In the news today: Yet more revelations about Donald Trump’s flagrant and illegal destruction of White House documents; the newest version brings us stories of then-Dear Leader eating documents and attempting to flush papers down White House toilets. This is the guy who was leading the country for four years and still, to this day, has the Republican Party wrapped around his stubby finger; what do you even say about that?
The House Select Committee Investigating the January 6 Attack on the U.S. Capitol says there’s a big problem with the Trump White House call records the ex-administration handed over: Those records do not show calls the committee already knows about. And in another transparent Trumpian attempt to hide key evidence, ex-Trump adviser Peter Navarro says he’ll be defying a subpoena to testify. Navarro is already known to have been involved in the pro-Trump coup effort, but he seems bent on being a co-conspirator to the cover-up, as well.
Here’s some of what you may have missed:
This has already been noted in calls from a coalition of borderland and human rights organizations last October and lawmakers Juan Vargas, Sara Jacobs, and Joaquin Castro the following month....