Map. History of District Columbia conflict

21 September 2018
10 month ago
Report: Abbas refused Kushner's phone call following decision to severe ties with Washington
CMS announces another big week for Affordable Care Act enrollment. 798,829 people signed up in Week 3. 2,277,079 have signed up for Obamacare in total so far. 566,042 are new consumers (across the 3 weeks).
The U.S Navy is investigating why one of its planes crashed off the coast of Japan. Three people are still missing
“I think a lot more people have guns here that are liberal than we know about." Members of the Liberal Gun Club say they can both be left-leaning and support gun rights.
A former biz associate of Michael Flynn has become a subject of Mueller's investigation for his role in the failure of Flynn's former lobbying firm to disclose its work on behalf of foreign governments.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders DOJ and ATF to conduct "comprehensive review" of National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
@RepKathleenRice: I believe Rep. Conyers should resign.
New @USTreasury numbers show US National Debt hit new high yesterday too: $20.547-trillion, up $641-billion since 2016 election and 41st high since then too.
[email protected] on Senate tax plan: "I don't want to be that senator who defends the status quo, blocks this from occurring and essentially keeps this economy and families shackled to this mess of a tax code."
Former chief strategist Steve Bannon failed to file a financial report required by law after he was fired this summer, according to the White House.
10 month ago
[email protected]: I have long given the order to help Argentina with the Search and Rescue mission of their missing submarine. 45 people aboard and not much time left. May God be with them and the people of Argentina!
In total, at least four senior White House staffers have not filed termination reports, which outline their financial activity while serving in the White House.
Jeff Flake: Trump "made a big mistake" by supporting Roy Moore, "I think he should distance himself from Roy Moore, even if it means losing that seat."
10 month ago
[email protected]: 51 Million American to travel this weekend - highest number in twelve years (AAA). Traffic and airports are running very smoothly! @FoxNews
[email protected]: Instead of calling for a repeal of Obamacare mandate, make it voluntary. People like choice.
@SenSanders: If the tax plan is passed, giving huge breaks to the 1% and raising the deficit $1.5 trillion, Republican leaders will rediscover "the deficit crisis" and move aggressively to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: "There is no compassion whatsoever in the White House. I'm just beside myself with sadness because our president is a bully, our president is a punk, and he just doesn't get it."
@VP: Karen and I were honored to bring Thanksgiving greetings to brave members of our Armed Forces and their families at @WRBethesda earlier today. Every American is thankful for the service and courage of these true American HEROES.
@SenSanders: The Republican tax bill would be a major step forward in creating the kind of oligarchy long envisioned by the Koch brothers and other powerful right wing extremists.
10 month ago
37 out of 38 economists surveyed by the University of Chicago said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.
After 5 hours at his golf club, Pres Trump returned to Mar-a-Lago. Per usual, WH declines to say if he played golf or with whom.
US Department of State: Additional background information on the Secretary’s announcement today about the situation in Burma. The determination of EthnicCleansing underscores our concern and the gravity and the urgency of the situation in Rakhine State.
President Trump amends California disaster declaration to increase share of federal funds for wildfire relief, White House says.
First lady Melania Trump got into the Christmas spirit when the official White House tree arrived. Melania began decorating her new house as well as a mini White House made out of gingerbread
[email protected] on tax reform: "If you think about why our economy is not growing, it's because we haven't invested enough in infrastructure. We haven't done things to attract capital to regions of the country that have been left behind."
[email protected] on voting against tax reform bill: "The bill doesn't really get at some of the issues we have in the economy right now."
10 month ago
The Trump Organization will walk away from its SoHo hotel in New York, NYT reports. It is the second time this year the Trump name was erased from a hotel development.
“The President will be meeting with congressional leaders next week to discuss end-of-year legislative issues,” according to @LWalters45.
GOP Rep. Joe Barton has released a statement apologizing for a graphic nude photo of him that circulated on social media earlier this week.
Asked whether Speaker Ryan believes @RepJoeBarton should resign, spox @AshLeeStrong says: "The speaker has spoken to Rep. Barton on this matter. We will keep those conversations between the two of them."
@POTUS motorcade departed his golf club after approximately 4 hours there. No confirmation from @WhiteHouse officials on his activities there.
Roy Moore’s Communications Director has reportedly resigned
Rep. Rooney: "As long as I knew he was going to not serve," I would want Moore to win so a new GOP senator could be appointed
10 month ago
UN second-in-command in Afghanistan, @pernillekardel, who is a veteran diplomat from Denmark, named Acting UNSCOL
GOP Rep. Francis Rooney on the allegations against Roy Moore: "I think there's too much smoke for there not to be some fire"
Did Gary Cohn fake a bad connection to get President Trump off the phone as Sen. Tom Carper said? Sen. Chris Coons: “I remember it a little differently I don’t think Gary Cohn abruptly hung up on the President”
“And today, we are proud to standand give them hope for a better tomorrow,” @CathyMcMorris
OMB Director Mick Mulvaney has met with a long list of lobbyists, corporate execs and wealthy people with business interests before the government, according to calendars the Trump admin fought to keep secret.
Director of Policy Studies at Center for Immigration Studies: Building the wall would keep cartels at bay, protect border agents, and ensure safety for property owners in the area
@StateDept official on Burma's Rakhine State crisis: We continue to urge all the parties to end the cycle of violence and to restore the rule of law, and we want to emphasize the need for remediation, returns, and accountability.
After a thorough analysis of the available facts, Sec. Tillerson has noted it is clear the situation in northern Rakhine State constitutes ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya and those responsible for these atrocities must be held accountable.
[email protected]: "I don't want tax reform where there are winner states and loser states, I want every state to be a winner state."
VP and Mrs Pence meet today with wounded warriors, medical personnel and their families, at @WRBethesda.10 month ago
VP and Mrs Pence meet today with wounded warriors, medical personnel and their families, at @WRBethesda.
10 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 100 block of Q St NW: no casualities
[email protected] on state and local taxes: "It's a matter of federalism and it's also a matter that we shouldn't be paying taxes on taxes."
[email protected] urges FTC to probe Uber's handling of breach
Top House Republican accuses Virginia elections board of 'working in lockstep' with Democratic legal efforts.
@StateDeptOES PDAS Garber will represent the United States at the 11th Conference of the Parties to the ViennaConvention and 29th Meeting of the Parties to the MontrealProtocol.
Congress Created a Health-Care Crisis for Kids Right in Time for the Holidays
[email protected]: "The right moral thing to do, in my judgment, is for Roy Moore to have dropped out of the race."
Retired Alabama police officer says police were told to keep Roy Moore away from high school cheerleaders at games
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: On this Thanksgiving, I am thankful for my family, the men and women serving in our Armed Forces, and for our country’s law enforcement officers and first responders. Happy Thanksgiving!
[email protected]: "Tax reform is not easy, there is a thin margin in the Senate. I think they've tackled this the right way."
[email protected] on @lisamurkowski's stance on ObamaCare repeal mandate: "I do think it's encouraging."
[email protected]: "When you get that economic engine unleashed that's good for New Yorkers, that's good for Californians."
Jim Clyburn, the 3 Democrat in the House of Representatives, suggests the allegations against John Conyers could be "made up"
VP and Mrs Pence arrive at @WRBethesda for visits with military personnel, veterans and families.10 month ago
VP and Mrs Pence arrive at @WRBethesda for visits with military personnel, veterans and families.
@SenatorCarper told Gary Cohn faked a bad connection in conference call with POTUS to get him off the phone.
[email protected]: 'Really Troubling' for Conyers to 'Camouflage' Payment to Accuser
Just 80 minutes before Trump arrived at his golf club, the White House made the pool correct an earlier report that said Trump was having a "low-key day" to "the president will NOT have a low-key day and has a full schedule of meetings and phone calls".
[email protected]: "We know how brutally punished these tax payers are A lot of this tax reform is about growth."
Ex-director of the Office of Government Ethics has filed a complaint over Kellyanne Conway’s comments on the Alabama Senate race.
[email protected]: "I don't believe any of the GOP-are going to try to run against him they're just going to-try to work against him."
@RepGregoryMeeks told he thinks John Conyers should step down as ranking member of Judiciary Committee.
Per pool, Trump has arrived at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach at 9:26AM. This is his 77th day at a golf club, 99th day at a Trump property as president.
@SenCapito: TaxReform will spur more growth and more opportunity for hard working families.
Roy Moore says he’s considering legal action against one or more of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct.
Kelley Paul: Since the attack, my husband Rand hasn't taken a single breath without pain
[email protected] on Trump and Lavar Ball feud: "@POTUS is who he is @Lavarbigballer is using this as an opportunity to get attention."
FBI offers $25,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest in border agent’s death
[email protected] on state and local tax: "I think that long term you might see an exodus but it's not going to be dramatic and right away."
@RepDeSantis: I’m working on legislation to unseal settlement records, bar use of tax dollars to pay claims against members and staff, prohibit members from using office budgets to camouflage payments (a Conyers rule) and require reimbursement of the taxpayer.
[email protected]: "[Trump's] message when he was campaigning is the exact agenda he's carrying out He has not backed down."
@RepDeSantis: Settlements paid with tax dollars should not be kept secret. Members of Congress cannot be allowed to use the American people's money as a personal slushfund to cover wrongdoing.
David Bossie: "We must stand tall for the american way of life and for our flag and for our veterans."
[email protected]: "The one that should emerge is someone that shows leadership ability. That's why President Trump won."
David Bossie: "This president has made law and order and border security one of the top priorities of his administration."
David Bossie: "A wall is just common sense."
David Bossie: "[@POTUS has] been working incredibly hard for [tax reform]."
GOP Rep. Dan Donovan on Roy Moore: "I think those allegations are so disgusting and it doesn't make the man fit to serve in the US Senate"
[email protected] and Mrs Pence will be visiting today with military personnel, veterans and families at @WRBethesda and at @USOMetroDC Warrior and Family Center.
Latest @WhiteHouse press pool report on today’s @POTUS schedule from Mar-a-Lago.
Alaska's @lisamurkowski says she backs repeal of ObamaCare individual mandate
In West Palm, press pool told @POTUS briefed on C2-A crash in Philippine Sea. @LWalters45 also says Pres will be making calls this week on behalf of the tax cut bill he wants on his desk by Christmas.
[email protected] on ObamaCare mandate:
Rep. Leonard Lance says he was unaware of the congressional settlements, but says he would back a measure to stop tax-payer money from funding them
Rep. Leonard Lance on the accusations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore: "In my view, we should believe the women and I believe the women"
Pres Trump also fuming this morning at the notion of keeping @NFL teams in the locker rooms each game until after the National Anthem.
10 month ago
[email protected]: Will be having meetings and working the phones from the Winter White House in Florida (Mar-a-Lago). Stock Market hit new Record High yesterday - $5.5 trillion gain since E. Many companies coming back to the U.S. Military building up and getting very strong.
10 month ago
[email protected]: The NFL is now thinking about a new idea - keeping teams in the Locker Room during the National Anthem next season. That’s almost as bad as kneeling! When will the highly paid Commissioner finally get tough and smart? This issue is killing your league!..
10 month ago
[email protected]: LaVar, you could have spent the next 5 to 10 years during Thanksgiving with your son in China, but no NBA contract to support you. But remember LaVar, shoplifting is NOT a little thing. It’s a really big deal, especially in China. Ungrateful fool!
10 month ago
[email protected]: It wasn’t the White House, it wasn’t the State Department, it wasn’t father LaVar’s so-called people on the ground in China that got his son out of a long term prison sentence - IT WAS ME. Too bad! LaVar is just a poor man’s version of Don King, but without the hair. Just think..
Mueller probing Kushner's contacts with foreign leaders, inlcuding dec. U.N. dispute: WSJ
In addition to foreign entanglements, SpecialCounsel Mueller probing Kushner’s role in @Comey firing via @WSJ
10 month ago
[email protected]: Today, we continued a wonderful American Tradition at the White House. Drumstick and Wishbone will live out their days in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains at Gobbler’s Rest
Secretary Tillerson: With the resignation of Robert Mugabe, today marks an historic moment for Zimbabwe. We congratulate all Zimbabweans who raised their voices and stated peacefully and clearly that the time for change was overdue.
Washington post, after Trump statement: "Sexual harassment is not a dealbreaker in today’s Republican Party"
House Ethics Committee says it has begun an investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Rep. John Conyers
[email protected]: "We are continuing to look at ways to get the military more money to meet some of the needs created bysequester cuts."
[email protected]: "We've been very straightforward we do believe that the growth that will come from this will help pay for this."
House Ethics Committee begins investigation of Rep. John Conyers over accusations of sexual harassment.
@KellyannePolls: What @POTUS says below = what I said yesterday on @foxandfriends. I addressed Doug Jones. I did not address Roy Moore. Let Alabama choose its representatives. Let taxpayers know who uses our money to settle sexual harassment suits and why.
@VP: Great to meet with David Rubenstein and David Skorton, leaders of an American treasure — the @smithsonian. Productive conversation about the Smithsonian's education initiatives and the revitalization of the @airandspace Museum.
Today @POTUS signed into law five bills, according to the @WhiteHouse.
[email protected] on tax vote: "[Senators] are going to vote on the substance of the matter, not on their relationship with the president."
First Family en route to Mar-a-Lago on Air Force One for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Rep. Frederica Wilson on recovery of additional remains of Sgt. La David Johnson in Niger: "Why doesn't the White House just give us a full report?How much can a Gold Star family take?"
Should Franken resign? @POTUS: “I don’t want to speak for Al Franken.”
As President Trump accused Northam, a veteran, of being "weak" on veteran issues, here he calls former prosecutor Doug Jones "soft on crime."
Should congress release the names of lawmakers who settled sex abuse claims? @POTUS: "I do, I really do."
Trump says it's a good thing and he's very happy that women are speaking out about misconduct against them. Asked if @SenFranken should resign, he said "he's going to have to speak for himself."
[email protected]: "You have to look at the methodology, you can't simply look at one report and then dismiss the plan."
@SenWarren: We don’t know who is going to have the next big idea in this country, but they’re probably going to need to get online to do it. The decision made today by @realDonaldTrump’s @FCC only tilts the playing field to favor the rich and powerful who have already made it.
On proposed ATandT/Time Warner merger, @POTUS remarked “I’ve always felt that was a deal that’s not good... I think your pricing’s going to go out. I’m not going to get involved. It’s litigation.”
Second judge blocks Trump's transgender military ban. U.S. District Judge Marvin Garbis says active duty transgender service members are “already suffering harmful consequences”
Trump does not rule out campaigning for Roy Moore as he leaves WH for FL: "I'll be letting you know next week."
@POTUS: "As far as Franken is concerned, he's going to have to speak for himself."
President Trump on recent spate of sexual misconduct allegations: "Women are very specialI'm very happy a lot of these things are coming out"
Stan Cooke: "This is an effort by these people - the liberal media, the Republican establishment - to malign the good name of Judge Moore."
Pres says Roy Moore “totally denies” sexual misconduct allegations. Urges voters not to support Democratic candidate Doug Jones, citing him as bad on crime and the border.
Trump departing White House says AT&T + Time Warner merger “not good for the country”
Departing WH, President Trump comments on Roy Moore Senate race: Says “we don’t need a liberal Democrat in that seat.”
WH says Trump and Putin reaffirmed importance of fighting terrorism together throughout the Middle East and Central Asia and agreed to cooperate further in fight against ISIS, al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and other terrorist organizations.
@SenSanders: Trump's sanctuary cities policy is federal coercion to enforce the president’s racist, anti-immigrant policies. This is a check on an out-of-control executive branch and a victory for the rule of law.
President Trump spoke with Putin for more than one hour, readout contains no mention of electoral interference.
Federal judge says Trump admin can't stop funding sex-reassignment surgery for military members.
@statedeptspox: With profound sadness, @StateDept announces the death of our retired ambassador, Howard Schaffer.
"As North Korea continues to threaten international peace and security, we are steadfast in our determination to maximize economic pressure to isolate it from outside sources of trade and revenue while exposing its evasive tactics." - @USTreasury Secretary Mnuchin
[email protected] calls for ethics investigation into alleged Conyers sexual harassment
Department of State:This afternoon, Secretary Tillerson welcomed Peru’s Foreign Minister Victor Ricardo Luna Mendoza to the @StateDept.
Treasury sanctions trading, labor, and shipping companies and vessels to further isolate North Korea and disrupt illicit funding of its unlawful nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Targets include one individual, 13 entities, and 20 vessels
US announces new sanctions on North Korean shipping firms, China trading companies, in push to isolate North Korea
Rep. John Conyers confirms settlement with staffer who accused him of sexual harassment, but he denies wrongdoing
@VP: @sendavidperdue is right: "Today’s corporate tax structure is penalizing our workers. We have to reduce the tax burden before it cripples our workforce further." @POTUS' plan will make sure that American biz can compete with biz around the world to create good jobs and raise wages.
@NancyPelosi: We must protect the freedom of the internet from the latest @FCC's move to dismantle net neutrality– an attack on America’s entrepreneurship, innovation, and competition of the internet.
10 month ago
Kremlin statement says Presidents Trump and Putin used phone call today to discuss situation in Syria. Statement says Putin "stressed readiness to actively promote a long-term political settlement" in Syria, in accord with UN Security Council resolution.
60% of U.S. voters, including 33% of Republicans, believe Roy Moore should be expelled if elected to the Senate, via @QuinnipiacPoll.
12% of Democrats would consider voting for candidate accused by multiple people of sexual harassment, via @QuinnipiacPoll. 43% of Republicans world.
@USArmy Here's the full statement from @DeptofDefense on Niger operation
@PressSec: We had a surprise visitor in my office today and got to live a real life version of an episode of the “West Wing”.
10 month ago
[email protected]: President Donald J. Trump and @FLOTUS Melania Participate in the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey at the White House.
10 month ago
[email protected]: "Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned!"
10 month ago
[email protected]: "This Thursday as we give thanks for our cherished love ones, let us also renew our bonds of trust, loyalty and affection between our fellow citizens as members of a proud national family of Americans."
First Family poses with Drumstick (or Wishbone) - following first exercise of poultry clemency by President Trump.
"Wow!" exclaimed the pres. "Big bird," he said of the turkey. "How heavy is that bird?" he asked. He was told 36 pounds. Although that's the weight of Wishbone. Drumstick's records say he's 47 pounds. Perhaps he pardoned the wrong bird. A special counsel may be needed.
“Are you going to pardon any people?!” a reporter shouted twice. No response from @POTUS.
"Drumstick, you are hereby pardoned," announces President Trump, while petting the bird. The applause startles the turkey.
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[email protected]: "Thanks to the finest and bravest people in the entire world, our great men and women in uniform, the military, law enforcement, first responders."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "Drumstick and his friend Wishbone will live out their days at Gobblers Rest beautiful place."
10 month ago
[email protected]: "We have yet to receive any visitors quite like our magnificent guest of honor today, Drumstick."
President Trump: "I'm pleased to report that, unlike millions of other turkeys at this time of the year, Drumstick has a very, very bright future ahead of him."
Turkeys pardoned by @BarackObama not being overturned after consultation with @WhiteHouse counsel, jokes @POTUS.
Joined by @FLOTUS and son Barron, Pres Trump says he'll be nicer than Harry Truman, who didn't pardon the WH turkey.
Senator John McCain : This demonstrates yet again @POTUS mistakenly believes the US and Russia share interests - and it's further evidence we desperately need a strategy for Syria
[email protected]: The way we show that gratitude to those who have served is to make sure they get the care they need when the time comes.
Turkey pardon event draws extended members of the First Family - including grandkids. @IvankaTrump takes her kids for a close-up look.
Turkey pardon event in the Rose Garden looks like the hottest ticket in DC today.
@SenSanders: Republicans' tax bill would throw 13 million Americans off of health insurance.
Telephone call between @POTUS and Putin lasted about an hour and covered Syria, Ukraine, Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan, according to @WhiteHouse official.
Rex Tillerson is being accused by a dozen folks in his own @StateDept of enabling countries that use child soldiers.
Chair of the Young Republican Federation of Alabama, Jackie Curtiss, on why she can't vote for Roy Moore: "At some point, decency comes before politics."
10 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at N St NW: 1 injured
10 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 1 block of Hanover Pl NW: no casualities
The Trump administration is planning to redirect Justice Department resources to investigate and potentially sue colleges that use ‘intentional race-based discrimination’ in admissions.
One of the turkeys gets a look behind the lectern in the WH Briefing Room, much to the delight of @PressSec's son Huck, who wanted to try out the lectern too, until mom grabbed him. The turkey carried out in his cage for the pardon ceremony.
Rick Gates' attorney is asking a judge today to grant him temporary release from house arrest so he can go celebrate Thanksgiving with his wife and kids
Quite the new ad from Doug Jones—cites Ivanka, Sessions and Richard Shelby criticizing Roy Moore, ends with the line: “Conservative voices putting children and women over party. Doing what’s right.”
10 month ago
[email protected] on @Lavarbigballer Not Thanking @POTUS: 'A Sad Commentary on What's Happened to America'
Two House Democrats are pressing the House Appropriations Committee to allot $400 million for states to upgrade outdated voting equipment and secure their election systems.
Trump’s Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law after his decision to exclude Iraq, Myanmar and Afghanistan from a U.S. list of offenders in the use of child soldiers.
5 House Democrats write: “Sufficient facts exist in the public record to warrant the start of impeachment proceedings in Congress. Given the magnitude of the constitutional crisis engendered by Trump’s actions, we see no reason for delay.”
Trump’s lawyers are scrambling to keep him calm over Russia, VF reports, apparently “to prevent Trump from flying into a rage and firing Mueller if it appears Mueller is expanding the scope of his investigation into the president’s finances.”
Scathing resignation letter from the treasurer of the MAGA Coalition, a pro-Trump super PAC founded by PIzzagate truthers, and which formerly employed Seb Gorka
2 Trump Administration officials confirm that @POTUS and Russia’s Putin will speak this morning. Syria’s Assad met with Putin yesterday.
State Department revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers
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