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Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:51 AM

CNN- "Trump was in disbelief". Thought he could talk Pelosi out of it. She played him.

CNN - Trump incredulous after his moves on transparency failed to stop Pelosi

New York(CNN) President Donald Trump was incredulous Tuesday as he sat in Trump Tower and watched House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announce she was launching a formal impeachment inquiry against him, sources familiar with the moment say. Sitting in the same building where he launched his long shot presidential campaign four years ago, Trump said he couldn't believe it, he later told people.

He had felt confident after phoning Pelosi earlier that morning. The drive for impeachment in her caucus had ramped up amid reports he pushed the Ukrainian President to investigate Joe Biden, and Trump was hoping to head off a clash. He figured he could de-escalate tensions by speaking with her directly.

It was after that call that Trump made the decision to release an "unredacted" version of the transcript of his July call -- against the advice of aides such as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who warned him it would set a risky precedent. Trump wanted to undercut the argument from Democrats that he acted inappropriately, he said, and felt he had nothing to hide.

But when the announcement he would release the transcript did little to quell the growing calls for his impeachment, Trump was in disbelief.


https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/25/politics/donald-trump-incredulous-nancy-pelosi-impeachment/index.html

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Reply CNN- "Trump was in disbelief". Thought he could talk Pelosi out of it. She played him. (Original post)
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Arkansas Granny Sep 25 #1
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Mr. Evil Sep 25 #27
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struggle4progress Sep 25 #91
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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:52 AM

1. Trump doesn't have much experience dealing with a woman he can't intimidate or pay off.

Go get him, Nancy!

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:54 AM

3. Yes, indeed, it is time for his trip to the woodshed.

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Response to saidsimplesimon (Reply #3)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:50 AM

27. You misspelled woodchipper.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #27)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:54 AM

28. LOL

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #27)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:50 PM

63. I'm late to the party. Been on the phone all morning.

Thank you for the LOL moment! That was perfect.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #27)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:56 PM

64. .

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #27)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:24 PM

74. DAMN THAT WAS FUNNY.

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Response to Mr. Evil (Reply #27)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:52 PM

83. Mr. Evil

for your moment of Zen. Snort!

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:12 PM

57. Dump doesn't have much experience at anything other than failing.

I just hope he lives quite a while longer so he can be justly punished on earth. Before meeting his just rewards elsewhere.

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Response to erronis (Reply #57)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 03:03 AM

92. I predict suicide if he's indicted for a crime

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:47 PM

62. "Trump's core competency not dealmaking w powerful counterparties. It is duping gullible victims"


... David Frum (edited for brevity)

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Response to Arkansas Granny (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:38 PM

91. "Should I have grabbed her by the pussy?"

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:52 AM

2. He wut

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:55 AM

4. We have ALL been living with DISBELIEF


SINCE YOU RODE DOWN THE ESCALATOR.

You have only escalated your grifting talents.

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Response to MagickMuffin (Reply #4)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:57 AM

7. Right! Your Turn, Gangster!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:55 AM

5. "He had felt confident after phoning Pelosi earlier that morning"

That's crazy. That phone call was a disaster.

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Response to Mike 03 (Reply #5)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:57 AM

6. More from the article

After Pelosi's historic announcement, Trump immediately began lashing out, accusing Democrats of distracting from his successes at the United Nations General Assembly and arguing it was just "more breaking news Witch Hunt garbage."

But people close to him said he is not welcoming this impeachment fight. The President who keeps a careful watch on his approval numbers was unhappy.

This also isn't the first time Trump has misread Pelosi. He also told aides he wasn't that worried when Democrats won the House after the 2018 midterms because he thought they would be easier to work with than some of the Republicans he had been forced to deal with, like former House Speaker Paul Ryan. Six committees are now investigating Trump, ranging from his tax returns to his policies in office.

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Response to underpants (Reply #6)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:23 AM

19. What successes at the UN General Assembly?

He mumbled his way through an incoherent speech. Delusional.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #19)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:34 AM

22. I was actually going post about his terrible terrible day

His big grand day in front of the world using it as a campaign event. Nationalism! Death to Globalism!

Itís all anyone would be talking about.

He got to go back to his gilded shithole and then use his cunning and negotiation skills to trick Nancy and it all blew up in his face.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #19)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:54 PM

50. Yeah, but Drumpf Dower and other NYC properties are sold-out right now

Between his entourage of lackeys/Secret Service agents, and the foreign heads of state hoping to curry favor with the curry-colored pussy ass bitch while they in NYC, that part of the Drumpf Organization -- and I use that last word loosely -- is actually showing a profit. An obscene profit based on emoluments, but still... in the black.

So,... success!

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Response to Mike 03 (Reply #5)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:00 PM

53. There's how Trump appears to us, and then

there's what Trump tells himself about himself. That little voice in his head that blathers on and on and on self-cherishing how great and wonderful he is. And everyone who doesn't acknowledge his wonderfulness is an ugly loser. He appears to me as pathetic.

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Response to vlyons (Reply #53)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 05:46 PM

70. His father trained him to be "a killer"

He can't even play a round of golf without cheating. I'm sure he chuckles to himself about gaming people who never notice it or just shake their heads at him.

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Response to vlyons (Reply #53)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:31 PM

88. Agree

The Emperor Has No Clothes.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:57 AM

8. WTF an unredacted version? We want the full file. Nothing less

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Response to BSdetect (Reply #8)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:58 AM

31. unredacted means unaltered

and I think the "intelligence" people overrode him on that anyway. Congress will see a "redacted" transcript in several days is the latest. It's all silly, and assumes the rest of the world can be played just like FOX. NOBODY ever thought this was all about a single phone call. Multiple contacts, by multiple individuals (Guiliani, state dept.). And the real issue goes back to stiffing congress (again) on the whistleblower complaint.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:58 AM

9. frankly i'm in disbelief as well.

it's really baffling to me, seeing exactly which straw breaks the camel's back.

really, what is so different, surprising, unique, offensive, or whatever about ukraine compared to the huge history of outrageous crap from donnie over the last four years?

i mean, why is asking a foreign government to help him smear a political opponent a disaster *this* time when it worked so well *last* time? and why was nothing else he did enough to get him impeached?


maybe it was because democrats pounced all over this one and just responded to it more effectively, i don't know.

anyway, happy. confused, but happy.

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Response to unblock (Reply #9)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:08 AM

11. Why is this different?

Without other evidence, Trump could have been the passive recipient of Russia's assistance in 2015.

This time, Trump is actively involved in requesting assistance from a foreign government and holding up their defense funding to bully them into acquiescence. And there is apparently evidence.

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Response to unblock (Reply #9)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:08 AM

12. My take is that while it is really not any different from the long list

of impeachable offenses, this one is very concise and easily understandable after the muddled Russian acts of betrayal. The politics for whatever reasons thankfully do feel different.

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Response to unblock (Reply #9)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:44 AM

25. This time - Chump's corruption is so blatant even the Repukes can understand it

So many other times they've just looked away and pretended it wasn't happening. Now they all get it - even the angry voters in Dumbfuckistan get it. The GOP can't look away and many of them are going to lose their seats, unless they dump Chump quickly.

My guess is the Repukes don't even want this to go to a full out Watergate-type hearing because that would doom all of them. There will be a scramble to get Chump to resign - quickly - before the GOP's dirty laundry gets aired on national TV. If I'm wrong, then we're watching the self-destruction of the Republican Party.



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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #25)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:11 PM

56. That's hilarious...

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #25)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 05:49 PM

71. He ain't resigning

Love both gif and the meme

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #25)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:31 PM

89. I agree.

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Response to unblock (Reply #9)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:03 PM

34. This is in real time, in the open, and before the damage has happened

We know now what the stakes are and how he operates.

He is personally on official records soliciting foreign gov't help to smear a political opponent.

Clear, concise, and figuratively in broad daylight on 5th Avenue.

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Response to unblock (Reply #9)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:29 PM

44. I was speculating about this last night and have a germ of a theory.

I think too many Republicans were tainted with Russian connections, especially through donations. It may be easier to get them on board with this because they won't be personally dragged in to it like they would the Russia probe. Just a guess, but I'm wondering if I'm getting warm here.

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Response to Pacifist Patriot (Reply #44)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:04 PM

55. ooh, that is an excellent point.

they may see this as a way to be rid of disaster donnie with an individual scandal rather than a party-wide scandal.

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Response to Pacifist Patriot (Reply #44)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 10:38 PM

90. You've hit the mark about the

Conservanazis being indebted to the Russians. They donít want any exposure. My guess as more evidence comes out, tRumpf, mike Pants and many conservanazis were accepting Russkie cash. Also the NRA. They may get tRumpf to let Pence resign, appointment a conservanazi toady to VP and then let tRumpf resign. The conservanazis want to use the power of the presidency to get the conservanazi agenda passed thru Congress.

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Response to unblock (Reply #9)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:49 PM

49. The whistleblower is someone high up in administration

That is one difference.

Another is what I consider the brilliant moves of Pelosi. She signaled strongly there would be no impeachment, took the heat from the pro-impeachment Dems, and now has been able to announce impeachment hearings without getting blamed in any way for being partisan.

She has managed to open up the divide in the Republican Party that Republican leadership was hiding.

I think of her as Nancy- don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes-Pelosi.

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Response to delisen (Reply #49)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:04 PM

54. Can't think of anyone I want more on my side.

Sure wouldnít want to get on her bad side. I think sheís been waiting for something just like this. She knew it was just a matter of time before Twitler screwed up in a huge way that could be presented in a way that even the dumbest could understand.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:03 AM

10. I am incredulous that Trump thought that memo would exonerate him

On a side note, they should use a word like "incredulous" because Trump has no clue what it means

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Response to RAB910 (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:14 AM

15. I'm in agreement with you.

I cannot understand how Trump would think this somehow exonerates him. He really isn't very bright with his political instincts.

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Response to OAITW r.2.0 (Reply #15)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:45 PM

48. He has no political instincts

All he knows is a silly 'reality' show and shady business deals. That's what he 'thinks' is the sum total of the presidency. In fact, that's the sum of his knowledge.

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #48)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 04:36 PM

67. tRump has two skills: conning media and spending other people's money. . . . nt

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Response to RAB910 (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:39 AM

24. Exactly! I believe we've never seen someone so ignorant of the laws,

of ethical behavior, nor so devoid of actual intelligence before. He thought THAT version of the transcript would get him off the hook? Incredible. Just incredible.

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Response to RAB910 (Reply #10)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:56 AM

29. He thought so because he didn't say "If you shank Biden, I'll give you $400M"

In his simple mind there had to be a simple "quid pro quo", if you do this I'll do that, to be a crime.

He still thinks he can operate like a shady real estate agent neglecting to mention the murder that happened in the back bedroom.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:11 AM

13. She's a grandmother

she's used to dealing with 3-year-olds.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:12 AM

14. First of,

years of following the Speaker one thing stands out about her ability. She is old school politics,no messing around,and she never plays her opponents. Notice she told him to do something and that is that.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:16 AM

16. "She coulda had class. She coulda been a contender. She coulda been somebody insteada a bum"

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:21 AM

17. Trump is all bluster. He also believes he is the best at reading people.

I've thought for a long time that he didn't want to be impeached. Not because of any consequences but because of the taint it imbues on his "legacy".

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:22 AM

18. Stupid and ignorant as usual...no surprise here...nt

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:25 AM

20. He is use to women doing whatever he wants

I bet he thinks all of them are weak why he isnít worried about Elizabeth Warren.

When he wakes up to how tough they are he will be the weak one like a paper tiger.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:27 AM

21. I pray that she recorded the conversation !!!

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #21)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:37 AM

23. It will be great in her memoirs.😄

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:48 AM

26. You See, Donnie, There's A Difference Between The Breathless Disangenues

you played back when you were running beauty pageants and older, tougher Italian-American grandmothers in positions of power. And youíre finding it out.

Vive la difference!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:58 AM

30. Probably thought he could buy her off with a pound of flesh...

...knowing the Senate is unlikely to convict, he'll sell one of his people down the river like Michael Cohen or "another coffee boy". They go to jail, he gets the scandal to go away.

Didn't work this time.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 11:59 AM

32. Did he think she would swoon at his awesomeness?

He's a complete and total idiot who thinks he will rise to heaven and sit at the deity's right side. In reality, he would squirt white innards if someone stepped on him.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:02 PM

33. Avarice vs. Integrity

Integrity wins.

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Response to defacto7 (Reply #33)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 10:18 AM

96. Oh thats good.

I like this.....and the orange pustule doesn't know what avarice means.....so much the better!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:11 PM

35. The bunker scene is nigh. n/t

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:13 PM

36. Now the shithole president gets to be the Best & the Greatest at getting IMPEACHED

#winning "hey Obama never did this !!"

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Response to Captain Zero (Reply #36)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:28 PM

42. He might actually become the first president to be impeached AND convicted

and removed from office.

He certainly deserves it.

The Senate Republicans may see it as the opportunity to save their party.

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Response to mnhtnbb (Reply #42)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:39 PM

46. Finally he accomplishes something Obama didn't do!

Spin it that way so he looks forward to it.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:14 PM

37. Delicious words to read! nt

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:15 PM

38. Shoulda made her sign a non-disclosure agreement first, Donny

Rookie mistake, dude. It's like your head's not even in the game, like you're just coasting, thinking that all you have to do is roll the ball out, and you win. That woman just ate your lunch, man.

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Response to gratuitous (Reply #38)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:20 PM

40. We've uncovered the DEEP STATE...and it's him

I hate one line threads but Iíve been working on that all morning

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Response to underpants (Reply #40)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:55 PM

51. The calls are coming from inside the (White) house!

apropos since this has been a horror story

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:18 PM

39. "Trump said"

Let's remember that Donald Trump is a pathological liar with zero credibility.

Nothing he says or tweets is to be taken at face value -- even if he's just talking about something he ostensibly felt or thought.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:24 PM

41. He will be lucky if this is all he gets impeached for. He's done much worse. They

should all be talking about how this is not an isolated incident of misconduct and treachery and proceed to list ALL potential misdeeds. They may not end up bringing articles on all of them, but ALL of them should be part of the conversation so that this Ukraine episode is put in the proper, accurate context of a history of criminal, immoral, improper, self serving actions.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:29 PM

43. Trump doesn't have a clue, nor does he want one

When youíre already a very stable genius...

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:39 PM

45. It is more than funny that a woman is

doing this to him.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:41 PM

47. He disbelieves the truth?

We have disbelieved his lies since he "took over."

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 12:55 PM

52. He's forgetting more things now. Like who Speaker Pelosi is....

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:17 PM

58. This isn't like screwing over some painting contractor....

for $5,500, is it Donnie? This is the United States government. They have a Constitution, and you're NOT going to be able to scare them off with a little litigation. They play for real, and you are seriously understaffed, no matter how many sleezebag lawyers you throw at them.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:19 PM

59. to quote Hank Hill...

"that boy ain't right".

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:30 PM

60. This - so much this: "This also isn't the first time Trump has misread Pelosi."

"He also told aides he wasn't that worried when Democrats won the House after the 2018 midterms because he thought they would be easier to work with than some of the Republicans he had been forced to deal with, like former House Speaker Paul Ryan.


Because you know, he knows how to handle broads. No problem. Pelosi's an old gal, and they're always so grateful when a real man like him pretends to pay attention to their screeching and turns on the charm.

Dames turn to putty in his hands...





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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 01:39 PM

61. Hah! But, methinks his listening and understanding of complex, even simple, issues has waned...and

badly. I mean really, Pelosi says follow the law or else (too late for him) and he's blindsided?

Great news is that the stain of an actual impeachment, and I'm sure now it will follow, will always have an asterisk next to his name for ever and ever!


I told her that I was amazed Trump ponied up the transcript, against I'm sure the advice of his lawyers, Pompous, and his butt-head COS, as it does clearly delineate his treason. My girlfriend, a past but no more Trumper (she's more a staunch Republican, whatever) replied that since he never listens to good advice and often goes 180 degrees from what others say, she's not surprised he's self-indicted himself!

Pelosi...for the win!!!!!!!!!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 02:29 PM

65. Everyone plays him. After Putin and Kim, why would we think an old pro like Pelosi...

would have any problem?

His entire "business" career has been bluff, bullshit, and bullying. If he can't get what he wants with those, or overpaying, he just walks away.

And, aside from being the world's worst negotiator, he is absolutely incapable of running a business he managed to overpay for. Witness Trump Air, New Jersey Generals, the Plaza Hotel, and, of course, his casinos.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 04:27 PM

66. Ha! I saw on Twitter that ".. trump wants

to be impeached".. I guess not!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 04:50 PM

68. Trump "felt he had nothing to hide"

Wow, he really is clueless. He's in his own damn narcissistic bubble. He really does think he's the perfect human specimen. And yet he's still an ignorant buffoon - and a failed businessman.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 04:53 PM

69. Wait - So fake transparency wasn't working this time?

Quelle surprise!

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 05:51 PM

72. Judge Smails

Right Danny, right? (the scene where Smails doesn't want Danny to talk about his niece)

And then: Judge Smails: 'I guess you don't want that scholarship do you?' Danny, 'I guess I don't' Smails: I guess I don't, I guess I don't.'

Go, Madame Speaker, go!

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Response to Marthe48 (Reply #72)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:23 PM

73. Great reference.

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Response to underpants (Reply #73)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 07:25 PM

84. Hah thanks!

I'got the movie on dvd, almost got it out to watch after I posted.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:26 PM

75. "Tell your people to tell the truth."

Said the Speaker of the House.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:32 PM

77. You could see it

Maggot was deflated.
Flat.
Monotone.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:33 PM

78. he can't spell negotiate.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:34 PM

79. I wonder if he was stupid enough to offer her something if she kept impeachment off the table?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:35 PM

80. As I said in another thread, THIS is why she was smiling when asked about the phone call.

She was being interviewed by the Atlantic, and mentioned that she had a call with Trump that morning, and was asked "How did THAT go," and she smiled...started to laugh, actually.

This is why Trump said she has "lost her way" in his train-wreck of a presser this afternoon. She lost her way because she chose to not board the Trump Train, and he refuses to understand that. After all, the guy who had a book ghost-written for him called "Art of the Deal" is supposed to make artful deals, right?

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:39 PM

81. The fact that these notes were released and trump still doesn't understand what the big deal

is shows that there are no adults left at the White House. We're in super duper dangerous territory right now. The good news is, with no adults left, it should be really easy to get all of them removed (nobody left to say, "umm... maybe you shouldn't say that??".

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 06:51 PM

82. Risky precedent!

Risky President. What a fucking moron.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 07:30 PM

85. I'm just a poor boy from a poor family.

Trump: I'm just a poor boy from a poor family. Work with me.
Nancy: No!
Trump: I'm just a businessman trying to get one up on a competitor. Nothing wrong with that, surely?
Nancy: No!
Trump: It's a hoax!
Nancy: No!
Trump: Witch hunt!
Nancy: Almost right! It's a WARLOCK hunt! And I think we caught one!
Trump: Not fair!
Nancy: Good!

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Response to Aussie105 (Reply #85)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 07:46 PM

86. ✅

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Wed Sep 25, 2019, 09:40 PM

87. Add another one to Arty Don's Deck of Deals

n/t

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 09:06 AM

93. Masterfully orchestrated by Madame Speaker.

The Pelosi naysayers here at DU owe her and the DU community their apologies.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 09:18 AM

94. Someone's been taking lessons

from the Rope-A-Dope Kid...


rocktivity

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Thu Sep 26, 2019, 10:16 AM

95. I finally feel like the tide is turning.

The trumpers in my office are talking about their grand kids, and putting up pictures of their dogs, and I haven't seen a red hat in I can't tell you how long. They talk in whispers if they bring the guy up. They still claim he's the greatest thing since sliced bread, but it's under their breath. They are losing faith slowly. I have a client who loves to show off some kind of pass card that he says allows him access to the WH. Looks like a credit card with maga slogan on it. I can't wait to ask him if the card will give him access to dotard when he is in jail.

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