@RepAdamSchiff: @POTUS withdrew from the Paris Accords, forever damaging our planet and our standing in the world. Climate change is real, and we must act.

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

23 February 2018
3 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "The only thing he's obsessed with succeeding for the nation and I see that first hand every single day." @IngrahamAngle
Justice Dept. says it has made no decision on ATandT-Time Warner deal, and conversations are ongoing - Reuters
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: The families of our POWs and MIAs are heroes in their own right.
3 month ago
DHS nominee says she believes climate change exists, but cannot determine whether humans are the primary cause.
3 month ago
Sen Rand Paul R-KY reports on the extent of his injuries in neighbor dispute
3 month ago
Democrats say they will only offer 10-12 more amendments in committee to the tax bill; then want to see GOP plan
3 month ago
@RandPaul: I appreciate all of the support from everyone. A medical update: final report indicates six broken ribs and new X-ray shows a pleural effusion
3 month ago
Ways and Means Dems are convinced the GOP will drop a big manager's amendment on tax reform, and approve it Thursday
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Welcomed my friend @BorisJohnson back to the Capitol today for a productive discussion about cracking down on all aspects of Iran's destabilizing behavior.
3 month ago
Lavrov on Putin-Trump meeting: Putin is ready to meet with Trump, our protocol services are in constant contact.
Larry Lindsey on tax reform: Republicans have to pass it for their own political survival.3 month ago
Larry Lindsey on tax reform: "Republicans have to pass it for their own political survival."
Former advisor to President Trump, Carl Icahn, has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, NBC News confirms
3 month ago
RNC Chair: 'The Greatest Enthusiasm in Our Party Right Now Is for President Trump'
Rep. Jim Bridenstine, President Trump's controversial nominee to head NASA, moves to a full Senate vote
Only 37% of Americans have a favorable opinion of Democrats, down from 44% in March of this year
House intel committee has withdrawn Devin Nunes' subpoena for Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson, per Fusion counsel Josh Levy. Simpson will appear before the committee voluntarily next week
One year after his election, Donald Trump is 17 points underwater, 38-55%.
3 month ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to all of the ”DEPLORABLES” and the millions of people who gave us a MASSIVE (304-227) Electoral College landslide victory!
[email protected] on VA gubernatorial election: "This was a rejection, not only of President Trump but of the policies that he and the Republican Party seem to be adopting."
Feinstein and 22 other senators have introduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of the Texas shooting: "To my colleagues in Congress, I say do your job."
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments.3 month ago
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments.
Also with @VP to Texas is @RepCuellar. He told @JaxAlemany before departing that the 2nd Amendment is very strong and will remain very strong in his District which includes Sutherland Springs.
The GOP tax plan would add $1.7 trillion to the deficit over the next decade, according to new review by Congressional Budget Office.
VP and Mrs Pence arrive @JBA_NAFW to board Air Force Two to visit grieving families in Sutherland Springs, TX. Atty Gen Sessions accompanying.3 month ago
VP and Mrs Pence arrive @JBA_NAFW to board Air Force Two to visit grieving families in Sutherland Springs, TX. Atty Gen Sessions accompanying.
3 month ago
"I disavow any form of violence, whether that's anti-Semitic, white supremacist, any kind of radicalization," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen "We cannot tolerate it"
@SenGaryPeters brings up Charlottesville Peters:  Do you agree with the president's commentsnamely that there were some fine people on both sides? Nielsen: All I can say is what I believe and what I would do should I be confirmed3 month ago
@SenGaryPeters brings up Charlottesville Peters: "Do you agree with the president's commentsnamely that there were some fine people on both sides?" Nielsen: "All I can say is what I believe and what I would do should I be confirmed"
3 month ago
"I would definitely tell the president if a particular policy violated any laws of our country," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen
3 month ago
DHS nominee Kristjen Nielsen asked by @SenatorHeitkamp what she will do if @WhitHouse calls for illegal actions: "I fully intend in all cases and in all ways at all times to fully comply with all laws," per Nielsen
@DHSgov nominee Kirstjen Nielsen promises to evaluating department's countering violent extremism program and report to lawmakers in 90 days if confirmed CVE policy3 month ago
@DHSgov nominee Kirstjen Nielsen promises to evaluating department's countering violent extremism program and report to lawmakers in 90 days if confirmed CVE policy
3 month ago
On port security, "we just need to evolve with the times" per DHS nominee Nielsen "We need the best and brightest in terms of personnel and technology"
3 month ago
"There is no need for a wall from sea-to-shining sea," affirms @DHSgov nominee Nielsen-advocates talking to officials on the ground "to understand where we need some sort of physical barrier"
[email protected] to GOP: "You want to pass this tax bill? You want to hurt the suburbs? Make our day."
Rep. Al Green has announced that he'll force a vote on impeaching Trump before Christmas.
[email protected]: Last night's elections were a "giant stop sign" for GOP on their tax bill.
Maine Gov. LePage: My administration will not implement Medicaid expansion until it has been fully funded by the Legislature.3 month ago
Maine Gov. LePage: "My administration will not implement Medicaid expansion until it has been fully funded by the Legislature."
@RepAdamSchiff: There is absolutely no doubt: President Trump is the worst president in modern history. And each day, he works on eliminating "modern" from that description.
One of the leading companies that wants this tax break is ATandT, Schumer says, noting ATandT's tax rate is 8%, and they've laid people off.3 month ago
"One of the leading companies that wants this tax break is ATandT," Schumer says, noting ATandT's tax rate is 8%, and they've laid people off.
@RepAdamSchiff: I haven't even gotten to the President's foreign policy. Cozying up to dictators, threatening war via tweet, hollowing out our State Department
.@SenSchumer on GOP tax bill: Every claim they are making for this bill is getting whittled away.3 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax bill: "Every claim they are making for this bill is getting whittled away."
3 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Without checking with the Pentagon, @POTUS banned trans soldiers from serving our country. It was ugly, wrong, and unconstitutional.
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump has repeatedly tried to intervene in our justice system, and denigrated judges who rule against him as illegitimate or “so-called” judges.
3 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump refuses to acknowledge Russia’s attack on our democracy, and fired FBI Director James Comey because of "this Russia thing."
@DHSgov sec nominee Nielsen says agrees with fmr Sec. Kelly it is unlikely US will build wall "from sea to shining sea". "Yes, Ma'm" she tells @clairecmc
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump said he would discontinue payments to health insurance companies, raising rates for consumers, actively undermining the Affordable Care Act.
3 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: @POTUS withdrew from the Paris Accords, forever damaging our planet and our standing in the world. Climate change is real, and we must act.
3 month ago
[email protected]: After the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, @POTUS found fault on "many sides." There were not "many sides," just right and wrong.
3 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump unilaterally rescinded DACA without any replacement. Hundreds of thousands of DREAMers stand to lose everything. He doesn't care.
3 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Then @POTUS Trump demonized a free and fair press, laying groundwork to discredit any negative stories. He even threatened network licenses.
3 month ago
"The threats we face are too many and too many for one entity to address them alone," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen
3 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: In his first week of office, @POTUS signed the MuslimBan, banning people from entering our country based on their faith.
3 month ago
"The scope and pace of cyber attacks against our federal networks and the control systemscontinually increasing with attacks growing ever more complex" Nielsen tells Senate Homeland Security Comm
[email protected]: Almost immediately after the election, the President-elect falsely claimed to have won the popular vote and said that millions of illegal immigrants voted.
@DHSgov sec nominee Kirstjen Nielsen: cyber  security and the overall security and  resilience of our nation's critical infrastructure one of the most important challeneges3 month ago
@DHSgov sec nominee Kirstjen Nielsen: "cyber security and the overall security and resilience of our nation's critical infrastructure" one of the most important challeneges
3 month ago
[email protected]: One year ago, @realDonaldTrump was elected President. Since then, he has repeatedly shown why he is the worst president in modern history.
3 month ago
[email protected]: Looking forward to a full day of meetings with President Xi and our delegations tomorrow. THANK YOU for the beautiful welcome China! @FLOTUS Melania and I will never forget it!
3 month ago
"Unfortunately, enemies from within may currently pose our greatest danger" warns @SenRonJohnson, citing "list of mass killingshas persistently and depressingly grown"
3 month ago
"Illegal immigration persists, illicit drugs flow virtually unabated and we are more vulnerable than we should be to external forces" per @SenRonJohnson
3 month ago
"The threat of Islamist terrorism has evolved, metastasized and spread all over the world, including to our homeland" per @SenRonJohnson
Our enemies are on the rise. Russia continues to destabilize its neighbors and has partnered with Iran to increase both countries' influence in the MiddleEast @SenRonJohnson at hearing on @DHSgov secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen3 month ago
"Our enemies are on the rise. Russia continues to destabilize its neighbors and has partnered with Iran to increase both countries' influence in the MiddleEast" @SenRonJohnson at hearing on @DHSgov secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen
British Foreign Sec Boris Johnson now talking to Senate Foreign Rltns Cmte about Iran deal
Department of State:Joint Statement on Syria Chemical Weapons by UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson, France's Foreign Minister @jy_ledrian, Germany's Foreign Minister @sigmargabriel and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: #Syria's regime violated international law, including the Chemical Weapons Convention. We condemn this heinous act and demand that the Syrian regime immediately cease any and all use of chemical weapons and finally declare to the @OPCW all chemical weapons that it possesses.
3 month ago
[email protected]: NoKo has interpreted America's past restraint as weakness. This would be a fatal miscalculation. Do not underestimate us. AND DO NOT TRY US.
3 month ago
Erin Elmore on @POTUS: “His election was a rejection of elitism.” @foxandfriends
3 month ago
Erin Elmore on @POTUS: “America should be proud of his diplomacy.” @foxandfriends
3 month ago
[email protected]: "America does not seek conflictbut we will never run from it."
Pakistan Ambassador to the US Aizaz Chaudhry met members of Congress on Capitol Hill in US
3 month ago
At end of his Asia trip @POTUS will make a decision on designating DPRK as a state sponsor of terrorism, says @PressSec.
3 month ago
[email protected]: Leaving South Korea now heading to China. Looking very much forward to meeting and being with President Xi!
3 month 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."
3 month ago
[email protected]: Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again!
3 month ago
[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"
3 month 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.
3 month ago
[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."
3 month 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!
3 month ago
[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."
3 month ago
[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"
3 month ago
[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"
3 month ago
[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."
3 month 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."
3 month ago
[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."
3 month ago
[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."
3 month ago
[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."
3 month ago
[email protected]: Join me LIVE in South Korea
3 month 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!
3 month ago
[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.
3 month 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."
3 month 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 Congress3 month ago
Here are the latest turnover numbers for Congress
3 month ago
US Department of State: We @StateDept will always support and advocate for the rights of journalists, and for freedom of speech around the world.
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 2018
3 month ago
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
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.3 month ago
[email protected] comments on Ukraine at today's Department Press Briefing.
Former DNC chair Donna Brazile says she was unaware organization had hired Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Donald Trump
The Hill: Law professors are accusing Trump of acting like a dictator by blocking critics from his Twitter account.
3 month ago
President Trump recorded a robocall for VA gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, recorded before leaving for his Asia trip.
@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.
.@Jim_Jordan on tax reform: Let’s put together a tax code that is conducive to growth, that actually cuts taxes.3 month 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, "Tom Steyer"
[email protected]: “The president is being successful with peace through strength.”
@JeffFlake: Writing a bill with @MartinHeinrich to prevent anyone convicted of domestic violence – be it in criminal or military court – from buying a gun
One of Trump’s nominees for a top Pentagon job just said he thinks it’s “insane” civilians can buy assault rifles.
3 month 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.
In 'victims of communism" statement, WH pledges to shine "light of liberty for all who yearn for a brighter, freer future."
3 month ago
A day before Pres Trump visits China, WH marks "National Day for the Victims of Communism." Marks 100 yrs since Bolshevik Revolution.
Jeff Sessions’ DOJ has dropped its prosecution of a woman who laughed at Sessions during his confirmation hearing.
Sen Jeanne Shaheen D-NH says the entire military submitted only 1 misdemeanor charge to the NICS system in Dec 2016
[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.”
"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.
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 "on the riseeverybody, no matter where you are" must be prepared for a crisis.
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.
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.”
[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 safety
3 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 1300 block of Rittenhouse St: 2 injured
"I cried enough for everybody," @donnabrazile tells @TheView. "I apologized enough for everybody."
[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."
Jeff Sessions will testify before the House Judiciary Committee next week, per The Hill.
[email protected] to @TheView: "Maya Angelou says one of the greatest burdens is an untold story."
"[Social media] users are going to walk away" Watts warns, unless social media companies start making changes
Q to ask: "What are the standards for print and television media. Why don't we have that for social media?" per @selectedwisdom
"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
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.
Russia "entered into 2 domains that we created and beat us on our own stage" warns @selectedwisdom at @CSIS
"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: "The easiest thing in the world is to stand where you stand, on the sidelines and critique."