President Trump’s summer getaway: Don’t call it a vacation

He has to lie about everything even when it’s obvious it’s a lie:

President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don’t call it “vacation.”

Trump, who is loath to admit to sleeping — let alone taking time off — has spent his week away mixing downtime and golf rounds with meetings and dinners, intent on projecting the image that he’s been hard at work.

Ensconced at his private club, he’s surrounded by a clutch of unofficial Bedminster advisers, who have unusual levels of access to a president with the propensity for mixing business with leisure.

Not that it was his idea to leave Washington anyway, he contends.

Conservative magazine: ‘Republicans will regret’ supporting Trump in the face of a ‘cascade’ of Russia lies

Eventually most Republicans will realize that they were duped. But by then it will be too late to save the GOP because will have become the party of treason:

In a scathing column, the editorial board of the conservative Weekly Standardmagazine unleashed criticism not just for Donald Trump‘s continued lies about the infamous Trump Tower meeting, but also against Republicans who insistently support him.

The editorial refers to the Trump camp’s ever-changing story on the Trump Tower meeting that took place June 2016 between the president’s son, son-in-law, campaign manager and a Russia lawyer escorting an envoy of her countrymen.

Charlottesville one year on: Protests to target White House

We will not give in to violence on the right:

All eyes are on Washington this weekend with white supremacists and anti-fascists organising protests to mark the one-year anniversary of their deadly confrontation at a rally in Charlottesville.

Authorities have raised security at a park outside the White House to try to keep the two groups separate and avoid a repeat of the violent clashes between them a year ago.