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Sun Apr 14, 2019, 04:58 PM

Sara Sanders: 'I Don't Think Congress' is 'Smart Enough' to Look Through Trump's Taxes

Source: CNN:

Washington (CNN) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Sunday that she doesn't think congressional Democrats are "smart enough" to review President Donald Trump's tax returns should they succeed in obtaining the documents.

"This is a dangerous, dangerous road and frankly, Chris, I don't think Congress, particularly not this group of congressmen and women, are smart enough to look through the thousands of pages that I would assume that President Trump's taxes will be," Sanders told "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace.

"My guess is most of them don't do their own taxes, and I certainly don't trust them to look through the decades of success that the President has and determine anything," she said, adding that attempts to obtain the returns are "a disgusting overreach."



Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/14/politics/sarah-sanders-trump-tax-returns-democrats/index.html

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Reply Sara Sanders: 'I Don't Think Congress' is 'Smart Enough' to Look Through Trump's Taxes (Original post)
Stuart G Sunday OP
durablend Sunday #1
The Velveteen Ocelot Sunday #2
duforsure Sunday #3
rzemanfl Sunday #4
ck4829 37 min ago #44
FailureToCommunicate Sunday #5
True Blue American Sunday #9
FailureToCommunicate Sunday #23
brush Sunday #6
Glamrock Sunday #7
Haggis for Breakfast Sunday #18
Glamrock Monday #36
keithbvadu2 Sunday #24
iluvtennis Sunday #8
3catwoman3 Sunday #27
iluvtennis Sunday #28
ck4829 37 min ago #45
milestogo Sunday #10
Xipe Totec Sunday #11
forgotmylogin Sunday #12
keroro gunsou Sunday #13
ck4829 37 min ago #46
patphil Sunday #14
The Velveteen Ocelot Monday #38
jmowreader Sunday #15
Instant Liberal Sunday #29
jmowreader Sunday #31
MyOwnPeace 16 min ago #52
Stuart G Sunday #16
Evolve Dammit Sunday #17
raging moderate Sunday #19
Beacool Sunday #20
Stuart G Sunday #21
The Velveteen Ocelot Monday #39
ck4829 36 min ago #47
truthisfreedom Sunday #22
keithbvadu2 Sunday #25
Tanuki Sunday #26
Doreen Sunday #30
brooklynite Sunday #32
Name removed Sunday #33
Aussie105 Sunday #34
ck4829 36 min ago #48
Wash. state Desk Jet Sunday #35
Progressive Jones Monday #37
maddiemom Monday #40
raccoon Monday #41
ck4829 36 min ago #49
duforsure Monday #42
olegramps Monday #43
ck4829 35 min ago #50
Deb 20 min ago #51

Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:00 PM

1. So how's that job hunting going Sarah?

I hear even McDonald's has standards.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:02 PM

2. The "dangerous road" is the one Trump will be going down

when forensic accountants hired by the committees get to analyze Trump's tax returns. These are people whose job is to examine documents and sniff out tax fraud, mail fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:07 PM

3. So why are they hiding them then Sara?

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:08 PM

4. I don't Sarah is human enough to be quoted. n/t

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Response to rzemanfl (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:41 AM

44. +1

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:22 PM

5. "Thousands of pages"? I bet Congress would be satisfied initially without all the

supporting worksheet sub headings.

Also: "...most of them don't do their own taxes, and I certainly don't trust them to look through the decades of success that the President has and determine anything," she said.

She's so delusional.

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Response to FailureToCommunicate (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:49 PM

9. Does Trump do his own taxes?

Might explain why he is audited every year, Sarah!

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Response to True Blue American (Reply #9)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 08:53 PM

23. Like most rich people, Trump is rarely if ever audited, especially now that

the IRS funding has been cut back year after year.

Gee, I wonder why that's happening?

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:24 PM

6. What a dumb cluck, like Congress can hire accountants. No wonder she's still there. No one else...

will hire her.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:28 PM

7. My dear Sarah, how's about you take a flying fuck at a rolling donut?

Unlike you're side, our side looks to experts in their fields to come to conclusions. While you mau be proud to have a bachelor of animal husbandry running the Dept. Of Energy and someone who has no experience in education running the Dept. Of Education, rest assured, Comrade Combover's taxes will be pored over by experts in the field. You can lob childish insults till the cows come home, but expert analysis will happen.

On a more childish and partisan note, go fuck yourself!

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Response to Glamrock (Reply #7)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:56 PM

18. Nice to see you back, Brother.

And that your mastery of understatement is intact.

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Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #18)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 12:27 AM

36. Hahahaha!

Thanks Haggis! Just haven't had time. New position in a new department. Been putting in 18-20 hour days for weeks now. Unfortunately, it's being noticed. I may be up for promotion.

On the plus side, I'm being pulled out of the field. I start working from home tomorrow. I've been living in hotels during the work week for years. Gimme a few more weeks and, hopefully, I'll be back here slinging f bombs on the reg once again.

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Response to Glamrock (Reply #7)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 09:38 PM

24. Aeronautical insemination at a revolving pasty.

Aeronautical insemination at a revolving pasty.

Gotta use them thar fancy collij words.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:45 PM

8. Rep Katie Porter had an awesome reply to Sarah Sanders

e Po

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Response to iluvtennis (Reply #8)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 09:58 PM

27. Katie Porter is flat out...

...magnificent!

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Response to 3catwoman3 (Reply #27)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 09:59 PM

28. Indeed.

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Response to iluvtennis (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:42 AM

45. A very good reply by her

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 06:15 PM

10. "decades of success that the President has"

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 06:15 PM

11. Spoken by someone not smart enough to find the exit from the White House. nt

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 06:34 PM

12. THAT'S the gauntlet she's gonna throw?

Challenge accepted, Smokey.

McDonald's returns *will* come out, and you just made them the #2 ranked required reading material on every congressperson's list.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:14 PM

13. that is a risk

i'm willing to take, you bloviating gasbag of lies.

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Response to keroro gunsou (Reply #13)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:42 AM

46. +1

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:24 PM

14. Thats what lawyers are for

Congress has a bunch. I bet they can do the job.

Patrick Phillips

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Response to patphil (Reply #14)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 01:43 AM

38. Lawyers tend to suck at tax analysis (unless they're tax lawyers), but

what is likely to happen is that the committee to which the returns are released will hire forensic accountants, whose whole purpose in life is following paper trails and finding financial crimes.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:26 PM

15. "Decades of success"? Are we talking about the same guy?

The Donald Trump I know went broke in the meat business, the booze business and the casino business. If anyone can tell me how in HELL you go broke in all three of those businesses and still have anyone consider you successful, I'm all ears.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #15)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 10:11 PM

29. He went broke in the casino business....

Had to be bailed out (illegally) by his daddy. How do you fail at a casino? They're literally rigged to favor the house.

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Response to Instant Liberal (Reply #29)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 10:24 PM

31. We're all assuming Trump was running his casinos to succeed

It occurs to me that Trump may have been trying to become the Max Bialystock of Atlantic City: "Under the right circumstances, a producer could actually make more money with a flop than he can with a hit."

All ye need to do is hook up with several Mafia-controlled suppliers who'll charge you $100 for an item but bill you $300, and who will split the overage with you.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 07:02 AM

52. Oh, come on!

Don't you see - the REAL problem in all of this is............

Hillary's e-mails!!!!!

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:30 PM

16. Sara isn't smart enough to open her mouth. She needs to keep it shut, like her boss.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:31 PM

17. What a schill. Her father must be so proud of his brainwashed darlin'

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 08:30 PM

19. How on Earth would she know?

The law says that the IRS SHALL give the requested documents to the Congressional committee upon request. The word SHALL in this sentence makes cooperation mandatory.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 08:35 PM

20. These people are shameless.

She and her father claim to be Christians, yet she spends her time covering for a pathological liar with the morals of an alley cat. Hypocrite!!!!

As for not being smart enough, she got a lot of nerve considering that her boss is an imbecile, barely a functional illiterate.

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Response to Beacool (Reply #20)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 08:46 PM

21. Yes, she is shameless. Worse.

She piles lies on top of lies. Isn't one of the commandments, "Thou shalt not lie" ?

...Maybe she really is a devil worshiper claiming to be a Christian. Isn't Trump the devil?...(My apologies to all the devils out there).... Sara is much too stupid to know what she has turned into..Well when it is over, she will be able to get a job as a Fox News analyst

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Response to Beacool (Reply #20)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 01:45 AM

39. Don't insult alley cats!

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #39)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:43 AM

47. +1

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 08:51 PM

22. Perhaps they can get to the orange of his income

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 09:40 PM

25. So explain it, Sarah.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 09:53 PM

26. Nobody cares what you "think" about this or anything else, Sarah.

The law is the law and the taxes need to be delivered to Congress as requested.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 10:21 PM

30. No sara, not everybody is as clueless and stupid as you are.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 11:14 PM

32. My wife is a tax lawyer; she'll be happy to take a stab at it...

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 11:22 PM

34. WikiLeaks

If you are listening, it would be great if you could find all of those missing Trump Tax Returns.

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Response to Aussie105 (Reply #34)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:43 AM

48. LOL

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 11:24 PM

35. It is really simple to translate her words.

What she was saying is congress isn't republican enough to comb over Trump's taxs.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 12:40 AM

37. Ms. Sanders has no self respect, and a false sense of self esteem. nt

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 07:47 AM

40. So THAT'S why they've been "under audit" for so long.

The I.R.S. isn't smart enough to understand them.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 08:18 AM

41. She hath sold her soul to the devil. Nt

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Response to raccoon (Reply #41)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:43 AM

49. Indeed

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 08:27 AM

42. Which means trump's scared shxxtless

His tax crimes will be fully exposed. She wouldn't be saying anything if he wasn't.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Apr 15, 2019, 09:56 AM

43. Sara Sanders is the perfect spokesperson for a morally and intellectually bankrupt administration.

She has been subjected to intensive brainwashing from her infancy by a master charlatan. She is so oblivious to reality that she is a perfect match for a surrogate manipulator that replaced her father. She is a pathetic example of the destruction of a human being who has been transformed into a camp follower. It is obvious that she is incapable of independent thinking and willingly parrots anything she has been instructed to mouth. She is prime example of how a people can be literally destroyed and their capacity for independent reasonable cognitive judgements destroyed. She has been subjected to being told what to believe and what to say to such an extent that she is the perfect spokesperson for a pathological liar since she doesn't have the fortitude to resist. She is to be pitied rather than condemned and serve as a prime example of the danger of mind control. Independent people see her spewing insanely ridiculous nonsense and wonder how could a human being be that far removed from reality and shake their heads in wonder. Unfortunately, she is in good company with millions of her soul mates who have been convinced that facts are lies and lies are the truth. Welcome to 1984.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:44 AM

50. Kick

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:58 AM

51. What taxes? What audit? Which auditor?

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