[email protected]: "'Diversity lottery' - sounds nice. It's not nice. It's not good. It hasn't been good."

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

23 September 2018
10 month ago
[email protected]: NYC terrorist was happy as he asked to hang ISIS flag in his hospital room. He killed 8 people, badly injured 12. SHOULD GET DEATH PENALTY!
10 month ago
[email protected]: Great mtg with @Cabinet today. Tomorrow, I will be announcing the new head of the Fed. I think you will be extremely impressed by this person!
10 month ago
[email protected]: Happy birthday to @garyplayer, a truly great Champion and Person!
10 month ago
[email protected]: The United States will be immediately implementing much tougher Extreme Vetting Procedures. The safety of our citizens comes first!
10 month ago
[email protected]: Just spoke to President Macri of Argentina about the five proud and wonderful men killed in the West Side terror attack. God be with them!
Hackers created hundreds of "shadow" subdomains within the Trump Organization that pointed to Russia IP addresses linked to potential malware attacks. Possible this breach could have been exploited to penetrate the company owned by POTUS.
House passes bill allowing State Dept to revoke passports of terror suspects one day after NYC attack - The Hill
10 month ago
[email protected]: CHAIN MIGRATION must end now! Some people come in, and they bring their whole family with them, who can be truly evil. NOT ACCEPTABLE!
Ukraine's Prime Minister has offered to hand over any info requested on Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.
Texas Gov. Abbott lobbies for $61 billion rebuilding package, saying Hurricane Harvey was "far larger than Katrina."
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Great news → bipartisan legislation providing our veterans with an increase in benefits is now off to the @WhiteHouse to become law.
The House just passed the Resilient Federal Forests Act
The White House has informed Congress that Jerome Powell will be nominated as next Fed chairman, per source.
10 month ago
[email protected]: @SenateMajLdr @SenateGOP and Appeals Court Judges at a record clip! Our courts are rapidly changing for the better!
10 month ago
[email protected]: Thanks to @SenateMajLdr McConnell and the @SenateGOP we are appointing high-quality Federal District
"I'm in the office early and leave late; it's very smooth," Mr. Trump said. "Honestly, I'm really enjoying it."
10 month ago
[email protected]: Thank you to the GREAT NYPD, First Responders and all govt officials for having handled the terrible West Side attack so professionally!
@LindseyGrahamSC: The Trump Administration can break from the failed Obama policy of treating terror suspects like common criminals, not enemy combatants.
Statement by @PressSec on final report of @POTUS Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
Feinstein: "It’s deeply troubling the president's response to a terrorist attack appears to be driven by this morning's commentary on Fox and Friends."
Pence says Administration will ensure the Intelligence Community "will never be short-changed" and has the funding to fulfill its mission.
VP says Admin "swiftly moved to unshackle the CIA from the red tape and bureaucracy of the last Administration," to better fight our enemies.
10 month ago
[email protected]: @NYGovCuomo @NYCMayor fully supports any and all of their efforts with respect to the West Side attack. NYCStrong
10 month ago
[email protected]: Just spoke with @NYGovCuomo and @NYCMayor de Blasio to let them know that the federal government
In prepared remarks at @CIA HQ, @VP tells agency staff, "we live in a treacherous time, that requires new tactics and new strategies."
"You are the means by which we provide for the common defense against the global and asymmetric threat of terrorism," @VP tells @CIA.
On day after NYC terror attack, @VP tells @CIA it's an "invaluable asset to America" and "vital to ensuring our nation's security."
10 month ago
Arrangement being made for @POTUS to speak to leaders of Argentina and Belgium following NYCAttack, says @PressSec.
10 month ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS strongly supports making sure that the people that come here want to be here for the right reasons."
10 month ago
Q: "Does this president believe slavery was wrong?" @PressSec: "Disgusting and absurd to suggest anyone in this building would support slavery
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We'd like to see the lottery visa program not be part of any immigration system that we have in this country."
Trump administration won't object to calling TaxReform legislation the "Cut Cut Cut" bill, replies @PressSec.
10 month ago
[email protected]: "[Extreme vetting includes] enhancing the collection and review of biometric and biographical data."
Sanders says @POTUS call for more severe punishment for militants was "voicing his frustration" with lengthy judicial process.
Extreme vetting desired by @POTUS to keep people out of our country who want to do us harm, says @PressSec.
10 month ago
[email protected]: We mourn the horrifying terrorist attack in NYC. All of America is praying and grieving for the families who lost their precious loved ones.
10 month ago
President "was voicing his frustration with the lengthy process," says @PressSec when asked if @POTUS considering extra-judicial punishment.
His Green Card status would apparently not affect his status as such, adds @PressSec.
"We would consider him to be an enemy combatant," says @PressSec of NYC terror suspect. But decision on how to prosecute him not yet made.
10 month ago
@PressSec @POTUS “I believe we would consider this person to be an enemy combatant,” says @PressSec on NYCAttack suspect.
10 month ago
@POTUS not blaming @SenSchumer for NYCAttack despite his tweets earlier today, says @PressSec.
Asked about President Trump's response to NYC attack vs. Las Vegas, @PressSec says he wasn't "going the political route" with tweets at Schumer.
Sanders clarifies that Pres could support sending NYC terror suspect to Gitmo, but wasn't necessarily advocating for it.
Sanders denies Pres Trump politicizing by calling for "extreme vetting" of foreigners entering the US. "This is not the political route."
@PressSec “Haven’t ruled it out,” calling for putting Uzbekistan on travelban list.
10 month ago
@PressSec @POTUS "The president has spoken with both the mayor and governor of New York now,” says @PressSec regarding NYCAttack.
10 month ago
“This isn’t a new policy,” says @PressSec of the need for “extreme vetting” expressed by @POTUS.
Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook ads posted during the 2016 elections
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Today, the House votes on a bill to ensure agencies have resources they need to proactively manage our national forests and fight these fires.
Daily @WhiteHouse briefing by @PressSec has just been pushed back 30 minutes to 15:00 EDT (19:00 GMT).
Ex-Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg: "Trump is at 33 percent in Gallup. You can't go any lower. He's f****d."
@SenSanders: The top 0.1% owns almost as much wealth as the bottom 90%. Republicans say that's not enough. 40% of their tax breaks go to the top 0.1%.
WH says Pres Trump received call from @theresa_may offering UK condolences to US for those killed in NYC terror attack.
[email protected] says Ways and Means GOPers meeting today at 330pm to iron out details of tax reform bill: still confident bill intro’d tomorrow.
President says he'll probably be standing with House members tomorrow when his tax cut and reform bill formally unveiled.
[email protected] says @POTUS breaking "yet another campaign promise" to veterans by signing bill nullifying @CFPB rule pre-empting arbitration
In phone call, @POTUS and @theresa_may agree on importance of closer counterterrorism US-UK coordination, according to @WhiteHouse.
[email protected] says NYC attack an act of war and the attack suspect should be treated "as an enemy combatant" with no Miranda Rights.
Q: What do you make of the president going after Schumer? CHRIS MURPHY: "I think it's pretty disgusting. It's certainly not helpful"
President says he'll soon announce major company returning to US from abroad. Says people will be very surprised when they hear the company name.
Once again, President Trump knocks Obama admin for scuttled meeting with Duterte, which started over questions about extrajudicial killings.
@POTUS "I think Janet Yellen is excellent" but adds he's not saying she's being reappointed as @FederalReserve chair.
Trump again says he's planning on a GOP tax bill being announced Thursday, putting pressure on House Republicans
10 month ago
[email protected]: "I'll be announcing tomorrow the new head of the Federal Reserve I think you'll be extremely impressed by this person."
President Trump says he wants to stand with Republicans tomorrow when they unveil the tax bill
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We need quick justice and we need strong justice What we have right now is a joke and it's a laughingstock."
Important to renegotiate trade deals. Deficits with China are so big and bad, it's embarrassing and horrible, adds @POTUS.
The House Judiciary Committee has been sitting on legislation eliminating the diversity visa program since February
"Our trade deals are horribleit's very sad for our country. Every trade deal we have is disastrous," says @POTUS.
President Trump says immigration initiatives being "stopped by Democrats": "Honestly, they don't want to do what's right for our country."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We're so politically correct that we're afraid to do anything, and that's not only our country - it's other countries too."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We have to get much tougher. We have to get much smarter. And we have to get much less politically correct."
President calls NYC attack suspect as “this animal who did the attacking.” Says he entered US via diversity visa lottery - and wants it ended.
President Trump vows to "further investigate this animal who did the attacking" in New York City.
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We will take all necessary steps to protect our people."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We're going to get rid of this lottery program as soon as possible."
Flake on Trump to reporters: "He should express some solidarity with those trying to fix this program we ought to come together."
@POTUS "We have to get much less politically correct."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We want to get rid of chain migration. This man that came in brought in with him other people."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "'Diversity lottery' - sounds nice. It's not nice. It's not good. It hasn't been good."
@POTUS "We want to get rid of chain migration."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "I am today starting the process of terminating the Diversity Lottery Program."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "My administration is coordinating closely between federal and local officials."
"Astonishing" that @realDonaldTrump won't criticize Putin's actions, says @JoeBiden in @ChicagoCouncil speech.
“We need to get rid of the lottery program as soon as possible," says Pres Trump, urging Congress to end visa diversity and chair immigration.
Q: Senator what do you think of the president’s tweet this morning? CORKER: "Ah, I don't know that they bring out the best in our country."
"We're in a different territory here," adds @JoeBiden. @realDonaldTrump America First slogan "isolates us."
In response to question, Pres Trump says he would certainly consider sending NYC attack suspect to Guantanamo Bay for trial.
[email protected] "Putin's plan in Europe is real" and US needs to "step up" to counter his "illiberal movement" to preserve his crony's "wealth and power."
Actions taken by @realDonaldTrump administration undermining our credibility on the international stage, says @JoeBiden.10 month ago
Actions taken by @realDonaldTrump administration "undermining our credibility on the international stage," says @JoeBiden.
Trump announces visa reform says ‘we also have to come up with punishment that is far greater and fair quicker’
In Cabinet meeting @POTUS says NYC Attack suspect brought in others to US, was point of contact for 23 people.
Gov. Cuomo: The president's tweets were not helpful they tended to point fingers and politicize the situation.10 month ago
Gov. Cuomo: "The president's tweets were not helpful they tended to point fingers and politicize the situation."
Graham on holding terror suspect as enemy combatant: The idea that America is not part of the battlefield is insane
Sen Graham: The ultimate prize is to attack us in our own backyard..that’s the gold medal in the Jihadist Olympics
Graham wants terrorism suspect held as enemy combatant. Told Trump yesterday to break with Obama Admin policy
Graham on terrorism suspect: When you find someone..who kills in the name of radical Islam..you should find out if he is working with someone
Sen Graham says he spoke to President Trump last night about his desire to hold the NYC attacker as an enemy combatant.
Sen Graham on terrorosm suspect. Wants him held as enemy combatant: In moments like this like this the goal is to get intelligence
10 month ago
NY Governor Cuomo and NYC Mayor de Blasio say they have not received phone calls from Trump yet (but have heard from other officials).
Sen Lindsey Graham R-SC says New York terror suspect should be held by the US as an "enemy combatant"
Senator King says Russians were tweeting on both sides of NFL dispute in order to exacerbate the divisions. To turn a crack into a cancer.
Facebook now says Russian troll army's content reached nearly 150 million people
10 month ago
[email protected]: .for the Middle Class. The House and Senate should consider ASAP as the process of final approval moves along. Push Biggest Tax Cuts EVER
10 month ago
[email protected]: Wouldn't it be great to Repeal the very unfair and unpopular Individual Mandate in ObamaCare and use those savings for further Tax Cuts..
"We seen the evil face of terror in our own borders, but this is a face that knows no borders," said Tillerson this morning.
[email protected] to social media firms: "You have a huge problem on your hands you have to be the ones to do something about it, or we will"
[email protected] to social media representatives: "I don't think you get it."
[email protected]: "I would note for the record the mysteriously tax reform bill is still not unveiled. We're waiting breathlessly for that."
Schumer to Trump: Stop "politicizing and dividing America," rescind proposed cuts to anti-terror funding.
Schumer contrasts Trump with Bush's actions after Sept. 11, asks, "President Trump, where is your leadership?"
[email protected]: Facebook ads "just the tip of a very large iceberg" of Russian manipulation of the platform.
Burr says Facebook, Twitter and Google "just beginning to come to grips with the scale and depth of the problem."
10 month ago
[email protected]: NYCStrong USA
[email protected] on Diversity Visa Program: "It makes no sense to hand out visas and green cards this way. We want merit-based immigration"
[email protected]: "We'll find out more about this guy if you don't read him his Miranda rights, because that stops the interrogation."
First Lady Ghani and First Lady @laurawbush are meeting to discuss Afghan women’s empowerment at the Embassy of Afghanistan
10 month ago
[email protected]: "Senator Chuck Schumer helping to import Europes problems" said ColonelTony Shaffer. We will stop this craziness! @foxandfriends
10 month ago
[email protected]: We are fighting hard for Merit Based immigration, no more Democrat Lottery Systems. We must get MUCH tougher (and smarter). @foxandfriends
10 month ago
[email protected]: The terrorist came into our country through what is called the "Diversity Visa Lottery Program," a Chuck Schumer beauty. I want merit based.
10 month ago
[email protected]: I have just ordered Homeland Security to step up our already Extreme Vetting Program. Being politically correct is fine, but not for this!
10 month ago
[email protected]: The Republican House members are working hard (and late) toward the Massive Tax Cuts that they know you deserve. These will be biggest ever!
Social media executives said that Russian-linked accounts began trying to interfere with the election in 2015.
10 month ago
[email protected]: My thoughts, condolences and prayers to the victims and families of the New York City terrorist attack. God and your country are with you!
The EPA will no longer permit scientists receiving agency grants to serve on 3 of its independent advisory boards.
10 month ago
[email protected]: We must not allow ISIS to return, or enter, our country after defeating them in the Middle East and elsewhere. Enough!
[email protected]: "The scourge of terrorism is unfortunately still with us, and we must remain vigilant as ever."
"at the end of the day, tax reform isn’t about political victories — it’s about improving lives" @RepPaulMitchell
Just 25 percent of the public calls the Trump tax plan a good idea, according to a new NBC News/WSJl poll.
[email protected]: We join in mourning the dead, praying for the wounded, thanking first responders, and sending our love to all of NYC.
Kirsten Gillibrand, senator from New York, responds to "horrific act of terror in NYC."
DHS: Acting Secretary Elaine Duke "has been briefed on the apparent act of terrorism that occurred this evening in New York City."
@VP: Saddened by the tragedy in NYC. Our prayers are with the victims, their families and first responders. Those responsible must be held accountable
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Our hearts are with the victims of this apparent act of terror in New York City. Thank you to all the first responders.
The Senate voted today to confirm a circuit court nominee who has suggested Roe v. Wade was an "erroneous decision".
10 month ago
[email protected]: In NYC, looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person. Law enforcement is following this closely. NOT IN THE U.S.A.!
10 month ago
"US forces recently relocated a minor from Syria safely to Iraq," per Pentagon spox, directing further questions to @StateDept
10 month ago
@NYPDnews @NBCNewYork @POTUS @WhiteHouse Briefing conducted by @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff Kelly. "Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected," says @PressSec.
10 month ago
@POTUS has been briefed (New York shooting), according to @WhiteHouse.
@SenSanders: President Trump must not, in any way, try to derail or obstruct Bob Mueller's investigation.
10 month ago
[email protected]: U.S. COAL PRODUCTION Up
No readout yet from @WhiteHouse, but here's what @SpeakerRyan has released about his TaxReform meeting here today with @POTUS.10 month ago
No readout yet from @WhiteHouse, but here's what @SpeakerRyan has released about his TaxReform meeting here today with @POTUS.
@SenSanders: About 70% of Puerto Rico still has no power, as many as 900 could be dead and thousands need food, shelter and clean water. We must help.10 month ago
@SenSanders: About 70% of Puerto Rico still has no power, as many as 900 could be dead and thousands need food, shelter and clean water. We must help.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: .@RepHensarling is a true constitutional conservative who has fought tirelessly for all Americans as chairman of @FinancialCmte.10 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: [email protected] is a true constitutional conservative who has fought tirelessly for all Americans as chairman of @FinancialCmte.
10 month ago
Hill aide says Pres and @SpeakerRyan used meeting today to renew determination to enact tax plan by year's end.
"Does this administration think that slavery was wrong?" is the question repeatedly shouted at @PressSec as she closed the briefing.
10 month ago
[email protected]: “Home Prices Reach New All-Time Highs in August” Read more:
Congressional Black Caucus chair: Kelly's Civil War remarks are part of the Trump White House's repeated attempts to whitewash history.10 month ago
Congressional Black Caucus chair: Kelly's Civil War remarks are part of the "Trump White House's repeated attempts to whitewash history."
Because you don't like history doesn't mean you that you can erase it, @PressSec says when pushed on Kelly's Civil War comments.10 month ago
"Because you don't like history doesn't mean you that you can erase it," @PressSec says when pushed on Kelly's Civil War comments.
I'm not going to get up here and re-litigate the Civil War, @PressSec says as she argues war might have been avoided via compromise.10 month ago
"I'm not going to get up here and re-litigate the Civil War," @PressSec says as she argues war might have been avoided via compromise.
10 month ago
Papadopoulos had only 1 meeting with Pres Trump during campaign, says Sanders, and "played a minimal role - if one at all."
[email protected]: "Papadopoulos was not a senior policy advisor as some in the media are trying to make him out"
On reports Bannon wants Trump to push back against Mueller, @PressSec says there's no reason to as probe is exonerating the president.
10 month ago
@PressSec @realDonaldTrump Papadopoulos made multiple attempts to set up meetings that were rebuffed by campaign and he lied about those activities, says @PressSec.
10 month ago
Whitehouse: "We certainly saw the hacking and theft of political information by Russia, something no serious person can dispute,."
@PressSec replies to @peterheinlein she hasn't seen polls suggesting more trust in media criticized by @POTUS than in president himself.10 month ago
@PressSec replies to @peterheinlein she hasn't seen polls suggesting more trust in media criticized by @POTUS than in president himself.
10 month ago
This is not a "racially divided and charged White House," says @PressSec.
10 month ago
Federal government "can't weigh in at this point" on Russia ads on social media, says @PressSec. (Hearing underway right now in Congress)
10 month ago
Democrats colluded with Russia by "exchanging millions of dollars to create false information," asserts @PressSec.
10 month ago
[email protected]: “What Papadopoulos did was lie and that’s on him, not on the campaign.”
10 month ago
“I don’t know that he’s in the weeds on the Fairness Doctrine, but he certainly believes in fairness.” — Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Sanders stands by assertion that Mueller investigation will wrap up soon. Says facts on our side: there was no collusion.10 month ago
Sanders stands by assertion that Mueller investigation will "wrap up soon." Says facts on our side: "there was no collusion."
10 month ago
@PressSec Papadopoulos e-mails from @realDonaldTrump campaign provided to special counsel.
.@PressSec: Papadopoulos is an example of somebody doing the wrong thing while the president's campaign did the right thing.10 month ago
[email protected]: "Papadopoulos is an example of somebody doing the wrong thing while the president's campaign did the right thing."
10 month ago
"Most Americans don't care too much about" Russia investigation, says @PressSec, chastising reporters asking questions about it.
10 month ago
[email protected]: Since day one, [@POTUS] has been committed to jump-starting our economy and giving hard-working Americans the raise they deserve
10 month ago
"We haven't made any changes to the priorities we have laid out" on TaxReform, says @PressSec. (@POTUS now meeting with @SpeakerRyan)
Rep Jeb Hensarling R-TX not running for re-election in 2018. 10th retirement in the House
10 month ago
[email protected]: "Consumer Confidence Hits Highest Level Since December 2000" Read more:
The GOP base continues to tolerate things from Trump’s team that they’d never tolerate from the Clintons
@RepMaxineWaters: Russian propaganda on Twitter is infiltrating fake news websites
Today's @PressSec briefing here at the @WhiteHouse delayed until 14:30 EDT (18:30 GMT).
10 month ago
Q: Do you still believe @keithellison should not be a member of Congress because he’s Muslim? Roy Moore: “I’ll address that later.” Q: Do you still think homosexual conduct should be illegal? Moore: “I’m not answering any questions on issues right now.”
DOJ announces deal with EPA, ExxonMobil to reduce air pollution at 8 chemical plants, resolving allegations of Clean Air Act violations
[email protected] intros bill prohibiting President Trump from launching preemptive war against North Korea without Congress' authorization.
President Trump ignores @karentravers' question on his reaction to ex-campaign adviser George Papadopoulos' guilty plea.10 month ago
President Trump ignores @karentravers' question on his reaction to ex-campaign adviser George Papadopoulos' guilty plea.
10 month ago
There are new restrictions on the movement of journalists when @VP Pence moves in the Capitol, apparently sparked by the Protester last week who threw Russian flags at Pres Trump.
Steve Munchin is not going to Asia. He will stay back to tour the country to promote tax reform.
10 month ago
Ukraine certainly has much to testify about US election — Lavrov
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