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Huge winter storm moves east: Snow, sleet, heavy rain target 39 states – USA TODAY

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A winter storm targeting every state east of the Mississippi River pushed east Wednesday, bringing snow, ice, school closures and vehicle restrictions to a wide swath of the nation.   While the Central Plains saw the bulk of its snow in the overnight hours, cities including Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York and Washington were getting the worst of the storm on Wednesday, AccuWeather meteorologist Brett Edwards said. Airline traffic was under siege, with almost 700…

Trump’s loyalty obsession could lead to obstruction case – CNN

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Gowdy challenges McCabe’s claim congressional leaders didn’t object to Russia counterintelligence probe – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video Trey Gowdy on McCabe’s claim that the ‘gang of eight’ did not object to FBI probe of Trump Former congressman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy disputed former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe’s claim Tuesday that congressional leaders didn’t object to the bureau’s counterintelligence investigation over President Trump’s Russia ties. “The reason he’s doing it this way is that [Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.] and [former House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.]…

Gowdy challenges McCabe’s claim congressional leaders didn’t object to Russia counterintelligence probe – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video Trey Gowdy on McCabe’s claim that the ‘gang of eight’ did not object to FBI probe of Trump Former congressman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy disputed former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe’s claim Tuesday that congressional leaders didn’t object to the bureau’s counterintelligence investigation over President Trump’s Russia ties. “The reason he’s doing it this way is that [Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.] and [former House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.]…

Gowdy challenges McCabe’s claim congressional leaders didn’t object to Russia counterintelligence probe – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video Trey Gowdy on McCabe’s claim that the ‘gang of eight’ did not object to FBI probe of Trump Former congressman and Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy disputed former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe’s claim Tuesday that congressional leaders didn’t object to the bureau’s counterintelligence investigation over President Trump’s Russia ties. “The reason he’s doing it this way is that [Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif.] and [former House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.]…

Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster’ – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who on Tuesday announced he was running for president, surprisingly said, “I’m not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster.” In reality, maintaining the requirement that major legislation needs 60 votes to pass makes it effectively impossible that his sweeping proposals will ever get enacted. In an interview with CBS This Morning, host John Dickerson asked Sanders, “Is it possible to have bipartisan ‘Let’s reason…

Watchdog sues DOJ for any secret recordings Rod Rosenstein made in the White House – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A conservative watchdog is suing the Justice Department for any recordings Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may have made while attending meetings in the White House. Judicial Watch announced a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on Wednesday, which seeks all records of communications between Rosenstein, the office of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe about using the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump from…

Trump Threatens To Cancel California’s $929 Million High Speed Rail Grant – NPR

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Dems think they’re beating Trump in emergency declaration battle | TheHill – The Hill

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Democrats are up in arms over President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan’s assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump’s national emergency declaration MORE’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, but they also see political gold in his highly controversial power play. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D’Alesandro PelosiDonald Trump proved himself by winning fight…

Dan Bongino: Like Comey and Brennan, McCabe finds impetus of Trump probe ‘inarticulable’ – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video McCabe says he briefed Congress on Trump probe with no objections Did you notice how, during the Andrew McCabe interview with “60 Minutes,” the former FBI acting director kept talking about “articulable facts?” Like ex-CIA boss John Brennan and disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, McCabe was coining his own phrase to explain why the intelligence community started spying the Trump team. But the justification for mounting a probe…

Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster’ – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who on Tuesday announced he was running for president, surprisingly said, “I’m not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster.” In reality, maintaining the requirement that major legislation needs 60 votes to pass makes it effectively impossible that his sweeping proposals will ever get enacted. In an interview with CBS This Morning, host John Dickerson asked Sanders, “Is it possible to have bipartisan ‘Let’s reason…

Covington Catholic student’s lawyer: Suit filed against Washington Post – USA TODAY

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

CINCINNATI – The legal team representing Kentucky student Nick Sandmann has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking $250 million in damages against The Washington Post, according to Nick’s attorney. Todd McMurtry and L. Lin Wood, representing the Covington Catholic High School teenager and his family, filed the suit on Tuesday, according to a tweet from McMurtry. The tweet included a link to McMurtry’s law firm website, which included text of…

Trump WH ‘exploring every legal option’ to reclaim money from defunct California high-speed rail project – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video New California governor kills plans for a new high-speed rail Chuck Devore, former California assemblyman, says the cost of high-speed rail tickets would cost twice as much as an airline ticket. The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it is exploring “every legal option” to reclaim $2.5 billion in federal funds spent by California on its now-defunct high-speed rail project, and also that it intends to cancel $928 million in federal…

Dan Bongino: Like Comey and Brennan, McCabe finds impetus of Trump probe ‘inarticulable’ – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video McCabe says he briefed Congress on Trump probe with no objections Did you notice how, during the Andrew McCabe interview with “60 Minutes,” the former FBI acting director kept talking about “articulable facts?” Like ex-CIA boss John Brennan and disgraced former FBI Director James Comey, McCabe was coining his own phrase to explain why the intelligence community started spying the Trump team. But the justification for mounting a probe…

Dems think they’re beating Trump in emergency declaration battle | TheHill – The Hill

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Democrats are up in arms over President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan’s assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump’s national emergency declaration MORE’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, but they also see political gold in his highly controversial power play. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D’Alesandro PelosiDonald Trump proved himself by winning fight…

Covington Catholic student’s lawyer: Suit filed against Washington Post – USA TODAY

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

CINCINNATI – The legal team representing Kentucky student Nick Sandmann has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking $250 million in damages against The Washington Post, according to Nick’s attorney. Todd McMurtry and L. Lin Wood, representing the Covington Catholic High School teenager and his family, filed the suit on Tuesday, according to a tweet from McMurtry. The tweet included a link to McMurtry’s law firm website, which included text of…

Bernie Sanders: ‘I’m not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster’ – Washington Examiner

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who on Tuesday announced he was running for president, surprisingly said, “I’m not crazy about getting rid of the filibuster.” In reality, maintaining the requirement that major legislation needs 60 votes to pass makes it effectively impossible that his sweeping proposals will ever get enacted. In an interview with CBS This Morning, host John Dickerson asked Sanders, “Is it possible to have bipartisan ‘Let’s reason…

Trump WH ‘exploring every legal option’ to reclaim money from defunct California high-speed rail project – Fox News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Video New California governor kills plans for a new high-speed rail Chuck Devore, former California assemblyman, says the cost of high-speed rail tickets would cost twice as much as an airline ticket. The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it is exploring “every legal option” to reclaim $2.5 billion in federal funds spent by California on its now-defunct high-speed rail project, and also that it intends to cancel $928 million in federal…

Dems think they’re beating Trump in emergency declaration battle | TheHill – The Hill

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Democrats are up in arms over President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan’s assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump’s national emergency declaration MORE’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, but they also see political gold in his highly controversial power play. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D’Alesandro PelosiDonald Trump proved himself by winning fight…