Political talk from outside of the UK
:sunglasses: 36.3 % ❤ 2.2 % :thumbsup: 9.9 % 😯 9.5 % :grinning: 33 % 🧥 1.8 % 🙏 1.5 % 😟 1.8 % :cry: 3.7 % :shit: 0.4 %
By spoonman
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The Red Arrow wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:13 pm
Oddly enough, in the wake of the Trump Foundation removing the word 'Trump' from New York properties as it's apparently too toxic, Donny Dumbass has announced he's not going to live in New York anymore, and is relocating to Florida.
Supposedly more than meets eye on this one. Something to do with the protection of property when being sued or something along those lines if you declare your state of residence to be Florida.
By Boiler
What in the name of fuck..?

US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut federal funding for the wildfires sweeping California, in a Twitter spat with the state's governor.
By The Weeping Angel
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Meanwhile Trump seems to be increasingly losing his grip on reality.

https://www.vox.com/2019/11/4/20948138/ ... t-comments
Sunday illustrated how President Donald Trump’s efforts to develop a coherent defense in response to the House’s impeachment inquiry are becoming increasingly incoherent.

First, early Sunday afternoon, Trump held a media availability in which it took him less than a minute to contradict himself about his dealings with Ukraine. He falsely claimed “nobody” with direct knowledge of the phone call in which he tried to leverage the Ukrainian president into politically beneficial investigations came forward to complain about it, but then in the next breath acknowledged that witnesses “only came forward when you [i.e., the media] asked, and some of them are Never Trumpers.”

That claim, too, was false. To cite one notable example, the media played no role in Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman’s decision to testify to House impeachment investigators about his concerns about the call, which he was on, and there’s no evidence that Vindman, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, is a “never Trumper.”
By The Weeping Angel
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Impeachment inquiry latest news.

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics ... mpeachment
A major figure in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry significantly changed his testimony this week to confirm the existence of a quid pro quo involving withheld military aid to Ukraine, after other witnesses raised serious doubts about his credibility.

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland said in a declaration submitted to Congress on Monday that he had now “refreshed [his] recollection about certain conversations in early September 2019.”

Specifically, Sondland now remembers that he did, in fact, tell various people — including a Ukrainian official — that President Donald Trump’s administration was linking hundreds of millions of dollars in withheld military aid for Ukraine to investigations Trump had asked the country to conduct.

This is a big deal, because it confirms that a Trump administration official told Ukraine that the withheld aid was linked to a public announcement of those investigations (into the gas company Burisma, which Hunter Biden sat on the board of, and into purported Ukrainian interference in the 2016 election). That is: It confirms the quid pro quo of military aid for investigations.
By The Weeping Angel
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh.

https://www.vox.com/2019/11/6/20951250/ ... ad-message
During a rally Monday evening in Lexington, Kentucky, President Donald Trump urged his fans to go out and vote for incumbent Gov. Matt Bevin (R), warning them that a high-profile loss in a state he won by 30 points in 2016 “sends a really bad message” and pleading, “you can’t let that happen to me!”

Well, that “bad message” was sent. Though Bevin has not conceded the race as of Wednesday morning, with all of the precincts reporting, he appears to have lost to Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear by just over 5,000 votes.

As it became clear that Bevin was headed for defeat on Tuesday evening, footage of Trump’s comments from the night before went viral.
By The Red Arrow
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I'd laugh my arse off if it was Conway - still, should feed Donny Dipshit's paranoia.

Anonymous tell-all book likens Trump to '12-year-old in air traffic control tower' – report

Book by figure described as administration official says colleagues considered mass resignations to raise alarm, according to Washington Post

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/201 ... ation-book

Oh - a Judge has just ordered Donny to pay back 2 million he syphoned off from a charity. Nice guy.

Judge orders Trump to pay $2m for misusing Trump Foundation funds

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