Tim O'Brien

Tim O'Brien


Author: TRUMPNATION: THE ART OF BEING THE DONALD. Executive Editor, Gadfly, @Bfly; Bloomberg View, @BV. New York Times, Wall Street Journal, HP editor/reporter.

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"Barr is a sophisticated player. He knows what he is doing. He’s telling whoppers to make it seem the FBI overreacted, perhaps even criminally, and did so out of politically fueled malice. He’s flinging falsehoods to cover for Trump.”- @DavidCornDC ⁩

Since 2010, more than 100 rural hospitals have closed, with another 430 at risk of shutting their doors — posing a huge challenge and danger for the 20% of the population living in rural America.

“Pummeled by fires, drought and floods, California’s Democratic primary voters put fighting climate change at the top of their list of issues for the next president to tackle.”

“My job will be to move all Americans ahead, and that includes committing our country to new and innovative ways to combat poverty. There has to be a war on poverty.”

“The Labour Party suffered its worst showing in more than 80 years. The pro-independence Scottish National Party, known as the S.N.P., picked up 48 of Scotland’s 59 seats.”

While the Rust Belt states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania teeter on recession, those in the agricultural sector (also Wisconsin, as well as Georgia, Nebraska and Kansas) are already facing an increasing bankruptcies.

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Trump took $17 million in insurance for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago in 2005 that few remember. The looked into it in 2016 and found little evidence of damage. Trump couldn't say how much he spent on repairs; acknowledged pocketing some of the money

Suddenly remembering that string of pledges by your father to Penn/Wharton in the 1990s — totaling at least $1.5 million — that coincided with the 1996 and 2000 enrollment there of you and Ivanka respectively:

President Trump’s golf outings have cost U.S. taxpayers about $106,000,000 to date.

Ivanka made $3.9 million from the family's DC hotel in 2017 -- the hotel that is supposed to remit profits to the Treasury, hosts foreign diplomats, and which is the target of lawsuits alleging POTUS is violating emoluments provisions of the Constitution

Swamped: When you can use political donations to purchase fancy steak dinners, limo rides, and nearly $15,000 in Boston Celtics basketball tickets and don’t appear to break any federal laws.

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