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Members of the US @HouseForeign Affairs Cmte demand explanation from @SecPompeo by Jan 30 on why @EUAmbUS David O'Sullivan was unceremoniously downgraded in protocol. Neither Congress nor the EU mission was notified.
A Trump Hotel event featuring Devin Nunes is being scrutinized by both Mueller's team and federal prosecutors in Manhattan.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy says GOP Steering Committee votes unanimously to remove IA GOP Rep Steve King from all committees.
President Trump's team rebuffed Special Counsel Robert Mueller's request in recent weeks for an in person session with Trump to ask follow up questions.
Among those also attending from the administration, as introduced by @POTUS: @stevenmnuchin1, @MattWhitaker46, @DepSecDef and @MickMulvaneyOMB.
"Because the Democrats refuse to negotiate on border security, much of the residence staff at the White House is furloughed – so the President is personally paying for the event to be catered with some of everyone's favorite fast foods," says @PressSec of @ClemsonFB team event.
: ..I am doing exactly what I pledged to do, and what I was elected to do by the citizens of our great Country. Just as I promised, I am fighting for YOU.
: For decades, politicians promised to secure the border, fix our trade deals, bring back our factories, get tough on China, move the Embassy to Jerusalem, make NATO pay their fair share, and so much else - only to do NOTHING (or worse)..
: Spoke with President Erdogan of Turkey to advise where we stand on all matters including our last two weeks of success in fighting the remnants of ISIS, and 20 mile safe zone. Also spoke about economic development between the U.S. and Turkey - great potential to substantially expand.
POLL: 69 percent say they would oppose Trump declaring an emergency declaration to build wall
Those who come to the US through the visa lottery or chain migration "are not the people that we want," says @POTUS.
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"The drugs coming through the southern border are destroying the fabric of our country," adds @POTUS.
Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, asked if the panel is considering subpoenaing Rex Tillerson to talk about a 2017 meeting he attended with Trump and Putin: "We are casting a wide net. We haven't made any decisions."
Eliot Engel says the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Intel will work together to get notes from interpreter at Trump-Putin meeting. He tells @KateBolduan that "no decisions have been made on subpoenas," but adds: "What we're not going to do is sit back and do nothing."
Trump nominee for US attorney general: "Vitally important" for Mueller to complete Russia investigation, and "I also believe it is very important that the public and Congress be informed of the results of the special counsel's work."
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Asked about report that FBI opened counterintelligence investigation into him following Comey firing, Trump unloads on top FBI agents at the time, calling them "dirty cops."
Also in response to reporter's question, @POTUS says he rejected a proposal from @LindseyGrahamSC in the Senate that he end Government Shutdown for a temporary period to allow for negotiations to resume to end the border wall funding standoff.
Trump on South Lawn via @catherine_lucey: "I never worked for Russia"
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"They're dirty policemen," says @POTUS of @FBI agents who wanted to investigate him.
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"We're doing very well with China," says @POTUS, expressing confidence for a trade deal.
Democrats were in Puerto Rico "maybe celebrating the shutdown," says @POTUS.
: The Fake News gets crazier and more dishonest every single day. Amazing to as certain people covering me, and the tremendous success of this administration, have truly gone MAD. Their Fake reporting creates anger and disunity. Take two weeks off and come back rested. Chill.
: Getting ready to address the Farm Convention today in Nashville, Tennessee. Love our farmers, love Tennessee - a great combination. See you in a little while.
: Nancy and Cryin' Chuck can end the Shutdown in 15 minutes. At this point it has become their, and the Democrats, fault.
: I've been waiting all weekend. Democrats must get to work now. Border must be secured.
: "Gas prices drop across the United States because President Trump has deregulated Energy and we are producing a great deal more oil than ever before." @foxandfriends But this is bad news for Russia, why would President Trump do such a thing Thought he worked for Kremlin
Police confirm 1 dead, 2 teenagers injured in Northeast DC triple shooting
House Foreign Affairs chairman says committee will hold hearings on Trump-Putin relationship
: ..Border is eventually going to be militarized and defended or the United States, as we have known it, is going to cease to exist.And Americans will not go gentle into that good night. Patrick Buchanan. The great people of our Country demand proper Border Security NOW.
: The Trump portrait of an unsustainable Border Crisis is dead on. "In the last two years, ICE officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with Criminal Records, including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes and 4000 violent killings." America's Southern..
: Best line in the Elizabeth Warren beer catastrophe is, to her husband, "Thank you for being here. I'm glad you're here" It's their house, he's supposed to be there.
Leaked U.S. intel report says Butina/Torshin operation to co-opt the NRA was blessed by the Kremlin.
: So sorry to hear the news about Jeff Bozo being taken down by a competitor whose reporting, I understand, is far more accurate than the reporting in his lobbyist newspaper, the Amazon Washington Post. Hopefully the paper will soon be placed in better and more responsible hands.