Donald Trump’s 2020 events explainer

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 birth chart and timed by major progressed aspects.

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June 2020

June 15-20: With the number of coronavirus cases and deaths continuing to rise Donald Trump has a very bad week. On June 15 the US Supreme Court (house 9) ruled that employers who fire workers for being gay or transgender are breaking the country’s civil rights laws. On June 18 the Supreme Court (Jupiter-house 9) ruled against Trump and blocked his bid to end the DACA program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants who entered the US illegally as children from deportation; and Facebook removed Trump re-election adverts (Jupiter-house 9) that feature a symbol used in Nazi (Mars) Germany. And on June 20 a campaign rally (house 9) he held in Tulsa didn’t go well; and a judge (Jupiter-house 9) rejects his request to have the publication of John Bolton’s memoir stopped. Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was semisquare birth chart Mars; and progressed Mercury was sextile birth chart Jupiter.

May 

May 29: Trump announces he is terminating (Pluto) America’s relationship with the World Health Organization (Pluto) accusing the WHO of failing to hold Beijing to account over the coronavirus pandemic. Progressed Mars was sextile progressed Pluto.

Twitter hides a tweet (house 9) by Donald Trump from his profile, saying it violates rules about glorifying violence. Progressed Mars was sextile progressed Pluto.

May 28 - ongoing: Trump stokes racial prejudice as cities (house 4) across America burn (Mars) as thousands of protesters (Pluto) vent their anger (Mars) over the killing of George Floyd, a Minneapolis black man who died after being pinned by the neck under a white police officer’s knee. Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 4 – was sextile birth chart Pluto.

May 26: Twitter gives a post (house 9) by Donald Trump a fact-check warning label (Pluto) for the first time. Progressed Mars – the cusp ruler of house 9 – was sextile progressed Pluto.  

In Trump’s chart progressed Mercury is sextile birth chart Jupiter but he’s so tuned in on progressed Mars sextile progressed Pluto that this fortunate Jupiter aspect is unable to demonstrate beneficial events. Trump’s mind is consumed with aggression, confrontation and antagonism and he’s going where his not-conscious feelings take him.

April 

April 28: President Trump takes executive action (Sun) to order meat processing plants (Mars) to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and the impact on the nation’s food supply (house 6). Progressed Sun was semisextile progressed Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 6; and progressed Mars was semisextile progressed Pluto.

April 20: President Trump says that he is temporarily suspending immigration (house 7) to the United States in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the ‘need to protect jobs’. Progressed Sun was semisextile progressed Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 7.

March 

March 22: Trump announces he will activate the federal National Guard (Mars-house 6) to assist Washington, California and New York, three of the states hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. Progressed Mars was sextile progressed Pluto; and progressed Sun was semisextile progressed Saturn – the cusp ruler of house 6.

March 13: Trump declares the coronavirus a national emergency. His vast intelligence will now guide America through a national health crisis. Progressed Sun was semisextile progressed Saturn (planet of epidemics) in house 12 (hospitals) and cusp ruler of house 6 (sickness and health care workers); and progressed Mars (planet of emergencies and doctors)in house 2 (finances) was semisquare birth chart Mars in house 12 and sextile progressed Pluto (planet of drastic situations) in house 12 (hospitals).

February

February 5: The US Senate (house 11) acquits Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Progressed Mercury (the co-ruler of house 11) was sextile birth chart Jupiter.

January

January 21: Trump’s impeachment trial starts. Progressed Mars was sextile progressed Pluto; and progressed Mercury was sextile birth chart Jupiter.

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