The RNC Has Dropped Its Fundraising Agreement With Roy Moore
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the chaotic Trumpian news cycle.
Ronna must draw the line somewhere, I suppose.
Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:
- The RNC has
withdrawn its support and congressional Republicans are
dropping like flies amidst a stream of allegations
against Alabama Senate candidate and alleged child molester
Roy Moore, who, in a recent report, is said by numerous
locals to have hung around the Gadsden Mall as an adult man
in an effort to flirt with teenage girls. “It’d seem like
every Friday or Saturday night [you’d see him] walking around
the mall, like the kids did,” one resident told AL.com. Thus
far, however, Moore has remained defiantly committed to
staying on the ballot, because a person who doesn’t seem to
enjoy following the law is certainly not going to be bothered
by Mitch McConnell. [Al.com,
- So far, the confusing and deeply boring nature of
congressional Republicans’ efforts to steal from the poor and
give to the rich via tax “reform” has provided a shield, of
sorts, from the level of public outrage they faced over their
multiple failed attempts to repeal Obamacare. We’ll see if that
sticks: the Senate GOP’s tax plan, in addition to
boldly catering to the rich, now includes a repeal of
Obamacare’s individual mandate—a move that would kick 13
million Americans off health insurance by 2027. [New
- Trump ate SHARK FIN SOUP at a state dinner in Vietnam.
- Okay—if not animal rights, perhaps at least our president
brought up human rights during his Asia visit, in
particular concerning extrajudicial killings in the Philippines
or ethnic cleansing in Myanmar? No? Of course not. [Washington
- Oh yeah, and Trump is pressuring the Justice Department to
investigate Hillary Clinton, his political rival, which is
something that presidents of democratic countries don’t do. But
here we are! [New
Here are some tweets the president was allowed to
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