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by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Barack, Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama Post Presidency
Replies: 259
Views: 13777

Re: Barack, Michelle, Sasha and Malia Obama Post Presidency

Quartz All the shots Barack Obama took at Donald Trump without naming him At what was perhaps his most important post-White House address yet, former president Barack Obama went off script at the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in Johannesburg on July 17 to deliver clear shots at the current administ...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

CNN US offers no details as Russia claims Trump and Putin reached military agreements Washington (CNN) Russia announced it was ready to pursue agreements reached by Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump "in the sphere of international security," though the White House and Pentagon would not co...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018
Replies: 833
Views: 45520

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018

Yeah, I think so, too.
ZekeB wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:11 pm
This poll was taken last night? Most Americans didn't watch the news conference. The Scheißdreck hadn't hit the fan yet.
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

Vanity Fair - Gabe Sherman “This Was the Nightmare Scenario”: The West Wing Revolts After Trump Embraces Putin As he flew home from Helsinki on Air Force One following his disastrous press conference with Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump reacted with surprise at the horror and outrage that was being ex...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Elections 2018
Topic: Polls 2018
Replies: 62
Views: 3622

Re: Polls 2018

Politico Poll: Corruption message gaining traction against GOP Trump’s administration scandals threaten to take a toll on Republicans in battleground districts this fall, according to new polling suggesting “culture of corruption” messaging is gaining traction. Fifty-four percent of voters across 4...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 1811
Views: 101691

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

Daily Beast National Security Council’s Intelligence Chief Is Leaving as John Bolton Cleans House Michael Barry, the senior National Security Council director for intelligence programs, is leaving the White House, according to two government officials. Barry’s departure adds to the growing list of ...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018
Replies: 833
Views: 45520

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018

Reuters Majority of Americans think Trump mishandling Russia: Reuters/Ipsos poll (Reuters) - More than half of Americans disapprove of the way U.S. President Donald Trump is handling relations with Russia, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after his controversial summit and joint news con...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

Reuters Rebuking Trump's embrace of Putin, U.S. lawmakers look to punish Russia ... “The president needs to understand he has damaged U.S. foreign policy,” Representative Mike Turner, a Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, told CNN. “He’s given them a pass and is certainly not holding th...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

Vox - Matt Yglesias Trump gave congressional Republicans the deniability they crave ... Trump’s shameful performance on Monday in his meeting with Putin generated significant rhetorical pushback from congressional Republicans — but, as usual, zero action. Nobody in the GOP caucus moved to disclose ...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

HuffPo Senator Calls For Hearing With U.S. Interpreter In Trump-Putin Meeting WASHINGTON ― Nobody knows what President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin in their private, two-hour meeting on Monday, after which he publicly trashed U.S. intelligence and praised the Russian dictator....
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

The Hill GOP lawmaker renews call for Trump to release tax returns after Putin summit Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) is renewing his call for President Trump to release his tax returns after the president's controversial press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin this week. Sanford told The Wa...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 1091
Views: 36393

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

CNN: EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world's economy
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

Associated Press House GOP blocks measure to condemn Trump House Republicans have used a party-line vote to block a Democratic measure aimed at condemning President Donald Trump's stunning comments in Helsinki, Finland, about Russia. It was the first vote testing how Congress will react to Trump's ...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

New York Daily News President Trump backpedals after controversial Vladimir Putin meeting, claims he misspoke on Russian election meddling President Trump caved to an onslaught of bipartisan criticism Tuesday, walking back his embrace of Vladimir Putin and claiming he misspoke when he said he could...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

The Hill Hoyer: Trump committed 'treason' in Helsinki House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) on Tuesday accused President Trump of committing treason during the president's meeting a day earlier with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. “I agree with John Brennan, who said that i...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration
Replies: 176
Views: 7348

Re: New & Upcoming Books - Trump Administration

CTV News Obama stenographer shares chaos of Trump transition at White House in new book As former president Barack Obama shook hands with foreign leaders, strategized with his cabinet, and spoke to the press during his tenure at the White House, Beck Dorey-Stein was always there, tucked away in a c...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Re: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

Cross-posting Reuters Mike Pompeo to testify on Russia next week: Senate panel chair WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify before Congress to discuss Russia next week, the Republican chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters on Tuesday. U.S...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit
Replies: 19
Views: 295

Congressional Committees: Trump-Russia Helsinki Summit

The Hill Schumer demands public hearing on what Trump ‘might have committed’ to Putin Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is demanding Republicans convene a public hearing on any deal made between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at their recent summit in Helsinki. “...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Media & Social Media
Topic: Media Moves
Replies: 950
Views: 54644

Re: Media Moves

Politico How Sinclair lost Trump's FCC Sinclair Broadcast Group had everything going for it when it announced its $3.9 billion purchase of Tribune Media in May 2017: close ties to the Trump administration, and a friendly Federal Communications Commission chairman who cleared a path for regulators t...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia
Replies: 1753
Views: 60471

Re: Congressional Committees: Re 2016 Elections & Russia

Reuters Mike Pompeo to testify on Russia next week: Senate panel chair WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify before Congress to discuss Russia next week, the Republican chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters on Tuesday. U.S. Senator Bob...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: All the President's Lies
Replies: 391
Views: 19750

Re: All the President's Lies

TAP - Robert Reich What Are We to Do About Trump's Escalating Lies? As the political season heats up, Trump is ramping up his lies through his three amplifiers: Fox News, rallies, and Twitter. According to The Fact Checker’s database, the average daily rate of Trump’s false or misleading claims is ...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: The Resistance
Topic: #OccupyLafayettePark
Replies: 3
Views: 60

#OccupyLafayettePark

The Hill Protests erupt outside of White House as Trump returns from Putin summit Protesters greeted President Trump as he returned from his summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, with dozens gathering outside the White House and yelling "traitor" late into the night. ...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: California 48th CD 2018; Top-2 Primary, June 5
Replies: 6
Views: 277

Re: California 48th CD 2018; Top-2 Primary, June 5

The Hill Poll: Dem challenger narrowly leads 30-year incumbent Rohrabacher Democratic nominee Harley Rouda narrowly leads Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) in one of California’s most competitive House races this cycle, according to a new poll. A Monmouth University Poll released Tuesday found Rouda...
by Addie
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives
Topic: Ohio 12th CD 2018; Primaries 5/8; Special Election 8/7
Replies: 19
Views: 648

Re: Ohio 12th CD 2018; Primaries 5/8; Special Election 8/7

WaPo - Dave Weigel Democrats look for another potential House flip in Ohio ... Ohio’s 12th Congressional District, which stretches from Columbus’s suburbs into conservative rural Ohio, is giving both parties a sense of deja vu. Four months after first-time candidate Conor Lamb won a strongly Republ...

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