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by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Immigration Bills
Replies: 183
Views: 7098

Re: Immigration Bills

:dazed: The Hill Trump shifts on immigration: ‘We need Democrat votes' Trump appeared to shift his position on immigration back to advocating negotiation on Saturday, saying “we need Democrat votes” to pass comprehensive immigration reform. “Remember this, we need Democrat votes,” he said in the Whi...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: The Splitting up of Families
Replies: 349
Views: 5172

Re: The Splitting up of Families

Cross-posting
USA Today: Fact check: Did the Obama administration separate families?
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 323
Views: 17243

Re: All the President's Lies

USA Today: Fact check: Did the Obama administration separate families?
Independent: Trump’s ‘63,000 immigrant murders’ claim comes from incorrect 2006 data by a Republican congressman

Original source of the figure appears to be from a speech by Iowa congressman Steve King
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence
Replies: 718
Views: 24671

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence

Business Insider The DOJ has turned over additional FISA records to Republicans, and former intelligence officials say the implications could be 'catastrophic' The Department of Justice has turned over additional surveillance records of President Donald Trump's associates that were collected under ...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: 2018 GOP Rattled by Trump
Replies: 398
Views: 20630

Re: 2018 GOP Rattled by Trump

"... today’s president, this Vesuvius of mendacities" Smoove.
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration
Replies: 167
Views: 6682

Re: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration

I owe you a H/T :bighug:
Kendra wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:30 am
I am reading Born Trump right now. Interesting so far. Jared was not happy about Chris Christie coming in.
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: Primaries 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Re: Primaries 2018

BTRTN: Can The Dems Take The House in November? An Updated, Analytic Look
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 874
Views: 28992

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Raw Story Missouri nail manufacturer planning to lay off over 250 employees due to Trump steel tariffs – and could close by Labor Day According to MissouriNet, Mid Continent Nail Corporation in Poplar Bluff, which is the last major nail producer in the U.S. — has already laid off 60 temp workers an...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration
Replies: 167
Views: 6682

Re: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration

NPR 'Born Trump' Examines The 'Emotional Hold' The President Has On His Family Much has been written about Donald Trump as a politician and as a businessman, but a new book by Vanity Fair journalist Emily Jane Fox looks at the president through a different lens: as the head of a family. Fox's new b...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: South Carolina 1st CD 2018: Primary June 12
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: South Carolina 1st CD 2018: Primary June 12

Live 5 News GOP Candidate Katie Arrington out of surgery, recovering after deadly crash CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Republican Congressional Candidate Katie Arrington is out of surgery and recovering after a Friday night car accident. Katie Arrington and her friend, Jacqueline Goff, were headed ...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 323
Views: 17243

Re: All the President's Lies

CNBC - John Harwood: Trump, again and again, describes a world detached from reality On Twitter, at the White House, and on the campaign trail, Trump did more than get facts wrong. Over and over, he painted fundamentally false portraits of people and events to flatter himself, discredit predecessor...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: Campaign Finance: Fundraising 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 59

Re: Campaign Finance: Fundraising 2018

The Economist Michael Bloomberg is spending big to flip the House The political independent plans to spend at least $80m on the mid-terms, mostly on Democratic congressional candidates ELECTIONS are never won by money alone, but a weighty campaign chest gives candidates for political office a boost...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018
Replies: 813
Views: 43389

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018

Associated Press AP Poll: 85% Think Presidents Shouldn’t Pardon Themselves NEW YORK (AP) — Even in an era of deep political division, Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation’s chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties be...
by Addie
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: U.S. Senate
Topic: Texas US Senate 2018; Primary 3/6
Replies: 26
Views: 1213

Re: Texas US Senate 2018; Primary 3/6

Dallas Morning News Beto O'Rourke vows to 'show up' for all Texans as he thrills delegates at state Democratic convention FORT WORTH — In a rousing speech to thousands of delegates at the Texas Democratic Party Convention, Rep. Beto O'Rourke called for Democrats to "show up" for Texans that have be...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 323
Views: 17243

Re: All the President's Lies

WaPo OpEd - Colbert I. King Trump is a baldfaced liar In all my years, I have never seen anything quite like this: a U.S. president who lies and demonizes at the drop of a hat. I don’t just mean President Trump makes statements that tend to be inaccurate or misleading or that he exaggerates, equivo...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 323
Views: 17243

Re: All the President's Lies

New York Mag - Jonathan Chait The Genesis of Trump’s Family-Separation Policy ... The weaponized disarray of government officials at ground level seemed to follow the pattern of fog emanating from Washington. The Trump administration was perhaps employing a brilliant disinformation campaign; more l...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: USA v. Internet Research Agency LLC et al; USDC for DC: Re 2016 Election Interference
Replies: 52
Views: 1733

Re: USA v. Internet Research Agency LLC et al; USDC for DC: Re 2016 Election Interference

WaPo Mueller signals outside prosecutors may eventually take over Russian trolls case A handful of new federal prosecutors have joined one of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s cases — an indication that he is preparing to hand off at least one prosecution to others when his office completes i...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: 2018 GOP Rattled by Trump
Replies: 398
Views: 20630

Re: 2018 GOP Rattled by Trump

WaPo OpEd - George Will Vote against the GOP this November Amid the carnage of Republican misrule in Washington, there is this glimmer of good news: The family-shredding policy along the southern border, the most telegenic recent example of misrule, clarified something. Occurring less than 140 days...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Immigration Bills
Replies: 183
Views: 7098

Re: Immigration Bills

CNN In 1 week, Trump has tied himself into an impossible immigration knot (CNN) President Donald Trump has taken almost every possible Republican position on immigration in the span of a week as he's tried to deal with the crisis he created of separating thousands of children from their parents at ...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia
Replies: 1698
Views: 58282

Re: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia

Yahoo News - Michael Isikoff Key Democrat: Trump advisers 'lied through their teeth' when testifying about Russia contacts WASHINGTON — A top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says he believes longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone and an associate “lied through their teeth” when they...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: The 2020 campaign
Replies: 56
Views: 3465

Re: The 2020 campaign

CNN Jeff Merkley says he's 'exploring the possibility' of a 2020 presidential bid (CNN) Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is "exploring the possibility" of throwing his hat in the ring in the 2020 presidential election, he told The New York Times in a profile published Friday. Should Sens. Elizabeth War...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: Texas 31st CD 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Texas 31st CD 2018

USA Today A war hero is running for Congress, and she just dropped one of 2018's best political ads WASHINGTON — You may not know much of anything about M.J. Hegar, but the political video the Texas Democrat released this week aims to change that. The ad, entitled "Doors," traces the Air Force vete...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Flores v. Reno (now Sessions)
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: Flores v. Reno (now Sessions)

Is this the right place, Stern? CBS News DOJ asks judge to remove 20-day limit on detaining immigrant families McALLEN, Texas — The Justice Department on Thursday asked a federal judge to change the rules regarding the detention of immigrant families who enter the country illegally, seeking permissi...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: SCOTUS: Carpenter v. US; Re Digital Privacy, Warrantless Search
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: SCOTUS: Carpenter v. US; Re Digital Privacy, Warrantless Search

Roll Call Supreme Court Dials Up Privacy Rights on Cellphone Records Government must get a warrant to access a cellphone user’s location data The Supreme Court on Friday boosted protections for cellphone records that reveal a user’s location and movements over extended periods of time, in a major p...
by Addie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Immigration Bills
Replies: 183
Views: 7098

Re: Immigration Bills

The Hill House still plans immigration vote next week despite Trump's tweet House GOP leaders plan to move forward with a compromise immigration bill next week despite a Friday morning tweet from President Trump saying he thinks Republicans should hold off on immigration until after the midterm ele...

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