[email protected] on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and Sen Al Franken: I think all of them should take responsibility for their behavior.

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

24 June 2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: Border Patrol Officer killed at Southern Border, another badly hurt. We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible. We will, and must, build the Wall!
7 month ago
[email protected]: Big-game trophy decision will be announced next week but will be very hard pressed to change my mind that this horror show in any way helps conservation of Elephants or any other animal.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Shoplifting is a very big deal in China, as it should be (5-10 years in jail), but not to father LaVar. Should have gotten his son out during my next trip to China instead. China told them why they were released. Very ungrateful!
7 month ago
[email protected]: Sen. Jeff Flake(y), who is unelectable in the Great State of Arizona (quit race, anemic polls) was caught (purposely) on “mike” saying bad things about your favorite President. He’ll be a NO on tax cuts because his political career anyway is “toast.”
Ex-mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani in Kharkiv
Senate Judiciary Democrats are calling on Chuck Grassley to reverse his decision to do away with blue slips for Trump judicial nominees, saying it’s further eroding bipartisan consensus and cooperation.
[email protected]: “I think that the victims who came forward were not treated as they should have been. They should have been believed because, as I have pointed out, most people who come forward are telling the truth.”
[email protected] on Russia probe: "As long as the face of this is going to be @HillaryClinton, I think most of the country is gonna get turned off and repulsed by it."
.@stevenmnuchin1 on GOP tax plans: We have the highest tax system in the world. How can our companies compete when their taxes are 35 percent and the rest of the world is in the low 20's.7 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax plans: "We have the highest tax system in the world. How can our companies compete when their taxes are 35 percent and the rest of the world is in the low 20's."
[email protected] on GOP tax plans: "We have a lot of confidence that Congress will do the right thing."
.@stevenmnuchin1 on GOP tax plans: You can't tell corporations they're going back to a worldwide system.7 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax plans: "You can't tell corporations they're going back to a worldwide system."
.@stevenmnuchin1 on GOP tax plans: Because we're changing from an international system to a territorial system, we need to make the corporate tax cuts permanent.7 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax plans: "Because we're changing from an international system to a territorial system, we need to make the corporate tax cuts permanent."
.@stevenmnuchin1 on GOP tax reform: On the personal tax side, middle income people are getting cuts and rich people are getting very little cuts or in certain cases increases.7 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax reform: "On the personal tax side, middle income people are getting cuts and rich people are getting very little cuts or in certain cases increases."
.@stevenmnuchin1 on GOP tax plans: This is about making the business tax plan competitive which is about creating jobs.7 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax plans: "This is about making the business tax plan competitive which is about creating jobs."
Former Oklahoma Republican state senator has agreed to plead guilty to a child sex trafficking offense.
.@RepMiaLove on sexual harassment in Congress: I think it’s important that this is not politicized or used for political gain.7 month ago
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress: "I think it’s important that this is not politicized or used for political gain."
US Department of State: Secretary Tillerson discussed the United States' strong support for Jordan and maintaining the de-escalation area in southern Syria with Jordanian Foreign Minister @AymanHsafadi by phone yesterday. The Secretary also reaffirmed US support for Lebanon's independence.
Rep. Jackie Speier calls congressional Office of Compliance an "enabler" of sexual harassment
@RepAdamSchiff: The President would have left American students in a foreign jail because their families didn’t lavish sufficient praise on him. How can someone in such a big office be so small?
Homeland Security Dems want answers from DHS on how Jamie Johnson was vetted for his job. Johnson resigned as head of community outreach after it was revealed he once said blacks turned cities to 'slums' with 'laziness, drug use and sexual promiscuity'.
Trump says in twitter he should have let China jail 3 Americans because the father of one said something critical of him.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting of what I did for his son and that shoplifting is no big deal. I should have left them in jail!
According to a recent accounting by the Washington Post, “the Trump campaign interacted with Russians at least thirty-one times throughout the campaign” and there were at “at least 19 known meetings.”
[email protected]: "Russia and the Assad government have been twins in this ever since the beginning."
[email protected]: "Under @BarackObama and especially with @JohnKerry as Sec. of State, we heard time and time and time again that Russia and the United States shared the same objective: They both wanted Assad out of power It was NEVER true."
1000s of Puerto Ricans taking to Independence Ave. 60 days after Maria
Congress has paid $17.24 million for 264 settlements between 1997 and 2017, according to the congressional Office of Compliance.
7 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 3539 block of Georgia Ave NW: no casualities
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 1000 block of Spring Rd NW: 1 killed
7 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 700 block of H Street NE: no casualities
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 18th St NW and M St NW: no casualities
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 1000 block of Spring Rd NW: no casualities
[email protected] says administration wants tax bill to pass, with or without repeal of Obamacare mandate
“They should have been believed.” - @RepSpeier on Bill Clinton accusers.
[email protected] says sexual harassment is worse than ever in Congress: “We have a system in place that allows the harasser to go unchecked."
[email protected] on individual mandate attached to tax reform: We have a tax bill now that will repeal the most hated and unpopular part of Obamacare.
Mulvaney says the goal is to pass the best tax plan. If that means losing individual mandate, so be it: “If it needs to come out in order for that good tax bill to pass, we can live with that as well."
Mulvaney says Sen. Ron Johnson’s critiques on tax bill have hit on the right issues, says "It needs to get fixed and I'm absolutely comfortable it will be"
Should alleged harassment charges implicating @POTUS be re-examined? “The American people had their say.” – @SenTomCotton
“It is a huge hit for every single California family.” - Rep. Jackie Speier on the passed House tax reform bill
Rep. Jackie Speier says over 90% of those sexually harassed or assaulted are telling the truth. Says victims of Moore, Trump and Franken should be believed.
“If [President Trump] were running today I bet he would not be elected.” - Rep. Jackie Speier says there's been a cultural shift and sexual harassment allegations are taken more seriously today.
Dickerson: If people's premiums go up doesn't that negate the tax cut? Cotton: That's not right. Every income group under the Senate bill will see a tax cut.
Sen. Tom Cotton on Congress’ involvement in the potential nuclear launch: “It certainly doesn’t make sense to have Congress involved in the matter.” Says the President would have minutes to decide if a nuclear weapon was launched towards U.S.
Sen. Tom Cotton on believing sexual harassment accusers: “I think it’s hard to generalize … It’s important we take the issue of sexual harassment and assault seriously”
“If their premiums do go up, they’re still going to get higher subsidies.” –Sen. Cotton on effect of sticking individual mandate.
[email protected]: "It's incredible the amount that's been done I'm proud of [@POTUS]."
[email protected]: "If we're able to repatriate all that money think what that will do."
Cotton says sexual harassment has no place in Congress.
Sen. Tom Cotton on possible Roy Moore Senate expulsion if he gets elected: “I’m not going to speculate on hypotheticals.”
The front page of today’s Birmingham News.
That’s one *massive* Puerto Rican flag out back. #UnityMarchForPuertoRico
Big crowd. “Puerto Rico se levanta,” they shout in unison. PR rises. #UnityMarchForPuertoRico
[email protected]: "This bill got into trouble with me when they decided to buy votes by having Californians and New Yorkers pay higher taxes."
[email protected]: "My father's not playing. Mattis - believe me - these aren't people who play games. They're deadly serious about protecting this nation and protecting the free world against lunacy."
.@EricTrump: You want the masses to pay less You want them to be able to invest that money in a meaningful way.7 month ago
[email protected]: "You want the masses to pay less You want them to be able to invest that money in a meaningful way."
[email protected]: "[@POTUS's] added close to $6 trillion to our nation's economy."
Marc Short tells @ThisWeekABC White House likes "the fact that the Senate has included" individual mandate repeal in tax bill.
Bernie Sanders slams the GOP tax bill: “This is a terrible, terrible piece of legislation and it must be defeated.”
[email protected]: "Let's shed this whole tax code. It's a loser. It is not helping us. It is holding back growth."
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney: "The President is not going to sign a bill that raises taxes on the middle class, period."
[email protected]: "To get 227 House Republicans to agree on something as big as this is, I think, incredibly significant."
.@PeterRoskam: What this bill does is a transformational approach as it relates to taxes. This is not simply a tax cut. This is a transformation of our entire tax policy.7 month ago
[email protected]: "What this bill does is a transformational approach as it relates to taxes. This is not simply a tax cut. This is a transformation of our entire tax policy."
Susan Collins on Roy Moore: "I read his denials, I listened to his radio interview, and I did not find him to be credible."
Sanders on Gillibrand’s remark that Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky affair: “I don’t think at this moment our goal is to look back Our goal is to go forward. And our goal is to understand that we have a real crisis in this country”
[email protected] on his choice of print over cursive for his signature on the U.S. dollar: I felt since it’ll be on the dollar bill forever, I should have a nice clean signature.
[email protected] on photos with wife holding freshly printed dollar bills: I was very excited about having my signature on the money and it’s something I’m very proud of… I didn’t realize the pictures were public and went viral.
[email protected] on tax reform: We’re going to get something to the president to sign this year…people have confidence in @POTUS’ economic plan, you see it in the markets.
[email protected] says he has met with GOP senators this week to incorporate their views into tax plan and that he wants to get it to @POTUS by Christmas.
[email protected] on if individual mandate is being used as bargaining chip: @POTUS thinks we should get rid of it, I think we should get rid of it; its fundamentally unfair…right now our objective is to keep it in.
Fmr. Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo on MeToo: "This is all about getting to Donald Trump. If they are willing to throw Bill Clinton under the bus, you know they are going for Donald Trump."
[email protected] on whether he is certain Congress will re-up the individual tax cuts in 2025: I don’t know, if it doesn’t create growth then Congress will deal with it at the time…We have confidence Congress will do the right thing.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders distinguishing between Trump and Franken: "Senator Franken has admitted wrongdoing, and the President hasn’t. I think that's a very clear distinction.”
7 month ago
[email protected] on criticism the GOP tax plan favors the wealthy: Because we’re changing from an international system to territorial—we need to make the corporate tax cuts permanent and phase out the personal.
Treasury Secretary @stevenmnuchin1 on criticism the GOP tax plan favors the wealthy: I don’t agree…this is about making the American business system competitive and creating jobs and a significant middle-class tax cut.
Fmr. Trump campaign adviser Michael Caputo praises Kirsten Gillibrand for saying that Bill Clinton should have resigned over Lewinsky: "I think [Gillibrand] is a real comer for the presidency."
Should Bill Clinton have resigned? Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL): "I don't think it makes sense to go back to 20 years ago he did pay his penance."
White House warns 29 sanctuary cities to comply with the DOJ or risk losing federal aid
On CNNSOTU @SenSanders tells @jaketapper that Franken's fate "rests with the people of Minnesota"
Sen. Bernie Sanders slams GOP tax bill: “They are going to come back with massive cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid"
[email protected] to @jaketapper on Gillibrand's Clinton claim: "our goal is to go forward" not "look back"
[email protected] on @SenGillibrand saying Bill Clinton should have resigned over Monica Lewinsky: "I don't think at this moment our goal is to look back our goal is to go forward. We have a crisis. Women are being harassed every single day. Our job is to change that culture."
WH official Marc Short: If Trump "did not believe the women's accusations were credible, he would be down campaigning for Roy Moore."
Sen. Bernie Sanders says Democrats have been “completely shut out” of the tax debate.
[email protected] on fate of tax reform: We’ll have a full team on display in December bringing a Christmas gift to the American people allowing them to keep their hard earned money.
"So he no longer backs Roy Moore?" Marc Short: "I think he thinks it's best for the people of Alabama to make that decision."
[email protected] says he looks forward to working with Democrats on tax reform and believes the plan will not head the same way of “repeal and replace” in the Senate.
[email protected] says the territorial tax system proposed by Republicans could "lead to the exodus of jobs."
[email protected] on corporate tax rate: If we are able to lower the highest corporate tax rate in the world and make it permanent, jobs will be created here at home.
[email protected] says the GOP tax plan will lead to a $1.5 trillion increase in the debt which will trigger cuts: "They are going to come back with massive cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. This is a terrible, terrible piece of legislation and it must be defeated."
[email protected]: Trump's "obstructionist" claim is "total nonsense"
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress: Controversy is over the necessity to respect women…Period. This has nothing to do with establishment Republicans or politics, has to do with the example we want to display.
[email protected] on Moore: It is in the best interest of the country and Alabama for Roy Moore to find something else to do.
Jason Chaffetz is arguing that someone who engages in sexual harassment/assault should get the political death penalty.
[email protected] on Roy Moore/Alabama Senate race: Allegations are stronger than the denial and Moore should find something else to do, that was my way of saying he should not be in the race.
[email protected] to @SenatorCollins on Senate tax bill: "Listening to you today, sounds like that bill is going to have to change an awful lot before it gets your support."
Marc Short on Trump's position on Roy Moore: "We are uncomfortable with the explanations that Roy Moore has given to date."
[email protected] on sexual harassment in Congress: We hold our members to higher standards.
[email protected] on potential $25 billion in Medicare cuts in Senate tax bill. "I have talked to my colleagues about that, because that's obviously something that I cannot support."
[email protected] on Senate Ethics Cmte investigation into sexual harassment accusation against Sen Al Franken: This is absolutely the right starting point. This is a brand new era…reality is we should take responsibility.
Collins says she hopes mandate repeal is dropped from Senate GOP tax bill, but adds there are ways to "mitigate" its impact if it's passed.
[email protected] on sexual harassment accusations against @POTUS, @SenFranken and @MooreSenate: All of these situations are completely differentThis is about looking to the future and making sure women are empowered and no longer victimized.
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney says the cuts for individuals are temporary because the Senate rules require "trying to manipulate the numbers" so that you can "game the system."
[email protected] on Senate GOP tax bill: "I want to see changes in that bill, and I think there will be changes."
[email protected] on accusations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and Sen Al Franken: They all deserve due process…This type of behavior is unacceptable.
.@KenPaxtonTX: We've got a special prosecutor appointed to investigate Trump on less allegation than we already know about Hillary Clinton7 month ago
[email protected]: We've got a special prosecutor appointed to investigate Trump on less allegation than we already know about Hillary Clinton
[email protected] on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and Sen Al Franken: I think all of them should take responsibility for their behavior.
[email protected] to @jaketapper: WH okay with taking Obamacare mandate repeal out of tax bill
[email protected] (R-UT) on sexual harassment in Congress: I think it’s important that this is not politicized or used for political gain.
[email protected]: You can't vote for GOP tax bill as written? @SenatorCollins: "I haven't reached that conclusion yet."
[email protected] says as the only woman in the Utah delegation, she has a problem with the current process to report sexual harassment in Congress.
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney: Trump "will not sign a bill that raises taxes on the middle class. Period."
[email protected] on Senate GOP tax bill: "I want to see changes in that bill, and I think there will be changes."
[email protected] (R-UT) on sexual harassment in Congress: It’s important we’re comfortable having this conversation so we can protect women in the work space.
[email protected] (R-UT) on sexual harassment in Congress: This has been going on for a very long time and I’m glad people are speaking out about it.
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney says if removing the individual mandate "becomes an impediment" to getting the best tax bill, Trump supports removing it. But at this time, he doesn't see it as an impediment.
[email protected]: "My hope isthe voters of Alabama will not elect Roy Moore."
[email protected] on Roy Moore: "I read his denials, I listened to his radio interview, and I did not find him to be credible."
[email protected] believes a change is coming in culture of sexual harassment, but says the discrediting of accusers "has to stop."
[email protected] says she did not support Donald Trump in part because of allegations of sexual misconduct.
[email protected]: "increased premiums" from mandate repeal will "cancel tax cut" for some middle class
[email protected]: Obamacare mandate repeal "shouldn't be in the bill"
[email protected]: "Too early to say " if Senate will expel Moore
[email protected] on ending the individual mandate: "I don't think that provision should be in the [Senate tax] bill." But then adds: "if not, I think we need to fix it," cites the Alexander-Murray bill and her bill on high-risk pools.
Sen. Susan Collins: “I’ve never supported Roy Moore and I hope that he does not end up being in the US Senate”
[email protected] wants the Senate to strike the repeal of the individual mandate BUT she also says: "I think we need to distinguish between taking away insurance from people who already have it vs. removing a fine from people who choose not to have insurance"
Rep. Frederica Wilson still demanding an apology from Gen. John Kelly
House leaders, including Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), have long asserted that cutting taxes on the wealthy and businesses will spur economic growth that benefits all Americans.
WP: Trump and GOP leaders in Congress are aiming to pass legislation by year’s end that would deliver $1.5 trillion in tax cuts over a decade. Both the House and Senate bills deliver the majority of the cuts to corporations and wealthy Americans.
Washington Post: “Only about 30% of Americans support the tax plan. This is lower than support for almost any of these legislative initiatives. The only thing that was less popular was the GOP health-care bill that was intended to replace the Affordable Care Act.”
U.S. Secret Service:An individual attempted to jump the bike rack security barrier along the @WhiteHouse North Fence Line. Immediately taken into custody.
Washington: Two men were killed in separate shootings in Washington, D.C., overnight. Police said the first shooting occurred around 11 p.m. on Saturday in the 3000 block of 30th Street Southeast. They said a man was shot and killed. The man has not been identified, and police had no information about a shooter.
@RepAdamSchiff: Thank you again, Mr. President, for showing such maturity and magnanimity. Your words demonstrate why, as you say, America has never been respected like this before.
U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order
Texas Republicans, Dems are slamming the new W.H. disaster relief aid request as "completely inadequate,” says it "does not live up" to what Trump pledged.
7 month ago
2 ex-CIA employees are accusing the Trump admin’s choice for CIA chief watchdog of misleading Congress when he said he didn't know about active whistleblower complaints against him.
13 Senate Dems are calling for the FCC Inspector General to open an investigation into potential quid pro quo between FCC chair Ajit Pai the Trump administration and Sinclair broadcasting.7 month ago
13 Senate Dems are calling for the FCC Inspector General to open an investigation into potential quid pro quo between FCC chair Ajit Pai the Trump administration and Sinclair broadcasting.
7 month ago
The top nuclear commander in the U.S. said he would refuse an order to conduct a nuclear strike from Trump if he thought the launch was "illegal."
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: To make the tax system fairer, Republicans are closing loopholes and lowering rates.7 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: To make the tax system fairer, Republicans are closing loopholes and lowering rates.
The leaders of 34 cities and counties  have filed a new legal brief opposing Trump’s latest travel ban.7 month ago
The leaders of 34 cities and counties have filed a new legal brief opposing Trump’s latest travel ban.
7 month ago
Jeff Flake was caught on a live mic saying, “If we become the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump, we are toast.”
7 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 1300 block of 13th St NW: no casualities
@SenCapito: Taxreform will make our country stronger and our families stronger.7 month ago
@SenCapito: Taxreform will make our country stronger and our families stronger.
Sources close to the W.H. reportedly said that Trump believes the allegations against Moore are bad for the GOP, but is reluctant to come out forcefully against Moore because of allegations he himself has faced.
Days before Trump flies into town, a yacht owned by Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has sailed into the Port of Palm Beach. Abramovich is a close ally of Putin. His yacht will be docked about a mile or so from Mar-a-Lago.
7 month ago
Next year, the Senate Ethics Committee could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior.
[email protected]: This legislation is pro-growth, it’s pro-family, because we want a plan that’s going to reward hard work, respect the dignity of work, and all everyone to keep more money in their pocket.
McMaster to present Trump with $47M deal to arm Ukraine against Russia
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