Map. History of District Columbia conflict

18 August 2018
Trump Justice Dept asks judge to dismiss Manafort's lawsuit against Mueller
6 month ago
[email protected]: This memo totally vindicates "Trump" in probe. But the Russian Witch Hunt goes on and on. Their was no Collusion and there was no Obstruction (the word used because, after one year of looking endlessly and finding NOTHING, collusion is dead). This is an American disgrace!
6 month ago
[email protected]: Rasmussen just announced that my approval rating jumped to 49%, a far better number than I had in winning the Election, and higher than certain "sacred cows." Other Trump polls are way up also. So why does the media refuse to write this? Oh well, someday!
6 month ago
Moscow denounces "bellicose nature" of new US nuclear policy
NYT, WaPo and WSJ all have sources tonight saying the FBI did tell the FISA court in its warrant application that Steele was being backed by a political entity.
6 month ago
[email protected]: Today, it was my honor to join the great men and women of @DHSgov, @CustomsBorder, @ICEgov and @USCIS at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection National Targeting Center in Sterling, Virginia. Fact sheet:
Senator Collins' statement on the release of the House Intelligence Committee memo:
Michelle Obama: "Real change doesn't happen from the top down here in Washington. Real change happens from the bottom up in communities across this country."
6 month ago
Statement by President Trump on Nuclear Posture Review: "Over the past decade, despite United States efforts to reduce the roles and numbers of nuclear weapons, other nuclear nations grew their stockpiles"
In written statement, Pres Trump says his Nuclear Posture Review calls for a strategy "aimed at making use of nuclear weapons less likely." He says it also "enhances deterrence of strategic attacks" against the US "that may not come in the form of nuclear weapons."
6 month ago
Statement from President Trump on K.T. McFarland's withdrawal of her nomination to be ambassador to Singapore: "Unfortunately, some Democrats chose to play politics rather than move forward with a qualified nominee for a critically important post."
U.S nuclear doctrine review allows use of nuclear weapons in case of conventional attack
Trump nuclear doctrine is mostly in line with Obama plan, but more aggressive toward Russia.
White House releases statement following publication of memo: "Minority members of the Committee have reportedly drafted a separate memorandum. The Administration stands ready to work with Congress to accommodate oversight requests consistent with applicable standards."
In statement, @SpeakerRyan says it's clear from the memo that "an American's civil liberties may have been violated." But says it's "critical" that memo not be used "to impugn the integrity of the justice system and FBI, which continue to serve the American people with honor."
Also interesting - memo was originally classified "TOPSECRET/NOFORN" - meaning it was not to be released to foreign nationals
Pelosi: "Trump has surrendered his constitutional responsibility as Commander-in-Chief by releasing highly classified and distorted intelligence. By not protecting intelligence sources and methods, he just sent his friend Putin a bouquet."
Top Senate and House Democrats warn Trump that using Nunes memo as pretext for removing Rosenstein, Mueller or other Justice Department leadership would be viewed as an attempt to obstruct justice in Russia investigation
Top House, Senate Democrats write letter to President Trump warning that use of the newly-released memo as a pretext to fire either Special Counsel Bob Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could spark a constitutional crisis.
Kerry: The Nunes memo is dangerous, ugly, and an assault on the integrity of the institutions of our country. I lived through Watergate/Nixon: America pays a very steep price when a political party tries to undermine the institutions that hold us together
House Intell Chair @DevinNunes defended release of memo saying "serious violations of the public trust" were discovered "and the American people have a right to know when officials in crucial institutions are abusing their authority for political purposes."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Trump the orator outlines the greatness of America to Democrats' disgust"
"President Trump has surrendered his constitutional responsibility as Commander-in-Chief by releasing NunesMemo," strong words from @NancyPelosi
House Intelligence Committee Democrats say release of now-declassified GOP memo is "a shameful effort to discredit these institutions, undermine the Special Counsel's ongoing investigation, and undercut congressional probes."
Statement from the FBI Agents Association: "FBI Special Agents have not, and will not, allow partisan politics to distract us from our solemn commitment to our mission."
@DonaldJTrumpJr: It would be great if the Media served as a check and balance to both sides rather than being complicit in aiding and abetting one while vilifying the other.
Justice/FBI officials involved in the investigation and named in memo: Comey (fired), McCabe (forced out), Sally Yates (fired), Dana Boente (moving job), Rosenstein (TBD)
HPSCI Chair @DevinNunes statement on release of the memo: "The Committee has discovered serious violations of the public trustOur intelligence and law enforcement agencies exist to defend the American people, not to be exploited to target one group on behalf of another"
Nunes Memo alleges Steele told senior officials of @TheJusticeDept that he was "desperate" to ensure @realDonaldTrump would not get elected.
The full @DevinNunes memo. #MemoDay
[email protected]: "I think it's a disgrace. What's going on in this country, I think it's a disgrace. "
6 month ago
Q: Does [the memo] make you more likely to fire Rosenstein? Do you still have confidence in him? Trump: "You figure that one out."
[email protected]: "So I sent it over to Congress, and they will do what they're going to do, whatever they do is fine. . It was de-classified. and let's see what happens. A lot of people should be ashamed."
@SenJohnMcCain: "Our nation's elected officials, including the president, must stop looking at this investigation through the warped lens of politics and manufacturing partisan sideshows. If we continue to undermine our own rule of law, we are doing Putin's job for him."
Statement from @SenJohnMcCain on @POTUS and NunesMemo: "The latest attacks on the @FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests – no party's, no president's, only Putin's"
Calls to both @AbeShinzo and @moonriver365 today mainly "concerned North Korea," says @POTUS in Oval Office with defectors from the DPRK.
6 month ago
Q: Do you still have confidence in Rosenstein? @POTUS: "Thank you very much everybody."
[email protected]: ""By releasing this memo, the President of the United States is undermining the credibility of our intelligence community and serving a huge victory to Putin, the Russian government, and many other intelligence services."
White House is transmitting the Memo and accompanying letter from the @realDonaldTrump to HPSCI now. Release to come later today!
There was also a phone call today between @VP and @ashrafghani
James Clapper: "So the court - this is not a casual thing. And there has to be layers of approval, corroborating evidence. And the court, more importantly, has to approve it."
Comment from James Clapper on Russia investigation FISA authorization: "In this case what I understand is the instant issue was the extension of a FISA authorization, which would indicate that the original FISA order was producing something and information of value."
Pompeo's meeting with top Russian spy violated sanctions law. Look at the specific questions Schumer asked about sanctions, election interference, cyberattacks - and Pompeo's refusal to answer.
North Korea: The @nytimes reports White House frustrated that Pentagon is slow-walking military options for Trump to deal with North Korea
Trump accuses Justice Dept, FBI of pro-Democrat bias
6 month ago
[email protected]: "You had Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party try to hide the fact that they gave money to GPS Fusion to create a Dossier which was used by their allies in the Obama Administration to convince a Court misleadingly, by all accounts, to spy on the Trump Team." Tom Fitton, JW
6 month ago
[email protected]: The top Leadership and Investigators of the FBI and the Justice Department have politicized the sacred investigative process in favor of Democrats and against Republicans - something which would have been unthinkable just a short time ago. Rank and File are great people!
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries of the Western Hemisphere to beware of "alarming" actions by Russia and China
Cover of Time February 12.
6 month ago
Top U.S. nuke envoy says Washington wants 'credible dialogue' with North Korea for denuclearization
U.S. to impose arms embargo on South Sudan to end conflict - sources
6 month ago
Russia says U.S. "hunting" for Russians to arrest around the world
Pyongyang warns against US-South Korea military drills after Olympics North Korea
Ex-CIA chief: Trump will create a constitutional crisis if he allows release of Nunes memo6 month ago
Ex-CIA chief: Trump will create a "constitutional crisis" if he allows release of Nunes memo
Trump Jr. claims McCabe was "fired" due to contents of classified memo
6 month ago
[email protected]: The Democrats just aren't calling about DACA. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have to get moving fast, or they'll disappoint you again. We have a great chance to make a deal or, blame the Dems! March 5th is coming up fast.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Our immigration situation, I think it has a chance."
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