Trump Trademarked His Escort Service In China This Week, And 13 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately

From accusing Obama of wiretapping him, to holding bowling meetings about healthcare, here’s everything Trump did this week.

March 10, 2017
Trump Trademarked His Escort Service In China This Week, And 13 Other Facts You Need To Know Immediately Trump meeting with House of Representatives committee leaders about the American Health Care Act in the Roosevelt Room at the White House March 10, 2017, while the Native Nations Rise protest raged outside.   Chip Somodevilla / Getty
1. Accused Obama of wiretapping him during the 2016 campaign.

With no evidence, obviously. Also, any POTUS doesn't have authority to order wiretaps.

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2. Had a really rough, rage-filled weekend. Poor guy!

The Washington Post reported, "When Trump ran into Christopher Ruddy on the golf course and later at dinner Saturday, he vented to his friend. “This will be investigated,” Ruddy recalled Trump telling him. 'It will all come out. I will be proven right.'

"'He was pissed,' said Ruddy, the chief executive of Newsmax, a conservative media company. 'I haven’t seen him this angry.'"

3. Signed a new Muslim ban executive order.

It's a 90-day ban on new visas being issued to people from six of of the countries included in the first ban (Iraq is not exempt from the otder) and will suspend the U.S. refugee program for all countries for 120 days.

4. Graciously offered to continue federal funding for Planned Parenthood, but only if they stop "doing abortions."

Ahem: Once again, abortions are not federally funded.

5. Tweeted another boldfaced lie: "122 vicious prisoners, released by the Obama Administration from Gitmo, have returned to the battlefield."

Actually, it was George W. Bush who released those prisoners. Wrong again!

6. Trademarked his escort service, among 37 other businesses, in China.
7. Claimed he has "tremendous respect for women and the many roles they serve."
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8. Held lunches and a bowling soiree as pseudo marketing for the ACA replacement.

There have been "evening dinners and sumptuous lunches — even a White House bowling soiree," the New York Times reported.

9. Tried to reassure us that Trumpcare "is coming along great."

Hmm... the American Medical Association thinks otherwise. Also, Trump reportedly does not want his name on the bill. Too bad!

10. His team reportedly was told that Flynn could need to register as a foreign agent.

But Spicer claims Trump never knew Flynn was lobbying for foreign governments.

11. Invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House.
12. Approved 40 airstrikes on al-Qaeda targets in Yemen over a five-day period.

"The weeklong blitz in Yemen eclipsed the annual bombing total for any year during Obama’s presidency," Foreign Policy reported. "Under the previous administration, approval for strikes came only after slow-moving policy discussions, with senior officials required to sign off on any action. The Trump administration has proven much quicker at green-lighting attacks."

This comes after the botched Navy SEAL mission in Yemen, which Trump claims was "very successful." It was actually a bloodbath for civilians, The Intercept reported.

13. While his offspring's businesses boom.

Eric Trump spoke to The New York Times on Thursday: "'The stars have all aligned,' Eric Trump, who as executive vice president of the Trump Organization oversees all its golf properties, said on Thursday morning, while sipping an iced tea at the restaurant inside the Trump International Hotel before appearing at a promotional event for the Memorial Day tournament. 'I think our brand is the hottest it has ever been.'"

14. Is very much enjoying being shut up in the White House.

"He has long been a creature of comfort, eschewing some of New York's glitzy balls and galas to instead stay at home, watch TV and dine in his apartment, while watching sports and calling friends. After winning the presidency, he largely stayed in his apartment or at Mar-a-Lago, venturing out once in New York to the 21 Club for dinner. He is happy to not go outside," Politico reported.

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