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Zorro

(15,948 posts)
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:26 PM May 2017

TRUMP SAYS HE DOES NOT KNOW JARED KUSHNER VERY WELL

TAORMINA, Italy (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump on Saturday accused the media of exaggerating his relationship with Jared Kushner, asserting that “I don’t know him very well.”

“He’s someone I would see around the office and who, I guess, was working for me,” Trump told reporters on the last leg of his foreign trip. “Beyond that, I couldn’t tell you much about him.”

Trump acknowledged that he had spoken to Kushner at times during the 2016 campaign. “I’d pass him in the hall and say hello,” he said. “He seemed like an O.K. person. I never got much of a sense of the guy.”

When asked whether Kushner might have had improper contact with Russian spies during the transition, Trump said, “I couldn’t tell you if that’s the kind of thing he’d do. You really should ask someone who knows him.”

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/trump-says-he-does-not-know-jared-kushner-very-well

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TRUMP SAYS HE DOES NOT KNOW JARED KUSHNER VERY WELL (Original Post) Zorro May 2017 OP
I actually had to check and confirm that it was Andy Borowitz hatrack May 2017 #1
Hah! smirkymonkey May 2017 #2
What a load of horse shit! vlyons May 2017 #3
It's satire but you're right that trump will throw him under the bus. Kittycow May 2017 #4
Satire alert! Beartracks May 2017 #6
Haha I got sucked in on that one vlyons May 2017 #13
No problem! Beartracks May 2017 #18
"I saw him at a wedding once" dalton99a May 2017 #5
Ridiculous that lyin' Lord is on CNN sharedvalues May 2017 #15
Hard to tell satire from news nowadays! angstlessk May 2017 #7
ha ha. I actually believed this for a split second. It is so trumpy to throw folks under the table! riversedge May 2017 #8
hahaha or this- Does anyone REALLY know anyone? luvMIdog May 2017 #9
I didn't know you very well either freakstick Deb May 2017 #10
Ah, satire Bradical79 May 2017 #11
BS heaven05 May 2017 #12
Satire about Trump should be marked as "Satire" in the title. athena May 2017 #14
Melania says she does not know Donald very well FM123 May 2017 #16
It's hard to tell satire from reality anymore. I could totally believe him saying it. Vinca May 2017 #17
Wait! That implies rock May 2017 #19
*SNORT* Borowitz strikes again! grossproffit May 2017 #20
Damn. Borowitz is deadly! Orrex May 2017 #21
Kick Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin May 2017 #22

vlyons

(10,252 posts)
3. What a load of horse shit!
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:28 PM
May 2017

Well Kushner should know now that Trump will easily throw him under the bus, if need be.

Beartracks

(12,982 posts)
6. Satire alert!
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:34 PM
May 2017

Borowitz, the author of this piece, does satire.

Problem is, even satirical musings on Trump & Co. sound so much like something they would actually do....

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Beartracks

(12,982 posts)
18. No problem!
Sun May 28, 2017, 01:19 PM
May 2017


I have to double-check to see if a story is from Borowitz or The Onion all the time, anymore.

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sharedvalues

(6,916 posts)
15. Ridiculous that lyin' Lord is on CNN
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:51 PM
May 2017

Jeff Zucker is hurting america to goose CNN's ratings and his own salary.

CNN: infotainment.

Deb

(3,743 posts)
10. I didn't know you very well either freakstick
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:37 PM
May 2017

but sure as shootin' had your number. unbelievable gop trash

 

Bradical79

(4,490 posts)
11. Ah, satire
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:38 PM
May 2017

Have to be careful with that. After seeing him wander away on tv looking confused, I wouldn't be shocked if he looses touch with reality that much.

 

heaven05

(18,124 posts)
12. BS
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:41 PM
May 2017

the very start of throw them all off the ship of state into shark infested waters and to hell with them.....trump is one of those sharks so he's just giving jared to his buddies to teat apart, piece by piece. And where is ivanka? No comments, yet about this whole imbroglio except to defend her father.

athena

(4,187 posts)
14. Satire about Trump should be marked as "Satire" in the title.
Sun May 28, 2017, 12:49 PM
May 2017

Trump has been saying such crazy things that it is getting extremely difficult to distinguish satire from truth. I'm afraid many DUers are going away thinking that certain things have happened that have not really happened.

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