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It *is* a big deal Mr. President Elect....

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posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 09:44 PM
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Umm...excuse me Mr. President-Elect. I voted for you but c'mon with this tweet:

"Prior to the election it was well known that I have interests in properties all over the world. Only the crooked media makes this a big deal!".

It *is* a big deal.

You are about to be President of the United States. It's very simple - do you want to do that, or do you want to "have interests in properties all over the world"?!

Be our President, sell your holdings and put the proceeds in a blind trust like President's before you.

There can't even be the potential for a conflict of interest in our President. Ever. Please put your big boy pants on and just do it for Christ's sake.

:/


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posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 09:47 PM
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a reply to: Riffrafter

Doubt it'll happen. As a businessman I'm sure he is first and foremost concerned with his own interests. Country, everyone else comes second to that.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 09:53 PM
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a reply to: Riffrafter

No, that would be stupid for real estate holdings since they are usually tied together financially, use one hotel's equity to put a downpayment on another. To sell one you may have to sell several others, and much of Trumps property is also co-owned through a consortium of investors. If he has stocks and bonds, those can be sold or go into a blind trust.

Bottom Line: How is owning hotels and golf courses causing any negative effect on a federal level? Trump hates, please go away.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 09:56 PM
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originally posted by: underwerks
a reply to: Riffrafter

Doubt it'll happen. As a businessman I'm sure he is first and foremost concerned with his own interests. Country, everyone else comes second to that.


Lord, I hope not...

What Trump should realize is that riding on a wave of populist support to win an election is a double-edged sword. The same people that swept you into office, can and will sweep you right the hell out if you turn out to be an ass clown that really didn't hear us and was only out for himself.

I think we'll know soon enough...



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:01 PM
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originally posted by: chuckk
a reply to: Riffrafter

No, that would be stupid for real estate holdings since they are usually tied together financially, use one hotel's equity to put a downpayment on another. To sell one you may have to sell several others, and much of Trumps property is also co-owned through a consortium of investors. If he has stocks and bonds, those can be sold or go into a blind trust.

Bottom Line: How is owning hotels and golf courses causing any negative effect on a federal level? Trump hates, please go away.


You're missing the point.

There will be Trump people on the National Labor Relations Board. There will be Trump people on the EPA. There will be Trump people in every facet of government. Many of which will make regulations and decisions that *directly* affect his holdings. And who do these Trump people owe their allegiance to? In a surprise move, it's Donald Trump!

Even the slightest hint of a potential for any kind of conflict of interest is absolutely *intolerable* for the President of The United States. Are you kidding me?!?

And please don't forget - I voted for him.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:13 PM
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Even the slightest hint of a potential for any kind of conflict of interest is absolutely *intolerable* for the President of The United States. Are you kidding me?!?


a reply to: Riffrafter


🤔 This type of thing should have been figured out way before he was elected. It's almost like they (news anchors, etc) thought there was no way he would be elected......

Now it's one big kerfuffle......



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:23 PM
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originally posted by: snowspirit

Even the slightest hint of a potential for any kind of conflict of interest is absolutely *intolerable* for the President of The United States. Are you kidding me?!?


a reply to: Riffrafter


🤔 This type of thing should have been figured out way before he was elected. It's almost like they (news anchors, etc) thought there was no way he would be elected......

Now it's one big kerfuffle......


Absolutely true.

But Mr. Trump can end the entire kerfuffle (great word BTW!) by doing the only right thing in this case, and tell the American people that he will be liquidating all of his holdings and putting them into a blind trust.

Issue/Kerfuffle resolved. *Poof*

He either wants to be the leader of the free world or he doesn't.

It's that easy.


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posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:30 PM
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"Liquidating all his holdings"

That doesn't sound very easy.....real estate all over the world......yep, this really needed to be figured out yesteryear



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:33 PM
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Plutocracy (from Greek πλοῦτος, ploutos, meaning "wealth", and κράτος, kratos, meaning "power, dominion, rule") or plutarchy, is a form of oligarchy and defines a society ruled or controlled by the small minority of the wealthiest citizens. The first known use of the term was in 1652.[1] Unlike systems such as democracy, capitalism, socialism or anarchism, plutocracy is not rooted in an established political philosophy. The concept of plutocracy may be advocated by the wealthy classes of a society in an indirect or surreptitious fashion, though the term itself is almost always used in a pejorative sense.[


So, is he gonna change the name to Trump's USA?

I..dont even want to read these comments because I know the righties are going to be cheering on a overt corporate takeover of the USA...because its their man who is running the corporation.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:34 PM
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Dear Liberals,

Owning property and having [actual] money is complicated...

Sincerely,
Every Adult Who Has A Job



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:37 PM
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originally posted by: Christosterone
Dear Liberals,

Owning property and having [actual] money is complicated...

Sincerely,
Every Adult Who Has A Job

Dear conservatives,
You aren't the only ones with money and land.

Sincerely,
Everyone with a brain



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:37 PM
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originally posted by: Riffrafter

He either wants to be the leader of the free world or he doesn't.


I honestly believe he didn't want it.
I think he was making a firebrand legacy. a media corporation, a movement where, like the tea party, would create die hard fans of the brand for years and decades to come as the new leader in the rebellion against the system.

there is no way he could have possibly suspected he would keep winning. Well, his blessings are his curse. now the microscope is on him and the populous support is going to be his undoing as more and more people will see him not as a man of the people, but a man of his corporate branding interests.

But he might be able to inject enough of his interests into top levels of government to at least maximize the profits before the inevitable downfall.

looking forward to his cyber security initiative..get ready for the western firewall



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:39 PM
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originally posted by: snowspirit
This type of thing should have been figured out way before he was elected.

Naaahhhh ... if we sat around and thought about it ... Hillary would be waltzing towards the White House.

Better this way. Can never forget about how bad it could have been.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:41 PM
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a reply to: Riffrafter

i got no problems with him owning property. if he steps down from the day to day running of the business and one of his kids takes over as CEO. he has the right to own all the property in the world if he wants and can afford it.

so long as we have paper wotrk showing he stepped down, and shows the one of the kids running the show, and that in no way his former company benifits from the U.S. Government it's all fine.

now if something like Cheney and Halliburton well hold up just a minute, and nip that in the bud.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:43 PM
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originally posted by: Christosterone
Dear Liberals,

Owning property and having [actual] money is complicated...

Sincerely,
Every Adult Who Has A Job

good to see intolerable people are on both sides of the aisle


you two balance each other out


(post by Christosterone removed for political trolling and baiting)

posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:44 PM
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originally posted by: Snarl

originally posted by: snowspirit
This type of thing should have been figured out way before he was elected.

Naaahhhh ... if we sat around and thought about it ... Hillary would be waltzing towards the White House.

Better this way. Can never forget about how bad it could have been.

you can never forget...something that didn't happen.

is this a mandela thing?



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:52 PM
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CNN was arguing the same point this morning. Since CNN wants Donald Trump to divest his FAMILY from interests in the Trump global conglomerate, I'm totally AGAINST him doing so.

Besides..what's stopping Donald, or anyone in power who likes Donald, from benefiting the business at any time..even if Donald Trump doesn't own it for a few years. When he (or his kids) take it back over, the enterprise could be worth 500% more than it is today, due to the favors that benefited the business while it was in the trust.



posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:53 PM
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a reply to: Riffrafter

You are a rare sight amongst the Trump crowd! I agree 100%! The problem, the big problem, with Trump is that all of his real scandals and dirt are not talked about. Sure, grabbing women by their genitals because he thinks he was a star is horrible and should have disqualified him on the spot but there are much more serious concerns about Trump, and that's F-ing scary!

What needs to be looked into is his financials because clearly he's hiding something, a lot of something, and all the evidence I need is that he refuses to release his taxes.

The reason politicians release their taxes is to prove to the country they aren't committing any kind of fraud and aren't in massive deb susceptible to being bought off, usually the fear is by foreign enemies. Yet, he refuses to release them and somehow America isn't pushing this issue.

He's hiding something and when it comes to light he may not be president anymore.
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posted on Nov, 21 2016 @ 10:53 PM
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Bwhaha that will never happen though. You'd think a man who has literally lived off his fathers wealth, and influence would take the virtuous path, and do what normal aging parents do, and pass the legacy to his children. But no, he won't. The fact that he has not yet put his assets in a blind trust and the fact that he has been dancing around this issue proves he has no intention of doing so.

Right, you voted a con-man in. A con-man who can't even redeem himself with this last act of virtue; that virtue being sacrifice for the needs of the people.


Be ashamed,




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