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Wed Sep 7, 2016, 06:08 PM

Trump-Bondi Bribery Scandal Memes

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Reply Trump-Bondi Bribery Scandal Memes (Original post)
napkinz Sep 2016 OP
napkinz Sep 2016 #1
ffr Sep 2016 #2
napkinz Sep 2016 #3
napkinz Sep 2016 #4
malaise Sep 2016 #5
napkinz Sep 2016 #6
napkinz Sep 2016 #7
Stuart G Sep 2016 #8
napkinz Sep 2016 #9
Kathy M Sep 2016 #10
napkinz Sep 2016 #11
Maru Kitteh Sep 2016 #12
napkinz Sep 2016 #13
napkinz Sep 2016 #14
Cha Sep 2016 #15
napkinz Sep 2016 #16
Initech Sep 2016 #17
napkinz Sep 2016 #19
Gabi Hayes Sep 2016 #18
napkinz Sep 2016 #21
Gabi Hayes Sep 2016 #24
napkinz Sep 2016 #25
napkinz Sep 2016 #33
Jeff Murdoch Sep 2016 #20
napkinz Sep 2016 #22
sarcasmo Sep 2016 #23
napkinz Sep 2016 #27
Gothmog Sep 2016 #26
napkinz Sep 2016 #28
BSdetect Sep 2016 #29
napkinz Sep 2016 #30
napkinz Sep 2016 #31
napkinz Sep 2016 #32

Response to napkinz (Original post)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 06:08 PM

1. Jamil Smith lays it all out ...

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 06:15 PM

2. Couldn't REC this one quick enough

Investigate #BondiGate

Investigate #BondiGate

Investigate #BondiGate

Investigate #BondiGate

Investigate #BondiGate

Investigate #BondiGate

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Response to ffr (Reply #2)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 06:27 PM

3. thanks ffr!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 06:50 PM

4. Trump Hilariously Projects His Pay-For-Play Bondi Bribe Scheme Onto Clinton

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 07:13 PM

5. K &R

Nice

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Response to malaise (Reply #5)

Wed Sep 7, 2016, 08:09 PM

6. thanks malaise

looks like "Bondi-gate" is catching on: http://www.democraticunderground.com/10028149874

hope the media pounce!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 09:33 AM

7. Trump's pay-for-play scandal intensifies!

by Nick Gass
09/07/16

The swirl of scandal around Donald Trump’s donation to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is intensifying, with the Republican nominee and his aides vigorously pushing back against the idea that he bought the decision by Bondi to not pursue an investigation into his Trump University.

The controversy whipped back up last week when news emerged that Trump paid a $2,500 fine because his foundation improperly donated $25,000 to Bondi’s political election committee in 2013 (tax-exempt charitable groups are not allowed to make political contributions).

Following the donation in 2013, Bondi’s office declined to join a fledgling multi-state probe into Trump’s real estate seminar program. The links between the two continued, with Trump hosting a lavish fundraiser for Bondi at his Mar-a-Lago resort in March 2014, and Bondi endorsing Trump in March of this year.
While Trump and Bondi say there’s no fire underneath the smoke, the Manhattan businessman’s political wheelings and dealings are now drawing more scrutiny, especially because Trump’s campaign has been driving hard at the idea that Hillary Clinton engaged in pay for play through her Clinton Foundation and her tenure at the State Department.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/09/trump-pam-bondi-scandal-227823

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 09:37 AM

8. Beautiful Picture Show...of ...Trump the Crook..k and r..

I like the one where he is standing in jail and he is holding the bars..

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #8)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 09:40 AM

9. thanks Stuart

Looks like the media are finally covering the story!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 10:04 AM

10. Donald is "crooked as hell " ( don phrase )

Lock him up !!!

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Response to Kathy M (Reply #10)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 10:30 AM

11. Lock HER up too!

BUSTED: Ivanka Also Bribed Florida Attorney General To Cover Up Trump U Scandal

By Grant Stern
September 6, 2016

New information has surfaced tying Ivanka Trump to the mushrooming political bribery scandal surrounding Trump and the Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s unusual decision to cease investigating Trump University.

Donald Trump operated the unlicensed University out of 40 Wall Street in New York City, and now faces a major federal trial this November, for both racketeering and consumer fraud.

Public record searches indicate that on September 10th, 2013 Ivanka Trump personally donated $500 to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s general election fund, and also Donald Trump made a personal donation himself on July 15th, 2013 of $500 too, before Bondi’s prior claims that the two spoke about donations a month later.

The new information reveals an earlier, direct contribution from Donald J. Trump to Florida Attorney General Bondi and suggests a general pattern of paying significant campaign contributions to both she and former-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott in 2013 during a 60-day window when the Republican Presidential candidate went on what could be characterized as a pay-for-play shopping spree.

read more: http://occupydemocrats.com/2016/09/06/busted-ivanka-also-bribed-florida-attorney-general-cover-trump-u-scandal/

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 11:59 AM

12. K & R!

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Response to Maru Kitteh (Reply #12)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 12:00 PM

13. thanks Maru Kitteh

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 06:51 PM

14. updated September 8, 2016 nt

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 06:53 PM

15. K&R!

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Response to Cha (Reply #15)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 06:57 PM

16. thanks Cha! glad to see you back!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 07:57 PM

17. Good stuff here!

Lots of cannon fodder for the Top 10!

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Response to Initech (Reply #17)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 08:41 PM

19. thanks Initech!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 08:28 PM

18. cable's been covering the HELL out of this!

 

not.....

Political observers are well-familiar with the term “pay to play,” but over the past month, that phrase has been coupled with Hillary Clinton and drilled into voters’ heads, despite near-universal agreement that none of the concerns about the Clinton Foundation actually amount to any sort of quid pro quo. The label has been pushed by Republican surrogates, but parroted by “objective” media figures of the “some say” and “questions remain” school of journalism.

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Meanwhile, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been busted in what is a textbook example of a “pay-to-play” allegation, donating $25,000.00 to a political group supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi after Bondi had solicited a donation from Trump, and while she was in the process of deciding whether or not to pursue the Trump University fraud case. After receiving the donation, Bondi decided not to pursue the case. That story has been out since March, but it was recently reported that Trump had to pay a $2500 fine to the IRS because he made the donation through his charitable Donald Trump Foundation.

The contrast between these two stories has spurred many to observe that not only is Hillary Clinton being raked over the coals for what everyone agrees is, at worst, something that “looks bad,” but Donald Trump’s clearly illegal act involving a clear allegation of quid pro quo is barely being covered. That disparity, it turns out, has a number.

In a search of cable news transcripts for the past month, there have been 644 mentions of the “Clinton Foundation” and “pay to play” on the three major cable news networks.

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Conversely, the number of times “pay to play” and “Pam Bondi” have been mentioned together during that time is just 11, five on CNN and six on MSNBC.

And in case you’re wondering if the Pam Bondi story got more traction when it first came out, you’re right, it did. Prior to August, there were 15 mentions of Bondi and Donald Trump, none of which included the
phrase “pay to play,” according to a transcript search.

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/how-much-did-cable-news-cover-trumps-pay-to-play-vs-clinton-foundation-story/

somebody else referred to this, but I can't find it

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Reply #18)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 08:47 PM

21. The Bondi situation: Somehow Teflon Trump takes no damage from alleged bribery scheme

September 8, 2016
Gary Legum

Donald Trump won the Republican primary largely by playing on his persona as a straight-talking businessman who scoffed at political correctness. He didn’t need to pretend to be an honorable man while trading money for influence in an opaque system that other politicians participate in even while bemoaning it. He was the answer to the political version of the question that a narrator used to ask during the opening crawl of MTV’s “The Real World”: What happens when a presidential candidate stops being polite and starts getting real?

Thus he could openly brag about how he donated money to politicians in order to buy favors from them. “As a businessman and a very substantial donor to very important people, when you give, they do whatever the hell you want them to do,” he told The Wall Street Journal last summer. A few weeks later onstage at the first Republican primary debate, he said, “I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And you know what? When I need something from them, two years later, three years later, I call them, and they are there for me.” Campaigning in Iowa last winter, he said of his donations to politicians, “When I call, they kiss my ass.”

It was a simple truth, one that everyone knew but still seemed surprised to hear acknowledged. So it is a little jarring to see Trump and his campaign trying to spin away what looks like an obvious case of doing exactly what he has told the public he has done over and over again.

The story of Trump’s entanglement with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi certainly sounds like a classic pay-for-play scheme. In the fall of 2013, Bondi’s office was reviewing whether to pursue fraud charges against Trump University, which involved the mogul’s real estate training seminar that disillusioned students claimed had scammed them out of thousands of dollars. Then the Donald J. Trump Foundation made a $25,000 donation to a political group connected to Bondi, who was gearing up to run for re-election.

read more: http://www.salon.com/2016/09/08/the-bondi-situation-somehow-teflon-trump-takes-no-damage-from-alleged-bribery-scheme/

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Response to napkinz (Reply #21)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 11:02 PM

24. of course, who covered it best? colbert

 

just caught the tail end of his take on the Bondi story a minute ago, in which he played the kiss my ass clip, just after something with bondi and a st. Bernard on a couch, which I missed.

make sure to go to CBS and see the clip when it's up. dems should just hire him for their ad man. everything he's done is FAR superior to the heavy handed dreck they've put up. if they're going to do anything ad-wise, ALL they have to do is play a series of trump in his own words--NOTHING else. he hoists himself on his own petard whenever he's not attached at the lip to a prompter

no need for slick/lame Madison avenue schmalzing it up.

all trump, all the time. biggest ahole that ever lived.

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Reply #24)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 09:05 AM

25. thanks Gabi

I'll have to look for it online. I haven't watched much late night TV since David Letterman left.

We can't let this Trump-Bondi scandal recede from the public's attention. New details are coming to light; the story is still unfolding.

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Reply #24)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 07:28 PM

33. just watched the video ... thank you!

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 08:44 PM

20. The third one should have as his response,

"Because you're a woman."

That would fit the cheeto I think.

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Response to Jeff Murdoch (Reply #20)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 09:21 PM

22. that could have been used in a thought bubble

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Thu Sep 8, 2016, 10:32 PM

23. Kick

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Response to sarcasmo (Reply #23)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 09:09 AM

27. thanks sarcasmo

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 09:07 AM

26. These are great memes

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #26)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 09:09 AM

28. thank you Gothmog

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 09:31 AM

29. How much time will he get?

That is the only question.

What a crook.

The DOJ should take action.

Bondi should be dismissed and charged.

Let's not forget Bridgegate.

Your OP was briliiant.

Great work.

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Response to BSdetect (Reply #29)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 11:08 AM

30. Florida papers call for investigation of Trump-Bondi bribery scandal!




by Georgia Logothetis
Friday Sep 09, 2016

The Trump-Bondi scandal isn’t going away. First, it was The Miami Herald earlier this week. Now, The Tamba Bay Times joins in, calling for a federal investigation of the matter:

Since Florida prosecutors will not touch this mess, the Justice Department is the only option. The appearance of something more than a coincidence is too serious and the unresolved questions are too numerous to accept blanket denials by Bondi and Trump without more digging and an independent review. ...

The denials by Bondi and Trump of anything amiss also are at odds with their previous actions. The attorney general has not been shy about joining lawsuits with other states, and the New York lawsuit involves Floridians who allege they were cheated by Trump University. Trump had not contributed to Bondi's election campaigns before sending the $25,000, and he was clear during a Republican primary debate about what he expects in return for campaign contributions: "When they call, I give. And you know what? When I need something from them, two years later, three years later, I call them. They are there for me.''

A small bipartisan group of political leaders led by former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has been urging the Justice Department for years to get more aggressive in investigating corruption in the state capital. A thorough look into Bondi's decisionmaking regarding Trump University and the $25,000 campaign donation would be a good place to start.


The Sun-Sentinel also calls for “an independent federal investigation”:

read more: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/9/9/1568265/-Abbreviated-pundit-roundup-Florida-papers-call-for-investigation-of-Trump-Bondi-bribery-scandal

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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 05:08 PM

31. more ...





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Response to napkinz (Original post)

Fri Sep 9, 2016, 06:20 PM

32. Trump-Bondi Scandal Toons







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