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Trumps future

  • Jail

    Votes: 6 12.5%
  • Convicted but pardoned by Biden on condition he not re-run for pres or any other political office

    Votes: 2 4.2%
  • Resist and appeal to his zombie base for civil war

    Votes: 20 41.7%
  • (least likely) weasel his way out of his legal troubles

    Votes: 9 18.8%
  • Becomes broke after settling huge state and civil lawsuits and withdraws from the scene

    Votes: 6 12.5%
  • Dies from a stroke or heart attack upon seeing his worst nightmares come true

    Votes: 17 35.4%

  • Total voters
    48

Pens1566

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Is the idea that Biden and Harris will both die or something?
That obviously wasn't part of the "legit" reporting on it back then, but it's definitely implied in the rhetoric from the right that the whole point is to return the king to his rightful place ...
 
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pmv

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Trump becoming house speaker doesn’t mean shit.
Doesn't sound at all likely, but it would give him a prominent platform and the opportunity to continue to be annoying and say incredibly-stupid things and stir up his cult. On the other hand, aside from the risk of more Jan 6th type events, the main effect of giving him such a high-profile position would be to cause more problems for the Republicans than anyone else - continuing to divide the party and cause it to focus entirely on his psychodrama.
 

eelw

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<--------I would love to see this


Found mentally incompetent to stand trial. As evidence, just show the Fox News interview with Hannity.
Hmm didn’t think about this scenario. Yeah this jumps up as more likely over him actually standing trial. But he’d get arrested and serve some time at least before the he’s cray cray defense.
 

Pens1566

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It just more stupid speculation. Every rumor or accusation that involves Trump takes on a life of it's own.
https://www.businessinsider.com/matt-gaetz-wants-trump-house-speaker-3-or-4-hours-2022-2

Key piece of one of those:

"Gaetz began pushing for Trump’s candidacy as early as the summer of 2021. “Can you just imagine Nancy Pelosi having to hand that gavel to Donald J. Trump?” he mused at a rally in Iowa. “Why wait until 2024?”"

Yeah, stupid speculation ...
 
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MrSquished

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Trump's future?????
You have to remember, Donald Trump is down to the Q's
All Trump has to depend on are the Q's and the more Trump plays up to the Q's the more every other non Q republican is turned off. Lets face it, Donald Trump's magic potion is wearing off. If all you have are Q's to preach to and that will listen to you, you're in pretty bad shape.

Yes, I think the time for Donald Trump to make some miraculous comeback has left him for good. It's not gonna happen. The republicans have realized they simply no longer want all that damn Trump drama in their lives. Maybe they don't care about classified documents or lawsuits or investigations or threatened indictments, but they do care about putting up with the damn drama and that republicans are tired of.
Poll yesterday shows Trump holds a 44% favorability rating right now. That's a lot of GQP. That's a lot of our enemies right there. If you still support Trump, you are an enemy of America.
 

Greenman

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https://www.businessinsider.com/matt-gaetz-wants-trump-house-speaker-3-or-4-hours-2022-2

Key piece of one of those:

"Gaetz began pushing for Trump’s candidacy as early as the summer of 2021. “Can you just imagine Nancy Pelosi having to hand that gavel to Donald J. Trump?” he mused at a rally in Iowa. “Why wait until 2024?”"

Yeah, stupid speculation ...
It's Matt Gaetz.
This demonstrates one of the key problems of 24/7 news, the need to report every random musing of every halfwit in a position of power.
 
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Fenixgoon

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It's Matt Gaetz.
This demonstrates one of the key problems of 24/7 news, the need to report every random musing of every halfwit in a position of power.
Here's a crazy idea...I know..don't say dumb shit as a politician and you won't make the news!
 
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Pens1566

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It's Matt Gaetz.
This demonstrates one of the key problems of 24/7 news, the need to report every random musing of every halfwit in a position of power.
Gaetz is one example. There are other prominent GQP members listed (including Trump's last chief of staff) saying the same thing. They're party leaders. You can't just ignore it given what has transpired the last few years.
 
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ImpulsE69

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as much as i want him in jail, i will even be more delighted if he is nothing else but BROKE. abso-fucking-lutely BROKE. i want him to become what he despises the most - poor, reviled, and resource-less. i want him begging for change on streets, and for him to know that he is radioactive when it comes to lending him any meaningful amount of money to start a new venture scam
I would take it a step further and say wiped from the history books.
 

Indus

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Whatever happens he wont go broke. Way too many tajs in the world, the maga-faithful, willing to bankroll their deity.
I actually like that bit.

Make Trump so poor that he takes his supporters for a ride and they start getting reamed in the wallet!
 

Pohemi

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It just more stupid speculation. Every rumor or accusation that involves Trump takes on a life of it's own.
More disqualification of anything Trump-related being legitimate news? Typical @Greenman
I don't know why you can't just admit you're no different than the rest of the sycophants. You are no more 'reasonable' or level-headed.
I would take it a step further and say wiped from the history books.
At this point, there is no undoing the pull he has had on the true imbeciles of our country in the past 5 or 6 years.

Not like humans ever really learn from our mistakes/history, but I think it's important to have a record of just how much damage and fuckery this shithead did during his term. Hopefully it will serve as a warning. At least we'll have the choice to ignore it, as opposed to having no reference to this period at all.
 

amenx

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Trump as Speaker would never work. Simply because the only thing that motivates him is direct self interest. He doesnt give a crap about the GOP or countrys interests, but only in him benefiting personally at the cost of everything else. Also has ADD, a very small attention span. He cant pay attention to anyone speaking for more than 5 minutes (unless its praise about himself).
 
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Zor Prime

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Mentioned this in another thread not long ago. Trump will not run in 2024, he'll likely sit back and imagine himself king maker of sorts. As to what actually becomes of Trump, who knows. But, he is the past. DeSantis has successfully hijacked Trump's base, the torch has been passed whether or not Trump endorses it.
 

pete6032

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An option I didn't see but would have picked - pardoned by the next R president with the condition that he never run for office again. All of these lawsuits and investigations could take years to shake out. If next president is a D, he is prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
 

BoomerD

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An option I didn't see but would have picked - pardoned by the next R president with the condition that he never run for office again. All of these lawsuits and investigations could take years to shake out. If next president is a D, he is prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
that would quickly be declared to be unconstitutional. The US Constitution spells out the requirements for the presidency. ANY other restriction, including a written agreement not to run...would be struck down by the USSC.
 

pete6032

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that would quickly be declared to be unconstitutional. The US Constitution spells out the requirements for the presidency. ANY other restriction, including a written agreement not to run...would be struck down by the USSC.
I think it would be some kind of back door deal that Trump would strike with an R president. If he was on the verge of being convicted, Trump would probably try to strike a similar deal with a D president but the D president would not go for that.
 

ImpulsE69

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Mentioned this in another thread not long ago. Trump will not run in 2024, he'll likely sit back and imagine himself king maker of sorts. As to what actually becomes of Trump, who knows. But, he is the past. DeSantis has successfully hijacked Trump's base, the torch has been passed whether or not Trump endorses it.
I have no doubt that regardless of who wins 2024, later when asked if he still thinks 2020 was stolen, he will reply yes, and that as far as he's concerned, he's still president now (then).
 
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fskimospy

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I think it would be some kind of back door deal that Trump would strike with an R president. If he was on the verge of being convicted, Trump would probably try to strike a similar deal with a D president but the D president would not go for that.
I don’t think that would be necessary. If there’s a Republican president in 2024 then Trump couldn’t run until 2028, which would make him 82.
 

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