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Donald Trump revealed part of his foreign policy advisory team today at a meeting with the Washington Post editorial board.
According to WaPo, Trump began the hour-long meeting by pulling out a list of some of his foreign policy advisers:
“Walid Phares, who you probably know. Ph.D., adviser to the House of Representatives. He’s a counter-terrorism expert," Trump said. "Carter Page, Ph.D. George Papadopoulos. He’s an oil and energy consultant. Excellent guy. The honorable Joe Schmitz, [was] inspector general at the Department of Defense. General Keith Kellogg. And I have quite a few more. But that’s a group of some of the people that we are dealing with. We have many other people in different aspects of what we do. But that’s pretty representative group.”
Trump said he plans to share more names in the coming days.
originally posted by: mOjOm
a reply to: onequestion
While I fully agree that you're theory would work pretty much exactly like you've pointed out. I'm not sure that is how it would go down.
He's sucking up to very important groups of the type you're talking about. He's Pro-Military Spending. He's Pro-Israel. He's Pro-Christian.
Those are very influential and powerful Elite Organizations there which as long as he pays them their dues will shield him from others who might want him erased. Of course he'll have to do what they want, when they want or suffer the same fate at their hands.
But who knows. Even with him paying his full respects to them they might still find it more in their favor to sacrifice him like you say. I might create enough chaos for them to increase their control with their solution to the problems they've created.
"I do think it’s a different world today, and I don’t think we should be nation-building anymore," Trump said. "I think it’s proven not to work, and we have a different country than we did then. We have $19 trillion in debt. We’re sitting, probably, on a bubble. And it’s a bubble that if it breaks, it’s going to be very nasty. I just think we have to rebuild our country."
He added: "I watched as we built schools in Iraq and they’re blown up. We build another one, we get blown up. We rebuild it three times and yet we can’t build a school in Brooklyn. We have no money for education because we can’t build in our own country. At what point do you say, 'Hey, we have to take care of ourselves?' So, I know the outer world exists and I’ll be very cognizant of that. But at the same time, our country is disintegrating, large sections of it, especially the inner cities."
originally posted by: awareness10
hmm i agree there are powerful people trying to stop Trump and playing every dirty trick in the book, which is failing miserably.
It's a power game we're seeing right now, but i absolutely believe that Trump is smarter than they want people to think, he's well aware of these 'back room people' and he's calling them out.
originally posted by: tadaman
a reply to: 727Sky
Its hard to get past 24/7 coverage of 1-3 people hitting a jackass over and over again to actually read what a potential candidate has to offer.