Saturday, August 12, 2017
Federal investigators sought cooperation from Paul Manafort’s son-in-law in an effort to increase pressure on President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, according to three people familiar with the probe. "PizzaGate." Alex Jones apologized over the hoax. But to trumpsters, it stuck! (And the press is helpless...) Attacking Mitch McConnell is the dumbest thing the president has done yet. And that’s saying quite a bit.” That’s how Michael Steel, former spokesman for ex-House speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), described President Trump’s attack on the Senate majority leader. Trump on Wednesday had taunted McConnell on Twitter for not delivering the votes for Trumpcare. Poll: Trump finances fair game in Russia investigation Seventy percent of Americans believe the federal investigation into Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election in the US should look into Trump's finances!
Thursday, August 10, 2017
President Donald Trump is set to breeze past Barack Obama—when it comes to playing golf while in office. by driving his golf cart across the green—an unthinkable breach of etiquette for normal people. the president has spent 40+ of his first 181 days away from the office at a Trump-branded golf course (at taxpayer expense). JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — After winning the day's two biggest prizes in the Republican race for president, Donald Trump was in the mood to celebrate. (so he whipped out his meat!) Donald Trump's Jupiter National Golf Club to pay more than $5 million to former members who sued to get refunds of their deposits and dues after they were barred from the facilities while waiting for their resignations to be accepted. https://www.pathtojustice.com/blog/members-of-trump-national-jupiter-seek-refund-of-deposits/ https://therealdeal.com/miami/2016/08/17/eric-trump-testifies-in-federal-court-case-over-jupiter-golf-course-dispute/ http://postoncourts.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/02/01/trump-ordered-to-pay-5-74-million-to-members-of-jupiter-club/ The website TrumpGolfCount.com has community-sourced a rough tracker of the president's rounds of golf and estimates he has been spotted playing golf at least 44 times.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
When Donald Trump won the presidency, our vocabularies could not accommodate the reality that this ignorant geyser of hate had ascended to a position of leadership. All around were the unmistakable signs of normalization in progress. Many were falling into line without being pushed. It was happening at tremendous speed, like a contagion.” You would think that Mitt Romney had won. It’s a hallucination.” “He is not normal,” insisted John Oliver. text by Katy Waldman)