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Trump’s Troubling Poll Numbers
Trump Poll Numbers / Uncategorized

Trump’s Troubling Poll Numbers

APPROVAL RATING Gallup Tracking Rolling average. N=approx. 1,500 adults nationwide. Margin of error +/- 3. 2/13-15/17 1/20-22/17 Approve 40 45 Disapprove 54 45 Difference – 14 0 Pew Research Center Feb. 7-12, 2017. N=1,503 adults nationwide. Margin of error ± 2.9 Feb. 7-12, 2017. Approve 39 Disapprove 56 Difference – 17 ON THE ISSUES Disapproval … Continue reading

Trump Violated the Constitution on Day 1
Business Conflicts / Emoluments Clause

Trump Violated the Constitution on Day 1

Norman Eisen explains how Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution. For more information read: Laurel Raymond Trump has violated his oath to the Constitution: His first act as President, Think Progress. See also: Judd Legum, Under political pressure, Kuwait cancels major event at Four Seasons, switches to Trump’s D.C. hotel. After Election Day, everything changed, … Continue reading

Trump Removes Militias from Terror Watch, Ignores Lessons from OKC
Alt-Right / Right Wing Hate Groups / White Supremacy

Trump Removes Militias from Terror Watch, Ignores Lessons from OKC

Originally posted on Bennet Kelley's Clippings & More:
On February 2, Reuters reported that the Trump Administration was changing  the Department of Homeland Security’s program “Countering Violent Extremism” would no longer target groups such as white supremacists who have also carried out bombings and shootings in the United States.  The program instead wold focus…

David Brooks Rebukes Republicans for Their Faustian Embrace of Trump
Trump Incompetence / White Supremacy

David Brooks Rebukes Republicans for Their Faustian Embrace of Trump

Conservative columnist David Brooks offered a stinging rebuke of Republicans who embrace Donald Trump in yesterday’s New York Times. The Republican Fausts David Brooks  JAN. 31, 2017   But if the last 10 days have made anything clear, it’s this: The Republican Fausts are in an untenable position. The deal they’ve struck with the devil comes … Continue reading

170 House Democrats  and 15K+ Lawyers Called on Trump to Fire Steve Bannon
Alt-Right / Trump Appointees / Uncategorized / White Supremacy

170 House Democrats and 15K+ Lawyers Called on Trump to Fire Steve Bannon

170 House Democrats  and 15K+ Lawyers Called on Trump to Fire Steve Bannon Rhode Island Democrat David Cicilline organized the letter. There were, however, several non-retiring House Democrats who did not sign including Berniecrat Tulsi Gabbard who was at one point angling for a position in the Trump administration. Jim Costa (CA-16) / Henry Cuellar  (TX-28) / Tulsi … Continue reading