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Mar-a-Lago trio reviewed confidential $10 billion VA contract before its release: report

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.
 

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.

You are absolutely correct. It's much better for swamp-approved donors to shape public policy, as Congress does, than friends of Trump to do so.
 

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How dare anyone but lobbyists and DC insiders have any input to public policy decisions. The horror!
 

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.

Another week, another faux outrage.
And just think, it's only Monday. :lol:
 

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How dare anyone but lobbyists and DC insiders have any input to public policy decisions. The horror!

These literally are lobbyists and DC insiders
 

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.

Same swamp, different day.
 

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I love that the Trumpettes’ stance is literally “Trump is just engaging in the exact corruption others have been engaging in!”

Yeah no ****.
 

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You are absolutely correct. It's much better for swamp-approved donors to shape public policy, as Congress does, than friends of Trump to do so.

So he replaces career professionals with friends who have no relevant experience, and that's draining the swamp?

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How dare anyone but lobbyists and DC insiders have any input to public policy decisions. The horror!
It was Trump's choice to say he only hires the best, and will drain the swamp.
how dare we point out his lies/hypocrisy? I thought it was our duty to check those in power.
 

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So he replaces career professionals with friends who have no relevant experience, and that's draining the swamp?

Career professionals? Congress doesn't use career professionals. They use the guys who give them the most money.
 

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These literally are lobbyists and DC insiders

these right wingers just spit out the same stupid **** over and over again. it's embarrassing, they don't read anything and they offer nothing of substance
 

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.
I'll bet you're pissed because you wanted Feinstein's husband to win the contract.
 

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Career professionals? Congress doesn't use career professionals. They use the guys who give them the most money.

Was Trump doing what he said...hiring the best?
Was Trump draining, or filling up, the swamp?

Don't be shy, surely statistically you've got something negative to say about Trump.
 

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Was Trump doing what he said...hiring the best?
Was Trump draining, or filling up, the swamp?

Don't be shy, surely statistically you've got something negative to say about Trump.

Have you ever wondered why the Clinton foundation has lost all it's donations from Hillary's special donors who paid to play when she lost the election.
 

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Have you ever wondered why the Clinton foundation has lost all it's donations from Hillary's special donors who paid to play when she lost the election.

Was Trump doing what he said...hiring the best?
Was Trump draining, or filling up, the swamp?

Don't be shy, surely statistically you've got something negative to say about Trump. Why can't you answer those simple questions, Trump made the claims, did he meet the expectations he set?
 

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Was Trump doing what he said...hiring the best?
Was Trump draining, or filling up, the swamp?

Don't be shy, surely statistically you've got something negative to say about Trump. Why can't you answer those simple questions, Trump made the claims, did he meet the expectations he set?

Quote Originally Posted by Born Free View Post
Have you ever wondered why the Clinton foundation has lost all it's donations from Hillary's special donors who paid to play when she lost the election.


I take it you never wondered why Hillary's foundation money dried up when she lost. Funny how million dollar donations dry up when they can't pay to play.
 

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.
What laws?

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.

The chairman of a major corporation, a doctor and a lawyer aren't qualified? :lamo
 

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So he replaces career professionals with friends who have no relevant experience, and that's draining the swamp?


It was Trump's choice to say he only hires the best, and will drain the swamp.
how dare we point out his lies/hypocrisy? I thought it was our duty to check those in power.

Career professionals are the ones that cocked up the VA.
 

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Career professionals? Congress doesn't use career professionals. They use the guys who give them the most money.

The VA is in the Executive branch...
 

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Have you ever wondered why the Clinton foundation has lost all it's donations from Hillary's special donors who paid to play when she lost the election.

Have you ever wondered how dumb the BUTWHATABOUTHILLARY!!!!??? stuff looks after about the 189th thread? She lost - just wanted to make sure you caught that, it was in the 2016 election, over two years ago. Trump is in charge now.
 

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https://thehill.com/business-a-lobb...onfidential-10-billion-va-contract-before-its

Three Mar-a-Lago club members friendly with President Trump were reportedly given access to review a $10 billion government contract to overhaul electronic health records for veterans even though they had no prior experience in the field.

The three men, Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter, West Palm Beach physician Bruce Moskowitz and lawyer Marc Sherman, were given unprecedented access to confidential documents and shaped policy at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA), according to emails obtained by ProPublica through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Talk about cronyism. None of these men had any experience or technology applicable to this lucrative VA contract tender. The obvious connection here is Trump & this looks like a violation of some laws.


Reminds me of Michelle giving the $700 mil contract of writing the Obamacare enrollment software to her Princeton friend in Canada.
 

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Reminds me of Michelle giving the $700 mil contract of writing the Obamacare enrollment software to her Princeton friend in Canada.

What About What About Obama...Same lame ass excuse for trump lovers
 

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The chairman of a major corporation, a doctor and a lawyer aren't qualified? :lamo

It is funny to think that a CEO of an entertainment company would have any expertise in the healthcare, or that a random doctor and lawyer with no experience in running a large healthcare operation are qualified!!! :lamo

But, hey, Trump can hire who he wants. If they're senior enough, the Senate needs to confirm them. If not, they need to go through the process, get clearance if needed, make sure there are no ethics conflicts, and let's make this transparent. What are their jobs, who do they report to, what authority do they have? Pretty basic stuff.
 

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Reminds me of Michelle giving the $700 mil contract of writing the Obamacare enrollment software to her Princeton friend in Canada.

Oh, wow, that's surprising, another person pushing BUWHATABOUT______????!!!@!

FWIW
 

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It is funny to think that a CEO of an entertainment company would have any expertise in the healthcare, or that a random doctor and lawyer with no experience in running a large healthcare operation are qualified!!! :lamo

But, hey, Trump can hire who he wants. If they're senior enough, the Senate needs to confirm them. If not, they need to go through the process, get clearance if needed, make sure there are no ethics conflicts, and let's make this transparent. What are their jobs, who do they report to, what authority do they have? Pretty basic stuff.

It's nothing to do with healthcare. It's an overhaul of the records keeping system.
 
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