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  • The JugglerThe Juggler Behind that bush over there.Posts: 44,117
    2022
    https://apnews.com/article/politics-georgia-donald-trump-juries-united-states-government-fc08d39209ce3be768d933f96a434abf

    Ga. special grand jury ends probe of Trump, 2020 election

    By KATE BRUMBACK38 minutes ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The special grand jury in Atlanta that has been investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and his allies committed any crimes while trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in Georgia has finished its work, bringing the case closer to possible criminal charges against Trump and others.

    Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney, who was overseeing the panel, issued a two-page order Monday dissolving the special grand jury. The lengthy investigation has been one of several around the country that threaten legal peril for Trump as he mounts a third bid for the White House.

    The decision whether to seek an indictment from a regular grand jury will be up to Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis. Willis spokesperson Jeff DiSantis said the office had no comment on the completion of the panel’s work.

    McBurney wrote in his order that the special grand jury recommended that its report be made public. He scheduled a hearing for Jan. 24 to determine whether all or part of the report should be released and said the district attorney’s office and news outlets would be given an opportunity to make arguments at that hearing.


    Since June, the special grand jury has heard testimony from dozens of witnesses, including numerous close Trump associates such as the former New York mayor and Trump attorney, Rudy Giuliani, andSen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina. Assorted high-ranking Georgia officials have also testified, among them Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.



    Last month, the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection asserted in its final report that Trump criminally engaged in a “multi-part conspiracy” to overturn the lawful results of the 2020 presidential election and failed to act to stop his supporters from attacking the Capitol. The report concluded an extraordinary 18-month investigation into the former president and the violent attack.

    Special grand juries in Georgia cannot issue indictments but instead can issue a final report recommending actions to be taken.

    Willis opened the investigation in early 2021, shortly after a recording surfaced of a Jan. 2, 2021, phone call between Trump and Raffensperger. During that call, the president suggested the state’s top elections official could “find” the votes needed to overturn his loss in the state.


    “I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have,” Trump had said. “Because we won the state.”

    Since then it has become clear that Willis has been focusing on several different areas: phone calls made to Georgia officials by Trump and his allies; false statements made by Trump associates before Georgia legislative committees; a panel of 16 Republicans who signed a certificate falsely stating that Trump had won the state and that they were the state’s “duly elected and qualified” electors; the abrupt resignation of the U.S. attorney in Atlanta in January 2021; alleged attempts to pressure a Fulton County election worker; and breaches of election equipment in a rural south Georgia county.


    Lawyers for Giuliani said in August that prosecutors told them he could possibly face criminal charges in the case. The 16 Republican fake electors have also been told they are targets of the investigation, according to public court filings. It is possible that others have also been notified they are targets of the investigation.

    Trump and his allies have consistently denied any wrongdoing, with the former president repeatedly describing his call with Raffensperger as “perfect” and dismissing Willis’ investigation as a “strictly political Witch Hunt!”

    Willis took the unusual step in January 2022 of requesting that a special grand jury be seated to aid the investigation. She noted that a special grand jury would have subpoena power which would help compel testimony from witnesses who were otherwise unwilling to participate in the investigation.

    In a letter asking the court to impanel the special grand jury, Willis wrote that her office had received information indicating a “reasonable probability” that Georgia’s 2020 election, including the presidential race, “was subject to possible criminal disruptions.” Her request was granted and the special grand jury was seated in May.

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  • gimmesometruth27gimmesometruth27 St. Fuckin LouisPosts: 20,431
    good because it seems like garland does not want to indict.
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  • The JugglerThe Juggler Behind that bush over there.Posts: 44,117
    2022
    good because it seems like garland does not want to indict.
    I think Jack Smith will have a lot to say about that this year. 
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  • gimmesometruth27gimmesometruth27 St. Fuckin LouisPosts: 20,431
    good because it seems like garland does not want to indict.
    I think Jack Smith will have a lot to say about that this year. 
    doesn't the ag have to be the one to prosecute though? what good is the special prosecutor if the ag is not inclined to charge?
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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 26,544
    2021
    good because it seems like garland does not want to indict.
    I think Jack Smith will have a lot to say about that this year. 
    doesn't the ag have to be the one to prosecute though? what good is the special prosecutor if the ag is not inclined to charge?
    Garland is leaving the decision to him,  free of any perceived political influence. 
  • mickeyratmickeyrat Posts: 27,377
    good because it seems like garland does not want to indict.
    I think Jack Smith will have a lot to say about that this year. 
    doesn't the ag have to be the one to prosecute though? what good is the special prosecutor if the ag is not inclined to charge?


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  • The JugglerThe Juggler Behind that bush over there.Posts: 44,117
    2022
    https://www.cnn.com/2023/01/24/politics/fulton-county-trump-grand-jury-hearing/index.html

    ‘Decisions are imminent’ on charges in Trump’s effort to overturn 2020 election in Georgia, Fulton County DA says


    Former President Donald Trump and Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis
    Former President Donald Trump and Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis
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    CNN — 

    Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis suggested Tuesday that the special grand jury investigating Donald Trump and his allies’ efforts to upend the 2020 election in Georgia has recommended multiple indictments and said that her decision on whether to bring charges is “imminent.”

    A hearing is underway in an Atlanta courtroom on whether to publicly release the special grand jury report. Willis, a Democrat, opposes the release, citing her ongoing deliberations on charges.

    “Decisions are imminent,” Willis told Judge Robert McBurney.

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    “We want to make sure that everyone is treated fairly, and we think for future defendants to be treated fairly it’s not appropriate at this time to have this report released,” she said.

    The special grand jury, barred from issuing indictments, penned the highly anticipated final report as a culmination of its seven months of work, which included interviewing witnesses from Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani.

    Its final report is likely to include some summary of the panel’s investigative work, as well as any recommendations for indictments and the alleged conduct that led the panel to its conclusions.

    Donald Wakeford, Fulton County’s chief senior assistant district attorney, also argued to the judge that it would be “dangerous” to release the report before any announcement related to possible charges is made.

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    “We think immediately releasing before the district attorney has even had an opportunity to address publicly whether there will be charges or not – because there has not been a meaningful enough amount of time to assess it – is dangerous,” Wakeford said. “It’s dangerous to the people who may or may not be named in the report for various reasons. It’s also a disservice to the witnesses who came to the grand jury and spoke the truth to the grand jury.”

    Atlanta-area prosecutors are already poring over the report as they weigh whether to bring charges against Trump or his associates.

    McBurney, who oversaw the special grand jury’s roughly seven-month investigation, will decide whether the report should be released publicly and, if so, how much of it. While the panel of grand jurors recommended its report be made public, so far, the contents have been closely held.

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    Attorneys for Trump are not participating in Tuesday’s hearing.

    “The grand jury compelled the testimony of dozens of other, often high-ranking, officials during the investigation, but never found it important to speak with the President,” Trump attorneys Drew Findling, Marissa Goldberg and Jennifer Little said in a statement. “Therefore, we can assume that the grand jury did their job and looked at the facts and the law, as we have, and concluded there were no violations of the law by President Trump.”

    The path to indictments

    The Georgia probe began soon after Trump phoned Raffensperger in January 2021, pressing the secretary of state to “find” the votes necessary for Trump to win the state. He lost the state to Joe Biden by nearly 12,000 votes.

    “Our vote is as important as anyone else,” Willis told CNN in a 2022 interview. “If someone takes that away or violates it in a way that is criminal, because I sit here in this jurisdiction it’s my responsibility.”

    Willis requested a special grand jury to investigate the case and the panel began its work in June 2022, calling a roster of witnesses that included RaffenspergerGiuilani, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham.


    Over time, the investigation has expanded well beyond the Trump call to include false claims of election fraud to state lawmakers, the fake elector scheme, efforts by unauthorized individuals to access voting machines in one Georgia county and threats and harassment against election workers.

    Along the way, Willis has designated a number of people as targets of her probe, including 16 Republicans who served as pro-Trump electors in 2020 and Giuliani.

    But how much of that makes it into the final report was up to the special grand jurors.

    “It’s important for people to know that the prosecutor’s office does not write the presentment, traditionally,” James said. “It literally is the will of the people.”

    Now that Willis has the special grand jury’s report, it’s up to her to decide whether to go to a regular grand jury to pursue indictments. She’s not required to follow the exact recommendations laid out by the special grand jury, but its work product is likely to eventually become public and she could risk backlash if she runs too far afield of the panel’s suggestions.

    Willis has previously said she could pursue Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) charges in this case, which would allow prosecutors to bring charges against multiple defendants and make the case that Trump and his allies were part of a criminal enterprise.

    Whatever her approach, she’s likely to face pressure to move expeditiously with indictments or close her investigation.

    The level of pressure is “all encompassing,” said James, who predicted Willis would marshal her resources and get her case trial-ready before she seeks any indictments.

    “The spotlight is hot,” James said. “You can’t afford to lose a case like this right?”

    Prior special grand jury reports offer hints of what to expect

    Prior special grand jury reports have laid out a narrative of the panel’s investigation and concluded with recommendations.

    The 2013 special grand jury James worked with issued a roughly 80-page report, but it was only released publicly after a months-long court fight.

    The DeKalb County panel’s investigative summary referenced testimony and documents provided to the grand jury. Tacked on to the end of the report was a list of all the witnesses who appeared. The grand jurors ultimately referred one person for indictment – who fought the report’s public release – and nearly a dozen others for further investigation, laying out the infractions in each case that led them to their conclusions. They also recommended a variety of government reforms.

    A 2010 report from a special grand jury in Gwinnett County summarized its investigative activity surrounding local land acquisition deals and indicted one public official, though the indictment was later overturned when a court ruled that special grand juries could not issue indictments.

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    It'll be shocking if justice ever catches up with him.  He's a master at legal delays and any edge the legal system gives him.  
  • mickeyratmickeyrat Posts: 27,377
     
    Trump investigations: Georgia prosecutor ups anticipation
    By KATE BRUMBACK and ERIC TUCKER
    Today

    ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Donald Trump and his allies have been put on notice by a prosecutor, but the warning didn’t come from anyone at the Justice Department.

    It was from a Georgia prosecutor who indicated she was likely to seek criminal charges soon in a two-year election subversion probe. In trying to block the release of a special grand jury’s report, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis argued in court last week that decisions in the case were “imminent” and that the report’s publication could jeopardize the rights of “future defendants.”

    Though Willis, a Democrat, didn't mention Trump by name, her comments marked the first time a prosecutor in any of several current investigations tied to the Republican former president has hinted that charges could be forthcoming. The remarks ratcheted anticipation that an investigation focused, in part, on Trump's call with Georgia's secretary of state could conclude before ongoing federal probes.

    “I expect to see indictments in Fulton County before I see any federal indictments,” said Clark Cunningham, a Georgia State University law professor.

    Besides the Georgia inquiry, a Justice Department special counsel is investigating Trump over his role in working with allies to overturn his loss in the 2020 presidential election and his alleged mishandling of classified documents.

    Trump had appeared to face the most pressing legal jeopardy from the probe into a cache of classified materials at his Florida resort, and that threat remains. But that case seems complicated, at least politically, by the recent discovery of classified records at President Joe Biden’s Delaware home and at a Washington office. The Justice Department tapped a separate special counsel to investigate that matter.

    Willis opened her office’s investigation shortly after the release of a recording of a Jan. 2, 2021, phone call between Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. In that conversation, the then-president suggested that Raffensperger, a fellow Republican, could “find” the votes needed to overturn Trump’s narrow election loss in the state to Biden, a Democrat.

    “All I want to do is this: I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have,” Trump said on the call.

    Since then, the investigation’s scope has broadened considerably, encompassing among other things: a slate of Republican fake electors, phone calls by Trump and others to Georgia officials in the weeks after the 2020 election, and unfounded allegations of widespread election fraud made to state lawmakers.

    In an interview, Trump insisted he did “absolutely nothing wrong” and that his phone call with Raffensperger was “perfect.” He said he felt “very confident” that he would not be indicted.

    “She’s supposed to be stopping violent crime, and that’s her job,” Trump said of Willis. “Not to go after people for political reasons, that did things absolutely perfectly.”

    It is unclear how Willis' case will impact the Justice Department's probes or what contact her team has had with federal investigators. Justice Department prosecutors have been circumspect in discussing their investigations, offering little insight into how or when they might end.

    But Willis' comments indicate that the Georgia investigation is on a path toward resolution — with charges or not — on a timetable independent of what the Justice Department is planning to do, legal experts said.

    Cunningham, the Georgia State professor, said that Willis’ comments implied that the special grand jury’s report contained detail about people who the panel and Wills believe should, at minimum, be further investigated.

    “She wouldn’t be talking about the release of the report creating prejudice to potential future defendants unless she saw in the report peoples’ names who she saw as potential future defendants,” he added.

    Attorney General Merrick Garland in November tapped Jack Smith, a former public corruption prosecutor, to act as special counsel overseeing investigations into Trump’s actions leading up to the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot and into his possession of hundreds of classified documents at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.

    Though Smith and his team of prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas, he has not revealed when his investigation might conclude or who might be a target.

    Garland has declined to discuss the probes, saying only that “no person is above the law” and that there aren’t separate rules for Democrats and Republicans.

    FBI agents recently searched Biden's Wilmington, Delaware, home, finding six items containing classified documents, the White House said. Further muddling the Justice Department’s calculus: Classified records were found this month at the Indiana home of Trump's vice president, Mike Pence.

    Public disclosures about Willis’ case are the result, to some degree, of the unusual nature of the Georgia proceedings.

    Willis in January of last year sought to convene a special grand jury to help her investigation, citing the need for its subpoena power to compel the testimony of witnesses who otherwise wouldn’t talk to her. She said in a letter to Fulton County’s chief judge that her office had received information indicating a “reasonable probability” that the 2020 election in Georgia “was subject to possible criminal disruptions.”

    The county’s superior court judges voted to grant the request, and the panel was seated in May. The grand jurors heard from 75 witnesses and reviewed evidence collected by prosecutors and investigators. Among the witnesses who testified were former New York mayor and Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and such Georgia state officials as Raffensperger and Gov. Brian Kemp.

    The panel lacked the authority to issue an indictment, but its report is presumed to include recommendations for further action, possibly including potential criminal charges.

    The special grand jury was dissolved earlier this month after wrapping up its work and finalizing a report on its investigation. The grand jurors recommended the report be made public.

    News organizations, including The Associated Press, argued for the report to be released. At a hearing last week, Willis said that a decision was looming on whether to seek an indictment and that she opposed releasing the report because she wanted to ensure “that everyone is treated fairly and we think for future defendants to be treated fairly, it is not appropriate at this time to have this report released."

    Attorneys for witnesses and others identified as targets have insisted that Willis is driven by politics rather than by legitimate concerns that crimes were committed. Among other things, they pointed to her public statements and initial willingness to speak to print and television news outlets.

    Danny Porter, a Republican who served as district attorney in neighboring Gwinnett County for nearly three decades, said Willis has been navigating unfamiliar territory. Special grand juries are relatively rare in Georgia, and the law doesn’t provide much guidance for prosecutors, he said.

    Even so, Porter said, it appeared Willis had not crossed any ethical or legal red lines that would call into question the integrity of the investigation.

    “Procedurally,” he said, “I haven’t seen anything that made me go, ‘Oh, jeez, I wouldn’t have done that.’”

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    Tucker reported from Washington. AP writer Meg Kinnard in Columbia, South Carolina, contributed to this report.


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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    Now, POOTWH is just being picked on. Poor, poor baby. But there should be some tasty tidbits of deposition and GJ testimony to come out of this.
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    Trump lawsuit claims Woodward audiobook violates copyright
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    Yesterday

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Monday against journalist Bob Woodward, claiming he never had permission to publicly release interview recordings made for the book “Rage.”

    The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Pensacola, Florida, against Woodward, his publisher Simon & Schuster Inc., and the publisher’s parent company Paramount Global. Trump’s attorneys are seeking nearly $50 million in damages.

    Simon & Schuster and Woodward released a joint response saying Trump’s lawsuit is without merit, and they will aggressively defend against it.

    “All these interviews were on the record and recorded with President Trump’s knowledge and agreement,” the statement said. “Moreover, it is in the public interest to have this historical record in Trump’s own words. We are confident that the facts and the law are in our favor.”

    The lawsuit claims that Trump consented to being recorded for a series of interviews between December 2019 and August 2020, but only for a book Woodward was working on. “Rage” was published in September 2021. Trump claims Woodward and Simon & Schuster Inc. violated his copyright by releasing the audio recordings in November 2022 as “The Trump Tapes: Bob Woodward’s Twenty Interviews with President Donald Trump.”

    The copyright lawsuit comes just weeks after a federal judge in West Palm Beach sanctioned Trump and one of his attorneys, ordering them to pay nearly $1 million for filing what the judge said was a bogus lawsuit against Trump’s 2016 rival Hillary Clinton and others.

    U.S. District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks accused Trump in a Jan. 19 filing of a “pattern of abuse of the courts” for filing frivolous lawsuits for political purposes, which he said “undermines the rule of law” and “amounts to obstruction of justice.”

    Citing Trump’s recent legal action against the Pulitzer Prize board, the New York attorney general, big tech companies and CNN, Middlebrooks described Trump as “a prolific and sophisticated litigant” who uses the courts “to seek revenge on political adversaries.”

     

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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    "Only the guilty plead the Fifth." Watch the deposition in the link. Looking a little rattled.

    Trump in Even More Legal Hot Water After Lying to Judge

    Former President Donald Trump appears to have lied in sworn court records, opening him up to severe sanctions by a New York judge who has already lost his patience and threatened to punish him before.

    Trump claimed he wasn’t the president of the Trump Organization during his four years at the White House, despite previously testifying that he was an “inactive president.” And he claimed that he didn’t have a financial stake in a partnership with the real estate company Vornado, even though he previously testified that he did.

    On Tuesday, the New York Attorney General’s Office asked Justice Arthur F. Engoron to intervene quickly to ensure that the former president still faces a trial later this year that could bankrupt his company.

    New York AG Letitia James sued the Trump family and their real estate empire for at least $250 million last year, the end result of a three-year investigation that documented how the Trumps have routinely faked property values to score better bank loans and cheat taxes. The civil lawsuit threatens to yank the company’s credentials, seize its bank accounts, and choke off its access to any banks in New York City—the global finance capital.

    The Trumps, desperate to avoid the collapse of their company, initially tried to disqualify the AG and stop her from accessing company records. But when Judge Engoron threatened to sanction lawyers for incessantly making “frivolous” legal arguments, the Trumps last week were finally forced to answer James’ lawsuit with actual defenses.

    The result was a legal document that read like a joke, with Trump attorney Alina Habba going as far as claiming there is formally no such thing as the “Trump Organization’—a ridiculous position, given that it’s a billion-dollar company Trump used to build his reputation over decades.

    On Tuesday, the AG’s office called her out on that too, noting that in November she began a court hearing before this very judge by introducing herself as an attorney for that company.

    “Good morning, Your Honor. Alina Habba for Trump Organization, Donald Trump, et cetera,” she said on Nov. 22 in a New York City courtroom.

    The AG’s office also pointed out how Trump, in a separate case involving how his security guards beat up protesters in Manhattan, testified behind closed doors that while at the White House he “was an inactive president and now I’m active again.” The testimony shows that he remained atop the Trump Organization.

    “Was there a period of time that you were not the president of the Trump Organization?” asked the protester’s lawyer, Benjamin Dictor.

    “Well, I wasn’t active during the time I was at 1600,” Trump said, referring to the White House address. “I would say that I was an inactive president and now I’m active again.”

    By contrast, in court documents last week, Trump swore that he “specifically denies the definition of ‘Trump Organization’” and “each and every allegation” that he was ever the inactive president of the company during four years in public office.

    At the bottom of the 300-page document, Trump signed his name using his usual thick, black marker beneath an affirmation that says his list of responses “is true to the best of [his] own current knowledge.”

    Lying in court documents is a red line that could result in hefty fines and serious blowback in court.

    In Tuesday’s filing, the lawyer at the AG’s office leading the case asked the judge to drag the Trumps into court again to punish them for pulling the stunt—and to not give them a second chance.

    “The Court has already admonished defendants and their counsel for their continued invocation of meritless legal claims but exercised its discretion in not imposing such sanctions,

    ‘having made its point.’ It does not appear that this point was taken, however, and [AG’s office] would ask the court to renew the issue,” attorney Kevin Wallace wrote.

    Read more at The Daily Beast.

    Trump in Even More Legal Hot Water After Lying to Judge (msn.com)

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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    Oh look, POOTWH flies in helicopters with a pet lion and a sword. Look how manly he is! Resolute even! I’m swooning!! Wonder if I can get it in black light felt? Is that a confederate battle coat he’s wearing? To protect him from the elements as he leads his followers in battle? Be still my throbbing heart!


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  • FiveBelowFiveBelow Lubbock, TXPosts: 1,059
    I’m just trying to make sense of the lions legs, truly baffling.
  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom'sPosts: 15,267
    2021


    Holy Shit tRump lost Bill Mitchell. One of the stupidest magats to walk the earth.
    Remember the Thomas Nine !! (10/02/2018)

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    2010: St Louis, Columbus, Noblesville; 2011: EV Chicago, East Troy, East Troy
    2013: London ON, Chicago; 2014: Cincy, St Louis, Moline (NO CODE)
    2016: Lexington, Wrigley #1; 2018: Wrigley #1, Wrigley #2, Boston #1, Boston #2
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  • The JugglerThe Juggler Behind that bush over there.Posts: 44,117
    2022


    Holy Shit tRump lost Bill Mitchell. One of the stupidest magats to walk the earth.
    What were these weekend "attacks?"
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  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom'sPosts: 15,267
    2021


    Holy Shit tRump lost Bill Mitchell. One of the stupidest magats to walk the earth.
    What were these weekend "attacks?"
    Just some stupid "truths" that he posted. Calling him Ron Desanctimonious and referring to how Desantis shut down FL due to covid.
    Remember the Thomas Nine !! (10/02/2018)

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    2010: St Louis, Columbus, Noblesville; 2011: EV Chicago, East Troy, East Troy
    2013: London ON, Chicago; 2014: Cincy, St Louis, Moline (NO CODE)
    2016: Lexington, Wrigley #1; 2018: Wrigley #1, Wrigley #2, Boston #1, Boston #2
    2020: Oakland1, Oakland2:  2021: EV Ohana, Ohana, Ohana, Ohana
    2022: Oakland1, Oakland2, Nashville, Louisville 
  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 26,544
    edited February 1
    2021


    Holy Shit tRump lost Bill Mitchell. One of the stupidest magats to walk the earth.
    What were these weekend "attacks?"
    Just some stupid "truths" that he posted. Calling him Ron Desanctimonious and referring to how Desantis shut down FL due to covid.
    Funny,  but Trump was right about Florida.  I didn't hear everything but what Trump said was shockingly true.  Desantis is trying to rewrite both the early history of the pandemic and his support for the vaccine. 
  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom'sPosts: 15,267
    2021
    mrussel1 said:


    Holy Shit tRump lost Bill Mitchell. One of the stupidest magats to walk the earth.
    What were these weekend "attacks?"
    Just some stupid "truths" that he posted. Calling him Ron Desanctimonious and referring to how Desantis shut down FL due to covid.
    Funny,  but Trump was right about Florida.  I didn't hear everything but what Trump said was shockingly true.  Desantis is trying to rewrite both the early history of the pandemic and his support for the vaccine. 
    agreed...Ron blew it there. I bet tRump reverses himself at some point as well.
    Remember the Thomas Nine !! (10/02/2018)

    1998: Noblesville; 2003: Noblesville; 2009: EV Nashville, Chicago, Chicago
    2010: St Louis, Columbus, Noblesville; 2011: EV Chicago, East Troy, East Troy
    2013: London ON, Chicago; 2014: Cincy, St Louis, Moline (NO CODE)
    2016: Lexington, Wrigley #1; 2018: Wrigley #1, Wrigley #2, Boston #1, Boston #2
    2020: Oakland1, Oakland2:  2021: EV Ohana, Ohana, Ohana, Ohana
    2022: Oakland1, Oakland2, Nashville, Louisville 
  • Gern BlanstenGern Blansten Your Mom'sPosts: 15,267
    Remember the Thomas Nine !! (10/02/2018)

    1998: Noblesville; 2003: Noblesville; 2009: EV Nashville, Chicago, Chicago
    2010: St Louis, Columbus, Noblesville; 2011: EV Chicago, East Troy, East Troy
    2013: London ON, Chicago; 2014: Cincy, St Louis, Moline (NO CODE)
    2016: Lexington, Wrigley #1; 2018: Wrigley #1, Wrigley #2, Boston #1, Boston #2
    2020: Oakland1, Oakland2:  2021: EV Ohana, Ohana, Ohana, Ohana
    2022: Oakland1, Oakland2, Nashville, Louisville 
  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    Probably figures it’ll help the billionaire raise campaign cash. Suckers.

    Trump committee burns through cash in early months, new filings show

    The filings detail the full measure of Trump's campaign finance activity since he launched his 2024 campaign.

    Former President Donald Trump’s principal fundraising committee spent more than it raised during the final month of 2022, underscoring Trump’s fundraising challenges as he attempts a political comeback.

    The Save America Joint Fundraising Committee, the primary fundraising vehicle for Trump’s 2024 campaign and his leadership PAC, raised just shy of $5 million between Nov. 29 and Dec. 31, according to filings reported to the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday.

    But the fundraising apparatus spent heavily to do so, including nearly $2.5 million on texting, $1.7 million on online advertising and $950,000 on list rentals — totals that when combined exceed what the group took in over that period.

    Despite those high expenses, the fundraising committee — which had money in the bank going into December — still distributed significant funds to Trump’s campaign committee, enabling him to pay staff and fund a variety of campaign initiatives over the holidays.

    But the high costs of fundraising are an ominous sign, as the early days of campaigns are often a time for candidates to reap easy cash from enthusiastic donors.

    https://www.politico.com/news/2023/01/31/trump-campaign-fec-filing-00080562

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  • ikiTikiT USAPosts: 10,657
    2023
    stormy stormy stormy

    Stormy Daniels Thanks Trump for ‘Admitting’ Their Affair

     The reality show host’s comments come as a grand jury is reportedly hearing testimony in the case concerning Trump’s alleged hush money payments. 


    https://www.thedailybeast.com/stormy-daniels-thanks-donald-trump-for-admitting-their-affair
    Bristow 05132010 to Amsterdam 2 06132018
  • ikiTikiT USAPosts: 10,657
    2023
    so unfair and vicious 
    Bristow 05132010 to Amsterdam 2 06132018
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    Bristow 05132010 to Amsterdam 2 06132018
  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    Second paragraph, last sentence. In quotation marks. It’s much too late Billy DISbarred, much too late. And you sold your soul and reputation for POOTWH?


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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    Just the kind of brilliant brilliance of brilliancy of a temperament you want and need in the Oval.


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  • Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 32,674
    2021
    What a classy, classy family. Just what you want reppin’  ‘Murica and its brilliant brilliance of brilliancy. Yea, sure, I’ll bet the best is YET TO COME!!!


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