Donald J. Trump, a former reality TV personality and vulgar, amoral and narcissistic real estate tycoon — under investigation for colluding with the Russians to interfere with the 2016 Presidential Election — is still the President of the United States.
The U.S. Senate, in Republican control under the racist, ideologue Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is deciding the fate of health care for tens of millions of Americans in the dead of night – forcing a vote after revealing the bill just hours before demanding a vote.
The not-yet-officially-hired new White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, has gone viral – by haranguing a respected New Yorker reporter with a profanity-laced attack on the current White House Chief of Staff, Reince Preibus, and the President’s chief advisor, Steve Bannon. (Talk about message discipline…)
President Trump has continued his relentless Twitter attacks on his handpicked Attorney General, Jeff Sessions.
Trump’s attack on Sessions is part and parcel of his strategy to obstruct the ongoing work of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election — and Trump’s possible collusion with the Russians.
The Boy Scouts of America have had to issue an apology for Trump’s unprecedented politicization of his remarks to their annual Jamboree — leading to calls for the resignation of the Scouting and Jamboree leadership.
Trump’s surprise Twitter call for a ban on transgender military members has been soundly rejected by the very military leaders on whom Trump justified his knee-jerk, early morning Tweet ban.
And that’s just today.
That’s just the past 24 hours.
It’s not going to get any better.