|The rumors are that Russia is considering turning over the NSA leaker as a "gift" to Donald Trump.
Trump has called Snowden a "spy" and a "traitor" who deserves to be executed, and now the US intelligence services have collected information that a Snowden handover is one of various ploys to "curry favor" with Trump. The intelligence has reportedly been gathered since the inauguration.
As for Snowden, his lawyers said they were unaware of any such plans, and Snowden himself said that it proves that he did not work with the Russian government, since no country would trade away spies, as the rest would fear they're next. Snowden's Russian lawyer denies the very possibility of such turn of events, saying that there are no reasons to extradite Snowden to the United States, and Russia is not the country that sells people.
In the meantime, former deputy national security adviser urged the Trump Administration to be cautious in accepting any offer from Russian President, because returning the spy would be a win-win for Russia. The US Justice Department said it would welcome the return of Edward Snowden, who is still facing federal charges that carry at least 30 years of jail time. Putin spokesman called talks about returning Snowden "nonsense."
Edward Snowden was working as a contractor at a National Security Agency where he stole top-secret documents that he allowed to publish in 2013, exposing details of the US domestic surveillance programs. After this, he fled to Hong Kong and ended up in Russia after being charged with violating the US Espionage Act. Russia granted him refuge and residency permit until 2020. Posted by:
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
|Uh,oh looks bad for him,nobody likes the guy who tells the truth.|
Even though many exclaim they want it.
What does Trump have to say?
Trump has called Snowden a "spy" and a "traitor" who deserves to be executed.
Can he do it with a Executive order?
|hes a hero to me.. i dont appreciate my country spying on me.. they should be looking at the Islamic civilian targeters... that said. i love Trump,so u take the great with the bad in life|
|At some point during his term all you Trumpliebers will be shielding your eyes only briefly peeking between your fingers because who can resist looking at a train wreck, those in denial will meekly try and shift blame or repeat trumpaganda but deep down they will realize that there blind devotion for change from the status quo should have been considered more carefully.|
|Att FOOL****** You just proved me right spouting your trumplusions and then by the end disagreeing with him, you only have to take off the blinders for a moment and all the signs are there to predict the future.|
|Truth is stranger than fiction.|
|that special brand of crazy must be exhausting but if you keep it up you may not notice the flames.|
|keep talking one day you'll believe what your saying hahaha|
|you dont know how much i really really really want to believe trump is a positive step forward but the sand box is to big for him, it has to be the right change not just change for the sake of change|
|posted by (2017-02-15 04:44:55)|
|Trump's Defense Secretary that has been on Russian Propaganda TV and called Russia about the sanctions Obama put in place and then lied about it, and who was then highlighted to Trump and Obama by the CIA as having lied and therefore being subject to Russia blackmail resigned yesterday.|
Who wants to talk about Hillary's "email scandal"? Anyone???
|posted by (2017-02-15 05:07:03)|
|i'd say the person doing all the whining (fool) is the only snowflake in the room. too many jackboots to the head, i guess lol. if you want to talk about temper tantrums, look no further than twitter and all the bs that whiny little kid you voted for is spewing out daily. all the problems in the world, and he's crying about Nordstroms. there's your "real man" haha. real men don't cry like little girls when they don't get their way.|
you don't "drain the swamp" by putting wall street execs & billionaires in ur cabinet. all the crying he did about goldman sachs, and he puts their ceo in charge of Treasury. thats pathetic. 3 weeks in, and already his ppl are resigning lol. can't wait for the impeachment hearings, i'll make sure i upload them for you
|if this happened hes screwed|
|posted by (2017-02-15 09:52:33)|
|meh who cares|
|Reading all this makes me smile, I'm British and thought our government was in a mess... Trumps playing with fire with cosying up to Russia it's gonna bite them in the ass, the Russian are not trust worthy, it's in their character as a nation of people, it's in their mentality and instilled in their up bringing to be dishonest, they think it's ok to be dishonest.... But on the flip side of that Trump has a point of America first, charity and stability begins at home, wish the British government and all the bleeding crying hearts for foreign nationals would understand that. As stated in previous comments,most of Trumps team are from Wall street so this should help build and stabilise your economy now you guys just need to start working a bit closer with China on that front and leave that broke ass country called Russia alone (maybe a few more sanctions)...|
|posted by (2017-02-15 17:03:55)|
|posted by (2017-02-15 19:30:11)|
|read this article; laughed then laughed harder at comments|
great share, thanks for posting it
|posted by (2017-02-15 22:01:54)|
|Like I've been harping, "You just cannot trust the Russians".... and the jokers(like the one above me)|
|posted by (2017-02-16 02:01:19)|
I would also have accepted Weird Unicorn Creep Living In Moms basement.
|"You People" make me laugh.. You all REALLY think it makes a difference whos in office? It DOESNT and it wont from now on. You know what made America "The Greatest Country on Earth" to start with? All the available untapped resources with very few people(The Indians)to lay claim to and take advantage of them. Sure "Capitalism" works great when theres so much to lay claim too everyone gets a piece and is happy to some degree and because people dont live so long we are really short sighted so thisll work. After a couple hundred years every individuals piece has been pieced together and reparceled out to bigger and more ravenous Capitalists. The little guy no longer gets a whole piece of the pie he gets a half piece then crumbs then a crumb now nothing. Think of this Country as a Tree. The big canopy of leaves up top you can see but what holds it all up is an even bigger structure of roots that you dont see. Right now theres no more nutrients to feed this tree so it starts to cannabilize its roots(the lil guy). Sure it still looks great on top leaves are fat and green but steadily the roots are dying and sooner then later the tree will fall and it wont matter whos fat and green up top everyone will suffer abnd die the same fate. Trump - Hillary doesnt matter theres nothing thats going tro make it all better the tree is sick and theres nothing left to capitalize on its all been cannabalized and we will fall soon enough no one can stop it|
|posted by (2017-02-16 09:39:35)|
|Rumors, just rumors. Give me facts. I'll believe it, if and when it happens.|
|The clues are clear. Snowden went to China's Hong Kong first then Russia...|
And now although a rumor, it reveals how that whole tiny hands pee aficionado Trump Traitor Tyrant is in debt to Putin's Russia.
The U.S. is screwed either way...unless you guys vote to have Trump impeached and investigated.
|Curry favor ??...lol the term is "carry favour"|
(idiomatic) To seek to gain favor by flattery or attention.
Wikipedia references a satirical poem about a horse named Fauvel that sycophants would comb in order to earn favors for themselves. Alternatively, to "carry favor" means to prefer one over the other, or to bestow preferential treatment upon someone else. (Note that "favor" is the US spelling of "favour".)
TL/DR: "curry favor" is to flatter the powerful for preferential treatment, "carry favor" is to bestow preferential treatment upon others, and Americans are simple people who dislike extraneous vowels.
|Seems like Putin and Trump are developing quite a bromance.|
I just find it extremely funny that during the campaign the Republicans were shouting that Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed "Democratic Socialist", would likely be too cozy with Russia
Now, their own candidate got elected and that's exactly what he's doing.
Regardless of their party, Politician = Hypocrite = Liar = Untrustworthy Douche-Bag = Big Money Puppet = Crook, and so on.
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