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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Bonkers Trump Comments, Late April 2019 ed.

In Defying the Odds, we discuss Trump's character and record of dishonestyThe update  -- just published --includes a chapter on the 2018 midterms.

Boarding Marine One:
Q Mr. President, how old is too old to be President?
THE PRESIDENT: Well, I think that — I just feel like a young man. I’m so young. I can’t believe it. I’m the youngest person. I am a young, vibrant man.
Trump, age 72, has an official weight of 242 pounds, which defines him as obese. (He probably weighs much more.)  He gorges on junk food, does not exercise, and is is too weak to play golf without a golf cart.

An April 26 interview with Hannity:

  • "We have nothing to do with Russia except that we have been tougher on Russia than any administration in 50 years -- a lot tougher than Obama." (See the Trump Tower Moscow letter of intent.)
  • "This was a coup. This wasn't stealing information from an office in the Watergate apartments. This was an attempted coup. And it's inconceive -- like a third world country -- and inconceivable."
  •  "No collusion and also no obstruction, because the statement was made and the attorney general, you know, understood it very well and he read it and he made a decision right on the spot. No obstruction."  (Some collusion and lots of obstruction)