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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Pesssst, I have a gun. You are a thug who is planning on breaking into my house and want to know specifically if you brake in if I will use it. Only one way to find out!!!

I love Trump!  The fact that he has given money to his rivals for one reason or another shoots down their claims that he is not a good man for the job.  He is generous, even to those he does not agree with and he keeps his eye on the important thing--same America from socialists, Muslim invaders and terrorists, anarchists, greed, corruption, and parasitic politicians who have never done an honest day's work in their lives.

The slime balls nesting in the White House and Congress are shaking in their boots even while they tell each other that Trump cannot possibly upset their plans for making the country a serfdom under their control.

The fact is the political class are barterers of cash for influence and favor, this is not new news its the first time in political history as long as I can remember where the fleeced have made it clear before the American people and in the face of the crooked politicians before God and Everybody. They dare not shit on him or he will tell all and their chances of maintaining office or going after the highest office in the world unlikely.

Get them all Donald!  Prove they are beggers for money, and that they can and have been bought!  I love it!

Watch the rinos jump on the immigration bandwagon. I enjoy watching the rinos scratch their heads and are amazed that Trump can say exactly what is on his mind and still lead the pack. Being independently wealthy has a tremendous advantage. I just hope that there are enough Trump supporters to push him over the finish line. I am concerned that the rinos in the race will join forces and back Jeb Bush.


Top talker explains 'the Donald's' huge appeal, cautions against being so 'dismissive'

Fox News television and radio host Sean Hannity took one for the Donald, coming out in a widely read blog post in the presidential hopeful’s defense – going so far as to take Glenn Beck’s most recent criticisms of the contender point by point, and to show why each was wrong.

Hannity’s defense came on the heels of Beck’s broadcast criticisms against him, as well as against conservative writer Ann Coulter and radio talkers Michael Savage and Rush Limbaugh, for supporting an “unprincipled” and “unlikable” character like Trump for president, as Mediaite reported. Beck had also blasted his puzzlement at why “smart people” and “smart conservatives” would support Trump.

Beck posted, on his Facebook page: “What am I missing?”

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In answer, Hannity wrote: “Glenn, you are a friend and a patriot who has asked an honest and thoughtful question and I will attempt to answer it. … You asked, ‘Can we actually have a civil discourse based on facts? Not on emotion or feelings?’ Of course we can!”

Hannity then warned leftists who sensed a conservative in-fight coming: Go home. Nothing to see.

Saying he was “personally UNDECIDED as to whom I will support in the GOP primaries,” Hannity noted that Republicans still have a long five-and-a-half months to decide.

“A lot can and will happen between now and then,” he wrote. “Some candidiates will trip and fall or stumble. Some will recover and others may not. Polls will shift, debates will hopefully enlighten and voters (that is THE AMERICAN PEOPLE) will decide which way this is going to go.”

Hannity then reminded: “This is not my first rodeo,” remarking on his 20 years with Fox News Channel. And, he said, as part of his job, he likes to have as many candidates as possible appear on his television and radio spots.

“I feel I can best serve both my television and radio audiences by giving them as much access as possible to all of the candidates so they can make an informed decision in the primary,” he wrote. “For example, in just the last 2 weeks I have had on both radio and TV Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina, John Kasich, Mike Huckabee, Rick Perry, and Chris Christie. I have given many of the candidates a FULL hour on my TV show, as well. My plan is to continue to offer all the candidates more airtime throughout the entire process.”

Hannity ran down a numbered list of 20 items he believes the next president would need to address, from confronting Russia’s President Putin to naming America’s enemy as radical Islamism to giving parents more school choice. Shortly after, he opined on the pros of each of the many Republican candidates currently seeking the high office, from Gov. Mike Huckabee and his “commitment to religious freedom” to Carly Fiorina and her “confronting [of] Hillary Clinton’s moral, ethical and legal deficiencies,” to Sen. Ted Cruz and his admirable willingness “to fight.”

Finally, he defended Trump, starting with the businessman’s ability to attract “24 million Americans, by far a cable television record,” to the recent debate.

“Kudos to Donald Trump,” he wrote, “creating an audience that not only benefited him, but every other candidate and the entire country. He single-handedly made politics refreshingly fun, unpredictable and interesting. That is a great benefit to the country.”

Hannity went on to speak of Trump’s favor with the American people, and the inability of Beck to understand the motive of this attraction.

“Why, at this early stage, would you be so dismissive [of Trump]?” Hannity asked, pointing to the candidate’s track record of success, his vow to “make America great again,” promise to “stand up to China” and “straight talking, non-politically correct” political speeches that drive home the need to “secure the border.”

Admittedly, Trump is not humble, Hannity said. But he’s also morphed on some the very policies Beck criticized him for advocating in the past, Hannity wrote. Case in point: Trump was once for an assault weapon ban, but “now has a pistol carry-permit in [New York City] and said he believes law-abiding Americans should have the right to ‘carry,’” Hannity wrote.

“In conclusion … I am glad Donald Trump is in this race,” Hannity wrote. “I like his straightforward outsider’s view of politics. His personality and background are impressive and refreshing. I like anybody who is not politically correct. I hope his outspokenness and his courage rubs off on his fellow Republicans, who have all become stale, timid, weak, and generally (especially in DC) useless. Many Republicans can learn a thing or two from Trump.”

Look at this:

Trump received millions for promoting this scam. Thousands of poor naïve people were scammed out of their savings. Trump's philosophy: If god did not want them sheared, he would not have made them sheep. We don't want this clown as president.

Good  all the wheeling and dealing should stop.  These people are elected to do what is best for the people.  They are NOT doing that.  Voting for a President (as we all can attest) is very important.

I wouldn't expect Rand Paul to attack Trump but it shows that Rand is a sore looser. Instead he should be attacking Christie or anyone in the Demon Potty. I used to have a little respect for Rand but not now.

Lyn Agre, I agree Rand did not seem presidential in that "debate" format. He is not one of the top three for me anymore. Perhaps I may be a bit of a conspiracy theorist, but I think that the Republican elites have purposeful stacked the race with a lot of candidates hoping it would help Jeb Bush. As the lesser candidates drop out, I am guessing they will throw their support behind Jeb Bush. Nothing happens at that level by coincidence, it is all planned, but Trump is "raining on their parade".

Does everyone know what Rand Paul did in Arizona so he could run for President while being a State Senator? Did you catch Trumps comment on that?

NO, tell all.





Rush Limbaugh Explains How Robert Mueller
Will Attempt To Financially Destroy President Trump

 Special Counsel Robert Mueller has crossed President Trump’s “red line” after issuing a subpoena for documents related to the Trump Organization’s business dealings with Russia.

New York Times reports:

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has subpoenaed the Trump Organization to turn over documents, including some related to Russia, according to two people briefed on the matter. The order is the first known time that the special counsel demanded documents directly related to President Trump’s businesses, bringing the investigation closer to the president. […] The Trump Organization has said that it never had real estate holdings in Russia, but witnesses recently interviewed by Mr. Mueller have been asked about a possible real estate deal in Moscow. In 2015, a longtime business associate of Mr. Trump’s emailed Mr. Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen at his Trump Organization account claiming he had ties to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and said that building a Trump Tower in Moscow would help Mr. Trump’s presidential campaign.

Radio host Rush Limbaugh theorized on his program Friday that one of Mueller’s true objectives is to financially destroy President Trump.

Partial transcript via Breitbart News:

And these requests, the subpoena for documents from the Trump Organization, I ask you again, what has that to do with the campaign and with collusion and with the Russians? They’ve already been looking into Trump business in Russia with the Miss, what is it, USA, whatever his pageant is.

Do you all remember during the early days of the campaign there was news that Trump, in a tax return something like 20 years ago, took a $900 million deduction that was granted and survived an audit by the IRS? Now, I forget the details. It had to do with losses that he had incurred in that year in building things. It was around 900 or $920 million deduction. I’ll never forget when it was reported because most people will never come close to ever having that in a lifetime, and to have a guy personally write that much off?

Anyway, I think Mueller wants that $920 million back. I think Mueller wants to prove that that was a faulty deduction. I think that they want to go back, they want to get Trump’s tax returns because they want to nullify that $900 million deduction, and then they want to collect 20 years of interest and penalties and wipe Trump out.

In the meantime, President Trump’s lawyers are in the process of negotiating with special counsel Robert Mueller to bring the Russia probe to an end, reports Rebecca Ballhaus and Peter Nicholas of the Wall Street Journal.

Mueller’s tentacles continue to reach further and further.

CNN reported that investigators are attempting to determine whether former Blackwater chief Erik Prince misled the  House Intelligence Committee about a meeting he had in Seychelles in January of 2017.

Prince is accused of using the meeting as an opportunity to establish a secret back channel with Russia.

Fox News’ Catherine Herridge spoke with one of President Trump’s personal lawyers about the new subpoena request by Special Counsel Mueller.

According to Herridge, Trump’s lawyer was unaware of the subpoena and said it may be a ‘wrap up’ subpoena or ‘clean up’ subpoena which may signal the end of the investigation.


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