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On one side of the sumo ring stood a tall, hefty man with an unconventional hairstyle, bowing and smiling as the crowd applauded; opposite Donald Trump stood a professional wrestler, who on Sunday became the first recipient of a winner’s trophy awarded by the US president during his state visit to Japan.
Trump had been spared the agony of watching the last five bouts of the 15-day tournament in the customary manner – seated cross-legged on a thin cushion. Instead, sumo authorities broke with tradition and provided near-ringside armchairs for the president and the first lady, Melania, and the Japanese prime minister, Shinzō Abe, and his wife, Akie.
Trump, a fan and former promoter of the less tradition-bound WWE wrestling, entered the arena, stepped on to the dohyo ring and bowed at Asanoyama, a relatively unknown Japanese wrestler celebrating his first tournament victory. Trump congratulated him for his “outstanding achievement”. The wrestler later said he was “overjoyed” to have received Trump’s eagle-topped trophy, standing 54 inches tall and weighing about 70lbs.
The sumo crowd of 11,500 had been instructed to applaud the VIPs’ arrival and warned not to hurl their seat cushions into the ring – a traditional show of appreciation for a particularly exciting bout or when a high-ranking wrestler suffers a shock defeat.
Some in the crowd shook hands with Abe and Trump as they left to join their wives at a robatayakirestaurant for a casual dinner of meat, fish and vegetables cooked over charcoal. Kyodo news agency noted the president’s love of beef but added that, were he to be more adventurous, the restaurant’s menu included such Japanese delicacies as “salmon roe with grated radish and marinated sea cucumber guts”.
Abe and Trump began the first day of a largely policy-free four days with a round of golf just outside Tokyo, close to the epicentre of a strong earthquake that shook the capital about an hour before Trump’s arrival on Saturday afternoon.
The leaders, playing their fifth round of golf since Trump became president, practised their swings in front of photographers before teeing off. Abe later posted a selfie with Trump from the course, where they were joined by the veteran Japanese professional Isao Aoki.
No scorecard information was provided, and it is not clear if Trump has ever used the $3,755 gold-plated club Abe gave him when he visited the then president-elect in New York in late 2016.
Abe’s attempts to win over the mercurial president have continued – he reportedly nominated Trump for the Nobel peace prize for his work to open up a dialogue with North Korea – and on Sunday included a post-golf lunch of double cheeseburgers made with US beef. On Monday, Trump will become the first world leader to greet Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, and his wife, empress Masako.
Japan is desperate to avoid a repeat of the trade friction between China and the US, and the damage to its economy that would result if Trump makes good on a threat to impose tariffs on Japanese cars and auto parts
While Trump will reportedly not push for a bilateral trade deal until after Japanese upper house elections in July, he attacked what he regards as the US’s unfair trade imbalance with Japan, promising it would become “a little bit more fair” after a deal is concluded.
“With this deal we hope to address the trade imbalance, remove barriers to United States exports, and ensure fairness and reciprocity in our relationship,” he told business leaders after arriving in Tokyo on Saturday evening. “And we’re getting closer.”
The leaders will also discuss North Korea’s nuclear programme, a day after Trump appeared to contradict his national security adviser, John Bolton, over the gravity of Pyongyang’s recent missile tests.
On Saturday, Bolton had called the launches a violation of UN security council resolutions, but on Sunday Trump tweeted: “North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me.” He added that he had “confidence” that the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, “will keep his promise to me” over denuclearising the Korean peninsula.
Japan, though, which is within range of North Korean short-range missiles, is keen to maintain pressure on Kim, although the prospects for a third US-North Korea summit look dim after the failure of talks in Hanoi in February.
Abe recently shifted his stance on engagement with North Korea, saying he would be willing to meet Kim without preconditions, having previously refused to talk unless significant progress was made on resolving the cold war abductions of Japanese citizens by North Korean agents.
On Monday, Trump will meet he families of some of the victims, who were taken to North Korea in the 1970s and 80s to teach their language and customs to the regime’s spies.
Donald Trump presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk. But it was all smiles as the two leaders watched giant sumo wrestlers grapple on the final day of a 15-day tournament won by rising star Asanoyama. Trump, the first US president to watch sumo in the sport’s homeland, waved to the audience as he entered the hallowed Kokugikan arena and then saluted them with applause as they waved and raised their phones to take photos.
As The New Abwehr’s psychological replay of The Lost Object, Kaiser Wilhelm II.
The Diagnostic Nostalgia of the historically part-Jewish – part-Gay New Abwehr for their model: part-Jewish – part-Gay Last Kaiser reveals itself in their Psychodrama-Psychohistory reality show and the Intelligence Operation as the Experiment: Operation Trump. – M.N. – 11:07 AM 5/25/2019
Study In Political Criminology: Intelligence Operation As A Repetition Compulsion: Analysis Of “Kaiser Trump” Political Archetype As The New Abwehr’s psychological replay of The Lost Object, Kaiser Wilhelm II.
The Resolution of the collective “intra-psychic” conflict is expressed in the symbolic psychological Undoing of the effects and the World Order post-WWII, and also in quite real life dimensions, visible and open, and also the invisible and hidden efforts to restore the Germany’s stature on the World stage.
M.N.: This is one of the most important and interesting aspects, common to “both Kaisers”: Trump and Wilhelm II. Rohl’s opinion quoted above does have its merits: both historical personas appear to have a somewhat similar psychopathological profile, consistent with the elements of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, with the Affect cyclicity (“Cyclothymia, Bipolar Disorder, Depression”, etc.), subtle cognitive deficits pointing to some light early organicity, either hereditary or induced. For example, both could be the “Forceps Children”, delivered with the help of Obstetrical Forceps or the products of other similar factors. This line of thought is confirmed further by the Kaiser’s physical deformities at birth:
The Diagnostic Historical Nostalgia of the historically part-Jewish – part-Gay New Abwehr for their role model: part-Jewish – part-Gay Last Kaiser reveals itself in their Psychodrama-Psychohistory Reality Show and the Intelligence Operation as the Experiment: The Operation Trump 1944 – 2020. – M.N. – 11:07 AM 5/25/2019 “Freud lamented in 1915 that even ‘science has lost its sober impartiality; its embittered servants try to extract weapons from it to contribute to the fight against the enemy. The anthropologist has to declare the enemy inferior and degenerate, the psychiatrist must proclaim the diagnosis of his mental defects.’
“What was missing from Cabanès’s argument was a link between body and mind. As Wilhelm’s crippled arm was not congenital but the result of an injury received at birth, it hardly fitted the fashionable concept of degeneration touted in the book’s title. The ‘imperial ear’ was a more promising object of study; the attached earlobe purportedly visible on some photographs being one of the ‘anatomical stigmas of degeneration’ listed by fin-de-siècle anthropologists.
It is known that the “attached earlobe” was viewed by the Nazi and earlier “racial scientists” as the “most definitive sign” of the Jewish genetic heritage and origins. It was reported that Hitler experienced a great relief when he saw on the photos that Stalin does not have this physical anatomical feature.
“In Hitler and Stalin, historian Alan Bullock notes that “He [Hitler] believed these would show whether Stalin had Jewish blood – whether the earlobes were ‘ingrown and Jewish, or separate and Arian’. He was relieved to see that Stalin passed the test and was not a Jew.”
“However, Cabanès had little evidence for this interpretation” (Kaiser’s Jewish Ears), although this question apparently remains unresolved, and the degree of healthy scepticism regarding the Kaiser’s particular ethnic origins and the proportion of the “Jewish blood” in them. It is quite possible that part-Jewish Abwehr had its own opinions on this subject, and these opinions were reflected in their outlook and practices. “Cabanès’s diagnosis of the Hohenzollerns was a typical piece of wartime propaganda in the guise of historical and medical scholarship, supporting the French Army in their defence of civilisation against a nation of brutes and madmen.”
President Donald Trump cheated on his first wife with the woman who became his second wife, and cheated on his second with his third. He cheated again on his third wife (while she was pregnant) with a porn star who blackmailed him for $130,000. Then he called her “horse face” only after she told.
Our agencies agree that Russia interfered in our election, attacking our democracy. If Trump didn’t actively partner with them, he didn’t mind, nor has he done anything to prevent it next time. Our democracy was attacked and our president meets with and befriends the attacker and doesn’t even mention the attack. If this isn’t treason, what is?
Trump brags about assaulting women, called Robert E. Lee, a trader and slave owner, a great general. He called people on both sides of the events in Charlottesville, Va., good people.
He said he has nothing in life to be forgiven for. If Obama did the same things, would he be called the anti-Christ (again) or praised by Christian leaders like Franklin Graham, as he does Trump?
This self-described “law and order president” should follow the law and turn over his taxes, as President Richard Nixon did and you would have to. Supposedly, no one is above the law.
If he has nothing to hide, he would show his taxes and brag about it, like he does everything else.
Rudy Giuliani, his lawyer, said he doesn’t have a problem with accepting future help from Russia. Trump has to win in 2020, at any cost, including starting a war. He knows if he loses he will no longer have Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and Attorney General William Barr to protect and lie for him. Then we will find out how truly corrupt the Trump crime family is.
Trump, a proven “liar,” has been blackmailed before and Putin could be doing the same.
“The parties have reached an agreement regarding compliance with and enforcement of the subpoenas” while the appeal to the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals is pending, the filing said.
The New York headquarters for Deutsche Bank is seen along Wall Street. Photo: Getty Images via AFP
Parts of the subpoenas have been included in court filings. The subpoena on Deutsche Bank seeks records of accounts, transactions and investments linked to Trump, his three oldest children, their immediate family members and several Trump Organisation entities, as well as records of ties they might have to foreign entities.
Deutsche Bank has long been a principal lender for Trump’s real estate business and a 2017 disclosure form showed that Trump had at least US$130 million of liabilities to the bank.
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The subpoena on Capital One seeks records related to multiple entities tied to the Trump Organisation’s hotel business.
Marc Mukasey, a lawyer for Trump, exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse on Wednesday after a ruling by a judge to allow Deutsche Bank and Capital One to provide financial records to investigators. Photo: Reuters
It followed an informal request to the bank by Democratic lawmakers in March seeking records related to potential conflicts of interest tied to Trump’s Washington hotel and other businesses.
A lawyer for the Trumps argued earlier this week that the subpoenas exceeded the authority of Congress and were “the epitome of an inquiry into private or personal matters”.
US District Judge Edgardo Ramos, however, found that they were allowed under the broad authority of Congress to conduct investigations to further legislation.