Trumpology

 

 

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Drain the swamp, NOT

To shape his administration, President-elect Donald Trump is drawing squarely from the “swamp” he has pledged to drain. Trump’s transition team is staffed with long-time Washington experts and lobbyists from K Street, think tanks and political offices.

Team Trump is already filled with Washington insiders,Tal Kopan

Contact with Russia during campaign

Russian government officials conferred with members of Donald Trump’s campaign team, a senior Russian diplomat said Thursday, a disclosure that could reopen scrutiny of the Kremlin’s role in the president-elect’s bitter race against Hillary Clinton.  Moscow had contacts with Trump team during campaign, Russian diplomat says, David Filipov and Andrew Roth

Financial Services – proposal great again gov

Claim: taxpayers remain on the hook for bailing out financial firms deemed “too big to fail.”  The Financial Services Policy Implementation team will be working to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act and replace it with new policies to encourage economic growth and job creation.

Sweep away dodd frank, (no alternate controls for TBTF banks) fixes paycheck growth and the slow GDP growth (allegedly) Financial Services, president elect

Sam Harris on Election results, The Most Powerful Clown

$th Estate claims we exposed Trump,

Brutally they failed to fact check and derail the constant lies,

Claim: The press succeeded in exposing Trump for what he was. Voters just decided they didn’t care. (I call BS and disagree, press did a horrific job of granting Trump free publicity and not doing serious due diligence on Trump’s background, Trump Was Not a Media Fail,

 

Lawsuits

http://www.usatoday.com/pages/interactives/trump-lawsuits/

 

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don’t have to look back too far in history to find precedents for different elements of Trump’s win, including the sweep and surprise that will reverberate for years. Ronald Reagan’s win in 1980 is one example Trump’s Trajectory Is Unique But Contains Echoes Of The Past, julia azari

What A Difference 2 Percentage Points Makes, nate silver

History Tells Us What Will Happen Next With Brexit And Trump, tobias Stone

The greatest threat from a Trump presidency may be his toxic brew of unscientific beliefs

 

 

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