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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 35

When you look at what Trump does as opposed to what he says, a larger pattern of deception becomes clearer: How the Trump administration shot itself in the foot – again – over Muslim Ban 2.0, more on Trump’s dystopian budget, comparing Trump to Mussolini gives us lessons we can learn from historical fascism, Trump admits his campaign promises are lies, Paul Ryan tired of taking the blame on TrumpCare, the potential conflict of interest in defeating ISIS, Trump’s delusions on display with Merkel meeting, prompting another tweetstorm against ‘FAKE NEWS’ from our Presidential twit, using Trump’s words against him, on being a War President, Trump scandals foreshadowing other important News, more blow back coming for Trump voters that the majority of us will all pay for, CNN host attributes Trump’s success to ‘bullsh***ng, Justice Department purportedly close to giving up on Trump’s fraudulent wiretapping claims, Trump voter remorse is growing as more young Americans view Trump’s presidency as illegitimate and more.

The Trump Administration Shot Itself in the Foot. Again. article from Esquire. –

Exclusive: How ‘The Apprentice’ boosted Trump’s 2005 income – and tax bill article from Yahoo! News. –

White House finds someone who doesn’t think its budget is a joke. Oh, wait, actually… article from Yahoo! News. –

“Beset on all sides by criticism of its budget proposal, the White House reached out for support Friday from an unlikely source, an opinion piece in the Washington Post.

The administration itself couldn’t have written a more glowing endorsement than the Thursday column by Alexandra Petri, entitled “Trump’s budget makes perfect sense and will fix America, and I will tell you why,” which begins by denouncing critics of the budget priorities as “wimps” and proceeds to the suggestion that teachers be replaced by F-35s wearing “Make America Great Again” hats.

Hence the link in the White House’s “1600 Daily” newsletter, which gives the administration’s take on the day’s news and is sent to anyone who signs up on the wh.gov website…”

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 30

Trump’s popularity sinks lower after baseless wiretap claims and TrumpCare, terrorizing immigrants with his raids, more people realizing Trump is a pathological liar working to undermine US democracy, the Trump Dystopian Nightmare on the horizon, Trump’s draconian budget dead before arrival, Ivanka Trump is the exception to her father’s ‘buy American’ rule, Trump’s staff has to clean up his tweetstorm fallacies, Trump and the GOP’s war on their voters, growing protests against TrumpCare and Trump, one question somebody needs to ask Trump, beware the ides of Trump, White House walking back on Trump’s pernicious claims of President Obama wiretapping the minority-elect President, questions as to why Trump is trash-talking our democracy, Democrats retool communications to battle Trump, Trump’s growing conflicts of interest, someone was foolish enough to give Kellyanne Conway a microphone again to defend Trump’s fraudulent wiretap claims – along with more tidbits from two of his other stooges, Trump’s thirst for more Middle Eastern bloodshed grows and more.

Poll: Trump’s approval rating dives following wiretap claims and Trumpcare article from AOL News. –

Trump’s season of fear: inside the devastation left by immigration raids article from the Guardian. –

Donald Trump is a pathological liar working to undermine US democracy, says Bernie Sanders article from the Independent on Yahoo! News. –

“Bernie Sanders has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, who he described as a “pathological liar” with authoritarian ambitions.

Speaking to The Guardian, Mr Sanders, who challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination last year, said he believed Mr Trump’s lies were an attempt on the President’s part to “undermine the foundations of American democracy.”

The Vermont senator pointed to Mr Trump’s unsubstantiated claims about mass voter fraud in US elections and his dismissal of District Judge James L Robart as a “so-called judge”, after he temporarily blocked the President’s ban on travellers from Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States.

The President has also recently accused Barack Obama of wire-tapping Trump Tower, without producing any evidence to substantiate this claim…”

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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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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 25

Trump’s White House denies Trump’s meeting with Russian ambassador during presidential primary despite multiple documented reports of it, Trump’s lies just keep coming, the difficulty of managing the Trump ‘disinformation’ bubble, Trump’s fraudulent enrichment program, Trump lies – tries to take credit – for Exxon’s expansion program, 38 more conflicts of interest for our fraudulent minority-elect President, even pro-Trump media isn’t buying his dubious Obamacare replacement bill crap, Trump prepares to go to war with GOP over Trumpcare, parts of Trump’s Russian dossier have been confirmed, Trump’s betrayal of those who believed his health care promises, echoing Nixon in so many ways for many of the same reasons, why Democrats keep losing to Trump and his miscreants, why it’s important not to get distracted by the Trump sideshow, the frightening truth about Fox News viewers and their support of Trump and more.

White House calls reported Trump meeting with Russian ambassador ‘absurd’ article from GMA on Yahoo! News. –

Trump live tweets Fox, adding a lie of his own article from Think Progress. –

“President Donald Trump began his Tuesday by live tweeting statistics from Fox News?—?and embroidering the media coverage on Fox to spread a falsehood about how which Guantanamo detainees former President Barack Obama released.

While the statistic had appeared on Fox shortly before, the falsehood was Trump’s own extrapolation.

At 6:13 a.m. during a news rundown, Fox News mentioned the death of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Yasir al-Silmi, who was killed in an air strike on Yemen on March 2nd.

“A win in the war on terror, the Trump administration just killed a former Guantanamo Bay detainee released by Barack Obama, Yasir al-Silmi,” the segment went. “He had been released back in 2009 even though the department of defense recommended that he stay behind bars. 122 prisoners released from Gitmo have returned to the battlefield…”

Fact-checking Trump’s tweet about Guantanamo Bay detainees article by GMA from Yahoo! News. –

Surprise…another Trump lie.

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Misadventures of a minority-elect President 2

More lying about Obamacare, voter fraud, Bannon’s role in the White House, prepare for a false flag for an illegal power grab from the Trump cabal, ethics violations, conflicts of interest, staff shake ups and more.

Donald Trump Only Knows How to Do One Thing — And It Isn’t Being President article from the Huffington Post. –

“It is time to stop pretending that Donald Trump has the intelligence, integrity, or understanding to be President. He is not smart, he is not a good person, and he is not even a good businessman. If he was smart, he would not talk about how smart he is all the time. If he was a good person, he would not lie all the time. And if he was a good businessman, he would release the tax forms and other records to prove it.

He only knows how to do one thing. It is a technique that got him pretty far on reality television and as a famous-for-being-famous-type celebrity. It has now catapulted him into a job he did not want and is hopelessly inadequate for. He knows it and yet has neither the will nor the ability to learn from his mistakes and rise to the occasion.

The sole and only thing Donald Trump knows how to do is what economists call “externalizing.” That means making others pay for your choices or behavior. He uses this technique in business and in responding to criticism.

Trump is a one-trick pony who externalized his costs over and over to make money by using the bankruptcy and tax laws and underpaying his contractors and those who worked for him to force others to pay the costs of his failures while he got to keep the profits. Those gains are probably less than he claims, of course, because otherwise he would show us the details.

That’s it. That’s all he knows how to do…”

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