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Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:26 PM

The Trump mob hit the ground running

In the decked-out ballroom of a ritzy Washington hotel the night before Donald Trump took office, thousands of dollars flowed from political donors and a questionable casino company to an undisclosed bank account.

The lavish Asian Pacific American Presidential Inaugural Gala — the first of its kind, with a buffet-style dinner, cocktail tables draped in white cloth and live entertainment — drew more than 900 people who paid at least $75 per ticket and a handful of sponsors who shelled out much more.

https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20190412/undisclosed-cash-flowed-at-trump-inaugural-ball-with-ties-to-china-embattled-saipan-casino

But there’s no trace of the money raised that night, as required by law, The Palm Beach Post has found.

That includes donations by their biggest listed sponsors. Among them: an embattled Saipan-based casino later raided by the FBI, a Guam-based shipyard and a handful of Pacific Island hotel operators, all of which benefited from a foreign labor bill signed into law by Trump a year later.

Raising the political stakes further, one of the event’s four chief organizers, onetime Trump campaign aide Jason Osborne, followed up the event by lobbying for the labor bill to help the Northern Mariana Islands, home to the Saipan casino.

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orson Apr 14 OP
TheyLostTheirForums Apr 14 #1
foia Apr 14 #6
Grumpy Pickle Apr 14 #2
Da Mannn Apr 14 #3
batcat Apr 14 #7
Solesurvivor Apr 14 #4
orson Apr 14 #5

Response to orson (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:40 PM

1. Poor Hillary.*

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Response to TheyLostTheirForums (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 08:16 PM

6. Poor? Hillary

She got $250K per speech from banks and financial institutions trying to buy influence. I'd hardly call that poor.

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Response to orson (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:45 PM

2. Geez...these so called journalist really bust their balls trying to smear Trump.

Where were they when Hillary was running a huge " Pay to play " out of the State Department to fund her campaign ?

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Response to orson (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 06:02 PM

3. The Palm Beach post is a blog, not a real news source.

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Response to Da Mannn (Reply #3)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 10:43 PM

7. I can't think of a real news source today ...

They are all propaganda outlets.

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Response to orson (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 06:57 PM

4. You want to track down questionable money?

Go after Hillary

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Response to Solesurvivor (Reply #4)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:19 PM

5. Her tax returns are out there

Her foundation's audit reports are similarly available.

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