GOP Senators are feeling uncomfortable
Teensy bits of criticism for Trump from GOP Senators isn’t going to make up for their servile boolicking, I’m afraid. But it is a sign that they are feeling a bit uncomfortable about it:
“With respect to what the president tweeted, well, I have enough trouble paddling my own canoe. But I do agree with Mrs. Trump that — and I’ve suggested before to the White House that if the president would tweet a little bit less, it wouldn’t cause brain damage.”
I don’t think I’ve ever heard that Melania has said he shouldn’t tweet so much. Not that he would listen.
Then there was this from Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma on Face the Nation:
“I don’t think that President Trump as a person is a role model for a lot of different youth. That’s just me personally. I don’t like the way that he tweets, some of the things that he says, his word choices at times are not my word choices. He comes across with more New York City swagger than I do from the Midwest and definitely not the way that I’m raising my kids.”
That sounds like pretty weak tea to me but if Bloomberg’s research is correct, it’s something that does bother people. I’d imagine most of them are women who are jumping off the Trump train five at a time. Nice of Lankford to help out with that.
Meanwhile, Lindsey Graham told The Daily Beast that he’s a little skeptical of Rudy Giuliani’s evidence:
“He has not shared any of that information with me. My advice to Giuliani would be to share what he got from Ukraine with the IC to make sure it’s not Russia propaganda. I’m very suspicious of what the Russians are up to all over the world.”
Giuliani responded to his concerns” “It’s not Russian propaganda.”
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