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Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:44 PM

Dershowitz says he's not taking money for work on Trump legal team

Source: The Hill


BY ARIS FOLLEY - 01/18/20 08:21 AM EST

Attorney Alan Dershowitz said Friday night that he will not be pocketing any money for his work on President Trump’s impeachment defense team.

During an appearance on "Anderson Cooper 360," the attorney said the details of his payment arrangement haven’t “been discussed” yet, but added, “If I were to be paid, all the money would go to charity.”

“I will not take a single penny of payment that I would keep based on what I’m doing,” he said. “I’m doing this because I strongly believe in the Constitution. I strongly oppose the impeachment. I worry about the weaponization of impeachment, and it could be used in other cases.”

“But I’m not part of the regular team that will be making strategic decisions and participating in questions about whether there should be witnesses or not,” Dershowitz, a Harvard law professor who also opposed former President Clinton’s impeachment, also clarified. “That’s going to be left to others.”

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/478908-dershowitz-says-hes-not-taking-money-for-work-on-trump-legal-team

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Reply Dershowitz says he's not taking money for work on Trump legal team (Original post)
Judi Lynn Jan 18 OP
George II Jan 18 #1
Farmer-Rick Jan 18 #2
cstanleytech Jan 18 #5
azureblue Jan 18 #11
cstanleytech Jan 18 #17
RobinA Jan 18 #19
sarcasmo Jan 18 #20
lagomorph777 Jan 20 #42
monmouth4 Jan 18 #3
cstanleytech Jan 18 #4
reggaehead Jan 18 #6
guillaumeb Jan 18 #7
Hoyt Jan 18 #8
Dem2theMax Jan 18 #13
TryLogic Jan 19 #30
SunSeeker Jan 18 #9
lagomorph777 Jan 20 #43
SunSeeker Jan 20 #47
RKP5637 Jan 18 #10
RockRaven Jan 18 #12
C_U_L8R Jan 18 #14
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Jan 19 #22
marble falls Jan 18 #15
Grokenstein Jan 18 #16
Takket Jan 18 #18
Doreen Jan 19 #21
JohnnyRingo Jan 19 #23
GeorgiaPeanut Jan 19 #24
disndat Jan 20 #41
ashredux Jan 19 #25
exboyfil Jan 19 #26
lagomorph777 Jan 20 #44
Mike Nelson Jan 19 #27
infullview Jan 19 #28
greenjar_01 Jan 19 #29
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:46 PM

1. He was on either CNN or MSNBC this morning, he actually changed that comment....

...he said "I'm not keeping any money I get." So he is getting paid.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:46 PM

2. That's code for they are paying him under the table.

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Response to Farmer-Rick (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:52 PM

5. It could also be code for "I am being blackmailed to do the job for free" because remember this

is Trump and he does not like paying anyone the money he owes them and he will do anything to avoid having to do so.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 09:18 PM

11. the Epstein fraternity

NT

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Response to azureblue (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 10:48 PM

17. Not a good fraternity to be a member of as its members end up suicidied.

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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #5)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 11:16 PM

19. I Think It's Code

for, I’m not breaking the law by giving the POTUS a huge ass gift, because that would be illegal.

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Response to Farmer-Rick (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 11:47 PM

20. That's code for, Trump has no cash.

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Response to Farmer-Rick (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 09:52 AM

42. Putin's paying him under the table.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:47 PM

3. OR, his membership at Mar-a-Lago will be covered..n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:50 PM

4. WTH? There is no weaponization of impeachment in this case at all as Trump was caught red handed

using the power of the office of President of the United States to threaten another country to get them to help him with digging up dirt on a political rival to help him win an election.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:52 PM

6. Yeah well,

Chump says he isn't taking a salary. And Douche Jr. talks about the sacrifices his family has made. When the fact is they are stealing more money now than at any precious time in their life.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:55 PM

7. He will make his money when he is paid a huge advance for writing a book. eom

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 08:55 PM

8. Like trump would pay.

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Response to Hoyt (Reply #8)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 09:53 PM

13. Exactly! nt.

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Response to Hoyt (Reply #8)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 12:16 PM

30. Exactly. Trump doesn't pay. No need to expect him to.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 09:09 PM

9. Yeah, working for free just like Manafort.

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Response to SunSeeker (Reply #9)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 09:53 AM

43. Paid by Putin, just like Manafort and Giuliani

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #43)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 03:17 PM

47. Directly or indirectly, yup. nt

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 09:10 PM

10. I often think Dershowitz likes the camera light on him and the limelight theatrics.

Money is nice too! I often find him to be ridiculous.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 09:37 PM

12. Trump's got Epstein-leverage so Dersh doesn't dare send him a bill...

Trump would refuse to pay it anyway, but best not provoke someone who can ruin you.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 10:17 PM

14. Capt Underpants Esq must be bartering for 'massages'

and Trump Hotel 'room service'

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #14)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 01:26 AM

22. Getting paid Epstein style

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 10:19 PM

15. Obviously they have the tapes.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 10:41 PM

16. Even if he didn't get a dime

They wouldn't get their money's worth out of him.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat Jan 18, 2020, 11:12 PM

18. he is being paid all right...........

his payment is drumpf not exposing the names of all the children Dersh abused with Epstein.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 12:35 AM

21. Didn't trump say something like that before?

You know, the one about if he does get money he will donate it to charity?

Then didn't.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 01:32 AM

23. Saying "I'll do it for free" doesn't make him seem less...

...of a Trump sycophant. Why on Earth would he want to help Trump dodge charges?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 03:17 AM

24. He is being paid in silence for his Jeff Epstein adventures

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Response to GeorgiaPeanut (Reply #24)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 09:44 AM

41. Exacly right!

Dershowitz owes Trump a HUGE "Epstein" debt.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 08:20 AM

25. It's all about a possible need of a Pardon.....

It’s all about the possible need of a Pardon. That massage at Epstein’s place wasn’t an “old Russian lady”. It was a fourteen year old girl. He do however keep his underwear on. They were around his ankles!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 08:43 AM

26. I think it has already been established he has been paid

by Russian and Russian linked Ukranians. He is a walking conflict of interest (like his "client".

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Response to exboyfil (Reply #26)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 09:55 AM

44. just like Giuliani - paid by his "client" Parnas; then Parnas took orders from him...

...which is confusing to put it kindly.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 09:12 AM

27. I can translate Al's comment...

... "I'm not getting the traditional lawyer-client pay - I'm getting much more in dirty, swampy money." Same as Rudy, Jarvanka and all the other swindlers.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 09:16 AM

28. Oh what the hell, he's made enough in bribes to do a little pro-bono work now and again

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 10:14 AM

29. Pro Bono for the super rich and powerful

What a concept. One of the themes of "Reversal of Fortune" was that Dershowitz was soaking Claus Von Bulow on behalf of his poor clients, who would then receive pro bono representation through the money Von Bulow paid. Guess those days are over, supposing they ever were...

The whole "not getting paid" thing is clearly some means of corruption in the Trump orbit, as the way Kuschner and Ivanka Trump skirt the nepotism laws, and nobody says shit about the obvious flouting of legal statutes.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 12:17 PM

31. So Dershowitz is just a witness...

Now that is settled, let the witnesses be called.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 12:50 PM

32. As I said elsewhere...

...it would surprise me to find that he wasn't paying trump to be part of the team.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 02:16 PM

34. It's the smart play

Trump would stiff him anyway.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 02:38 PM

35. So, non-monetary compensation and distraction

Tying himself to Trump again helps him out when it comes to Epstein questions. Maybe angle for a pardon if the Epstein stuff takes a bad turn for him, and ties him to Trump's tens of millions of cultish supporters.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 03:00 PM

36. Then he is providing his services as a gift, as Guilliani did

And Trump has to include the fair market value of these gifts on his income statement. Bill Clinton's impeachment left him $16 Million in debt when he left the White House.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 04:34 PM

37. You can't expect pay when working to avoid kompromat release.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 04:38 PM

38. The Constitution demanded the impeachment.

You cannot simultaneously oppose the impeachment and "strongly believe in the Constitution."

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 07:18 PM

39. He doesn't need the money and ...

... he's doing it for love.


Trump ==> <== The Dersh







Or favors to be redeemed later.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun Jan 19, 2020, 11:21 PM

40. Looks like *somebody* got an offer he couldn't refuse...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 01:23 PM

45. "Will work for massages."

While keeping underwear on.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 02:33 PM

46. I wonder why Harvard retains his services

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Jan 20, 2020, 07:54 PM

48. fat chance the loser pays anybody anything

n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 08:34 AM

49. He's a purist

Dershowitz is a legal purist. He once said he’d act as Hitler’s lawyer and try to get him acquitted — and if he succeeded, he’d then kill him personally.

This is no different.

From a purist lawyer’s perspective, there are issues with the indictment from the House, particularly the “contempt of Congress” charge.

So this doesn’t surprise me.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 09:32 AM

50. Dershowitz is pig and should not be allowed to talk until he's been introduced as Epstein's friend

And massage enthusiast. No one should take this windbag seriously.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 09:34 AM

51. Of course he isn't getting paid

Trump never pays.

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Response to Miguelito Loveless (Reply #51)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 09:52 AM

52. Foreign bank

Somebody needs to check him for a foreign bank account populated by trump friendly foreign money like Manifort. And check Rudy too

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 09:55 AM

53. Trump is getting what he's paying for.

An ignorant legal whore--wait, there are somethings even a prostitute won't do--who is willing to say whatever he thinks his new pedophilia client wants him to say, even if it directly contradicts something he said during the Clinton impeachment trial. All four guest lawyers couldn't stop from laughing when shown D.'s latest arguments played on "AM Joy."

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 10:22 AM

54. Nah, he's been blackmailed or he's getting some kind of remittance from someone.

Maybe both?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 10:55 AM

55. Maybe he is being paid in Massages at Mar-el-Lago?

With his underwear on of course.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue Jan 21, 2020, 02:53 PM

56. Dersho The Kid Loving Clown

Obviously Dersho still has his old "This time I treat. Next time you treat". arrangement in place with Dotard left over from their days hanging together at Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex slave farm.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Jan 22, 2020, 10:52 AM

57. Sounds like he'll get paid exactly what he's worth. N/T

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