White House officials say Trump is ‘undisciplined’ and ‘self-destructive’ : President Trump is abroad on his first foreign trip, but that hasn’t stopped his problems from piling up at home. And despite administration officials’ public attempts at pivoting the focus to the national security risks of leaking information to the public, staffers are privately “exasperated” by Trump, according to Axios’ Jonathan Swan and Mike Allen. “They view their boss as completely undisciplined and self-destructive,” Axios reported.

Biden: It’s Time for America to Regain Unity and Purpose : Biden told graduating seniors at Colby College to resist the impulse to throw up their hands after an election that played to society’s “baser instincts.” “It’s time for America to get up. It’s time to regain our sense of unity and purpose. It’s time for us to restart realizing who in God’s name we are,” he said during a sunny commencement address on the library lawn. The Democrat who served two terms alongside President Barack Obama expressed his own disbelief in the state of affairs. “This past election cycle churned up some of the ugliest realities in our country. Civilized discourse and real debate gave way to the coarsest rhetoric and stoking of our darkest emotions,” he said.

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia investigation subpoena : President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia’s election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on a security clearance background check. As well, The Washington Post reported Monday that Trump asked two top intelligence chiefs in March to deny publicly that there had been collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign.

One Response to What We Are Reading: 05/23/2017

  1. Duane12 says:

    Ithink it’s time we start marching/protesting/peacefully in the streets in the districts such as mine in which Duffy and Johnson have sold their soul/being to the health insurance and pharmacuetcal gougers and the greed of the Koch suckers.

    “tenir les baricades”

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