Rubio on MBS: "He's gone full gangster."
Sen. Bob Mennandez: The Trump administration's attempt to explain its failure to make a decision on the assassination of Khashoggi was humiliating.
U.S. Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before a House committee, where she's expected to be pressed on the Trump administration's family separation policy and declaration of an emergency at the southern border.
The United States trade deficit in goods ballooned to its largest level in history, reaching $891.3 billion in 2018, despite President Trump's repeated promise to reduce that figure.
: Hans Von Spakovsky, "I haven't seen any evidence of actual violations of the law, which is usually a basis before you start an investigation. Adam Schiff seems to be copying Joseph McCarthy in wanting to open up investigations when they don't have any evidence of wrongdoing."
: "(Crooked) Hillary Clinton confirms she will not run in 2020, rules out a third bid for White House." Aw-shucks, does that mean I won't get to run against her again She will be sorely missed.
The White House has rebuffed a request from the House Oversight Committee for documents related to its security-clearance decisions, offering instead to brief lawmakers on the "process." Cummings says he is consulting with committee on "next steps."
FBI director: Foreign influence campaigns continue 'virtually unabated'
: Scott Gottlieb, who has done an absolutely terrific job as Commissioner of the FDA, plans to leave government service sometime next month..
: ..Scott has helped us to lower drug prices, get a record number of generic drugs approved and onto the market, and so many other things. He and his talents will be greatly missed.
: Just a few moments ago, I signed an EO addressing one of our nation's most heartbreaking tragedies: VETERANS SUICIDE. To every Veteran—I want you to know that you have an entire nation of more than 300 million people behind you. You will NEVER be forgotten.
: Our great First Lady (@FLOTUS) will be doing a LIVE show TODAY at 1:00 PM PT with the terrific @EricBolling at the @WestgateVegas Resort. She's on her BeBest Tour, helping address the OpioidCrisis. Free admission for the first 1,500 people.
2 months after declaring all US troops are leaving Syria, President Trump wrote to members of Congress that he agrees "100%" with keeping a military presence in Syria.
Trump's longtime friend and billionaire inaugural chair Tom Barrack "will fully cooperate with the House Judiciary Committee's important work as he has with all government inquiries," his spokesman confirms to @schwartzbCNBC.
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"Turkey is a vitally important @NATO partner" per SASC's @SenThomTillis "But I do not understand under any circumstances why on earth they would be considering purchasing a missile defense system [from Russia] that would not be interoperable."
Former NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst Daniel Goldman, who served as an assistant US attorney in the SDNY from 2007 to 2017, has joined House Intel Cmte. staff as senior adviser and director of investigations, 2 sources directly familiar with the matter say
Attorney General Bill Barr won't recuse himself from Mueller probe
A federal judge has denied Chelsea Manning's effort to avoid testifying before a grand jury in the case of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Scaparotti asked what the US is doing to prevent Russia from introducing more intermediate-range missiles after INF collapse: "I don't know that we have a plan today."
US should not sell Turkey F-35 jets if they move ahead with the purchase of Russian S-400 missile system. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, head of European Command and NATO Supreme Allied Commander-Europe, tells Senate Armed Services Committee
Top US and NATO commander Europe tells Senate panel: Russia left INF Treaty "years ago," despite Putin officially suspending decades-long arms control agreement yesterday
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Here's @xychelsea this morning outside the Alexandria federal courthouse. She's been ordered to testify before a grand jury, likely against Assange. Foto @FordFischer
Rubio: In order to undermine the constitutional basis for @jguaido interim Presidency, Putin's Russia repeatedly describes him as the "self proclaimed" President of Venezuela. And so does @CNN
: Republican Approval Rating just hit 93%. Sorry Haters. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.
: The greatest overreach in the history of our Country. The Dems are obstructing justice and will not get anything done. A big, fat, fishing expedition desperately in search of a crime, when in fact the real crime is what the Dems are doing, and have done.
: "HIV Is Cured In 2nd Patient, Doctors Report." @nytimes Such great news for so many. Tremendous progress being made.
: that they realize the only Collusion with Russia was done by Crooked Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, Nadler, Schiff and the Dem heads of the Committees have gone stone cold CRAZY. 81 letter sent to innocent people to harass them. They won't get ANYTHING done for our Country.
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discusses Venezuela: "I am very concerned about US interventionism in Venezuela and I oppose it, especially when we talk about a figure like US Special Envoy Elliott Abrams here. He's pled guilty to several crimes related to Iran-Contra."
: Representative Ilhan Omar is again under fire for her terrible comments concerning Israel. Jewish groups have just sent a petition to Speaker Pelosi asking her to remove Omar from Foreign Relations Committee. A dark day for Israel.