Source: Nervous GOP senators rooting for Ryan to fail | TheHill
How close is President Donald Trump to following the path blazed by last century’s tyrants? Could American democracy be replaced with totalitarian rule? There’s enough resemblance that Yale historian Timothy Snyder, who studies fascist and communist regime change and totalitarian rule, has written a book warning about the threat and offering lessons for resistance and survival.
Source: If We Don’t Act Now, Fascism Will Be on Our Doorstep, Says Yale Historian | Alternet
Here’s how Stephen Bannon and Stephen Miller have been boosters of Islamophobes and white nationalists.
Source: The Dark History of the White House Aides Who Crafted Trump’s “Muslim Ban” | Mother Jones
Source: Race to the Bottom | Chris Lehmann
It was the kind of course that may have prevented a senior adviser from promoting the first daughter’s clothing line from inside the White House.
Source: Team Trump Scrapped Ethics Training for White House Staffers
Source: There’s a word for Trump’s latest flimflamming of workers • Hightower Lowdown
“We’re going to need the FBI to fully cooperate,” Rep. Adam Schiff said.
Source: Top Intel Dem: FBI director holding back Russia info | TheHill
Maricopa County burnished its reputation as the Trumpiest in America last weekend as hundreds of locals, including heavily armed militamen, white nationalists and even a few elected officials, gathered to support the 45th president. The ensuing “March for Trump” was as horrifying as it sounds.
Source: Trump Supporters Call For ‘Liberal Genocide’ and Deportation of Jews at Arizona Rally | Alternet
Source: The Trumpcare trap – The Washington Post
Source: Look who’s going after Trump’s Russia scandal – The Washington Post
Source: The IC Is Not a Murky Cabal Pulling the Strings in Washington | The Cipher Brief
Source: Donald Trump’s Past Lobbying Exploits Paint a Picture of a Deft Washington Insider | the narcosphere
Source: Here are the federal agencies and programs Trump wants to eliminate – The Washington Post
Source: Donald Trump Isn’t Even Pretending to Oppose Goldman Sachs Anymore
The contradictions inherent in Trumpism could be hidden during the campaign season. Now, they are coming into sharp relief.
Source: Inside the Trump-Ryan Murder-Suicide Pact | Vanity Fair