Trumpism 🐘 Newsbites

'Is this a joke?' North Carolina voters are being mailed absentee ballot request forms with Trump's face on them
  • Voters in North Carolina sent mail-in ballot request forms that feature President Trump's face on them, with the words "ARE YOU GOING TO LET THE DEMOCRATS SILENCE YOU?"
  • The mailout by the North Carolina Republican Party asks for "immediate action" to "ensure your right to securely vote Absentee."
  • "The irony is very thick and definitely not lost on me," one voter who received the brochure told CNN.
  • Trump has previously also said that using mail-in voting is less secure than absentee voting, even though the two terms refer to the same method of using the mail to deliver ballots.

All the top Republicans who say they won't vote for Trump in 2020
  • Vermont Gov. Phil Scott
  • Former Defense Secretary and Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel
  • Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich
  • Former Secretary of State Colin Powell
  • Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman
  • Former New York Rep. Susan Molinari
  • Former Pennsylvania Rep. Charlie Dent
  • Former National Security Adviser John Bolton
  • Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah
  • Former President George W. Bush
  • Former Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona

Trump's sister assailed him for 'lying,' 'phoniness,' 'cruelty,' and having 'no principles,' secretly recorded audio reveals
  • President Donald Trump's sister slammed her brother for "lying," "cruelty," and more in a series of conversations with her niece, Mary Trump, that were secretly recorded.
  • Mary Trump gave the audio recordings and transcripts to The Washington Post, which published them Saturday evening.
  • "The change of stories. The lack of preparation. The lying. Holy s---. But he's appealing to the base. What they're doing to the kids at the border, I mean," Barry told Mary Trump in one taped conversation in 2018.
  • Barry, who retired from her role as a federal judge last year, has never spoken negatively about her brother in public.
  • "Every day it's something else, who cares. I miss my brother, and I'll continue to work hard for the American people. Not everyone agrees, but the results are obvious. Our country will soon be stronger than ever before," President Donald Trump said in a statement sent to Business Insider.

Trumpism
or Trump-ism

Trumpism refers to the nontraditional political philosophy and approach espoused by US President Donald Trump and his supporters. The term Trumpism can also be used to directly refer to an outrageous or idiosyncratic statement made by Donald Trump.

Trumpisms are Bushisms on steroids.