Tag: Presidency

Tom Switzer: Donald Trump fans the flames of resentment and hatred

Protesters gather near the White House on Saturday.

Despite Trump’s pledge of making America great again, the nation is badly off track and there is a haemorrhage of confidence in its future.

As bad as things are now, imagine what happens when the gravity of the looming economic crisis is evident. Americans from anarchists and socialists on the far left to far-right extremists have powerful incentives to get their pitchforks out and bring the system down.

via Tom Switzer: Donald Trump fans the flames of resentment and hatred

Fire, pestilence and a country at war with itself: the Trump presidency is over | Donald Trump | The Guardian

Donald Trump looks back as he boards Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on Saturday.

You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t noticed. His verbal bombshells are louder than ever, but Donald J Trump is no longer president of the United States.
Policing in the US is not about enforcing law. It’s about enforcing white supremacy
By having no constructive response to any of the monumental crises now convulsing America, Trump has abdicated his office.

He is not governing. He’s golfing, watching cable TV and tweeting.

Fire, pestilence and a country at war with itself: the Trump presidency is over | Donald Trump | The Guardian

‘Worse than Nixon’: Democrats lay out impeachment case in landmark report

The report of the House Intelligence Committee accuses US President Donald Trump of inappropriately trying to influence Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky.

US President Donald Trump subverted official foreign policy for his personal gain, undermined American national security and engaged in an unprecedented attempt to obstruct an impeachment investigation, according to a pivotal report released by Democrats.

The report by the Democrat-controlled House Intelligence Committee, released on Tuesday (Wednesday Australian time), provides a likely blueprint for forthcoming articles of impeachment against Trump over his dealings with Ukraine.

via ‘Worse than Nixon’: Democrats lay out impeachment case in landmark report

Michelle Obama tells Oprah Winfrey the White House needs a ‘grown-up’ in times of crisis – US election 2016 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Michelle Obama tells Oprah Winfrey that the White House needs a grown-up in times of crisis and America will come to appreciate President Barack Obama.

Source: Michelle Obama tells Oprah Winfrey the White House needs a ‘grown-up’ in times of crisis – US election 2016 – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)