President Trump was great EXCEPT for this short list of things…

Donald Trump speaking with supporters by Gage Skidmore

Borrowed from @EthicalAmerican:

I owe my Trump-supporting friends an apology. I’ve been critical of the Trump presidency these last four years and am still exhausted from the experience. But to be fair President Trump wasn’t that bad

other than….

– when he incited an insurrection against the government
– mismanaged a pandemic that killed nearly half a million Americans
– separated children from their families
– lost those children in the bureaucracy
– tear-gassed peaceful protesters on Lafayette Square so he could hold a photo op holding a Bible in front of a church
– tried to block all Muslims from entering the country
– got impeached
– got impeached again
– had the worst jobs record of any president in modern history
– pressured Ukraine to dig dirt on Joe Biden
– fired the FBI director for investigating his ties to Russia
– bragged about firing the FBI director on TV
– took Vladimir Putin’s word over the US intelligence community
– diverted military funding to build his wall
– caused the longest government shutdown in US history
– called Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hate”
– lied nearly 30,000 times
– banned transgender people from serving in the military
– ejected reporters from the White House briefing room who asked tough questions
– vetoed the defense funding bill because it renamed military bases named for Confederate soldiers
– refused to release his tax returns
– increased the national debt by nearly $8 trillion
– had three of the highest annual trade deficits in U.S. history
– called veterans and soldiers who died in combat losers and suckers
– coddled the leader of Saudi Arabia after he ordered the execution and dismembering of a US-based journalist
– refused to concede the 2020 election
– hired his unqualified daughter and son-in-law to work in the White House
– walked out of an interview with Lesley Stahl
– called neo-Nazis “very fine people”
– suggested that people should inject bleach into their bodies to fight COVID
– abandoned our allies the Kurds to Turkey
– pushed through massive tax cuts for the wealthiest but balked at helping working Americans
– incited anti-lockdown protestors in several states at the height of the pandemic
– withdrew the US from the Paris climate accords
– withdrew the US from the Iranian nuclear deal
– withdrew the US from the Trans Pacific Partnership which was designed to block China’s advances
– insulted his own Cabinet members on Twitter
– pushed the leader of Montenegro out of the way during a photo op
– failed to reiterate US commitment to defending NATO allies
– called Haiti and African nations “shithole” countries
– called the city of Baltimore the “worst in the nation,”
– claimed that he single handedly brought back the phrase “Merry Christmas” even though it hadn’t gone anywhere
– forced his Cabinet members to praise him publicly like some cult leader
– believed he should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
– berated and belittled his hand-picked Attorney General when he recused himself from the Russia probe
– suggested the US should buy Greenland
– colluded with Mitch McConnell to push through federal judges and two Supreme Court justices after supporting efforts to prevent his predecessor from appointing judges
– repeatedly called the media “enemies of the people,”
– claimed that if we tested fewer people for COVID we’d have fewer cases
– violated the emoluments clause
– thought that Nambia was a country
– told Bob Woodward in private that the coronavirus was a big deal but then downplayed it in public
– called his exceedingly faithful vice president a “pussy” for following the Constitution
– nearly got us into a war with Iran after threatening them by tweet
– nominated a corrupt head the EPA
– nominated a corrupt head of HHS
– nominated a corrupt head of the Interior Department
– nominated a corrupt head of the USDA
– praised dictators and authoritarians around the world while criticizing allies
– refused to allow the presidential transition to begin
– insulted war hero John McCain – even after his death
– spent an obscene amount of time playing golf after criticizing Barack Obama for playing (far less) golf while president
– falsely claimed that he won the 2016 popular vote
– called the Muslim mayor of London a “stone cold loser,”
– falsely claimed that he turned down being Time’s Man of the Year
– considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller on several occasions
– mocked wearing face masks to guard against transmitting COVID
– locked Congress out of its constitutional duty to confirm Cabinet officials by hiring acting ones
– used a racist dog whistle by calling COVID the “China virus,”
– hired and associated with numerous shady figures that were eventually convicted of federal offenses including his campaign manager and national security adviser
– pardoned several of his shady associates
– gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to two congressman who amplified his batshit crazy conspiracy theories
– claimed Andrew Jackson could’ve stopped the Civil War even though he died 16 years before it happened
– said that any opinion poll showing him behind was fake
– claimed that other countries laughed at us before he became president when several world leaders were literally laughing at him
– claimed that the military was out of ammunition before he became President
– created a commission to whitewash American history
– retweeted anti-Islam videos from one of the most racist people in Britain
– claimed ludicrously that the Pulse nightclub shooting wouldn’t have happened if someone there had a gun even though there was an armed security guard there
– hired a senior staffer who cited the non-existent Bowling Green Massacre as a reason to ban Muslims
– had a press secretary who claimed that Nazi Germany never used chemical weapons even though every sane human being knows they used gas to kill millions of Jews and others
– bilked the Secret Service for higher than market rates when they had to stay at Trump properties
– apparently sold pardons on his way out of the White House
– stripped protective status from 59,000 Haitians
– falsely claimed Biden wanted to defund the police
– said that the head of the CDC didn’t know what he was talking about
– tried to rescind protection from DREAMers
– gave himself an A+ for his handling of the pandemic
– tried to start a boycott of Goodyear tires due to an Internet hoax
– said U.S. rates of COVID would be lower if you didn’t count blue states
– deported U.S. veterans who served their country but were undocumented
– claimed he did more for African Americans than any president since Lincoln
– touted a “super-duper” secret “hydrosonic” missile which may or may not be a new “hypersonic” missile or may not exist at all
– retweeted a gif calling Biden a pedophile
– forced through security clearances for his family
– suggested that police officers should rough up suspects
– suggested that Biden was on performance-enhancing drugs
– tried to stop transgender students from being able to use school bathrooms in line with their gender
– suggested the US not accept COVID patients from a cruise ship because it would make US numbers look higher
– nominated a climate change sceptic to chair the committee advising the White House on environmental policy
– retweeted a video doctored to look like Biden had played a song called “Fuck tha Police” at a campaign event
– accused Democrats of “treason” for not applauding his State of the Union address
– claimed that the FBI failed to capture the Parkland school shooter because they were “spending too much time” on Russia
– mocked the testimony of Dr Christine Blasey Ford when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault
– obsessed over low-flow toilets
– ordered the rerelease of more COVID vaccines when there weren’t any to release
– called for the construction of a bizarre garden of heroes with statutes of famous dead Americans as well as at least one Canadian (Alex Trebek)
– hijacked Washington’s July 4th celebrations to give a partisan speech
– took advice from the MyPillow guy
– claimed that migrants seeking a better life in the US were dangerous caravans of drug dealers and rapists
– said nothing when Vladimir Putin poisoned a leading opposition
– never seemed to heed the advice of his wife’s “Be Best” campaign
– falsely claimed that mail-in voting is fraudulent
– announced a precipitous withdrawal of troops from Syria which not only handed Russia and ISIS a win but also prompted his defense secretary to resign in protest
– insulted the leader of Canada
– insulted the leader of France
– insulted the leader of Britain
– insulted the leader of Germany
– insulted the leader of Sweden (Sweden!!)
– falsely claimed credit for getting NATO members to increase their share of dues
– blew off two Asia summits even though they were held virtually
– continued lying about spending lots of time at Ground Zero with 9/11 responders
– said that the Japanese would sit back and watch their “Sony televisions” if the US were ever attacked
left a NATO summit early in a huff
– stared directly into an eclipse even though everyone over the age of 5 knows not to do that
– called himself a very stable genius
– refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power and kept his promise

……and a whole bunch of other things I can’t remember at the moment.

But other than that. . .

Please share. This is how history books will read
because these are PROVABLE FACTS!

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