Today's Trumpery

[Welcome to the monkey house. A daily pastiche of Trumpisms and responses thereto. *RON*]

As parties battle over shutdown, Trump collects blame on Twitter, Reuters

As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests, Reuters

Trump Sets Records for Seating Federal Judges, Naked Capitalism [Federal judges have lifetime tenures]

Breitbart called Davos a collective of ‘leftist elites’ and ‘corporate cronies.’ Then Trump said he was going. Washington Post

Republicans Have Four Easy Ways to #ReleaseTheMemo — and the Evidence for It. Not Doing So Will Prove Them to Be Shameless Frauds. The Intercept

Trump gala at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday night again rents a ballroom from Trump, Washington Post