The Smoking Gun: Trump, The Least Charitable Billionaire

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  5. Maybe America needs a trump to remember why they ever got rid of the King of England.
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    Trump Orders Surrogates to Intensify Criticism of Judge and Journalists | Bloomberg Politics

    During a Monday conference call with supporters, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee overruled a directive sent out by his own campaign.

    An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge's Mexican ancestry during a conference call on Monday in which he ordered them to question the judge's credibility and impugn reporters as racists.

    "We will overcome," Trump said, according to two supporters who were on the call and requested anonymity to share their notes with Bloomberg Politics. "And I’ve always won and I’m going to continue to win. And that’s the way it is."

    There was no mention of apologizing or backing away from his widely criticized remarks about U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who is overseeing cases against the Trump University real-estate program.

    When former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer interrupted the discussion to inform Trump that his own campaign had asked surrogates to stop talking about the lawsuit in an e-mail on Sunday, Trump repeatedly demanded to know who sent the memo, and immediately overruled his staff.

    "Take that order and throw it the hell out," Trump said.


    The e-mailed memo, sent by Freeman on Sunday, was cc'd to campaign manager Corey Lewandowski; Hope Hicks, Trump's top communications staffer; and Rick Gates, a top aide to campaign chairman Paul Manafort. It informed surrogates that "they're not authorized to discuss matters concerning the Trump Organization including corporate news such as the Trump University case.”

    "The best possible response is ‘the case will be tried in the courtroom in front of a jury — not in the media,’” according to the e-mail, obtained by Bloomberg Politics.

    The Trump campaign has not responded to requests for comment about the call.

    Trump's five weeks as the presumptive nominee have been marked by several missteps: A refusal to release his tax returns, confusion among donors over which super-PAC to give money, audio of him using a pseudonym to act as his own publicist, failing to donate to veterans groups as promised until pressed by the media.

    But the most incendiary controversy has been his handling of Trump University.

    Trump ignited the controversy when he defended his real-estate program by saying Curiel has an inherent conflict of interest because of his Mexican heritage, because the candidate has proposed building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to curb illegal immigration. Curiel was born in Indiana, and Trump's complaint has been criticized by Republican leaders, legal experts, and other commentators. Trump on Sunday broadened his argument by saying on CBS that it’s possible a Muslim judge could treat him unfairly too, because of his proposed ban on Muslim immigration.

    "I should have won this thing years ago," Trump said on the call about the case, adding that Curiel is a "member of La Raza." Curiel is affiliated with La Raza Lawyers of California, a Latino bar association.

    A clearly irritated Trump told his supporters to attack journalists who ask questions about the lawsuit and his comments about the judge.

    "The people asking the questions — those are the racists," Trump said. "I would go at 'em."

    Suggesting a broader campaign against the media, Trump said the campaign should also actively criticize television reporters. "I'd let them have it," he said, referring to those who Trump portrayed as hypocrites.

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    Big talk
    Tiny hands
    Where's the beef?
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    He's gonna lose this. Other Republicans running now are attacked for everything Trump does, and he is continuing with racist attacks so it looks like Republicans running for ANYTHING are in a bad way.
    Maybe he was only running to gain a bully pulpit for the express purpose of imporoving his business- ending a lawsuit that will expose a scam and lose him $$$. Does he realize he has bet his entire wad? He won't walk out of this a rich man for long. Everyone who wants revenge will step in. His Teflon will melt.
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    Thoughts on this shit stirring?
  12. It's a tarp!
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    Anyone receiving political entreaties via pm?
    It seems we have a Super Pac army member chasing tru believers here lol :D
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  19. Reposting awesome speech
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    No! Stop them before they breed!

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  21. In a nutshell Trump has verbal diarrhoea we got it. We're bored to death with it and we're bored to death with your fucking anti Islamic posts too. Now shut the fuck up and give it a rest.
  22. Bro you're boring now shut the fuck up and think about anything else but Trump it's boring, you're boring us and you're boring yourself I'll wager.
    Shut the fuck up
  23. I'm a Gay Activist, and After Orlando, I Have Switched My Vote to Trump
    By Anonymous 2016-06-12T19:07:04

    This is the saddest day of my life. I can't even wrap my mind around the horror of what happened last night in Orlando, where 50 joyful dancing queers were murdered by a religious extremist. I'm sad -- devastated, in my soul -- about that; but I'm also sad that the events of Orlando have shattered my political beliefs, as I can no longer swear allegiance to a peace-love-and-unicorns progressive philosophy that only helps to get my fellow queers killed.
    Yes, there is a war between religious fundamentalism and the spirit of love and tolerance. But we progressives here in America still labor under the delusion that the religion we need to combat is Christianity. But that's a strawman opponent, and has been so for decades. Since the 1990s, Christian extremists have essentially lost all their power, and are now toothless nonplayers in the "culture wars." Meanwhile, Muslim extremists, with guns, murder us, and on the left our only response is to bleat about "Islamophobia" and jump through hoops trying to explain away the self-evident religious motivation for the killings.
    Oh sure, all year I've been playing the "Bernie or Hillary?" game with all the other default-Democrats in my social and professional circles. But this is no longer some kind of game. Our lives are on the line. Although I voted for Hillary in the primary, I now cringe inwardly with shame and embarrassment at having done so, and in November I will vote for Trump.
    Why? Yes, I know that Trump is an a**hole, Trump is a clown, Trump is a motormouth buffoon. You don't have to convince me of that. But he's also the only person saying anything about putting the brakes on Islamic extremism, and in light of what happened last night in Orlando, suddenly that is the only issue that really matters when it comes to the health, well-being and safety of the queer community.
  24. Trump applys breaks to Islamic extremism- as they use his speeches for recruiting. I call bullshit "Gay Activist"
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  26. Mitt Romney is butthurt that he did not win in 2012 and was having a go at Donald Trump.
    Glenn Beck, another Mormon kook has had very odd things to say as well.
    I think that Cruz won Utah in the primaries, but most of those voters will probably still stay Republican.
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    The Daily Show ‏@TheDailyShow 3 hours ago
    Happy 70th B-day Trump! Your skin looks fantastic and you still have the youthful hands of a nine-year-old!

    The Daily Show ‏@TheDailyShow 3 hours ago
    Happy 70th Birthday Trump! May you retweet white supremacists to your heart’s content!

    The Daily Show ‏@TheDailyShow 3 hours ago
    Happy 70th birthday, @realDonaldTrump! We’re sorry you can’t have the one thing you want the most!


    The Daily Show ‏@TheDailyShow 44 minutes ago
    Happy 70th Donald Trump! Today you are truly equal to seven 10 year olds!
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