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King Strikes McCarthy, Cheney: What Gives Them ‘Moral Authority’ To Judge Me

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made his true feelings about the backlash over his comments about white supremacy known during an interview with a St. Louis radio station on Wednesday, pushing back against House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-WY) criticism of him. “(McCarthy) decided he’s going to to believe the New York Times over Steve King and that’s a fact and I will tell you, if there’s support out there for Liz Cheney– you can’t put her in the category of every be...
Tags: News, White House, House, New York Times, St Louis, Cheney, King, Mccarthy, Kevin McCarthy, Steve King, Steve King R IA, Liz Cheney, Nicole Lafond, McCarthy Cheney


With cameras off, Trump meets with bipartisan House group, including Dean Phillips, to discuss shutdown

The Minnesota Democrat is part of a small bipartisan group of House members that met with President Trump today at the White House to talk about the shutdown.
Tags: Minnesota, White House, House, Trump, Dean Phillips


Pelosi’s Suggestion That President Trump Postpone the State of the Union Address Is Not as Strange as It Sounds

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump on Wednesday to postpone the State of the Union address, she gave him two options – reschedule the speech, or send it to Congress in a letter. Pelosi’s letter argued that the speech raised safety concerns because many members of the Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security, which handle security for the event, are furloughed due to the partial government shutdown. She noted that a State of the Union address has never before...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Uncategorized, House, Jimmy Carter, Secret Service, Nancy Pelosi, John Adams, Department Of Homeland Security, Wilson, Trump, Sotu


A list of Steve King's worst remarks: Racist, shocking, and just plain stupid

You've gotta read, by Douglas Burns, this excellent roundup of a dozen or so of the worst things congressman Steve King (R-IA) has said, dating back decades. Notable that these long, long predate the latest “why does racism have such a negative stigma” remarks that got him in trouble, and ultimately led to his removal from various powerful committees in Congress this week. “I'm a western Iowa newspaper owner who has chronicled @SteveKingIA and his troubling remarks for 2 decades,” tweeted Bu...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Christ What An Asshole, Congress, Mexico, America, Barack Obama, US news, Gop, United States, House, Iowa, Republican Party, Christ, King


These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

A day after congressional Democrats declined to meet with President Donald Trump over ending the government shutdown, at least seven House Democrats attended a White House meeting Wednesday aimed at reopening the government that has been partially closed for more than three weeks.
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WH Economist Admits Economic Strain After Saying Fed Workers ‘Better Off’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns, noting that both the Secret Service and the Homeland Security Department are affected by the partial government shutdown, now it its fourth week. She added that ...
Tags: Travel, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, China, Ap, House, Secret Service, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Delaware, South Carolina


Little progress seen on shutdown as talks continue among bipartisan 'gang'

A bipartisan Senate "gang" entered Wednesday hoping to pull together a proposal that could garner the votes (and presidential support) to re-open the government, while the White House will take a second swing at convincing rank-and-file Democrats to peel away from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Tags: Senate, White House, Cnn, House


White House Calls King’s White Supremacist Comments ‘Abhorrent’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined several key Republicans in calling out Rep. Steve King (R-IA) for his comments about white supremacy, according to The Hill and NBC. “Steve King’s comments were abhorrent,” she reportedly told the press outside the West Wing on Wednesday. “The Republican leadership, unlike Democrats, have actually taken action when their members have said outrageous and inappropriate things.” After King was quoted in The New York Times pondering why th...
Tags: News, White House, House, New York Times, Republican, King, Hill, West Wing, Steve King R IA, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Nicole Lafond, NBC Steve King


Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

By LISA MASCARO, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns, noting that both Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security are affected by the partial government shutdown...
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Nancy Pelosi Asks Trump to Delay State of the Union

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Donald Trump to delay his planned State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 29, or to deliver it in writing. Pelosi cited the government shutdown and the fact that the two agencies tasked with security and planning, the Secret Service and the Department of Homeland […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, House, Secret Service, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, State Of The Union, Pelosi, President Trump, Nancy Pelosi Asks Trump


Pelosi Asks Trump to Delay State of the Union

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Donald Trump to delay his planned State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 29, or to deliver it in writing. Pelosi cited the government shutdown and the fact that the two agencies tasked with security and planning, the Secret Service and the Department of Homeland […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, House, Secret Service, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, State Of The Union, Pelosi, President Trump, Pelosi Asks Trump


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
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Bipartisan Group Of House Members Will Meet With Trump To Chat Shutdown Stalemate

A bipartisan group of House members will meet with President Trump in the Situation Room on Wednesday to attempt to hash out a compromise on the government shutdown, Politico reported.  Members of the PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS off to the White House tomorrow to meet with trump in the situation room. — Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) January 15, 2019 The group are members of the Problem Solvers Caucus. The hope is that Trump can be convinced to open up the government and support an immigration re...
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White House denounces Rep. King’s white supremacy remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is describing comments by Republican Rep. Steve King about white supremacy as “abhorrent.” Presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is praising the move by House Republicans to strip the nine-term Iowa lawmaker of his committee assignments. King was quoted last week by The New York Times as saying: “White […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, House, New York Times, Iowa, Steve King, Sarah Huckabee Sanders


Congress Will Skip Planned Recess If Shutdown Continues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged shutdown. The House and Senate announced Tuesday they would stay in session, canceling an upcoming recess week at home if the shutdown continued, which seemed likely. On the shutdown’s 25th day Tuesday, Trump did not move off his demand to have Congre...
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It's Day 26 Of The Government Shutdown And There's No End In Sight

President Trump tried to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and on Tuesday invited rank-and-file House Democrats to a shutdown meeting at the White House. They declined to attend.
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The Shutdown Is Still Going On. So Are the Political Stunts

No one on Capitol Hill or the White House seems any closer to resolving the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. In an effort to appear busy, however, both sides are resorting to political stunts. There have already been three failed attempts this week try and break the nearly month-long stalemate. House Democrats brought legislation…
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, House, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Shutdown


Why Strategy & Tactics Matter in Defending the Second Amendment

Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Gun Control Act of 1968 into law – but he wanted it to include a licensing and registration scheme. (White House photo) United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- Okay, folks, now we get to the next step after we have determined just what our present situation is. Our objective is simple: Securing our Second Amendment rights and a legacy of freedom for future generations. There is just one problem: Michael Bloomberg isn’t going to give up his dreams of disar...
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High drama, few results as Trump warns of 'long' shutdown

Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics Tuesday, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file lawmakers even as President Donald Trump dug in for a prolonged shutdown.
Tags: White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump


House Democrats Reject White House Invitation to Shutdown Talks

House Democrats on Tuesday rejected an invitation from the White House to continue negotiations to end the government shutdown. Several moderate House Democrats, who were invited along with nine House Republicans to a luncheon with the president Tuesday, but none accepted the invitation, the White House said. “Today, the president offered both Democrats and Republicans the chance to meet for lunch at the White House.
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Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The White House ran quickly into the limits of trying to bypass Speaker Nancy Pelosi in shutdown negotiations when rank-and-file House Democrats declined an invitation to lunch Tuesday with President Donald Trump.
Tags: White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi


House Dem Centrists Tell Trump To Take A Hike, Won’t Meet On Shutdown

President Trump asked a group of moderate House Democrats to meet with him on Tuesday, looking to drive a wedge between them and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). No dice, said the Democrats. White House officials scrambled to find moderate House Democrats willing to meet with Trump Tuesday morning after the President demanded the meeting from aides. But Democrat after Democrat turned them down, uninterested in giving Trump a chance to berate them, try to embarrass them or try to get them to ...
Tags: News, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Dc, Trump, Correa, White House Press, John Katko R NY, Lou Correa, Cameron Joseph, Sarah Sanders, Rodney Davis R IL, Democrats White House, Stephanie Murphy, White House Unfortunately no Democrats


White House tries to bypass Pelosi on shutdown talks, but moderate Democrats rebuff offer

Moderate Democrats decline an invitation to the White House as President Trump tries to undercut House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in shutdown talks.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Usa Today, Trump, Pelosi


White House shifts shutdown strategy, tries to bypass Pelosi

Shifting strategy, the White House invited rank-and-file House Democrats to lunch Tuesday with President Donald Trump, bypassing Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team in an effort to get centrist and freshman lawmakers on board with funding Trump's long-promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Tags: Mexico, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi


Iowa’s King Blocked From House Committees After Remarks About Race

(WASHINGTON) — Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms. King, in his ninth term representing Iowa, will not be given committee assignments in the Congress that began this month, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy…
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, Uncategorized, House, Iowa, Steve King, Onetime


Iowa’s Steve King off House committees after race remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms. King, in his ninth term representing Iowa, will not be given committee assignments in the Congress that began this month, House Minority Leader Kevin […]
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WH Chases Moderate House Dems From Red States To Try To Pressure Pelosi

The White House is attempting to court some moderate House Democrats who are from red states to break with party leadership and compromise with President Trump on his border wall funding demands, Politico reported. According to people familiar with the plan who spoke to Politico, the administration hopes their pursuit of a border security deal with more vulnerable Democrats will put pressure on Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), who they believe is unlikely to compromise anytime soon. The...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Politico, Democrats, House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Red States, Nicole Lafond, WH Chases Moderate House


Output-plugin: Articles as CSV Table

I'd love to do some text analysis with the latest news we can download with calibre. There is already a dataset called "all the news" on kaggle: https://www.kaggle.com/snapcrack/all-the-news I would like to export news in the same manner like this dataset. Can anybody help me to write an output plugin to put every article in a table like this: id,title,publication,author,date,year,month,url,co ntent Or at least give a hint on how to get started. Thanks! edit: sorry if this post is not placed c...
Tags: Books, Obama, Congress, Washington, White House, House, Recipes, Capitol Hill, Trump, Treasury Department, Donald J Trump, Obama White House, John A Boehner, Collyer, Carl Hulse, Mr Trump


Republican Steve King stripped of assignments amid racism backlash – as it happened

Congressman faces growing rebuke over recent commentsTrump denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 1.55am GMT Powering down for the night, thanks for tuning in! Here’s what happened today: 1.35am GMT According to The Daily Beast, the special counsel and NY federal prosecutors are looking into a meeting Trump had in the days before he was inaugurated, for possible evidence that foreigners and donors sought to purchase influence in the adminis...
Tags: Europe, Republicans, White House, Russia, World news, US news, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, US politics, House, US Congress, Kremlin, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Ny


Trump Rejects Reopening Gov’t, Cites Desired Wall: ‘I Don’t Want To Just Delay It’

President Donald Trump acknowledged Monday that he’d rejected the possibility of reopening the government before securing funding for his desired border wall, an idea most recently pitched by his ally Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). “Well, that was a suggestion that Lindsey made, but I did reject it, yes,” he told reporters outside the White House. “I’m not interested. I want to get it solved. I don’t want to just delay it. I want to get it solved.” He was referring to comments Graham, a rece...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, House, Graham, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Lindsey, Sen Lindsey Graham, Matt Shuham, Chuck Schumer D NY



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