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Sat May 23, 2020, 02:16 AM

White House Press Secretary Goofs Up, Broadcasts Trump's Banking Details

Source: Huffington Post

05/23/2020 12:04 am ET

Trump’s donation to the Department of Health and Human Services shown off by Kayleigh McEnany included a few too many details.

By Mary Papenfuss



LEAH MILLIS/REUTERS


White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany holds up a donation check signed by Donald Trump for $100,000 made out to the “Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health” — complete with bank account details.

Oops. White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Friday inadvertently revealed President Donald Trump’s banking details to a massive audience as she showed off a check he had written.

Trump’s bank account and routing number were visible on the paperwork McEnany displayed to the media at a press briefing, The New York Times noticed.

The information could typically be exploited to hack into an account. But the president’s account would likely have high-level protections to ward off theft.

The $100,000 check signed by Trump and written on a Capital One account, which looked like the real thing, had bank details attached. It was made out to the Department of Health and Human Services to help “support the efforts being undertaken to confront, contain and combat the coronavirus,” McEnany explained at the press conference.

Read more: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-kayleigh-mcenany-check-banking-details_n_5ec88b6dc5b6e9d302566529

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Reply White House Press Secretary Goofs Up, Broadcasts Trump's Banking Details (Original post)
Judi Lynn May 23 OP
Historic NY May 23 #1
The Wielding Truth May 23 #2
Rollo May 23 #3
ArizonaLib May 23 #6
Progressive Jones May 23 #13
Dixc May 24 #36
Journeyman May 23 #4
iwillalwayswonderwhy May 23 #5
LastLiberal in PalmSprings May 23 #20
truthisfreedom May 23 #7
Garion_55 May 23 #8
Botany May 23 #9
Alwaysna May 23 #10
mahatmakanejeeves May 23 #11
LudwigPastorius May 23 #21
oldsoftie May 23 #26
KSNY May 23 #33
Karma13612 May 23 #12
paleotn May 23 #14
llmart May 23 #15
paleotn May 23 #16
oldsoftie May 23 #27
paleotn May 23 #30
oldsoftie May 23 #32
Bengus81 May 24 #40
Javaman May 23 #17
mtngirl47 May 23 #19
Walleye May 23 #18
LudwigPastorius May 23 #22
Ford_Prefect May 23 #23
Maribelle May 23 #24
oldsoftie May 23 #28
pandr32 May 23 #25
Chemisse May 23 #29
pandr32 May 23 #31
Kali May 23 #34
GETPLANING May 24 #35
Yeehah May 24 #37
Bengus81 May 24 #39
Bengus81 May 24 #38
Beartracks May 24 #41

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:24 AM

1. Some Nigerian is saying he hit the jackpot...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:24 AM

2. OMG. Why would she have that?

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Response to The Wielding Truth (Reply #2)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:42 AM

3. She's Plump's new chew toy...

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Response to Rollo (Reply #3)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:53 AM

6. It probably bounced already (the account probably never had $100k in it)

Now he is likely twisting arms for get something from someone in exchange for funding the account so that they can try depositing the check again.

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Response to The Wielding Truth (Reply #2)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:16 AM

13. No accident. Trump was bragging. nt

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Response to The Wielding Truth (Reply #2)

Sun May 24, 2020, 10:54 AM

36. They just printed it

and have no intention of sending it?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:51 AM

4. Golly Whataninny . . .

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:52 AM

5. Selfless acts of charity are quiet

Public acts of charity, given to a press secretary have a different purpose.

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Response to iwillalwayswonderwhy (Reply #5)

Sat May 23, 2020, 09:59 AM

20. +1000

Every thing in Trump's brain is zero sum. He wouldn't give a "donation" to charity unless he got something back.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 03:31 AM

7. The wheels fell right off the clown car with this new bozo the clone.

Another faux snooze clone bungler.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 03:34 AM

8. Russia....if you are listening.....or china...of a fat guy in the basement

go to it.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 04:49 AM

9. I call B.S. on the whole thing .... written on a Capital One account

A billionaire has a capital one account?

"written on a Capital One account"

BTW $100,000 is a lot less then the $130,000,000 he has cost America for his golfing.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 04:53 AM

10. That's about one dollar for each counted covid victim death.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 06:26 AM

11. "The level of incompetence in this office is staggering." From the New York Times:

Kevin M. Kruse Retweeted

The level of incompetence in this office is staggering.



The White House likes pointing out that Trump donates his salary to worthy government purposes. But this time it displayed his actual check, including the account and routing numbers. ⁦@anniekarni⁩



Trump’s Press Secretary Displays One of His Checks in a Little Too Much Detail

The $100,000 check was made out to a government agency. This time his account and routing numbers were clearly visible.



President Trump’s press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, did not appear to use a mock check as others have done.Credit...Pool photo by Andrew Harrer

By Annie Karni
May 22, 2020

WASHINGTON — It’s a feel-good story that President Trump’s press secretaries have relished over the years: the quarterly announcement of which government agency Mr. Trump has selected to be the lucky recipient of his salary, an easy way to show the president sticking to his 2016 campaign pledge to forgo his $400,000 salary and donate it.

In the past, the $100,000 check from Mr. Trump has been made out to the Small Business Administration initiative to help veteran entrepreneurs, to the Office of the Surgeon General to fight the opioid epidemic, and to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, among other places.

But on Friday, Kayleigh McEnany, the White House press secretary, did not just reveal that the president was sending his salary to the Department of Health and Human Services to help “support the efforts being undertaken to confront, contain and combat the coronavirus.”

She also displayed the president’s private bank account and routing numbers.

The $100,000 check she held up like a prop appeared to be a real check from Capital One, complete with the relevant details. An administration official said mock checks were never used in the briefing.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Reply #11)

Sat May 23, 2020, 10:01 AM

21. "The level of incompetence in this office is staggering."


Counterpoint: Her eye shadow and fake lashes look competently (if a bit pronouncedly) done.

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Response to LudwigPastorius (Reply #21)

Sat May 23, 2020, 01:51 PM

26. Yes, I've been told that fake lashes are now "in" again.

I'd love to be the one who decides whats "in" & "out"
For example; the high waisted jeans are BACK in style. Now I feel like I'm in the 8th grade again, And i didnt like 'em back THEN either

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Reply #11)

Sat May 23, 2020, 04:13 PM

33. On purpose so that funds can be sent directly to his account?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:16 AM

12. Since when do government agencies get

Donations?
If I wanted to donate $500 to the FTC, I can do that?

Wha?🧐

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:27 AM

14. So what?

Even if it's real, he's throwing a pittance at the colossal fuck up he created. +40 million Americans are out of work. Nearly 100K Americans are dead, and growing every single day. $100K is going to make that all better? Um, no. You can't take that back with a check. And the money is really just giving back to the government a small portion of what he's grifted from taxpayers since taking office.

Oh...the bank info....well, hire a bubble headed bleach blond and that's exactly what you get.

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Response to paleotn (Reply #14)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:33 AM

15. It's also a pittance compared to other wealthy well-known people.

I thought he was a billionaire? (Actually, I never thought that but he said that.) Oprah just gave something like $12 million. Others have given in the millions. Even if this is real, he probably stole it from the taxpayers first and then makes a big show of it. How crass.

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Response to llmart (Reply #15)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:36 AM

16. Exactly. Others have given well into 7 and 8 figures...

I guess $100K was all Donnie could afford.

That's $1 for every dead American....no, it's now $0.97 for every dead American..... now its $0.85 for every dead American.

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Response to paleotn (Reply #14)

Sat May 23, 2020, 01:52 PM

27. His followers love to point out that Obama didnt donate HIS pay

Thats his only game.

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Response to oldsoftie (Reply #27)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:19 PM

30. I know it's lost on them...

but there's zero evidence he's donating anything. And even if he is, he's grifting vastly more from the federal coffers. I've given up trying to explain things like that to people as dumb as fence posts. At this point, I'm running so low on empathy I just say fuck them. Catch a deadly disease, die and rid the rest of us of their worthless existence.

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Response to paleotn (Reply #30)

Sat May 23, 2020, 03:21 PM

32. Oh, i'm pretty sure he's doing it. But like you said, he's getting a TON more.

Profit!

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Response to paleotn (Reply #30)

Sun May 24, 2020, 02:37 PM

40. That asshat has probably made close to $1M on golf cart rentals to the Secret Service....

In four years. Just got another $180K the other day for cart rentals at Bedminster. He must be planning to go there a bunch or his fucking over the taxpayers on cart rentals that will never be used.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:37 AM

17. Not a day goes by without some sort of fuck up by this admin nt

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Response to Javaman (Reply #17)

Sat May 23, 2020, 09:32 AM

19. This! n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 08:38 AM

18. We all donate a large part of our salaries to the government

It’s called taxes. A concept trump can’t grasp

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 10:21 AM

22. If it's a real check, and if it doesn't bounce...

it just goes into the Treasury, per CNN.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/16/politics/trump-donates-salary-surgeon-general/index.html

Federal regulations prohibit agencies from accepting donated funds without congressional authorization. Unauthorized funds would instead be deposited into the Treasury Department's general fund.


So, despite all this grandstanding about helping to "combat the coronavirus", that money (if it actually makes it into the Treasury) could just as easily go toward a one-percenter's tax cut or toward a twelve hundredths of a percent of a new F-35.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 10:52 AM

23. Speak and Spell Barbie wins again!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 11:08 AM

24. So, Trump did deposit his presidential salary check into his own account first?

Doesn't this put a lie to Trump saying he won't take a salary?

The lying liar lies again.

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Response to Maribelle (Reply #24)

Sat May 23, 2020, 01:53 PM

28. Well, you cant donate it if you never receive it!

His tax returns would show us just how charitable he REALLY is.
May be another reason he wont release them

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 01:11 PM

25. Now that the check was used as a prop it was likely destroyed

There would be no real purpose to send it now.

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Response to pandr32 (Reply #25)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:08 PM

29. Good point! He may cut a check every quarter, but does he actually send it? n/t

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Response to Chemisse (Reply #29)

Sat May 23, 2020, 02:49 PM

31. His history says no

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 23, 2020, 07:35 PM

34. the chewed off fingernails don't match with the wierd fake eyelashes

MEOW!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 12:33 AM

35. Incompetence is their brand

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 02:19 PM

37. Maybe she didn't know she was on TV?


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Response to Yeehah (Reply #37)

Sun May 24, 2020, 02:32 PM

39. LOL..maybe not. One of those protest bitchers said Trump's CV pressers aren't on TV

But ALL of Cuomo's are. Gawd,I guess she doesn't get many channels.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 02:31 PM

38. Same person at the WH do her spray on tan and Trump's??

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 03:47 PM

41. Uh... I don't think you can just send a personal check to a government agency.

AFAIK, Congress has to allocate additional funding to that agency. Maybe Trump then did this personal check thingy as a way of taking credit?

Or maybe it's related to some Executive Order? But still, funding would come from the Treasury, not from Trump's personal checking account. Smells like a stunt to me.

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