what was common knowledge, that being an investigation into Trump's campaign, the professional apologist for Trump, Spicer, puts an interesting version of reality forward.

    Apparently, Paul Manafort, the cmapaign manager, had a very limited role within the campaign.

    Really. He said that.

    Sean Spicer: The person who managed Trump's campaign had a 'very limited role' in it

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday sought to downplay the roles of President Donald Trump's associates who might have had contacts with Russian officials during the campaign amid a high-profile congressional hearing on Russia's role in the 2016 election.
    During a press briefing, Spicer said some of those who are under investigation for their connections to Russia, which is thought to have interfered in the 2016 election to attempt to swing it in Trump's favor, didn't have prominent roles on the Trump campaign — including one of Trump's former campaign managers.


    "At some point, people that got thrown around at the beginning of this hearing, some of those names, the greatest amount of interaction that they've had is [having] cease and desist letters sent to them," he said.
    Spicer said he was referring to people like Carter Page, an early foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign.
    "There is a fine line between people who want to be part of something that they never had an official role in and people who actually played a role in either the campaign or the transition," he said.


    When asked whether, in light of the recently announced FBI investigation into the matter, Trump stood by his comments that he's not aware of any contacts that his campaign associates had with Russia during the election, Spicer said he does.


    He then tried to downplay the role that Paul Manafort, Trump's campaign manager for a few months during the election, had in the campaign.


    "Obviously there's been discussion of Paul Manafort, who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time," Spicer said.


    Later during the briefing, another reporter followed up on Spicer's suggestion that Manafort played a "limited role" in the campaign, and Spicer clarified his comments.
    I'm sorry. Being Campaign Manager for 3 months is not a "limited role".

    This is really getting Bizarro World.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dangermouse View Post
    Trump's Russian imbroglio isn't going to go away.
    It just got 10 feet higher..
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    just like Kellyanne he's fast losing respect among his peers. He even tried to claim that just because he reads a press clip doesn't mean he endorsed it. Yes it does. Why is he reading it from the podium during a press briefing then?
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    I imagine in a short time trump and his gang of goons will claim they don't even know Paul Manafort....Never met the man....Ah the smell of desperation
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    Quote Originally Posted by goldendog View Post
    It just got 10 feet higher..
    I saw the Wall specification today: 30 feet high, looks good from American side, hard to dig through.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dangermouse View Post
    I saw the Wall specification today: 30 feet high, looks good from American side, hard to dig through.
    Big and Beautiful was another Trump required spec..even if it adds billions to the cost that Mexico will never pay..

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    Yep, just like Flynn, a "volunteer". They probably stuffed envelopes and licked stamps. Sure that's it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by the watchman View Post
    just like Kellyanne he's fast losing respect among his peers. He even tried to claim that just because he reads a press clip doesn't mean he endorsed it. Yes, it does. Why is he reading it from the podium during a press briefing then?
    FFS! He lost it all on the first day. Spewing about Crowd Size and small---oops Yuge EC win of 304-306 FFS! Just better than Dubya only.
    Game Over for DC Bunny BOB Sean Spicer!



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    Really here! Cut Bunny BOB some slack here. A crying Baby on his podium FFS!

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