Donald Trump update


This 8 January 2017 video from the USA says about itself:

Where I’m Protesting at Inauguration.

How to Resist Donald Trump in DC This Weekend. Are you traveling to the nation’s capital this weekend? Here’s what you can do. By George Zornick: here.

Protests in defense of immigrant rights were held in 50 cities across the United States on Saturday, days before the inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump and leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, during which other anti-Trump protests were held: here.

Republican Representative Tom Price, president-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), reiterated his intention to repeal Obamacare and his support for the dismantling of Medicaid and gutting of Medicare, in testimony before the Senate Wednesday: here.

Donald Trump’s inauguration as president of the United States heralds an unprecedented deterioration in post-war relations between the US and Europe, above all between the US and Germany: here.

Trump’s remarks to the Wall Street Journal were in line with the anti-China rhetoric that marked his election campaign: here.

Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton has provocatively advocated that the incoming Trump administration not only “revisit” the “One China” policy that has formed the basis of US-China relations for decades, but boost US military sales to Taiwan and station US military forces there. Basing American military units on Taiwan would set the stage for a major US confrontation and conflict with China: here.

THE LEDE OF THIS NEW YORK TIMES PIECE ON RICK PERRY IS DEVASTATING “When President-elect Donald J. Trump offered Rick Perry the job of energy secretary five weeks ago, Mr. Perry gladly accepted, believing he was taking on a role as a global ambassador for the American oil and gas industry that he had long championed in his home state.” [NYT]

MEET TRUMP’S REPORTED CHOICE FOR AGRICULTURE SECRETARY Sonny Perdue, the former Republican governor of Georgia, rounds out the last of president-elect Trump’s Cabinet picks. [Chris D’Angelo, HuffPost]

LGBT activists who aren’t happy about Mike Pence becoming US vice-president have staged a dance party protest outside his house: here.

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