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Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.

President Trump on Wednesday departed the National Christmas Tree lighting event without White House staff notifying a pool of reporters assigned to monitor the president's movements of his whereabouts following a logistical mixup.

Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.
 

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.



Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.

Why don't you post your "My bets" in CT and save many the trouble of suffering through this :bs?
 

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Or he could just be behaving like the coward that he is and didn't want to face the media.
 

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.



Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.

Trump.... responding to Russia with military force? Surely you jest?
 

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.



Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.

4. He likes to tweak the noses of the press and watch the hyperventilation of the libs.

Seriously, who cares if the press doesn't go with him?
 

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.



Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.
They inform the press of the President's movements as a courtesy. Someone dropped the ball - look up Occam's Razor.
 

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I hope it is for something petty and silly.
 

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.



Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.

I think the most likely reason is that Trump knew if he did this, you would rush to your computer and type out another "I hate Trump" thread.
 

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Actually, that would be a boon for Putin. Really galvanize the public behind him.

But rocket88, isn't everything a boon to Putin in the end?

If Trump sanctions Russia, the Russian people rally behind Putin. Thus a boon to Putin.

If Trump gives military equipment and aid to Russia's opponents in places such as the Ukraine, the Russian people rally behind Putin. Thus a boon to Putin.

If Trump does absolutely nothing, then Russia operates with a free hand and dominates its geopolitical region. Thus a boon to Putin.

What could Trump possibly do that would not end up being a boon to Putin?
 

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Why don't you post your "My bets" in CT and save many the trouble of suffering through this :bs?

The left is so disheartened about Trump still being president that they have to post nonsense like this. Next up: Trump had to go to the bathroom and left the press behind.
 

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But rocket88, isn't everything a boon to Putin in the end?

If Trump sanctions Russia, the Russian people rally behind Putin. Thus a boon to Putin.

If Trump gives military equipment and aid to Russia's opponents in places such as the Ukraine, the Russian people rally behind Putin. Thus a boon to Putin.

If Trump does absolutely nothing, then Russia operates with a free hand and dominates its geopolitical region. Thus a boon to Putin.

What could Trump possibly do that would not end up being a boon to Putin?

That's where it gets tricky. I think Trump's mostly been doing ok, except for his obsequious performance in Helsinki.
 

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President Donald Trump has abruptly left behind his eyes and ears on the ground. The press pool is not with the President. The President offered no explanation, and will not be doing anymore events tonight.

There seems to be three ongoing rumors as to why:

1. President Trump has had a medical emergency.
2. The Russian War with Ukraine is heating up and they are preparing a massive military response to it.
3. Something happened with the Mueller Investigation.

There's a fourth stated reason from the WHCA as simply a "logistical glitch." The WH has not responded.



Trump leaves press pool behind at National Christmas Tree lighting


I'm not buying the logistical mix up theory. Unless he is simply trolling the press, or practicing for an escape. He's been President for two years, and the people who make his scheduling have all been there for at least two years. They know what's up. They know how to do their jobs.

My bet: two seems most likely.

Perhaps Trump is wrapping the Ukraine up with a bow on top for his buddy Vlad.
 

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Amazing that Trump supporters cannot understand what the press pool is, and why it is unlikely that they were unintentionally left behind.

Members of the protective press pool — a group of reporters assigned to remain with the president and document his activities — indicated shortly after 6:30 p.m. that Trump had returned to the White House without any warning or comment from staffers.

Reporters were briefly held at the Ellipse outside the White House without any immediate indication of where the president had gone. They were later notified that Trump had returned to the White House via motorcade without the press pool in tow.

If Trump likes his "private time" so much he should go back to private life.
 

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Amazing that Trump supporters cannot understand what the press pool is, and why it is unlikely that they were unintentionally left behind.



If Trump likes his "private time" so much he should go back to private life.

Word is DOJ notified Trump's legal team about Cohen's plea deal Wednesday Night....Now we know why he left the ceremony abruptly. It wasn't because he was trolling the press like the Trump supporters would like us to believe. It's because he was scared and potentially hiding stuff from them.
 
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