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Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:12 PM

Trump breaking news: I have ZERO investments in Russia


Trump on Twitter:

For the record, I have ZERO investments in Russia.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/758071952498159616



But that is not the question. The question is how much money have you borrowed or been given from Russia, and why are you obsessed with Putin?


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Reply Trump breaking news: I have ZERO investments in Russia (Original post)
Doodley Jul 2016 OP
Kber Jul 2016 #1
Cali_Democrat Jul 2016 #7
LenaBaby61 Jul 2016 #19
TheDebbieDee Jul 2016 #59
RonniePudding Jul 2016 #34
uponit7771 Jul 2016 #45
MichiganVote Jul 2016 #52
VOX Jul 2016 #55
Cha Jul 2016 #58
Chakab Jul 2016 #60
Snotcicles Jul 2016 #2
Kber Jul 2016 #3
Snotcicles Jul 2016 #4
Doodley Jul 2016 #12
Doodley Jul 2016 #5
geek tragedy Jul 2016 #6
abetterkid Jul 2016 #26
AwakeAtLast Jul 2016 #41
Bad Thoughts Jul 2016 #8
baldguy Jul 2016 #9
kstewart33 Jul 2016 #10
DanTex Jul 2016 #11
Doodley Jul 2016 #18
Hortensis Jul 2016 #25
MattP Jul 2016 #13
63splitwindow Jul 2016 #47
EricMaundry Jul 2016 #14
Cali_Democrat Jul 2016 #15
Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #16
Duckhunter935 Jul 2016 #17
RonniePudding Jul 2016 #35
TexasBushwhacker Jul 2016 #53
kestrel91316 Jul 2016 #20
MelSC Jul 2016 #21
The Velveteen Ocelot Jul 2016 #22
tallahasseedem Jul 2016 #23
Blanks Jul 2016 #24
RandySF Jul 2016 #27
duncang Jul 2016 #28
EricMaundry Jul 2016 #29
workinclasszero Jul 2016 #30
Hekate Jul 2016 #31
Doodley Jul 2016 #32
Doodley Jul 2016 #33
matt819 Jul 2016 #36
Blue_Tires Jul 2016 #37
NCTraveler Jul 2016 #38
Blue Idaho Jul 2016 #39
duncang Jul 2016 #40
eShirl Jul 2016 #42
enid602 Jul 2016 #43
underpants Jul 2016 #50
rurallib Jul 2016 #44
wisteria Jul 2016 #46
Johnny2X2X Jul 2016 #48
63splitwindow Jul 2016 #49
Guy Whitey Corngood Jul 2016 #51
VOX Jul 2016 #54
randome Jul 2016 #56
Cha Jul 2016 #57
63splitwindow Jul 2016 #61
0rganism Jul 2016 #62
Buckeye_Democrat Jul 2016 #63

Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:13 PM

1. The question is

How invested is Russia in you?

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:17 PM

7. Bingo. nt

 

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:21 PM

19. THIS ^^^^^

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Response to LenaBaby61 (Reply #19)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:05 PM

59. I'm sure he said, "I have no investments in Russia. BELIEVE ME!"

 

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:56 PM

34. +1

 

Nailed it.

That he felt the need to tweet about it makes me wonder how nervous the topic makes him.

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:53 PM

45. +1

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:35 PM

52. Yup. All these years of ignoring the loss of our greatest treasure, our young

 

to the BS that Russia has initiated since WWII and you can realize, sometimes, we really are not going to make up and be friends.

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:50 PM

55. ^^ Absolutely THIS ^^^

How about several unending congressional committees taking up lengthy, no-stone-unturned investigations into this matter??

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:03 PM

58. Answer: Big time.

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Response to Kber (Reply #1)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 12:17 AM

60. Exactly.

 

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Response to Snotcicles (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:14 PM

3. Lol. Great minds!

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Response to Kber (Reply #3)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:15 PM

4. LOL.nt

 

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Response to Snotcicles (Reply #4)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:19 PM

12. I saw that! You two must be psychic!

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:15 PM

5. It is interesting what Trump DOESN'T want to write in his Tweets!

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:16 PM

6. In Russia, Trump not invest in government; government invest in Trump. nt

 

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #6)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:30 PM

26. LMAOOOO

Exactly!

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Response to geek tragedy (Reply #6)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:23 PM

41. That's a nice way to say

His balls are in a vice grip - and Putin is squeezing.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:17 PM

8. Show us your taxes. eom

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:18 PM

9. You don't invest in Russia. Russia invests in you!

 

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:18 PM

10. Given his addiction to lying, why would anyone believe him?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:18 PM

11. No problem, just release your taxes and we can verify all that.

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Response to DanTex (Reply #11)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:21 PM

18. We need the crowds at Democrat rallies to chant "Release your taxes!"

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Response to Doodley (Reply #18)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:26 PM

25. I'd rather chant "Strong wages, strong families."

Healthy families is a huge emotional concept for people across the political spectrum.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:19 PM

13. Don't tell us, show us!

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Response to MattP (Reply #13)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:06 PM

47. ...

 

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:19 PM

14. Yes. Trump is too broke to have investments in Russia

 

That is why they have been able to buy him.

Of course, he could prove that wrong if he released his tax returns.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:19 PM

15. The Trump/Russia connection story has legs

 

Let's keep the pressure on.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:19 PM

16. Come on, Don. You want to ride the bear.

Just admit it. You think it's hot.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:20 PM

17. Prove it by releasing some years of tax records

 

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Response to Duckhunter935 (Reply #17)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:58 PM

35. I'm most interested in the period after credit from US banks became unavailable to him.

 

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Response to RonniePudding (Reply #35)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:41 PM

53. He owes a lot to the Saudis top

I read $900 Million. I'm sure that won't affect his judgement at all.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:22 PM

20. Answer the question asked, Comrade Trump:

 

How much money have Russian mobsters loaned to you?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:22 PM

21. Trump never lies

/s

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:22 PM

22. How much of his debt is held in Russia,

considering no US banks will lend him a dime any more?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:23 PM

23. Well, we knew that...you're effectively broke.

What we want to know is how much they are giving you! Nice semantics jerk, we will find out.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:25 PM

24. This has probably been shared here...

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:31 PM

27. Lie

Donald, Jr. Said the opposite.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:33 PM

28. I wonder if he dumped it to the kids and wife.

In 2008 his son said “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets,”

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:33 PM

29. The Art of the Lie

 

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:33 PM

30. Sure Trump

 

Where are those tax returns eh?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:41 PM

31. Show us your emails, bud. Show us the RNC emails. Tell Wikileaks you're all about transparency.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #31)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:49 PM

32. Very good point. The RNC emails and Trump taxes should be demanded!

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:54 PM

33. Despite, what he Tweets, Trump has been TRYING to invest in Russia for a long time.

In fact, according to this, he has already invested the time and money to register trademarks in Russia:


The book, The Global Emerging Market: Strategic Management and Economics, by Vladimir Kvint, said that as far back as 2008, the Trump Organization had registered its trademarks in Russia in the areas of real estate development and construction. Trump’s son, Donald Jr., said in an interview at the time that his father was looking at investing in Russia and China.


http://www.aim.org/aim-column/follow-trumps-money-to-moscow/

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:06 PM

36. That's an answer to a question that hasn't been asked

You don't invest shit. You sell your name and take other people's money.

The question that inquiring minds want to know is what investments Russians have in you and what are your commitments due to those investments. And while we're at it, I'd like to know more about Saudi investments in you and your businesses.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:14 PM

37. Meanwhile, Assange and Greenwald are still playing dumb about their Kremlin links

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:16 PM

38. He is so honest. His need to do this makes me think it's there for the finding. Nt

 

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:20 PM

39. Ok but how much money do you owe

Russian financial institutions?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:22 PM

40. Also consider llc.s etc

He is ceo, president, etc of a lot of companies. Would the assets be considered his? As ceo I'm pretty sure they wouldn't. But would be assets of the company. I have a feeling someone out there is trying to track down the money in all the front companies he uses. But with the shear amount it may be awhile to come out what he does have or at least controls in assets.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:24 PM

42. But Donald, in TrumpAmerica, Russia invests in YOU.

apologies to Yakov Smirnoff

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Response to enid602 (Reply #43)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:13 PM

50. “We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.”

Trump has conveyed a different view, informed in part through his business ambitions. Since the 1980s, Trump and his family members have made numerous trips to Moscow in search of business opportunities, and they have relied on Russian investors to buy their properties around the world.

“Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets,” Trump’s son, Donald Jr., told a real estate conference in 2008, according to an account posted on the website of eTurboNews, a trade publication. “We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.”

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:09 PM

44. When everything he says is a lie, why should this be any different?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:59 PM

46. Release your tax returns Trump.

 

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:07 PM

48. Prove it!

Show your tax returns.

He's feeling hear about Russis now to tweet this.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:09 PM

49. A NERVE HAS BEEN STRUCK!

 

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:20 PM

51. So how much of your ass does Russia own? nt

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:47 PM

54. Until I see proof, I say bullshit. Show us documentation.

Hard copies. You know, like...birth certificates?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 10:56 PM

56. The Art Of The Non-Answer -by (presumably) Meredith McIver

 

That. Ain't. The. Question.
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/that-ain-t-the-question

As I wrote in this piece from earlier today: The question isn't whether Trump has business in Russia but whether Russia has business in Trump.

Please answer the question.

[hr][font color="blue"][center]"The whole world is a circus if you know how to look at it."
Tony Randall, 7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)
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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Tue Jul 26, 2016, 11:03 PM

57. Good, dumkoff is on the defensive!

Mahalo, Doodley!

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:16 AM

61. Slovenia WAS a communist country and we know who has the real brains in the Don the Con "marriage"..

 



And a daughter named IVANka from a former wife. Could it be more obvious?

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 01:21 AM

62. very interesting. how are Mr. Manafort's holdings in the Ukraine?

i do seem to recall hearing some reporting on one Paul Manafort having significant investments in the pro-Russia regions of the Ukraine. but i suppose that's just a coincidence.

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Response to Doodley (Original post)

Wed Jul 27, 2016, 06:14 PM

63. Trump has been blackballed by USA banks and he now relies on money from Russians

Donald Trump Jr. in 2008:

“Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets,” Trump’s son, Donald Jr., told a real estate conference in 2008, according to an account posted on the website of eTurboNews, a trade publication. “We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.”


Trump was involved with Russian investors during the construction of Trump SoHo:
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/06/us/politics/donald-trump-soho-settlement.html?_r=1

Besides the fraud accusations, a separate lawsuit claimed that Trump SoHo was developed with the undisclosed involvement of convicted felons and financing from questionable sources in Russia and Kazakhstan...


If the plans for it attracted controversy, so too would the company most responsible for its development: Bayrock Group.
Mr. Trump was foggy on how he first came to do business with Bayrock, a small development company whose offices were in Trump Tower in Midtown. In a deposition a few years ago, he said it might have been a Bayrock associate, Felix H. Sater, who first approached him in the early 2000s.
Mr. Sater, a Russian immigrant, had recently joined Bayrock at the behest of its founder, Tevfik Arif, a former Soviet-era commerce official originally from Kazakhstan. Bayrock, which was developing commercial properties in Brooklyn, proposed that Mr. Trump license his name to hotel projects in Florida, Arizona and New York, including Trump SoHo.
The other development partner for Trump SoHo was the Sapir Organization, whose founder, Tamir Sapir, was from the former Soviet republic of Georgia. In addition to receiving a licensing agreement, Mr. Trump would manage the completed condo-hotel, and he was also given a minor equity interest in it.
Emails and testimony in several lawsuits show that Mr. Sater and Mr. Arif worked closely with Mr. Trump and others in the Trump Organization. Mr. Trump was particularly taken with Mr. Arif’s overseas connections. In a deposition, Mr. Trump said that the two had discussed “numerous deals all over the world” and that Mr. Arif had brought potential Russian investors to Mr. Trump’s office to meet him.

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