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Bernardo de La Paz

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October 24, 2021

When tRump said "we're going to walk down, and I'll be there with you" he declared war


Transcript of his January 6, 2021 speech to his insurrectionists: https://www.npr.org/2021/02/10/966396848/read-trumps-jan-6-speech-a-key-part-of-impeachment-trial

Excerpts (emphasis added):

Now, it is up to Congress to confront this egregious assault on our democracy. And after this, we're going to walk down, and I'll be there with you, we're going to walk down, we're going to walk down.

Anyone you want, but I think right here, we're going to walk down to the Capitol

...

Because you'll never take back our country with weakness. You have to show strength and you have to be strong.


Then he inserts the obligatory Plausible Deniability chaff:

I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard.


But he closes the speech with his call in the last minute:

And we fight. We fight like hell. And if you don't fight like hell, you're not going to have a country anymore.

...

So we're going to, we're going to walk down Pennsylvania Avenue.

...

we're going to try and give our Republicans, the weak ones, {...} We're going to try and give them the kind of pride and boldness that they need to take back our country.

So let's walk down Pennsylvania Avenue.

...


There is no question tRump was directing the anger of the mob at Pence. tRump names him 11 times in the speech.
October 19, 2021

Deripaska's plane: Aug 2016 meeting btwn Manafort & Russian ex mil intell officer (2018 report)

https://www.businessinsider.com/oleg-deripaska-jet-arrived-in-us-after-manafort-kilimnik-meeting-2018-3

A Putin ally's jet arrived in the US within hours of a meeting between Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a Russian operative

According to the report, the jet linked to Deripaska landed in New Jersey in August 2016, within hours of the meeting between then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and the former Russian military intelligence officer Konstantin Kilimnik. Weeks earlier, Manafort had emailed Kilimnik offering to give Deripaska "private briefings" about the campaign.

Though there was no evidence at the time that Deripaska received Manafort's request or that the briefings took place, investigators believed Manafort's offer created an opening that Russia could exploit to gain a foothold in the US election.

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About Bernardo de La Paz

Canadian who lived for many years in Northern California and left a bit of my heart there. (note to self: https: //images.dailykos.com/images/1043361/original/2016.09.19_sunflowers_header.jpg . https://i.imgur.com/1VKgdmc.jpeg)

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