Trump Moans "Our Supreme Court Didn't Have the Courage to Overturn Elections"

Mish

The hubris of Donald Trump reached new highs today in comments to Fox news.

Courage to Overturn

In case Twitter deletes that here is the exact quote.

"Our Supreme Court and our courts didn't have the courage to overturn elections that should have been overturned. because you are talking about decisive amounts , hundreds of thousands and even millions of votes."

On Covid 

"I was the one, and this administration was the one, that came up with the vaccine that is going to save the world." 

That is a bit of a stretch although Operation Warp Speed played a role according to PolitiFact on November 19.

Drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna announced that preliminary data for their vaccines show they are 95% and 94.5% effective, respectively, against COVID-19. The companies plan to request emergency-use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

"Another Vaccine just announced. This time by Moderna, 95% effective. For those great ‘historians’, please remember that these great discoveries, which will end the China Plague, all took place on my watch!" Trump tweeted Nov. 16.

In their own recent announcements, Moderna gave Operation Warp Speed a nod, while Pfizer didn’t mention it. That can be explained by the different partnerships the Trump administration struck with the two companies.

The agreements with private companies vary in scope. In some cases, the U.S. government has agreed to purchase vaccines that achieve emergency-use authorization or licensure from the FDA. In other cases, the U.S. government is paying to manufacture vaccine doses while clinical trials are underway. 

The U.S. government did not fund the companies’ research and development.

Pfizer chose to risk its own money on vaccine research and not take federal funding in order to avoid bureaucracy and politics, Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla said. He said its investment so far was at least $1.5 billion. 

"I wanted to liberate our scientists from any bureaucracy," Bourla told CBS in September. "When you get money from someone that always comes with strings. 

Not only strings, bragging rights it seems, even if you don't take Warp Speed funding.

Dangerous Demagogue 

Trump is a dangerous demagogue of the first order. The only person attempting to steal the election was Trump. 

He is guilty of dereliction of duty for waiting an hour to call in the national guard in the riots.

Courage to Convict

Trump should have been convicted in the impeachment trial. Sadly, 43 Republican Senators lacked the courage to do the right thing.

Trump awaits trial in civil and criminal prosecutions for election tampering in Georgia and tax fraud in New York. 

He belongs in prison for dereliction of duty and election tampering, not the White House.

Mish

Comments (56)
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Sechel
Sechel

I follow Rupar. Saw him tweeting about the interview. Accused him of pulling a Maggie Haberman. Honestly Trump's not that relevant these days. Have zero desire to pull up the interview. Interest in Trump as measured by google has been trending down too. There was a surge in September , November and in January but lately he's been flat lining. His CPAC performance fell flat as well. Without the power of the office Trump's just not that interesting or intimidating. Before there was fear of what he might do. Now he's crazy Uncle Donald and without a twitter feed.

Sechel
Sechel

Trump may have learned a lesson. Give someone a lifetime job and they're not likely to be all that loyal once you can't do anything for them anymore.

PostCambrian
PostCambrian

The failure to do the right thing too many times will soon destroy our country (and I am not only referring to Trump). Some credit needs to be given to the Trump Administration for vaccine development (after all they could have done nothing) but their plan was weak and their methods were poor. They should have secured more doses (after all any excess doses can be given/sold to the rest of the world).

shamrock
shamrock

The most anti-science president in history wants credit for the work of scientists. smh.

shamrock
shamrock

Trumps vaccine achievement is so great that he won't encourage people to take it, because politics.

karljen
karljen

Who cares? Even if I did care to hear about the idiot, I'd tune into The View for some real good Trump bashing.

Mark anthony
Mark anthony

Please, Mike, move along. There are plenty of bashers. You add nothing.

Casual_Observer
Casual_Observer

Senate Intelligence report states ties between Russia and Trump officials in 2020 directed by Putin.

tjwright
tjwright

by not accepting the fraudulent election case, the supreme court proved they are craven and cowardly. If that wasn't important enough, what is? They are comfy with their lifetime appointment and that is all that counts.

Kick'n
Kick'n

Moderna had a vaccine solution within 4 days of receiving the SARS-CoV-2 genome sequence! Another company I forget had a solution within that time as well. DT didn't do s&*t.

threeblindmice
threeblindmice

I believe Biden got more votes than Trump. And I believe Trump is a dangerous demagogue. I also believe that our media affected public perceptions enough times to change the outcome. From "making fun of a disabled reporter" to "very fine people" to "kids in cages", "Flynn spoke to Russians before the election", "PO removing mailboxes" and "bounties for American soldiers killed", our media have run with every weakly substantiated anti-Republican story imaginable. Yet, somehow, reporting on Hunter's laptop gets you thrown off Twitter, criticized as irrelevant at NPR, and ignored by the rest of the lapdogs. I say that's worth 5-10% of public opinion sway.

FromBrussels
FromBrussels

Trump is MOANING....Maybe so... Yesterday, on CNN, I heard a lot of ridiculous and mostly ungrounded moaning too, about russian interference again in the 2020 elections. Which makes me wonder, can t you just move on with your lives under your socialist president and quit digging up trite and boring stories ? I also heard, not on CNN of course, that the US is putting pressure on countries not to use the first and probably the best vaccine in the world, the russian Sputnik V. What a utterly PATHETIC nation you have become !

Lance Manly
Lance Manly

Georgia is not just an election interference case. The prosecutors are investigating racketeering, much higher penalties.

"A conviction under Georgia’s RICO statute will result in a 5- to 20-year sentence, a fine, or both."

Hornbylube
Hornbylube

Regarding the vaccines- everybody fails to mention that the Pfizer vaccine was developed in GERMANY by a German/Turkish couple and funded largely by the GERMAN government. I have never heard before that Pfizer had anything to do with the development. The money they spent was probably to buy the rights from Biontec to produce the vaccine. Germany made a huge mistake allowing Pfizer to take over- that left them very short of vaccine Another massive error by Merkel's government.

KidHorn
KidHorn

Trump is a total jerk, but he has some points. The media treated him unfairly. I've never seen a president come close to the one sided coverage Trump received. The latest example is under Trump they were 'Children separated from their parents'. Now they're 'Unaccompanied minors'. The same kids. Just because I don't like Trump doesn't mean I'm blind to the obvious.

Neither Trump nor Biden deserves credit for the vaccine. Biden and Trump would have done the same thing in the same position. Biden would have said we should all wear masks and shut down. Trump said we should re-open. That's the only difference. And it would have made no difference. The vaccine would be ready at the same time in the same amounts.

Rbm
Rbm

Trump will run again if the republicans win the house and or the senate.

Eddie_T
Eddie_T

It would make me as happy as a clam if The Donald would just step on a rainbow and go home to Jesus.

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Marse Robert
Marse Robert

I see Trump derangement syndrome is still strong in the lot of people

Marse Robert
Marse Robert

Mish youre sadly pushing fake news again the Georgia fraud was exposed as more fake news that the Washington Post invented you're a disgusting hack Mich

Marse Robert
Marse Robert

America no longer has our legal system we have a corrupt two-tiered system that is designed to attack the people and provide cover for the globalist new world order as it destroys America

Marse Robert
Marse Robert

Reading the comments section Mich has a echo chamber of trump derangement syndrome going on here


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