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Cheatin’ baseball and the worry about the future

As goes baseball, so goes America. There aren’t many things a time traveler from 150 years ago would recognize about modern America. Baseball is one of them. Once he got over the shock of $10 hotdogs and $20-million second basemen, the bases are still 90 feet apart. It’s still three strikes and you’re out. The curtain will soon rise on the 2020 season with a mushrooming scandal clouding the future. By now, everyone — even non-baseball people — knows the Houston Astros cheated their way to the 20...
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From ‘Junk Bond King’ To Abramoff Pal, Trump’s Pardon List Dredges Swamp

Blago’s not the only one off the hook Tuesday. In addition to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s commutation, President Donald Trump used his pardon power on several less-than-savory characters, including an infamous ‘80s investor known as the “junk bond king.” The king, Michael Milken, was convicted decades ago of securities fraud, and his allies have tried ever since to secure a presidential pardon. Milken was fined $600 million and spent 22 months in prison for what Bloomberg News call...
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Report Criticizes SEAL Recruits With 'Unhealthy Sense Of Entitlement'

President Trump often points to retired Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher as the epitome of a SEAL. But to some in tha tight-knight community, Gallagher is the exact opposite.
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Army Isn’t Investigating Lt. Col. Vindman, Despite Trump’s Tweets

The Army officer and former National Security Council staffer who testified in the impeachment inquiry is not under Army investigation, a knowledgeable Defense Department official told The Daily Beast. But veteran Army officers caution that the lack of an investigation does not necessarily mean Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman has escaped reprisal. Ever since Vindman was escorted out of the White House on Friday, along with his twin brother, there has been intense speculation over the future of his mi...
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Trump’s Pardoned War Criminal Trashes His Ex-SEAL Teammates As ‘Cowards’

Former U.S. Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who was pardoned by President Donald Trump after he was convicted for a war crime, posted videos on social media bashing several members of his former platoon as “cowards” and singling them out by name. In a video hashtagged with #thetruthiscoming on Facebook and Instagram, Gallagher railed against “all the lies” that were “said about me by certain cowards in my platoon.” “For those who have and continue to slander my name, the truth is coming,” he warne...
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'Cowards': Eddie Gallagher tears into Navy SEALs who testified against him and discloses information that could endanger those on active duty

The 3-minute diatribe reveals the names, photos and statuses of Navy SEALs. Those details are usually safeguarded for their protection, officials say.
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Navy SEAL Leader Accused Of War Crimes Threatens Defamation Suit Against NY Times Reporter For Revealing Videos & Text Of Men Who Reported Him (techdirt)

The NY Times recently published quite a story, sharing videos and text messages of various Navy SEALs who had reported to officials their concerns with Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher was then put on trial for war crimes and mostly acquitted last summer. The one charge he was convicted for resulted in a demotion and a confinement sentence, but President Trump stepped in and reversed that decision, leading to some turmoil within the military, as many leaders were not at all ha...
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Navy Seal Edward Gallagher described by his own unit as 'evil', 'toxic' and 'perfectly OK with killing anybody'

The navy SEAL whose demotion after being convicted of posing next to the corpse of a captured Islamic State prisoner was overturned by Donald Trump has been described as “toxic” and “evil” by members of his own unit. Explosive testimony obtained by the New York Times has reignited the controversy over Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher, one of three US servicemen facing war crimes allegations who were pardoned by the American president. The Gallagher case polarised American public opinion with ...
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NYT: Leaked videos show SEALs describing Eddie Gallagher's conduct

Members of SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon described their platoon leader, retired Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, as "toxic" and "evil," according to video recordings of the interviews obtained by The New York Times.
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Leaked videos show SEALs describing Eddie Gallagher's conduct

Members of SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon described their platoon leader, retired Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, as "toxic" and "evil," according to video recordings of the interviews obtained by The New York Times.
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Navy SEAL slams Trump for pardoning Eddie Gallagher: 'Shooting civilians and executing prisoners shouldn't be' political

"When you look at politicians getting involved in military justice ... with their involvement, it isn't justice," the SEAL said.
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Navy SEAL cleared by Trump called 'freaking evil' by comrades

A Navy SEAL platoon leader controversially pardoned of war crimes by US President Donald Trump was described as "toxic" and "freaking evil" by fellow Iraq veterans, The New York Times reported Friday. Video testimony to war crimes investigators published by the daily shows former members of Eddie Gallagher's elite commando unit accusing him of shooting at a 12-year-old and brings up rumors that Gallagher targeted civilians. "The guy is freaking evil," special operator first class Craig Miller,...
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Eddie Gallagher: Navy SEAL reinstated by Trump described as 'freaking evil' by comrades, leaked testimony reveals

The Navy SEAL commander accused of war crimes and recently hosted at Mar-a-Lago by Donald Trump who intervened on his behalf, was described by fellow fighters as “toxic” and “freaking evil”.Eddie Gallagher was acquitted after a war crimes prosecution in the murder of a 17-year-old of Isis prisoner, but convicted of posing with his corpse. He was demoted by military authorities until the intervention of Mr Trump, who invited him to his Florida estate.
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Navy SEALs Detail Eddie Gallagher’s Gruesome Alleged War Crimes: Report

"I saw Eddie take a shot at probably a 12-year-old kid," one SEAL told investigators.
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Navy Seal pardoned of war crimes by Trump described by colleagues as 'freaking evil'

Eddie Gallagher ‘OK with killing anything that moved’, Iraq veterans told investigators in testimony obtained by New York TimesA Navy Seal platoon leader controversially cleared of war crimes by Donald Trump was a “toxic” character who was “OK with killing anything that moved”, according to fellow Iraq veterans who reported his conduct to military investigators. Related: 2019: the year US foreign policy fell apart Continue reading...
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Navy Seal pardoned of war crimes by Trump described by colleagues as 'freaking evil'

Eddie Gallagher ‘OK with killing anything that moved’, Iraq veterans told investigators in testimony obtained by New York TimesA Navy Seal platoon leader controversially cleared of war crimes by Donald Trump was a “toxic” character who was “OK with killing anything that moved”, according to fellow Iraq veterans who reported his conduct to military investigators.The explosive testimony was published Friday by the New York Times, which obtained previously unseen video interviews and text messages ...
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New York Times: Leaked videos show SEALs describing Gallagher's conduct

Members of SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon described their platoon leader, retired Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, as "toxic" and "evil," according to video recordings of the interviews obtained by The New York Times.
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Members of SEAL Team 7 called behavior by the leader Trump intervened to help 'toxic' and 'evil,' according to recordings of interviews obtained by The NY Times

Members of SEAL Team 7 Alpha Platoon described their platoon leader, retired Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, as "toxic" and "evil," according to video recordings of the interviews obtained by The New York Times.
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Navy Seal accused of war crimes meets Trump and thanks him for pardon

Eddie Gallagher convicted of posing with dead boy of teenage Islamic State terrorist posts photographs with TrumpA former Navy Seal controversially granted clemency for war crimes by Donald Trump last month was photographed with the president in Florida at the weekend, and handed over a gift to thank him for reversing his demotion.Chief petty officer Eddie Gallagher, who was convicted of posing with the dead body of a teenage Islamic State terrorist he had just killed in Iraq in 2017, posted pho...
Tags: Florida, Navy, Islamic State, Iraq, US news, US politics, US military, Donald Trump, Trump, Andrea, Melania Trump, Trumpa, Eddie Gallagher, Palm Beach Continue


Trump, Giuliani Spoke Briefly at Mar-a-Lago Party on Saturday

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump spoke briefly with personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who’s under federal investigation, on Saturday night during a gathering at his private resort in Palm Beach, Florida.Trump and the former New York mayor saw each other at the event, a Studio 54-themed party at the Mar-a-Lago club, said Giuliani spokeswoman Christianné Allen.The president and Giuliani said a quick hello but didn’t have a full meeting, said a person familiar with the matter. A jacketless Giulia...
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Convicted SEAL Eddie Gallagher thanks President Trump with a 'little gift' from Iraq

Retired Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who kept his Trident pin after President Trump intervened in his war crimes case, met with the commander in chief ahead of the Christmas holiday to “thank” him with a “little gift” from his service in Iraq.  
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SEAL at center of war crimes case retires from Navy as planned

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher has retired from the Navy, capping off a career that gained national attention when President Donald Trump controversially intervened in a war crimes case on his behalf.
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Opinion: Trump's support for Gallagher is misguided

In a Washington Post opinion piece, Richard Spencer -- the recently-fired Secretary of the Navy -- describes in stunning detail the degree to which President Trump involved himself in the case of Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL acquitted of murdering an ISIS captive but convicted of posing for a photo with the boy's corpse.
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Timeline: How Trump intervened in the Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's war crimes case

The president's actions, though legal, sparked disagreement in the military and ousted the Secretary of the Navy.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Questions Remain Over What Will Happen To 3 Navy SEALS Implicated In War Crimes Case

The Defense Department has confirmed that Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher won't face a review panel that could have stripped him of his SEAL status. But what about three other SEALs who were implicated?
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Report: Trump Wants To Bring Accused War Criminals Up On Stage At His Rallies And RNC

President Donald Trump has reportedly floated bringing the three accused war criminals he pardoned recently, including Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, up on the stage of his campaign rallies and even the 2020 Republican National Convention. Two unnamed sources told the Daily Beast on Monday that Trump has mentioned potentially creating special roles for Gallagher, Clint Lorance and Matthew Golsteyn in his 2020 reelection campaign after having pardoned their war crime convictions on November 15. “H...
Tags: Isis, News, Navy, Defense, Pentagon, Donald Trump, War Criminals, Trump, Rnc, Trump Rally, Richard Spencer, Gallagher, Daily Beast, Cristina Cabrera, Mark Esper, Matthew Golsteyn


Navy says review board will not look at case of SEAL Eddie Gallagher, who will retire

The planned review was opposed by Trump and the Navy's reluctance to cancel it contributed to the firing of Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ousted Secretary Spencer Said He Acted To Preserve ‘Resiliency’ Of The Navy

Richard Spencer, the ousted Secretary of the Navy, said Monday that he was compelled to try to counteract President Donald Trump’s intervention in the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher to “preserve the resiliency of the naval institution.” According to CBS News, he spoke with White House counsel Pat Cipollone on November 15 to strike a bargain, after Trump promoted Gallagher who was demoted as punishment for posing with an ISIS fighter’s corpse while in Iraq. Spencer proposed that Gallagher b...
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Analysis: What Trump doesn't get about Eddie Gallagher and being 'tough'

On Monday, President Donald Trump called Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher "one of our ultimate fighters."
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What Donald Trump doesn't get about Eddie Gallagher and being 'tough'

On Monday, President Donald Trump called Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher "one of our ultimate fighters."
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