Once, an old bear found a girl weeping in a churchyard, close to his cottage. He took her home & tucked her up, & fed her cloudberries & plain cake & let her sleep for days & days under cold linen sheets & feather eiderdowns, & he didn't speak, not one word, unless she wanted to.
There are a lot of great public servants coming out of this and @jahimes is one of them. So glad he’s helping lead the charge.
(THREAD) The Trump-Ukraine scandal is a NATIONAL SECURITY scandal—and media's failure to explain this to America is hindering the scandal being treated as the national security emergency it is. This isn't about Biden or one call; it's much bigger. I hope you'll read on and share.
You admitted in the settlement that your Foundation took $2.8mil from a veterans group fundraiser in Iowa and gave it to your campaign to use just days before the Iowa primary. You stole money from vets to fund your campaign. You are a disgrace and a criminal.
No words ... just very sad our President is just a plain old bad guy ... stealing from his own charity #TrumpFoundation
MSM this week has spent *MORE* time on the release of the russian spy Butina, the anonymous coward of the oped and book, Stone's defenseless hearing, and Trump's kkkampaign rallies and tweets, than they have ever spent on #RealityWinner's story.
NEW: President Trump to pay $2 million to settle New York Attorney General civil lawsuit against Trump Foundation and his children
They took money donated by others to their charity and then used it for their own purposes, not because they needed the money but because they felt entitled to it.
We are not special. There is no magic to our structure. Our system, in its modern form, depends on parties to sometimes put the country's interest before their own.
If they don't, corruption will consume us. And in today's Republican Party, we are seeing how, and why.