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Old 23.02.2022, 12:28
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

apparently user Devin Nunes cow banned on truth social..

good start. rofl
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Old 23.02.2022, 12:47
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Suprise, Suprise, DJ sides with Vlad...

https://edition.cnn.com/2022/02/23/p...den/index.html

Comrade Trump (and Comrade Calrson) might just get the Star of Lenin for their services to Russia.
Putin must be really dumb for waiting to invade the Ukraine until badass Biden took charge. Trump would have given him the keys to Kiev

This is really a tired trope whenever someone questions why we are invading a country or going to war. It looks foolish after Vietnam, Iraq, Libya, etc

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Putin must be really dumb for waiting to invade the Ukraine until badass Biden took charge. Trump would have given him the keys to Kiev

This is really a tired trope whenever someone questions why we are invading a country or going to war. It looks foolish after Vietnam, Iraq, Libya, etc
Didn't realise New Zealand had invaded those places. Just shows history isn't being taught properly anymore.
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Old 23.02.2022, 15:56
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Didn't realise New Zealand had invaded those places. Just shows history isn't being taught properly anymore.
I guess you are referring to my name? Don’t let it fool you, I am not from New Zealand.....just have an affinity for the fruit
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Old 23.02.2022, 21:50
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I believe they did come to a deal, time will tell.

"Former President Trump and his two eldest children must comply with the New York attorney general's subpoenas for their testimony in an investigation into the family's business practices, a New York state judge ruled on Thursday.

Judge Arthur Engoron denied the Trumps' effort to quash the subpoenas, rejecting their arguments that New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) is conducting a politically-motivated investigation that is depriving them of their constitutional rights.

"In the final analysis, a State Attorney General commences investigating a business entity, uncovers copious evidence of possible financial fraud, and wants to question, under oath, several of the entities' principals, including its namesake. She has the clear right to do so," Engoron wrote."

No doubt there will be appeals but the weight of evidence of possible financial fraud means the Trump family will eventually have to provide testimony or take the fifth.
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Old 23.02.2022, 22:13
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

That one is behind a paywall for me, so here's another:
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...GN-doubts.html
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Old 24.02.2022, 10:38
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But never as "The President". Except by people who believe the polls were rigged etc.
As I said, it was a quick write and even I didn't know how strict the grammar rules are. Or how strict the EF sticklers (who had to google this to even know what I was talking about) are

Anyways, I wish Trump good health, get some R&R in Florida, work on the tan and come save us from the Biden disaster
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Old 24.02.2022, 11:01
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

It would be a pity if they drop the case but we always knew white collar crime is hard to prove.

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As I said, it was a quick write and even I didn't know how strict the grammar rules are. Or how strict the EF sticklers (who had to google this to even know what I was talking about) are

Anyways, I wish Trump good health, get some R&R in Florida, work on the tan and come save us from the Biden disaster
"Former US President Donald Trump has described Vladimir Putin's aggression towards Ukraine as "genius", "wonderful" and "very savvy"."

Part of Trump's "saving" will be to hand over the rest of Europe to his "capo dei capi".
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It would be a pity if they drop the case but we always knew white collar crime is hard to prove.



"Former US President Donald Trump has described Vladimir Putin's aggression towards Ukraine as "genius", "wonderful" and "very savvy"."

Part of Trump's "saving" will be to hand over the rest of Europe to his "capo dei capi".

It was hard to find the context that he was speaking with. Every article just used the headline words like you did. It’s almost like we have our own Pravda.

It seems he was speaking about Putin’s choice of how to invade. (making it seem like an invite from the separatists) It’s an opinion and time will tell if Putin gets away with it and what the consequences will be. Trump has always spoken with extreme superlative usage so it should not be all that shocking
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Old 27.02.2022, 23:30
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

Surprising attack on Trump by one of his major supporters.

"Former Trump US Attorney General Bill Barr thinks former President Donald Trump "has shown he has neither the temperament nor persuasive powers" of a leader, according to excerpts of his forthcoming book"

"We need leaders not only capable of fighting and 'punching,' but also persuading and attracting -- leaders who can frame, and advocate for, an uplifting vision of what it means to share in American citizenship," Barr, who served as Trump's second attorney general, wrote in the book, "One Damn Thing After Another,"

"The election was not 'stolen,'" Barr writes in the new book, "Trump lost it."
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Old 27.02.2022, 23:48
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It was hard to find the context that he was speaking with. Every article just used the headline words like you did. It’s almost like we have our own Pravda.

It seems he was speaking about Putin’s choice of how to invade. (making it seem like an invite from the separatists) It’s an opinion and time will tell if Putin gets away with it and what the consequences will be. Trump has always spoken with extreme superlative usage so it should not be all that shocking
If you scroll down in the link below, you can see part of that speech where Trump is calling Putin "very very smart" and a genius, saying that he's smart for taking over a piece of land for $2 worth of sanctions:

https://www.newsweek.com/trump-prais...vasion-1682182

In that same speech, the video also shows him boasting about how close he is (or thinks he is) with Putin.

Also, in a recent interview with radio hosts Clay Travis and Buck Sexton on Tuesday, Trump said the following:

"I went in yesterday and there was a television screen, and I said, 'This is genius.' Putin declares a big portion of the Ukraine — of Ukraine. Putin declares it as independent. Oh, that's wonderful."

So, Putin is now saying, 'It's independent,' a large section of Ukraine. I said, 'How smart is that?' And he's gonna go in and be a peacekeeper."

"We could use that on our southern border. That's the strongest peace force I've ever seen."

"Here's a guy who's very savvy. ... I know him very well. Very, very well."

"Here's a guy that says, you know, 'I'm gonna declare a big portion of Ukraine independent' -- he used the word 'independent' -- 'and we're gonna go out and we're gonna go in and we're gonna help keep peace.' You gotta say that's pretty savvy."

"I knew Putin very well. I got along with him great. He liked me. I liked him. I mean, you know, he's a tough cookie, got a lot of the great charm and a lot of pride."

Here is a link to that interview in full (the full audio and its transcription):
https://www.clayandbuck.com/presiden...om-mar-a-lago/

Please stop making excuses for him.
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Old 28.02.2022, 06:54
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It was hard to find the context that he was speaking with. Every article just used the headline words like you did. It’s almost like we have our own Pravda.

It seems he was speaking about Putin’s choice of how to invade. (making it seem like an invite from the separatists) It’s an opinion and time will tell if Putin gets away with it and what the consequences will be. Trump has always spoken with extreme superlative usage so it should not be all that shocking
I think what you are missing is the bigger picture. Trump has an instinctive appreciation for despotic autocrats. He's been treating Putin, Bolsonaro and even Kim Jong-un with respect while he has been publicly either made fun of or completely dismissed elected and democratic leaders. This is the prism through which EVERY word of Trump should be looked at as context is everything. This is why he's such a dangerous man, because this is what he's after.
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Old 28.02.2022, 06:55
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It was hard to find the context that he was speaking with. Every article just used the headline words like you did. It’s almost like we have our own Pravda.
You do have your own Pravda. It's even got the same name. Truth Social. Правда социальная (Pravda Sotsialjnaya, approximately).
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Old 28.02.2022, 09:09
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Putin must be really dumb for waiting to invade the Ukraine until badass Biden took charge. Trump would have given him the keys to Kiev

This is really a tired trope whenever someone questions why we are invading a country or going to war. It looks foolish after Vietnam, Iraq, Libya, etc
It's remarkable, when Donald Trump was president he made such an effort to get NATO members to pay their 2%, take defence seriously and stop relying on Russian energy. Here's a video of him saying exactly that to Germany.

https://twitter.com/JustinPulitzer/s...Y0jP5PLlWD3R1g

Germany's huge announcements yesterday to up defence spending and stop reliance on Russian energy basically prove Donald Trump was right all along. Remember at the time how he was accused of weakening NATO due to his behaviour?
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It's remarkable, when Donald Trump was president he made such an effort to get NATO members to pay their 2%, take defence seriously and stop relying on Russian energy. Here's a video of him saying exactly that to Germany.

https://twitter.com/JustinPulitzer/s...Y0jP5PLlWD3R1g

Germany's huge announcements yesterday to up defence spending and stop reliance on Russian energy basically prove Donald Trump was right all along. Remember at the time how he was accused of weakening NATO due to his behaviour?
Trump was 'right all along' because Germany have now increased spending as a reaction to a unforseen Russian invasion of Ukraine that has brought war to Europe? That makes no logical sense and is not an intelligent conclusion.

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Old 28.02.2022, 09:35
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

Ah nobody remembers he blocked 400 million because He wanted Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden?

Yes the Ukraine was very safe back then
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FYI!
https://edition.cnn.com/2022/02/27/p...sia/index.html
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Ah nobody remembers he blocked 400 million because He wanted Ukraine to investigate Hunter Biden?

Yes the Ukraine was very safe back then
FAKE NEWS ILLEGAL IMPEACHMENT HUNTER LAPTOP HILLARY EMAILS, don't you know.
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

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This whole obsession with his words and his mean tweets is really lame. And that's why the regular lot hangs out in this thread instead of the Biden thread. This thread gets 10x the interaction than that of the actual current president. The former president has literally no platform anymore.

Shall we dispute these facts:

Putin did nothing like this to the Ukraine during Trump's time
Trump sanctioned the NS2 pipeline early on (which Biden lifted for unknown reasons)

Meanwhile, while you are all obsessed with what an out of power man is saying, the actual president is in one of the most consequential conflicts since the Cuban Missile Crisis and there are serious doubts as to whether he has full control of his faculties. A guy that can be manipulated into escalating into a war with a nuclear power.....

But Trumps silly rhetoric is what is the most pressing issue at the moment

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Meanwhile, while you are all obsessed with what an out of power man is saying, the actual president is in one of the most consequential conflicts since the Cuban Missile Crisis and there are serious doubts as to whether he has full control of his faculties. A guy that can be manipulated into escalating into a war with a nuclear power.....
This is absolutely ridiculous. How the Biden administration is handling this crisis so far is competent, careful and decisive. His considerate decision not to go to DEFCON 3 yesterday in response to Putin's faculties at work shows that he is well aware of the risks of escalation.

That said, I agree that too much is made of Trump's comments, We all know he is a moron.
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