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Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:43 PM

Trump: 'The Special Olympics will be funded'

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Trump: 'The Special Olympics will be funded'
By Brett Samuels - 03/28/19 04:28 PM EDT


President Trump said Thursday that he's overruled his administration officials on zeroing out funding for the Special Olympics in their budget proposal.

"The Special Olympics will be funded, I just told my people," Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for a campaign rally in Michigan.

"I've overridden my people," he added.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has faced mounting scrutiny from lawmakers in both major parties after the department's budget proposal for fiscal year 2020 did not include funding for the program.

ďAs you know, budgeting within the administration is a collaborative one,Ē DeVos said earlier Thursday. ďAs I said then and Iíll say again, we had to make tough choices and decisions around budget priorities."

DEVELOPING...

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Reply Trump: 'The Special Olympics will be funded' (Original post)
babylonsister Mar 2019 OP
Laf.La.Dem. Mar 2019 #1
JI7 Mar 2019 #2
Wounded Bear Mar 2019 #3
gratuitous Mar 2019 #4
TheCowsCameHome Mar 2019 #5
Freethinker65 Mar 2019 #6
Turbineguy Mar 2019 #7
katmondoo Mar 2019 #8
spanone Mar 2019 #9
pansypoo53219 Mar 2019 #10
llmart Mar 2019 #11
Takket Mar 2019 #12
NCLefty Mar 2019 #13
Totally Tunsie Mar 2019 #14

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:47 PM

1. My hero - -

The man that saved the Special Olympics

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:48 PM

2. fucked up piece is shit

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:49 PM

3. That is not a "difficult choice"...it is an evil one...

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:50 PM

4. Trial balloon takes flak, plummets to earth

Trump can't run away fast enough. Why does Trump have to override his best people?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:55 PM

5. My goodness, is he ever a man of the people, or what?

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:58 PM

6. He will propose Eric take over the foundation to "run" it

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 04:59 PM

7. And he wasn't even wearing a cape

or had a big red "S" on his chest.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 05:07 PM

8. I hate it when he calls his supporters "my people"

They should hate it. Makes them sound like his servants or his personal slaves.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 05:19 PM

9. ONLY after you got bad press for trying to defund it, asshole.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 07:10 PM

10. better verify it. PROVE IT!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 07:13 PM

11. You do know that he said this while in Grand Rapids, MI...

which is owned by the DeVos family. How ironic.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 07:20 PM

12. drumpf is like.......

"I'm an evil piece of shit but......... DAMN BETSY!!!!!!!"

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 07:25 PM

13. All that's left is for him to whine about not being thanked for saving SO. How far we've fallen..

*sigh*

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Mar 28, 2019, 08:26 PM

14. All he had to do was give up a mere 6 weekends at Mar-a-loco.

At $3M a crack, no problem coming up with the $$$.

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