Support for Donald Trump’s Impeachment Is Higher than His Reelection Chances
Sam Schwarz,Newsweek• December 20, 2017
Trending: Trump’s New York Golf Course Has Seen Massive Decline in Visitors Since He Became President
The number calling for impeachment proceedings to get underway closely parallels the 38 percent of Americans who believe Trump colluded with Russia to win the 2016 president election.
The White House has both publicly and privately suggested that Mueller's investigation will come to an end early in the new year, but that would appear to be wishful thinking. Recent reports have instead indicated that Mueller and his team could be working at least through the midterm elections in 2018 and possibly even beyond.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/support-dona … news_index
Transcript: Donald Trump’s Taped Comments About Women
OCT. 8, 2016
Following is an unedited transcript of the tape in which Donald J. Trump repeatedly made vulgar comments about women. Mr. Trump was filmed talking to the television personality Billy Bush of “Access Hollywood” on the set of “Days of Our Lives,” where Mr. Trump was making a cameo appearance. They are later joined by the actress Arianne Zucker. The transcription is by Penn Bullock of The New York Times.
Donald J. Trump: You know and ...
Unknown: She used to be great. She’s still very beautiful.
Trump: I moved on her, actually. You know, she was down on Palm Beach. I moved on her, and I failed. I’ll admit it.
Trump: I did try and fuck her. She was married.
Unknown: That’s huge news.
Trump: No, no, Nancy. No, this was [unintelligible] — and I moved on her very heavily. In fact, I took her out furniture shopping.
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/08/us/d … cript.html
Trump's Deputy Drug Czar Is A 24-Year-Old With A Flimsy Work History
Dominique Mosbergen,HuffPost• January 22, 2018
A 24-year-old appointed to a top position in the White House drug policy office has come under scrutiny in recent days for his scanty résumé and lack of qualifications.
A new Washington Post report reveals that one of Taylor Weyeneth’s few previous jobs ended ignominiously. Weyeneth was “let go” from a New York law firm in 2015 because he didn’t show up to work, the paper reports.
Weyeneth was appointed last year as deputy chief of staff of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, or ONDCP, which coordinates federal drug-control efforts, and questions have recently been raised about his fitness for the role.
Prior to his work for the Trump administration, the only job he’d held since graduating from college in 2016 was working on President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Post reported earlier this month. As a high schooler, Weyeneth worked for a family firm that processed health products; and as an undergraduate, he had a job as a legal assistant at the New York law firm O’Dwyer & Bernstien.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-apos-d … 16887.html
The World's Ugliest American
Richard North Patterson,HuffPost• January 23, 2018
One year into the Trump administration, as our president prepares for his trip to address the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, here is the dynamic abroad: No foreign enemy could have degraded America’s global standing so completely in so short a time.
In word and deed, Donald Trump personifies the American ignoramus abroad. He insults foreign leaders in tweets, then melts in their presence. He switches positions based on personal flattery. He parades his ignorance of geopolitics. His erratic behavior and bellicose boasts provoke alarm in a nuclear age.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/world-apos-u … 16003.html
https://defence.pk/pdf/attachments/c6r2 … pg.448765/
Fat Trump very healthy?
'President for life' not a bad idea, Trump says of China proposal
By Amy Lieu | Fox News
"He's now president for life. President for life. And he's great. I think it's great. Maybe we'll give that a shot someday."
- President Donald Trump, referring to China's President Xi Jinping
Trump's remarks were reportedly met with laughter and applause during a luncheon for Republican donors at his Mar-a-Lago estate.
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/03/04 … posal.html
https://www.rt.com/usa/421279-trump-til … ‘Godmother of Torture’ Haspel should be in dock at The Hague, not head of CIA – John Kiriakou
Published time: 14 Mar, 2018
K: I think that he is going to have to take Trump’s lead on this. Trump made a decision that he is going to talk to the North Koreans and that is the end of the argument. At least on this, Pompeo is going to take a second seat. On Iran, however, they are in agreement. That is where we have to be worried. That is where I think we are going to see our next confrontation.
… The president has said a number of times that he wants to just do away with the [Iran nuclear] agreement. And Pompeo supports that. The president also has very strong supporters among the Gulf monarchies against Iran, and certainly among the Israelis. I think that he thinks that this is the right thing to do.
There have been disagreements between Trump and his Secretary of State Tillerson since he was appointed. Many people looked upon him… as a stabilizing voice within the Trump administration. He was in favor of maintaining the Joint Plan of Action with Iran. And he is being replaced by Pompeo, who is an opponent of this agreement with Iran… Does Trump just want a ‘yes man’ at this particular time? - Colin Cavell, associate professor of political science at Bluefield State College
Trump wants a war on Iran?
Saudi crown prince bragged that Jared Kushner gave him CIA intelligence about other Saudis saying 'here are your enemies' days before 'corruption crackdown' which led to torture and death
5 April 2018
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article … z5CIz1PiyB
One of the challenges for U.S. companies and trade groups is that they’ve never experienced a president as unpredictable as Trump, who doesn’t always follow normal protocol, said Lee Drutman, a senior fellow at New America, a Washington think tank, who has written about lobbying.
Trump "seems to change his mind all the time and only listen to a handful of people right around him,” Drutman said. “So it makes lobbying more difficult.”
It’s still early stages for the coalition, which is considering the next steps its members might take together and individually, Castaneda said. They’re reviewing the more than 1,300 products on the list for proposed tariffs and plan to argue for exclusions during a formal comment period that ends May 11.
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/rare-coa … 00268.html
Is there a tyrant among us? What would Shakespeare say?
Jerry Adler,Yahoo News•May 7, 2018
A cynical demagogue achieves the height of power through deceit and treachery, and proceeds to rule ruthlessly. Brooding, suspicious, and captive of his own angry whims, he dismisses or alienates the very allies who helped his rise, until he must face, virtually alone, the righteous retribution of those he has exploited and wronged.
Sound familiar? It should: It is the plot of one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays, Richard III, which also forms the heart of a new book by the scholar and Pulitzer-prize-winning author Stephen Greenblatt, Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics. Any resemblance to current events or personalities is strictly intentional.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/tyrant-among … 41055.html
Trump blasts some deported immigrants: 'These aren't people. These are animals.'
David Knowles,Yahoo News
President Trump has made 3,001 false or misleading claims so far
By Glenn Kessler, Salvador Rizzo and Meg Kelly May 1,2018
In the 466 days since he took the oath of office, President Trump has made 3,001 false or misleading claims, according to The Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president.
That’s an average of nearly 6.5 claims a day.
When we first started this project for the president’s first 100 days, he averaged 4.9 claims a day. Slowly, the average number of claims has been creeping up.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fac … ms-so-far/
In Rebuke of Trump, Tillerson Says Lies Are a Threat to Democracy
By Gardiner Harris
May 16, 2018
WASHINGTON — In a veiled rebuke of President Trump, former Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson warned on Wednesday that American democracy was threatened by a growing “crisis of ethics and integrity.”
“If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we as American citizens are on a pathway to relinquishing our freedom,” he said in a commencement address at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
Even small falsehoods and exaggerations are problematic, Mr. Tillerson said. He did not mention Mr. Trump by name, although the president is prone to both.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/16/us/p … trump.html
McCain does not want Trump at his funeral: reports
AFP AFP•May 5, 2018
McCain and Trump have had a rough relationship, particularly during the 2016 presidential primary, when Trump said McCain -- a POW for years in Vietnam -- was not really a war hero because he was captured.
Last summer Trump slammed McCain for a "no" vote that helped doom a key bill to repeal Obamacare -- the health care reforms passed into law under president Barack Obama.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/mccain-does- … 54862.html
Donald Trump's America: The rogue superpower
Robert Kagan, The Washington Post June 14, 2018
the United States as rogue superpower, neither isolationist nor internationalist, neither withdrawing nor in decline, but active, powerful and entirely out for itself. In recent months, on trade, Iran, NATO defense spending and perhaps even North Korea, Trump has shown that a president willing to throw off the moral, ideological and strategic constraints that limited U.S. action in the past can bend this intractable world to his will, at least for a while.
Trump is not merely neglecting the liberal world order; he is milking it for narrow gain,rapidly destroying the trust and sense of common purpose that have held it together and prevented international chaos for seven decades. The successes he is scoring - if they are successes - derive from his willingness to do what past presidents have refused to do: exploit the great disparities of power built into the postwar order, at the expense of the United States' allies and partners.
https://www.newstimes.com/opinion/artic … 995132.php
Trump: I'm 'concerned' Russia may interfere in midterms to help Democrats
BY BRETT SAMUELS - 07/24/18
http://thehill.com/homenews/administrat … -democrats
A shameless liar.
From the NFL to LeBron James: How Trump 'crash-landed' into the world of sports
DEENA ZARU Good Morning America August 10, 2018
https://www.yahoo.com/gma/lebron-james- … ories.html
Trump is just jealous because he fought the NFL with the USFL and went down in fucking flames. Just another failure to add to the heap.
Bribe payment to keep quiet.
THE FACTS: False. The campaign finance violations are crimes. While it's not a crime to pay someone to keep quiet, the Justice Department says the hush money payments arranged by Cohen to conceal allegations of Trump's extramarital affairs were actually unreported campaign contributions meant to influence the outcome of the election.
That's a critical assertion because it makes the payments subject to campaign finance laws, which restrict how much people can donate to a campaign and bar corporations from making direct contributions.
Though some campaign finance experts suggested before the guilty plea that the payments to two women who say they had sex with Trump could have been arranged for other purposes, such as protecting Trump's personal reputation, Cohen himself acknowledged that the goal was to affect the election and protect Trump's candidacy.
The $150,000 payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal by National Enquirer publisher American Media Inc. and the $130,000 payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels far exceeded permissible campaign contribution limits.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/ap-fact-chec … 53420.html
Trump Threatens Canada Again
SEPTEMBER 9, 2018
WASHINGTON - Returning to his bellicose trade rhetoric, US President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would cause the "ruination" of Canada if he imposed tariffs on Canadian-made cars.
Trump issued the threat during another day of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations that did not produce a deal between the U.S. and Canada. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland continued to describe the talks as constructive but provided no details.
Trump has repeatedly threatened to hit Canada with the auto tariffs if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to make NAFTA concessions. He had never before spoken about ruining Canada, but it was not clear if the rhetorical escalation was a deliberate, meaningful shift or merely impromptu loose talk.
http://www.alien-earth.com/articles.php … category=1