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Fri Mar 5, 2021, 04:22 PM

OH, GOD, IS TRUMP GOING TO MAKE IVANKA HIS 2024 RUNNING MATE?

Mike Pence spent four years slavishly devoted to Donald Trump, save for a brief moment in which he politely declined to overturn the results of the 2020 election. In return, Trump nearly got his V.P. killed by a violent mob and then praised the people chanting, “Hang Mike Pence,” telling them, “We love you,“ and, “You’re very special.” Later Pence refused to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, aired nary a grievance re: his boss siccing a bloodthirsty horde on him, and, just this week, authored an op-ed in which he suggested that the election was stolen from Trump and that the events of January 6 were not the ex-president‘s fault.

In return, you might have expected Trump to call Pence up and say something like, “Thanks for always having my back, and hey, sorry about almost getting you lynched,” or, hell, even pretend to still find the guy politically useful. Unfortunately for Pence, he hitched his wagon to the wrong unhinged megalomaniac, and instead, his old boss’s handlers have made it known he’s out in MAGA-land.

Bloomberg reports that Trump “is telling allies he’s strongly considering another run for president in 2024—and close advisers want him to choose someone other than former vice president Mike Pence for his ticket, according to people familiar with the discussions.” According to reporters Jennifer Jacobs, Mario Parker, and Mark Niquette, Trump has privately discussed alternatives to Pence “as he takes stock of who he believes stood with him at the end of his term and who didn’t.” In other words, Pence followed the Constitution for, like, a second in between nothing short of slobbering canine loyalty and has thus been deemed a traitorous shrew.

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As New York’s Ed Kilgore points out, though, it’s also possible that Trump could try to keep it in the family in 2024, pretending to consider Ivanka, Don Jr., and “budding politician Lara” before going with the only adult child he’s ever loved, who no doubt sees herself as the obvious choice. (Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner, have reportedly been plotting to make her the first woman president for several years now, so presumably she’d see this as a logical stepping stone.)

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2021/03/donald-trump-2024-vp

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Reply OH, GOD, IS TRUMP GOING TO MAKE IVANKA HIS 2024 RUNNING MATE? (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 5 OP
2naSalit Mar 5 #1
qazplm135 Mar 5 #2
Eugene Mar 5 #6
qazplm135 Mar 5 #9
2naSalit Mar 5 #7
Irish_Dem Mar 5 #4
2naSalit Mar 5 #8
Irish_Dem Mar 5 #10
left-of-center2012 Mar 5 #3
Patterson Mar 5 #13
Funtatlaguy Mar 5 #5
Irish_Dem Mar 5 #11
eppur_se_muova Mar 5 #12
keithbvadu2 Mar 5 #14
keithbvadu2 Mar 5 #15
Karadeniz Mar 5 #16
torius Mar 5 #17
Gidney N Cloyd Mar 6 #18

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 04:26 PM

1. They can't be from the same state...

And I hope they can't be that closely related on the same ticket. I just hoe the are both in prison long before that.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 04:35 PM

2. he's from Florida now

so that will solve that.

It's not birth state but state of residence.

Picking her would again alienate the narrow sane majority so please proceed.

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Response to qazplm135 (Reply #2)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:09 PM

6. Jarvanka moved to Florida too.

They just bought a $30 million place in Miami. There was talk of Ivanka seeking Marco Rubio's Senate seat, but they backed off.

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Response to Eugene (Reply #6)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:29 PM

9. they will just move back to NY

if this becomes an actual thing. Just like Cheney.

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Response to qazplm135 (Reply #2)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:10 PM

7. She was toyingwith the idea of...

Running for Senate from FL and was looking like she was moving there so it could end up with both being FL residents by then.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #1)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 04:57 PM

4. What law says that?

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Response to Irish_Dem (Reply #4)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:30 PM

10. I think the legal explanation is on shaky ground. Besides Trump doesn't follow the law anyway.

He does what he wants with no consequences.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 04:51 PM

3. As stated above ...

They can't come from the same state and both Donnie and Ivanka live in Florida now.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:43 PM

13. They can easily work around that. W and Cheney did.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:05 PM

5. Incest is best? He sickens me. She does too.

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Response to Funtatlaguy (Reply #5)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:31 PM

11. He wants her to be president. So it makes sense he would do this.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 05:36 PM

12. I thought his running mate would be John Barron.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 06:44 PM

14. Ivanka has experience in dealing with world leaders.

Ivanka has experience in dealing with world leaders.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #14)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 06:47 PM

15. Contemporaries

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 09:06 PM

16. What about nepotism law?

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #16)

Fri Mar 5, 2021, 10:43 PM

17. Laws don't apply to Trumos.

If there is such a law, the Republicans and their SCOTUS will make sure it won’t apply.

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Response to Karadeniz (Reply #16)

Sat Mar 6, 2021, 03:08 AM

18. The "Bobby Kennedy" law? I think that only applies to appointed positions.

It might arguably stop a sitting president from nominating a relative for veep if the elected veep dies/resigns/etc. but I don't think it would stop two relatives from being running mates.

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