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Trump offers to guarantee bail for rapper ASAP Rocky

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If only Trump would put this much effort into confronting the Saudia Prince who butchered Jamal Khashoggi.

They beat the crap out of some kid and they don't want to do their time... if they were in America Trump wouldn't lift a finger to help them.

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 if they were in America Trump wouldn't lift a finger to help them.

Perhaps if the Kardashians and Kanye West asked him he might. They'd tell Trump his followers could then claim their 'leader' is not a racist. In their minds, at least.

Who knows where truth lies in this, especially when Trump's clearly shown (to all but his truest true believers) he canNOT be trusted. Slimy, corrupt businessman. Slimier, even more corrupt politician.

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So, you all don’t want ASAP Rocky out of jail? It’s funny how whatever President Trump does, his haters will look for a way to denigrate him about it.

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Good time for a publicity stunt anyone that thinks different really need their head read..

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@cla So, you all don’t want ASAP Rocky out of jail?Personally I couldn't give 2 flying somethings...I see it as a publicity stunt thats about it.America has no grounds to interfere with external affairs just because a Kardashian and her husband asked to...you got to be kidding me..but then again i forget how much Donny boi like reality TV....

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Who knows where truth lies in this, especially when Trump's clearly shown (to all but his truest true believers) he canNOT be trusted.

ASAP can’t be trusted? Why would this kid get himself into trouble like this? I think the President should carefully look at the case, but depending on the outcome if he can’t or won’t bring him back then he’ll just have to be at the mercy of the Swedes and there’s a bright side to all of this, the Swedes have the best prisons, he would have access to everything, you’ll almost feel as if you’re in a Summer camp. He might not even want to leave or because many are closing, it might not even come to that.

https://www.rtoz.org/2013/11/11/sweden-is-closing-many-prisons-due-to-lack-of-prisoners/

Slimy, corrupt businessman. Slimier, even more corrupt politician.

Naw, I lived in DC for a year and that place is the very definition of slime and corruption.

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And Trump is taking action on that issue. Bipartisan action. Any credit? Nope.

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Even Dems in Congress are asking for this. So its not a publicity stunt, Trump is acting against human rights violations.

On Wednesday, several Congress members — Democratic representatives Adriano Espaillat and Hakeem Jeffries from New York, André Carson from Indiana, and Joaquin Castro from Texas — held a press conferenc edemanding Rocky’s and his two associates’ release, calling their situation a human-rights violation. They also urged Pompeo to act faster and give more effort. “We are calling on Secretary Pompeo to do more,” Espaillat said. “This is not enough. It is unconscionable that young men that are doing well, they are on the right track in life, they’re very successful, they’re icons in the hip-hop community, are treated under these inhuman conditions.”

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1) Well......if you see the video. The Afghans followed and harassed the rapper. They attempted several times to diffuse the situation. They initiated the assault!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1nYtjbtBPM

2) Kardashian, Kanye and Dump are culture vultures and opportunist. They are doing whatever they can do to stay relevant. The Black community will vote for Dump because he frees ASAP Rocky.

Most people in the Black community don't really care about him and finds the situation ironic because ASAP Rocky in the past have said that he has no interested in the tragedies in the Black community despite growing up poor.

"ASAP Rocky said he didn’t wanna talk about police brutality and Ferguson bc he lives in soho & Beverly Hills and couldn’t relate. I’ve never been to Sweden. Can’t relate. You on ya own chief," one Twitter user said.

Most people have been laughing and making fun of ASAP Rocky in social media.

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2) Kardashian, Kanye and Dump are culture vultures and opportunist. They are doing whatever they can do to stay relevant.

As most of Hollywood, especially the liberal nut jobs...Alyssa Milano, Chris Evans, Don Cheadle....lol

The Black community will vote for Dump because he frees ASAP Rocky.

It would be a smart political move, but going by the economy and the lowest Black unemployment, it wouldn’t hurt.

Most people in the Black community don't really care about him and finds the situation ironic because ASAP Rocky in the past have said that he has no interested in the tragedies in the Black community despite growing up poor.

Oh, here we go.....lol The first black President didn’t do anything for the Black community, this President has done more in the 3 years than his predecessor.

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President Trump is now going to personally intervene for the many Americans taken to custody after a bar fight.

Best president ever...

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So, you all don’t want ASAP Rocky out of jail? It’s funny how whatever President Trump does, his haters will look for a way to denigrate him about it.

It has nothing to do with not wanting to get someone out of jail.

Trump doesn't pay his bills. His word isn't worth anything.

He's also know for promising money to a cause and then coming through with it.

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trumps-veterans-controversy-goes-bad-worse

And for - with other family members - looting his own charity, which is now closed as a result.

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So, you all don’t want ASAP Rocky out of jail? It’s funny how whatever President Trump does, his haters will look for a way to denigrate him about it.

Reminds me of how the 'Pubs did it for eight years of Obama.

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The video from ASAP Rocky seems to show that they clearly tried to defuse the situation for a long time. But that said, it didn't show why the guys were obsessively following them in the first place (did something happen?) nor what happened to start the fight, and therefore whether or not the violence was in self-defense or an attack.

Weird that Trump is getting involved. Good luck I guess. Though I don't know why American citizens should be exempt from the legal system in countries that treat their prisoners with human rights.

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The kid will be ok, it’s Sweden for Christ sakes, let’s just see what happens, they have the best prisons anywhere on the planet.

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If only Trump would put this much effort into confronting the Saudia Prince who butchered Jamal Khashoggi.

Why should Trump get involved with the killing of a Saudi by other Saudis in Turkey? Wouldn't that be meddling?

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Why should Trump get involved with the killing of a Saudi by other Saudis in Turkey? Wouldn't that be meddling?

LOL!

Trump Promised Worldwide Respect for America, You Know What Happened Next

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/trump-promised-worldwide-respect-america-232724315.html

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Serrano

Why should Trump get involved with the killing of a Saudi by other Saudis in Turkey? Wouldn't that be meddling?

Because Saudi is an alley, a brutal one too with little regard for human rights. Because he was a resident of America on a "O" visa. Because three of Khashoggi’s children are US citizens. Because he worked for the Washington Post. Because he was a journalist. Because he was brutal murdered on orders of the crown prince and his body dismembered and disposed of.

But the Trump priority were the arms sales which now have been blocked by congress.

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Twitter trolls are actually asking Rocky to just do his time so as not to help Trump by getting released. Trump doing a good thing for a US citizen and all liberals want to talk about is non citizens.

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Twitter trolls are actually asking Rocky to just do his time so as not to help Trump by getting released. Trump doing a good thing for a US citizen and all liberals want to talk about is non citizens.

Twitter trolls like the Swedish Prime Minister! LOL!

Swedish prime minister warns Donald Trump he cannot influence ASAP Rocky judicial process

https://news.yahoo.com/swedish-prime-minister-warns-donald-211637891.html;_ylt=Awr9EelcBzRdeoIA7_NXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEycWM5amxrBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDQjI5NDRfMQRzZWMDc2M-

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If only Trump would put this much effort into confronting the Saudia Prince who butchered Jamal Khashoggi.

....and what exactly is the point of "confronting" the worlds biggest oil producer, who everybody, including Barrak Obama, has been brown nosing forever, for the murder of an islamist activist? The current Saudi King is actually ever so carefully trying to move away from radical Wahabism. That is something you want to stop?

They beat the crap out of some kid and they don't want to do their time... if they were in America Trump wouldn't lift a finger to help them.

I suppose they did not show you the original video of the conflagration on CNN. What you see if you go outside the CNN bubble is that these rappers were harrassed endlessly by two Middle Easter immigrants and simply defended themselves. But I guess the moment Trump says something about it, the orange man bad syndrome kicks in.

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America only gets about 10% of its oil from Saudi/Middle East.

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@zichi

America only gets about 10% of its oil from Saudi/Middle East.

See, how those pesky facts getting in the way of conservatives being dishonest?

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