Tag: Politico

One-Party Rule

More authoritarian dictator shenanigans. If you’re from a state or district which is represented by Democrats in congress, know that as of now, executive branch agencies have been asked to behave as though your representatives are not members of the U.S. government.

In an expected bit of doublespeak nonsense, “A White House spokeswoman said the policy of the administration is “to accommodate the requests of chairmen, regardless of their political party.” There are no Democratic chairmen, as Congress is controlled by Republicans.”

White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests” (Burgess Everett and Josh Dawsey, Politico)
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Trump Is Not Elvis

White House aides told Politico that Trump has taken to yelling at the television whenever news of the Russia investigation comes on. Yelling at your television is an American tradition, but a truly great American would shoot the TV, like Elvis.