When a Republican president floats breaking into the DNC w no apparent irony https://t.co/0PQgDlOLHj
— Jonathan Martin (@jmartNYT) December 16, 2018
President so far today:
Testifying Who Directed you to Commit a Crime: Should be illegal
Enforcing Search Warrants: Should be illegal
Making jokes on TV: Should be illegal
Extrajudicial Killings: Heroic
— Zeddy (@Zeddary) December 16, 2018
To recap, the President of the United States is calling someone a rat for cooperating with *the Justice Department he oversees*
When Trumpers harrumph about "show me the attacks on the rule of law," this is a prime example.
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) December 16, 2018
“Rats” fleeing a sinking ship. pic.twitter.com/C4dmXGoQKs
— John Aravosis ???? (@aravosis) December 16, 2018
Trump isn’t the real deal. He’s only thug-curious.
— Lisa Brite (@LisaBrite) December 16, 2018
— Howard Dean (@GovHowardDean) December 16, 2018
62% say Trump isn’t telling the truth in Russia probe.
Half of the country says the investigation has given them doubts about Trump’s presidency, according to a new NBC/WSJ poll. https://t.co/X9t5UWDhtb
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 16, 2018
… Also in the poll, a combined 50 percent of Americans say the Russia investigation — led by special counsel Robert Mueller — has given them “major,” “fairly major” or “just some” doubts about Trump’s presidency, versus 44 percent who say it hasn’t given them more doubts.
McInturff, the GOP pollster, says that the 44 percent without doubts is a “powerful reminder about the status of his political base.”
What’s more, a plurality of respondents — 46 percent — say the convictions and guilty pleas of members of Trump’s 2016 campaign suggest potential wrongdoing by the president, compared with 23 percent who believe the wrongdoing is limited only to those individuals; 28 percent don’t know enough to say.
And asked if Mueller’s investigation should continue, 45 percent believe it should, while 34 percent think it should come to an end — essentially unchanged from August’s NBC/WSJ poll.
More Americans want Democrats — not Trump — in charge of policy
A month after the results from the 2018 midterm elections, 48 percent of Americans say they want Democrats in Congress to take the lead role in setting policy for the country, versus 21 percent who want congressional Republicans to take the lead and 19 percent who want Trump in charge…