Trump’s Lawyers Are Researching Impeachment Right Now, And 15 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately

From blabbing secrets to the Russians, to believing Flynn can return to the White House, here’s everything Trump did this week.

Trump’s Lawyers Are Researching Impeachment Right Now, And 15 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately Trump and Erdogan at the White House May 16.   Alex Wong / Staff / Getty
1. Came under fire for disclosing classified information from Israel regarding ISIS in his meeting with the Russians.

"President Trump boasted about highly classified intelligence in a meeting with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador last week, providing details that could expose the source of the information and the manner in which it was collected, a current and a former American government official said Monday," The New York Times reported. "The intelligence disclosed by Mr. Trump in a meeting with Sergey V. Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, and Sergey I. Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the United States, was about an Islamic State plot, according to the officials."

lol.

2. ...Information that he apparently did not know came from Israel.
3. And in that same meeting, bragged about the "relief" firing Comey — who he referred to as a "nut job" — brought him.
4. Faced harsh criticism for asking Comey to end his investigation into Mike Flynn.

"The documentation of Mr. Trump’s request is the clearest evidence that the president has tried to directly influence the Justice Department and F.B.I. investigation into links between Mr. Trump’s associates and Russia. Late Tuesday, Representative Jason Chaffetz, the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, demanded that the F.B.I. turn over all 'memoranda, notes, summaries and recordings' of discussions between Mr. Trump and Mr. Comey," the Times reported.

5. And for telling him he should jail reporters.
6. Met with Turkish authoritarian and journalist persecutor Erdogan at the White House.
7. Gave a commencement speech at the Coast Guard that was all about him.
8. Failed to acknowledge that his Toronto hotel was bailed out by a Russian state-run bank.
9. Announced he'll give a speech on Islam and terrorism in Saudi Arabia.
10. Said he's the most unfairly treated politician of all time.
11. Tweeted, "this is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!"
12. Appointed worst sheriff ever David Clarke to the Department of Homeland Security.
13. Got really nervous about going to the Middle East.
14. Told his aides he wants Flynn back in the White House.
15. Considered Joe Leiberman for FBI Director.
16. Found out that his lawyers are googling "impeachment."
Bonus: Trump truly believes bodies are like batteries and exercising is bad.
May 19, 2017
Trump’s Lawyers Are Researching Impeachment Right Now, And 15 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately