Groupthink, a term coined by social psychologist Irving Janis in 1972, occurs when a group makes faulty decisions leading to a “deterioration of mental efficiency, reality testing, and moral judgement.” Key characteristics of this phenomenon are: excessive optimism coupled with the encouragement of taking greater risks, collective rationalization as members of the group discount warnings,…
All of the interviews shown in the clip took place after Trump reportedly ordered White House counsel to remove Mueller from his post.
“See, the whole plot to destroy the Trump presidency is about a disgruntled former golfer who didn’t like his greens fees and he held onto the grudge for years.”
Trump made the order last June, but he was forced to back down when the top White House lawyer said he would resign before going through with it.
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The congressman shredded his Republican colleagues for trading their integrity for the “momentary sugar high” of protecting Donald Trump.
The White House legal team really doesn’t want Donald Trump to be interviewed by Robert Mueller.
In an impromptu interview with the New York Times, Trump said, “I have the absolute right to do what I want to do with the Justice Department.”
GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold, who’s currently under fire for his own sex scandals, said his constituents are concerned that “no one is addressing the Clinton administration.”
Mueller wants to make sure Manafort remains under house arrest after it was revealed that the former Trump campaign manager recently ghostwrote an op-ed with a Russian operative.
Distracting from the increasingly damning Russia scandal by touting a tax scam that will eviscerate the middle-class probably isn’t a good strategy.
A number of the president’s lawyers wanted Kushner out, worrying that he would become a legal liability as the special counsel investigation intensified.
An email sent from a top Donald Trump aide referenced a previously unknown attempt to set up a meeting between Trump campaign associates and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Instead of taking Trump’s bait, Sen. Blumenthal is digging in his feet and doubling down on the increasingly serious investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.
It’s no surprise that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is currently investigating the Trump family finances in relation to Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.