• Same story, different day...........year ie more of the same fiat floods the world
  • There are no markets
  • "Spreading the ideas of freedom loving people on matters regarding high finance, politics, constructionist Constitution, and mental masturbation of all types"

Is Trump A Good Guy? Bad Guy? Political Genius? A Nut?

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Got to be a lot of pissed off people over that. Ha ha. Ha.

It was really a lot of nothing but legal crap. Nothing off the wall...........nothing strange. Not even Bill Clinton stuff. WTF???????????
 

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For anyone interested..............

'You remind me of Ivanka': Stormy Daniels reveals how Trump talked her into bed on the night they had unprotected sex, and says her own little girl was THREATENED when she then tried to cash in

  • The porn star made the bombshell statement on 60 Minutes on Sunday night
  • Daniels has dodged questions about her relationship with Trump for months
  • The adult actress discussed the alleged tryst which took place in 2006
  • She claims she had unprotected sex with the president and spanked him
  • Trump told her she was 'special' and reminded him of Ivanka, Daniels claims
  • Daniels also says he promised her a spot on Celebrity Apprentice
  • In 2011, she claims a mystery man threatened her over an interview
  • She claims the man told her: 'Leave Trump alone. Forget the story'
  • The man then turned to her daughter and said: 'She is beautiful. It' would be a shame if something happened to her mom'
  • Daniels insists she is not a victim and this is not a #MeToo moment


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5542717/Stormy-Daniels-reveals-sex-Trump-despite-NOT-attracted-him.html#ixzz5AqGPbUGk
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Trump's lawyer fires back...............

Just minutes after Anderson Cooper interview ends, Michael Cohen's lawyer sends 'cease and desist' letter to Stormy Daniels, telling her to retract 'defamatory' claim she was threatened

  • Attorney Brent Blakely fired off cease and desist letter late Sunday night
  • Wasted no time calling Daniels' story of being threatened with daughter false
  • Demanded immediate apology from Daniels and her lawyer Michael Avenatti


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Donnie boy says screw her......................

Donald Trump ignores the Stormy Daniels interview and instead tweets about a new book 'everyone is talking about' on how he 'saved America from Hillary'

  • Trump emerged on social media just hours after the 60 Minutes interview aired
  • The president ignored the show, and instead wrote about a book about him
  • He said the book by journalist Howie Carr is 'what everyone is talking about'
  • It is called: 'What Really Happened: How Donald J. Trump saved America from Hillary Clinton'
  • Daniels claimed that Trump told her she was 'special' and reminded him of daughter Ivanka during their tryst


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After Stormy Daniels, Republicans Face a Referendum on Trump’s Conduct

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By JONATHAN MARTIN and ALEXANDER BURNS
7 hrs ago











WASHINGTON — When Representative Ryan Costello of Pennsylvania announced on Sunday that he would join more than 40 other congressional Republicans not seeking re-election in November, he left no doubt about the reason: President Trump’s conduct made it impossible to talk about anything else.

Were he running, Mr. Costello said in an interview, he would be inundated with questions about Stephanie Clifford, the pornographic film actress known as Stormy Daniels, who has said she had an affair with Mr. Trump and was threatened to stay silent about it.

“If I had a town hall this week, it would be question after question,” Mr. Costello said. “‘Do you believe him or do you believe her? Why don’t you believe her?’”

While Republicans have been bracing for months for a punishing election in November, they are increasingly alarmed that their losses may be even worse than feared because the midterm campaign appears destined to turn more on the behavior of the man in the White House than any other in decades.

As much as gun control, immigration, the sweeping tax overhaul and other issues are mobilizing voters on the left and the right, the seamy sex allegations and Mr. Trump’s erratic style could end up alienating crucial blocs of suburban voters and politically moderate women who might be drawn to some Republican policies but find the president’s purported sex antics to be reprehensible.

Polls and every recent election show that Mr. Trump has galvanized liberal and moderate voters — especially women and those with college degrees — to oppose his party. Yet at the same time, personal loyalty to the president is increasingly the most crucial litmus test for Republicans.

This widening chasm has created a dilemma for Republicans, especially in liberal and swing states.

If they stay faithful to Mr. Trump they risk incurring the wrath of many in the political center during the general election, likely dooming their campaigns. But if they disavow the president, they risk depressing turnout from their core Republican voters and watching their pool of volunteers evaporate overnight.

“It’s a political Catch-22,” J. Tucker Martin, a Virginia Republican strategist, said. “Candidates can’t win without their base. But what it takes to satisfy a pro-Trump base in 2018 will make Republican candidates in many states unacceptable to large swaths of the electorate.”

And perhaps most ominous for Republicans, there does not appear to be an obvious middle ground: Mr. Martin’s candidate for governor of Virginia last November, Ed Gillespie, sought to avoid either inflaming or embracing Mr. Trump, and he was still soundly defeated.

At this point, many in the party seem more consumed with their nomination contests than with steeling themselves for the general election. And they are trying to finesse awkward topics like Ms. Clifford’s claims in ways that do not turn off primary voters.

In the two states where Republicans are most at risk of losing Senate seats, the party’s leading candidates have aligned themselves with Mr. Trump so far, in an attempt to pre-empt a challenge from their right in the primary. Senator Dean Heller of Nevada and Representative Martha McSally of Arizona, the establishment-preferred Senate candidate there, have praised Mr. Trump in ways that Democratic ad-makers could use against them this fall.

Such short-term calculations amount to political malpractice, say Democrats.

“Trump is way more than the proverbial elephant in the room — he’s the elephant in the room with political bad breath, B.O. and a foul mouth,” said Ace Smith, a veteran Democratic consultant, who argued that the last time a president’s conduct loomed so large in congressional midterms was in the post-Watergate election of 1974.

And Democrats believe that Mr. Trump so overwhelms the political conversation that it makes their own liabilities pale in comparison.
“I don’t see headlines with: ‘Porn star sues Nancy Pelosi,’” said Representative Cedric Richmond, a Louisiana Democrat, when asked about his party’s polarizing House leader.

Just as gun control has put many Republican candidates on the defensive after Saturday’s student-led demonstrations, Mr. Trump’s behavior is increasingly backing candidates into a corner.

At a debate last week, Debbie Lesko, the Republican nominee for the Arizona congressional seat vacated by Trent Franks, said that Mr. Trump “needs to address” the claims of sexual impropriety against him.

“I don’t know that he can lead on that issue, but he certainly needs to deal with it and it has to be investigated,” said Ms. Lesko, a recent state senator, adding: “I don’t use his rhetoric, and I’m certainly not going to sexually harass anyone.”

But in an illustration of how firm Mr. Trump’s grip is on the party base, the president’s past comments about groping women have become an issue in some races only because pro-Trump candidates are attacking Republican rivals for abandoning him over those infamous “Access Hollywood” remarks.

Michigan’s attorney general, Bill Schuette, is assailing his rival for the Republican nomination for governor, Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, because Mr. Calley backed away from Mr. Trump after the “Access Hollywood” tape came out in 2016.

Indeed, the party’s embrace of Mr. Trump is most striking in several Midwestern states where he triumphed in 2016, and where a large number of important Senate and governor’s races are underway.

In Indiana, three candidates for Senate have each tried to position themselves as steadfast supporters of the White House, and one predicted Mr. Trump could earn a Nobel Peace Prize for his outreach to North Korea. In West Virginia and Ohio, Republican members of Congress running for Senate are boasting of having supported Mr. Trump before their states’ primaries in 2016.

But even in conservative-leaning Midwestern states, there is a deepening recognition that Mr. Trump’s volatile persona is a problem. In Missouri, home to one of the nation’s most competitive Senate races, Mr. Trump swooped in this month to headline a fund-raiser for Josh Hawley, the mild-mannered state attorney general challenging Senator Claire McCaskill, a Democrat.

Mr. Trump used the occasion to brag loudly of having bluffed his way, using made-up facts, through a phone call with Canada’s prime minister — a boast that made international news.

Former Senator John C. Danforth, a senior statesman among Missouri Republicans who is a strong backer of Mr. Hawley, called the president a challenging force in the race. Voters, he said, “object to him on the basis of his style and demeanor and the way he talks and acts toward people.”

Mr. Danforth said he was hopeful voters would distinguish Republicans like Mr. Hawley, a cerebral former law professor, from Mr. Trump, rather than rejecting “anybody who has the same label Trump has.”

But as Mr. Costello, the representative not running for re-election in Pennsylvania, noted, Mr. Trump’s persona did not just fuel liberal activism — it also made it nearly impossible to talk about Republican policy goals.

“He blocks everything out,” Mr. Costello said of the president. “What fuels the energy isn’t the issues. It’s the personality.”

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Trump has told his aides behind closed doors that Stormy Daniels is not his type, and claims the porn star's affair allegations are a 'hoax'

  • Trump has also allegedly called her allegations a 'hoax' and has asked confidants if this scandal is hurting his poll numbers
  • He has avoided commenting on the scandal in public but 'says a lot privately'
  • Trump tiptoed closer to a response on Monday morning, sending out a tweet complaining about the 'Fake News'
  • 'So much Fake News. Never been more voluminous or more inaccurate. But through it all, our country is doing great!' he wrote
  • Some say that his staying silent is an admission to having had an affair with Daniels


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Porn actress Alana Evans backs up Stormy Daniels' claims that she kept the dress from 'THAT NIGHT' with Trump, and she now plans to file her own defamation lawsuit against the president's lawyer Michael Cohen

  • Stormy Daniels has claimed she still has the dress from her 'night with Trump'
  • He claim has now been backed up by her fellow adult film star Alana Evans
  • Evans was also at Lake Tahoe on the night of Daniel's alleged meet with Trump
  • Evans has spoken about Daniels allegations, and been accused of lying by Trump
  • She is joining Daniels in suing Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen for defamation


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‘Sound familiar?’: Megyn Kelly says she was threatened by someone on behalf of President Trump – just like Stormy Daniels

  • Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly has waded into the Daniels-Trump scandal
  • She claims she was threatened by one of Trump's people telling her to back off
  • After Daniels' interview, Kelly claims Corey Lewandowski tried to get her fired
  • Lewandowski has previously denied it, calling Kelly an 'American patriot'


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Trump's silence on Stormy says a lot. But not about him.

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2 hrs ago


If there has been a single, unbroken theme spanning President Donald Trump's 14 months in office, it's been his inability to stay quiet, even when silence would seem to serve him best.

And yet, for more than two months, Trump has meticulously avoided personally addressing his alleged 2006 affair -- and his lawyer's role in covering it up before the 2016 election -- with adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

The streak is not unprecedented. On the advice of attorneys, Trump refrained -- for about a year -- from dropping special counsel Robert Mueller's name into his Twitter current. And like so many of his predecessors, he embraces certain metrics, like a booming stock market, until their fates reverse, and the index levels. For the President, that's about as rigorous as the messaging gets.

Which is all the more reason Trump, in keeping buttoned up about Daniels, is turning political pundits sideways. What does it mean?, we can't help but wonder -- then ask, and ask again, before gathering together at bar stools and in green rooms to debate with each other. The stats suggest a gap between interest, of which there is demonstrably plenty, and caring: Trump's poll numbers are bad but up a bit in the latest CNN survey.

The fact is that, as far as Trump's behavior goes, there is no clear cut answer. Implications, though, we've drawn a few.

Michael Avenatti, Daniels' lawyer, appears keenly aware that this -- the guessing -- is a good thing for him and his client. He's doing his job, working himself to the bone to keep the story in the headlines. (No mean feat in the Trump era.) A strangely magnetic television presence, shape-shifting seamlessly between the solicitous and aggrieved, one gets the sense, in part because he's pushed it, that Avenatti is playing with a bottomless deck.

Trump's political enemies and critics burble wishfully over Daniels' lawyer's tactics and stagecraft. Finally, someone with the wits to pin down the President! And what's on those discs Avenatti tweeted as a warning ahead of the 60 Minutes interview, anyway? (Something crazy and nothing at all are running at even money for now.) It feels like a page out of Trump's playbook; remember when he teased tapes of his conversations with James Comey? In a different time, in another life, Avenatti would have made a formidable "Apprentice" candidate.

Good faith entry into this story, for commentators and viewers alike, is a two-step process. First, one should be sure that the subject matter is, when considered against whatever else is bubbling up in the news, a worthy priority. (And even then, it's probably best taken in doses.)
From there, it's on to step No. 2: the particulars.

The accusation, made by Daniels during her 60 Minutes appearance, that she was physically threatened years ago as she considered telling her story, is undeniably relevant. As are the set of circumstances that led Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, to pay Daniels $130,000 in hush money, drawn from his own purse, days out from the 2016 election.

Because Trump's unusual quiet predated Sunday night's accusation of a violent threat against Daniels, the payment would seem to be the thing. (Again, everyone has a theory.) Cohen's story is simple, yet riddled with preposterous details. Perhaps Trump is concerned that engaging publicly would open new avenues of inquiry, like bringing Avenatti's desire to depose him closer to reality?

On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked why, given her frequent description of Trump as a counter-puncher, he's pulling them now?

"I didn't say he punches back on every single topic," she responded. "If he did, he would probably be addressing a lot of the stories that most of you write every single minute of every single day. He also has a country to run, and he's doing a great job with that."

Again, this beggars belief. Or suggests we're only an extended period of "executive time" away from that long-awaited rejoinder. A day later, she again refused to say whether Trump knew about Cohen's largesse.

"Look, the President has denied the allegations. We've spoken about this issue extensively and I don't have anything else to beyond that," she said. "Anything beyond that I would refer you to the outside counsel."

Denied them? Yes, through intermediaries -- not with his own mouth, or phone, to the American public.

History tells us that Trump will eventually shake loose the current constraints. The real question, then, is where he takes the drama next. And that -- the mystery, the waiting -- is the meta-narrative prevailing over all the rest. Even when the President is quiet, there is sound and fury in his wake.

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EXCLUSIVE: How Stormy Daniels tried to sell story about her one-night-stand with Donald Trump for $200,000 THREE weeks before the election but worked out a deal with Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen after she got no takers

  • Stormy Daniels's manager offered her client's story to celebrity magazines, television shows and websites in the run-up to the 2016 election
  • The titillating tell all was peddled to the media around October 17, three weeks before the election
  • But the adult actress apparently had no takers as Hillary was expected to win at the time, and Stormy's story would have been worth a fraction of her asking price
  • Daniels then accepted the $130k from Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen, who had made her the offer after Trump won the nomination
  • 'It looks to me that she accepted Cohen's money because she could not get the money she wanted from anyone else,' one media executive said
  • Daniels told her version of her tryst with Trump to Anderson Cooper on CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday
  • Stormy made it seem as though she did not seek to sell her story, telling Cooper: 'Suddenly people are reaching out to me again, offering me money. Large amounts of money'


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Arnold Schwarzenegger: California doesn't like Trump
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Arnold Schwarzenegger says the GOP is "dying at the box office" by not having more inclusive messages and policies, and suggests that California doesn't care about President Trump.
 

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EXCLUSIVE: How Donald Trump mocked the lock-jawed, nasal tones of Palm Beach's blue blood WASPs who gave him a hard time when he opened Mar-a-Lago because it admitted black and Jewish people

  • Author Ronald Kessler is set to release The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game next week
  • Kessler is a former Washington Post and Wall Street Journal investigative reporter and a longtime friend to Trump
  • In this exclusive excerpt from his new book, he reveals that the Palm Peach Town Council did not want Trump to open his Mar-a-Lago club because he didn't discriminate
  • Trump then sent DVDs of Gentleman's Agreement, a movie about anti-Semitism, and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner to the mayor and town council members
  • In sending the films, Trump was accusing town leaders of bigotry, Kessler writes
  • In private, Trump 'imitated the nasal, constricted tones of members of Palm Beach's blue blood WASP Old Guard' who were against his club
  • The Trump White House: Changing the Rules of the Game will be released April 3


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How Truth Lost Its Meaning In Trump's America: VICE on HBO, Full Episode
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Published on Mar 30, 2018
In Trump’s America, half the population lives in a world where the “crooked media” tells “fake news” made up of “alternative facts,” while the other half fights to maintain public trust in traditional media.

Much of this stems from the parallel online universe that led up to the 2016 election. Clinton and Trump supporters really don't listen to each other on Twitter, according to an analysis from the Electome project at the MIT Media Lab provided exclusively to VICE News.

“At least on Twitter, we see that there is a separation of where the journalists, and who the journalists are following, and no one is really listening or plugged into this Trump supporter graph.” Eugene Yi, a data-scientists at the lab told VICE News.

Formerly fringe bloggers, like Milo Yiannopolus and Mike Cernovich, seized the golden opportunity to speak directly to Trump supporters and flooded the internet with false information.

The now-infamous data targeting company Cambridge Analytica allegedly used mass amounts of personal information on the internet to manipulate voters, spreading pro-Trump news, no matter the factual evidence, which may have helped win the election for him.

With Trump in office, conservative new media and the mainstream are now at war over who is “fake news,” and a record low of 32 percent of Americans trust the press. And President Trump's personal crusade against the traditional press has only deepened the public divide.

But, "the president doesn't get to decide what the truth is," CNN's Jim Acosta, a common target of Trump's criticisms, told VICE News. VICE's Isobel Yeung meets the people on the frontlines in the battle for truth.

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Buchanan: How Trump’s Presidency Will Be Judged


by Tyler Durden
Tue, 04/03/2018 - 14:30




Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org,

On many issues — naming Scalia-like judges and backing Reagan-like tax cuts — President Trump is a conventional Republican.

Where he was exceptional in 2016, where he stood out starkly from his GOP rivals, where he won decisive states like Pennsylvania, was on his uniquely Trumpian agenda to put America and Americans first — from which the Bush Republicans recoiled.

Trump alone pledged to kill amnesty and secure the border with a 30-foot wall to halt the invasion of our country.

Trump alone pledged to end the de-industrialization of America and bring back our lost factories and lost jobs.

Trump alone pledged to end the democracy-crusading and extricate us from the endless Mideast wars into which George Bush, Barack Obama and the War Party had plunged the nation.

And, upon how he delivers on these three uniquely Trumpian issues will hang his political fate and history’s assessment of whether he was a good, great or failed president.



Where this city stands is not in doubt. It is salivating to see Trump’s presidency broken, his agenda trashed, and him impeached. This city looks to Robert Mueller as the Moses of its deliverance from the tyrant whom an uncomprehending electorate imposed upon it.

While Trump’s support among his deplorables is holding — indeed, he is creeping back up in the polls — the outcome of the battle to bring him down remains in doubt.

Consider. Trump’s border wall was treated like a disposable bauble in the GOP Congress’ $1.6 trillion budget deal. Cities and whole states are declaring themselves sanctuaries for people here illegally and defying U.S. authorities’ requests for help in deporting accused criminals.

A “caravan” of a thousand Central Americans is passing through Mexico, aided by the authorities, and headed for the U.S. border.

When they arrive, rely upon it, the anti-Trump media will be there to bewail any transgressions by the Border Patrol.

The hysterical reaction to news that the 2020 census will include a question, “Are you a U.S. citizen?” testifies to what this is all about.

America’s elites are adamant that our country should vanish inside a new Third World nation that resembles in its racial, religious and ethnic composition the U.N. General Assembly. The old God-and-country America the people loved they detest.

Trump is likely the last president who will try to preserve that country. If he leaves office with the border unsecured, it is hard to see what stops the Third World invasion, even as it is also coming across the Mediterranean into Europe.

The Camp of the Saints” is no longer a dystopian novel.

Enoch Powell’s warning, 50 years ago, about mass migration into Europe, “Et thybrim multo spumantem sanguine cerno,” “I see the River Tiber foaming with much blood,” is now seen as prophecy.

And Trump’s agenda of economic nationalism — restoring the industrial dynamism and self-sufficiency America knew from Lincoln to Reagan — faces relentless hostility from institutionalized power.

Against Trump stand corporate elites, whose profits and stock options depend on producing outside America, and the managerial class of a New World Order that runs the EU, U.N., IMF, World Bank and WTO.

Yet if global elites are hoarding the largest slice of the wealth of nations and a goodly slice of their political power, one senses that they are an unloved crowd, and they are sitting on a volcano.

The third unique Trump issue was his commitment to extricate us from the Middle East wars into which Bush and Obama had entrenched us, and to keep us out of any new wars. Trump also pledged to reach out to Vladimir Putin and to Russia to avoid a second Cold War.

Those who voted for him voted for that foreign policy.

And if Trump is drawn into new wars with Iran or North Korea, or reaches 2020 with U.S. forces still fighting in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Libya, he will be perceived as having failed.

Yet the resistance of this city to giving up its vision of U.S. global hegemony is broad and deep, for that vision is almost a defining mark of our foreign policy elites. For them to give it up would be like death itself.

The stunned reaction to Trump’s suggestion last week that we will be leaving Syria after ISIS’s caliphate is destroyed, testifies to how much their identify is tied up in this vision.

That Trump would accept an end to Syria’s civil war, with Bashar Assad still in power, is intolerable. Yet how we can reverse that reality without putting thousands of U.S. combat troops into Syria is unexplained. In the last analysis, then, it is upon three questions that the Trump presidency will be judged:

Did he secure America’s borders? Did he restore the industrial might of America? Did he take us out of and keep us out of any more neocon wars?


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Tell me how to hit Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google Trump says to Silicon Valley's controversial billionaire Peter Thiel as he hosts him for White House dinner

  • President Trump is having dinner Tuesday night with his biggest Silicon Valley backer: billionaire Peter Thiel
  • A source close to Thiel told DailyMail.com that they're supposed to talk regulation of Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google
  • Trump has been on a tear against Amazon, accusing the company Tuesday of ripping off the U.S. Post Office


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Trump's pick for CIA director Gina Haspel will explain her role in torture program at prison in Thailand used for 9/11 suspects ahead of full-Senate vote for her nomination

  • Trump's choice for CIA Director, Gina Haspel, will explain her role in the torture program carried out at a 'black site' prison in Thailand used for 9/11 suspects
  • Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, told reporters he has spoken at length to Haspel and there have been 'mischaracterizations' about her role
  • He says intelligence agencies are declassifying as much as possible so she can explain her role as much possible without jeopardizing sources or methods


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Trump's pick for CIA director Gina Haspel will explain her role in torture program at prison in Thailand used for 9/11 suspects ahead of full-Senate vote for her nomination
Put this with another thread about micro chipping those with mental disabilities & things are not looking too rosey for our future.
 

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Conservative WARNS Trump IS starting to WRECK the Economy Because He’s an ‘Imbecile’
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Republican strategist Steve Schmidt hammered President Donald Trump and commerce secretary Wilbur Ross for bumbling into a trade war with China — and lying about it.

Schmidt said Trump administration incompetence was unleashing potentially devastating consequences for the American economy, for reasons that have not been explained. WATCH
 

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Trump 'starts preparing for possible interview with Mueller' even though his advisors warn it's a perjury trap

  • Trump is reportedly taking briefings to prepare for possible Mueller interview
  • Preparation is 'in its infancy' and Trump has not formally agreed to interview
  • Lawyers and advisors strongly caution President that interview could be a trap
  • One misstatement and Trump could be charged with lying to FBI investigators


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Prominent art dealer, 67, dies and six firefighters are hurt as huge blaze engulfs 50th floor Trump Tower apartment which had NO sprinklers, as President tweets it was 'well built' but fails to mention victims

  • Fire broke out just before 6pm at Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan
  • The fire erupted on the 50th floor and was a fourth alarm with well over 200 firefighters and EMS personnel on the scene, the original call about the fire came in at 5:30pm
  • Incredible footage shows flames exploding through several windows with debris bursting out of the building and onto the street below
  • Todd Brassner, 67, who was in the apartment where the fire started succumbed to his injuries after being transported to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in critical
  • Brassner was a prominent art dealer who was close friends with Andy Warhol and was mentioned several times in his autopbiography
  • In 2015, Brassner filed for bankruptcy with his Trump Tower apartment being listed as worth $2.5million
  • Six firefighters also sustained non-life threatening injuries
  • During a press conference FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said 'the apartment was virtually, entirely on fire' when they arrived
  • The First Lady and their son Barron are currently in Washington DC
  • The President is also currently in Washington DC as well, tweeting at 6:42pm local time that the fire was 'confined'
  • The fire was officially listed under under control by the FDNY around 7:45pm


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'Scott is doing a great job': Trump defends embattled EPA chief Pruitt and claims he has received DEATH THREATS - as it's revealed he spent millions on first class travel because of safety fears

  • Scott Pruitt's concern with his safety came at a steep cost as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets
  • Altogether, the agency spent millions of dollars for a 20-member full-time detail that is more than three times the size of his predecessor's
  • An EPA spokesman cited 'unprecedented' threats against Pruitt and his family as justification for extraordinary security expenses
  • The EPA official said total security costs approached $3 million when pay is added to travel expenses
  • New details in Pruitt's expansive spending for security and travel emerged from agency sources
  • The EPA administrator has come under intense scrutiny for ethics issues and outsized spending over recent weeks


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5590511/Trump-comes-EPA-heads-defense-revealed-spent-millions-security-travel.html#ixzz5C4XWmLdU
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I don't think Trump is a nut now. After reading the last few pages of this thread, it appears he's just trying to make himself great again at our expense.
 

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Prominent art dealer, 67, dies and six firefighters are hurt as huge blaze engulfs 50th floor Trump Tower apartment which had NO sprinklers, as President tweets it was 'well built' but fails to mention victims

  • Fire broke out just before 6pm at Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan
  • The fire erupted on the 50th floor and was a fourth alarm with well over 200 firefighters and EMS personnel on the scene, the original call about the fire came in at 5:30pm
  • Incredible footage shows flames exploding through several windows with debris bursting out of the building and onto the street below
  • Todd Brassner, 67, who was in the apartment where the fire started succumbed to his injuries after being transported to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in critical
  • Brassner was a prominent art dealer who was close friends with Andy Warhol and was mentioned several times in his autopbiography
  • In 2015, Brassner filed for bankruptcy with his Trump Tower apartment being listed as worth $2.5million
  • Six firefighters also sustained non-life threatening injuries
  • During a press conference FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said 'the apartment was virtually, entirely on fire' when they arrived
  • The First Lady and their son Barron are currently in Washington DC
  • The President is also currently in Washington DC as well, tweeting at 6:42pm local time that the fire was 'confined'
  • The fire was officially listed under under control by the FDNY around 7:45pm


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NYC garbage being dumped in Alabama?
Return salvo by Sessions torch Trump Tower?
Bezos involved?
Annonomus Questions?
 

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Barber to the stars who cut Trump's hair for 30 years says the mogul's real estate advice saved his famed shop... but was a complete 'control freak' when it came to his locks

  • Manhattan barber Adrian Wood credits Trump's real estate advice for saving him
  • Wood cut Trump's hair for decades and says he was 'a complete control freak'
  • Trump advised Wood to get off the ground floor before rents rose, which he did
  • Mole's many star clients included John Lennon, Joe DiMaggio and Bernie Madoff


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President once called Trump Tower blaze victim 'crazy Jew' and the pair 'hated each other, with art dealer desperate to leave his $2.5million apartment', friends claim

  • Trump once allegedly called the Trump Tower fire victim a 'crazy Jew' in 1996
  • Todd Brassner died when flames overtook his 50th floor apartment Saturday
  • He and Trump apparently didn't like each other, and Trump once called the 67-year-old art dealer a 'crazy Jew'
  • Brassner was also apparently trying to sell his $2.5m apartment in the building
  • He was having a hard time because the price had depreciated so much since the 2008 recession


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5593057/President-called-Trump-Tower-blaze-victim-crazy-Jew-hated-friend-claims.html#ixzz5CAQZpewI
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REVEALED: Trump's sons spent '$73,000 of TAXPAYERS' money' on their trip to Dubai to attend lavish wedding of their billionaire business partner's daughter

  • The expenses covered Secret Service detail, hotel rooms and car services from March 26 to April 8
  • Donald Trump Jr., 40, along with 34-year-old Eric Trump were in Dubai for the wedding of the daughter of Hussain Sajwani, a self-made real estate billionaire
  • Sajwani has called the Trump family 'dear friends and business partners'
  • Eric's wife Lara also went on the trip and they all shared photos of their time in the UAE to social media


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5592811/Trump-sons-spend-70-000-private-trip-Dubai.html#ixzz5CApkkCWr
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Revealed: Trump fought legislation two decades ago requiring sprinklers in NYC buildings saying they were too expensive at $4 per square foot after art dealer dies in fatal fire at his tower

  • In 1998 Trump lobbied against legislation requiring sprinklers in New York City buildings that spurred from two serious and fatal fires
  • He said installing sprinklers, which costs $4 per square foot, was too expensive
  • An apartment on the 50th floor of Trump Tower went up in flames Saturday
  • The apartment building didn't have sprinklers in the units because Trump in 1998 got lawmakers to chance the legislation to only include new buildings
  • Todd Brassner, a 67-year-old art dealer, was killed in Saturday's blaze


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5592401/Trump-fought-legislation-two-decades-ago-requiring-sprinklers-NYC-buildings.html#ixzz5CAq5BkQr
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Trump's fury at Mueller as he brands FBI raid on his attorney Michael Cohen 'an attack on our country', after agents seize Stormy hush-money files in campaign finance and bank fraud probe 'that could see lawyer jailed for up to 30 years'

  • Trump voices fury after his personal attorney Michael Cohen has his hotel room and office raided calling it 'an attack on our country'
  • At the White House he blames Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia probe and says: 'I have this witch hunt constantly going on.'
  • He called raid 'an attack on our country and what we also stand for' and claimed the Mueller probe is 'biased' 'conflicted' and Hillary Clinton is escaping scrutiny
  • FBI agents seized documents and emails relating to the payment Cohen made to Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she had sex with Trump
  • Cohen is being probed for bank fraud and campaign finance violations and had his personal phone computer and bank records seized
  • Indicates he is being investigated for using a home equity line to borrow the $130,000 he used to pay Stormy Daniels for her silence
  • If Cohen did in fact lie to obtain credit he could be imprisoned for 30 years
  • Mueller took information about potential crime unrelated to his Russia probe to deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein who asked New York feds to act on it
  • Cohen's own attorney called move 'completely inappropriate and unnecessary' but Stormy Daniels's lawyer Michael Avenatti said: 'This could end badly for DJT'


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5596263/FBI-raid-Trumps-attorneys-office-seize-Stormy-Daniels-payment-records.html#ixzz5CGBzTMW3
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Trump's fury at Mueller as he brands FBI raid on his attorney Michael Cohen 'an attack on our country', after agents seize Stormy hush-money files in campaign finance and bank fraud probe 'that could see lawyer jailed for up to 30 years'


  • Mueller took information about potential crime unrelated to his Russia probe to deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein who asked New York feds to act on it
If only they'd help him destroy evidence like they did to a former SOS.
 

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Trump's fury at Mueller as he brands FBI raid on his attorney Michael Cohen 'an attack on our country', after agents seize Stormy hush-money files in campaign finance and bank fraud probe 'that could see lawyer jailed for up to 30 years'

  • Trump voices fury after his personal attorney Michael Cohen has his hotel room and office raided calling it 'an attack on our country'
  • At the White House he blames Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia probe and says: 'I have this witch hunt constantly going on.'
  • He called raid 'an attack on our country and what we also stand for' and claimed the Mueller probe is 'biased' 'conflicted' and Hillary Clinton is escaping scrutiny
  • FBI agents seized documents and emails relating to the payment Cohen made to Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she had sex with Trump
  • Cohen is being probed for bank fraud and campaign finance violations and had his personal phone computer and bank records seized
  • Indicates he is being investigated for using a home equity line to borrow the $130,000 he used to pay Stormy Daniels for her silence
  • If Cohen did in fact lie to obtain credit he could be imprisoned for 30 years
  • Mueller took information about potential crime unrelated to his Russia probe to deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein who asked New York feds to act on it
  • Cohen's own attorney called move 'completely inappropriate and unnecessary' but Stormy Daniels's lawyer Michael Avenatti said: 'This could end badly for DJT'


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This doesn't smell right.....

  • Indicates he is being investigated for using a home equity line to borrow the $130,000 he used to pay Stormy Daniels for her silence
Since when do you have to tell the bank what your using a home equity loan for? It's your equity! Why would a high priced lawyer take out a personal home equity loan to pay off one of a whore for his client? Shit don't add up...not even a little!
 

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'A total witch hunt': Trump tweets blistering early morning attack on his own Justice Department and says 'attorney-client privilege is dead' after the FBI raids his lawyer's office for Stormy Daniels hush money files

  • Trump lashed out at the DOJ after FBI raids his personal attorney Michael Cohen's hotel room and office
  • In a pair of morning tweets, he said 'Attorney-client privilege is dead' and reiterated his claim that the special counsel investigation is a 'witch hunt'
  • FBI agents seized documents and emails relating to the payment Cohen made to Stormy Daniels, the porn star who claims she had sex with Trump
  • Cohen is being probed for bank fraud and campaign finance violations and had his phone, computer and bank records seized
  • The raid indicates he is being investigated for using a home equity line of credit to borrow the $130,000 he used to pay Stormy Daniels for her silence – and shell companies to move the money
  • If Cohen lied to obtain credit he could be imprisoned for 30 years
  • Attorney-client privilege is nearly absolute, but can be overcome if communicating with a lawyer helps someone 'further' a crime
  • Daniels' attorney tweeted at Trump: [T]he attorney-client privilege is not dead. What is dead is using the privilege to hide illegal acts'


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5598833/Trump-sputter-tweets-FBI-raid-lawyer-Attorney-client-privilege-dead.html#ixzz5CHdbmz2X
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Kellyanne Conway's husband trolls Trump on Twitter with Justice Department rules on attorney-client privilege

  • FBI raided Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's offices on Monday
  • Furious president vented Tuesday morning the 'attorney-client privilege is dead'
  • Kellyanne Conway's husband fired back with a link to the Justice Department guidelines that permit search warrants against attorneys


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