Ethics Concerns Raised as Trump Uses White House as Convention Prop : Birmingham Star


WHITE HOUSE – The use of the White House by President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump for events related to this week’s Republican National Convention are legal, according to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel.

Source: Ethics Concerns Raised as Trump Uses White House as Convention Prop : Birmingham Star

George Harrison estate bashed Trump for using Beatles song at RNC – Business Insider


George Harrison’s estate condemned Donald Trump’s use of “Here Comes The Sun,” calling it “offensive” and “against the wishes of the George Harrison estate.”

Source: George Harrison estate bashed Trump for using Beatles song at RNC – Business Insider

Not that RNC. Canadian police field angry, admiring Trump tweets | Reuters


RNC confusion, Tweeters sent Tweets to the wrong RNC, to a Canadian provincial police service instead of the Republican National Convention because the police force came higher in the Tweeter search than the convention.

More areas of confusion caused by Trump, but do not worry for it will only get worse.  Trump is Trouble with a capital T for not only America but the World.

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For all the fervor the Republican National Convention has generated on Twitter this week, some users have directed their anger and admiration of the events in Cleveland toward a very different organization – a provincial police service on the east coast of Canada.

Source: Not that RNC. Canadian police field angry, admiring Trump tweets | Reuters

The ghouls have won: The first night of Donald Trump’s RNC was a political death cult – Salon.com


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Source: The ghouls have won: The first night of Donald Trump’s RNC was a political death cult – Salon.com

Trump has only 37% of the GOP vote to date


Phil Ebersole's Blog

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump Campaign Rally in Vandalia, OhioDonald Trump has warned of riots if the Republican national convention denies him the nomination.  And he has called upon supporters to converge on Cleveland July 18-21 to engage in non-violent protest if that happens.

But Trump to date has won only 37 percent of the Republican vote.  In what universe is 37 percent a majority?

Although he has won only 37 percent of the vote, he has 45 percent of the pledged delegates to date.  On what basis does he claim the system is rigged against him?

If a candidate lacks a majority of pledged delegates and also a majority of the popular vote, and the other delegates absolutely do not want him, on what theory are they obligated to vote for him anyway?

The purpose of a nominating convention is to nominate a candidate.  Why would Republicans in 2016 abdicate that responsibility?

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