Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Speaking at the South Carolina plant in February, Trump promised a crowd of assembly workers, managers and executives that “jobs is one of the primary reasons I’m standing here today as your President, and I will never, ever disappoint you.” Nevertheless, Boeing are laying off workers at the plant are part of a company-wide plan to cut jobs that was announced in December. Robert Reich’s Inequality Media video explains why Trumponomics is pure fantasy.

Source: Perspectives: CNN Money — Boeing factory where Trump delivered jobs speech to lay off 200 workers (VIDEO)


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Press Secretary Sean Spicer has taken the brunt of Trump’s frustrations. Supposedly, the President “watches his daily briefings like SportsCenter, barking critiques of Spicer’s performances at his television.”

Monday’s Press briefing was held off-camera, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s insulting reason:“Sean got fatter.”

Source: Perspectives: Vanity Fair — Sean Spicer’S Tortured Relationship With Trump Hits A New Low


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Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offense. It was at the heart of Richard Nixon’s impeachment. The parallel between Nixon and Trump is almost exact. There’s already more than enough evidence of probable cause to begin an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. (VIDEO)

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich – The Case for Obstruction of Justice (VIDEO)


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“A news report today sent Washington into another spasm when it appeared that ABC and other news outlets reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that he might have to recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russian investigation.”

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — If Rod Rosenstein recuses himself, Robert Mueller may be next


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The “inconvenient truth” of Trump’s White House, a Republican-led Congress, and their supporters is that “support of Donald Trump is clearly less about Trump and more about former President Obama. It’s a guttural reaction. As hard as Republicans may have tried, they have been completely unable to erase our first black president from the history books.”

Source: Perspectives: Huffington Post — He Had No Business Becoming President


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The one big thing we learned today from Jeff Sessions stonewalling testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee is Trump and his administration still don’t care about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election – and the likelihood Russia will interfere to an even greater extent in 2018 and beyond. — Robert Reich

Source: Perspectives: Washington Post — Sessions’ testimony highlights Trump’s deep lack of interest in what Russia did in 2016


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Robert Reich, writing for The Guardian on Trump’s infrastructure scheme, says “America’s infrastructure is in dire need of investment. But nothing Trump is proposing will do anything to help.”

Source: Perspectives: Scam alert: Trump’s $1tn ‘infrastructure plan’ is a giveaway to the rich


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