"It's not directed toward any particular threat" adds Pentagon spox Dana White re 3 US carrier/strikes groups in the Pacific

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17 November 2017
US reveals unclassified files on JFK’s assassination3 week ago
US reveals unclassified files on JFK’s assassination
3 week ago
JFK Documents: Two months before assassination, Oswald intercepted speaking to a KGB officer in "broken Russian"
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[email protected]: WORKING TOGETHER, we will defeat this OpioidEpidemic and free our nation from the terrible affliction of drug abuse.
3 week ago
FP: Tillerson has eliminated a key office that oversees sanctions policy.
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@POTUS @POTUS "has demanded unprecedented transparency from the agencies and directed them to minimize redactions without delay," says @PressSec.
Former VP Joe Biden and Lady Gaga team up to speak out against sexual assault: 3 week ago
Former VP Joe Biden and Lady Gaga team up to speak out against sexual assault: "It's on us, it's on everyone."
In his role as head of the revived National Space Council, @VP at @LockheedMartin in Denver to view simulation of a Mars Base Camp.3 week ago
In his role as head of the revived National Space Council, @VP at @LockheedMartin in Denver to view simulation of a Mars Base Camp.
3 week ago
[email protected]: Effective today, my administration officially declared the OpioidCrisis a NATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY under federal law.
3 week ago
[email protected]: Everything the Clinton camp and DNC were falsely accusing @POTUS of doing, they were doing.
3 week ago
Pentagon: have been about 26 missions in the same general area of Niger where US troops were ambushed over the last 6 months
3 week ago
"I don't want to paint it as friendly territory" per LtGen McKenzie "Our soldiers were armed and we knew there might be problems" re Niger
3 week ago
"Mission was conducted where we thought contact [with enemy] was unlikely" per LtGen McKenzie "It's possible that changed during the mission"
3 week ago
"There was 1 that had something to do with this operation" per LtGen McKenzie "It's involved in the timeline" re Niger ambush
3 week ago
Debbie Wasserman Schultz denies knowledge of dossier payment
@NancyPelosi: You can’t hand 80% of a bill’s tax cuts to the rich and then say it’s primary design is to help working families, @SpeakerRyan.3 week ago
@NancyPelosi: You can’t hand 80% of a bill’s tax cuts to the rich and then say it’s primary design is to help working families, @SpeakerRyan.
3 week ago
President also signs bill to further protect govt whistleblowers. Named for V.A. doctor fired after questioning over-medication of patients.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Cyber attacks are a threat to our national security. A bill helping state and local law enforcement fight these attacks is off to @POTUS.3 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Cyber attacks are a threat to our national security. A bill helping state and local law enforcement fight these attacks is off to @POTUS.
3 week ago
Without ceremony, President Trump today signed bill providing additional $36.5-billion for disaster relief and federal flood insurance payouts.
.@RepMaxineWaters Demands Twitter Disclose Kremlin-linked User Accounts that Targeted her District3 week ago
[email protected] Demands Twitter Disclose Kremlin-linked User Accounts that Targeted her District
Pelosi to Trump on declaring the opioid epidemic a public health emergency: 3 week ago
Pelosi to Trump on declaring the opioid epidemic a public health emergency: "Show me the money."
3 week ago
"North Korea makes a lot of threats and we are ready for anything that may come" per @ChiefPentSpox Dana White re DPRK's latest nuke threats
3 week ago
Message to DPRK? "I'm sure it demonstrates a capability the United States has" per LtGen McKenzie "associated with 3 aircraft carriers"
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"Just an opportunity to exercise 3 carrier strike groups togetherdoesn't come along very often" per LtGen Kenneth McKenzie
3 week ago
Chris Murphy on MSNBC: "[Trump's] sending a signal of weakness to Russia, to the Kremlin, that is freaking everybody out around the world."
3 week ago
"It's not directed toward any particular threat" adds Pentagon spox Dana White re 3 US carrier/strikes groups in the Pacific
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Sending 3 aircraft carriers to Pacific theater "unique opportunity" per @ChiefPentSpox "We can do something no one else in the world can"
.@statedeptspox provides an update on the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017.3 week ago
[email protected] provides an update on the Countering Russian Influence in Europe and Eurasia Act of 2017.
3 week ago
Flake to NBC on why he won't support Roy Moore: 'A guy who says a Muslim member of Congress shouldn't be able to serve, that's not right.'
3 week ago
@SenSanders: The Republican budget is disgraceful. Millions will lose health care and thousands will die in order to give tax breaks to billionaires.
.@statedeptspox: We play a key role in combating the deadly epidemic. @StateINL is leading efforts around globe related to opioid crisis3 week ago
[email protected]: We play a key role in combating the deadly epidemic. @StateINL is leading efforts around globe related to opioid crisis
3 week ago
@SenWarren: It’s clear the Trump admin had 1 goal: to sabotage the ACA. @realDonaldTrump should stop the malicious attacks on US families and do his job.
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[email protected]: @realDonaldTrump's decision to cancel ACA ads was blatantly political, made with no regard for its impact on taxpayers or families.
3 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: @POTUS Combined with actions the House has already taken, this directive will help state and local communities more effectively fight this battle.
@NancyPelosi: Words are not enough. The Admin must send up a viable funding request for this life-saving mission to succeed.3 week ago
@NancyPelosi: Words are not enough. The Admin must send up a viable funding request for this life-saving mission to succeed.
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@SenWarren: Within days of taking office, @realDonaldTrump ordered @HHSGov officials to cancel ads encouraging people to sign up for ACA coverage.
At end of speech, President calls @GovChristie to stage. He chairs President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.3 week ago
At end of speech, President calls @GovChristie to stage. He chairs President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.
Top Democrats on the Senate Energy and Finance Committees have sent a letter asking the GAO to investigate the Whitefish Energy Deal.3 week ago
Top Democrats on the Senate Energy and Finance Committees have sent a letter asking the GAO to investigate the Whitefish Energy Deal.
.@POTUS: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "Almost every American has witnessed the horrors of addiction."
In East Room @POTUS signs order declaring a 3 week ago
In East Room @POTUS signs order declaring a "public health emergency."
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"Together we will face this challenge as a national family," says @POTUS. "Working together we will defeat this opioid epidemic."
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[email protected]: "We will face this challenge as a national family."
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"We are going to overcome addiction in America," concludes @POTUS.
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[email protected]: "We will work to strengthen vulnerable families and communities."
Trump: 3 week ago
Trump: "There's nothing desirable about drugs - they're bad."
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@POTUS "Together we will face this challenge as a national family."
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@POTUS "It will be defeated. We will free our nation from the terrible affliction of drug abuse."
3 week ago
[email protected]: "It will take many years, and even decades but we must start in earnest now to combat [this] national health emergency."
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@POTUS "It will take many years, even decades, to address this scourge in our society."
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@POTUS "Each of us has a responsibility to this effort."
Trump calls for 3 week ago
Trump calls for "really smart advertising" to teach people not to start taking drugs. Says then it's easy to do.
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@POTUS "Almost every American has witnessed the horror of addiction."
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@POTUS "Every American should know that if they purchase illegal drugs"they're helping to finance some of the world's most dangerous criminals."
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[email protected]: "An astonishing 90% of the heroin in America comes from south of the border where we will be BUILDING A WALL."
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[email protected]: "For too long we have allowed drugs to ravage American homes, cities, and towns."
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US will be working with China, Latin American countries to combat the problem, says @POTUS.
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President reaffirms determination to build a wall along the southern border, saying it will "greatly help" to stop flow of drugs into the US.
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@POTUS "Millions of our fellow citizens are already addicted. That's the reality."
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@POTUS "We must stop the flow of all types of illegal drugs into our communities."
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[email protected]: "I learned bc of FredIf we can teach young people and people generally not to start, it's really, really easy not to take them."
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[email protected]: "I've never had a drink To this day, I've never had a cigarette."
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[email protected]: "I had brother Fred He had a problem with alcohol, and he would tell me, 'Don't drink.'"
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[email protected] talks about his older brother, an alcoholic: “He had a very, very, very tough life because of alcohol, believe me.”
3 week ago
"Really tough, really big advertising" proposed by @POTUS to keep young people from becoming addicts.
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@POTUS "I will be pushing the concept of non-addictive painkillers very, very hard."
3 week ago
President pledges to work with Rx companies to develop non-addictive painkillers. "We have to come up with that solution."
3 week ago
[email protected]: "I will be looking at the potential of the federal government bringing major lawsuits against bad actors."
Trump says Govt working to 3 week ago
Trump says Govt working to "hold back the flood and cheap and deadly Fentanyl," made in China. Will raise the issue when in China next month.
3 week ago
"We will be bringing some very major lawsuits" against people and companies, says @POTUS.
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[email protected]: "We are requiring that a specific opioid that is truly evil be taken off the market immediately."
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One "truly evil" opioid being taken off the market "immediately," announces @POTUS.
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Will mention opioid imports from China to President Xi "and he will do something about it," says @POTUS.
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"We can be the generation that ends the opioid epidemic," says @POTUS. Pledges to fight opioid epidemic "on all fronts."
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[email protected]: "The federal govt is aggressively fighting the opioid epidemic on all fronts."
3 week ago
[email protected]: "Ending the epidemic will require mobilization of government, local communities, and private organizations."
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@POTUS "It will require the resolve of our entire country."
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Final report from presidential commission coming next week, says @POTUS.
3 week ago
Trump administration declaring "a national public health emergency," announces @POTUS.
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[email protected]: "This epidemic is a national health emergency."
3 week ago
"As Americans we cannot allow this to continue," says @POTUS.
3 week ago
President Trump says opioid crisis in the U.S. - which killed 64,000 people last year alone - is the worst drug crisis in "world history"
3 week ago
[email protected]: "No part of our society - not young or old, rich or poor, urban or rural - has been spared this plague, drug addiction."
3 week ago
[email protected]: "Last year, almost 1 million Americans used heroin and more than 11 million abused prescription opioids."
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[email protected]: "Last year we lost at least 64,000 Americans to overdoses That's 7 lost lives per hour in our country."
President says opioid abuse 3 week ago
President says opioid abuse "a worldwide problem." Requires us to confront the crisis "in all of its very real" dimensions.
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[email protected]: "This is a worldwide problem, this crisis of drug use, addiction, and overdose deaths."
.@FLOTUS on opioid epidemic: 3 week ago
[email protected] on opioid epidemic: "I learned to help babies exceed, we must help their parents to exceed."
3 week ago
"What I found to be the common theme is that this can happen to any of us," says Mrs Trump of opioid abuse.
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"To help babies succeed, we have to help their parents succeed," @FLOTUS speech on the opioid crisis
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"No state has been spared, no demographic has been untouched," says @POTUS.
The First Lady says more than 2 million Americans nationwide affected by opioid crisis; more than 175 lost to overdoses everyday.3 week ago
The First Lady says more than 2 million Americans nationwide affected by opioid crisis; more than 175 lost to overdoses everyday.
.@RepMattGaetz: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "This budget doesn't reflect conservative priorities because it doesn't cut a dime in spending."
3 week ago
Trump camp downplays its ties to Cambridge Analytica—but FEC data shows Team Trump paid the group $5,900,000.
3 week ago
Trump's plan to eliminate SALT will shave 10% off the value of your home: Pelosi
3 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: The United States remains committed to providing leadership in every region of the world.
3 week ago
Sec. Tillerson: We cont. efforts to de-escalate violence in Syria and support Geneva process called for under @UN Security Council Res. 2254.
3 week ago
Sec Tillerson: We will work to make US India Strategic Partnership the foundation for greater peace, stability and growth of the IndoPacific.
.@marcorubio on Uranium One probe: 3 week ago
[email protected] on Uranium One probe: "It's a legitimate issue to focus on."
3 week ago
Sec Tillerson: We have a long history of positive partnership with Pakistan, but it must do more to eradicate militants within its country
3 week ago
Sec. Tillerson: Achieving peace, stability and prosperity in Afghanistan requires the involvement of regional partners – Pakistan and India.
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On Friday, @VP to visit @TeamMinot in ND and tour launch facility for 150 LGM-30 Minuteman III's, America's only land-based ICBMs.
3 week ago
Sec Tillerson: US stands ready to assist Baghdad and Erbil to chart positive course forward in support of unified Iraq thru peaceful means.
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Secretary Tillerson: US leadership has been and continues to be instrumental and necessary in Iraq. Under @HaiderAlAbadi, ISIS is in retreat.
3 week ago
Sec. Tillerson: US remains troubled about consequences of the Gulf dispute. Our message is clear: The GCC is strongest when it is united.
3 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: US continues to work closely with Qatar and our Gulf partners to crack down on militants and those who finance them.
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Sec. Tillerson: In Riyadh, the inaugural Joint Coordination Committee highlighted strength of the US relationship with Saudi Arabia and Iraq
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Sec. Tillerson: At each stop, we reaffirmed US will continue to provide global leadership, promote security, stability and prosperity for all
.@marcorubio on GOP feud: 3 week ago
[email protected] on GOP feud: "It wastes a lot of time on things that aren't relevant to what we should be working on."
.@marcorubio on childcare tax credit: 3 week ago
[email protected] on childcare tax credit: "If it raised taxes on middle class families, the president wouldn't sign it."
.@marcorubio: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "If we don't do the child tax credit then you're going to see some middle-class families get tax increases."
.@marcorubio: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "We're going to get to a place we need to get to, but we've got to get it done We've got to do tax reform."
3 week ago
Virginia Democrats are chiefly concerned that African-American turnout will lag in the off-year election
DNC Chair Tom Perez pretty succinctly explains why DNC/Clinton camp would use lawyer to hire Fusion GPS: Plausible deniability3 week ago
DNC Chair Tom Perez pretty succinctly explains why DNC/Clinton camp would use lawyer to hire Fusion GPS: Plausible deniability
Crony Capitalism is not what is needed, which is what is going on with Whitefish Energy deal, said @NancyPelosi3 week ago
Crony Capitalism is not what is needed, which is what is going on with Whitefish Energy deal, said @NancyPelosi
.@marcorubio: The budget is just the vehicle used for tax reform3 week ago
[email protected]: The budget is just the vehicle used for tax reform
.@RepChrisStewart: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "If you're one of these peopledreaming of President Trump's going to be impeached for collusion keep on dreaming."
Statement from @statedeptspox on DPRK human rights abuses.3 week ago
Statement from @statedeptspox on DPRK human rights abuses.
.@VP arrives at @JBA_NAFW and boards Air Force Two en route Denver for state GOP fundraiser and dropby @LockheedMartin to see Mars lander.3 week ago
[email protected] arrives at @JBA_NAFW and boards Air Force Two en route Denver for state GOP fundraiser and dropby @LockheedMartin to see Mars lander.
.@RepJimRenacci: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "We are overtaxed in this country The federal government shouldn't be subsidizing these states."
.@RepJimRenacci: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "Tax cuts shouldn't be paid for. We need to be looking at our expenses. We need to be looking at what's driving the debt."
Statement from Chairman @RepDianeBlack on today's passage of the budget resolution3 week ago
Statement from Chairman @RepDianeBlack on today's passage of the budget resolution
.@RepJimRenacci: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "These budgets never get followed anyway. Since 1974 we haven't followed a budget."
3 week ago
Former Republican senator Tom Coburn: "We have a leader who has a personality disorder."
Maxine Waters: 3 week ago
Maxine Waters: "I have been aware for some time that I was targeted by Russian operatives whose interests were aligned with Donald Trump."
.@SpeakerRyan: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "I agree with comprehensive tax reform We're trying to achieve giving people a break on their taxes."
3 week ago
[email protected]: Congratulated Austrian FM @SebastianKurz on his election as Chancellor and discussed continued cooperation on trade and defeating ISIS
3 week ago
House budget approval sets stage for Congress “to put America first by providing economic relief for the American people,” says @PressSec.
.@SpeakerRyan: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "We believe that families need a break."
.@SpeakerRyan: 3 week ago
[email protected]: "We passed a budget that is really good for taxpayers."
3 week ago
Bill Browder: Interpol just confirmed they’ve blocked Russia’s abusive arrest warrant. This is 5th time Russia has been rejected by Interpol
3 week ago
White House: Pres Trump "applauds Congress" for passing budget bill. Says it "sets the stage for Congress to put America First" by passing tax cuts
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: For too long, Americans have lived under a broken tax system where they see too little of their hard-earned money. Tax Reform will fix that3 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: For too long, Americans have lived under a broken tax system where they see too little of their hard-earned money. Tax Reform will fix that
3 week ago
Today's passage of the budget resolution "brings us one step closer to historic tax reform," says @SpeakerRyan
3 week ago
The House Ways and Means Committee will release the draft tax reform bill on November 1; markup starts November 6
3 week ago
[email protected]: A big step toward delivering @POTUS' tax cut plan for the American people
3 week ago
Corker: Parts of the GOP tax plan are "ridiculous" and can be thrown "in the trash", won't drive economic growth
3 week ago
[email protected]: Big news - Budget just passed!
House approves Senate passed budget3 week ago
House approves Senate passed budget
3 week ago
[email protected]: Do not underestimate the UNITY within the Republican Party!
3 week ago
Rep. Trent Franks‏: Obama-holdovers like Brett McGurk are actively undermining President Trump’s courageous stand against Iran.
3 week ago
[email protected]: If there was anyone that was colluding with the Russians to influence the election, look no further than the Clintons, the DNC.
3 week ago
[email protected]: Ed Gillespie will be a great Governor of Virginia. His opponent doesn't even show up to meetings/work, and will be VERY weak on crime!
3 week ago
[email protected]: Ed Gillespie will turn the really bad Virginia economy 's around, and fast. Strong on crime, he might even save our great statues/heritage!
3 week ago
[email protected] on why he believes in @POTUS: “The economy is booming, the stock market is rising.” @foxandfriends
3 week ago
Trump to declare public health emergency for opioids, a partial measure to fight drug epidemic
3 week ago
[email protected]: Together, we will Make America Great Again! AmericaFirst
3 week ago
[email protected]: This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country - and we need it! TaxReform Read more:
3 week ago
[email protected]: Texas @GovAbbott and Lt. Gov. @DanPatrick, Thank you for todays briefing on hurricane recovery efforts here in TX. Keep up the great work!
3 week ago
"I'm the builder president," says @POTUS during briefing in Texas on hurricane recovery efforts.
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Trump will get a briefing on Texas hurricane recovery efforts.
In Dallas @POTUS boards limo for ride to roundtable with @GOP supporters.3 week ago
In Dallas @POTUS boards limo for ride to roundtable with @GOP supporters.
Holds up sign from crowd: 3 week ago
Holds up sign from crowd: "We played hooky to high five the President."
President walks over to greet cheering onlookers on the tarmac at Love Field.3 week ago
President walks over to greet cheering onlookers on the tarmac at Love Field.
Here in the @WhiteHouse briefing room @VOAYYH of @VOAChinese reporting about today’s @POTUS phone call with China President Xi.3 week ago
Here in the @WhiteHouse briefing room @VOAYYH of @VOAChinese reporting about today’s @POTUS phone call with China President Xi.
3 week ago
The US House of Representatives is unanimously voting in favor of a bill to stop the funding of Hezbollah militias and includes sanctions on any of its financiers