The Senate passed Thursday for a second time a Russia sanctions package that had stalled on Capitol Hill. The Senate has passed a technical correction to its Russia sanctions bill by unanimous consent, making minor changes to the bill to address House concerns that the original language violated the Constitution.

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19 November 2017
4 month ago
[email protected]: Just finished a very good meeting with the President of South Korea. Many subjects discussed including North Korea and new trade deal!
4 month ago
Before these remarks @moonriver365 told @POTUS: “I also suffer a bit from fake news, as you do.” They then laughed, report pool.
4 month ago
[email protected]: Our new American Energy Policy will unlock MILLIONS of jobs & TRILLIONS in wealth. We are on the cusp of a true energy REVOLUTION.
4 month ago
[email protected]: When it comes to the future of America’s energy needs, we will FIND IT, we will DREAM IT, and we will BUILD IT. EnergyWeek
4 month ago
[email protected]: Statement on House Passage of Kate’s Law and No Sanctuary for Criminals Act.
4 month ago
Senate approved draft "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018"
4 month ago
Just in: Trump to nominate Senate Armed Services Committee staffer Matt Donovan as the next Under Secretary of the Air Force.
Awaiting arrival ROK President @moonriver365.4 month ago
Awaiting arrival ROK President @moonriver365.
4 month ago
[email protected]: Good news, House just passed KatesLaw. Hopefully Senate will follow.
4 month ago
Intel described Russia hackers discussing how to get emails from @HillaryClinton server and transmit them to Flynn.
GOP operative asked cyber experts to scour hacker forums for Clinton's missing emails.4 month ago
GOP operative asked cyber experts to scour hacker forums for Clinton's missing emails.
White House spokesperson on President Trump's tweets this morning: ‘I don’t think’4 month ago
White House spokesperson on President Trump's tweets this morning: ‘I don’t think’" he went too far.
4 month ago
The Senate passed Thursday for a second time a Russia sanctions package that had stalled on Capitol Hill. The Senate has passed a technical correction to its Russia sanctions bill by unanimous consent, making minor changes to the bill to address House concerns that the original language violated the Constitution.
4 month ago
[email protected]: "Mattis Says Trump’s Warning Stopped Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria"
Trump is nominating former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison to be ambassador to NATO4 month ago
Trump is nominating former Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison to be ambassador to NATO
4 month ago
NBC News confirms Susan Rice has agreed to an interview with House Intel; it will not be open and will not be hearing
Longer-term projection from CBO: Medicaid spending under Senate GOP health bill would be 35% lower in 20364 month ago
Longer-term projection from CBO: Medicaid spending under Senate GOP health bill would be 35% lower in 2036
4 month ago
@SpeakerRyan: For Kate and Sarah and Grant, these so called “sanctuary cities” weren’t sanctuaries at all. We have a duty to protect our citizens.
.@Sen_JoeManchin: 4 month ago
[email protected]_JoeManchin: "The only side that I can tell you I'm truly 1000% [on] is the American side."
.@Sen_JoeManchin on President @realDonaldTrump's tweets: 4 month ago
[email protected]_JoeManchin on President @realDonaldTrump's tweets: "It's uncalled for. Totally uncalled for. We can't stoop to that."
Letter from @WhiteHouse responding to query on tapes is incomplete, say @HouseIntelComm heads.4 month ago
Letter from @WhiteHouse responding to query on tapes is incomplete, say @HouseIntelComm heads.
New CBO federal deficit estimate for 2017 now up to $693 billion (+$134b); tax revenues down $89b. Spending up $45b4 month ago
New CBO federal deficit estimate for 2017 now up to $693 billion (+$134b); tax revenues down $89b. Spending up $45b
In a swipe at his predecessor's energy policies, Pres Trump told energy execs and unions 4 month ago
In a swipe at his predecessor's energy policies, Pres Trump told energy execs and unions "you've gone through 8 years of hell."
4 month ago
@SpeakerRyan: We're about to vote on: ✔ withholding grants from sanctuary cities ✔ toughening the punishments for illegal immigrants who re-enter the US
4 month ago
President Trump: “Since my very first day in office, I have been moving at record pace to cancel” energy regulations
4 month ago
President Trump: “Since my very first day in office, I have been moving at record pace to cancel” energy regulations
4 month ago
Trump says his plan for US energy dominance also includes revitalized nuclear energy production and selling US coal and LNG abroad.
4 month ago
Pres Trump also announces creation of a "new offshore oil and gas leasing programto access vast energy wealth."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "American energy will power our ships, our planes, and our cities. American hands will bend the steel and pour the concrete."
4 month ago
"We will be number one again," in energy concludes @POTUS in speech at @ENERGY.
4 month ago
"We will find it, we will dream it, we will build it," says @POTUS of his energy policy.
New offshore oil and gas leasing program announced. 4 month ago
New offshore oil and gas leasing program announced. "The golden era of America is now underway," states @POTUS
Applications for export from Lake Charles LNG terminal being approved today by @ENERGY, announces @POTUS4 month ago
Applications for export from Lake Charles LNG terminal being approved today by @ENERGY, announces @POTUS
Expansion of 4 month ago
Expansion of "nuclear sector," announced by @POTUS, speaking now at @ENERGY.
4 month ago
[email protected]: "There are so many people that say, 'Thank you. You saved the sovereignty of our country."
4 month ago
Pres says he's working to lift "job killing restrictionson domestic energy production." And "finally ended the war on coal."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "We've finally ended the war on coal."
4 month ago
"We've finally ended the war on coal," declares @POTUS pointing out new mine has opened in Pennsylvania, "the first in many, many years."
Whether protests or not 4 month ago
Whether protests or not "I have to do what's right," says @POTUS
4 month ago
[email protected]: "I'm calling on all lawmakers to put the safety of American families first."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "We cannot have obstruction."
President Trump interrupts his energy speech to talk about “fake news”4 month ago
President Trump interrupts his energy speech to talk about “fake news”
Vast energy wealth in US doesn't belong to the government, it belongs to the people, says @POTUS decrying government regulation.4 month ago
Vast energy wealth in US doesn't belong to the government, it belongs to the people, says @POTUS decrying government regulation.
4 month ago
"We don't want other countries to take away our sovereignty," says @POTUS speaking about "American energy dominance."
Pres Trump calls the two bills 4 month ago
Pres Trump calls the two bills "vital to public safety and national security." Promises will rapidly sign them into law.
4 month ago
[email protected]OTUS: "What we've learned about fake over the last little while - fake news. @CNN: fake."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "That's what we're doing: Make America Great Again."
@Energy @SecretaryPerry 4 month ago
@Energy @SecretaryPerry "he's really a cheerleader," says @POTUS
4 month ago
"We're here today to usher in a new American energy policy," says @POTUS of @Energy, promising "trillions of dollars of wealth."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "I don't like losing, and neither do you folks."
4 month ago
"I don't like losing," says @POTUS
4 month ago
[email protected]: "Gen. Kelly and his whole group - they've gotten rid of 6,000 [MS-13 gang members] so far."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "The House will be voting on KatesLaw The second is the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act."
@RepAdamSchiff: Hats off to @RepBarbaraLee on her amendment to compel a vote on new AUMF. Before Admin takes any further action in Syria, we need to vote.4 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Hats off to @RepBarbaraLee on her amendment to compel a vote on new AUMF. Before Admin takes any further action in Syria, we need to vote.
4 month ago
[email protected]: "You've gone through 8 years of hell you deserve it."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "We have some very big things happening over the next month, probably I can say over the next 8 years."
4 month ago
[email protected]: Join me LIVE with @VP, @SecretaryPerry, @SecretaryZinke and @EPAScottPruitt.
@VP: Since Day 1, @POTUS has taken decisive action to unlock the unlimited potential of America's energy resources.4 month ago
@VP: Since Day 1, @POTUS has taken decisive action to unlock the unlimited potential of America's energy resources.
4 month ago
@VP: Welcome to a new era of Amer. energy, a new era in Amer. energydominance and welcome to an era defined by the pro-energy leadership of @POTUS
.@SecretaryPerry says being Texas Governor was the greatest job he had, but Energy Secretary 4 month ago
[email protected] says being Texas Governor was the greatest job he had, but Energy Secretary "is officially the coolest job I ever had.”
Statement from GOP/DEM House Intel leaders: WH isn't fully complying with request for info about Comey “tapes”  and  WH response not good enough4 month ago
Statement from GOP/DEM House Intel leaders: WH isn't fully complying with request for info about Comey “tapes” and WH response not good enough
Pres Trump has arrived at @ENERGY to announce 4 month ago
Pres Trump has arrived at @ENERGY to announce "energy dominance" initiatives including new pipeline permits and LNG exports.
4 month ago
During imminent speech at @ENERGY @POTUS to announce new pipeline permits, expansion of LNG exports and address barriers to coal exports.
4 month ago
[email protected]: Trump 'Acted Like a Human,' Pushed Back on 'Morning
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "I think the president would love for us all to focus on the legislative agenda a whole lot more."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "None of us are perfect."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "As a person of faith, I think we all have one perfect role model."
4 month ago
"When the president gets hit, he’s going to hit back harder, as he did today," says Sanders of Pres Trump's tweets.
4 month ago
“We all have one perfect role model” and "I point to God,” replies @SHSanders45 to further questions about @realDonaldTrump tweets.
4 month ago
“The president was attacked. He responded. I have nothing more to add,” says @SHSanders45.
“Everybody wants to make this an attack on a woman. What about the attacks he receives?” says @SHSanders45.4 month ago
“Everybody wants to make this an attack on a woman. What about the attacks he receives?” says @SHSanders45.
4 month ago
@POTUS "pushing back against people who attack him day after day after day. Where is the outrage on that?” says @SHSanders45.
Sanders defends @POTUS tweets slamming @Morning_Joe hosts. Says Pres 4 month ago
Sanders defends @POTUS tweets slamming @Morning_Joe hosts. Says Pres "attacked mercilessly" and "he'll fight fire with fire."
4 month ago
“The president in now way, form or fashion promoted or encouraged violence. Quite the contrary.” — Sarah Huckabee Sanders
@VP: Back at the Capitol this afternoon meeting with several Senators who continue to work hard to repeal  and  replace Obamacare.4 month ago
@VP: Back at the Capitol this afternoon meeting with several Senators who continue to work hard to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Powerful words from @Madeleine at #DisinfoWeek4 month ago
Powerful words from @Madeleine at #DisinfoWeek
“If there are deadlines (@POTUS) is not going to advertise” those on DPRK, says @stevenmnuchin1.4 month ago
“If there are deadlines (@POTUS) is not going to advertise” those on DPRK, says @stevenmnuchin1.
4 month ago
Missouri man charged with kidnapping sister to allegedly stop her wedding
4 month ago
Tax reform a pass/fail exercise, says @stevenmnuchin1.
4 month ago
GOP Senators emerging from lunch meeting - no hints of overall health care deal. Next Senate votes, week of July 10
4 month ago
Rob Portman said it "seems reasonable" to keep some of the Obamacare taxes in order to increase financial assistance.
4 month ago
Congress should act quickly, raise the debt ceiling, says @stevenmnuchin1 speaking to @WhiteHouse reporters.
4 month ago
Heller also says he's not going to shave his beard until there's a healthcare deal or his wife tells him to.
Will continue to impose very significant sanctions on DPRK until it changes it behavior, says @USTreasury Secretary.4 month ago
Will continue to impose very significant sanctions on DPRK until it changes it behavior, says @USTreasury Secretary.
4 month ago
[email protected]: MAKE AMERICA SAFE AGAIN! NoSanctuaryForCriminalsAct KatesLaw SaveAmericanLives
4 month ago
@NancyPelosi: House Democratic women are taking a stand against @realDonaldTrump’s sexism.
4 month ago
"We are all 100 percent committed to getting tax reform done," says @USTreasury Secretary.
4 month ago
“No decisions have been made in regards to the Fed chair,” says @USTreasury secretary.
4 month ago
"We will follow the money and cut off the money," says Mnuchin of "external enablers” for North Korea such as Bank of Dandong.
4 month ago
"This is the first bank that we cut off" under these sanctions, says @USTreasury secretary.
4 month ago
@NancyPelosi: In a short time, I will joining House Democratic women to respond to @realDonaldTrump’s sexist attack on @morningmika earlier today.
4 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Wish @realDonaldTrump spent as much time doing his job as he does bullying female TV hosts. Unpresidential, offensive and childish.
4 month ago
“We are in no way targeting China” by also sanctioning Chinese nationals and companies for DPRK links, adds @stevemnuchin1.
4 month ago
“We look forward to engaging in free and fair trade with the G20 economies” but there are “massive distortions” in the global steel market
4 month ago
“We will act to ensure a level playing field for all,” warns sr. @WhiteHouse official.
4 month ago
Senior @WhiteHouse officials say they can’t yet characterize the planned encounter between @POTUS and Putin at G20.
4 month ago
Heller: "my position has not changed one way or the other." Adds he's had "good meetings" on ACA repeal
4 month ago
Sen James Lankford R-OK: "The President's tweets today don't help our political or national discourse"
4 month ago
[email protected]: @realDonaldTrump's tweets today are sexist, an assault on the freedom of the press and an insult to all women. Apologize!
4 month ago
[email protected]: Today, the House votes on two crucial bills: ☑️NoSanctuaryForCriminalsAct ☑️KatesLaw ☑️Pass these bills & lets MAKE AMERICA SAFE AGAIN
4 month ago
@NancyPelosi: There are serious questions to be asked after the GOP's poor record over the last 6 months. When will they get to work?
4 month ago
@NancyPelosi: The fight to stop Trumpcare is not over – we will stand strong for American families.
4 month ago
Chief of staff for @VP being replaced, according to @nytimes.
4 month ago
GOP Sen. Susan Collins tells that Trump’s tweets were completely inappropriate and uncivil
4 month ago
Sen. Dianne Feinstein: “I’m appalled. This is the President of the United States. You don’t do things like that. You don’t attack women.”
4 month ago
@NancyPelosi: At 12:30 pm ET, I will be speaking live from the Capitol about the fight to stop Trumpcare and the need to Protect Our Democracy.
4 month ago
"This isn't normal": GOP lawmakers to President Trump: Stop these personal attacks
4 month ago
Cruz after Trump attacked his wife on Twitter: "Donald, real men don't attack women."
4 month ago
@VP: The bill in the Senate will RepealAndReplace Obamacare and sets us on a path to a healthcare system built on freedom, choice and affordability
4 month ago
McConnell on Senate floor re: GOP health care negotiations: "We've made good progress and we'll keep working"
4 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 2600 block of Stanton Road SE: 1 injured
4 month ago
Ryan: "We're still on schedule and on track with our agenda we still have the summer to work on health care"
4 month ago
U.S. House speaker Ryan says Senate has to pass bill on Russia sanctions again to resolve constitutional violations
4 month ago
Ryan: "What we're trying to do around here is improve the tone, the civility, of the debate; and this obviously doesn't help do that"
@VP: Obamacare’s collapsing, and this failed policy is taking working families down with it. RepealAndReplace4 month ago
@VP: Obamacare’s collapsing, and this failed policy is taking working families down with it. RepealAndReplace
.@RepGoodlatte: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "If you're going to receive taxpayer dollars from the federal govt to keep people safe, you've got to follow the law."
4 month ago
Speaker Ryan asked about Trump's Mika tweets: "Obviously I don't see that as an appropriate comment"
4 month ago
"Obviously I don't see that as an appropriate comment," @SpeakerRyan says of Trump tweet on Mika.
.@Raul_Labrador: 4 month ago
[email protected]_Labrador: "Some people on the other side want to turn this country into the countries that [illegal immigrants] are fleeing from."
Republican Sen. James Lankford, in statement on Trump's tweets, notes political rhetoric after the shooting attack on members of Congress4 month ago
Republican Sen. James Lankford, in statement on Trump's tweets, notes political rhetoric after the shooting attack on members of Congress
4 month ago
[email protected] on the impending vote for both Kate's law and a sanctuary city bill: "We look forward to their passage in the House today."
4 month ago
"When our immigration laws are properly enforced, all of the types of crimes we're talking about here are entirely avoidable."@RepGoodlatte
DHS Secretary Kelly on hand at Speaker's press conference to talk about House immigration bills up for vote today4 month ago
DHS Secretary Kelly on hand at Speaker's press conference to talk about House immigration bills up for vote today
Sec. John Kelly: 4 month ago
Sec. John Kelly: "We will no longer look the other way."
Sec. Kelly: 4 month ago
Sec. Kelly: "@POTUS has been clear that our borders are not open to illegal immigration, that we are a nation of laws."
4 month ago
@SpeakerRyan: This afternoon, the House will take action on two initiatives to keep Americans safe.
Sec. John Kelly: 4 month ago
Sec. John Kelly: "Sanctuary cities make our communities less safe."
4 month ago
[email protected]: Sanctuary cities are putting lives at risk and we cannot tolerate that.
.@SpeakerRyan: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "He should not have been here and [KateSteinle] should not have died."
4 month ago
"Not presidential," says @SenJohnMcCain, who adds he is embarrassed by the @realDonaldTrump tweets.
4 month ago
Sarah Sanders explains that Trump tweeted what he did because bullying is bad
.@SenToomey: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "The American people have spoken on this many times. They know that ObamaCare is failing."
4 month ago
@SenSanders: The Republicans' disgraceful "health care" bill would do devastating harm to the people of West Virginia and the rest of the United States.
4 month ago
McCain on Trump's Tweets this morning: "It's hard to understand, and not presidential"
4 month ago
[email protected]: "I think off-camera briefings tend to have a lot more substance than on-camera."
4 month ago
[email protected]: "This is a president who fights fire with fire and certainly will not be allowed to be bullied by liberal media."
GOP senators: Trump's 4 month ago
GOP senators: Trump's "Morning Joe" attacks are beneath the dignity of his office
.@SHSanders45 on Russian interference in the election: 4 month ago
[email protected] on Russian interference in the election: "our focus is looking how we can maintain voter integrity."
.@SHSanders45 on @Morning_Joe: 4 month ago
[email protected] on @Morning_Joe: "I've seen far worse things come out of that show."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "I don't think that @POTUS's ever been someone who gets attacked and doesn't push back."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "We want to make sure that we protect ourselves and that we're not vulnerable as much as possible."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "We support voter ID laws and protecting our system across the board."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "Never underestimate this president."
.@SHSanders45 on passing health care: 4 month ago
[email protected] on passing health care: "We're committed to making this happen."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "[@POTUS] is continuing to make calls, do meetings, and work with Senators We know that there needed to be some changes."
.@SHSanders45: 4 month ago
[email protected]: "ObamaCare is simply collapsing around us It's something that we can't allow to continue."
DNC comments on Trump's twitter attack4 month ago
DNC comments on Trump's twitter attack
4 month ago
GOP Rep. Tom Reed on Trump's Mika Brzezinski tweets: "Maybe the intent is to distract from the health care debate"
Statement from MSNBC on the president's tweets this morning4 month ago
Statement from MSNBC on the president's tweets this morning
.@senrobportman: Disinformation is a threat that's broader than one party, one president, one nation4 month ago
[email protected]: Disinformation is a threat that's broader than one party, one president, one nation
.@senrobportman: Disinformation is a threat that's broader than one party, one president, one nation
4 month ago
"Coalitions like the ones built by @AtlanticCouncil are crucial" - @senrobportman
4 month ago
Schiff: If Trump doesn't act on threat Russia poses, he could be derelict in his duty to protect the United States
4 month ago
Republican Rep. Pete King on health care bill: "It's wrong to pass something for the sake of passing it"
4 month ago
[email protected]: New Sugar deal negotiated with Mexico is a very good one for both Mexico and the U.S. Had no deal for many years which hurt U.S. badly.
Washington D.C.: Fatal shooting in the 800 blk of 46th St. NE. Man pronounced dead at scene4 month ago
Washington D.C.: Fatal shooting in the 800 blk of 46th St. NE. Man pronounced dead at scene
4 month ago
Washington: Shooting in the 800 block of 46th Street, North East
4 month ago
[email protected]: Tomorrow the House votes on KatesLaw & No Sanctuary For Criminals Act. Lawmakers must vote to put American safety first! SaveAmericanLives
4 month ago
[email protected] on health care meeting with @POTUS: "There's a breakthrough idea...Separate this into two bills." TheStory
4 month ago
Pres. Trump has arrived at his DC business for his re-election campaign fundraising event
4 month ago
[email protected]: ChuckSchumer 'Doesn't Seem Like a Serious Person' | Read more:
Senate draft of NDAA bans use of Kaspersky products by DoD due to reports company 4 month ago
Senate draft of NDAA bans use of Kaspersky products by DoD due to reports company "might be vulnerable to Russian govt influence"
4 month ago
[email protected]: From my first day in office, we’ve taken swift action to lift the crushing restrictions on American energy. Remarks:
4 month ago
@SenSanders: If one person loses their insurance because of the Republican health care plan, that's too many. But 22 million? That’s an abomination.
4 month ago
@SpeakerRyan: Soon patients, not lawyers, will be able to keep more of the money awarded for damages.
4 month ago
@VP: We will create a dynamic national health-insurance market with lower costs, higher quality, and more choices for working families.
4 month ago
[email protected]: Democrats purposely misstated Medicaid under new Senate bill - actually goes up.
4 month ago
@SpeakerRyan:...The House just passed the Protecting Access to Care Act to help rein in the rising cost of health care through litigation reform.
Fmr NATO Amb. on Russia: 4 month ago
Fmr NATO Amb. on Russia: "I find it dismaying and objectionable that Pres. Trump continues to deny the undeniable."
President Trump compliments female reporter's 4 month ago
President Trump compliments female reporter's "nice smile" during call with Irish prime minister