Map. History of District Columbia conflict

18 August 2018
7 month ago
[email protected]: House of Representatives needs to pass Government Funding Bill tonight. So important for our country - our Military needs it!
Leader of House Freedom Caucus says group will back bill preventing government shutdown, all but assuring House OK.
Michael Cohen created Delaware limited liability co. days before $130k payment, Essential Consultants LLC7 month ago
Michael Cohen created Delaware limited liability co. days before $130k payment, Essential Consultants LLC
DOJ intends to dismiss criminal charges against 129 people charged in Inauguration Day protests - court filing
U.S. house intelligence panel top democrat says transcripts of Fusion GPS founder's testimony "reveal serious allegations that the Trump Organization may have engaged in money laundering with Russian nationals"
7 month ago
[email protected]: AMERICA will once again be a NATION that thinks big, dreams bigger, and always reaches for the stars. YOU are the ones who will shape America's destiny. YOU are the ones who will restore our prosperity. And YOU are the ones who are MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! MAGA
[email protected] on potential government shutdown: "It's very frustrating to be where we're at especially when you hear Democrats saying it's all tied up about DACA."
Democrats have enough votes to block the spending bill in the Senate and prevent Republicans from keeping the government up and running, senior Democratic aide tells @NBCNews
7 month ago
[email protected]: Departing Pittsburgh now, where it was my great honor to stand with our incredible workers, and to show the world that AMERICA is back - and we are coming back bigger and better and stronger than ever before!
The House Intelligence Committee has agreed to extend negotiations with the White House over how and when Steve Bannon will return to face additional questions in the Russia probe, multiple sources close to the discussions tell @NBCNews
"It's a nasty place, wooooo," Pres Trump said of Washington and its power brokers. "But we're getting it. Nobody thought we were gonna have this kind of success so quickly," said Trump at campaign-style appearance at HandK Equipment in Coraopolis, PA.
Rep Ted Yoho R-FL says he's still a 'no' on the CR; was heading to a meeting of the House Freedom Caucus
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Nothing is stronger than the strength and will and spirit of the American people."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Americans do anything, build anything and create anything as long as we have pride in our country, confidence in our values and respect for our great American flag."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "There is no limit to what we can achieve when we set free the dreams of our incredible people."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "There has never been a better time to hire in America, to invest in America, and to believe in the American dream than right now."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We're putting America back to work and we're ensuring the forgotten men and women of our country are never, ever forgotten again."
"It's not easy. These other countries have become very, very spoiled taking advantage of us," adds @POTUS. "But for us, it's America first."
7 month ago
[email protected]: Not only are we already seeing the benefits of higher wages and bigger salariesbut we're also seeing the creation of new jobs.
"It's nasty in Washington but step by step by step, just keep going. It's a nasty place. Whew." POTUS
POTUS on Obamacare: "We got rid of the individual mandate and you'll see what that meansIt was so unfair. It's gone"
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Your paychecks will be much bigger because under our tax cuts, you will be keeping more of your hard-earned money."
President says nobody expected companies would start paying bonuses to employees because of the tax cuts. "It turned out to be much bigger than we all thought."
"Even I never knew how big it would be," says Pres Trump of the early impact of his tax cut bill. "It's much bigger than anyone anticipated." Says family of four making $75K will get tax cut of $2,000 and many will save "much more than that."
"It's the economy, stupid. Did you ever hear that one?" President Trump asks, quoting a line coined by James Carville during President Clinton's 1992 run.
[email protected] on America: "We are coming back bigger and better and stronger than ever before."
President Trump says he's "really proud" of record-low African-American unemployment: "I've been saying it: 'What do you have to lose?'"
[email protected]: "We worked so hard on tax cuts and tax reform."
[email protected] on government shutdown: "I really believe the Democrats want to shut down to get off the subject of tax cuts because they've worked so well."
[email protected] on tax cuts: "Not only have they worked, they're working much bigger and much faster than we ever thought possible."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Yesterday you saw with @Apple, $350 billion investment. they're also giving thousands of dollars to their employees. That's happening all over the country and I'm really happy."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "The tax cuts and tax reform has not been working well for the Democrats."
House debating the rule setting the parameters for debate on the GOP 4-week temporary funding plan
Nancy Pelosi on the Republicans' CHIP funding in the C.R.: "This is like giving you a bowl of doggy doo, put a cherry on top, and call it a chocolate sundae. This is nothing. This CHIP should have been done in September." (via CBS)
@SenatorBurr says with passage of FISA Sec 702 reauthorization "the Senate took this important step in reauthorizing what I believe is our single most important national security tool"
Sen. Blunt shrugs when asked if the House will pass its spending bill. Says Senate could take it up tonight if it passes House
US Senate approved six-year extension of FISA Section 702 today - vote was 65-34. Bill heads to Trump's desk.
US Senate voting on 6-year reauthorization for FISA Sec. 702 Following passage in the House last week, @ODNIgov Dir. Dan Coats called it "a critical step in protecting Americans and our allies"
Here's the list of those at @DeptofDefense to whom @POTUS is speaking.
White House spokesman: Trump supports House effort to fund government, extend children's health insurance program
[email protected] on looming shutdown: "Democrats don't seem to share that urgency at all. They continue to hold military funding hostage over unrelated issues."
7 month ago
WH backtrack on Trump support for PA-18 GOP candidate Rick Saccone. Sanders: "While [Trump] has made clear his support for Republican candidates throughout the country, including in Pennsylvania, the purpose of today's visit is to promote the President's successful agenda."
HRW says Trump is 'disaster' for human rights, fuels authoritarians
[email protected] made brief remarks on averting a government shutdown before meeting with military leaders at the Pentagon .
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We're never letting our military lose at any point."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "I'm here to support our military. Our military has to be the best in the world by far."
Pres greeted at Pentagon entrance by DefSec Mattis, accompanied by VP Pence.
The House Intelligence Committee will release its Fusion GPS interview transcripts
President Trump visiting Pentagon this morning to discuss nuclear posture review, impact of potential gov shutdown on defense budget, national defense strategy, F-35 with his Joint Chiefs, according to officials
7 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "If you disagree with the man, disagree with him. But, at least respect the office that he holds." @foxandfriends
7 month ago
[email protected]: A government shutdown will be devastating to our militarysomething the Dems care very little about!
Woody Allen says claim he molested his daughter 'discredited'
7 month ago
[email protected]: CHIP should be part of a long term solution, not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!
7 month ago
[email protected]: We need the Wall for the safety and security of our country. We need the Wall to help stop the massive inflow of drugs from Mexico, rated the number one most dangerous country in the world. If there is no Wall, there is no Deal!
The FBI is investigating whether Alexander Torshin, a top Russian banker with ties to the Kremlin, illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Trump win the presidency.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Will be going to Pennsylvania today in order to give my total support to RICK SACCONE, running for Congress in a Special Election (March 13). Rick is a great guy. We need more Republicans to continue our already successful agenda!
Trump says border wall stance has not 'evolved,' Mexico will pay
FBI investigating whether Russian money went to NRA to help Trump
Trump 'eager' to speak to special counsel in Russia probe: attorney
7 month ago
[email protected]: .The Wall will be paid for, directly or indirectly, or through longer term reimbursement, by Mexico, which has a ridiculous $71 billion dollar trade surplus with the U.S. The $20 billion dollar Wall is "peanuts" compared to what Mexico makes from the U.S. NAFTA is a bad joke!
7 month ago
[email protected]: The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it. Parts will be, of necessity, see through and it was never intended to be built in areas where there is natural protection such as mountains, wastelands or tough rivers or water..
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is cagey about whether he'll preside over the inauguration of the new U.S. embassy in London next week
Trump's chief of staff says president's immigration views have evolved
7 month ago
Russia's senate considers sanctioning US special counsel Robert Mueller, World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren.
7 month ago
[email protected]: ISIS is in retreat, our economy is booming, investments and jobs are pouring back into the country, and so much more! Together there is nothing we can't overcome-even a very biased media. We ARE Making America Great Again!
7 month ago
Of the 10 'Fake News Awards' touted by @POTUS: Four go to @CNN, two to @nytimes and one each to @ABC, @Newsweek, @TIME and @washingtonpost.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Despite some very corrupt and dishonest media coverage, there are many great reporters I respect and lots of GOOD NEWS for the American people to be proud of!
7 month ago
[email protected]: And the FAKE NEWS winners are
7 month ago
[email protected]: Main Street is BACK! Strongest Holiday Sales bump since the Great Recession - beating forecasts by BILLIONS OF DOLLARS.
Senator Dick Durbin: Headed to the floor to join @LindseyGrahamSC @JeffFlake @SenBennetCO and @SenatorMenendez to press for immediate action on our bipartisan immigration bill. Momentum is growing, and time is of the essence to pass the DreamAct
7 month ago
[email protected]: During the campaign, I promised to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN by bringing businesses and jobs back to our country. I am very proud to see companies like Chrysler moving operations from Mexico to Michigan where there are so many great American workers!
7 month ago
[email protected]: I promised that my policies would allow companies like Apple to bring massive amounts of money back to the United States. Great to see Apple follow through as a result of TAX CUTS. Huge win for American workers and the USA!
7 month ago
[email protected]: Today, we witnessed an incredible moment in history – the presentation of Congress' highest civilian honor to our friend, and true AMERICAN HERO, Bob Dole. CongressionalGoldMedal
[email protected] slammed for 'mansplaining,' insulting @DHSgov Secretary Nielsen
In fiery speech rebuking President Trump's rhetoric on the press, Sen. Jeff Flake calls President Trump's birtherism "the seminal untruth of the president's political career."
Outgoing Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake came under fire for an astonishing attack on President Trump Wednesday, in which he accused Trump of using Stalinist language and promoting global instability with his criticism of the media.
Sen. Cory Booker says DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen "lied" about the language used by President Trump describing African countries at the White House immigration meeting
President Trump on former Sen. Bob Dole's military legacy: "Those who wear our nation's uniform are part of an unbroken chain of heroes. Their sacrifice, Bob's sacrifice, keeps us safe, and prosperous, and free."
[email protected] on @SenatorDole: "He fights for Kansas, for veterans, for the disabled and for all of his fellow Americans, and he always has."
President Trump to former Sen. Bob Dole: "You are a friend, you are a patriot, a hero, a leader, and today you have become a recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal."
Asked to clarify Trump's definition of a wall, Kelly said: "Certain things are said during the campaign that are not fully informed,." "One thing is to campaign, another thing is to govern. It's really hard," he added later.
[email protected] on @SenatorDole: "From his first years as a young representative from Kansas to his ten years majority leader of the United States Senate all the way to today, Bob Dole has never stopped fighting for those values."
[email protected] on @SenatorDole: "Home was where Bob Dole learned that classic American grit. He knows about grit. That got him through 39 months in hospice."
"A true American hero," says Pres Trump of Bob Dole. Says Dole's legacy - showing Americans of future generations "what it means to be a great American."
During meeting with Democrats, Kelly calls some of Trump's campaign pledges on immigration, wall 'uninformed,' attendees say
[email protected] points out Dwight Eisenhower statue at Dole ceremony: "A lot of people can be president of the United States, but hardly anybody can be a five-star general."
[email protected] on @SenatorDole: "Bob earned his place in the chronicles of American legends by the time he was 21 and in the decades since he has never stopped earning his place in the pages of American history."
[email protected] on @SenatorDole: "At every stage of his life, Bob epitomized the greatest generation."
[email protected] on @SenatorDole: "From the windswept hills of Kansas to the war-torn hills of Italy to the marbled halls of Washington DC, Bob Dole has spent a lifetime serving this country with courage and conviction."
Reuters: Trump denies transfer of US Embassy to Jerusalem will take place within a year
TIllerson says his staff prints out Trump's tweets and then they try to figure out how to "use it" to make policy.
Four sources with direct knowledge tell Axios that Bannon admitted to the House Intel Cmte. that he'd had conversations with Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer and legal spokesman Mark Corallo about Don Jr.'s Trump Tower meeting in June 2016.
On @TheJusticeDept @DHSgov report claim about 73% of individuals convicted of int'l terrorism-related charges were foreign born, O'Callaghan says there are "[a] certain number of those foreign born individuals who have brought into the United States by extradition or otherwise"
In Reuters interview, Trump says Russia is helping North Korea evade sanctions
"We see this as an opportunity for the government to see the value of ending its international isolation by denuclearization. We are still very much focused and hope that happens," @PressSec says on North and South Korea marching together at the Olympics
Republican Study Committee Chairman Rep. Mark Walker supports a "crap sandwich" funding bill
[email protected]: "I think what we would like to see happen is let's make a budget deal by Friday and then let's come back to work aggressively on Monday and make a deal on DACA and responsible immigration reform."
Reporter: Is the White House afraid of what Steve Bannon might say? @PressSec: "Not that I'm aware of. I think we've been pretty clear what our position is in with regards to this entire process. — that there was absolutely no collusion."
[email protected] on possible government shutdown: "If one happens I think you only have one place to look and that's to the Democrats who are holding our military and our national security hostage."
Says WH will be announcing "fake news" awards later today. "I'm sure you're all waiting to see if you're big winners," Sanders tells reporters.
Sanders on the Russia investigation: "I think we've been dealing with this hoax for the better part of a year. If we have to endure the ridiculousness for another month, we can certainly handle it"
[email protected] on report Bannon's attorney relayed questions to White House: "It was following standard procedure for an instance like this and something that will likely happen again on any other number of occasions not just within this administration but future administrations."
Sanders: "The President certainly doesn't want a shutdown and if one happens I think you only have one place to look, and that's to the Democrats"
Press Sec. Sanders responds to Sen. Flake criticism of President Trump: "We welcome access to the media every day," and saying White House is anything but open to the press is "utterly ridiculous."
Sanders on GOP leadership's support of a short-term government funding bill: "We do support the short-term CR; however, that's not our first choice. We'd still like to see a clean funding bill"
[email protected] on Sen. Jeff Flake's floor speech: "He's not criticizing the president because he's against oppression. He's criticizing the president because he has terrible poll numbers. He is, I think, looking for some attention. I think it's unfortunate."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "You're going to have to ask @TheDemocrats what's more important: National security or political agendas?"
"The administration immigration reforms focus on getting more information" per @TheJusticeDept's O'Callaghan "Enhanced screening, enhanced vetting, more information, more agents, more officers asking more questions"
Reporter: Does the White House stand by D. Jackson's report on President Trump's health? @PressSec: "We support what he said yesterday 100%, that the president is in excellent health."
[email protected] says the white house supports the short-term CR to keep the government funded until Feb 16
7 month ago
[email protected]: "I found it quite interesting that [@JeffFlake] is coming out to attack @POTUS considering he's the one that was recently defending an actually oppressive government. He went to Cuba a few weeks ago and served as a mouthpiece for the oppressive Cuban government."
[email protected] on executive privilege in the Russia probe: "The Congress should consult with the White House prior to obtaining confidential material."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "[@JeffFlake's] not criticizing @POTUS because he's against oppression. He's criticizing the President because he has terrible poll numbers."
"This is the first iteration of this report" O'Callaghan says of @TheJusticeDept @DHSgov report on international terrorism "certainly expect to have more statistics and address some of the issues we weren't able to address in this initial report"
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Dr. Jackson has been a @WhiteHouse physician for the last 12 years, trusted by President Bush, President Obama, and @POTUS. He is the only doctor that has weighed in on this matter that has actually examined the President."
"I'm not aware in any change of the [Trump} administration's stated use of Guantanamo" per @TheJusticeDept's O'Callaghan "The administration is committed to enforcing our terrorism lawsagainst anyone who will present harm or threat to the United States"
"We're going to prosecute anyone that we can make cases against," @TheJusticeDept's O'Callaghan says of enforcing US int'l terror laws
Terror/crime groups "undoubtedly seek to exploit weaknesses in our immigration system" per O'Callaghan, says @POTUS immigration policy designed to protect US national security
"The threats to our national security are not showing any signs of relenting" @TheJusticeDept's Ed O'Callaghan tells reporters in @WhiteHouse briefing room re DOJ/@DHSgov foreign terror report
7 month ago
[email protected]: "We're excited to announce that @POTUS will be the first sitting President to address the MarchforLife from the @WhiteHouse The President is committed to protecting the life of the unborn."
@POTUS will address the March of Life by Video from the Rose Garden Friday
7 month ago
[email protected]: "Thanks to the passage of the Trump tax cuts, HandK will be able to expense 100% of the investments they make in new equipment in the same year they buy it."
[email protected] will Travel to Pittsburgh tomorrow to talk about tax cut law
Deputy press secretary Raj Shah says on Fox News that the White House is "very excited" about the fake news awards, adding to stay tuned for "an announcement a little bit later." "I don't want to get ahead of it."
Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election
Sen. Blumenthal (D-CT), whose state has one of the most dire CHIP situations, doesn't sound ready to support a short-term spending bill + six-year CHIP extension
White House accuses House panel of breaking ground rules with questions in Bannon interview
@VP: Hosted Kazakh President Nazarbayev at VP's Residence for continued discussions on their support for the Trump administration's South Asia strategy, efforts to build on U.S-Kazakhstani biz partnerships, our cooperation to defeat terrorism and our commitment to Kazakhstan's sovereignty.
@NancyPelosi: @SpeakerRyan's been holding a master class in politicizing our military. Here's the reality: Dems have been clear abt our commitment to national security, helping vets, fighting opioid addiction, saving pensions, protecting DREAMers, and so many more issues. He chose to ignore us.
AP sources say Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions to the White House during Bannon's House Intel Committee interview and was told when not to respond.
7 month ago
Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich is set to make the Democratic primary for Ohio governor a five-way race.
7 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "This country is becoming wealthy again. He's doing what he promised he would do." @foxandfriends
[email protected] on Fox and Friends responds to racism allegations against @realDonaldTrump - "My father sees one color - green."
7 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: "When I say his spirits are high, that's an understatement." @foxandfriends
7 month ago
[email protected]: Eric Trump on @foxandfriends now!
7 month ago
[email protected]: "No one here is going to pretend like @POTUS is always politically correct; he isn't. I think that's one of the reasons the American people love him. One of the reasons that he won and is sitting in the Oval Office today is because he isn't a scripted robot."
7 month ago
[email protected]: "No one here is going to pretend like @POTUS is always politically correct; he isn't. I think that's one of the reasons the American people love him. One of the reasons that he won and is sitting in the Oval Office today is because he isn't a scripted robot."
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