Trump Russian Timeline
The timeline of events and important facts of the Trump Russia story are often mentioned only once while the media overemphasize other facts. This account features those lesser known facts and assumes many of the media redundant facts. The British spy dossier points out that Russia tries to cultivate Western businesspeople and had been doing so with Trump for at least five years by 2016. That implies since 2011, two years prior to the Trump Miss Universe selection in Moscow 2013. Then in April May 2015 the CIA noticed an unusually large amount of communication between Trump Tower and Russia before the June 2015 announcement of the Trump presidential run. Rachel Maddow noted on her show that Trump signed a letter of intent to build a Trump Tower in Moscow the morning of the third Republican presidential debate in October 2015. Rachel further noted that Trump was unusually quiet in that debate.
The new buzzword is that Trump is a transactional person with no permanent values, always the business deal maker. Truth means nothing to him as he reaches 2000 lies in his first year in office. So, when seasoned politicals would have called the FBI when Russians reached out to his campaign, his operatives all acted opportunistically instead. So, when Papadopoulos reached out to the Russians shortly after the March DNC hackings, he quickly reported to Sam Clovis in April 2016, campaign co-chair, and then leaked the connection to the Australian British ambassador in May. That escalated to the famous June 9th meeting with Donald Trump jr., Paul Manafort, and Jared Kushner and a Russian delegation of five led by a lawyer. Two days before Donald Trump sr. promised a new dirt on Hillary in a major speech soon. Experts suggest there is no way Don jr. would not have immediately told Don sr. because that’s the way they operate. The quid pro quo of it all is the view of Russia by Trump as a vast market to reach, rather than a traditional enemy of the USA. Then he lets Manafort, who successfully managed a pro-Russian presidential campaign in Ukraine, move to take arming the Ukrainians out of the Republican Platform. Much later, when the senate votes 98-2 for Russian sanctions on July 27, 2017, Trump signs the bill but does nothing to implement it.
The right-wing spin machine has been trying to blame that British former spy dossier for the FBI counterintelligence investigation begun in July 2016. That is incorrect; a foreign policy advisor from the Trump campaign leaked the story over drinks with the Australian ambassador to Britain in May 2016, four weeks after his April visit to Russia where he learned of the March 2016 Russian hacking. That Australian ambassador then reported to the US about the Russian hack of Hillary campaign related emails from the DNC. So, at that point it was known that the Russians had illegally hacked the emails for the express purpose of helping the Trump campaign. So, when Trump suggested in July 2016 that the Wikileaks material might have come from a 400-pound man living in his parents’ basement in Ohio, that was a red herring lie. Donald Trump junior was in constant contact with WikiLeaks and knew full well the Russian source of those emails. Diane Feinstein has clobbered the anti-Mueller anti-FBI anti-Hillary attempt to obstruct or distract justice by the House and Senate Republicans, especially Devin Nunes and Jim Jordan in the House. Her courage releasing the Fusion GPS transcript of testimony about the Dossier explodes the Republican false narrative about those events.
Jared Kushner oversaw the Trump ground campaign. Shortly after he met with the Russian ambassador in September, in early October 2016 massive file transfers occurred between Trump Tower New York and the Russian money laundering Deutsche Bank. This is probably the source of necessary voter microtargeting data needed for the fake news bots used by Russia to help carry swing key states like Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Kushner was renegotiating a loan with that same bank at that same time, but the volume of data for that would be much less. Both Donald Trump and Jared Kushner bank there as the bank recently settled a $10 billion Russian money laundering fine. Together with Republican voter suppression laws and vote total suppression in Democratic areas this was enough to swing the election by 70,000 votes in those three states, despite Hillary’s three million popular vote majority nationwide. For example, an estimated 200,000 voters in Wisconsin were disenfranchised by the new voter ID law there, and 85,000 people from mainly Democratic areas in Michigan mysteriously did not vote for president.
“Fire and Fury” Fallout by Michael Wolff
The new book shows the universal opinion of Trump staff that Trump is not qualified for the job and not very intelligent. However, other recent Republican presidents since Nixon are estimated to have only average intelligence. Still the low opinion of staff is not there for Ford Reagan and the Bushes like it appears to be for Trump. Bannon’s humiliation may end up working for Trump as political figures need to be either feared or loved to succeed, and this episode shows Trump should be feared.
Trump wants to do business with Russia and admires other authoritarian figures like Putin in Russia and Erdogan in Turkey. He is a figure of resistance against the browning of America. He does not understand the essentials of democracy like checks and balances, a free press, and an independent judiciary. He resists the cold war bureaucracy of the modern military industrial complex while championing the cause of the military. He supports military strength while resisting foreign policy orthodoxy. These impulses have driven him into the arms of Putin the master spy manipulator and the current cooperation with Russia to get elected and to make deals around the world. This puts him squarely in the sights of the obstruction of justice problem and possible impeachment.
Presidents and Emperors
Parallels exist between the American and Roman Empires. Nero fiddled while Rome burned. George Bush jr. fiddled at a fundraiser while New Orleans drowned from Katrina. Emperor Caligula lasted four years and was considered the crazy emperor. His name comes from his reputation for small boots. Trump is the crazy president noted for his small hands.
Nobel Prize Update
The same usual pattern of viewing all my expertclick.com press releases in a row tipped me off that the Norwegian Nobel Committee was interested in my nomination. That same pattern recurred 12 days, 10 days, and 1 day before the last announcement October 6th, 2017. So, I came very close last time. Then November 3rd and 10th both Fridays, tipped me off that they may have had buyer’s remorse not picking me last time, with 5 German and 3 French views on those two days, where my assigned committee member is located as Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Evidently Thorbjorn Jagland works in Strasbourg France and may also connect to the internet across the river in Germany on occasion. February 1st is the deadline for nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. Associate Professors of Social Sciences and related areas as well as government officials and members of national assemblies are among the many eligible to nominate. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has launched an on-line nomination form. Please read more here: https://www.nobelpeaceprize.org/Nomination. I thank those who have nominated me the last two years and anyone who does again this time.
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Please cite this work as follows:
Reuschlein, Robert. (2018, January 1), “Trump Russia Fire and Fury” Madison, WI: Real Economy Institute. Retrieved from: https://www.expertclick.com/NewsRelease/Trump-Russia-Fire-and-Fury,2018152922.aspx
Dr. Peace, Professor Robert Reuschlein, Real Economy Institute