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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 08:41 PM

Trump Urged Top Aide to Help Giuliani Client Facing DOJ Charges

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Source: Bloomberg.com





October 9, 2019, 5:27 PM CDT

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson refused to interfere in case
2017 episode bears hallmarks of Trump approach to Ukraine call



President Donald Trump pressed then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to help persuade the Justice Department to drop a criminal case against an Iranian-Turkish gold trader who was a client of Rudy Giuliani, according to three people familiar with the 2017 meeting in the Oval Office.

Tillerson refused, arguing it would constitute interference in an ongoing investigation of the trader, Reza Zarrab, according to the people. They said other participants in the Oval Office were shocked by the request.
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Gawds. We really need to get rid of the Trump family

I am not a fan of Tillerson--but he did good in saying no.





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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 08:53 PM

1. Headline should read 'Trump urged Secretary of State to Help Giuliani Client Facing DOJ Charges'

Not some 'aide'. Even now more normalization by the people that brought us Trump.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 08:55 PM

2. Took a while to come out.

Excessive silence among former Trump admim officials - the silence needs to end.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 08:55 PM

3. The man is sleazy. Republican voters saw a kindred spirit and voted him into office.

I think someday soon, we are going to see a new face on Trump. It will be desperation at realizing he painted himself in a corner.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Wed Oct 9, 2019, 09:19 PM

4. Rachel is covering this in depth on her show.

There is just no end to this corruption.

What's worse ... Tillerson did nothing about it.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 12:29 AM

5. Trump has two towers in Turkey and

many other connections to Turkey
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/trump-impeachment-inquiry/donald-trump-s-longtime-business-connections-turkey-back-spotlight-n1064011

The man Giuliani was trying to help many laundered billions.

Trump has chronic cash problems.

Would it shock anyone that Turkey had Kompromat on Trump and decided to cash in on an open field to exterminate the Kurds before Trump got impeached and it was too late to cash in?

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 05:46 AM

6. Hey, isn't Reza Zarrab the guy Preet Bharara was investigating

And the investigation spooked Turkey enough that Turkey opened up an "investigation" into Bharara?

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Thu Oct 10, 2019, 05:57 AM

7. Locking - Duplicate

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