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Re: Crooked Trump!

Post by SteveFoerster » Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:01 pm

Doc wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:33 pm
neverfail wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:25 pm
Trump is such a sick joke it would pay the American left (does one exist?) to let him run his full presidential term unimpeded and do his worst. By the time your next presidential elections come around the public will likely be so jack of him that they will be crying out for a candidate who is Trump's exact antithesis.
America would never elect Adolf Hitler as POTUS
Not as such, but a different fast talking demogogue? Absolutely. And from the left or the right.
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Lock her up!

Post by Milo » Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:43 pm

U.S. Congress to probe Ivanka Trump's private email use
In October 2017, the White House dispatched counsel's office lawyers Stefan Passantino, Uttam Dhillon and Daniel Epstein to brief bipartisan committee staff, but the attorneys refused to identify any officials who had used private email for official business. The lawyers only said that several White House employees had "confessed" to failing to following the Presidential Records Act, according to a letter summarizing the briefing released by Cummings earlier this year.

The White House lawyers said they couldn't provide additional information on specific employees while an internal review was under way, according to the letter.

But the White House lawyers said they would share the findings of the internal review with the committee once it concluded, according to a separate letter sent to the White House by Gowdy.

Cummings has said the committee never received that information, and Democrats have said Gowdy dropped the issue and never followed up.

The discovery of the extent of Ivanka Trump's email use was prompted by public records requests from the liberal watchdog group American Oversight. The group's executive director, Austin Evers, said in a statement that "The president's family is not above the law," and he called on Congress to investigate.

"For more than two years, President Trump and senior leaders in Congress have made it very clear that they view the use of personal email servers for government business to be a serious offence that demands investigation and even prosecution, and we expect the same standard will be applied in this case," he said..
https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/u-s-congre ... -1.4185285

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Re: Lock her up!

Post by neverfail » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:25 pm

Milo wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:43 pm
U.S. Congress to probe Ivanka Trump's private email use
In October 2017, the White House dispatched counsel's office lawyers Stefan Passantino, Uttam Dhillon and Daniel Epstein to brief bipartisan committee staff, but the attorneys refused to identify any officials who had used private email for official business. The lawyers only said that several White House employees had "confessed" to failing to following the Presidential Records Act, according to a letter summarizing the briefing released by Cummings earlier this year.

The White House lawyers said they couldn't provide additional information on specific employees while an internal review was under way, according to the letter.

But the White House lawyers said they would share the findings of the internal review with the committee once it concluded, according to a separate letter sent to the White House by Gowdy.

Cummings has said the committee never received that information, and Democrats have said Gowdy dropped the issue and never followed up.

The discovery of the extent of Ivanka Trump's email use was prompted by public records requests from the liberal watchdog group American Oversight. The group's executive director, Austin Evers, said in a statement that "The president's family is not above the law," and he called on Congress to investigate.

"For more than two years, President Trump and senior leaders in Congress have made it very clear that they view the use of personal email servers for government business to be a serious offence that demands investigation and even prosecution, and we expect the same standard will be applied in this case," he said..
https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/u-s-congre ... -1.4185285
Is there a husband on Earth who has control over his wife in all things? :mrgreen:

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Re: Lock her up!

Post by Doc » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:40 am

Milo wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:43 pm
U.S. Congress to probe Ivanka Trump's private email use
In October 2017, the White House dispatched counsel's office lawyers Stefan Passantino, Uttam Dhillon and Daniel Epstein to brief bipartisan committee staff, but the attorneys refused to identify any officials who had used private email for official business. The lawyers only said that several White House employees had "confessed" to failing to following the Presidential Records Act, according to a letter summarizing the briefing released by Cummings earlier this year.

The White House lawyers said they couldn't provide additional information on specific employees while an internal review was under way, according to the letter.

But the White House lawyers said they would share the findings of the internal review with the committee once it concluded, according to a separate letter sent to the White House by Gowdy.

Cummings has said the committee never received that information, and Democrats have said Gowdy dropped the issue and never followed up.

The discovery of the extent of Ivanka Trump's email use was prompted by public records requests from the liberal watchdog group American Oversight. The group's executive director, Austin Evers, said in a statement that "The president's family is not above the law," and he called on Congress to investigate.

"For more than two years, President Trump and senior leaders in Congress have made it very clear that they view the use of personal email servers for government business to be a serious offence that demands investigation and even prosecution, and we expect the same standard will be applied in this case," he said..
https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/u-s-congre ... -1.4185285
No private unsecured server -- Check
No top secret Documents -- Check
No destruct of 10's of thousands of emails with bleach Bit -- Check
No destruct of smart phones and tablets -- Check

Yes the Democrats absolutely have to investigate. :roll:
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Re: Crooked Trump!

Post by Doc » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:45 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Mon Aug 27, 2018 12:01 pm
Doc wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:33 pm
neverfail wrote:
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:25 pm
Trump is such a sick joke it would pay the American left (does one exist?) to let him run his full presidential term unimpeded and do his worst. By the time your next presidential elections come around the public will likely be so jack of him that they will be crying out for a candidate who is Trump's exact antithesis.
America would never elect Adolf Hitler as POTUS
Not as such, but a different fast talking demogogue? Absolutely. And from the left or the right.
Well sure we elected Barrack Obama didn't we? (I am using "we" loosely here)
“"I fancied myself as some kind of god....It is a sort of disease when you consider yourself some kind of god, the creator of everything, but I feel comfortable about it now since I began to live it out.” -- George Soros

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Re: Lock her up!

Post by Milo » Thu Nov 22, 2018 11:09 am

Doc wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:40 am
Milo wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:43 pm
U.S. Congress to probe Ivanka Trump's private email use
In October 2017, the White House dispatched counsel's office lawyers Stefan Passantino, Uttam Dhillon and Daniel Epstein to brief bipartisan committee staff, but the attorneys refused to identify any officials who had used private email for official business. The lawyers only said that several White House employees had "confessed" to failing to following the Presidential Records Act, according to a letter summarizing the briefing released by Cummings earlier this year.

The White House lawyers said they couldn't provide additional information on specific employees while an internal review was under way, according to the letter.

But the White House lawyers said they would share the findings of the internal review with the committee once it concluded, according to a separate letter sent to the White House by Gowdy.

Cummings has said the committee never received that information, and Democrats have said Gowdy dropped the issue and never followed up.

The discovery of the extent of Ivanka Trump's email use was prompted by public records requests from the liberal watchdog group American Oversight. The group's executive director, Austin Evers, said in a statement that "The president's family is not above the law," and he called on Congress to investigate.

"For more than two years, President Trump and senior leaders in Congress have made it very clear that they view the use of personal email servers for government business to be a serious offence that demands investigation and even prosecution, and we expect the same standard will be applied in this case," he said..
https://www.ctvnews.ca/world/u-s-congre ... -1.4185285
No private unsecured server -- Check
No top secret Documents -- Check
No destruct of 10's of thousands of emails with bleach Bit -- Check
No destruct of smart phones and tablets -- Check

Yes the Democrats absolutely have to investigate. :roll:
And we should take the word of people who could be harmed by the investigation?

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Re: Crooked Trump!

Post by Milo » Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:40 pm

"Don't move, don't sell your house," the U.S. president urged a cheering crowd in Youngstown, Ohio, in July 2017, promising to resurrect the region's dwindling manufacturing jobs. "They're all coming back."

GM had already seen it coming. The company warned back in the summer that the tariffs could lead to "a smaller GM," including job cuts in the U.S. and abroad. The company also said Trump's tariffs have already cost it $1 billion US, prompting Democratic congressman Tim Ryan to accuse Trump of being "asleep at the wheel" and demanding he keep his vow to revive Ohio's manufacturing sector.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/trump- ... -1.4923245

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Re: Crooked Trump!

Post by neverfail » Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:11 pm

"Don't move, don't sell your house," the U.S. president urged a cheering crowd in Youngstown, Ohio, in July 2017, promising to resurrect the region's dwindling manufacturing jobs. "They're all coming back."
Well Milo, bear in mind that trump is treading over well worn ground here. A former republican president named Herbert Hoover kept telling his country "prosperity is just around the corner" even as the US economy spiralled down and down into the great depression. Without being historically literate enough to be aware of what he is doing, Trump might yet go down in history as the president who "did a Herbert Hoover". :( :) :| :( :cry:
Milo wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:40 pm
GM had already seen it coming. The company warned back in the summer that the tariffs could lead to "a smaller GM," including job cuts in the U.S. and abroad. The company also said Trump's tariffs have already cost it $1 billion US, prompting Democratic congressman Tim Ryan to accuse Trump of being "asleep at the wheel" and demanding he keep his vow to revive Ohio's manufacturing sector.
That demand reminds me of the lyrics to the old English song Scarborough Fair : where two lovers who had fallen out set each other impossible tasks as the price for the restoration of their love relationship. Tim Ryan is trying to leave trump "hoist on his petard".

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Re: Crooked Trump!

Post by Milo » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:00 am

Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says buying the silence of two women because of their alleged affairs was directly tied to the Republican candidate's prospects in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Cohen said he secretly used shell companies to make payments of $150,000 and $130,000, respectively, to silence former Playboy model Karen McDougal and adult-film actress Stormy Daniels for the purpose of influencing the 2016 election. The women have claimed they had affairs with Trump after the real estate mogul married his third wife, Melania.

Trump has insisted he only found out about the payments after they were made, despite the release of a September 2016 recorded conversation in which Trump and Cohen can be heard discussing a deal to pay McDougal for her story of a 2006 affair.

Returning to Washington on Air Force One on April 6, Trump for the first time answered questions about the reports of the Daniels payment, issuing a blanket denial to reporters while saying they would "have to ask Michael Cohen."

In recent weeks, Trump has shifted to asserting they were private transactions that weren't illegal.

Cohen scoffed at that assertion in the ABC interview.

"I don't think there is anybody that believes that," he said. "First of all, nothing at the Trump organization was ever done unless it was run through Mr. Trump."

Cohen said there were certain things he couldn't talk about given that not all investigations have been completed, but that "there's a substantial amount of information that [the special counsel] possessed that corroborates the fact that I am telling the truth."

Cohen said it was not his intention to embarrass Trump, but that "the man doesn't tell the truth."

Cohen, 52, also pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about statements regarding a potential Trump building project in Moscow. The project, it is alleged, was talked about at the highest levels of Russian government, it was alleged, well into the 2016 campaign.
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/michael-c ... -1.4945954

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Re: (Way over the top) Crooked Trump!

Post by neverfail » Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:01 pm

Just consider the following brief round-up:

Trump's campaign is under investigation for possible hidden dealings with Russia and a possible conspiracy to violate campaign-finance laws.

Trump's administration has been beset with a shocking number of scandals of various types.

Trump is currently being sued for allegedly violating the Constitution's emoluments clause, since foreign governments are directing money his way by booking large numbers of rooms and holding events at his properties.

The Attorney-General of New York is seeking to have the Trump Foundation dissolved, citing a pattern of "persistently illegal conduct" that made the foundation little more than a scam devoted to self-dealing.

In October, it was revealed in an exhaustively documented investigation that Trump, his father and his siblings engaged in a conspiracy to commit tax fraud on an absolutely epic scale, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars.

Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump repeatedly misled buyers and investors about properties they were developing in order to acquire funding and pump up sales.

So there are allegations and investigations around Trump's business, Trump's personal taxes, Trump's campaign, Trump's inauguration, Trump's foundation and Trump's administration.

We see it in even relatively trivial ways, such as Trump charging the Secret Service hundreds of thousands of dollars to use golf carts to get around his properties when he visits there,.....

https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-amer ... 50mrz.html
Now those secret service agents are supposed to be there to protect HIM. Would you not think that Trump could at least curb his grasping ambition to wring as much cash out of his presidency and allow the Secret Service men to use the golf carts for free?

A person allegedly as wealthy as Trump can afford to be more generous.

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