On Tuesday, President Donald Trump landed in Brussels ahead of his planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland July 16th.
Trump continues to alienate NATO allies while seemingly cozying up to Putin. Before he left this morning, he joked in a press conference that Putin would be easier to deal with than NATO.
Russia experts worry that the President is likely to be outmaneuvered by the former FSB director.
On Deadline MSNBC, analysts joked that at this point, expectation over the meeting were so low, they’d be impressed if Trump managed to hold on to Alaska.
“The problem we have, Trump is under a cloud, and if he isn’t guilty, he sure looks like it the way he interacts with Putin,” said Democratic operative Ron Klain. “And secondly, he’s a horrible negotiator. He got his clock cleaned in North Korea, and we’ll be lucky, at the end of this meeting in Putin, is Alaska is one of the 50 states.”
John Oliver explains how Dems can bring the pain to Mitch McConnell — even if he wins re-election
"Last Week Tonight" host John Oliver returned to his Sunday show, fresh off of an Emmy win, to explain how the United States got so incredibly f*cked up.
Oliver began by remembering Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and noting that her seat will be taken over by a far-right conservative justice who will unmake healthcare, reproductive freedom, LGBTQ rights and more things Americans have indicated they want.
He played a clip of Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) claiming that America is a "center-right" country, which Oliver called outright "bullsh*t." Not only do Americans overwhelming support reproductive freedom, they also support LGBTQ equality. At the same time, Americans also believe, overwhelmingly, that President Donald Trump shouldn't be allowed to appoint the next justice.
Former Army prosecutor explains why Trump will ‘get laughed out of court’ if he tries to steal the election
Democrats are still panicking about the plots that President Donald Trump and the Republican Party seem to be cooking up to circumvent the people's vote in November.
Last week's shocking piece in The Atlantic detailed how electors in Pennsylvania could be manipulated to deliver Trump the vote despite ballots to the contrary. After President George W. Bush's campaign convincing the Supreme Court to stop Florida from counting the 2000 election ballots, there is a fear that Trump too could manipulate the courts to get his Supreme Court justices to deliver him a win.
Trump biographer explains why there was no mention of Russia or Michael Cohen in Trump tax bombshell
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter David Cay Johnston has literally written the book on President Donald Trump and his finances. Trump's supporters have already gone after the report saying that it vindicated the president because there was no mention of Michael Cohen or Russia anywhere in the New York Times bombshell report.
Breitbart editor-at-large Joel Pollak celebrated the news and claimed, without evidence, that the taxes must have come illegally from the IRS. The personal tax returns did show, however, that Trump made an absurdly large amount of money from handling the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow.