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Trump Eyes Run as 'Americans Elect' Presidential Candidate
ABC News/VIA Yahoo News ^ | Dec 14, 2011 | Amy Bingham

Posted on 12/15/2011 1:37:21 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The Donald is at it again. After citing his possible independent presidential bid as the reason only two GOP candidates agreed to attend his Newsmax-sponsored debate, which he backed out of moderating on Tuesday, Donald Trump is continuing to stoke the rumors that he will launch a presidential bid, this time as a possible Americans Elect candidate.

"Thousands of e-mails from folks urging me to seek the Americans Elect Presidential nomination," Trump tweeted from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account Wednesday morning.

Americans Elect is the first online, independent presidential nominating convention that aims to gain ballot access in all 50 states. According to Elliot Ackerman, the group's chief operating officer, Americans Elect is not a third party , but a second way to nominate a presidential candidate.

They have already secured a spot on the 2012 general election ballot in 11 states, are waiting for confirmation on their submitted petition signatures in three states and are in the process of collecting signatures in 15 others. So far 2.1 million people across the country have signed the Americans Election petition in support of ballot access.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: eyes; presidency; trump

1 posted on 12/15/2011 1:37:30 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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2 posted on 12/15/2011 1:38:36 PM PST by newheart (Newt's a loose cannon, but at least he knows who the real target is.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Obama’s trump card


3 posted on 12/15/2011 1:42:02 PM PST by molson209
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Trump himself would likely pull GOP support...but Americans Elect leans HARD left from what I’ve seen, so it could be a wash, or net benefit for the GOP.


4 posted on 12/15/2011 1:42:44 PM PST by RockinRight (If you're waiting to drink until you find pure water, you're going to die of dehydration.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Obama’s trump card


5 posted on 12/15/2011 1:43:23 PM PST by molson209
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

I don’t know who has the bigger head, Trump or O’Reilly. In any event, I’m sick of both of them.


6 posted on 12/15/2011 1:44:40 PM PST by truthkeeper (Vote Against Barack Obama in 2012! (That's my story and I'm sticking to it.))
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To: molson209

Exactly


7 posted on 12/15/2011 1:45:24 PM PST by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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To: molson209

Exactly


8 posted on 12/15/2011 1:45:35 PM PST by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Never trust a guy with a bad comb over.


9 posted on 12/15/2011 1:46:52 PM PST by Signalman
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To: RockinRight
Americans Elect leans HARD left

My first clue was when I heard one of their spokesmen say that they're "non partisan" which means cave in to the left.
10 posted on 12/15/2011 1:47:20 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The election of 1860 had four candidates, if my memory serves me.


11 posted on 12/15/2011 1:49:09 PM PST by redpoll
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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Donald .... time to buy a vowel

12 posted on 12/15/2011 1:53:16 PM PST by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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We already have a circus and now the Donald wants to add another sideshow so the big eared clown can steal the show for another four years.


13 posted on 12/15/2011 1:56:15 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Michelle hurt the Donald’s feelings, along with all those other rascally Republicans who declined his debate. Now the Donald can get back to what he always intended, a third party run to help obama.


14 posted on 12/15/2011 2:03:32 PM PST by pallis
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To: Signalman

Dipped in TANG.


15 posted on 12/15/2011 2:04:39 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: newheart

LOL

Can I finish?


16 posted on 12/15/2011 2:07:03 PM PST by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Vigilanteman

Trump is selling books my fear is that the Obama Axie machine will win no matter who goes against Obama.The Voter ID laws alone with Holder now pushing it.

http://www.ncsl.org/?tabid=16602

Instead of griping about whose favorite candidate did what and so on.Why don’t we do something as the GOP are rock stupid and could care less.We need a candidate. And Gingrich Im afraid is McCain with an encyclopedia.Don’t let the Obama trolls win. We are all on the same side.We will unite in the end.


17 posted on 12/15/2011 2:08:26 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

“Americans Elect” is run by high level Democrat operatives, with a very thin veneer between it and George Soros’ money.


18 posted on 12/15/2011 2:10:20 PM PST by EternalVigilance
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19 posted on 12/15/2011 2:11:36 PM PST by montyspython ((Romney-Perry-Obama ... No Way))
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Trump will have to fight Bloomberg for the nomination and Bloomie is willing to spend as much as Donald Trump has.


20 posted on 12/15/2011 2:17:21 PM PST by xkaydet65 (IACTA ALEA EST!!!')
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To: Vigilanteman

Guess he intends on building in chi-cago


21 posted on 12/15/2011 2:17:47 PM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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22 posted on 12/15/2011 2:19:54 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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You always get this Trump for Prez talk whenever the Obama Eligibility issue becomes hot. Sherrif Joe about ready to lower the boom on Obama


23 posted on 12/15/2011 2:28:19 PM PST by RealImmigrant (National Security begins at the Border)
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And Gingrich, I'm afraid, is McCain with an encyclopedia.

Couldn't have said it better myself. To which I might add

  1. Perry is McCain with a Texas accent.
  2. Romney is McCain with better hair and more polish as a speaker.

At this point, I can only hope we can get a brokered convention where a real conservative rides in to the rescue.

24 posted on 12/15/2011 2:38:46 PM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

He is not a conservative. He was praising Obama until about a year ago or something. He is a phony. A saboteur.


25 posted on 12/15/2011 3:01:48 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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"Thousands of e-mails from folks urging me to seek the Americans Elect Presidential nomination," Trump tweeted

When Trump bloviates about his self importance in the presidential race, he is just as important to the process as is an elephant passing gas to the circus. Both are unpleasant, distracting and thankfully, of short duration.

26 posted on 12/15/2011 3:49:35 PM PST by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: RealImmigrant

Holder is going to have Arpaio in a federal lockup long before anything discovered by a county sheriff in Arizona is vetted. And to be honest, if he spent county resources on a matter outside his office’s competence he is liable for state prosecution as well for misallocation of county tax monies.


27 posted on 12/15/2011 3:56:34 PM PST by xkaydet65 (IACTA ALEA EST!!!')
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"Thousands of e-mails from folks urging me to seek the Americans Elect Presidential nomination," Trump tweeted from his @realDonaldTrump Twitter account Wednesday morning.

"The lurkers support me in e-mail!"

28 posted on 12/15/2011 4:16:09 PM PST by Burkean Buckleyite
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To: newheart

Correct and the sitting president lost, Bush 41. It would be pretty shrewd if one of ours could hijack that AE.


29 posted on 12/15/2011 5:47:27 PM PST by Fred (On Newt Gingrich - He is a sociopath, but he is our sociopath)
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To: GeronL

I did always say he loves the Clinton’s too much too really want to save this country.


30 posted on 12/15/2011 6:02:14 PM PST by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: pallis; All

True, Trump will be the Republican’s Ralph Nader.


31 posted on 12/15/2011 10:59:09 PM PST by gleeaikin
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“True, Trump will be the Republican’s Ralph Nader”

More like another Ross Perot.


32 posted on 12/16/2011 8:35:31 AM PST by pallis
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