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Floyd R. Turbo

(27,473 posts)
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:09 AM Jun 15

Donald Trump said Joan Rivers voted for him in 2016. She died in 2014🪦

Donald Trump claimed that Joan Rivers voted for him in 2016, despite the comedian having died two years earlier.

The former US president and recently convicted felon was interviewed by Variety editor Ramin Setoodeh last November for a new book about his time hosting The Apprentice, Apprentice in Wonderland: How Donald Trump and Mark Burnett Took America Through the Looking Glass, which is set to be published on June 18.

In the book, Trump discusses Rivers, who won the second season of Celebrity Apprentice in 2009.

“I thought she might have been a Republican,” Trump said. “I know one thing: she voted for me, according to what she said.”

This claim is impossible as Trump first stood for election on November 8, 2016. Rivers died on September 4, 2014 at the age of 81.

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/news/donald-trump-joan-rivers-death-republican-b2563058.html

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Donald Trump said Joan Rivers voted for him in 2016. She died in 2014🪦 (Original Post) Floyd R. Turbo Jun 15 OP
No doubt Rivers would have voted for him, though. 50 Shades Of Blue Jun 15 #1
Yeah, she always punched down hibbing Jun 15 #26
I stopped liking her punch down "humor" about the time I turned into my teens ArkansasDemocrat1 Jun 15 #33
shithole's cult believes anything he says....................... Lovie777 Jun 15 #2
So he is admitting to getting dead people votes? yellowcanine Jun 15 #3
You win the thread malaise Jun 15 #25
Bingo! PatSeg Jun 15 #31
Beat me to it. lol Norbert Jun 15 #38
Ms Rivers would never let a small thing like death interfere with her civic minded duty of voting. marble falls Jun 15 #4
I think... Mike Nelson Jun 15 #5
Citation? Thanks. emulatorloo Jun 15 #7
All I have... Mike Nelson Jun 15 #11
I think... Mike Nelson Jun 15 #15
She commented that she thought Michelle Obama was a man nt maryellen99 Jun 15 #22
And the Q-idiiots say THATS why "they" had her killed. She exposed it!! oldsoftie Jun 15 #40
Interview with Andy Cohen. She said she adores him and thinks he'd make a great president NYC Liberal Jun 15 #30
Thanks! Appreciate it. emulatorloo Jun 15 #45
"Can we talk, Floyd? Can we talk?" True Dough Jun 15 #6
Proof of the Afterlife! bucolic_frolic Jun 15 #8
truth... myohmy2 Jun 15 #9
If Biden said this Diraven Jun 15 #10
Lying swine. nt oasis Jun 15 #12
So the convicted criminal is admitting to voter fraud RAB910 Jun 15 #13
I wasn't a fan of the apprentice. I watched a little of it. Srkdqltr Jun 15 #14
You mean besides the Lewis Carol references? plimsoll Jun 15 #20
I didn't watch one second of it. The cruelty of the catchphrase "you're fired" LisaM Jun 15 #29
"Apprentice" sounds better than "gofer" or "lackey", Prof. Toru Tanaka Jun 15 #32
With the GOP... Different Drummer Jun 15 #36
Never watched a second of it either. sop Jun 15 #39
She needed publicity and money. emulatorloo Jun 15 #46
Opens up a whole new meaming to "can we talk" Johonny Jun 15 #16
Republicans only complain when dead Democrats vote. They brag when dead Republicans vote. n/t DFW Jun 15 #17
So she is voting for him this year too? twodogsbarking Jun 15 #18
It's like Tourette's syndrome, but it's an involuntary untruthful brag or a greivance with every utterance. Doodley Jun 15 #19
and he is supposedly sane! Emile Jun 15 #21
Not only sane, he's a stable genius! Dave Bowman Jun 15 #41
He....lies. spanone Jun 15 #23
Maybe she DID vote for him-- with a little help from a vote-frauding DemocraticPatriot Jun 15 #24
There's your voter fraud! COL Mustard Jun 15 #27
A demented liar. Different Drummer Jun 15 #37
"Trump said" Martin Eden Jun 15 #28
Never stops marketing, never stops lying. Passages Jun 15 #34
If she lived in The Villages,,she very well could have voted for Trump. keithbvadu2 Jun 15 #35
I've heard that Elvis voted for him too. Dave Bowman Jun 15 #42
Just a little lie among the more than 35,000 plus other lies the convicted felon has spoken. republianmushroom Jun 15 #43
Rivers looked like the Walking Dead the last twenty years of her life from all the cosmetic surgery. sop Jun 15 #44
The vote was delivered via seance. N/T.@ airplaneman Jun 15 #47
Trump's little boat has come unmoored and is drifting downstream. Dead people voted for him... Hekate Jun 15 #48

Mike Nelson

(10,129 posts)
5. I think...
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:15 AM
Jun 15

... she would probably have voted for him. I heard she was a closet Tea Party Republican. Unconfirmed, really... would like to come back to this thread and learn this was wrong.

Mike Nelson

(10,129 posts)
11. All I have...
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:34 AM
Jun 15

... is people I heard talking about her, including one of my closer friends, who worked at NBC. I thought it was strange. I was surprised because I assumed she was very progressive.

oldsoftie

(13,081 posts)
40. And the Q-idiiots say THATS why "they" had her killed. She exposed it!!
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 11:36 AM
Jun 15

I've seen it SO many times for years

emulatorloo

(45,202 posts)
45. Thanks! Appreciate it.
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 01:19 PM
Jun 15

I guess it is good she died before he went full MAGA and showed his true putrid colors as President

myohmy2

(3,402 posts)
9. truth...
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:29 AM
Jun 15

...and trump have never walked hand in hand...

...you would think more republicans would be focusing heavily on the 'day after trump' and where the party will be...

...but no, they still want to represent the rantings of trump...

...it must be difficult to be a normal republican (if there is such a thing)...

...

Diraven

(724 posts)
10. If Biden said this
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:33 AM
Jun 15

There would be front page stories about how this means he's too senile to be president. With Trump it's just laughed off .

Srkdqltr

(6,749 posts)
14. I wasn't a fan of the apprentice. I watched a little of it.
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:38 AM
Jun 15

I never understood it. I remember seeing Joan Rivers out on the street selling cupcakes. Why she wanted to be an apprentice at her age, I'll never understand.
Why it would be called Wonderland or Through the Looking Glass? Who knows.
But then I didn't like Trump even then. I could see the sadistic way he treated people.

plimsoll

(1,684 posts)
20. You mean besides the Lewis Carol references?
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 10:06 AM
Jun 15

Through the looking glass has the strongest commentary on contemporary Republican politics out there:

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.”

LisaM

(28,002 posts)
29. I didn't watch one second of it. The cruelty of the catchphrase "you're fired"
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 10:33 AM
Jun 15

in the middle of a recession turned me off completely.

Plus, that's not what being an apprentice is all about. Being an apprentice means that you are carefully trained and mentored through a profession, not that you're competing with a bunch of other people then kicked to the curb. Trust Trump to be associated with something that completely twists the meaning of an honorable term.

Prof. Toru Tanaka

(2,136 posts)
32. "Apprentice" sounds better than "gofer" or "lackey",
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 10:59 AM
Jun 15

which is what the regular or celebrity contestants were.

I never much cared for reality shows in the first place so I didn’t watch “The Apprentice”. But I agree, it wasn’t really in good taste to have a jerk like Trump “firing” people for cruel laughs while the U.S. was in a recession.

Good point there about the true meaning of an apprentice.

sop

(10,968 posts)
39. Never watched a second of it either.
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 11:35 AM
Jun 15

Saw a few promo ads for the show, couldn't imagine why anyone would want to watch that crap, but then I hated Trump long before he ran for president.

Doodley

(9,460 posts)
19. It's like Tourette's syndrome, but it's an involuntary untruthful brag or a greivance with every utterance.
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 09:59 AM
Jun 15

sop

(10,968 posts)
44. Rivers looked like the Walking Dead the last twenty years of her life from all the cosmetic surgery.
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 12:24 PM
Jun 15

Maybe the undead can vote.

Hekate

(92,382 posts)
48. Trump's little boat has come unmoored and is drifting downstream. Dead people voted for him...
Sat Jun 15, 2024, 08:24 PM
Jun 15

His WH doc’s name was Ronny Johnson. Black people love him because he’s a convicted felon.

He’s confabulating.

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