Did Donald Trump Jr. Admit to Violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act? – Lawfare

In my humble opinion Donald jr. is in violation of many laws governing elections, meeting with foreign or should I say Russian dignitaries, lying to Congress, and so these new allegations are not surprising and I believe he has done them.

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The proverbial apple does not fall far from the proverbial tree, in this case I think he chopped it down and lied about it.

Melania Is Trapped In The White House, Says France’s First Lady – HuffPost

I have always wondered how much of a real conversation a wife or husband has with their spouse about running for president. The ego it takes for someone to believe that they are smart and wise enough to become the leader of the Free World seems like a person hard to have a rational discussion with. I’m not saying Presidents are bad people, on the contrary. I just believe that many of the spouses have been dragged into their position because of the love they have for their mate. Even high-profile women like Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy or uncomfortable in the guise of first lady.

Melania Trump has a heavier burden to carry than most. Her husband is unpopular and the discrepancy in the way they look together makes their marriage scene unusual. But it’s not our place to decide whether or not a couple should be together, that is their decision and a very personal one at that.

So as much as I cannot stand her husband, I respect Melania Trump. She has said provide much for her adopted country.

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McMaster and Commander, Trump “wasn’t absorbing a fucking thing he said,” – The New Yorker

When Trump took over the presidency the National Security Council wrote talking points for when the president would speak to foreign leaders. These were varied and had lots of detail. These are the same that have been written for presidents for decades. After a few weeks advisors to the president said that these were too much, he’s more of a visual guy, he needed more pictures.

So basically we have a president who wants to run the country with comic books or at best a graphic novel as his briefing documents. I have not used the I word before in this blog but I think it’s time for impeachment. Actually I know it’s time for impeachment and if this Congress was not run by spineless and unpatriotic Republicans impeachment would be started. You would think it would be in their best interest to get rid of this stain and get someone who might get reelected like Mike Pence.

I don’t like Mike Pence and especially his anti-gay rhetoric but bad is better than crazy. And that’s a sad state that our country is in.

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https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2018/04/30/mcmaster-and-commander

McMaster realized that, during briefings, Trump “wasn’t absorbing a fucking thing he said,” a friend reported.

Illustration by David Plunkert

Third federal judge issues strongest order yet backing DACA – NBC News

Other than the Native Americans we are all immigrants in this country. Sure some of us will Trace Our Roots back to the pilgrims but that doesn’t make us anymore or any less an immigrant. This white house has had a pervasive hatred for those who are not of the white race. I don’t care what they say in their press releases it’s their actions that speak louder than words. I commend this decision to reinstate DACA in full.

Don’t you find it a little bit strange that this president has not said anything about the Waffle House shooting? Do you think that if the assailant had had a middle eastern surname this President would not have tweeted about it? Do you think that the fact that this assailant was the member of a white supremacist group is why the White House is so muted? Like I said actions speak louder than words.

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Flight Records Illuminate Mystery of Trump’s Moscow Nights – Bloomberg

Gotcha!

I am going to be 64 in a week and I am quite aware that the internet exists. I just went on Ancestry and found the ticket to the USS United States that I took in 1962 from New York to Paris. Does the president United States think that his flight records or some sort of secret? It proves how incompetent. He should be nowhere near the Oval Office.

He is a liar, and a bad one at that. He said he did not spend a single night in Moscow and now here it is. I’m with James Comey when he said that if I we were married my wife would never believe that I was with hookers in a Moscow hotel having them pee on the bed the the Obama’s slept on. What a terrible man. He holds such hatred for others. I feel so sorry for him And his soul.

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John Bolton chaired anti-Muslim think tank – NBC News

What can you say about a man who’s been wrong about every single foreign policy decision he has been a part of? He should not be in government.

Now we find out that he was in charge of a think-tank, using that word very loosely, that was warning of a jihadist takeover of the world. He attacked people and leaders that are very close to the United States. I wonder how this is going to disrupt what’s President of France is called the special relationship he has with this president. John Bolton, AKA weird mustache, has criticized and blatantly a 10th President of France for his so-called liberal views on islamist. Let’s be truthful about matters, present of my phone has not been a friend of the islamist. President macron realizes that France is on the verge of becoming plurality Muslim country. President has his own problems at home and for a John Bolton she just make these kind of pronouncements is not only insulting to our friends abroad but completely inappropriate.

He wants to destroy the Iran deal. The around heel is what’s keeping a ran and the rest of the Middle East from becoming a nuclear arms race that will lead to the destruction of the world and I’m not being overblown about this. Can you imagine Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, yeah man, Orien having nuclear weapons along with Israel? Yes that’s scary but that’s what John Bolton is trying to do

Let’s call a spade a spade, John Bolton is a war hawk. John Bolton wants us to go to war at all costs. John Bolton is in the ear of the President telling him a war would raise his profile amongst the American people and make the Russian investigation go away. It did not work for Nixon it will not work for 45.

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National security adviser John Bolton, second from left, listens to President Donald Trump, far right, speak during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump’ s private Mar-a-Lago club on April 18.Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Kellyanne Conway Flips Out When Asked About Her Husband’s Trump-Trolling Tweets – HuffPost

The most disingenuous human being on the planet is Kellyanne Conway.

Does she sit in front of a mirror practicing to make that weird face? Screenshot from CNN State of the Union

She has no problem in bringing up extramarital Affairs of others like the Clintons. She doesn’t mind stepping into other people’s homes and trying to destroy their families. But when it comes to her and her precious president there’s where she goes off the rail.

Dana Bash had every reason to ask her about her husband’s tweets and if she didn’t want to talk about it then just say I’m not comfortable that question but going and reaming her a new rectum is not exactly how I presidential counselor should behave.

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Michael Cohen, once at pinnacle of Trump’s world, now poses threat to it – The Washington Post

In order for Michael Cohen to dodge a bullet he may have to take the proverbial gun and aim it at Trump. He’s facing years in prison if not for the rest of his life on the multitude of charges. All the reporting in the last week since the raid on Michael Collins office makes it clear that the feds had a huge amount of information in order to mount such a spectacular raid on an attorney’s offices. Especially the private attorney to the president of the United States.

In order to garner loyalty from those around you you have to be nice to them. You have to be respectful of them. You can’t treat them like yesterday’s garbage. But Trump doesn’t understand any of this and he is mistreated and belittled Michael Cohen throughout their decade-long relationship. And I think Michael Cohen is not going to take that proverbial bullet for Trump this time.

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Screenshot from Washington Post graphic

Trump allies {Alan Dershowitz} worry Cohen will flip – POLITICO

First and foremost I would love Alan dershowitz to stop acting like he is some sort of conciliatory 2 45. He’s giving him bad advice. He’s telling him things there are not going to happen. He is putting our country and government in a crisis. It’s time for Alan dershowitz to stop talking.

Michael Cohen May indeed flip. Unfortunately for Trump he is not the mafia or La Cosa Nostra. He is the president of the United States and cannot order a hit on someone. Michael corn is facing decades in prison for the work he’s done for Trump and much of it cannot be pardoned by Trump. So yes Michael corn is in a pickle and the FBI and special prosecutor and the Manhattan district attorney have him in there cross eyes.

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“When anybody is faced with spending a long time in jail, they start to re-evaluate their priorities, and cooperation can’t be ruled out,” said one Trump ally who knows Michael Cohen (above). | Craig Ruttle/AP Photo