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Did Rachel Maddow overhype the Trump tax scoop and should she be prosecuted for an illegal act?


MSNBC employee, Rachel Maddow, made her so-called scoop of President Trump's 2005 taxes seem like a big deal, when in fact all that it showed was he paid taxes....much more than anyone might have expected. She dragged out the actual release for so long that the WH had time to scoop her scoop with a pre-emptive news release, literally bursting her balloon. She went through her usual long list of conspiracy theories, but in the end, she had nothing harmful to report. She merely played a song and dance which her audience seemed to think would reveal a smoking gun, all in the name of ratings.

 

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Lisa Vollrath (lisavollrath) says

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    bradmasterOCcal 8 months ago

    Why do "people" want to see Trump's tax returns, is it like some "people" wanted to see Obama's Birth Certificate and College Records? Either both are important or neither are important!


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    Yves (savvydating) 8 months ago

    That's interesting. By chance, do you know the year of the Bartniki v. Vopper case?


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    bradmasterOCcal 8 months ago

    Seriously, you will let Joe who gets paid by MSNBC make these factless scenarios, but you won't let president Trump say that pres Obama spied on him and his team? How can you say that Hillary won the election, and then say Russia helped Trump win?


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    Ralph Schwartz (RJ Schwartz) 8 months ago

    She really doesn't seem to know how to manage a "scoop" does she? Just another example of the news reporter trying to be bigger than the story.


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    Yes Dear (lovemychris) 8 months ago

    are you kidding? shes shot up to the top ten for her timeslot. and joy ann reid is doing great, too. the ladies are kicking butt at msnbc..and they have some great female reporters. unlike the t and a over at fixed snooze...they will bring trump down


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Scott Bateman (promisem) says

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    bradmasterOCcal 8 months ago

    How do you know that she didn't steal it. Maybe there should be yet another investigation for things without evidence or facts?


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Michelle Orelup (lifelovemystery) says

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    bradmasterOCcal 8 months ago

    In any case, there was no Trump story. In 2005 he wasn't running for public office, he was a private citizen. He didn't run in 2008, or 2012. BTW, how did the Bernie Sanders competition play into the election. His supporters didn't vote for HRC


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    bradmasterOCcal 8 months ago

    How do you move fwd with a big weight on you? The media is the opposition party today, and they were the Obama backers for the last 8 years.


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    Yes Dear (lovemychris) 8 months ago

    hmmm. so what should be done with trump, who repeated stolen information the whole campaign?

    "wikileake, wikileaks. i love wikileaks"...

    russian intelligence. ooops


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    Ralph Deeds 8 months ago

    Nobody, other than you, so far as I've seen, that Trump's partial tax return was stolen. What makes you think it was stolen rather than mailed to the journalist/reporter who appeared on Madow's show?

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