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WaPo: Trump “possibly violated a federal directive” by tweeting about jobs report before its release

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"Trump, like past presidents, is given a preview of the sensitive report before its official release, but a 1985 directive issued by the Reagan administration requires that the executive branch not comment on the information until an hour after it is made public."

This is one more instance of corruption in the Trump administration. Reagan sought to prevent insider trading and politization:

The rule governing comment on the jobs data was put in place for at least two reasons. First, financial markets respond immediately to the monthly report, and a premature release could lead to insider trading or market manipulation.

Second, there has been a strong effort to insulate this information from political leaders, as advance discussion of the data could make it seem politicized. During the Obama administration, Trump routinely said that the numbers in the jobs report had been tampered with to bolster Democrats’ political prospects.
Trump breaks with decades of protocol with tweet before release of jobs report
 

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Well now that Mueller, Stormy and countless other impeachable scandals have bit the dust, go with this.
 

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“Looking forward to seeing the employment numbers at 8:30 this morning,”

Stop the far left presses, he said he was looking forward to reading something!
 

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The Left Wingers are insane with hate.
The Washington Post can never be trusted to be honest.
 

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The Left Wingers are insane with hate.
The Washington Post can never be trusted to be honest.
Looking at this forum, you'd have to admit a lot of righties are consumed by hatred.
Just sayin'.
I know I am. I fucking hate liberals. Difference is my hatred is rational. I don't get bent out of shape about a photo of a mother and son and scream WHITE FUCKIG PRIVILEGE!!!!

Every fucking left wing piece of shit is a virtue signaling hypocritical scumbag.

FUCKING HATE THEM.
 
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Well now that Mueller, Stormy and countless other impeachable scandals have bit the dust, go with this.
Neither of those scandals has “bit the dust”.
 
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"Trump, like past presidents, is given a preview of the sensitive report before its official release, but a 1985 directive issued by the Reagan administration requires that the executive branch not comment on the information until an hour after it is made public."

This is one more instance of corruption in the Trump administration. Reagan sought to prevent insider trading and politization:

The rule governing comment on the jobs data was put in place for at least two reasons. First, financial markets respond immediately to the monthly report, and a premature release could lead to insider trading or market manipulation.

Second, there has been a strong effort to insulate this information from political leaders, as advance discussion of the data could make it seem politicized. During the Obama administration, Trump routinely said that the numbers in the jobs report had been tampered with to bolster Democrats’ political prospects.
Trump breaks with decades of protocol with tweet before release of jobs report
We got him this time!! Part 875,209
 
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You expect people to get outraged over an orange tweet promoting fake job statistics?

What happened to the vast Russian conspiracy, Stormy and the $130,000 bribe, his maffia lawyer going down...

Sad!

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Why do you keep pretending then the Mueller and stormy investigations are over? Typing things in a message board doesn’t necessarily make them true.
 

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"Trump, like past presidents, is given a preview of the sensitive report before its official release, but a 1985 directive issued by the Reagan administration requires that the executive branch not comment on the information until an hour after it is made public."

This is one more instance of corruption in the Trump administration. Reagan sought to prevent insider trading and politization:

The rule governing comment on the jobs data was put in place for at least two reasons. First, financial markets respond immediately to the monthly report, and a premature release could lead to insider trading or market manipulation.

Second, there has been a strong effort to insulate this information from political leaders, as advance discussion of the data could make it seem politicized. During the Obama administration, Trump routinely said that the numbers in the jobs report had been tampered with to bolster Democrats’ political prospects.
Trump breaks with decades of protocol with tweet before release of jobs report
We got him this time!! Part 875,209
Note that CrusaderFrank is not contradicting WaPo’s claim. He’s instead using the following strawman: “Trump will not be impeached for this!”.
Thank you.
 

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Why do you keep pretending then the Mueller and stormy investigations are over? Typing things in a message board doesn’t necessarily make them true.
No need to pretend comrade, you just need to look at the MSM headlines and it's clear that Stormy's 15 minutes of fame are over and that the 'breaking news' updates about Mueller's latest evidence have disappeared... the deep state really isn't trying to impeach the orange saviour anymore, it's just the traumatized minions of the most qualified corrupt princess in history that refuse to let go of their beliefs...

:coffee:
 

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It is almost never honest.
The WP is quite honest in promoting the deep state agenda, always good to know what they want you to believe...

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Friend, I wouldn't be siding with the far right anti-government freaks that thinks anything left of Genghis Khan is part of that deep state...Why? Because a socialist like you will be flashed down the same toilet if they get their way.
 
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You expect people to get outraged over an orange tweet promoting fake job statistics?

What happened to the vast Russian conspiracy, Stormy and the $130,000 bribe, his maffia lawyer going down...

Sad!

:coffee:
Vast Russian democrat Party conspiracy
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You expect people to get outraged over an orange tweet promoting fake job statistics?

What happened to the vast Russian conspiracy, Stormy and the $130,000 bribe, his maffia lawyer going down...

Sad!

:coffee:
Vast Russian democrat Party conspiracy
Pompeo vs. CrusaderFrank: Pompeo Affirms, Reluctantly, That Russia Tried to Help Trump Win
 

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