Turtle Power!

Mitch “Turtle” McConnell was apparently allowed to find his balls this week, and decided the Senate will not address the ridiculous “Protect Robert Mueller” legislation.

When you’ve lost the most feckless Senate Majority Leader in American history…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s job, saying he will not hold a floor vote on the legislation even if it is approved next week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

McConnell said the bill is unnecessary because President Donald Trump will not fire Mueller. “We’ll not be having this on the floor of the Senate,” McConnell said.

Let’s pretend for a moment this legislation isn’t completely unconstitutional. Instead, let’s focus upon who signs the final bill into law – the President of the United States. Why would Trump agree to this?

The legislation was introduced last week as Trump publicly criticized Mueller, who is investigating potential ties between Russia and Trump’s 2016 campaign as well as possible obstruction of justice by the president. Trump, fuming about a raid of his personal lawyer’s office by a different division of the FBI, said last week the Mueller investigation is “an attack on our country” and is “corrupt.”

Is the president wrong? This investigation started with Russian collusion (and found nothing), then pivoted to obstruction of justice (and found nothing), then pivoted to Stormy Daniels (and found nothing), then pivoted to Michael Cohen. I believe firing Mueller would be a grave mistake – mostly because Mueller looks like a bigger fool the longer this show continues. The president knows this, and I think he knows it’s best to let this clown continue embarrassing himself.


#NeverTrump GOP Gives Dems A Win

The #NeverTrump #TruCon members of congress sealed their own fate yesterday after passing arguably the worst piece of budgetary legislation in American history.

President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat. The episode further eroded the already damaged credibility of both the president and a White House staff that had assured the nation he was onboard.

But Trump praised the bill’s provisions to increase military spending and said he had “no choice but to fund our military. My highest duty is to keep America safe.”

That’s bullshit. (Not his duty, but the “no choice” garbage.) Trump could have vetoed the bill and forced a government shutdown – which is exactly what SecDef Mattis recommended. The Dems would have eventually folded, and the military would have received their funds. But no, the president had to listen to the #NeverTrump jackasses instead of the voters who elected him into office.

Trump’s decision to ultimately sign the bill came after a call from Speaker Ryan.

Go figure, Paul Fucking Ryan. Screw you, Wisconsin; I mean that sincerely. That’s not to say I don’t blame Trump. He could have ended this debacle, and chose not to. When the GOP loses the House in 2018 – and they will – the Democrats will impeach him.

At around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Ryan encouraged the president to sign the bill, according to a person familiar with the communication, and discussed all the wins it delivered, especially for the military.

Let’s check out the “wins” this bloated garbage pile of a bill gets us: $500 million to fund Planned Parenthood, $48 million toward congressional budgets, $3.6 billion (with a b) for opioid abuse, no Obamacare fixes, and no border wall. I know I’m excited; how about you?

The GOP lost me a long time ago. With the exception of Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Jim Jordan, and Louie Gohmert, the rest are useless wastes of oxygen who spend our money like drunken sailors.

Oh well, maybe President Pence will embrace conservatism.

The Stupid Party Is At It Again

The media is continuing their unfounded attacks on President Trump, and true to form, the GOP is folding in the face of pressure.

Republicans in Congress are increasingly dispirited over the chaos surrounding Donald Trump, with several saying the nonstop revelations are imperiling their legislative agenda and the top Senate Republican signaling he’d go his own way on some of the president’s top priorities.

What legislative agenda? You assholes have done nothing – nothing – since January, and you expect us to support you?

Those concerns mounted after news broke Tuesday evening that Trump asked James Comey to close the FBI’s investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

That’s bullshit and fake f**king news. Comey’s memo said nothing about Trump asking him to close the Flynn investigation. “I hope you can let this go,” if Trump even said that – no one has seen the memo yet – can be interpreted many ways, but Trump never specifically asked to have the investigation shut down. It’s an out and out lie.

Comey wrote a memo about the conversation immediately after it occurred in February. Democrats said Trump’s request amounted to obstruction of justice while Republicans demanded information from the administration.

Really? A self-serving memo no one has even seen is now evidence of a crime? I must have missed the day they taught that in the police academy.

Earlier Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s prepared to block Trump on many of his proposed budget cuts and won’t support major tax cuts that add to the deficit. Nor would he commit to building Trump’s border wall.

Wow, there’s a shock. McConnell and Paul Ryan are despicable pieces of human filth, and their continuous Trump obstruction will lead to their demise in 2018. The GOP will lose the House next year, because they have given people nothing to vote for. No agenda, no accomplishments, nothing.