BREAKING: U.S. administration officials have been watching Russia's FSB penetrate state and local systems in recent weeks and believe they have pieced together Russia's plans for election interference. It is far worse than Iran. w/
The president sat down, was asked if he was ready for tough questions, and complained from there. More on a CBS interview with a president who for years has lied about reporters, personally denigrated them, and then complained he isn't getting a hug
“Trump urged viewers to ‘look at the bias, hatred and rudeness on behalf of 60 Minutes and CBS.’ But the footage shows Stahl calmly and firmly asking the president questions on the coronavirus and other topics — and Trump growing increasingly irritated.”
Breaking NYT: Russia hacked into U.S. computer networks in recent days, and many intelligence officials say it shows Moscow is a bigger election threat than Iran.
Breaking News: Under pressure to take a stand on court packing, Joe Biden said he would create a commission to study changes to the court system broadly.
soft denial is still denial
“Gavin, I totally get it." | In private, Trump walked back his denial of climate change, my colleague reports
“Excuse me, Lesley, you started with me, your first statement was ‘Are you ready for tough questions?’” the president interjects. “That’s no way to talk. No way to talk.”
One way to look at the "60 Minutes" leak: Trump reacting poorly to questions from a female journalist hours before he will face questions on the debate stage from a female journalist.
Scoop from : The president’s casual, semiprivate acknowledgment of climate change stunned observers, some of whom likened it to his admission to Bob Woodward that he deliberately downplayed the coronavirus despite knowing it was “deadly stuff.”
Out of the range of television cameras, Mr. Trump readily agreed with Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom that climate change in fact did exacerbate the wildfire season, calling its responsibility “probably like 50-50,” along with poor forest management.
Out of the range of television cameras, Mr. Trump readily agreed with Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom that climate change in fact did exacerbate the wildfire season, calling its responsibility “probably like 50-50,” along with poor forest management.
Remember when Trump told California leaders "I don't think the science knows" about the (well-documented) role of climate change in exacerbating wildfires? Three witnesses told me when the cameras were gone, his denial softened.
"As a tactical matter, Mr. Trump’s decision to release the video just hours before the last debate with Mr. Biden was curious.. (meaning) that Democrats would have some insight into how the president might answer certain policy questions."
The old blue ribbon commission dodge
Iran? Nah. “Intelligence officials” are “far more concerned about Russia, which has in recent days hacked into computer networks in breaches that could allow Moscow access to voting infrastructure. Its operations would be intended to help President Trump.”
Wow. I mean just wow. I’ve had to deal with men interrupting, threatening, harassing, bullying, for years. She treats him respectfully but firmly, and he leaves. Takes his toys away and then cries unfair and violates contracts. Weakness? Ahh yep.