Former Rep Trey Gowdy to join Trump legal team

Gowdy is a star: a logical, ethical, no-nonsense man. He commands a magical use of words and a great sense of humor.

Former GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy — once an advocate of Congress’s oversight powers — has been tapped to join President Donald Trump’s personal legal team in its fight against the House impeachment inquiry.

“I am pleased to announce that former Congressman Trey Gowdy is joining our team as Counsel to the President,” Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said in a statement Wednesday night. “I have known Trey for years and worked with him when he served in Congress. His legal skills and his advocacy will serve the President well. Trey’s command of the law is well known and his service on Capitol Hill will be a great asset as a member of our team.”

Trump told reporters on Thursday that Gowdy could not formally join the team until January 2020 due to lobbying restrictions…

Read more at https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/trump-impeachment-inquiry/former-rep-trey-gowdy-joins-trump-legal-team-n1064466

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Trump explains the hardest part of his job

If you wonder why we no longer see the live footage of our warriors coming home it is because the Bush Admin forbade the airing of dead soldiers. I think it is time we have breaking news cut into prime time TV when our brothers and sisters come home. Too few Americans know that we die daily overseas and I think it is time they are reminded of this fact. I say it’s time to show our warriors’ final flights. – Comment on this video by Schutzstaffel Hastag

The comments are worth reading. Sometimes comments are the best part of articles and videos.

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Chinese Imports Of US Pork Soar To The Highest Ever As Beijing Faces Food Crisis

In a time when China is losing between a third and half of its pig herds as a result of the unprecedented decimation unleashed by African swine fever – less affectionately known as pig ebola – which has sent wholesale pork prices in China soaring to all time highs…

… China is increasingly finding itself at America’s mercy.

As Bloomberg reports, as China’s hog herd is collapsing, Beijing’s imports of U.S. pork exploded to a weekly record.

According to USDA data, in the week ended Oct. 3, pig imports soared to 142,200 metric tons, more than 7 times greater than September’s total shipments of 19,900 tons.

China signaled it may import as much as 400,000 tons to stem a domestic shortfall, and it now appears that the US may be the easiest source of said pigs, which needless to say grants the US substantial leverage in the ongoing trade talks. The swine fever outbreak killed millions of pigs. The country also appeared poised to boost purchases of agriculture products as a good-will gesture before talks between Washington and Beijing on easing trade tensions….

https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/chinese-imports-us-pork-soar-highest-ever-beijing-faces-pig-crisis

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