Donald Trump timeline and event explainer

October 1, 2017 – ongoing

Donald Trump’s presidency (and life story) is the outcome of his character doing its thing in an environmental setting that’s specified by his birthchart and timed by major progressed aspects.

November 2017

November 21: Trump defends Roy Moore despite sexual misconduct (Mars) allegations. Progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto.

November 20: Donald Trump announces the designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism (Pluto). Progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto.

November 18: Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), tells an audience at the Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an ‘illegal’ launch of nuclear weapons (Pluto). Progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto.

November 17: Trump begins paying his own legal bills (house 2) related to the Russia investigation and will no longer use political donations to his re-election campaign or the Republican Party to cover the costs. Progressed Venus is conjunction birthchart Jupiter.

Trump reverses a ban he imposed (November 16) on the importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport (Mars and house 12) on hold until he can ‘review all conservation facts’. Progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto in house 12.

November 16: Trump returns from his Asia trip to a White House in turmoil.

November 9: Trump adopts a charm offensive (Venus) in China and hides his belligerent and combative personality. Progressed Venus was conjunction birthchart Jupiter.

November 8: Democrats blow Republicans out of the water in special elections delivering a blow to Trump and Trumpism. Progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus activating the progressed Uranus-birthchart Moon opposition.

November 7: Trump didn’t receive an invitation (Venus) to the Paris climate change summit (Saturn) in December 2017. Venus is conjunction Saturn in his birthchart and progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn.

Trump gives North Korea a blunt warning (Pluto) – ‘Do not try us.’ Progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto.

November 3: Trump leaves on an 11 day overseas trip (house 9) to the Asia Pacific. Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile birthchart Pluto.

November 2: Trump names Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen as head of the US central bank (house 2). Progressed Venus in house 2 was conjunction birthchart Jupiter.

October 2017

Donald Trump’s chart progressed to October 15, 2017

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Chart hotspots: Progressed Moon (at 6 Leo 08 in house 12) sesquisquare birthchart Moon in house 4 (September 21 to November 12) and semisquare progressed Uranus in house 10 (September 24 to November 15) activates progressed Uranus opposition birthchart Moon; and progressed Moon (at 22N23 in house 12) parallel birthchart Saturn in house 11 (September 29 to May 20, 2018) activates progressed Jupiter square birthchart Saturn.

October 31: Following the terror attack (Mars) in New York Trump calls for tighter immigration measures (Saturn and house 7), asking Congress to ‘immediately’ end a visa program under which the Uzbek immigrant accused in the incident entered the country. Progressed MC was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus – cusp rulers of house 7.

October 30: Federal investigators probing Russian interference (Uranus and house 7) in the 2016 US election charge Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort (house 10) and another aide, Rick Gates, with conspiracy against the US, money laundering and failing to register as foreign agents (house 12). A third former Trump adviser, George Papadopoulos (Uranus), pleaded guilty in early October to lying to the FBI. Progressed MC – in house 12 – was semisquare progressed Uranus – in house 10; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

The US District Court for the District of Columbia (Jupiter) blocks (square aspect) Trump’s proposed ban (Pluto) on new transgender recruits in the US military (Mars and house 6). Progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn; and progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto.

October 29: With arrests imminent in the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election Trump launches a tirade of tweets (Mercury-Mars) about the ‘guilt’ of Hillary Clinton and the opposition Democratic Party and that the Republicans are ‘fighting back (Mars) like never before’. Progressed Mars was square birthchart Mercury. (Sun was parallel Mars in the Sun cycle.)

October 27: A federal grand jury (house 9) approves the first charges from special counsel Robert Mueller’s (Pluto) investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 federal elections. The charges are sealed by a court order (house 9). Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile birthchart Pluto.

On October 18 billionaire activist Tom Steyer calls for Trump’s impeachment and Trump lashes out (Mars) on twitter (house 9): ‘Wacky and totally unhinged Tom Steyer, who has been fighting me and my Make America Great Again agenda from beginning never wins elections!’ Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was square birthchart Mercury.

October 26: Donald Trump declares America’s opioid crisis (Neptune) a nationwide public health (ascendant) emergency — a step that will expand access to medical services in rural areas but won’t bring new dollars to fight an epidemic that kills nearly 100 Americans a day. Progressed ascendant in the US birthchart was square birthchart Neptune.

Trump orders the release of thousands of secret (house 12) John Fitzgerald Kennedy assassination documents, but yields to pressure (Pluto) from the FBI and CIA (house 12) to block the release of hundreds more. Progressed Mars was sextile birthchart Pluto in house 12.

October 25: Trump again refutes Myeshia Johnson’s claim that he did not seem to remember her husband’s name. He claims to have called Army Sgt. La David Johnson by his correct name ‘right from the beginning’. Pointing at his head with his left hand Trump asserts ‘One of the great memories of all time (Moon). There’s no hesitation.’ Progressed Uranus was opposition birthchart Moon. Sun (his sense of self-importance) is opposition Moon in his birthchart.

Republican congressmen (house 11) launch investigations into several of President Trump’s longstanding political grievances about Hillary Clinton, including an FBI probe of her emails and her alleged role of a sale (Jupiter) of US uranium (Uranus) to a Russian firm (house 7). Progressed Uranus – the cusp ruler of house 7 – was opposition birthchart Moon; and progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn in house 11.

October 24: United States senator Bob Corker (house 11) attacks (Mars) Trump repeatedly on national television, calling him a liar who has ‘debased the country’. Progressed Mars was square birthchart Mercury in house 11.

Then in a speech on the senate floor Republican senator Jeff Flake (house 11) attacks (Mars) Trump floor saying American politics had become inured to ‘reckless, outrageous and undignified’ behavior from the White House. Progressed Uranus in house 10 (reputation) was opposition birthchart Moon – co-ruler of house 11 – and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and sesquisquare birthchart Moon.

On October 4 four US soldiers and five Nigerian soldiers were killed (Mars) in an ambush on a joint patrol (Pluto) in southwest Niger. Donald Trump was informed of the attack at 8.07pm on October 4. Mars in America’s Mars cycle chart was trine Pluto in house 12 (secrets and secrecy).

Trump remained silent on the attack for 12 days – till October 16.

On October 16 Mars had moved to house 8 (death and those why have died) and was opposition Venus – planet of women.

The incident has ignited a political firestorm (Mars) in the US, raising questions about the US military’s broader mission in Africa and why the body of Sgt La David Johnson was not recovered for two days.

Mars in America’s Mars cycle chart is cusp ruler of house 10 – Trump and his administration.

October 23: Myeshia Johnson, the pregnant widow of La David Johnson (house 6), contradicts Donald Trump’s account of his phone call about her husband’s death (house 8), saying he ‘made me cry even worse’ and what Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (house 11) said was true. Progressed Uranus – the cusp ruler of house 6 – was opposition birthchart Moon; and progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler of house 8 – was square birthchart Saturn in house 11.

In response Trump tweets: ‘I had a very respectful conversation with the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, and spoke his name from beginning, without hesitation!’ Progressed Mars was square birthchart Mercury.

Republican senator John McCain declines to label Donald Trump a ‘draft dodger’ even as he renews his criticism of the medical deferments (house 6) that kept the US President from serving in the Vietnam War (house 7). Progressed MC –n house 12 was conjunction progressed Saturn – the cusp ruler of houses 6 and 7.

Lawmakers (house 11) say President Trump’s propensity for diversions and tangents keeps him from focusing on his legislative agenda. Some Republicans are devising strategies to keep him from changing his mind (Gemini) on issues.

October 20: The White House defends John Kelly after he made false claims about Congresswoman (house 11) Frederica Wilson. White House spokeswomen Sarah Hukerbee Sanders said it was ‘inappropriate’ to question General Kelly in light of his stature as a retired four-star general; and that Ms. Wilson was an ‘empty barrel’ making noise. Ms Wilson suggested a racial context (Uranus) to the comments Trump made in his condolence call to Myeshia Johnson. Progressed Uranus – the cusp ruler of house 6 – was opposition birthchart Moon; and Mars – the planet of feuds – was inconjunct Moon in the Mars cycle.

October 19: Donald Trump’s chief of staff, John Kelly, lashes out at Rep. Frederica Wilson saying he is ‘stunned’ and ‘broken hearted’ by the criticism of the US President’s call to the family of an Army sergeant killed in Niger.

Former US president George W Bush, in New York, denounces ‘bullying and prejudice’ (Pluto and Uranus) in what appears to be a sweeping, thinly veiled critique of President Donald Trump. And former US president Barack Obama, in Richmond Virginia, urges Americans to reject the politics of ‘division’ (Pluto) and ‘fear’ (Saturn). Progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus and conjunction progressed Saturn.

October 18: According to Rep. Frederica Wilson, Donald Trump told the widow of a US serviceman (house 6) killed in the ambush in Niger that ‘he knew what he signed up for, but I guess it still hurt’. Progressed Uranus – the cusp ruler of house 6 – was opposition birthchart Moon; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

Trump offered Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge who was killed in Afghanistan in June, $25,000 from his personal account but the money never arrived. Baldridge said that Trump directed his staff to establish an online fundraiser for the family. The White House says that the money has been sent.

Donald Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly, whose son was killed in Afghanistan, is ‘disgusted’ that dealing with military deaths has become ‘politicized’, a White House spokeswoman says.

The Libra lunation chart (October 19) has the lunation in house 8 – other people’s money, death and those who have died.

The National Football League (house 5) rejects Donald Trump’s calls to punish players (house 5) who kneel for the national anthem to protest (Uranus) against racism (Uranus), saying players ‘should’ stand but that it’s important to understand what the protests are about. Progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler (Sagittarius) of house 5 – was square birthchart Saturn; progressed Uranus was opposition birthchart Moon; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and parallel birthchart Saturn.

Trump regularly accuses much of the US media of fabricating reports about him and 46% of the nearly 2,000 registered voters surveyed by a Politco/Morning Consult poll from October 12 to 16 believes they do.

October 17: In Hawaii US District Judge Derrick Watson (Jupiter) blocks (square aspect) the Trump administration from enforcing its latest travel ban (Saturn), just hours before it was set to take effect. Progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn.

October 16: Trump falsely suggests he is one of few commanders-in-chief to call the families of fallen US soldiers, and wrongly singles out Barack Obama as a leader who never did. Former Obama staffers shot down (Mars) Trump’s attack. Progressed Mars was square birthchart Mercury.

Tony Schwartz, co-author of Donald Trump’s ‘The Art of the Deal,’ still says that President Trump will not finish his first year in office. (He made his original prediction in August via Twitter.)

October 15: Larry Flynt (Uranus) – of Hustler Magazine notoriety – takes out a full page add in the Washington Post offering to pay $10 million to anyone who has information that could lead to Donald Trump’s impeachment. Progressed Uranus was opposition birthchart Moon; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

October 13: Trump chooses not to certify that Iran is complying with the 2015 agreement and gives Congress (house 11) 60 days to reconsider sanctions. Progressed Uranus was opposition birthchart Moon in house 4; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and sesquisquare birthchart Moon.

Eighteen US states sue the Trump administration to stop him from scrapping subsidies (Jupiter) to insurers that help millions of low-income people (Saturn) pay medical expenses. Progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birthchart Saturn.

October 12: Trump signs an executive order allowing the sale (Jupiter) of health insurance plans (Saturn) that are exempt from some Obamacare regulations. Progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birthchart Saturn.

The Trump administration announces plans to withdraw (Saturn) as a member from UNESCO. Progressed MC was conjunction progressed Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birthchart Saturn.

Amid a humanitarian crisis Trump serves notice that he may withdraw federal relief workers (house 6) from Puerto Rico (house 4). Progressed Uranus – the ruler of house 6 – was opposition birthchart Moon in house 4; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and sesquisquare birthchart Moon.

October 11: Trump threatens (Pluto) NBC’s broadcast licences (house 9). Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile birthchart Pluto – in house 12 (restrictions).

A Morning Consult poll finds that Trump’s approval rating (MC) drops (Saturn) in every state. Progressed MC was conjunction progressed Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birthchart Saturn.

October 10: Trump declares the 17 Northern California wildfires (house 4 and Mars) a major disaster (Mars). Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Scorpio) of house 4 – was square birthchart Mercury; Mars was conjunction the Great American eclipse; and Mars was square Saturn in the sky.

Trump challenges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to an IQ test. Progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

October 9: The Washington Post describes Trump as ‘pressure cooker’ with his aides scrambling to manage his outbursts. Frustrated by his Cabinet (house 8) and angered (Mars) by his administration’s (house 10) response to recent hurricanes (house 4) Trump has lashed out torching bridges (Mars), nearly imploding an informal deal with the Democrats to protect young immigrants known as ‘dreamers’, and plunging into the culture wars (Mars) on issues such as the national anthem. Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler of house 8 – was square birthchart Saturn; and progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus – the ruler of house 10.

According to the Washington Post Google has found evidence that Russian operatives (Uranus and house 7), in a bid to sway the 2016 US election, bought ads across several of Google’s services without the company’s knowledge.

And in a bizarre turn of events (Uranus) Trump’s first and third wives, Ivana and Melania, (house 7) have a very public war of words about who is the first lady with second wife, Marla Maples, getting in on the act too.

Progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 7; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

October 8: The feud (Mars) between Trump and Sen. Bob Corker escalates when the senior Republican from Tennessee warns in an interview that Trump’s behavior is setting the nation on the path to World War III (Mars).’ Progressed Mars was square birthchart Mercury in house 11 (Senators); progressed Mercury was opposition birthchart Mars in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was inconjunct Uranus in the Mars cycle.

Trump asks Vice President Pence to leave NFL game if players protest (Uranus) during the anthem and when several San Francisco 49ers did Pence left. Progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus; progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus; and Mars was inconjunct Uranus in the Mars cycle.

Inspector generals have opened up at least five investigations into charter and military flights by Trump Cabinet members amounting to millions of dollars (Jupiter) in federal funding. Progressed Jupiter was square birthchart Saturn; and progressed Moon was parallel birthchart Saturn.

October 7: Hurricane Nate (house 4) slams the Mississippi Coast with destructive winds and torrential rains that flooded streets and highways throughout the region. Progressed Uranus was opposition (separation) birthchart Moon in house 4 and progressed Moon was sesquisquare birthchart Moon.

October 5: California Governor, Jerry Brown, signs into law a bill to make California a sanctuary state (Uranus), preventing police from inquiring about immigration status and curtailing law enforcement cooperation with immigration officers. The protection for illegal immigrants also exists in several cities including Chicago and New York. Progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

The special counsel investigating whether Russia (house 7) tried to sway the 2016 US election has taken over FBI inquiries (house 12) into a former British spy’s dossier (house 12) of allegations of Russian financial and personal ties to President Donald Trump, according to sources familiar with the probe. Progressed MC was conjunction progressed Saturn in house 12. Saturn is cusp ruler of house 7.

October 4: Trump visits Las Vegas. He praises police, first responders and average Americans who quickly worked to save the lives of others. He claims the shooter (Mars) was a ‘very demented person’.

Amid media reports (Mercury) that he had called the president a ‘moron’ US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (house 6) denies rumors of a rift (Mars) with Donald Trump.

The mayor of San Yuan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Yulin Cruz describes Trump’s visit to the hurricane-hit island (house 4) as ‘insulting’ and his televised meeting with officials as a ‘PR, 17-minute meeting’. She called him a ‘miscommunicator-in-chief’ and described the sight of him throwing paper towels to people in the crowd as ‘terrible and abominable’.

Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Scorpio) of house 4 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 6 – was opposition birthchart Moon – the chief ruler of house 4.

October 1: A lone gunman (Mars) fires on concert goes in Las Vegas, Nevada, killing 59 and injuring 529. It was America’s worst mass murder (Mars-Pluto) in modern history.

Progressed Mars – the planet of guns and gun violence and cusp ruler of house 9 (the constitution and new laws) – was sextile birthchart Pluto – the planet of drastic events and crime in house 12 (crime).

Trump now has three natural disasters to deal with – hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria – and 2 man-made disasters 3 – the Las Vegas shooting and Kim Jung-un.

A day after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that the US maintains direct lines of communication (Mercury) with Kim Jong-un’s regime Donald Trump tweets (house 9) that Tillerson is ‘wasting his time trying to negotiate with Little Rocket Man.’

Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed Uranus was opposition birthchart Moon.

Some NFL players kneel, raise fists or pray during the US national anthem as a show of unity or protest of social inequality (Uranus).

Progressed MC was semisquare birthchart Uranus; and progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

 

September 2017

September 30: Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Yuan, Puerto Rica, makes an emotional plea for help to prevent people (Moon) from dying in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria (house 4) and is slammed (Mars) by Donald Trump in a series of tweets (house 9) for showing ‘poor leadership’ and wanting the Puerto Rican people to ‘have everything done for them.’

Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed Uranus was opposition (separation) birthchart Moon in house 4. Progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and sesquisquare birthchart Moon.

September 29: Tom Price (house 6) the Secretary of Health and Human Services resigns (Saturn) in the midst of a scandal (Uranus) over his use of private planes.

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn; and progressed Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 6 – was opposition (separation) birthchart Moon. Progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus and sesquisquare birthchart Moon.

September 27: Trump calls for major tax cuts as part of a longstanding Republican effort to overhaul the US tax system (house 8). The President said he wants to simplify the system (Saturn), lower the burden (Saturn) on middle class families and make the US more competitive. The tax rate for corporations would be lowered (Saturn) from 35% to 20%. Democrats criticized the plan as a give-away for the wealthy (Jupiter).

Progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler (Pisces) of house 8 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn. Progressed Moon was sextile birthchart Neptune – the cusp ruler (Pisces) of house 8.

September 26: Trump calls on the National Football League (NFL) to ban (Pluto) players from kneeling in protest (Uranus) at games when the US national anthem is played.

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; progressed Uranus was opposition (separation) birthchart Moon; and progressed MC was semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus.

In a blow to the president (house 12), Republicans again fail (Saturn in house 11) to kill off Obama healthcare law (Jupiter). Facing certain defeat, GOP leaders decide against holding a vote.

Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn in house 11; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn in house 12.

Donald Trump’s candidate Luther Strange (Saturn) in the Alabama primary loses to Roy Moore.

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus. Progressed Moon was semisquare progressed Uranus.

September 25: Pyongyang claims that US President Donald Trump has declared war (Mars) on North Korea (house 7), adding that it reserves the right to shoot down (Mars) US bombers even if they are not in its air space.

Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was sesquisquare birthchart Moon and semisquare progressed Uranus.

September 24: National Football League players (Mars) and teams (Pluto) react to Trump’s criticism by kneeling, linking arms or skipping performances of the anthem.

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto.

Trump slaps travel restrictions (house 12) on North Korea and Venezuela (house 7).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto in house 12; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

Trump at a rally slams protesting (Uranus) NFL players (house 5).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn – the co-ruler (Capricorn intercepted) of house 5 – and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus.

September 21: Trump announces new sanctions (Pluto) on North Korea (house 7) over its nuclear weapons program (Pluto).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

September 19: In his first major speech (house 9) at the United Nations Donald Trump includes Iran among ‘a small group of rogue regimes’ and says the US would ‘totally destroy’ (Mars) North Korea (house 7) if forced to do so.

Progressed Mars – cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

September 15: North Korea fires a second ballistic missile (Mars) across Japan (house 7).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

September 10: Hurricane Irma (Saturn) makes landfall in Florida (house 4).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn; progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn; and progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Scorpio) of house 4 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury.

September 6: Trump sides with Democrats (Uranus) and reaches a deal with congressional leaders of both parties (house 11) to extend the US debt limit and fund (Jupiter) the federal government until Dec. 15 (house 8).

Progressed MC was semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus; and progressed Jupiter – the cusp ruler (Pisces) of house 8 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn in house 11.

September 5: Trump announces the ending of the DACA program (Jupiter) and calls on Congress (house 11) to pass legislation to correct the situation.

Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn in house 11.

September 3: North Korea (house 7) successfully tests a hydrogen bomb (Mars) designed to be mounted on its newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 7.

The U.S. Justice Department (house 9) says it has no evidence to support the unsubstantiated claim (afflicted Mercury) made by Donald Trump in March that his predecessor, Barack Obama, had ordered a wiretap (Uranus) of Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed MC was semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus.

 

August 2017

August 29: North Korea (house 7) fires a missile (Mars) over Hokkaido, northern Japan, prompting the activation of the nationwide J-Alert warning system.

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

August 25: Trump pardons (Jupiter and house 9) former sheriff (Mars) Joe Arpaio.

Progressed Jupiter was inconjunct birthchart MC; and progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto.

Hurricane Harvey (Saturn) makes landfall in Texas (house 4).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn; progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn; and progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Scorpio) of house 4 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury.

August 19: In Boston tens of thousands of people protest (Uranus) against a ‘Free Speech’ rally (Uranus).

Progressed Uranus was opposition (separation) birthchart Moon; and progressed MC was semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus.

August 18: Trump fires Steven Bannon (house 6).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6.

August 15: Trump again blames both sides for the violent unrest (Uranus) in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed MC was semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus.

August 14: Trump denounces ‘repugnant’ neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs (Pluto), after being assailed (Pluto) by Republicans and Democrats for failing to respond more forcefully (Mars) to the violence (Mars) in Charlottesville.

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto.

August 12: At least one person is killed when a car ploughs (Mars) into protesters (Uranus) at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed MC was semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus. Progressed Moon was semisquare birthchart Uranus.

August 11: Trump issues a new threat (Pluto) to North Korea (house 7), saying the US military is ‘locked and loaded’ as Pyongyang accuses him of driving the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war (Pluto).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

August 8: The Washington Post reports that North Korea (house 7) has produced nuclear weapons (Pluto) for ballistic missile delivery. Donald Trump warns (Pluto) that North Korea ‘will be met with fire and fury’ (Mars) like the world has never seen’ if it continues to threaten (Pluto) the United States. North Korea responds saying it is ‘carefully examining’ a plan to strike the US Pacific territory of Guam (house 4) with missiles (Mars).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto – the cusp rulers of house 4; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

August 1: Trump fires Anthony Scaramucci (house 6).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

 

July 2017

Donald Trump’s chart progressed to July 15, 2017

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Chart hotspots: Progressed Moon (at 2 Leo 33 in house 12) conjunction progressed MC (June 12 to August 6) and progressed Saturn (June 24 to August 15) activates progressed MC conjunction progressed Saturn; and progressed Moon semisquare birthchart Uranus in house 10 (June 28 to August 19) activates progressed MC and progressed Saturn semisquare birthchart Uranus.

July 28: Reince Priebus (house 6) resigns and DHS Kelly is named the new White House Chief of Staff.

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

July 27: North Korea (house 7) launches another intercontinental missile (Mars). (Thirteen days of tension and threats follow.)

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

July 26: Trump announces he will bar (Pluto) transgender individuals (Uranus) from Armed Forces (Mars and house 6).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

July 18: Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapse (Saturn) in the US Senate (house 11), dealing a sharp setback (house 12 and square aspect) to President Donald Trump.

Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn in house 11; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn in house 12. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn.

July 11: Donald Trump Jr (house 5) releases e-mails (house 3) showing Russian (house 7) involvement in the 2016 election campaign.

Progressed Jupiter – in house 3 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 7 and co-ruler (Capricorn intercepted) of house 5. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn.

July 4: North Korea (house 7) successfully launches a new intercontinental ballistic missile (Mars) for the first time, which flew a trajectory that experts say could allow a weapon to hit the U.S. state of Alaska.

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed Saturn and semisquare birthchart Uranus.

 

June 2017

June 22: Trump admits (Mercury) that he didn’t record his meetings (Mercury) with James Comey.

Progressed Mars was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn. Progressed Moon was conjunction progressed MC.

June 1: Trump pulls out (Saturn) of the Global Climate Accord (Saturn).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn.

 

May 2017

May 18: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller (Pluto) will lead the probe into Russian meddling (Uranus and house 7) in the 2016 election.

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7.

May 12: Trump creates a tempest (Mars) with a tweet (house 9) about Comey ‘tapes’.

Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury.

May 9: Trump fires James Comey (house 6).

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 6. Progressed Moon was semisextile progressed Sun.

 

April 2017

April 13: The US military (house 6) drops the largest non-nuclear bomb (Mars) ever used in combat (Mars) on a complex of ISIS-K-controlled caves in Afghanistan (house 7) killing at least 94 militants (Mars).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of houses 6 and 7.

April 7: Neil Gorsuch is confirmed for the Supreme Court (Jupiter and house 9).

Progressed Jupiter was inconjunct (expansion) birthchart MC; and progressed ascendant was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9.

April 6: A chemical weapons attack (Mars-Neptune) in Syria kills 86 civilians and Trump initiates a missile strike (Mars) on a Syrian airbase (house 7).

Progressed Mars was sextile (opportunity) birthchart Pluto; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn and semisquare (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp rulers (Aquarius) of house 7. Progressed Moon was parallel birthchart Uranus.

 

March 2017

March 24: Trump suffers a set-back (Saturn and house 12) when Congress (house 11) postpones (Saturn) the vote to ‘repeal and replace’ the American Health Care Act.

Progressed Jupiter was square (obstacle) birthchart Saturn in house 11; and progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn in house 12.

March 4: Trump tweets (Mercury and house 9) that he has learned that President Obama ordered surveillance on the Trump campaign.

Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury. Progressed Moon was semisextile birthchart Mars.

 

February 2017

February 13: National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (Saturn and house 11) resigns.

Progressed MC was conjunction (prominence) progressed Saturn – the sub- ruler of house 11.

 

January 2017

January 12: Trump signs (Mercury) an executive order restricting (house 12) entry to the US from certain Muslim-majority countries (Uranus and house 7) for the next 90 days. The order was met with protests (Uranus), particularly at airports (house 9), and blocked (square aspect) by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (house 9) in February.

Progressed Mars – the chief ruler of house 12 and cusp ruler (Aries) of house 9 – was square (obstacle) birthchart Mercury; and progressed MC was semi-square (friction) birthchart Uranus – the cusp ruler (Aquarius) of house 7.

 

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