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Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Old 08-31-18, 05:29 PM
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^ (it's just) another brick in the wall.


You little shit you're in it now
I hope they throw away the key
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Old 08-31-18, 07:13 PM
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Seems like nothing in the broad scale of things. Don't get me wrong - if it was Democrats we'd have investigations in the Senate for it. But compared to some of the other stuff...seems kinda meh.

Except - why are tickets like $50k for 4 tickets? Were these like super special seats or something?
Building a case that there were crimes before you tie the major players involved.
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Old 08-31-18, 07:24 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

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Shit never drops when it's been teased. The biggest "booms" usually happen with zero teasing, they just drop.
I have Crohn's, can confirm.
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Old 08-31-18, 07:30 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Trump will study issue of federal worker pay after moving to freeze it

"I'm going to be doing a little work over the weekend," Trump said in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he was touting a new administration initiative on retirement savings. "I'm going to be studying the federal workers in Washington that you have been reading so much about, people don't want to give them the increase, they haven't had one in a long time, I said I'm going to study that over the weekend."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/31/polit...pay/index.html
Names, please.

Remember, these anonymous "people" don't count ...
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Old 08-31-18, 07:37 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Reasonable and competent people study before they form an opinion or make a decision. And studying takes more than calling up a few rich buddies or your Fox news fellow dumb asses.
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Old 08-31-18, 07:47 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Originally Posted by Kmical View Post
Names, please.

Remember, these anonymous "people" don't count ...
Him, he’s the “people” he’s referring to.

So he tweets that he’s cutting the raises, “studies” up on how to prevent the freeze, tweets that he found a way to allow the raises to continue, his base applauds the great actions from Trump. In realty Trump didn’t do shit!

Is that about how it goes?

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Old 08-31-18, 08:03 PM
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I have Crohn's, can confirm.
post of the week, right here.
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

CNN - Ohr says Steele told him Russian intel believed they had Trump 'over a barrel'

This comes from Steele, so it’s probably fake news right? Russia has the goods on Trump. All the gory details need to come out to the American public.
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Old 08-31-18, 08:21 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

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CNN - Ohr says Steele told him Russian intel believed they had Trump 'over a barrel'

This comes from Steele, so it’s probably fake news right? Russia has the goods on Trump. All the gory details need to come out to the American public.
Steele AND Ohr, so it's a fake news double whammy!
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Old 08-31-18, 08:21 PM
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Him, he’s the “people” he’s referring to.

So he tweets that he’s cutting the raises, “studies” up on how to prevent the freeze, tweets that he found a way to allow the raises to continue, his base applauds the great actors from Trump. In realty Trump didn’t do shit!

Is that about how it goes?
Pretty much. I bet these individual trade deals with Mexico and Canada wind up with the same terms as NAFTA, but now it’s labeled TRUFTA. He manufactures a crisis and then returns things to the same as they were before he got involved, then wants heaps of praise for saving everything.
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Old 08-31-18, 08:26 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Whatever they have on trump probably wont come out until after trump is out of office. Why would they give up any control they have over him.
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Old 08-31-18, 09:26 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

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So he tweets that he’s cutting the raises, “studies” up on how to prevent the freeze, tweets that he found a way to allow the raises to continue, his base applauds the great actions from Trump. In realty Trump didn’t do shit!
Sounds familiar.

It appeared that there had even been demonstrations to thank Big Brother for raising the chocolate ration to twenty grammes a week. And only yesterday, he reflected, it had been announced that the ration was to be reduced to twenty grammes a week. Was it possible that they could swallow that, after only twenty-four hours?… Was he, then, alone in the possession of a memory?
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Old 08-31-18, 10:23 PM
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post of the week, right here.
Agreed.
Proud that I could take part in setting it up.
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Old 08-31-18, 10:31 PM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

RAAAASSSSSSSS


Even ignoring that it's an inflated Ras poll, no one should be proud of 48%.
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Old 09-01-18, 12:20 AM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

I don't think was discussed here, but I thought it was interesting:
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Old 09-01-18, 12:22 AM
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^ So maybe Millennials aren't all bad after all.
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Old 09-01-18, 01:02 AM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Originally Posted by VinVega View Post
Pretty much. I bet these individual trade deals with Mexico and Canada wind up with the same terms as NAFTA, but now it’s labeled TRUFTA. He manufactures a crisis and then returns things to the same as they were before he got involved, then wants heaps of praise for saving everything.
That’s not fair. Things are generally worse when Trump finishes negotiations.
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Old 09-01-18, 03:30 AM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Originally Posted by Nick Danger View Post
The rest of the story.

https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2...th-canada.html

If he made the remarks to Bloomberg off the record, how did the Star get them? Antagonistic staff members?
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That, or, someone else in the room that he thought was working for Bloomberg but wasn't.
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Obviously someone at Bloomberg leaked them to the Star, but that's a bad thing all around. It's bad for all reporters, it's bad for Trump, it's bad for North American trade, it's bad for America (both in this and future deals), and it's bad for Canada who might have wanted to make a deal. Fuck this president and his bullshit, and fuck the people who leaked this.

These lines were also interesting:
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Anonymous source.
This came from the WH. It's one of Trump's go-to moves. They'd have their own transcripts that they could give to the Star, and now they get to say: It's not brilliant businessman Donald Trump's fault trade negotiations fell apart -- the media, enemy of the people, sabotaged what was the best deal anyone had ever seen it at the eleventh hour. Don't blame us!
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Old 09-01-18, 07:32 AM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Still can’t believe that Bloomberg violated a firm OFF THE RECORD statement. Will they put out an apology?</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1035718986871320577?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Still can’t believe that Bloomberg violated a firm OFF THE RECORD statement. Will they put out an apology?</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1035718986871320577?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I love Canada, but they’ve taken advantage of our Country for many years!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1035850173224824832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Old 09-01-18, 08:12 AM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Yeah, as your fearless leader tweeted, we Canadians, have been the cause of all your problems. Blame Canada!
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Worked in South Park. Which is probably Trump’s source.
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Still can’t believe that Bloomberg violated a firm OFF THE RECORD statement. Will they put out an apology?</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1035718986871320577?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Still can’t believe that Bloomberg violated a firm OFF THE RECORD statement. Will they put out an apology?</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1035718986871320577?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I love Canada, but they’ve taken advantage of our Country for many years!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1035850173224824832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">September 1, 2018</a></blockquote>
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Guaranteed that trump asked for it to be off the record just so he could leak it himself and then complain about the media when it came out. Also, so he could look tough against Canada. ...Canada
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

What has been Bloomberg's response?
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Old 09-01-18, 09:03 AM
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Re: Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

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What has been Bloomberg's response?
Unless there's something I've missed, just this from The Toronto Star piece:

Bloomberg News editor-in-chief John Micklethwait, one of the journalists who conducted the interview, declined to comment.

“‘Off the record’ means ‘off the record’ — and we should respect that,” Micklethwait said in an email.
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
https://twitter.com/maggieNYT/status...15323003801600

Guaranteed that trump asked for it to be off the record just so he could leak it himself and then complain about the media when it came out. Also, so he could look tough against Canada. ...Canada


He rails against the media, but he loves them more than anyone else. He's been doing this shit for years going back to the Howard Stern show in NY. He's such a bullshit con artist.
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