Daily Archives: March 10, 2017

Misadventures of a minority-elect President 27

New report claims Trump won the election thanks to FBI Director James Comey, more conflicts of interest on their way, despair over Trump is not an option, Trump’s right-wing Obamacare scandal is imploding, Trump’s New Sycophants, hundreds of Trump’s cronies installed in the U.S. Government, for someone who hates the media so much Trump sure does watch a lot of it, making sense of Trump’s conspiracy theories, Trump’s plan to try and blame Democrats if Trumpcare fails, Trump is no friend of liberty, dystopian fiction selling like hotcakes under the Trump administration, the GOP continues destroying America while Trump distracts, questions abound as to why Trump put a foreign agent in a key security post, growing disillusion among Trump voters, pondering what to do with a mentally ill President, cheering February’s strong job report when he probably shouldn’t, Trumpcare will be a political disaster for Trump, who decided to cancel open press events and go into hiding, more on the growing resistance, CIA backlash over Trump’s unfounded claims Obama wiretapped him growing and more.

Say It With Me Again: James Comey Elected Donald Trump President article from Mother Jones. –

Meet the Hundreds of Crony Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed Across the Government article from ProPublica. –

“A Trump campaign aide who argues that Democrats committed “ethnic cleansing” in a plot to “liquidate” the white working class. A former reality show contestant whose study of societal collapse inspired him to invent a bow-and-arrow-cum-survivalist multi-tool. A pair of healthcare industry lobbyists. A lobbyist for defense contractors. An “evangelist” and lobbyist for Palantir, the Silicon Valley company with close ties to intelligence agencies. And a New Hampshire Trump supporter who has only recently graduated from high school.

These are some of the people the Trump administration has hired for positions across the federal government, according to documents received by ProPublica through public-records requests.

While President Trump has not moved to fill many jobs that require Senate confirmation, he has quietly installed hundreds of officials to serve as his eyes and ears at every major federal agency, from the Pentagon to the Department of Interior.

Unlike appointees exposed to the scrutiny of the Senate, members of these so-called “beachhead teams” have operated largely in the shadows, with the White House declining to publicly reveal their identities…”

The Right’s Latest Obama ‘Scandal’ Is Collapsing in Record Time article from AlterNet. –

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