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Tomorrow is the day Donald Trump’s presidency totally changes – CNN

Thursday, January 03, 2019

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On ‘wall’ fight, Democrats are the cynical ones – Washington Examiner

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Democratic leaders are negotiating in bad faith, against good policy, and to lamentable results in the current border-wall-funding theater on Capitol Hill. Set aside for now the realities that President Trump has played his pro-wall poker hand incredibly ineptly, that conservatives in general have badly overstated the relative importance of immigration-related policy, and that the Trumpian Right has cultishly turned “The Wall” into an item of absurdly talismanic significance. Those…

Bernie Sanders on why he was unaware of sexual harassment claims rocking campaign: ‘I was a little bit busy’ – Fox News

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Video Former Bernie Sanders campaign staffer on report that former Sanders staff seek meeting on harassment In an interview Wednesday night, Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed he was too “busy” to know about the bombshell sexual misconduct allegations that internally rocked his 2016 presidential campaign, even as he apologized to any women who had not been “treated appropriately.” Sanders, widely considered a possible candidate for president again in 2020, was…

No deal to end shutdown; Trump says ‘could be a long time’ – Fox News

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

House Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., walk to speak with reporters after a meeting with President Donald Trump on border security at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON – No one budged at President Donald Trump’s White House meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial government shutdown persisted through a 12th day over…

Romney says he won’t run against Trump in 2020 – POLITICO

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Mitt Romney, the failed 2012 GOP presidential nominee who will be sworn in as a senator from Utah on Thursday, penned a scathing op-ed in the Washington Post on Tuesday ripping the president. | George Frey/Getty Images 2020 Election The incoming senator also says he’s not sure he will endorse the president’s re-election bid. By CAITLIN OPRYSKO 01/02/2019 04:42 PM EST Updated 01/02/2019 05:28 PM EST 2019-01-02T05:28-0500 Incoming Sen. Mitt…

Syria conflict: Trump ‘committed to defeating IS’, says Lindsey Graham – BBC News

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption President Trump announced the withdrawal of 2,000 US troops from Syria A top Republican has said US President Donald Trump remains committed to defeating Islamic State (IS) in Syria, despite his plan to withdraw US troops. Senator Lindsey Graham said he was now reassured of the president’s commitment after meeting him on Sunday. Mr Trump’s troops withdrawal plan was met with strong criticism from major…

Here’s what you missed this weekend: Trump tries to respond to dead children at the border, Kelly says the ‘wall’ won’t be a real wall at all, and truculent truck drivers block Tesla Superchargers – Business Insider

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Dozens of women and their children, many fleeing poverty and violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, arrive at a bus station following release from Customs and Border Protection on June 22, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump, Republicans, and administration officials have responded to a second December death of a migrant child in US custody.  In an interview, outgoing White House chief of staff John…

Trump isn’t willing to budge for funding for border security, officials say – CNN

Sunday, December 30, 2018

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Retired 4-Star Gen. Stanley McChrystal: I Wouldn’t Work For ‘Shady’ Donald Trump – HuffPost

Sunday, December 30, 2018

“It’s important for me to work for people who I think are basically honest, who tell the truth as best they know it,” McChrystal said. He suggested that the president has been, at times, “openly disingenuous on things.”

Ocasio-Cortez slams McCaskill for referring to her as ‘shiny object’ and ‘thing’ – AOL

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez firing back after outgoing Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri recently said about her, “I’m a little confused why she’s the thing.” “Not sure why former Sen. McCaskill keeps going on TV to call me a ‘thing’ and ‘shiny object,’ but it’s pretty disappointing,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted Saturday. “McCaskill promised she’d ‘100% back Trump up’ on his anti-immigrant rhetoric & lost. In MO, almost all progressive ballot issues won.” McCaskill made the…

Trump is headed for a wake-up call on reality of divided government. That’s not a bad thing – Washington Examiner

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The 115th Congress appears to have given up, with both the House and Senate failing to reach a deal to end the ongoing government shutdown. This likely punts the showdown over the border wall to the 116th Congress where Trump will face off against a Democratic majority in the House. An agreement won’t be pretty, but it would be a good lesson for Trump and one that could set the…

Trump Blocks Federal Workers’ Pay Hike While They’re Out Of A Job – HuffPost

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Roughly 420,000 federal employees are working without pay, and another 380,000 have been furloughed and are temporarily out of a job. Although lawmakers have typically approved backpay retroactively after previous shutdowns, there is no guarantee a divided Congress would do so this time.

Melania Trump’s trip to Iraq marked first war zone visit by a first lady for over a decade – Washington Examiner

Saturday, December 29, 2018

When Melania Trump accompanied her husband President Trump to Iraq this week, it was the first time in more than a decade that a first lady of the United States had visited a war zone. Trump also became the only first lady to have visited Iraq since the war began more than 15 years ago. During the eight years of her husband’s presidency, Michelle Obama never traveled to a war…

Trump says ‘big progress’ on China trade deal – AOL

Saturday, December 29, 2018

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Dec 29 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday that he had a “long and very good call” with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that a possible trade deal between the United States and China was progressing well. As a partial shutdown of the U.S. government entered its eighth day, with no quick end in sight, the Republican president was in Washington, sending out tweets…

Trump issues executive order freezing federal workers’ pay in 2019 – CNN

Saturday, December 29, 2018

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Melania Trump’s trip to Iraq marked first war zone visit by a first lady for over a decade – Washington Examiner

Saturday, December 29, 2018

When Melania Trump accompanied her husband President Trump to Iraq this week, it was the first time in more than a decade that a first lady of the United States had visited a war zone. Trump also became the only first lady to have visited Iraq since the war began more than 15 years ago. During the eight years of her husband’s presidency, Michelle Obama never traveled to a war…

Trump is headed for a wake-up call on reality of divided government. That’s not a bad thing – Washington Examiner

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The 115th Congress appears to have given up, with both the House and Senate failing to reach a deal to end the ongoing government shutdown. This likely punts the showdown over the border wall to the 116th Congress where Trump will face off against a Democratic majority in the House. An agreement won’t be pretty, but it would be a good lesson for Trump and one that could set the…

Trump says ‘big progress’ on possible China trade deal – Reuters

Saturday, December 29, 2018

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday that he had a “long and very good call” with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that a possible trade deal between the United States and China was progressing well. As a partial shutdown of the U.S. government entered its eighth day, with no quick end in sight, the Republican president was in Washington, sending out tweets attacking Democrats…

House probe of FBI-DOJ’s alleged anti-Trump, pro-Clinton bias hits unceremonious end — with no report – Fox News

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Video Rep. Gowdy reacts to Mueller probe filings House Republicans unceremoniously ended their investigation into the way the FBI and the Department of Justice handled Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and the bias allegations against President Trump. The House probe was led by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the Judiciary Committee and sought to look into allegations that the FBI and the DOJ were biased against Trump during…

Trump is headed for a wake-up call on reality of divided government. That’s not a bad thing – Washington Examiner

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The 115th Congress appears to have given up, with both the House and Senate failing to reach a deal to end the ongoing government shutdown. This likely punts the showdown over the border wall to the 116th Congress where Trump will face off against a Democratic majority in the House. An agreement won’t be pretty, but it would be a good lesson for Trump and one that could set the…