President Donald Trump is a consistent creature in a lot of respects, especially when it comes to helping Russia and hurting the US. For years, Trump has engaged in behavior that makes Russian President Vladimir Putin's job of sowing discord, spreading disinformation and undermining our democracy a lot easier -- especially when Trump thinks it might benefit him. Trump has also signaled that he's open to receiving dirt on a political rival from a foreign country. What's more, no other President has a friends-and-family list so littered with people with connections to Russia. [Source]
On a day when the US recorded the highest single day of new coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, President Donald Trump looked to distract from the virus' deadly toll by seizing on Joe Biden's comment in Thursday night's debate that America should shift its reliance on oil toward greater renewable energy use.
In Mar-a-Lago's disco-lit main ballroom, he watched as a large crowd serenaded his son's girlfriend while sparklers flared. On the stone dining patio, he hosted the Brazilian President for talks as diners sat at tables nearby, crammed together like normal. Eager to appear like everything was fine, he shook hands and spoke at close range with members and guests, which that weekend included a roster of congressmen, Fox News personalities and family members.