Stephanie Ruhle said of Trump, " He can relate because for years as a real estate developer he didn’t pay his creditors, his contractors or subcontractors or architects. He can relate to people not getting paid. He didn’t pay them." https://t.co/mzZ6GMykLK pic.twitter.com/8JRMVXv2Q6
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) January 7, 2019
In that Simpsons episode, the debts inherited by President Simpson from President Trump are an issue. In 2011 that was fiction. In 2020 both candidates (Lisa Simpson, Mike Pence) will have to face the #TrumpDebtsChallenge.
Trump on Coming Debt Crisis: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When It Blows Up
The president thinks the balancing of the nation’s books is going to, ultimately, be a future president’s problem.
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Adam Schiff: "I'm in a unique position to say this considering the President made my last name a profanity – this President is not in a position to talk about the use of language. Nobody has done more to debase the political sphere… than Donald Trump." https://t.co/bJa1fJQ48d pic.twitter.com/e98IsMIs6H
— The Hill (@thehill) January 7, 2019
How do you impeach a president who has won perhaps the greatest election of all time, done nothing wrong (no Collusion with Russia, it was the Dems that Colluded), had the most successful first two years of any president, and is the most popular Republican in party history 93%?
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2019
Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to Donald Trump, is credited, along with fellow political consultant Sam Nunberg, in coming up with the idea to build a wall across the U.S.-Mexico border.
Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border did not come from security analysts following years of study or through evidence that a wall would reduce illegal immigration. Amazingly, for something so central to the current U.S. president, the wall came about as a “mnemonic device” thought up by a pair of political consultants to remind Donald Trump to talk about illegal immigration. […]
Inside Trump’s circle, the power of illegal immigration to manipulate popular sentiment was readily apparent, and his advisers brainstormed methods for keeping their attention-addled boss on message,
writes Joshua Green, author of Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising. […]
Stuart Anderson, Forbes, 2019-01-04
— Forbes (@Forbes) January 6, 2019