Last updated on August 7, 2020
Kayfabe becomes him. “Get the British Open for me”. Bring me the head of the secretary of state for Scotland. Turnberry had once been a site for The Open, but before Trump bought it.
The crime: Trump has his newly appointed US ambassador to Britain tell the Minister for Scotland that Trump wants the British Open golf tournament to be moved to Trump’s golf course, Turnberry, in Scotland.
And here is Part 2 of Rachel Maddow's interview tonight with Amb. Lewis Lukens pic.twitter.com/oTFNO7rgdD
— Maddow Blog (@MaddowBlog) August 6, 2020
On whether the delay in release of the State Department’s report on Pres. Trump pressing the U.S. ambassador to have the British Open moved to his golf course is linked to the IG’s firing, Lewis Lukens says, “It’s certainly a good question to wonder.”
Pompeo's troubles with the State Dept. Office of the Inspector General keep growing. Trump fired IG Linick at Pompeo's urging. Linick had opened at least 2 investigations into Pompeo. Now, Linick's replacement, Stephen Akard, quits. w/ @pranshuverma_. https://t.co/zSE5yG1Ljs
— Edward Wong (@ewong) August 6, 2020
A top House Democrat has subpoenaed four senior aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, accusing them of resisting interviews in an investigation of Trump's firing of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick. https://t.co/OrFsgtBAAk
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 3, 2020
What Coup d’état?
Insider says Kushner is now in charge of planning last ditch try at disqualifying Biden ballots on election night, urging Republican state legislatures to "send competing slates of electors," and then seeking a Supreme Court ruling in Trump's favor. Barr is said to support this.
— Frank – 'Love, Children, Planet' – Schaeffer (@Frank_Schaeffer) August 4, 2020
Is the U.S. a failed state in 2020? Experts' answers range from "maybe" to "hell, yes" || Via: Salon https://t.co/gXvmXL3bRT
— SafetyPin-Daily (@SafetyPinDaily) August 6, 2020
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