13 thoughts on “What is he doing in there?

  1. Tweety says:

    President Donald Trump threatened Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) that Republican voters would “never forget” GOP lawmakers who fail to support his effort to contest President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
    Trump also lobbed a more general attack at Republicans who have disavowed the effort — a group that includes former House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said it is “difficult to conceive of a more anti-democratic and anti-conservative act.” https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/04/trump-threatens-cotton-electoral-college-certification-454515

  2. Update says:

    Trump Calls in Pillow Salesman to Discuss Possibility of Instituting Martial Law : Turns out you can have good ideas for pillows and still have bad opinions about fascism https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/trump-meets-my-pillow-ceo-mark-lindell-martial-law-1115519/
    See also Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/01/15/pillow-salesman-apparently-has-some-ideas-about-declaring-martial-law/ The Washington Post’s Jabin Botsford captured an image of the notes Lindell was carrying with him as he went to meet with Trump. Only half of the page can be seen, but even that tells a lot. (below/click to enlarge)

  3. Nasty business says:

    “President Donald Trump on Monday prepared to depart the White House and Washington on Wednesday in dramatic fashion, but in his final days he continued to stay isolated and out of sight.
    He has not held any public events in six days, although aides insist he is hard at work on behalf of the American people, publishing daily on the president’s otherwise empty public schedule that he “will work from early in the morning until late in the evening” and “make many calls and have many meetings.” https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-plans-leave-dramatic-fashion-continues-stay-sight/story?id=75320967
    “Episode 3: Descent into madness” https://www.axios.com/trump-off-the-rails-descent-into-madness-fd169833-9052-473d-87f5-7a1a4ffffb8f.html Scroll down for previous episodes, This page will be updated as more episodes are published.

  4. ‘Mallacht mo chait ort’ says:

    “Trump frees former aides from ethics pledge, lobbying ban” https://news.yahoo.com/trump-frees-former-aides-ethics-101626180.html
    “Trump revokes rule barring lobbying by former officials as he leaves office” https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/20/politics/trump-revokes-lobby-ban/index.html
    “Trump is reportedly just going up to people and asking if they want a pardon” (1/19/21) https://news.yahoo.com/trump-reportedly-just-going-people-043100771.html
    “Trump ends it all with one final scam — and it bodes badly for Trumpism’s future” https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/01/20/trump-final-scam-bannon-pardon/
    “Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback” https://apnews.com/article/donald-trump-leaves-white-house-ad718c0048c341d0044c4709fb23c8dd
    Meanwhile: Scottish brewers have launched a petition to rename Prestwick Airport ahead of a potential visit from Donald Trump (which would mean that every time Trump visits his golf course in Scotland…) https://foodanddrink.scotsman.com/drink/brewdog-troll-donald-trump-by-launching-petition-to-rename-prestwick-airport-joe-biden-international/

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