Tag Archives: Donald Trump

SCOTUS allows Trump Muslim ban enforcement, but says it must allow broader exemptions for relatives

Source: Washington Post

"The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Trump administration to enforce its refu­gee ban for now, but said it must allow broader exemptions to the president’s travel ban for family members, including grandparents. The justices in a short order refused the administration’s request that it stay a lower court’s decision that said the Trump administration had too severely interpreted the court’s decision last month about exempting those with close family relationships. The justices on Wednesday said the government’s appeal of the lower court should go through normal channels, with the next stop at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit." (07/19/17)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-allows-trump-travel-ban-enforcement-but-says-it-must-allow-broader-exemptions-for-relatives/2017/07/19/6945e01e-6bf8-11e7-96ab-5f38140b38cc_story.html

Trump's approval rating at record low

Source: The Hill

"President Trump’s approval rating after six months in office is the lowest of any president in the past 70 years, according to a new poll. Just 36 percent of Americans in the ABC News/Washington Post poll released early Sunday approve of the job Trump is doing, while 58 percent disagree. Trump’s approval rating has fallen 6 points since a similar survey 100 days into his presidency, pollsters noted, which was also a low." (07/16/17)

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/342212-trumps-approval-rating-at-record-low

House Democrat files article of impeachment against Trump

Source: The Hill

"Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) formally introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump on Wednesday that accuses the president of obstructing justice during the federal investigation of Russia’s 2016 election interference. This is the first time a lawmaker has offered an impeachment article against Trump, and comes despite concern among Democrats that taking such aggressive action against Trump will create backlash against the party. A majority vote in a House now controlled by Republicans is required to impeach a president. Republicans have a 24-seat advantage." (07/12/17)

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/341677-house-dem-files-article-of-impeachment-against-trump

Who's that you called dangerous, President Trump?

Source: Garrison Center
by Thomas L Knapp

"Kim Jong Un’s regime has, in recent months, test-fired a handful of missiles harmlessly into the ocean. Only two months ago, Donald Trump ordered the firing of 59 missiles at military bases situated on the territory of a sovereign nation with which the US is not at war (Syria). The US government is worried that the North may be close to developing the launch capability to hit the US with one of its 13-30 atomic fission weapons boasting explosive yields of up to the equivalent of 30 thousand tons of TNT The US, by the way, possesses nearly 7,000 nuclear weapons with yields of up 1.4 million tons, and 450 Minuteman 3 ICBMs to carry them. It’s also the only nation on Earth that’s ever used atomic or nuclear weapons in war. North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950 and hasn’t invaded another country since. How many countries has the US invaded since then?" (07/06/17)

http://thegarrisoncenter.org/archives/10936

CNN's implied threat against Redditor over Trump-CNN GIF ignites Internet

Source: Ars Technica

"The alleged source of the animated GIF of Donald Trump beating down WWE Chief Executive Vince McMahon with a CNN logo superimposed on McMahon's face deleted many of his posts to Reddit. He also issued an apology on /r/the_donald for his trolling activities after being tracked down by the production team of CNN's KFile. CNN reported on the source, who uses the Reddit username 'HanAssholeSolo,' and reserved the right to expose his identity later if he did not change his online behavior. … That implied threat led to a widespread negative response, with some accusing CNN of bullying or blackmail. CNN later issued a statement, saying that the individual's name had been withheld for his safety and no deal was reached. Hacker, troll, and self-described white supremacist Andrew 'weev' Auernheimer has threatened, through the white supremacist site The Daily Stormer, to dox CNN’s reporting team and its family members." (07/06/17)

https://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2017/07/cnn-reddit-trump-gif-threat/

Guy who launched 59 missiles at Syria accuses guy who launched one missile into the ocean of "behaving in a very, very dangerous manner"

Source: CNN

"President Donald Trump chided North Korea for its recent missile tests, saying it is 'behaving in a very very dangerous manner.' 'It's a shame they're behaving this way — they're behaving in a very, very dangerous manner and something will have to be done about it,' Trump said in a news conference Thursday with Polish President Andrzej Duda. … The President did not mention the arms deal struck overnight in Warsaw. Poland's Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz told reporters on Thursday that the United States had agreed to sell Patriot missiles to Poland." (07/06/17)

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/06/politics/trump-poland-duda/index.html

Trump's second foreign trip

Source: The American Conservative
by Daniel Larison

"The president is about to go on another foreign trip, this time to Poland and then the G-20 summit in Hamburg …. Trump’s first foreign trip was mostly a failure, and the second trip is unlikely to be more successful. To some extent, the second trip will be haunted by Trump’s mistakes from the first because the damage done to many important relationships in Europe has not yet been repaired. The president is expected to receive a warm welcome in Warsaw, and he will presumably flatter his hosts in return, but he won’t find most of the leaders at the G-20 summit to be similarly accommodating." (07/05/17)

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/larison/trumps-second-foreign-trip/

Trump offers help to baby UK regime intends to murder

Source: ABC News

"President Donald Trump offered to help a terminally ill British baby on Monday, saying on Twitter that 'if we can help little #CharlieGard, as per our friends in the U.K. and the Pope, we would be delighted to do so.' Charlie Gard suffers from a rare genetic condition and is unable to breathe unaided. Last week, his parents lost a legal battle to take him to the U.S. for trial therapy. His parents and a London children's hospital said Friday that the 10-month-old boy will be given 'more time' before life support is withdrawn. White House spokeswoman Helen Aguirre Ferre said that members of the Trump administration have spoken to Gard's family." (07/03/17)

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/trump-offers-terminally-ill-british-baby-48416541

Trump nominates Indiana doctor for surgeon general

Source: USA Today

"Indiana's top doctor could soon become the nation's surgeon general. President Trump on Thursday nominated Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams to serve as the next surgeon general. Adams was appointed to his current position 2 1/2 years ago by Vice President Mike Pence, at the time Indiana's governor." (06/30/17)

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/06/30/trump-nominates-indiana-doctor-surgeon-general/441956001/

Trump, immigration and the Supreme Court

Source: LewRockwell.com
by Andrew P Napolitano

"Earlier this week, after nearly uniform rejections by judges all across the country, President Donald Trump achieved a court victory in the persistent challenges to his most recent executive order restricting the immigration of people into the United States from six predominately Muslim countries. Lower federal courts had consistently ruled that the president’s behavior was animated by an anti-Muslim bias — a bias he forcefully articulated during the presidential election campaign — concluding that what appeared to be, on its face, a travel ban based rationally on national security needs was in reality a 'Muslim ban' based on religious fear, prejudice or hatred. The Supreme Court unanimously saw it differently. Here is the back story." (06/28/17)

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2017/06/andrew-p-napolitano/immigration-supreme-court/