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Mon Sep 9, 2019, 09:15 PM

Trump Had Deal With Scotland Airport That Sent Flight Crews to His Resort

Source: New York Times

“I know nothing about an Air Force plane landing at an airport (which I do not own and have nothing to do with) near Turnberry Resort (which I do own) in Scotland, and filling up with fuel, with the crew staying overnight at Turnberry (they have good taste!),” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter. “NOTHING TO DO WITH ME.”

But documents obtained from Scottish government agencies show that the Trump Organization, and Mr. Trump himself, played a direct role in setting up an arrangement between the Turnberry resort and officials at Glasgow Prestwick Airport.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/09/us/politics/trump-hotel-turnberry.html



This is an insane level of corruption. Absolute grounds for impeachment. What's it going to take? Adam Schiff even said today we can only impeach when it's proven that they had no other option because Trump breaks the law so much.

If Trump isn't impeached, no one in American history ever will be again.

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Reply Trump Had Deal With Scotland Airport That Sent Flight Crews to His Resort (Original post)
OliverQ Sep 9 OP
msongs Sep 9 #1
jaysunb Sep 9 #3
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 10 #20
PSPS Sep 9 #9
Lonestarblue Sep 9 #2
PSPS Sep 9 #7
Haggis for Breakfast Sep 9 #4
PSPS Sep 9 #8
dragonlady Sep 9 #18
KPN Sep 10 #22
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 10 #23
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 10 #21
appalachiablue Sep 9 #5
zaj Sep 9 #6
TexasBushwhacker Sep 9 #10
kairos12 Sep 9 #11
Brainfodder Sep 9 #12
Laura PourMeADrink Sep 10 #25
stopdiggin Sep 10 #28
mr_lebowski Sep 10 #31
mwooldri Sep 9 #13
KPN Sep 10 #24
SomewhereInTheMiddle Sep 10 #30
Botany Sep 9 #14
crazytown Sep 9 #16
SunSeeker Sep 9 #15
throwthe_shoe Sep 9 #17
oasis Sep 10 #19
ffr Sep 10 #26
dalton99a Sep 10 #27
Vinca Sep 10 #29

Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 09:28 PM

1. one wonders what Nancy thinks of any of this nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 09:42 PM

3. I don't know what she thinks, but as a longtime supporter and admirer, I'm about done.

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Response to jaysunb (Reply #3)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:08 AM

20. Katy Tur reported this morning that "she's not there yet"

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Response to msongs (Reply #1)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:33 PM

9. Doesn't matter. Better to focus on trump's firewall: Moscow Mitch

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 09:40 PM

2. Trump has made a shambles of US law.

He has broken so many laws with impunity that I cannot believe there is any question about the need to impeach AND convict in the Senate. I do believe that the country’s founders would categorize the deliberate stealing of taxpayer money for enrichment of a personal business as a high crime and misdemeanor.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:31 PM

7. "... AND convict in the Senate."

Moscow Mitch will never allow his duma to convict the russian asset of anything.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 09:52 PM

4. There is NO WAY IN HELL this could have happened

WITHOUT HIS KNOWLEDGE AND SUPPORT.

Nancy Pelosi -- Pull your head out of your ass and do you goddam job. Right now, you are aiding and abetting this grifting traitor.

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Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:32 PM

8. Tell it to Moscow Mitch. He's trump's firewall.

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Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #4)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:42 PM

18. Do you really think

that the upcoming impeachment hearings are being done against her wishes?

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Response to dragonlady (Reply #18)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:09 AM

22. They are not impeachment hearings.

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Response to dragonlady (Reply #18)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:10 AM

23. The way they are, yes. Impeachment lite is what

they are calling it.

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Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #4)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:09 AM

21. So glad you said so I didn't have to.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:26 PM

5. Tin pots and bananas governance

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:29 PM

6. I stand corrected...

..."Trump himself, played a direct role in setting up an arrangement".

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:35 PM

10. He must really be broke n/t

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:40 PM

11. The lack of accountability is only for Rethugs. A democrat will be impeached for littering.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:43 PM

12. Since 2014 I read in another report?

Can't wait to see the actual #'s.... Nightly rate average is?

Expecting something absurd, just like the PAB?

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Response to Brainfodder (Reply #12)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:13 AM

25. Huh? So trump has profited since before he become pResident?

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #25)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 02:17 AM

28. and the fuel contract was instituted by Obama administration?

Be interesting to see just how often AF crews have put up at Turnberry .. before and after Trump presidency. Hesitant to go chasing after this until we know a little more ..

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Response to Brainfodder (Reply #12)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 07:07 PM

31. The airfield isn't just used for military ... it's also for civilian aircraft

This is your regular business to business arrangement ... Trump Association pays kickback to airport for any of it's customers that they send to Turnberry.

Most likely the owners at the airfield just treated the military people like they would any civilian customer and directed them to Turnberry, expecting their 'cut'.

I rather doubt they were doing so when Obama was POTUS but I wouldn't rule it out, if US planes were ever refueling there anyway.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:58 PM

13. This would not be a problem if Trump wasn't president.

Contract with airport to send aircrew to hotel? Sounds OK to me in the business world.

Trump should have been made to properly divest his businesses for the duration of his presidency.

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Response to mwooldri (Reply #13)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:11 AM

24. The media and voters should have demanded that (divestment)

right out the gate. Everyone knew this was a scam — even then.

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Response to mwooldri (Reply #13)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 09:28 AM

30. My thoughts too ...

I'd imagine many hotels have deals with airports to recommend/send crews and bumped passengers to their hotels. Likely there is some sort of discount offered or commission paid. It seems like a standard business practice.

It is the fact that our full-time employee (the President) is still allowed to run a personal business on the side that is problematic. It allows for both the appearance of impropriety and real conflicts of interest, both things I was warned against when taking mandatory US government employee ethics training.

When we finally get control of the White House and Congress again it would behoove us to pass laws that demand specific behaviors form the President and apply all relevant ethics laws to that office holder.

It would be interesting to see if any of the current candidates would be willing to commit to putting permanent limits on the power of the presidency.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 10:59 PM

14. "I know nothing."

Paging Sgt. Shultz.

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Response to Botany (Reply #14)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:30 PM

16. You rang?

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:25 PM

15. K & R for exposure.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Mon Sep 9, 2019, 11:37 PM

17. impeachment ..no but a Mussolini hanging yeah

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:04 AM

19. This is HUGH.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:23 AM

26. Wait, is rRump denying meeting the Russians again? I can't tell.

Sounds like the exact same defense.

Which means if one is true, then the other is more than likely true and republicans elected a Russian asset for their president.

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 12:48 AM

27. Kick

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Response to OliverQ (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2019, 06:48 AM

29. What exactly does he have to do to be impeached?????????? I imagine him along with Junior, Princess

and Gums, pulling up to Fort Knox in the family armored car and having government employees load gold bars in the back. They fill the thing to overflowing and the Trumps drive away and nothing ever happens. That's how it seems to be going.

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