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    Trump got something right!

    “My life would be a lot easier if I hadn’t taken China on. But I like doing it because I have to do it,” he said, maintaining that the stock market could be 10,000 points higher if he hadn’t.
    Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’



    Yes, the market would likely have been 10,000 points higher if he hadn't taken China on. Trump actually got something correct. The market also could very well have been 10,000 points higher if he had taken China on in a sane way. No, he did not have to take on China in such a destructive way, which still shows no light at the end of the tunnel. No, we did not have be to teetering on the edge of recession. No, he didn't need to push hundreds of farmers over the edge when they were already straining to keep their farms.

    Trump "likes" doing it because he likes to break things and then take credit for "fixing" them. He told us in advance that he was fine with crashing economies because then people would be desperate and he could make deals. He really doesn't care how much pain he causes -- how much we regress before he declares that he "won" -- he just likes to break things and get attention. Like a two-year-old.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’



    Yes, the market would likely have been 10,000 points higher if he hadn't taken China on. Trump actually got something correct. The market also could very well have been 10,000 points higher if he had taken China on in a sane way. No, he did not have to take on China in such a destructive way, which still shows no light at the end of the tunnel. No, we did not have be to teetering on the edge of recession. No, he didn't need to push hundreds of farmers over the edge when they were already straining to keep their farms.

    Trump "likes" doing it because he likes to break things and then take credit for "fixing" them. He told us in advance that he was fine with crashing economies because then people would be desperate and he could make deals. He really doesn't care how much pain he causes -- how much we regress before he declares that he "won" -- he just likes to break things and get attention. Like a two-year-old.
    Biased opinion piece.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by trixare4kids View Post
    Biased opinion piece.
    Biased, and correct.
    if we had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the President clearly did not commit obstruction of justice, we would so state. Based on the facts and the applicable legal standards, we are unable to reach that judgment.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by trixare4kids View Post
    Biased opinion piece.
    It's a direct quote from Trump himself admitting his stupid Trade war is bad.
    Obstruction of Justice also applies to overt coercion of court or government officials via the means of threats or actual physical harm and also applying to deliberate sedition against a court official to undermine the appearance of legitimate authority.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’



    Yes, the market would likely have been 10,000 points higher if he hadn't taken China on. Trump actually got something correct. The market also could very well have been 10,000 points higher if he had taken China on in a sane way. No, he did not have to take on China in such a destructive way, which still shows no light at the end of the tunnel. No, we did not have be to teetering on the edge of recession. No, he didn't need to push hundreds of farmers over the edge when they were already straining to keep their farms.

    Trump "likes" doing it because he likes to break things and then take credit for "fixing" them. He told us in advance that he was fine with crashing economies because then people would be desperate and he could make deals. He really doesn't care how much pain he causes -- how much we regress before he declares that he "won" -- he just likes to break things and get attention. Like a two-year-old.


    The arsonist fireman has always been this way. Nobody makes money on a Trump deal except Trump. He takes the cream of the top and lets the rest sour. He risks little or nothing of his own. Without his nether deals with Deutsche Bank, he couldn't get a $300 line of credit. Some day, we'll see the black on with truth of his finances and real wealth and know what a fake, which he has always projected onto others, he is.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’



    Yes, the market would likely have been 10,000 points higher if he hadn't taken China on. Trump actually got something correct. The market also could very well have been 10,000 points higher if he had taken China on in a sane way. No, he did not have to take on China in such a destructive way, which still shows no light at the end of the tunnel. No, we did not have be to teetering on the edge of recession. No, he didn't need to push hundreds of farmers over the edge when they were already straining to keep their farms.

    Trump "likes" doing it because he likes to break things and then take credit for "fixing" them. He told us in advance that he was fine with crashing economies because then people would be desperate and he could make deals. He really doesn't care how much pain he causes -- how much we regress before he declares that he "won" -- he just likes to break things and get attention. Like a two-year-old.
    As beefheart likes to say.....Trump is non compos mentis.
    It's disgraceful. I'm going to maybe and I'm looking at it very seriously. We're doing some other things that you probably noticed like some of the very important things that we're doing now. But we're looking at it very seriously because you can't do that. - President Donald J. Trump

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by MrWonka View Post
    It's a direct quote from Trump himself admitting his stupid Trade war is bad.
    So you are saying the "opinion piece" from the O/P is not biased? He's making a guess based on a Trump comment...
    Maybe instead of saying he is biased, we'll just say the author is speculating.

    Stocks are up 29% under the Trump presidency...
    Trump said, If the trade war is successfully resolved, the Dow could rise to 30,000 points.

    Where did he admit his "stupid trade war" is bad? He didn't.
    He said the stock market would likely be higher if he didn't take on China's theft of our intellectual property and trade deals but he feels it was time that a president took this problem on.

    I'll wait for your concession.
    Last edited by trixare4kids; 08-22-19 at 11:52 AM.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by RaleBulgarian View Post
    Biased, and correct.
    I've changed my mind and I'll leave out the biased and incorrect part.
    The author is merely speculating based on a Trump comment from yesterday. He's hypothesizing.

    There is no way of telling if the author's speculations would be correct.

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Trump never said the above.

    Here's what he said,

    “Somebody had to take China on,” Trump told reporters during a White House visit by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, when asked about wide-ranging tariffs he has imposed on imports from China. “This is something that had to be done. The only difference is I am doing it,” he said.

    “China has been ripping this country off for 25 years, for longer than that and it’s about time whether it’s good for our country or bad for our country short term. Long term it’s imperative that somebody does this,” he said.

    Trump, who is seeking re-election, again dismissed such fears, saying: “We’re far from recession.”

    Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy - Reuters

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    Re: Trump got something right!

    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’



    Yes, the market would likely have been 10,000 points higher if he hadn't taken China on. Trump actually got something correct. The market also could very well have been 10,000 points higher if he had taken China on in a sane way. No, he did not have to take on China in such a destructive way, which still shows no light at the end of the tunnel. No, we did not have be to teetering on the edge of recession. No, he didn't need to push hundreds of farmers over the edge when they were already straining to keep their farms.

    Trump "likes" doing it because he likes to break things and then take credit for "fixing" them. He told us in advance that he was fine with crashing economies because then people would be desperate and he could make deals. He really doesn't care how much pain he causes -- how much we regress before he declares that he "won" -- he just likes to break things and get attention. Like a two-year-old.
    I can't get around the WaPo paywall. Can you proved the quote from the article in which Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession?

    Thank you.
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