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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 105

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:

Reports of Kushner attempting to establish private communication channels between Trump’s transition team and Moscow bring our dimwitted, dumb ass president’s Russia scandal closer to home, poverty is just a state of mind for Trump and the miscreants in his illegitimate administration, more on the joke that has become our impotent leader’s first farcical foreign follies – plus some of the most cringe-worthy highlights from it, a look at Pence’s related role in the Russia scandal – which actually deflects attention from other White House scandals, how our national embarrassment is destroying America’s reputation around the world, Trump’s growing credibility issue and much more.

DNC calls for Kushner to be fired from WH position article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/335388-dnc-calls-for-kushner-to-be-fired-from-wh-position

Reports that Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner attempted to establish private communication channels between his transition team and Moscow bring numb nut’s Russia scandal closer to home.

Poverty? Oh, that’s just a ‘state of mind’ for the Trump administration article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/26/poverty-state-of-mind-ben-carson-trump-administration

Ben Carson – another moron appointed by our Liar-in-Chief to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development – believes magical thinking is the secret to getting out of poverty…

White House may appoint legal team to monitor Trump tweets article from The New York Post. –
http://nypost.com/2017/05/26/white-house-may-appoint-legal-team-to-monitor-trump-tweets/

Why start now?

Trump Is a Bull in the China Shop of Global Diplomacy article from TruthDig. –
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/trump_is_a_bull_in_the_china_shop_of_global_diplomacy_20170526

More on the joke that is Trump’s first farcical foreign follies:

“Back in 2016 the talking heads on TV kept expecting candidate Trump, who made headlines almost daily saying racist and offensive things, to “transition.” Their theory was that he was acting out for his base in the GOP primaries but then would dial it back in the general election.

Months into his presidency, and he’s the same Donald Trump: a bull in the china shop of global diplomacy.

The disaster for U.S. relations (which is already hurting the U.S. economy through a fall in tourism and investment from abroad) went from the personal to the substantive.

Then there was that awkward moment when he refused to affirm the U.S. commitment under article 5 of NATO to come to the defense of members of the alliance. NATO invoked article 5 and sent tens of thousands of troops to Afghanistan for a decade after 9/11, but Trump isn’t about gratitude or appreciation of others.

The omission was significant because after Vladimir Putin’s unilateral annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and then interference in East Ukraine, European countries are depending on the U.S. to see that the Russian Federation does not go any further…”

Fake Ads in the Time of Trump article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/media/fake-ads-time-trump

Desperate times call for desperate measures to make our impotent, dimwitted dumb ass feel important.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 103

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:

White House tries to make Trump look good on his first dumbed-down foreign trip – despite the obvious, more evidence that there are still a lot of stupid people in this country, making friends – or a fool out of himself, depending on how you look at it – at NATO, Federal Appeals Court upholds the block on Trump’s Muslim ban, Trump can’t be trusted to keep any secrets – for obvious reasons, Trump’s Syrian war crimes piling up as his administrations illegally kills record number of civilians, Trump’s idiotic delinquent actions as he implodes over what is now a criminal investigation are going to be his downfall and more.

White House Middle East Victory Lap Draws Skepticism article from Roll Call. –
http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/white-house-middle-east-victory-lap-draws-skepticism

Because bragging about Trump’s first majorly dumbed-down Middle Eastern trip makes our impotent leader feel important.

Is this real life? Or is this a cabaret of the Von Trump family on tour? article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/25/is-this-real-life-or-is-this-a-cabaret-of-the-von-trump-family-on-tour

More on the joke that is our national embarrassment’s first foreign trip.

Montana Candidate Gianforte Cited for Misdemeanor Assault article from Roll Call. –
http://www.rollcall.com/news/politics/greg-gianforte-allegedly-assault-guardian-reporter

Another moronic GOP candidate with perfect qualifications to aid and abet the Trump cabal.

Why – and How – Is Trump’s Base Still Loyal to a Guy Who Is a Proven Disaster? article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/why-and-how-trumps-base-still-loyal-guy-who-proven-disaster

Trump’s minions reveal yet more evidence that there are a lot of stupid people in this country:

“Trump supporters haven’t been swayed by empathy or appeals to logic.

After all the lies, contradictions, hypocrisy, flip-flops, gaffes, unforced errors, self-pity, insults, provocations, threats, bullying, betrayals, disappointments, scapegoating, exploitation, nepotism, and corruption, why is Donald Trump still beloved by 35 percent of the country?

The most popular theory in the mainstream media is that Trumpists think Trump will bring jobs back. The hypothesis here is that their support for Trump derives entirely from economic anxiety over globalization, loss of manufacturing, the supposed failures of Obamacare, wage stagnation, income inequality, trade deficits, and soaring national debt. But economic angst does not really explain Trumpists’ unwavering devotion to Trump, whose cabinet appointments, executive orders and legislative proposals generally do not help or even pretend to help them.

Nor is the economic angst theory borne out by the evidence. As policy analyst Sean McElwee and Prof. Jason McDaniel recently wrote in The Nation, an analysis of “the comprehensive American National Election Studies pre- and post-election survey of over 4,000 respondents … [yielded] little evidence to suggest individual economic distress benefited Trump” in the 2016 election. And even though all the economic data indicate both that the unemployment rate is consistently below 5 percent and that immigrants help to improve the economy, Trumpists are determined to believe just the opposite…”

Russia looms over Trump’s meetings with European leaders article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/25/trump-nato-russia-europe-238797

It seems Trump allegiance – and potential collusion – with Russia is pissing much of the world off.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 102

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:

Democrats flip 2 – so far – Congressional seats courtesy of our illegitimate, minority-elect President’s dubious tenure, the need for a closer look at Trump’s foreign entanglements, why Trump will never recover from his Russia scandal, committing more fraud with his hotels while in the White House, wondering how long Trump’s GOP brown shirts will continue protecting him, Trump’s base is shrinking, the sham that is the Trump Cabal and more.

Democrats Just Flipped Seats In 2 Districts That Voted For Donald Trump article from The Huffington Post. –
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/democrats-win-two-elections_us_59250144e4b0ec129d3082d0

And so the Trump toll begins…

Donald Trump’s panoply of abuses demand more than a special counsel article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/23/donald-trump-abuse-of-power-special-prosecutor

Time for a much closer look at our dimwitted dumb ass president’s foreign entanglements and his growing conflicts of interest.

Why Trump Will Never Recover from His Russia Scandal article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/why-trump-will-never-recover-his-russia-scandal

The combination of profound corruption and ignorance won’t bode well for our national embarrassment of a President.

Donald Trump is trying to stick to the script – but he’s about to really mess up in the Middle East article from The Independent. –
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/donald-trump-saudi-arabia-riyadh-israel-palestine-sunni-shia-a7749921.html

There seems to be little if anything our impotent leader can do well:

“There he was talking of the ‘ultimate deal’ between Israel and the Palestinians – as if peace was just a commodity to be bought or sold

In Riyadh, Trump couldn’t mention where most of the the 9/11 hijackers came from or whose Sunni cult-faith was the inspiration for Isis – nor which country chopped off heads with Isis-like relish. (Answer: Saudi Arabia). And when he arrived in Israel on Monday, Trump was faced with a new censorship protocol: don’t mention who was occupying whose property in the West Bank or which country was outrageously and continuously stealing land – legally owned by Arabs – for Jews and Jews only. (Answer: Israel).

So bingo, in the biggest Middle East alliance ever created in history, the Saudis and the other Sunni Arab dictators and America’s crackpot President and Israel’s cynical Prime Minister have all agreed on the identity of the devil country they can all curse with one voice, inspirer of “world terror”, instigator of Middle East instability, the greatest threat to world peace: Shia Iran.

So within a few minutes of landing at Tel Aviv airport – part of whose runways actually lies on land legally owned by Palestinian Arabs 60 years ago – the Trump speechwriters (for Trump surely cannot write this stuff) were churning out once more their hatred of Iran, of Iran’s “terror”, of Iran’s plots, of Iran’s continuing desire to make a nuclear bomb. And all this when Iran has just re-elected a sane president who actually signed the nuclear agreement two years ago that substantially reduced Iran’s strategic threat to Israel, the Arabs and America…”

How Trump killed political mudslinging article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/24/trump-montana-mudslinging-special-election-238749

2 Democratic wins in special elections reveal that American’s aren’t paying attention to the fraudulent political ads enabled by the U.S. Supreme Court’s egregious ‘Citizens United’ decision which allows idiots like Trump to ‘win’ elections…

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 101

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 begins with telling Israel – a Middle Eastern country – that he just got back from the Middle East after visiting Saudi Arabia, Trump’s budget – which amounts to his biggest fraud since Trump University – takes $1.7 billion from health and safety nets while adding $1.6 billion for a useless wall on the Mexican border, resistance to Trump and his fraudulent ilk is growing, how Trump’s idiocy revived his dying Russia scandal, why Trump’s brand of stupidity is so dangerous, our lackluster leader’s approval ratings at lowest level since taking office, congratulating a murderous dictator for killing thousands of drug dealers speaks volumes to the delusion of our Ignoramus-in-Chief, fraud from Trump’s past coming back to haunt him and much more.

The Israeli Ambassador’s Cringe Face Says It All After Trump’s Middle East Gaffe article from PopSugar. –
https://www.popsugar.com/news/Donald-Trump-Middle-East-Comment-Israel-43565034

The national embarrassment we call a president really needs to try putting a little feeling into what he’s reading off a teleprompter too…

Trump’s budget: major slashes to social programs – but $1.6bn for the wall article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/22/donald-trump-budget-proposal-2018-social-care-border-wall

Our dimwitted dumb ass leader wants to slash $1.7 billion from ‘Social safety nets’ and spend it on building a useless wall.

Huge Increase in Anti-Trump Protest: 5 Signs Rsistance Is Growing Stronger article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/activism/huge-increase-anti-trump-protest-5-signs-resistance-growing-stronger

Resistance is building and as it grows so too will the victories over our fraudulent wannabe dictator’s draconian agenda.

Donald Trump’s Budget Will Never Pass. It’s Still Frightening. article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2017/05/22/donald_trump_s_budget_won_t_pass_is_still_terrifying.html

Trying to eviscerate all courtesy of the minority that ‘elected’ him:

“It’s often said that presidential budgets are mere “wish lists”—documents that let administrations showcase their principles and spell out policy ideas that have very little hope of making it into law. The White House can only make suggestions about spending, after all. The actual hard work of setting the government’s funding levels is done by Congress, where members have their own ideas and concerns.

But “wish list” feels like the wrong way to frame the repugnant grab bag of spending cuts Donald Trump’s staffers are preparing to drop on Tuesday. For starters, there’s a good chance our president doesn’t really understand the contents of the proposal going out under his name—recall that this is the man who couldn’t even be bothered to learn what was in the House health care bill he lobbied for. Trump won’t even be in the country when the budget is released. While that may just be a timing coincidence, it also feels aptly symbolic of the president’s personal investment in the proposal. It seems highly unlikely he truly cares much about whether most of the budget’s contents pass.

You might instead think of Trump’s first full budget—as is traditional for new administrations, the White House released a partial “skinny budget” in March—as a permission slip. It is essentially a stack of papers telling Republicans that they are free to go wild butchering essential pieces of the safety net in order to fund extraordinary tax cuts for the wealthy and increased defense spending. Food stamps? In Trump’s proposal, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program gets $193 billion in cuts over 10 years, and would allow states to stiffen work requirements for the program. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, aka welfare as we now know it? Its already anemic funding gets slashed by $21 billion. The administration is already trying to spin this kind of hatchet work as “welfare reform”—but it’s mostly just a signal to conservatives that they can get their cleavers out, should they feel compelled. The same goes for the $800 billion in Medicaid cuts, which mirror the reductions in the House health care bill, and the reported reductions to Social Security Disability Insurance. (Update, May 23, 8:46 a.m. Actually, it appears the proposed Medicaid cuts go billions go beyond what’s in the ACHA, enough to cut the program by 47 percent over a decade.)

None of this is especially surprising. Trump’s budget director is Mick Mulvaney, a former Tea Party congressman from South Carolina who seems to largely have been given free rein to design this blueprint. With Mulvaney in charge, it was always going to be a bloodbath, full of the kinds of cuts to social spending Republicans have been advocating for years…”

COULD TRUMP’S PAST DERAIL THE ‘ULTIMATE DEAL’? article from Vanity Fair. –
http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/05/donald-trump-israel-palestine-deal

Filing bankruptcy to avoid paying your debts and those that worked for you does not a ‘ultimate deal’ maker create.

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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:

Having a Comey recording in the White House would prove fatal for our minority-elect President, mulling a sweeping shake-up of his staff and cabinet after his very bad week – despite the obvious – which is only going to get worse, an explanation of our Liar-in-Chief’s credibility – or lack thereof – issues, Trump thinks he can get away with anything – which is rather ironic given the fact that it appears he never thinks before he speaks or does anything, Trump’s Russia scandal stars in Sunday morning political theater, another call for Trump’s impeachment from Harvard law professor, speculation about the removal of 3 of Trump’s stooges from key positions in his duplicitous cabinet, Dems fire another shot over the bow as they demand preservation of the ‘tapes’ – if they exist – for use in Trump’s upcoming Watergate scandal, Sessions exemplifies the problem of having a corrupt ‘Justice’ Department in bed with a corrupt White House, inconvenient data has no place in Trump’s land of delusion, GOP brown shirts are stuck in Trump’s train wreck presidency, Vice Chair of Trump’s bogus ‘Election Integrity’ sham confirms it’s all about suppressing voters and more.

Maddow: A Comey Tape Is Interesting Not Because Trump Recorded It, But Because It’s Subpoenable article from The Independent Journal Review. –
http://ijr.com/2017/05/871935-maddow-comey-tape-is-interesting-not-because-trump-recorded-it-but-because-its-subpoenable/

Sources say Comey hopes there is a tape, which is also interesting because not only would it be illegal, it would reveal that Trump has lied to whole time.

Scoop: Trump, irked at cabinet and staff, mulls sweeping shake-up article from Axios. –
https://www.axios.com/scoop-trump-irked-at-cabinet-and-staff-mulls-sweeping-shake-up-2407137307.html

Here’s some free advice Mr. President: Try looking in the mirror before you start blaming everyone else.

Is it time for Trump staff to lawyer up? article from Politico. –
http://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/14/trump-staff-lawyers-counsel-238360

With subpoenas coming from Congress and an active FBI investigation, it might not be a bad idea.

Trump’s dangerous credibility gap article from The Los Angeles Times. –
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-mcmanus-comey-credibility-20170514-story.html

Trump and his miscreantic administration lost all credibility long ago:

“When Donald Trump was merely a real estate mogul, he exaggerated flamboyantly and reporters considered it charming: He promoted Trump Tower as a 68-story building, even though it has only 58 floors. When Trump was a presidential candidate, he lied enthusiastically, but that didn’t prevent him from winning: He insisted falsely that he opposed the Iraq war from the start, to cite only one of many instances.

Now Trump is president, and his old habits haven’t changed. He’s still spinning bald-faced untruths whenever it suits his purpose.

The difference now is that the stakes are higher, and the lies more consequential. Earlier presidents husbanded their credibility as a precious commodity; not Trump. His modern predecessors from Lyndon B. Johnson to Barack Obama needed years to open a “credibility gap”; Trump produced his in record time. That’s not merely a problem of ethics or integrity; it’s a practical problem too. Trump doesn’t seem to know it, but he’s hurting his ability to govern.

As one of Napoleon’s aides said under not-quite-similar circumstances, this is worse than a crime; it’s a blunder…”

It Appears That Trump May Have Just Falsely Accused Himself of Wiretapping Himself article from Slate. –
http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2017/05/12/trump_accuses_trump_of_surveilling_trump_in_tapes_tweet.html

On how our dimwitted dumbass of a President keeps digging himself a bigger hole that he may never get out of.

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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 very bad week ending on a sour note as our little boy president’s ignorance and temperament are on full display for the world to see, Trump threatens Comey – before being forced to cancel his FBI visit due to an unlikely warm and welcome reception – with what appears to be his intention of blackmailing him, ten alternative facts for the post truth world courtesy of our Liar-in-Chief and the miscreants in his administration, turning his presidency into a bad joke, Trump’s anger – compounded by his profound ignorance – could prove dangerous, Trump may have just written his own articles of impeachment, putting a fraud in charge of trying to prove his odious ‘voter fraud’ claims will prove entertaining – before it comes back to bite him in the ass, our dimwitted dumbass president’s anti-immigration charades took another hit, high crimes and misdemeanors, virtually everyone has something to say about Trump’s terrible presidency, Trump’s GOP brown shirts still not moved enough – having lost their spines – to challenge our wannabe dictator, yet another illegible interview from our incoherent Bullshitter-in-Chief and a whole lot more.

The little boy president article from CNN. –
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/11/opinions/little-boy-president-opinion-dantonio/index.html

Trump threatens Comey: ‘Better hope’ there are no tapes of our conversations article from Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-threatens-comey-better-hope-no-tapes-conversations-131258224.html

Because threatening blackmail is soooo presidential…

Evening Trump Fuckuppery Roundup article from Mother Jones. –
http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2017/05/evening-trump-fuckupery-roundup

On how Trump’s White House continues imploding.

Ten alternative facts for the post truth world article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/may/12/post-truth-worst-of-best-donald-trump-sean-spicer-kellyanne-conway

A look at our illegitimate, minority-elect President and his miscreant’s attempts to validate their alternate reality:

“A word on definition: “post truth” is emphatically not the same as lies, spin and falsehood. What is new is not mendacity but the public’s response to it – the growing primacy of emotional resonance over fact and evidence, the replacement of verification with social media algorithms that tell us what we want to hear. Truth is losing its value as society’s reserve currency, and legitimate scepticism is yielding place to pernicious relativism.

Here, as a primer, are 10 classic examples of post truth, past and present.

1. ‘Alternative facts’

On the morning after Donald Trump’s inauguration in January, Sean Spicer, the new White House press secretary, called a special press conference and insisted belligerently that “this was the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period, both in person and around the globe”. The crowd in photographs of Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration looked larger, he claimed, because of new white floor coverings laid on the National Mall that had the effect of “highlighting areas where people were not standing, while in years past, the grass eliminated this visual”.

As angry as Spicer and his boss might be, their position was hilariously unsustainable. It fell to Kellyanne Conway, senior aide to the president, to find some way of squaring the epistemological circle, of reconciling bogus claim with photographic evidence. On NBC’s Meet the Press the next day, Conway told Chuck Todd that there was a perfectly reasonable explanation: “Don’t be so overly dramatic about it, Chuck. You’re saying it’s a falsehood […] Sean Spicer, our press secretary, gave alternative facts to that.”…”

Trump puts agenda, presidency at risk article from Axios. –
https://www.axios.com/the-fallout-from-trump-firing-comey-has-only-just-begun-2402748391.html

How to turn your unpopular presidency into a bigger joke.

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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:

Our minority-elect President’s approval ratings nose diving to near record low as his continuing malfeasance takes center stage, new report reveals Trump’s preposterous lie about why he actually fired Comey and the potential consequences of it, trying to fabricate voter fraud to support his repeated lies will prove futile and will undoubtedly be challenged, impeaching Trump for the right reasons, the rule of law keeps beating the rule of Trump, entertaining Russian visitor with Russian press present while kicking American press out wasn’t one of his brightest moves, we could be witnessing the unraveling of our dimwitted dipshit leader’s delusional presidency, options for creating an independent investigation of Trump’s Russia scandal, GOP reveals their intention to continue helping Trump cover up his crimes, Trump’s sham election commission – run by the man who brought us the fraudulent state cross check system to rig the 2016 election and illegally purge scores of voters – will prove quite entertaining and a lot more.

Poll: Trump’s approval rating slips to 36 percent article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/332787-poll-trumps-approval-ratings-among-voters-near-record-lows

36 percent of respondents aren’t happy with our dubious Liar-in-Chief according to the latest poll.

Trump’s deputy attorney general reportedly threatened to quit after being painted as the mastermind behind Comey’s firing article from AOL News. –
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/05/11/trumps-deputy-attorney-general-reportedly-threatened-to-quit-af/22081423/

Trump derangement syndrome continues as our lackluster leader keeps trying to shift blame for his actions on everyone else.

Bombshell Report: Source ‘Close to Comey’ Leaks the 2 Reasons Trump Really Fired FBI Director article from The Independent Journal Review. –
http://ijr.com/2017/05/869619-bombshell-report-source-close-comey-leaks-2-reasons-trump-really-fired-fbi-director/

It’s no surprise that our illegitimate, minority-elect President lies about why he fired the FBI Director.

FBI refuses to disclose documents on Trump’s call to Russia to hack Clinton article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/11/justice-department-fbi-documents-trump-russia-hack-clinton-email

“FBI decision to withhold records suggests Trump’s provocative election-year comments are being seen as relevant to its own ongoing investigation

The US justice department is refusing to disclose FBI documents relating to Donald Trump’s highly contentious election year call on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails.

Senior DoJ officials have declined to release the documents on grounds that such disclosure could “interfere with enforcement proceedings”. In a filing to a federal court in Washington DC, the DoJ states that “because of the existence of an active, ongoing investigation, the FBI anticipates that it will … withhold all records”.

The statement suggests that Trump’s provocative comment last July is being seen by the FBI as relevant to its own ongoing investigation…”

The Nightmare Scenario: Trump Fires Comey, the One Man Who Would Stand Up to Him article from Lawfare Blog. –
https://lawfareblog.com/nightmare-scenario-trump-fires-comey-one-man-who-would-stand-him

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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:

The Sally Yates hearing was not good news for our illegitimate minority-elect President, implausible deniability garners 5 Pinocchio’s for Trump’s Russian Scandal denial, more on the growing delusions and ignorance of Trump supporters, GOP deleting their health care promises, more fall out from Trump’s Russia scandal hearing coming, Trump’s breathtaking ignorance becoming more evident with each passing day, a new Nixonian plot twist in Trump’s Russia scandal as Trump fires Comey – at his illegitimate AG’s recommendation – which appears to have been in the works for a while, wondering what Trump is hiding by firing Comey, the one actual Nazi in Trump’s White House lies to a conference of the Jerusalem Post about being under attack because he’s Pro-Israel, new study clarifies how GOP voter suppression gave the state of Wisconsin to Trump and lots more.

Why the Sally Yates Hearing Was Very Bad News for the Trump White House article from Mother Jones. –
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/05/sally-yates-clapper-russia-trump-hearing-michael-flynn

Trump’s Russia Scandal is about to bite him in the ass.

Trump: Russia collusion story ‘a total hoax’ article from The Hill. –
http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/332458-trump-russia-collusion-story-a-total-hoax

Trump Derangement Syndrome: Rated 5 Pinocchio’s for his latest fairy tale from the land of delusion.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse: Something is preventing Trump from reaching ‘obvious conclusions’ article from AOL News. –
https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/05/09/sen-sheldon-whitehouse-something-preventing-trump-from-reaching-obvious-conclusions/22077402/

Perhaps it’s his profound ignorance and corruption?

Trump Voters Are Willing to Be Conned as Long as He Deports Immigrants and Bombs the World article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/trump-voters-are-willing-be-conned-long-he-deports-immigrants-and-bombs-world

More on the growing delusions and ignorance of Trump supporters:

“They’re able to overlook an astonishing amount of corruption.

If you were paying attention to what we learned about Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, then you know that the president of the United States was once the impresario of a student-swindling Trump University, the founder of a Trump Foundation designed for tax evasion and illegal self-dealing, and the chief executive of a Trump Organization that has long relied on various techniques of grifting, from rip-offs of workers and contractors to serial bankruptcies.

And if you know all that, then you cannot be surprised by the way that he and his family have conducted themselves during the first 100 days of his presidency, which is also the way they will behave until they leave or are removed from the White House. They have misused the office of the president to enrich themselves in ways that none of Trump’s predecessors, not even the most venal, could have imagined doing.

Nor can you be surprised that this grasping figure and his appointed cronies, notably Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, have floated a tax “reform” that will enrich the very wealthiest Americans by trillions of dollars, while decimating necessary government functions and depriving millions of working-class and low-income families of health care…”

The many paths from Trump to Russia article from CNN. –
http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/politics/trump-russia-connections/

That’s quite a trail of breadcrumbs Trump and his miscreants have to Russia.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 86

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:

Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump’s Russia scandal, a new stage in the U.S. health care shenanigans, trying to put a lid on those speaking out against our illegitimate minority-elect President, Trump lied about his tax cut paying for itself, Trump’s egregious agenda could take a while to implement, our presidential twit takes to twitter – again – to deflect attention from his malfeasance, Trump’s delusional base holding firm but support from everyone else dropping based on most recent poll, Trumpcare advocates spend Sunday lying their way through political shows, Trump’s growing conflicts of interest – this time courtesy of his son-in-law, reports of Trump clashing with his National Security Adviser, Muslim ban language deleted from White House website after question from reporter, obsessing about the illegitimate dipshit in the White House distracts us from other serious issues Washington and the media don’t care for you to know about, the moral travesty of Trumpcare, Sean Spicer still lying his ignorant ass off, our Hustler-in-Chief is at it again and more.

Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide’s Russia talks article from The AP on Yahoo! News. –
https://www.yahoo.com/news/ousted-obama-official-speak-trump-aides-russia-talks-072121296–politics.html

Bannon is pulling one over on Trump. There is zero reason to exit the Paris climate accord. article from VOX. –
https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2017/5/7/15554286/paris-climate-accord-exit-bannon

We’ll see how much influence President Bannon has over our illegitimate minority-elect President.

Anti-protest bills would ‘attack right to speak out’ under Donald Trump article from The Guardian. –
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/08/donald-trump-anti-protest-bills

When you can’t fool them with your constant lies and unethical actions, try to criminalize dissent instead.

A new stage in the US health care counterrevolution article from The World Socialist Web Site. –
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/05/08/pers-m08.html

“The passage by the US House of Representatives of the American Health Care Act is a political milestone. Never before has the US ruling elite revealed so nakedly the goal of its health care “reform” efforts of the past quarter-century. Millions of working people are to be deprived of health insurance and access to health care in order to finance a trillion-dollar payoff to the financial aristocracy.

The centerpiece of the legislation is the gutting of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor, and its effective termination as an entitlement program. This will be the prelude to the destruction of Medicare and Social Security.

The massive cuts in health coverage in the bill have sparked popular outrage. Every significant occupational group in health care provision, from family physicians to psychiatrists, and advocacy groups for those suffering from cancer, heart disease, lung disease, multiple sclerosis and other illnesses have all spoken out to denounce the cruelty of the legislation endorsed so enthusiastically last Thursday by President Donald Trump.

While Democratic politicians in Congress pretend to share the public outrage, their objections to this monstrous piece of class-war legislation are purely cosmetic. The Republican legislation only does more crudely what Obamacare aimed to do more deviously, behind a cloud of reformist rhetoric: cut the cost of health care provision for American corporations and the capitalist state by shifting the burden to working people…”

Whether Trump Is a Fascist or Just a Clown, He’s a Threat to Our Democracy All the Same article from AlterNet. –
http://www.alternet.org/right-wing/trump-really-building-fascist-regime-or-it-all-just-showmanship-either-way-threat

The threat posed to Democracy by our dubious, lackluster Liar-in-Chief.

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