Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tag: President Donald Trump

Scenario: Trump resigns after extorting pardons – deluded he’ll fend off...

Many voices must apply maximum pressure, but it’s no slam dunk that anything overcomes Trump’s impenetrable defenses.

‘Co-conspirators in sedition’: Here are the names of every Republican who...

Trump and members of Congress must face consequences for inciting an attempted coup to stop the peaceful transition of power.

US Capitol protesters, egged on by Trump, are part of a...

Their participation in the Jan. 6 events, egged on by Trump, reflects a long history in the U.S. of local, state and national political leaders encouraging white supremacist groups to challenge or overthrow democratic governments.

Bernie Sanders says Trump ‘directly responsible’ for insurrection effort

“Trump will go down in history as the worst and most dangerous president in history.”

Exit in disgrace

Trump has taken shame to a new low, a depth only achievable by someone with zero sense of shame and thus no behavior brakes.

Giving up the game, DOJ argues in court filing that Trump...

“The official position of the lawyers representing the people of the United States is that there will be a new president on January 20,” said one government watchdog.

Lame-duck Trump’s “Middle east arms bonanza” continues with approval of $290...

Additional arms deals this week include $4 billion in helicopters to Kuwait, $169 million in military equipment to Egypt, and $65 million in drones and fighter jets to UAE.

“Blackwater’s youngest victim”: 9-year-old Ali Kinani was among victims of Trump’s...

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said the decision violates, quote, “the values of justice, human rights and rule of law” and, quote, “ignores the dignity of the victims,” unquote.

Trump issues pardons to Blackwater mercenaries and corrupt congressmen

“I’m really shocked…The American judiciary is fair and equitable. I had never imagined that Trump or any other politician would affect American justice.”

The minute Trump leaves office, investigators must pounce

This highly dangerous, very emotionally unstable man, who has committed various crimes, must not be allowed to walk away from them and continue to be a threat to this country and its democracy.

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Keystone XL pipeline canceled. Here’s what it means for the future fight against fossil...

“Rescinding KXL’s permit is a promising early signal that the new administration is listening to our concerns and will take issues of climate and Indigenous justice seriously. We have to insist that it not stop there.”

The Leadership Institute: Conservative PR school

Trumpism, most unfortunately, is still with us—as is The Leadership Institute with its arch right-wing operation, now extending globally.

‘Treasonous’ Patriots? Defunct exceptionalism? Inverse MAGA? The right smash-mouths its own perfidy

A cult of empty-headed, arm-waving stunts, as with the "rigged" election, is in the end no more than absurdist tomfoolery.

Virginia police officers suspended without pay for joining Capitol riots

The penalty for the misdemeanor is up to a year in jail. The penalty for the petty offense is up to six months in jail.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.