Russia Attacked Us. 7 Months Later, Trump Still Won’t Admit It.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer today yet again refused to definitively say whether President Donald Trump believes Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Rather than answer with a simple “yes” or “no,” Spicer plead ignorance — “I have not sat down to talk to him about that specific thing.” — but we all know that’s impossible; especially as Trump stands accused of obstructing a federal investigation into whether his own campaign worked with Russia to get the job done and 16 intelligence agencies concluded Russia was behind the attacks on our election.

American Bridge Vice President Shripal Shah statement on Trump’s willful ignorance on Russian efforts to derail our democratic process:

“The President of the United States is seemingly the last person in the entire country to admit that Vladimir Putin’s Russia attacked our country. Think about that for a second — as Russia is threatening to attack American […]

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Spicer Questions: Welcome Back (For Now) Edition

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions: 

1. So, what’s in the health care bill?

2.Have you seen the secret Trumpcare CBO score? Will you share with the American people whether the Senate version of Trumpcare kicks more or less than 23 million off of their health insurance like the House version?

3. Did President Trump know Paul Manafort had two dinners with his Russian Army-trained Ukrainian business partner Konstantin Kilmnik while serving as his campaign manager? 

4. How will President Trump’s $50 million in debt to Deutsche Bank impact his plans to overhaul banking regulations? 

5. Why has the White House refused to do an on-camera press briefing for eight days? Is the White House phasing out these briefings altogether?

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Spicer Questions: Welcome To Workforce Development Week, Same As Infrastructure Week

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions: 

1. Can you say once and for all the President is bluffing about having tapes?

2. Why did President Trump and Secretary of State Tillerson give opposing statements about the boycott and blockade of Qatar led by Saudi Arabia?

3. Does the White House support Senate Republicans moving forward on Trumpcare behind closed doors and bringing the bill to the floor without a hearing?

4.Does President Trump have faith in his Justice Department to win a lawsuit filed by Maryland and Washington DC arguing he is violating the Constitution by accepting foreign payments from his businesses?

5. Will Reince Preibus have a job in the White House after July 4th?

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Spicer Questions: Solving Terrorism One Tweet At A Time Edition

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions: 

1. Is President Trump really going to sign a bill today? Or were you lying again and in reality, it’ll be just another “decision memo” like yesterday? 

2. Is President Trump frustrated with Attorney General Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia investigation because he wanted Sessions to put an end to it? 

3. If President Trump knew Qatar was funding “radical ideology” and he encouraged Arab leaders to cut ties as he claimed credit for this morning, why is Qatar not included in the travel ban? 

4. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said former FBI Director James Comey is expected to speak openly about conversations with President Trump in his testimony on Thursday. Will the President now release his infamous secret tapes? Do they actually exist? 

5. Will Vice President Pence’s voter fraud commission […]

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Spicer Questions: Make America Like Syria And Nicaragua Again Edition

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions:

1. World leaders stated clearly the Paris Climate Accord will not be renegotiated. Why is President Trump lying and saying he will renegotiate?

2. Hurricane season started yesterday and President Trump has failed to put anyone in charge of FEMA or NOAA which oversees the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service. What will happen if there is a hurricane?

3.  Does the White House support raising taxes on 177 million Americans who get health care through their employer as Senate Republicans are considering?

4. Isn’t it the antithesis of draining the swamp for the Trump administration to employ 74 lobbyists including 49 who now work for the agencies they used to lobby?

5. Why was the Trump administration preparing to lift sanctions on Russia in January? Was it part of a secret agreement […]

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Spicer Confirms: White House Recklessly Ignored Concerns of a “Compromised” Michael Flynn…

…And Backs Away From White House Talking Point Denying Collusion with Russia

During this afternoon’s briefing, Sean Spicer confirmed two bombshell revelations that should send chills down the spine of the public. In an attempt to sweep the growing controversy surrounding former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn under the rug, Spicer finally confirmed that: 

1. The White House took no action once warned about Flynn being compromised. For 18 days Michael Flynn’s security access was not restricted despite the fact the White House was told by non-partisan officials at the Department of Justice told that Flynn could be compromised by Russia and subject to blackmail.

2. Spicer admitted White House talking point denying collusion with Russia was false. In a welcome rebuke of the President’s delusional rhetoric, Spicer also admitted the Director of National Intelligence James Clapper could not rule the possibility there was collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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Spicer Questions: “Essentially Blackmailed By The Russians” Edition

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary to answer the following questions: 

1. When was the last time President Trump spoke to Michael Flynn?

2. Does the White House agree with Sally Yates’ statement “to state the obvious, you don’t want your National Security Adviser compromised with the Russians.” If so, why did the President take 18 days to fire him?

3. Why was Michael Flynn allowed to participate in a call with President Trump and President Vladimir Putin two days after the White House learned from Sally Yates he could be compromised by the Russians?

4. Is President Trump going to send 3,000-5,000 more troops to Afghanistan?

5. Why did White House aides try and enlist the Canadian Prime Minister to persuade President Trump to stay in NAFTA?

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Spicer Questions: “We Have All The Funding We Need Out Of Russia” Edition

American Bridge Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions: 

1. Did Jared Kushner instruct his sister to mention his influence in the White House as part of her sales pitch to Chinese investors for their family company? Is that a standard part of the company pitch?

2. Does the White House support sanctuary cities legislation signed into law in Texas that threatens police officers with fines and jail time?

3. Has Russian investment in Trump golf clubs increased since 2014 when Eric Trump said the clubs “have all the funding we need out of Russia?”

4. Why did Secretary Tom Price lie on Meet the Press about coverage becoming more affordable for people with pre-existing conditions under Trumpcare?

5. Is it fair that taxpayers are on the hook for an extra $61 million this year alone to cover travel costs for President Trump and his […]

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FACT CHECK: Sean Spicer lied about Trumpcare and preexisting conditions 

“Sean Spicer just lied through his teeth to every American who needs or ever will need health coverage for a preexisting condition – such as cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Trumpcare would cripple the protections that guarantee coverage to Americans who suffer from such conditions, which is one of the main reasons that the leading patient advocacy and medical organizations in the country are opposing it. Donald Trump and his administration are shamelessly doing all they can to hide the truth about Trumpcare from the public; they only care about gutting healthcare in America so they can cut taxes for the rich,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates.    

To view video of Spicer’s claims from today’s White House press briefing that Trumpcare continues and “builds on” the Affordable Care Act’s protections for Americans with preexisting conditions, click HERE.

FACT CHECK:

American Medical Association, 4/27/2017: […]

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Spicer Questions: This Is What Desperation Looks Like Edition

Trump War Room Rapid Response Director Emily Aden calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions:

1. Did the White House refuse to turn over documents pertaining to Michael Flynn to the House Oversight Committee because it knew about the DOD Inspector General investigation?

2. Does President Trump realize that the Ninth Circuit Court, which he unconstitutionally threatened to split up, is not the court that ruled against his sanctuary cities order?

3. Is President Trump pushing the House to pass legislation to strip away protections for pre-existing conditions for everyone but Members of Congress just so he has a pseudo accomplishment to talk about on Saturday?

4. Did President Trump consult with his sons Eric and Don Jr. in writing a tax ‘plan’ that could save the Trump businesses millions in taxes?

5.  Donald Trump has threatened members of his own party, any news outlet that writes something critical, protesters, federal […]

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