1. “Lets get rid of the [expletive] judges.”
After his initial travel ban against several Muslim-majority countries was repeatedly struck down in federal court, causing widespread chaos at airports across the country, Trump appeared ready to foment a Constitutional crisis mere weeks into his presidency. Lashing out, he urged White House counsel to draft a bill that would summarily strip down the ranks of judiciary.
“Can we just get rid of the judges? Let’s get rid of the [expletive] judges,” the president suggested to his aides, according to the Post‘s copy. “There shouldn’t be any at all, really.”