The other case had to do with an even weightier question of whether Congress had the authority to obtain Trump’s records via subpoenas, as House Democrats conduct broader inquiries into the president’s finances and whether they pose conflicts of interest with foreign countries. Trump’s lawyers argued that the subpoenas served no legitimate legislative purpose. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Donald Trump’s Effort To Keep Tax Returns Secret, But Public Won’t See Them Anytime Soon
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She even recounts a time when Donald tapped her in the 1990s to ghostwrite his next book, which was to be his comeback tale even as he was still about to go through another bankruptcy, this time of the Plaza Hotel in New York. Mary’s problem, though, was she never got Trump to actually sit for an interview. She was instead handed 10 typewritten pages of his thoughts, but they were “an aggrieved compendium of women he had expected to date but who, having refused him, were suddenly the worst, ugliest, and fattest slobs he’d ever met,” she writes. … [Read more...] about Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?
Trump’s re-election strategy isn’t as audacious as it sounds when you understand that probably one-third of the country already disbelieves what they see and hear unless it’s coming from Fox News, Ben Shapiro, some other pillar of the right-wing echo chamber, or Trump himself. Remember: A thrice-married, maybe-billionaire from New York City with a long history of bankruptcies and deceptions succeeded at selling himself as the candidate of the Everyman. Trump’s party — for he’s captured it lock, stock, and barrel — denies the science of climate change and has made the simplest of public-health protections, wearing a mask, into a political statement, preferring to risk infection or death if it means they can “own the libs” and show solidarity with the president. The running tally of current and former GOP congressional candidates who have endorsed or lent credence to QAnon, the mega-conspiracy theory about a global cabal of … [Read more...] about How Far Will Donald Trump Go to Win?
“I hate to say it but there’s other stations right now that are doing the same thing,” Cohen told Maddow. “They are becoming state run television as well as newspapers that, you know, if Donald Trump sneezed, it’s the greatest sneeze in the history of the world. And front — front, you know, front page news story, breaking news.” … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen’s Book Details Coordination By Donald Trump, National Enquirer To Vanquish Rivals
With his preference for autocrats and dictators, and “little genuine appreciation for the ties that bind us to allied, like-minded nations,” the writer confirmed Trump was reluctant to expel so many of Putin’s spies as punishment for the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Great Britain, and frustrated the country continued to impose sanctions on Russia for its behavior. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump “Amoral … Impetuous, Adversarial, Petty, Ineffective,” Senior Official Says In NYT Op-Ed