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Sun May 24, 2020, 10:31 PM

GOP Congressman Asks Trump to Stop Spreading 'Unfounded' Joe Scarborough Conspiracy: 'It Will Destro

Source: Newsweek

GOP Congressman Asks Trump to Stop Spreading 'Unfounded' Joe Scarborough Conspiracy: 'It Will Destroy Us'
BY CHRISTINA ZHAO ON 5/24/20 AT 6:38 PM EDT

Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Sunday asked President Donald Trump to stop spreading baseless conspiracy theories about Joe Scarborough.

Trump earlier Sunday shared a tweet urging his 80 million followers to read a story shared by conservative publication True Pundit that claims Scarborough, the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe program, was involved in the death of 28-year-old Lori Klausutis in 2001.

At the time, Klausutis was working for Scarborough, then a Republican congressman from Florida. Police said they found no evidence of foul play in relation to Klausutis' death. Medical examiners reported that the woman had a heart condition, which caused her to faint and accidentally smack her head on a table.

Trump has revived attention to Klausutis' death almost 20 years later by repeatedly touting unproven conspiracy theories speculating that she was murdered.

Read more: https://www.newsweek.com/gop-congressman-asks-trump-stop-spreading-unfounded-joe-scarborough-conspiracy-it-will-destroy-1506273?piano_t=1

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Reply GOP Congressman Asks Trump to Stop Spreading 'Unfounded' Joe Scarborough Conspiracy: 'It Will Destro (Original post)
Judi Lynn May 24 OP
Newest Reality May 24 #1
LovingA2andMI May 24 #4
IronLionZion May 25 #6
cilla4progress May 25 #10
Stuart G May 24 #2
Lucky Luciano May 25 #12
ProfessorGAC May 25 #22
denbot May 24 #3
AtheistCrusader May 25 #18
Wash. state Desk Jet May 25 #5
certainot May 25 #7
Canoe52 May 25 #8
ProfessorGAC May 25 #23
Canoe52 May 26 #29
murielm99 May 25 #9
ProfessorGAC May 25 #24
murielm99 May 25 #25
ProfessorGAC May 25 #26
murielm99 May 25 #27
dawg day May 25 #11
Major Nikon May 25 #13
AdamGG May 25 #16
Wounded Bear May 25 #14
czarjak May 25 #15
Brainfodder May 25 #17
CTyankee May 25 #19
Bengus81 May 25 #20
onetexan May 25 #21
duforsure May 26 #31
Nitram May 25 #28
greyl May 26 #30

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 10:35 PM

1. They knew...

They knew full well the dog had rabies when they bought it.

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Response to Newest Reality (Reply #1)

Sun May 24, 2020, 10:49 PM

4. All of THIS...

Period!

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Response to Newest Reality (Reply #1)

Mon May 25, 2020, 12:09 AM

6. They knew the dog was a bear when they sold him to their idiot voters

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Response to Newest Reality (Reply #1)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:01 AM

10. Ab

solutely.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 10:36 PM

2. A Republican finally called out one of Trump's lies..A GOP Congressman..

Thank You for the post. .........................................................................

I wonder if that is the very first time I have seen something like this..?? Don't know..??

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #2)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:15 AM

12. Well Justin Amash quit the republic party over the fuckface in chief.

Last edited Mon May 25, 2020, 11:30 AM - Edit history (1)

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #2)

Mon May 25, 2020, 02:43 PM

22. That Is My Congresscritter

When he first got elected I thought he was another lying punk.
But, I was wrong about how "tea party" he would be.
I still don't like him, but he's more principled than I expected.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sun May 24, 2020, 10:42 PM

3. What has Shmoe said of Kopechne, Chandra Levy, Seth Rich...

If he had pushed any of that bullshit, I have no fucks to give.

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Response to denbot (Reply #3)

Mon May 25, 2020, 07:13 AM

18. Joe 'Dead Intern' Scarborough joked on air with notable racist Don Imus about Chandra Levy.

https://www.bizpacreview.com/2020/05/16/video-unearthed-of-joe-scarborough-ironically-joking-about-having-sex-with-an-intern-then-killing-her-921674

Joe Scar is precisely the kind of piece of shit that holds office (senate) in Florida as a Republican.



That said, I think I'll drop future mention of the issue, because A) Trump also finds it useful, and fuck helping him, and B) She wasn't actually an intern, and he wasn't there when it happened.

But Joe Scarborough is still a Republican and a spectacular piece of shit, whether he's attacking Trump these days or not.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 12:04 AM

5. Kinzinger is too much of a coward to come right out and say

Hay Trump, you really must stop with your thin skinned shenanigans lol

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 12:11 AM

7. at the time it happened there were a lot of people who it sounded fishy to

but if he's trying to sell it it likely means it really was bullshit

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 12:23 AM

8. Adam Kinzinger...from a downstate republican district where a dead republican dog

would win over mother Teresa. He’ll be getting a lot of hate mail!

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Response to Canoe52 (Reply #8)

Mon May 25, 2020, 02:46 PM

23. Untrue

I'm in that district. We are not downstate. Northeast IL an hour from Chicago.
Also, although I liked neither, both of the last 2 Rs in that seat were not mouth frothing RWNJs.
Prior to that, the district has been modulating between D & R since I was in high school.
The mayor of the biggest city is an independent, and the county board is 5-4 R.
It's an essentially purple district.
Lived here my whole life, although not always in the same town.

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #23)

Tue May 26, 2020, 03:19 AM

29. I keep forgetting how many decades since I lived there. Back then

Kankakee and Joliet were way way out in the boonies. Anything south of I-80 was considered downstate rural farm country.
Someone I was talking to recently referred to Joliet as a Chicago suburb! Things change!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 12:58 AM

9. Kinzinger is my congressman.

He is a RWNJ and an asshole. Maybe he is worried about losing his seat. He has a worthy opponent in Dani Brzozowski.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #9)

Mon May 25, 2020, 02:49 PM

24. He's Not Muriel

I thought he would be, but he's more moderate than I thought.
I live in the district too.
After Weller, who was not a tea party guy, I expected a foaming at the mouth radical.
I don't like him, but he's way less RW than I anticipated.

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #24)

Mon May 25, 2020, 02:59 PM

25. We had Manzullo before we had Kinzinger.

He was right-wing, but Adam is to his right.

I have looked at his voting record. He considers the ACA a failure. He does not meet with anyone who is not a republican who supports his agenda. He had a so-called town hall last year. It was tightly controlled and a farce. He does not listen to his constituents, unless they agree with him already.

Once in a while he throws everyone a bone by going against the republican line. That does not mean I trust him.

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Response to murielm99 (Reply #25)

Mon May 25, 2020, 04:37 PM

26. I'll Admit He's Libertarian

But, he's not to the right of the Republican party body.
He's big on food & nutrition aid,which is odd for Randian.
Don't get me wrong, I don't like him, but there are many, far worse Rs.
BTW: how did you get Kinzinger? A gerrymandering? In blue Illinois? We don't live that near one another.
Prior rep here was Weller.

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #26)

Mon May 25, 2020, 04:49 PM

27. Of course we are a gerrymandered state.

Have you looked at the 17th District? Our Democrats do it as well.

The 16th was drawn to be red. We were throwing them a bone.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:04 AM

11. 'It Will Destroy Us'

They don't care if it's wrong and libelous and a lie. They just care about the party.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:18 AM

13. I think the best possible outcome for the GOP is for Trump to get defeated

The longer he's in office, the sooner the demise of the entire GOP.

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #13)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:30 AM

16. and the country and the world

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:24 AM

14. I think said congressman has Trump confused with somebody who gives a shit...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 01:28 AM

15. Saying the quiet part out loud does obstruct intentions, Adam?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 02:32 AM

17. Please proceed, Mr. pResident!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 08:43 AM

19. "Strange bedfellows" is the term I would use for Joe Scar when it comes to Trump.

As in the old political phrase "politics makes strange bedfellows." Twas always the case (sigh).

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 11:39 AM

20. Only with thinking people. Trump's knuckle draggers will think this is "cute"

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 02:00 PM

21. i'm hoping Scarborough will slap the bastard with a lawsuit for defamation

and milk the heck out of him.

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Response to onetexan (Reply #21)

Tue May 26, 2020, 06:28 AM

31. Several people need to do that to trump

Make him pay for doing this , or he just continues doing it.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon May 25, 2020, 10:43 PM

28. Dump just incessantly keeps adding points on the con side of his resume.

His time will come. He will have to answer for every one of these crimes.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Tue May 26, 2020, 03:30 AM

30. Dude. It's already destroyed. Jump to safety, for goodness sake. nt

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