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Trump golfs in Florida as COVID relief hangs in the balance

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By JILL COLVIN

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The man definitely knows his priorities! (NOT!!)

More than 327.000 people dead.

People can't pay mortgage, rent and can't even get food on the table.

But he got nothing better to do than complain about the "rigged election", refusing to accept the election results, attacking those who don't tell him what he wants to hear, and playing golf!

About time to finally get out!!

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Trump’s “accomplishments” include playing the most golf of any president and being MIA when there is work to be done. Governing by tweet hasn’t and won’t work.

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At this point the only people who support Trump and his attempts to steal the election are those from one of the global troll armies and others who want to see Trump do even more damage to the country.

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The mental meltdown accelerates.

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The President of the United States is mentally ill and needs to be removed from office. This is why the 25th amendment was enacted, to remove anyone not mentally or physically capable of performing the duties of the office.

The cabinet and the Republicans in Congress are cowards and traitors.

A dog catcher in Oklahoma who acted like Trump would have been removed from their position by now.

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During the Holiday season, President Trump will continue to work tirelessly for the American People. His schedule includes many meetings and calls

He's raging in Florida and he wants revenge at the entire world for not being as obedient as a dog to him - simple as it gets. He doesn't give a rip about anyone else but himself; never has, never will. He's intentionally sitting on this COVID bill, and plans to do absolutely nothing while he's still in office, while everyone else suffers. The fact he won't veto the COVID bill back to Congress, but he did for the US defense spending bill is proof-positive of that. Anyone who'd defend him, is only enabling him. I anticipate US comedian Bill Maher wining his $1 million dollar bet he made on national TV, (on October 18, 2019) that Trump won't leave office on his own accord.

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And on top of his malfeasance he is a golf cheat as validated by sports columnist Rick Reilly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SW0LQLpMx54&t=17s

No surprise he cheats playing golf.

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Trump & Graham - dumb & dumber

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What a fitting symbolic end to this disaster of a presidency.

Don't forget his reprehensible pardons of such criminal figures as the Blackwater contractors who brutally executed innocent Iraqi civilians in 2007.

President Biden cannot come soon enough.

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I'm counting the days to January 20th when the orange nightmare ends and karma descends (if divine justice exists) like a ton of bricks on the heads of the "law and order"Retrumplican grifters and golfers.

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At this point the only people who support Trump and his attempts to steal the election are those from one of the global troll armies and others who want to see Trump do even more damage to the country.

I support Trump, but all that other stuff....no idea, but on a real and serious note, what else can Trump do? In all honesty, if he’s there right next to these medical professionals supporting them, you libs would complain he’s in the way and it’s all a big photo op, if the guy makes a comment y’all will complain about something, so it doesn’t matter what the guy says or does it won’t change the haters comments especially on this site even if he follows the book to the liberals tee. So at this point, he organized and pushed for operation warp speed, the Dems howled and mocked him when he said, we will have a vaccine by the end of the year, now they’re eating all crow, but it doesn’t matter, they still need to find a way to jump all over this guy. In a few weeks this people on this site can officially start to criticize the Biden administration daily good(if possible) or bad going forward, changing of the guard.

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Remember when Obama was golfing when a Wall Street Journal reporter was decapitated by an Islamist jihadi? I didn’t think so.

Remember when Donald Trump said he would be so busy leading and being President that he wouldn't have any time to go golfing?

I didn't think so.

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Remember when Donald Trump said he would be so busy leading and being President that he wouldn't have any time to go golfing?

And yet, because of his stubbornness and fortitude of operation warp speed we finally have a cure. So I give the guy credit for multitasking.

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A dog catcher in Oklahoma who acted like Trump would have been removed from their position by now.

This just shows the corruption of power: how the garb of the presidency protects even reprobate wretches like Trump. It's ironic that a country founded in violent revolt against royal rule would eventually succumb, as Benjamin Franklin feared, to the temptations of authoritarian governance where the symbols of a regal presidency matter more than the substance of real democracy. Trump is the embodiment of America's gradual slide that under his wannabe reign became a race to the moral bottom. But there is a silver lining: Trump's term of maladministration and malfeasance have held up a funny mirror for the nation's self-reflection and, as a result, we may hope that 2021 will bring some healing balm for the wounds Trump and his enablers inflicted on the lives of millions.

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Well, Trump enjoying his favorite Presidential activity...leading the fight against the killer virus? Nope, hitting the links...

But when he's not on the golf course, I bet he's strategizing with his new allies Nancy, Chuck, and The Squad...

Let's see, what can else can he do before Jan 20th to show he's now a radical socialist...

Executive Order banning assault weapons?

Pardon Bill Cosby?

Trade his MAGA hat for a BLM armband?

Will his supporters still stick with him? Well, you now what they say about cults...

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And Nero fiddled...

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I'm counting the days to January 20th when the orange nightmare ends and karma descends (if divine justice exists) like a ton of bricks on the heads of the "law and order"Retrumplican grifters and golfers.

From the White House to the Big House. I wonder if the Manhattan DA and/or New York AG have sealed indictments and arrest warrants ready to execute on 20 January 2021. And the executives at Dominion are ready to drop a lawsuit on Mr. Trump himself after 20 January for defamation, waiting I'm sure so there is no possibility of a pardon.

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The real question is whether Melania will file for divorce in New York state or Florida. I think Florida has no fault divorce.

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And yet, because of his stubbornness and fortitude of operation warp speed we finally have a cure. So I give the guy credit for multitasking.

Credit goes to the scientists who developed and tested the two American vaccines. Mr. Trump did everything he could to try to convince Americans there was no problem. Oh, it's just going to magically go away he said last spring. And before Thanksgiving we had "turned the corner". And yet people are gullible enough to buy his sales pitch. He's a salesman, not a policy wonk.

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And yet, because of his stubbornness and fortitude of operation warp speed we finally have a cure. So I give the guy credit for multitasking.

Trump cure? Clorox injections and blue light suppositories?

But you're right about his multitasking - he sure multitasked Melania, Stormy, and McDougall at the same time...

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Bass

Please don't ever call a vaccine 'a cure'. That's quite offensive and misleading and rather stupid. You need to get your news from more than one source.

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And yet, because of his stubbornness and fortitude of operation warp speed we finally have a cure. 

That is sitting in a warehouse doing nothing.

People are waiting for money, cash to get them through this. But he’s playing golf and Executive Ordering a bucket of KFC.

Its pointless defending him at this stage but anyone still doing so is not going to listen and will keep trotting out the same obvious bs to somehow justify the corner they are in.

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From the White House to the Big House. I wonder if the Manhattan DA and/or New York AG have sealed indictments and arrest warrants ready to execute on 20 January 2021. And the executives at Dominion are ready to drop a lawsuit on Mr. Trump himself after 20 January for defamation, waiting I'm sure so there is no possibility of a pardon.

Here we go with that crap again! Indict Trump on what? The guy was audited a few times and now these criminal scum attorneys need to plot and figure out what they can charge Trump with? Remember Trump has a slew of some of the top lawyers as well, the guy is not going to prison, now if the scum DA want to pin something on Trump they can try, but then that would look like a personal vendetta. But let them try. The left failed with Mueller, they failed with impeachment and now they’re setting themselves up for another failure.

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The left failed with Mueller, they failed with impeachment

He was impeached and found not guilty by his own party without being exonerated, so nobody "failed". He was actually impeached. Please do not try to rewrite history (especially from last January).

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Talking about Trump’s pardons, I read a comment on Twitter which said that Jeffrey Epstein should have hung around a bit longer.

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Here we go with that crap again! Indict Trump on what?

I do wonder, how often does such wilful ignorance get showcased here? Daily? Several times a day?

Google is your friend. Try it sometime.

In the meantime, let's hope he doesn't succumb to a turn on the course. The whole world is waiting to see him brought to justice.

320 thousand dead. Where are the messages of support for the families, the regret, the empathy, the apologies?

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The photo shows why the people in Palm Beach don't want Trump living there. Too much disruption during his first and only term of presidency.

Warp Speed will happen in about 25 days with Trump being carried out of the White House in a straight jacket and committed for his own safety.

The Covid vaccines are not a cure nor 100% effective. Scientists belief it's more than 90% effective which is high for any new drug.

The Covid relief money should go to those claiming unemployment, self employed and GIG workers, not to all citizens. The money should go to the people who need it.

The legislation would pay an extra $300 a week to all workers receiving unemployment benefits.

It would be available for four months, for periods of unemployment falling between Dec. 26 and April 19.

With that weekly supplement, the average recipient of state benefits would get about $620 a week, according to Labor Department data.

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I do wonder, how often does such wilful ignorance get showcased here? Daily? Several times a day?

You beat me to it, but seriously...what do they want to try and get Trump on?

In the meantime, let's hope he doesn't succumb to a turn on the course. The whole world is waiting to see him brought to justice.

For what? He’ll pardon himself and then the Dems will try and get the him on what exactly?

320 thousand dead. Where are the messages of support for the families, the regret, the empathy, the apologies?

If these idiot lawyers think they have a case with that? Good luck and I mean seriously. If Trump can’t prove there was election fraud the NY-DA will have an even tougher time pinning a single death on the President. Now Cuomo, DeBlasio in regards to the nursing homes, maybe....

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You beat me to it, but seriously...what do they want to try and get Trump on?

This is very disingenuous of you. Plenty of posters here have furnished you with facts - citations/links/videos/ - of the numerous legal, financial, sexual and ethical crimes he is being investigated over.

Again and again, literally thousands of links over the last few years and patiently researching them.

Only to be dismissed, deflected or the thread being mysteriously disabled.

Now Cuomo, DeBlasio in regards to the nursing homes, maybe....

QED.

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Here we go with that crap again! Indict Trump on what?

He's already an unindicted co-conspirator in the illegal Stormy payoff - that will turn into an indictment on 21 Jan. The Trump Org is under multiple investigations for tax, insurance, and finance fraud. Both Eric and Ivanka have been deposed. Rudy is under investigation for illegally representing a foreign government and campaign finance violations. Plus he's being sued in civil court by two women that claim he sexually assaulted them.

https://www.npr.org/2020/11/20/937044524/once-out-of-office-trump-faces-significant-legal-peril

Trump has a slew of some of the top lawyers as well

Rudy? See above. Sidney Powell? She'll call Hugo Chavez as a witness. Lin Wood? He told Repub voters to stay home. I doubt if Barr would sign up. Maybe he can pardon Cohen...

But let them try. The left failed with Mueller, they failed with impeachment and now they’re setting themselves up for another failure.

Who failed to get re-elected?

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You beat me to it, but seriously...what do they want to try and get Trump on?

Tax fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, felony campaign finance violations, rape, bribery, you know the usual for a president.

For what? He’ll pardon himself and then the Dems will try and get the him on what exactly?

You seem so certain hell just pardon himself: I'm wondering a) Why you'd think he'd pardon himself if he's done nothing wrong, and b) why you think it's okay for a president to just pardon themselves? At any rate, it's a good thing Donald can't pardon himself for crimes at the state level and I can't wait for the New York State Attorney General to get ahold of Donald.

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I'll say it again:

320 thousand dead - and the man goes golfing. No support for the families of the dead, no words of condolences. Nothing.

But, y'know, the Dems, etc!

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This is very disingenuous of you. Plenty of posters here have furnished you with facts - citations/links/videos/ - of the numerous legal, financial, sexual and ethical crimes he is being investigated over.

And these so called one sided and debunked liberal hit pieces amounted to nothing, so once again, what do these weaselly lawyers think they want to get Trump on?

Again and again, literally thousands of links over the last few years and patiently researching them. 

Google, the same search engine that has been blocking free speech, changing their algorithms to help benefit liberals, yeah, we believe them. Lol

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Where will Trump build his library? Florida? Probably would prefer in your face Washington DC. Trump will make it the Donald Trump theme park with high entrance fees. A Trump tower in the middle.

Music all day and night.

Helter skelter

When I get to the bottom, I go back to the top of the slide

Where I stop, and I turn, and I go for a ride

'Til I get to the bottom, and I see you again!

Well, do you, don't you want me to love you?

I'm coming down fast, but I'm miles above you

And Back in the USSR.

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Tax fraud, bank fraud, wire fraud, felony campaign finance violations, rape, bribery, you know the usual for a president. 

They audited the man already so many times, the campaign finance violations if they can prove that won’t even amount to a month if at all of jail time, the alleged rape charges....seriously, good luck on that one.

You seem so certain hell just pardon himself: I'm wondering a) Why you'd think he'd pardon himself if he's done nothing wrong, and b) why you think it's okay for a president to just pardon themselves?

Because he can. Why would he let the Dems try and take him out in order for them to feel emotionally worth something? Lol

At any rate, it's a good thing Donald can't pardon himself for crimes at the state level and I can't wait for the New York State Attorney General to get ahold of Donald

Yes and like Trump’s failed attempt to overturn this election, the Dems will see the same results play out in trying to lock him up, should be massively entertaining to watch the libs foul this one up

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What was President Trump's Christmas message to the people?

No mention of the Covid victims or the suffering of the people. Pope did that one.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/presidential-message-christmas-2020/

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They audited the man already so many times, the campaign finance violations if they can prove that won’t even amount to a month if at all of jail time, the alleged rape charges....seriously, good luck on that one.

You don't know he's been audited. Even if he has been, you've got no idea if there are any problems with his taxes. Those campaign finance violations were enough to put Cohen in jail, I can't imagine why it would be too much different for Donald.

Because he can. Why would he let the Dems try and take him out in order for them to feel emotionally worth something? Lol

Lololol you do realize a pardon is an admission of guilt, don't you? Contrary to popular belief Democrats couldn't actually charge him just to harass him, they would actually have to show a grand jury significant evidence of wrongdoing.

Yes and like Trump’s failed attempt to overturn this election

Good on you for admitting Donald tried to overturn a free and fair election. He really is a sore loser.

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what else can Trump do?

For starters, Trump should start doing his job. Stop playing golf all the time and show up for work at least.

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And these so called one sided and debunked liberal hit pieces amounted to nothing, so once again, what do these weaselly lawyers think they want to get Trump on?

Ah, the signal.

The links that I and many, many others have provided over the years have come from a variety of sources, including traditional conservative publications like The Daily Telegraph and The Times, amongst others.

Google, the same search engine that has been blocking free speech, changing their algorithms to help benefit liberals, yeah, we believe them. Lol

The same search engines that you use and benefit from. Lol.

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should be massively entertaining to watch the libs foul this one up

I’m sure we’ll hear all about it. But like your other predictions, you’ll find disappointment and have to move your goalposts to own libs again.

You keep saying “we”. There is no “we”, just you.

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I believe absolutely in free speech. And believe passionately that those still downplaying this pandemic and touting ideas that the election was rigged should be allowed to speak. And then ridiculed.

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Trump has some of the best lawyers the country has ever seen

Some of the best lawyers in jail, or promoting conspiracy theories concerning dead people and socialist leaders, or lusting over teenagers.

And the other lawyers going to court - odd isn't it, how they won't use the fraud/stolen election narrative that their boss bawls about?

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Will trump step down as president to get a pardon from President Pence?

LOL!

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@bass4funk

I appreciate a loyal follower as much as the next guy, and you continue to show your loyalties to Trump.

However even you must acknowledge that Trump should either have signed or vetoed the relief bill simply because America needs help. There are many struggling business's closing down and more people are going hungry than just about ever before. Trump pushed hard for a vaccine as any leader would have. Some have been approved before the end of 2020 but the masses will not be able to get vaccinated for many months yet, partly due to lack of planning on distribution and until then they seem to have been abandoned by their current leader.

All must admit Trump could have done more and better and golfing while complaining about Republicans who dont support his continued attempts to overturn the will of the people is madness. He lost the election and even Trumps most ardent supporters should be able to admit that at this point. Some have and he is not happy about that. He should not be happy that Americans need help and are not getting it. Trump is angry at the wrong things, preoccupied with the wrong things and at this moment in time does not deserve the Presidency of the United States of America.

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