How bad have the last two weeks been for the Trump administration? Even if zero evidence of collusion is found between Donald Trump and Russia regarding the 2016 election, he could still find himself between a rock and a hard place. Or as one senior official told The Daily Beast: “I don’t see how Trump isn’t completely fucked.”
On Sunday, VP Mike Pence visited the site of the Dachau concentration camp in Germany. Pence tweeted: “Moving and emotional tour of Dachau today. We can never forget atrocities against Jews and others in the Holocaust.”
How bad has week four of the Trump administration been? A member of Trump’s Mar-A-Lago club took a picture with the nuclear football and posted it on social media… that’s not even the most troubling event of the week.
On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump delivered on a campaign promise to prevent HVAC systems manufacturer, Carrier, from transferring 1,100 manufacturing jobs from Indianapolis, Indiana to Mexico.
What Trump won’t be tweeting in between reviews of SNL episodes and Broadway musicals is that Carrier will still be moving 600 Indianapolis jobs to Mexico. Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, will also close their Huntington, Indiana plant.
During a Friday night LGBT for Hillary fundraiser, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton referred to half of Donald Trump’s supporters as a “basket of deplorables.” Specifically, Clinton cited the “racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic” faction of the electorate.
Defending the nation’s bigots, Trump surrogate Sarah Huckabee was quick to call Clinton’s comments “inexcusable and disqualifying.”
Trump’s Vice Presidential candidate, Mike Pence, responded on Saturday… from the anti-LGBTQ Values Voter Summit.