Category Archives: Trump


Sondland and the Fifth: he's already waived it

It is less likely that Gordon Sondland will plead the Fifth but might seek immunity as he faces perjury, among other things. “Mob boss blaming underling”. x ICYMI: Can Gordon Sondland invoke the Fifth Amendment? #MTPDaily @BarbMcQuade: “He's likely already waived that privilege. … If


#KremlinAnnex week 71 protest Tuesday

x Everyone loves the “Subpoena” song at the #KremlinAnnex protest. Happy singing and whistling to you, #resisters! ✌️😍 — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) November 17, 2019 x Have you read about our team yet? ✌️🇺🇸 Kremlin Annex: Five women have been protesting outside the White


Trump makes TV appearance, remains unhappy with fact witnesses

Fortunately, the key points got into the record and the GOP members of the Intel committee recycled the same points including multiple attempts to out the whistleblower. x Devin Nunes has two eyewitnesses to the Ukraine call testifying publicly right in front of him, but

Senator Ron Johnson tries to do CYA for Individual-1

The oddest disinformation so far has been a series of Ron Johnson media appearances that attempt to discredit Alexander Vindman. Johnson said Vindman might be among those bureaucrats who leak to the press "sabotage his policies and, if possible, remove him from office." —


tin crow: No neurological evaluations for Trump at Walter Reed

“Mini-Strokes” speculation early in the evening on CNN compels a WH statement at 10pm ET. x Wow, Obama's former doctor is telling @ErinBurnett that Trump is having major neurological problems, especially with “word-finding,” and suggests he could be having small strokes.— Joan Walsh (@joanwalsh) November

Trump Makes an Unannounced Visit to Walter Reed

Trump makes unannounced visit to Walter Reed Medical Center for ‘quick exam and labs,’ says White House President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on Saturday afternoon to complete “portions” of his annual physical exam, according to

Arms for Dirt: Trump tries to harass witnesses prior to a week of testimony

Individual-1 cannot learn that his rage tweeting might have consequences, even after a disastrous Friday of testimony where a GOP stunt failed at the House Intelligence committee hearings. You really should take Sundays off from witness tampering🐮 — Devin Nunes’ cow 🐮 (@DevinCow) November


Arms for Dirt: were the Amigos and Shreks only stooges

Greg Sargent at WaPo writes about the potential for a GOP frame that makes Gordon Sondland the mastermind of the Arms for Dirt plot, rather than Trump. And what deal will Rudy try to make, considering the looming SDNY criminal investigation. Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to

Trump and his “chest discomfort” go to Walter Reed

Disinformation persists because of the sudden, unscheduled nature of the Saturday visit, as well as some obvious lying about it because if it were an actual “free weekend” Trump would be at the golf course. OTOH there were plenty of scatological quips in Twitter. A

45 and counting … Ukraine lies by POTUS*

Daniel Dale totals the lies so far by the one-eyed Mango King. Note that the GOP members of the House Intel committee repeated the meme of #41 during its hearings. It’s been hard to communicate just how comprehensively Trump has been lying about his Ukraine

The “Everything Terrible Trump Has Done So Far” Omnibus (Week 147)

As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. 1662. Proposed fees on asylum


#KremlinAnnex week 70 protest Thursday

x Starting Monday we will be providing free cow bells to all protestors. 50% of all contributions immediately support the legal defense fund of @DevinCow & @NunesAlt! Spread the word & help fund the cow bells: — Kremlin Annex (@KremlinAnnex) November 13, 2019 x