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Times Reveals Trump Secured Massive Windfall Then Poured Millions Into 2016 Campaign, Sparking Calls for Federal Probe

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/10/09/times-reveals-trump-secured-massive-windfall-then-poured-millions-2016-campaign

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Perhaps the windfall came from a black money ruble check signed by Vlad “Polonium Cocktail” Putin, one of Donald’s favorite people, a man he greatly admires due to Putin’s six-pack abs, martial arts skills, KGB training, horse skills, hockey skills, and assassination of political opponents skills.

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I wonder if he got some money from the same folks Hunter Biden did?

The presidential contest is between two RICO families. Anything wrong with a system that brought us to this?

Why would corporations who, by law, must only act in the fiduciary interests of their shareholders pay Obama’s and Clintons millions of dollars for speeches? It is clear proof of criminality on either the payers or the payees, or both.

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Why not mention LiL GW Bush, his father, Ronnie Reagan, and every other modern era President since they, too, took money for speeches? Even that peabrain Sarah Palin gets paid to spew idiocy!

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The NYT has been on a crusade to get Trump the day he was elected.

Yes, because clearly there are no corrupt wealthy criminals within America’s borders it could have possibly come from, such as the ones mentioned in the bloody article itself.
No this must the work of an evil foreign genious so devious that he would willingly pay to have his own country sanctioned and encircled by military bases for some reason.

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Don’t let the smoke get in your eyes.

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Somehow i see that as the least of his issues. Nothing wrong for a hotel/real estate mogul investing in Moscow high riser. Good relations with Russia should be encouraged.The US toyed with Boris Yeltsin like he was some banana republic head and almost caused the total collapse of what was left of Russia.

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She gets it for her tits, oops did i say that

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I just limited it by orders of magnitude, and who’s still wielding influence.

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Yeah, exactly, NATO aka US forces are all over Russian, Chinese and Iranian borders but no Russian bases nowhere near US borders.

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Too bad they didn’t start well before.

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drumpf plays only by his corrupt delusional psychopath rules, without exception.

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"Just weeks before the 2016 election, “the Trump-Ruffin partnership borrowed $30 million from City National Bank in Los Angeles,” according to the Times . “Mr. Trump signed the loan documents in New York City, but tax records show that Mr. Ruffin personally guaranteed nearly the entire amount, should the company ever be unable to pay.”

So, what happens if you don’t pay back the loan? Do people come and visit you and bust your kneecaps? Perhaps that’s why His Lowness needs secret service protection. Just a thought on a “maybe”. That’s a damned big “loan” to be in debt with, especially to Vegas, never mind the other 400 mil or more he owes. Well, just thoughts, really.

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Yes, and for extremely valid reasons!

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There could be felonious dealings here. However, over the past five years we’ve seen a slew of scandal articles about Trump that essentially all say, “Ha! Now THIS story is bound to sink him–no way he can survive this.” And yet each and every story turned out to have exactly zero effect on him or his chances of retaining office or being re-elected.

C’mon, the guy is guilty of terrorism charges that the whole country is witness to. If that doesn’t take him down, I don’t think anything would.

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Ummm…those sanctions and military bases were already in place prior to the 2016 election, and as memory serves, only one of the candidates in that contest expressed a willingness to possibly lift the sanctions and/or withdraw U.S. support of NATO.

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The Teflon Don strikes again! Ruffin’s on the hook for $30 million plus interest.

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Hunter Biden would be a small bit player against a professional con artist like Trump. Progressives love to denigrate all politicians yet offer no real solutions for the problems.

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As is typical of what remains of democrat partisans you speak from ignorance: he Green New Deal was a pretty comprehensive set of solutions to our problems. The Democrats offer zero solutions, in fact, promise no change. The policy differences between the parties amount to rounding error in the budget. The moral differences don’t exist. The only distinction is the lies the maga folks believe and the lies the equally uninformed Clinton and Biden voters believe.

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