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 Johnny Hopper, on 19 October 2018 - 11:54 AM, said:

Thought reporter did a good job distancing CNN from that claim though
That was all hammered out off camera, prior to going live on tv.

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View PostJack Tripper, on 19 October 2018 - 12:18 PM, said:

Not really. Im deranged? I didn’t even say I believed it, but no it doesn’t sound far fetched. Ignore my second paragraph because it suits your crazy ass to assume i whole heartedly believe the first part. Sounds like you’re the deranged one, fabricating your own reality, AGAIN. RIP Seth Rich.

It's far fetched. Hillary having Seth Rich ( or anybody else ) killed is also far fetched.

I refuse to take anybody seriously claiming these things are likely scenarios. I call you deranged because you know better than to buy into this crap, but you can't admit fault with any conspiracy theory involving Trump, no matter how ridiculous.

None of the Conservatives in here bought into Pizzagate or suggested it was true. But every lefty here believes every single collusion story and every single pissing hooker story. That is derangement defined:

Derangement is the state of being mentally ill and unable to think or act in a controlled way.[/font][/color]

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 Johnny Hopper, on 19 October 2018 - 01:57 PM, said:

It's far fetched. Hillary having Seth Rich ( or anybody else ) killed is also far fetched.

I refuse to take anybody seriously claiming these things are likely scenarios. I call you deranged because you know better than to buy into this crap, but you can't admit fault with any conspiracy theory involving Trump, no matter how ridiculous.
Who bought into it? No where near as much as you bought into Clinton having Seth Rich murdered. I said it doesn’t sound far fetched, doesnt mean I buy into it. I’m not buying into the idea that it’s implausible. Keep suggesting I believe that theory, because that’s what delusional people do.

Jared being in Trump’s ear could just be due to all the business deals he has with the Saudis. That sounds even more plausible. Either way, there’s questions about conflicts of interest. Can’t trust this administration to do the right thing because of what it might do to their personal business relationships with the Saudis.

Delusional- A belief or altered reality that is persistently held despite evidence or agreement to the contrary, generally in reference to a mental disorder.

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Saudi Arabia confirms journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after fight inside consulate

Kim Hjelmgaard, Deirdre Shesgreen  |  USA TODAYUpdated 1 minute ago
Trump says missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi appears to be dead

The president has vowed "very severe" consequences if the Saudi government is found responsible for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. He was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.


Jamal Khashoggi died during a fight inside Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Saudi authorities confirmed late Friday. The announcement, made on state TV and also released via the official Saudi Press Agency, comes more than two weeks after the missing journalist disappeared after entering the diplomatic compound in Turkey.

Saudi Arabia's attorney general said that 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested in connection with the case. None were identified.

It is the first time that the kingdom has admitted that Khashoggi is dead.

Earlier Friday, Turkish crime-scene investigators expanded their search for the remains of Khashoggi to a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkish media reported Friday.

Khashoggi was last seen entering Saudi Arabia's diplomatic compound 17 days ago. No evidence has surfaced to prove he ever left, and audio and video recordings obtained by Turkish security officials indicate he may have been dismembered inside the consulate.

Search teams probing Khashoggi's disappearance have started scouring Belgrade Forest for his remains because they believe several vehicles owned by the consulate drove to the area on Oct. 2 – the day Khashoggi vanished – according to Yeni Safak, a pro-government newspaper. The forest is located about 20 miles outside Istanbul.

It is the first time investigators have begun looking outside Istanbul for evidence of Khashoggi’s remains. For the last two weeks, the focus has been on the consulate and Saudi consul’s general residence. Investigators have also dug up gardens and pored over surveillance images to build up a picture of Khashoggi’s final movements as well as those of 15 Saudi nationals suspected of involvement in his disappearance.

The apparent development comes as President Donald Trump has seemed to shift his thinking on the case. Asked late Thursday if he thought the Saudi dissident was dead, the president said it "certainly looks that way to me" and vowed "very severe" consequences for Saudi Arabia if it is proved to be behind Khashoggi's murder.

It's an about-face that follows heavy criticism of Trump for appearing in recent days to prioritize the U.S. security relationship with the Middle Eastern country over what Turkish reports indicate may be an extrajudicial execution carried out by members of an assassination squad with ties to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Trump said he wants to wait for Saudi Arabia and Turkey to conclude their investigations before deciding on what action to take.

Amid rising international condemnation over the affair, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged patience. After returning Wednesday from an answers-seeking trip to Riyadh and Ankara, he said the Saudis should be given "a few more days" to complete their investigation. Pompeo also denied claims that while on his trip he heard Turkey's audio evidence of Khashoggi's alleged torture and murder inside the consulate. His assertion was backed up by Turkey's foreign minister Friday, who said no evidence was shared.

The New York Times reported late Thursday that the Saudis may be preparing to blame Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, an adviser to the crown prince, for Khashoggi’s killing. The paper said the monarchy may claim that the general was given the go-ahead from the crown prince to detain Khashoggi for an interrogation in Saudi Arabia, but that he either misunderstood the instructions or overstepped his authorization and killed Khashoggi.

Saudi experts, dissidents, U.S. congressional figures and leading human rights organizations say this would amount to scapegoating. “U.N. involvement is the best guarantee against a Saudi whitewash or attempts by other governments to sweep the issue under the carpet to preserve lucrative business ties with Riyadh,” said Robert Mahoney, deputy executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists.

The ongoing revelations have led to speculation that there could be a shake-up in the Saudi royal family or a reassessment of MBS's powers

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 bazooka, on 19 October 2018 - 11:00 AM, said:

Pussy alert^^^

Lol he’s such a girl. He makes a joke and it’s all cool. I make one and cries to daddy.