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Donald Trump is a Russian asset (Original Post) Tom of Temecula Feb 2024 OP
Water is also wet LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #1
This. onecaliberal Feb 2024 #29
There is now a Putin wing of the GOP due to TFG's support of Putin LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #31
Putin is the Chairman of the Rethuglican party. OMGWTF Feb 2024 #37
The Red Star Caucus. LastDemocratInSC Feb 2024 #40
Ther is no Putin "wing" of the Repuke party.... AZ8theist Feb 2024 #48
I'm surprised. sellitman Feb 2024 #2
IMHO, he has been since he tanked his casino. nt Phoenix61 Feb 2024 #3
Putins puppet. Both putin and trump are evil. As in anti christ evil. Trueblue1968 Feb 2024 #4
Red Don: Comrade Pantload Blue Owl Feb 2024 #5
I know. dchill Feb 2024 #6
More reason to declassify that 2016 meeting with the gang of 8 that had McTurtle threatening democracy JT45242 Feb 2024 #7
I remember this (Turtle & GOPers blocking TFG-USSR connex) well but dang if I can find articles about it now. PTL_Mancuso Feb 2024 #45
Cui Bono? 303squadron Feb 2024 #8
I think this will give you a clue to what I think. twodogsbarking Feb 2024 #9
Dump has always been a russian asset. SouthernDem4ever Feb 2024 #10
maybe not always, but a good while quakerboy Feb 2024 #50
It's a package deal... Hermit-The-Prog Feb 2024 #11
Ouch! calimary Feb 2024 #55
It hurts everyone outside the cult, at least. Hermit-The-Prog Feb 2024 #56
Those who do not know this are willfully ignorant liberal N proud Feb 2024 #12
"Sudden death syndrome." Dem2theMax Feb 2024 #13
Of course he is, as well as other Republican politicians. Fla Dem Feb 2024 #14
And that statement needs to go EVERYWHERE. calimary Feb 2024 #15
I wouldn't be surprised if he gets a loan from Putin to payoff his court fees and fines kimbutgar Feb 2024 #16
He has been all along Warpy Feb 2024 #17
So right, and the part about the media senseandsensibility Feb 2024 #46
In all other respects, Trump is a liability Mr. Ected Feb 2024 #18
And water orangecrush Feb 2024 #19
LIke a Poor Whipped dog.. only TSF loves it. Cha Feb 2024 #20
I'm getting old, but before the 2016 Election Dan Feb 2024 #21
Yes he is! mountain grammy Feb 2024 #22
Completely. cilla4progress Feb 2024 #23
OLD NEWS, but more recent OBVIOUSNESS.... DemocraticPatriot Feb 2024 #24
Yes people can finally see it. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #52
not only is he an bdamomma Feb 2024 #25
This will be an interesting story once it gets told Buckeyeblue Feb 2024 #26
This photo should have tipped off all Americans. raging moderate Feb 2024 #27
Is that a rolled up newspaper in Putin's hand? lame54 Feb 2024 #36
Why was he given a pass on his secret White House mtg with Russkis but zero US folks? WTAF? PTL_Mancuso Feb 2024 #47
Correction claudette Feb 2024 #28
I have 3auld6phart Feb 2024 #30
That balding little man in his Russian gold palace Farmer-Rick Feb 2024 #32
Have you ever read a post-apocalyptic novel called "Swann's Way?" BobTheSubgenius Feb 2024 #35
Sounds interesting Farmer-Rick Feb 2024 #41
I guess that makes sense. BobTheSubgenius Feb 2024 #33
As well as ... DoBW Feb 2024 #34
Without his daddy, he's nothing but a broke, dirty, Bluethroughu Feb 2024 #38
From a long line of scumbags. gordianot Feb 2024 #39
MAGA is more like make Russia great again IronLionZion Feb 2024 #42
Sudden Death Syndrome She Wrote", starring Angela Lansbury generalbetrayus Feb 2024 #43
That photo says it all. calimary Feb 2024 #44
How 'bout Putin-Bin Salman loving it up at G-20 while TFG looked on in jilted distress PTL_Mancuso Feb 2024 #49
More like a vassal or a shitty marionette but yeah. TheKentuckian Feb 2024 #51
A Russian asset. rsdsharp Feb 2024 #53
And Melania is his handler Grolph_ Feb 2024 #54

AZ8theist

(5,557 posts)
48. Ther is no Putin "wing" of the Repuke party....
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:26 PM
Feb 2024

There is only Doturd.

Every SINGLE REPUKE politician bends over and grabs their ankles for Doturd.
Doturd bends over and grabs his ankles for Putin.
Putin calls the shots, supplies the $$$$.

No "wing". Just one massive treasonous pile of fascist dog shit.

JT45242

(2,341 posts)
7. More reason to declassify that 2016 meeting with the gang of 8 that had McTurtle threatening democracy
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 09:16 PM
Feb 2024

McTurtle and the 3 other (R) stooges were likley told before the 2016 election that TFG was a Russian asset. But they put party over country.

Time to put country over protecting the Senate leadership and declassify that briefing (even with redacted info) except for the key words about Trump...indebted to Putin and his allies .... through DeutschBank with links to the Scalia family.

We all suspect that's what it was. Confirm or deny it. The super MAGA will stay with him.

Some may even stay with McTurtle, Leningrad Lindsay, and their loyalty to the (R) party but it would be a death blow to the party and a legitimate center right opposition party would need to emerge.

 

PTL_Mancuso

(276 posts)
45. I remember this (Turtle & GOPers blocking TFG-USSR connex) well but dang if I can find articles about it now.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:00 PM
Feb 2024

Turtle was in on the fix while Obama was still Prez. It was why he blocked the SCOTUS appointment. I will never, ever believe that 2016 was a straightforward win for StankMeister and the Federalistas. I guess that makes me an election denier, just like when Cheney (and lil' W) came to power.

twodogsbarking

(10,044 posts)
9. I think this will give you a clue to what I think.
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 09:27 PM
Feb 2024

affirmative
amen
true
yea
aye
beyond a doubt
by all means
certainly
definitely
exactly
indubitably
most assuredly
of course
positively
precisely
sure thing
surely
undoubtedly

quakerboy

(13,928 posts)
50. maybe not always, but a good while
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:35 PM
Feb 2024

Word on the street is that he was bad at business, and so took on laundering mob assets to "make ends meet". Only he sucked at that and got greedy. Turned out more profitable to keep what remained, sell out the mob to prosecutors, and make a deal with the Russian mob for safety.

I'd guess that's more or less where it started

Hermit-The-Prog

(33,665 posts)
56. It hurts everyone outside the cult, at least.
Wed Feb 21, 2024, 12:00 AM
Feb 2024

We have to figure out how to overcome the propaganda network and de-program the cultists.

calimary

(81,666 posts)
15. And that statement needs to go EVERYWHERE.
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 09:38 PM
Feb 2024

From street and fence graffiti to newspaper headlines and commentary and radio and TV and magazines and - well, you name it!

It must NOT be allowed to fade into obscurity. NO ONE should be able to forget it.

It's just six words.

donald trump is a RUSSIAN ASSET.

kimbutgar

(21,326 posts)
16. I wouldn't be surprised if he gets a loan from Putin to payoff his court fees and fines
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 09:57 PM
Feb 2024

He owns the orange maggot and a large amount of repukes lock stock and barrel!

Warpy

(111,543 posts)
17. He has been all along
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 10:02 PM
Feb 2024

Why else would he invote Russian goons to the PDB?

The good puppy media downplayed it, of course. Their owners want tax cuts.

senseandsensibility

(17,299 posts)
46. So right, and the part about the media
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:03 PM
Feb 2024

is the most meaningful part. Boiled down to its essence: we have cheato because the media's owners want tax cuts. It's really that simple.

Dan

(3,602 posts)
21. I'm getting old, but before the 2016 Election
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 10:47 PM
Feb 2024

I remember reading somewhere that Putin/Russia offered Trump 10 Billion dollars if he would withdraw the U.S. from NATO. I’m not sure where I read that but all of his actions as President seemed to validate that which I had read.

Irish_Dem

(48,776 posts)
52. Yes people can finally see it.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:56 PM
Feb 2024

I don't think the GOP and Putin are even trying to hide it that much anymore.
It is out in the open.
The MAGA cult doesn't care.

Buckeyeblue

(5,509 posts)
26. This will be an interesting story once it gets told
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 08:24 AM
Feb 2024

How did it start? Who came up with/organized Trump going after Obama the way he did on the birth certificate lie? And then finally running for president. Trump doesn't seem to be a good enough planner to orchestrate all of this. Trump put himself in an interesting position with soon to be MAGAs when he went after Obama. But he couldn't have come up with that strategy.

raging moderate

(4,327 posts)
27. This photo should have tipped off all Americans.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 08:36 AM
Feb 2024

That sudden special meeting between Trump and Putin, with everybody suddenly cleared out and special efforts to cut off ALL non-Russian access to it, both visual and auditory, was highly suspicious. Then, as the meeting ended, we all saw the shaken fearful look on Trump's face, plus the smug triumphant look on Putin's face.

 

PTL_Mancuso

(276 posts)
47. Why was he given a pass on his secret White House mtg with Russkis but zero US folks? WTAF?
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:25 PM
Feb 2024

Russia had their people there but we didn't have ours! In the White House! And then, TFG's statement to the world that he trusted Poots more than our own intel! I didn't think that fetid, evil bag of offal would be permitted to continue beyond that, but the press forgot all about those things in a few days, like with all his (and GOP's and SCROTUS') other major transgressions against the U.S. (but, alas, not against the stenographic press).

3auld6phart

(1,062 posts)
30. I have
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 10:31 AM
Feb 2024

Been , looking for this picture. That phat one looks like a whipped animal. Putty must have shown stink butt frumpfh some very compromising picture. Hope both of them go down in flames,damn soon.

Farmer-Rick

(10,264 posts)
32. That balding little man in his Russian gold palace
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 10:51 AM
Feb 2024

Has many traits in common with the stinking Nazi. They only love themselves. They destroy democracies. They love money more than their country. They are both repulsive looking ....or maybe I can see their fetid ugly souls leaking out.

BobTheSubgenius

(11,590 posts)
35. Have you ever read a post-apocalyptic novel called "Swann's Way?"
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 12:44 PM
Feb 2024

In your final sentence, the phrase after the ellipsis is a large part of the theme of the book. A surprising, instant reminder for me.

BobTheSubgenius

(11,590 posts)
33. I guess that makes sense.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 12:41 PM
Feb 2024

This is the only context in which I've heard - or could even imagine to hear - Drumpf described as an "asset."

gordianot

(15,272 posts)
39. From a long line of scumbags.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 02:57 PM
Feb 2024

Most of them ended up broke. Mary was the outlier in that line and was able to develop a Conscience.

IronLionZion

(45,722 posts)
42. MAGA is more like make Russia great again
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 05:03 PM
Feb 2024

a disturbing amount of voters are into it. Plenty in the GOP are cheering for Russia in the Ukraine invasion. GOP are blindly ignoring Russia's ties to Iran, Hamas, and Houthis. Putin is enjoying the missile attacks on American ships and has consistently sponsored cyberattacks on America.

calimary

(81,666 posts)
44. That photo says it all.
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 05:19 PM
Feb 2024

And there were several scenes like that. Putin looking like he’s on top of the world, next to some rumpled fake-blond mess with bad posture.

 

PTL_Mancuso

(276 posts)
49. How 'bout Putin-Bin Salman loving it up at G-20 while TFG looked on in jilted distress
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 07:34 PM
Feb 2024

Right after the murder/dismemberment of Khashoggi!

Axis of Evil fer Shure!

|https://www.wsj.com/articles/saudi-prince-gets-high-five-from-putin-at-g-20-summit-1543621103]

Grolph_

(52 posts)
54. And Melania is his handler
Tue Feb 20, 2024, 10:02 PM
Feb 2024

Putin would want someone very close.
AlphaBank server traffic to Trump Tower was intended for someone living there.
No one would tolerate that ass unless it was their job.


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