Do not assume there’s nothing dangerous left to find about Donald Trump

Underneath the 1978 Presidential Information Act, the Nationwide Archives could not grant the general public entry to presidential paperwork for a interval of 5 years. Ex-presidents are given appreciable latitude—an excessive amount of, actually—to limit entry to sure kinds of data, together with these associated to national-security and medical issues. Because of this it could be some time earlier than we discover out what prompted Trump’s unexplained Saturday-afternoon go to to the Walter Reed Nationwide Navy Medical Middle in November 2019. (The White Home stated it was a part of his “routine annual bodily examination,” an evidence that the press instantly concluded was a lie.)

One other issue might be Trump’s behavior, acquired when he was in actual property, of ripping up paperwork. Not less than in principle, that is towards the legislation. For some time, Politico reported, Solomon Larty and Reginald Younger Jr., two profession White Home records-management officers, actually gathered wastepaper from the Oval Workplace and the presidential residence and Scotch-taped the ripped-up paperwork again collectively. However within the spring of 2018, they have been fired abruptly and marched off the White Home grounds Secret Service brokers. We don’t know whether or not any Scotch-taping continued after that. […]




“Time. Time. What’s time? Swiss manufacture it, French hoard it, Italians squander it, People say it’s cash, Hindus say it doesn’t exist. Know what I say? I say time is a criminal.” ~~Truman Capote, Beat the Satan (1953)




At Every day Kos on this date in 2009—The Final Particular person Who Ought to Be Opening His Mouth:

No matter variations we as Democrats have concerning President Obama’s coverage selections in Afghanistan, the one factor we will all agree on is that we’re sick of listening to arsonists hanging across the fireplace they began telling us one of the simplest ways put it out. Sure media, nevertheless, eagerly add kerosene to the flames endlessly quoting them.

Thus, in the present day, we have got torturer-in chief Richard Bruce Cheney – who lied us into conflict and additional enriched himself and his rich cronies within the course of—explaining to Politico how Obama has botched his resolution as a result of he really frolicked pondering about it. Subsequently, the President is projecting “weak spot.”

Weak spot is added to weak spot, Cheney says, making an attempt some Gitmo prisoners in New York in civilian courts. Uh-huh. By hauling self-described holy warriors into American prison courts to be tried with thieves and murderers means the terrorists have already received.

It takes no particular effort or studying between the traces to see the primary theme behind Cheney’s remarks: Obama is giving help and luxury to the enemy.

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