U.S. congressmen question Trump organization on Panama Tower project's alleged ties to laundering and trafficking.

Map. History of District Columbia conflict

24 June 2018
3 month ago
[email protected]: Manufacturing growing at the fastest pace in almost two decades!
3 month ago
[email protected]: Jobless claims at a 49 year low!
3 month ago
[email protected]: Together, we will face this challenge as a national family with conviction, with unity, and with a commitment to love and support our neighbors in times of dire need. Working together, we will defeat this OpioidEpidemic. Full Opioid Summit:
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Consumer Confidence in February Highest Since November 2000"
Trump says he spoke with attorney general about bringing lawsuits against some opioid companies
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Some countries have a very, very tough penalty [against drug dealers]. The ultimate penalty. And by the way they have much less of a drug problem than we do."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "We need strength with respect to the pushers and to the drug dealers, and if you don't do that, you're never going to solve the problems You have to have strength and you have to have toughness."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "We have pushers and we have drug dealers that kill hundreds and hundreds of people and most of them don't even go to jail. You know if you shoot one person, they give you life, they give you the death penalty. These people can kill 2,000, 3,000 people."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "The Administration's going to be rolling out policy over the next 3 weeks and it'll be very, very strong."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "I know what you're going through."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "It's outrageous that a mayor would circumvent federal authorities and certainly put them in danger by making a move such as that, and that's currently under review by @TheJusticeDept."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "I don't know that @POTUS will or should ever apologize for protecting American workers, and certainly not to @SenSasse."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "On @SecretaryCarson, the order that you referenced was canceled and they're looking for another option that's much more responsible with taxpayer dollars."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "It's not a surprise and we're going to continue doing what we can to protect American workers. That was something @POTUS committed to during the campaign."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS's concerned about the men and women of this country who have been forgotten about."
3 month ago
Canadian trade minister says any U.S. tariff or quota imposed on Canadian steel would be 'unacceptable'
3 month ago
White House readout of President Trump's call with President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea: "President Moon briefed President Trump on developments regarding North Korea and inter-Korean talks The two leaders committed to maintain close coordination."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Manufacturing in U.S. Expands at Fastest Pace Since May 2004"
U.S. says unsurprised by Putin's rhetoric on Russian nuclear arms
Today "members of President Trump's Administration will detail the actions they have undertaken to confront the opioid crisis on all possible fronts," according to @WhiteHouse.
Trump is meeting with steel, aluminum industry chief executives at 11 am ET
U.S. officials say Russia's nuke powered cruise missile not operational yet, still in 'RandD' phase and has crashed recently in testing in the Arctic, despite claims by Putin today.
"We may need to make clear to Russia and for that matter to other nations that if you go about using cyber warfare or disinformation against us, we're going to call you out and we're going to punch back" per Senate Intel Committe ranking member @MarkWarner
"In this area of misinformation and disinformation, our country is often being rocked back on our heels," says Senate Intel Committee ranking member @MarkWarner "The Kremlin is spending pennies on the dollar, pennies on the dollar and candidly wreaking havoc"
Two women have been arrested after three other women were assaulted in the District Wednesday night, Metropolitan Police said. Around 9:50 p.m., authorities responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1400 block of Girard Street in Northwest. When officers arrived, they found a woman suffering from lacerations.
"Tracking the impact of the Russian disinformation is obviously inherently difficult" says @MarkWarner "For most, you don't even know you're being attacked"
"Weaponizing that hacked information is a growing part of the Russian playbook" says Senate Intel ranking member @MarkWarner "The truth is, we should have seen this coming"
"We are not prepared, across the nation, for the 2018 election which begins literally in a few days," says Sen. Mark Warner "We are not fully prepared"
"We have much work to do to ensure that our elections infrastructure can withstand anything the Russians will try," warns Senate Intel Committee ranking member @MarkWarner
"Russia has clearly reimagined the world with a new playbook to exploit the very openess of our society, to divide us from within and to cut us off from our allies" warns @MarkWarner
U.S. congressmen question Trump organization on Panama Tower project's alleged ties to laundering and trafficking.
Pro-North Korea newspaper: U.S. should create 'right conditions' for talks with DPRK
3 month ago
[email protected]: Our Steel and Aluminum industries (and many others) have been decimated by decades of unfair trade and bad policy with countries from around the world. We must not let our country, companies and workers be taken advantage of any longer. We want free, fair and SMART TRADE!
3 month ago
[email protected]: Many ideas, some good and some not so good, emerged from our bipartisan meeting on school safety yesterday at the White House. Background Checks a big part of conversation. Gun free zones are proven targets of killers. After many years, a Bill should emerge. Respect 2nd Amendment!
Pakistan won't sacrifice its interests for US, clarifies Khawaja Asif
U.S. mulls sanctions on Venezuela to put pressure on Maduro - source
3 month ago
[email protected]: "If you think that somebody's going to be able to walk into a school, if they feel that they're not going to have bullets coming at them from the other direction, you're never going to solve the problem. I feel thatBut I'm certainly open to suggestions."
3 month ago
@POTUS: praises Hicks "as smart and thoughtful as they come, a truly great person. I will miss having her by my side but when she approached me about pursuing other opportunities, I totally understood. I am sure we will work together again in the future."
Top Trump aide Hope Hicks resigning, White House says
White House Communications Director HopeHicks, who has been with President Trump since the beginning of his campaign, is resigning -CNN reporting
3 month ago
[email protected]: It was an honor to welcome bipartisan members of Congress for a discussion on SAFE schools and SAFE communities. As we continue to mourn the loss of so many precious young lives in Parkland, we are determined to turn our grief into action. Full meeting:
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[email protected]: "I'd rather have you come down on the strong side instead of the weak side. The weak side would be much easier. I'd rather have you come up with a strong, strong bill, and really strong on background checks."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "I don't understand why this hasn't happened. For the last 20 years, nothing's happened. So, we're going to get it done."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "The video games, the movies, the Internet stuff is so violent, it's so incredible."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "I'll tell you what: I don't want mentally ill people to be having guns."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "I'm going to write the bump stock, essentially, write it out. So, you won't have to worry about [the] bump stock. Shortly, that'll be gone."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "If you think that somebody's going to be able to walk into a school, if they feel that they're not going to have bullets coming at them from the other direction, you're never going to solve the problem. I feel thatBut I'm certainly open to suggestions."
"You are going to decide," @POTUS says to senators on proposed age limit on purchase for assault weapon, and adds there is @NRA opposition to it.
"You're afraid of the NRA!" Trump chides Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) for not raising the age to 21 for purchasing assault weapons.
3 month ago
[email protected]: "We have to pursue common sense measures that protect the rights of law-abiding Americans, while keeping gunsout of the hands of those that pose the threat."
"A lot of people have mental issues that are not dangerous to themselves on others," says @ChuckGrassley to @POTUS urging "caution."
Pres says something has to be done to stop the mentally ill from being able to buy a gun. "I don't want mentally ill people to have guns," he says.
"You have to have very strong provisions for the mentally ill," replies @POTUS.
3 month ago
[email protected]: "We have to confront mental healthThe local police, the state police, the FBI, everybody was seeing that this guy was sick, and nothing happened."
Touting the gun control bill he has co-sponsored, @Sen_JoeManchin tells @POTUS "with your support it would pass."
Trump repeatedly saying that Obama was the problem, and why gun legislation didn't pass
Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) explains the Manchin-Toomey legislation Trump: You didn't have presidential support. Toomey: Well, actually, we did. Obama supported it. Trump: Well, that was your problem.
[email protected] tells Trump he needs to bring Republicans to the table on comprehensive background checks. Trump says he likes that responsibility.
Sen. @ChrisMurphyCT complains to Pres about trouble enacting better background checks "because the gun lobby has veto power." Pres responds that "I think it's time a president steps up."
Sen Pat Toomey R-PA making case to Trump to require background checks on sales at gun shows and the internet
"One bill is nicer than seven bills," President Trump says, instructing members of Congress to combine various proposals dealing with guns.
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Today, we're here in a bipartisan fashion to show leadership in an effort to end this senseless violence. It can be ended, and it will be ended."
"It's time," President Trump says of addressing gun laws. "It's time that a president stepped up."
Sen Chris Murphy D-CT urges President Trump to back a Manchin-Toomey type background check bill
Pres tells @JohnCornyn and others they don't have to worry about bump stocks. Says he can eliminate those devices, which turn some semi-automatic firearms into machine-guns, with an Executive Order and lawyers already working on that.
@SenFeinstein tells @POTUS she was taught how to shoot a gun after becoming mayor of San Francisco as a result of an assassination.
Trump again says he doesn't want any narrow bills, he wants a big 'comprehensive' measure post-Parkland shooting
3 month ago
[email protected]: "We're determined to turn our grief into action."
"I am going to essentially write the bump stock outwe'll have that done pretty quickly. The lawyers are working on it right now," interjects @POTUS after @JohnCornyn mentions @SenFeinstein is "passionate" about that issue.
"In the past we've acquiesced to failure," says Senator John Cornyn (R-TX)
Mentions his proposal about arming some school teachers, and looking at mental health issues in school shooters. "Hopefully, we can put those ideas in a bipartisan bill," he says about steps to stop school shootings.
Trump tells lawmakers not to deal with bump stocks, that he will deal with that administratively
"Certain ideas sound good, but they're not good." —President Trump on ending shootings at schools
"Leaving this town and going home empty-handed is not acceptable," @JohnCornyn tells @POTUS.
POTUS: "it would be so beautiful to have one bill that everybody could support."
President Trump urges bipartisan group of lawmakers to come up with one bill on school safety
POTUS: "It's time. We've got to stop this nonsense."
President says we continue to mourn the loss in the school shooting in Parkland, "We're determined to turn our grief into action."
POTUS: "We have to create a culture that cherishes life and human dignity."
"We have to do something about it," says @POTUS about school shootings. "We can't wait and play games and nothing gets done," he says at start of meeting with some Members of Congress of both parties.
The president is reasserting "you've got to have defense too. You just can't be sitting ducks."
"This is a very different period than we have experienced," says @POTUS opening bi-partisan 'Safe Schools' session in Cabinet Room, adding that something has to get done.
CREW is calling for a new and expanded investigation of Ben Carson's spending by the Housing and Urban Development inspector general.
[email protected] on Jerome Powell: "I think what the Chairman understands today is that open free markets work and let's not impose Fed policies in to try to interdict how markets can correct themselves."
Mueller's team is asking witnesses pointed questions about whether Trump was aware that Democratic emails had been stolen before that was publicly known, and whether he was involved in their strategic release, people familiar with the probe tell NBC News.
Readout from @WhiteHouse of @POTUS phone call with Qatar emir.
@RonWyden: Corporations are shoveling money into investor windfalls at a rate 30 TIMES greater than worker bonuses. Republicans in Congress said workers would see bulging paychecks. Wealthy shareholders are disproportionately benefiting from GOPTaxScam.
Today's White House Press Briefing Has Been Cancelled - Press Sec.
Mueller team asking whether Trump was aware of stolen Democratic emails before the public
3 month ago
[email protected]: Today we honor Billy Graham as only three private citizens before him have been honored. We say a prayer for our country: that all across this land, the Lord will raise up men and women like Billy Graham to spread a message of love and hope to every precious child of God.
3 month ago
[email protected]: Starting at a small Bible School in Florida, Billy Graham soon led a nationwide revival. From a large tent in Los Angeles, to one hundred thousand people in a single day at Yankee Stadium, to more than two million people at Madison Square Garden over sixteen weeks in 1957
AG Jeff Sessions responds to tweet criticism from President Trump saying "As long as I am the Attorney General, I will continue to discharge my duties with integrity and honor."
New York bank regulator asks Deutsche Bank, two others for information on Kushner loans: source
New York state bank regulator asks @DeutscheBank and two other banks for information on @JaredKushner loans, according to source.
WH cancels press briefing. But Sanders says Pres Trump wants press to stay in the Cabinet Room for all of his meeting today with these House and Senate members to discuss steps to prevent school shootings
3 month ago
EU, U.S. officials plan Berlin talks on Iran nuclear deal: source
@NancyPelosi: Trump Admin raids in the San Francisco Bay Area were a shocking abuse of law enforcement power which solely served to terrorize innocent immigrant families.
@RepLeeZeldin: Just sent letter asking @jeffsessions to appoint Special Counsel to investigate decisions/activities re FISA abuse, and howith why Clinton probe ended, and Trump-Russia probe began. TY to @Jim_Jordan, @RepRooney @RepTedBudd @RepMattGaetz @RepMarkMeadows @replouiegohmert and other signers!
White House offiical says 17 lawmakers will meet with President Trump at 3 pm on Parkland, FL school shooting
More than 150 organizations that deal with human rights, health and development issues have signed on to a letter expressing concern over the State Department's decision to pare back "critical language" in its annual report on global human rights
US President @realDonaldTrump has proclaimed March 2018 as Irish-American Heritage Month
3 month ago
[email protected]: Today, in the center of this great Chamber lies Billy Graham – an Ambassador for Christ who reminded the world of the power of prayer and the gift of God's grace.
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Today we say a prayer for our country, that all across this land the Lord will raise up men and women like BillyGraham to spread a message of love and hope to every precious child of God."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "Here in this room, we are reminded that America is a nation sustained by prayer." BillyGraham
3 month ago
[email protected]: "BillyGraham carried his message around the world but his heart, as Franklin will tell you, was always in America."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "My father said to me, 'Come on, son,' and by the way, he said, 'Come on, Mom, let's go see BillyGraham at Yankee Stadium, and it was something very special."
3 month ago
[email protected]: "The North Carolina farmboy walked out of those fields into a great and beautiful history." BillyGraham
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to the new set of charges filed against him, including allegations of money laundering conspiracy, and trial date set for Sept. 17
3 month ago
[email protected]: Why is A.G. Jeff Sessions asking the Inspector General to investigate potentially massive FISA abuse. Will take forever, has no prosecutorial power and already late with reports on Comey etc. Isn't the I.G. an Obama guy? Why not use Justice Department lawyers? DISGRACEFUL!
3 month ago
Ukraine president says expects delivery of U.S. weapons in weeks
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[email protected]: 45 year low on illegal border crossings this year. Ice and Border Patrol Agents are doing a great job for our Country. MS-13 thugs being hit hard.
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