Rep. Jackie Speier on MSNBC: "he has shown a predilection for misogyny in the past. The way he treats women, the way he talked about women on Access Hollywood suggests that he sees them as just toys and those that he can play with and even torment."

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

24 June 2018
6 month ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!
Source close to WH: "It's devastating for the president this is an earthquake Virginia but on steroids the president has egg on his face" because of Bannon.
Democrat Doug Jones won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in a sharp blow to President Trump that narrows the GOP's majority in the Senate to two. He beat Roy Moore, a former chief justice of the state Supreme Court who had been accused of sexual misconduct.
Two FBI agents assigned to the Russia investigation exchanged text messages referring to Trump as an "idiot"
6 month ago
[email protected]: Wishing all of those celebrating Hanukkah around the world a happy and healthy eight nights in the company of those they love.
6 month ago
[email protected]: 'Your Mind Is in the Gutter' If You Think Trump's Tweet at @SenGillibrand Was Sexual
Chanukah message from @POTUS just released by @WhiteHouse.6 month ago
Chanukah message from @POTUS just released by @WhiteHouse.
Diplomatic solutions with DPRK will be pursued "until the first bomb drop." - Tillerson
6 month ago
Sanctions on DPRK beginning to have an effect: Rising fuel prices, shortages of some good in North Korea, says Tillerson.
US is strongly prepared to respond to DPRK and has a full range of contingencies available, says Secretary of State Tillerson.6 month ago
US is strongly prepared to respond to DPRK and has a full range of contingencies available, says Secretary of State Tillerson.
6 month ago
US is prepared to talk with North Korea whenever it's prepared to talk, says Tillerson.
6 month ago
@NancyPelosi: The 3 R's of the GOPTaxScam: Robs from the future, Rips off the Middle Class, Rewards the wealthy
6 month ago
@lisamurkowski: Sad to hear of the loss of Staff Sergeant David T. Brabander, 24, of Anchorage, who died yesterday in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan, supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Deepest condolences to his family. Staff Sgt Brabander's service to our nation won't be forgotten.
In response for new call for Congress to investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against @realDonaldTrump, @PressSec says the president addressed those concerns, the American people voted for him, have confidence in him and wanted him to lead this country.6 month ago
In response for new call for Congress to investigate accusations of sexual misconduct against @realDonaldTrump, @PressSec says the president addressed those concerns, the American people voted for him, have confidence in him and wanted him to lead this country.
6 month ago
@PressSec @POTUS @SenGillibrand @realDonaldTrump "We've been very hard on Russia from the beginning," says @PressSec on question about upcoming NSS.
6 month ago
"The president is always going to be somebody who responds," replies @PressSec to question about why @realDonaldTrump made the attack on @SenGillibrand so personal.
"She's a puppet for Chuck Schumer…She is controlled by people who donate to her cause." — Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
6 month ago
@PressSec @POTUS @SenGillibrand @realDonaldTrump "She's controlled by special interestsshe's a puppet for Chuck Schumer," says @PressSec of @SenGillibrand.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "90 percent of the coverage that comes out of the media is negative and rarely covers those topics," like the economy, jobs, national security, immigration etc.
6 month ago
@PressSec @POTUS @SenGillibrand @realDonaldTrump "Only if your mind is in the gutter would you have read it that way," says @PressSec of perceived sexual innuendo in @realDonaldTrump tweet about @SenGillibrand.
6 month ago
The American people "have confidence in this president," adds @PressSec.
6 month ago
"All false and fabricated accusations," says @PressSec of the allegations being made against @realDonaldTrump by women.
6 month ago
"I'm not going to speak to specifics of another country when I don't know the details," replies @PressSec when asked about authoritarian leaders parroting @POTUS on "fake news" in their country.
6 month ago
@PressSec @POTUS @SenGillibrand On whether there should be a special counsel to probe the special counsel: "This looks pretty bad," says @PressSec and that @POTUS "has great concern."
6 month ago
@PressSec On tweet today by @POTUS about @SenGillibrand, in response to question, @PressSec says, "there's no way that's sexist at all."
6 month ago
Director of @USCIS acknowledges his mother and mother-in-law are immigrants but says "perfectly rational" to "change things."
6 month ago
@USCIS: "The program is vulnerable to exploitation by militants," he answers to questions about the diversity visa lottery, while acknowledging yesterday's suspect came in on family visa.
6 month ago
@USCIS: "Bad guys can come in."
6 month ago
@NancyPelosi: @realDonaldTrump's attack on @SenGillibrand was shameful and disgusting. I would say that, as with many things the President says, it is likely a projection of his own behavior.
6 month ago
@USCIS: "I have no idea," whether suspect in NYC bombing yesterday was radicalized before he got to US or while he lived in this country for the past decade.
6 month ago
President Trump's legal team wants second special counsel to probe FBI, DOJ for conflicts.
Today 100+ @HouseDemocrats demand House Oversight cmte investigate @realDonaldTrump sexual misconduct allegations from at least 17 women.6 month ago
Today 100+ @HouseDemocrats demand House Oversight cmte investigate @realDonaldTrump sexual misconduct allegations from at least 17 women.
Should President Trump resign? I don't think he ever should have been president, @NancyPelosi says.6 month ago
Should President Trump resign? "I don't think he ever should have been president," @NancyPelosi says.
6 month ago
Cissna: "There are a lot of things we're going to do," with visa restrictions to protect American workers.
6 month ago
On "chain migration," sponsorship, Cissna says, "that is not the way we should be running our immigration system."
At WH briefing, Francis Cissna, Dir of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, says NYC bombing suspect entered US under most extreme remote family-based connection - as the child of a sibling of a US citizen. Pres today said he wants such chain migration entries ended.6 month ago
At WH briefing, Francis Cissna, Dir of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, says NYC bombing suspect entered US "under most extreme remote family-based connection" - as the child of a sibling of a US citizen. Pres today said he wants such "chain migration" entries ended.
6 month ago
"The program is wracked with fraud," says Cissna of US diversity "lottery" visa program.
6 month ago
Chuck Grassley has reportedly issued a rare rebuke of two of Trump's judicial nominees, advising the White House to "reconsider" the nomination of Jeff Mateer, saying it "should not proceed" on the nomination of Brett Talley (who has never tried a case).
At the podium now is Francis Cissna, who is director of @USCIS.6 month ago
At the podium now is Francis Cissna, who is director of @USCIS.
6 month ago
@SenWarren: We need to fight for judges that protect the rights of all Americans, not just the wealthy and the well-connected. That's why I will be voting against these judicial nominees, and I urge my colleagues to do the same.
6 month ago
Trump says his accusers are "women who I don't know and/or have never met." People Magazine has evidence that shows otherwise.
6 month ago
@SenWarren: This week, the GOP Senate will vote on Steven Grasz, Donny Willett, and James Ho to sit on the federal courts of appeals. The records of all 3 nominees show that they will favor powerful interests over workers, women, LGBTQ individuals, people of color, and religious minorities.
6 month ago
@SenWarren: Now that there's a GOP President who's committed to tilting our courts further in favor of the rich and the powerful, Republicans are looking to fill our courts with judges who share that commitment.
6 month ago
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon to lead the US delegation to JCPOA meeting in Vienna tomorrow, announces @StateDept.
Department of State: Today, @USEmbassyKabul Ambassador John Bass presented his credentials to Afghanistan's President @ashrafghani.
6 month ago
@SenWarren: For years, the GOP have worked hand-in-hand with billionaire-funded right-wing groups to ensure that our courts advance the interests of the wealthy and powerful over those of everybody else.
6 month ago
Elizabeth Warren says Trump's tweet "was disgusting." "It was clear what he was getting at," she said. "He is disgusting."
[email protected] on Gambia: The United States has now ended visa restrictions and has resumed normal visa processing in all visa categories effective December 12.
Rep. Al Green: "There will be another vote to impeach this president."
6 month ago
[email protected] asked extensively at stakeout what role Judge Moore would be allowed to play within the Senate. McConnell: "All of those are good questions for tomorrow."
Rep. Jackie Speier on MSNBC: "he has shown a predilection for misogyny in the past. The way he treats women, the way he talked about women on Access Hollywood suggests that he sees them as just toys and those that he can play with and even torment."
@VP: Important conversation with  my great friend @GovHolcomb and auto manufacturers with  operations in Indiana re: @POTUS' commitment to growing US manufacturing, better trade deals and more American jobs. Also emphasized POTUS' pro-JOBS tax cuts. Let's make American Manufacturing Great Again6 month ago
@VP: Important conversation with my great friend @GovHolcomb and auto manufacturers with operations in Indiana re: @POTUS' commitment to growing US manufacturing, better trade deals and more American jobs. Also emphasized POTUS' pro-JOBS tax cuts. Let's make American Manufacturing Great Again
Rep. Lois Frankel says 100+ Dems want the Oversight Committee to investigate accusations against Trump: To date, more than 17 women have publicly come forward to accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct Simply said, Americans deserve the truth.6 month ago
Rep. Lois Frankel says 100+ Dems want the Oversight Committee to investigate accusations against Trump: "To date, more than 17 women have publicly come forward to accuse Donald Trump of sexual misconduct Simply said, Americans deserve the truth."
6 month ago
House GOP bills introduced to halt Obamacare's medical device tax for 5 years and health insurance tax for 2 years
6 month ago
"I have a phone call I absolutely have to take" says US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster, before answering one last question on DPRK and Iran
6 month ago
Asked about government change in North Korea, US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster says "What we are emphasizing is denuclearization of the peninsula"
China's economic power over DPRK "is considerable" says US NatSec Advisor Gen McMaster
6 month ago
US wants China to do more, beyond the @UN sanctions, says McMaster
6 month ago
With DPRK "Recognize that time is running out and it is time for all nations to do more" says mcMaster "Seeing tremendous momentum"
6 month ago
Kirsten Gillibrand was attending a bipartisan Bible study this morning when Trump's tweet landed, "her phone was immediately filled with supportive and befuddled messages, wondering just what the president was thinking, a Gillibrand aide said."
6 month ago
On North Korea, @POTUS "is not asking President Xi for a favor…it is in both our interests to resolve this problem" sats Nat Sec Advisor Gen HR McMaster
6 month ago
"Radical Islamist ideology is obviously a grave threat to all civilized people" per NatSec Advisor HR McMaster, and until now US took "too myopic" a view"
@lisamurkowski: As a conferee on this bill and a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee @SenDanSullivan helped our national security remain a top priority while safeguarding priorities for Alaska. I'm thankful for his focus on keeping out troops, friends, families, and homes safe.
6 month ago
@lisamurkowski: This bill outlines defense priorities, authorizes how funds should be spent to defend our homeland, and ensures that our military has the resources and tools necessary to protect our nation.
New US national security strategy will emphasize "strategic confidence. Our conviction in who we are is a vital component of our national security" per Gen McMaster
Women Democrats call for Congressional investigation of misconduct allegations against Trump6 month ago
Women Democrats call for Congressional investigation of misconduct allegations against Trump
6 month ago
Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster says @POTUS has emphasized "The best defense against these threats" are coalitions and alliances
6 month ago
Senator John McCain : Today @POTUS signed the FY18NDAA, which authorizes $700B to rebuild the military. Congress and the White House must now quickly negotiate a bipartisan budget agreement to secure this critical funding for our troops.
6 month ago
With national security, "Economic security is national security" for @POTUS, says US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster
6 month ago
@keithellison: The Trump admin is proposing a new rule to allow bosses to control tips given to their workers. What the bosses do with those tips is up to them. Another attack on workers and gift for corporate bosses.
6 month ago
On North Korea "Now it's time for all nations to do more… might be our last best chance to avoid military conflict" warns Gen McMaster
6 month ago
US National Security Strategy - "We have to compete effectively across new domains… you'll see a big emphasis on competitive engagement" per Gen. McMaster "We vacated a lot of completive space in recent years"
6 month ago
Russia using "Very sophisticated campaigns of subversion… that attempt to divide our communities and pit them against each other" per US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster
6 month ago
"These threats today threaten our liberty, threaten our freedom" per McMaster - inlcu China and Russia "undermining the international order" and rogue governments like Iran, DPRK
6 month ago
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster says @POTUS will unveil new National Security Strategy Monday with 4 core ideas: - Protect US homeland - Advance American prosperity/economic security - Peace thru strength - Advancing American influence
6 month ago
"We work together with the UK as though they are an extension of our team" per McMaster
6 month ago
"I'm confident that our relationship remains stronger than ever" US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster tells @Policy_Exchange of relationship with Britain
"We aim to remain your indispensable ally" says UK NatSec Advisor @marksedwill
6 month ago
One US-Britain relationship, "One thing we need to keep in mind in the fundamental alignment between our objectives, our values" per UK NatSec Advisor @marksedwill
6 month ago
"We can't make the old distinction we used to make between state activity and non-state activity… it's all one set of threats" per Britain's Sedwill
6 month ago
"Our most vulnerable citizens online are the same as our most vulnerable citizens in real life" says Britain NatSec Adv Sedwill
6 month ago
Despite use of cyber space by Russia, others, "The more immediate threat to our citizens arises from criminals, militants, extremists…" says Britain NatSec Advisor Sedwill
6 month ago
"It is increasingly a place and for the younger generation it really is a place where they live a significant portion of their lives" Britain's Sedwill says of cyber space "But it is also a battle space"
6 month ago
"We have a had a global order that has been underwritten by the United States that will continue to be the case, I'm sure, in the 21st century" per Britain's Sedwill
@RandPaul: Tax cuts — people keeping more of their money — are never the problem. The problem is spending. We should obey our rules, stop the deficit spending, and shrink government.
UK will want to reinvest with our core allies here in North America,Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill tells @Policy_Exchange6 month ago
UK will "want to reinvest with our core allies here in North America,"Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill tells @Policy_Exchange
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster and Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill  prepare to speak in Washington @Policy_Exchange6 month ago
US Nat'l Security Advisor Gen HR McMaster and Britain Nat'l Security Advisor Mark Sedwill prepare to speak in Washington @Policy_Exchange
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Our courts have a critical role in upholding women's constitutional and civil rights, from health care to workplace discrimination. We must speak out against judges who are BadforWomen.
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Steven Grasz defended state efforts to deny Medicaid coverage of abortion to women who are raped, which is required by federal law.
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Kyle Duncan defended a law that would have made abortion nearly impossible to access in Texas. The Supreme Court disagreed and overturned the law. He's BadForWomen CourtsMatter
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Don Willett said he "resisted" the idea that glass ceilings, pay equity, sexual discrimination and harassment were serious problems for women.
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Stephen Schwartz has been nominated to serve on a court he's not licensed to practice before—but what he HAS done is argue against women's access to contraception and reproductive healthcare.
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Brett Talley, rated unanimously "not qualified" by the American Bar Association, has called Roe v. Wade "indefensible."
Heading for the door, Trump waved off a question about his tweet saying @SenGillibrand would do anything for a campaign contribution. @Acosta said he had been told by @PressSec he might never again be allowed in a press pool event if he asked a question - he did anyway.6 month ago
Heading for the door, Trump waved off a question about his tweet saying @SenGillibrand "would do anything" for a campaign contribution. @Acosta said he had been told by @PressSec he might never again be allowed in a press pool event if he asked a question - he did anyway.
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: John Bush, confirmed to the Sixth Circuit, said that Roe v. Wade was one of the two greatest tragedies in our country's history.
6 month ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Many of President Trump's judicial nominees have demonstrated a clear hostility toward women's rights. If you care about women's rights, you need to care about who sits on our federal courts.
6 month ago
@RandPaul: I cannot in good conscience vote to add more to the already massive $20 trillion debt. I promised Kentucky to vote against reckless, deficit spending and I will do just that.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Thank you, most of all, to our brave warriors for standing watch over our country, our families and our freedom. Brand new beautiful equipment is on its way."
Trump called on Congress to finish the job by sending him a defense appropriations bill that is perfecto by eliminating sequestration for the Defense Dept. Says he wants a clean funding bill, passed with bipartisan support.6 month ago
Trump called on Congress to finish the job by sending him a defense appropriations bill that is "perfecto" by eliminating sequestration for the Defense Dept. Says he wants a "clean funding bill," passed with bipartisan support.
6 month ago
The president said the Defense bill increases the size of America's military for the first time in 7 years and provides the largest military pay increase in 8 years.
Chuck Schumer: Today I joined @SenBillNelson and @SenateDems in writing @FCC Chairman @AjitPaiFCC, urging him to abandon his reckless plan to radically alter the free and open internet as we know it.
6 month ago
Chuck Schumer: Under the @FCC proposal, your access to the internet could be blocked, slowed down, or manipulated. That's not a free and openinternet.
In remarks before signing the defense bill, @POTUS called it a momentous step toward rebuilding America's military. Said it was passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, which sounds good to my ears.6 month ago
In remarks before signing the defense bill, @POTUS called it "a momentous step" toward rebuilding America's military. Said it was passed with "overwhelming bipartisan support, "which sounds good to my ears."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We've had more success with ISIS in the last 8 months than the previous administration has had in it's entire 8 year term."
"That is a lot of papers," said Trump, as he sat down to sign the massive Defense Authorization Bill. Called it "historic legislation," demonstrating "unwavering" commitment to America's men and women in uniform.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Only when the good are strong, will peace prevail."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "The National Defense Authorization Act could not come at a more opportune or important time. This legislation represents a momentous step toward rebuilding our military and securing the future for our children."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "The lottery system and chain migration, we're going to end them, fast."
6 month ago
@POTUS: "Brand new, beautiful equipment is on the way,"
6 month ago
"Now Congress must finish the job by eliminating the defense sequester," adds @POTUS, saying he wants to sign "a clean funding bill."
6 month ago
@POTUS: "When we're completed we will be stronger than ever before."
Signing NDAA, @POTUS also thanks @SenJohnMcCain for his fight for the defense funding legislation.6 month ago
Signing NDAA, @POTUS also thanks @SenJohnMcCain for his fight for the defense funding legislation.
President vows to end immigration lottery and chain-migration programs, citing them as the ways two recent NYC terror suspects entered the country. They will be ended, he says of the programs.6 month ago
President vows to end immigration lottery and chain-migration programs, citing them as the ways two recent NYC terror suspects entered the country. "They will be ended," he says of the programs.
6 month ago
Sen. Gillibrand was taking part in a bipartisan Bible study when President Trump tweeted at her today
6 month ago
Bernie Sanders: It looks like the president's promises to help working people were just another lie. Trump is already moving to destroy safety net programs that millions of people rely on.
"Trump you failed to protect your nation," Port Authority suspected bomber wrote on Facebook, according to terrorism criminal complaint.
Gillibrand says there should be a calls congressional investigation of the allegations against Trump: It's the right thing to do. These allegations should be investigated and they should be investigated thoroughly.6 month ago
Gillibrand says there should be a calls congressional investigation of the allegations against Trump: "It's the right thing to do. These allegations should be investigated and they should be investigated thoroughly."
Gillibrand: "It was a sexist smear attempting to silence my voice, and I will not be silenced on this issue; neither will the women who stood up to the president yesterday."
Earlier today, Speaker Ryan said DACA was a 'separate' issue from talks on the CR.
Schumer says Democrats in talks with GOP on "a significant investment in border security, in exchange for DACA"
@SenWarren: Are you really trying to bully, intimidate and slut-shame @SenGillibrand? Do you know who you're picking a fight with? Good luck with that, @realDonaldTrump. Nevertheless, shepersisted.
6 month ago
Kremlin: We see Trump's tweets as official statements
Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he wrote on Facebook: "Trump, you failed to protect your nation"
Democratic @SenGillibrand responds to @POTUS'tweet, saying "you cannot silence me or the millions of women who have gotten off the sidelines:"
@RepJohnYarmuth: Responding to allegations of sexual misconduct by trying to publicly shame yet another woman, the president has shown us exactly what kind of person he is. Donald Trump has proven to be a poison for the presidency, a cancer on the country, and a truly disgraceful human being.
Washington: A death investigation is underway Tuesday morning in Northeast Washington, according to police. The incident was reported in the 300 block of 34th Street, NE.
6 month ago
Tillerson to back North Korea diplomacy, reject Syria's Assad: U.S. official
Trump's Tuesday morning tweet storm. Russia. Fake accusations from women. Roy Moore. Lightweight Sen Gillibrand (who would 'beg' for contributions). Stock market. Tax cuts. MAGA and more!
6 month ago
[email protected]: Consumer Confidence is at an All-Time High, along with a Record High Stock Market. Unemployment is at a 17 year low. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! Working to pass MASSIVE TAX CUTS (looking good).
6 month ago
[email protected]: The people of Alabama will do the right thing. Doug Jones is Pro-Abortion, weak on Crime, Military and Illegal Immigration, Bad for Gun Owners and Veterans and against the WALL. Jones is a Pelosi/Schumer Puppet. Roy Moore will always vote with us. VOTE ROY MOORE!
6 month ago
[email protected]: Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Chuck Schumer and someone who would come to my office "begging" for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump. Very disloyal to Bill and Crooked-USED!
6 month ago
[email protected]: Despite thousands of hours wasted and many millions of dollars spent, the Democrats have been unable to show any collusion with Russia - so now they are moving on to the false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met. FAKE NEWS!
Police are searching for two persons of interest in connection with a shooting at Minnesota Avenue Metro station on Monday evening. A man suffered injuries that were not life threatening, according to Metro Transit Police. Police are hoping to identify the two persons of interest.
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Senate Republicans are poised to confirm a judicial nominee rated unanimously "not qualified." This hasn't happened in nearly 30 years! The bar has never been lower for judges confirmed to lifetime positions.
6 month ago
Pres also reaffirms need for the death penalty "in appropriate cases," though Federal law already provides for the death penalty, which would be imposed by the unanimous decision of a jury in the sentencing phase of a trial.
6 month ago
Charles Barkley and Uzo Aduba are campaigning tonight with Doug Jones.
6 month ago
@DonaldJTrumpJr: Due to a request for privacy for whom? I hope not him? I doubt that's a luxury they would afford anyone else fired for "improper sexual misconduct." Info can be disseminated without names.
Sen Dianne Feinstein: @Cal_Fire has up-to-the-minute information on the wildfires burning in Southern California. Make sure to stay informed and please pay attention to local emergency personnel.
6 month ago
Rep. Peter King: I don't think President Trump's proposed immigration policies would have stopped the New York attack attempt, but they could help to stop other incidents
6 month ago
P.I. faces up to 5 years in prison after pleading guilty to using President Trump's Social Security number in search for tax information
6 month ago
College groups urge House GOP to put off markup of higher education bill.
Statement from Wigdor LLP, law firm active in Fox News lawsuits that is representing Ryan Lizza's alleged victim6 month ago
Statement from Wigdor LLP, law firm active in Fox News lawsuits that is representing Ryan Lizza's alleged victim
US @DeptofDefense says it's complying with court orders to access transgender persons into the military.
Chuck Schumer: The nomination of Leonard Grasz is indicative of the new Republican playbook: if you don't like the message, shoot the messenger. If you don't like what the @ABAesq is saying about your judicial candidates, call it partisan – even if you praised its judgment just months ago.
6 month ago
Chuck Schumer: @SenateMajLdr once likened a well-qualified rating from @ABAesq to "getting straight A+'s on your report card." Now the GOP is singing a much different tune as two of President Trump's judicial nominations have received unanimously not-qualified ratings.
6 month ago
Chuck Schumer: Leonard Grasz is just the third judicial nominee since 1989 to be unanimously deemed "not qualified" by the @ABAesq. A panel of nonpartisan, legal experts unanimously concluded that this man is not fit to be a judge. What else do my colleagues need to know?
6 month ago
Chuck Schumer: This evening, the Senate will vote on whether or not we should consider the nomination of Leonard Grasz to be a judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
6 month ago
Two top House Democrats are demanding DOJ docs they say could reveal "politically-motivated misconduct" at the bureau meant to harm Hillary Clinton's 2016 election chances, including potential leaks to a conservative website about the Clinton email probe.
@IvankaTrump: Today with some of my personal heroes, Astronauts Peggy Whitson, Christina Koch, Sandy Magnus, Jack Schmitt and Buzz Aldrin, celebrating American leadership in space and our commitment to sending astronauts to the Moon and beyond.
White House now out with statement from President Trump on attempted terror attack in New York City6 month ago
White House now out with statement from President Trump on attempted terror attack in New York City
Two Democrat senators, @SenGillibrand and @RonWyden, tweet that Congress must investigate sexual harassment and assault allegations against @realDonaldTrump.
@keithellison: One of the things Trump has uncorked is a hate machine, and we have got to resist it and stand up against it. Our best tool against it is our own solidarity.
The Supreme Court won't consider a Georgia woman's complaint that she was fired from her job because she's a lesbian, a case that would have looked at whether the nation's workplace anti-bias law bars sexual orientation discrimination.
6 month ago
Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. and elsewhere hit the jackpot as French President Emmanuel Macron awarded them millions of euros in grants to relocate to France for the rest of Donald Trump's presidential term
AG Sessions on NYC attack: We have now seen two terrorist attacks in New York City in less than two months that were carried out by people who came here as the result of our failed immigration policies that do not serve the national interest6 month ago
AG Sessions on NYC attack: "We have now seen two terrorist attacks in New York City in less than two months that were carried out by people who came here as the result of our failed immigration policies that do not serve the national interest"
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rides a bike through the streets of Paris before speaking at an environmental summit: It doesn't matter that Donald Trump backed out of the Paris Agreement6 month ago
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger rides a bike through the streets of Paris before speaking at an environmental summit: "It doesn't matter that Donald Trump backed out of the Paris Agreement"
Space Policy Directive is signed by @POTUS, telling @NASA to send astronauts back to the Moon and then to Mars.
@VP: "You are ensuring, Mr. President, the US will lead in space for the future and for generations to come."
President announces his Space Policy Directive to return Americans to the moon, for the purpose of establishing a foundation for further American space travel to Mars.
Today's action makes it official national policy to return US astronauts to the Moon and prepare for an eventual mission to Mars, says @VP.6 month ago
Today's action makes it official national policy to return US astronauts to the Moon and prepare for an eventual mission to Mars, says @VP.
6 month ago
@POTUS: "We are the leader and we're going to stay the leader."
6 month ago
@POTUS: "That's what our country is doing again. We're dreaming big."
Pentagon to allow transgender personnel to enlist starting Jan 1 despite @POTUS decision to bar their service. @PressSec says DOD simply complying with a court order. Says DOJ reviewing legal options so that @POTUS ban on transgender personnel can be implemented.6 month ago
Pentagon to allow transgender personnel to enlist starting Jan 1 despite @POTUS decision to bar their service. @PressSec says DOD "simply complying with a court order." Says DOJ reviewing legal options so that @POTUS ban on transgender personnel can be implemented.
Kirsten Gillibrand says that Trump "should resign" over sexual assault allegations: "These allegations are credible, they are numerous."
[email protected] on tax reform: "Our focus and our priorities are making sure that we provide middle class tax relief."
6 month ago
On the NYC bomb suspect, SH Sanders says the man came in via family migration in 2011, something Trump wants to end
Question on accusations of sexual misconduct against Trump: You said he has denied them. Can you say whether or not they are false? Sarah Sanders: I'm not going to respond.6 month ago
Question on accusations of sexual misconduct against Trump: "You said he has denied them. Can you say whether or not they are false?" Sarah Sanders: "I'm not going to respond."
6 month ago
More SH Sanders: "This took place long before he was elected to be President. The people of this country.supported President Trump."
6 month ago
SH Sanders on Trump accusers: "The President has addressed these accusations directly, and denied all of these allegations"
6 month ago
"We find it unfortunate they're walking away" says @PressSec of Arab leaders who are refusing to meet with @VP on his upcoming Middle East trip.
"We continue to urge calm" in the Middle East and US wants "to continue moving forward on the peace negotiations," says @PressSec.
6 month ago
WH cites DHS information that NYC bomb suspect entered U.S. on an F43 visa as result of "chain migration." It's a program, says @PressSec, that Pres Trump wants to eliminate.
6 month ago
No personnel announcements at this time, replies @PressSec to question that referenced on delay of @VictorDCha nomination as ambassador to ROK.
6 month ago
@PressSec: We'll "continue looking for the best way possible"to defeat ISIS.
"The president has addressed it. I don't have anything else to add," adds @PressSec as @AprilDRyan attempts followup.
6 month ago
"Ultimately the people of Alabama will make a decision in that race," says @PressSec in reply to ALSen questions.
"The president has firsthand knowledge on what he did or didn't do," Sarah Huckabee Sanders says, denying claims of the women (who also have firsthand knowledge of what he did)
PARIS (AP) — France's Macron awards grants worth millions to climate scientists from U.S., other nations to counter Trump.
WH hails "brave first responders" to NYC explosion. Sanders says Pres determined to protect US borders and ensure that foreigners entering US are not coming to do harm. Cites "great gains" against ISIS. Says president's plan to annihilate ISIS is moving on.
6 month ago
"Very big difference between making honest mistakes and purposely misleading people," replies @PressSec as reporters express concern about tone of @POTUS tweets.
6 month ago
"A number of outlets have had to retract and change" stories "some of them with major impacts," @PressSec says in response to question about @POTUS tweets attacking media.
@PressSec: "Eyewitnesses back up the president's claim in this process."
6 month ago
Responding to @nikkihaley comment on this subject @PressSec replies "It's a good that women are coming forward" but mere allegation "shouldn't determine the course."
6 month ago
Accusations made against @realDonaldTrump by various women were already "answered" by the outcome of the election, says @PressSec.
On @PANYNJ attack, @PressSec praises "brave first responders" as "heroes" and adds this underscores need for Congress to work with @POTUS on immigration reform.
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