Monday, March 20, 2017

DAY 60: The First 144k Fun-Filled Minutes of Trump

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DAY 60:  
NOTE:  Today's post is unfinished, in part because the Comey hearing is underway.  I will be adding to it later today, if possible, or double down tomorrow.  

Trump has still not released his tax returns.  It seems to me, that any investigation of possible collusion between Trump, his campaign and Putin, can only be fully investigated with Trump's tax returns in the hands of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees, even if the public doesn't get to peek.

The hearings in the House start today on:
Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign, when Russia weaponized stolen data to specifically attack Hillary Clinton's campaign.  
Whether Trump's campaign colluded with the Russians; and
Whether President Obama illegally wire tapped Trump's phones.

Those hearings are just starting now.  So We'll talk about them tomorrow.  I mean, it would be crazy for me to talk about what is going to happen before it happens.  

That would be Trump's job.  And he set his Mickey Mouse clock alarm for 6:30 am, just to make sure he had time to do so.  His latest tweet, one hour before FBI Director is scheduled to testify on the above, and one minute after he felt his hourly urge to call CNN FAKE NEWS for a report on a Gallup poll that gave Trump a whopping 37% job approval rating,  was ...

"What about all the contact with the Clinton campaign and the Russians? Also, is it true that DNC would not let the FBI in to look?"

That quote is from our president.  That is the last public statement Trump chooses to make before the start of the hearings.  Hearings that are dealing with possible active investigations into Russian interference in the election and Trump's role, if any, in it.  So what does the president do?  He shouts, "Hey, look over there!"

Just like he did when the German press asked him about his accusing the British Spy Agency of spying against him as a favor to Obama.  Then he yelled "Look over there, at Fox! Ask them!"

Anywho, we'll get some answers toady.  Not a lot, though.  I can almost guaranty, however, there won't be a lot of information about Clinton's SAD campaign's contact with the Russians.  Unless you read GatewayPundit, Infowars or Breitbart.  Then maybe there will be plenty on this.

Later, probably tomorrow, I'll summarize Adam Schiff's opening statements on the hearing, which very nicely outlines the circumstantial evidence that we have, publicly, on the Trump's campaign's actions during the election, and the Trump administration's actions after the election.  

The confirmation hearing on Trump's Supreme Court nomination, Gorsuch, begins today.  He'll probably be confirmed in the end, but there are a few bumps in the road.  Not the least is the bad blood between democrats and republicans resulting from their (IMO) illegal and unconstitutional refusal to hold confirmation hearings for President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland a friggin' year ago.  But hey, who's bitter?  

More on him tomorrow.  Or later today.  Or maybe never!  Okay, not never.


SPOILER ALERT: Trump's worst day ever.  So far.

We learned today, that there is an ongoing criminal investigation, that started in July 2016, regarding Russia's attack on the U.S. election and what roll Trump's campaign and anyone else had in colluding with Russia to make it happen.  

We learned today that Putin hates Clinton and that Russia's goal for hacking the election was to help Trump win the election, and that Putin likes or liked Trump.

We learned today that there is no evidence that Russia hacked into voting machines (no surprise there).

We learned today that neither the FBI nor the NSA has any information that would support any aspect of President Trump's tweeted allegations that Obama wiretapped Trump's sit 'n play.

We  learned that the idea that James Bond spied on Trump at Obama's request, is nonsense.

Perhaps the most important thing we learned is that our president is incapable of restraining himself.  If something gets under his skin, it apparently triggers a pathological urge to vent in public over it.  Well before today's hearing were over, the president tweeted - on his POTUS account - to put his own orange spin on Director Comey's statements.  

Trump used the president's official twitter account to voice his opinions about what the rest of the country is hearing.  


Trump really IS uncle Ralph! No matter what you tell him, no matter what happens, no matter what the actual reality is, our uncle Ralph is going to tell you why you are wrong, what is really happening, and why Obama is the cause of it.

That's why he's at war with the intelligence community.  Because they, as often as possible deal with facts, and facts these days, are often not aligned to how Trump views the world.  At this point, it is impossible  to believe that Trump is outright lying about wiretapping and so much more, or if he is delusional enough that he has convinced himself he is right. 

At any rate, we're just getting started.  Today's post is a little light on hard,  new facts, and a little heavy on personal opinion.  

It happens. 

It's 3:23 p.m.
Good Morning!



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