Tagged: Donald Trump
by Jonathan Chait, Intelligencer – NY Magazine, November 2018 The conservative movement has long dismissed the value of neutral expertise — environmental scientists, arms control analysts, budget forecasters, or any other meddlesome nerds who question...
Trump administration attempted to barter of U.S. resident in exchange for minimizing Khashoggi probe
by Sonam Seth/John Haltiwanger, Business Insider, November 2018 The White House considered extraditing one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s top enemies to get Ankara to back off the investigation into the murder of the...
Dishonesty and the use of chronic lying is classic authoritarian behavior.
Fearmongering and disproportionate shows of force is classic authoritarian behavior.
Assuming strict control over language and instituting hyper conservative policy is classic authoritarian behavior.
Intimidating opponents is classic authoritarian behavior.
Overreach and abuse of power is classic authoritarian behavior.
Turning media into an enemy of the people is classic authoritarian behavior.
by Jim Zarroli, NPR, November 2017 President Trump has called it “ridiculous,” a “horrible law” that made it difficult for U.S. companies to compete overseas. But the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which bars businesses from paying...