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The Real Donald Trump You Won't Hear About from the Liberal Media ^ | February 22, 2018 | Wayne Allyn Root

Posted on 02/22/2018 5:39:15 AM PST by Kaslin

I want to tell you about my night at Mar-a-Lago this past weekend with President Trump. 

We all hear all kinds of stories about President Trump...and all kinds of opinions about him...but few have ever actually met him, let alone spent quality time with him. I have. 

Two takeaways up front. First, as Don King would say, "ONLY IN AMERICA."

Second, this is the story of the real President Trump- up close and personal. He's nothing like the one portrayed by the hateful, liberal  "fake news" media. 

I was born a S.O.B. (son of a butcher). My dad David Root was a blue-collar butcher, who spent his workdays wearing a white apron with blood stains. My mom was a homemaker, as well as part-time cashier at the butcher store.

Only in America can a son of a butcher spend time at Mar-a-Lago with the president of the United States. Only in America would the billionaire president of the United States thank the butcher’s son for his support…and actually take time to listen to the opinions of the butcher’s son turned Vegas small businessman.

I was invited to Mar-a-Lago by my great friend Lee Lipton and his wonderful wife Erika. Lee is another example of the one-in-a-billion attitude of our great President. Lee and I met and became fast friends a decade ago because we have so much in common. Like me, Lee is a Jewish Republican small businessman- a restaurant owner in Palm Beach, Florida. 

But Lee happens to be friends with the president of the United States. 

Lee has been mentioned in recent articles about the president in the New York Times and Washington Post. When the president sat down for interviews with journalists from these newspapers, my friend Lee sat at the table. Lee is a witness to history.

I first met President Trump through Lee Lipton. Many of my opinion pieces and newspaper articles are shared with the president by Lee. Lee is a loyal friend. That could be why President Trump appreciates Lee’s friendship and counsel.

So, when Lee invited me down to Palm Beach to spend President’s Weekend at Mar-a-Lago, I jumped at the chance. I flew to Palm Beach on Friday morning and landed in time to host my nightly TV show live from Newsmax TV headquarters.

Then I rushed to a late dinner with Christopher Ruddy, the Founder, CEO and visionary behind Newsmax Media, one of the most powerful and successful political brands in the world. Chris is the man who hired me and gave me a national TV show. 

On Saturday night, Lee and I arrived for dinner at Mar-a-Lago. The restaurant was packed with the most incredible group of people in all of America- captains of industry, celebrities, high profile billionaires, media superstars. In the middle of it all sat President Donald J. Trump. 

As soon as President Trump saw me…he yelled “Wayne” and waved me to join him at his dinner table. The Secret Service escorted me through the security surrounding his table. He was having dinner with his sons Donald Jr and Eric, Eric’s wife Lara and Fox News host Geraldo Rivera. It was “old home week” for me. They’d all been guests on my radio show during the campaign…and I’ve been a guest on Geraldo’s show. We exchanged warm greetings.

Then I had my conversation with the president of the United States. I would never divulge our confidential conversation. That’s between me and President Trump. What I will disclose is the president of the United States- the busiest man in the world- remembered and greatly appreciated everything I’ve done for him. And listened intently as I told him my thoughts on a number of issues.

After dinner, as Trump was leaving, he stopped to speak to me again. This time in front of a large crowd of well-wishers, Trump said loudly, “Do you all know Wayne Root? What a fighter. What great support he has given me. Wayne is a great man.”

I was so honored by his kind words. But more importantly, that the most powerful man in the world appreciated my efforts. President Trump is so different than any other politician. This night was Exhibit A for why President Trump is beloved by middle class and working class Americans. I felt like I represented every “little guy” in America. 

Only in America. 

Trump is nothing like the man the hateful liberal media portrays. Trump has a huge heart. Trump appreciates every supporter. Trump cares what the little guy thinks. I am living proof. In that room full of billionaires and million dollar donors, Trump made me feel like the most important person in that room.

That's the real President Donald Trump the media will never tell you about. 

Now you know.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: maralago; media; presidenttrump; trump

1 posted on 02/22/2018 5:39:15 AM PST by Kaslin
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2 posted on 02/22/2018 5:44:10 AM PST by Don Corleone (.leave the gun, take the canolis, take it to the mattress.)
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To: Don Corleone

Good read. We here at FR, have seen such Trump praises before, too bad the story may never reach John Q public.

3 posted on 02/22/2018 6:03:54 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Kaslin

That’s nice.

I’ve written this before but it is worth repeating. The last time I was in Trump Tower, the pre-president was having lunch with that witch Maureen Dowd. All the waiters and bus boys told us that he was the best boss they ever had and that he would be president. A long line of foreigners stood before him waiting to take selfies with him. We left before we could take a photo but I’ll never forget those bus boys.

4 posted on 02/22/2018 6:22:23 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: DaveA37

If John Q. Public is of a mind to do so, the internet gives him many sources of information outside the so-called mainstream media bubble. There is no excuse anymore for the kind of ignorance that had the American people believing the communist Walter Cronkite was the “most trusted man” in the country. We can easily learn the truth now if we care to do so.

5 posted on 02/22/2018 6:43:21 AM PST by Avalon Memories ( Proud Deplorable. Proud born-in-the-USA American Dreamer.)
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To: miss marmelstein

I went to Trump Tower during the campaign, just to see it and get a MAGA Hat for my dad... when I was just wandering around, I asked the doorman the same type of question, and got the same type of answer.

He said that it wasn’t quite the same as it used to be, because now Mr. Trump has to go out the back way with a huge security detail, but before he ran for president, he would just walk out the door normally.

6 posted on 02/22/2018 6:58:39 AM PST by Roobarb321
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To: miss marmelstein

That is awesome. Thanks for sharing.

7 posted on 02/22/2018 7:00:33 AM PST by Kaslin (Politicians are not born; they are excreted -Civilibus nati sunt; sunt excernitur. (Cicero)
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To: Roobarb321

Apparently that is true! He was a simple celebrity. Now he’s a force of nature to be reckoned with. And, sadly, he has many enemies. Do you know that until that day I had never seen him? And I’m a lifelong Manhattanite although I also own a house in NJ.

8 posted on 02/22/2018 7:14:44 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: Kaslin

Thanks for posting. It’s refreshing to see such a positive article on Trump.

9 posted on 02/22/2018 7:20:51 AM PST by EdnaMode
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To: Kaslin

He does care about his supporters.
About 2 months ago I wrote to DJT to let him know I was very appreciative of what he was doing for our country, giving up his way of life for us.
Yesterday I received a beautiful letter from the White House, with a picture of him. He thanked me for my support and confidence in him.
I was elated.
I love My Donald!

10 posted on 02/22/2018 9:10:11 AM PST by sweetiepiezer (Winning is not getting old.)
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