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Trump insults Pence, McConnell in speech to party donors

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By STEVE PEOPLES

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A narcissist attacks another narcissist and the public yawns.

Trump is a lying sociopath who is only unique in that he is also unintelligent- most sociopaths are above average in cognitive capability. He’s not even a competent villain. He’s just an old man who’s life is a testament to grift and failure

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Trump is a nasty little revengeful man. McConnell and Pence were is two most devoted servants until his final days when he refused to concede and admit his historical election defeat.

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Waaaaaaa! PAY ATTENTION TO ME!!!!”

Pathetic.

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What a class act this guy is. Nobody should be surprised at this given we’ve known how classy he is since at least the 1970s.

It’s enjoyable watching republicans reap what they sowed when they voted for a petulant loser.

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The Republicans have made their own bed by sticking with their Trump. The R's represent a minority of the country. But it's worrying that minority includes heavily armed groups like the Boogaloo Boys, Proud Boys, Oathkeepers, the various Qanon wacks and other white nationalist groups that still support Trump and threaten more violence ala Jan. 6th.

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The fat guy needs to understand he lost. And no close-ups, please.

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Republicans keep selling their souls to the devil, and this narcissistic clown will tear more and more your party..

What can you expect from a sick nationalist sociopath clown !!..

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I have to wonder if the attendees actually paid money (fundraiser?) to attend this circus.

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Good. Let the republicans fight among themselves.

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The grifter keeps spouting nonsense. He even tries desperately to deceive his GOP base to donate money directly to his own pockets by keeping up with his divisive rhetoric. He is like the gum you can't seem to get off your shoe.

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Giving money to Trump ends up in his pocket. Greatest scam artist. Just $127 million to donors for his credit card scam. Raised $250 million to Save America with 80% going to him.

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Dear U.S. media, please stop giving this madman any more attention already.

Enough.

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GOP: You bought him knowing full well it would end thus. Suckers.

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You can donald’s lost it, but he never really had it.

What is pathetic is the GOP desperation to ensure Mar a lago doesn’t go bankrupt!!!!

The GOP donors conned by donald into contributing their lives’ savings are now seeing it getting used to prop up Donald’s failing businesses!!!!

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donald will do to the GOP what he’s done to his businesses, drive it to bankruptcy!!!!

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To be fair, there’s so much to hate.

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Mr. Trump faces multiple indictments in New York on state charges of tax fraud, real estate fraud and filing false documents among other possible charges. He faces being forced to testify on sexual assault charges in a case filed against him. His claims of massive voter fraud have led both Smartmatic and Dominion Voting Systems to sue over a dozen people including Rudy Gouliani, Sidney Powell, Mike Lindell (his case ought to be defining as he steadfastly maintains he has absolute proof of voting fraud), Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo, Jeanine Pirro, with both companies saying there are more suits coming. It is entirely possible Mr. Trump himself may find himself among the litigants. The outcomes of those suits will either show fraud happened or more likely prove conclusively that fraud did not occur. I do not anticipate the outcome of these suits to be ambiguous. Mr. Trump also faces suits under the Klu Klux Klan Act of 1871 along with Rudy Gouliani and the Proud Boys. By next year Mr. Trump will be consumed with legal problems and the threat of doing hard prison time on the New York state charges. His daughter whom he once so lovely described to Howard Stern as a "piece of a__" also faces legal jeopardy and possible prison on the New York charges as she may be part of the larger tax fraud scheme. He will not be so much of a factor in Republican politics. In fact he might find himself shunned by candidates serious about winning elections. And ol' Turkey Neck will get the last laugh.

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Maybe DJT thinks that attacking and ridiculing McConnell's wife will bring him around? I mean, after all it worked for Ted Cruz. Right? Made him a submissive little puppy.

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GOP: You bought him knowing full well it would end thus. Suckers.

Chumps for Trump. Put that on a (Made in China) ball cap !

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Frustratingly, this ex-Potus is still at large without any charge, still free to make mayhem and mischief whenever he opens his mouth to pout. There is only way to silence this menace to democracy: Supermax him in orange! And dump him in an oubliette as a security threat. Guantanamo would be perfect (close to Mar a Lago).

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An absolute pleasure and privilege to observe the GOP and 45ists tear each other apart.

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Good. Let the republicans fight among themselves.

Introspection doesn't seem to be one of their strong points but the Republican Party might want to take a step back and understand the reasons they are no longer politically important in California. Mr. Trump and his acolytes are doing on a national scale what Pete Wilson, Proposition 187 and years of budget blackmail games that resulted in month long government shut downs every year did at a state level to the Republicans. The voters eventually changed the state Constitution to require only a simple majority to pass budgets where it formerly required a 2/3s majority, giving the minority Republicans leverage to extract legislation from the state Legislature as the price of voting on a budget that would never get out of committee otherwise. The state was perpetually in the red back then too. As soon as the voters changed the state Constitution to allow a simple majority vote on the budget, budgets passed on time and from about 2008 on had significant surpluses that have been put into a rainy day fund that now tops $20 billion. Meanwhile no Republican has been elected to a statewide office since Cousin Arnold was gubenator and Democrats hold supermajorities in both houses of the Legislature. The Republicans so angered the voters in a state that sent two Republicans to the White House and used to have Republican majorities in at least one house of the Legislature that they are no longer politically significant. Their anti immigrant rhetoric, their budget games, their support for glaringly discriminatory policies seemingly custom designed to hurt Blacks and Hispanics, their wild claims about the Chinese army being right on the Mexican border, it turned Californians against them. Now they don't matter much in the state. A few districts and rural counties are strongly Republican but they are a small minority of the state. The Republicans are going to do the same thing to themselves on a national level. People, even in California, are not crazy. They are rational actors but the Republicans are starting too look crazier and crazier every day. Its not a good thing for them, if they can see it.

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Trump dissed his party's current elected leader and his VP who was his lapdog for four years...and who most elected Repubs want to see at the top of the ticket in 2024....

He then excoriated large corporations and MLB who pulled out of Georgia because of their voter suppression laws and who have made huge contributions to the Repubs since Citizens United...

After that he went back to his room where he got served a Coke by his illegal immigrant housekeeper and turned on the TV to watch a Yankees game...

Don The Con...

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The former Insurrectionist-in-Chief continues to be the poster child for mental illness, and is the cult leader of millions of potential malcontents.

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“Thou idol of idiot worshippers” (Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida).

The Trumps have always been with us. As have been the true believers.

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So, what do other Repubs think of Trump's broadside against their leaders;

“Anything that's divisive is a concern and is not helpful for us fighting the battles in Washington and at the state level,” Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said on CNN’s “State of the Union. We don't need that. We need unity.”

Unity? Good luck with that Asa...

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), an outspoken critic of the former president, told “Face the Nation” host Margaret Brennan on CBS that Trump in his Mar-a-Lago speech used “the same language that he knows provoked violence on Jan. 6.” As a party, we need to be focused on the future. We need to be focused on embracing the Constitution, not embracing insurrection. 

Ouch - Liz knows how to turn the knife...

The Great Republican Civil War continues...

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The former Insurrectionist-in-Chief

That had a nice ring to it, and is factual.

continues to be the poster child for mental illness, and is the cult leader of millions of potential malcontents.

Poster child? Poster geriatric is more accurate.

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Meanwhile in the real world Biden is locking up children in plexiglass dog kennels by the tens of thousands.

For four years you thought locking kids in cages was good and cool. Don't pretend you're against it now.

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The Republicans have made their own bed by sticking with their Trump.

And people realize it was worth it. Looking at Mitch and how unpopular he is in his home state is showing how the people aren’t putting up with this swamp rat anymore. Time to get rid of all Washington establishment do nothing Republicans

The R's represent a minority of the country.

If that were true, even a little bit, the Democrats wouldn’t try to stop and oppose, cancel and block their free speech.

But it's worrying that minority includes heavily armed groups like the Boogaloo Boys, Proud Boys, Oathkeepers, the various Qanon wacks

Seriously, who are these people??? Never of them or what they represent.

and other white nationalist groups that still support Trump and threaten more violence ala Jan. 6th.

When you talk about stamping out and eliminating the 1st and 2nd amendment you will tick off half of the country and they’re not all white, stop with the color race card thing, it’s so tiresome these days.

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Trump suffered a massive historical defeat in 2020, had to jump on the conspiracy band wagon to try and hide the truth. Failed coup attempt on the capitol building. Massive business losses over Jan 6 failed attempt. If he were to manage to win the nomination for 2024, will be defeated again.

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Time to get rid of all Washington establishment do nothing Republicans

And replace them with circus clowns like Trump, Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor-Green, Lauren Boebert, Andy Biggs, etc. That'll put the country on the fast track to a brighter future.

--The R's represent a minority of the country.

If that were true, even a little bit, the Democrats wouldn’t try to stop and oppose, cancel and block their free speech.

By that "logic", Black people in America are actually a majority because they've been discriminated against.

--Boogaloo Boys, Proud Boys, Oathkeepers, the various Qanon wacks 

Seriously, who are these people??? Never of them or what they represent.

Suuuuuuuure . . .

stamping out and eliminating the 1st and 2nd amendment

Using two different terms in one sentence to say the same thing doesn't make your argument any more persuasive.

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When you talk about stamping out and eliminating the 1st and 2nd amendment

The above yet one more example of the extreme fear alt rightists have as well as their total disconnect from reality. No wonder alt right politicians and their media no longer care about trying to reach reasonable people. Instead they push their propaganda on the overly emotional crowd frightened by life itself.

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Pence and McConnell are traitors; to the party, to the president,

and to all the millions of voters they betrayed.

As strongly as I feel about this,

there are far better places than this, to discuss it further.

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The GOP backing Trump in anything has pushed me and the "middle" GOP people away.

Dear GOP, 20+ of your normal voters are ANTI-Trump. Everyone in your party who is aligned with Trump has become "never vote for" names as far as I'm concerned.

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I could sense there was a lot of excitement here when people woke up and saw a Trump article. The most popular president in U.S. history, that people voted for because they love his policies and not because they hated Trump, gets single digit comments and half of people here stay silent about.

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The Republicans have made their own bed by sticking with their Trump.

And people realize it was worth it. Looking at Mitch and how unpopular he is in his home state is showing how the people aren’t putting up with this swamp rat anymore. Time to get rid of all Washington establishment do nothing Republicans

Absolutely. Vote out all these Repubs. There's plenty of other superb Repub candidates like Matt Gaetz and Marjory Taylor-Greene who can easily get elected. Our next Repub Majority Leader - the Q Shaman!

The R's represent a minority of the country.

If that were true, even a little bit, the Democrats wouldn’t try to stop and oppose, cancel and block their free speech.

Or keep them from voting...

But it's worrying that minority includes heavily armed groups like the Boogaloo Boys, Proud Boys, Oathkeepers, the various Qanon wacks

Seriously, who are these people??? Never of them or what they represent.

Yep, all those Q Banners, flags, and hand-signs being flashed at every Trump rally - never saw them...

and other white nationalist groups that still support Trump and threaten more violence ala Jan. 6th.

When you talk about stamping out and eliminating the 1st and 2nd amendment you will tick off half of the country and they’re not all white, stop with the color race card thing, it’s so tiresome these days.

The "race card thing" - how Trump supporters describe systemic racism and violence against people of color...kind'a says it all doesn't it...

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If I was a Trump supporter, I'd be digging through my contribution stubs to make sure I unchecked all the boxes...and read all the ultra-fine print. If not, you may find yourself being more like your idol than you think, i.e, bankrupt....

And how is this for a con-job...

With a pre-checked box on the National Republican Congressional Committee's donation page on the GOP's online fundraising platform WinRed, donors are opted into making monthly donations and told: "We need to know we haven't lost you to the Radical Left. If you UNCHECK this box, we will have to tell Trump you're a DEFECTOR & sided with the Dems."

Get that - you can give Trump a hefty one-time contribution, but if you don't give him one automatically each month, you're a "defector" and "side with the Dems"... I wonder how many of the Trump supporters here are "defectors"...

Trump has to be laughing his %^& off at how gullible his supporters are...

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Of course Trump insults Pence.

Trump didn't care what happened to Pence at the insurrection, he certainly would not care, now.

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The thing is the donald will be forgotten by the GOP once he goes to prison, joining his friend with similar interests, gaetz.

But McConnell and Pence will be relevant much longer.

So all the donald's bigots cheering him on will have to cheer these guys by next year!!!

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The above yet one more example of the extreme fear alt rightists have as well as their total disconnect from reality.

Says the people that believe there is no crisis at the border and think Democrats stamping out the 1st and 2nd amendment is just acceptable.

No wonder alt right politicians and their media no longer care about trying to reach reasonable people.

They do, they just won’t take the liberal echo chamber rant and opposition to opposing political viewpoints.

Instead they push their propaganda on the overly emotional crowd frightened by life itself.

Says the people that scream Russia, Russia, QAnon and all these other crazy whacked talking points.

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Seriously, who are these people??? Never of them or what they represent.

You yourself have said that Qanon cultists are "very sensible people". You followed the debate where Trump told the Proud Boys to "stand back, and stand by" with interest. This is just not honest.

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I could sense there was a lot of excitement here when people woke up and saw a Trump article. The most popular president in U.S. history, that people voted for because they love his policies

There was a recent, definitive poll that proved otherwise.

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One more thing we learned from this Repub Confab clown-show down in Florida, other than it openly showcased their civil war, is that;

President Biden and a majority of the American public are interested in fighting the virus, fighting and pushing back against our adversaries in Eastern Europe and the Indo-Pacific, and fighting the degradation of our nation's infrastructure...

Besides fighting with each other, the Repubs are interested in fighting MLB, Coca-Cola, Delta...and Dr Seuss...

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