18 June 2021
Senate voted 57-42 to take up a Chuck Schumer resolution blocking Treasury from lifting sanctions on three firms with ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. Nearly a dozen Repubs voted with Dems to bring it to floor
Based on recent filings from Mueller's team, Kilimnik appears to be at the heart of pieces of Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
The special counsel has filed documents to back up the allegations that Paul Manafort lied to prosecutors. Here's an example of when he was (allegedly) caught in a lie.
IRS is recalling 46,000 workers — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay.
[email protected] on Trump's desire to pull out of NATO: "It's alarming that the president continues to falsely assert that NATO does not contribute to the overall safety of the U.S.. The Senate knows better and stands ready to defend NATO."
The federal judiciary says it has enough money to sustain operations during the shutdown through Jan. 25, per a spox. This has been a week-to-week thing — the ongoing availability of funds is "attributed to aggressive efforts to reduce expenditures," statement says
Lindsey Graham on William Barr: "I want to thank the President for nominating somebody who is worthy of the job, who will understand on day one what the job is about, and who can right the ship over there."
The White House just issued another veto threat on two House bills that would end the partial government shutdown. "Presenting these, or similar bills, to the President without a broader agreement to address the border crisis is unacceptable."
House Republicans decry Democrats for not accepting invitations to their lunch with the President on border wall negotiations. They say it was supposed to be a bipartisan lunch and its "pretty telling that no Democrats showed up."
List of @GOP members from the House who are to meet today here at the @WhiteHouse with @POTUS, according to @PressSec.
Robert Mueller's office, in a new court filing, says that it wants more time with ex-Manafort associate Rick Gates as he "continues to cooperate with respect to several ongoing investigations."
2 year ago
[email protected]: Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House. Because of the Shutdown I served them massive amounts of Fast Food (I paid), over 1000 hamburgers etc. Within one hour, it was all gone. Great guys and big eaters.
Russia in 'material breach' of key nuclear treaty: US
Senate holds confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee William Barr
White House announces updated presidential delegation to the World Economic Forum at the posh Swiss resort of Davos; includes Secs. Mnuchin, Pompeo and Ross, and others. President Trump previously canceled his trip to Davos due to the ongoing government shutdown.
The FBI viewed Trump's attempt to obstruct the Russia probe as a serious national security issue. But Barr believes that inquiry is "fatally misconceived"—and shared that opinion with Trump's AND Kushner's lawyers, per a letter he sent to Graham last night.
2 year ago
[email protected]: Great being with the National Champion Clemson Tigers last night at the White House. Because of the Shutdown I served them massive amounts of Fast Food (I paid), over 1000 hamberders etc. Within one hour, it was all gone. Great guys and big eaters.
2 year ago
[email protected]: Polls are showing that people are beginning to understand the Humanitarian Crisis and Crime at the Border. Numbers are going up fast, over 50%. Democrats will soon be known as the Party of Crime. Ridiculous that they don't want Border Security.
2 year ago
[email protected]: A big new Caravan is heading up to our Southern Border from Honduras. Tell Nancy and Chuck that a drone flying around will not stop them. Only a Wall will work. Only a Wall, or Steel Barrier, will keep our Country safe. Stop playing political games and end the Shutdown.
Senior administration officials told NYT that several times over course of 2018, Mr. Trump privately said he wanted to withdraw from NATO.
2 year ago
[email protected]: The rank and file of the FBI are great people who are disgusted with what they are learning about Lyin' James Comey and the so-called "leaders" of the FBI. Twelve have been fired or forced to leave. They got caught spying on my campaign and then called it an investigation. Bad.
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.
2 year ago
Among those also attending from the administration, as introduced by @POTUS: @stevenmnuchin1, @MattWhitaker46, @DepSecDef and @MickMulvaneyOMB.
2 year ago
"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.
2 year ago
[email protected]: ..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.
2 year ago
[email protected]: 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)..
2 year ago
[email protected]: 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.
"The drugs coming through the southern border are destroying the fabric of our country," adds @POTUS.
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