Trump Watch January 16 2017

Day 347:

New Year New Fight!

Think like a Utopian.

Further Reading:

Trump’s Presidency Sinks Below Rock Bottom

North Korea Calls Trump Nuclear Button Tweet the ‘Spasm of a Lunatic’

The Senate’s push to overrule the FCC on net neutrality now has 50 votes

Britain’s Next Megaproject: A Coast-to-Coast Forest: The plan is for 50 million new trees to repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from several cities in the north.

Pennsylvania Could Be On The Verge Of Dealing Partisan Gerrymandering A Big Blow

DNC chairman: ‘The party of Lincoln is officially dead’

Number of uninsured Americans increased by over 3M in Trump’s first year: Gallup

Sens. Cotton and Perdue are outed for lying on Trump’s behalf

Why does it cost $32,093 just to give birth in America?

Trump’s Presidency Has ‘Accelerated’ the Decline of Democracy—Report

Chinese credit rating agency downgrades US’s rating over political ‘deficiencies’

One-third of voters give Trump an F for first year: poll

Congressional Republicans think Donald Trump’s sloth and ignorance is a feature, not a bug — A weak, easy-to-manipulate president is what they want

Trump set a record for White House staff turnover in the first year

Trump Leading the ‘Most Unethical Presidency,’ in Modern History, Ethics Group Says in First-Year Review

Neil Gorsuch Will Make the Supreme Court More Anti-Union for Decades

Schiff Wants Fusion GPS Transcript Released

Iowa voters laugh after GOP senator says Trump is standing up for Norway

Who is Wendi Deng? Rupert Murdoch’s Ex-Wife, Ivanka Trump’s Bestie And Suspected Chinese Spy

Senators unveil bipartisan push to deter future election interference

Eric Trump Stands to Profit Bigly From Sweetheart Real Estate Deal With His Dad

Trump tweets ‘Russian Collusion Hoax is dead’ as Bannon is interviewed for Russia probe

Jared Kushner reportedly warned that his close friend Wendi Deng Murdoch may be a Chinese spy

Trump’s Interior secretary wages war on “deep state”: his own staff

Devin Nunes is under mounting pressure to release the transcript of a House Intel interview with Fusion GPS

Donald Trump’s ‘repulsive’ attacks on media likened to Josef Stalin by Republican senator

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General Guides:

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Trump Watch January 12 2017

Day 343:

New Year New Fight!

Think like a Utopian.

Further Reading:

UN calls Donald Trump’s s***hole immigrants comments ‘racist’

Sadiq Khan: Donald Trump ‘got the message’ that Londoners don’t want him here, says mayor

Norwegians Tweet To Trump No One Wants To Come To His ‘Shithole Country’

CNN’s Don Lemon: ‘The president of the United States is racist’

Time to Say It: Trump Is a Racist

Gutierrez: We have someone in the WH ‘who could lead the KKK’

Anderson Cooper: ‘Let’s not kid ourselves,’ Trump’s comments are ‘racist’

Colbert: They’re not s—hole countries because Trump isn’t their president

Trump cancels London embassy visit on false pretenses

Trump’s “Shithole” Countries Are Worth $46.6 Billion In Trade To America

Donald Trump denies using word ‘s***hole’ in immigration rant

Ana Navarro: ‘Donald Trump has turned the Oval Office into a shithole’

Report: Paul Ryan Spent 30 Minutes Explaining Difference Between Foreign and Domestic Surveillance to Trump

Watch Joe Arpaio learn his pardon was an admission of guilt

Donald Trump cancels trip to Britain amid fears he won’t be welcome, say reports

Now can we call the president a white supremacist?

Obama: Presidents need to watch their behavior

Vicente Fox: Trump’s ‘mouth is the foulest shithole in the world’

‘A New Low.’ The World Is Furious at Trump for His Remark About ‘Shithole Countries’

Fox News Hosts Are Actually Defending Trump’s ‘Sh*thole Countries’ Comment

Haiti ambassador: US official summoned to explain ‘shithole’ remark

Trump attacks protections for immigrants from ‘shithole’ countries in Oval Office meeting

Trevor Noah: ‘As someone from South S—hole, I’m offended’

Comey’s Trump Memos on Russia Investigation Could Soon Be Released to the Public

Eric Trump’s Charity Paid Donald’s Business $150K During Election

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Upcoming house votes:

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Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

The Atlantic

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

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Trump Watch January 11 2017

Day 342:

New Year New Fight!

Think like a Utopian.

Further Reading:

‘Nobody here talks about Hillary Clinton,’ Kellyanne Conway said just before Trump tweeted, again, about Hillary Clinton

According to a new study published in the International Journal of Drug Policy, homeless women who use medical cannabis are less likely to use lethal hard drugs such as crack, cocaine, crystal, speed, crank, glass, and ice.

Washington DC has renamed the street the Russian embassy sits on after a murdered Russian opposition politician.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has sued several fossil fuel giants, blaming them for contributing to climate change and lying to maintain their profits. His administration also plans to withdraw $5 billion in pension funds from fossil fuel investments.

‘This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions’: U.S. ambassador offers uncomfortable silence

Joe Arpaio Belongs In Prison, Not The U.S. Senate

Melania Trump would have been priority for deportation under new immigration rules

Confused Trump Tricked by Fox News Into Opposing His Own Surveillance Bill

Celebrity politicians are a sign of our political decline

Julián Castro says nearly all DACA recipients employed, in school or serving in military

“Executive time” and white privilege: Our laziest president and an ugly stereotype

200 soon-to-be laid off Carrier workers to livestream from Ind. bar about Trump

Anderson Cooper mocks Trump’s claim that news anchors sent him letters of praise

The Voters Abandoning Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s new ambassador to Netherlands struggles to defend claim Muslims ‘burned’ Dutch politicians

Trump just torpedoed his own administration’s position on FISA

Major shift as Trump opens way for Medicaid work requirement

I Blew the Whistle on Russian Meddling. Now I’m Running for Congress.

Trump stuns Republican leaders with tweeted policy backflips

Democrats to invite sex misconduct victims to Trump’s State of the Union

Poll: When Asked To Grade Trump’s First Year, Largest Percentage Give An ‘F’

Zinke Says Florida Got Offshore Drilling Exemption Because Governor Asked Nicely

Fox News host immediately fact checks Trump’s claim the Russia investigation is a hoax: ‘It is not’

FBI Task Force to Expose Russian Social Media Manipulation

Missouri governor admits affair amid allegations he blackmailed woman with naked photo

After becoming president, Trump sold millions in real estate in secret deals

Inspector General launches 4th investigation of Scott Pruitt; this time for $40k taxpayer-funded trip to Morocco

Trump Administration Says States May Impose Work Requirements for Medicaid

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Call the White House:

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Elections!

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See if you have a special election in your area!

Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!

Upcoming house votes:

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Upcoming senate bills:

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Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

The Atlantic

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Run For Office!:

Want to run for office in your area to fight back, check this out for positions that are open in your area, how to register, and what you need to do to win office!

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Trump Watch January 10 2017

Day 341:

New Year New Fight!

Think like a Utopian.

Further Reading:

White House caught censoring transcript to cover up Trump bungling his own basic policy

‘These are bad facts for him’: Intel CEO’s $24 million stock sale before disclosing the chip flaw could trigger lawsuits, SEC inquiry

Canadians Are Mad as Hell at Tim Hortons – Boycotts & pickets are some of the responses to Tim Hortons franchisees stripping paid breaks & benefits to their workers.

Bill Gates said in a recent keynote address that he’s confident the world will develop cancer therapies that can “control all infectious diseases.” Together with his wife Melinda, the couple has invested billions in companies over the last decade to develop such therapies.

Trump Re-Nominates Anti-Wildlife Climate Denier to Top Environment Post

White House admits in court filing that it hasn’t found any voter fraud in 2016 election – This is awkward

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin Releases Report Detailing Two Decades of Putin’s Attacks on Democracy, Calling for Policy Changes to Counter Kremlin Threat Ahead Of 2018, 2020 Elections

White House transcript fails to include line from Trump on clean DACA bill

Trump is mad that “Sneaky Dianne Feinstein” debunked a key Republican theory on Trump and Russia

US must act now to ward off more Russian election meddling, report says

Trump wants Republicans to take over Russia investigation from Robert Mueller because ‘the world is laughing at America’

It Turns Out That Saving CHIP Would Actually Save the Government $6 Billion

Mueller’s obstruction of justice case against Trump looks damning

Darrell Issa to announce retirement from Congress: Report

Guess Which Line Was Missing From the Transcript of Trump’s Immigration Meeting

DC renames street in front of Russian embassy after slain Putin critic

Never before has a president ignored such a clear national security threat

AP Fact Check: Trump says collusion is disproved; it’s not

Republicans illegally gerrymandered North Carolina’s congressional map, federal judges rule

Oops! White House admits it has zero evidence of voter fraud in 2016 election

Trump Staffers Are So Miserable That White House Fears Mass Exodus in 2018

Trump Hasn’t Bothered To Protect the U.S. From More Russian Meddling, Says Report by Democrats

Fusion GPS transcript undercuts GOP attack on Steele and FBI

Former ethics chief on Zinke exempting Florida from drilling: You’re making us a ‘banana republic’

Senate Dems’ bill would penalize credit reporting agencies for breaches

Trump tweets that Republicans need to take control…while Republicans have control.

Foreign spies are watching — and probably targeting — Fox News Channel

Dow falls 100 points amid concern China may stop buying US debt

Maine secretary of state asks court to secure documents of Trump’s now-defunct voter fraud commission

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Phone Bank for Progressive Candidates:

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Call the White House:

202-456-1111

Call the “White House”:

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Monitor your congressperson:

Keep track of how your senator is voting on cabinet picks here, so you can call them up and give them hell if they vote for any of these worthless fuckers.

See how your elected representatives are voting for or against Trump.

Elections!

Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)

See if you have a special election in your area!

Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!

Upcoming house votes:

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Upcoming senate bills:

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Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

The Atlantic

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Run For Office!:

Want to run for office in your area to fight back, check this out for positions that are open in your area, how to register, and what you need to do to win office!

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Trump Watch January 9 2017

Day 340:

New Year New Fight!

Think like a Utopian.

Further Reading:

Pfizer, pocketing a big tax cut from Trump, will end investment in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s research

Senate Democrats have made a brilliant move to try and save an open internet. They only need a simple majority to win this vote. While that’s a long shot, there’s still a good reason for them to force a vote: It will force Republican senators to take a public stand on this hot-button issue.

US Energy agency rejects Trump plan to prop up coal and nuclear power plants with subsidies

Trump doesn’t appear to know the words to the National Anthem.

Mormon Senator admits in leaked video he voted in favor of the Iraq War so Mormon Church could send its missionaries and establish its church. “Our missionaries always follow in the footsteps of American soldiers.”

MSNBC Ignores Catastrophic US-Backed War in Yemen

Colbert on Trump’s ‘stable genius’ comment: ‘I believe it was René Descartes who said, ‘I think, therefore I am, like, really smart’

If Russia probe goes near Trump’s finances, ‘he’s sunk,’ ‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff says

CNN’s Jim Acosta promoted to chief White House correspondent

Trump Spiritual Advisor Wants You To Send Her Up To 1 Month’s Pay Or Face ‘Consequences’

Trump has new North Korea strategy: start a war

Congress let CHIP’s funding expire 101 days ago, and it’s a national disgrace

Secret Pro-Life Meeting With Mike Pence Killed Obamacare Fix—For Now

Trump Named The World’s No. 1 Oppressor Of Press Freedom

Trump Sings National Anthem, Forgets Words Despite Preaching Respect For It

Leaked CNN transcript reveals Stephen Miller’s off-camera argument with Jake Tapper: ‘You should be ashamed of yourself’

Congress: Seize the moment and legalize marijuana

Republicans in Congress Are Failing America’s Children

ACLU wants Kobach held in contempt, says he disregarded court order

Michael Wolff: White House officials think if Mueller probe goes after Trump’s finances, ‘he’s sunk’

Ivanka Trump’s ‘Clueless’ Tweet Praising Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes Speech Has Backfired

Alabama player yells ‘F— Trump’ ahead of college football title game

Joe Arpaio running for Senate in Arizona

Stephen Miller finds his safe space with Tucker Carlson on Fox News

Protesters beam ‘F*** Trump’ on college football national championship stadium before player appears to shout it

Why are Trump’s lawyers nervous? Because Mueller wants to interview Trump about obstruction.

Kentucky House speaker lashes out in resignation speech after sexual harassment settlement

A conservative columnist admits it: “We were wrong about stop-and-frisk” – Vox

An Alt-Right Personality Lost His Job As A Substitute Teacher After Officials Discovered His Identity

Puerto Rico is experiencing the worst blackout in US history — and Trump owns it

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Tell them in no uncertain terms that you want them to fight to stop Trump from doing these things. Tell them you will be watching them closely on how they vote, and will hold them accountable during the next election if they cave to Trump. You can also call other states congress people and threaten to donate to their opponent if they don’t do what you want.

Phone Bank for Progressive Candidates:

https://www.grassrootspb.com/

Call the White House:

202-456-1111

Call the “White House”:

Use this website to call one of Trump’s many properties he has not put into a blind trust yet, and let them know how you feel (be polite, they are workers just like us, but be firm).

Do a little Slacktivism:

Send Some Text Messages for progressive causes (I know it says textforbernie, but its for a range of progressive candidates) Or you can have your texts turned into faxes by the ResistBot

Go to a town hall and talk to your congress person in person:

Check when the next town hall is here

Monitor your congressperson:

Keep track of how your senator is voting on cabinet picks here, so you can call them up and give them hell if they vote for any of these worthless fuckers.

See how your elected representatives are voting for or against Trump.

Elections!

Also be sure to keep track if you live in a district with an upcoming flip-able seat (flip to the left that is)

See if you have a special election in your area!

Is your mayor up for election? Find out, get involved!

Upcoming house votes:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/

Upcoming senate bills:

http://www.senateseeker.com/vote.php?upcoming=true

Monitor Trumps Conflict of Interests:

From CNN of all people.

The Atlantic

General Guides:

Guidelines by former Congress staffers on how to get Congress to listen. https://www.indivisibleguide.com/

Run For Office!:

Want to run for office in your area to fight back, check this out for positions that are open in your area, how to register, and what you need to do to win office!

Remove the Corporate Democrats!:

Join the fight to clean out the democratic party: Justice Democrats!

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