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Donald Trump: Obama might have lost
The Politico ^ | May 13, 2013 | Kevin Cirilli

Posted on 05/13/2013 2:16:37 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Donald Trump said Monday that if the details surrounding the IRS targeting tea party groups and last week’s Benghazi hearing had come out last fall, President Barack Obama might not have won reelection.

“This is a big, big story that is probably going to get a lot bigger,” Trump said of the IRS scandal on Fox News. “This is a terrible thing. It’s just not supposed to happen. They have laws against it. If this were somebody else, this would be the biggest story.”

Trump continued: “I’ve been watching it for the last four days getting bigger and bigger and even some of our liberal friends are sort of saying this is really bad. Between this and Benghazi, Benghazi — had this come out like this before the election, you could have had a different result.”(continued)

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; bho44; criminalpresident; elections; irs; mediabias; obama; romney
Of course a "president Romney" would've brought its own set of problems, but would ammunition still be scarce?
1 posted on 05/13/2013 2:16:37 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Fast-and-Furious, Benghazi-gate, IRS-gate, AP-gate...

The hits just keep on coming!

2 posted on 05/13/2013 2:17:54 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to detonate anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

yeah, well, Romney turned tail and ran upon his first encounter with flak after mentioning Benghazi. So I would not be so sure.


3 posted on 05/13/2013 2:19:20 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: E. Pluribus Unum; onyx

” Fast-and-Furious, Benghazi-gate, IRS-gate, AP-gate...

The hits just keep on coming! “

Obama is making big mistakes....overly confident(albeit deranged)


4 posted on 05/13/2013 2:21:45 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There were several of us here that said we would rather have Obama than Romney.

Romney would have given us the same policies but under the R moniker.

Obama’s Presidency is burning to the ground by all the misdeeds. I have no doubt there are more scandals to be revealed.

Average American can understand the scandal about IRS.

Maybe this will help a Republican get elected next time


5 posted on 05/13/2013 2:22:44 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: stephenjohnbanker; E. Pluribus Unum

Add Gosnell and his Planned Parenthood.
He’s the very same as Gosnell.
The pendulum is swinging back our way. Praise God! ~ and keep praying.


6 posted on 05/13/2013 2:23:55 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As wacky as Trump has been at least he has more spine than the Repub leadership and speaks up about obvious conclusions on Obummer.


7 posted on 05/13/2013 2:24:50 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only things that have propped zer0 up throughout his life are the obsequious fawnings of his white enablers and his hatred for white Christians/USA. This is all he has to sustain him through this storm. Bush had his Christian faith, family, etc. to lean on in tough times. Closeted homosexual Obama has only hatred toward those who gave him power to act as his compass through the tempest. This could start getting ugly.


8 posted on 05/13/2013 2:26:29 PM PDT by kreitzer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sorry, but the only thing that won Obama the election in 2012 was the Federal Reserve, QE, and the Fed’s ability to buy up unlimited Gov’t, agency, and crappy bank debt.


9 posted on 05/13/2013 2:27:47 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: stephenjohnbanker; MestaMachine; TigersEye; Marine_Uncle; justa-hairyape; onyx; SunkenCiv; ...
Obama is making mistakes....oh no....it is just lower level people...

Just like Pickering and Mullen said in their report..on Benghazi....

10 posted on 05/13/2013 2:28:28 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ((The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He and Reggie could have been caught tip toeing through the WH garden tulips at noon and it wouldn’t have mattered. The election fix was already in the bag.


11 posted on 05/13/2013 2:30:16 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If we had a fair and balanced media, hussein would never have been able to get elected to dogcatcher.

Control the media, control the masses.


12 posted on 05/13/2013 2:33:02 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

With the story of the AP phone records that broke this afternoon, the mainstream media may now realize that Obama betrayed them, and they can no longer afford to keep propping him up.


13 posted on 05/13/2013 2:33:04 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
RE: "Just like Pickering and Mullen said in their report..on Benghazi.... "

I wouldn't want to have to put my life on the line with either of those two in charge.
14 posted on 05/13/2013 2:33:10 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Galt level is not far away......)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Abandoned our men in the field,

jailed a scapegoat,

BUGGED THE PHONES OF THE PRESS.

—> This is an historic level of political treachery. <—


15 posted on 05/13/2013 2:36:28 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: onyx

Wee need God on this mission.


16 posted on 05/13/2013 2:36:59 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Yeah......


17 posted on 05/13/2013 2:37:46 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Can anyone tell me who actually broke this story and how they came to have the info? I don’t trust the govt anymore. I’m still thinking it’s a diversion from Benghazi/Syria cover-up.


18 posted on 05/13/2013 2:38:04 PM PDT by Scooter100 (A balanced budget means Banksters lose $Billion$.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mittens was weaker than Lil Barry, just as Mittens was weaker than McDemocrat in 2008.

Both parties pres vote totals were down from 2008. That means both parties excite less. People have figured out both are the same. I say again, time for a true second party.


19 posted on 05/13/2013 2:45:13 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: VRWC For Truth

I recall hearing all this being reported before the election. It’s just that the major media for the most part bypassed it all until now.


20 posted on 05/13/2013 2:51:23 PM PDT by inchworm
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Quem deus vult perdere, dementat prius.


21 posted on 05/13/2013 2:51:30 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: RummyChick

And 0bamaCare’s bombs are exploding all over the place.

Gonna be a long 3.5 years.....


22 posted on 05/13/2013 2:57:50 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Mandatory BB Guns for 10 Year Old Boys would solve most of America's problems.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Brilliant insight Mr Donald, absolutely brilliant.


23 posted on 05/13/2013 2:59:22 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Trust Anderson Cooper will still be doing shake-n-bake with the Cincinnati Hell House.

No Benghazi, no IRS persecution, no Gosnell, no AP taps.

CNN will probably build a Hell House torture sound stage complete with hanging chains and monkey bars for Anderson Cooper to swing on.


24 posted on 05/13/2013 3:01:34 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: gaijin

Bugged the phones of the press?


25 posted on 05/13/2013 3:08:50 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

yes. The story is blowing sky-high.

For about 90 min, now.


26 posted on 05/13/2013 3:12:05 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: RummyChick
There were several of us here that said we would rather have Obama than Romney. Romney would have given us the same policies but under the R moniker.

Insane to believe that. Totally insane.

I never wanted Romney as the GOP candidate, but frankly......that's crazy talk.

27 posted on 05/13/2013 3:13:07 PM PDT by Lakeshark (!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Let's hope this stuff derails him for a while and prevents total destruction.

Somehow I doubt it, but I am genuinely happy he's sweating and confused. I haven't felt this kind of schadenfreude in a long, long time......

28 posted on 05/13/2013 3:16:15 PM PDT by Lakeshark (!)
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To: onyx

If Gosnell had not gotten caught he'd a been a shoe-in for Surgeon General.

29 posted on 05/13/2013 3:19:05 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: PGR88

“Sorry, but the only thing that won Obama the election in 2012 was the Federal Reserve, QE, and the Fed’s ability to buy up unlimited Gov’t, agency, and crappy bank debt.”
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The people that voted for Obumbo have no clue about ANY of your points.
Obama was elected by those who have been turned into idiots
by public education and the Marxist media, and dey be looking fo dat free Obamaphone.


30 posted on 05/13/2013 3:32:04 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Slyfox

Likely so!


31 posted on 05/13/2013 3:34:28 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: kreitzer

I agree. He’ll go full Hitler.


32 posted on 05/13/2013 3:38:03 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: AlexW
The people that voted for Obumbo have no clue about ANY of your points. Obama was elected by those who have been turned into idiots by public education and the Marxist media, and dey be looking fo dat free Obamaphone.

But that is how Obamaphones, and 1000 other gov't freebies, initiatives and programs are paid for

33 posted on 05/13/2013 3:39:08 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: iopscusa

Rush often mentions that the average voter, while disagreeing with Obama’s policies, don’t connect those policies with Obama. Well, Republican leaders in Congress have the same problem. They don’t dare raise their eyes to Obama; they will circle around Carney, for instance. Charles Krauthammer is the only one so far who will pin the tail on the donkey.


34 posted on 05/13/2013 3:42:56 PM PDT by odawg
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t see how the IRS scandal would have affected the election. obama’s voter base does not pay taxes.


35 posted on 05/13/2013 3:43:06 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: onyx

I see all of these horrors as potential blessings in disguise.


36 posted on 05/13/2013 3:54:16 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: PGR88

“But that is how Obamaphones, and 1000 other gov’t freebies, initiatives and programs are paid for”
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Of course, but the people receiving the freebies are paying little or nothing. They make up Obumbo’s core constituents.
They could not care less about the productive citizens who are paying the bills.


37 posted on 05/13/2013 3:57:13 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Finally the press turned around a bit over the Benghazi debacle.

Let’s hope the MSM will come around and cover the IRS and the AP.

Too many scandals at once might be too much for MSM without appearing to be suddenly anti-administration. This might make them retreat and spike everything Obama negative.

Continue with Benghazi expose, non stop, with determination with the blessing of MSM. Take care not to appear political on the others unless we have MSM support. Follow up with investigations but be careful not to gloat and snicker in the process.


38 posted on 05/13/2013 3:57:28 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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To: kabumpo

Potential... yes.


39 posted on 05/13/2013 4:06:24 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Fitzy_888
Nope. I was wrong . make that fourth times a charm.

CC

40 posted on 05/13/2013 4:14:48 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Scooter100
Can anyone tell me who actually broke this story and how they came to have the info? I don’t trust the govt anymore. I’m still thinking it’s a diversion from Benghazi/Syria cover-up. The story broke because an IRS official apologized because of an inquiry made by Landmark Legal Foundation. The initial request went to the Treasury Department IG instead of the IRS IG. If you want to know the scoop, listen to Mark Levin's friday podcast..
41 posted on 05/13/2013 4:19:20 PM PDT by EVO X
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To: Scooter100
Oops! Messed up that last post

Can anyone tell me who actually broke this story and how they came to have the info? I don’t trust the govt anymore. I’m still thinking it’s a diversion from Benghazi/Syria cover-up.

The initial request went to the Treasury Department IG instead of the IRS IG. If you want to know the scoop, listen to Mark Levin's friday podcast.

42 posted on 05/13/2013 4:29:13 PM PDT by EVO X
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like what Trump’s saying — this time. But let’s remember that his track record is about as good as Dick Morris’s.


43 posted on 05/13/2013 4:42:54 PM PDT by BfloGuy (Don't try to explain yourself to liberals; you're not the jackass-whisperer.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

OK, but so has the entire house, on Ben Ghazi, AP, the IRS (ask Mark Levin about that).

Romney was running for president. OK we’re not happy about how it went, but, anyone bold enough to have gone after him (and Hillary, the entire establishment news media, the GOP-e, the justice department, to name a few - all at the same time, they’re a team) would have been squashed by one dirty look from Candy Crowley. Oh, that did happen.

It’s a force.

Worst one is Boehner.


44 posted on 05/13/2013 9:23:44 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Lakeshark

Looks like all the mistakes are hitting at about the same time : )


45 posted on 05/14/2013 9:40:58 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: EVO X

Thanks EVO. After the $hit hit the fan, there’s so much splatter, hard to know who threw it and where it’s all landing.


46 posted on 05/16/2013 7:31:20 AM PDT by Scooter100 (A balanced budget means Banksters lose $Billion$.)
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To: Scooter100
Thanks EVO. After the $hit hit the fan, there’s so much splatter, hard to know who threw it and where it’s all landing.

This is nothing new. Mark pointed out yesterday that Landmark Legal Foundation fought the same battle in Clinton's 2nd term and that the IRS has been used to go after political opponents since its inception.

47 posted on 05/16/2013 5:43:06 PM PDT by EVO X
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