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Trump says he 'easily' answered Russia probe questions

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Let the probe go on until December 2024.

It keeps the libs busy posting "the noose is tightening" comments while we continue to govern.

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Let the probe go on until December 2024.

By 2024, Trump may be eligible for parole - Don Jr not so lucky...

Welcome to Mar-a-Lockup...

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"There should have never been a so-called investigation, which, in theory, it's not an investigation of me. But ... as far as I'm concerned, I like to take everything personally because you do better that way," Trump added.

Unhinged narcissist.

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Sure. Tax payer funded lawyers wrote all the replies.

That's easy. For Trump.

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Well, we don't know what the questions were, and we don't know how he answered them. But knowing Trump, he probably couldn't stop lying on at least one of them. Like I keep saying, let the investigation finish properly (no more BS interference from the corrupt GOP cronies or Trump). We'll see where it goes from there.

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"My lawyers don't write answers. I write answers. I was asked a series of questions. I've answered them very easily," Trump said.

Mueller: Did your campaign collude with Russians?

Trump: I don't know, I left all that to Manafort, Don Jr, and Kushner...

Mueller: Were you aware Manafort had deep Russia connections, Don Jr met with a Russian operative at Trump Tower, and that Kushner has business ties to Russia that go back 30 years?

Trump: I refuse to answer any more questions on the grounds it may incriminate me.... See answered them all very easily...

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"My lawyers don't write answers. I write answers. I was asked a series of questions. I've answered them very easily," Trump said.

Other than lawyers, this sounds like something my 9yr old daughter would say.

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 I like to take everything personally because you do better that way," Trump added.

Refreshing to hear a bit of honesty from someone terminally veracity challenged. But maybe that's to be expected from an individual who's so hyper me-centric and has long been said to be narcissistically impaired.

Trump failed to mention that if there are problems, he'll, as he always does, blame someone else, use the otherguy defense.

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He’s confident, must put down all the important questions that Mueller HAS to be satisfied with. Good, the faster the President gets this over with, the faster he can get back to focusing on the country and Mueller can complete his report.

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"You have to always be careful when you answer when you're trying to hide something

There Donnie, I fixed it for you.

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He’s confident, must put down all the important questions that Mueller HAS to be satisfied with. 

Yet for some reason, the answers have not been released to Mueller.

Funny, eh?

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Trump's in panic mode as he's beginning to realize how much he's hashed up. He lost the election. His AG appointment is widely panned as both self-centered and legally iffy. His desired legislation has hit a wall more massive than that he wants to build against Mexico. Mueller is unstoppable and is approaching his family. And he's growing aware that, not only are his allies distancing themselves, but people are laughing at him.

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It he hasn’t submitted the answers, then he hasn’t answered the questions. Once again the president is lying.

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That’s a good breakdown Laguna. Add that his one think that looked like success the most - North Korea - has suddenly revealed that America’s position wirh NK is even worse than how Obama left it. And we all know how much he rankles when he’s shown to be inferior to Obama.

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No, we are able to not apply a literal application to everything single thing that is said. I can answer all the questions for a job application then submit it next Monday. Doesn’t mean I still have answers to complete. He didn’t say he submitted it to Mueller that was very clear on the very first paragraph that he has not.

It he hasn’t submitted the answers, then he hasn’t answered the questions. Once again the president is lying. But his low-iq peeons will be under the impression he’s survived an interrogation by Mueller.

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"My lawyers don't write answers. I write answers. I was asked a series of questions. I've answered them very easily," Trump said.

Mueller: Mr President, who colluded with the Russians in your campaign?

Trump: Manfort, he did it all, he's guilty as sin...

Mueller: Anyone else Mr President?

Trump: Kushner! He's not a Trump - he and his father have business dealing with Russia that go way back...

Mueller: We know of those Mr President, who else colluded?

Trump: Don Jr! He ran the whole thing, knew all the Russians - met with one at Trump Tower...

Mueller: We know Mr President, and speaking of Don Jr, did you author the memo attributed to him that said, falsely, that the meeting at Trump Tower was about adoptions, when it was in fact to discuss the Russians providing derogatory information on Mrs Clinton?

Trump: I plead the 5th - get my lawyer Saul Goodman in here!

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Trump says he 'easily' answered Russia probe questions

It's called pleading the 5th Amendment.

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Or he simply answered “no” when asked if he collided with Russia. Because he didn’t.

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"My lawyers don't write answers. I write answers. I was asked a series of questions. I've answered them very easily," Trump said.

Wait until the answers get him in trouble then he'll insist that his lawyers answered all the questions!

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He’s confident, must put down all the important questions that Mueller HAS to be satisfied with. 

There's a huge difference between answering questions in person, and providing written answers after consultation with a lawyer.

Trump would not be interested in "putting down all the important questions", all he ever offered was providing written answers to questions selected at his own and his lawyers' convenience, while rejecting the ones they didn't like.

Using this method, Trump doesn't need to provide answers at all - they can be written for him, by people who aren't illiterate and who know how to avoid putting a direct lie in print. It took six months to get there.

The very opposite of confidence, in other words.

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My lawyers don't write answers. I write answers.

His lawyers wrote the answers.

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So easy to write according to the Failed Trump but took a year to do. Add another lie to add to the thousands told by Failed Trump in the last two years.

It keeps the libs busy posting "the noose is tightening" comments while we continue to govern.

Did you miss the news last next? Google House and Blue Wave. Guess the election was not reported on Fox News. Or perhaps they are telling the sheep who follow Fox News that the House is not a part of the US

government any longer.

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Trump says he 'easily' answered Russia probe questions

This was so easy for him:

Witch Hunt

Greatest ever Witch Hunt

Done more than any President in the history of America

Clinton, Obama

Booming Economy because of me

Fake News

Horse face

Muller is a raging democrat - and he's mad

Clinton, Obama, Iran - worst deal ever.

Anymore questions?

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He easily answered because his vocabulary is not the best.

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Done more than any President in the history of America

As acknowledged by the American dead of World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq, plus any other American killed in action:

"Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today. Best economy in decades, lowest unemployment numbers for Blacks and Hispanics EVER (& women in 18years), rebuilding our Military and so much more. Nice!"

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Trump’s handlers write his tweets for him when a situation requiring maturity and dignity arises.

Anyone who thinks they’d leave Trump to put his crayons on this isn’t being serious.

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No, we are able to not apply a literal application to everything single thing that is said. I can answer all the questions for a job application then submit it next Monday. Doesn’t mean I still have answers to complete. He didn’t say he submitted it to Mueller that was very clear on the very first paragraph that he has not.

If you ask me a question, and I think an answer in my head, but remain silent, you're going to ask the question again (or at least wonder why I'm standing there like a moron not saying anything). Why would you ask the question again? Because I haven't actually answered the question, or in your terms, I haven't submitted it to you. So no, the questions have not been answered, as the people asking them have not received an answer. Trump has considered an answer that he may or may not end up actually using when he does answer, but at the moment no questions have been answered.

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Well if anyone saw the snippet of the Black news reporter who asked him about the Russian investigation ...yeah he answers questions “easily “and he also has the best answers!:-/

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Or he simply answered “no” when asked if he collided with Russia. Because he didn’t.

How exactly do you know Trump didn't collide with Russia? I am asking for specific evidence, not some nonsense about how we would have heard about it by now.

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How exactly do you know Trump didn't collide with Russia?

Because Trump said so, and we know for a fact that Trump is a man who always tells the truth.

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No I’ve never wondered that, I kinda know.

or at least wonder why I'm standing there like a moron not saying anything). 

i am talking about written answers to written questions. So there wouldn’t be any speaking. You write it down, or type it, it’s answered.

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Watched the video clip of Trump today when he was asked about the Muller investigation.  After two sentences of (vaguely sort of) answering he went into this long ramble about the States that he had won and how Clinton failed and he was a good campaigner.  Monty Python couldn't write scripts like this.  He is unhinged to the degree that he thinks he is a stable genius.  It is like if someone asked me how my finances are and I'd say, I have some investments and some stashed away but back in the nineties I was captain of the football team and we went through the season undefeated.  And many, many people said we would never do that.

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i am talking about written answers to written questions. So there wouldn’t be any speaking. You write it down, or type it, it’s answered.

Then why doesn't the person who asked the questions know the answers?

The answer is, because the questions have not yet been answered.

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By 2024, Trump may be eligible for parole -

How? That will never happen.

Don Jr not so lucky...

But once he’s pardoned (if it ever gets to that) then what? What will the Dems and libs do at that point?

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But once he’s pardoned (if it ever gets to that) then what? What will the Dems and libs do at that point?

Question. Does your sense of justice, of right and wrong, hinge on anything other than what someone can get away with?

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Question. Does your sense of justice, of right and wrong, hinge on anything other than what someone can get away with?

Answer: At this point it doesn’t seem like he’s guilty of anything, at least to the level that he should be removed from office.

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Answer: At this point it doesn’t seem like he’s guilty of anything, at least to the level that he should be removed from office.

Operative phrase: At this point.

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The Russian probe....the biggest deep state globalist MSM scam ever pulled. Did I miss anyone?

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But once he’s pardoned (if it ever gets to that) then what? What will the Dems and libs do at that point?

Put it on every campaign poster for every Republican in 2020. And again in 2024, 2028, and probably 2032.

What I'd like to see is Trump standing in front of the cameras, surrounded by the convicted felons on his team that he's pardoned, with a big grin, and you in the front row cheering about how this makes America great. I want that to be the new symbol of the Republican party for a generation.

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Put it on every campaign poster for every Republican in 2020. And again in 2024, 2028, and probably 2032.

Great rallying cry for the GOP, love it!

What I'd like to see is Trump standing in front of the cameras, surrounded by the convicted felons on his team that he's pardoned, with a big grin, and you in the front row cheering about how this makes America great. I want that to be the new symbol of the Republican party for a generation.

And in other news from the Unicornverse......

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Hillary’s dossier will be used to spring the perjuy trap. The DNC and Hillary’s campaign will consider it money well spent.

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Click the ruby slippers three times, and say, “There is no collusion.” Oh, wrong movie.

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lincolnman - Mueller: Mr President, who colluded with the Russians in your campaign?

Trump: Manfort, he did it all, he's guilty as sin...

In other words, you don't know what was actually said, so you made something up. Which reminds me of that old Obama quote, "I don't know the facts, but....".

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Chip Star - How exactly do you know Trump didn't collide with Russia? I am asking for specific evidence, not some nonsense about how we would have heard about it by now.

There was never any evidence that Trump colluded with Russia over U.S. political campaigns, or voting. The entire Mueller investigation was created to see if there had been "collusion" with Russia.

OTOH, Obama had been made aware that Russians were attempting to influence U.S. elections AND HE CHOSE NOT TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

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There was never any evidence that Trump colluded with Russia over U.S. political campaigns, or voting. The entire Mueller investigation was created to see if there had been "collusion" with Russia. 

There is no way you can know this.

> OTOH, Obama had been made aware that Russians were attempting to influence U.S. elections AND HE CHOSE NOT TO DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.

Let's see how Incorrect conservatives are and whether they are pushing another lie with this statement:

One basic notion that is false is the idea the Obama administration took no action — it did. The question that has been asked many times since the presidential election is why it didn't do more

And what had Trump done about the known Russian influence? Let's have a look:

Trump has gone back and forth about what he accepts and what he doesn't about the nature of the attack. Sometimes he acknowledges it; other times he has cited the denials he has gotten from Putin, saying, "I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it."

Bus, sure, let's pretend Obama did nothing and denigrate him while praising Trump for doing less than Obama. Conservative "logic" at its finest.

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By 2024, Trump may be eligible for parole -

How? That will never happen.

Hopes and dreams....

Don Jr not so lucky...

But once he’s pardoned (if it ever gets to that) then what? What will the Dems and libs do at that point?

The "Dems" are the least of your worries - just say it once "Trump pardons son who is at center of Russian collusion in our democracy" - he may be pardoned, but he's branded a traitor for the rest of his life...

lincolnman - Mueller: Mr President, who colluded with the Russians in your campaign?

Trump: Manfort, he did it all, he's guilty as sin...

In other words, you don't know what was actually said, so you made something up. Which reminds me of that old Obama quote, "I don't know the facts, but....".

I think this is the fifth time a Trumpster failed to recognize satire and took it literally. And they get angry when someone questions their intelligence...

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Arrestpaul:: Obama was made aware that Russians were attempting to meddle with U.S. elections. Obama chose to do nothing about it.

More fake news being distributed by conservatives.

The bubble prints stories about this and intentionally leaves out the fact that McConnell told Obama if he releases any information about the Russians he would tell his obedient base that Obama was playing politics close to an election.

Obama brought this up directly to Putin in addition to working with our intelligence community to work to contain the threat that was just being discovered.

Your boy Trump got up on stage right next to Putin and told the world he wasn’t convinced Putin had done anything, throwing our intelligence agencies under the bus all because his ego won’t let him say he won with help.

It’s that utter disconnect again. A Trump fan actually thinks he can ignore Trump and point to Obama’s response to Russian meddling when the Trump fan sat there and watched Trump’s wet noodle performance with Putin.

Psychology is amazing, isn’t it?

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SuperLib - More fake news being distributed by conservatives.

The bubble prints stories about this and intentionally leaves out the fact that McConnell told Obama if he releases any information about the Russians he would tell his obedient base that Obama was playing politics close to an election.

"The bubble prints stories about this...". What, or who, is the bubble?

Meanwhile, then you agree that Obama, while he was President, was made aware that Russians were attempting to meddle with U.S. elections. And that Obama chose to do nothing about it.

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