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  #2682800 29-Mar-2021 22:31
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Oh the couple probably felt honoured to have the useless POS there. "Look! Donald Trump came to our wedding!! Let's watch the video again for the trillionth time!! It doesn't matter he rambled on about unrelated crap for ages, ruining our special day! HE IS SOOOOO COOL!!!!" blah blah blah


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  #2682801 29-Mar-2021 22:40
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Still on topic with Trump - this is that idiotic real estate agent who attended the riot, then got caught, then sought a pardon, and became regretful when none was forthcoming and she suddenly realised Trump didn't give a crap about her.

 

She's going to court (who the hell attends court dressed like that???) and is sure she's going to win. She's also said that no one else is sticking up for her. That's reality, sweetheart...everyone will only be looking out for himself at something like that! Who cares about you, or anyone else that was there?
You did the crime, I really hope you do the time.

 

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Jenna Ryan   @dotjenna · Mar 28     Well if this past election fiasco had to happen in order to be a catalyst for change in future election integrity, then I guess it was worth it. No more mail-in ballot & voter ID needs to become a reality and no more private funding of public elections. #voterintegrity   Needless to say, the bulk of the replies to her tweets are not in her favour or favourable towards her at all :D


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  #2682928 30-Mar-2021 09:55
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freitasm:

 

Dear Lord. He crashed a wedding at Mar-a-Lago and instead of talking about the couple, he complained about China, Iran, sanctions, stolen elections. So from happy wedding to a political rally. What a douche.

 

But hey, who would book a wedding a Mar-a-Lago anyway?

 

How about a couple of pro assassins looking to renew their vows, and make a few bucks while they're at it?

 





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  #2684850 31-Mar-2021 15:57
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  #2685627 2-Apr-2021 00:20
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Heck, that happened from the POTUS account for four years.

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  #2685663 2-Apr-2021 09:34
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Police officers sue Trump personally for injuries sustained in the Capitol riot:

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/capitol-police-officers-sue-trump-physical-emotional-injuries/story?id=76784999

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  #2685679 2-Apr-2021 10:58
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I hope so many chickens come home to roost that he smothers in the feathers.

 

 





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  #2685748 2-Apr-2021 12:30
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Rikkitic:

 

I hope so many chickens come home to roost that he smothers in the feathers.

 

 

Chicken s**t would be better.


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  #2686270 4-Apr-2021 11:18
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Grifters are gonna grift... How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

 

 

Stacy Blatt was in hospice care last September listening to Rush Limbaugh’s dire warnings about how badly Donald J. Trump’s campaign needed money when he went online and chipped in everything he could: $500.

 

It was a big sum for a 63-year-old battling cancer and living in Kansas City on less than $1,000 per month. But that single contribution — federal records show it was his first ever — quickly multiplied. Another $500 was withdrawn the next day, then $500 the next week and every week through mid-October, without his knowledge — until Mr. Blatt’s bank account had been depleted and frozen. When his utility and rent payments bounced, he called his brother, Russell, for help.

 

What the Blatts soon discovered was $3,000 in withdrawals by the Trump campaign in less than 30 days. They called their bank and said they thought they were victims of fraud.

 

But what the Blatts believed was duplicity was actually an intentional scheme to boost revenues by the Trump campaign and the for-profit company that processed its online donations, WinRed. Facing a cash crunch and getting badly outspent by the Democrats, the campaign had begun last September to set up recurring donations by default for online donors, for every week until the election.

 

Contributors had to wade through a fine-print disclaimer and manually uncheck a box to opt out.

 

As the election neared, the Trump team made that disclaimer increasingly opaque, an investigation by The New York Times showed. It introduced a second prechecked box, known internally as a “money bomb,” that doubled a person’s contribution. Eventually its solicitations featured lines of text in bold and capital letters that overwhelmed the opt-out language.

 

“Bandits!” said Victor Amelino, a 78-year-old Californian, who made a $990 online donation to Mr. Trump in early September via WinRed. It recurred seven more times — adding up to almost $8,000. “I’m retired. I can’t afford to pay all that damn money.”

 

The sheer magnitude of the money involved is staggering for politics. In the final two and a half months of 2020, the Trump campaign, the Republican National Committee and their shared accounts issued more than 530,000 refunds worth $64.3 million to online donors. All campaigns make refunds for various reasons, including to people who give more than the legal limit. But the sum the Trump operation refunded dwarfed that of Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s campaign and his equivalent Democratic committees, which made 37,000 online refunds totaling $5.6 million in that time.

 

The recurring donations swelled Mr. Trump’s treasury in September and October, just as his finances were deteriorating. He was then able to use tens of millions of dollars he raised after the election, under the guise of fighting his unfounded fraud claims, to help cover the refunds he owed.

 

Political strategists, digital operatives and campaign finance experts said they could not recall ever seeing refunds at such a scale. Mr. Trump, the R.N.C. and their shared accounts refunded far more money to online donors in the last election cycle than every federal Democratic candidate and committee in the country combined.

 

Over all, the Trump operation refunded 10.7 percent of the money it raised on WinRed in 2020; the Biden operation’s refund rate on ActBlue, the parallel Democratic online donation-processing platform, was 2.2 percent, federal records show.

 

Several bank representatives who fielded fraud claims directly from consumers estimated that WinRed cases, at their peak, represented as much as 1 to 3 percent of their workload. An executive for one of the nation’s larger credit-card issuers confirmed that WinRed at its height accounted for a similar percentage of its formal disputes.

 

That figure may seem small at first glance, but financial experts said it was a shockingly large percentage, considering that political donations represent a tiny fraction of the overall United States economy.

 





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  #2686271 4-Apr-2021 11:21
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NZ Herald - 'Very real chance' Donald Trump will go to prison as financial probe heats up

 

03 Apr, 2021

 


Two and a half months after leaving the White House, Donald Trump is, among other things, reportedly plotting a 2024 reprisal (sic) of his role as leader of the free world from the comfort of his resort in Florida's Palm Beach.

 

But if the former president's escalating legal woes are anything to go by, there's a "very real chance" he'll be heading to prison instead.

 

In addition to being the defendant in no fewer than 29 lawsuits, according to The Washington Post, the 74-year-old is also the subject of multiple criminal investigations - including one in which lawyers have obtained access to his tax returns after a four-year fight on Trump's part to keep them secret.

 

The investigation into whether he has committed bank, tax and insurance fraud has stepped up a notch in recent weeks, after the personal bank records of Trump Organisation CFO Allen Weisselberg were subpoenaed.

 

"Mr Weisselberg, who has not been accused of wrongdoing, has overseen the Trump Organisation's finances for decades and may hold the key to any possible criminal case in New York against the former president and his family business," reporters for The New York Times wrote on Wednesday.

 

People with knowledge of the matter also told The Times that prosecutors are seeking a new round of internal Trump Organisation documents to "compare those details [of each Trump property's financial situation] against the information the company provided to its lenders and local tax authorities to assess whether it fraudulently misled them". ...

 

 

 

 

I live in hope ... remember that Al Capone went down on tax charges ...  😏

 

 

 

Forbes - Al Capone Convicted ... After Boasting ‘They Can’t Collect Legal Taxes From Illegal Money’





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  #2686292 4-Apr-2021 12:23
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Sounds good to me. Maybe he'll finally get what's (long overdue) coming to him. I can hear his childish, sulky tantrums already.


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  #2686295 4-Apr-2021 12:35
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Sideface: I live in hope



I'm not holding my breath. Trump has built his career around avoiding taking responsibility and evading lawsuits, this is just the latest set.

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  #2686313 4-Apr-2021 14:39
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Grifters are gonna grift... How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

 

 

I consider myself fairly cynical but even I am amazed at how low these gangsters have gone with this kind of grift. Trump is an unabashed greed-driven criminal and so are those who enable him. He needs to be jailed and the Republican party wound up. These people do not deserve to stand in the same room with those they have cheated and stolen from. I hope they all have underage girlfriends and get the prison boyfriends they so richly deserve!

 

 





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  #2686493 5-Apr-2021 08:27
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Even if Trump is sentenced, how do you think an ex-President would be in prison? They have had access to state secrets, you can't just put him in any prison where he could be in contact with some third party agent. He can't be in isolation forever.

 

There is no way this guy ends up in prison, where he belongs.





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  #2686498 5-Apr-2021 08:42
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One can always hope. Trump doesn't read and he's not very bright. I doubt he has retained any state secrets worth passing on.

 

 





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