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Saturday, January 13, 2018

In his forthcoming book, James O'Keefe claims that Donald Trump attempted to persuade him to steal Barack Obama's records from Columbia University. He claims Trump was confident Obama was born in the US but suspected that Obama may have applied as a foreign student to help his chances of being accepted to the school and possibly qualify for some scholarships. O'Keefe tools Trump that wasn't his type of work. The White House did not respond to request for comment. Sam Nunberg confirmed that he setup up the meeting and that Columbia records were discussed but Nunberg did not believe Trump was requesting O'Keefe commit a crime.

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It was already known that Trump funded O'Keefe's Project Veritas organization and that Project Veritas was caught attempting to hire people to agitated and protest at Trump's inauguration.

#1 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018-01-12 11:11 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 5

At the time of their meeting, O'Keefe had already been convicted of breaking in and attempting to bug the phones at Louisiana Governor Mary Landrieu's office.

#2 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018-01-12 11:16 PM | Reply

Forgot the link. money.cnn.com

#3 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018-01-12 11:21 PM | Reply

Though it is certainly not beyond dumb donald to ask someone to do this, I would not believe a word that scum bag O'Keefe says.

both trump and O'keefe are liars and should not be believed

#4 | Posted by PunchyPossum at 2018-01-12 11:28 PM | Reply

#4- agreed and if not for Nunberg confirming a big party of the story then I would have wrote off O'Keefe's claim.

#5 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018-01-12 11:48 PM | Reply

#5 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018

your link doesn't work

#6 | Posted by PunchyPossum at 2018-01-12 11:58 PM | Reply

Columbia records?

Crap, I bet i still owe them money for not ordering 6 more albums in the following year...

#7 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2018-01-12 11:59 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

#3 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 201

crap never mind I must of skipped post 3

#8 | Posted by PunchyPossum at 2018-01-13 12:03 AM | Reply

Remember when Trump had "proof" OBAMA was spying on him

Harhar

#9 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2018-01-13 10:24 AM | Reply

O'Keefe is going to end up in prison for a decade.

#10 | Posted by Tor at 2018-01-13 06:50 PM | Reply

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#4, "Dumb Donald" gave me an instant Match Game flashback.

Dumb Donald

#11 | Posted by qcp at 2018-01-13 09:22 PM | Reply

Interesting to read how some are taking Keefe at his word while he is busy trying to drum up publicity for a book.

#12 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2018-01-14 02:23 AM | Reply

#12 - not a single person replying to this said such a thing.

#13 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2018-01-14 02:49 AM | Reply

Interesting to read how some are taking Keefe at his word while he is busy trying to drum up publicity for a book.

Nobody here is taking him at his word. But we know Trump funded O'Keefe and we saw Trump publicly ask Russia to commit a crime for him in 2016. It's not a great leap to believe he also asked O'Keefe to commit a crime.

#14 | Posted by rcade at 2018-01-14 12:04 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

I don't care what O'Keefe has to say about anything. Donald Trump is a more honest person and we all know, Donald Trump is the biggest liar to ever inhabit the WH.

#15 | Posted by danni at 2018-01-15 09:49 AM | Reply

They just don't make 'em like Sandy anymore.

#16 | Posted by Whizzo at 2018-01-15 10:53 AM | Reply

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