Trump Wanted to Play Superman

The New York Times story on Trump’s 18-minute gap in the Hatch Act — Trump Makes First Public Appearance Since Leaving Walter Reed — largely focused on the somewhat maskless crowd, the shortened appearance — Trump was supposed to speak for 30 minutes — and the misuse of federa; property for a political campaign. But…

Bolton book: Trump wanted Xi to help him win re-election

There’s juicy stuff in the Bolton book even if his mercenary lust for money came before putting Trump in the vise during the Impeachment. It seems less revelatory as it might simply confirm how incompetent and dangerous Trump remains. “He then, stunningly, turned the conversation to the coming U.S. presidential election, alluding to China’s economic capability…

Ukraine was so corrupt, Trump wanted to build two resorts there

Kiev and Yalta, in the latter case at least Trump’s golf resort would be in the Russian zone. “The Trumps were looking to erect luxury resorts across the former Soviet republics, and Ukraine seemed like a promising location.  House and Senate committees appear to be unaware of the Trump Organization’s prior Ukraine connections.” NEW: Trump…