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Kremlin rubbishes 'stupid' claims that Trump a Russian agent

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The Kremlin has as much credibility as Trump, so you can take their statements straight to bankruptcy court.

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 How can the U.S. president be an agent of another country?"

That's got to be a rhetorical question. 

Trump's never cared one anything for the US except to use it as a base from which to make money. He uses his birthright and inheritance to flout laws and flaunt his money.

Trump-the-brand-name, which defines him, is for sale to the highest bidder. He wants his brand name pushed in Russia, regardless cost. Why else would he offer Putin a penthouse apartment? And/or he could be in the owe to the oligarchs who'll loan him money (because US banks won't). And Russians might have other compromising info (and picts) they can use to ensure he remains their agent.

Putin and Trump have the same degree of credibility: none. This Masha Geffen (Russian-American journalist) quote nails it:

It’s not just that both Putin and Trump lie, it is that they lie in the same way and for the same purpose: blatantly, to assert power over truth itself.

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Kremlin:  We didn't interfere in your election and we didn't compromise and collude with Trump...

Also;

We didn't invade Georgia...

We didn't invade Ukraine...

We didn't invade Crimea...

We didn't shoot down MH 17...

We didn't poison the Skripals in London with Novochuk...

So there...

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Kremlin rubbishes 'stupid' claims that Trump a Russian agent

Well, to be honest it was not something I thought they would admit to.

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Note the carefully coached language. There are many ways Trump was likely illicitly involved with Russia without being an "agent" (technically, a paid asset of an intelligence service).

7 ( +7 / -0 )

Well, they would say that, wouldn't they?

The best assets are the ones who hide in plain sight.

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I don't think Trump is an agent of Putin, but Trump knows Trump Tower Moscow doesn't get built without Putin's blessing and Trump is more than willing to kiss Russian butts to get it.

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Kremlin: We didn't interfere in your election and we didn't compromise and collude with Trump...

They didn't. Where's the proof?

Also;

We didn't invade Georgia...

Georgia foolishly tried to take what wasn't theirs.

We didn't invade Ukraine...

They didn't. Ukrainian citizens defended their territory after a U.S. backed coup put armed neo-Nazis at their doorstep.

We didn't invade Crimea...

Again, they didn't. Russian troops were already there as part of an agreement with Ukraine. Then the Crimeans voted to re-join Russia (97% of the vote).

We didn't shoot down MH 17...

They didn't. Again, non-bellingcat doctored proof, please.

We didn't poison the Skripals in London with Novochuk...

They didn't. Proof again, please. And what's the whole story with the Integrity Initiative?

So there...

Exactly!

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Much like trump, anything that the kremlin aka puppet master says...the opposite is true!

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Where my hypocritical conservatives at?!

Russia is a country operated by lying. They don't even try to make it look good, and they probably could, considering the entire Russian media circuit is run and owned by the government. I don't really think Trump was a Russian "agent" (that sounds a little silly), but I do think he was completely involved in collusion to swing the election in his favor and continues to be involved in a string of ongoing "blackmailing" of the the U.S.A by the Kremlin.

Trump basically sold out America and his base is too caught up in the excitement of Trump's xenophobic, wild, and abnormal ideals to even care or try to see it. I strongly believe any true conservative, and this includes all members of congress, knows it. Believes it. They just can't do anything about it because it means taking an extremely big hit for the conservative team that would be almost impossible to recover from any time soon. So, would they sacrifice America, the American people, the morals and ideals which our country was built upon in order to keep their position in government?

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@joeintokyo

There is proof that Russia was very involved in interfering with the elections...you must have missed most of 2018...

The big question is, was Trump behind the organization of Russian interference (which is collusion). More details on this are likely to arise in the near future, it doesn't look so green on the other side for Trump.

Also, the Skripals poisoning...lol. You really believe that Russia didn't do that? Even after they had been found doing it before in the past? It's their way of getting rid of the "trash". Do you work for the Kremlin?

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There is proof that Russia was very involved in interfering with the elections...you must have missed most of 2018...

Yes, I think I missed how a minuscule proportion of innocuous click-bait ads on Facebook (some coming after the election) upended the mighty U.S. democracy.

You really believe that Russia didn't do that?

Yes, that is what I believe...based on all the details I have read so far and the evidence presented.

Do you work for the Kremlin?

Ah, there it is. Anyone who dares counter the official MSM-abetted, neo-con narrative gets this accusation.

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Russia should be sanctioned to their knees, period

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Trump called a NYT reporter to argue Russia's case, unbelievable.

Now we know about the extreme lengths he went to hide the contents of his conversation with Putin, conversations which apparently did not show any results.

Much as I would like to believe Trump doesn't work for Russia, mainly because it extremely embarrassing, it looks more and more that he did.

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Kremlin: We didn't interfere in your election and we didn't compromise and collude with Trump...

They didn't. Where's the proof?

Everywhere, but why cite it, you won't believe it....

Also;

We didn't invade Georgia...

Georgia foolishly tried to take what wasn't theirs.

Hahaha...

We didn't invade Ukraine...

They didn't. Ukrainian citizens defended their territory after a U.S. backed coup put armed neo-Nazis at their doorstep.

Hahahaha....

We didn't invade Crimea...

Again, they didn't. Russian troops were already there as part of an agreement with Ukraine. Then the Crimeans voted to re-join Russia (97% of the vote).

Hahahahaha....

We didn't shoot down MH 17...

They didn't. Again, non-bellingcat doctored proof, please.

Sure, just turn over all the equipment and evidenced that was shipped back to Mother Russia...

We didn't poison the Skripals in London with Novochuk...

They didn't. Proof again, please. And what's the whole story with the Integrity Initiative?

What's the old Russian trope - Deny, deny, deny....

The Kremlin:  Why comment on something stupid? How can the U.S. president be an agent of another country?"

What was left out:  And if you believe that statement, you really are stupid...

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@joeintokyo

You mean, the evidence being "Russia denies involvment"? The U.S. and England both slapped Russia with sanctions and threw out embassy staff after it happened because they know it was them...

I'm sure you also believe MSB had nothing to do with the murder of khashoggi too...

Yes, I think I missed how a minuscule proportion of innocuous click-bait ads on Facebook (some coming after the election) upended the mighty U.S. democracy.

You think it's just click-bait? Wow, you really don't know what's going on...

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How do you say that in Russian?

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Bravo!

2 ( +2 / -0 )

You too can do it:

https://translate.google.com/

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

Whatever else Russia is guilty of, this one makes sense.

Trump as a Russian agent is pure fabrication.

-1 ( +0 / -1 )

Donald Trump, the current President of the United States is a KGB agent .?.?.?

Comically ridiculous.

Americans are confusing Hollywood movies with reality and they're clearly becoming conspiracy junkies,

What a farce.

-5 ( +1 / -6 )

So why did he eat the translator's notes?

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And the US denies it's spy activities in Russia as well; doesn't mean they aren't taking place.

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I'm curious how history will reflect on this period. The McCarthy isn't remembered too fondly. My only hope is that those here and elsewhere who have blindly jumped on the HRC/neocon/deep state-fueled McCarthyism bandwagon this time will, years later when this era too will be revealed as farcical as before, be honest enough to admit that they were duped.

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@joeintoky The McCarthy isn't remembered too fondly. 

For good reason the McCarthy era isn't remembered too fondly. Times were very different then.

Then the Soviet Union was said to be governed by communism, whereas Russia today functions more closely to fascism, claimed to be the opposite of communism. The main similarity between the Soviet Union then and Russia today is both had a dictator (Stalin and later Putin) running a police state to keep the population under control, a continuation of the days of the tsars.

Technology was very different in the McCarthy era. There was no internet. Today there are paid trolls working for Russian organizations like the Internet Research Agency and others spreading fake news across a wide swath of the world and fanning anti-democracy. In the McCarthy era Russian spies and other operatives had to be intelligent so they wouldn't get captured, unlike the paid trolls of today who can hide behind their keyboards and a VPN. These trolls can't find any other form of employment. They are widely recognized as pond scum low.

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......I suspect Gospodin Putin is an American agent working for Mister Trump...... Soon Putin will resign because it is very difficult to work for Trump...... Or, maybe Trump will fire Putin......

You - naive fools: stop wasting your time!

Now Ichiban Priority is to get rid of all useless politicians and elect useful ones who can give birth to smart laws. We need FIRST off all laws that limit to about 10 the ratio between highest and lowest paid in a company. The current minimum wage laws are designed to fool naives.

The present 250 ratio is a pure slavery!!! Until we have a FAIR distribution of earned money will be no progress.

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Asset is more appropriate in Trump's case. He's definitely not 007 material.

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Donald Trump, the current President of the United States is a KGB agent .?.?.?

More like Johnny English...or maybe "John Barron?"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Qv6p6pTz5I

Comically ridiculous.

Absolutely - Trump is hilarious...

Americans are confusing Hollywood movies with reality and they're clearly becoming conspiracy junkies,

Very true - by electing a has-been TV reality show host who believes in PizzaGate...

What a farce.

Way beyond a farce...

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Trump is probably too stupid to even know he's being played. Though judging by our recent experiences here, the methods are not very sophisticated!

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Donald Trump, the current President of the United States is a KGB agent

More like a tool, a “useful idiot” so to speak.

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Trump a Russian agent

Har! 6 more years, baby!

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Trump a Russian agent

Har! 6 more years, baby!

I guess the Trumpers have finally admitted it - and don't care - somehow that's not a surprise...

I guess they all carry communist party ID cards in their wallets...

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