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Trump endorses Romney, cites tough China position and electability
FoxNews ^ | Feb 2, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 02/02/2012 1:00:27 PM PST by nuconvert

Edited on 02/02/2012 2:14:45 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

Donald Trump endorsed Mitt Romney for president Thursday, saying he's impressed by the Republican candidate's debate prowess and believes he could easily beat President Obama in November. 

"Mitt is tough. He's smart. He's sharp. He's not going to allow bad things to continue to happen to this country that we all love," Trump said in Las Vegas, telling the candidate to "go out and get 'em." 

The real estate mogul, speaking briefly with reporters before the announcement, said that even though he "never knew" Romney before the race began, he's come to know him in recent months. 

"His general attitude and the last two debates were very impressive," Trump said. 

He also cited Romney's position on China, calling the former Massachusetts governor

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: biggirlsdontcry; braking; china; electability; endorse; endorsements; romney; trump; trump4romney; trumpcankissmyass; trumpisaleftistpos; trumpisaliberal; westicktogether
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To: xzins

I said two weeks ago, I was not sure of either of the 4 remaining on the GOP side. I am more unsure now than ever. I don’t feel like we have a chance in winning. When the GOP is as split as it is and everyone of the remaining 4 getting endorsements, just makes me sick we didn’t have better choices.

121 posted on 02/02/2012 1:43:06 PM PST by JFC
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To: Buddy Sorrell
I believe Paula Abdul has endorsed Jim Beam.


122 posted on 02/02/2012 1:43:06 PM PST by pogo101
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To: nuconvert

Crony capitalism at its best. Trump is a snakeoil salesman like Romney. Just what deals were made between the two of them before this endorsement? Old republican establishment politics.

Now Romney will go to Trumps casino and put on a show. If Romney becomes president (God forbid) watch the cronyism go into high gear. I hear Romney doesn’t care about the poor. Trump cares even less. Newt will do well without him.

123 posted on 02/02/2012 1:43:22 PM PST by mardi59
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To: nuconvert

I wonder if they intentionally leaked Newt as the person Trump was going to endorse just to dispirit us.

The elite HATE us and think we’re all mouth-breathing morons. They fully expect we will be there, willingly or not, come election day - just as we were last time. In truth, they are our enemy every bit as much as the Democrats. And they are very powerful.

124 posted on 02/02/2012 1:43:33 PM PST by Pravious
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To: napscoordinator
What? FREEPERS were cheering that he was going to endorse Newt and calling him a great conservative. I wonder if the FREEPERS will change their tone now. See I can’t stand Trump.

If you haven't realized...many of FReepers are unstable in all their ways...tossed about like a ship on the ocean. They are probably the same freepers who will believe a PPP poll when it shows them GOOD things...but cry foul when it heralds a double digit win for Romney in Florida...saying it can't be trusted and "they don't believe it!" They will scream at dims for recess appointments but if a republican turns around and does the same thing...or 6 years from now...they will cheer and rationalize it. They supported Bush as he ran up the deficit....relentlessly.

Need I go on? I can.

125 posted on 02/02/2012 1:45:27 PM PST by NELSON111
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To: nuconvert

“Reality TV star, Donald Trump, who endorsed and contributed money to Harry Reid and Charlie Rangel will travel today to Nevada to endorse a Republican candidate?

Please explain to us why anyone would care.

Please explain to Republican voters in Nevada why they should consider the opinion of a billionaire from New York who endorsed the arch enemy of all Republicans in Nevada, and really the enemy of all Republicans in the US.

Hopefully, media reports of this event will include this delicious irony.”

~~ Ron Paul

126 posted on 02/02/2012 1:45:34 PM PST by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: GOPsterinMA

don’t watch Kelly anymore since she started on that shrink and attacked him .
Then she said she supported homosexuals and she has pals which are cross dressers and she has no problem with it.

Then she brings on Sally Khon to her show who now gets a job at FOX

A media matters Soros homosexual activist stooge now hired at FOX and is good pals with Kelly.
What is the betting Kelly had something to do with that job for her pal.

Can’t stand Kelly and I hope everyone else on our side wakes up and stops giving her ratings and let her lose her show

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To: Proudcongal

This endorsement stuff stinks of the Romney cabal. Every time there’s an endorsement flap you can guarantee the little Romney twits are behind it. Remember when they put out the garbage about Fred dropping out and endorsing McCain? Or even Bachmann yesterday. Then the target has to spend time straightening out the story instead of getting his message out.

Early in Rush’ show today he said that Gingrich’s campaign said they knew NOTHING about any Trump endorsement. That tells me Romney’s little trolls were feeding the false story to their media pals. That way the story now is Newt is PISSED, instead of one a billionaire endorses an out of touch rich guy who doesn’t care about poor people.

128 posted on 02/02/2012 1:47:18 PM PST by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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Post of the day for sure! you are 100 percent correct. Sometimes it is very humorous but mostly it is annoying.

129 posted on 02/02/2012 1:48:43 PM PST by napscoordinator (Go Santorum!)
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To: pogo101

Trump has no influence. It’s amazing that the media sees this as consequential. It’s amazing that Freepers consider this consequential.

This is just publicity for his tv show.

130 posted on 02/02/2012 1:49:52 PM PST by Ted Grant
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To: cricket
By Monday no one will care or remember Trump endorsing Newt.

Being a proud birther, I was fooled by Trump. He said things I wanted to hear and I ignored the things I didn't want to be true. But now, it turns out, many of you were right all along. He is a shyster and an opportunist. I can't support anyone who supports Romney. I will NEVER vote for Romney. He will be our latest McCain. New Zealand is a little far, Canada is looking nicer & nicer.

131 posted on 02/02/2012 1:49:57 PM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Pravious

Well if they really believe we are going to be there on election day
they are in for a very rude awakening, just like the rude awakening
they are giving to all of us every election season. If it were not for Sarah
last election cycle we would not have been with McCain. I DO NOT GIVE

132 posted on 02/02/2012 1:50:15 PM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: kjo


People move up to the beltway or the north east and then over time become pro homo, pro cross dresser, liberal, etc

Romney will be meeting more of the elitist and over time like Bush become more liberal then he already is, if that is possible.

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To: Bobby_Taxpayer

Obama vs Romney...or someone else? Can’t support either of the two liberals. So who does that leave? Maybe Newt? I don’t think he would abandon the GOP. Paul? Not much to choose from.
If Romney gets the nomination and Ron Paul goes 3rd party, I will vote Ron Paul over Romney. In that scenario RP odds are as good as Mitts in my opinion.

I want Gingrich. Go Newt!

134 posted on 02/02/2012 1:50:41 PM PST by Irenic
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To: napscoordinator
Fox News is saying that Newt is PISSED OFF big time.

Thank God. It's about time somebody got pissed off instead of whimpering away. I'm pissed off.

Look at the endorsements Newt has gotten as opposed to Romney. I'll side with Newt. Win or lose.

135 posted on 02/02/2012 1:50:57 PM PST by McGruff (46 States To Go)
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136 posted on 02/02/2012 1:51:32 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: McGruff

bahahaha wolf blitzer playing old clips of trump hammering romney.

137 posted on 02/02/2012 1:52:21 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: McGruff

bahahaha wolf blitzer playing old clips of trump hammering romney, and asking him to respond.

138 posted on 02/02/2012 1:52:56 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: napscoordinator
FOX News is Romney Central Propaganda. I wouldn't believe anything those dorks stumble to read off their talking points w/o outside corroboration. CNN reported that Newt's campaign said they didn't know anything about the Trump endorsement. It's really not much of an endorsement coming from another social liberal; but, I'm sure Romney will smirk about it; thus increasing his unfavorables.

I agree on the “hard work” also takes core values, intellect and the ability to articulate that intellect a whole lot of money ...and a large, efficient and effective organization helps a lot, too!

Newt didn't ask anyone to change the rules ...he asked the GOP to ABIDE BY THEIR OWN RULES. Don't fall for the propaganda.

Take care.


139 posted on 02/02/2012 1:53:12 PM PST by Ozymandias Ghost
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To: nuconvert

140 posted on 02/02/2012 1:53:24 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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