Trump’s continuing attacks on John McCain reveal a worrisome state of mind.
Joe Scarborough“The president draws energy and purpose from maliciousness and transgressive acts, from attacking the weak, the honorable, and even the dead.
Donald Trump is not well, and as long as he is president, our nation is not safe.”
What they left out of their questioning of Michael Cohen says more about the degradation of my former party than anything they said.
Joe Scarborough“It is the truth Republicans fear and it is the truth they feel compelled to destroy. This is the central organizing principle of the Republican Party now. Republicans are dedicated to annihilating truth in order to defend Trump.”
To triumph in 2020, care less about pleasing all of the people all of the time.
Joe Scarborough“Consider Nancy Pelosi. She’s having a moment in part because she’s speaking bluntly and not afraid to ruffle feathers. She helped lead the party to triumph last year. She can point the way to an even more important triumph in 2020.” ~@FrankBruni
Lawmakers and aides familiar with the negotiations said the number of beds for housing detained migrants already in the country was the main sticking point.
Joe Scarborough“Senior military officers are voicing greater worries that the border deployed troops are not conducting the training needed for their regular missions, while other military units must now pick up the routine duties on behalf of their deployed colleagues.”
The National Civil Rights Museum announced Tom Brokaw is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award. He joins Frank Robinson, Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Bob Moses as Freedom Award 2014 honorees.
Joe ScarboroughTom Brokaw has spent his life reporting on civil rights, from his earliest days at Atlanta’s WSB during the bitter civil rights struggles of the 60s.
Mr. Brokaw apologized and hopefully will be shown grace for his half century of civil rights reporting.
‘We cannot even calculate the level of risk currently at play, nor predict the point at which the entire system will break,’ representatives write
Joe Scarborough“We cannot even calculate the level of risk currently at play, nor predict the point at which the entire system will break. It is unprecedented.”
~Air Traffic Controllers Assn and Airline Pilots Association
This is a story about how the lack of faith, not factories, inspired a Middle American movement around one man.
Joe ScarboroughThe more evangelicals went to church, the less they voted for Trump in 2016.
“Every step down in church attendance brought a step up in Trump support. The most frequent attenders were half as likely to support Trump as were the least frequent attenders.”
In Trump’s view of masculinity, cheap shots replace bravery and hostility replaces honor.
Joe Scarborough”The wolf is having his moment. But it may not last: The sheepdogs are at his heels. In a coincidence signaling divine providence, the sheepdog closest to catching Trump is an old marine, Robert Mueller, a faithful man decorated for valor in Vietnam.”
President Trump says he is considering declaring an emergency at the border to unlock military funds to build a fence. It’s a terrible idea.
Joe ScarboroughThank you, NR!
“It’s a terrible idea. Even if it’s legal — which is unclear, at best — it would represent another unwelcome step in America’s long march toward unilateral government by the executive.”
In his first week in office, President Donald Trump issued an executive order directing the Department of Homeland Security to deport most illegal immigrants who come in contact with law enforcement.1His order is based on the widespread perception...
Joe ScarboroughTrump Lies on Crime:
"Illegal immigrants are 44% less likely to be incarcerated than natives. Legal immigrants are 69 percent less likely to be incarcerated than natives. Legal and illegal immigrants are underrepresented in the incarcerated population.”
Joe Scarborough”When the indictments come down, Trump won’t play by the rules. He’ll delegitimize those rules. He’ll delegitimize our legal institutions. He’ll personalize indictments, slander every prosecutor. He’ll destroy the edifice of law in order to save himself.”