Former CIA Officer and whistleblower Kevin Shipp says what is going on with Donald J. Trump “is an ongoing coup to remove a duly elected President.” Shipp contends, “This is a huge constitutional crisis like the country has never seen before. This makes Watergate look like a Sunday school class.” Continue reading
They said it could never happen. But it is.
They said it couldn’t happen. They said it wouldn’t happen. But today it will happen.
Today will see the inauguration of Donald J. Trump, the man once regarded as a long-shot for the Republican nomination, as America’s 45th President.
In an age when the establishment is increasingly losing its grip over the political system and the media, there is no doubt that Trump represents a new age in Western politics. Continue reading
Poison pills and landmines that sabotage the incoming Trump administration left by the exiting Obama administration will continue until the very last second. Yet, there have been already many laid that will keep sprouting up for at least the next four years, depending on Trump having a second term.
The outgoing U.S. Barack Obama Administration and its supporters embarked on a campaign to traduce and challenge the incoming Administration of President Donald J. Trump in the hope that it would find it difficult to govern effectively.
This may be unprecedented in U.S. history, and could, to the degree that it succeeds, have an impact on U.S. strategic capabilities, actions, and alliances going forward.
No departing U.S. president had gone to such lengths to use the pulpit of the Presidency to discredit an incoming President or presidential candidate as the lengths to which went Obama with Trump. The result was, even by January 2017 — before Mr. Trump was sworn into office — to deliberately inflict damage on the strategic credibility and influence of the United States of America going forward. Continue reading
Today, Global Geopolitics introduces a new category: Donald Trump.
For his victory speech, Wednesday, Nov. 9, President-designate Donald J. Trump, 70. took the platform at campaign headquarters in the Hilton Hotel in New York along with Vice President Mike Spence and their families to inform an audience roaring “USA!” that Hillary Clinton had “congratulated us” on our victory and “I congratulated her for a hard campaign. We owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to this country.”
Trump stressed the motif of unity. “I say to all Republicans, Democrats and Independents, let us come together as one united people, I will be president for all Americans. To those who chose not to support me I am reaching out to you for your guidance and help so that we can unify this country.” He called on people of all religions, race and background to work together to build the American nation and use the untapped potential of every American. He pledged to rebuild national infrastructure and inner cities, take care of “our great veterans, double our growth and “get along with all nations who want to get along with us.” Continue reading