At the ripe old age of 74, I've been around the block a few times but I've never before witnessed anything like this presidential campaign. I'm referring to the certified lunatic named Donald Trump. I'm not surprised that he exists, because the psychiatric hospitals and prisons are FULL of psychopaths just like him. But this is the man that the Republican Party has nominated to run for president of the United States. THAT is utterly and completely astonishing.
Read it. Or watch it. And shudder at the possibility that this man may become the leader of the Free World.
date: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 6:29 PM
subject: re: Trump’s press conference
Welcome back to the Briefing -- your fact-checking home base for all things 2016.
Yesterday, at a press conference on live television, Donald Trump seemed to invite Vladimir Putin to play an active role in this election.
That was at about the halfway mark. Trump’s campaign chairman also announced that Trump definitely won’t be releasing his tax returns ever, while Trump told a female reporter to "be quiet," and doubled down on endorsing torture tactics.
This is just your daily reminder that, unless we step up, he could be the next person in charge of our country.
Take a look below at the full transcript out of Miami, then forward it to your friends -- it’s important that everyone knows what kind of candidate we’re dealing with.
Deputy Communications Director
Hillary for America
DONALD TRUMP: Thank you. Thank you. So it has been 235 days since "Crooked Hillary" Clinton has had a press conference, and you as reporters who give her all those glowing reports should ask yourselves why and I'll tell you why. Because despite the nice platitudes, she has been a mess. You look at what's happened with ISIS, which isn't even mentioned. You look at what is happening with law and order. They don't even mention our police. They mention everybody but our police. They don't have an American flag on the dais until we started complaining. And then they ran up with two very small little flags. One that we saw. So you know I put myself through your news conference often, not that it is fun. 235 days, no news conference for Hillary Clinton. You ought to check it out. Because there is a lot going on. Her great disloyalty to the person that rigged the system for her, Debbie Wasserman Schultz. She totally rigged it. Bernie Sanders never had a chance. And total disloyalty. It is like, you're fired! Get out, fast. The email situation. Now I call it the double email situation. Both very serious. What was said in the last ones to the DNC was horrible, absolutely horrible. If I would have used language like they used about religion, about race, about everything else that they discuss in those emails, I would have had to run and hide and probably drop out of the race. With her, everything's just fine. So just ask yourself, why she doesn't have news conferences? And honestly, the reason is because there is no way she can answer questions because the job she has done is so bad. When they talk about change, I noticed they have change - she has been there for 30 years. 30 years. There is no change. Years. It will be the same. It will be extension of Obama, in my opinion worse. She lied about TPP. She was for TPP. She saw me on television, knocking the hell out of it because it's a horror show. It will kill all our jobs, almost as bad as NAFTA, maybe worse, which her husband designed by the way - which destroyed this country, destroyed manufacturing in the United States. I will do something about it. That will be so renegotiated. By the way yesterday, for the first time, she said she wants to renegotiate trade agreements, first time yesterday. All because of me. She also saw me talking about TPP and currency manipulation and currency devaluation. And she heard it and she said, wow, she can't win that subject in a debate. All of sudden she goes against TPP. Her Vice President is one of the biggest proponents of TPP. Now he is going against it. And Bernie Sanders was right. He was against it. They will go for TPP and vote it in very shortly after the election. If she wins, which for the sake of our country, we all hope and I hope that she doesn't. They will vote it in, just mark my words. Hopefully we don't have to worry about it. But she will vote it. She will change a comma, she will change a paragraph of the 6,000 page document that nobody even has read on our side. Just so you understand, other countries know every word, every paragraph, every single sentence, comma and period. We don't even read it, our country. Because we're led by stupid people. So she saw me talking about TPP. She realized that she couldn't defend it. Her special interests are pushing her hard because she is bought and sold by special interests. They are pushing her very hard. So she said, she is against it. The day she gets in, which hopefully will never happen, she will approve or shortly thereafter TPP and that will be another disaster for jobs in our country. Okay? So why don't we start off, any questions? Yes, sir? [inaudible] It is just a total deflection, this whole thing with Russia. In fact I saw her campaign manager, I don't know his title, Mook?
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