Dinners and grillings

A long time ago, a president had a nice and cozy dinner with a FBI director. Grilled steak or charcoal-ed fish was probably not served, but it was a kind of grilling. The president grilled the director about loyalty and an investigation.

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Trexit

Thumb could have announced his exit from the Paris agreement ages ago. Why wait till the world begged not to exit? It catered to his needs: he was in the spot-light, things revolved around him; it gratified his vanity, his self-image, compensated for reality – which reflects something different.

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FBI interested in Nigel Farage

The Guardian broke the news first, but other European media are now reporting it too. Former UKIP leader and MEP Nigel Farage has been dubbed “person of interest” by the FBI. The FBI has grown interested in Farage as his name kept surfacing in the FBI’s ever-increasing Russia investigation.

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In Brussels

Just in case you’re thinking I might be in Brussels: nah!

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Same page

The media are speculating how the meeting might have gone. Perhaps the Pope and Trump might land on the same page – perhaps not. The Pope reacted to various Trump antics with critical tweets
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Simply can’t sit on secrets

Even when the potty one has been temporarily deported on a tour to do deals and visit the Pope, some US officials simply can not sit on secrets. Following the example set by their great, huge, enormous leader, some US officials released secret information regarding the Manchester terror attack. This time, confidential details were not just shared with Russia – just shared with the world.

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Russia won’t go away

While Trump and family continue to traipse around Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, Belgium – the Russian headache won’t go away. In fact, with continuing revelations,  the Russia investigation or investigations seem only to expand.

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No human rights but “return on investments”

Human rights were not mentioned, but the Saudi Arabia-US arms deal seems to be a return on investments. Plenty reported it is worth $110 billion, but the figure seems to be higher. Despite the jubilant mood among some, warnings were given well before Bad Dude went off to dance with Saudis, that this arms deal may actually be illegal under US and international laws.
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Donate and a speech is delivered

Donate enough and you’ll land a job in the Trump administration like Ms DeVos. Donate enough and you’ll end up with a US visa, as Chinese millionaires know. Donate enough money and Ivanka Trump – sorry Kushner – can be hired to deliver a speech on women’s rights in Saudi Arabia.
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Six fireflies in a jar? Putin willing to vouch for him

Who’d have thought yesterday morning, things could possibly get worse?  First the news the critter beeped secret stuff to the enemy, likely endangering allies’ lives. So his staff gets into damage-control over-drive trying to put out the raging international media-fires by rolling out the army moroon recruit … Only for Marmalade Mussolini to tweet he did it, he did it, he did it!
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