The Political Insider’s Top 8 Stories From 2017 Involving President Trump
There’s certainly a hell of a lot that took place over this past year involving President Trump. So much so, that it’d be easy to forget everything that happened in 2017.
That’s where we come into play, creating this handy list of the top 10 stories about the President from this past year.
So without further delay, here are those top stories from 2017 …
Liberals Furious That Trump Broke Tradition While Boarding Air Force One
Things got off to a contentious start with the new President, when he boarded Air Force One and neglected to wave to the media – a tradition that went back many decades.
Pres Trump boards Air Force One, but doesn’t turn around to wave – as presidents have done for decades. pic.twitter.com/pUOPtB0V0w
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) January 26, 2017
Ranking Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment Against President Trump
In what was certainly the first of what will be many attempts, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) made a shocking announcement to appease his liberal party – He introduced articles of impeachment in response to the President’s reaction to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Set Out to See Hurricane Damage in Texas
This story went viral not because the President and First Lady were going to check out hurricane damage, but rather because Melania Trump dared to wear high-heeled shoes on the journey.
from @FLOTUS comms dir: “It’s sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas, and people are worried about her shoes.”
— Kate Bennett (@KateBennett_DC) August 29, 2017
Former GOP Sen. Calls Trump ‘Seriously Sick,’ Asks Dems To Remove Him From Office
Ah, one of the earlier examples of anti-Trumpers trying to use the ‘mental health’ excuse to get the President removed from the White House.
This call, however, came from Gordon Humphrey, a former Republican Senator from New Hampshire.
— John DiStaso (@jdistaso) August 9, 2017
Texas Radio Station Bans Madonna Over ‘Un-American Sentiments’
After Madonna made terroristic threats about blowing up the White House at the “Women’s March” in Washington, D.C., a radio station in Texas banned her from adorning their airwaves, citing her ‘un-American sentiments.’
“Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House,” she screeched at the event.
NFL Sunday Night Football Ratings Down After National Anthem Protests
It was a sign of things to come for the NFL. Just a few weeks into their new season, ESPN’s Sunday Night Football game took a big hit in the ratings.
NFL is to blame fo their ratings. Nice try though to pin someone else’s fault on the @POTUS, after all he’s to blame for everything, right?
— Byron_Shultz (@Byron_Shultz) September 25, 2017
John McCain, Suffering With Cancer, Plans to Return to the Senate Next Week
McCain is as polarizing a politician as they come, but his return to the Senate after a brain cancer diagnosis had everybody cheering.
Congressional Democrats Attempt Challenge to Trump’s Electoral College Win
It was one of the earliest indications that Democrats, no matter what might come along to prove them otherwise, were never going to accept the legitimacy of the election.
Leading Democrat lawmakers in Congress were considering a move to challenge Trump’s entire victory when Congress meets in joint session to certify the results.
So there you have it, a list that widely covers the news involving President Trump from this past year. A solid reminder of the ups and downs of a new administration.
What stories do you remember about Trump from 2017? Share your thoughts below!