1/Jeremy Bash, former DOD & CIA under Obama, said tonight that if #Mueller talked to Michael Cohen for >50 hrs (as reported by Emily J Fox @ Vanity Fair), Mueller's looking into Trump's personal financial history far beyond his campaign. For instance, he's asking if Russia funded
2/Trump's real estate dealings, and, if so, for how many yrs. And that, Mueller's looking deeply into the Trump Org's financial dealings, again, with Russia. To what degree was/is Trump a foreign operative? #TuesdayThoughts
3/ NB: Vanity Fair is reporting that Cohen has spoken with Special Counsel from Mueller's team and also from the SDNY and possibly another, which is unnamed. vanityfair.com/news/2018/10/m…
2/"It is often called the nuclear option. In the trade war between the United States and China, economists and investors have long tried to game out how both sides might use their clout. In virtually all the predictions, at least until recently, they revolved around a tit-for-tat
3/"tariff war. Even in the gloomiest of doomsday scenarios, there is one weapon that has long been considered unthinkable: the Chinese, the biggest holder of United States foreign debt with more than $1 trillion, publicly taking a step back from buying United States Treasuries —
2/"As most of America was glued to the final twists of the Brett M. Kavanaugh vote last Friday, the Congressional Budget Office dropped a whopper of a report. The United States federal government ran a deficit of $782 billion in fiscal 2018, the CBO said, the highest since 2012
3/"and substantially higher than last year’s $666 billion. This isn’t supposed to happen. The U.S. economy is humming, and a hot economy is supposed to translate into higher tax revenue and very tiny deficits. In fact, the last time unemployment was around this level — in 2000
2/"There are certainly signs that the partisan fight over Brett M. Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court goosed Republican enthusiasm for the midterm elections. “This has actually produced an incredible surge of interest among these Republican voters going into the fall
3/"election,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said to USA Today after the final vote to confirm Kavanaugh. “We’ve all been perplexed about how to get our people as interested as we know the other side is — well, this has done it.” A survey by NPR, PBS NewsHour and
2/"President Trump, who is now intently focused on the new conservative strategy of pushing the base to the polls by telling it that maniacally violent Democratic “mobs” are rampaging through the streets and must be stopped, took some me time Tuesday morning for his favorite TV
3/" show, “Fox & Friends,” and this was the result: (Trump Tweet) :'The paid D.C. protesters are now ready to REALLY protest because they haven’t gotten their checks - in other words, they weren’t paid! Screamers in Congress, and outside, were far too obvious - less professional
Since records began in 1989, in the US there have been only 52 cases where men convicted of sexual assault were exonerated because it turned out they were falsely accused. 3/ law.umich.edu/special/exoner…
Some #TuesdayThoughts. It has been thoroughly frustrating trying to reach these people. They do not respond to reason or evidence and they absolutely will not be swayed until they are ready. Make your peace with that and let's get back to work. #BeAVoter#VoteBlueAndBringAFriend
An anguished question from a Trump supporter: "Why do liberals think Trump supporters are stupid?"
The serious answer: Here’s what we really think about Trump supporters the rich, the poor, the malignant & the innocently well-meaning, the ones who think and the ones who don't...
That when you saw a man who had owned a fraudulent University, intent on scamming poor people, you thought "Fine."
That when you saw a man who had made it his business practice to stiff his creditors, you said, "Okay."
“It has a huge mushroom head… I lay there, annoyed that I was getting fucked by a guy with Yeti pubes and a dick like the mushroom character in Mario Kart... It may have been the least impressive sex I’d ever had..." - @StormyDaniels about Trump's dick.🤣 thedailybeast.com/trumps-penis-l…
For reference: here's the "mushroom character" (Toad) in Mario Kart. 🤣🤣🤣
If anyone doubted that Trump had a tiny, mangled peen, this should put your doubts to rest and give you nightmares forever. 🤣🤣🤣
#TuesdayThoughts on #ADHD. Today – ADHD and #Anxiety. Anxiety is a major problem for many kids with #ADHD. Kids with ADHD often seem fearless, but many kids with ADHD struggle with anxiety. THREAD 1/
There is actually a lot of overlap between ADHD and anxiety – both can lead to inattention, restlessness, and irritability. 2/
About 30% of kids with #ADHD also qualify for an anxiety disorder. But even kids without anxiety disorders often have problems with anxiety and worrying. But why do kids with ADHD have problems with anxiety? 3/
When a POTUS' "closest aides" have to steal papers off the Oval Office desk so the President doesn't get us into a nuclear war, that's when you know it's time for the #25thAmendmentNow. #TuesdayThoughts
"He's an idiot. It's pointless to try to convince him of anything. He's gone off the rails. We're in crazytown," Kelly is quoted as saying at a staff meeting in his office. "I don't even know why any of us are here. This is the worst job I've ever had."cnn.it/2LWPxS6
"You have said multiple times that your staff has already reviewed the 42k pages of docs produced at 5:41pm yesterday.The docs weren't available until 6AM this morning. How's it possible that your staff concluded its review before the docs were even loaded? Blumenthal to Grassley