‘Repulsive Oaf’ Trump Ripped For What He Said To Slain Soldier’s Widow

'Repulsive oaf' Trump ripped for what he said to slain soldier's widow

  • pic.twitter.com/lPdZk37oAY— Scott Dworkin (@funder) October 18, 2017 – – Trump told widow of Sgt. Johnson, “he knew what he signed up for.”
  • Read this thread #HeKnewWhatHeSignedUpFor https://t.co/zy2kZhvnQA— Tanalee Smith (@tanaleesmith) October 18, 2017 – – trump, to grieving widow of fallen soldier La David Johnson: “He knew what he signed up for.
  • (@mmpadellan) October 18, 2017 – – Trump to widow of Sgt. La David Johnson: “He knew what he signed up for” That is beneath the dignity of his office, even for him.
  • — Craig M Fallick (@RealCMFallick) October 18, 2017 – – Trump response to:—SEAL Ryan Owens’s death: “[generals] lost Ryan”—Green Beret La David Johnson’s death: “he knew what he signed up for”— Pé Resists (@4everNeverTrump) October 18, 2017 – – TRUMP: “He knew what he signed up for.”
  • https://t.co/dlxrx15JEL— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) October 18, 2017 – – – By Wednesday morning, a GoFundMe page set up for Johnson’s widow and their children had raised nearly $150,000, with many of the donations coming after Trump’s comments were made public.

The president’s attempt to comfort a grieving widow gets panned.
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Former Facebook executive says Google, Facebook are ‘surveillance states’ and risk more regulation

  • Even though he was once an executive at Facebook, Chamath Palihapitiya, CEO of Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings, favors investing in Amazon instead, he told CNBC’s “Fast Money: Halftime Report” on Thursday.
  • But Palihapitiya said he thinks that Facebook and Google face more regulatory risk, given the many retailers that compete with Amazon.
  • “Amazon is a microscopic portion of global consumption today, so ultimately I think it has more room to grow before it invites regulatory overview,” Palihapitiya said.
  • Palihapitiya noted that many big technology companies have seen their stocks soar, making it tempting to take gains.
  • But with tools like Alexa, robots and cloud, Amazon’s technology could lead it to victory over “laggard competitors,” Palihapitiya said.

Chamath Palihapitiya’s holding company, which also includes former Twitter executive Adam Bain, hit the public markets on Thursday.
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