26 September 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.
Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, asked if the panel is considering subpoenaing Rex Tillerson to talk about a 2017 meeting he attended with Trump and Putin: "We are casting a wide net. We haven't made any decisions."
Eliot Engel says the House Foreign Affairs Committee and House Intel will work together to get notes from interpreter at Trump-Putin meeting. He tells @KateBolduan that "no decisions have been made on subpoenas," but adds: "What we're not going to do is sit back and do nothing."
Trump nominee for US attorney general: "Vitally important" for Mueller to complete Russia investigation, and "I also believe it is very important that the public and Congress be informed of the results of the special counsel's work."
2 year ago
[email protected]: Https:t.co/w5X8jqvtiS
Asked about report that FBI opened counterintelligence investigation into him following Comey firing, Trump unloads on top FBI agents at the time, calling them "dirty cops."
Also in response to reporter's question, @POTUS says he rejected a proposal from @LindseyGrahamSC in the Senate that he end Government Shutdown for a temporary period to allow for negotiations to resume to end the border wall funding standoff.
Trump on South Lawn via @catherine_lucey: "I never worked for Russia"
"They're dirty policemen," says @POTUS of @FBI agents who wanted to investigate him.
"We're doing very well with China," says @POTUS, expressing confidence for a trade deal.
Democrats were in Puerto Rico "maybe celebrating the shutdown," says @POTUS.
2 year ago
[email protected]: The Fake News gets crazier and more dishonest every single day. Amazing to as certain people covering me, and the tremendous success of this administration, have truly gone MAD. Their Fake reporting creates anger and disunity. Take two weeks off and come back rested. Chill.
2 year ago
[email protected]: "Dems in Puerto Rico as Shutdown hits day 24." @foxandfriends
2 year ago
[email protected]: Getting ready to address the Farm Convention today in Nashville, Tennessee. Love our farmers, love Tennessee - a great combination. See you in a little while.
2 year ago
[email protected]: Nancy and Cryin' Chuck can end the Shutdown in 15 minutes. At this point it has become their, and the Democrats, fault.
2 year ago
[email protected]: I've been waiting all weekend. Democrats must get to work now. Border must be secured.
2 year ago
[email protected]: "Gas prices drop across the United States because President Trump has deregulated Energy and we are producing a great deal more oil than ever before." @foxandfriends But this is bad news for Russia, why would President Trump do such a thing Thought he worked for Kremlin
Police confirm 1 dead, 2 teenagers injured in Northeast DC triple shooting
House Foreign Affairs chairman says committee will hold hearings on Trump-Putin relationship
2 year ago
[email protected]: ..Border is eventually going to be militarized and defended or the United States, as we have known it, is going to cease to exist.And Americans will not go gentle into that good night. Patrick Buchanan. The great people of our Country demand proper Border Security NOW.
2 year ago
[email protected]: The Trump portrait of an unsustainable Border Crisis is dead on. "In the last two years, ICE officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with Criminal Records, including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes and 4000 violent killings." America's Southern..
2 year ago
[email protected]: Best line in the Elizabeth Warren beer catastrophe is, to her husband, "Thank you for being here. I'm glad you're here" It's their house, he's supposed to be there.
Leaked U.S. intel report says Butina/Torshin operation to co-opt the NRA was blessed by the Kremlin.
2 year ago
[email protected]: So sorry to hear the news about Jeff Bozo being taken down by a competitor whose reporting, I understand, is far more accurate than the reporting in his lobbyist newspaper, the Amazon Washington Post. Hopefully the paper will soon be placed in better and more responsible hands.
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