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Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:21 AM

"Russia, if you're listening," Trump said. They were. Trump knew they were.


July 27, 2016

“Russia, if you’re listening,” Trump said, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.”





An indictment filed by Robert Mueller, the special counsel, said Russian hackers attempted “for the first time” to break into email accounts used by Clinton’s personal office “after hours” on 27 July 2016.

That day, at an event in Florida, Trump invited the Russian state to search for the approximately 30,000 emails that Clinton was found to have deleted from her private server on the grounds that they were not related to government work.

“Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing,” Trump said. “I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”




Trump knew. He likes to brag. That was him bragging. He knew Putin was watching. He was playing to his audience of one. Trump thought he had a secret and he couldn't stop himself from bragging about it.

He knew.

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Reply "Russia, if you're listening," Trump said. They were. Trump knew they were. (Original post)
Solly Mack Jan 12 OP
FakeNoose Jan 12 #1
Solly Mack Jan 12 #3
Stargazer09 Jan 12 #14
dalton99a Jan 12 #2
Solly Mack Jan 12 #4
Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 12 #5
Solly Mack Jan 12 #6
Cha Jan 12 #7
Solly Mack Jan 12 #8
Cha Jan 12 #9
Solly Mack Jan 12 #10
Cha Jan 12 #11
Solly Mack Jan 12 #12
Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 12 #13
Stargazer09 Jan 12 #15
Cha Jan 12 #16
Stargazer09 Jan 12 #25
smirkymonkey Jan 12 #19
Stargazer09 Jan 12 #26
malaise Jan 12 #17
Solly Mack Jan 12 #18
PunkinPi Jan 12 #20
Solly Mack Jan 12 #22
Takket Jan 12 #24
kentuck Jan 12 #21
Solly Mack Jan 12 #23
gulliver Jan 12 #27
Solly Mack Jan 12 #28

Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:37 AM

1. This should have started the FBI investigation, but it didn't

They sat on it until after the election, after the inauguration, and after Cheeto fired Comey. It was fully 8 months later, after "Russia if you're listening...". THAT's when they decided he must be a Russian agent, and they started a quiet investigation.

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:45 AM

3. It really should have triggered a look-see.

Americans simply don't ask a foreign power to intervene in an election. Not Americans who are loyal to their country. Who respect the process. Who respect the laws.

You can ask the UN to monitor an election but to intervene? To hack your opponent?

No.

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:31 AM

14. Tick tock....

We don’t know what’s going on behind closed doors.

At the very least, I think evidence was being collected long before a formal investigation was launched.

It’s entirely possible that they had more than one investigation into 45’s dubious behavior. He certainly did not lead a very law-abiding life before running for office.

We are just now hearing about the investigation launched after 45 fired Comey, but that doesn’t eliminate the possibility of earlier investigations. It also doesn’t mean that other investigations are not being done right now, under the radar (and possibly without the knowledge of the people 45 installed as agency directors).

I think we are going to hear a small amount of new (to the public) information each week. A steady “drip, drip” sort of thing, at least for a while. The floodgates will open when the time is right.

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:38 AM

2. He knew who he was talking to

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:45 AM

4. Yeah he did. I thought as much the night he said it.

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 03:00 AM

5. And We knew that he knew that they were..

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Response to Crutchez_CuiBono (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 03:06 AM

6. Yep

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 03:10 AM

7. he had a secret.. but it got told mightily

to the world by his big dumbfuck mouth and the Mueller investigation.

Of course, he won't learn from this.. he'll keep shooting his stupid mouth off to assist Mueller with his research.

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 03:14 AM

8. He does give himself away Mister "I alone" and the self-proclaimed "expert" in everything.

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Response to Solly Mack (Reply #8)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 03:20 AM

9. Talk aobut hoisting and roasting on

his own petard.

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Response to Cha (Reply #9)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:00 AM

10. I'd pay to see him in a fetal position after a breakdown.

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Response to Solly Mack (Reply #10)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:12 AM

11. sucking on his

Nazi loving thumb.

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Response to Cha (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:15 AM

12. Yes

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:18 AM

13. +1

And he's got the govt shut down.The stones on this guy and his family.

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:33 AM

15. He can't seem to help himself

He thinks he’s so much smarter than the rest of the world.

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Response to Stargazer09 (Reply #15)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 04:49 AM

16. he must think he's bloody invincible

'cause he's gotten away with it for so long. Not ever knowing that the bigger they are the Harder they fall

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Response to Cha (Reply #16)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:09 PM

25. I am hoping

That his fall will be one for the record books!

(And it can’t come soon enough.)

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Response to Stargazer09 (Reply #15)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 06:28 AM

19. Exactly, but his bloated ego always seems to do him in.

He is incapable of thinking things through. He goes for the immediate gratification of showing off his power in the moment without ever realizing how it might come back to bite him in the ass.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #19)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:10 PM

26. Unfortunately for us

He hasn’t really suffered the consequences for his monstrous ego yet. I hope it happens soon.

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 06:09 AM

17. Of course he knew

Now I'm waiting for the You're Fired and much more.
Oh Happy Day!

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Response to malaise (Reply #17)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 06:17 AM

18. Me, too.

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 08:16 AM

20. I'll never forget watching that...

when he said that my mouth went agape and I yelled, "treason". And now here we are...ugh.

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Response to PunkinPi (Reply #20)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:29 PM

22. It was so blatant, so obvious.

Not a throw-away comment at all. He meant it.

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Response to PunkinPi (Reply #20)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:39 PM

24. And he's still president

And we still can do nothing but sit on our hands and wait. It is a constant source of stress for all of us.

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 09:47 AM

21. It was interesting how he changed his gaze into the camera when he asked, "Russia, if you're ...?

"...listening?"

He wanted to speak directly to the Russians, and one Russian in particular.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #21)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 12:30 PM

23. Yep. Turned to speak directly into the camera.

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Response to Solly Mack (Original post)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:13 PM

27. He directly asked for a crime to be committed by a foreign adversary.

He was doing business with them at the time too. Amazing.

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Response to gulliver (Reply #27)

Sat Jan 12, 2019, 02:20 PM

28. That he did.

Boldly and brazenly.

And there he is, still at it.

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