Senate Dem: Firing Mueller a red line Trump cannot cross

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Pictured: Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

ㅤô¿ô …Circus ringmaster. The entire GOP has turned on Mueller. At this point there wouldn’t be significant consequences to Mueller’s firing.


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags donald trump, mark warner, mueller, potus, president, robert mueller, special counsel, special prosecutor, trump, warner) – 1/25/18

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After a Lot of Talk Over FBI Secret Society Text, ABC News Obtains One of the Messages in Question

ㅤ”Are you even going to give out your calendars? Seems kind of depressing. Maybe it should just be the first meeting of the secret society.” — Lisa Page


Full story at The Independent Journal Review, image from thefreethoughtproject.com (tags lisa page, peter strzok, ron johnson, robert mueller, jeff sessions, secret society) – 1/25/18

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Trump rejects false rumor of tense UK-US relationship


Pictured: Prime Minister Theresa May

ㅤ”President Trump disputed rumors on Thursday he and British Prime Minister Theresa May have a strained relationship, claiming they are ‘liking each other a lot.’
ㅤ’It’s a false rumor. We’re on the same wavelength in, I think, every respect,’ the President told reporters during his first bilateral sit-down at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.'”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from nbcnews.com (tags donald trump, potus, president, trump, british, theresa may, prime minister) – 1/25/18

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McConnell tees up vote on 20-week abortion ban

ㅤ”The legislation, from GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.), would make it illegal for any person to perform or attempt an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with the possible penalty of five years in prison, fines or both.”


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags abortion, abortion ban, anti-abortion, mcconnell, mitch mcconnell, pro-life, 20-week abortion ban) – 1/24/18

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White House to offer immigration plan Monday

ㅤ”Sarah Sanders said the President has been working with House and Senate members behind-the-scenes to draft a legislative blueprint for immigration talks ahead of the March 5 deadline for DACA to expire. She encouraged Senate leaders to swiftly bring the forthcoming White House plan ‘to the floor’ for a vote.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from dw.com (tags daca, donald trump, dreamers, immigrants, immigration, immigration reform, mass migration, migrants, potus, president, sanders, sarah huckabee sanders, sarah sanders, trump) – 1/24/18

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Poll: 72 Percent Of Hispanics Want Merit-Based Immigration Over Chain Migration

ㅤ”Just 28 percent said that immigration should be family-based. The poll also found that 81 percent of Hispanic voters say they prefer a secure border over ‘basically open borders.'”


Full story at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller.com (tags hispanic, hispanic voters, merit-based immigration) – 1/23/18

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Sessions interviewed in Russia probe: report

ㅤ”Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed last week by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team as part of the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian election meddling.
ㅤThe Justice Department confirmed a report in The New York Times that Sessions was questioned for several hours. It is the first time that Mueller’s team has interviewed a member of President Trump’s Cabinet.”


Full story at The Hill, image from cbsistatic.com (tags mueller, robert mueller, russia collusion, russia interference, special counsel, special prosecutor, sessions, jeff sessions) – 1/23/18

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Trump imposes tariffs on solar panels

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ㅤ”The first 2.5 gigawatts of imported solar cells will be exempt from the tariffs.
ㅤThe International Trade Commission had urged President Trump to apply tariffs, ruling U.S. solar panel manufacturers are being harmed by cheap imports from China and Southeast Asia. It had recommended in October a tariff of on solar cells of about 30 percent and a tariff on solar panels between 10 percent and 35 percent. Those duties would decline over a four-year period.
ㅤAbout 95 percent of the solar cells and panels sold in the U.S. are made abroad, with most coming from China, Malaysia and the Philippines, according to SPV Market Research.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from mshcdn.com (tags trump administration, white house, solar panels, china) – 1/22/18

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Senate votes to end shutdown

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ㅤ”The three-week funding bill still needs to pass on a final up-or-down vote, but that is a formality now that the Senate has voted to end dilatory debate. The House is expected to approve the bill quickly.”

ㅤô¿ô …The federal government had a snow day.


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags chuck schumer, mcconnell, mitch mcconnell, schumer, senate, senate republicans, senators, u.s. congress) – 1/22/18

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Senate plans vote on three-week stopgap measure

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ㅤ”The Senate is expected to hold a procedural vote at 1 a.m. Monday on a three-week stopgap measure to reopen the government.
ㅤSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) had warned earlier that he would force a procedural vote if senators could not reach an agreement. Absent a deal, 1 a.m. is the earliest the Senate would be able to hold such a vote.
ㅤSen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he thinks negotiators could be close to a breakthrough, but immigration issues are still a sticking point.”


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags senate, senate republicans, senators, u.s. congress, stopgap, shutdown, government shutdown) – 1/21/18

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DHS reaches new milestone for Trump’s border wall

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ㅤ”Department of Homeland Security officials are close to wrapping up the testing and evaluation phase for the eight border wall prototypes that were constructed in San Diego, Calif., two senior DHS officials confirmed Friday.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer.com (tags border patrol, border security, border wall, dhs, national security) – 1/21/18

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Congress misses deadline to prevent shutdown

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ㅤ”Congress has missed a midnight deadline to prevent a government shutdown, though efforts to quickly end a shutdown appear to be underway.”


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags senate, senate republicans, senators, u.s. congress, shutdown, government shutdown) – 1/20/18

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Corker says Senate leaders on verge of deal

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ㅤ”Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said leadership is on the verge of a deal to avert a government shutdown with less an hour to go.
ㅤ’We’re down to a difference of literally three or four days,’ he said.
ㅤBoth options being discussed, according to Corker, would keep the government funded past President Trump’s State of the Union.
ㅤCorker said he expected the agreement could be reached before the midnight deadline to keep the government open.”

ㅤô¿ô …This is simple BS. If I were in Corker’s shoes, I’d retire too.


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags bob corker, corker, shutdown, government shutdown) – 1/19/18

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House-Passed Gov’t Funding Bill Fails In Senate Hours Ahead Of Shutdown

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ㅤ”Lawmakers are weighing a shorter-term spending bill to keep the funding while negotiations continue.”


Full story at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller.com (tags senate, senate republicans, senators, u.s. congress, government shutdown, shutdown) – 1/19/18

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GOP senator: ‘Our country was founded by geniuses, but it’s being run by idiots’

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Pictured: Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.)

ㅤô¿ô …Apparently Kennedy is one of the idiots. The founders weren’t geniuses. They did make a huge mistake. They made it nearly impossible to change the Constitution. It should be difficult to change the Constitution. But not impossible. As a result, the Constitution has become divisive.


Full story at The Hill, image from washingtonexaminer.com (tags kennedy, john kennedy) – 1/19/18

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Senate to vote at 10 p.m. on doomed spending bill

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ㅤô¿ô …This is the final act of the farce. The Dems have to prove to the open-border nut jobs that they didn’t go down without a fight. But the plan concocted by both parties will get the bill passed. Expect a lot of staged screaming from Dems.


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from wnd.com (tags chuck schumer, donald trump, mcconnell, mitch mcconnell, potus, president, schumer, senate, senate republicans, senators, trump, u.s. congress, john cornyn) – 1/19/18

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Hollywood Star Michael Douglas Accused of Sexually Assaulting Employee Numerous Times — And It Gets Very Weird

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ㅤ”A former employee of Michael Douglas has accused the actor of sexually harassing her by masturbating in front of her in the 1980s, according to Fox News.”


Full story at The Independent Journal Review, image from ijr.com (tags michael douglas, sexual harassment) – 1/19/18

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CNN Poll Confirms Democrats Out Of Touch On Shutdown

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ㅤô¿ô …Unfortunately the Democratic Socialists only care about what big-city populations want. As far as they’re concerned, the rest of us are backwoods deplorables.


Full story at The Daily Caller, image from dailycaller.com (tags daca, democratic party, democratic socialists, democrats, dreamers, progressives, socialists) – 1/19/18

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Supreme Court to hear case challenging Trump travel ban

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ㅤ”The high court announced its decision to consider the case, Trump v. Hawaii, Friday, and the justices likely will hear oral arguments in April. A decision is expected in June.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer.com (tags donald trump, justices, potus, president, scotus, supreme court, trump, travel ban) – 1/19/18

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US will surpass Saudi Arabia, rival Russia’s oil production in 2018

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ㅤ”The U.S. is anticipated to experience ‘explosive growth’ in oil production in 2018 and will surpass Saudi Arabia’s output for the first time, according to the International Energy Agency’s monthly oil bulletin.”


Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from washingtonexaminer.com (tags oil production, saudi arabia, russia, oil, opec) – 1/19/18

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