A round up of Trumpian events 🖕🍊🤡


#4528

And it sounds like he brought a cheerleader with him to join him in the smokescreen campaign


#4529

So Omarosa said on Celebrity Big Brother that she tried to be Trump’s moral compass

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bvu4_L-xmM

I honestly have no idea what to think about this. The reality tv nature of this admin is perplexing


#4530

Perhaps because the producers are speaking Russian.


#4531

NOTE: Parse with extreme caution:

Hmmmmm


#4532

https://twitter.com/mattyglesias/status/961785091646205952


#4533

Just, wow.

That’s some Sophie’s Choice bullshit there.


#4534

I’m surprised that one hasn’t hit the chopping block yet. It should be high on the far-right’s hit list, with triggers for Trump too:

The program came in response to the failure of comprehensive health care reform proposed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton. The legislation to create it was sponsored by Senator Ted Kennedy in a partnership with Senator Orrin Hatch,[3] with support coming from First Lady Hillary Clinton during the Clinton administration.[4][5][6] At its creation in 1997, SCHIP was the largest expansion of taxpayer-funded health insurance coverage for children in the U.S. since[citation needed] Lyndon Johnson established Medicaid in 1965.[7] The statutory authority for CHIP is under title XXI of the Social Security Act.


#4535

Well that certainly doesn’t help with the illiteracy rumors


#4536

An exceptionally small number of states is an exceptionally frightening number of states to have their voter systems hacked, eh?


#4537

Hey, it’s working for Korea.


#4538

The one box doesn’t do this justice. Here’s the quote:

“I found out about it recently and I was surprised by it,” Trump said. “We certainly wish him well. It’s obviously a very tough time for him. He did a very good job while he was in the White House.”
“We hope that he will have a wonderful career,” Trump added.

Let’s reframe this:

“Harvey Weinstein did a good job. I was saddened to read about allegations against him. He is obviously going through a tough time. I hope he has a wonderful career!”

ETA this just further shows what a duplicitious fuck this guy is. Al Franken gets accused of misconduct? Throw him to the wolves (because he’s a Dem). But his guy gets caught beating the shit out of women, Best Wishes for all!


#4539

It’s like Harvey Weinstein giving Woody Allen a job referral.


#4540

Or Roman Polanski.


#4541

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/trump-says-white-house-to-issue-letter-on-democratic-russia-memo-idUSKBN1FT2NP
He’s going to drag out the release of the Democrat memo as long as possible, and might still refuse to release it.


#4542

It will be blacked out with only the letters H I L L A R Y visible.


#4543

They are saying on CNN right now that Trump is refusing to release the Democratic rebuttal memo. I’m of course not the slightest bit surprised.

Still, that’s some mighty fine bipartisan work there.


#4544

Yes, Reuters has updated their story too.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/trump-blocks-release-of-democratic-memo-on-russia-probe-idUSKBN1FT2NP


Somehow I think there will be quite a number of cycles before he releases it, if ever.


#4545

Lol they’re uncomfortable seeing a problem they have helped create every single day :rofl:


#4546

Privatizing Everything

However: “To be sure, the private sector getting involved in the ISS isn’t exclusive to Trump. NASA took steps to outsource cargo supply flights to the ISS to the private space companies Orbital ATK and SpaceX under President George W. Bush; the Obama administration extended the model to hire Boeing and SpaceX to fly astronauts there.”

“The proposal doesn’t say what companies would take over or what private enterprise might want to do with the station. It’s also worth noting that anything like this is far from becoming a reality.”


#4547

Yeah, that’s been the GOP goal for years now.