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18 August 2018
White House plan would end visa lottery program, limit family sponsorship for green cards, citizenship spouses and minor children - officials
Congress members urge Trump to ease off legal-cannabis states
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci tells @TerryMoran that President Trump's 'America First' stance is misunderstood, but "actually better for the world."
AP source: Trump immigration proposal could provide path to citizenship for 1.8 million in U.S. illegally.
Rep. Patrick Meehan is the latest lawmaker facing an ethics investigation after he purportedly used taxpayer dollars to finance sexual harassment settlement.
Adam Schiff to @mitchellreports earlier this afternoon on MSNBC: Devin Nunes "is attempting to tar the entire intelligence community, FBI, Bob Mueller investigation in order to, once again, protect the president. And it's a terrible disservice as well as a terrible distraction."
Trump will support a path to citizenship for DACA recipients and Dreamers who were eligible for DACA but didn't apply, which is about 1.8 million Dreamers, per conference call between Stephen Miller and House Republican staff that @NBCNews was on.
First lady Melania Trump skips Davos, and instead visits the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington
Sen Dianne Feinstein:Our bipartisan Senate bill to protect athletes was passed unanimously. It's supported by 270 organizations and athletes, including a number who survived Larry Nassar's abuse. It had a hearing. We negotiated language. It was fine-tuned for months. The House needs to pass it NOW!
Sen Dianne Feinstein: The time to pass our bill to protect athletes is now. Time and again, I've seen how the failure of Congress to act when an issue is at the forefront of the national conversation means that Congress never acts at all. We will not allow that to happen here.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth opens up about the struggle facing professional women who want to raise children: "So many of us professional women give up our fertility"
In statement on NASA Remembrance Day, White House says, "We will not forget the contributions of our great American heroes as we build on their legacy to reach vast and exciting frontiers."
Kostin to @LizClaman: I never saw anybody from the Trump family, I never gave money to anybody from the Trump family or assistants.6 month ago
Kostin to @LizClaman: "I never saw anybody from the Trump family, I never gave money to anybody from the Trump family or assistants."
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin to @LizClaman: I'm not meeting any U.S. officials, only U.S. bankers6 month ago
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin to @LizClaman: I'm not meeting any U.S. officials, only U.S. bankers
Chuck Schumer slammed Republicans for what he described as "delusional" and "paranoid" attempts to discredit the FBI — singling out Ron Johnson for a particularly harsh rebuke.
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin, the man known as Putin's Banker claims the U.S. is waging an economic war against Russia.6 month ago
VTB Bank Chairman and President Andrey Kostin, the man known as "Putin's Banker" claims the U.S. is waging an economic war against Russia.
Sen. Claire McCaskill, top-ranking Democrat on Homeland Security Committee, writes to committee chair Ron Johnson asking for information surrounding "serious and damaging allegations" against FBI.
Moussa Faki Mahmat, the chairman of the African Union Commission, says the continent's leaders cannot stay silent after Trump's alleged "shithole" remarks. "The continent is deeply shocked by the message of hatred and the desire to marginalize Africa."
6 month ago
A Government source suggests a visit to the UK by U.S. President Donald Trump would be a "working" trip rather than a state visit
VP Pence's PAC just formed a joint fundraising account with Ted Cruz, John Cornyn, and the NRSC
Sen. Jeff Flake to @marykbruce on President Trump's DACA comments : "I liked what I heard. I hope it sticks."
Kansas secretary of state and erstwhile White House voter fraud enforcer Kris Kobach accidentally doxed thousands of state employees, including himself
President Trump tells CNBC the dollar will get 'stronger and stronger' and Mnuchin was misinterpreted.
No response from @POTUS to several questions from pool reporters as they are ushered out of the dining room.
Vas Narasimhan, CEO of @Novartis, tells @POTUS his pharmaceutical company is pleased "with what's happening" at @US FDA.
"We're becoming energy self-sufficient very rapidly," @POTUS tells @Statoil CEO.
"I only take Bayer" aspirin, @POTUS, at dinner introductions, tells @Bayer CEO Werner Baumann.
Pres Trump making remarks at start of dinner in Davos with international business leaders. Says there's "a lot of respect for our country," also "a lot of money." Says business leaders happy with his policies of tax cuts and de-regulation.
Here's who @POTUS is dining with right in Davos.
DNC hires Bob Lord, most recently Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo, as its Chief Security Officer to "build up cybersecurity defenses."
At WEF18 in Davos, @POTUS says "it's an honor to be here representing the United States."
WH redout about US-Israel meeting in Davos. The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is relegated to the last line, led in with an "also."
Readout just issued by @WhiteHouse of @[email protected] may meeting.
POTUS: "If we did a substantially better deal, I would be open to TPP."
"I think I have four years and maybe another four years," to work out revised trade pacts, adds @POTUS in Switzerland.
"I would do TPP if we made a much better deal than we had. We had a horrible deal," @POTUS tells @CNBC. "NAFTA's a horrible dealI may terminate NAFTA, I may not."
6 month ago
[email protected]: Very productive bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin @Netanyahu of Israel - in Davos, Switzerland! WEF18
Missing text messages between two FBI employees have been located, according to a DOJ official - Fox News
6 month ago
[email protected]: Great bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom, affirming the special relationship and our commitment to work together on key national security challenges and economic opportunities. WEF18
The British government says US President Donald Trump will visit the UK this year
6 month ago
[email protected]: "When [the Palestinians] disrespected us a week ago by not allowing our great @VP to see them, and we give them hundreds of millions of dollars in aid and support that money's not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace."
Second US administration official rejects Turkish contention that the White House readout was written before the call happened and that issues in statement were not raised by Trump: "All the points in the readout were raised in the call."
In dispute over Trump-Erdogan call on Turkey's military offensive in Syria, Trump administration official this AM rejects Turkish claims that White House readout is inaccurate: "The White House's readout is accurate and speaks for itself."
Schumer is talking about the "secret society" comments from RonJohn. "It looked crazy. It looked delusional"
Ambassador Nikki Haley: "Maduro continues to disregard the welfare of the Venezuelan people and rob them of their democracyThe United States will not stand idle as the people of Venezuela continue to be victimized by the Maduro government."
Senator John McCain : America needs the leadership, wisdom, and experience that only statesmen of this stature can provide. The committee is grateful for their service and continued voices of reason during these troubling times.
President Trump, critical of Palestinians' role in peace talks: "We'll see what happens with the peace process, but respect has to be shown to the U.S., or we're just not going any further."
[email protected] again hailed Trump decision to move US Embassy to Jerusalem. Disputes those who say it's setback to peace process. He said it moves the process forward. Also hailed @POTUS for hard line on Iran nuke deal and promised Israeli support if US walks away from it.
Pres Trump said he's holding up hundreds of millions in aid to the Palestinians because they disrespected the US by not meeting @VP Pence. Says the money is on the table, but not going to them "unless they sit down and negotiate peace."
Benjamin Netanyahu says President Trump has given Israel "rock solid support" in the UN, a "house of slander against Israelby word and deed, you have told them enough is enough."
Pres Trump said the US has a proposal for Israeli-Palestinian peace. But slammed Palestinian leaders for not meeting with @VP this week. As for resumption of peace talks, "I don't know that it will ever take place," said @POTUS.
Israeli PM Netanyahu praises President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, move embassy: "People say it pushes peace backward. I say it pushes peace forwardYou've made history."
At his first meeting with @netanyahu since announcing US Embassy move to Jerusalem, Pres Trump says the US-Israeli relationship has "never been stronger." @netanyahu said Trump decision "forever etched in the hearts" of the Israeli people.
Trump says Palestinians disrespected U.S. by not meeting Pence and it could cost them U.S. aid
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Israel has always supported the United States."
6 month ago
[email protected] to @POTUS: "You stood up for Israel in the @UN."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Israel does want to make peace."
President Trump says at Davos that the move of U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is ahead of schedule and hopes to have facility open next year
Trump's legal team argues its providing "the most transparent response in history by a President to [Special Counsel] inquiries."
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo resigned today from a panel that advises Ajit Pai's FCC on broadband deployment, alleging that the committee is dealing internet service providers "a very favorable hand" of policy recommendations, Axios reports.
When asked about UK state visit, @theresa may said it's being discussed and @POTUS agreed
A "false rumor" they don't "like each other a lot," @POTUS said alongside @theresa may at WEF18 in Davos
PM May reaffirmed the "really special relationship" between the US and UK - despite indications otherwise, such as Pres Trump cancelling planned visit to UK for dedication of new US Embassy in London. Said project was too expensive.
And when it comes to military matters, Pres Trump said he and PM May are "very much joined at the hip." During photo op, Pres told May there's nothing that could happen that won't find the US at UK's side.
President Trump says he and Theresa May "are on the same wavelength in every respect." That may not help May back home.
Pres Trump declares himself and British PM @theresa may "on the same wavelength in every respect," at meeting in Davos. "We like each other a lot," he says of PM May, disputing what he called "a false rumor" to the contrary.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We are very much joined at the hip when it comes to the military."
President Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May shake hands at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "I think the feeling is mutual from the standpoint of liking each other a lot."
China hopes DPRK and the United States would meet each other half way and make progress in the Korean Peninsula issue
6 month ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis cozying up to Vietnamese officials, hoping to strengthen an Asian partnership in the face of China's more aggressive military stance
U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says 'dollar is not a concern of mine,' in long term fundamentally believe in strength of dollar
President Trump has landed in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. It is the first visit to the Forum by a U.S. president since 20006 month ago
President Trump has landed in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. It is the first visit to the Forum by a U.S. president since 2000
6 month ago
[email protected]: Will soon be heading to Davos, Switzerland, to tell the world how great America is and is doing. Our economy is booming and with all I am doing, will only get betterOur country is finally WINNING again!
President Trump says he doesn't recall asking acting FBI director about voting record.
6 month ago
[email protected]: It was my great honor to welcome Mayor's from across America to the WH. My Administration will always support local government - and listen to the leaders who know their communities best. Together, we will usher in a bold new era of Peace and Prosperity!
Trump says he would talk to special counsel Mueller under oath
6 month ago
State Dept. says 4 Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack; among the dead: Glenn Selig, spokesman for longtime Manafort associate Rick Gates
6 month ago
Impasse over governorship of Balkh Province "benefits only militants and Afghanistan's adversaries," says @PressSec in statement.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "I"m going to Davos right to get people to invest in the United States."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We've gained in market value in the stock market $8 trillion since Election Day."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We are restoring pride in the American worker and faith in the American Dream. People are dreaming again."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We are supporting our local police and fire departments."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "You saw what we did with the pipelines. 48,000 jobs."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We're also working to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We've cut more regulations than any administration in history by far."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "People, they come to me all the time and they say, 'Thank you so much.'"
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Hispanic American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We have created nearly 2.4 million jobs since the election."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "I'm thrilled to welcome dozens of mayors from across the country to the @WhiteHouse. I've worked with so many of you, some in the private sector. Who knew I was going to be here? But it happened."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "Sanctuary cities are the best friend of gangs and cartels like MS-13."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "@TheJusticeDept today has announced a critical legal step to hold accountable sanctuary cities that violate federal law and free criminal aliens back into our communities. We can't have that."
Mayors boycotting @WhiteHouse event today are putting the interests of criminal illegal aliens over law-abiding citizens, declares @POTUS.
Trump on @TheJusticeDept crackdown on sanctuary cities "are the best friends of gangs and cartels, like MS-13, you know that."
In remarks to mayors in the @WhiteHouse East Room: @POTUS says "I know so much about being a mayor."
Schiff says that House Intelligence Democrats have drafted their own memo "exposing the misleading character of the Republicans' document so that members of the House are not left with an erroneous impression of the dedicated professionals at the FBI and DOJ."
Brownback - a former Senator - was nominated to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom,
6 month ago
Vice President Pence votes to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kansas Gov Sam Brownback, breaking a 49-49 tie
Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have crafted their own classified memo, to counter the Nunes memo that hasn't been released.
6 month ago
[email protected]: Earlier today, I spoke with @GovMattBevin of Kentucky regarding yesterday's shooting at Marshall County High School. My thoughts and prayers are with Bailey Holt, Preston Cope, their families, and all of the wounded victims who are in recovery. We are with you!
Statement from @PressSec on Immigration Reform.
Asked what WH doing about gun violence, @PressSec cited @ATFHQ review of firearms provisions and policies. She also said Pres directed @TheJusticeDept to make crackdown on crime wave "a major priority." She said crime wave began long before he took office.
Video: @PeterAlexander asks Sarah Huckabee Sanders what the White House is doing to prevent school shootings "Will the president come before the nation and tell Americans how he feels about this issue?"
6 month ago
WH says Pres Trump spoke today with @GovMattBevin of KY to offer "deepest sympathy and condolences" to the victims of school shooting episode yesterday in Benton.
6 month ago
In extended exchange with @PeterAlexander about school shootings @PressSec says he's "accusing the president of being complicit" in such incidents through the way he's phrasing the questions.
White House says recent school shooting 'part of a crime wave'
Senate votes 55-43 to confirm nomination of Alex Azar to be HHS Secretary, succeeding Tom Price who stepped down in September for misuse of Government travel.
6 month ago
"He and his campaign had nothing to do with" Russia collusion, replies @PressSec to question
6 month ago
On opposition to mayors establishing sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants, Sanders says WH can't allow people to pick and choose what laws they obey.
6 month ago
ImmigrationReform proposal Monday from @WhiteHouse will also include some physical details about the wall with Mexico, says @PressSec.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We certainly believe in a free press but we also believe in a fair and accurate press."
6 month ago
"We certainly believe in a free press, but we also believe in a fair and accurate press," says @PressSec in response to a question on "fake news."
Asked about reports President Trump asked FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe how he voted, Press Sec. Sanders tells @CeciliaVega, "I wasn't in the room," adding, "the president and Andrew McCabe have had limited and pretty non-substantive conversations."
6 month ago
Date still being finalized for first state visit of Trump administration, but @PressSec confirms it will be to host @EmmanuelMacron of France.
"It's not the leading story that most Americans care about," replies @PressSec to question about whether @POTUS questioned @FBI acting director about how he voted in Election2016.
6 month ago
"The president wants to lead on this issue," says @PressSec on ImmigrationReform.
In addition to DACA, Sanders says the WH immigration framework to be released Monday also includes border security, an end to chain migration and visa lotteries.
Sanders says she doesn't know if Pres Trump ever asked Deputy FBI Dir McCabe if he voted for him. "I don't know," said Sanders. "I know he didn't ask me." She says pres "certainly has 100% confidence" in FBI Dir Chris Wray.
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We cannot allow people to pick and choose what laws they want to follow. If we have a country with no laws, then nothing matters."
Sanders: "We want to see a legislative package that addresses the four things we've laid out."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We don't support sanctuary cities. We support enforcing the law and following the law If mayors have a problem with that they should talk to Congress."
Sanders: "The federal government cannot allow people to act independently and completely ignore the law."
Sanders: "We've taken into account all of the conversations we've had" to compile the proposed Immigration Reform package.
6 month ago
Sanders: "I don't know" if Trump asked McCabe who he voted for. "He certainly didn't ask me."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "We're making sure that we're focused on the FBI and DOJ is serving all Americans fairly and efficiently."
6 month ago
"A few bad actors" are employed at the @FBI, says @PressSec.
"We believe in free-floating currencywe have a very stable dollar," replies @PressSec on administration policy.
Asked about the details on Dreamers - path to citizenship or not - Sanders did not give specifics
"I'm not going to go any furtherthan laying out the principles we already have" @PressSec on the ImmigrationReform plan.
SH Sanders says White House will release a legislative framework on immigration/DACA/Dreamers on Monday
6 month ago
[email protected]: "This week is National School Choice week I challenge students to dream big and work hard for the futures they deserve."
6 month ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS is very much looking forward to delivering the message to the world that America is open for business."
[email protected] said Trump called Kentucky Gov. today.
A DoD report obtained by NBC News found 165 defense contractors had initial security clearances revoked last year after further investigation. Elijah Cummings says the report should raise questions about the clearances of Trump aides like Jared Kushner.
USAID suspends cooperation with Tillerson's redesign of the State Dept
"We are sanctioning additional oil, shipping and trading companies that continue to provide a lifeline to North Korea to fuel this government's nuclear ambitions and destabilizing activities," per @USTreasury's Mnuchin
US hits DPRK North Korea with more sanctions - targeting 9 entities, 16 individuals and 6 vessels for ongoing development of WMD and violations of @UN sanctions, per @USTreasury
"We have to work together harder than ever to ensure that nations uphold the rule of law, respect the sovereignty of their neighbors and support the post-WWII, post-Cold War order" per National Security Adviser Gen HR McMaster
Rakhine Advisory Committee member @GovRichardson quits and issues stinging statement saying he's "extremely upset" with Aung San Suu Kyi.
@statedeptspox: The US strongly rejects the call by Venezuela's illegitimate Constituent Assembly for snap presidential elections before April 30. This vote would be neither free nor fair.
Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington D.C. bureaucrats and politicians in 2017
WH says Pres Trump accepted credentials today from new Ambassadors to the US from: Ethiopia, Kiribati, Ecuador, The Gambia, Argentina, Lebanon, Guinea
Sen. Perdue says he spoke to the president today on immigration. He said: "don't lose the next four days between here and Davos"
The Maine Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint accusing the state's Republican Party of working hand-in-hand to spread bogus claims through a secretive website masquerading as a news organization.
6 month ago
[email protected] praises @POTUS: 'And my career is over'
New U.S. sanctions relating to North Korea cover nine entities, 16 individuals, six ships over Pyongyang's weapons programs
Two missiles fired from a U.S. drone strikes a home near Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, killing two militants from the Haqqani network, officials in Islamabad say
U.S. CFTC charges two individuals and My Big Coin Pay with fraud and misappropriation in ongoing virtual currency scam
6 month ago
[email protected]: Tremendous investment by companies from all over the world being made in America. There has never been anything like it. Disney, J.P. Morgan Chase and many others. Massive Regulation Reduction and Tax Cuts are making us a powerhouse again. Long way to go! Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
CIA Director Pompeo has been interviewed as part of U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's Russia probe: report
6 month ago
South Korea asks U.S. for talks soon on washer, solar tariffs: trade ministry
Biden talking about his negotiations with Kyiv: "I said: I'll be in 6 hours, if your prosecutor general does not dismissed, you will not have out a penny"
6 month ago
[email protected]: Cryin' Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA. We must have safety and security, together with a strong Military, for our great people!
6 month ago
[email protected]: Where are the 50,000 important text messages between FBI lovers Lisa Page and Peter Strzok? Blaming Samsung!
Mueller interviewed James Comey, asked about interactions with Trump: report
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