Over the past three months, Donald Trump has suggested, among other things, that Adam Schiff be "arrested for treason", that whistle-blower protections be cast aside and that "spies" within his administration should be executed like "in the old days".
And that's just what he's said in public, in front of people with working eyes and ears. One can only imagine what the president says behind closed doors, although given this White House's reputation for leaking like a sieve, it's possible most of what there is to know has found its way to the press.
For instance, on Tuesday afternoon, the New York Times said Trump has repeatedly suggested he'd like to fire intelligence community inspector general Michael Atkinson.
You remember Mike, right? Atkinson was the man who originally deemed the whistle-blower complaint an “urgent concern” and ultimately reported it to Congress, after forwarding it to acting DNI Joseph Maguire, who waited longer than he should have under the law to transmit it to Capitol Hill.
As you can imagine, that decision isn't something Trump is particularly pleased with in retrospect seeing as how it's a big reason why he's almost guaranteed to be impeached (i
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