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Response to Dulcinea (Original post)

Thu Jan 23, 2020, 10:50 PM

1. As usual, the key fact here is misrepresented

Trump asked a foreign leader to investigate a potential 2020 rival and illegally withheld military assistance in an effort to gain leverage.


That's not accurate. Here's the proper representation:

Trump asked a foreign leader to announce an investigation of potential 2020 rival and illegally withheld military assistance in an effort to gain leverage.

I consider that a significant detail because it shows that trump didn't care about any real investigation. In fact, it's probably the last thing he wanted if it were to come up with nothing, especially before the election. No, all trump wanted was the announcement (on a pre-scheduled CNN interview with Zelensky) so he could use that TV appearance in campaign ads and gin up The Bund with "lock him up."

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