"This shouldn't be about the NFL against the president," replies @PressSec to @AprilDRyan on TakeAKneeNFL.

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

13 December 2017
2 month ago
[email protected]: GDP was revised upward to 3.1 for last quarter. Many people thought it would be years before that happened. We have just begun!
2 month ago
[email protected]: Puerto Rico is devastated. Phone system, electric grid many roads, gone. FEMA and First Responders are amazing. Governor said "great job!"
2 month ago
[email protected]: Really hard to help but many have lost their homes. Military is now on site and I will be there Tuesday. Wish press would treat fairly!
2 month ago
[email protected]: FEMA and First Responders are doing a GREAT job in Puerto Rico. Massive food and water delivered. Docks and electric grid dead. Locals trying.
2 month ago
Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jenniffer Gonzalez: “We never expected to be living in a humanitarian crisis”
2 month ago
Sen. McCain said retiring Sen Corker is "not happy" here in the Senate. I asked if there are others that are unhappy: "About 99 that I know"
In Wisconsin, VP Pence says 2 month ago
In Wisconsin, VP Pence says "the early response" from Congress, including many Dems, to the WH tax plan, "has been very encouraging."
2 month ago
Total cost of the @SecPriceMD taxpayer-funded flights was ~$400,000.
Pence says tax cut will cost $1.5-trillion and 2 month ago
Pence says tax cut will cost $1.5-trillion and "we really do believe" that economic growth can pay for it and produce even more govt revenue.
President Trump has completely erased any gains in approval from his hurricane response. Back to -23 points in @GallupNews.2 month ago
President Trump has completely erased any gains in approval from his hurricane response. Back to -23 points in @GallupNews.
2 month ago
Senior HHS source says that HHS secretary Tom Price will specifically pay $51,887.31 over useage of a private plane.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45: Cost to Puerto Rico, in economic crisis before the storms, from HurricaneMaria in tens of billions of $, according to credible estimates.
2 month ago
HHS Secy Tom Price apologizes for charter jet flights, will only fly commercial in future
2 month ago
Tom Price: "I will take no more private charter flights as Secretary of HHS. No exceptions." Trump still undecided if he stays.
At welding plant in Waukesa, WI., @VP hopes to pass biggest tax cut in American history 2 month ago
At welding plant in Waukesa, WI., @VP hopes to pass biggest tax cut in American history "before we get to Christmas."
2 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: With TaxReform, we want to ease this economic anxiety, raise wages, and make our businesses globally competitive
2 month ago
VP Pence says cancelling vote on bill to replace ObamaCare not a defeat, but a delay. Believes can get it enacted after next year.
2 month ago
The House sent the FAA extension to Trump without the private flood insurance language, which the Senate stripped out
2 month ago
Roy Moore failed to disclose as much as $150,000 in income to senate ethics officials
2 month ago
In statement, @SecPriceMD says to "write a personal check to the US Treasury today for the expenses of my travel on private charter planes.”
2 month ago
Presentation made today by @Twitter to Senate Intelligence Committee was "deeply disappointing," says @MarkWarner
Twitter on Russia Today2 month ago
Twitter on Russia Today
Kushner didn’t disclose private email account to Senate Intel committee2 month ago
Kushner didn’t disclose private email account to Senate Intel committee
2 month ago
WH would reconsider @POTUS visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday if it would interrupt relief efforts, says Sanders, but as of now Pres going.
2 month ago
Sanders says @HHSGov has been ordered to halt use of charter aircraft for travel. Travel by @SecPriceMD under internal and IG review.
2 month ago
Countries should suspend providing weapons to Myanmar over violence against Rohingya, @nikkihaley tells UN Security Council.
.@PressSec says WH has 2 month ago
[email protected] says WH has "cut back significantly" in approving use of military aircraft for Cabinet travel.
2 month ago
@PressSec @AprilDRyan "These are symbols of what our county stands for," says @PressSec of flag and standing to respect it during National Anthem.
2 month ago
"This shouldn't be about the NFL against the president," replies @PressSec to @AprilDRyan on TakeAKneeNFL.
2 month ago
@PressSec "The president is simply talking about what we're for, not what we're against."
2 month ago
[email protected]: Welcome back @SteveScalise! TeamScalise
2 month ago
"We haven't taken any action at this point," on US response to Cuba sonic attacks on diplomats, says @PressSec.
2 month ago
@POTUS will reconsider scheduled for Tuesday trip to Puerto Rico if it interferes with recovery and relief effort there, says @PressSec.
2 month ago
@POTUS did speak with @SteveScalise today "and certainly welcomed him back," says @PressSec.
2 month ago
[email protected]: @POTUS not happy with @SecPriceMD's plane use.
2 month ago
As for whether Price would keep his job, SH Sanders noted Trump's remarks yesterday; SHS: "We'll see what happens"
2 month ago
Asked about HHS Secy Tom Price, SH Sanders says the WH asked HHS to halt further use of private charter jet flights
2 month ago
"The governor is still the governor of Puerto Rico" replies @PressSec on why US military is not in charge of everything there now.
2 month ago
"We're going to conduct a full review" of @SecPriceMD travel habits "and we'll see what happens," replies @PressSec on @HHSGov Secretary.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "@WhiteHouse does not a role on the front end of approving private charter flights."
2 month ago
"This is textbook and it's been done well," asserts @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
Now on Day 8 there's a need to to have General Kim on the ground, "but I don't think he'll stay there long," says @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
Reporter: Why has it taken 8 days to get a 3-star general on the ground? @TomBossert45 : It didn't require a 3-star general 8 days ago.
2 month ago
"We're certainly willing to negotiate with Congress" on better fiscal ideas, such as a bailout, for Puerto Rico debt.
2 month ago
Critics, such as @MayorLevine, "just not yet informed of the facts" about what's happening in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.
.@statedeptspox: Sec Tillerson’s visit to China reaffirms Administration’s commitment to advance US econ and security interests in the region2 month ago
[email protected]: Sec Tillerson’s visit to China reaffirms Administration’s commitment to advance US econ and security interests in the region
2 month ago
@TomBossert45: US military "in charge of a lot but not everything" with restoration and relief effort in Puerto Rico.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 "We've got over 10,000 people there now and more on the way," says @TomBossert45 predicting distribution problem will get unclogged.
.@statedeptspox highlights the 1st USChina Social and Cultural Dialogue that Secretary Tillerson and China’s Vice Premier Liu chaired today.2 month ago
[email protected] highlights the 1st USChina Social and Cultural Dialogue that Secretary Tillerson and China’s Vice Premier Liu chaired today.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 If General Kim recommends air drops of relief supplies, @TomBossert45 says he'd agree but doesn't want to micromanage from @WhiteHouse.
2 month ago
Emergency power restoration and clearing roads the top priorities amid a shortfall of drivers for trucks, says @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
Bossert says there were plenty of US-flag ships to deliver relief to Puerto Rico, so waiving Jones Act wasn't needed.
2 month ago
Issue of Jones Act waiver was "perhaps misunderstood," says @TomBossert45. "Capacity is the issue. Lifesaving is the priority."
2 month ago
Reporters and @TomBossert45 referring to Puerto Rico as a "country." It's a commonwealth of the United States.
WH's @TomBossert45 disputes that WH acted too slowly waiving Jones Act for shipping relief to Puerto Rico. Says waiver wasn't needed.2 month ago
WH's @TomBossert45 disputes that WH acted too slowly waiving Jones Act for shipping relief to Puerto Rico. Says waiver wasn't needed.
Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.2 month ago
Land-based distribution remains the challenge and the priority in Puerto Rico, says @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
Death tax repeal "is immediate" in the outline of administration's TaxReform plan, according to Cohn.
2 month ago
Reporters trying to pin Cohn down to acknowledge that the wealthy, including @realDonaldTrump, will also benefit from proposed TaxReform.
Cohn says he didn't leave WH after Charlotesville for 2 month ago
Cohn says he didn't leave WH after Charlotesville for "once in a lifetime opportunity" to rewrite tax code "and I would never miss this.”
2 month ago
Cohn: "We're putting some very enticing rules into the system" that will lead to economic growth.
2 month ago
Cohn: "We think they're wrong," responding to those who say tax plan will add to the deficit.
2 month ago
Cohn guarantees at least one middle class taxpayer could be found whose taxes might not go down under the tax plan.
2 month ago
Top Trump aide Gary Cohn tells WH reporters the hope is for a House vote on tax reform in October
2 month ago
"This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and I would never miss this," replies Cohn to question why he has stayed at @WhiteHouse.
2 month ago
Cohn: "I'm very confident that the House and the Senate are working as quickly as they can."
2 month ago
Cohn: "Our tax plan aimed at making sure we give middle class Americans a tax cut."
2 month ago
Cohn: "If we allow a family to keep another $1000 of their income what does that mean? They can renovate their kitchen," buy a new car, etc.
2 month ago
"People don't buy homes because of the mortgage deduction," asserts Cohn.
2 month ago
Gary Cohn: "You have to look at the plan in its entirety..don't look at any one piece."
2 month ago
"Our plan is based on lowering rates and expanding the base. It's very simple." Gary Cohn
Economic adv. Gary Cohn: Typical family with 2 children earning $100,000 2 month ago
Economic adv. Gary Cohn: Typical family with 2 children earning $100,000 "can expect a tax cut of $1000."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We will cut taxes for the everyday hard-working Americans."
2 month ago
@POTUS @PressSec "We will not let you down," @PressSec says to the people of Puerto Rico.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "44 of the island's 69 hospitals are now fully operational."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS is actively engaged in monitoring the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico."
2 month ago
Today @POTUS actively engaged in monitoring the situation in Puerto Rico, says @PressSec.
2 month ago
Bomb threat reported near Smithsonian in Downtown DC:
Atty Gen Sessions and Christopher Wray take stage at ceremony installing Wray as FBI Director2 month ago
Atty Gen Sessions and Christopher Wray take stage at ceremony installing Wray as FBI Director
Audience gathers at FBI Headquarters for installation of Christopher Wray as Director. Pres Trump not attending.2 month ago
Audience gathers at FBI Headquarters for installation of Christopher Wray as Director. Pres Trump not attending.
2 month ago
The flood provisions would have started setting up a private market for flood insurance; had GOP opposition from LA
2 month ago
The Senate took the FAA/hurricane tax relief bill, deleted flood insurance provisions, and approved it. Now back to House
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: When crisis hits, every dollar counts. Today, the House acted to deliver tax relief to Americans affected by these devastating hurricanes.2 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: When crisis hits, every dollar counts. Today, the House acted to deliver tax relief to Americans affected by these devastating hurricanes.
2 month ago
Start time for today's @WhiteHouse briefing by @PressSec has been pushed back to 14:30 EDT.
2 month ago
Pence urged Michigan to press its members of Congress "especially Debbie Stabenow" and say "Michigan needs a tax cut and Michigan needs it now."
2 month ago
"It doesn't t have to be a partisan issue," says @VP today in Michigan in support of Admin tax plan unveiled yesterday.
The House budget resolution also includes a provision for infrastructure - but it also must be 2 month ago
The House budget resolution also includes a provision for infrastructure - but it also must be "deficit neutral"
First Lady convenes WH forum on opioid epidemic.  Says she wants to hear how best she as @FLOTUS can best help address the issue.2 month ago
First Lady convenes WH forum on opioid epidemic. Says she wants to hear how best she as @FLOTUS can best help address the issue.
2 month ago
@POTUS is still going to Puerto Rico on Tuesday "if logistics permit," @TomBossert45 tells reporters.
2 month ago
"It's been an unprecedented storm. Its been an unprecedented response," says @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
"Puerto Rico is going to be rebuilt to a better standard," adds @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
"Recovery is not going to be an overnight thing. It's going to take a long time," says Duke of Puerto Rico.
2 month ago
Entire federal government coming forward with volunteers for the Puerto Rico surge force, says Elaine Duke.
2 month ago
Replenishing of supplies throughout Puerto Rico to happen in "24 to 48 hours," promises @DHSgov acting secretary.
2 month ago
@DHSgov Priority is to let @ATT "rebuild the cellular phone system."
2 month ago
@DHSgov "I know people really want to volunteer," says Duke. "Right now that will clog up the ports."
2 month ago
Acting @DHSgov Secretary Elaine Duke: Jones Act waiver "will help us with replenishment."
2 month ago
"Dated reporting" could "unnecessarily defeat the morale of the people" of Puerto Rico, warns @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 "Please bear with us as we seek entry" of volunteers into Puerto Rico.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45: Critical care patients have been moved by rotary wing aircraft.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 "The federal government is there at every level providing assistance."
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 "Prioritized plan laid out" for restoration of power for Puerto Rico.
Acting DHS secretary and White House homeland security advisor brief press on Hurricane Maria recovery.2 month ago
Acting DHS secretary and White House homeland security advisor brief press on Hurricane Maria recovery.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 "It's not a matter of too fast or too slow," adds @TomBossert45. "We need to centralize certain plans."
2 month ago
Need to marshal resources now for distribution throughout Puerto Rico, adds @TomBossert45.
2 month ago
@TomBossert45 A lot of the reporting on the relief situation Puerto Rico is not wrong but "dated," he contends.
2 month ago
"The entire US government is bringing its firepower into Puerto Rico," contends @TomBossert45 speaking now outside West Wing.
2 month ago
Murray says she and Alexander are "making progress" but won't put timeline on a health care deal
2 month ago
House will vote next week on the budget resolution for FY 2018, which would authorize reconciliation for tax bill
2 month ago
On a second try, the House approved a combo FAA/flood insurance/hurricane tax relief bill
US Department of State: Sec Tillerson with China Vice Premier Liu Yandong: Beijing trip will pave the way for the @POTUS visit and have discussion of DPRK.2 month ago
US Department of State: Sec Tillerson with China Vice Premier Liu Yandong: Beijing trip will pave the way for the @POTUS visit and have discussion of DPRK.
2 month ago
Rep Steve Scalise R-LA makes triumphant return to the floor of the US House
2 month ago
“Ultimately, we come together,” says @SteveScalise. World leaders who reached out after shooting "saw this as an attack on all of us.”
2 month ago
First responders to the shooting involving Rep. Steve Scalise received Medal of Valor
2 month ago
Tourniquet applied on the Alexandria, VA baseball field by @RepBradWenstrup saved his life, says @SteveScalise.
2 month ago
The two heroic Capitol Police officers also saved the lives “of a lot of other people,” adds @SteveScalise.
Standing ovation on the floor for Rep Steve Scalise R-LA, who says I'm a living example that miracles really do happen2 month ago
Standing ovation on the floor for Rep Steve Scalise R-LA, who says I'm a living example that miracles really do happen
2 month ago
“I prayed for very specific things,” wounded on the ball field. “And pretty much every one of those prayers was answered.” @SteveScalise
2 month ago
“Wow, thank you Mr. Speaker. You have no idea how great this feels to be back here at work in the people’s House,” says @SteveScalise.
2 month ago
“Our prayers have been answered,” says @SpeakerRyan. “America is grateful for this moment.”
.@RandPaul: 2 month ago
[email protected]: "There's probably been no more vocal opponent in Washington than myself against ObamaCare."
2 month ago
UN Security Council meets this afternoon on the situation in Myanmar. Secretary-General @antonioguterres will brief.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise returning to work at the Capitol today2 month ago
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise returning to work at the Capitol today
2 month ago
At 11am in Oval Office @POTUS to meet with @DHSgov Acting Secretary Elaine Duke to discuss Puerto Rico.
2 month ago
[email protected]: The electric power grid in Puerto Rico is totally shot. Large numbers of generators are now on Island. Food and water on site.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "This is a tax plan for jobs and growth It'll be the largest reduction in terms of dollars of any plan ever."
2 month ago
[email protected]: Democrats don't want massive tax cuts - how does that win elections? Great reviews for Tax Cut and Reform Bill.
2 month ago
[email protected]: “The @NFL cannot disrespect our country. They cannot disrespect our flag or our National Anthem.”
2 month ago
[email protected]: 'Disgraceful' That @NFL Owners Are Afraid of Their Players
2 month ago
White House limits congressional travel to Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, sources say
2 month ago
Pentagon asks Congress to move $416 million for missile defense
2 month ago
[email protected]: This is the right TAX CUT @ the RIGHT TIME. We will ALL succeed and grow TOGETHER – as one team, one people, and one American family. TaxReform
Mark Zuckerberg responds to Trump's tweets about Facebook bias2 month ago
Mark Zuckerberg responds to Trump's tweets about Facebook bias
2 month ago
“Racism is still deeply embedded in American society. Don’t try to sweep it under the rug,” @RepJohnLewis
2 month ago
@SenWarren: And the GOP tax plan will explode the deficit, which will lead the GOP to say we need to gut Medicaid, Medicare, infrastructure and education.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: The GOP plan gets rid of the state/local tax deduction for working families while repealing the estate tax for a handful of rich families.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: While the GOP plan slashes the income tax rate for the highest earners, it increases the tax rate that applies to many working families.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: The GOP tax plan delivers massive tax cuts to millionaires and giant corporations and kicks working families to the curb.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: The “new” Republican tax plan is the same warmed-over, trickle-down plan they’ve been pushing for decades.
@NancyPelosi: It’s official: yesterday’s press conference with the @LittleLobbyists was my favorite of the year.2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: It’s official: yesterday’s press conference with the @LittleLobbyists was my favorite of the year.
2 month ago
Motorcycle police office injured in accident while escorting presidential motorcade back to airport in Indianapolis. Taken to hospital.
2 month ago
Pres issues disaster declaration for the Seminole Tribe of Florida authorizing federal assistance in response to Hurricane Irma.
AG Jeff Sessions on the Russia investigation: The media is making 2 month ago
AG Jeff Sessions on the Russia investigation: The media is making "perfectly normal" actions look nefarious
Ends 41-min speech calling for support of his tax plan that he says will bring back jobs, wealth and great American dreams.2 month ago
Ends 41-min speech calling for support of his tax plan that he says will bring back jobs, wealth and great American dreams.
2 month ago
Trump asking all Americans to join with me to demand tax reform "that will truly, truly, truly make American great again."
2 month ago
@POTUS "Now is the time to heal this self-inflicted economic wound."
2 month ago
Trump: "If you demand it, the politicians will listen."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "It's called a middle class miracle."
Democrats should help 2 month ago
Democrats should help "deliver this giant wind for the American people," says @POTUS on tax reform.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "If @SenDonnelly doesn't approve it we will come here, we will campaign against him like you wouldn't believe."
President Trump on why Sudan was removed from the travel ban2 month ago
President Trump on why Sudan was removed from the travel ban
2 month ago
@POTUS "I think we'll have numerous Democrats come across."
2 month ago
Details of tax plan has already received tremendous reviews, says @POTUS.
2 month ago
Trumpn says tax plan is "once in a lifetime opportunity" to reduce taxes, boost economy and restore America's competitive edge."
2 month ago
"We're punishing companies for being in the United States," asserts @POTUS, explaining new tax code to make it easier to repatriate funds.
2 month ago
"There's a broken system in DC but we're getting it fixedI think, rather rapidly," says @POTUS.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We're going to reduce the tax rate on American businesses so they can keep the jobs in America."
2 month ago
Trump ridicules $50-milllion cost of new WH fence. "I said, what?" in mock disbelief at the amount. Said we have 1000s of things like that.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "For the next 5 years, our framework will allow to fully write off the cost of equipment in the year they buy it."
President Trump vows to reduce corporate tax rate to 20%. 2 month ago
President Trump vows to reduce corporate tax rate to 20%. "The biggest winners will be the everyday American workers."
@POTUS says a leader of a major country told him at UN that he's going to announce 5 new major factories (in auto industry) in US soon.2 month ago
@POTUS says a leader of a major country told him at UN that he's going to announce 5 new major factories (in auto industry) in US soon.
2 month ago
"We're not surrendering anymore" to other countries on competitiveness, says @POTUS in Indiana.
2 month ago
Trump says his plan will cut taxes on business to restore its competitive edge "and create more jobs and higher wages for American workers."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We are not going to allow the death tax to steal away the American Dream."
2 month ago
Trump: "We are not going to allow the death tax to steal away the American dream."
His administration will be ending the estate tax 2 month ago
His administration will be ending the estate tax "or as it is often referred to, 'the death tax,'" declares @POTUS, which is "a disaster."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We are finally ending the crushing, the horrible, the unfair death tax."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Our framework will make the tax code simple, fair, and easy to understand."
2 month ago
Rep Garret Graves R-LA complains this tax relief bill won't apply to people in Louisiana; "This is absurd"
2 month ago
[email protected]: "What is good for me is if everything takes off like a rocket ship."
2 month ago
"We are also repealing the alternative minimum tax," says @POTUS, calling it "a shadow tax system."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Tax reform will protect low income and middle income households, not the wealthy."
2 month ago
Says tax plan meant to protect middle-class and not rich people like him. "It's not good for me, believe me," says @POTUS.
2 month ago
Tax code will become "simple, fair and easy to understand," says @POTUS.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We will eliminate the marriage penalty We're also expanding the Child Tax Credit."
2 month ago
Tax relief not focused "on the highest income earners," adds @POTUS. "I'm doing the right thing. And it's not good for me, believe me."
2 month ago
@POTUS "A lot of very wealthy people feel the same way."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Taxable income will be subject to just 3 tax rates of 12%, 25%, and 35%."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "The first $12,000 of income earned by a single individual will be tax free."
2 month ago
@POTUS "We're also expanding the child tax credit."
2 month ago
Trump says more people to be taxed at rate of zero: first $12,000 income tax free for individuals and first $24,000 for married couples.
2 month ago
@POTUS "These tax cuts are significant. There's never been tax cuts like we're talking about."
Pres says tax code is dramatically outdated, complex and burdensome. Vows to remove it and create tax system Americans want and deserve.2 month ago
Pres says tax code is dramatically outdated, complex and burdensome. Vows to remove it and create tax system Americans want and deserve.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Make America Great Again - that's what we're doing."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Wages are rising. Optimism among manufacturers has reached all-time highs."
U.S. tax code is 2 month ago
U.S. tax code is "a relic, we've got to change it" to compete, says @POTUS.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Unemployment is at a 16-year low."
2 month ago
@POTUS "The hurricanes will have an impact" this quarter on U.S. economic data.
2 month ago
Trump on taxes: "It's time for Washington to learn from the wisdom of Indiana."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "It's time to take care of OUR people, to rebuild OUR nation, and to fight for OUR GREAT AMERICAN WORKERS."