Or as Rachel Maddow calculated it, 32 million people losing all health care is equal to the entire populations of:
It makes more sense why Trump is trying to distract the public with the whole Joe Scarborough feud because otherwise they would see this for what it is!
The statistics and States are quoted directly from the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC on Friday June 30th 2017.
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Friday, June 30, 2017
It's not 22 million or even 24 million it's actually 32 million according to CBO that are going to lose all health insurance in U.S.
Regarding Trump: "Weeping, wailing and marching every time he breaks wind isn’t going to work":Piers Morgan "Daily Mail"
I actually Agree here with Piers Morgan now of the Daily Mail in this. The Reason for this is Trump is no gentleman. Think back on all U.S. presidents carefully of this and the last century. They were all gentlemen in many ways (even JFK) who slept with over 100 women while he was in the White House including with Marilyn Monroe. But, what they had in common was that they were gentlemen even Nixon and they all (in the end) put the nation before themselves. Trump is the first exception to this.
Trump is no gentleman as we can see from everything he does. Legally, he was a warrior and harms everyone who works for him with the law. Why would any Republican or Democrat think he would be different than this? If it walks like a Duck it's usually a Duck. Trump is no gentleman and people are surprised? Study his business techniques and all the suffering people who once worked for him who have gone bankrupt. Trump is definitely no gentleman and most people on earth would also call what he does Criminal. And it has been that way since the 1970s by the way.
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The more the dismal deluded Democrats scream about Trump in the media bubble, the more he keeps winning in the REAL world. Here's ten things the four-time losers need do to beat him
Published: 11:34 EDT, 21 June 2017 | Updated: 23:21 EDT, 21 June 2017
‘Democrats lose again (0-4),’ gloated President Donald Trump last night after his party won Georgia’s vacant 6th Congressional District.
Then he added an extra ball-spiking slam: ‘Total disarray.’
Unlike some of Trump’s public statements, this was one that no Democrat could legitimately contest for factual accuracy.
They really HAVE lost all four special House elections since he won the White House.
And they really ARE in total disarray.
I’ve spent the past few months warning liberals their constant hysterical behaviour in relation to Trump would backfire and simply strengthen his position.
'Total disarray': Trump celebrated last night's devastating defeat for Democrats
Weeping, wailing and marching every time he breaks wind isn’t going to work.
Now we are beginning to see hard ballot box proof of this theory.
Make no mistake, last night’s defeat was a devastating one for the Democrats.
It was a seat they were convinced they could win because Trump only carried Georgia’s 6th District by a tiny 1.5% margin in the general election.
Democrat candidate Jon Ossoff amassed a vast campaigning war chest of $23.6 million and the party threw its full national and local force behind him.
Osoff even arrogantly boasted he was going to ‘send a message’ to Trump.
This was going to be a referendum on America’s most divisive ever president; the first big success for the frenzied anti-Trump ‘Resistance’ movement.
He, Jon Ossoff, was going to smack Trump in the political nose and be a hero to his fellow Democrats.
Republican candidate Karen Handel won by a sizeable 4-point margin, having spent just $4 million.
And by doing so, she ensured Trump won again too.
His personal approval rating may be very low, but his ability to win elections at any level of US democracy remains impressively invincible.
Republicans control the White House, the Senate and the House, and have thus rarely been more powerful.
The Democrats, by contrast, have never been in a weaker position in their entire modern history. And a lot of that is down to Barack Obama.
As Rolling Stone reported this week, during Obama’s two terms the party lost 13 governorships and their control of state legislatures collapsed from six in 10 to now one in three.
One of Jon Ossoff's supporters can;t hide her disappointment after his defeat last night
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Across federal and state government, Democrats have lost nearly 1000 seats!
This is about as bad as it gets.
So what can be done about this dire Democrat demise?
Well, here are my 10 suggestions for how they can sort their s**t out:
1) Dump Hillary. Every time their failed candidate pops up to whine about her loss, they drain more support. I’ve seen some bad losers in my time but Mrs Clinton is right up there with the very worst. She’s blamed everything and everyone from Putin to Comey, and she just won’t shut up about it. The Democrats need to send Hillary to political Siberia for her own sake as much as theirs.
2) Stop abusing Trump. The self-styled ‘smart crowd’ in New York and LA think it’s oh so clever to keep mocking and insulting the President. Yet as last night’s result showed, real America – the one between those two large liberal conclaves – doesn’t like it. And they will turn out in big numbers to affirm their irritation.
3) Find a leader. The Democrats are completely rudderless at the moment. They desperately need a fresh face and voice to re-ignite their base. That face can be black, white, male, female, young, not-so-young, thin, fat. It doesn’t matter who it is, so long as he or she presents a dynamic new image for the party.
4) Get positive. The Democrats lost the general election because they spent the entire time delivering dire warnings of how awful Trump would be in the unthinkable event of him actually winning. He, meanwhile, focused on big, bold, simple messaging led by his vow to Make America Great Again. It was brilliant marketing, and it worked. Millions of Americans believed then, and still believe, that Trump can cut through the usual political nonsense to improve their lives. The Democrats must now offer their own positive vision for America, and do it in a way that resonates with the public.
5) Be inclusive. One of the rare Democrat success stories is Rep. Cheri Bustos, who won her district in Illinois last November by a whopping 20-point margin. She has urged her colleagues to hear out Trump supporters rather than ridicule them. ‘People want to feel they’re being listened to,’ she told The Christian Science Monitor, ‘that they haven’t been forgotten.’ Democrats, she added, ‘need to stop acting like everyone else is a villain.’ When asked to describe a Trump voter, she responded: ‘They’re regular people.’ Meryl Streep might howl with fury at that comment, but that is why Cheri Bustos won big.
6) Get out into the heartland. The NY & LA bubble is so incredibly dangerous for all Democrats. I would say that 95% of all US mainstream media is slavishly devoted to hating Trump. It spews from their every pore in a 24/7 cycle of derision, and it drives huge ratings and circulation. It’s making them all very rich, be it CNN, the New York Times or Stephen Colbert. But I’ve spent a lot of time filming in states like Texas and Florida in the past two years and trust me, they view Trump in an entirely different way. To defeat him, you must first understand his appeal. To do that, you must go to the places that voted for him and speak to those who bought into him.
7) Stand for something, and mean it. Everybody knows what Trump stands for because he’s banged the drum for his core issues - like The Wall, bringing back outsourced jobs and his travel ban - more times than Charlie Watts has banged his for the Rolling Stones. I honestly haven’t got a clue what the Democrats currently believe really matters to either themselves or Americans. And that’s a big problem when you’re trying to beat one of the most skilled brand-managers in American political history.
Republican candidate Karen Handel (left) defeated Ossoff (right) by a sizeable 4-point margin, having spent just $4 million.
8) Tell your celebrity fans to shut the **** up. The constant smug, superior, belittling rhetoric that pours out from famous liberals on social media is utterly self-defeating. I know it makes you all feel good when halfwits like Madonna or quarterwits like Chrissy Tiegen tear into Trump on Twitter. But it just serves to remind everyone the Democrats are the party for wealthy, privileged stars who haven’t got a monkey’s cuss how the real world lives or works. Trump is despised by most celebrities, yet adored by tens of millions of working class Americans. And he’s living at the White House. Do the math.
9) Do deals with the Republicans. Yes, I’m serious. Americans are sick and tired of intransigent Washington politicians obstructing each other. So do the right thing and work with Trump and his team on big, important stuff like healthcare - for the good of the country. I know it will make you puke, but that’s the price you pay for losing. The upside is the American people will see a Democrat Party putting them before itself, and that, I guarantee you, will improve your popularity.
10)Learn to win again. Anywhere. And do it on any agenda other than Trump-bashing. Winning is a habit and the Democrats need to pour resources and the right people into doing it again. ‘I don’t like losers,’ Trump said in his book Art of the Deal. Then he elaborated: ‘There are people - I categorize them as life’s losers - who get their sense of accomplishment and achievement from trying to stop others. If they had any real ability they wouldn’t be fighting me, they’d be doing something constructive themselves.’ He’s right. Though I suspect if I asked him his view of losers today, he’d reply that in the case of the Democrats he’d amend it to read: ‘I don’t like these losers, I LOVE them!’
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From bullying TV host to obstructing justice, Trump tactics the same
By Brent Budowsky, columnist, The Hill - 06/30/17 12:10 PM EDT 1,276
When Trump offers crude and false attacks against a former FBI director while that individual is investigating the Putingate scandal and when he tries to paint seeds of doubt against the special counsel who is investigating that same scandal, he is trying to bully and intimidate legal and law enforcement authorities in the hope they will back off investigations and let potential wrongdoers off the hook.
There is a pattern to Trump's behavior, learned at the foot of his former mentor Roy Cohn, who first made his name by attacking the patriotism of good Americans during the days of the discredited demagogue Senator Joseph McCarthy.
Trump's pattern of behavior is to attack, insult, berate or try to humiliate those who question him, in an attempt to bully them into submission. In the case of his attacks against the free press, Trump, like many dictators, calls them the enemies of the people, hoping they will be afraid to report real news. He is wrong. They will not be.
In the case of his attacks against those who investigate the crimes of a Russian dictator against American democracy, Trump hopes to bully them into curtailing their investigations. He is wrong. They will not stop.
Trump's attack against Mika Brzezinski follows the pattern of his attack against former FBI Director James Comey. The former attack is crude, sexist and vulgar behavior. The latter attack constitutes highly-probative evidence for a potential case against him of obstruction of justice.
Without any doubt, based on publicly known facts, Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice as it is defined under law and was defined in an article of impeachment passed by the House of Representatives against President Richard Nixon.
There is very little doubt that Trump will grant a preemptive pardon to associates now under investigation by the special counsel. It is also likely that Special Counsel Robert Mueller will ultimately seek an indictment of Trump for obstruction of justice. Undoubtedly, Trump will ultimately try to fire both Special Counsel Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
Beyond potential obstruction of justice, serious people concerned about American security should ask why there are persistent public reports that the director of the National Security Agency and other administration officials are worried about the complete lack of interest by the president in exposing and punishing Russian cyberwar against America.
There is a clear pattern to Trump's behavior that attempts to obstruct those who investigate the Putingate scandal.
First, he tries to establish a false friendship with them, using soothing words in seeking to influence their investigation. Then, when that fails, Trump asks them for personal loyalty to him above all other legal and patriotic considerations, suggesting they should clear the cloud over his presidency by curtailing their investigation.
Next, when that fails, Trump and his fiercest defenders make aggressive public attacks against them, seeking to sow seeds of doubt about them and escalate his efforts to intimidate and bully them into curtailing their investigation. Finally, when that fails, Trump fires them.
The nationally-respected U.S. Attorney from New York Preet Bharara was first courted and then fired by Trump. Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who wisely and courageously tried to warn the White House that the president's national security advisor had lied about Russia and was in danger of being blackmailed by the Russians, was fired by Trump. FBI Director James Comey was first praised and courted by Trump, then criticized and attacked by Trump and then fired by Trump.
Was Trump lying when he hinted he might have taped his conversations with Comey, which was a crude attempt to threaten and intimidate a material witness in a criminal investigation? Or is he lying now when he claims no tapes exist, because such tapes could be decisive evidence in a potential criminal case?
While Russian intelligence is attacking American democracy and American intelligence is trying to find the evidence of their deeds and defend our nation from them, the president first attacks American intelligence by comparing them to Nazi Germany, then demonstrates no interest in learning the facts they find or defending our nation from the Russian crimes they battle to protect our democracy against.
When Trump tweets crude and vulgar words to attack Mika Brzezinski, he soils the presidency with behavior that resembles a juvenile delinquent in urgent need of counseling, not a president who is fit to lead the nation.
When Trump uses similar tactics to insult, pressure, threaten, bully, intimidate and ultimately fire successive leaders of investigations of Russian crimes against America, and when he employs these tactics to bully and threaten material witnesses to these crimes, he is stacking the deck with evidence of obstruction of justice.
Brent Budowsky was an aide to former Sen. Lloyd Bentsen (D-Texas) and Rep. Bill Alexander (D-Ark.), then-chief deputy majority whip of the House. He holds an LL.M. in international financial law from the London School of Economics.
I personally think that the Stress of being president has unhinged Donald Trump and he is beginning to get more dangerous by the day now to our country and our world.
begin quote from:www.nytimes.com/2017/06/30/us/mika-brzezinski-trump-...'Morning Joe' Hosts and Trump Bring National Enquirer Into Their Feud. By CHRISTOPHER MELE JUNE 30, 2017. Continue reading the main story Share This ...
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- New York Times10 hours agoTrump would intervene on their behalf. “We...tweeting that he had watched the “low rated @Morning_Joe for first time in long time” and called it...
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- mobile.nytimes.com/images/100000005200135/2017/06/30...4 hours ago ... President Trump mocked Mika Brzezinski, a co-host of MSNBC's “Morning Joe ... Joe' Hosts and Trump Bring National Enquirer Into Their Feud.
- www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/06/trump-j...5 hours ago ... He called me to stop a National Enquirer article. ... Trump's feud with the hosts of Morning Joe is also the latest in a series of ... At no time did we threaten either Joe or Mika or their children in connection with our reporting on the story. .... force in Chicago designed to stop the flow of illegal guns into the city.The co-hosts of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,’’ Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, defended themselves on Friday against President Trump’s Twitter attack the day before, with Ms. Brzezinski saying that President Trump’s tweets targeting her betrayed “a fragile, childlike ego” that was a profound concern.“We’re O.K. The country’s not,” Mr. Scarborough added.The two hosts also injected an element of supermarket tabloid intrigue by asserting that top White House aides had contacted them to say that they could prevent The National Enquirer from publishing a negative article about them if they called the president, apologized for criticizing him on their show and asked for his forgiveness.Mr. Trump soon fired back with a rejoinder, posting on Twitter that it was the other way around — that Mr. Scarborough had initiated an attempt to stop the Enquirer story — which the host then denied in a tweet of his own, saying he had records to prove he was right.The exchange kept the spotlight on the coarse and personal criticism Mr. Trump directed at the two hosts on Thursday, when the president described Ms. Brzezinski as “low I.Q. Crazy Mika” and claimed that she had been “bleeding badly from a face-lift” during a social gathering at Mr. Trump’s resort in Florida around New Year’s Eve.Continue reading the main storyADVERTISEMENTContinue reading the main storyIn a deeply divided capital, Mr. Trump’s attack managed to unite lawmakers of both parties in condemning his remarks, and news organizations (even Trump-friendly ones) also rebuked the president. And the personal nature of his attack on Ms. Brzezinski revived the controversy over Mr. Trump’s attitude toward women.In an op-ed in The Washington Post on Friday, Ms. Brzezinski and Mr. Scarborough, who are engaged to be married, said Mr. Trump’s tweets represented a “continued mistreatment of women” and they underscored that theme on their show as well.“I’m concerned about the messages that are being sent by this president,” Mr. Scarborough said. “You have women who are being constantly degraded.”“It is disturbing that the president of the United States keeps up his unrelenting assault on women,” they wrote. “From his menstruation musings about Megyn Kelly, to his fat-shaming treatment of a former Miss Universe, to his braggadocio claims about grabbing women’s genitalia, the 45th president is setting the poorest of standards for our children.”The White House did not explain what had prompted Mr. Trump’s outburst, but a spokeswoman said the president was entitled to fight back against those in the media who he felt attacked him unfairly.Perhaps the most striking part of the two hosts’ pushback was their claim that the White House tried to leverage a planned article in The National Enquirer to get them to apologize to the president for their comments about him.Mr. Scarborough said they were repeatedly told that if they called the president and apologized for their coverage, Mr. Trump would intervene on their behalf. “We ignored their desperate pleas,” they wrote.After the show aired, the fight moved to Twitter. Mr. Trump fired a volley, tweeting that he had watched the “low rated @Morning_Joe for first time in long time” and called it “FAKE NEWS.”Referring to Mr. Scarborough, he wrote: “He called me to stop a National Enquirer article. I said no! Bad show”Mr. Scarborough responded within minutes, denying Mr. Trump’s claim.And again:In a statement, The National Enquirer defended an earlier story on Ms. Brzezinski and Mr. Scarborough and said it had “absolutely no involvement” in any discussions between the co-hosts and the White House.“At no time did we threaten either Joe or Mika or their children in connection with our reporting on the story,” said Dylan Howard, the vice president of news for American Media Inc., the Enquirer’s publisher.In their op-ed, Ms. Brzezinski and Mr. Scarborough disputed the details of Mr. Trump’s Thursday tweets.
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California TodayThe news and stories that matter to Californians (and anyone else interested in the state), delivered weekday mornings.His claim that Ms. Brzezinski was bleeding from a face-lift was “a lie,” they wrote, adding: “Mr. Trump claims that we asked to join him at Mar-a-Lago three nights in a row. That is false. He also claimed that he refused to see us. That is laughable.”They wrote: “And though it is no one’s business, the president’s petulant personal attack against yet another woman’s looks compels us to report that Mika has never had a face-lift. If she had, it would be evident to anyone watching ‘Morning Joe’ on their high-definition TV.”Ms. Brzezinski did have a “little skin under her chin tweaked,” but it was not a secret, they wrote.The co-hosts were scheduled to be on vacation on Friday but delayed their plans to appear on the show to respond to the president’s tweets.Until recently, the president had a friendly relationship with the hosts, who were criticized during the campaign for their closeness to the candidate.In recent months, however, the pair have excoriated Mr. Trump on the air, denouncing his behavior and questioning his mental health — criticisms the president views as a personal betrayal, according to a senior administration official.Last month, Ms. Brzezinski and Mr. Scarborough told Vanity Fair that the president had offered to officiate at their wedding and host it at the White House or Mar-a-Lago. (Ms. Brzezinski said her answer to that was, “If it weren’t Trump, it might be something to think about.”)Mr. Trump’s invective threatened to further erode his support among Republican women and independents, both among voters and on Capitol Hill, where he needs negotiating leverage for the stalled Senate health care bill.A spokeswoman for the president, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, on Thursday urged the news media to move on. She argued during the White House briefing that Mr. Trump was “fighting fire with fire” by attacking a longtime critic.A slew of Republicans criticized the president’s comments.Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska tweeted: “Stop it! The presidential platform should be used for more than bringing people down.”Continue reading the main story
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“Morning Joe” co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski penned an opinion piece in the Washington Post on Friday titled, “Donald Trump is not well,” in response to the president’s Twitter attack on the pair. …
The co-bylined piece starts off, “Trump launched personal attacks against us Thursday, but our concerns about his unmoored behavior go far beyond the personal. America’s leaders and allies are asking themselves yet again whether this man is fit to be president. We have our doubts, but we are both certain that the man is not mentally equipped to continue watching our show, ‘Morning Joe.'”
The op-ed continues: “The president’s unhealthy obsession with our show has been in the public record for months, and we are seldom surprised by his posting nasty tweets about us.”
Scarborough and Brzezinski wrote, “The president’s unhealthy obsession with ‘Morning Joe’ does not serve the best interests of either his mental state or the country he runs.”
On Thursday, Trump got personal while attacking the MSNBC hosts on Twitter. The morning show pair go on to detail a variety of threats and lies made by the president, calling his Twitter claim that he refused to see them at Mar-a-Lago “laughable.”
“Despite his constant claims that he no longer watches the show, the president’s closest advisers tell us otherwise. That is unfortunate. We believe it would be better for America and the rest of the world if he would keep his 60-inch-plus flat- screen TV tuned to ‘Fox & Friends,'” they wrote.
Scarborough and Brzezinski continued: “The president-elect invited us both to dinner on Dec. 30. Joe attended because Mika did not want to go. After listening to the president-elect talk about his foreign policy plans, Joe was asked by a disappointed Mr. Trump the next day if Mika could also visit Mar-a-Lago that night. She reluctantly agreed to go. After we arrived, the president-elect pulled us into his family’s living quarters with his wife, Melania, where we had a pleasant conversation. We politely declined his repeated invitations to attend a New Year’s Eve party, and we were back in our car within 15 minutes.”
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The opinion column goes on to say that Trump’s behavior has changed for the worse and that he is no longer capable of keeping his emotions in check.
“It’s a sad day for America when the president spends his time bullying, lying and spewing petty personal attacks instead of doing his job,” an MSNBC spokesperson told TheWrap on Thursday.