Sunday, November 17, 2019

The derangement of Donald Trump and his MAGA Team 2020

Related reading:
Trump’s Obsession With Diminishing Obama’s Role in Killing Bin Laden Isn’t New.  (Mother Jones, 10/27/2019)
Trump’s attempts to diminish Obama’s role in taking down bin Laden aren’t new. In the years following the raid, he frequently took to Twitter to suggest that Obama was taking too much credit for getting bin Laden. The very first mention came in November 2011, in which Trump appears to sanction the waterboarding of al Qaeda leader Khalid Sheik Mohammed for the sake of gathering intelligence on bin Laden.
Under Construction in Texas: The First New Section of Border Wall.  (The New York Times, 11/8/2019)
Eight miles of original fencing are going up in the Rio Grande Valley, the first new wall to be built under President Trump. The administration wants 500 total miles constructed by 2021. 

Trump Is Falling Almost 1 Million Jobs Short Vs. Obama.  (Forbes, 7/5/2019)
Trump entered office on January 20, 2017, and starting with February 2017 he has been President for 29 months. Total job growth during that time has been 5.613 million or 194,000 per month with those results being helped by the tax cut. 
Working back from January 2017, Obama’s last month in office, there had been 6.423 million jobs added or 221,000 per month. The difference for the 29 months is 810,000 more jobs or 27,000 more per month than Trump.

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