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Judge rejects delay to defamation suit against Donald Trump

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Former U.S. Attorney General William Barr began the effort to replace Trump as the defendant while Trump was still in office.

Not a surprise.

The government has no business defending the former guy as defaming people was not a part of his responsibilities.

Considering he is struggling on the money front, this is what might drive him to bankruptcy!!!

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Hahahaha! Trump reaping the benefit of what his mouth sows.

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Considering he is struggling on the money front, this is what might drive him to bankruptcy!!!

Where are you hearing this crap? Lol

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“When A seeks a DNA sample and B desperately tries to avoid providing said sample, A has something to prove and B has something to hide.”

So states Ellie Hoeing in his wonderful book “Hatchet man.” Mr. Hoeing, a former SDNY attorney provides this insight specifically in relation to the case above. Why would the plaintiff seek DNA evidence when the statute of limitations has expired for criminal sexual assault?

Perhaps because she had DNA evidence to prove that said assault occurred and that the defendant, one Donald Trump is knowingly lying e.g. he defamed her.

In any event, the former sociopath-in-chief will not being receiving free representation from the DOJ.

Wonder who will take a flyer on repping him at the risk of not getting paid?

I know who it WON’T be; Rudy “I swear I was just tucking in my shirt” Gullianni. He’s had his license to “practice” law (if you can call it that based on his recent performance) suspended.

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Where are you hearing this crap? Lol

Good Morning to you too sir, I humbly request you to improve your manners and vocabulary!

As you know the former guy was giving commentary for a boxing match involving, very aptly , another washed up has been all for a few thousand dollars.

I suggest you also send him a check, possibly blank one, he needs to for sure now!!

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Considering he is struggling on the money front, this is what might drive him to bankruptcy!!!

Where are you hearing this crap? Lol

https://fortune.com/2021/01/21/trump-business-empire-pandemic/

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/trump-s-businesses-struggle-most-profitable-asset-his-real-estate-n1257456

https://uproxx.com/viral/trump-tower-tenants-leaving-pac/

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Don't forget the $400 million in loans coming due in 2023.

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The sad thing about the argument used to defend Mr. Trump is that if I, as a government employee, said the same things about someone in the course of my job I would be disciplined and probably fired. Nobody would tolerate me doing that while on the clock. It would be disavowed and rightly so. Fortunately in the US Federal judges are appointed for life and do not have to fear political retribution.

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ass4funkToday  08:27 am JST

Considering he is struggling on the money front, this is what might drive him to bankruptcy!!!

Where are you hearing this crap? Lol

From public records and financials of debtors and revenue statements of Trump org, lol!

Donald has 400 million coming due in the next couple years at least 1/2 of which he has personally guaranteed. His properties are bleeding cash and will never generate that kind of cash flow and not even Deuche (Bankers to all manner of thugs and Russians) will lend to him. The Trump brand is radioactive in the debt markets He’s trying to sell off assess including his DC hotel, but potential buyers smell desperation like Trump’s least favorite fish smell blood and they are going to buy at the bottom of the market

He is financial burnt toast

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Don't forget the $400 million in loans coming due in 2023.

Ok, so he gets convicted and pays the fine. So at best estimates the man will have to pay a very deep financial penalty for these lawsuits, good for them.

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Ok, so he gets convicted and pays the fine

Sir, he doesn’t have the money. He has to go on Cameo, do commentary for washed up boxers, it’s really a sad state of affairs!!!

My very good friend, a republican, who has access to his financial records told me that.

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bass4funkToday  08:54 am JST

Don't forget the $400 million in loans coming due in 2023.

Ok, so he gets convicted and pays the fine. So at best estimates the man will have to pay a very deep financial penalty for these lawsuits, good for them.

You are confusing white collar crime with Bankruptcy.

The “fine” as it were, will be the seizure and liquidation of Trump org’ and Trump’s personal assets starting with those pledged directly as collateral and then in order of their ability to pay debts due (I.e. the most attractive assets).

So so long, Maralaogo. Sayonara, Trump Tower. Anyone in the market for a decent golf course at bargain basement prices? Several available!

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Sir, he doesn’t have the money.

He does, not just the properties he owns in various countries so based on that, he’s financially stable. Now these sharks will try and get as much as they can, I have no doubt about that.

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He does, not just the properties he owns in various countries so based on that, he’s financially stable. 

I hate to be the bearer of bad news but he hasn't been financially stable for years and now the situation is really dire. No wonder he has to do Cameo and C-grade sports commentary.

Now these sharks will try and get as much as they can, I have no doubt about that.

That is something I totally agree with, there is nothing for the sharks to get.

Almost everything he has is heavily leveraged and a fire sale is starting soon.

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The Biden DOJ agreed with the Barr decision, this article even says so.

In June, the Justice Department under Biden, who won the election, stuck to the position it took while Barr led the department.

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I can't stop laughing.

Any Loss for Donald J Trump is a Victory for All Americans.

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The Biden DOJ agreed with the Barr decision, this article even says so.

Come on sir, one billionaire to another, we can disagree with our DOJ.

We might not be sending in insurrectionists to capture the Capitol, but saying that the DOJ is wrong about this one is perfectly fine in America. This is not Russia as you know.

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you didnt say they were wrong.

but saying that the DOJ is wrong

You claimed the decision was only made because Barr was in charge.

I simply reminded you that the Biden DOJ also supports the same decision.

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You claimed the decision was only made because Barr was in charge.

Sir, you forgot barr was in charge during the former president's time.

I simply reminded you that the Biden DOJ also supports the same decision.

And I said it was wrong.

Glad we cleared this up, billionaires should not have differences!!

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You can see the mind working.....

"I've got this and several other suits hanging over my head which could cost me big money...

The NYSD Attorney and Manhattan Prosecutor are both going to indict me for tax and insurance fraud, and even with jail time, I'll still have a huge fine...

I have all these personal loans due from "someone" in the next few years....

Well, even though I don't plan to run, let me go ahead and announce it so I can continue to fleece my flock of every cent that they have....and satiate my narcissistic personality disorder with their adoration - then quit before Nov 2024"....

The Art of the Con-Job....it's been working since 2016...

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I hate to be the bearer of bad news but he hasn't been financially stable for years and now the situation is really dire.

The liberal media claims that again and again and each time proven wrong

That is something I totally agree with, there is nothing for the sharks to get.

So basically this lawsuit will fall flat on its face. Case in point, if there were incriminating evidence to arrest Trump (far fetched theory) it would have happened a long time ago. The fact that this is dragging out proves once again these people have nothing and they continue to dig and dig, good luck with that.

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bass4funkToday  11:24 am JST

> So basically this lawsuit will fall flat on its face. Case in point, if there were incriminating evidence to arrest Trump (far fetched theory) it would have happened a long time ago. The fact that this is dragging out proves once again these people have nothing and they continue to dig and dig, good luck with that.

Yeah, whether someone committed a crime doesn’t depend on how long the investigation takes. Yikes.

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Yeah, whether someone committed a crime doesn’t depend on how long the investigation takes. Yikes.

Except when it falls on the other side, right?

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Any Loss for Donald J Trump is a Victory for All Americans.

Not "all" Americans, Trump and his fellow QGOP are further dividing the country along all possible lines, Tump just made an appeal to his white nationalist/neo-Confederate backers by claiming Robert E. Lee, one of their anti-American heroes who contributed to a failure by the slave states in the South to win the US Civil War could have won in Afghanistan.

Look for more money to come pouring in from white nationalists across the country payable to their Trump, especially from former slave states like Texas and Florida. Trump does understand which groups to cater to pretty well.

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He does, not just the properties he owns in various countries so based on that, he’s financially stable. 

Ah, no. No he isn't. He is cash starved and his existing businesses have no possibility of generating the free cash flow necessary to service his debt obligations.

This is kind of the definition of unstable. When you have to sell core assets to generate the cash necessary to pay off your debts, ESPECIALLY when the access to credit markets is cut off, The business is critically unstable.

I mean it's not like he can snap his fingers and convert his properties to cash. He has to find a buyer, which may or may not be an easy thing to do.

THEN the parties have to agree on a price. The buyer will have to make some estimated projection of future cash flows discounted to a present value using a required rate of return with the assumption that the cash flows might not be as much now that he is no long president and foreign dignitaries no long need to curry favor by staying at his properties.

For example, Trump has already listed his DC hotel for sale twice and so far, no takers at his list price. This likely means that either he has overestimated it's value, or the potential buyers smell his desperation and have decided to drive a harder bargain. Given his ample history of incompetence in his business ventures, I am guessing it's a combination of both.

THEN there is the due diligence where one party (very likely the buyer given Trump's history) takes it's time to make sure everything is on the up and up. Again given his history, the potential buyer is probably going to want a relatively long escrow, if only to leverage an even lower acquisition price. (This is the kind of thing us actual MBAs learned in business school.....)

THEN AND ONLY THEN will the contract be executed and the funds transferred. All the while, the interest on the loans compounds and or the loans go into foreclosure. Given his history of trying to stiff his lenders/vendors/partners, I would conservatively estimate Trump's ability to get his loans extended or refinanced at approximately ZERO.

So, no. Not all that stable....

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Not "all" Americans, Trump and his fellow QGOP are further dividing the country along all possible lines,

They’re not. He’s not even in office, he’s the mental boogeyman that keeps on terrorizing the left as soon as they fall asleep.

Tump just made an appeal to his white nationalist/neo-Confederate backers

Proof, pleas.

by claiming Robert E. Lee, one of their anti-American heroes who contributed to a failure by the slave states in the South to win the US Civil War could have won in Afghanistan. 

And Lincoln showed Lee that we are all Americans and we all need to live as one on one nation and care for one another, the philosophy of Republicans. But you don’t hear the left mentioning that.

Look for more money to come pouring in from white nationalists across the country payable to their Trump,

Not just whites, Hispanics and Blacks as well.

especially from former slave states like Texas and Florida. Trump does understand which groups to cater to pretty well.

How insulting and yet, liberal policies across the country haven’t helped minorities at all, but if you can name a few please do.

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bass4funkToday  11:32 am JST

Yeah, whether someone committed a crime doesn’t depend on how long the investigation takes. Yikes.

Except when it falls on the other side, right?

No, whether someone is guilty never depends on the length of an investigation.

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How insulting and yet, liberal policies across the country haven’t helped minorities at all, but if you can name a few please do.

Affirmative action.

The Civil Rights Bills of 1964.

Banning racial profiling.

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No, whether someone is guilty never depends on the length of an investigation

They have been after Trump for over 10 years going back to when Nadler was a lawyer going after him. If they then, they’ll never anything. But I get it, they need fodder for their base.

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we all need to live as one on one nation and care for one another, the philosophy of Republicans

"Caring for each other" is the founding principle of socialism. "Fierce individualism, slit the throat of your fellow man if it makes you an extra buck" is the philosophy of the GOP.

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