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Here is Donald Trump’s totally real 2018 Christmas wish list

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Dear Santa,

First, I’d like to say that you are very, very, very lucky that I decided to contact you again. I’ve been writing to you for over 66 years and still you have yet to respond. This will be my last attempt unless I end up in federal prison thanks to some fake witch hunt collusion. In that case I will keep writing, because I’ll be writing letters to everyone once Twitter isn’t an option.

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Now that the First Step Act — a bill created, written and approved all by me — has been signed, I’m sure you know that means that I’ve been a good boy and you should grant me all of my wishes.

Listed below are the things I deserve, and I don’t think you should keep me waiting past Christmas Eve.

1. Distractions for Robert Mueller

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I’d like you to get Robert Mueller a life so he can stop interfering with mine. He has too much time on his hands. Maybe we can introduce him to Stormy? Nice girl! I mean, does he have a family or any friends, anyone we could reach out to, maybe see if we can cut a deal? (Only the best deals!)

2. A New Melania

I seem to have misplaced the old Melania. (The body double isn’t fooling anyone anymore.)

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3. A Shiny Muzzle for Michael Cohen

I’m going to need that snitch to stop running his mouth now.

4. My Very Own Princeling for a Son

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I’d like to trade my boy Eric for Jared Kushner, whom I think of as my real younger son. Unlike Eric, who really is completely worthless, Jared can actually perform a task. He helped bring me my really, really big first legislative win with the crime bill. What has Eric ever done?

5. Trump Tower, Moscow

For obvious reasons. (Love you, Putin!)

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6. A Road Trip With My Favorite Black Men

I’d like to go on a Good Negro Tour with Kanye West and Van Jones, as they are really, really good negroes, the best. (Let’s leave Ben Carson at home — his energy is too low.)

7. Lock Crooked Hillary Up

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It’s been another year and she is still free? Why? How? We all know that every problem our great country has comes straight from her crooked emails. I know Ivanka sent emails through her private account like Hillary did but let’s focus on Hillary — after all, this is my Christmas list. Is it too late to address this in the crime bill?

8. The Wall

I really need this wall, Santa. You know I talk about it a lot, in every speech, at every campaign rally, and on Twitter. You should probably deliver this one first because if I don’t get it for Christmas, I’m shutting the government down.

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9. An End to Fake News

I asked for this last year and I’m giving you one more shot. Kill the failing New York Times and cancel that god-awful couple Mika and Morning Joe, and his pointless band too.

Santa, even though you are very overweight and very remedial, you’re also very responsible in a fat sort of way and valued by me as only I can value you, because only I have the intellect to do so. Please pull this off for me, and if you do I’ll be a tremendously good boy in 2019. (If not, I may go to jail.)

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Your President until the new House of Libs start the Impeachment proceedings,
Donald J. Trump

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