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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 04:18 PM

State Department signals it will keep most details of its spending at Trump's properties hidden...



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NEW: The @statedept says it has 450 pages of records showing government payments to @realdonaldtrump's businesses.

But it's only going to release 2 pages before the election.

State Department signals it will keep most details of its spending at Trumpís properties hidden...
The agency had said it would it would try to release by Thursday up to 300 pages of information sought in open-records requests. It instead sent two.
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State Department signals it will keep most details of its spending at Trumpís properties hidden until after election

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/state-department-signals-it-will-keep-most-details-of-its-spending-at-trumps-properties-hidden-until-after-election/2020/10/16/83372f30-0f21-11eb-8074-0e943a91bf08_story.html

The State Department says it has about 450 pages of records showing government spending at President Trumpís properties. But this week, it signaled that it plans to release only two of those pages before the November election ó leaving voters in the dark about the full scope of taxpayer payments to the presidentís company.

The State Department announced the decision to release just the two pages late Thursday in an email to The Post, which had filed a public-records lawsuit earlier this year, seeking any records showing State Department payments to Trump properties.

The State Department pays for hotel rooms and other expenses when foreign leaders visit Trump properties, and when federal employees, such as Secret Service agents, follow Trump and his family to the presidentís overseas clubs. But itís impossible to tell how much the department has spent in total, because it has released detailed records for only the first few months of Trumpís presidency.

The Postís lawsuit asked for a fuller accounting, requesting records of those payments over several years of Trumpís term.

In response, the State Department had said in a legal filing it would try to release up to 300 pages of the remaining records on Thursday. Instead, it sent the two pages ó the receipts of a single hotel bill from Trumpís Irish golf course, involving security for Trumpís daughter-in-law and campaign adviser Lara Trump.

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Reply State Department signals it will keep most details of its spending at Trump's properties hidden... (Original post)
Nevilledog Friday OP
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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 04:21 PM

1. Also State Department: Our loyalty is to Trump, not the American people.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 04:24 PM

2. It's okay...the remainder will be released at trial for Grifters, Inc.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 04:59 PM

3. Just imagine the Team trDump paper, records, and log shredding operation that will go on,...

.... between November 4 and January 19 before Biden/Hariss moves into the Oval Office.

Truck load upon truck load of shredded paper will be leaving the White House grounds and various federal offices that trDump appointees occupied.

These grifters will be trying to hide any/all evidence that would implicate them in four years of plundering government finances.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 05:26 PM

4. We will know soon enough, after Jan. 20 nt

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 07:05 PM

5. So that leaves 448 pages of stuff worth hiding.

So that leaves 448 pages of stuff worth hiding.

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Fri Oct 16, 2020, 07:11 PM

6. Oh well that doesn't look at all suspicious

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 01:30 PM

7. Don't think that will save Trump

But it show his desperation

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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 01:35 PM

8. As expected

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