Leaked opposition research on Donald Trump

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A hacker calling himself “Guccifer 2.0” have leaked a document, which is supposedly a 237 page report on Donald Trump created for or by the Democratic National Committee.

It is currently impossible to tell if this document is the real deal, but it appears to be too elaborate and too long to be a hoax.

Here is the document in full: Donald Trump Report

While the report is extremely detailed and provide a lot of background documentation, the top narratives are listed as follows.

Trump has no core

One thing is clear about Donald Trump, there is only one person he has ever looked out for and that’s himself. Whether it’s American workers, the Republican Party, or his wives, Trump’s only fidelity has been to himself and with that he has shown that he has no problem lying to the American people. Trump will say anything and do anything to get what he wants without regard for those he harms.

Trump is loyal only to himself

The report lists a number of examples where Trump have changed policy decisions and political party affiliations based on whatever was in his own interest at that particular time.  Also, the report lists numerous examples of Trump ranting against immigrants despite being a descendant of immigrants, Trump randing against immigrants despite using cheap immigrant labour in his construction projects.

Trump is a liar

The report claim that Dumb Donald’s campaign has been marked by a consistent theme: dishonesty.  It documents how Trump uses lies to back up his extremist rhetoric.

Divisive and offensive campaign

There’s no nice way of saying it – Donald Trump is running a campaign built on fear-mongering, divisiveness, and racism. His major policy announcements have included banning all Muslims from entering the U.S., and calling Mexican immigrants “rapists” and “drug dealers” while proposing a U.S.-Mexico border wall. And Trump’s campaign rallies have become a reflection of the hateful tone of his campaign, with protestors being roughed up and audience members loudly calling for violence.

Trump Proposed Banning All Muslims From Entering The U.S.

In December 2015, DonaldTrump called for a “total and complete” ban on all Muslims entering the United States. Trump’s spokeswoman said under his plan, even American citizens traveling abroad would be prohibited from reentering the United States and Trump defiantly told his supporters he didn’t care if his plan was politically incorrect. Trump claimed his plan was “common sense,” citing two polls for support; however, one of the polls was published by a group the Southern Poverty Law Center called an “extremist think tank” and was widely discredited. The other poll’s publisher — the highly respected, non partisan Pew Research Center — said it could not even determine what polls Trump was referring to. Trump’s call to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. was widely condemned — one of his rivals for the Republican nomination likened it to Nazism, and even former Vice President Dick Cheney denounced it, saying it “goes against everything we stand for and believe in.” Trump’s plan was supported by some groups, however. White Supremacists and neo-Nazis are thrilled about Trump’s call to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S. and see it as an energizing force for their movement.

Trump’s Campaign Is Defined By Offensive And Extreme Immigration Rhetoric.

Trump’s campaign is fueled by extreme, xenophobic and sometimes dangerous rhetoric about immigration. Trump doesn’t just oppose comprehensive immigration reform like his fellow GOPers, he vilifies immigrants for political gain and proposes outrageous solutions based on absurd and false information. One of the centerpieces of Trump’s campaign is his pledge to build a “great wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep out the “druggies, drug dealers, rapists and killers” coming up from Mexico. As if his promise to rescind President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, deport American citizens whose family members lack proper documentation, and end birthright citizenship for children he proudly derides as “anchor babies” weren’t bad enough on their own, Trump’s declared he will use a “deportation force” to execute the mass deportation of approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants based on the model of Dwight Eisenhower’s brutal and deadly mass deportation of the mid-1950s.

Trump Says He Would Build A Border Wall To Keep “Druggies, Drug Dealers, Rapists, And Killers” Out Of The U.S.

One of the centerpieces of Trump’s campaign is his pledge to build a “great wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep out the “druggies, drug dealers, rapists and killers” coming up from Mexico. Trump then repeatedly stood by his assertion after it created considerable controversy.

Trump Has Banned Univision From Events And Kicked Its Reporters Out Of Press Conferences.

Donald Trump’s disrespectful behavior towards Univision and its reporters is unlike anything we’ve seen from a presidential candidate in recent memory. Trump has barred Univision from covering his rallies, and removed a Univision reported from a press conference after getting angry at questions regarding his broad mischaracterizations about immigrants being criminals.

Trump Has Repeatedly Offended Minorities With Demeaning Comments.

From the start of his campaign, and well before it, Donald Trump has repeatedly made demeaning and offensive comments about minority groups in the U.S. In June 2015, Trump said Black youths are at “a point where they’ve just about never done more poorly, there’s no spirit, there’s killings on an hourly basis, virtually, in places like Baltimore and Chicago and many other places.” And his comments pre-date his presidential campaign by decades: in 1991, he was quoted as saying “laziness is a trait in blacks.”

Bad Businessman

Despite Trump’s continual boasting about his business success, he has repeatedly run into serious financial crises in his career and his record raises serious questions about whether he is qualified to manage the fiscal challenges facing this country. Trump’s business resume includes a long list of troubling issues, including his company’s record of forcing people from their homes to make room for developments and outsourcing the manufacturing of his clothing line to take advantage of lower-wage countries like China and Mexico. His insight about the marketplace has proven wrong many times, including in the run-up to the Great Recession. And Trump’s record of irresponsible and reckless borrowing to build his empire – behavior that sent his companies into bankruptcy four times – is just one indication of how out-of-touch he is with the way regular Americans behave and make a living, and it casts doubt on whether he has the right mindset to tackle the country’s budget problems.

Trump’s Business Have Gone Into Bankruptcy Multiple Times.

Donald Trump likes to brag that he is “very smart,” tout his ivy league education and exaggerate his net worth, but in reality, Trump is not the master businessman he claims to be. Donald Trump’s businesses have gone bankrupt four times and he only barely was able to avoid personal bankruptcy himself. Finally, and most ironically, Donald Trump and would actually have become more wealthy by simply putting his inheritance in a boring mutual fund than he became by “making deals.”

Trump’s Predictions On The 2007 Downturn Were Wildly Off.

Despite his false claims later on,Trump also failed to foresee the economic crisis, which he blamed, at least in part, on ordinary Americans who got mortgages that eventually went underwater.

Dangerous & Irresponsible Policies

Trump’s policies – if you can call them that – are marked by the same extreme and irresponsible thinking that shape his campaign speeches. There is no question that Donald Trump’s rhetoric is dangerous – but his actual agenda could be a catastrophe.

Trump Has Repeatedly Proven To Be Clueless On Key Foreign Policy Issues.

Over the course of his campaign, Donald Trump has proven time and again that he lacks the knowledge and expertise to be America’s Commander-in-Chief. During a debate in December, Trump clearly did not understand the principle of the “nuclear triad.” Earlier, for example, Trump admitted during a radio interview that he did not know the answers to many of the foreign policy questions he was asked. Trump wasn’t familiar with the commander of Iran’s Quds force, and then mistook “Quds” for “Kurds” during a subsequent answer. When Trump was asked who advised him on foreign policy, he stated he gets a lot of advice from the “weekend shows.”

Trump’s Foreign Policy Could Make America An Enemy Of The World.

While everything about a Trump presidency is frightening, the notion of Trump as commander and chief and America’s principal geopolitical strategist might take the cake. He has repeatedly boasted about his interest in using extreme force to solve problems around the world, and at almost every campaign rally, Trump brags that he is the “most militaristic person” there is. At the same time, he has antagonized other countries on multiple occasions while on the campaign trail.

Trump Supports Using Waterboarding And Other Methods Of Torture, Because “Even If It Doesn’t Work, They Deserve It Anyway.”

When asked if he would approve waterboarding, Trump boasted, “You bet your ass I would.” Despite evidence that waterboarding is ineffective as an intelligence gathering method and serves as a recruitment tool for America’s enemies, Trump insisted “only a stupid person would say it doesn’t work” but declared even “if it doesn’t work, they deserve it anyway.

Trump Has Repeatedly Antagonized Other Countries On The Campaign Trail.

Trump has repeatedly antagonized other countries, and proposes outrageous foreign policy plans that use aggression to resolve differences – even with allies. Trump has repeatedly and explicitly called for starting a trade war with China, said he’d bomb countries in the Middle East to take their oil and bragged that he would force Mexico to build a wall along the U.S. border. He has said that he views the Chinese as our “enemies.” At almost every campaign rally, Trump brags that he is the “most militaristic person” there is.

Trump’s Strategy For ISIS: “Bomb The Sh*t Out Of Them”

And Send 10,000 American Ground Troops. Despite an utter lack of specificity or detail, Donald Trump insists he does have a plan to combat ISIS: “People are thinking like I don’t have a plan…I would bomb the shit out of them… I would just bomb those suckers…and I’ll take the oil.” Trump boasted he would employ a policy of “shoot first, talk later” and he supports sending 10,000 American ground troops to Syria.

Trump’s Gun Policy: More Guns.

Trump doesn’t just oppose gun control like most of his GOP colleagues; he has actively pushed the idea that more guns are the answer to gun violence. Trump claims that fewer people would be killed by guns if more people carried guns and could thus fight back if attacked. Trump has also bragged repeatedly that he has a “concealed carry” license and sometimes carries a handgun, despite his own admission that “I’m not such a great shot.” Like he has on most issues, Trump has positioned himself as far to the right as possible on gun control. Trump opposes nearly all gun control measures and has frequently claimed that had the victims of recent attacks — such as those in Paris and San Bernardino, California — been armed, fewer people would have died. Trump opposed expanding background checks, opposed regulations on the number of rounds allowed in magazines, and even opposed a ban on military-style assault weapons designed to kill people. Trump also said he would get rid of gun-free zones in public places, because, he claims, “Gun free zones are like meat to these animals.”

Repeal Without A Plan On Health Care.

Like every member of the current Republican presidential field, Trump has called for the repeal of Obamacare. He called it a “total catastrophe,” despite the fact that it has provided more than 17 million Americans with quality, affordable health care. When asked what he would do in the ACA’s place, Trump said he would replace it with “something terrific.”

Climate Change Denier.

Donald Trump seems to be on a mission to out-do his fellow GOP candidates when it comes to denying the scientific reality of climate change and has repeatedly called climate change a hoax. Like on every issue, Trump uses over-the-top language to get attention, like when he declared, “This very expensive global warming bullshit has got to stop.” However, Trump’s bombast doesn’t stand up to reality. Just two weeks after he told a South Carolina crowd “you can’t get hurt by extreme weather,” he tweeted his “thoughts and prayers” to the people of South Carolina after 12 people were killed by historic flooding.

Trump Has Supported The GOP’s Reckless Approach To Governing.

Trump has expressed support for the GOP’s reckless and irresponsible threats to shut down the government over politically- charged and divisive issues. Trump has expressed support for the shutdown that occurred over Obamacare, has said he agreed with playing chicken with the debt ceiling, and officially blessed” a strategy that would force Congress to defund Planned Parenthood or face a government shutdown.

Misogynist in Chief

Through both his words and actions, Trump has made clear he thinks women’s primary role is to please – men. Trump’s derogatory and degrading comments to and about women, as well as his tumultuous marriages, have been well publicized. And as a presidential candidate, Trump has adopted many of the backwards GOP policies that we’ve come to expect from his party.

Trump Has Devalued And Demeaned Women Repeatedly Throughout His Career.

Trump has said men need “support at home…not someone who is always griping and bitching,” and once told Esquire that “as long as you’ve got a nice and young piece of ass,” it didn’t matter what the media wrote. Among other things, he’s called women pigs, slobs and dogs. He has frequently made disparaging comments about women’s weight. He’s complained about being asked legitimate questions during a debate by speculating about a news anchor’s menstrual cycle, and once said of the high rate of sexual assaults in the military: “What did these geniuses expect when they put men and women together?”

Trump On Military Sexual Assaults: “What Did These Geniuses Expect When They Put Men & Women Together?”

In 2013, Trump weighed in on the high rate of sexual assault and rape in the military—and in doing so, pinned the blame on women who volunteered to fight for their country. Referring to the increase in the number of reported sexual assaults in the military, Trump asked rhetorically, “What did these geniuses expect when they put men and women together?

Out of touch

Trump’s policies clearly reflect his life as a 1-percenter. His plans would slash taxes for the rich and corporations while shifting more of the burden to the shoulders of working families. He stands with Republicans in opposing Wall Street reform and opposing the minimum wage. Trump clearly has no conception of the everyday lives of middle class Americans. His description of the “small” $1 million loan that his father gave him to launch his career is proof enough that his worldview is not grounded in reality.

Hand-Outs For The Wealthy At The Expense Of The Middle Class.

Trump’s policies put him and those like him ahead of hardworking American families. Like Bush and Rubio, Trump’s tax plan would give the rich a tax cut by slashing top marginal rates, the corporate tax rate, and eliminating the estate tax. All told, Trump’s tax plan will give the wealthiest 1% of Americans 34% of the benefit. He also stands with fellow Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz in opposing Wall Street Reform, which was passed to help protect our economy from another Bush-like recession. Further, Trump opposes raising the federal minimum wage, which could lift millions of American families above the poverty line.

Trump’s Tax Plan Would Save Him Millions Each Year.

According to analyses of DonaldTrump’s tax plan, his proposals would cost in the area of $12 trillion while saving him millions in personal taxes each year. The plan would represent the lowest tax rate since World War II – but would shift more of the tax burden onto middle class families while creating windfalls for Trump and his fellow 1-percenters. The plan would dramatically lower the tax rate for the top income earners in America, lower the capital gains rate, eliminate the estate tax, and cut the corporate tax rate to 15%.

Personal History

Trump’s Ex-Wife Accused Him Of Rape.

Ivana trump once accused the real-estate tycoon of “rape,” although she later clarified: not in the “criminal sense.”Not only does the current front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination have a history of controversial remarks about sexual assault, but as it turns out, his ex-wife Ivana Trump once used the word rape to describe an incident between them in 1989. She later said she felt “violated” by the experience.Ivana Trump’s assertion of rape came in a deposition in her early 1990s divorce case. The episode was described as a “violent assault.”

Trump’s Organization Responded By Claiming “You Can’t Rape Your Wife.”

Michael Cohen, special counsel at The Trump Organization, defended Trump, saying, “You’re talking about the front-runner for the GOP, presidential candidate, as well as private individual who never raped anybody. And, of course, understand that by the very definition, you can’t rape your spouse…You cannot rape your spouse. And there’s very clear case law.” Of course, that is not true, but it is not surprising coming from the mouth of one of Donald’s yes men.

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