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I LIKE BALLLET MORE THAN HINDU MUSLIM DANCE -AS U SHOULD MEANS IF U HAVE BRAINS BY NOW U SHOULD KNOW

I LIKE THINGS IF THEY CAN BECOME A PART OF MY SOUL.

 

 

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THE ONLY THING I LIKE HINDU FOR U ? HERE I S THE LIST

[1] HINDU IS YES, SPITIRUAL RELIGION. SO, I WANT YOU TO WATCH MAHABHRAT – 5 HOURS AND THEN U BECOME EXPERT ON ALL AND ANY HINDU STHINGS REST WOULD BE LIKE CULTURE. WHICH I DONT CARE MUCH ABOUT..

 

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[2] I LIKE SOME HINDU DRESSES, LIKE ? WELL LIKE SAREE., AND LEHENGA CHOLI.. BT THATS ALL.. THATS JUST 2 DRESSES.

[3] READ THIS – THE WORLD IS BIGGER THAN WHATEVER RELIGION, OR RACE U BORN IN – SO,  FOR HINDU – THATS THE ONLY 2 THINGS I LIKE – …

 

U SHOULD NOT BE MESMERIZED BY ANY THING JUST BECAUSE ITS A HIT IN SOME ESTEEMED GROUP U WISH TO BELONG TO.. ALL THAT IS COMMON EVERYWHERE IN THE WORLD.. BUT SPECIALLY IN USA – LIKE TODAY THIS IS FASHIONABLE AND TOMORROW ITS SOMETHING ELSE.. THIS CORRODES THE SOUL AND U ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELUSIVE AND THEN LIFE ENDS..

BEAUTY , THAT IS ETERNAL LIES IN THE SOUL.. THE EXPERIENCE OF THE TRUTH – IS IN ITSELF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING.. EVERYTHING ELSE IS FAKE,A  FACADE.. THAT WOULD NEVER MAKE ONE HAPPY..

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BTW, THERE ARE RESPONSIBILITIES OF  A WIFE.. SO U KNOW – NOT JUST RESPONSIBILITIES OF A HUSBAND.

SO.. BTW – WHAT WOULD U COOK ? U DONT EVEN KNOW HOW TO COOK ….

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U KNOW WHEN I MET U IN 2004 AND 2006 I DIDNT SAY SHIT –  WELL, WHY? WELL BECAUSE I AM NOT LIKE THAT.. I DONT DO  VIS A VIS AND I NEVER AM CHAL;LENGED AND I AM NOT A POLITICIAN TWHO HAS TO EXPLAIN SHIT..

BUT NOW I HAVE TO I GUESS.. ITS TIME . TO

 

SO.. OK.. FIRST OF ALL WHEN I MET U U WERE 17 ., AND THEN ALL U KNEW WAS BASE DON WHAT .. LET ME GUESS AMERICAN TV IN ISRAEL :)  AND OF COURSE THERE ARE PERCEPTIONS ABOUT INDIA – AND INDIANS – IN THE MIDDLE CLASS OF ANY AND ALL NATIONS.. DO I HAVE TO SPELL THEM TO U – I MEAN NOW, HOW MANY MILLIONS OF SEARCHES HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED ON MY BLOG ? – HOW MANY MILLIONS ?

 

OK.. SO.. .. PART OF THE PROBLEM IS – CALLED MIDDLE FUCKING CLASS.. IN ANY MEANS ANY NATION.. AND ITS MIND SET AND ITS LACK OF KNOWLEDGE – U KNOW HALF ASSED KNOWLEDGE IS MORE DANGEROUS THAN LACK OF KNOWLEDGE.. SO U KNOW..

BE A GIRL.. THATS ALL.. AND I WILL WRITE ASK ANY MOTHERFUCKING QUESTION U WANT…

 

JUST DONT EMULATE FAT WHITE GIRLS..

SO THERE ARE TWO KIND OF GIRLS

[A] WHITE GIRLS – U KNOW SARAH PALIN IS ONE WHITE GIRL – NOW I DONT LIKE SUCH GIRLS –  NEERA TANDEN IS ALSO A WHITE GIRL – EVERYTHING IS OK WITH NEERA BUT – TOO FEMINIST AND PREFERS TO LOVE MOSLEMS AND HATE JEW AND ISARELI . SO, THATS HARD FOR ME..

[B] WANNA BE WHITE GIRLS – THIS MEANS HINDU MUSLIM SHIT SPONSORED BY BOLLY MOTHERFUCKING WOOD

 

SEE THIS – NOW I DONT KNOW ANY OF THIS – BUT I LIKE THESE THINGS..

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Beto O’Rourke

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Beto O’Rourke
Beto O'Rourke, Official portrait, 113th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas‘s 16th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded by Silvestre Reyes
Member of the El Paso City Council
from the 8th district
In office
June 1, 2005 – June 27, 2011
Preceded by Anthony Cobos
Succeeded by Cortney Niland
Personal details
Born Robert Francis O’Rourke
September 26, 1972 (age 45)
El Paso, Texas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Amy Hoover Sanders (m. 2005)
Children 3
Education Columbia University (BA)
Website House website

Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (/ˈbɛtoʊ/; born September 26, 1972) is an American politician and businessman serving as the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 16th congressional district in his native El Paso, first elected in 2012. He is the Democratic nominee in the 2018 Texas Senate race, running against Republicanincumbent Ted Cruz.

O’Rourke won the general election held in November 2012, defeating incumbent U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes in the Democratic primary earlier that year. The district includes most of El Paso County. Prior to his election to Congress, O’Rourke was on the El Paso City Council, from June 2005 to June 2011. On March 31, 2017, O’Rourke announced his candidacy for the United States Senate against incumbent Cruz.

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Early life, education, and music career[edit]

O’Rourke is a fourth-generation Irish American,[1] born in El Paso, the son of Melissa Martha (Williams) and El Paso County Judge[a] Pat Francis O’Rourke.[2][3][4] He was nicknamed “Beto”, which is a common Spanish nickname for “Roberto”, before kindergarten.[5][6] His father was a political associate of former Texas Governor Mark White. Judge O’Rourke was killed in July 2001, at the age of fifty-eight, when he was struck from behind by a car while riding his bicycle over the New Mexico state line.[7]

O’Rourke attended Carlos Rivera and Mesita Elementary Schools and El Paso High School. He graduated from Woodberry Forest School in 1991. In the early 1990s, he was a bassist[8] in the band Foss, which included Cedric Bixler-Zavala (vocalist for At the Drive-In and The Mars Volta) on vocals and drums, Arlo Klahr on vocals and guitar, and Mike Stevens on vocals and guitar. The group released a self-titled demo and a 7″ record, “The El Paso Pussycats”, on Western Breed Records in 1993. They released a subsequent album, Fewel Street, in 1995, also on Western. Foss toured the United States and Canada in the summer of 1993 and again, along with Bixler’s concurrent band, Los Dregtones, in the summer of 1994.

O’Rourke attended Columbia University where he captained Columbia’s rowing crew.[9] He graduated from Columbia in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature.[10][11] He is fluent in Spanish.[12]

O’Rourke was arrested by University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) police in 1995 on burglary charges after jumping a fence on the university’s property.[13][14]The UTEP police department later declined to pursue charges.[14] In 1998 O’Rourke was arrested on DWI charges, but the charges were later dismissed in 1999 after he completed a court-recommended DWI program.[11][13][14] A witness stated that O’Rourke was traveling above 75 mph before losing control and crashing into a truck in the same lane. O’Rourke attempted to flee the scene but was stopped by witnesses. [15]

Business career (1995–2005)[edit]

Following college, O’Rourke worked at Internet service providers in New York City[16] before his return to El Paso in 1998. The following year, he co-founded Stanton Street Technology, an internet services and software company that develops websites and software.[16][17] His wife, Amy, operates the business as of March 2017.[18]

El Paso City Council (2005–2011)[edit]

In mid-2005, O’Rourke ran for the El Paso City Council and defeated two-term incumbent City Councilman Anthony Cobos, 57%–43%.[19][20] O’Rourke is one of the youngest representatives to have ever served on the City Council.[21] In 2007, he won re-election to a second term, defeating Trini Acevedo, 70%–30%.[22][23]

In January 2009, O’Rourke sponsored a resolution calling for a “comprehensive examination” of the War on Drugs and “the repeal of ineffective marijuana laws”.[24] The resolution, which was unanimously supported by his colleagues on the El Paso City Council, was vetoed by then-Mayor John Cook and spurred a larger national discussion on the topic.[24][25][26] He told reporters that the reason he decided to speak up about what he called the failed war on drugs was the thousands of people who have been killed in the drug war in the adjoining city of Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.[27] “I hope it has all had its intended effect of starting the national discussion of the wisdom of the war on drugs […] and probably more importantly, helping to bring about a better solution than the status quo, which has led to the terror and tragedy in Juarez.[28]

U.S. House of Representatives (2012–present)[edit]

Elections[edit]

2012

Main article: United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012 § District 16

In 2012, O’Rourke filed for the Democratic primary against the eight-term Silvestre Reyes to represent Texas’s 16th congressional district. The primary was seen as the real contest in this deeply Democratic, Latino-majority district.[12] O’Rourke took 50.5 percent of the vote, just a few hundred votes above the threshold required to avoid a runoff against Reyes.[29] He was contrasted with Reyes in his support for LGBT rights[30] and drug liberalization.[31] He defeated his Republican opponent, Barbara Carrasco, in the general election with 65 percent of the vote.[32]

2014

O’Rourke was re-elected in 2014 with 67% of the vote.

During the fall of 2014, O’Rourke donated at least $28,000 from his own campaign funds to fellow Democratic candidates for House seats.[33]

2016

In October 2015, O’Rourke announced his bid for a third term in 2016.[34] He won the Democratic primary and defeated his Green and Libertarian opponents in the general election.[35]

Committee assignments[edit]

Caucus memberships

2018 Senate campaign[edit]

Main article: United States Senate election in Texas, 2018

On March 31, 2017, O’Rourke formally announced his candidacy for the United States Senate seat held by incumbent Republican Party member Ted Cruz.[38]O’Rourke raised $2 million within the first three months, mostly from small donations. O’Rourke pledged during the campaign not to accept PAC contributions for his Senate campaign.[39][40] During the campaign, PolitiFact rated his claim of not taking PAC money as “true”.[41]

In March 2018, O’Rourke became the Democratic Party nominee, winning 61.8% of the primary vote.[42] He received his first major organizational endorsement from End Citizens United in June 2017,[43] which found that he had raised triple the funds of Cruz without accepting corporate special interest money.[44]

Political views[edit]

O’Rourke is a member of the New Democrat Coalition, which is described as moderate or centrist.[36] He is sometimes considered to be a progressive or liberalDemocrat.[45][46] The non-partisan National Journal gave O’Rourke a composite ideology of 85% liberal and 15% conservative in 2013.[47] Describing himself, O’Rourke has said that he does not know where he falls on the political spectrum, and he has sponsored bipartisan bills as well as broken with his party on issues like free trade.[48] GovTrack places Representative O’Rourke near the ideological center of the House Democrats, being to the right of some and to the left of others; the American Civil Liberties Union gave him an 88% rating, while the United States Chamber of Commerce, a more fiscally conservative group, gave him a 47% rating.[49] According to FiveThirtyEight, which tracks Congressional voting records, O’Rourke has voted in line with President Trump’s position on legislation 28.7% of the time as of August 2018.[50]

Drug policy[edit]

O’Rourke favors the decriminalization of possession and sale of small amounts of cannabis.[51] In 2011, O’Rourke co-authored a book, Dealing Death and Drugs: The Big Business of Dope in the U.S. and Mexico, which in part argues for an end to the prohibition on marijuana.[52][53] He has called for the arrest records of individuals sentenced for possession of small amounts of cannabis to be expunged.[51] During the 2018 Senate election, O’Rourke’s opponent, Ted Cruz, falsely claimed that O’Rourke sought to legalize heroin.[51]

Criminal justice reform[edit]

O’Rourke has called for an end to cash bail, saying it disproportionately places poor individuals in jail as they cannot afford bail.[51]

Abortion[edit]

O’Rourke has a lifetime score of 100% from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund and a rating of 100% from NARAL Pro-Choice America.[54][55] He voted against the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017, which made a permanent prohibition on the use of federal funds for abortions and made reforms to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to prohibit qualified health plans from including coverage for abortions.[56][non-primary source needed]

LGBT rights[edit]

O’Rourke told the Dallas Voice that he called marriage equality a core civil rights issue during his House primary campaign. While on the El Paso City Council, O’Rourke led a successful fight to overturn the domestic partnership ban.[57] He was a co-sponsor of the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2013 (H.R. 3135).[58]

Immigration[edit]

O’Rourke favors comprehensive immigration reform.[59] O’Rourke opposed Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which granted temporary stay to some undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors.[60][61] O’Rourke said it is a “top priority” to protect DREAMers.[60] He has criticized President Donald Trump‘s rhetoric on immigration, saying: “[Trump is] constantly stoking anxiety and fear about Mexicans, immigrants and the border with Mexico. Unfortunately this President takes another step into a dark world of fear, isolation and separation.”[7][62]

Ted Cruz asserted in 2018 that O’Rourke wanted “open borders and wants to take our guns.”[63] PolitiFact found that Cruz’s claims were “false,” noting that O’Rourke had “not called for opening the borders or for government agents to take guns from law-abiding residents.”[63] He has called for a complete ban on assault rifles.[64]

O’Rourke asserted in 2018: “precisely zero terrorists, terrorist groups or terror plots have ever been connected with the U.S.-Mexico border to do harm to people within the United States.” PolitiFact found that O’Rourke’s claim was “false”, noting that O’Rourke’s claim was consistent with the State Department’s declarations (the department found no credible information on terrorists operating on the border) and that experts believed instances of terrorists operating on the border to be extremely rare, but that “zero means nothing–and it’s not so that there have been absolutely no cases of terrorists or terrorist plots tied to the border.”[65]

In June 2018, O’Rourke led protests in Tornillo, Texas, to protest the Trump administration family separation policy which involved the separation of children of immigrant families. The city is located just miles from the Rio Grande, the river that creates the border of the United States and Mexico in the state of Texas. The Trump administration had created a “tent-city” in Tornillo, where separated children were being held without their parents. O’Rourke called this practice “Un-American” and the responsibility of all Americans.[66][67]

Health care[edit]

O’Rourke has expressed support for single-payer legislation to achieve universal health coverage,[68] but has released a statement saying he’s critical of John ConyersMedicare For All bill (HR 676) for not allocating funds toward for-profit healthcare providers.[69][70] He supports stabilization of the insurance markets to improve the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He also supports the expansion of Medicaid[71][72] and is a co-sponsor of the Medicare-X Choice Act of 2017.[73]

Gun policy[edit]

On the evening of June 22, 2016, O’Rourke participated in the sit-in in the House of Representatives that attempted to force a vote on gun control legislation. When the Republicans ordered C-SPAN to turn off its normal coverage of the chamber, O’Rourke and Representative Scott Peters transmitted images by cell phone to social media for C-SPAN to broadcast.[74]

He supports universal background checks for gun purchases.[75] On March 7, 2018, O’Rourke told Alisyn Camerota of CNN: “We have a great tradition and culture of gun ownership and gun safety for hunting, for sport, for self-defense… I think that can allow Texas to take the lead on a really tough issue, which the country is waiting for leadership and action on.”[76] He has called for a complete ban on assault rifles.[64]

Trump-Putin Summit[edit]

In July 2018, O’Rourke said that Trump’s performance while attending the 2018 Russia–United States summit in Helsinki warranted impeachment.[77]Addressing the Trump-Putin joint press conference of July 16, he said standing “on stage in another country with the leader of another country who wants to and has sought to undermine this country, and to side with him over the United States—if I were asked to vote on this I would vote to impeach the president”.[78]

Racial inequality[edit]

O’Rourke has spoken out against racial inequality. He supports the football players who have taken part in the “Take a knee” protests. Speaking in a video that went viral, O’Rourke said he believes there is “nothing more American than to peacefully stand up, or take a knee, for your rights, anytime, anywhere or any place.”[79]

Other[edit]

O’Rourke has signed the Pro-Truth Pledge.[80]

2016 endorsements[edit]

In 2016, when Nancy Pelosi faced a leadership challenge from Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio, O’Rourke backed Ryan.[81] O’Rourke said that he believed in term limits, and therefore that it was time for new leadership.[81]

In June 2016, O’Rourke endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. As a sitting member of Congress, O’Rourke was a superdelegate to the Democratic National Convention.[82]

Personal life[edit]

O’Rourke married Amy Hoover Sanders, the daughter of Louann and William Sanders of El Paso, on September 24, 2005, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The couple have three children.[10] Louann Sanders is the director of education development for the La Fe Community Development Corporation and executive director of the La Fe Preparatory charter school.[83]

In 2013, LegiStorm reported that O’Rourke may have violated the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act, which prohibits members of Congress from participating in the initial public offering (IPO) of company stocks. O’Rourke had purchased seven stocks, including stock in Twitter, at IPO prices, seeing a 39 percent increase on shares that he sold either the same day or within days of IPOs. After being contacted by LegiStorm, O’Rourke reported himself to the United States House Committee on Ethics.[84][85] The case was closed by the ethics committee after O’Rourke acknowledged that he may have violated the law and agreed to sell his remaining IPO shares and surrender his $7,136 in profit to the U.S. Treasury.[86][87]

Publications[edit]

  • O’Rourke, Beto and Byrd, Susie (2011). Dealing Death and Drugs: The Big Business of Dope in the U.S. and Mexico, Cinco Puntos Press ISBN 1933693940

WHATS THIS ?

Poll by sinking poll, Trump inches toward impeachment

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By Megan McArdle
Columnist

August 31 at 5:36 PM

By any metric, Trump is in trouble.

A poll out from The Post and ABC on Friday shows that 60 percent of voters disapprove of the job he’s doing as president, a new low. But that’s just one poll; the polling average at statistician Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight shows Trump with a mere 53.4 percent disapproval rating, which is better than its 56.8 percent peak last December.

But a presidency is not in good shape when the best spin on the new poll is “It’s an outlier! Only 53 percent of the country thinks the president is terrible.” The poll is especially ugly for Republicans with midterms looming in two months.

FiveThirtyEight’s forecast for the midterms puts the likelihood of Democrats taking the House at more than 70 percent. Their chances of taking the Senate are lower, but Republicans are hardly a lock despite a very favorable map for them. And if Democrats manage to eke out a majority in both houses of Congress, here is the poll’s really bad news for Trump: Half the country wants him impeached.

To put that in perspective: In January 1974, well into the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon’s poll numbers on impeachment were better than President Trump’s are now. Earlier, less disastrous polls for Trump still showed him veering dangerously close to what we might call “the Nixon ceiling.”

Most worrying for Trump is that three-quarters of Democrats say they want Congress to impeach him. If Democrats gain control, they will be under immense pressure from their base to deliver.

That doesn’t mean they’ll do it. It takes a two-thirds supermajority in the Senate to actually remove a president from office. The best that Democrats can possibly manage in 2018 is a narrow majority; they would need more than a handful of Republican senators to support removal. The leaders of a Democrat-controlled House might well decide they’d rather not force their Senate brethren to take a hard and futile vote.

But as Republicans found in the 1990s, these things have a way of taking on unexpected momentum. A former Republican congressional staffer who was close to that process tells me that the day after the bruising 1998 midterms, Newt Gingrich — who would shortly step down as House speaker — said, “impeachment is over, that’s one thing the election clearly meant.” Five weeks later, with Gingrich out of the way, House Republicans impeached Bill Clinton. Then he was acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate.

“The activist base of the party was committed to the idea, and that made it impossible for the elected officials to change course,” the former staffer says, “even though they knew impeachment wasn’t what the broader public wanted.”

It’s all too easy to imagine a similar scenario for Democrats intent on impeaching Trump as they come up short looking for Republicans to help them make it across the finish line. But it’s not entirely impossible to picture a few Republicans going along. If Democrats do manage to start impeachment hearings, it would be because — unlike Republicans in 1998 — they’d be coming off a huge midterm win. Public support for impeaching Trump, even taking into account his more favorable polls, would be higher than it ever was for impeaching Clinton.

Trump is in a very unusual situation for an American president. Members of his die-hard base are loyal, but at his peak they were barely a plurality of the party. The rest of his support is purely expedient, interested in getting judges appointed and keeping Democrats out of power. Republicans in Congress are loyal, for now, but only because they’re afraid of his voters.

But by the time Trump faced a Senate trial, that would mean the political calculus had shifted radically. He would have cost them the Congress; there would be no hope of more judges; the 2020 election would seem already lost. And he’d have no reservoir of goodwill in the party, for at every turn he has made a point of attacking and humiliating any Republican he deemed insufficiently obsequious. Just how long will the Coalition of the Unwilling stand by a president who was never really their man?

But even if Republicans hold the party line, what Trump faces in this scenario is bad enough: a public trial that he can’t avoid by firing the investigators, nor distract from with more Twitter blasts. One senses that public humiliation, especially at the hands of an establishment that has always looked down on him, is the thing that Trump fears most. Though far from certain, that humiliation is growing more likely.

Yes, the president is clearly in trouble. But does Trump, hunkered down with deferential staffers and screens blaring Fox News, realize it? Or might he learn it only when Congress calls him to account — and he finds no one standing behind him?

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Trump’s poll numbers take a dive. How worried should the GOP be?

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By Jennifer Rubin
Opinion writer

August 31 at 9:15 AM

The Post-ABC News poll taken Aug. 26 to 29 might send some tremors through the GOP. President Trump’s approval rating is down to 36 percent, matching his all-time low, and his 60 percent disapproval rating is at an all-time high. (Among registered voters, his approval rating is a smidgen higher at 38 percent.) Worse still, his approval rating among Republicans is now below 80 percent, and his support among white voters is down to 45 percent, with 51 percent who disapprove. His gender gap is enormous: 54 percent of men disapprove of his performance, while 66 percent of women do. Among independents, 59 percent disapprove of his performance.

We don’t know whether this is simply the “noise” of minor poll blips or whether the confluence of events — Paul Manafort’s conviction, Michael Cohen’s plea deal, Trump’s boorish behavior regarding the passing of national hero Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) — or something else altogether has eaten away at his support.

Even on the economy, he is slightly underwater (45 percent approve, 47 percent disapprove). Certainly, the upcoming midterms have excited voters, with 65 percent saying they think it’s more important than usual to vote, 31 percent saying they feel about the same, and a mere 3 percent who say it is less important. That might be a bad thing indeed for Trump, if voters are itching to express their displeasure with him.

As for the issue of corruption, a 45 percent plurality think it has gotten worse under Trump, 39 percent say it’s about the same, and only 13 percent say it has decreased. The man who was elected to drain the swamp has managed to convince voters that it is the same or worse.

Trump likes to say he keeps his promises. But his vow to drain the swamp might be one of the most egregious broken pledges in recent history. Trump built his campaign around “Crooked Hillary,” and then launched an administration second to none in conflicts of interest, self-dealing, and convictions and plea deals by former officials and campaign aides.

Voters seem foursquare behind the Russia investigation (63 percent approve, while only 29 percent disapprove); 53 percent say that he has interfered with the investigation to such an extent that it amounts to obstruction of justice, while only 35 percent do not. A majority of Republicans still oppose the investigation and insist that Trump hasn’t interfered with the special counsel’s work.

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As Congress abdicates its role, columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. says voters must take up the role of checking President Trump. (Adriana Usero/The Washington Post)

As for Manafort, 67 percent (including a plurality of 48 percent of Republicans) think his conviction was justified, while only 17 percent do not. By a similar margin (66/18) voters, including a plurality (45 percent of Republicans), disfavor giving him a pardon. Asked to choose sides between Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, 62 percent pick Sessions and only 23 percent pick Trump. Americans also strongly oppose firing Sessions (64/19), including a strong plurality of Republicans (47/31).

When it comes to former Trump personal lawyer Michael Cohen, there is more bad news for Trump. If he directed Cohen to commit a crime, 61 percent think Trump must have committed one, too.

Finally, a slim plurality (49 percent to 46 percent) already think Congress should commence impeachment hearings.

Understand, of course, that this is one poll and that the shift in Trump’s numbers are generally within the margin of error. However, if duplicated elsewhere and over some period of time, it’s worth reexamining the assumption that Republicans will stick with Trump. We might have to consider that he might actually be afraid to fire Sessions and to pardon Manafort for fear of the consequences. If voters are souring on Trump and take it out on Republicans in November, it’s very possible that his efforts to curtail the Russia investigation, including by firing Justice Department supervisors or pardoning cronies, will be enough to push a lot of voters over the edge.

Republican candidates who have tied themselves tightly to Trump this year, reveling in endorsements, might find that the association with Trump hurts more than it helps. And if that’s the case and Democrats roll up big gains knocking out Trump acolytes, you might just see some 2020 GOP challengers step forward. There is nothing like an election wipeout to shatter a cultist politician’s support.

FROM ME TO OBAMA

SO?

WELL SO BARACK -> READ BELOW

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FROM OLGA SHULMAN LEDNICHENKO TO HOTMAN SPECIAL FORCES – SO WHAT IS THE ANSWERE

THEISE IS NOR COOL

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BUT SOME THINGESE IN THIESE IS COOL..

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GANDHI WAS NOR COOL.. REGARDS HOTMAN .

RUSSHIONS ARE MOST FOOLS – REGARDS HOTMAN.

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JEWS ARE MOST FOOOLS – REGARDS HOTMAN

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