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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 127

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Our popular vote losing President’s misadventures begin today with questions of an actual investigation into his malfeasance despite mounting evidence that he obstructed justice, trying to take out Syria’s President Assad while backing ISIS belies our War Criminal-in-Chief’s claims of fighting terror, why our Loser-in-Chief’s profound ignorance and corruption are so dangerous, the lies keep coming from our Ignoramus-in-Chief, Fox faux news still acting as our Liar-in-Chief’s Ministry of Propaganda, poor people are only good for one thing – their votes – to Trump who, it turns out, can’t handle not having a mandate and losing all legitimacy, growing dangers of Trump’s Syrian War Crimes, how to fight back against the fraudulent atrocity called Trumpcare and a lot more.

Is Trump Under Federal Investigation – or Not? article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/trump-under-investigation-or-not

Despite mounting evidence that our minority-elect president obstructed justice, indications of an actual investigation remain scarce.

The US Seems Keener To Strike At Assad Than It Does To Destroy Isis article from Information Clearing House. –
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47288.htm

Our Loser-in-Chief’s growing list of Syrian War Crimes is compounded by his phony claims of fighting ISIS while killing scores of innocent civilians and Syrian Military personnel…

What’s More Frightening Than an Evil World Leader? A Stupid One article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/whats-more-frightening-evil-world-leader-stupid-one

Having a profoundly ignorant and corrupt president can be extremely dangerous.

The anti-innovation presidency article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/agenda/story/2017/06/23/the-anti-innovation-president-000464

Having no policies and no mandate is causing issues for our impotent leader:

““Innovation” is one of those Washington priorities, like “security” or “the children,” that politicians in both parties tend to describe as investments rather than spending. Even as budget wars have raged on Capitol Hill, there’s been a fairly broad consensus that funding research and development is vital to American competitiveness. The Beltway seems to churn out an inexhaustible supply of bipartisan reports proclaiming that bigger government investments in science and technology today will pay economic dividends for taxpayers down the road.

This week has been “tech week” at the White House, and President Trump has jumped onto the rhetorical bandwagon, hailing the glories of innovation. “My administration is embracing a new spirit of innovation that will make life better for all Americans,” he told a group of technology leaders gathered in the Oval Office on Monday; he doubled down Thursday, promising another group of new-economy executives that his government would “help unleash technological breakthroughs that will transform our lives.”

But Trump’s 2018 budget goes the opposite direction: It proposes the deepest cuts in innovation investments that any administration has ever proposed.

Not only does the Trump budget slash climate science and clean energy research beloved by Trump’s critics, it whacks advanced manufacturing programs and fossil energy research catering to Trump’s supporters, as well as basic science and medical research beloved by almost everyone. It’s a powerful rejection of the innovation-industrial complex, and even though Congress is likely to ignore most of it, a similarly powerful reflection of Trump’s political war on Washington elites…”

Trump brags about lying on Twitter to influence Comey’s sworn testimony article from Think Progress. –
https://thinkprogress.org/trump-brags-about-lying-on-twitter-to-influence-comeys-sworn-testimony-30a98aa1bb39

Our gift that keeps on giving says he purposely lied to the public about ‘tapes’ to influence Comey’s sworn testimony…

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 126

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Today’s misadventures of our minority-elect President begin with the real scandals being ignored by corporate media’s obsession over our demented leader, the list of Syrian war crimes committed by Trump is growing, our Con Artist-in-Chief lied about reducing drug prices and is preparing an ‘Executive Order’ that appears to be penned by Big Pharma, our national embarrassment’s infrastructure initiative scam is failing – as is everything else he does, miscreants in our Loser-in-Chief’s White House are still deflecting important questions, our dimwitted dip shit’s lasting legacy taking shape as his net worth and popularity are sinking, now we know why the Senate kept their version of Trumpcare secret – it’s deplorable, Trump lied about having tapes of Comey – who wasn’t the only one Trump attempted to obstruct justice with, why our wannabe dictator’s attempts at authoritarianism are going to fail and much more.

Real Scandals The Trump-Obsessed Media Are Ignoring article from Investor’s Business Daily. –
http://www.investors.com/politics/editorials/real-scandals-the-trump-obsessed-media-are-ignoring/

Many of the scandals involve Trump’s predecessor.

Trump team takes victory lap after GOP special-election wins article from Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-team-takes-victory-lap-gop-special-election-wins-123404363.html

Taking victory laps is nice but Trump and his ilk conveniently neglect mentioning all the voter suppression that helped the GOP candidates win.

More Evidence of US Support for ISIS article from Information Clearing House. –
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/47279.htm

The list of war crimes in Syria committed by our impotent man-boy leader is growing.

The very shady way that Donald Trump’s new lawyer got very, very rich article from Think Progress. –
https://thinkprogress.org/donald-trump-of-lawyers-722308f007a4

In order to work for a fraud you apparently need to be a fraud:

“Donald Trump’s new lawyer is the Donald Trump of lawyers.

On paper, Donald Trump is a lawyer’s dream client. Deep pockets. A seemingly never-ending stream of legal problems. And a high-profile that can transform his confidants into minor celebrities.

Trump’s the kind of client that could pay off a lawyer’s mortgage, put their children through college, buy them a sexy sports car, and leave them with enough attorney’s fees left over to pay for a vacation home.

And yet Trump’s struggled to find counsel to represent him in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign’s Russia ties. As one lawyer told Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff, “the guy won’t pay and he won’t listen.” Trump’s reputation as a blowhard who doesn’t pay his bills and won’t stop sending damaging tweets reportedly left many of Washington’s best lawyers unwilling to represent the President of the United States…”

It’s Trump’s Party Now article from The Atlantic. –
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/06/its-trumps-party-now/531066/

Were it not for rampant GOP voter obstruction and suppression Trump and the corrupt politicians that support him wouldn’t be in office and now the GOP is owned by our Loser-in-Chief.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 125

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Our minority-elect Loser-in-Chief’s misadventures begin with a thinly veiled statement about not paying attention to anonymous sources – despite the inept irony of anonymous sources being quoted constantly by corporate media – when it comes to Trump’s obstruction of justice investigation by his ‘Justice’ Department, making corruption a family affair, why Trump’s Cuba policies will fail, more on why our demented delusionist isn’t fit to hold the office he does, Trump admits he’s under investigation – and it’s driving him crazy, leak from inside the White House reveals more insight into our dimwitted dip shit’s impending implosion, why defending Trump’s tenure since being ‘elected’ by a minority based on being clueless, not criminal isn’t going to work, resistance victories against our popular vote losing President are mounting, Trump and his Treasury Department minions want to enable more fraud to destroy everything you’ve worked for, Trump’s lies keep coming and much more.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein set off alarms with a veiled statement about leaks article from AOL News. –
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/06/16/deputy-attorney-general-rod-rosenstein-set-off-alarms-with-a-vei/22355085/

It appears Trump’s Justice Department is trying to deflect criticism of our illegitimate, minority-elect leader, telling us to beware of ‘anonymous’ sources – when all the corporate media quotes nothing but anonymous sources to justify the government’s illegal actions and claims…

Mueller’s Russia Investigation Now Targeting Jared Kushner article from The Independent Journal. –
http://ijr.com/2017/06/900032-muellers-investigation-now-targeting-jared-kushner-russia-probe/

Corruption is a family affair for our Loser-in-Chief and his family.

Dear President Trump: ‘Obstruction of justice’ doesn’t mean what you think it means article from Think Progress. –
https://thinkprogress.org/someone-needs-to-explain-obstruction-of-justice-to-donald-trump-ff78862b7f3

The more Trump tweets, the deeper the hole he digs for himself…

Groveling Before the Mad King: Donald Trump’s Cabinet of Sycophants article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/donald-trumps-cabinet-sycophants

On the Nazi-esque cabinet meeting our wannabe dictator recently held:

“On Monday, June 12, the 143rd day of his presidency, Donald Trump convened his first meeting with all his Cabinet members. As they sat in the West Wing of the White House, Trump first complimented himself before asking them to praise his accomplishments as president.

Trump’s Cabinet members dutifully responded, one by one. But White House chief of staff Reince Priebus’ groveling was perhaps the most pathetic: “On behalf of the entire senior staff around you, Mr. President, we thank you for the opportunity and the blessing you’ve given us to serve your agenda and the American people. And we’re continuing to work every day to accomplish those goals.”

This is not funny. This is not normal.

Trump is vainglorious, a personality trait that can be compelling for a character in a Shakespearean tragedy or a Greek play, but disastrous when channeled by the leader of a country.

Trump’s actions on Monday are but one more reminder that he is a plutocratic authoritarian with no regard or respect for basic norms of democracy or human decency. He leads a cult of personality whose members will not abandon him; he is backed by a political party that worships power and will abandon American democracy in order to advance its goals…”

A Progressive Electoral Wave Is Sweeping the Country article from The Nation. –
https://www.thenation.com/article/a-progressive-electoral-wave-is-sweeping-the-country/

Bernie Sanders – who was totally disenfranchised big time out of being the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee – and his supporters are making Trump voters pay and the media isn’t paying attention.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 124

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Today’s misadventures of our illegitimate, minority-elect president begin with him being very upset that he’s being investigated for obstruction of justice, our incompetent leader was a lousy business man and he’s an even lousier president, our profoundly corrupt and ignorant wannabe dictator is causing yuge problems for the GOP, we’ll soon see the fate of Trump’s Muslim Ban, another loser Trump nominated for a cabinet position goes down in flames, our illegitimate Loser-in-Chief doing his damnedest to deflect attention from his imminent implosion with more Twitter tantrums, the case for impeaching our incorrigibly inept leader – and why he’s such a failure, Trump and the GOP have no mandate and much more.

Trump lashes out after report says he’s being investigated for possible obstruction of justice article from Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-lashes-report-says-hes-investigated-possible-obstruction-justice-113758615.html

After all his chicanery it’s hard to believe he didn’t know what was coming…

The Russia investigation is now inside the Oval Office article from CNN. –
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/15/politics/trump-obstruction/index.html

More on the widening scope of the investigation into Trump and his ilks Russia scandal.

A Pattern In Trump’s Policy Pitches: Paltry Particulars article from NPR. –
http://www.npr.org/2017/06/15/532838090/a-pattern-in-trumps-policy-pitches-paltry-particulars

It’s simple: Trump was a lousy business man and he’s an even lousier president that has no mandate…

The unpopular Trump is shrinking the GOP article from The Washington Post. –
https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2017/06/14/the-unpopular-trump-is-shrinking-the-gop/

It’s getting to the point where the GOP is going to pay a huge price for our dimwitted dip shit’s corruption and ignorance:

“President Trump has two problems. First, public disapproval of the president and a lack of confidence in him are skyrocketing. Second, Republicans’ solace that “at least the GOP is with him” may be misguided.

As for the overall numbers, his disapproval rating hit a new high of 60 percent in the Gallup poll. In the latest Politico-Morning Consult poll, 53 percent of voters think former FBI director James B. Comey is very or somewhat honest. By a margin of 45 percent to 32 percent, voters pick Comey over Trump when it comes to honesty. A strong plurality of voters think Trump fired Comey over the Russia investigation, not due to concerns about his performance (47 percent to 36 percent).

By a large majority, voters disfavor his signature bill, the American Health Care Act (which now he concedes is “mean”!). Big tax cuts for the rich, the heart of his tax plan, are unpopular as well. In short, even if Trump could get back to his agenda, it is not going to find favor with the voters.

As for GOP support, let’s keep in mind a few things. First, he’s a minority president who got only 46.1 percent of the vote. He cannot afford to lose voters; he needs to gain support from independents and even Democrats. Second, the Virginia gubernatorial primary results and generic congressional polling show that Democrats have a decisive advantage when it comes to enthusiasm and engagement. Third, we have the Virginia gubernatorial primary results and in a week we will have the results of Georgia’s 6th Congressional District special election to test the proposition that as the GOP becomes the Party of Trump, it becomes less attractive to a mass of voters who have traditionally considered themselves to be Republicans. A shrunken GOP means losses in 2018, the potential for the House to flip to Democratic control and proceed to impeachment, and the emergence of either a primary challenger to Trump, a third-party movement or an enlarged Democratic Party with GOP defectors…”

In Russia probe, Trump wants executive privilege – but without invoking it article from USA Today. –
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/06/15/russia-probe-trump-wants-executive-privilege-but-without-invoking/102861892/

Life is hell when you run a Democracy instead of a dictatorship…

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 123

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Today’s minority-elect presidential mishaps begin with Trump’s yuge violation of the emoluments clause and reports of his being investigated for obstruction of justice, poll reveals that majority of voters trust Comey over Trump – and think Trump is lying, Trump’s Russia scandal games are going to backfire, for one brief moment Trump actually acted almost presidential, the delusions of our minority-elect President’s supporters trying to absolve him of blame for the shooting in DC and much more.

Trump is ushering in a kleptocracy. That’s why he is being sued article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/14/trump-ushering-kleptocracy-why-being-sued

On our illegitimate, popular vote losing President’s violation of the emoluments clause with all the foreign money he’s receiving while ‘leading’ this country.

Stonewalling Sessions Runs Away From Tough Questions in Senate Inquiry article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/testy-jeff-sessions-denies-and-dodges-senate-hearing

Trump’s illegitimate Attorney General purposely deflected questions to avoid responsibility for his Russian ties.

Poll: Voters trust Comey over Trump article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/14/trump-comey-trust-voters-239510

Not surprising given that the majority that didn’t vote for our Liar-in-Chief don’t believe or trust him…

Trump stopped from firing Mueller after he learned special counsel if friends with Comey: report article from The Raw Story. –
http://www.rawstory.com/2017/06/trump-stopped-from-firing-mueller-after-learning-special-counsel-is-friends-with-comey-report/

Never mind the fact that the president can’t fire the special counsel – in this case it would be suicide for Trump:

“According to a report in the New York Times, President Donald Trump had already planned to fire Robert Mueller after he learned the special counsel is friends with fired FBI Director James Comey.

The report stated that Trump was angered when he learned of the relationship and made plans to dump Mueller before being convinced it would be a disastrous move.

Sources say Trump that was telling staff, visitors and advisers last week that he felt Mueller had become part of a “witch hunt’ against him and wanted him gone.

Trump reportedly became aware of the longtime relationship between Mueller and Comey after being alerted to reports on Breitbart News and other conservative media outlets…”

Trump’s Travel Costs Are Staggering, Yet Five Years Ago He Complained About $1 Million Annually for Biden article from Newsweek on Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-apos-travel-costs-staggering-193103024.html

Standard operating procedure for our fatally-flawed  incompetent leader includes hypocrisy – and expecting others to do as he says not as he does…

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 122

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Today’s misadventures of our man-boy delinquent begins with news of voters trusting major media outlets more than our incompetent Liar-in-Chief, Trump’s delusional tirades are catching up to him, info on Trump’s first Orwellian cabinet meeting – Trump’s alternate reality that was filled with lies – and the demented delusions it entailed, more on the national embarrassment that is our president and the damage he is inflicting on our country, why Republicans keep letting the profoundly corrupt, dimwitted dip shit in the White House making them look foolish, Trump’s miscreantic Attorney General suddenly develops amnesia during his Senate hearing, the fact that Trump has lost all touch of reality has become blatantly obvious in less than six months, wondering why our War Criminal-in-Chief – who is in Syria illegally – is killing Syrians that are fighting ISIS and much more.

New Poll Shows Voters Trust Major Media Outlets More Than Trump article from The Independent Journal Review. –
http://ijr.com/2017/06/897205-new-poll-shows-voters-trust-major-media-outlets-trump/

Trump’s lies are finally catching up to him…

Revealed: reality of life working in an Ivanka Trump clothing factory article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/13/revealed-reality-of-a-life-working-in-an-ivanka-trump-clothing-factory

In many ways Ivanka is the spitting image of her demented daddy…

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: When the Liar in Chief is a representative of lying culture article from The Daily Kos. –
http://www.dailykos.com/story/2017/6/12/1670768/-Abbreviated-Pundit-Round-up-When-the-Liar-in-Chief-is-a-representative-of-lying-culture

Trump lies so much that he can’t keep up with them all – and it’s hurting the ‘media’ that support him and pushes his lies.

If Republicans lose the House, Trump will be impeached article from The Los Angeles Times. –
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-goldberg-impeach-trump-house-20170613-story.html

Trump’s brown shirts in Congress won’t be able to protect our popular vote losing president for much longer:

“The 1998 midterm election was a debacle for Republicans, particularly then-Speaker Newt Gingrich. Since Reconstruction, no president had seen his party gain seats in the House in a midterm election six years into his presidency. Gingrich, who made the election a referendum on impeaching President Clinton, resigned after the loss. Clearly the voters had sent the signal, “Don’t do it.”

The White House thought it had dodged a bullet. But one morning, over Thanksgiving break, then-White House Chief of Staff John Podesta was running in Washington’s Rock Creek Park when it hit him: GOP leaders are “not going to let their members off the hook. They’re going to beat and beat and beat on them until they vote for impeachment.”

It fell to Podesta to tell the still-celebrating White House staff that the midterms meant nothing, the push to impeach the president in the House was a runaway train that could not be derailed. “This thing is rigged,” Podesta announced at a Monday morning staff meeting. “We are going to lose.”

President Trump’s White House could use a John Podesta about now. Because no one seems to have told them that the Democrats are every bit as committed to impeaching Trump as the GOP was to impeaching Clinton. The difference, of course, is that the Democrats don’t control the House — yet…”

Trump: Fake news media ‘has never been so wrong or so dirty’ article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/13/trump-media-fake-news-tweet-239471

Trump’s bogus claims of fake media aren’t working and his desperation – as well as his fake news about fake news – is growing.

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Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Trump’s sordid history of lying under oath begins today’s misadventures of our illegitimate, minority-elect President, Trump’s legislative agenda imploding because of his scandals and the fact that he has no mandate, more on the damage done by our impotent leader’s tenure and why it’s time for him to go, our Loser-in-Chief invites cabinet members to praise him during meeting, more on Trump’s infrastructure privatization scam, one thing to remember about Trump is that the only thing he loves more than himself is his businesses – and he’s not going to give them up just because he’s the president, Trump’s Muslim Ban gets shot down in court again, Trump’s approval ratings plummeting after his lies and twitter tantrums over Comey and much more.

If Trump testifies under oath, any lies would be perjury. Does he know that? article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/12/if-trump-testifies-under-oath-any-lies-would-be-perjury-does-he-know-that

More on the fact that Trump has a history of lying under oath and testifying about the Russia scandal would not change that.

Legislative Agenda Gets Tougher for Trump article from Roll Call. –
http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/comey-speaks-domestic-agenda-gets-tougher-trump

Our lackluster Loser-in-Chief has no mandate so he will have a hard time pushing his fraudulent agenda.

Trump Has Created a Political Landscape So Much Stranger Than Most of Us Are Willing to Admit article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/right-wing/american-wonderland-trump-world-much-stranger-it-seems

On the dystopian dipshittery created by Trump’s conflicts of interest, dishonesty, torture, Corporatocracy, Russian connections and more.

Russia cloud settles in over Trump’s White House article from CNN. –
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/12/politics/trump-sessions-comey/index.html

On Trump’s ongoing Russia scandal and the damage being done:

“Washington (CNN)The Russia “cloud” is growing over President Donald Trump and threatening to wreck another week for the embattled White House as one of his closest allies tries to avoid a public spectacle on Capitol Hill.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that he would testify before Senate Russia investigators caught everyone — including the intelligence committee — by surprise. Now, before he even testifies, the focus is both on Sessions and whether or not he would appear before the TV cameras like former FBI Director James Comey did last week, when 19.5 million Americans watched.

Trump team has struggled to move the focus away from Russia.

The White House is hoping this week to drive a message focused on his agenda. His daughter and top adviser, Ivanka Trump, is leading events focused on workforce development and college affordability…”

My Lawyers Got Trump to Admit 30 Lies Under Oath article from Bloomberg. –
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-06-12/trump-s-history-of-lies-according-to-biographer-timothy-o-brien

More on Trump’s history of lying under oath.

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Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Trump foolishly banking on his dwindling support base to weather his Russian scandal storm, our Loser-in-Chief postpones his trip to Britain due to his growing unpopularity, Donnie Jr. appears to confirm that his father obstructed justice when asking Comey to shut down his Russia investigation, on the damage that can be done by our ignorant buffoon of a president, how the right-wing media spins lies for our impotent leader – whose delusional beliefs include him being above the law, a reminder of why Trump testifying under oath is pointless and will not stop his lies, Trump’s twitter tantrums and propaganda-filled rant charades are destroying his presidency and more.

Trump rebuffs bipartisanship, banks on base to tame turmoil article from Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-rebuffs-bipartisanship-banks-tame-turmoil-162636251.html

Betting on a dwindling base to help get you through your scandals isn’t going to work too well for our illegitimate, popular votes losing president.

Trump’s Defense of Taking Foreign Money is Historically Illiterate article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/06/11/trumps-defense-of-taking-foreign-money-is-historically-illiterate-215244

The claims from Trump’s ‘Justice’ Department lawyers of our fraudulent national embarrassment being able to take money from foreign governments are all wrong.

Dem rep on Trump: ‘I know a con artist when I see one’ article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/337298-dem-rep-on-trump-i-know-a-con-artist-when-i-see-one

More on the lies being told by our impotent president in defending his decision to talk to Comey about Flynn and the Russia scandal.

Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain put on hold article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/11/donald-trump-state-visit-to-britain-put-on-hold

Seems our Loser-in-Chief is starting to realize how unpopular he really is:

“Donald Trump has told Theresa May in a phone call he does not want to go ahead with a state visit to Britain until the British public supports him coming.

The US president said he did not want to come if there were large-scale protests and his remarks in effect put the visit on hold for some time.

The call was made in recent weeks, according to a Downing Street adviser who was in the room. The statement surprised May, according to those present.

The conversation in part explains why there has been little public discussion about a visit.

May invited Trump to Britain seven days after his inauguration when she became the first foreign leader to visit him in the White House. She told a joint press conference she had extended an invitation from the Queen to Trump and his wife Melania to make a state visit later in the year and was “delighted that the president has accepted that invitation”….”

Donald Trump Jr. appears to corroborate Comey’s version of the Oval Office meeting with Trump article from AOL News. –
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/06/11/donald-trump-jr-appears-to-corroborate-comeys-version-of-the-o/22136863/

Profound ignorance runs deep in the Trump family: Donnie Jr. confirms that his father suggested Comey shut down his Russia investigation – which is tantamount to obstruction of justice…

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Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Today’s misadventures of our illegitimate popular vote losing president begin with potentially fatal fallout from Comey’s testimony, more on Trump’s obstructing justice and the growing impeachment movement, defending Trump’s corrupt ignorance won’t bode well for the GOP or America, why you need to be careful of what you wish for, adding one more War Crime to Trump’s list of illicit accomplishments and more.

Donald Trump survived Comey’s testimony, but the fallout could be fatal article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/jun/10/trump-james-comey-testimony-obstruction-justice-analysis

Revelations from Comey’s testimony – despite the demented delusions of Trump and his minions – could overshadow our lackluster leader’s presidency.

OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE: HERE’S THE LEGAL DEFINITION article from The Intercept. –
https://theintercept.com/2017/06/08/obstruction-of-justice-heres-the-legal-definition/

Corruptly, by threats or force, or any threatening letter or communication, endeavors to influence, intimidate, or impede is guilty of obstruction. The relevant section of the federal legal code pertaining to obstruction of justice can be found here.

BUSTED: Trump Treasury Pick Took 4-Week Course on Dartmouth Campus and Called It a Degree article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/busted-trump-treasury-pick-took-4-week-course-dartmouth-campus-and-called-it

Here’s a shocker: Trump chooses another fraud to add to his perfidious collection of saboteurs in the Federal government….

On impeaching Trump article from The Los Angeles Times. –
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-impeach-trump-20170610-story.html

Calls for Trump’s impeachment are growing:

“Former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee exacerbated concerns that President Donald Trump may have tried to kill an investigation into his national security advisor, and in so doing committed a criminal offense — obstruction of justice. On the same day but across the Atlantic, the British election that demonstrated surprisingly weak public support for Prime Minster Theresa May served as a reminder of how different the tools are here, in the United States, for dealing with an unpopular or failing elected leader than they are in a parliamentary system.

We cannot call snap elections or votes of no confidence. A president is elected to a four-year term and is not subject to recall. In four years, the people weigh in again and say yes or no to a second term, after they have some perspective on his performance. To cut short a president’s term in office before it is finished is to contravene the will of the people as expressed in the election — the most fundamental act of democracy — and should be done in only the rarest and most exceptional of cases.

The Times has made no secret of its opposition to Trump — to his policies, certainly; but also to his fluid relationship with fact, to his embrace of fringe political theories and movements, to his disrespect for basic institutions of democratic government, to his careless handling of intelligence, to his cavalier attitude toward alliances and partnerships that have stood the country in good stead. We believe his election and continuing tenure as commander in chief are bad for the nation. We see no evidence that he will grow into the job. We look forward to the day when he is no longer president.

The Constitution provides a procedure for a president to be impeached and removed from office. Although the criteria are “treason, bribery and other high crimes and misdemeanors,” and the impeachment process has some of the form of a legal prosecution — with the House of Representatives acting as grand jury and prosecutor and the Senate acting as judge and jury — impeachment ultimately is a question of political power. Congress will define for itself what constitutes an impeachable and removable offense, and no court can step in to override its decision. The option should be used if the president appears to have committed a serious crime, but also if his actions pose a serious and irreversible danger to the nation. If it is merely a question of policies with which we disagree, that is a problem better left for the next election…”

What Trump Doesn’t Know Will Hurt Us article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/war_stories/2017/06/the_dangerous_gop_excuse_about_trump_s_inexperience_in_the_comey_affair.html

Claiming ignorance as an excuse for enabling the crimes of America’s worst-ever President will not bode well for the GOP or America…

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 118

Chronicling the misadventures of our minority-elect President’s alternate reality, alternative facts and the miscreants that comprise his administration so you don’t have to:

Today’s misadventures of our illegitimate popular vote losing president begins with the absurdity of the spin being spewed by his minions – defending ignorance with ignorance – after Comey’s testimony, how ‘free speech’ rallies are actually a breeding ground for Trump-loving terrorists, Trump’s infrastructure privatization scam is losing ground, Trump willing to lie under oath about Comey conversations, the demented disaster that is the Trump presidency, it’s growing more difficult for Trump’s brown shirts to defend him based on his own words, why Trump’s infrastructure privatization scam won’t work, our national embarrassment’s ‘justice’ department trying to justify Trump being able to take payments from foreign governments, the Donald Trump lies you forgot and a lot more.

Comey Forces Trump Defenders Into Extreme and Absurd Spin article from Mother Jones. –
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/06/comey-statement-trump-defenders-absurd-spin/

Listening to the desperate delusions of Trump and his minions trying to defend him is comical.

Either Trump or Comey is lying. Who might it be? article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jun/09/trump-or-comey-lying-guess-who

Given our Liar-in-Chief’s track record, the answer is quite obvious.

Right-Wing ‘Free Speech’ Rallies Are a Potent Breeding Ground for Homegrown Terror article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/free-speech-rallies-breeding-ground-homegrown-terror

Many of Trump’s more ignorant minions are prone to turning violent – especially when encouraged to do so by our Loser-in-Chief.

Trump’s ‘infrastructure week’ goes off the rails article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/policy/transportation/337046-trumps-infrastructure-week-goes-off-the-rails

Trump’s infrastructure privatization scam is already falling apart:

“The White House’s self-proclaimed “infrastructure week” has generated a flurry of headlines on nearly everything else.

Part of the reason the initiative was overshadowed was ex-FBI Director James Comey’s gripping testimony on Capitol Hill, which commanded the attention of Washington and major cable news networks all week.

But much of the derailment on the infrastructure rollout has been of President Trump’s own making. He repeatedly veered off message in tweets and during infrastructure-themed speeches, flouting some of White House staffers’ carefully laid plans.

“They tried really hard, and certainly several people inside care deeply about this,” said Marcia Hale, president of Building America’s Future, who worked under the Clinton administration…”

Trump’s allies point to his ignorance and inexperience as a defense article from Rachel Maddow on MSNBC. –
http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/trumps-allies-point-his-ignorance-and-inexperience-defense

On how claiming profound corruption and ignorance is not a viable defense of our Ignoramus-in-Chief.

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