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by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: House Ways and Means: Mnuchin Hearing; Economic Effects of Govt Shutdown
Replies: 0
Views: 25

House Ways and Means: Mnuchin Hearing; Economic Effects of Govt Shutdown

The Hill House chairman calls for Mnuchin to testify on shutdown's economic effects The chairman of a House panel has called on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to testify in a public hearing next week on the economic effects of the partial government shutdown. House Ways and Means Committee Chairm...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: 2018-2019 Government Shutdown
Replies: 970
Views: 22873

Re: 2018-2019 Government Shutdown

Roll Call: House voice vote to end government shutdown sows confusion, anger and eventually reconciliation
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Resistance
Topic: L I A R
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: L I A R

HuffPo: Mosaic Artist Fills Potholes With An Anti-Trump Jolt

by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives Elections
Topic: Pennsylvania 12th CD 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: Pennsylvania 12th CD 2020

My suspicion, too, dat 8-)
kate520 wrote:
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:41 pm
Alternatively, the Dems now have subpoena power. :blink:
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Colombia
Replies: 28
Views: 3522

Re: Colombia

LA Times Colombia’s lesser known rebel group still delivers violence and wreaks havoc The Colombian rebel group known as the National Liberation Army delivered an unwelcome new year message, exploding two bombs on the Caño Limon-to-Coveñas oil pipeline in the eastern province of Arauca. The Jan. 9 ...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: All The Dead Journalists
Replies: 88
Views: 7145

Re: All The Dead Journalists

Marketwatch Journalist who exposed corrupt FIFA official is shot dead ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike as he drove home alone at night, police said Thursday....
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: U.S. House of Representatives Elections
Topic: Pennsylvania 12th CD 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Pennsylvania 12th CD 2020

The Hill GOP Rep. Tom Marino resigns from Congress Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) announced Thursday that he is resigning from Congress to take a job in the private sector. "Having spent over two decades serving the public, I have chosen to take a position in the private sector where I can use both my leg...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Russia Sanctions Bills
Replies: 29
Views: 1958

Re: Russia Sanctions Bills

WaPo In rebuke to Trump administration, more than 130 Republicans join House Democrats to oppose lifting sanctions against Putin ally The 362-53 vote registers formal House disapproval of plans to relax sanctions against companies controlled by Russian President Vladimir Putin ally, Oleg Deripaska,...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: House Oversight - Feb 7 2019: Michael Cohen Public Testimony
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: House Oversight - Feb 7 2019: Michael Cohen Public Testimony

WaPo - Paul Waldman Michael Cohen is about to sing, and Trump is in big trouble Michael Cohen is scheduled to testify before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 7, and, oh boy, is that going to be something. In fact, if he really gives a comprehensive account of everything he saw and did while to...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Colombia
Replies: 28
Views: 3522

Re: Colombia

BBC News Bogotá blast: Deadly 'car bomb' rocks Colombia capital A large explosion has killed at least eight people in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, the country's defence ministry says. The blast happened outside a school for police cadets in the south of the city. Thirty-eight people were reported...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Elections 2020
Topic: Polls: 2020 Already
Replies: 45
Views: 3164

Re: Polls: 2020 Already

Fogs, can this thread please be moved to 2020 Presidential now? ty WaPo - Philip Bump Analysis | Only three-quarters of Trump supporters definitely plan to vote for him in 2020 At the top, the new NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist poll isn’t great news for President Trump’s reelection prospects. The pollsters...
by Addie
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018
Replies: 939
Views: 60475

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018

NPR Poll: Trump Approval Down, Slips With Base ... A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds Trump's approval rating down and his disapproval rating up from a month ago. He currently stands at 39 percent approve, 53 percent disapprove — a 7-point net change from December when his rating was 42 perce...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Social Issues
Topic: Aging - it's not for fraidy cats
Replies: 140
Views: 6612

Re: Aging - it's not for fraidy cats

Rooting for you, Vic :cheer:
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Retail Bankruptcies
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: Retail Bankruptcies

Green Bay Press-Gazette Shopko files for bankruptcy, will close 105 stores, including 16 in Wisconsin ASHWAUBENON - Shopko has until March 14 to find a way through reorganization or it will have to liquidate its assets, according to bankruptcy court documents filed Wednesday. Shopko's parent compan...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Oversight 2019: Re Trump Admin Corruption
Replies: 24
Views: 2030

Re: Congressional Oversight 2019: Re Trump Admin Corruption

NPR Federal Watchdog Finds Government Ignored Emoluments Clause With Trump Hotel Officials leasing the Old Post Office Building for the the Trump International Hotel in Washington improperly ignored the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses when they continued to lease the government property to P...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: House Oversight - Feb 7 2019: Michael Cohen Public Testimony
Replies: 4
Views: 180

Re: House Oversight - Feb 7 2019: Michael Cohen Public Testimony

ABC News Senators nearing subpoena for Michael Cohen, Trump’s former attorney, in probe of Russian election interference A key Senate panel is moving closer to issuing a subpoena for Michael Cohen, the president’s former personal attorney and fixer, as part of its ongoing investigation into Russian...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: US v. Manafort (Guilty Plea); Kilimnik; Gates (Guilty Plea): 17-cr-201: USDC for DC; Money-Laundering, Conspiracy & FARA
Replies: 1427
Views: 55067

Re: US v. Manafort (Guilty Plea); Kilimnik; Gates (Guilty Plea): 17-cr-201: USDC for DC; Money-Laundering, Conspiracy &

Daily Beast Rick Gates Tells Mueller About Trump Team’s Dealings With Israeli Intelligence Firm Psy Group delivered plans for ‘social media manipulation’ in 2016 and the special counsel is digging in as part of his probe into Mideast influence. Rick Gates, the former campaign aide to Donald Trump, ...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Environment & Public Works: Jan 16 2019; Andrew Wheeler Confirmation Hearing (EPA)
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Re: Environment & Public Works: Jan 16 2019; Andrew Wheeler Confirmation Hearing (EPA)

Associated Press Senators consider former lobbyist as EPA’s permanent chief ... Wheeler worked at the Washington law and lobbying firm Faegre Baker Daniels from 2009 until April 2018, according to his filing with the Office of Government Ethics. His lobbying clients included coal magnate Bob Murray...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Military
Topic: Deportation and Vets/Active Duty Military
Replies: 49
Views: 3101

Re: Deportation and Vets/Active Duty Military

CBS News Marine vet held by ICE for possible deportation is U.S. citizen, lawyer says A Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder was held for three days for possible deportation before federal authorities learned the 27-year-old is a U.S. citizen born in Michigan, lawyers said Wednesday. ...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: 2018-2019 Government Shutdown
Replies: 970
Views: 22873

Re: 2018-2019 Government Shutdown

Marist Poll PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll Results & Analysis: Government Shutdown Americans Consider Shutdown Flawed Strategy… Majority Blames Trump for the Gridlock Convincing Americans that the government shutdown is an effective tool to bring about consensus on border security is a tough sell for Pre...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Environment & Public Works: Jan 16 2019; Andrew Wheeler Confirmation Hearing (EPA)
Replies: 4
Views: 86

Environment & Public Works: Jan 16 2019; Andrew Wheeler Confirmation Hearing (EPA)

C-Span - January 16, 2019: EPA Administrator Confirmation Hearing

Andrew Wheeler, President Trump’s pick for EPA administrator, testified before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018
Replies: 939
Views: 60475

Re: Presidential Approval Polls 2017, 2018

Newsweek Donald Trump Approval Rating Average in First Two Years Is Lowest for Any President Since World War II President Donald Trump’s 39 percent job approval rating average during the first two years of his term is the lowest of any president since World War II, according to a poll report releas...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Military
Topic: Syria "Red Line"
Replies: 59
Views: 1985

Re: Syria "Red Line"

WaPo U.S. confirms American troops killed in blast claimed by Islamic State in Syria BEIRUT — The Islamic State asserted responsibility Wednesday for a suicide blast in the U.S.-patrolled city of Manbij in Syria, the first such attack since President Trump said American forces would withdraw from t...
by Addie
Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: State of the Union: 2019
Replies: 46
Views: 883

Re: State of the Union: 2019

WaPo : Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union address because of government shutdown — or deliver it in writing ... Pelosi later told reporters that the letter was intended as a suggestion and that she was not rescinding the invitation for Trump to speak. “He can make it from the Oval Off...

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