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@waltshaub 1/ It's not over by a longshot. He has created an abusive relationship with America. If you've experienced abuse or worked with those who have been abused, it's blatantly obvious. Choose your target and find their soft spot. Use flattery, gifts, etc. to win them over.
@waltshaub 2/ Inflate yourself to seem more appealing to them, paint yourself as their knight in shining armor who can solve their problems. Isolate them by explaining how nobody else understands and/or highlight flaws in "others". Get them to depend on you as much as possible.
@waltshaub 3/ As their dependence grows, remind them how lucky they are to have you, how they should be loyal to you because of all your "sacrifice". If they show signs of resistance, remind them that they owe it all to you and would be nothing without you.
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Here is a letter my client Levis just wrote to her 6 yr old son Samir, whom she has not seen or comm with in over 2 weeks. They told her he was being taken for a “bath” & would be brought right back. He is a gentle boy and very attached to his mother. She is terrified. #Basta
In the thread that follows, I will post a translation of my client Levis’s letter. It is one story among thousands.
“To: Samir The love of my life.
From: your mom. The love of your life.
Hello my love how are you? I hope you are doing well, just want to tell you that everything is ok, I am sorry my son about everything that is going on, this separation hurts my soul…”
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As a fmr immigration attorney let me be unambiguously clear. Crossing a boarder to claim asylum is *not* a crime; no under US or international law. Any child separated from a parent under that pretext is done so in direct contravention to the laws of the USA. ⚖ THREAD Pls RT.
If you came to the US without permission to apply for asylum, youmetjod of entry, whether legal or illegal *should* in no way effect your application process. Illegal entry is not a ground of inadmissibility for asylum applicants.
Unlike many other categories of applicants for immigration benefits, ppl seeking asylum in the US are not barred by having made an illegal entry; for example, sneaked across the U.S. border or overstaying a valid visa (one of the top ways people are in the country illegall).
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*Thread* KL, Hepzi, and myself will be devoting the next few days to exposing some of the fraudulent activity we’ve found while researching members of #Trump’s inner circle. We’ll save #DonaldTrump for last - BUT, this is odd and could point to #moneylaundering - OR, something
worse: like #therealPizzagate. With the missing children - and the fact that #Trump just bought out part of this business in January - and the fact that we (#TeamAvocado) have several members who were #traffickedbyTrump - AND the fact that #RogerStone IS trafficking most of
The children, it should beg the question: is this #therealPizzagate? We all know that everything the #Nazis / MAGA crowd/ QAnon crowd says is the reverse of the truth so, because they talked about Pizzagate it makes you think #Trump has at least ONE cover company for #trafficking
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You sure about that @MichaelAvenatti “no pending disciplinary proceedings against you” did @StateBarCA not receive a complaint about you? Is your former law partner Jason Frank not suing you? Unpaid taxes ring a bell or maybe #TullysCoffee ? Judge Wood must be smarter than this?
Apparently we will know soon.
Whoops! @MichaelAvenatti 100% lied to the State of New York there is in fact a complaint under review. Are attorneys allowed to file false statements🤷🏼‍♀️ @NewYorkStateAG @TheJusticeDept
documentcloud.org/documents/4469…
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💣Yikes!💣

Trump abuse of power order to dbl Amazon’s postal rates

What do Stone, Alfa, Cambridge Technologies & Project Alamo all have in common?

Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon

FBI used informant not ‘Spy’

Another Stone aide subpoenaed
🕊Thoughts & Prayers🕊

10 innocent children slaughtered, many injured again.

Fake accts multiply on social media immediately pushing RU/AltR divisive propaganda narratives.

Same MO photoshopped images of shooter wearing HRC hat or as Antifa within minutes of photo published.
🔥Abuse of Power🔥

Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon, other firms

washingtonpost.com/business/econo…
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This wouldn't happen to deal with Kushner and Flynn meeting with Russian Ambassador Kislyak at Trump Tower in Dec. 2016, would it?
2. In case people forgot about Kushner And Flynn meeting with Kislyak in Dec. 2016, see here. And this was BEFORE Obama imposed sanctions on Russia on Dec. 29 and Flynn called Kislyak to reassure him. So... an interesting date.
3. NYT story on meeting in Dec. between Flynn, Kushner and Kislyak. This was CONFIRMED by Hope Hicks.
nytimes.com/2017/03/02/us/…
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Warning ignored. So here it goes.
December 12, 2016 - Trump Tower. Details to follow...
And to be clear - by “warning ignored” I am referring to the refusal of various parties to come clean and the failure of various parties and news outlets to stop with the personal attacks on our side. Keep pushing us. #consequences #basta
Why was Ahmed Al-Rumaihi meeting with Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn in December 2016 and why did Mr. Al-Rumaihi later brag about bribing administration officials according to a sworn declaration filed in court?
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Let's start here: Dan Rather does a good job summarizing the Sinclair propaganda facet of Trump's authoritarian regime.
Rump's authoritarian behavior includes subverting democracy, failure to be transparent, failure to be accountable, nepotism, cronyism, and many dimensions of financial corruption.
Trump's authoritarianism includes thwarting the will of congress, obstructing the protection of the environment, and putting property & people & planet at unprecedented risk.

#EPA #BootPruitt #DumpPruit #FirePruitt #PruittMustGo #PruittMustResign
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‘None of this means that either the Prague or prostitutes allegation is true. But why can’t Cohen and Trump get their respective stories straight?’ motherjones.com/politics/2018/…
‘Cohen’s abandonment of this action means that the legal teams for Fusion GPS and BuzzFeed will no longer have the opportunity in the discovery phase to demand information from Cohen regarding his whereabouts and contacts during the 2016 campaign’, writes @DavidCornDC.
Michael Cohen Has Said He Would Take a Bullet for Trump. Maybe Not Anymore. nyti.ms/2vuwhYZ
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Trump Lawyer Cohen Finds Finances Taken Apart by Prosecutors. bloomberg.com/politics/artic…
Cohen’s in-laws from Ukraine, purchased 3 Trump apartments from 2003-2005, for nearly $8 million. His personal wealth has taken a drop in recent years, due to millions in taxi medallions, which have lost value. The medallions have been refinanced, and loan due to bank in 2019.
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1. BREAKING: looks like Trump's picciotto Michael Cohen was THREATENING an agent, Gina Rodriguez, with ending her career, in 2011, if she went forward with plan to allow Stormy Daniels to tell her story re: Trump.
2. Gina Rodriguez's ex husband, Randy Spears, told WaPo the whole story, as OOPSIE for Cohen, HE picked up the phone when Cohen called Rodriguez after she arranged for Stormy to tell her story to a celeb publication and earn $15k.
3. Cohen told Spears "You tell Gina that if she ever wants to work in this town again, she’ll call me immediately". Rodriguez, instead, called her lawyer.
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