Robert Reich Mocks Trump's Rosy Assessment of His Early Presidency

News & Politics

Former labor secretary Robert Reich has a few bones to pick with Donald Trump's claim that he's "had one of the most successful 13 weeks in the history of the presidency."

Reich countered Trump's sunny outlook in a Facebook post Thursday night, writing, "First of all, it's been a disaster."

He continued:

"His repeal of Obamacare went nowhere. His entire legislative has been stalled. His Muslim ban is held up in the courts. His possible collusion with Russia over the 2016 election is preoccupying Congress and the White House. He had to fire his national security advisor. His Attorney General had to recuse himself from the investigation. His White House is in chaos. And his non-stop lies have brought his favorability rating to the lowest of any president in history at this point in office."

Perhaps most befuddling, Reich argued, is that Trump has been in office for 11 weeks, not 13. Although in the president's defense, it's been a long 11 weeks for much of America, too.

See Reich's Facebook post:

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