So many scandals
So many scandals, in so little time! So few accomplishments for the man who was going to make us all great. All that Donald Trump has done in six months is demand loyalty, defend his tarnished reputation, and roll back Obama directives, no matter their worth.
The Swamp is more fetid than ever
He promised to drain the swamp, but Foggy Bottom looks seamier than ever. The faces of goons from Manhattan cover the news. Wall Street runs our finances. Tammany Hall has come to Washington with a vengeance. Steve Bannon is the only person in the administration who is accomplishing anything, and that thing is the destruction of our government. Donald Trump runs from dumpster fire to dumpster fire, blaming everyone but himself.
The first six months of the Trump presidency have been a whirlwind of Russia-related news, with revelations about the Kremlin’s attempt to sway the election and the Trump campaign’s possible role in the effort surfacing nearly every day.
Source: 13 Trump Scandals You Forgot About – POLITICO Magazine
The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on whether to advance health care legislation to the Senate floor. That would open up debate on an Obamacare repeal and/or replacement plan.
Source: Trump Calls For A Senate Vote With Multiple Bills In Play : Shots – Health News : NPR
Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer’s expense.
Source: (13) EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Flew Home to Oklahoma Most Weekends on Taxpayer’s Dime, Records Show ‹ TIME ‹ Reader — WordPress.com
Would you buy a car without knowing what kind it was, whether it would run, or if it had tires? Congress is about to vote on just such a car.
This is not about healthcare. It is about promises that were made long ago, when things were different. Now those same promises don’t look as good anymore, and voters are wondering why they even wanted them in the first place. Healthcare is not a right, but it is a necessity, and 32 million people need healthcare, not promises.
The Senate GOP bid to kill Obamacare — itself left for dead as of Monday morning — saw a flicker of life late in the day after a furious pressure campaign by President Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell heading into a critical Tuesday vote.
Source: McConnell warns wavering Republicans on big Obamacare vote – POLITICO
President Donald Trump is expressing his frustration with fellow Republicans, saying they “do very little to protect their President.” In one of several tweets issued Sunday afternoon and evening, Trump said the lack of support happens even with “some that were carried over the line on my back.”
Source: A frustrated Trump lashes out at Republicans
Trump Cabal Testifies – Sort Of
They might as well come under cover of darkness. There will be no public hearing, and no one will testify under oath. We are wondering if the Russians stole our election, and we the people are not allowed to find out. The stink of borscht is like a cloud over Washington.
Money corrupts Congress, and other things. Businesses that play fast and loose with anyone willing to play, are bad enough. The same wheeling and dealing in the White House is a danger. That is why we vet people in power. Trouble is, playing fast and loose originates from the top of this administration.
From US News-
Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House adviser, secured a multimillion-dollar Manhattan real estate deal with a Soviet-born oligarch whose company was cited in a major New York money laundering case now being probed by members of Congress.
Source: Jared Kushner sealed Manhattan real estate deal with oligarch’s firm cited in money-laundering case | US news | The Guardian
Former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden called Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election the “most successful covert influence operation in history,” Yahoo News reports.
Source: ‘The Most Successful Covert Operation in History’
King Donald does not permit free thinking. Everyone must be obedient and loyal to his every whim. Wait a minute. Are we North Korea now? From The Hill – Flake and Heller — considered two of the most vulnerable GOP senators up for reelection in 2018 — were critical of Trump during the 2016 campaign […]
Under oath, and not under the cover of darkness.
Public hearings, please.
We deserve an answer.
From CNN –
Al Franken, a key member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, tells Jake Tapper that he wants Donald Trump, Jr. and Paul Manafort’s testimony to be under oath.
Source: Franken wants Trump Jr., Manafort ‘under oath’ – CNN Video