Trump: No politician ‘has been treated worse or more unfairly’

It is said that Emperor Valerian was used as a literal footstool for years before being flayed alive, but hey, tomato/tomahto.


Response to President’s Signing Statement for H.R. 244
Trump apparently is continuing a long tradition of the USA fucking over native people. Evidently he doesn’t like Native American Housing Block Grants funding, and intends to treat it like the housing funding everyone else gets (or, rather, doesn’t get). Nevermind the treaty obligations, etc.

Full signing statement here, relevant part is the last paragraph.


Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador


Unity Was Emerging on Sentencing. Then Came Jeff Sessions.

Apparently America doesn’t have enough people in prison.


The Trump administration has removed or tucked away a wide variety of information that until recently was provided to the public, limiting access, for instance, to disclosures about workplace violations, energy efficiency, and animal welfare abuses.


Attorney General Orders Tougher Sentences, Rolling Back Obama Policy


White House’s FBI story unravels


Donald Trump fired james Comey, the director of the FBI, ostensibly because Comey didn’t follow the rules with respect to the Clinton campaign. Like most observers, I think it is more likely that Comey was fired because the ongoing Russian investigations are closing in. I agree with this New Yorker article: Donald Trump’s Firing of James Comey Is an Attack on American Democracy


13 Men, and No Women, Are Writing New G.O.P. Health Bill in Senate


Sally Yates Just Contradicted Trump’s Defense of Michael Flynn
Russia, whatever.