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North Korea firing rockets again and saying they are "willing to talk". Trump a "deal maker"? In your dreams !


Right you are Chas!  Every time N.K. Kim fires another missle, N.K. is in violation of United Nations Security Council sanctions......yet, chummy boi trump say's "it doesn't bother me....."  What a disgrace the clown is......


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North Korea firing rockets again and saying they are "willing to talk". Trump a "deal maker"? In your dreams !


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   Dopey Donald is at it again.    He is either repeating his Lucy / Peanuts gambit or distraction, when he is baiting to release  "extremely complete" report on his financials.    What that is NOT is his tax returns.   People who read and think comprehend this is yet another smoke screen, but will his followers know the difference or care if they learn he has lied since at least 2014 about his wealth.

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Any imbecile could inherit b/t $200- $400 million dollars and hire corrupt lawyers and accountants to do the dirty work for him.   

Who paid for the 7 bankrtuptcies but the public.  .     A   long-time Trump creditor, Deutsche Bank —is  the only bank that would suspiciously lend Trump a single red cent after multiple bankruptcies and failed business ventures — and    has Donald’s tax returns.    Co-signers for loans were alleged to be Russians via Putin.   ,   

Most current information out there is that  Donald Trump's Properties Received Over $16 million From Taxpayers and Political Organizations  just since 2015.  


Let's not forget that Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team indicted or got guilty pleas from 34 people and three companies and the DON is not protected under the office he holds but not if he's not elected another term. .....let us pray. 

 


A reasonable assessment of Don the Con's actual assets puts the total at $3.7Billion.

A conservative estimate of his indebtedness to Russian Oligarchs is $1.5Billion.

 

He's already defaulted on $450Million he owed the Russian Mob and seems the only reason they haven't "foreclosed" on his worthless behind is the wonderful work he's doing for the Czar of Oligarchs, Vlad the Stumpy.

 

Impossible to fathom how any actual Republican can support this Toad. Oh, wait - he HAS done great harm to poor brown people, and continues to do so, which would explain support from the Nazi/KKK wing of the GOP, and they seem to be in the ascendancy so the others just fall in line like always.

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Any imbecile could inherit b/t $200- $400 million dollars and hire corrupt lawyers and accountants to do the dirty work for him.   

Who paid for the 7 bankrtuptcies but the public.  .     A   long-time Trump creditor, Deutsche Bank —is  the only bank that would suspiciously lend Trump a single red cent after multiple bankruptcies and failed business ventures — and    has Donald’s tax returns.    Co-signers for loans were alleged to be Russians via Putin.   ,   

Most current information out there is that  Donald Trump's Properties Received Over $16 million From Taxpayers and Political Organizations  just since 2015.  


Let's not forget that Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team indicted or got guilty pleas from 34 people and three companies and the DON is not protected under the office he holds but not if he's not elected another term. .....let us pray.  


   

 

 

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Again, he lacks diplomacy!!! He has no empathy for those who are still very sensitive to the 9/11 anniversary or event. That country is like the whole Syria mess....a war within its own boundaries that they can not stop/end the radical extremists that rose out of their own ashes. Any deal making with those countries will indeed take many countries and meeting at areas that are a more neutral faction. We got the main person we were after, OBL, and have tried now for 18 years to end the extremist factions, but have not succeeded. More and more people are being killed, corruption of ngo's who "contract" and on and on. This current administration, I do not believe, will do anything but stir up more hatred and revenge.

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You hit this on the head. What good deal has trump made...none!

trump misrepresents our country, and himself. It could be said that he cannot figure his way out of a wet paper bag. 

Dealmaker, he is not...liar and fraud, he is!  

trump continually tries to portray himself as a genius...the fact is that he is a useful idiot!


A useful idiot to some perhaps, but he's a useless idiot to America.


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I remember when Trump was a candidate and peeps said he's a great businessman and he will get it done because he knows how to wheel & deal.  Of course, he continued to perpetuate this myth throughout his campaign (and still does).  But what the peeps couldn't figure out or see or comprehend was running a country is NOT the same as running a business.  Just because one may have built a golf course or hotel overseas does NOT qualify one for being an expert in foreign affairs,  in spite of what one might think.  WHAT good has he accomplished globally?  Oh, that's right, America first.  Until you need an ally's help.

 

Vote the self-proclaimed 'savvy' businessman OUT!  Along with his résumé of bankruptcies and billion dollar losses (which should tell you something).  Let him go back to firing celebrities.



    

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@Centristsin2010 

You hit this on the head. What good deal has trump made...none!

trump misrepresents our country, and himself. It could be said that he cannot figure his way out of a wet paper bag. 

Dealmaker, he is not...liar and fraud, he is!  

trump continually tries to portray himself as a genius...the fact is that he is a useful idiot!

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Trump proves he’s a better dealbreaker than dealmaker — this time, with the Taliban

 

Trump’s special envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad, was close to concluding a deal with the Taliban that would have allowed Trump to begin withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and to proclaim that he had ended an 18-year-old war. Then on Saturday evening, Trump himself blew up immediate prospects of an agreement with a series of tweets announcing that he was withdrawing an invitation for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Taliban leaders to meet with him at Camp David because a Taliban car bombing in Kabul on Thursday had killed a U.S. soldier, Sgt. 1st Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz, along with 11 other people.

 

Disinviting terrorists from Camp David seems like a good idea. It’s appalling that Trump would have even considered hosting Taliban leaders just days before the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks plotted by their ally, Osama bin Laden. Imagine what Trump — who excoriated President Barack Obama for negotiating with the Taliban — would have said if Obama had invited them for a sleepover. But Trump’s explanation for the cancellation — as with most things he says — makes little sense.

 

The Taliban have been staging attacks throughout their negotiations with the United States — and Afghan and U.S. security forces have been carrying out operations against it. The United Nations reports that 1,366 civilians were killed and 2,446 wounded during the first half of the year. Maybe Trump cares only about U.S. casualties? Well, 16 additional U.S. troops have been killed by hostile action in Afghanistan so far this year. Sgt. Ortiz’s death was tragic but hardly a departure from the violent norm, because the Taliban never agreed to a cease-fire.

 

It is bizarre to call off negotiations because the other side continues doing something it never agreed to stop doing. That is why savvy observers speculate that there must be another reason for Trump’s abrupt tweets.

 

It’s far from clear that the Taliban would have been willing to meet with Ghani or become props in Trump’s reality show; so far, they haven’t met with any representatives of a Kabul government they consider to be illegitimate. But the real problem may have simply been that Trump got cold feet about an agreement that has been criticized by his conservative allies, former U.S. generals and ambassadors in Afghanistan, and even by his own national security adviser, John Bolton, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

 

Indeed, there was much grounds for criticism. It is telling that Khalilzad reportedly refused to give either Bolton or Ghani a copy of the agreement. That’s hardly a vote of confidence in its contents.

 

From what we have learned so far, the agreement called for the United States to pull 5,400 troops from Afghanistan within 135 days and the other 8,600 within roughly 16 months — conveniently close to the 2020 U.S. election. In return, the Taliban would have simply had to make a nebulous pledge to disown al-Qaeda and not allow their territory to be used for attacks on the United States. Khalilzad hoped that the Taliban and the Afghan government would reach a peace deal after the conclusion of the U.S. withdrawal agreement. But if they didn’t, the odds are that this deal would have resulted not in peace but in a civil war that would eventually leave the Taliban in control of

much of the country — as it was before 9/11.

 

This could, in fact, still happen. Trump’s decision to scrap the Camp David meeting doesn’t mean he’s scrapping the negotiations. Recall that on May 24, 2018, he called off his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — before agreeing to see him after all less than three weeks later. These kinds of walkouts are a standard part of Trump’s negotiating repertoire. He thinks these histrionics give him “leverage.” His history of failed negotiations suggests otherwise.

 

Instead of producing a deal with China, he has sparked an endless trade war. Instead of denuclearizing North Korea, he has allowed Pyongyang to test ballistic missiles and expand its nuclear arsenal while refusing to send envoys to negotiate. Instead of stopping Iran’s nuclear program, he has actually accelerated it. Instead of reaching the “deal of the century” between Palestinians and Israelis, his peace plan has still failed to materialize. Now Trump’s special envoy for Middle East peace has resigned, to be replaced by Jared Kushner’s 30-year-old gofer. And negotiations to get Mexico to pay for the border wall? Fuhgetaboutit. That’s being funded by the Pentagon, which is diverting funds needed to pay for child care for military families and to rehabilitate “high risk” facilities that pose a threat to workers.

 

The Afghanistan mess confirms what has been obvious from the start: As the New Yorker’s Susan B. Glasser and others have noted, Trump is a better dealbreaker than dealmaker.

 

Trump proves he’s a better dealbreaker than dealmaker — this time, with the Taliban


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