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hiromichi



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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:23 am    Post subject: be on message Reply with quote

What does "has been on message" mean? Does it mean "has been texting only without speaking"?


“Trump has been on message about Mueller since Ty Cobb came in as his lawyer” in July, Mr. Wisenberg said. “It’s pretty clear when Ty Cobb came in, he tightened up the ship and had a talk with Trump and must have said: ‘You’re O.K. on collusion. Stop attacking Mueller directly.’”
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:28 pm    Post subject: Re: be on message Reply with quote

hiromichi wrote:
What does "has been on message" mean? Does it mean "has been texting only without speaking"?


“Trump has been on message about Mueller since Ty Cobb came in as his lawyer” in July, Mr. Wisenberg said. “It’s pretty clear when Ty Cobb came in, he tightened up the ship and had a talk with Trump and must have said: ‘You’re O.K. on collusion. Stop attacking Mueller directly.’”


No. Trump often confuses things, and says one thing and then another contradictory thing. However, his lawyer must have told him to stop attacking Mueller directly, and as a result, he has been on message; that is, he has kept the same message about it.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lorikeet.
I see. Thank you very much.
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