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Clearly, the prosecution's strategy is to take advantage of an individual without adequate representation, my very freedom here is at stake and I ask for the court's understanding that it will take time both to find the appropriate representation and time to develop an appropriate legal strategy.
Found on CNN 9 months ago
Mike, you are dead politically.
Found on CNN 1 year ago
Right now in the United States, people should not be walking around with masks.
I papered everybody in the task force with the memo and . . . it flipped everyone to supporting the president.
The guy I fought the most that day was Fauci, he was adamantly opposed to the travel ban. All he kept saying was travel restrictions don’t work.
There are a lot of traditional Republicans who don't want to get on the Trump train. I can't explain what's going on in these state legislators except to say they don't embrace economic nationalism and they've turned their back on the President.
What we seek here is verifiable ballots, certifiable ballots and an investigation into what are growing numbers of allegations of fraud under signed affidavits by witnesses, and my own view looking at this election, we have what appears in some sense to be an immaculate deception.
For many, many years, particularly because of budget cutbacks, there was no inclination to manage our forests. That's actually a real issue.
We were cruising along, until the Chinese Communist Party basically hit us with that deadly virus, that weaponized virus. And I don't think it's any coincidence that the first year that China had a down economy was the same year now that they're coming after us in all sorts of ways, and Joe Biden is the candidate of the Chinese Communist Party.
This is a big deal, this medicine can literally save tens of thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands of American lives and maybe millions of people worldwide.
We know statistically, based on our experience with the China trade shock in the 2000s, that unemployment creates more suicides, depression and drug abuse, but we also know this in this crisis, as we've basically locked down our hospitals for everything but Covid, women haven't been getting mammograms or cervical examinations for cancer. We haven't been able to do other procedures for the heart or the kidneys. And that's going to kill people as well.
Not only did they keep the testing within the bureaucracy, they had a bad test and that set us back.
Doctors disagree about things all the time. My qualifications in terms of looking at the science is that I'm Peter Navarro, i have a Ph. D. And I understand how to read statistical studies, whether it's in medicine, the law, economics or whatever.
My qualifications in terms of looking at the science is that I'm a social scientist.
One of the things this crisis has taught us is that we are dangerously overdependent on a global supply chain, if we learn anything from this crisis, It should be, never again should we have to depend on the rest of the world for essential medicines and countermeasures.
We've had some issues making sure that all of the production that 3M does, enough of it is coming back here to the right places, we can't afford to lose days or hours, even minutes, in this crisis.
So please, as you report this crisis, please keep in mind the extent that that is done makes our job here harder, and it makes the health care professional job harder.
This is fake news, the Trump tariffs have been an important defense against China's economic aggression and we are stronger today because they exist. Lifting the tariffs would simply enrich China at the expense of American workers.
Found on Reuters 2 years ago
We're getting what we need without putting the heavy hand of government down.
My job at The White House now is to help marry the full force of the federal government with the full power of private enterprise to mobilize our industrial base and thereby quickly get what we need, most urgently Personal Protective Equipment such as masks and gloves and testing kit element like swabs, it's been enormously helpful that the President signed the DPA last week. We've seen a noticeable uptick in the intensity of that mobilization, and my office is using the DPA every day as quiet leverage to turbocharge the great outpouring of volunteer efforts from the business community.
When you have a strong leader, you can take a light hand initially... we are getting what we need without putting the heavy hand of government down.
Never believe reports on anonymous sources. Get it from President Trump or ... (U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, we'll probably have a signing on that within the next week or so - we're just waiting for the translation.
For the good of the country, this anonymous sourcing circus must stop. In a haste to scoop their competition, too many reporters are running the very real risk of getting played, getting it wrong, and hurting this country.
They're just negotiating in public, trying to push this in a direction.
It's not who we are.
We are at the lowest unemployment rate since man walked on the moon.
We are dealing with a strategic rival -- and they are trying to buckle our knees.
We are on a glide path now for a Phase 1 deal, as the president has said many times, we'll either get a great deal or we won't. We'll see what happens.
They love President Trump in farm country, no one has the backs of those farmers more [ than Trump ].
Me, personally ? Now, here's the thing, I will never talk about what happens inside the White House.
There's going to be no tit-for-tat retaliation, under the rules of the WTO, which we're complying with here, we get to do this and they should not do anything back.
The Federal Reserve Chairman should look in the mirror and say' I raised rates too far, too fast and I cost this economy a full percentage point of growth,'.
The whole premise of what we're trying to do is pain on them, not pain on us.
These negotiations will happen behind closed doors, people just need to be patient.
There's no question that the Fed raised rates too fast, president Trump doesn't understand the power of President Trump's deregulatory agenda, the tax cuts that are allowing us to grow with zero inflation.
No one should be surprised, president Trump has given China every chance to change President Trump aggressive behavior.
President Trump will have the backs of all Americans who may be targeted by Chinese actions, i can assure Peter Navarro that we are not unprepared.
The fundamental reality is that talk is cheap.
Found on Reuters 4 years ago
In conveying that message, I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message, i own that. That was my mistake, those were my words.
There's a special place in hell for any foreign leader that engages in bad faith diplomacy with President Donald Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door.
He did him a favor, and he was even willing to sign that socialist communique, and what did Justin Trudeau do as soon as the plane took off from Canadian airspace ? Justin Trudeau stuck our President in the back.
So we still maintain a level of protection in defense of the aluminum and steel industries.
We’re going to be very flexible.
If that [NAFTA] negotiation is unsuccessful then tariffs will be applied across the board, now, importantly, in addition to that, there is language that will allow other countries to effectively propose ways that they could get a similar dispensation in exchange for more fair and reciprocal trade with the United States.
For the first time, we're looking at what's been the source of the large and persistent trade deficit that has contributed to job losses.
Found on CNN 5 years ago
It's important to reiterate that freedom of navigation and overflight is a key principle of the international rules-based order and it should be respected by all parties.
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