After Losing The Election, Trump Continues Course To Close Out His Failed Presidency
November 17, 2020
After decisively losing the election, Trump has decided to continue the course of his failed presidency through his final weeks by failing to lead and ignoring the pandemic, fanning unrest and promoting dangerous conspiracy theories, seeking political retribution, damaging our country, and putting our national security at risk.
Trump once again risked escalating tensions with Iran.
New York Times: “Trump Sought Options for Attacking Iran to Stop Its Growing Nuclear Program”
Trump continues to fan unrest and conspiracy theories, including flirting with QAnon, a domestic terror threat.
New York Times: “Trump, Trying to Cling to Power, Fans Unrest and Conspiracy Theories”
NBC News: “QAnon’s Dominion voter fraud conspiracy theory reaches the president”
Trump purged top officials at the Pentagon to install loyalists, raising concerns about risks to our national security.
CNN: “Trump administration removes senior defense officials and installs loyalists, triggering alarm at Pentagon”
Politico: “‘Devastating’: Top Pentagon leadership gutted as fears rise over national security”
Trump purged officials from key posts so he can further damage the country in his final weeks.
New York Times: “Trump Administration Removes Scientist In Charge Of Assessing Climate Change”
CNN: “Two Top Homeland Security Officials Forced To Resign By White House”
Trump is failing to lead and ignoring the pandemic.
Washington Post: “Trump tunes out pandemic surge as he focuses on denying election loss”
CNN: “Trump’s stunning abdication of leadership comes as pandemic worsens”
New York Times: “The Surging Coronavirus Finds a Federal Leadership Vacuum”
Trump said he would withhold a potential coronavirus vaccine from New York because of his anger at the governor.
CNBC: “Trump Says Coronavirus Vaccine Won’t Be Delivered To New York Right Away”