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Donald Trump to sue Bill Maher after bet feud
Politico ^ | February 4, 2014 | Kevin Cirilli

Posted on 02/04/2013 7:48:56 AM PST by Zakeet

Donald Trump said Monday that he’s suing liberal comic Bill Maher for $5 million for charity because Maher did not follow through on a public bet he made on “The Tonight Show.”

“He promised me $5 million for charity if I provided certain information,” Trump said Monday on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends.” “Well I provided the information. He didn’t pay. So today I sue Bill Maher for $5 million for charity.”

Last month, Maher said on NBC to Jay Leno that he would pay $5 million to Trump’s charity of choice if he provided a birth certificate proving that he’s not “spawn of his mother having sex with orangutan.” It was similar to an offer Trump made to President Barack Obama during the presidential campaign season, in which Trump wanted Obama to release his college records.

“[Maher] made me an offer. I accepted the offer immediately, and he didn’t come through with the $5 million,” Trump said on Fox News.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


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KEYWORDS: lawsuit; maher; trump
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To: Clint N. Suhks

LOL - Excelente!


21 posted on 02/04/2013 8:55:57 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: bkepley

Are verbal agreements legally enforceable?


22 posted on 02/04/2013 8:58:10 AM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: Mich Patriot
Well I'm pretty sure Maher's mom somehow conceived while douching herself...how else could the result be explained?

It's called anal intercourse ... and it's been an almost limitless source of lawyers, politicians and libtards for decades!

23 posted on 02/04/2013 9:02:38 AM PST by Zakeet (Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage - Mencken)
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To: Zakeet

Plus interest and court costs.


24 posted on 02/04/2013 9:05:46 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Zakeet
Well I'm pretty sure Maher's mom somehow conceived while douching herself...how else could the result be explained?

It's called anal intercourse ... and it's been an almost limitless source of lawyers, politicians and libtards for decades!

Geraldo not to busy these days...perhaps he can investigate the said cavity.

25 posted on 02/04/2013 9:12:34 AM PST by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: ottbmare

Totally agree. I hope Trump takes Maher for everything he has!


26 posted on 02/04/2013 9:15:56 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: canuck_conservative

I searched for this question and now i won’t have to ask it. I notice no answers.
I find it hard to believe its enforceable.


27 posted on 02/04/2013 9:19:47 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: wiggen

After Trump makes the socialist fraud Maher pay for putting his foot in his mouth. I think as part of the settlement Maher should have to prove he is not a lizard dressed up in a suit.


28 posted on 02/04/2013 9:38:24 AM PST by spawn44 (MOO)
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To: Mich Patriot

Not douching - She was giving herself an enema.


29 posted on 02/04/2013 9:45:07 AM PST by Bob
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To: brownsfan
Personally, I'm glad this is happening. It needs to happen way more often. Folks need to be held accountable for their actions.
30 posted on 02/04/2013 9:47:56 AM PST by Mathews (Ecclesiastes 10:2 (NIV))
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To: Zakeet

Okay. Nice play on Trump’s part.

However, a name on a birth certificate doesn’t prove who “spawned” The Donald. I wonder if Maher has the brass ones to respond so.

The courts are forcing states to put the names of two homosexual individuals on birth certificates when it is impossible for the child to be the result of a union between said couple.


31 posted on 02/04/2013 9:49:13 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: spawn44

I just don’t understand why a court would enforce this.


32 posted on 02/04/2013 9:50:01 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Zakeet

If Maher said the same of Obama, the Liberals wouldn’t be laughing, now would they?

Court Jesters never make fun of the King.


33 posted on 02/04/2013 9:56:21 AM PST by Kickass Conservative (I only Fear a Government that doesn't Fear me.)
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To: Zakeet; Bob

I framed this poorly, but I meant to say that since Maher’s dad was in fact a douche...


34 posted on 02/04/2013 9:59:44 AM PST by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: canuck_conservative

Oral agreements are binding, at least in some jurisdictions. I don’t know about NY where presumably Trump would sue the pig. In this case, Maher made his bargain (with its very gross implication) on national TV. Trump surely has his witnesses to the oral agreement.

I doubt Trump would hire a lawyer who didn’t know precisely what he could and could not do. He wouldn’t want to file a suit only to have it dismissed on motion.

IF Trump proceeds and wins, I hope it’s the charity of HIS choice and not Maher’s.


35 posted on 02/04/2013 10:15:02 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: Zakeet

Lol. Go Donald!


36 posted on 02/04/2013 10:21:10 AM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: Zakeet

Bill Maher: tall, dark, and handsome, charming, brilliant, charismatic, honest, credible -— did I leave anything out?


37 posted on 02/04/2013 10:37:13 AM PST by Amagi (Obama is never so animated as when he is assaulting the Constitution.)
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To: Amagi

A couple of kilos of coke.


38 posted on 02/04/2013 10:45:45 AM PST by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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To: rottndog

What’s that?!


39 posted on 02/04/2013 12:20:38 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: nikos1121
"... I wouldn’t be so quick to say that this is a frivolous law suit."

Slander? Interfering, by slander, his profession?

HA, HA, HA! I'd like to know. Lawyering is my hobby!

Happy Housewifery is my profession.

TIA!

40 posted on 02/04/2013 12:31:21 PM PST by hummingbird
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