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Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency

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By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN

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@Serrano

Just because you want U.S. troops to remain the Middle East forever doesn't mean the're going to, Silvafan.

LOL! Thats is the only thing that you could respond to because you couldn't deny the truth in all five points.

HAHAHA!

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Drawing down troops in Afghanistan and Syria

5) LOL!

Trump is repeating in Syria Obama's mistakes in the Middle East (meaning Pres. Obama reduced troops)

https://www.stripes.com/opinion/trump-is-repeating-in-syria-obama-s-mistakes-in-the-middle-east-1.561801

Trump's announcement, which took even his most senior advisers by surprise, will reduce American influence at a critical stage in the Syria conflict and render unattainable his administration's stated goals: an "enduring" defeat of ISIS, a change in the behavior of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and a reduced Iranian presence in Syria.

Just because you want U.S. troops to remain the Middle East forever doesn't mean the're going to, Silvafan.

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@Serrano

Booming economy

August 14th, 2019:

The Dow plunges 800, recession fears rise

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/stock-market-news-august-14-2019-124723731.html

LOL!

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@Serrano

Booming economy

1) LOL! The U.S. economy is delivering bad news to the White House. Second-quarter growth was only 2.1% and is not likely to return to 3% on a sustained basis. Significant wage increases, booming corporate profits, and double-digit stock grains SPX, -1.53%  are not likely in the months leading up to the presidential election.

Record low unemployment numbers

2) LOL! Under President Obama, the employment rate dropped from 10% to less than 5%.

Unemployment is rising in eight Trump states, and polls show some have turned on him

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/06/21/unemployment-rising-in-8-states-that-voted-for-trump.html

Millions off welfare

3) LOL!

Donald Trump: King of white welfare

https://www.rawstory.com/2019/05/donald-trump-americas-king-of-white-welfare-and-lord-of-the-great-grift/

ISIS in Syria and Iraq decimated

4) LOL!

Report: ISIS Surges as U.S. Withdraws From Iraq and Syria

https://www.usnews.com/news/world-report/articles/2019-08-07/isis-surges-as-us-withdraws-from-iraq-and-syria-report

Drawing down troops in Afghanistan and Syria

5) LOL!

Trump is repeating in Syria Obama's mistakes in the Middle East (meaning Pres. Obama reduced troops)

https://www.stripes.com/opinion/trump-is-repeating-in-syria-obama-s-mistakes-in-the-middle-east-1.561801

Trump's announcement, which took even his most senior advisers by surprise, will reduce American influence at a critical stage in the Syria conflict and render unattainable his administration's stated goals: an "enduring" defeat of ISIS, a change in the behavior of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and a reduced Iranian presence in Syria.

LOL! Look at number 4 again!

Getting Mexico to do more to help protect our southern border than the Democrats

6) LOL!

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/08/us/politics/trump-mexico-deal-tariffs.html

I could go on. I'll take results over some inaccurate statements.

LOL! More like you will take lies over reality. HAHA!

Thank you Pres. Obama!

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trump is the greatest joker on earth.no wonder, trump is called the trumpet in america.

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He said he had "no idea" whether the Clintons were involved in the death, but continued to fan the theory, saying that the former president spent far more time on Epstein's private plane, and perhaps his private island, than known.

"no idea"?

Wonderful job JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN of the AP. That only quote from Trump in the entire article "no idea" sure sounds like a grand conspiracy theory. I see a Pulitzer in your future, that is l, after you graduate high school.

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You are allowed to pick out the obvious appalling behaviour.

That's the line between bias and extreme-partisanship. One who is biased, as most of us are, can and will still call out their own side when it's called for. One who is an extreme-partisan will not.

Extremism is never healthy, and usually dangerous.

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It’s sad to see people unable to criticise the politician they like even when he sinks into conspiracy theory trash again. You are allowed to pick out the obvious appalling behaviour.

Dangerous partisanship.

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He's still trying to distract from his fails in El Paso and Dayton,

You got a wild imagination there, expat.

charges of racism

Yeah, he's been a "racist" ever since he ran for president. Always will be, according to liberals.

and to keep the focus off his relationship with Epstein. 

Yeah, he's not the one who flew on the Lolita Express multiple times.

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He's still trying to distract from his fails in El Paso and Dayton, charges of racism, and to keep the focus off his relationship with Epstein. He has to turn up the volume with each new stunt.

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Trump is the first American president to become a conspiracy theorist and legalese that brand of craziness.

Expect more, much more Trump fake news.

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Among his claims: That...

Among his accomplishments:

Booming economy

Record low unemployment numbers

Millions off welfare

ISIS in Syria and Iraq decimated

Drawing down troops in Afghanistan and Syria

Getting Mexico to do more to help protect our southern border than the Democrats

I could go on. I'll take results over some inaccurate statements.

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isn't there anything better to put in the features section

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The media really doesn’t like the “Clinton curse” narrative do they? Too bad they didn’t spend as much energy dispelling the Trump-Russia “collusion” conspiracy theory

Maybe because Dump made his family and subordinates lie about a meeting a Dump Towers that he said he didn't know about. Then later caught lying until he finally admitted that it was all true.

The majority of the country knows that he is dishonest. The dishonesty is why the Trumpsters and GOP support him.

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Trump is the laughing stock of the world and is making America the laughing stock of the world. When will voters get rid of this peanut?

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The Right really don't like the media making factual lists of the ridiculous claims supported by their President, do they? But Trump's fact-free assertions are right there in this article, in black and white. Obama born in Kenya. Ted Cruz's father a murderer. Muslims in US cities celebrating 9/11. Vaccines causing autism. Global warming a Chinese plot. Etc., etc. And that's only a representative selection.

The rest of us worldwide, reading about the US President in our media, can't imagine the leaders of our countries would stoop so low as to tweet, or re-tweet, conspiracy theories or ridiculous hearsay claims about former leaders. It's just unimaginable. But Trump does it as a matter of course, and his supporters either defend him or deflect the criticism. Unimaginable. Until now.

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The media really doesn’t like the “Clinton curse” narrative do they? Too bad they didn’t spend as much energy dispelling the Trump-Russia “collusion” conspiracy theory.

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