Congress Now Wants Twitter to Explain How That Covington Teens Video Went Viral

Pretty much half the news media is backpedaling from their coverage of footage of white Covington Catholic High School students in MAGA hats taunting and harassing a Native American elder, Nathan Phillips, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in DC amid the Indigenous Peoples’ March earlier this month. Footage of the…Read more...
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Who knew? Trump's top White House attorney is Covington Catholic High School graduate

The firestorm surrounding Covington Catholic has brought to light that one of the school's most prominent graduates happens to be President Trump's top White House attorney.            [Author: Cincinnati Enquirer]
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Russell Baker, droll columnist and memoirist who twice won Pulitzer, dies at 93

Russell Baker received a Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1979 and another for his Depression-era memoir four years later.
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White House 'reached out' to Covington Catholic students to offer support

President Trump's administration offered support for the Covington Catholic High School students involved in a confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House plans to send 50 judicial nominees to new Congress

The White House on Tuesday night announced its intention to renominate 50 judicial nominees, rekindling a battle between Republicans, who hope to capitalize on their record-breaking judicial success from the last Congress, and Democrats, who have lashed out at some of President Donald Trump's more controversial nominees.
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‘Celebrity Big Brother’: Anthony Scaramucci Says There is ‘No Chance’ He’d Be Invited to Work for Trump Again

Would former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci ever work for Donald Trump again? According to him, no — due to disinterest from those currently working with the president. “If I’m really being totally objective, there’s no chance I would get invited back,” Scaramucci said in the second half of the two-part “Big Brother: Celebrity […]
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Stormy Daniels’ Lawsuit Against President Trump Could Be Tossed Out

Daniels is seeking to tear up a hush-money settlement about their alleged affai
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President Trump Told Sarah Huckabee Sanders ‘Not to Bother’ Briefing Reporters

The last daily briefing took place on Dec. 18
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White House Memo: At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over a Border Wall Displaces Other Priorities

President Trump’s monthlong impasse with Congress over his proposed border wall has all but frozen the rest of his policy agenda.
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White House expresses 'support' for Covington Catholic students

The White House has reached out to Covington Catholic High School students after video of an encounter between students from the school and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips stirred a national debate.
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Federal employees rally outside Sea-Tac Airport to push for end of shutdown

Friday will mark the second missed paycheck for many of the roughly 800,000 federal employees who are furloughed or working without pay compensation during the government shutdown, around 2,000 of whom work at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
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Trump Reportedly Demanded That NASA Fly a Manned Mission to Mars by 2020

It may not shock you to learn that our president doesn’t understand space travel. According to Team of Vipers, the new book by former White House communications official Cliff Sims, Trump interrupted a call to the International Space Station to demand that NASA speed up their timeline for sending a manned mission to…Read more...
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The Latest: White House reaches out to Kentucky students

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on reaction from a recent encounter between white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect outside the Lincoln Memorial. (all times local):
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Defying Pelosi, Trump proceeds with State of the Union plans

The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it.
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DHS issues security order after DNS hijack attacks from Iran, 6 agency domains already affected

The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday issued an “emergency” security alert urging federal civilian agencies to secure login credentials for their respective internet domain records. The alert follows up on a recent report of DNS attacks said to have originated in Iran. In today's statement, DHS says managers need to audit DNS records for unauthorized edits, update their passwords, and turn on multi-factor authentication for all accounts through which DNS records could be altered. Ag...
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Senator Mark Warner's Stop STUPIDITY Act would protect federal employees' pay during shutdowns

Senator Mark Warner [D-VA] has introduced the Stop STUPIDITY (Shutdowns Transferring Unnecessary Pain and Inflicting Damage In The Coming Years) Act, which would "keep the government running in the case of a lapse in funding by automatically renewing government funding at the same levels as the previous year," while continuing to leave the the legislative branch and the Executive Office of the President unfunded, which "will force Congress and the White House to come to the negotiating table ...
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GOP pushes porn as the answer to border wall funding

An Arizona Congresswoman introduced a bill to the House yesterday that, if passed, would fund President Trump‘s border wall — at least in Arizona. Introduced by Republican Rep. Gail Griffin, HB 2444 would levy a one-time $20 fee per-device on Arizonans wishing to access pornography online. In peddling porn, it would seem the “family values” party has one foot planted firmly in the evangelical church and another in the adult entertainment industry. If you couldn’t make it past the glossary of ter...
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Will helping fix the teachers strike help Eric Garcetti become president?

In some potentially important ways, Eric Garcetti’s presidential hopes got a lift Tuesday morning when the Los Angeles mayor helped end the teachers strike in the nation’s second-largest school district. But Garcetti’s role in the settlement between officials of Los Angeles Unified and the teachers union is hardly a springboard to the White House — and it might even have a downside, political observers said in interviews. The pluses are clear for Garcetti, who is thought to be preparing to launc...
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Hogan … Tidley?: Trump’s A Big Fan Of Spokesman, Didn’t Know His Last Name

President Donald Trump has claimed in the past to have “one of the great memories of all time.” Well … decide for yourself. The New York Times reported earlier this month that “sometimes, with aides,” President Donald Trump refers to National Security Adviser John Bolton as “Mike Bolton.” And on Tuesday, CNN reported yet another instance of the President’s less-than-total recall. In a report on the White House press shop, the network said Trump had once referred to White House deputy press se...
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House Judiciary Chair Lays Out Blistering Line Of Questioning For Whitaker Hearing

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to former hot tub salesman and current acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker today, laying out the questions Whitaker can expect to face at his Feb. 8 hearing before the committee. The questions, submitted so that Whitaker can check in advance whether the White House will invoke “executive privilege,” range from his controversial appointment on Nov. 7 to last week’s disputed Buzzfeed story. Most of the queries focus on wheth...
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Regrets, 2020 Democrats have a few

Democrats eyeing the White House are starting with an apology.
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Kahele challenges Gabbard for congressional seat, Ige's State of the State address today, Caldwell mulls banning right turn on red, Oahu's property tax exemption could rise, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tusli Gabbard, Kai Kahele photo illustration ©2019 All Hawaii News Hawaii state Sen. Kai Kahele officially announced Monday that he plans to run for the congressional seat occupied by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, setting up a potential 2020 Democratic primary challenge for Gabbard early on as she embarks on her bid for president. Star-Advertiser.Sen. Kai Kahele Gets A Jump On 2020 In Announcing Congressional Bid. The Hilo legislator said he’ll campaign for the seat currently held by Tulsi Gab...
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Merkley focuses on Senate duties, less on White House bid

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — On a day when another U.S. senator formally entered the 2020 presidential race, Sen. Jeff Merkley, who’s also pondering a run, seemed content to just be a senator by holding a town hall back in his home state of Oregon. Merkley, one of Congress’ most vocal critics of President Donald Trump’s […]
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Irish PM: bilateral deal needed with May if UK crashes out of EU

Leo Varadkar suggests for first time a separate customs agreement to avoid checksThe Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, has said the UK and Ireland would have to negotiate a bilateral agreement on “full alignment” of customs to avoid a hard border with Northern Ireland in a no-deal scenario.It is the first time the taoiseach has mentioned the possibility of a separate deal with the UK to mitigate against a hard border. Continue reading...
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White House economic adviser denies China report

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser on Tuesday denied news reports that the United States had canceled a meeting this week with the Chinese government as the two countries rush to strike a trade deal ahead of a March 1 deadline.
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White House's Kudlow says 'no cancellation' of US-China trade meeting

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser on Tuesday denied news reports that the United States had canceled a meeting this week with the Chinese government as the two countries rush to strike a trade deal ahead of a March 1 deadline.
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The Senate Will Vote on the Shutdown. But There’s Still No End in Sight

After a long month of inaction, the Senate will now vote on two bills that could possibly end the month-long government down. But both are widely expected to fail, raising more questions about how the stalemate will end. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic leader Chuck Schumer announced Tuesday that the chamber would hold…
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Shutdown, Chuck Schumer

Trump Administration Will Ask Supreme Court to Quickly Rule on Including Citizenship Question on 2020 Census

A federal judge previously blocked the administration from asking about citizenship
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Despite Pelosi request to delay, Trump moves ahead with State of the Union

By JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON — The White House is moving forward with plans for President Donald Trump to deliver his State of the Union speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress — despite a letter from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi requesting he delay it. The White House sent an email to the House Sergeant-at-Arms asking to schedule a walk-through in anticipation of a Jan. 29 address, according to a White House official who, like others, spoke on condition of anonymity because they wer...
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Trump seeks quick Supreme Court ruling on census citizenship question

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will appeal directly to the Supreme Court to be allowed to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, bypassing the court of appeals and seeking a final ruling by the end of June. Solicitor General Noel Francisco says in court papers filed Tuesday that the fast […]
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