Donald Trump has an ace in the hole for dealing with attacks from his Republican rivals

donald trump jeb bushAfter Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) released a video criticizing real-estate magnate Donald Trump for h..., Trump had a familiar response at the ready.

"Recently, Rand Paul called me and asked me to play golf," Trump said in a statement. "I easily beat him on the golf course and will even more easily beat him now, in the world in the politics."

Then he added: "Senator Paul does not mention that after trouncing him in golf I made a significant donation to the eye center with which he is affiliated."

Republican candidates are learning the hard way that Donald Trump has an ace in the hole when they come after him.

For one thing, they have probably dealt with him in the past — and there's a good chance they have asked him for money.

Since announcing his presidential campaign earlier this summer, Trump has traded barbs with many of his GOP rivals over immigration, foreign policy, and his conservative credentials.

But rather than engaging with them in detailed policy debates, the real-estate magnate has instead revealed embarrassing anecdotes about his personal relationships with the candidates, providing a somewhat unprecedented level of transparency into the interactions between politicians and the superrich.



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Trump has the GOP right by the short hairs and I love it, they have lied to us for the last time. Next lets dump the Three Stooges, Obama, Bohner and McConnell

and the rest of the cartels.  With the exception of Mike Lee and Ted Cruz they betrayed us.

Let's dump them ALL...and institute a "no politician/no-lawyer Citizen Congress.

Someone commented that is exactly what our Founding Fathers meant.

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Here, here! I AGREE!!!! This whole damn country has been turned into a filth slough BY LAWYERS!! And activist judges, who were attorneys first!! They brought us tyrannically FORCED gay marriage acceptance, and struck down the voter ID necessary to keep our elections sane, to name just two examples !

In other words - trump is one of the elitist Washington insiders. He's not the outsider he pretends to be.

I never saw the attacks on Obama on the part of the cartels, as vicious as they are attacking Trump.

What Trump is trying to tell us is .....that politicians can be bought and that he has bought them. He has said the system is broken....he is not a Washington insider....far from it. If he was an insider....he would not be taking a stand against them. Wise up.

Yes
He is well versed in buying and selling
Do you think for a minute that he will stop doing both as Pres?
THAT IS WHAT HE DOES.
You ain't seen nothing yet.
Just wait till he gets control of your tax $$$$

PRAY

Triptolemus,

I think you are unaware that Donald Trump is and was a business man. He donated to anyone that he felt could help him, if he needed it.  That is smart business!! He also has had the nerve to tell that to all of us. I am a business man and totally understand why he would do that. It's called Capitalism. 

The best part now is, he has the money to run his own show and has stated many times that he don't need money from anyone to run for President. When was the last time you heard that from a politician??? NEVER!! He is right, those that take money from someone are beholding to them no matter how little. TRUMP CANNOT BE BOUGHT!!!

WAKE UP AMERICA!!!

If he were an insider he would not be saying the system is broken.

Correct.

Donald Trump is far more intelligent and qualified to win the presidency of the United States than many believe.  Those (as in the GOP) who are trying to bash him will pay the price because he will reveal all the times they have come to him asking for money which they received from him, proof positive many in the GOP like most of the liberal left are more than intimate with the "rich and famous".  He is holding the ace and they'd better allow WE THE PEOPLE of the United States to decide who our next President will be.  They have done a miserable job trying to make that decision and they need to sit back and allow the laws of this land to be executed and the right person elected.  Donald Trump may not be elected but it should be the closest thing to him if not and that would be Ted Cruz.   Agree with Pahrumper, the next toy go and sooner than later are Boehner, McConnell and Obama (via impeachment). 

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JUST IN->  Pelosi Announces House Resolution To Condemn Trump’s ‘Racist, Xenophobic Tweets’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Monday that Democrats will offer a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s “racist” tweets against Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

Pelosi wrote a letter to House Democrats announcing that they will draft a resolution to condemn Trump’s “racist” tweets against progressive Democrats.

“This weekend, the President went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about Members of Congress,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote.

“This morning, the President doubled down on his attacks on our four colleagues suggesting they apologize to him,” she added. “Let me be clear, our Caucus will continue to forcefully respond to these disgusting attacks.”

President Trump taunted the “squad” of far-left first-term progressive Democrats on Sunday, telling them to go back and fix the places they came from before telling the rest of the country what to do.

Trump’s tweets caused an uproar amongst the media and Hollywood celebrity classes, and now, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D–TX) hopes to capitalize on the president’s message by condemning them in Congress.

Lee said she will draft a resolution of condemnation.

“Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be drafting a Resolution of Condemnation for the words used by President Trump about four members of the House of Representatives over the weekend,” Jackson Lee’s office wrote:

Sheila Jackson Lee  @JacksonLeeTX18

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be drafting a Resolution of Condemnation for the words used by President Trump about four members of the House of Representatives over the weekend.

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!

President Trump’s remarks seemed particularly directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who is a former Somalian refugee.

Omar said Friday that the president “shouldn’t be in office” and told an audience of high school students that America was failing to uphold its promise to be a just society.

Rep. Omar said Trump was “stoking white nationalism” after he tweeted that some progressive congresswomen should “go back” to where they came from.

“You are stoking white nationalism because you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda,” Omar wrote:

Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN


As Members of Congress, the only country we swear an oath to is the United States.

Which is why we are fighting to protect it from the worst, most corrupt and inept president we have ever seen. https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1150381394234941448 

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN

You are stoking white nationalism bc you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda.

“America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.” -RFK

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez claimed Monday that President Trump’s remarks serve as the “hallmark language of white supremacists.”

President Trump tweeted Monday that Democrats need to apologize for the “foul language” and “terrible things they have said”:

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

When will the Radical Left Congresswomen apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said. So many people are angry at them & their horrible & disgusting actions!

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

If Democrats want to unite around the foul language & racist hatred spewed from the mouths and actions of these very unpopular & unrepresentative Congresswomen, it will be interesting to see how it plays out. I can tell you that they have made Israel feel abandoned by the U.S.

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