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Old 30.04.2018, 21:40
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Trump has no class. Does that then mean that nobody else should?
TBH I've always thought the correspondents' dinner was supposed to be a place where the president and staff and media could have a good laugh. Sometimes there's a lack of class in the jokes but mostly it's (supposedly) in good fun.

You and I, as non-Trump groupies, can say some of her stuff lacked taste and class. OTOH when Trump lovers and Trump himself cry foul, it's a bit much. But not unexpected.
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Old 30.04.2018, 22:35
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Trump has no class. Does that then mean that nobody else should?
No does not mean that.
But equally Trump cannot claim the moral high and describe other people as "filthy".

A supporting view here.

Meanwhile a busy day

Stormy Daniels files defamation lawsuit against Trump here

The acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Head who is also the nominee for the permanent post announces plans to retire! here
Maybe he has personal reasons or like Icarus does not want to get too close to the heat of Trump.

Republican Sen. John McCain has written a new book; about his cancer he says "I can speak my mind without fearing the consequences much."

About President Donald Trump, McCain wrote, "He has declined to distinguish the actions of our government from the crimes of despotic ones. The appearance of toughness, or a reality show facsimile of toughness, seems to matter more than any of our values."
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N.Korea situation is improving but I have a feeling if & when Kim and Trump meet, Kim will want to walk away with a huge cheque!

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Ex White House aide Omarosa confirms 's---hole' comments for Nigerian president here

Trump's lawyer Cohen has publicly stated that he was not formally part of the Trump campaign, but public records show his firm received ca. $ quarter million from the Trump campaign?
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Old 30.04.2018, 22:38
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TBH I've always thought the correspondents' dinner was supposed to be a place where the president and staff and media could have a good laugh. Sometimes there's a lack of class in the jokes but mostly it's (supposedly) in good fun.

You and I, as non-Trump groupies, can say some of her stuff lacked taste and class. OTOH when Trump lovers and Trump himself cry foul, it's a bit much. But not unexpected.
There is a theory that Trump only decided to run for President after Obama roasted him at such an event
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Old 01.05.2018, 01:18
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Weirdly, both of them are improved by that trade!
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Old 01.05.2018, 06:33
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement last night.

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" Iran has a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program that it has tried and failed to hide from the world and from its own people," the statement from Huckabee Sanders read.
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"Iran had a robust, clandestine nuclear weapons program that it has tried and failed to hide from the world and from its own people."
Bunch of clowns

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Given the audience she did not go far enough!
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I'm sure she thought she did.

I found it juvenile at best. I'd have expected something more, given the audience.
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Old 01.05.2018, 07:52
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Trump has no class. Does that then mean that nobody else should?
I find her performance very classy to be honest.
And I absolutely love that she hasn't apologized so far.
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Israel and their lies!
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement last night.



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Bunch of clowns

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Old 01.05.2018, 10:35
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Old 01.05.2018, 11:54
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Obvious. Israel lies about everything. In the meantime they murder the Palestinians
http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbyi...uclear-weapons
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No does not mean that.
But equally Trump cannot claim the moral high and describe other people as "filthy".
You don't need to be a Trump supporter to think her performance was lacking.
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Old 02.05.2018, 07:49
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

And your daily Trump headlines to start the day off.

Trump wrote his own health letter says doctor.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43970908

Mueller threatened Trump with subpoena.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43971954

Typos for you to enjoy.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43957756
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I thought the Michelle Wolf section was very poor, the segment causing the furore was just mean and tbh pretty unfunny, 'maybe she's born with it, maybe it's just lies, it's probably lies' what?

Dave Chappelle appreciated it though


The hypocritical pearl-clutching of the reps was so predictable, as was the truth about Trump writing his own doctor's letter; no one believed that but his supporters.

Though the saddest thing about the whole affair is the talking heads getting so upset at Wolf's performance and not at all upset about the last line.
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Old 02.05.2018, 20:26
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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The Failing New York Times purposely wrote a false story stating that I am unhappy with my legal team on the Russia case and am going to add another lawyer to help out. Wrong.
I am VERY happy with my lawyers, John Dowd, Ty Cobb and Jay Sekulow.

They are doing a great job and have shown conclusively that there was no Collusion with Russia just excuse for losing.
The only Collusion was that done by the DNC, the Democrats and Crooked Hillary.
The writer of the story, Maggie Haberman, a Hillary flunky, knows nothing about me and is not given access

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Seems the New York Times was correct.
John Dowd resigned 11 days after this tweet and Ty Cobb today. With Cobb’s departure, Trump’s legal team has almost completely turned over since special counsel Robert Mueller took over the Russia probe last year which does not look like a winning strategy.

New layers hired since this tweet include Giuliani, Jane and Martin Raskin and ironically it is now claimed he will hire Clinton impeachment lawyer Emmet Flood.

Meanwhile it is claimed Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm at the center of the data scandal that has engulfed Facebook, is shutting down, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Trump has again threatened his own Justice Department on Twitter today.
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Seems the New York Times was correct.
John Dowd resigned 11 days after this tweet and Ty Cobb today. With Cobb’s departure, Trump’s legal team has almost completely turned over since special counsel Robert Mueller took over the Russia probe last year which does not look like a winning strategy.

New layers hired since this tweet include Giuliani, Jane and Martin Raskin and ironically it is now claimed he will hire Clinton impeachment lawyer Emmet Flood.

Meanwhile it is claimed Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm at the center of the data scandal that has engulfed Facebook, is shutting down, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Trump has again threatened his own Justice Department on Twitter today.
Cobb was Spanky's last lawyer with security clearance.
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Old 02.05.2018, 22:53
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The markets are definitely up due to Trump. When his agenda is sidetracked, the market drops along with the fake news.

By golly, I think Trump is going to win this one as well.
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Its the trendline that is worth noting, and trajectory certainly looks good. Certainly there will be bubbling, but volatility is part of a robust market. When prices go down, it is the time to buy.
Dow closed under 24,000 again today.

Hope nobody followed that advice in January "it is the time to buy".
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump's new lawyer Giuliani was on Fox News yesterday. I assume he knows what he is doing but he made some statements that sounded like he was throwing Trump under the bus

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President Trump reimbursed his personal attorney Michael Cohen the $130,000 paid to adult-film star Stormy Daniels to stay quiet about their alleged affair.
Trump is on tape denying he knew about the payment!
Cohen has said that he made the payment, but that it was made with money out of his own pocket?
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“He fired Comey because Comey would not, among other things, say that he wasn’t a target of the investigation”
This is a new reasons and seems to be in the direction of "obstruction of justice" if Trump fired Comey because he believed he was a target of the investigation?
Anyway Trump stated in his letter informing Comey of his dismissal that the former FBI director had told him he wasn’t under investigation so someone is lying?
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That's the problem with lies:
You need to remember them in detail and stick to them, you as well as all others in the know. Of course the higher the personnel turnover the more unlikely this is to work.
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Trump's new lawyer Giuliani was on Fox News yesterday. I assume he knows what he is doing but he made some statements that sounded like he was throwing Trump under the bus...

Trump is on tape denying he knew about the payment!
Cohen has said that he made the payment, but that it was made with money out of his own pocket?
Seems that Giuliani said what he said (that Trump paid Cohen for paying off Stormy Daniels with his own money) on Fox News deliberately. The point being to avoid accusations of misuse of campaign funds.

But in exchange, he implicitly admits that Trump lied earlier. Getting off that hook is done by saying that the money was part of a large reimbursement of expenses and Trump can't be expected to know the detail. Good luck with that argument in court!
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