“USA Today bashes Trump as ‘not fit to clean the toilets’ in Obama’s presidential library” Reply


CNN/USA TODAY

“USA Today isn’t known for its blistering opinion pieces. Which makes the one the paper’s editorial board just published on President Donald Trump all the more savage.” MORE

“House Democrat plans to force impeachment vote Wednesday” Reply


POLITICO

“Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) says he intends to force a vote Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump, a move that Democratic leaders have long sought to fend off despite increasing agitation from a small faction of liberal members.

“I love my country,” Green wrote in a letter to colleagues on Tuesday. “For this reason, I will bring articles of impeachment to a vote in the House of Representatives.” MORE

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“Journalists also have a “duty to warn”: Are we starting to do our jobs?”


SALON

“In the much-discussed new book “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump (Salon review here), mental health professionals act on their “duty to warn” of the imminent danger the Trump presidency represents. As explained in its prologue, “Collectively with our coauthors, we warn that anyone as mentally unstable as Mr. Trump simply should not be entrusted with the life-and-death powers of the presidency.” MORE

“President Trump “likely obstructed justice,” could be impeached: report”


SALON

While special counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, legal experts and scholars at the Brookings Institute have determined that the president likely broke the law by firing former FBI director James Comey and, as a result, could be impeached by Congress.

A new report from Brookings analysts Barry Berke, Noah Bookbinder and Norman Eisen found that Trump “likely obstructed justice” when he impeded the investigations of Michael Flynn and Russia’s election interference by firing Comey.” MORE

“Republicans Largely Stay Silent After Sen. Bob Corker’s Rebuke Of President Trump”


HUFFINGTON POST

“If you were expecting Sen. Bob Corker’s (R-Tenn.) scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump to open a floodgate of similar GOP recriminations, you’d be mistaken.

Most Senate Republicans refrained from weighing in on Corker’s remarkable interview with The New York Times on Sunday, in which the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman warned that the president’s volatile behavior and rhetoric could set America “on the path to World War III.” MORE

“More GOP senators willing to tell Trump to take a hike”


POLITICO

An increasing number of Republicans have nothing to lose in crossing the president and Mitch McConnell — a warning sign for tax reform.

“Trump names climate science denier to run NASA”


THINK PROGRESS

“In a Friday night news dump, the White House announced that President Donald Trump Plans to nominate Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), a climate science denier to be administrator of NASA.

Bridenstine is a politician without any scientific credentials, unlike previous NASA chiefs, and for that reason his nomination has already been criticized by both Florida’s senators Marco Rubio (R) and Bill Nelson (D), Politico reports. Rubio said, “I just think [his nomination] could be devastating for the space program.”  MORE

“A Poll From His Favorite News Network Drops Tons Of Terrible News On Trump”


POLITICUS USA

A new Fox News poll has found that most Americans think Trump is tearing the country apart, and many of them don’t think that he will finish his term in office.

“Trump Has Essentially Abdicated The Basic Responsibilities Of A President”


HUFFINGTON POST

“It was a stunning moment. On Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggested that the president of the United States does not speak for American values.

After deflecting questions from Fox News’ Chris Wallace about President Donald Trump’s failure to condemn white supremacist groups who incited deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, by saying that he and the State Department “represent America’s values,” Tillerson said that “the president speaks for himself.”

Tillerson’s statement caps a tumultuous two weeks in which Trump demonstrated that he has abandoned essential duties of the office, failing to provide basic, measured responses to violence and natural disasters.”  MORE