Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.
Matthew Spencer Petersen withdraws his judicial nomination after struggling to answer basic legal questions in an excruciating recorded session.
Why we ALL need to be activists right now.
Paul Ryan uses his daughter to deflect a question about the sexual assault allegations against 45.
American democracy (whatever that is) could be at risk in the 2018 elections.
The Senate Banking Committee voted down Donald Trump’s nominee Scott Garrett
The last time a nominee was voted down by a committee where the majority was the same party as the President was 5th June 1986 – That nominee was Jeff Sessions
— Edward Hardy (@EdwardTHardy) December 20, 2017
Jerry Nadler, who has been fighting Trump for literally 40 years and whom Trump in the 1980s identified as one of his most hated politicians in the whole country, now top Dem on the committee that could oversee impeachment https://t.co/Fazn28X7FX
— Edward-Isaac Dovere (@IsaacDovere) December 20, 2017
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