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    Trump hires rallygoers

    Shell workers pay threatened if they didn't attend Trump event - Business Insider
    President Donald Trump has frequently accused protesters and activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many the attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there.

    Despite his own disdain for supposedly paid protesters, Trump himself has benefited from people being paid to attend his events, both in his capacity as a political candidate and as president.

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that union contractors working for a natural gas plant owned by Shell were told they would not receive pay for the day if they didn't attend an official Trump speech at the plant.

    In 2015, a sub-contractor hired by the Trump campaign to produce Trump's campaign rollout at Trump Tower put out a casting call to pay actors $50 for attending the event and holding signs.

    Mariela Szwarcberg Daby, a political science professor at Reed College, told Insider that Trump's actions are a clear example of political clientelism, or promising political support, such as turning up for a rally or voting for a particular candidate, in exchange for particular goods or services.

    While clientelism is a common practice in the Global South, it's extremely rare in the US.
    Another case of projection, like him projecting his narcissism onto AOC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lpetrich View Post
    Shell workers pay threatened if they didn't attend Trump event - Business Insider
    President Donald Trump has frequently accused protesters and activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many the attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there.

    Despite his own disdain for supposedly paid protesters, Trump himself has benefited from people being paid to attend his events, both in his capacity as a political candidate and as president.

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that union contractors working for a natural gas plant owned by Shell were told they would not receive pay for the day if they didn't attend an official Trump speech at the plant.

    In 2015, a sub-contractor hired by the Trump campaign to produce Trump's campaign rollout at Trump Tower put out a casting call to pay actors $50 for attending the event and holding signs.

    Mariela Szwarcberg Daby, a political science professor at Reed College, told Insider that Trump's actions are a clear example of political clientelism, or promising political support, such as turning up for a rally or voting for a particular candidate, in exchange for particular goods or services.

    While clientelism is a common practice in the Global South, it's extremely rare in the US.
    Another case of projection, like him projecting his narcissism onto AOC.
    That's extortion, not a hire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AirPoh View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by lpetrich View Post
    Shell workers pay threatened if they didn't attend Trump event - Business Insider
    President Donald Trump has frequently accused protesters and activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many the attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there.

    Despite his own disdain for supposedly paid protesters, Trump himself has benefited from people being paid to attend his events, both in his capacity as a political candidate and as president.

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that union contractors working for a natural gas plant owned by Shell were told they would not receive pay for the day if they didn't attend an official Trump speech at the plant.

    In 2015, a sub-contractor hired by the Trump campaign to produce Trump's campaign rollout at Trump Tower put out a casting call to pay actors $50 for attending the event and holding signs.

    Mariela Szwarcberg Daby, a political science professor at Reed College, told Insider that Trump's actions are a clear example of political clientelism, or promising political support, such as turning up for a rally or voting for a particular candidate, in exchange for particular goods or services.

    While clientelism is a common practice in the Global South, it's extremely rare in the US.
    Another case of projection, like him projecting his narcissism onto AOC.
    That's extortion, not a hire.
    There is a misunderstanding. Some one posted the letter for the Shell thing. People who attended received overtime.

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    Is he going to report what Shell spent on this as a campaign contribution?

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    This is unbelievable! Trump actually pays people?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Patooka View Post
    This is unbelievable! Trump actually pays people?
    The thread title is wrong, His Flatulence wasn't the one hiring them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loren Pechtel View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Patooka View Post
    This is unbelievable! Trump actually pays people?
    The thread title is wrong, His Flatulence wasn't the one hiring them.
    Yes, yes, it's his campaign, but that effectively is Trump. He or people he hired, or people hired by people he authorized to hire people.

    Also, as tight as Der Trumpf is with what he considers HIS money, is there any chance he hired someone to hire someone to hire people to hire rallygoers and he is NOT aware of how money is being spent to prepare a venue?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith&Co. View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Loren Pechtel View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Patooka View Post
    This is unbelievable! Trump actually pays people?
    The thread title is wrong, His Flatulence wasn't the one hiring them.
    Yes, yes, it's his campaign, but that effectively is Trump. He or people he hired, or people hired by people he authorized to hire people.

    Also, as tight as Der Trumpf is with what he considers HIS money, is there any chance he hired someone to hire someone to hire people to hire rallygoers and he is NOT aware of how money is being spent to prepare a venue?
    The campaign hired them or Shell hired them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loren Pechtel View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Keith&Co. View Post
    Yes, yes, it's his campaign, but that effectively is Trump. He or people he hired, or people hired by people he authorized to hire people.

    Also, as tight as Der Trumpf is with what he considers HIS money, is there any chance he hired someone to hire someone to hire people to hire rallygoers and he is NOT aware of how money is being spent to prepare a venue?
    The campaign hired them or Shell hired them?
    would Shell have a reason to hire them if not at the behest of the campaign?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith&Co. View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Loren Pechtel View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Keith&Co. View Post
    Yes, yes, it's his campaign, but that effectively is Trump. He or people he hired, or people hired by people he authorized to hire people.

    Also, as tight as Der Trumpf is with what he considers HIS money, is there any chance he hired someone to hire someone to hire people to hire rallygoers and he is NOT aware of how money is being spent to prepare a venue?
    The campaign hired them or Shell hired them?
    would Shell have a reason to hire them if not at the behest of the campaign?
    To make His Flatulence view Shell in a more favorable light.

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