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Fri Aug 10, 2018, 02:59 PM

Former Top KGB General Says Trump is a Russian Asset and he Likely Knows it

Source: hillreporter.com

As Special Counsel Robert Mueller continues his probe into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, a new book is about to be released which claims that Trump has been compromised by Russia for over three decades.

Daily Mail reports that a new book by Craig Unger, entitled ‘House of Trump, House of Putin; the Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia‘, claims that President Trump is and has been a Russian asset since 1987.

In 1987 Donald Trump travelled to Moscow, and Unger says that the former head of counterintelligence for the KGB, Oleg Kalugin, insists that Trump would have very likely been filmed with prostitutes at that time, saying that Trump had ‘many young ladies at his disposal’ and that Russian spies would have jumped at the opportunity.

Kalugin also claims that Trump is an easy ‘Russian asset’ considering how greedy he has been over the years. He goes as far as saying that Trump is most likely aware of the existence of blackmail material often referred to as ‘kompromat’.

https://hillreporter.com/former-top-kgb-general-says-trump-is-a-russian-asset-and-he-likely-knows-it-5526
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Not the kind of dirty read you see much on the left. If not completely fake news, likely dubious. Doubt it would get past the mods in LBN. It's from a partisan voice (Hill Reporter) from an unreliable source (Daily Mail) from an unknown and unreleased book, but too tasty not to share:

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Reply Former Top KGB General Says Trump is a Russian Asset and he Likely Knows it (Original post)
Snellius Friday OP
Botany Friday #1
saidsimplesimon Friday #2
1cheapbeemr Friday #3
Achilleaze Friday #4
Demit Friday #5
Snellius Friday #6
Demit Friday #8
Mc Mike Friday #7

Response to Snellius (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 03:06 PM

1. President Trump is and has been a Russian asset since 1987.

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Response to Snellius (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 03:10 PM

2. I thought the tsar

rebranded the KGB to FSS. I must be out of the loop.

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Response to Snellius (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 03:11 PM

3. Likely knows?

Definitely. His performance at Helsinki allows no other conclusion.

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Response to Snellius (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 03:15 PM

4. KGOP republicans and Comrade Dirty Donny* are a disgrace

selling out America, freaking traitors.

* aka republican Draft-Dodger-in-Chief

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Response to Snellius (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 04:01 PM

5. You should look up Craig Unger, the author of the book.

He's an investigative journalist, widely published.

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Response to Demit (Reply #5)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 05:02 PM

6. From the blurb for the book:

House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House.

It is a chilling story that begins in the 1970s, when Trump made his first splash in the booming, money-drenched world of New York real estate, and ends with Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States. That moment was the culmination of Vladimir Putin’s long mission to undermine Western democracy, a mission that he and his hand-selected group of oligarchs and Mafia kingpins had ensnared Trump in, starting more than twenty years ago with the massive bailout of a string of sensational Trump hotel and casino failures in Atlantic City. This book confirms the most incredible American paranoias about Russian malevolence.

To most, it will be a hair-raising revelation that the Cold War did not end in 1991—that it merely evolved, with Trump’s apartments offering the perfect vehicle for billions of dollars to leave the collapsing Soviet Union. In House of Trump, House of Putin, Craig Unger methodically traces the deep-rooted alliance between the highest echelons of American political operatives and the biggest players in the frightening underworld of the Russian Mafia. He traces Donald Trump’s sordid ascent from foundering real estate tycoon to leader of the free world. He traces Russia’s phoenixlike rise from the ashes of the post–Cold War Soviet Union as well as its ceaseless covert efforts to retaliate against the West and reclaim its status as a global superpower.

Without Trump, Russia would have lacked a key component in its attempts to return to imperial greatness. Without Russia, Trump would not be president. This essential book is crucial to understanding the real powers at play in the shadows of today’s world.

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/576474/house-of-trump-house-of-putin-by-craig-unger/9781524743505/

Hope he sleuthed out some hard skinny. So far a lot of "claims" blah blah blah and "likely" blah blah blah.

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Response to Snellius (Reply #6)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 08:42 PM

8. "Hope he sleuthed out some hard skinny"? LOL

Who are you trying to sound like, Dashiell Hammett? Unger might engage in some speculation, but he does the work. And has done, for years.

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Response to Snellius (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:31 PM

7. And how. rec, nt.

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