White House Says Trump's "Calm Before The Storm" Comment Is "Extremely Serious"

Tyler Durden's picture

Following President Trump's "calm before the storm" comments last night, reporters tried to ask him once again what he meant today, to which he responded "you'll see." However, during The White House Press Briefing, Sarah Sanders replied to questions suggesting the President's comments were "extremely serious," however without offering an explanation.


When asked if Trump was referring to military action when he said "calm before the storm." Sarah Sanders replied "We're never going to say in advance what the president's going to do. You'll have to wait and see." 

Then, in a follow up question "how seriously should America's public or America's adversaries take these comments", the White House press secretary said "I think you can take the president protecting the American people always extremely seriously. He's been very clear that that's his number one priority."

Earlier in the day, Trump continued the cryptic mystery: shortly after signing a manufacturing executive order, a reporter asked what he meant when he said that a gathering of military leaders at the White House the evening before was "the calm before the storm," U.S. President Donald Trump did not elaborate, and said again, "You'll find out."

And then he winked.

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WolfgangCire's picture

may the force be with russia

God is The Son's picture

Zionist STORM, that will make TRUMP even more disliked, his going fire another 59 TOMAHAWK missles in Support of Terrorist Israel or ISIS.

Horse Pizzle's picture

It's not over 'til the fat boy squeals like a pig.

Akdov Telmig's picture

You took that line from the movie deliverance, don't you?


NubianSundance's picture

Kim is preparing his getaway just in case


MK ULTRA Alpha's picture

Itching to kick off WWIII. Draft is coming, it didn't matter if it would've been Clinton either, same scenario. The ceremonial war dinner with generals is telling, this is why we get hints of things to come. No wonder robot trader is saying SELL. Ju Ju wants big war and America is beast of burden cow. Bleed market kosher, take last money of baby boomers send sons to death. Massive government crack down, shut down internet and freaks like Alex 'I wish I was a Jew' Jones. Only Ju Ju controlled MSM from NYC allowed. Ju Ju is smart.

historian40's picture

To hell with the draft.  Unless the President and Congress can show they have a constitutional ground to stand on for their call to arms, we should tell them no.  The executive starts a war, he should be finished along with the Congress and Court who allowed it.

King of Ruperts Land's picture

There is no "constitutional grounds" required for war. The constitution leaves it up to the Judgment of the President and congress to exercise the war powers that they are duly given by the constitution. Court? What did you have in mind for a court? The judiciary doesn't have much say in war. The President could lock up all the judges and lawyers or have them all blindfolded and shot if that was in the vital military interest of the USA.

historian40's picture

Wrong.  As a matter of fact, the "Father of the Constitution", James Madison said the executive shouldn't even express an opinion whether the nation should go to war or not.

The ONLY war power delegated by the Constitution lies with the Legislature.  They specifically excluded the Executive because they knew the temptation of a "monarch" to decide when and how to take the country to war.

This isn't secret knowledge.  Those who decided on the Constitution and who argued and developed the Republic over several years addressed these subjects.  It's up to us to learn.  It all depends on if we have a love of the truth or want to be under delusion.

Your post reads like a Lincolnite.  Those radicals who destroyed the Republic and replaced it with a top-down Federal Union.

I know what we really have, but I'd rather they admit it and face the resistance at least.  Hypocrisy is a gross attribute.

King of Ruperts Land's picture

I stand corrected. However, there is vagary and leeway, in the constitution and all the "authorizations" passed by congress. This leeway allows good men the power to do good. The opposite is also true.

I don't like what Lincoln did. He enslaved everyone, is the way I look at it. I would like the President to use the powers invoked by Lincoln but for the opposite goal, to Restore the republic.

MK ULTRA Alpha's picture

You can't tell anyone shit, you're a cow to be fed on like the rest. An ignorant Goyim says, an ignorant Goyim talks, an ignorant Goyim believes this and that, IMPOSSIBLE because you're a controlled Ziobot for Ju Ju. The Zionist Ju Ju have you by the balls. This is one of the last free sites. Censoring is the trend, and this is not a country of laws, it's a country of Zionist control. Congress has already created the draft in National Defense Authorization Acts. The government and President have lawful authorization to draft your silly ass into hell. how old are you. Because if you're 18 to 32 you're gone. In a Declared STATE OF WAR, no demonstrations, no internet, nothing but what you're told to think and do. Your snowflake snow freak ass is going to burn in Goyim hell for Zionist Ju Ju.

historian40's picture

I will not murder for anyone.  Careful who your fingers are pointing at.

King of Ruperts Land's picture

What a masochist. Somebody spank MK Ultra, so he shuts the F%$@ up.

Jethro's picture

Dude,  you might ask for an increased dosage of lithium at your next appointment.  

King of Ruperts Land's picture

Nuke Brussels. Make sure Junkers is ground zero. Its a start.

xrxs's picture

It's always darkest before it goes pitch black, and it's pretty dark right now. It's probably more serious than I've seen it in a long time. Read that Trump said "Recently, we have had challenges that we really should have taken care of a long time ago, like North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan, ISIS, and the revisionist powers that threaten our interests all around the world,” From what I can see, those revisionist powers have been busy lately, which makes me read into this that the storm is coming. Hopefully it's a gentle rain...

King of Ruperts Land's picture

What did he mean by "revisionist powers"?

historian40's picture

They call anything and anyone who isn't receptive to their re-education programs "revisionist".  Scary.

Boubou's picture

Oh, right.. Popular in the soviet union era. Not clear in this instance , what orthodoxy is being revised.

MK ULTRA Alpha's picture

Rupert "revisionist powers"? means Russia, China, and Iran. Rupert you're ignorant. Your comments are ignorant and you're always commenting about someone's comment as if you're smart, but it's always ignorant. On another thread we have Rupert telling people to take acid as in LSD acid. Now we know why he's so ignorant he's an uneducated lower socioeconomic class trailer thrash Acid head.

King of Ruperts Land's picture

Thank you for the information. Never heard "revisionist powers" term used before. I was ignorant of that. I should have looked it up.

My background is more the making of the cannons as opposed to figuring out where to point them. We are becoming disillusioned, feeling that those pointing them don't know what they are doing.

I see Trumps victory as the cannon makers struggle to become revisionist cannon pointers.

Nope. Not an "acid head". I am not ignorant about it though.

Faeriedust's picture

I cannot believe that even ZH is falling into the trap of taking this BS seriously.  Trump is ALWAYS making sententious comments trying to generate PR.  Learn how to discriminate between Trump saying something, and Trump saying nothing.  This is obviously "nothing" until he bothers to specify his issues, and even then the press is likely to find itself gathering with bated breath as he unveils a new White House septic tank.  Go chase something real, or if there isn't anything real to chase, take a break.  Chill.

King of Ruperts Land's picture

I confess what you say is true. Probably annother nothing burger again.

Too good to be true if he anounces the final carpet bombing of the last remaining ISIS stronghold and as an aside Obama was pervious sent there and his ISIS budies were last seen roasting him on a spit.

Internet-is-Beast's picture

There is not much of ISIS left in Syria. They are in Europe now.

Herodotus's picture

I thought that they were in Vegas?

historian40's picture

Langley, D.C., Chicago, New York, Pentagram.....

Akdov Telmig's picture

At least the market doesn't seems to bother too much about the supposed storm that is coming, if you still believe one word that this narcissistic pervert says.

historian40's picture

The "market" is as fake as Bradley Manning's wig.  Don't base reality on the fiction of the day.

SHADEWELL's picture

I say me an the other f fathers say to thee that we call bullshit

People around Trump were laughing at "you'll see"

Nothing to see here..move on

Miss Informed's picture

He likes it when you pay attention to him. Ask the NFL.

Boubou's picture

If so that was a childish prank which, as once and future ruler of the world, and the man with the license to incinerate, you can no way allow yourself.



farmerbraun's picture

It does seem that y'all here at ZH are pretty quick when it comes to spotting the false flag.

 But don't overlook  the big FLAG that ol'trumpy just floated.


Go back and look at that video where the Big D   is horsing around for the photo . . . the one where the generals have his back.

The Donald is taunting someone with his "calm before the storm" schtick.

He's laughing. I would say that he is laughing with "bilious hilarity" . . . .ya know what I'm saying.

Here's another one in the same vein . . ." you should be in gaol" .  ('scuse my english)


King of Ruperts Land's picture

OK crypto man. We know you are on to something. Now spill the beans for us flyover country simple folk, who aren't good with riddles.

farmerbraun's picture

Hey I'm a genuine cow man myself . I was just thinking this all through while I was running the separator this morning; filling bottles of fresh cream for the neighbours, and a  full bucket for the one who likes to make her own butter.

It's probably nothing.




Jethro's picture

You are living the dream man.  Congrats!

King of Ruperts Land's picture

I got 4 down votes for horsing around. Sometimes I really don't know what is going on. I get the being happy with generals in the back, even though I didn't see that picture. I think the Vegas thing could be in there. You added the B&H aspect. Could it all be tied together????? The plot thickens. Like the cream as your last customer churns it.

farmerbraun's picture

Yes I saw you taking flak. 

"keep a smile on your lips and a song in your heart"


P.S. I'm off to watch the rugby   . . Argies versus the Wobblies. Should be torrid.

Akdov Telmig's picture

Or more probably it's another covfefe that only him understand, I'm starting to think that he believes in his own bullshit, 3 more years of this circus and he will make everybody insane.

dlfield's picture

I just figure he was constipated.

general ambivalent's picture

The Dotard is literally going to blame Iran for Syria and Iraq now.

"US officials are frustrated by what they regard as Iran’s destabilising influence in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, as well as the reach of Lebanese militant group Hizbollah."



Worse than Hillary.

Lost in translation's picture

Secular (Syria) and Islamic (Iran) countries, and robust military forces (Hezbollah) that don't want to suffer Iraq or Libya's fates, and/or cannot be cowed by Israel and the US, constitute "national security threats."

It's thoroughly disgusting.

ThunderStruck's picture

What calm? The U.S. has been constantly bombing the shit out of brown people for the past 15 years. And Kim Jung Un is playing "Rope A Dope" with Trump because he knows Trump can't do anything without risking the lives of millions of S. Koreans. 

XBroker1's picture

I think he meant calm in between storms. Vegas was calm to him.

historian40's picture

Let's broaden the scope beyond your imposed race-baiting label.  The US has been used as a srongman to attack all kinds for over 100 years.

Baron von Bud's picture

Are saying like a hired gun in exchange for great benefits?

historian40's picture

Sure, hired for a purpose, like a whore.

custard's picture

Trump is an Alien from the 9th planet. Look at his ears

Horse Pizzle's picture

The last straw was when Kim sold 500 missiles to Egypt.   That was Kim's death sentence.