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21 May 2018
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[email protected]: "The Conference Board said that consumer sentiment was at its highest level in nearly 17 years in November. The Consumer Confidence Index rose from 126.2 in October to 129.5, notching its best reading since December 2000"
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[email protected]: Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all finished the day at new RECORD HIGHS!
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[email protected]: Remarks from the Roosevelt Room with @SenateMajLdr Mitch McConnell, @SpeakerRyan and Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis.
Video: @statedeptspox comments on the November 26 municipal elections in Cuba.
Pres Trump calls his lunch meeting with Senate Republicans "phenomenal." Says GOP Senators want to see tax cut bill enacted. Wishes press could have covered the lunch to see and hear what was said.
Chuck Schumer: Bipartisanship and compromise are possible on tax reform. We can do a better job than this and not saddle the next generation of Americans with even larger deficits, even larger debt.
Tillerson statement after North Korea missile launch: "Diplomatic options remain viable and open, for now."
Chuck Schumer: The GOPTaxBill would even open up drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge because this tax bill wouldn't be complete unless it helped big oil companies too.
@statedeptspox: We welcome Manisha Singh as new Asst. Secretary for @econatstate. She's the 1st woman appointed to serve in this position.5 month ago
@statedeptspox: We welcome Manisha Singh as new Asst. Secretary for @econatstate. She's the 1st woman appointed to serve in this position.
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Trump says he believes that the tax bill will be passed by the Senate and says it will result in a tax cut that will be the "largest in the history of our country"
"They should be calling immediately and to say 'we want to see you,' but probably they won't because nothing to them is important except for raising taxes," President Trump says of Pelosi, Schumer
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[email protected]: "We want our military funded, and we want it funded now."
.@SpeakerRyan: I think it's regrettable that our Democrat colleagues and leadership chose not to join us today. For a bill to become a law, Congress has to pass a bill, and @POTUS signs the bill.5 month ago
[email protected]: "I think it's regrettable that our Democrat colleagues and leadership chose not to join us today. For a bill to become a law, Congress has to pass a bill, and @POTUS signs the bill."
DPRK missile program "endangers world peace, regional peace and certainly the United States," says Mattis
"We want our military funded and we want it funded now," says @POTUS in Roosevelt Room.
"It's a research and development effort on their part," adds Mattis
[email protected] calls his meeting with Republican senators a "love fest."
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@SenSchumer: Under the GOPTaxBill, estates worth over $11 million get a tax break. Corporations get a permanent reduction in their tax rates while individual tax breaks expire after a few years. Why is that?
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[email protected]: "The military to me is 1. We wouldn't be here without our powerful military. We're building it up stronger, bigger, better than ever before."
[email protected] says "we have tremendous support" on taxreform.
"In light of the missile launch they'll be here fairly quickly," @POTUS says of @SenSchumer and @NancyPelosi absence at today's @WhiteHouse meeting.
@RepAdamSchiff: Lost in the sea of falsehoods and errant tweets, is the deep damage being done at the Justice Department, where the rule of law is threatened along with the Department's independence.
Pres Trump seated in Roosevelt Room between seats marked for no-shows Schumer and Pelosi.
North Korea missile launch is the highest yet, poses worldwide threat, US Defense Secretary Mattis says
On dealing with the Democrats, Pres Trump says we are very far apartespecially on military funding. Says way way far apart.5 month ago
On dealing with the Democrats, Pres Trump says we are very far apartespecially on military funding. Says way way far apart.
California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct, making him the first lawmaker to leave office amid spate of reports rocking the state Capitol.
Trump says missile launch does not change U.S. approach to North Korea issue
Defense Secretary Mattis says North Korea launched an ICBM that went higher than any shot they have taken
The launch does not change the US approach to the DPRK issue, adds @POTUS
Trump predicts passage of Senate tax plan, accuses Democratic leaders of being `all talk' and `no action.'
On Schumer/Pelosi pulling out of meeting: President says he's not surprised they didn't show up. Says Dem policies weak on crime and border security. Says Dems all talk and no action. Now even worse.
After North Korea test, US President Trump says "We will take care of it"
Trump says North Korea launch 'is a situation that we will handle'
Retired Marine Colonel launches write-in bid for Alabama Senate race: "I was just dissatisfied with the choices I had as a voter."
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Senate Budget Committee just voted to advance the awful GOPTaxPlan that hurts the middle class! However, many Republican senators are still on the fence. Keep up the calls and let's stop this bad bill!
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Several Congressional Black Caucus members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct
DPRK launch in "middle of the night was interesting – perhaps fear of pre-emption," says @Rmanning4. "But getting spun up every time he acts is dumb, counter-productive and helps Kim's victim-threat narrative boosting him internally."
Aide to @JeffFlake tells the Senator "still has concerns" with the tax bill. It's unclear if he votes "yes" when its called to the floor and remains a wildcard.
Schumer: "As long as [Trump] remains a destructive force, it would be a waste of everyone's time to continue working with someone who clearly has no interest in coming to an agreement."
"Our commitment to the defense of our allies, including the Republic of Korea and Japan, in the face of these threats, remains ironclad. We remain prepared to defend ourselves and our allies from any attack or provocation" says Colonel Manning
Schumer: "With his tweet this morning, President Trump made sure that today's meeting is nothing but a photo-op."
Rex Tillerson says it's fine to cut State Dept budget bc they're going to be solving a bunch of global conflicts soon.
@GOPSenFinance: The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will now head to the Senate floor for an open amendment process. Hats off to Chairman @SenatorEnzi's @BudgetGOP for advancing the bill.
No live TV coverage of Pres Trump's statement. Will be played back to networks on its conclusion.
Video: Police arrest protesters outside the Senate Budget Committee meeting
Both Corker and Johnson voted yes despite public reservations about the details
Tax bill clears Senate Budget Committee in 12-11 vote along party lines.
Protesters, some in wheelchairs, removed from Senate budget hearing while chanting "Shame on you!" and "Don't kill us, kill the bill."
"They've got to understand there's two sides to a negotiation," says @SenSchumer. "The president doesn't seem to understand that." Schumer says he still thinks a govt shutdown can be avoided.
Schumer says he's willling to meet with @POTUS if he says he's serious about resolving issues. "We're not gonna sit down just for a photo operation" Says @realDonaldTrump tweet this morning "shows he's not yet ready" to work out a deal on Govt funding.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY): The president and our Republican friends run the house and senate. They have a responsibility, a responsibility, not to let the government run out of funds.5 month ago
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY): "The president and our Republican friends run the house and senate. They have a responsibility, a responsibility, not to let the government run out of funds."
[email protected]: "This really is a generational opportunityThis country is the greatest economy in the world, we can do better than 2% growth."
Elizabeth Warren wants answers from Don McGahn and Mick Mulvaney on ethics, staffing, and recordkeeping concerns regarding Mulvaney's Consumer Financial Protection Bureau appointment.
Susan Collins quips that the White House is working really hard to get her to Yes on the tax bill
Schumer defends decision not to attend @POTUS meeting. Says it would have been "nothing but a photo operation" Tells @POTUS "it's time to stoop tweeting and start leading."
@SenSanders: How is it a tax reform plan for the middle class if 87 million middle class households will see their taxes go up?
[email protected]: "To me, a 'yes' vote on this tax bill means voting yes to a growing economy, more jobs, higher wages, and more take home pay. A 'no' vote, which is what our Democratic colleagues so far are telling us they're going to cast is a vote for stagnate wages, fewer jobs."
[email protected] to make remarks to the @WhiteHouse press pool at 15:00 EST (and the daily briefing has now vanished from the schedule).
Sen. @OrrinHatch says he's never seen partisanship "worse than it has been the last few years."
McConnell likens getting 50 votes for a tax cut bill to solving a Rubik's Cube. Calls it "a challenging exercise." Says still trying to satisfy all Senators about the bill.
[email protected]: "I never refused to go to a meeting that President Obama calledThat strikes me as a lack of seriousness about the matter before us."
.@senorrinhatch: This is an opportunity for the first time in 31 years to really get a tax bill that can help turn this country even further aheadI just wish we had more bipartisan support.5 month ago
[email protected]: "This is an opportunity for the first time in 31 years to really get a tax bill that can help turn this country even further aheadI just wish we had more bipartisan support."
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Sen. Mitch McConnell says Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are showing a "lack of serious" by cancelling a budget meeting with President Trump
The pro-Moore super PAC that, we learned yesterday, is financed by GOP megadonor Dick Uihlein just dropped another $4k on ads hitting Doug Jones
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's a "challenging exercise" to get 50 votes on the tax bill
Cruz: “We're not there yet, but we're close."
After Trump lunch with GOP Senators, @SenateMajLdr says @POTUS took questions from Senators for about an hour. McConnell says he's still attending 3PM meeting with the President even though Schumer/Pelosi are not.
President Trump responds when asked about new North Korean missile test.
McConnell calls wrangling GOP votes on the tax bill “a challenging exercise."
Leaving GOP lunch with Trump @SenatorCollins says leaders are open to adding property tax deduction up to $10,000 as in House bill.
Trump just told Republican senators he supports the Alexander-Murray ACA stabilization bill, per Mike Rounds who was in the room.
Sen Susan Collins says “a lot of my concerns are being addressed," leaning toward supporting the tax bill after meeting with Trump and Senate Republicans
[email protected]: "If someone mugs you, is it really justified for any reason?"
Trump briefed on North Korean missile launch, says @PressSec, "while missile was still in the air."
Senator Bernie Sanders to Headline ‘Protecting Working Families Tour' Rally in Louisville Friday
White House says Trump was briefed on North Korean missile launch while missile was still in the air
Ted Cruz has proposed triggering automatic tax *cuts* if the GOP bill's effect on the deficit is better than expected, as part of this trigger deal, per Sen. Kennedy
Leaving the Capitol, reporters shouted questions to @POTUS about TaxBill and the DPRK missile launch. He replied, "we'll be talking about it."
Trump to visit Salt Lake City on Monday, will announce a smaller Bears Ears and Grand Staircase
U.S. officials confirm launch by DPRK of some type of ballistic missile but are not yet releasing details as the military evaluates information. This does now appear NOT be a short-range missile launch.
"Probable" missile launch detected from North Korea, says Pentagon
FEMA awarded $30 million in contracts for Puerto Rico storm victims to an unproven Florida company that failed to supply the aid, according to the AP.
Elizabeth Warren rallies supporters against Trump's consumer watchdog appointment
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US Department of State to @CBSNews There has been no incident in Uzbekistan
Sen Dianne Feinstein:A better approach for Republicans would be to scrap this bad bill and start working with Democrats on tax reform that helps middle-class families.
Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu wants FBI Director Wray to brief Congress on the failure of the FBI to notify current and former officials who were targeted by Russian hackers.
The White House says @POTUS will still meet with @SpeakerRyan and @SenateMajLdr as scheduled today
[email protected]: "It's disappointing that Senator Schumer and Leader Pelosi are refusing to come to the table and discuss urgent issues."
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Sayegh on @POTUS: Because, I think, he's been so open-minded, Democrats should be willing to come and make their case to him. OutnumberedOT
Russell Begaye, President of the Navajo Nation, on MSNBC: “To put in a slur that has become racial, ‘Pocahontas', didn't belong there. It was inappropriate, was not the time to do it, was not the place to do it It kind of ruined the whole ceremony."
Senator John McCain : Glad to see DC Council take up bill renaming street outside Russian Embassy "Boris Nemtsov Plaza." I'm a cosponsor of a bill to do the same. After his brutal murder, Putin is trying to bury even the memory of Nemtsov. We must remember his legacy.
Trump being escorted to policy lunch with Senate Republicans. Gives a thumbs up to reporters.
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U.S. general sees no change in Pakistan behaviour despite Trump tough line
WH statement says @POTUS meeting "will proceed as scheduled" with Ryan and McConnell. "If the Democrats believe the American people deserve action on these critical year-end issues as we do, they should attend."
WH disappointed Schumer/Pelosi pull out of @POTUS meeting. @PressSec says @POTUS invitation "still stands" and "encourages them to put aside their pettiness, stop the political grandstanding, show up and get to work."
Warren "added in a final push for financial support, 'Let's show Donald Trump that we're sick of his racist slurs by getting to work to fight his agenda. Donald Trump can keep attacking my family – but I'm going to keep fighting for yours.'"
White House statement on the Schumer/Pelosi decision to boycott today's meeting
As Trump arrives at Republican controlled Congress, Schumer managed to be speaking on the floor, so TV coverage is essentially Dems narrating Trump's arrival.
@VP: While today we celebrate the vote that took place in the United Nations 70 years ago - every day we celebrate the strength and vitality of the Jewish people, and the Jewish state of Israel.
Warren is outside @CFPB rallying against Mulvaney. "For 6 years, this agency has fought to keep people from getting cheated now it's time for us to fight for the agency."
White House accuses Democrats of 'pettiness' and 'grandstanding' after they cancel meeting with Trump
@VP: While for the past 20 years, Congress and successive administrations have expressed a willingness to move our embassy, @POTUS Trump is actively considering when and how to move the American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.5 month ago
@VP: While for the past 20 years, Congress and successive administrations have expressed a willingness to move our embassy, @POTUS Trump is actively considering when and how to move the American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Mulvaney protest (organized by PCCC) outside CFPB
President Trump arrives at Capitol for lunch with Senate Republicans on tax cut bill.5 month ago
President Trump arrives at Capitol for lunch with Senate Republicans on tax cut bill.
In statement, Ryan/McConnell says Schumer/Pelosi putting funding of govt operations including military "at great risk" and challenge them to attend WH meeting: "if Democrats want to reach an agreement, they will be there."
@VP: With the leadership of our @POTUS, and the efforts of our Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, one thing is clear - the days of Israel-bashing at the @UN are over.5 month ago
@VP: With the leadership of our @POTUS, and the efforts of our Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, one thing is clear - the days of Israel-bashing at the @UN are over.
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@statedeptspox: The United States congratulates the people of Kenya on the conclusion of the presidential election process, as well as President @UKenyatta and Deputy President @WilliamsRuto on their inauguration for a second term.
In response to Schumer/Pelosi saying no point in meeting with Trump, Ryan/McConnell say "We have important work to do, and Democratic leaders have continually found new excuses not to meet with the administration to discuss these issues."
@VP: Under @POTUS Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel.5 month ago
@VP: Under @POTUS Donald Trump, if the world knows nothing else, the world will know this: America stands with Israel.
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Brexit during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.
Secretary Tillerson: The nations of Europe must accept greater responsibility for their own security challenges.5 month ago
Secretary Tillerson: The nations of Europe must accept greater responsibility for their own security challenges.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: We have important work to do. There is a meeting at the White House this afternoon, and if Democrats want to reach an agreement on these issues, they will be there.
Experts think North Korea could conduct another missile test 'within days' - U.S. government sources
Speaking at commemoration event of UN Resolution 181 that led to the establishment of the state of Israel, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says; Donald Trump is actively considering when and how to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Afghanistan5 month ago
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on Afghanistan
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We ask our European partners to join us in standing up to all of Iran's maligned behavior.5 month ago
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We ask our European partners to join us in standing up to all of Iran's maligned behavior.
[email protected]pDianeBlack: "Our taxreform plan rightly provides tax relief for job creators, empowering entrepreneurs and small businesses to continue opening, operating and expanding."
Video: Department of State:Secretary Tillerson comments on Russia during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.5 month ago
Video: Department of State:Secretary Tillerson comments on Russia during his remarks at @TheWilsonCenter.
Tillerson: conflict in Ukraine is "an enduring obstacle" to US relations with Russia
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on US-European cooperation around the globe.
Tillerson: "I've told the Russians: We'll never get this relationship back to normal if we don't solve Ukraine."
Secretary Tillerson: Our European partners have been strong supporters of our diplomatic and economic pressure campaign against North Korea.5 month ago
Secretary Tillerson: Our European partners have been strong supporters of our diplomatic and economic pressure campaign against North Korea.
Sec. Tillerson: US andour European allies have partnered to hold Assad accountable through sanctions for crimes against his own people.5 month ago
Sec. Tillerson: US andour European allies have partnered to hold Assad accountable through sanctions for crimes against his own people.
Tillerson: Cut in State Dept in part "based on expectation of getting these [global] conflicts resolved."
US calls on EU and Britain to pursue Brexit talks 'quickly'
Secretary Tillerson: The US will continue to work with partners in the EU to bring stability, prosperity, and democracy to the Balkans.5 month ago
Secretary Tillerson: The US will continue to work with partners in the EU to bring stability, prosperity, and democracy to the Balkans.
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on the importance of enhancing European energy security5 month ago
Video: Secretary Tillerson comments on the importance of enhancing European energy security
@SenSchumer: If @POTUS, who already said earlier this year that "our country needs a good shutdown," isn't interested in addressing the difficult year end agenda, we'll work with those who are. Looking fwd to continuing to work in good faith with our GOP colleagues in Congress to do just that.
@Sen_JoeManchin: I want to do something for the American people and this country. And I want to do it working together.
@Sen_JoeManchin: I've reached out, I want to have an agreement on taxreform - it should be a bipartisan pathway.
Nancy Pelosi: If the President, who already said earlier this year that ‘our country needs a good shutdown,' isn't interested in addressing the difficult year end agenda, we'll work with those Republicans who are, as we did in April.
@NancyPelosi: We look forward to continuing to work in good faith, as we have been for the last month, with our Republican colleagues in Congress to do just that.
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We are committed to the success of an independent and whole Ukraine.
@SenSchumer: We don't have any time to waste in addressing the issues that confront us, so we're going to continue to negotiate with Republican leaders who may be interested in reaching a bipartisan agreement.
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We, together with our friends in Europe, recognize the active threat of recently resurgent Russia.5 month ago
Secretary Tillerson at @TheWilsonCenter: We, together with our friends in Europe, recognize the active threat of recently resurgent Russia.
@SenSchumer: Given that @POTUS doesn't see a deal between Dems and the White House, we believe the best path fwd is to cont. negotiating with our GOP counterparts in Congress instead. Rather than going to the White House for a show meeting, we've asked @SenateMajLdr and @SpeakerRyan to meet this pm.
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@NancyPelosi: Rather than going to the White House for a show meeting that won't result in an agreement, we've asked @SenateMajLdr and @SpeakerRyan to meet this afternoon
Here is the statement from Schumer and Pelosi5 month ago
Here is the statement from Schumer and Pelosi
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@NancyPelosi: Given that the President doesn't see a deal between Democrats and the White House, we believe the best path forward is to continue negotiating with our Republican counterparts in Congress instead.
Top Democrats in Congress abruptly pull out of White House meeting after President Trump's Twitter attack.
Tillerson: Sanctions against Russia will stay in place until violation of Ukraine's sovereignty ends
5 month ago
[email protected]: "Statement from President Donald J. Trump on GivingTuesday"
Secretary Tillerson: The United States places the highest importance on security relationships with European allies, including @NATO.5 month ago
Secretary Tillerson: The United States places the highest importance on security relationships with European allies, including @NATO.
Sec Tillerson: Under @POTUS, US is committed to our enduring relationship with Europe; our security commitments to European allies are ironclad5 month ago
Sec Tillerson: Under @POTUS, US is committed to our enduring relationship with Europe; our security commitments to European allies are ironclad
Sen Dianne Feinstein:72% of Dreamers are pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher. These young people are the future of our country and we must protect them.
5 month ago
The former @WhiteHouse communications director, who lasted just 11 days here, has now resigned from the @TuftsUniversity board after weeks of battle with students.
5 month ago
Senator John McCain : Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the Navajo Code Talkers, whose bravery, skill and tenacity helped secure our decisive victory over tyranny and oppression during WWII. Politicizing these genuine American heroes is an insult to their sacrifice.
5 month ago
At newser, moderate Senate Dems Manchin, Heitkamp, Donnelly say they won't vote for current GOP tax reform bill
5 month ago
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: A culture of giving back to those in need is what helps make our country great—and it's important we protect this act of generosity. That's why the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserves the deduction for charitable giving.
5 month ago
Female Dems are less comfortable than male Dems about their party's handing of sexual assault. GOP women, but not GOP men, want Moore to drop out.
US Department of State: Secretary Tillerson is speaking live @TheWilsonCenter at 11am today. His remarks will focus on strengthening important U.S.-Europe alliances, including our shared challenges and responsibilities around the world.
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Charitable giving is a pillar of American life. On this GivingTuesday, we're grateful for the many charities shaping our nation, and hopeful for the impact they continue to have.
President blames Dems before meeting with Congressional Leaders of both parties this afternoon.
Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab, accused of violating US sanctions on Iran, pleaded guilty and will testify against his co-defendant. Zarrab's cooperation could affect Mike Flynn, who allegedly conspired to free Zarrab while lobbying for Turkish interests.
Discussing tax code bill with small business groups, @SenateMajLdr pledges to "work hard to get it across the finish line this week."
5 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: In two weeks, the FCC plans to vote to eliminate NetNeutrality protections that keep the internet free, fair and open. Call your Senators and Representatives. Tell them to support net neutrality: 202-224-3121
Michigan Rep. Dan Kildee on Rep. John Conyers: "Regardless of one's seniority, regardless of one's partisanship, the kind of behavior that is being alleged here is really serious"
5 month ago
@SenSanders: It would be absurd to rebuild Puerto Rico's antiquated, fossil fuel-dependent grid back the way it was. We must take advantage of the abundant sustainable energy they have.
5 month ago
@SenSchumer: The GOPTaxScam is terrible for New York and the country. It is a massive transfer of wealth to the already-wealthy. It would exacerbate inequality and set the middle class back at the worst possible time.
5 month ago
@SenSanders: The people of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are not forgotten, they are not alone, and we will do everything possible to rebuild those beautiful islands.
@RandPaul: One of Washington's biggest problems is thinking the money you make belongs to the government. I believe it's the other way around.5 month ago
@RandPaul: One of Washington's biggest problems is thinking the money you make belongs to the government. I believe it's the other way around.
@keithellison: Leandra English should be in charge of the @CFPB. This agency's job is to level the playing field between working people and big banks.
5 month ago
Senate Budget Cmte. member Bob Corker on the GOP tax plan to CNBC: “If we could take the entire individual side of this, throw it in the trash can and take it directly to the incinerator, I would be thrilled if we were only dealing with the business side."
CBO finds repealing the individual mandate as part of the tax bill would lead to 4 million fewer people with insurance immediately, 13 million fewer over next decade.
5 month ago
[email protected]: Meeting with "Chuck and Nancy" today about keeping government open and working. Problem is they want illegal immigrants flooding into our Country unchecked, are weak on Crime and want to substantially RAISE Taxes. I don't see a deal!
5 month ago
Eric Trump‏: The irony of an ABC reporter (whose parent company Disney has profited nearly half a billion dollars on the movie “Pocahontas") inferring that the name is “offensive" is truly staggering to me.
5 month ago
[email protected] on pie-gate scandal with @PressSec: "I know this pie and it's good."
5 month ago
[email protected]: Melania, our great and very hard working First Lady, who truly loves what she is doing, always thought that “if you run, you will win." She would tell everyone that, “no doubt, he will win." I also felt I would win (or I would not have run) - and Country is doing great!
5 month ago
[email protected]: At least 24 players kneeling this weekend at NFL stadiums that are now having a very hard time filling up. The American public is fed up with the disrespect the NFL is paying to our Country, our Flag and our National Anthem. Weak and out of control!
[email protected] reiterates the U.S. commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs with access to capital, mentorship and networks - including @SBAgov $500m+ funding to women-owned businesses and @USAID facilitation of microfinance loans and programs to bridge the digital divide
5 month ago
[email protected] on golfing with @POTUS: "He's a legitimately good player He's very good."
Hyderabad: IvankaTrump meets PM Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit
5 month ago
[email protected]: New home sales reach a 10 year high. Stock Market has more record gains. Hopefully Republican Senators will give us the much needed Tax Cuts to keep it all going! Democrats want big Tax Increases.
New poll: Democrats think both parties have a sexual harassment problem. Republicans think Dems do.
State Dept official in charge of Tillerson's agency overhaul resigns after three months: report
ACLU: We won our fight to block the Trump administration from deporting a group of Indonesian nationals who faced persecution, torture, or death due to their faith.
Conservative group sues to remove Mueller as special counsel
A woman approached The Post with dramatic — and false — tale about Roy Moore. She appears to be part of undercover sting operation Project Veritas
Reporter: You have called the [CFPB] a joke in the past. How can you ensure you're the right person to lead this agency? Mulvaney: I still believe the agency is flawed. It's a completely unaccountable agency. And I think that's wrong.
[email protected] says he hasn't yet met @CFPB Dep Dir Leandra English, who also claims to be Acting Director. Doesn't know why she wasn't at the agency today. Says sometimes that's grounds for termination. But says she'll be welcome at @CFPB tomorrow.
5 month ago
Senate rules provide for 20 hours of debate on a reconciliation bill
Mulvaney of pending court battle: I'm going forward tonight and tomorrow assuming I'm here and I'll be here either the court or president tells me otherwise.5 month ago
Mulvaney of pending court battle: "I'm going forward tonight and tomorrow assuming I'm here and I'll be here either the court or president tells me otherwise."
.@MickMulvaneyOMB: [@POTUS and I] both share the belief that this particular bureau, under the previous administration, had gone too far over towards strangling access to capitalWe're going to try and fix that.5 month ago
[email protected]: [@POTUS and I] both share the belief that this particular bureau, under the previous administration, had gone too far over towards strangling access to capitalWe're going to try and fix that."
5 month ago
Senate Majority Leader McConnell says he's ready to push ahead with tax reform this week; no mention of vote timing
.@MickMulvaneyOMB: Anybody who thinks that a Trump administration @CFPB will be the same as an Obama administration CFPB is simply being naive.5 month ago
[email protected]: "Anybody who thinks that a Trump administration @CFPB will be the same as an Obama administration CFPB is simply being naive."
5 month ago
Trump will travel to St. Charles, MO on Wednesday to deliver speech for his tax cut bill. Dem US Sen @clairecmc faces re-election next year and voted against tax cut bill in committee.
DNC Chair @TomPerez on President Trump's Pocahontas comments: “Donald Trump continues to debase the office of the presidencyOur country deserves better than this.5 month ago
DNC Chair @TomPerez on President Trump's "Pocahontas" comments: “Donald Trump continues to debase the office of the presidencyOur country deserves better than this."
[email protected] in @Reporter_News: "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a bold, transformative approach to tax reform that simplifies the code and reduces the tax burden on working Americans and middle-income families."
5 month ago
@RepAdamSchiff: Eliminating tax break for teachers buying classroom supplies: $250 per teacher. Eliminating tax tuition waivers for grad students: Thousands in increased taxes. Money Betsy DeVos stands to save in tax bill: Priceless. (Actually, it's MANY millions.)
@PressSec: Here's another example: the CFPB's guidance on auto lending makes it more difficult for auto dealers to customize loans and make them more accessible for buyers.
5 month ago
@PressSec: Congress had to pass and @POTUS signed a Congressional Review Act (HJ Res 111) repealing a CFPB rule that harmed consumers by opening community banks up to frivolous lawsuits.
5 month ago
Republican Sen. Steve Daines opposes the Senate tax bill as written; a member of his legislative staff says he's concerned with how the tax cuts in would affect “Main Street" as opposed to big companies.
In a fundraising email, @POTUS says he will have a Christmas breakfast in New York with a "lucky winner" and donors on Saturday
Joint Chiefs Command Sgt. Maj: "Recently, we've had a lot of non-combat related deaths so we really have to look internally at ourselves with a critical lens" following 2 more plane crashes last week. 2x more US troops killed in plane crashes this year vs this point last year
What will @POTUS do if Congress fails to act on Dreamers by the end of the year? @PressSec doesn't say but says she hopes Democrats won't stand in the way of passing immigration policy that includes several pieces includes Dreamers
President Trump for decades lied about his own heritage, claiming his family was Swedish instead of German.
[email protected] on Alabama Senate race: "The president obviously wants people who support his agenda."
5 month ago
@PressSec: "We're an administration that likes to break new ground."
Sanders says Pres Trump's mention of "Pocahontas" during Navajo code talker event, not a racial slur, Stands by @POTUS view that @SenWarren lied about her background "for political gain."
5 month ago
"We don't have any changes" on Syria policy, says @PressSec to questions on whether Bashar Al-Assad should stay or go as president.
5 month ago
President Trump's intent was not to make a racist slur or be offensive with the 'Pocahontas' remark about @SenWarren, says @PressSec.
.@PressSec says questions about Access Hollywood tape were litigated and certainly answered during the election by the overwhelming support for the president.5 month ago
[email protected] says questions about Access Hollywood tape were "litigated and certainly answered during the election by the overwhelming support for the president."
@PressSec: "I think what most people find offensive is Senator Warren lying about her heritage to advance her career."
5 month ago
"The president is not planning any trip to Alabama at this time" to campaign for @MooreSenate, says @PressSec.
[email protected] tells @CeciliaVega "past practices" of CFPB "were used more to advance political ambitions."
5 month ago
@PressSec: "We're going to make sure the consumers are actually protected."
"We're aware that a lawsuit has been filed," says @PressSec but @MickMulvaneyOMB "is the acting director here."
5 month ago
White House refuses to say if Trump thinks the Access Hollywood tape is real.
[email protected]: "Director Mulvaney has taken charge" of CFPB, "and he has the full cooperation of the staff."
5 month ago
@PressSec: "We think that a lot of the past practiceswere used more to advance political ambitions" than protecting American consumers.
5 month ago
Huckabee Sanders says CFPB under Cordray was used to push political ambitions, not protect consumers.
First question to @PressSec is about @MickMulvaneyOMB at @CFPB."He has the full cooperation of the staff," replies @PressSec. "Things went very well" on his first day there.
5 @USMC Navajo code talkers @WhiteHouse including Fleming Begaye Sr. (who was honorary chair of Native Americans for Trump).
5 month ago
@RepRubenGallego: The Dreamers I've met are hardworking, patriotic young people who want to give back to their communities. Deporting these people would be a huge loss for America. We need to pass the DreamActNow.
Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's new 'Pocahontas' remark on MSNBC: "It is deeply unfortunate that the President of the United States cannot even make it though a ceremony honoring these heroes without having to throw out a racial slur."
Senator Warren to MSNBC on Trump calling her "Pocahontas" in WH Native American event: "This was supposed to be an event to honor heroes", "unfortunate" Trump can't make it through an event without using a "racial slur"
Sen Ed Markey D-MA: What @realDonaldTrump said about my partner @SenWarren is a slur. It disparages the Native American war heroes, standing right beside the President, who risked their lives to protect his right to make such a disgusting comment.
Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France
[email protected] jokes about @SenWarren: "You were here long before any of us were here. Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas."
@VP: @POTUS and this administration is absolutely committed to CUTTING TAXES for working families and ushering in a new era of American prosperity.
President Trump​ on taxreform: It will be the biggest tax reduction in the history of our country.5 month ago
President Trump​ on taxreform: "It will be the biggest tax reduction in the history of our country."
Today @POTUS spoke on the phone with @EmmanuelMacron about Syria.
[email protected] on tax reform: “We're going to be bringing back into this country probably in excess of $4 trillion dollars."
After Pocahontas comment, President Trump leaves event ignoring questions on whether he'd campaign for Roy Moore.5 month ago
After Pocahontas comment, President Trump leaves event ignoring questions on whether he'd campaign for Roy Moore.
Pres declines to answer whether he'll go to Alabama to campaign for US Senate candidate Roy Moore.
President Trump at event honoring Native American code talkers: "We have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas."
Here's Trump calling @SenWarren "Pocahontas" in front of Native American code talkers just now.
Asked about the tax bill pending in the Senate, Pres Trump says he thinks it's doing "very well." Believes "Republicans will be very proud of it." Says it will mostly benefit people looking for jobs. And will bring at least $4-trillion back to US from overseas.
Trump referenced Senator Elizabeth Warren as "Pocahontas" before a group of Native Americans at the White House.
"I think we'll probably have a bipartisan bill."- says @POTUS
Trump hails Navajo code talks as "very special people." "From the heart, we appreciate, what you've done." Pledges to help build Navajo code talks museum.
The code talkers "made the differences" on Iwo Jima, says @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff Kelly (a retired @USMC general).
"That was so incredible. Now I don't have to make my speech," says @POTUS says following code talker Peter MacDonald (born in 1928).
Surviving Navajo code talks call for museum to honor their contribution to American victory in WWII.
The surviving code talkers say they have one mission left - to build a museum devoted to what the Native Americans did in the Pacific to help win the battles against the Japanese.
(R-L) Trump, Jackson, Navajo code talkers.
In Oval Office, Trump honors Navajo code talkers of World War II.
The White House may ban its employees from using personal mobile phones while at work, 5 administration officials tell Bloomberg.
There are three of 13 surviving Navajo code talkers are with @POTUS right now.
@keithellison: As a nation, we should not be punishing people for pursuing an education. This horrendous GOPTaxBill levels devastating tax increases on graduate students while handing a massive tax break to the wealthiest 1%.
The financial heft behind a leading pro-Roy Moore super PAC is coming from GOP mega-donor Richard Uilhein
@statedeptspox: The United States notes with concern that the Parliament of Romania is considering legislation that could undermine the fight against corruption and weaken judicial independence in Romania.
Owners push to strip Trump brand, end management deal at luxury 70-story Panama hotel.
Hatch asked after WH meeting if there's a Plan B for taxes if they can't get to 50. "We intend to get to 50."
5 GOP members of Senate Finance emerge from lunch with @POTUS and @VP to voice confidence in their version of tax cut bill. @OrrinHatch believes can resolve differences with House version and have on pres desk by Christmas.
Michael Flynn's lawyer met with special counsel Robert Mueller's team
The @UN Security Council is united in its condemnation of the attack on @UN_CAR peacekeepers on November 26 and sends deepest condolences and sympathy to their families, to Egypt, and to MINUSCA.
Q: "Will you get this done by Christmas." @OrrinHatch (as he walks away): "I hope so."
"We intend to get to 50 (Senators)," replies @OrrinHatch.
@OrrinHatch: "We've got the right plan to go ahead with."
Sen Al Franken D-MN says he's not going to resign from the Senate amid groping allegations
TaxBill will be taken up by the Senate this week, @JohnCornyn tells reporters here outside @WhiteHouse West Wing.
.@ChuckGrassley: You can't have one set of laws for Capitol Hill and another for the rest of America. We have to review our sexual harassment process because it seems to work against the victim.5 month ago
[email protected]: You can't have one set of laws for Capitol Hill and another for the rest of America. We have to review our sexual harassment process because it seems to work against the victim.
"We intend to turn this mess around," says @OrrinHatch after senators meet with @POTUS on TaxBill.
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: There needs to be a process by which members of Congress are held accountable for their conduct.5 month ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "There needs to be a process by which members of Congress are held accountable for their conduct."
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "I did in fact speak out at the time I obviously spoke to my supervisor who tried, I think, to talk to the Congressman to no avail."
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: I was called to go into his office and he was walking around in his underwear.5 month ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "I was called to go into his office and he was walking around in his underwear."
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: Over time my relationship with Mr. Conyers deteriorated as he became increasingly abusive to me. He would scream at me and berate me.5 month ago
Former Conyers staffer Melanie Sloan: "Over time my relationship with Mr. Conyers deteriorated as he became increasingly abusive to me. He would scream at me and berate me."
Lawyer for Michael Flynn met this morning with members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, the latest indication that both sides are discussing possible plea deal
5 month ago
Sen. @SteveDaines aides to FBN: "No" on tax bill but optimistic about changes
Sen Al Franken, on whether there will be more allegations: "If you had asked me two weeks ago would any woman come forward with an allegation like this, I would have said no. So I cannot speculate."
Franken: "I've been trying to take responsibility. I've apologized, and by apologizing to the people I've let down, I'm going to work to regain their trust. I am going to be accountable."
Americans deserve a full-time @CFPB director with a proven track record of fighting for them. Period.
Franken on whether he'd make ethics findings public: "I've not worked with the Ethics Committee before, and I don't quite know how that works. But I'm certainly open to that."
Franken: "To all of you, I just want to again say I am sorry. I know there are no magic words that I can say to regain your trust and I know that's going to take time."
.@SenFranken: This has been a shock and it's been extremely humbling.5 month ago
[email protected]: "This has been a shock and it's been extremely humbling."
Sen. Franken: [Regarding] the kiss at the rehearsal, we were rehearsing for a skit, I said that I recall that differently from Leeann. I feel that you have to respect women's experience. So, I apologized to her and I meant it.5 month ago
Sen. Franken: "[Regarding] the kiss at the rehearsal, we were rehearsing for a skit, I said that I recall that differently from Leeann. I feel that you have to respect women's experience. So, I apologized to her and I meant it."
Franken ended his statement by saying he was "embarrassed and ashamed"
.@SenFranken: There are some women who feel that I have done something disrespectful and that's hurt them and for that I am tremendously sorry.5 month ago
[email protected]: "There are some women who feel that I have done something disrespectful and that's hurt them and for that I am tremendously sorry."
@alfranken: "I'm going to try to learn from my mistakes."
“I've been doing a lot of reflecting. I want to be someone who adds something to this conversation. And I hope I can do that." — Al Franken
"The law is clear: Director Mulvaney is the Acting Director of the CFPB," White House Press Sec. Sarah Sanders says about disputed leadership role.
Franken says he doesn't remember doing anything wrong in photo sessions as a Senator
“I take a lot of pictures. Thousands of pictures, tens of thousands of people," Senator Al Franken says. “So those are instances that I do not remember."
Jared Kushner got a reprieve from the Senate Judiciary Committee, won't have to meet the November 27 deadline for handing over missing Russia docs, including the emails about WikiLeaks and a “backdoor overture" from Russia, officials told Newsweek.
Daily @WhiteHouse briefing now pushed back again to 15:00 EDT (20:00 GMT).
3 China nationals indicted for computer hacking, theft of trade secrets, conspiracy and ID theft per @TheJusticeDept
Sen Dianne Feinstein: Nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says most Americans earning less than $75,000 would be WORSE OFF by 2027 under the Senate GOPTaxPlan. Meanwhile, the rich get a big tax cut. This is a bad bill!
[email protected]: "The decorations are up! @WhiteHouse is ready to celebrate! Wishing you a Merry Christmas and joyous holiday season!"
[email protected]: "@POTUS is the only one who is actively fighting to increase the prosperity of Jamie Dimon's clients."
.@NanHayworth on tax reform: Our major enemy really is the process of reconciliation in the Senate.5 month ago
[email protected] on tax reform: "Our major enemy really is the process of reconciliation in the Senate."
@SenGillibrand: The harmful Republican tax plan could come to a vote as soon as this week. You know what to do—speak out against it. It's as easy as a quick phone call to Congress: (202) 224-3121
The VA failed to report 90% of potentially dangerous medical providers in recent years to a national database designed to prevent them from crossing state lines and endangering patients elsewhere, according to the GAO.
The First Lady walks down East Wing corridor lined with decorative branches.
5 month ago
Washington, District of Columbia shooting at 5300 block of Dix St NE: no casualities
@VP: Productive meeting with @KingAbdullahII at the @WhiteHouse - I thanked him for Jordan's leadership in the region and its efforts in helping us to defeat ISIS and counter Iranian influence.
Sharing her chair and lap with some kids, Mrs Trump listens as they read their holiday greetings to US military personnel.
[email protected]: “During my nearly seven years as a member of the House, Republicans have been committed to modernizing the federal government's outdated and overly complicated tax system. This is the year we fulfill that promise to the American people."
The WH also arranged for kids to make Christmas Cards - as displays of past WH Christmas Cards adorn the walls.
First Lady joins some youngsters constructing gum drop Christmas trees.
Lankford on tax bill: "There are already changes going through as there's been a lot of conversations with multiple members"
The First Lady welcomes children from @JBA_NAFW to the preview of the WH Christmas decorations.
Sen James Lankford R-OK says he thinks there will be a tax vote this week, but GOP reform bill still being changed
Trump to visit Missouri on Wednesday to promote tax overhaul
White House official: Trump will not campaign for embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore before Dec. 12 election.
Doug Jones' campaign: “Roy Moore was unfit for office before 9 Alabama women served as witnesses to all Alabamians of his disturbing conduct."
Trump's acting CFPB director Mick Mulvaney sends memo to staff, telling them to "disregard any instructions" from Leandra English, who also claims to be the agency's acting director - CNBC
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: Our pro-growth reforms in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will create nearly 1 million, new full-time jobs across the country.
Blackwater founder Erik Prince to meet this week with House Intel in an "open hearing in a closed space" - meaning the transcript will be released soon after
.@Marcshort45: “We need to get this economy growing again.5 month ago
[email protected]: “We need to get this economy growing again."
[email protected]: “We're obviously disappointed that we don't have Democrat members looking to provide tax relief for middle-income families."
In a memo seen by Reuters, Mulvaney has instructed CFPB staff to disregard directions from Leandra English: “Please disregard any instructions you receive from Ms. English in her presumed capacity as Acting Director."
A woman was hurt after she was struck by a hit and run vehicle near Garfield Elementary School early Monday morning, D.C. Fire and EMS said. According to officials, the woman's injuries appeared to be minor.
As a Congressman, @MickMulvaneyOMB sponsored legislation to eliminate @CFPB, which he's called "a sick, sad joke."
And @MickMulvaneyOMB is literally in the chair this morning at @CFPB amid a legal dispute with dueling appointed acting directors.
@SenatorCollins: The Senate recently passed a bipartisan bill I introduced with @SenFeinstein requiring US amateur athletic organizations and members to report sexual abuse. Our legislation will help survivors obtain justice and protect more people from these repugnant crimes.
Six uses of "holiday" in Melania Trump's release about White House decorations.
Warren: “If the cop is pulled off the beat, then the profits from cheating people look far more attractive to the banking executives."
Daily @WhiteHouse briefing with @PressSec has been pushed back 30 minutes on today's updated schedule.
Elizabeth Warren on what happens if Mulvaney takes over CFPB: “This would change every calculation that every giant bank makes in the executive suite when deciding just how close to breaking the law they want to come."
5 month ago
[email protected]: The Tax Cut Bill is coming along very well, great support. With just a few changes, some mathematical, the middle class and job producers can get even more in actual dollars and savings and the pass through provision becomes simpler and really works well!
Mrs Trump will be giving kids from @JBA_NAFW a personal preview of the WH Christmas decorations this morning. WH says there'll be over 100 open house events. Expects 25,000 visitors to see the decorations on public tours.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan: We are in a generational defining moment for our country.
5 month ago
[email protected]: We should have a contest as to which of the Networks, plus CNN and not including Fox, is the most dishonest, corrupt and/or distorted in its political coverage of your favorite President (me). They are all bad. Winner to receive the FAKE NEWS TROPHY!
[email protected]: Trust in local communities and law enforcement may be our best defense against terror
.@AlanDersh: [@SenSanders] has no future in American politics.5 month ago
[email protected]: "[@SenSanders] has no future in American politics."
5 month ago
[email protected]: "For the Democrats to win, they have to move to the center If they start moving to the extreme left, we're cooked."
.@AlanDersh: There's no way that Bernie Sanders could ever win more than four or five states.5 month ago
[email protected]: "There's no way that Bernie Sanders could ever win more than four or five states.
[email protected] on internet regulation rollbacks: "We're going to return to President Clinton's framework."
.@SenatorLankford on tax reform: This will get done. We have to get this done for the nation.5 month ago
[email protected]SenatorLankford on tax reform: "This will get done. We have to get this done for the nation."
“It's not enough to call out racism, though we have to do that. We've got to fight for solidarity. If working people are fighting each other we'll never be able to confront those with real power who deprive everybody else." @keithellison
5 month ago
[email protected]: Back in D.C., big week for Tax Cuts and many other things of great importance to our Country. Senate Republicans will hopefully come through for all of us. The Tax Cut Bill is getting better and better. The end result will be great for ALL!
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