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    White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    This is now the eleventh day of a scandal in which the White House instructed the NOAA to lie to the American people about the weather. And all because the President can't admit he made a mistake.

    WASHINGTON — The White House was directly involved in pressing a federal scientific agency to repudiate the weather forecasters who contradicted President Trump’s claim that Hurricane Dorian would probably strike Alabama, according to several people familiar with the events.

    Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, told Wilbur Ross, the commerce secretary, to have the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration publicly disavow the forecasters’ position that Alabama was not at risk. NOAA, which is part of the Commerce Department, issued an unsigned statement last Friday in response, saying that the Birmingham, Ala., office was wrong to dispute the president’s warning.

    In pressing NOAA’s acting administrator to take action, Mr. Ross warned that top employees at the agency could be fired if the situation was not addressed, The New York Times previously reported. Mr. Ross’s spokesman has denied that he threatened to fire anyone, and a senior administration official on Wednesday said Mr. Mulvaney did not tell the commerce secretary to make such a threat.
    White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump - The New York Times

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    This Admin certainly know how to breathe life into otherwise forgettable events....
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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    Holy **** this is completely insane. Just completely insane. I honestly cannot believe Trump is this obsessed with being right that he would continue to what is it, quintuple down on this absurdity?

    Unbelievable.
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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    This is now the eleventh day of a scandal in which the White House instructed the NOAA to lie to the American people about the weather. And all because the President can't admit he made a mistake.



    White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump - The New York Times
    Lather, Rinse, Repeat because we can never have enough threads on Trump said something his resistors hate....
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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    That is what this Administration has become... one sharpie pen to shelter the ego of a narcissistic lunatic's tweet, becomes an interdepartmental mess because of a contradiction tweet by the National Weather Service in Alabama, and ends up needing a warning for all of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration by the Department of Commerce secretary to no longer contradict that narcissistic lunatic... all so that same narcissistic lunatic can talk about it again claiming being right all along while flanked, and backed up, by his Homeland Security Adviser.

    Let all of that sink in.

    Oh yeah, and now everyone is having to back up President Umpa Lumpa some going so far as to say "(Trump) is genuinely interested in improving weather forecasts" (from the OP article.)

    ... about those history books and this period of US history we are living in.
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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    Quote Originally Posted by Obscurity View Post
    Holy **** this is completely insane. Just completely insane. I honestly cannot believe Trump is this obsessed with being right that he would continue to what is it, quintuple down on this absurdity?

    Unbelievable.
    Mulvaney and Ross need to be impeached, and all because the President had some weird brain fart and incorrectly said that a certain state would be hit by a hurricane. If he hadn't persisted with the sharpie idiocy, and if the NOAA scandal hadn't happened, literally nobody would be talking about this.

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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    Mulvaney and Ross need to be impeached, and all because the President had some weird brain fart and incorrectly said that a certain state would be hit by a hurricane. If he hadn't persisted with the sharpie idiocy, and if the NOAA scandal hadn't happened, literally nobody would be talking about this.
    This is just complete idiocy and a total laughing stock. We have a president who cannot let go of the fact he was wrong about a hurricane.

    Literally.

    This is our president.

    What a sad joke.
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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    Quote Originally Posted by trixare4kids View Post
    Lather, Rinse, Repeat because we can never have enough threads on Trump said something his resistors hate....
    You can thank Dear Leader for dragging it out. The clown has no concept of damage control.
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    Re: White House Pressed Agency to Repudiate Weather Forecasters Who Contradicted Trump

    Quote Originally Posted by trixare4kids View Post
    Lather, Rinse, Repeat because we can never have enough threads on Trump said something his resistors hate....
    Lather, Rinse, Repeat because that's all the tRumps can do with each new idiotic lie the President trots out and then defends for days- until the next stupid lie the tRumpers have to pretend is all fake news and decry as just haters gotta hate...

    Christ onna crutch, teenaged girls act more mature than this...

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