The real story breaking is the 2012 performance piece Trump created to “fire” an actor playing PBO. But the real transition will be leaving Donald’s house of Klan kayfabe in 2021. Ten years earlier Trump couldn’t get over being humiliated by PBO at the 2011 WHCA dinner and still can’t get past the idea that PBO was green-lighting the raid on bin Laden while making Trump the butt of jokes.
Kushner told top Russian officials that he wanted to set up a secure backchannel between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin in late-2016, and there were more pedophiles on Trump’s team.
Biden Transition team:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden’s presidential campaign on Saturday added former Democratic primary rival Pete Buttigieg, along with senior officials who served under President Barack Obama, to an expanded White House transition team.
Biden added four new co-chairs to the team led by his longtime ally Ted Kaufman: New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, former Obama economic adviser Jeffrey Zients, Louisiana Representative Cedric Richmond and his campaign adviser Anita Dunn.
He also named Buttigieg, a military veteran and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, to the advisory board, together with former deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and Susan Rice, national security adviser to Obama who was on the shortlist to be Biden’s running mate.
Ron Johnson does his bit for the Russians:
69 page “Playbook for Early Response to High-Consequence Emerging Infectious Disease Threats and Biological Incidents” developed in 2016 by Obama team reviewed w Trump team on 1/13/17 as part of transition, Trump ignored it.
Rather than a conflation of the Las Vegas act that is described in the Steele dossier, there’s now some evidence that Trump’s enmity for the Obamas may actually have been re-enacted in that Moscow hotel suite.
(CNN) Before Donald Trump ever sought the Oval Office, he was preoccupied by its occupant President Barack Obama, publicly questioning his birthplace and privately describing him as “a Manchurian candidate” who obtained his Ivy League degrees only by way of affirmative action, according to a new book by Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen.Trump's disdain for Obama was so extreme that he took his fixation a step further, according to Cohen: Trump hired a “Faux-Bama” to participate in a video in which Trump “ritualistically belittled the first black president and then fired him.”Cohen's book, “Disloyal: A Memoir,” doesn't name the man who was allegedly hired to play Obama or provide a specific date for the incident, but it does include a photograph of Trump sitting behind a desk, facing a Black man wearing a suit with an American flag pin affixed to the lapel. On Trump's desk are two books, one displaying Obama's name in large letters.