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Several DC Insiders Begin to Call Trump “Dictator”, and “Authoritarian”

Should the shutdown last much longer, all Hell could break loose on the President’s doorstep.

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The current state of affairs in Washington DC has been weighing on the minds of some of the beltway’s most outspoken voices, and the people who are represented by them.

Where the President once seemed to be backed by his base unwaveringly, cracks are beginning to show.  We The People are no longer seeing the upside to this uncompromising charade being played by both sides, and have turned angry.

Protests are rocking Washington as we speak, with furloughed federal workers descending upon the White House to voice their complaints.

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Now, in language that could certainly stoke these rabble rousers, several Washington regulars are going even further, disparaging Donald Trump and warning of tyranny on the horizon.

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Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan said President Donald Trump lacked the “gene of empathy.”

He went on to reference the government shutdown and say that it did not bother him.

Brennan said, “I think Donald Trump has been reaching into the authoritarian’s toolbox for quite some time in terms of delegitimizing the press, undermining the institutions of government, trying to corrupt and control the institutions of law enforcement and intelligence. So his opting for this right now I think is just very typical of him. And he’s again fabricating—that leads to real crises, crisis of confidence in the government, crisis of confidence among federal workers. The fact 40 percent of the federal civil workforce is now furloughed, some of them working without pay, but many are not working at all. And how much lost productivity is there? And all of those contracts and other people.”

Brennan wasn’t the only one, either.

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) said Republicans have used government shutdowns to get their way and “That’s not democracy. That’s dictatorship.”

Hoyer said, “[T]he real problem here is, the president is using what Republicans have done before. They did it for the Affordable Care Act. They did it under Bill Clinton when he refused to cut education as much as they wanted to. They’ve used shutting down government, taking government employees hostage, and taking people who rely on government on a daily basis hostage to get their way. That’s not democracy. That’s dictatorship.”

With nearly one million Americans being asked to work without pay, all of whom missed a paycheck yesterday, time is of the essence in Washington DC.  Should the shutdown last much longer, all Hell could break loose on the President’s doorstep.

 

 

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