Map. History of District Columbia conflict

16 July 2018
8 month ago
[email protected]: My meetings with President Xi Jinping were very productive on both trade and the subject of North Korea. He is a highly respected and powerful representative of his people. It was great being with him and Madame Peng Liyuan!
8 month ago
[email protected]: I don’t blame China, I blame the incompetence of past Admins for allowing China to take advantage of the U.S. on trade leading up to a point where the U.S. is losing $100's of billions. How can you blame China for taking advantage of people that had no clue? I would've done same!
Turkish PM spoke en route to New York: I told Pence U.S should end its partnership with PYD/YPG, Pence told me that they understand Turkey's concerns and sensitivity regarding the issue, partnership with YPG/PYD will continue for a little while
8 month ago
Alabama State Auditor Jim Ziegler: “There is nothing to see here. The allegations are that a man in his early 30s dated teenage girls. Even the Washington Post report says that he never had sexual intercourse with any of the girls.”
@statedeptspox: The US will maintain sanctions on designated Venezuela govt. officials until they break from Maduro’s dictatorial government.8 month ago
@statedeptspox: The US will maintain sanctions on designated Venezuela govt. officials until they break from Maduro’s dictatorial government.
Key House committee approves tax reform bill, as Senate GOP unveils rival plan
House panel approves GOP legislation to deeply cut taxes for corporations, double standard deduction, simplify tax code
8 month ago
Sen. John Thune on the Roy Moore allegations: “I think if he does what he should do, does the right thing and steps aside, I don’t think it will hurt the Republican Party”
8 month ago
House Ways and Means Committee votes along party lines 24-16, to approve amended GOP tax reform bill
According to NBC Trump's former bodyguard Schiller says Russians offered Trump 5 women in a hotel room but the Donald said no.
8 month ago
In a climate of frayed relations, VP Pence met today with Prime Minister Yildrim to "help to usher in a new chapter in U.S.-Turkey relations." But WH also says the @VP "expressed deep concern" over Turkish arrests of Americans, local diplomatic staffers, journalists, et al.
McCain: Roy Moore “should immediately step aside.”
Seb Gorka, who campaigned for Roy Moore, would only send me the following, uh, comment:8 month ago
Seb Gorka, who campaigned for Roy Moore, would only send me the following, uh, comment:
8 month ago
Q: If true does he need to step down? FLAKE: If there any shred of truth to these stories, he ought to step aside now. NBC: Is he fit, would he be fit to serve in the Senate if that was true? FLAKE: No, no, no.
White House: VP Pence expressed deep concern over the arrests of U.S citizens, Mission Turkey local staff, journalists, members of çivil society under the state of emergency and urged transparency and due process in the resolution of their cases
8 month ago
Portman said he read the Roy Moore news during a tax reform meeting, which seems like a nice tidy metaphor.
White House on talks between Turkish PM and U.S VP Pence: Leaders expressed hope meeting would help to usher in a new chapter in relations, agreed on the need for constructive dilaogue as friends and allies on bilateral challenges
GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's campaign calls Washington Post report including allegation that he initiated sexual encounter with underage girl yet another baseless political attack8 month ago
GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore's campaign calls Washington Post report including allegation that he initiated sexual encounter with underage girl "yet another baseless political attack"
8 month ago
McConnell confidant Josh Holmes to WaPo re: Moore accusations. "If it's true, the Republican Party doesn't have any place for pedophiles and he should step down immediately," leave race. Puts blame on Bannon and others for enabling controversial candidates.
@SenateMajLdr: If these allegations are true, he must step aside.8 month ago
@SenateMajLdr: "If these allegations are true, he must step aside."
8 month ago
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) on Roy Moore: “If that’s true, he wouldn’t belong in the Senate.”
8 month ago
“Certainly if you threaten the underpinnings of our basic fabric of democracy you should respect a response from the US government" per Joyce re: Russia meddling
Changes in House GOP tax plan would preserve moving expenses deduction for active duty members of the military8 month ago
Changes in House GOP tax plan would preserve moving expenses deduction for active duty members of the military
“There’s been a call to say, hey, define what an act of war in cyber is…. It’s going to depend on the situation” per @WhiteHouse Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce8 month ago
“There’s been a call to say, hey, define what an act of war in cyber is…. It’s going to depend on the situation” per @WhiteHouse Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce
Maine’s Sec. of State, a member of Trump’s Election Commission, has filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming the commission violated federal law.
8 month ago
Rep Kevin Brady R-TX now getting ready to unveil a 29 page amendment to the GOP tax reform bill
.@SenatorCardin: Let's work together, Democrats and Republicans. Let's have a more open process.8 month ago
[email protected]: "Let's work together, Democrats and Republicans. Let's have a more open process."
8 month ago
Quantum computing - impact on natsec: “It’s a cat and mouse game that gets played," per @CIA's Broer "It raises the bars no question about it but its not the end of the world”
Dept. of Justice begins compensating 24,631 Madoff victims with funds acquired from asset forfeitures, calling it the single largest distribution of forfeited funds in the history of the Department’s victim compensation program.8 month ago
Dept. of Justice begins compensating 24,631 Madoff victims with funds acquired from asset forfeitures, calling it the "single largest distribution of forfeited funds in the history of the Department’s victim compensation program."
8 month ago
Q: What happens if Republicans aren’t able to pass tax reform? GRAHAM: “The party fractures, most incumbents in 2018 will get a severe primary challenge The base will fracture, the financial contributions will stop.”
8 month ago
When asked if Republicans will distance themselves from Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan says, "We already made that choice. We're with Trump"
More than 8 years after Bernard Madoff pleaded guilty, @TheJusticeDept announces first payments totaling $772.5-million from the Madoff Victim Fund to his 24,631 victims around the globe. Single largest distribution of forfeited funds ever from DOJ's victim compensation program.
8 month ago
@SenWarren: Do your job, @realDonaldTrump. Your Administration must work with Puerto Rican authorities to ensure an accurate hurricane fatality count right away.
8 month ago
@SenWarren: This is important. @realDonaldTrump has cited the death count to argue his disaster response to Puerto Rico was top notch. It appears many hurricane deaths are going uncounted. Each day that passes makes it tougher to figure out the true total.
8 month ago
“The US government has more data than almost anything else in the world” per @CIA's Broer “The analytical capabilities that are required… really have been challenged”
8 month ago
@SenWarren: Last month, 12 senators joined me in calling on the Trump Administration to ensure the accuracy of the fatality count in Puerto Rico. We're still waiting.
“So no, we do not spy on Americans” says @CIA Chief Technology Officer Matthijs Broer tells DefOneSummit, adds “If we do our job well, you will never see us.8 month ago
“So no, we do not spy on Americans” says @CIA Chief Technology Officer Matthijs Broer tells DefOneSummit, adds “If we do our job well, you will never see us."
8 month ago
@SenWarren: Puerto Rican officials have announced a jump in deaths since Hurricane Maria, but the official hurricane death toll is still just 55.
[email protected]: Latest draft of GOP tax bill "appears to be an act of desperation."
8 month ago
@NancyPelosi: The dam is breaking on dishonest claim that the GOPTaxScam will help the middle class. The facts show the *exact* opposite.
Senate tax bill retains current $1M limitation on mortgage interest deduction
22 House Republicans sign letter asking that GOP tax reform plan maintain the adoption tax credit8 month ago
22 House Republicans sign letter asking that GOP tax reform plan maintain the adoption tax credit
8 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: @RepGoodlatte has devoted his life to public service and to advancing common-sense policies to defend our constitution, hold government accountable, and enforce the rule of law. The House will miss him.
8 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 4600 block of Hillside Rd SE: no casualities
8 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 200 block of 35th St NE: 1 injured
8 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 3200 block of 4th St SE: no casualities
8 month ago
Bill Cassidy just told reporters the Senate’s tax bill will NOT repeal the ACA’s individual mandate.
Half the country’s living paycheck-to-paycheck, says @SpeakerRyan this morning at news conference in defense of GOP tax cut bill. The purpose of this legislation is giving middle income tax families a break, he says.8 month ago
"Half the country’s living paycheck-to-paycheck," says @SpeakerRyan this morning at news conference in defense of GOP tax cut bill. "The purpose of this legislation is giving middle income tax families a break," he says.
[email protected] says "I want to get rid of the individual mandate any way I can," but adds that whether to include repeal in the tax bill is a matter for discussion.
[email protected] directs questions on adoption tax credit to Ways and Means Committee.
.@SpeakerRyan: Don't we want to have a tax code that's simple and easy and fair?8 month ago
[email protected]: "Don't we want to have a tax code that's simple and easy and fair?"
.@SpeakerRyan: We haven't had a 3% economy in about a decade. Do you know what happens to a country that grows so slowly? Wages are flat. Living standards get flat. Economic anxiety and insecurity goes up.8 month ago
[email protected]: "We haven't had a 3% economy in about a decade. Do you know what happens to a country that grows so slowly? Wages are flat. Living standards get flat. Economic anxiety and insecurity goes up."
.@SpeakerRyan: By doubling the standard exemption, right there, 90% of Americans will fill out their taxes - picture this in your mind - on a form the size of a postcard.8 month ago
[email protected]: "By doubling the standard exemption, right there, 90% of Americans will fill out their taxes - picture this in your mind - on a form the size of a postcard."
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: People are sick of being left behind by the tax code while special interests are given a leg up by carve-outs and loopholes.8 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: People are sick of being left behind by the tax code while special interests are given a leg up by carve-outs and loopholes.
8 month ago
By presidential proclamation, this is World Freedom Day, which finds Pres Trump in China, which the @StateDept cites for "repression and coercion" of political rights advocates and groups.
8 month ago
[email protected] says Senate is taking a “hard look” at including individual mandate repeal in its tax bill.
8 month ago
“Nuclear weapons save lives…there hasn’t been a major power on war on this planet since 1945" per @US_Stratcom's BrigGen Bowen
8 month ago
“Every single nuclear armed nation is building more nuclear weapons" per @Cirincione at DefOneSummit "Every country points to the programs of the others as the justification”
8 month ago
No choice but to recapitalize/upgrade, says BrigGen Bowen: “It’s an insurance policy for our national survival…so the UnitedStates maintains its place in the world”
“We’ve kind of painted ourselves into a corner” says @US_Stratcom's BrigGen Gregory Bowen “All this stuff is getting old”- B52s,/subs/missiles etc8 month ago
“We’ve kind of painted ourselves into a corner” says @US_Stratcom's BrigGen Gregory Bowen “All this stuff is getting old”- B52s,/subs/missiles etc
8 month ago
[email protected]: Tax Code Shouldn't Encourage Welfare Over Work
Rep. Steve Scalise hugs police officers who responded to congressional baseball shooting at ceremony honoring their bravery.8 month ago
Rep. Steve Scalise hugs police officers who responded to congressional baseball shooting at ceremony honoring their bravery.
.@SpeakerRyan: The tax cuts are aimed toward the middle income taxpayers.8 month ago
[email protected]: "The tax cuts are aimed toward the middle income taxpayers."
.@SpeakerRyan: The average household will get a $1200 tax break.8 month ago
[email protected]: "The average household will get a $1200 tax break."
DreamActNow: Hundreds marching to Capitol Hill. Say they’ll head into Senate/House offices soon calling for a clean Dream Act.
8 month ago
“I’m mostly worried about the chances for miscalculation at this period at time” says fmr DASD Magsamen at DefOneSummit echoing sentiment voiced repeadtly by ex officials re DPRK-US
3 US carrier strike groups in the Pacific "a demonstration that the United States is capable" and key signal to US allies, per Fmr DASD Asian and Pacific Security Kelly Magsamen
.@RepMcCaul: This President is at his best when he is overseas meeting with world leaders.8 month ago
[email protected]: "This President is at his best when he is overseas meeting with world leaders."
@VP: This weekend I hope places of worship all across America will be filled to overflowing. I hope that Americans of every background and belief will send a chorus of prayers from their hearts into the heart of heaven for these families, for SutherlandSprings community and for this land
.@SenSchumer: As Clint Eastwood said: Want to pass this tax bill, want to hurt the suburbs, make our day. Make our day.8 month ago
[email protected]: "As Clint Eastwood said: Want to pass this tax bill, want to hurt the suburbs, make our day. Make our day."
.@RonWyden: Here's what we say: 'Put your corporate tax handout where your mouth is.'8 month ago
[email protected]: "Here's what we say: 'Put your corporate tax handout where your mouth is.'"
8 month ago
Kosachev calls US Justice Dept's demand on RT "a very dirty political game".
.@SenSchumer: On China, President Trump is governing like a lamb.8 month ago
[email protected]: On China, President Trump "is governing like a lamb."
.@marcorubio: All these people calling for background checks - background checks are not perfect.8 month ago
[email protected]: "All these people calling for background checks - background checks are not perfect."
.@statedeptspox: Diplomacy is the preferred approach to North Korea.8 month ago
[email protected]: "Diplomacy is the preferred approach" to North Korea.
.@statedeptspox: We don't agree with Russia on a ton of things, but it is an area of agreement and that is fighting ISIS.8 month ago
[email protected]: "We don't agree with Russia on a ton of things, but it is an area of agreement and that is fighting ISIS."
President Trump's granddaughter Arabella was the star of Thursday night's State Dinner. After @POTUS' toast, he introduced a video of Arabella singing a song in Chinese for Pres Xi at the Mar-a-Lago Summit last April. Grampa seemed pleased.8 month ago
President Trump's granddaughter Arabella was the star of Thursday night's State Dinner. After @POTUS' toast, he introduced a video of Arabella singing a song in Chinese for Pres Xi at the Mar-a-Lago Summit last April. Grampa seemed pleased.
.@marcorubio: It cannot be that it is more lucrative to not work and raise 4 kids with the government benefits that come with that than it is to take a job for $35,000 a year Our tax code should not encourage that.8 month ago
[email protected]: "It cannot be that it is more lucrative to not work and raise 4 kids with the government benefits that come with that than it is to take a job for $35,000 a year Our tax code should not encourage that."
GOP Sen. John Thune says he can't guarantee that no middle class family will see their taxes go up.8 month ago
GOP Sen. John Thune says he can't guarantee that no middle class family will see their taxes go up.
.@RepKinzinger: If we commence a strike against North Korea, we will win.8 month ago
[email protected]: "If we commence a strike against North Korea, we will win."
.@AntonioSabatoJr: Let's try to get rid of every single gun in the world and see what happens - the bad guys will ALWAYS get the guns.8 month ago
[email protected]: "Let's try to get rid of every single gun in the world and see what happens - the bad guys will ALWAYS get the guns."
8 month ago
Concerns about Election2018 @TulsiPress says she's working on a bill that “goes so low tech that the cyber hackers can’t hack into it" with voting backups
8 month ago
“There are many other implications of this that take us down the wrong path” says @TulsiPress of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal, says weakening US hand with DPRK
“I would support withdrawing from it" says @RepStefanik of Iran nuclear deal "…need to strengthen it on ballistic missiles”
8 month ago
[email protected]: In the coming months and years ahead I look forward to building an even STRONGER relationship between the United States and China.
Washington orders RTAmerica to register as foreign agent by Monday
8 month ago
“It’s incredibly important to stay engaged in the region” says @RepStefanik of US in Middle East "We've unfortunately positioned ourselves so we don'thave a role at the table"
8 month ago
On Syria, “We haven’t had an effective policy… our lack of engagement is one of the reason why we are where we are today” per @RepStefanik
In his State Dinner toast, Prex Xi said he and Pres Trump both agree that China and the United States should remain partners, not rivals.  We both agree that when we work together, we can accomplish many great things to the benefit of our two countries and the whole world.8 month ago
In his State Dinner toast, Prex Xi said he and Pres Trump "both agree that China and the United States should remain partners, not rivals. We both agree that when we work together, we can accomplish many great things to the benefit of our two countries and the whole world."
8 month ago
Advocating for negotiations with DPRK, @TulsiPress says of denuclearization “It cannot be the precondition”
8 month ago
“People are very much concerned and asking what is going on in North Korea" says @TulsiPress at DefOneSummit - even middle schoolers DPRK
8 month ago
Military strength, threats of force - “None of that matters if that’s all there is" say former Amb Wendy Sherman on need for diplomacy
8 month ago
“Very sadly. This administration is categorically destroying the State Department" warns former Amb. Wendy Sherman at DefOneSummit
@VP: Grateful to the faith leaders who joined us last night - thank you for your outpouring of support for your fellow Texans. And thank you to the heroic actions of neighbors, law enforcement and the first responders who saved lives by their swift action on Sunday.8 month ago
@VP: Grateful to the faith leaders who joined us last night - thank you for your outpouring of support for your fellow Texans. And thank you to the heroic actions of neighbors, law enforcement and the first responders who saved lives by their swift action on Sunday.
Trump on trade: "I don't blame China. After all, who can blame a country for being able to take advantage of another country for the benefit of its citizens?"
8 month ago
Are @POTUS tweets, mixed messages a good thing? “It is as a tactic, not as a policy” says fmr Amb. Wendy Sherman
8 month ago
“The president must raise it” says Amb Wedy Sherman, re election interference, if/when @POTUS meets with Putin
8 month ago
“Putin tries to fill any vacuum anybody else leaves” says former Amb. Wendy Sherman on Russian leader
8 month ago
“The question is how the president [Trump] conducts this meeting and whether he understands ever how impactful Russia is on this world” says former Amb Sherman
8 month ago
Will there be a bilat between Russia's Putin and @POTUS in Vietnam? Depends -could be a pull-aside, says fmr Amb Wendy Sherman - says she's hearing admin trying to press Putin for some understandings on Syria"
8 month ago
On MBS - “Some of this is good” - crown prince wants to say this is different, going to be a more moderate Saudi Arabia, per Amb Sherman-Question is “whether he has gone too far, too fast, too furiously"
8 month ago
Situation in Yemen - “We’re taking about staggering humanitarian consequences” per former Amb Wendy Sherman “I don’t think this will be good for Saudi Arabia”
Pres Trump departs China in the morning (Friday local time, ET + 13 hours) and departs for Da Nang, Vietnam to attend the APEC Summit.
8 month ago
With US foreign policy, “We're just in a really strange place - the president made a lot of commitments during his campaign” says former Amb Wendy Sherman “When the rest of the world watches, they aren’t sure what to make of the messages”
State Dinner ran a leisurely three hours, including entertainment. Pres and Mrs Trump returned to their hotel - getting another view of Beijing at night.8 month ago
State Dinner ran a leisurely three hours, including entertainment. Pres and Mrs Trump returned to their hotel - getting another view of Beijing at night.
8 month ago
Neither DPRK's Kim Jong Un or @POTUS wants nuke war, says Amb Wendy Sherman, but worries about the chance for miscalculation
8 month ago
“The real question here is whether you believe North Korea can be deterredIf you don’t, it takes you own a road that’s pretty concerning” per fmr Amb Sherman DefOneSummit re DPRK
8 month ago
China also likely to move slowly on DPRK because “They don’t want a reunited Korean Peninsula under the control of the United States” says Amb Sherman
8 month ago
“The Chinese do not want a sudden collapse of North Korea” not just because of loose nukes, per Amb. Sherman, but because of economic ramifications
8 month ago
“President Xi thinks he’s in the driver seat here” says former Amb. Wendy Sherman of China president's relationship with @POTUS
8 month ago
"We all see it as a good thing that the president has moderated his speech" says former Amb Wendy Sherman at DefOneSummit, but Japan, ROK, China leaders “have played the president pretty well. I think they understand he likes pomp and circumstance”
8 month ago
Trump is the 1st president since George H.W. Bush to NOT take questions from the press during a trip to China.
“We can’t have a not ready force, not with the world we have today” per @usairforce Vice Chef of Staff Gen. Stephen Wilson on need for a stable budget
Perhaps now more than ever, we have the opportunity to strengthen the relationship between our two countries, Pres Trump said in his State Dinner toast to Pres Xi.8 month ago
"Perhaps now more than ever, we have the opportunity to strengthen the relationship between our two countries," Pres Trump said in his State Dinner toast to Pres Xi.
President Trump also told State Dinner that he would be placing special emphasis in his talks to end illegal trafficking to the US of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid made in China.8 month ago
President Trump also told State Dinner that he would be placing "special emphasis" in his talks to end illegal trafficking to the US of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid made in China.
8 month ago
Bob Corker says the Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing to examine the president's "authority to use nuclear weapons."
At State Dinner, President Trump uses toast to call for collective action to denuclearize North Korea: Together we have it in our power to finally capture this region and the world from this very serious nuclear menace.8 month ago
At State Dinner, President Trump uses toast to call for "collective action" to denuclearize North Korea: "Together we have it in our power to finally capture this region and the world from this very serious nuclear menace."
House Republicans set to unveil new changes to GOP tax reform bill today8 month ago
House Republicans set to unveil new changes to GOP tax reform bill today
8 month ago
[email protected]: “This moment in history presents both our nations with an incredible opportunity to advance peace and prosperity alongside other nations all around the world.”
8 month ago
Toast by @POTUS: "Your nation is a testament to thousands of years of living history.""Though we come from different places and far away lands, there is much that binds the east and the west," adding people in both countries have overcome adversity to build great nations.
Washington: Police on scene of a double shooting in NW. 1 dead, another injured. Crime scene spans parts of Georgia and Illinois Aves, and 9th and Kennedy Streets.
8 month ago
Putin and Trump to meet Friday in Vietnam: Russian agencies
8 month ago
[email protected]: President Xi, thank you for such an incredible welcome ceremony. It was a truly memorable and impressive display!
White House @PressSec Sanders says "It was at the Chinese insistence that there were no questions today."
8 month ago
[email protected]: "Our work is already taking hold. The stock market in the US is at an all-time high, adding already $5.5 trillion in new wealth since theNovember 8th election. Unemployment is at a 17-year low."
8 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "The only thing he's obsessed with succeeding for the nation and I see that first hand every single day." @IngrahamAngle
Justice Dept. says it has made no decision on ATandT-Time Warner deal, and conversations are ongoing - Reuters
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: The families of our POWs and MIAs are heroes in their own right.
8 month ago
DHS nominee says she believes climate change exists, but cannot determine whether humans are the primary cause.
8 month ago
Sen Rand Paul R-KY reports on the extent of his injuries in neighbor dispute
8 month ago
Democrats say they will only offer 10-12 more amendments in committee to the tax bill; then want to see GOP plan
8 month ago
@RandPaul: I appreciate all of the support from everyone. A medical update: final report indicates six broken ribs and new X-ray shows a pleural effusion
8 month ago
Ways and Means Dems are convinced the GOP will drop a big manager's amendment on tax reform, and approve it Thursday
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Welcomed my friend @BorisJohnson back to the Capitol today for a productive discussion about cracking down on all aspects of Iran's destabilizing behavior.
8 month ago
Lavrov on Putin-Trump meeting: Putin is ready to meet with Trump, our protocol services are in constant contact.
Larry Lindsey on tax reform: Republicans have to pass it for their own political survival.8 month ago
Larry Lindsey on tax reform: "Republicans have to pass it for their own political survival."
Former advisor to President Trump, Carl Icahn, has been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, NBC News confirms
8 month ago
RNC Chair: 'The Greatest Enthusiasm in Our Party Right Now Is for President Trump'
Rep. Jim Bridenstine, President Trump's controversial nominee to head NASA, moves to a full Senate vote
Only 37% of Americans have a favorable opinion of Democrats, down from 44% in March of this year
House intel committee has withdrawn Devin Nunes' subpoena for Fusion GPS cofounder Glenn Simpson, per Fusion counsel Josh Levy. Simpson will appear before the committee voluntarily next week
One year after his election, Donald Trump is 17 points underwater, 38-55%.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to all of the ”DEPLORABLES” and the millions of people who gave us a MASSIVE (304-227) Electoral College landslide victory!
[email protected] on VA gubernatorial election: "This was a rejection, not only of President Trump but of the policies that he and the Republican Party seem to be adopting."
Feinstein and 22 other senators have introduced an assault weapons ban in the wake of the Texas shooting: "To my colleagues in Congress, I say do your job."
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments.8 month ago
Sen. Chris Coons wants Sessions to provide info on the ‘forced resignation’ of U.S. Attorney Dana Boente, says he’s troubled by the timing being so close to the Mueller indictments.
Also with @VP to Texas is @RepCuellar. He told @JaxAlemany before departing that the 2nd Amendment is very strong and will remain very strong in his District which includes Sutherland Springs.
The GOP tax plan would add $1.7 trillion to the deficit over the next decade, according to new review by Congressional Budget Office.
VP and Mrs Pence arrive @JBA_NAFW to board Air Force Two to visit grieving families in Sutherland Springs, TX. Atty Gen Sessions accompanying.8 month ago
VP and Mrs Pence arrive @JBA_NAFW to board Air Force Two to visit grieving families in Sutherland Springs, TX. Atty Gen Sessions accompanying.
8 month ago
"I disavow any form of violence, whether that's anti-Semitic, white supremacist, any kind of radicalization," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen "We cannot tolerate it"
@SenGaryPeters brings up Charlottesville Peters:  Do you agree with the president's commentsnamely that there were some fine people on both sides? Nielsen: All I can say is what I believe and what I would do should I be confirmed8 month ago
@SenGaryPeters brings up Charlottesville Peters: "Do you agree with the president's commentsnamely that there were some fine people on both sides?" Nielsen: "All I can say is what I believe and what I would do should I be confirmed"
8 month ago
"I would definitely tell the president if a particular policy violated any laws of our country," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen
8 month ago
DHS nominee Kristjen Nielsen asked by @SenatorHeitkamp what she will do if @WhitHouse calls for illegal actions: "I fully intend in all cases and in all ways at all times to fully comply with all laws," per Nielsen
@DHSgov nominee Kirstjen Nielsen promises to evaluating department's countering violent extremism program and report to lawmakers in 90 days if confirmed CVE policy8 month ago
@DHSgov nominee Kirstjen Nielsen promises to evaluating department's countering violent extremism program and report to lawmakers in 90 days if confirmed CVE policy
8 month ago
On port security, "we just need to evolve with the times" per DHS nominee Nielsen "We need the best and brightest in terms of personnel and technology"
8 month ago
"There is no need for a wall from sea-to-shining sea," affirms @DHSgov nominee Nielsen-advocates talking to officials on the ground "to understand where we need some sort of physical barrier"
[email protected] to GOP: "You want to pass this tax bill? You want to hurt the suburbs? Make our day."
Rep. Al Green has announced that he'll force a vote on impeaching Trump before Christmas.
[email protected]: Last night's elections were a "giant stop sign" for GOP on their tax bill.
Maine Gov. LePage: My administration will not implement Medicaid expansion until it has been fully funded by the Legislature.8 month ago
Maine Gov. LePage: "My administration will not implement Medicaid expansion until it has been fully funded by the Legislature."
@RepAdamSchiff: There is absolutely no doubt: President Trump is the worst president in modern history. And each day, he works on eliminating "modern" from that description.
One of the leading companies that wants this tax break is ATandT, Schumer says, noting ATandT's tax rate is 8%, and they've laid people off.8 month ago
"One of the leading companies that wants this tax break is ATandT," Schumer says, noting ATandT's tax rate is 8%, and they've laid people off.
@RepAdamSchiff: I haven't even gotten to the President's foreign policy. Cozying up to dictators, threatening war via tweet, hollowing out our State Department
.@SenSchumer on GOP tax bill: Every claim they are making for this bill is getting whittled away.8 month ago
[email protected] on GOP tax bill: "Every claim they are making for this bill is getting whittled away."
8 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Without checking with the Pentagon, @POTUS banned trans soldiers from serving our country. It was ugly, wrong, and unconstitutional.
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump has repeatedly tried to intervene in our justice system, and denigrated judges who rule against him as illegitimate or “so-called” judges.
8 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump refuses to acknowledge Russia’s attack on our democracy, and fired FBI Director James Comey because of "this Russia thing."
@DHSgov sec nominee Nielsen says agrees with fmr Sec. Kelly it is unlikely US will build wall "from sea to shining sea". "Yes, Ma'm" she tells @clairecmc
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump said he would discontinue payments to health insurance companies, raising rates for consumers, actively undermining the Affordable Care Act.
8 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: @POTUS withdrew from the Paris Accords, forever damaging our planet and our standing in the world. Climate change is real, and we must act.
8 month ago
[email protected]: After the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, @POTUS found fault on "many sides." There were not "many sides," just right and wrong.
8 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Trump unilaterally rescinded DACA without any replacement. Hundreds of thousands of DREAMers stand to lose everything. He doesn't care.
8 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Then @POTUS Trump demonized a free and fair press, laying groundwork to discredit any negative stories. He even threatened network licenses.
8 month ago
"The threats we face are too many and too many for one entity to address them alone," per @DHSgov nominee Nielsen
8 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: In his first week of office, @POTUS signed the MuslimBan, banning people from entering our country based on their faith.
8 month ago
"The scope and pace of cyber attacks against our federal networks and the control systemscontinually increasing with attacks growing ever more complex" Nielsen tells Senate Homeland Security Comm
[email protected]: Almost immediately after the election, the President-elect falsely claimed to have won the popular vote and said that millions of illegal immigrants voted.
@DHSgov sec nominee Kirstjen Nielsen: cyber  security and the overall security and  resilience of our nation's critical infrastructure one of the most important challeneges8 month ago
@DHSgov sec nominee Kirstjen Nielsen: "cyber security and the overall security and resilience of our nation's critical infrastructure" one of the most important challeneges
8 month ago
[email protected]: One year ago, @realDonaldTrump was elected President. Since then, he has repeatedly shown why he is the worst president in modern history.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Looking forward to a full day of meetings with President Xi and our delegations tomorrow. THANK YOU for the beautiful welcome China! @FLOTUS Melania and I will never forget it!
8 month ago
"Unfortunately, enemies from within may currently pose our greatest danger" warns @SenRonJohnson, citing "list of mass killingshas persistently and depressingly grown"
8 month ago
"Illegal immigration persists, illicit drugs flow virtually unabated and we are more vulnerable than we should be to external forces" per @SenRonJohnson
8 month ago
"The threat of Islamist terrorism has evolved, metastasized and spread all over the world, including to our homeland" per @SenRonJohnson
Our enemies are on the rise. Russia continues to destabilize its neighbors and has partnered with Iran to increase both countries' influence in the MiddleEast @SenRonJohnson at hearing on @DHSgov secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen8 month ago
"Our enemies are on the rise. Russia continues to destabilize its neighbors and has partnered with Iran to increase both countries' influence in the MiddleEast" @SenRonJohnson at hearing on @DHSgov secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen
British Foreign Sec Boris Johnson now talking to Senate Foreign Rltns Cmte about Iran deal
Department of State:Joint Statement on Syria Chemical Weapons by UK Foreign Secretary @BorisJohnson, France's Foreign Minister @jy_ledrian, Germany's Foreign Minister @sigmargabriel and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: #Syria's regime violated international law, including the Chemical Weapons Convention. We condemn this heinous act and demand that the Syrian regime immediately cease any and all use of chemical weapons and finally declare to the @OPCW all chemical weapons that it possesses.
8 month ago
[email protected]: NoKo has interpreted America's past restraint as weakness. This would be a fatal miscalculation. Do not underestimate us. AND DO NOT TRY US.
8 month ago
Erin Elmore on @POTUS: “His election was a rejection of elitism.” @foxandfriends
8 month ago
Erin Elmore on @POTUS: “America should be proud of his diplomacy.” @foxandfriends
8 month ago
[email protected]: "America does not seek conflictbut we will never run from it."
Pakistan Ambassador to the US Aizaz Chaudhry met members of Congress on Capitol Hill in US
8 month ago
At end of his Asia trip @POTUS will make a decision on designating DPRK as a state sponsor of terrorism, says @PressSec.
8 month ago
[email protected]: Leaving South Korea now heading to China. Looking very much forward to meeting and being with President Xi!
8 month ago
[email protected] on his relationship with @POTUS: "I really admire his leadership. To see @POTUS speak at a rally, to see him at an event is to see the same leader I work with every day. Clear vision for the country, a boundless belief in the American people."
8 month ago
[email protected]: Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again!
8 month ago
[email protected]: "Together, we dream of a Korea that is free, a peninsula that is safe, and families that are reunited once again. We dream of highways connected north and south, of cousins embracing cousins, and this nuclear nightmare replaced with a beautiful promise of peace"
8 month ago
[email protected]: Anyone who doubts the strength or determination of the U.S. should look to our past.and you will doubt it no longer.
8 month ago
[email protected]: "America does not seek conflictbut we will never run from it. History is filled with discarded governments that have foolishly tested America's resolve. Anyone who doubts the strength or determination of the U.S. should look to our past and you will doubt it no longer."
8 month ago
[email protected]: The U.S., under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions of dollars to the newest and finest military equipment anywhere in the world, being built right now. I want peace through strength!
8 month ago
[email protected]: "The North Korean government has pursued its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in defiance of every assurance, agreement, and commmitment it has made to the U.S. and its allies. It's broken all of those commitments."
8 month ago
[email protected]: "North Korea is a country ruled as a cult. At the center of this military cult is a deranged belief in the leader's destiny to rule as parent protector over a conquered Korean peninsula and an enslaved Korean people"
8 month ago
[email protected]: "In the part of Korea that was a stronghold for Christianity before the war, Christians and other people of faith who were found praying or holding a religious book of any kind, are now detained, tortured, and in many cases even executed"
8 month ago
[email protected]: "I know that the Republic of Korea, which has become a tremendously successful nation, will be a faithful ally of the U.S. very long into the future."
8 month ago
[email protected]: "The U.S., under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions of dollars to the newest and finest military equipment anywhere in the world, being built right now. I want peace through strength."
8 month ago
[email protected]: "The U.S. is going through something of a miracle itself. Our stock market is at an all-time high. Unemployment is at a 17-year low. We are defeating ISIS. We are strengthening our judiciary, including a brilliant Supreme Court Justice. And on, and on, and on."
8 month ago
[email protected]: "In less than 1 lifetime, South Korea climbed from total devastation to among the wealthiest nations on EarthLife expectancy has risen from just 53 years to more than 82 years today. Like Korea, and since my election exactly 1 year ago today, I celebrate with you."
8 month ago
[email protected]: "Through this entire visit, it has been both our pleasure and our honor to create and celebrate a long friendship between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea. This alliance between our nations was forged in the crucible of war, and strengthened by the trials of history."
8 month ago
[email protected]: Join me LIVE in South Korea
8 month ago
[email protected]: Ed Gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for. Don’t forget, Republicans won 4 out of 4 House seats, and with the economy doing record numbers, we will continue to win, even bigger than before!
8 month ago
[email protected]: Getting ready to make a major speech to the National Assembly here in South Korea, then will be headed to China where I very much look forward to meeting with President Xi who is just off his great political victory.
8 month ago
@moonriver365 "He's actually pretty frustrated,” says @PressSec of @POTUS. She said it had been planned "for a little while," since before @POTUS left on his Asia trip. It was "something the president wanted to do."
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