Trump has also bargained away the future by back-tracking on the environment. He pulled us out of the Paris Climate Treaty. His reasoning? Trump said he wanted to negotiate a new “fair” deal that would not disadvantage US businesses and workers.
President Trump accused climate change scientists of having a “political agenda”, telling Fox News he was unconvinced that humans were responsible for the earth’s rising temperatures.
During his election campaign in 2016, Mr Trump said climate change was “a hoax”. However he has since rowed back on that statement saying in a recent interview: “I don’t think it’s a hoax, I think there’s probably a difference.”
Remember this promise: “I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me,” Trump said. “I’ll build a great, great wall on our southern border, and I’ll have Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.”
“Trump isn’t the first wannabe dictator who accused the press of being fake news and the enemy of the people. Hitler called the press Lügenpresse, which is German for fake news.”
Trump has made it very clear that he doesn’t stand for freedom of the press. As a presidential candidate, he told supporters he would “open up our libel laws” to sue journalists. “We’re going to have people sue you like you’ve never got sued before,” he promised.
Threatened to cancel the broadcast licenses of media companies that offer negative coverage of him.
Accused the media of lying about his “very nice” conversation with the Australian prime minister. Ultimately, a leaked transcript of the call showed it was Trump who was lying.
Called for a federal investigation into “Saturday Night Live” after watching a rerun of an episode parodying him.
And you wonder why so many journalists have a negative view of President Trump?
There are those famous times and words Trump followers ignore: ‘I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn’t lose any voters, OK? It’s, like, incredible.’ “’You do know you just attacked a Gold Star family?’ one adviser warned Trump Trump didn’t know what a Gold Star family was: ‘What’s that?’ he asked.” —as reported by New York Magazine “[Vladimir Putin] is not going into Ukraine, OK, just so you understand. He’s not gonna go into Ukraine, all right? You