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.
Apparently America doesn’t have enough people in prison.
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
Sally Yates Just Contradicted Trump’s Defense of Michael Flynn