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Thu Jun 2, 2016, 11:44 AM

 

N.Y. attorney general on Trump University: 'This is straight up fraud'

Source: CNN

(CNN)New York's attorney general, who is leading a lawsuit against Trump University there, made his view of the case clear on Thursday: "It's fraud. This is straight up fraud."

Eric Schneiderman laced into presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump over the suit during an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," repeatedly describing the businessman as dishonest and manipulative in his role with the now-defunct program.
"The law is very clear. The law protects the gullible as well as the sophisticated. As we've seen over the course of the last year, there are a lot of people who fall for Mr. Trump's promises and rhetoric," Schneiderman said.

Trump is currently facing three separate lawsuits -- two class action suits filed in California and one in New York by Schneiderman -- which argue the program that took in an estimated $40 million, but was mired in fraud and deception.
Schneiderman's case argues that Trump and Michael Sexton, the former president of the program, engaged in fraudulent, illegal and deceptive conduct, and that although the program promised to offer courses taught by experts personally selected by Trump, the teachers were neither handpicked nor experts.

Schneiderman has repeatedly lambasted Trump and his "university," telling CNN's Carol Costello Tuesday on "Newsroom" that Trump "defrauded people out of money. They're entitled to their day in court."

Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/06/02/politics/eric-schneiderman-attorney-general-trump-university-fraud/index.html



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Reply N.Y. attorney general on Trump University: 'This is straight up fraud' (Original post)
AntiBank Jun 2016 OP
oberliner Jun 2016 #1
AntiBank Jun 2016 #2
oberliner Jun 2016 #3
Kelvin Mace Jun 2016 #7
oberliner Jun 2016 #11
Kelvin Mace Jun 2016 #13
oberliner Jun 2016 #14
jzodda Jun 2016 #4
Gothmog Jun 2016 #5
Vinca Jun 2016 #6
Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2016 #8
askeptic Jun 2016 #9
Angel Martin Jun 2016 #10
trudyco Jun 2016 #12

Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 11:50 AM

1. And yet he pays no political price

 

It's depressing.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 11:56 AM

2. I think Clinton needs to mercilessly ram this down

 

his fat fucking throat
That and call him out as an unrepentant racist. Gloves off NOW. The Republican challengers refused to go into the mud. Either Hillary throws it hard or Trump will just steamroll her too.

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Response to AntiBank (Reply #2)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 11:58 AM

3. The news media ought to pound this as well

 

Give it a human face.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #3)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 12:55 PM

7. You expect the media to act responsibly?

 

To attack the best ratings bonanza ever? The presidency as reality television. The corporate media is masturbating to that concept.

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Response to Kelvin Mace (Reply #7)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 01:38 PM

11. I don't

 

I said that they ought to, not that they would.

Perhaps Hillary's team can make a good political ad around this issue.

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Response to oberliner (Reply #11)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 02:07 PM

13. I really don't see attack ads working against him

 

since more and more people are turning away from TV for news and you don't get political ads on Hulu, HBO, Showtime, Netflix or other streaming services. They can run ads online but adblockers nip that in the bud right off. The American electorate has now reached a point that unless an ad becomes a meme on Facebook, no one cares.

Trump is the ignorant champion of an ignorant electorate.

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Response to Kelvin Mace (Reply #13)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 03:26 PM

14. Maybe a video needs to go viral

 

Of someone who got fleeced by Trump U.

People do tend to respond to personal stories.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 12:03 PM

4. He never gets damaged!

I've never heard of a person running for office getting away with so much garbage. Because Trump says the former "students" are happy that's it...Nuff said...

Yet when he's interviewed 30x a day they let it slide.

When his well known mob ties comes out will they let that slide also?

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 12:16 PM

5. Trump is a con man

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 12:24 PM

6. I still don't understand why this doesn't warrant criminal charges.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 01:20 PM

8. Con Don. ConDon. Condon. Condom.

We do not condone ConDon.

Use condoms, not ConDon.

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 01:28 PM

9. Trump: I'll reopen Trump University after I win

Politico

"After the litigation is disposed of and the case won, I have instructed my execs to open Trump U(?), so much interest in it! I will be pres." Trump tweeted Thursday.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/06/trump-reopen-trump-university-223829#ixzz4ARpkix8t

ROFLMAO

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Response to askeptic (Reply #9)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 01:34 PM

10. talk about putting a light on your problems !

only Trump could turn a mess like this into a marketing opportunity


how can you "attack" a guy who does stuff like this ?

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Response to AntiBank (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2016, 01:45 PM

12. If it's fraud

Why a lawsuit? Why not criminal charges?

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