Sunday, July 16, 2017

Trump Knows "Trumpcare" Wont Pass.... and Doesn't Care

      An insider in the Trump White House believes the current version of the Trumpcare bill wont
make it through congress. Behind closed door meetings, many of Trumps closest advised have
expressed concern that the Bill does not have enough support to pass. Several Republicans
such as Senator Dean Heller of Nevada are planning to vote against the bill.
      In response several of Trumps top advisers have formed a group known as "America First Policies", which plans to begin launching over a million dollars of digital and television ads this weekend. This team came together immediately after senator Heller declared he would opposed the "Obamacare  Repeal Bill". Other Republicans have mentioned behind closed door meetings that they would most likely do the same in several states where they have vulnerable constituencies.
     As one of the core issues behind the Trump campaign, this Bill will be the biggest challenge
faced by his team so far. They have thrown several million into the America First and claim
they will throw as much money at the problem as needed. If Trump is to fulfill the promise
of his career he will need to get by this nearly surpassable wall.
    When asked about his position, a staffer for Heller stated that he would "never support the
Bill and has enough people on his side to defeat it". Only time will tell if the Bill is
able to get through, but at the moment it appears to have reached a permanent stall.

Trump v ISIS v Iran

   The last 3000 or so members of ISIS have been pinned down in Raqqa where the civilian casualty count has exploded. Policies put in place by Trump have put weapons into the hands of fighters determined to take down the Assad regime and ISIS in one fell swoop.
   However, Iran this week made its first real move by firing several ballistic missiles Sunday night against several ISIS positions. Iran sees ISIS and the rebels as extremist funded by their enemy Saudi Arabia. 
   The real challenge for Trump will be keeping the line of communication open with the Russians who are assisting Assad against the rebels and ISIS. This week a U.S. jet shot down a Syrian aircraft attempting to attack a rebel camp.
   According to a local source on the ground most of the rebels are celebrating Trump. One of them even gladly showed off an American made Stinger missile, capable of shooting down an aircraft. Some American allies however are worried these weapons may fall into the hands of terrorist.
   Trump made a joint statement this weekend with Tayyip Erdogan, the President of Turkey. After expressing solidarity in the fight against ISIS, several members of the Turkish government came out against the idea of supplying weapons to the "rebels". Some Turks on the ground even state they have seen American weapons in ISIS hands. 
   For now the "rebels" just have to point a laser pointer like device at a site and a drone will launch a hellfire missle to take out enemy positions. Thousands of such missiles have been fired in the fight, and Raqqa looks of crumbling concrete.
   For Trump the next test will be to finish this battle and hopefully not hand over too many weapons to our enemies. As the final battles lie ahead, Trump has moved a truck mounted missle system into Syria. A source close to trump stated that he is planning to "end this crisis whatever way possible", possibly meaning firing upon Assad. Only time will tell in the coming weeks as this game of Risk moves ahead and all eyes are upon the Toupee president.