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17 November 2017
1 week ago
[email protected]: Leaving South Korea now heading to China. Looking very much forward to meeting and being with President Xi!
1 week ago
[email protected] on his relationship with @POTUS: "I really admire his leadership. To see @POTUS speak at a rally, to see him at an event is to see the same leader I work with every day. Clear vision for the country, a boundless belief in the American people."
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[email protected]: Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again!
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[email protected]: "Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again. We dream of highways connected north and south, of cousins embracing cousins, and this nuclear nightmare replaced with a beautiful promise of peace"
1 week ago
[email protected]: Anyone who doubts the strength or determination of the U.S. should look to our past.and you will doubt it no longer.
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[email protected]: "America does not seek conflictbut we will never run from it. History is filled with discarded governments that have foolishly tested America's resolve. Anyone who doubts the strength or determination of the U.S. should look to our past and you will doubt it no longer."
1 week ago
[email protected]: The U.S., under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions of dollars to the newest and finest military equipment anywhere in the world, being built right now. I want peace through strength!
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[email protected]: "The North Korean government has pursued its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in defiance of every assurance, agreement, and commmitment it has made to the U.S. and its allies. It's broken all of those commitments."
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[email protected]: "North Korea is a country ruled as a cult. At the center of this military cult is a deranged belief in the leader's destiny to rule as parent protector over a conquered Korean peninsula and an enslaved Korean people"
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[email protected]: "In the part of Korea that was a stronghold for Christianity before the war, Christians and other people of faith who were found praying or holding a religious book of any kind, are now detained, tortured, and in many cases even executed"
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[email protected]: "I know that the Republic of Korea, which has become a tremendously successful nation, will be a faithful ally of the U.S. very long into the future."
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[email protected]: "The U.S., under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions of dollars to the newest and finest military equipment anywhere in the world, being built right now. I want peace through strength."
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[email protected]: "The U.S. is going through something of a miracle itself. Our stock market is at an all-time high. Unemployment is at a 17-year low. We are defeating ISIS. We are strengthening our judiciary, including a brilliant Supreme Court Justice. And on, and on, and on."
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[email protected]: "In less than 1 lifetime, South Korea climbed from total devastation to among the wealthiest nations on EarthLife expectancy has risen from just 53 years to more than 82 years today. Like Korea, and since my election exactly 1 year ago today, I celebrate with you."
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[email protected]: "Through this entire visit, it has been both our pleasure and our honor to create and celebrate a long friendship between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea. This alliance between our nations was forged in the crucible of war, and strengthened by the trials of history."
1 week ago
[email protected]: Join me LIVE in South Korea
1 week ago
[email protected]: Ed Gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for. Don’t forget, Republicans won 4 out of 4 House seats, and with the economy doing record numbers, we will continue to win, even bigger than before!
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[email protected]: Getting ready to make a major speech to the National Assembly here in South Korea, then will be headed to China where I very much look forward to meeting with President Xi who is just off his great political victory.
1 week ago
@moonriver365 "He's actually pretty frustrated,” says @PressSec of @POTUS. She said it had been planned "for a little while," since before @POTUS left on his Asia trip. It was "something the president wanted to do."
1 week ago
[email protected]: Thank you to all Americans who participated in Nat'l Rx Drug Take Back Day. A record amount of drugs collected and disposed. We can do this!
Here are the latest turnover numbers for Congress1 week ago
Here are the latest turnover numbers for Congress
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US Department of State: We @StateDept will always support and advocate for the rights of journalists, and for freedom of speech around the world.
1 week ago
US Department of State: We deplore all acts of violence against the media, including in Afghanistan today.
Rep Frank LoBiondo R-NJ announces he won't run for re-election in 20181 week ago
Rep Frank LoBiondo R-NJ announces he won't run for re-election in 2018
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US Department of State: We applaud dialogue in Iraq as positive step. We look forward to more conversation where parties can find solution adhering to constitution
1 week ago
US Department of State: We continue to encourage Saudis to pursue prosecution of corrupt officials in fair, transparent manner and will continue to monitor situation
.@statedeptspox comments on Ukraine at today's Department Press Briefing.1 week ago
[email protected] comments on Ukraine at today's Department Press Briefing.
1 week ago
Former DNC chair Donna Brazile says she was unaware organization had hired Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Donald Trump
1 week ago
The Hill: Law professors are accusing Trump of acting like a dictator by blocking critics from his Twitter account.
1 week ago
President Trump recorded a robocall for VA gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, recorded before leaving for his Asia trip.
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@POTUS promises, in face of North Korean threats, to “make things beautiful” for South Koreans.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Reports show the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will result in larger take-home pay.1 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Reports show the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will result in larger take-home pay.
.@Jim_Jordan on tax reform: Let’s put together a tax code that is conducive to growth, that actually cuts taxes.1 week ago
[email protected]_Jordan on tax reform: Let’s put together a tax code that is conducive to growth, that actually cuts taxes.
Prompted in FCC forms to list the issue/candidate on which Tom Steyer is commenting in his impeachment ads, he wrote, simply, 1 week ago
Prompted in FCC forms to list the issue/candidate on which Tom Steyer is commenting in his impeachment ads, he wrote, simply, "Tom Steyer"
.@RepJoeWilson: “The president is being successful with peace through strength.”1 week ago
[email protected]: “The president is being successful with peace through strength.”
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@JeffFlake: Writing a bill with @MartinHeinrich to prevent anyone convicted of domestic violence – be it in criminal or military court – from buying a gun
1 week ago
One of Trump’s nominees for a top Pentagon job just said he thinks it’s “insane” civilians can buy assault rifles.
1 week ago
McConnell addressed Sen. Rand Paul's assault and said Paul is "on the mend" and is expected back in the Senate next week.
@SenSanders: Today at the international climate talks, Syria joined the Paris Climate Agreement. Thanks to Trump, the U.S. is now the only one out.1 week ago
@SenSanders: Today at the international climate talks, Syria joined the Paris Climate Agreement. Thanks to Trump, the U.S. is now the only one out.
1 week ago
In 'victims of communism" statement, WH pledges to shine "light of liberty for all who yearn for a brighter, freer future."
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A day before Pres Trump visits China, WH marks "National Day for the Victims of Communism." Marks 100 yrs since Bolshevik Revolution.
1 week ago
Jeff Sessions’ DOJ has dropped its prosecution of a woman who laughed at Sessions during his confirmation hearing.
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Sen Jeanne Shaheen D-NH says the entire military submitted only 1 misdemeanor charge to the NICS system in Dec 2016
.@RepKevinBrady: “Don’t believe everything you read … you’re going to see a lot of analysis at the end of the day that just isn’t accurate.”1 week ago
[email protected]: “Don’t believe everything you read … you’re going to see a lot of analysis at the end of the day that just isn’t accurate.”
1 week ago
"As for the Ukraine amendment, excellent work." - Carter Page to Trump campaign officials during the GOP convention.
Rep. @keithellison explains how workers will suffer under HR3441. It's a giveaway for big business making it easier to break labor law.1 week ago
Rep. @keithellison explains how workers will suffer under HR3441. It's a giveaway for big business making it easier to break labor law.
House Armed Services chair calls for oversight after Air Force failed to share info that would have blocked shooter from gun purchase.1 week ago
House Armed Services chair calls for oversight after Air Force failed to share info that would have blocked shooter from gun purchase.
FBI official: Mass shootings 1 week ago
FBI official: Mass shootings "on the riseeverybody, no matter where you are" must be prepared for a crisis.
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Schiff: "I think we're all going to be held to account one day for what we did when our democracy is under threat."
@SenSanders: There's no good reason why Americans should feel they have to leave our country in order to receive affordable medical care.1 week ago
@SenSanders: There's no good reason why Americans should feel they have to leave our country in order to receive affordable medical care.
1 week ago
Lisa Murkowski says adding health care to tax reform “may be unnecessarily complicating things.”
Blumenthal: “Domestic abuse and violence combined with guns” create an “urgent problem and we need to address it.”1 week ago
Blumenthal: “Domestic abuse and violence combined with guns” create an “urgent problem and we need to address it.”
.@jasoninthehouse: “The president has put an ‘America First’ agenda out there and I think America loves it1 week ago
[email protected]: “The president has put an ‘America First’ agenda out there and I think America loves it"
Rep. Ted Lieu walks out of a moment of silence for Texas shooting victims to protest a lack of action on gun safety1 week ago
Rep. Ted Lieu walks out of a moment of silence for Texas shooting victims to protest a lack of action on gun safety
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 1300 block of Rittenhouse St: 2 injured
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"I cried enough for everybody," @donnabrazile tells @TheView. "I apologized enough for everybody."
.@donnabrazile: 1 week ago
[email protected]: "My job was to try to clean up as much as I could, and I left it in good hands with @TomPerez and the other great officers."
1 week ago
Jeff Sessions will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week, per The Hill.
.@donnabrazile to @TheView: 1 week ago
[email protected] to @TheView: "Maya Angelou says one of the greatest burdens is an untold story."
1 week ago
"[Social media] users are going to walk away" Watts warns, unless social media companies start making changes
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Q to ask: "What are the standards for print and television media. Why don't we have that for social media?" per @selectedwisdom
1 week ago
"In 2018, 2020, if there are no legislative changes, u will be crazy not to run dark social media campaign like we just saw" per Watts
1 week ago
There could also be more problems for US due to social media free for all, wars @selectedwisdom at @CSIS
Sen. @tedcruz suggests repealing Obamacare's individual mandate as part of tax bill.1 week ago
Sen. @tedcruz suggests repealing Obamacare's individual mandate as part of tax bill.
Russia 1 week ago
Russia "entered into 2 domains that we created and beat us on our own stage" warns @selectedwisdom at @CSIS
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"The reason the Russian active measures worked when the Soviet's didn't is that they have money and engage in the economic space" per Watts
Christie to constituent: 1 week ago
Christie to constituent: "The easiest thing in the world is to stand where you stand, on the sidelines and critique."
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"Part of this is improving our own political dialogue so we are far less tribalfar less susceptible" per @GenMhayden re FakeNews
1 week ago
[email protected]: "You can't solve the kinds of problems we need to solve in America unless we get real economic growth."
.@SpeakerRyan: 1 week ago
[email protected]: "How about enforcing the laws on the books? This man should not have gotten a gun."
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"We have to help the consumer out so its on them when they get duped by fakenews or misleading information" per @selectedwisdom
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: There is one number that is huge for the middle class: $1,182. That’s how much the typical American household will save under our plan.1 week ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: There is one number that is huge for the middle class: $1,182. That’s how much the typical American household will save under our plan.
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Also, "reporting vs opnion" per @selectedwisdom "Don't know that an avg information consumer can distinguish" between the two
.@FedericaMog on Iran nuclear deal: „Renegotiation is not an option.“1 week ago
[email protected] on Iran nuclear deal: „Renegotiation is not an option.“
On whether he agreed with ending protected status for Nicaraguans, @SpeakerRyan says he hasn't 1 week ago
On whether he agreed with ending protected status for Nicaraguans, @SpeakerRyan says he hasn't "looked at it closely enough."
.@SpeakerRyan: 1 week ago
[email protected]: "Last week was a big week in the House."
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"I'm advocating nutrition labels for information where an information consumer reports agency essentially rates fact vs fiction" per Watts
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"And we as a country have not stood up for democracy any more. We have totally backed away" per Watts "We haven't mobilized Americans"
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"If we want to deal with Russia disinformation,we do need someone at a leadership level in the US to say this is our strategy" per Clint Watts
1 week ago
"The greatest threats to America are probably not metal on metal somewhere. They're these asymmetrical threats," per Gen Hayden
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"We hardwired our national security structure in 1947" adds Gen Hayden, which is a problem
.@GovMikeHuckabee on gun control: 1 week ago
[email protected] on gun control: "Let's follow the laws we have rather than try to create new phantom laws."
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"Not equating an imperfect free press with a perfect deception campaign so that the press does have legitimacy" could help, per @GenMhayden
1 week ago
"There are a lot of non-governmental institutions that might be very well positioned to do a lot of the lift here" per @GenMhayden
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"That's going to be authoritarians. It's going to be global corporations that aren't regulated" per @selectedwisdom
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Russia info ops playbook "going to be copied by everybody who has resources, who has access and who has time" warns @selectedwisdom
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"Even beyond, we're seeing it in Myanmar" with social media co's per @selectedwisdom "That is another lick your chops moment if you're Russia"
1 week ago
"This is a great opportunity [for Russia] to win influence and use that information playbook" per @selectedwisdom re PersianGuf
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"I would imagine they [Russia] have a big smile on their face in the Persian Gulf right now" per @selectedwisdom
.@marc_lotter on VA election: 1 week ago
[email protected]_lotter on VA election: "There's a lot riding for Democrats on this Right now they're falling apart all over each other."
1 week ago
ACLU defends article linking @taylorswift13 to white supremacists
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"And convinced an awful lot of Europeans we would not have considered extremethis is just really too hard to understand" per @GenMhayden
.@RepKevinBrady: 1 week ago
[email protected]: "We want to be on the same with this president in a major way. He wants to see big, bold tax cut."
.@RepKevinBrady: 1 week ago
[email protected]: "You got to cut spending you got to get new revenue, you got to grow as well. Tax reform is that half of the equation."
1 week ago
Carter Page wanted Trump to give a landmark speech in Russia as a presidential candidate
US Department of State: We condemn Maduro government's anti-democratic actions and stand with Venezuela people who have right to free and peaceful political discourse.1 week ago
US Department of State: We condemn Maduro government's anti-democratic actions and stand with Venezuela people who have right to free and peaceful political discourse.
1 week ago
Forbes claims that Wilbur Ross has been lying about his net worth and is not a billionaire.
1 week ago
[email protected]: "The city with the strongest gun laws in our nation is Chicago and Chicago is a disaster."
At the end of a day with Pres Trump, South Korean Pres Moon Jae-in said it was 1 week ago
At the end of a day with Pres Trump, South Korean Pres Moon Jae-in said it was "as if they were old friends."
1 week ago
Trump's longtime bodyguard will face questions from the House Intel Committee today, expected to be questioned about dossier details.
At State Dinner that had the look of a campaign fundraiser, Pres Trump hails 1 week ago
At State Dinner that had the look of a campaign fundraiser, Pres Trump hails "deep and enduring" US-Korean partnership.
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ROK president @moonriver365 says @POTUS “already making American Great again.”
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ROK-US alliance will “guarantee a lasting peace on the peninsula.” - ROK president.
ROK, defended by US and UN once before, is “being threatened again,” says @moonriver365 at state dinner for @POTUS.1 week ago
ROK, defended by US and UN once before, is “being threatened again,” says @moonriver365 at state dinner for @POTUS.
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“War must not break out again on the Korean Peninsula,” adds the ROK president.
At Blue House state dinner @POTUS says tomorrow will be an exciting day “for reasons people will find out.”1 week ago
At Blue House state dinner @POTUS says tomorrow will be an exciting day “for reasons people will find out.”
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@POTUS: “We will make things beautiful, especially the aspirations of your people.”
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[email protected]: "May freedom and peace flourish on this peninsula, for our time and for generations to come."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "Together our nations remind the world of the boundless potential of societies that choose freedom over tyranny."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "The partnership between our two nations is deep and enduring. We have been proud to stand by your side for many decades."
1 week ago
[email protected]: "I'm representing the American people and the relationship we have is a fantastic one."
1 week ago
Dallas man arrested at the White House after allegedly threatening to kill "all white police."
1 week ago
Washington Post: Trump adviser sent email describing ‘private conversation’ with Russian official
1 week ago
[email protected]: [email protected] will totally turn around the high crime and poor economic performance of VA. MS-13 and crime will be gone. Vote today, ASAP!
1 week ago
[email protected]: .and has been horrible on Virginia economy. Vote @EdWGillespie today!
1 week ago
[email protected]: Ralph Northam will allow crime to be rampant in Virginia. He’s weak on crime, weak on our GREAT VETS, Anti-Second Amendment.
1 week ago
Japan government upset with item on menu at tonight’s state dinner in Seoul for @POTUS: Shrimp caught off Dokdo.
1 week ago
[email protected]: .is making. Working very hard on TAX CUTS for the middle class, companies and jobs!
1 week ago
[email protected]: Stock market hit yet another all-time record high yesterday. There is great confidence in the moves that my Administration.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Thank you to President Moon of South Korea for the beautiful welcoming ceremony. It will always be remembered.
1 week ago
"I do see certain movement, yes" on solving problem with North Korea's nuclear provocations, Trump said at press conference in South Korea.
1 week ago
No mention of "Rocket man" in Trump's remarks during joint news conference in Seoul.
1 week ago
Trump: “It makes sense for North Korea to come to the table and to make a deal that’s good for the people of the world."
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"Korea is very important to me," says @POTUS. "There will be no skipping South Korea."
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DPRK problem should have been take care of "a long time ago," emphasizes @POTUS.
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President Xi being very helpful on the DPRK problem, adds @POTUS.
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"Now we should focus on bringing an end to the DPRK provocations and bringing them to the table for dialogue," adds @moonriver365.
1 week ago
"We are trying to bring a solution to the North Korean nuclear problem," says @moonriver365 adding China, ASEAN, EU can help.
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"I am very sure substantive results will be realized," adds the South Korean president.
1 week ago
KORUS trade pact "has been unsuccessful and not very good for the United States," says @POTUS.
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@POTUS: "It's time to act with urgency and with great determination."
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@POTUS: Unacceptable nations would help arm "this increasingly dangerous government."
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@POTUS: DPRK 6th nuclear test and missile launches "a threat to people all across our globe."
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@POTUS: “We cannot allow North Korea to threaten all that we have built.”
1 week ago
ROK President @moonriver365 says he hopes @POTUS visit "will be a turning point" for the stabilization of the Korean peninsula.
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Economic cooperation critical for the ROK-US alliance, adds @moonriver365.
1 week ago
ROK President urges DPRK "to come to the dialog table as soon as possible for denuclearization."
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Agreement on expanding "rotational deployments of assets" in and around Korea, says @moonriver365.
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[email protected]: It was my great honor to have lunch with our INCREDIBLE U.S. and ROK troops at Camp Humphreys, in South Korea.
Carter Page on why he went to Russia even if it might not be a great idea: “Because I was trying to live my life”1 week ago
Carter Page on why he went to Russia even if it might not be a great idea: “Because I was trying to live my life”
1 week ago
[email protected]: .Some of those they are harshly treating have been “milking” their country for years!
1 week ago
[email protected]: I have great confidence in King Salman and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, they know exactly what they are doing.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Problem in Texas church massacre is "mental health", not guns
1 week ago
[email protected]: Getting ready to leave for South Korea and meetings with President Moon, a fine gentleman. We will figure it all out!
1 week ago
[email protected]: My visit to Japan and friendship with PM Abe will yield many benefits, for our great Country. Massive military and energy orders happening+++!
1 week ago
[email protected]: The state of Virginia economy, under Democrat rule, has been terrible. If you vote Ed Gillespie tomorrow, it will come roaring back!
1 week ago
McConnell: Sen. Paul's absence while recovering from assault creates another challenge for slim GOP Senate majority.
1 week ago
The United States has withdrawn as an implementing country from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an international effort to fight corruption in managing revenues from oil, gas and mineral extraction
1 week ago
[email protected]: Our pattern of doing nothing after mass shootings must end. Gun violence in America is a major crisis which must be addressed.
1 week ago
@SenSanders: The time is long, long past for us to put the lives of children and innocent Americans over the interests of the NRA’s corporate backers.
1 week ago
[email protected]: How many tragedies must we witness before Republicans in Congress agree to pass legislation to end this epidemic of senseless slaughter?
1 week ago
"I do love the F-18," Pres Trump also said while on the subject of @Boeing. "I love the F-18," he told business leaders Monday in Tokyo.
1 week ago
[email protected]: Karen and I will travel to Sutherland Springs on Wednesday to meet with families of the fallen, injured and law enforcement. We are with you Texas
APA president: 1 week ago
APA president: "Calling this shooting a ‘mental health problem’ distracts our nation’s leaders" from actions to prevent gun violence.
In remarks to US and Japanese business leaders Monday, @POTUS said @FLOTUS had some @Boeing stock but 1 week ago
In remarks to US and Japanese business leaders Monday, @POTUS said @FLOTUS had some @Boeing stock but "when I wonwas forced to sell it."
White House: 1 week ago
White House: "The national emergency declared on November 14, 1979 must continue in effect beyond November 14, 2017."
1 week ago
“I enjoyed the time I was able to spend in Japan,” first lady Melania Trump says in White House readout.
Statement from Matthew Baker, the attorney for alleged Senator Rand Paul attacker Rene Boucher1 week ago
Statement from Matthew Baker, the attorney for alleged Senator Rand Paul attacker Rene Boucher
Most Americans think Trump is biased against women or black people1 week ago
Most Americans think Trump is biased against women or black people
1 week ago
[email protected] orders US flags to be flown at half-staff to honor victims of Sutherland Springs, Texas Shooting.
1 week ago
Pompeo: "I would argue that today they are thrilled with the change in administration." More free to do their work, steal secrets.
1 week ago
Pompeo, on reported angst among intelligence community: "I haven't seen it."
1 week ago
Asked whether CIA needs more money, Pompeo says, "No, I do not actually think we do. American taxpayers have been great to us."
.@RoyBlunt on tax reform: 1 week ago
[email protected] on tax reform: "It's a priority for working families and it's a priority for growing the economy."
1 week ago
The Pentagon is pushing to create its *own* process to approve drugs and devices, alarming HHS and Hill staff.
1 week ago
Democratic lawmaker: We might have to file articles of impeachment against Trump
1 week ago
Mike Pence will attend a fundraiser for a super PAC that plans to spend $100 million backing Trump.
Amb. Nikki Haley: 1 week ago
Amb. Nikki Haley: "As we heard directly from the Congolese people, the citizens of the DRC are hungry for democracy and new leadership."