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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Poll: Women Register Overwhelming Disapproval Of Trump

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.

Trump is the least popular president in polling history; for most of his tenure, more than 50 percent of Americans have said they disapprove of the job he’s doing.

But it turns out Trump is especially unpopular among American women. According to a recent NPR/Marist poll, women disapprove of the job Trump is doing by a whopping 62 percent to 28 percent.

It’s not hard to see why.

Just for starters, Trump came into office haunted by more than a dozen credible allegations of sexual assault or harassment. So far, 19 women have come forward.

Trump was even caught on tape admitting to — and bragging about — committing routine acts of sexual assault against women.…

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Is White House Blocking Renewed Kavanaugh Probe By FBI?

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The Trump White House is reportedly standing in the way and halting the start of an FBI investigation into the sexual assault accusation against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

According to Bloomberg, the FBI needs a request from the White House before it can launch a probe into the allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when they were both in high school.

But the White House has not given the green light for the FBI to look into the matter, and the agency can’t move forward until it has permission.

Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape Ford at a party when she was 15 and he was 17.…

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White House Officials Fear President Is ‘Mentally Unraveling’

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

In a new interview published Tuesday by Slate, Dr. Brandi Lee, a psychiatrist who put together a book of essays on President Donald Trump’s mental health, discussed the fact that two White House officials separately called her to discuss their concerns about the president.

“[They] called me, two separate phone calls, stating essentially the same thing: that they were scared of President Trump’s behavior and felt he was mentally unraveling,” she said. “Once I was assured that they did not feel themselves in imminent danger, I told them I could not take any more information, but rather, needed to refer them to the emergency room.”

She also made clear that it wasn’t as a policy matter that they thought Trump was dangerous — though many could make that case.…

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