News HOW DONALD TRUMP’S COMPANY VIOLATED THE UNITED STATES EMBARGO AGAINST CUBA

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  1. Punctured

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    http://www.newsweek.com/2016/10/14/donald-trump-cuban-embargo-castro-violated-florida-504059.html

    A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in Communist Cuba during Fidel Castro’s presidency despite strict American trade bans that made such undertakings illegal, according to interviews with former Trump executives, internal company records and court filings.

    Documents show that the Trump company spent a minimum of $68,000 for its 1998 foray into Cuba at a time when the corporate expenditure of even a penny in the Caribbean country was prohibited without U.S. government approval. But the company did not spend the money directly. Instead, with Trump’s knowledge, executives funneled the cash for the Cuba trip through an American consulting firm called Seven Arrows Investment and Development Corp. Once the business consultants traveled to the island and incurred the expenses for the venture, Seven Arrows instructed senior officers with Trump’s company—then called Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts—how to make it appear legal by linking it after the fact to a charitable effort.

    The payment by Trump Hotels came just before the New York business mogul launched his first bid for the White House, seeking the nomination of the Reform Party. On his first day of the campaign, he traveled to Miami, where he spoke to a group of Cuban-Americans, a critical voting bloc in the swing state. Trump vowed to maintain the embargo and never spend his or his companies’ money in Cuba until Fidel Castro was removed from power.
     
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    Orange twat beard is all about the truth.
     
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    Give me a minute. I'm working on it.

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    :c
     
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    trump reminds me of Kim Jung . Spoiled little obnoxious brat. He will probably have Christie exploded at the next Super Bowl just for his entertainment
     
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    OMG he should be shot!

    this will change everything!
     
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    OK, so here's the most logical response to this damning evidence:
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    Allow me to step in here...

    Didn't Obama recently initiated a thaw in the relationships with Cuba?
    So, basically, Donald was foreseeing the direction in which US foreign policy was going to go, and made a preemptive move.
    Brilliant strategic thinking, if you ask me.
     
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    dude im not listening to some jabroni who is from another country, at least Divorce Chicken lives here and has the right to vote
     
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    fuck i wanna go to IHOP so bad and get those Fall Pancakes
     
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    Word. Just like not paying income tax. Brilliant fucker.
     
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    God Forbid! It would kill and mame half the people in ths stadium.:eek:
     
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    Take a hike you Ruskie hacker.
    Stay out of American politics!
     
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    Only a moron pays any more taxes than they have to. 90% are squandered ... just as Trump said.
     
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    I'll wait patiently while Newsweek does a similar deep-dive into the Clinton Foundation :funny:
     
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    You're quite mistaken--it is, in fact, you who have no right to vote, seeing as you pay no taxes and mooch off that sweet, sweet government tit..
     
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    I'm sorry, since when following the law is a crime?
     
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    at least i have proof that you do not live in the US :cheer:
     
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    I got news for you, he won't manage it any better, probably worse.