All Things Trump Conflicts of Interest Thread

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Typically, you were unable to decipher what I wrote.


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Unable to understand. A go to favorite for deuce when he's been slapped around.
 

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I don’t object at all to links. I object to only posting tweets, over and over and over. Twitter is my favorite, but he’s turning the board into his twitter feed. He can ignore me if likes. Just my opinion.


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So sorry he didn't request your approval prior to posting them. I'm sure he will do so in the future.
 

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Right, and the kind of conflicts that wouldn’t bother you if a different person were in the White House.
I’m only objecting to your near exclusive use of twitter in place of posting your own thoughts.


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I understand what you're saying, but these things are news. I could post my version of the news, as others on this board do, or I can expose people to what is actually being reported. I think providing a link to the source material is actually more useful. Any time someone makes a fact-based post that the reader doesn't like, they respond "Link?" This happens both directions. Why not skip a step?

I could provide a link to the article to which the link refers, but I think the tweets provide a clean, visually-appealing summary of all of that.
 

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I understand what you're saying, but these things are news. I could post my version of the news, as others on this board do, or I can expose people to what is actually being reported. I think providing a link to the source material is actually more useful. Any time someone makes a fact-based post that the reader doesn't like, they respond "Link?" This happens both directions. Why not skip a step?

I could provide a link to the article to which the link refers, but I think the tweets provide a clean, visually-appealing summary of all of that.
I'm just telling you the threads are starting to look like your personal twitter feed. Do what you like.
 

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I'm just telling you the threads are starting to look like your personal twitter feed. Do what you like.
It's really only this thread, because people tend to ignore the news and so there are no messages in between updates.
 

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It's really only this thread, because people tend to ignore the news and so there are no messages in between updates.
Please keep posting the tweets. As long as they are relevant to the thread no one should have a problem with them.
 

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I'm just telling you the threads are starting to look like your personal twitter feed. Do what you like.
Yes, a "personal twitter feed" that JTF grabs from many different people across the Twitter universe. Good one.

Why hate tweets that tell the truth about a guy you don't like and for whom you didn't vote? Defensive!
 

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/10/business/trumps-kushners-hotel-deals.html

The Kushners are in private discussions to have President Trump’s company manage at least one hotel at the center of the development known as Pier Village, according to people briefed on the previously unreported talks. The Kushner Companies and the Trump Organization have signed a letter of intent, though no deal is final and the Kushners are not required to inform city officials.

The long-running talks blur the line between family, business and politics in ways that lack precedent: Both Mr. Trump and Mr. Kushner, the president’s senior adviser and son-in-law, retain financial interests in their family businesses. The Trump Organization’s outside ethics adviser has raised questions about a potential deal — one reason the two-year-long discussions have not been completed.

The talks are underway as the White House role of Mr. Kushner has become increasingly strained because of his business dealings. Mr. Kushner lost his top-secret security clearance last month, in part because of worries that foreign governments might try to gain influence by doing business with him.
 

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This board would be apoplectic if Clinton did something like this

 

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Boy would the irony be delicious if Trump had to abandon his trade war because other countries put tariffs specifically on his companies:

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Boy would the irony be delicious if Trump had to abandon his trade war because other countries put tariffs specifically on his companies:

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That would be a dangerous game to play on multiple levels. It would undoubtedly lead to rash decisions. Hopefully things can be worked out on a more even keel, without the personal attacks.
 

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That would be a dangerous game to play on multiple levels. It would undoubtedly lead to rash decisions. Hopefully things can be worked out on a more even keel, without the personal attacks.
If there's one thing you can say about Trump, it's that he's stable, even-keeled and not prone to rash decisions. Believe me.
 

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I think Helsinki is the break the Dems needed. Very bad week for Trump. Be interesting if they can sustain their newfound momentum into November. Though the news cycle is quick and swift, lit can happen.

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I think Helsinki is the break the Dems needed. Very bad week for Trump. Be interesting if they can sustain their newfound momentum into November. Though the news cycle is quick and swift, lit can happen.

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Don't worry trump will do something else controversial within a week and everyone will have forgotten about this F up.
 

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Don't worry trump will do something else controversial within a week and everyone will have forgotten about this F up.
Yes, next week he will be trying to Make America Great Again... that always makes you leftists crazy! :)
 

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50k in 2 days... no wonder he can get women to pee on him and afford to bang porn stars!
I didn't click on the link, I'm assuming $50k was spent. A reasonable question would be, what would have been spent at a different hotel? If it was much less than $50k, I think this is a small but legitimate gripe. But $50k in revenue is not profit.
 

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I didn't click on the link, I'm assuming $50k was spent. A reasonable question would be, what would have been spent at a different hotel? If it was much less than $50k, I think this is a small but legitimate gripe. But $50k in revenue is not profit.
OK. But then surely the millions we have spent putting Trump and the secret service up at Mar-a-Lago when he could go to Camp David which we are already paying for fills you with rage. Right, FiscallyConsverative2?
 

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I didn't click on the link, I'm assuming $50k was spent. A reasonable question would be, what would have been spent at a different hotel? If it was much less than $50k, I think this is a small but legitimate gripe. But $50k in revenue is not profit.
I didn't click on the link either but it says "he personally profited 50k". What's it matter what would have been spent at a different hotel? The gripe isn't about the price, the gripe is the conflict of interest and the funneling of US tax dollars directly into trumps pockets.
 

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I didn't click on the link either but it says "he personally profited 50k". What's it matter what would have been spent at a different hotel? The gripe isn't about the price, the gripe is the conflict of interest and the funneling of US tax dollars directly into trumps pockets.
If they spent a million he might have profited $50k. I’m sure the authors don’t understand profit.
If the trip is state business, and the money was being spent regardless, I don’t see how it’s a conflict of interest.


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