- Spicer made a mockery of himself today, claiming that even Hitler wasn't as bad as Assad, because he only sent Jews to "Holocaust centers". He has been rightly pilloried.
- The Government Accountability Office is looking into Trump's transition into power. Good. About time somebody looked into his conflicts of interest.
- On the administration's Russian collusion front, Carter Page had a FISA warrant taken out against him to monitor his communications. No word of anything of interest from it yet, however.
- The Kansas special election for the House seat made vacant by Pompeo's appointment to head the CIA is being counted now. It's going to be really close, which is impressive for deep red Kansas. Here are the NY Times live updates. As I push this out, some organizations are calling the race for the Republicans. Update: This now looks like a lock for the Republican candidate, taking the seat by about 5%. Final analysis.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Day 82: Kansas Special Election
The war of words over Syria and North Korea continued apace today. None of it was comforting.