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  • Trump: Obama Cut Deal with Saudis to Keep Oil Prices Low Until Election

    06/14/2012 8:03:14 AM PDT · by izzatzo · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/13/2012 | Breitbart
    CNBC HOST: Donald, you see the OPEC news this morning? Venezuela wants OPEC to stop pumping more, overproducing, they are saying, that, because Saudi Arabia is pumping above the limits it's supposed to be doing to help us out a little bit and Venezuela is complaining and right now you're looking at oil prices at about back around $82. DONALD TRUMP: That's still very high, Becky, they should be at $30 if you look at free market. I think Saudi Arabia is doing Obama a big favor. Look, you have to do be a favor, I have to get elected,...
  • Bill Clinton in a china shop

    06/11/2012 1:03:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Wichita Eagle ^ | June 11, 2012 | John Dickerson, Slate’s chief political correspondent.
    Bill Clinton is the great Saint Bernard of politics, bounding around the political landscape, rescuing and providing aid while simultaneously knocking over the table lamp. Last week he hosted the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting, taking a serious look at America’s economic problems. He is also in the thick of the 2012 campaign, raising money for President Obama. The trouble is no one is better at articulating the case for Obama’s re-election – while at the same time occasionally undercutting Obama’s chances. Recently he has been on the wrong end of at least three different statements he has had to...
  • What's this? Obama longs for GOP rival like McCain

    06/02/2012 6:50:03 AM PDT · by Innovative · 40 replies
    Google/AP ^ | June 2, 2012 | JULIE PACE, AP
    President Barack Obama seems to think that the world of politics would be better if someone like John McCain were running for the White House. It's all a way of drawing a contrast with Obama's current GOP rival, Mitt Romney, and trying to convince crucial independent voters that the former Massachusetts governor is outside the mainstream. But Obama's flattering memories of McCain conflict with their campaign clashes of 2008. Back then, Obama hammered his rival as "out of touch" with many of the problems facing people in the United States. Today's platitudes also conceal the reality of Obama's current dynamic...
  • Trump: Media are biggest threat to Romney's presidential campaign

    06/01/2012 9:45:33 PM PDT · by Innovative · 62 replies
    MSNBC ^ | Junw 1, 2012 | Andrew Rafferty
    Speaking at the North Carolina GOP Convention, Trump praised Romney for his business experience and promise to stand up against China and fight for American economic interests. But the business mogul also focused a portion of his speech on his questions about where President Obama was born. It is the reason why on Tuesday, when Romney earned the 1,144 delegates necessary to secure his party's nomination, much of the news cycle was devoted to his decision to appear with Trump at a fundraiser that day. A desire by the media to protect Obama is the reason Trump told the more...
  • Obama Mouthpiece Responds to Trump's Position on Obama's Forged Birth Certificate (Jay Carney Video)

    05/29/2012 4:08:16 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 25 replies
    ObamaRelease YourRecords ^ | Tuesday, May 29, 2012; 3:27 PM
    Jay "The Clown" Carney Responds To Trump's Position on Obama's Forged Birth Certificate - VIDEO HERE - H/T SA. And video here too
  • Rush on Romney: "This is not the McCain campaign," says McC would denounce "birther" Trump (Vanity)

    05/31/2012 9:30:54 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 43 replies
    Seizethecarp (as heard on Rush show) | May 31, 2012 | Seizethecarp
    At 12:20 EST Rush applauds Willard's refusal to cave to MSM demands all day yesterday to throw Trump under the bus over Trumps "birther" statements, which Rush says McCain would have done.
  • Not surprisingly, media runs with Obama’s Trump meme

    05/30/2012 6:23:20 AM PDT · by Qbert · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/29/2012 | Jennifer Rubin
    The notion that Donald Trump’s fundraiser is some kind of debacle for Mitt Romney is one more “shiny object” stunt that is a transparent diversion by the Obama campaign so the media will avoid examining President Obama’s record. And it’s yet another indication of just how in-the-tank-for-Obama is so much of the media coverage I find it inconceivable that there are voters out there who will change their votes because Trump raised money for Romney. But relevance doesn’t equal news judgment. Voters, I suspect, aren’t so dim as to disagree with Romney’s comment: “You know, I don’t agree with all...
  • Trump has resources to settle "Birth" Issue once and for all (Vanity)

    05/30/2012 4:25:42 AM PDT · by pistolpackinpapa · 94 replies
    May 30, 2012 | pistolpackinpapa
    Here we go again. Donald Trump has revived the issue concerning whether, or not, Barack Hussein Obama was born in the U.S. Wolfe Blitzer calls his remarks "ridiculous". The media is excoriating him and tying him to Romney, in an attempt to embarrass the Romney campaign at best or hurt Romney's election chances at worst. Now, here's my question: With all the money and resources that Donald Trump has, why can he not get to the bottom of this thing once and for all? We can say that the powers that be are covering up for Prez dude. But, most...
  • Trump: A boost or detriment to Romney? (Video - Greta Sustern Interviews Trump about Obama's BC)

    05/29/2012 9:42:26 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 26 replies
    Fox ^ | May 29th, 2012 | Greta Van Sustern
    'The Donald' responds to Obama campaign attack ads that revive his birther charges, his feud with George Will and his campaigning for Romney [my quick transcript of the 18 minute interview] Trump: ...This is not an issue that he enjoys... Sustern: But see, I think though that president Obama campaign actually enjoys that the issue gets pinned to you. Trump: I totally disagree with you. Sustern: I'll tell you why -- I'll tell you why. Because they released a statement, Stephanie Cutter, who is the deputy campaign manager, just released a very strong statement referring to you as talking about...
  • Romney's birth certificate evokes his father's controversy(released today! evokes O's BC)

    05/29/2012 5:46:12 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 105 replies
    Chicago Tribune/Reuters ^ | May 29, 2012 | Mark Hosenball
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Finally, there is definitive proof: The presidential candidate was born in the United States, and his father was not. Yes, Republican Mitt Romney appears eligible to be president, according to a copy of Romney's birth certificate released to Reuters by his campaign. Willard Mitt Romney, the certificate says, was born in Detroit on March 12, 1947. His mother, Lenore, was born in Utah and his father, former Michigan governor and one-time Republican presidential candidate George Romney, was born in Mexico. So on a day when real estate and media mogul Donald Trump was trying to help Mitt...
  • Wolf Blitzer Interview Meltdown with Donald Trump Over Obama's Forged Birth Certificate

    05/29/2012 3:41:53 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 86 replies
    CNN via ^ | May 29, 2012 | Blizer/Trump
    Wolf Blitzer interview meltdown with Donald Trump Over Obama's Forged Birth Certificate - VIDEO HERE - Hat tip SA.
  • CNBC Goes Birther: Donald Trump Unloads Birther Rant After Romney Reaffirms Support (Video)

    05/29/2012 11:24:58 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 65 replies
    ObamaRelease YourRecords ^ | Tuesday, May 29, 2012 on 10:01 AM
    CNBC Goes Birther: Donald Trump Unloads Birther Rant After Romney Reaffirms Support - VIDEO HERE  - Hat tip SA. And video here.
  • Maddow Challenges Romney’s Use Of Trump While He Insists Obama Is A ‘Kenyan Usurper’

    05/27/2012 7:48:01 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 78 replies ^ | May 26, 2012 | Frances Martel/Rachel Maddow
    Donald Trump is many things, but in the political world, he has made his recent name on being a birther. This argued Rachel Maddow last night, giving him credit for being a great asset to Mitt Romney’s campaign but questioning the morality of having a birther be a great asset to one’s campaign. What to do, Maddow asked, when “the single best known household name to speak up” for you also thinks the President is a “Kenyan Usurper”? “Nobody can be responsible for the views of all their supporters,” Maddow noted, arguing that if you, the viewer, had wacky beliefs...
  • Trump, Gingrich to Campaign With Romney

    05/26/2012 11:44:27 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 9 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4-26-12 | Staff
    Former candidate Newt Gingrich and billionaire businessman Donald Trump will join presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney at a campaign event on Tuesday at Trump’s International Hotel in Las Vegas, according to CNN. Trump, who told Newsmax Wednesday that he is considering launching his own super PAC to produce anti-Obama ads, announced in February that he was backing Romney after his own flirtation with running for the White House. He even enjoyed a brief turn in the polls as the frontrunner. Romney's campaign is raffling a chance to have dinner with Trump for supporters. Playing off Trump’s popular television show...
  • Could Romney be testing Gingrich as a possible VP candidate via Meet the Press and Vegas with Trump?

    05/26/2012 9:41:57 AM PDT · by mitchell001 · 81 replies
    May 26, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Sunday, Newt Gingrich will be on Meet the Press as a Romney surrogate. Tuesday, Newt will be campaigning with Mitt Romney and Donald Trump in Las Vegas. Could Romney be testing the Newt for VP waters? Nobody, gets TV news ratings like Gingrich. Nobody can be a campaign pitbull like Gingrich. Newt can sing many songs on TV news. The other GOP VP candidates are milk toast next to Newt. Is it possible?
  • Mitt Romney’s New BFF: Donald Trump (says Obama told the truth about Kenya birth!)

    05/25/2012 2:49:30 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 114 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | May 25, 2012 | Lloyd Grove
    “A book publisher came out three days ago and said that in his written synopsis of his book,” Trump went on, “he said he was born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia. His mother never spent a day in the hospital.” “That’s what he told the literary agent,” Trump insisted. “That’s the way life works… He didn’t know he was running for president, so he told the truth. The literary agent wrote down what he said… He said he was born in Kenya and raised in Indonesia… Now they’re saying it was a mistake. Just like his Kenyan grandmother said...
  • GOP triple play: Romney, Trump and Gingrich to campaign together

    05/24/2012 4:47:58 PM PDT · by BrerRabbit · 19 replies
    CNN Politics political ticker ^ | May 24, 2012 | CNN Political Unit
    (CNN) – Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be joined in Las Vegas next week by two of his backers: former candidate Newt Gingrich and reality television star Donald Trump. The event will take place Tuesday at Trump's International Hotel on the Strip. Romney's campaign is also raffling a chance to have dinner with Trump for supporters who donate to the campaign.
  • Obama: 'I was born in Hawaii,' wink, wink (taunts Trump, complements press on digging up truth)

    04/29/2012 8:14:03 AM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 209 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | April 29, 2012 | Drew Zahn
    Barack Obama opened last night’s White House Correspondents Dinner – an annual chuckle-fest with D.C. reporters and pop culture celebrities – with a pair of jokes and a wink about his supposed Hawaii birthplace. He began with more veiled joke alluding to April 28 of last year, when the White House released to the press a copy of his purported long-form birth certificate, a move prompted in part by calls from Donald Trump to see evidence of Obama’s eligibility to be president. “My fellow Americans, we gather during a historic anniversary,” Obama said. “Last year at this time, in fact...
  • Trump On Ryan Budget: "Biggest Reason" Why GOP Would Lose In 2012 (video)

    04/11/2012 6:37:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 11, 2012 | Staff
    Donald Trump on Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.)'s budget proposal: ""It is catastrophic what he's done. If they lose, it will be the single biggest reason why the Republicans lost: the Ryan plan."
  • Trump Won’t Bar Transsexual Beauty Queen From Shot at Miss Universe Canada Title

    04/02/2012 8:27:44 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 2, 2012 | Dean Schabner
    Jenna Talackova, the Canadian beauty queen, won’t have to fight Donald Trump for a chance to compete for the Miss Universe Canada title after all, even though she was born a he. Talackova is everything you think of when you hear the words “beauty queen.” With her bright smile, flowing blonde hair and viciously long legs, you can’t deny she’s stunning. But Talackova, 23, was first disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada competition because she was born a male, according to CTV. Talackova was originally selected as one of 65 finalists for the Donald Trump-owned competition and her profile and...