The Border Wall Dance – Donald Trump And His Two Left Feet

photo image of existing border fence between Mexico and the U.S.

by Richard Cameron The government shutdown continues apace heading into the New Year, spurred on by Donald Trump’s insistence on $5 billion for the border wall he based most of his premise as a candidate for the presidency.  During the campaign, Trump made innumerable pledges about the wall. In sum, they were typified by this.  “On day one, we will work on an impenetrable, physical, tall, powerful, beautiful southern border wall”. Policy advisors within his administration have counseled the president that what he promised his steadfast constituency, is not feasible.…

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Rex Tillerson Dumped By Trump For Not Following Trump’s Line On Russia

photo of now former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a foreign diplomatic mission.

by Richard Cameron   Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired this morning (Tuesday) by Donald Trump.  Trump’s manner of communicating the dismissal was via Twitter around 8:44 a.m. Eastern Time.       . Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2018 The State Department issued…

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Portergate Continues – FBI Director Christopher Wray Undermines White House Narrative

Christopher Wray in testimony before a Senate committee

by Richard Cameron   The Trump White House has yet again been caught with its pants down with regard to material facts and their role regarding the Rob Porter controversy. We covered the White House’s suspicious accounting of when they became aware of Porter’s spousal abuse issues and the backfilling they engaged in last week, but now, in questioning in a Congressional hearing, FBI Director Christopher Wray has officially contradicted the statements of Trump’s communications staff. Raj Shaw, deputy press secretary, told reporters last Thursday, that the FBI background investigation…

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Ten Days After His Appointment, Anthony Scaramucci Is Gone As White House Comm Director

Anthony Scaramucci speaking at the 2016 SALT investment conference

by Richard Cameron WASHINGTON D.C. Newly appointed and controversial White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci tendered his resignation to the President, just a week and a half after the announcement of his appointment. But what a stormy 10 days it was.  A snapshot (below) of happier times, just a week ago: A great night in W Va. we have great momentum. pic.twitter.com/2Cb4OBhsMf — Anthony Scaramucci (@Scaramucci) July 25, 2017 The key event that signaled a reversal of fortune for the former majority partner in the Sky Bridge Capital hedge fund,…

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POTUS Trump Continues Conduct Unbecoming – Latest Targets “Morning Joe” And Mika

collage of Donald Trump and Mika Brzezinski photo images

by Richard Cameron Adding to the near daily and growing body of evidence that Donald Trump’s behavior as President is both an international embarrassment as well as confirmation that he is temperamentally unfit to occupy the Oval Office, is his tweet barrage against Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. About the program and its hosts, Trump tweeted early this morning that: I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came.. —…

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You Mean Donald Trump Lied About Recording His Meetings With FBI Director James Comey?

by Richard Cameron The cat is out of the bag on Donald Trump’s allusion to recordings taken during his private meetings with former FBI Director James B. Comey. As you will recall, back on May 12, Trump tweeted “James Comey better hope that there are no “tapes” of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!”. Since then, the House Intelligence Committee, gave the White House and Trump’s chief counsel, Don McGahn a deadline of the 23rd for production of any and all such recordings involved in Trump’s claim,…

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President Trump Is Angry And Frustrated About The Justice Department And Atty. General Jeff Sessions

by Richard Cameron White House and Justice Department staffers, speaking off the record, are disclosing that Donald Trump is seething about the Justice Department and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The reasons according to the sources who spoke with Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman at the New York Times, is the entire series of complications that have arisen from Trump’s failed executive orders, most notably the travel ban and Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from supervising the investigation into the question of the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russia to subvert last…

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Profiles In Corruption – President Trump’s Firing Of FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr.

by Richard Cameron The premise behind the firing of FBI Director James B. Comey, Jr. yesterday, is being met with the derision and skepticism it deserves in most political circles outside the steadfast Trump Defense Industrial Complex, i.e., Fox News, Breitbart, Info Wars, etc. There are so many facets to this remarkable event, but let’s start with the stated premise behind the firing, because it is the most absurd and dubious on its face. The White House and the Justice Department packaged the rationale of the Comey firing by relying…

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