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Steve Russell: Donald Trump fails to live up to his many promises






Women march against President Donald Trump on January 21, 2017, in New York City. Photo: ResistFromDay1

Remember when Republican President Donald Trump said he was going to release his tax returns? Or when he was going to prove his immigrant wife did not work illegally in the United States? Steve Russell, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, isn't surprised that most Americans forgot about his many unkept promises:
President Trump has profited greatly from an electorate with the attention span of so many fruit flies.

Before the election, and with much fanfare, President Trump sent “his people” to investigate Barack Obama’s long form birth certificate. Later, he announced they were working hard in Hawaii and we “won’t believe it” when we see their report.

We are still waiting.

In August of last year, candidate Trump was responding to allegations that his wife, Melania, worked in the U.S. in 1995 when her visa status did not allow her to work. I don’t blame him for being a little hacked off when the issue came up because of a nude photo shoot from 1995.

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