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pnwmom

(108,871 posts)
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 07:18 PM Feb 10

Trump Says He Might 'Encourage' Russia To Attack NATO Allies

Source: Yahoo!news

Former President Donald Trump delivered an alarming message to U.S. allies during a Saturday rally where he outlined a scenario in which he would “encourage” Russia to “do whatever the hell they want” to other NATO members.

Speaking to a crowd in Conway, South Carolina, Trump told a story that cast himself as a tough-talking negotiator.

“NATO was busted until I came along,” he began. “I said, ‘Everybody’s going to pay.’ They said, ‘Well, if we don’t pay are you still going to protect us?’ I said, ‘Absolutely not.’ They couldn’t believe the answer.”

He rehashed the story a few moments later.

Read more: https://news.yahoo.com/trump-says-might-encourage-russia-231453004.html

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Trump Says He Might 'Encourage' Russia To Attack NATO Allies (Original Post) pnwmom Feb 10 OP
Says the guy who doesn't pay anyone; well legally. twodogsbarking Feb 10 #1
Says the TRAITOR. FalloutShelter Feb 10 #2
I keep waiting for Trump to go too far Bucky Feb 10 #3
I wonder what that would take? Evolve Dammit Feb 10 #11
Jesus Christ returning and calling them assholes? PufPuf23 Feb 11 #20
They'd kill him Kennah Feb 11 #22
Jesus is too "woke" for MAGAns. They would not hear Him. n/t Beartracks Feb 11 #23
The religion with a torture machine as its symbol? orthoclad Feb 11 #39
"The religion with a torture machine as its symbol" Dave Bowman Feb 11 #45
Well we are told that Jesus today (2023/4) would be different than the peace-loving, empathetic of yesteryear?? Evolve Dammit Feb 11 #40
A tape of him and his daughter in bed? Dave Bowman Feb 11 #32
This is it.....Donald Trump has gone ...."too far." Even Republicans will jump on this........................... Stuart G Feb 11 #49
His supporters will eat that shit up. Turbineguy Feb 10 #4
Democratic self-government (lower case d) is incompatible with the MAGA world view. LastDemocratInSC Feb 10 #14
How exactly is it that Trump is not in prison right now? He is actively working against the foreign policy interests ... xocetaceans Feb 10 #5
WAR MONGER enough Feb 10 #6
I didn't hear the word "might". chowder66 Feb 10 #7
... Major Nikon Feb 10 #8
Dump is a wannabe gangster who thinks America is a protection racket. Eugene Feb 10 #9
"Dump is a wannabe gangster..." Dave Bowman Feb 11 #46
Can we all say TREASON? PatrickforB Feb 10 #10
Dems need to put a video of this on.......... NGeorgian Feb 10 #12
Post removed Post removed Feb 10 #13
Trump is a clear an present danger to the world. Historic NY Feb 10 #15
He's nuttier than a fruitcake. greatauntoftriplets Feb 10 #16
He's crazy but if, blue-wave Feb 10 #17
This is completely unsurprising. LudwigPastorius Feb 10 #18
Another ad that writes itself Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 10 #19
Edward VIII was friendly with Hitler Kennah Feb 11 #21
Twitter video version: Emrys Feb 11 #24
He would also commit U.S. forces to fight with Russia to take over other countries Novara Feb 11 #25
HE IS A TOTAL ASS,... YoshidaYui Feb 11 #26
This is the sort of idea that pops into the head of somebody with a loaded diaper. Shermann Feb 11 #27
A traitor who surrenders to the enemy randr Feb 11 #28
Attack NATO..................................... Lovie777 Feb 11 #29
More like a 12-year-olds version of a "tough-talking negotiator" William Seger Feb 11 #30
Kick dalton99a Feb 11 #31
Traitor declares allegiance to Putin. Kid Berwyn Feb 11 #33
He's winking at Putin... Dave Bowman Feb 11 #47
US would become a pariah state. Ukraine would fall to Russia. The Baltic states would be the next target. China would Doodley Feb 11 #34
Our Dollar would immeduately stop being the world reserve banking standard ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 11 #41
Democracy allows people to hold the government accountable. Republicans don't want accountability. nt LiberalFighter Feb 11 #35
There's definitely more wrong with Trump than he's a stupid asshole Space Lemon Feb 11 #36
trump's republican congresspeople who jump at what they are told, I reallly hope mucifer Feb 11 #37
36 months and counting republianmushroom Feb 11 #38
Any time he references what Russia would do it is really what he would do. twodogsbarking Feb 11 #42
Why is the media representing him as if PlutosHeart Feb 11 #43
An attack on NATO is an attack on USA. Nululu Feb 11 #44
This is ..."Beyond Stupid"....And I Think This Will Destroy Donald Trump.... Stuart G Feb 11 #48
How's that going? nt intrepidity Feb 12 #54
This will take "TIME"...LOTS OF TIME...TRUMP WILL DESTROY HIMSELF WITH THESE COMMENTS... Stuart G Feb 12 #55
He didn't say "might" orangecrush Feb 11 #50
Trump is a fool, his followers are fools, the Supreme Court Justices who make excuses for him are Fools! CarolinaNC Feb 12 #51
There were Nazi sympathizers in America leading up to WWII Kennah Feb 12 #52
For the sane Americans we still have, this should keep them from voting for Trump. ificandream Feb 12 #53
President Biden just slammed Donald Trump's request for Russia to invade our NATO allies LetMyPeopleVote Feb 13 #56

Bucky

(53,521 posts)
3. I keep waiting for Trump to go too far
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 07:31 PM
Feb 10

But Republicans quit being loyal to America a generation ago. Arguing that Ukraine is fighting for democracy means nothing to them.

PufPuf23

(8,578 posts)
20. Jesus Christ returning and calling them assholes?
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 12:00 AM
Feb 11

Personally, I am not that impressed with the Abrahamic religions at present.

That might cause my mind to change.

orthoclad

(2,668 posts)
39. The religion with a torture machine as its symbol?
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 11:49 AM
Feb 11

"God" sacrificing his "son", like Abraham and Isaac?
Eloi, eloi, lama sabacthani.

Jesus better be wearing body armor if he enters illegally.

Dave Bowman

(1,738 posts)
45. "The religion with a torture machine as its symbol"
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 10:27 PM
Feb 11

Just imagine what it would be like if he had been guillotined...

Evolve Dammit

(16,384 posts)
40. Well we are told that Jesus today (2023/4) would be different than the peace-loving, empathetic of yesteryear??
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 03:03 PM
Feb 11

Stuart G

(38,224 posts)
49. This is it.....Donald Trump has gone ...."too far." Even Republicans will jump on this...........................
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 11:06 PM
Feb 11

And this gives the Republicans a chance to denounce Donald Trump....................

Just like they want to do.....(and they have wanted to denounce Trump for a long time.)......
The Republican Party will denounce Trump for this statement...Trump has gone too far..
Donald Trump thinks he can say ...."Anything"...and ..."Get Away With It"..........

Mark Sunday, June 11, 2024 down as the......" End of Donald Trump "...

Some leaders & members of the Republican Party will use this statement in the original post to denounce
Donald Trump and ruin him for good. .........ATTACKING NATO?...................................

How Stupid Can Anyone Be?...............Well this proves Trump is ........REALLY STUPID..!!!

Turbineguy

(36,982 posts)
4. His supporters will eat that shit up.
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 07:32 PM
Feb 10

They love sending other peoples' kids to war.

It's why they want that psychopath in the Big Chair.

xocetaceans

(3,866 posts)
5. How exactly is it that Trump is not in prison right now? He is actively working against the foreign policy interests ...
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 07:43 PM
Feb 10

... of the USA and remarks like that particular one only serve to weaken or cast doubt on US alliances and encourage our potential future adversaries to further attack Eastern Europe or to attack Taiwan. (Does Trump have a fee schedule drawn up for protecting Taiwan against China too?)

Fuck Trump. He is a national security risk (he has seemingly committed plentiful crimes in the sphere of national security, so he should be in prison cooling his heels and not be given the chance to further damage the US) and needs to be locked away so he cannot betray the US.

Dave Bowman

(1,738 posts)
46. "Dump is a wannabe gangster..."
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 10:34 PM
Feb 11

He has only one thing in common with Gotti (well also the narcissistic part), nothing sticks, dammit.

PatrickforB

(14,465 posts)
10. Can we all say TREASON?
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 09:29 PM
Feb 10

Instead of hearing the media horserace drumbeat of 'old, old, old' why in the HELL doesn't the media focus with single minded intensity on this shit?

Why?

Oh, that's right.....shareholder PROFITS.

I'll tell you, if the Guardian hadn't put this out, which is where Yahoo probably got it, we'd never have known.

Response to NGeorgian (Reply #12)

Historic NY

(37,400 posts)
15. Trump is a clear an present danger to the world.
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 10:17 PM
Feb 10

Does he want a World War, or is so mentally declined not to know an attack on one NATO country is an attack on all.

blue-wave

(4,273 posts)
17. He's crazy but if,
Sat Feb 10, 2024, 11:01 PM
Feb 10

By a real stretch of reason, he's not, he is a war monger who wants the human race destroyed. Frankly, I think he's nuts.

Emrys

(7,154 posts)
24. Twitter video version:
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 09:31 AM
Feb 11
Biden-Harris HQ
@BidenHQ

Trump says he would encourage Russia to attack NATO allies: I said I would not protect our NATO allies. In fact, I would encourage Russia to do whatever the hell they want

[Twitter video]





Since this is based on one of Trump's reports of someone addressing him "Sir ...", there's every chance the exchange never happened, but the speech above certainly did.

Novara

(5,595 posts)
25. He would also commit U.S. forces to fight with Russia to take over other countries
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 09:35 AM
Feb 11

That's what he's really saying. He's on Russia's side and will commit the US to fight with Putin no matter what country he decides to take over.

Shermann

(7,218 posts)
27. This is the sort of idea that pops into the head of somebody with a loaded diaper.
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 09:43 AM
Feb 11

Please excuse the ad hominem fallacy.

randr

(12,393 posts)
28. A traitor who surrenders to the enemy
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 09:48 AM
Feb 11

After the past century of fighting and sacrifice he is giving the enemy comfort.

Lovie777

(11,510 posts)
29. Attack NATO.....................................
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 09:52 AM
Feb 11

that includes the United States of America, so therefore, shithole approves American deaths.

Please keep this asshole from the WH.

William Seger

(10,661 posts)
30. More like a 12-year-olds version of a "tough-talking negotiator"
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 10:07 AM
Feb 11

Emotional immaturity goes hand in hand with malignant narcissism.

Dave Bowman

(1,738 posts)
47. He's winking at Putin...
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 10:42 PM
Feb 11

It probably means that Dump appreciated being allowed to kiss his ass earlier that day.

Doodley

(8,954 posts)
34. US would become a pariah state. Ukraine would fall to Russia. The Baltic states would be the next target. China would
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 11:06 AM
Feb 11

take Taiwan. The US economy would nosedive as nations boycott us and Trump starts trade wars. Trump would help North Korea with its nuclear ambitions. This is what we would face if Trump wins.

ArkansasDemocrat1

(978 posts)
41. Our Dollar would immeduately stop being the world reserve banking standard
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 03:09 PM
Feb 11

No one would trust us. The dollar would dive like the ruble. No more bases overseas, Dumbshit Donnie, because those will get seized or destroyed the moment a war starts, because of uncertainty of who we'd support. No more overseas ports like Diego Garcia or Yokusaka, either.

mucifer

(23,219 posts)
37. trump's republican congresspeople who jump at what they are told, I reallly hope
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 11:25 AM
Feb 11

they hate themselves and cannot sleep at night.

The monster they created is threatening to them and their families if they stop supporting him.

They did this. trump would be gone if they decided he should be impeached.

PlutosHeart

(1,141 posts)
43. Why is the media representing him as if
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 04:25 PM
Feb 11

Last edited Sun Feb 11, 2024, 05:35 PM - Edit history (1)

he is President?
None of them are focused upon his criminal behavior and his insanity.

Nululu

(827 posts)
44. An attack on NATO is an attack on USA.
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 06:09 PM
Feb 11

Last edited Mon Feb 12, 2024, 07:40 PM - Edit history (1)

I would encourage our reps to turn Moscow into glass. (I meant if Russia attacked.)

Stuart G

(38,224 posts)
48. This is ..."Beyond Stupid"....And I Think This Will Destroy Donald Trump....
Sun Feb 11, 2024, 10:50 PM
Feb 11

Last edited Sun Feb 11, 2024, 11:27 PM - Edit history (2)

Encouraging Russia to do What?......Attack NATO..?.......................

When this gets around to ...."Everywhere"...It is my opinion that this will destroy Donald Trump!!!

Why?..........The United States is in NATO..Those countries in NATO are our Allies and Closest Friends..
There are lots of people on the edge of supporting Donald Trump. Yes, they have been supporting him
for a very long time, but as people talk about .."Attacking NATO" many will drop their Trump support.

Who else is in NATO?......England, France, Germany, Italy, and so on.

Stuart G

(38,224 posts)
55. This will take "TIME"...LOTS OF TIME...TRUMP WILL DESTROY HIMSELF WITH THESE COMMENTS...
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 06:00 PM
Feb 12

SO STUPID THAT THIS COMMENT WILL ELIMINATE MOST FOLLOWERS....

OVER TIME.........ONLY THE MOST LOYAL FOLLOWERS WILL REMAIN..................

Donld Trump hasn't got a clue........according to Stu.....

Kennah

(13,698 posts)
52. There were Nazi sympathizers in America leading up to WWII
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 03:08 AM
Feb 12

But I've never heard of anything remotely approaching this. Forget former President. ANY elected official to state or federal office advocating for America and/or The Allies to lose.

ificandream

(8,801 posts)
53. For the sane Americans we still have, this should keep them from voting for Trump.
Mon Feb 12, 2024, 09:26 AM
Feb 12

This is just so stupid and insane.

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