Celeb Magazine

Don’t Forget: the Trump White House is Being Investigated for Espionage

Posted on the 22 March 2017 by Sumithardia

Embed from Getty Images

I’m enjoying all of year-old footage of Republicans losing their minds over Hillary Clinton being investigated by the FBI. So many Republicans were throwing parties at this time last year, claiming that the FBI investigation into Hillary’s damn emails meant that she shouldn’t be president. Now that their own unhinged lunatic is president and under FBI investigation, most of those same Republicans have gone radio silent. So what else is going on in the political world? Let’s do some highlights:
We need to take a moment and understand the enormity of our situation. Granted, it felt like a national tragedy the day after Trump was elected. It felt like death. It felt like nothing would ever be the same and that our nation had fundamentally shifted. In the months that followed, the media made themselves busy by trying to normalize Trump (only it really didn’t stick). Now this week, we have confirmation from the Director of the FBI that the FBI has been investigating Donald Trump, his people and his campaign since JULY. And the investigation is about a hostile nation’s takeover of our political system. The sitting president of the United States is being investigated. The Trump White House is being investigated for espionage and, presumably, treason. Vox had a great summary on just how huge all of this is.
Remember Paul Manafort? Manafort was the Trump Campaign’s chairman and one of Russia’s first inside-men. Well, Manafort is being sought for questioning by the FBI and Ukrainian authorities. Charge him with treason! LOCK HIM UP.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to delay the SCOTUS vote. Neil Gorsuch’s Senate confirmation hearing started this week, and a vote to confirm Gorsuch would have likely come later this week or next week. Schumer wants to delay the vote because… Donald Trump is under FBI investigation and we need to be focused on that, basically. I agree! I don’t think Schumer’s plan will work, of course, but I like his effort.
Trumpcare is a mess. Everything about it is a mess. The House votes on the Trumpcare bill tomorrow and no one has an accurate whip count. Some House Republicans are openly defiant, saying they will not vote for it. Some are worried that a vindictive, petty Emperor Baby Fists will exact his revenge if they don’t vote for it. I suspect that the House will manage to barely pass some form of the bill and then it will be DOA when it gets to the Senate.

Trump’s Secretary of Defense is interesting. SecDef Mattis keeps appointing “Obama veterans” to key Pentagon posts, and Mattis doesn’t seem to want any part of Baby Fists’ “remaking the Pentagon” scheme. That’s interesting.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is a mess. I kind of think he absolutely hates his job and he already wants to quit. Apparently, he didn’t even want this job and his wife “convinced” him to take it. He hates NATO so he’s not going to an important NATO meeting next month, but he’ll make it to Russia to get his orders. Such ennui with this one.

Embed from Getty Images

Photos courtesy of Getty.

Source: celebitchy.com

2 total views, 2 views today


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Team of European and Middle Eastern Women Ski to the North Pole

    Team European Middle Eastern Women North Pole

    A team of adventurous women from Europe and the Middle East completed a last degree ski expedition – which calls itself the Women's Euro-Arabian North Pole... Read more

    6 hours, 7 minutes ago by   Kungfujedi
    OUTDOORS
  • Deaddicting Yourself

    Deaddicting Yourself

    Do you have a habit that you want to get rid off but are so addicted to it that you have no idea -How To Do That? Do you realize that a particular trait is... Read more

    6 hours, 23 minutes ago by   Chetan
    SELF EXPRESSION
  • Design Diary: Scandinavian Style Kitchen Renovation by Helios Design Group

    Design Diary: Scandinavian Style Kitchen Renovation Helios Group

    I write a lot of one page design columns for Boston Globe Magazine. This one, published last fall with photos by Jared Kuzia, is one of my favorites. Read more

    6 hours, 37 minutes ago by   Stylecarrot
    FASHION, HOME, INTERIOR DESIGN, LIFESTYLE
  • The Hipster

    Hipster

    According to Wiki, "The hipster subculture is stereotypically composed of younger and middle-aged adults who reside primarily in gentrified neighbourhoods. Read more

    6 hours, 44 minutes ago by   Ashleylister
    BOOKS, CREATIVITY, CULTURE, SELF EXPRESSION
  • Airbus A330-200, Iberia

    Airbus A330-200, Iberia

    @ San Francisco, CA April 2018 Iberia flight 6175 on final approach as it nears completion of the inaugural flight from Madrid, Spain.  This marks the start of... Read more

    7 hours, 7 minutes ago by   Htam
    PHOTOGRAPHY, SOCIETY
  • Himalaya Spring 2018: Collapse in Icefall Injures Two Sherpas

    Himalaya Spring 2018: Collapse Icefall Injures Sherpas

    As if the climbers, Sherpas, and porters on the South Side of Everest got a sharp reminder of the dangers they face yesterday when a section of the Khumbu... Read more

    8 hours, 7 minutes ago by   Kungfujedi
    OUTDOORS
  • Questions Not Normally Asked by Golf Beginners

    Questions Normally Asked Golf Beginners

    Learning all there is to the game of golf isn't easy - aside from attaining a repeatable swing, selecting the right golf clubs and cultivating proper... Read more

    8 hours, 23 minutes ago by   Golfforbeginners
    GOLF, SPORTS

Magazines