As Donald Trump continues to make a mess domestically and internationally, have his opponents learned anything? Nope.
Jim Acosta and CNN versus Trump and the MAGA crowd is the most entertaining storyline going in news media. Which is exactly how it was designed to be.
The Trump Tape is here. Long-time Trump attorney, and alleged “fixer” Michael Cohen has been in the news for having “tapes” of his conversations with President Trump, and now one such recording has been aired by CNN.
So this happened during the White House daily press briefing on Monday- Sec. Sanders announced not only is the president looking to take away former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance, he is also looking into the clearances of Comey, Clapper, Hayden, Rice and McCabe.
A Russian woman is under arrest and charged with acting as a foreign agent, but not as part of the ongoing Mueller Probe. Among other activities, her association with NRA events and other conservative groups are alleged to be part of a plan to win “back channel” relationships with the politically powerful.
DAG Rosenstein announced indictments of 12 Russian GRU members for various activities related to the 2016 Presidential Election.
President Donald Trump has made his second SCOTUS pick of his administration: Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh will be nominated to replace Anthony Kennedy.
Tea leaves, prognostications, wild guesses, and SCOTUS predictions sure to go wrong. Everyone can play in the “Who will be the next justice for the Supreme Court of the United States?”
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement. His pending vacancy will be the 2nd appointment by President Trump.
The predictable split of the Court on this matter portends the inevitable split between the left and right leaning citizenry, as many decisions this term have done. With the strong, provocative rhetoric from our President which underlies the whole thing, it is hard to reconcile the two sides.
After days of controversy over the “border separation” policy, President Trump has signed an executive order addressing the policy, while calling for Congress to also act.
Using outrage to draw an overreaction from opponents then becomes self-fulfilling prophecy of “See, those people really do hate us”; for Stephen Miller, immigration checks many boxes for engagement by enragement politics.
Paul Manafort is in custody after a US District court judge ruled he had violated the terms of his pre-trial release. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation had filed additional charges alleging Manafort had been attempting to tamper with witnesses in the six months of house arrest.
The impeachment of Donald Trump is the fondest wish of many Democrats. Be careful what you wish for!
Alice Marie Johnson has had her life sentence commuted by President Trump. Johnson’s reprieve comes after she has served 21 years of a life sentence, and is due in no small part to many advocates taking up her cause.
The US will win most trade wars, but not with Mexico.
Capping off a busy day at the White House, President Trump has issued a posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight boxing champion, for a 1913 conviction of violating the Mann Act. His arrest and imprisonment were for the crime of being a black man transporting a white woman across state lines.
President Trump, in a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un released this morning, has cancelled the proposed Singapore summit between the two leaders. The Trump-Kim Summit had been scheduled for June.
Vice President Mike Pence started his Thursday off by making a rare comment about the ongoing special counsel investigation, but it was events from earlier in the week that were still on the mind of many folks.
After weeks of speculation, President Trump announced by tweet that a place and date has been set for what would be the first meeting ever between the sitting president of the United States and the leader of North Korea, Kim. Jong-un, in Singapore.
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, alleged “fixer” at the center of the Stormy Daniels pay-off affair, is having a no-good, very bad day.
President Donald Trump announced he is withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) document, otherwise known as the Iran deal.
Somewhat buried by other news of the day, comes reports that some members of the House are working on articles of impeachment for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the man overseeing the Mueller Special Counsel investigation.
John Kelly reportedly may have allegedly called Trump names, possibly an idiot, maybe…
Well, look who’s back. Former NYC Mayor and long-time Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani has joined President Trumps legal team. Additionally, Jane Serene Raskin and Marty Raskin is also joining the Trump legal team.
Grading Trump’s first year, with an assist from sabermetrics.
The fake but accurate legends of intrigue emanating from the Trump Administration
The Trumpian worldview in full effect.
Sciencing elections may be a dead end.
The answers were staring at us in country music all along.
“November 8, 2016, 4pm. My boss swings by my desk. She’s smiling, putting her coat on, talking of champagne with neighbors. She leaves, I check Facebook. Lots of selfies. One from Liv- white pantsuit, red ‘I voted’ sticker, red lipstick to match. It’s all planned. I close it. I flash back to 2004, downtown Hilton, DNC headquarters. A young democrat plays a hopeful melody on the lobby piano while we all get drunk in the ballroom bracing for victory, which never comes.”
We can probably normalize this.
Hillary Clinton is not going to be president. Democratic electors need to accept this if they believe that extraordinary measures within the Electoral College are justified.
It’s abundantly clear that the Nintendo property is responsible for Trump’s victory, if you just believe everything I say.
The success of Trump demonstrates just how committed white Americans are to ethnic nationalism.
Prediction: Whichever candidate gets 51% of the vote will win.