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What Has Donald Done Now?

A Feeble Attempt at Keeping Track of Everything You Need To Know 

Many People Are Saying...
A Compilation of Endorsements of Our Truly American Candidate, Donald J. Trump

Former Pres. George H. W. Bush says he's voting for Hillary Clinton

Bush, 92, had intended to stay silent on the White House race between Clinton and Donald Trump, a sign in and of itself of his distaste for the GOP nominee. But his preference for the wife of his own successor, President Bill Clinton, nonetheless became known to a wider audience thanks to Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend, the former Maryland lieutenant governor and daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy. NY Daily News

Robert Gates Says Trump's 'Beyond Repair'

September 17, 201 6 ~ Former Defense Secretary said Trump has no clue about the difference between negotiating a business deal and negotiating with sovereign nations.” Gates, who has served both Republican and Democratic presidents, sharply criticized Republican nominee Donald Trump’s ability to lead the United States. “At least on national security, I believe Mr. Trump is beyond repair. He is stubbornly uninformed about the world and how to lead our country and government, and temperamentally unsuited to lead our men and women in uniform. He is unqualified and unfit to be commander-in-chief."

Wall Street Journal

“This man (Trump) does things and says things that I teach my six- and three-year-olds not to say. I could never look them in the eye and tell them that I support someone so crass and insulting and offensive to lead the greatest nation in the world.”

~ Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida), Wall Street Journal
Prominent Republicans Not Endorsing Trump
  • President George H.W. Bush
  • President George W. Bush
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush
  • Jeb Bush, former presidential candidate and former governor of Florida
  • Condoleeza Rice: Former Secretary of State under George W. Bush
  • Mitt Romney: former presidential candidate and former governor of Massachussetts
  • Gov. Rick Snyder (R-MI)
  • Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine)
  • Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL)
  • Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo)
  • Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina)
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
  • Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona)
  • Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada)
  • Rep. Scott Rigell (R-Virginia)
  • Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Florida)
  • Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pennsylvania)
  • Rep. Bob Dold (R-Illinois)
  • Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachussetts
  • Former First Lady Barbara Bush
  • Former Rep. Vin Weber (R-Minnesota)
  • Former Gov. of Montana and former chairman of the Republican National Committee Marc Racicot
  • Conservative commentator and columnist George Will left the Republican Party because of Trump
  • Communications Strategist for 3 GOP Presidential campaigns & Press Sec. to John Boehner Kevin Madden
  • Republican megadonor Paul Singer 
  • Charles and David Koch
  • Buckley warned of a particular type of demagogy practiced by candidates like Trump, with the financial means, “personal or contrived,” to fund their own campaigns. 

    "Look for the obvious narcissist, like Donald Trump. When he looks at a glass, he is mesmerized by its reflection." 

    ~ William F. Buckley in Cigar Aficionado

    William F. Buckley

    The Father Of Modern Conservatism

    (Associated Press 2005)

    "Trump supporters, people who support Donald Trump, are people who should be respected for how they feel. But I worry they don't understand they are being scammed, and they're being scammed by somebody who's really good at it, so it's not like, you know, it's their fault. But I will say it's a scam, what Trump is selling." 

    ~ August 4, 2016, Mika Brzezinski, Morning Joe

    Republicans Who Did Endorse Trump But Changed Their Position
  • Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL)
  • Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-NV)
  • Gov. Larry Hogan (R-MD)
  • Those who traditionally support whoever Republicans put forth as a nominee are being forced to join the other side. Here, another lifelong Republican, Carlos Gutierrez, former Commerce Secretary under George W. Bush, tells Jake Tapper of CNN why he is voting for Hillary Clinton. Two things pushed Gutierrez onto the Blue side of the ledger: Trump's attacks on a sitting U.S. judge, and that time when he pointed to someone in his audience and called him "My African-American." Gutierrez says he has two resumes in front of him, and wants to chose what's best for the country, regardless of party.

    Carlos Gutierrez, Former Commerce Secretary, CNN

    Republicans Now Voting for Clinton
  • Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY)
  • Henry Paulson, Former Treasury Secretary
  • Former Sen. Larry Pressler (R-SD)
  • Former Gov. Arne Carlson (R - MN)
  • Former Rep. Chris Shays (R-Connecticut)
  • Meg Whitman: President and CEO of Hewlett-Packard, GOP donor
  • Maria Comella: Former Communications Director for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
  • Republican Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson 
  • Rep. Connie Morrella (R-Maryland)
  • Sally Bradshaw: Top Adviser to Jeb Bush, political strategist
  • Michael Bloomberg: Former Mayor of NYC, CEO of Bloomberg LP
  • Mark Salter: Former Chief of Staff and speechwriter for Sen. John McCain
  • Lezlee Westine: The former aide to President George Bush
  • John Stubbs and Ricardo Reyes: Former staffers in the George W. Bush administration and founders of pro-Clinton R4C16 PAC
  • Richard Armitage: Former Deputy Sec. of State under Pres. George W. Bush, Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Ronald Reagan
  • Doug Elmets: Former White House spokesman under Reagan
  • Former Sen. Gordon Humphrey (R-New Hampshire)
  • Former Gov. of New Jersey Christine Todd Whitman
  • Brent Scowcroft: National Security Adviser to Presidents Ford and Reagan
  • Jim Cicconi: Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Assistant to President George H.W. Bush
  • Charles Fried: Former U.S. Solicitor General
  • Former GM CEO Dan Akerson
  • Republican megadonor and Former MGM CEO Harry Sloan
  • Frank Lavin: Former Director of Office of Political Affairs under President Reagan
  • Former Gov. William Milliken (R-Michigan)
    Credit: ABC  Jennifer Hansler, Adam Kelsey, Lindsey Jacobson
  • Prominent Republicans weighing in on Trump and Trumpism.

    GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger

    "I'm an American before I'm a Republican" 

    Kinzinger weighs in on the 2016 election. See the evolution of his thought process here. You can watch all 8 interviews he's given on the subject. They'll run right after the other.

    CNN with Wolf Blitzer

    Trump "doesn't appear to be a Republican, he doesn't appear to want to learn about issues," adding, "I'm voting for Clinton."

    ~ Richard Armitage, the retired Navy officer who served as Deputy Sec. of State under G.W. Bush and as Assistant Sec. of Defense under Reagan.

    “In American history, we’ve never had a major presidential candidate who fabricated facts with the regularity of Donald Trump. He just simply makes up things.”

    Douglas Brinkley, History Professor Rice University

    GOP Endorsements

    A number of prominent Republican party donors, and establishment voices, are joining a growing chorus of those on the right who are voting across the aisle, abstaining from voting, or leaving the party rather than vote for GOP nominee Donald Trump. These are the traitors to Trump's cause. Lock Em Up!!

    ABC News

    Jennifer Hansler, Adam Kelsey, Lindsey Jacobson

    Inspiring Artists

    Heck, DJ Trump even inspires art to flourish. YG & fellow L.A. rapper Nipsey Hussle became two of the first artists to channel their fury over Donald Trump's bigotry, releasing this no-holds-barred protest song. Its the second single from Still Brazy, the sophomore follow-up to YG's formative 2014 debutGoing to war with the GOP presidential nominee at the height of the election season came at a cost: When YG and Hussle attempted to stage a peaceful rally for the song's video shoot, the LAPD shut them down (see video).

    Vulture Magazine

    And those artists inspire other artists


    Here's the Macklemore remix of the song by YG and Nipsey Hussle.

    "With the passage of time, I have become increasingly dismayed by Trump's constant stream of cruel comments and his inability to admit error or apologize. But it was his attacks directed at people who could not respond on an equal footing — either because they do not share his power or stature or because professional responsibility precluded them from engaging at such a level — that revealed Mr. Trump as unworthy of being our president."

    ~ August 8, 2016,  Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine Washington Post

    "From a foreign policy perspective, Donald Trump is not qualified to be President and Commander-in-Chief. Indeed, we are convinced that he would be a dangerous President and would put at risk our country's national security and well-being. Most fundamentally, Mr. Trump lacks the character, values and experience to be President. He appears to lack basic knowledge about and belief in the U.S. Constitution, U.S. laws, and U.S. institutions including religious tolerance, freedom of the press, and the independent judiciary."  

    ~ August 8, 2016, 50 Republican National Security Officials New York Times

    WHO ARE THE 50? ... 
    Donald B. Ayer 
    Former Deputy Attorney General 

    John B. Bellinger III 
    Former Legal Adviser to the Dept. of State; former Legal Adviser to the National Security Council, The White House 

    Robert Blackwill 
    Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Planning, The White House 

    Michael Chertoff 
    Former Secretary of Homeland Security; former Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, Department of Justice 

    Eliot A. Cohen 
    Former Counselor of the Department of State 

    Eric Edelman 
    Former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; former National Security Advisor to the Vice President, The White House 

    Gary Edson 
    Former Deputy National Security Advisor, The White House 

    Richard Falkenrath 
    Former Deputy Homeland Security Advisor, The White House 

    Peter Feaver 
    Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning, National Security Council, The White House 

    Richard Fontaine 
    Former Associate Director for Near East Affairs, National Security Council, 
    The White House 

    Jendayi Frazer 
    Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs & former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs 

    Aaron Friedberg 
    Former Deputy National Security Advisor to the Vice President, The White House 

    David Gordon 
    Former Director of Policy Planning, Department of State 

    Michael Green 
    Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Asia, National Security Council, The White House 

    Brian Gunderson 
    Former Chief of Staff, Department of State 

    Paul Haenle Former 
    Director for China and Taiwan, National Security Council, The White House 

    Michael Hayden 
    Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency; former Director, National Security Agency 
    Carla A. Hills 
    Former U.S. Trade Representative 

    John Hillen 
    Former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs 

    William Inboden 
    Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning, National Security Council, The White House 

    Reuben Jeffery III 
    Former Under Secretary of State for Economic Energy and Agricultural Affairs; former Special Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs, National Security Council, The White House

    James Jeffrey 
    Former Deputy National Security Advisor, 
    The White House 

    Ted Kassinger 
    Former Deputy Secretary of Commerce 

    David Kramer 
    Former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor 

    James Langdon 
    Former Chairman, President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, The White House 

    Peter Lichtenbaum 
    Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration 

    Mary Beth Long 
    Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs 

    Clay Lowery 
    Former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs; former Director for International Finance, National Security Council, The White House 

    Robert McCallum 
    Former Associate Attorney General; former Ambassador to Australia 

    Richard Miles 
    Former Director for North America, National Security Council, The White House 

    Andrew Natsios 
    Former Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development 

    John Negroponte 
    Former Director of National Intelligence; former Deputy Secretary of State; former Deputy National Security Advisor 

    Meghan O’Sullivan 
    Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan 

    Dan Price 
    Former Deputy National Security Advisor 
    Tom Ridge 
    Former Secretary of Homeland Security; former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security, The White House; former Governor of Pennsylvania 

    Nicholas Rostow 
    Former Legal Adviser to the National Security Council, The White House 

    Kori Schake 
    Former Director for Defense Strategy, National Security Council, The White House 

    Kristen Silverberg 
    Former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations 

    Stephen Slick 
    Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Intelligence Programs, National Security Council, The White House 

    Shirin R. Tahir-Kheli 
    Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Democracy, Human Rights and International Operations, National Security Council, The White House; former Ambassador and Senior Advisor for Women’s Empowerment, Department of State 

    William H. Taft IV 
    Former Deputy Secretary of Defense; former Ambassador to NATO 

    Larry D. Thompson 
    Former Deputy Attorney General 

    William Tobey 
    Former Deputy Administrator, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy; former Director for CounterProliferation Strategy, National Security Council, 
    The White House 

    John Veroneau 
    Former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative 

    Kenneth Wainstein 
    Former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, The White House; former Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Department of Justice 

    Matthew Waxman 
    Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense; former Director for Contingency Planning and International Justice, National Security Council, The White House 

    Dov Zakheim 
    Former Under Secretary of Defense Roger Zakheim; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense 

    Philip Zelikow 
    Former Counselor of the Department of State 

    Robert Zoellick 
    Former U.S. Trade Representative; former Deputy Secretary of State

    "Millions of people across the country are feeling despondent. Their hours have been cut, wages slashed, jobs even shipped overseas. But Donald Trump doesn’t have a plan to fix that. He has a plan to exploit that. And so, although in every presidential election since 1888, the members and Executive Board of the Harvard Republican Club have gathered to discuss, debate, and eventually endorse the standard-bearer of our party, for the first time in 128 years, we, the oldest College Republicans chapter in the nation, will not be endorsing the Republican nominee.

    Donald Trump holds views that are antithetical to our values not only as Republicans, but as Americans. The rhetoric he espouses –from racist slander to misogynistic taunts– is not consistent with our conservative principles, and his repeated mocking of the disabled and belittling of the sacrifices made by prisoners of war, Gold Star families, and Purple Heart recipients is not only bad politics, but absurdly cruel."

    ~ August 4, 2016, Harvard Republicans Club Medium

    Prominent Republicans weighing in on Trump and Trumpism.

    "I served in the Armed Forces for 32 years. At retirement, I was a four-star joint-theater commander. In my considered judgment, Trump is unqualified to be the president of the United States and fulfill the role of commander in chief of the 2.2 million men and women of the Armed Forces."

    ~ Retired General Barry McCaffrey, Alan.com

    "Hillary Clinton (on the other hand) brings deep expertise in international affairs, and a sophisticated understanding of the world, qualities as essential for the Commander-in-Chief. Her longstanding relationships with a wide array of world leaders, and their sense of her as a strong and reliable counterpart, make her uniquely prepared for the highest office in the land."

    George H. W. Bush's Nat'l Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft

    How did this quote from Politico get in here? 

    Must be some sort of computer error. 

    Somebody get Bill Gates on the line, pronto!!

    Prominent Republicans weighing in on Trump and Trumpism.

    "Mr. Trump’s own statements lead us to conclude that as president, he would use the authority of his office to act in ways that make America less safe, and which would diminish our standing in the world. Furthermore, his expansive view of how presidential power should be wielded against his detractors poses a distinct threat to civil liberty in the United States. Therefore, as committed and loyal Republicans, we are unable to support a Party ticket with Mr. Trump at its head. We commit ourselves to working energetically to prevent the election of someone so utterly unfitted to the office."

    ~ March 2, 2016, 121 National Security Leaders  War On The Rocks

    WHO ARE THE 121?...

    Ken Adelman
    David Adesnik
    Michael Auslin
    Mike Baker
    Christopher Barton
    Kevin W. Billings
    Robert D. Blackwill
    Daniel A. Blumenthal
    Max Boot
    Ellen Bork
    Anna Borshchevskaya
    Joseph A. Bosco
    Michael Chertoff
    Patrick Chovanec
    James Clad
    Eliot A. Cohen
    Gus Coldebella
    Carrie Cordero
    Michael Coulter
    Chester A. Crocker
    Patrick M. Cronin
    Seth Cropsey
    Tom Donnelly
    Daniel Drezner
    Colin Dueck
    Eric Edelman
    Joseph Esposito
    Charles Fairbanks
    Richard A. Falkenrath
    Peter D. Feaver
    Niall Ferguson
    Richard Fontaine
    Aaron Friedberg
    Dan Gabriel
    Greg Garcia
    Jana Chapman Gates
    Jeffrey Gedmin
    Reuel Marc Gerecht
    James K. Glassman
    David Gordon
    Christopher J. Griffin

    Mary R. Habeck
    Paul Haenle
    Melinda Haring
    Robert Hastings
    Rebeccah Heinrichs
    Francis Q. Hoang
    Rachel Hoff
    Jeffrey W. Hornung
    William C. Inboden
    Jamil N. Jaffer
    Ash Jain
    Marc C. Johnson
    Myriah Jordan
    Robert G. Joseph
    Tim Kane
    Kate Kidder
    Robert Kagan
    Rep. Jim Kolbe
    David Kramer
    Stephen Krasner

    Matthew Kroenig
    Frank Lavin
    Philip I. Levy
    Philip Lohaus
    Mary Beth Long
    Peter Mansoor
    John Maurer
    Matthew McCabe
    Bryan McGrath
    Richard G. Miles
    Paul D. Miller
    Charles Morrison
    Michael B. Mukasey
    Scott W. Muller
    Lester Munson
    Andrew S. Natsios
    Michael Noonan

    Tom Nichols
    John  Noonan

    Roger F. Noriega
    Stephen E. Ockenden

    John Osborn

    Robert T. Osterhaler
    Mackubin T. Owens
    Daniel Pipes
    Everett Pyatt
    Martha T. Rainville
    Stephen Rodriguez
    Marc A. Ross
    Nicholas Rostow
    Michael Rubin
    Daniel F. Runde
    Benjamin Runkle
    Richard L. Russell
    Andrew Sagor
    Kori Schake
    Randy Scheunemann
    Gary J. Schmitt
    Gabriel Schoenfeld
    Russell Seitz
    Kalev I. Sepp
    Vance Serchuk
    David R. Shedd
    Gary Shiffman
    Kristen Silverberg
    Michael Singh
    Ray Takeyh
    Jeremy Teigen
    William H. Tobey
    Frances F. Townsend
    Jan Van Tol
    Daniel Vajdich
    Ruth Wedgwood
    Albert Wolf
    Julie Wood
    Dov S. Zakheim
    Roger Zakheim
    Sam Zega
    Philip Zelikow
    Robert B. Zoellick
    Laurence Zuriff

    “Trump does not embody the values that have made me a lifelong Republican. He is unprepared and temperamentally unfit to be our President. Most of my Republican friends feel the same way. As a businessman, a father, and a conservative it is clear to me that Hillary Clinton is the right choice in this election.”

    ~  Former MGM CEO Harry Sloan

    A staple of GOP fundraising, Sloan served on national finance committees for McCain & Romney.

    Macy's Dumps Trump. "Macy's is a company that stands for diversity and inclusion," the company said in a statement, adding, "We welcome all customers, and respect for the dignity of all people is a cornerstone of our culture. We are disappointed and distressed by recent remarks about immigrants from Mexico." Macy's chain of stores ended its
    11-year partnership with Trump, in response to uproar from Hispanic consumers who were upset with the businessman's disparaging remarks about Latinos."

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