Warren is outside @CFPB rallying against Mulvaney. "For 6 years, this agency has fought to keep people from getting cheated now it's time for us to fight for the agency."

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

14 December 2017
2 week ago
[email protected]: Great day for Tax Cuts and the Republican Party. But the biggest Winner will be our great Country!
2 week ago
[email protected]: Just won the lawsuit on leadership of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB. A big win for the Consumer!
2 week ago
[email protected]: Charles McCullough, the respected fmr Intel Comm Inspector General, said public was misled on Crooked Hillary Emails. "Emails endangered National Security." Why aren't our deep State authorities looking at this? Rigged and corrupt? @TuckerCarlson @seanhannity
2 week ago
[email protected]: After North Korea missile launch, it's more important than ever to fund our gov't and military! Dems shouldn't hold troop funding hostage for amnesty and illegal immigration. I ran on stopping illegal immigration and won big. They can't now threaten a shutdown to get their demands.
2 week ago
[email protected]: "The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment was at its highest level in nearly 17 years in November. The Consumer Confidence Index rose from 126.2 in October to 129.5, notching its best reading since December 2000"
2 week ago
[email protected]: Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all finished the day at new RECORD HIGHS!
2 week ago
[email protected]: Remarks from the Roosevelt Room with @SenateMajLdr Mitch McConnell, @SpeakerRyan and Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis.
Video: @statedeptspox comments on the November 26 municipal elections in Cuba.2 week ago
Video: @statedeptspox comments on the November 26 municipal elections in Cuba.
Pres Trump calls his lunch meeting with Senate Republicans 2 week ago
Pres Trump calls his lunch meeting with Senate Republicans "phenomenal." Says GOP Senators want to see tax cut bill enacted. Wishes press could have covered the lunch to see and hear what was said.
2 week ago
Chuck Schumer: Bipartisanship and compromise are possible on tax reform. We can do a better job than this and not saddle the next generation of Americans with even larger deficits, even larger debt.
2 week ago
Tillerson statement after North Korea missile launch: "Diplomatic options remain viable and open, for now."
2 week ago
Chuck Schumer: The GOPTaxBill would even open up drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge because this tax bill wouldn't be complete unless it helped big oil companies too.
@statedeptspox: We welcome Manisha Singh as new Asst. Secretary for @econatstate. She's the 1st woman appointed to serve in this position.2 week ago
@statedeptspox: We welcome Manisha Singh as new Asst. Secretary for @econatstate. She's the 1st woman appointed to serve in this position.
2 week ago
Trump says he believes that the tax bill will be passed by the Senate and says it will result in a tax cut that will be the "largest in the history of our country"
2 week ago
"They should be calling immediately and to say 'we want to see you,' but probably they won't because nothing to them is important except for raising taxes," President Trump says of Pelosi, Schumer
2 week ago
[email protected]: "We want our military funded, and we want it funded now."
.@SpeakerRyan: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "I think it's regrettable that our Democrat colleagues and leadership chose not to join us today. For a bill to become a law, Congress has to pass a bill, and @POTUS signs the bill."
2 week ago
DPRK missile program "endangers world peace, regional peace and certainly the United States," says Mattis
2 week ago
"We want our military funded and we want it funded now," says @POTUS in Roosevelt Room.
2 week ago
"It's a research and development effort on their part," adds Mattis
2 week ago
[email protected] calls his meeting with Republican senators a "love fest."
2 week ago
@SenSchumer: Under the GOPTaxBill, estates worth over $11 million get a tax break. Corporations get a permanent reduction in their tax rates while individual tax breaks expire after a few years. Why is that?
2 week ago
[email protected]: "The military to me is 1. We wouldn't be here without our powerful military. We're building it up stronger, bigger, better than ever before."
2 week ago
[email protected] says "we have tremendous support" on taxreform.
2 week ago
"In light of the missile launch they'll be here fairly quickly," @POTUS says of @SenSchumer and @NancyPelosi absence at today's @WhiteHouse meeting.
@RepAdamSchiff: Lost in the sea of falsehoods and errant tweets, is the deep damage being done at the Justice Department, where the rule of law is threatened along with the Department's independence.2 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Lost in the sea of falsehoods and errant tweets, is the deep damage being done at the Justice Department, where the rule of law is threatened along with the Department's independence.
Pres Trump seated in Roosevelt Room between seats marked for no-shows Schumer and Pelosi.2 week ago
Pres Trump seated in Roosevelt Room between seats marked for no-shows Schumer and Pelosi.
2 week ago
North Korea missile launch is the highest yet, poses worldwide threat, US Defense Secretary Mattis says
On dealing with the Democrats, Pres Trump says we are very far apartespecially on military funding. Says way way far apart.2 week ago
On dealing with the Democrats, Pres Trump says we are very far apartespecially on military funding. Says way way far apart.
2 week ago
California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct, making him the first lawmaker to leave office amid spate of reports rocking the state Capitol.
2 week ago
Trump says missile launch does not change U.S. approach to North Korea issue
2 week ago
Defense Secretary Mattis says North Korea launched an ICBM that went higher than any shot they have taken
2 week ago
The launch does not change the US approach to the DPRK issue, adds @POTUS
2 week ago
Trump predicts passage of Senate tax plan, accuses Democratic leaders of being `all talk' and `no action.'
2 week ago
On Schumer/Pelosi pulling out of meeting: President says he's not surprised they didn't show up. Says Dem policies weak on crime and border security. Says Dems all talk and no action. Now even worse.
2 week ago
After North Korea test, US President Trump says "We will take care of it"
2 week ago
Trump says North Korea launch 'is a situation that we will handle'
2 week ago
Retired Marine Colonel launches write-in bid for Alabama Senate race: "I was just dissatisfied with the choices I had as a voter."
2 week ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Senate Budget Committee just voted to advance the awful GOPTaxPlan that hurts the middle class! However, many Republican senators are still on the fence. Keep up the calls and let's stop this bad bill!
2 week ago
Several Congressional Black Caucus members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct
2 week ago
DPRK launch in "middle of the night was interesting – perhaps fear of pre-emption," says @Rmanning4. "But getting spun up every time he acts is dumb, counter-productive and helps Kim's victim-threat narrative boosting him internally."
2 week ago
Aide to @JeffFlake tells the Senator "still has concerns" with the tax bill. It's unclear if he votes "yes" when its called to the floor and remains a wildcard.
Schumer: 2 week ago
Schumer: "As long as [Trump] remains a destructive force, it would be a waste of everyone's time to continue working with someone who clearly has no interest in coming to an agreement."
2 week ago
"Our commitment to the defense of our allies, including the Republic of Korea and Japan, in the face of these threats, remains ironclad. We remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies from any attack or provocation" says Colonel Manning
Schumer: 2 week ago
Schumer: "With his tweet this morning, President Trump made sure that today's meeting is nothing but a photo-op."
2 week ago
Rex Tillerson says it's fine to cut State Dept budget bc they're going to be solving a bunch of global conflicts soon.
@GOPSenFinance: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will now head to the Senate floor for an open amendment process. Hats off to Chairman @SenatorEnzi's @BudgetGOP for advancing the bill.2 week ago
@GOPSenFinance: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will now head to the Senate floor for an open amendment process. Hats off to Chairman @SenatorEnzi's @BudgetGOP for advancing the bill.
2 week ago
No live TV coverage of Pres Trump's statement. Will be played back to networks on its conclusion.
Video: Police arrest protesters outside the Senate Budget Committee meeting2 week ago
Video: Police arrest protesters outside the Senate Budget Committee meeting
2 week ago
Both Corker and Johnson voted yes despite public reservations about the details
2 week ago
Tax bill clears Senate Budget Committee in 12-11 vote along party lines.
Protesters, some in wheelchairs, removed from Senate budget hearing while chanting 2 week ago
Protesters, some in wheelchairs, removed from Senate budget hearing while chanting "Shame on you!" and "Don't kill us, kill the bill."
2 week ago
"They've got to understand there's two sides to a negotiation," says @SenSchumer. "The president doesn't seem to understand that." Schumer says he still thinks a govt shutdown can be avoided.
Schumer says he's willling to meet with @POTUS if he says he's serious about resolving issues. 2 week ago
Schumer says he's willling to meet with @POTUS if he says he's serious about resolving issues. "We're not gonna sit down just for a photo operation" Says @realDonaldTrump tweet this morning "shows he's not yet ready" to work out a deal on Govt funding.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY): 2 week ago
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY): "The president and our Republican friends run the house and senate. They have a responsibility, a responsibility, not to let the government run out of funds."
.@SenJohnThune: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "This really is a generational opportunityThis country is the greatest economy in the world, we can do better than 2% growth."
Elizabeth Warren wants answers from Don McGahn and Mick Mulvaney on ethics, staffing, and recordkeeping concerns regarding Mulvaney's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appointment.2 week ago
Elizabeth Warren wants answers from Don McGahn and Mick Mulvaney on ethics, staffing, and recordkeeping concerns regarding Mulvaney's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appointment.
2 week ago
Susan Collins quips that the White House is working really hard to get her to Yes on the tax bill
Schumer defends decision not to attend @POTUS meeting. Says it would have been 2 week ago
Schumer defends decision not to attend @POTUS meeting. Says it would have been "nothing but a photo operation" Tells @POTUS "it's time to stoop tweeting and start leading."
2 week ago
@SenSanders: How is it a tax reform plan for the middle class if 87 million middle class households will see their taxes go up?
.@JohnCornyn: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "To me, a 'yes' vote on this tax bill means voting yes to a growing economy, more jobs, higher wages, and more take home pay. A 'no' vote, which is what our Democratic colleagues so far are telling us they're going to cast is a vote for stagnate wages, fewer jobs."
2 week ago
[email protected] to make remarks to the @WhiteHouse press pool at 15:00 EST (and the daily briefing has now vanished from the schedule).
Sen. @OrrinHatch says he's never seen partisanship 2 week ago
Sen. @OrrinHatch says he's never seen partisanship "worse than it has been the last few years."
McConnell likens getting 50 votes for a tax cut bill to solving a Rubik's Cube. Calls it 2 week ago
McConnell likens getting 50 votes for a tax cut bill to solving a Rubik's Cube. Calls it "a challenging exercise." Says still trying to satisfy all Senators about the bill.
.@SenateMajLdr: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "I never refused to go to a meeting that President Obama calledThat strikes me as a lack of seriousness about the matter before us."
.@senorrinhatch: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "This is an opportunity for the first time in 31 years to really get a tax bill that can help turn this country even further aheadI just wish we had more bipartisan support."
2 week ago
Sen. Mitch McConnell says Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are showing a "lack of serious" by cancelling a budget meeting with President Trump
The pro-Moore super PAC that, we learned yesterday, is financed by GOP megadonor Dick Uihlein just dropped another $4k on ads hitting Doug Jones2 week ago
The pro-Moore super PAC that, we learned yesterday, is financed by GOP megadonor Dick Uihlein just dropped another $4k on ads hitting Doug Jones
2 week ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "challenging exercise" to get 50 votes on the tax bill
2 week ago
Cruz: “We're not there yet, but we're close."
After Trump lunch with GOP Senators, @SenateMajLdr says @POTUS took questions from Senators for about an hour. McConnell says he's still attending 3PM meeting with the President even though Schumer/Pelosi are not.2 week ago
After Trump lunch with GOP Senators, @SenateMajLdr says @POTUS took questions from Senators for about an hour. McConnell says he's still attending 3PM meeting with the President even though Schumer/Pelosi are not.
President Trump responds when asked about new North Korean missile test.2 week ago
President Trump responds when asked about new North Korean missile test.
2 week ago
McConnell calls wrangling GOP votes on the tax bill “a challenging exercise."
2 week ago
Leaving GOP lunch with Trump @SenatorCollins says leaders are open to adding property tax deduction up to $10,000 as in House bill.
2 week ago
Trump just told Republican senators he supports the Alexander-Murray ACA stabilization bill, per Mike Rounds who was in the room.
2 week ago
Sen Susan Collins says “a lot of my concerns are being addressed," leaning toward supporting the tax bill after meeting with Trump and Senate Republicans
.@RandPaul: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "If someone mugs you, is it really justified for any reason?"
2 week ago
Trump briefed on North Korean missile launch, says @PressSec, "while missile was still in the air."
2 week ago
Senator Bernie Sanders to Headline ‘Protecting Working Families Tour' Rally in Louisville Friday
2 week ago
White House says Trump was briefed on North Korean missile launch while missile was still in the air
2 week ago
Ted Cruz has proposed triggering automatic tax *cuts* if the GOP bill's effect on the deficit is better than expected, as part of this trigger deal, per Sen. Kennedy
2 week ago
Leaving the Capitol, reporters shouted questions to @POTUS about TaxBill and the DPRK missile launch. He replied, "we'll be talking about it."
2 week ago
Trump to visit Salt Lake City on Monday, will announce a smaller Bears Ears and Grand Staircase
2 week ago
U.S. officials confirm launch by DPRK of some type of ballistic missile but are not yet releasing details as the military evaluates information. This does now appear NOT be a short-range missile launch.
2 week ago
"Probable" missile launch detected from North Korea, says Pentagon
2 week ago
FEMA awarded $30 million in contracts for Puerto Rico storm victims to an unproven Florida company that failed to supply the aid, according to the AP.
2 week ago
Elizabeth Warren rallies supporters against Trump's consumer watchdog appointment
2 week ago
US Department of State to @CBSNews There has been no incident in Uzbekistan
2 week ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein:A better approach for Republicans would be to scrap this bad bill and start working with Democrats on tax reform that helps middle-class families.
Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu wants FBI Director Wray to brief Congress on the failure of the FBI to notify current and former officials who were targeted by Russian hackers.2 week ago
Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu wants FBI Director Wray to brief Congress on the failure of the FBI to notify current and former officials who were targeted by Russian hackers.
2 week ago
The White House says @POTUS will still meet with @SpeakerRyan and @SenateMajLdr as scheduled today
2 week ago
[email protected]: "It's disappointing that Senator Schumer and Leader Pelosi are refusing to come to the table and discuss urgent issues."
2 week ago
Sayegh on @POTUS: Because, I think, he's been so open-minded, Democrats should be willing to come and make their case to him. OutnumberedOT
2 week ago
Russell Begaye, President of the Navajo Nation, on MSNBC: “To put in a slur that has become racial, ‘Pocahontas', didn't belong there. It was inappropriate, was not the time to do it, was not the place to do it It kind of ruined the whole ceremony."
2 week ago
Senator John McCain : Glad to see DC Council take up bill renaming street outside Russian Embassy "Boris Nemtsov Plaza." I'm a cosponsor of a bill to do the same. After his brutal murder, Putin is trying to bury even the memory of Nemtsov. We must remember his legacy.
Trump being escorted to policy lunch with Senate Republicans. Gives a thumbs up to reporters.2 week ago
Trump being escorted to policy lunch with Senate Republicans. Gives a thumbs up to reporters.
2 week ago
U.S. general sees no change in Pakistan behaviour despite Trump tough line
2 week ago
WH statement says @POTUS meeting "will proceed as scheduled" with Ryan and McConnell. "If the Democrats believe the American people deserve action on these critical year-end issues as we do, they should attend."
2 week ago
WH disappointed Schumer/Pelosi pull out of @POTUS meeting. @PressSec says @POTUS invitation "still stands" and "encourages them to put aside their pettiness, stop the political grandstanding, show up and get to work."
2 week ago
Warren "added in a final push for financial support, 'Let's show Donald Trump that we're sick of his racist slurs by getting to work to fight his agenda. Donald Trump can keep attacking my family – but I'm going to keep fighting for yours.'"
White House statement on the Schumer/Pelosi decision to boycott today's meeting2 week ago
White House statement on the Schumer/Pelosi decision to boycott today's meeting
2 week ago
As Trump arrives at Republican controlled Congress, Schumer managed to be speaking on the floor, so TV coverage is essentially Dems narrating Trump's arrival.
@VP: While today we celebrate the vote that took place in the United Nations 70 years ago - every day we celebrate the strength and vitality of the Jewish people, and the Jewish state of Israel.2 week ago
@VP: While today we celebrate the vote that took place in the United Nations 70 years ago - every day we celebrate the strength and vitality of the Jewish people, and the Jewish state of Israel.
Warren is outside @CFPB rallying against Mulvaney.  2 week ago
Warren is outside @CFPB rallying against Mulvaney. "For 6 years, this agency has fought to keep people from getting cheated now it's time for us to fight for the agency."
2 week ago
White House accuses Democrats of 'pettiness' and 'grandstanding' after they cancel meeting with Trump
@VP: While for the past 20 years, Congress and successive administrations have expressed a willingness to move our embassy, @POTUS Trump is actively considering when and how to move the American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.2 week ago
@VP: While for the past 20 years, Congress and successive administrations have expressed a willingness to move our embassy, @POTUS Trump is actively considering when and how to move the American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Mulvaney protest (organized by PCCC) outside CFPB2 week ago
Mulvaney protest (organized by PCCC) outside CFPB
President Trump arrives at Capitol for lunch with Senate Republicans on tax cut bill.2 week ago
President Trump arrives at Capitol for lunch with Senate Republicans on tax cut bill.
2 week ago
In statement, Ryan/McConnell says Schumer/Pelosi putting funding of govt operations including military "at great risk" and challenge them to attend WH meeting: "if Democrats want to reach an agreement, they will be there."
@VP: With the leadership of our @POTUS, and the efforts of our Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, one thing is clear - the days of Israel-bashing at the @UN are over.2 week ago
@VP: With the leadership of our @POTUS, and the efforts of our Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, one thing is clear - the days of Israel-bashing at the @UN are over.
2 week ago
@statedeptspox: The United States congratulates the people of Kenya on the conclusion of the presidential election process, as well as President @UKenyatta and Deputy President @WilliamsRuto on their inauguration for a second term.
2 week ago
In response to Schumer/Pelosi saying no point in meeting with Trump, Ryan/McConnell say "We have important work to do, and Democratic leaders have continually found new excuses not to meet with the administration to discuss these issues."
@VP: Under @POTUS Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel.2 week ago
@VP: Under @POTUS Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel.
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Brexit during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.2 week ago
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Brexit during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.
Secretary Tillerson: The nations of Europe must accept greater responsibility for their own security challenges.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: The nations of Europe must accept greater responsibility for their own security challenges.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: We have important work to do. There is a meeting at the White House this afternoon, and if Democrats want to reach an agreement on these issues, they will be there.2 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: We have important work to do. There is a meeting at the White House this afternoon, and if Democrats want to reach an agreement on these issues, they will be there.
2 week ago
Experts think North Korea could conduct another missile test 'within days' - U.S. government sources
2 week ago
Speaking at commemoration event of UN Resolution 181 that led to the establishment of the state of Israel, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says; Donald Trump is actively considering when and how to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Afghanistan2 week ago
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Afghanistan
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We ask our European partners to join us in standing up to all of Iran's maligned behavior.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We ask our European partners to join us in standing up to all of Iran's maligned behavior.
2 week ago
[email protected]: "Our taxreform plan rightly provides tax relief for job creators, empowering entrepreneurs and small businesses to continue opening, operating and expanding."
Video: Department of State:Secretary Tillerson comments on Russia during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.2 week ago
Video: Department of State:Secretary Tillerson comments on Russia during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.
2 week ago
Tillerson: conflict in Ukraine is "an enduring obstacle" to US relations with Russia
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on US-European cooperation around the globe.2 week ago
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on US-European cooperation around the globe.
Tillerson: 2 week ago
Tillerson: "I've told the Russians: We'll never get this relationship back to normal if we don't solve Ukraine."
Secretary Tillerson: Our European partners have been strong supporters of our diplomatic and economic pressure campaign against North Korea.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: Our European partners have been strong supporters of our diplomatic and economic pressure campaign against North Korea.
Sec. Tillerson: US andour European allies have partnered to hold Assad accountable through sanctions for crimes against his own people.2 week ago
Sec. Tillerson: US andour European allies have partnered to hold Assad accountable through sanctions for crimes against his own people.
2 week ago
Tillerson: Cut in State Dept in part "based on expectation of getting these [global] conflicts resolved."
2 week ago
US calls on EU and Britain to pursue Brexit talks 'quickly'
Secretary Tillerson: The US will continue to work with partners in the EU to bring stability, prosperity, and democracy to the Balkans.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: The US will continue to work with partners in the EU to bring stability, prosperity, and democracy to the Balkans.
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on the importance of enhancing European energy security2 week ago
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on the importance of enhancing European energy security
2 week ago
@SenSchumer: If @POTUS, who already said earlier this year that "our country needs a good shutdown," isn't interested in addressing the difficult year end agenda, we'll work with those who are. Looking fwd to continuing to work in good faith with our GOP colleagues in Congress to do just that.
2 week ago
@Sen_JoeManchin: I want to do something for the American people and this country. And I want to do it working together.
2 week ago
@Sen_JoeManchin: I've reached out, I want to have an agreement on taxreform - it should be a bipartisan pathway.
2 week ago
Nancy Pelosi: If the President, who already said earlier this year that ‘our country needs a good shutdown,' isn't interested in addressing the difficult year end agenda, we'll work with those Republicans who are, as we did in April.
2 week ago
@NancyPelosi: We look forward to continuing to work in good faith, as we have been for the last month, with our Republican colleagues in Congress to do just that.
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We are committed to the success of an independent and whole Ukraine.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We are committed to the success of an independent and whole Ukraine.
2 week ago
@SenSchumer: We don't have any time to waste in addressing the issues that confront us, so we're going to continue to negotiate with Republican leaders who may be interested in reaching a bipartisan agreement.
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We, together with our friends in Europe, recognize the active threat of recently resurgent Russia.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We, together with our friends in Europe, recognize the active threat of recently resurgent Russia.
2 week ago
@SenSchumer: Given that @POTUS doesn't see a deal between Dems and the White House, we believe the best path fwd is to cont. negotiating with our GOP counterparts in Congress instead. Rather than going to the White House for a show meeting, we've asked @SenateMajLdr and @SpeakerRyan to meet this pm.
2 week ago
@NancyPelosi: Rather than going to the White House for a show meeting that won't result in an agreement, we've asked @SenateMajLdr and @SpeakerRyan to meet this afternoon
Here is the statement from Schumer and Pelosi2 week ago
Here is the statement from Schumer and Pelosi
2 week ago
@NancyPelosi: Given that the President doesn't see a deal between Democrats and the White House, we believe the best path forward is to continue negotiating with our Republican counterparts in Congress instead.
2 week ago
Top Democrats in Congress abruptly pull out of White House meeting after President Trump's Twitter attack.
Tillerson: Sanctions against Russia will stay in place until violation of Ukraine's sovereignty ends2 week ago
Tillerson: Sanctions against Russia will stay in place until violation of Ukraine's sovereignty ends
2 week ago
[email protected]: "Statement from President Donald J. Trump on GivingTuesday"
Secretary Tillerson: The United States places the highest importance on security relationships with European allies, including @NATO.2 week ago
Secretary Tillerson: The United States places the highest importance on security relationships with European allies, including @NATO.
Sec Tillerson: Under @POTUS, US is committed to our enduring relationship with Europe; our security commitments to European allies are ironclad2 week ago
Sec Tillerson: Under @POTUS, US is committed to our enduring relationship with Europe; our security commitments to European allies are ironclad
2 week ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein:72% of Dreamers are pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher. These young people are the future of our country and we must protect them.
2 week ago
The former @WhiteHouse communications director, who lasted just 11 days here, has now resigned from the @TuftsUniversity board after weeks of battle with students.
2 week ago
Senator John McCain : Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the Navajo Code Talkers, whose bravery, skill and tenacity helped secure our decisive victory over tyranny and oppression during WWII. Politicizing these genuine American heroes is an insult to their sacrifice.
2 week ago
At newser, moderate Senate Dems Manchin, Heitkamp, Donnelly say they won't vote for current GOP tax reform bill
2 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: A culture of giving back to those in need is what helps make our country great—and it's important we protect this act of generosity. That's why the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserves the deduction for charitable giving.
2 week ago
Female Dems are less comfortable than male Dems about their party's handing of sexual assault. GOP women, but not GOP men, want Moore to drop out.
2 week ago
US Department of State: Secretary Tillerson is speaking live @TheWilsonCenter at 11am today. His remarks will focus on strengthening important U.S.-Europe alliances, including our shared challenges and responsibilities around the world.
2 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Charitable giving is a pillar of American life. On this GivingTuesday, we're grateful for the many charities shaping our nation, and hopeful for the impact they continue to have.
2 week ago
President blames Dems before meeting with Congressional Leaders of both parties this afternoon.
2 week ago
Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, accused of violating US sanctions on Iran, pleaded guilty and will testify against his co-defendant. Zarrab's cooperation could affect Mike Flynn, who allegedly conspired to free Zarrab while lobbying for Turkish interests.
Discussing tax code bill with small business groups, @SenateMajLdr pledges to 2 week ago
Discussing tax code bill with small business groups, @SenateMajLdr pledges to "work hard to get it across the finish line this week."
2 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: In two weeks, the FCC plans to vote to eliminate NetNeutrality protections that keep the internet free, fair and open. Call your Senators and Representatives. Tell them to support net neutrality: 202-224-3121
2 week ago
Michigan Rep. Dan Kildee on Rep. John Conyers: "Regardless of one's seniority, regardless of one's partisanship, the kind of behavior that is being alleged here is really serious"
2 week ago
@SenSanders: It would be absurd to rebuild Puerto Rico's antiquated, fossil fuel-dependent grid back the way it was. We must take advantage of the abundant sustainable energy they have.
2 week ago
@SenSchumer: The GOPTaxScam is terrible for New York and the country. It is a massive transfer of wealth to the already-wealthy. It would exacerbate inequality and set the middle class back at the worst possible time.
2 week ago
@SenSanders: The people of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are not forgotten, they are not alone, and we will do everything possible to rebuild those beautiful islands.
@RandPaul: One of Washington's biggest problems is thinking the money you make belongs to the government. I believe it's the other way around.2 week ago
@RandPaul: One of Washington's biggest problems is thinking the money you make belongs to the government. I believe it's the other way around.
2 week ago
@keithellison: Leandra English should be in charge of the @CFPB. This agency's job is to level the playing field between working people and big banks.
2 week ago
Senate Budget Cmte. member Bob Corker on the GOP tax plan to CNBC: “If we could take the entire individual side of this, throw it in the trash can and take it directly to the incinerator, I would be thrilled if we were only dealing with the business side."
2 week ago
CBO finds repealing the individual mandate as part of the tax bill would lead to 4 million fewer people with insurance immediately, 13 million fewer over next decade.
2 week ago
[email protected]: Meeting with "Chuck and Nancy" today about keeping government open and working. Problem is they want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially RAISE Taxes. I don't see a deal!
2 week ago
Eric Trump‏: The irony of an ABC reporter (whose parent company Disney has profited nearly half a billion dollars on the movie “Pocahontas") inferring that the name is “offensive" is truly staggering to me.
2 week ago
[email protected] on pie-gate scandal with @PressSec: "I know this pie and it's good."
2 week ago
[email protected]: Melania, our great and very hard working First Lady, who truly loves what she is doing, always thought that “if you run, you will win." She would tell everyone that, “no doubt, he will win." I also felt I would win (or I would not have run) - and Country is doing great!
2 week ago
[email protected]: At least 24 players kneeling this weekend at NFL stadiums that are now having a very hard time filling up. The American public is fed up with the disrespect the NFL is paying to our Country, our Flag and our National Anthem. Weak and out of control!
.@IvankaTrump reiterates the U.S. commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs with access to capital, mentorship and networks - including @SBAgov $500m+ funding to women-owned businesses and @USAID facilitation of microfinance loans and programs to bridge the digital divide2 week ago
[email protected] reiterates the U.S. commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs with access to capital, mentorship and networks - including @SBAgov $500m+ funding to women-owned businesses and @USAID facilitation of microfinance loans and programs to bridge the digital divide
2 week ago
[email protected] on golfing with @POTUS: "He's a legitimately good player He's very good."
Hyderabad: IvankaTrump meets PM Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit2 week ago
Hyderabad: IvankaTrump meets PM Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit
2 week ago
[email protected]: New home sales reach a 10 year high. Stock Market has more record gains. Hopefully Republican Senators will give us the much needed Tax Cuts to keep it all going! Democrats want big Tax Increases.
New poll: Democrats think both parties have a sexual harassment problem. Republicans think Dems do.2 week ago
New poll: Democrats think both parties have a sexual harassment problem. Republicans think Dems do.
2 week ago
State Dept official in charge of Tillerson's agency overhaul resigns after three months: report
2 week ago
ACLU: We won our fight to block the Trump administration from deporting a group of Indonesian nationals who faced persecution, torture, or death due to their faith.
2 week ago
Conservative group sues to remove Mueller as special counsel
2 week ago
A woman approached The Post with dramatic — and false — tale about Roy Moore. She appears to be part of undercover sting operation Project Veritas
Reporter: You have called the [CFPB] a joke in the past. How can you ensure you're the right person to lead this agency?  Mulvaney: I still believe the agency is flawed. It's a completely unaccountable agency. And I think that's wrong.2 week ago
Reporter: You have called the [CFPB] a joke in the past. How can you ensure you're the right person to lead this agency? Mulvaney: I still believe the agency is flawed. It's a completely unaccountable agency. And I think that's wrong.
.@MickMulvaneyOMB says he hasn't yet met @CFPB Dep Dir Leandra English, who also claims to be Acting Director. Doesn't know why she wasn't at the agency today. Says sometimes that's grounds for termination. But says she'll be welcome at @CFPB tomorrow.2 week ago
[email protected] says he hasn't yet met @CFPB Dep Dir Leandra English, who also claims to be Acting Director. Doesn't know why she wasn't at the agency today. Says sometimes that's grounds for termination. But says she'll be welcome at @CFPB tomorrow.
2 week ago
Senate rules provide for 20 hours of debate on a reconciliation bill
Mulvaney of pending court battle: 2 week ago
Mulvaney of pending court battle: "I'm going forward tonight and tomorrow assuming I'm here and I'll be here either the court or president tells me otherwise."
.@MickMulvaneyOMB: [@POTUS and I] both share the belief that this particular bureau, under the previous administration, had gone too far over towards strangling access to capitalWe're going to try and fix that.2 week ago
[email protected]: [@POTUS and I] both share the belief that this particular bureau, under the previous administration, had gone too far over towards strangling access to capitalWe're going to try and fix that."
2 week ago
Senate Majority Leader McConnell says he's ready to push ahead with tax reform this week; no mention of vote timing
.@MickMulvaneyOMB: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "Anybody who thinks that a Trump administration @CFPB will be the same as an Obama administration CFPB is simply being naive."
2 week ago
Trump will travel to St. Charles, MO on Wednesday to deliver speech for his tax cut bill. Dem US Sen @clairecmc faces re-election next year and voted against tax cut bill in committee.
DNC Chair @TomPerez on President Trump's 2 week ago
DNC Chair @TomPerez on President Trump's "Pocahontas" comments: “Donald Trump continues to debase the office of the presidencyOur country deserves better than this."
2 week ago
[email protected] in @Reporter_News: "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a bold, transformative approach to tax reform that simplifies the code and reduces the tax burden on working Americans and middle-income families."
2 week ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Eliminating tax break for teachers buying classroom supplies: $250 per teacher. Eliminating tax tuition waivers for grad students: Thousands in increased taxes. Money Betsy DeVos stands to save in tax bill: Priceless. (Actually, it's MANY millions.)
2 week ago
@PressSec: Here's another example: the CFPB's guidance on auto lending makes it more difficult for auto dealers to customize loans and make them more accessible for buyers.
2 week ago
@PressSec: Congress had to pass and @POTUS signed a Congressional Review Act (HJ Res 111) repealing a CFPB rule that harmed consumers by opening community banks up to frivolous lawsuits.
2 week ago
Republican Sen. Steve Daines opposes the Senate tax bill as written; a member of his legislative staff says he's concerned with how the tax cuts in would affect “Main Street" as opposed to big companies.
2 week ago
In a fundraising email, @POTUS says he will have a Christmas breakfast in New York with a "lucky winner" and donors on Saturday
2 week ago
Joint Chiefs Command Sgt. Maj: "Recently, we've had a lot of non-combat related deaths so we really have to look internally at ourselves with a critical lens" following 2 more plane crashes last week. 2x more US troops killed in plane crashes this year vs this point last year
2 week ago
What will @POTUS do if Congress fails to act on Dreamers by the end of the year? @PressSec doesn't say but says she hopes Democrats won't stand in the way of passing immigration policy that includes several pieces includes Dreamers
President Trump for decades lied about his own heritage, claiming his family was Swedish instead of German.2 week ago
President Trump for decades lied about his own heritage, claiming his family was Swedish instead of German.
.@PressSec on Alabama Senate race: 2 week ago
[email protected] on Alabama Senate race: "The president obviously wants people who support his agenda."
2 week ago
@PressSec: "We're an administration that likes to break new ground."
2 week ago
Sanders says Pres Trump's mention of "Pocahontas" during Navajo code talker event, not a racial slur, Stands by @POTUS view that @SenWarren lied about her background "for political gain."
2 week ago
"We don't have any changes" on Syria policy, says @PressSec to questions on whether Bashar Al-Assad should stay or go as president.
2 week ago
President Trump's intent was not to make a racist slur or be offensive with the 'Pocahontas' remark about @SenWarren, says @PressSec.
.@PressSec says questions about Access Hollywood tape were 2 week ago
[email protected] says questions about Access Hollywood tape were "litigated and certainly answered during the election by the overwhelming support for the president."
2 week ago
@PressSec: "I think what most people find offensive is Senator Warren lying about her heritage to advance her career."
2 week ago
"The president is not planning any trip to Alabama at this time" to campaign for @MooreSenate, says @PressSec.
.@PressSec tells @CeciliaVega 2 week ago
[email protected] tells @CeciliaVega "past practices" of CFPB "were used more to advance political ambitions."
2 week ago
@PressSec: "We're going to make sure the consumers are actually protected."
2 week ago
"We're aware that a lawsuit has been filed," says @PressSec but @MickMulvaneyOMB "is the acting director here."
2 week ago
White House refuses to say if Trump thinks the Access Hollywood tape is real.
.@PressSec: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "Director Mulvaney has taken charge" of CFPB, "and he has the full cooperation of the staff."
2 week ago
@PressSec: "We think that a lot of the past practiceswere used more to advance political ambitions" than protecting American consumers.
2 week ago
Huckabee Sanders says CFPB under Cordray was used to push political ambitions, not protect consumers.
First question to @PressSec is about @MickMulvaneyOMB at @CFPB.2 week ago
First question to @PressSec is about @MickMulvaneyOMB at @CFPB."He has the full cooperation of the staff," replies @PressSec. "Things went very well" on his first day there.
2 week ago
5 @USMC Navajo code talkers @WhiteHouse including Fleming Begaye Sr. (who was honorary chair of Native Americans for Trump).
2 week ago
@RepRubenGallego: The Dreamers I've met are hardworking, patriotic young people who want to give back to their communities. Deporting these people would be a huge loss for America. We need to pass the DreamActNow.
Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's new 'Pocahontas' remark on MSNBC: 2 week ago
Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's new 'Pocahontas' remark on MSNBC: "It is deeply unfortunate that the President of the United States cannot even make it though a ceremony honoring these heroes without having to throw out a racial slur."
2 week ago
Senator Warren to MSNBC on Trump calling her "Pocahontas" in WH Native American event: "This was supposed to be an event to honor heroes", "unfortunate" Trump can't make it through an event without using a "racial slur"
2 week ago
Sen Ed Markey D-MA: What @realDonaldTrump said about my partner @SenWarren is a slur. It disparages the Native American war heroes, standing right beside the President, who risked their lives to protect his right to make such a disgusting comment.
Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France2 week ago
Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France
2 week ago
[email protected] jokes about @SenWarren: "You were here long before any of us were here. Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas."
2 week ago
@VP: @POTUS and this administration is absolutely committed to CUTTING TAXES for working families and ushering in a new era of American prosperity.
President Trump​ on taxreform: 2 week ago
President Trump​ on taxreform: "It will be the biggest tax reduction in the history of our country."
Today @POTUS spoke on the phone with @EmmanuelMacron about Syria.2 week ago
Today @POTUS spoke on the phone with @EmmanuelMacron about Syria.
.@POTUS on tax reform: “We're going to be bringing back into this country probably in excess of $4 trillion dollars.2 week ago
[email protected] on tax reform: “We're going to be bringing back into this country probably in excess of $4 trillion dollars."
After Pocahontas comment, President Trump leaves event ignoring questions on whether he'd campaign for Roy Moore.2 week ago
After Pocahontas comment, President Trump leaves event ignoring questions on whether he'd campaign for Roy Moore.
Pres declines to answer whether he'll go to Alabama to campaign for US Senate candidate Roy Moore.2 week ago
Pres declines to answer whether he'll go to Alabama to campaign for US Senate candidate Roy Moore.
President Trump at event honoring Native American code talkers: 2 week ago
President Trump at event honoring Native American code talkers: "We have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas."
Here's Trump calling @SenWarren 2 week ago
Here's Trump calling @SenWarren "Pocahontas" in front of Native American code talkers just now.
2 week ago
Asked about the tax bill pending in the Senate, Pres Trump says he thinks it's doing "very well." Believes "Republicans will be very proud of it." Says it will mostly benefit people looking for jobs. And will bring at least $4-trillion back to US from overseas.
2 week ago
Trump referenced Senator Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" before a group of Native Americans at the White House.
2 week ago
"I think we'll probably have a bipartisan bill."- says @POTUS
Trump hails Navajo code talks as 2 week ago
Trump hails Navajo code talks as "very special people." "From the heart, we appreciate, what you've done." Pledges to help build Navajo code talks museum.
The code talkers 2 week ago
The code talkers "made the differences" on Iwo Jima, says @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff Kelly (a retired @USMC general).
2 week ago
"That was so incredible. Now I don't have to make my speech," says @POTUS says following code talker Peter MacDonald (born in 1928).
2 week ago
Surviving Navajo code talks call for museum to honor their contribution to American victory in WWII.
2 week ago
The surviving code talkers say they have one mission left - to build a museum devoted to what the Native Americans did in the Pacific to help win the battles against the Japanese.
(R-L) Trump, Jackson, Navajo code talkers.2 week ago
(R-L) Trump, Jackson, Navajo code talkers.
In Oval Office, Trump honors Navajo code talkers of World War II.2 week ago
In Oval Office, Trump honors Navajo code talkers of World War II.
2 week ago
The White House may ban its employees from using personal mobile phones while at work, 5 administration officials tell Bloomberg.
There are three of 13 surviving Navajo code talkers are with @POTUS right now.2 week ago
There are three of 13 surviving Navajo code talkers are with @POTUS right now.
2 week ago
@keithellison: As a nation, we should not be punishing people for pursuing an education. This horrendous GOPTaxBill levels devastating tax increases on graduate students while handing a massive tax break to the wealthiest 1%.
2 week ago
The financial heft behind a leading pro-Roy Moore super PAC is coming from GOP mega-donor Richard Uilhein
2 week ago
@statedeptspox: The United States notes with concern that the Parliament of Romania is considering legislation that could undermine the fight against corruption and weaken judicial independence in Romania.
2 week ago
Owners push to strip Trump brand, end management deal at luxury 70-story Panama hotel.
2 week ago
Hatch asked after WH meeting if there's a Plan B for taxes if they can't get to 50. "We intend to get to 50."
5 GOP members of Senate Finance emerge from lunch with @POTUS and @VP to voice confidence in their version of tax cut bill. @OrrinHatch believes can resolve differences with House version and have on pres desk by Christmas.2 week ago
5 GOP members of Senate Finance emerge from lunch with @POTUS and @VP to voice confidence in their version of tax cut bill. @OrrinHatch believes can resolve differences with House version and have on pres desk by Christmas.
2 week ago
Michael Flynn's lawyer met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team
The @UN Security Council is united in its condemnation of the attack on @UN_CAR peacekeepers on November 26 and sends deepest condolences and sympathy to their families, to Egypt, and to MINUSCA.2 week ago
The @UN Security Council is united in its condemnation of the attack on @UN_CAR peacekeepers on November 26 and sends deepest condolences and sympathy to their families, to Egypt, and to MINUSCA.
2 week ago
Q: "Will you get this done by Christmas." @OrrinHatch (as he walks away): "I hope so."
2 week ago
"We intend to get to 50 (Senators)," replies @OrrinHatch.
2 week ago
@OrrinHatch: "We've got the right plan to go ahead with."
2 week ago
Sen Al Franken D-MN says he's not going to resign from the Senate amid groping allegations
2 week ago
TaxBill will be taken up by the Senate this week, @JohnCornyn tells reporters here outside @WhiteHouse West Wing.
.@ChuckGrassley: You can't have one set of laws for Capitol Hill and another for the rest of America. We have to review our sexual harassment process because it seems to work against the victim.2 week ago
[email protected]: You can't have one set of laws for Capitol Hill and another for the rest of America. We have to review our sexual harassment process because it seems to work against the victim.
2 week ago
"We intend to turn this mess around," says @OrrinHatch after senators meet with @POTUS on TaxBill.
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: 2 week ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "There needs to be a process by which members of Congress are held accountable for their conduct."
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: 2 week ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "I did in fact speak out at the time I obviously spoke to my supervisor who tried, I think, to talk to the Congressman to no avail."
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: 2 week ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "I was called to go into his office and he was walking around in his underwear."
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: 2 week ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "Over time my relationship with Mr. Conyers deteriorated as he became increasingly abusive to me. He would scream at me and berate me."
2 week ago
Lawyer for Michael Flynn met this morning with members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, the latest indication that both sides are discussing possible plea deal
2 week ago
Sen. @SteveDaines aides to FBN: "No" on tax bill but optimistic about changes
Sen Al Franken, on whether there will be more allegations: 2 week ago
Sen Al Franken, on whether there will be more allegations: "If you had asked me two weeks ago would any woman come forward with an allegation like this, I would have said no. So I cannot speculate."
Franken: 2 week ago
Franken: "I've been trying to take responsibility. I've apologized, and by apologizing to the people I've let down, I'm going to work to regain their trust. I am going to be accountable."
2 week ago
Americans deserve a full-time @CFPB director with a proven track record of fighting for them. Period.
Franken on whether he'd make ethics findings public: 2 week ago
Franken on whether he'd make ethics findings public: "I've not worked with the Ethics Committee before, and I don't quite know how that works. But I'm certainly open to that."
Franken: 2 week ago
Franken: "To all of you, I just want to again say I am sorry. I know there are no magic words that I can say to regain your trust and I know that's going to take time."
.@SenFranken: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "This has been a shock and it's been extremely humbling."
Sen. Franken: 2 week ago
Sen. Franken: "[Regarding] the kiss at the rehearsal, we were rehearsing for a skit, I said that I recall that differently from Leeann. I feel that you have to respect women's experience. So, I apologized to her and I meant it."
2 week ago
Franken ended his statement by saying he was "embarrassed and ashamed"
.@SenFranken: 2 week ago
[email protected]: "There are some women who feel that I have done something disrespectful and that's hurt them and for that I am tremendously sorry."
2 week ago
@alfranken: "I'm going to try to learn from my mistakes."
2 week ago
“I've been doing a lot of reflecting. I want to be someone who adds something to this conversation. And I hope I can do that." — Al Franken
2 week ago
"The law is clear: Director Mulvaney is the Acting Director of the CFPB," White House Press Sec. Sarah Sanders says about disputed leadership role.
2 week ago
Franken says he doesn't remember doing anything wrong in photo sessions as a Senator
2 week ago
“I take a lot of pictures. Thousands of pictures, tens of thousands of people," Senator Al Franken says. “So those are instances that I do not remember."
2 week ago
Jared Kushner got a reprieve from the Senate Judiciary Committee, won't have to meet the November 27 deadline for handing over missing Russia docs, including the emails about WikiLeaks and a “backdoor overture" from Russia, officials told Newsweek.
2 week ago
Daily @WhiteHouse briefing now pushed back again to 15:00 EDT (20:00 GMT).
3 China nationals indicted for computer hacking, theft of trade secrets, conspiracy and ID theft per @TheJusticeDept2 week ago
3 China nationals indicted for computer hacking, theft of trade secrets, conspiracy and ID theft per @TheJusticeDept
2 week ago
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says most Americans earning less than $75,000 would be WORSE OFF by 2027 under the Senate GOPTaxPlan. Meanwhile, the rich get a big tax cut. This is a bad bill!