MSNBC Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough fired back at President Donald Trump on air Thursday morning by claiming “people close to him during the campaign told me he had early stages of dementia.” Trump is “completely detached from reality,” Scarborough said.
According to an interactive infographic by the data-aggregating website FiveThirtyEight updated on Wednesday, which was Trump’s 307th day in the White House, his approval rating was an unimpressive 38.4 percent. Disapproval was 55.5 percent.
Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Monday that former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos’s guilty plea is just the beginning of charges from Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian collusion with the campaign in the 2016 election.
Only an hour after former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted on conspiracy against the U.S., money laundering and other charges on Monday morning, President Donald Trump’s son sent out a campaign fundraising email asking for contributions.
The four officials showing up to work at three different agencies—the State Department, the Office of Management and Budget and the Environmental Protection Agency—appear to be skirting the Federal Vacancies Reform Act, POLITICO reported on Friday.
One document—the same one Kobach was photographed carrying into a meeting with President-elect Trump in November—is his strategic plan for the Department of Homeland Security in the first 365 days. The entire document is blacked out except for the final section, “Stop Aliens from Voting,” and one point beneath it, “Draft Amendments to National Voter Registration Act to promote proof-of-citizenship requirements.”
The Department of Justice illegally packed the president’s supposedly non-partisan voter fraud commission with Republicans who are sympathetic to Trump’s much-ridiculed charge that millions of non-citizens voted in the 2016 election, seven Democratic senators charged Tuesday.