Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Article shows that Donald Trump has had Russia-mania for over thirty years.

Courtesy of the Hollywood Reporter:  

In 1986, the future president met with one of the few Americans who knew Mikhail Gorbachev, seeking information about the USSR's new leader and revealing plans to ask Ronald Reagan to post him to Moscow. 

Donald Trump, in the mid-1980s, aggressively pursued an official government post to the USSR, according to a Nobel Peace Prize winner with whom Trump interacted at the time. 

"He already had Russia mania in 1986, 31 years ago," asserts Bernard Lown, a Boston-area cardiologist known for inventing the defibrillator and sharing the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize with a top Soviet physician in recognition of their efforts to promote denuclearization. Lown, now 95 and retired in Newton, Massachusetts, tells The Hollywood Reporter that Trump sought and secured a meeting with him in 1986 to solicit information about Mikhail Gorbachev. (Gorbachev had become the USSR's head of state — and met with Lown — the year before.) During this meeting, Lown says, the fast-rising businessman disclosed that he would be reaching out to then-President Ronald Reagan to try to secure an official post to the USSR in order to negotiate a nuclear disarmament deal on behalf of the United States, a job for which Trump felt he was the only one fit. 

"He said to me, 'I hear you met with Gorbachev, and you had a long interview with him, and you're a doctor, so you have a good assessment of who he is,'" Lown recalls. "So I asked, 'Why would you want to know?' And he responded, 'I intend to call my good friend Ronnie,' meaning Reagan, 'to make me a plenipotentiary ambassador for the United States with Gorbachev.' Those are the words he used. And he said he would go to Moscow and he'd sit down with Gorbachev, and then he took his thumb and he hit the desk and he said, 'And within one hour the Cold War would be over!' I sat there dumbfounded. 'Who is this self-inflated individual? Is he sane or what?'"

Sane? Oh no, not by any stretch of the imagination.

This article is from May of this year, but for some reason I never saw it.

It is very informative however in that it shows a younger Donald Trump, obsessed with Russia, and arrogantly convinced that only he can bring about peace between our two countries.

And look where we are today.

29 comments:

  1. Interactive Trup-Russia timeline:

    http://billmoyers.com/story/trump-russia-timeline/

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    1. Anonymous4:41 AM

      Thanks.
      If you’re having trouble finding your way through the blizzard of facts, leaks, rumors and lies howling around the Trump/Russia connection, we have just the guide for you. What Don’t You Know About the Trump/Russia Connection? Bill Moyers talks to Steven Harper, author of our new interactive feature, about what he's learned researching the connections between Trump, his team and Russia going back nearly four decades. http://billmoyers.com/story/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-trump-russia-connection/

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  2. Anonymous4:33 AM

    Now he thinks he is wiser. He gave the job of peace in the Mideast to son in law Jared Kushner.

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    1. Anonymous5:49 AM

      >>>“We have a lot of smart people. I tell you what. One thing we’ve learned. We have, by far, the highest IQ of any cabinet ever,” the president-elect told a crowd of GOP bigs gathered for a luncheon at his Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC.<<<

      BONUS!!! A Spicey dropping! Spicey pimps tRUMP AND tRUMP's HOTel!

      >>>He’s going to his own hotel? I think that’s pretty smart,” said Spicer, who was asked about Trump’s business interests colliding with his coming governmental duties.

      “It’s a stunning hotel. I encourage you to go there if you haven’t been,” he said.<<<


      Yabbut I'd worry about some of the GOoPer slime rubbing off on me if I ever went there. Or is the Groper slime?


      Source for quotes: http://nypost.com/2017/01/19/trump-says-he-has-the-smartest-cabinet-nominees-in-history/

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    2. Anonymous10:33 PM

      Any of us should feel free at any time to call one of 45*'s palatial properties and make reservations for 200 Syrian refugees.

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  3. Anonymous6:02 AM

    Hey 2 of don's wives were born in communist countries. 4 of his children are of foreign mothers. Don has ties to underworld in several communist countries, Yes unfortunately we have been forced to get to know this ugly human. RESIST.

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  4. Anonymous6:16 AM

    And unfortunately, his children inherited his sense of entitlement and arrogance.

    (Except Tiffany, but seems everything is "except Tiffany" in that family.)

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    1. Anonymous7:42 AM

      She's going to Harvard law this fall-think she got in on her grades?

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    2. Anonymous7:57 AM

      @7:42, no I just meant that she doesn't have the same involvement in the family business, fake charities, and the hubris of the other 3 assholes.

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    3. Anonymous8:41 AM

      The Rump doesn't see the kids as worth any bother or even acknowledgement until they are through college. Unless they are Ivaaaaaahhhhhhnka.

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    4. Anonymous9:56 AM

      :42 ,actually it seems she does get the grades necessary to attend.Of course she was raised well away from Trump.

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  5. Anonymous6:46 AM

    Slack investor Josh (Jared's brother) Kushner and Putin friend Wendi Deng (Murdoch) were in Kremlin (HT @funder), just days before DNC leak
    22. Kushner's Russian ties
    ( see https://twitter.com/khanoisseur/status/824712710570938368 ) go deeper than Leviev, Abramovich–more Putin's billionaire buddies are funding him

    https://twitter.com/Khanoisseur/status/825850985155227648

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    1. Anonymous8:42 AM

      And didn't Ivanka meet Wnedi for vacation last summer, too?

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    2. Anonymous9:34 AM

      8:42 AM, Croatia. Many, many connections, many get togethers. This is Ivanka's tight circle of friends. Wendi is happy she is teaching her daughter Chinese and impressing grandpa with her talent.

      Ivanka is a close adviser of the president. Wendi is no dummie and she knows her way around, I am sure she has plenty of advise for the Kushners and China business. Along with her other expertise.

      They say that Trump goes with the last person he talks to, how often is that person Ivanka?

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    3. Anonymous10:15 AM

      @9:34>
      "I am genuinely convinced, to the bottom of my soul, that Wendi Deng is the most terrifying woman on the planet."

      "documentary Born Rich “wearing a necklace with a silver cross”"
      "Enter Wendi, who orchestrated a chance meeting between the lovelorn pair on the Murdoch yacht (because seriously, what aspiring yenta hasn’t?), leading directly to their engagement, wedding, and Ivanka’s conversion to Judaism, by now the most famous since Ruth’s in the bible—and the reason why we’re all supposed to think it’s fine that her father is cool with white supremacists."
      "a photo of herself and Wendi Deng, grinning in designer summer finery as they overlook the ancient Croatian city of Dubrovnik, last seen in American popular culture (which, let’s face it, is basically what the Trump campaign is), as the stand-in for King’s Landing on Game of Thrones."

      1 year ago Aug 15-2016...

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    4. Anonymous10:31 AM

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3742473/Jared-Ivanka-broke-religious-differences-Wendi-Murdoch-play-cupid-surreptitiously-inviting-weekend-yacht-trip.html

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    5. Anonymous10:37 AM

      @10:15 Aug 15 2016 again!
      Croatia or CRIMEa?>
      hand to DICK! uP^ or down.
      Read the next Po$'T'
      Port Acce$$ isis everything...

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    6. Anonymous11:04 AM

      Nancy Reagan was Ronnie's best advice and she used an astrologer, I forgot her name. But Ronnie was influenced by Nancy (astrologer).

      So Wendi Deng (Murdoch) may be forming our policies and who would know? They think it is Ivanka. I doubt the Chief of Staff even knows what goes on. He can only manage people coming in and out of the West Wing.

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    7. Anonymous11:13 AM

      10:31 AM Jared and Ivanka once broke up because she wasn't Jewish - only for Wendi Murdoch to play cupid by surreptitiously inviting them both on a weekend yacht trip

      Wendi has some reputation, she must be very persuasive.

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    8. Anonymous12:01 PM

      Dasha Zhukova Ivanka Josh and Jared Kushner
      http://cs305205.vk.me/v305205641/4882/70wCkPDeYxk.jpg

      Dasha Zhukova Lauren Santo Domingo Karlie Kloss
      https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/61/83/31/618331d659a5796a29057311d5b6abfb.jpg

      Joshua Kushner Bio
      https://i.ytimg.com/vi/ZcvY5QmAC1k/maxresdefault.jpg

      Joshua Kushner, dancing models.
      https://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2015/05/07/fashion/20150507SCENE/s/20150507SCENE-slide-BNN6.html

      Murdoch, Kushner socializing
      https://static01.nyt.com/images/2011/06/26/fashion/jpKUSHNER3/jpKUSHNER3-jumbo.jpg

      Joshua Kushner, Dasha Zhukova, Karlie Kloss, Carter Cleveland
      http://thedailytruffle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/DXP_2322-600x480.jpg

      8 August 2017 Dasha has been seen partying with friends in the US in recent weeks, while Abramovich attended event alone
      'He wanted it to be a mini-Europe, she wanted it to be a mini-Ibiza: Roman Abramovich, 50, and his socialite wife, 36, 'rowed bitterly over plans for their £360m St Petersburg island'
      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4770760/Roman-Abramovich-divorced-wife.html

      According to the rags Roman Abramovich has been in St Peterburg. His wife Dasha Zhukova is in the states partying with her friends. Recent photo with friends:
      http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/08/08/00/430D7A1000000578-4769746-Another_friend_shared_a_photo_of_a_laughing_Dasha_centre_with_fr-a-19_1502149622412.jpg

      I don't think Roman was on the plane in New Jersey. Donald Trump puts Secret Service at a distance, as Russian oligarch’s plane flies into New Jersey during golf vacation
      http://www.palmerreport.com/opinion/trump-secret-service-russian-oligarch-new-jersey-vacation/4185/

      Ivanka and Jared deplaned in New Jersey behind Donald Trump with their older children for his golf vacation.
      http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/08/04/23/42F8BCC200000578-4762290-Family_affair_While_her_eldest_kids_walked_with_her_father_Ivank-a-46_1501884991084.jpg

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  6. Anonymous7:39 AM

    Happy days with the bromance of the century.
    Why some people think that Donald Trump is close to Russia http://thenewdaily.com.au/news/world/2016/08/16/donald-trump-russia/

    http://1v1d1e1lmiki1lgcvx32p49h8fe.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/0817trump-russia.png

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  7. Anonymous8:16 AM

    Good friend Ronnie? From what I've read Trump tried to get a personal audience with him and failed. https://www.google.com/amp/www.gq.com/story/ronald-reagan-donald-trump-failed-bromance/amp

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  8. Anonymous8:23 AM

    T anus needs to clip his eyebrows.

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  9. Anonymous9:03 AM

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DGpolRrUIAAze7P.jpg

    My ? Where is tinydjt's left fi$'T"?
    an$wer> Right where pOOty wants it!

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  10. Anonymous9:38 AM

    ,,,and arrogantly convinced that only he can bring about peace between our two countries.

    And in 1 hour no less!

    An ass then, an ass still.

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  11. Anonymous9:56 AM

    $eXxx. LIE$. VideoPeePee 'T-Shitgibbin Ape.

    "containing explosive allegations of extensive secret collusion between Trump and the Kremlin, is a key part of that investigation."

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/07/donald-trump-russia-dossier-christopher-steele-devin-nunes

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  12. Anonymous11:45 AM

    Trump's been stupid all his life. He isn't going to change now.
    Beaglemom

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    1. Anonymous8:12 PM

      How true. Unfortunately.

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  13. Anonymous8:15 PM

    It would be interesting to see how Vlad and Donnie really met. What secrets they share? What is their grandiose plans?
    I wonder who are all the players?
    Bottomline, someone knew that America was ripe for the picking. I don't think Trump was that smart to orchestrate this whole fiasco. Maybe an old KGB comrade, aye?

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