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19 August 2018
8 month ago
[email protected]: On my way to Pensacola, Florida. See everyone soon! MAGA
Manafort associates say he didn't work on op-ed. Today, special counsel provides its evidence in court filings that Manafort did.
Special counsel releases cache of documents showing Manafort heavily involved in editing op-ed while under house arrest.
Manafort's Ukrainian ally said Manafort had "absolutely nothing to do with" an op-ed in @KyivPost defending Manafort. Manafort's tracked changes version of the op-ed, filed just now in court by Mueller, proves otherwise.
CNN corrects its earlier report, which appears to be an honest error from two excellent reporters.
Trump officials rejected deal with Russia to ban both countries from meddling in each other's elections: report
Rep. Trent Franks says he's resigning effective today, rather than January 31, after his "wife was admitted to the hospital in Washington, D.C. due to an ongoing ailment."
[email protected] will hold campaign-style rally in Pensacola, FL at 8pm ET. @hillary__vaughn with the latest.
@GovMarkDayton says he will announce @SenFranken replacement in next few days.
[email protected]: "To my Palestinian brothers and sisters, I can tell you with complete confidence that the United States is deeply committed to achieving a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians."
Donald Trump Jr. was offered access to hacked Democratic data during campaign. A source who received the email in question tells CBS News there were about 20 people cc'd on the email.
Kirstjen Nielsen is 8th Secretary of Homeland Security. She succeeds John Kelly, who stepped down July 28 to become WH Chief of Staff. Nielsen served as his Chief of Staff at DHS and Deputy at the WH. Kelly was at her private swearing-in on Wednesday
@keithellison: Two years ago, Trump called for a "complete and total" shutdown on Muslims, and our push for an inclusive society is as critical as ever. Now is the time to stand up for the kind of nation we know we must become.
Impact of @POTUS recognizing Jerusalem, moving US embassy will add to the security problemIn the near terms the security environment in the MiddleEast will be more complicated per outgoing NCTC Dir Nicholas Rasmussen8 month ago
Impact of @POTUS recognizing Jerusalem, moving US embassy "will add to the security problemIn the near terms the security environment in the MiddleEast will be more complicated" per outgoing NCTC Dir Nicholas Rasmussen
Gary Cohn: "Next year, we have two big items on our agenda that the president is firmly behind. [@POTUS​] is firmly behind infrastructure and he's firmly behind welfare reform."
Powell is the 2nd deputy national security adviser to leave this administration in less than a year, following KT McFarland.
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"Whenever we have any information on a terror threatwe will share this information" says NCTC's Rasmussen, calling that a "solemn duty", even with Russia
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"Cooperation with Russian security services is a difficult enterprise" on counter terror, per NCTC Dir Rasmussen- try to ID mutual interests
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[email protected]: "The unemployment rate remains at a 17-year low of 4.1%. The unemployment rate in manufacturing dropped to 2.6%, the lowest ever recorded. The unemployment rate among Hispanics dropped to 4.7%, the lowest ever recorded" @SecretaryAcosta @USDOL
In fight vs ISIS alQaida, others "to think about it as a regional problem now is a little bit misleading" per NCTC's Rasmussen "The effort against terrorism could end up being pretty borderless pretty quickly"
Gary Cohn: "We've created, since President Trump got elected, 16,000 manufacturing jobs every month. Last year in the Obama administration for the year they lost 16,000 manufacturing jobs."
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Per NCTC's Rasmussen, best hope in fight vs radical islamic terror may be reducing it to a series of localized challenges
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Islamist extremism/terrorism "is a problem set that can be managed but a problem set that is not likely to drop off the national security agenda" warns outgoing NCTC Dir Rasmussen
Trump says he's confident Nielsen will do an "outstanding" job - especially on securing U.S. borders. He reaffirms his commitment to building a border wall. "If we don't get the wall, we'll have a lot of very unhappy people - starting with me," says @POTUS.
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Predicting what comes next with terror is hard beyond next 3-5 years, per NCTC's Rasmussen at @CarnegieEndow. Better question to ask is, "Where does this ideological struggle go?"
Trump at Nielsen's swearing-in ceremony: "We're going to get the wall. If we don't get the wall, you're going have a lot of unhappy people, starting with me."
Our work in counterterrorism is in fact getting harder and more challenging warns outgoing NCTC Dir Nicholas Rasmussen8 month ago
"Our work in counterterrorism is in fact getting harder and more challenging" warns outgoing NCTC Dir Nicholas Rasmussen
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Outgoing NCTC Dir Rasmussen has serious concerns about HVE - homegrown violent extremists - "The battle to defend ourselves against homegrown extremists cannot be won by the FBI alone" he says "We're not doing enough on this score and we need to do better"
[email protected]: "Change is hard. But we should never doubt what the truth can do. We should never doubt that when we face the truth, believe in the human spirit, and encourage each other, that peace can happen."
In the homeland, ISIS alQaida know US has made it very difficult, very difficult…to grow a sleeper cell under our nose8 month ago
In the homeland, ISIS alQaida know US has "made it very difficult, very difficult…to grow a sleeper cell under our nose"
Sen. Amy Klobuchar on not publicly calling fellow Minnesota Sen. Al Franken to resign: "I felt I was in a different role"
Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell to depart WH "early next year"; "She has always planned to serve one year before returning home to New York, where she will continue to support the President's agenda and work on Middle East policy," @PressSec says.
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Destruction of ISIS' caliphate ""will have profound implications, positive implications for our threat picture. It just won't happen right away" per NCTC's Rasmussen
ISIS is dispersed and isolated, under pressure, per NCTC's Rasmussen, but warns there will Significant lag time before West sees improved threat picture8 month ago
ISIS is "dispersed and isolated," under pressure, per NCTC's Rasmussen, but warns there will "Significant lag time" before West sees improved threat picture
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"No question thing on the ground … are trending well" vs ISIS per NCTC's Rasmussen "The campaign is playing out very much like we hoped"
Outgoing National Counterterrorism Center Dir. Nicholas Rasmussen making his last public appearance now at @CarnegieEndow8 month ago
Outgoing National Counterterrorism Center Dir. Nicholas Rasmussen making his last public appearance now at @CarnegieEndow
[email protected]: "To any person, leader, country or terrorist group that uses this week's decision as a pretext for violence: you are only showing yourselves to be unfit partners of peace."
@nikkihaley: "Our actions are intended to help advance the cause of peace. We must recognize that peace is advanced, not set back, when all parties are honest with each other."
U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell is leaving her role in the Trump administration
[email protected]: "Palestinian and Israeli children both deserve a future of peace, one no more and no less than the other."
[email protected]: "Israel, like all nations, has the right to determine its capital city. Jerusalem is the home of Israel's parliament, president, prime minister, Supreme Court, and many of its ministries. It is simple common sense that foreign embassies be located there."
Dina Powell plans to leave the White House, four senior administration officials tell WaPo.
.@nikkihaley: Peace remains achievable. We must all do our parts to achieve it.8 month ago
[email protected]: "Peace remains achievable. We must all do our parts to achieve it."
"He didn't take any initiative on his own without campaign approval" and was "everything but a coffee boy," George Papadopoulos' fiancee says in a rebuttal of claims from President Trump's team
WH Deputy Press Sec @hogangidley45: His first year President Trump made history with Neil Gorsuch on the supreme court, crushing ISIS and growing the economy
This same poll shows a majority of voters disapprove of Trump: 51%.
@DonaldJTrumpJr: I wonder if Gloria Allred got a conflict waiver before being so helpful to the other side of her case???
8 month ago
[email protected]: MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
[email protected]: The Russia probe may have been started by nothing more than opposition research paid for by Hillary Clinton
The Trump administration will suspend a rule to limit methane leaks from oil and gas operations; methane is up to 36 times as potent as carbon dioxide in terms of contributing to global warming.
[email protected]: "There is without any question, there's going to be a laser focus on making sure that the benefits of tax reform is in every single bracket."
.@SenatorTimScott: The corporate tax coming down from 35 to 20 will make our companies more competitive in a global economy.8 month ago
[email protected]: "The corporate tax coming down from 35 to 20 will make our companies more competitive in a global economy."
@RandPaul: Of all the powers Congress has, the one that we should most jealously guard is the power to declare war.
.@DarrellIssa: FBI Director Wray admitted the Clinton investigation could have been tainted and the indictment decision could be re-evaluated8 month ago
[email protected]: FBI Director Wray admitted the Clinton investigation could have been tainted and the indictment decision could be re-evaluated
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Gary Cohn: Trump not opposed to dropping top rate to accommodate SALT states
@USUN Ambassador Nikki Haley: We are more committed to the cause of Israeli-Palestinian peace today than we've ever been before. And we believe we might be closer to that goal than ever before.
Chuck Schumer: Wages. Wages. Wages. Our focus must remain on ensuring that middle class Americans see the benefit of our strong economy. No one should pat themselves on the back until everyone is taking home more pay, not just those at the top.
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Klobuchar on Franken: "I condemn the conduct. It's wrong and when you see that photo you know it's wrong. But at the same time I know that he will leave a legacy of the work that he's done"
Fellow Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she spoke privately with Sen. Al Franken the day before his resignation speech: I said "it was the best thing to do at that time"
NBC News confirms: A mysterious email was sent to then-candidate Trump and Trump Jr. in September 2016 offering access to hacked WikiLeaks documents, according to two sources with direct knowledge.
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 200 Florida Avenue NE: no casualities
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 6900 Georgia Ave NW: 1 killed
"I predict that these attacks on the FBI will grow louder and more brazen as the special counsel does his work, and the walls close in around the president, and evidence of his obstruction and other misdeeds becomes more apparent," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler
Video: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson comments on Saudi Arabia and Yemen during his remarks with France's Foreign Minister @JY_LeDrian in Paris.
Sen. John Thune says GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore will be under an "ethics cloud" if he's elected Tuesday
Department of State:Earlier today, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Lebanese Prime Minister @saadhariri during the International Support Group (ISG) for Lebanon ministerial in Paris, France.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets French President @EmmanuelMacron to underscore the United States' appreciation for France's stalwart partnership as we work together to address crises across the globe.
Department of State: Today, we commemorate 30th anniversary of signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the United States and what was then the Soviet Union. US remains firmly committed to the INF Treaty and continues to seek Russia's return to compliance.
Roy Moore accuser Beverly Young Nelson on ABC: "It sickens me. It sickens me to wonder what may go on with him if he gets into office, maybe, you know? He may be doing this still. We don't know. And then again, I hope that he changed."
[email protected] Melania Trump tweeted a message expressing how grateful she was to spend time visiting with families at @childrenshealth.
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"We're especially pleased to see the manufacturing sector roaring back to life, adding a total of 159,000 jobs since President Trump took office after averaging a loss of more than 1,000 jobs per month during the last year of the previous administration," says @PressSec.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Fines and penalties against Wells Fargo Bank for their bad acts against their customers and others will not be dropped, as has incorrectly been reported, but will be pursued and, if anything, substantially increased. I will cut Regs but make penalties severe when caught cheating!
Cohn on state and local taxes: The conference committee in the House and the Senate is working on delivering fixes for the SALT states.8 month ago
Cohn on state and local taxes: "The conference committee in the House and the Senate is working on delivering fixes for the SALT states."
Cohn: "We really need to drive wages in this country. The president has committed to the public that he's going to work to drive wage growth."
Gary Cohn: President Trump's has a very robust economic agenda and I'm very excited to be a part of it We've got a lot to do, we're just getting started.8 month ago
Gary Cohn: "President Trump's has a very robust economic agenda and I'm very excited to be a part of it We've got a lot to do, we're just getting started."
8 month ago
[email protected]: LAST thing the Make America Great Again Agenda needs is a Liberal Democrat in Senate where we have so little margin for victory already. The Pelosi/Schumer Puppet Jones would vote against us 100% of the time. He's bad on Crime, Life, Border, Vets, Guns and Military. VOTE ROY MOORE!
Washington: Scene of a homicide by Georgia Ave and Aspen Street police confirm man shot to death on grounds of former Walter Reed Medical Campus. Body still here uncovered. Thoughts for family
Email shows Trump offered early access to WikiLeaks documents: report
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[email protected]: Big crowd expected today in Pensacola, Florida, for a Make America Great Again speech. We have done so much in so short a period of timeand yet are planning to do so much more! See you there!
8 month ago
[email protected]: I fulfilled my campaign promise - others didn't!
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[email protected]: Tonight, @FLOTUS Melania and I were thrilled to welcome so many wonderful friends to the @WhiteHouse – and wish them all a very HappyHanukkah
The Justice Department has formally launched a federal investigation into Planned Parenthood's practices and the sale of fetal tissue
Now House Ethics Committee says it is taking a look at Rep. Trent Franks
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Congressional leaders today at the @White House "agreed on the need for eliminating the defense sequester to deal with the grave national security threats we face," says @PressSec.
Kaspersky shutting its DC office because it can no longer get federal biznes
New court filling: Manafort suggests special counsel is trying to limit his 1st amendment rights by trying to stop him from publishing an op-ed in Ukraine, and argues that the op-ed wasn't an effort to influence his case.
Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign - likely tied to unspecified allegations of inappropriate behavior.
House passes temporary funding bill to prevent shutdown this weekend, keep government running through Dec. 22.
8 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "We have someone in the White House who is taking it to the mat to the average, everyday American." @TeamCavuto
In response to Reps. Lewis and Thompson skipping civil rights museum opening @PressSec: "We think it's unfortunate that these members of Congress wouldn't join the President in honoring the incredible sacrifice civil rights leaders made to right the injustices in our history."
[email protected]: "The President hopes others will join him in recognizing that the movement was about removing barriers and unifying Americans of all backgrounds."
8 month ago
[email protected]: Across the battlefields, oceans, and harrowing skies of Europe and the Pacific throughout the war, one great battle cry could be heard by America's friends and foes alike: "REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR."
NRSC Chair Cory Gardner: "Roy Moore will never have the support of the senatorial committee. We will never endorse him. We won't support him. I won't let that happen. Nothing will change."
[email protected]: "If he had pro-Clinton or anti-Trump bias, what the hell was he doing interviewing @HillaryClinton?"
8 month ago
"The President's meeting with Congressional leadership moved from the Oval Office to the Situation Room where they are all receiving an update on our military by Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis," says @PressSec.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Today, as we Remember Pearl Harbor, it was an incredible honor to be joined with surviving Veterans of the attack on 12/7/1941. They are HEROES, and they are living witnesses to American History. All American hearts are filled with gratitude for their service and their sacrifice.
[email protected]: "There are some important issues that we share with you…opioid crisis in our country. We want to address that. We want to help our veterans, s-chip, children's health insurance. Again, all things that have bipartisan support in the congress."
[email protected] at congressional meeting: " I'm more confident than everthat with your leadership and with the good faith of all the people in this room that before this Christmas we'll produce real results for the American people that will make America stronger and more prosperous."
The @POTUS meeting with Congressional Leaders began in the Oval Office, but then moved to the Situation Room for a military updated from DefSec Mattis.
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"The American vice president is not welcome in Palestine" Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, told AFP.
"We're here in the spirit of 'let's get it done,'" says @SenSchumer at start of congressional leaders meeting with @POTUS on keeping government funded. "We're here to reach a bipartisan agreement to finish out the year," says @SenateMajLdr
Congressman, civil rights icon John Lewis says he won't share stage with Trump to open Mississippi civil rights museum.
"We're all here as a very friendly, well-unified group," said @POTUS, at start of meeting with Congressional Leaders of both parties. "We hope that we're gonna make some great progress for our country. I think that will happen."
@statedeptspox: We are extremely concerned about the increase in violence in Yemen. We call on all parties to reject the use of violence against their political opponentsA political solution is the only way to advance long-term stability in Yemen.
After brief comments in the Oval Office with congressional leaders @POTUS declines to answer any questions from the press pool.
And @VP expresses hope that "before this Christmas we'll produce real results for the American people,"
"Glad we're here to resume conversations," says @SpeakerRyan.
Schumer: "We're in the spirit of let's get it done."
In Oval Office, @SenSchumer says "we hope we can come to an agreement" to fund the governmentwe're here in the spirit of 'let's get it done.'"
8 month ago
[email protected]: Today, the U.S. flag flies at half-staff at the @WhiteHouse, in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Here's info on the PearlHarbor survivors @POTUS has escorted into the Oval Office.
US House now debating a 2 week temporary federal funding extension to December 22
[email protected] and @keithellison: "Democrats can win if we're united, and we know that can only happen by healing divisions that still linger from last year's bruising presidential nominating contest."
"I didn't hear it, sorry," says @POTUS when asked about @alfranken resignation speech as he walks out to take PearlHarbor survivors into the Oval Office.
We'll do it for another seven years and you all have to promise you're going to be around," says @POTUS of the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day proclamation he's now signing.
"Remember Pearl Harbor," says @POTUS. "Have you heard that a couple of times before?" That prompts one of the survivors to break out in song.
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[email protected]: "They fought, they bled, they sacrificed and they triumphed."
"We are building up the military beyond what you ever thought," @POTUS tells PearlHarbor survivors. "We'll do it in your honor."
[email protected]: "As a woman myself, I've never felt anything but treated with the highest level of respectThat's what I've seen the president do day in and day out since we've been here and during the campaign. I think that's a pretty good start and a pretty good example."
Press Sec. Sanders says President Trump will have a full physical at Walter Reed Medical Center early next year, and "those records will be released by the doctor following that."
On Trump's slurred speech yesterday: @PressSec says "the president's throat was dry - nothing more than that." She also says @POTUS has a full medical checkup scheduled at @WRBethesda "the first part of next year" and a medical report will be issued afterward.
Results of @POTUS medical examination will be released after his physical at @WalterReedArmy "next year," adds @PressSec.
[email protected] says she's not aware of any other countries currently intending to follow President Trump's lead on changes in Jerusalem policies.
Sanders: "The president's throat was dry, nothing more than that."
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@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump "The president's throat was dry, nothing more than that," says @PressSec of slurred words at end of Jerusalem announcement yesterday.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders says that since all presidents' taxes are audited, President Trump cannot release them. But…
8 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump No official US decision yet on participation in WinterOlympics2018 amid Korean peninsula security concerns, says @PressSec.
[email protected] says @POTUS doesn't disagree with Chris Wray about the FBI (even though he tweeted a few days ago that the agency was in tatters)
@PressSec: "I believe there are actions taking place for a port to open" to bring in humanitarian aid to Yemen after @WhiteHouse yesterday called on Saudi Arabia to help open the way for relief.
8 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec @alfranken @realDonaldTrump "I'm not aware of any countries" following suit and planning to move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, says @PressSec.
8 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec "The president addressed the comments back during the campaign," says @PressSec on @alfranken remarks about @realDonaldTrump in his resignation speech.
[email protected] met with his friend John Bolton today, according to @PressSec
8 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec "We're committed to getting the lowest corporate rate we can," says @PressSec on TaxReform.
8 month ago
@WhiteHouse @POTUS @PressSec "We expect a clean CR to pass with Democrat support, says @PressSec about question on possible government shutdown.
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At @WhiteHouse today @POTUS to meet with Pearl Harbor attack survivors, says @PressSec.
The federal government is asking a judge to delay a requirement that it begin allowing transgender people to enlist in the military on January 1.
@keithellison: I commend the brave women who have come forward in recent weeks to share their experience of sexual harassment and assault. Their courage is immense, and has sparked a long overdue national reckoning with persistent inequities and injustices in our society. (1/4)
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: To all the people in Southern California: we are thinking of you and we are here to help. To all of the firefighters: we are so grateful to you and are praying for you.
"There's always going to be someone who doesn't like what we do," says @FBI Director Wray.
DOD: If there is a Government Shutdown no US troops get paid until the shutdown is over, even those on the frontlines. Also no death benefits will be paid.
Ex Congressman @HFord2 fired for misconduct by @MorganStanley, reports @HuffPostPo.
Bernie Sanders: Republican plan: 1. Run up the deficit with tax breaks for the wealthy 2. Freak out about the deficit 3. Cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to bring down the deficit
Rep Ron DeSantis R-FL blasts FBI Director on lack of answers: "I think you're walking into Contempt of Congress"
US senator Tammy Duckworth on North Korea: "Most Americans don't realize how close we are to this war"
Tim Kaine is requesting information from the Senate Office of Compliance on the number of sexual harassment claims filed against Senators, members of their personal staff, and committee staff, along with the amount of monetary settlements that were reached in harassment cases.
Reporters say @VP at @DeptofDefense for lunch with Secretary Mattis. The meeting was not listed on the vice president's daily schedule that was released to the media earlier today.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, on Mueller team: "We can't manage to find prosecutors who haven't donated to presidential candidates… We can't find a dozen that haven't donated to major political candidates." Worth noting: as a prosecutor, Trey Gowdy donated to major political candidates.
Bernie Sanders: We have a president who acknowledged on tape that he assaulted women. I would hope that he pays attention to what's going on and think about resigning.
MN Gov. Mark Dayton on Sen. Al Franken's resignation announcement: "I have not yet decided on my appointment to fill this upcoming vacancy. I expect to make and announce my decision in the next couple of days."
Only one Republican senator attended Al Franken's resignation speech: Jeff Flake.
Sen.Franken: "For a decade now, every time I would get tired or discouraged or frustrated, I would think about the people I was doing this for, and it would get me back up on my feet I would do it all over again in a heartbeat."
Franken: "Let me be clear, I may be resigning my seat but I am not giving up my voice. I will continue to stand up for the things I believe in as a citizen and as an activist."
@alfranken: "Even on the worst day of my political life I feel like it's all been worth it….I would do it all over again in a heartbeat."
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Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 3647 6th St SE: 2 injured
@DonaldJTrumpJr: Because I'm good enough, I'm smart enough, and God-darnit people like me. Franken
Franken: "Even when you win, progress is far from inevitable."
Sen. Al Franken: "There is some irony in the fact that I am leaving while a man who has bragged on tape about his history of sexual assault sits in the Oval Office."
"I did not grow up wanting to be a politician," adds @alfranken. "It wasn't easy and it always wasn't fun."
Senator Al Franken, in essence: I admit to nothing. I champion women. I will not be silent. But I am resigning. And oh the irony that Trump remains in power.
8 month ago
"The future belongs to those who are passionate, and who work hard," @SenFranken quotes Paul Wellstone in his resignation speech
Sen. Al Franken has announced his resignation from the Senate in the coming weeks.
Franken on allegations of sexual misconduct: "I was shocked. I was upset. But in responding to their claims, I wanted to be respectful of that broader conversation because all women deserve to be heard and their experience taken seriously."
@alfranken: "There is a big part of me that will always regret walking away from this job with so much work yet to be done."
@alfranken: "I know who I really am."
Franken says "in the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate"
"Nevertheless, today I am announcing that in the coming weeks, I will be resigning as a member of the United States Senate." — Al Franken
"I am proud that during my time in the senate I have used my power to be a champion of women." — Al Franken
@alfranken: "Some of the allegations against me are simply not true, others I remember very differently."
Sen. Franken to make an announcement amid sexual harassment allegations
FBI Director Wray told lawmakers the bureau is negotiating with the intel committees about whether to provide info about FISA applications in Russia probe. First official confirmation they exist.
Senator John McCain : Thank you @SenatorStrange for your important contributions to the Senate Armed Services Committee, your unwavering commitment to our men and women in uniform and your outstanding service in the U.S. Senate for the people of Alabama.
Media reports minutes ahead of his remarks say @alfranken is resigning.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Today, our entire nation pauses to REMEMBER PEARL HARBOR—and the brave warriors who on that day stood tall and fought for America. God Bless our HEROES who wear the uniform, and God Bless the United States of America. PearlHarborRemembranceDay
FBI chief rejects Trump's claim of agency 'in tatters'
Chuck Schumer: On the DreamAct, as @SenatorDurbin said yday, we are making progress in talks with the GOP and I hope we can reach an agreement soon. Democrats support real border security and will happily join with Republicans to pass legislation to secure our border in exchange for the Dream Act.
Chuck Schumer: Our veterans deserve better. People seeking recovery from opioid addiction deserve better. Hard-working pensioners deserve better. We must do both of these things - support the military and programs that create jobs and economic growth here at home - in equal measure.
"There is no finer institution than the FBI," says Director Wray when asked about @POTUS criticism of the bureau.
Chuck Schumer: Nobody wants to see a shutdown. But without an agreement that covers defense AND economic development, programs to combat the opioid crisis, shore up pension plans, support veteran's health care, relieve student loan debt, and build rural infrastructure could see a cut.
FBI Director Wray deflects questions about Hillary Clinton/FBI email probe, saying it's being investigated by DOJ IG
Chuck Schumer: Congressional negotiators are making good headway on a budget deal that would meet our commitments to our military and urgent priorities here at home. I hope this progress continues but it's in stark contrast to @POTUS who again said yesterday: "a shutdown could happen."
At House hearing, first subject brought up by GOP to FBI Director Wray is the Hillary Clinton email investigation
8 month ago
[email protected]: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - "A day that will live in infamy!" December 7, 1941
Pres Trump to hear complaints about the Renewable Fuel Standard, which requires addition of ethanol or other renewables in transportation fuels. Some states seeking waivers. Senators taking part in @POTUS meeting:
Kentucky Republicans claim the statehouse speaker got campaign donors to pay his sexual harassment settlement
Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are demanding Rex Tillerson end a hiring freeze at the State Department and explain to Congress his plan to restructure the agency.
Former Gov. Phil Bredesen, the last Democrat to win a statewide election in Tennessee, joins race to succeed GOP Sen. Bob Corker.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Go get the new book on Andrew Jackson by Brian KilmeadeReally good. @foxandfriends
IMF and World Bank say Ukraine corruption fight is threatened
8 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "His demeanor in the presidency is a deterrent for [Russia and China] he's a bold leader and he speaks his mind." @IngrahamAngle
8 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "The idea that the behavior or positions being taken by [Trump] are ruining our image around the world I think is a massive overstatement." @IngrahamAngle
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