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Collusion: Manafort and Gates met with Russian Agent in August 2016 While Running Trump Camapaign

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by duchen, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. duchen

    duchen VIP Member

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    Setting aside Trump, what about investigating Manafort?
     
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  2. flgator2

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    Has nothing to do with Trump
     
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  4. duchen

    duchen VIP Member

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    He was Trump's campaign manager when he met with the Russian spy. So, wrong.

    Nevertheless, you dodged the question. The premise of my question was, "setting aside Trump." So, if there is a basis for investigating Manafort, then the investigation is not a witch hunt. So, answer the question please. Is the investigation of Manafort a "witch hunt?"
     
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  6. flgator2

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    There never should have been an investigation to begin with, so yes they went after Manafort hoping he had something on Trump, the same with Stone. This whole thing is a complete witch hunt and waste of time.
     
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  7. OaktownGator

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    He's still there... it's just one of those weeks where he's back in drag.

     
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  8. duchen

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    Thank you for your honest answer. The campaign manager of a presidential campaign admits to meeting with a Russian spy during the campaign and, after all the hacking by the Russians and the release of e-mails and Manafort's offer to Kiliminick to work off his debts to Derapaska, you blame the investigators. Never even should have even been looked into.

    Because it is all about Trump.

    Power and party over country.

    Trump's base.
     
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  9. gatorknights

    gatorknights GC Hall of Fame

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    So let's just say the feds are coming after some dude for child abuse, and when they investigate said dude for child abuse they find not one spec of evidence or proof of alleged child abuse. They do, however, encounter mad stacks of cash and suit cases full of the Bolivian Marching powder. Is this person immune from prosecution for the trafficking of party favors that were found during the normal course of the child abuse investigation? :emoji_thinking:
     
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  10. ursidman

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    Mueller is running a tight ship. How many press conferences has he held? All will be revealed in due time.
     
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  11. AgingGator

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    No need to search for or think about hypothetical crimes with Hillary. How about just using the one that she is obviously guilty of: Mishandling Classified Information! Too bad Lynch and Comey were just as corrupt or she would be in Leavenworth!
     
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    My guess--and this is pure speculation on my part--is that Mueller & Company are sitting on a Mount Everest of evidence and they are adding to the pile so when they do wrap it up and submitted there can be no doubt as to its truthfulness, thoroughness and credibility. Is there a statute stating the report must be submitted by X date and time? Do any of us have/know/can present the legal requirements that must be met prior to submission? I know I don't. Just my guess.
     
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  13. ursidman

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    You are probably right. If so, it will then be up to the prosecutor or Congress to pick and choose the charges most likely to result in a guilty verdict.
     
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  14. fastsix

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    Why do you think people who break serious laws shouldn't be arrested and sent to prison?
     
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  15. mdgator05

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    So you think that money laundering and hacking should be legal?
     
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  16. fastsix

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    It's crazy isn't it? Mueller catches these guys breaking serious laws, they're found guilty by a jury of their peers, yet it's all a witch hunt and a waste of time? Apparently if you're a Republican, some people think laws should be optional for you.
     
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  17. fredsanford

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    This is exactly it. The law should only apply to non-rich, non-whites.
     
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  18. tarponbro

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    It seems that just about every time someone mentions this investigation or some other issues involving Donald Trump someone has to post something in relation to Bill or Hilary Clinton or Barack Obama. To those of you who do this, please get this through your thick heads -- What we are discussing is about Donald Trump and/or his campaign, not the Clintons or Obama or anyone else. Start more threads about other people if you want to but please stick to the people this post is about. I'm amazed that some successful business people are here bringing up things that are totally irrelevant to this discussion. Do you do this (change the subject) when you're in the middle of major business discussions and or business deal negotiations?
     
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  19. flgator2

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    Of course if someone breaks the law, they need to go to jail. Would you agree that if Hillary would have won, none of these investigations would have ever started? Would you agree that they used some false info and lied to the courts to spy on Trump? Mueller is looking to bring down anybody associated Trump down to force someone to turn on . He's made it clear provide info that will help this witch hunt and you can get a get out jail card or reduced time. Do you think the leftist attorneys hired by Mueller are unbiased?
     
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  20. flgator2

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    Of course not. Do you think lying and providing uncorroborated info to the fisa court to spy on people is illegal?
     
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