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Re: Stormy Weather (Trump & Women)

Post by Isgrimnur » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:27 am

As they should be.
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Re: Stormy Weather (Trump & Women)

Post by Kurth » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:03 am

Isgrimnur wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:27 am
As they should be.
Yep. Crazy abuse of power here. And what are the chances the officers involved were just acting on their own on this one and not taking directives/suggestions from . . . others?
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Re: Stormy Weather (Trump & Women)

Post by malchior » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:12 am

Kurth wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:03 am
Isgrimnur wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:27 am
As they should be.
Yep. Crazy abuse of power here. And what are the chances the officers involved were just acting on their own on this one and not taking directives/suggestions from . . . others?
Many assumed it was an abuse of power from the start. Trump has a lot of support in that region especially amongst law enforcement so they certainly could have acted independently.

It's only an anecdote but I have a friend who just joined LE as a career. He is psyched because he has always wanted to be a LEO but the Trump worship is something he has related as what sounded like a concerning aspect. Also, detectives have a lot of independence so it wouldn't be that odd for it to not be a "conspiracy".

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Re: Stormy Weather (Trump & Women)

Post by El Guapo » Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:23 am

malchior wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:12 am
Kurth wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:03 am
Isgrimnur wrote:
Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:27 am
As they should be.
Yep. Crazy abuse of power here. And what are the chances the officers involved were just acting on their own on this one and not taking directives/suggestions from . . . others?
Many assumed it was an abuse of power from the start. Trump has a lot of support in that region especially amongst law enforcement so they certainly could have acted independently.

It's only an anecdote but I have a friend who just joined LE as a career. He is psyched because he has always wanted to be a LEO but the Trump worship is something he has related as what sounded like a concerning aspect. Also, detectives have a lot of independence so it wouldn't be that odd for it to not be a "conspiracy".
FWIW going from the article, none of the e-mails gave any real indication of an outside directive - most of the e-mails are the relevant officer e-mailing stuff to themselves about Stormy in advance of arrival. Unfortunately I wouldn't be shocked if some Trump-adjacent thug called local police to get this started, but the most likely explanation is that this was an overzealous cop coming at this from a Fox News / Trump devotee perspective, wanting to take down some slut who is defaming the President of the United States. Though stuff like this is itself a natural byproduct of Trump's rhetoric and style.

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Re: Stormy Weather (Trump & Women)

Post by Skinypupy » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:04 am

Avenatti is now representing three more women are claiming that Trump/Cohen paid them to keep quiet about affairs.
Michael Avenatti, the attorney who represents porn star Stormy Daniels, said Thursday that he is representing three other women who claim they were paid by Donald Trump, AMI and Michael Cohen to keep quiet.

Avenatti was doing a panel in West Hollywood that included Mayor John Duran, former federal prosecutor Steve Madison and Mariana Magana Gamero, who is part of the Coalition for Human Immigration Rights of Los Angeles.

During the panel, Avenatti stood up and announced the information to the audience. He said the women claim they were paid "hush money" by AMI Entertainment, Trump and his attorney Michael Cohen. He did not reveal what they were paid to stay quiet about.

"There are three additional female clients of mine that have not been disclosed that were paid hush money prior to the 2016 election, whether it be from Michael Cohen on behalf of the president, an entity that Michael Cohen formed, or AMI," he said.
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