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How Joseph McCarthy henchman Roy Cohn became Donald Trump’s mentor -

Roy Cohn quote: I don't write polite letters. I don't like to plea ...

from POLITICO Magazine

Just What Were Donald Trump's Ties to the Mob?

Trump tied to the MOB - Donald Trump, Mayor Ed Koch, and Roy Cohn attend the Trump Tower opening in October 1983.

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Trump's record of racism goes much further back than just this election. All the way to the 1970's when Trump was running his father's real estate company and the Nixon administration Justice Department sued them for discriminatory housing practices because they wouldn't rent to minorities. Trump hired his mentor, mob lawyer Roy Cohn, and Trump attempted to try the case in the press, saying he shouldn't have to rent to people on welfare, as if all minorities are on welfare.


Republican Communist witch hunters, Joe McCarthy and Roy Cohn. The 1950's Communism investigations and hearings destroyed the lives and careers of hundreds of thousands of people who had even so much as attended Socialist events in college out of curiosity, or who had merely hung out with the "wrong" people. Republicans paid special attention to Hollywood, fearing "Pinko propaganda". Some of the greatest acting, writing, and directing talents were driven into obscurity.

from The Daily Beast

Trump’s Mobbed Up, McCarthyite Mentor Roy Cohn

Donald Trump’s brash and bullying style was learned at the heel of Roy Cohn, one…

1954, Apr. 22-June 17: The Army-McCarthy hearings, televised hearings by the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations to investigate conflicting accusations between the Army and Sen. Joseph McCarthy. The Army accuses Roy Cohn of pressuring it to give preferential treatment to G. David Schine, a former McCarthy aide and a friend of Cohn's. McCarthy counter-charges that the accusation is made in bad faith. Joseph Welch's "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" is the beginning of McCarthy's…