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Trump pledges to be 'neutral guy' in Israel-Palestinian negotiations

Source: CNN

In an exchange about the potential for a peace agreement, anchor Joe Scarborough asked the Republican front-runner, "Whose fault do you think it is?"

"I don't want to get into it for a different reason, Joe, because if I do win, there has to be a certain amount of surprise, unpredictability," he said at a town hall Wednesday, adding that by declining to tip his hand, he would be in a better position to negotiate.

"Let me be sort of a neutral guy, let's see what -- I'm going to give it a shot. It would be so great," Trump said.

The remark contrasts with the many Republicans -- and some Democrats -- who often pledge unequivocal support for Israel.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/18/politics/donald-trump-israel-palestinian-neutral/index.html



If this doesn't finish his campaign, nothing will...

Obama should just nominate Hillary Clinton to the Supreme Court

Every side will get something they want, and I believe she could be confirmed. Think about this for a minute.

What the Republicans get from this:

They would no longer have to face her in the general election (not that that's set in stone, but every Republican thins she will win the nomination).

Someone who is not 50, so they can say she'll probably only stay on for 15-20 years.

What the Democrats get from this:

Someone far to the left of Scalia, and a good reasonable liberal who would be on their side on the vast majority of judicial issues.

Her withdrawal from the Democratic nomination and Bernie running unopposed. How sweet is that?

What Clinton gets:

A lifetime appointment. IMO this is even better than being President.

This could realistically satisfy all sides.

Trump: Maybe Obama 'feels comfortable' in a mosque

Source: The Hill

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday chided President Obama for visiting a mosque, a move the president made in part as a counter to Trump's controversial comments on Muslims.

"I don't have much thought, I think he can go to lots of places. I don't know, maybe he feels comfortable there," Trump said Wednesday on Fox News' "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren."

"There are a lot of places he can go, and he chose a mosque."

Obama's visit to a Baltimore mosque Wednesday was his first visit to a mosque during his presidency, and he took the time to chide the "inexcusable" anti-Islamic rhetoric that's boiled up recently.

Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/gop-primaries/268155-trump-maybe-obama-feels-comfortable-in-a-mosque



What a disgusting, repulsive man Trump is!

Trump vs. Donald: They debate each other!

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