: I look forward to VETOING the just passed Democrat inspired Resolution which would OPEN BORDERS while increasing Crime, Drugs, and Trafficking in our Country. I thank all of the Strong Republicans who voted to support Border Security and our desperately needed WALL.
Lindsey Graham just blocked Senate consideration of a House-passed resolution calling for Bob Mueller's report to be made public.
US government displeased with comments made by Afghanistan national security advisor who accused Washington of undermining @ashrafghani government, says @StateDeputySPOX. "There is no lack of coordination" between US and Afghanistan.
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Climate demonstration at the Capital.
For second time Trump has suggested that the military, the police and Bikers for Trump could be mobilized to go after opponents of his. He also mentioned those three at a midterm rally in November while talking about Antifa.
Trump: If the EU does not hold talks with us, we will impose customs duties on their products
: A vote for today's resolution by Republican Senators is a vote for Nancy Pelosi, Crime, and the Open Border Democrats.
The House has approved a non-binding resolution to publicly release the Robert Mueller Special Counsel report - 420-0. Four members votes present: Reps. Justin Amash (R-MI), Matt Gaetz (R-FL) Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ).
Shanahan just shut down reports that Trump administration exploring "Cost Plus 50" for overseas US military bases. "Senator, we won't do Cost Plus 50 percent," he tells Sen. Sullivan. Calls media reports "erroneous."
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dunford: "It does not cause me disquiet that we have troops on the border."
: ..If, at a later date, Congress wants to update the law, I will support those efforts, but today's issue is BORDER SECURITY and Crime... Don't vote with Pelosi.
: Prominent legal scholars agree that our actions to address the National Emergency at the Southern Border and to protect the American people are both CONSTITUTIONAL and EXPRESSLY authorized by Congress..
Gen. Dunford on the idea of no first use of nuclear weapons, something proposed by Sen. Warren and Rep Smith: "I also can envision several circumstances where we would not want to remove that option from the President.I absolutely believe the currently policy is the right policy"
Current nuclear triad "also the most effective way to raise the threshold for the use of nuclear weapons by any potential adversary" adds Gen Dunford
Sen. Reed on $3.6B emergency construction request in 2020 budget: "You're asking us literally to authorize funding for the wall" Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary of Defense Noquist: "Yeah."
Pentagon's budget posture hearing underway at the Senate Armed Services Committee - @ActingSecDef Pat Shanahan, @thejointstaff's Gen. Joseph Dunford and UnderSec David Nordquist testifying
: The three very weak and untalented late night "hosts" are "fighting over table scraps. Carson did a great job, it wasn't political. I don't know what they're going to do in 2024 when he's no longer President Will be wacky in the unemployment line." Michael Loftus @foxandfriends
President Trump on Thursday pledged to veto a resolution that would terminate his national emergency declaration.
: The Democrats are "Border Deniers." They refuse to see or acknowledge the Death, Crime, Drugs and Human Trafficking at our Southern Border.
: My Administration looks forward to negotiating a large scale Trade Deal with the United Kingdom. The potential is unlimited.
: A big National Emergency vote today by The United States Senate on Border Security and the Wall (which is already under major construction). I am prepared to veto, if necessary. The Southern Border is a National Security and Humanitarian Nightmare, but it can be easily fixed.
: "Democrats are frantic to throw something else at the President. That's why you saw those 81 subpoenas. It's ridiculous. Just because your still upset over an election that happened 2 1/2 years ago, you should not be allowed to ruin people's lives like this." Lara Trump, @FoxNews
: "The Lisa Page (FBI) transcript also confirms earlier reporting that Page testified Russian Collusion was still unproven when Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed." Catherine Herridge, @FoxNews In other words they appointed someone when there was (and is) no crime. Bad.
: "Double Standard - Former FBI lawyer (Lisa Page) admits being told to go easy on Clinton." Very unfair. @FoxNews
calls out @TulsiGabbard: "A modern Holocaust denier who doubts Assad used chemical weapons." Calls her "someone nobody should be taking seriously."
Today, @RepEliotEngel reintroduced the No Assistance for Assad Act, which would prohibit any US aid to go to regime held areas in Syria
Federal prosecutors have requested Michael Cohen's communications with Robert Costello, a lawyer who last year sought a pardon for Cohen. Among those emails are one in which Costello assured Cohen he had "friends in high places."
Rep. Jerry Nadler says during today's closed-door meeting, former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker "did not deny that the president called him to discuss the Michael Cohen case and personnel decisions in the Southern District" - something he denied last month.
REP. AL GREEN on House floor right now: "We have to take up the issue of impeachment". Green did NOT provide a timeline yesterday for actually introducing this resolution
President Trump on his former campaign chairman being sentenced and being hit with new charges today: "I feel very badly for Paul Manafort."
"I haven't even given it a thought," replies @POTUS when asked if he'll pardon @PaulManafort.
President Trump says he feels "very badly" for Paul Manafort. "Certainly on a human basis, it's a very sad thing. I feel badly for him."
There'll be a news conference at the border in the next 3 weeks, announces @POTUS.
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Underway now, a briefing for @POTUS in the Roosevelt Room from Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials "detailing how drugs are smuggled through the southern border and into communities across our nation," according to the @WhiteHouse.
U.S. expected to order grounding of Boeing 737 Max fleet - Reuters, citing sources
: Republican Senators are overthinking tomorrow's vote on National Emergency. It is very simply Border Security/No Crime - Should not be thought of any other way. We have a MAJOR NATIONAL EMERGENCY at our Border and the People of our Country know it very well.
: Democrats will have a unanimous vote on a 20% issue in opposing Republican Senators tomorrow. The Dems are for Open Borders and Crime.
Manafort gets more 3.5 years in jail