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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:15 PM

Trump trying to save his presidency by installing Ivanka. For whom NOBODY VOTED.

MSNBC was just running a story that Trump is now installing Ivanka as the "face of the administration" -- she will be in the west wing with her own very special office, that she is getting top secret security clearance, she will be holding meetings (she was in meetings with Merkel last week and it looked ridiculous), and that she is "distancing" herself from her businesses. They said the "White House" wants to put a softer face on its policies (Trump knows he is becoming one of the most hated presidents in history. What better to do than stick my daughter in front of me and let her take the heat? -- thinks Trump)

This is the daughter of the president, nobody voted for her, yet she is going to act as our de facto president. He is trying to operate our gov like it is a monarchy -- "I will install my daughter as "acting president" and that isn't a problem because I pay no attention to how the US gov actually runs" (that is my imaginary Trump inner monologue).

I think Trump is already exhausted, angry that people are daring to challenge him, and tired of the "I'm the president" game, his displays of ego and tantrums are worse than ever (the meeting with Merkel was such an embarrassment -- his refusal to shake her hand was seriously ridiculous), and I don't think he can mentally handle the ocean of shit coming at him with his horrendous approval numbers (historic low of 37% today according to Gallup), the FBI investigation, the difficulties with the health care law. So Trump can run away to his safe space of Mar-a-Lago, and let his daughter pick up the pieces.

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Reply Trump trying to save his presidency by installing Ivanka. For whom NOBODY VOTED. (Original post)
anneboleyn Monday OP
enough Monday #1
anneboleyn Monday #6
ailsagirl Monday #35
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tanyev Monday #2
anneboleyn Monday #9
Hekate Monday #42
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Thomas Hurt Monday #3
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dhol82 Monday #5
anneboleyn Monday #15
dhol82 Monday #24
The empressof all Monday #29
wordpix Monday #7
Duppers Tuesday #55
NCjack Monday #8
Duppers Tuesday #56
NCjack Tuesday #67
Takket Monday #10
dchill Monday #26
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gopiscrap Monday #11
dalton99a Monday #14
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Doreen Monday #16
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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:18 PM

1. This is both insane and stupid. NT

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Response to enough (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:23 PM

6. I agree!

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Response to anneboleyn (Reply #6)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:29 PM

35. Ditto here!!

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Response to enough (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:20 PM

23. She's there to baby sit him. The family knows there's something seriously wrong.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:20 PM

2. I still think she and/or Jared delivered something to someone during their trip to Croatia

after the GOP convention. Neither one of them should have access to classified information.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:28 PM

9. Yes, great point, I have wondered about this story yet the MSM has never covered it.

I agree re: Ivanka and Jared -- they aren't trustworthy either.

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Response to anneboleyn (Reply #9)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:01 PM

42. Write to Rachel. It's only a matter of time before she gets around to it.

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Response to tanyev (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:04 PM

43. I wonder if Schiff or another congressman asked Comey and Rogers

about her visit to Croatia to see Putin's gf.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:20 PM

3. LOL,

yes, when your incompetence in policy and governance becomes manifest..........roll out the booth babe in a bikini.

or in this instance, pimp out your daughter.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:21 PM

4. The media and congress..

are afraid to challenge this.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:21 PM

5. I wonder if she is aware of how much shit is coming down the pike?

Karma works in mysterious ways.

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #5)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:41 PM

15. Honestly, I think she has lived an extremely sheltered and pampered life. She has no idea

what it's like to face the heat of the presidency or any high elected office. Yes, she has watched her father run a business and all of that and she's traveled but none of that means that she has ever truly felt the pressure that would come with something like this! It would be a nightmare for her and for us. I mean she walked out on an interview with COSMO! Can you imagine her in front of a hostile press?! Yeah, no.

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Response to anneboleyn (Reply #15)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:26 PM

24. +1

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Response to dhol82 (Reply #5)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:09 PM

29. Jareds meetings with the Russians came up in the meeting today...

The kids know the writing is on the wall. They have the most to lose if this continues much further. She's there to talk him down and gather evidence either real or fabricated of his mental decline. In a few weeks he will resign and she will be crying on the Today show about her poor father's dementia...... (He will retire to Florida, play golf and slip state secrets to his crony's) The book will come out--"It Could Have been Great"

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:24 PM

7. maybe she's been too busy parenting to meetup w/Russian oligarchs

so Dump thinks she isn't tainted. Won't work. He is going down, it's a matter of time as Comey gets his investigation in order.

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Response to wordpix (Reply #7)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:10 AM

55. I think her man-child father requires almost as much parenting as her children.

Didn't her father say she encourages him to do the right thing?

And with what little brains he has he trusts her more than anyone else. He cannot cope and predictably is coming apart. With the coming events, his total meltdown is not far away.



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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:25 PM

8. Improvements: 1) she is probably sane, and

2) she has infinitely better hair.

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Response to NCjack (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:17 AM

56. At least more sane than he is.

Does anyone remember this from MICHAEL MOORE?

An Open Letter to Ivanka Trump from Michael Moore: 'Your Dad Is Not Well'
It's time for an intervention.


August 10, 2016

Dear Ivanka:

I’m writing to you because your dad is not well.

Every day he continues his spiral downward—and after his call for gun owners to commit acts of violence against Mrs. Clinton, it is clear he needs help, serious help. His comments and behavior have become more and more bizarre and detached from reality. He is in need of an intervention. And I believe only you can conduct it.

More:
http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/open-letter-ivanka-trump-michael-moore-your-dad-not-well



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Response to Duppers (Reply #56)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 08:58 AM

67. OK, she is just "saner" than #45. But, I stand by my comment

that she has better hair.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:29 PM

10. Did I mss when nepotism became legal and ethical?

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Response to Takket (Reply #10)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:48 PM

26. 11/08/2016...

Or never. Reasonable minds can disagree.

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Response to dchill (Reply #26)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:51 AM

64. Just wait for media/GOP to pull the "both sides" schtick

If anybody says something. Something, something Hillary or Michelle.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:32 PM

11. what a total punk ass chicken shit

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Response to gopiscrap (Reply #11)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:37 PM

14. No shit.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:34 PM

12. This gives him a chance to go out and Make America Great Again! By:

(1) Playing more golf; and
(2) Having more weenie-stroking pep rallies.

Which is all he ever intended to do anyway.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:36 PM

13. Heck, give Barron Trump a junior position and let him take over the throne when the time comes

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:50 PM

16. Like I said in another post,

I think there is "something" going on between her and daddy.

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Response to Doreen (Reply #16)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:00 PM

53. I think there is "something" going on between her and daddy.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:50 PM

17. Is Official Face of the Administration something he can make an offical position? Even the

pubs might have something to say about that.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:57 PM

18. How much does assisted living aide pay?

Better than selling handbags?

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:59 PM

19. I searched for the Ivanka thing and couldnt find anything. Where did you see this? WHich show?

WHen? Please give info to help in searching for it.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:59 PM

20. WTF??? seriously?

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:15 PM

21. Nobody voted for a whole buncha people,

but I do agree that the ship is taking on water fast and Ivanka ("Complicit") is there to play soothing music while it sinks

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:18 PM

22. She's in charge of bling.

eom

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:43 PM

25. Right now, I'd be happy if she was prez

Sad, but true. At least she's not insane and has a capacity to learn and think and she's friends with Chelsea Clinton.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #25)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:12 PM

30. The friends part seals it.


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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #25)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:59 PM

52. It's bad enough that her father is in office under quite nefarious circumstances.

Now we have to deal with his elected-to-no-office daughter being Pseudo President?

Huh uh. 45's plan is not going to work. We will resent Ivanka as much as we resent his sorry ass. He can't handle the office, but it sure as hell isn't Trump's place to hand it off to a family member.

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Response to blue neen (Reply #52)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:11 AM

58. Of course, it would be best if no Trump was in the WH,

but given the circumstances and a choice between an unpredictable egomaniac running things or his sane daughter, I'd pick her.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #58)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:31 AM

60. It's like we're living in a nightmare.

Everything the Trumps do is unethical, immoral, or dishonest.

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Response to blue neen (Reply #60)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:35 AM

61. Scratch the word like

It is a nightmare.

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Response to DeminPennswoods (Reply #61)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:42 AM

62. Ain't that the truth.

I wonder what lies The Donald With a Sore Ass will be imparting upon us today.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:00 PM

27. The Mom and Pop business where Mom and Pop live above the candy store.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:08 PM

28. NO, no, no, no. We will not have another POS playing Pres.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:22 PM

31. She's there to keep him from going apeshit......

the only "minder" left who could possibly have any impact on der Drumpf. But it's so brazen and in your face, it's not going to work. Hey, Repubs! This your idea of the presidency? Keep letting this asshole get by with this stuff. You'll never dig out of the pit you've dug.

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Response to dawnie51 (Reply #31)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:25 PM

33. Sad but true ... it's just another sign of his paranoia

can't trust anybody except Ivanka

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Response to dawnie51 (Reply #31)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 05:28 AM

57. Zactly.

Nailed it.

As MM said last August...
"An Open Letter to Ivanka Trump from Michael Moore: 'Your Dad Is Not Well'
It's time for an intervention.
By Michael Moore / AlterNet
August 10, 2016"

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:23 PM

32. Nixon's children were not involved in the workings of his presidency or Watergate.

Trump's family is involved.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:28 PM

34. I Think He Always Intended To Do This

and was just biding his time

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:30 PM

36. Maybe she's taking over for her mentally incapacitated father.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:32 PM

37. We're calling for a TOTAL &COMPLETE SHUTDOWN of the WH until we figure out WHAT THE HELL is going on

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Response to Cha (Reply #37)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:36 PM

38. Love it!

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #38)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:59 PM

41. I know, right! trump's own words, SunSeeker..

"Deliver the goods."

"You can't con people, at least not for long," Trump writes. "You can create excitement, you can do wonderful promotion and get all kinds of press, and you can throw in a little hyperbole. But if you can't deliver the goods, people will eventually catch on
."

From his book.. art of the deal

As seen here..



http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017429854#top

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Response to Cha (Reply #41)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:21 PM

47. OMG that was hilarious! John Oliver is pure genius.

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #47)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:38 PM

49. ".. trump is truly the stopped clock of assholes.." regarding taking Romney out to dinner before not

offering him a cabinet position..

I really John Oliver!

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:40 PM

39. It is of course completely wrong and awful.

But I suspect this pampered woman who has never had to do anything hard in her life, will not hold up any better than he is. She has no idea what she is facing.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 09:58 PM

40. Let's call it what it is.

They're going full Romanov.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:06 PM

44. The Crown Princess and Prince Consort are getting some practice in. One problem....

The United States of America is not a fckng monarchy.

I'm getting to hate that entire criminal family.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:07 PM

45. Isn't there a law against this sort of thing? I dont see how he can do this.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:14 PM

46. She epitomizes the trump administration (sorry in advance for the comments following)....

...totally FAKE.

Fake teeth

Fake cheek implants

Fake tits

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Response to George II (Reply #46)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:24 PM

48. Yes, those humongous veneers on her teeth seem to give her an annoying lisp.

I can't stand the sight of her. She is everything that is wrong with Republican womanhood. Complicit.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:51 PM

50. Princess couldn't even handle an interview with COSMO & walked out

She's going to "take over?"

Please.




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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:58 PM

51. So why is she any different than any other political appointee,

of whom most presidents have many?

NO one voted for them. Most of them aren't subject to confirmation hearings.

I don't like his choices, generally, but I'm not getting the outrage - or any particular reason you would expect her to have been subject to a vote.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #51)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:16 AM

59. While..

I agree with the nepotism issue being problematic...here's the problem:

1) They had already made statements in the past that she wouldn't have a role in the administration. Yet, now she's getting an office and security clearance?

2) In the last 60 days, she's sat in (there is photographic proof) on meetings with foreign leaders - WITHOUT SECURITY CLEARANCE. If it was limited to a handful of public meetings, that wouldn't be a problem. However, that's not the case.

3) She still will NOT have a presidential appointment OR official title in the White House. So she's using her status as an adult child working for her dad, yet not have OR meet any legal requirements.

4) She still owns her businesses and run them. She also has a book coming out within the next few months so she will effectively be in the WH and still hawking products to enrich her pocket.

5) It's also unclear what her role is with regards to her father's businesses.

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/03/ivanka-trump-white-house-236273

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 11:10 PM

54. Recommended. I loved the "tired of the game" line.

He should retire and move to Florida.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 06:44 AM

63. Hmm

Any guesses as to how the post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. will go.. Lots of shoes and real estate on sale I wouldn't wonder.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 07:01 AM

65. another Issue

This bothers me a little more - by not taking a title, appointment or official role as a paid employee - she is skirting the Ethics in Government Act. The sad part is this will probably result in a letter from the OGE but seeing as they are powerless to actually enforce anything other than sending a strongly worded letter, that's likely the reason McGahn (the lawyer) "cleared" her to do this.

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Response to anneboleyn (Original post)

Tue Mar 21, 2017, 07:06 AM

66. he's too wrapped up in himself to allow her to 'save him'

...she's there to use the office of the presidency, and the agencies of our government, to expand the Trump fortune.

Period.

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