"If I can't afford it, it doesn't matter!" @LindseyGrahamSC confronted by protesters over GOP health care bill

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

12 December 2017
2 month ago
[email protected]: Big election tomorrow in the Great State of Alabama. Vote for Senator Luther Strange, tough on crime and border - will never let you down!
2 month ago
[email protected]: A few of the many clips of John McCain talking about Repealing and Replacing O'Care. My oh my has he changed-complete turn from years of talk!
2 month ago
[email protected]: Owed to Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with. Food, water and medical are top priorities - and doing well. FEMA
2 month ago
[email protected]: It's old electrical grid, which was in terrible shape, was devastated. Much of the Island was destroyed, with billions of dollars.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Texas and Florida are doing great but Puerto Rico, which was already suffering from broken infrastructure and massive debt, is in deep trouble..
2 month ago
[email protected]: Tremendous backlash against the NFL and its players for disrespect of our Country. StandForOurAnthem
2 month ago
[email protected]: General John Kelly totally agrees with my stance on NFL players and the fact that they should not be disrespecting our FLAG or GREAT COUNTRY!
2 month ago
[email protected]: [email protected] is FakeNews. Just reported COS (John Kelly) was opposed to my stance on NFL players disrespecting FLAG, ANTHEM, COUNTRY. Total lie!
Senator Collins opposes Graham-Cassidy health care bills2 month ago
Senator Collins opposes Graham-Cassidy health care bills
CBO releases preliminary analysis of Graham-Cassidy bill, says 2 month ago
CBO releases preliminary analysis of Graham-Cassidy bill, says "at least several weeks" needed to provide full analysis.
2 month ago
[email protected] says she's made up her mind on Graham-Cassidy. Won't say which way she's voting, yet.
2 month ago
Cornyn says Senate GOP will meet tomorrow to discuss current repeal effort. No decision til then
@VP: En route to @NASA_Marshall with  @Robert_Aderholt, Natl Space Council ED Scott Pace and policy dir. Daris Meeks to discuss space program.2 month ago
@VP: En route to @NASA_Marshall with @Robert_Aderholt, Natl Space Council ED Scott Pace and policy dir. Daris Meeks to discuss space program.
2 month ago
Graves backed Rep Pascrell D-NJ in asking why damage in TX and FL should get special tax treatment but not in NJ
2 month ago
Rep Garret Graves R-LA expresses opposition to provisions on flood insurance in this FAA/hurricane tax relief bill
.@clairecmc: 2 month ago
[email protected]: "Is there a legal definition of adequate and affordable in this bill?" @BillCassidy: "There's a Merriam-Webster definition."
2 month ago
Rep Bill Pascrell D-NJ says GOP took plans from his tax relief bill for Sandy but won't apply them to Sandy victims
2 month ago
@SenWarren: If Congress won't stand up for workers, the very least we can do is give these workers a chance to join together and stand up for themselves.
2 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Puerto Rico suffered catastrophic damage from HurricaneMaria. Millions with o power or water. Congress should take up emergency aid asap.
2 month ago
@RandPaul: Republicans treating health care bill "like a kidney stone: "Pass it, pass it. Pass it."
2 month ago
Cantwell also said Trump should name a point person to take the lead at the WH and work with all fed agencies on Puerto Rico response
2 month ago
Sen. Cantwell, in middle of health care hearing, redirects attention to Puerto Rico crisis. Says time for FEMA declaration for all of PR.
.@RandPaul says GOP constituents in KY want him to vote against Graham-Cassidy, believing it a 2 month ago
[email protected] says GOP constituents in KY want him to vote against Graham-Cassidy, believing it a "stamp of approval" on Obamacare spending.
2 month ago
Dozens arrested as demonstrators interrupt Senate hearing on Graham-Cassidy health plan
2 month ago
US Department of State: We'll continue to de-conflict ops with RUS, but comments made by RUS officials untrue and unhelpful.
.@RandPaul: 2 month ago
[email protected]: "We've always had friendly conversations. I've never had a cross word with the president."
.@RandPaul lists several conditions for supporting Graham-Cassidy bill. 2 month ago
[email protected] lists several conditions for supporting Graham-Cassidy bill. "Am I willing to compromise? Yes."
Man arrested near White House had these 9 guns, 3 knives, Secret Service says2 month ago
Man arrested near White House had these 9 guns, 3 knives, Secret Service says
2 month ago
[email protected], to @jaketapper: "Voting to keep it and block granting it is not repeal - it's fake repeal."
2 month ago
Jared Kushner used a private email account to talk to White House officials, his attorney says
2 month ago
McConnell back to whacking Obamacare on the Senate floor, praises Graham and Cassidy
2 month ago
Sen Schumer calls for White House to request more hurricane disaster aid for Florida, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
2 month ago
In opening remarks on Senate floor, McConnell doesn't tip his hand if he would bring Graham/Cassidy to flr. Very vague and neutral
2 month ago
McConnell opens Senate by thanking Graham and Cassidy, but mentions nothing about a vote on their GOP health plan
Rep. Cummings writes Jared Kushner, questioning use of personal email to communicate with White House officials2 month ago
Rep. Cummings writes Jared Kushner, questioning use of personal email to communicate with White House officials
2 month ago
“Certainly we’re going to continue to rely on partners…consistent with the president’s view of burden sharing" says WH NatSec Adv Gen McMaster
2 month ago
“I didn’t see any of the chaos…we were actually working in a sensible and effective way" says Gen HR McMaster of Trump White House
2 month ago
“His agenda is really clear" says Gen McMaster of @POTUS "He demands results"
2 month ago
On Trump White House, “There’s nobody who’s there serving the president who’s there to control the president” per Gen McMaster
.@VP departing for Huntsville, AL to meet with  top @NASA officials. Focus on future of space - vital for national security and US economy2 month ago
[email protected] departing for Huntsville, AL to meet with top @NASA officials. Focus on future of space - vital for national security and US economy
2 month ago
Pres Trump chose not to respond when asked about the North Korean Foreign Minister's charge that he had declared war on North Korea.
2 month ago
"If I can't afford it, it doesn't matter!" @LindseyGrahamSC confronted by protesters over GOP health care bill
Pres Trump advised the kids to 2 month ago
Pres Trump advised the kids to "do what you love and you're going to be successful." Said it's not work if you love what you do.
2 month ago
Pres said greater access to STEM and computer science classes will help kids prepare for the high-paying jobs of the future.
With kids in STEM t-shirts around the Resolute Desk, Pres Trump committed to $200-million a year to fund computer science education.2 month ago
With kids in STEM t-shirts around the Resolute Desk, Pres Trump committed to $200-million a year to fund computer science education.
2 month ago
@POTUS “has done everything he can to strengthen @NATO” per WH's McMaster “It seems like tough love but it’s love”
2 month ago
“Time to resurrect geopolitics as a focus of our strategic planning efforts” adds McMaster, saying US needs its allies
Pres Trump signs memorandum directing @BetsyDeVosED to make computer science a priority in the schools to better prepare kids for STEM jobs.2 month ago
Pres Trump signs memorandum directing @BetsyDeVosED to make computer science a priority in the schools to better prepare kids for STEM jobs.
2 month ago
US "not assuming that anything we do will go without some sort of a response" from DPRK per WH's McMaster
2 month ago
“Much greater danger of Kim Jong Un not recognizing the danger he was placing himself, his government and his ppl in”-McMaster re POTUS tweets
“I don’t think we have seen any evidence that difference rhetoric in the past has moderated the behavior2 month ago
“I don’t think we have seen any evidence that difference rhetoric in the past has moderated the behavior"of DPRK-McMaster on @POTUS tweets
2 month ago
"200 million a year. Does that sounds like big bucks?" Kids: "Yeah." Trump, joking: "It's peanuts. You're going to say 'Give us more.'"
2 month ago
US has thought through 4-5 different ways DPRK problem is going to be resolved - “some are uglier than others" per WH's McMaster
2 month ago
Cruz aides say Graham-Cassidy folks backed away from deal for more reg rollback in newest draft, still working "to get to yes"
2 month ago
“One of the things that North Korea could do…[give] access to IAEA [@iaeaorg] inspectors” suggests WH's McMaster
Cassidy says he would've preferred Dem co-sponsor, references his 2 month ago
Cassidy says he would've preferred Dem co-sponsor, references his "bipartisan" proposal with Susan Collins, a Republican.
.@POTUS signs STEM EO to help American kids be prepared for workforce of tomorrow. Admin focused on creating opportunities in our schools.2 month ago
[email protected] signs STEM EO to help American kids be prepared for workforce of tomorrow. Admin focused on creating opportunities in our schools.
2 month ago
“Talks have to happen under conditions that differ from previous talks” but not going to come up with list of preconditions, per McMaster
2 month ago
“What we hope to do is avoid war but what we can’t do is discount that possibility” - WH's Gen McMaster on DPRK threat
2 month ago
DPRK “threat much further advanced than anybody anticipated” per WH National Security Adviser McMaster
“A nuclearized North Korea…unacceptable bcs of the government's past behavior in proliferating every weapons system”-NSA McMaster2 month ago
“A nuclearized North Korea…unacceptable bcs of the government's past behavior in proliferating every weapons system”-NSA McMaster
.@BillCassidy: 2 month ago
[email protected]: "Actually, a state could take the dollars that we're giving, and continue the [Medicaid] expansion program as they have it."
2 month ago
National Security Council frames challenges through key guidlines,including “peace through strength”, such as in nuclear deterrence per McMaster
2 month ago
Need to"shift the balance back in favor of the United States” per McMaster “We’re beginning to frame the problemandprovide guidance"
2 month ago
Cassidy complains D's won't work with him, says he worked with Collins on earlier bill they could back. But Collins isn't backing this bill.
Key for US national security: “Get the White House out of the business of tactical decision making” per Nat Sec Adviser Gen HR McMaster2 month ago
Key for US national security: “Get the White House out of the business of tactical decision making” per Nat Sec Adviser Gen HR McMaster
Here’s someone working at the @WhiteHouse today producing a visible accomplishment.2 month ago
Here’s someone working at the @WhiteHouse today producing a visible accomplishment.
2 month ago
The pres is "simply stating that pride in our country is a good thing and standing up for the natl anthem is a symbol of that," says Sanders.
2 month ago
Q: “Is he trying to wage some kind of culture war?” @PressSec: “Not at all.”
2 month ago
Q: Does the president have a problem with the First Amendment? @PressSec: “Not at all.”
2 month ago
Sanders says federal response to Hurricane Maria "anything but slow.' Says @TomBossert45 and @FEMA_Brock today assessing in PR and USVI.
2 month ago
Sen Lindsey Graham R-SC at Senate health care hearing: "I'm here because Obamacare is a disaster in my state"
2 month ago
“The federal response has been anything but slow” to Puerto Rico, replies @PressSec. Focus still on life-saving efforts.
2 month ago
Charter aircraft travel by @SecPriceMD not approved by WH, says @PressSec. Came out of general funds at @HHSGov.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Always appropriate for the pres. of this country to promote our flag, to promote our national anthem and ask people to respect it.
2 month ago
“To my knowledge, very limited,” answers @PressSec on how extensive use is in @WhiteHouse of private e-mails.
Sanders says President Trump has sent FEMA Administrator Long, Homeland Security Adv. Bossert to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico today.2 month ago
Sanders says President Trump has sent FEMA Administrator Long, Homeland Security Adv. Bossert to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico today.
2 month ago
“It really doesn’t take that long to type out 140 characters,” says @PressSec on whether @POTUS TakeAKneeNFL tweets consuming his time.
2 month ago
“False narrative” that @POTUS was warned by officials not to make it personal with Kim Jong Un in UNGA speech, asserts @PressSec.
2 month ago
“I certainly don’t think talking about the American flag is a distraction for the President of the United States,” replies @PressSec.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "As President Trump has said: Racism is evil. It has no place in our country."
2 month ago
“We’ve not declared war on North Korea,” says @PressSec. “Frankly the suggestion of that is absurd.”
Defends @POTUS NFL statements. Says always appropriate for the pres to defend the flag, national anthem and those who fought to defend them.2 month ago
Defends @POTUS NFL statements. Says always appropriate for the pres to defend the flag, national anthem and those who fought to defend them.
2 month ago
“We’ve done unprecedented movement in terms of federal funding” for Puerto Rico, says @PressSec in response to question.
2 month ago
“It’s always appropriate for the President of the United States to defend our flag, to defend our National Anthem…" - @PressSec
2 month ago
@PressSec on TakeAKneeNFL: “This isn’t about the president being against anyone.”
2 month ago
"If you want a hearing, you better shut up," Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch says as protesters chant "No cuts to Medicaid."
List of 2 month ago
List of "grassroots leaders” invited for dinner with @POTUS this evening.
On Wednesday @POTUS heads to Indianapolis, announces @PressSec.2 month ago
On Wednesday @POTUS heads to Indianapolis, announces @PressSec.
Chair Orrin Hatch, Finance Committee members watch as protesters disrupt start of Graham-Cassidy hearing with chant about saving Medicaid.2 month ago
Chair Orrin Hatch, Finance Committee members watch as protesters disrupt start of Graham-Cassidy hearing with chant about saving Medicaid.
2 month ago
Sen Hatch R-UT just said the Graham-Cassidy health care hearing is in recess "until we get order"
Police appear to remove protester in a wheel chair at Graham-Cassidy hearing.2 month ago
Police appear to remove protester in a wheel chair at Graham-Cassidy hearing.
2 month ago
Sen Orrin Hatch R-UT tries to start hearing as demonstrators chant, "No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty"
2 month ago
Hatch on Graham Cassidy: " I wish 'em luck. But I'm not convinced they have much of a chance"
2 month ago
Pentagon: ISIS executed 45 of its own fighters between Iraqi cities of Anah and Rawa “as a warning to others,” who were fleeing Anah, spox
2 month ago
@SenSanders: The people of Puerto Rico are suffering. We must act immediately to address this humanitarian crisis.
In an order just issued, the Court asks for briefs on the case, and leaves open the chance of future arguments2 month ago
In an order just issued, the Court asks for briefs on the case, and leaves open the chance of future arguments
2 month ago
In aftermath of new Trump travel ban policy, US Supreme Court cancels October 10 arguments on that matter
2 month ago
Passing Graham-Cassidy will be "virtually impossible," @senorrinhatch says.
Memo signed by @POTUS 2 month ago
Memo signed by @POTUS "to prioritize computer science education programs for grades K-12."
2 month ago
Warner says if Kushner emails "used to hide anything that might have had something to do with Russians that would obviously be relevant"
2 month ago
Rand Paul is holding another press conference on Graham-Cassidy.
2 month ago
Defense Sec. Mattis not reviewing U.S. military participation in professional sports events, Pentagon spokesperson says
2 month ago
Tennessee police officer arrested near @WhiteHouse with weapons in car trunk.
2 month ago
Cruz not yet supportive of Graham Cassidy after revisions. Lee still reviewing. No votes have moved
2 month ago
If Pyongyang's provocative actions don't stop, then @POTUS will be provided with options to deal with DPRK, says @DeptofDefense.
@DNC chair @TomPerez on new draft of health care bill: 2 month ago
@DNC chair @TomPerez on new draft of health care bill: "Republicans have resorted to buying off votes to pass an unpopular bill."
2 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 4200 block of 7th St SE: no casualities
2 month ago
@SenSanders: It is cruel and immoral to say to millions of Americans, “We are going to take away the health insurance that keeps you alive.”
2 month ago
Hearing to consider GrahamCassidy in Senate Finance Committee today at 2:00 pm.
Democratic leaders urging vote against combo FAA/hurricane tax relief plan up for suspension vote in House today2 month ago
Democratic leaders urging vote against combo FAA/hurricane tax relief plan up for suspension vote in House today
2 month ago
[email protected] on Wall Street:"I think we've got to break up these big banks."
2 month ago
Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison for sex chats with a 15-year-old girl
2 month ago
Trump resigned on health care: "we’re going to lose two or three votes, and that’s the end of that.”
2 month ago
New Graham-Cassidy doesn't appease @RandPaul's concerns, says Paul spox.
White House Press Sec. Sarah Sanders will give an on-camera press briefing at 2 p.m. today2 month ago
White House Press Sec. Sarah Sanders will give an on-camera press briefing at 2 p.m. today
2 month ago
Rand Paul praises Braidy Industries: "an exciting time to be in Ashland"
2 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Congress is working with the administration to ensure necessary resources get to our fellow citizens in PuertoRico.
2 month ago
3 days aft @POTUS visit, @VP heads to Alabama today to do campaign rally for @lutherstrange in GOP runoff tomorrow again @MooreSenate
2 month ago
WH has ignored a bipartisan request from Senate Judiciary to provide more info about Kushner's security clearance, despite a July deadline
2 month ago
Trump: "Ray will have a hard time. If Luther wins, the Dems will hardly fight. If Ray wins they will pour in $30mil"
2 month ago
[email protected]: StandForOurAnthem
2 month ago
U.S. Secret Service arrests a person possessing firearms near the White House - statement
2 month ago
US Sen. John McCain says doctors have told him his brain cancer prognosis is 'very poor.'
2 month ago
[email protected]: The White House never looked more beautiful than it did returning last night. Important meetings taking place today. Big tax cuts and reform.
2 month ago
[email protected]: The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. NFL must respect this!
2 month ago
[email protected]: Many people booed the players who kneeled yesterday (which was a small percentage of total). These are fans who demand respect for our Flag!
2 month ago
[email protected]: So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up with disrespecting our Country or our Flag - they said it loud and clear!
2 month ago
[email protected]: Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Sports fans should never condone players that do not stand proud for their National Anthem or their Country. NFL should change policy!
2 month ago
[email protected]: Alaska, Arizona, Maine and Kentucky are big winners in the Healthcare proposal. 7 years of Repeal and Replace and some Senators not there.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Travel ban - the tougher, the better."
2 month ago
WH confirms to CNN Kushner used private email to occasionally correspond with admin officials, says "fewer than 100 emails" Jan-Aug