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Old 30.08.2022, 09:41
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

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Trump is really losing it (again):

"Trump demands reinstatement as 'rightful' president or 'a new Election, immediately!' as some Republicans seek distance from him"

https://www.businessinsider.com/dona...22-8?r=US&IR=T
Comments like this demonstrate again why it would be good for the Republican party to jettison Donald Trump and line up behind Ron DeSantis. Unfortunately for them this still isn't a possibility at the moment.

Whilst these interventions in the run up to 2020 were an appalling abuse of democracy, ranting that the election needs to be rerun is pure delusion. The problem is that a good proportion of his base take him on his every word!
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Old 30.08.2022, 11:19
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Comments like this demonstrate again why it would be good for the Republican party to jettison Donald Trump and line up behind Ron DeSantis. Unfortunately for them this still isn't a possibility at the moment.

Whilst these interventions in the run up to 2020 were an appalling abuse of democracy, ranting that the election needs to be rerun is pure delusion. The problem is that a good proportion of his base take him on his every word!
On the same grounds, Hillary could ask for an election rerun, remember a few days before the election; "FBI Director James Comey released a statement saying that the FBI is going to continue the previously closed investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as secretary of state."

In reality, the elections are all over and finished so the candidates should get on with their lives.
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Old 30.08.2022, 12:16
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Comments like this demonstrate again why it would be good for the Republican party to jettison Donald Trump and line up behind Ron DeSantis. Unfortunately for them this still isn't a possibility at the moment.
Instead they are inciting riots, the shock and horror!

https://www.thedailybeast.com/lindse...-gets-indicted

I've said it before and I will say it again, I will officially give up my US passport if either Trump or DeSantis is elected. (Or any other GOP Trump-like president)
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Old 30.08.2022, 12:59
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Instead they are inciting riots, the shock and horror!

https://www.thedailybeast.com/lindse...-gets-indicted

I've said it before and I will say it again, I will officially give up my US passport if either Trump or DeSantis is elected. (Or any other GOP Trump-like president)
The GOP leaders must be in despair over the midterms as the focus shifts to abortion and back to Trump and away from a referendum on Biden, inflation, crime, and immigration.

Trump defenders trumpeting over riots in the streets is not the way to win the hearts and minds of swing voters.

It would be truly amazing if the midterms finish up opposite to the usual trend of major losses for the ruling party and all to be laid at Trump's door.

Edit: the CIA recently announced that they have lost a lot of their spies in other countries, probably no links to the secret papers in Trump's unsecured basement that likely contained clues to their identities.
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Old 30.08.2022, 13:23
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marton, could you give us a link to the CIA informants? I'd read this was one of the most serious potential results of leaked Top Secret docs. It takes years to trust, recruit, and train these folks. Disaster.
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Old 30.08.2022, 13:43
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marton, could you give us a link to the CIA informants? I'd read this was one of the most serious potential results of leaked Top Secret docs. It takes years to trust, recruit, and train these folks. Disaster.
This is the best article I've found on it, paywall - apologies:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/08/26/u...nce-spies.html
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Old 30.08.2022, 19:41
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Comments like this demonstrate again why it would be good for the Republican party to jettison Donald Trump and line up behind Ron DeSantis. Unfortunately for them this still isn't a possibility at the moment.

Whilst these interventions in the run up to 2020 were an appalling abuse of democracy, ranting that the election needs to be rerun is pure delusion. The problem is that a good proportion of his base take him on his every word!
Just stumbled across this troll tweet which I thought was quite funny in context:

"Republicans should be forced to carry Donald Trump to term, even it if endangers the life of the party"

https://twitter.com/itsJeffTiedrich/...3g9qtfBEA&s=19
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Old 31.08.2022, 10:17
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

FBI has filed a response to Trump's special master report.

To avoid bias I quote from Fox News.

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Before prosecutors obtained a search warrant, Trump's lawyers claimed that all of the records from the White House that remained at Mar-a-Lago were in a secure storage room on the premises.

Three classified documents were found in a "desk drawer" during the search, the DOJ said. [not in the storage room]
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The FBI, in a matter of hours, recovered twice as many documents with classification markings as the ‘diligent search’ that the former President’s counsel and other representatives had weeks to perform calls into serious question the representations made in the June 3 certification and casts doubt on the extent of cooperation in this matter."
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The filing said, "Counsel for the former President offered no explanation as to why boxes of government records, including 38 documents with classification markings, remained at the Premises nearly five months after the production of the Fifteen Boxes and nearly one-and-a-half years after the end of the Administration."
Exactly what form of insanity caused Trump to keep such documents after his Presidency ended is not known.
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Old 31.08.2022, 10:50
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

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Exactly what form of insanity caused Trump to keep such documents after his Presidency ended is not known.

Aaaaa... greed? Sense of impunity? Just to name a few...
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Old 31.08.2022, 11:45
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Aaaaa... greed? Sense of impunity? Just to name a few...
Exactly, he's gotten away with everything unscathed for 76 years.

This made me cackle this AM:

Trump mocked for asking followers on Truth Social ‘Why are people so mean?’

https://sports.yahoo.com/trump-mocke...004329896.html
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Old 31.08.2022, 16:56
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FBI has filed a response to Trump's special master report.

To avoid bias I quote from Fox News.
“The government also developed evidence that government records were likely concealed and removed from the Storage Room and that efforts were likely taken to obstruct the government’s investigation.”
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Old 31.08.2022, 17:17
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

We can but hope that Trump finally gets successfully prosecuted and barred from running as President. He has done so many awful things and always gets away with it and at some point his luck has to run out.
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Old 31.08.2022, 18:48
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Aaaaa... greed? Sense of impunity? Just to name a few...
All of the above plus he could not accept he was no longer President so he kept the documents around to support his fantasy, just like Donald Duck's Uncle Scrooge counts his money every day to check it is still there.

At least he kept careful control of documents containing secrets of great value to the enemies of the US, not.
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Old 31.08.2022, 18:53
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All of the above plus he could not accept he was no longer President so he kept the documents around to support his fantasy, just like Donald Duck's Uncle Scrooge counts his money every day to check it is still there.

At least he kept careful control of documents containing secrets of great value to the enemies of the US, not.
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This photo is not how they found the docs, but how they collected what they found, right?
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This photo is not how they found the docs, but how they collected what they found, right?
Partly. It was also to show HOW and WHERE the documents were being stored, and that they were not in any kind of secure place.
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Old 31.08.2022, 19:28
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This photo is not how they found the docs, but how they collected what they found, right?
No, they found it like that. This is Trump's Trophy Room, that he loves to show to his guests. Secret documents are between the golf trophies and the Teen Choice Award for The Apprentice.
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Old 31.08.2022, 19:45
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No, they found it like that. This is Trump's Trophy Room, that he loves to show to his guests. Secret documents are between the golf trophies and the Teen Choice Award for The Apprentice.
LOL

Either way, he is going to be indicted. After this DOJ release, no way they won't. Possibly not before the midterms though. Going to get ugly either way.
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Old 01.09.2022, 08:22
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

If you think the orange slug was bad, there's worse coming. Tim Nichols' op-ed from yesterday--love love love the jacquiries reference!:

https://www.theatlantic.com/newslett...ascism/671289/
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If you think the orange slug was bad, there's worse coming. Tim Nichols' op-ed from yesterday--love love love the jacquiries reference!:

https://www.theatlantic.com/newslett...ascism/671289/
Joe Biden "I am going to unite the country"
Also Joe Biden my opponents are "semi-fascist"

Yup, there's worse coming alright!
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Re: All about Trump and 2024

Predictably, the De Santis fans swiftly respond with "but what about the Dems".

Biden was very clear in stating he respected conservative Republicans but had no respect for MAGA Republicans. Which in my view is a perfectly fine position.
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