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Donald Trump Didnít Want to Be President
NY Magazine ^ | January 3, 2018 | MICHAEL WOLFF

Posted on 01/03/2018 11:14:05 AM PST by EdnaMode

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the campaign headquarters had remained a listless place. All that seemed to distinguish it from a corporate back office were a few posters with right-wing slogans.

Conway, the campaign’s manager, was in a remarkably buoyant mood, considering she was about to experience a resounding, if not cataclysmic, defeat. Donald Trump would lose the election — of this she was sure — but he would quite possibly hold the defeat to under six points. That was a substantial victory. As for the looming defeat itself, she shrugged it off: It was Reince Priebus’s fault, not hers.

She had spent a good part of the day calling friends and allies in the political world and blaming Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee. Now she briefed some of the television producers and anchors whom she had been carefully courting since joining the Trump campaign — and with whom she had been actively interviewing in the last few weeks, hoping to land a permanent on-air job after the election.

Even though the numbers in a few key states had appeared to be changing to Trump’s advantage, neither Conway nor Trump himself nor his son-in-law, Jared Kushner — the effective head of the campaign — ­wavered in their certainty: Their unexpected adventure would soon be over. Not only would Trump not be president, almost everyone in the campaign agreed, he should probably not be. Conveniently, the former conviction meant nobody had to deal with the latter issue.

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We have a nominee for Trump's Most Dishonest and Corrupt Media Awards!
1 posted on 01/03/2018 11:14:05 AM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

This story should definitely win honorable mention at President Trump’s media awards come Monday.


2 posted on 01/03/2018 11:14:57 AM PST by TheStickman (#MAGA all day every day!)
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To: EdnaMode

I wish I could get paid to write fiction.


3 posted on 01/03/2018 11:16:32 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: EdnaMode

I guess we’ll be seeing this guy Wolff on every news talk sho now. Ban on, too...


4 posted on 01/03/2018 11:16:42 AM PST by clintonh8r (I've been banned from TheHill.com. #Proud)
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To: EdnaMode

He didn’t want to be president, but he colluded with Russia to make it happen!


5 posted on 01/03/2018 11:17:12 AM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: EdnaMode

Isn’t this the same clown who is pimping his new “book” in which he claims Bannon called President Trump a traitor? Bargain bin fodder.


6 posted on 01/03/2018 11:17:19 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (2017 - The year the liberals' "sexual revolution" strikes back!)
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To: EdnaMode

Exactly!!!

What a BS story, if I ever heard one......


7 posted on 01/03/2018 11:17:42 AM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: EdnaMode

hmmm, I spent millions of MY OWN money, took out the liberal media lies, fought a hostile GOP to get the nomination and i DID NOT WANT to be president?

Liberal stupidity folks. Nothing to see here..


8 posted on 01/03/2018 11:18:25 AM PST by beergarden
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To: EdnaMode

Definitely, today has provided President Trump with new nominees for his awards presentation next Monday.


9 posted on 01/03/2018 11:18:56 AM PST by edie1960
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To: EdnaMode
Right up until the last weeks of the race, the campaign headquarters had remained a listless place.

And yet somehow, Trump was holding two to three campaign rallies a day all across the country.

10 posted on 01/03/2018 11:19:23 AM PST by Flick Lives (https://goo.gl/GxGKQh)
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To: EdnaMode

He’s a WOLFF in Snake’s clothing...................


11 posted on 01/03/2018 11:19:33 AM PST by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: EdnaMode

Whoo Hooo!. We’ve now come full circle. They were saying this during the campaign. “He will quit” “He will quit after 1 year.....”

They must have brought out the Jan 03, 2017 file from their DNC talking points instead of the Jan 03, 2018.

Check the “auto headlines” app.


12 posted on 01/03/2018 11:21:53 AM PST by gubamyster
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To: Tanniker Smith

Yeah it’s amazing!


13 posted on 01/03/2018 11:21:58 AM PST by EdnaMode
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To: EdnaMode

Why would anyone put themselves through what Trump has been through if they did not genuinely want to be President?

And we are very fortunate that it appears he genuinely wants to do what is best for America.

Since Reagan, most have wanted to be President for nefarious reason.


14 posted on 01/03/2018 11:21:59 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents-Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: EdnaMode

Where is the “Not this shit again!” meme?


15 posted on 01/03/2018 11:22:30 AM PST by winner3000
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To: EdnaMode

I I seem to recall an interview of Trump long ago with him saying he didn’t want to go into politics, but would if things got bad.


16 posted on 01/03/2018 11:22:49 AM PST by Jonny7797
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To: Red Badger

An alternate universe. Not a very nice one.


17 posted on 01/03/2018 11:22:53 AM PST by Louis Foxwell (Islam is Satans finest work.)
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To: beergarden

Maybe he didn’t WANT to be President, like Hillary, but felt he needed to do it for the good of the country.


18 posted on 01/03/2018 11:23:20 AM PST by Glenmore
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To: EdnaMode

People who don’t want to win don’t work as hard for victory as he did. He did so many appearances, and took so little time off.


19 posted on 01/03/2018 11:24:05 AM PST by married21 ( As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: edie1960

Those awards should come out weekly.


20 posted on 01/03/2018 11:24:08 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj ("It's Slappin' Time !")
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