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Tue Jan 28, 2020, 03:34 AM

Bolton to Reportedly Claim He Raised Concerns About Trump Doing 'Personal Favors' for Erdogan, Xi Ji

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By Josh FeldmanJan 27th, 2020, 8:57 pm

The New York Times has dropped another big detail from John Bolton’s new book concerning the president’s interactions with foreign leaders.

Per the Times, in his book Bolton details how he spoke directly to Attorney General Bill Barr about his concerns that President Donald Trump was doing “personal favors” for the leaders of Turkey and China — Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Xi Jinping.

And Barr responded, apparently, “pointing to a pair of Justice Department investigations of companies in those countries and said he was worried that Mr. Trump had created the appearance that he had undue influence over what would typically be independent inquiries.”

Bolton’s book reportedly features details of what Barr laid out:

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Reply Bolton to Reportedly Claim He Raised Concerns About Trump Doing 'Personal Favors' for Erdogan, Xi Ji (Original post)
JoeOtterbein Jan 2020 OP
Buns_of_Fire Jan 2020 #1
EveHammond13 Jan 2020 #2
dewsgirl Jan 2020 #6
True Blue Drew Jan 2020 #3
4139 Jan 2020 #4
uponit7771 Jan 2020 #5

Response to JoeOtterbein (Original post)

Tue Jan 28, 2020, 04:22 AM

1. It's just part of his initiation into the International Dictator's Club.

Running errands, licking their boots, laundering whatever needs laundered.

Poor little thing wants to be part of a club so badly. But no club really wants him. If only New York society had been more accepting of big-mouthed, boorish, ignorant louts with anger-management problems...

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Original post)

Tue Jan 28, 2020, 04:45 AM

2. we still have no idea of the true depth of trump's corruption in office

 

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Response to EveHammond13 (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 28, 2020, 08:12 AM

6. I think the iceberg analogy is quite fitting here.

Those like Seth Abramson, Sarah Kendzior and Rachel Maddow, see more of it than we do. I think in the future the things we will learn, will shock even them.

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Original post)

Tue Jan 28, 2020, 05:44 AM

3. Democracy Clearance Sale!

 

EVERYTHING MUST GO! GET 80% OFF THE CONSTITUTION!

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Original post)

Tue Jan 28, 2020, 07:31 AM

4. ? Trump went Tariff happy on China, so this doesn't sound right

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Response to 4139 (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 28, 2020, 07:35 AM

5. It is if it lead to cheaper soy from Russia (link)

https://www.farmprogress.com/soybean/china-triples-soybean-purchases-russia

When it comes to Red Don all roads lead to Russia

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