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20 October 2017
2 month ago
US Senate has passed new Russia sanctions by an overwhelming vote of 98-2, sending the bill to president's desk.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Today, we gathered in the East Room to pay tribute to the HEROES whose courageous actions under fire saved so many lives in Alexandria, VA.
2 month ago
House Republicans had pushed border adjustment tax as a way to help fund tax reform; support for it at White House and elsewhere was unclear.
2 month ago
Rep. Scalise: "I cannot think of a group of individuals more deserving of this award than David, Crystal, Nicole, Kevin, and Alexander."
2 month ago
President Trump presents Medal of Valor to Alexandria Police Officer Kevin Jobe, who neutralized Alexandria gunman.
2 month ago
President Trump presents Medal of Valor to Alexandria Police officer Alexander Jensen, a first responder in the Alexandria shooting.
President Trump presents the Medal of Valor to Alexandria Police officer Nicole Battaglia, a first responder in the Alexandria shooting.2 month ago
President Trump presents the Medal of Valor to Alexandria Police officer Nicole Battaglia, a first responder in the Alexandria shooting.
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"Very brave people," says the President of the five medal recipients.
2 month ago
President Trump presents Medal of Valor to U.S. Capitol Police Special Agent David Bailey, who was a first responder in Alexandria shooting
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Q: (Instead of going to conference) couldn't the House just pass the Senate bill? Cornyn: "The moon could be made out of green cheese too."
Pres Trump bestows Public Safety Medal of Valor to Crystal Griner and David Bailey of US Capitol Police, two of 5 recipients.2 month ago
Pres Trump bestows Public Safety Medal of Valor to Crystal Griner and David Bailey of US Capitol Police, two of 5 recipients.
Statement from Fusion GPS, which produced the Steele dossier, re: accusations it was hired by Russians2 month ago
Statement from Fusion GPS, which produced the Steele dossier, re: accusations it was hired by Russians
2 month ago
"CVE related programs..just one facet of the broader counterterrorism approach" @DHSgov's George Selim tells House Oversight subcommittee
Trump says the five law enforcement officers saved the lives of every innocent person on that baseball field June 14.2 month ago
Trump says the five law enforcement officers saved the lives of every innocent person on that baseball field June 14.
2 month ago
"It's kind of hurtful" Attorney General @jeffsessions tells @FoxNews of the criticism of him by @POTUS.
2 month ago
Vice President Mike Pence: "These five officers exemplify the best of law enforcement in this country"
2 month ago
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says President Trump's ban on transgender service members "is going to make our military weaker"
2 month ago
"You have the gratitude of the entire nation," @POTUS tells first responders and doctors who saved Alexandria Shooting victims.
2 month ago
"They are American heroes and we salute them," says Pres Trump, leading in ovation for the law enforcement officers.
Pres Trump cites 2 month ago
Pres Trump cites "real heroes" being honored today: 3 Alexandria VA police and 2 Capitol Police. "They raced through the bullets."
2 month ago
Sen John Kennedy R-LA: "When the process is over with, the skinny bill will be what's left standing. And it may be fat."
Standing ovation in East Room as @VP intros five police officers being honored for response at Congressional shooting incident June 14.2 month ago
Standing ovation in East Room as @VP intros five police officers being honored for response at Congressional shooting incident June 14.
@VP: We gather to honor five truly remarkable heroes - who rushed into harm's way and prevented an even greater tragedy.2 month ago
@VP: We gather to honor five truly remarkable heroes - who rushed into harm's way and prevented an even greater tragedy.
@VP: Today, @POTUS Trump will pay a debt of gratitude to the brave men and women who inspired the nation on that day.2 month ago
@VP: Today, @POTUS Trump will pay a debt of gratitude to the brave men and women who inspired the nation on that day.
2 month ago
Sessions to Fox News on Trump criticism: 'It's kind of hurtful.'
2 month ago
Portman told @BresPolitico he's a "yes" on getting to conference but does not want skinny bill to become law.
2 month ago
DOJ confirms that Scaramucci spoke with Sessions this morning, but no word on what they discussed
2 month ago
Cornyn is still selling Medicaid reform on the Senate floor.
Audience gathering in East Room for presentation of Public Safety Medals of Valor to 5 first responders at June 14 Congressional shooting.2 month ago
Audience gathering in East Room for presentation of Public Safety Medals of Valor to 5 first responders at June 14 Congressional shooting.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Join me live as we recognize the first responders to the June 14th shooting involving @SteveScalise. TeamScalise
2 month ago
Does Trump think Priebus is a leaker? Huckabee Sanders: "I'm not going to comment on Anthony's suggestion"
2 month ago
“Today there was further testimony that discredited the phony dossier” on @realdDonaldTrump and Russia, concludes @SHSanders45.
2 month ago
“I heard nothing but a lot of cheering” at 2017Jambo when @POTUS spoke, says @SHSanders45 amid apology to families from @boyscouts.
2 month ago
Sen Lindsey Graham R-SC says he will only vote for the 'skinny' health bill if it goes to a House-Senate conference
2 month ago
“We certainly support progress moving forward,” says @SHSanders45 of Senate @GOP “skinny repeal” of Obamacare.
Sanders says WH still has to work with DOD 2 month ago
Sanders says WH still has to work with DOD "to fully implement" the president's transgender policy "and do so in a lawful manner."
@SHSanders45: Tweet by @realDonaldTrump on TransgenderBan was the “announcement of the policy change.”2 month ago
@SHSanders45: Tweet by @realDonaldTrump on TransgenderBan was the “announcement of the policy change.”
2 month ago
“This is a White House that has a lot of different perspectives.” — Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Sen Richard Shelby R-AL on chances of Senate approving 2 month ago
Sen Richard Shelby R-AL on chances of Senate approving "skinny" GOP health bill: "Don't count out McConnell"
2 month ago
“The president likes that type of competition,” says @SHSanders45 of tension between @Scaramucci and @Reince45.
2 month ago
“No, I cannot confirm whether Sean Spicer will be on Dancing With the Stars upon leaving the White House.” — Sarah Huckabee Sanders
2 month ago
“We all serve at the pleasure of the president,” says @SHSanders when asked about @Reince45.
2 month ago
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions tells AP he'll continue to serve as long as President Donald Trump wants him to
2 month ago
Tom Homan @ICEgov: “We've got to tell people it’s not OK to violate laws of this country.”
2 month ago
“Local law enforcement is teaming up with us,” says Homan of @ICEgov. “We should all be on the same page here.” (NYC an exception).
2 month ago
@SenSanders: In America, if you are rich or if you are poor, yes, you are entitled to health care as a human right and not a privilege.
@ICEgov's Thomas Homan: Sanctuary cities are criminals' best friend.2 month ago
@ICEgov's Thomas Homan: Sanctuary cities are criminals' best friend.
2 month ago
RM @MaxineWaters Grills @stevenmnuchin1 about Trump Admin’s Financial Ties to Russia, Mnuchin Filibusters
2 month ago
Homan stressses need for assistance from "sanctuary cities" against MS-13.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Big progress being made in ridding our country of MS-13 gang members and gang members in general. MAKE AMERICA SAFE AGAIN!
Acting Dir Tom Homan says ICE needs the assistance of immigrant communities and local law enforcement to track and arrest MS-13 gang mbrs.2 month ago
Acting Dir Tom Homan says ICE needs the assistance of immigrant communities and local law enforcement to track and arrest MS-13 gang mbrs.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: The American people don’t think that guaranteed health care is a joke. I look forward to the @SenateGOP learning that lesson.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: The @SenateGOP thinks guaranteed health care is all a big joke. They’re using it as a cynical ploy to play political football.
At WH, officials from @TheJusticeDept and @ICEgov report 2 month ago
At WH, officials from @TheJusticeDept and @ICEgov report "significant blows" against MS-13 gang in US and in Central America.
Acting @ICEgov Director Tom Homma says he'll join @POTUS tomorrow in Suffolk Co., NY to discuss crackdown on gangs.2 month ago
Acting @ICEgov Director Tom Homma says he'll join @POTUS tomorrow in Suffolk Co., NY to discuss crackdown on gangs.
2 month ago
Principal Deputy AG: Trump is traveling to Long Island to address our fight to eradicate the violent threat of MS-13
2 month ago
“We are holding sanctuary cities accountable for their conduct,” says Hur during @WhiteHouse briefing.
2 month ago
Hundreds of members of MS-13 arrested in the last hours arrested in El Salvador, says Hur.
Senate Intel Committee has approved the Intelligence Authorization Act for 2018, allocating more resources to the IC.2 month ago
Senate Intel Committee has approved the Intelligence Authorization Act for 2018, allocating more resources to the IC.
2 month ago
Sen. Capito just schooled me on the labrynthian tunnels in the Capitol. Just disappeared into thin air
2 month ago
Corker says McConnell will give members assurances that this healthcare bill is just to get ton conference
2 month ago
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke contacted her in the wake of the health care votes
2 month ago
Bob Corker says pretty directly R senators aren't worried about substance of "skinny" repeal bill, they want assurances it's just a vehicle
2 month ago
"If he's gonna be that divisive, I'm not sure he's gonna be very useful to the President," Gingrich on Scaramucci
Joint Statement on Tax Reform2 month ago
Joint Statement on Tax Reform
2 month ago
Murkowski undecided, says she's still not sure what's in skinny bill
2 month ago
Sen. John McCain on President Trump's transgender military ban: "I think they realize they made a mistake"
2 month ago
"Time is running out," @ArmyChiefStaff Gen Mark Milley warns of DPRK nuclear threat "It gets more dangerous as the weeks go by"
2 month ago
DPRK "has advanced significantly and quicker than many had expected" with ICBM capability that could poss. strike US, per Gen Milley
North Korea 2 month ago
North Korea "the single most dangerous threat facing the international community" per @ArmyChiefStaff "Near-term very significant"
2 month ago
"Iran's desire for a nuclear weapon has sort of been put on pause, we hope for good" per @ArmyChiefStaff "Watching it very closely"
2 month ago
"That's a delicate balance" says Gen Milley of Russia
2 month ago
Russia a state with which the US "needs to carefully and cautiously and with decapture forethought work towards common objectives" per Gen Milley
2 month ago
GOP Rep. Mike Coffman: I think it's very disappointing to get a major policy directive through a tweet
2 month ago
"There also areas of common interest" per @ArmyChiefStaff gen Mark Milley, adding Russia "is a great power"
2 month ago
"Russia does undermine the United States' interests" per Milley, but "Russian aggression can be deterred thru the proper use of tools"
2 month ago
"I would argue that the Russian leadership is a purely rational actor. They operate off traditional cost-benefit" per Gen Milley
2 month ago
Graham will vote no on skinny if parliamentarian rules his block grant bill is outside scope of conference with House
2 month ago
McConnell emails GOP with deets of skinny repeal. It's what's been reported except employer mandate is repealed for minimum 6 years
2 month ago
"Only Russia has the actual capability to destroy the United States" per @ArmyChiefStaff, with improved conventional capabilities
2 month ago
"Russian military capability is significant" per Gen Milley "Only nation on earth that represents an existential threat" to US
2 month ago
Senate Dems citing old Tea Party calls to "read the bill," noting there is no text of GOP 'skinny' health bill yet
2 month ago
Which nation-states provide security challenges to US? @ArmyChiefStaff lists "Russia, China North Korea Iran"
2 month ago
McCain is "certainly not" a yes yet on skinny repeal and wants to check in with his governor
2 month ago
"We'll act when we receive directives through the proper chain of command channels" adds Gen Mark Milley
2 month ago
"To my knowledge the Dept of Defense, Secretary Mattis, hasn't received any written directives yet" @ArmyChiefStaff on transgender soldiers
Democrats say Senate Parliamentarian has ruled against GOP efforts to change Essential Health Benefits, etc §13322 month ago
Democrats say Senate Parliamentarian has ruled against GOP efforts to change Essential Health Benefits, etc §1332
Senate Parliamentarian rules that state innovation waivers in GOP bill violate Byrd Rule, per Bernie Sanders staff2 month ago
Senate Parliamentarian rules that state innovation waivers in GOP bill violate Byrd Rule, per Bernie Sanders staff
2 month ago
WH announces First Lady Melania Trump to lead US delegation in support of 90 American athletes competing in @InvictusToronto Sep 24-30.
Ranking Member @MaxineWaters Demands Answers from Treasury Secretary Mnuchin.2 month ago
Ranking Member @MaxineWaters Demands Answers from Treasury Secretary Mnuchin.
2 month ago
Speaker Ryan says he is reserving judgment on Senate health care effort, waiting to see what GOP can produce
.@KellyannePolls 3 goals of TaxReform: 1. Fair  and  simple 2. True middle class tax relief 3. Makes employers more competitive to create jobs2 month ago
[email protected] 3 goals of TaxReform: 1. Fair and simple 2. True middle class tax relief 3. Makes employers more competitive to create jobs
Waters shows photo of Trump mocking disabled reporter as she marks anniversary of landmark disabilities act2 month ago
Waters shows photo of Trump mocking disabled reporter as she marks anniversary of landmark disabilities act
2 month ago
Alexander: "It's being called the skinny bill, because there's not much in it. It is not a solution." But says it will get to conference
2 month ago
McConnell to feuding McCain and Schumer: "This is becoming overly complicated"
2 month ago
McCain says defense bill is more important than healthcare bill
2 month ago
Schumer says Dems will go right to defense bill if Rs scrap reconciliation for repealing Obamacare.
2 month ago
Schumer says if the bill fails today, Sens. Alexander and Murray have agreed to take up the healthcare bill in committee
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: The only way to revitalize our economy is by lowering costs for families and creating good-paying jobs. ABetterDeal
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: The 'Security Minibus' will create destructive uncertainty for our military and doesn't honor our responsibility to protect & defend Americans
2 month ago
Lindsey Graham on Fox to Trump: "Quit humiliating Jeff."
2 month ago
Senator Lindsey Graham is working on bipartisan legislation to protect Mueller from potential firing.
@RandPaul: Proud of the bipartisan work Sen @KamalaHarris and I are doing. We joined @JakeTapper recently to discuss some much needed justice reforms.2 month ago
@RandPaul: Proud of the bipartisan work Sen @KamalaHarris and I are doing. We joined @JakeTapper recently to discuss some much needed justice reforms.
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: At 10:45 am ET, I will be speaking live from the Capitol.
2 month ago
@realDonaldTrump: ...about then candidate Trump." Catherine Herridge @FoxNews. So why doesn't Fake News report this? Witch Hunt! Purposely phony reporting.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "One of the things that has been lost in the politics of this situation is that the Russians collected and spread negative information..
2 month ago
Trump likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia
2 month ago
Scaramucci on @NewDay claiming @realDonaldTrump may veto the Russia sanctions bill because he wants a tougher bill
2 month ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions flies to El Salvador to talk about gang violence.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Wow, the Failing @nytimes said about @foxandfriends ".the most powerful T.V. show in America."
2 month ago
[email protected] on @POTUS: “Maybe he’s doing things in a way that’s unorthodox, but they’re certainly unbelievably successful.” Hannity
2 month ago
[email protected]: Thank you Foxconn, for investing $10 BILLION DOLLARS with the potential for up to 13K new jobs in Wisconsin! MadeInTheUSA
2 month ago
[email protected]: "There is nobody like the American worker."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "If I didn't get elected, he definitely would not be spending $10 billion."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Foxconn will invest in Southeast WisconsinThe company's initial investment of more than $10B will create 3K jobs at a minimum."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Today I'm pleased to announce that Foxconn will build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility" in Wisconsin.
2 month ago
[email protected]: Congratulations to Boys and Girls Nation. It was my great honor to welcome you to the WH today! Full Remarks:
2 month ago
Paul says if House and Senate go into conference and come out with something like AHCA/BCRA, he doesn't think Senate could pass it.
2 month ago
Rand Paul says he'll vote for skinny repeal no matter what. He wants the House to take it up and pass it as-is after Senate.
2 month ago
@SpeakerRyan: Heading off to the @WhiteHouse for a big jobs announcement.
@SenSanders: Mr. Trump, you are on the wrong side of history. Discrimination has no place in our military or society. We must stand with trans people.2 month ago
@SenSanders: Mr. Trump, you are on the wrong side of history. Discrimination has no place in our military or society. We must stand with trans people.
2 month ago
Senate votes 55-45 against GOP plan which repealed chunks of the Obama health law (like bill vetoed by Obama)
GOP Senate health care challenge, in one chart2 month ago
GOP Senate health care challenge, in one chart
2 month ago
Seven nos so far on straight repeal: Alexander Capito Collins Heller McCain Murkowski Portman
2 month ago
For 2nd time in less than a day @GOP can't come up with enough votes to repeal Obamacare.
Here's the letter from the 9-year-old boy that @SHSanders45 read from the @WhiteHouse podium this afternoon.2 month ago
Here's the letter from the 9-year-old boy that @SHSanders45 read from the @WhiteHouse podium this afternoon.
2 month ago
Cassidy yes on straight Obamacare repeal.
2 month ago
McCain no on straight Obamacare repeal.
2 month ago
Tillerson just now: "I'm not going anywhere." Will stay "as long as the president lets me." Relationship with POTUS "good."
2 month ago
Cornyn on if Medicaid will be in skinny: "No, I think people understand we'll address the Medicaid issue when we conference with the House."
@SenJeffMerkley files more than 100 amendments in Senate's health care debate.2 month ago
@SenJeffMerkley files more than 100 amendments in Senate's health care debate.
Pres advice to Boys  and  Girls Nation: 2 month ago
Pres advice to Boys and Girls Nation: "Go out there." "Go get 'em." "Never quit. Never give up." "Have a great life and love your country."
2 month ago
"She's very rude," says @POTUS in response to reporter's shouted question.
2 month ago
@SenSanders: Reconciliation's function is to adjust spending and revenue, not enact major social policy changes. Republicans are abusing this process.
2 month ago
"Together we will make greater than every beforewe're on our way," says @POTUS. "Best job numbers in 17 years."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "Your country wants you to succeed so much."
2 month ago
"There's no country that can give you the kind of opportunity that we give you in the United States." - Trump
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We're doing a good job."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We win because of the spirit of our people."
2 month ago
Trump tells students at the White House: I want to congratulate you "on all you've achieved at a very young age"
2 month ago
[email protected]: "The American Legion has held this meeting for 7 decades. Just think of the history that has occurred during that time."
2 month ago
GOP Rep. Mo Brooks: Mitch McConnell has "got to go"
Pres Trump welcomes Boys and Girls Nation participants to the Rose Garden. 2 month ago
Pres Trump welcomes Boys and Girls Nation participants to the Rose Garden. "We love our country - that's something we all have in common."
2 month ago
[email protected]: "We love our country, right? You are all united by your devotion - total devotion - to our great American flag."
2 month ago
In Rose Garden @POTUS now speaking to @AmericanLegion youth.
2 month ago
The WH briefing today ran 22 mins of which 16 mins were for Q and A.
2 month ago
Heller: "I’ve always said I’m for health care reform, I’m not for entitlement reform." Still worried about Medicaid
2 month ago
[email protected] reads letter 9-year-old Dylan wrote to @POTUS: "You're my favorite president. I like you so much."
2 month ago
Press secretary @SHSanders45 threatens to cut briefing short over repeated questions on transgender military ban
2 month ago
Bill Cassidy says he will vote for “anything that continues the process” on health care.
.@SHSanders45 says President Trump made decision on transgender ban yesterday, informed Defense Sec., national security team.2 month ago
[email protected] says President Trump made decision on transgender ban yesterday, informed Defense Sec., national security team.
2 month ago
Huckabee Sanders says the Obama-era policy allowing transgender troops "erodes military readiness and unit cohesion"
2 month ago
Sanders: Pres made transgender decision after "extensive discussions" with national security team; felt it best to end "this Obama policy."
@SHSanders45: “I hate to cut is short…but the president’s got an event.”2 month ago
@SHSanders45: “I hate to cut is short…but the president’s got an event.”
“Morale is high” among Cabinet secretaries, asserts @SHSanders45.2 month ago
“Morale is high” among Cabinet secretaries, asserts @SHSanders45.
Q: Did @POTUS betray pledges LGTBQ community? A: “No…this was a decision about military readiness.”2 month ago
Q: Did @POTUS betray pledges LGTBQ community? A: “No…this was a decision about military readiness.”
2 month ago
Sanders: Trump made decision yesterday on transgender troops and immediately informed the Secretary of Defense
On fate of transgender soldiers currently deployed, @SHSanders45 tells @jonkarl implementation of ban will have to be 2 month ago
On fate of transgender soldiers currently deployed, @SHSanders45 tells @jonkarl implementation of ban will have to be "lawfully determined."
President’s 2 month ago
President’s "national security team" was part of the TransgenderBan decision, says @SHSanders45.
2 month ago
Sanders says the President can be disappointed in someone (Sessions), "but still want him to continue in the job."
“I don’t believe they’ve spoken this week,” says @SHSanders45 of @POTUS and @jeffsessions.2 month ago
“I don’t believe they’ve spoken this week,” says @SHSanders45 of @POTUS and @jeffsessions.
2 month ago
On transgender announcement, Sanders says it was a difficult decision, but the pres feels "it’s the best one for the military.”
WH confirms AG Sessions was at WH today, but did not see the pres. Says he wants AG to lead DOJ strongly on immigration, news leaks, etc.2 month ago
WH confirms AG Sessions was at WH today, but did not see the pres. Says he wants AG to lead DOJ strongly on immigration, news leaks, etc.
2 month ago
“This is a very expensive and disruptive policy,” @SHSanders45 says on Transgender Ban
2 month ago
Betsy DeVos on Trump's donation to the education department: "The President is committed to our nation's students"
2 month ago
Nothing to add about @jeffsessions beyond “the president is disappointed,” says @SHSanders45.
At WH briefing, @BetsyDeVosED accepts Presidents 2nd quarter salary donation of $100,000 for @usedgov.2 month ago
At WH briefing, @BetsyDeVosED accepts Presidents 2nd quarter salary donation of $100,000 for @usedgov.
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: President Trump's attack on trans servicemembers shows a distinct lack of loyalty to our nation's heroes.
2 month ago
Announcement just now: @WhiteHouse daily on camera briefing delayed until 14:30 EDT.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: "Skinny repeal" should be called "gut it and run." Voting to destroy insurance markets and kick millions off health care remains immoral.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: If the Senate passes "skinny repeal" then the @GOP will go into a back room to "compromise" between 15M and 23M people losing health care.
2 month ago
[email protected], on his friend John McCain's call to return to regular order: "Well, John voted to go forward."
2 month ago
McCain: DoD has already decided to allow currently-serving transgender individuals to stay in the military
2 month ago
@SenWarren: If the Senate passes "skinny repeal" – which guts the marketplace – premiums will skyrocket. Insurers will quit.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: Senators can hide their final health care bill from the public, but they can't hide from the consequences of their votes.
2 month ago
GOP aide: “There are so many variables and who the f*** knows what’s actually going to happen.”
2 month ago
Higgins, Larson and Courtney to Announce New Legislation that Makes Medicare Buy-In an Option for Americans Ages 50-64
2 month ago
Should transgender individuals in the military be kicked out?GOP Rep.: "The details will need to be worked
2 month ago
@SenSanders: Sorry Mr. President, but if you think the Democrats will be held responsible for the failure of the ACA, you've got another guess coming.
2 month ago
GOP Rep. Vicky Hartzler says she agrees with the Trump administration's military ban on transgender individuals
2 month ago
@realDonaldTrump: IN AMERICA WE DON'T WORSHIP GOVERNMENT - WE WORSHIP GOD!
2 month ago
Samantha Power is expected to meet with the Senate intelligence committee Friday, a source says
2 month ago
Ret. @USNavy SEAL Team 6 hero to @POTUS: "Let's meet face to face and you tell me I'm not worthy." TransgenderBan
2 month ago
Sen. Ernst , a vet, opposes Trump military transgender ban
2 month ago
Senate vote originally expected at 11:30 just got pushed back to 3:30.
@SenKamalaHarris on transgender decision: 2 month ago
@SenKamalaHarris on transgender decision: "The White House is playing politics with our national security."
2 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at Dix St and Anacostia Avenue NE: 1 killed
McCain: Trump transgender tweet 2 month ago
McCain: Trump transgender tweet "another example of why major policy announcements should not be made via Twitter"
@SenJohnMcCain says any policy decision on transgender service members should await conclusion of Defense Dept. review.2 month ago
@SenJohnMcCain says any policy decision on transgender service members should await conclusion of Defense Dept. review.
Rep. Steve Scalise was discharged yesterday and 2 month ago
Rep. Steve Scalise was discharged yesterday and "is in good spirits" following shooting last month, MedStar Hospital says.
2 month ago
Sen. Murkowski on President Trump's tweet about her: Not wise to operate on daily basis being worried about a statement on electoral prospects.
2 month ago
Senate Armed Services Committee was not informed of President Trump's announcement banning transgender people from military.
New statement from Sessions affirming he is continuing to work on Trump-ordered task force, i.e. ignoring president's public criticism.2 month ago
New statement from Sessions affirming he is continuing to work on Trump-ordered task force, i.e. ignoring president's public criticism.
2 month ago
[email protected]: "It's time for Democrats to stop resisting."
2 month ago
@SenSanders: Trump giving a political speech to kids at the Boy Scout Jamboree was outrageous.
2 month ago
Heller on skinny repeal: "we'll see at the end of the day what's in it, but overall I think I'd support it."
2 month ago
[email protected]: @SenateDems will vote to protect Planned Parenthood – and we will vote down this terrible proposal.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: These next votes are on “repeal and run” of the Affordable Care Act – with a ban on Planned Parenthood funding thrown in for kicks.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: This morning @SenateDems will vote to kill @SenateMajLdr McConnell’s second attempt at ripping health care away from millions of people.
2 month ago
Ash Carter says Pres Trump's transgender announcement would "send the wrong signal to a younger generation thinking about military service."
2 month ago
"To choose service members on other grounds than military qualifications is social policy and has no place in our military," says Ash Carter
2 month ago
Revised guidance on transgender personnel will be provided "in the near future," according to @DeptofDefense.
2 month ago
[email protected]: @realDonaldTrump can pretend this is a military decision, but it isn't. Banning troops on gender identity is shameful and makes us less safe.
2 month ago
In a statement, former Defense Secy Ash Carter says there are transgender individuals "serving capably and honorably."
2 month ago
@SenWarren: By attacking thousands of troops, @realDonaldTrump makes clear that he cares more about extreme ideology than military readiness.
2 month ago
@SenWarren: The only thing – only thing – that matters when it comes to allowing military personnel to serve is whether or not they can handle the job.
2 month ago
Pentagon caught by surprise by President's transgender statement. Referring all questions to the WH for the time being.
2 month ago
@WhiteHouse briefing on camera with @SHSanders45 at 14:00 EDT
2 month ago
Spotted: AG Jeff Sessions leaving the West Wing. Second time this week @jeffsessions has been to @WhiteHouse.
.@NancyPelosi: @POTUS has shown his conduct is driven not by honor, decency, or national security, but by prejudice.2 month ago
[email protected]: @POTUS has shown his conduct is driven not by honor, decency, or national security, but by prejudice.
2 month ago
Pentagon: "We will provide revised [transgender] guidance to the Department in the near future," spokesman says in statement
.@SenSchumer reminds GOP senators about to take slew of health care votes that Trump 2 month ago
[email protected] reminds GOP senators about to take slew of health care votes that Trump "turned his back on a close friend" in under six months
.@SenSchumer to GOP senators: 2 month ago
[email protected] to GOP senators: "When you find yourself in a hole, the first rule is stop digging."
.@SenSchumer says conference between House, Senate on health care could turn into 2 month ago
[email protected] says conference between House, Senate on health care could turn into "an endless game of hot potato."
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: Our trans service members are patriots doing their part to defend our freedom – not some burden to be cast aside.
2 month ago
Rand on Trump attacking Murkowski: "I'm gonna lay off that one"
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: Transgender Americans have proudly – if silently – served in our military for years.
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: It is disgusting to see transgender service members insulted and devalued for a hateful political agenda.
2 month ago
[email protected]: @realDonaldTrump’s decision to ban transgender Americans from the military is a vile attack on brave individuals defending our country.
2 month ago
Sessions is currently at the White House for a routine Cabinet meeting; Trump not attending.
2 month ago
@NancyPelosi: 69 years ago, President Truman desegregated the US Military. This morning, @POTUS turned anti-trans prejudice into policy.
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President Donald Trump announces that he plans to ban transgender individuals from serving "in any capacity" in the US military
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[email protected]: .victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail. Thank you
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[email protected]: .Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military. Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming..
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The U.S. Justice Department has notified the White House that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no intention to resign
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[email protected]: After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow
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[email protected]: Senator @lisamurkowski of the Great State of Alaska really let the Republicans, and our country, down yesterday. Too bad!
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[email protected]: The crowd in Ohio was amazing last night - broke all records. We all had a great time in a great State. Will be back soon!
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[email protected]: RT @foxandfriends: Sen. John McCain making his return to the Senate ahead of health care vote
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[email protected]: People of Ohio are fantastic. Thank you so much. What an evening!
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[email protected]: It was my great honor to join our wonderful Veterans at AMVETS Post 44 in Youngstown, Ohio this evening. A grateful nation salutes you!
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[email protected]: We're now one step closer to liberating our citizens from this ObamaCare nightmare.
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[email protected]: It's time to look past the old divisions, the tired politicians, and the stale debates [and] come together as one nation under God.
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[email protected]: "American cities should be sanctuaries for law-abiding Americans.”
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@POTUS: "We have the highest taxes anywhere in the world."
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[email protected]: "We are reclaiming our heritage as a manufacturing nation again."
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[email protected]: “We’re going to start enriching our country…We will be fools no longer.”
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[email protected]: "With the exception of the late, great Abraham Lincoln, I can be more presidential than any president that's ever held this office"
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[email protected]: After years of sending our jobs and our wealth to other countries, we are finally standing up for our workers and for our companies
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[email protected]: “We believe that family and faith, not government and bureaucracy, are the foundation of our society.”
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[email protected]: "We all believe in the rule of law and we support the incredible men and women of law enforcement."
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[email protected]: “We want people to come into our country who can love us and cherish us and be proud of America and the American flag.”
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@POTUS: "I am here this evening to cut through the fake news filter and speak directly to the American people."
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@POTUS: "Finally, you think that's easy? That's not easy," says of Senate vote today on motion to proceed on HealthcareBill.